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      03-27-2012, 11:36 PM   #1
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Un-official Arkym J12 Thread

Mine will show up next week
19x9.5's and 19x11's

Pictures will come up as soon as I get them and mounted up!

I'll be competing with them at the One Lap of America competition beginning of May!

Anyone else have them yet?


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I really like these wheels can't wait to see how they look on your car
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Can't wait to see pics !
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      03-28-2012, 08:44 AM   #4
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They will look nice.
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+1.

From the press pictures I have seen online - that grey finish is
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I was just told my set is shipping out tomorrow!
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Here are few teaser pictures just before they are packed up to be shipped





I'm getting giddy...
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What are you planning on wrapping around the 19x11s ?
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What are you planning on wrapping around the 19x11s ?
PSS 305/30/19's
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PSS 305/30/19's

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anyone else have these on order? my intention for this thread is for j12 owners to post their pictures
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Why would you use 19's over 18's?
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Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."
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Why would you use 19's over 18's?
This is a picture thread so I won't even answer that. Besides J12's aren't offered in 18.

Someone's posted pictures of the J12 on an R8!
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668938
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Mother of $% those are some beautiful wheels!!!
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This is a picture thread so I won't even answer that. Besides J12's aren't offered in 18.

Someone's posted pictures of the J12 on an R8!
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668938
No one's disputing they look great, but you're going to be using R-compound for OLoA right? That's why I ask.

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No one's disputing they look great, but you're going to be using R-compound for OLoA right? That's why I ask.

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They are not allowed to use r-comps during the OLoA. I also believe the treadwear rating has to be at least 200 which excludes the use of extreme performance tires as well.
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Thanks. That explains a lot. I don't know if I'd want to go 200mph on street tires though!!!
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Audi R8 Satin White Arkym J12 Satin Bronze by HRE Wheels, on Flickr


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They look AWESOME on the R8. I think the M3 fitment will have more concavity

Yes street tires only... I think 140 treadwear is the lowest. I'll be running PSS which should be ok up to 200mph

Actually PSS's have "race compound" on the outer shoulders!
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These are made by HRE?

Damn, only car i'd really want over my M3 is R8. I don't even need the V10. I can't be alone, because they hold their value pretty damn good.

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