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1950. BMW R51/2--One of the Finest .Anywhere, Rare and Beautiful

1950. BMW R51/2--One of the Finest .Anywhere, Rare and Beautiful is a BMW Motorcycle in Jackson MS
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Used BMW
Location:
Jackson, MS
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does, and ride it anywhere. I have owned it for about 13 years, and a full mechanical and partial cosmetic restoration was completed 8 years ago. I have put 1900 trouble free miles on since then, and it is ready for many more. The engine, geabox, and rear end were completely refurbished; the bike was still on the stock bore after over 50 years (!) and still within tolerance, but I chose to bore it to first over and install new pistons. The frame and sheet metal had the very nice finish which is still on it and were just buffed and polished. Some smaller items were refinished, all hardware plated, and every bearing and seal replaced. Exhaust system, correct 3.5mm spokes (now impossible to find), and all rubber was replaced with new. The battery is a dry cell housed in a custom made shell with the original top cover to look correct, but without the risk of any acid spillage. A rear brake light switch was added to look like a factory item, and not like an add-on as many do. Mileage on speedo is not original.For the BMW afficianados out there, yes it is matching numbers on the frame, engine, and ID tag. All the original controls are in place, right down to the cable operated high/low beam switch, which functions as it should. I have never seen another one of these bikes with this switch present and operable. The only change from the stock is the period correct Borranni alloy rims. Excellent reproductions of the original black rims are now available from Benchmarkworks should you wish to change back to them. The front fender is
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  1. Paris M. Let me know if you have any questions. – Paris M.
  2. Willibald H. please still photos and vinnr on mine e mail send: [email protected] de
    thanks

    November 26 at 7:34 am

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