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Parts Bin: Boostline Connecting Rods Give Your Engine Critical Strength for Forced Induction Applications

It’s no secret that adding a supercharger or turbocharger to your engine puts a ton of additional stress on its moving parts. And perhaps nowhere is that more acute than […]

Featured Vehicles / Hot Rod Power Tour

The 1980-81 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am was an Evolutionary Step in GM’s Forced Induction Engine Development

While gearheads often refer to the 1970s as the “malaise era” in vehicle performance, the decade did reveal some glimpses of where engine technology was heading in the future. Take […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Forced Induction 101: What’s the Difference Between a Turbocharger & Supercharger

We talk about forced induction a lot around here, and that’s because it can be a great way to add some serious performance without a whole lot of hassle and […]

Tech / Tech Articles

Single or Twin Turbos—Which One is Better for Boosting Your LS Engine?

Is it better to run one big turbo or two smaller turbos? This is a very common question among enthusiasts, and while it usually comes down to packaging, a single […]

LS Engines

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Explaining Violent Pop Sounds in Turbo Drag Cars

I was at the local drag races last weekend and we watched an LS-powered Nova with twin turbochargers run. It was very quick. My friends and I began talking about […]

Tech Articles

The Easy Way to Make 820+ HP in a 4.8L Junkyard Pull

Never before have so many enjoyed so much for so little. Take a look around. We are smack dab in the middle of the second major Muscle Car era, and […]

Tech Articles

Dyno Test: Adding 120 HP with Cam Swap in Turbo LS 5.3L

LS engines respond well to cam swaps. It’s probably the #1 upgrade for any LS, because the gains can be dramatic. The reason is that the LS engine family, from […]

Tech Articles

Clash of the Turbo Titans: Summit vs. eBay Turbos

Turbos rule. If you’re a turbo guy (or gal), there has never been a better time to be an enthusiast. Just look around, turbos are everywhere and on everything. Not […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: 5 Key Upgrades for Turbocharging a Street Car

In this episode of Precision Turbo Talks, Tristan Kimpel of Precision Turbo & Engine discusses the key automotive systems and components people should upgrade when adding a turbocharger to their […]

Product Installs / Tech

Turbo Install: We Add 200+ HP to a 5th-Gen. Camaro SS with a Turbonetics Turbo

The 5th Gen Camaro SS (2010-2015 model years) left the factory loaded with power—425 ponies for a manual trans car or 400 in a 6L80E equipped 5th Gen. But even […]