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Stock 8 2018

GENERAL - tech man has right to check this every week
Crate Sportsman Cars can run with Stock 8 on M500 or H500 (see TR Crate Sportsman rules)
No nitrous or traction control
cars must be neat in appearance
car must weigh 3300 pounds with driver after race
8" wheels max .25" tolerance - 14 or 15" - must be same size all the way around
tires - hoosier H500 or 8" towel city racing recap but must punch 50
may run beadlocks but must face outside
may run offset rims and wheel spacers
brake adjusters ok
dual master cylinders ok
racing pedal assemblies ok
oem brake calipers only - doesn't have to match year and model - NO ALUMINUM
headers are legal
fuel cell must be mounted inside of trunk with firewall between driver and fuel cell
seat must be securely fastened to frame and/or roll cage
track fuel only - must pass track test
cars must have number on sides and top and able to be read by score tower
stock unless other wise stated
BODY - visual protest only
stock unless otherwise stated
1968 or newer American made car
no station wagons, trucks, jeeps, convertibles, mustangs, or pony cars
rear of car must be closed - no holes or flaps
must have a deck lid - after market or home made is ok
aluminum doors and fenders are ok
may make front fenders and rear fenders
cannot exceed 48" from ground to the top of the rear spoiler
may run any replacement roof - must be 48" X 50" - Don't do anything crazy
13" minimum door and rear glass opening
may run a 6" maximum height spoiler and may run a small bracket to support but may not exceed past quarter panel - non-adjustable
interior can be boxed in
front and rear bumpers - rubber nose ok
breather must be boxed in on all 4 corners and cannot pertrude through firewall / no forced air - air box ok
front inside wheel wells can be cut or removed
all firewall holes must be covered
may replace firewall with steel sheet metal (does not have go go all the way across)
may replace floor pan under driver with steel sheet metal 16 gauge or 18 gauge
may replace dash with sheet metal - interior metal cannot be higher than dash
may use lexan in rear side windows
bumper cannot exceed past the inside of the rear tire or must run a bumper cover
may run side spoilers 12" long by 6" in height
#1 spark plug cannot be further back than left front ball joint

WHEEL BASE / FRAME
frame must match make and model of car - 1" tolerance +/- allowed
no shortening of frame - must be stock - X-bracing ok
length between spring eyes must be stock
stock wheelbase for make and model
fords may run perimeter framed chasis with unified body - frame must have stock dimension with no alterations for year model claimed
radiator must be in stock position within reason
can run 30" square tubing from rear bumper - length between eyes must be stock

ENGINE - BOTTOM END
any oem stock size engine with flat top pistons - max size 362
no big blocks
stock blocks only
350 c.i. plus .060 over bore - can use flat top 2 valve relief pistons
2 eye brows legal
stock type fuel pump
no vacuum systems of any type
must be mounted in original location
any 5.7 i-beam steel rod - no aluminum or titanium - no grinding or lightening
if other than a chevrolet 350 engine - must run stock length rods for the motor
no small journal rods (2.000") in a 350 engine
externally balanced motors must remain externally balanced
any stock appearing crankshaft
may use 305 crank with a 350
no knife edging to a single point or lightening, etc
steel crank must weigh 50 lbs
cast crank must weigh 48 lbs
no stroking or destroking
for balancing purposes the counter weights may be turned - must maintain 1.950 for steel and 1.750 for cast or may drill
scat #910442 or #910526
eagle
gm crower steel crank #ps-95121
scat #4-350-3480-5700 - no mallory
eagle #435034805700 - no mallory
journals may be turned no more than .060"
may add mallory to stock gm crank
racing oil pan is ok - no kick outs in the front of the oil pan
no dry sumps allowed
any timing chain - no belt or gear drives
any oem chevy or ford cast block straps or spayed caps ok

HEADS
any oem head except for 461x, 492 castings
may run dart head part #10024266
cannont alter anything on the dart heads other than the following:
55 cc min chamber volume
any stainless valve - no titanium keepers, retainers or anything
may run competition valve job, any depth, any angle. All angles must be concentric with guide and may not go below guide boss.
any valve spring and steel retainers and keepers only - stud mounted rocker arms only
intake runner and chamber volume will be checked at head protest
intake runner volume may not exceed 179 cc
ford may run dart head part #13310080
59 cc min chamber volume on Ford Head
max valve size 1.94 intake valve and 1.6 exhaust valve on Ford Head
no vortec heads or angle flowed heads
stock type and size valves and springs only
bee hive valve springs ok but must be stock size which is .280
screw in studs and guide plates 3/8 or 7/16 roller rockers ok
stud girdles ok
any steel retainer
no hand blending
no porting or polishing
steel valves only - step down ok
stock stem diameter
bowl cut to top of guide boss ok
no hand blending
chevrolet max valve size - 2.02 intake and 1.60 exhaust
valve cover breather allowed

INTAKES
stock cast iron
no porting or polishing
no holley pattern factory intakes
ford engines may run Edelbrock RPM Intake #Edl-7181
bowtie ok on a 350
no adaptor plates on a bowtie
chevy may run edelbrock performer rpm - part # 7101

CARBURETOR
quadrojet.
no modifications except choke flap removal
no removal of choke horn
may run holley 600 cfm #1850 carb on a 350 eng.
has to be stock appearing on outside with stock tube and float bowl
must have air horn with number
adapter plate mr. gasket #1932 only 3/4" thick
may run the 1/4" thick Q-jet gasket
may run a box stock 650 holley #4777
may use a 1" max thickness adapter if using holley carb on Q-jet intake with (2) .070"
max thickness gaskets only.
no adaptor plates on a bowtie

CAM
any solid or hydraulic cam
maximum .425 lift at valve with .025 lash
no swapping of any lobes - must be in stock order

FLYWHEEL AND CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
stock type flywheel - 14 lbs. minimum
stock type clutch and pressure plate - minimum 10.4" and 12.5 pounds. Aftermarket ok
must be steel pressure plate
may run solid clutch disk

TRANSMISSIONS
must be stock with all working forward and reverse gears
no automatic transmissions
no lightening of gears
3 or 4 speed cast iron transmission
straight drive trans. cars must have blow proof bell housing or scatter shield of 1/8 steel
may use hydraulic clutch

DRIVE SHAFT
may run 2" driveshaft
no carbon fiber
a "U" or square type safety loop on front of drive shaft assembly is required

IGNITION
stock type ignition
stock type distributor only
no altering firing order
brass gear is legal
no msd with boxes

REAR ENDS
gm 10 or 12 bolt rearend
9" ford or floater ok
shocks have to be in stock location - may move for travel only - no angle change
may run after market axles
any gear ratio allowed
locked or limited slip rear ends allowed
full spools ok
gun drilled axels ok
must have steel calipers
components must be made of steel or aluminum
hog head and third member housing must be steel or cast
disc brakes ok - doesn't have to match model of car
can cut top of trailing arms for pinion angle
aluminum hubs ok

SUSPENSION
no adjustable blocks
tube type a-arm on top only ok - non adjustable - any ball joint on top and stock on bottom
can use heavy duty OEM steering and suspension parts
leaf or coil springs can be changed to stronger leaf or coils of the same type
cutting of coil spring allowed - rear shims on coils are ok
adjustable or non adjustable spring buckets ok
shocks must be in stock location - may move for travel only - no angle change
lowering blocks ok
adjustable buckets in rear ok or screw jacks - no outboard shocks
all hook up points on chasis must be in stock location
rear shock location must be stock on top and can be moved on bottom for travel length only
cannot change angle of rear shock
no screw in ball joints on bottom
after market bushing in a-frames and trailing arms ok but may not swivel
no heim joints on any shocks
may run any stock body racing shock - pro ta's are ok
leaf spring cars can run shackles

Safety
1. All lead must be secured with bolts and/or metal clamps. Duct tape or zip ties are not acceptable.
2. 25 lb. weight break for Hans, or containment seat or both. (25 lb max.)
3. Must have working fire extinguisher in car.

PROTEST AND CLAIM RULE
protest bottom - $600
protest any 3 items - $300
acceptance fee - $100
track keeps $100
transmission protest - $400 - Person being protested has the option to have transmission torn down by track approved transmission builder or sale for $400
could be required to add weight to cars from other track who normally do not race at Travelers Rest speedway to adjust to the rules.
Tech man has final say
-Looking for small or unimportant errors or faults will not be tolerated or allowed. We are aware that this rule book may not cover every situation or issue. Officials have final say on ALL protested or claimed item issues.

Revision 032518
Posted by Travelers Rest PR

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