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1972 Bmw R75/5 vintage Airhead

Date Published:
14 Nov 2016
Dandridge, TN 37725, United States

this vintage Airhead is a rock-solid, smooth-running Bavarian gentleman. It starts easily, idles quietly, and sports a variety of original features, including: Bing carburetors 4-speed transmission low Euro bars toaster tank with chrome panels chrome side covers and wheel-hub covers chrome headlight guard aluminum turn signals with reflectors NEW period-correct exhaust pipes bench seat with handrail and badge tool box tire pump Avon Distanzia tires Yuasa batterySome surface oxidation can be found, which simply speaks to its vintage and regular use by devoted riders. Cosmetics aside, the bike is ready for local cruising or long-distance touring. Pushrods have been resealed, valves adjusted, fluids exchanged, and a faulty hi/lo-beam switch replaced. Simple to service and tons of fun, this R75/5 deserves a spot in your garage