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  1. michiel76

    michiel76 Loyal Comrade

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    Hi everybody,

    I will introduce myself too.
    I'am Michael from The Netherlands and have since 10 years a Trabant 601 from production year 4-1989.
    I was many years before a big fan of this car but a that time I had no driving license and money to afford one.
    2,5 month's ago it passed technical inspection and with out problems.
    I drive it only with good weather conditions so in winter or rainy days he stays into the garage!


    Last edited: Aug 4, 2015
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  2. michiel76

    michiel76 Loyal Comrade

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    @Wartburg353,thnx for like!

    I was look and read in this forum and I'am surprised how many Trabant's are "moved" to the USA and Australia....great!
    Here some xtra pictures I was forget to place here....
    These are pictures of dash and engine room.
    I have made an extra fusebox under the hood en starter switch.
    I have also original DDR tools for adjust ignition and engine RPM.
    This Autotester divice is multifunctional.

  3. Wartburg353W

    Wartburg353W Loyal Comrade

    Nice original tools. What are all those gauges on the dash for?!
  4. Caleb

    Caleb Loyal Comrade

    I was wondering the same thing. Pretty sure one is a clock and another a fuel gauge but wasn't sure about the other two...
  5. michiel76

    michiel76 Loyal Comrade

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    Sure,I will tell you.
    First gauge is RPM meter from a four stroke engine but it is working because I have made small circuitboard. (see wire diagram)
    Second is a voltmeter the AMP meter is not working and last a clock.
    These components get their power from second fusebox I have made under hood.
    It is an original Trabant fusebox what is original mounted from the Sachsenring factory.
    Now I have plans to make a new strip with 3 gauges instead of 4 because AMP gauge will be removed!

    PS:I have also start a topic in "Reatauration"
  6. Caleb

    Caleb Loyal Comrade

    Well I was at least right about the clock... ;). Your car looks great! Welcome to the forum.
  7. michiel76

    michiel76 Loyal Comrade

    In Restauration topic I try to tell whole story what I have done in past years and mod's.....

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