Ian's House of Thud
Some decade I'll find a more meaningful way to organize my page.
Until then, just follow the links presented here. Many of them are
only available in the "News and updates" section below.
The doors before you are as follows.
Original homepage This is were it all started many years ago (Links
to other sites in here too).
My '97 Montana Motorcycle
trip. (story and photos )
My motorcycle plus some
motorcycle technical articles
My Car Page (all about my
VW R32 and old GTI-VR6 and more) plus the Car Multimedia Page
Flight II Oddities Flight
simulator stuff from one of the first super high res terrain flight simulators (dated, but
no place to put stuff like this).
'98 Travelogue and
Newsletter. (Story and 35 cool photos)
Nikon Coolpix 990 Photo Galleries on Fototime (Updated 11/11/04)
Complete Index of all my Photographic Galleries (Updated
Videos of lots of strange stuff (Updated 10/23/03)
My Video channel on YouTube with a mix of FPV, driving and other videos.
My Video channel on Vimeo with lots of FPV related videos (updated regularly)
My Radio Controlled Soaring Page and Real Time Wind
and Weather Page (Updated 11/10)
9/11 Archive Raw and Uncut - A collection of archived videos and images from the days following 9/11.
About my images and animations (Basically,
ask before using, and do not hotlink my images, unless you want me to redirect you to
I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
News and web page updates
- Dec 9, 2012 - Updated links and thumbnails on the Weather Page to fix some broken ones and add a couple.
- Aug 22, 2010 - 9/11 Archive Raw and Uncut - For the 10 year anniversary, I present a collection of videos and photos I archived in the days immediately following 9/11
- Nov 7, 2010 - Updated Weather page with new thumbnails
- January 1 2008 - Updated Differentials Page (This is the most searched for page on my
- Dec 2007 - Updated my Real Time Wind and Weather page
- Summer and Fall 2007 - Lots and lots of new stuff added over on the Media Server,
particularly in the Car and RC Video pages
- June 2007 - Big server move
- January 2007 - Updated Car-A/V page with bunch of new snow R32 videos.
Drifting at night, and day, with and without music.. etc.
- April 2006- Added videos from the recent Western Colorado Slope Soaring Challenge combat
event in the rc sections of media server
- March 3/06 - Added 2006 SoCal R32 GTG
Gallery and several in-car track videos
from Streets of Willow Raceway
- Nov 10/05 - Added new track and soaring videos to media server in car and rc
- Sept 15/05 - Colorado/Arizona/Utah road trip photos
- Sept 15/05 - Lots and lots of new rc and car related videos over on the media server
- Nov 11/04 - Updated Car A/V page with R32 related videos, and
some updates on the Car page
- Nov 11/04 - Update Fototime link, because my fototime album expired.. oops.
- Oct 04 - Put up a new media server with all of my
automotive and R/C videos
- Feb 3/04 - Update Photo Index Page
- Feb 3/04 - Updated Car page with new R32 information and created
an old car page for my GTI-VR6
- Feb 2/04 - Added new R32 Gallery
with glamor shots of my new car
- Oct 23/03 - Added a bunch of newish R/C videos to my Videos page.
- Sept 9/03 - Some updates to the Slope
sites review page
- Sept 8/03 - Added a page with some photos and videos flying a
site I call Highway 93 West (just south of Boulder)
- August 30/03 - Added some new gliders to the R/C Soaring page
including NCFM M60 and Polecat Aero XP3 links.
- May/03 - Added some photos and videos of the Ed Berg Spinner EPP
- March/03 - Couple new videos on the video page
- March/03 - Added Gavin Dennis's page on how
to replace the ABS module to the car page
- Janurary 29/03 - Added some new R/C related videos
featuring onboard views from my Miraj F3F
- January 5/03 - Added a couple new videos to the RC section of my Video
page including the Dogan flying at the powerlines.
- December 02 - Added a page detailing how to replace the
hand brake/e-brake cables on a GTI-VR6.
- November 30/02 - Updated Video page with new R/C and Car
videos and Car Page Links, and Car A/V page
with new Car video
- November 15/02 - Updated my Car Page with current mods and other
- November 14/02 - Adding a link here to some aerial
photos I took on a flight between LA and Denver plus a cool stereogram of Denver from
- November 14/02 - Added Zagi Reincarnate, Bolo DLG, Coyote and Moth information to
the R/C page
- November 14/02 - Car and R/C Updates to the Various Posts
- October 26/02 - Updates to the local realtime Weather page
- October 25/02 - Added a transcribed article comparing the upcoming Golf R32 to the
Mercedes C30 AMG
- October 13/02 - Added Barnum and
Bailey Circus album to albums index page
- October 2002 - Added a page describing how to modify Hella Dual
Round Projectors for an HID conversion and final
results of new HIDS.
- July 27/02 - Added first Second Creek Raceway video to Car A/V page
- July 29/02 - Added a new Cloud
pics album to the albums index page
- June 26/02 - Updates to R/C soaring page, R/C slope reviews page and new realtime weather/wind page
- June 23/02 - Updated R/C page with info about the new Bluto 56" and a link to my Miraj dynamic
soaring (DS) videos.
- May 14/02 - Added photos of the 2002
1 Lap of America event at PPIR to the photo page
- Apr 13/02 - Brand new page showing my web forum and USENET
history of posts. Lots of
technical information about the car, and motorcycles, and various hobbiest stuff.
Updated related car/rc/motorcycle pages.
- Apr 11/02 - Updated my car page with new technical links
- Mar 28/02 - Updated Denver/Boulder R/C
soaring reviews page with photos and more reviews.
- Feb 27/02 - Added photos of all my models to the R/C Soaring Page.
- Feb 7/02 - Added a new R/C Soaring Page to start organizing all the
information about my gliders and soaring photos.
- Feb 6/02 - Added a page with links to some Discus Launch Glider videos
- Feb 5/02 - Updated Video page and Car
A/V page with new streamable WMV versions of Mt. Evans videos.
- Feb 4/02 - Added Construction photos of my new NCFM Bluto R/C slope glider
- Dec 7/01 - Added videos of my new Nemesis R/C slope racer
flying for only the second time to the videos page
- Dec 1/01 - Added some photos of R/C soaring with a couple new
gliders (Nemesis and a friend's homebuilt).
- Nov 18/01 - Added photos of Leonid Meteor Storm to Photo Index Page
- Nov 6/01 - Added photos of Aurora Borealis from near Denver to
Photo Index Page
- Oct 24/01 - Added Review of various
Denver/Boulder RC Soaring sites
- Sept 24/01 - Added Roadtrip Utah
2001 photos to photos page
- Aug 26/01 - Added a bunch of videos of my R/C JW glider doing aerobatics to the video page
- Aug 20/01 - Added links to some good technical articles to motorcycle
- Aug 16/01 - Added Rob Baldwin's video of his GTI-VR6
at the Streets of Willow to my Car A/V Page
- Aug 12/01 - Updated My Car Page and My
Photo Index Page and Car Audio/Video/Photo Page
- Aug 02/01 - Added Statistics page for houseofthud.com (updated every day)
- Aug 02/01. - Added multimedia page with videos of Moby Concert,
Driving Videos and R/C glider videos
- Aug 02/01 - Moved www.houseofthud.com
to a new server.
- July 28/01 - Moby Area: One
- July 18/01 - Montana Trip Summer
2001 photos (raccoon, fire photo, aerial logging)
- May 5/01 - Volkswagens on
the Green 2001 photos added to the photo page
- April 12/01 - Updated car page with VR6
CableShift Linkage adjustment instructions and
finally added a section listing all my car's modifications.
Feb 3/01 - Automotive Differentials page updated
with more information about torsen diffs
- Jan 20/01 - Added Denver
Millennium Celebration Photos to Photo Index Page
- Dec 11/00 - Added Snowy
Nighttime Drive to Photo Index Page
- Nov 28/00 - Added a bunch of new links to
the old home page, like to the awesome How Stuff Works site.
- Oct 01/00 - Added GTI-VR6
Auto-X photos featuring myself and Seth Frader on 3 wheels
- Aug 20/00 - Added Second
Creek Raceway photo album
- Aug 18/00 - Added Josephine
- June 28th/00 - Added Photo Index of all my Galleries on Photopoint and Fototime
- June 24/00 - June 24 Auto-X at Coors Field, and updates
to Car A/V Page.
- June 6/00 - June 4 Auto-X at Coors Field
- March 19/00 - March 19th Auto-X Page again at
- Feb 20/00 - New Feb 20 Auto-X Page after today's event
at Bandimere Speedway.
Also updated my Car Audio/Video/Auto-X Index a little
- Jan 22/00 - New
Years 2000 Montana Road Trip Photos
- Jan 21/00 - Lunar
- Nov 24/99 - In car video of a run up a twisty road in the rocky
- Nov 12/99 - Sherefe'
- Sept 27/99 - Photos for Trish's Colorado
GTI-VR6 Drive in the mountains.
- Aug 14/99 - Added link to Nikon
Coolpix 950 photo gallery to this page.
- Aug 05/99 - Montana 99 trip pictures (24 pics) taken with new
Nikon Coolpix 950
- Jul 23/99 - A few of the first photos taken with Coolpix
- June 26/99 - Fast San Francisco Road Trip in a
GTI-VR6 (15 new pictures)
- June 14/99 - New GTI-VR6 Teves 20 EDL Disable switch
- June 10/99 - This and this fell
on my car today. Ouch.
- May 30/99 - Thunderstorm timelapse at night
- May 19/99 - The Colorado GTI-VR6 contingent get out to see the One Lap of America GTI-VR6 race team
- May 1/99 - My 4th Order Bandpass Subwoofer Project
- Jan 22/99 - The ABS slide path diagram
- Jan 15/99 - GTI-VR6 Fogs-only Stock Headlight Switch
mod page added
- Jan 14/99 - Automotive Differentials page added
- Dec 12/98 - A bunch of updates to this index page.
- Dec 12/98 - Some of my original artwork. All
- Dec 8/98 - Finally, the '98 Road Trips Newsletter.
Lots of pictures.
- Nov 24/98 - Check out the new gallery of summer
- Nov 2/98 - Spiffed up this index a bit with new buttons .
- Oct 25/98 - Added Projektzwo headlight installation
and painting pics to car page.
- Sept 22/98 - Steamboat TDM Pictures and some updates
to the FU2 Oddities page.
- Sept 8/98 - Updated this index and added some stuff to the vr6
- May 10/98 - Finally some pictures of my new cute little
rocket and a short description
- May 2/98 - VW GTI VR6 sounds (my new car)
- April 9/98 - Added FlightII Oddities
- March 26/98 - Updated old homepage, including a bunch of new links.
- February 3/98 - FS98 Helicopter flying tips
- October 97 - October Blizzard in Denver
- September 7/97 - Created motorcycle page
- September 3/97 - Created Montana Motorcycle Trip pages
- August 97 - Vi Learn download pages. Best UNIX vi tutorial in
- April 96 - Lissajous animations lll2 and liss3.gif
created on hp48
- December 96 - Original home page