PTPA Pro Stock 4 X 4 Trucks


1.  Weight Class 6200 lbs

2.  Truck body must be complete with hood, doors, and bed.  The bed must have the floor in place or a top cover in place.  No fiberglass bodies allowed.  All DOT window glass must be in place

3.  Weight box or weight bracket is allowed to be 193'' from the center of the rear axel to the front of weight.  Weights can not be more than a  maximum of 60 from the center of the front axel.  Weights in the bed must be secured.  No weights are allowed in the cab.  

4.  Any DOT approved tire allowed.  Maximum Tire Size 36 X 16.  Tire Sharpening allowed, no more than 3/32'' (0.093) clearance in backside of tread.  No cut, grooved bar tread, or tractor type tires allowed.

5.  Pump gas or racing fuel allowed. No alcohol, Nitro or Nitrous allowed.  Any truck that is equipped with a Nitrous bottle, it must be removed from the truck.

6.  Open headers allowed.  Exhaust must discharge under the truck to the rear.  No side or down discharge of exhaust toward the ground allowed.

7.  Any intake manifold and single carburetor combination allowed. Single carburetor may be any size.  No Sheet metal intake manifolds allowed.  Engine must be naturally aspirated, No supercharger or turbocharger allowed.

8.  Kill switch or breakaway switch required within 24 of hitch point.  All kill switches will be tested at the scale for proper operation.  Kill switch must kill the engine and any electric fuel pumps.

9.  Trucks with Standard transmissions must have a steel flywheel and a blow-proof bell housing or S.F.I. blanket.  All automatic transmissions must have an S.F.I. blanket.

10.  Drive Shaft loops for the front and rear drive shafts and U-joint shields are required.  All U-joints must be shielded 360 degrees with 3/8 aluminum or 5/16 steel.  All shields must be 6 long minimum and must be centered over the U-joints.  The inside of the shield must not be more than 2 larger then the U-joint.  Each truck must have 1 loop for the front drive shaft and 3 loops for the rear drive shaft.

11.  All drive line components must be for 1 ton and under trucks.  No drop boxes or reversers.

12.  Maximum hitch height allowed is 26 from the top of the hitch to level ground.    (Hitch can be lower) Hitch must be a receiver type-towing hitch or a special constructed pulling hitch.  No bumper hitches.  Hitch must be rigid in all directions with a minimum of a 3 to 3 1/2" opening.  No vertical hitch or openings.  From point of hook to centerline of rear axle shall be no less than 30% of truck wheelbase and shall not slope any greater than 33 degrees to hitch point.  No hitch supports or adjusters.  If the hitch is fastened to the rear axel housing it shall be above the center line of the rear axel.  The Pivot pin of the drawbar can be no further forward than the centerline of the rear axel.

13.  Suspension modifications are allowed.  Any blocked or solid suspension must be safely fabricated and securely fastened to the frame as determined by the tech inspector. No Springs required

14.  Each truck is required to have an ABC fire extinguisher in the cab and within reach of the driver.  Extinguisher must be a minimum of 2 lbs.

15.  Driver must wear a fire suite (jacket and pants), helmet and must wear leather boots or SFI type fireproof shoes while pulling.  Driver must wear a seat belt while pulling.

16.  Truck must have operating brakes.

17.  Truck must have rear bumpers at least 8 vertical in height and with a maximum height of 24 off the ground

18.  Each truck must have a fan shroud and the Radiator must be ahead of the motor between the grill and the engine.

19.  No gas tanks, fuel lines or batteries allowed in the truck cab unless factory installed.  If a fuel cell is used the replace the original tank, the fuel cell must be securely mounted in the bed of the truck and shielded entirely by .60 Steel or aluminum.  A fuel tank may be mounted in front of the truck between the weightbox and grill of the truck.

20.  Axle shields are required.  Shield to be .060" thickness steel or aluminum.  Shield not to be mounted to axle ends or hub bolts.  A single hole may be cut in one to allow locking of hubs.