Minivans


VANS, SUV, MINI TRUCK

ANY BODY SEAM WELDING( outside of what is clearly outline in rules) WILL BE AN AUTOMATIC LOAD, YOU WILL NOT BE GIVEN A CHANCE TO FIX THIS AT THE DERBY.

ANY FRAME SEAM WELDING OUTSIDE OF WHAT IS OUTLINED IN THESE RULES WILL AUTOMATICALLY GET YOU LOADED

ANY MORE THAN 4 FIX IT PLATES WILL BE AN AUTOMATIC LOAD

ANY FRAME PLATING OUTSIDE OF WHAT IS STATED IN RULES WILL BE AN AUTOMATIC LOAD

ALLRUST REPAIR MUST BE PRE-APPROVED OR MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

A MAXIMUM OF 18-20 GAUGE SHEET METAL OR OEM FLOOR MAY BE USED. MAY OVERLAP PAST RUSTED AREA 1-INCH ONLY. RUST REPAIR IS MEANT TO RESTORE CAR TO OEM, NOT STRENGTHEN. IF DEEMED EXCESSIVE IT WILL BE REMOVED.

All vans mini trucks or SUV get 4 total 4” x 4” fix it plates anywhere on unibody/ frame.  Nothing can be inside frame in any fashion.  Plates must start 1 full inch apart but you are allowed a half inch bead of weld all the way around plates.  

GENERAL

THIS CLASS IS TO REMAIN STOCK UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN RULES

1. Must be 2WD, if 4WD must remove either front or rear driveshaft, your choice.

2. 4cyl and 6 cyl engines permitted. May swap. 

**** MID SIZE TRUCKS AND SUV, MAY RUN MAKE MODEL SPECIFIC DIRECT BOLT FACTORY

V8 ENGINES.  NO CROSS BREEDING ACROSS PLATFORMS. YOU MAY CARB SWAP.  TO BE CLEAR THE ENGINE IN THE CAR MUST BE A FACTORY OPTION FOR THAT SPECIFIC MAKE AND MODEL TRUCK OR SUV. 

3. Compact trucks can only be 2 door or extended cab. 4 door trucks are permitted

4. No suburbans

MINI TRUCK

Any small truck under half ton, 2 wheel drive or 4 wd with driveshaft removed.

SUV

Any small mid size SUV using only 2WD must be. No open jeeps of full size SUV such as Tahoes, yukons, suburbans, expeditions etc.

Mini Van

Any 4 or 6 cyl van. No full size vans, 

Engine tranny

1. Any make or model provided same cylinder size is used.

2. Motor mounts may be welded.

3. NO PROTECTORS

4. No tranny braces. Factory rubber mount for transmission crossmember.

BODY

1. All door seams can be welded 5″ on 5″ off including tailgate.

2. Drivers door can be welded solid.

3. Truck cabs must be welded with 3″ strapping to truck bed.

4. BODY CREASING IS NOW ALLOWED!!!!!!

5. Hood can be secured in 6 spots by either chain or bolted using 2″x 2″ angle iron. MAX 1/2″ bolts

6. No all thread, may not use core support as spot to secure hood. 12″ x 12″ minimum holes in hood for inspection.

7. Body mounts must remain stock

FRAME

1. No welding on frame, exception bumper mounting. NO PLATING, PINNING, FORMING or frame or unibody.

2. Frame must remain stock.

SUSPENSION AND STEERING

1. All suspension parts must remain stock. Suspension must travel. NO SOLID SUSPENSION

2. No leaf spring conversions and no homemade or aftermarket leaf packs.

3. Tie rods may be reinforced.

4. AFTERMARKET STEERING COLUMNS PERMITTED

TIRES AND WHEELS

1. Weld in centers permitted. Valve stem protectors permitted.

2. Any tire NO SOLID WHEELS, NO BEADLOCKS , NO LIP PROTECTORS

REARENDS

1. Rearends must remain stock for that vehicle. Can be welded. No bracing.

2. NO SLIDER DRIVESHAFTS.

ALL hitches must be removed.

3. THE REAR END MAY BE CHAINED IN TWO SPOTS TO HOLD REAR END IN. 3/8” CHAIN ONLY. NO WELDING. BOLT ONLY.

BUMPERS

1. Any OEM front of rear bumper. MAY be seam welded, NO LOADING. 2″ diameter inspection hold on end caps. SMW mighty mini and light bumpers BUMPERS PERMITTED, no heavy’s. YOU MAY ALSO CHOOSE TO RUN A BASIC 4”X4” ¼” MX SQUARE STOCK AS BUMPER NO POINT PERMITTED

Front and rear bumper height, minimum 16”, maximum 22”, measured to bottom of bumper.

2. BUMPERS MAY BE HARDNOSED, NO SHOCKS INSIDE FRAME. YOU MAY USE 2″X2″ SQUARE TUBING 10″ LONG ON OUTSIDE OF FRAME FOR MOUNTING BUMPER. OPTION 2 FOR MOUNTING WOULD BE X 4” X 10“ LONG STRAP OF FLAT STOCK. WE DON’T WANT BUMPERS TO COME OFF. FROM HOOD TO BUMPER IN 2 SPOTS A BRAIDED PICE OF NINE WIRE MAY GO AROUND BUMPER THROUGH HOOD AND CORE SUPPORT. MAY NOT BE CRISS CROSSED.  

CAGE

1. 4 point cage recommended but not mandatory.

2. Side bars cannot extend greater than 10″ past front door seam.

3. MAX of 4″x 4″ or 2″ x 6″.

4. Gas tank protector permitted, No greater than 28″ wide and no greater than 3″x3″ square tubing. MINI TRUCKS MUST MOUNT GAS TANK IN BED OF TRUCK AGAINST CAB AND TIGHTLY SECURED.

5. FRONT WINDOW BAR RECOMMENDED. HALO PERMITTED NO ADDITIONAL BANDING, WIRING, CORD, CHAINING UNLESS SPECIFIED.

ABSOLUTELY NO STOCK OR OEM REPLACEMENT FUEL TANKS.  MUST BE A PRESSURE TEST AFTERMARKET TANK.  

PLEASE CONTACT TJ MCCULLOUGH FOR ALL RULES QUESTIONS 301-707-6870

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