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Do you have any idea about potential power level of 132 kW (180 HP), 700 Nm MAN truck (TGL) 4.5 litre engine with damaged (not working) turbo? As a rule of thumb, for every atmosphere's worth of boost, you'll double the amount of power the amount the engine puts out naturally aspirated. For instance, if an engine puts out 100hp naturally aspirated, the ...


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A turbo is a type of supercharger. Superchargers all compress the intake air before pushing it into the engine. A turbine-supercharger (aka "turbo") is powered by a turbine wheel connected to the exhaust. Other superchargers are driven via a pulley system directly from the engine. That's all really. Conceptually speaking, a centrifugal supercharger and ...


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Both turbochargers and superchargers perform the same function: compress air that will be fed into the engine. In other words, they are glorified air compressors. As with any compressor, both need energy in order to compress the air, which is where the difference between the two devices becomes relevant. Superchargers are belt-driven or chain-driven, so ...



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