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    Thread: What nicknames do you have for your car(s)?

    1. Member Viktor Vaughn's Avatar
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      08-01-2012 10:50 PM #1
      I have always named my cars over the years. They generally just come to me after being with the vehicle and knowing their ways.

      Feel free to add a pic and a story, if there is one.

      86 Merucry Cougar - "The Big Cat" Obvious. This car was hella long, and growled when I hit the gas!

      97 Accord Coupe SE - It was red, so I called it "Cherry". My buddies teased me and called it "Lipstick"

      2001 CRV - "Silver Surfer" - Because it handled so well...particularly in the snow (and it was silver )



      95 Acura Legend "Lady Legend"



      2009 Tiguan - still working on a name but I have been playing with "The Town Jeweler".

      The name comes from a line from one of my favorite rappers who says "Reckless naked girls get necklaces of pearls...compliments of the town jeweler" The Tig is White Gold, but looks like pearl to me at times.

      The name still doesn't quite fit yet though.

    2. 08-01-2012 11:05 PM #2
      Quote Originally Posted by Viktor Vaughn View Post

      The name still doesn't quite fit yet though.
      call it the pearl necklace

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      08-01-2012 11:07 PM #3
      Trans Am is called The Bird

      Maxima was called Maxipad. When I got rear ended by a dually my friends commented on how absorbent it was.

      Jetta never really had a nickname, friends called it the unreliable POS
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    4. 08-01-2012 11:08 PM #4
      None. Ever.

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      08-01-2012 11:13 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by Noah Fecks View Post
      call it the pearl necklace

      Ha! Town Jeweler is a bit more subtle than that

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      08-01-2012 11:15 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by nix6speed View Post
      Trans Am is called The Bird

      Maxima was called Maxipad.

      My buddy had a sweet old Maxima that he called Maxine...

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      08-01-2012 11:16 PM #7
      My Rabbit is called Magnus Von Furrybottom, III, though sometimes in dark places I refer to it as a Golf...


      (Truth be told, my mom used to refer to the family Type 1 Bug as Brunhilda Von Volksvagen, or Brunhilda for short. Seriously.)
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      08-01-2012 11:59 PM #8
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      08-02-2012 12:16 AM #9
      I have a red car with ze farfegznuggenz. I calls him Fred.

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      08-02-2012 03:03 AM #10
      'The black one,' and 'the other black one.'
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      08-02-2012 03:22 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by 2VWatatime View Post
      None. Ever.
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      08-02-2012 04:12 AM #12
      White car, red car, blue car. All Golfs..

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      08-02-2012 04:44 AM #13
      The 88 Integra was the "blue car". The 91 Integra was at first, the "white car", but quickly became the White Shadow, mostly because of the crappy single-stage Honda white which was usually grey. The old MkIII was der Golf, the MkIV was die Neue. The B5 still is FAC63 (temptation). Rabbit is Jinjur, because Jinjur was a bitch. New MkIII is decogirl. The not a big Ford truck has a nick, but it's not polite, so I won't air it here.

      The Renault was "that (insert string of expletives here) French car"
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      08-02-2012 08:10 AM #14
      Tiny Dancer



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      08-02-2012 09:11 AM #15
      Audi: The hunk of crap.
      Acura: The ricer.

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      08-02-2012 09:34 AM #17
      93 Probe GT - Optimus Probe

      97 Regal GS - Reginald.....this one actually caught on with my friends and family

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      This thread title is misleading, the ls1 one belongs in everything.


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      08-02-2012 09:35 AM #18
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      08-02-2012 09:40 AM #19
      My buddy had a sweet old Maxima that he called Maxine...
      Clever. I like that.

      the "jaggernaut"



      the "robin's egg"

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      08-02-2012 09:43 AM #20
      My buddy had an old Chevy cheyanne truck and he named it ol' chesworthy. I miss That truck

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      08-02-2012 09:46 AM #21
      Mrs. Reliable...She's reliable but not really fun:

      Mrs. Fun...She's fun but not really reliable

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      *actually just broke down a few days ago with electrical problems...which I guess makes me: Mr. Unlucky.


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      08-02-2012 09:49 AM #22
      Poobaru and Jetteye.
      iain

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      08-02-2012 10:06 AM #23
      My GTI is called Franz Beckenpower. If your a soccer fan you should get it


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      08-02-2012 10:10 AM #24
      I got tongue tied once and call the "black Acura" the "Blackura" and so I refer to it that way sometimes.

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      08-02-2012 10:18 AM #25
      "*******", "Piece of ****", and "****, not this **** again."

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