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    i actually have always thought that a VX with snow-trax would be amazing...

    i talked to a guy about em one time, until i heard the price-tag, then i stopped dreaming
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    I love it, would be something on a VX, but I bet it would take factory money to actually pull it off. Plus I don't need the sno-cat stuff here in Florida unless we switch to Global Cooling. I haven't even been able to afford Moab yet and you guys want me to imagine a sno-cat VX. Oh well it's nice to dream.....
    So I said to myself, I said "Handee"
    and this voice came back and said..
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    Awwww Yehhhhh...it's been kicked around a time or two...

    http://www.vehicross.info/gallery/sh...55/ppuser/1293

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    That is SWEEEEEET "!!!!!! i'm amazed that the trax are able to cope with the speed. I still dont know how they stay flat ???? and dont rotate (if you know what i mean?? )
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    Way cool video. I get a feeling the Trax don't like bare pavement, because of the way he slowed way down on the bare pavement portion and in garage. Like CrotchRocket mentioned, I too was amazed of how they handled the sideways torque in the corners without derailing. Still; on a 100% snowy environment, it would be fun (until you hit a snow-covered hidden tree stump; ouch). Although, it looks very expensive $$$$$.

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    Ken Block never fails to amuse me. Kinda cool seeing what the trax would look like on my STi though.
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    I'm sure that there are other manufacturers, but I think Mattracks has been around for a while. I have no idea how they keep the tracks from spinning around, but they've apparently worked it all out.
    http://www.mattracks.com/html/88_series_model.htm
    If you notice they don't list prices anywhere. I guess it's the old saying: If you have to ask you can't afford it." I've heard estimates that go from $10k to $14k a set.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MSHardeman View Post
    I've heard estimates that go from $10k to $14k a set.


    and they have additional support bars that go to the bottom 2 sides of the triangle to keep them down....with their own suspension.

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