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

Why Choose ECS Street Coilover Systems for your Audi, BMW, or Volkswagen

With car modifications, there isn’t some ‘one size fits all’ or cookie-cutter solution. Its personal choice and enthusiasts take their choices personally. When you enter the coils vs. bags vs. springs conversation, you’re joining a brawl with other enthusiasts where the only outcome is a guaranteed black eye, hurt feelings, and a mark on your [...]

2019-10-22T20:04:08-04:00October 22nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Suspension, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Why Choose ECS Street Coilover Systems for your Audi, BMW, or Volkswagen

Best Winter Prep for your Car

Winter, for those of us in the snow belt, is the worst for car guys. While Audi and their Quattro system, or some of the other AWD-equipped European cars make short work of the snow, it isn’t without some preparations. Even with AWD, if your car isn’t prepped, on snow tires, and ready to serve [...]

2019-10-18T19:19:09-04:00October 18th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|2 Comments

Best Mods, Upgrades, and Maintenance for the BMW E39 540i

The BMW E39 is one of the perfect combinations of everything BMW does well in creating an engaging, comfortable, versatile, and powerful luxury sedan. Listing all of the options, configurations, and the differences between the preceding and successive generations is a job for Wikipedia, though. We’re going to be a bit more specific today and [...]

2019-10-17T20:33:17-04:00October 17th, 2019|About, BMW|Comments Off on Best Mods, Upgrades, and Maintenance for the BMW E39 540i

Teambuilding Exercises: Dragway 42 ECS Friends and Family Night

Team building exercises are important for modern companies. They promote trust, mitigate conflict, encourage communication, and increase collaboration according to Forbes magazine. Teams of analysts, business consultants, and entire companies dedicate themselves to running the numbers to determine exact profit and productivity as they correlate to these exercises. The data drilled down to exact relationships, [...]

2019-10-15T20:47:40-04:00October 15th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Teambuilding Exercises: Dragway 42 ECS Friends and Family Night

Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest: ECS Coverage

You know it was a good weekend when you sit down to write the coverage from a show and all that floods your mind are inside jokes. My sides still hurt from continuous laughter with Noah, Mike, and the boys from Black Forest Industries after a successful Oktoberfest celebration in Cary, North Carolina. That [...]

2019-11-14T17:31:15-05:00October 15th, 2019|Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest: ECS Coverage

Summer Drift Series Recap: Final Exam at Lake Erie Speedway

I am one of those people who doesn’t have a competitive bone in my body. Somehow, I escaped the relatively typical mindset of the average car enthusiast in that I don’t particularly enjoy ‘winning.’ Whether it’s a car show, a track day, or even just watching my favorite teams race, I am not focused on [...]

2019-10-07T17:59:19-04:00October 7th, 2019|Audi, BMW, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Summer Drift Series Recap: Final Exam at Lake Erie Speedway

Akebono: the Low-Dust, Low-Noise, High-Performance Brake Solutions

Although we are a European parts and performance source, most of the automotive industry isn’t that specific. I myself have roots in the JDM scene and currently, have both a German car and a Japanese car that I love equally for different reasons. Many enthusiasts are equally varied, with broad ownership history spanning several markets, [...]

2019-10-04T16:32:41-04:00October 4th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Braking, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Akebono: the Low-Dust, Low-Noise, High-Performance Brake Solutions