Turbochargers Explained

What is a Turbocharger?

A turbo is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine’s efficiency  by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.

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The Different Types of Turbocharger?

There are a number of different styles of turbocharger used within the automotive industry: Single-Turbo, Twin-Turbo, Twin-Scroll Turbo etc.

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OE and Aftermarket Turbochargers

The OEM is the original producer of a vehicle’s components, so OEM car parts are identical to the parts originally used in producing a vehicle.

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Remanufactured & Repaired Turbos

Many people get confused as to the differences between a remanufactured and a repaired turbo, and can often think that they are the same thing.

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FAQs about Turbos

What are the effects of not balancing a CHRA? What is Compressor Wheel fatigue? What is the difference between a minor and a major repair kits?

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Turbocharger Glossary

Keywords and phrases associated with the Turbocharger Industry. What is a pressure ratio? What do we mean by compressor wheel trim?

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Driving Tips and Techniques

Here are some basic techniques to help you drive better (from Motor Authority.com). What you really need to know about driving to limit the impact on your turbocharger.

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