2015 RCR #1

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2015 RCR #1

Postby Al Fernandez » Sat Sep 26, 2015 1:15 pm

To get things started on an easy track...

Strut Tower Braces
---1) Dustin Mozader, Rocky Mountain Region #45, Supercharged111@gmail.com/719-648-0594
---2) Rule reference: #7.6.2 - One bolt in stay rod may be fitted between the upper front strut towers and between each strut tower and the firewall. The minimum distance between the center of any of the stay rod’s bolting points to the edge of the base plate for the roll cage’s 7th/8th points is 18 inches.

---3) Recommend rewording to ; One bolt in stay rod may be fitted between the upper front strut towers and between each strut tower and the firewall or wiper cowl. The minimum distance between the center of any of the stay rod’s bolting points to the edge of the base plate for the roll cage’s 7th/8th points is 18 inches.

---4) Reasoning for change MUST include at least 1 of the following:

---------->e) Will provide more clarity because...
The rules reads as if it targets Mustangs. 4th gen GM cars’ firewalls aren’t very accessible and it’s much simpler to bolt the brace to the wiper cowl. In an effort to allow all platforms to utilize this modification and not draw scrutiny upon themselves, I suggest the rewording above.
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