Re: [DML] 3.8 liter GM engines
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Re: [DML] 3.8 liter GM engines



I think I have figured out that the common confusion about a "Ford V8" was 
caused by DeTomaso's use of a Ford V8 in the Pantera, an exotic italian 
import of which they made less than 10,000
and had rather slow sales and was dropped as some what of a "failure".
The car had a reputation for being too expensive and was scoffed at for 
being an Italian exotic
with an American Ford engine rather than a Ferrari, BMW or other european 
engine.
I have always wanted a Pantera and may get one someday....
- VB


>From: ComposerZelgadis@xxxxxxx
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: Re: [DML] 3.8 liter GM engines
>Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 03:06:46 EDT
>
>I can't answer why they would think 3.8 liter specifically, but JZD  worked
>for GM for ages.  It's probably a rumor that spread like wildfire,  
>stemming
>from that, and was accepted as gospel-like truth at some point.
>
>...you have to admit it, though... a 3.8 GM would be nice.  :3
>




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