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North Island Verses South Island Rules:Modified/Outlaw Class

Tim Fensom
posted Jul 31, 2013 at 8:59 PM

South Island:

Class 8 : Outlaw

1) SPECIFICATION – “Outlaw” is the anything goes class
No steel cables.
No WOF or Registration required.

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

3) BODY – Open

4) CHASSIS – 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.
Hard top vehicle based bodies must run a minimum of a 4 point cage
Refer to Rule 5 Protection for Soft Tops.
Buggies must have roll cages up to NZFWDA, CCDA, ORANZ or Motorsport NZ specifications.

5) SUSPENSION – Open

6) TRANSMISSION – Open

7) AXLE – Open

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

North Island:

Vehicle Rules for Modified Class
24 CHASSIS MODIFICATION
24.1 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.
25 BODY MODIFICATION
25.1 The body of the vehicle shall be from a MC class (refer to LTNZ) 4WD vehicle.
25.2 The entire body shell must be OEM forward of and including the ‘B’ pillar.
25.3 The firewall and floor pan may be altered to allow for engine and transmission fitment.
25.4 Aftermarket panels including bonnets with the addition of scopes, doors, guards, windscreen surrounds, and grills are permitted provided they remain readily recognisable as OEM. All aftermarket panels encompassing the passenger compartment must be equivalent strength as OEM.
25.5 The bonnet must have a secondary catch.
25.6 Body lift spacer must be no more than 75mm.
25.7 The flaring and trimming of guards is acceptable provided they remain readily recognisable.
25.8 Flares are unrestricted.
25.9 All vehicles must run a minimum of a half door.
25.10 Body profile modifications and alterations are permitted behind the ‘B’ pillar as listed:
(a) “Bob tailing” is permitted.
(b) Well-side Ute modifications are permitted.
(c) Tray-back modifications are permitted.
26 ENGINE MODIFICATION AND LOCATION
26.1 There is no restriction on engine type.
26.2 There is no restriction on engine location.
26.3 The engine may be modified to include:
(a) Super chargers.
(b) Turbo chargers.
(c) Intercoolers.
(d) Alternative engine management systems and fuel systems.
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4x4 Challenges NZ Inc. Winch Challenge Competition Rules 2012, Version 10 13/11/2011
26.4 Replacement engines from any automotive engine manufacturer are permitted.
26.5 Snorkels and aftermarket air filters are unrestricted.
26.6 Oil coolers, filters and their attachments are unrestricted.
26.7 There is no restriction on radiator type, number or placement.
27 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
27.1 All batteries must be secured adequately.
27.2 Batteries mounted in the cabin must be enclosed and vented to the outside unless the battery is a sealed unit.
27.3 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.
28 PROTECTION
28.1 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.
29 VEHICLE CERTIFICATION & STANDARDS
29.1 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. 29.2 All vehicles must have a valid 4X4 Challenges NZ Inc. Log Book.
29.3 All vehicles must have third party insurance cover.
29.4 Vehicles must be LVVTA certified if required.

Tim Fensom
posted Aug 01, 2013 at 8:14 PM

These are the rules people have asked to be looked at regarding modified class, Lets have some CONSTRUCTIVE feedback on peoples views.............

24.1 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.

25 BODY MODIFICATION
25.1 The body of the vehicle shall be from a MC class (refer to LTNZ) 4WD vehicle.
25.2 The entire body shell must be OEM forward of and including the ‘B’ pillar.
25.4 Aftermarket panels including bonnets with the addition of scopes, doors, guards, windscreen surrounds, and grills are permitted provided they remain readily recognisable as OEM. All aftermarket panels encompassing the passenger compartment must be equivalent strength as OEM.
25.9 All vehicles must run a minimum of a half door.