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UKcelicaKev
Hey Guys, I am over here in the UK and i dont speak any American, I thought we spoke the same language (english) but obviously we dont can any body do some translations for me:

firewall?
Tranny?
Fender?
Rotors?

I am lost i worked out, firewall (Bulkhead), fender (bumpers) and rotors (Brake disc) but tranny i am lost!! to me a tranny wears womens clothes. i may sound stupid. I want to buy stuff from over with you, but i need the component words for performance parts to search web sites.

many thanks

Kev

P.S. If you cant find it in the states drop me a line i ll look over here for you
(kjgoodbourn@aol.com)
Nemises
QUOTE(UKcelicaKev @ Feb 22, 2005 - 7:51 PM)
Hey Guys, I am over here in the UK and i dont speak any American, I thought we spoke the same language (english) but obviously we dont can any body do some translations for me:

firewall?
Tranny?
Fender?
Rotors?

I am lost i worked out, firewall (Bulkhead), fender (bumpers) and rotors (Brake disc) but tranny i am lost!! to me a tranny wears womens clothes. i may sound stupid. I want to buy stuff from over with you, but i need the component words for performance parts to search web sites.

many thanks

Kev

P.S. If you cant find it in the states drop me a line i ll look over here for you
(kjgoodbourn@aol.com)
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funny

Tranny = transmission/gearbox etc..
fender= quaterpanel I think ( where your parking lights are
Supersprynt
Tranny is just short for transmission or gearbox.
Fender is the piece between front bumper and door, where the wheel well is.

Firewall is between engine bay and cabin.

I guess it has to do alot with context. Yeah I think tranny is used over here for transvestite.
UKcelicaKev
QUOTE(Supersprynt @ Feb 22, 2005 - 3:35 PM)
Tranny is just short for transmission or gearbox.
Fender is the piece between front bumper and door, where the wheel well is.

Firewall is between engine bay and cabin.

I guess it has to do alot with context. Yeah I think tranny is used over here for transvestite.
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there you go i thought the fender was something else and we call that bit a wing
UKcelicaKev
Cheers for your help and if theres anything i can do for you guy just hola!!
Kwanza26
Hood is soo much more masculine than "bonnet"... wink.gif
UKcelicaKev
Yeh totally agree but there again wings on a car make it sound like it can fly as opposed to fender There are so many pros and cons I like hood it really works. Bonnet is something a woman would wear!!
UKcelicaKev
Hey is a header a manufold you know where the exhaust gases come out?
Silvan
Correct!
SoundSlut_dotcom
QUOTE(UKcelicaKev @ Feb 22, 2005 - 3:31 PM)
Cheers for your help and if theres anything i can do for you guy just hola!!
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lmao hollaaaaa back dawggggg
Hanyo
boot = trunk

for us american here. lol

Mr_E
Funniest thread ever.

Which is more gay. A bonnet or a tranny....
UKcelicaKev
Well a Tranny would wear a bonnet!!! so does it matter i am sure theres nothing gay about my car other than she is called doris (do you guys name your cars?)
UKcelicaKev
Hey does Hola mean something different i mean like give me a shout. I ll be careful what i say for fear of looking a total nerd
pr_caralho
Tranny hahahaha We got shemales for gearboxes
ghostdog
QUOTE(UKcelicaKev @ Feb 25, 2005 - 1:38 PM)
Hey does Hola mean something different i mean like give me a shout. I ll be careful what i say for fear of looking a total nerd
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1. holla

it depends upon the context in which you are using the word.
1.) a term used to try and talk or try an "hook-up" with a female.
2.) meaning to talk to someone or telling somebody to hit u up later

Ex. for 1.) Ey mama can i HOLLA atchu fa a minute.
Ex. for 2.) a.> HOLLA atcho boy b.> holla bak

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=holla&r=f


so yes your usage was somewhat correct wink.gif

.. but anyways enough with the useless chatter in engine/performance
urbandork
this is funny.
pr_caralho
a little too funny......... cwm13.gif
Mr_E
Funny - odd

or funny - haha?
urbandork
ha ha funny.

i personally am friends with a small hand full of ppl from asutrallia, korea, jpn, and a few places in europe. When ever they come over here to california and we kick it i always learn some new way of calling something.

i remember the first one i learned was boot instead of trunk. lol clothing items are also funny
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