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Motovicity Adds PTP Turbo Blankets to its Product Line Up

PTP Turbo Blankets started as the first import performance shop in Austin over 20 years ago, which in turn led the company to design and manufacture premium, hand-crafted turbo blankets, and heat wraps.

Ford’s EcoBoost Engine: Big Power with Fuel Efficiency – Opportunity or Challenge for You?

In 2009, a 3.5 liter twin turbocharged V6 engine was offered as an option in the Ford F-150. It was badged with the name EcoBoost and has since been a strong competitor in terms of torque and horsepower for a full sized truck.

PurePower Technologies 6.0L Power Stroke Turbo

PurePower Technologies, a manufacturer of air and fuel management components for OEMs and the aftermarket, has launched the 6.0L Power Stroke turbo designed for the aftermarket.

Turbocharging and Supercharging: Are We Just Discovering the True Potential?

In recent years, power adders such as turbos and superchargers have become very popular. They seem to be gaining popularity as the years continue to go by.

VW’s Turbocharged 1.8L Engine Named to “2014 Ward’s 10 Best Engines” List

New EA888 Gen 3 turbocharged and direct-injection powerplant recognized by coveted award On the heels of the introduction of the new EA888 engine in the 2014 Jetta and Passat, Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that its new turbocharged, direct-injection four cylinder has been named to the “Ward’s 10 Best Engines” list for 2014.  

Garrett Develops New SFI Spec Turbos for Drag Racing

The company is also providing a conversion program to allow drivers to upgrade current turbos to meet new SFI specs. Building on the success of its popular drag racing turbochargers, Honeywell Turbo Technologies, through its Garrett Aftermarket Performance division, has created a range of new SFI 61.1 Spec turbochargers for use in accordance with new

Power Adders: Turbos, Blowers and Nitrous

The engine can only inhale so much air because the atmospheric force that’s pushing air into the engine is only 14.7 lbs. per square inch at sea level. To make matters worse, atmospheric pressure decreases with elevation. Air density also decreases with temperature because hot air is thinner than cold air. Most stock naturally aspirated engines