Water Methanol Injection On A Turbo Diesel Engine

Unlike petrol engines, the power in a turbo diesel is largely a function of fuel. The problem with continually adding fuel is that you create an over-fueling condition and reach a point where the exhaust gas temperatures become excessive. A 50/50 water/methanol mix will decrease EGT’s while increasing power.

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Is a Bigger Intercooler Better?

The size of the intercooler is important Read more ›

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Connecting Rods – So Many Choices

Choosing a set of connecting rods for a performance engine is not as simple as it sounds. Read more ›

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The Benefits of Forged Pistons

A look at how forged pistons are made, their unique properties and their advantages over traditional cast pistons. Read more ›

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Forged or Cast? Piston Basics!

Not too many car owners spend a lot of time thinking about the pistons in their engines. Read more ›

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Choosing The Right Injector

There are several factors to take into account when selecting a fuel injector. Read more ›

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How To Calculate Optimum Fuel Injector Size

This much you know: A) you’ve upgraded your vehicle with a variety of aftermarket mods, and B) you want to get maximum power from those modifications. The question is how to get from point A to point B. Read more ›

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Forced Induction 101

An engine produces power by igniting fuel and air inside a chamber. Read more ›

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Can A Blow-Off Valve Damage My Engine?

The simple answer is NO. BOV’s are designed to improve the performance of your turbocharger system. Read more ›

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Turbo Flutter / Compressor Surge

Compressor surge is a phenomenon where the compressor cannot increase the pressure of the air it is pushing and results in the reversal flow of air through the compressor. Read more ›

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