Are Two-Shaft Turbos Better Than Sequential Turbochargers?

Posted by: Jesse Kleib on 11/17/2021

For those of us who choose the go above and beyond in terms of performance modification of our automobiles, picking out just the right parts can be quite the chore. Yes, to the untrained eye, it might seem simple. You just slap a turbo on it and let it rip, right? Well, if you’ve ever done anything of the sort, usually, that’s not really the case. Instead, there are so many different turbochargers to choose from, all with different upside and price points. Basically, the task can be a lot easier said than done as there can be different choices within this one part integrated into your automobile.

This time, thanks for the always helpful perspective of our host over at Engineering Explained, we’re able to take a deeper dive into these turbochargers so that maybe you can learn a little bit more about how they function and the different types of units that you can expect to look into. Not all turbos are created equal!

As usual, with these Engineering Explained videos, you aren’t exactly sold in one direction or the other but instead are presented with broken down information that will allow you to make the decision for yourself which can end up being super helpful in the long run when faced with such a decision on how to spend your money. After all, teaching a man to fish is much more valuable than giving him a fish, right?

If you follow along with the video below, you’re about to have some boost knowledge dropped on you so prepare yourself because when you come out of this one, you might not be the same person. Who knows, you might even be ready to head to your favorite high-performance website and pick up a brand-new turbocharger for your ride!