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North Island Verses South Island Rules : Club Class

Tim Fensom
posted Jul 31, 2013 at 8:48 PM

South Island:

Class 2 : Clubman “A”

1) SPECIFICATION – “Clubman’s” are a entry level class. They must resemble volume produced commercial or recreational vehicles.
Vehicle must be up to LVVTA standard (if required), have a current W.O.F. and be registered.
Rollcage not required unless advised by Event Director.
Refer to Rule 5 Protection for Soft Tops.
Steel cables allowed unless advised by Event Director.

2) ENGINE – Open
Radiators may be relocated within the frame.

3) BODY – Open

4) CHASSIS – Open
Framing for safety cage, body mounting, suspension, etc. may be permanently attached.Uni-body or monocoque construction is permitted providing the original rigidity and strength is not compromised in any way.

5) SUSPENSION – Open

6) TRANSMISSION – Open

7) REAR AXLE – Open

Cool TYRES – Maximum 840mm diameter and 343mm width.

Class 4 : Clubman “B” (Invitational)

1) SPECIFICATION – “Clubman’s” are a entry level class. They must resemble volume produced commercial or recreational vehicles.
Vehicle must be up to LVVTA standard (if required), have a current W.O.F. and be registered.
Rollcage not required unless advised by Event Director.
Refer to Rule 5 Protection for Soft Tops.
Steel cables allowed unless advised by Event Director.

2) ENGINE – Open
Radiators may be relocated within the frame.

3) BODY – Open

4) CHASSIS – Open
Framing for safety cage, body mounting, suspension, etc. may be permanently attached.Uni-body or Monocoque construction is permitted providing the original rigidity and strength is not compromised in any way.

5) SUSPENSION – Open

6) TRANSMISSION – Open

7) REAR AXLE – Open

Cool TYRES – Maximum 930mm diameter and 343mm width.

North Island:

Vehicle Rules for Club Class
12 CHASSIS MODIFICATION
12.1 50% of the chassis between the axles, in one continuous section must be from an OEM production based 4WD vehicle.
(a) It must retain the same number of cross members as OEM.
(b) It must retain factory profile.
(c) It may be strengthened.
6 4x4 Challenges NZ Inc. Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2012, Version 10 13/11/2011
13 BODY MODIFICATION
13.1 The bonnet must have a secondary catch.
13.2 All vehicles must run a minimum of a half door.
13.3 Other body modifications are unrestricted.
14 ENGINE MODIFICATION AND LOCATION
14.1 There is no restriction on engine type.
14.2 The engine may be modified to include:
(a) Super chargers.
(b) Turbo chargers.
(c) Intercoolers.
(d) Alternative engine management systems and fuel systems.
14.3 Replacement engines from any automotive engine manufacturer are permitted.
14.4 Snorkels and aftermarket air filters are unrestricted.
14.5 Oil coolers, filters and their attachments are unrestricted.
14.6 There is no restriction on radiator type, number or placement.
15 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
15.1 All batteries must be secured adequately.
15.2 Batteries mounted in the cabin must be enclosed and vented to the outside unless the battery is a sealed unit.
15.3 A mechanical battery isolation switch for the battery(s) that provide power to the engine, ignition and fuel pump is required. The switch must be within easy reach of both the Driver and Co-driver when they are seated in the vehicle with their full seat belt harnesses on. It must be clearly marked and it’s ‘on’ and ‘off’ positions easily recognised. This switch may isolate the negative terminal.
16 PROTECTION
16.1 Vehicles must be fitted with a minimum of a six point roll cage for rollover protection. The roll cage must be manufactured to NZFWDA, CCDA, ORANZ or Motorsport NZ specifications. Documented proof of cage specification or accredited certification will be required.
17 VEHICLE CERTIFICATION & STANDARDS
17.1 4X4 Challenges NZ Inc. will produce a vehicle Log Book when a correctly completed application is received and when the appropriate fee is paid. Further information and an application form are available for download at www.4x4challenges.org.nz. 17.2 All vehicles must have either a valid 4X4 Challenges NZ Inc. Log Book or be registered and have a current Warrant of Fitness.
17.3 All vehicles must have third party insurance cover.