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    ►APEX |Redesigned and Reinforced Wheel Studs




    It's A Good Time To Upgrade Your Studs



    Redesigned APEX wheel studs feature an improved shoulder design to reduce stress risers and stud failure. 75mm and 90mm versions are available with a true bullet-nose race tip for faster wheel installs and a cleaner look, or with an easy to install hex head.


    What's New?



    The Bullet Nose
    Don't compromise on safety and quality to get the stud style you want. Most affordable wheel studs today only offer a hex head version. Saving a few minutes during the install is great, but most racers want a true bullet nose tip. We've brought back the bullet nose design and give you the option to pick your preference at no added cost.


    The Beefy Shoulder
    Typical wheel studs have no shoulder to seat with the hub. Those studs are cheaper and easier to produce, but can result in new threads being cut into the stud as they are tightened. APEX's new wheels studs were engineered with a beefy, tapered shoulder design, allowing for a consistent and flat surface to secure to the hub. This feature helps eliminate stress risers that can lead to stud failure in most other designs. This feature helps eliminate stress risers that can lead to stud failure in most other designs, and will serve as a visual indicator that your studs have been properly secured during the installation process.

    Lug Nuts Included
    No need to order hardware separately. All studs are finished in black, and lug nuts are available in either a black or silver finish.



    Studs vs. Standard Bolts



    Less Wear
    Wheel studs replace your OEM lug bolts by simply threading into your car's hub. Once installed they do not need to be removed when changing or removing wheels, which preserves the threads on your car's hubs. They also guarantee proper thread engagement, as you can see how many threads were engaged during install.

    Less Time
    No more time spent trying to line up lug holes while holding wheels up with your feet. Studs make it easy to slide the wheel on and leave it there while grabbing the hardware. Lug nuts easily slide on and off the end of the stud, and can be started by hand with little-to-no effort.

    Use Any Spacer
    All spacers require extended-length hardware to be used safely. With our extended-length studs, you are no longer required to buy a bucket full of various-length bolts for use with different size spacers. Our 75mm studs support up to 12mm spacers, and our 90mm studs support up to 25mm spacers.



    Available Sizes & Options




    75mm 5-Lug Stud Kits (20 Studs and 20 Lug Nuts) - Supports Up To 12mm Spacers

    90mm 5-Lug Stud Kits (20 Studs and 20 Lug Nuts) - Supports Up To 25mm Spacers




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    Ordering and Contact Information



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    • Shipping: All orders are shipped directly from us via UPS. Local pickup also available at our Livermore, CA Warehouse. (Map It)
    Last edited by Eddy@ApexRaceParts; 08-04-2017 at 02:28 PM.

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    Will the studs and lug nuts work with my wheels that have a tapered hole that is designed to accept the OEM lug bolt?

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    I see they will now never mind

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    All orders have been processed and shipped. We appreciate your support!

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    Any way to get these without lug nuts for cheaper? I have a set of 12x1.5 lugs already.

    Also any way to do 10 90mm and 10 75mm? I run wider spacers in the front but don't need them in the rear so having that much extra stud wouldn't be necessary. Basically I'd like 10 75mm studs and 10 90mm studs. Let me know if that's possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pDubs View Post
    Any way to get these without lug nuts for cheaper? I have a set of 12x1.5 lugs already.

    Also any way to do 10 90mm and 10 75mm? I run wider spacers in the front but don't need them in the rear so having that much extra stud wouldn't be necessary. Basically I'd like 10 75mm studs and 10 90mm studs. Let me know if that's possible.
    You can surely order the studs individually by calling us at 925.245.0773. The 75mm studs are $4.99 a piece, while the 90mm studs are $5.99 a piece if you'd like to purchase them individually over the phone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikenyce View Post
    Will the studs and lug nuts work with my wheels that have a tapered hole that is designed to accept the OEM lug bolt?
    Absolutely, our lug nuts are cone shaped and tapered just like the OEM Lug Bolts for 100% OEM compatibility.
    Last edited by Eddy@ApexRaceParts; 11-07-2014 at 04:55 PM.

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    How often do you guys recommend replacing wheel studs on a daily driver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pDubs View Post
    How often do you guys recommend replacing wheel studs on a daily driver?
    We would recommend everyone to swap out studs annually whether it is daily driven or track driven.

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    Do you recommend new wheel bolts annually as well? Obviously it wouldn't hurt but I'm just curious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pDubs View Post
    Do you recommend new wheel bolts annually as well? Obviously it wouldn't hurt but I'm just curious.
    We usually recommend all hardware to be replaced annually if the car sees performance use, whether they are wheel bolts or studs.

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    ***wheel stud noob disclaimer***

    Is there any reason wheel studs would be less reliable or safe than OEM wheel bolts for a daily driver?

    and is there any type of locking lug nut for the wheel studs?

    would you torque the lug nuts to the same spec as wheel bolts?

    I've seen videos of a few cars with what im assuming are the wheel studs failing or maybe the lug nuts backed off? but how common is something like this? I've always been concerned about running wheel studs because of a potential failure. do they really have to be changed each year? but wheel bolts are fine?

    is there any advantage to them on a street car other than easier mounting, spacers, appearance?

    Sorry for noobness..
    Last edited by ColdshotM3; 12-05-2014 at 01:01 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ColdshotM3 View Post
    ***wheel stud noob disclaimer***

    Is there any reason wheel studs would be less reliable or safe than OEM wheel bolts for a daily driver?

    and is there any type of locking lug nut for the wheel studs?

    would you torque the lug nuts to the same spec as wheel bolts?

    I've seen videos of a few cars with what im assuming are the wheel studs failing or maybe the lug nuts backed off? but how common is something like this? I've always been concerned about running wheel studs because of a potential failure. do they really have to be changed each year? but wheel bolts are fine?

    is there any advantage to them on a street car other than easier mounting, spacers, appearance?

    Sorry for noobness..
    Wheel studs are equally as reliable as the OEM wheel lug bolts for a daily driver as well as it is torqued properly and replaced annually as a consumable. There are open ended locking nuts out on the market, though we do not have any ourselves. You are correct that the lug nuts would be torqued to the same 88 ft-lbs as the OEM wheel lug bolts. Studs that have failed are usually due to age where the metal has stretched and fatigued over the exposure of heat over time, which is why we recommend an annual replacement, and does not happen often. Lug nuts that have failed are usually over-torqued or under-torqued. You named the advantages of the studs in your last sentence, it makes for easier swapping of wheels, easy to change out spacer sizes, and many prefer the performance look of studs.

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    Any group buys happening soon? Do you have the option of purchasing both 75 and 90mm studs/nuts (5 of each) on your website?
    Last edited by Eurospec; 03-12-2015 at 01:38 AM.

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    We recently wrapped up our 18" and 19" group buys however we have not had a group buy for wheel hardware at this point. Although our website still has all stud kits available, our recent changes to the website includes support, for all of our stud kit options, from 4-lug to 5-lug, 75mm and 90mm and black lug nuts or silver. Each kit qaulifies for free shipping in the lower 48 states of the U.S.

    Written by Kyle on behalf of Eddy P.
    Last edited by Eddy@ApexRaceParts; 04-08-2015 at 12:39 PM.

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    For those of you with a Hex Head stud kit, this video will show you just how to install your stud kit.

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    For those of you with a Hex Head stud kit, this video will show you just how to install your stud kit.

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    Hey Eddy, how much for just the 90mm bullet studs (5 lug)? I already have a nice set of open-end Muteki lug nuts. I'd like to upgrade to your studs from my current Turner 90mm all-thread studs (no nose).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chase R View Post
    Hey Eddy, how much for just the 90mm bullet studs (5 lug)? I already have a nice set of open-end Muteki lug nuts. I'd like to upgrade to your studs from my current Turner 90mm all-thread studs (no nose).
    The 90mm studs are $5.99/ piece, so a set of 20 studs would come out to be $119.80 + shipping. You can purchase the studs here.

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    For any questions on just how tough our studs are, shoot us a PM or email us today!


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    For any questions feel free to contact us!

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    We have stud conversion kits available in both the 90mm and 75mm lengths. Feel free to contact us via phone or email with any questions!

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    Give us a call or email to order, or if you have any questions regarding fitment, spacers, or clearances.


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    Questions about the benefits of using studs vs. regular bolts? Give us a call or PM and we'll get you the info you need.


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