Weekly Trivia at Wayne's Garage.
Wayne's Garage is an Auto Repair shop in Eugene and Springfield Oregon
Willy's Jeep - Recent Trivia Question
Question for this week: (New question every Wednesday)
Q: In 1932 the Datson car company was renamed to Datsun, why?
A: To honor the sun depicted in the national flag and also because "son" also means "loss" in Japanese.
Fairlady Z/240Z - Recent Trivia Question
Q: What early 20th century bank robber wrote a testimonial letter to Henry Ford, complimenting him on making such great “getaway cars?”
A: Clyde Barrow of Bonnie and Clyde.
Q: The names Peep, Leapin’ Leana, Blitz Buggy and Puddle Jumper were given to what vehicle before it received the name we know it as now?
A: The Willys Jeep.
Q: What car company in 1965 promoted a “Twin-Stick Floor Shift with Instant Overtake”?
A: Rambler. It referred to a transmission with 5 forward speeds.
Q: What tire company developed the “Tiger Paws” mascot in 1961?
Q: When Nissan/Datsun introduced their popular sports car in 1970 it was called the Datsun 240Z in the US. What was it known as in Japan?
A: Fairlady Z. It was named that after the president of Datsun Motors attended the Broadway Musical "My Fair Lady" while visiting the US in 1958.
Cars we Repair and Service:
Acura, Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GEO, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infinity, Isuzu, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercury, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo.
We do not work on cars older than 1985.