Maximum displacement of 500 cubic inch, 3% over permitted.
Pump gasoline only. No racing gasoline, alcohol, ethanol, nitrous oxide, nitro methane or propane allowed.
OEM cast iron blocks only. Block must be offered in vehicle production per year of vehicle.
OEM cast iron heads only. OEM aluminum heads allowed only if vehicle was equipped from factory.
No aluminum intakes unless offered from factory or vehicle is carbureted. No sheet metal intakes.
Naturally aspirated engines only. Eco-Boost is permitted if OEM stock. No alterations.
Engine programmers are permitted.
Single carburetors only. OEM carburetors only. Fuel injection is permitted only if equipped with vehicle from factory. OEM fuel injection only will be allowed. No aftermarket.
Vehicle must have exhaust system with fully functioning muffler or catalytic converter. Exhaust must extend past the rear axle.
Wet sump engine oil systems only. No dry sumps.
Radiator must have a sufficient overflow reservoir.
Hitch height: 20” maximum.
Hitch point must have a 3.5” hole minimum.
Must be a Reese style hitch/receiver. No pulling from bumper. No shackles or clevises.
Hitch must use hitch pin. Bolts are prohibited.
Hitch must be stationary in all directions.
A minimum of 42” is required from the centerline of the rear axle to the front of the hitch cross member.
Hitch must be the rearmost component on vehicle.
Factory front bumpers only.
No batteries are to be located inside cab of vehicle unless they are in a sealed and covered box.
Factory steering systems only.
Any weight must be located in the bed behind the cab and securely fastened.
Plow mounts and brush guards are allowed. Plow pump must be removed. No homemade plow mounts or brush guards. All brackets must include a 3/8” hole in all structural members for inspection.
Must have full set of functioning head lights.
Factory suspension only. Helper springs are permitted. No ladder bars or 3rd links.
Any suspension air bags must contain less than 10 PSI pressure.
Absolutely no electronic traction control devices.
Factory spec wheelbase only.
Complete factory beds only. Beds and toolboxes must be mounted securely. Any bed without a full floor must be covered.
DOT tires only. Max 35”. No cuts, bars, or siping. Any width is permitted. DOT rims only.
No wheel spacers.
No tire chains.
U-joint shields and driveline hoops are mandatory. All u-joints must be covered with a 360° loop and be at least 6” wide constructed of 1/8” steel or 3/16” aluminum. Driveline hoops must be 360° loop and be at least 1” wide constructed of 1/8” steel or 3/16” aluminum.
One ton rear axle or less permitted. No dual rear wheels.
No open drivelines or drop boxes.
Fuel tanks must remain in the factory location or in the bed behind the cab. Relocated tanks must be SFI approved.
Brakes must be fully functional on all 4 corners of the vehicle. No driveline brakes permitted.
OEM transmission and transfer case only.
Any competitor may protest another vehicle within 10 minutes following the completion of the class. A full tech inspection will involve both the protested vehicle and the vehicle of the protestor. A $300 fee must accompany the protest. If the protested vehicle is found to be illegal, the protestor will be refunded $250 and the protested vehicle will be disqualified. If the protested vehicle is found to be legal, the protested competitor will receive $250. $50 of the protest fee will be assessed to Maumee Valley Pullers. If both vehicles are found to be illegal, both vehicles will be disqualified and the total protest fee will be assessed to Maumee Valley Pullers. Any vehicle found to be illegal will forfeit their purse money from the event back to Maumee Valley Pullers and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.
The class winner may be subject to further tech inspection. If vehicle is found to be illegal or the driver chooses not to tech, they will then forfeit their purse money from the event back to Maumee Valley Pullers and will be allowed to run only exhibition from that point forward until proven to be legal.