Oct 11, 2015
The best part of a droplight is you always have the light handy and in the right spot to get the job done. Often times a shop light gets wrapped up and tucked away when not in use making it hard to find when its needed again. The drop light is always on the ceiling or wall and easy to pull down to your level. The LED design makes it super bright, sure to illuminate the work space and outlast conventional shop light bulbs.
Oct 10, 2015
Most people have been in the unfortunate situation where their battery dies, without jumper cables or anyone to help. Schwaben found a light compact way to cure these frustrating situations with our Micro Jump Kit, it isn't much bigger than a phone yet hold the power to jump your car's battery and get you going again. Adding to the emergency convenience it also comes with a 4 into 1 charging harness, USB, and 12v two prong outlet to charge your phone. Don't leave home without it.
Oct 5, 2015
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.
Oct 4, 2015
Ideal for the Euro enthusiast enjoying an aggressive lowered ride height, Schwaben Low Profile 2 Ton Aluminum Floor Jack allows you to sneak under the ground-hugging rockers on your car. Constructed from lightweight aluminum, this exceptionally durable floor jack features a long and low profile curve for extended reach under the car. The specialty tool experts at Schwaben have designed this jack with a max lift height of 20" and a low height of just 3.25". Dual pump pistons raise the saddle to its maximum height in only 5 pump strokes with minimum effort.
Sep 27, 2015
Have you noticed a craze about action cameras lately? They are being used for action shots when being adventurous, Creative shots or filming, troubleshooting issues with your vehicle, and keeping vacation memories saved in a video or picture. Your creativeness may be your only limit to the use of your new Wasp camera. Cameras are offered for all types from the inexpensive J.A.K.D for those looking to spend more on their adventure to the Gideon for those sparing no expense to capture the moment.
Sep 26, 2015
Features of convenience and ease of use define this latest Schwaben Specialty Tools release. The Schwaben Telescoping Round/Rectangular Mirror offers an 9-1/2" to 29" extendable handle with a stainless steel shaft, plus a 2-1/4" mirror head mounted on a dual swivel for a full 360 degree rotation. The Schwaben Telescoping Magnet is rated to pick up 3.5 lbs. Its stainless steel shaft is 7" collapsed and 26" extended, while its powerful magnet is encased in a aluminum sleeve to help prevent side of magnet from sticking.
Sep 22, 2015
You won't believe the difference an LED lighting package makes in your car until you see it with your own eyes. LED illumination is a far brighter and friendlier light, crisp and clean, especially when compared to the dingy yellow glow from conventional filament style bulbs. Now you can do a complete LED conversion using our BMW LED Interior Lighting Kit. It contains all the LEDs needed for a total lighting upgrade. No need for guesswork or complicated ordering of individual bulbs.
Sep 20, 2015
Schwaben has just released new additions to their ever expanding tool catalog that continue in the superbly engineered fashion as their older tools. Schwaben has added a 4pc Extension Set, 4pc Plier Set, 15pc Deep Impact Socket Set, and an 8pc Long Torx Socket set – all are sure to become your go-to tools when you’re working on your European vehicle. All come with that great Schwaben quality that you've come to know and expect.
Sep 16, 2015
Tire pressure monitoring is a convenient feature - when it's working properly. Too often, when the tire pressure light illuminates in your BMW, the cause has nothing to do with the pressure inside your tire. A worn tire pressure sensor is usually the culprit, sending false readings to the ECU, causing unnecessary concern to the driver. ECS offers replacements sold individually or as a set of four. After installation, simply navigate to the TPM screen to clear the light from your dash. Also great as a set of four when upgrading or changing to new wheels.
Sep 13, 2015
Fresh coolant is paramount to safe & reliable engine operation. Unfortunately, the process of bleeding air out of your cooling system during a coolant refresh is tedious and therefore often neglected. ECS offers a highly convenient solution to the tedium & frustration associated with a coolant servicing – the Schwaben Coolant Evacuation Kit. The unique kit resolves several common cooling system issues: - No heat or overheating, or erratic temperature gauge readings after a cooling system service - Problems with coolant uptake or circulation - Cooling system leaks
Sep 12, 2015
Owners of European automobiles often find that alongside the pleasures of driving a more refined, tasteful vehicle exists the very real challenge of finding the correct tool for these cars' unique fasteners. Featuring swivel-head triple-square bits, Torx screwdrivers, one hundred specialty fasteners, and the exceptionally sturdy go-through screwdriver set, the Schwaben European Essentials Tool Kit allows you to approach any project with confidence. Each tool is secured in a molded case, helping you keep track of your investment.
Sep 6, 2015
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.
Sep 5, 2015
Everyone has been in that position where there is barely enough light to get the job done right, in many cases we continue to complete the job blindly. Schwaben Underhood shop light is perfect for giving your vehicle a brighter future with its powerful LED lighting and ability to grab the hood permitting direct light to the engine bay. However, don't let the name fool you, the lights specialty may be under the hood but its sleek design makes it perfect for working under or inside the car. Stop the low visibility frustrations and lighten up with Schwaben.
Sep 2, 2015
Take the danger and aggravation out of lifting your BMW with the ECS Tuning Jack Pad Adapter. Designed to fit the head of a standard floor jack, the adapter has a rectangular head that firmly engages the chassis jack pads. Positive engagement at jack head and chassis resists jack slippage and shifting, while the raised adapter head prevents damage to rocker panel trim and underbody panels. Made of black anodized aluminum for added strength and corrosion resistance, the adapter fits the head of most hydraulic floor jacks, including the Schwaben Low Boy.
Aug 30, 2015
From Schwaben Specialty Tools comes a tool every home mechanic should have in his arsenal. The 61" long adjustable Engine Support Bar adapts to any vehicle width, and supports a full 1000 lb weight rating. The support bar includes four rubber padded feet to prevent slipping and damage to your car's finish, while powder coating guarantees durability. A deluxe version of the support bar includes two-direction stability for added support. The Schwaben Engine Support Bar is the perfect tool for projects like engine mount replacement, subframe work, FWD transmission repair & more.
Aug 29, 2015
Rack and roll. In sun or snow, RockyMounts has a roof mount solution for your active lifestyle. Add some customization to your roof rack base bars with a colored Euro pitchfork from RockyMounts. A great, high quality, all-aluminum bike rack that costs substantially less than an OE piece but functions at a higher level. The lowest profile upright bike mount on the market BrassKnuckles are easy to use and fold flat for a quiet, fuel efficient drive. Recieve 25% off your purchase until September 13th!
Aug 23, 2015
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.
Aug 22, 2015
Have you ever had that moment when your brake pedal all of the sudden gets very soft making it hard to brake properly? Then a blown out brake line may have been your problem. The remedy for this is replacing the line which many people will take to the shop and pay a lot of extra money for something that is much easier than you may think. Schwaben has the tools needed to do so, the cutting tool will make a clean rounded cut on the line, while the bubble flare tool helps create the perfect seal so you can be on your way.
Aug 21, 2015
Wanting to go for a ride but you don’t want to pack the bikes inside? Hitch em up! Perfect for the bike enthusiast or recreational rider, the 1.25" SplitRail can accommodate 2 bikes, while the 2" model can handle 2, 3, or 4 bikes. Each strut is engineered with 4" of side-to-side adjustment, which makes fitting anything from kids to adult bikes simple and easy, and no tools are required to install/remove the rack from vehicle. Easily accessible release handle allows the SplitRail to be positioned into stow, use, and tilt positions.
Aug 18, 2015
Guesswork is expensive. It leads to costly repair errors that compromise vehicle safety. Talented pro-sumer or repair professional, you need accurate vehicle data and specifications. That's why ECS is happy to announce our entire inventory of Bentley manuals, a reliable, respected source of repair data for your BMW. These quality books are carefully edited and illustrated. A worthwhile investment.
Aug 15, 2015
ECS Tuning is now supplying the excellent ECS Tuning Mechanic's Gloves for our dedicated following of DIY enthusiasts. Featuring a tailored elastic cuff and textured latex palms and finger tips, these work gloves are also breathable and comfortable with their knit top. Choose from Medium, Large, and Extra Large sizes. The Schwaben Folding Ground Pad is made from comfortable high density foam that will keep you off the hard garage floor. The heavy-duty covering resists oils and other fluids keeping it usable for weekends to come. Say NO to laying on cardboard forever!
Aug 14, 2015
The symptoms are annoying. The costs can be painful. DISA valves control intake manifold runner length to improve engine performance at different rpm. When they fail, the DISA valve bangs around in its housing, making a rattling noise accompanied by rough idle and off-idle hesitation. If your BMW experiences these symptoms, don't wait to fix it. In some cases, parts of the DISA--including a metal spreader pin--can be sucked into your engine, causing serious engine damage. Easy to replace, your new DISA screws to the side of the intake and comes with pre-installed sealing gasket.
Aug 9, 2015
The Schwaben 6 & 6.5L Fluid Extractor/Filler Systems make changing oil, ATF, or any type of fluid easy and mess free. These easy to use tools are undoubtedly the best Extractor/Fillers available on the market today. Easily change to pump in or out with the flip of a lever, and use the extendable foot step for stability while pumping. All of the included adapters mount on the tank for convenient storage. Both pumps are manually operated, requiring zero electricity or air pressure to operate, and also feature a pressure/vacuum gauge for easy monitoring to prevent overpumping.
Aug 8, 2015
The specialty tool experts at Schwaben have released a series of superbly engineered, exceptionally reliable car ramps, ramp extensions, wheel stands, & wheel chocks - now available from ECS tuning. 30" to 67" Low Profile Car Ramps are specially made to accommodate vehicles with low bumper clearance, eliminating the risk of body damage & sliding ramps. Schwaben Wheel Stands feature a cradled wheel support for superior stability compared to jack stands, supporting up to 3000 lbs. And when lifting your vehicle or placing it on an incline, Wheel Chocks are a wise investment.
Aug 7, 2015
If adventure is what you seek, don't let anything slow you down. There's never been a better time than now to load up and take all of your gear along with roof racks and necessities from Yakima and rockymounts. Wherever you go and whatever you take, these racks will hold it. Bikes, skis, snowboards, or surfboards, no problem. Cargo carriers, cage baskets, canoes, and kayaks, there are rack accessories, straps, and locks to hold them down. With many different designs, colors, and options, you'll find exactly what you need with the style that you are looking for.
Aug 5, 2015
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. ECS supplies all of the most complete and useful Emergency Roadside Assistance Kits for your BMW E60 5 Series, giving you an assortment of excellent safety and preparedness tools to get you back motoring as quickly as possible. The portable and attractive Roadside Tool Kit from European BMW includes wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers and gloves, while the BMW First Aid Kit contains all of the most critical first aid appointments.
Aug 2, 2015
Check out some of our new releases from last month for BMW.
Aug 2, 2015
There are tools that any serious technician will regard as essential to their work - tools that make so many projects faster and simpler that access to a quality set is critical. Schwaben Specialty Tools recognized the need for better designed, more fully-featured puller tool kits; this variety of tool is so frequently used across such a wide variety of projects, mechanics deserve the best engineered product possible. Schwaben Pry Bar and Twin-Arm Puller Kits are highly adjustable, exceptionally durable sets of some of the most versatile tools in any home or professional garage.
Aug 1, 2015
Automotive electrical work demands patience, knowledge, & above all else, the correct tools. European car owners oftentimes find themselves using ineffective, dangerous, & cumbersome methods when attending to electrical issues - Schwaben Tools has developed all the right solutions for these common problems. Offering 2 or 4 amp charging, LED setting indicators, and a reverse polarity warning, the Automatic Battery Charger is a highlight of this Schwaben release. The 12 Ft 6-Gauge Booster Cables are also offered, while the Coiled Cord Circuit Tester is ideal 6 to 24 volt systems.
Jul 29, 2015
ECS Black Out Grille Sets are distinguished by their full matte black ABS plastic construction. This design means that any chips or scratches on the grille will not reveal a white surface underneath black paint, as the parts are integrally black. Engineered to exact OEM dimensions for precise fitment into the BMW E60 5 series, these grilles are available in a gloss black or matte black finish.