Liberty Truck and Tractor Pull

DIDC VI event rules


DIDC VIII EVENT RULES,  November 2nd and 3rd 2018(disregard the DIDC VI heading)

General Rules

1. DECISIONS OF THE OFFICIALS ARE FINAL - ANY COMPETITOR WHO ATTEMPTS TO SWAY THE DECISION OF ANY OFFICIALS, or  SLED OPERATOR IS SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE CLASS.

2. VEHICLES WILL ONLY BE ALOWED ONE ENTRY PER CLASS, NO VEHICLE MAY PULL IN THE SAME CLASS WITH ANOTHER DRIVER OR DIFFERENT SET-UP IN ANY WAY. ALL INDIVIDUAL VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED TO PULL IN TWO CLASSES.

3. PULLERS CAN MOVE UP A CLASS AS LONG AS THE VEHICLE MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE RULES OF THAT CLASS.

4. PULLERS WILL HAVE TWO CHANCES TO MAKE IT PAST THE 75FT MARK.  WE WILL GO ON A FLOATING FINISH TRACK. NO PULL OFF.

5. FIRST PULLER IN EACH CLASS HAS THE RIGHT TO DROP THE PULL AND TAKE THE LAST PULLING POSITION. PULLER MUST INFORM THE FLAGMAN THAT THEY INTEND TO DROP THEIR PULL.


6. IF A PULLER HAS A MALFUNTION DURING THE CLASS BEFORE HE PULLS HE HAS TIL THE END OF THE CLASS TO GET IT FIXED. AFTER THAT HE WILL GET NO DISTANCE.

7. ANY PART OF THE PULLING VEHICLE THAT GOES OVER THE WHITE LINE WILL GET A DQ.

8. IF ANY PULLER WANTS TO PROTEST: YOU MUST FIND AN ORANGE SHIRT OFFICIAL, PUT UP A $200 CASH PROTEST FEE BEFORE THE CLASS IS OVER.  FEE IS NON REFUNDABLE.

9. COMPETITORS MUST BE 16 YEARS OLD & HAVE A VALID STATE DRIVERS LICENSE TO COMPETE IN ANY SANCTIONED CLASS UNLESS APPROVED BY HEAD TECH OFFICIALSSHOES, SHIRTS, AND LONG PANTS MUST BE WORN WHILE PULLING UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN CLASS RULES.

10. ABSOLUTELY NO CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED BY DRIVERS OR CREW MEMBERS, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING THE PULL.

11. NO PASSENGERS ARE ALLOWED IN THE TRUCK.

12. ALL REGISTERED PULLERS MUST HAVE THEIR PULLING NUMBER DISPLAYED ON PASSENGER WINDOW AT ALL TIMES. PULLERS WILL STAGE BEHIND THE STARTING LINE THE CLASS BEFORE THEY PULL.

13.  TECH OFFICIAL(S) MAY TECH/INSPECT VEHICLES AT ANY TIME BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THE EVENT. PRE-EVENT INSPECTIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED.

14.  DRIVERS MEETING WILL BE 2:30 AT Starting Line Shed. ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST ATTEND




Work Stock Diesel Class


The Work Stock (WS) class is designed for daily-driven, on the road pickup trucks (full-bodied diesel pickup trucks).
 *****NO NITROUS***** 

Valid DOT registration and license plates are mandatory.

The vehicle may be two or four-wheel drive.

Designation: 8500lbs Weight is with driver.


REGULATIONS:


Ballast: Ballast is permitted. Hanging weights may not extend more than 60 inches from the centerline of the front axle.

Batteries: The batteries must be securely mounted. They may not be located in the driver compartment or forward of the radiator core support.

Body: The body must be the OEM truck body, including the full bed floor. The body must retain full sheet metal. Metal after-market hoods are permitted. Fiberglass is prohibited. The hood must be closed and securely latched while the vehicle is hooked to the sled. The
complete OEM firewall and OEM floor pan is mandatory.

Brakes: Four-wheel hydraulic brakes are mandatory.

Chassis: The OEM chassis is mandatory. The engine must be in the OEM location for the body used. The vehicle must retain the full OEM chassis. Wheel tubs, back-half conversions, tube chassis, etc., are prohibited.

Cooling System: Radiators must be in the stock location and be of at least stock size.

Credentials: All drivers must have a valid state drivers license.

Driveline: An OEM transmission and transfer case are mandatory. They must have been an option on 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. NITROUS OXIDE is prohibited along with other oxygen extenders as well as the use of PROPANE is also prohibited. All system components MUST be removed from the truck.

*****Exhaust: all exhaust must exit upwards.  if you have stock or aftermarket exhaust that exits out the side then you must use a 90 to turn the exhaust up in the air.  This is for the safety of our spectators.****
 
Fuel: The fuel must be pump #1/#2 diesel only. Soy/Bio-diesel fuel is permitted. Off-road diesel fuel is prohibited.

Fuel Injection Pump: The fuel injection pump is limited to a stock-appearing, OEM engine model-specific pump only. The use of multiple high-pressure common-rail fuel pumps is prohibited. Powerstroke engines with a single factory turbo may utilize a second HPOP. Pumps from different years in the same engine model may be interchanged.

Fuel System: The OEM fuel
tank is mandatory and must be used. Racing fuel cells are prohibited and must be removed from the vehicle.

Harmonic Balancer: All engines turning 4500 RPM and higher must be equipped with a harmonic balancer or damper meeting SFI Spec 18.1.

Hitch: The hitch must be a receiver-style hitch; reinforcements are permitted. Reinforcements must not extend forward of the centerline of the rear axle. Trick hitches are prohibited. The hooking point must be the rear-most point on the vehicle and must be rearward of the stock location of the tailgate. The hitch must be horizontal to the ground and stationary in all directions. Bumpers may be notched or removed. The hitch’s height from the ground may not exceed 26 inches on 4wd units and 30 inches on 2wd units. The hooking point must have a minimum 3.750-inch inside diameter opening for the sled hook. The hooking point will be measured to the center of the clevis loop.

Interior: A
complete interior, including dashboard, door panels, headliner, etc., is mandatory. Two matching front seats are mandatory. Aftermarket seats are permitted; they must be fully upholstered. All factory controls (lights, signals, horn, windows, wipers, etc.) must be retained and be operative. The use of hand-throttle controls are prohibited.

Rear End: Non-OEM rear-end housings are prohibited. It must have been an option on a one-ton or smaller pick up. Rear axle bolts must be covered by a cap or shield.

Steering: The vehicle must retain the full, original OEM steering gear. The vehicle must retain the original OEM power steering assistance, if it was so equipped. Additional stabilizers are permitted. Non-OEM power assist methods are prohibited.

Street Equipment:
Complete headlight and taillight assemblies (all) are mandatory and must be operative. Complete OEM windshield and windows are mandatory. Windows must be operative per factory specifications; that is, they must open and close via OEM electrical or mechanical means.

Suspension, Front: The upper mounting point for strut assemblies must be in the factory location. Adjustable caster/camber pillow ball mounts are permitted. The lower control arm may be strengthened provided factory-mounting points to chassis are maintained. The lower mounting point for the strut assembly may be modified for improved caster or camber. Strut tower braces, lower tie bars, sway bars, and limit straps are permitted. Traction bars and devices are permitted.

Suspension, Rear: An OEM-style suspension is mandatory. Lowering or raising the vehicle height with suspension modifications is permitted. Traction bars and devices are permitted; they must be bolt-on only; welds are permitted for attachment to frame or axle housing. All OEM suspension mounting points must be retained and used.
***  SUSPENSION BLOCKS are allowed this year!***

 Sway bars, limit straps, and camber kits are permitted. All rear suspensions must use at least one working shock absorber per wheel. Airbag spring assistance is permitted; airbag compressors must be disconnected.

Tires: The tires must be DOT street tires. Cut tires are prohibited.

Transfer Case: Non-OEM transfer cases are prohibited. The transfer case must have been an option on a one-ton or smaller pick up truck.

Transmission, Automatic: Non-OEM transmissions are prohibited. Aftermarket torque converters, valve bodies and internal components are permitted. Transmission brakes are prohibited. Any non-OEM floor-mounted automatic transmission shifter must be equipped with a spring-loaded positive reverse lockout device to prevent the shifter from accidentally being put into reverse gear. A functional neutral safety switch is mandatory. All transmission lines must be metallic or high-pressure-type hose. All vehicles with engines running 4500 RPM or more and using an automatic transmission must be equipped with a transmission shield meeting SFI Spec 4.1 and must be labeled accordingly. A blanket-type shield is permitted; it must be appropriately labeled as meeting SFI Spec 4.1 and it must extend from the rear of the block to the front of tail housing with a minimum six inch overlap where it is fastened. All non-blanket-type shields must incorporate two (or one, per manufacturers instructions) 3/4 inch by 1/8 inch straps that bolt to the shield on each side and pass under the transmission pan unless the transmission pan is labeled as meeting SFI Spec 4.1. All vehicles with engines running 4500 RPM or more and using an automatic transmission must be equipped with a flex plate meeting SFI Spec 29.1 and be covered by a flex plate shield meeting SFI Spec 30.1.

Transmission, Manual: Non-OEM transmissions are prohibited. Aftermarket internal components are permitted. A clutch meeting minimum SFI Spec 1.1 or 1.2 is mandatory on all vehicles with engines running 4500 RPM or more. All manual transmissions must be clutch assisted. Sequential shifters are prohibited. All vehicles with engines running 4500 RPM or more and equipped with a manual transmission must have a flywheel shield labeled as meeting minimum SFI Spec 6.3 or greater. Applications for which an SFI Spec flywheel shield is not available may use a properly attached SFI 4.1 or 4.2 blanket that completely covers the bell housing; it must be attached to the block and extend rearward to the transmission with a minimum six inch overlap where it is fastened.

Turbocharger: The turbocharger is limited to a stock-appearing, OEM/Factory make-specific charger only. Turbochargers from different years in the same make may be interchanged. 6.4 liter Powerstroke engines may utilize the factory twin-turbo configuration.

Water Injection: Water injection is prohibited. All system components must be removed from the truck.

Wheelbase: The vehicle must retain the original factory wheelbase and track width. 

  2.6 Smooth Bore Rules(Pro Pulling League Rules)

 1.Maximum weight 8000#

 2.OEM Chassis is mandatory. The vehicle must retain the full OEM chassis. Wheel tubs, back half conversions, and tube chassis are prohibited. Must retain factory OEM

wheelbase for make and model of body, not to exceed 172 inches.(see rule update for 2018 at end of rules) 

 3.The body must be OEM truck body including the full bed floor. No flatbeds permitted. The body must retain the full sheet metal. After market hoods permitted. The hood must be closed and securely latched when hooked to sled.

 4.Complete engine must have stock appearance except where otherwise noted in these rules. Maximum engine size will be 460ci. Engine must be in OEM location for the body used. Engine must have a 3/8 diameter cable surrounding the engine block. Cable is to be positioned between #1 and #2 cylinders and is to pass through manifolds. Cable will have 4-6 inches of slack. Two cable clamps at cable splice are required

 5.Cylinder head must be OEM or OEM replica for brand of engine. Outside of cylinder head must measure factory width and length. No billet heads of any material. Head must retain factory OEM valve angle. No deck plates permitted.

 6.Hook point to be no closer than 44”of centerline of rear axle. Maximum hitch height of 24” with a minimum of 3.75”x3” opening. Hitch must be stationary in all directions. Hitch must be frame mounted. The use of Reese style hitches is prohibited. Hitch must be centerline of rear axle or behind. Hitch must not exceed 25 degree angle from pivot point to hook point. No hitch supports or adjusters fastened to rear axle housing shall be above center point of rear axle. Pivot pin of drawbar can be no further forward than the centerline of rear axle.

 

 

7.Turbo is limited to a 2.6” inducer bore. Bore must be smooth. No MAP Width Enhancement groove (MWE) allowed. Compressor wheel must protrude into 2.6” bore for 1/8”. Bore will be checked with a 2.605”turbo plug. Plug must not be able to enter inducer bore and contact wheel.

8.All vehicles must be equipped with upward pointing exhaust located either directly behind cab or out of truck hood. Two 3/8 inch diameter bolts must be placed through the exhaust pipe in a cross pattern within one inch of each other and within 12 inches of turbo.

9.Front hanging weights are allowed, not to exceed 60 inches forward from the centerline of front axle. Ballast may be added in the bed of truck but must be securely fastened. Maximum weight 8000 pounds.

 10.All trucks must have at least six inch wide u-joint shield around the rear u-joint constructed of at least 5/16 inch steel or 3/8 aluminum that will safely contain the u-joint and the end of the driveshaft. All shields must be securely mounted to vehicle. Any front shaft u-joints that can be visibly seen from side of truck must be shielded to contain the u-joint and the end of the driveshaft.

 11.A fire extinguisher system is permitted. 2.5# fire extinguisher must be securely mounted within reach of driver. A complete OEM firewall is required.

 12.All drivers must have valid driver license and full SFI fire suit including helmet. Seatbelt/restraint must be worn.

 13.The complete OEM floor pan is mandatory. Vehicle must maintain a complete firewall. Additional gauges and pillar pods are permitted.

 14. Hand throttles permitted. Diesel fuel only (See fuels page for specs) No propane or N02 or any other oxygen enhancers allowed

 15. Maximum of one P pump up to P7100 allowed. 13MM plunger limit. Ag governors permitted. The use of multiple high pressure common rail fuel pumps is legal.

 16.OEM rear and front ends required. Must have come factory in a one ton or smaller vehicle.54

 17. Axle shields are required. Shield to be .060” thickness steel or aluminum. A hole may be cut in one shield to allow operation of hub lock.

 18. Safety switch (rain cap or guillotine) must shut off air to diesel engines. Switch will be securely mounted to back of vehicle. A 2 inch or bigger solid ring must be attached to end of switch. Ring must be zip tied to switch bracket. Switch must also be able to be activated in cab while driver is secured in vehicle.

19.Hydraulic steering permitted

20. Suspension (Rear)- The upper mounting point for strut assembly must be in factory location. Adjustable caster/camber pillow ball mounts are permitted. The lower control arm may be strengthened provided the factory mounting points are maintained. Strut tower braces, lower tie bars, sway bars, and limit straps are permitted. Traction bars and devices are permitted. Raising or lowering of vehicle height with suspension modifications is permitted but must be bolt on only. Welds permitted for attachment to frame and axle only. Blocked suspension permitted. No air bags. Rear suspension may be made solid.

 21.Tires must be DOT approved with maximum size of 35x12.50. No studded tires or tire chains. No alterations to tires permitted. No bar or terra tires.

 22. Dual wheels are prohibited.

23. OEM transmission and transfer case must be used. Must have come factory in a one ton or smaller vehicle.

24. Non-OEM transmissions prohibited. Aftermarket torque convertors, valve bodies, and internal components are permitted.

25.SFI bell housing and/or SFI blow proof bell housing or SFI blanket type shield must be used.55

 26. Water injection is prohibited.

27. Air to Air intercooler only. No cooling device allowed for intercooler. No ice boxes.

Update #2 OEM Chassis is mandatory. The vehicle must retain the full OEM chassis. Wheel tubs, back

half conversions and tube chassis are prohibited. Lengthening of frame allowed up to 158”. Longer

trucks (158”-172”) must maintain OEM measurements for body being used.

Update #4 Maximum cubic inch 460. Engine must be in OEM locations for the body used. No

aftermarket blocks permitted. Engine must have 3/8 cable surrounding #1 and #2 cylinders and must

 pass through the manifolds. 2 cables at splice with 4-6 inches of slack.

 Clarification #5 No individual runner intake manifolds permitted. Side draft and aftermarket intake

 manifolds are allowed.

 Add #6a Safety hitch mounted 12 inches below primary drawbar. Minimum 3/8” thick.

 Update #16 OEM rear and front ends required and in OEM location. Must have come in a one ton or

 smaller vehicle.

 Update #27 Air to air intercooler only. No ice or water permitted truck during competition.

 

Pro Pulling League: Limited Pro Stock Diesel Trucks Class Rules-
Go to
http://www.propulling.com/
, click on Pullers and go to 2018 Rules and find those rules in the rules

Pro Stock Diesel Truck Class Rules-
Go to
http://www.propulling.com/ click on Pullers then 2018 Rule Book.


 

 

 

 

8500LB Light Limited Pro Stock

(Also Known as Pro Farm/Hot Farm Tractor Class)

Engine:

 

1. 510 cubic inch displacement, Maximum weight of 8500 lb. Turbo- 3” inlet with .250 map groove(KY). No forward-facing map groove. No H5, HX80 or S500 Series Turbo. No large frame turbo.

2. NO 8600 series P- pumps.

 3. OEM AG rear end.

 4. Aluminum heads are not allowed. OEM Only (no recast heads).

 5. Only two (2) valves per cylinder.

 6. Fuel Pump- any pump maximum P-pump. P3000 or P7100

 7. Water injection allowed; water with oil lubricant only.

 8. OEM intake and exhaust manifolds only. NO homemade manifolds allowed.

 9. If you have Air to Water Intercooler, you must not run ice and water in the tank(will be check).

 10. Intake housing to be no larger than 3 inch at the face of the wheel. Single compressor wheel must

 protrude into 3 inch bore at least 1/8”. Stock map width enhancement is permitted.

Sheet Metal and Frame:

1. Front weights shall not extend more than 13 feet from the center of the rear axle.

 2. Maximum wheelbase of 114 inches.

 3. No components tractors allowed.

Fuel:

1. No compressed air, nitrous oxide, fuel conversions, propane or nitro methane allowed. The only exception is the use of starting aid.

 2. Diesel fuel will be the only fuel accepted.

 3. No oxygen carries or combustion accelerators allowed in fuel.

Tires:

Maximum tire size of 24.5X32 (Cut or uncut) at 8500 lb.

Hitch:

1. Minimum hitch length of 18 inches measured from the center of the rear axle. Can be no closer.
 2. Maximum hitch height of 20 inches.

3. Hitch shall remain stationary in all directions.

General Rules:

All vehicles/drivers must comply with general rules

 




       


 

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