Standard® is proud to offer OE-quality turbochargers that are designed for long-term performance in complex engines. Whether it's new, reman, diesel, or gas, Standard has you covered. Scroll down to learn more about the turbo market and Standard's coverage and engineering.
Current CAFE standards have pushed auto makers to increase fuel economy on new vehicles. With the rapid introduction of new smaller displacement turbocharged engines, consumers get V8 power while maintaining V6 fuel economy. Here are some industry predictions for turbochargers by 2020:
A Growing Market
Vehicle manufacturers are adding turbos at a double-digit rate. Over the next 5 years, the turbo market is expected to grow to more than 8 million turbocharged vehicles.
While Diesel passenger cars are the main consumers of turbos, gasoline-powered vehicles utilize them as well. Why turbo? Simple. Downsized engines are needed to meet new fuel and emissions standards. Turbos improve power and economy up to 40%.
Our extensive research has helped us determine the numbers you’ll need to compete in this market. Our coverage for Chevrolet/GMC,Ford/International Powerstroke, Dodge Sprinter, Dodge/Cummins, Audi/VW and Saab will be expanded to include new applications for Jeep, Chevrolet Cruze and Cruze Diesel, Chevrolet/GMC Duramax, Ford/International, Dodge/Cummins, Ford, Volvo, Subaru, Mazda, BMW, Mercedes, Mini, Fiat, and Porsche. Now that’s what we call full line coverage!
Standard's line of 100% new turbos means you can install with complete confidence. Each direct-fit replacement part ensures ease of installation, and we have parts for both gasoline and diesel applications.
Rotating journal and thrust bearings 100% tested to meet OE performance
Turbo vacuum-operated actuator diaphragm constructed with high-grade rubber material to resist heat fatigue
Includes complete gasket kit for ease of installation
Ford dealer-remanufactured turbos do not include an electro hydraulic control valve. Instead, the valve is sold separately as an additional part. In addition to new units, Standard offers remanufactured units that include the electro hydraulic control valve, eliminating the need to purchase separate parts.
Quality-remanufactured with components from our meticulously culled core inventory to ensure maximum performance
Comes with complete hardware kit for ease of installation
Includes new OEM electro hydraulic control valve attached to unit, eliminating need to buy separate part
Installing a new turbo on a Ford 6.0L engine is serious work. Let our "Installation Spotlight" video help:
What you need to know:
Level of difficulty: ADVANCED
Approximate installation time: 3 HOURS
Tools needed: 1/4" ratchet, 8mm socket, 10mm socket, 10mm ratcheting end wrench, 3/8" ratchet, extension, 7/16" deep socket, 10mm socket, pry bar, pliers, screw driver
Vehicle used: 2003 Ford F350 Super Duty
If you hear whistling noises coming from the turbo, it’s likely due to an air/gas leakage caused by pre-turbine exhaust gas or air/boost leaks. Your first course of action should be checking all of the joints. If the noise continues, check the clearances and wheels for housing contact.
If the turbo rotor assembly has seized up or is difficult to rotate, the problem is likely tied to the degradation of the lubricating oil. When the oil degrades, it can lead to carbon buildup in the bearing housing interior. The carbon buildup will ultimately restrict rotation. Two other issues that can cause the rotor to seize up include insufficient or intermittent drop-in oil pressure and dirt in the lubricating oil. Another important detail to keep in mind is that a turbo has specific axial and radial rotor clearances. Sometimes, the clearances can be misdiagnosed as worn bearings. In reality, clearances that are out of specification may be associated with a lubricating oil issue. Check for insufficient oil, dirt ingress, and oil contamination with coolant.
To determine if the turbo has been damaged by foreign material, inspect the turbine wheel or impeller. You will clearly see any foreign material that has entered through the turbine or compressor housings. If the blades are damaged, the turbo is already destroyed. Look for metal that has come off the turbo in the intake tubes. Metal particles in this area may indicate a damaged engine.
To learn more about turbo diagnosis, read our Turbocharger Diagnosis Tips article.
On Ford 6.0L diesel engines, the turbo actuator (a.k.a. variable geometry turbo (VGT) control valve) controls the flow of exhaust gases through the turbo. When the actuator fails, the vanes can stick, causing the vehicle to lose power and generate too much or too little boost pressure. The end result is a damaged turbo. Our Turbo Actuator is a direct-fit replacement for the damaged OE part, so you get a part that fits and functions like the original.View Full Product Listing
High-quality, direct-replacement part restores engine power and efficiency loss due to a clogged or burned out turbocharger solenoid
Includes mounting hardware for ease of installation
Precision-machined for optimum performance and long service life
The turbo boost solenoid (a.k.a. wastegate solenoid) monitors the amount of boost generated in a turbocharged motor. Faulty turbo solenoids won’t properly monitor the amount of boost generated in a turbocharged motor, which will decrease the life of the turbo and motor. Our Turbo Boost Solenoid is a direct replacement that regulates the amount of boost being generated from stock or upgraded units.View Full Product Listing
Direct-fit OE replacement for ease of installation
Designed to restore proper wastegate function to maximize turbocharger boost pressure and engine performance
Includes mounting bracket for easy, direct-fit installation
The turbo bypass valve recirculates vented air back to the compressor inlet. Over time, OE valves can start to leak. To prevent future leaks, our Turbo Bypass Valve features an upgraded “710P” valve with a 14.4lb spring. The stronger spring helps the turbo spool up faster and maintain consistent boost pressure throughout the power band.View Full Product Listing
Direct-replacement part restores proper turbocharger boost pressure
Upgraded “710P” valve with 14.4lb spring helps the turbo spool up faster and maintain consistent boost pressure throughout power band
High-quality polymer housing helps prevent cracking
Drain tubes on certain Ford vans and trucks are prone to premature rusting. To prevent rusting and improve durability, our Turbo Oil Drain Tubes are made with Zinc-plated cold-rolled steel.
Installing a new turbo oil drain tube on a Ford 6.0L engine is a lengthy, in-depth job. To make things simpler, our ASE-certified technician recommends marking the tubes with a Sharpie. Watch the full video to find out why:
What you need to know:
Level of difficulty: ADVANCED
Approximate installation time: 3 Hours
Vehicle Used: 2004 Ford F250 Super Duty
Featured Part Number: L17001
The Turbo Boost Sensor measures turbo manifold pressure to the ECM, and is used to calculate air density and the required fuel delivery for optimum combustion. If it fails, the system may not add fuel under boost and can result in loss of power and possible engine damage.View Full Product Listing
The Turbo Speed Sensor provides the ECM with a rotational speed reading in Variable Geometry Turbos, which helps prevent excessive turbo RPM’s that can cause turbo and/or engine damage.View Full Product Listing