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Old 6th July 2013, 23:56   #61
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Does anyone know where the chassis number is stamped on the chassis of the R25/26/27 (BMW singles)
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Hi Rex , Check out this link http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/VIN/

To check the engine number.... Look below the barrel stamped into the crankcase. On the front of the engine stamped either side of the crankcase joint or below the clutch / transmission area, if not found here check the rear of cases below carburettor area.

Frame number- as far as I know it's is on the steering head. It may also be found on one of the rear downtubes or on the front downtubes.

To answer your previous question yes, I got my bike from Bangalore

Hi Rex, check this out http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/iipcache/148575.jpg

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Where did this pic of the R60 VIN plate come from? Is it in some thread? Can you post the link
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Hi deutscheafrikar

The VIN plate pic is on the page of the link that I sent Rex in the previous post. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page.The site is an old one but very informative if you're into beemers.

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The VIN plate pic is on the page of the link that I sent Rex in the previous post. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page.The site is an old one but very informative if you're into beemers.

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Hi Ole Thumper,
I thought it was a photo from team bhp itself. So was wondering where this R 60 might be. yep I know Duane he's an oldtimer with a wealth of knowledge . Had a BMW dealership in Cal years ago, and now as a 250 in his living room. He still has some parts. Thanks though
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The pleasure's all mine. I've been lusting after your R12 for quite awhile now. Awesome machine . I've just started scratching my itch for beemer with the R25 but a twin is what going to really make my day-hopefully there's one out there with my name on the steering head
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Here's the link to the R25/3 in Duane's living room, http://w6rec.com/duane/bmw/livingroom.htm she sure is a pretty lil bike- with a big heart too I have to say just like mine, except mine is a '56er. Duanes' still pretty active on the Yahoogroups slash2 site.

Here is an interesting excerpt from an write up published by Bmw Motorard in may this year-

While the R 25/2 of 1953 differed more or less in appearance only, the R 25/3 was a completely reworked motorcycle. The most obvious alterations were the new tank, full-hub drum brakes and light-alloy wheel rims.

The engine also came in for improvements: a larger Bing carburettor and an increased compression ratio helped enable the R 25/3 to increase its power to 13 hp this was the official figure named by BMW, but many felt that it was too low as the motorcycle could reach a top speed of 75 mph (120 km/h). The welded tubular frame, rear-wheel telescopic fork suspension and four-gear transmission were retained.

With a sales figure in the region of 47,700, the R 25/3 was the best selling motorcycle in BMWs history until the 1990s when the F 650 and R 1100 RT models sold more. It was the right motorcycle at the right time. The most successful year was 1954, when over 30,000 R 25/3s were sold.


This is the link to article http://www.bmw-motorrad.com/com/en/i...2259&notrack=1
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Here are some bikes that frequent the rally scene

Spotted in a Pune rally

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Hey !! Thats my 1948 Cz 125 Next to the BMW .

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Hey !! Thats my 1948 Cz 125 Next to the BMW
Is that BMW twin a 500?
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Lol.... That reminds me of the old ad from Onida about their TV's way back in the 80's, it went something like..... 'Neighbour's Envy, Owner's Pride'.
Anyhow envy is a luxury that I don't permit myself...now 'lust' is something that makes me go out and get something done about it and that is exactly what I did- I got myself a good ol' R90/6 and that my man, like Harry Calahan said-has really 'made my day'! You have yourself a good day as well :-)
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BMW ! but the price seems steep for the condition !

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During my recent trip to Kerala, found this daily runner, it is being maintained by the same owner for the past 40 years. I saw the owner riding this, and it was very smooth, except for the poor headlight.
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This is R25, isn't it? On a closer look into the pictures, now I understand that the carburetor has been changed to a later Mikuni/Micarb.
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This is R25, isn't it? On a closer look into the pictures, now I understand that the carburetor has been changed to a later Mikuni/Micarb.
Nope, it isnt. 'tis a R26. But the tank has a strange shape...

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Here's a R 50 I saw last month BMW Classic Motorcycles-img_4354-new.jpg
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