Beauty Rings or not?

Beauty Rings or Not?

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Beauty Rings or not?

Postby AstroCan [OP] » June 4th 2010, 4:36am

Should I go with the beauty rings or not?
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby chevy57bert » June 4th 2010, 7:08am

Thats the first thing I saw On your Van on this forum somewhere. :banana: I LIKE IT.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby $uperJoe » June 4th 2010, 7:13am

it will depend on what else you are planning on doing to the van. as it sits now i would say keep them
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby 979roadrunner » June 4th 2010, 7:36am

I like it better without. Of course, I'm a hotrod guy, so to me if it don't make it faster, it don't belong, although I do like the way the center caps offset those black wheels. You paint them, or did they come black?
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 4th 2010, 11:13am

I have that same wheel/center cap combo sitting in my garage and I liked it best with beauty rings on..........I don't like white walls showing at all though unless its the whole sidewall white. :chevy:
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby AstroCan [OP] » June 4th 2010, 1:14pm

979roadrunner wrote:I like it better without. Of course, I'm a hotrod guy, so to me if it don't make it faster, it don't belong, although I do like the way the center caps offset those black wheels. You paint them, or did they come black?

I painted them, they are the stock ralley wheels that were silver before.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby Gone Blue » June 4th 2010, 5:46pm

I voted "Not". There is too much going on with the white wall tires. If you get ride of the white walls I would say then use the beauty rings. My $0.02. G.B.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby $uperJoe » June 4th 2010, 5:48pm

since you painted them you could always paint them red for that "ratrod" look and then the rings would look even better. with the white wall included
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby icebrrg3rd » June 4th 2010, 5:58pm

As it stands, black rims with whitewalls, no trim rings. Too busy, bunch of light/dark concentric circles.

I agree with with $uperJoe, red rims, whitewalls, trim rings. Course, you'd need to paint your van flat black & take a 5-7" chop out of the roof to get the complete ratrod feel.

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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby Leeann_93 » June 4th 2010, 11:57pm

$uperJoe wrote:since you painted them you could always paint them red for that "ratrod" look and then the rings would look even better. with the white wall included



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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby AstroCan [OP] » June 5th 2010, 12:43am

Gone Blue wrote:There is too much going on with the white wall tires.

Please explain :shrug:
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby Matrixx » June 5th 2010, 12:43am

Hmm, In this particular case with the White sidewalls showing, I think the ring balances things out a bit. I'm not a ring fan in anyway, but with the 2 choices given here, I voted for the rings with the whitewalls.

I'm more of a Color Balanced person myself, so just view this comment as such.

That's what makes the world such a great place, different tastes.

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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby AstroCan [OP] » June 5th 2010, 12:45am

$uperJoe wrote:since you painted them you could always paint them red for that "ratrod" look and then the rings would look even better. with the white wall included
Yeah that'd be nice along with some flat black paint. But for now I am gonna leave the color as it is, the paint is in too good shape.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » June 5th 2010, 2:15am

Oh I like the idea of red wheels.....that would look pretty cool on your Van. :rockon:
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby kennyj » June 5th 2010, 3:10am

One more vote for red! I think it's a great idea. Maybe later I'll try to photochop it for you...
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby $uperJoe » June 5th 2010, 3:47am

damn sorry for that. i gave a new option that seems to be popular. guys lets get back on track to rings or no first. we can vote red next time
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby astroturf » June 5th 2010, 4:33am

I think you oughta paint the Beauty Rings Red.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby kennyj » June 5th 2010, 5:10am

astroturf wrote:I think you oughta paint the Beauty Rings Red.

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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby AstroCan [OP] » June 5th 2010, 5:20am

What about pink?

Seriously, I like having them black. And red wouldn't go with that gold-ish color anyway.
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Re: Beauty Rings or not?

Postby kennyj » June 5th 2010, 7:14am

AstroCan wrote:What about pink?

Seriously, I like having them black. And red wouldn't go with that gold-ish color anyway.

I couldn't resist... :lol: and I think the red goes great with the gold. :rockon:
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