Thanks for the comps Mike! I don't take it as criticism.
Yes, I think Donald would have let you build your car like this if asked. I think he, like anyone that actually gets out and runs this stuff seriously, realizes that having the stock floor pan in the rear of the car means nothing for performance. What it does do, is allow us the change the car to a full limited street ride, by cutting out the rest of the stock suspension, put in a real four link and not have to redo the whole back of the car. I've said all along to just do away with some of these silly rules and lets race. Scrantons car was more radical in that, the frame rails where not really attached to anything allowing it to sit way lower,and the "S" box was relocated higher in the car. So to answer your question, I would say no, it would not be legal in my opinion. And further, we would not care if it were legal. We just want to race.
How do you feel that Outlaw radial is out of reach? Because of the power combo's allowed or because of cars built like this? Dave Hances car went in the 6's, and it's nothing like this. Kevin Fiscus has been 4.60 in the eighth and it's not built like this either. Point is, you can still run the number with a car that has stock floor pans
As for the upper control arm brackets in the front, they are no different that what an "S" box is for a Mustang. No-one offers an "S" box for a G-body, so we made one. Ya they are tweaked a little to get the control arm off the pumpkin of the housing, but there again, thats done on a lot of Mustangs. It's still a triangulated setup, we don't need a wishbone to keep the rear in place.
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