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Old 01-27-2013, 02:37 AM   #139 (permalink)
Moderate your Moderation.
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I believe they were called 'modular' because the engine package could be produced with minute changes in tooling to support any of the engines in that line. Also because the engine/trans package were installed at the factory lines as a 'module' in the same area, but probably less so for that.
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