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Old 07-10-2004, 06:17 PM   #11
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There are many "tuners" involved with Mitsubishi Starions and Chrysler Conquest. We have to fabricate almost everything for our cars since they are rare and divorced models. We truly modify our cars. One thing I think we all forget is that these people that do this to there car, no matter how distasteful, are car enthusiast just like you. You shouldn't always judge a book by it'* cover.
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Most imports that have the wing that truly need them, are RWD converts. The only reason you need a wing is to provide down-force at high speeds for the rear wheels that provide the drive, i.e. the Supra.

That being said, any FWD with a wing = rice.
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My name is Steven and I'm a ricer

































yeah right
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Most imports that have the wing that truly need them, are RWD converts. The only reason you need a wing is to provide down-force at high speeds for the rear wheels that provide the drive, i.e. the Supra.

That being said, any FWD with a wing = rice.
so our cars are rice??
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Most imports that have the wing that truly need them, are RWD converts. The only reason you need a wing is to provide down-force at high speeds for the rear wheels that provide the drive, i.e. the Supra.

That being said, any FWD with a wing = rice.
so our cars are rice??
wings and spoilers are way different
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wings and spoilers are way different
Yeah, mainly weight. What'* the spoiler weigh on the Bonne? I'm guessing no more than 25lbs. While those aluminum wings can weigh up to 80lbs. Just what a FWD 4 cyl. really needs, gobs of weight in the back.
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25lbs!??!?! They're plastic, take it off, and it'* like 5lbs.... Spoilers are nice for street cars, wings are nice for... GT racing.

Why do they rice? Simple. 2 main reasons. Too be cool, and to have women.

To be cool - they think if they add a fart cannon, and a wing, and some body extensions, they've got a full on race/show car.

To have women - If they rice out, pimp out, trick out, whatever out their car, that means they have a fast car (uh huh). that means they have money. If they have money, then women (in that scene) flock to them.

It seems sometimes like the fad is going, and then it'* back, who knows.

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funny though how a lot of women like LUXURY


and i wonder whose cars fit that bill?
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25lbs!??!?! They're plastic, take it off, and it'* like 5lbs.... Spoilers are nice for street cars, wings are nice for... GT racing.

Why do they rice? Simple. 2 main reasons. Too be cool, and to have women.

To be cool - they think if they add a fart cannon, and a wing, and some body extensions, they've got a full on race/show car.

To have women - If they rice out, pimp out, trick out, whatever out their car, that means they have a fast car (uh huh). that means they have money. If they have money, then women (in that scene) flock to them.

It seems sometimes like the fad is going, and then it'* back, who knows.

edited for grammar issues....
i dunno why but that was the best post i have seen.
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A wing will put SOME downforce on the front wheels at higher speeds too.

and misfit-x, he does that sometimes just to keep us on our toes

--Christine
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