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shadetree30
shadetree30 Reader
7/8/13 3:56 p.m.

For the 700 folks out there:

Gulp.

A friend and I have located 2 (count 'em, two) 700 LSs in goodnews/bad news condition.

  1. First question: VINs are as follows: 851341 and 833796. What year(s) would they be?

  2. The engines and transaxles are GONE. Anybody know of any?

  3. How about windshields?

For once I am at a loss for BMW info. What say ye?

stuart in mn
stuart in mn PowerDork
7/8/13 6:33 p.m.

Are you sure those are the entire VINs? You can plug the VIN into http://www.realoem.com/ to find out more about the cars but it requires seven digits - six doesn't work.

shadetree30
shadetree30 Reader
7/8/13 6:38 p.m.

I have realoem and tried it already. ID'd as a Euro E21 315... Unless I'm blind that's all the digits on the plate.

ditchdigger
ditchdigger SuperDork
7/9/13 9:49 a.m.

VIN's were funny in the late 50's and early 60's. I am not surprised they don't work on realOEM

The motors were bored and stroked BMW R67 motorcycle engines.

I am very jealous. I have been looking for a 700 for 20 odd years

ArthurDent
ArthurDent HalfDork
7/9/13 9:54 a.m.

Before you get too deep I'd make sure you can source the windshields - a real killer for classic cars.

shadetree30
shadetree30 Reader
7/9/13 5:20 p.m.
ArthurDent wrote: Before you get too deep I'd make sure you can source the windshields - a real killer for classic cars.

I'll bet they are...but glass in one is intact. The second car may well turn into a parts car anyway.

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
7/19/13 1:03 a.m.

Hi guys,I have got two of those cars one is a standard one rebuilt to look like hans stuck one same as the above picture and the other one is for racing with a bmw 1150rs motor for racing in historics

Slippery
Slippery HalfDork
7/19/13 6:04 a.m.
bettyboob58 wrote: Hi guys,I have got two of those cars one is a standard one rebuilt to look like hans stuck one same as the above picture and the other one is for racing with a bmw 1150rs motor for racing in historics

I think we need some pictures, definitely some of the racecar.

J

pinchvalve
pinchvalve UltimaDork
7/19/13 7:53 a.m.

Please tell me the fuel filler is on the leading edge of the hood. I love that!

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
7/30/13 3:10 a.m.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\CAMERA 370.JPG

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
7/30/13 3:11 a.m.

cant seem to post a pic

Slippery
Slippery Reader
7/30/13 6:07 a.m.

You need to host them on a website like photobucket or flickr.

paranoid_android74
paranoid_android74 Reader
7/30/13 3:41 p.m.

THAT is berkleying hot!

ditchdigger wrote: VIN's were funny in the late 50's and early 60's. I am not surprised they don't work on realOEM The motors were bored and stroked BMW R67 motorcycle engines. I am very jealous. I have been looking for a 700 for 20 odd years
winnieandbuzz
winnieandbuzz New Reader
8/28/13 10:23 a.m.

VIN of BMW 700 can be looked up here: http://www.bmw700.net/index.php?lng_id=en&mnu_id=5&sub_id=28&cnt_pag=1

I have some parts, engines, doors etc. but am located in The Netherlands so freight costs wil be high...

winnieandbuzz
winnieandbuzz New Reader
8/28/13 10:26 a.m.

@bettyboop58: could you post some pictures of your 700 with 1150rs engine?

carbon
carbon Reader
8/28/13 5:00 p.m.

That would be sooo cool with a s1000rr swap! No reverse but sooo cool, Just mount it transversely and run a driveshaft right off the countershaft. <img src=" photo 146_1004_012010_literbikes_horsepower.jpg" />

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
8/30/13 2:58 a.m.

Okay guys here goes after much trying lets see if the photos can download

[URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130129_142122_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/CAMERA3701_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130410_125913_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130410_125833_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130207_115555_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/2013-08-02-352_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/2013-07-25-338_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/2013-06-06-227_resized.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/2013-04-08-168_resized.jpg.html][/URL]

Xceler8x
Xceler8x UltraDork
8/30/13 8:39 a.m.

That thing is chain drive?!

That has got to be one of the coolest old cars I've seen.

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
9/26/13 1:39 a.m.

Hi everyone I am now progressing along much faster with my bmw 700 with rs1150 engine hoping to have it ready for a historic race in october so it has to get finished and tested, here are a few more photos so far .[URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_120314.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_115046.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_115018.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_114201.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_114029.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_113951.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_113916.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130925_113902.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130913_120153.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/20130913_120138.jpg.html][/URL]

RoadRaceDart
RoadRaceDart Reader
9/26/13 1:44 a.m.

This needs it's own build thread.....

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
9/27/13 2:56 a.m.

Hi roadracedart, dont know how to move this post

wspohn
wspohn Reader
9/27/13 2:55 p.m.

Cute.

But stay away from any serious NSU 1000s!

4cylndrfury
4cylndrfury MegaDork
9/27/13 3:21 p.m.

In reply to bettyboob58:

Well, I dont think hes meaning that you need to move the thread, he means start a thread int he builds section, and post some more detailed info. Like some play by play action showing progress of the project. The shots you posted on the 30th with a primered body, missing fenders, and a small carbed bike motor are a far cry fromthe last shots, and I for one (Im sure I speak for most of us) would love to see some of the nuts and bolts steps that got you there. This is a pretty cool project on a platform that I never knew existed.

bettyboob58
bettyboob58 New Reader
10/1/13 2:35 a.m.

Okay guys I will start a thread and post the build as I get a bit of time in between work and all,these are the pics of when i got the car ,it had fibreglass doors and frontend but to conform to classic car racing i had to change to all metal body and install a rollcage (enjoy)
 photo 03032012122.jpg [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/03032012121.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/03032012119.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/03032012114.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/03032012113.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/22072011029.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/22072011027.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/22072011026.jpg.html][/URL] [URL=http://s1123.photobucket.com/user/bettyboob58/media/22072011025.jpg.html][/URL]

RossD
RossD PowerDork
10/2/13 9:37 a.m.

Awesome car and work!!!!

So, I'm not a big motorcycle guy, but what's bespoke to the car and what is from a stock motorcycle, regarding the drivetrain? Also, how does the power get down to the axle flanges? (I'm probably not seeing it in the photos...)

***Edit: looking again, it'll probably have a sprocket on the driver's side flange, right? No differential?

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