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Old 11-03-2006, 05:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1450 class?

Is there a tubing thickness requirement for the cage in the 1450 class?

I have a ranger that I was thinking of running down the road.
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the truck i navigate in is mostly built out of 1.5" .120 mild steel
from experiance i would recomend not using anything less than American made 1.75" .120 DOM on a new construction race truck.
mild steel will fatigue after a few races and crack/shear tubes
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Is there a tubing thickness requirement for the cage in the 1450 class?

I have a ranger that I was thinking of running down the road.
pretty sure SCORE is weight dependent, from 3000-4500 lbs(not positive) must be at least 1.75"x.120" DOM or 1.5"x.120" Chromo.
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Old 11-03-2006, 06:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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depending on what kind of vehicle I'd use 1 3/4in .120 wall DOm or the main structure and 1.5x.120 wall for the supports. if it's a fullsize I'd go 2"x.120 wall and 1.75 for supports. All depends on what your building, but 1.75 would be the min I'd use if I were build a race truck. play trucks 1.5in is fine for mini's
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Thanks for the info guys.

It's a 99 ranger with an '04 5.3.

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looks good, what are you doing for suspension. Hopefully not keeping the 5.5kit if your planning on racing. Looks to be a good start tho.
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just remember to get the 1450 rule book....
















































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Old 11-03-2006, 08:50 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks for the info guys.

It's a 99 ranger with an '04 5.3.







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