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Unread 12-13-2008, 11:27 AM   #31
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Actually, in certain areas, you can get permits for them to drive on the road.
It puzzles me as to why these side-by-side quads arent street-legal in urban areas. When you see video or photos of countries like India, or the Phillipines there are jitnies(spelling?) crowding the streets-not Exploders or those awful Escalades with only one occupant. I wouldnt recommend getting one out on the freeway, but in-town or out in the rural areas they would be a big relief to traffic congestion. The state could also profit by making them a licensed vehicle. The way I see it; if you can drive a car legally, then why not a really small one not made by the "Big Three" ? As far as safety is concerned; Darwinism at its finest.....

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Unread 12-13-2008, 05:34 PM   #32
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It's all about safety. I wouldn't call one safe at any sort of speed, it looks like you'd roll one at any sort of speed. Plus, I wouldn't want to be in one in an accident. I know motorbikes are just as unsafe there, but they have the speed and the maneuverability to hypothetically GTFO of the way.

Although, in a lot of places, especially more remote ones, they are road-legal. I know in Yellowknife you can get road permits for side-by-sides (As well as quads with road tires), and Whitehorse is considering the same thing.
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Unread 12-15-2008, 03:54 AM   #33
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sweet, but I don't think its road worthy
Who cares? That things is schweet! But a 9-grill slot? 7 or 10...
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Unread 03-02-2009, 11:01 PM   #34
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well ford is build YJ type Jeeps in brazil you ma want to check it out troller.com.br ,Ford calls it troller t4 ,the Military model look like a willys.
I watch it in action on youtube, i find it helps me with my worrier over the future of wrangler.
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Unread 03-15-2009, 01:03 PM   #35
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Dump the transmission and the transfer case and go with 4 electric motors, one for each wheel. Saves weight and gets all of that junk out from underneath the vehicle.

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Unread 04-14-2009, 07:45 PM   #36
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id buy one!!
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Unread 04-14-2009, 10:33 PM   #37
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[QUOTE=sardog12;5256272]So you mean something between this:

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