Pimp your turbo – 5 easy ways to maximise the power and performance of your turbocharged car 1

Pimp your turbo – 5 easy ways to maximise the power and performance of your turbocharged car

How to get more out of a vehicle’s engine is always at the centre of the true performance enthusiast’s thinking. Whilst there are many ways to measure vehicle performance, in the world of the petrol-head – BHP is the undisputed king!

Thankfully, if your current turbocharged car isn’t satisfying your need for speed, there are plenty of things you can do to remedy it! In this guide, we look at 5 relatively easy methods you can use to drive the BHP up, and maximise engine performance.

Turbo tech 101 – what is an intercooler and how does it work? 1

Turbo tech 101 – what is an intercooler and how does it work?

At AET, we’re serious about turbo tech, but we understand that not everyone is quite so passionate about turbocharger components!

Whilst there’s nothing wrong with not knowing your wastegate from your turbine, a little knowledge about components and what they do can be really helpful! Whether you’re looking to improve the performance or power of your engine, or just want to ensure you don’t have the wool pulled over your eyes by an unscrupulous mechanic when things go wrong, getting clued up is the way to go.

In this post, we’re looking at the intercooler, examining what it is, what it does and how it works, as well as providing some additional information about the different types of intercooler available.

Turbo Upgrade FAQ – a guide to replacing your turbocharger 1

Turbo Upgrade FAQ – a guide to replacing your turbocharger

If you’re looking to maximise the power and performance of your vehicle, then changing your stock turbocharger for a bigger or better model can be an effective part of the process.

In this guide, we take a look at some of the reasons for upgrading, what you can expect to achieve, and the considerations you need to take for the process to be completed safely and in the most efficient way possible.

Before looking at this guide, you might want to look at our beginners guide to turbocharging, which offers a brief overview of how turbocharging works!

Getting more from your fleet – the benefits of ECU remapping for commercial vehicles 1

Getting more from your fleet – the benefits of ECU remapping for commercial vehicles

If you think having your vehicle ‘chipped’ is strictly for the performance enthusiast, then think again – ECU remapping is suitable for everyone, and can provide huge benefits to businesses running fleets of vehicles.

In this post, we explore ECU remapping and the benefits of re-flashing for economy, and outline the realistic savings businesses with fleet vehicles could expect to achieve.