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      11-22-2012, 10:43 AM   #1
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Best 18x10 AutoX wheel?

What are everyone's thoughts? I'm not looking to spend a ton, but I want something low on weight and easily replaceable.
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      11-22-2012, 01:31 PM   #2
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Apex wheels would probably fit your needs: http://www.apexraceparts.com/
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      11-22-2012, 01:38 PM   #3
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Apex's, 25 offset.
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any other options out there?
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      11-23-2012, 04:41 PM   #5
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You can't go wrong with Apex ARC-8s. Perfect fit and a solid performing wheel.
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      11-23-2012, 08:06 PM   #6
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Fair enough, thx.
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      11-23-2012, 08:33 PM   #7
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Here's an alternative...but I prefer the Apex wheels.

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Wheel...rey&tab=wheels
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      11-23-2012, 10:14 PM   #8
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Yeah I like the looks of the Apex wheels better for sure.
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      11-23-2012, 11:45 PM   #9
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Here's an alternative...but I prefer the Apex wheels.

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Wheel...rey&tab=wheels
Yup I use TRMortorsport MT1 (non-R) with Continental 275/35/18 for time trial. Very solid, light-weight wheels. The paint finish is sub-par, however. Chips very easily.

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      11-24-2012, 09:42 AM   #10
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Not me, but a good deal:http://www.chinmotorsports.com/forum...?TOPIC_ID=1853
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      11-24-2012, 09:49 AM   #11
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I'm using the MT1 (not the MT1-R, though I'm sure it's just as good). They look better in person than the Arc-8 IMO. I'd get the EC7 if I was planning on running them on the street, less than 10lbs of wheel weight is worth the worlds-better looks IMO
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Here's an alternative...but I prefer the Apex wheels.

http://www.tirerack.com/wheels/Wheel...rey&tab=wheels
Yup I use TRMortorsport MT1 (non-R) with Continental 275/35/18 for time trial. Very solid, light-weight wheels. The paint finish is sub-par, however. Chips very easily.

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Do these fit over your BBK without spacers?
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      11-25-2012, 02:59 AM   #13
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Do these fit over your BBK without spacers?
Yup. Works with StopTech 380 and of course the smaller Brembo 365.
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      11-25-2012, 06:02 AM   #14
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Apex ARC-8 in 18x10" Et25 squared with 275/35/18 is what I'm running for autocross
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      11-26-2012, 02:52 PM   #15
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I looked at the above mentione options as well and went with:

Enkei NT03

http://www.avalonmotorsports.com/ind...roducts_id=304

TireRack has them. Not sure why they do not list it for the E9X. They do for the E46 M3s. Anyways, 18*10 et25. Like them for the rarity besides just aesthetics.

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If a particular budget is in mind, either the APEX wheels or Enkei NT03 wheels are the ticket:

Here's the NT03s on our Supercharged M3 @ Global Time Attack:





APEX Wheels are very popular amongst the forum crowd, let me know if you have any questions on either and I'll be happy to help.
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I looked at the above mentione options as well and went with:

Enkei NT03

http://www.avalonmotorsports.com/ind...roducts_id=304

TireRack has them. Not sure why they do not list it for the E9X. They do for the E46 M3s. Anyways, 18*10 et25. Like them for the rarity besides just aesthetics.

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These may rub slightly with StopTech 380 if I remember correctly.
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      11-26-2012, 04:23 PM   #18
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We offer both the ARC-8 and EC-7 wheels in 18x10" ET25 which are in E9x M3 fitment.

Here is the Satin Black ARC-8 in 18x10" ET25 squared in action at an Autocross on an e90 M3:



Hyper Silver ARC-8s in 18x10" ET25 squared on the track on this e92 M3:

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How much do the nt03 weigh per wheel? If I'm remembering correctly the Apex arc8 are about 20lbs and the ec7 are a few lbs more.

David, I took you guys up on your stud conversion deal today!
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Yup I use TRMortorsport MT1 (non-R) with Continental 275/35/18 for time trial. Very solid, light-weight wheels. The paint finish is sub-par, however. Chips very easily.

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I'm rather lazy and have been running these on my car for over two years. They do scratch easily, but the are cheap as hell any way. No complaints here.
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How much do the nt03 weigh per wheel? If I'm remembering correctly the Apex arc8 are about 20lbs and the ec7 are a few lbs more.

David, I took you guys up on your stud conversion deal today!
The ARC-8s in 18x10" ET25 weigh in at 19.95lbs per wheel
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Yup I use TRMortorsport MT1 (non-R) with Continental 275/35/18 for time trial. Very solid, light-weight wheels. The paint finish is sub-par, however. Chips very easily.

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