This is not hearsay, Tadge says the products went, and Katech confirms. Here is what Katech says: "It is equipped by valve seats not machined concentric to the responsibility guide and combined with loose stem-to-guide tolerance and roughly-finished chrome nitrided paradise valves. Putting in a bronze guide, doing a valve job so it's dependable, and a molybdenum-coated valve stem fixes the problem and makes it like the C5-R race super.
To remain in business, the company began producing small industrial engines along with farm equipment, household items and railway brakes. Despite being designed as a portable industrial engine, the M2B15 was also used by several motorcycle manufacturers, including for the — Victoria KR1 and the — Bayerische Flugzeugwerke BFw Helios motorcycles.
The R 32 also started the tradition of shaft drivewhich was used on all BMW motorcycles until It was not successful and was discontinued in BMW R 39 — —[ edit ] During World War II, the German military needed as many vehicles as it could get of all types and many other German companies were asked to build motorcycles. The BMW R 75 performed particularly well in the harsh operating environment of North Africa, partly due to the protruding cylinders of the flat-twin engine providing more effective cooling than other configurations which overheated in the sun.
Shaft drives also performed better than chain-drives which were damaged by desert grit.
The R 75 inspired similar models from U. Initially, the terms of Germany's surrender forbade BMW from manufacturing motorcycles.
There were no plans, blueprints, or schematic drawings because they were all in Eisenach. It was the only postwar West German model without rear suspension. InBMW produced 9, units and by production surpassed 17, units.
Except for the R 68, all flat-twin models came with "bell-bottom" front fenders and front stands.
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