FCP Euro's DIY Blog

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

Here's What Happens During A Test Day

Posted by Gareth Foley
on May 17, 2018
On Friday, May 11, the FCP Euro motorsports crew was at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT for a test day. We'll be competing there during ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

Here's Your First Look At The Volkswagen GTI TCR Concept

Posted by Michael Roselli
on May 10, 2018
Europeans rejoice. ... Read more

Topics: VW, 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

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

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

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

I Drove A Base-Model VW Golf Over the Rockies in a Snow Storm and Saw the Donner Party

Posted by Alex Frank
on Jan 29, 2018
Two days before Christmas, my wife and I found ourselves stranded in the Denver airport after missing a connection to southwest Utah. The ... Read more

Topics: Culture, VW

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

Surprise VW Rabbit Repair

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Jul 22, 2017
  Here at FCP Euro, we like to take care of everyone, especially those who are a part of the family. One of those family members is our ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Video, VW

TSI Oil Change DIY

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 2, 2017
I may be the BMW Catalog Manager at FCP Euro but my better half happens to own a Volkswagen. I changed the oil on this vehicle at home with ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW