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      07-14-2019, 01:46 PM   #89
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Anthracite on Hockenheim

Any real photos of anthracite wheels on a hockenheim silver M2?
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      07-15-2019, 06:27 PM   #90
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just got a notification that the shipments might be delayed a few weeks.
Same.

I planned track events around end of July delivery.

This is not great.
I did as well.

Current RE71s are at the very end of their life. I wouldn't make it through another event. And I have an event I've signed up for at the end of the month. I sure didn't want to have to buy another set for that event and then have to buy the set for the new wheels. Huge bummer.
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      07-21-2019, 06:47 PM   #91
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We need another group buy
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      07-22-2019, 09:45 PM   #92
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We need another group buy
I second that and some forged Apex rims.
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      07-26-2019, 02:13 AM   #93
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Any updates on time of the delivery?
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Any updates on time of the delivery?
Just saw the website update to September now...:
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      08-01-2019, 07:05 PM   #95
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Thoughts on whether the 265/30 and 295/30 r888r's will fit on OEM wheels?
These tires can work but is not ideal as the wheels will not offer the proper sidewall support required for wheels this wide. You will experience some extreme sidewall deflection under hard cornering, which will result in undesired tire wear.

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Any real photos of anthracite wheels on a hockenheim silver M2?
While we don't have any real photos yet to share, there will be an overflow of images when orders begin fulfillment!

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Any updates on time of the delivery?
Some variables out of our control have caused a short production delay and pushed our shipping date into mid to late August for all Group Buy orders. We are working around the clock to ensure these wheels are completed as soon as possible and we appreciate everyone’s patience in this matter.

While shipping times have to be pushed back, we can assure you that the finished product will be worth the wait!

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Just saw the website update to September now...:
This only applies to those who place an order as of the time of this thread reply. Group Buy orders are NOT affected.

- Max
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      08-01-2019, 07:25 PM   #96
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Thoughts on whether the 265/30 and 295/30 r888r's will fit on OEM wheels?
These tires can work but is not ideal as the wheels will not offer the proper sidewall support required for wheels this wide. You will experience some extreme sidewall deflection under hard cornering, which will result in undesired tire wear.

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Any real photos of anthracite wheels on a hockenheim silver M2?
While we don't have any real photos yet to share, there will be an overflow of images when orders begin fulfillment!

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Any updates on time of the delivery?
Some variables out of our control have caused a short production delay and pushed our shipping date into mid to late August for all Group Buy orders. We are working around the clock to ensure these wheels are completed as soon as possible and we appreciate everyone’s patience in this matter.

While shipping times have to be pushed back, we can assure you that the finished product will be worth the wait!

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Just saw the website update to September now...:
This only applies to those who place an order as of the time of this thread reply. Group Buy orders are NOT affected.

- Max
Thanks max, I purchased after the group buy but about a month ago. Can I expect an August delivery as well?
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      08-06-2019, 05:22 PM   #97
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Can we get an update please?

I've had to cancel one track day already because of late delivery, and there have been no updates
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      08-06-2019, 05:57 PM   #98
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Thanks max, I purchased after the group buy but about a month ago. Can I expect an August delivery as well?
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Can we get an update please?

I've had to cancel one track day already because of late delivery, and there have been no updates
Feel free to PM us your order information and I will be more than happy to give you both an update on fulfillment times for your order.

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I am not seeing any 19" BMW wheels available for preorder. I am very interested in buying a set for the M2C.
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      08-15-2019, 06:26 AM   #100
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I am not seeing any 19" BMW wheels available for preorder. I am very interested in buying a set for the M2C.
I think you might be confusing our 19" EC-7 flow formed wheels for the M2C with the brand new forged line of wheels (ARC-8R & EC-7R) we introduced yesterday

You can learn more about the 19" EC-7 flow formed wheels in the OP of this thread, and on our website where they are currently available for preorder. LINK

In regards to the new forged ARC-8R and EC-7R wheels, you can learn more by visiting our site here. You will notice in the fitment table we have plans to produce the same 19" wheel specifications for the M2C, however, they are not in the first phase of production. The pre-sale for the 19" forged wheels will go live in Q4.

At the end of the day, M2 and M2C owners will have both flow formed and forged wheel options from APEX, which ensures we are able to meet everyone's performance and budgetary needs.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

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      08-15-2019, 07:06 AM   #101
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In regards to the new forged ARC-8R and EC-7R wheels, you can learn more by visiting our site here. You will notice in the fitment table we have plans to produce the same 19" wheel specifications for the M2C, however, they are not in the first phase of production. The pre-sale for the 19" forged wheels will go live in Q4.

At the end of the day, M2 and M2C owners will have both flow formed and forged wheel options from APEX, which ensures we are able to meet everyone's performance and budgetary needs.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

- Ryan
Nice to see you're going to have a 10x19 ET33 available in the EC-7R. That just meets the SCCA street class requirements for the rear on the M2C, and with the 9x19 ET30 results in class legal wheel set. I'm not sure about rear clearance though for those wishing to run crazy wide tires out back (i.e. the RE71R in 305/30-19); hopefully the 285/35 will fit ok at that offset.
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Nice to see you're going to have a 10x19 ET33 available in the EC-7R. That just meets the SCCA street class requirements for the rear on the M2C, and with the 9x19 ET30 results in class legal wheel set. I'm not sure about rear clearance though for those wishing to run crazy wide tires out back (i.e. the RE71R in 305/30-19); hopefully the 285/35 will fit ok at that offset.

Right, we have received a lot of feedback from M2 and M2C owners participating in SCCA street class, so we are excited to have 18" and 19" staggered fitment solutions that are within 7mm of the stock offsets.

The 19x10" ET33 out back will accommodate a 285 compound nicely. The 305 will be pinched, and although I typically advise against running that wide of a compound on a 10" wheel, I understand the class limitations on wheel width is the reasoning for going this route. Not all 305's are created equal, but you should be able to accommodate them with a healthy amount of negative camber (and possibly light fender rolling).

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one more week!!

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Fictech Rims - Ceramic coating for wheels!!

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Can someone advise the best offsets for a flush fitment on the M2 competition.

Will be using 255/277 with 35 profile PS4S.
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Can someone advise the best offsets for a flush fitment on the M2 competition.

Will be using 255/277 with 35 profile PS4S.
Front: 19x9.5” ET28
Rear: 19x10.5” ET45

the first 2 posts on this thread has all the information you need
- wheels specs
- available tires and their respective fitments

POST #2

From Post #1
Tire Availability - Staggered Configurations

F: 265/30-19 / R: 285/30-19

Performance Street
Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2
Kumho Ecsta PS91
Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

Extreme Summer
None available

Streetable Track and Competition
None available

Semi-slicks & Slicks
None available

F: 265/30-19 / R: 295/30-19

Performance Street
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S * APEX favorite *
Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2
Kumho Ecsta PS91

Extreme Summer
None available

Streetable Track and Competition
Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 * APEX favorite *
Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R * APEX favorite *
Toyo R888R

Semi-slicks & Slicks
None available

F: 275/30-19 / R: 295/30-19

Performance Street
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S * APEX favorite *
Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2
Kumho Ecsta PS91

Extreme Summer
None available

Streetable Track and Competition
None available

Semi-slicks & Slicks
None available

F: 275/30-19 / R: 305/30-19

Performance Street
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S * APEX favorite *
Continental Extremecontact Sport
Hankook Ventus V12 Evo2
Kumho Ecsta PS91

Extreme Summer
None available

Streetable Track and Competition
None available

Semi-slicks & Slicks
None available

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Any recommendations for a 19" staggered fitment with RE-71R tires?
The applicable RE-71R sizes would be 255/35-19 front / 275/35-19 rear, which are also a common tire upgrade for M2 enthusiasts running the stock wheels. Although these tire sizes on paper are a little slimmer than we would like for our M2 specific 9.5"/10.5" wheels, the fact is the RE-71R's run wider than most street tires, so they would actually mate up to our M2 specific wheels quite well. The wider wheel is only going to support the sidewalls that much better.

F: EC-7 19x9.5" ET28 - 255/35-19 RE-71R
R: EC-7 19x10.5" ET40 - 275/35-19 RE-71R
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My thoughts were to either run
275or 265/30r19 Ad08-r front 295/30r19 rears
or
265/35/19 f 285/35r19 re-71r
but the 255/275 obviously be safer bet on stock height
Waiting til next spring hopefully some guinea pigs share there experiences
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Wheels arrived. I test fitted them today.

9.5/10.5 with 265/295 r888r.

Suspension is m performance coilovers (not the recommended BMW heights because they're corner balanced), modified tckline camber plates. -3.2 degrees negative front camber.

The front tires touch the adjustable spring collar on the struts.

I have 12mm Apex spacers, and used those and now there's no rubbing. Hopefully will be enough to compensate for tire deflection on track. With the negative camber it doesn't look like the tires will rub the fenders under suspension compression.

Rears are close to fender edge but don't look like they'll rub the fenders under suspension compression. I tried 5mm spacers on the rear for fun, but the tires stick out beyond the fenders.
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Wheels arrived. I test fitted them today.

9.5/10.5 with 265/295 r888r.

Suspension is m performance coilovers (not the recommended BMW heights because they're corner balanced), modified tckline camber plates. -3.2 degrees negative front camber.

The front tires touch the adjustable spring collar on the struts.

I have 12mm Apex spacers, and used those and now there's no rubbing. Hopefully will be enough to compensate for tire deflection on track. With the negative camber it doesn't look like the tires will rub the fenders under suspension compression.

Rears are close to fender edge but don't look like they'll rub the fenders under suspension compression. I tried 5mm spacers on the rear for fun, but the tires stick out beyond the fenders.
That’s concerning. I’m assuming the stock suspension provides more clearance for the front tires... This was all advertised as perfect fitment.
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Wheels arrived. I test fitted them today.

9.5/10.5 with 265/295 r888r.

Suspension is m performance coilovers (not the recommended BMW heights because they're corner balanced), modified tckline camber plates. -3.2 degrees negative front camber.

The front tires touch the adjustable spring collar on the struts.

I have 12mm Apex spacers, and used those and now there's no rubbing. Hopefully will be enough to compensate for tire deflection on track. With the negative camber it doesn't look like the tires will rub the fenders under suspension compression.

Rears are close to fender edge but don't look like they'll rub the fenders under suspension compression. I tried 5mm spacers on the rear for fun, but the tires stick out beyond the fenders.
Correct me if I am wrong, wheels out of the box have issues with fitment??
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      09-01-2019, 09:23 PM   #110
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M performance coils are made by kw, and yes they're wider than stock. On the 18" EC7s at ET35 I was rubbing on my kw's with 5mm spacers, was really hoping ET28 would be perfect...
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