Increase performance, increase pleasure!

Turbo conversion: Give your engine the ultimate kick!

What is a turbocharger upgrade?

A turbocharger upgrade is a modification in which a vehicle’s original turbocharger is enlarged or replaced with a more powerful one to increase engine performance. This is usually done when the vehicle has already undergone Stage 1 or Stage 2 optimization and the owner wants to further increase performance.

Turbocharger upgrade for diesel vehicles

A turbocharger upgrade on diesel vehicles is possible, but usually only on the condition that the diesel particulate filter (DPF) is removed. This results in the vehicle losing its road legal status because it no longer meets legal emissions standards.

Advantages of a turbocharger upgrade

A turbocharger upgrade offers a number of advantages:

  1. Increase in performance: By installing a larger or more powerful turbocharger, engine performance can be significantly increased, resulting in better acceleration and a higher top speed.
  2. Optimization of engine characteristics: An upgrade can help improve engine response and achieve more consistent torque across the entire speed range.

Disadvantages of a turbocharger upgrade

However, a turbocharger upgrade also has some disadvantages:

  1. Costs: An upgrade can be expensive, both in terms of purchasing the new turbocharger as well as assembly and possible adjustments to the engine.
  2. Wear : Higher engine power can lead to increased wear on engine components, which can shorten the life of the engine.

Where can you get the best turbocharger upgrade?

Depending on the vehicle type, there are different providers that offer high-quality turbocharger upgrades. The most famous include:

  • TTE – The Turbo Engineers
  • TTH – Turbo Technology Hamburg
  • Loader manufacturer


A turbocharger upgrade can be an interesting option to increase a vehicle’s performance and efficiency. However, you should consider the costs, increased wear and potential impact on street legality before deciding on an upgrade.


  1. Do I absolutely have to upgrade my turbocharger if I have carried out a Stage 1 or Stage 2 optimization?
    No, a turbocharger upgrade is not absolutely necessary after a Stage 1 or Stage 2 optimization was carried out. It is an option for those who want to get even more performance out of their vehicle.
  2. Can I also carry out a turbocharger upgrade on petrol engines? Yes, a turbocharger upgrade can also be carried out on petrol engines. The advantages and disadvantages are similar to those of diesel vehicles.
  3. How long does it take to perform a turbocharger upgrade? The duration of a turbocharger upgrade depends on various factors, such as the type of vehicle, the experience of the mechanic and the necessary adjustments to the engine. In general, you can expect a time frame of a few hours to a day.
  4. Can I carry out a turbocharger upgrade myself? It is recommended that a turbocharger upgrade be carried out by an experienced mechanic or a specialist workshop as it is a complex process and Adjustments to the engine and the tuning may be necessary.
  5. Are there alternatives to a turbocharger upgrade to increase the performance of my vehicle? There are various ways to increase the performance of a vehicle, e.g. through chip tuning, optimizing the engine control or replacing other performance components such as the exhaust system, intake system or spark plugs. Each method has its own advantages and disadvantages and should be carefully considered.



damit dein Auto endlich mit der Zeit geht! Vergiss lahme Standard-Einstellungen, hier kommt der ultimative Kick für deinen Motor!



damit dein Auto endlich aufhört, beim Schalten rumzuzicken! Zeig deinem fahrbaren Untersatz wer hier am längeren Hebel sitzt. Unser Service bringt deinen Wagen wieder auf Linie.



Mehr Bumms, weniger Durst und ein ökologischer Fußabdruck, der sich sehen lassen kann. Da staunt sogar das Eichhörnchen!