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What Have You Done To Your Merc Today?

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by Mercedes-2010, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. bembo449

    bembo449 Senior Member

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    hahaha I have enough fun explaining the names of the others without christening it with summat like that pal :p:p:p
     
  2. Rotorhead500

    Rotorhead500 Senior Member

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    Geoff it is then! :geek:
     
  3. bembo449

    bembo449 Senior Member

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    no !!!! Geoff ran off with my first wife ( later transpired he did me a massive favour but that's another story ) it needs to suit his personality without sounding to girly :rolleyes::D
     
  4. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    '93 500SL-32, '01 W210 Estate E240, 02 R230 SL500 (Malcolm Spec), 04 Smart Roadster Coupe
    Our Malcolm is named for its previous owner, even though we refer to the car as she or her.
    The other SL is Katie - to do with her reg no being K***TEA. The 210 is 'The bus' and the Smart is 'The Wheelie Bin' (because it's grey and made of plastic).
    In the past I've had Mabel (101 ambulance named after the previous owners mother), Fester (Defender 110 that was quietly festering with rust when I got it), Lurch (Range Rover Classic that lurched into corners), Morticia (101 GS just keeping to the theme) and Thing (military Sankey trailer). The was Olaf the Volvo T5 (because he put a huge grin on my face when I drove it) and Herman the German (Audi A8 4.2 Quattro Sport).

    We've always named cars in our family. My mum once had a 100E prefect she called Rafferty (though I called it Rattly).
     
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  5. bembo449

    bembo449 Senior Member

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    its very much a tradition in my family too LK , the only thing of note about my 170 is the sodding TC light blinking like captain darling off black adder goes forth , maybe flash is appropriate ???
     
  6. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    Or just Gordon.....
     
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    Rotorhead500 Senior Member

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    Or Top Cat. ;)
     
  8. 00slk

    00slk Senior Member

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    OMG, you name your cars :shock::shock: how sad o_O We're more down to earth ;) like
    My car
    Your car :rolleyes:
     
  9. daveenty

    daveenty Senior Member

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    Naming cars. Hmm,

    i have the white and red sheds. Affectionate terms really, red rhymes and the white one is an S (for shed?). Oh, and Larry the Lexus...

    Absolutely no idea why Larry was chosen really but it seems to suit it
     
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    Herman?
     
  11. John Laidlaw

    John Laidlaw Senior Member

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    XC90 is the ‘beast’ (chosen by my eldest daughter ), the E63 was ‘the panzer’, the i8 so far is called many things by folks on here :p - at work ‘the batmobile’ seems to have stuck
     
  12. 00slk

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    I have sheds too, one painted brown one and two natural colour ones, very useful for my car parts and gardening equipment..............Okay, I'll go and work on my car..............:oops:
     
  13. LostKiwi

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    Fixed that for you John :)
     
  14. flowrider99

    flowrider99 Senior Member

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    I vote for Sally. :)
     
  15. Blobcat

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    I generally don't name mine, but I do get my name on them :D:p... (Apart from BL08CAT, that has my forum name :rolleyes:)
     
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    00slk Senior Member

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    Finished painting my wheel arch :D

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  17. Craiglxviii

    Craiglxviii Senior Member

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    Gordon was our X Trail...

    Fritz the A3...

    Gunther the 215...

    Manfred the 211...

    Wolfgang the 212...

    And the latest is Lothar the R Klasse!
     
  18. alexanderfoti

    alexanderfoti MBO Forum Supporter Authorised Forum Supporter

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    I drove the C63 down to portsmouth, in some of the worst weather I have driven in. A few sketchy moments :p
     
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    E350 CDi Blue Efficiency Sport Coupe, fast, smooth, comfortable, what more does one need?
    The Batmobile, love it!!!!
     
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  20. AMGeed

    AMGeed Senior Member

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    Put £80 worth of Tescos finest into it ready for a day out at Center Parcs Woburn Bedfordshire tomorrow.
    The weather looks nasty for a 7am start:(
     
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