GET­TING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TUR­BOCHARGER

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Tur­bos forts, ment. at How­ever, live some in an point fol­low­ing ex­treme your th­ese en­vi­ron­ment, turbo steps will re­quire will and help de­spite a to re­build max­i­mize your or re­place- best the life efof • Fol­low your tur­bocharger: the rec­om­mended oil change re­quire­ments re­li­giously. • Get to know your nor­mal idle oil tem­per­a­tures and al­ways wait un­til reach­ing that thresh­old be­fore get­ting un­der­way and be­fore shut­ting down the en­gine. • Never rev the en­gine in neu­tral prior to shut­down. • Keep the air fil­ter clean. • Run the en­gine at higher loads (80% or more) on a reg­u­lar ba­sis. • Vis­ually in­spect the turbo for signs of leaks, soot, or cracks. In ad­di­tion to ex­tend­ing the life of your turbo, th­ese steps will pro­vide you with warn­ing signs of a po­ten­tial fail­ure, al­low­ing you to cor­rect any is­sues well be­fore it’s too late.

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