ECS Axle Delete Plugs and Center Diff Delete Are Here!

As enthusiasts, we ultimately want more from our cars. We build them around a goal, whether that’s for motorsport competition, shows, or just for fun, all that matters is making the car a reflection of yourself. We understand that intimately here at ECS and often find ourselves pursuing product development solely for selfish reasons because [...]

2022-04-01T10:04:28-04:00April 1st, 2022|Audi, BMW, Performance|39 Comments

Give Yourself A Lift: Overlanding & Off-roading Coming To ECS!

Since our reorganization from a service and repair facility into a performance parts developer and retailer, most of our attention has been exclusively focused around upgrades and parts for street and track oriented European vehicles. As many of our employees have started to explore other avenues of automotive enjoyment, we’ve seen firsthand the cool build [...]

2022-03-11T10:25:21-05:00March 11th, 2022|Audi, BMW, Suspension, Volkswagen|3 Comments

Best Use For 2022 Tax Return Part 2: Performance!

Last week, we focused on the more sensible option for investing your tax return in your daily transportation. However, we know some of you are either magnetically attracted to the fun go-fast bits or you’ve got all your maintenance under control. For you, this week we’re looking at some of our favorite upgrades that are [...]

2022-02-25T10:52:19-05:00February 25th, 2022|Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Use For 2022 Tax Return Part 2: Performance!

New ECS Performance Upgrades 2022

If two massive snowfalls weren’t enough to make you desperate for warm weather and longer days, the realization that car season is only a few weeks away for most of us sure is. We’re already itching to get back to working on our cars in some comfortable temperatures, which means now is the time we’re [...]

2022-02-11T10:30:10-05:00February 10th, 2022|Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|2 Comments

Best Early Black Friday Car Parts Deals + Spin To Win Sweepstakes!

Being an adult around the holidays is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you’re responsible for your gifts, which means Santa won’t bring anything you haven’t had to foot the bill for. On the other hand, who says you have to wait until Christmas morning to open those boxes of parts and tools you [...]

2021-11-18T13:29:29-05:00November 18th, 2021|Audi, BMW, Schwaben, spin to win, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Best Early Black Friday Car Parts Deals + Spin To Win Sweepstakes!

H2oi 2021 – The End of an Era?

Last year, I attended the ‘unofficial’ H2oi in Ocean City, Maryland for the first time. What I witnessed that weekend in person and through social media from a distance disheartened and upset me, but it was only a fraction of what that ‘event’ offered. I also found incredible people, true down-to-earth enthusiasts, with the spirit [...]

2021-10-04T08:30:33-04:00October 1st, 2021|Audi, BMW, car show, Porsche, Volkswagen|9 Comments

Love/Hate Engines – How To Make Your N54 or 2.7T Reliable

As engines age, they inherently become more attention-demanding as their parts wear. Some engines, though, are simply considered unreliable due to common failures even during their lower-mileage life. That doesn’t mean they are worth writing off, however. The BMW N54 and Audi 2.7T are both regularly called ‘unreliable’ but their performance potential outweighs any fears [...]

2022-01-25T09:36:47-05:00September 17th, 2021|Audi, BMW, Engine, Turbo|8 Comments

So You Want To Do An Engine Swap?

Engine swaps are fairly common, even among the non-enthusiast crowd. Whether you’re simply swapping in an identical engine to replace a completely broken one or trying to stuff the biggest thing you can into your little VW for all the power, the fundamental principles are roughly the same. In this article, we’re going to cover [...]

2021-07-08T14:05:18-04:00July 8th, 2021|About, BMW, Project Cars|2 Comments