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So does your car have a name?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by slysball, May 22, 2008.

  1. 61gasser
    Joined: Dec 23, 2010
    Posts: 72


    I call mine "The Ranch", because thats where I keep all of my 200 horses.
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  2. 61gasser, you my friend have restraint.
  3. horribleharp
    Joined: Oct 22, 2012
    Posts: 13

    from So Cal

    It isn't much of a "name" persay but I do refer to my car as her sometimes. I just call her The Poncho.
    Joined: May 1, 2006
    Posts: 345


    No. I personally think it's dumb, but whatever floats your boat. The closest I come to naming my cars is naming their build threads just so it's easier to keep track of them.
  5. lht
    Joined: Jan 18, 2013
    Posts: 243


    i had a panhead many years ago i called the valdez
  6. Reman
    Joined: Jul 8, 2010
    Posts: 333

    from Florida

    Occasionally named (most recently being today) "Bitch"
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  7. This past December I survived (1 out of 20) a serious cardiac event that was described to me by my cardiologist as an Idiosyncrasy (sorry about your luck). An idiosyncrasy is an unusual feature(s) of a person or object. The term is often used to express peculiarity.
    Since the Hairy Cherry has so many peculiarities unique to it what a better name than IDIOSYNCRASY ?
    Last edited: Aug 21, 2014
  8. Only when it's giving me problems.
  9. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 4,307

    dana barlow
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    My standard streets no,but all my hotrods and customs have had
  10. I never named any of my cars till now. The guy I got my econoline from said its name is Ernie so the name stuck.
  11. MAD 034
    Joined: Aug 30, 2011
    Posts: 775

    MAD 034
    from Washington

    It is silly to name a car but I had a cat once named Fred so I guess Fred would be good for the car too.
  12. my truck is called the T
  13. my 1991 Chevy Wrecker is called MS Peggy cause itz slow
  14. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 18,008


    Falcon. It says so, right on the fender.
  15. InstantT
    Joined: Aug 15, 2012
    Posts: 694

    from SoCal

    Avatar: Instant T (given to it by Hot Rod Parts Illustrated in 61)

    56 Imperial: the "So Fine"

    55 Ford: the "Shillelagh"
  16. flypa38
    Joined: May 3, 2005
    Posts: 530


    My 56 Pontiac is named Lili after Lili St Cyr. She had kind of a butt chin and my car won a scrap with a telephone pole with the previous owner's son learning to drive it. The car had a butt chin too when I bought it, so that's where the name came from.
  17. I like to call em what they came from the factory as. My Hudson is the Hudson, my Chevy is the Chevy, but the OT thing I drive the kid to daycare on the wet days is called Jap s..t!
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  18. My daughter calls it Cruella's car or Cruellita.
  19. SoCal
    Joined: May 7, 2010
    Posts: 277


    Not so much a name but my build photo diary is titled 'Fifty Shades Of White'
    The Pontiac has had a few touch ups over the years and no one seems to have managed to get the colour quite right! It's like a bad version of panel painting.
  20. TnT for the bucket, and 'A Terra for the Tudor I'm building, 28 Tudor with a bunch of Terraplane parts incorporated into it.

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  21. keyster
    Joined: Dec 27, 2011
    Posts: 26


    My 63's lack of floorboards inspired Rustero.
  22. Merlin
    Joined: Apr 9, 2005
    Posts: 2,546

    from Inman, SC

    Pain in the ass, POS, Junk pile just to name a few.
  23. Not unless I'm mad at it! :D

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  24. $um Fun
    Joined: Dec 13, 2008
    Posts: 572

    $um Fun
    from Nor Cal

    My roadster is called Wicked Wanda's dirty little sister.
  25. wicarnut
    Joined: Oct 29, 2009
    Posts: 6,248


    When things are not going well, sonofa---ch or POS comes to mind, But I always get over it and remind myself that this is my passion/hobby, always fun, a man has to have a reason to get up and keep on keepin on. John
  26. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792


  27. TexasDart
    Joined: Oct 11, 2007
    Posts: 853


    it was named from the factory why change now.
  28. Zerk
    Joined: May 26, 2005
    Posts: 1,418


    And what name might that be, oh inscrutable one?o_O
  29. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792


  30. Zerk
    Joined: May 26, 2005
    Posts: 1,418


    If that ain't traditional, I don't know what is!

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