Strange badge engineering

Huw Powell human747 at
Sat Dec 21 15:20:14 EST 2002

> Friend of mine used to run an old Escort Van with the lettering rearranged
> to read 'C O R S E T'.
> And two weeks ago I was in the daily traffic jam behind a crappy old Opel
> Corsa TR (the sedan kind) with the badges cut and shut to read 'OPA'
> (grandpa)- very appropriate for the vehicle.

Reminds me of my old Nissan truck, on which I had, um, rearranged all
the logos, including the big stamping on the tailgate, to read "HUMAN"

> > A 'little' more macho- at a German car show I saw a tuned Opel Astra in
> the
> > parking lot, with the emblems reading 'Opel Viagra'. Very creative
> > cut-and-shut with Vectra and Tigra?
> Considering the oft-repeated reason for men owning powerful cars, this might
> be apt.......

So is the reason I'm content with my normally aspirated 101 hp coupe and
130 hp 90Q just a matter of coming to terms with it?

Huw Powell

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