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Hans
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I have recently got a bmw r5 parts box with serveral hairneedle springs, rockerarms, pushrods, distributionchainwheels and serveral other engine parts. Are theses parts interchangeable with R51 and R66? Hans.

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AFAIK R5 and R51 are same

AFAIK R5 and R51 are same bikes engine wise.
R66 is another matter... I'm not sure!

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I am told that some parts of

I am told that some parts of R5, R51 and R66 are interchangeable. Sould there be some needs.. I have parts to exchange. Hans Radstaak

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Hi Hans, I will rebuild a R51

Hi Hans, I will rebuild a R51 next year (engine # 505 004). Do you have some parts to exchange yet ?
If yes please let me know what you are looking for.
Thank you

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Hans is a great resource for

Hans is a great resource for hard-to-find parts, he came up with several parts for the R2 that were unavailable anywhere else.
You can deal with him without worries!

Vince

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