Front Street Media’s Article on Suspension

Front Street Media’s Article on Suspension

Although we’re glad to have our own audience reading our blogs and following us on Facebook and Instagram, we know we have a very niche customer base. Whenever we have a chance to reach different consumers through other forms of media, we find it to be a great opportunity to get the word out on […]

TEIN Line Mascot Stickers

TEIN Line Mascot Stickers

Without a doubt, one of the most recognizable features of TEIN as a brand is our mascot, Dampachi. Also, as a new addition to the mascot, we’ve included his female counterpart, Dampatty. For many, we can forgo any “TEIN” text and know the branding simply based on these two characters. However, for many years, we’ve […]

TEIN USA Opened after Christmas and New Years

As we approach the final few days of 2016, we know that a lot of your, our customers, will be on vacation for Christmas and New Years. And it’s probably more of a convenience for you to finally get a chance to give us a call with any questions you have, whether it’s about new […]

2016 Continental Tire Show Car Shootout

2016 Continental Tire Show Car Shootout

Typically following the SEMA Show in Las Vegas is a few race events that we look forward to. One of them is Global Time Attack’s Super Lap Battle at Buttonwillow Raceway Park. The second one, one which we weren’t too familiar with, was the Continental Tires Show Car Shootout, which was run by Super Street […]

Test Cars Needed at TEIN USA!

Test Cars Needed at TEIN USA!

Since we’ve been working hard to release the latest suspension kits for 2016, we’ll always run into one hurdle in trying to get the newest products out to the consumer. Finding the correct vehicle for testing is one of those hurdles. We (TEIN USA) have always done our product development in our Downey, CA. facility […]

TEIN USA Closed During Thanksgiving 2016

TEIN USA Closed During Thanksgiving 2016

To our valued customers (and blog readers, if you care ;)), TEIN USA will be closed during Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24th as well as Friday November 25th. We will resume operations on Monday, November, 28th. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may bring you. However, we do hope you use this time […]

Basic Suspension Maintenance Time!

Basic Suspension Maintenance Time!

Have you been inspecting your suspension periodically? No?? Why not??? Just like most other aspects of your vehicle, an inspection of your suspension should be done. We typically like to inspect all suspension components, not just coilovers, during every oil change (every 5,000 miles). Suspension, and not just the shock absorbers, have quite a bit […]

Global Time Attack’s Super Lap Battle 2016

Global Time Attack’s Super Lap Battle 2016

This week is the Super Lap Battle Time Attack event at Buttonwillow Raceway Park, hosted by Global Time Attack. Damn, that’s a mouthful to say… Anyhow, we’ve continued to attend the event for the past 6 consecutive years now. Our main purpose is to check out how the event goes, see how it has grown, […]

Adjusting Damping on a TEIN Coilover

Adjusting Damping on a TEIN Coilover

Just a quick reminder to those who are new to our adjustable suspension, specifically regarding damping setting (soft to stiff, and vice versa). With the exception of some racing kits like our N1 dampers or Gr.N rally dampers, our damping adjustable kits are 16-way adjustable, or 16 usable settings, if that’s easier to understand. Now, […]

Corrosion Protection

Corrosion Protection

Without a doubt, a huge hurdle we must face with our suspensions, other than properly tuning the dampers for a given application, is making sure it will last for many years. Of course being a wear & tear item, dampers don’t necessarily need to last forever. But that doesn’t stop us from trying to attain […]