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american torque thrusts with white walls

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rickyracer1962, Aug 21, 2005.

  1. looking for pictures of cars & trucks running torque thrust mags & wide whites. please post some examples.
     
  2. whodaky
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    Used change to wheels on the coupe all the time. Here's a lousy shot of a combination I had on for a short time. Actually only think i took a couple of photos of it in this guise. The other one was a side shot, but I can't find it.

    Geoff aka Whodaky
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  3. Retroline
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    Here's one I found on here a while ago.
    Geoff, your coupe looks brand new in that photo.
     

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  4. T McG
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    The only way this works is with the gray centers and polished lips. Full polish and white walls looks gay.
     
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  5. Boones
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    agree
     
  6. Paul2748
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    I agree also.
     
  7. Gray is crap-only used on new American Racing mags. Originals were magnesium, so if you have a new pair, paint the centers charcoal or black. Looks freakin' sweet.
    -Dean
     
  8. chopndrop
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    I LOVE this truck

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  9. noboD
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    me too! Find the '67 Hotrod pictorial book, there's a green pickup on a Hawaii type scene that looks killer.
     
  10. wingnutz
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    [​IMG]
     
  11. krooser
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    Not that there's anything WRONG with that...Jerry Seinfeld
     
  12. krooser
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    the Bleedster......
     
  13. Kevin Lee
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    Not the bleedster.
     
  14. Do a search for Jeems F100. He's got a '65 I think with WWW and torque thrusts.
     
  15. Muttley
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    Thats Royalshifters, and yes it rules.
     
  16. ElPlymino
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    Example. But not sure they are Torque Thrust.


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  17. If I saw that in my rear-view mirror I WOULD pull over;)
     
  18. praisethelowered
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    . . . or just figure you could easily out run it at half throttle.

    if cops drove bugs i'd never get a ticket
     
  19. ha ha No shit.
     
  20. Paul
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    Cokers and Radirs
     

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  21. Flathead Youngin'
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    Ok, so the old radirs look a lot like newer torque thrusts? ......Radirs look like they've been blasted...
     
  22. Paul
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    Coker tires on the front and Radir tires on the rear on original American Torque Thrusts front and back
     
  23. weez
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    I like full polish straight spoke Americans with medium or thin stripe ww's.
    Cast look seems like it looks better with black tires (Like on Deron Wright's
    3 window) I also dont really don't like the Torqe Thrust D you can get new now, Pat Ganahl told me they're the same as the old ones, But I can't find any pix in my magazine collection of a spoke that curves from lug center to rim in an early 60's era photo. The new TTO wheel looks bitchen, I'd like to
    see that full polish.

    Cast is a race look, polish is a show look, but every car is different. There's
    no real rules, just good taste!
     
  24. Flathead Youngin'
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    Let me step a bit deeper in the depths of ignorance......

    Radirs= tires (they don't make rims?)

    I thought Radirs were rims.....otay....


     
  25. Paul
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    'tsawright, they make both wheels and tires.

    the tires are an all new bias ply not recap and a bit on the hard side compound wise but the white stays a brilliant snow white like a whitewall should :)

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  26. noboD
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    And THAT is a Radir rim!!
     
  27. weemark
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    i got widewhites with tt's and everybody think they look OK, at first had a few people saying they didnt really like them but once they see the car in the flesh with them on they like them... also noticed since i put them on about another dozen or so cars over here have stuck them on too.. heres a link to some pictures, they are too big to post here.

    http://www.garagescene.co.uk/ford/newpics/newpics.html
     
  28. AHotRod
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    Whitewall's are the shit.

    BTTT
     
  29. hemi
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    Personally, I feel that TT's and whitewalls are from two different eras, with the exception of the thumbwalled slicks.

    I'll agree that they may not look as bad with the duller, "cast finished" wheels, but the fully polished ones with wide whites just don't look too good...too bright or something. 'Course I do have a warped perception on things.

    If you really want to barf...I've been seeing an awful LOT of Weld wheels with wide whites, especially in the mid-west. Please tell your older, misguided friends that this is a horrible shame to bring upon an automobile. :)
     
  30. Paul
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    an unlikely combo that I thought looked pretty good were these Ansen style slots with white wall cheaters
     

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