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Maximum Boost

Designing, Testing and Installing Turbocharger Systems

by Corky Bell

Softcover, 7 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in.
256 pages
302 photographs and illustrations
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-0160-1
Price: $34.95

Definitive book on turbochargers by renowned engineer and SCCA racer Corky Bell

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

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Maximum Boost:
Chapter Three - Selecting the Turbocharger

Find out what really works and what doesn't, what turbo is right for your needs and what type of setup will give you that extra horsepower. The author shows you how to select and install the right turbo, how to prep the engine, test the systems, integrate a turbo with and electronic fuel injection system or carburetor and even gives detailed troubleshooting information for both OEM and aftermarket turbocharging systems.

Technical highlights

  • Essentials of turbo system design - including sizing the turbo, intercooling, fuel system tweaks, preparing the engine, intake and exhaust design
  • Evaluating and installing an aftermarket turbo kit
  • Improving your current turbocharged system
  • Designing and installing your own custom system

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Maximum Boost:
Chapter Two - Acquiring A Turbocharged Vehicle

Whether you're interested in better performance on the road or extra horsepower to be a winner, this book will give you the knowledge to get the most out of your engine and its turbocharging system.

"Corky's book, besides being generally fun and informative, provides all the answers you need to avoid disaster. But more than answers, it clearly outlines the questions you should be asking."

- www.nellump.net

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Chapter 3: Selecting the Turbocharger
Fig. 3-1. The classic turbocharger: a very simple, highly engineered, high quality, precisely manufactured air pump.
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Chapter 18: Installing a Turbo Kit
Fig. 18-13. Note protection of the compressor outlet while the turbo is being fitted to the manifold. Every fastener must have a washer under the head and nut.
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Chapter 3: Selecting the Turbocharger
Fig. 3-11. Definition of the A/R ratio
Maximum Boost
Maximum Boost
Wholesale Case Quantity: 10
BSIN: GTUR
ISBN: 0-8376-0160-6 (ISBN-10)
ISBN: 978-0-8376-0160-1 (ISBN-13)
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