ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Modifying cars is more than just our hobby, it’s our lifestyle. It is a form of expression we use to show our passion and enthusiasm, for the path we have chosen in life. The problem is, this form of art is more involved than just learning how to put ink on paper. It combines mechanical [...]

2020-07-01T15:25:22-04:00July 1st, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Carbon Fiber, Engine, Exhaust, Performance, Software, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on ECS Tuning’s Guide To Performance Upgrades For New Enthusiasts

Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Being a car enthusiast is much bigger than simply loving a material object. It is about experiences, good or bad, about learning, and most importantly, about the community with which you surround yourself. The friends you make, the shared passion between them, and the growth you experience together are who add depth to an otherwise [...]

2020-06-16T13:46:33-04:00June 16th, 2020|ECS Show Nation|Comments Off on Slammedenuff Nashville Part 1

Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Whether you just purchased your first car or have decided to start modifying your daily driver, you have an overwhelming sea of questions laid out in front of you. What upgrades do you pick? What brands can you trust? How much is this going to cost? Will any of it make a difference? Even if [...]

2020-06-10T13:42:13-04:00June 10th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Body & Exterior, Buying Guide, Carbon Fiber, Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Best Upgrades For A Daily Driven Car

Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

The MK5 GTI is one of the least-loved generations of the namesake but we don’t think that’s fair. Just because the lovable boxy styling of the GTI faded into the past with the introduction of the rather bubbly and rounded MK5 generation doesn’t mean it can’t be cool. Some of the best-looking cars I notice [...]

2020-06-08T13:54:59-04:00June 8th, 2020|Exhaust, Suspension, Volkswagen, Wheels|Comments Off on Visually Transform Your Volkswagen MK5 GTI On A Budget

Everything You Need To Know About the ECS Tuning Virtual Car Show 2020

We’re all missing car shows and events. However, it is important that we do our best to maintain safe and healthy practices in the middle of this pandemic (which is still very much happening, along with other turmoils that have mounted in tandem.) What we can do, though, is have virtual car shows, which have [...]

2020-06-02T14:28:54-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Audi, BMW, ECS Show Nation, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Everything You Need To Know About the ECS Tuning Virtual Car Show 2020

Solve Your VW MK6 GTI 2.0T TSI Misfire and Check Engine Light

The Volkswagen MK6 GTI 2.0T TSI took the MK5 and made it more appealing. It was better than just a facelift. It took what the MK5 did well and made significant improvements to the car at every corner. The MK6 is still an incredible platform and is more affordable than ever, but they’re becoming older [...]

2020-06-02T10:52:48-04:00June 1st, 2020|Uncategorized, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Solve Your VW MK6 GTI 2.0T TSI Misfire and Check Engine Light

The Right Performance Exhaust For Your Build

When you are modifying your car for better performance, there are basic formulas you follow. One is to add power by reducing restriction. That can be as simple as a few bolt-on upgrades or as involved as a full engine build and tons of custom fabrication. Wherever you decide to take your build, there is [...]

2020-05-28T12:26:52-04:00May 28th, 2020|Exhaust|Comments Off on The Right Performance Exhaust For Your Build

Be Cool: New ECS MQB Cast Aluminum Intercooler Upgrade

Basic Performance Upgrades, or BPUs, are the parts we enthusiasts primarily pursue. Most folks don’t do engine building, honing, boring, fabrication, and extensive custom work themselves, and certainly not on their daily drivers. No one is going to break any records with BPUs, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth it. The simple formula of [...]

2020-05-27T12:32:44-04:00May 27th, 2020|Intake, New Products, Performance|Comments Off on Be Cool: New ECS MQB Cast Aluminum Intercooler Upgrade

Best Cold Air Intakes on a Budget

Last week, we talked about the best coilovers you can choose depending on your needs and budget. This week, we’re going to take a look at a performance upgrade that adds power and hearty induction noises for yet another improvement with more than one purpose. The best performance intake systems you can choose on a [...]

2020-05-14T15:16:06-04:00May 14th, 2020|Audi, BMW, Intake, MINI, Volkswagen|Comments Off on Best Cold Air Intakes on a Budget