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Re: KKK <--- Racist turbos?

I forgot the names, but they are three German names starting with K. If
you ever decide to remove your grille, you'll be able to see the name on
the turbo's tag on the cold side.

*Steve                                       Sachelle Babbar
*'84  5ksT 1.6-2.0 bar                    <SBABBAR@IRIS.NYIT.EDU>
*Cockpit adjustable wastegate, AudiSport badge
*Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
*personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
*your results may vary from mine."

On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Gerard wrote:

> What does KKK stand for anyway? On the turbos, I mean. I know what
> it means elsewhere and I always wonder how people will react to me
> writing the letters down or talking to them about "my KKK is putting
> out smoke again". Actually, I never say "kay-kay-kay" when talking
> to folks about these turbos, always just say "triple-kay".
> Just another trivia question: did the name KKK first apply to the
> turbo maker or the other guys?
> G.
> -- 
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