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Old 01-25-2005, 02:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Someone needs to invent a plow that I can attach to the front of my Scooby. It doesn't need to be all fancy and hydraulic...just a solid piece of plastic/metal that I could use.

Imagine it...back the car into the garage at night...in the morning, attach the plow to the front end (via the ingenius mounting system) set it to the desired angle, and simply put the car into a low gear and push the snow directly across the street into the front yard of the house over there. One simple motion to remove the bulk of the snow in the driveway. Then just back right back into your driveway and remove the plow. Shovel up the rest of the mess and you're done.

I imagine it could save a ton of time and I'm pretty sure that we've got enough torque to be able to push a decent amount of snow directly out of the driveway, we'd have good traction to start with coming out of the garage too.

I suppose I could've put this into the "ultimate outback" thread, but this is something that seems more universal. Perhaps our friend who makes the custom front-end Brush/Bull Bar system can design some sort of adapter for a plow system...

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Seriously people, someone has to make this happen! It would rule!
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Perhaps, instead of a plow, a 2-stage snow blower that attaches to the front end. Instead of pushing the snow, throw it out of the way.
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Someone needs to invent a plow that I can attach to the front of my Scooby. It doesn't need to be all fancy and hydraulic...just a solid piece of plastic/metal that I could use.

Imagine it...back the car into the garage at night...in the morning, attach the plow to the front end (via the ingenius mounting system) set it to the desired angle, and simply put the car into a low gear and push the snow directly across the street into the front yard of the house over there. One simple motion to remove the bulk of the snow in the driveway. Then just back right back into your driveway and remove the plow. Shovel up the rest of the mess and you're done.

I imagine it could save a ton of time and I'm pretty sure that we've got enough torque to be able to push a decent amount of snow directly out of the driveway, we'd have good traction to start with coming out of the garage too.

I suppose I could've put this into the "ultimate outback" thread, but this is something that seems more universal. Perhaps our friend who makes the custom front-end Brush/Bull Bar system can design some sort of adapter for a plow system...

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I like that! Perhaps the guy that makes the off road bumpers could design a simple snow blade that would quickly attach to his off-road bumper.
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Snowplow, why not just run a pressurized fuel line from the gastank and have a spark plug to create Subzilla! The first flame throwing Subaru designed to clear snow quickly.*


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Not very environmentally or politically correct. But it would look cool at night!
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Perhaps, instead of a plow, a 2-stage snow blower that attaches to the front end. Instead of pushing the snow, throw it out of the way.
Actually I was thinking about getting one of those El Cheapo snow blowers to put in my car. A buddy of mine carries one of those in the back of his Dodge during the winter and it really comes in handy when people need pulled out of the stuff. Heaven forbid I ever have to use it to pull the Hero Wagon out
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maybe we need to add a PTO option to the Ultimate OB, for running snow throwers and various ag implements.....i can see it now, plowin the back forty with the XT......
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Actually, I'm thinking of now, that my flame thrower could serve two purposes, not only could it plow snow, it could also prevent the "Pooping" as in the thread about the Subaru pooping slush in the garage. One would have to get some asbestos sidewalled tires and heat-resistant paint, but just a second or two of flames in the wheel well will easily solve all the pooping problems.

I'm a genius! Nevermind that I couldn't find the light in the rear wagon compartment for the life of me.



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