Re: [MV] Hummers vrs. Humvees

Steven P. Allen (
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 09:03:15 -0600

At 10:22 PM 1/25/99 EST, wrote:

>As far as I know, both the civilian Hummer and the military Humvee have
>riveted and adhesively bonded "unibody" aluminum chassis construction. These
>trucks are extremely heavy as it is, without being made out of steel. They
>have always used an adhesive between riveted body panels, which translates
>into a very rigid chassis, without much flex. We have never had one come
>"unglued", even when bent to the point of tearing holes in the aluminum.

Sounds like a cast-iron (aluminum?) b---- to do body work on!

Steve Allen

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