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Old 02-03-2010, 11:55 PM   #1
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Out and about this past weekend, I had this truck come next to me and I glanced over, and noticed this bad *** VW snow buggy on board. The yellow one in the front didn't look nearly as cool IMO.

Figured I would snap some pictures, seeing I actually had the camera in the car for once.

I assume its on its way somewhere, not in CT. Maybe Alaska? lol

Really. Where the **** do you use this **** anyway besides Alaska?
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Really. Where the **** do you use this **** anyway besides Alaska?
Anywhere you want to ski and there's no lift.
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SICK. I was playing around in one of these during the "BIG" snow storm this year on the golf course I work at in Old Saybrook:

(not me...just a google pic)

Tracked vehicles in the snow are a blast.
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I pretty much need one of those to complete my life now, thanks Vash.
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This may be a cheaper solution for those times when you just can't penny up for a snow buggy:

English Russia A Solution for Many Many Snow
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my grandfather has an old WWII M29 closed-cabin "weasel"... Its soo bad *** and its armored too! He put a 357 into it for more umph tho. I need to find the pics...
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Omfg do want. Thanks for sharing, vash. So i wonder what its officially called.. or is it a kit?
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I want this:
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I want this:
That is pretty damn awesome...

I want this!
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Looks like it was made back in the 60's by a guy in Sweden. The VW emblem is for the motor it uses, rather than it actually being a VW.

Here's the link I found - Snow-Trac.com

Here's a video on them, but be warned, it has terrible music and I can't understand a ******* thing the guys are saying. But all the other videos were just 20-30 second clips of them driving by.



EDIT: I could totally handle living Ken Blocks life. Snowboard park/mountain in your backyard.....what!?
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This thread is complete win.
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That thing looks tuff. Whenever I see a snowtrac I think of The Shining.

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They're called Snowcat's, and used a bunch here in Canada
Snowcat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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