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ysilvercs
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Hi guys,

I am new here. Just bought the remains of a 1937 R5 bike (frame and fuel tank only).

I will be happy to purchase every part of R5 bike you are willing to sell. Especially looking for hubs, front forks and complete rear drive.

I know very well that the parts are very rare and hard to get so spare me the lecture... (:

To the best of your knowledge, will a lower fork yoke from a 1938 R51 fit an R5? Are the front forks the same?

Thanks,

Yaron

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Hi, its hard to get anything

Hi, its hard to get anything from r5 bmw in fair price. I am looking for the frame and rear drive (bevel) for a long time.
Got r51 and i dont think so the lower yoke is the same in late r5 and early r51, will ask my friend who got R5 forks to take a picture.
Here you got early r51 on picture.
If you want to sell your r5 frme one day let me know.

Regards.
Jack

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Hi Jack, Thank you for your

Hi Jack,

Thank you for your reply.
The R51 lower yoke does not look the same as R5.

Any parts you can offer for my R5? You know someone who can?

Thanks,

Yaron

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You can install a fork from

You can install a fork from an R51-71 onto an R5-6. The forks themselves are very different, however, and there are no common parts.

Bruce

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I think that almost very part

I think that almost very part you would want for a R5 is now available. The front end used to be very difficult to find, but they now reproduce that too. Of cours, you need to deal with the various suppliers in Germany, CZ, or Poland. I thin parts for this model is very hard to find in USA?

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R5 Parts

R68 wrote:

I think that almost very part you would want for a R5 is now available. The front end used to be very difficult to find, but they now reproduce that too. Of cours, you need to deal with the various suppliers in Germany, CZ, or Poland. I thin parts for this model is very hard to find in USA?

Can you provide a supplier for the front forks? To the best of my knowledge this is the only part that is not reproduced.

Thanks.

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Try german ebay seller

Try german ebay seller "5681jiri" in Plzen/Pilsen, CZ...looks pretty good on the pics, but will need some work...Heft sells fork tubes for R5-R6 is jiri's are found to be bent...also, he's selling '36 type headlamp mounts, and AFAIK, the '37 version is NLA...much good luck with your project!...

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bmw R5

Hi Yaron,

We have seen these forks in Veterama. If you are interested in they belongs to the friend of my friend and they are for sale.
I can only say not cheap but for last 3 years while we are going there the prices of prewar staff going up and up.
Price 3k euro.

Regards.
Jack

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R5 FORKS

Hi Jack,

Thank you for the information.
Just bought last night most of the parts for the front forks.

I do need the lower yoke. Can you ask the friend of your friend if he can offer one?

Thanks.

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Fork and rear drive

Hi to all
the R5 front fork is different from R51 in all the parts.
Hubs and rear drive is possible that I have, next week I can see on the garage..

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Bmw r5 parts

Hello

I'am new here iff you are looking for bmw r5 parts you must contact Josef Heft, he has almost al parts for bmw r51 r51rs r5 r5ss in reproduction, iff you send me you email i can send you a partslist from him.

Greetings Frank

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R5 fork

Here is my fork

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Bmw r5 fork from manual

Bmw r5 fork from manual

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Hi,everybody. I am restoring

Hi,everybody.
I am restoring R5 in all originals parts at the moment and if you want I can send some photos my work Smile

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Hello Vlad allways nice to

Hello Vlad

allways nice to see pictures off a restoration, i'am also working on a R5 from 1936. Still looking for a cover for my gearbox, i have one but need one whit 4 mm pins.

Greetings Frank

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Here is a picture off my bike

Here is a picture off my bike

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bmw r5

frankie1812 where to buy these air filters for r5?

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Hi there are some for sale at

Hi there are some for sale at ebay.de and Heft in Germany sales them also.

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