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White-lettered tires anyone?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by vitaliy, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. vitaliy

    vitaliy Member

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    Can't find a single photo of Model S with white-lettered tires. Please share couple pictures, if you have those.
    PS. My wife said those letter look really bad. Am I weird?!
     

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  2. msnow

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    No, I like it!
     
  3. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    As far as I am aware, those letters were painted white by the owners, not white compound imbedded in the tire.
     
  4. msnow

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    I can't believe this topic made it to the Tesla forums.
     
  6. artsci

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    That is so last century:tongue:
     
  7. Krugerrand

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    Which means it's about time it came back into vogue. :wink:
     
  8. Drucifer

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    I was thinking of something like this for my Model S. What do you guys think?

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  9. Electricfan

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    In '85 I bought a new Monte Carlo, drove it 15 years, had raised-whites on it most of the time. I actually looked for this for my Model S but couldn't find anything suitable.
     
  10. Drucifer

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    Kind of like this Before/After

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    Can ya dig it?
     
  11. msnow

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    I remember having to clean white walls when I was a kid. No fun.
     
  12. DougH

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    no.
     
  13. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    To each his own.


    Just don't park at MY​ Supercharger!!!!!!
     
  14. Krugerrand

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    Tire snob.
     
  15. TES-E

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    Not for me.
     
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    Oh, I don't know. They do offer a certain glitz to low profile tires...perhaps in some Model Ses that are wrapped in funkier colors or have significant modifications to them. That F12 looks pretty slick.
     
  17. MsElectric

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    Why just have the letters be white. Going all white makes more of a statement and the look is quite striking I think.

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    Me too - my dad made me do it with something called a Brillo Pad.
     
  19. kevincwelch

    kevincwelch Active Member

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    I cleaned my dad's with Bleche-Wite, and I always remember the fact that they looked gooooood when finished!
     
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    #20 mwulff, Nov 16, 2015
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    "Now White-walls say look at me... Love me..."



    :)
     

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