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by phx450
Thu Jul 05, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Is This the Future at the Sand Drags?
Replies: 22
Views: 5061

Give me a break. This could happen anyplace on earth. A bus driver could fall asleep and drive a bus into a bus stop.

You go to the drags at your own risk!

Park at the front, hang behind a big truck and watch out!
by phx450
Mon Apr 02, 2007 5:14 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: All Ariz. OHV'ers, Please Read
Replies: 5
Views: 1261

What does this meeting encompass? Which trails we want to keep?
Or fighting for existing ones they want to take away?

Any more info?
by phx450
Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:53 am
Forum: Rhinos • RTVs • Golf Carts
Topic: New Side by Side - Polaris Ranger RZR 800 - Evil Twin
Replies: 12
Views: 7935

Awesome. I'm glad that there will be some competition for these things. I realy cannot wait until the new Rhinos come out so i can finally buy one. Just think all these guys that have 15-30k in a rhino, the new one will come out and the bottom will fall out! Then i can buy one! I like the V-twin pow...
by phx450
Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: YFZ 450 Break in?
Replies: 18
Views: 6165

If you have put numerous heat cycles through i would say you are good. When i bought my 05 i took one trip in the desert, half throttle, let it cool etc. I would say that you are good. Many people would say that during break in you want to get on it to set the rings. This is up to you however. Major...
by phx450
Wed Feb 07, 2007 8:37 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Glamis Drags-Where are they?
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

You got it Gecko 3 or so you wont miss them.

Also you could check any campsite along gecko on a busy weekend with all the camp racing! Its fun!
by phx450
Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:36 am
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: Banshee for sale 1989 $2,100 obo (New Price)
Replies: 7
Views: 3876

good luck on the sale man, its been pretty ruff selling banshees these days. Here in phoenix all day long 3k gets you a nice one.

Bump
by phx450
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:44 am
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Camping: Safety in camp
Replies: 25
Views: 13845

Crazy stuff.

Dont give them water otherwise they will keep coming. If they know that they can get water and a smile it will never end.

I dont seem to want to camp on the washes anymore now guys thanks!
by phx450
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

Over the past weekend i was able to ride in the back of a 4 seat rhino. First impressions: Cramped, but i liked the seating, I was not expecting a couch in the back but it was okay. I'm 6'1 200lbs. While driving with 4 adults in the Rhino it was fine on pavement. As soon as we went off road i was im...
by phx450
Thu Jan 18, 2007 10:29 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Are the Honda 450 Quads Die-ing on the showroom floor?
Replies: 7
Views: 3622

I think its mostly becuase of the time of year. Most dealers have last years model sitting with the new ones. Dont forget the 450 market now has more then Honda and Yamaha, Suzuki,kawasaki,predator, etc are all competing. Not to mention the bigger quads, Raptor Ds etc that people like me are selling...
by phx450
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Rhinos • RTVs • Golf Carts
Topic: Rhino Discussion: Practical Dune Vehicle or Not?
Replies: 23
Views: 13502

I cant wait till the bottom falls out of the market and they become cheap.

When the EFI 700 comes out all of those 25k rhinos will be cheap!

Its like looking in the trader for a banshee....Tons of them all going down in price!

I love it!
by phx450
Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Organized Drags!
Replies: 18
Views: 3529

Normally someone lets everyone know.

They sure made some money that night!

We waited in line to pay the fee for the night.
by phx450
Tue Jan 09, 2007 1:46 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Organized Drags!
Replies: 18
Views: 3529

I'd certainly like to stay in the US! Your probably right about it never changing. at those last night drags they law enforcement did know about it. They had a trailer setup in the flats. When you come in you had to pay, they were not even selling season passes yet! They made the money, we raced, an...
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Organized Drags!
Replies: 18
Views: 3529

SandJaws wrote:This may be a stupid question but what about the drag course behind the store? Do they ever use it?
Didnt they run the drags behind the store on Halloween? I thought this year they did have them once or twice. I could be wrong though.
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:15 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Organized Drags!
Replies: 18
Views: 3529

I was at those drags. I've already discussed the trash on numerous websites. We bring extra bags with us each time. Trash is a problem anywhere you go. Go to a wallmart parking lot, A school grounds, Go to your local high school, you will find trash in the parking lot. I was looking at more for the ...
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: BUYANG QUADS
Replies: 10
Views: 3658

Woodglue wrote:
phx450 wrote:What brand?
It's in the title of the thread: BUYANG QUADS :wink:
Sorry I though he meant buying quads. I had no idea such a brand existed.

I wouldnt Buyang any of that crap! :lol:
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:44 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: BUYANG QUADS
Replies: 10
Views: 3658

What brand?

You get what you pay for!

$1200 bucks sounds like camp cruisers.

I wouldnt trust those bikes from Pep Boys with my life!
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:36 am
Forum: Coral Pink Dunes
Topic: Coral Sand dunes NEWBIE Questions!
Replies: 17
Views: 10414

Thanks for the info and the websites. I'll gladly take a 90 degree day of riding compared to a 116 degree day here in phoenix.

The sand dunes area is only 10 acres? Would it be better to run the knobbies and cruise the entire area?
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:34 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Trip report 1/3 to 1/7
Replies: 7
Views: 1883

Wind is no fun. It had to be moving pretty fast to rip an awning off! I have been through some great ones, but never ripped one.
by phx450
Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:32 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Triple Wheelie Photos
Replies: 22
Views: 3904

Man that looks fun!

I really need to get rid of the quads and get into rails.
by phx450
Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Organized Drags!
Replies: 18
Views: 3529

Organized Drags!

Has anyone tried to have organized drags ever at the hill during the day? I know they do this in other states, and it would be great at glamis. Lights to start, No quads/buggies going sideways through the drags etc. etc. Anyone know of a way to get this organized and legal? I'm sure people would hav...
by phx450
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: Coral Pink Dunes
Topic: Coral Sand dunes NEWBIE Questions!
Replies: 17
Views: 10414

Coral Sand dunes NEWBIE Questions!

Over the summer here in Az its to hot for Glamis. I need a bunch of info.

Directions from phoenix

Jetting?

Weather

Where to camp? How much? Do you reserve spots?

Rules? flags, closed areas etc.

Is it any good riding? Too small, To rocky? Etc.

ANy info would be great!
by phx450
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2005 450 Yamaha for sale. Arizona.
Replies: 26
Views: 6845

To clear things up I'm looking for things that would be a straight across trade. I want a sand rail pretty bad, but dont have the funds right now(buying a house again).

Nobody has the DS650's i guess?

Thanks for the help
by phx450
Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:14 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: 2004 400EX Front Sprocket
Replies: 4
Views: 3888

I did the same on my 04, It did make a difference, but it makes the worthless 1st gear even more worthless.
by phx450
Wed Jan 03, 2007 11:28 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

Maybe..... I've never seen a jeep deep into the dunes. Not saying it cant be done but i dont see how! I've jeeps go up Olds, but could they dune past that all the way to gecko? No problem.....I can leave it in 2wd and dune to Gecko. The dunes out around China wall demand that I use 4wd.....and ther...
by phx450
Tue Jan 02, 2007 5:45 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: New Rule In My Camp
Replies: 31
Views: 7405

That sucks.

Thats why i make sure my girlfriend knows how to use the ole .45

nothing a girl can do against 3 guys, i dont care who she is.
by phx450
Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

Maybe.....

I've never seen a jeep deep into the dunes. Not saying it cant be done but i dont see how!

I've jeeps go up Olds, but could they dune past that all the way to gecko?
by phx450
Mon Jan 01, 2007 3:40 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2005 450 Yamaha for sale. Arizona.
Replies: 26
Views: 6845

pmd you on the rail
by phx450
Fri Dec 29, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

I saw all three of those jeeps as well. The jeep would be a better buy then the rhino. But my problem then lies with Jeep vs. Sandrail. In the dunes the rail is going to go alot father then a jeep. While it may not rock crawl and romp as good as a jeep it still can offroad well. I like the idea of a...
by phx450
Fri Dec 29, 2006 12:36 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: PJ1 vs. Dawn
Replies: 18
Views: 4850

We used gasoline to clean the oil off of our filters when i was a kid. Not to sure why i stopped.

Motor oil does work in a pinch for the filters.

WD 40 thats a new one. Hmmmmm. I'll try it out on the 400ex before the banshee.
by phx450
Fri Dec 29, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: PJ1 vs. Dawn
Replies: 18
Views: 4850

Wow, i use simple green on a ton of stuff, but i figure it would harm the glue in the filters? No problems with your K&N filters breaking down over time with simple green cleanings? If so its a ton cheaper then the K&N products. What ratio of simple green with water do you mix.....Or do you just use...
by phx450
Thu Dec 28, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

What kind of jeep would i be looking at for 5-6k? I have no problem buying an older model, i figure it could tow my banshee to the hill and then the girlfriend could drive it around as well. The rhinos are a great idea, but i just cannot bring myself to paying 10k for a stock one! I'm looking at a c...
by phx450
Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unlawful Gathering
Replies: 71
Views: 10031

I would hope not!

But if it will help keep things in check for a command post, im all for it.

I doubt a small holding area would kill you guys that much........Right?

:?:
by phx450
Thu Dec 28, 2006 2:42 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: Polaris Outlaw is out
Replies: 22
Views: 8795

What about your DS? selling it?

Im looking.
by phx450
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unlawful Gathering
Replies: 71
Views: 10031

You could put up a holding facility at Comp hill for somewhat cheap. Chain link fence, generator for lights, thats it. Put it smack dab in the middle of comp hill. The two roads coming in they could have LEO's making sure people dont bring in Pallets, bottles etc. IF you have beer you have an ID. I ...
by phx450
Wed Dec 27, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Left behind
Replies: 24
Views: 3189

True wind is better then work, but sand keeps getting into my beer!

Makes for nice duning, fresh sand!

Good thing we have the toyhauler now, the tent days are long gone.
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

Thats what i have been leaning towards.

Plus could use the jeep here in town 4 wheeling.

I cant wait until the fuel injected 700 come out, the old 660 rhino's prices will be dropping!
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 1:09 pm
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2005 450 Yamaha for sale. Arizona.
Replies: 26
Views: 6845

How about a jeep or Sandrail?

Anyone?
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail
Replies: 48
Views: 12732

Jeep vs rhino vs Golf cart vs Sand rail

I'm selling or trading my 05 yfz450 and looking for something with a little more use. Rhino-tons of aftermarket can hold 4. Expensive! Golf Cart, cheap, holds 4, bad resale. Jeep, Cheaper then Rhino, STreet legal, Can hold 4. But need tags insurance etc. Upkeep on another car. Sand Rail-holds 4 can ...
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Highway 78 Closure
Replies: 3
Views: 781

Does this mean for MLK weekend i need to go to buttercup?

Or go the back way from the 8 to glamis?
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: XM for Christmas..Ya and?
Replies: 29
Views: 2823

Channel 41! All Hair Metal!

We are listening to it right now at work!
by phx450
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: What should be enforced?
Replies: 51
Views: 8200

No bottles!

No Bottles!

No Bottles!

No pallets!

No Pallets!



Too many Haulers popped!
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Unlawful Gathering
Replies: 71
Views: 10031

I like the idea of a command center placed directly at the hill. They could have a spot with power, lights, and a lockdown spot. Put it at competition hill though instead of Olds, that way they could have quick street access. That would be great! I never thought of that. What kind of funding would t...
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:24 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Need Help When Towing in Sand
Replies: 34
Views: 9514

I believe it was for DunaticSuzyQ!

I saw that her truck is in fact a 4by4 with bfg's.

I just never get much wheel hop or shudder, our is diesal though.

We never air down.

just curious.
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: ds650 and raptor
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Sounds good. It seems as though i will be getting a DS. THey are way cheaper then the raptor's, just not to many of them.

Thanks for the info.
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:56 am
Forum: ATV • Motorcycle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2005 450 Yamaha for sale. Arizona.
Replies: 26
Views: 6845

Back to the top!

As far as pics go I'm having trouble.

Still open for trade for Raptor or DS650.

Or if someone wants to trade for a nice funco or buckshot sandcar!
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: Mid-Travel Chenowyth Subie
Replies: 24
Views: 8335

Nice rail, does it fit in the toyhauler behind it in the pic?

What is your lower price?
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:49 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: ds650 and raptor
Replies: 5
Views: 2299

Is your bike stock? Basically i want to use teh bike for cruising, no more hill racing. How does it dune? Top heavy? I'm looking for a bike that i can throw some extra lights on, a six pack rack, ride all day, and not feel like i have been riding a bull! I rode my girlfriend 400ex the last two days ...
by phx450
Fri Dec 22, 2006 9:35 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: What are people thinking!? Please read!
Replies: 34
Views: 5150

It's funny to me how some of you guys claim you hate the crowds, hate the hill, hate the drags yet you all still go on the big weekends and still end up complaining. If you dont want to put your family, your trailor , or your equipment in danger then dont go on big weekends. The way i look at it is ...
by phx450
Thu Dec 21, 2006 1:58 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: How much do you spend per trip?
Replies: 79
Views: 11731

This is shocking! Oh, it's not that bad.... your math is a bit scewed! A season pass is $90.00, not $95.00 :lol: $375 of that $675 is fuel... while the bike usage is a given... you need to get rid of that truck [$225.00 right there]!! I just figure in for extras! My truck is a lifted diesal pulling...
by phx450
Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Dune Safety • Survival • Camping
Topic: Camping: Safety in camp
Replies: 25
Views: 13845

What a story. I camp at wash 10 all the time, and have never had a problem. Yes i always have a gun no matter what. The only problem I can think of is that my .45 only holds 7. I may need to rethink. Never really thought about coming across any illegals while camping at the dunes. Hmmm. Maybe its ti...

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