FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Pass Tech Before A Track Day

Posted by Michael Roselli
on May 24, 2018
If you've never been to a track day before, know that one of the requirements is passing a tech inspection before they let you on track. ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Video, Motorsports

How To Work On Your Car When You Have Kids

Posted by Nate Vincent
on May 23, 2018
The two biggest reasons that people don't work on their own vehicle is knowledge and time. Knowledge is pretty easy to acquire these days, ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Do-It-Yourself

Why Your 2.0 TSI Deserves The iAbed Rear Main Seal Upgrade

Posted by Gareth Foley
on May 21, 2018
The standard OE rear main seal on a 2.0 TSI Volkswagen is, for lack of a better word, complete trash. Here's how to replace it with a ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, VW

How To Clean Out + Replace The Sunroof Drain Port On A BMW E30

Posted by Michael Rivera
on May 16, 2018
If you're noticing leaks from your sunroof, or water accumulation, or can even just visibly see dirt and grime build up in your E30's ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

Why This V10 BMW M5’s Engine Bay Is Coated in Gold

Posted by Aaron Brown
on May 11, 2018
The E60 BMW M5 is one of the most iconic sedans of the past 20 years. With its 500-horsepower V10 engine, the super sleeper will pull, and ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture, Do-It-Yourself

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

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

How To Diagnose A Bad Fuel Pump: Symptoms and Misdiagnoses 

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Mar 6, 2018
  Most fuel pumps that are replaced aren't actually "bad" in the first place. Use these recommendations to test whether or not your pump has ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself

How To Pick The Right Coolant For Your Car 

Posted by Michael Delikat
on Feb 26, 2018
Coolant. What type? How Much? Where to get it? We've got your answers. ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Do-It-Yourself

How To Pick The Right Brake Fluid For Your Car

Posted by Michael Delikat
on Feb 24, 2018
With so many different types of brake fluid, how do you know what's best for your car? We're here to explain it all. ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Do-It-Yourself

Spend $100 on Meyle Products, Get A Free Fender Cover

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Feb 23, 2018
Who doesn't like free stuff?... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself

How To Replace The Front Struts On A BMW E30

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 5, 2018
Does your E30's front end feel sketchy over bumps? Here's how to fix it.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video