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1957 R69
Years Produced: 1955 - 1960
Number Produced: 2,956
Type: four-stroke two-cylinder flat twin
Displacement: 594 cc
Maximum Power: 35 hp at 6800 rpm
Top Speed: 165 kph / 102 mph
Restoration Time: September 1999 - May 2006

Notable period parts include: Rauch dual instrument headlamp bucket, early VDO cam-drive tachometer (1959 version), Hoske tank and mufflers, Bowman flywheel, Bowman deep sump and Albert/DGM bar end mirror. All plating is correct cadmium, black phosphate and chrome. All fasteners are original spec with correct head markings and 14mm heads. Reproduction items were used only where necessary such as rubber parts, seals, tires and bearings. Glasurit paint and hand striping by Kent Holt.


Photos © 2008 by James Young