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SECTION 8: NOSTALGIA FUNNY CAR, ENGINE:1, FUEL SYSTEM (Page 43) (3RD Paragraph) (1/6/2012)
Maximum number of nozzles 24 (maximum 8 in injector hat, 16 in manifold). Y-nozzles may be used in lieu of individual nozzles in the manifold; limited to 16 nozzle jets. Down nozzles prohibited. Maximum fuel injector air inlet opening: 45 square inches measured at butterfly or throttle bodies, excluding cross shaft in fully open position. Fuel injector hat/scoops must be NHRA accepted prior to competition. No composite materials (i.e., carbon fiber/Kevlar, graphite, etc.) can be used in injector hat and/or scoop. Hat/scoop must be nostalgic in appearance, internal modifications allowed. Scoops limited to 12 1/2 inches above throttle body as measured from centerline of throttle shaft to top of scoop. The use of electric, pneumatic, or any other automatic way of switching or sequencing of fuel system is prohibited. Fuel system must operate on its own pressure as far as adding or subtracting fuel volume. Manual high-speed fuel system allowed. See General Regulations 1.5 and 1:6.
SECTION 8: NOSTALGIA FUNNY CAR, BRAKES & SUSPENSION (Page 45)
Four-wheel hydraulic brakes mandatory. Application and release of brakes must be a function of the driver; electronics, pneumatics, or any other device may in no way affect or assist brake operation. Hand brake, if used, must be located inside body or driver compartment. Carbon-fiber brake rotors used in conjunction with carbon-fiber specific brake pads mandatory on rear wheels. (mandatory on front beginning Jan. 1, 2012); all other materials prohibited. Carbon-fiber brake rotors used in conjunction with carbon-fiber specific brake pads mandatory on the front wheels of any car that runs 240 mph or faster. Once a car completes a run at or above 240 mph, carbon-fiber brake rotors with carbon-fiber specific brake pads must be installed on the car before it can make another run. Steel brake lines mandatory. NHRA-accepted fireproof brake-line covering mandatory on all (front and rear) flexible connection lines; see NHRA.com for a list of accepted manufacturers. See General Regulations 3:11
SECTION 8: NOSTALGIA FUNNY CAR, ELECTRICAL: 8 (Page 47) 1/6/2012)
Single Mag limited to single point-type only and single coil (no electronic mags or mag amp boxes allowed). Timing retard must be a function of the driver by mechanical or pneumatic means only. A positive ignition shutoff within the reach of the driver is mandatory.
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