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Offline sandhopper2

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rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« on: September 27, 2018, 10:08:53 AM »
Looking at a dragster that has very old cert from 1992 , I know it will need some updates , but where in socal do you get the recert done and any ideas of the cost ? Do you need the engine in it ?


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Re: rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2018, 12:22:27 PM »
I just had my FED re cert done last night at my house in Lakeside (near San Diego). $235.Quick and easy but mine just expired a couple months ago. I don't think the engine has to be in it. NHRA Chris Forsyth did the inspection.

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Re: rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2018, 07:50:58 AM »
I do not know about NHRA Div. 7, but here in Div. 3 you can get your chassis re-certified at the end-of-year Division E.T. finals. Maybe a call to their offices could help you. I have found that to be the cheapest place to have it done.

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Re: rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2019, 07:47:30 AM »
If I don't run faster that 9.99 do I really need the cert ?

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Re: rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2019, 07:38:42 PM »
If I don't run faster that 9.99 do I really need the cert ?

No. I slowed my old Logghe car down to run slower than 9.90 and have had no problems running it with no cert. But they still check for a safely built car i.e., current belts, clothing, trans shields, carb covers, external shut off, yadda, yadda...

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Re: rear engine dragster re cert in Ca
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2019, 08:29:50 AM »
Thanks , I don't want this to be unsafe just not sure if the cert will get done soon