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Sugarphreak
05-29-2012, 09:57 AM
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Tarrantula
05-29-2012, 10:01 AM
Thats actually pretty nice. Im used to seeing the curb rash version of 'white walls'

Did it make the rims appear larger in person?

JustinMCS
05-29-2012, 10:06 AM
Neat! I like the orange.

Sugarphreak
05-29-2012, 10:07 AM
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G
05-29-2012, 10:51 AM
No, no, no! You don't know what you want! Luigi know what you want. Black-wall tires, they blend into the pavement, but these white-wall tires, they say look at me, here I am, love me.

sillysod
05-29-2012, 03:39 PM
^^^ somebody else has kids.... hahaha

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6068/6071684327_3959ec556e.jpg

nismodrifter
05-29-2012, 05:06 PM
these tires are all the rage in the southern states (louisiana, texas)....gotta have em on your caddy if you want to be pimp

Graham_A_M
05-29-2012, 05:25 PM
Lots of companies still make white wall tires, in whatever sized whitewall you want & whatever tire size too obviously. I think its quite hard to find them past 20" though.

VetteRacin
05-29-2012, 10:21 PM
with a paint crayon you can make any tire have any design you want lol

spikerS
05-30-2012, 06:31 AM
Originally posted by G
No, no, no! You don't know what you want! Luigi know what you want. Black-wall tires, they blend into the pavement, but these white-wall tires, they say look at me, here I am, love me.



Originally posted by sillysod
^^^ somebody else has kids.... hahaha

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6068/6071684327_3959ec556e.jpg



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Sugarphreak
05-30-2012, 12:23 PM
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sputnik
05-30-2012, 12:49 PM
White wall were popular with the VW tuner guys for a while...

http://i3.tinypic.com/16gbn6e.jpg
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs077.snc4/35237_532520044124_72302134_31377539_2062714_n.jpg
http://i110.photobucket.com/albums/n91/volkswagen1_2006/whitewall2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v317/a2gti16v/50MM/552000048.jpg

05-30-2012, 12:56 PM
Nice spot :) Love his whitewalls

Graham_A_M
05-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Originally posted by Sugarphreak


I looked into it years ago, I could never find a white wall tire with a half decent speed rating

Try Coker tire. These guys
http://www.cokertire.com/


Originally posted by sputnik

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs077.snc4/35237_532520044124_72302134_31377539_2062714_n.jpg


Yikes, way to ruin a somewhat good looking car. Looks like he pulled that tire & rim package from 1960's car. :nut:

gogreen
05-30-2012, 05:05 PM
The tires in the first post are "Vogues":

http://www.voguetyre.com/products/tyres/full.php?ProductID=164&Cat=1&Make=&Model=&Year=&View=All

They always struck me as an odd blend of early 60's musclecar (redlines) and custom (narrow whitewalls).

Sugarphreak
05-31-2012, 10:04 AM
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gogreen
06-01-2012, 04:08 PM
Thanks, I remember seeing them years ago in the context of the 'VIP" trend.

There are companies that can vulcanize a whitewall onto a tire, like Diamond Back, who also carries an H-speed rated tire: http://www.dbtires.com/store/shoptire.cfm?size=16.00

And Coker does appear to carry at least one H-speed rated tire: http://www.summitracing.com/parts/COK-6764341/?rtype=10

Not much for low-profile applications that I've seen though, other than the Vogues. But for me wide whites are best used on cars built in a 50's and earlier style. And obviously lower profile sidewalls mean less room for the whitewall!