IIDiesel Performance Blog
The Woes of Buying a Turbocharger
As an average diesel pickup daily driver, and even as a diesel performance enthusiast, knowing the ins and outs of a turbocharger is uncommon knowledge. Turbocharger assemblage is not especially complicated, most everyone with nominal mechanic skills can take one apart or even put one back together. Where the complexity comes into play is; knowing the varying tolerances, specifications, and performance outputs.
Everyone in the diesel industry who has dealt with a common rail fuel injection system SHOULD know how important it is, when dealing with the high pressure fuel system, to work in a very clean environment. Any speck of debris that happens to run through the high pressure fuel system can and potentially will cause catastrophic failure on your injectors. The #1 reason for fuel injector failure is caused by contamination.Read More
To those in the know, Salt Lake City–based Industrial Injection is one of the places to go for diesel performance. With all the accouterments necessary for Ford, General Motors, and Ram owners to maintain (or modify) their trucks, oil-burner fans in Salt Lake Valley would do well to check out the shop.