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WHY WE ARE USING THE HL230 ENGINE

When the captured Tiger returned to Britain, and after it had toured the country and undergone various tests, it was put aside for display.

One part of this involved the removal of the original Maybach HL210P45 engine which was sectioned for separate display.


 

One result of this is unfortunate; the original engine cannot be used in the tank.

On the other hand it does make an interesting display in its own right.

Since parts of it were examined during the restoration process the opportunity was taken to clean it up, and this is the result.


As you can see
it is displayed on its side.

This is particularly effective when it is viewed from below.

Note in particular the close tolerances for a V-12 engine but above all the superb workmanship.




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