FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Replace Your Engine Air Filter - Audi/VW (Jetta, Passat, GTI, A3, TT, Tiguan, CC, Q3,)

Posted by Mansur Wisaa
on Jul 19, 2018
If you have an MK6 GTI, you probably already understand why it's important to change out the engine air filter regularly. Here's how to do ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, VW, GTI

An Insider's Guide to FCP Euro

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Jul 19, 2018
We help European car owners have a more enjoyable and enduring ownership experience. Here’s how we do it:... Read more

Topics: Culture

Coast to Coast - Dapper Drift Episode 9

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 19, 2018
The E55 AMG drift sedan goes coast-to-coast. Well, almost. ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes, Video

Really Quick Product Review: Porsche Center Radiator Upgrade Kit (911, Cayman, Boxster)

Posted by Mansur Wisaa
on Jul 17, 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, Porsche, Radiator

Singer Vehicle Design's Latest Creation Is A Carbon-Fiber Lightweight Masterpiece

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 12, 2018
There is nothing quite like an old, classic, completely stock Porsche 911. That is, until you compare it with something like Singer Vehicle ... Read more

Topics: Porsche

2017 Volkswagen GTI Track Review at Lime Rock Park - The Long Haul Project MK7 Episode 1

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 9, 2018
This 2017 MK7 Volkswagen GTI is the latest FCP Euro project car. We've got big plans to turn this into a balanced daily driver, while also ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW

Here's Why LIQUI MOLY Actually Works

Posted by Tim Wong
on Jul 9, 2018
If I asked you to name a brand of motor oil, a number of brands might pop into your mind. Castrol, Mobil 1, Valvoline, etc. One thing in ... Read more

Topics: Parts

Join Us For Cars & Coffee On July 29th!

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 8, 2018
If you can make it, we'd love to have you!... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Culture

Watch The Faces Of People Riding In A GTI TCR For The First Time

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 6, 2018
Last week, we installed a passenger seat in our Volkswagen GTI TCRs and gave hot laps at Lime Rock Park to our VIP guests. Here are their ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW, Motorsports

Here's Why Volvos Are Considered Safe

Posted by Tim Wong
on Jul 6, 2018
I recently stumbled upon a YouTube video of a violent crash between a 2008-2016 Volvo XC70 wagon and a transport truck traveling at full ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Volvo

Linking Summer Jam - Dapper Drift Episode 8

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 4, 2018
Trial, error. Trial, error. Trial, SUCCESS! ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes, Video, Motorsports

The Record-Breaking Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Started As A Volkswagen GTI TCR

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 2, 2018
The 2500-pound electric race car shares more in common with our Volkswagen GTI TCR than we thought. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

Weekend Wallpaper: 1991 Porsche Carrera C2 Cabriolet

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 29, 2018
 It's time to spice up your desktop. ... Read more

Topics: Video, Porsche

What It's Like To Ride Along In A Volkswagen GTI TCR Race Car

Posted by Linda Zukauskas
on Jun 28, 2018
We’ve all imagined the pure, unadulterated feeling of speed as we watch a race car zip past us, whether it be on television or in person. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

Grassroots Motorsports E30 318iS Project - What's Up with the Engine?

Posted by JR Huntington
on Jun 26, 2018
As much as the GRM crew wanted to keep this E30 mostly stock inside and out, upon inspecting the engine that whole plan had to be thrown out ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Restoration, Do-It-Yourself