FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Replace Your Engine Air Filter - Audi/VW (Jetta, Passat, GTI, A3, TT, Tiguan, CC, Q3,)

Posted by Mansur Wisaa
on Jul 19, 2018
If you have an MK6 GTI, you probably already understand why it's important to change out the engine air filter regularly. Here's how to do ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, VW, GTI

2017 Volkswagen GTI Track Review at Lime Rock Park - The Long Haul Project MK7 Episode 1

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 9, 2018
This 2017 MK7 Volkswagen GTI is the latest FCP Euro project car. We've got big plans to turn this into a balanced daily driver, while also ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW

Watch The Faces Of People Riding In A GTI TCR For The First Time

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 6, 2018
Last week, we installed a passenger seat in our Volkswagen GTI TCRs and gave hot laps at Lime Rock Park to our VIP guests. Here are their ... Read more

Topics: Video, VW, Motorsports

The Record-Breaking Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Started As A Volkswagen GTI TCR

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jul 2, 2018
The 2500-pound electric race car shares more in common with our Volkswagen GTI TCR than we thought. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

What It's Like To Ride Along In A Volkswagen GTI TCR Race Car

Posted by Linda Zukauskas
on Jun 28, 2018
We’ve all imagined the pure, unadulterated feeling of speed as we watch a race car zip past us, whether it be on television or in person. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

Really Quick Product Review: Audi/VW MQB Chassis SACHS Performance Coilover Kit

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 26, 2018
Welcome to really quick product reviews, a new series where members of the FCP Euro staff quickly review various parts and kits in our ... Read more

Topics: Video, Audi, VW

Really Quick Product Review: MK7 Golf Sachs Performance Clutch Kit

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 21, 2018
Welcome to really quick product reviews, a new series where members of the FCP Euro staff quickly review various parts and kits in our ... Read more

Topics: Video, Audi, VW

Really Quick Product Review: 034Motorsport Carbon Fiber MQB Cold Air Intake System

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 19, 2018
Welcome to really quick product reviews, a new series where members of the FCP Euro staff quickly review various parts and kits in our ... Read more

Topics: Video, Audi, VW

Weekend Wallpaper: Volkswagen GTI TCR Edition

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 3, 2018
It's time to spice up your desktop. ... Read more

Topics: VW, Motorsports

Humble Mechanic Charles Explains Everything Wrong With Our MK5 Project Car

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Jun 1, 2018
Mechanically, at least. The rust is a whole other issue. ... Read more

Topics: Culture, Do-It-Yourself, Video, VW

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