An air to air intercooler used in a turbocharged or supercharged application is used to extract heat from the compressed air that travels through its network of tubes and fins. There are two types of intercoolers, air to... More »

To install a turbocharger, drain the engine oil, install a new intercooler, then replace the exhaust header with the turbocharger and manifold. Next, attach the turbo to the engine's oil filter line and oil pan, and link... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

The Dodge Caliber SRT-4 features an integrated spoiler, sporty interior and an electronic stability program. The Dodge Neon SRT-4 also has a sporty appearance, as well as a sturdy intercooler and good exhaust system. More » Vehicles Car Makes & Models

The process of installing a Honda Civic turbo kit involves attaching the turbo and manifold, preparing the vacuum lines and oil feed, installing heat protection for brake and electrical lines, mounting the turbo and inst... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

A heat pump works by moving heat from the outside air via a compressor, which circulates refrigerant that absorbs heat and releases heat while traveling between indoor and outdoor units. Peter von Rittinger developed and... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

To clean a throttle body, disconnect the battery, remove the throttle's air tubes, scrub the throttle body with cleaning solution, reattach the air tubes and reconnect the battery. This 45-minute procedure requires glove... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance

A cast-iron radiator works by pushing hot water or steam through the pipes or fins, heating the surrounding air. Because warmer air is less dense, it rises away from the radiator. The colder air in the room then moves in... More »