My daughter's GF drives this... - Page 2 - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 03-01-2011, 07:34 PM   #31
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Lake in the Hills, IL
Posts: 611
Quote:
Originally Posted by Airborneguy View Post
Hey I had a Samurai awhile back, and that was one fun vehicle! I loved that thing. Selling it was the dumbest thing I ever did.
I'm not bashing the Samurai, I'm bashing the people who call those vehicles Jeeps

ratuna is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2011, 07:49 PM   #32
Jeeper
 
Dogzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Coastal NC
Posts: 931
I had an '07 white unlimited with a black hardtop. I STILL can't convince my Dad that it wasn't a Hummer. Other than being a GM vehicle, Hummers aren't all that bad.

Dogzilla is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2011, 10:21 PM   #33
Newb
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dogzilla
Other than being a GM vehicle, Hummers aren't all that bad.
GM.....yuck =( I would rather own a Hyundai. Just like Corvette drivers Hummer drivers are all show and no go. Can't get a Corvette driver to race and get a Hummer driver to go off road.
Haedes is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 07:08 AM   #34
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 119
Images: 2
I am a newbie here on the forum, but I had a 2009 H3 Adventure, this is like the Rubicon of Hummers and I have to say I loved it. It had freakish power anytime I needed it, it had more room and handled crazy good on trails. The weight of the Adventure, is about 500lbs more than the Rubi and about 1000 lbs more than the Sport. It is roomier than the Jeep and had fulltime 4wheel drive.

With all that said, as of Monday, I have a 2010 Unlimited Sport. The Jeep is a smoother ride on the paved roads, is easier to modify, is cheaper to modify, has more availability of mod parts, has more accessories and toys, is "Jeep" (I think you guys know what I mean), is tighter on trails and has more community.

I this is my 6th jeep and I have to say I have missed it. I was on my way home the other day from the dealer, and I got my first wave (My last jeep was 2001) and I remembered how much I LOVED driving a Jeep. There is something special about it and if you have never driven one or owned one, you cannot understand the bond that you have with your Jeep. I cannot explain in words, but other Jeep Peeps know what I mean.

I do miss a few aspects of the Hummer as it has some really cool things that are purely Hummer, but I think it says a lot, that it is at the Jeep dealer being sold and I am driving my 6th Wrangler! Will never bad mouth the H3, but I doubt I will ever own another.
Zombie-Sniper is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 07:19 AM   #35
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 764
Quote:
Originally Posted by Haedes View Post
GM.....yuck =( I would rather own a Hyundai. Just like Corvette drivers Hummer drivers are all show and no go. Can't get a Corvette driver to race and get a Hummer driver to go off road.
If you have one of them new challangers you don't want to race a vette. Far as that goes don't even race a camero unless you want to loose. Probably best to stick to racing hyundais with your mopar junk!!
KSCRUDE is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 10:14 AM   #36
Jeeper
 
ZOMB1E's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Wisconsin
Posts: 483
__________________

ZOMB1E is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 12:05 PM   #37
Jeeper
 
Flipto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Maitland, FL
Posts: 68
When I first got my JK some people said it kinda looked like a hummer. My reply was no, hummers kinda look like it.
Flipto is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 12:11 PM   #38
Jeeper
 
Dogzilla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Coastal NC
Posts: 931
Psssssst.........Hummers preceeded JKs.
Dogzilla is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 12:39 PM   #39
Jeeper
 
ColdSRT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Fairbanks,AK
Posts: 543
Quote:
Originally Posted by KSCRUDE
If you have one of them new challangers you don't want to race a vette. Far as that goes don't even race a camero unless you want to loose. Probably best to stick to racing hyundais with your mopar junk!!
Who said anything about a challenger?

While we are on the subject though my 08 has more than one camaro under it's belt. I have also lost to one. So what. Big deal. They are all fast. The new 392 engine in the challenger and it's suspension improvements are something to watch out for. Then gm will drop the z and it is back to war. Someone always has something faster. Be happy with what you have.
ColdSRT is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 12:50 PM   #40
Jeeper
 
ZOMB1E's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Wisconsin
Posts: 483
Who races cars in the streets?
__________________

ZOMB1E is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 01:45 PM   #41
Jeeper
 
ColdSRT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Fairbanks,AK
Posts: 543
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZOMB1E
Who races cars in the streets?
Idiots. That is who. All my wins and losses came at the track. Got tired of it and decided to go off roading instead. Traded my srt jeep for this one. Before I got rid of it my buddy with an LJ kept telling me to get a jeep. I told him I have one and it's faster than yours. He says not off road. I say even off road I will get stuck or break something much faster than you.
ColdSRT is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 02:06 PM   #42
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NW burbs IL
Posts: 1,075
H2 & H3's are just glorified Chevys with more blind spots.... now as for Jeeps not many blind spots at all, if any. but the H2 is a glorified burb, and the H3 is a glorified s-10 Blazer. last time a checked both of those trucks arn't anything close to a Jeep.
97flexy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 03:24 PM   #43
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
RB-10rubicon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Princeton area in new jersey
Posts: 1,444
Try taking the top off on a hummer ...i get the sawsall and the jaws of life .besides there not in production any more and in my opinion is that the h1 is the only real hummer
RB-10rubicon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 03:29 PM   #44
Jeeper
 
j33pZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Florida
Posts: 349
I have to be honest. I do want, and have always wanted, a HMMWV. Those are a little hard to come by, at least in good shape. I also want a TOW mounted on top for those pesky wild hogs.

I dont care for the "Hummers", though.
__________________
"Save the plates for the supper table, I got a Skid Bar"
j33pZ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 03:30 PM   #45
Jeeper
 
MLaborde's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: East Texas
Posts: 427
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZOMB1E View Post

GAH! MY EYES!!!!
MLaborde is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 04:07 PM   #46
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 519
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZOMB1E
Go figure, 0 bids.
smaxberry is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 04:20 PM   #47
Jeeper
 
amenendez_90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Posts: 50

Here is a comparison and my JKU is not even close to a hummer, Not near as tall/long/wide-maybe close.
AMen


2010 4 JKU
2010 Hummer
Engine
V6, 3.8 Liter
V8, Flex Fuel, 5.3 Liter
Horsepower
202 @ 5200 RPM
300 @ 5200 RPM
Torque
237 @ 4000 RPM
320 @ 4000 RPM
Gas Mileage
16 mpg
13 mpg City / 16 mpg Hwy
Bore x Stroke
3.78 x 3.43
3.78 x 3.62
Compression Ratio
9.6
9.7
Fuel Type
Gas
Flexible Fuel
Fuel Induction
Sequential Fuel Induction
Sequential Fuel Induction
Valve Train
Overhead Valve
Overhead Valve
Valves Per Cylinder
2
2
Total Number Valves
12
16
Transmission
Manual, 6-Spd w/Overdrive
Automatic, 4-Spd w/Overdrive
Dimensions & Capacity


Fuel Capacity
22.5
23
Wheel Base
116.0 inches
111.9 inches
Overall Length
184.4 inches
187.5 inches
Width
82.8 inches
85.0 inches
Height
72.4 inches
73.2 inches
Curb Weight
4269 lbs.
4883 lbs.
Turning Radius
41.2
37
Standard Axle Ratio
3.21
4.1
Maximum Ground Clearance
10.2
9.7
Head Room: Front
41.3 inches
40.7 inches
Head Room: Rear
40.4 inches
39.8 inches
Leg Room: Front
41.0 inches
41.9 inches
Leg Room: Rear
37.2 inches
36.1 inches
Shoulder Room: Front
55.8 inches
54.4 inches
Shoulder Room: Rear
56.8 inches
53.5 inches
Antilock Brakes
Standard
Standard
Wheel Type
Cast Aluminum
Chrome
Leather
Optional
Standard
Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard
Power Steering
Standard
Standard
Rear Window Defroster
Optional
Standard
Tilt Wheel
Standard
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Not Available
Standard Airbag
Driver, Passenger
Driver, Head / Curtain, Passenger, Rear Curtain
Child Door Locks
Standard
Standard
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Not Available
Crash Test Ratings


Driver Front
5 Star Rating
5 Star Rating
Passenger Front
5 Star Rating
4 Star Rating
Front Side
No Test Planned
5 Star Rating
Rear Side
No Test Planned
5 Star Rating
Rollover Rating
3 Star Rating
3 Star Rating


amenendez_90 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 04:23 PM   #48
Jeeper
 
amenendez_90's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Posts: 50
Here is a comparison and my JKU is not even close to a hummer, Not near as tall/long/wide-maybe close.
AMenhummer v jeep.pdf
amenendez_90 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 04:42 PM   #49
Jeeper
 
JIMBOX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 9,914




I think you guys should start going to church !!

JIMBO
__________________
"ya gotta have class"
JIMBOX is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 04:52 PM   #50
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: ski slope NJ
Posts: 475
wel, i have my 08 jku parked in the driveway next to the 08 h3 i bought for my daughter. much safer for new drivers. i will never understand why people think they look alike, don't see it.
navret is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 05:04 PM   #51
Jeeper
 
Geno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Central California
Posts: 492
Look, we are all Jeep People! Thats why we are here. We dont like Hummers, otherwise we would be on Hummer Forum. Same goes for Broncos.......ect. Hating on the other guys was fun in High School (I think), but as we get older..... well, just let them do what they do and we will do what we do.
Geno is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 05:29 PM   #52
Just a kid at heart...

WF Supporting Member
 
seadog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Almost where I belong...
Posts: 14,138
My original post wasn't to turn this into a Hummer bashing thread.

I just thought it was funny that she thinks I'm being serious that she can't park in the driveway.

Personally, I think it's a good looking ride, and like I said, it's the perfect vehicle for a new driver. Even if she hits a dump truck, odds are, everybody walks away. And since my daughter rides with her, that's a good thing.
__________________
Brian



I tried to be good, but I got bored...
seadog is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 08:46 PM   #53
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 26
Nice!!! Make her park around the corner instead!
__________________
Phoenix45
2010 JK Unlimited 2010 / 1996 Grand Cherokee
1988 Wrangler YJ / 1973 CJ5
1811 M60A1 crewman / 1812 M1A1 TC
1803 Assault Amphibian Officer
Phoenix45 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 09:11 PM   #54
Jeeper
 
rics1997's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Bristol, Tn
Posts: 4,764
The biggest difference in a Jeep and a Hummer is you buy a Jeep for fun with the top off, most buy a very capable Hummer for show
__________________
2010 Dark Charcoal Pearl Jeep Wrangler Sport S Automatic
4.88 Yukon w/Trac-Lok rear and Eaton ELocker Front - Synergy Gussets - B&M 70264 Trans Cooler
BDS 3" lift - BDS Fox 2.0 Racing Shocks
XHD front Bumper - Trektop NX - Goodyear MT/R w/Kevlar 35X12.5X15 on MB Chaos 5 Wheels - Thrush Turbo Muffler

Become a WranglerForum Supporting Member!
rics1997 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-02-2011, 09:38 PM   #55
Jeeper
 
_Havok's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Elmira NY
Posts: 28
"While your out buying a Hummer, kids in africa are starving!" A joke I heard on Bob and Tom. they really are just a pricey POS. I asked a local guy if he liked his, he said his only had a three cylinder motor! thats crazy. But all the guys round here that drive em are usually jerks. at least round here anyway.
__________________
98 Wrangler TJ
"All you need is a Dremel and a dream"
_Havok is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-07-2011, 12:12 AM   #56
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NW burbs IL
Posts: 1,075
Quote:
Originally Posted by amenendez_90 View Post

Here is a comparison and my JKU is not even close to a hummer, Not near as tall/long/wide-maybe close.
AMen


2010 4 JKU
2010 Hummer
Engine
V6, 3.8 Liter
V8, Flex Fuel, 5.3 Liter
Horsepower
202 @ 5200 RPM
300 @ 5200 RPM
Torque
237 @ 4000 RPM
320 @ 4000 RPM
Gas Mileage
16 mpg
13 mpg City / 16 mpg Hwy
Bore x Stroke
3.78 x 3.43
3.78 x 3.62
Compression Ratio
9.6
9.7
Fuel Type
Gas
Flexible Fuel
Fuel Induction
Sequential Fuel Induction
Sequential Fuel Induction
Valve Train
Overhead Valve
Overhead Valve
Valves Per Cylinder
2
2
Total Number Valves
12
16
Transmission
Manual, 6-Spd w/Overdrive
Automatic, 4-Spd w/Overdrive
Dimensions & Capacity


Fuel Capacity
22.5
23
Wheel Base
116.0 inches
111.9 inches
Overall Length
184.4 inches
187.5 inches
Width
82.8 inches
85.0 inches
Height
72.4 inches
73.2 inches
Curb Weight
4269 lbs.
4883 lbs.
Turning Radius
41.2
37
Standard Axle Ratio
3.21
4.1
Maximum Ground Clearance
10.2
9.7
Head Room: Front
41.3 inches
40.7 inches
Head Room: Rear
40.4 inches
39.8 inches
Leg Room: Front
41.0 inches
41.9 inches
Leg Room: Rear
37.2 inches
36.1 inches
Shoulder Room: Front
55.8 inches
54.4 inches
Shoulder Room: Rear
56.8 inches
53.5 inches
Antilock Brakes
Standard
Standard
Wheel Type
Cast Aluminum
Chrome
Leather
Optional
Standard
Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard
Power Steering
Standard
Standard
Rear Window Defroster
Optional
Standard
Tilt Wheel
Standard
Standard
Tachometer
Standard
Not Available
Standard Airbag
Driver, Passenger
Driver, Head / Curtain, Passenger, Rear Curtain
Child Door Locks
Standard
Standard
Engine Immobilizer
Standard
Not Available
Crash Test Ratings


Driver Front
5 Star Rating
5 Star Rating
Passenger Front
5 Star Rating
4 Star Rating
Front Side
No Test Planned
5 Star Rating
Rear Side
No Test Planned
5 Star Rating
Rollover Rating
3 Star Rating
3 Star Rating



It sounds like from reading all that, neither of these 4x4s are good trail vehicels I say stick with the smaller CJ, YJ, TJ, more original Jeeps.

you say the height and width arenr't even close??? Height 1.2" difference and width of about 3" difference. to me it seems pretty dang close. but what do i know I have a TJ2a, its nice and tiny
97flexy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-07-2011, 02:15 AM   #57
MTH
Jeeper
 
MTH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,553
Quote:
Originally Posted by 97flexy
It sounds like from reading all that, neither of these 4x4s are good trail vehicels I say stick with the smaller CJ, YJ, TJ, more original Jeeps.

you say the height and width arenr't even close??? Height 1.2" difference and width of about 3" difference. to me it seems pretty dang close. but what do i know I have a TJ2a, its nice and tiny
Wow, thank goodness you came by. All this time so many of us JKers had thought we were driving original Jeeps! Thankfully though, you came through to set us straight.

Listen mooseknuckle, there's nothing--literally nothing--a JK is not as good at or better than a TJ, YJ, or CJ. I've never seen the JKers revel in that simply because they by and large appreciate the fact that we're all part of the larger Jeep community and someday the JKs will be replaced by something even more capable.

But every so often we get some troll (usually a TJer for reasons I have yet to figure out) who swoops in to declare that they have the last "real" Jeep or some such thing. This is of course just the same crap they stroke themselves with in their internal conversations, but it's amazing how many of them seem to think that announcing it here will lead to some kind of spontaneous conversion.

To the extent your real point goes to the 2 door versus 4 door thing (which is really what you seem to be saying), that's a separate issue that has nothing to do with JK versus TJ but everything to do with the needs of the person making the decision.
__________________
Mike
2010 JKU "Mountain" Edition
TeraFlex 2.5" Coil Lift : Old Man Emu Nitrocharger Shocks : 33x12.5R15 Goodyear DuraTracs : 15x8 Black Rock 909s : Other Stuff . . .
MTH is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-08-2011, 12:00 PM   #58
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NW burbs IL
Posts: 1,075
MTH, I do like what you've done to your JK.... where i live no one uses there JK's, like the older model Jeeps get used and abused. I see you wheel it too.... thats awesome!!! I know in the near future when a family starts come'n into play I'l be buying a JK for my lady and future family but thats another JK that will used and abused... they do work really well on the trails, I've had the privilage to wheel with a rubi JK 2dr and it did pretty well, considering we almost flipped it. just gotta say no to wheeling the walking trails with the JKs.
97flexy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-08-2011, 12:40 PM   #59
MTH
Jeeper
 
MTH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,553
Quote:
Originally Posted by 97flexy View Post
MTH, I do like what you've done to your JK.... where i live no one uses there JK's, like the older model Jeeps get used and abused. I see you wheel it too.... thats awesome!!! I know in the near future when a family starts come'n into play I'l be buying a JK for my lady and future family but thats another JK that will used and abused... they do work really well on the trails, I've had the privilage to wheel with a rubi JK 2dr and it did pretty well, considering we almost flipped it. just gotta say no to wheeling the walking trails with the JKs.
You're too nice and I was too hard on you anyways.

I was up in the middle-of-the-night with our latest newborn and your post got my back up. JK bashing is a pet peeve of mine and I caught a hint of it in your post, but not enough to warrant the tongue lashing you got.

Maybe someday you'll have a JK and love it. I like both models enough that I really want one of each. A 2006 Rubi Unlimited would be a great addition to my driveway . . . but even my best rationalization efforts can't justify getting a two door anything with three small kids.
MTH is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-09-2011, 09:20 AM   #60
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: NW burbs IL
Posts: 1,075
Quote:
Originally Posted by MTH View Post
You're too nice and I was too hard on you anyways.

I was up in the middle-of-the-night with our latest newborn and your post got my back up. JK bashing is a pet peeve of mine and I caught a hint of it in your post, but not enough to warrant the tongue lashing you got.

your right I was bashing just a tad... kinda more friendly bashing than anything. My lady does want a 4dr rubi tho so maybe when her car now gets to that point we'll have to look into it. I used to wheel with a 08 rubi on 35's with a 4" rubicon lift. It was cool to see something that new out on the trails, But i'd like to see what the 4dr does... maybe We'll have to take a vaca out to your neck of the woods so you can show us what it can do, & so I can see more trails around this fine country we all call home

97flexy is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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
My daughters' 94 YJ 94 yj Builders Corner 108 09-03-2011 07:37 PM
Dangerous Drives rlew0083 Off-Topic 17 12-25-2010 11:04 PM
Gift for daughters 16th birthday..radio question.plz help allydown JK General Discussion Forum 76 04-04-2010 06:10 PM
Don't like when my wife drives my car......how much will it cost?? hedonist Off-Topic 24 02-27-2008 10:59 AM



» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:36 AM.



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