2016 FULL PULL PRODUCTIONS
OPEN ‘HOT FARM’ TRACTOR RULES
WEIGHT CLASS: 9,500 pounds
Any tractor that has competed with the USA-EAST Limited Pro or Super Farm division in 2016 must submit to a complete ‘super tech’ prior to participating with the Hot Farms. Additionally any tractor competing more than twice (2) in the Limited Pro Stock / Super Farm will not be eligible in the “Hot” Farm tractor during that pulling season.
All ‘Hot Farm’ tractors must be stock appearing. All hoods, grills, fenders and frame must be stock appearing for make and model being pulled. Tractor must have a stock block or its factory replacement. OEM Stock Head. No Re-Cast Blocks/Heads. Intake spacer no greater than 1”. 600 Cubic Inch maximum. Diesel is the only acceptable fuel. Maximum size of a Deck plate is 1” inch thickness. Any tractor is subject to a cubic inch check.
A wide front-end is required for all competition tractors.
No pressurized fuel tanks are permitted in this class.
Water for cooling purposes of the turbo will be permitted. No types of accelerants or oxygen extenders or the like will be permitted.
Tractors must be equipped with steel hitching device not more than 1.5” thickwith a 3.5” diameter opening. Cross sectional thickness must be measured 1” min. to 1.5” max. Pulling point must not be more than 1.5” from back edge of the pulling device.
Tractors must hitch to a stationary draw bar with a max. 20” height, and a minimum of 18” from the center of rear axle to the hitch point, a clevis is not permitted.
Any loss of weights or excess fluids or any part of the tractor during the pull, will result in a disqualification. Tarp straps are not allowed anywhere on the tractor.
OEM stock intake and exhaust manifolds must be used for that series engine (alterations for turbo mounting ONLY are allowed). No Recast Pumps
A single turbo-charger ONLY is permitted with the following:
1 INTAKE –
2 EXHAUST –
3. No waste gates permitted.
4. No variable geometric turbos permitted.
5. No clipping of turbo wheels to allow larger wheel in a smaller housing.
20.8” x 38” ” tires the largest allowed with cut tires permitted.
All tractors must have wheelie bars that are able to support the weight of the tractor.
Front weights may not extend more than 13’ from center of rear axle to the front of weights. Rear weights may not extend more than 6” past rear tires, and may not interfere with hooking device or ability to hook and unhook the tractor from the sled.
SAFETY EQUIPMENT: (See Farm Stock note below)
NOTE: A true farm stock tractor operating at no more than 10% over manufacturer’s RPM specifications is released from the safety equipment requirements.
The exhaust MUST discharge vertically and MUST have two (2) Grade 5 cross bolts (3/8”) in the exhaust elbow or pipe. Bolts must be installed 90 degrees to each other and within one (1) inch of each other as close to turbo as possible.
Driver must wear a motor sport designed helmet. (Snell 80 or higher).
Driver must be a minimum of 18 years of age to pull in this class /or if ages 16 or 17/ must present a signed and notarized statement of permission from a parent or legal guardian.
All drivers must wear leather shoes and long pants.
No more than one person is permitted on the tractor at any time.
Driver must remain seated and have at least one hand on the wheel at all times. Driver may not leave the seat of the tractor while it is running.
** For the 2016 Season any tractor that is running the following rules will be permitted
on Trial Basis with the following rules being utilized:
1). A 3LM 466 Charger with a compressor housing intake at maximum 2.9” I.D. and exhaust housing at no larger than a 360 with a maximum outlet of 3.06” I.D. will be permitted.
2). Front weights may not extend more than 11 feet from center of rear axle to the front of weights. Rear weights may not extend more than 6” past rear tires.
3). Will weigh in at 10,000 Lbs. This weight may be subject to alterations to ensure competitiveness in the Hot Farm Class.
4). At each event Driver must declare at Registration and Tech which Turbo the tractor is utilizing. May not switch after that point for that event.