BMW R80/5 – 1971
Engine Size: 800
Drive Type: Shaft
Start Type: Kick Start
Restored 1971 BMW R80/5 Motorcycle.
This bike was entirely rebuilt.
The engine was entirely rebuilt from the bottom end (new bearings and seals) to the top end.
The motor was upgraded to 800cc with a R75/6 top end bored out to accommodate new R80/7 pistons.
A valve job was also performed.
A 1976 R75/6 5-speed transmission was rebuilt and installed.
The rear main seal was replaced as were the pushrod tube seals.
The carburettors were replaced with the correct rebuilt Bings and correctly re-jetted for a R80/7.
The headset, swing arm and wheel bearings were replaced with new ones.
The forks were rebuilt with new seals and progressive fork springs.
The wheels were rebuilt with Buchanan stainless steel spokes.
All of the alloy cast parts were bead blasted.
The speedo and tacho unit was rebuilt and reset to zero miles.
The handlebars were replaced with new euro bars and new stock mirrors.
All of the cables were replaced with new ones.
All of the frame parts were powder coated gloss black.
The headlight bucket and ears were repainted gloss black.
The handlebar controls were repainted satin black.
The tank and fenders were repainted Grenada Red with the correct Glazurit paint from Holt BMW.
The fenders were correctly pinstriped.
The saddle was replaced with a new correct /5 saddle for the long wheel base conversion.
The entire exhaust system was replaced with new stock BMW /5 parts.
The alloy parts were polished and the cadmium plated parts were re-plated.
All of the fasteners were replaced with stainless steel fasteners as were the axles.
A great modified and restored BMW R80/5 Motorcycle.