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Remember the High Performance Tug? UPDATED PICS

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by landsmasher, Mar 1, 2004.

  1. landsmasher

    landsmasher 1/2 ton status

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    LOL! IF you remember me showing you pictures of a high performance tug not too long ago you will appreciate the updated pics. The thing is running now and top speed is 30mph. LOL! It's got a 411 rear and only two speeds forward, one reverse. It's used to tow aircraft around...

    Note the "Air Foil" on the rear of the tug in the last picture.

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    damn man, whats it got under the rear?
     
  3. landsmasher

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    Not sure what kind of axle it has but I do know it's gerared at 4:11. When they get the wheelie bars on I'll take some more pics.
     
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    Well It may only go 30, but id bet it gets there in a hurry!

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    I bet you need to double up on ear protection when operating that thing
     
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    I bet you need to double up on ear protection when operating that thing

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    you may be a redneck, if you can drown out jet planes with your gokart.
     
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  8. landsmasher

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    Notice the ear phones hanging on the seat. They are for two things. The driver can plug into the aircraft and communicate with the pilot if there is one onboard and they also double for noise protection. Although the aircraft is not usually running while being towed but there are a lot of other running aircraft all over the place.
     
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    you may be a redneck, if you can drown out jet planes with your gokart.

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