OLD STEAM AND GAS CLUB

GARDEN TRACTOR PULLING RULES

Revised 2/21

1. HOOK FEES WILL BE $10.00 PER HOOK. MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 HOOKS PER CLASS FOR PAYBACK. CLASSES WITH 4 HOOKS OR LESS WILL PAY FIRST PLACE ONLY. CLASSES WITH 5 HOOKS OR MORE WILL PAY BACK FIRST PLACE ($20.00), SECOND PLACE ($15.00) AND THIRD PLACE ($10.00).

2. PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST HAVE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN SIGN A PERMISSION SLIP. 14 & UNDER MUST BE ASSISTED. NO ONE UNDER AGE OF 6 ALLOWED. AGES 6-10 ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A TETHER SAFETY SWITCH INSTALLED ON SIDE OF TRACTOR.  MUST BE ABLE TO REACH PEDALS AND CONTROL TRACTOR BY THEMSELVES. AGES 16 AND YOUNGER MUST WEAR "DOT" APPROVED HELMET.

3. MUST BE A CLUB MEMBER TO PULL.

4. ONLY ONE AWARD PER TRACTOR PER CLASS.

5. TRACTORS MUST BE OPERATED IN A SAFE MANNER AT ALL TIMES.

6. OPERATOR MUST REMAIN SEATED AND KEEP ONE HAND ON STEERING WHEEL AT ALL TIMES.

7. NO HOMEMADE TRACTORS WILL BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE.

8. NO ONE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS WILL BE PERMITTED TO PARTICIPATE OR COMPETE.

9. ALL PULLS MUST START WITH TIGHT HITCH.  NO JERKING PERMITTED.  ALL HITCHES MUST BE FIXED. NO FLOATING HITCHES.  ALL HITCHES WILL BE MEASURED FROM HIGHEST POINT WHERE CHAIN HOOKS.  HITCHES MUST BE ACCESSIBLE FOR EASY HOOK UP.

10. WHEELIE BARS ARE MANDATORY, WHEELS MUST BE AT LEAST 5" DIAMETER W/STEEL CENTERS, AND 1" WIDE. 5" FROM REAR OF THE TIRE ON TRACTOR TO CENTER OF WHEELIE WHEEL OR FOOT (3" MIN). NO HIGHER THAN 5 " FROM GROUND.

11. EACH CLASS WILL CLOSE WHEN FIRST TRACTOR PULLS OR ANNOUNCER CALLS CLASS CLOSED.  NO ENTERING CLASS OR MONEY BACK AFTER CLASS IS CLOSED.

12. CLUB IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR TO YOUR EQUIPMENT AT ANY EVENT.

13. FRONT WEIGHTS CANNOT EXCEED MORE THAN 72" FROM END OF WEIGHTS TO CENTER OF REAR AXLE.  REAR WEIGHTS NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND REAR TIRES.  WHEEL WEIGHTS  CANNOT EXTEND MORE THAN 8" FROM TIRE.

14. IF ANY PART OF TRACTOR TOUCHES BOUNDARY LINE OR ANYTHING FALLS FROM OPERATOR OR TRACTOR WHILE HOOKED TO SLED, DISQUALIFICATION. OPERATOR MUST STOP WHEN FLAG IS WAVED.  JUDGE OF CLASS HAS FINAL SAY OF ALL.

15. DRIVER IS ALLOWED TWO ATTEMPTS TO START SLED, WITHIN 50 FT. EXCEPT IN PULL OFF, ONLY ONE ATTEMPT ALLOWED.  DRIVER HAS 2 MINUTE TIME LIMIT FROM CALL TO HOOK.

16. WHEN OSAGCD SLED AND SCALES ARE USED, IT IS A POINTS PULL!!!

17. ENGINE TEAR DOWN RULE: ONE COMPLAINT FOR TEAR DOWN, IF COMPLAINING PERSON IS RIGHT, THEY GET THE FEE BACK, IF WRONG, TRACTOR OWNER COLLECTS FEE.  TEAR DOWN FEE $25 FOR TOP AND $50 FOR TOTAL, THIS APPLIES TO ALL CLASSES. TWO JUDGES AND OWNER OR DRIVER MUST BE PRESENT FOR TEAR DOWN.  IF ENGINE DOES NOT MEET RULES IT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, AND WILL LOOSE ITS POINTS OF ANY PRIOR PULL. IF VIOLATION FOUND, TRACTOR WILL HAVE TO PROVE TO BE LEGAL TO PULL AGAIN.  COMPLAINT MUST COME FROM ANOTHER COMPETITOR IN SAME CLASS, DURING THE TIME THE CLASS IS BEING PULLED.  TEAR DOWNS WILL BE DONE AFTER LAST CLASS.

18. THE PANEL OF JUDGES CAN INSPECT ANY TRACTOR AT ANY TIME.  ANY NEW TRACTOR TO OUR CLUB MUST BE INSPECTED BEFORE PULLING.

19. RULES CAN ONLY BE CHANGED DURING THE SEASON BY GARDEN TRACTOR PANEL OF JUDGES FOR SAFETY AND FAIRNESS.

20. TO KEEP PULL MOVING, WE NEED PARTICIPATION FROM ALL PULLERS. THE PREVIOUS CLASS OPERATES THE NEXT CLASS. 

21. HITCH MUST BE ACCESSIBLE FOR EASY HOOK UP. 13" HITCH HEIGHT. WHEELIE BARS MANDATORY, IF WHEELS ARE USED THEY MUST HAVE STEEL CENTERS. MUST HAVE A SAFETY KILL SWITCH THAT SHUTS OFF IGNITION, SWITCH WILL BE LOCATED WITHIN RANGE OF 6" OF EITHER SIDE OF CENTER OR REAR OF TRACTOR.

22. ALL DRIVERS MUST WEAR CLOSE-TOED SHOES AND LONG PANTS WHILE PULLING.

23. EACH TRACTOR IS ONLY PERMITTED TO BE PULLED ONCE PER CLASS.

 

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Old Steam & Gas Club LAWN STOCK Garden Tractor Rules

LAWN STOCK CLASSES: 12 HP AND UNDER-900# & 950#

16 HP AND UNDER - 1000# & 1050#

1. STOCK BORE +.030 OVER

2. STOCK OEM PARTS ONLY OR AFTER MARKET THAT IS EQUIVALENT TO OEM. NO RECAST HEADS.

3. BEARINGS ON RODS ALLOWED.

4. HEAD MILLING IS PERMITTED (FLAT), NO WELDING OR ALTERING THE HEAD, MUST BE STOCK HEAD, NO RELIEVED BLOCKS. PORT AND POLISH NOT ALLOWED.

5. SINGLE CYLINDERS ONLY, UNLESS TRACTOR CAME FROM OEM W/TWIN, HAS TO BE UNDER 16HP.

6. 4000 RPM'S MAX. MUST BE CONTROLLED BY GOVERNOR.

7. CARBURETOR SHALL BE NO LARGER THAN STOCK 30 CARB. W/1" VENTURI. NO SPACERS OR VELOCITY STACKS ALLOWED.  MUST BE OEM CARBURETOR

8. OEM FACTORY IGNITION SYSTEM. CHEVY POINTS ALLOWED.

9. MUST HAVE MUFFLER OR VERTICAL EXHAUST.

10. MUST HAVE STOCK OEM FLYWHEEL AND SHIELD.  CLUTCH MUST BE SHIELDED.

11. PUMP GAS ONLY, 93 OCTANE MAX., NO ADDITIVES OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED.

12. OPEN OR LOCKED REAR ENDS PERMITTED. MUST HAVE REVERSE.

13. TIRE SIZE MAX. OR 23x10.50x12, ALUMINUM WHEELS ALLOWED. TIRES CANNOT BE CUT OR ALTERED IN ANY WAY. NO PROFESSIONAL PULLING TIRES. NO WIDENED RIMS. 10.50 IN. WIDE WHEEL MAXIMUM.

14. 13" HITCH HEIGHT.

15. STOCK WHEEL BASE, W/OEM TRACTOR FRAME. FRAME CANNOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY. NO SHEET METAL CHANGES. IF TRACTOR CAME WITHOUT FENDERS YOU MUST PUT FENDERS ON . IF TRACTOR CAME W/FENDERS THAY MUST BE THE OEM  FENDERS ON THAT TRACTOR. MUST HAVE FOOT RESTS.

16. ENGINE MAY BE REPLACED WITH ANOTHER ENGINE THAT MEETS STOCK CLASS RULES.

17. MUST HAVE OEM STYLE SEAT, NO HOMEMADE SEATS.

18. FOOT CONTROL THROTTLES ALLOWED.

19. AFTER MARKET ALUMINUM STARTER PULLEY ALLOWED. MUST HAVE BOLT/WASHER RETAINER ON CRANK END.

20. NARROW FRAMES ALLOWED. MODIFICATION OF FRAME FOR LARGE FLYWHEEL.

21. CAM SHAFTS WITH 218o OF MAXIMUM DURATION WITH 324 LIFT MAX.

 

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Old Steam & Gas Club SUPER STOCK Garden Tractor Rules

1000# & 1050#

1. MAY MAKE SHEET METAL CHANGES.

2. 52 INCH WHEELBASE FROM CENTER OF REAR WHEEL TO FRONT AXLE CENTER.

3. OPEN TO ANY OEM SINGLE CYLINDER (ONLY) GARDEN TRACTOR (16 HP MAX.) BRIGS & STRATTON, KOHLER & TEC ENGINES ONLY. ANY OVERHEAD VALVE ENGINES MUST BE ON ORIGINAL FRAME THAT IT CAME ON FROM OEM. TRACTOR MUST HAVE REVERSE.

4. TIRE SIZE 26X12X12 MAXIMUM, MAY USE ALUMINUM WHEELS. NO PROFESSIONAL PULLING TIRES, ANY CUT ALLOWED. MUST HAVE NAME ON SIDEWALL.

5. SEAT MUST HAVE BACK REST OR PAN SEAT, NO FLAT SEATS.

6. MUFFLERS ARE OPTIONAL OR VERTICAL DISCHARGE STACK.

7. MAY HAVE FOOT OR HAND THROTTLE CONTROL.

8. GOVERNOR MUST CONTROL RPM'S OF ENGINE AT A MAXIMUM OF 4500 RPM'S. STEEL FLYWHEEL AND SIDE SHIELD REQUIRED.

9. NO PERFORMANCE CAM SHAFTS. MUST BE OEM; NO ALTERING OF CAMSHAFT. CAMSHAFT 218o OF MAXIMUM DURATION. CAM OF 324 MAXIMUM LIFT.

10. PORT AND POLISH IS ACCEPTABLE OF INTAKE AND EXHAUST PORTS.

11. FLAT HEAD MILLING IS PERMITTED, MUST BE OEM HEAD, NO ALTERING THE HEAD ANY OTHER WAY.

12. ALL ENGINE PARTS MUST BE OEM OR AFTER MARKET EQUIVALENT TO OEM. RODS CAN HAVE BEARING INSERTS. NO REVERSE FLOW ENGINES. STOCK BORE +.030 OVER. STOCK VALVE DIMENSIONS. 1" CARB VENTURI MAX. MORE THAN ONE CRANKCASE VENT ALLOWED. AFTER MARKET RODS ARE ALLOWED. STOCK LENGTH ONLY.

13. STEEL FLYWHEEL OPTIONAL.

14. RACING OR PUMP GAS ONLY ALLOWED, 110 OCTANE MAX.

15. CHEVY POINTS ALLOWED. ELECTRONIC IGNITION ALLOWED.

16. FRONT CRANK SHAFT MUST HAVE RETAINER BOLT AND WASHER IF RUNNING WITH STARTER PULLEY. 

17. FRONT WEIGHTS TO NOT EXCEED 7 FEET FROM CENTER OF REAR AXLE.

 

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OLD STEAM AND GAS CLUB SUPER STOCK TWIN GARDEN TRACTOR RULES

1000# & 1050#

1. MAY MAKE SHEET METAL CHANGES

2. 52 INCH WHEELBASE FROM CENTER OF REAR WHEEL TO FRONT AXLE CENTER.

3. OPEN TO ANY OEM TWIN CYLINDER GARDEN TRACTOR (25HP MAX) TRACTOR MUST HAVE REVERSE.

4. TIRE SIZE 26X12X12 MAX. MAY USE ALUMINUM WHEELS. STOCK OR ANY CUT ALLOWED. NO PROFESSIONAL PULLING TIRES. MUST HAVE NAME ON SIDEWALL.

5. SEAT MUST HAVE BACK REST OR PAN SEAT, NO FLAT SEATS.

6. MUFFLERS ARE OPTIONAL OR VERTICAL DISCHARGE STACK.

7. MAY HAVE FOOT OR HAND THROTTLE CONTROL.

8. GOVERNOR MUST CONTROL RPM'S OF ENGINE AT A MAXIMUM OF 4500 RPM'S.

9. NO PERFORMANCE CAM SHAFTS. MUST BE OEM NO ALTERING OF CAMSHAFT. MUST HAVE OEM PARTS THAT CAME ON THAT ENGINE FROM OEM OR AFTER MARKET EQUIVALENT TO OEM. PORT AND POLISH IS ACCEPTABLE OF INTAKE AND EXHAUST PORTS. NO REVERSE FLOW ENGINES.

10. STEEL FLYWHEEL OPTIONAL.

11. FLAT HEAD MILLING IS PERMITTED, MUST BE OEM HEAD, NO ALTERING THE HEAD ANY OTHER WAY.

12. STOCK BORE +.030 OVER.

13. SINGLE BARREL CARB. UNLESS OEM PUT TWO BARRELS ON THAT ENGINE.

14. RACING OR PUMP GAS ONLY ALLOWED, 110 OCTANE MAXIMUM.

15. NATURALLY ASPIRATED.

16. FRONT WEIGHTS TO NOT EXCEED 7 FEET FROM CENTER OF REAR AXLE.

17. FRONT CRANK SHAFT MUST HAVE RETAINER BOLT AND WASHER IF RUNNING WITH STARTER PULLEY. 

 

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OLD STEAM & GAS CLUB SPORT STOCK GARDEN TRACTOR RULES.

SPORT STOCK CLASSES: 12 HP AND UNDER - 1000# & 1050 #

16 HP AND UNDER - 1050# & 1100#

1. STOCK BORE +.030 OVER

2. CAMSHAFT .330 LIFT MAX AT VALVES

3. STOCK VALVE DIMENSIONS, STAINLESS STEEL VALVES ALLOWED.

4. FOUR BOLT RODS ALLOWED.

5. NO CRANKSHAFT STROKING OR POP UP PISTONS, PISTON CAN NOT POP OUT ABOVE BLOCK, STEEL CRANKS ALLOWED.

6. NO REVERSE PORT ENGINES.

7. HEAD MILLING IS PERMITTED, NO WELDING OR ALTERING THE HEAD, MUST BE STOCK HEAD, NO RECAST OR BILLET HEADS ALLOWED, NO RELIEVED BLOCKS, PORT AND POLISH ALLOWED, CAN CLEAN UP AROUND VALVE AREA BUT CAN NOT GO INTO CYLINDER.

8. SINGLE CYLINDERS ONLY.

9. CARBURETOR SHALL BE NO LARGER THAN STOCK 30 CARB. W/1" VENTURI.  NO SPACERS OR VELOCITY STACKS ALLOWED.  MUST BE OEM CARBURETOR.

10. OEM FACTORY IGNITION SYSTEM, CHEVY POINTS ALLOWED, ELECTRONIC IGNITION ALLOWED.

11. FLYWHEEL, CAST IRON W/FINS MUST HAVE 1/8" STEEL OR 3/16" ALUMINUM ALL THE WAY AROUND.  CAST W/PLASTIC FINS OR STEEL CAN RUN STOCK SHIELD.

12. OEM MANUFACTURED BLOCKS ONLY.

13. PUMP GAS OR RACING GAS ALLOWED 110 OCTANE MAX., NO ADDITIVES OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED.

14. OPEN OR LOCKED REAR ENDS PERMITTED.

15. TIRE SIZE MAXIMUM OF 26X12X12, CUT TIRES AND ALUMINUM WHEELS ALLOWED.

16. 13" HITCH HEIGHT

17. 52" WHEEL BASE, W/OEM TRACTOR FRAME.

18. TRACTOR MUST HAVE WORKING KILL SWITCH THAT SHUTS OFF IGNITION AND FUEL PUMP.  SWITCH WILL BE LOCATED WITHIN RANGE OF 6" EITHER SIDE OF THE CENTER OF THE BACK OF TRACTOR, EASILY ACCESSIBLE.

19. DRIVER MUST WEAR "DOT" APPROVED HELMET.

20. ENGINE MUST HAVE SCATTER SHIELD ON STARTER SIDE, ON INLINE CONCEPT.

21. FRONT CRANKSHAFT MUST HAVE RETAINER BOLT AND WASHER IF RUNNING WITH STARTER PULLEY.

22. FIRE SUIT RECOMMENDED.

 

 

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OLD STEAM & GAS CLUB OPEN CLASS GARDEN TRACTOR RULES.

1100# & 1150#

1. ENGINE WILL BE NO MORE THAN 3 CYLINDERS.

2. LIMITED TO ONLY KOHLER, TECUMSEH, KAWASAKI, BRIGGS, ONAN, YANMAR, KUBOTA, GEO, OR HONDA MANUFACTURERS. NO AUTOMOTIVE OR MOTORCYCLE ENGINES.

3. ENGINE WILL BE NO MORE THAN 77 CUBIC INCHES.

4. NO INTERCOOLERS.

5. ENGINE MODIFICATIONS ARE PERMITTED BUT LIMITED TO RODS, PISTONS, CAM, AND FUEL SYSTEM.

6. HEAD WORK IS PERMITTED (STOCK HEADS ONLY). NO OVERHEAD CAMS.

7. INJECTOR AND INJECTOR PUMP MODIFICATIONS ALLOWED. NO BILLET INJECTOR PUMPS. (MUSE BE OEM PUMP FOR THAT ENGINE.)

8. TURBO CHARGING IS PERMITTED BUT LIMITED TO ONE TURBO ONLY. TURBO WILL BE FITTED WITH A SHUT DOWN GUILLOTINE ON THE COMPRESSOR INLET SIDE OF THE TURBO. EXHAUST "L" OF TURBO MUST HAVE MINIMUM OF 5/16 CROSS IN ELBOW WITH EXHAUST TO DISCHARGE VERTICALLY.

9. ELECTRIC FUEL SUPPLY PUMP IS PERMITTED WITH POSITIVE POWER WIRE TO HAVE DISCONNECT AT REAR OF TRACTOR.

10. NO PROPANE OR NITROUS OF ANY KIND WILL BE PERMITTED.

11. STOCK FRAMES OR STOCK APPEARING FRAME RAILS WITH FULL HOOD, GRILL AND SIDE SHIELDS WILL BE PERMITTED. NO TUBE FRAMES. CHASSIS MAY BE MODIFIED TO ACCEPT ENGINE UP TO 56 INCH WHEELBASE.

12. MUST USE A LAWN MOWER REAR END/TRANSAXLE. NO CUT DOWN AUTOMOTIVE REAR ENDS OR PANZERS.

13. FULL METAL SIDE SHIELDS TO COVER ENGINE AREA (MINIMUM 16 GAUGE STEEL OR 14 GAUGE ALUMINUM).

14. MUST RUN 5/16 INCH CABLE AROUND OIL PAN OVER TOP OF VALVE COVER IN A COMPLETE CIRCLE CONNECTED WITH AT LEAST 2 CABLE CLAMPS.

15. STEEL FLYWHEEL REQUIRED.

16. CLUTCH ASSEMBLY AND FLYWHEEL MUST BE SURROUNDED 360 DEGREES WITH 1/8 INCH METAL OR 3/8 INCH ALUMINUM.

17. 8 FEET FROM CENTER OF REAR AXLE TO FRONT MOST PORTION OF WEIGHTS.

18. 13 INCH HITCH HEIGHT.

19. 26 X 12 X 12 TIRES MAX. PRO TIRES ALLOWED.

20. DEAD MAN THROTTLE REQUIRED.

21. KILL SWITCH DEVICE MOUNTED ON REAR OF TRACTOR MUST DISCONNECT POWER TO ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP ALONG WITH ACTIVATING TURBO GUILLOTINE.

22. MINIMUM OF 1 POUND FIRE EXTINGUISHER REQUIRED.

23. WHEELIE BARS ARE REQUIRED, SAME SPECIFICATIONS AS ALL OTHER CLASSES.

24. ENGINE BLOCK MUST HAVE FACTORY CASTING MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBERS, NOT GROUND OFF.

25. DOT HELMET REQUIRED.

26. FIRE SUIT RECOMMENDED.

27. DUE TO THE MUTLIPLE MANUFACTURERS OF COMPACT DIESEL ENGINES, AND THE DIFFERENT CUBIC INCH SIZE IN EACH, THERE WILL BE A BORE/STROKE RESTRICTION OF 77 CUBIC INCHES. THE COST AND TIME OF PULLING A HEAD OFF A TRACTOR IS NOT SOMETHING WE WANT TO DO. THIS WILL ALLOW THE DRIVELINE AND TRANSAXLE TO LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF POWER THAT CAN BE PRODUCED.

Direct questions to: Brett Wright (740) 404-5143 or (740) 323-4067

Or Andy Prouty (740) 502-4244