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AET Turbos sponsors all sorts of different types of vehicle competing in racing events all over. With over 40
Self parking, self-driving autonomous driving is something you may have seen in films like ‘total recall’ featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger or remember Will Smith in ‘I,
Have the days of large CC engines been pushed out and replaced with smaller turbo charged engines producing the same if not more power. Come
Technology is changing every aspect of our lives faster than ever before, and the automotive industry is no exception.
It’s an exciting time for car tech,
Over the past decade, turbocharging has truly entered the mainstream of motoring. Once reserved for high performance models, you’re now just as likely to find
In this post, we take a look at ECU remapping and tuning boxes in detail, looking at the cost, performance and safety of both options.
Over the past few months, we’ve spent lots of time focusing on new turbo tec, and the developments that are refining turbocharging at
That’s right, spring is here! With the weather improving, it’s got everyone at AET dreaming about a barbecue summer.
Whilst the British summer might be hit
Winter weather can make for some seriously difficult driving conditions, and with forecasts for lots of snow, ice and heavy winds over the coming month,
Prevention is always better than the cure, and looking after your vehicle and keeping it well maintained is the best way to avoid costly repairs.
Looking to buy a new car, but worried about the running costs? This month, we take a look at some seriously frugal motors, with our
Cold, wet, and windy – sadly, the British winter is here again!
In addition to creating hazardous driving conditions, cold weather can also put some serious
Never ones to miss out on an opportunity to hook in new turbo aficionados at a young age, AET agreed to sponsor new games kit
Last month, we launched Turbo tech 101 – a series of posts designed to provide some basic information about different turbocharging components.
In part one,
AT AET, we’re always looking out for the latest developments in turbo tech – and earlier this month, French company Valeo has announced the development
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
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
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
If you think having your vehicle ‘chipped’ is strictly for the performance enthusiast, then think again – ECU remapping is suitable for everyone, and can
Whilst we’ve already explored some of the most common causes of turbocharger damage on the blog before, like oil problems, foreign objects and over-speeding, these
Customers often ask us questions about the differences between turbochargers on diesel and petrol engines, in terms of how they work, and what they are
Here, you can see an example of heavy wear and polishing damage caused to a turbine shaft and wheel by a lack of oil, either
Here, you can see a different example of wearing damage to a piston ring seal groove – in this case, the face on the inside
Oil problems, debris, overspeeding, wear and tear…there are a number of different things that can cause a turbocharger to fail, but catching a problem early
This example shows a worn piston ring seal groove – in the image, you can see that the outer edge of the piston ring seal
One common question that we often get from customers is why turbochargers perform differently depending on the time of year, temperature and weather. Generally, these
In this image, you can see some moderate corrosion to the piston ring seal area of the turbine shaft – the surface of the metal
Last month on the blog, we looked at where big automotive brands get their turbochargers, and learnt that the vast majority of the big
At AET, we’re really passionate about turbocharging – but we understand that not everyone feels the same way, and that lots of people simply aren’t
Last month, we took a brief look into the risks of purchasing poor quality turbochargers and components – and learned why it’s always better
At AET, we do a lot of work with franchise car and commercial vehicle dealers, handling their out of warranty turbocharger repairs and replacements.
At AET, we’ve been working with turbochargers for 40 years – and in that time, we’ve developed a pretty comprehensive understanding about what makes a
Whatever vehicle you own, chances are that you want to get the most out of it when it comes to fuel economy and performance –
There are a huge number of different turbochargers in use on diesel and petrol engines across a wide range of industries and applications. Whilst all
For 2014, Formula One is ripping up the current rulebook, and introducing some revolutionary changes designed to really shake up the sport.
Whilst there are new
In this example, you can see that the bearing housing galleries have become completely blocked and choked up with carbonised oil.
At AET, our teams are here to help when things go wrong with your turbo, but we understand that you’d rather not have to come
Since the invention of the internal combustion engine, mechanics, engineers and scientists have all been looking to develop ways to improve it.
In this post, we
Whilst turbocharging was once reserved for true petrolheads and performance enthusiasts, the technology is now becoming more and more popular amongst mainstream automakers.
In this post,
AET have recently been selected to supply genuine Napier Turbocharger spares.