TMW Off-Road
Factory UTV
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Sport UTVs:
Polaris RZR XP 4 1000
Polaris RZR XP 1000
Arctic Cat Wildcat
Can-Am Maverick
Polaris RZR XP 900
Can-Am Commander
Yamaha Rhino
Kawasaki Teryx FI 4x4 Sport
Polaris RZR S


Sand Mountain Trip Report

August 15, 2008

Sand Mountain Nevada

Sand Mountain, NV

This was a quick trip for me, and will mark a change to the way I dune for now. I decided last March to sell my sand car, and today was the day I delivered it to its' new owner at Sand Mountain. 

Revenge Racing Silencer
Revenge Racing Silencer

I am really going to miss the rush that I got from a fast dune ride while following Pat (Duneflyer) or Mike (Mike330R) down in Glamis, but I think this will make things a lot more simple.

Kawasaki Teryx Buildup Project   Polaris RZR Buildup Project
Our Kawasaki Teryx and Polaris RZR

There will be no replacing the 600HP that came with my sand car.  Instead I will be chasing 75HP or 100HP in a UTV. I may be crazy, but I really enjoy the ability to do different types of terrain, and UTVs may be a lot slower, but they are very capable - from dunes to rock crawling and everything in between. With two side x side vehicles, we can gather up the whole family and go for a ride, and always have two vehicles in case of breakdown.

Getting ready for the Oregon Dunes - RZR & Teryx
I can fit both UTVs on a 16 ft. open trailer.

Will I be satisfied with the decision to go without a sand car?  I am not sure.  I do know that if I ever get another one, I will go with less power, smaller, lighter, more simple.  But then again, who really knows....

 
One trailer empty and one full

 
A couple more photos of Sand Mountain

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