Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A. - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

The Pub For General Discussion

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-31-2003, 07:51   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
casrms1450's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Brizvegas
Age: 63
Posts: 625
Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

It is sad too see people killed in cars. But when the Police over react, as they said they will do, it hurts us all, in the car community.
Because 2 people were killed in a ricer, Police in W.A are going to clamp down on hi-po ricers AND V8's.
Why pick on us V8 owners ? We didn't do it. !
Why also include V8's. !!
I can see a time when V8's will be banned. Those of us who have a V8, make the most of it. It will either be legislated off the road or taxed off the road.
casrms1450 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-31-2003, 11:24   #2 (permalink)
Team Galaxy: Mad Bastard
 
HOTDBZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SPEEDCAM LAND
Posts: 2,896
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

I must be watching news on the wrong channel or reading the wrong magazines. I hear about this at work and amongst friends, but have not seen it at all on TV or the web....can anyone point me to the news clip?
__________________
theBEAST
Un-Naturally Aspirated AU XR6
Track Progress of Mods: Click Me! (Updated Regularly)
HOTDBZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 11:37   #3 (permalink)
Team Galaxy: Mad Bastard
 
HOTDBZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SPEEDCAM LAND
Posts: 2,896
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

Found one...

http://www.thewest.com.au/20031031/n...sto115030.html
__________________
theBEAST
Un-Naturally Aspirated AU XR6
Track Progress of Mods: Click Me! (Updated Regularly)
HOTDBZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 13:50   #4 (permalink)
BOFH
 
Casper's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Giving the finger to speedcams
Age: 43
Posts: 7,777
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

I see that the reporters are still doing good research on their stories.

Quote:
By then, the flames off the car were 10 foot (30m) in the air and it was on the verge of exploding
Umm, 10 foot is 3m not 30m!!!
I would love to know wat actually caused the crash too. Was it just the speed or did other factors contribute? How about driver error, mechanical failure or poor roads. Obviously doing up to 140kph in many areas is insane however this looks to be a very one sided, poorly researched report.

Someone should be asking some questions.
__________________

Casper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 17:38   #5 (permalink)
walking power
 
Fordy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: who cares
Posts: 3,035
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

They had just come from a night at the Kwinana Motorplex and were said to be racing another car and judging by the size of the front mount intercooler on the Lexus it would of been capable of some high speeds real quick.
Put simple some idiot has not only ruined his life and killed others he has got the cops thinking anything with a spoiler kit is a danger to society.
__________________
Fordy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 18:00   #6 (permalink)
freelance
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: in a Russell Whyte free zone
Posts: 1,086
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

I can see a time when V8's will be banned. Those of us who have a V8, make the most of it. It will either be legislated off the road or taxed off the road.[/QUOTE]


NOT IN THIS LIFETIME.
Let Carr, Bracks etc know what we think of their vehicle policies at your next election. They can only work us over if we let them, speak up and lobby hard.
RED_EL_XR8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 19:08   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
casrms1450's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Brizvegas
Age: 63
Posts: 625
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

The car in that accident was a Lexus IS200. It had a 2.5-litre twin turbo motor, in place of the original 2-litre motor. TThe driver had a number of police work orders for unauthorised or illegal modifications. Most recent was last month. If we all follow the law, then we can all enjoy our cars. But owners of cars, like this will see us off the road. The only law I don't support is the revenue camera law.
casrms1450 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 20:07   #8 (permalink)
BOFH
 
Casper's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Giving the finger to speedcams
Age: 43
Posts: 7,777
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

So basically we're talking about an idiot in a poorly modified car driving at inapproriate speeds.
Not some average guy in a nice car driving a few k's over the limit.
But we all know what type of person will cop the cost of the police backlash on this issue, yep, the average guy!
__________________

Casper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 20:28   #9 (permalink)
Team Galaxy: Mad Bastard
 
HOTDBZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: SPEEDCAM LAND
Posts: 2,896
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Casper
But we all know what type of person will cop the cost of the police backlash on this issue, yep, the average guy!

DAMMIT!!!!! That's me!
__________________
theBEAST
Un-Naturally Aspirated AU XR6
Track Progress of Mods: Click Me! (Updated Regularly)
HOTDBZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2003, 23:14   #10 (permalink)
WA Eseries Rep
 
Baxle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Perth
Posts: 473
Re: Ricers Causing Trouble in W.A.

Must say there is a heap about it in the papers over here. Today on the front page we have a picture of one of the girl's families at the site of the crash mourning her death. Not cool, plus other relating articles inside.

Reading furthing into the paper our Police Minister said that anti-hoon laws can't come soon enough (like what Queensland has, confiscate cars for 3 months) from what I have gathered they will be passed by next year.

Not only that but they went on about people flaunting the law as people who had work orders issued (as with the Lexus) that they were simply unbolting the mods, passing the pits, then rebolting them back on and they are acting shocked that this was did not stop the fatal crash....well no sh!t (everyone rebolts on their mods after) but this will only help them add strength to bringing in anti-hoon laws. So I see it as being inevitable these laws comming.

Must say its been a bad few weeks over here in the west, guy I knew died in the Western Australian rally competition accident, my cousin's friend from up north was one who died in a 4x4 roll over and twins I know had one of their mates die who was changing a flat wheel on the freeway. R.I.P.
Baxle is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need Help...Transmission or Electrical Trouble? Softtspknn Trans | Driveline 4 10-16-2003 15:37
should we be nice to ricers? rsgerry The Pub 51 06-09-2003 06:02
Dangerous Driving Causing Death EFJase The Pub 13 05-08-2003 16:39
I'm having trouble starting my XF - HELP!!! falconS Inline 6 Tech 6 04-25-2003 02:39
Uh Oh, Fuel Gauge Trouble! FPVFRD Interior | Electrical | ECU 3 04-04-2003 17:56

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:12.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.