Turbo : Real World High-Performance Turbocharger Systems

by Jay K. Miller


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Real World High-Performance Turbocharger Systems is the most complete, detailed, up-to-date resource on anything and everything to do with turbochargers. Whether you're running gas or diesel, 4, 6, 8, or more cylinders, this book will teach you to test, install, and maintain your high-performance turbo system. You'll learn how turbochargers work, how to choose the right turbo or turbos for your engine by reading flow maps, and how to tune your engine to run perfectly with your turbo system.

● Introduction to Turbochargers
● Anatomy of a Turbocharger
● Matching a Turbocharger to Your Engine
● The Rise of Performance Diesel
● Real Turbos - Manufacturers and Nomenclature
● Designing & Installing a Turbocharger System
● Building Your Engine for a Turbocharger
● Tuning Your Turbo Engine
● Turbocharger Maintenance & Rebuilding
● Failure Analysis & Trouble Shooting

Author Jay K. Miller uses more than 300 photos and the perfect blend of technical and common-sense information to help you build boost quickly and make more horsepower and torque. He discusses the various components of a turbocharger and explains how to decode complicated turbocharger model numbers, compressor maps, and other specs. If you run into problems with your turbo system, there's also a detailed chapter on failure analysis to help you figure out what¡¯s wrong and how to fix it ¨C plus a complete step-by-step turbocharger tear-down and rebuild.

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  • Publisher: Cartech, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1932494294 (1-932-49429-4)
  • ISBN-13: 9781932494297 (978-1-932-49429-7)
  • Format: Softcover, 160 pages
  • Date Published: 2008


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