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Performance Focused: Turbosmart’s BOVs and Wastegate Actuator for 2016 Ford Focus RS

Turbosmart has developed a new pair of blow-off valves for the new Ford Focus RS. With enlarged ports and billet construction, the Kompact VR08 for the Focus RS can handle all the boost! Read more


86 Build Blog, part 2: Going Turbo

We get deeper into our Toyota 86 build. Last time, we focused on the suspension. Now, we’re tackling the elephant in the room – the naturally aspirated FA20. Read more


Team Turbosmart’s Fletcher Cox smashes stock suspension record!

NFL fans might already know the name Fletcher Cox. He’s the Defensive Tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, but what many might not know is that the football field isn’t the only place Cox likes to let out his competitive side. Read more


Controlling Godzilla: Turbosmart’s NEW Twin Port Internal Wastegate Actuators for R35 GTR

The Twin Port IWG-75 brings a new level of boost control to the R35 GTR, with a level of accuracy never before seen from an internal wastegate. Read more


New Kompact Dual Port BOVs for Cadillac ATS-V

Rhe Kompact Dual Port Blow-Off Valve kit for the Cadillac ATS-V has been designed to improve turbo response and eliminate compressor surge, enhancing the efficiency and longevity of the ATS-V’s turbochargers. Read more


Five ‘facts’ about wastegates that are wrong

Wastegates are one of the most commonly misunderstood pieces of the turbocharging puzzle. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions floating around, so we picked five of our favourites that we have heard, and let our engineers bust the myths. Read more


Street Outlaws’ Dominator joins Team Turbosmart

Street Outlaws’ Dominator has gone twin turbo, and joined Team Turbosmart in the process! Read more


Level Up: NEW Turbosmart Kompact Shortie Blow-Off Valves for Mk7 VW Golf GTI

Turbosmart has just released brand new Kompact Shortie Blow-Off Valves for the Mk7 VW Golf GTI and R, offering unsurpassed durability, boost handling and performance. Read more


Turbosmart’s new additions to Kompact BOV range

Turbosmart has expanded its model-specific Kompact Blow-Off Valve range, with new Kompact Dual Port blow-off valves to suit a number of Nissan, Subaru and Mazda models. Read more


Straight from the Source: Turbosmart’s Boost Reference Adapter Range

Turbosmart has developed a solution for a number of popular models that allows access to a reliable boost reference, without compromising the operation of the car’s standard sensors and control systems. Read more


The Build Blog: Introducing Turbosmart’s Toyota 86

Turbosmart have a new project car in the works. Introducing our new Toyota 86 – but what could we be doing with a naturally-aspirated car? Read more


Winning Under Pressure: NEW ProGate-50 Lite High Pressure Wastegates

Following the success of the brand new ProGate-50 Lite, Turbosmart has followed up with a high-pressure version. The ProGate-50 Lite HP is the largest wastegate in Turbosmart’s high-pressure range, with a 50mm valve size. Read more