Tag Archives: Turbocharger

What is a Downpipe? | Tuning 101

Car Downpipe

Turbocharging is perhaps the most critical development for tuners. Now, sure, naturally-aspirated engines still have some cult following, especially among purists. However, forced induction systems are still one of the easiest ways to significantly increase the power produced by an engine. Well, ok, maybe not the easiest, but you get …

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What is a Turbo Wastegate? | Tuning 101

External Wastegate

Even if you are not a car enthusiast, you are familiar with the word “turbo.” Often incorrectly used to describe fast, enhanced, or tuned engines, a turbocharger is actually a component used to increase the airflow entering an engine to produce more power with the same displacement. Turbocharged engines originated …

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