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How many of us name our rides??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Captain Neckbeard, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. metalman
    Joined: Dec 30, 2006
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    I never have named a car, once in awhile I'll buy something already named and the name will stick.
    When I first started dating my current wife she made a comment about guys naming their cars while we were a a car show, she said she thought it was stupid. Of course she had never owned a car other then everyday cars. Last year I bought her a "collector" type car, an ot 72 Dodge station wagon that is now her daily. She named it Wilma. Guess she understands better now!
    I'm picking up another Dodge wagon next week, this one a 71. She's already has named it Wanda, Wilma's older sister.
     
  2. ChefMike
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    My truck is named Kathie I always wanted a daughter named kathie oh well I have three great girls and a truck named kathie ! its a win for me
     
  3. The guy I bought my 47 tudor from named it "Henry", and it has just kind of stuck.....
     
  4. Harms Way
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    I used to name all of them,..... But I have made it a point in my life to quit using expletives and profanity.
     
  5. One_sic_C
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  6. el Scotto
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    from Tracy, CA

    I had a slant six Duster I named Wheezy once.
     
  7. Pontiac Slim
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    hmm....and that all I'm ganna say on that.
     

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  8. Atwater Mike
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    In high school, my bud had the San Jose striper paint a name on the side quarters of his '34 Vicky. In Olde English lettering was the moniker "C-DUCER".

    I had Red Shannon do a name on my '36 Five-window. Red stood in the rumble seat floor, and printed the name on the roof, above the rear window: "OBSCENITY"

    Obscenity was popular at school (Lincoln High, San Jose) with all but parents/teachers.
    They actually got a petition together to have it (the name OR the car) banned from the school parking lot! No justice!
     
  9. rcavaliers
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    hey One sic C..... maybe you should lower Miss Jackson a bit, no? lol
     
  10. the other me
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    Does f!#&*ng piece of shit count?
    Mine usually get called names not named names!!!
     
  11. Roadagent2
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    Roadagnt:coolhttp://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=16847&pictureid=177723
     
  12. xhotrodder
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    Usually don't name mine, other than calling it a piece of shit, or a pain in the ass, but may name my 55 Plymouth if I ever get it driving. I want to make it a mid 60's mild custom, and it seemed like every car in Louisville was named in the 50's and 60's.
     
  13. BISHOP
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    Cum Dumpster is a great name.
     
  14. cheveey57
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    All my cars are named Betsy. My grand pop started that tradition many years ago, and I am carrying it on...
     
  15. el Scotto
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    from Tracy, CA

    I think that's my ex-wife's new name! :eek:

    I'd give you her number, but I'd feel terrible if any HAMBers ended up with HSV1....
     
  16. hotrod40coupe
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    Funny that you start this thread today. I was listening to a little AC/DC earlier and when "Thunderstruck" started to play I thought that would be a cool name for my '40 Pickup.
     
  17. SinisterCustom
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    How many of us do a search before starting a new thread????
     
  18. 1great40
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    from Walpole MA

    My daughter named her Olds "Herbert" My other daughters GMC Jimmy is called "Jimmy" (oddly enough) . The 2000 Ranger we have around here is called "Waylon" and I named my 40 pickup "Wilson" after the guy on Home Improvement
     
  19. Rocky Famoso
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  20. CodeMonkey
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    Friend of mine called his '50 Chevy 3/4 ton pickup Gladys - it was scratched in the dash when he got the truck.

    I had a '49 Ford F-3 that I traded some after-hours farm work to get. The previous owner welded up a cage around the tail light and welded "WW" in the top part. His name was William, so I called the truck Bill.

    My long-lost '50 Chevy sedan was called Old Blue or Blacky, depending on the paint that was on it at the time.

    Everything else has either been a reference to the model or the year.

    At some point in their life, all of my vehicles, HAMB friendly or not, end up being referred to as a worthless POS or some other choice expletive.
     
  21. Munster Motors
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    56 plymouth savoy - VooDoo
    46 dodge truck - The Creeper
    27 modelT - The Munster
     
  22. Model T1
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    Not really a name. But for my club plaque hangin from the rear bumper of my 49 Dodge I borrowed the LADIES sign from a bathroom door. On the rear window was a home made sign MADE IN VIRGINIA BY VIRGINS. I lived in central Illinois. High School principle and parents made be take it off. So much for freedom of speech!:D
    Me and my friends called it The Sex Machine. It was slow but steady.
     
  23. mixedupamx
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    had a 68 fairlane I called ETHEL after the elderly / deceased previous owner.
     
  24. SinisterCustom
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  25. heatnbeat
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    from Madera,Ca.

    When my sister saw my model A it didn't have a floor in it yet. She laughed and called it the Fred Fintstone's YABADABADOO car from then on it was called YABADABADOO.
     
  26. guitard
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    Every one has been named. Usually others call them more colorful descriptives, but I name them in honor of departed folks worth remembering. Red Dog the 48 Plymouth is named after the legendary old Allman Bros. roadie because it's seen death, drugs, debauchery, and dreams on a road most others would've wrecked off of many miles ago.
     

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