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Actually, that particular suppressor was used beginning with 1974 models, and was the result of more restrictive VDE [German equivalent of our US FCC] regulations regarding EMI/RFI emissions outside the vehicle, but most people assume it was for a quieter radio ... though that was strictly a side benefit.

Problem is ... that suppressor has proven a bit unreliable after 25+ years , and quite a few people have reported nasty/tricky alternator & regulator problems disappearing after removal of the suppressor!
Warren Hall, Jr.

1973 911S Targa ... 'Annie'
1968 340S Barracuda ... 'Rolling Thunder'
Old 02-03-2004, 02:45 PM
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