One Piece Turbo Support Bracket Straddling the Exhaust Manifold with Integrated Datum Features
Publication Date: 2017-Jun-05
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Title: One Piece Turbo Support Bracket Straddling the Exhaust Manifold with Integrated Datum Features
Brief Description of the Drawings: Figure 1 is a side view of a turbo support bracket shown installed on an internal combustion
engine. Figure 2 and Figure 3 are a similar perspective view of the turbo support bracket and internal
combustion engine arrangement of Figure 1. Figure 4 is an elevated perspective view of the turbo support bracket and internal combustion
engine arrangement of Figure 1.
Description: As shown in the attached illustrations and described below, a turbo support bracket that
straddles the exhaust manifold using a one piece design, is disclosed. In addition, the turbo support bracket also uses the corner of the engine head as datum locators to reduce tolerance stack.
See attached illustrations for further description of components and features of the turbo support bracket as shown in this embodiment.
Having described the arrangement of this disclosure in detail and by reference to specific embodiments thereof, it will be apparent that modifications and variations are possible without departing from the scope of the disclosure as described above.
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The turbo support bracket mounts to the head and the block while straddling the exhaust manifold. This allows a heavy turbo charger to be suppo...