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|2 Comments

Common Problems For The BMW E92 M3

If you are looking at an E92 M3 or just purchased one, you’re in for one of the most rewarding driving experiences available, especially for cars at that price point. For roughly $25,000, you can have a 414hp S65-powered coupe with a manual or DCT transmission that perfectly balances luxury and performance for a stellar [...]

2020-07-06T15:22:49-04:00July 6th, 2020|BMW|Comments Off on Common Problems For The BMW E92 M3

How To Fix Common Problems With The Audi B8 A4

The Audi B8 A4 is the S4’s less angry counterpart. If you want all the style but aren’t concerned with having the most powerful engine available for the chassis, the B8 A4 is an excellent choice. It has all the refinement you could want from an executive sedan and plenty of ‘get up and go’ [...]

2020-06-03T13:48:17-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Audi|Comments Off on How To Fix Common Problems With The Audi B8 A4

How to Get Your Car Ready To Drive Again After Not Driving For Weeks

While we’re all sheltering in place, we’ve come to realize how much this adversity has affected nearly every function of our daily lives. Staying in and limiting our trips to stores for essential supplies is certainly the best course of action, but we’re now seeing unexpected outcomes from doing so and I’m not talking about [...]

2020-04-24T13:19:32-04:00April 24th, 2020|About, Audi, BMW, Car Care, DIYs, Porsche, Schwaben, Tech Tips, Volkswagen|Comments Off on How to Get Your Car Ready To Drive Again After Not Driving For Weeks

Staying Busy While Staying Home: Assembled by ECS Kits

With the number of states that are taking precautions over the COVID-19 outbreak growing, we know that leaves many of us at home while we wait for everything to settle and clear. That is the right move for the sake of our country’s health, but it is incredibly hard to stay busy and motivated as [...]

2020-03-23T16:31:41-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Audi, BMW, Braking, DIYs, Drivetrain, Project Cars, Schwaben, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Staying Busy While Staying Home: Assembled by ECS Kits

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

Summer Drift Series Recap: Final Exam at Lake Erie Speedway

I am one of those people who doesn’t have a competitive bone in my body. Somehow, I escaped the relatively typical mindset of the average car enthusiast in that I don’t particularly enjoy ‘winning.’ Whether it’s a car show, a track day, or even just watching my favorite teams race, I am not focused on [...]

2019-10-07T17:59:19-04:00October 7th, 2019|Audi, BMW, Project Cars, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Summer Drift Series Recap: Final Exam at Lake Erie Speedway

LIQUI MOLY: The Best Oil for your Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, MINI, Porsche or Volkswagen

Cars, like all machines, require regular service to maintain their operational lifespan. This is common knowledge to just about everyone. Two or three times a year (depending on how much you drive) you can expect to have your car on jack stands in the driveway or at your preferred service center with an oil drain [...]

2018-12-05T22:05:34-05:00December 5th, 2018|About, Audi, BMW, Car Care, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen|Comments Off on LIQUI MOLY: The Best Oil for your Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, MINI, Porsche or Volkswagen