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Old 08-19-2002, 08:12 PM   #1
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ROAR Rules and Restrictions on Drivetrain Ratio for Nitro Touring Cars?

I have a question regarding the rules and regulations of ROAR. I race at the Silverbowl Raceway which is a ROAR affiliated track. I would like to do the 24-tooth pulley conversion for my V-OneRR (it is a 1/10th scale nitro touring car) that everyone seems to be doing. Basically I will just change the 19-tooth pullies on the 2-Speed Transmission Shaft to 24-tooth pullies to create a higher gear ratio. This will improve top-end performance for my car in which will help me on the large and open track I race on.

Now will I be breaching any of the ROAR rules and regulations if I do this 24-tooth pulley conversion? I looked at ROAR's website and they list no rules or regulations for drivetrain ratio for .12 engine powered nitro touring cars. I also plan on racing at the ROAR nationals when they come to town. Does ROAR have any rules or regulations on drivetrain ratio for national events?

I want to keep my car ROAR legal since I race at ROAR affiliated tracks and races. I would like to know if this 24-tooth pulley conversion is ROAR legal or not before I actually do it.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 08-19-2002, 11:21 PM   #2
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There seems to be no rules regarding drive ratios for any cars in the ROAR rulebook.
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As long as the car is within the dimensions, the engine is to specifications you can alter and adapt your car as you see fit.
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