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Why Do We Keep Buying Tein Coilovers?

by Roger

Why Do We Keep Buying Tein Coilovers?

Through the 2018 season we spoke to a number of suspension companies about building coilovers to replace the 10 year old Teins on the StudioVRM Prelude. So why, after all that trouble, are we sticking with Tein suspension for the 2019 season? Here's a little insight into why we keep going back to these trusty green dampers for our track suspension needs, and why they continue to be a solid buy for club racers and track day enthusiasts alike. [More]

How Fast are Real Racing Slicks? Testing the Hankook Ventus F200

by Roger

How Fast are Real Racing Slicks? Testing the Hankook Ventus F200

Thanks to their fast lap times and nearly tread-less nature, it's easy to forget that tyres like the Hoosier R7 and Toyo RR aren't actually full-bore racing slicks. This month, we'll compare the venerable Hoosier R7s to one such full-on racing slick, the Hankook F200 "DTM tyre." In the process I will also annoy all of my American readers by spelling "tyre" in a distinctly European way for no good reason. [More]