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    Smile Ready to Push Some Snow






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    Nice, I wanna make one for my E-Revo.
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    you need a 4wd Jato..... good job, man.
    I made a stud tire for my monster truck.

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    Just chained my talons yesterday only cost 5 bucks.
    what do you do to dry your car after running outside?

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    spray WD-40 all over before the run, and blow it w/ air compressor & hair dryer after.
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    Ya we'll see how well it actually grips even with the chains. As for drying my car I usually wipe it down with a towel and then blow it off with compressed air.

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    I just let it dry itself Waterproof
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    outta curiosity...
    shouldnt the plow extend past the wheels... other wise u will be driving on the unplowed surface? raising the front up ?
    i'm from texas... so i dont know much about snow..
    been there bought that

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    we got over 1ft of snow here(Seattle), 1st time in 4 yrs.
    I'll run my Jato w/ paddle tire on later today.
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    usually a plow would be angled pushing all the snow off to one side
    and yes it would work a little better if it was the width of the front end
    im not sure how practical it would be to use this as a snow removal device
    im thinkin any excuse to force yourself out in the cold to run some nitro

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    just got 12 inches thrusday and 5 more last night
    i cant wait to try those chains
    how well do those studded tires grip on concrete?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zfmrchnt
    how well do those studded tires grip on concrete?
    the round head screw is not very good on icy street, I will change to hex head later, should be better.
    here's the video,

    http://www.youtube.com/profile.php?do=editpassword/revofast
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    sweet drifting with the savage

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    we use to use hex screw on our dirt bikes... in texas we just get ice for a couple of days...
    been there bought that

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    Ya it should be the width of the wheels, but the scrap of sheet metal I found in the garage wasn't that wide lol

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    Nice idea, I do live where there is snow and, the blade needs to float (move up, not so much so down) freely, you have it hard mounted and you hit a stone or something sticking up solid and you going just stop...
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    i took my jato out today with paddles no good. there is a layer of ice on the snow = no go. just spun out .

    jato needs 1 in spikes here in auburn wa im tellin ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by js4544x4
    i took my jato out today with paddles no good. there is a layer of ice on the snow = no go. just spun out .

    jato needs 1 in spikes here in auburn wa im tellin ya.
    I ran mine too.... the paddle is good on powder snow, not on ice. try again tmr.
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    Nice...... kinda looks like those bfc monster energy drinks.
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    Ran the chained up talons on a ice snow mix and they worked great
    Seems like a lot of extra weight and power needed to move them but once the engine warmed up it was tearing threw the snow.
    Just spins out on concrete

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    Ya the chains are awesome, on pavement/hard packed snow they are worthless, I also added a link going outward to the cross sections so they are flying around, burned two tire marks in a sheet of ice lol. It was really cold outside today -4*F. I also made some skis, but they suck, on pavement and hard packed snow or ice the car doesn't turn unless your going very slow, and on unpacked snow it just sinks in, so back to the drawing board on those...

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    are you in the midwest?
    -30 with wind chill this last weekend
    the temp stayed around 0

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    Ya, Illinois, I ran it today, not to bad, I just kept it inside until the second I was going to start it then brought it outside, also had the head wrapped in aluminum foil. The hard part was operating the remote with gloves on lol

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    I made my snow "chain".........ha.



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    what do you have over the filter, i know you want to keep it dry but that looks very restrictive as for air flow

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    It looks like he used a plastic cup or something like that. I just taped shut the refueling hole in the front of the body and have the body on and that works to keep snow off of the filter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zfmrchnt
    what do you have over the filter, i know you want to keep it dry but that looks very restrictive as for air flow
    I ran the Jato few days ago w/ std foam filter, the snow block the filter became an ice. Can't run! so, I cut the little plastic cup as guard to cover the front & side. the air can go in from the back, is OK for air flow.
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    still snowing outside........... will run it when the snow stop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by forbes
    outta curiosity...
    shouldnt the plow extend past the wheels... other wise u will be driving on the unplowed surface? raising the front up ?
    i'm from texas... so i dont know much about snow..
    Lol we only get snow in houston once every 4 years or something like that, and we got some like 2 weeks ago.

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    people down here in texas cant drive for crap in snow and ice, lol. it drives me nuts! the last storm we had in ohio last year when i was there was over 28in in 2 days, and yes you are expected to go to work in that kind of weather.
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    bet if they lived in Montana they would learn real quick like, can be doing it for 6 months a year some times. roads get so snow pack and ice even with plowing they end up using road graders to clear the streets....
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    I put chains like that on my Grasshopper when I was about 12 years old for the snow in Minnesota and it worked great!!!!!!!
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