New Safety Requirements for 2010 in TAFC & TAD

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  1. Stefan Kontos

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  2. FEDowner

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    Dont forget 20# Fire systems for some of us.:mad:
     
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  3. JustinatAce

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    yeah, holy crap.
     
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    So where do we get the helmet eject system? I had heard the Leahy box was coming so we had our car built with one. They need to hurry up and spec a catch can. NHRA should realize that none of us are John Force and we can't just call and get ten of them made same day.

    Brandon Booher
    NHRA TAD #323
     
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  5. Stefan Kontos

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    thats what i was wondering, are we going to have to get new helmets now?
     
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  7. blownhemi68

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    I had Simpson install one on my new helmet at the beginning of this year. I would think they could install it on any of their helmets.
     
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  8. baux

    baux fuel altereds forever

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    Brandon , I dont think your idea of using a whoopi cushion will work on someone with ahead as shapely as yours!:D unless the whoopi cushion was made out of a drum liner!
     
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  9. kosky racing

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    uhh?

    Where do we hook up the pin ball machine?
     
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  10. lennon

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    what are the a/fuel guys going to do??? 50 degrees fuel temp.... :eek: this should be good
     
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  11. NITROBANDIT1

    NITROBANDIT1 LOST IN SPACE

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    poor folk

    so that adds another what 5k to a car? and you wonder why po folk like me will never get to run tafc. ill stick to adv et for good. im not made of money, and i guess this kind of stuff will make it final for those who could barely afford it in the first place. im not going to hock my house to go racing .period.
     
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  12. underby6

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    It's nowhere near that and it's stuff that keeps us safe. We had a problem with our car in Indy and hit the wall. I as the driver am thankful for the safety products, car was totaled and I was perfectly fine.

    Leahy Box $500
    Helmet liner installed $100
    NHRA Catch Can from McKinney $1300+/- Spitzer will be making them as well, but I don't know how much his will cost. His will make you go faster though;)
    NHRA mandated catch can line $15/ft
    Fireproof brake covering $20
    Parachute/Wing kit $100
    Fuel line for Racaepak/Data Recorder $50 - If you don't already have steel braided.

    It's only stupid and overpriced until it saves your ass.

    Brandon Booher
    NHRA TAD #323
     
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  13. konrodz

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    $$$$$$$$$$

    Ladies and Gentlemen.

    its called spend,spend and keep spending. My team says to me
    all the time, its part of racing.

    Well if its for eveyone's safety, then lets do what we got to do.
     
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  14. Nathan Sitko - 625 TAD/TAFC

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    I know it's all for saving us from ourselves, and yeah, it could save your ass, but the part I have a problem with is how one or two companies have the monopoly over these mandatory products. I'm sorry, that's crap.

    One company makes the approved fire paint.
    One company makes the approved shutoff box.

    There's two expensive items (and I'm sure there's more) that they are free to charge whatever they want because they're the only ones who can provide them.
     
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  17. Nathan Sitko - 625 TAD/TAFC

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    Thats kinda how I read it too John
     
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  18. 310TAD

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    John,
    They always pick on the poor dragsters.
    The way I read it you will also need the fireproof covering on all flexible brake lines, a manufacturers label on any of your rollcage padding, and approved puke tank and accepted hoses.
    Course I've been wrong before,
    Marty
     
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  19. Burnin' Money

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    Where does it say approved puke tank, I can't find that.

    Tony
     
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