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 [...]

2019-07-11T18:22:18-04:00July 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 [...]

2019-07-10T16:00:17-04:00July 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 [...]

2019-06-27T20:20:55-04:00June 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 [...]

2019-06-24T18:14:18-04:00June 24th, 2019|About, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on BFI Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: the Finalé

Black Forest Industries Volkswagen B3 Passat Syncro Build: Part 1

It has been said that “no plan survives contact with the enemy.” This observation holds true with ambitious builds in the automotive community, especially when you’re fighting on someone else’s home turf. While it may seem like a bit of an obvious challenge from the outside, those who have actually survived the whirlwind of building [...]

2019-06-17T18:41:43-04:00June 17th, 2019|About, ECS Nation, Volkswagen|1 Comment

Why the MK4 GTI 1.8t is a Perfect Project for 2019

When the GTI was first introduced in 1976 to European markets, it quickly defined a segment of its own creation as a hot hatchback. It was an immensely successful platform that was designed around an attempt to replace the already ancient VW Beetle. Eventually, it became the brand’s best-selling namesake to date. Currently, we are [...]

2019-06-04T20:18:15-04:00June 4th, 2019|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Why the MK4 GTI 1.8t is a Perfect Project for 2019

SOWO Presents: The European Experience from the Lens of Our Nashville Family

We’re still riding the waves of relaxation and excitement from European Experience 2019. No stories today, just some wonderful photography from our good friend Basyr Nasution who was kind enough to show us the event through his lens. Enjoy a break with some awesome cars! See you next year, EUEX. We can't wait to make [...]

2019-05-28T19:01:19-04:00May 28th, 2019|Audi, BMW, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SOWO Presents: The European Experience from the Lens of Our Nashville Family

SOWO Presents: The European Experience ECS Coverage

While I broke my car and enjoyed a vacation with my friends, a team of my colleagues was hard at work representing ECS on a more professional level at European Experience. We were excited to bring our own booth setup, cars, unique merchandise, and some of our lovely staff to the show for the first [...]

2019-05-24T16:20:15-04:00May 24th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Carbon Fiber, ECS Nation, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SOWO Presents: The European Experience ECS Coverage

European Experience 2019: The Summary

Beautiful weather, unbelievable European cars, seafood, beer, and a very broken E30 would summarize what was EUEX ’19. This past weekend, the ECS Tuning crew went south to Hutchison Island, Georgia for the European Experience show and, in classic fashion, I broke my E30 and had to trailer it home. Again. What a trip. 3:00 [...]

2019-05-24T16:22:21-04:00May 22nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on European Experience 2019: The Summary