Sport: Herding The Beasts A Hot-Rodder's Glossary

Beast—Car with fast getaway.

Blow Off or Dust Off—Cross the quarter-mile mark first.

Bone—Model "A" Ford.

Breaking Loose—Tires do not hold.

Chopped Top—Car with its cab lowered.

Getting a Bite—Tires hold traction during acceleration.

Goat—The other fellow's car.

Gook Wagon—Car loaded with ornaments; nothing extra inside.

Gutted—Car with its interior stripped.

Herd—To drive a car.

Mother Head—Terrific, a real gone car.

Lakester—Special body and no fenders.

Nerf—To push another car.

Jug—A carburetor.

Pot Out—Engine failure. Prune—To beat another car.

Sectioned—Car lowered by removing a section of the body.

Smoke Out of the Chute—Accelerate from the starting line with tires spinning.

Stick a Foot in the Pot—Open throttle wide.


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