Over at the APEX Turbo booth, its mild-to-wild turbocharger line was reeling in all kinds of forced induction fans. The company’s groundbreaking hubless compressor and turbine wheels provide increased surface area by doing away with a conventional through-shaft and nut design. Instead, the turbine shaft is threaded into the wheel, which comes to a point, and which allows for a 15-percent bigger bite of air. APEX also told us that, thanks to not having to machine a hole for the shaft to protrude through, its hubless wheels are significantly stronger than traditional designs.

Turbos Are Integral To Diesel Engines

Because diesel burns at such a high heat, additional airflow is often needed to compensate for the increased heat levels. One way to supply the engine with the increased airflow is by using a turbocharger. By taking advantage of the needed airflow, you can increase the power even further. Turbochargers typically make a distinct whistling noise when spooling and trucks typically have one but can have two, three, and more if needed. Keeping your turbo in proper shape is crucial because a turbo that malfunctions could cause an internal problem in the engine. Below are some simple modifications and maintenance tips for turbos when working with Duramax diesel engines.

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