BMW R80GS Paris Dakar

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BMW R 80G/S Paris Dakar
Manufacturer
BMW
Production 1984
Class Enduro
Engine
Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Horsepower 50.02 HP (37.3 KW) @ 6500RPM
Torque 42.04 ft/lbs (57.0 Nm) @ 5000RPM
Ignition Battery ignition
Spark Plug Bosch W 7 D / Champion N9YC
Transmission 5 Speed
Frame Double loop tubular frame with bolt on rear section
Suspension Front: Telescopic hydraulic forks.
Rear: Monolever swinging arm.
Brakes Front: Single ∅260mm disc
Rear: ∅200mm Drum
Front Tire 3.00 - 21
Rear Tire 4.00 - 18
Wheelbase 1465 mm / 67.6 in
Length 87.72 inches (2228 mm)
Width 32.28 inches (820 mm)
Seat Height 860 mm / 33.9 in
Weight 205 kg / 452 lbs (wet)
Fuel Capacity 32 L / 8.4 US gal
Manuals Service Manual

The BMW R 80 G/S Paris Dakar was a air-cooled, four-stroke, boxer twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylidner Road motorcycle produced by BMW in 1984. Max torque was 42.04 ft/lbs (57.0 Nm) @ 5000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 50.02 HP (37.3 KW) @ 6500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a Air cooled cooled Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.. The engine featured a 9.2:1 compression ratio.

Drive[edit]

Power was moderated via the Dry single plate, with diaphragm spring.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 3.00 - 21 front tire and a 4.00 - 18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Single ∅260mm disc in the front and a ∅200mm Drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Telescopic hydraulic forks. while the rear was equipped with a Monolever swinging arm.. The R 80G/S Paris Dakar was fitted with a 32 L / 8.4 US gal fuel tank. The wheelbase was 1465 mm / 67.6 in long.

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Specifications[edit]

Make Model BMW R 80G/S Paris Dakar
Year 1984
Engine Type Four stroke, two cylinder horizontally opposed Boxer, pushrod operated 2 valves per cylinder.
Displacement 797.5 cc / 48.7 cu in.
Bore X Stroke 84.8 x 70.6 mm
Cooling System Air cooled
Compression 9.2:1
Induction 2 x Bing constant depression carburetors
Ignition Battery ignition
Alternator Bosch 12 V/280 W
Spark Plug Bosch W 7 D / Beru14-7DU / Champion N9YC
Starting Electric & Kick
Max Power 37 kW / 50 hp @ 6500 rpm
Max Torque 56.7 Nm / 5.8 kgf-m / 41 ft lb @ 5000 rpm
Clutch Dry single plate, with diaphragm spring
Transmission 5 Speed
Final Drive Shaft
Gear Ratio 1st 4.40 / 2nd 2.86 / 3rd 2.07 / 4th 1.67 / 5th 1.50:1
Rear Wheel Ratio 1:3.20
Frame Double loop tubular frame with bolt on rear section
Front Suspension Telescopic hydraulic forks.
Front Wheel Travel 200 mm / 7.8 in
Rear Suspension Monolever swinging arm.
Rear Wheel Travel 170 mm / 6.6 in
Front Brakes Single ∅260mm disc
Rear Brakes ∅200mm Drum
Front Tire 3.00 - 21
Rear Tire 4.00 - 18
Dimensions Length 2230 mm / 87.7 in Width 820 mm / 32.3 in Height 1150 mm / 45.2 in
Wheelbase 1465 mm / 67.6 in
Ground Clearance 175 mm / 6.88 in
Seat Height 860 mm / 33.9 in
Wet Weight 205 kg / 452 lbs
Fuel Capacity 32 L / 8.4 US gal
Review mc24.no / GS pages
Manual 5united.net / Owner manual

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