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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by daddy-o63, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. daddy-o63
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    it seems like back in the day race cars had some really smart names.
    like stricknine(409 rat killer),quarter pounder,the assasin,etc.
    any of you guys remember some of the good ones?
    any pics?
     
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    A friend ran a series of cars named Insanity.

    Cannonball Express - Mike Cannon, '60s corvette M/P. On the hood was painted a rat having enthusiastic carnal relations with a big piece of swiss cheese, and the caption "When you've got them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow".
     

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    Always wanted to build a station wagon called "Drag-0n Wagon".
     
  4. I've always thought that the "Pure Heaven" and "Pure Hell" cars were pure awesome.

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    How many you want?
    These were guys i knew in new jersey in the 70s.
    Pleasing poison
    Nuttin but a party 55 chevy
    Black Magic 64 valiant

    Tippin turtle 64 rambler with a small block chevy in it
    Mulitudes of evil 69 chevelle
    Rat roaster 66 dart


    There are more.
     
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    A friend of mine had a '55 chevy in Indiana in the 70's called HUSH! named after the old Deep Purple song...the thing was loud as hell and tore up the strip
     
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    Charlie hills filthy forty.[​IMG]
     
  8. "Henry the 8th", a Henry J
    "Mighty Mouse", a wicked 1960 or so Vette
    "Orange Crush", hugger orange bad ass '68 Nova
    "Sneaky Snake" Cobra Jet Torino
     
  9. MCINK
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    This ones right up my alley, I've always admired racers who named their cars.
    I have been taking photos of car names for years...
    Here is a selection...

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    yeah, even more...

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    more yet...

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    had one like this "GOOD TIMES" cause it was !!! actually had a couple named "GOOD TIMES " . guess im gonna have to get the ole pix out ....................... steve
     
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    Whine-maker
    Outta Sight
    Blue Bayou
     
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    There were 2 1961 or 1962 Corvettes in the area when I was in Jr. and early High School.
    Rapid Rabbitt
    The Mortician
    There was a 1963 or 64 Corvette fuelie coupe named The Whistle
    A 1962 Chevy Bel Air bubbletop The Buzzard 2
    My favorite Ford was Nate Cohen's Nazy Crate Fairlane.
    Plumber 1
     
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    Has anyone ever named a car the "DRAG QUEEN"?
     
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    Probably, there was a 57 Sedan Delivery that a lady drove at our local track back in the 60's called "Drag Hag".

    A few more I like that ran locally were the "Throttlebender", "Dream Chaser", and "Double Dragon".
    Larry T
     
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    Guess what brand of beer this guy drinks...

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  27. There was a guy here that had a '55 Pontiac with a wild 70's paint scheme. Named it "Double Ugly".
     
  28. Name droppin' ( Down Under )
    The Chapman's 'Alcoholic' A/D
    Graham Watson 'Misty Blue' B/SR
    Brenton Maggs 'S.N.A.F.U' S/S Monaro
    Ross Virgara 'Mobster Falcon B/MS
    Dave Hawke 'Dark Lady' AA/D
    The Flaherty's 'Shotgun' and Ray Ward's 'Drag On' Falcon Pro Stockers
    Alan Will- 'Willpower' Ford(s)
    Taperoo Service Station's 'Turtle' F.J. Holden M/P
    Graham Cowin 'Psycho' AA/A
    Peter Russo 'Smokin' Torana BB/FC
    John Lumb's 'Panic' Torana F/C
    Angelo Palumbo's 'Detroit Connection' Torana AA/G
    Syrmis/ Farrell 'Time Machine' Corolla A/G
    'Bionic Chev' ( Dave Baines ) A/A's
    Dennis Bolam- 'Satan's Toy' F.J. Gasser
    'Hellzapoppin' 32 3W
    Empi 'Inch Pincher' VW- U.S.A
    And a favourite- 'Satisfaction' Cortina AA/G- Joe Pirotta / Charlie Caruana S.O.H.C. Ford
    I'm sure there's a lot more..

    p.s. I really dug '70's Australian pro stock. Small fields yet extremely competitive.
     
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    Here's my junk
     

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  30. NITROFC
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    Here what we called our car in the 70's -80's

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