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« Reply #3660 on: August 20, 2018, 08:59:01 PM »

I wish you all the luck you deserve. A vehicle like that will run in the Classic Category and the 311 will be at the bottom of the C engine class. A dual purpose car will be very difficult to make competitive in the 230-240 mph range.

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« Reply #3661 on: August 20, 2018, 09:14:03 PM »

Yeah. C/Pro I would guess. Depending on what your plans are for the bodywork. Puts you up against 370 inch Monzas and such. Tough group.
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« Reply #3662 on: August 20, 2018, 09:48:01 PM »

Ouch sounds a bit out of my reach.  The car is an 84...whats the cut off for classic?   200+ seems a bit out of my reach monitarily wise.  Maybe ill just focus on making it there and back at this point
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« Reply #3663 on: August 20, 2018, 09:50:09 PM »

USFRA's 150 Club?  https://www.saltflats.com/I50_Club2015.htm

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« Reply #3664 on: August 20, 2018, 11:38:51 PM »


Thanks for the  response...looks like this or even the 130 class.  I'll poke around that website more.  I have no idea what this car would do
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« Reply #3665 on: August 26, 2018, 10:53:46 AM »

Take it to WoS and get your first taste of salt in the 130 Club.... unfortunately after you are hooked.... that "a bit out of my reach" thing will start to fade away.... say goodbye to your savings.....
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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #3666 on: August 29, 2018, 11:14:12 AM »

Take it to WoS and get your first taste of salt in the 130 Club.... unfortunately after you are hooked.... that "a bit out of my reach" thing will start to fade away.... say goodbye to your savings.....
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Got the rule book the other day...yikes even if I drop down a size class the record is still well north of 200.  Definitely a bit out of my reach.  The 130 class seems to fit my needs just fine
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« Reply #3667 on: August 29, 2018, 03:42:10 PM »

Greg....Told you this was the place...you have a question someone will have the answer for you!
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« Reply #3668 on: August 29, 2018, 10:53:21 PM »

130 Club is not easy... Hope to see you there  cheers
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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #3669 on: September 06, 2018, 02:22:22 PM »

Hello
My name is Craig Hansen, I am building a 1950's Triumph Pre-Unit 650 to run A/VG 750 Class
I am Retired, and have been riding motorcycles all my life, Looking forward to my Rookie Run 2019
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« Reply #3670 on: October 31, 2018, 10:19:48 PM »

Hi all, my name Joe Nelson, from the Seattle, Wa area. Have been wanting to participate in LSR at Bonneville since I was a kid.... finally have the time and money to give it a try, at 55 yo. Smiley
I would like to give it a shot with both a classic (pre 1981) bike, a 1980 Suzuki GS1100e in the 1350cc production class. And, I just bought an old pickup truck specifically for LSR, a 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 standard cab, 2wd, with the Cummins 5.9 diesel. Would like to run this one in the production class also, either at the stock 5.9 liter size, or possibly pump it up to a 7 liter or 426ci if the rules allow. Anybody on here know what the the particular rules are for both my bike and truck? Current records?
The truck will looke just like the Banks/Cummins truck they ran back in 1997. I think they went 141 mph. I'm sure that has been bumped up considerably since.....
Thanks, JN
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« Reply #3671 on: October 31, 2018, 10:55:33 PM »

Joe, do you have a SCTA/BNI Rulebook?  That is the first step toward you goals.  A lot has happened in the Pickup Truck classes in the last 20 years. 
Good luck with your quest...
See ya on the salt  cool
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MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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« Reply #3672 on: October 31, 2018, 11:30:23 PM »

No, where would I get a hard copy of the rules book?
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« Reply #3673 on: November 01, 2018, 06:06:50 AM »

     On the homepage here click on SCTA-BNI or USFA under organizations at the top left of the page.  Both organizations run under the same rules at their events on the Salt and recognize the records set at each others events.  BMST is a motorcycle only event and have their own classes,rules, and records.

     Fair warning - being on the Salt at any event under any organization is very likely to lead to addiction!

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« Reply #3674 on: November 01, 2018, 10:20:40 AM »

The records can be found here
http://www.scta-bni.org/bonneville-records.html

I would suggest get a rule book now... even though it will be a little outdated, so you can get started.  Then join the BNI after the first of the year to get a new rulebook, pit pass, the ability to run Bonneville at a SCTA event, poster, patches and stickers. 

If you want a smaller, more laid back event than the big show, join the USFRA.  Same rules, same records, same salt... long weekend event in September instead of August

 The BMST is the all bike event, usually around the end of August, first of September.  They run on AMA and FIM rules.

Of course, my preference is race at all of them... and I do.  cheers
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Red Hat 228.039, 2001, 65ci, MSA Bockscar Lakester with a little N20 
MSA Bockscar Lakester #1000 my fastest mile 245 and change, 84 ci turbobusa motor... but Corey's 233 MPH H/BFL record is still 3MPH faster than mine.
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