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.

ECS Tuning Visual Upgrades for your Audi or Volkswagen

Modding cars, especially European cars, is more than just throwing on a few parts willy-nilly. It requires forethought, planning, and a well-rounded approach to an end goal. A competent enthusiast will take elements from influences in their life, influences in motorsports, and a reflection of their own style to create something unique to them. With [...]

2019-12-03T15:57:22-05:00December 3rd, 2019|About, Audi, Carbon Fiber, Volkswagen|Comments Off on ECS Tuning Visual Upgrades for your Audi or Volkswagen

CYBER Monday Deals at ECS Tuning

CYBER Monday is the recent addition to the Black Friday madness that includes all the sweet deals, sometimes better deals, but leaves out the nastiness of going to a physical store and dealing with the public. Personally, I hate shopping at brick and mortar stores, even when there are deals. For one, you have to [...]

2019-12-02T12:57:28-05:00December 2nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on CYBER Monday Deals at ECS Tuning

The Best Deals This Year for Black Friday and Thanksgiving at ECS Tuning

Thanksgiving is a polarizing holiday. If you are excited about food, you are reminded of those who don’t have any. If you are thankful for family, you are again reminded of those who don’t have any to spend the day with around a table. If you are thankful for your freedom, you are reminded of [...]

2019-11-27T15:27:16-05:00November 27th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|2 Comments

Are Air-Cooled Porsche Prices Finally Returning to Normal?

In the last few years, the air-cooled market, specifically the air-cooled Porsche market, has exploded in value. While you could easily snag a 964 Carrera 2 in 2008 for under $25,000, by 2015, you’d be lucky to pick one up for under $50k. By 2018, these cars in decent shape were fetching six figures for [...]

2019-11-26T16:13:00-05:00November 26th, 2019|Porsche|Comments Off on Are Air-Cooled Porsche Prices Finally Returning to Normal?

The ECS Tuning Wheel and Tire Program Exposed

Wheels and tires are the perfect finishing touches for your project or an excellent way to start the process to take your car on a magical journey from boring to built. At ECS Tuning, we have a pretty solid lineup of wheels from the best manufacturers for you to choose as the right fit for [...]

2019-11-25T15:43:10-05:00November 25th, 2019|Wheels|Comments Off on The ECS Tuning Wheel and Tire Program Exposed

The Brand-New ECS Street Performance Coilovers for your Audi B8 A4, A5, S4, or S5

You may remember the ECS Street Performance Coilover line we released last year as an affordable way to easily and effectively lower your car with some measure of adjustability thanks to the body adjustable ride height function. However, just offering an entry-level package with only a slight benefit over lowering springs wasn’t good enough for [...]

2019-11-20T15:13:06-05:00November 20th, 2019|About, Audi, Suspension|Comments Off on The Brand-New ECS Street Performance Coilovers for your Audi B8 A4, A5, S4, or S5

Christmas Shopping Ideas at ECS Tuning

Every year, we have to do it. Whether you are a die-hard, mistletoe-snorting, holly, jolly, Santa-tracking, decorations-in-October kind of Christmas freak or the Grinch-doesn’t-cut-it type of naysayer, you still have to consider all the people in your life and what you will do for each other. You’ll need to find gifts and probably have a [...]

2019-11-18T15:48:04-05:00November 18th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Buying Guide, MINI, Porsche, Schwaben, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Christmas Shopping Ideas at ECS Tuning

SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery

SEMA is the largest automotive expo in the world. It offers some of the best and brightest from around the community that bring new products, builds, and their determination to the center stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We have not been heavily present at this show, both as a result of our [...]

2019-11-14T21:27:16-05:00November 11th, 2019|Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery

The Best Mods, Maintenance, and Upgrades for the BMW E30 325i, 325is, and 24valve Swap

If you have been following along with our blog for the past year, you have seen plenty of ‘best mods’ articles about some of our customer’s top-choices for performance cars. Some of these, I’ve had to do a bit of research to speak about. I’ve had to bother our product specialists, brand teams, and [...]

2019-11-14T21:31:41-05:00November 7th, 2019|About, BMW|Comments Off on The Best Mods, Maintenance, and Upgrades for the BMW E30 325i, 325is, and 24valve Swap

Staying Motivated for Winter Car Projects

Winter projects are excellent ways to stay busy and enjoy car things while you can’t do as much driving or have as many events as the warmer months allow you to experience. The only problem is, you have to have a place to work, a project to work on, and a goal to get [...]

2019-11-14T21:33:05-05:00November 6th, 2019|About, BMW|Comments Off on Staying Motivated for Winter Car Projects