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[[Category:BMW motorcycles|R42, BMW]]
 
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{{Motorcycle
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|name            = BMW R42
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|photo=1926-BMW-R42.jpg
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|aka              =
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|manufacturer    = BMW
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|parent_company  =
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|production      = 1926 - 1928
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|model_year      =
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|predecessor      =
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|successor        =
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|class            =
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|engine          = two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
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|bore_stroke      = 68.0mm x 68.0mm
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|compression      =
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|top_speed        = 59 mph (95 km/h)
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|power            = 11.67 HP (8.7 KW) @ 3400RPM
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|torque          =
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|fuel_system      = carburetor. 20mm bmw spezial
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|ignition        =
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|spark_plug      =
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|battery          =
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|transmission    = Gear box: 3-speed <br>
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Final Drive: [[shaft drive]] (cardan) <br>
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Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated <br>
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|frame            =
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|suspension      =Front: leading link <br>
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Rear: rigid
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|brakes          =Front: expanding [[brake]] (drum brake) <br>
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|front_tire      = {{tire|3.5-26}}
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|rear_tire    = {{tire|3.5-26}}
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|rake_trail      =
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|wheelbase        = 55.51 inches (1410 mm)
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|length          = 82.68 inches (2100 mm)
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|width            = 31.5 inches (800 mm)
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|height          = 37.4 inches (950 mm)
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|seat_height      =
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|dry_weight      =
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|wet_weight      = 126.0 kg
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|fuel_capacity    =
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|oil_capacity    =
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|fuel_consumption = 3.00 liters/100 km (33.3 km/l or 78.41 mpg)
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The '''[[BMW]] R42''' was a two cylinder boxer, [[four-stroke]] standard produced by [[BMW]] between 1926 and 1928. It could reach a top speed of 59 mph (95 km/h). Claimed [[horsepower]] was 11.67 HP (8.7 KW) @ 3400 RPM. 
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==Engine==
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The engine was a [[air cooled]] two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 68.0mm [[bore]] x 68.0mm [[stroke]] result in a [[displacement]] of just 494.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv). 
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==Drive==
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The bike has a 3-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated. 
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==Chassis==
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It came with a 3.5-26 front [[tire]] and a 3.5-26 rear tire. The front suspension was a  leading link while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The wheelbase was 55.51 inches (1410 mm) long. 
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[[Category:standard motorcycles]]
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[[Category:BMW motorcycles]]
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[[Category:1920s motorcycles]]

Revision as of 20:08, 23 November 2019

1926 BMW R42


1926-BMW-R42.jpg
BMW R42
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 1926 - 1928
Engine
two cylinder boxer, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 68.0mm x 68.0mm
Top Speed 59 mph (95 km/h)
Horsepower 11.67 HP (8.7 KW) @ 3400RPM
Fuel System carburetor. 20mm bmw spezial
Transmission Gear box: 3-speed

Final Drive: shaft drive (cardan)

Clutch: dry-single plate-cable operated
Suspension Front: leading link
Rear: rigid
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 3.5-26
Rear Tire 3.5-26
Wheelbase 55.51 inches (1410 mm)
Length 82.68 inches (2100 mm)
Width 31.5 inches (800 mm)
Height 37.4 inches (950 mm)
Weight 126.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Consumption 3.00 liters/100 km (33.3 km/l or 78.41 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual


The BMW R42 was a two cylinder boxer, four-stroke standard produced by BMW between 1926 and 1928. It could reach a top speed of 59 mph (95 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 11.67 HP (8.7 KW) @ 3400 RPM.

Engine

The engine was a air cooled two cylinder boxer, four-stroke. A 68.0mm bore x 68.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 494.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).

Drive

The bike has a 3-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the dry-single plate-cable operated.

Chassis

It came with a 3.5-26 front tire and a 3.5-26 rear tire. The front suspension was a leading link while the rear was equipped with a rigid. The wheelbase was 55.51 inches (1410 mm) long.