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michigan farm stock tractor pullers ***. 07 rules

here are our 2007 rules

MFSTPA STREET DIESEL TRUCK RULES
All decisions made by a MFSTPA official are final.

STREET DIESEL
The Street Diesel (SD) class is designed for full -bodied pulling trucks . With a maximum weight of 8000lbs. the truck also needs to be licensed and insured.

RULES & REGULATIONS
DRIVERS :
Must be 16 years of age. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license. Drivers shall not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and must drive their trucks in a safe manner at all times when at the pull.

BALLAST:
Ballast is permitted. Hanging weights are prohibited. Ballast my be added in the bed of the truck.

DRIVELINE:
An OEM transmission and transfer case is mandatory. It must have been optioned in a one-ton or smaller pickup.

DRIVER RESTRAINT SYSTEM:
The OEM restraint system is mandatory and must be worn.

ENGINE:
The engine is limited to a stock appearing, OEM make-specific compression ignition engine.

EXHAUST:
All vehicles must be equipped to direct exhaust upward or downward.

FUEL INJECTION PUMP:
The fuel injection pump is limited to a stock appearing, OEM engine model-specific pump only. Twin CP3’s and Hpop’s are prohibited.

HITCH:
The hitch must be a “REESE” style hitch. reinforcements are permitted. Trick hitches are prohibited .the hitches height from the ground may not exceed 26 inches. And must have a hook point at least 44 inches from the center of the rear axle. The hooking point must have a minimum 3.00 inch by 3.5 inch inside diameter opening for the sled hook.

NITROUS OXIDE:
Nitrous oxide is prohibited. No other oxygen extenders are allowed.

PROPANE:
Propane is prohibited.

REAR SUSPENSION:
Traction bars and devices are permitted. Suspension must maintain a minimum shock
travel of 1 inch.

TIRES:
Tires must be DOT street tires. Cut tires are prohibited. A maximum tire diameter of 35 inch.

TRANSMISSIONS:
Transmissions ( manual and automatics ) must have a transmission blanket meeting SFI 4.1 if running more than 4500 rpm.

TURBOCHARGER:
The turbocharger is limited to a stock appearing, OEM make-specific charger only. Turbochargers from different years in the same make may be interchanged.

WATER INJECTION:
Water injection is prohibited

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MFSTPA HOT DIESEL TRUCK RULES
All decisions made by a MFSTPA official are final.

HOT DIESEL
The Hot Diesel (HD) class is designed for full -bodied 1 ton or less pulling trucks . With a maximum weight of 8000lbs. the truck also needs to be licensed and insured.

RULES & REGULATIONS
DRIVERS :
Must be 16 years of age. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license. Drivers shall not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and must drive their trucks in a safe manner at all times when at the pull.

BATTERIES:
Batteries must be securely mounted. They may not be located in the drivers compartment.

BODY:
Fiberglass hoods are prohibited .

CHASSIS:
Wheel tubes, back-half conversions, tube chassis, etc., are all prohibited.

BALLAST:
Ballast is permitted. Hanging weights are permitted but must be securely mounted and may not extend more than 60 inches from the center line of the front axle.

DRIVELINE:
An OEM transmission, transfer case, and axles is mandatory. It must have been optioned in a one-ton or smaller pickup.

DRIVER RESTRAINT SYSTEM:
The OEM restraint system is mandatory and must be worn. Or a three inch wide driver restraint system labeled as meeting SFI Spec 16.1.

DRIVESHAFT LOOPS:
All trucks must have at least six inch wide u-joint shields around all drive shafts u-joints, u-joint shields must be constructed out of at least ¼ inch steel or 3/8 inch aluminum with the u-joint centered in it. In addition there must be at least one drive shaft loop in the middle of each drive shaft .

ENGINE:
The engine block must have been available in a one ton or smaller pick-up truck.

EXHAUST:
All vehicles must be equipped to direct exhaust upward or downward. Two 3/8 inch diameter bolts must be placed in the exhaust pipe in a cross pattern within one inch of each other as close to the turbo as practical.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER:
A fire extinguisher is mandatory . It must be easily accessible and visible.

AIR SHUTOFF:
The vehicle must be equipped with a air shutoff . A master control for your air shutoff must be located at the back of the vehicle next to the hitch point , it must have a two inch diameter steel ring and be clearly visible to the hook man. A fuel shutoff is also very highly recommended.

FUEL INJECTION PUMP:
The fuel injection pump is limited to a stock appearing, OEM engine model-specific pump only. Twin CP3’s and Hpop’s are permitted.

HITCH:
The hitch must be a “REESE” style hitch. reinforcements are permitted. Trick hitches are prohibited .the hitches height from the ground may not exceed 26 inches. And must have a hook point at least 44 inches from the center of the rear axle. The hooking point must have a minimum 3.00 inch by 3.5 inch inside diameter opening for the sled hook.

NITROUS OXIDE:
Nitrous oxide is prohibited. No other oxygen extenders are allowed.

PROPANE:
Propane is prohibited.

REAR SUSPENSION:
Traction bars and devices are permitted. Suspension must maintain a minimum shock travel of 1 inch.

TIRES:
Tires must be DOT street tires. Cut tires are prohibited. A maximum tire diameter of 35 inch.

TRANSMISSIONS:
Transmissions ( manual and automatics ) must have a transmission / bell housing blanket meeting SFI 4.1.

TURBOCHARGER:
The vehicle is limited to a single turbocharger. the inducers bore on the compressor housing may be no larger than 2.8 inches measure at the smallest diameter area of the compressor wheel. A bushing may be used to down size the compressor housing ahead of the wheel. If a bushing is used , it must be round, at least ¾ of an inch long , mounted within 0.050 inch of the compressor wheel , and the inside of the bushing may not exceed a diameter of the 2.8 inch limit. The inlet will be measured using a 2.85 inch slug.

WATER INJECTION:
Water injection is permitted .
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The hot diesel class will be fun we are competing against some good runnin super farm tractors to see who has the power

and we now have a new President of the club so I promise the hooks will be good this year, as my duty I will be makin sure that all tracks are propperly made and maintained.
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sounds like I got a chance of taking first in street diesel. Prohibiting twin CP3's and requiring insurance weeds out everyone from the TTPA that beat me.

so how is this going to work, street diesel has its own payout while the hot diesel is run with tractors?
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yes each class has its own payout.
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