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67_1183

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Worst side stripes ever?
« on: July 13, 2018, 10:21:37 PM »
Copied this picture for the purpose of showing 17" Shelby 10 spokes installed on a 1967 (clone).

And, verifying my old Photobucket link.

My eyes say worst side stripe placement ever.




« Last Edit: July 14, 2018, 12:05:55 PM by 67_1183 »
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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2018, 10:47:58 PM »
Good Lord - looks like a white rainbow.
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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2018, 11:22:50 PM »
Um, trying to be polite here...optical illusion???  Alternate universe?
"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2018, 12:57:49 AM »
I dislike the 17" wheels more than the terrible stripes  :P

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2018, 03:29:18 AM »
Just goes to show that the old maxim is true:  Don’t drink and stripe..... >:(

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2018, 04:45:11 AM »
Just goes to show that the old maxim is true:  Don’t drink and stripe..... >:(
LOL!!!
"Low she sits on five spoke wheels
Small block eight so live she feels
There she's parked beside the curb
Engine revving to disturb
She's the princess from his past
Red paint gold stripes damned she's fast"

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2018, 07:44:33 AM »
I dislike the 17" wheels more than the terrible stripes  :P

+1

Sad, as the wheels and tires are the quickest of the two to change.
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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2018, 08:40:26 AM »
+2
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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2018, 08:45:33 AM »
The stripes are straight.  The frame is bent.

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2018, 09:00:00 AM »
Looks like Ray Charles put them on.... LOL
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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2018, 11:28:49 AM »
Picture disappear ?

Or is it just me?

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2018, 12:05:18 PM »
Picture disappear ?

Or is it just me?

Don't know what is going on with the Photobucket link.  I can't get to my account at the moment, they may be down.

SAAC forum linked now.

The wheels have tapered spokes more like the originals.  Most of the newer reproduction wheels have hardly any taper in the spokes.  This wheel has a 225/45 tire installed.  More tire choices available with the 17 inch wheel.


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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2018, 03:19:18 PM »
I think the wheel itself is nice. I also understand 15" tire selection isn't great, but for what you spent on wheels, you could have put 15" Avons on.

IMO, 60's pony and muscle cars just don't look good with anything other than 15" wheels and meaty tires.

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2018, 03:30:13 PM »
The guy that put on the stripes must have trained at the same school as the guys that put the stripes on the roads in my area after the streets are paved. Must be from the fumes from the adhesive. 8)

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Re: Worst side stripes ever?
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2018, 04:25:07 PM »
“Rubber band “tires never look right on a vintage Shelby IMHO..