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How cool is this? The ultimate snowmobile

Discussion in 'All Terrain Vehicles' started by genxer36, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Jan 10, 2010 at 6:56 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 [OP] Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Video is 11 minutes long.

    This is a rare video of an invention that never went very far. Wait until you see the automobile version that is on here. 1926 Snow Tractor. Talk about ingenuity! This is a 1926 silent film (on video) of a tractor-snow-machine invented by Henry Ford, shown here driving it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBjlSJf4274
     
  2. Jan 10, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    Rakso

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    Nice, but it seem to be on hard packed snow.
     
  3. Jan 10, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    SamSter0077

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  4. Jan 10, 2010 at 7:23 PM
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    Silver 10

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  5. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    genxer36

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    You didn't watch the whole video. 3:24 in show soft snow.

    This machine is pretty amazing especially for its time.
     
  6. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    Ur snow-motor is weak.
     
  7. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    Never would have guessed that thing would do so well. Chris4x4, shouldn't you be building one of these soon?
     
  8. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    Jester243

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    That thing is amazing
     
  9. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    I've seen this technology used in modern day. That's a cool ass video.

    Marc M
     
  10. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    Keep in mind that at that time rubber was not quite a s good so there weren't tracks like today.
     
  11. Jan 10, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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  13. Jan 11, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    This one is cool too!![​IMG]
     
  14. Feb 25, 2010 at 10:37 AM
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