Time to return to the Dawes Devices MKII Hybrid Boost Controller and see how it did with our test vehicle, a 2012 Subaru WRX STI graph and chart As I mentioned in the past, we have used Dawes Devices products many times over the years, for everything from a Shelby Dodge, to an SRT-4 Neon,[…]
This is a very good overview of how to install a manual boost controller. A manual boost controller is an economical way to increase boost pressure. Typically, you have to lift the hood to adjust an MBC, but they are quicker to respond and provide more area under the torque curve. Really, the same instructions[…]
The NXS, a Cheap Boost Controller….. ……if cheap is what you are looking for. For some time, we’ve been seeing the NXS boost controllers popping up in our search for the best performing manual boost controller. There seems to be an NXS for every application (but more on that, later). It ain’t the prettiest thing[…]
A Review of what our team sees at the Best Manual Boost Controller, the Dawes Devices MK II Hybrid. OK, we’ve done something a bit unusual with our reviews. We are reviewing our favorite electronic boost controller (below) and the best manual boost controller, first. That kinda takes some of the surprise out of it, but[…]
So I’m not sure why I didn’t think to put this link up before, but the other day the guys and I were having a few post race beers and someone asked, “where did you guys learn so much about turbo charging, intercoolers, boost controllers, and such”? Three of us said, “Corky Bell” (apparently the[…]
So this is a starter Manual Boost Controller FAQ, based on questions received so far. We will add to it as time goes on and republish occasionally. Here’s what we have so far: I’ve been told that I can’t use a manual boost controller with my vehicle. Is it true that they don’t work on[…]
We just got a tip that Amazon lowered their price on the Turbosmart e-boost to $282! You can go right to the page, by clicking on the picture, or read our review of the e-boost, HERE. We think that the Turbosmart e-boost is the best electronic boost controller, for the money!
Turbochargers: Small Engine Performance Future I came across a pretty good article on the future of turbocharging, by Larry Carley. Lists a lot of the vehicles you can buy with a turbo, in North America and the challenges involved. Worth reading!
This was written as a basic manual boost controller install guide. A starter guide, if you will. A more complete version with detailed illustrations, will be coming in our E-Book. It will work with a Hallman boost controller, a Turbo XS boost controller, or our favorite, the Dawes Devices Hybrid G-Valve. We’ll be showing you[…]
This time we will review what we see as the best boost controller, at any price (hint: we’ve mentioned it before and you can even follow the link, lol). Whether you need a WRX boost controller to hit 20 psi, or just more area under the boost curve for your Neon SRT-4, we think this[…]