Best Racing Harness Setup for your Daily Driver: SCHROTH Quick-Fit Harness Sets

There it is, your finished street car project: a real race-inspired build for the road. But it’s missing something. You want to retain the original interior for comfort and drivability, but something about the interior just doesn’t match all the work you’ve put into making your car look the part and back up that appearance [...]

2019-09-11T19:54:57+00:00September 11th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Interior, MINI, Performance, Porsche, Volkswagen|0 Comments

Best Mods for the VW MK7 Golf R

Tracing its roots to the MK2 Golf Rallye, the latest iteration to bear the R badge from Volkswagen is the MK7/7.5 Golf R. The legendary Golf R is the beefier big brother to the GTI, which already sports amazing performance potential, but lacks the total package found in the top-of-the-line hot hatchback from Wolfsburg. With [...]

2019-09-06T15:44:53+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Volkswagen|0 Comments

Top Mods and Maintenance for your VW MK5 R32

Over ten years ago, Volkswagen introduced the MK5 R32 as the beefed-up hatchback that replaced the MK4 version with an updated VR6, Haldex AWD, and the first-ever for VW Direct Shift Gearbox. The brand new rounded style continues to define the Golf lineup, which makes the MK5 look relevant even at more than a decade [...]

2019-09-06T15:59:52+00:00August 13th, 2019|Volkswagen|Comments Off on Top Mods and Maintenance for your VW MK5 R32

Clean Culture Ohio Showcase 2019: Event Coverage

This summer has been full of amazing events that we have been fortunate to attend. We have never been more active in the car community than we have this year, and it’s been a blast. Now that we have a taste for traveling to events like the European Experience and Waterfest, we can’t be stopped. [...]

2019-08-06T19:22:46+00:00August 6th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, ECS Show Nation, General, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Performance, Porsche, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Clean Culture Ohio Showcase 2019: Event Coverage

Why You Need Hubcentric Rings for Aftermarket Wheels

Lately, many customers have asked us about hubcentric rings and hubcentric spacers. We would love to answer that question and educate everyone on some other related terminology to ensure the next time you go to buy wheels, you’ll have an understanding of what you need to know to make the right choice. Here is everything [...]

2019-09-06T17:02:41+00:00August 2nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Why You Need Hubcentric Rings for Aftermarket Wheels

Everything You Need to Know About Air Lift Performance Kits

There are three (safe) ways to achieve a lowered ride height and handling improvements on your car. Depending on your budget and goals, one way may be better for you than the others. For the budget minded person or someone just looking for a slight change in appearance and handling, lowering springs are perfect. If [...]

2019-07-11T18:22:18+00:00July 11th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Performance, Porsche, Suspension, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Air Lift Performance Kits

ECS Tuning Hosts NEO Cars and Coffee July 2019

We at ECS have been trying to do more with the community. While we may have had a different atmosphere in the past, we are currently more available to enthusiasts than ever before. Our presence at shows and web series like the Winter Beater Challenge and the Summer Drift Series have given us an opportunity [...]

2019-07-10T16:00:17+00:00July 9th, 2019|Audi, BMW, ECS Nation, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on ECS Tuning Hosts NEO Cars and Coffee July 2019

How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

I spend way too much time thinking about how I would build a car that I don’t own and most likely never will. Today isn’t much different. I parked next to a coworker’s car today that he barely drives and was reminded that the Volkswagen MK6 GTI exists. Really, it doesn’t just exist, it’s a [...]

2019-06-27T20:20:55+00:00June 26th, 2019|About, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

BFI Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: the Finalé

Friday night at the end of a long week, the BFI team stood around their creation ready to turn the key for the first time on their B3 Passat G60 Syncro wagon. A group of ECS engineers, marketing staff, and some assorted associates stood holding their breath waiting to hear the sound of the twin-charged [...]

2019-06-24T18:14:18+00:00June 24th, 2019|About, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on BFI Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: the Finalé