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  1. A Spooky Ghost replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    Usually most vehicles charge at around 12.5-14 ish volts. Normally on the higher side to 14v. My trabi(12v) runs just under 14v at idle....

    Apr 25, 2018 at 10:57 PM
  2. BillB posted a new thread.

    Woodward Dream Cruise for Trabants!

    Bill Treib from Detroit is hosting a small gathering and cruise at the famous Woodward Dream Cruise in August...

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    Forum: Midwest

    Apr 25, 2018 at 4:09 PM
  3. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    I've got two options: One is to connect one of these to the ignition coil and supply the module:...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 10:03 AM
  4. A Spooky Ghost replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    The way it was explained to me is: These units need very little voltage to function. The extra volts make the units run hotter, and cause...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 9:44 AM
  5. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    I've been trying to figure out if it's a voltage issue or something else that effects burns up these Hot Spark systems. It says the primary...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 6:10 AM
  6. BillB replied to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    Well, you just never know..... As I was leaving, two guys pulled up in a VW CC to also look at the 1.1. Manny sent me an email and said...

    Apr 25, 2018 at 5:13 AM
  7. kev the builder replied to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    5k is at least double what it would in the uk

    Apr 25, 2018 at 12:34 AM
  8. RogerDerSchrauber replied to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    He's not going to get 7800 for it. 5K, maybe.

    Apr 24, 2018 at 9:40 PM
  9. RogerDerSchrauber liked BillB's post in the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    OK, visited the car. It's real and the seller (Manny) is a really nice guy. The car is not perfect, but is very restorable. The money is...

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  10. A Spooky Ghost replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    Me thinks all electronic ignitions have specific coil requirements. The only difference is the hot spark people let you know up front....

    Apr 24, 2018 at 8:39 PM
  11. BillB replied to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    He imported lots of cars (about 70) and is starting to "thin down". The Trabant came from Hungary. He has a large number of very unique...

    Apr 24, 2018 at 5:36 PM
  12. trondd replied to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    Did he import it himself or just happen to acquire it somehow?

    Apr 24, 2018 at 5:16 PM
  13. BillB attached a file to the thread Trabant 1.1 in Chicago.

    OK, visited the car. It's real and the seller (Manny) is a really nice guy. The car is not perfect, but is very restorable. The money is...

    Trabant 1.1 4.png.jpg Trabant 1.1 3.png.jpg Trabant 1.1 2.png.jpg Apr 24, 2018 at 5:10 PM
  14. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Trabant electronic ignition project.

    I should probably use aluminum on both sides instead of that carbon fiber decal stuff as I had planned. I know this paste is used on heat...

    Apr 24, 2018 at 5:05 PM
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