1971 BMW R50/5. Bike was non running barn find. The bike was completely stripped down and sand blasted. Rear subframe was modified and shortened, rear shock mounts where re positioned to lower the rear section. Front shocks had the springs cut down and new seals and boots. Bike was primed and painted white professional automotive paint with satin clear coat. Pinstripes were hand painted. Leather work was also done by local leatherworker.
Mechanically the bike needed the speed transmission rebuilt, new clutch, motor was taken apart and bored to 600cc new pistons and rings, seals and gaskets. Carbs were completely rebuilt. Bike was completely rewired, bike now has push bottom starter, also has kickstarter. Air box was removed for the anti-gravity battery . New muffler, new cables, new Dunlop Gold Seal K70 tires, Tommaselli adjustable clubman bars, new grips.
Bike starts very easily with kickstarter or push button ignition. Sounds and runs great, very nimble and lightweight. have lot of the repair receipts for all of the mechanic repairs, All repairs where done by Engle BMW/ Triumph dealership here in Kansas City. On Aug-01-17 at 18:06:33 PDT, seller added the following information:I just rode this bike tonight and forget how fun it is to rip around on, just fast enough to cause real harm. THE TITLE IS OPEN TITLE, WHICH MEANS ITS SIGNED BY THE PREVIOUS OWNER. NOT DATED OR AMOUNT.
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