Stock Car Rules 2021

  1. All cars must be standard makes. No Convertibles, Imperial, or Imperial frames.
  2. NO passengers allowed. Driver only.
  3. No reinforcing or stuffing the frame, hood, trunk lid, or body panels.
  4. No frame tipping, cold bending, Frame notching allowed but cut can NOT be rewelded. Body can be creased at frame notch area only and minimal pre bend at cut allowed.
  5. No body forming, rear speaker deck and truck must remain stock, No dishing.
  6. Any stock automotive bumper may be welded to end caps of frame; or 4 x 4 x ¼” square tube may be welded to frame and covered with a standard bumper skin. (1) per frame rail, a 2”x2” gusset may be added to hold bumper or tube on. Bumper shocks/brackets cannot be used if using tube and skin, only with stock bumper. Brackets/Shocks (can be collapsed) and welded to frame and bumper. No Chrysler V bumpers unless it was stock for that car. Stock bumpers can pound down chrome and weld, but if you do, ends must be cut off so we can see in.
  7. Rear bumpers can be chained on with up to 4 chains. 1 wrap. Or can weld on with a max of (1) 4”x4” plate per frame rail to weld on… Pick 1 way, not both. Chain or weld.
  8. Motor swaps allowed. Motors may be welded down behind pulleys in front of carburetor; Lower engine cradle mount, pulley protector, and front plate allowed. NO mid plates, upper/full cradles, distributor protector, steel bells, transmission brace, etc. may be used. This means NO.
  9. Wheel centers, Slider shafts, headers, transmission coolers, electric fuel pumps, homemade shifters, gas/brake pedals are allowed, but can NOT be connected to frame in any way.
  10. Modified steering columns allowed
  11. Tranny cross brace – factory cross member or up to a 2”x2” tube can be used. Up to a 6”- 2’”x2” angle can be welded to frame to set cross member on. Can NOT be welded over a frame notch.
  12. Doors must be chained/wire or welded. No seam welding—(may use 4” x 4” max size patches) 2 per door seam. 2 door cars can have 3 on lower door seam. If using chain/wire, chain/wire can go around frame and rocker.
  13. Exterior Driver’s door bar allowed, may not extend more than 2” out from body and no more than 6” past door seams.
  14. Front dash bar is recommended. 4-point cage allowed, 4” max heavy wall material, min of 6” above the floor and center hump. Door bars max of 60” long. X brace behind drivers seat allowed. Drivers door can have 2 bars for safety. Plates, channel, tube (5” wide max) can be added in 4 corners to weld cage to and may go down to floor ONLY. 2 down bars allowed off dash bar to frame NO further forward than most forward part of firewall.
  15. Halo bar allowed but only attached to cage. Nothing below cage…
  16. #9 wire – 2 spots from cage to floor/frame/rocker. 2 wraps only. No wire from roof to anywhere.
  17. Remove stock gas tank. Use a boat tank or well-made fuel cell and it must be secured and covered. No plastic tanks or gas cans. Secure fuel lines. Place fuel cell behind driver’s seat, or a 24” x 24” max size frame may be welded to behind seat bar to mount tank to.
  18. Hood may be bolted or chained, but not welded shut. Six (6) chains (size 7/16” or smaller) or six (6) bolts (1” diameter max) may be used. Only two bolts or chains may go to/through the frame, in front of A-arms. Must have 16” min hole over Carburetor.
  19. Up to (12) 3/8” bolts with 1” max washers to bolt hood skins together.
  20. Trunk lid may be chained, bolted, or welded –six (6) chains/bolts with 4 to frame or rear bumper or welded down with six (6) ¼” 4” x 4” patches with only 2 bolts to frame.
  21. Wagon tailgates – 4 chain/wire spots. Can NOT go around frame or to roof. 1 wrap chain or 2 wraps with wire. Or 4 spots welded with a 4”x4” ¼” plate.
  22. 1 rear window bar allowed from roof to trunk lid. Only 6” of weld on roof and trunk. The window bar may not extend more than 15”past front edge of truck lid. A 6”x6” pad can be welded to trunk lid to weld bar to.
  23. Only stock rear-end. 6 lug bolt pattern max. NO bracing.
  24. Coil springs may be welded, chained or wired in. Factory trailing arms can be shortened or lengthened as needed.
  25. No welding leaf springs, 8 leaf’s max per side. May have up to 5 clamps per side
  26. Trimming of fenders allowed, can bolt or weld using 3/8” bolts max with 1” washers, bolts to be cut off flush with nuts. Or welding factory metal. Folding allowed but NO added metal allowed.
  27. Four (4) additional body bolts (3/4” bolt size with 4” x 4” x ¼” plate) inside car may be added, all other body bolts must remain stock.
  28. Factory A arms can be welded with a filler rod in outside perimeter of a arm.
  29. Factory tie rods, no reinforcement. May weld up suspension no more than 3” height.
  30. Y frame cars may plate top of Y with (4” wide x 3/16” thick plate) 16” back from back of bumper, topside only.
  31. Stock radiator in stock position or radi-barrel in radiator stock position. Radi-barrel is not to be any wider than frame rails, top and bottom of barrel. Radi-barrel may be 4” Thick max, may be welded to core support with angle iron (2 x 2 x 6) ¼” max, 2 per side or 3/8” bolts. Radiator protector may be used.
  32. If running radiator fan, hood must cover the fan.
  33. Diggers or aggressive tires ALLOWED on drive wheels. Homemade center rims allowed with any ply tire and double stuffed. NO studded tires, wheel weights or foam filled on drive wheels.  Foam in front tires allowed.
  34. Valve stem protectors are acceptable if welded safely. Lip protectors allowed, No bead locks or bead protectors.
  35. (2) windshield bars allowed, only 5” of weld on roof and cowl. Bars cannot connect to cage.
  36. Frame repair allowed. Max of 3 patches per frame rail, no more than 2” past bend either way, ¼” thick max material. Must have a min of a 2” gap between patches
  37. Fresh cars may have up to 1- 4”x7” by ¼” plate on each frame rail of a location of their choice. But ONLY 1 patch per rail!!

 

Full Size Light Build Trucks:

NO 1 tons: ¾ ton and under

No adding extra braces in frame or engine cradles outside what is stated.

No welding other than specified.

Hood: You can chain, wire, or bolt your hood down in any 6 locations. You can use 2, up to a 1” rod along the core support to frame, with no bigger than 5”x5” washers. You may also use angle iron no larger than 2”x2”X ¼” 6” long from hood to fender.

Core Support: may be replaced with up to 2”x2” material. one across the top and 2 kickers from top material no further back than center of front wheels. Up rights are to be the up to 1” rod for hoods.

Radiators or Radii: barrels are okay. Radiator with protector allowed. Barrels/protectors must be inside the frame rails for width and cannot touch rails. Bolt or weld to core support, not frame.

Bumpers: Bumpers are required. NO HOMEMADE SHARP POINTIES. Any factory bumper is okay, not exceed the width of the fenders. Bumpers may be made with up to 3/8” thick tube 6” high, welded to frame. A mild radius factory replica front ok, NO sharp points allowed. 2”x 2” angle gusset, may be used also to secure bumper to the frame. Rear bumper to remain flat and can go out to box edges, but not past edges. Bumpers MUST be between 22” and 30” to top of bumper for height.

Cab: You can have a dash bar. Must be 4” away from transmission bell or mid plate or fire wall. You can use 6”x 6” plates on the ends of the dash bar and behind the seat bar. You can run a bar no more than 10”behind the seat. You may connect the dash bar to behind the seat bar. 4 down bars. 2 down bars off the drivers side door bar to floor or may kick inward passing through floor and attach to side of the frame. For the passenger side door bar. Go from passenger side door bar to floor for protecting battery. You may also attach a rollover bar from seat bar to roof you can run from rollover bar to dash bar. 5” max on material for cage.

Doors: May be chained, wired, or welded up to 6 spots per door. If welded, no more than ¼” thick 3” wide x 6” patches only to be used. Drivers door- May be welded solid and reinforced for safety.

Box: Must look like truck box. No wedging. Roll over bar mounted in front of box is okay. Must be a minimum 5” gap between cab and any part of roll over bars. You can weld or bolt to the box floor or to box washer plates. NOT THE FRAME. Up rights and kickers no wider than frame. Top bar no wider than cab. Kicker no longer than 30”. No part of roll over bar can attach to interior cage components. You can bolt the box to the cab in 4 locations using up to 1” bolt size 5”x 5” plates. You can use up to 16” of strap per side to weld the cab and box together.

Body Bolts: May bolt the box down in 8 locations with chains, bolts or U- bolts to the frame. Cab can have 6 locations and 2 core support also. 1” is the maximum bolt allowed, with plates no bigger than 8” square or round. The bolting must go through the frame, like factory or weld to the outside of the frame. Do Not Pin frame.

Tailgate: Is required and MUST be ran in upright position. May be chained, wired, or welded. May use angle iron on the bottom of tailgate to box floor without touching a box washer. Vertical seam weld solid, added material, wire, chain no more than 4” past seam.

Suspension: Front axle, non-leaf spring trucks, may install ¾” bolt in center of a- arm welded to spring pocket to gain height. Front shocks may also be replaced with a piece of steel stock (bolted) in factory location to maintain ride height. Stock leaf packs or 4 leafs max. You may have 6 leaf clamps per leaf pack total. coil to leaf conversion ok on front axles but must be factory springs, 4 leafs max. Factory leaf spring perches may be welded or bolted to frame. May add 2 chains per axle to frame 3/8”chain. ½ tons may swap to ¾ ton rear ends. May be welded to posi-traction. No added bracing on rear ends.

Tires: Any ply tire allowed. Stuffed, skid and ag ok on all 4. No split rims. No bead locks or full centers. Small centers, lip protector, stem protector ok.

Engine Cross member: For older c channel frame trucks with no engine cross member this is your allowance: you will be allowed to build an engine cross member out of 2x6 ¼ inch thick tube max, you will be allowed to have a piece of the 2x6 tube 6 inches long welded or bolted in the c channel part of the frame, from there you can weld the 2x6 tube straight across off those pieces. This cross member must be directly above the front axle of the truck, absolutely no gussets or extra bracing from cross member to frame. Must only contact engine/cradle at mounting bolts ONLY. Outside of motor mount bolts. Cross member cannot be used as a brace or support for lower engine cradle or any other part of drivetrain or suspension, in addition to the cross member you will be allowed to box frame from front frame horns to this cross member. Max thickness on plate will be 3/16, no internal reinforcement behind plate. Must have inspection hole in frame capping.

Engine/Trans: Engine swaps okay as long as bolted to mounts and no added or extra braces in frame. Lower cradles, steel or aluminum bells are ok, as long as using factory mounts and bolts. May chain or weld motor down. No added support. Floating tranny braces are okay as long as not welded in, but can be bolted in factory location. Tranny coolers are allowed.

Any drive shaft may be used.

Steering: Steering shaft from box to steering wheel may be altered. Tie rods may be reinforced.

Battery/Gas tank: 2 batteries max. Must be properly mounted and covered. No Bungie straps. Factory Gas tank must be removed. 8 gallon max. May use electric fuel pump.

Pre Ran repairs – bends and puckers can be plated with up to 7” long ¼” thick plates. Up to 5 plates per frame rail.

Compact Truck Rules - 2021

  1. Welding from center of front wheels forward permitted. This is the only frame welding allowed.
  2. Patch and pucker frame. 6” long ¼” thick plate outside of frame only, 8” between patches.
  3. No frame swaps. No Imperial subs frames, K frames, ect. Stock only!
  4. Must use stock front bumper to cover your beam. No factory or homemade pointy bumpers.
  5. Must have a hood and must be bolted down in max of six places using max 1” rod, 6” washer max. 12”x12” opening in the hood above the carburetor.
  6. All doors must be welded or chained shut.
  7. Roll cages allowed. Inside or outside of the cab. Braces must stay in front of the wheel wells and can be bolted to the frame.
  8. Dash bar 4” max, door bars and rear cab bars are allowed. 2 down bars to the frame from dash bar allowed. Down bar cannot extend forward past firewall.
  9. Cab reinforcement must remain separate from the box.
  10. Gear protection in the box cannot be attached to the cab, box front, sides or rear.
  11. Tailgate must be welded to the box. Factory tailgates only.
  12. No stuffing of body panels (fenders, box sides, ect.)
  13. Rear bumpers that are removed, must have frame rails capped using channel or angle, can extend out to box sides.
  14. Prior run trucks must meet rules.
  15. May add an additional eight body bolts total, other than factory locations in cab and box. 6” washer max.
  16. 4x4’s must have front driveshaft removed.
  17. Dodge Dakota’s are allowed. No full-size trucks or frames allowed.
  18. Motor mounts may be welded. Additional straps or chains can be added. Must be in front of the carburetor.
  19. 4, 6 cylinders and V-8’s allowed.
  20. Radi-barrels must be inside frame rails (top and bottom), may be welded or bolted in, 4” thick outside to outside max and vented down.
  21. No homemade spring packs – leafs only up to 8 and must be staggered. Can have up to 4 clamps per side.
  22. Built rims with centers, lip protectors allowed. Any tires including diggers allowed on rear. NO foam on drive wheels. No bead locks or protectors.

(Man Van) Chain MINI VAN CLASS RULES 2021:

(Front and Rear Wheel Drive Vans) (Example: Caravan, Astro, Aerostar, etc)

  1. Vehicle must remain completely stock. This is meant to be a quick build class with no modification or swapping of parts.
  2. Only welding allowed -- driver’s door, differentials and 4-point floating cage (dash bar inside vehicle post to post, door bars 60” long max attached only to dash and behind seat bar.) Drivers door may also have an exterior bar not to extend out more than 2” and go more than 4” past door seams. Drivers door window net recommended and 1 front windshield bar allowed, only 5” of welding to roof and cowling, do NOT connect to floating cage.
  3. Strip vehicle as normal. May run aftermarket cable shifter, brake, and gas pedal setup. No torching of fenders. Vehicle must be totally stock appearing. 12” Fire hole in hood required. No pre-bending of body panels.
  4. Can relocate electrical boxes anywhere under hood.
  5. Remove gas tank and mount a steel tank in inside center of vehicle, securely fasten down and covered. Battery must be moved inside of vehicle securely mounted away from any door and covered. Must be high pressure fuel line. Must be safe or won’t run.
  6. Two chains per vertical door seam. Four chains per hood. Rear hatch and doors 4 total hold downs max. 2 chains can be used around rear bumper to hold it on vehicle. No reinforcement.
  7. All suspension and struts must be stock. 2 leaf spring clamps total, per spring. No chaining of suspension.
  8. Any air filled/tubed tire allowed (no doubled, foamed filled), any wheel/rim with small weld in centers allowed. Valve stem protectors allowed. No other wheel reinforcements allowed
  9. All airbags must be removed and disabled.
  10. Front bumper can be any non v-bumper factory bumper, can weld down chrome or max of 4x4x ¼” flat tube with bumper skin, welded directly to the frame horns, 1 per frame horn a 3”x3” gusset material for bumper attachment. You cannot not load the tube; ends must remain open.
  11. Pre ran vans, may have 3 total fix it patches on bends on frame. 3” x 4” x3/16” max size patches. Must have 3” min space between patches. Must be a pucker or bend to patch.
  12. Driver only, No passengers

80 & Newer Full-Size Chain Cars

80 & Newer and 78 & newer GM metric cars allowed. No Hearses

  1. This is a chain class. Don’t do it because it doesn’t say you can’t. Every effort has been made to make rules clear.
  2. NO passengers allowed, driver only.
  3. Frame repair allowed. Max of 2 patches per frame rail, no more than 2” past bend either way, ¼” thick max material. Must have a min of a 2” gap between patches
  4. Fresh cars may have up to 1- 4”x7” by ¼” plate on each frame rail of a location of their choice. But ONLY 1 patch per rail!!
  5. Open hood inspection or 60% of hood cut out so we can see in.
  6. If running radiator fan, hood must cover the fan.
  7. No engine cradles, tranny braces, DP protector’s, or mid-plates.
  8. No pinning, forming, shaping, welding holes shut of the frame allowed.
  9. No seam welding – this includes frame, front clip, cabin/drivers compartment, trunk, NOT anywhere.
  10. No tipping of any car frames.
  11. #9 wire – 2 spots from cage to floor/frame/rocker. 2 wraps only. No wire from roof to anywhere.
  12. Electric fuel pump, tranny coolers, headers, floor shifter/cable shifter, hotwire allowed
  13. Modified steering columns allowed
  14. After market gas and brake pedals allowed
  15. Frame notching allowed, but cut must remain open, NO re-welding. Body creasing allowed at the frame notch area only. No body shaping, or dishing.
  16. K-frames must remain free floating.
  17. Motor – can change out to any motor. Frame motor mount can be up to 6” welded in with (2) 2”x2”x1/4” gussets. The engine mount can be bolted/welded to the frame mount. Also 1 chain or strap 2” x ¼” maybe added from motor to frame located behind pulleys and in front of carburetor.  Chain can be welded or bolted to frame, no more than 3 links welded vertically to frame. Straps no more than 4” welded to frame vertically, or width of strap across top of frame.
  18. Tranny cross brace – factory cross member or up to a 2”x2” tube can be used. Up to a 6” 2’”x2” angle can be welded to frame to set cross member on.
  19. Rear end can be changed out. 4, 5, or 6 bolt rear end. No braced rear ends. No adding, changing package tray’s, only what is factory. Welded or posi gears allowed.
  20. Stock radiator in stock position or radi-barrel in radiator stock position. Radi-barrel is not to be any wider than frame rails, top and bottom of barrel. Radi-barrel may be 4” Thick max, may be welded to core support with angle iron (2 x 2 x 6) ¼” max, 2 per side or 3/8” bolts.
  21. Bumpers – Must be a factory-made bumper. NO homemade or stuffed bumpers. Can pound down chrome and weld. Leave ends open if you cut off. NO Chrysler V-bumpers.
  22. Bumper brackets – Must remain stock brackets for that car. Can weld to frame and to bumper and can collapse.
  23. Rear bumpers can be chained on with up to 4 chains. 1 wrap. Or can weld on with a max of (1) 4”x4” plate per frame rail to weld on… Pick 1 way, not both. Chain or weld.
  24. Doors must be chained/wired shut. —2 per door seam. 2 door cars can have 3 on lower door seam. Chain/wire can go around frame and rocker.
  25. Drivers door may be welded shut or up to 8 spots with chain/wire. And an exterior door bar allowed no further than 4” past front and rear seam.
  26. (2) windshield bars allowed, only 5” of weld on roof and cowl. Bars cannot connect to cage. Drivers door mesh allowed/recommended.
  27. Front dash bar is recommended. 4-point cage allowed, 4” max heavy wall material, min of 6” above the floor and center hump. Door bars max of 60” long. Drivers door can have 2 bars for safety. One 6” x 6” x ¼” plate can be added at the corners for welding cage to body sheet metal.
  28. Gas tank frame allowed off of seat bar. Max of 24” wide and must be min of 3” away from rear hump area (Area where back of back seat goes). Or securely mount gas tank to floor. No plastic tanks, bungies, or strapping over tank.
  29. Hood may be bolted or chained, but not welded shut. Six (6) chains (size 7/16” or smaller) or six (6) bolts (1” diameter max) may be used with 6”x6” max size free floating washers. Only two bolts or chains may go to/through the frame, in front of A-arms. Must have 16” min hole over Carburetor.
  30. Up to (8) 3/8” bolts with 1” max washers to bolt skins together. No welding or stuffing hood ribs.
  31. Trunk lid may be chained/wired shut –six (6) chain/wire with 4 to frame or rear bumper. Truck can be tucked, but 50% must remain in stock position.
  32. 1 rear window bar allowed from roof to trunk lid. Only 6” of weld on roof and trunk. The window bar may not extend more than 15” past front seam. A 6”x6” pad can be welded to trunk lid to weld bar to.
  33. Wagon tailgates – 4 chain/wire spots. Can NOT go around frame or to roof. 1 wrap chain or 2 wraps with wire.
  34. Body mounts must remain stock bolts in stock position, except the 2 core support bolts if you choose to use them for the hood. All rubber mounts must remain, no replacing body bolts, period… Four (4) additional body bolts (3/4” bolt size with 4” x 4” x ¼” plates) inside car may be added.
  35. Trimming of fenders allowed, 8 (up to 3/8”) bolts can be added per fender.
  36. Floor rust – can be patched with up to 1/8” Sheet metal. Welded to sheet metal only. Can NOT plate whole floor, just what is needed for safety. Drivers foot area may have a heavier plate welded in only.
  37. Factory A arms and tie rods, no reinforcement. May weld up suspension no more than 3” height.
  38. Rear shocks in stock position or no shocks. NO pipe substitutes.
  39. Leaf spring cars to remain stock, no adding springs. Can add 5 clamps per side.
  40. Coil cars can wire or chain them. Factory trailing arms remain stock.

 

 

80 & Newer Full-Size Chain Cars – Youth Class

80 & Newer and 78 & newer GM metric cars allowed. No Hearses

Youth Class is for ages 12-16

  1. This is a chain class. Don’t do it because it doesn’t say you can’t. Every effort has been made to make rules clear. Remember this is for the kids to have fun and learn.
  2. Youth Class only – car can be built to have a passenger. Passenger is a rider only and can coach/support the driver as needed for safety and learning. Passenger can NOT be any part of the driving or operation of the vehicle.  If car jumps up a class, NO passenger will be allowed!
  3. Frame repair allowed. Max of 2 patches per frame rail, no more than 2” past bend either way, ¼” thick max material. Must have a min of a 2” gap between patches
  4. Fresh cars may have up to 1- 4”x7” by ¼” plate on each frame rail of a location of their choice. But ONLY 1 patch per rail!!
  5. Open hood inspection or 60% of hood cut out so we can see in.
  6. If running radiator fan, hood must cover the fan.
  7. No engine cradles, tranny braces, DP protector’s, or mid-plates.
  8. No pinning, forming, shaping, welding holes shut of the frame allowed.
  9. No seam welding – this includes frame, front clip, cabin/drivers compartment, trunk, NOT anywhere.
  10. No tipping of any car frames.
  11. #9 wire – 2 spots from cage to floor/frame/rocker. 2 wraps only. No wire from roof to anywhere.
  12. Electric fuel pump, tranny coolers, headers, floor shifter/cable shifter, hotwire allowed
  13. Modified steering columns allowed
  14. After market gas and brake pedals allowed
  15. Frame notching allowed, but cut must remain open, NO re-welding. Body creasing allowed at the frame notch area only. No body shaping, or dishing.
  16. K-frames must remain free floating and rubber must remain in stock position
  17. Motor – can change out to any motor. Frame motor mount can be up to 6” welded in with (2) 2”x2”x1/4” gussets. The engine mount can be bolted/welded to the frame mount. Also 1 chain or strap 2” x ¼” maybe added from motor to frame located behind pulleys and in front of carburetor.  Chain can be welded or bolted to frame, no more than 3 links welded vertically to frame. Straps no more than 4” welded to frame vertically, or width of strap across top of frame.
  18. Tranny cross brace – factory cross member or up to a 2”x2” tube can be used. Up to a 6” 2’”x2” angle can be welded to frame to set cross member on.
  19. Rear end can be changed out. 4, 5, or 6 bolt rear end. No braced rear ends. No adding, changing package tray’s, only what is factory. Welded or posi gears allowed.
  20. Stock radiator in stock position or radi-barrel in radiator stock position. Radi-barrel is not to be any wider than frame rails, top and bottom of barrel. Radi-barrel may be 4” Thick max, may be welded to core support with angle iron (2 x 2 x 6) ¼” max, 2 per side or 3/8” bolts.
  21. Bumpers – Must be a factory-made bumper. NO homemade or stuffed bumpers. Can pound down chrome and weld. Leave ends open if you cut off. NO Chrysler V-bumpers.
  22. Bumper brackets – Must remain stock brackets for that car. Can weld to frame and to bumper and can collapse.
  23. Rear bumpers can be chained on with up to 4 chains. 1 wrap. Or can weld on with a max of (1) 4”x4” plate per frame rail to weld on… Pick 1 way, not both. Chain or weld.
  24. Doors must be chained/wired shut. —2 per door seam. 2 door cars can have 3 on lower door seam. Chain/wire can go around frame and rocker.
  25. Drivers door may be welded shut or up to 8 spots with chain/wire. And an exterior door bar allowed no further than 4” past front and rear seam.
  26. (2) windshield bars allowed, only 5” of weld on roof and cowl. Bars cannot connect to cage. Drivers door mesh allowed/recommended.
  27. Front dash bar is recommended. 4-point cage allowed, 4” max heavy wall material, min of 6” above the floor and center hump. Door bars max of 60” long. Drivers door can have 2 bars for safety. A 6” x 6” x ¼” plate can be added at the corners for welding cage to body sheet metal.
  28. Gas tank frame allowed off of seat bar. Max of 24” wide and must be min of 3” away from rear hump area (Area where back of back seat goes). Or securely mount gas tank to floor. No plastic tanks, bungies, or strapping over tank.
  29. Hood may be bolted or chained, but not welded shut. Six (6) chains (size 7/16” or smaller) or six (6) bolts (1” diameter max) may be used with 6”x6” max size free floating washers. Only two bolts or chains may go to/through the frame, in front of A-arms. Must have 16” min hole over Carburetor.
  30. Up to (8) 3/8” bolts with 1” max washers to bolt skins together. No welding or stuffing hood ribs.
  31. Trunk lid may be chained/wired shut –six (6) chain/wire with 4 to frame or rear bumper. Truck can be tucked, but 50% must remain in stock position.
  32. 1 rear window bar allowed from roof to trunk lid. Only 6” of weld on roof and trunk. The window bar may not extend more than 15” past front seam. A 6”x6” pad can be welded to trunk lid to weld bar to.
  33. Wagon tailgates – 4 chain/wire spots. Can NOT go around frame or to roof. 1 wrap chain or 2 wraps with wire.
  34. Body mounts must remain stock bolts in stock position, except the 2 core support bolts if you choose to use them for the hood. All rubber mounts must remain, no replacing body bolts, period… Four (4) additional body bolts (3/4” bolt size with 4” x 4” x ¼” plates) inside car may be added.
  35. Trimming of fenders allowed, 8 (up to 3/8”) bolts can be added per fender.
  36. Floor rust – can be patched with up to 1/8” Sheet metal. Welded to sheet metal only. Can NOT plate whole floor, just what is needed for safety. Drivers foot area may have a heavier plate welded in only.
  37. Factory A arms and tie rods, no reinforcement. May weld up suspension no more than 3” height.
  38. Rear shocks in stock position or no shocks. NO pipe substitutes.
  39. Leaf spring cars to remain stock, no adding springs. Can add 5 clamps per side.
  40. Coil cars can wire or chain them. Factory trailing arms remain stock.

LIMITED WELD MID SIZE

Wheelbase 112.2” and less, FWD only.
NO full frame cars, trucks, 4WD/AWD, Pacers or Gremlins allowed.
Engines must be 4 cyl. or 6 cyl. NO V8’s allowed.
Hoods MUST be open for inspection.
Do NOT build to the grey areas.

BODY:
Doors may be welded or chained shut on the outside door seams in 2 spots per seam. 4 doors can have a maximum of 18 patches per side and 2 doors could have a maximum of 12 patches per side. Patches can be no bigger then 4" X 4" X1/4" and MUST be 1 foot apart. Can NOT be bent, folded or split up. MUST remain as one piece. Duct tape can be used but can only be 4” wide strips and each spot will count as one plate. Drivers door may be reinforced and welded solid for drivers safety. Window nets are allowed, can only run the size of the drivers door window opening. Cutting fenders for tire clearance is allowed, May have 5-3/8" bolts per wheel well. Fender creasing is allowed.

TRUNK:
Trunk may be secured in 8 locations, 2 per seam with 8- 3/8" bolts or may weld 8- 4” X 4” X 1/4” Plates. You may have 2 pieces of 3/4" rod holding trunk down also this counts as 2 of your 8 cv hold downs. If using threaded rod, you may use maximum washer size of 4”x 4”x 1/4” on top of trunk ONLY. NO BINDERS. Tucking 50% of trunk lid is allowed, you may also crease/dish trunk a max. of 6 inches in center from stock location. Rear window bars allowed (No larger than 2” X 2” X 1/4” square tubing and MUST be located within 6” of rear window track with a mounting pad NO larger then 4” X 4” x 1/4”. NO Chains, Bar only! Rear window bar can NOT be connected to the halo bar and MUST have a 6” clearance from the halo bar itself. Roof MUST remain in stock position. NO wedging of the roof.

HOOD:
Hoods may be fastened shut in 6 locations with 3/4” rod, 3 loops of #9 wire, or 3/8 chain with the exception, you may run 1” rod at core support only. (These 2 are included in the 6 total.) Other 4 locations MUST be sheet metal to sheet metal only and run vertical, NO bending threaded rod!! Locations may NOT connect together, they must be separate. If using threaded rod, you may use maximum washer size of 4”x 4”x 1/4” on top of hood ONLY. Hoods MUST be open for inspection and MUST have a hole large enough for fire extinguisher access. Hood may have 6 3/8" bolts in it with 3/8" washers max. 5 inch max. washer on top of hood for hood bolt hold down.

BODY MOUNTS:
Two front subframe mounts may be removed and use 1” bolt to bolt solid, you will also be allowed to add 2 extra 3/4 body mounts from front-side of lower a-arm forward for extra cradle support this rod MUST remain completely vertical welded to sub and frame rail, NO adding plates, rod only. The rest of frame and mounts MUST be stock only without any added bolts, wire, plates, or welding.

SUSPENSION:
Struts, shocks, control arms, ball joints MUST be stock only, may weld or clamp strut shaft to gain height, but NO adding metal! NO aftermarket struts. NO REINFORCING STRUT, OR REAR TRAILING ARMS, NO adding metal! Rear axle must remain stock. NO solid axles. This will be strictly enforced!! Factory tie-rods may be reinforced with a piece of 1x1 angle iron 1/4” thickness max or 1 piece of 1/2” thickness max rebar or threaded rod, NO aftermarket tie-rods. If rear trailing arm is broken or rusted off, you must get approval for repairs from Tim Myer by sending pictures to 507-421-1521, no other unauthorized repairs.

CRADLE/ SUBFRAME:
NO welding of seams, plating, altering, pinning, reinforcing on the frame and subframe, MUST remain completely stock. Motor mounts can be made solid if not reinforcing engine or body. Transmission mount must remain stock. Engine may also be wired or chained in two locations, but can NOT reinforce the car. Engines can be converted to carb, modify ign. Switches, headers, after-market gas and brake pedals are allowed. You are allowed to run Radi-barrels as long as they're bolted to core support only with 4 3/8" bolts max and NOT be used as structural support, NO kickers or motor mounts connected to the radi barrel. May run radiator guard as long as its done in the same manner and is only the size of the radiator opening. NO engine cradles, NO pulley protectors, or NO other protectors except carb and gas tank protectors. Carb protectors are allowed as long as they only bolt to your engine and are NOT used for structural support.

PRE RANS:
You may only use 1 fix it plate on each frame rail with a 4” X 4” X 1/4” plate, (must stay in one piece, can not be bent or folded,) Only 2 locations total! Must once again get approval from Tim Myer by sending pictures to 507-421-1521. NO other unauthorized repairs.

TRANSMISSION:
Transmission coolers are allowed, may alter transmission linkage. MUST use factory mount, NO reinforcing.

TIRES:
Any ply tire allowed, stuffed ok but NO foam filled. Stem protectors allowed, wheel weights MUST be removed. May add an outer flap (extra sidewall) to outer side of tire for protection and may screw or glue beads to rims. MUST use factory rims on front wheels only. NO wheel centers(small wheel centers are ok), NO bead-locks, NO rim or NO tire protectors. For the rear axle, you may use forklift solid tires.

FUEL:
Fuel tanks MUST be removed and located in back seat area covered with non flammable material, securely fastened, NO bungee straps. If running electric fuel pump power source MUST be well labeled (fuel pump) in large bold lettering. Fuel tank protectors can NOT be any larger than 28” wide. Protectors must NOT be any higher than the speaker deck, MUST be floating and can NOT touch any sheet metal. You may connect your tank protector to the halo bar, but do NOT overkill or it will get cut. Can NOT go through the roof.

BATTERIES:
Two batteries allowed and MUST be moved to passenger front seat area covered with nonflammable item securely fastened, NO bungee straps.

CAGE:
You are allowed a floating 4 point cage, dash-bar, seat-bar, side-bars connecting both, with a center-bar, and a halo bar with all components NOT exceeding a maximum diameter of 4inch. You may NOT have any other metal plates or sheets of metal connected to the cage. 8x8 plates are allowed on ends of seat and dash-bar. Four 2”x 4” down bars total are allowed but NO welding to the sheet metal. All cage material can be NO further forward than firewall (no contoured pieces) and NO further rearwards of the most forward side of rear wheel well tubs including tank protectors, (2 WINDSHIELD BARS 2 inch max diameter OR #9 WIRE) Added bars in front of the driver windshield area from the wiper cowl up to the roof will be recommended to keep hood from coming into drivers compartment, but MUST have 6” clearance to the halo bar. The attachment point bolted or welded NO more than 5 inch square. You may also have drivers door window netting, but once again, can only be the size of the driver door opening. NO wire in any other window openings. NO wire from roof to any location other than specified.

BUMPER:
Any seam welded, internally reinforced automotive car bumper may be used except (chrysler v bumpers). Bumpers MUST be cut down to fit width of car. If u choose not to run a car bumper, homemade front bumpers will be permitted but can NOT be stuffed. If you choose to manufacture a homemade bumper it must conform to the following size limits. It can be NO larger than 2” x 8” x 1/4" , except the specified middle section. The point must taper over an area of at least 32” The point may only extend 4” from the front part of the bumper. NO filling the point of the bumper. NO stacking of tubing. Inspection holes MUST be made on each end of the bumper.

BUMPER MOUNTING:
For mounting purposes you will be allowed to add a piece of tube up to 4x4-1/4”thick and 8” long max. They may be slid into frame and welded to your desired depth. May plug weld up to 8” from back of bumper. You may also use the aid of a flat mount plate per frame-rail up to 5x5-1/4” thickness. The 5x5x1/4” plate MUST be butt welded to the bumper. Hard nosing is ok. The crush zones on the front frame rail may be removed. In addition, bumpers MUST be wired, or chained, two locations to frame or to core support. We do NOT want them falling off!! NO adding any other bumper brackets/bumper shocks, or any kind of metal other than specified.

Once again, do NOT build to the grey areas.

IF THE RULES DO NOT SAY IT, DO NOT ASSUME THAT YOU CAN DO IT!!