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Tiburon 11-07-2006 04:39 PM

The Ultimate Jeep Owner Waving Handbook
 
Here it is the definitive rule-book to waving, who should wave, not wave and everything in between. Enjoy!

http://webpages.marshall.edu/~meadow27/rules.html

Hackle 11-07-2006 05:22 PM

While I did score 70, but I have few questions.
1) MUD??? I live in AZ I do not have mud I have Rockrash!
2) 33" tires score the same as 40's???
3) SOA no point gains for going 4 link and spring over?
Nice work on the page:)
Jim F.

Tiburon 11-07-2006 05:25 PM

I should have said it but I didn't write it, I found it on a myspace group Jeep Wrangler Crew (East Coast) if anybodies interested

Texapple 11-07-2006 05:50 PM

Jeepin' Wave Rules
These rules are an attempt to make it easier to facilitate the mandatory wave when coming in contact with another vehicle of the Jeep nature. Though there are several variations of the waving rules, the following were designed as an easy to remember guideline for when to wave and who should wave first.

Rule 1:
If you are a driver or passenger in a Jeep vehicle, and you come in contact with another occupied Jeep vehicle you should wave. If the vehicle is not occupied, the wave is optional.

Rule 2:
Be the first to wave. Don't wait, just wave.

Rule 3:
Be forgiving. Sometimes the occupants of the Jeep receiving the wave are not paying attention, distracted, or are paying attention to driving. We all know how you can get lost in the euphoria of driving a Jeep and forget about the outside world.

Rule 4:
Wave vigourously. When cruising at 55mph towards a vehicle going 55mph it is sometimes difficult to see the 'over the steering wheel' wave. Get that hand out and make it seen!

Rule 5:
When you are the recipient of a wave, return the wave.

Rule 6:
Sometimes Jeep owners forget they are not in their Jeep and wave by habit. When occupants of non-Jeep vehicles wave, returning the wave is optional, but usually a good idea.


http://www.yupparaj.ac.th/web2000/m4...ation_jeep.gif

H.G 11-07-2006 06:01 PM

this post needs to be made a STICKY!!!

amerijeep 11-07-2006 08:48 PM

Oh Man. That hierarchy goes against the spirit of jeepin', IMO.

Texapple 11-07-2006 09:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by amerijeep
Oh Man. That hierarchy goes against the spirit of jeepin', IMO.


you know me beter than that......I'm an equal opportunity "waver"........just follow the general rules where everyone is included

amerijeep 11-07-2006 09:21 PM

I didn't mean your post Kat. I meant the thing it had on the link.

Texapple 11-07-2006 09:28 PM

I know ;)
I'm like you........I don't buy into the hierarchy thing either - they all get waved at whether they like it or not :eek:

Zelix 11-08-2006 06:36 AM

Quote:

Curse you people riding in your Jeeps waving at each other while I don't have a Jeep. :flipoff: :flipoff:</joking>
It's good to see Jeep people are friendly... I can't wait to get a Jeep.. I'm throughly obssessed now. I'm having dreams of Jeeps.

I shall brush up on my waving skills for the glorious moment I sit behind the wheel... Thanks for the post.

Z

Tiburon 11-08-2006 02:35 PM

wow I got a sticky! Go me!

Texapple 11-08-2006 03:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tiburon
wow I got a sticky! Go me!

you owe me a beer :D

Tiburon 11-09-2006 10:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by firstaidTJ
you owe me a beer :D


If I see u on the trail I'll have that beer for ya. what do u drink? Sammy Winter is out...

MouthfulOfGrass 12-01-2006 12:10 PM

I don't know if anyone else sees this, but living in the Los Angeles area, the wave is iffy. Most drivers are so involved with just getting from point A to point B without playing bumper/fender basher with the next person on a cell phone while trying to lookout for the guy on a crotch-rocket-motorcycle-guy-fatality-waiting-to-happen weaving in and out between cars, that it's hard to react quick enough. Usually I wave to another Jeeper after we've passed and I see them in my rear-view mirror. I would say the wave is shared in 1 out of 50 or 60 meetings/sightings, and both of us are surprised that it happened.
SoCal traffic ettiquitte only allows a quick glance at other motorists, just to see if they are attractive enough to try and get a good look without them noticing. Or if they are driving a pre 1970 show quality car, and you are a complete car freak.

I would love to live where a wave could be exchanged and it not be seen as a "gang-sign" / be assumed as an offensive gesture / be assumed that one was wierd.

I'll be sure to wave at you on the trail.

tiny terror 12-01-2006 12:40 PM

Don't forget the car on fire on the shoulder and the six hundred people who slowed down to look at the guy changing his tire.

I wave, but I'm not from around here ;)

amy 12-01-2006 03:35 PM

That's a cool link, Tiburon. I like Kat's guidelines a better though. No rules, common sense, friendly, "if you see a jeep, wave!" :D

And for you SoCal jeepers, get out of the city and into the dirt. Plenty of time to wave that way.;)

hmenker 12-13-2006 11:01 PM

New Wave by Kat
 
Kat, thanks for the "new" Jeep wave plan. I'm well aware of the "old" wave hierarchy and what you have proposed makes far more sense. Thanks for a job well done! With the old way one had to think too much about it if they attempted to follow it to the letter.

AzTJ 12-17-2006 10:37 PM

I wave at just about every Jeep on the road around here... and get maybe 20% returned. Most every TJ up here is owned by some old fart(no offence to any one really) driving a stock Rubicon with a winch thats part of the "Rim Country 4Wheelers"... and for thier trail runs, its basicly a dirt road :( So I'm trying to form my own club up here. But when I wave they either look at me awkwardly or get offended or just don't even do anything.

tiny terror 12-17-2006 10:45 PM

My first experience with the jeep wave was a guy waving (which I returned), him then turning around and following me to the gas station. I was a little unnerved by it.

It probably wouldn't be as unnerving now that I know more about the Jeep community, though. :D

amerijeep 12-17-2006 10:47 PM

I don't know, tiny. That sounds a little odd to me.

tiny terror 12-17-2006 10:53 PM

I know, I have to fill that dang thing up all the time. I'm starting think it pees gas on the highway :D

amerijeep 12-17-2006 10:56 PM

Aw hell. haha....

tiny terror 12-18-2006 10:47 AM

Oh, you were talking about the weirdo who was this close to ending up in an oil drum under my house :D

Triple88a 12-20-2006 10:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tiny terror (Post 38910)
I know, I have to fill that dang thing up all the time. I'm starting think it pees gas on the highway :D


Tell me about it... In the 1 month i've owned mine i think i've used up more gas than i've used up with my miata in the entire year i've owned it (now sold)

krankieone 01-20-2007 05:09 AM

I wave at every jeep I see my wife thinks I've gone mad but then I 've been waveing at classic mustangs for years and probably get a better percentage of waves back driving the '66

I have noticed those Jeeps with 33"+ tyres are far more lightly to return wave

amerijeep 01-20-2007 09:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by krankieone (Post 47164)
I have noticed those Jeeps with 33"+ tyres are far more lightly to return wave

Yeah, I only have 31s and am much less of a jeeper than those with 33+ tires.

MR.CLIFFORD 01-20-2007 10:15 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hackle (Post 29951)
While I did score 70, but I have few questions.
1) MUD??? I live in AZ I do not have mud I have Rockrash!
2) 33" tires score the same as 40's???
3) SOA no point gains for going 4 link and spring over?
Nice work on the page:)
Jim F.

I was going the same way Jim until I saw

"upgraded axles +1"

"Hi-Lift Jack +2"

After that I just quit. :rolleyes:

I guess I could have spared myself 6 grand and just bought a hi lift jack for 40 bucks and called it good! :D


Quote:

Originally Posted by tiny terror (Post 38910)
I know, I have to fill that dang thing up all the time. I'm starting think it pees gas on the highway :D

Mine pees gas sitting in the drive way in park

mrbigjeep 01-20-2007 01:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by amerijeep (Post 47191)
Yeah, I only have 31s and am much less of a jeeper than those with 33+ tires.

it doesnt make u any less of a jeeper but i have found that jeepers with more mods like bigger tires wave a lot more too

SwenxX 01-24-2007 09:23 PM

im a certified waver

tiny terror 01-27-2007 10:23 PM

I realized today that no one can see my hand when I try to wave over the windshield with the top down..... dang it.


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