How to Add Over 100 Horsepower to your VW MK7 GTI

If you are one of the growing numbers of MK7 GTI owners, then chances are you love the car for its quirky responsiveness, convenience, and of course the 2.0T gen3 engine powering the little hot hatchback. For the everyday driver, you can’t ask for a much better package. The MK7 GTI, like its predecessors, is [...]

April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Add Over 100 Horsepower to your VW MK7 GTI

Why the BMW E36/8 Z3 M Coupe is the Best M Car Ever Made

When most people talk about BMW’s line of M-Cars, they instinctively begin with the introduction of the E30 M3 as the little pet-project that could. They will explain how it was hastily thrown together from a then tiny M-Division in response to the overwhelming success AMG experienced with their dominance in the German Touring [...]

April 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why the BMW E36/8 Z3 M Coupe is the Best M Car Ever Made

DIY: How to Bleed Your Brakes the Right Way

Introduction: This article will give you all the information you need to successfully bleed your brake system. The following topics will be covered: When and why you need to bleed your brakes The different methods you can use The different tools that are available The different types of brake fluid and why it is [...]

April 23rd, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, Braking, DIYs, MINI, Porsche, Schwaben, Tech Tips, Volkswagen|Comments Off on DIY: How to Bleed Your Brakes the Right Way

ECS Explores the Brand New Audi R8 V10 Prestige Plus Edition and Supersprint Sport Exhaust

The Audi R8 is one of the less-conspicuous supercars available and hints at a refined taste for luxury and performance in a comparatively understated package. When it was released in 2006, the R8 was available only as a 4.2 Liter V8. Nearly immediately, Audi slapped a 5.2-liter FSI V10 into the Quattro coupe, and [...]

April 20th, 2018|About, Audi, Exhaust|Comments Off on ECS Explores the Brand New Audi R8 V10 Prestige Plus Edition and Supersprint Sport Exhaust

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Your Car to Wheel Studs

Most passenger cars today are equipped with lug-studs, which mate to their female threads on the hub and hold the wheel in place. They work perfectly for holding the factory wheels to the hub and are not something a ‘normal’ commuter would think twice about. However, if you have ever had to service your car [...]

April 18th, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, DIYs, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Your Car to Wheel Studs

The Euro District ECS Tuning Event Coverage

For the past few years, ECS Tuning has been sparsely present at events, trade shows, and race tracks as we have been focusing on our growth. While we are still experiencing these growing pains, we are looking forward to being present at more events locally and around the East Coast. This past weekend, we [...]

April 17th, 2018|Audi, BMW, ECS Nation, General, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on The Euro District ECS Tuning Event Coverage

Best Coilovers for your BMW E30 3-Series from CATuned

When it comes to modern companies focused on vintage BMW support, the list is not a long one. Over the years, names like Hartge, AC Schnitzer, Zender, Husco, and more have been replaced by contemporary equivalents. These new companies refuse to let the aging pre-90’s BMWs fade away into obscurity. CATuned is one of [...]

April 16th, 2018|About, BMW, DIYs, Suspension|Comments Off on Best Coilovers for your BMW E30 3-Series from CATuned

Prep Your Show Car with Honest Wash

With warm weather finally upon us, our cars that have been in hibernation or under the knife all winter are ready to stretch their legs and take advantage of sunny afternoons. For many of us, our cars are being prepped for season opener shows across the country. After sitting for a winter, there are a [...]

April 13th, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, Car Care, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Prep Your Show Car with Honest Wash

How To Make More Horsepower In Your Turbo Car with Water Meth Injection

When it comes to performance cars, tuners are generally in one of two camps: naturally aspirated or forced induction. Naturally aspirated vehicles offer a smooth power band, but the only way to pull massive horsepower and torque gains from an NA is with more displacement or by introducing a means of forced induction. Turbo [...]

April 10th, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, Turbo, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How To Make More Horsepower In Your Turbo Car with Water Meth Injection

ECS Tuning & StopTech VW MK7.5 GTI Sweepstakes: H&R Coilover Install

The MK7.5 GTI that will end up in the hands of one lucky customer later this summer is coming right along. Zach wasted no time in beginning the extensive modifications we have planned for the GTI and has already made some serious changes. The MK7.5 GTI is no longer a factory-spec car thanks to [...]

April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ECS Tuning & StopTech VW MK7.5 GTI Sweepstakes: H&R Coilover Install