Category: “Turbo Engine”


Remap or Tuning Box for More Power and Better Fuel Economy

Remap or Tuning Box for More Power and Better Fuel Economy
Today’s engines are run by computer. The ECU (engine control unit) makes thousands of decisions per second about fuelling, how much air to supply, how much turbo to use etc., affecting the power and economy of your engine. For many reasons including marketing, poor...

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Performance Tuning a Car – What to Know

Performance Tuning a Car – What to Know
Did you know that getting your car tuned as per the owner’s manual can contribute to better mileage and help you save close to 15 cents per gallon? Tune ups or major services are undertaken by authorized auto dealers every two years or 30,000...

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Twin Turbo Kits

Advantages and Disadvantages of Twin Turbo Kits
The first gasoline powered car was invented by Karl Benz of Germany in 1885, and only 20 years later the first turbocharger was invented by Swiss engineer, Alfred Buchi. But unlike twin turbo kits of today, the first turbocharger was not intended for cars,...

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Reconditioned Turbos

Reconditioned Turbos
Well the first thing is to give you a basic introduction to how a turbo works! The exhaust gases from the engine pass through the turbine housing of the turbo via the turbine blades, this in turn begins to spin the turbine. On the...

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The 2009 Dodge Sprinter Has a Turbo Diesel Engine

The 2009 Dodge Sprinter Has a Turbo Diesel Engine
The Dodge Sprinter is actually a model of Mercedes van that is imported to the United States from Germany. It is available in 1500, 2500, and 3500 sizes. This van is commonly used to carry a lot of people or a large payload of...

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The Compact 2010 Volvo XC70 T6 Turbo Engine

The Compact 2010 Volvo XC70 T6 Turbo Engine
Volvo’s XC70 crossover SUV offers a choice of two six-cylinder engines for 2010. The base 3.2 AWD has a normally aspirated 3.2-liter engine, while the T6 AWD comes standard with a turbocharged 3.0-liter version. Both engines are part of Volvo’s SI6 (short-inline 6) family,...

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Subaru Impreza WRX STI Engine History

Subaru Impreza WRX STI Engine History
The introduction of the Impreza line began with Subaru in 1993. Subaru’s main goals when producing this vehicle were to help fill a gap in the small car market initially; later in its life Subaru changed its goals to become dominant in rally race...

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