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1935 BMW R 17 technical specifications

BMW R 17 technical specifications

Technical specifications

Model: R 17
Years: 1935 - 37
Engine: Four stroke, two cylinder flat twin, OHV, 2 valves per cylinder.
Capacity: 735 cc / 44.9 cu in.
Bore x Stroke: 63 x 68 mm
Compression Ratio: 6.5:1
Cooling System: Air cooled
Induction: 2 x Carburetor Amal 76/424
Ignition: Battery
Starting: Kick
Generator: Bosch B 242 RS 108
Clutch: Double plates, dry
Max Power: 24.6 kW / 33 hp @ 5000 rpm
Transmission: 4 Speed
Final Drive: Shaft
Gear Ratio: 1st 3.18 / 2nd 2.06 / 3rd 1.42 / 4th 1.09:1
Frame: Twin loop pressed steel frame
Front Suspension: Telescopic fork
Rear Suspension: Rigid, spring loaded saddle
Front Brake: ∅200mm Drum
Rear Brakes: ∅200mm Drum
Front Tyre: 3.50 x 19"
Rear Tyre: 3.50 x 19"
Wet-Weight: 165 kg / 364 lbs
Fuel Capacity : 14 L / 3.7 US gal

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