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by speedy
Thu Feb 21, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep paddle Tire Recommendations
Replies: 32
Views: 17087

I kind of late on this thread however here are my impressions with the jeeps in the dunes, First a friend of mine has a cj 5 with a 300 horse gm small block turbo 400 488 gears all locked up. He runs 16.50 big brother paddles on 18 inch wheels at 8 psi which measure at about 33 inches tall and 33x12...
by speedy
Tue Dec 19, 2006 8:45 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unlawful Gathering
Replies: 71
Views: 10265

ITS BEEN AWHILE SINCE IVE BEEN TO OLDS ON HOLIDAY WEEKENDS SO AS READ THIS THREAD I AM ASKING MYSELF ARE THE LEOS STILL DOING THE PINCH POINTS ON SAND HIGHWAY I FELT THAT THIS TATIC DID A PRETTY GOOD JOB OF KEEPING ALOT OF THE BAD ELEMENT AWAY. I HAVE TO SAY IF THE LEOS CANT SPOT A TRUCK GOING DOWN ...
by speedy
Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:46 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Recent News Release from the CBD, PEER, ETC.
Replies: 17
Views: 2452

I remember going to the public hearings a few years ago when NECO was being developed, of course everyone was opposed to NECO. I remember the spokesman for the BLM at that time was Tim Salt and during the hearings his big speel was NECO was the preferred plan because if they didn't do something the ...
by speedy
Thu Feb 02, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Letter are needed - BRC ACTION ALERT
Replies: 2
Views: 936

DONE!!
by speedy
Wed Feb 01, 2006 8:26 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Ogilby Road Camping
Replies: 29
Views: 7700

I will be back for presidents. Last trip was new years is was soft on the trail around the tower just make sure you keep up the forward momentum in that area. If you have 4 wheel drive lock it in prior to just to be safe.
by speedy
Wed Jan 25, 2006 10:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: abolish the OHV commission.
Replies: 7
Views: 1528

DONE!!!
by speedy
Sat Jan 21, 2006 7:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Imperial Valley wants more restrictions on the dunes
Replies: 19
Views: 3304

I have been riding in alot different areas this year but none of them are as good as the dunes.. The north dunes have become way to crowded. The off weekends even look like the holiday weekends of the past due to the growth of our sport. I love the dunes but unfortunetly feel that I can no longer sa...
by speedy
Tue Oct 18, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Dumpsters
Replies: 25
Views: 4262

The dumpsters are badley needed. Its nice to say haul it in haul it out, however most trips I end up with a full truck load of trash that I pick up from other dune users who leave there trash behind. I for one can not haul that much trash home therefore myself and other considerate dune users need a...
by speedy
Wed Jul 27, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Phoenicians going sand crazy - is Pismo worth it????
Replies: 12
Views: 5953

i will be making the 9 hour drive first thing friday morning pismo is worth the trip if for nothing else to get a break from the heat. If you go with multiple families even better. There are alot of good things about pismo. I do my share of ridiing when I am at pismo, but one of my favorite activiti...
by speedy
Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Generator noise article - what's your take?
Replies: 59
Views: 5890

there are alot of people complaining of generator noise I myself hate the noise of my own generator but sometimes have to deal with it. There will always be people running their generator at the worst time this will not change. I have been looking to the after market to install a quieter muffler on ...
by speedy
Wed Aug 18, 2004 8:45 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 500 - Cylinder
Replies: 10
Views: 2905

Duncan Racing is probably one of the best with the LT500 they recommend the case be re worked for the main bearings due to the aluminum in the stock case is weak which causes the spun bearing. The Brass shims are only a temporary fix and not the optimum way to go. I believe there was an article on t...
by speedy
Mon Aug 09, 2004 7:09 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sound Limits For Boats....California / Havasu Crackdown
Replies: 10
Views: 1820

This is an interesting topic I really don't have any issue with the noise, however it is very curious that the waterways and offroad areas have been targeted by special interest but the rapidly growing industry of custom choppers have not. Why is this ??
by speedy
Sun Jun 27, 2004 10:14 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: New Suzuki
Replies: 2
Views: 917

New Suzuki

I was wondering if anyone has heard any rumors about the new RMZ 450 that Suzuki is supposed to be developing. I am in the market for a new quad, I am considering the YFZ 450 but will wait if there is any chance that the new Suzuki will be released before the end of the year. So far these are the ru...
by speedy
Sat Jun 12, 2004 10:53 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: 86 Lt250r Clutch Problems
Replies: 4
Views: 2466

Sounds like your clutch will probably have to be replaced if this quad was stored in a standing position all the oil sits in the rear of the crankcase and over time the clutch plates will deteriorate. If you attempt to use them their is a possibility that the clutch plates could come apart during us...
by speedy
Sat Jun 12, 2004 10:44 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Not sure about my new bike's tuning...
Replies: 8
Views: 1467

The bills pipe is a much better pipe for bottem end power the pro circuit is a good top end pipe but my impression is that it falls on its face in on the bottom. The FMF is probably the best middle of the road pipe.
by speedy
Sat Jun 12, 2004 10:37 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: What do you do???
Replies: 3
Views: 2000

a good tip is to keep your sand toys covered when not in use if they are not covered during the night you wake up the next morning with everything wet with salt water due to the high moisture content in the air especially keep aluminimum and chrome clean as possible during your trip its amazing how ...
by speedy
Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:44 pm
Forum: R/V • Trailer • Tow Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2001 wanderer by thor 26 ft
Replies: 0
Views: 929

2001 wanderer by thor 26 ft

I have a 2001 wanderer by thor model 262TB this is a 26 foot box this trailer is in overall good condition I did have some past repairs however it is now in good working order. I am asking 11, 500 there is no onboard generator I do have a portable that I may be willing to sell with trailer if intres...
by speedy
Fri Jun 11, 2004 9:37 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 98 warrior
Replies: 0
Views: 759

98 warrior

I have a 1998 Yamaha warrior for sale this is my wifes bike its in great condition asking 3200 OBO If intrested contact me at mdntcrz@msn.com
by speedy
Wed May 26, 2004 6:32 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: NEVER NEVER NEVER BY A TAHOE OR THOR PRODUCT
Replies: 58
Views: 20474

I agree I currently own a 2001 26 foot wanderer by Thor and have had numerous small items which needed repair and the front fiberglass nose section has warped the warranty is now up however I attempted to correct these issues with Thor prior to my warranty expiring. Unfortunetly all I got was the ru...
by speedy
Sat May 01, 2004 4:10 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: goodbye to a friend
Replies: 8
Views: 1587

Thank you everyone for your responces a memorial was erected today just off the old Bradshaw trail just outside of Palo Verde in rememberance our friend.
by speedy
Fri Apr 23, 2004 8:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: goodbye to a friend
Replies: 8
Views: 1587

goodbye to a friend

This post is to say goodbye to good friend and co-worker who tragicly lost his life this week while riding his Yamaha Raptor in the desert between Palo Verde and Mesa Verde just outside of Blythe Ca. We will continue to ride on remembering your love for life and our sport. You will always be remembe...
by speedy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 8:16 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: BLM lead hike planned in the dunes
Replies: 12
Views: 1899

After reading this post and thinking about the BLM attitude toward the off roaders compared to what the BLM considers as hikers I became deeply offended at the fact the initial intent of the BLM was to offer a free hike, after all hiking as I see it is a form of recreation no different than any othe...
by speedy
Fri Feb 06, 2004 7:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: XM Radio question
Replies: 33
Views: 4952

I have the Delfi Skyfi system and initially used the cassete adapter which had terrible sound quality. I recently purchased the FM modulator same as the one pictured with the additional wires. Installation was pretty simple and the sound quality is now as good as any CD. The FM modulator was worth t...
by speedy
Sun Sep 28, 2003 4:05 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: ISDRA Compliance in Registration & Child Safety Certs.
Replies: 110
Views: 16368

Does anyone know if would be possible to obtain the certificate through an online, video, or home study course. If anyone knows of an organization like this any info would be greatly appreciated.
by speedy
Sat Sep 20, 2003 10:50 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Who's Up For a Start of Season Dune Clean?
Replies: 46
Views: 4883

I will be there that weekend from the 10th to the 13th we should have a pretty good size group of people I will be sure to let everyone one know about the cleanup
by speedy
Wed Mar 05, 2003 9:54 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Best width rim for aired down tires
Replies: 12
Views: 1522

I would think a 10 inch rim would break the bead easier when aired down The ideal thing would be bead lock rims if cost is not a major issue
by speedy
Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:22 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: My whip broke and I lost my flag....sheriff gave me a ticket
Replies: 114
Views: 8686

I had an incident similar to this in pismo I was riding a YZ 250 and some how the whip managed to get caught in the rear sprocket chewing up the fiberglass pole so I took the flag off tucked it between the strap of my goggles and helmet on the way back to camp I got pulled over for no whip the range...
by speedy
Thu Feb 20, 2003 9:23 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Kennys bar in the Desert
Replies: 12
Views: 2142

I go there at least twice a year during the winter months great place to just kick back and enjoy the day there are even live bands from time to time. The architecture and creativity that went into the construction is amazing I highly recommend making a visit.
by speedy
Thu Feb 20, 2003 9:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Presidents weekend, excellent!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 2420

I was camped next to the 1 tree in the middle of wash 9 and 10. I had the jeep with me would have been glad to help if I would have known.
by speedy
Tue Feb 04, 2003 9:24 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Lots of Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1504

Burning up four rotors in 1.5 years is excessive I think I would have rebuilt the calipers after the first brake failure. You can pick up the seal kit at any autoparts store for around 10 to 15 dollars. Braking vibrations and unusually hot rotors are a good indicator that the caliper pistons are sti...
by speedy
Mon Nov 18, 2002 8:38 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT250
Replies: 5
Views: 1291

I just finished going through my 88 Ive been pretty happy over all but the availability for aftermarket parts are pretty slim. I have to say I have been recently thinking about buying a raptor but if I do there goes my plans for a new 4 seater
by speedy
Wed Oct 30, 2002 8:04 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Your opinion please
Replies: 14
Views: 1919

Go to traderonline.com and click on cycles enter your search fields be sure to enter sandrail in the keyword box I have seen alot of nice looking buggies here for reasonable prices also if your willing to do the drive the Arizona search tends to have alot more available than Ca.
by speedy
Mon Oct 21, 2002 6:54 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Grease to seal air filter element
Replies: 14
Views: 2261

I have always had good luck with the marine grade grease that stuff is alot stickier than the multi purpose it could also be a plus in rain or mud
by speedy
Mon Oct 21, 2002 5:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Wash 10 Bridge
Replies: 22
Views: 2372

I remember having an air cartrige that was about 2 1/2 inches in diameter and 12 inches long in the cadillac that was used to inflate the collapsable spare somthing similar could come in pretty handy
by speedy
Thu Oct 17, 2002 7:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Greens Take over OHMVR Commision
Replies: 14
Views: 2011

OHV'rs have a good relationship with Gov. Davis!! That comment makes me choke since when has Gov Davis done anything good for multiple land use? I don't think decreasing the decibal limit on OHV's, appointing these 3 bone heads to the OMHVR, signing the Ca. clean air act and the many other bias deci...
by speedy
Tue Oct 15, 2002 8:01 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Weekend of Oct 12-13
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

It was a great weekend real nice weather not to crowded I managed to get my season pass it was all good til I blew the top end on my quad then on the way out to olds to pick up my quad I came along a guy who took a pretty bad spill on his 400ex so I loaded up his quad and took him to the ranger stat...
by speedy
Mon Sep 30, 2002 8:22 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: New Public Land OHV Sound Law
Replies: 17
Views: 2025

This law is going to severely restrict alot of riders which can not afford to go out and buy a new bike or quad just because there old 250R has no chance of meeting the requirement. Now I have to ask what am I going to do with my quad which has just become virtually worthless because of a pen stroke...
by speedy
Fri Sep 06, 2002 10:32 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Quad Paddle question?
Replies: 16
Views: 2358

Kenda has a new paddle called the Gecko it recieved a pretty good write up in dirt wheels awhile back haas any body had a chance to try them out they look pretty trick.
by speedy
Fri Sep 06, 2002 10:28 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: A Dilemma--New Quad for Little Guy
Replies: 18
Views: 1844

Stay away from the Baby Raptor!! This quad has super stiff rear suspension and super soft front suspension this is the exact opposite of how a quad should be set up. This design in my opinion creates a machine that is uncontrollable in many situations. I have been looking at the E-TON Viper 90 for m...
by speedy
Sun Aug 04, 2002 12:56 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: JB WELD STORIES (stolen from GlamisDunes.com)
Replies: 4
Views: 741

Handgrenaded the crank on my LT 250 knocking a hole in to the power valve chamber repaired it with JB weld by filling the bottom 25 pecent of the chamber get this that little mishap really picked up the horsepower so I made the decision not to replace the cases and here I am 3 years later still runn...
by speedy
Fri Aug 02, 2002 10:11 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: California Coastal Commission Article
Replies: 3
Views: 672

If this ruling is upheld how would it effect the ramps being graded in Pismo In the past it has been a hot topic brcause of the difficulties in obtaining the grading permit
by speedy
Mon Jul 29, 2002 10:01 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Golf Cart Batteries...Revisited
Replies: 10
Views: 1886

I just installed 2 6V batteries haven't tried them out yet I will let you how they worked out when I come back from my 10 day sand vacation.
by speedy
Mon Jul 29, 2002 9:42 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Firewood
Replies: 5
Views: 2177

Thanks for all the info but I have the feeling I will be getting out the chainsaw this weekend and doing some hard labor in the 115 degree sun.
by speedy
Mon Jul 29, 2002 9:34 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: NECO FEIS & Proposed Plan Released
Replies: 5
Views: 831

I got my copy today also the proposed plan is going to close alot of favorite desert riding areas especially around Palo Verde and the Chuckwalla Mountains. I remember the public comment session that I attended last year on this topic there was not one person in support of the proposed plan and stil...
by speedy
Fri Jul 26, 2002 4:31 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: Firewood
Replies: 5
Views: 2177

Firewood

I am looking for someplace that sells firewood in Pismo, anybody have any ideas. I will be there from 8/15 to 8/25
by speedy
Wed Jul 24, 2002 8:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: More Left Angeles Times Propaganda
Replies: 6
Views: 1006

Well if I was George W I dont think I would be extending California a helping hand, our state unfortunetly is way to liberal, just look at the SUV law our Governor just signed.
by speedy
Thu Jul 11, 2002 6:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PBS
Replies: 7
Views: 1057

well now I know its true Barbra Boxer just spoke on global climate change on C span2 she stated that Gov Gray Davis is going to sign the bill. I say its now time to speak out against Gray Davis after all it is an election year and my vote will be going to Bill Simmon
by speedy
Thu Jul 11, 2002 5:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PBS
Replies: 7
Views: 1057

PBS

Today at work a co worker told me PBS aired the Charlie Rose show with Gray Davis being questioned about AB 1058/1493 This co worker went on to state that Gray Davis stated that he is going to sign the bill into law and that gas guzzeling SUV's and Trucks are going to pay the price. Please post any ...
by speedy
Thu Jun 27, 2002 8:43 pm
Forum: Pismo Oceano Dunes
Topic: August 16,17,18 and 19
Replies: 3
Views: 1402

I will probably be between 5 and 7 just depends on how many people are on the beach. Ive had people pitch tents so close to my trailer that the nylon from the tent was actually rubbing against the side of my trailer. The tides shouldn't be to bad until around the 23rd I believe thats when the full m...
by speedy
Tue Jun 25, 2002 8:49 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: RADIATOR HELP PLEASE
Replies: 10
Views: 1560

Try jegs.com they probably have somthing you could make work for pretty reasonable it cost me just under 500 for an aluminum job that fit my TJ. Custom would have set me back about 800.

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