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Stock Farm Tractor Pull – Tuesday Morning Session – 10:00 AM $10.00 entry fee for each class entered. Stock Farm Tractors Weight Classes - Tractors 15,000 lb., 13,000 lb., 12,000 lb. Pure Stock Pace, 11,000 lb., 9,000 lb., 9,000 lb. Pure Stock Pace, 7,500 lb., 6,000 lb. Pure Stock Pace Purse of $500.00 with 5 placings ($150, 110, 90, 80, 70) 13,000 lb. Team Pull Purse of $100.00 with 1 placing Stock Farm Class Rules 1. All tractors limited to 2 classes, with the exception of the team tractor pull (not considered part of 2 pulls). Enter your tractor where it belongs or be disqualified. 2. Tractor must be stock block agricultural tractor with no visual engine modifications except air cleaners. No cubic inch limit. Engine must be original type or factory replacement. All turbochargers must be under the hood. Original style hood and grill must be in place. No electric fuel pump unless stock factory equipment. Starter must be in place. All wheels must be in place. Tractors after 1957 must have original fenders in place. 3. Enhanced tractors are stock appearing tractors with enhancements to create more horsepower and pulling ability than similar stock models. These tractors are not allowed to enter Pure Stock Pace! 4. For the Pure Stock Pace classes, a pace tractor will be used,operated at a speed of 3.5 mph. Pace tractor driver will not pass center of front wheel of pulling tractor, if pulling tractor passes driver of pace tractor he/she will be disqualified. Pace tractor driver will start pull even with center of front wheel on pulling tractor. NO disqualification in first 75’ (feet). 5. Exhausts must: a) discharge upward with a minimum pipe length of 18” from the hood line or use a muffler. If a curved pipe is used it must discharge forward unless it is stock factory equipped that does not allow it to be turned. b) or be a factory under slung exhaust system in working condition. 6. No intercoolers or turbos allowed unless original factory equipment for that make and model being entered. Any 3” turbo allowed with a maximum of 3” inside measurement on the intake position of the turbo. 7. Weight classes and the maximum tire width for that class are as follows: 4,500 lb. (16.9x38); 5,500 lb. (18.4x38); 9,000 lb. (20.8); 11,000 lb. (24.5); 15,000 lb. & 18,000 lb. (24.5). Rim width may not be wider than tires being used. Example: 15.5 tire on a 15 ½ rim. Width determined by 1977 tire date. 8. Contest open to 2-wheel drive tractors with rubber tires. (no sharpened tires, no dual tires, no tire studs, or chains permitted) 4-wheel drive tractors allowed if wheels are disengaged. 9. Drawbar is to be stationary in all directions with not more than 1” of movement in any one direction. Maximum height of drawbar to be 20”. Length of drawbar to be no less than 24” from center of rear axle. Drawbar must be equipped with a steel hitching device not more than 1” thickness andminimum 3” diameter opening. Cross sectional thickness must be 7/8” minimum. Pulling point may not be more than 1 ½” from back edge of hitching device. PTPA suggests fastening hitching device with one 7/8” bolt or two 5/8” bolts. No top bracing except complete factory setup. No quick hitch type adapters allowed on tractors. 10. No portion of tractor or ballast may interfere with sled or sled hitch during a pull. 11. No weight frame or weight may extend more than 24” beyond the most forward point of the tractor. All weight frames and weights must be stationary and safely secured to tractor and must not extend rearward beyond rear tires. No weights may be located in a position which could hinder safe operation of the tractor. No ballast on tractor seat &/or deck. No weights or brackets may exceed in width 12” beyond tires. Any ballast or external parts lost while hooked to the sled will be cause for disqualification. No weights or brackets to be closer than 8” to drawbar hook point. 12. All tractors must have rear wheel brakes in working condition. 13. All stock tractors are limited to 10% over factory RPM limit, with a maximum 3,000 RPM limit. If during a check of RPM’s the tractor exceeds 3,000 RPM’s the tractor must pull in the hot stock tractor division. If a driver is notified after the making a pull but before leaving the track area of an RPM check, and an average of three consecutive checks shows RPM’s in excess of 3,000 RPM’s then the tractor is disqualified from that class. 14. During a pull the governor must be in working condition and must not allow the engine to exceed 3,000 RPM’s under load. 15. Any rotating PTO shaft that cannot be stopped by the drivers hand must be shielded. 16. All tractors must be teched before being allowed to hook and compete. After tractor has been teched and passes, the techform is signed by Tech Inspector and driver. The tech sticker is signed by the Tech Inspectorand then put on the left-hand front corner of the tractor. 17. All tractors must have working external hydraulic and PTO shafts, 1957 or newer. 18. The use of torque converters, automatic shifts, etc. will be permitted on original factory equipment for make and model being entered. No slipper clutches. 19. Contestants must be 16 and possess a valid PA driver’s license. 20. Team Class Open to pure stock tractors with combined weight of 13,000 lb. or less. 140
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