FAIR CLASS, TRUCKS, & COMPACTS
- Refer to General Rules for
- No 4x4 or all-wheel drive
- Pre-derbied cars and trucks
are allowed, provided they meet all rules.
- Remove all glass, chrome,
plastic, moldings, headliner, dash & flammable material, A/C coolant,
antifreeze, trailer hitches, and interior decking.
- Stock gas tank must be
removed. A small metal tank must be mounted in the rear seat area. The tank
must be very secure, safe, and covered. Plastic tanks are not allowed for
- Electric fuel pump allowed
but switch must be clearly marked on-off.
- No more than 1 battery
allowed, which must be relocated to front passenger floor, secured and
- Floor shifter allowed.
Ignition & wiring modifications (hot-wire) allowed.
- Hood must have 12x12
minimum hole to easily extinguish fires. Extra hole(s) in hood not required
if you have at least 12x12 header holes.
FRAME, BODY, & BUMPERS
- Frame seam welding is
allowed, no filler metal allowed, unless stated. Frame repair due to damage
or rust is allowed repair cannot exceed 1 past rust or damage. Frame
repair metal cannot be thicker than Ό. Repairs can only be made on 2 of the
4 sides of the frame. Paint all repairs a bright color for identification.
Bolting or pinning of frames is not allowed. Frames will be scoped!
- No stuffing or filling of
frame. Do not undercoat, paint, or put any substance in or on frame.
- Body seam welding, bolting,
or screwing is allowed. Body repair due to damage or rust is allowed
repair cannot exceed 3 past rust or damage. Body repair metal cannot be
thicker than 1/8.
- Firewall, floor pan (for
shifter), wheel wells, and fenders can be trimmed.
- Fenders or wheel wells may be
bolted or welded.
- Tucking of trunk or roof is
allowed. You must allow access for inspection.
- Doors, trunk lid, hatchback,
or tailgate can be welded shut with Ό thick x 6 max plates or straps. A
12x12 access hole in the trunk lid or floor is required for inspection.
Plates/straps cannot go to the frame. Tops of doors can be folded over and
welded. If doors are not welded shut, they must be chained/wired. Two
chains/wires per window opening allowed.
- Trunk lid/tailgate & hood can
be secured by a max of 6 bolts each. Max of 1 diameter. Bolts can be welded
or bolted to the frame. You may substitute an equivalent sized piece of
steel (i.e. pipe or tube steel) and weld a bolt on the end, instead of using
a long piece of threaded rod. No flat washers or plates bigger than
6x6x1/4. Six chains/wires can be used if bolts are not you cannot use
both bolts & chains/wire.
- Body mounts may be removed.
Original bolts can be replaced with up to 1 max diameter. Six additional
body mount bolts may be added; they must all be vertical and no longer than
10 with max diameter of 1. Any bolts holding gas tank, battery box, etc.
to the frame are considered body mount bolts. No flat washers or flat plates
bigger than 6x6x1/4. Bolts can extend all the way through the frame but
plates will need to be off for inspection.
- Rear suspension conversions
are not allowed. No front suspension conversions allowed. Leaf springs must
be no thicker than 3/8. Main spring may be doubled and secondary springs
must have at least a one inch stagger. Springs may be clamped. Control arms,
A-arms, tie-rods, ball joints, and steering joints may be modified. Max
bumper height of 28 from ground to bottom of bumper.
- Bumpers & brackets may be
interchanged from make/model/year. Homemade brackets allowed but must be no
longer or thicker than stock brackets.
- Bumpers, shocks, & brackets
may be welded, bolted & chained.wired. Two pieces of 4x12x1/4 metal may
be welded or bolted to help hold the bumper on. Bumpers may be trimmed but
no sharp edges.
- Dash bar and seat bars are
allowed for drivers safety. Bars may be connected to each other with door
bars and may be connected to the frame (in 4 places max). Bars may be welded
to the frame. Bars may not extend past the firewall and may not extend
rearward beyond the front most part of the rear wheel well tubs. Bars may
not tie into rear frame humps or drive train. Halo (rollover) bars allowed
but they must remain within the safety cage area.
- Drivers door window and
windshield net/guard is recommended. Hardtop (no post) cars must have straps
or chains/wires from door to roof in door post and/or passenger area.
ENGINE & DRIVETRAIN
- Any engine, transmission,
rear-end combination may be used. Rear-end must be a max of a 5 lug
automotive type. Rear-end may be welded or spooled. Rear-end may be
chained/wired to frame in 2 places with bolts not welded.
- Engine must be within 5 of
original position. Engine components may be modified (fan blades, header
pipes, etc.). Transmission cooler allowed, must be secure and safe.
Transmission may be chained/wired in place.
- Motor mounts may be modified
to better hold engine in place but may not strengthen car. Engine may be
welded or chained down with bracing or chains that cannot extend more than
12 from engine. Four places max.
- Distributor protectors
allowed. However, guards and mounting brackets may not be any wider than the
- Radiator must be in stock
position. No other auxiliary systems allowed. Radiator guards allowed,
provided they are no thicker than Ό and are connected only to the radiator
and the sheet metal. They may not connect to the frame, bumper, or threaded
rod for the hood.
- Any type of tire or wheel may
be used. Split rims must be welded solid. Wheel weights must be removed.
Valve stem protectors are allowed.
- All cars must have number on
a roof mounted sign. Choose you own number, first come first served.
- Truck height will be no
taller than 28 to center of rear bumper. NO EXCEPTIONS.