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Old 07-01-2004, 02:23 PM   #11
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repinS, you have a hold on reality there. That'* cool.

But don't forget, the simple truth is, Fast and Furious ruined the import car. Not that the cars on the movie were rice, hell, I loved them. But the subsequent spawning of wannabes that simly made their imports look fast, rather than being fast. The price of used Hondas sky-rocketed after that movie. They now cost more than they're worth.

Yes, you can rice out anything, but a riced-out Bonnie, although pathetic looking, will never look as riced as a riced-out import. That'* just the way it is.
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repinS, you have a hold on reality there. That'* cool.

But don't forget, the simple truth is, Fast and Furious ruined the import car. Not that the cars on the movie were rice, hell, I loved them. But the subsequent spawning of wannabes that simly made their imports look fast, rather than being fast. The price of used Hondas sky-rocketed after that movie. They now cost more than they're worth.

Yes, you can rice out anything, but a riced-out Bonnie, although pathetic looking, will never look as riced as a riced-out import. That'* just the way it is.
*Real* import guys and other import enthusiast forums I hang around with despise the FnF rice boys too. Good thing that most of the rice wannabes don't use the intarweb

The resale value of Hondas have always been pretty good, but yeah, I do think Civic values have gone up

See, the import stuff I'm into... they're CLEAN mods. They don't awfully stand out - most people won't suspect anything, but one who knows their stuff will know right off the bat. They're the ENGINE mods. Much like the Bonneville concept. Sleeperish.

Clean rims, clean skirtage/effects, and big power to boot. Oh, and four doors are preferred to enhance the sleeper effect
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repinS, you have a hold on reality there. That'* cool.

But don't forget, the simple truth is, Fast and Furious ruined the import car. Not that the cars on the movie were rice, hell, I loved them. But the subsequent spawning of wannabes that simly made their imports look fast, rather than being fast. The price of used Hondas sky-rocketed after that movie. They now cost more than they're worth.

Yes, you can rice out anything, but a riced-out Bonnie, although pathetic looking, will never look as riced as a riced-out import. That'* just the way it is.
*Real* import guys and other import enthusiast forums I hang around with despise the FnF rice boys too. Good thing that most of the rice wannabes don't use the intarweb

The resale value of Hondas have always been pretty good, but yeah, I do think Civic values have gone up

See, the import stuff I'm into... they're CLEAN mods. They don't awfully stand out - most people won't suspect anything, but one who knows their stuff will know right off the bat. They're the ENGINE mods. Much like the Bonneville concept. Sleeperish.

Clean rims, clean skirtage/effects, and big power to boot. Oh, and four doors are preferred to enhance the sleeper effect
Yes! That is right. There'* a sweet Accord here that is lowered just a tad, and has nice wheels. That'* the only mods that are noticeable from the outside. His tach is only a modest 2" in diameter ( ). No one would suspect his packing an intercooled turbo. That is not rice. And guess what? He has no wing on it, for obvious reasons.
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How bout this for chits and giggles...a Bonneville and the anti rice Accord!

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How bout this for chits and giggles...a Bonneville and the anti rice Accord!

Oooo pretty...go Paul!
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This isn't rice, is it??








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Little overkill there, eh?
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The first thing I would do is point out that he has naver driven one. Our Bonneville has been in the family since new in '96, honestly I liked the car but I will admit I occasionally made fun of it. That is until I DROVE one, its the only car I am allowed to drive and I love it. I would never stop defending how great the car is. Tell him he'* dumb for assuming something is bad, w/o ever driving/riding/ and living with one.

Stupid ignorant kid (yes I am only 17.5 but I think I should be allowed to say that)

The only thing I have to complain about is the turning radius. But I still parallel parked it for my drivers test.
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