2018 Toyota Camry Pace Car

2018 Toyota Camry Pace Car

Once again, we’ve been given the opportunity to work closely with the guys at Toyota Motorsports as they build the brand new, redesigned Toyota Camry set to be released this Summer. As we have done in the past few years, we’ve helped them develop suspension for the pace cars being used at NASCAR events nationwide. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Where TEIN Sources Materials for Manufacturing

Where TEIN Sources Materials for Manufacturing

We’ve seen this topic come up as a discussion point for coilovers on automotive forums before. It’s a worthwhile discussion since many people will argue that this affects the “Made In Japan” label, or a “Made in Whatever-Country-We-Are-Talking-About” label, for that matter. Why is this important? To us, it’s good to know because, while we […]

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 […]

TEIN Japan Factory Tour with DSPORT Magazine

TEIN Japan Factory Tour with DSPORT Magazine

Never before has a consumer stepped foot into the TEIN factory, ever! As you can imagine, TEIN (as with many other manufacturers) has some proprietary methods for manufacturing shock absorbers, with several processes pioneered in-house. In fact, there are some machines developed specifically by TEIN engineers solely for our own use. So, to show that […]

“Yeah, I’ve got a set of TEIN Coils”

“Yeah, I’ve got a set of TEIN Coils”

Whenever we hear that (blog title), we tend to understand that a customer has a set of our lowering springs. However, for some strange reason, people online or that call us are referring to our suspension kits as coils, whether it be a complete suspension kit like a STREET FLEX or STREET BASIS,¬† even a […]

TEIN Has Two Manufacturing Plants?!

TEIN Has Two Manufacturing Plants?!

That is correct! Earlier in 2014, we posted about the new TEIN China manufacturing plant, which construction of the plant was completed before the end of the year. This new plant will be focusing on production of our upcoming line of performance replacement dampers. YES, we will finally be working on replacement dampers designed to […]

FLEX Z Coilover Testing Has Commenced!

FLEX Z Coilover Testing Has Commenced!

You’ve probably already read our posts about upcoming new products. One, in particular is the new FLEX Z coilover kits which will be here by Spring of this year. We’ve already had a head-start in developing FLEX Z dampers, testing on some of the more popular vehicle applications and working our way down the list, […]

We’re In The Anime Business Now!

No, not really. I’m just kidding. But, we did put a short cartoon out regarding our EDFC Active Pro. In the cartoon, it shows the benefits of active damping force while going around a long sweeper. Although it is a very short video, what it is trying to explain is how our EDFC Active¬† Control […]