The MK5 A90 Supra: What Changed Our Minds

When Toyota announced the return of the Supra name, the internet and all automotive enthusiasts collectively rejoiced. While we may have different tastes, motorsport outlets, and favorite brands that we constantly debate, the community effectively unified in a brief moment of harmony with the prospect of a MK5 Supra. When we reported its initial launch [...]

2020-01-15T16:35:14-05:00January 15th, 2020|About, BMW|Comments Off on The MK5 A90 Supra: What Changed Our Minds

The Most Important Tool for Any Home Garage

You may remember a few months back when I wrote about a Volvo 240dl 5spd wagon I picked up for a friend of mine who asked me to find one, fix it up, and bring it to her down in Nashville. After waiting on all the parts to come in from their various suppliers, I [...]

2020-01-13T15:57:38-05:00January 13th, 2020|About, DIYs|Comments Off on The Most Important Tool for Any Home Garage

How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

Winter… it just drags on. After the holidays are over, it just feels like a dead period that runs together in a monotonous crawl until you finally emerge on the other side of the season with warm weather. Until the season changes, however, we are stuck in that boring series of weeks where all we [...]

2020-01-09T16:15:20-05:00January 9th, 2020|About, Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

ECS Visual Upgrades for your VW MK7 Jetta

The MK7 Jetta has made waves since its introduction as a step up in the commuter sedan with a performance twist from Volkswagen. As an alternative to the Golf, it offers grown-up looks, a trim model for every budget, and available features that would make any luxury car owner question their purchase decision. With economy [...]

2020-01-06T16:11:29-05:00January 6th, 2020|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on ECS Visual Upgrades for your VW MK7 Jetta

A Look Back at Car Trends in the 2010s

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are approaching the end of 2019. This signifies not only the end of this year but the end of the decade. With the 2010’s coming to a close, we have an opportunity to reflect on what has happened over the past ten years. Today, we’re going to look at a [...]

2019-12-30T16:37:25-05:00December 30th, 2019|About, Body & Exterior, Software, Suspension, Wheels|Comments Off on A Look Back at Car Trends in the 2010s

How to Add Horsepower with Nitrous Oxide and Why it Works

You’ve probably seen the famous movies with everyone’s favorite tuner cars doing things that aren’t physically possible while driven by lovably laughable actors. While you might be laughing at their line delivery, you might also find yourself laughing thanks to one of the popularized upgrades found in the movies. We’re of course talking about Nitrous [...]

2019-12-19T10:20:10-05:00December 19th, 2019|About|Comments Off on How to Add Horsepower with Nitrous Oxide and Why it Works

Visual Upgrades: The Brand-New Audi 8V RS3 Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser

A few articles back, we talked about the importance of visual upgrades and customizations that can make your car feel unique and satisfying. When you modify your car, it is a representation of yourself, your attitude, and your interests. It is an extension of your identity. Even if you didn’t make 100% of the parts [...]

2019-12-09T15:43:29-05:00December 9th, 2019|About, Audi, Carbon Fiber|Comments Off on Visual Upgrades: The Brand-New Audi 8V RS3 Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser

Real Wheels vs Replica Wheels: Age-Old Arguments

We’re back with yet another age-old argument. We’ve covered air suspension vs coilovers vs springs before, but this time, we’re going to compare something a little more controversial. Some folks get pretty heated about this subject. We are of course talking about wheels. Specifically, real wheels versus replica wheels and what the differences are, why [...]

2019-12-06T16:13:24-05:00December 6th, 2019|About, Wheels|Comments Off on Real Wheels vs Replica Wheels: Age-Old Arguments

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