FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Rebuild And Refresh Brake Caliper Pistons On The Car

Posted by Tim Wong
on Jun 19, 2018
When a car sits outside for an extended period of time, it's good to follow a list of things to check and/or repair. I have grown fond of my ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Grassroots Motorsports E30 318iS Project - The Beginning

Posted by JR Huntington
on Jun 19, 2018
We share a lot in common with the folks at Grassroots Motorsports.  Whether it's on a long weekend drive, or a personal vacation, or ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous, Restoration, Do-It-Yourself

Really Quick Product Review: 034Motorsport Carbon Fiber MQB Cold Air Intake System

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 19, 2018
Welcome to really quick product reviews, a new series where members of the FCP Euro staff quickly review various parts and kits in our ... Read more

Topics: Video, Audi, VW

How To Quickly And Inexpensively Repair A Cracked Exhaust

Posted by Tim Wong
on Jun 18, 2018
Some of us, logically, like to fix things properly the first time. These are the same type of people who carry a bottle of spray detailer ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Weekend Wallpaper: 2003 W211 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Edition

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 17, 2018
It's time to spice up your desktop. ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes

Why I Hate My Non-European Car

Posted by Rob DiCola
on Jun 15, 2018
You know that feeling when you can’t pinpoint what sickness you have, but you just feel weak and exhausted? That’s how I feel in my Civic ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes

How We Gave Out Over 4,000 T-Shirts At Lime Rock Park

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 13, 2018
Simply put, Memorial Day weekend at Lime Rock Park was the biggest company event we've ever had. Here's how we made history.... Read more

Topics: Culture, Motorsports

Cars and Coffee Event Recap - June 2018

Posted by Mansur Wisaa
on Jun 11, 2018
Come for the cars, stay for the coffee. ... Read more

Topics: Culture

The Ultimate Father's Day Gift Guide

Posted by JR Huntington
on Jun 11, 2018
Remember all those times when something went wrong and only dad could help fix it? It's time to pay him back and this year, we know exactly ... Read more

Topics: Culture

Weekend Wallpaper: Mercedes-Benz C300 Edition

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 9, 2018
It's time to spice up your desktop. ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes, Motorsports

How To Fix A Leaky Oil Filter Housing On An N51, N52, N54, Or N55 Engine

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Jun 8, 2018
If your oil filter housing is leaking on your N51, N52, N54, or N55 BMW engine, you need to take care of it ASAP, or it could lead to ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

How To Replace The A/C Compressor On A P2 Chassis Volvo

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Jun 6, 2018
Now that we're getting into the warmer months, the functionality of your air conditioning is going to become more and more important. The ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Video

What It's Like To Ruin A Mercedes - Dapper Drift Episode 7

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 5, 2018
Imagine taking an angle grinder and a drill to a perfectly good fender. That's what it took to flare the fenders of the E55 AMG Drift ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes, Video

How To Choose The Right Engine Oil For Your Car

Posted by Michael Delikat
on Jun 4, 2018
API, ACEA, ILSAC, Long Life, SAE, JASO what does all this mean? We've got the answers. ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself

Weekend Wallpaper: Volkswagen GTI TCR Edition

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 3, 2018
It's time to spice up your desktop. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports