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by FLYING TIGER
Fri Nov 21, 2003 9:18 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: IV Press 11/19: Patterson weighs in on BLM assault
Replies: 23
Views: 3539

Patterson fancies himself a poomans Michal Moore (the Bowling for Columbine, Rodger and Me jerk) Patterson can't get his book published, he can't get on network talk-a- thons,, so he's atempting a publicity grab in hopes to propel his agenda nationally. He's failing, but making a good living outta i...
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Nov 21, 2003 6:47 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Sand Drags on Thanksgiving?
Replies: 3
Views: 2176

Sand Drags on Thanksgiving?

Anyone know if there will be any this T Day??
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Nov 20, 2003 8:51 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Group Ride
Replies: 7
Views: 2349

RichB wrote:Depends how early/hung over we are :D
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Yea,, same here,, sounds like a good idea!!!!!!!!!
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Nov 20, 2003 4:50 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My annual (Belated) Veterans Story
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

Racerx63 wrote:Flying Tiger,

I have a question for you. Is it offensive to any veteran or military personnel to be saluted (military style) by a civilian?

Mike
I always took it as a compliment, as I believe most other do too.

Thanks for your kind remarks you guys,,

-Ross
by FLYING TIGER
Wed Nov 19, 2003 6:46 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My annual (Belated) Veterans Story
Replies: 6
Views: 1525

My annual (Belated) Veterans Story

Allright, so raise my rent, I'm late with my annual Veterans story for good reason. I was at Dumont on Veterans day, and I've been having trouble getting my SBC DSL internet connection up and running. So here's my belated story typed on my sons rickety, wood burning E monster 550 computer. I was onl...
by FLYING TIGER
Tue Nov 18, 2003 8:23 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumonts Wall
Replies: 3
Views: 1859

Dumonts Wall

http://www.hotboat.com/image_center/data/500/939PB100051-med.JPG I can't seem to upload pics in the asa gallery anymore. Perhaps this will change next week when I'm on DSL. This problem arose after the ASA site got hacked. Anyway, this pic is taken by me half way up the "Wall"; Dumonts comp hill. T...
by FLYING TIGER
Tue Nov 18, 2003 7:16 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: what can be wrong
Replies: 26
Views: 4330

Any wind is bad.

Side breeze, front, tailwind,,, it's all bad.
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Nov 17, 2003 6:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Great customer service sells...or not.
Replies: 29
Views: 3827

I'll gladly give practically anything to anyone in our group if it prevents them from shopping at the Glamis Store. I have cartons of paper cups, plates, towles, cases of oil, nuts, bolts screws, flags, extra milk, bread, and soda and beer,,, The store is off limits to anyone if I can bribe them out...
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Nov 16, 2003 9:39 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: day trip to dumont.
Replies: 4
Views: 1856

You guys are welcome to camp with us Darrin.

We'll be there T day, and over New Years too.

Ross Kathy Trev and Maren Turbo
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Nov 16, 2003 6:36 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumont this Past Veterans Day Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1979

You can ask for Headinjury at : 909 841 4761

I realize you live out of the area, but perhaps he can be of some help.
He's helped everyone else.

- Ross
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Nov 16, 2003 4:39 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Motion Pro Twist Throttle for YFZ 450
Replies: 1
Views: 923

Motion Pro Twist Throttle for YFZ 450

I bought the Vortex model and started to install it on my sons YFZ 450 when I noticed wires leading out of the stock thumb throttle down to the engine. The motion pro makes no accomodation for this wireing so I'm not installing the twist throttle until I fully understand whats going on. Are the wire...
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 15, 2003 4:17 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: The Skeptic
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

realbadlarry wrote:I heard Big Gun was selling "only" noise legal pipes now..I think in the next year you will see everyone with powerful, quiet pipes for the bikes.
Does Big Gun have a website???
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 15, 2003 4:10 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Suzuki LT50...sand worthy...or not!
Replies: 2
Views: 1208

No one hits the dunes more than me and here's my take on it: My best dune experiences are sittin outside of my RV checkin all the kids riding their LT 50's. Man o man do I have funny stories of the cute little kids riding their 50's. Ya have to lower the tire pressure way down to under 2 psi, other ...
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 15, 2003 1:05 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Paddle Tires
Replies: 11
Views: 2342

LTZ 400 wrote:I ran Sand Sharks last season on my Z. At the Sand Show this year I bought a set of the new Sand Stars. What a difference! T

David
How are they with turning?

I understand the sand sharks are supurb with turning ability. Do you loose that with the Sand Stars????????????
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 15, 2003 12:55 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Trailer Plumbing Question
Replies: 1
Views: 692

That sounds like something that you should have them fix.

Every RV I've owned has had some sort of holding/waste system problem when it was new. I believe letting the dealer fix it is best,, and plenty of people have been ahead of you with this very same problem.

Take it in.
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 15, 2003 8:14 am
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumont this Past Veterans Day Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1979

Rich: Did you contac HEADINJURY? He has a good reputation for helping out WW owners with service issues. I got on his case once for conducting business in the ASA forum before they (WW) supported us. Another member calmed me down mentioning he helps out members with service/repair issues. Sorry you ...
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Nov 14, 2003 6:16 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: The Skeptic
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

The Skeptic

I used to work for a guy that made " High Performance " pipes for bikes. All he did was hacksaw some 3" tubing, stuff it with steel wool, weld on ends,, and them claim all kinds of horsepower gains with no tests to back him up. Just a big mouth. So,, I have to read independant dynos before I'll buy....
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Nov 14, 2003 5:57 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Dumont this Past Veterans Day Weekend
Replies: 4
Views: 1979

Dumont this Past Veterans Day Weekend

The trip started with me checking out the RV and I couldn't get the refrig to light. Checked the propane, and two bottles that I just filled were empty. Bad Hoses. So departure had to wait until the next day so I could buy & put on new hoses. My RV is only 2 years old and to need new hoses already i...
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Nov 14, 2003 5:29 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Who's going Thanksgiving?
Replies: 6
Views: 2057

We'll be heading out for Dumont Thurs afternoon.


Ross, Trev, Kathy, Maren Turbo

YFZ 450 X2
GMC 4X4 C Cab
by FLYING TIGER
Wed Nov 12, 2003 11:19 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Furthur Impressions of the YFZ 450
Replies: 8
Views: 1649

Furthur Impressions of the YFZ 450

I bought a new YFZ Yami 450 quad for my son a few weeks back, and liked it so much better than my Raptor, I traded in my Raptor for one yesterday. I love Hondas, Suzukis, Kawasakis and Yamahas. I feel no rivalry with anyone on this board if they ride something different than me, or over at the slapp...
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Nov 01, 2003 12:45 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: RV Park Near Universal Hollywood?
Replies: 7
Views: 1252

Sorry I missed you Greg. My place has plenty of room and you're always welcome to stay here. How was Universal? I like Universal. I think they run it very well except the 4 hot dogs and 4 cokes for $32. What did you guys do there? Did the kids go on Jurrassic park and you take the line chicken exit?...
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Oct 31, 2003 8:33 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: DYNA Programable Ignition for Quads
Replies: 0
Views: 651

DYNA Programable Ignition for Quads

Has anyone tried it on a Raptor yet?

The web site lists that it's programable.

The Ignition and the programer are about $500 total.

Any opinions on it's use and how did you program it?Image
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Oct 31, 2003 5:26 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Duner Margarita Monday Ventura County- NW LA
Replies: 3
Views: 965

I'm getting PM's and Emails suggesting Pizza or other type places that are fine.

Canyon Country, Thousand oaks ect,, suggestions for any type place is fine,,

Keep um coming.
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Oct 31, 2003 4:53 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: Weather Forecast 4 Dumont
Replies: 1
Views: 1277

Excellent post Bob I bookmarked it.
by FLYING TIGER
Wed Oct 29, 2003 10:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Duner Margarita Monday Ventura County- NW LA
Replies: 3
Views: 965

Duner Margarita Monday Ventura County- NW LA

Kicking around some dates and a location for a November Duner Margarita Monday. Let's get them started again for this season. Huge turnout for our first one. Interesting to meet the faces & legends from the posts on the board. Any suggestions on a date and place that would make it any easier for any...
by FLYING TIGER
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:31 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: RV Park Near Universal Hollywood?
Replies: 7
Views: 1252

Re: RV Park Near Universal Hollywood?

hey all you CA types, does anybody know of a campground near Universal? The kids are off this week & we'd like to load up and drive over for a few days. Greg Geezeee I think I'm too late in this reply!! But if not I have a half acre (with private RV slab) with full hookups if you want to stay at my...
by FLYING TIGER
Tue Oct 28, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PIX: Simi Valley Fire from our house
Replies: 7
Views: 1562

I thought that the if you failed to remove the brush you pay the fine, and then the county comes out and removes the brush and charges you for their time, labor, etc???? John Yep, that's correct John. They fined her, but never showed up to clear her hillside. We all had to stand by on account of th...
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Oct 27, 2003 5:37 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PIX: Simi Valley Fire from our house
Replies: 7
Views: 1562

Thanks Glen.
Were fine as as far as the main fire is concerned.

The falling, burning ash was a bit tricky, but I think we're OK now.
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Oct 26, 2003 11:40 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: PIX: Simi Valley Fire from our house
Replies: 7
Views: 1562

PIX: Simi Valley Fire from our house

http://www.americansandassociation.org/myalbum/albun09/PA250016.sized.jpg http://www.americansandassociation.org/myalbum/albun09/PA250015.sized.jpg My son checking out the progress of the Simi fire. Somewhere between my son and the flames is the origonal Sandemon. We cleared the brush from the 1/2 ...
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Oct 26, 2003 3:52 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Kawasaki recalls Prairie 300 & 400 Quads
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Good for Kawasaki to step up and do the fix's. I've bought Yamaha's, and I like them but have no faith that Yamaha would ever back up their product like Kawasaki (and usually Honda) has. Any problems safety or otherwise Yamaha likes to pass on to either the extended warranty company if ya bought one...
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:44 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: SOLD!! 2002 Honda 250EX SOLD!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

I got $2900; my asking price. I got a lot of calls, it was the only 250EX in the cycle trader. Forget the ATV trader, the cycle trader is the one to run ads in. Stock quads are easier to sell and worth more than quads with mods. I'm sure people have exceptions, but generally people are looking for a...
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Oct 25, 2003 1:30 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Where do you fill up your trailer with fresh water?
Replies: 17
Views: 3726

Jchappy wrote:As far a drinking water goes i would not drink the water from my holding tanks anyway(maybe as a last resort)
My feeling too.
Campground water and holding tank water only as a last resort.

We buy the 36 bottle cases of drinking water from costco, usually about 5-6 bucks a case..
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Oct 25, 2003 12:44 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Diesel engine in a Sandrail?
Replies: 8
Views: 2005

Not a bad idea.
I'm surprised it's not offered in boats too.
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Oct 25, 2003 11:31 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Yamaha YFZ450 Reviews and opinions
Replies: 59
Views: 15229

I've had my 450 for about 3 weeks, and can say it's the best machine I've ever been on. The thing handles like a dream, has a great stock suspension, and is simply an F'ing blast to ride. Bottom line, I would recommend this quad to anyone who wanted a quad they could ride for a while without having...
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Oct 24, 2003 6:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Has anyone been "noise" tested yet?
Replies: 14
Views: 2440

Well raise my rent if it ain't so but isn't the test supposed to be conducted from 50 feet away?

- Ross
ASA/CORVA
by FLYING TIGER
Fri Oct 24, 2003 6:45 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: raptor modification recomendations?
Replies: 9
Views: 2073

I went with the Yamaha GYT exhaust 1 jet larger and the K&N filter Kit because I figure K&N will more likely be around in the future for replacement elements. Theirs alot of power to be had from slight improvements like I did. The power gain is remarkable. My 02 Raptor went from adequate power to fu...
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Oct 23, 2003 9:46 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Fox News Story on Glamis this Morning
Replies: 12
Views: 2334

Fox News Story on Glamis this Morning

Fox News reporter William LaJeuness did an excellent story showing our issue of trying to keep Glamis open. The piece had an excellent Glamis graphic showing the murder that enviros are doing to our sport by shrinking our area available for use. Good story. They also had an enviro girl that dogmatic...
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Oct 19, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Trailer Sway
Replies: 5
Views: 1522

Yep,, there it is,, it's mostly how you load. You want the most weight up front as you can.

Also, try another link down on the chains of your load equalizing hitch if ya still can't cure it.
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:34 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Yamaha YFZ450 Reviews and opinions
Replies: 59
Views: 15229

Re: yfz450

quadfather wrote:$6900 otd on 8-12-03 at Antelope Valley Yamaha
Yep, Like I've said,, if ya sniff around you can find one for the right price.

There's a lot of Yamaha dealers out there.
by FLYING TIGER
Sun Oct 19, 2003 8:26 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: SOLD!! 2002 Honda 250EX SOLD!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1912

Sold.

I'm going to miss this quad,, what a great machine!!!!!!!!
by FLYING TIGER
Sat Oct 18, 2003 12:24 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: HELP!! Child Certification @#%$
Replies: 62
Views: 11695

My 9 year old daughter and her 10 year old best friend both ride 250's... Keep in mind, the 10 year old is 5'6" and doesn't fit to well on a 90. Neither child has problems reaching any of the controls on the bike... Just my $.02! The Honda 250 is excellent for kids. We just sold ours and are going ...
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Oct 16, 2003 10:46 pm
Forum: Dumont Dunes
Topic: 2003 Halloween at Dumont?
Replies: 18
Views: 4491

Friends of ours are heading out to Lil' Dumont Friday morning... What are their chances of finding a spot? No problem at all. Since we've been talking up little Dumont here in this forum visitor counts are up,, but still plenty of camping room. I've never seen a time when finding a good spot was an...
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Oct 16, 2003 10:28 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Trailer dilemma
Replies: 19
Views: 3711

I use the power caster 2 wheel model on a 9500 lbs 32' slide out and it is excellent. I also use it on my 5400lb boat and trailer and it is a breeze. Couldn't live without it. You aren't going to kill it, I've used mine regularly for 6 years with no problems. If you have loss of traction, let some a...
by FLYING TIGER
Thu Oct 16, 2003 3:48 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Yamaha YFZ450 Reviews and opinions
Replies: 59
Views: 15229

http://www.americansandassociation.org/myalbum/albun09/PA150014.sized.jpg Rideing my sons YFZ450 I notice it has incredable handling, and a very light feel. Plenty of power,, someone posted already they changed the jets and air filter (and removed the "pencil" from the exhaust) for even added power...
by FLYING TIGER
Wed Oct 15, 2003 10:49 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Truck bouncing down hwy 101
Replies: 19
Views: 4360

Do these dogleg style shackles work as advertised? BF Goodrich, Velvet Ride Shackles http://www.4wheelparts.com/category.asp?cat=SUS Out of the Aerospace industry, comes another "State of the Art" product that takes your old buckboard ride out of that new $30,000.00 truck. And you thought it could'...
by FLYING TIGER
Wed Oct 15, 2003 10:10 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: ATV Insurance
Replies: 11
Views: 2124

I recently bought a YFZ 450 Quad from Berts and 4 years of theft insurance, no depreciation, was $300. I thought pretty good. The policy comes with a tiny sticker that you attach someplace to the frame that permanently stains a claim number on the metal. If you bring your quads or bikes to berts, th...
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Oct 13, 2003 11:06 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Dance We All Know the Steps to,,,
Replies: 14
Views: 2364

I havent found any tire dealer out here YET that will offer a warranty on a trailer tire.

I'll try Americas like Hoss suggests.
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Oct 13, 2003 10:08 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Dance We All Know the Steps to,,,
Replies: 14
Views: 2364

A Dance We All Know the Steps to,,,

A Dance everyone knows the steps to I'm naming the: "Carlisle Tire Shuffle". Seems it costs me $80 every time I head out with one of my trailers. I walk out, look at the tires,, and yep,, another dead Carlisle. Out comes the bottle jack, Gorilla wrench,, ya roll around on hot pavement that you could...
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:17 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Does anyone still sell a complete Dunebuggy kit?
Replies: 4
Views: 1152

Does anyone still sell a complete Dunebuggy kit?

Anyone sell a kit with everything?
Frame, seats, wheels & tires, nuts bolts, + engine? Everything but the gas.
2 or 4 passenger.

Thanks
by FLYING TIGER
Mon Oct 13, 2003 3:54 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: K|N air filter?
Replies: 2
Views: 1013

The stock Yamaha airfilter is kinda silly. Perhaps it's Yamahas way of de- tuning the quad because it chokes it off pretty good, and could easily let in sand if not re installed smartly. I'd contact Alba or Berts and they'll know. If not, I'm sure very soon. The Raptor airfilter hit the market withi...

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