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

The Best of the 2018 New England Dust Off

Posted by JR Huntington
on Apr 29, 2018
For the past few years, the New England Dust Off has been taking over Thompson Motor Speedway, bringing together some of the coolest Dubs ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Video, Audi, VW, Motorsports, Porsche

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 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

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

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

How To Diagnose And Replace Bad Ignition Coils 

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Feb 28, 2018
Direct ignition coils are a common failure item in a vehicle's ignition system. But how do you truly know if your vehicle's misfire is due ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Video

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

How To Service a ZF 8HP Transmission

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 4, 2018
Keep your 8HP transmission shifting as good as day one with this easy DIY.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change Rear Shocks On An E30

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 2, 2018
All you need is basic hand tools to fix the bouncy rear end of your E30.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change The Hood Shock On A BMW E30

Posted by Joey Kryszczynski
on Jan 30, 2018
60 seconds is all you need to swap out your E30's old hood shock.... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video