Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Patch On: Fri Dec 19, 2008 10:53 pm

Found this Chrysler training video, from 1990 which may give some light on why Detroit has failed:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbVY5teBzlg

There are newer versions, such as the Retro-Encabulator from 1997, but the results are unknown.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pb7OWlVYYRw

There is also a Wiki page for some history:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turboencabulator

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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: lincolnmania On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 12:33 am

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Freddy On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:05 am

It might have worked if the left out the dingle arm.
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: SMITTY On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 8:55 pm

Just like he said, all problems can be traced to "too much gas in the fuel system" ! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

THAT WAS GREAT!!

:lol:
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 9:24 pm

:lol: :lol:

(Made perfect sense to me!!!)........but then again.......I have a brain injury! :confused: :fear:
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Yanche On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 10:59 pm

Wait, I'll just get out my old textbooks and see what they did wrong. Shouldn't take more than an equation or two for Yanche Engineering. :-)
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Wood'nCoal On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:31 pm

Huh :?:

I'll have to refer to the "Description Of The Principles Of The Gonculator" manual.
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Re: Why Detroit Failed: The Turboencabulator

PostBy: Devil505 On: Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:35 pm

I have a brother-in-law to who EVERYTHING technical sounds like that explanation! :lol:
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