Teambuilding Exercises: Dragway 42 ECS Friends and Family Night

Team building exercises are important for modern companies. They promote trust, mitigate conflict, encourage communication, and increase collaboration according to Forbes magazine. Teams of analysts, business consultants, and entire companies dedicate themselves to running the numbers to determine exact profit and productivity as they correlate to these exercises. The data drilled down to exact relationships, [...]

2019-10-15T20:47:40-04:00October 15th, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Teambuilding Exercises: Dragway 42 ECS Friends and Family Night

Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest: ECS Coverage

You know it was a good weekend when you sit down to write the coverage from a show and all that floods your mind are inside jokes. My sides still hurt from continuous laughter with Noah, Mike, and the boys from Black Forest Industries after a successful Oktoberfest celebration in Cary, North Carolina. That [...]

2019-11-14T17:31:15-05:00October 15th, 2019|Audi, BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Black Forest Industries Oktoberfest: ECS Coverage

Midvale Speedway and the Summer Drift Series Debut Event

It finally happened. This past weekend, the Summer Drift crew made their debut at Midvale Speedway with some spectacular successes and equally dramatic mishaps. With fresh builds, the team of five showed up to experience the results of three months’ worth of frantic wrenching. In summary, it was a phenomenal event that was impossible to [...]

2019-09-06T15:42:15-04:00August 26th, 2019|BMW, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Midvale Speedway and the Summer Drift Series Debut Event

Best Mods for the VW MK7 Golf R

Tracing its roots to the MK2 Golf Rallye, the latest iteration to bear the R badge from Volkswagen is the MK7/7.5 Golf R. The legendary Golf R is the beefier big brother to the GTI, which already sports amazing performance potential, but lacks the total package found in the top-of-the-line hot hatchback from Wolfsburg. With [...]

2019-09-06T15:44:53-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Volkswagen|Comments Off on Best Mods for the VW MK7 Golf R

Why You Need Hubcentric Rings for Aftermarket Wheels

Lately, many customers have asked us about hubcentric rings and hubcentric spacers. We would love to answer that question and educate everyone on some other related terminology to ensure the next time you go to buy wheels, you’ll have an understanding of what you need to know to make the right choice. Here is everything [...]

2019-09-06T17:02:41-04:00August 2nd, 2019|About, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Why You Need Hubcentric Rings for Aftermarket Wheels

How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

I spend way too much time thinking about how I would build a car that I don’t own and most likely never will. Today isn’t much different. I parked next to a coworker’s car today that he barely drives and was reminded that the Volkswagen MK6 GTI exists. Really, it doesn’t just exist, it’s a [...]

2019-06-27T20:20:55-04:00June 26th, 2019|About, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on How Would We Build a Volkswagen MK6 GTI

Why the MK4 GTI 1.8t is a Perfect Project for 2019

When the GTI was first introduced in 1976 to European markets, it quickly defined a segment of its own creation as a hot hatchback. It was an immensely successful platform that was designed around an attempt to replace the already ancient VW Beetle. Eventually, it became the brand’s best-selling namesake to date. Currently, we are [...]

2019-06-04T20:18:15-04:00June 4th, 2019|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Why the MK4 GTI 1.8t is a Perfect Project for 2019

Best Mods for a Daily Driven Volkswagen MK7 or MK7.5 GTI for Power and Performance

When you picture the quintessential hot hatchback, you probably think first of the Volkswagen GTI. For over forty years, VW has consistently set the paradigm with its GTI in that segment. Most recently, the MK7 and updated MK7.5 GTI 2.0T have delivered more performance and potential from essentially the same formula that created the namesake’s [...]

2019-02-20T17:40:22-05:00February 20th, 2019|About, DIYs, Engine, Exhaust, Intake, Performance, Project Cars, Software, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Best Mods for a Daily Driven Volkswagen MK7 or MK7.5 GTI for Power and Performance