ECS Tuning Releases VW MK7 / Audi 8V A3/S3 Street Shield Aluminum Skid Plate

With Volkswagen’s introduction of the MQB EA888 Gen3 1.8T/2.0T engine came multiple advancements in technology and production. Significant weight savings were accomplished through molded plastic parts throughout the powertrain; unfortunately, this included the engine’s oil pan. With no protection to cover such an important, yet fragile part, it’s easy to see why a plastic oil pan needs protection!


From the daily driver at stock height to the enthusiast with an aggressive suspension drop, the ECS Aluminum Street Shield adds peace of mind and protection against potholes, road debris and other predators looking to put a hole in your pan.


Constructed from 3/16″ (4.76mm) thick 5052 aluminum and weighing in at only 16.15 lbs, with factory modeled air ventilation, the ECS skid plate is sure to stand up to harsh road conditions that your OEM plastic belly pan could not.


Additionally, the ECS skid plate encompasses the full length of the engine undercarriage from the front bumper cover to the front engine subframe to provide complete protection. Conveniently this kit includes zinc-coated steel subframe hardware, aluminum skid plate spacers and all factory mounting hardware for easy installation and corrosion resistance.


Protection of your undercarriage and oil pan is vital. Between giant potholes, speed bumps and bumpy terrain your vehicle is exposed to a variety of impacts that can ruin your oil pan or other critical components. ECS knows this risk and is so excited about their new release that they’re extending a special introductory bundle offer to their customers to save up to 20% when purchasing with lowering springs for their MK7. Now you can go low, be protected, and save.

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Engineered and manufactured in the USA, you can expect nothing but the best performance and longevity with the ECS Aluminum Street Shield Skid Plate Kit from ECS Tuning!

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