ECS News

New Tools From Schwaben

Feb 28, 2017

Today's modern engines were made with complex tools that only dealerships seem to have on hand. This forces one to take their vehicle to a dealer in order to get routine service. Put the power in your hands with these new tools from Schwaben. Free yourself from the dealer and do more services yourself!

Powerflex Gen 3 MINI F55/F56/F57/F54 S/JCW

Feb 27, 2017

Sharpened handling. Increased agility. Tactile responsiveness. A feeling of being one with car and road. Replacing stock bushings with Powerflex polyurethane components will deliver all that and more. ECS is proud to carry the Powerflex brand of performance bushings. Powerflex is a world-renowned name in high-performance products, and they manufacture an array of quality suspension and chassis components. From subframe mounts to control arm and sway bar bushings and more, nothing overpowers the Powerflex catalog and their reputation for durability and quality.

Schwaben Wrench Sets | A toolbox essential

Feb 19, 2017

Today's modern engines were made with complex tools that only dealerships seem to have on hand. This forces one to take their vehicle to a dealer in order to get routine service. Put the power in your hands with these new tools from Schwaben. Free yourself from the dealer and do more services yourself!

ECS Essentials for your Gen 3 MINI

Feb 7, 2017

It all starts with the essentials - Do it right, or do it twice. ECS Essentials are a special blend of drivetrain and styling upgrades designed to fine tune and enhance the performance of your MINI. The ECS Wheel Spacer Kitt lets you push the wheels out for a more flush fit or for the wheels to clear a big brake kit. Improve the stock brake rotor screws that rust and tend to stick making the next time you change the brakes/rotors a complicated job. Build it better, build it stronger, build it with ECS.

Forge Induction Kit | F55-F57 MINI Cooper /S/JCW

Jan 27, 2017

ECS now supplies one of the top Performance Intake Systems available for your F56+ MINI Cooper. This intake with a Pipercross performance foam filter has been proven to increase air intake volume while enhancing the induction sound of your engine. More air available means more potential power. It's for this simple reason that an easy-to-install performance intake from ECS should be first on your list of engine upgrades for your MINI.

MANN Cabin Filters for your MINI

Jan 23, 2017

The importance of your cabin air quality is an often overlooked maintenance requirement. Just like your engine needs clean and fresh air to perform properly, you need to breathe uncontaminated air in order to maintain your focus and concentration behind the wheel! MANN-FILTER cabin air filters are incredibly high-quality. With their overwhelming success in performance engine air filters, oil filters, and more, MANN-FILTERS is a well-trusted source of filtration equipment. Make sure you choose quality when it comes to your air! Choose MANN-FILTERS for your MINI.

2017 ECS Products MINI

Dec 29, 2016

2017 was a fast-paced year of exciting new developments for performance upgrades designed to improve the feel of your MINI. All our new accessories can be traced back to support from you, our loyal community. with your input and enthusiasm, we have been able to provide quality parts MINI enthusiasts and will continue to do so moving into 2018. We would like to say Happy New Year to all of you for helping us make these upgrades, and wish you all the very best this year! So grab some new parts, and start making something incredible.

Schwaben Scan Tools 25% Off | ECS Holiday Sale!

Dec 26, 2016

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 Baffled Oil Catch Cans | MINI

Dec 22, 2016

Modern day emission regulations require the use of a closed PCV / Breather system to recirculate combustion blow-by gases for cleaner operation and to reduce greenhouse gases. However, due to inefficient capturing of oil particles within the air charge, a dense amount of oil vapor is allowed to be ingested within the intake tract causing deposits of carbon buildup at the intake ports, back of intake valves and oil deposits within the intake plumbing. All will eventually lead to poor performance, reduced fuel economy and a decreasing octane rating.

F56 S MINI Milltek Sport Exhaust Systems

Dec 19, 2016

Milltek's MINI offerings exude the engineering rigor and attention to detail that comes from experience, developing prototype exhaust designs for race teams throughout the world. Every single Milltek product offering is designed and manufactured in-house in the UK. Milltek tests each system on their own dynamometer through many miles of subjective analysis, fine-tuning each component of each system for its specific application. Milltek's collaboration with ECS Tuning allows unprecedented access to these exceptional performance exhaust systems.

ECS Gift Ideas $50 - $100

Dec 14, 2016

ECS has tons of options for surprising the enthusiasts in your life this Christmas. With gift options up to $100, you can even get something for that hard to shop for family member you know they will love! Bring home the stuff they really want this Holiday season with ECS Gift Ideas!

ECS Gift Ideas Under $50

Dec 14, 2016

ECS has tons of options for surprising the enthusiasts in your life this Christmas. With gift options under $50, you can bring some ECS gifts to that secret Santa requirement at your Car Club Christmas party! Get the best gifts without breaking the bank. Bring home the stuff they really want this Holiday season with ECS Gift Ideas!

Assembled by ECS Kits for your Gen 3 MINI

Dec 6, 2016

These are all-in-one kits that take the guesswork out of what you really need to keep your MINI performing at its best. From full Brake Fluid Flush Kits, Oil Service Kits, to a Vinyl Wrap Install Kit. Specifically put together by ECS Tuning specialists, Assembled by ECS kits give you the peace of mind that the job is complete.

MINI Year End Clearance Event

Nov 3, 2016

We have selected handfuls of products to feature and reduced their price for this one time sale. Deals like this go quick, so act soon or risk missing out.

Alzor Wheels for your 5x112 MINI

Nov 1, 2016

Alzor Wheels are made specifically for your MINI to bolt right up, look incredible, and set your car apart from the rest. With unique, individual, striking designs as well as some timeless classics make up the catalogue of choices you have to truly differentiate the European performance car in your life. A wide range of sizes, fitments, and color options mean you can have everything exactly right to take your MINI fitment to the standards you always wanted. Now, ALL Alzor Wheels are 25% OFF! Buy 3, get 1 FREE!

Final Days! ECS Tuning & BILSTEIN Audi A3 Sweepstakes

Nov 1, 2016

When will you have the chance again to say you bought a brand new A3 for $50? We don't know when the next chance will be but we can tell you that right now every $50 you spend enters you for a chance to win the ECS Tuning A3 which we have extensively modified with a host of top notch sponsors to create the ultimate A3. Get as many entries as you can for the best chance to win! The deadline is Nov 3, so hurry up and secure your victory!

Year End Clearance Event

Nov 1, 2016

Year End Clearance Event

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We have selected handfuls of products to feature and reduced their price for this one time sale. Deals like this go quick, so act soon or risk missing out.

European Car Electrical Terminal Tool Kit

Oct 19, 2016

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.

ECS Performance Baffled Oil Catch Can System | MINI

Oct 1, 2016

Modern-day emission regulations require the use of a closed PCV/Breather system to recirculate combustion blow-by gases for cleaner operation and to reduce greenhouse gases. However, due to inefficient capturing of oil particles within the air charge, a dense amount of oil vapor is allowed to be ingested within the intake tract causing deposits of carbon buildup at the intake ports, back of intake valves and oil deposits within the intake plumbing. All will eventually lead to poor performance, reduced fuel economy and a decreasing octane rating.

Schwaben Partstoberfest Sale

Sep 28, 2016

If you have ever been halfway into a DIY and realized you are missing a specific tool, then you know how frustrating not having the correct tool for the job can be. Even worse is having one that doesn't do the job correctly! Our Schwaben Hand Tools are there to help you finish the job the right way the first time. Don't get caught without the right equipment: save on your Schwaben Hand Tools now with our Partstoberfest Sale!

Up to 15% Off ECS Oil Service Kits – MINI

Sep 28, 2016

While changing your own oil gives you the confidence of knowing your vehicle and how to address its basic needs, using inappropriate parts and fluids will soon prove to be counterproductive and damaging. The wisest and most thorough approach is to invest in a complete Oil Service Kit. ECS-assembled and genuine MINI Oil Service Kits have been scrutinized by our in-house engineers so you can back up that confidence of having done the job on your own.

MINI F55/F56 Dinantronics Sport Performance Tuner

Sep 25, 2016

This boost controller was designed from the beginning to be easily installed and even easier to use. It plugs into a sensor and uses the factory DME to re-map boost, timing, and fuel maps. Changes can be made via Bluetooth, allowing you to use your smartphone to turn boost up for max performance or down for conservative driving. The app contains a live boost monitor that streams data in real time. Up to 30Hp and 40lb/ft gain with just this high tech module! Pick up a plate frame or front plate while you are at it to show your Dinan support.

Up to 25% Off Schwaben Hand Tools - Sale Ends 9.24.17

Sep 21, 2016

Don't let a tough project stop you in your tracks! Get the right tool for the job with Schwaben Hand Tools from ECS. Tools you can depend on, designed to put the DIY power in your hands, and ready to tackle general and specific jobs, Schwaben Tools are ready to make themselves at home in your garage.

MINI F56 F55 Euro LED Tail Lights

Sep 20, 2016

Be bold. Bodacious! Bolt on beautiful European tail light kits for a look that makes your F56/F55+ MINI Cooper turn heads. Noted by the amber color center turn signal, the US versions contain an all red appearance. The kit includes a complete set of two light assemblies: each mounts in the exact location of the US lights. No special wiring. No coding or special switches needed. Plug. Play. These exact fit, high quality lights install easily with common hand tools.

Schwaben Professional Hammers

Sep 18, 2016

When the going gets tough sometimes the only tool you want is a good hammer. The Schwaben hammers are built for a lifetime of use from top quality materials. The Ball Peen hammers feature a drop forged steel heads and ergonomic handles giving you accurate striking punches and chisels. The 36-oz Dead Blow hammer is designed with steel shot inside head, delivering a stronger force and at the same time prevents any rebound. For when maximum force is needed with minimal rebound.

MINI F56+ Forge Adjustable Rear Tie Bars

Sep 13, 2016

If you know MINI performance parts, you know Forge. Forge specializing in the design and manufacture of premium quality valves, intercoolers, and hoses, are the go-to choice for discriminating motorists who demand consistent turbo performance and hassle-free durability. Now they offer even more for your MINI with the introduction of a new rear control arm option. This is the adjustable tie bars used in the MINI Challenge Race Series for Gen 3 MINIs which contains Powerflex Poly Bushings. Now from the race track to your own MINI, you can also gain the pole position advantage.

MINI F56/F55 Arma Intake Systems

Sep 1, 2016

The new ARMA Carbon Fiber Intake System is arguably the most attractive, completely transforming intake system available for the F56 MINI Cooper. With authentic hand laid carbon fiber used throughout, this intake is guaranteed to impress! This intake system increases the breathing efficiency of your engine and adds up to 13WHP! Choose matte or gloss finish both in Variable and Non Variable (valved or non-valved) versions. More air means more power - it's for this simple reason that a performance intake from ARMA should be first on your list of engine upgrades.

F56/F55 S/JCW MINI Cooper Oil Service Kits

Aug 23, 2016

While changing your own oil gives you the confidence of knowing your vehicle and how to address its basic needs, using inappropriate parts and fluids will soon prove to be counterproductive and damaging. The wisest and most thorough approach is to invest in a complete Oil Service Kit. ECS-assembled and genuine MINI Oil Service Kits have been scrutinized by our in-house engineers so you can back up that confidence of having done the job on your own.

Precision Torque Wrenches

Aug 7, 2016

Auto repair professionals understand the importance of properly torqued fasteners. Too tight, and the fastener may be weakened and break. Too loose and everything just falls apart. You can tighten nuts and bolts like a pro with these torque wrenches from Schwaben, Central Tools, and GearWrench.

Invidia Exhaust For Your F56 MINI Cooper S

Aug 4, 2016

Improve performance and your vehicle's sound with this cat-back exhaust system from Invidia. This cat-back features 2.36" stainless steel construction, with dual titanium or rolled stainless tips. This cat-back is also resonated which will give you extra performance without being too loud. Known in the MINI Performance market, Invidia has been there in the beginning of the Gen 1 MINI Coopers, which an exhaust sound that is true to the vehicles nature. Now available for your Gen 3 MINI Cooper.

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