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4.9.7 DRIVELINE ENCLOSURE All vehicles. In all vehicles where entanglement in rotating driveline components is possible a driveline enclosure over is required. Full Chassis Sedans: Rear wheel drive vehicles with fabricated (non-OEM) floors (full chassis type Sedans) must have the Driveshaft enclosed to the following minimum specifications; • 360 degrees of enclosure. • 3.0 mm (1/8 inch) thick Steel plate or 1.27 mm (.050 inch) thick Chromoly 4130 or Titanium. • Securely mounted to the frame or frame structure covering the front universal joint. • Minimum length is 305 mm (12 inches) measured from the centre of the front universal joint. Altered Vehicles: Altered vehicles fitted with rear suspension may use a two-piece driveline enclosure to the following minimum specifications: •

360 degree enclosure.

3.0 mm (1/8 inch) thick Steel or 1.27 mm (.050 inch) thick Chromoly 4130 or Titanium.

Must cover both front and rear universal joints and extend 152 mm (6 inches) from the centre of each universal joint.

4.9.8 REAR DRIVELINE SHIELD Vehicles with rear Universal joints. On any vehicle in which the driver sits over or behind the rear axle centre or over the Tailshaft/ Driveshaft a suitable protective shield is required. The specification of the protective shield is as follows; •

360 degrees of enclosure.

3.0 mm (1/8 inch) thick Steel plate or 1.27 mm (.050 inch) thick Chromoly 4130 or Titanium.

Securely mounted to the rear axle centre and the frame, Bellhousing or transmission in front of the universal joint.

Where possible, couplers are recommended in place of universal joints. Vehicles with Driveshaft Couplers: •

1.6 mm (1/16 inch) thick Aluminium.

Must contain an inspection cover for removal and inspection of the coupler.

Securely mounted to the rear axle centre and the frame, Bellhousing or transmission in front of the coupler, or as noted in Class Regulations.

GENERAL REGULATIONS

For straight couplers, the driveline shield minimum specification is as follows;

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