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by DesertDogs
Sun Jun 01, 2003 9:02 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Truck factory options/packages ??
Replies: 17
Views: 2039

I have an 02 F250 PSD Crew 4x4 w/long bed in XLT trim. Awesome truck...get the tow package. It comes with the hitch mounted, you have to pick up the receiver and ball yourself. The camper package doesn't add anything yu'll need for towing. The dual alternator setup is just like they said, but I saw ...
by DesertDogs
Sat May 31, 2003 3:02 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Banks Performance products
Replies: 1
Views: 567

Banks Performance products

Hey all, have any of you out there had any experience with the GALE BANKS POWERPACK system put on your Superduty?

It's expensive, but what I'm interested in is the mileage drop or decrease with all the added power.
by DesertDogs
Wed May 21, 2003 5:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: $3,000,000 paid to environmental groups to drop fight
Replies: 13
Views: 2185

Ahhhhh, you are all right on with your comments...except we forgot one thing..that 3,000,000..$3 million, will be used against us!!!

What the frick were they thinking?

This is why we keep getting beat up....we need to generate that kind of money to fight.....
by DesertDogs
Sat May 17, 2003 6:35 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buggy Manufacturers
Replies: 22
Views: 2750

Ahhh Jim, and others, you are right..the "Instant I'm Robby Gordon" types are a ***** to put up with. I would hope that usually, the customer and the manufacturer have established some sort of basis or ground rules prior to letting them drive a car that they don't own yet. But then again, chameleons...
by DesertDogs
Sat May 17, 2003 12:49 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buggy Manufacturers
Replies: 22
Views: 2750

Just for everyone's interest, the FUNCO Family was one of these :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D and Grant, the reason you didn't see the money (or anyone else) last year was because the divorce attorney got it! :( Ahh..bu...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 16, 2003 3:15 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buggy Manufacturers
Replies: 22
Views: 2750

Buggy Manufacturers

As most of you know from talking with me, or reading posts on the other boards; I've been planning on building a buggy for the last year. It's a tough job, going to the various shops, making phone calls, trying to get a feeling for a car when you can't drive it, babying someone else's car when you c...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 16, 2003 3:15 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Buggy Manufacturers
Replies: 1
Views: 436

Buggy Manufacturers

As most of you know from talking with me, or reading posts on the other boards; I've been planning on building a buggy for the last year. It's a tough job, going to the various shops, making phone calls, trying to get a feeling for a car when you can't drive it, babying someone else's car when you c...
by DesertDogs
Thu Apr 24, 2003 7:37 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Greenies, what are they actually trying to do
Replies: 2
Views: 513

So what is the point exactly? If it happened several years ago, then how is it associated with todays' events?


I'm sure you can tell us more....other wise you wouldn't have started this post.

:-)
by DesertDogs
Thu Apr 24, 2003 7:34 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Sypangirl needs your help again!
Replies: 45
Views: 4566

SYPAN... MIKE330R was right. Take it to Sam Coe in Santee....he's right off the 67 and Prospect, called Kenney Way. He's in the phone book. Sam won't steer you wrong, and he's great with all bikes. Duncan Racing is on same street, but they are more high performance and more $$$. By the way, Ricky St...
by DesertDogs
Tue Apr 22, 2003 10:44 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: "hiking in the dunes is the best kept secret"
Replies: 36
Views: 20044

Just wanted to share an observation I've made: I've been looking at the North Dunes for the past few trips and here is what I saw: President's Weekend: I traveled on the western edge and from Gecko to the flats on Hwy 76.......zero footprints observed Martin Luther King Weekend: Traveled the Hwy 76 ...
by DesertDogs
Tue Apr 22, 2003 10:21 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: F/A 18 Flyover this past weekend
Replies: 10
Views: 2169

These are just some examples of how our military folk show us that they love their nation and that they are 'normal' people like us! These 'shows' are ways that they let people know that they are always looking out for us and doing their thing..which makes us the greatest nation on this planet. For ...
by DesertDogs
Tue Apr 22, 2003 9:53 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Pulling the Grade w/Lifted PSD F250
Replies: 15
Views: 2771

Pulling the Grade w/Lifted PSD F250

OK Folks, I need some info here to see if my truck is doing what I paid all the Frickin' $$$ for: Got a 2002 PSD250, has exhaust, gauges, K&N, and recently added the 4" lift with 315/75R16s on it. Ford recalibrated the computer for the lift, and the tranny has been totally rebuilt and had a TransGo ...
by DesertDogs
Fri Mar 21, 2003 9:42 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Nissan releases the full size Titan
Replies: 36
Views: 3711

Let's get several things straight: 1) It's a Nissan. Translation: It sucks!! 2) There is no way that truck can haul as much as a Superduty or Duramax. 3) Have you ever seen a Nissan last more than 2-3 years? Look at all the 10-15 year old Toyotas and Fords still being driven. 4) It's Ugly. 5) It's a...
by DesertDogs
Fri Mar 21, 2003 9:21 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The war with Iraq has begun
Replies: 21
Views: 1968

Amen. To the 1st MEF, 7th Armored Cav, the Navy, the Air Force and the UK...God speed and Good Luck. You folks are what has enabled America to be the country we are and for us Americans to enjoy the pursuit of Liberty and Happiness like no other nation on Earth. For you protestors out there.......re...
by DesertDogs
Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:51 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Truck Lift shop in San Diego?
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Check Out Action Turbo

Definitely Check out Action Turbo in Santee. Tom is a guy who works and drives the trucks, so he won't do anything sketchy. I've seen his work on GM, Chevy, Dodge and Fords, and it is awesome!! The guy is very well connected and informed with the techs for the manufacturers, so he knows what does an...
by DesertDogs
Thu Feb 20, 2003 10:46 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV Safety Course
Replies: 60
Views: 4509

Thanks for all the Participation and Support

:D For those volunteers who made it all possible, and for those awesome kids that we got to interact with, a hearty thanks and Happy Duning goes out to all of you. For those who would like to see some photos of the event: http://photos.yahoo.com/dunerboy44 These are all I took, I'm sure that we will...
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 26, 2002 6:39 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: elite off road in santee
Replies: 7
Views: 1274

I visited them 2-3 months ago. Spoke to them at length and was intrigued. They told me they were planning a trip to give some people some rides in the cars, and would call me so I go out and experience the ride.

Never got a call, emailed, never got a reply.

Gonna spend my money elsewhere
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 26, 2002 6:38 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: replace trx250r frame with a 400ex?
Replies: 18
Views: 6010

OUch!!!!

It can be done, but it ain't gonna be wirth it. Spend the good money on a new frame or find a really good used one.

Try your honda dealers, some may have one dusting off in their shelves....I know that as of last year, they were still some to be had.

Good Luck
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 25, 2002 2:46 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 30' Weekend Warrior
Replies: 17
Views: 2958

Ooops, I forgot...Powerstoke Registry, and several of the Diesel sites say that you can (should) be able to pull max load with O/D on...though the book syas OFF...so when going up a steep grade or down, I'm turning that puppy off...good trailer brakes as well.
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 25, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 30' Weekend Warrior
Replies: 17
Views: 2958

My F250 has AT, I just updated the shift kit with a TransCommand, and and have the K&N and 4" Exhaust, complete gauges for the diesel. The tranny had a valvebody sticking, which cuased it to shift poorly, and then later the tranny blew the Torque converter and a few seals.....and it hasn't hauled th...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 25, 2002 2:02 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: my first post
Replies: 5
Views: 830

:o :lol: 8) :D :P :wink: :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :arrow: Hey Ryan, welcome :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Don't worry about all the faces though :P :P It's the avatars and the personal pics that also slow down and take time loading. Have fun :D , Be cool 8) , enjoy the board :roll: And save the dunes...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 25, 2002 8:14 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 30' Weekend Warrior
Replies: 17
Views: 2958

Mark..yeah it is a dream. 'Course it also showed the weakness of the tranny in my F250. Hopefully that is fixed. Yeah, it is a pain to get of the ball..I've had my share of $*(%()&&) getting it off. I haven't looked into the electric jack yet, but thanks for the tip. I do have the scissor jacks, WW ...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:23 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Superstition Forum
Replies: 16
Views: 1772

THE SUPERSTITIONS ROCK!! No where else do you get all the terrain the desert has to offer..mudhills, high speed washes, baja-like whoops and rutted trails, and technical canyons and paths. Then you have several sets of dunes, the south ones are a series of fingers that allow you to jump or play on, ...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:18 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: THANK YOU ALL,,,
Replies: 40
Views: 11218

Wow!!! What a response. Flo..I hear you and sympthasize with the dilemna you (we) faced....but apparently Shawn didn't stress this well enough to the other vendors. By one of the kids counts, there were over 40 vendors you could get free stickers from. Secondly, that reason didn't make it to all the...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:48 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 2500HD Ride Quality
Replies: 16
Views: 2977

Yeah, that road does suck!! We have the same problem with the I-15, SR-94 and the I-5 here in San Diego. It's caused by the process of pouring the freeways in sections, or cutting in the expansion joints, the sections get uneven. Our F250 CC 4X4 gets to be a bear sometimes, yet the cars don't even n...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:43 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 2002 GM 2500HD with 8.1L Engine
Replies: 16
Views: 2998

Check out the new ford 6.0L Powerstroke...the different magazines just did a test with all others against in the the Nevada mountains, and the new Ford came away the winner..quieter, stronger, faster, more driveable, and the GM's allisons failed in the test. As for the unintended accelaration....nev...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:39 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Yamaha Raptor Wideing kit
Replies: 2
Views: 614

I'm not sure what kit you are talking about. However, I have ridden an Raptor with +2" a-arms, and plus3/4 axle from axcalibur, with axis shocks....now the suspension, which was really good, SINGS! The handling thru the rough stuff, and tracking thru the whoops is very much improved and more predict...
by DesertDogs
Tue Sep 24, 2002 7:35 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Pre-Mix question
Replies: 25
Views: 2774

A lot of good advice here....but I'm feeling soory for the guys with Chevy and Ford gas motors....apparently the parts for the sensors, filters and converters are inferior to the Toyotas. We always poured our old gas into the Toyotas, and never had problems with parts, smog or performance, even with...
by DesertDogs
Mon Sep 23, 2002 10:20 pm
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: THANK YOU ALL,,,
Replies: 40
Views: 11218

Yep...need a coordinator

Chuck ....and interested others. The SSSS was awesome, and working alongside everyone was fun!! Usually. I want to share, even if this gets pulled from the post, several items that need to be addressed before the next event: 1) The volunteers need to be taken care of!! Where were the sodas, the nice...
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 19, 2002 8:56 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: 30' Weekend Warrior
Replies: 17
Views: 2958

We just purchased a 30' WW, so that we'd have room to grow. It's awesome, and looking forward to using it.
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 19, 2002 8:51 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Central Dunes Closure
Replies: 5
Views: 991

Central Dunes Closure

Yeah, I know I should know this answer already, but haven't found it yet.

Is the Central Dunes Area open as of Oct 1st? :)
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 18, 2002 9:14 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: SAN DIEGO AREA REPS NEEDED
Replies: 9
Views: 2884

Well..Jason is now a merchandise rep, and is busy with family and job. I understand that FuzzyKnight is going to make it to the Show..and I know you are Sue. Would like to get together at some point to talk about what we have all been doing, where we are headed, and who we could recruit. Also severa...
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 12, 2002 10:59 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Quad Paddle question?
Replies: 16
Views: 2146

Too bad. Skate IIs are excellent for all around duning, I've got a pair that have 3-4 years on them, and they have held up fine. The Edges are great for drags and hills, and a little more speed, but they just don't last, especially when you run the washes near Patton or back side of the store.
by DesertDogs
Thu Sep 12, 2002 10:52 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: SAN DIEGO AREA REPS NEEDED
Replies: 9
Views: 2884

SAN DIEGO AREA REPS NEEDED

:!: :!: Hey Folks, with the recent retiring of OldTimer and a few others, San Diego is in need of a few good people to be area reps.

Sue (Glamisdavies) got any volunteers you know of?
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:53 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: New tow vehicle, What to get
Replies: 57
Views: 6325

Good thing that NISSAN trucks don't come in pink or charteruse or salmon......or all of us guys would be ^^*)_+($*#@+
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:42 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Turbo Life Saver for Deisels
Replies: 9
Views: 1692

The real question you got here: "Do I gotta sit in the truck?" NO...provided that you have rigged it so that the Turbo Life Saver allows the doors to be locked while motoring the motor down. The other product out there is the ISSPRO Turbo Temp Monitor..it works on Temp alone, so hook it up to a GOOD...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:34 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Lifting Tow Vehicle
Replies: 23
Views: 3040

Depends on where you go with your Ford. First you gotta find a true dealer that does the Superduties. Here in San Diego, there is one in Clairemont ....Sunrise Ford. They won't screw you like the rest try. I had one guy tell me that the thump I was hearing was from the tires...I said "Dude, it's onl...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:26 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Workhorse or Ford?
Replies: 21
Views: 2698

Well, after you read it all, what you really need to do is decide how much you are willing to spend, now and later. We have our 02 F250, Diesel, and are absolutely thrilled with it. It's a TRUCK that does a TRUCK's job. We looked at the new GM, liked the quietness, the Allison Tranny, and even the s...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:10 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: ISDRA from space...
Replies: 10
Views: 1474

Frankie......

Exactly what I've been saying for years!
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 9:09 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Radrat - check this thread, a question for you
Replies: 12
Views: 1480

Ya know, I think it is another sign of misguided fools who support Illegal Immigration. These people are as bad of a waste of our tax dollars and space as Danny Boy and his people! They say it is okay for us to pay our taxes so that: 1) Foreign citizens can get medical benefits for free 2) So that f...
by DesertDogs
Wed Sep 11, 2002 8:51 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 50 Calendars need a ride to
Replies: 12
Views: 1264

Flo...I waz just there. They didn't even mention the calendars. I'll be there at the SSSS, and If Bob or Nikki don't get the calendars by then, I'll take em. :P
by DesertDogs
Wed Aug 21, 2002 10:45 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: My Newest Addition to the family
Replies: 55
Views: 5024

Chuck, The dunes are small, but fun. You have to be careful on the eastern edges, because they become steep drops into the tress along the perimeter of the dunes. Also, you might be the only, or one of the few to take a Big 5 there, and you would definitely be the baddest rail there. It's a fun plac...
by DesertDogs
Wed Aug 21, 2002 10:41 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Must read. Eco groups seek national ATV standards
Replies: 16
Views: 1363

This so typical. I used to teach the ATV Safety Institute's Rider Safety Course, and always dealt with this issue with adults in the class. The way I reasoned with them was like this: " Sure your 13 yr old is big enough to ride your Banshee, but would you let them drive your car/truck on the streets...
by DesertDogs
Mon Aug 19, 2002 8:48 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Rock n Roller Speaks Out Against Boxer
Replies: 10
Views: 1126

Rock n Roller Speaks Out Against Boxer

Ted Nugent, the rock singer and hunter/naturalist upon hearing that California Senators Barbara Boxer and Diane Feinstein denounced him for being a "gun owner" and a "Rock Star", wrote this response after telling the Senators about his past contributions to children's charities and scholarship found...
by DesertDogs
Fri Jul 26, 2002 9:59 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: FRAME CHOICE
Replies: 25
Views: 3795

Folks..thanks for the input, but I'm looking ONLY for feedback on the frames/cars listed in the first post.

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Fri Jul 26, 2002 9:26 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Conressional Retirement vs Social Security
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Conressional Retirement vs Social Security

Subject: Re: Social Security - Political, so BEWARE Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 15:23:05 -0700 Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years. Our Senators and Congressmen do not pay into Social Security and, of course, they do not collect from it. Social Security benefits were not suita...
by DesertDogs
Thu Jul 25, 2002 12:08 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: FRAME CHOICE
Replies: 25
Views: 3795

****, you're right. I complety forgot about Sand Limo when typing.

Do like the Funco, and acknowledge the years. We 're trying to go up there to talk to Grant and see the new car.



ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu Jul 25, 2002 8:21 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: FRAME CHOICE
Replies: 25
Views: 3795

FRAME CHOICE

Looking for some feedback----ONLY on these frames/cars, puh-lease Well here goes...after calling, visiting, riding and drooling, we've narrowed it down to: 1) Funco Big 5 or New Model 2) AG Productions 3) Buckshot X-5 4) Sand Cars Unlimited 5) Raw Motorsports 6) Sand Limo So for all of you who have ...
by DesertDogs
Thu Jul 25, 2002 8:14 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: QUICKSAND LAWSUIT
Replies: 4
Views: 1127

QUICKSAND LAWSUIT

Was wondering if anybody out there has heard of a group of Quicksand Buggy owners who are suing Quicksand Mfg.

Heard in several shops that this was happening, and why.

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu Jul 25, 2002 8:08 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CALIF SUV TAX BILL
Replies: 0
Views: 425

CALIF SUV TAX BILL

This was sent to me via local newspaper, ....I don't know if you're politically active but it is time to be. We are looking at a 50¢ per gallon gas tax, a 2¢ per mile surcharge (these will KILL commuting) and a 150% increase in car registration, a $3500 per vehicle SUV tax, a 5¢ per bullet surcha...

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