Audi B6 A4 1.8T Quattro Upgrades for More Power

When someone mentions Audi in the context of modified cars, what comes to mind are generally B8 A4s, B5 S4s, the R8, anything with a 5-cylinder, and the likes. Often far down that list, if it’s even present, is the B6 A4 1.8T Quattro. Not for any intrinsic reasons, it’s a great car and has [...]

2020-12-03T15:36:01-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on Audi B6 A4 1.8T Quattro Upgrades for More Power

Winter Project Car Ideas

If you’re in the market for a new headache (project car,) there’s no better time to get started than in the winter. You’re not going to be driving, you spend a lot of time at home, and need something to keep that seasonal depression at bay. Why not take advantage of those aspects and do [...]

2020-11-03T14:15:43-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Buying Guide|Comments Off on Winter Project Car Ideas

Must-Have Tools For Your Garage This Winter

If you’re like me, the winter is good for staying inside under a blanket with a glass of whiskey or next to your heater in the garage tackling large projects. With my recent trip to Euro District, I have a newfound motivation to start cleaning up that last 10% of my BMW E30 build to [...]

2020-10-23T11:27:43-04:00October 22nd, 2020|DIYs, General, Schwaben|Comments Off on Must-Have Tools For Your Garage This Winter

What You Need To Know About CARB And The Future Of Performance Upgrades

Here at ECS Tuning, we’re all car enthusiasts. From producing and distributing some of the highest-quality performance, OEM, and aftermarket parts to creating unique content, sweepstakes, and participating in the European car scene, we love what we do. That means we have an opportunity to be a leader in our industry and enthusiast community when [...]

2020-10-12T15:20:15-04:00October 12th, 2020|About, Performance|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About CARB And The Future Of Performance Upgrades

B8 S4 Sweepstakes Build Update

Our B8.5 S4 sweepstakes car is making productive headway as we approach the end of this fun little venture. If you haven’t been following along, we’re giving away this B8.5 S4 built in-house by our expert R&D team with help from a fantastic list of partners. Every $25 you spend here at ECS is an [...]

2020-10-09T11:06:08-04:00October 8th, 2020|Audi|8 Comments

Something Fun: Billet Aluminum Power Port Plugs

Modifying your car doesn’t always have to be a six-hour project that leaves you filthy and bloodies your knuckles. Sometimes, it’s just a simple little change that makes you smile and that’s all it needs to be. We have a sense of humor here and we think most people that upgrade their cars share a [...]

2020-10-06T14:34:36-04:00October 6th, 2020|Audi, Interior, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Something Fun: Billet Aluminum Power Port Plugs

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|Comments Off on OE, OEM, Aftermarket, What’s It All Mean?

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