blackrabbit
blackrabbit New Reader
6/3/10 11:12 a.m.

very excited... had to tell someone, anyone!! The Trabant rally car is alive!!! the new engine fired off last night at 9:30 for the first time... I'm starting to rethink the open exhaust abit now its really quite loud.... sounds like a big evil chainsaw now if the brakes bleed out and hold pressure we should make cars and coffee in louisville on sat morning

Trevor
Trevor Dork
6/3/10 11:40 a.m.

Cars and Coffee in Louisville KY? I thought that was the second Saturday of the month.

blackrabbit
blackrabbit New Reader
6/3/10 12:03 p.m.

Sorry should have been more specific.... louisville/laffeyette Colorado.

Trevor
Trevor Dork
6/4/10 7:04 a.m.

Ahh, OK.
Good luck.

spitfirebill
spitfirebill Dork
6/4/10 9:39 a.m.

You may have to get an air permit for that thing.

Per Schroeder
Per Schroeder Technical Editor/Advertising Director
6/4/10 9:44 a.m.

That's cool. Please post some pictures of it!

blackrabbit
blackrabbit New Reader
6/4/10 11:37 a.m.

not gonna make it afterall.... the master cyl that i had "profesionally" resleeved and rebuilt wont flow any fluid!! so no brakes=no go... have to sort that out so mabey july c&c instead. I'll reserve bitching about who did the master till i find out how they handle the problem...

blackrabbit
blackrabbit New Reader
6/16/10 2:10 p.m.

PROGRESS!!! check the link for video of the trabant's maiden voyage around the block! brakes work, master cyl fixed... check balls were left out ... now only about a half million kinks to work out and were off! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3NF4xRfG3M

KaptKaos
KaptKaos Reader
6/16/10 8:07 p.m.

"Hopefully the brakes work!"

Priceless.

Nice work. Congrats.

rob_lewis
rob_lewis Dork
6/18/10 8:45 p.m.

Don't you put a muffler on that car, it sounds GREAT!!!

-Rob

Strike_Zero
Strike_Zero Reader
6/19/10 2:17 p.m.

Nitroracer
Nitroracer Dork
6/19/10 5:33 p.m.

Two strokes will make more power with a 'tuned pipe' on them, not sure how easy that is to manage in a car though.

chuckles
chuckles New Reader
6/20/10 10:22 a.m.

Walking around Seattle two years ago, saw three of them parked in the same residential block. One was a wagon. Someone here might know the story.

Toyman01
Toyman01 Dork
6/20/10 8:07 p.m.

Outstanding! Watching it pass the Expedition was priceless. Sounds great, but libel to make you deaf. Cool Car!

Timeormoney
Timeormoney Reader
6/20/10 8:09 p.m.

Wow!

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