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by Ross & Alice
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:30 am
Forum: Misc • Gear • Tools • Buy & Sell
Topic: Front Diff off a 2007 GM 6.0 w/ ive shafts
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Front Diff off a 2007 GM 6.0 w/ ive shafts

Friend Chris did a custom job for one of the studios on a near new 2007, 6.0 GM truck and now has the front diff sitting on the floor of his shop with the front drive line. Has the electrics,, everthing to drop in plug and play. He'd probably take a way, way less than reasonable offer for the set-up...
by Ross & Alice
Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Fees: It makes me sad it divides friends.
Replies: 9
Views: 1617

Fees: It makes me sad it divides friends.

I can in no way, hold the ASA or Friends of Dumont or Pismo or Sand Mountain accountable that the gov't has imposed fees. But it makes me feel so bad that some people, especially people I hold in high reguard and respect blame certain other people and also blame the ASA or FoDD accountable for the f...
by Ross & Alice
Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:12 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 16-year-old killed in dunes
Replies: 47
Views: 9376

If we had a serious accident on the dunes or at the river we'd no doubt quit that activity. It's important to know what causes the serious accidents, and take it into consideration when duning. I see that m/c riders often have to keep their speed up to maintain control and stay afloat on the sand, m...
by Ross & Alice
Mon Dec 10, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Well, Well, Weekend Warrior and $5.532m CA Lawsuit
Replies: 52
Views: 11087

All things considered, we're still buying a new WW.
Floorplan, features,, we still like them.
by Ross & Alice
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Well, Well, Weekend Warrior and $5.532m CA Lawsuit
Replies: 52
Views: 11087

Are the problems corrected in the new units?
by Ross & Alice
Thu Dec 06, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Well, Well, Weekend Warrior and $5.532m CA Lawsuit
Replies: 52
Views: 11087

If you post this at Glamis Dunes.com Headinjury will delete it.
by Ross & Alice
Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SSSS, As good as ever,,,
Replies: 7
Views: 1647

SSSS, As good as ever,,,

We just returned from the Sand Sports Super Show in Costa Mesa. It's as good a show as ever. All the SandCar builders, accessory, suspension and tire peeps ect are there,, and seems all the toybox RV builders there in force too. Biggest Toyhauler presence I've ever seen in one spot. Some dealing, so...
by Ross & Alice
Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ASA BBS Not Being Utilized
Replies: 26
Views: 3854

I found no matter what anyone posts, some nit-wit will chime in with a contradiction, or left handed or negative remark. Many have tried to support the site,, but the idiots seem to run the good posters off. The most awesome duning legends with excellent advise and warm, helpfull personalities that ...
by Ross & Alice
Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:06 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Quad Thumb Effect
Replies: 16
Views: 8766

I put the Motion Pro twist throttle on my Wifes KFX and she loves it.
Cheap and easy to do, available at most all ATV dealers.

Everyone told us the sky would fall, and the sun wouldn't rise in the morning,, but it didn't happen.
Just one less rider with a sore thumb.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:18 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Check your shackles
Replies: 5
Views: 1971

Are a few shots of grease to the bearing buddie enough to lube the bearings?
by Ross & Alice
Mon Sep 10, 2007 3:27 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: So I was Shocked by the New Honda 700.
Replies: 7
Views: 2931

I'm sold to honda since always. I can't wait to try this trx700xx. for sure the weight is high, but it includes all fluids, even the fuel tank full. shouldn't be that bad. and I think it's more a ''sporty trail atv'' than a ''sport atv'' As I said, I can't wait to try it !!! :wink: Yeah, haven't ru...
by Ross & Alice
Sun Sep 09, 2007 7:58 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Generator Stories.
Replies: 15
Views: 2526

I'm familiar with yours, I've heard them much loud-der than yours Mike. Like anti-aircraft guns. To us we know it's important to the campers to have some power and it makes their trip more enjoyable, and the Honda and Yamis are so expensive. We lock ours with a New York Chain. Been safe for 8 years....
by Ross & Alice
Sat Sep 08, 2007 9:46 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: So I was Shocked by the New Honda 700.
Replies: 7
Views: 2931

So I was Shocked by the New Honda 700.

My Honda Dealer was heading out to the dealer show earlier this week. He mentioned that around 9 AM Thurs, the Honda website will feature the new 2008/2009 models. The New Honda 700 quad is cool, but 505 lbs is really brutal for a sport quad. The rear indy suspention should be nice with locking diff...
by Ross & Alice
Sat Sep 08, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Generator Stories.
Replies: 15
Views: 2526

Generator Stories.

I was servicing the generator in the garage today and the duning neighbors came up to chat. When ya have the Honda i's,, they all mention how quiet they are. Then the generator stories start. Yeah, it is very quiet. Folks with some kinds of generators 1/4 mile away drown it out I have one story, act...
by Ross & Alice
Thu May 31, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumont Dunes Technical Review Team Meeting
Replies: 5
Views: 7406

Any specific topics ?
by Ross & Alice
Thu May 17, 2007 7:18 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Intaglios of Jack *** Flats
Replies: 12
Views: 1924

There is a good portion of land in the area under jurisdiction despute.
BLM or Engine, it'll eventually be settled in court.

I'm told by a Local reliable indian that none of the indian tribes are native to the area, they were re-located there at the turn of the century.
It's a big argument,, damfino.
by Ross & Alice
Wed May 16, 2007 6:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Intaglios of Jack *** Flats
Replies: 12
Views: 1924

The Intaglios of Jack *** Flats

My 7 year old and I were driving our golf cart on a cool little trail we call "Laughing Skull trail". Laughlin Skull because it reminded my 7 year old of the trail in the Disney Pecos Bill Cartoon where the Cowboys are hot and drunk and the desert skulls all start laughing at them. We were heading t...
by Ross & Alice
Fri May 11, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: killing gophers
Replies: 11
Views: 2139

Our Gophers quit taking the traps.
Had decades of success.
We now use grants bait, on letuce in the MAIN (not side) tunnel.

This tells you all:
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7433.html

Our cat helps, but the problems is pretty big, we have to use the bait too.
by Ross & Alice
Mon May 07, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: The creek at Dumont
Replies: 7
Views: 5262

We drive in the water from time to time.
Some ignitions are grouchy when they get wet, so hold that thought.
by Ross & Alice
Wed May 02, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Compromise with the CBD & Sierra Club!?!?
Replies: 97
Views: 10067

Too much money in this for the Greenies.
It's a machine that can only be stopped in court.
Their cashflow is their main motivation.
Big salaries,, it's a machine feed by green money.
It's the only real green they care about.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Apr 18, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Don Imus
Replies: 25
Views: 3067

I watched Imus, never thunk he'd be the most famous man in America. We were tiring of him for a while, same old shitck, but we'll miss him. The bottom line is name calling. Say what ya like, but name calling will always trigger problems. His sports guy Sid Rosenberg was fired about 8 months ago for ...
by Ross & Alice
Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Rhinos • RTVs • Golf Carts
Topic: COSTCO 6V Golf Cart Batteries: Anyone use them?
Replies: 1
Views: 2871

COSTCO 6V Golf Cart Batteries: Anyone use them?

I realize Trojans are the best, but Trojans aren't very available here, and COSTCOS are only $61 each and available now.
Can anyone recomend the COSTCO's?

Thanks
by Ross & Alice
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Comin back - got questions....
Replies: 12
Views: 1493

Fullerton Sand Tire has the best advise in our humble opinions.
by Ross & Alice
Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Innovative Toy Holler design
Replies: 16
Views: 5247

Thats an oldie,, but goodie.
All over the place out here.
by Ross & Alice
Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:11 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: GO LOOK AT THIS!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 804

CBD makes good money through this kinda stuff.
by Ross & Alice
Sun Mar 18, 2007 8:02 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Banshee 500
Replies: 6
Views: 2993

Ya gotta admit,, pretty clever.
I'd sure as heck consider buying one if it were true.
by Ross & Alice
Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:37 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: YFZ 450 Break in?
Replies: 18
Views: 5434

Yamaha book says fully warm them up, run easy for 20 minutes, and let um cool back down.
Do this a few cycles, and for a few tanks of gas take it easy.
May as well.
It's a good way to familiarize themselves with the ride too.
by Ross & Alice
Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:43 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Green Gas?
Replies: 1
Views: 1611

Run it in the lawn mower, if it doesn't create big thick puffs of white smoke while running it's probably good.
Then ya blend it with fresh.
At least that's how I deal with it.
by Ross & Alice
Mon Mar 12, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: ToyHauler Poll
Replies: 33
Views: 10039

Most the questions we've asked about WW in Glamis Dunes.com have been deleted, and I didn't delete them.
Damage control?
by Ross & Alice
Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Wind break camping area
Replies: 3
Views: 3876

We've found the winds can come from any 360 degree direction, and camping next to drop-offs increases the velocity of the blow.
Other than that,, not much more to do that we know of.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Mar 07, 2007 11:55 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: ToyHauler Poll
Replies: 33
Views: 10039

I learned about the tire issue with my Raptor. It shipped with weak ***** 6 ply tires. I had a flat on the first trip out the gate with it. As soon as I got home I replaced them with Carlisle 10 ply's and so far so good (knock on wood). I fault Keystone for cheaping on the tires. 6 ply tires for a ...
by Ross & Alice
Wed Mar 07, 2007 8:00 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: ToyHauler Poll
Replies: 33
Views: 10039

We like WW, but they lack value and build quality and after sale Customer Service. They are trying to change what people percieve, but are they really doing the big changes needed in major build quality? Smoke and Mirrors? We're looking at the FTL 45,, but want to see if the quality issues are resol...
by Ross & Alice
Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Ford Cut Off By Diesel Engine Supplier
Replies: 4
Views: 2290

Latest Ford got a court order to continue suppling.

Wish they'd offer the Cummins or Cat like in Canada.

It'd take all the Powerstroke nonsense outta the deal once and for all.
by Ross & Alice
Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Finally A Conviction In Mickey & Trudy Thompson's Murder
Replies: 10
Views: 1615

Circumstantial evidence is good evidence.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:27 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: XM and Sirius Merger. Good Or Bad?
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

I pods are da way.

But,,, it was hard to get comfortable with XM.

No, they shouldnt merge.
I'm all for competition.
Looks what's happened with cell phones and cable TV.
It's boiling down to no competition anymore.

If they can't handel the market, then they should sell to someone who can.
by Ross & Alice
Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What spare stuff do you carry?
Replies: 5
Views: 966

Carry and extra sewer hose and connections (a little cheapie kit) Had to bust it out once,, so glad I had it. Extra extension cords, the heavy duty kind. The super thick zip wire ties. NASCAR rated Duct tape or gorilla tape. 2 spare tires. Extra lite bulbs For: Taillight Outdoor lite inside trailer ...
by Ross & Alice
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: KFX700
Replies: 12
Views: 4181

ChuckZilla wrote:I just want one of those motors for my golf cart or a single seat mini rail for my kids. :D
It'll be available in the upcoming Mule Sport edition.
Perfect match.
by Ross & Alice
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:20 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: a few observations this past weekend
Replies: 16
Views: 2280

Ya can't reason with Alcoholics, Alcoholic parents or dog owners.
by Ross & Alice
Sun Feb 18, 2007 2:32 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Daytona 500 Predictions
Replies: 29
Views: 3702

We' rather do a sport than watch it,, but having said that,, Look for Jimmy to give a good account of himself. Ya gotta beat Tony though. We may see Walltrip drive like his hair is on fire. His car can do it cheating or not,, it has the stuff and he might too. That's might. The Toyotas are steamers ...
by Ross & Alice
Sat Feb 17, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Are you a customer of Bank Of America?
Replies: 31
Views: 4502

My credit union rep said most the Southern Calif, Texas and Az Banks and Credit unions have been doing this for some time now.
Bof A held off until last.
by Ross & Alice
Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: So quiet around here
Replies: 17
Views: 1622

Pres Day Weekend.
Everything quiets down while everyone is preping for the trip to the dunes.
It'll pick up Monday nite / Tues morning when everyone returns.
by Ross & Alice
Thu Feb 15, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: train derail at wash 38 to 40
Replies: 28
Views: 6722

LoBuck wrote::shock: WOW, that is a pile up :!:

The pucker factor would be quite high if you were parked or camped close to the tracks.
I would camp at least 300 yds away from the tracks.
This isn't unusual.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 14, 2007 9:20 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 5ver Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4167

For some reason and only on a few posts, lately I can't see some of the pictures in a thread. Like I can't see that one and the other day it happened with that redneck looking RV that was going to show up in the washes and blend in. This is only happening at work and only this one and the rv one, w...
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:35 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 5ver Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4167

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by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 14, 2007 5:46 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: No more big blocks for the 3/4 ton Yukons
Replies: 24
Views: 6432

We have the 8.1 in our Sierra and we love it. Sorry to see it go. People get in and the first thing they love about it is no diesel clatter or stink. "Your truck is so quiet!" The 8.1 is still in production in the GM 5500 trucks, but goofy styling is killing the non-commercial sales of that line. A ...
by Ross & Alice
Tue Feb 13, 2007 3:49 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 5ver Tip
Replies: 13
Views: 4167

I got some pix, ok to post them?
by Ross & Alice
Thu Feb 08, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Taxes
Replies: 22
Views: 2501

$6 grand back on our Fed.
$700 on the state.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:29 pm
Forum: Ocotillo Wells
Topic: C 130 cargo plane
Replies: 5
Views: 4787

Sounds cool.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: Oregon Dunes Campgrounds
Replies: 2
Views: 3499

Thanks,
All booked the week of April 7th.
Looking forward to a super trip.
by Ross & Alice
Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:18 am
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: Oregon Dunes Campgrounds
Replies: 2
Views: 3499

Oregon Dunes Campgrounds

We're heading up there this spring break.

Discovery Points website won't load.

Anyone have their number and suggestions to other places to camp in the general area of Oregon Dunes in case they are filled?
Thanks.



Edited by Woodglue 02/07/07 @ 9:45a - Moved from the Wide Open Sand Forum.

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