ECS Performance Baffled Oil Catch Can Installation Guide

Introduction: Our ECS Tuning Performance Baffled Oil Catch Cans and Brackets offer the following features: • Constructed of strong and lightweight 6061-T6 billet aluminum • Black anodized for corrosion resistance • In-house designed by ECS Tuning Engineers • Catch cans available with either an 8 ounce or 6-ounce reservoir • Bracket kit Includes three different [...]

June 19th, 2017|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Engine, MINI, Performance, Volkswagen|0 Comments

Audi B9 A4 2.0T ECS Boost Tap Installation Throttle Body Boost Tap Installation

Introduction: Modern Engines are required to operate with high efficiency and low emissions. It’s because of these strict regulations that the intake, exhaust, and crankcase ventilation systems are designed to work together, instead of being completely different systems. Vacuum hoses are almost a thing of the past, especially any that you can actually get to, [...]

June 19th, 2017|Audi, DIYs, Engine|0 Comments

Oil Change Fundamentals, Tools, and Procedures

Introduction: The most essential of vehicle services, the oil change, sometimes raises the most questions. Most of us relate oil with lubrication, and it’s true that lubrication is its primary function, but it does a lot more than you think. There are many questions and theories about what type of oil to use and how [...]

New Product: VW MK4 1.8T ECS Tuning “HeatShield” Turbo Blanket

Introduction: Part Number: ES#3191385 Maximize efficiency, reduce turbo lag and keep underhood temps down! That's exactly what you'll get with our in-house developed  ECS Tuning "HeatShield" Turbo Blanket! Made specifically for the transverse 1.8T K03 and K04 OEM-based turbochargers, this blanket fits like a glove! The sole purpose of insulating the turbine housing (exhaust driven impeller) of your [...]

Vanos Solenoid Valve Installation

Introduction: Part Number: ES#205462 Installation: There are 4 Torx-30 screws securing the engine cover in place. Three are easily accessible, with the rear left screw requiring some finesse to remove. It is not necessary to fully remove the screws from the recesses in order to lift the engine cover out of the engine bay. Depending [...]

June 6th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Engine|1 Comment

BMW E9X ECS Performance Air Scoop Installation Instructions

Introduction: The ECS Tuning Performance Air Scoop Kit for your BMW E9X offers the following features and benefits: • Direct bolt-on installation, no additional hardware is required • Significantly better air flow into the engine compartment • More air flow = more performance • High quality and durable finish, available in Red or Black • [...]

June 1st, 2017|BMW, Body & Exterior, Engine, Intake|0 Comments

VW MK7 Golf / Audi 8V A3 FWD and 4 Motion ECS Street Shield Skid Plate Installation

Introduction: Today we’re going to install our new Street Shield Skid Plate on our MK7 Volkswagen GTI. The fit and instructions are the same for the Audi 8V A3, and it fits FWD and 4-Motion models as well. This only requires a few basic tools, and will only take about 30 minutes of your time. [...]

June 1st, 2017|Audi, Body & Exterior, DIYs, Engine, Volkswagen|0 Comments

BMW E46 M3 – ECS Tuning Silicone Radiator Hose Kit Installation

Introduction: The ECS Tuning Silicone Radiator Hose Kit offers the following features: • 3-ply black silicone upper and lower radiator hoses • Brand new OE style hose connectors • Brand new 304 stainless steel hose clamps • Longer service life compared to OE hoses • Higher resistance to breaking down and softening • Peace of [...]

May 31st, 2017|BMW, Engine|0 Comments