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What Is a Ricer in Autos?

The Online Slang Dictionary defines a ricer, also known as a rice rocket or a rice burner, as a term used to describe cars made by Asian car companies that have been custom-modified for higher performance.

Specifications for a 1200 Bandit

First produced in 1996, the Suzuki Bandit 1200 was the first of the Bandit series to fall into the 1200cc class. It remained unchanged for the first four years of its production run, until Suzuki decided to tweak the engine and update the chassis in 2000. In 2004, Suzuki lowered the price of the bik

Kawasaki Stationary Engine Specifications

Kawasaki, most famously known for its manufacture of motorcycles, has been a key player in the stationary engine market for over 50 years. Stationary engines are generally used to power immobile equipment such as power tools or pumps. Kawasaki released their first stationary engine in 1957, and toda

2002 Subaru WRX Specs

The 2002 Subaru WRX combines high performance with the flexibility of an SUV.subaru wrx sti image by Jorge Moro from Fotolia.comSubaru produced both sedan and wagon versions of the 2002 WRX, which was based on the compact Impreza platform. These high-performance vehicles were turbocharged...

Specs for the D16A Vtec

Japanese automaker Honda desiged a valvetrain system called VTEC to improve the supply of air into its internal combustible engines. The D16A was the first recipient of the VTEC technology. Honda installed the 1.6-liter engine on the North American versions of the 1986 to 1989 Integra, a sports vehi

Nissan Altima Window Problems

Nissan manufactures a wide array of beautiful cars, and among them is the Altima. The Nissan Altima is a mid-size car that is ideal for short to medium driving trips, and it is commonly found in cities and suburbs across the country. As a result of it's chic, yet functional design, the Altima is con

2003 Nissan Maxima Colors

The 2003 Nissan Maxima has three trim levels: GXE, GLE and image by Byron Moore from Fotolia.comWith an original price tag of about $30,000, the 2003 Nissan Maxima offers a far more sophisticated color palette than the rainbow colors of a 30-cent box of crayons. The exterior colors...

Specifications of a '08 WRX STI

The 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX STI was a small, five-door sports car with the most powerful engine in the Impreza line. The all-wheel-drive WRX STI has been featured in various rally car championship races. The IIHS gave the 2008 Impreza WRX STI a rating of "Good" in all of its front offset crash tests

Specifications for the 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V

The 2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V, a factory-tuned edition of the SE-R model, gained notoriety for its conduciveness to modifications. Although technically a sedan, the Spec V can take on the characteristics of a sports car through engine enhancement, transmission upgrades and NISMO performances pa

Ford Wheel Torque Specs

For safety and efficiency, wheel lugs should be accurately torqued.wheel image by sasha from Fotolia.comWheel lug or wheel bolt torque is the measurement used to described how tightly you secure the lugs/bolts when attaching the wheel. Every vehicle has a manufacturer-recommended wheel...

Nissan 350Z Engine Specs

Produced from 2003 to 2008 as a coupe and 2004 to 2009 as a roadster, the Nissan 350Z represents the fifth production cycle of Nissan's Z-car series. A main characteristic of the sports performance-oriented vehicle is its versions of the Japanese automaker's VQ engine.

How do I De-Restrict a PW80 Yamaha?

The Yamaha PW80 is a motocross-style motorcycle that features a 79cc 2-stroke engine, three-speed transmission, rear adjustable two-stage coil-over shock absorber and a tubular steel frame. The Yamaha PW80 employs a safety restriction for younger riders that will limit the motorcycle's power output.

Specifications of a 2005 Scion xA

The Scion xA made its debut as one of two models available under Toyota's brand of compact cars targeted at younger buyers. It was first available to United States buyers in 2003, but only in California, before it had its nationwide introduction in 2004. The 2005 model year did not bring...

2003 Suzuki Volusia Specs

The Suzuki VL800 Intruder Volusia is a midsize cruiser, fitted with forward-mounted foot pegs and wide handlebars for a comfortable ride. The frame is steel, and the bike has color-matched covers and chrome parts for a classic cruiser style.

How to Troubleshoot the 2007 Yamaha R6

A street-legal bike that Yamaha has manufactured since 1999, the YZF-R6 is a highly stylized bike still available for 2011. In 2007, the bike featured a few engineering upgrades over the original model that allowed it to perform at more than 130 horsepower. Still, like all motorcycles, the 2007 R6 n

2002 Hyundai Elantra GT Specs

Hyundai, the world's fourth-largest automaker, is a South Korean company.compact mini carThe 2002 model Hyundai Elantras belonged to a vehicle generation that was first released in the previous year model. In 2002, though, Hyundai debuted the GT edition of the Elantra, which was a...

How to Buckle Kids Up in the Rhino

According to all ATV and off-road vehicle manuals, children who want to ride in or drive a Yamaha Rhino legally need to be at least 16 years old. Thousands of deaths occur each year because people don't buckle up in all-terrain vehicles; But a greater number of deaths and injuries come from kids bei

Tercel Torque Specs

Developed by Japan's Toyota motor vehicle manufacturer, the Toyota Tercel was first introduced in 1978 as the Corolla Tercel. After five generations and more than 20 years of production, the Tercel was phased out after it was replaced by the Echo as Toyota's sub-compact model car. The...

Facts on the Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra is Toyota's largest full-size pickup truck. With several style options and comfort features, the truck has won awards and continues to receive good consumer ratings.

1974 Honda XL350 Specifications

The 1974 Honda XL350 is a simple and reliable street bike suitable for personal transportation.motorcycle image by Stepanov from Fotolia.comThe Honda XL350 is a reliable street bike produced by Honda during the 1970s and 1980s. Its light weight and easy maneuverability made it desirable...