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BMW R69US Specifications

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Start of Production

1967

BMW R69US

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End of Production

1969

Numbers Produced

11,317 (contained in figures for R69S)

Numbers Produced

1,003?

Price

US $ 1,648

Engine

 

Internal Designation

268/3

Motor Type

Four-stroke two cylinder flat twin

Bore x Stroke

72 x 73 mm (2.83 x 2.87 in)

Displacement

594 cc

Max Power

42 hp at 7,000 rpm

Compression Ratio

9.5 : 1

Valves

OHV

Carburation System

2 x carburettor, Type Bing 1/26/91 - 1/26/92

Engine Lubricating System

Forced feed lubrication

Oil Pump

Gear pump

Power Transmission

 

Clutch

Single plate, saucer spring, dry

Number of Gears

4

Shifting

Foot shifting

Gearbox Ratios

4.17 / 2.73 / 1.94 / 1.54

Rear Wheel Ratio

1: 3.375

Bevel/Crownwheel

8 / 25 teeth

Electrical System

 

Ignition System

Magneto ignition

Generator

Bosch LJ/CGE 60/6/1700 R

Spark Plugs

Bosch W 260 T1

Chassis

 

Designation

245/3

Frame

Double loop steel tubular frame

Front wheel suspension

Telescopic fork

Rear wheel suspension

Long swing arm with suspension units and oil pressure shock absorbers

Wheel rims

Deep bed 2.15B x 18

Tyres, Front

3.5 x 18 S

Tyres, Rear

4 x 18 S

Brakes, Front

Drum brake 200 mm / 7.87 in diameter duplex full hub

Brakes, Rear

Drum brake 200 mm / 7.87 in diameter simplex full hub

Dimensions/Weights

 

Length x Width x Height

2137 x 722 x 995 mm (84.13 x 28.42 x 39.17 in)

Wheel Base

1427 mm / 56.18 in

Fuel Tank Capacity

17 litres / 3.73 gal / 4.49 gal US

Unladen Weight with Full Tank

199 Kg / 438 lb

Idle/Riding Noise

78/84 dB(A)

Load Rating

360 Kg / 792 lb

Fuel Consumption

5.3 litres 100 Km approx / 53 mpg / 44 mpg US

Oil Consumption

0.5 - 1 litres per 1,000 Km approx.

Top Speed

175 Kph / 108 mph

 

 

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