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In message <email@example.com> ScharfR@aol.com writes:
> Any good mechanical engineer will tell you that a turbocharger _is_ a
But a supercharger is not a turbocharger. And I think the difference will
become more relevant now that some cars are to be offered with both.
Certainly my habit is to use "supercharger" for non-exhaust driven blowers
(crankshaft or electric) and reserver "turbocharger" for the exhaust gas driven
variety. Their characteristics are very different.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club