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Bmw R69s 1966 Restored on ns1.2040-motos

US $15,500.00
YearYear:1966 MileageMileage:9999 ColorColor: Black
Location:

Farmington, Minnesota, US

Farmington, Minnesota, US
BMW R69S 1966 Restored, US $15,500.00, image 1

BMW R-Series photos

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BMW R-Series tech info

Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):600 WarrantyWarranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty For Sale ByFor Sale By:Private Seller VINVIN:661164

BMW R-Series description

This is a 1966 BMW R69S sport model.  The engine, frame and ID tag ALL have matching numbers 661164 and comes with a title.  This motorcycle has just had a complete restoration by a certified BMW mechanic who has had many years of experience in restorations.  The engine, transmission and final drive (gear ratio 25/8) were completely rebuilt with ALL new bearings and seals.  The engine had the slingers cleaned.  Anything that needed to be replaced was replaced if not within specs.  The carburetors (matching and correct R69S) were cleaned, blasted and rebuilt.  The frame and frontend was bead blasted and powder coated black.  The frame has the tapered steering head bearings installed.  All of the hardware was cad plated and anything that was chromed was rechromed.  It has a NEW wiring harness.  The sheet metal was in very nice condition and needed very minimal work.  It was bead blasted and painted with a single stage black paint and was hand pinstriped like they were originally.  The fuel tank is the large “sport tank” and the inside is perfect.  The rims are the “Weinmann” aluminum and were laced with Buchannan stainless spokes.  The exhaust is NEW reproduction, but is very nice.  The speedometer is not the original one, as I had the original sent out to get rebuilt but that never happened so I got it back.  I will include the original speedometer which is complete but needs to be rebuilt.  I will also leave the current speedometer in the bucket.  This motorcycle runs great and is very smooth and quiet.  It has less than 50 miles on it since the rebuild and restoration.  I really don’t want to sell this bike, but I live on a gravel road and I refuse to ride this beautiful machine down a gravel road.  This is sold “as is” with no warranty.  A non-refundable deposit of $500.00  is due to my PayPal account within 24 hours of the auction end.  The balance is due by wire transfer or bank check upon picking up the motorcycle.  I can assist with loading the bike or any other way that you may need.  Please ask any and all questions…you may call me direct 952.994.8411…Thank you

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