ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Modifying cars is more than just our hobby, it’s our lifestyle. It is a form of expression we use to show our passion and enthusiasm, for the path we have chosen in life. The problem is, this form of art is more involved than just learning how to put ink on paper. It combines mechanical [...]

Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Whether you just purchased your first car or have decided to start modifying your daily driver, you have an overwhelming sea of questions laid out in front of you. What upgrades do you pick? What brands can you trust? How much is this going to cost? Will any of it make a difference? Even if [...]

2020-06-10T13:42:13-04:00June 10th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Buying Guide, Carbon Fiber, Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

The MK5 GTI is one of the least-loved generations of the namesake but we don’t think that’s fair. Just because the lovable boxy styling of the GTI faded into the past with the introduction of the rather bubbly and rounded MK5 generation doesn’t mean it can’t be cool. Some of the best-looking cars I notice [...]

2020-06-08T13:54:59-04:00June 8th, 2020|Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

The Right Performance Exhaust For Your Build

When you are modifying your car for better performance, there are basic formulas you follow. One is to add power by reducing restriction. That can be as simple as a few bolt-on upgrades or as involved as a full engine build and tons of custom fabrication. Wherever you decide to take your build, there is [...]

2020-05-28T12:26:52-04:00May 28th, 2020|Exhaust|Comments Off on The Right Performance Exhaust For Your Build

Upgrades you can Afford with the 2020 Stimulus Check

Millions of Americans woke up this morning to an extra $1,200 in their accounts thanks to the Congressionally passed ‘Covid-19 Stimulus Bill’ that is designed to help reinvigorate the economy and provide much-needed assistance to those out of work struggling to pay for necessities. If you’re like most people, this stimulus check is effectively money [...]

2020-04-15T15:52:10-04:00April 15th, 2020|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Exhaust, Performance, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Upgrades you can Afford with the 2020 Stimulus Check

Modify Your Daily Driver Without Sacrifices

Why You Should Modify Your Daily Driver Cars have infinite personalities. They are a reflection of us and our character. When we upgrade, modify, build, or even just decorate them, our cars take on our traits. It’s incredibly rewarding to have something that is personally yours and no one else’s, especially when you put the [...]

2020-03-27T16:31:35-04:00March 27th, 2020|Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, Exhaust, Intake, Lighting, Suspension|Comments Off on Modify Your Daily Driver Without Sacrifices

How to Make Your MK6 or MK7 GTI Look Better in Five Minutes: ECS Direct Fit Exhaust Tips

When it comes to adding personal touches to our cars, you often have three qualities to expect, and two you can pick per upgrade. As the old saying goes; you can have it fast, you can have it good, and you can have it cheap, but you can’t have all three. You have to pick [...]

2020-01-22T15:14:33-05:00January 22nd, 2020|About, DIYs, Exhaust, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Make Your MK6 or MK7 GTI Look Better in Five Minutes: ECS Direct Fit Exhaust Tips

Milltek Sport Exhaust: the best solution for your next project

We talk a lot about what parts and upgrades we would pick for specific cars, but often, we leave a lot of the specifics, like the manufacturer, up to our readers to decide for themselves. With certain parts, there isn’t much difference between performance, but there is with looks, sound, quality, and price. With exhaust, [...]

2019-10-21T19:16:59-04:00October 21st, 2019|Exhaust|Comments Off on Milltek Sport Exhaust: the best solution for your next project