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Joe@ApexRaceParts 10-03-2012 03:31 PM

APEX | Stud Conversion Kits and Extended Lug Bolts/Free shipping to the U.S. 48!
 
APEX Wheel Hardware

Apex Stud Conversion kits

Try and find a BMW race car that hasn't converted to studs yet. They're stronger, safer, and improve pit stop times significantly. For non race cars, stud conversions make wheel install and removal much easier as you do not have to line up the holes in your wheels, spacers, and hubs before hand threading in a single lug bolt. Simply slide the wheel onto the studs, and let go. Your wheel will no longer spin around the hub, but will instead be lined up correctly.

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APEX 75mm and 90mm Stud Kits with silver or black lug nuts

Extended length studs like these allow for a range of spacers to be used without any additional modification. You can easily use 3, 5, 10, 12mm with a 75mm kit or larger 15, 18, 20mm with the 90mm kit, or no spacer at all. When using lug bolts with spacers you are forced to purchase a different length lug for each width spacer. By remaining installed, the studs put less ware on the threads of your hubs. They guarantee there is enough thread engagement, as you can see how many threads were engaged during install. Wheel studs replace your OEM lug bolts by simply threading into your cars hub. Once installed they do not need to be removed when changing or removing wheels. Only the lug bolts are removed similar to many domestic vehicles.

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APEX 75mm and 90mm Stud Kits with silver or black lug nuts
  • APEX Wheel studs are 10.9 grade steel, and produced in Europe by a TUV approved OEM supplier
  • 75mm length allows for the use of spacers up to 12mm in thickness, or no spacer at all, without making any changes
  • 90mm length is recommended for spacers 15mm and larger
  • The studs have a bulletnose tip that makes lug nut install and removal easy, and prevents cross threading
  • The 75mm head has an integrated 5.5mm hex to make initial installation a breeze
  • The hardened studs are black zinc plated, while the nuts are available in both black and silver zinc plating
  • Studs and nuts are 12x1.5 thread with a 60 degree taper identical to OEM BMW hardware
  • These work on all 1, 3, Z series models, and every other BMW with a M12x1.5 lug. X5/X6, and newer 7 series use different sized hardware and cannot used this conversion

Available Sizes and Pricing:
Available Lug Nut Finishes
  • Black - +$10.00
  • Silver

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Installation Kit Now Available! (Includes Red Threadlocker and 5.5mm Wrench)

Apex Extended Lug Bolts

Available in standard OEM length, and extended length version for use with 5, 12, 15, and 20mm spacers. APEX lug bolts can be purchased with either a silver or black zinc coating.

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BMW extended lug bolts sold individually

Extended lugs are a must when using spacers, as the standard length lugs are not long enough to thread into the hub properly. If you want new lugs to go with your new wheels and spacers are not needed, then simply select "standard" length from the drop down menu above. If you are using spacers, then select the corresponding length extended lug bolts.


Lug Bolt Specifications:
  • M12x1.5
  • 17mm Hex head
  • 60 degree taper
  • 10.9 Grade
  • Black or Silver zinc finish
  • Made in Europe

Available Sizes and Pricing:
Available Lug Bolt Finishes
Silver
Black - +$0.50

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Ordering and Contact
  • Phone: Call (888) 499-9135 EXT. #1 for phone orders.
  • Payment: Credit and Debit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Discover, PayPal. Bank Wire Transfers are also available. Contact us to use a wire transfer for payment on your order.
  • Tax: California customers will be charged 8.75% CA sales tax.
  • Shipping: Free shipping only to domestic orders within the lower 48 states. Stud Kits will get free shipping. A full order of Extended Lug bolts with a quantity of 20x will also get free shipping.
  • APEX Hours:
    Monday thru Friday: 9AM to 6PM PST
    Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Warehouse and local pickup: The APEX warehouse is at 7888 Marathon Drive, Unit A, Livermore, CA, 94550 (Map It), (888) 499-9135 EXT. #2. This is where you pick up local orders.
  • Service and Installation: Apex Performance Services - Dublin: 6443 Golden Gate Drive, Dublin, CA 94568 (Map It), (888) 499-9135 EXT. #3

Joe@ApexRaceParts 10-05-2012 02:17 PM

Apex stud kits are in stock in 75mm and 90mm lengths. The stud kits make life much easier when installing wheels and tires!

Joe@ApexRaceParts 10-12-2012 04:51 PM

Life becomes much easier once a stud kit is installed on your car. No more worrying about lining up your lug bolt with the hub holes while fumbling holding a heavy wheel and tire!

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Please call, email, or pm us with any questions you may have.

Joe@ApexRaceParts 10-24-2012 06:02 PM

Apex Stud Kits are in stock and ready to ship!

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Please call, email, or pm us with any questions you may have.

Joe@ApexRaceParts 10-31-2012 04:53 PM

Our stud kits are available with a stud install kit. The install kit includes an allen wrench and red loctite to make installation that much quicker and easier for you.

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Please call, email, or pm us with any questions you may have.

Joe@ApexRaceParts 11-12-2012 06:09 PM

Apex stud kits are in stock in 75 and 90mm lengths with either silver or black lug nuts! This car is using our 75mm kit with black lug nuts.

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Please call, pm, or email us with any questions you may have.

Torok.Designs 07-10-2013 10:26 PM

Pm'ing you now.

e46techtuner 07-11-2013 12:00 AM

I have these on my car. Easy to install and its a must for swapping wheels often.

APEXraceparts 07-11-2013 07:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lowcaligrown (Post 15561754)
Pm'ing you now.

PM replied! :thumbsup:

Quote:

Originally Posted by e46techtuner (Post 15561910)
I have these on my car. Easy to install and its a must for swapping wheels often.

Thank you very much for the positive feedback! Please let us know if you have questions about any of our other products as well.

APEXraceparts 10-14-2013 06:32 PM

This e46 M3 is running an aggressive 18x10 et25 square setup with 265/35/18 RS3's. Suspension is AST4100's with camber dialed in at -3 front and -2 rear. To get everything bolted down just right, he's installed a APEX 75mm stud kit!

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Give u a call today if you have any questions. Stud kits are in stock and ready to go!

David@ApexRaceParts 10-25-2013 04:54 PM

Tired of wasting time aligning the wheel to the hub? We have 75mm and 90mm stud conversion kits to eliminate that problem!

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Feel free to contact us by phone, email, or PM and we'd love to help you out!

APEXraceparts 04-15-2014 06:40 PM

APEX is now offering RAD Extended Wheel Locks!

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RAD Extended Wheel Locks
  • Available in multiple lengths, RAD wheel locks are a must if you're using spacers. OEM length wheel locks do not have the required length to thread into the hub with a spacer installed. These can cover 3, 5, 12, 15, 18, and 20mm spacers.
  • RAD Extended Wheel Locks allow for proper thread engagement. Using hardware that is too short can cause failure of lug bolts.
  • RAD Extended Wheel Locks are all made in Germany and Dacromet coated for protection against the natural elements.
  • 100% Quality inspection before delivery.
  • Extensive selection of unique wheel keys in multiple sizes, which makes it much more difficult to defeat compared to "one-size-fits-all" solutions from other manufactures.
  • Sold in sets of 4, RAD Extended Wheel Locks can provide protection for all of the wheels on your car.
  • NOTE: These are available in M12x1.5 thread pitch only and will not fit 2012+ BMW F30 3-Series, 2011+ BMW F10 5-Series & M5, 2012+ BMW F13 6-Series & M6, or 2009+ BMW F01 7-Series as these vehicles have use M14x1.25 thread pitch.

Please contact us if you have any questions!

APEXraceparts 04-22-2014 07:38 PM

APEX is now offering RAD Extended Wheel Locks!

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RAD Extended Wheel Locks
  • Available in multiple lengths, RAD wheel locks are a must if you're using spacers. OEM length wheel locks do not have the required length to thread into the hub with a spacer installed. These can cover 3, 5, 12, 15, 18, and 20mm spacers.
  • RAD Extended Wheel Locks allow for proper thread engagement. Using hardware that is too short can cause failure of lug bolts.
  • RAD Extended Wheel Locks are all made in Germany and Dacromet coated for protection against the natural elements.
  • 100% Quality inspection before delivery.
  • Extensive selection of unique wheel keys in multiple sizes, which makes it much more difficult to defeat compared to "one-size-fits-all" solutions from other manufactures.
  • Sold in sets of 4, RAD Extended Wheel Locks can provide protection for all of the wheels on your car.
  • NOTE: These are available in M12x1.5 thread pitch only and will not fit 2012+ BMW F30 3-Series, 2011+ BMW F10 5-Series & M5, 2012+ BMW F13 6-Series & M6, or 2009+ BMW F01 7-Series as these vehicles have use M14x1.25 thread pitch.

Please contact us if you have any questions!

David@ApexRaceParts 05-12-2014 07:31 PM

Swap wheels a lot? Make it easier by doing a stud conversion.

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75mm stud conversion kit with black lug nuts

We've got plenty of kits in stock for the 75mm stud lengths, so feel free to give us a call if you need to order a set.

David@ApexRaceParts 05-16-2014 06:14 PM

90mm studs are back in stock, feel free to order them through our site here.

APEXraceparts 06-16-2014 04:31 PM

Here's another shot of an E46 M3 with our stud conversion kit at Bimmerfest 2013:

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Please let us know if you have any questions!

APEXraceparts 06-17-2014 05:25 PM

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Stud kits make changing wheels much quicker and can give your E46 that race-inspired look that it deserves.
We have 75mm and 90mm kits available with lug nuts and an optional install kit!
Feel free to contact us and we'd love to help you out.

APEXraceparts 06-20-2014 06:09 PM

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Stud kits make changing wheels much quicker and can give your E46 that race-inspired look that it deserves.
We have 75mm and 90mm kits available with lug nuts and an optional install kit!
Feel free to contact us and we'd love to help you out.

APEXraceparts 06-24-2014 05:40 PM

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APEX black extended 75mm studs paired with 18x10 +25 ARC-8's. Contact us with any questions, we would be happy to walk you through the APEX hardware available for your BMW!

APEXraceparts 06-25-2014 06:15 PM

Switch up the look of your wheel setup by changing the color of your lug nuts (for those with a stud conversion kit) or lug bolts. We sell these items individually for your convenience!

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Please let us know if you have any questions and we'd be glad to help you out!


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