Street Turbocharging: Design, Fabrication, Installation and Tuning of High-Performance Systems

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Street Turbocharging: Design, Installation, Tuning
Street Turbocharging: Design, Installation, Tuning
Street Turbocharging: Design, Installation, Tuning
Street Turbocharging: Design, Installation, Tuning
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You've probably heard that a forced induction system is one way to get more power and performance out of your engine. And that is correct.

But where do you begin?

The Street Turbocharging: Design, Installation, Tuning book is the answer to all your forced induction and/or turbocharger related questions, whether you're a pro or just an enthusiast.

And part of the answer is that you can design, build, then install, test and tune a turbocharged vehicle, for street or racing.

This DIY guide will show you how, step-by-step.

Street Turbocharging offers both theory and practical hands-on advice, with detailed steps and techniques explained in easy-to-understand language. Add to that close to 500 detailed photos and illustrations, and you get a clear picture of what's involved.

This how-to book includes,

  • Fundamentals of power production
  • Theory behind turbocharger systems: How they work in the real world
  • Advice on equipment selection, sizing, purchase, and installation
  • In-depth coverage of every major component in a turbo system, including compressors, turbines, bearings and lubrication, exhaust, boost control, intercoolers, water injection, fuel injection, ignition, and electronic control systems
  • Guidance on engine building, dyno testing, and modern tuning methods
  • How-to advice and detailed instructions for fabricating turbo equipment, including the construction of exhaust manifolds and intercoolers
  • Project vehicles that show in detail what can be achieved with the proper application of forced induction
  • And more!
So, if you want to build the turbocharged vehicle of your dreams, get a copy of Street Turbocharging and get busy!


Subject: Learn how to design, build, install and tune automotive turbo systems for high-performance applications. ISBN-10: 1557884889 | ISBN-13: 9781557884886 | HPBooks 1488

Specifications
  • Publisher: HP Books
  • Author: Mark Werner, P.E.
  • Pages: 202 - Nearly 500 b&w photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-55788-488-6
Table of Contents
TABLE of CONTENTS:
PART I: POWER BASICS Internal Combustion Basics
How Power is Created | The Engine as Air Pump | The Four Ways to Increase Airflow Forced Induction Basics
Superchargers | Turbochargers | Asking Hard Questions | Kits vs. Custom Systems Pressure, Temperature, and Airflow
Measuring Pressure | Pressure Ratios and Boost | Temperature | Density Ratios | Engine Displacement | Volumetric Flow Rates | Air Density and Mass Flow Rates | Horsepower PART II: TURBOCHARGER COMPONENTS Compressors
Compressor Basics | Compressor Efficiencies | Compressor Maps | Sizing a Compressor | Plotting Map Points | Compressor Summary Turbines
Turbine Basics | Turbine Housings | Wheels, Trims, and Clips | Divided-Entry Turbines Center Housing and Rotating Assemblies
Oil Journal Bearings | Ball Bearings | Oil Supply Systems | Turbo Timers The Exhaust System
Exhaust Basics | Turbo Exhaust Manifolds | Materials | Downstream Exhaust Boost Control
Turbine-Side Boost Control | Compressor-Side Boost Control Basics Intercoolers
Intercooler Basics | Intercooler Math | Air-to-Water Intercoolers | Intercooler Performance and Efficiencies Water Injection
Water Injection Basics | Injection Systems Fuel Injection
Injector Basics | Sizing Fuel Injection Systems | Intake Manifolds | Plenums and Throttle Bodies | Injector Placement, Fuel Rails, and Fittings Control Systems
Fuel Control Basics | Determining Airflow Rates | Injector Timing | Ignition Control Systems | Megasquirt Engine Components
Engine Blocks | Crankshaft & Connecting Rods | Pistons & Coatings | Compression Ratios | Cylinder Heads & Gaskets | Camshafts & Valves | Engine Cooling | Putting it all Together | Turbocharger Gauges Dyno Testing and Tuning
Dyno Basics | Testing on a Dynamometer PART III: TURBOCHARGED PROJECT VEHICLES Toyota MR2 | Datsun 510 | Datsun 510 Rotary | Honda Civic DX | Ford Mustang GT | Chevy Camaro | Toyota Supra Turbo | Dodge Dakota Diesel | Suzuki Hayabusa | RV6A Airplane PART IV: APPENDICES Fabricating an Exhaust Manifold | Fabricating an Intercooler | Single vs. Twin Turbochargers | Remote-Mount Turbochargers | Carburetors and Turbochargers | Glossary | Suppliers & Sources
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