Supercharger Drive (Front Quarter View)

This animation presents the two-speed gearing that drives the internal supercharger impeller, from a front quarter view. The blower shifts back and forth between high and low speed, and an alternating color pattern on the drive clutches shows when they are engaged and disengaged.

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