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Beware of the heeps!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Metrodps, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. Metrodps

    Metrodps Strange but nice guy Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    Well they did it now the family can have a 4 door heep. This is nuts.
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  2. txfiremank5

    txfiremank5 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah, I saw that. that will take some getting used too.

    I think we'll stick with the wifes H3.
     
  3. BadBob

    BadBob 1/2 ton status

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    Have you seen how much those weigh now? 4200 lbs! :doah:
    The driveshafts are rzeppa jointed at the t-case now too. Weird.
     
  4. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    A couple of years ago we ran a buddy's mid 90's YJ over the scales. Pretty stock, a little trail gear but no rear seat, hardtop on it came in at 3900 after subtracting our weight...

    He had been telling me all about his "3000 lb Jeep" before that.

    Rene
     
  5. 85mudblazin

    85mudblazin 1/2 ton status

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    Call me crazy but I think its looks pretty sweet
     
  6. Cajun4x4

    Cajun4x4 1/2 ton status

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    saw one today and almost puked a lil... atleast they have a more respectable wheelbase now
     
  7. fireplug

    fireplug 1/2 ton status

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    Me too, first one I'd even consider owning.
     
  8. chris85

    chris85 1/2 ton status

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    Looks like sh*t...
     
  9. Avery4jc

    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    It's a toss up. Take the plastic crap off, add a small lift, some tires and a set of gears/lockers and it wouldn't be bad. Although we bash the crap out of Jeeps the new Rubicon editions are supposedly some of the best equiped stock vehicles ever built.

    -Avery
     
  10. rtrotter

    rtrotter Registered Member

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    It's more practical than a Wrangler...might even look better, too.

    And I'm still not interested
     
  11. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    the cherokee's are significantly lighter than the wranglers. i dont like that thing.

    the one jeep i do like is the 2 door cherokee, cuz it is basically a smaller K5. one of those with built axles and lockers would be nasty.

    a buddy used to have a zj on locked 44/60 fullwidth's and 36's. it looked sweet.
     
  12. chris85

    chris85 1/2 ton status

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    yeah the 2 door cherokees do look good. If I were to build a jeep it would definately be a cherokee mainly for the space for drinking buddies. lol. Also I'd get a grand just for the v8. but that four door wrangler thing is just plain ugly.
     
  13. roadnotca

    roadnotca 3/4 ton status

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    Can-back too. I be way sick in my H3 tho.

    humiller.jpg
     
  14. Avery4jc

    Avery4jc 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I know you meant sick as in cool but actually getting sick isn't out of the question. I only know a few people that have H3's and the one thing that I have noticed is that it is really built for smaller guys but mainly women. Everyone that I know that has one and is taller than 6' or so says they feel like they are driving out of a mail slot.

    -Avery
     
  15. eclipse

    eclipse 1/2 ton status

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    longer wheel base jeep, doens't that just defeat the point of a jeep....
     
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    79k20350 3/4 ton status

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    my 1990 weighs in at 3400 :dunno:
     
  17. 88-3/4t-bad boy

    88-3/4t-bad boy 1/2 ton status

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    the cherokees on rough country are just plain sweet. i even thought about selling my burb for one. then i concimplated suicide. so ill stick with my burb. also nothing like being able to stick nine ppl in one rig. and gear!!!! love it.
     
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    just curious but what is the towing ability of the h3?


    maybe a buggy on a trailer???????
     
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    I saw one last month when i was heading up to Milwaukee. I had to do a double take on it. It looked weird, not used to it all.
     
  20. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    [​IMG]

    d44/d60 full widths on 36" TSL's

    click for a bigger pic of it. for some stupid reason i cant get a bigger pic to post
     

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