1. Bill Overbaugh replied to the thread Hello from Ohio.

    Welcome mark! I’m in The Fingerlakes in NY, also not too far from you. Good luck with the car. They’re a lot of fun. Bill

    Aug 24, 2019 at 4:00 AM
  2. dave replied to the thread Trabant parts.

    I buy all my parts from Trabantwelt.de They sell pretty much everything and they ship to Australia.

    Aug 20, 2019 at 2:43 AM
  3. dave posted a new thread.

    Gearbox in Aus

    Hey Guys, Its a long shot, but does anyone have a gearbox for sale in Australia ?

    Forum: Wanted To Buy (WTB)

    Aug 20, 2019 at 12:57 AM
  4. Buckeye601 replied to the thread Will all our Trabants soon be banned from the roads in the US?.

    I live in a true college town, with twice as many students here during the school year than permanent residents. The police are generally...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 5:31 AM
  5. Buckeye601 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    Thanks. I will start with a 10 mm and see if that works.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 4:18 AM
  6. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Will all our Trabants soon be banned from the roads in the US?.

    I've been passed I couldn't tell you how many times driving back and forth to work with antique plates and have never been stopped or...

    Aug 18, 2019
  7. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Will all our Trabants soon be banned from the roads in the US?.

    My 2003 Subaru has used oil from the day I bought it new. I add at least a quart between oil changes. It's my understanding that newer...

    Aug 18, 2019
  8. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    I believe they are 10 mm.

    Aug 18, 2019
  9. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Will all our Trabants soon be banned from the roads in the US?.

    I kind of doubt it. I think the police have bigger fish to fry. One cold morning a police officer was behind me. My car had yet to warm up...

    Aug 18, 2019
  10. Buckeye601 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    I probably will end up at least for now making new gaskets as needed. And based on where those nuts are right behind the carb, it looks...

    Aug 18, 2019
  11. turbofiat124 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    I usually make my own gaskets. Very seldom do I buy a gasket unless it's something special. I have made exhaust gaskets before but they are...

    Aug 18, 2019
  12. trondd replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    You're going to have to take it off and rebuild it. But in the meantime, with some creative screwdriver work, you can get at all the jets...

    Aug 18, 2019
  13. Buckeye601 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    I’m not sure I can conclude much about the way it is running given how much extra fuel was being provided. I was hoping not to need to...

    Aug 18, 2019
  14. trondd replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    Nice. Congrats. I missed your previous post. Glad you got things figured out. Could be gunk in the needle valve, or a sunken float, or...

    Aug 18, 2019
  15. Buckeye601 replied to the thread Advice starting 601 after sitting for a decade?.

    I removed the float chamber cover today and it was bone dry in there and a bit gunky. The needle valve was stuck closed, and the brass...

    Aug 18, 2019
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