Harut Stepanyan from Turbo by Garrett runs us through some of the key considerations of the new ‘clean sheet’ designed G-Series. Using information gained from the GTX Gen2 development and feedback from both customers and Garrett engineers, the team have put together a turbo that not only has the all-important greater performance factor but also a clear focus to make aftermarket installation easier by the inclusion of fittings and adding water ports on each side of the turbo.
Put to bed is the common misconception that billet compressor wheels are responsible for better turbo performance and the reason why these turbos can now handle 1050° C instead of the old 850° C limit and also touched on is what makes new blade technology possible and what limits inducer size.
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