Koni ACTIVE Shocks at ECS Tuning for a Demonstration

The most coveted parts of the tuning community tend to be oriented around the best performance options with the highest price tags and the most awards and racing successes. There are times, however, when a car enthusiast can take his or her praise about the most sophisticated parts and eat those words. KONI is [...]

July 9th, 2018|About, BMW, New Products, Suspension|Comments Off on Koni ACTIVE Shocks at ECS Tuning for a Demonstration

Slammed to the Arctic: Official Update

The Rallywagen has now made its full journey to the Arctic Circle, all the way from Wadsworth, Ohio to Alaska, and the Street Shield survived. We did our best to put the protective belly plate through the roughest environments we could imagine our MK5 Jetta Sportwagen would experience, but nothing could break through the [...]

July 2nd, 2018|About, New Products, Performance, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Slammed to the Arctic: Official Update

New Product: Volkswagen MK4 1.8T (Transverse) Ignition Coil Harness Replacement Kit

The Volkswagen 1.8T found in the MK4 generation is a staple in the European tuning community. This engine spanned almost a decade in one version or another and found its way into a number of different VW chassis that benefit from its awesome low-displacement power curve and turbocharged goodness. As the engine ages and [...]

June 6th, 2018|About, Engine, General, New Products, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New Product: Volkswagen MK4 1.8T (Transverse) Ignition Coil Harness Replacement Kit

Carbon Fiber Visual Upgrades for Audi B7 S4

The Audi B7 S4 succeeded the B6 S4 in 2005 with minor mechanical changes and a redesigned exterior. The more contemporary styling, paired with the 4.2-liter V8 engine, made the all-wheel-drive sedan a popular choice amongst business executives and performance enthusiasts alike. While it has become dated as the B8 and B9 have respectively succeeded [...]

May 31st, 2018|About, Audi, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, New Products|Comments Off on Carbon Fiber Visual Upgrades for Audi B7 S4

New From ECS Tuning: The Volkswagen MK6 Golf R Carbon Fiber Front Splitter

The VW MK6 Golf R is the baddest form of that chassis around. Everyone in the tuning community is readily aware of the peak-performing hot hatchback, but that isn’t to say they would hate visual improvements. That’s why we have added yet another way to make your MK6 R stand apart with our 3-piece [...]

May 16th, 2018|About, New Products, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New From ECS Tuning: The Volkswagen MK6 Golf R Carbon Fiber Front Splitter

New Product: Volkswagen MK7 Golf R400 Style Body Kits

When it debuted at the Bejiing Auto Show, the Golf R400 concept immediately became the most aggressively styled VW hot hatchback since the reintroduction of the Scirocco. The MK7 R400 concept was designed to be a 395-horsepower Golf R alternative with an appearance so overly in-your-face Dominic Toretto himself would take a step back. [...]

May 14th, 2018|About, Body & Exterior, New Products, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New Product: Volkswagen MK7 Golf R400 Style Body Kits

Vendor Spotlight: Rennline Performance Porsche Parts

An amazing aspect of the aftermarket car community is that as new generations carry the torch for enthusiasm. We are given new products and manufacturers provided by a number of new enthusiast innovators. These enthusiasts, like the folks up in Vermont at Rennline, are the next wave of household names to emerging in the [...]

May 9th, 2018|About, New Products, Performance, Porsche|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Rennline Performance Porsche Parts

Vendor Spotlight: IRP Germany Performance Parts for your Track BMW

If you plan on driving your BMW at a track event, for an Auto-X, or competitively at all, the importance of setting up your car to handle the extra stress is critical. IRP Germany produces some of the best driveline components to help stiffen your BMW for performance use with high-quality mounts, flex discs, control [...]

March 8th, 2018|About, BMW, Drivetrain, New Products, Performance, Suspension|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: IRP Germany Performance Parts for your Track BMW

A Month of VW MK7 Performance: Brand New Carbon Fiber Products

Winter has kept us indoors, but we haven’t been idle. Here at ECS, we have taken advantage of that time to produce a slew of parts for the MK7 platform. The MK7 Golf, GTI, and R are fantastic cars in their own right from the factory, but they can always be improved. Over the next [...]

January 24th, 2018|About, DIYs, General, Intake, Interior, New Products, Suspension, Volkswagen|Comments Off on A Month of VW MK7 Performance: Brand New Carbon Fiber Products

Aftermarket Cold Air Intake Mythbusted: Audi B9 A4 Luft-Technik Intake

If you have ever modified a car, then you are most likely well aware of the age-old argument “do aftermarket intakes add any real power gains?” Several YouTubers, bloggers, and self-proclaimed experts have weighed in on the argument. Despite miles of information regarding the subject, there is still a distinct divide between camps. There are [...]

January 18th, 2018|About, Audi, DIYs, Engine, Intake, New Products, Turbo|Comments Off on Aftermarket Cold Air Intake Mythbusted: Audi B9 A4 Luft-Technik Intake