Wheel and Tire Guide: How to give your car perfect fitment

Wheels and tires are an important part of differentiating your car from every other commuter vehicle on the road. Whether you are looking to ‘kill the game’ with an aggressive set of wheels and tires, or just change your car’s look, your wheel and tire choice will play a big part in making that [...]

April 7th, 2018|About, Audi, DIYs, MINI, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Wheel and Tire Guide: How to give your car perfect fitment

A Brief History of the Audi C7 RS7 Quattro

The Audi RS7 is the latest big-body Sportback sedan based off of the A7 platform. This impressive cruiser boasts a 560 hp twin-scroll turbo 4.0 TFSI V8 that powers all four wheels thanks to Audi’s impressive Quattro all-wheel-drive system. An eight-speed ZF automatic gearbox smoothly shifts the RS7 through the gears and shoulders the power [...]

April 4th, 2018|About, Audi, General, Performance, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Brief History of the Audi C7 RS7 Quattro

Vendor Spotlight: Black Forest Industries

In 2001, Black Forest Industries was founded to provide Audi and VW parts to the growing European Tuning Community in America. Their unique, high-quality, performance parts are designed to improve both the aesthetics and driving experience of your Audi or VW and are renowned for their exceptional shift knobs available for nearly all European [...]

April 3rd, 2018|About, Audi, General, Performance, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Black Forest Industries

Product Spotlight: New ECS Downpipe for your Audi B9 A4 2.0T

Automotive enthusiasts love aggressive exhaust notes like fat kids love cake; it’s just a fact. While full stainless steel exhausts sound incredible and are definitely worth it, folks just looking for a little more growl out of their B9 A4 should choose our brand new ECS Stainless Steel 3” Down Pipe. [...]

April 2nd, 2018|About, Audi, Exhaust, Performance|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: New ECS Downpipe for your Audi B9 A4 2.0T

Vendor Spotlight: Sparta Evolution Big Brakes for your BMW

For most BMW owners, your cars are more than something that fills a necessity. Your BMW is a source of enjoyment. Whether you take your BMW to an occasional track event or just enjoy a spirited drive blasting tunes down your favorite road, having a brake system capable of providing sufficient force is critical. From [...]

March 29th, 2018|About, BMW, Braking, Performance|Comments Off on Vendor Spotlight: Sparta Evolution Big Brakes for your BMW

Best Visual Mods for your VW MK7 GTI

With the recent release of the VW MK7.5 Facelift model, the MK7 will soon start appearing in second-hand markets. One thing we love about the MK7 GTI is its aggressive new look yet familiar interior. Of course, being a tuning company, we always think cars can be even better. The MK7 GTI is no different: [...]

March 27th, 2018|About, Carbon Fiber, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Visual Mods for your VW MK7 GTI

Product Spotlight: New ECS Center X-Pipe Exhaust Section for your Audi B8 S4

We love the B8 S4. The incredible power band, comfortable interior, and connected driving feeling still present in the late-model Quattro are just a few of the things we like most about our own S4. Unfortunately, the exhaust note is somewhat lacking in our opinion. Of course, there are full exhaust options that can add [...]

March 23rd, 2018|About, Audi, DIYs, Exhaust|Comments Off on Product Spotlight: New ECS Center X-Pipe Exhaust Section for your Audi B8 S4

VW MK7 GTI Rear Chassis Brace and Rear Subframe Brace

The VW MK7 GTI is quickly becoming a tuning staple just as its predecessors before were. It should be no surprise, then, we have released two more performance parts from our own Research and Development department. specifically designed to improve the rigidity of your MK7 GTI. Our brand new ECS Rear Chassis Brace and ECS [...]

March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on VW MK7 GTI Rear Chassis Brace and Rear Subframe Brace

Spotlight: StopTech Trophy Big Brake Kits for your BMW

BMW equipped most of their cars with brake systems capable of performing incredibly well on the street under normal and even spirited driving conditions. If you want to be more aggressive or even competitive, you will need to address the stopping power and heat dissipation issues that will likely arise with the stock system. StopTech [...]

March 16th, 2018|About, BMW, Braking|Comments Off on Spotlight: StopTech Trophy Big Brake Kits for your BMW

The ECS Tuning MK4 GTI 20th Anniversary

One of the benefits of being a producer and vendor of performance parts is the collection of performance vehicles sitting around the shop that are necessary for testing and development. Our own MK4 GTI 20th Anniversary is one of the cars that always seems to evoke powerful emotions from the ECS family. Not [...]

March 14th, 2018|About, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on The ECS Tuning MK4 GTI 20th Anniversary