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      04-13-2014, 04:34 PM   #67
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Someone gave his APEX EC-7 wheels a bronze or dark gold-ish treatment.

(source: http://www.autogespot.com/bmw-1-seri...upe/2014/03/25)
hehe, those will be powder coated tomorrow, was going through this thread for some inspiration

That is vintage gold plasti dip + glossifier & brakedust pretty much 'baked' into the plasti dip.
Plasti dip doesnt like trackdays
it's a mess to keep the color as is, hence the switch to powdercoating.

Still no idea what to go for, was thinking of a darker gold again but now that the anthracite OEM 19''s are back on the car, the gold kinda feels cheap...


edit: They'll be painted instead of powdercoated.
I discussed it with the paint shop and i'll try a slightly yellowish bronze (if that makes any sense at all )
I'll get to see a sample of what they come up with in a couple of days.
The idea is to get something like the rear wheel of this (badly edited on my phone) picture:



Thanks a lot Artemis for posting those autogespot pics, I wasn't even aware 'till I started looking for inspiration in here

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      04-25-2014, 12:02 AM   #68
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hi guys, would like to ask, if our cars can fit the APEX EC-7 wheels 18X10" square set up, on stock suspensions/camber?

what tires do i need to fit on?
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      04-25-2014, 10:03 AM   #69
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hi guys, would like to ask, if our cars can fit the APEX EC-7 wheels 18X10" square set up, on stock suspensions/camber?

what tires do i need to fit on?
You will need camber plates to avoid rubbing. Most go with a 275/35/18 tire setup. Hope this helps.
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      04-25-2014, 03:50 PM   #70
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hi guys, would like to ask, if our cars can fit the APEX EC-7 wheels 18X10" square set up, on stock suspensions/camber?

what tires do i need to fit on?
For your 1M, we would recommend for you to have camber plates in order to use the 18x10" ET25 wheels with a 275/35/18 sized tire to have adequate fender clearance. The OEM suspension does not allow for enough negative camber to be able to utilize a 275/35/18 tire with the 18x10" ET25 wheel without rubbing.
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      05-12-2014, 05:09 PM   #71
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Quick photo

Just a quick shot of my arc8 on my 1M.


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      05-12-2014, 05:13 PM   #72
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Great looking 1M, mangotangoe. Is that the 18x9.5" ET22 wheel with a 265/35/18 Michelin PSS?
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      05-12-2014, 05:35 PM   #73
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Another one

Arc 8 18x9.5" ET35 wheel with a 265/35/18 Michelin PSS
18x10.5" ET27 wheel with a 285/35/18 Michelin PSS,
Need small spacer (3mm) on front to clear aftermarket suspension

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      05-12-2014, 11:23 PM   #74
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Fall Photoshoot: ARC-8 18x9.5et22 Anthracite and VO

Square set up on 18x9.5et22 (shod with 275/35/18 RE-11s). Was going to try 265s, but Costco couldn't get them. Had to use Vorschlag Camber plates up front, and the fronts still rub a bit (only notice when in reverse and 80% of full lock). I'm not sure I'm satisfied with the gap up front, but I'm trying to avoid fiddling with the stock suspension. Also, when the tires are cold, I get some vibration (gets better when warm tires or warm weather). I don't think there is any significantly abnormal wear patterns, even though I've got the camber neg 1.8 up front (stock is neg 0.8-0.9 according to the alignment sheet).
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      05-13-2014, 06:39 AM   #75
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Square set up on 18x9.5et22 (shod with 285/35/18 RE-11s). Was going to try 275s, but Costco couldn't get them. Had to use Vorschlag Camber plates up front, and the fronts still rub a bit (only notice when in reverse and 80% of full lock). I'm not sure I'm satisfied with the gap up front, but I'm trying to avoid fiddling with the stock suspension. Also, when the tires are cold, I get some vibration (gets better when warm tires or warm weather). I don't think there is any significantly abnormal wear patterns, even though I've got the camber neg 1.8 up front (stock is neg 0.8-0.9 according to the alignment sheet).
Seems like a very wide tire to go on 9.5's (tho LOOKS ok!); I thought RE-11's only came in 285/30/18? Any reason you went with 9.5 instead of, say, 10?
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      05-13-2014, 05:19 PM   #76
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Awesome 1M 1swift1, thanks for sharing your specifications with us as well.
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      05-13-2014, 08:22 PM   #77
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Oops, you're right...typo

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Seems like a very wide tire to go on 9.5's (tho LOOKS ok!); I thought RE-11's only came in 285/30/18? Any reason you went with 9.5 instead of, say, 10?
You are totally correct. I meant to say I wanted to buy the tires that Apex recommended for the 18x9.5ET22 rims (265/35/18), but I only could get the 275/35/18 from Costco. 285 WOULD be very wide.

Apex recommended the 9.5 because I didn't want to change the suspension, I was trying to avoid rubbing, and I wanted a square setup.
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      07-11-2014, 12:36 AM   #78
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Which of all of the apex wheels are closest to the 359M OEM look?
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      07-11-2014, 03:07 PM   #79
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Which of all of the apex wheels are closest to the 359M OEM look?
While none of the wheels we carry are the same style as the 359M OEM wheels, we'd say that our EC-7 wheels are the closest in spoke design:



What do you think?
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      10-16-2015, 04:34 AM   #80
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As often requested, I had time to test fit an ARC8 on my 1M with my Brembo GT-8 BBK.

Friend's Apex is 9.5x18 +22
Brembo GT 8pistons kit / 355mm
No spacers
Camber 2.9
KW Clubsport 2ways + camber plates.



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      10-16-2015, 12:42 PM   #81
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That is an all business package you got there Nagata-San, thanks so much for sharing

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10x18 ET25
Dunlop Direzza 265/35/18
Brembo 8 pistons BBK
KW Clubsport 2 ways + camber plates
10mm spacers.
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