For Sharper Steering Response.
A Staple of Footwork Tuning.
The rubber bush of the tension rod has been replaced with pillow balls (spherical bearing) in all TEIN's Pillow Ball Tension Rod to eliminate tow change through compliance on acceleration or deceleration and allow only for vertical movement by the lower - arms. It also reduces the roll at corners and creates quicker steering response.In addition, the wheel alignment (caster angle) can be set through adjustments.
Rod End & Pillow Boots
By adopting NMB's 3 piece rod end - HRT16E -, we have achieved outstanding endurance for the products. We have added protective boots for better weather resistance with the safety regulations.
Tension Rod
Machine structured carbon steel - S45C - has been adopted for the material.
Serration Bolt
High tension material SCM435 has been used for the bolt. As it is already pressed in the rod, installation time has been reduced.
Pillow Collar
Machine structured carbon steel - S45C - has been adopted for the material with high anti - corrode nickel - plated.
Lock Nut
There is 10mm adjustment width on the lock nut. The original setting is at the center, so adjustment can be made on the range of +/- 5mm (+/- 15mm for those with turn buckle).
Lineup & Price list
Make Model Chassis Code Turnbuckle Adjustable Type
Part #
MSRP excl Tax Remarks
TOYOTA LEVIN / TRUENO AE86 PTT30-11F00 JPY 58,000 Discontinued and only available while supplies last.
* List shows the price for one set.
PillowBall Tension Rod Repair Parts
Model Unit MSRP excl Tax
PillowBall Tension Collar 1 Piece JPY 1,500
Serration Bolt 1 Piece JPY 1,500
PillowBall Boot 1 Piece JPY 1,000
Rod End (PillowBall) 1 Piece JPY 11,000

Please contact us for product numbers for serration bolts and pillowboots, and rod ends.
PillowBall Tension Rod Repair Parts Corresponding List
PillowBall Tension Rod # Correspond Type PillowBall Tension Collar #
PTT30-11F00 AE86 PSA02-94266
PTN20-11S00 S13/HCR32/Z32/Y33/A31 PSA02-93027-2
PTN64-11S00 S14/S15/ECR33/ER34/WGC34 PSA02-93027-2
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