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cwsample Mar 20, 3:47am - #421142 

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crossing the line of being rice...?

my brother was looking at some of the mods i was looking into doing (exjaust, rims, carbon fiber Hood scoop, kam kit, etc...) and looked at me and said "dont be a ricer, man"...this isn't rice. i was just curious as to what the common agreement of rice was...any comments?

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gts_drew Mar 20, 4:08am - #421143 

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rice is cheap parts... neons, fake stuff... noz stickers... aluminum wings... etc. rice
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gts_drew Mar 20, 4:11am - #421144 

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everyone has something riced out on there car... like i have a sticker on my back window one is a Injen sticker "which i have the part" also a cartoon pissing on a honda symbol
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Originally Posted by gts_drew
rice is cheap parts... neons, fake stuff... noz stickers... aluminum wings... etc. rice


yup, and the post before this one. What does your brother drive?

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I have neons and I don't consider them to be "rice". They definitely weren't cheap either. I would, however, consider them to be rice if you don't install them correctly and the bulbs are showing| thats one thing I can't stand about neons. But other than that, they shouldn't be considered "rice" as long as it's done tastefully.
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cwsample Mar 20, 4:16am - #421147 

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the only neons i have in my car are the footwell cathods. my brother is looking for a car right now, but he is looking into a Ford Lightning ot WRX

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SLVCELI Mar 20, 4:48am - #421148 
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Some people say anything that doesnt add performance to your car is rice. Just mod your car how you like. I mean who really cares. A lot of the fun is making your car also look nice.

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ghostingcelica Mar 20, 5:14am - #421149 
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they're just jealous
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GTSGhostRida Mar 20, 6:01am - #421150 

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if its anything that doesnt add hp then all of us with systems are ricers..but a ricer is a person who has no knowledge of why parts need to be put on. they dont know what a real wing is suppose to do, hence, park bench wings..ricers are people who put a body kit on thier ride and dont paint it for months..you shouldnt get a kit unless you got the funds to get it painted right away or just dont put it on..and so fourth..basically, ricers are uneducated tuners...they lack common sense..its the person not the car..a 95 civic can whoop your ass if the right tuner modded it..but you usually see the high school kids who dont know shit..i was one of them..but i've gotten more educated on parts and whats worth getting and not...hell, we all have...knowledge is key! thumbsup
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Joey Mar 20, 6:19am - #421151 

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everyone's definition of rice will be different. do what you want to do with your car
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hs2g Mar 20, 6:20am - #421152 
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Ricer= Making your car look/sound fast, but when in reality it is not. For example, just a muffler for the sound, tech wings, Big vinyle graphics, Electric superchargers, the thing that makes your car sound like a turbo, Poor qaulity installation (Ghetto installation) products.
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cwsample Mar 20, 7:09am - #421153 

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haha...ricer=ghetto, right?

i agree with everything said...knowledge is key. you shouldn't make it sound/look fast if you cant back that shit up. nuff said.

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RedCeli Mar 20, 7:17am - #421155 
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Originally Posted by GTSGhostRida
if its anything that doesnt add hp then all of us with systems are ricers..but a ricer is a person who has no knowledge of why parts need to be put on. they dont know what a real wing is suppose to do, hence, park bench wings..ricers are people who put a body kit on thier ride and dont paint it for months..you shouldnt get a kit unless you got the funds to get it painted right away or just dont put it on..and so fourth..basically, ricers are uneducated tuners...they lack common sense..its the person not the car..a 95 civic can whoop your ass if the right tuner modded it..but you usually see the high school kids who dont know shit..i was one of them..but i've gotten more educated on parts and whats worth getting and not...hell, we all have...knowledge is key! thumbsup


Amen to that, just don't be a ricer or I'll have to lay the smackdown slap

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Jughead Mar 20, 9:26am - #421156 

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Originally Posted by GTSGhostRida
if its anything that doesnt add hp then all of us with systems are ricers..but a ricer is a person who has no knowledge of why parts need to be put on. they dont know what a real wing is suppose to do, hence, park bench wings..ricers are people who put a body kit on thier ride and dont paint it for months..you shouldnt get a kit unless you got the funds to get it painted right away or just dont put it on..and so fourth..basically, ricers are uneducated tuners...they lack common sense..its the person not the car..a 95 civic can whoop your ass if the right tuner modded it..but you usually see the high school kids who dont know shit..i was one of them..but i've gotten more educated on parts and whats worth getting and not...hell, we all have...knowledge is key! thumbsup


Well said.

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BadSeed Mar 20, 9:41am - #421157 
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zugzug12 Mar 20, 1:30pm - #421158 

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Sounds to me like if you put anything aftermarket on yer car, yer up to being rice. I don't understand how an $800, wind tunnel tested wing like the VS EC-1
can be rice, given the above statements. How about a track tested, $675 APR GTC-200 or 300 wing? How can that be "park-bench?" Or "ghetto?" Again, taking into consideration the above statements, how can $3000 worth of Volk "RACING" wheels
be rice? Especially if you plan to autoX. Different cars, different people. All
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WhiteCeli Mar 20, 9:36pm - #421159 
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Originally Posted by hs2g
Ricer= Making your car look/sound fast, but when in reality it is not. For example, just a muffler for the sound, tech wings, Big vinyle graphics, Electric superchargers, the thing that makes your car sound like a turbo, Poor qaulity installation (Ghetto installation) products.


See I don't get it. This dude that bought my gauge pod for my civic told me that my celica was rice and slow. Is it because I have a is300 tail light conversion made from all real is300 toyota parts? I was like wtf, you are driving a non-turbo civic. I had a turbo civic so idk what he was talking about. So what defines fast? I think 180 hp at the crank is pretty good for a 1.8
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AznKhaos Mar 20, 9:37pm - #421160 
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rice is just a work they used to describe mainly civics and acuras that are fixed up badly, imo

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Celica_GTS_1 Mar 20, 9:44pm - #421161 

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who care sif usm1 calls ur ride rice, peopl ehave called my car rice a lot of times but behind computers but in person thewy dont say shit but like who cares, its ur car, do it up the way you want and if sum1 calls it rice or doesnt like it who the hell cares, ur car you shud like it no matter what there will always be others who like it wink

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hs2g Mar 20, 9:54pm - #421162 
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Originally Posted by zugzug12

Sounds to me like if you put anything aftermarket on yer car, yer up to being rice. I don't understand how an $800, wind tunnel tested wing like the VS EC-1
can be rice, given the above statements. How about a track tested, $675 APR GTC-200 or 300 wing? How can that be "park-bench?" Or "ghetto?" Again, taking into consideration the above statements, how can $3000 worth of Volk "RACING" wheels
be rice? Especially if you plan to autoX. Different cars, different people. All
just opinion, and this is mine.


I never said Volks are ghetto or rice, or those wings that you mention. I'm talking about ghetto as in poor quality products that really doesn;t benefit the car at all except for make it look fast, sound fast, or just completely ugly. Like a car with bigass vinyle flames, or a car that has multiple colors like the body is red but the bumber is black or white and is hanging out with a tech wing they got at a local auto shop for 100 dollars. A muffler and not a whole exhaust system. Just picture a car you see on the streets that some teenage kid put together in very poor quality and cheap parts. THATS RICE.

Some nice rims on a car to me is not considered rice, or a well put together body kit.
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DJ_NorthStar Mar 22, 2:24am - #421163 
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attracting attention to your car with loud paint jobs, altezzas, or park bench wings...when you don't have any other mods to back it up.
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wiredthief Mar 22, 4:27am - #421164 

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Rice is cheap.

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fried rice is good...
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bajoconstruction Mar 22, 4:47am - #421166 

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Originally Posted by Veilside Celica GTS
I have neons and I don't consider them to be "rice". They definitely weren't cheap either. I would, however, consider them to be rice if you don't install them correctly and the bulbs are showing| thats one thing I can't stand about neons. But other than that, they shouldn't be considered "rice" as long as it's done tastefully.
yeah, I saw an ugly ass honda like early 90s model with bulbs showing the other day, it looked soooooo bad!
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Vampyre Mar 22, 5:10am - #421167 

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Originally Posted by zugzug12
Sounds to me like if you put anything aftermarket on yer car, yer up to being rice. I don't understand how an $800, wind tunnel tested wing like the VS EC-1
can be rice, given the above statements. How about a track tested, $675 APR GTC-200 or 300 wing? How can that be "park-bench?" Or "ghetto?" Again, taking into consideration the above statements, how can $3000 worth of Volk "RACING" wheels
be rice? Especially if you plan to autoX. Different cars, different people. All
just opinion, and this is mine.


Because the "wing" just adds weight, and a car like the Celica doesn't really go fast enough to utulize something like that, especially for people who drag race their car on the street. Just like body kits, they are simply for looks which to some is rice.. but as it's been said rice is differant to every one.

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to me...stuff thats too eccentric, cheap, and/or serves no real purpose.

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cwsample Mar 22, 6:49am - #421169 

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i plan on putting a kit on, but something less aggressive, like the kam, but thats not rice to me.

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BATmobile Mar 22, 7:13am - #421170 

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Originally Posted by hs2g

Ricer= Making your car look/sound fast, but when in reality it is not. For example, just a muffler for the sound

if an exhaust was rice just because you liked the sound of it 95% of the members here would be ricers because most of us including me have or are thinking of getting the TRD, and TPR just because they like how it sounds. it's the exhaust that sound like lawnmowers or the ones that are as loud as an airplane thats RICE rice
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Creep1234 Mar 22, 7:24am - #421171 

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hey, as long as it dropps jaws cause its so freakin' sweet they can call it all they want.

and if the chics like it then who cares!

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I have TRD shoulder pad for the seat belt, and a good quality muffler..the muffler does make sound, but its realistic as in it doesnt sound fast if the car isnt going fast..if you know wat i mean..well, is there anything wrong with that?

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Clyde Mar 22, 7:36am - #421173 

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Originally Posted by GTSGhostRida
fried rice is good...


Yeh, i love fried rice..man im hungry...
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Originally Posted by Vampyre
Originally Posted by zugzug12
Sounds to me like if you put anything aftermarket on yer car, yer up to being rice. I don't understand how an $800, wind tunnel tested wing like the VS EC-1
can be rice, given the above statements. How about a track tested, $675 APR GTC-200 or 300 wing? How can that be "park-bench?" Or "ghetto?" Again, taking into consideration the above statements, how can $3000 worth of Volk "RACING" wheels
be rice? Especially if you plan to autoX. Different cars, different people. All
just opinion, and this is mine.


Because the "wing" just adds weight, and a car like the Celica doesn't really go fast enough to utulize something like that, especially for people who drag race their car on the street. Just like body kits, they are simply for looks which to some is rice.. but as it's been said rice is differant to every one.


My VS EC-1 wing weighs LESS than the OEM that was on it! But, I feel what yer saying! spineyes thumbsup

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Originally Posted by GTSGhostRida
fried rice is good...


do you get the teryaki chicken or hibatchi?

What I need to get is a silver gt right? Then I can try and be fast...right?
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GTSGhostRida Mar 22, 2:23pm - #421176 

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i had honda..oops..i mean..teriyaki
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in my own opinion about rice is putting something to your car that will look puke

and i have to disagree to some people here that said rice it putting something in your car that doesnt make any HP... cmon now there are stuff that you can put that will improve the apperance of you car but if you over do it then ill call it a rice!!!!!

just my opinion

AND ALSO I LOVE FRIED RICE!!!

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drivethru1986 Mar 23, 1:24am - #421178 

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ok...right now look at my profile...ive been called a ricer like daily...however its how i want my car and when i get 700 if ever TPR I/E here i come!

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yea my car is classy rice wink check my profile, esp the Hood spoliers and all the carbon fiber. but i said fuck them, i enjoy my car and they will jsut ahve to deal with it thumbsup

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mkvirus Mar 23, 3:48am - #421180 
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PERFECT EXAMPLE

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Carbon Fiber overlay is rice. rofl Carbon Fiber wheels is screaming rice rofl
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hs2g Mar 23, 5:31am - #421182 
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Originally Posted by BATmobile

Originally Posted by hs2g

Ricer= Making your car look/sound fast, but when in reality it is not. For example, just a muffler for the sound

if an exhaust was rice just because you liked the sound of it 95% of the members here would be ricers because most of us including me have or are thinking of getting the TRD, and TPR just because they like how it sounds. it's the exhaust that sound like lawnmowers or the ones that are as loud as an airplane thats RICE rice


You did NOT READ my post correctly there. I said JUST A MUFFLER FOR THE SOUND, keyword JUST a muffler and not the whole exhaust system. Like how people have so called "FART CANS".


Originally Posted by mkVirus

in my own opinion about rice is putting something to your car that will look

and i have to disagree to some people here that said rice it putting something in your car that doesnt make any HP... cmon now there are stuff that you can put that will improve the apperance of you car but if you over do it then ill call it a rice!!!!!

just my opinion

AND ALSO I LOVE FRIED RICE!!!


Yes there are things that you can do to improve the cosmetic of your car. i said earlier in one of my post, a nicely put together body kit that is not too extreme or out of this world, clear turn signals, nice pinstripes along the side.

But again if you had a bad conditon car why would you put a body kit, rims, tech wing, and some graphics on it. It just makes it worse. Thats prety much rice right there. CHEAP QUALITY PRODUCTS THAT HAVE BEEN PUT ON "GHETTO-LY".

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hs2g Mar 23, 5:45am - #421183 
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Yes there are things that you can do to improve the cosmetic of your car. i said earlier in one of my post, a nicely put together body kit that is not too extreme or out of this world, clear turn signals, nice pinstripes along the side.

But again if you had a bad conditon car why would you put a body kit, rims, tech wing, and some graphics on it. It just makes it worse. Thats prety much rice right there. CHEAP QUALITY PRODUCTS THAT HAVE BEEN PUT ON "GHETTO-LY".



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renfield90 Mar 23, 5:27pm - #421185 

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Rice is an attitude that manifests itself in poor, tasteless mods. It also usually manifests in actions too (trying to race someone, doing the ricer flyby and claiming a win, etc.).

Let's say that I and some other random Celica owner both buy the APR GT300 wing. But let's say he's a ricer and I'm not. So while he goes out trying someone worthy of challenging his "madd downforce" I'm busy adding a widebody kit, rims, coilovers, built the engine, put in a bunch of ICE and basically make a showcar (that I actually intend on showing).
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Clyde Mar 24, 6:44am - #421186 

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im just curious, but im does RICE actually stand for anything? is it an acronym? and if not, howd it get its name???

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