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Old 04-27-2015, 04:00 PM   #121
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We have ran black walls on our Model A Fords for about 40 years because I could not afford the extra price of the whitewalls. We are finally financially secure and now we have white walls and I like them best. They do look sharp! I don't like cleaning the whitewalls though. I am 70 years old.
That may we very the reason others don't have white walls, because of the cost difference. I am sure many would like them but they just can't afford them. Wayne

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Old 04-27-2015, 05:30 PM   #122
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I think they look good with some color schemes as Ray64 points out. If you're not into judging, go with what looks good to you. My AA truck obviously has black walls, but I might put WW on one of my other As. BTW, it seems that I may be the oldest goat to reply so far at 74. How did I get here?
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Old 04-27-2015, 07:37 PM   #123
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My car is a Chicle and Copra 1930 Town Sedan and I have whitewalls. For the first 18 years the car had black tires and I was able to buy the whites slightly used at a very good price. The Ford Barner I bought them from had a black coupe with black wheels and wanted to go with black tires. Oh, by the way I'm 66 yrs. old.
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:02 PM   #124
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White walls on my coupe (30) Black walls on my pickup (30) Now age 78
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Old 04-27-2015, 08:11 PM   #125
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Ripe ol' age of 70 and fortunately can "afford" Whitewalls for all my vehicles.

But I choose Black. It makes me feel younger!
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Old 04-27-2015, 11:12 PM   #126
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I have ww on my 31 phaeton and 31 coupe both have 16" wheels and black walls on my other cars age 69
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Old 04-27-2015, 11:31 PM   #127
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Never a question as to the color of the tires. All my cars (Model A and Modern) have blackwalls. Now on the other hand, I keep playing around with wheel colors. I have a full set of Tacoma Cream (or straw, or whatever), a full set of Green (probably too bright to be Apple Green) and 3 black wheels, all 19". And then there's the raft of 16" wheels with the 19" centers 4 are red, two are a yellowish beige.

Now if I can only figure out what I want to be when I grow up, I'll be fine. BTW, I'll be 74 a little later this year. (that's assuming that I get over this springtime allergy attack!)
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Old 01-28-2018, 12:35 PM   #128
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Ok, just stumbled on this thread, and thought I would put my 2 cents in. I recently bought my first (since dads 28AR way back in 50's). it is a 29 Tudor, with excellent almost new blackwall tires on black wheels. The body is painted what I assume (and we all know what happens when we assume). is andalisite blue, as it looks black indoors, but blue in the sunlight. I bought it on a very cloudy day, and thought it was black until it was delivered on a sunny day.LOL. Anyway, since it is a lot go dark on black on black, on black, I would kinda like to change the color of the wheels to a lighter color. Since it is not and as long as I have it never will be a show car, The wheel color doesn't have to be correct. I just can't figure what would go with the DARK blue. Maybe cream? A light blue? Red? any opinions, or suggestions as to how to see what would look best without painting 2 wheels? OH, by the way I am about to turn 75, and I like both black and whitewalls. My 65 mustang has whitewalls, (it is a show car). but my 64 Ranchero has blackwalls.
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Old 01-28-2018, 01:37 PM   #129
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oldforder,
This link might help with color choices.

http://www.abarnyard.com/roadster/co...orchange.shtml
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Old 01-28-2018, 01:53 PM   #130
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My ‘29 snowmobile (avatar) needs blackwalls, but my ‘29 Tudor had whitewalls and I loved them. My ‘66 Mustang GT has whites. I am 78.

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Old 01-28-2018, 02:05 PM   #131
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A lot depends on your car's appearance with WW or BW.
I had BW and prefer Whitewalls.
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Old 01-28-2018, 02:06 PM   #132
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My 1930 Tudor has the white Walls.
My age,... euh I'll be back. I have to look on my ID card...
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Old 01-28-2018, 02:28 PM   #133
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Wow, old thread!

I don't see much debate about WW on light trucks. BW is the only way to go, of course . Most trucks, especially pickups, that I see with WW are also laden with accessories.
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Old 01-28-2018, 03:18 PM   #134
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Oldforder, if you have pin stripes paint your wheels that color. If you don’t have pin stripes, I feel a medium blue would look nice! Paint a piece of metal and then hold it up to your car and see what YOU like :-)
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Old 01-28-2018, 03:58 PM   #135
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The paint and finish guide shows a French gray pin stripe for that color
so I think that would be a good color for the wheels.

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Old 01-28-2018, 04:19 PM   #136
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Prussian Blue like Marco's roadster.
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Old 01-28-2018, 04:53 PM   #137
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For me whitewalls have it.....as Ricky Nelson would say " If you cant please everyone than you got to please yourself".
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Old 01-28-2018, 06:04 PM   #138
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Don't be fooled.
Model A's DID come with whitewall tires, you just had to pay extra for them, that's all.
Most back then did not have the disposable cash to fork out for them
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Old 01-28-2018, 09:39 PM   #139
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I'm 51 and he is 48 our car is now all black and not a good job. it was Andalusite Blue body
with black fenders and Aurora wheels, grey interior. we will be going back to that color combination and I want white walls he does not. there will be white walls he does not clean a car i do them all.
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Old 01-28-2018, 10:48 PM   #140
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BURNER 1, You Missed this 68C ad with Whitewalls.
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