FCP Euro's DIY Blog

Car Aficionados Unite at The 2018 UC3 UConn Spring Show

Posted by Noelle Talmon
on Apr 17, 2018
The hype for the UC3 Spring Show 2018 began weeks ahead of the event, but in the days leading up to the April 15 show some feared rain would ... Read more

Topics: Culture

Here's Our Favorite Rides At The 2018 UConn Car Show

Posted by JR Huntington
on Apr 17, 2018
For over a decade, the University of Connecticut Car Club (UC3, for short) has been bringing New England together under one theme: our love ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture, Volvo, Mercedes, Video, Audi, VW, Motorsports, Saab, Land Rover, Porsche

The Axle Dilemma - OEM? Aftermarket? Rebuilt? Used?

Posted by Nicolas Siemsen
on Apr 15, 2018
When it comes time to purchase a replacement part for your older European vehicle, such as the Mercedes-Benz W123 models that will be ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How to Replace a Water Pump on an E39 BMW 5-Series (6-cylinder)

Posted by Eric Seeger
on Apr 14, 2018
It’s no secret that the E39’s Achilles Heel is its cooling system. Built almost entirely out of plastic, the system does not age well. And ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous

FCP Euro Weekly Auto Digest

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Apr 13, 2018
 We found some of the best distractions on the internet   WATCH: 2983 hp of AMG in one race:... Read more

Topics: BMW, Mercedes

The Paddock Episode 4 - Circuit Of The Americas

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Apr 13, 2018
The first race of our PWC 2018 season is in the books. What happened? Click below to find out. ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW, Motorsports

How To Prep Your Car For Warm Weather

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Apr 5, 2018
The season of spirited driving is upon us. Here's how to get ready.... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Video, VW

Why LIQUI MOLY Oil & Additives Is The Real Deal 

Posted by Michael Delikat
on Apr 3, 2018
Why would one love something as mundane as engine oil and additives? Well, when the product lives up to the hype, what's not to love?... Read more

Topics: Culture, Do-It-Yourself, Parts, VW

The Paddock Episode 2 - Meet The Cars & Crew

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Mar 21, 2018
The biggest weekend of FCP Euro's motorsports career is finally here—we're live, at Circuit of the Americas, for the first round of the 2018 ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW, Motorsports

FCP Euro Partners With SCDA To Help You Get On Track

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Mar 18, 2018
One of the most common questions I get asked by my fellow employees and car enthusiasts is how they can get into track days and racing. ... Read more

Topics: Motorsports

The Paddock Episode 1 - Meet The Drivers

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Mar 16, 2018
In one week, we'll be on track at Circuit of the Americas. Just two years ago, the guy on the left was racing his own E30, running the ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW, Motorsports

Here's How We're Shipping More Packages To You, Faster! 

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Mar 14, 2018
Alternate title: Here's what $90,000 of conveyor belts looks like. ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Video

How To Restore Your Headlights For Under $30

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Mar 9, 2018
  A step-by-step tutorial to bring any automotive headlight back to new condition, no tools required. ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace The Plugs And Coils On A Volkswagen GTI 

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Mar 8, 2018
Even though it's part of your car's nervous system, swapping plugs and coils on your GTI is super simple. Here's how to do it. ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Video, VW

Fixing Suspension Problems: From Tire Pressures To Polyurethane Bushings

Posted by SJ Morgan
on Mar 7, 2018
  Let us guess—You love your car, but it just doesn't feel the same as it did years ago. We're here to help, and the problem could lie in ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself