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Ricer angle is hot

Poll closed Dec 6, 2006.
  1. Yes

    13.6%
  2. No

    86.4%
  1. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    a ricer angle on an El Camino :mamoru:

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    Yay or Nay?
     
  2. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    nay sorry.. but i have a big thing against ricers/ricer angles/lowlikearicer

    I think it would be better if it was coming up at you, rather than rolling down a hill :dunno:
     
  3. Jonny Chimpo

    Jonny Chimpo OT Supporter

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    'tis a bit too rice. I vote nay.

    Slightly less angle on the photo and a background without strong vertical lines would help considerably.
     
  4. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    I tried it with a straight horizon but I actually think it looks more aggressive at an angle; it brings out the rear lines.

    Here's a normal shot
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    Bland and boring, imo
     
  5. WhiteSSP

    WhiteSSP OT Supporter

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    You can make it not bland and boring without making everyone turn their head all cockeyed to look at the screen. Look at some professional magazines and their shots. You can get low to the ground, a shot from up high like on a ladder, shot's with the car at a different angle than that, etc. etc.

    Ricer angles are for photographers with little imagination or creativity.
     
  6. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    I like 2 alot better than 1
     
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    I don't consider that to be ricer angle. its the ones where you have to invert your upper torso in order to view the car as it should be seen. a small degree of level isn't bad for automotive photography.
     
  8. dano

    dano OT Supporter

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    Tell him to order a replacement set of BFG drags, because those ones are on their last leg. Ask me how I know lol.

    I like the "ricer" angle much better than a straight shot, at least for this picture. Looks good man!
     
  9. yonson

    yonson OT sux... OT Supporter

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    2nd looks better.

    They are Mickey Thompson Drag Radials, that's about all the tread they have on them even when they are new.
     
  10. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    A few more pics:
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  11. supermansv

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    To me there is just too much going on in the background of the 1st pic. To many lines...I like the second better.
     
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    Is it quick?

    What's in it?
     
  13. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    I don't know too much about domestic cars. He told me mods but most of it is greek to me. Cams, lifters, ignition & fuel stuff, etc. Runs low 13s @ 103-105 mph.
     
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    mattsb2000 OT Supporter

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    That's not bad.

    Pics of engine?
     
  15. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    Any idea what this does?
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  16. mattsb2000

    mattsb2000 OT Supporter

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    Vacuum canister.

    He probably has a big cam. That makes the engine vacuum low.

    The reserve is to keep the brake booster working.
     
  17. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    needs more miata
     
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    :mamoru:
     
  19. dano

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    Ahh yes, the MT drags. They are pretty treadless even when new.
     

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