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      04-07-2012, 10:09 AM   #1
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Apex arc8 what offsets?

Does anyone here have apex arc 8's on a 335 coupe?

I've decided that with all the 18 inch wheels on the market, the Apex arc8's are what I'm going with.

I have a 2007 335 coupe and will be lowered on coils soon and don't ever plan on running a bbk. So I'm hoping some of you guys on here that understand fitment better than I do can give me some guidance.

What offsets should I go with? What tire sizes? I met a guy with a mcoupe that had a set of arc8's and he told me the wheels start to have a nice concave look to them at a 9.5 width. Can I fit 18x9.5 fronts and 18x10 rears without rolling the fenders? I know you can't roll the front fenders on a e92 coupe.

I won't be tracking the car but I want a light wheel with the mesh look and provides performance and strength.

I want a aggressive look where the wheel/ tire really fills in the wheel well and is flush to the fender.
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Does anyone here have apex arc 8's on a 335 coupe?

I've decided that with all the 18 inch wheels on the market, the Apex arc8's are what I'm going with.

I have a 2007 335 coupe and will be lowered on coils soon and don't ever plan on running a bbk. So I'm hoping some of you guys on here that understand fitment better than I do can give me some guidance.

What offsets should I go with? What tire sizes? I met a guy with a mcoupe that had a set of arc8's and he told me the wheels start to have a nice concave look to them at a 9.5 width. Can I fit 18x9.5 fronts and 18x10 rears without rolling the fenders? I know you can't roll the front fenders on a e92 coupe.

I won't be tracking the car but I want a light wheel with the mesh look and provides performance and strength.

I want a aggressive look where the wheel/ tire really fills in the wheel well and is flush to the fender.
Yes you can fit 9.5 front
Here is a guy with 9.5 et35
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=478069

But because you have coilovers you need spacer to clear inside.

Im waiting my Apex Arc-8 to arrive my E90.Sizes 18x9.5 et35 front and 9.5 et22 rear.
Tyres in my case are 235/40 allround.I donīt want to mess with camber/fender rolling.

Also i read/heard somewhere that the arc-8 10wide doesnīt have that much difference at concavity compared to 9.5.


Here is more talk about 9.5 front with different tyre sizes
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665682
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...28#post5840028
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=670323

You can roll E92 rear fenders if you want those are not plastic.

Here is 19x10 et 20 rear e92 but rolled/pulled fenders
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showpo...&postcount=460
9.5 et22 allround
http://www.illmotion.com/2011/09/im-...e92-328xi.html

Hope this helps.
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Wow thanks for all the info! Very helpful....
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