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 3, 2020
Give your Audi upgrades it deserves that your wallet (or significant other) won’t fight. This is our list of the top performance parts to improve your Audi on a budget so you don’t have to compromise between building the car you picture in your head and saving money for your future. Check out our selection of suspension, software, exhaust, intake, visual upgrades, and more, all designed to fit your Audi and your budget.
Apr 10, 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 28, 2019
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.
Nov 19, 2019
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.
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.
Oct 22, 2019
How much of your time do you spend in your car? Do you enjoy it? The hours a week that require you to be in the driver's seat should be as enjoyable as possible, so why are you still rocking that old outdated head unit? Brand new Bremmen Android Head Units offer updated functionality and sleek looks to spruce up the interior and make your time behind the wheel more enjoyable thanks to their compatibility with the rest of the technology in your life.
Oct 21, 2019
You spent all your Summer doing things that didn't involve all those upgrades you had planned for your VW, didn't you? Well, we're cleaning out our shelves and discounting tons of VW parts right now, so take this as a sign you should stop slacking and start wrenching! Go get all those last-minute upgrades handled before it gets too cold to want to do anything!
Oct 20, 2019
HPA Motorsports provides no-compromise, proven, and tested performance parts for your VW or Audi. With their roots in building competitive cars for track use, HPA continuously develops parts for their race applications in-house in their CNC shop and provide their tested components to you to improve the driving dynamics of your European performance car.
Oct 16, 2019
ECS had a productive 2019 and a roaring start to 2020 with several new performance aftermarket components for your favorite European cars. Our new parts for your Audi, BMW, MINI, and VW include everything from simple cosmetic upgrades to awesome performance pieces. Check out our full line of new products for your vehicle!
Oct 14, 2019
If you're looking for an easy, inexpensive way to enhance your underhood appearance or if your engine bay could use a touch of premium carbon fiber then we have you COVERED! Our ECS Tuning in-house designed and engineered Carbon Fiber Expansion Tank Cover Kit features precision 3D designed, gloss clear-coated carbon fiber overlays that simply lay over top of your OEM expansion tank and enhances the underhood appeal while covering up the ugly, opaque white plastic coolant ball.
Sep 24, 2019
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.
Sep 13, 2019
Wagner Tuning has been developing and producing high quality engine parts, such as intake manifolds, exhaust manifolds, downpipes, and intercooler kits in Germany since 2002. Recent technology advancements along with years of experience ensure optimum performance and highest manufacturing precision.
Sep 12, 2019
With tax returns and the spring right around the corner, we are clearing house! We have selected handfuls of 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.
Aug 21, 2019
Changing the look of your car is as easy as a fresh set of wheels. The attitude, stance, and entire appearance of your car can completely transform with the right style choice and specs. Fifteen52, known for their aggressive styles and explosion into the mainstream with support from many notable builders and drivers, know exactly how to make the perfect set of shoes for your Volkswagen. Brand new from their design tables are distinctive and fresh wheels ready to help you make a statement. Find them right here at ECS.