Turbochargers Vs. Superchargers?

Answer Turbocharging and supercharging are two of the most common ways of getting more power and performance from a car's engine. But while both are forms of forced induction, which means forcing more air... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot Turbochargers?

Many car manufacturers equip vehicles with turbochargers to provide extra power to the engine. A smaller engine can be made to feel and perform like a much larger one while still producing excellen... Read More »

Who invented the first turbochargers?

Dr. Alfred Buchi, an engineer from Switzerland, received the first patent for a turbocharger in 1905. He would go on to develop a turbocharged diesel engine prototype for the Sulzer Brothers in 191... Read More »

What Happens When Turbochargers Seize?

Car enthusiasts enjoy boosting engine power to gain the most horsepower that the vehicle can provide. The addition of a turbocharger can make a considerable difference in performance, but can also ... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Car Turbochargers?

Turbocharger problems are some of the most difficult to troubleshoot. The main purpose of the turbocharger is to provide more air to the engine. The more air going into the engine the more fuel tha... Read More »