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Why do I keep seeing rice burners with CNC'd tow hooks in the rear?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Mxpatriot, Nov 8, 2010.

  1. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I've seen it more than a few times - little rice burner'd out civics and similar cars with shiny, CNC'd tow hooks coming from up underneath the frame to behind the rear bumper. They're always a closed loop.

    They don't look to have an actual function, but must be symbolic of something. Anyone know what they're for?
     
  2. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    KenpachiZaraki

    KenpachiZaraki Its Wicked Flow BITCHES!!

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    Douchiness, maybe they want to tow you so you save gas?
     
  3. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:17 PM
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    iSTIZO99

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    More than likely just for looks in this case. Symbolic for being a ricer.
     
  4. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:19 PM
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    PreRunnerSeth

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    They're for hanging weird Japanese stuffed animals from.
     
  5. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    its a recovery point for when they track their cars. If they crash, the recovery crews use that tow point to tow them off the track. They usually have an arrow that point to the tow hook.
     
  6. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    figures :facepalm:
     
  7. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    Wreckless_71

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    ^^^ That plus they also tend to work as a skid plate for the rear...
     
  8. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    like this?:
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  9. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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  11. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:29 PM
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    numbah57

    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    But do they actually race their cars?, or is it like mall crawlers and the "bro'd" desert racer wanna be.
     
  12. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:31 PM
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  13. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    there are definitely posers who pretend like they race and get towed, but it does serve a real purpose
     
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    haha!! thought the same thing
     
  16. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    blackhawke88

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  17. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    ^^^ exactly what I was getting at.
     
  18. Nov 8, 2010 at 2:55 PM
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    i thought it was this

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Nov 8, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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