APEX 19" EC-7 Mustang Wheels

APEX 19" EC-7 Mustang Wheels

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Introduction

Inspired by hundreds of surveys taken by Mustang enthusiasts, our next mission is to deliver 19" EC-7 Mustang wheels in a variety of proven widths and offsets to the community. This initial launch will encompass wheels that can be used for both staggered and rotatable square fitments, providing S197 and S550 enthusiasts alike with lightweight, flow formed solutions to meet your specific needs. All four wheels listed below will offer massive brake clearance, effectively clearing a variety of aftermarket BBK's as well as popular factory BBK’s like the S197 14" and 15" GT500 Brembo kits, S550 Performance Package Brembo kit, and even the S550 GT350 BBK!

We have mapped out a number of fitment iterations below, from wheel and tire configurations down to respective tire availability in various compounds. Whether you are enjoying your machine on the street or as a weekend track warrior, we've got you covered! Be sure to consult with one of our fitment experts today if you have questions about wheel and tire fitment, or brake clearance.

Important Dates & Details
Group Buy Milestones
Payment Stage Opens Payment Stage Closes Ships By
4/25/2017 12:00AM PST 5/2/2017 11:59PM PST Late July 2017
EC-7 Finishes
Race Silver Anthracite Satin Black
EC-7 Specifications
Diameter Face Profile Bolt Pattern Center Bore
19" 2 5x4.5" (5x114.3mm) 2.775" (70.5mm)
EC-7 Sizes, Offsets & Possible Finishes
Width Offset Backspacing Weight Possible Finishes MSRP
9.5" +35mm (ET35) 6.63" 23.55 lbs $369
10.0" +40mm (ET40) 7.07" 24.0 lbs $379
10.5" +46mm (ET46) 7.64" ~24.5 lbs $399
11.0" +52mm (ET52) 8.05" ~24.5 lbs $429
EC-7 19x9.5" ET35   EC-7 19x10" ET40
Width 9.5"   Width 10.0"
Offset ET35   Offset ET40
Backspacing 6.63"   Backspacing 7.07"
Weight 23.55 lbs   Weight 24.0 lbs
Possible Finishes   Possible Finishes
MSRP $369   MSRP $379
 
EC-7 19x10.5" ET46   EC-7 19x11" ET52
Width 10.5"   Width 11.0"
Offset ET46   Offset ET52
Backspacing 7.64"   Backspacing 8.05"
Weight ~24.5 lbs   Weight ~24.5 lbs
Possible Finishes   Possible Finishes
MSRP $399   MSRP $429
Fitment Information
Square Fitments

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Staggered Fitment

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On-Car Gallery
S550 Performance Pack on Stock Suspension with Race Silver EC-7 Wheels

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S550 stock
S550 Performance Pack on Stock Suspension with Anthracite EC-7 Wheels

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S550 Performance Pack on Stock Suspension with Satin Black EC-7 Wheels

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GT350 with EC-7 Wheels Shown in all Finishes

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Anthracite Race Silver Satin Black
EC-7 Design

Fit Matters
The right solution for every application

An optimized car setup begins with the right wheel and tire fitment, and without model-specific attention, maximum performance is compromised. These wheels are developed specifically for S197 and S550 chassis, and will work in either square or staggered applications.

Brake Clearance - Spokes
Spokes that work for you

If the spokes of a wheel don't clear your brake calipers, then the wheel can’t be used at all. We made sure this wheel properly clears both standard and big brake kits offered by Ford, plus popular aftermarket BBK’s when configured correctly. Keep in mind, some aggressive square fitments utilizing the 19x10.5”or 19x11” EC-7 wheels will require spacers on the front axle for proper inner strut clearance, and this will also ensure proper brake clearance.

They effectively clear a variety of aftermarket BBK’s as well as popular factory BBK’s like the S197 14” and 15” GT500 Brembo kits, S550 Performance Package Brembo kit, and even the S550 GT350 BBK!

Brake Clearance - Barrel
A lot of room in a tight space

Designing a wheel with spokes that clear a Big Brake Kit, is only half of the battle. The inside of the barrel needs to be large enough to physically fit large calipers and rotors. Be warned— not all wheels are made equal. The barrel of the EC-7 wheel offers unmatched caliper clearance because wheels shouldn’t limit your choice of aftermarket brake kits, and brake kits shouldn’t force you to run oversized wheels. We 2D modeled most Big Brake Kits available in Solidworks and tweaked the wheel design of the EC-7 prior to production in order to fit as many kits as possible. Contact us to confirm brake clearances for your specific application.

Face Profiles
One design, many levels of beauty

The EC-7 wheel is manufactured in three increasingly-concave face profiles; The shallowest face provides increased caliper clearance on narrow applications, while the deepest concave face reduces weight and creates a stunningly aggressive appearance on low offset and wide-width applications. This Mustang application utilizes our medium profile for the best balance between caliper clearance, concavity, and weight.

Spokes
More than just a pretty face

The curved spokes of the EC-7 serve many purposes, both in terms of form and function. The split "Y" spokes were carefully evaluated from every aspect to ensure light weight and remarkable strength. Their curved design increases brake calipers in almost every application, allowing the EC-7 to fit where the ARC-8 design simply cannot. The unique curvature of each face profile reduces center pad material as they are optimally selected for each unique width and offset. The lack of a deep front lip and spokes that connect directly to the barrel's lip, producing a rigid wheel with even load distribution.

Hub Center
Form follows function

Race wheels can't just be light, they need to function in a high performance environment. Unlike the narrow lug recesses of most other wheels, the EC-7 wheel features bored-out lug recesses that easily accommodate over-sized race lugs and beefy impact sockets. We don’t force you to compromise with narrow aftermarket tuner nuts and sockets. This allows for quick and easy wheel changes and prevents chips and scratches from tools.

Hub Centric
No rings or adapters here

All APEX EC-7 wheels are purpose built for select vehicle applications, and centering rings are never required for any Mustang S197 or S550 application. All 5x114.3mm bolt pattern wheels feature a direct-fit, 70.5mm center bore.

Center Cap
A factory fit and finish

We don't reuse one cap design for all of our wheels. Every EC-7 wheel is designed to work with factory center caps. You can easily replace APEX center caps with OEM Ford center caps for a clean factory look. The EC-7 wheels will ship with our Gloss Black center cap that mimics the size and shape of a Ford factory center cap.

Wheel Hardware
Original or Aftermarket, it all works

The EC-7 wheel can be used with all OEM and aftermarket mounting hardware with a 60° tapered seat. Lug bolts, wheel locks, and stud conversion kits all work perfectly. The EC-7 wheel also accepts wheel spacers without issue. The shallow rear chamfer allows the wheel to remain hub centric even when 5mm flat spacers are used. The chamfer is deep enough to clear the chamfered lip found on some aftermarket spacers that would typically cause improper seating of the wheel and, therefore, wheel vibration.

TPMS Sensors
They all fit

TPMS sensors, which monitor tire pressure, are one piece of technology that can't be compromised. The attention to OEM compatibility on the EC-7 wheel doesn't end with center caps. All APEX wheels accept OEM and aftermarket equivalent TPMS sensors, and any standard sized metal or rubber valve stem.

EC-7 Manufacturing

Flow Forming
Benefits of forging, without the pain

All APEX wheels, including the EC-7 wheel, are produced using the Flow-Forming technique. This process significantly reduces weight in the barrel, which has the greatest impact on rotational mass. During the manufacturing process, rollers apply high pressure to the inner barrel, compressing the aluminum into it's final shape. This effectively eliminates porosity and aligns the grain structure of the metal, which increases tensile strength. The end result of the Flow-Forming process is a lightweight and extremely strong barrel that equals that of a traditional forged wheel at a fraction of the cost.

Testing & Certifications
We break a lot of wheels

Computer simulated stress tests are no match for real world testing when designing a lightweight wheel that will see extreme loads. All APEX wheels are crush and load tested to exceed JWL standards and those results are independently tested in Japan by the 3rd party government agency known as the VIA. Countless wheel companies falsely claim they are tested and certified by the VIA, and so they lack the certificates to prove it. We test and certify each and every design, diameter, width, and offset, separately. We publicly list all our VIA registration numbers which are on file with the VIA for confirmation. Don't trust brands that claim testing, but can't provide verifiable registration numbers.

Weight & Strength Optimization
It’s all in the details

Various design features were implemented to ensure that the EC-7 wheel design was as light, but had even more strength to handle the abuses experienced in endurance racing. We began with a beefy, multi-spoke, one-piece design. We built and test this wheel with even higher load rating requirements. We added reliefs in the mounting pad to remove weight between lug holes, where we could safely save weight. The design was then run through Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to further optimize the spoke and barrel design. The result is a lightweight wheel with extra strength in all the right places. Use the EC-7 with confidence is over built for both street and track.

Finishes
Because being faster is just not enough

The EC-7 wheel is available in multiple finishes. All APEX wheels are finished using a comprehensive multi-stage liquid paint system over a powder coated base coat. Standard finishes include gloss-metallic finishes, and semi-gloss or matte finishes.

Often overlooked, painted or powder coated lug hole seats can cause hardware to loosen or begin the spread of paint chipping to more visible sections. The coating process of the EC-7 leaves lug holes, center bores and mounting pads untouched, which ensures proper fit and torque values.

Warranty
A wheel you can depend on

All APEX wheels are backed by a 2 year structural warranty and a 1 year finish warranty to the original. This warranty guarantees that all APEX wheels will be free from defects in materials, workmanship, and paint finish under normal and reasonable use.

Vendor Contact Information - APEX Race Parts

Have questions about this product? Contact the knowledgeable product experts at APEX Race Parts.

Updates

UPDATE: Apr 25, 2017

Have you been waiting on wheel weights?


We just updated our deal with some crucial info. Our EC-7 wheels weigh approximately 9 pounds less than the factory Performance Package wheels, and almost 7 pounds less than the factory GT350 wheels. You can go wider and still shed 7-9 pounds at each corner.

 

Wheel Weight Comparison
Wheel Size APEX EC-7 S550 Factory PP S550 Factory GT350
19x9.0" - 32.5 lbs -
19x9.5" 23.55 lbs 32.4 lbs -
19x10.0" 24 lbs - -
19x10.5" ~24.5 lbs - ~31 lbs
19x11.0" ~24.5 lbs - ~32 lbs

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WHEEL: EC-7

COLOR: Satin Black

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52

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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52


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WHEEL: EC-7

COLOR: Satin Black

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x9.5" ET35

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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x9.5" ET35


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WHEEL: EC-7

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Front Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52

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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52


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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52


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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x10.0" ET40


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COLOR: Satin Black

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x10.0" ET40

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COLOR: Satin Black

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52

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Rear Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52


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COLOR: Race Silver

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x10.0" ET40

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WHEEL: EC-7

COLOR: Satin Black

Front Wheel Fitment: 19x11.0" ET52

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