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: 9835
Buttercup 1960's - Clip 2 of 2 - 18.7MB Views: 5709
Bobby roosting - 875KB Views: 6277
Shawn jumping - 890KB Views: 6459
Eric jumping - 870KB Views: 7387
Eric jumping again - 1.3MB Views: 5690
Jacob's first ride - 1.5MB Views: 5495
Savannah's first ride - 2MB Views: 5073
SandRazor Action Clip - 1.9MB Views: 7231
Extreme Performance - 1.7MB Views: 6487
Ice House & Spicey Eggs - 332KB Views: 4988
Eric's Subaru on Two - 3.7MB Views: 5206
Duning in the 60's - Episode 1 - 6.4MB Views: 6235
Duning in the 60's - Episode 2 - 2.3MB Views: 4069
Duning in the 60's - Episode 3 - 3MB Views: 4032
Duning in the 60's - Episode 4 - 3.1MB Views: 3705
Duning in the 60's - Episode 5 - 2.8MB Views: 3649
Duning in the 60's - Episode 6 - 3.5MB Views: 3862
Duning in the 60's - Episode 7 - 3.3MB Views: 3587
Duning in the 60's - Episode 8 - 3.2MB Views: 3603
Duning in the 60's - Episode 9 - 2.5MB Views: 3443
Duning in the 60's - Episode 10 - 3.1MB Views: 3412
Duning in the 60's - Episode 11 - 3.4MB Views: 3431
Duning in the 60's - Episode 12 - 4MB Views: 3469
Duning in the 60's - Episode 13 - 4.3MB Views: 3357
Duning in the 60's - Episode 14 - 3.2MB Views: 3363
Duning in the 60's - Episode 15 - 3.3MB Views: 3286
Duning in the 60's - Episode 16 - 3MB Views: 3383
Duning in the 60's - Episode 17 - 4.6MB Views: 3968
Drag Racing in the 60's - 4MB Views: 4246
Shooting the Hill in the 60's - 4.6MB Views: 5502

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