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by Bob Tenwick
Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2001 Alumicraft 2 seater for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 3301

2001 Alumicraft 2 seater for sale

This is an older dual purpose car that's had hardly any use at all, and I mean it. Built for Scott McMillian as his play car, it was rarely used and sold to my elderly father for $35,000 in 2009 I believe. Still have the money order copy. Pardon me, but he drove it like an old man. This is not my ye...
by Bob Tenwick
Sat Oct 20, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 2001 Alumicraft 2-seater, needs work
Replies: 2
Views: 2417

Re: 2001 Alumicraft 2-seater, needs work

I remembered my old login... :roll:

Anyway, email me at justonemore@cox.net if you're interested. I'm in Santee.
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:22 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Changing of the Guard
Replies: 15
Views: 2866

Re: Changing of the Guard

Thanks Glenn! And good luck Brian. Haven't talked to you guys in ages.
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Wash Road Fence Good News
Replies: 17
Views: 4233

Re: Wash Road Fence Good News

Wow.

Great job all!
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:40 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: This would be so sweet in Wash 16 over Presidents Weekend!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1377

Yea, fits right in with the, "We're stuck, here's where we're camping." crowd. There's always a few in that wash, hell it might be me next. :lol: Hey Steve, since we're sharing a wash, come by for a CL this weekend.
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dakar time again!
Replies: 35
Views: 3479

They ended Stage 7 early because of a dust storm. Gordon won. Stage 7 summary Pending validation, South-African Giniel de Villiers (VW) won stage 7 with a time of 4h00’46, 2’46 ahead of Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel (Mitsubishi) and therefore takes the lead in the overall rankings 1’39 ahead...
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Jan 12, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Dakar time again!
Replies: 35
Views: 3479

gordon is leading stage 7 through checkpoint 1 by 5 seconds.
by Bob Tenwick
Sun Jun 19, 2005 10:41 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Anyone know of a good Exhaust System Builder in So Cal?
Replies: 5
Views: 1481

Richard's Performance Muffler in Vista does excellent work ( he did mine), and yes, they are a business sponsor...
by Bob Tenwick
Sat Apr 16, 2005 11:26 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Fun with videos
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Fun with videos

First time making an mpeg, I can see how this could eat up a lot of one's spare time...

http://members.cox.net/asamoderator/John.mpg
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Feb 09, 2005 2:15 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Dash Ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

railcrzy wrote:Cool dash.

Did you fabricate it?

Im looking for ideas.
I didn't fab it, but I'm guilty of adding the satellite and ham radio, gps, and about half the gauges.

I'm having a real hard time trying to figure out where I'm gonna put the little intercom thing. :roll:
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Jan 27, 2005 8:47 am
Forum: GPS • Two-Way Radios
Topic: In Rail comms takes a step forward
Replies: 15
Views: 5928

J - I've noticed a bunch of those intercom units have the abiity to accept audio from a music source that is attenuated when the 2-way radio has traffic or the passengers key up the VOX. Have you looked into what circuitry that takes? Those Warren Gregoire headsets look like a killer deal too. Too b...
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Jan 25, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CBD and Your Neighborhood
Replies: 8
Views: 1997

I now have "No on X" yard signs available at my house.

Email me if you would like one.
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Jan 24, 2005 4:00 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CBD and Your Neighborhood
Replies: 8
Views: 1997

oops, it didn't take long to confirm your statement... It is sponsored by a local outfit that calls itself Save Wild Santee. But most of the money backing so-called Proposition X comes from the Center for Biological Diversity, the anti-ranching, anti-mining, anti-home building environmental group ba...
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Jan 24, 2005 3:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CBD and Your Neighborhood
Replies: 8
Views: 1997

Re: CBD and Your Neighborhood

Thats's right, YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. The CBD is now encroaching into the suburbs of many desert users. They aren't satisfied with closing off your recreational areas, they now want your homes. The CBD is supporting a local group here in the San Diego East County Area. The group "Save Wild Santee" that...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:41 am
Forum: R/V • Trailer • Tow Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 8 1/2 X 20 Trailers, they can't be that much
Replies: 11
Views: 2465

http://images.hhtrailer.com/pdf/2005hhflatbed.pdf Model Deck Width Deck Length Price 8x12 76” 12 feet $2025 8x14 76” 14 feet $2085 8x16 76” 16 feet $2115 8x18 76” 18 feet $2235 8x20 76” 20 feet $2360 8.5x12 82” 12 feet $2085 8.5x14 82” 14 feet $2150 8.5x16 82” 16 feet $2180 8.5x18 82...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Jan 13, 2005 8:39 am
Forum: R/V • Trailer • Tow Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: 8 1/2 X 20 Trailers, they can't be that much
Replies: 11
Views: 2465

check it out, they're in San Bernardino.

http://www.intechequip.com/FlatbedTrailers.htm

They sell these trailers, prices are listed.

http://www.hhtrailer.com/
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Jan 13, 2005 2:06 am
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Can anyone hook me up with a dump station at my house?
Replies: 19
Views: 6224

Thanks everyone, my real problem is I might have to cut some concrete to get the sewer line to my side yard and its kind of far. Every one else on the street has markings on the curb that say E for electric W=water and S for sewer, the problem is I cant find mine must be in the driveway and when th...
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:32 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: converter or inverter just to run the T.V.
Replies: 9
Views: 2279

Converters make DC out of AC, inverters make AC out of DC. It depends how big the TV is, but the wattage is listed on a small label on the back, and probably for the DVD player too. For a small TV and a DVD player a 350 watt inverter would probably be fine. The rule of thumb is to figure your load t...
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Jan 12, 2005 5:19 pm
Forum: RV • Trailer • Tow Vehicle
Topic: Can anyone hook me up with a dump station at my house?
Replies: 19
Views: 6224

This is a piece of cake to do on your own. The problem is that it's very likely city won't allow it so of course you would never do it. Find your sewer pipe leaving the house, there's usually a cleanout there and it's usually in the garage. Assuming you would want to tie into the sewer as it leaves ...
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Jan 12, 2005 3:20 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: need advice on combo selection
Replies: 42
Views: 6391

DO they sell kits to make this beast? Isn't 3800 rpm on the low side when climbing dunes, don't engines have to rev high in order to get power? Like I said previously I only want to build this once, last time I didn't ask for help and listened to wanabees and I got an engine that sounded fast went ...
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Jan 10, 2005 5:33 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: What sound does a CV make before it goes...
Replies: 13
Views: 1889

How about suspension motion? Good poing Greg. My (limited) experience has shown that CVs cry the most at full droop or full bump, which makes a ton of sense 'cause that's where the angle is most severe. You'll never hear them at full bump, lol, but certain conditions such as going downhill with a v...
by Bob Tenwick
Sat Jan 08, 2005 2:41 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: What sound does a CV make before it goes...
Replies: 13
Views: 1889

I do have one with a hole in the boot :?: :?: click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click click clunk clunk click click click click click click click click click click clunk clunk clunk clunk click click click clunk clunk clunk c...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Jan 06, 2005 3:33 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Glamis Video
Replies: 6
Views: 1069

downloading now.. 8)

I just picked up this one...

http://www.racecamera.com/index_files/Page524.htm
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Dec 30, 2004 12:53 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Wheel offset
Replies: 2
Views: 860

more offset = less backspacing more offset = lower effective spring rate (wheel rate) more offset = greater bearing load (and greater spindle load on the front!) There's a lot more to it than this. I would ask the guy that set up your suspension geometry what front and rear backspacing are recommend...
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Dec 28, 2004 2:52 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Pics of our Buggy.
Replies: 10
Views: 1768

Now that is a beautiful car. Put beadlocks on it and it looks like you're done. (wouldn't that suck to have 525 horse and the weight of a V-8 twist one of those beads off on the business side of a 30 degree dune? :idea: 8) ) I know, there's always a critic... :o No offense amigo, I've been showing s...
by Bob Tenwick
Sat Dec 25, 2004 9:53 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Stay Home, BAD Weather Report!
Replies: 8
Views: 1787

Re: Stay Home, BAD Weather Report!

Monday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s to upper 40s. Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Breezy...cooler. Highs in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Tuesday Night A 60 percent chance of showers. Breezy. Lows in the upper 30s to upper 40s...
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Dec 24, 2004 9:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: And I thought SCROOGE was cold-hearted!
Replies: 39
Views: 4312

Sloppyduner wrote: Is there something I'm missing?
Yea, the part where you wait until he gets out of jail to sue him, lol.
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Dec 20, 2004 9:20 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: And I thought SCROOGE was cold-hearted!
Replies: 39
Views: 4312

First off, call the Police. This is theft and the police should be involved. Next step is to sue them. Good luck! That arrogant crook needs some justice. I agree. Call the police. This is mail theft and is a federal crime. Just because something is wrongly delivered to you does not give you the rig...
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Dec 14, 2004 12:19 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: 2005 Calendar now Available
Replies: 19
Views: 2016

Flo Haynes wrote:Fibertech in Santee, CA just ordered 100 calendars!!! =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>
You thought that was great... They agreed to sell an entire box of 180 instead!
by Bob Tenwick
Sun Dec 12, 2004 4:29 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Kids wrestling tutor needed in San Diego
Replies: 0
Views: 570

Kids wrestling tutor needed in San Diego

I live in Santee, and am looking for a wresting tutor for my nine year old. The kid has gobs of potential; smart, strong, and not an ounce of fat. He's well coordinated, a green belt in karate, and is enthusiastic. Anyone know any high school or college wrestlers that are good with kids with a few h...
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Dec 08, 2004 7:32 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT-80 performance -
Replies: 81
Views: 33020

lol, could you imagine the boy opening a box of beat-up used parts?

johhnytyler, madcap.
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:29 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT-80 performance -
Replies: 81
Views: 33020

no worries...

I just "won" a new one. Look carefully, the rear engine mount is in the pile, lol.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI ... AMEWN%3AIT
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Dec 03, 2004 10:40 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT-80 performance -
Replies: 81
Views: 33020

So... I'm bolting on the ATV Performance extended swing arms and Works shocks last night... turns out while trying to adjust the tie rods I discover the rear axle is cocked pretty good. There's what looks to be two little brackets bolting the axle / sprocket assemble to the tranny case and they're b...
by Bob Tenwick
Fri Dec 03, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: Fuel injection for Type IV VW, anybody using it?
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Fuel injection for Type IV VW, anybody using it?

I'm about to take the plunge into the world of FI. Type 4's are white elephants, I've never seen one in the dunes fuel injected. Does anyone have any experience with one??
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Dec 02, 2004 3:37 pm
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Yuma Sun article incorrectly attributes fatality to ISDRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4098

I just got this email from Michelle Volkman: I just wanted to let know that this morning, I got confirmation on the information you brought to my attention on Monday by both the California Highway Patrol and Bureau of Land Management. You were correct. And we will be running a correction in tomorro...
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Nov 29, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Yuma Sun article incorrectly attributes fatality to ISDRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4098

I don't think there is.

My quick calculations puts this road at least 25 miles outside the ISDRA boundary.
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:59 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Yuma Sun article incorrectly attributes fatality to ISDRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4098

I just called Michelle and she's going to correct the article if neccessary.
by Bob Tenwick
Mon Nov 29, 2004 9:52 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Yuma Sun article incorrectly attributes fatality to ISDRA
Replies: 21
Views: 4098

Fatality mars quiet holiday weekend at dunes BY MICHELLE VOLKMANN Nov 29, 2004 Local law enforcement officials said the holiday weekend was relatively quiet, despite one fatality at the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. First of all and most importantly, my condolances go to the friends and fami...
by Bob Tenwick
Sat Nov 27, 2004 9:35 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Photo Radar Ticket
Replies: 17
Views: 2129

I just saw a spot on the news about a new scam involving fake letters for radar tickets.
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Nov 18, 2004 2:48 am
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 80 Tires?
Replies: 16
Views: 3073

So has anybody tried these ITP tires on 10" rims on the front or am I gonna have to be the one to jump on the grenade again :?: :roll:
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Nov 17, 2004 7:18 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: Letter to OHMVR from the ASA
Replies: 44
Views: 7067

Amen.
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:20 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 80 Tires?
Replies: 16
Views: 3073

quanto??$
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:58 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 80 Tires?
Replies: 16
Views: 3073

oh, and was there case mods for the 105?

did you have to split the case? is it reliable?

how about the front tires?? 10" tall rims?
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:57 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 80 Tires?
Replies: 16
Views: 3073

greg what carb are you running on the 105?

I've got the dg 20mm.

does your carb bolt right to the reed cage or is there a manifold?
by Bob Tenwick
Tue Nov 16, 2004 2:04 pm
Forum: ATV & Motorcycle
Topic: LT 80 Tires?
Replies: 16
Views: 3073

I just ordered the extended a-arms and Works shocks from ATV Racing, and I'm looking for front sand tires. Darryl Smith Sand Tires has an ITP sandstar to fit the LT80, and it's a 19" tire, but it's on a 10" tall rim instead of an 8". I'm afraid this lower profile tire will eat up some of the added s...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:21 pm
Forum: SandRail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle
Topic: UMP air filtration installed
Replies: 12
Views: 1863

One question - does it work with the intake pointed down like that? I know you can mount them in just about any orientation but having the intake down just seemed like it would be less effective: 1 - if you run a prefilter on it like most people seem to it could easily fall off 2 - where does the c...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:12 pm
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Notching
Replies: 10
Views: 5909

Here's a couple pictures. The only tubing I had around was some 3/4" electrical conduit, and the holesaws aren't exactly the same for conduit as for tubing but it still came out pretty good. I just cut one notch at 45 degrees and spent about 20 seconds deburring it. It 2 or 3 minutes it could be mad...
by Bob Tenwick
Thu Nov 11, 2004 2:59 am
Forum: Welding and Fabrication
Topic: Notching
Replies: 10
Views: 5909

The guy across the street from me is a bitchin' guy. About three weeks ago he walks across the street and says, " Here Bob, I made a notcher for you."

I'll take some pics tomorrow and post them.

I couldn't build the thing and make it accurate like this one but maybe you can.
by Bob Tenwick
Wed Nov 10, 2004 9:05 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Need Ride from Riverside area to Santee
Replies: 10
Views: 1379

Troy if you can drop these at the same house you did last time in Clairmont that would be great. Call me first and I'll let them know you're coming.

Awesome.

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