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 […]

Warning: Do NOT use impact tools!

Warning: Do NOT use impact tools!

When installing our products, namely coilover kits, onto your car, you will probably end up looking through the Installation/Instruction Manual. In the Installation/Instruction Manual you will find a few warnings regarding the use of Impact Tools. The general warning will be along the lines of: Don’t use them, unless it is absolutely necessary. Here we […]

Torque Your Dampers Pt. 2

Torque Your Dampers Pt. 2

In continuation of covering the proper methods of torquing our dampers we will be covering how to torque the Top Lock Nut. Torque Specs will not be covered this time around, only the proper methods for torquing. To find the correct Torque Specs for you vehicle’s dampers consult the Installation Manual that came with your […]

Torque Your Dampers Pt. 1

Torque Your Dampers Pt. 1

It seems that lately we have been receiving many questions in regards to how to torque our damper components, and what to torque them to. This time around we’ll be covering the proper method of torquing the Lower Bracket Lock and Seat Locks. The use of a table mounted vice and plastic soft jaws is […]

Preparing for the Track

Preparing for the Track

This coming weekend will be the Industry Track Day (ITD) at Buttonwillow Raceway in CA. The course is most famous for US Time Attack. ITD is designed for persons working in the aftermarket automotive industry to get together and have some fun. Six members of the TEIN staff have signed up for the event and […]