Unbelievable low snow year here -- I will be trailering to some real stuff soon. But I was expecting to have 2-3 feet out in the back yard by now.
I got up to about 35 mph - I need to GPS a few runs to get a good top speed. Lots of drag in those tracks, so even though the sprockets gear me way down, 5th is pretty hard to pull. And I have the VW turbo diesel:flipoff2:
You and everybody else would be surprised - I am. Now, I am not able to move them at a stop, but as long as it rolls, it isn't so bad. It still a hand over hand style steering, but I can steer as quickly as I need to. Just kind deliberate. Luckily, they gear me WAY down, even with the rest of the gears still stock. This gives me time to make the turns, hehe. Figure the crawl speed of 15" tires ( the sprockets) and a diesel.
As for turning radius, not any worse than the not-so-great stock radius. I can get ful lock, anyway.
That does look pretty cool, did you custom make those yourself, or are they store bought? How much were they? I hear they work awesome in sand, saw a clip of a guy in a 3/4 ton Chevy with tracks going up "comp hill" in either Glamis or Pismo, cant remember which, and cruised up it like it was pavement. The ones he had were like $16,000 for a set
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