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SCCA Nomex suit 98' rules

I need a rules clarification racers,
	There is a proposed rule change for the 98' season regardign Nomex
suits.  Previously for Rally racing, you only needed a single layer Nomex
suit.  Under the new rules, you need a Nomex suit with a SFI-2/5 rating or
whatever it is.  This means you need a 3 layer Nomex suit or a single
layer suit with Nomex Underwear.  
	Question is, do these go into effect NOW or not untill the 1999
season.  They were going to go into effect in 1998 but I heard that they
have been postponed till 99'.  Anyone know for sure.  
	Oh, and is Nomex underwear uncomfortable?  Never worn it before.
I will be racing this summer as a Co-Driver/Navigator in a 5ktq.  Need to
get a suit but want to make sure I get one thats legal.  

OH, and what about Pro-Ban suits or whatever.  Many of the ones I have
seen have the same ratings as the single layer Nomex suits but I have
heard that SCCA doesnt accept these as legal suits.  Whats up with that.

	Thanks again for any help or leads to used gear.  I think I found
a single layer Nomex Suit but still need a helmet that is SA-85 or newer.
Preferably newer.  I have a 7 3/8 sized head.


	Todd Phenneger   aka: Zarati
	1984 4000s quattro / New Red Paint
	2.5" Borla SS Exhaust  /  Boge Turbo Gas Shocks
	15" Wheels & 205/50 ZR15 Bridgestone RE-71s
	Considering a Turbo Conversion  :)