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BMW Especial?

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Sorry wrong photo--

Mebby this one will do..

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I do know for sure that the sidecar was purchased separate from the motorcycle. I have not intended to make you believe it came together as one unit. I apologize.
My old Pal Charlie Reaves bought the car only in Austin, got it home in a Uhaul trailer, then attached it to the bike shown. This pair has been together for at least 30 years, prolly more like 50. There is a long shot of this motor and sidecar on the cover of "Rider" magazine published in the late 60's or early 70's. I have a group photo of the attendee's of "Aspencade" in the mid 70s which clearly show this rig and it's then owner. I have been trying to buy this combo all this time. The only way I got it is for my old friend to expire, and I bought it from his son.
Hopefully I can attach a photo of the rig when I first got it home. As much as possible, I have tried to keep it "as found". I did a major detailing. Mechanically, all I have done is replace the cables, tires and tubes, and new set of points and plugs. That's about it.
For fuel, I mix V racing fuel and corn-free lead free gasoline half and half. Seems to work pretty good on that fodder.

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In case any are interested, attd is photo of Full Left

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Here is a photo of the Frau and I at the July 4th parade in my home town of Roscoe, TX.
We won first place in the motorcycle division. There were three entries!! 😉

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Nice rig!
This is a great piece of motorcycle history you´ve got. Meanwhile a rig like that in such a good condition is worth a small fortune here in Germany.
It is really good to keep the combo "as found". The exhaust valves are not made for unleaded fuel, but if you check for valve clearence frequently and don´t race it, they should do for a very long period of time. Many of my customers run these engines with unleaded fuel without any issues. The gasoline mix you use should do very well.
I wish you many trouble-free miles with this beautiful combination!

Thanks for the flowers Claus!! I can assure you, Sir, I'm not wearing it out. We are chasing the neighborhood kids in their golf carts. And trailer to the occasional rally.

Ronnie

nice rig

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