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Old 12-19-2012, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by lakeroadster View Post
Ever wonder why GM called their 350 and 400 transmissions "turbo"?

I seem to wonder about these things, for reasons I am not sure of.

Because the marketing people where bright enough to realize that "Turbo 400" sounded better than "Piece of Crap 400" and the public might buy more cars.
Marketing pure and simple.
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