Technical Articles

Why do turbo’s fail? Overheating

What is overheating? Overheating is a term used to describe components that have been subjected to abnormally high exhaust temperature or insufficient cooling. Find out more about Overheating... To find out what causes overheating, the signs of oveheating and


What are Turbo Oil Leaks?

Oil  leaks  can  be  caused  by  a  variety  of   factors,   the   main   factor   being   incorrect   pressure within the compressor and turbine housings. Oil leaks can cause catastrophic damage to the bearing systems and occur within seconds of


Defining Remanufacturing

Whilst opinion about remanufacturing has changed significantly in recent years, there remains a common misconception that remanufacturing within the automotive industry belongs in the same category as ‘reconditioning’ and ‘repair’. Here, we look at what


Cast vs MFS Compressor Wheels

‘Machined from Solid’ compressor wheels are the latest in a long line of developments from the OEMs to enter the aftermarket. Here we explore the evolution of the compressor wheel to determine if there are any benefits to using MFS wheels on standard cast


Do Diesel Passenger Cars Have a Future?

A year on from the Volkswagen emission scandal, speculation is growing about the life-span of diesel engines, fuelled by rumours that Norway is planning to ban all diesel engine passenger cars by 2025 – with other European countries potentially following suit. So


The Future of Diesel – Emission Standard Changes

As the global car industry faces increased scrutiny following the Volkswagen emission scandal, there is no doubt that this revelation will have an impact on our market and the future of diesel, but to what extent? Volkswagen has admitted that it