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ECS Carbon Fiber Exterior Products | BMW E46

Apr 20, 2018

Subtlety is the name of the game for European performance tuning. ECS understands this concept and works diligently to provide the most discreet, tasteful visual upgrades available for your BMW. Choose the area of your car that looks like it could use some excitement and pick up where the factory left off. Get ready for show season with ECS.

Drivetrain Mounts for your BMW E46 3 Series

Apr 20, 2018

Improve your throttle response and decrease driveline deflection with Drivetrain Mount Kits for your BMW! With these stiffer mounts you will feel a tangible difference in driving experience! Polyurethane: These are great on the street or for some light track day use. DELRIN®: For any BMW owner looking for the spirited weekend drive to the next track event (Increased NVH) Solid: Should not be used for street driving and should only be used when all drivetrain mounts are being changed to solid.

BMW E46 M3 Turner Motorsport Chassis Reinforcement Kits

Apr 17, 2018

With chassis bracing failures showing in all mileage ranges the BMW E46 3 Series, Turner Motorsport has come up with the most comprehensive fixes available. The Turner Reinforcement Kits. These kits are developed to reinforce for the most common weak points your BMW’s chassis. With these kits in place, you can be sure that your car spends less time on a body rack and more time on the street and race track.

New - ECS Vacuum Actuated Exhaust Cutouts

Apr 13, 2018

Free up horsepower easily without sacrificing comfort with the ECS Vacuum Actuated Exhaust Cutouts! A simple modification that allows you to flip between the factory exhaust routing through the full system or dumped out the open valve when you need extra performance. Since the vacuum-actuated valve is not electronic, it will not stick or burn out, meaning you will enjoy this effective modification for a long time without worry. No welding required, instant power, and a fraction the cost of a full exhaust system makes this the perfect upgrade for your German performance car.

Turner Shifter Bushings for your BMW

Apr 11, 2018

The bolt in upgrade for clean crisp shifting has arrived courtesy of Turner Motorsport. These Performance Shifter Bushing Assembly don’t require unfavorable modifications, such as cutting or even burning of factory components, to install simply remove your old assembly and bolt in your new poly bushing! The Turner Motorsport Performance rear shifter bushing is designed to remove the shifter play caused by an old failed rubber shifter bushing. Manufacturing the bushing from polyurethane instead of rubber reduces the amount of stretch caused by the moving part through the bushing.

Turner Front Control Arm Monoball Upgrade | BMW E46 M3

Apr 11, 2018

Engineered by Turner Motorsport to be the no-compromise FCAB solution. Stock rubber front control arm bushings are soft and flexible helping to add a “luxury” feel to your high-performance BMW. The Turner monoball removes the soft rubber and replaces it with a robust, greaseable, double lip sealed spherical bearing cupped in a 6061-T6 housing with Delrin arm adapter bearing insert which offers instantaneous cornering and braking response.

10% Off - Turner BMW E46 M3 Aluminum Skid Plate

Apr 10, 2018

The E46 M3 belly pan is a constant point of impact for parking curbs, inclines, and road debris leaving you with a drooping or damaged belly pan resulting in a filthy engine bay. The Turner Motorsport skid plate is the ultimate upgrade for your belly pan replacement woes, simply being the final replacement for nearly the same cost as the complete plastic OE replacement. Turner paid close attention to fitment in all areas including radiator support and fender liners. Durability is ensured with a center plate manufactured from 8 gauge 5052 aluminum with 3/16” frame supports.

NEW Turner Polyurethane Engine Mounts | BMW

Apr 5, 2018

Enthusiasts looking to find the best of both worlds often look to polyurethane engine mounts - and many are disappointed with other designs on the market. Seeking a mount that offers a positive connection yet doesn't deform, fail, or rattle the fillings out of their mouths is frequently a lost cause. Turner engineers designed these mounts with these very concerns in mind. At the core of their enclosed design is a partially-constrained, multi-piece polyurethane bushing with precisely-set preload. This ensures Crisper throttle response and direct power transfer.

2018 New Products for your BMW

Apr 4, 2018

ECS had a productive 2017 and a roaring start to 2018 with several new performance aftermarket components for your favorite European cars. Our new parts for your Audi, BMW, MINI, and VW include everything from simple cosmetic upgrades to awesome performance pieces. Check out our full line of new products for your vehicle!

K and P High Performance Stainless Steel Oil Filter

Apr 2, 2018

Stainless steel filtration is not a new technology but is quickly gaining popularity in the automotive segment. With the ability to filter down as small as a paper filter element with the ability to be washed and reused! The K&P Engineering filter element is made from medical grade, type 304 stainless steel micronic filter cloth to provide unmatched protection. K&P Engineering manufactures stainless steel filters for a vast array of engines around the world. Staying at the forefront of design and testing allows this company to offer a top-tier product for your European vehicle.

BMW E46 M3 Suspension Refresh and Repair

Mar 28, 2018

Suspension components on any vehicle wear out from rough roads and harsh driving conditions. For a company like BMW, known for superior suspension designs and impressive handling, the issue is even more crucial. Many suspension parts don't just fail one at a time and oftentimes when one fails, the matching part on the opposite side is right behind it. ECS-assembled, and Genuine BMW front, rear, and complete kits are available depending on your current needs - all offering matching components for both sides for a professional job the first time.

Schrick Camshafts for your S54 Powered BMW

Mar 24, 2018

One of the best modifications to make your BMW even more aggressive is to swap your factory camshafts for 'hotter' cams with longer duration. Now back in stock are the Schrick Performance Camshafts to help boost the top end power in your S54. Schrick has been an industry leader since 1969 in producing performance and street camshafts with proven gains. They provide both camshafts capable of living with daily, and camshafts intended for race use exclusively. For noticeable, reliable, consistent power there is no better choice than including more aggressive cams in your build.

BMW E46 M3 Front and Rear 2-piece Rotors

Mar 6, 2018

Light on weight. Long on looks. Our 2-Piece rotors combine the natural advantages of a cast-iron braking surface with the weight savings and rapid heat dissipation of an aluminum hat. Drilled and slotted to keep the swept area cool and clean, our lightweight vented rotors reduce unsprung weight to improve both braking and suspension performance. ECS Tuning 2-Piece rotors are direct bolts on that work with factory and many aftermarket brake components; no mods required.

BMW ECS Ultimate Performance Rear Shock Mounts

Mar 2, 2018

The rear shock mounts of your BMW are prone to failure. Snaps, pops, thuds, and cracks are not sounds you should be hearing. A sagging rear end isn't something you should have to see. If this describes your car, chances are you need new rear shock mounts and we have you covered. Factory style mounts for factory fresh feel. Turner Motorsports Monoball the track ready solution. ECS Ultimate Performance Rear Shock mount, Polyurethane-isolated monoball design for street comfort with race performance.

Sprint Booster V3 for your BMW

Feb 27, 2018

By using state of the art electronics, Sprint Booster allows crisp and instantaneous acceleration, eliminating all drive by wire delays. A dash mounted selectable switch lets you choose between stock/moderate/aggressive acceleration modes at the touch of an LED button. Installation is as simple as plugging it in between your accelerator pedal module and the harness. Once installed you'll instantly feel the difference the moment you step on the throttle. It can be removed just as easily if you ever want to return your car back to stock. Money-back guarantee!

Schwaben Subframe & Diff Bushing Tool | MINI/BMW

Feb 26, 2018

At-home bushing service can be a pain. Especially the rear trailing arm bushings, since the rear carrier usually needs to come out as well for access. With the Schwaben Subframe and Differential Bushing Tool Set, your removal and install process becomes a breeze. Having the right tools for the job makes the difference between a painless maintenance service and a massive headache. Schwaben has the right tools for your BMW to keep it on the road and driving like it should!

 New Schwaben Fender Lip Roller

Feb 26, 2018

Need to fit some aggressive wheels and tires, but your fenders require rolling? The Schwaben Fender Lip Roller is your at-home solution for forming your fender lips without paying excessively at a shop. Get the look you want with professional-like quality from the Schwaben Fender Lip Roller!

QuickJack | Part Lift | Part Jack | for your Vehicle

Feb 19, 2018

The ultimate solution in portable lifting technologies is undoubtedly QuickJack. The days of rolling your floor jack around and snagging it on cords or rocks are over. Just slide the QuickJack risers under your car and enjoy a safe, stable, convenient lift at the touch of a button. At a fraction of the cost of traditional lifts and the portability of the low-profile risers, QuickJack is your perfect choice, whether you are in your home garage or in the pit at a track day!

BMW E46 M3 Castrol Oil Service Kits

Feb 19, 2018

If you demand nothing but Castrol TWS for your high performance M3 engine, then we have good news. Now you can buy Castrol Edge Professional TWS--for less. This is the same oil specified by BMW engineers for the M3. The same oil that came in your M3's crankcase from Bavaria. Not a similar oil; not a substitute. The real deal. The difference? The bottle. Save on your next oil change by buying Castrol TWS in a slightly different bottle, and put the savings in the bank. Or the tank. Same oil. Less dough. Any questions?

10% Off Specialty Tools from Schwaben

Feb 15, 2018

With tax returns and the spring season right around the corner, we wanted to thank you for all of the hard work that you have put in over the winter. We have selected a handful of specialty tools from Schwaben to help get your project up and running before optimal driving weather is here. Sale Ends at 11:59 PM (EST) Thursday February 22, 2018

Schwaben Scan Tools - Back In Stock!

Feb 12, 2018

Developed by the most distinguished experts of this industry, the Schwaben Professional Scan Tool is one of the most powerful aftermarket tools available for your European car. From simple trouble code reads/clears, service light resets, parking brake deactivation, recording live sensor data, to providing live data graphing; The Schwaben Professional Scan Tool does it all! Owning a Schwaben Scan Tool separates you from the average car enthusiast, empowering you with manufacturer-level diagnostic and analytic capabilities.

Fertan Rust Converter

Feb 3, 2018

Fertan Rust Converter

Did You Know?

Winter months keep us from enjoying our cars, especially in areas with heavy salt use on the roads. Each time we get behind the wheel, we almost hear rust beginning in all the nooks and crannies under and around your car. With FERTAN Rust Converter, you can stop those rust problems as they start! The converter neutralizes rust by converting it to an inert state, halting its progression, and allows you to clean off the rusted surface easily to be prepped for further repair. Don't let rust get you down, solve it with FERTAN Rust Converter!

Now Offering Fortune Auto Coilovers for your E46

Jan 26, 2018

Fortune Auto Coilovers have found homes in several of the up-and-coming time attack stars all across the country for good reason. Their uncompromising performance, complete customizability, and entirely adjustable design allow you to maximize your suspension capabilities in line with other complementary modifications to create the perfect track, street, or show car out of your BMW E46. Don't be the only one with cheap coilovers at your next track day: build proper suspension with Fortune Auto.

BMW E46 M3 Performance Brake Service Kits

Jan 22, 2018

Stuffing new brake pads in your BMW doesn't really qualify as a brake job, especially on high-milers and vehicles driven where the roads are salted in winter. Pads and rotors don't just wear out. Many suffer from rust scale accumulations, warping, and surface pitting that reduce braking efficiency--and extend stopping distances far beyond what BMW intended. Now you can install pads, rotors, and hardware at the same time to restore driving pleasure, and braking performance appropriate for a true driving machine. Stop where you want, when you want.

BMW S54 VANOS Filter Change Kits

Jan 5, 2018

The VANOS system in the S54 inline-six engine is a finely-tuned variable valve timing adjuster, relying on high pressure oil to function effectively. This high pressure oil is filtered to remove impurities in the oil, which may otherwise damage the expensive unit, turning it into an expensive paperweight. A clogged filter results in oil starvation: a no-no for VANOS. Servicing the VANOS filter at regular 30k mile intervals will help ensure this does not come to pass.

Schwaben Micro Jump Start Kit

Dec 15, 2017

Do you trust your car's battery? It's your car's sole source of power, and it may leave you helpless if you have no jumper cables or anyone to help. Now you can handle these dangerous situations with the Schwaben Micro Jump Start Kit. Just about the size of a phone, it holds the power to jump your car's battery and get you going again -- and again, three or four more times on a single charge! This is your all-in-one go-to lifeline. Jump start your car, charge your cell phone, and use its flashlight to stay safe and prevent emergency situations. Never leave home without it!

ECS Performance Poly Diff Bushings | BMW E46 M3

Dec 4, 2017

The ECS Engineered Performance Polyurethane Differential Bushing with Black anodized 6061-T6 aluminum Sleeve Sets take care of drive line slop and reduce power deflection, while increasing throttle response and overall drive train rigidity. After your engine produces power, and before your wheels propel your vehicle forward, energy is lost through your drive train. These losses are measurable and significant, and are made worse by worn or failing bushings. ECS recognized the need for more performance-oriented differential bushings, and have arrived at another world-class product.

ECS Virtual Gift Card

Dec 1, 2017

ECS Virtual Gift Card

Did You Know?

Be a hero to the car enthusiast in your life! With ECS Virtual Gift Cards, worrying about fitment, years, makes, models, or any other difficulty you find in shopping for them is gone! These cards are the gift of tuning: you can know their next project was on you, without having to play a guessing game to get the right parts! So fill their stockings, send off those Holiday cards, and give the gifts you know they want! Gift cards work for apparel, maintenance parts, performance parts, accessories, and more! Whatever their next project is, they'll know it's been on you!

Schwaben Lifting Products

Nov 25, 2017

When it comes to getting under your car to perform any type of service it's very wise to do it right. The Schwaben 2 Ton aluminum floor has the ability for getting under low cars without lifting height sacrifice. If you prefer to drive right into you service we also carry a line of ramps with accessories to accommodate even the lowest of vehicles. From jack stands to wheels stands, these are a key point in safety when supporting the vehicle while working underneath. This is a small investment for safe working conditions.

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