The frame and engine numbers matching but I suspect the engine may have been factory re-stamp. All parts were evaluated and solvent cleaned. I replace a front fender and gas tank right away. Some frame welding and restoration were needed and then went off to powder coat. Some chrome parts had to be replaced with original used parts and then went off to chrome and polish.
We tore down the engine and transmission and the cases were media blasted and began the process of totally rebuilding engine, transmission and final drive back to factory spec. The wheels were completed with new stainless steel spokes and chrome/steel rims, new wheel bearings, seals, brake shoes and finished with a pair of Metzler 350×18 tires, tubes and chrome hub caps.
The correct carburetors were located, 1/24/45-46 and totally rebuilt. Bodies were cleaned and media blasted with 9 mil bead and completed with new jets, needles, floats and gaskets, they look brand new.
On April 1, April fools day, the totally rebuilt motor, transmission and final drive were installed in the frame and a rolling chassis was made.
New switches for the Hella bar end signals and Hi/Lo beams were installed along with a new wiring harness. A 12 volt charging system from Benchmarkworks to enhance the lighting and stability. The magneto system has been totally rebuilt with new points, condenser and coil.
• Frame and swing arms were stripped to bare metal and zinc primed before being powder coated
• Engine, transmission, and final drive were totally disassembled and evaluated
• New Kolben Schmidt pistons second over, Black Diamond valves, guides and all new bearings and seals were installed.
• Crankshaft was evaluated and within factory spec.
• Engine, transmission and final drive cases were media blasted and clear coated with Eastwood Clear Satin Hi Temp Sealer to prevent oxidation
• Shocks were dismantled and rebuilt with new cartridges where needed and new rubber bushings installed.
• Tapered roller steering head bearings.
• Swing arms received new bearings and seals properly packed and lubricated.
• Wheel hubs were media blasted and coated with clear satin to prevent oxidation
• New wheel bearings were properly shimmed and seals replaced.
• Wheels were laced with new stainless spokes to new German chrome steel rims, trued with the proper offset
• New Metzler tires and tubes, 350 x 18, were mounted and balanced
• Carburetors were dismantled, bodies media blasted with 9 mil glass bead and rebuilt with new jets and floats
• New 12 volt charging system from Benchmarkworks was installed
• A new wiring harness, seals, grommets, gaskets, switches, 12 volt bulbs were added
• Bar end Hella signals and Albert headlight mirrors were added
• Speedometer was totally rebuilt with a new bezel and set to 00000
• New cables and 12-volt sealed Motobat battery were installed with a charging pigtail
• Pagusa solo seat, and new emblems were added
• The bike received fresh lubricants with high zinc content throughout
• New header pipes, hangers and stock BMW mufflers have been installed.
• Paint was done in Avus black using base/clear process, a bit of satin clear was used in the clear to mimic traditional single stage paint
• Fenders and tanks were hand pinstriped by Mark Weld
• Fork and tank side case keyed alike
• Original and new-old-stock parts were used where possible