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post #211 of 214 Old 10-19-2016, 11:28 AM
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This is an interesting topic for me, a WJ guy. Used to drive an XJ, learned to drive in a TJ.

TJ (stock) always got waves, always waved back. XJ (lifted 3" with 31s, chopped bumper, etc) got some waves, mostly form other XJs. Now in the WJ (lifted 2" on 31s, tow hooks, bumper, etc) never get waves. I have tried waving at other lifted WJs, but didnt get it back.

Its a bummer to me as I have been around jeeps and driving them all my life, I feel worthy! I couldn't tell you how many I have worked on and been in the trails with. And today I just supported the forum with an annual membership!


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post #212 of 214 Old 01-28-2018, 11:30 AM
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Drove a TJ for 12 years, waved all the time , started driving a Truck, but still out of habit waved at jeeps.....obviously with no response. That was fine and expected. Bought a yj recently as a project and on its trip back to garage I came across a jku at a stoplight. There i am....28yr old jeep, top is tattered 35 degrees out, driver window won't zip up. My arm out side and a smile ear to ear to have a jeep again......the jku pulls up to me.......and doesn't even acknowledge my presence.......this is why we don't wave at jku's.
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post #213 of 214 Old 02-28-2018, 12:35 PM
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There i am....28yr old jeep, top is tattered 35 degrees out, driver window won't zip up. My arm out side and a smile ear to ear to have a jeep again......the jku pulls up to me.......and doesn't even acknowledge my presence.......this is why we don't wave at jku's.
Seems like those who drive JKUs and most current model GCs think they live in a totally different realm of existence from the rest of us Jeepers. Seriously, how dare we pull up next to their precious, $55k JGC Summit at a stop light in our 15+ year old, beat up, jacked up, Jeep-looking thing! We might somehow shake some of our mud off onto their shiny 21" chrome rims! And then we have the gaul to WAVE AT THEM?! O, THE HORROR!!!

Oddly enough, I find I get more Jeep waves from those little Renegades (yes, I know, right? ) than JKU's.

Anyhoo, had to laugh the other day when, as I was leaving the campus parking lot in my WJ, some young college guy walking down the sidewalk gave me a Jeep wave. The good ol' Jeep wave looks kinda funny when the hand's not holding a steering wheel. Hmm, wonder what he drives?

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post #214 of 214 Old 04-17-2019, 07:20 PM
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When the decision was made to buy a first time jeep (still have it), I researched and researched to see what I wanted and didn't want. Came across information about the jeep wave and thought "that is stupid! I'm not doing that." The second day with my TJ and another jeep waves at me and I waved right back. I thought to myself as a feeling of "I belong to something!" came over me "that was kind of fun!" I've been waving ever sense (unless I'm not paying attention). Shortly after that, I pulled up next to another TJ, sat up in my seat waiting for him to look over. He senses it and looks over and I'm just waving like a little kid on stage waving to his parents!
The look he gave me....
Let me tell you, its a sickening feeling when as an adult, you feel like the nerd in high school all over again.
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