BMW R 69 US

BMW R 69 US Date 1967 - 1969

Numbers produced contained in figures for R 69 S (11,317)

Price 1.648,- US Dollar

Engine

Internal Designation 268 / 3
Engine type four-stroke two-cylinder flat-twin
Bore/stroke 72 x 73 mm
Cubic capacity 594 cm3
Max power 42 PS at 7000 U /min
Compression ratio 9,5 : 1
Valves per cylinder ohv
Carburation system 2 carburettor Bing 1/26/91 - 1/26/92
Engine lubrication forced-feed lubrication
Oil pump gear pump

Power transmission

Clutch single disc saucer spring, dry
Number of gears 4
Shifting foot Shifting
Gear ratios 4,17 / 2,73 / 1,94 / 1,54
Rear wheel ratio 1 : 3,375
Bevel/crown wheel 8 / 25 teeth

Electrical system

Alternator Bosch LJ/CGE 60/6/1700 R
Ignition magneto ignition
Spark plugs Bosch W 260 T 1

Suspension

Designation 245/3
Type of frame twin-loop steel tubular frame
Front suspension telescopic fork
Rear suspension long swinging arm with strut und oil-pressure shock absorbers
wheel rims deep-bed 2,15B x 18
Tyres front 3,50 x 18 S
Tyres rear 4,00 x 18 S
Brakes front drum brake, Ø 200 mm Duplex full hub
Brakes rear drum brake, Ø 200 mm Simplex full hub

Dimensions and weights

Length x width x height 2137 x 722 x 995 mm
Wheel base 1427 mm
Tank capacity 17 l
Unladen weight, full tank 199 kg
permitted gross vehicle weight 360 kg
Stand-/Fahrgeräusch 78 / 84 dB(A)
Fuel consumption ca. 5,3 l / 100 km
Oil consumption ca. 0,5 - 1 l / 1000 km
Top speed 175 km/h

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