Motorcycle Data Sheet
Model: 1973 BMW R75/5 (SWB)
Engine: 745cc 2-valve boxer twin (tuned and modified for high compression)
Years of Production: 1970-1973
Number Produced: 38,370
Purchase Date: June 2003
Previous Location: Elkhart, IN
Previous Owners: Unknown
Mileage at Purchase: 0 (Rebuilt)
Mileage Since Engine Rebuild: 0
Restoration Projection: A lot...
Restoration Costs to Date: $225
Some day, this bike might be a highly modified, high-horsepower 750cc track bike. Right now, it's a pile of parts in boxes...
I am still exploring my options about what to do with this frameset.
Thanks to the following individuals for assisting in this restoration project: Barbara Bynum, DL Powers, Bucky Sexton, Mick Vallantine, and Richard Zinsmeister.