Author Archives: Mike Harrell

Two New Potential Wheel Designs

We just unveiled two new potential wheel designs. They would be the new solution for those who want the EC-7’s great brake clearance, but with the ARC-8’s lighter weight.

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Squeezing a 315 R-Compound Tire Onto A Stock F8X M3/M4

Our goal was to figure out the best wheel & tire combo for both stock and modified F80 M3’s and F82 M4’s that want to add a lot of grip. In this write-up, we start by sharing the process we took to find the most optimal rear wheel fitment for running wide tires. We’re looking [...]

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Photoshoot: Space Gray Dinan S1 with APEX EC-7 Wheels

With many successful cars being churned out by BMW, the E60 5-series is often overlooked and notorious for being a larger, more sluggish car. It was designed to luxuriously ferry clients about the city, commonly referred to as “executive cars.” This Dinan E60 M5 breaks the mold of a typical E60 5-series. Prepared by Dinan [...]

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BMW F8X/F22/E60/F10 Needed for Wheel Test Fitment and FREE Photoshoot

APEX Race Parts is looking for cars to be used for testing our wheels and a professional photo shoot. These photographs will be showing off fitments of various APEX wheels on your car. The information and images will be used in forum articles and threads, Facebook, and on our blog and website. This test fitment [...]

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Photoshoot: 18” EC-7 Wheels on BMW M235i

APEX was lucky enough to have a brand new BMW M235i in our facilities for a photoshoot. We felt our EC-7 Wheels in Race Silver complemented the Estoril paint job and looked right at home on this car. The bodylines to the M235i are smooth and transition so nicely; shooting and lighting this car was [...]

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Redesigned and Reinforced APEX Wheel Studs

It’s a good time to upgrade your wheel studs Redesigned APEX wheel studs feature an improved shoulder design to reduce stress risers and stud failure. 75mm and 90mm versions are available with a true bullet-nose race tip for faster wheel installs and a cleaner look, or with an easy to install hex head.

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Photoshoot: 19″ ARC-8 Wheels on Interlagos Blue BMW Dinan E90 M3

This Interlagos Blue BMW E90 M3 is running a squared 19″ ARC-8 wheel fitment in the Anthracite finish with Hankook V12 tires, and lowered on Dinan Suspension. The Dinan Suspension provides a very mild drop, and retains the same wheel fitment as the OEM suspension. There are numerous fitment combinations available for this model M3 [...]

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Photoshoot: 19″ PS-7 Wheels on Jet Black BMW E46 M3

There’s nothing better than the look of an aggressive stance with deep concave wheels on a lowered M3. Fitting them on the back of a BMW E46 M3 is no challenge, but if you can also get them to fit up front, it changes the car’s entire personality. We had the opportunity to play with [...]

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Photoshoot: 19″ EC-7 Wheels on Dakar Yellow BMW E46 M3

There’s nothing better than the look of deep concave spokes on a BMW. Fitting them on the back of a BMW E46 M3 is easy, but if you can also get those deep concave spokes to fit up front, it changes the car’s entire personality. This Dakar Yellow E46 M3 is running a slightly aggressive [...]

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Photoshoot: 19″ ARC-8 Wheels on Carbon Black BMW E46 M3

There’s nothing better then the look of deep concave spokes. Fitting them on the back of a BMW E46 M3 is no challenge, but if you can also get them to fit up front, it changes the car’s entire personality. This Carbon Black BMW E46 M3 is running our new 19″ ARC-8 wheels in the [...]

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