Does anyone know model of this bike?

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newbie07
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Does anyone know model of this bike?

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Hello, im sorry that i only have one picture of it but i thought bmw specialists like you might know by this;
i would be very grateful if someone can inform me
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thank you
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Welcome to the forum! Another picture or two would help. But given the frame, it's either an R26 or R27. But I'm confused with the largish battery stuffed on the side...maybe that's an owner addition.
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R26
The R27 didnt have a tin generator cover
#15
https://www.bmwclassicmotorcycles.com/p ... ition-r26/
Looks like the engine is bolted to the frame
also looks like it has the tag mounted to the steering head should show model and serial #
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thank you for your answers

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Once you have the serial # you can send that to

info.grouparchiv@bmwgroup.com

They will tell you when it was built and where it was 1st shipped to dealer
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Tommy -

You said that the R27 didn't have a tin generator cover. What did it have and how can one tell the difference, especially in a photo such as what we have?

Thanks...
Kurt in S.A.
'78 R100/7 '69 R69S '52 R25/2

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I look for the engine mounts along with the front cover. The R26 has them on the down tubes and under the engine, the R27's are at the corners of the bottom of the engine with prominent rubber mounts.
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Tommy Byrnes
54 R51/3 55 R50/Velorex 560 sidecar 64 R27 68 R69US
Ashfield, Ma
USA

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Thanks...I didn't know those details!
Kurt in S.A.
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