How To Fix Mushrooming on MINI Cooper Strut Towers

MINI is known for their performance-packed sub-compact Cooper and Cooper S models that were essential in the revival of the retro-modern style explosion. The tight handling and relatively impressive capabilities of the little Cooper and Cooper S are a result of the amazing suspension geometry and wheel placement at each of the four corners on [...]

August 15th, 2019|About, MINI|0 Comments

Clean Culture Ohio Showcase 2019: Event Coverage

This summer has been full of amazing events that we have been fortunate to attend. We have never been more active in the car community than we have this year, and it’s been a blast. Now that we have a taste for traveling to events like the European Experience and Waterfest, we can’t be stopped. [...]

Why You Need Hubcentric Rings for Aftermarket Wheels

Lately, many customers have asked us about hubcentric rings and hubcentric spacers. We would love to answer that question and educate everyone on some other related terminology to ensure the next time you go to buy wheels, you’ll have an understanding of what you need to know to make the right choice. Here is everything [...]

August 2nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|0 Comments

A Quick Trip: Quick Everett’s shot by Ben Battles

Recently, I was invited to Quick Everett’s garage, a top-notch automotive repair shop in Chattanooga, TN by one of the owners, Hal Everett. Quick Everett’s opened its doors in 2018 and has taken off to be one of the areas premier specialist shops. They work on all things foreign and domestic – but mostly foreign. [...]

July 23rd, 2019|About, Project Cars|Comments Off on A Quick Trip: Quick Everett’s shot by Ben Battles

How to Fix your MINI Cooper, Cooper S, or JCW Oil Consumption

The MINI Cooper has been a cult phenomenon since its introduction decades ago. When it was reborn in the new millennium, it was given a retro-styled look with modern performance capabilities. That is especially true in the Cooper S and JCW models, which offer more power from their forced induction engine options and better overall [...]

July 22nd, 2019|About, MINI|Comments Off on How to Fix your MINI Cooper, Cooper S, or JCW Oil Consumption

Everything You Need to Know About Air Lift Performance Kits

There are three (safe) ways to achieve a lowered ride height and handling improvements on your car. Depending on your budget and goals, one way may be better for you than the others. For the budget minded person or someone just looking for a slight change in appearance and handling, lowering springs are perfect. If [...]

July 11th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Performance, Porsche, Suspension, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Air Lift Performance Kits

How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

I spend way too much time thinking about how I would build a car that I don’t own and most likely never will. Today isn’t much different. I parked next to a coworker’s car today that he barely drives and was reminded that the Volkswagen MK6 GTI exists. Really, it doesn’t just exist, it’s a [...]

June 26th, 2019|About, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

BFI Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: the Finalé

Friday night at the end of a long week, the BFI team stood around their creation ready to turn the key for the first time on their B3 Passat G60 Syncro wagon. A group of ECS engineers, marketing staff, and some assorted associates stood holding their breath waiting to hear the sound of the twin-charged [...]

June 24th, 2019|About, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on BFI Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: the Finalé