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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:32 PM
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Raised White Letters?

I'm needing asthectic opinions... I bought 5 new mud terrain BFG Km2's and they are being installed on Saturday. I'm not sure about the raised white letters.. I think the D90 looks better without them (like the day I bought it) but the tire guys said I'm crazy to turn them around... Since I paid a small fortune for the tires I'd like to make sure I'm doing the right thing.. My gut tels me to just do what I want (black letters)... Which do you guys think looks best?
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:36 PM
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Rovers = Black letters out
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:38 PM
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Definitely hide the white lettering side
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:42 PM
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Hide those white letters inside
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:48 PM
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:52 PM
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Old September 24th, 2009, 12:53 PM
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Old September 24th, 2009, 01:12 PM
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White letters in. Letters out are for tools wanting people to see what kind of tires they have. Think of white letters out as the same thing as fake beadlocks. What's worse? Fake beadlocks AND white letters out!
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Old September 24th, 2009, 01:27 PM
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+1 Black

The white letters detract from the cool sidewall tread IMO, I decided on black..

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Old September 24th, 2009, 01:33 PM
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Some tire shops have a black-out spray so that the white letters are even more subdued when you mount them facing inward. I've never really had a problem just leaving the blue stuff on and pretty soon there's enough brake dust on the inside of the tires that you'll never see the white letters again.
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Old September 24th, 2009, 01:42 PM
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BLACK out.
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Old September 24th, 2009, 02:20 PM
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WOW.. It's unanimous! I'm glad everyone feels the same about black... I cannot wait to show the tire guys what Land Rover people think about white letters... My mind is definitely made up now.. black it is..

Thanks everyone!!..
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Old September 24th, 2009, 03:19 PM
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I’d concur, no white letters……..
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Old September 24th, 2009, 03:34 PM
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White letters = teh ghey.
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Old September 24th, 2009, 04:53 PM
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I used to have the MT's on my 90 with white out.... then i saw the light, and when i fitted them to the 110, had black in.

Much more subtle.
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Unless the tire mfg is going to pay you to market their tires, the white letters go in...
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Old September 24th, 2009, 05:45 PM
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The look of the letters and alpine white contrast wonderfully together. I vote to leave them turned out.
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The look of the letters and alpine white contrast wonderfully together. I vote to leave them turned out.
Booooooo!! Flog him! Flog the one dissenter!!!
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Old September 24th, 2009, 07:50 PM
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Did BFG do an ad with a Defender and the white raised letters or am I thinking of an old Bronco? I recall it looked cool but having said that all my rovers have the black on the outside.
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