OE, OEM, Aftermarket, What’s It All Mean?

If you are fairly new to the wonderful world of DIY maintenance and upgrades on your car, you’re probably a bit overwhelmed with all the acronyms, like DIY (do it yourself, if you didn’t know.) These acronyms, like DCT, LSD, ASC, and the alphabet soup of other shorthand signifiers are pretty easy to google and [...]

2020-09-30T14:29:49-04:00September 30th, 2020|About, Audi, BMW, DIYs, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|0 Comments

Gathering Storm: H2Oi Unofficial Part 1

Every September, a sleepy beachfront town in Maryland is inundated with modified cars for what used to be the site of H2Oi, a primarily Audi and Volkswagen show. As most of the car community knows now, though, H2Oi was ‘officially’ canceled a few years ago and moved to Atlantic City. The rebellious crowd of enthusiasts [...]

2020-09-23T12:19:15-04:00September 23rd, 2020|car show|Comments Off on Gathering Storm: H2Oi Unofficial Part 1

ECS Tuning and 034Motorsport Presents: B8.5 Sweepstakes Update

I bet you’re sitting there thinking ‘hey, what’s up with that B8.5 S4 ECS is giving away?’ Well, if you are, settle in because we’ve been busy. For those of you living under a rock, we’re giving away a B8.5 S4 to one of our customers. Every $25 spent here is an entry, so all [...]

2020-09-21T15:34:50-04:00September 21st, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on ECS Tuning and 034Motorsport Presents: B8.5 Sweepstakes Update

Top Five VW MK7 R Upgrades For More Power And Performance

If you have a VW MK7 R, you’re sitting on a goldmine of potential. But you knew that. It’s probably why you bought one or are looking at one to purchase right now. Whether you already have one or are about to buy one, there are probably a few upgrades you already have in mind. [...]

2020-09-09T13:13:37-04:00September 9th, 2020|Volkswagen|Comments Off on Top Five VW MK7 R Upgrades For More Power And Performance

First Maintenance Services for a Second Hand BMW E46 330ci

If you’re like our own Josh Shirk, you have taken advantage of the extremely affordable E46 330ci prices the market has seen lately. While exceptional examples are still selling for north of $5,000, you can pick up an E46 330ci for much, much less if you don’t mind doing a bit of work. However, work [...]

2020-08-14T11:16:57-04:00August 14th, 2020|BMW|Comments Off on First Maintenance Services for a Second Hand BMW E46 330ci

How To Add Power To Your BMW E36 M3

There are quite a few characteristics of the E36 M3 that made it famous. It has incredible balance in terms of power and handling, it has a rigid chassis, bulletproof engine options between the two US-Spec and one ROW-spec engine, they look freaking sick with proper fitment and some simple exterior upgrades, and they have [...]

2020-07-27T12:50:20-04:00July 27th, 2020|BMW, Engine, Exhaust, Intake|Comments Off on How To Add Power To Your BMW E36 M3

How To Protect Your BMW E9X M3 With This Skid Plate Install DIY

With the prices of BMW E9X M3 reaching affordable levels, it's no surprise the M-powered legend doesn't last long on the second-hand market. When you can pick a 414hp high-strung V8 powered luxury sports compact with no compromise to reliability and quality or a thirty-year-old Nissan with no parts availability and half the horsepower, it's [...]

2020-07-07T10:54:33-04:00July 7th, 2020|BMW, Body & Exterior, DIYs|Comments Off on How To Protect Your BMW E9X M3 With This Skid Plate Install DIY