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Remember that H3'esk SUV I saw??

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by T Y L E R, Jul 5, 2005.

  1. T Y L E R

    T Y L E R

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    Well I pulled up to it at my first light upon leaving work tonite .. I towered over the s***box .. and it was indeed an H3 (AFAIK).



    TY
     
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    They're starting to multiply here in Salt Lake City. They sure over-emphasized the tow hooks on the front and back. Guess they planned on them being used a lot.
     
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    We need stickers to slap on 'em ...



    " :crybaby: -RESCUE ME HERE ------------->"


    Pointing at tow points ..




    TY
     
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    Saw and H3 on the way to the beach on Saturday--I actually passed it on the highway in the 60! The quality is probably just as sucky, but at least they're getting to a more practical design. Still wouldn't be caught dead in one, though. . . .
     
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    I saw 3 of them on I75 in northern kentucky in early march. They suck.
     
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    plastic door handles ? wtf is up with that...
     
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    :confused: Don't most vehicles these days have plastic door handles? Including our 80's...

    Ary
     
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    H3-esque?

    Just buy a damn colorado if you want a GM POS truck. Fawkin' posers.
     
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    :eek: Oh for shame .. :crybaby:



    Sorry teach!



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    H3's

    I once worked at the DANA CORP. where they build the frames for these POS's. And also the canyon and colorado THEY ARE CRAP. They hire a bunch of burger flipers for $10 buck an hour to weld these frames together. They are alwats worried about the numbers instead of quality. you will never see me driving that S@#$.
     
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    I would of guessed that robots not burger flippers would of welded a frame on a "modern day" vehicle.
     
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    I've seen a lot of them around these days. Texas dream car, I suppose. Not many H1s, but then when they came out with the H2s, the hordes jumped on them - the "real individuals" jumped all over the H2 SUT when it came out...now, even those who can't afford an H1 or an H2 can now drive a Hummer. Whoopty-do. Personally, I think it's kind of silly and cheap looking.

    To each his own, I guess.
     
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    Maybe the robots were burger flippers before they went into industrial fabrication?
    :D :D :D
     
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    hmmm? now that is a possibility i did not think of. :rolleyes:


    found this tidbit of info, sounds like the burger flippers win "they are more flexible"

    One interesting aspect of the H2 plant is that it is exceedingly flexible. Although some people equate "flexibility" and "robotics," there are actually very few robots in the plant. Of the 3,100 welds that are put on an H2, just 40% of them are put on with robots. Most are put on by the men and women of UAW Local 5 who wield ergonomically tethered spot welding guns. People are far more flexible than robots. So if the job can be done safely (safety is a paramount concern within GMS), then people can flexibly accomplish the tasks.
     
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    tabraha Hello My Name is: TAD SILVER Star

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    I bet the frame inherited that flexibility too. :)
     
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    H3 Pos

    Came back to my parking spot while in Seattle this past weekend - Found this POS parked next to me -

    So I thought I would take some pics for everyone to see.

    I have the OME stock lift and 15mm of lift all around and 285's- So not too much different than stock.

    Interesting to see the differences in body and lines they stamped into it. Being up close to it, there really wasn't anything that stood out except what a POS it was. Way too much plastic on the body.

    I have more pics if anyone is interested.

    Derek
     
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    I think it looks ok. From the rear it looks like the new Xterra. They messed up the windshield but those hardpoints get tough to massage when you are going for a straight reduction in proportions from the H2.
    The details kill it- they are all cheap and the image falls apart once you get on close inspection. I could never live with the fischer-price plastic interior either.

    Nice to see the design of the 80 hasn't aged a bit. Even in those pictures, the quality of the sheetmetal stamping is heads above in the 80.
    Wonder if the fenders on the H3 are made of SMC?

    It's actually priced in the 4Runner territory so it's competition is the Xterra, Pathfinder, 4Runner, Explorer/Expedition (w/ their current sale)

    But I really think it's for domestic guys b/c it's lacking in the things import buyers want in suv's (quality, details, comfort....er, quality)

    H3's 5cylinder is nothing to write home about either
     
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    Is that "Spoke" on the rear mounted spare supposed to look like a tire inflation thing or something? Do these POS's actually have on board inflation? I recall some (all?) of the real Humvees have that feature....
     
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    Pssst....while you were admiring the POS red thing someone was jacking your stuff (see left picture) from your cruiser :eek:
     
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    No on board inflation. Just more poser crap.

    Bob