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Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby superking » 29 Jun 2012, 15:46

Yeah, he has done the full works on it. I'll grab a shot of it next time I see it down at the Co-op. :D
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Super Hans » 29 Jun 2012, 16:29

I like cars, but only older cars.
Cars today have absolutely no character. It is difficult for me to distinguish between a Toyota Tercel and a Lexus at ten paces. All cars now are either black, silver or white. They are all boring to drive no matter how many gadgets and buttons they have. When you lift up the bonnet you are confronted with what appears to be a plastic box rather than an engine.
If you offered me either a new Mercedes Benz or car from the 1960's, I'd choose the.......Mercedes Benz. Then I'd immediately sell it to buy several cars with character. Actually, perhaps just one car with character and some tools and parts so I can continue to maintain it. And a microwave because I need a microwave oven.
So it doesn't matter how many big exhausts, how many silly European plates from Japan, how many devil signs or stickers or microwave ovens you put on your cars - you're all driving the same, boring, dull contraptions that everyone else is driving around.*


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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Northcoast Surfer » 29 Jun 2012, 18:23

Super Hans wrote:you're all driving the same, boring, dull contraptions that everyone else is driving around.*
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Icon » 01 Jul 2012, 21:29

Icon is very happy with this thread. :bouncy:
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Battery9 » 02 Jul 2012, 23:56

me tooooo...droooooooooooool. But I do love ricers. And classics. I swing both ways.
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Icon » 03 Jul 2012, 12:18

How much would a fancy paint job be in Taiwan? Say, if I bought Doraemon's Nissan black car and want to spice it up. How much are we looking at here on the Island? Of course, it would depend on what I have in mind, but what I have in mind also depends on how much they would ask...
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Belgian Pie » 03 Jul 2012, 14:43

Super Hans wrote:I like cars, but only older cars.
Cars today have absolutely no character. It is difficult for me to distinguish between a ...


Good luck ... old cars only attract old women! :D
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Re: Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby Icon » 03 Jul 2012, 17:01

Belgian Pie wrote:
Super Hans wrote:I like cars, but only older cars.
Cars today have absolutely no character. It is difficult for me to distinguish between a ...


Good luck ... old cars only attract old women! :D


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Car badge modification ~ The newest ridiculous fad to hit Taiwan?

Postby headhonchoII » 04 Jul 2012, 06:56

Super Hans wrote:I like cars, but only older cars.
Cars today have absolutely no character. It is difficult for me to distinguish between a Toyota Tercel and a Lexus at ten paces. All cars now are either black, silver or white. They are all boring to drive no matter how many gadgets and buttons they have. When you lift up the bonnet you are confronted with what appears to be a plastic box rather than an engine.
If you offered me either a new Mercedes Benz or car from the 1960's, I'd choose the.......Mercedes Benz. Then I'd immediately sell it to buy several cars with character. Actually, perhaps just one car with character and some tools and parts so I can continue to maintain it. And a microwave because I need a microwave oven.
So it doesn't matter how many big exhausts, how many silly European plates from Japan, how many devil signs or stickers or microwave ovens you put on your cars - you're all driving the same, boring, dull contraptions that everyone else is driving around.*


*Second person narration warning. I don't mean YOU!


100% in agreement. Modern cars utter conformity make a joke out of car enthusiasts. Give me a Jeep, or a 60s V8 or a 70s landrover. Hell give me a Sinclair 5, the guy got massacred because he actually did something new and different.

The utter blandness of the modern safety era couched in it's pretentious of brand and class conjured up by corporate depts in alliance with people who are so easy to take money off. Even having a colour beyond black, white or silver is a step too far for many!
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