posted on Jan, 28 2014 @ 11:45 PM
reply to post by Grimpachi
Yes it's pretty cool. I suppose there might be a limited market, but I carried tire "chains" around in my trunk for many years in case I ever
needed more traction, and I never did need them, though I wasn't doing any off-roading. They weren't actually chains but a more modern design using
cables, lighter and easier to install.
If you were trying to drive off-road, these tracks would be a lot better than chains, but my gosh did you see how much space they take up in the
trucks flatbed before installation?
At the end of the OP video click the lower left link to see the installation video. Also I'd say it took a lot of muscle to get the tracks out of the
flatbed and onto the truck. When you're done using them, I doubt most people could lift the tracks back onto the truck by themselves without risking
injury...they look pretty heavy, so you'd probably need help to remove them. In fact I'm not sure how you take them off...the video doesn't show
that part. It does show him driving around in them before the are secured, so obviously you can't just drive out of them. Maybe there is a locking
mechanism that permits that though.