What is a turbo upgrade?
An upgrade turbo will enhance the gains made by installing the chip and other upgrades. The extra air and lower backpressure provided by the upgrade turbo will lower EGTs, allow more power with less smoke and address durability issues with the stock turbo at higher boost pressures and power levels.
What do you need to upgrade turbo?
When it comes to turbocharged engines, you need to fill up with a high octane fuel. No more of the cheap stuff. The higher the octane the more resistant your car will be to detonation (or knocking) and allows your turbocharger to safely run on a higher boost.
How much is a turbo upgrade?
Total Cost of Adding a Turbo
In short, the cost of turbocharging a car is going to run you anywhere from around $500 if your just replacing the existing turbo on your vehicle, up to as much as $5,000 – or more – if you're starting from scratch and adding a high-end turbocharger to your naturally aspirated engine
How much HP does an upgraded turbo add?
Supercharger or turbocharger
A turbocharger works with the exhaust system and can potentially give you gains of 70-150 horsepower. A supercharger is connected directly to the engine intake and could provide an extra 50-100 horsepower.