Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

There are nearly infinite avenues to explore in the world of cars. One that has become particularly fascinating as it has evolved is the stance movement. It involves taking a car and focusing on building the cleanest execution possible, fitting rare wheels built to insane specs, and giving the suspension necessary modifications to emulate concept [...]

2020-06-30T10:51:21-04:00June 19th, 2020|Mercedes-Benz|Comments Off on Labor Of Love: Bogdan’s Bagged Mercedes Benz 190e

Throwback Thursday: A European Experience 2018 Story

Continuing the trend of normal content, it’s Thursday, which makes it the perfect day to do a throwback article. I’m more creative than just re-running an old article, so let’s take a look back at one of my favorite experiences since joining ECS in 2017. That would have to be the European Experience 2018 trip [...]

2020-04-23T15:12:20-04:00April 23rd, 2020|About, ECS Show Nation, Project Cars|Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: A European Experience 2018 Story

Riverside Chattanooga: Event Coverage

Parked in Karey's garage before some repairs Friday, March 13th, was anything but an unlucky Friday for us. While the official Riverside V meet had been axed by the Governor, the car enthusiasts who had descended on Chattanooga were determined to persist with several pop-up meets on a much smaller scale. The weekend was a more [...]

2020-03-26T14:55:55-04:00March 26th, 2020|Audi, BMW, ECS Show Nation, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Project Cars, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Riverside Chattanooga: Event Coverage

The Best of 2019 at ECS Tuning

2020 is upon us. Yesterday, we took a look back at some of the decade’s car trends and made some predictions about trends to come. Today, we’re just going to reminisce about 2019. We were quite busy this year, but some highlights stick out in my mind as the best moments throughout the year. These [...]

2019-12-31T15:58:59-05:00December 31st, 2019|Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Porsche, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on The Best of 2019 at ECS Tuning

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

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

Is Bags and Wheels a Build?

Ok. This is a tough one. Part of me wants to say ‘build it your way’ like Burder Kang or something, and the other part of me wants to say ‘the word build is overused, often incorrectly.’ To what I am referring to is obviously the time-honored internet tradition of arguing over whether slamming your [...]

2019-10-30T21:25:13-04:00October 30th, 2019|About, Suspension, Wheels|Comments Off on Is Bags and Wheels a Build?

Wheel Fitment, Spacers, Hub-Centric Rings, and Wheel Sizing Explained

Whether you think wheels and a drop constitute a build or not, realistically, proper fitment on excellent wheels and your choice of lowering methods make a car completely different. A lowered height, good wheel choice, and proper wheel fitment drastically improves the look of a car and can take it from boring commuter to [...]

2019-11-14T21:39:22-05:00October 29th, 2019|About, Wheels|Comments Off on Wheel Fitment, Spacers, Hub-Centric Rings, and Wheel Sizing Explained

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