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mr hitchhiker,a few comments on your car, sir:-the paintjob is effeminate-the chrome wheels look out of place on a civic.-the lambo doors...belong to a lambo, not a civic-the front fender vents, what do they do?-the rear spoiler, what does it do?
Cant we just appreciate the works done to the car? Is it really that necessary that every modification we put on a car has to have an effect to its aerodynamics? Cant we just appreciate the car for its being? So what if there are Lambo doors on a Civic? I dont see anything wrong with it. As long as the car looks good, it does not really matter if it is aerodynamic or not. As long as it can turn heads, its alright with me.
Quote from: scuderia_ferrari on February 13, 2008, 10:24:27 AMCant we just appreciate the works done to the car? Is it really that necessary that every modification we put on a car has to have an effect to its aerodynamics? Cant we just appreciate the car for its being? So what if there are Lambo doors on a Civic? I dont see anything wrong with it. As long as the car looks good, it does not really matter if it is aerodynamic or not. As long as it can turn heads, its alright with me. are modifications all merely about aerodynamics? modifications are supposed to be things you do to improve the car overall. can you tell me in what way the car changed, apart from "looks" with the things done to it? can you seriously tell me if the change was actually an improvement, with all due consideration to both functionality and taste?turn heads? i would like that for the right reasons. wouldn't you?just my own opinion sir. tuning a car might also be viewed as an expression of character. just curious what the owner had in mind when he modified his car. i'm not hating.follow up questions:1. how about you sir, do you find the paint scheme manly or womanly? be honest.2. the civic is a sporty economy car. are chrome wheels a luxury or sport item?3. the civic, being functional as a 4-door car and of a standard width...is it so wide that it needs doors that open vertically?4. where do those vents lead to/from? what purpose do they serve apart from make the civic look like a Z3 which it is not?5. the civic is a front wheel drive car. do front wheel drive cars benefit from tall rear wings?
1. oh yes, very manly but girly? aren't those contradicting? please decide, manly or womanly. you don't have to be polite, just honest. 2. so bling bling is sporty now. where in racing have you seen chrome wheels? playstation maybe? last i checked it was with the hiphop community and not on racetracks.3. it's ok i have seen worse...lambo doors on a ferrari. perhaps on a japanese economy car it's not so bad then? hehe.4-5. oh well. that's you.like i said, what you do to your car reflects who you are.as i have read once a long time ago in another forum, very classic quote: "money cannot buy taste."
here's mine taken from a recent eb:http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v698/miketejero/urzula_smaller.jpg
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