hi, new socal member checking in. - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > Community Forums > WF New Member Check In

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 02-07-2007, 05:21 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 2
hi, new socal member checking in.

just joined these forums to find out information about jeeps since i see myself as a potential buyer [soon?]

how i got introduced to jeeps: my cousins and i were gonna watch a movie and decided we would go w/ one of their friends that has a open top [lifted] jeep. boy was it a blast.. since then i've been hooked because i love the feeling [i dont know why but its awesome]

i just wanted to ask 2 quick questions.. are they reliable as daily drivers? and whts the insurance like on them? [i have 21st century]

see you around the forums!

amru is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 05:26 PM   #2
amy
Kalashnikitty

WF Supporting Member
 
amy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Spokane wa
Posts: 5,584
Send a message via Yahoo to amy
Welcome to WF.

My jeep is my daily driver and it always gets me where I need to go, even when non-jeep owners are snowed in.

My insurance is pretty low but I've got other things going for me that vehicle type. YMMV

amy is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 08:47 PM   #3
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
chucky cheese's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: We eat stuff outa ditches!
Posts: 4,669
cowabunga! nothing like topless tuesdays
__________________
It ain't easy being cheesy:

Sometimes I make decisions like famous people.
George Armstrong Custer "lets go over that hill, I think those are friendly indians!"

Titanic's Captain Smith "What icebergs? Full speed ahead!"
chucky cheese is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 08:51 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
amerijeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Mississippi.
Posts: 4,057
Welcome to the club.
__________________
To all who serve, Thank You.
amerijeep is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 09:17 PM   #5
coilovers are damn flexy
 
bluvikng's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Texas
Posts: 3,260
Ain't nothing better, than a Jeep. On road, and off road. Hope you take the plunge, and join the fun. Welcome to this forum, and to all the great people that Jeep.
bluvikng is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 09:30 PM   #6
Extremely Humble

WF Lifetime Member
 
Scout's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Midland Texas
Posts: 11,549
Welcome to the forum.

To answer your first question - yes they can make a great daily driver in stock form and even modified form. The only thing you have to be carefull of is when you start to modify your Jeep you need to be sure that all the components are of good quality, they're installed properly, and they (at least) enhance the other components on your Jeep. Stock Jeeps are great. Modified Jeeps can pose some "daily driver" problems.

Also as far as insurance goes there are too many facrors involved in that to give you a firm answer. What you will need to realize is they are all 4wd and they're basically considered a convertible. Both of which usually have higher insurance rates (usually).
__________________

|
|

03 Rubicon | 36" Iroks | Chromo D44's w/Rear Spool | 5.5" RK LA | 5.13s | Armored Head to Toe
Scout is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 09:45 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
binaryking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Elverson
Posts: 1,249
Send a message via Yahoo to binaryking
In the 7 years I've owned my Jeep the only thing that broke was a sway bar connector. Heck, I'm still running my stock rear brakes. I drive it everyday, it is my ONLY vehicle. For now. Soon it will become a trail rig, and then ALL bets are off.

Your insurance rates will depend on your driving record. I used to drive a 95 Monte Carlo in another life, and the insurance for my Jeep brand new, was about the same. Now that I'm older than 25 it has gone down even more. I think I pay about 65 bucks a month for full coverage. I have no accidents on my record. knock on wood.

Also, I don't know where you are located but if you're looking for a new Jeep, I'm in sales at a dealership in PA. We can drop ship to any dealership in the U.S. Just FYI. I'm not a pushy SOB or anything. Well not usually. lol
__________________
Victory shall be mine!!!

2000 TJ Sport 4.0L
2002 WJ Sport 4.7L

Buncha junk I've spent hard earned money on.


Sorry I couldn't resist. It's the third grader in me coming out

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...chris/logo.jpg
binaryking is offline   Quote
Old 02-07-2007, 10:17 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
BILLYWALTON's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: CARROLLTON GEORGIA
Posts: 190
Welcome To The Board....get A Yj
__________________
1990 Jeep Laredo,YJ,stocker,2 inch body lift,4.2,auto,factory rims with 31x10.50x15 tires,black with gray hardtop.
CARROLLTON GEORGIA

1966 Mustang,289,auto black on black

"I have the right to remain silent" I just don't have the ability.
BILLYWALTON is offline   Quote
Old 02-08-2007, 03:37 PM   #9
Newb
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 2
thnks for all the replies guys

so far i have a clean record and plan on spending ?<5kish on a used YJ if i find one. hopefully i can get this insurance thing sorted out becuase i dont want to be paying to much for that or repairs whn and if the time comes. being a broke college student w/ no job sucks.

amru is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New member from NY checking in... Eman10 WF New Member Check In 10 05-04-2008 08:03 PM
New member - Checking In - Agent WF New Member Check In 8 05-02-2008 04:39 PM
New Member Checking In HighTechRedneck WF New Member Check In 17 02-27-2008 10:56 PM
New member checking in theoldawg WF New Member Check In 5 10-16-2007 07:38 PM
Jeep clubs, are you a member of one? kg4kpg Off-Topic 26 08-29-2007 05:35 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:27 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC