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CAPE HELL DRIVERS MOTOR CLUB

KAAPSE JAAGDUIWELS MOTORKLUB

HEAVY METAL CLASS (TAR) HM 2017-2019 (Version Web2017-01)

 

The rule of what is not specifically allowed is not permitted.

 

Introduction:

Competitor age restriction:

  • Minimum age 13 years old for club level entries only;
  • Competitor’s minimum age – 14 years old are permitted to enter into this class at regional and national level with the approval of their promoter and local TC Representative.
  • Reference to length and widths in the regulations shall be defined as, length, measure in the direction of, from the front of the vehicle to the back and width being measured from left to right of the vehicle;

 

 

HM1

1.1

1.2

1.3

 

1.4

1.5

 

1.6

1.7

Eligibility of vehicle and bodies:

Any car- or LDV (bakkie) body will be permitted;

Any six- or eight-cylinder car body, commercially sold, will be permitted;

Only original road going vehicles will be allowed. This means no space frame or semi-space frame vehicles;

Body and engine can be from different manufacturers;

Only front fenders, doors, boot lids and bonnets may be replaced with fiberglass panels;

The firewall may be cut to accommodate the engine back;

Engine crank pulley may not be further back than a 100mm from the radiator, radiator must be fitted in an original position.

HM2

2.1

2.2

2.3

2.4

 

Safety:

Limited contact racing;

Ensure that all joints in construction are welded properly;

Sump, gearbox and differential plugs are to be wired securely;

No in car adjustments permitted, with the exception of brake balancing;

HM3

3.1

 

3.2

 

 

3.3

Bumpers:

No external steel bumpers permitted. Refer to internal bumper regulation.

Only plastic or fiber glass bumpers may be fitted externally (fiber glass bumpers not exceeding 3mm in thickness). This is for cosmetic purposes only, therefore no steel stiffeners are permitted;

Sill protectors are permitted, but no nerve bars are permitted;

 

HM4

4.1

4.2

Brakes:

Only factory fitted brake system permitted;

No ABS or any other electronic driving aids is permitted;

 

HM5

5.1

5.2

 

5.3

Car construction:

Front- and rear wheel drive cars are permitted;

Front wheel drive cars may not be converted to rear wheel drive cars or vice versa;

Four wheel drive vehicles are not permitted;

 

HM6

6.1

 

6.2

 

 

Dimension and weights:

All four wheels of the vehicle must fit within the body of the vehicle, which in turn must comply with the general dimensions of the vehicle;

The minimum weight shall be 950kg for six cylinder cars.

HM7

7.1

7.2.1

7.2.2

 

7.3

7.4

7.5

7.6

 

7.7

7.8

7.9

7.10

7.10.1

7.10.2

7.10.3

7.10.4

7.11

7.11.1

7.11.2

7.11.3

7.11.4

7.11.5

7.12

7.12.1

7.12.2

7.12.3

Engine:

Only six-cylinder piston driven engines will be permitted;

Engine power restricted to 160 KW;

Any manufacture body and engine may be used no Flexi’s and space frame allowed.

Turbo and super charging is prohibited;

The engine shall mount to the original chassis;

Only standard, factory fitted rockers and lifters may be used;

Engine compression may be increased – skimming of head and block allowed;

The stroke may not be changed;

Only pistons manufactured with the engine are allowed;

Air cleaners and filters are free;

Carburetor engines:

Original carburation (i.e. factory fitted) is allowed;

This carburation can only be replaced with one down-draft carburetor;

Cams are free in these engines;

Heads can be gas flowed in these engines;

Fuel injection engines:

Fuel injection is allowed;

The original intake and throttle bodies must be retained;

An after-market ECU is permitted;

Cams are free in these engines;

No gas flow allowed in these engines;

Multivalve engines:

Only standard cams allowed in these engines;

No gas flow allowed in these engines;

The space between the water pump and the radiator (should the radiator be fitted on the original mounting points) shall not exceed 100mm;

 

HM 8

8.1

Exhausts:

Banana Branches is allowed and exhausts must comply to the noise level prescribed. (105 db)

 

HM 9

9.1

9.2

 

Fuel, Fuel management and carburetion:

Racing- and pump fuel permitted;

No performance enhancing additives permitted;

 

HM 10

10.1

 

 

10.2

 

10.3

10.4

10.5

 

Suspension:

Shocks can be interchanged as long as it is a shock that was originally fitted to a commercially sold vehicle. The original mounting points on shock, body and suspension to stay the same;

Only vehicle specific suspension components may be used (e.g.  BMW 535 suspension parts cannot be fitted to a BMW 740 or a Ford Sierra);

The lowering of the car will be permitted. Ride-height adjustment is free;

Coil springs is free;

Ride height adjustment free;

 

HM 11

11.1

11.2

11.3

 

 

Transmission:

Only commercially sold transmissions will be permitted;

Differentials may be locked, but no limited slip differentials will be allowed;

Diff ratios may be altered. Centre portion of independent differentials and mounting there-of is free;

 

HM 12

12.1

12.2

12.3

 

12.4

 

12.5

 

12.6

Wheels and Tyres:

Normal, road legal tyres, new, second hand or re-tread are permitted;

Tyres must be freely available from any tyre dealer;

Tyres may not bare the inscription “not for highway use, for racing purpose only”;

Under no circumstances may any names or sizes be buffed off from the tyre walls;

Tyres will be a maximum of 15 inch (8J) with a maximum width of 205 as indicated on the tyre wall;

All tyres must be presented at scrutineering;

 

HM 13

13.1

13.2

13.3

13.4

13.5

13.6

13.7

 

13.8

13.9

Wings:

Wings are permitted;

Wings are not allowed to be wider than the width of the vehicle;

Wing upright plate length – 500mm maximum;

Wing upright plate height – 500mm maximum;

Maximum of four vertical plates allowed;

Wing to be mounted from “B” pillar backwards;

Height of wing from the highest point of the roof to the highest part of the vane, is a maximum of 300mm;

Only one vane allowed;

Wings not to be further back than the back of the vehicle;

 

   

 

 

 

 

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