Difference between IMPBA and NAMBA sport gas class

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  1. May 13, 2019 #1

    davetheacguy

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    I've been racing since 1979, I've been away from the Hobby since 1997. I've started running and racing again. I like the gas sport class, can one hull be raced in both IMPBA and Namba ? If Not Why ! Thanks !
     
  2. May 14, 2019 #2

    Lay26

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    it only works one way ....if you build a namba legal G1 sport as per namba rules you could go to any IMPBA event and run that same boat with no changes in LSG 27 and LSG 36 sport hydro but you cannot run a IMPBA legal LSG 27 or 36 in G1 sport hydro as the motor displacement makes them illegal
     
  3. May 15, 2019 #3

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    Also the IMPBA rules allow any engine within the displacement limits. The NAMBA G classeslimit modifications and require industrial style engines with one piece cylinders. The IMPBA rules are similar to the NAMBA GX classes except for displacement limits.

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  4. Jun 16, 2019 #4

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    I believe there is a transom measurement difference as well.
     
  5. Jul 3, 2019 #5

    Rudy Formanek

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    Canards are allowed in NAMBA SPORT HYDRO. NOTE:: Only gas sport hydro, not nitro sport hydro.
     
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    Bradley Maglinger

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    Canard Hulls are allowed in IMPBA Sport Gas Hydro as well.
     
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  7. Jul 3, 2019 #7

    Don Ferrette

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    Gas only in IMPBA, canards are NOT allowed in the nitro or FE sport hydro classes.
     
  8. Jul 3, 2019 #8

    Bradley Maglinger

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    thank you I thought I put Gas for Sport Gas class as the title says, I will edit it.
     

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