The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by TheRookie, Sep 15, 2009.
How about a "Former Car Guy Quote"?
"I do." - Minivan owner
Speed cost's money. How fast you wanna go?
Basketball, football, and baseball all take one ball to play. Racing takes two balls.
“Just take a hammer and break the fuck out of it”- my mentor and friend Ron Isenberg.
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"IF IT DON:T GO-----CHROME IT"
How about semi famous car guy quotes?
When Car Craft did a spread on my GTX I was quoted as saying “I have a big box of receipts that will never be added up”.
I still stand by that remark...
Similar as already posted, but heard in the pits at the local dirt track numerous times, "He ran outta talent somewhere just past the flag stand...."
A car owner asked a Formula One driver whey he went out of a race. The driver responded "It was electrical failure, Lord Stanley- a wire was knocked loose by a connecting rod." Brian Redman told this story on TV about his non-finish in a BRM.
After convincing my wife I needed just one more Pontiac I told her "You can send me to Pontiacs Anonymous if you need to". She laughed and I got the car! She's a good one!!
“ Something will get it, you just got to figure out what it is” a simple statement that an older mechanic, Gerald Glass, told me in the first days of my career. Referring to a problem with problem I was having with a truck axle. I have used that statement many times in my life.
You don't get good gas mileage and run first. One of the Hoodlums at 9 mile&Northwestern 65 years ago.
"Dad" used a lot by Kookie - most common saying associated to character "Kookie, Kookie loan me your comb"
"He who stirs the shit pot should be required to lick the spoon".
Arnold's reply as to why he drives fast . You can buy gas but you can't buy time.
Denny Hamlin the driver of #11 FedEx father Dennis was
Asked by the TV announcer on live TV what he thought about
His son being the #1 qualifier at Richmond he replied
“ If I knew he was going to be this good i’d Had a few more”
Heard at Race tracks through the years "I think he pulls his helmet strap too tight and goes brain dead" "Hero or Asshole move" def/ when driver takes a high risk, low percentage move in traffic and gets away with it = Hero, Most times flips out of park, in the fence, car comes back on hook, destroyed race car = Asshole, And everyone thinks, where did he think he was going. Another old racer quote, " The Older I get The Faster I was" My favorite " Legend in my own mind "
Want to make a small fortune in drag racing? Start with a large fortune.
"You can't put a price tag on a good time" saw that painted on the tail light panel of a fuel funny car.
If you can drive it, i can ride it.
And I'm too drunk to taste this chicken!
Customs are for gettin girls, hot rods or for gettin rid of them
I’m only one repossession away from being completely debt free!
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