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Old 04-11-2018, 03:46 PM   #141
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I remember my dad had an old AA he called "Teddy Roosevelt" because it was a (rough riding son of a bitch)......... hhahhaha
Kinda Like how my father called bad Toilet paper "John Wayne" TP; Rough and tough and won't take sh*$ off anyone.......
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Old 04-11-2018, 03:58 PM   #142
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i thought it might be interesting to discuss what determined how we named our cars.
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Old 04-11-2018, 04:00 PM   #143
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I am considering Humpty Dumpty, because all the Kings horses and all the Kings men could not put Humpty together again...
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:35 AM   #144
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My 69 Camaro has JAWS .it eats up cars My 28 A has # 5 license for the Alberta Province .My 30 Fordor is now ready to drive after a 10 year plus restoration and has had a lot of names so far .I think I did it three times and now the motor is too tight .I might call it 30 EH Canadian
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:39 AM   #145
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My 1929 Special Coupe was named "Bessie" after a mine where she worked at one time. One of these days I will contact the fellow I bought the car from about 25 years ago and see if he can provide more information.
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Old 09-13-2018, 10:49 AM   #146
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Shasta. she hasta have tires, gas, oil, etc. and the list goes on and on.
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Old 09-13-2018, 11:03 AM   #147
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Morris, after my father who I inherited it from.
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Old 09-13-2018, 12:10 PM   #148
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I named my first two modern cars - one used and one new. For some reason, never named any other cars, including Model A - just refer to them by make, model, body style and/or color
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:01 PM   #149
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Our 1931 coupe is called "THE MODEL"...
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:16 PM   #150
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VINNEY... worked hard for its name, named after Vintque , for every part that didn't fit, leaked, squeaked and croaked.
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Old 09-13-2018, 05:33 PM   #151
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Depends on what kind of day I am having.
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Old 09-14-2018, 05:44 AM   #152
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Ours is just called "The Lady" or "The olŽLady"
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:49 AM   #153
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My grandson sorta named mine Clara,as in Henry's Lady.I didn't have the heart or want to disappoint him by saying that could also be Evangeline so Clara it is.probably not very original. I just sold a '32 Plymouth to buy the Model A aand my grandson would never come up for a name for it.He said he was afraid if he named it I would keep it but he named my '31 roadster the day I got it.
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Old 09-14-2018, 10:29 AM   #154
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My daughter has named most of the cars we've given names, but insists on not naming some of them:

1926 T - Bessie (named by my father)
1929 A Roadster - The Roadster
1930 AA - The big truck
1930 Pickup - The Pickup
1930 Town Sedan - Ruby (named for the red stones in the eyebrows)
1931 Woody - Woody (what else)
1942 Tudor Sedan - Eleanor (Mrs. FDR)
1942 MB Jeep - Peaches (my mother's nickname during the war years)
1943 HD WLA - Queenie (cause she's a hanger queen)
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Old 09-14-2018, 03:59 PM   #155
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My Dad had a Fordor years ago my Mom named Methuselah.
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:22 PM   #156
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I had a great little dog. Woofa. Loyal, courageous, funny and very very popular. We neither have animals in the house nor are they permitted to ride in motor cars, with one exception. The Model A and strictly provided Woofa sit on the floor. Well Woofa was always at my heals when I was anywhere near the A for fear of missing a ride.
Woofa was skittled just over a year ago and we live on a street with very little traffic. Chasing a visitors dog. I still get a bit teary when I think of Woofa. I named the ute (pickup) in memory of my little friend. At this moment I have a adhesive sign being made to stick on the bonnet. "woofa.express".
And that's how my ute got its name. The offending vehicle was a Nissan and I have never liked Nissans since.
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:32 PM   #157
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Bought a 29 roadster that had belonged to Allen Funt of Candid Camera Fame. Was told I could use the license plate, "SMILE29", then told "No, they may want to put the plates on another 29. So I got 29SMILE on it and hung the other plates onto the rafters in my garage. Good luck on using them on another 29. Anyway all my friends just started calling the car as Smile. Acquired "Vermin" from a friend of Bill Williamson. It has the name under the right tail light so it will just stay with the car as it is currently for sale. I like the name. His son put some rice on the seat and told Bill, "Dad, we got white mice. Like that bit also.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:13 PM   #158
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Edsel Ford had a lot to do with the design of the A so my 31 Tudor got his wife's name: Eleanor.
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Old 09-14-2018, 07:46 PM   #159
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:41 PM   #160
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Tootles
I think that is how its spelled, I try not to look. Its pinstriped on the bottom door jam from the previous owner. Do the names have to stay with the car?
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