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Mr Intruder
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PostSubject: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:14 pm

Love my white walls, some of you will know I painted my stock tyres with white wall paint & it turned out ACE! LINK
However as much as I think they look very Cool, I am thinking of stripping the white off and going either red or blue. If I do change them to either red or blue, I would then add that colour elsewhere such as cable covers and other bit to help with the highlighting (not too much).
I can't make up my mind as to whether it would look really cool or ridiculous, so what do you guys think?
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:01 pm

I think this one need thinking about very carefully as I agree it could look very cool but may also look rediculous as you say.

I am inclined to say that it could look really cool but I think you are to far gone with your tyres to make it look good. The reason I say that is because you have very nice wide white walls but I think it would not look good as a wide wall. It would need to be half of the thickness to look good me thinks.

Could be wrong tho, be interesting to see what others say
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:16 pm

Have you been drinking again? I love the white walls, personally, I think it's the biggest transformation of appearance on the bike. I think Red Or Blue would be just too much! A pin stripe on the rim possibly? but full wall of the tyre; nooooo! Adding a little colour with the cable covers is subtle and a nice touch, full colours like those on the tyre would take away from the classic lines of the bike and make it look a bit Del boy Trotter? Only my opinion though, so it would be nice to hear others and possibly see photo's of anything that's been done along these lines.
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:22 pm

simbo wrote:
Have you been drinking again? .
It is Christmas (nearly) so the answer to that would Yep.
Might be best If I stop thinking about bikes and concentrate on what I was doing so well before I started typing. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:27 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
Might be best If I stop thinking about bikes and concentrate on what I was doing so well before I started typing. lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:42 pm

Unless someone will do it sooner, I will be happy to do mock ups for you in Photoshop when I'm back...

hmm thinking about it, with the tutorial I recorded you should be able to do it yourself!
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:47 pm

MarcinG wrote:
hmm thinking about it, with the tutorial I recorded you should be able to do it yourself!
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Hmmm errr I've had a cold :ill:
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:10 pm

I have had trouble following it as my buttons all seem to be in different places to where you have yours.
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:27 am

Dave does it still seem like a good idea this morning without the alcholic influence

I think blue and red walls should be left to the hotrods
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:40 am

Why not go the whole hog and have all three colours, red,white and blue walls?
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 1:49 pm

Hi Dave you should be sober by now,it would look a total disaster to go from white walls to anything but black.
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:22 pm

alfie92 wrote:
Hi Dave you should be sober by now,it would look a total disaster to go from white walls to anything but black.

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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:04 pm

Thanks guys for your honesty guys.
Yes it would be a feckin disastrous looking mess, I was definitely thinking outside the box on that one.
I think I had 1 over the 8 as they say last night, problem is I do like a Bacardi or 3 of a Saturday evening.
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 7:31 pm

Mr Intruder wrote:
Yes it would be a feckin disastrous looking mess, I was definitely thinking outside the box on that one.

That may not have been the best idea, well to be truthfull it was a crap one but it's your "thinking outside of the box" that has generated so many great modifications in the past. Keep it up Davey boy
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:03 pm

captain crash wrote:
]That may not have been the best idea, well to be truthfull it was a crap one but it's your "thinking outside of the box" that has generated so many great modifications in the past. Keep it up Davey boy

I had visions of you wearing a bertie bassett outfit whilst riding the intruder with red and blue tyre's
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:06 pm

[img:a62a]http://www.suzuki800.com/[/img]

Here you go Dave a patriotic Intruder,looking good.
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:16 pm

Lowey wrote:
Why not go the whole hog and have all three colours, red,white and blue walls?

See not such a bad idea
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:29 pm

I wonder what red,white and blue would look like spinning - lavender maybe - nice!
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PostSubject: Re: Red or Blue Wall Tyres   Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Ooooo looks good. I'm off to do it now.
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