Turbocharger vs. Supercharger – Which One’s Faster and More Furious

Turbocharger vs. Supercharger

In today’s fast-moving world, everyone’s looking for new ways to achieve more speed, especially when it comes to motor vehicles. However, in the quest to gain momentum, a fierce debate seems to have broken out, i.e., turbocharger vs. supercharger, which power-boosting device is better for forced induction? Now, before pitting turbochargers and superchargers against each […]

Does a Turbo Charger Help Heavy Vehicles Going Uphill?

Turbo Charger Help Heavy Vehicles Going Uphill

Look online, and you will find plenty of articles either expounding the virtues of turbocharger or vehemently denying them. Now, some claims about turbochargers are valid. They boost your engine’s power generating capacity for a sudden burst of power and speed. On the other hand, other speculations are still open to debate. Many experts claim […]

5 TURBO PROBLEMS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT

Getting a turbo or turbocharger for your car’s engine boosts its power and torque for better functionality and performance. However, problems with fuel, engine oil, or the air and cooling systems can damage the turbo, causing complications over time. This article will discuss five turbo problems you may not know about that can cost you […]

Electric Turbos: DCI Separates the Facts from the Fiction

Despite strong evidence supporting the excellent boost provided by electric turbos, many consider them to be a scam. The primary culprits behind this are the cheap, low-quality devices flooding the market. These devices include modified computer fans and other electronics adapted for car intake. Their poor performance further fuels the skepticism around electric turbos. So, […]

Step by Step Instructions to Install Different Types of Turbo

A turbocharger is a device designed to improve overall efficiency, increase performance and fit a vehicle’s engine. Most auto manufacturers use turbos for their vehicles. But what are the different types of turbos, the steps to install them, and how we at Diesel Components, Inc. can help? Read on for more: Different Types of Turbo […]

Twin-Turbo V8 Facts of Life

Twin turbos come into the picture when an engine with two turbochargers compresses the intake fuel/air mixture. A Twin-Turbo is added to the second turbocharger of a vehicle’s engine, and we can do this by assigning a single turbo to work with each cylinder bank in V6 or V8 engines. Alternatively, vehicles use one large […]

Parallel Sequential Turbocharger Installation

Sequential Turbocharger turbocharger

How does Parallel Sequential turbo work? Sequential turbo set-ups feature one small and one large turbocharger. The small turbo mainly boosts low speeds, and the larger one is for higher engine speeds. The limited exhaust gas is directed into the smaller turbocharger when engine speed is low, resulting in rapid boost production. Although, it can […]

Common turbo engine failure – Turbocharger Oil Leak

Turbo Engine Failure

The turbocharger is also known by the name turbo. It is the additional system used by car manufacturers to boost power. These are commonly used for delivering the same power in smaller and larger cars. You will find that all manufacturers now offer the turbocharged model. What does it mean? It means that now they […]

How to Install Your First Turbocharger on Any Engine?

Turbocharger

There are two main ways to get more power from your car’s engine. The first is to increase the capacity of the engine. The second is to increase the amount of fuel going into the cylinder. Generally, when more fuel goes into the cylinders, the engine produces more power. So part of the solution is to tune the carburetor, cylinder […]

What are the main functions of Turbocharger?

Functions of Turbocharger

Turbochargers are centrifugal compressors driven by an exhaust gas turbine and installed in engines to boost the air entering the cylinders. Turbocharger performance influences all the vital engine parameters, such as power, emissions, and, most importantly, fuel economy. Turbochargers are sometimes installed aftermarket by car tuners and enthusiasts, while many cars come with them stock […]