YUGO production ends . . .

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  1. mrkirker

    mrkirker New Member

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    Read today that the YUGO production was ending. So, to celebrate the automobile oddities demise . . .

    Yu*go (yoo-go)
    n. 1) Small, economical, Yugoslavian-built automobile. 2) 4x4 hood ornament.
    adj. 1) What dosen't happen when you press the accelerator.

    Q. How do you double the value of a Yugo?
    A. Put a gallon of milk in the back seat.

    Q. What comes with every Yugo User's Manual?
    A. The bus schedule.

    What do Yugos have in common with Ferarris?
    - A Ferarri can go from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds.
    - A Yugo can go from 0 to 4 in 60 seconds.
    Actually, a Yugo CAN accelerate as fast as a Ferarri,
    ...if you give it a fast enough running start, so it clears the cliff's edge...

    Q. How do you fix a broken Yugo?
    A. 1) Lift off the radiator cap.
    2) Push off cliff.
    3) and drive brand-new one underneath radiator cap.
    (30-mile/3-day warranty included!)

    A man entered an auto parts store...
    Man: "I need a windshield wiper blade for a Yugo."
    Clerk: "Well, only if you throw $20 into the trade."

    I once bought a Yugo with a tow package.
    ...It was in the front.

    Q. Why does a Yugo have rear a window defroster?
    A. To keep your hands warm as you push it.

    Q. What do you call a Yugo at the top of a big hill?
    A. A miracle!

    What do you call the shock absorbers inside a Yugo?
    Passengers.

    Two guys in a Yugo were arrested last night in Oakland following
    a push-by shooting incident.

    The new Yugo has an air bag. When you sense an impending accident,
    start pumping real fast.

    A friend went to a dealer the other day and said, "I'd like a gas
    cap for my Yugo." The dealer replied, "Okay. Sounds like a fair
    trade."

    I have also said for years that the car is named because "Yugo,
    but it doesn't".

    How can you get a Yugo to do 60 miles an hour?
    Push it over a cliff.

    Why don't Yugo's sustain much damage in a front-end collision?
    The tow truck takes the impact.

    What do you call a Yugo with a flat tire?
    Totalled.
  2. TranterUK

    TranterUK Guest

    Excellent. Reminds me of some of the cars I had as a kid. :)
  3. USMC-03

    USMC-03 New Member

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    Don't worry, the Yugo will be back. Just wait until the marketing experts and automotive engineers in the U.S. Congress and Sierra Club are done, we'll all be driving three cylinder pieces of feces; it may say Ford, Chevy or Dodge, but it will be a basically Yugo.
  4. mrkirker

    mrkirker New Member

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    I HAD a three cylinder Subaru "Justy". Loved it.
  5. lead

    lead Well-Known Member

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    I hesitate to admit it, but I had a Yugo in the early 80's. I put over 100,000 miles on it, but not much over. It was just an Italian Fiat, built by the Yugoslavs. But the Fiats had a better engine, Bosch fuel injection, and a 5 speed. They sold Yugos with a smaller engine, a Weber carb(same one in the first Ford Escorts), and a 4 speed.
    The guys at work used to say it was easy to maintain. To change the oil, you just take off the oil cap, turn the car upside down and drain it, put it down and add new oil.

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