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Turner Front Control Arm Monoball Upgrade | BMW E46 M3

Jun 23, 2017

Introducing the new Turner Front Control Arm Spherical Bearings. 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.

BMW ZHP and Performance Shift Knobs | E46 3 Series

Jun 22, 2017

When you turn on your car to start your day, make sure your hand falls to this shift knob. The sumptuous leather and perfect weighting will have you dreaming. These Genuine BMW shift knobs are a direct fit to all BMW manual transmissions. With the extra weight carefully placed up high on the shift lever, shift action becomes smooth, solid, and deliberate. BMW set the benchmark in shift knobs. Feel the difference.

BMW E46 M3 Structural Foam - ON SALE

Jun 22, 2017

Subframe failure on your mind? Ours too! So we put multi-packs of BMW Structural Foam on sale! For a limited time save up to 20% on Structural Foam for your BMW E46 M3!

BMW K-Mac Camber Correction Clearance

Jun 21, 2017

K-MAC offers engineered solutions for adjusting camber and increased toe adjustment at the front and rear of your car with camber plates – available in three stages to suit your driving style – and adjustable bushings. Whether you're just driving to work or trying to set the best lap times, keep your tires and your wallet happy with K-MAC.

Performance Sway Bars for your BMW E46 M3

Jun 20, 2017

The BMW E46 M3 come with excellent handling packages, but there's always room for improvement. Let us help you step up your game with suspension products that pick up where BMW left off. These sway bars are built on decades of experience designing world class suspension upgrades; then manufactured to old world standards where "excellence" is more than just a word.

BMW E46 M3 Belt Service

Jun 14, 2017

Your BMW's generator, fans, water pumps and AC compressors all rely on accessory drive belts to do their job. Over time, cracking, glazing, and squeaking occur; for these reasons, replacing your drive belts before they crack or break is a highly prudent investment. Additionally, If the accessory belt snaps constantly, or is sloppy and loose in your vehicle, the only solution is a new tensioner. The ECS-assembled kit comes with everything you need to refresh your whole drive belt system, including belts, tensioner, and hardware.

Turner Motorsport BMW SMG shift paddles

Jun 13, 2017

Ready to not only enhance your driving experience but also to add a sporty appearance to your interior. Turner Motorsports engineers worked meticulously to create an exact-fit extension for the OEM SMG shifter paddles that extends the face of the paddle without compromising feel and operation. Turner Motorsport SMG shift paddles provide you with a much broader contact area for activation of the upshift and downshift paddles compared to OEM equipment.

Schwaben Oil Service Essentials

Jun 11, 2017

When it comes to your regular car maintenance, nothing is more common than needing an oil change. Choosing the best oil for your car can often lead to a headache of opinions, so we always recommend sticking with your manufacturer's specific oil. Learning how to change your oil is an easy task for any just about any car owner, but the real trick is having the right tools for the job. Save yourself money for years to come with Schwaben! If you're not the "crawl under the car type", check out our Schwaben Fluid Extractor and Filler. This tool is amazing when it comes to oil changes.

ECS Tuning & Schwaben Fathers Day Products

Jun 10, 2017

Gift cards are perfect for the big guy, that way it makes it easy for him to choose a tool he's had is eye on or finds one he didn't even know about. He might have a repair he's been waiting to get to work on. He might need a new part for his project in the garage. Whatever it is, the ECS gift card will get him exactly what he wants. Happy Fathers Day

BMW E46 3 Series Fuel Pumps and Specialty Tools

Jun 8, 2017

The fuel pump in your vehicle is essential for delivering the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure. The unit often fails unexpectedly and at the worst possible time. ECS Tuning supplies an assortment of replacement fuel pumps to get your BMW back on the road again. In addition to fuel pumps we offer the right tools for the job. Unlike a screwdriver, punches, and other multi-use tools the Schwaben Fuel Pump Lock Ring Tool securely attaches to the fuel pump lock ring allowing easy removal and servicing of your fuel pump.

New ECS Oil Catch Can System for Your E46 M3

Jun 6, 2017

Engineered in-house and manufactured here in the USA, the ECS S54 Baffled Oil Catch Can is your Direct-Fit catch can option. This package uses a highly efficient 4-chamber oil separator and direct-fit silicone hoses. Combined with our specially designed mounting bracket we made this catch can an easy, clean install. -direct fit hose and bracketry! -Increases air intake efficiency -Promotes engine longevity -Made in USA

Eastwood Fender Rollers & Accessories

Jun 4, 2017

It's hard not to appreciate the powerful, aggressive appearance of a wide-stanced performance car; it's the look that forces enthusiasts to take your ride seriously. The effect is typically accomplished with flared fenders and over-sized wheels, requiring increased fender clearance. The Eastwood fender roller tool is easy to use, priced right, and increases fender clearance while maintaining a factory-fresh look. Kits are available that include a heat gun to keep your finish from stress cracking, & a finishing tool to form the inner fender lip for a professional-quali

3M 1080 Series Vinyl Wrap Options

Jun 3, 2017

Want to do something bold? Bodacious, even? Check out the line of 3M 1080 Series Vinyl Wrap. Add texture and style to interior and exterior surfaces by applying these durable adhesive backed films to body panels or trim. Want variety? Channel Darth Vader with gloss black or carbon fiber, or go sci-fi-starship with brushed aluminum. Buy rolls five feet wide in lengths from one to 20 feet. Hi-tech look. Low tech installation. User-friendly and easy to apply using simple tools, 3M 1080 vinyl lets anyone get professional results on the first try.

Dinan Performance for your BMW E46 M3

May 30, 2017

Few names in the tuning business carry as much weight as Dinan. Since '79, Dinan has been America's #1 BMW tuner, offering complete hardware & software solutions. Dinan prides themselves on creating balanced, reliable cars that still retain their BMW character while improving performance. They stand behind their products with a four-year, 50,000-mile warranty, matching BMW's new car warranty. A breed apart, their famous trunk badge is only available to cars with a sufficient number of Dinan parts installed. Start your journey to exclusive performance with Dinan and ECS Tuning.

European Car Electrical Terminal Tool Kit

May 28, 2017

Automotive electrical work demands patience, knowledge, & above all else, the correct tools. European car owners oftentimes find themselves using ineffective, dangerous, & cumbersome methods when repairing or replacing wiring harness connectors. Schwaben's latest release, the European Car Electrical Terminal Tool Kit, gives enthusiasts the exact tools required for bullet connectors, common ABS sensor and power connectors, trailer light plugs, and more. Extend harness life, ensure proper diagnostic equipment connectivity, and preserve wiring harness life with this superb release.

BMW E46 M3 WPC Treated Rod Bearings

May 26, 2017

The two largest enemies of any high-performance engine are heat and friction - WPC has found a way to reduce both. WPC treatment is not a coating, it’s a metal improvement process utilizing high-speed micro peening technology giving higher compressive stresses creating a harder more durable finish which also creates oil retention pools which prevent oil starvation. WPC is a surface treatment that reduces friction and adds strength, two improvements that benefit your engine. What's better than using Original BMW rod bearings in your next engine build? WPC-treated OEM bearings!

Brownline Digital Torque Wrench and Angle Gauge

May 23, 2017

Auto repair professionals understand the importance of properly torqued fasteners. Too tight, and the fastener may be weakened and break. Too loose and things come apart. Work efficiently and productively with Brownline digital torque wrenches and angle gauges, which enable you accurately to apply specific torque and angle adjustment. You can tighten nuts and bolts like a pro with Brownline.

BMW E46 M3 Cooling System Refresh Kits

May 19, 2017

Your vehicle's cooling system is extremely important to the function of the car, by keeping the engine cooler and warm air blowing through your vents. Most people don't realize that coolant breaks down the same way engine oil does making this a regular service point to aid boiling,freezing,lubricating and preventing corrosion. The cooling system is the most common cause of vehicle breakdowns and should be check regularly and serviced every 24-30k Miles or 2-3 years. ECS Tuning has created kits with a variety of cooling system needs to keep your BMW on the road longer.

BMW E46 3 Series K-MAC Camber Correction

May 17, 2017

Tires are expensive, and maintaining good alignment is necessary to prevent excess wear. Unfortunately, most cars have only rudimentary adjustment for toe angle, meaning that excess camber wear cannot be adjusted for or corrected. K-MAC offers engineered solutions for adjusting camber and increased toe adjustment at the front and rear of your car with camber plates – available in three stages to suit your driving style – and adjustable bushings. Whether you're just driving to work or trying to set the best lap times, keep your tires and your wallet happy with K-MAC.

BMW Emergency and Mobility Kit | While Supplies Last

May 17, 2017

There's no better feeling as a driving enthusiast than having the perfect supplies ready at hand in the event of an emergency or unexpected circumstance. For a limited time - save big on Genuine BMW M Mobility Kits, offering emergency tire repairs at a great price.

BMW E46 M3 K-MAC Camber Correction

May 16, 2017

Tires are expensive, and maintaining good alignment is necessary to prevent excess wear. Unfortunately, most cars have only rudimentary adjustment for toe angle, meaning that excess camber wear cannot be adjusted for or corrected. K-MAC offers engineered solutions for adjusting camber and increased toe adjustment at the front and rear of your car with camber plates – available in three stages to suit your driving style – and adjustable bushings. Whether you're just driving to work or trying to set the best lap times, keep your tires and your wallet happy with K-MAC.

Shark Injector Performance Software for your E46

May 15, 2017

You've heard it all before - “Good, cheap, or fast: pick two.” It's time to forget all of that. The Good – Shark Injector software is dyno-tuned by BMW expert Jim Conforti, designed to preserve driveability & prevent damage. The Fast – Raises the rev limit and improves mid-range torque & high-RPM horsepower. Plug & play push-button installation in 30 minutes or less. The Inexpensive – Dyno-proven double-digit gains in horsepower & torque, priced far less than other modifications.

Shark Injector Performance Software for your E46 M3

May 12, 2017

You've heard it all before - “Good, cheap, or fast: pick two.” It's time to forget all of that. The Good – Shark Injector software is dyno-tuned by BMW expert Jim Conforti, designed to preserve driveability & prevent damage. The Fast – Raises the rev limit and improves mid-range torque & high-RPM horsepower. Plug & play push-button installation in 30 minutes or less. The Inexpensive – Dyno-proven double-digit gains in horsepower & torque, priced far less than other modifications.

ST Suspension Rebate Sale | BMW E46 M3

May 11, 2017

ST Performance Suspensions is having a spring rebate, making their already highly competitive pricing even more appealing. This superb offer applies to all sway bars, coilovers, and lowering springs. Along with the savings from ST, ECS Tuning is also offering gift cards up to $75 and free shipping on select products.

ECS Swivel Exhaust Tips

May 6, 2017

ECS Swivel Exhaust Tips

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Looking for the most attractive & adjustable tip on the market? Look no further than our ECS Swivel Exhaust Tips! Featuring a unique swivel collar design that allows adjustability in any direction for that perfect fitment. Simply adjust the tip to your desired position and tighten the hex bolt to 14 ft-lbs (19 Nm) and the tip will stay in place. These are engineered to last, using chrome plated nuts, 304SS cap screw, clamp, insert ring and exhaust tip. Available in 3.5" or 4.0" outlet and chrome or black chrome finish.

BMW E46 M3 H&R Sport Springs

May 5, 2017

Your German-engineered BMW transcends the conventional limitations imposed on typical performance cars. These vehicles spend hundreds of hours on the world's most famous test tracks, challenging the most talented and devoted automotive engineers. Only a company that shares this passion for moving the limits of performance higher can successfully contribute technological innovations to this caliber of automobile. H&R has dedicated almost four decades to suspension engineering. 100% German made, H&R Performance Suspension Kits deliver race-inspired driving dynamics to your BMW.

ECS Billet Aluminum Engine Oil Dipsticks | BMW E46 M3

May 3, 2017

The perfect engine needs the perfect dipstick. A clean exterior says a lot, but the real talking starts when you open the hood. So if you're looking to make a statement, you'll need a clean engine compartment that says “high class”. We promise, this is a lube-level like no other. With a billet aluminum handle and stainless steel cable, the quality is second to none. The butter-smooth arc on the loop is easy on your finger, and the easy to read stainless steel indicator is the best there is.

Akebono Euro Ceramic Brake Pads | BMW E46 M3

May 2, 2017

Tired of brake dust making your beautiful wheels look filthy? You have a brake pad solution that will keep their wheels virtually free from dust and provide the European stopping power they expect. The use of Akebonos exclusive, highly advanced ceramic brake pad technology means that Euro Ceramic brake pads provide excellent stopping power while extending rotor life and virtually eliminating brake dust, so the wheels on your BMW will remain their cleanest.

Schwaben Professional Magnetic Camber/Caster Gauge

Apr 28, 2017

The three most critical and widely cited dimensions of your vehicle's suspension geometry - camber, caster, & toe-in - are what triangulate your wheels and position them to perform in a specified way on the road. Camber/Caster is of special concern to the enthusiast because of its susceptibility to change under the influence of different wheel arrangements and ride heights. Schwaben Specialty Tools has developed a superb method of measuring this critical dimension - The Magnetic Camber/Caster Gauge.

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