What did you name your Maverick?

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  1. satchelmcqueen

    satchelmcqueen Member

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    I named mine Raisin Bran...cause its got 2 scoops.
     

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    mojo "Everett"- Senior Citizen Supporting Member

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    I named it Winkie! My wife calls it Scoot-Scoot.
     
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    The Magic Pumpkin...

    The drummer in my band gave it this name and it just stuck.
     
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    Vlasic - Because it’s green like a pickle and a classic!
     
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    bmcdaniel Senile Member

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    Sometimes when I'm working on it I call it a bunch of names...
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    Patches...name came from people here on the board...:thumbs2:
    the number one reason I'm reluctant to paint it one color...:yup:
     
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    rthomas771 Member Supporting Member

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    Never named any of my vehicles. Just call the Maverick "The Maverick"
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Same for me, just never got into the naming cars deal. I do call it a turd if that counts!
     
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    When my car was on Power Tour East in 1999, it dropped a lifter. I decided not to mess with it until I got it home a couple days later. It seemed happy enough, driving along, ticking away.

    At that point, I thought it should be called "Timex" ..... takes a licking, and keeps on ticking. ;)

    When we pulled it apart to take a look, there were two more lifters trying to die. Seems the 7000 rpm springs I put on it were a bit much for the factory lifters. Aftermarket lifters went in, and all was well again.
     
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    Hey Captain:
    How many Comets and/or Mavericks did you see on YOUR HRPT in 99 ? I've made nine Tours so far .. and I met only a few on the runs . A lot of participants and spectators invariably asked .." What YEAR is it ? " .. That's usually a question people ask when they have No Idea what BRAND the cars are .. When I'm asked I just tell them the year and wait for the NEXT question .. : ) .. Still Lots of Fun on these Tours ..
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    CaptainComet Large Member Supporting Member

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    How many Comets or Mavericks did I meet on Power Tour?
    In three tours (99, 00, and 01) , I met you and another CAMEO member ... that's it!
     

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