Evil Touring: Evan’s E61 535xi/M5 Touring Build

One of the most incredible things about the car community is the use of forums and social media to coordinate, swap parts, share knowledge, and most importantly: post build threads. When we found Evan’s E61 535xi Touring build, we sifted through his sixty-plus page build threads and were absolutely floored by the amount of [...]

October 18th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, ECS Nation, Engine, Exhaust, Interior, Lighting, Project Cars, Software, Suspension, Turbo, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Evil Touring: Evan’s E61 535xi/M5 Touring 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

B6 Passat/CC Fog Light Harness Installation Guide

If you have a B6 Passat or CC and it was not equipped with fog lamps, you can always do it yourself! This harness will allow you to take factory fog lamps and wire them into your car quickly and easily. This is the ideal kit if your car was not equipped with fog [...]

September 14th, 2017|About, Body & Exterior, DIYs, General, Lighting, Tech Tips, Uncategorized, Volkswagen|Comments Off on B6 Passat/CC Fog Light Harness Installation Guide

BMW E70 X5 Ziza Interior Lighting Package Installation

If you have an E70 X5 then you may have noticed the cabin lights leave something to be desired. What are LEDs? LEDs are Light Emitting Diodes, solid state devices that emit light when connected to electrical current. They have no moving parts or wire filaments to burn out. They emit a whiter light, run [...]

September 7th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, General, Interior, Lighting, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BMW E70 X5 Ziza Interior Lighting Package Installation

VW MK4 Golf/Jetta/GLI/337/20TH Fog Light Wiring Harness Installation

Installation Step 1 Mount relay Mount the fog lamp relay (lower arrow) in the engine compartment near the battery. Here, we remove the plastic hood cable shield (two screws, top arrows), then drill a hole in the shield to mount the relay. Drilling two extra holes let us tie wrap the harness wires to the [...]

August 30th, 2017|DIYs, Interior, Lighting, Volkswagen|Comments Off on VW MK4 Golf/Jetta/GLI/337/20TH Fog Light Wiring Harness Installation

Ziza® Interior Lighting Package Installation Procedures for BMW E46 Sedan

Part Number: ES#2207842 Ziza Interior Lighting Kit Locations Complete Vehicle LED Installation Front Dome - Step 1 Use the trim removal tool to pry down on the rear of the console in the areas indicated by our arrows. Drop the light assembly down. Front Dome - Step 2 This photo shows you the exact location [...]

July 25th, 2017|BMW, DIYs, Interior, Lighting|Comments Off on Ziza® Interior Lighting Package Installation Procedures for BMW E46 Sedan

Schwaben By Foxwell Scan Tools

Bring the capabilities of a professional scan tool to your personal garage and never have to pay hundreds of dollars at a dealership or shop again! BMW/MINI Scan Tool From basic oil service, light reset to the more advanced adaptation and actuation, this scan tool is industry leading. Plug the tool directly into your OBDII/EOBD BMW or MINI [...]

July 21st, 2017|Audi, BMW, Braking, Buying Guide, Car Care, DIYs, Drivetrain, Engine, Exhaust, General, Intake, Interior, Lighting, MINI, Porsche, Software, Suspension, Tech Tips, Turbo, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Schwaben By Foxwell Scan Tools