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 […]

Street Basis for the Honda Element

Street Basis for the Honda Element

We recently went forward with testing of the Street Basis coilover which will replace the Basic. The Basic kit had some consumer concerns when it came down to the kits valving and also spring rates. Many consumers sent in the dampers to have the rears revalved to both a more aggressive spring rate and valving […]

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 […]

TEIN USA R&D Needs Your Car

TEIN USA R&D Needs Your Car

TEIN USA’s R&D Section is in need of your car to do testing on. If you, anyone in your family, one of your friends, or your neighbors owns one of the following cars or any of the cars listed on this page, let them know that TEIN USA needs their car to do testing on. […]

Prius Street Basis Coilover Testing

Prius Street Basis Coilover Testing

Street Basis Coilover testing for the ’10+ Prius has been completed. The ride height drop for the Prius: Front -55mm and Rear -55mm. The actual drop may vary by models due to the weight of different components (ie Transmission, Packages, etc.) For information regarding what the Street Basis Coilovers are all about click here.

Kia Forte Koup Coilover Testing

Kia Forte Koup Coilover Testing

Coilover testing for the 10+ Kia Forte Koup has been completed. The ride height drop for the Forte Koup: Front -35 and Rear -25mm. The actual drop may vary by models due to the weight of different components (ie Transmission, Packages, etc.)

S14 Mono Flex Testing

S14 Mono Flex Testing

Finally, many years after it’s initial release, the Mono Flex Dampers for the S14 have been tested. If you own an S14 and happened to have been waiting for us to release a mono tube suspension for your vehicle, chances are your suspension is starting to look like this. If those parts are a close […]

09+ Toyota Corolla XRS Lowering Springs

09+ Toyota Corolla XRS Lowering Springs

Lowering Spring testing for the 09+ Toyota Corolla XRS has been completed. The ride height drop for the Corolla XRS: Front -40mm and Rear -46mm, The actual drop may vary by models due to the weight of different components (ie Transmission, Packages, etc.) These black springs are prototypes, production units will be green in color. […]

R&D Test Cars Needed.

R&D Test Cars Needed.

Blog readers, greetings from the Tein USA Research and Development Section. In the past, a majority of the blog posts done by R&D have been on vehicles which we had finished our testing on. We simply wanted to report on future products that you, the consumers, could look forward to. As of late, however, we […]

2010 2.5 Subaru Legacy Lowering Springs

2010 2.5 Subaru Legacy Lowering Springs

S.Tech Spring testing on the 2010 2.5 Subaru Legacy has been completed. Expect the ride height drop to be: Front -45mm and Rear -40mm The actual drop may vary by models due to the weight of different components (ie Transmission, Packages, etc.) Expect Mass Production units to be ready for sale in about 4 months […]