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      07-31-2018, 06:08 PM   #1
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► GT Performance's M4 Clubsport with 18″ APEX EC-7 Wheels



GT PERFORMANCE’S M4 CLUBSPORT WITH 18″ EC-7 WHEELS

For most enthusiasts, our common 18×10″ ET25 front, 18×11″ ET44 rear staggered fitment is most effective for both street and track duty BMW F8X chassis. Nicolas from GT Performance wanted a more aggressive race fitment for the front of the M4 Clubsport, running our 18×11″ ET25 wheel to fit 305s on all corners to maximize grip. After analyzing suspension type, ride height and tire brand it was determined a 12.5mm spacer up front was required to clear the Nitron NTR R3 suspension. The front setup also required -3.5 degrees of camber to clear the front fenders. The end result, one of the most aggressive M4 fitments we’ve come across. Nicolas confirms the aggressive fitment is perfect and the car handled exceptionally at a recent track day at Dijon-Prenois Circuit.

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APEX Wheel & Tire Setup
  • Front: 18×11″ ET25 EC-7 Wheels in Satin Black
  • Rear: 18×11″ ET44 EC-7 Wheels in Satin Black
  • Tires: 305/660/18 Pirelli Slicks
  • APEX 12.5mm spacer up front

Chassis Modifications
  • Nitron NTR R3 Suspension Kit
  • -3.5° camber up front
  • Rear Arm Fall Line
  • Camber Rear Kit Fall Line
  • Ap Racing Pro 5000 Front Brake Kit
  • Wing Carbone Type GT4
  • Side Carbone Skirt
  • Front Carbone Aero Lip

Interior
  • Recaro Pole Position Seat
  • Removed Back Seats

Engine
  • JB4 + GTS soft (gearbox/differential/engine)
  • Custom GT Performance Charge Pipe
  • Custom GT Performance Decat Pipe Exhaust
  • Custom GT Performance Catback

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      08-01-2018, 07:01 PM   #2
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Wow that looks all business. Pretty impressive going 305’s all the way around. Nicely done!
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      08-02-2018, 01:58 AM   #3
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      08-26-2018, 02:01 PM   #4
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That thing looks incredible!!!
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      08-26-2018, 09:58 PM   #5
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      08-30-2018, 04:05 AM   #6
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hell yes. I am floored the AP's could fit with 18's. Was there any doubt/struggle? Amazing looking rig
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      08-31-2018, 12:33 PM   #7
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      08-31-2018, 12:42 PM   #8
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Nice, always love fat tire setups.
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      08-31-2018, 12:43 PM   #9
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Handles on rails I'm sure. Bet it's loud as heck!
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      08-31-2018, 12:45 PM   #10
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Like the Black rims, and the yellow graphic on the Perelli tires looks really cool. Nice color combo, it looks sharp
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      08-31-2018, 12:45 PM   #11
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out of sheer interest - is having a square set up better for grip than having a staggered setup?

if so, why do manufacturers (bmw too) offer staggered from the factory rather than having a square set up?
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      08-31-2018, 12:48 PM   #12
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Excellent work. She's gorgeous, and looks ready to seek and destroy!

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out of sheer interest - is having a square set up better for grip than having a staggered setup?

if so, why do manufacturers (bmw too) offer staggered from the factory rather than having a square set up?
Depends on the car, the driver, and track type.

Some prefer staggered over square, but just going from stock staggered to square reduces some understeer, all other components (suspension, camber, etc.) being equal.

https://www.tirebuyer.com/education/...e-wheel-setups
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Serious business.. I'm sure the et 25 up front helps clear the brakes. This probably turns in like a boss
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      08-31-2018, 01:29 PM   #16
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Serious business is an understatement of the decade. Incredible.

Would love to learn more about AP Racing Pro 5000 Front Brake Kit: specs, price.
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      08-31-2018, 01:37 PM   #17
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Looks amazing! LOVE the wheel setup
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      08-31-2018, 01:45 PM   #18
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This is amazing, great photos!
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Any track clips with this beast?
Performance figures (power and torque) after the upgrades?
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      08-31-2018, 02:40 PM   #20
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G..... that looks very aggressive... 305 on front
There is a lot mass up front. No understeer. Lol
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      08-31-2018, 03:16 PM   #22
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Basically suspension, brakes, wheels/tires, seats....software (and small bits to support the extra power).

Looks great, i usually find the M4 big and long, this one looks really good actually, some interior shots would be nice.
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