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Amazing what a new set of rims and tires do for "the look"

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Canadian Eh!, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Canadian Eh!
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    Changed my rims and tires on the 32 from the wires and white walls to steelies and blackwalls.
    Sure does change the look!
     
  2. Canadian Eh!
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  3. Mr48chev
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    I'm liking that look.
     
  4. Looks different & good,,but,I'm a sucker for the green wires! HRP
     

  5. Its the elimination of the dayglo green.
    You went from clown shoes to dress shoes and it looks 1000 times better.
     
  6. stude_trucks
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    Good move, color and type. The steelies and all black look more serious business, less decoration.
     
  7. harleycontracter
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    I'm a sucker for the white walls but the black walls make it look more like a traditional hot rod My opinion
     
  8. Guess I'm just a sucker for clown shoes!:D HRP
     
  9. Looks good both ways....I guess it's just a matter of how much you want to blend into the crowd.
     
  10. ME.GASSER
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    I like the new look. Very nice.
     
  11. way too funny.

    I like the new wheels better too.
     
  12. You are just thinking big feet= oh nevermind :D

    Another vote here for the new shoes.
     
  13. 49ratfink
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    looking much better in my opinion. not a big fan of wires or whitewalls.
     
  14. 3wLarry
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    change approved by Hamb Deuce Club...
     
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  15. dad-bud
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    Both look good in their own way - the clown shoes (nice one 31 Vicky) would look good in another colour - the combo of mega-whitewalls plus bright dayglo green are certainly dazzling and the steelies and blackwalls make a complete contrast.
    Both look good, but the deuce roadster certainly helps.
    Still smiling at clowns shoes.
    :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
     
  16. robber
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    I've heard it said that when it comes to style, its the shoes that make or break the suit... I wouldn't know about that:rolleyes: But, I do know what I like and I know cool when I see it:cool: I really think your car is cool and I like it a lot! It is amazing how much different it looks with the new shoes:) I'd want to keep all the wheels and tires in case you ever want to change your shoes for different occasions;):) ...robber
     
  17. Canadian Eh!
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    Been for sale for a little while now - it was suggested by a few that the wheels were part of the issue. Worth a shot I guess.
     
  18. The car looks good either way...but the blacks are more appropriate!
     
  19. Well,it's obvious that you and I have good taste,,anyone can follow the black wheel.black tire group,,,it takes balls to like clown shoes!:D

    I wish you luck in selling the car,,,it's a beauty! HRP
     
  20. upspirate
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    I like the new look better too although the old look was great.

    Amazing what a small change in wheels will do for a car.

    I once had a yellow 27 roadster with black tires,black steelies and baby moons, and bought some K-mart cheap trim rings to dress it up for sale......ended up liking the look so much I kept the car for another year before offering for sale!!:)
     
  21. Keep
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    Looks good, hopefully you took advantage of the outstanding weather today and took it out for a spin :)
     
  22. Looks way better! It does really change the look, too.
     
  23. Canadian Eh!
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    THanks for the feedback!
     
  24. 296 V8
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    Much better
    Wires and WW dont work
     
  25. VoodooTwin
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    Looks more badass without the 'clown shoes'. lol.

    31Vicky, you make me snort Gatorade out my nostrils!
     
  26. rockfish
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    I'm a sucker for triple black like 3W Larry, but the green wires with WWW looked good too. Can't beat the black though. Clown shoes:). Funny.
     
  27. hallrods
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    Looks much better the green did nothing for me. But who am I
     
  28. Jay Tyrrell
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  29. scrap metal 48
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    I think potential buyers will see the car now instead of the tires and wheels.. Looks good...
     

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