How young is TO young for the kids first wheeling trip - Page 2 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #16 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:01 PM
mylittlecj5
Registered User
1974 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Bethany
Posts: 708
My little girl is convinced the CJ is HERS, and she's been on many wheeling trips with us. If it gets too rough, she gets walked to the next area and waits with the lead rigs. But she gets upset if we go out without her, and the CJ comes back dirty.
She actually started crying one day because I picked her up from daycare and went straight home...she thought we were going wheeling that night....

She's two, almost three now...

mylittlecj5 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #17 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:18 PM
NEVER-ENOUGH
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chicago
Posts: 103
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wearingthin View Post

two = 2
too = to an excessive extent, used like too young; and used as in addition; also, I like that, too!
to = used just about every other time besides the two above
Also-
TO= TimeOut & TakeOff
Toto- Dorothy's dog
Tootoo- Hockey player
NEVER-ENOUGH is offline  
post #18 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:22 PM
madrabbitt
Registered User
 
madrabbitt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Albuquerque
Posts: 8,821
you forgot tutu.

Installing HID's in stock housings is bad.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


"When you see someone who needs help, help them. When you see someone who needs a hug, hug them... Help those who can't help themselves." -Sgt Andrew Tingwall, NMSP. End of watch 6-10-2009
madrabbitt is offline  
post #19 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:45 PM
alanweissling
Registered User
1996 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 17
my whole mexican side of my family has ben nig on jeeps and off roading my grandpa has a beach house a few mintues away form the coast in mexico where theres 100+ foot dunes and ever since i can remember we would go duning all the time, now my cousins (which are still 2 and 4 years old) always go with them and they absolutely love it, they even know to always but the tranny in 1st and leave the break alone when decending step slopes haha
alanweissling is offline  
post #20 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:53 PM
EricsXJ
The Post man
 
EricsXJ's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Reno, Nevada
Posts: 8,592
IMO you need to factor in WHERE you are going along with the age of the child. For example I would not hesitate to take an infant in diapers on a short trail ride to a campground not far from the road. But I would not feel comfortable taking that same child on a trip so remote that the nearest town (with no hospital or doctor?) is a good 50 miles off-road from where you are. You need to think about worse case scenarios in order to be reasonably prepared. Having a fuel pump go out on you in such a location may not be that bad, even if you have to rough it a couple nights or hike some distance. But if you have a small child that complicates things greatly.

Eric
2000 XJ "PROJECT RUBICON" 3-link front / 4-link rear / coilovers / running 37's on Dana 60s
My website -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
EricsXJ is offline  
post #21 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 10:55 PM
greenxj513
Registered User
1995 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Milford, CT
Posts: 90
my dad used to take me for rides in his CJ-7 way back as far as i can remember, then he started restoring it and lifting it when i was around 8. he always let me help so i guess i got bit by tht jeep bug then. cause the day i got my lisence and my 95 xj.... i took it in the mud. wasnt soon after tht it was lifted and as long as i was working and had money i would go wheeling at least 2 er 3 times a week.
greenxj513 is offline  
post #22 of 26 Old 08-17-2008, 11:02 PM
2005X
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 8,275
8 months old



1.5 years old


2.5 years old


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2005X is offline  
post #23 of 26 Old 08-18-2008, 02:07 PM
2k1XJ
Registered User
 
2k1XJ's Avatar
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Watauga
Posts: 140
Yea man ,my favorite memories were in the back of my fathers Ram Charger. the earlier the better. 2 is a great age. i agree with what was said before though, make certain your first aid kit is topped off.
2k1XJ is offline  
post #24 of 26 Old 08-18-2008, 09:00 PM
98muddyjeep
rockin lil red wagon
 
98muddyjeep's Avatar
1998 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Hatboro PA
Posts: 1,275
hey my daughter at six has already taken the keys and started my xj up lucky for me she couldnt reach the brake pedal to put it in gear,shes been bumping around the back seat of my xj since she was about 1
98muddyjeep is offline  
post #25 of 26 Old 08-19-2008, 04:55 PM
loosenut
Registered User
1997 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Posts: 292
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeepcurious View Post
8 months old



1.5 years old


2.5 years old
Looks like your boy is rockin out in your jeep.
loosenut is offline  
post #26 of 26 Old 08-21-2008, 01:14 PM
peejsdrawkcab
Registered User
1999 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: KY
Posts: 65
As long as you have a good seat for them and they can hold their head up well.......that is old enough.

I my case my son was 5 when I got my first heep. He loves it and even will fall asleep on the trails sometimes.

As for his little brother...he's 2 1/2 and I will wait until he is out of diapers at least for all day trail rides with overnight camping.......cause mamma dont go jeepin.

Never trust anything that bleeds for 5 days and does not die!
peejsdrawkcab is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

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.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Get them started young Fullsizexj XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 9 10-01-2009 12:54 PM
Wheeling trip gone bad!!! JeepXJsport12 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 31 06-29-2007 11:56 PM
First Wheeling Trip nfm XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 16 03-26-2007 06:53 PM
HELP! "enjoy the benefits of being a part of making a young jeep lover happy" Ghetto2315 XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 2 12-22-2004 02:06 AM
Some Questions after my first Real Wheeling Trip. 01xjrock XJ Cherokee Technical Forum 10 08-30-2003 04:52 PM

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 On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome