Enthusiasts How to Turbocharge Your Car

23:40  28 june  2017
23:40  28 june  2017 Source:   Road & Track

Turbocharged Motorcycles of the 1980s

  Turbocharged Motorcycles of the 1980s Japan's turbocharged techno-spasm re-lived. Japan's turbocharged techno-spasm re-lived.

The turbocharged engine is one of the many measuring sticks that car enthusiasts use to gauge the ability a car has. If How to Safely Turbo Charge a Car Without Killing the Motor.

The following is a writeup about how to turbocharge your Toyota Celica's 1.8 liter 7A-FE into a turbocharged 7A-FTE. All of the following information is in the order I put the parts onto my own car . You can put them on any way you like.

How to Turbocharge Your Car© / 1320video / YouTube How to Turbocharge Your Car

As much as your local car club might like you to think it, turbocharging a naturally-aspirated car isn’t simple. There are a lot of different thing you’ll need to do to add forced induction to a car that didn't come with it from the factory. Thanks to this neat explainer video, we learn exactly what you'll need to change.

Research

Research

For example, the builder of the wild twin-turbo Chevelle SS drag racer shown above had to worry about cutting giant holes in the hood!

Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained put together a video pointing out all of the modifications you'll need to make to your car when preparing to turbocharge it. These mods aren't for additional power, but rather to ensure the engine and drivetrain can handle the extra boost.

Of course, adding a turbo means you'll need to think about compression ratio, ECU mapping, and fuel delivery. But you might not realize you'll also need to consider your car's cooling capacity, and if you're really adding a lot of power, your clutch's ability to get it to the ground.

But those are only a small portion of the items that need addressing when when you slap a turbo on your car. Watch for yourself to learn more.

Follow MSN Autos on Facebook & Twitter

Turbocharged Motorcycles of the 1980s .
Japan's turbocharged techno-spasm re-lived. Japan's turbocharged techno-spasm re-lived.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!