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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:52 pm    Post subject: Trabant RHD Reply with quote

What do you think?











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Rick
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fantastic Smile

Welcome to the forum, did you restore it?

RJ
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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes. Thank you
I'm glad you like it.
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colwyn500



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's excellent.
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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks
Everyone said it was impossible
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where are you based?

Do you have photos of the work done to the Trabant?

RJ
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Penman



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi
I notice in the underbonnet shot, what appears to be the steering column still on the left, so have you used something like a chain or belt drive across the car and under the dash?
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D4B



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Love those Trabants (being a U2 fan helps)

Fantastic Cool
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PAUL BEAUMONT



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Missed this!! I reckon, Penman, that the shaft on the left is part of the gear selector mechanism. I think the steering column is beneathe the fuel? tank

Paul
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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:35 pm    Post subject: Rick Reply with quote

Hi Rick,
We are a specialized garage from Bulgaria . Our main activity is reversing the direction of drive of all type of cars, including such which are by default left-hand or right-hand only. We have recently reversed this left-hand drive Trabant 601 from left to right for an English customer of ours who is a car collector.
Unfortunately we've lost most of the early pictures. These are in almost finished condition:










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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:44 pm    Post subject: Penman Reply with quote

Hi

We have not used neither a belt or a chain. We design and engineer the necessary parts to match the exact factory specifications. Here is the part that you asked for:




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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:48 pm    Post subject: D4B Reply with quote

U2 are great!
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Ugarage



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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi guys
We are discussing our next project. We have dilemma between:
Gaz21 and Gaz69. What do you think?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ugarage wrote:
Hi guys
We are discussing our next project. We have dilemma between:
Gaz21 and Gaz69. What do you think?


Do you have pictures of both cars?

RJ
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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