Should You Eat In Your Car?

With the only options for food across the country limited to take-out and drive-through, it made me think: are we more distracted driving now, even though we’re driving less, because of the temptation to eat in our cars? Naturally, I had to do some exploration. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been enough time to find data on [...]

DIY Projects to Keep You Busy

It’s been almost two weeks since we all self-isolated here at ECS, with only our essential distribution center staff working in modified shifts in the building to comply with social distancing recommendations. Since we all went home, along with most of the nation, to work from our couches, beds, floors, or home offices, we’ve tried [...]

2020-03-30T16:25:11-04:00March 30th, 2020|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on DIY Projects to Keep You Busy

ECS Tuning COVID-19 Operations and Update

We at ECS Tuning are committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers; and being your retailer of choice for OEM, aftermarket, and performance parts. As the COVID-19 virus has affected the globe, we are carefully following the precautions and recommendations made by health officials so we can still provide what you [...]

2020-04-22T13:30:56-04:00March 24th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Project Cars, Volkswagen|1 Comment

Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: Battery Replacement

Anytime the battery is replaced on your newer BMW, you must register it using a scan tool.  This will only work, however, with an identical battery to the factory equipped battery being uninstalled. The battery will not register if you change from Lead Acid to AMG. Using an identical battery to factory equipment, this will [...]

2020-02-12T16:49:43-05:00February 11th, 2020|About, BMW, MINI, Schwaben Professional Scan Tool BMW, Tech Tips|Comments Off on Schwaben Professional BMW Scan Tool: Battery Replacement

Builds Don’t Take Breaks: ECS Sales and Customer Support are Now Available 7 Days a Week

It's Sunday. You're in the garage, wrenching away, tackling that project you need to finish as quickly as possible. You go to install your fresh new parts when suddenly, you realize you forgot something. Maybe it's just a simple part, like a hose or a filter. Maybe it's something bigger. Or, as is sometimes the [...]

2020-01-23T11:54:27-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Builds Don’t Take Breaks: ECS Sales and Customer Support are Now Available 7 Days a Week

How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

Winter… it just drags on. After the holidays are over, it just feels like a dead period that runs together in a monotonous crawl until you finally emerge on the other side of the season with warm weather. Until the season changes, however, we are stuck in that boring series of weeks where all we [...]

2020-01-09T16:15:20-05:00January 9th, 2020|About, Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

The Best of 2019 at ECS Tuning

2020 is upon us. Yesterday, we took a look back at some of the decade’s car trends and made some predictions about trends to come. Today, we’re just going to reminisce about 2019. We were quite busy this year, but some highlights stick out in my mind as the best moments throughout the year. These [...]

2019-12-31T15:58:59-05:00December 31st, 2019|Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on The Best of 2019 at ECS Tuning

The Best Deals This Year for Black Friday and Thanksgiving at ECS Tuning

Thanksgiving is a polarizing holiday. If you are excited about food, you are reminded of those who don’t have any. If you are thankful for family, you are again reminded of those who don’t have any to spend the day with around a table. If you are thankful for your freedom, you are reminded of [...]

2019-11-27T15:27:16-05:00November 27th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on The Best Deals This Year for Black Friday and Thanksgiving at ECS Tuning

Christmas Shopping Ideas at ECS Tuning

Every year, we have to do it. Whether you are a die-hard, mistletoe-snorting, holly, jolly, Santa-tracking, decorations-in-October kind of Christmas freak or the Grinch-doesn’t-cut-it type of naysayer, you still have to consider all the people in your life and what you will do for each other. You’ll need to find gifts and probably have a [...]

2019-11-18T15:48:04-05:00November 18th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Buying Guide, MINI, Porsche, Schwaben, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Christmas Shopping Ideas at ECS Tuning