Riverside V ‘Unofficial’

When Julian Burkett of German Auto Pros and I began prepping my E30 for the 9-hour drive down to my hometown of Chattanooga, TN for Riverside V, we were only concerned with ensuring my BMW would make it there and back without issues. Stretched tires, less than an inch of ground clearance from my oil [...]

2020-03-27T10:53:52-04:00March 17th, 2020|BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Riverside V ‘Unofficial’

Spring Maintenance Checklist for your Audi, BMW, Mercedes, MINI, Porsche, or Volkswagen

Show season is rapidly approaching as the weather warms up. We’re all itching to get behind the wheel, drive our favorite roads, and enjoy our cars after the winter hibernation comes to an end. Today, we’re outlining what you need to do for preparation with your car before it’s ready to last the season. Whether [...]

2020-03-12T00:07:38-04:00March 11th, 2020|About, General, Schwaben|Comments Off on Spring Maintenance Checklist for your Audi, BMW, Mercedes, MINI, Porsche, or Volkswagen

The Most Important Tool for Any Home Garage

You may remember a few months back when I wrote about a Volvo 240dl 5spd wagon I picked up for a friend of mine who asked me to find one, fix it up, and bring it to her down in Nashville. After waiting on all the parts to come in from their various suppliers, I [...]

2020-01-13T15:57:38-05:00January 13th, 2020|About, DIYs|Comments Off on The Most Important Tool for Any Home Garage

How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

Winter… it just drags on. After the holidays are over, it just feels like a dead period that runs together in a monotonous crawl until you finally emerge on the other side of the season with warm weather. Until the season changes, however, we are stuck in that boring series of weeks where all we [...]

2020-01-09T16:15:20-05:00January 9th, 2020|About, Audi, BMW, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Stay Busy in the Last Few Weeks of Winter

ECS Visual Upgrades for your VW MK7 Jetta

The MK7 Jetta has made waves since its introduction as a step up in the commuter sedan with a performance twist from Volkswagen. As an alternative to the Golf, it offers grown-up looks, a trim model for every budget, and available features that would make any luxury car owner question their purchase decision. With economy [...]

2020-01-06T16:11:29-05:00January 6th, 2020|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on ECS Visual Upgrades for your VW MK7 Jetta

A Look Back at Car Trends in the 2010s

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are approaching the end of 2019. This signifies not only the end of this year but the end of the decade. With the 2010’s coming to a close, we have an opportunity to reflect on what has happened over the past ten years. Today, we’re going to look at a [...]

2019-12-30T16:37:25-05:00December 30th, 2019|About, Body & Exterior, Software, Suspension, Wheels|Comments Off on A Look Back at Car Trends in the 2010s

Are Air-Cooled Porsche Prices Finally Returning to Normal?

In the last few years, the air-cooled market, specifically the air-cooled Porsche market, has exploded in value. While you could easily snag a 964 Carrera 2 in 2008 for under $25,000, by 2015, you’d be lucky to pick one up for under $50k. By 2018, these cars in decent shape were fetching six figures for [...]

2019-11-26T16:13:00-05:00November 26th, 2019|Porsche|Comments Off on Are Air-Cooled Porsche Prices Finally Returning to Normal?

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

The Best Mods, Maintenance, and Upgrades for the BMW E30 325i, 325is, and 24valve Swap

If you have been following along with our blog for the past year, you have seen plenty of ‘best mods’ articles about some of our customer’s top-choices for performance cars. Some of these, I’ve had to do a bit of research to speak about. I’ve had to bother our product specialists, brand teams, and [...]

2019-11-14T21:31:41-05:00November 7th, 2019|About, BMW|Comments Off on The Best Mods, Maintenance, and Upgrades for the BMW E30 325i, 325is, and 24valve Swap

Staying Motivated for Winter Car Projects

Winter projects are excellent ways to stay busy and enjoy car things while you can’t do as much driving or have as many events as the warmer months allow you to experience. The only problem is, you have to have a place to work, a project to work on, and a goal to get [...]

2019-11-14T21:33:05-05:00November 6th, 2019|About, BMW|Comments Off on Staying Motivated for Winter Car Projects