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Personal choice

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by hud445, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. Nov 27, 2008 at 7:58 PM
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    hud445

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    Man,I just can't fathom what the attraction is to all black rims. I know & respect that it is a personal choice & all, but...just do not know. Black accents, possibly.

    I had a friend out visiting from the midwest last week & he was blown away. Is it just a Southwest thing?


    I guess you either like them or not. No shade of grey on this one.
     
  2. Nov 27, 2008 at 8:14 PM
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    rhoppas

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    I agree with you. I don't get the all-black theme. However, it is extremely popular. I guess we are just out of touch... :D
     
  3. Nov 27, 2008 at 8:18 PM
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    myrcrocks

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    Actually, I'm kind of leaning towards the 'bronze' finish of the XD Series for my Pyrite Mica... If anyone is Photoshop friendly (I'm not) and wanted to post pics of a Pyrite Mica Acess Cab SR5 4X4 with various Bronze XD rims, that would be sweet....

    I think it would definately be different...
     
  4. Nov 27, 2008 at 8:53 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Your right i dont get why people do the all black theme i mean why lol pretty much its all preference.
     
  5. Nov 27, 2008 at 9:07 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Black is more easy to keep clean, or rather, doesnt show dirt, dust, and other crap as well as most polished or crome wheels. AND, its personal preferance. I have been tinkering with the idea of getting some black wheels, because mine look bad of not clean. And cleaning them is time consuming. BUT, my Wife got them for me, so I dont know............
     
  6. Nov 27, 2008 at 9:58 PM
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    dtrujillo63

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    I have a white taco and I think that white and black make a great combo! I have me a panda truck!
     
  7. Nov 28, 2008 at 1:14 AM
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    FoxySandChick

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    Chrome rims on a truck with no chrome accents but with black accents would look retarded with chrome rims, just my opinion, but I have a red truck with black fenders/grill/bumper/mirrors/handles.
     
  8. Nov 28, 2008 at 4:35 AM
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    Ridingontrd

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    Black on SWB. looks awesome.:D (so does the red):thumbsup:
     
  9. Nov 28, 2008 at 4:43 AM
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    FoxySandChick

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    x2 ;) When you getting black rims?
     
  10. Nov 29, 2008 at 12:02 AM
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    hud445

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    WOW! WTF? Just by posting an opinion/observation I don't respect people??

    Dude, chill out.

    Q: What is the purpose of a forum?
    A: For opinions & feedback.
     
  11. Nov 29, 2008 at 2:35 AM
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    About 30 more payments.:D
     
  12. Nov 29, 2008 at 2:39 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    i like black rims.........not a fan of chrome at all..........all personal opinion. and its why i put black steelies on my silver 04..............looks friggin killer, and its the theme im going for with my truck. by the way.....im in the southeast!:D
     
  13. Nov 29, 2008 at 3:52 AM
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    It's all about the style. My TRD Sport has very little chrome on it stock...Color match bumpers, grill surround, ect...so big chrome rims on my truck woulda looked dumb....they'd be big "Hey look at me" eyesores. (plus chrome is HEAVY)

    Trail damage would also be harder to repair-Rechroming versus the rattle can I have already. Also, like chris mentioned...Easier to clean...no polishing or or baby oiling.

    My next ride...or my next motorcycle is very likely to have chrome on it.

    And yeah...I think it's kinda lame that you started a thread just to say you don't like a truck set up. There are TONS of black tire threads you could go ask "Why do you think this looks good / Why did you do it"...insted of blurting out that you "don't get it"

    Don't like it...Don't do it is a good good piece of advice...

    (^Just my opinion tho)
     
  14. Nov 29, 2008 at 5:05 AM
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    i don't think hes looking for a fight. he just saying they suck.
     
  15. Nov 29, 2008 at 5:12 AM
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    Add me to those who don't get the black rim thing.

    No disrespect intended when i can honestly say that i always thought (when i would see the black ones) that people bought the new tires first and were saving and/or waitiing for the new rims and the blacks were temporary. I think the polished (1st choice) or maybe chrome looks much better.

    As far as the harder to clean point of view, to me, thats like saying you buy beer in cans because its easier to return the empties, even though the bottles taste better.

    Again, no disrespect. Until i saw someone else had started this thread, i though it (me not getting the black rim thing) was just me getting old.

    To each their own...
     
  16. Nov 29, 2008 at 5:23 AM
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    Not a fan of chrome is me getting old.:p:D
     
  17. Nov 29, 2008 at 5:28 AM
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    What color rims should go a truck with no chrome accents on it? :confused: I want someone to photoshop some bling rims on my truck for me :D.
     
  18. Nov 29, 2008 at 5:53 AM
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    I like my truck, but if I had put it together, I'd not have put any chrome on it at all. I like the black. :)
     
  19. Nov 29, 2008 at 6:05 AM
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    i think it has alot to do with color to, with my truck being all white i loved the idea of blacking the rest of it out rims included
     
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