SandRazor.com, your source for Southern California desert history and the best collection of vintage dune buggies on the Internet. Sandrazor.com is the only web site on the Internet that has both genuine and historcal photogrpahs and videos of vintage water-pumper dune buggies from the 1960's.
SandRazor.com is the only site on the Internet with actual video footage of water-pumper dunebuggies in the 1960's
Are you ready to see how sand duning used to be done over 40 years ago?SandRazor.com, the largest collection of vintage water-pumper videos on the Internet. Historic dune buggy photos and videos as well as hundreds of links to desert related web sites.

Sand duning all started with homemade buggies built with car frames and V8 engines. Water-pumpers are what they were called and it was pretty common to see big fat straight pipes coming right off the heads. It wasn't until everyone started going deaf that they decided mufflers might be a good idea. Suspension wasn't very high tech and most guys ran solid rear axles and wishbone front-ends that helped them traverse the giant sand dunes. Paddle tires were unheard of and guys had to groove their own tires. In fact, they often attached two rims together and ran with dual hand grooved tires for added traction and stability. With each buggy built, there was a lesson learned and over time, buggies started to evolve into some really slick machines.

To all of the original desert rats, sand duning was like hot rodding but they cruised the sand rather then the street. Hill climbing competitions and drag racing were common events as every duner wanted to prove their buggy was the top dog. Aside from their competitive nature, sand duners enjoyed one thing the most, and that was simply the freedom of roaming the massive sand hills and enjoying the peace and tranquility that the sand dunes offered them.

Please enjoy all of the old vintage footage of some of the original buggies to conquer the dunes as Sandrazor.com is the only web site I've come across on the Internet that has any videos of those old historic water-pumpers.
Videos
Buttercup 1960's - Clip 1 of 2 - 16.8MB Views: 9155
Buttercup 1960's - Clip 2 of 2 - 18.7MB Views: 5221
Bobby roosting - 875KB Views: 5775
Shawn jumping - 890KB Views: 5955
Eric jumping - 870KB Views: 6928
Eric jumping again - 1.3MB Views: 5189
Jacob's first ride - 1.5MB Views: 5031
Savannah's first ride - 2MB Views: 4600
SandRazor Action Clip - 1.9MB Views: 6724
Extreme Performance - 1.7MB Views: 6011
Ice House & Spicey Eggs - 332KB Views: 4551
Eric's Subaru on Two - 3.7MB Views: 4708
Duning in the 60's - Episode 1 - 6.4MB Views: 5517
Duning in the 60's - Episode 2 - 2.3MB Views: 3587
Duning in the 60's - Episode 3 - 3MB Views: 3558
Duning in the 60's - Episode 4 - 3.1MB Views: 3249
Duning in the 60's - Episode 5 - 2.8MB Views: 3199
Duning in the 60's - Episode 6 - 3.5MB Views: 3380
Duning in the 60's - Episode 7 - 3.3MB Views: 3134
Duning in the 60's - Episode 8 - 3.2MB Views: 3162
Duning in the 60's - Episode 9 - 2.5MB Views: 3024
Duning in the 60's - Episode 10 - 3.1MB Views: 3010
Duning in the 60's - Episode 11 - 3.4MB Views: 2949
Duning in the 60's - Episode 12 - 4MB Views: 2993
Duning in the 60's - Episode 13 - 4.3MB Views: 2914
Duning in the 60's - Episode 14 - 3.2MB Views: 2921
Duning in the 60's - Episode 15 - 3.3MB Views: 2849
Duning in the 60's - Episode 16 - 3MB Views: 2957
Duning in the 60's - Episode 17 - 4.6MB Views: 3493
Drag Racing in the 60's - 4MB Views: 3779
Shooting the Hill in the 60's - 4.6MB Views: 4991

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