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Has Anyone Given Their Car a Name?

Maybe I'm too sentimental for my own good, but I believe giving a name to your car will bond you together on a more profound level. You're like a team, a car is nothing without a driver (although modern technology is changing that, boo hiss) and a driver is only as good as his/her car. As for me, well, it's no secret. I call her Janey for short. What about you?

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All of my cars have had names. But the two best ones are these:

SS Balt - Até

Evo - Loki

Both names were chosen for the meanings of the names

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All of my cars have had names. But the two best ones are these:

SS Balt - Até

Evo - Loki

Both names were chosen for the meanings of the names
Very mischievous names I'd say, and very well suited to the cars. Kudos.

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Very mischievous names I'd say, and very well suited to the cars. Kudos.
Exactly! I know the theme song for the balt was Little Red Corvette lol

'09 SS/TC - Stolen
Mods - Injen CAI, CIA MAF Relocate CP's, Dejon FMIC,
Custom 3" DP, 3" Exhaust, GT3076R, Pioneer AVH-4100DVD, Hurst STS, ZZP triple pod, Autometer Cobalt boost/DPIC/WB gauges, Nitto NT05 245/40/18's, H&R Springs, 80:20 Meth Spray
Future - KSport Kontrol Pro Coilovers, 10% Tint, FMIC spray
538whp/501wtq @38 psi on meth and 93 oct on stock ish motor


06 EVO IX MR/SE - Sold
Mods - *Updated 10/6/13* AEM TRUboost EBC, 4in custom TBE, SD dual 93/e85 tune, ETS 4in Race Core FMIC, Dual Aeromotive 400lph Fuel Pumps, T4 Tubular Manifold w/ dual WG's, FP Super99HTZ DBB Turbo, GSC 274 mivec cams, ARP headstuds/rod studs, FIC 2150cc Injectors, Aeromotive FPR, Aeromotive Fuel Rail, catch can, Mini Battery Kit, Slim Coolant Fan, Kiggly Racing high pressure valve Springs/Titanium Retainers, Supertech Stainless Steel Valves, Dual VTA Tial 44mm WG's, 4g64 Stroker Manley Pistons, 155mm 2.4 LR Manley Turbo Plus I Beam Rods with ARP 625 Studs, 100mm forged non-billet Manley Crankshaft, Full H/E PNP with Port Matching, Kiggly Racing Girdle, Dual Tial 50mm BOV's, Excedy Triple Disc Carbon HD Clutch, AEM EMS

'95 Ram 2500 Diesel
Mods - 5in TBE, Boost Elbow set to 28psi, Adjusted fuel pump, Open Turbo.

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Yes I gave my car the name Eve. It's red like the apple in the bible she wasn't supposed to pick.

I'm not really that religious but I am catholic. Idk just like the name lol.

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My bond is with the parts and time I put in. Never found a desire to name it. Although when I was younger I would sometimes name them for the first girl I layed in it. That didn't go over too well after a while so I gave it up, lol.


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lmao you:"yea her (car) name is samantha"

her: "isn't that your ex name?"

you:"uhhh"

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lmao you:"yea her name is samantha"

her: "isn't that your ex name?"

you:"uhhh"
Well it can change if you want. *Goes in for the kill.*

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that is a great recovery line i must say

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Well it can change if you want. *Goes in for the kill.*

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Hence why naming a car never stuck for me!


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