View Full Version : Too Ricy?

10-05-2005, 11:13 PM
Are neon underbody kits (Mainly for the younger crowd like myself) too ricey or do you think they could look nice?

10-05-2005, 11:45 PM
I drive an import and I think they're too ricey =p

10-06-2005, 08:03 AM
when i was younger a few years back(not long ago) I had them on my old white Tbird, i can throw some pics up if ya want. Now that i look back, and at them in my garage, i think about the money it coulda went towards. Save your money get some pullies, exhaust, something worthwhile. Or some beer ;)


10-06-2005, 08:48 AM
thats some sweet advice for this young crowd...yeah... ;) :D :p

10-06-2005, 09:09 AM
Definitely rice.


10-06-2005, 09:27 AM
I personally think they look very nice as long as you choose the right color and install them properly.....For example my car is pearl blue and under street lights it looks purple so i put 2 sets on my car which are blue and purple....the colors are not real bright and enoying, they are very suttle and let me tell you how sweet it looks going down the track at night :D .....But its your ride so if you like them who cares what everyone else thinks :p

Brad Klein
10-06-2005, 10:36 AM
i have purple under mine i like it but i work at a sign shop so i talked one of the neon guys into trading for a old computer so it was pretty much free
i also go to car shows and dont do much racing

10-06-2005, 12:26 PM
Consider buying a Honda

10-06-2005, 01:11 PM
I seriously thought of putting red under my red s/c... But its a toss up.. looks retarded on alot of cars but i think somthing that sits low with ground f/x (like the s/c) wouldnt look bad at all with a matching color..

Brad Klein
10-06-2005, 01:15 PM
Consider buying a Honda
LOL i did just bought my wife an Acura tl type s

10-06-2005, 04:31 PM
Doesn't matter what kind of car it's on, it looks cheesy - just like the ricers like...

very rice

10-06-2005, 05:23 PM
Uncle Ben man...

10-06-2005, 05:48 PM
I've seen em on cars and thought it looked nice before. I remember seeing a purple mustang with purple ones that I liked. I'm considering them on mine.... dunno yet :P

10-06-2005, 07:38 PM
LOL i did just bought my wife an Acura tl type s

Hope you like replacing transmissions and brake rotors....

Brad Klein
10-07-2005, 08:59 AM
Hope you like replacing transmissions and brake rotors....
tranny is under warranty for 7/100,000 and brake rotors??? I own a SC it cant be that bad

10-07-2005, 09:32 AM
I think they only look good on some of the older cars, for instance a '49 Mercury. I don't like them at all on imports or modern domestics.

10-07-2005, 02:35 PM
Hope you like replacing transmissions and brake rotors....

Cant be any worse than my S4 either... $190 every time for brakes.... $3100 for a broken axle....

I have white neons under my S4.... sets it off really well. Strobes in the headlights and corners as well as the 3rd brakelight and taillights. Also have red strobes mounted to the front and rear windshield. All of it is for the fire dept except for the underglows.

10-07-2005, 02:37 PM

Yep looks pretty ~~~~ on imports... especially when theres NO color sequence or matching... gold with blue neons and a CF hood... looks stupid

10-07-2005, 02:40 PM
and this is WAY too over board

Thomas A
08-24-2007, 12:43 AM
They were cool in the early to mid 90's, now they are super lame. I remember one of the first SC's I saw, was a 35th with a blue under body kit, and it looked amazing! This was back in 1995 or so, before the whole F&F ricer craze began.


08-24-2007, 02:25 AM
I seriously have thought about red for my car(its actually red duh) i think it would look descent on there i dunno...

08-24-2007, 02:27 AM
LOL i did just bought my wife an Acura tl type s

you did just bought? lol

good job uncle ben

12-31-2007, 07:56 PM
I think it can work but it depends. I'd do it if I was gonna show the car and wanted to highlight something underneath. Or if participating in a cruise/parade where you want to give the crowd something to look at and your wife/girlfriend won't wear that tube top.

02-11-2009, 11:30 AM
I think they can look nice if done right. And if turned on only at night.

(I am very anti-rice ... won't even put a spoiler on my SC ... so this might be a glitch in my personality ...)

07-19-2009, 09:00 PM
i put a 7 color L.E.D. streetglow kit under my Cougar and i love the way it looks when going through all thr stobe patterns or the music interface. Oh and i hate rice burners but the lights kick a$$ under this car.

09-02-2009, 07:54 AM
me personally it has some of its quarks. It really depends on what kind of theme one is going for that makes the lighting worth it. As mine is done I will be putting red neons underneath to give a lil emphasis on the evil95sc and to follow with the interior and its red leds all around. So really it depends on what one is really going for as far as looks.

06-04-2010, 04:15 AM
Neons, lame. Like someone said allready they were big in the 90's but they look out of date now. Unless your into imports.

P.s. spoilers aren't rice....cars have had spoilers for years...that is if they are the right one for our cars

06-06-2010, 01:59 PM
Neons, lame. Like someone said allready they were big in the 90's but they look out of date now. Unless your into imports.

P.s. spoilers aren't rice....cars have had spoilers for years...that is if they are the right one for our cars

My two cents, had to jump in... if done right, lights look ok... on show cars... but for the most part it just proves the slogan "all show, no go".

On the topic of spoilers. They have a pupose, to create downforce at speed to keep the wheels that are generating power stuck to the road. Now it drives me absolutly NUTS to see a 4 banger import with a retarded looking tyrannosaurus wing made for F1 cars going down the road. Now lets stop for a moment and ask... if you create downforce at the rear of a front wheel drive car, what do you think happens? That's right, you actually lose traction to the wheels generating power.

When it all comes down to it, life is to short. Go with what you like, do what makes you happy. If you like tyrannosaurus wings and your fruit of the looms hanging out of your pants... more power to 'ya. Just don't forget to pull 'em up when you bail and the cops are chasing you on foot. Well no, scratch that... I just love to see them trip and faceplant on Cops!:D

06-13-2010, 04:09 AM
too 80's and they break often.