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Old 07-15-2008, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by pepi
Just wondering what is the origin of this word dizzy for a distributor. I have never heard it before until reading it around this site and do not here it in the field. Seems to be some local HTBB term, it just sounds lame as a part id.

Can't you just here Austin Coil saying, "hay pass me the two dizzies and we can fire this thing" or is this one of those Hottroders terms, dumbing it down, like Hotrodders terms for dummies kind of thing.

Maybe a pole here..
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