Is it legal to add body armor to bring the front wheel wells to the .210" spec?
Question about VFC Charger body
Posted 13 January 2017 - 09:46 PM
Can someone post a picture of a legal cut out VFC Charger.
Posted 13 January 2017 - 09:51 PM
On the Charger and Daytona to get the required wheel well measurement you actually have to mount the sides approx. 1/8" below the door line. If you cut body at door line it will be way too low.
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Posted 13 January 2017 - 09:58 PM
Posted 14 January 2017 - 02:02 AM
I think there are some of these bodies out there with the wheel openings cut more than the new spec that have been passed in tech previously.
Posted 14 January 2017 - 03:55 AM
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Posted 14 January 2017 - 08:11 AM
Posted 14 January 2017 - 11:30 AM
From what I see in your pic of that body mounted, how in the hell do those fronts roll on the track going into corners without that body hitting them and binding them up?
Posted 14 January 2017 - 11:55 AM
I think, on the Charger body, cutting the wells high was the whole point of not letting the body hit the tires, along with being able to mount it low in the front.
With the new spec you have to mount the body a bit higher in the front to be able to get the clearance of the wells for the front tires and still keep the .210" or bigger spec.
In my case the bodies I have mounted are going to need a brace soldered up front to keep the body off the front tires.
Posted 14 January 2017 - 01:19 PM
Just my opinion but I think that body is stretching the limit, It is almost to the point of a stock car thingie, The door lines are marked so high that you can mount it as low as you want. Not that that has anything to so with the spec in question.
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Posted 14 January 2017 - 02:08 PM
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Posted 14 January 2017 - 02:10 PM
Also the front fender is well above the minimum .210 hieght (almost .300 I think). Snowboarding now but when I get home I'll post the height.
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