TRUCKS

  1. Refer to General Rules for non-building rules. 
  2. Pre-derbied  trucks are allowed, provided they meet all rules.
    3.  4x4 trucks will be allowed ,but must remove driveshaft to make 4x4 inoperable.
VEHICLE PREPARATION
  1. Remove all glass, chrome, plastic, moldings, headliner, dash & flammable material, A/C coolant, antifreeze, trailer hitches, and interior decking.
  2. Stock gas tank must be removed. A small metal tank must be mounted in the rear seat area or front of truck box nearest back of cab. The tank must be very secure, safe, and covered. Plastic tanks are not allowed for safety reasons.
  3.  Electric fuel pump allowed but switch must be clearly marked on-off.
  4. No more than 1 battery allowed, which must be relocated to front passenger floor, secured and covered.
  5. Floor shifter allowed. Ignition & wiring modifications (hot-wire) allowed.
  6. Hood must have 12”x12” minimum hole to easily extinguish fires. Extra hole(s) in hood not required if you have at least 12”x12” header holes.
 
FRAME, BODY, & BUMPERS
  1. Frame seam welding is allowed, NO FILLER METAL ALLOWED!!!!!!! Frames may be boxed from front axle to rear axle with same thickness frame material. All holes in frame must be visible,do not add anything that doesn't belong on the frame. 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!
  2. No stuffing or filling of frame. Do not undercoat, paint, or put any substance in or on frame.
  3. 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”.
  4. Firewall, floor pan (for shifter), wheel wells, and fenders can be trimmed.
  5. Fenders or wheel wells may be bolted or welded. (10) bolts max 1/2"max size
  6. Tucking of roof is allowed on pre rans.Box sides must remain at least 50% in stock location.Box sides CAN NOT make a ramp effect. You must allow access for inspection.
  7. Doors and tailgate can be welded shut with Ό” thick x 6” max plates or straps. A 12”x12” 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.
  8. 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 6”x6”x1/4”. Six chains/wires can be used if bolts are not – you can use either but only 6 methods total.
  9. Body mounts may be removed. Original bolts can be replaced with up to 1” max diameter. Eight (8) 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 6”x6”x1/4”. Bolts can extend all the way through the frame but plates will need to be off for inspection.
  10. Rear suspension conversions are not allowed. No front suspension conversions unless OEM factory parts are used and mounted in OEM frame holes. Leaf springs must be no thicker than 3/8”. Springs must remain factory style for that make and model.NO FLAT SPRINGS!!! Springs may be clamped.Five(5) clamps per spring.That means Five(5)on the left and Five(5)on the right.Control arms, A-arms, tie-rods, ball joints, and steering joints may be modified. Max bumper height of 26” from ground to bottom of bumper.Front and Back!!!!!! Minimum height is 18" THIS RULE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED IN 2014!!
  11. Bumpers & brackets may be interchanged from autos.Only 1 bumper may be used.*** No Chrysler V Bumpers Allowed!!!***Homemade brackets allowed but must be no longer or thicker than stock brackets. No Homemade Bumpers
  12. Bumpers, shocks, & brackets may be welded, bolted & chained.wired. Two pieces of 4”x12”x1/4” metal may be welded or bolted to help hold the bumper on. Bumpers may be trimmed but no sharp edges.
  13. Dash bar and seat bars are allowed for driver’s 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 are strongly recommended. Must remain within cage area. All welds will be checked.
 
ENGINE & DRIVETRAIN
  1. Any engine, transmission, rear-end combination may be used. Rear-end may only be a max of a 8 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Motor mounts may be modified to better hold engine in place but may not strengthen car. 
  4. Distributor protectors allowed. However, guards and mounting brackets may not be any wider than the engine block.Protector also may not make any contact with dash bar.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
  1. Radiator must be in stock position. Radiators must be automotive type. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. All truck must have number on a roof mounted sign. All trucks should have number painted in a bright color on both doors. Drivers door is recommended to be painted white. Choose you own number, first come – first served.
  4. All drivers must have shirt, long pants and shoes on while in competition area. Full face helmet is mandatory. Fire suit or non flammable long sleeve jacket highly recommended!!!