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Old 07-07-2003, 01:38 PM   #1
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waaa? what do you mean by 800hp turbo? do you mean your running a turbo that could give you that much power or that you are running 800hp??

Nah turbo is rated at 800hp. Currently my motor is putting out around 400hp @ the fly
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Old 07-01-2003, 06:00 AM   #2
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Rice Rocket is something old American Motorcycle guys used to call Japanese street bikes. The term has since migrated to Japanese cars.
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Old 07-01-2003, 03:42 PM   #3
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TM875 wrote -
"Someone who actually makes good performance mods and keeps the vehicle tasteful is not rice (like the 700hp Supra)."

What makes you think that a car with dual 5" exaust tips, fake hood pins/race clips and LED washer jets is tasteful?

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"Rice Rocket is something old American Motorcycle guys used to call Japanese street bikes. The term has since migrated to Japanese cars."

We've already established that - Arthur pointed out the fact that the term "rice rocket" pertains back to Japanese motorbikes and then I said that the term has since migrated to Japanese cars.
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Old 12-12-2002, 05:50 PM   #4
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"Rice cars"

Ok, before f&f came out was there such term as "rice"?
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Old 12-13-2002, 03:04 PM   #5
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Well around here "rice" has been around for along time. But it didnt mean really nice fast import cars with small engines, but more rather. Base model civics or something with minimal mods, just like a mismatched body kit, and a coffee can for a tailpipe. Driven by people who thought their car was the ultimate shiznit...I wouldnt concider F&F cars "ricers" 9 sec quarter with traps over 140 mph.
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Old 12-15-2002, 07:21 AM   #6
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the name "rice" or "ricer" just came around cuz they are japanese cars, and they eat rice in japan
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Old 12-15-2002, 05:29 PM   #7
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Ohhh that makes sense I never really knew that lol.
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Old 12-17-2002, 03:39 AM   #8
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well the way i got started down here is we always said all those motors are good for is burning rice hence the name rice burner or ricer, because they come from japan and thats what they eat there.
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Old 12-18-2002, 04:43 AM   #9
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oh well, no matter how the name came about, it still means a little japanese car that goes fast.
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Old 12-18-2002, 05:35 AM   #10
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of course, not all "ricers are fast" i mean, ive seen rice cook faster than a civic hit 60mph haha
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Old 12-18-2002, 09:36 PM   #11
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I have a honda accord and im in the process of tuning it up. I'm trying my hardest not too rice it out. I have dual pipes(both on 1 side) so they dont look like those big coffee cans. I'll just tune the engine even though i know honda accord rnt fast to begin with, and on the outside some carbon fiber altezzs , z3 fenders, and gun metal konig rims, and me lower it.
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Old 07-01-2003, 08:59 PM   #12
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lol, I'm sorry, I was just answering the man's question, I didn't have time to read the whole thing.
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Old 07-07-2003, 12:37 AM   #13
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TM875 wrote: -
"Someone who actually makes good performance mods and keeps the vehicle tasteful is not rice (like the 700hp Supra)."

What makes you think that a car with dual 5" exaust tips, fake hood pins/race clips and LED washer jets is tasteful?

Hey, I never said that fake hood pins and LED washer tips are tasteful. A Supra, with 700hp under the hood, is not rice. They can add ugly stuff to make it look dumb (like the washer tips), which would make it on the verge of being ricey. I was not referring to a specific Supra, just the car in general.

HOWEVER...
The term "rice" refers to a car which is overstyled without any performance mods. A car with 700hp and fake hood pins is not rice, just ugly. :P
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Old 06-30-2003, 04:03 AM   #14
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Japanese Cars will always been known as "Rice". The Same way we call American / Australian Cars "Bogan"

No matter what you try to do. Someone will call it rice.
I drive a rice car. Its looks factory from the outside. But has a 800hp turbo under the bonnet. But it has 3 gauges and a rice boost controller.
So its rice.

oh come on now, explain does your car have 800hp or is the turbo able to produce that much.
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Old 07-07-2003, 11:16 AM   #15
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TM875 said -

"Someone who actually makes good performance mods and keeps the vehicle tasteful is not rice (like the 700hp Supra)."

TM875, I noticed how you wrote, "the 700bhp Supra" and not, "a 700bhp Supra" so I thought that you must have been refering to the only 700bhp Supra mentioned in this topic.
As for what is 'rice' and what isn't, it's always going to be a grey area where people have their own opinions on it.
It's been interesting what different people have had to say in this topic though.
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