L&HR C-420s

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walterconklin
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L&HR C-420s

Post by walterconklin » Sat Mar 29, 2014 2:36 pm

Hello,

Did the L&HR's C-420's have mechanical or electrical turbo chargers?

Thank you in advance of your help.

Sincerely,
Walter COnklin

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Re: L&HR C-420s

Post by Engineer Spike » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:52 pm

All turbochargers are mechanical. They use exhaust pressure to compress more air into an internal combustion engine, which makes the engine able to combust more fuel, which produces more power.

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