FCP Euro's DIY Blog

The Final Push - Motorsport Monday - Episode 1

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Feb 12, 2018
We're kicking off our 2018 motorsports season with a weekly vlog called Motorsport Monday. ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes, Motorsports

The Key To A Good Race Isn't A Car At All

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jan 29, 2018
The idea behind the Winnebago Minnie Winnie RV is simple: it’s a toilet on wheels. Also a living room, bedroom(s), command center, party ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes, Motorsports

Here's What Happened At Sonoma Winter Jam 2017 - Dapper Drift Episode 6

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jan 25, 2018
Simplty put, Winter Jam is the biggest drift event on the west coast. How could we miss it?... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes, Video, Motorsports

How To Change The Oil On A Diesel Mercedes

Posted by Tim Wong
on Dec 11, 2017
The OM616, OM617, and OM617a inline diesel engines came equipped in a variety of Mercedes platforms starting in the mid-1970's on through ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

How To Test The Vacuum Pods On A Mercedes-Benz W124

Posted by Dan Bullmore
on Dec 3, 2017
Here's what to do if the air conditioning isn't working on your W124 Mercedes.... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

Watching A Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Shred Tires Is The Best Thing You'll Do Today

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 17, 2017
There is a lot of noise on the internet—fake news, people yelling into cameras making terrible videos, advertisements forcing us to buy ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes, Video

What It Will Take To Win Overall For The 2017 AER Season

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 16, 2017
I'm writing this blog post from inside the FCP Euro race team's pit garage at NCM Motorsports park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. What's more ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes, Motorsports

A Reliable Drift Car Is The Best Drift Car - Dapper Drift Episode 4

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 9, 2017
  You know the feeling when your GTI engine blows and the hub on your motorcycle disintegrates while ripping down the highway, leaving your ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Mercedes, Video

Your 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT R Desktop Wallpaper Is Here

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Oct 27, 2017
It's Friday, you're killing time at work, counting the hours before the weekend starts and you begin throwing Mercedes parts at your project ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes

How An Easy Suspension Mod Will Improve Your Tire Wear And Handling

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Oct 26, 2017
So many car owners look for a quick hack or an easy modification that's not only relatively inexpensive, but will drastically improve the ... Read more

Topics: Mercedes

This Is What Makes Bilstein Shock Absorbers So Great

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Oct 25, 2017
The technology is simpler than you might think.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Volvo, Mercedes, VW, Saab, Land Rover, Porsche

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part Two

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Aug 4, 2017
In Part One of this series I introduced you to a fairly common failure point with late model Mercedes C and E class vehicles. The electronic ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

Mercedes Electronic Steering Lock Failure - Part One

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Jul 30, 2017
One of the most disconcerting things that can occur is turning the key in your ignition and getting absolutely no response from your ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

FCP Euro Weekly Apex 3/12

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Mar 10, 2017
 We found some of the best distractions on the internet!   WATCH: 2983 hp of AMG in one race:... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous, Mercedes

Trusted from Race to Road: ROWE Professional Oils & Lubricants

Posted by Michael Hurczyn
on Mar 7, 2017
ROWE Professional Oils & Lubricants are an icon in Europe among automotive enthusiasts, often exceeding manufacturer requirements for ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous, Mercedes