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im going to my first race tomorrow night. i dont currently have a driveshaft loop and dont really have the money to buy one. it isnt going to be a nhra event or anything. just a test and tune night. here is the rule "A driveshaft loop is required on all cars running 13.99 (8.59) seconds and quicker, except vehicles running 13.00 and slower equipped with street tires." Im guessing that im going to run around 13.0 - 13.5. Im going to be using "mt et streets"

would those tires be classified as street tires and therefore i would not need the loop, or would they call it a slick anyways and require that i get one.
 

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get one unless you like driveshaft shaped dents in your skull.
 

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im not asking for opinions on weather i "should" have one or not. im simply asking if i can run without one.
Can you look down the barrel of a gun and pull the trigger?

Yes


Should you?

No

Unless the tech guy looks for one, you'll be able to run, but it is not a great idea.
 

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Haha ^

Youll be fine bro, i ran 12.2s with slicks and broke my rear and i dont have a loop but he told me to get one with my soft compound type of tire.
 

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It will mess your car up if it fails at a good speed. U dont wanna go thru the hassle of changing rocker panels, or pounding dents out of your floorboard... you get the picture.
 

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What is required has been stated. all slicks, or drag radials require a loop.
he didn't ask what he needs to run an nhra event, he wants to know what you need to run at the local track.

i told him the minimum he needs to run at orlando speed world on a test and tune night. helmet and seatbelt if youre 13.99 and faster... 14.00 and slower, no helmet...
 

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Yeah man it's definately a worthy investmant but not neccessary to to make a few passes... atleast the tech guys around here aren't that strict
 

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he didn't ask what he needs to run an nhra event, he wants to know what you need to run at the local track.

i told him the minimum he needs to run at orlando speed world on a test and tune night. helmet and seatbelt if youre 13.99 and faster... 14.00 and slower, no helmet...


(407) 568-5522 I was told it was a NHRA sanctioned track, and all NHRA rules apply. dont believe me? call em yourself.
 
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