1960 BMW R69 No longer available

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Restored - SOLD

This 1960 R69 BMW motorcycle has been completely restored, from the ground up. The frame and swing arms were stripped, zinc primed and powder coated. The fenders and remaining sheet metal were media blasted, repaired, welded where needed, and BSAF painted by David Sterns of Autopia, Buffalo, New York. David has been restoring antique and classic automobiles for 30 years and his work is always stunning. Hand pinstriping was done by Mark Weld; chroming and cad plating completed by Niagara Plating; and the aluminum was professionally polished by Barnes Polishing and Plating.

For more information on this bike, contact Jim using the form below:

Modifications and/or Repairs:
  • The engine, transmission, and final drive were totally dismantled and evaluated
  • New pistons, valves, guides, bearings, and seals were installed
  • The cases were media blasted and clear coated with Eastwood Clear Coat Satin Hi Temp Sealer to prevent oxidation
  • The correct rear spherical bearing was installed
  • Carburetors were dismantled and soda blasted
  • All jets were inspected, cleaned, and made correct for the bike and reassembled with new Bing gaskets
  • Shocks were dismantled and rebuilt with new cartridges and rubbers where needed
  • Swing arms received properly packed and lubed new bearings and seals
  • The wheel hubs were media blasted and coated with clear satin to prevent oxidation
  • New wheel bearings were properly shimmed and new seals installed
  • The wheels were laced with new stainless spokes and placed onto newly polished Weinmann Hi lip rims and trued with the proper offset
  • New Heidenau tires and tubes, 350-18, were mounted and balanced
  • The bike received a new custom built wiring harness, seals, grommets, gaskets, switches and bulbs, bar end Hella signals, Albert headlight mirrors and a chrome head light guard
  • The speedometer was totally rebuilt by Foreign Speedometer with new bezel and set to 00000
  • All new cables and battery were installed
  • A Denfeld Solo seat, tank rosettes, and new emblems were added
  • The bike received fresh lubricants with 30 weight non-detergent break-in oil in the crank case
  • Original and new-old-stock parts were used where possible

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