FWD / UCAR 2018

2018 extreme (4) FWD rules
« on: December 13, 2017, 11:08:03 PM »


1. 1980 or newer front wheel drive, 4 Cylinder passenger cars only. No all wheel drive
or all wheel steering allowed. No station wagons, vans or pick-up trucks.

2. Body must maintain original dimensions, standard as from the manufacturer. Original
body material may be patched / replaced with sheet metal as long as original body lines

3. Floor pan, trunk pan, front and rear inner wheel wells must remain stock and in stock
location. Patching where rusted out portions exist may use 22 gauge steel.

4. Interior trim must be removed. (carpet, headliner, side panels, etc). Any material
which is flammable must be removed.

5. Hood must be held shut with at least 2 hood pins.

6. Must add at least 3 crash bars in front of driver. All glass must be removed from car.

7. Fabricated dash board OK.

8. Rear seat and passenger seat must be removed and a minimum 20 gage sheet metal
cover to form a rear fire wall installed to seal rear area of inside of car from trunk area.

9. Doors must remain in stock location.

10. Doors must be welded shut in an approved manner.

11. Doors may be OEM or sheet metal retaining OEM body lines.

12. Fenders and quarter panels MAY NOT be trimmed for tire clearance.

13. The inner fenders/wheel wells must remain stock and un-altered.

14. Must have at least one hoop bar with 3 door bars on driver’s door. Must have
seamless steel tubing 4 point roll cage with “X” braced hoop behind driver and a
minimum of 3 door bars with vertical bracing from top to bottom. Where bars connect to
frame must be minimum ¼” steel plate welded to frame in a secure and safe manner. May run front and rear bars for
strength and safety.

15. Aftermarket wing/spoiler OK on rear of car.

16. Engine:
Stock 4 cylinder engine only. Engine must remain stock as delivered by the factory and must
remain in stock location. NO Cosworth or rotary engines allowed, No quad-four engines allowed.
NO turbo-charged or supercharged engines allowed. All engines must be made by the manufacturer in which the car
is made (IE honda in Honda Chevy in chevy etc) NO factory or after-market high performance components
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will be allowed in the engine or drive train. Stock carburetor or fuel injection system for the make
and model of car being competed only. Stock production air filter element required. NO high
performance will be allowed. (K&N ok) NO cold air system allowed. Cone type must be bolted to
intake. Only water allowed in radiator and cooling system. NO anti-freeze allowed. May remove
exhaust pipe and mufflers. Exhaust manifold must remain stock with pipes extending beyond
driver’s seat, parallel to the ground. Up to 2.2 liter allowed. No Nissan 2.5. Weight-2100 lbs
minimum for Open Diff, 2200 lbs for locked diff ..

Only stock suspension parts allowed. NO cutting or lightening of
suspension parts allowed. Springs MAY NOT be heated or shortened to lower car. NO
adjustable strut bushing or altering of stock location on shocks and struts.


Functional four wheel OEM braking system must remain stock with no bias
adjusters or shut offs allowed.

All wheels on car must be the same size and offset. 7” wide racing wheel
OK. Tires must have DOT stamp and legal for highway use. No performance, trick, gumball,
fancy or exotic tires of any kind allowed. No less than 300 treadwear rating allowed.
Management reserves the right to disallow any tire from use in competition in the class.

May lock the differential.

21. SEAT:

Aluminum racing seat with minimum 5 point racing harness is required. A Fire
Extinguisher with gauge, mounted in quick release harness in reach of driver is

Seats & Belts: Passenger seat and rear seat must be removed.

TECH. $25 visual protest must be filed 30 minutes before Main event.

If stock fuel tank is ahead of rear axle; it may be used or it can be removed and
replaced with a fuel cell. If stock fuel tank is behind rear axle it must be removed and
replaced with a maximum 8 gallon fuel cell, enclosed in steel can, mounted securely
and centered in trunk. In either case there must be a metal firewall between fuel
tank/cell and drivers compartment. If car uses electric fuel pump it must be wired to shut
off when car is not running. May run pump gas OR VP110 ONLY.

24. After 3 wins, driver must start his/her next race from the rear. ONLY exception is big
money race or special event as deemed by management.

25. Buy rule: $1500.00, selling driver may keep seat & belts. Top 4 cars only eligible
for buy rule. Must finish directly behind in finishing order on lead lap to be able to take
advantage of buy rule. Each driver may only buy 3 cars per season. NO exceptions!
Refusal of buy will result in loss of points & winnings for that race event.

26. Swap rule: ONLY driver being bought will have the option to swap with driver who is
buying. The driver being bought will keep $200 of the $1500 and buying driver will
receive $1300 back. If either refuses buy or swap, points & winnings are forfeited for the night