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Trac Demo
« on: January 16, 2012, 08:27:16 PM »
Anyone know what happened to Dan and the rules for the trac???

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2012, 10:50:22 PM »
Dan has just been busy. He will come through
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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2012, 07:54:05 PM »
2012 80's newer class rules    TRAC DEMO

1. All must be produced 1980 or newer.   tech inspector will check vin codes!

2. All cars must be equipped with a 8 or 6 cyl. engine  You may swap engines

3. All flammable or breakable material must be stripped from the car. You may leave the dash in if you wish.

4. You must have a working seatbelt. Lap-belt only is o.k.

5. There must be a fire extinguisher mounted within reach of the driver.

6. You must have driver door protection, passenger door protection reccomended but not required. You may weld the drivers door bar to the vehicle if you choose. Door bar cannot extend more than 12 inches past the door it is protecting.

7. When securing the doors . You may either use chain or weld drivers door only.  Each weld will be no more than 4 inches. the hood and trunk must be chained, 4 chains on each no more than 3' legths. There must be a 12" x 12" inspection hole in the trunk and hood.

8. You may move the battery and gas tank to the driver's compartment. Gas tank must be moved if located behind rear axel.

9. Battery must be fastened down and must be covered, preferably inside a battery box. When covering the battery you may not use any flammable material.

10. No altering suspension or body!    no tuck/notch  or folding body panels.   (pre-bending is ok)   DO NOT  CUT AND WELD FRAME ANYWHERE

11. You may bypass the transmission linkage and you may switch to a toggle switch/push button setup for the ignition.

12. Tires must be D.O.T approved

13. You may have a roll bar and it may be welded in.

14. Other than what is mentioned above there will be ABSOLUTELY NO WELDING.

15. If these rules do not say that you CAN do it, then you CAN NOT do it. Check with officials if there is any questions.    Dan Nelson 438 2164

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2012, 07:54:43 PM »
2012 MAIN EVENT (open class) Demolition Derby Rules
Saturday April 14th 2012


BIG CAR RULES:
All cars will be inspected before the derby by track officials. All cars hood and trunk area will be opened for inspection. All winning cars may be re-inspected prior to leaving the arena area and before payout. No pit crew members will be allowed in the arena during the re-inspection of winning cars. Drivers can be scored down or disqualified, if they have not complied with the derby rules and /or the official’s decision in tech inspections. No additional welding will be allowed on any vehicle following tech.

The Derby is open to any American made hardtop model stock car or station wagon. NO Imperials.  No Trucks, Commercial Vehicles or Convertibles allowed.

1. All glass, all chrome, exterior mirrors, headlights, taillights, chrome rings, emblems, grills and flammable materials must be removed. Glass cannot be rolled down, it must be removed. Rear seats must be removed. All car preparations must be done prior to coming to the event.
2. Doors must be chained and welded shut securely, welds cannot exceed one foot (12 inches) on any one side, top or bottom of all doors. Welding example: 1-12 inch weld, or 2- 6 inch welds with a gap separating them, or 4 – 3 inch welds with a gap between the welds. Weld not to exceed four, (4), feet per door total. All chains on vehicles must be at least a minimum ¼” inch chain and a maximum of ½ inch chain. No chain can exceed 3 feet in length anywhere on the vehicle.
3. A behind driver, safety bar is mandatory and may be welded or bolted behind driver’s seat from side to side. A safety bar on driver’s side door area is mandatory and optional on passenger side, but is recommended. The driver’s door side bracing must not exceed front windshield post to no more than 8 inches beyond body seam. Bar may not run the full length, inside of vehicle. The safety bar and crossbar bracing cannot exceed 6 inches in diameter. Window post to window post bracing is allowed and recommended. No other bracing is allowed.
4. Trunk lids may be chained, bolted or welded. Maximum bolt, 1 inch in diameter – maximum washer size, 6 inches in diameter and no more than ¼ inch thick. Only two (2) bolts are allowed on trunk, a maximum of four (4) chains no longer than 3 feet each may be used or (2) chains and (2) welds not to exceed 6 inches each. if not using bolts  door welding rule will be used on trunk.   see rule #2
5. Hoods: Bolts or chains or all threads through hood to frame or wheel well are OK. Maximum of (6) six mounts only (2) may be connected to frame. You must have a minimum 6 X 6 inch hole cut in hood for fire safety. Through hood exhaust is OK.  HOODS MAY NOT BE WELDED!!!!
6. Vertical window bars are mandatory. Minimum of two (2) with a maximum of (3) bars or bands must be used. A window screen is allowed so long as the vertical bars are also installed and screen can be easily removed for driver safety in an emergency.
7. Bumpers must be OEM stock, (automotive). Stock brackets may be welded to bumper & frame. No braces welded or added to bumper. Bumper cannot be welded to car body. Chain around the bumper is allowed, and bumper tips and fender wells may be trimmed. No reinforcing with added metal. No wrapped, backed or reinforcing of bumper. Automotive makes may be swapped. - brackets MUST be of that car. Impacts are OK.
8. No chains or U-Bolts allowed around body to frame on any car. If chain is needed after a heat or repairs, you must contact track official for approval and inspection prior to and after the repairs. No exceptions. Dan Nelson 509 438 2164
9. No raising or lowering of car. Cars must be in stock position. Bumper height will be measured by officials and must be within factory specifications. Maximum height from ground to bottom of bumper not to exceed nineteen, (19), inches. No coil to leaf conversions. Only stock automobile springs. No extra leafs, no tape or welding on springs. OEM shackles only. Previously run derby cars with broken springs or shackles can be repaired ONLY.
10. No trailer hitches. No objects protruding outside of car. No severely pre-dented cars or severely dented cars. If officials determine that a car is unsafe it will not be allowed to run.
11. Gas tanks must be a safe container and made of steel. Example: Jeep can, boat tank and must be approved by an official. NO PLASTIC containers. Gas tanks must be securely placed and must be bolted and/or chained solid. Tanks must be capped and placed directly & securely behind the driver area or in the center of the rear seat area. Stock gas tanks cannot be used and must be removed from the vehicle. NO electrical or pressure type fuel systems. Exception: newer model cars equipped with fuel injection systems that run with electrical fuel pumps, an electrical “Kill Switch” must be added, placed and marked where an official can easily shut it off from outside the vehicle. (Roof of car is the best location).
12. Batteries may be removed from engine area and moved to the inside of vehicle and placed in a secure mounted and approved battery box, placed in the passenger floor area. All batteries will be covered with rubber inner tube to protect the driver. No wooden boxes or plastic milk crates.
13. Radiator must be stock automobile and in original stock position. No additional radiator supports or mounts, only wire, straps or plastic ties may be added. No water inside of car.
14. Firewall must be stock with no large holes, all holes must be covered.
15. No truck third members or rear ends.
16. Safety belts and or lap harness belts are required. Seat belts must remain buckled during the entire time of the event. EXCEPTION: FIRE.
17. Approved safety helmets are required, and must stay on during the entire length of time of the derby.
18. Body to frame hardware and bushings must be OEM Stock. Frames must be in OEM condition on any/and all vehicles. NO ADDED METAL (INCLUDING WELDS) No welding body to frame!   SEAM WELDING ON FRAMES ONLY ALLOWED ON FRONT FRAME FROM REAR OF CONTROL ARMS FORWARD.....
19. Must remove inside spare tire compartment lid and all seats, except the front seat from station wagons.
20. No grooved or double tires, no farm tires, regular automotive tires must be used, not to exceed 12 ply (7.00x15) No cement, hoops, liners or fluids in tires. Tire rating must be clearly legible on tire. -TRYING TO KEEP DIRT OUT OF THE STANDS
21. Car numbers must be 18 inches and letters must be 10 inches on both sides and top of car. Use a clearly contrasting paint from the color of the car, so it is visible and readable to the officials & announcer. Any multi-car entries must have separate numbers.  ROOF SIGNS OK.
22. No pre-dented or mangled automobiles. Officials may not allow severely dented or bent cars.
23. A vehicle discharging heavy smoke after an event has started may be disqualified. Official’s discretion.
24. TIME LIMIT: If you do not move or hit within 90 SECONDS or less you may be disqualified.
25. All vehicles must tech to the 2012 Rules – Previously run cars included. Note: OEM means original equipment of the manufacturer.
26. The jb19 rule:  if the derby is stopped twice for fire on the same car you will be counted out at that point.


VEHICLE OPTIONS:

1. Floor Shift.
2. Locked rear ends.
3. Radiator fans.
4. Hand throttle – (Return Springs).
5. Leaf springs may have two (2) clamps per side, ¼ inch in thickness and not over 1-1/2 inches in width, with two (2) bolts per clamp. These cannot exceed the thickness and width stated. no more than 9 leaafs per side.
6. Transmission coolers. Must be inside of car & covered. DOUBLE CLAMPED
7. Air conditioner radiator, one (1) only.
8. Safety gloves/glasses MUST be worn by all drivers.
9. Drivers door (only) may have a steel /metal plate inside the window area.
10. Mud screen allowed.  and recomended
11. If dashboard is removed, side to side brace is allowed & recommended in dash position.
12. Fire extinguisher – mounted securely, accessible to officials & driver.
13. Engine, with tech official approval. No moving engine location!
14. A hose attached to the transmission filler tube (Burp Tube) for fire safety.

Other Notes:

No one under 18 allowed to drive in any event.

Must have current, valid state drivers license.

Must sign waiver and release form day of race.

Social Security Number required for any payouts over $200.00

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2012, 07:56:01 PM »
PAYOUTS AND OTHER INFO WILL BE OUT SOON SORRY GUYS   NEW BABY IN THE HOUSE MAKES THINGS CRAZY

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2012, 09:01:19 PM »
Thanks Dan, I understand how much time the new baby takes, get some rest April will come quick.  Time for us to build and have fun.  Mark me down for 80's and newer.  This year I won't break any toes.

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2012, 10:56:36 PM »
Ok, on bumpers, do the brackets have to be from the car you are running or.can they be from the bumper you are running?

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2012, 07:24:26 AM »
bummer rules for the crummy old fords :'(
I am the......Hey, you guys know how to post videos to facebook doot...:-) just like him.

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2012, 11:40:55 AM »
THEN BUILD WHATEVER YOU THINK THE RULES AREN'T "BUMMER" FOR!  :o
« Last Edit: January 18, 2012, 11:41:45 AM by n2mopars »

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2012, 12:11:52 PM »
I have about 20 cars here for derby. None of them I would feel comfortable building to these rules. Maybe I just need to lower my build standards and raise my car standards.  :)

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2012, 12:13:33 PM »
We will prolly be in for one 80s and newer tho.  ;)

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2012, 12:31:09 PM »
THEN BUILD WHATEVER YOU THINK THE RULES AREN'T "BUMMER" FOR!  :o

Some people like only build certain cars. Surely YOU can understand that?  ::) Some places are better than others for certain cars. Just how it is. No big deal doot.

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2012, 01:09:21 PM »
THEN BUILD WHATEVER YOU THINK THE RULES AREN'T "BUMMER" FOR!  :o

Some people like only build certain cars. Surely YOU can understand that?  ::) Some places are better than others for certain cars. Just how it is. No big deal doot.

so your telling me that there is people out there that only prefer one kind of car...wow thats crazy talk
COME TO FORKS 4TH OF JULY DEMO DERBY!

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2012, 02:09:08 PM »
THEN BUILD WHATEVER YOU THINK THE RULES AREN'T "BUMMER" FOR!  :o

Some people like only build certain cars. Surely YOU can understand that?  ::) Some places are better than others for certain cars. Just how it is. No big deal doot.

so your telling me that there is people out there that only prefer one kind of car...wow thats crazy talk

Coming from a guy who drives fords on the street and moopars in the arena...crazy? No? :o. Lol

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Re: Trac Demo
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2012, 02:13:29 PM »
nun of you guys need to worry about it, ewes only need to worries about hoo's not going to who with where for what to rhun when we were there for it to see....ya know what i'm meen >:(
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