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Buchanans in Los Angeles

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:27 am
by brown3459
Buchanans in Los Angeles

R12 Crankshaft overhaul in UK

Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:03 am
by speight1823
Can anyone recommend a company in the UK for repair of an R12 crankshaft ?

Old bmw wheels are perfect

Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:44 pm
by Jussns
Old bmw wheels are perfect again,after 80 years.
A lot of spoke holes was stretched over 7mm even 8mm or more.Now it’s all 7mm, as it must!
Old doppel dickend spokes and spoke nuts also fresh again.


Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:53 am
by Bigsieuk

Where did you but your spokes from?



Hi John! Firstly i used my

Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:03 am
by Jussns
Hi John!

Firstly i used my old spokes,so much as possible and others i get here and there Europe.
Then i processed them sandpaper and finally polished before re chrome and same i make spoke nuts.


Wow! Beautiful work.

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:37 pm
by Slash2
Wow! Beautiful work.

I agree. Well done .

Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:03 am
by brown3459
I agree. Well done .

Does anyone know is these

Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 3:43 pm
by Jussns
Does anyone know is these bearing
lock nuts and filz cover are painted black or coated somehow?

1938 r51

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:49 am
by Jussns
Hello eweryone!

I’m restoring 1938 r51 and I looking pre war r51 rear plunger,left side.
I have one but this is post war R 51/2,3.Maybe someone want to exchange it ?.
Allsou I dont have amal fischer 5/423 carbs,gearbox housing and more some important parts,but I have few R5 parts what I would to change pre war r51

Kind regards


Hello!I have a lot of

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:54 am
by Jussns

I have a lot of questions about pre war r51

Question about headlight and main beam switch: I have seen two different type,one switch is left side and another is right side on the gasroll and cable hole is same side on the headlight. My engine nr is 504890 without OZ 80. Which is the correct combination ?

Ogre,do you can send my the pictures of this gearbox housing?

Kind regards