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FocusVet 07-01-2007 09:47 AM

Double Checking AutoX Classification
 
I read the rule book from front to back and I just wanted to double check my mods before I go racing. I'm looking for the H-Stock classification.
A-I removed my CAI, STS and Tower Strut bar.
B-This is what I have left on my foci
1) Focus Sport cat-back exhaust
2) Front H&R Sway Bar
3) SVT Pedals (Will I slide w/this?)
4) OEM Size Toyo Proxis Tires
5) RS Shifting Knob & Steering Wheel (Sure this dosen't matter)
So.........I figure I'm OK for the H-Stock Class, and If I leave my mods on, then I'm in to the STS Class, AM I READING THE BOOK CORRECTLY????[scratch]

Thanks all you autoxer's for the input!!

focusedaddiction 07-01-2007 02:26 PM

[thumb]You should be fine for H-stock, which model tires you running? you should be allright as long as they're not DOT competition like the RA-1's[race]

dubalicious 07-01-2007 03:10 PM

You should be fine, don't mention the SVT pedals and you should be fine, only someone real assholic will put you in a different class for pedals.

eventerke 07-01-2007 08:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by focusedaddiction (Post 1651492)
[thumb]You should be fine for H-stock, which model tires you running? you should be allright as long as they're not DOT competition like the RA-1's[race]

IIRC, Stock classes *can* run DOT race compounds - nearly all the fast people in my club do.

You have to use genuine *street* tires in STS/X/U etc. classes.

FocusVet 07-01-2007 08:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by focusedaddiction (Post 1651492)
[thumb]You should be fine for H-stock, which model tires you running? you should be allright as long as they're not DOT competition like the RA-1's[race]

My current tires are TOYO PROXES TPT(OEM size on my OEM 15" rims)

http://www.toyo.com/docs/tires/tires...gory=passenger

Also, if I leave ALL my mods on, then do I belong in the STS class? Here's a noob question, Does your number get assigned to you, or can you choose your own? Ex. 100HS or 100STS

WeeAsp 07-01-2007 08:41 PM

Not so fast...

Is the sway bar the stock dimension? If so, you should be fine.

If it is larger, that puts you in prepared (unless it is the same diameter as an SVT bar).

FocusVet 07-01-2007 08:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by WeeAsp (Post 1651889)
Not so fast...

Is the sway bar the stock dimension? If so, you should be fine.

If it is larger, that puts you in prepared (unless it is the same diameter as an SVT bar).

Hmmm.....I'm not sure? It says 24 for the size? Here's the H&R Link:

http://hrsprings.com/scripts/testappguide.php?Mode=Application+Guide2&SubMode=Find2&Year=2003&ModelID=182&q=2003%20|%20Ford%20|%20Focus

SVT Robzor 07-01-2007 08:48 PM

The front sway bar is a free modification in stock class, as I understand it... any change to the rear sway bar or the links is a class bump. Any DOT tire on the rim is fine, as long as the rim is the same width and diameter, and within 1/4" / 6mm of the OEM offset. Or is it 5mm?

FocusVet 07-01-2007 09:03 PM

I reread the rules, and it sounds like to me at least "alternate" front sway bar is OK for stock class. But it's a NO NO for a rear sway bar.

WeeAsp 07-01-2007 09:21 PM

I stand corrected.

Here is the section.

13.7 ANTI-ROLL (SWAY) BARS

A. For front anti-roll (sway) bars:

1. Substitution, addition or removal of any front anti-roll bars is
permitted.
2. Substitution, addition or removal of anti-roll bars may serve no
other purpose than that of an anti-roll bar.
3. The use of any bushing material is permitted.
4. No modification to the body, frame or other components to
accommodate anti-roll bar addition or substitution is allowed,
except for the drilling of holes for mounting bolts. Non-standard
lateral members which connect between the brackets for
the bar are not permitted.
B. Rear anti-roll (sway) bars may not be removed, replaced, or
modified in any way.

Looks like I have a few bucks to buy and advantage or two... [thumb]


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