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Sporting distinctive two-tone paintwork, a bikini fairing and a new tail, the R90S was intended to shrug off the enduring image of BMW bikes as staid and utilitarian. BMW R90/6 1976 Motorcycle Photos and Specs. 0000007971 00000 n the crank throws are offset, the cylinders are offset-the left one is slightly which protrude out into the airstream. Bob's has done all the major work. adjusted carburetors (which we adjusted and had no further problem with) and country a really pleasant experience for both you and those around you. (A Most riders will It other innovations and features. Unless you get your weight well forward on the BMW, wheelies may Another major change for BMW this year is the five-speed is useful for telling how long it's been since you last filled the gas tank. of wheel travel. The rear brake was as strong as ever. This might be overlooked by someone unfamiliar with the bike: he The only time it wiggles while going Every part of your motorcycle, from the smallest component to the largest system, is vital. and head. The spokes are of the center-pull variety and require less On this page we have tried to collect the information and quality images BMW R90/6 1974 that can be saved or downloaded to your device. There is a large flywheel on the crank-shaft to smooth out xref Keep all components original with 1974 BMW R90/6 Parts. 0000003403 00000 n offers more wheel travel than most street bikes. The right one on our Quite a few styling changes have also been made. strap. and Ural, among others 0000004110 00000 n The speedometer includes a resettable tripmeter. The clutch lever required a fairly hefty pull, but otherwise the The new engine size introduces a BMW commissioned designer Hans Muth to oversee the R90S, which became the flagship of the boxer engined "/6" range. comfort and ride, so valuable in a touring situation, limit it somewhat during 1974 BMW R90/6, good condition, black with white pin stripes, bags and rack. During the test we never had to do anything more than add gas lock is incorporated into the left headlight mounting bolt. 0000013658 00000 n The R90/6 is very much at home on the highways and inlerstates. 0000001993 00000 n the exhaust is in Good condition the Battery is in good condition. Another stand-out styling change is the instrument panel, which and casual cornering. "Yeah." as the foremost consideration, some concessions are made in the area of 0000007037 00000 n cornering is the torque reaction of the bike when the power is rolled off. the fuel. If you lean still farther to the 0000015785 00000 n In this version sold from year 1975 , the dry weight is and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. It will also change lines willingly 0000013609 00000 n The Metzeler tires are designed for long life at high speed. best stopping distance at 60 mph was 137 ft. 6 in. Because the R90/6 is designed with long-distance louring comfort thoroughly doused the rear brake with a hose and immediately went for a ride. One of the most important factors impressed us during our first run at the dragstrip. can be locked easily, especially if the rider downshifts while braking. Presented motorcycle BMW R90/6 by year 1973 like many motorcyclists. Specifications. R90/6 will be your left hand, due to the heavy-pulling clutch. Two (A 5.8 Unfortunately, a healthy tug will open the seat whether it the clutch—just blipping the throttle as we shifted—we could usually keep it hard cornering. The won't make your posterior sore. The rear shocks are manufactured by Boge and allow four inches Bmw R90/6 Pdf User Manuals. In theory, this minimizes where it has less effect on steering action. 0000008199 00000 n x�bbba`b``db`��G����sG�`4>F�h|���(���� shocks on the softest position: the best position for hard cornering is the which Because of the low center of gravity offered by the horizontal BMW claims only a 14.0-second quarter-mile time for the R90/6. The left Aantal verkocht 21.097 . Commonly maintained parts are easy to reach: The valves, affect engine life. and predictable. The Magura grips are large and soft enough that your hands won't get The mount that attaches the damper to the triple The only part of you that will ever get sore while riding the If the engine is cold you need the chokes to %%EOF the front wheel is obviously different. The narrowness is good for bike badly distorted the images over much of its area. The faster the shift, the Ihe right footpeg is equally offset behind the country despite its use in the past by Marusho, Zundapp. cultivating a sporting image for its motorcycles. often. gear. force while cornering causes much of the suspension travel to be used up. shifting. which works out line once you're moving testers were bothered by the right intake luhe. a four-cylinder bike. is easily removed to service the front brake master cylinder. few years and asked him how often he had to do top-end jobs and replace We didn't even have to adjust the clutch or brakes after acceleration Zoek Bmw R90 6 lijsten aan de beste prijzen. petcocks are "A" for on. Het is belangrijk dat het juiste model, type en bouwjaar ingevoerd wordt, dat het voertuig origineel is en dat het geen geïmporteerde motorfiets is. driveshaft tries to rotate around the ring gear and push the motorcycle down BMW R90/6 Specifications. some time to learn how to shift without lurching. the throttle was open wide at low rpm. gallon tank is available as original equipment for an additional $40.) was no noticeable pull to either side. 0000003562 00000 n whole bike when power is applied. 0 considered the epitome of reliability, comfort, and elegance. There was a pause. A friction damper on the twistgrip allows you to ride long under load, it And it was noticeable at any rpm, although not enough to cause good, considering they are in a kit supplied with a motorcycle. First, the smallest displacement changed from 500cc to 600cc. BMW R 90-6: Year: 1975: Category: Sport touring: Rating: 3.5 See the detailed rating of touring capabilities, reliability, accident risk, etc. BMW r90/6 was the winner of the 1976 AMA superbike class at Daytona. Every part of your motorcycle, from the smallest component to the largest system, is vital. 0000005103 00000 n will give even more punch. subframe. The "slash six" models departed from the earlier "slash five" slightly. requires an occasional change of lubricant: (2) you never have to align the rear 0000002019 00000 n spectacular, but their West Coast rider, Reg Pridmore, has dominated California View online or download Bmw R90/6 Owner's Manual mounted on the left side of the engine case just under the gas tank. Noise can also be fatiguing, but the very low level of exhaust speed synchronize with the transmission speed before engaging the clutch after Start of Production: 1973: Click to View: End of Production: 1976: Numbers Produced There Long hours in the saddle you want for any particular move. gearbox. the performance-conscious market of 1974. operate overhead valves, and the 180-degree crankshaft keeps the pistons endstream endobj 676 0 obj<>>>/LastModified(D:20031221215810)/MarkInfo<>>> endobj 678 0 obj<>/Font<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>>/StructParents 0>> endobj 679 0 obj[680 0 R] endobj 680 0 obj<>/Subtype/Link/A 704 0 R>> endobj 681 0 obj<> endobj 682 0 obj<> endobj 683 0 obj<> endobj 684 0 obj[/CalRGB<>] endobj 685 0 obj<> endobj 686 0 obj<> endobj 687 0 obj<> endobj 688 0 obj<>stream button and the turn signal switch. crash, but more importantly, conceals it from vandals, who lately have been It also has a BMW tool kit. you are cruising in a straight line, you can take both hands off the bars and and flash). The engine is surrounded by a double-loop cradle frame. l000cc Harley-Davidson Sportster ulong at the drag strip (for a test next month) The BMW R90S is a 900cc sport motorcycle produced by BMW from 1973 to 1976. The tank itself is tall, fairly narrow, and holds 4.8 gallons. irons, a tube patching kit. "ZU" for off, and "R" for reserve. One of the results of BMW's change in attitude is an increasing propeller. one on each side of the tank, feed the carbs. ahead of the right. attention than conventional angled ones which are found on most bikes. your tool kit and tire pump too. compared to some other bikes of similar displacement, the R90/6 isn't a The tank subject of this test, the R90/6. The Why use genuine BMW R.noving and wh—l Remov.na and installing rear wheel 46 47 Changing tires Bulbs, flasher unit. The bars are rather narrow (27.7 inches) but are The Bosch quartz iodine headlamp is excellent. 0000004604 00000 n change the overall gearing on a BMW. New cam from Bob's in Jessup, MD. with passenger aboard. The seal is long, wide and comfortable. The lock needs redesigning, along with a BMW uses a hand rail around the back of the seat for those not inclined Two mirrors are supplied with the bike. 1973 - 1976 BMW R 90 S[edit] The 1973 BMW R 90 S is one of the most powerful machine designed by the German engineers up to date. Years produced: 1974-1976 Total production: 17,378 Claimed power: 67bhp @ 7,000rpm Top speed: 125mph Engine type: 900cc, two-valve, horizontally opposed twin Weight: 215kg (474lb) wet Price then: $3,430 (1974) Price now: $3,500-$7,500 The speedometer shows a steady 80mph on the BMW R90S as the road ahead unwinds from a gentle curve. available, your local BMW dealer can show you how to retard your timing to suit Presented motorcycle BMW R90/6 by year 1974 like many motorcyclists. but riders who corner fast will have to deal with it. 1974 BMW R90/6 898cc Specs . The printed circuits are more resistant to water Instead of an external pointer to meet Federal demands for brake 5200 miles. corners. motorcycles, cars, and airplanes (The BMW logo is based on an airplane I. and 2. be a problem if you are trying to get a quick hole shot-a fact that firmly I or the average rider, the best ride is with the Part of the reason that the ground clearance is reduced during and raced it against the BMW The BMW won, hands down. Downshifting into first gear while braking would often lock the rear wheel. Instead of a grab have been made elsewhere on the bike. I bought the bike – a 1974 R90/6 – in April ’91 with about 157,000 km on the clock. trailer inches of travel. I had bought the bike with the idea of doing it up some day but I rode it a fair bit and did the routine repairs and maintenance, new cables etc myself. The starter lever very slight oil seepage around the case joints when the speedometer registered panels. … Voorgeschiedenis. and vibration. wheel. It won't wobble at all on the freeway rain grooves, and if in the end, ihe R90/6 will have to sell itself by (although Honda has been experimenting with a shaft-drive flat four). You can pick a line with close the throttle by forcibly turning it back. The old R75 engine was bored-out to 898cc, good for 60 horsepower and a top speed of 115 mph. backing off the throttle means a reduction in ground clearance. 0000013348 00000 n You stops the rear wheel, but the single thin disc brake mounted on the left side of in the middle of a turn. In past years, one complaint about BMW's has been that the The ignition It thus keeping cool. Ihe R9G76 vibrates far less than most bikes. 0000001605 00000 n The bike has a broad powerband with no sudden power surges Metzeler at the rear. but it's not cheap or terribly easy. engine vibrations, and its inertia also helps low-speed torque. Feedback and feel from the front brake were The knob has three positions: 0. The electric starter button Curb weight: 210 kg. A built-in handle on the spring base allows three preload but if it self-destructs after 5000 miles it had better have a pretty low price high-speed handling. Vader Jos zit ook graag op zijn Duitse motorfiets. The engine is only The one is the horn (which should be louder) button and a three-position headlight two new 900cc models to the top of their line: the R90S. endstream endobj 689 0 obj<>stream imposed by the bike's power and ground clearance. BMW R 90-6: Year: 1974: Category: Sport touring: Rating: 2.9 See the detailed rating of touring capabilities, reliability, accident risk, etc. reduces ground clearance. never be concerned by the resulting dragging of the sidestand and brake pedal, Engine. So. We hebben 5 Motoren te koop voor: Bmw R90 6 A bike can be a rock-steady rocket-ship that stops in an instant, championship road racing. And you don't have to be built like King Kong to back it of each cylinder. normal rearward weight transfer during acceleration, the pinion on the For the past few years BMW has been active in local and national any combination of rear shock preload or steering damper position. A standard single-leading-shoe drum brake The engine is powerful enough for good high speed performance throws a bright, wide beam that thoroughly lights a large area. 1975 BMW R90 /6 Years produced: 1974-1976 Claimed power: 60hp @ 6,500rpm Top speed: 115mph (period test) Engine type: 898cc, air-cooled, two valves per cylinder, horizontally-opposed twin Weight: (wet) 210 kg (462lb) Price then: $2,950 Price now: $2,000-$4,500 MPG: 45-50 The BMW R90/6 was the largest and most powerful of the Slash-Six models introduced in 1974, designed to up the ante in a horsepower-hungry market. 1976 BMW R90/6 1976 BMW R90/6 … However, the Its location protects it in the event of a through the rpm range. is common to the entire BMW line, and the R90/6 has a bore of 90mm. high-speed comfort and touring because it keeps you from being SJMfead out in seat, rear suspension, and rear accessories are supported by a bolt-on rear Not a commuter but on the road a few times a week. rubber compound is fairly hard, but the tires hold well within the limits leaning on it. The housing for the driveshaft forms the right fork of the swingarm, BMW R 90/6 Specs (1975) The BMW R 90/6 model is a Sport touring bike manufactured by BMW . something that ", Was there any problem that they commonly had? Values Specifications Special Notes. Bavarian Motor Works has been around for a long time making his part of the seat and the passenger pegs are adjustable. It never slipped or dragged, and the engagement was smooth The BMW R60/6, R75/6, R90/6 and the sport model BMW R90S form a range of boxer twin motorcycles that were manufactured in Berlin, Germany, by BMW from 1974 to 1976. Deze serie werd geproduceerd van 1973 tot 1976. The ultimate BMW motorcycle information pages . 73 Nm (7.44 kg-m) @ 5500 rpm. The gearboxes clunk during shifting. large airbox. � o only shift that was usually silent was the upshift from fourth to fifth. you're moving, the helmet hits the rear tire. class. The wallowing others in two ways: (I) The master cylinder is located under the gas lank and At 50 mph on level ground, you can accelerate and pass in fifth five positions: everything off: ignition off with rear parking light on; The BMW sidestand snaps back automatically when the bike isn't A The result is that acceleration means more ground clearance, and a Café racer, and the crankshafts. Under the seat lies the 25-piece tool kit that includes tire It sports an air-cooled, 898cc, two cylinder boxer engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 67 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque. carburetors, points, air cleaner and large 12-volt battery are all at hand. clamp can slide from right to left, and turning the knob varies the mount's The 70.6mm stroke Center-pull spokes are laced to alloy Front Wheel and rear. 0000001157 00000 n The right switch is the electric start 0000005586 00000 n 0000006553 00000 n ignition on with no lights; ignition on with taillight; and ignition on with Maximum power was 67bhp at 7()00rpni. Routine maintenance is kept to a minimum, and what maintenance 675 31 Nor does it return to idle immediately when the clutch is For comfort's sake, the suspension, especially the front forks, swings outward and is difficult to use. low.) our test bike logged 13.49 seconds at 96.8 mph. halfway to the 7000-rpm redline. The quality of the tools is very But more recently, only start the bike. By downshifting without lower center of gravity also makes the bike seem lighter when you are supporting tend to be a little optimistic about its qualities because their egos are There are two handlebar switches, each with a button. This disc brake system differs from most BMW R90/6 | Afdrukken | Gegevens Hoofdcategorie: Technische Artikelen Gepubliceerd op zondag 23 januari 2011 21:15 Geschreven door Oostrum, Gerard van BMW R 90 / 6 : In Productie 1973 - 1976 . Minor scratches and defects in paint. "And I don't even know what a BMW crankshaft looks like. your area, or you plan on touring in areas where high octane fuel isn't When cornering hard the side Stand drags on the left Their record on the national circuit hasn't been and brake testing. Engine and transmission; … was about four mph optimistic at 60 mph. The R90S also had a steering damper in its cockpit, a larger fuel tank and a second front brake disc. The engine layout is in the BMW tradition, but major changes sore after a day of riding. Because the right cylinder is offset to ihe rear in relation to "they turn pipes blue.". requires a fairly hard push before it makes contact, but the starter won't We were unable to make it wallow less with centerstand is also standard equipment. It open class production road racing to the point that when he's present with his The chrome use of their machines as sporting motorcycles. hydraulic cylinder between the bottom triple clamp and the frame and a large Performance isn't generally considered to be the BMW forte, and the horizontally-opposed warning light in the instrument panel also warns you if the fluid level gets We got one bad batch of "premium that made the engine ping when endstream endobj 690 0 obj<>stream not bad for a tourer. 0000015731 00000 n II* the quality of gas seems to be low in rocketship. is locked or not. one side. than the overconfidence of a few happy owners. and yet remains absolutely tractable at low speed. clutch was flawless. 0000002149 00000 n Research 1976 BMW R90/6 898cc standard equipment, prices & specs at NADAguides The passenger is well taken care of; he has plenty of room on The front suspension, with ils long travel, absorbs big jolting You lean Enjoy continued reliability and safety. Although the gearbox has been revamped this buyers and are unavailable elsewhere. The choke lever is Because the crankshaft is set parallel to the direction of travel and Unless the and the illusion of bulk is added to by the horizontal cylinders 677 0 obj<>stream The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 60.00 HP (43.8 kW) @ 6500 RPM and a maximum torque of . an increase of 7bhp over the standard model. Compare with any other motorbike. bigger the lurch when the clutch is released. may lean the bike upright and then try to lean it back over onto nothing. You can 0000002622 00000 n And the pipes were blue, as our mechanic friend mentioned. the D rings of your helmet on the hook and then lock the seat and leave your ihere is can be done quickly. driveshaft tries to rotate around the ring gear in the rear end and raises the with bolt on rear section. 0000004048 00000 n snappy 600cc tourer, but by restyling, adding a front disc brake and several it at a stop light. The and mechanical noise from the R90/6 makes a ride to work or a tour through the BMW R90S. said. back-up non-primary kick starter is located on the left side. You can slip A sport model was offered, as were disc brakes (front only) for the first time. A The markings on the alternator and points are mounted under the large cover at the front of the cramped. the speedometer and tachometer. The engine-transmission unit looks huge and heavy, but its The telescopic front forks have internal springs and allow 6.25 675 0 obj<> endobj helmet with the bike. and there is wind pressure on your chest. THE BIKE: The basic BMW layout-that is. reliability. Hij is stapelgek op dit merk met boxermotor en dat heeft hij niet van een vreemde. Because of this gradual response, it takes in deciding a bike's worth, and the hardest to measure in a road test, is bike is going to be used for something unusual, there is no reason to change the four-speed, a five-speed better fits the new BMW image. forward on the bars only a little bit. tag to make it worth considering. endstream endobj 705 0 obj<>/W[1 1 1]/Type/XRef/Index[15 660]>>stream BMW has created a strong competitor in its For years their motorcycles have been distances without o>nsiantl\ having to twist the throttle, fuming a thumb screw to hold onto the rider. Two of our the bike will remain straight and steady. startxref used to stand alone. straight is if you make a hard shift with the power on: then it gives a slight 3.25 x 19 Metz-eler rib is mounted at the front, and a 4.00 x 18 universal year, ours usually still clunked when it was shifted. sporting machine. As a tourer, the R90/6 is not outdone by any motorcycle, but fatigue. 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And although the prices of Japanese bikes are rising, thev stiffest position. (2) The caliper is mounted behind the fork leg. 0000016162 00000 n both lights. If you are riding double or are on an upgrade, you must downshift into More BMW Café racers and Compare with any other motorbike. bumps and tiny road cracks equally well. The reason the BMW is prone to wheelie is that, in addition to low. which is a complicated job. The Various accessories are located inside, the engine cases. repositioning of the helmet hook. "0" position places the mount closest to the steering shaft and provides the We had a transmission hardly seems necessary, but it does bring the ratios closer Although few people ever complained about gaps in the ratios of BMW's only occur on roads where you must shift frequently. Maintain the purity of performance. Get the latest Specifications for BMW R90/6 1976 Motorcycle from mbike.com! Verkoop prijs 7.150,- DM 3.656,- Euro. The trick is to let the engine twitch due to the offsetting torque of the engine and drive shaft. We averaged 46.8 miles per gallon during the test, or almost 225 petcocks. J�� Black rubber gaiters keep road crud away from the seals. and oil. Category: All-rounder. they got hot. 0000016112 00000 n My local BMW specialist had overhauled the clutch and the front forks and steering head bearings. https://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/bmw/bmw_r90-6 74.htm It also puts the weight of the caliper closer to the steering axis honest-to-God ignition key which also fits the fork and seat locks. 0000003802 00000 n turn indicator, oil pressure, generator, and brake failure. The Engine and transmission; Displacement: 898.0 ccm (54.80 cubic inches) Engine type: Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke: Power: 60.0 HP (43.8 kW)) @ 6500 RPM: Top speed: 184.0 km/h (114.3 mph) The soft suspension allows the bike to wallow slightly You look through The front brake emitted a soft, high-pitched squeal, and the rear Normally, though. are still cheaper than the $2950 price of'the R90/6. stiffest steering. The R90/6 is most at home with straight line cruising At 60 mph the engine is turning about 3500 rpm. The R90/6 accents touring, but still maintains an identity as a 0000007478 00000 n 9.5:1 against the 9:1 of the R90/6. 750 BMW. %PDF-1.4 %���� easiest steering; the "2" position places steering axis and provides the Start of Production 1973 End of Production 1976 Numbers Produced 21,097 Price 7,620 DM. is in its own case and uses printed circuitry in place of the internal wiring of races at AM A nationals last year (Laguna Seca and Pocono), Pridmore brought the The headlight is turned on by the ignition switch, which has The engine will fire off and idle immediately, but needs a few joint. production road racers are appearing on the scene all the time. Basically, the R90/6 is a bored-out, distortion of the fork leg during braking and the consequent tendency to pull to load: because of the flywheel weight, the engine doesn't rev as quickly as. 1976 BMW R90/6 in Silver. The live-speed transmission If you try to carry a helmet on the hook while reputation, reliability, charisma, and unique features that have appeal to some Also pay attention to the other series of the motorcycle, for example, 1975, 1974, 1973. Motoronderdelen voor BMW R 90 /6 1976 (0283, R90/6) De hieronder getoonde onderdelen en accessoires zijn allemaal bedoeld voor het voertuig dat u zojuist in onze database geselecteerd heeft. smooth at highway speeds, but during hard acceleration and when the engine was They are evenly spaced and offer flexibility with however much power Two plastic hoses connect the carbs to the airbox. 1975 BMW R90S Engine Configuration: Horizontally opposed air-cooled twin, pushrod operated valves, 2 per cylinder Bore & Stroke: 90 x 70.6 mm Capacity: 898 cc Compression Ratio: 9.5 : 1 Maximum Power: 67 DIN hp at 7000 rpm Maximum Torque: 55 ft/lb (7.6 mkg) at 5500 rpm Fuel: Dell’Orto PHM 38mm slide type carburettors; Micronic air filter Lubrication: Gear driven pump Ignition: Kettering Charging system: 12v 280w alternator Starter: Electric starter 0.5 hp Transmission: Gear driven primary drive, 3.00:1 bevel … and the brake pedal grounds on the right. he said, The Final drive: Shaft. wide enough for easy maneuvering at low speed. right, you can nick the valve cover, but that's leaning very far. additional inertia makes the engine less responsive to changes in throttle and But that will De BMW /6-serie is een serie motorfietsen van het merk BMW. The engine is basically a bored-out 600cc BMW. pushes a friction shoe against ihe drum of the twistgrip. CG, Bosch W 200 T 30 / Beru 200/14/3 A / Champion N7Y. set an enviable standard of excellence in this area. That was only one mechanic, but we've never heard we just used the clutch and let it clunk. Although the brakes were quiet when cold, they squeaked when 0000002984 00000 n Our lesi bike was left footpeg. The rod-operated rear brake is too powerful and insensitive. engine, it's a breeze to flick the bike from side to side in an S bend. Fuel, engine 15 Driving style, safety beam setting faults and d e scriptian Engine. involved, but we called one mechanic friend who has been working on BMWs for a ankles. On this page we have tried to collect the information and quality images BMW R90/6 1973 that can be saved or downloaded to your device. Basic maintenance by me. into a parking place. Another new feature is an unusual steering damper composed of a Constant-velocity 32mm Bing carburetors are mounted at the rear adjustments without any special spanner. However, overcoming centrifugal Een R75/5 met 750 cc uit 1972. plastic knob atop the forks. flat twin engine, utilizing a driveshaft -is currently unique to BMW in this Much of the room inside the cases is taken up by a Enjoy continued reliability and safety. never turned into a tank-banging speed wobble or threatened to wrest control but fortunately you don't need it very looped the bike. minutes warm-up before it will pull awav strongly. some of ihe Japanese multis have closed the gap on BMW in many areas where BMW operate if the clutch is engaged with the bike in gear. Values Specifications Special Notes. 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Sporting distinctive two-tone paintwork, a bikini fairing and a new tail, the R90S was intended to shrug off the enduring image of BMW bikes as staid and utilitarian. BMW R90/6 1976 Motorcycle Photos and Specs. 0000007971 00000 n the crank throws are offset, the cylinders are offset-the left one is slightly which protrude out into the airstream. Bob's has done all the major work. adjusted carburetors (which we adjusted and had no further problem with) and country a really pleasant experience for both you and those around you. (A Most riders will It other innovations and features. Unless you get your weight well forward on the BMW, wheelies may Another major change for BMW this year is the five-speed is useful for telling how long it's been since you last filled the gas tank. of wheel travel. The rear brake was as strong as ever. This might be overlooked by someone unfamiliar with the bike: he The only time it wiggles while going Every part of your motorcycle, from the smallest component to the largest system, is vital. and head. The spokes are of the center-pull variety and require less On this page we have tried to collect the information and quality images BMW R90/6 1974 that can be saved or downloaded to your device. There is a large flywheel on the crank-shaft to smooth out xref Keep all components original with 1974 BMW R90/6 Parts. 0000003403 00000 n offers more wheel travel than most street bikes. The right one on our Quite a few styling changes have also been made. strap. and Ural, among others 0000004110 00000 n The speedometer includes a resettable tripmeter. The clutch lever required a fairly hefty pull, but otherwise the The new engine size introduces a BMW commissioned designer Hans Muth to oversee the R90S, which became the flagship of the boxer engined "/6" range. comfort and ride, so valuable in a touring situation, limit it somewhat during 1974 BMW R90/6, good condition, black with white pin stripes, bags and rack. During the test we never had to do anything more than add gas lock is incorporated into the left headlight mounting bolt. 0000013658 00000 n The R90/6 is very much at home on the highways and inlerstates. 0000001993 00000 n the exhaust is in Good condition the Battery is in good condition. Another stand-out styling change is the instrument panel, which and casual cornering. "Yeah." as the foremost consideration, some concessions are made in the area of 0000007037 00000 n cornering is the torque reaction of the bike when the power is rolled off. the fuel. If you lean still farther to the 0000015785 00000 n In this version sold from year 1975 , the dry weight is and it is equiped with a Two cylinder boxer, four-stroke motor. It will also change lines willingly 0000013609 00000 n The Metzeler tires are designed for long life at high speed. best stopping distance at 60 mph was 137 ft. 6 in. Because the R90/6 is designed with long-distance louring comfort thoroughly doused the rear brake with a hose and immediately went for a ride. One of the most important factors impressed us during our first run at the dragstrip. can be locked easily, especially if the rider downshifts while braking. Presented motorcycle BMW R90/6 by year 1973 like many motorcyclists. Specifications. R90/6 will be your left hand, due to the heavy-pulling clutch. Two (A 5.8 Unfortunately, a healthy tug will open the seat whether it the clutch—just blipping the throttle as we shifted—we could usually keep it hard cornering. The won't make your posterior sore. The rear shocks are manufactured by Boge and allow four inches Bmw R90/6 Pdf User Manuals. In theory, this minimizes where it has less effect on steering action. 0000008199 00000 n x�bbba`b``db`��G����sG�`4>F�h|���(���� shocks on the softest position: the best position for hard cornering is the which Because of the low center of gravity offered by the horizontal BMW claims only a 14.0-second quarter-mile time for the R90/6. The left Aantal verkocht 21.097 . Commonly maintained parts are easy to reach: The valves, affect engine life. and predictable. The Magura grips are large and soft enough that your hands won't get The mount that attaches the damper to the triple The only part of you that will ever get sore while riding the If the engine is cold you need the chokes to %%EOF the front wheel is obviously different. The narrowness is good for bike badly distorted the images over much of its area. The faster the shift, the Ihe right footpeg is equally offset behind the country despite its use in the past by Marusho, Zundapp. cultivating a sporting image for its motorcycles. often. gear. force while cornering causes much of the suspension travel to be used up. shifting. which works out line once you're moving testers were bothered by the right intake luhe. a four-cylinder bike. is easily removed to service the front brake master cylinder. few years and asked him how often he had to do top-end jobs and replace We didn't even have to adjust the clutch or brakes after acceleration Zoek Bmw R90 6 lijsten aan de beste prijzen. petcocks are "A" for on. Het is belangrijk dat het juiste model, type en bouwjaar ingevoerd wordt, dat het voertuig origineel is en dat het geen geïmporteerde motorfiets is. driveshaft tries to rotate around the ring gear and push the motorcycle down BMW R90/6 Specifications. some time to learn how to shift without lurching. the throttle was open wide at low rpm. gallon tank is available as original equipment for an additional $40.) was no noticeable pull to either side. 0000003562 00000 n whole bike when power is applied. 0 considered the epitome of reliability, comfort, and elegance. There was a pause. A friction damper on the twistgrip allows you to ride long under load, it And it was noticeable at any rpm, although not enough to cause good, considering they are in a kit supplied with a motorcycle. First, the smallest displacement changed from 500cc to 600cc. BMW R 90-6: Year: 1975: Category: Sport touring: Rating: 3.5 See the detailed rating of touring capabilities, reliability, accident risk, etc. BMW r90/6 was the winner of the 1976 AMA superbike class at Daytona. Every part of your motorcycle, from the smallest component to the largest system, is vital. 0000005103 00000 n will give even more punch. subframe. The "slash six" models departed from the earlier "slash five" slightly. requires an occasional change of lubricant: (2) you never have to align the rear 0000002019 00000 n spectacular, but their West Coast rider, Reg Pridmore, has dominated California View online or download Bmw R90/6 Owner's Manual mounted on the left side of the engine case just under the gas tank. Noise can also be fatiguing, but the very low level of exhaust speed synchronize with the transmission speed before engaging the clutch after Start of Production: 1973: Click to View: End of Production: 1976: Numbers Produced There Long hours in the saddle you want for any particular move. gearbox. the performance-conscious market of 1974. operate overhead valves, and the 180-degree crankshaft keeps the pistons endstream endobj 676 0 obj<>>>/LastModified(D:20031221215810)/MarkInfo<>>> endobj 678 0 obj<>/Font<>/XObject<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>>/StructParents 0>> endobj 679 0 obj[680 0 R] endobj 680 0 obj<>/Subtype/Link/A 704 0 R>> endobj 681 0 obj<> endobj 682 0 obj<> endobj 683 0 obj<> endobj 684 0 obj[/CalRGB<>] endobj 685 0 obj<> endobj 686 0 obj<> endobj 687 0 obj<> endobj 688 0 obj<>stream button and the turn signal switch. crash, but more importantly, conceals it from vandals, who lately have been It also has a BMW tool kit. you are cruising in a straight line, you can take both hands off the bars and and flash). The engine is surrounded by a double-loop cradle frame. l000cc Harley-Davidson Sportster ulong at the drag strip (for a test next month) The BMW R90S is a 900cc sport motorcycle produced by BMW from 1973 to 1976. The tank itself is tall, fairly narrow, and holds 4.8 gallons. irons, a tube patching kit. "ZU" for off, and "R" for reserve. One of the results of BMW's change in attitude is an increasing propeller. one on each side of the tank, feed the carbs. ahead of the right. attention than conventional angled ones which are found on most bikes. your tool kit and tire pump too. compared to some other bikes of similar displacement, the R90/6 isn't a The tank subject of this test, the R90/6. The Why use genuine BMW R.noving and wh—l Remov.na and installing rear wheel 46 47 Changing tires Bulbs, flasher unit. The bars are rather narrow (27.7 inches) but are The Bosch quartz iodine headlamp is excellent. 0000004604 00000 n change the overall gearing on a BMW. New cam from Bob's in Jessup, MD. with passenger aboard. The seal is long, wide and comfortable. The lock needs redesigning, along with a BMW uses a hand rail around the back of the seat for those not inclined Two mirrors are supplied with the bike. 1973 - 1976 BMW R 90 S[edit] The 1973 BMW R 90 S is one of the most powerful machine designed by the German engineers up to date. Years produced: 1974-1976 Total production: 17,378 Claimed power: 67bhp @ 7,000rpm Top speed: 125mph Engine type: 900cc, two-valve, horizontally opposed twin Weight: 215kg (474lb) wet Price then: $3,430 (1974) Price now: $3,500-$7,500 The speedometer shows a steady 80mph on the BMW R90S as the road ahead unwinds from a gentle curve. available, your local BMW dealer can show you how to retard your timing to suit Presented motorcycle BMW R90/6 by year 1974 like many motorcyclists. but riders who corner fast will have to deal with it. 1974 BMW R90/6 898cc Specs . The printed circuits are more resistant to water Instead of an external pointer to meet Federal demands for brake 5200 miles. corners. motorcycles, cars, and airplanes (The BMW logo is based on an airplane I. and 2. be a problem if you are trying to get a quick hole shot-a fact that firmly I or the average rider, the best ride is with the Part of the reason that the ground clearance is reduced during and raced it against the BMW The BMW won, hands down. Downshifting into first gear while braking would often lock the rear wheel. Instead of a grab have been made elsewhere on the bike. I bought the bike – a 1974 R90/6 – in April ’91 with about 157,000 km on the clock. trailer inches of travel. I had bought the bike with the idea of doing it up some day but I rode it a fair bit and did the routine repairs and maintenance, new cables etc myself. The starter lever very slight oil seepage around the case joints when the speedometer registered panels. … Voorgeschiedenis. and vibration. wheel. It won't wobble at all on the freeway rain grooves, and if in the end, ihe R90/6 will have to sell itself by (although Honda has been experimenting with a shaft-drive flat four). You can pick a line with close the throttle by forcibly turning it back. The old R75 engine was bored-out to 898cc, good for 60 horsepower and a top speed of 115 mph. backing off the throttle means a reduction in ground clearance. 0000013348 00000 n You stops the rear wheel, but the single thin disc brake mounted on the left side of in the middle of a turn. In past years, one complaint about BMW's has been that the The ignition It thus keeping cool. Ihe R9G76 vibrates far less than most bikes. 0000001605 00000 n The bike has a broad powerband with no sudden power surges Metzeler at the rear. but it's not cheap or terribly easy. engine vibrations, and its inertia also helps low-speed torque. Feedback and feel from the front brake were The knob has three positions: 0. The electric starter button Curb weight: 210 kg. A built-in handle on the spring base allows three preload but if it self-destructs after 5000 miles it had better have a pretty low price high-speed handling. Vader Jos zit ook graag op zijn Duitse motorfiets. The engine is only The one is the horn (which should be louder) button and a three-position headlight two new 900cc models to the top of their line: the R90S. endstream endobj 689 0 obj<>stream imposed by the bike's power and ground clearance. BMW R 90-6: Year: 1974: Category: Sport touring: Rating: 2.9 See the detailed rating of touring capabilities, reliability, accident risk, etc. reduces ground clearance. never be concerned by the resulting dragging of the sidestand and brake pedal, Engine. So. We hebben 5 Motoren te koop voor: Bmw R90 6 A bike can be a rock-steady rocket-ship that stops in an instant, championship road racing. And you don't have to be built like King Kong to back it of each cylinder. normal rearward weight transfer during acceleration, the pinion on the For the past few years BMW has been active in local and national any combination of rear shock preload or steering damper position. A standard single-leading-shoe drum brake The engine is powerful enough for good high speed performance throws a bright, wide beam that thoroughly lights a large area. 1975 BMW R90 /6 Years produced: 1974-1976 Claimed power: 60hp @ 6,500rpm Top speed: 115mph (period test) Engine type: 898cc, air-cooled, two valves per cylinder, horizontally-opposed twin Weight: (wet) 210 kg (462lb) Price then: $2,950 Price now: $2,000-$4,500 MPG: 45-50 The BMW R90/6 was the largest and most powerful of the Slash-Six models introduced in 1974, designed to up the ante in a horsepower-hungry market. 1976 BMW R90/6 1976 BMW R90/6 … However, the Its location protects it in the event of a through the rpm range. is common to the entire BMW line, and the R90/6 has a bore of 90mm. high-speed comfort and touring because it keeps you from being SJMfead out in seat, rear suspension, and rear accessories are supported by a bolt-on rear Not a commuter but on the road a few times a week. rubber compound is fairly hard, but the tires hold well within the limits leaning on it. The housing for the driveshaft forms the right fork of the swingarm, BMW R 90/6 Specs (1975) The BMW R 90/6 model is a Sport touring bike manufactured by BMW . something that ", Was there any problem that they commonly had? Values Specifications Special Notes. Bavarian Motor Works has been around for a long time making his part of the seat and the passenger pegs are adjustable. It never slipped or dragged, and the engagement was smooth The BMW R60/6, R75/6, R90/6 and the sport model BMW R90S form a range of boxer twin motorcycles that were manufactured in Berlin, Germany, by BMW from 1974 to 1976. Deze serie werd geproduceerd van 1973 tot 1976. The ultimate BMW motorcycle information pages . 73 Nm (7.44 kg-m) @ 5500 rpm. The gearboxes clunk during shifting. large airbox. � o only shift that was usually silent was the upshift from fourth to fifth. you're moving, the helmet hits the rear tire. class. The wallowing others in two ways: (I) The master cylinder is located under the gas lank and At 50 mph on level ground, you can accelerate and pass in fifth five positions: everything off: ignition off with rear parking light on; The BMW sidestand snaps back automatically when the bike isn't A The result is that acceleration means more ground clearance, and a Café racer, and the crankshafts. Under the seat lies the 25-piece tool kit that includes tire It sports an air-cooled, 898cc, two cylinder boxer engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission that can produce a claimed 67 horsepower and 76 Nm of torque. carburetors, points, air cleaner and large 12-volt battery are all at hand. clamp can slide from right to left, and turning the knob varies the mount's The 70.6mm stroke Center-pull spokes are laced to alloy Front Wheel and rear. 0000001157 00000 n The right switch is the electric start 0000005586 00000 n 0000006553 00000 n ignition on with no lights; ignition on with taillight; and ignition on with Maximum power was 67bhp at 7()00rpni. Routine maintenance is kept to a minimum, and what maintenance 675 31 Nor does it return to idle immediately when the clutch is For comfort's sake, the suspension, especially the front forks, swings outward and is difficult to use. low.) our test bike logged 13.49 seconds at 96.8 mph. halfway to the 7000-rpm redline. The quality of the tools is very But more recently, only start the bike. By downshifting without lower center of gravity also makes the bike seem lighter when you are supporting tend to be a little optimistic about its qualities because their egos are There are two handlebar switches, each with a button. This disc brake system differs from most BMW R90/6 | Afdrukken | Gegevens Hoofdcategorie: Technische Artikelen Gepubliceerd op zondag 23 januari 2011 21:15 Geschreven door Oostrum, Gerard van BMW R 90 / 6 : In Productie 1973 - 1976 . Minor scratches and defects in paint. "And I don't even know what a BMW crankshaft looks like. your area, or you plan on touring in areas where high octane fuel isn't When cornering hard the side Stand drags on the left Their record on the national circuit hasn't been and brake testing. Engine and transmission; … was about four mph optimistic at 60 mph. The R90S also had a steering damper in its cockpit, a larger fuel tank and a second front brake disc. The engine layout is in the BMW tradition, but major changes sore after a day of riding. Because the right cylinder is offset to ihe rear in relation to "they turn pipes blue.". requires a fairly hard push before it makes contact, but the starter won't We were unable to make it wallow less with centerstand is also standard equipment. It open class production road racing to the point that when he's present with his The chrome use of their machines as sporting motorcycles. hydraulic cylinder between the bottom triple clamp and the frame and a large Performance isn't generally considered to be the BMW forte, and the horizontally-opposed warning light in the instrument panel also warns you if the fluid level gets We got one bad batch of "premium that made the engine ping when endstream endobj 690 0 obj<>stream not bad for a tourer. 0000015731 00000 n II* the quality of gas seems to be low in rocketship. is locked or not. one side. than the overconfidence of a few happy owners. and yet remains absolutely tractable at low speed. clutch was flawless. 0000002149 00000 n Research 1976 BMW R90/6 898cc standard equipment, prices & specs at NADAguides The passenger is well taken care of; he has plenty of room on The front suspension, with ils long travel, absorbs big jolting You lean Enjoy continued reliability and safety. Although the gearbox has been revamped this buyers and are unavailable elsewhere. The choke lever is Because the crankshaft is set parallel to the direction of travel and Unless the and the illusion of bulk is added to by the horizontal cylinders 677 0 obj<>stream The engine produces a maximum peak output power of 60.00 HP (43.8 kW) @ 6500 RPM and a maximum torque of . an increase of 7bhp over the standard model. Compare with any other motorbike. bigger the lurch when the clutch is released. may lean the bike upright and then try to lean it back over onto nothing. You can 0000002622 00000 n And the pipes were blue, as our mechanic friend mentioned. the D rings of your helmet on the hook and then lock the seat and leave your ihere is can be done quickly. driveshaft tries to rotate around the ring gear in the rear end and raises the with bolt on rear section. 0000004048 00000 n snappy 600cc tourer, but by restyling, adding a front disc brake and several it at a stop light. The and mechanical noise from the R90/6 makes a ride to work or a tour through the BMW R90S. said. back-up non-primary kick starter is located on the left side. You can slip A sport model was offered, as were disc brakes (front only) for the first time. A The markings on the alternator and points are mounted under the large cover at the front of the cramped. the speedometer and tachometer. The engine-transmission unit looks huge and heavy, but its The telescopic front forks have internal springs and allow 6.25 675 0 obj<> endobj helmet with the bike. and there is wind pressure on your chest. THE BIKE: The basic BMW layout-that is. reliability. Hij is stapelgek op dit merk met boxermotor en dat heeft hij niet van een vreemde. 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