CDI+ Ignition

Original 1967 Porsche 911R coupes are few and far between, but that is exactly what Classic Retrofit was asked to look at for its latest ‘special projects’ prototype. Having already been brought in to create a period ignition for the exceptional 911 replica being built at EB Motorsport in the UK, we were well placed to help the owner of a genuine 911R who wanted to remove CDI b ...

Historic Porsche 911 racer Rob down in Sydney, Australia is one of our earliest customers. Rob races a 1969 Porsche 911T with the CDI+ unit on board and has enjoyed a useful run of reliability as a result of switching to our modern ignition unit.  "I've have had the CDI unit in the car for over a year now and it has performed faultlessly," says Rob. "The car fires right up w ...

We've been getting from great feedback from our friend Domingos in Portugal who switched his Porsche 911 SC rally car to Classic Retrofit's CDI+ direct replacement ignition unit for ageing Bosch CDI units as seen on so many classic air-cooled Porsche 911s. "The first event with CDI+ was Rally de Portugal Historic at the end of 2016," says Domingos. "It was a successful outing. ...

Classic Retrofit’s CDI+ ignition upgrade for classic Porsche 911 has just achieved another milestone, clocking up 10,300 reliable miles in 35 days of driving on the Pan-American Friendship Rally. Fitted to Andy Graham’s 1969 911S, the CDI+ unit covered an impressive daily average of 300 miles on its epic adventure. Competitors on the fifty-day rally, which included fifteen non- ...

As we approach the sale of the 100th Classic Retrofit CDI+ ignition unit for air-cooled Porsche 911s, we're marking the occasion by announcing a limited-time package deal on our CDI upgrade ignition box and replacement fuse panels.“We’re delighted with the resounding success of our CDI+ ignition unit, suitable for Porsche 911s from 1969-1989,” says Classic Retrofit's Jonny Hart ...

Classic Retrofit has earned an enviable reputation developing modern ignition systems and replacement fuse panels for vintage Porsche 911s, but the UK-based Bosch CDI upgrade specialist has also used its expertise to improve the performance and reliability of many other classic sports cars.The most recent examples were two classic BMW 3.0 CSLs, racing in the BMW centenary celeb ...