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      12-22-2012, 02:06 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by mpbruin108 View Post
Coming from a guy who use to be all into the RICE car scene back in the days (Ontario races days for you so cal guys), I always figured rice only pertains to Japanese cars. All other car manufacturers, I just call them posers. Maybe its just semantics.
The actual definition of the term is "Any modification intended to give the illusion of superior performance, when no such performance actually exists". This is different from tasteless or cheap, although many rice mods, are in fact tasteless and cheap. It is applicable to any nationality of car.

Here is a link to the origins of the whole phenomenon....from the annals of automotive history!!!!!......

http://www.riceboypage.com
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