Honda Turbochargers at Inner Auto: Excellent Quality at a Low Price

Written by Terry Brown


A turbo is an ingenious little design that harnessesrepparttar wasted kinetic energy we dump out throughrepparttar 149860 exhaust system force more air intorepparttar 149861 engine. A turbo can be a simpler, more compact way to add power, especially for an aftermarket accessory. The basic turbo system comes withrepparttar 149862 turbo, exhaust manifold for turbo, waste gate, blow-off valve (bypass valve), lines for oil supply and return andrepparttar 149863 intercooler, which is optional.

Your Honda's turbocharger is ultimatelyrepparttar 149864 most powerful of all forced induction systems. While turbo charging a Honda car motor increasesrepparttar 149865 amount of air that can be flowed into it, it has a negative effect on how easily we can flow it back out again. This weakens positive pressure difference between these two fundamental sides ofrepparttar 149866 engine, and causes both cam timing & exhaust system design to become extremely important to producing more power.

An area ofrepparttar 149867 turbo acts as an insulator fromrepparttar 149868 exhaust heat to keeprepparttar 149869 intake air compressor side as cool as possible. Keepingrepparttar 149870 intake air cool increases power since more air molecules enterrepparttar 149871 cylinders at a given pressure. Yet in most current forms of racing whererepparttar 149872 rules do not prohibitrepparttar 149873 use of turbo or slap restrictions on their use,repparttar 149874 turbo reigns supreme in terms of engine power output.

Irish Driving Tales from the Dark Side.The Diary of aDriving Instructor

Written by Robin Piggott


An alternative title for this article could be ďDonít Think buying a new car will solve all your ills because it wonít! Fast rewind to a balmy summerís day in 1997 and our intrepid Instructor is seen to approach his chosen Automobile supplier cheque book atrepparttar ready. A really exciting time, buying a new car for cash forrepparttar 149731 first (and probably last) time in his life, so you would think. Think again,repparttar 149732 storm clouds are brewing (Actually I think they may coagulate)

Itís worth while pointing out at this stage thatrepparttar 149733 car had been ordered some time before and a set of OEM Alloy wheels were to be fitted. Enter showroom with big smile on face, to be met with an equally expansive smile fromrepparttar 149734 Service Manager, who was an old friend and Motoring adviser from many years previously. I am surerepparttar 149735 Salesman would have preferred to have dealt with me himself but in this world itís who you know not what you know, if you get my drift .Back in those days, beforerepparttar 149736 glistening new stainless steel and glass Emporiums that we are used to today when we visit main dealers, it was a bit rough and ready and no cappuccino on tap. Still, all was calm, friendly, and full of expectation. At this stage no hint of what was to come

. Your car is ready Sir;repparttar 149737 usual pleasantries of being ushered torepparttar 149738 waiting Beast (and it did turn out to be just that!) and a silence while we were allowed time to gasp and smile and generally feel good about ourselves. The car did look magnificent with its metallic blue paint, gleaming alloy wheels and electric front windows and other niceties. This was a Wednesday, inrepparttar 149739 month of August, andrepparttar 149740 sun was shining,repparttar 149741 birds singing (no rain for a change) and all was well as we completedrepparttar 149742 formalities and prepared for our new experience. It was indeed a great thrill but I was not to last! A few hours later with just 70 miles onrepparttar 149743 clock allrepparttar 149744 electrics went and outrepparttar 149745 window went my hopes, to be replaced with a foreboding that, as it turned out was wholly justified.

The first problem withrepparttar 149746 car would not have been so bad had it not been forrepparttar 149747 fact that my two Daughterís and I were booked onrepparttar 149748 Irish Car ferry torepparttar 149749 UK onrepparttar 149750 following Sunday at 8.00am.My heart sank as I realised that there were only two days or less to getrepparttar 149751 car roadworthy. Inrepparttar 149752 event ofrepparttar 149753 vehicle not being ready in time, a replacement car andrepparttar 149754 necessary Insurance cover would have to be ready by close of play onrepparttar 149755 Friday and this was now 2.00pm Wednesday. Not good!

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