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Dirt Freak

Total posts: 344
posted January 06, 2005 01:15 PM  
Just wondering at the tracks everybody runs at what the ruling is on these 2 items

1-location of the battery
2-the use of steering quickners

We used to have our battery in the back now we have to have it underneath the hood.

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 70
posted January 06, 2005 03:31 PM  
we can't use quickeners in our street or hobby classes. i think having the battery under the hood is a bad thing though.

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 111
posted January 06, 2005 03:40 PM  
No steering quickeners.
Battery cant be in Drivers Compartment, most run them behind the drivers seat or in the trunk here.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 569
posted January 07, 2005 06:28 AM  
Forcing the battery to be under the hood is the dumbest thing I ever heard.

Why put a potentially explosive battery in a place that its most likely going to be involved in a wreck? Might as well mount it on the front bumper. Mine is placed in the trunk, directly above the axle centerline.

redneck racing
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 860
posted January 07, 2005 02:30 PM  
I can run my battery anywhere I want to as for the steering quickner it doesnt say, guess its legal. Eddie

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 226
posted January 07, 2005 04:39 PM  
Our rules state that the battery cannot be inside the drivers compartment, so it is placed behind the drivers seat(The rear is blocked off behind the drivers seat)
As for quickners its not even mentioned in our rules


doubletrouble racing
Dirt Forum Racer

Total posts: 88
posted January 07, 2005 10:05 PM  
Our "purestock" rules say battery must be mounted behind driver fastened down in marine box,Dry Cell battery only.I used an old seatbelt that buckels TIGHTLY over box and connected to bottom frame which is welded to rear floor pan.Quick steer is 'optional' and HIGHLY suggested.We ran without one last year and really had to work to DRIVE the car

The opinions,thoughts,and comments of double trouble are that of the car owner and are not affiliated with the driver "Dirt Track Girl" , the track Hill Country Raceway ,or any other outside person or institution

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 333
posted January 08, 2005 03:57 AM  
In the trunk (securely fastened) and yes to quickners. Don't use a quickner because of the size of track I run at (4/10's).

if it ain't fun, then don't run

Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 29
posted January 08, 2005 07:08 PM  
be hind the drivers aera and covered marine box recomended and quickners recomended but not required

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 265
posted January 10, 2005 08:17 AM  
our battery is in the trunk area as far back as I can get it. Just inside the frame rail on the left.

We cant run steering quickeners.


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