New ECS Tuning Volkswagen Performance Upgrades: March 2020

For the past few weeks, the world has been held in precarious suspense over the COVID-19 pandemic. This isn’t a situation to take lightly. Businesses have closed their doors, hundreds of thousands of people have been affected directly by contracting the virus, and millions have experienced anything from inconvenient to drastically life-life-changing impacts on their [...]

2020-04-07T16:39:28-04:00April 7th, 2020|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on New ECS Tuning Volkswagen Performance Upgrades: March 2020

The Volkswagen MK8 GTI is Here

The car that started the modern era of affordable enthusiast ownership and simultaneously introduced the world to the idea of a hot hatchback is finally getting its official eighth generation. Yesterday, Volkswagen showed us the MK8 GTI, GTE, and GTD options we will see in showrooms everywhere quite soon. Here is our first look at [...]

2020-02-27T16:18:31-05:00February 27th, 2020|About, Volkswagen|Comments Off on The Volkswagen MK8 GTI is Here

How to Make Your MK6 or MK7 GTI Look Better in Five Minutes: ECS Direct Fit Exhaust Tips

When it comes to adding personal touches to our cars, you often have three qualities to expect, and two you can pick per upgrade. As the old saying goes; you can have it fast, you can have it good, and you can have it cheap, but you can’t have all three. You have to pick [...]

2020-01-22T15:14:33-05:00January 22nd, 2020|About, DIYs, Exhaust, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Make Your MK6 or MK7 GTI Look Better in Five Minutes: ECS Direct Fit Exhaust Tips

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