Supercharger Drive (Rear Quarter View)

This animation is a rear-quarter view of the blower drive, showing the pinions that link the spring gear on the crank-driven shaft to the clutches. The drive shifts back and forth between high and low speed, and an alternating color pattern shows when the clutches are engaged or disengaged.

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