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Old 12-18-2012, 05:52 PM   #57
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Why is the Flex Disc called a Guibo anyway?
Giubo is a contraction of the Italian word giunto ('joint' or 'coupling') and the surname of the Italian engineer who designed and patented the first flex disc, Antonio Boschi (b1896-d1988)[2]. He later founded GIUBO SpA, a company solely dedicated to manufacturing flex discs.[3]. The giubo, today well known in automotive use, is believed first to have been used for this purpose on the Alfa Romeo model 1900, produced between 1950 and 1959.
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