Car lovers have a language all their own, and each sub-genre of car culture has its own dialect. The meanings of some words are immutable, while others change wildly over time and in different regions. Just try to get five people to figure out what “muscle car” truly means. Despite the debates that rage on, we’ve picked out some common terms to help explain some essential hot rod and custom jargon, along with photos to help out.
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And who are the world champions of hotrod jargon dropping? I'll give you 2 hints:
"My 4 speed, dual quad, positraction 409!"
"She's ported and relieved and she's stroked and bored."