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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 09-17-2014, 04:55 PM
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If my little suppression capacitor thingy isn't connected will the car run?
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Old 09-18-2014, 02:14 AM
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You mean the one that charges up when your points are closed to release energy to the coil when the points open & cause spark to happen ?
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Old 09-18-2014, 02:18 AM
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It's just a little box with a female receptor wire on it. Located on the back of the alternator.
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