About Craig Daugherty

Craig Daugherty is a writer and BMW enthusiast from Nashville, TN. His writing focuses primarily on performance tuning, DIY articles, and automotive history.

Best Visual Upgrades For Your BMW E92 M3

With the prices of E92 M3s finally dropping to affordable levels, they are quickly becoming one of the best performance bargains on the market. The S65 V8 produces an astonishing amount of power even in stock form and the chassis is well balanced for impressive handling characteristics. A luxurious interior paired with an optional manual [...]

2020-07-02T12:28:16-04:00July 2nd, 2020|BMW|Comments Off on Best Visual Upgrades For Your BMW E92 M3

ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Modifying cars is more than just our hobby, it’s our lifestyle. It is a form of expression we use to show our passion and enthusiasm, for the path we have chosen in life. The problem is, this form of art is more involved than just learning how to put ink on paper. It combines mechanical [...]

2020-07-01T15:25:22-04:00July 1st, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, Engine, Exhaust, Performance, Software, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Audi B7 A4 2.0T Luft-Technik Install DIY

The B7 A4 has plenty of potential to graduate from its luxury commuter status to that of a more performance oriented daily driver. It does have a few drawbacks we have covered in a previous article about the common problems B7 A4 owners can expect, but today's DIY helps tackle some of those while also [...]

2020-06-30T12:01:16-04:00June 30th, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on Audi B7 A4 2.0T Luft-Technik Install DIY

Fixing The Common Problems With Your Audi B7 A4 2.0T

Recently, we spoke about how to add over 100 hp to your Audi B7 A4. Today, we’re going to ensure it stands the test of time and holds up under all that pressure. While it is a fantastic platform, the 2.0T longitudinal engine in the B7 A4 has some shortcomings. Fortunately, those drawbacks are well-documented [...]

2020-06-23T13:38:09-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on Fixing The Common Problems With Your Audi B7 A4 2.0T

Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

There are nearly infinite avenues to explore in the world of cars. One that has become particularly fascinating as it has evolved is the stance movement. It involves taking a car and focusing on building the cleanest execution possible, fitting rare wheels built to insane specs, and giving the suspension necessary modifications to emulate concept [...]

2020-06-30T10:51:21-04:00June 19th, 2020|Mercedes-Benz|Comments Off on Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

Slammedenuff Nashville Event Coverage

Whatever your position on stay at home orders might be, the simple fact is we are all ready to return our lives to some measure of normality. We have missed many of our favorite car shows, events, track days, and even simple nights out for dinner thanks to national lockdowns. Fortunately, as the country begins [...]

2020-06-19T10:01:20-04:00June 18th, 2020|BMW, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz, Project Cars, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Slammedenuff Nashville Event Coverage

How To Add Over 100HP To Your Audi B7 A4 2.0T

The Audi B7 A4 is a luxury sedan with tons of potential for making power well beyond what Audi could have imagined from the 2.0T platform. We’re here to help you unlock that power as quickly and effectively as possible, all without costing more than a used B7 does these days. That last point is [...]

2020-06-16T16:10:37-04:00June 16th, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on How To Add Over 100HP To Your Audi B7 A4 2.0T

Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Being a car enthusiast is much bigger than simply loving a material object. It is about experiences, good or bad, about learning, and most importantly, about the community with which you surround yourself. The friends you make, the shared passion between them, and the growth you experience together are who add depth to an otherwise [...]

2020-06-16T13:46:33-04:00June 16th, 2020|ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Whether you just purchased your first car or have decided to start modifying your daily driver, you have an overwhelming sea of questions laid out in front of you. What upgrades do you pick? What brands can you trust? How much is this going to cost? Will any of it make a difference? Even if [...]

2020-06-10T13:42:13-04:00June 10th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Buying Guide, Carbon Fiber, Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Best Upgrades For Your Audi B7 A4

The B7 A4, produced from 2005 until 2008, is still modern enough to remain relevant on the road but is certainly beginning to show it’s age. As prices drop and these executive sedans become available, picking one up and turning it into something contemporary, striking, and stylish is within reach for any budget. If you [...]

2020-06-09T14:35:13-04:00June 9th, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on Best Upgrades For Your Audi B7 A4