Can a turbocharger be put on a car with an automatic transmission?

Answer A turbocharger can be put on a car that has an automatic transmission. For example, the Turbo Hydramatic 400, commonly referred as the Turbo 400, is known as one of the most powerful turbocharged a... Read More »

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History of the Turbocharger?

Engineers and designers who work with internal combustion engines have always sought new ways to produce more power and efficiency. This has driven a great deal of automotive engineering and was th... Read More »

Do I have to use premium gas for my car with a turbocharger?

On One Hand: Follow Manufacturer's GuidelinesToday's car are equipped with sophisticated engines, including those with direct fuel injection and turbochargers. Consult your owner's manual to determ... Read More »

How much does a turbocharger cost?

As of June 2010, a turbocharger kit typically costs under $1,000 to install in a normal-sized vehicle. Prices may vary in certain cases. However, additional costs come with the installation of a tu... Read More »

How much horsepower does a turbocharger add?

A turbocharger operates by using the engine's exhaust to spin a turbine that compresses the fuel and air mixture into the cylinders of the engine. The amount of compression can be adjusted, and at ... Read More »