Turbo FAQ

Here is a general list of what is needed in any aftermarket add-on turbo kit.

  • Manifold
  • Turbo
  • Oil feed / return – lubricates the turbo (some turbos also require coolant)
  • Wastegate – This opens and diverts the exhasut around the turbine to control your boost level.
  • Blow off valve – This releases the extra pressure between shifts to eliminate compressor surge and damage to your turbo.
  • Intercooler – Cools the air coming from the turbo
  • Intercooler piping, couplers, and clamps
  • Bigger injectors
  • Tune – This will allow your stock or standalone engine mangement to react to the added air the turbo will supply
  • Downpipe and some sort of exhaust