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  1. Jeff Furrier

    Roger Mears Budweiser Jeep J-10 Honcho Re-build

    I’ve finally started a build thread on the Roger Mears Budweiser Jeep Honcho in Show & Tell. I’ll try to update the Vintage forum when I update the build thread. My goal is to race the Mint 400 and NORRA 2017, we'll see how it goes! RDC Show & tell Facebook SaveBud Instagram SaveBud
  2. Jeff Furrier

    Roger Mears Budweiser Jeep J-10 Honcho ++ Restoration ++

    Soo…I’ve owned the Bud Honcho for a year and now finally have the time to kick off a build thread. I’ll do my best to answer all questions and keep it updated while I work my day job at UPR Racing Supply. I suspect this will actually consume less time than answering daily Rory Wards texts about...
  3. Jeff Furrier

    107F Saturday for the 500 !

    I know it’s pretty elementary, but 107 dressed in your layers of Nomex is a recipe for serious heat related illnesses. Besides racers keeping hydrated, chase crews should be able to identify and be equipped to treat dehydration or even heat stroke. Starting hydrated, then maintaining the...
  4. Jeff Furrier

    Show your open trailer, looking for ideas for a new one.

    I need to larger open trailer, mine isn't wide enough for a full size truck. I'd like to see picks of what you're using or any revolutionary ideas along with builder recommendations.
  5. Jeff Furrier

    Pro Photo service for NORRA

    I know its last minute, but if any of you NORRA racers are looking to professionally capture your memories or need PR pictures, Matt Kartozian(Kartman on RDC) will be at the race and is his services are available for hire. You should be familiar with his work if you’re a desert race regular...
  6. Jeff Furrier

    looking for some Centerline truck wheels were sold at the swap meet

    Evidently there were a couple sets of the old Centerline 15x8 or 9 5 on 5.5 light truck racing wheels sold at the swap meet over the weekend. I couldn't make it, but missed a couple of calls telling me about them. Carlos from Baja pits had a set and there was another set that was said to be...
  7. Jeff Furrier

    Anyone Know Tom Strong?

    I working on a history project and Tom Strong could have some answers. I heard he lives in Hemet, buy havent been able to track him down. Please PM me if you have his contact information, or post up some clues. Thanks!
  8. Jeff Furrier

    Missing NORRA Racer Chaser - Found

    Bike Chaser missing- http://www.race-dezert.com/forum/threads/missing-norra-1000-racer.122030/ Went missing after the finish in Cabo. His name is Scott Burris he was chasing for the 007 bike team in a ford e350 van AZ license plate FRED TU. if you've seen or heard from him you can PM me. Thanks
  9. Jeff Furrier

    Class 7 transmissions…G Force, Richmond …..?

    I’m trying to figure out what transmission to use in the Chevy S10 I’m restoring. It originally had a Doug Nash from the GM road racing factory program, which I don’t have and cant get. I’m looking at a Richmond road race or G Force 5R 5. The G Force is a common Pro Light application and I’ve...
  10. Jeff Furrier

    NORRA Road Book solution for single seaters

    Here’s the stystem I’ve come up with for NORRA to help adapt to the Rally format as used by NORRA. There are some extra images to show how limited the space in a single seater for extra navigation equipment. If you’re not using the Road Book information you’re at a disadvantage for several...
  11. Jeff Furrier

    New Mexico Racing in the 80's-90's? NMORRA

    Anyone have information on who ran this series or possibly results from the races? I cant find any information in the old magazines. Thanks!
  12. Jeff Furrier

    So long Charlie!

    We’re losing the last Mohicans; PT Charlie Engelbart has hit the road in his homey to explore life beyond SCORE Contingency. I’ve been seeing Charlie at the races since I started going 82, and he started before 8 years before that. I’ll miss busing his [email protected]$ at the races as he’s one of the few...
  13. Jeff Furrier

    Vintage parts I need and parts I don’t

    I’m starting this thread as a resource for hard to find parts that I’m sure many of you have or know where to find. This is not a classified ads thread; it’s for help locating resto parts. Here are some basic rules to keep it clean, feel free to suggest a rule to keep the thread on track. Keep...
  14. Jeff Furrier

    Norra 1000 2014 !

    Ensenada start, bikes leave early for safety and to free up rooms in BOLA, should be another great event! NORRA Announces Official Dates for 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000 Rally -- Ensenada to Host...
  15. Jeff Furrier

    NORRA Road Book holder/bag available

    Last year I had my road book in the plastic goodie bag I got at registration jammed on the side of my seat, it worked but it wasn't easy to manage. On my post race notes from last year I had "Road Book Holder" written down, so I had one made. As these things go, I showed it to a couple of people...
  16. Jeff Furrier

    KC Smiley Face covers, who has some for the 118 Chenowth?

    I'd like to run some of the original KC Dayliter covers on the 118, but cant find them anywhere! I dont want the newer style with the sunglasses or the hard plastic, I need to be OG! Who's got some hidden in their shop? I'll gladly pay or trade.
  17. Jeff Furrier

    UPR Racing Supply at the Mint between 8th and 9th near Tech

    The UPR rig will be set up during the Mint 400 Contingency between 8th and 9th st. We’re a long way down, but save your money until you get to us and we’ll make it worth your while! We’ll have our regular good deals on: Racing suits, shoes, gloves, helmets, under-layers, helmet shields and...
  18. Jeff Furrier

    Trophy Kart Racing Suit questions/Deal

    We constantly have opportunities to buy high end closeout racing suits in small sizes from the manufacturers, but we usually don’t buy them because they are hard to sell. My question is that if you had a chance to buy $1000-$1500.00 smaller sized suits for $200-$400.00, would you spend the...
  19. Jeff Furrier

    The Skinny on what UPR will have going on at the Blue Water

    UPR Racing Supply will be at the Blue Water with are usual mix of goods, plus some new stuff and special deals. If you need anything that we may not usually keep on the trailer, give us a call and we’ll get loaded on the trailer. If you’re not buying from us, you’re getting beat by someone...
  20. Jeff Furrier

    Mickey Thompson's Marines Car !

    Here’s another legendary vintage off road racer that’s being saved to be raced in an upcoming NORRA 1000. The Marines car as it is known was the first of Mickey Thompson's single seat V8 powered cars that was raced in 1976 and 1977. The car is pretty much complete, but was in his garage...