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Class 5 Unlimited

CLASS 5 UNLIMITED
Unlimited Baja Bug

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DEFINITION
Vehicles must be based off a VW type-1 sedan hardtop or convertible, 181 Safaris, 900 series Porsche, Karmann Ghias, or VW type-2 and type-3. Must retain Baja Bug appearance.

GENERAL REGULATIONS
Entrants in this class shall comply with all applicable general regulations.

TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
This class is an open class and all components will be considered open unless restricted herein.

NOTE: The TR abbreviations listed under this class (I.E. TR1 HELMETS) refer to TR cross reference listings in the front of this book. These TR cross-referenced listings are part of the class rules. Where a conflict occurs between the TR cross-referenced listing and a rule contained under this class, the rule contained under this class takes priority.  Click here to view the TR cross-referenced listing.  

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

TR1 HELMETS
TR2 PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
TR3 EYE PROTECTION and DENTURES
TR4 HEAD AND NECK RESTRAINTS
TR5 FIRST AID KIT
TR6 EMERGENCY SIGNALING DEVICES
TR7 HORNS
TR8 REFLECTORS
TR9 FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT
TR10 SURVIVAL SUPPLIES

SUSPENSION COMPONENTS

Front and rear suspension systems may be modified or replaced as long as stock concept (trailing-arms, swing-axles, IRS, etc.) is retained and wheelbase limit is not exceeded. Vehicle suspension support system (torsion bars, torsion leafs, springs, etc.) is open.

TR11 SHOCK ABSORBERS and BUMP STOPS
TR12 SECONDARY SUSPENSION
TR13 WHEELS and TIRES
TR14 FASTENERS

STEERING and BRAKE COMPONENTS

TR15 STEERING
No center steering.

TR16 BRAKES
Brakes are open. Turning brakes are allowed.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TR17 IGNITION
TR18 BATTERIES
TR19 LIGHTS
TR20 STARTERS

FUEL SYSTEM

TR21 FUEL
TR22 FUEL TANKS
TR23 FUEL FILLERS LINES, VENTS, and CAPS
Fuel cell mandatory.

ENGINE, TRANSMISSION and DRIVELINES

TR24 ENGINE and ENGINE DISPLACEMENT
Any displacement normally aspirated four(4) cylinder air cooled engine allowed.

Any production water cooled normally aspirated four(4) cylinder engine with a maximum displacement of 2.5L is allowed.

All non air cooled engines must be inspected and sealed by an M400 approved engine builder.

TR25 ENGINE REPLACEMENT
TR26 TRANSMISSION
TR27 THROTTLES
TR28 EXHAUST
TR29 DRIVE SHAFTS
TR30 FLYWHEEL SHIELDS
TR31 FLUID COOLERS
TR32 AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
TR33 SUPERCHARGERS and TURBOCHARGERS
No turbo or superchargers allowed.

VEHICLE SAFETY EQUIPMENT

TR34 ROLL CAGES
TR35 SAFETY HARNESS
TR36 SAFETY NETS
TR37 SEATING
Single or two seats are allowed. No center seating.

GENERAL VEHICLE COMPONENTS

TR38 DRIVERS COMPARTMENT
Front and rear firewalls required. Interior sheet metal may be removed, exterior appearance must be retained. Pedals may be of any manufacture, but must be mounted on left side of the vehicle.

TR39 DOORS AND LATCHES
Doors must remain stock shape size, and configuration. Doors may be welded or fastened closed.
Fiberglass side panels and windshield frames are allowed.

TR40 FIREWALLS
TR41 BALLAST
TR42 WEIGHT
TR43 FLOORBOARDS
TR44 BUMPERS and HAZARDOUS PROTRUSIONS
TR45 MIRRORS
TR46 SKID PLATES
TR47 STORAGE
TR48 CHASSIS and BODY
Front and rear fenders must be used. Front fenders may be one-piece fiberglass. Rear fenders must not measure less than 6 inches from body, measured at top center of fender. Rear fender mounting height is open. Rear fenders must have rolled edges but may be made of ant material. Body must resemble Baja Bug.

Steel body and doors must be retained. Hard body vehicles must retain steel roof. Convertible bodies must retain windshield frame. Stock floor pan maybe cut, modified, or replaced.
Maximum wheelbase is 105 inches plus or minus 1/2(.50) inch.

TR49 HOSES
TR50 IDENTIFICATION MARKINGS
M400 will assign race numbers.

TR51 ADVERTISING on VEHICLES
TR52 RADIO EQUIPMENT
TR53 WORKMANSHIP
TR54 TRACKING DEVICE