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Sherlock
02-24-2004, 02:21 PM
Having trouble getting around this winter?... Check out this neat "car" from Alaska graemlins/thumbsup.gif

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2462403648&category=6737

Sherlock
02-24-2004, 05:15 PM
Sorry Tony,

This one is going as a no-reserve, so the high bidder takes it home.

Enough snow down in Alabama to use it?

tony barnhill
02-24-2004, 05:47 PM
No snow in Alabama...but I remember my Polaris 440 was several thousand back in the '80's!! I'll be interested in it if we buy a place in Alaska this summer....

Winston
02-25-2004, 04:56 AM
That is a beauty, eh?

Sorry to all the Canadian BCF members for that shot. Just could'nt resist.

Winston 67TR4A IR$

tony barnhill
02-25-2004, 04:58 AM
Listen, were I still living in Alaska, I'd buy that in a heartbeat!! Hey, if its still available when I get to Anchorage, I'm gonna look him up! & if we do buy a cabin in Homer, Alaska, it'd be perfect...when we lived in Alaska before we had a great snowmobile & this would be ever better!

catfood
02-25-2004, 05:15 PM
I wouldn't mind giving this one a go, not sure if it was made for snow though. Still, my son, James thought it was the coolest car on show....

Snow Landy? (http://www.zen12556.zen.co.uk/bmiht8big.jpg)

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Sherlock
02-25-2004, 05:26 PM
Neat picture graemlins/thumbsup.gif But that Metropolitan would go faster still.

Actually I believe there is a company (I think Japanese?) that can convert any road vehicle to tracks like that. Although I think they almost always use SUV's, and they also use tracks that are about the size of the original tires.

My understanding is that the company in question just converts the wheels and axles, keeping the engine and everything else intact as is. Although I wonder what else might need to be converted with perhaps the transmission to run tracks like that.