If you can unbolt it ,then it is not part of the body? That would make hoods
,doors and trunks open to whatever interpretation anyone might come up
with?? Does this thought extend to other classes if so it is not published
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-land-speed@Autox.Team.Net
> [mailto:owner-land-speed@Autox.Team.Net]On Behalf Of James Tone
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 2:51 PM
> To: land-speed-digest@Autox.Team.Net
> Subject: RE: 1928-29 vs. 1930-31 Ford Roadster bodies in LSR
> For a "Ford" it has the smallest cross sectional area for the years
> available by the rule book. Other manufacturers are smaller but not a
> popular as the Ford. If you can unbolt it, it's not part of the "body"
> proper. The 28-29 Ford is only the most popular in gas/fuel. Street and
> Modifieds are 26/27's.
> Subject: 1928-29 vs. 1930-31 Ford Roadster bodies in LSR
> This question came up on another board I read, why do more 28-29 bodied
> run at LSR events? A current book on Vintage Dry Lakes races has many
> of 28-29's but not one 30-31. I do know that a 28-29 firewall and cowl
> can be unbolted and this fact has something to do with the SCTA rule on
> the body/firewall starts or ends. Could someone please explain this?
> Happy New