Spotlight: Harley’s Supercharged Corrado Build

Sometimes, the cars we own sort of ‘end up’ (for better or worse) in our garages and we look to ourselves and think: “When did I start becoming interested in this?” For Harley, this is very much not the case. Originally from the UK, Harley has always held a great appreciation for European hatchbacks. [...]

October 11th, 2017|Body & Exterior, Braking, DIYs, ECS Nation, Engine, Exhaust, General, Suspension, Uncategorized, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Spotlight: Harley’s Supercharged Corrado Build

Tyler’s B8 A4 Daily Monster

Modifying cars for many enthusiasts is not only a hobby, but a form of expression you take with you everywhere. More accurately, this form of self-expression takes you everywhere. For our friend Tyler that was exactly the purpose behind this B8 A4 build. Tyler sat down with me at a small sandwich shop in [...]

September 22nd, 2017|Audi, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, Drivetrain, ECS Nation, Engine, Exhaust, General, Intake, Interior, Lighting, Performance, Schwaben, Software, Suspension, Turbo, Uncategorized, Wheels|Comments Off on Tyler’s B8 A4 Daily Monster

Showstopper: ECS Tuning MK5 GTI Full Build Feature

From simple cosmetic upgrades to our massive Stage-5 Six-Piston Porsche Cayenne Big Brake Kit, the ECS MK5 GTI completely transformed. The GTI has experienced a Kafka-style metamorphosis being cocooned by an enormous list of modifications to arrive, stunning and gleaming, as it hovers above the ground before you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UhNQQBhSPo   ECS developed this build [...]

September 15th, 2017|About, Body & Exterior, Car Care, Carbon Fiber, Drivetrain, ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation, Engine, Exhaust, General, Intake, Interior, Lighting, Performance, Software, Suspension, Turbo, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Showstopper: ECS Tuning MK5 GTI Full Build Feature

What to Know: Buying Your First BMW E30 3-Series

Regarded as one of the most successful and desirable enthusiast cars, the BMW E30 3-series offers a connected and dynamic driving experience in a vintage car without being overly expensive or difficult to maintain. Known for their rear wheel drive, six cylinder, manual transmission variants, BMW continued their sport-compact segment with the new E30 [...]

September 12th, 2017|BMW, Body & Exterior, Braking, Buying Guide, DIYs, Drivetrain, ECS Nation, Engine, Exhaust, General, Intake, Interior, Performance, Project Cars, Suspension, Tech Tips, Uncategorized, Wheels|Comments Off on What to Know: Buying Your First BMW E30 3-Series

New Updates! ECS Nation: Mike’s Mercedes-Benz CL600 V12 Rear Mount Turbo (M275)

Introduction: If you are looking for an unusual build with heart and devotion, here’s Mike’s build. Mike purchased this CL600 when it was nearly dead in 2015. He put over 850+ hours of work into it to make it what it is today. He began fixing over 40 initial problems from purchase and then later [...]

August 29th, 2017|ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz|Comments Off on New Updates! ECS Nation: Mike’s Mercedes-Benz CL600 V12 Rear Mount Turbo (M275)

ECS Nation: Jeff’s 2010 Audi B8 A4

Introduction I purchased my 2010 A4 in 2014 and instantly fell in love with the car and the Audi community. I began with tinting the windows, wrapping the window trim and changing the grille to achieve a sleek blacked out look. The factory paint was phantom black pearl. I eventually repainted the car and changed [...]

August 24th, 2017|Audi, ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on ECS Nation: Jeff’s 2010 Audi B8 A4

ECS Nation: Mike’s 2012 Audi A5

Modifications List ENGINE BAY: Injen cold intake Full cat back exhaust Magnaflow... Forge BOV Custom airbrush engine cover, radiator and windshield cover by AIRBRUSH FEVER EXTERIOR RS5 front bumper RIEGER side skirts Full custom airbrush design by AIR BRUSH FEVER IN SHELTON , WA 360-790-8859 VOSSEN Wheels CVV3 REAR  20X10.5 SITTING ON HANKOOK VENTUS V12 EVO [...]

August 21st, 2017|Audi, ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on ECS Nation: Mike’s 2012 Audi A5

ECS Nation: Reece’s 2009 Audi B8 A4 Avant

Modification List Engine: APR Carbonio intake APR Stage 2+ ECU Tune Forge BOV Spacer GFB T9351 DV+ ECS Carbon engine cover Red coil packs Black oil, coolant, water caps Heat wrapped piping ECS Boost Tap - on its way ECS Silicon Inlet Hose - on its way Ultra Racing Front Strut Brace - on its [...]

August 17th, 2017|Audi, ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on ECS Nation: Reece’s 2009 Audi B8 A4 Avant

ECS Nation: Anthony’s 2013 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

Introduction I was getting tired and started to look for something that had more power than my 1998 3000GT (still own/drive). Had the 3000GT for over 12 years.  After a year of searching for specific features, I spotted this C63 down in LA at Keyes European. I decided to fly down test drove it and [...]

August 16th, 2017|ECS Nation, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz|Comments Off on ECS Nation: Anthony’s 2013 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG