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YUGO is no more...

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by beastlytaco, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Nov 20, 2008 at 1:52 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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  2. Nov 20, 2008 at 1:53 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    I think a bail out is in order!
     
  3. Nov 20, 2008 at 1:55 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Ya, I remember them. Kind of a joke. They were cheap to buy, but most used cars were a better deal.
     
  4. Nov 20, 2008 at 1:56 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    yeah. but the former soviet car manufacterer(sp?), was seen as a great asset to the yugoslavian people. but i can tell you i would never own one.
     
  5. Nov 20, 2008 at 1:58 PM
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    Charli

    Charli Stealer of Souls

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    Hubby's girlfriend before me had one, and I drove one once when I was selling cars (it was a trade-in)--I really thought that I was going to put my foot through the floor when I pushed the clutch down, and it would NOT get out of first gear. I had to cross four lanes of heavy traffic VERY quickly in first gear. The engine was not happy, but I made it. Hubby and I used to joke that they made Yugos out of old Granada doors.
     
  6. Nov 20, 2008 at 2:01 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    hahaha. i bet i could bench a yugo. me and some buddys picked up a smart car and moved it sideways in a parking space, while it was parked next to two cars.
     
  7. Nov 20, 2008 at 2:04 PM
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    Cobra69

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    I remember them................we used to say YUGO-----you go this way the car goes that way. Cuase they would just about fall aprt around you driving down the road.
     
  8. Nov 20, 2008 at 2:21 PM
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    NAAC3TACO

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    In the late eighties someone gave my mom a Yugo for free. I drove it once and told her to give it back.:D
     
  9. Nov 28, 2008 at 3:13 PM
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    BAT24

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    I remember when I was in High School there was a dealership in Columbus that was getting rid of their Yugo franchise. They where selling them literally buy one get one free. A friend of mine bought 2 of them and ended up using the second car for nothing but parts for the first one. The car ran for about 2 and a half years then died. When he graduated he literally left them both in the apartment when he moved out.
     
  10. Nov 28, 2008 at 4:49 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    We would call them YU don't Go's!
     
  11. Nov 28, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    Charli

    Charli Stealer of Souls

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    And NOGOs too around here! LOL!

    or "Sometimes YUGO and sometimes you don't"

    Brings back memories of my youth...lol!
     
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