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Old 12-19-2017, 10:01 AM   #1
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black wall or raised white letters

i'm putting new tires on the bus tomorrow,.. so anybody have an opinion if i should go black-wall or have the raised white letters showing?
Its an off brand tire so not Goodyear or any other brand anyone's heard of,.. just looking for opinions,..
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:03 AM   #2
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I am an old-school raised whiute letters kinda guy. having come from the hotrod world...

I was bummed when I couldnt get RWL tires on my skoolie! because I have big tires
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:05 AM   #3
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I think, if it were me, I'd consider some more stylish wheels for it. Looks to be a standard 8-lug 3/4 ton Ford wheel, you should be able to snag some off an F250 and bolt them right on.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:16 AM   #4
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I think, if it were me, I'd consider some more stylish wheels for it. Looks to be a standard 8-lug 3/4 ton Ford wheel, you should be able to snag some off an F250 and bolt them right on.
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Craigslist/boneyard and some alloys & you will styling.
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Old 12-19-2017, 10:19 AM   #5
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I wanted real "whitewalls" for my '46 but never could find any the right size. May have to paint my own.

The right rims and tires can really dress up any rig but they have to be "right" for the vehicle. And what constitutes "right" is mostly a personal call.
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Old 12-19-2017, 11:33 AM   #6
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Ah, an opinion thread.
Unless the vehicle was built in the 70's or earlier I think raised white lettering looks tacky.
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:34 PM   #7
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Don't listen to all this negativity.

Get a bucket of white paint and make them whitewalls. It would kind of match your paint job.
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I'd paint the wheels purple to match the bus.
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Old 12-19-2017, 01:30 PM   #9
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I don't like the white letters because it feels like I"m advertising for the manufacturer. Maybe if Goodyear wants to sponsor me I'd do it, but so far I pay full price for my tires.
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