Volunteer Test Vehicles Needed for EC-7 Wheels

The EC-7 wheel prototypes are here in 13 sizes, 7 of which are new to APEX,  so we are looking for a wide range of vehicles to test these wheels on.  If you are willing to travel to Livermore (San Francisco Eash Bay) for some test fitting and photos, then please contact us. This is a great opportunity to see this new wheel design on your own car, and to confirm fitment.

Some wheels are made in specialty sizes/offsets that require specific modifications for proper installation,  Below is a list of vehicles we are interested in, along with the required or preferred modifications for each vehicle type.

E36 M3:  camber plates required, BBK preferred

E36 M3: Camber plates required, front/rear fenders rolled/flarred to fit 18×10′s with 285′s

E46 non-m: camber plates required, BBK preferred

E46 M3: camber plates required, Brembo 380mm required

E46 M3: camber plates required, 355mm BBK required

E9X non-m: camber plates required, BBK required

E9X non-m: only lowered suspension.

E9X M3: Brembo 380 BBK required

Z3 M: camber plates required

Z4 non-m: camber plates required

Z4 M: camber plates required, BBK Required

Z4 M: lowering springs only

1 Series: camber plates required, BBK preferred

1 series: lowering springs only

If you would like to volunteer please contact us at: info (at) apexraceparts (dot) com and title your email “EC-7 test vehicle”.

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  1. Vincent Tan
    Posted May 1, 2012 at 2:56 pm | Permalink

    Come on guys! You need to test these wheels out on an E46 M3 with OEM brakes (I’ve got camber plates)! Seriously!!! I’ll do it! :D

  2. Pablo Marx
    Posted May 1, 2012 at 2:58 pm | Permalink

    Hey Eddie,
    Pablo here again. I could bring my M3 by again to test fit 18×10 with 285s depending on the offsets. I’ll be heading over to pick up my ARC-8 anyway so you could test fit at the same time.

  3. Posted May 3, 2012 at 10:04 pm | Permalink

    Hi there, I would absolutely love to contribute in any way at all possible. I have a newly acquired, phenominal condition, low mileage Boston Green e36 M3 coupe that will be a track rat and also a driver to and from the track along with the occasional weekend windy beach road stress reliever. My daily driver is an e92 m3. I am from the Boston, MA area and am a member of our local BMW CCA chapter. I also work very closely with TMS / Turner Motorsports and would love to convince them to bring your excellent quality and very competitively designed wheels in house.. thanks for your time and I look forward to hearing back from y’all!!!

  4. Steve Hodges
    Posted May 10, 2012 at 11:13 am | Permalink

    I would be thrilled to test the wheels out for you, the only problem is my Z4 M coupe is stock for now, at least till warranty expires.
    Still interested though.