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Hot Rods What inspired your online name

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by in the weeds, Apr 15, 2020.

  1. oldiron 440
    Joined: Dec 12, 2018
    Posts: 1,507

    oldiron 440

    The 440 mopar is my thing, iron heads and all for 650 street/strip hp.
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  2. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 6,528

    Bandit Billy

    I can't show you out of respect for the house rules but I have built "a few" 77 special edition T/As (bandit trans ams). Bandit Billy was my handle on the 23 channel.
  3. hotrodjack33
    Joined: Aug 19, 2019
    Posts: 988


    HOT; because all the chicks think I'm a real hunk
    ROD: because I'm so well hung.
    JACK: because I'm always "jacked up" on the Joy Juice.
    33: my IQ
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2020
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  4. Almostdone
    Joined: Dec 19, 2019
    Posts: 245


    It should be obvious.... my lovely wife says I vastly underestimate the time it takes me to do car work. She’s probably right; again. Right now Top Gun is on TV, so the work just took a break. Giddyup.
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  5. Never2old
    Joined: Oct 14, 2010
    Posts: 636

    from so cal

    I’m on the backside of 75 and still doing hot rods from the ground up.

    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
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  6. Barn Hunter
    Joined: Feb 15, 2012
    Posts: 1,331

    Barn Hunter

    To me, the thrill of the hunt can't be beat. Years ago, I'd go out every weekend hunting cars and used to post a lot on the sitting and rotting thread. Now, with my '29 and Dominique, I don't have as much time for the hunt as I used to but I'll never stop looking!
  7. It almost was Heinze
  8. rusty valley
    Joined: Oct 25, 2014
    Posts: 1,504

    rusty valley

    its where i live, and its my email, and its easy. ever since i joined though, i have wished i had just used my name. no reason not to that i can think of
  9. Fogger
    Joined: Aug 18, 2007
    Posts: 1,472


    I started painting cars when I was 15. While I was drag racing, in the '60s, my friends called me the Fogger. The last car I painted was my 3W in '99. Since then I haven't sprayed any of my other cars because of the unavailability of acrylic lacquer. I decided not to get involved with the catalyzed materials and the necessary safety equipment. IMG_3534.jpg
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  10. jimmy six
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
    Posts: 6,350

    jimmy six

    Real name is James Dean....+Last name. Been messing with GMC’s since 1960, racing them since 1974. Name seemed like a natural. I answer to JD since 1967 because of work. Easy since my father, also a James, was known and called J.I.
    The girls at work could call me Jimmy along with my mom, rest her soul who yelled “jimmy dean” loud a lot... Guys who did ended up kissing dirt or looking up with one good eye left.
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2020
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  11. Crocodile
    Joined: Jun 16, 2016
    Posts: 201


    Crocodile was my NAVY nickname. Because it rhymes with my real name, and because of a children's book.
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  12. Mine is an abbreviation of “Still learning”
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  13. Firedup
    Joined: Feb 2, 2018
    Posts: 138

    from Oregon

    My daily driver hot rod got burned up in a fire started by another car fire. =Firedup
    That car melted off the tires in the driveway. Lol.
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  14. deucemac
    Joined: Aug 31, 2008
    Posts: 1,055


    After an incredible evening of licking my finger, sticking it in a hot light socket, and scooping myself off the floor, it came to me. I own a deuce roadster and since I am Irish and everybody calls me Mac. It was easy. Lots easier than bandageing burnt fingers!
  15. midnightrider78
    Joined: Oct 24, 2006
    Posts: 918


    Because the Allman Brothers song is one of my all time favorites. Additionally, I think it is a great riding/driving song.
  16. bigboy308
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
    Posts: 139

    from Merlin, OR

    Love the HUDSON automobile. HUDSON commercial pickups were called "Big Boys" and the largest 6 cylinder engine from HUDSON was 308ci. Always wanted a Bigboy with a 308" engine.

    Still do.
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  17. Nicholas Coe
    Joined: Jul 5, 2017
    Posts: 1,450

    Nicholas Coe
    from Tontitown

    Probably my parents and grandparents. I'm always me. I don't need to hide behind anonymity.

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  18. Nicholas Coe
    Joined: Jul 5, 2017
    Posts: 1,450

    Nicholas Coe
    from Tontitown

  19. The group that I hung with at the races had two Phils. I got tired of answering when I wasn't being called. One Phil was a dishwasher, in high school. We call him Soapy. Me? I make a mean pot of chili.
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  20. Because I painted my 41 Chevy p/u suede black around 1993, when we got our very first computer in 2004 the first site I joined was ebay and some clown already was using suede41 so I switched the spelling to swade41 and the rest is history. Looking back I probably should've just used my last name Peacock, but that sure would've been a colorful contradiction to things..ha ha 20190426_210122.jpg
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  21. bchctybob
    Joined: Sep 18, 2011
    Posts: 2,208


    Bchctybob, My name is Bob and I had a custom header and chassis shop in Redondo Beach, Ca called Beach City Performance for fifteen years. The name was in remembrance of the Beach City Chevrolet Corvette funny car, always one of my favorites. Guys at the local cruise night started calling me Beach City Bob and it stuck.

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  22. Flat Roy
    Joined: Nov 23, 2007
    Posts: 403

    Flat Roy

    engine1.jpg DSCF0004.JPG
    My name is Roy and my F1 with a Flathead made me FLAT broke. But she sure is sweet.
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  23. loudbang
    Joined: Jul 23, 2013
    Posts: 29,063


    Got mine because I love blowing things up. :) And a loud bang is better than no bang. :rolleyes:
  24. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 6,215


    I have a good friend I've known since 6th grade, 1962! He gravitates back and forth between being an outlaw biker type (???), to a "Jesus freak". I went to his wedding at a "biker church", and there was a Bandito MC member there named "Bandito Billy". Every time I see your handle, Bandit Billy, I wondered if that was you. Good to know now, it is't you. It would't surprise me at all if the guy is dead now, or in prison for life.
    My own handle, 56sedandelivery, is because of my love for 1956 Chevrolet Sedan Deliveries. I think I might have posted that earlier in this thread. Some of you guys handles are pretty obvious, like mine, some are a little out there, some make me wonder, and some fit you like a glove, as they say. When I end a post, I always sign off as, "I am Butch/56sedandelivery". I started doing that when a "jerk" on another site did't like what I posted, and demanded to know who the h*ll I thought I was, so he was the reason for my posting "I am Butch/56sedandelivery". Then, to keep everything straight, I just started signing off the same way on all the sites I frequent. I even had a group of the same sorts of guys try and make fun of my sign off, but I just played their own game, they got bored, and backed off. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
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  25. Hemiman 426
    Joined: Apr 7, 2011
    Posts: 581

    Hemiman 426
    from Tulsa, Ok.

    OT 68 Hemi Road Runner I used to own.
  26. Hombre
    Joined: Aug 22, 2008
    Posts: 1,029


    Marine Corps nickname, got it in Nam and it stuck.
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  27. My birth certificate.
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  28. thehazguy
    Joined: Aug 12, 2010
    Posts: 1,801


    Still working almost 41 years with the same company that removes hazardous waste from customers sites.
  29. oldsfrench
    Joined: Jan 26, 2018
    Posts: 232

    from France

    i am french, my 2 cars are oldsmobile 98:D
    oldsmobile + french = oldsfrench
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  30. chevy57dude
    Joined: Dec 10, 2007
    Posts: 5,534


    Dude! Because I'm the biggest '57 Chevy dork on the planet.
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