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Old 04-27-2012, 11:40 AM   #1
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Snow Shoes for trucks

Snow shoes for our TW friends up North.


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Old 04-27-2012, 11:53 AM   #2
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Pretty neat!
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Nice. Wonder how much they are though. Seems like a much better alternative than the system that replaces your entire wheels.
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I like it, but I bet that trucks tie rod ends are shot now.... I would imagine most tie rod ends are not going to hold up, and if they do, your steering box will be shot.


I also want to see it actually go through some snow. I could drive right though that shit on bald tires.....
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:16 PM   #5
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that shit does not look like it would work i wonder how they are attached to the vehicle
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:34 PM   #6
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that shit does not look like it would work i wonder how they are attached to the vehicle
It looks like it somehow attaches to the lug nuts on the outside and there are chains on the inside. The rollers look like they keep the tire centered on the tracks.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:41 PM   #8
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That's cool.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:44 PM   #9
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Neat! The vid is pretty impressive. They put that truck through some deep snow and decent climbs. The device provides both traction and clearance.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:44 PM   #10
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Well I guess i can sell my snowmobile now.
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The description on the video said that this is just a promo video, they are not in production as of yet. Probably trying to get funding.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:54 PM   #12
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The description on the video said that this is just a promo video, they are not in production as of yet. Probably trying to get funding.
I am sure that video was well edited. THough should they ever perfect these, I will be all over em.
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Old 04-27-2012, 12:57 PM   #13
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Yeah but does it come in blue?!
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:16 PM   #14
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Neat! The vid is pretty impressive. They put that truck through some deep snow and decent climbs. The device provides both traction and clearance.

That snow wasn't deep enough to require devices like that.... I'm not sold on it....
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That snow wasn't deep enough to require devices like that.... I'm not sold on it....
There is a lot more adversity to overcome than simply snow depth when to gain traction in those conditions. They are on to something pretty cool in my opinion. Have you ever driven an ATV in snow using trax vs. tires?
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Meh

Interesting , but I'll stick to my dog team and trusty sled
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:52 PM   #17
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I also want to see it actually go through some snow. I could drive right though that shit on bald tires.....
Did you miss the foot of thick crap it went though? You wouldn't go one inch with bald tires.

Put those on a Taco instead of a 7500lb Full Size and it'll float over powder I bet.
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Did you miss the foot of thick crap it went though? You wouldn't go one inch with bald tires.

Put those on a Taco instead of a 7500lb Full Size and it'll float over powder I bet.
They probably only work on super duties.
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