Maximum Boost : Designing, Testing & Installing Turbos

Turbocharging - Turbochargers

by Corky Bell

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Maximum Boost is the definitive book on turbocharging. This hands-on book contains the most detailed information available on understanding designing, setting up, testing and modifying your car with a turbocharger system. Turbocharging - Turbochargers

With over 25 years of experience in designing, building, and installing turbo systems, author Corky Bell covers every aspect of turbocharging. You will learn everything from the basic theory behind turbocharging to the nuts-and-bolts of putting a turbo system together. Corky shows how to select and install the right turbo, prep the engine, test the systems, and integrate a turbo with an electronic fuel injection system or carburetor.

● An Engineering Look at the Basics
● Acquiring a Turbocharged Vehicle
● Selecting the Turbocharger
● Turbocharger Lubrication
● Intercooling
● Intake Manifold
● Electronic Fuel Injection
● Carburetion
● Events in the Chamber
● Exhaust Manifold Design
● Exhaust Systems
● Boost Controls
● Preparing the Engine
● Testing the System
● Trouble
● Developments in Turbocharging
● Bringing It All Together
● Installing a Turbo Kit

Corky even provides you with detailed troubleshooting information for both OEM and aftermarket turbocharger systems.

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  • Publisher: Robert Bentley, Inc Publishers
  • ISBN: 0837601606 (0-837-60160-6)
  • ISBN-13: 9780837601601 (978-0-837-60160-1)
  • Format: Soft Cover, 256 pages
  • Date Published: 1997


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