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Old 01-29-2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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ATRAC sucking

2:50 in the video is ATRAC at work. ATRAC vs no ATRAC. and 5 spd vs automatic. Just a little video of an offroading trip that happens to show how ATRAC works. Enjoy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drXU_TNdSq8
 
Old 01-29-2012, 06:28 PM   #3
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Looks more like a heavier vehicle vs. a lighter one.....
 
Old 01-29-2012, 06:41 PM   #4
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We need another thread discussing A-TRAC.
 
Old 01-29-2012, 06:43 PM   #5
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No crappy music in my video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNXFv...37ExTbP0qgQYrb

Notice that ATRAC stops working above 3mph when the locker is engaged.
 
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We need another thread discussing A-TRAC.
what is an a trac :P is it them old tape thingys
 
Old 01-29-2012, 07:10 PM   #9
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Old 01-29-2012, 07:24 PM   #10
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No crappy music in my video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNXFv...37ExTbP0qgQYrb

Notice that ATRAC stops working above 3mph when the locker is engaged.
Sooo was ATRAC engaged when it finally made it over?
 
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Sooo was ATRAC engaged when it finally made it over?
No I took it with some speed so that's how I made it over. I made it over once with just ATRAC but I didn't record it. The dirt was real soft so going over the first time disturbed it enough to where I couldn't make it.
 
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Old 01-30-2012, 05:33 AM   #15
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Well its nothing more amusing then watching ATRAC ridden truck trying to climb a pebble on the trail. Its like watching a few months old baby trying to walk. It huffs and puffs, it stumbles, it rocks back and forth. Then after 15-20 minutes it finally conquers the pebble and you hear a squeal in the CB (I made it).
I usally wait for people to made over few pebbles before I move, its hard to hypermile while offroading because all that stop and go traffic.
 
Old 01-30-2012, 05:50 AM   #16
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I'm no David K, but A-Trac seemed to do what it was designed to do. It got him over everything. Not saying its the shit, but it did work. X2 on the county music :thumbsdown:
 
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Old 01-30-2012, 10:20 AM   #18
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I'm no David K, but A-Trac seemed to do what it was designed to do. It got him over everything. Not saying its the shit, but it did work. X2 on the county music :thumbsdown:
Yeah it works great for what it is but it isn't a locker. Some people are just scared of technology is all.
 
Old 01-30-2012, 10:30 AM   #20
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Yeah it works great for what it is but it isn't a locker. Some people are just scared of technology is all.
Ya, this is very true. But I wouldn't say it sucked in the video. Actually seemed to work pretty well.
 
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