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Old 02-15-2011, 03:31 PM   #1
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Ok, looking to buy this bike....Confused to what exactly it is? They say it is a 1974 bmw r90/6? Kinda looks like a R90/S? Thoughts?
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:48 PM   #2
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S-fairing on a R90/6.
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:49 PM   #3
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S fairing, r90 engine (purely from the badges...but the jugs are painted like the S) and a /7 police tank. The tank also indicates the seat is a /7 rs/rt with a corbin saddle.
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:49 PM   #4
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Looks like a /6 with a /7 police tank and S fairing and Corbin seat on an S cowl. If you can get the VIN, there are a number of places to look/decode it for you.

Looks ok in the photo, but the proof is in the pudding.
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Old 02-15-2011, 03:53 PM   #5
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You can slap an s-fairing on just about any airhead. This is my 1977 R100RS.

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Old 02-15-2011, 04:59 PM   #6
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Ok what do you guys think it is worth? Thanks for the info!
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Old 02-15-2011, 05:13 PM   #7
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Per the badges and other indicators, it is a 74 R90/6. Depending on mechanical condition, it's probably worth somewhere between $2500 and $3500. It also depends on the location, since prices vary from place to place.

It appears to be in decent condition and the seat, tank, and fairing are worth quite a bit all by themselves.

What's the asking price?
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:33 PM   #8
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Looks like a cop front fender too...and that faring looks aftermarket...It could be a frankenbike ...I'd be leary unless the mechanics are good.

If the mechanics are sketchy....<1000$
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:55 PM   #9
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Looks like a cop front fender too...a
Cop front fender or /6 front fender. Definitely not an S front fender.
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Old 02-15-2011, 06:58 PM   #10
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The small front axle and non-drilled brake rotor peg it as a '74, and the Bing carbs are /6.

It's a Frankenbike for sure, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. If it's in good running shape and there is some decent maintenance documentation, then I'd give $1,200-$1,700. I'd have to hear it run though.
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:17 AM   #11
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Looks like a '74 front end. A Fiamm horn right where it will muff the front fender. S fairing. Mac exhaust. Koni shocks. Russel ride off stand. Later model cop tank. Corbin seat. NGK spark plug caps. It look like some weird wiring going on around the headlight area. Someone at least painted the heads and probably the cylinders as well.

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Old 02-16-2011, 04:45 PM   #12
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Looks like it has S bars with barend mirrors.

But what's the engine breather situation????

govdeals.com? A riot shield with stenciled SHERIFF in the background? I'd be checking that tank verrrry carefully for contraband, ala Easy Rider.
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