Upgrade your 4WD with a Turbocharger – Ipswich & Brisbane

If you’re a passionate off-roader who loves to push their vehicle to the limits, then you know how important it is to have a powerful and reliable engine. A turbocharger is one of the most effective ways to increase your engine’s horsepower and torque, giving you the extra boost you need to conquer any terrain. So, get ready to rev up your engine and learn everything you need to know about turbochargers for your 4WD!


As is the case with most parts on a 4WD, over time the turbocharger will begin to wear and either stop working effectively or fail completely.  Deciding when to upgrade your turbocharger can be due to signs of your current turbocharger underperforming or simply because you’re wanting more power from your vehicle.

  • Signs your Turbocharger is underperforming:
  • Decreased engine power
  • Slower acceleration
  • Reduced fuel efficiency
  • Strange noises coming from the turbocharger
  • Visible damage or wear on the turbocharger

Upgrading your turbocharger can have many benefits, including increased horsepower and torque, improved acceleration and throttle response, better fuel efficiency, enhanced engine performance, and greater reliability and durability than stock turbochargers. 

Types of Turbochargers:

Single Turbo: This is the most common type of turbocharger and is used in most 4WD applications. It is relatively easy to install and maintain.

Twin Turbo: This type of turbocharger uses two smaller turbos instead of one large one. It offers better performance at higher RPMs and is commonly found in high-performance applications.

Variable Geometry Turbo (VGT): VGT turbochargers use adjustable vanes to optimize airflow at all engine speeds. This results in improved throttle response and reduced turbo lag.

Choosing the right turbocharger for your 4WD can be a daunting task, but it’s important to consider your desired results before making a decision. Do you want increased horsepower and torque, improved acceleration, or better fuel efficiency? Different types of turbochargers will offer different benefits, so it’s essential to do your research and consider factors such as the size of your engine, the type of driving you’ll be doing, and your budget. Working with a reputable mechanic or performance shop can also be helpful in selecting the right turbocharger for your specific vehicle and desired results.

If you’re looking to upgrade your turbocharger, our team of highly trained diesel mechanics at BB Garage can help. We specialize in 4WD performance upgrades and offer a wide range of turbochargers from top brands.  With years of mechanical experience, we can offer quality advice on which turbo type and brand will work best on your 4WD for best results. Our experienced technicians will ensure that your new turbocharger is installed correctly and functioning at its best. We also offer tuning services to ensure that your engine is optimized for maximum performance with your new turbocharger.

When it comes to pushing your 4WD to its limits, upgrading your turbocharger can make all the difference. Not only will you have a more powerful and reliable engine, but you’ll also have the confidence to take on any terrain with ease. If you suspect that your turbocharger is underperforming, don’t hesitate to contact BB Garage for expert advice and installation services. Our team is here to help you get the most out of your 4WD and take your off-roading adventures to the next level.