BMW R51/3 – 1953
Engine Size: 500
Drive Type: Shaft
Start Type: Kick Start
Restored 1951 BMW R51/3 Motorcycle.
What started as a quick repaint of this BMW became a full restoration.
The owner sourced the correct mudguards, seat, fork shrouds, wheels and drums.
All of the tin work was re-painted and re-lined
The wheels were repainted and re-lined.
The engine was sent to a BMW specialist who overhauled it and fitted a new clutch assembly.
Anything that was originally chrome was re-chromed.
The bike was re-wired in its entirety.
The rear drive was refurbished.
The drive shaft was re-engineered.
New Metzler C block tires were fitted.
New swallow fish tail silencers were added.
A very rare early tin can air filter was found and fitted.
Many of the fixings were replaced with stainless items.
A great restored BMW R51/3 Motorcycle.