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Pull is Saturday, April 19, 2014   6:00am Registration!  Pulling Begins at 8:00am sharp! 
 
PA Farm Show Complex  
2300 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA  17110
 
  Two sleds, pulling light to heavy.
 
 
Your help during the pull would be APPRECIATED! {Flagging, hooking/unhooking tractors, scales, pull back tractor driver,  scraper and roller tractor driver}
 
$25.00 per hook plus a one time insurance/membership fee of $15.00   Three hooks plus one jackpot limit




























SAFETY FIRST!
Operators pull at their own risk
No alcohol or drugs permitted
Track officials make final decisions
Tractors must be produced 1972 or older-NON TURBO ONLY
Gasoline, diesel, or propane are the only fuels permitted
Tractor must be naturally aspirated and have a one barrel updraft carburetor
Engine must be of the same tractor manufacturer as the one being pulled
All exhaust pipes must be straight up. 
All tractors must have working brakes
When a driver starts the pull, if he stops within 75 feet, they may have one additional attempt to pull
Side boundry lines will be marked: if a tractor touches the white line-disqualified
All weight classes will allow 100 lbs. above the weight limit for scale variance. Except for JACKPOT CLASSES which will be straight up weights
Any part falling off will result in disqualification
Maximum drawbar height of 20" to top of hook point, rigid in all directions
Minimum drawbar length 18" from center of axle to hitch point
Weights must not extend rearward beyond rear tires and cannot be more then 11 feet from the center of the rear axle to the furthest point forward
18.4 x 38 maximum tire size or same size footprint No radial tires
 
 
 




































Each weight class will offer FOUR divisions 
3000, 3500, 4000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500, 7500, 8500, 9500, 10,500, Pulling TWO tracks-Light to heavy. Track one-3.0mph   Track Two-3.5mph, 6.0mph and open gear.
3.0 MPH Non altered tire division 
       Small tire {15.5x38-16.9x34 Max} up to 6500lb weight class
      18.4x38 max 7500lb on up-no radials
      No Speed measuring devices             
     Wheelie bars prefered, but not mandatory
     If horn sounds after sled reaches half track mark-disqualified
3.5 MPH Top Cut tire division
     Small tire{15.5x38-16.9x34 Max} up to 6500lb weight class
     18.4x38 max 7500lb on up-no radials
     Speed measuring devices allowed
     Wheelie bars highly recommended
     If horn sounds after sled reaches half track mark-disqualified
6.0 MPH any cut tire division
     Wheelie bars highly recommended
     18.4x38 max tire size-any cut-no radials 
     If horn sounds after sled reaches half track mark-disqualified
OPEN Gear - any cut tire division
15 MPH SPEED LIMIT-if horn sounds after sled reaches half track mark-disqualified
     Wheelie bars and working kill switch mandatory
     18.4x38 max tire-any cut-no radials
     Any tractor running 30% or more over factory RPM's require safety side shields.  Scatter blanket . Fenders
     All OPEN tractors will be checked or they will not pull!
 
    
 




























NINE JACKPOT CLASSES! 50% PAYBACK!
1.  3MPH-NON CUT TIRE-SMALL TIRE   3750#
2.  3.5MPH-TOP CUT TIRE-SMALL TIRE     3750#
3.  6MPH-ANY CUT TIRE   3750#-18.4x38 max
4.  3MPH-NON CUT TIRE-SMALL TIRE   5250#
5.  3.5MPH-TOP CUT TIRE-SMALL TIRE  5250#
6.  6MPH-ANY CUT TIRE   5250#-18.4x38 max
7.  3MPH-NON CUT TIRE 6750#-18.4x38 max
8.  3.5MPH-TOP CUT TIRE 6750#-18.4x38max
9.  6MPH-ANY CUT TIRE 6750#-18.4x38 max
50% PAYBACK PER CLASS WITH ADDED MONEY TO TOP TWO PLACES!
NO allowance on scales for JACKPOT CLASSES! Straight up weights 
 
 
 
TWO DIVISIONS FOR SUPER ANTIQUE OPEN:
 

1.  INTERSTATE NON-TURBO RULES

5500# 6000# 6500# and 7000# - 100# weight allowance

 

Tractor Frame-Chassis

1. Tractors must be agricultural tractors having chassis, engine, transmission

housing, differential housing, transmission, hood and grille of one

manufacturer. All tractors must have a wide front end configuration, and

OEM cylinder head-No recast, aluminum or overhead cams allowed.

2, Updated sheet metal is allowed.

3. All exhaust must discharge upwards with a minimum pipe length of 18”

from the hood line. No rain caps.

4. The frame and weights must not extend any further than 12 feet from

center of rear axle to further most point–excluding tow hook. The

wheelbase must not exceed 114”:

5. Hitch height shall be 20”. Hitch length shall be 18: minimum, from center

of axle to hook point. Drawbar must be rigid in all directions–No

movement allowed while pulling. Drawbar must be within 10 degrees of

parallel to the ground. Hitch must be horizontal–Not vertical. All hitch

components must be steel–No cast components.

6. Maximum tire size 18.4 x 38–No radials. Cut tires are allowed.

7. All tractors must have individual working rear wheel brakes.

Engine

1. OEM fuel only–Diesel pump fuel, gasoline, propane–No accelerants. No

accelerants or alcohol permitted.

2. No fuel injection allowed for gasoline engines.

3, The use of torque converters and automatic shifts are permitted. All clutch

components and flywheels are to be steel or aluminum.

4. Engines to be a maximum of 800 cubic inches.

5. V-8 engines are allowed if the tractor chassis came form the factory with a

V-8 installed as OEM parts. The maximum cubic inch for V-8 engines is

650.

6 Single barrel updraft carburetors only. Throttle plate can be no larger than

3-3/16 (3.1875”).

7. No four valve heads on any engine.

8. Diesel engines can be converted to gasoline.

Safety Rules

1. Tractors must have working kill switch or air shutoff and dead man throttle.

The air shutoff cable must activate the air shutoff to the engine and must

be positive-type enclosed cable with a minimum 2”diameter solid ring–

1/8: cross section thickness attached to it. Air shutoff must also be able to

be operated manually by the operator from the seat of the tractor.

Gasoline and propane powered tractors must have a shutoff switch which

shuts off the spark and stops the electric fuel pump.

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2, Stabilizer bars are required and are to be a minimum of 32: rearward from

the center of rear axle. Pads on the bottom of bars to be a minimum of 5

in. sq. and a maximum of 10”off the ground. Outside to outside width to

pads to be a minimum of 20”. Do not connect hitch to stabilizer bars.

Stabilizer bars must support the weight of tractor.

3. Tractors must have a shield that consists of a solid barrier between the

driver and any part of the rear tires. The barrier must be able to support

the weight of the driver and must extend a minimum of 6”horizontally at

the top, and be a minimum of 6”wide at the top.

4. Harmonic balancer must be shielded to contain the balancer within the

vehicle.

5. A fire extinguisher is required within reach of driver.

6. Driver must wear a helmet.

7. Fire suits are mandatory. 5 point safety harness is recommended. At a

minimum a lap belt must be utilized.

8. Seats must be stationary in all directions–No springs, and have a

minimum 6”high back and 4”side rails.

9. Tractors must have clutch/transmission safety blanket and engine shields.

Side shield material to be minimum .060”thickness.

10. Roll cages or roll bars are mandatory.

11. Front end skid plates are recommended for 2011 and will be mandatory in

2012.

12. Tire bars from the rear end housing to the frame rails are recommended

for 2011 and will be mandatory in 2012.

13. Additional safety rules may be added during the pulling season.

14. Any tractor not complying with the cubic inch limit will be legal to pull

through the 2012 season with a legal single barrel updraft carburetor

installed.

2.  SUPER ANTIQUE OPEN

5500#  6000#  6500# and 7000# - 100# weight allowance

NOTE: ANY NON-TURBO TRACTOR NOT MEETING THE "INTERSTATE RULES" WILL PULL IN THE SUPER ANTIQUE OPEN CLASS! -SAME WEIGHT CLASSES AS ABOVE.

 

 

 

THREE V-8 CLASSES!!

WEIGHT CLASSES-5800 &6300lbs

100# weight allowance on scales

Classic V8

1.    No Cage is required for this class.

2.    15 MPH Speed limit

3.    18.4 X 38 Max Any Cut  Tire

4.    Tractors must have wheelie bars.

5.    Must have a Kill Switch

6.    Must have a Dead-mans throttle

7.    Must have a Steel Bell housing or Trans Blanket.

8.    Must have SFI approved Dampener or be properly shielded 360o.

9.    Must be Naturally Aspirated. One 4 barrel carburetor.

 

Small Block Classic Mod V8

Big Block Classic Mod V8

            Will be 2 different classes will utilizing the same rules except for engine block size.

1)     Tractor maximum length must not exceed 135 inches from center of rear axle to furthest point of weights or weight bracket.

2)     Tractors must use stock style sheet metal but may be of different manufacturer and can be lengthened, but radiator must be mounted behind grille and in front of engine. Mechanical radiator fans not allowed.

3)     Tractors must have wide front axles. Front tires must track within rear tires. Wheel base not to exceed 115 inches wide.

4)     Frame rails can be remade wider for engine clearance, but not to exceed 30 inches outside width.

5)     Fuel to be gasoline only - No alcohol allowed.

6)     Steel blow-proof bellhousings with block saver plate required.

7)     Any exposed u-joints must be shielded 360 degrees with 5/16 steel or 3/8 aluminum.

8)     Tire size to be maximum of 18.4-38 and must have matching tread design. No exceptions.

9)     Wheelie bars mandatory - specifications are:

a)     Pads on bottom of bars to be a minimum of 5" square and a maximum of 10" off the ground.

b)     Pads to be a minimum of 32" rearward from the center of the rearend housing.

c)     Outside to outside length of pads to be a minimum of 20"

d)     Minimum 12" high bumper bars - The top to be fastened to wheelie bar framing.

e)     Bars must support weight of tractor.

10)  Exhaust must discharge vertically.

11)  Tractors must have deadman throttle with automatic idle return. Throttle must work in a forward/reverse motion with idle being in backward position.

12)  Tractors must have ignition kill switch mounted on rear and center of tractor.

13)  Tractor must have working rear wheel brakes.

14)  Tractor must have rear fenders strong enough to support weight of driver and be higher than tallest point of tires.

15)  Hitches to be solid in all directions, point of hook to be no less than 18" from center of rear axle. Maximum of 20" off and parallel to ground and must be anchored to the tractor frame with a 5/8" or larger pin. Hitch must be horizontal - Not vertical.

16)  Harmonic damper must be SFI or equivalent or be shielded 360 degrees with 1/8" steel of 3/8" aluminum.

17)  All drivers must wear a helmet with face shield or safety glasses while pulling.

18)  Driver must be at least 16 years of age. A qualified driver must be in the operators seat anytime the engine is running.

19)  Vehicle must have a rollover protection bar or cage that is at least as high as the top of the drivers head/helmet. Rollover protection must be fastened at least two points to the rear axle housing. Factory style flip down tops allowed. Rollover protection must be able to lift one rear wheel when pulled horizontally from the top of the bar/cage without damage to the rollbar/cage.

20)  Rear steel hubs to axle are highly recommended.

 

 

COME OUT AND PULL AGAINST THE BEST TRACTORS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC AREA!!!  Everyone Welcome!

bradconniepeters@verizon.net

Phone: 717-927-6798-Brad Peters