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Old 10-14-2002, 04:05 PM
suginami suginami is offline
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Southern California, U.S.A.
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I thought the supercharges were belt driven and turned with the engine. I still am 100% sure that most, but not all, of the noise that people hear comes from the supercharger. I bet ya 44 million dollars.

I'm not sure why, but I remember as plain as day, that all of the magazines complained about the racket that the supercharges made, especially when cold at start-up.
Paul S.

2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
79,200 miles.

1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".
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