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by SandTazzem
Thu Sep 08, 2005 9:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Many Facets of The Endangered Species Act
Replies: 1
Views: 579

Thats good reading... I suggest giving it a good look.
by SandTazzem
Mon Jul 25, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Off Road Sand Dune Nationals...
Replies: 8
Views: 1259

This has been considered by many a promoter... Just curious if you can remember who ? Lots of money to be made... Im sure there could be... with a generous donation and/or use fee to the BLM. I just envisioned ESPN signs and support from manufacturers that supply sand cars for raffles could make a ...
by SandTazzem
Sun Jul 24, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Off Road Sand Dune Nationals...
Replies: 8
Views: 1259

Off Road Sand Dune Nationals...

Sounds interesting huh ? I have been watching these shows on tv for years. Mud racing, Skate boarding, bicycles, and even lawn mower racing. Why... oh why isnt there an event for off road sand racing. Rails on a 1/4 mile, and/or a timed course and the same for quads. It seems to me that the best pub...
by SandTazzem
Tue May 31, 2005 6:16 pm
Forum: Moses Lake
Topic: Memorial day report 2005
Replies: 0
Views: 7835

Memorial day report 2005

"No Alchohol allowed" posted everywhere. After last years insane event the police said something had to be done. I fully support the police and the hard work they have to do. with that stated they were extremly effective at keeping the dunes very quiet. They had a police bus, 3 state patrol cruisers...
by SandTazzem
Sun May 15, 2005 9:33 am
Forum: Moses Lake
Topic: Grant sheriff seeks sand dune alcohol ban
Replies: 5
Views: 6871

If you have ever been to Moses Lake on Memorial day weekend or any other major holiday you'll notice that maybe 1/2 of the people there are actually riding/driving some sort of ORV. The rest of the poeple are usually teenagers that come there strictly to party. The local police always have their han...
by SandTazzem
Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:51 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Stella awards...
Replies: 3
Views: 696

heres the link to the website.

http://www.stellaawards.com

Read on and see that it may be false information. I still can't tell yet.

But it did give me some ideas :shock: oh nevermind. I would get judge Judy or something and get yelled at instead of getting rich. 8)
by SandTazzem
Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Stella awards...
Replies: 3
Views: 696

Stella awards...

The Stella Awards. Ive seen this before and felt it worthy of posting. Sorry if its been posted before but i couldn't find it in the search. It's time once again to review the winners of the Annual "Stella Awards." The Stella Awards are named after 81 year-old Stella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee o...
by SandTazzem
Thu Apr 07, 2005 5:56 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Need some help...
Replies: 1
Views: 1122

Need some help...

Hey, I have a small "project" im working on and I have a question that perhaps someone can answer for me. Ill make this short and simple. I have a 2 stroke motor out of a 1983 CR480R dirt bike. I want to use this motor in a custom ORV that is like a Odysee or a Pilot. Heres the question. Can i repla...
by SandTazzem
Fri Jan 07, 2005 7:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I confess...
Replies: 6
Views: 924

Ha... 3 welds... lets hear the story. I broke 8... count em 8 on a nasty landing (crash) off the lip at Moses Lake. Shocks flying... the screaming...The painfull moaning... The flagrant cursing... The frantic yelling and shouting...Then i got out of the rail and just weeped uncontrollably! :oops: I ...
by SandTazzem
Fri Jan 07, 2005 7:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The most expensive Sand Car?
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

Nice pics Bailey, The thing that got me about a Ferrari motor and trany is the obvious need for regearing of the trany. I couldn't see doing 180MPH+ across the sand. But with a regearing and correct adjustments i could see it may be possible. I know very well that you could put almost any combinatio...
by SandTazzem
Thu Jan 06, 2005 7:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The most expensive Sand Car?
Replies: 8
Views: 1905

The most expensive Sand Car?

Just curious... I've heard tale of someone putting together a Manx car powered by a Ferrari motor and trany and ran it at the drags at Glamis... somewhere im not sure of the exact date and time. It was said that the combination cost of the motor/trany, car, and chrome in total was about 239 Large......
by SandTazzem
Thu Jan 06, 2005 7:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OK... My Cell Service is TOO Good at Glamis!
Replies: 22
Views: 2092

yep Steve, Your either a very important man or you have a series of chicks on the side.. Or both ! In either case i suggest counsuling for your problem, And leave the cell off untill its REALLY needed. Like beer or pizza :lol: Not meaning to kick you in the junk but you talk more than my girl does a...
by SandTazzem
Wed Jan 05, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sand Cleaning Machine ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2111

Hey thanks for all the information. I did a general google search for the same things and found many sources. Looking at what the websites had im pretty darn sure that what i saw was home made. It would seem that it would be possible to make such a device and do it much cheaper than the prices ive s...
by SandTazzem
Tue Jan 04, 2005 7:44 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sand Cleaning Machine ?
Replies: 19
Views: 2111

Sand Cleaning Machine ?

Hey, I thought i saw this in here at one point and was just curious if anyone had any info on such a thing. At Moses lake i saw a guy with a "contraption" being drug behind him. He had one of those 4 wheel drive hunters quads with a device that looked like a grass catcher from a riding lawn mower. I...
by SandTazzem
Tue Jan 04, 2005 7:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Doctors: Don't let your kids ride all-terrain vehicles
Replies: 22
Views: 3428

I do believe that children should be supervised while on the dunes. (period) I have been the witness to a very tragic accident at Moses Lake involving a small child riding a small 50cc quad... looking one way and not paying attention. A bigger kid was coming over a lip and in full wheelie stand. A l...
by SandTazzem
Wed Sep 29, 2004 7:28 pm
Forum: Sand Lake Oregon
Topic: A good warning...
Replies: 1
Views: 4392

A good warning...

Watch the open containers in Oregon. Officer Garcia stopped by our lil camp and was prepared to offer us a ticket in exchange for the beers we had in our hands. I never saw the little sign by the restrooms and was quit suprised... I sweet talked my way out of the ticket. And just stay in the RV now....
by SandTazzem
Tue Feb 24, 2004 6:56 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thieves suck,
Replies: 30
Views: 2269

Voice wrote:I've always wondered why a storage lot was not responsible for theft.
read the fine print... :roll:

Just like your car insurance... :shock:

Jim
by SandTazzem
Mon Feb 23, 2004 6:46 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: What were they thinking!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2456

Is ignorance of a law or rule and adequate justification....

NO ! 8) Ignorance is just...ignorance !

Jim
by SandTazzem
Mon Feb 23, 2004 6:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thieves suck,
Replies: 30
Views: 2269

Actually... I install and service computer driven security systems at numerous storage facilities. The systems that i work with have 2 - 200 GB storage drives capable of storage of up to 2 months... non stop. Covering 18 cameras with sound on each cam position. I am sad to hear that the older "out-o...
by SandTazzem
Sun Feb 22, 2004 9:55 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: EFI engine questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Thanks for the help Jason, I think ill start with an EGR bypass and then see what happens. I plan on taking it down to a friend of mine at the local ford dealer and he said there are tricks and things to get around some sensors. Ill get back to you and let you know what happens. I will take it out s...
by SandTazzem
Sat Feb 21, 2004 9:01 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: EFI engine questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Ok, I took down the list of all the components i have installed as of now. As i said before the engine runs fine right now. Engine is naturally aspirated - no turbo at this time. EEC type IV computer The following are hooked up... Fuel injector banks Idle control selenoid Throttle position sensor Ai...
by SandTazzem
Fri Feb 20, 2004 8:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What's your weapon of choice when camping?
Replies: 45
Views: 2635

Your dog put's it's faith in you to care for them. Your the Alpha. It trusts that you know what's best and will follow your lead no matter what. Don't let them down. Please keep your dog inside! I have been camping all my life. I have never had a problem with my dogs in my campground... or on guard...
by SandTazzem
Thu Feb 19, 2004 8:00 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Welding Tips
Replies: 35
Views: 20423

snewbank wrote:I'm building a Baja Bug for the sand. I was going to buy a Class 11 rollcage but I think I'll build it myself now.
Good luck with it. Im sure the practice has helped.

Jim
by SandTazzem
Thu Feb 19, 2004 7:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What's your weapon of choice when camping?
Replies: 45
Views: 2635

well, In our camping group we have a friendly pitbull named "broadie" he is almost always harmless... unless you get near his food which is oddly placed near the beer cooler... :shock: And we also have a 85 lb blue healer called "taz". He hates everyone but the girls. He loves the females... guys ar...
by SandTazzem
Thu Feb 19, 2004 7:30 pm
Forum: Oregon Dunes
Topic: Night riding??
Replies: 4
Views: 4255

Hey, Myself and some other sand rail and quad type people will be heading down to Winchester on the Memorial day weekend. We plan on being there on that wednesday the 26th ? i beleive. Is this a good time to be there to get a good spot ? Is it still 5 bucks a day for sand camping ? Thanks... Jim
by SandTazzem
Thu Feb 19, 2004 7:19 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: EFI engine questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

Thanks very much for the help... The computer is a ford. My mechanic said pretty much the same thing. It may just come down to unpluging electrical lines and blanking stuff off untill it runs worse or just as you said... loop it. The main reason why i was asking was due to the amount of "stuff" on t...
by SandTazzem
Wed Feb 18, 2004 10:06 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: EFI engine questions
Replies: 9
Views: 1389

EFI engine questions

Hey people, I was just curious if anyone in here has knowledge about EFI engines. Heres what i have. 2.3 litre, Multi-port, EFI motor that came out of a car. I installed it and got the computer all hooked up. It runs just fine but it still has all the original components on the motor. Like the follo...
by SandTazzem
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:22 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Look what followed me home.
Replies: 152
Views: 12064

WOW,

Unholy Flurpin Shnit ! What are you gonna call her? Aerial ? 8)

You go boy,


Image


Jim
ASA Member/Supporter
2.4 Sand Rail
Honda CR480R

If men had periods, they'd brag about the size of their tampons
by SandTazzem
Mon Jun 02, 2003 6:05 pm
Forum: Moses Lake
Topic: Deputies to log sand dunes vehicles this weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 3751

Well i didn't see any cops at the entrance because i set camp Thursday around noonish by the lake. I must say that for what the Grant County Sherrif's Dept has to deal with they were all very professional as always. Even took away a guy who lives 3 blocks away from me for DWI, riding W/O a helmet, o...
by SandTazzem
Thu May 15, 2003 4:57 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Welding Tips
Replies: 35
Views: 20423

Yes i agree with jim, Using a bucket of water on a part does not help ! If you are using Argon then let it cool off by itself. its not horseshoes in the movies :oops: If at all possible use an inert gas like argon. There is no need for that Anti-splatter in a can when using Argon. And clean the area...
by SandTazzem
Wed May 14, 2003 7:58 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Welding Tips
Replies: 35
Views: 20423

Welding Tips

Hey people, I wanted to share a few things i have learned with welding. Maybe save some people some time and money and because im in the sharing mood. If you own your own welder then you should already know this stuff. Most of what i've learned has come from my unlce (he welds for a living). First o...
by SandTazzem
Fri May 09, 2003 6:46 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: tell me what you think
Replies: 7
Views: 854

looks great. good start. I will be posting a few questions in the near future relating to sand rails and aviation fuel. thats stuff is pretty flamable you know :oops: Good luck with it all, http://www.truwayranch.com/ASA.gif Jim ASA Member/Supporter 2.3 Litre EFI Sand Rail Honda CR480R My wife says ...
by SandTazzem
Fri May 09, 2003 6:26 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Oh I wish I could send this
Replies: 12
Views: 1886

I got some of those before. some day in the future we will be able to find out who they really are like a caller id. Untill then we have to deal with that kinda stuff. the sad thing is that even if he gets just one person to send him money then he (or it) wins. Im really getting tired of the god peo...
by SandTazzem
Thu May 08, 2003 8:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Just figures!
Replies: 13
Views: 1029

Sure sounds to me like a f-up on someones part. I agree with Guy. Did they charge you for those repairs ?


Image

Jim

ASA Member/Supporter
2.3 Litre EFI Sand Rail
Honda CR480R

If men had periods, they'd brag about the size of their tampons
by SandTazzem
Mon Apr 28, 2003 6:37 pm
Forum: Moses Lake
Topic: Memorial day getting close !
Replies: 0
Views: 3757

Memorial day getting close !

Hey yall, Been gearing up for yet another moses sanity vacation (or is that insanity). If you have never been to Moses Lake on Memorial day weekend then you havn't TRULY been to moses lake. I won't bore you with details but you should be there if at all possible. Bring your Rail, Quad, or monster tr...
by SandTazzem
Wed Feb 26, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Murphy's Laws of Duning
Replies: 15
Views: 1097

If it smells like fear then yer probably to close to the toilets. :oops: Stop.... Put down the beer, and the girl. take a break and think. If the answer dosn't hit you within 10 minutes then you probably should have sand sex (couples only), then a beer. then im sure the answer will hit you. (you lau...
by SandTazzem
Tue Nov 26, 2002 7:08 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thurston County OHV CLOSED !
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Just to fill some of you "out of staters" in on the impact this has... its Huge. The ORV Park has numerous camp sites. It has an oval flat track for moto-carts, A sand drag strip, grand stands, A very testing motocross track, BATHROOMS, hills, mud, all the OHV enthuisiast needs to get it on ! Heres ...
by SandTazzem
Tue Nov 26, 2002 6:57 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Thurston County OHV CLOSED !
Replies: 5
Views: 661

Thurston County OHV CLOSED !

A huge loss for Washington state, Thurston County Commisioners voted 2-1 to close the Off-Road Vehicle Sports Park West of Olympia because of liabilities. environmental problems, costs and low local use among other things. County commisioners Cathy Wolfe and Kevin O'Sullivan said they voted to close...
by SandTazzem
Sun Nov 17, 2002 9:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Quote of the Day
Replies: 29
Views: 1820

i have many, none are favorites. It depends on the circumstance, but ill share a few. If men had periods, they'd brag about the size of their tampons. <my wife> It's been lovely, but I have to scream now. <my passengers> Don't steal. The government hates competition. <my accountant> Due to recent cu...
by SandTazzem
Sat Nov 16, 2002 2:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Checkered Flags
Replies: 2
Views: 508

I was suprised that even up here in Washington The ASA is recognized. I was asked by a few people what the ASA is and was glad to tell them about us and our beliefs. The more people know the better off we are. The best thing we can do is battle the ignorance. :roll: http://www.truwayranch.com/ASA.gi...
by SandTazzem
Sat Nov 16, 2002 1:52 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What do you run???
Replies: 21
Views: 1951

Well, I started with a VW 1500 CC (reliable but no power at all) Then to a 1800 CC racing motor (more power but old and unreliable) Now im using a 2.3 Litre Multi-port EFI, SOHC... much better. Seems the more i learn over the years the better and faster i go. :P I can't afford a Lexus motor or one o...
by SandTazzem
Wed Nov 13, 2002 11:03 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I love this!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1563

It hit me even today watching the local news. All those "peace loving", anti-war, radicals from the Middle East burning the American flag and showing the world such hatred and violence. It shows outright that in their ignorance they scream out in anger at the U.S.A., And they don't even understand i...
by SandTazzem
Sat Nov 09, 2002 2:43 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Ford,Chevy,Dodge...
Replies: 73
Views: 4747

Yep, One of my friends has a 2002 Dodge and that thing can tow all his toys and probably my F-150 with all of my toys too. :D This spring im either getting that 2000 Ford F-250 Super duty with the Triton V-10 or One of the Dodge trucks ( I havn't looked real hard at the newer Dodges). Chevy ? They s...
by SandTazzem
Sat Nov 09, 2002 9:57 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Four Stroke VS Two Stroke
Replies: 23
Views: 1290

well, I like my CR480R 2-stroke, That bikes low end is very much like the power of a 4-stroke but has the torque and response that lets me get somewhere quick if i need to. Sometimes to quick... :P If i want to go faster then i just switch to my 46 tooth sprocket instead of my usuall 54. but then i ...
by SandTazzem
Wed Nov 06, 2002 6:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Auto VS Manual !
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

well, I must be honest. I never even considered using an auto in my rail. I just assumed a stick would be better for my personal preference. I figured that the combination between the motor and trany would be best suited for my driving style and how i wanted to run. Its sounds to me like more persen...
by SandTazzem
Tue Nov 05, 2002 7:01 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Auto VS Manual !
Replies: 11
Views: 1067

Auto VS Manual !

Hey people, So whats better in your opinion. Automatic or Manual transmissions? I have seen many more automatics out there in the last couple of years and was curious if the automatics are better suited for bigger dunes (like Glamis). Or is it just a preference thing ? No clutch... :lol: I run a 4 s...
by SandTazzem
Sat Nov 02, 2002 9:33 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Just curious...Who are you?
Replies: 225
Views: 22527

Hey People, I am 35, im from Washington state in the Tacoma area. I have a 1983 Honda CR480R motorcycle. (an oldie but a goodie). I am not as ambitious on it as i used to be. I usually have to work on Mondays. :( I started with a basic 1500 CC Volkswagen Sandrail many years ago after a few friends g...
by SandTazzem
Sun Oct 06, 2002 6:11 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: “I just need some SAND”.
Replies: 20
Views: 1993

Well, Its kind of ironic that while you all down South are gettin ready to go, We up North are closing down. Getting ready for the rains and snow. Putting the toys away. Making our list of changes for next spring. Remembering what a great summer we had up here and all the great times at the dunes. E...
by SandTazzem
Sun Oct 06, 2002 5:59 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Whats the difference ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1831

Doh, Sandemon, that did read kinda weird. I meant no floor boards. This is what it looks like. http://www.truwayranch.com/Cb1.jpg I hope that helps to clarify. :D http://www.truwayranch.com/ASA.gif Jim ASA Member/Supporter 2.3 Litre EFI Sand Rail Honda CR480R Friends dont let friends drive naked... ...
by SandTazzem
Sat Oct 05, 2002 9:36 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buggered bolt heads
Replies: 10
Views: 1806

Well, If you could not remove the bolts with the methods you used so far i would try the following... 1. since the heads of the bolts are shot. cut the heads of the bolts off. then remove the covers. then try an alternative method like vice grips. if you try anymore work on stripped heads you may do...

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