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RE: Hobby in decline?

Subject: RE: Hobby in decline?
From: Chuck Renner <>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 13:46:31 -0500
> It's been said many times that many of today's late 
> teens/early 20's kinds
> are into the sport-compact scene. What I find interesting 
> about the cars I
> see locally (and there ARE a lot) is that very few of them 
> have anything
> done to them that is mechanical in nature. Clear-lensed 
> lights all around,
> neon lights underneath, coffee-can exhaust tips, black 
> windows, glowing
> windshield-washer jets, quintuple, colored wipers, etc... But 
> other than
> maybe a K&amp;N-type 'cold' air intake, nothing really mechanical. 

Yep.  It's all about appearance....these are the 'rice boys'.  For an
entertaining look at what some people do to their cars, and some fun
commentary, see here:

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