ECS Exact-Fit Brake Lines

The Heart of a Complete Brake Job: Automotive brake fluid hoses are often ignored during a vehicle brake service. Brake pads and rotors are commonly accepted replacement items, but many motorists mistakenly assume that their brake hoses should last the life of the vehicle. That assumption is incorrect and dangerous. Stock brake hoses are made [...]

June 2nd, 2017|Audi, BMW, Braking, Buying Guide, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on ECS Exact-Fit Brake Lines

Suspension & Steering Basic Fundamentals & Inspection

Introduction: This PDF has been created for informational purposes to help answer any questions you might have on what components make up the suspension on your vehicle, and how to recognize when they’re in need of replacement. After reading this PDF you will understand: * How to recognize ball joints, tie rod ends, shocks, struts, [...]

May 31st, 2017|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Suspension, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Suspension & Steering Basic Fundamentals & Inspection

Understanding Wheel Offset and Backspacing

Introduction: You might ask, why install wheels with different offset and backspacing? There are two reasons; for performance, and for looks. Wider tires and an increased track width can create a dramatic improvement in traction and handling, and many cars simply look better with larger and wider wheels and tires, especially when looking for an [...]

May 26th, 2017|Audi, BMW, General, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Understanding Wheel Offset and Backspacing

Tire Sizing & Ratings – All Makes & Models

Introduction: This PDF has been created for informational purposes to help answer any questions you might have on tire sizing and ratings (Passenger Car tires only). After reading this PDF you will understand: * What is printed on the sidewall of a tire * How to quickly read and understand tire ratings * How to [...]

May 25th, 2017|Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Tire Sizing & Ratings – All Makes & Models

Carbon Fiber Cleaning and Care

Introduction: Although Carbon Fiber is an expensive and “exotic” material, it’s maintenance doesn’t have to be. With a little caution and these simple procedures, you can keep your investment properly protected and looking like new. Carbon Fiber Cleaning and Care: General Precautions: Be careful not to nick or deeply scratch the clear coat on the [...]

May 25th, 2017|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Car Care, Engine, Intake, Interior, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Carbon Fiber Cleaning and Care

ECS Wheel Stud Conversion Kit Installation Instructions

Introduction Our wheel stud conversion kits offer the following features and benefits: Faster wheel installation as the studs make it easy to line up the wheel on the hub Peace of mind knowing that studs are a safer way to ensure proper wheel-to-hub contact No more need for a wheel hanger to mount wheels You [...]

May 25th, 2017|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on ECS Wheel Stud Conversion Kit Installation Instructions