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    ► APEX | Winter Wheels & Tires Group Buy - Up to $200 OFF + Free Shipping



    This deal has now closed. Thank you all for your participation!
    Last edited by Eddy@ApexRaceParts; 11-05-2018 at 05:09 PM.

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    We wanted to clarify an error that was just found on this deal. When this deal was initially launched, the estimated ship date was listed as December 2018. That date was incorrect and has since been updated. The actual ship date for these winter wheels and tires is early November 2018. We hope to have most wheels delivered before the grunt of winter begins.

    If you have any Group Buy related questions feel free to message us directly through the “Message Vendor” feature here, or send us an email to groupbuys@apexraceparts.com.

    This Group Buy closes at midnight, October 29th (PST).

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    WHY YOU MAY NEED APEX WHEELS FOR YOUR WINTER SETUP

    You can find a cheap winter wheel & tire setup at any local or online wheel shop, but enthusiasts that choose APEX require more than a cheap wheel. APEX wheels are an affordable option for track cars that require a wheel that clears the performance brake kits that other winter wheels cannot. This is why we have put together a Winter Wheel & Tire Group Buy that pairs our EC-7 wheel with some of the industries most popular winter tires. If you are in the market for a winter setup, join the group buy before it ends on October 26th.

    The winter season is almost here and once the snow starts to fall, we want you to be prepared. Rain, snow, ice and other inclement conditions can mean extremely treacherous roads. You will want to ensure that your car is equipped with a set of tires and wheels that are up to the task. For a select few enthusiasts, winter means tucking away your pride and joy and bringing it back out when the weather improves. For others, it means strapping on a set of winter wheels with chunky winter tires. Our goal at APEX is to provide a much more aesthetically pleasing yet cost-effective solution to this exact winter dilemma.



    Benefits of a Winter Wheel Setup

    The main reason that many enthusiasts opt for a winter setup is to preserve their “nicer” summer wheels. Often times, this summer setup is paired with a performance tire that will struggle in slippery conditions. Many individuals also want to protect their summer wheel from the abuse of driving during the winter months. Our solution allows for the abuse to be taken by a more cost effective set of wheels and tires. Some enthusiasts often go as far as swapping out big brake kits because their winter wheels will not clear the larger, higher performance brakes. Our 18” EC-7 wheels can clear most big brake kits, including certain 380mm offerings.

    Owning a dedicated set of winter wheels will allow you the flexibility to swap between your summer setup and your winter setup at your own convenience. You will no longer need to schedule time-consuming service appointments to have tires swapped and risk damaging your beautiful summer setup because of a lazy or inexperienced tire installer. Another added benefit of a dedicated winter setup is the ability to run a true winter tire, as opposed to an “all-season” tire. All-season tires suffer in both summer and winter conditions because they are designed to be a “Jack-of-all-trades” tire with average performance across a wide array of conditions. Using a true winter tire will give you much better traction in inclement conditions, and increase your safety.



    Tires Designed For Inclement Weather

    Winter tires are made from a softer rubber compound that remains flexible as temperatures drop. This compound allows the tire to conform better to road conditions, giving you better traction. Another feature unique to winter tires are tread patterns with wider grooves which enhance traction on snow and ice. These treads provide channels to drain water and expel snow much quicker than your typical all-season tire. Typically, they also feature small slits in the tread that cut through water and slush. These slits help to avoid hydroplaning and offer improved grip in tricky conditions. Winter tires can offer a traction increase of over 50 percent when compared to an all-season tire. This traction increase can very well be the deciding factor during that emergency stop to avoid an accident in slippery conditions.

    When shopping for winter wheels and tires, a different approach must be taken in terms of tire width. Wider winter wheels and tires are not better. Winter wheels are much more effective when they can cut through snow and ice. A wider tread will distribute the weight of your car across the surface of the road. While this is beneficial to stability and handling on a dry road, it can have serious consequences when the road surface is covered in layers of snow and ice. Winter tire traction all stems from how well it can cut through the slush and reach the road surface below. A narrow tire is the key to that equation.

    When installing winter tires, a matching set of four tires will help maintain balanced and controlled handling in winter driving conditions. Simply opting for two winter tires on a vehicle creates a traction mismatch that can have serious consequences for both you and your passengers. Only fitting winter tires on the front will result in an extremely unstable rear end. This will make the car much more likely to oversteer while braking or cornering. By only fitting winter tires on the rear, your car will have limited traction up front and not respond as quickly when turning the steering wheel. It will simply continue straight ahead, which is also referred to as understeer. Both of these situations can be very dangerous, and we highly recommend using a full set of winter tires.

    When you are driving your pride and joy during the middle of a snow storm, would you feel comfortable with average performance or would you prefer something that was designed with the harshest conditions in mind?

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    Update 10/25:

    There are 4 days left to get in on this deal and save up to $200 (and get free shipping in the US) on a winter wheel & tire package.

    However, we need more participation for this deal to work. If you have already pledged, please share the link in as many places as possible in order to help increase participation, which will in turn increase your discount.

    As always, please reach out to us with any questions and we'll always be happy to help.

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    Update 10/26

    To supercharge this deal we’re making a huge alteration that you’ll appreciate. We lowered the participation requirements for the top two discount tiers. We now only 6 more pledges to reach the maximum discount of $200 off + free shipping*, and with the current level of interest this should easily be achieved.

    $150 Off + Free shipping* now only requires 15 buyers (formally 20)

    $200 Off + Free shipping* now only requires 20 buyers (formally 30)

    We have also extended the Group Buy for an additional 48 hours, now closing at midnight, October 31st (PDT). The original ship date will NOT be affected by this extension, and we still plan to have wheels shipped out early November.

    If you have not yet submitted your official pledge, and are interested in a winter wheel & tire setup, please do so now to get this deal across the finish line with the best discount possible.

    This Group Buy now closes at midnight, October 31st (PDT).

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    We have just over two days left on the clock, and the deal is only 1 pledge away from unlocking $150 off + free shipping* discount tier, and just 5 pledges away from hitting the maximum discount of $200 off + free shipping*. As a reminder, we significantly reduced the participation requirements to make the top discount tiers much easier to reach, but we need your participation to get there!

    $150 Off + Free shipping* now only requires 15 buyers (formally 20)

    $200 Off + Free shipping* now only requires 20 buyers (formally 30)

    With the ability to pick your minimum discount, there is no risk. If we do not achieve your desired discount, your order will simply be cancelled.

    If you have submitted your pledge, keep in mind the more you share this deal with your fellow enthusiasts and friends who may be interested in a winter setup, the more likely you are to reach the maximum discount.

    This Group Buy closes at midnight, October 31st (PDT).

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    Update 10/31/2018

    We have just under 10 hours left on the clock, and we are so close to reaching the max discount tier of $200 off + free US shipping. If you have not yet submitted your official pledge, and need winter wheels & tires for the upcoming winter months, this is your opportunity to get a robust set of EC-7 wheels that are sure to stand up to harsh winter conditions and clear your brakes at a significant discount.

    We’ve already officially reached the discount tier of $150 off plus free shipping* which will be guaranteed with your purchase. However, if just 3 more pledges come through, the maximum discount of $200 + free US shipping will be unlocked.

    The Group Buy locks tonight at midnight (PDT).

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    Update 11/5/2018

    Thank you everyone for your participation in our Winter Group Buy. Your participation was crucial in getting this deal to the maximum discount. Now that the Group Buy has officially closed, a confirmation email has been sent out with your order details specifying which size, finish and tire choice you will receive. We are on track to have your wheel & tire package shipped out this week and you will receive an email with a tracking number shortly thereafter.

    Once you have mounted up your new winter wheel & tire setups, be sure to share some photos of the final results by emailing groupbuys@apexraceparts.com, or by tagging @apexraceparts on Instagram. If you have any questions regarding your order, feel free to message us directly and we would be happy to assist.

    Thank you again for your participation, and on behalf of the entire APEX team, we wish you Happy Holidays.

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