TTE555 IS38 UPGRADE TURBOCHARGER
VAG 2.0 / 1.8TSI EA888.3 MQB TTE555 UPGRADE TURBOCHARGER
TTE555 is our very latest hybrid performance upgrade turbocharger based on the Original IHI IS38 turbocharger for the 3rd generation VAG 2.0TSI. Stage 3+ power, with good spool and response. We feel this is the strongest performing hybrid IS38 available on offer.
Engineered & Enhanced EA888 Gen 3 - IS38
To construct a TTE555 we change the original compressor and employ a far larger and more efficient billet wheel with extended tip technology and mill the compressor cover to the optimum gap to match the new compressor profile. We replace the original IS38 turbine and CNC mill the turbine housing to install a larger lightweight 9 blade turbine for greater gas flow. We also replace the original thrust bearing for TTE upgrade 360 deg that is made in-house.
We also fit our TTE CNC silencer delete. Modifying the turbo discharge silencer, removing the original baffle internals and fitting a new straight through section, removing any restriction and its function as a noise canceling device, and so improving the flow and enhancing the sound.
The 9 Blade TTE turbine is a special turbine designed by TheTurboEngineers. Advantages are greater gas flow, reducing back pressure and lowering exhaust gas temperatures, allowing safer higher boost levels. This turbine is extremely light in mass so giving a reduced moment of inertia, meaning fast spool up for the size.
Precisely balancing our turbochargers is a key critical factor to become a TTE upgrade unit as longevity and performance are paramount. Good balance improves acoustics also. Subsequent great care is taken with all TTE turbochargers to achieving our balance standards. Firstly parts are balanced at slow speeds up to 2800RPM in multiple planes using our single parts machine, then components are assembled and then the CHRA are dynamically balanced, but this time depending on the application at up to 250,000 RPM in multiple planes using our in house VSR machine to acquire the ultimate equilibrium, to a standard far higher than OEM. Each turbocharger is supplied with a serial numbered balance test result document.
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The Turbo Engineers GmbH (also called TTE Turbo) is a dynamic and highly innovative turbocharger engineering company headquartered in Dachau, just on the outskirts of Munich in Germany. The brand specializes in the production of motorsport upgrade turbochargers to the highest level of quality and greatest efficiency. With strict attention to detail and rigorous testing methods, TTE Turbo offers a comprehensive line of top-notch turbocharger upgrades that deliver proven results. You can count on TTE Turbo to deliver a long-time, reliable, and optimized system for your car to achieve the maximum power and performance possible.
TTE Turbo is focused on the construction of prototypes through the concept stage all through completion with most of the work being done in-house to its own stringent standards. The team places a large focus on converting existing OE turbochargers to newly upgraded specs for enhanced results. During the design and testing process, TTE turbochargers are thoroughly tested and refined to create a final product that emphasizes both performance and long-term reliability.
TTE Turbo is highly regarded in the automotive community as it consults and provides its parts to race teams and well-known tuners all around the globe. The company covers a wide array of automakers, including Alfa Romeo, AMG, Aston Martin, BMW, Ferrari, Ford, Lamborgini, McLaren, Nissan, Porsche, Renault, Toyota, and Volkswagen.
If you are looking for the best-engineered performance turbochargers on the market, TTE Turbo is the way to go. Vivid Racing carries an impressive lineup of parts from The Turbo Engineers, including heat shields and wraps, intake adapters, silencer deletes, performance turbocharger systems, and remanufactured turbos. Should you have any questions about TTE Turbo, please contact us at (480) 966-3040.
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