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Old 10-01-2011, 03:13 PM   #9
fishkens
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Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Oddometer: 5,147
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Originally Posted by _cy_ View Post
notice the entire engine is painted black, not just cylinder base. this was pointed out to me by several Adv members already. No question this was done at the factory as engine has never been out. all the factory tie straps are still intact.
Nice find of a great bike.

I'm curious about the engine case, trans, etc. being painted black at the factory. Is the original owner still around to confirm? Has anyone ever heard of BMW painting the cases black (before the K-bikes)? Just curious.

Any mods other than the rear rack?
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