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ECS Project - VW MK7 Golf R Build List Aug 15, 2021

The MK7 Golf R sports a Haldex AWD system and more robust version of the 2.0T found in the GTI to produce more power and astonishing handling characteristics. Naturally, we've given our MK7 Golf R project tons of goodies we develop right here in-house to make it even more impressive. Our Golf R features ECS touches inside and out, from visual to performance upgrades, that you can add to your own MK7 R. Find everything we've developed on this car right here for your next upgrade ideas to make your Golf R exactly the way you want.

ECS Project - VW MK7 GTI Build List Aug 15, 2021

The MK7 GTI took the VW community by storm and improved upon the well-loved MK6 in all the right ways. Our MK7 GTI that we use to develop all the parts you've come to love features everything from exterior and interior visual improvements to our latest Fabricated Aluminum Intake Manifold, a big turbo, custom tune, our ECS coilovers, Tekniform wheels, and much, much more. If you're looking to build a killer MK7 GTI, everything you need to transform it inside and out is right here in the list of upgrades we've performed on our own MK7 GTI.

ECS Project - VW MK6 GTI Build List Aug 15, 2021

The MK6 was a welcomed change from the MK5 styling, which we were more than happy to make our own with this MK6 GTI. Our MK6 GTI features a Genuine European VW front end conversion to mimic the MK6 R body, which we imported and converted before the USA received the R version of the chassis. While it's still front wheel drive, our MK6 GTI puts down plenty of power and looks good doing it thanks to the many in-house developed upgrades we've added, like our ECS Coilovers, Tekniform Wheels, and engine performance upgrades. Find everything we've done to this car right here!

ECS Project - VW MK5 GTI Build List Aug 15, 2021

Unpopular opinion: we love the MK5 platform. That's why our MK5 GTI features some insane modifications like our Carbon Fiber Fender Flare kit to tuck the massive custom 3-piece Rotiform wheels under the beautiful composite arches. Our MK5 GTI sits on Airlift Performance suspension to let it lay frame and perfectly kiss the ground with our Carbon Fiber Front Lip. All the upgrades and modifications we've performed on our MK5 GTI are listed right here so you can take some inspiration from our build and execute it on yours!

ECS Project - BMW E90 M3 Build List Aug 15, 2021

The E90 M3 was the last naturally-aspirated generation to bear the M-badge with its S65 V8 stuffed between the strut towers. Sporting a manual transmission, eight cylinders of Bavarian fury, and a luxurious interior, the E90 M3 is an enthusiast's daily driver dream car. Our development test mule has received a host of upgrades we designed for the platform and continues to improve daily as we add more to the list of performance and visual improvements available for the platform. Find all the upgrades we've made to our M3 right here!

ECS Project - Audi B9 S4 Build List Aug 15, 2021

Nothing says classy and fun like the S4, especially the B9 S4 featuring the new turbocharged 3.0 V6 and lightning-quick transmission. Our B9 S4 sports some elegant and tasteful additions developed right here in-house for this platform to help demonstrate just how incredible you can make this car without much effort. From visual improvements to suspension, engine performance, brakes, and more, our B9 S4 build list is your road map to upgrading your S4 with some of the best parts in the scene.

ECS Project - Audi B9 A4 Build List Aug 15, 2021

The B9 A4 has yet to achieve the same prolific acceptance it's predecessor did, but it's still got plenty of time to grow on enthusiasts as the market continues to develop. Speaking of, our ECS project B9 A4 features tons of our in-house developed performance and visual upgrades that help draw out the hidden power from the platform. If you want to transform your B9 A4, everything we've done to ours can be found right here so you can make the same choice upgrades and enjoy this luxury sedan to its fullest potential.

ECS Project - Audi B8 S4 Build List Aug 15, 2021

The supercharged 3.0T power plant up front, six-speed manual transmission between the seats, and Quattro AWD system make the B8.5 S4 a well-rounded and highly capable package right out of the box, but this B8.5 S4 is no ordinary luxury sedan. Our research and development test mule here features everything we currently offer (and some in-progress secret parts) that help transform this super sedan from modest daily into an absolute weapon. Our suspension upgrades, heat exchanger, intake, big bore throttle body, and more help make this S4 the ultimate highway star it deserves to be.

ECS Project - Audi B8 A4 Build List Aug 15, 2021

Unfortunately, a deer claimed the life of this poor B8 A4 some years back, but it still lives on in memory! Many of our in-house developed upgrades for the B8 A4 platform were featured on this car, which helped it transform from a luxury commuter car to a blistering performance sedan. If you're interested in creating an impressive B8 A4, you've come to the right place.

ECS Project - BMW E92 335 Build List Aug 15, 2021

What began as a simple test to measure the viability of introducing turbocharged engines back into their lineup, the N54-powered 335i became the foundation of BMW's new approach to squeezing power from inline engines. Our 335i, like many enthusiast-owned N54-powered BMWs, sports some hardcore performance engine and suspension upgrades that help bring the power up well above 550WHP. How did we do it? With our own in-house designed performance upgrades tested on this particular E92! If you're looking to make the most out of yours, you can find just what we upgraded right here.

New Tiguan (5N) - Master LED Interior Lighting Kit Aug 2, 2021

LED lights are a stunning revolution for the world of automotive lighting and it’s easy to see why. LED's are vastly superior to halogen bulbs, as they have a higher light output and are far more efficient. LED's are Light Emitting Diodes, solid state devices which emit light when connected to electrical current. They have no moving parts or wire filaments to burn out. They emit a whiter light, run cooler, and last longer than the incandescent (filament style) bulbs they replace.

Top - Assembled By ECS Service Kits - B7 A4 2.0T Aug 2, 2021

One of the biggest concerns we have when working on our cars at home is ordering every part we need for the job and worrying if we picked the correct parts. Making an easy mistake like that slows us down and keeps our cars out of commission for longer than we want. That’s why at ECS Tuning, we have put together full Assembled By ECS kits for your car that comes with everything you need from the quality manufacturers you trust to tackle that service project stress-free.

New ECS Kevlar Drive Belts for Your Mini Aug 1, 2021

ECS Tuning Performance Kevlar reinforced belts give you that extra piece of mind! Kevlar reinforced belts experience less elongation over time minimizing the amount of belt adjustment needed as well as offering a higher shock and impact resistance compared to OEM style belts.

New Turner E36 LTW Inspired Front Splitter Jul 26, 2021

Front splitters/lips are an important aerodynamic upgrade that not only change the look of your car, but also helps to create downforce, improving your vehicles overall handling at higher speeds. This can often make it hard to justify spending copious amounts on money on a part who's days are numbered, especially when being installed on a vehicle that sees both track and daily driver use. Till this day, there are very limited front lip/splitter options available for the E36 BMW enthusiast.

New B8 S4 High Performance Aluminum Radiator Jul 26, 2021

CSF Cooling offers high-performance solutions for your daily driver, weekend warrior, track build, or completely custom setup that needs better cooling, lighter weight components, and unmatched quality. That's why we chose CSF to produce the first-ever B8.5 S4 upgraded radiator for our 2020 ECS Audi Giveaway that you can see on our YouTube Channel. Ensure your engine can continue to perform the way you need it to with a proper cooling setup from the world-class CSF line of performance radiators.

Turner Rear Adjustable Toe Arms - E9X 3 SERIES Jul 26, 2021

On your E90, E91, E92, or E93, your rear toe arms are fixed. This is fine for your BMW if your suspension is stock, but as soon as you lower it, you are going to be out of spec. With the new Turner Motorsport Rear Adjustable Toe Arms, you can bring you suspension settings back into spec even with an extremely lowered vehicle. These arms are critical if you want to maximize the effectiveness of your BMW’s handling and prevent premature wear.

New MK7 Golf R Front Lip Spoiler Jul 19, 2021

Raise the level of style on your VW MK7 Golf R with our in-house designed and engineered Front Lip Spoiler. Designed and engineered by our in-house engineering team to fit directly on your factory front bumper, our lip will provide a much more aggressive visual appeal and the appearance of a much lower ride height. An exclusive design only available through ECS Tuning, this front lip spoiler will be sure to catch attention and turn heads.

New 2.0T FSI High Flow Intercool Pipe Kit Jul 19, 2021

Our in-house designed and engineered High Flow Turbo Outlet Pipe Kit features mandrel bent, bead rolled, powdercoated aluminum plumbing from the outlet of the compressor housing directly to the intercooler inlet, along with smoother flowing silicone couplers, stainless steel T-Bolt clamps and all new installation accessories for an easy, direct bolt on installation.

New Assembled By ECS F2X/F3X N55 Bulletproof Crank Kits Jul 19, 2021

BMW’s legendary turbocharged engines like the F2X/F3X N55 are capable of incredible power with simple bolt-ons, make incredible turbo noises, and offer that unbeatable straight-six smoothness. However, they have more than one Achilles heel: the crank hub tends to back out, the drive belt likes to suck itself into the front main seal, and the oil filter housing tends to be incontinent. That’s why we’ve put together F2X/F3X N55 Bulletproof Kits for your BMW! Make sure your turbocharged BMW stays safe at any power level for years with our carefully selected protection kits.

New Assembled By ECS S55 Bulletproof Crank Kits Jul 19, 2021

BMW’s legendary turbocharged engines like the S55 are capable of incredible power with simple bolt-ons, make incredible turbo noises, and offer that unbeatable straight-six smoothness. However, they have more than one Achilles heel: the crank hub tends to back out, the drive belt likes to suck itself into the front main seal, and the oil filter housing tends to be incontinent. That’s why we’ve put together S55 Bulletproof Kits for your BMW! Make sure your turbocharged BMW stays safe at any power level for years with our carefully selected protection kits.

New Assembled By ECS E9X N55 Bulletproof Crank Kits Jul 19, 2021

BMW’s legendary turbocharged engines like the E9X N55 are capable of incredible power with simple bolt-ons, make incredible turbo noises, and offer that unbeatable straight-six smoothness. However, they have more than one Achilles heel: the crank hub tends to back out, the drive belt likes to suck itself into the front main seal, and the oil filter housing tends to be incontinent. That’s why we’ve put together E9X N55 Bulletproof Kits for your BMW! Make sure your turbocharged BMW stays safe at any power level for years with our carefully selected protection kits.

New Assembled By ECS N54 Bulletproof Crank Kits Jul 19, 2021

BMW’s legendary turbocharged engines like the N54 are capable of incredible power with simple bolt-ons, make incredible turbo noises, and offer that unbeatable straight-six smoothness. However, they have more than one Achilles heel: the crank hub tends to back out, the drive belt likes to suck itself into the front main seal, and the oil filter housing tends to be incontinent. That’s why we’ve put together N54 Bulletproof Kits for your BMW! Make sure your turbocharged BMW stays safe at any power level for years with our carefully selected protection kits.

New ECS BMW Performance 6-Piston Front Big Brake Kit Jul 19, 2021

Give your BMW incredible stopping power with BMW Performance calipers from the 135i performance braking package. With Genuine BMW rotors and OE Textar pads. Brake harder with less brake fade with floating euro rotors and 6-piston BMW Performance calipers. Brake bias will not be dramatically affected. For track applications, a more aggressive rear pad is recommended. Most 17” wheels will clear these calipers. The four (4) longer bolts pictured will come attached to the OEM caliper carrier. This carrier must be removed and replaced with the new carrier.

MK5/6 FSI & TSI Cast Aluminum Intercooler Upgrade Kits Jul 19, 2021

Heat robs performance, which is why modern forced induction platforms use an intercooler to drop the charge air temperatures. However, in upgraded applications, the factory unit just doesn’t cut it. When you’re reaching for more power in your MK5/MK6 FSI or TSI, a bigger intercooler with more cooling ability is an absolute must. We’re proud to introduce our new OE Upgraded Cast Aluminum Intercooler and Silicone Hoses for your MK5/MK6 to drop charge air temps dramatically and increase performance.

Turner Skid Plate - Wrinkle Black Powdercoated Finish Jul 19, 2021

Turner's in-house engineering designed a skid plate to protect your oil cooler from these unfortunate situations while maintaining factory aerodynamics and fitment. The idea was to design something much stronger yet that still keeps the weight to a minimum. The Turner skid plate weighs slightly more than the plastic OE piece, making the Turner plate the lightest metal option on the market.

New G20 Flush Kit - Front And Rear Jul 19, 2021

Turners line of BMW performance parts combines, high quality, great value, and most importantly, superior performance that will allow you to dial in your ride to suit your driving style and allow your BMW to live up to its full potential. These wheel spacers will help you perfect the fitment of your BMW, and ECS Tuning has a full line of wheel bolts and studs to complete the package.

New A90 Supra/Z4 Control Arm Bushing Monoball Upgrade Jul 19, 2021

Stock rubber front control arm bushings are designed to allow significant fore/aft movement of the front wheels to help absorb road impacts. This soft flexible design maximizes daily driving comfort and helps to add the “luxury” feeling to your vehicle, but it is far from ideal for the performance or racing enthusiast that is looking for optimal handling and braking performance.

New ECS Audi B8 Chassis Billet X-Brace Jul 19, 2021

Give your B8 an upgrade you can feel with our brand new Billet Aluminum X-Brace to improve steering response, steering feel, handling, and accuracy! This billet piece replaces the hollow stamped steel x-brace that allows for more torsional flex. Our brace fully braces the steering rack to the rear of the subframe for an incredible difference in rigidity and handling feel.

New High Kick Trunk Spoiler - E36 Jul 19, 2021

The guys at Turner Motorsport have developed an ABS High Kick Trunk Spoiler that transforms the look of your E36 coupe, all while keeping budget constraints in mind. Constructed from impact and UV resistant ABS plastic, this light and durable spoiler provides a sporty style that's sure to set your vehicle apart from the rest, without high price of an equivalent carbon fiber spoiler.

Matte Textured MQB Luft-Technik Dual Air Inlet Duct Jul 19, 2021

Forced-induction engines like the MQB platform need all the air they can suck in to perform at peak efficiency. Our new Luft-Technik Dual Air Inlet Duct help funnel more air directly to your intake for optimal performance so it can breathe all the fresh air it needs.

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