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I wonder when they were popular the first go-around.

Sometime in the 50's, we went for much narrower, right down to a pin stripe. Some tires even had 2 pin stripes. Then, all white walls looked olde fashioned. Then, they came back as nostalgic :).

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Humph! I always had the white walls turned to the inside. One car of Clayton's had whitewalls when we first met. I think I taught him to appreciate the black tire sides.
 

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Not sure what the blue is, emailed the company before I try to clean.
That is called "blueing". It is used to make white look whiter. It is used on those little ole ladies with blue hair. It is used in the laundry to make white clothes look brighter.
The blueing should just wash off.
 

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Hey, Nyboy. It is okay for you to like the white walls. I won't think less of you for it. I preferred the black side because that way I could mix and match tires without worrying about whether the tires had white walls. 'Sides, white wall tires cost more.

I am sure your new(?) truck deserves only the best. Go white!
 

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the blue coating is there to protect the white during shipping. a sos pad and water is all you need to remove it...

you need to put 455/50R 22.5 on that truck once those chinese knock offs were out....
 
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We used a yellow Scotch Brite and mild soap when I was an auto-body detailer. The blueing should come off pretty easy & you don't want to abrade the tire too much. It'll just hold dirt better down the road (literally! :lol:)
 
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