Oct 21, 2020
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.
Oct 15, 2020
2020 has been, well, you know. To bring some positivity to the European car enthusiast community, we are excited to announce that once again, we're giving away a car! Yes, we’re hosting another sweepstakes like the 8V A3, MK7.5 GTI, and E46 M3 before it. This time, you have the unique opportunity to win a late-model Audi B8 S4 Facelift.
Oct 6, 2020
Let's be real, when was the last time you used your 12v cigarette lighter for anything? Your head unit has Bluetooth, you probably have a million USB ports for charging things, and no one has a separate GPS these days. Why not spice things up with our Billet Aluminum Power Port Plug? We have fun little phrases lasered into them so you can have a bit of a laugh every time you look at that useless 12v outlet in your car. Check out all our quirky designs and grab one just for fun.
Oct 5, 2020
Boring, torn and deteriorating cloth battery covers can leave your engine bay looking a little outdated and in need of something more. If your battery cover is in need of replacement or if your engine bay could use a touch of beauty then we have you COVERED! Our ECS Tuning in-house designed and engineered Battery Cover kit includes a precision 3D designed heat resistant, textured matte black polymer battery lid with a durable CNC-bent powder-coated aluminum battery case.
Sep 21, 2020
We are clearing house! We have scratch and dent products that we need out of our inventory to make room for bigger and better things. We have reduced their price until they are GONE. Deals like this go quick, so act soon or risk missing out. Limited time, limited stock, huge savings. Happy Hunting! All Sales Are Final | No Returns On Scratch & Dent Items
Sep 20, 2020
Worried about rocks & road debris compromising your fragile oil pan? Then this is MUST HAVE PROTECTION! Fully constructed from T304 stainless steel & 100% TIG welded, this can handle any abuse thrown at it. Compared to the original fragile plastic oil pan found on the MQB platforms, this is serious stuff. While achieving protection without the sacrifice of ground clearance, we were able to increase the oil capacity by 1-1.5 Liters. This helps extend oil service intervals & maintains more consistent operating temps. ECS designed & tested, made in the U.S.A.
Aug 28, 2020
Are you spending some quality time with your car this season? Equip yourself for all projects with Schwaben Tools! We offer an extensive line of standard & European specialty tools for your collection, as well as high quality items to help keep your car cleaner while getting work done and improve the DIY experience for both you and your tools.
Jul 31, 2020
Night driving is scary enough as it is. With poor lighting, you can’t see hazards in the road and won’t have a field of vision far enough ahead to react if something happens in front of you. Our new ZiZa Plug And Play LED Conversion Kits are designed to give you high-output light better than anything else you’ll find for a quick replacement and excellent night time visibility.
Jul 28, 2020
Everywhere we can continue a thematic visual design with our VW interiors, we will. Especially if that means replacing something that wasn’t attractive from the factory and prone to breaking over time with something strikingly stylish and impeccably durable. Our new Billet Seat Adjustment Handles for your VW are designed in-house to do just that. Upgrade your interior with this new functional piece of your interior design puzzle.
Jul 24, 2020
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Jul 1, 2020
With the functionality and variety of professional-grade diagnostic equipment, the OBDeleven Plug-and-Play diagnostic app is right at home in your personal garage. The scan application features code reading, control units, LED coding, and the ability to clear service or check engine lights from your smartphone! Just plug in your OBD port and have the same capabilities you would see in a dedicated shop all from the convenience of your device.
Jun 27, 2020
The little details are what combine to tell the full story of your unique car. When those little bits serve an actual function beyond style points, they are exponentially cooler. In the case of your Audi or VW engine bay, our new ECS Billet Engine Bay Caps replace your old reservoir caps with classy and durable Billet Aluminum versions that give your engine a fit and finish that speaks to your attention to detail while offering the longevity you want from those often forgotten parts.
Jun 3, 2020
Need to fit some aggressive wheels and tires, but your fenders require rolling? The Schwaben Fender Lip Roller is your at-home solution for forming your fender lips without paying excessively at a shop. Get the look you want with professional-like quality from the Schwaben Fender Lip Roller!
May 25, 2020
The most important part of working on your car is doing it safely. Lifting, supporting, and lowering your car with the right equipment is paramount. Schwaben has a low profile, heavy duty, easy to use lifting products designed to safely and quickly raise and lower even the most slammed cars around.
May 6, 2020
If your car has been unused for a few weeks, a few months, or has been in storage since last fall, there is a checklist of maintenance services you need to run through before your car may be ready to drive. Pulling your car from storage can be an easy and rewarding experience, and might save you some headaches down the road. Here is everything you need to make sure your car is ready to go back to work when you are.
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.
Mar 25, 2020
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.
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!
Mar 16, 2020
Upgrade your old or leaky Water Pump with the Assembled By ECS Upgraded Aluminum Water Pump. Water Pump failure can lead to your vehicle making an unnecessary trip to the repair shop. If your pump stops working, coolant temperatures rise rapidly and can overheat the engine, leading to head gasket or even piston ring failure. This is a great preventative maintenance item when doing any type of timing belt replacement.
Mar 3, 2020
Give your Audi or Volkswagen a set of new wheels that look fantastic and reduce your unsprung weight with brand new APR Flow Formed wheels. Their new styles are designed for perfect fitment and accept your OEM center caps.
Feb 7, 2020
ECS Carbon Fiber Under Hood Covers add a smooth and consistent style when you open the hood of your VW. The attention to detail and uniform look shows off your dedication to making a clean thing of beauty out of the chaos that is the engine bay. The hand laid carbon fiber weave of our covers provide a tasteful improvement to pieces under the hood you otherwise just try to ignore. Covering your battery, fuse box, engine, and more with our ECS Carbon Fiber Covers is the best way to clean up your engine with a race-inspired theme.
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.
Jan 1, 2020
Free up horsepower easily without sacrificing comfort with the ECS Vacuum Actuated Exhaust Cutouts! A simple modification that allows you to flip between the factory exhaust routing through the full system or dumped out the open valve when you need extra performance. Since the vacuum-actuated valve is not electronic, it will not stick or burn out, meaning you will enjoy this effective modification for a long time without worry. No welding required, instant power, and a fraction the cost of a full exhaust system makes this the perfect upgrade for your German performance car.
Dec 24, 2019
Nothing says dedication like something unique that also offers performance benefits. For the discerning enthusiast who wants to show off that little bit of extra effort, the new Forge Motorsport Limited Edition Purple Blow Off Valves are perfect.
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!
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.
Nov 13, 2019
Forced induction engines are fantastic tuner platforms because they offer easily accessible power with minor bolt-on upgrades, tunes, and lower restriction. Eventually, though, you reach that ceiling where the capabilities are limited to more critical hardware, like the size and ability of the turbocharger. For you Transverse 2.0T Audi and VW owners, that turbo stands in the way of serious power potential. Thankfully, CTS is here with their brand new K04 Turbo Upgrade to help you reach that next level of performance.
Oct 29, 2019
Enlighten your engine with new LIQUI-MOLY Molygen engine oil!. Using revolutionary molecular friction control, Molygen will provide the quality protection your VW or Audi deserves. Even better, with our included UV Light you can quickly spot any leaks by the distinctive green glow. Molygen is specifically engineered to preserve, cool, and lubricate your naturally aspirated or forced induction engine from performance use to daily driving. ECS now offers Molygen for VW and Audi engines, sold individually, or in complete service kits.
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.