FAYETTE COUNTY / FRANKLIN COUNTY RULES
Mini Car Rules / First responders class rules as well-
1.Any front wheel drive 1980 and newer no SUV vehicle 2.HHR and PT cruisers are aloud. 3.No Full Frame cars or full-size cars. No V8 4.Strip all flammable materials from car. Dash may stay. 5.Remove all glass (absolutely no windshields) 6.Gas tank may be left in factory position as long as it is mounted in front of the rear axle. 7.Gas tank may be mounted to back seat area if mounted a 4” gap to any surrounding sheet metal. 8.Absolutely no milk crates to hold down batteries or gas cans!!!!! Safety First!!!! 9.Drivers’ door may be wired, chained, or welded solid. All others doors welded 3 spots on vertical door seam 3’’ square plates or chained or wired in 3 spots only. 10.Car may have a driver’s door plate not to be 6” past door. 11.Tops of doors may wired in one spot 3 wraps max. 12.Trunk lid, hatches, gate may be welded in 6 spots with 3” x 3” square plates, or wired in 6 spots 3 wraps max. 13.Trunk may have 1 piece of 5/8 threaded all through trunk. 14.Hood may have 4 pieces of 5/8 thread all 2 through top of core support and 1 on each side of fender. Or wired in 4 places max of 3 wraps. 15.10” hole cut in hood. 16.Creasing of rear quarter panels and front fenders are allowed. 17.Any tire rim combo (NO protectors of any kind) 18.Must run factory drive line on factory motor mounts. 19.Any factory car bumper. Bumpers may be seam welded. 20.Bumpers may be welded on. 21.Bumper sheds, crush boxes may be removed. 22.Bumpers may be wired to frame in 2 places. 23.NO homemade bumpers or loaded bumpers. 24.May weld ¼” 6x6 plate to bumper to give a flush mounting point to weld. Must be flush with end of frame. 25.Bumpers may be no wider than the width of the front tires. 26.4 bar floating cage allowed around driver’s compartment no bigger than 4 x 4 square tube no further than 6” behind the driver’s seat. No down legs. Roll over bar may extend off cage. 27.Do not touch or alter K frame mounts in any way!!!!! 28.Front windshield must have a bar or wire to prevent hood from entering driver’s area. 29.Battery must be moved to front floorboard area securely mounted and covered. 30.One battery only. 31.All airbag assemblies must be completely removed. 32.Absolutely no spray foam allowed.
At the end of the class the final five placing cars will be re inspected.
Come out and enjoy a family friendly event with some hard hitting!
POWER WHEELS DEMO-
AGES 5 TO 12 YEARS OLD. RULES AS FOLLOWS:
1. ALL REGULAR POWER WHEELS ARE ALLOWED. 4-WHEELER TYPE OF VEHICLES ARE ALLOWED (Must Have Sides). YOUR CHILD'S BODY MUST BE IN A COMPARTMENT (Must Have Sides).
2. KIDS 5-12 MAY PARTICIPATE. THERE MAY BE TWO AGE GROUPS DEPENDING ON HOW MANY KIDS WE
3. KIDS MUST WEAR A HELMET.
4. THE POWER WHEEL IS ALLOWED TO HAVE UP TO A 12 VOLT LAWN MOWER BATTERY. THE BATTERY CANNOT BE MOUNTED IN THE PASSENGER SEAT AND THE BATTERY MUST BE SEALED AND SECURED AWAY FROM THE CHILD.
5. ALL DOORS AND TAILGATES MUST BE STRAPPED SHUT. NO SHARP EDGES ALLOWED. USE DUCK TAPE OR ZIP TIES OR OTHER FLEXIBLE PRODUCTS TO MAKE DOORS AND TAILGATES STAY SHUT.
6. POWER WHEEL TIRES MAY BE COVERED IN DUCT TAPE TO PREVENT THEM FROM BREAKING.
7. POWER WHEELS MOTOR MUST REMAIN STOCK. THE ONLY MODIFICATION YOU MAY USE THAT IS
ALLOWED IS USING A LAWN MOWER BATTERY.
8. YOU MAY HAVE DECORATIONS ON THE POWER WHEEL, BUT THOSE DECORATIONS CANNOT BE MADE TO REINFORCE THE POWER WHEEL. CHANGES OR ADDITIONS MUST BE DECORATIVE ONLY. EXAMPLE: PAINTING THE CAR, VINYL GRAPHICS, AND HEADER PIPES STICKING UP.
9. PLEASE REMEMBER AT ALL TIMES THAT THIS IS FOR THE KIDS! DON'T MODIFY THE POWER WHEEL IN A WAY THAT WOULD CAUSE YOUR CHILD TO NOT BE IN THE DERBY. YOUR CHILD WOULD BE DISAPPOINTED IF HE OR SHE COULD NOT RUN!
For more information please Contact:
Bill Garrison at 765-698-4051
Devon Nickolas at 317-512-2903
Mini Van / Small SUV-
•Any American-made 1980’s & newer mini vans, trucks, and SUVs ONLY. No hearses or limos allowed. •Helmet, seat belt, long sleeves/pant and eye protection must be worn at all times on the track. •Any questions call first. If it doesn't say you can don't do it. •Cars must be stock. •ABSOLUTELY No painting of the frames. •Car must be swept clean of debit & glass before coming to event. oThe following must be removed prior to entering the fairgrounds, windows, headlights, taillights, all chrome and mirrors. •Do not strip under the hood. omove the battery to the floor inside the car. You may lengthen the cables to reach the battery on the floor not the wiring harness. This will be strictly enforced. •JUDGES DECSISON IS FINAL.
All cars are subjected to re-inspection at ANY time.
Must be 100% stock!!
No cross breeding entire drive must be same make as car (Chevy to Chevy, Ford to Ford and so on) Must appear to be factory engine to car with stock exhaust.
1.Engine must be mounted with stock mounts in stock position.
No welding of mounts must be bolted only.
2.No homemade cross members. Cross members must be stock and bolted in not welded. 3.Doors must be chained or wired. No more than 8 places per door the wire from the bottom of doors may go around frame. You may use 5/6” chain or 2 strands of #9 wire per hole. 4.Trunks must be chained or wired. No more than 8 places; 2 of these may go around bumper and/or frame.
TRUNKS MUST BE OPEN DURING INSPECTION!
•Car must have deck lid and or tailgate No welding or adding metal. Trunk lid must be in stock location. No tucking, wedging, pre bending, smashing, folding or anything else you can think of. No welding washers for holes. 5.Hoods may be wired or chained in 8 spots. You may use 5/16” chain or 2 strands of #9 wire per hole. It must be sheet metal to sheet metal only. No welding washers for holes. Must be 12" hole in hood in case of fire. Remove hood latch!!! Hood must be open for inspection. 6.Any tires permitted; double tires permitted. NO foam filled tires & no valve stem protectors. 7.You may leave stock gas tank in stock location or you may relocate the fuel tank to rear floor of car if this is done you must use a fuel cell or boat tank. No stock fuel tanks allowed inside of car. •Must only have 3 gallons of gas. You may be asked to drain it if the gauge doesn't work. 8.remove windshield! 9.NO CREASING ON THE BODY IS ALLOWED!!!! 10.Stock type springs and shocks. No solid suspension. SCREW IN TYPE spring risers ARE OK, NO wire, chains or any weld on rear ends or rear spring pockets. Cars must bounce & cars must be STOCK!!!!! 11.You must use factory rear end for the car you are running. 12.You may weld spider gears in rear end to make it posi. No gears are allowed, you must use stock axles. You are not allowed to change the gear ratio or use aftermarket axles. This will be the driver’s responsibility to prove they are not changed. 13.Bumpers: •You may use any factory car bumper on car. It must bolt on in the factory location and you may collapse the shocks and weld all the way around the shock and the plate to bumper. If car has no shocks bumper may be welded directly to frame with no metal added. •On the back side of bumper where shock mounts you may use a ¼” X 6” X 6” piece of flat metal to create a flat mounting surface. 14.If the car has a wiring harness in front of core support, you may move it behind core support. 15.All body bolts must be factory stock no altering permitted.
Read all rules carefully and follow them!
It will be a cheap easy build. Any questions call!
There will be no stretching or bending of any rules or you will either run in the modified class or go home!!
Judge’s Decision are Final!!!!
For more information please Contact:
Bill Garrison at 765-698-4051
Devon Nickolas at 317-512-2903
Smash it Mini Mod Trucks-
Mild Weld / Stock Class-
Any American made full size car is eligible to compete except for; 73 or older Chrysler Imperials, 2003 and newer Fords, Hearses, Suicide Lincolns, 4x4's, Limousines, or checker cabs. Any parts being swapped from cars must be from the same era and must be GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to Chrysler. If you have any questions text or call.
A. Remove all glass, mirrors, chrome, plastic, and decking in wagons.
B. Creasing is allowed on rear quarters and front fenders ONLY. Hood must be open for inspection. Quarters must stay in the vertical position.
C. You may use (5) 3/8" bolts per wheel well opening with 3/8" hardware washers to hold sheet metal together.
D. All body mounts in the cabin of the car must remain stock and untouched. 2 core support bolts may be replaced with 3/4" all thread max (may have a 4" max spacer of 2x2 that is floating, not welded between core support and frame) through hood with 4"x4" square plate ¼" Max thickness as tie down plate on the hood (1 per side). The rear 4 body mounts may be replaced with 3/4in all thread and may extend through the top of the trunk lid. Must have a 1 in. spacer between body and frame. The spacer can not be welded.
E. Doors may be welded solid, vertical seam only. 4" x 1/4" strap max. Don't weld the bottom of doors to the rockers in any way. Driver's door may have a door plate that is welded or bolted to the door (may not go more than 6" past seams). Door plate is mandatory if the car does not have a door bar!!!
F. All cars must have a Mandatory windshield bar, wire, or chain with no more than 6" of attachment to the bottom edge of window and roof that prevents the hood from coming through the windshield. Max 2 bars
G. Places where the wire goes through the body may have a 1" hardware store washer, no bigger welded all the way around.
H. No lacing of windows with wire or chain. No wire or chain to pillars or top of car
I. Top of doors may be beat over and welded with (3) 1" welds. No plate.
1. Must have a hole cut in each half of hood for safety, header holes are good enough.
2. May use (10) zip screws or (10) 3/8" bolts with 3/8" hardware store washer to hold hood bracing and sheet metal together.
3. Hoods can be secured shut (not including your 2 spots of 5/8" all thread) with ONE of the following:
a. (4) 2" long pieces of 2" x 2" angle (No Thicker than 1/4") with a single 3/8" bolt through them.
b. (4) 3"x3"x1/4" plates with 5/8" all thread max. 4"x4" square plate ¼" Max thickness as tie down plate for hood pins.
c. (4) spots of # 9 wire attaching hood to fender.
Sheet metal to sheet metal only for any of these methods.
A. Must remain on hinges or run no trunk lid.
B. The lid must stay on top of the rain rails. No more than 50% of the trunk lid may be bent down at a 90 angle toward the trunk floor.
C. Must have 10"x10" inspection hole in the trunk lid.
D. Trunk can be welded solid. Single strap per seam.
A. Stock frames. NO WELDING ANYWHERE ON FRAME (This includes seam welding)!!! All factory frame holes must be left open!!! NO EXCEPTIONS UNLESS RULES SAY YOU CAN!!!! Cars with C channel rear frame rails will be allowed to box the frame in with a factory frame piece. Single bead of weld no plate.
B. No creasing or shortening of the frames, front or rear, with the exception of 80 and newer cars may shorten up to 1" in front of the core support mount. Old iron can square off frame in order to have a flat surface when hard nosing. If we think you cut more than what was needed to square frame off, you will not run!!!
C. No tilting in any way. Cold bending is allowed but no cutting, welding, or heating of frame.
D. Rear frame can be notched but no pre-bending.
E. Hump plates will be allowed. 6" wide X 22" long and ¼" max thick, placed in the middle of hump face only contoured to the top of the frame. (center does not have to be cut out). No Shaping plates. NO cutting will be allowed after inspection. If plates are too big, you don't run, NO REFUNDS!!
F. You are allowed (2) 4"x 6" patches on frames; no more than a total of 2 patches per car (during fair season) and must have a 1" gap between the plates (that goes for fresh car or pre-ran car). If you have plates on your frame from past shows they must be cut off completely (no windowing), no weld or slag left on frame and must be painted white. No angle for patches. No overlapping, shaping, or bending of the plate, they must stay flat. This is not to be used as a gusset in any way. Fords must have a 1/4" gap between patch plate weld and stock flap frame weld. Patches must be painted white and declared.
A. Any engine may be used in any make car.
B. Lower motor mounts may be factory stock style (you may weld 1/4" 4x6 plate from cradle to cross frame) or run after market motor mounts. If you choose to run after market mounts, they can be no bigger than the stock mounts. No solid motor mounts factory or aftermarket.
C. Lower mounts may be welded to cross frame only!
D. You may use two 1/2" thick 7"x7" spacers to raise engine. If you need more than 1/2 to raise engine to clear steering components, may not exceed rubber mount area. You may extend off back of cradle but nothing excessive, 1/2" flat plate only (example in Caddy, Mopar). Nothing to frame! No Exceptions!
E. No protectors of any kind on the engine, or transmission. No steel bells or tail shafts. You may run an aluminum ultra-bell on automatics. Manual transmissions may run a blow proof bell housing (if you cut your transmission tunnel, you may not replace or repair sheet metal around your transmission). No additional bolts or welding permitted. Lower cradle with front plate and pulley protector allowed only (½'' max). Cradle may not exceed past middle of engine block (where factory mounts would bolt to block) and may go no higher than the header flange, do not go past the back of the heads, and do not touch the frame in any manner will be allowed. If your cradle has anything that goes under the front pulley; sway bar must be removed.
F. Any factory stock OEM car cross member or square tube no bigger than 2"x2". You may weld 2x2 angle by 6 in. to frame to mount cross member (6" away from the crush box). Do not bolt or weld to the floor in any way. If cross member is homemade it can be no longer than the one that came with that make or model of car and must be straight across.
A. Radiators must remain in stock location.
B. Any automotive type radiator or aluminum radiator may be used.
C. No mounts that strengthen the core support will be allowed.
D. You may run either a factory Condenser or a piece of expanded metal no wider than 32" and no thicker than 1/8" in front of your radiator. It can only be mounted with (8) 1" welds or (6) 1/2" bolts. No spray foam around the radiator.
E. Electric fans are allowed.
A. Any rear end allowed. Any Gear. Any Axel size. You may weld new mounts onto rear end.
B. If your rear end has a brace it must be 6" away from the frame
C. No all thread on rear ends.
D. Coil springs can be wired to rear-end and package tray tight or you may chain rear end, (NO bigger than 3/8" chain bolted together 1 per side). NO Welding
E. Leaf spring cars must use only factory spring clamps and number of leafs. No flat leafs
F. 98 and up Fords may move trailing arms inside of frame (Watt Links). You may use bolt in brackets to mount upper trailing arms. 5-5/8" bolts, nuts and washers max may be used per bracket. No welding washer nuts or bolts to package tray. Bolt in brackets may be no larger than 6"x12"max and 3/8" thick max. The bolt in brackets must be 2 separate brackets. The brackets may not be joined in any way or used to strengthen frame or body.
G. Lower trailing arm brackets may be taken from older Ford and welded in 1/2" max welds. You may use 3"x3"x1/4"x3" long max square tubing to mount lower trailing arms if you don't use the stock brackets from old Ford 1/2" max welds. Do not bolt all the way through the frame, only through one side (DO NOT use it as a pin or it will be removed).
H. You must use a factory car trailing arms to mount rear end (No 2x2). NO homemade trailing arms
I. Trailing arms may be shortened or lengthened (1" overlapped max) but may not be reinforced. This means no adding steel, material, substance or any kind of welding to them. You may use free floating washers on the bolts.
J. Each car is only allowed to have 4 trailing arms at a maximum.
K. Slider drive shafts are allowed. Pinion brakes are allowed, mounting should not strengthen car in any way (no pinion brake protectors). Anything excessive will be inspector discretion.
L. Must use aftermarket style tank no larger than 10 gallons or use a boat tank.
A. NO CAGE INSIDE OF DOORS!
B. 4-point floating cage; dash bar, two side bars, rear bar. (4"x4" material max size) Optional side bars may be 2' x 6".
C. (4) 2x2 down legs can be attached to the frame but must be located no closer than 4" from the Box or S and no further back than 6" past door post. They can be welded to top of side rails only and must be straight up and down with no other plates aiding in attachment. (Any questions call)
D. Side bars can't exceed the dash bar, 60" max door bar length, rear bar 6" max behind driver's seat, and must be a minimum of 6" above the factory body mount height. Dash bar must be 5" from firewall and all bars must be 5" off the transmission tunnel.
E. You can weld the cage to the door post, cowl and steering column to secure cage. You may have 2 bolts or 2 pieces of all thread (5/8" all thread and washers max) from the cage to the firewall in order to hold firewall in place, but no Metal or welding to the firewall.
F. Gas tanks and batteries must be moved, safely secured, and covered.
G. Battery holder must be bolted to sheet metal (4 bolts max) or in the seat. Size of battery holder must be reasonable.
H. Gas tank protectors are allowed but must remain 6 " from the rear firewall (Don't beat metal back) and no more than 30 inches wide, and in the center of the car (4" off the floor pan). Gas tank can be bolted to the floor if NOT attached to the cage. No bolts, all thread, or Metal is attaching protector to the floor. Pre ran cars must have a 4" gap between GTP and sheet metal before they will be allowed to run.
I. Steering column: After-market steering column allowed. No more than 2 knuckles in column. Steering wheel may be removable. No brackets to frame.
J. Roll over bar permitted. They may go to frame and must be straight up and down. No farther back than 6" from rear seat. It can be bolted to the roof with (2) 1/2" bolts no more than 3" off roll over bar max. No using roof sign to connect cage to the body in any way!!!
K. Transmission coolers are permitted. Must be 6" above the floor if attached to cage or bolted to sheet metal floor only. May not strengthen car in any way. Must be covered or enclosed.
L. Floor shifters are allowed. Cable shifters allowed.
M. After market throttles are allowed, bolted to sheet metal or engine only.
N. After market brake systems are allowed. Maximum plate size is 17 inches long by 10 inches wide. Must be bolted to sheet metal only (4 bolts max).
O. All bolt-ins must remain minnimum 4" from firewall
A. Any factory car bumper is permitted.
B. Homemade bumpers are allowed with the following stipulations:
1) A single pipe design no more than 7" by 7"
2) No more of a point than that of a 1974 Impala bumper and must follow the same contour.
3) Must be rounded on the ends. No rough or jagged edges.
C. You may bolt or weld bumper to a stock bumper shock (Maximum bolt size is ½'') You may weld bumper shock face plate to the bumper (Front & Rear) no adding metal allowed. You may weld bumper to frame (Butt weld only, NO adding metal.) NO WELDING OF BUMPER OR BUMPER SHOCKS/BRACKETS PAST FIRST 4" OF FRAME. If your car came with a bumper shock you must use the one that came with the car. If your car did not come with a shock(example 71 Chevy) you may use a 74-76 BOP bracket mounted in stock location with stock bolts or weld an impala cup in the stock manner onto the frame with a single pass of weld, only welding described above
D. You may use 3'' x ¼" flat strap (1 per frame rail front and back) to help hold bumper on no more than 4'' back on the frame. This is the only added metal allowed when mounting bumper.
E. Stock bumper brackets must stay in the stock locations. No altering brackets, no rear brackets on front. NO homemade shocks or brackets, if it looks homemade in anyway it won't run. Do not move brackets back on the frame when squaring it off, they must stay in the factory location.
F. Maximum bumper height is 20" Minimum bumper height is 14" On a fresh car if the bumper is less than 14" off the ground due to sagging springs, the springs must be changed to meet the minimum height.
G. You can run #9 wire (3 wraps max) from core support to bumper in 2 spots. Nothing in front of the radiator.
Tires and Rims:
A. Any Tire and wheel combo. 13" to 16" tire. Must be pneumatic. NO split rims, bare rims or studded tires. No bead locks or fully plated wheels on the outside.
B. Full wheel centers are fine but must have a stock face of a wheel in front of it.
C. You may run small weld on lip rings no wider than 2''.
D. 1-inch lug nuts are allowed. Valve stem protectors ok.
A. Back suspension must move!
B. Factory stock only!
C. NO kicking front springs.
D. No strutting.
E. Stock steering components only (No Hydro steer). No aftermarket ball joints, tie rods, or spindles. Tie rod ends must remain stock ( May brace tie rods with angle iron or round tube). Nothing can connect spindles, A arms, or tie rods to keep suspension held together.
F. You can swap new style a-arms with old style a-arms but must be bolted in the stock manner (Do not do anything to strengthen between the a- arm brackets)
G. You may use (1) 3" long ½" bolt per a-arm with hardware style washers to hold a-arm down or a 2"x1" strap (1 per side of car) with 1" welded to the frame. You may weld the bolt to the top of the frame with a single pass of weld (don't put it on the car in any way to strengthen the car or you will lose the bolt).
A. A pre ran bent rail or clip may be replaced using the butt-weld method. If replacing a clip, it must be done at the side rail or in the side rail. We will use a level to check for pitch. You may only reclip the front frame or rear rails of the car, not both. Must be the same make, and model. No clipping fresh cars
B. Body rust- If floor boards or body needs to be patched it must be done with same thickness sheet metal (20 gauge max).This means an actual hole all the way through the sheet metal (we need to be able to see it was rusted). Sheet metal may be overlapped by 1" max all the way around the hole and welded.
C. Frame rust- you may repair 2 spots 3" x 3" max with no thicker than 1/8" material. May only be welded on 2 sides. If we don't see any rust, plate will be removed completely even if you cut into your frame.
A. Any car that does not pass inspection on its first attempt will be have one chance to fix things with only 5 infractions max!!!
B. No refunds!! Car will not be inspected until entry fee has been paid.
C. If the rules don't say it can be done, then that means it can't be done!!!
D. Never assume. Always ask to be sure!
E. Only welds on the car are listed in the rules if it doesn't say you can, don't do it!!!
F. Drivers have the right to look at all cars. Crew members do not!! If there is a complaint or a question about a car it must be brought to the inspection team's attention 30 minutes prior to the start of the show.
G. Once a car passes inspection the hood will be allowed to be fastened down.
H. Any car that fails to comply with these rules will not run and entry fees will not be refunded.
For more information please Contact:
Bill Garrison at 765-698-4051
Devon Nickolas at 317-512-2903
Outlaw Outrage Rules
1.All cars must have a fire extinguisher in the car 2.Battery and fuel tank must be securely bolted down. Wire and straps are not acceptable 3.Battery and gas tank must be covered and the battery must be secured 4.Cars must be completely stripped of flammables. You will not run with flammables still in car. 5.Driver must have a helmet, safety glasses and seatbelt. 6.Long sleeve shirts and pants are required . 7.No holding or teaming, NO excuses
1.Weld all seems 2.All interior must be removed except front seat 3.Body mounts can be removed and bolted to frame with ¾ inch bolts 4.Body mount plates no bigger than 4 inches and can be welded to inside of body 5.One bar behind the seat is permitted No further than 4 inches behind door pillar behind front seat 6.4 point cage okay but you will not, Will not brace gas tank with cage 7.Speaker deck must stay in factory position 8.You can have a cowl bar if you don’t run cage 9.NO kickers 10.Shifter can be moved to transmission hump (floor) 11.Gas tank and battery box must be moved to inside car 12.You can fix rust with 1” inch overlap, sheet metal patches must be same thickness as sheet metal 13.Transmission cooler permitted must be secured
Body ( Outside)
1.Weld all body seams 2.Smash doors down and weld on top 3.Holes for headers or 12 inch hole for hood inspection 4.Hoods can be bolted down in 4 places with ¾ inch all – thread, must be open for inspection. Hood sheet metal may be bolted together or welded. 5.Wagons may have tailgates cut in half to be made shorter 6.Sedans may have trunk welded but must have a 16” inch inspection hole 7.May plate weld doors if you don’t seam weld. Door plates can be 3 inch steel 1/8 inch thick 8.Can No.9 wire core support to bumper in 4 places (double strands) 9.One window bar in windshield or 4 strands of no.9 wire (double strands) 10.Creasing allowed in front fenders only and from back doors back but rear quarters must remain vertical 11.Where wire is used no homemade washers biggest washer you can use is 3” inch by 1/8 inch 12.You can fix rust but only 1 inch overlap
1.Any motor permitted 2.You can cut firewall for distributor clearance 3.Engines can be welded or chained down 4.Radiator straps permitted 5.May have hand controlled throttle for back up incase throttle cable failure 6.Headers allowed 7.Lower engine cradle is permitted, and must not strengthen the front frame in any way
1.Any tire permitted 2.Doubling and tubing okay 3.Valve stem protectors okay no bead locks or lip savers
1.No loaded bumpers or homemade bumpers 2.Any year bumper permitted 3.Seam welding bumpers allowed 4.Replica bumpers allowed 5.Can hard nose bumpers to frame
Height Requirement and limit
1.Front bumper must not be higher than 30” inches to the top of bumper 2.Rear bumper must be no lower than 16” inches to the bottom of the bumper
1.Can collapse and weld bumper shocks to frame and weld bumper to shock 2.No seam welds on frame 3.Can leaf spring any coil spring (main must be on top) •No more than 8 springs per side •Springs can be no longer than 65 inches •No wider than 3 inches •No thicker than 3/8 inches •Leaf springs may be under or on top the rear end •Can have 5 clamps per side per spring 4.Any 5 lug rear end or ¾ ton rear end is permitted 5.Rear ends must appear stock may run pinion brake if desired 6.Any gear is acceptable 7.Strut bars allowed to strut rear of cars, no bigger than 1” inch all-thread 8.Can notch or dimple rear frame 9.Front suspension may be welded solid
For more information please Contact:
Bill Garrison at 765-698-4051
Devon Nickolas at 317-512-2903
Full Size Gut N Go Rules
This class is for fun and is an easy build. Don’t do any more than the rules state!! You only get 3 infractions; any more than that and you are loaded!!! This is your only warning!!!!
If rules don’t say you can, then you can’t!
Any American made full size cars are allowed except for, Imperials, Hearse, Suicide Lincolns, Checkers, and Limousines.
Only 50% of your car can be painted black! NO All Black Cars! Driver’s door must be painted white!
Remove all glass, chrome, mirrors, plastic and decking in wagons. Dash may stay in the car.
Hood & trunk must be open for inspection. No Exceptions!
Body seams cannot be creased, screwed, bolted or welded. Basically, don’t touch the body. Wheel wells may be cut out for tire clearance only.
No welding or patching of body panels anywhere.
NO WELDING unless stated in rules.
Driver’s door may be wired, chained or welded solid, vertical seams only. A steel driver’s door skin will be allowed, or you may use a steel plate ¼” thick not to exceed 6” past door seam bolted on securely. Door plate is mandatory and must be at least 3" past each door seam and between 10"-16" wide, unless you have a cage. All other doors may be chained or wired in 2 spots per seam only or 2-3"x3" plates on vertical seam only. May wire 1 spot per window on top of doors. Roof signs are strongly recommended.
One spot only, per door, may be wired or chained around frame 3 wraps max. No wire to frame from the cage or roof!!! A 2-door car can wrap at the front of the door and back of the door.
No lacing of windows with wire or chain.
3/8” max size if chained.
Hoods may have four tie downs #9 wire or chain. You may run 2 pieces of ⅝ all thread through the front 2 body mounts, frame, and core support and threw the hood. You may have ¼ x2x2 2 inches long between core support and frame for a spacer. NO half hoods. Hood must have 2 holes cut on both sides of the carburetor for fire crew access.
Trunks may be #9 wired or chained in 6 spots with a 12” inspection hole, wagons 4 tie downs on tailgate. May run ½ trunk lids or a simple 90-degree bend.
Note: Wire on hood and trunk must be sheet metal to sheet metal, NOT around the frame. Places where the wire goes through the body may have a 3/4" hardware store washer, no bigger welded all the way around.
All body mounts must remain original factory OEM mounts. Any broken body mounts/bolts may have 4 strands of #9 wires ran through the body and frame. No changing, replacing or repairing body bolts.
Windshield: Two Bar, wire or chain allowed from firewall/cowl to roof, to prevent hood from coming through windshield is Mandatory!! No more than 6” above the windshield and below the firewall/cowl.
You can wire (3 wraps max) core support to the bumper in 2 spots. Nothing in front of radiator
(Fall show in Franklin County only we Are allowing to 1/4"x4"x6" patches)
Stock frames. NO WELDING ANYWHERE, NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Rear frame can be dimpled and or notched, No Welding allowed. No hump plates.
No tilting in any way. No patches. No Pre-Bending. No spray foam anywhere on the car.
Engine swaps allowed but MUST be the same make. GM to GM, Ford to Ford, Chrysler to Chrysler.
Motor and Transmission (No aftermarket bells or tails) mounts must be factory OEM. They must be bolted and not welded.
Factory cross members from your make, model, and year car only. Must be bolted in.
NO protectors of any kind anywhere!
You may weld spider gears.
Rear end must be a factory OEM to make the car. No axle swaps must be all factory.
You can wire or put hose clamps on rear coil springs to keep from coming out, not hold the rear of the car down.
Leaf spring cars must use only factory spring clamps and a number of spring leafs. No flat leafs
Headers allowed, must point up, but if stock manifolds are used you must have 2 holes in the hood in case of fire.
Radiator must remain in stock location. Absolutely no spray foam around the radiator
Transmission coolers are allowed, but must be mounted under the hood.
No slider drive shafts!!! You may cut and reweld the drive shaft for desired length.
If you don’t have a cage, then door plate/door skin is Mandatory!!
Optional 4-point floating cage. Cage bars can be up to 4” x 4” square tube, Side bars only can be 2” x 6”as an option. No cage inside of doors!!!
No down legs or kickers of any kind.
Side bars can’t exceed the dash bar, 60” max door bar length, rear bar 6” max behind driver’s seat, and must be a minimum of 6" above the factory body mount height. Dash bars must be 5” from the firewall and all bars must be 5” off the transmission tunnel.
Roll over bar permitted. Must be straight up and down. Can be welded to side bars with only no bolting or welding to the roof. No farther back than 6” from the rear seat.
You can weld the cage to the door post and steering column to secure the cage.
Gas tank and battery must be moved, secured and covered. (1 battery only).
Battery holder bolted to floor sheet metal (4 bolts max). Limit size of battery holder. Proportioned to the size of the battery. Not to cover the whole floorboard.
Gas tank holders are allowed but must remain 6 " from the rear sheet metal (Don’t beat metal back) and no more than 30 inches wide, and in the center of the car (4” off the floor pan). Gas tank can be bolted to the floor if NOT attached to the cage. No bolts, all thread, or Metal is attaching the holder to the floor.
Steering column must have factory steering column. Quick release steering wheel ok.
Simple push pull shifters are allowed.
Floor pans that are rusted out may be repaired/patched with OEM size sheet metal by bolting, zip screw or rivets to existing pan.
(Fall show in Franklin County only we are allowing tube bumper 1/4"x4"x6")
Bumper swaps allowed. Must be factory automobile bumper shell front and back, but we are going to allow you to load it internally or you may run any year automobile bumpers. Do not cut and shape bumper skin or backing in any way must be factory!!! Front & Rear bumpers can be mounted with up to (8) ½” bolts total or wired on in 4 places with #9 wire. Bumpers may be welded to shock face/flange only. You may weld a shock tube all the way around. Must stay in a stock factory location. No welding to frame in any way!!!!
No bolting all the way through bumpers and/or bumper shocks.
Bumper may be welded straight to frame.
Max bumper height is 20” no lower than 14”.
May slot bumper to bolt on. NO adding metal. May chain or wire (3 wraps max) bumpers to secure in no more than 2 spots. One 10” long 3/8” link chain per bumper shock. One bolt to attach the chain to the frame, ½” max diameter.
Tires & Rims:
Any Tire allowed. No foam filled or press on tires allowed.
Factory OEM style rims only, Uni-lug center’s (6”max dia.) ok. NO Full Centers, bead locks or lip guards allowed. Valve stem protectors ok.
No studs in tires or screwed to rims.
You can use 1” lug nuts
Factory OEM stock, front and rear, for make, model, and year of vehicle.
No kicking spring’s, blocks or clamps on shocks. All cars must bounce. You may run store bought twists in spring spacers.
Cars must have working brakes.
Welds only allowed on: Spider gears, cage, doors & bumpers.
Always ask, never assume. “IF IT DOESN’T SAY YOU CAN, THEN YOU CAN’T!!!”
Drivers are only allowed in the inspection area; no other crew is allowed. You will pre-pay before inspection. If your car does not pass inspection, NO Refunds!
Drivers must wear DOT helmet, eye protection, long pants, and long sleeve shirt and closed toed shoes. Fire suits are always recommended, but not required. Helmets must stay on the entire time in the car. Only get out of the car if told okay to do so. Drivers must make an aggressive hit every 60 seconds.
Inspection will start approximately 3 hours prior to the event, please be on time. Inspection closes 1 hour prior to event start time. NO Exceptions!!!
For more information please Contact within respectable hours:
Bill Garrison 765-698-4051
Devon Nickolas at 317-512-2903