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Old 03-21-2006, 02:45 PM   #1
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AutoX classes and mods....

alright well i was looking at one of the guidelines someone had posted on here as far as what mods are allowed in what classes....

i was in the stock class till i hit suspension..

i just ordered Eibach sportlines and i got some DropZone struts and shocks for my birthday....

would that really but me in the "Prepared" class?????

it said something like "new springs (factory size)" and it said all classes would allow it but what about Sportlines????


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Sportlines (dampers and springs) should put you in STS.
That listing is only a generalized guideline.
It's a good start, but no comparison to the official rules:
http://www.scca.com/_filelibrary/Fil...solo_rules.pdf
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Like WD said, with the mods you listed, you can go into STS.
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i CAN go into STS...
or i HAVE TO go into STS??????

not like it really matters to me i haven't even tried it yet but im curious
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You should move to STS...
Some clubs aren't that particular about minor mods, but a 2" drop isn't quite that minor.
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stock class : states that you must use standard springs, not cut or shortened .( kinda vauge )?
sts: says that you may change or shorten the spring as long as it uses the same type of spring using the original attachment points. hope that helps . the rule book can be a little confusing to read through
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it doesnt make that big of a difference to me.......
i'm really just going out there to have fun.....
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When you start out, they will likely just put you in the most appropriate class for YOU and not your car. It's all about fun and personal improvement anyway...

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If it's a big enough club and the tech inspectors are on top of it, you will be put in STS class, weather you like it or not. If you were to only change the shocks, you can run your original stock class (and you'd probably be more competitive too!).

Beware what other mods you make if you want to compete seriously in Autocross, by putting a Sparco Steering Wheel on my car, I got bumped to FSP. I was running STS before that.
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