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what is in this picture?

Post by dirtsurfer » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:23 am

Its for sale up my way

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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by Rob » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:44 am

Pre Seventies gearbox on a post '78 engine.
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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by SteveD » Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:06 am

Is the number at the dipstick available to look it up @ www.realoem.com?
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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by ME 109 » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:05 pm

From a conversion?
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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by Kurt in S.A. » Mon Dec 11, 2017 2:19 pm

The transmission seems to be from something prior to say 1955. I think I can see the prongs that are on the output shaft which mate with what is called a Hardy disk...it softens the transfer of motion from the transmission to the drive shaft. Plus I don't recall seeing the clutch actuation arm sticking up high like that...normally it goes down low. It could even be a non-BMW transmission from that era.

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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by dirtsurfer » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:36 pm

The description in the ad says : "Built 1981 in the 35th week engine production line number is 5496 not sure on cc if its 5 or 600ish make me an offer need it gone"

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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by Rob » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:57 pm

Well, the serial number would tell you what the original displacement was.
Who knows what the internals look like.

$25? $50?

What is it worth, to you? Do you need an engine?

And unless it is an R45 that found it's way over from Germany/UK, the smallest it could be is 650cc.
Who is this seller that doesn't know his airhead parts?
Must be cleaning out a deceased relative's shed.
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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by Wobbly » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:55 pm

To me about the only parts on there you'd ever be able to sell or use would be the valve covers, starter, alternator and diode board. Not knowing the displacement rules out reaping any gain from the cylinders and heads. They might be icing on the cake, but you can't count on that.

Also, working on your own vehicle is almost a lost art. The number of people seeing that ad who own their own wrenches can probably be counted on 5 fingers. Offer him $80 cash in person.
After 20 years as a professional bike mechanic and 30 years as an engineer I know just enough to be dangerous !

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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by Rob » Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:59 am

So, dirtsurfer, not going to bite?
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Re: what is in this picture?

Post by spo123 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:53 pm

I think that transmission MIGHT be either Chinese or Russian...

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