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Top Schwaben Tools On Sale Now Nov 16, 2021

Are you spending some quality time with your car this Valentine's Day? Equip yourself for the occasion and make the most of your plans with Schwaben Garage Gear! We offer an extensive line of standard & European specialty tools for your collection, as well as high quality items to help keep your car cleaner while getting work done and improve the DIY experience for both you and your tools.

Doorbuster Deals - Up to 40% Off Fluid Extractors Nov 9, 2021

If you live in an apartment or you can't get your car up on ramps or stands but want to change your oil, then this is exactly what you need. This tool enables you to drain from the dipstick tube and refill like normal, without getting under the car or fighting with drain plugs. Not only is it convenient it's also efficient: most cars leave oil in the pan when being drained from the plug—sometimes up to a half quart. The extractor, however, can reach this remaining broken down fluid to make room for even more uncontaminated lubricant. Extract the extra work from the job.

Early Doorbuster Deals - BAVAuto Media Blasting Kits Nov 8, 2021

Intake port media blaster decarboning kit. These are the DIY (Do It Yourself) kits that will allow you to effectively clean and de-carbon the intake ports and intake valves on your BMW engine, saving you hundreds of dollars over having this service done at the BMW dealer. Use of this kit requires a medium sized air compressor (suggested minimum 20-30 gallon tank, 4.0 CFM @ 90psi), common "shop vac" and full hearing and eye protection. We recommend the use of a remote starter switch such as part # CTA3012.

New Foxwell Universal Programable TPMS Sensor Oct 1, 2021

For vehicles with factory direct tire pressure monitoring sensors only The Foxwell TPMS sensor integrates 315MHz and 433MHz dual frequency and can replace more than 96% of the OEM sensors on the market. Sensors can easily be activated and programmed by any TPMS tool on the market.

Schwaben Top Brake Tools Sep 15, 2021

Schwaben Top Brake Tools

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Working on your own car is fun, but that degree of fun depends on how easy you make that work for yourself. Our Schwaben Tool of the Week is actually a collection of tools you absolutely need to do your brake service efficiently and correctly. Our Brake Piston Compression tool kits allow you to service both standard design pistons as well as threaded design pistons, work on anything from Euro to Domestic and even JDM vehicles, and is the comprehensive kit you need to get the job done. If you have multi-piston calipers, like Brembos or another big brake setup, the Gearless Piston Spreader tool is your best friend for compressing all the pistons safely without risking damage to your beautiful brakes. Finally, for rotor set screws and brake lines, our Impact Driver is designed to easily knock out set screws without stripping them while our Fluid Line Stopper Kit helps you keep all your brake fluid in the lines if you need to remove the caliper during service so you don’t have to spend additional time bleeding the brakes. Remember, it’s all about saving time and making your life as easy as possible during your next DIY!

New Turner Performance Parking Brake Actuators Aug 23, 2021

Looking to impress potential mates with well-executed handbrake turns? The Turner Motorsport Performance Parking Brake Actuator improves the ratio of your actuator from 3:1 to 4:1, which not only makes initiating drifts easier, but it also increases the longevity of your parking brake system! Not only does Turner's 4130 Chromoly steel zinc-coated parking brake actuator improve overall parking brake feel, but it also creates less stress on your parking cables and a better clamp load on the parking brake shoes themselves. This is the perfect upgrade for your parking brake system whether you are currently replacing components, or just looking to improve the longevity of your existing system.

ECS & Stoptech E46 M3 Sweepstakes - Build List Aug 15, 2021

With a high-strung S54 inline six under the hood, a manual 6-speed transmission, LSD rear end, and competent suspension, the E46 M3 is a great platform out of the box. That isn’t to say it can’t be improved, however, which is exactly what we did. Below, we’ve listed everything we upgraded on the M3 before it was delivered to the lucky new owner who is surely enjoying our tasteful upgrades provided by our partners that help bring out the full potential of this incredible machine.

ECS & Bilstein Audi 8V A3 Sweepstakes - Build List Aug 15, 2021

This is the Audi 8V A3 we gave away with the help of Bilstein, LIQUI MOLY, Rotiform, Milltek Sport, and so many other lovely partners who helped us create the ultimate version of the platform. Find everything we added to make this A3 incredible right here to take inspiration from our build and apply it to yours!

2021 New Products for your BMW Jul 19, 2021

ECS had a productive start to the first couple months of 2021 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!

Door Buster Deals - Newest Schwaben Tools Jul 14, 2021

Are you spending some quality time with your car this season? Equip yourself for all projects with Schwaben Tools! We offer an extensive line of standard & European specialty tools for your collection, as well as high quality items to help keep your car cleaner while getting work done and improve the DIY experience for both you and your tools.

Schwaben Torque Wrenches Jun 26, 2021

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 Schwaben digital torque wrenches. Enabling you to accurately apply specific torque. Trust the tool the pros know, Schwaben.

Complete Your Tool Arsenal May 4, 2021

Are you spending some quality time with your car this Fall? Equip yourself for the season and make the most of your plans with Schwaben Garage Gear! We offer an extensive line of standard & European specialty tools for your collection, as well as high quality items to help keep your car cleaner while getting work done and improve the DIY experience for both you and your tools.

NEW Carbon Fiber ECS Swivel Exhaust Tip May 3, 2021

Looking for the most attractive and adjustable tip on the market? Look no further than our ECS Swivel Exhaust Tips! Featuring a unique swivel collar design that allows the tip to be adjusted in any direction to achieve 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 where positioned.

View Your Order Status Or Submit A Return Online May 3, 2021

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ECS Virtual Gift Cards May 3, 2021

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!

Carista Diagnostic Tool for your vehicle Apr 7, 2021

Carista is a smartphone app that allows you to diagnose, customize, and service your car. Diagnose: Check your car's health and report any stored faults. Access manufacturer-specific diagnostics, clear fault codes and reset your CEL. Customize: Personalize the behavior of your car’s windows, lights and more, with a click of a button. Service: With Carista’s DIY tools, resetting your service indicator, or checking your launch control count becomes a 1-click action. Engage: Simply plug in the Carista dongle and download the app subscription from your play store.

Up to 60% Off - BMW - Clearance Event Mar 29, 2021

We have selected handfuls of products that we need out of our inventory to make room for bigger and better things. We have reduced their price until they are GONE. Deals like this go quick, so act soon or risk missing out. Limited time, limited stock, huge savings. Happy Hunting!

Schwaben Wheel Tool Essentials Mar 15, 2021

Schwaben Specialty tools has earned a reputation for producing exceptionally clever tools for a variety of difficult automotive projects. Their latest Wheel Essentials release contains superb examples of the Schwaben approach to premium tool design and manufacturing. The unique Protecta Socket Kit helps prevent damage during wheel installation & removal. Quickly measure bolt circle on wheels or hubs with the Schwaben Wheel Bolt Pattern Gauge. The Schwaben Low Profile Aluminum Floor Jack is loaded with design details that make this floor jack one of the best jacks on the market.

ECS Vacuum Actuated Exhaust Cutouts Mar 3, 2021

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.

LIQUI MOLY - Cooling System Feb 19, 2021

LIQUI MOLY is not only our favorite producer of lubrication and additive products, but they hold the title as the best oil producers in Germany: for seven consecutive years. A major part of any service is often a frequently forgotten one: using proper flushes and additives to ensure buildup and sludge are eliminated with maximum effect. LIQUI MOLY is a leading producer of oil additives, engine flushes, and fuel system cleaners, so we have picked out exactly which of their products your car needs to maintain peak performance at all times.

LIQUI MOLY - Fuel Additives Feb 19, 2021

LIQUI MOLY is not only our favorite producer of lubrication and additive products, but they hold the title as the best oil producers in Germany: for seven consecutive years. A major part of any service is often a frequently forgotten one: using proper flushes and additives to ensure buildup and sludge are eliminated with maximum effect. LIQUI MOLY is a leading producer of oil additives, engine flushes, and fuel system cleaners, so we have picked out exactly which of their products your car needs to maintain peak performance at all times.

LIQUI MOLY - Oil Additives Feb 19, 2021

LIQUI MOLY is not only our favorite producer of lubrication and additive products, but they hold the title as the best oil producers in Germany: for seven consecutive years. A major part of any service is often a frequently forgotten one: using proper flushes and additives to ensure buildup and sludge are eliminated with maximum effect. LIQUI MOLY is a leading producer of oil additives, engine flushes, and fuel system cleaners, so we have picked out exactly which of their products your car needs to maintain peak performance at all times.

ECS V4 Rotors for your BMW E53 X5 Feb 2, 2021

After 15+ years of ECS Brake Rotors, we are proud to offer our fourth iteration of rotors. Our V4 Rotors come in Plain, Drilled, Slotted, and Drilled & Slotted Varieties for BMW. Whether your BMW spends most of its time in city traffic or hitting the apex, there is an ECS V4 Rotor to suit your needs. Features: Electrostatic Rust-Inhibiting Coating Fully Machined Finish Individually inspected for balance, and mill-corrected Symmetric, OE Style Vane Casting Engineered to meet all OE specs

Schwaben Specialty Pliers & Crimpers Nov 25, 2020

We've all found ourselves using highly "creative" methods for separating or removing parts in the midst of an intense project. Some methods do work... but usually at the expense of personal injury and a few broken or damaged parts. So why not start with the right tool? The Schwaben Open Barrel Crimping/Stripping Pliers feature hard-to-find open barrel crimp option used on many German cars.

New Turner & ECS Magnetic Drain Plugs - Diff & Trans Nov 22, 2020

This is a must-have for ALL BMWs, and simply replaces your existing differential drain plug. With every differential fluid change you perform on your BMW, you'll be able to inspect for metal shavings and debris. Many times, if something is going wrong on your BMW's differential, magnetic drain plugs can provide fair warning before larger issues can cause failures and incur costly repairs. Plus with the upgraded strength of titanium, sheared drain plugs are a thing of the past!

Audi B8 S4 Sweepstakes Full Build List Nov 17, 2020

2020 has been, well, you know. To bring some positivity to the European car enthusiast community, we are excited to announce that once again, we're giving away a car! Yes, we’re hosting another sweepstakes like the 8V A3, MK7.5 GTI, and E46 M3 before it. This time, you have the unique opportunity to win a late-model Audi B8 S4 Facelift.

Doorbusters! 40% Off Schwaben Stubby Socket Sets Nov 15, 2020

Modern automotive components are tucked into the tightest of places, sometimes making it impossible to access fasteners with a standard socket or ratchet. A lot of times, this forces you to take your vehicle to a dealer in order to get routine service. The Schwaben Stubby Socket Driver is a specialty low-profile tool, designed specifically to give you access to previously untouchable fasteners. Put the power in your own hands with this kit from Schwaben. Free yourself from the dealer and do it all yourself!

Schwaben Coolant System Tools Nov 15, 2020

The cooling system in any car is often a neglected when it comes to maintenance, by the time most owners do something about this failure has already arrived. The recommended service interval is every 2 years. Just like engine oil the additives used in coolant to keep corrosion down and maintain proper lubrication breakdown in the same way over time and milage. Reduce the cost later by keeping your cooling system healthy now, Schwaben tools make it easy to maintain.

Schwaben Wheel Storage Options Oct 21, 2020

Schwaben products are characterized by simple, clever designs. Their wheel storage solutions may be the best examples of these qualities. The Schwaben Wheel Tree holds up to 275lbs and allows you to safely stack your wheels without the risk of scuffing and scratching. Convenient locking casters allow you to easily move the whole set anywhere in your garage or shop at one time. And when saving floor space is the highest priority, the Schwaben Wall-Mounted Wheel Rack allows you to securely store up to four 11½" wide wheels and tires against the wall, away from your work space.

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