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Hey guys I'm new here but here is my WRX. I've had it for about 6 months now and just installed this tire lettering kit on it a couple days ago, I really like it a lot.. what do you guys think?
I got the tire lettering kit from a shop with an IP address in the same area as the device I'm using to post. {SD_GR}
 

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Yeah I used one of those once but I didn't like having to deal with reapplying it every time it cracked or peeled so I found that this was a more permanent solution.
 

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2 posts? Welcome to the Club! :wave:

Honestly? Not a fan. It is rather shouty.

If Falken paid you, I can see it making some sense.
 

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looks good. Love the headlights more. how did you get them like that
 

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I think if you like it then enjoy it.

It's a harmless visual thing with no safety impact.

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I agree with Bill, its alittle loud for the car. I think the DGM looks better with the straight black wheels and tires. These aren't nascar cars with the huge lettering on them. Maybe in a more subtle color it would be alright. To eachs own though.
 

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White lettering was popular when I was 18. My car in 1979. The tires were taller too - those are bias-ply. Radials were too expensive for me. I think the aspect ratios were 70 front, 60 rear. 14" wheels - way before big wheels were the thing. I'm older than most of you. :p

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I always thought you bought black wheels on a dark-colored vehicle to draw the attention away from the wheels/tires...
 

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White lettering was popular when I was 18. My car in 1979. The tires were taller too - those are bias-ply. Radials were too expensive for me. I think the aspect ratios were 70 front, 60 rear. 14" wheels - way before big wheels were the thing. I'm older than most of you.

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I had a short lived set of bias ply mudders on my xj Cherokee back in the day. Takes a man to drive a performance car with them

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funny to see white lettering make a comeback. I remember in the 70s and 80s there were a lot of tires available with it. I remember scrubbing them with brillo to get the dirt off (or the blue protective covering when new). Always bought tires with letters. Back then Blackwalls were ugly, boring and for old people LOL
 

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They used to ask you at the shop which side you wanted facing out, the side with the white lettering or the side with the black.
 

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Normally I'm all about the subtle look when it comes to WRX styling . . . but I have to admit I kinda like the white lettering with the darker car. Not sure I would do it to my own car, but I do like the look.
 

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I had a short lived set of bias ply mudders on my xj Cherokee back in the day. Takes a man to drive a performance car with them
Fortunately, the Olds made more noise than power. Precise cornering was out of the question. Was more like a slow inconvenience on the way to the next stretch of straight road.

funny to see white lettering make a comeback. I remember in the 70s and 80s there were a lot of tires available with it. I remember scrubbing them with brillo to get the dirt off (or the blue protective covering when new). Always bought tires with letters. Back then Blackwalls were ugly, boring and for old people LOL
The sidewalls were so tall compared to today. The old people back then liked whitewalls: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitewall_tire#Gallery

They used to ask you at the shop which side you wanted facing out, the side with the white lettering or the side with the black.
At yep. Did some time on a Coats 40-40 and asked that question myself.
 

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As always, I choose not to be a billboard, unless the brand plans to send royalties my way.

Consequently I do have a ClubWRX.net license plate holder. Us moderators bring in a lot of $ here on the site.
 

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Same, I just removed the dealer license plate frame from our new Mazda the other day. There was no line item reduction in the price sheet for the car to advertise for them.

I like raised white letters on muscle cars from the 60's and 70's, in some situations. Somehow they added to the "muscular" look.
 
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