Tim's Turbos Blog

1108, 2015

Turbocharger Balancing

Turbochargers need to be balanced during and after assembly. If you do not properly balance your turbocharger, you can burn out the bearings, seals and thrust collar with off-balance, non-parallel rotation.

607, 2015

Keep Your Turbo Cool and Healthy

With summer here you need to think about keeping your turbo running cool. Proper oil flow is needed to maintain lubrication and cooling of turbo bearings.  Insufficient lubrication can lead to costly premature turbo failure.

OK, Keep it COOL! Give it the oil!

Here are some good starting points when considering oil line size. The three most […]

1906, 2015

Testing VNT VGT Turbocharger and Actuator After Rebuild

Our VNT VGT testing video demonstrates how variable geometry turbochargers or variable nozzle turbine turbochargers work and testing the actuator after our turbo rebuild service.

506, 2015

Is Your Turbo Leaking Oil?

5 words we hear all the time are “My turbo is leaking oil.” Here are some common reasons why turbos leak oil and what you should check if yours is leaking.