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Old 02-07-2013, 10:10 AM   #61
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The ARC8s will be 18x9.5F/18X10.5R


Should have an awesome look to them
Nice, your cars always looks clean!
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:38 PM   #62
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Those seats are sick! How do you like your SSK? I want a kit just dont know which one to get. Thanks
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:37 AM   #63
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With those awesome seats, will your airbags be fully functional? Do you have to relocate your sensor?
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Old 02-14-2013, 01:15 PM   #64
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Those seats are sick! How do you like your SSK? I want a kit just dont know which one to get. Thanks
The BMW Performance SSK (you can order a 330d shift lever - same part# as the one that shipps in the Performance ssk kit) is a perfect fit for cars that are street driven. I love the throws and best part is that it's all BMW parts. The shift lever alone cost $60 so best bang for the buck in my opinion

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With those awesome seats, will your airbags be fully functional? Do you have to relocate your sensor?
I had recent events occur regarding my job situation so the seats are now on hold until I have more $$$ saved up in my bank account. As much as it sucks to wait, I think its the right choice at the moment... :/
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:25 PM   #65
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:26 PM   #66
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Old 02-20-2013, 02:25 AM   #67
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Can't wait till the wheels are on Charlie! They will look amazing! You've inspired me... probably gonna pick up a set of Arc-8's this summer!
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Old 02-20-2013, 06:41 AM   #68
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Can't wait till the wheels are on Charlie! They will look amazing! You've inspired me... probably gonna pick up a set of Arc-8's this summer!
I think you will be very happy with them Matt The ARC8s I'm getting (18x9.5F/18x10.5R) are in hyperblack so should look more aggressive to what I already have now. Too bad VMR doesn't have their VB3s in 19x10 otherwise I'd be rolling on them instead. Either way the look should be nice
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Old 02-20-2013, 07:02 AM   #69
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That's going to look amazing and still really lightweight
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Got my new ARC8s mounted w/ wheel studs on Friday. Pics from my cell. When the weather improves I will have proper pics posted

I like having more concave these wheels provide. Another side benefit to going back down to 18s is that the ride quality improved significantly since the tires mounted on them have a bigger sidewall compared to the 19s and the wheels are lighter. It's nice to be able to go between the 18s and 19s depending on my mood...


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Those look amazing! Much better ride quality now?
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Thanks everyone for your support and generous complements!

@ Matt, yeah... running on 18s have improved the ride quality big time! I don't feel the road as much as I used to running on my 19's and with these ARC8s the car still has that aggressive stance that I have been looking for. I really love having 18x10.5s in the back with a much more pronounced concave look

I just need to get my rear fenders rolled and add maybe some 10mm spacers to get the rear wheels out just a tad bit more for that flush stance. Then the car will be perfect Of course I may need to get just enough camber so that I won't be rubbing...nothing crazy though.
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Perfect!
Thank you sir!

Tonight I ordered these for the ///M.....should look clean when I have these mounted

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...and I thought I had a nice car. Damn... Your car looks real good. Tasteful mods and beautiful car
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Well done, mate. How many miles do you have on your car?
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Well done, mate. How many miles do you have on your car?
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@ Chris, I just turned over 150k when I drove up to Manchester, NH to visit a friend. While up there I installed my new wheel studs and mounted my ARC8s.
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Thanks guys!

@ Chris, I just turned over 150k when I drove up to Manchester, NH to visit a friend. While up there I installed my new wheel studs and mounted my ARC8s.
Manual trans??? That's impressive considering how ridiculously clean your car is.
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