2017+ 86 & BRZ FLEX Z, FLEX A, & MONO SPORT Coilover Testing

2017+ 86 & BRZ FLEX Z, FLEX A, & MONO SPORT Coilover Testing

We just finished up some testing on the 2017 Subaru BRZ (and which would of course affect the 2017 Toyota 86). While the vehicles aren’t drastically different compared to 2012-2016 model years of the aforementioned vehicles (the 86 previously named the Scion FR-S), there are some small changes in suspension that affect how our existing […]

The End of The Scion Era

The End of The Scion Era

It’s sad to hear that the Scion marque has reached its end. With just over 13 years of production, the brand made a huge impact on the sporty compact car market, and has helped manufacturers like ourselves by being able to offer suspension packages for very customizable platforms. After all, that was the appeal of […]

MotoIQ’s Top 13 Tuner Cars of SEMA

MotoIQ’s Top 13 Tuner Cars of SEMA

Once again we’re proud to see some TEIN equipped vehicles to make MotoIQ’s list of top tuner cars of SEMA 2015! One of them, Evasive Motorsports’ Nissan GT-R, happened to be our booth car for the show (OH, DID YOU KNOW THAT ALREADY?! ;)). That’s definitely something for us to be proud of! Evasive’s GT-R […]

TEIN Equipped Cars of SEMA 2015

TEIN Equipped Cars of SEMA 2015

Each year we are very fortunate to be able to attend SEMA (either as an exhibitor or a visitor). We always look forward to seeing all the great aftermarket parts so many manufacturers are putting out, and we also always look forward to the vehicle builds that manufacturers and individuals bring to Las Vegas. Each […]

Carbing Tower Bar for Scion FR-S (and Subaru BRZ)

Our in-house engineer, Shuichiro (a.k.a. “Shu”, for simplicity’s sake), has a bit of a tuning bug. He can’t seem to leave any of his cars alone. With the exception being that Toyota Prius he had for about a half year. Word on the street is he’s modifying a baby stroller for his daughter. Supposed to […]

2012 SEMA Show

2012 SEMA Show

I had a chance to attend this years SEMA Show in Las Vegas at the Convention Center. The last time I had attend SEMA was in 2008. This year’s booth wasn’t as big as the booth from 2008, but worked out well for Paul and I since we were the only two manning the booth.  Overall […]

To Whet Your Appetite

To Whet Your Appetite

Lately there has been a lot of buzz, hoots, hollers, tweets, status updates, tumblr post, you name it, regarding the soon to be FR-S and BRZ. We’ve recently updated that Tein Japan has some products for those cars now available. And now to stimulate your already insatiable hunger for more things FR-S/BRZ we announce that […]

Toyota FT-86 aka Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

Toyota FT-86 aka Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

TEIN Japan has been hard at work testing and developing the following items for the Toyota FT-86 aka the Scion FR-S, which will share a similar suspension platform as the Subaru BRZ, since both companies had full development with the vehicle. Currently TEIN Japan will not be offering any S-Tech lowering springs due to the reason […]

Gr.N with F.R.S. Spec

Gr.N with F.R.S. Spec

Hey everyone. You guys might be familiar with our Gr. N dampers but we are now taking those dampers to the next level with our Gr.N with F.R.S. For those who do not know what F.R.S. is, I will explain the basic features and functions. F.R.S. is an acronym for Fast Rebound System This Fast […]