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APEX 18” Porsche Wheel Group Buy

Save up to $300 OFF a set + Free Shipping in the Continental U.S.

Back by popular demand, we are happy to announce our mid-season community Group Buy. We developed the 18” SM-10 Porsche wheel line a couple of years ago to meet the diverse needs of the Porsche performance driving community. The SM-10 wheel design offers new and exciting aesthetic and functional features that build on existing APEX principles: Strong, Lightweight, Affordable. Weight is reduced by CNC machining material out from the spokes to give an “I” beam design. To top it off, these wheels feature massive brake clearance which allows them to clear OEM 996 & 997 PCCBs and a variety of aftermarket big brake kits that many other 18” wheel manufacturers simply cannot accommodate.

This deal allows Porsche enthusiasts around the world to “Gang Up” for a chance to receive the largest discount offered on our 18” wheels. The more enthusiasts that pledge, the greater the discount will be. With the ability to set a required discount, there is no risk in signing up early, as orders will only be processed if we unlock your desired discount. With this site, you can configure your desired fitment and finish, and view accessories like tires, TPMS, color-matched metal valve stems and Porsche center-caps.

Be sure to sign up if you are interested in a functional and affordable wheel setup with a proven track record. Street, track or race, we’ve got you covered with a variety of chassis specific fitments.








Thinking about waiting to join until your discount is hit? Don’t do that!
We always recommend getting your pledge in as early as possible. The system in no way rewards watching the deal and joining late. The whole purpose of the pledge system is to allow you to join with confidence and security even within the first minute of the deal accepting payment. You’ll never have to pay more than you’re willing to - even if you’re the first participant. Pledging is risk-free!

How do I participate?
Visit the official Deal Dashboard on GangUp.com. From there, you can show your interest by joining our feeler list. You’ll receive an email reminder when the deal officially opens. When the deal is live and accepting payments, you can complete checkout and pay for your order from the same page. All product details, member participants, and discussions can be found on that Dashboard.

I want to know more about APEX wheels. Where can I learn more about them?
All APEX wheels are highly regarded and fully verified with official JWL and VIA certifications for every single size and offset. We created these wheels to inspire confidence during track days, race events, and everyday driving. Click here to learn everything about APEX wheels. The quality of information is worth your time!

What if I have some questions?
No problem! You can simply contact us by clicking “Message Vendor” on the deal page or via [email protected]. Please avoid sending us Private Messages as they do not automatically go into our ticketing system and will experience a delay for responses.

What’s different about our Group Buy?
Joining Group Buy deals via forums is traditionally a very manual process. Since our deals have grown so large over time, we are working with a new tool to organize these deals in a single, well-organized location. This deal is entirely managed on GangUp.com where you can pay, follow, and discuss the deal’s status.

Want to see how they look?















 

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Hi Everyone,

We are just over one week into the deal and off to a great start with 17 enthusiasts interested, 4 of which have already placed their official pledge. Share the deal with fellow Porschefiles to ensure we reach the maximum discount.
Also, check out a recent shoot we completed at the historic Lime Rock Park featuring our customers KMC built 987 3.8L Cayman. This is a well-sorted machine rolling on SM-10 wheels, and you don’t have to be a Cayman owner to enjoy this footage!



Visit the full APEX blog article for more images of this track beast, as well as details on the wheel and tire fitment and supporting modifications.

If you have any questions about fitments, deal configurations, shipping time, anything at all, feel free to reply here, PM us, or email us at [email protected].

This deal ends August 20th at 11:59 PM Pacific










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Solid progress happening, but we've still got some work to do! We are up to 22 interested enthusiasts, 7 of which have submitted their official pledge. Remember, you must submit your official pledge to get us there. Showing interest alone does not mean that you are actively participating.

Important Tips for Group Buy Success

1. You can’t get a group discount without forming a group

If your strategy is to wait until the group achieves its goal, then you’re not really a part of the group, are you? The act of pledging is what moves the needle towards your desired discount. If everybody waited, nothing would happen. If you haven’t already, then you should pledge now and let the site do its thing.

2. Pledging is conditional and risk-free

Compare a Group Buy to bidding on an eBay auction. Your eBay bid is void if you get outbid. With a Group Buy, your pledge is void if your discount isn’t reached. The whole point of both systems is that you can place your bid/pledge at any time, risk-free, and you’re not stuck paying more than you wanted.

3. We’ve already proven we can generate big savings for all

There are 22 of you already interested. It only takes 35 pledges to reach the max discount of $300 off + free shipping* and we have 13 days left to get more enthusiasts on board. If you pledge now, we will get there.

Fitment Questions?

As always, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. You can reply to the thread, send us a PM, or email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.




981 Cayman GTS

APEX SM-10 in Race Silver
Front: SM-10 18x9" ET46 - Yokohama Slicks
Rear: SM-10 18x10" ET36 - Yokohama Slicks
JRZ RS Pro coilovers
750# front springs/900# rear springs
-3º camber front /-2.5º camber rear
991 Carrera S front calipers w/ 350mm GiroDiscs
996TT rear calipers w/ 350mm GiroDiscs

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Hi Everyone,

We want to update everyone on the status of this deal. With 7 days left on the Group Buy clock there are currently 11 members officially pledged, and a total of 30 interested.

Please note that showing interest does not mean you are part of this deal. You must submit your pledge to guarantee your spot and have an impact on the discount tiers. We typically see a rush of buyers in the last week of every Group Buy, and with the ability to choose your own minimum required discount, there is no risk in pledging now. Your order will not be processed unless we reach your desired discount level. Get your pledge in today to secure your preferred finish and to move the needle towards unlocking the top discount tier.

Waiting until the last minute significantly hinders our ability to unlock the upper discount tiers, and it only places you further down the fulfillment list once the Group Buy orders are processed.

If you have any questions about fitments, deal configurations, shipping time, anything at all, feel free to message us directly, post within this thread, or simply send us an email to [email protected]. It’s great to have you on board.

This deal ends August 20th at 11:59 PM Pacific.

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It's Crunch Time!

We've got 30 interested Porsche enthusiasts, 10 of which have officially pledged. We can absolutely achieve the top discount tier of $300 off + free shipping*, but it requires your immediate participation to make it happen. Prior to kicking off your weekend, take a moment to submit your official pledge. If everyone waits until the last minute, the deal will certainly collapse. With the ability to set your minimum discount requirement, there is no risk in pledging now.

Here is a little inspiration for y'all in the form of a raw and unfiltered 997.1 GT3RS equipped with some APEX 18" SM-10 wheels. The shoot took place in our backyard, at the historic WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.











If you have any questions about fitments, deal configurations, shipping time, anything at all, feel free to post here, PM us, or email us at [email protected].

The Group Buy closes on Tuesday, 8/20 at 11:59 PM Pacific.
 

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Hi Everyone,

We have just over 24 hours left on the Group Buy clock and with 31 interested enthusiasts, 12 of which officially pledged to the deal, we haven't experienced much movement since last Friday. As the previous updates mentioned, there is no risk in pledging. If you genuinely want a set of 18" SM-10 wheels for your Porsche at a substantial discount, pledge now and let the GangUp site work its magic.

Reply to this thread, PM us, or send us an email to [email protected] if you have any hesitations about joining the deal. We are here to answer any fitment or chassis setup questions that you may have, or further explain how the GangUp deal works.


Check out our latest customer feature:

997.2 C4S AT SONOMA RACEWAY FEATURING APEX 18" SM-10 WHEELS

WHEEL & TIRE SETUP
Front:
– APEX SM-10 18x8.5" ET42 in Anthracite
– 245/40-18 Nitto NT01 Tires
Rear:
– APEX SM-10 18x11" ET36 in Anthracite
– 305/35-18 Nitto NT01 Tires













This deal ends Tuesday, August 20th at 11:59 PM Pacific.

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Hi Everyone, we have an important update that we think you’ll appreciate.

We recently found a minor glitch with the GangUp site where the green submission button states “Configure Deal” even after you have configured your order and interest has been submitted. After you submit your interest, the button should have automatically changed to “Pledge Now”.

GangUp is working on a fix, but it may be a few days before that is resolved. Remember, unless you have submitted your payment information, your official pledge is not finalized. We currently have 35 interested enthusiasts, 17 of which have officially pledged. This is enough interest to unlock the max discount tier, as long as those interested come back to the deal to officially pledge.

If you have only submitted interest and want to guarantee your spot in this deal, we recommend the following steps to finalize your pledge:

Step 1: Log into your GangUp account
Step 2: Click on “Deals”
Step 3: Click the “Configure Deal” button
Step 4: Review your order configuration once again and press the “submit pledge” button
Step 5: Submit your payment information
You’re now officially pledged!

Due to the glitch, we are going to extend the deal until this Thursday, August 22nd at 11:59 PM Pacific. We apologize if this issue caused any confusion, but the extra time on the clock should be favorable to all. This extension will not change the fulfillment timeframe presented in the deal. Let's close this out strong!

Thank you.


 

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Final Hours!

This Porsche deal ends tonight at 11:59 PM Pacific. We currently have a total of 35 interested enthusiasts, 17 of which are officially pledged. That leaves 18 interested Porschefiles watching the deal from the sidelines. With your pledges, this deal can become a success for all, but without them, the deal will collapse. We are also accepting any newcomers discovering this deal for the first time.

If you are interested in a set of 18" SM-10 wheels for your Porsche, pledge now and let's finish strong. The earlier we create momentum going into the final hours of the deal, the easier it is to unlock the upper discount tiers. I know we sound like a broken record, but keep in mind the GangUp site allows you to select your minimum discount requirement. If the gang does not achieve your minimum required discount, you have no obligation to buy. There is no risk, and you have nothing to lose.

Send us a PM, reply within this thread, or send an email [email protected] if you have any hesitations about joining the deal. We are here throughout these final hours to answer any fitment or chassis setup questions that you may have.





 
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