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|Social Group: A four-wheeling group based in Oregon City.|
|Description: An online group of people, mostly males, who actively take trucks off road in order to test their trucks' limits. These men are friends from the Pacific Northwest. Though the age range is quite large, the average member is about 28 years old.|
|Student Name: Axmaker07|
1 A Sacrifice (Noun) Source: Comes from the phrase 'blood sacrifice,' traditionally linked with a religous death. . Meaning: When a person is injured while modifying a vehicle in any way, usually involving blood. In the four-wheeling world, there is a long-running joke about the existance of a four-wheeling god who demands at least one "sacrifice" or injury per truck modificaion. Context: Used when discussing how working on the truck went. Collected: 01/20/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
2 Back-halfing (Verb) Source: The word back refers to the part of the vehicle that is being removed. Half is how much of the original truck is left in tact. Meaning: The process of modifying a truck by cutting the frame off behind the cab and replacing it with a tube frame or a flatbed. Context: Used when talking about future projects or past modifications made to a truck. Collected: 01/19/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
3 Big Meats (Noun) Source: 'Big' keeps its typical meaning. The word 'Meat' has an unknown origin. Meaning: Larger than factory tires. Context: Normally used when tire diameter exceeds 35”. . Collected: 01/19/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
4 Bootyfab (Noun) Source: The term 'booty' comes from the African American slang meaning ghetto or bad. 'Fab' is a shortened version of the word fabrication. Meaning: A poor quality fabrication job. Context: Use when making fun of a vehicle or the fabricator. Collected: 01/18/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
5 Cancer Patient () Source: The word cancer keeps the meaning of an unwanted object attacking the host. The term patient is used to show the victim-state of the truck. Meaning: A truck that has rust. Context: Used when inspecting a truck for obvious problems or describing a vehicle to another person. Collected: 01/19/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
6 Carnage (Noun) Source: The word carnage historically refers to a bloody and extensive slaughter. Meaning: Any damage done to a vehicle while on a trail. Context: Used in reference to what happened during a trip. Collected: 01/19/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
7 Give 'er the Onion (Command/Request) Source: Origins unknown. Meaning: Apply gas in a quick but calculated manor. Context: Used on the trail by a person outside of the truck who is helping navigate. Collected: 01/20/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
8 Mallcrawler (Noun) Source: The mall is a known place when guys hang out to pick up women. Crawler refers to the term rock crawling which is a type of four-wheeling. Meaning: A four-wheeling vehicle that is only used for show. Context: Often used in four-wheeling groups about outsiders who use their vehicle for only showing off or looking nice. Collected: 01/17/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
9 Pulling a Lee (Verb) Source: This term originates within the group. One of the guys, named Lee, has a hard time staying on his feet during trips. Meaning: Falling down for no apparent reason other than being clumsy. Context: Used by people who often go four-wheeling with Lee himself or have heard stories about Lee. Used in a joking manor. Collected: 01/18/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
10 Sas (Verb) Source: The term Sas was derived by making the phrase "Solid Axle Swap" and acronym and then pronouncing the . Meaning: Refers to a Solid Axle Swap. The process of replacing a factory independent suspension with a solid/live axle from an alternate vehicle. . Context: Used when talking about future projects or past modifications made to a truck. Collected: 01/17/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
11 Spotter (Noun) Source: Comes from the term 'to spot' as in to see. Meaning: An appointed person who stands outside the vehicle and gives the driver directions about how to drive when the driver is in a difficult position. Context: Used as a title. Collected: 01/18/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.
12 Webwheeler (Noun) Source: The term 'web' is a slang word for the internet. The internet is where they think the fakes come from. Wheeler is what the people are trying to be. Meaning: A person who poses as a fourwheeler but does not actually participate in the sport. Context: Mostly, but not limited to online users. Can also be a person who does modifications to his truck but never takes it out on a trail. Collected: 01/20/2007 by Student:Axmaker07.