What is wrong with people in Japan...

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  1. dopefiend macrumors 6502

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  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    It's just like the U.S.A. Some enhancements are better than others and tastes vary.
     
  3. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I have never been to a car show that had $10 body kits, lol.
     
  4. reaper macrumors 6502

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    I guess it's all a matter of preference, but, my word, are some of theose ugly! :eek:

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  5. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    No, but you've probably been to plenty where someone paid $3000 and they looked like $10. :D
     
  6. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Just on the streets, never at a car show though :p
     
  7. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    I love the people who will put thousands into a Civic or a Cavalier--what a waste of money.

    Where did all of those people find the money to garage a car? It's really expensive to own any car in Japan. You even have to prove that you have space to park.
     
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    sweet. that orange van is the best. it would look like a streak of orange down the highway when everyone is passing me up.
     
  9. Mav451 macrumors 68000

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    I dunno, I was in Tokyo several months ago, and I've never seen ANY cars that look like this. I saw mostly Toyotas and VW's, and a TON of skylines (old and new models).
     
  10. James L macrumors 6502a

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    People spending silly amounts of money to make their toys look stupid has nothing to do with country! Japanese, American, Canadian, German... whatever, there are idiots everywhere!

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  11. floatingspirit macrumors 6502

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    here! here! :p

    Well put! :D Count me in!
     
  12. KC9AIC macrumors 6502

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    There are messed up cars anywhere you go. Here in Tokyo, I see a lot of minivans with loud engines and monstrously loud sound systems, with supposedly cool-looking body work. I assume that the owners think it's cool. I would much rather go for refined power (like the red Ferarri I saw a few hours ago), but when you don't have the money and want to be noticed, you have little choice but to trick out a cheap car.
     
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    No the title of this thread makes it obvious that the Japanese have something wrong with them and thats final.
    Dopefiend doesn't mention where he/she is from (I'm guessing American male) but...... get real Dopefiend.... look at the Pontiac Firebird or the Corvette - both of them were stupid, macho and ugly little boys toys, but definitely not Japanese.

    I do love these pseudo racist threads - they really cheer up my day.
     
  14. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    Pseudo-racist? Not really. Just take it under the correct context (ie: relating the Japanese to their taste in car mods) like everyone else, then you'll be fine.
     
  15. medea macrumors 68030

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    that car show looked really fun to me, I'd probably enjoy it much more than the typical shows here. What's wrong with me?????
     
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    Couldn't have said it better myself... :D
     
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    Read: These are all mods done by the hooligans (bousouzoku). Of course they're out of their minds.



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  18. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Is this a joke? A pseudo racist?

    I think you need to get real.

    The Potiac Firebird and Corvette are great cars(except for terrible interrior in the firebird), but what the hell does that have to do with this thread? Absolutely nothing! Shew fly!
     
  19. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Nothing.

    you probably like to laugh more than enjoy good cars :D
     
  20. Abstract macrumors Penryn

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    I don't think the cars are THAT bad. Not laughable. ;)

    Its a different culture. Everything that looks strange to you may be perfectly acceptable for them. Its like food, candies, and the like. Ever been to Australia and had Vegemite? Its disgusting, but people here seem to love it. Its like their peanut butter, except it tastes very salty. :eek:

    I want to go to Japan just to go see quirky stuff. Ever watch that Extreme Challenge show? Man, that is crazy. Japan is made out to be so weird and quirky. I'm sure its not, but some of the Japanese shows I've read about are hilarious!
     
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    In the Shibuya area where my friend lives, a parking lot costs $1,000 for a normal sized car, and $600 for a mini car.

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    I found it interesting to see the Japanese take on lowriders and street rods.
     
  23. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    It comes on the SPIKE channel. I love it! It is pretty damn funny, hehe.

    Actually, I would love to go to Japan too(though not for the cars :p ) They seem to be ahead of the US in technology by a few years. I'd pick me up a megapixal camera phone and a few other things :D

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    If that doesn't make you laugh, you have no sense of humor! :p
     
  24. dopefiend thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I didn't even think they were into cars.

    Thought they were more of a motorcycle/bike type of people considering space issues and stuff.
     

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