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    Default MSN Auto: 10 Worst Automotive Fads

    1. Vinyl/Landau Roof
    2. Fake Wood Paneling
    3. Talking Cars
    4. Automatic Seat Belts
    5. Spinning Rims
    6. Branded Decals
    7. Carbon Fiber Accents
    8. Digital Dashboards
    9. Huge SUVs
    10. Fake Air Intakes/Outputs/Hood Scoops
    http://editorial.autos.msn.com/lista...99&topart=vans

    Can't say I agree with them all but I am surprised giant spoilers & excessive ground effects kits wasn't listed ..

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    or truck nuts.

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    no underglow?
    heloc that shit

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    Originally posted by benyl
    or truck nuts.
    Isn't this why you're looking for a truck?

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    My car has 2 of those lol

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    I've had:

    1. Vinyl/Landau Roof
    2. Fake Wood Paneling
    3. Talking Cars
    4. Automatic Seat Belts
    8. Digital Dashboards
    10. Fake Air Intakes/Outputs/Hood Scoops

    In fact, 4 of those were on my old New Yorker
    Automatic seatbelts were hilarious for like a week. We'd get to a light and I'd say my rear right rear felt flat and ask my passenger to lean out and check. The seatbelt would end up around their neck.

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    I've had none of those in that list. Phew

    However I completely disagree with CF accents. Looks nice IMO and cars these days are coming with interior accents.

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    Digital dashes are only fun when you're young...And the fun only last for about a week.

    I have a talking car though
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    CF can be tacky at times, but when done right, I think it looks pretty damn good...


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    I still think talking cars were a good idea for people who ignore guages,i remember as a kid i was riding with my aunt in her 84 Dodge 600 when the voice said "your engine is overheating immediate attention is required"she pulled into the next gas station right away and had it checked over,i doubt a light or guage would have made her stop so quickly to fix the problem.

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    Someone forgot the LED washer jets or the offset racing stripes or anything behind the cages in the Canadian Tire automotive section.


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    How can aluminum wing spoilers NOT be on that list? That is one of the tackiest of all!

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    Why doesn't beyond just start producing lists like this, before the Americant's have a chance to mess it up?
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    Originally posted by Kloubek
    How can aluminum wing spoilers NOT be on that list? That is one of the tackiest of all!
    Hit and miss. Just do it right. Same with Carbon accents. GT Carrera interiors are sick and use so much CF without making it look OD.

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    I thought it funny that they blamed large SUV's for the current state of the automotive industry in the US.

    edit: I agree with the above post, Truck Balls have to be the worst accessory ever. Stupidest thing ever.
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    0/10 woohoo. Truck nuts should be on there though

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    They aren't talking about aftermarket accesories, they're talking about oem items and offerings.
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    Originally posted by benyl
    or truck nuts.

    Originally posted by lint
    no underglow?

    Originally posted by mr2mike
    Someone forgot the LED washer jets or the offset racing stripes or anything behind the cages in the Canadian Tire automotive section.


    Originally posted by Kloubek
    How can aluminum wing spoilers NOT be on that list? That is one of the tackiest of all!

    Originally posted by Redlyne_mr2
    They aren't talking about aftermarket accesories, they're talking about oem items and offerings.
    ^^ I was just about to post that.

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    Originally posted by JordanEG6


    Hit and miss. Just do it right. Same with Carbon accents. GT Carrera interiors are sick and use so much CF without making it look OD.

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    Originally posted by Redlyne_mr2
    They aren't talking about aftermarket accesories, they're talking about oem items and offerings.
    Were spinning rims ever oem??
    Damn +44411's

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