BMW 500 & 600cc Twins, 1955-1969 BMW 500 & 600cc Twins, 1955-1969  Ref: M308
DESCRIPTION

QUICK REFERENCE DATA

CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION

Models / Manual organization / Service hints / Tools / Expendable supplies / Safety hints

CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING

Operating requirements / Starting difficulties / Poor idling / Misfiring / Flat spots / Power loss / Overheating / Engine noises / Piston seizure / Excessive vibration / Clutch slip or drag / Transmission / Poor handling / Brake problems / Electrical problems / Troubleshooting guide

CHAPTER THREE / PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP

Maintenance intervals / Tools and parts / Servicing / Oil and filter / Tune-up / Head bolt torque and valve adjustment / Spark plugs / Breaker points / Ignition timing / Air cleaner / Fuel delivery / Float level / Carburetor / Clutch / Battery / Front forks / Final drive / Drive shaft

CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE

Removal / Installation / Camshaft and timing gears / Cylinder head / Piston and cylinder / Crankshaft and connecting rods / Clutch and flywheel / Oil pump

CHAPTR FIVE / TRANSMISSION

Removal / Inspection / Installation

CHAPTER SIX / FUEL SYSTEM

Carburetors / Fuel tank and fuel valve

CHAPTER SEVEN / IGNITION AND CHARGING SYSTEM

Ignition / Charging system / Charging system (optional alternator) / Battery

CHAPTER EIGHT / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING

Earles type leading link front suspension / Telescopic front suspension

CHAPTER NINE / REAR SUSPENSION

Disassembly / Inspection / Reassembly

CHAPTER TEN / FINAL DRIVE

Disassembly / Inspection / Reassembly

CHAPTER ELEVEN / WHEELS AND BRAKES

Wheel removal / Bearings / Spoke replacement and adjustment / Wheel balancing / Drum brakes

CHAPTER TWELVE / FRAME

Stripping the frame / Reassembly

CHAPTER THIRTEEN / LIGHTING, WIRING, AND INSTRUMENTS

Headlight / Tail/stoplight / Turn signals / Flasher relay / Ignition switch / Switches / Horn / Front brake light switch / Rear brake light switch / Neutral switch / Indicator lights / Instruments / Wiring harness

CHAPTER FOURTEEN / RESTORATION

Original paint restoration / Repainting / Upholstery / Chromed parts / Rubber or vinyl parts / Performance

APPENDIX / SPECIFICATIONS

R 50 US / R 60 US / R 69 US

INDEX

MODELS COVERED

1960-1969 BMW R50/2

1960-1962 BMW R50S

1967-1969 BMW R50US

1956-1960 BMW R60

1960-1969 BMW R60/2

1967-1969 BMW R60US

1955-1960 BMW R69

1960-1969 BMW R69S

1967-1969 BMW R69US