Best Performance Upgrades to Fit Your Budget

If you’re like me and don’t spend money on anything but food and car parts, then a little splurge won’t break the bank. But how much are we talking? What are the best bang-for-your-buck options? Well, an upgrade or series of maintenance services that cost under $1,000 is a safe bet. For a cool stack, [...]

2021-04-30T15:56:48-04:00April 30th, 2021|Exhaust, Performance, Schwaben, Suspension|Comments Off on Best Performance Upgrades to Fit Your Budget

Best Upgrades for your VW MK4 GTI 1.8T

The Volkswagen MK4 GTI with the 1.8T engine is one of the most commonly modified platforms available. Thanks to its availability, affordability, and the aftermarket support offered for this engine, it’s more of a question of where to start rather than what to do. Everyone knows bolt-on upgrades paired with a software tune are the [...]

2020-11-10T15:31:15-05:00November 10th, 2020|Performance, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Best Upgrades for your VW MK4 GTI 1.8T

ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Modifying cars is more than just our hobby, it’s our lifestyle. It is a form of expression we use to show our passion and enthusiasm, for the path we have chosen in life. The problem is, this form of art is more involved than just learning how to put ink on paper. It combines mechanical [...]

2020-07-01T15:25:22-04:00July 1st, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, Engine, Exhaust, Performance, Software, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Whether you just purchased your first car or have decided to start modifying your daily driver, you have an overwhelming sea of questions laid out in front of you. What upgrades do you pick? What brands can you trust? How much is this going to cost? Will any of it make a difference? Even if [...]

2020-06-10T13:42:13-04:00June 10th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Buying Guide, Carbon Fiber, Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

The MK5 GTI is one of the least-loved generations of the namesake but we don’t think that’s fair. Just because the lovable boxy styling of the GTI faded into the past with the introduction of the rather bubbly and rounded MK5 generation doesn’t mean it can’t be cool. Some of the best-looking cars I notice [...]

2020-06-08T13:54:59-04:00June 8th, 2020|Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

Best Coilovers to Fit Your Budget

Coilovers are just one of the many ways to lower your vehicle for better handling and precision settings to improve lap times, fitment, responsiveness, and in some cases comfort. Coilovers are not always best for everyone, but are more universal than the other methods of lowering your car for improved handling. If you need to [...]

2021-07-14T15:16:22-04:00May 5th, 2020|About, Suspension|Comments Off on Best Coilovers to Fit Your Budget

Upgrades you can Afford with the 2020 Stimulus Check

Millions of Americans woke up this morning to an extra $1,200 in their accounts thanks to the Congressionally passed ‘Covid-19 Stimulus Bill’ that is designed to help reinvigorate the economy and provide much-needed assistance to those out of work struggling to pay for necessities. If you’re like most people, this stimulus check is effectively money [...]

2020-04-15T15:52:10-04:00April 15th, 2020|Audi, BMW, DIYs, Exhaust, Performance, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Upgrades you can Afford with the 2020 Stimulus Check

The Brand-New ECS Street Performance Coilovers for your Audi B8 A4, A5, S4, or S5

You may remember the ECS Street Performance Coilover line we released last year as an affordable way to easily and effectively lower your car with some measure of adjustability thanks to the body adjustable ride height function. However, just offering an entry-level package with only a slight benefit over lowering springs wasn’t good enough for [...]

2019-11-20T15:13:06-05:00November 20th, 2019|About, Audi, Suspension|Comments Off on The Brand-New ECS Street Performance Coilovers for your Audi B8 A4, A5, S4, or S5

SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery

SEMA is the largest automotive expo in the world. It offers some of the best and brightest from around the community that bring new products, builds, and their determination to the center stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We have not been heavily present at this show, both as a result of our [...]

2019-11-14T21:27:16-05:00November 11th, 2019|Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on SEMA 2019: ECS Tuning Gallery