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Title: BMW /2 Electrics
Published by: Lulu Publising
Release Date: 2002, 2003, 2005
ASIN: B002AD266Q
Pages: 78

Doug Rinckes' book covers the electrical systems of the R25, R26 and R27 singles, as well as the R50-69S twins. It includes a great deal of information and procedures, and is heavily illustrated. Full color wiring diagrams are included, as well as specifications and common modifications. It's available from Bench Mark Works. It's softcover, wire bound, has 78 pages and 49 illustrations. Highly recommended!

Genre: Parts List, Service Manual, Technical, Theory
Title: BMW 500 and 600 Twins, 1955-1969
Published by: Haynes Publications (formerly by Clymer)
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 160
ISBN13: 0892872241 and 978-0892872244

From the Clymer Maintenance Manual Series. A very complete and easy to use manual covering maintenance, troubleshooting, complete disassembly and reassembly. Not as detailed as BMW's official Reparaturanleitung, but working on these old mounts is not exactly rocket science.

Genre: Service Manual
Title: BMW/2 Motorcycle Restoration and Service Manual
Published by: Barrington Motor Works

From Barrington Motor Works, this manual has been in preparation for almost two years and is worth the wait. This is a comprehensive and very detailed how-to manual for the /2 owner/restorer. Step-by-step instructions are provided along with a listing of tools needed for each job. The manual contains 512 pages with more than 450 photographs as well as more than 60 original illustrations. Laminated workshop assembly guides are included with the manual as well.

http://www.barringtonmotorworks.com

Genre: Service Manual
Title: Ersatzteilelliste and Handbuch - Pre War
Genre: German Language, Owners Manual, Parts List, Service Manual
Title: Rebuild Videos: Engines 1955-1969; Transmissions /2, /5, /6 and /7; and Wheels
Published by: Cycle Works

Engines 1955-69 Part 1, 107 minutes

Engines 1955-69 Part 2, 61 minutes

Transmission Rebuild /2, /5, /6, /7, 120 minutes

Wheels, 63 minutes

Engine Video Part 1 covers engine removal and lower end servicing (timing gears, crankshaft slingers, clutch, etc.). Part 2 covers cylinders and cylinder heads (valves, springs, rings, etc.). Disassembly, reassembly and common faults of the 4-speed (/2, /5) and 5-speed (/6, /7) transmissions are covered in the Transmission video. The Wheel video covers mounting/dismounting tires, lacing and truing rims, aligning the rim to the hub, and making special tools. Does not cover wheel bearings. All these video are available from Cycle Works at http://www.cycleworks.net

Genre: Parts List, Service Manual, Technical
Title: Reparaturanleitung 1951-1954 BMW

Workshop Manual (reprint) in French, English, Spanish and German.

Genre: Service Manual, Technical
Title: Reparaturanleitung BMW R26/27

Workshop Manual (reprint) in French, English, Spanish and German.

Genre: Service Manual, Technical
Title: Reparaturanleitung BMW R50/60/69S
Published by: BMW
Pages: 161

Workshop Manual (reprint) in French, English, Spanish and German. Very thorough, but not particularly easy to work with.

Genre: Service Manual, Technical
Title: Reparaturanleitung BMW R51/2

Workshop Manual (reprint) in German only.

Genre: German Language, Service Manual, Technical
Title: Service Bulletins: 1955-1969
Published by: BMW

These reprints cover /2 and R27 technical modifications and recommendations made by the factory as these bikes were improved. Available from ??

Genre: History, Parts List, Service Manual, Technical
Title: Special Tools Catalog

A reproduction, printed in the USA, contains specifications and actual machinist's blueprints for all the factory tools required to service most models from 1950-69. Text in German only.

Genre: German Language, Service Manual
Title: The 10K Maintenance Manual from ChiTech
Published by: Chicago Region BMW Owners Association
Release Date: 1983
Pages: 17

Do it yourself and save money. Covers the 10K maintenance check-up for all R-bikes up to 1983.

http://www.crbmw.org/

Genre: Service Manual