ECS News

Introducing Schwaben Euro Locking Pliers

Jul 25, 2015

No more pinched fingers or dropped tools - the one-hand operation Schwaben Euro Locking Pliers can be unlocked with your lower finger while maintaining grip. Included are 7" Straight Jaw Locking Pliers, 7" Curved Jaw Locking Pliers, and 6" Needle Nose Locking Pliers. Remove exhaust pipe hangers in seconds with the specially designed Schwaben Tool. Ear-Type Clamp Pliers are also available. Remove and install clamps found on CV joints, hoses, and some fuel filters. Use with a torque wrench for stainless steel clamps and extended functionality.

Wheel Locks for your Mercedes-Benz W204 C-Class

Jul 21, 2015

Thwart thieves. Send them packing with Euro Lock wheel locks from Eurasia. Easy to install and unlock, Euro Locks cover 17 or 19 mm wheel bolt heads to prevent bolt removal. Their standard outside diameter fits snugly inside standard wheel bolt recesses, making it virtually impossible for thieves to steal your wheels. Euro Lock kits come with key and removal tool. Black enameled bases with stainless steel caps resist salt and other corrosives, to keep them looking good, even in harsh environments. Install peace of mind with Euro Lock wheel locks.

ECS Cover-Up Gear

Jul 12, 2015

ECS Cover-Up Gear

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Achieving that show-room shine for your paint and interior surfaces requires patience and care - thorough cleaning and detailing can elevate a car to the next level. Three innovative car protection solutions from ECS give you the peace of mind that your body and interior are safe from accidental scratching, scuffing, weathering, and debris. The ECS Mechanics Seat Protector Cover is made of full-bound, padded vinyl and resists most acids, grease, dirt and grime. Keep your fender cover in place and protect your finish with the convenient and stylish ECS Magnetic Fender Covers.

Schwaben 8 Piece Fluid Line Stopper Kit

Jul 11, 2015

There are several critical automotive projects that require pulling fluid lines – these jobs oftentimes end in an unnecessary mess from using inadequate tools and procedures. The tool experts at Schwaben have developed the highly convenient Fluid Stopper Kit for this reason, allowing you to properly clamp any fluid hoses and avoid messes or fluid losses. Additionally, the clamps offer a temporary seal, meaning you will not compromise any lines for later use. Address all common hard lines, including fuel lines, brake lines, and banjo connections.

Schwaben Compact European Pressure Brake Bleeder

Jul 9, 2015

The easy to use Schwaben Bleeding Products allow you to bleed and flush your fluid systems with the convenience and accuracy of a professional. The line of fully-loaded pressure bleeders are undoubtedly the best-performing products of their kind available on the market today. Schwaben also offers a catch bottle that holds a full 1 Liter of fluid and features easy to read oil level marks for accurate draining.

Schwaben 46 Piece 1/4" Drive Set

Jun 28, 2015

Schwaben Specialty Tools announces new innovative solutions to the most common dilemmas faced by European car owners. For those hard to reach hose clamps with 7mm hex nuts, the Schwaben Hose Clamp Flex Driver features an overall length of 10-1/2" and a flex shaft length of 6" for exceptional convenience. The ergonomic handle features a non-slip grip for when your hands are oily or wet. The 46 Piece 1/4" Drive Set contains all the most popular tools needed to address the most common installation and repair projects for European cars.

Schwaben Telescoping Mirrors & Magnet

Jun 27, 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.

The NEW Schwaben Low Profile 2 Ton Aluminum Floor Jack

Jun 20, 2015

Ideal for the Euro enthusiast enjoying an aggressive lowered ride height, the all-new 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.

Don't Forget - Father's Day Gift Guide

Jun 14, 2015

We have a pretty good idea of what dads really want in life: a full garage... tools on top of tools on top of accessories. Make this Father's Day little extra special and reward all his hard work by treating him with the gift of ECS Tuning and Schwaben. And don't forget ECS Tuning gift cards! We now have virtual giftcards sent to you via email for that last minute gift giver.

Schwaben Thread Repair Kits

Jun 7, 2015

A stripped thread can turn an enjoyable weekend project into an unbearably frustrating experience, occasionally bringing the entire job to a complete halt. The Schwaben Thread Repair Kits were designed specifically for European cars with the most commonly used metric sized threads in mind, keeping your project in motion whenever metric threads are stripped or otherwise damaged. The kit contains everything to keep your project going - simply drill out the old thread, tap out the hole with the correct sized tap, and screw in a new insert with the installation tool.

Schwaben Trim & Moulding Removal Tool Kits

Jun 6, 2015

Ever tried removing a radio trim bezel with a screwdriver or metal putty knife? Ugly. Ineffective. Metal prying tools gouge, scratch, and crack expensive interior parts adding needless cost and aggravation to any repair or accessory installation requiring trim panel removal. Stop the madness. Invest in one of our affordable trim removal kits. Large kit or small, our trim removal tools are made of tough, non-marring molded plastic, brightly colored so you won't leave them behind when the job is done. Do it right. Do it faster. Schwaben.

Mercedes-Benz W204 C-Class Auto Trans Service Kits

Jun 4, 2015

Your Mercedes-Benz transmission is a collection of parts that must each be functionally sound for the gearbox to do its job. It follows then, logically, that when attending to a particular transmission issue, the strength of the weakest part determines the end quality of the system. For this reason, ECS offers several complete Transmission Service Kits for your W204 Mercedes. Choose from premium ECS-assembled and genuine OEM packages - each including Automatic Transmission Fluid, Filter, Oil Pan Drain Plug and Sealing Washer, and Pan Gasket.

ECS Father's Day Gift Guide

May 31, 2015

We have a pretty good idea of what dads really want in life: a full garage - but not full of just anything. Ideally, dad needs the perfect tools to pour over every dimension of his baby on summer weekends and evenings. Make this Father's Day little extra special and reward all his hard work by treating him with the gift of Schwaben. Organization, mobility, vision, safety, and charging specialty tools give dad the motivation he needs to get out there and enjoy his hobby like a pro.

Escort Radar Detectors

May 30, 2015

Escort Radar Detectors

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For over 35 years, Escort has been a leader in high-performance radar and laser detectors. Offering advanced features of convenience such as GPS, Bluetooth, and cell phone integration, as well as clever performance features like all-band ultimate radar/laser protection, 'instant on', and laser shifters, Escort radar detectors are the pinnacle of protection for the automotive enthusiast. ECS Tuning is proud to be your authorized dealer of Escort products, the most intelligent solution for discerning drivers.

Schwaben Hand Tools

May 17, 2015

Schwaben Hand Tools

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The growing Schwaben Tool catalog has just expanded again with the release of the superbly engineered, exceptionally reliable Schwaben hand tools - now available from ECS tuning. The new Schwaben 1/2" breaker bar has a full 180°swing for those hard to reach bolts and nuts. A complete set of Schwaben twelve-point metric combination wrenches from 8 to 19 mm is also available. Mechanic-quality 290mm and 200mm long ratchets featuring a durable fine satin finish round off this latest premium tool release.

Schwaben Wheel & Tire Storage Solutions

May 16, 2015

Your wheels and tires require a little extra care and attention, especially during storage. ECS offers several smart & simple storage solutions, specifically designed for your Vehicle. The Schwaben Wheel Tree is a non-marring Wheel Rack, allowing you to safely store your wheels & tires upright in close corners. The Schwaben Wheel & Tire Rack saves your floor space, securely mounting your wheels & tires on the wall.

ECS Tuning Extended Sales Team Hours!

May 13, 2015

We are here to help. Our team of sales enthusiasts are here to assist you with all of your German auto parts needs until 11pm EST weekdays. We are also here on Saturdays from 10am -7pm. For assistance outside of these hours please email sales@ecstuning.com and we will get you an answer.

Schwaben Coolant Evacuation Tool Kit

May 10, 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

RockyMounts 20% Off May Sale

May 9, 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 20% off your purchase until May 31st !

Schwaben Bleeding Products

May 3, 2015

The easy to use Schwaben Bleeding Products allow you to bleed and flush your fluid systems with the convenience and accuracy of a professional. The line of fully-loaded pressure bleeders are undoubtedly the best-performing products of their kind available on the market today. Also available with this release is the convenient 11mm Brake Bleeder Wrench, allowing you to bleed your front and rear brakes with one easy to use tool. Schwaben also offers a catch bottle that holds a full 1 Liter of fluid and features easy to read oil level marks for accurate draining.

Schwaben Engine Support Bars

Apr 26, 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.

Chemical Guys Exterior Car Care Products

Apr 25, 2015

Chemical Guys put the power of raw science to work in a complete professional detailing car care line that combines surface-safe cleaners with lasting protectants and sealers. Stop squirting dish detergent into a bucket. Remove the toughest dirt, even from alloy wheels, and restore your car's exterior and interior finishes to a rich, lasting luster. From the exceptional MR. PINK Super Suds Surface Cleanser to the Sticky Gel Citrus-Based Wheel & Rim Cleaner, each CG release represents the most advanced, effective, and downright cool cleaning product of its kind.

Schwaben Professional Magnetic Camber/Caster Gauge

Apr 23, 2015

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. 
 Schwaben Specialty Tools has developed a superb method of measuring this critical dimension - The Magnetic Camber/Caster Gauge. Simply place the device on the wheel hub or brake disc & note a positive or negative reading.

Schwaben Magnetic Camber Gauge

Apr 18, 2015

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 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 Gauge. Simply place the device on the wheel hub or brake disc & note a positive or negative reading.

Schwaben ECS Performance Sale Event

Apr 14, 2015

Spring is here and so are some of our craziest deals EVER! We have selected handfuls of products to feature and reduced their price for this one time event. From wheel deals to popular upgrades, buy now and save huge. Deals like this go quick, so act soon or risk missing out. Limited time, limited stock, huge savings. Sale Ends April 18, 2016

Schwaben 6 Liter Fluid Extractor/Filler System

Apr 12, 2015

Another convenient tool from Schwaben, the 6-Liter Extractor/Filler System makes oil, ATF or any type of fluid change simpler, cleaner, and faster. The Extractor/Filler tank features an extendable foot step for stable use when pumping. Nine adapters are included, with storage for each on the tank for easy access and convenience. The 5-foot long main tube makes reaching transmission and oil filling/draining locations easier. The main tube also features a quick disconnect and shut off valve. Free yourself from finding a power source with the Schwaben 6 Liter Extractor/Filler.

Schwaben 100pc. Specialty Bit Kit

Apr 11, 2015

The Schwaben 100-piece specialty bit set includes bits to fit a wide assortment of automotive fasteners, including triple square, tamper-proof Torx, tri-wing, and hex. Breeze through repairs knowing you can remove odd specialty fasteners with ease. The premium bits are made of hardened chrome vanadium steel - handsome and tough enough for daily use. Packaged in a handy blow molded case with silhouetted slots for easy organization and inventory. With the increased use of specialty fasteners, no tool box is complete without this versatile bit assortment.

Chemical Guys Interior Detailing

Apr 5, 2015

Chemical Guys has consistently released outstanding exterior and interior detailing products - the name has come to represent the most innovative, exciting automotive cleaning and finishing products available. Their latest series of releases, Chemical Guys Interior Cleaning and Detailing Products offer a seriously wide range of solutions for whatever interior maladies your Euro may suffer. Leather conditioner, carpet cleaner, air vent tools, glass and interior trim cleaner - browse through their catalog and pick the kit or product you need to bring your interior back to factory.

Schwaben Mechanics Work Gloves

Apr 4, 2015

ECS Tuning is now supplying the excellent Schwaben Work Gloves for our dedicated following of DIY enthusiasts. The black Schwaben gloves provide hand protection at locations especially prone to cuts and scrapes during automotive work. The best design for tight engine work or delicate electrical work, the close finger design offers exceptional dexterity. 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.

Schwaben Wheel Essentials

Apr 1, 2015

When it comes to the essentials of wheel tools there are really only a few categories, Schwaben has an answer for each. When removing or installing wheels, using wheel hangers makes mounting an easy task and using the Protecta sockets prevent damage. When it comes to storage since many car owners today have more than one set of wheels, the wheel tree and wall rack are the perfect accessory to keeping your garage clean and organized. Keeping the tires off of the floor also extends the rubbers life.

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