It just doesn't make sense when you put stuff about the Korean war and how the term gook got to be about. To qualify to be a rice burner, you must: - have Stickers that add hp - have a that adds hp - have cut springs that increase cornering capability - have a hatred for muscle cars because they have less hp per cubic inch - have no idea what heads or the word camshaft means - think that turbos automatically take your e. It's not , in other words. All cars we see racing in the former are purpose-built for racing; Brian's Supra can kill a Ferrari with ease. The most immediate criticism of such modifications is usually aesthetic on the part of the person using the term rice. And allow me to add, M4H; Honda's experience in Formula 1, Indy cars, and motorcycles. I'm completely in favor of any effort to improve the wording, as long as the existence of those who have this belief is included in the article.
Not that I am aware of. Variations of this usage include ricer both vehicle and driver , rice car, rice cooker, rice boy used for the driver, a reference to the usual age demographic in question , rice mobile, rice rocket for motorcycles , etc. Some Saturns had Honda engines. If you ask me, the term ricer is class warfare: wealthy people don't like it when the middle class and the poor get uppity and try to act like they have a right to enjoy fast cars too. I think Mazda built some cars for Ford or some such, so in my family we called Mazda Japanese Fords, once. And your trolling as can stay poor.
All that's needed here is a book, magazine article, newspaper article, or website where real experts writing under their real names post serious work. No further edits should be made to this discussion. Drivers with little or no automotive, mechanical, or racing experience would modify their vehicles to emulate the more impressive versions of racing vehicles with mixed results. More contemporary use of the term rice burner, along with the prefix rice, has taken on an alternate pejorative meaning for an automobile that has been modified to give impression of high performance, but does not necessarily have any high-performance capabilities. The posers in the Poser Mobile commercials for T-Mobile featured a severely riced-out Toyota Corolla driven by the posers. The policy of means both opinions should be included in the article. The 'ungrammatical' version is more informative and more accurately reflects the original quote.
For example, she was selected to contribute an essay to exhibition's supporting books. What a moronic piece of half truths and hyperbole. And it really must irk them if any of these guys with low-priced sports cars get dates. Modifications done to a car that will compromise safety can be considered rice. I love my 82 Suzuki and my 85 Honda! In some cases, this phenomenon may cross over manufacturers, such as a Chevrolet Cavalier possessing a Honda emblem or decal.
Perhaps it's time for it to be merged into one of the Related Terms articles, such as? The potential ability to pull up next to a Corvette in a Honda Civic and actually win a race is what drives most enthusiasts to modify with such. The following discussion is closed. Asians eat a lot of rice. While some rice cars do it, so do all other performance cars. I'll probably revert this edit in a week or so unless any citations appears to support it. It had rims, performance tires, a loud-as-hell fart-muffler, and very. Your new cycle has points ignition.
How is that racist in and of itself? However, rice burner, although a perforative, was never one against Koreans or any ethnic group. If you want to assert in the article that rice burner is not racist, or that it is used for non-Asian cars, please cite your source. It was a popular event. Please, look at that chart and see at less than 4k rpm, a german engine is doing more than your honda engine at 6. Unfortunately it costs so much that most of the time they never get beyond adding an intake and exhaust, which are essentially useless without other performance parts like a , , or.
Maybe you shouldn't have wasted your college money on it in the first place? Anger over the Japanese-made Harley lookalikes is also intense. I don't see how you can argue undue weight unless you can point to sources that are missing or under-represented. I think he had an. Also, ordinary cars have to deal with things like speed bumps and poorly maintained roads that can ruin the extra bodywork — or even critical car components if you're not careful. They spark more confusion than they're worth.
Simple as that; there is no reason to go back and forth over it. I'm not going down that road because it is a stupid analogy. If the term rice burner was sort of inspired from that concept, then it should clearly say so. I want to see dyno tests on your 1. Reading comprehension is good, m'kay? If you know of more reliable sources that say it is not a racist or offensive term, then cite them. My only intention was to contribute a link to the column and a relevant quote but I see a lot of comments that are just plain incorrect so.