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Rover: Tracks or Tyres? Answered

Hi guys,

I'm building an adaptable rover system which should be designed to go over rocky/muddy terrain (just imagine the basic farm environment). As i am doing this for an A level project, can you help me decide whether tracks or normal wheels would be better?


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iceng (author)2017-09-19

Best rock vehicles I have seen were four independent suspension 4 wheel drives..

To drive in mud, a wide tall tire with ridges does very well..

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liquidhandwash (author)2017-09-19

Argo make 6 and 8 wheel ATVs that you can fit tracks to. Have a look at this and see what you think.


It comes down to what terrain you will be using you machine on.

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