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by DesertDogs
Wed Jul 24, 2002 3:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Forest Service and our flag
Replies: 14
Views: 1360

It is my firm belief that those who oppose the Pledge of Allegiance, the flying of the flag, and the Christmas tree if fron of the White House; are fundamentally not Americans. America as a nation, was created by those who worshipped God and celebrated Christmas. We allow the freedom of faith and cu...
by DesertDogs
Wed Jul 24, 2002 3:51 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: A Reminder
Replies: 9
Views: 911

The sad thing is that folks like Michael Mendez are sacrificing their youth, their time with their families and their very lives: EVERYDAY. There are thousands like Mike Mendez out there. Unfortunatley, the public only sees the media reports on those few bad apples who commit crimes, embarras the mi...
by DesertDogs
Tue Jul 23, 2002 6:59 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: '02 Sand Sports Super Show - Sat, Sept 21st
Replies: 79
Views: 27266

Flo..put me down for 3-5, with Mrs DesertDogs
Probabaly do another shift as well, but we want to see the Toys too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Tue Jul 23, 2002 6:55 am
Forum: ASA Membership / Volunteer Organization
Topic: '02 Sand Sports Super Show- Friday, Sept 20th
Replies: 42
Views: 20276

Flo

I'll be coming with the name tages, an big trailer and Brenda and Samantha (daughter) Put me down for 4-8

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Tue Jul 23, 2002 6:39 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Full Moon Night Ride...Aug 23-24...NOW AT PAD #1
Replies: 76
Views: 5619

I'm in, if I'm here. But as a passenger maybe, looking to work on getting the rides ready.

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Sat Jul 20, 2002 10:29 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: TRUTH OF THE MATTER
Replies: 61
Views: 4344

Fuzzy..I too was gone on vacation and did not see your post. Drop me a line and lets get together, I've been an East County guy all my life, and we've yet to cross paths or share a cool one...'sides, be interesting to find out which shop has a beef with the ASA. I know of one, but that's because of ...
by DesertDogs
Sat Jul 20, 2002 10:25 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What the heck’s a D.U.N.E.R.?
Replies: 29
Views: 2379

Ohhh Gooody Goody!! Secret shakes, decoder rings, funny little hats...sounds like a club set for a Halloween Bash..hmm, what an idea..the D.U.N.E.R.S. First annual get together, complete with pumpkin rolling down a famous hillclimb at night...perhaps in the central dunes...****, was that a milk vetc...
by DesertDogs
Sat Jul 20, 2002 10:17 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: License Plate FRAMES?!
Replies: 105
Views: 9243

I agree with everyone and their inputs on this. This is a great money maker, and a great publicity tool. At the same time, we need to stress Riding Areas, not just dunes. My thought is: United We Ride http://www.americansandassociation.org We are good for about 20 car size and about 10 bike size ASA...
by DesertDogs
Fri Jun 14, 2002 12:30 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Which motor would you choose and why...
Replies: 63
Views: 7086

Madweazel...you ponder some thoughts. You speak of why the small block is your choice, but don't explain why not a V6 or Northstar (GM)...from what I've seen, the Honda/Acura V-Tech V6 or Buick 3.8 Supercharged V6 are great motors to use in a buggy, in fact, many do. Yet the small block has little f...
by DesertDogs
Tue Jun 11, 2002 6:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Who can name this masked man?
Replies: 21
Views: 1759

Let's see..if I blink real fast, maybe I can make it out. Or do I run by my monitor while looking sideways? Or is it move my head reeeaaal fast then stop.... Ah.....wall....oh..s#@%(t, that hurts....uohuuh. (loud thunk) ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator 'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, wh...
by DesertDogs
Tue Jun 11, 2002 6:26 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Which motor would you choose and why...
Replies: 63
Views: 7086

You know, we were looking at using a Buick Supercharge 3.8L V6, until someone said it weighs around 550 lbs. When we looked at all the weight tables we could find, it's listed as less than the Northstar, which is our second choice. Now, our neighbor is showing us this cooool Honda V6, from the Odyes...
by DesertDogs
Sun Jun 09, 2002 2:03 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What Kind of people live in this world?
Replies: 9
Views: 1083

Jimmy, Brenda and I are sorry for the loss to you and your family. We can't truly explain why people today are the way they are. Vicki truly wrote what it means to be a great person and a great family. The feelings of sorrow will pass, but the loss will always be felt. Gos speed and god bless. ASA S...
by DesertDogs
Sat Jun 08, 2002 11:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Protest Rally
Replies: 108
Views: 8390

Folks...San Diego off-roaders need to indicate if they are going to particiapte, as well as Mtn Bikers, fishers, hunters, etc.

Haven't seen much action or email

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Sat Jun 08, 2002 10:57 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Letters to your Politician
Replies: 4
Views: 541

Just so you all know...CA Rep. David Dreier wrote back in support of Public Use of Lands. Spoke in favor of keeping lands open for use by recreationists, he is a supporter of Bush.

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Sat Jun 08, 2002 10:51 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: SANDMANIAC - Resting at Home now!
Replies: 82
Views: 7291

The Desertdogs Family send their prayers and wishes to Jose and his family: Prayer for his speedy recovery Wish for the perp to get caught Prayer for long term pain or suffering Wish for true justice to be served Prayer fo his family for strength and love through this ordeal Wish for the judge to a ...
by DesertDogs
Sat Jun 08, 2002 10:47 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Enviros nearly snuff out endangered species
Replies: 14
Views: 1186

This is exactly what I've been trying to show by comparing the northern dunes vegetation growth at present with what has existed in the past. This could be a pivotal point for us. In our comments, and our letters, we've pointed out the invasion of non-native species into the ISDRA, the import of tox...
by DesertDogs
Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:21 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buying a new Sand Car
Replies: 62
Views: 6922

Dudes...here is the premier Northstar Shop:

http://www.mechtechmotorsports.com

They do it right, and have all the answers

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:15 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: FUNCO/ASA Ramp meeting
Replies: 26
Views: 2652

Flo..you're coming here...to fly out? some travel arrangements.....Hehehee



ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:10 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Duh?
Replies: 26
Views: 2010

Bryan...welcome.

Watch out Vicki, the slumbering giant is awake...next it will be PDA and cell phones...heheheeheh

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu Jun 06, 2002 7:06 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: The Flat-Tail Horned Lizard
Replies: 33
Views: 3279

I attended the SDORC meeting in San Diego on Tuesday night, June 4th. Mark Harms was there, along with Ed Waldheim, Roxie Trost and her husband. Doug from the USFWS gave his Flat Tailed Horned lizard presentation to the crowd (30-40), there was some hostility present from some of the folks, but it w...
by DesertDogs
Tue Jun 04, 2002 7:03 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: How Are The Letters Coming?
Replies: 19
Views: 8599

How Are The Letters Coming?

Folks...the DEADLINE is fast approaching..June 28th, for comments to BLM on the DEIS/DRAMP. We've had most of our information meetings, the workshops for group comments, and so forth. How many of us have taken the time to do our own personal letters and emails to the BLM, Government officials and st...
by DesertDogs
Tue Jun 04, 2002 6:53 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buying a new Sand Car
Replies: 62
Views: 6922

Hey SandPsycho...R U saying you got motors to sell or trade?

If so..what kind R U talking about?

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 7:38 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Warning!..Updated!...Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 18987

If that was the case, then the Excursions wouldn't have such a problem towing larger trailers. Not to mention that they can't do a fifth wheel, which allows you to skosh up the weight a bit. Also, SUVs are ARE based on a truck chassis, but the Excursion only comes in one wheelbase, which is not as l...
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 11:33 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Warning!..Updated!...Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 18987

Guy..in my area, you should see all the folks that try and tow with all SUVs of all makes...not the little trailers, but the big ones that we tow with the diesel trucks. And I'm talking about the Toyhaulers with all the goodies..most of these folks aren't even aware that their trailers are swapping ...
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 11:26 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Forest River Toyhaulers ???
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

I agree that you get what you pay for. But I gotta disagree, one of the reasons we shyed away from Forest River/Salem trailers, other than cargo area vs size, was that they weighed at least 10-20% more than others (San Diego area). We event went to Orange and Riverside and checked out the other bran...
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 11:15 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: What's the deal with the dunes north of 78?
Replies: 20
Views: 2194

Maybe we can genetically engineer Sidewinders...take away their fangs...oh, wait, they don't do very well going downhill.

Guess we'll have to keep the bikes and build a buggy

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 11:13 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Action Shots
Replies: 20
Views: 1595

Whoopps!!

Negatives will be looked for.

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Mon Jun 03, 2002 7:43 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Warning!..Updated!...Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 18987

Ron and Guy...I'm so hurt. You've misaligned me with your dear buddy Bluesky... all I can say, is that the Duramax looked pretty good in my rearview mirror. And no, there's no mods to the PS, yet. Who needs em? Course, a better exhaust and filter are being installed on Wednesday. And as for publishe...
by DesertDogs
Sun Jun 02, 2002 6:52 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Forest River Toyhaulers ???
Replies: 9
Views: 1463

Yepp.....we looked at everything...came to the conclusion that you get what you pay for.

We bought a Weekend Warrior...more capability, more comfort, less weight that any others...

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Sun Jun 02, 2002 6:51 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Warning!..Updated!...Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 18987

Predator...you are so right. FOlks who are trying to tow these big trailers with 1/2 tons and thee SUVs are asking for mechanical trouble or worse... GlamisU..your buddy is my Anti-Hero!! Ford should grab this guy and use himas a posterchild for their Powerstrokes...which have 525lbs of torque!! Jus...
by DesertDogs
Sun Jun 02, 2002 6:45 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buying a new Sand Car
Replies: 62
Views: 6922

Predator.. Have you used yours in the hard-pack yet? Was wondering how they fare out there. We are looking at building our own buggy, for use in all deserts. We've narrowed it down to either Funco, Elite, Predator or Quicksand..interested in thoughts ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator 'If God didn't...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 31, 2002 11:10 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: new truck
Replies: 7
Views: 1223

GUy..the allison is the one. It's supposedly linked to a bad casting of the bell housing, in the first two year. The aftermarket folks will tell folks about it, but dealers are keeping their lips shut. ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator 'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent pa...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 31, 2002 11:06 am
Forum: ISDRA/Glamis RAMP Discussion
Topic: BASELINE CONDITION Chapter 4-5
Replies: 7
Views: 4139

Flo... Alternative 1 is the Baseline Condition, with the closures lifted. It is listed as such in both the DEIS and the DRAMP. However, it does attempt to put in the buffer zone in some of the maps. SandDuners, that is excellent. We should use that, since NG probably got their numbers from BLM or Im...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 31, 2002 11:01 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Paintball Wars
Replies: 16
Views: 1520

Sure...but make sure Bluesky has green balls...that way we know if his aim is as good as his writing..hehehhe

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 10:04 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Towing with a Tundra V8
Replies: 9
Views: 1866

Guido.. I'm here to help I've been a Long-Time Toyota guy, in fact I still am. I myself owned a Tundra, with all the bells and whistles. We had it for about 18 months, and sadly enough, a Ford F250 CrewCab Powerstroke 4X4 sits in it's parking place now. Why? Because: Though the Tundra is the BEST 1/...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 9:49 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Warning!..Updated!...Again!
Replies: 128
Views: 18987

Soo..what was the outcome???

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 9:44 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: new truck
Replies: 7
Views: 1223

To all..check out the Diesel sites...you need REAL gauges that monitor TRUE Temps. You need Turbo Boost, Exhaust Gas Temp (EGT) and Trans...have them mounted on the pillar, and you'll save lots of money later. Remember, heat is a killer Also, on the GM/Chevy HD2500....there have been many reports of...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 9:38 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 24 hours of Glamis?
Replies: 7
Views: 1071

Hmm...good publicity stunt.. Why don't we get Yamaha, Bombardier, Suzuki, and Honda...then it becomes..whose bike is the Duniest! Sounds like fun..if you let me ride for a couple of hours, I'll help pit! ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator 'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent ...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 9:36 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dune battle gets airtime
Replies: 19
Views: 1912

Count me in on that as well. What an unbelieve-able ride. And I thought flying jets and helos was fun....We'd better be careful, or Disney will "buy" the dunes and make a Funco-Coaster!!

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 9:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Pic of the Month ???
Replies: 17
Views: 1603

Bee-ware of the Bees, look Bee-hind you, look in your Beer, and bee-fore you take a drink, Bee-lieve that the Dunes Bee the Beest Spot on this Earth!!

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 4:46 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: All those is favor
Replies: 80
Views: 6041

Chuck, hey, I wouldn't support that either!! But since Blue and his dudes/dudettes don't appreciate nature at it's finest.... It's only a matter of time. Next it will be that Ballonists are killing clouds!!LMAO when that happens... ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator 'If God didn't want us to shred t...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 4:42 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: All those is favor
Replies: 80
Views: 6041

OHHHHH MR. BLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Had to read the rest of these posts by you...are you going to sick the CBD on Vicki 'cuz you percieve her as a threat? It's amazing how you and your nihilstic and neo-nazi buddies spend all your time and energies invading our personal lives, our time with our ...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 4:12 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: All those is favor
Replies: 80
Views: 6041

Either I'm lost or Blue is......... Oh wait, I'm an Off-Roader, how could I ever get lost? I don't cover up the truth with B#$%*@#T and hypocrisy, and i don't take payoff's in the backdoor from those corporations I protest against. Tsk, Tsk, Tsk....wonder when Ol' Bluesky and his fellow environs wil...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 3:49 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Buying a new Sand Car
Replies: 62
Views: 6922

Chuck.. after that AWESOME ride with Grant n Greg on Memorial Day, i've put the Funco on our list. It shares it with Buckshot, Suspensions Unlimited, AG Productions, and Quicksand Performance. One issue I got, which I haven't talkd to Grant about, is the side protection for the passengers on his fra...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 3:43 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Suzuki Z400 test ride
Replies: 13
Views: 2104

I spoke to someone who has ridden this, for Suzuki, and they said "Watch out TRX250 guys". The guy I spoke with is reputable, and said that this is an awesome bike, with far more potential than the Raptor. Problem is that Suzuki stills insisted on using the worst chain/carrier adjuster set-up ever i...
by DesertDogs
Thu May 30, 2002 3:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Contacts Needed
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Greg..

here's a San Diego contact..and I can get tothers..check your box!!

ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Tue May 28, 2002 9:18 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Memorial Weekend At Glamis
Replies: 42
Views: 3729

Yes..it was a great weekend, no crowds, great vistas, great campsite, great people to be with. And people wonder why we need to fight so hard to keep this. As one intelligent person said this weekend, losing the dunes will be like losing a member of the family. To all that was there, and those that ...
by DesertDogs
Tue May 28, 2002 9:14 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dress up??
Replies: 16
Views: 1490

Flo-

June: Beach Gear, Bermuda Shorts, Riding a wave

July: Stars n Stripes Paint Job, Fireworks in Background

August: Bar-B-Q or Tools (getting ready!!)

September: Baseball



ASA San Diego Regional Coordinator

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'
by DesertDogs
Fri May 24, 2002 9:33 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Lucas 2 stroke oil
Replies: 9
Views: 1648

Hey Ray... Never heard of Lucas Oils I've used them all in all makes of ATVs and bikes. Many folks swear by Yamalube, but my personal favorite has been Maxima 927. We pick it up by the gallons when Cycle Parts does their sales..we've never experienced gumming, blowby, or nasty seperation when fuel h...
by DesertDogs
Fri May 24, 2002 9:26 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Miss them yet?
Replies: 8
Views: 1420

That was an awesome site!!

And I'll be getting my fix this weekend.

YAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

"Certified Desert-Holic"

'If God didn't want us to shred the dunes, why did he invent paddle tires?'


Edited by - desertdogs on 05/24/2002 09:27:57 AM

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