New Suspension Developments at TEIN

New Suspension Developments at TEIN

Always working to be innovative when it comes to suspension, we’re constantly testing and developing new components in search of greater performance, longevity, and overall quality to our product lines. We’ve possibly mentioned before that we had always planned to produce our own line of premium shock absorbers, designed to work with OEM springs or […]

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 […]

Effects of Aerodynamics on Suspension

Effects of Aerodynamics on Suspension

Enzo Ferrari was once quoted for saying, “Aerodynamics are for people who can’t build engines.” Funny guy, that man. Colin Chapman, however, saw aerodynamics as the future of F1, which reflects heavily on the design direction of the F1 cars you’ve seen for the past four decades. It has been used effectively and with amazing […]

Beware of Poor Quality Springs!

We’ve put a great video out on YouTube showcasing the effects of a poor quality spring compared to our own springs:     Goes to show that not all products are created equal. We spend a lot of resources for our research and development departments,  and for good reason. We’ve built a great reputation of […]

Spring Seat and Seat Lock Evolution

Spring Seat and Seat Lock Evolution

Since the beginning, spring seats and seat locks have been a necessity for the systems ranging from our Type NA coilovers systems utilizing a three position adjustable perch on the shock body with locking snap ring to maintain the seat position, similar in design as the Koni and Ground Control set ups, all the way to […]

Japanese Spec Vs. US Spec Coil-overs

Japanese Spec Vs. US Spec Coil-overs

Recently I have noticed that a lot of consumers and dealers of ours inquire about the differences between a Japanese-spec coilover kit and a U.S.-spec coilover kit. Relax, grab a cup of coffee, and let me do some explaining. It’s actually quite simple. One of the main differences between these kits is the valving and […]