How We Destroyed Our 2017 MK7 Golf GTI Oil Pan (And How It Can Happen to You)

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You’re driving down the highway. It’s pouring out. It’s late. You’re almost home. And then, it happens: THUD. You hit something. Well, we did at least.  Here’s how we blew out the oil pan (and other ...

How To Check For Leaks On A Plastic Valve Cover With A Built-In PCV

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Your PCV system is an extremely important, yet often overlooked collection of parts that affects how well your car runs. On some cars, like our  2007 MK5 Volkswagen GTI, the PCV system is actually ...

VIDEO: Here's What The Future Of FCP Euro Looks Like

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18,000 square-feet of motorsport, video production, distribution center, customer pickup, and community center expansion. ...

Everything That Went Wrong With Our High-Mileage MK5 Volkswagen GTI

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So, here’s the good news: FCP Euro bought a 2007 MK5 Volkswagen GTI on the used car market. The bad news is: there are a ton of things wrong with it. ...

VIDEO: Why Avantoberfest Is One Of The Best Automotive Events Of The Year

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What do you get when you combine long-roofed Audi Avants, great people, and scenic driving through the backroads of New England? You get Avantoberfest, and it's one the best, most authentic car meets ...

VIDEO: How To Replace Side Marker Lights - Volvo S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90

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Though the styling may be questionable, side marker lights are actually required by law here in the United States. If your side marker lights have gone out, separated, or are just falling apart, a ...

VIDEO: How To Replace Brake Pads And Rotors On A VW MK5 Golf R32 (Passat, GTI, CC, TT, S3)

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Does your brake pedal or steering wheel shudder under hard braking? Do the pads sound like they're squealing at low speeds? Does your brake pedal engage lower than you remember? If so, than it's time ...

The Easiest Way To Clean Your Wheels

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Frequent cleaning of your wheels isn't just to look good, it can actually be considered preventative maintenance. Here's a simple method using just a spray bottle and a hose that you can amplify ...

VIDEO: The 2018 FCP Euro Vendor Awards

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FCP EURO HOSTS FIRST-EVER VENDOR AWARDS, PRESENTS SIX KEY VENDORS WITH AWARDS RECOGNIZING SUCCESSFUL 2018 PARTNERSHIPS....

VIDEO: How To Replace Your MK6 Golf GTI Cabin Air Filter - Audi/VW (Jetta, Passat, EOS, A3, Tiguan, Rabbit, Beetle, CC)

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One of the most overlooked services on any car is cabin filter replacement. While a vehicle is still under warranty, the dealership usually takes care of cabin filter replacement approximately every ...

How To Replace Brake Pads and Rotors - MK6 VW/Audi A3, Beetle, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Rabbit

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  Does your brake pedal or steering wheel shudder under hard braking? Are they squealing at low speeds? Does your brake pedal engage lower than you remember? If so, than it's time to refresh your ...

VIDEO: Mercedes Brake Rotor Upgrade - Really Quick Product Review (SL65, CLS63, SL55, SL63, SLS, C63S, C63)

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This week on Really Quick Product Reviews, our Technical Support Lead Kyle Bascombe shows how, if you own a C63 S Mercedes-Benz, upgrading to a better rotor can actually save you money. Did we ...

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