Job Opening: Product Experts

Are you passionate about performance cars? Do you find yourself researching mods and giving your friends advice on how to set up their cars? If you’re determined to find a job that combines your career with your passion, then this is your chance! APEX Race Parts is seeking enthusiasts who want to join our elite team of Product Experts.


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New Wheel: APEX ARC-8 18×9″ ET30


Join the 18×9″ ET30 Group Buy to save up to $200 »

Everyone loves the deep concave face of the APEX ARC-8 wheel line, but not everyone is willing to squeeze overly wide wheels and tires under their car’s fenders just to get that look.

Introducing our newest ARC-8 fitment: the 18×9.0” ET30. Now you can run a wheel width and offset that retains all of the concavity of your favorite wheels without having to run camber plates, roll/flare fenders, or deal with any rubbing. These are perfect for E46 and E9X Non-M owners.

If you’ve looked at our popular EC-7 18×9” ET31 wheels and wished that size was available in the ARC-8 design, then this is the fitment for you. The first production run of this new wheel is being offered via a Group Buy. This allows us to fine-tune our production runs while offering you a potentially steep discount on a set of ARC-8 wheels!

To participate in this Group Buy, you can either buy a pair of the new wheels on their own (2 wheels total) or you can choose a pair of our existing 18” ARC-8 wheels to compliment a pair of the new 18×9.0” ET30 ARC-8 (4 wheels total).

Discount Tiers:

  • 1-9 Members = Free Shipping

  • 10-19 Members = $50 Discount + Free Shipping

  • 20-29 Members = $100 Discount + Free Shipping

  • 30-34 Members = $150 Discount + Free Shipping

  • 35-39 Members = $175 Discount + Free Shipping

  • 40+ Members = $200 Discount + Free Shipping

Wheels included in this Group Buy: 

  • Wheel Pair #1:
    • NEW! 18×9.0″ ET30 – Hyper Silver, Hyper Black, Anthracite, Satin Black
  • Wheel Pair #2:
    • 18×8.5″ ET38 – All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×9.0″ ET30 - All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×9.0″ ET42 - All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×9.5″ ET22 - All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×9.5″ ET35 - All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×10″ ET25 - All Aforementioned Colors
    • 18×10.5″ ET27 - All Aforementioned Colors

How do I participate? 

It’s easy! Visit the official Group Buy Parts Deal Dashboard. From there, you can show your interest by joining our Feeler List. When the Payment Phase opens on 4/21/2016, you’ll be sent a notification to officially pledge to the Group Buy. You must do this step if you want to actually receive product.

I have some questions…

No problem! We’re here to help. Contact us at and we’ll get you an answer to your question(s) ASAP!


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Blemished & B-Stock Wheel Blowout

Over the years APEX has accumulated a number of wheels that aren’t suitable for sale at full price. These wheels have a minor aesthetic imperfection only, all wheels function perfectly. All of our blemished wheels are new, unused, with their structural warranty from APEX intact. All of these wheels are all available at discount pricing. You can find a list of all currently available wheels and prices by using the following link to view our Google spreadsheet.

APEX B-Stock Wheel Availability Spreadsheet

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Job Opening: Fulfillment Enthusiast

Are you a passionate automotive or motorsport enthusiast? Are you truly talented but lack work experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to prove yourself by building your resume starting from an entry level position?…

As a Fulfillment Enthusiast at APEX, you’ll be working in the warehouse to help fulfill orders placed by racers and auto enthusiasts alike. Your efforts are needed here to make sure enthusiasts get the right parts, before their track events, in perfect condition, and that the facility is a clean and an efficient place to work.

APEX Race Parts Fulfillment

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

BMW F8X M4 APEX 18 Inch EC-7 Wheel Test Fit

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 forward to creating more technical articles like this in the future.

Just like each previous generation M3, these cars require a unique wheel width and offset to go as wide as possible. Recycling old fitments is a major compromise and doesn’t allow for 305 or 315 tires to fit properly. It’s even harder to fit R-Compounds in those wide sizes. Existing F8X wheels on the market are aesthetic-oriented and focus on fender “flushness” with typical street tires. Achieving our goal required us to start fresh and research the right wheel width and offset ourselves. It took us two days and two volunteers to complete our testing, and even longer to compile it into a write-up. Sorry for the long wait.

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

BMW E60 M5 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 Engineering, it is the perfect blend of executive car and weekend warrior providing the ability to take any twisty road with a commanding presence. When we were given the chance to shoot this Dinan S1, we jumped at the opportunity. Continue reading »

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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 of our wheels on your car will expand our vehicle and fitment knowledge and will equip our product and fitment specialists with the information and knowledge to best assist you with any fitment questions.

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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 fairly easy with our overhead Chimera light bank. From the owners perspective, it was amazing to see their car in a studio setting. The lighting highlighted the body lines while creating natural shadows that can be seen sweeping across the side of the car. Based on the excitement in the room while the car was being shot, we could certainly tell the owner was very pleased with their new purchase!

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Redesigned and Reinforced APEX Wheel Studs

APEX BMW Wheel Stud Kits

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

Front 3/4 Interlagos Blue BMW E90 M3 Dinan with 19" APEX ARC-8 Wheels

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 ranging from 9″ to 10.5″ wide, and all of them share the same deep concave face profile (Profile 3). This specific M3 sedan was tested with a square setup of Anthracite 19×10″ ET25 ARC-8 wheels front and rear with 275/30/19 sized street tires. Although this is a wide front wheel/tire setup, it is a direct bolt on set up with street tires if the stock suspension or lowering springs only are used. However, E9X M3′s equipped with KW Variants or Club Sport coilovers will require a 5mm spacer in order for the 10″ front wheel to clear the suspension. R-compounds are also an option on the 10″ square setup, but camber plates will be needed to fit meaty tires. Do note that suspension clearance is effected by R-compounds, and the unique shapes of aftermarket suspension components can cause interference with the wheels and tires, thus requiring a small spacer for adequate clearance like those with KW coilovers.

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