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Old 10th August 2007, 14:25   #121
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In my opinion the most irritating car accessory is a music system. If I wanted to listen to music I'd do it in the comfort of my living room, preferably over a nice cold beer. When I'm driving I'd want to enjoy the drive and take in the sights, not listen to music. That said, I'm perfectly fine with *other* people who mix driving and music, so long as my building doesn't shake every time one of them whizzes past (which unfortunately is common where I live).
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Old 10th August 2007, 16:09   #122
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In my opinion the most irritating car accessory is a music system.
hmm..a different voice here However happy driving pal..
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Old 10th August 2007, 16:14   #123
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hate the chrome stuff you get these days in the market
chrome door handles,taillight covers rear view mirror covers bumper protetcion

and i hate those flashers they really blind the person coming from the other side

and those irritating reverse horns

and those stickers like
catch me if you can and all
You bet..and the fake sunroofs!! eeks!!!
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Old 10th August 2007, 16:31   #124
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In my opinion the most irritating car accessory is a music system. If I wanted to listen to music I'd do it in the comfort of my living room, preferably over a nice cold beer. When I'm driving I'd want to enjoy the drive and take in the sights, not listen to music.
Well most of the times you dont find good roads too drive in delhi(With few Left out),traffic and bumper to bumper stop go traffic,i think a music system is a most important car accessory.Well different people different views.
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Old 11th August 2007, 08:27   #125
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Couldn't agree more about the music systems that shake the area around them!

Why does anybody want to be inside a bass speaker enclosure?

Car music should not be audible outside.

We could get on to televisions and houses....

Better not!
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Old 11th August 2007, 10:29   #126
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I totally agree. At traffic signals, when I'm soaking in the surrounding environment, am suddenly jolted out of my reverie by the load thumping 'noise' emanating from some vehicle. The deep BASS JBL speakers in full flow.

If that sound irritates me to no end, how can the occupant(s) of that car tolerate that ghoulish noise. It is is as if they announce their arrival by the 'sound of music'.

I hate such loud music system. Music should be soft, lilting and soothing. Such a music is a great stress buster on the roads; but not loud, jarring music.

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Couldn't agree more about the music systems that shake the area around them!

Why does anybody want to be inside a bass speaker enclosure?

Car music should not be audible outside.

We could get on to televisions and houses....

Better not!
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Old 11th August 2007, 10:40   #127
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In my opinion the most irritating car accessory is a music system.
Even more irritating are the rattles that come when the care gets older. Can't stand it at all.

So, ICE has to stay! (Although my system doesnt have the power to be heard outside the car)
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Old 11th August 2007, 18:34   #128
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I totally agree. At traffic signals, when I'm soaking in the surrounding environment, am suddenly jolted out of my reverie by the load thumping 'noise' emanating from some vehicle. The deep BASS JBL speakers in full flow.

If that sound irritates me to no end, how can the occupant(s) of that car tolerate that ghoulish noise. It is is as if they announce their arrival by the 'sound of music'.

I hate such loud music system. Music should be soft, lilting and soothing. Such a music is a great stress buster on the roads; but not loud, jarring music.
actually, i hate when other people do that. but now that i got a new system with "JBL" speakers, i'm doing the same thing with the worst ding chak music i could find, it'll wear off in a couple of days...

i hope..
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Old 11th August 2007, 19:05   #129
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IMO
music in right amount do wonders. but i hate those who creates noise in the name of music by loud thumping speaker systems. There are some guys with thumping loud music who even spoil my music (i usually play the music for myself and occupants in my car - NOT for some other guy seating in another car)
Doesn't ICE means In Car Entertainment which is meant for personal entertainment?

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In Car Entertainment.

Very good point
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Old 27th September 2007, 17:53   #131
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i hate
fully opaque window glasses
family names on rear and front windshileds !
imprinting "A/C" in the rear especially ambassador cars
in case of heavy vehicles - "VOLVO" stickers for the TATA and ASHOK LEYLAND buses with a poor body building !
Loud roaring speaker volumes
Bulging wider tyres which are mere national waste of fuel
and many more
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Old 28th September 2007, 08:21   #132
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Exterior looks
1] cars with gold,purple,pink paint job
2] smoked tail lamps
3] visors on windows
4] stupid decals on front windscreen
5] painted rear drum brakes
6] Spinners, shiny chrome wheels, 3 spoke wheels.

Modifications to engine,chasis
1] Strut braces on a car when you know the driver doesn't have the guts and the skills to push the car to the car's handling limit
2] Home made/fake short shifters made by chopping off the gear lever
3] Under body neons and corresponding logos on the windsheild.
4] "angel eye" headlights or whatever they are called , this is the most "super gay" modification ever.
5] wooden steering wheels
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Old 28th September 2007, 09:09   #133
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I absolutely disagree with this. In fact I keep a safe distance from drivers who have their RVMs folded. I can't drive any vehicle without both the RVMs in place. I even had a second mirror installed on my Kinetic Honda back in 1991. I recently had my right RVM broken, I was feeling half blind while driving until I got it replaced.

I agree there is a blind spot, that needs to be covered by looking back. But you can't chuck away remaining 80% visibility just because of 20% blind spot. With both RVMs installed, I need to peak only at the known blind spots and not elsewhere. Without the RVMs, I will have to look back all the time.

Saying RVMs are unnecessary is akin to saying seat-belts are unnecessary just because most people don't use them.
Ha Ha

Same case here and I completely agree with you.

Even I fitted second mirror in my kinetic honda. I recently dropped off the right side RVM of Cedia (poorly pasted guess). Only know how I drove for next three days till I pasted the mirror recovered from Kinetic honda on RVM assembly . Though smaller, but does the job fairly well.

Anyway car is due for first service and I should be getting a new mirror fixed tomorrow.
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Old 28th September 2007, 12:01   #134
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Forgot to mention the accessories I dislike most -

1. Any high pitch / scary horns

2. High intensity headlights

3. Any non-standard lights / blikers that divert attention

4. Strong car perfume
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So you wouldn't like those flashing line-of-lights, starts in the middle, works outwards, then back in again, mod for a brake light, then?
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