ECS News

Schwaben Professional Scan Tools

May 1, 2020

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. Diagnose. Code. Adapt.

ECS COVID-19 Update!

Mar 25, 2020

ECS COVID-19 Update!

Did You Know?

Online ordering and Phone orders are still available as normal. Our sales and customer support staff are here in the building (though we are working remotely to do our part to help with social distancing). We do not expect any delays with shipping and we are ready to provide assistance with your orders. Feel free to call in, speak with one of our enthusiast experts, and find what you need for your next project. We are now offering Curbside Pickup at our facility in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Schwaben Oil Fill Funnel

Mar 20, 2020

Changing your Audi, BMW, or Volkswagen's oil on schedule ensures your engine will live a healthy and long operational life. While changing your oil might be straightforward, those who regularly do it themselves likely find the little annoyances that make it more trouble than it could be. With our new Schwaben Thread-In Oil Funnels, you can quickly thread this funnel into your oil filler cap for a hands-free and mess-free result when you pour in that new liquid gold. Make services easy for yourself and you'll begin to enjoy them even more!

Milltek Sport Exhaust - MINI

Mar 12, 2020

Milltek's MINI offerings exude the engineering rigor and attention to detail that comes from years of experience developing prototype exhaust designs for race teams around the world. Every Milltek product is designed, tested, and manufactured in-house in the UK for the highest level of quality possible. Milltek's collaboration with ECS Tuning allows unprecedented access to these exceptional performance exhaust systems for your MINI that offers improved performance and more fun behind the wheel.

MINI - Union Jack Genuine MINI Euro and US Tailight Opt

Jan 12, 2020

The European market got all the good stuff from the factory, but that doesn't mean you can't have it too. Genuine European MINI tail lights with amber indicators give your MINI the OE-plus look. The Union Jack LED tail lights and the center turn signal lights offer the updated and coveted Euro style to set your USDM car apart.

ECS Exact-Fit & Turner Motorsport Stainless Steel Line

Jan 6, 2020

ECS Exact-Fit/Tuner Motorsport stainless reinforced brake lines provide more confident and dependable stopping by maintaining consistent brake pressure, long lasting corrosion resistance, and increased protection from failure. Turner lines are blue and contain the low profile fittings on the ends. Even when new, factory style fabric mesh lined rubber hoses are prone to expand under the pressure of hard braking; whether it be highway panic stops or threshold braking at the track.

Build Your Own Stainless Steel Exhaust

Jan 1, 2020

In the world of custom builds, the farther you stray from bolt-ons, the less likely you'll find a solution on the shelves that will fit and work exactly as you need. That's why we've launched our Universal Exhaust System program that helps provide you with the same high-quality stainless steel exhaust piping and accessories so you can tailor your spent gas exit to your needs with a brand you trust.

RallyWagen 2 South America Build List

Dec 23, 2019

Last year, we sent VW Brand Ambassador Jamie Orr on a trip all across the country in a pre-production MK5 Sportwagen we affectionately called the Rallywagen where it ended in the Arctic Circle. This year we picked up a VW MK7 GTI and decided to build it here at ECS to debut at SEMA and then head South to drive all the way to the tip of South America on some of the most demanding roads. Rallywagen 2.0 was fully constructed in-house by our team of engineers. See the full journey here!

ECS Stocking Stuffers

Dec 12, 2019

The perfect stocking stuffers for any European car enthusiast and backyard mechanic are right here at ECS. Everything from specialty tools to make your life easier, ECS has something for every stocking.

Trim & Moulding Removal Tool Kits

Dec 2, 2019

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.

Featuring the New Carbon Fiber Intake from Dinan

Nov 15, 2019

Take your MINI to its full potential with the legendary DINAN Products. With DINAN's unparalleled dedication to performance European vehicle tuning, you can expect the best in tuning for your beloved MINI.

LIQUI MOLY Molygen Oil for your MINI

Oct 28, 2019

This new generation of oil is made with a quality synthetic base and includes a molecular friction modifier for reduced friction and wear. It also glows under UV light so leaks can be easily traced! This unique oil contains a fluorescent green chemical friction modifier to smooth out hard metal surfaces, reducing overall engine wear and heat due to friction. Tests have shown a reduction in friction coefficient of as much as 15%! MolyGen oil is also a great choice for modern turbocharged engines which produce much more heat.

View The Full Build List Of Our E46 M3 Sweepstakes Car

Oct 23, 2019

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 aim to do. Below, we’re going to show you everything we upgraded on the M3 before it finds its way to a lucky new owner who will surely enjoy our tasteful upgrades provided by our partners to help bring out the full potential of this incredible machine.

NEW Clutch Master Clutch Kits | MINI F54-F60

Oct 16, 2019

Do you plan on bringing your MINI’s engine output to the next level? The wisest enthusiasts build their drivetrain to match powertrain advances. The best place to start is with the clutch. Clutch Masters has been manufacturing performance and street clutches for 35+ years. With four stages accommodated for, you can be sure to find the exact clutch for your needs. From daily driven to track cars they have you covered.

Milltek Exhaust for your MINI

Oct 1, 2019

Milltek's MINI offerings exude the engineering rigor and attention to detail that comes from years of experience developing prototype exhaust designs for race teams around the world. Every Milltek product is designed, tested, and manufactured in-house in the UK for the highest level of quality possible. Milltek's collaboration with ECS Tuning allows unprecedented access to these exceptional performance exhaust systems for your MINI that offers improved performance and more fun behind the wheel.

Schwaben Brake Tools

Sep 24, 2019

Schwaben Brake Tools

Did You Know?

Flushing brake fluid is a commonly overlooked maintenance service for most car owners. Fluid should be flushed every 1-2 years as a good service plan, however checking with the manufacturer's suggestions is best. A simple way to tell if the fluid is in need of a change is by looking at the color, new fluid will have a slight yellow hue while amber is the sign of a needed flush. Because brake fluid is hygroscopic, its designed to hold moisture away from the metal internals to prevent corrosion. Like a sponge the fluid can only hold so much moisture before becoming ineffective.

MINI Cooper JCW GP Outdoor Car Cover - ECS Exclusive

Sep 19, 2019

This outdoor white main color / black top / red mirrors car cover for your MINI will keep it protected from rain and snow. Form fitted to your MINI, this cover has a weather resistant outside material that will form fit while the under side wont scratch your MINI.

New Turner Motorsport Performance Software

Sep 17, 2019

Are you ready to give your MINI a brand new attitude? Our B46/B48 tune removes the factory speed limiter and will offer full power at 93 octane (although is compatible with 91 octane as well). Our modified calibrations offer significant peak power gains of +50 horsepower and +60 ft-lbs torque. Your MINI Cooper S/JCW will pull harder all the way to redline, which is sure to put a smile on your face.

Assembled BY ECS Carbon Blasting Kit

Sep 16, 2019

Just add an air compressor and this kit includes everything need to clean your N14/ N18 valves of carbon build up. One of the most common issues that causes performance loss in the N14/N18 is carbon build up, the carbon deposits build up in the intake tract right above the valve constricting airflow into the cylinder.

Bavarian Autosport Carbon Blasting Tools

Sep 16, 2019

Intake port media blaster decarboning kit. This is the DIY (Do It Yourself) kit that will allow you to effectively clean and de-carbon the intake ports and intake valves on your MINI N14 or N18 Turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, saving you hundreds of dollars over having this service done at the BMW dealer.

New Eventuri Performance Intakes - MINI

Sep 9, 2019

Eventuri was founded by true enthusiasts who had a shared passion for cars and performance. Engineers that had a background in Aeronautics as well as automotive tuning. After experiencing disappointment time and time again from the claims set forth by the automotive aftermarket, they set out to raise the bar. Their goal was to set a new benchmark for intake design providing true gains, not just "claims."

Prior Design Body Kits - Straight from Germany

Sep 1, 2019

MINIs are not known for their subtlety, which is something Prior Design relied on when they developed their product line of body kits, flares, and other visual modifications that are big in Germany. Their exclusive partnership with us offers MINI owners like yourself the unique opportunity to jump on these race-inspired parts from some of the world's most renowned wide body kit experts.

Air Lift Kits for your MINI

Sep 1, 2019

This Air Lift Air Ride kit offers one touch ride height preset option. No more wrenches. No more tedious adjustments. This digital management kit puts all system controls inside the car, so you can make fast ride height adjustments while staying clean. Great for performance, dial in your ride with adjustable front and rear shocks. Go low for show; add lift for general driving or to clear obstructions. Laugh at speed bumps and dangerous driveway entrances.

Moton Suspension for your MINI Cooper

Aug 30, 2019

Thanks to an extensive racing pedigree, with experience in GT, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Touring Car Championships, and many other demanding racing arenas, MOTON Suspension for your MINI is the most highly developed and race proven setup available. If you are looking for a more street drivable setup with the same standard of quality, AST lowering springs or coilovers are just what you need! With the same development strategy, but designed for less aggressive applications, you can experience a more performance oriented look and feel without being excessive.

AST Suspension for your MINI Cooper

Aug 30, 2019

Thanks to an extensive racing pedigree, with experience in GT, 24 Hours of Le Mans, Touring Car Championships, and many other demanding racing arenas, MOTON Suspension for your MINI is the most highly developed and race proven setup available. If you are looking for a more street drivable setup with the same standard of quality, AST lowering springs or coilovers are just what you need! With the same development strategy, but designed for less aggressive applications, you can experience a more performance oriented look and feel without being excessive.

Armytrix Exhaust New For Your MINI Cooper

Aug 23, 2019

A hearty exhaust note and added performance are like music to enthusiasts' ears. When it comes to picking the right exhaust for your MINI, though, not all choices are equal. Quality, tone, and performance from a trusted source for aftermarket parts are all important factors. The folks at Armytrix have been crafting exceptional exhaust systems for the MINI catalog with incredible success, making them one of the top manufacturers selected by other MINI enthusiasts.

MINI Goodridge Brake Lines

Aug 20, 2019

Your MINI is built around the idea of a direct connection between driver and machine, something that acts as an extension of yourself and allows you to feel the road as you carve through the bends or clip cones in a parking lot. Making that feeling more direct is a natural improvement, which can, fortunately, be done with ease. A simple improvement to brake lines with Goodridge Stainless Steel Lines gives your brake pedal firm responsiveness that directly improves your stopping times and offers that connected experience you seek in a MINI.

More Power Lower Price - Neuspeed Power Modules

Aug 20, 2019

NM Engineering Power Module is a device which easily allows most able person to upgrade the performance of their MINI Cooper engine without reducing the reliability or integrity of the engine, clutch, and driveline. This is the simplest and best alternative or option to chip tuning.

New Bremmen Thermostat Housing - MINI

Aug 16, 2019

If you haven't yet experienced the sheer panic of seeing your temperature needle rise, it's because your thermostat housing hasn't cracked yet or you have proactively serviced the part to prevent that gut-punch feeling from ever happening to you. Be proactive with your service and replace your MINI's thermostat housing with our Bremmen unit, designed to be OEM-quality and to keep your MINI free of cooling problems.

Newest Tools For Your Garage

Aug 13, 2019

Schwaben offers an extensive line of European specialty tools as well as standard tools to your collection. Its doesn't stop there, we even offer items to help keep your car cleaner while getting work done and mobility for both you and your tools. See our perfectly bundled hand tool kits that make an excellent addition to any tool box.

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