BMW R51/3 – 1951 Restored Motorcycle

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BMW R51/3 – 1951

Year: 1951
Manufacturer: BMW
Model: R51/3
Colour: Black
Engine Size (cc): 494
Drive Type: Shaft
Start Type: Kick Start

Restored 1951 BMW R51/3 Motorcycle.

This historically correct restoration was started in 2002 and completed in 2006

The owner travelled to Germany to document other bikes and ask questions from BMW officials and collectors.

All of the body parts and the frame were bead blasted and professionally painted.

The engine and transmission were sent off to a BMW specialist for a full rebuild and restoration.

A few of the many accurate restoration details are listed below:

The metal fork tubes,
Half hub brakes,
Properly painted two-tone steel rims,
Painted small air cleaner,
Removable pinion saddle,
New steel fenders,
Hand-painted pinstripes,
Complete tool kit,
Swallowtail exhaust,
New correct wiring harness,
Headlight assembly,
Veigel speedo and tail-light.

Even the screws, washers and bolts were replaced with the correct BMW items.

A lovely restored BMW R51/3 Motorcycle.

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