Item description for Turbo: Real-World High-Performance Turbocharger Systems (Sa Design) (Sa Design) by Jay K. Miller & George Matly...
Turbo: Building and Tuning Turbocharger Systems for Maximum Horsepower is the most complete, detailed, up-to-date resource on anything and everything to do with turbos. Whether you're running gas or diesel, 4,6,8, or more cylinders, this book will teach you to design, test, install, and maintain your high-performance turbo system. Learn how turbochargers work, how to choose the right turbo or turbos for your engine by reading flow maps, and how to tune your engine to run perfectly with your turbo system. Author Jay Miller uses over 300 photos and the perfect blend of technical and common-sense information help you build boost fast and build horsepower and torque. He discusses the various components of a turbocharger and explains how to tell which compressor, turbine, and bearings come in which turbos based on their often complicated model numbers. If you run into problems with your turbo system, there's also a detailed chapter on failure analysis to help you figure out what went wrong and how to fix it--plus a complete step-by-step turbocharger tear-down and rebuild.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8.25" Height: 11.25" Weight: 1.32 lbs.
Release Date Jul 15, 2008
Publisher Car Tech
ISBN 1932494294 ISBN13 9781932494297
Availability 0 units.
More About Jay K. Miller & George Matly
Jay Miller was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. Growing up in "Indy" during the '50s, '60s & '70s had a powerful impact on young men. Known as the "Racing Capital of the World" it was hard to escape heavy involvement into motorsports. Jay Miller is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Diesel Injection Service Company, Inc., a Louisville, Kentucky, based company which, in addition to specializing in Diesel Fuel injection, is also the nation's largest turbocharger distributor. Miller frequently speaks publicly on the subject of turbochargers and has published numerous articles in trade publications. Jay is also co-host on the tech-talk show that is webcast from the archives at www.dieselradio.com.