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We have separated this area into sections in the interest of easier navigation, some of the areas are quite lengthy. If you own a turbo or are interested in adding one to your car, it is in your best interest to gain some knowledge on how they work - this can only add to your experience, satisfaction, and also provide strong insight into the importance of proper maintenance.
- Turbochargers 101 - Provides an overview of Turbochargers, Wastegates, ByPass Valves, Intercoolers, along with a detailed breakdown of all the components of a turbo system and the terms that are used
- Glossary of Terms - Explains all parts of a turbocharger
- Turbocharger Maintenance- great information about maintaining your turbocharger and turbocharged car. Covers the basics of oil changes, service and how to avoid problems!
- Turbocharger Rebuilds - Explains why and when a turbocharger needs to be rebuilt and what that consists of
- Turbocharger Installation - Information about wastegates, bypass valves, general installation, along with in-depth information about your turbo oil system * a must-read for the serious enthusiast! *
- Turbocharger Failure - In-depth information about Turbo failure, causes of failure, and turbo rebuilding
- Oil Line Installation - Questions and answers on the proper oil line installation. Also explaining correct oil line sizes, viscosity of oil and proper restrictors
- What Determines If Your Powerstroke Turbocharger Is Rebuildable? - For those of you who own a 7.3 Powerstroke, and have some specific rebuild questions
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