How To Find Vintage BMW Motorcycle Parts

Knowing how to find vintage BMW motorcycle parts will save you time and money on your expensive motorcycle. If you use your fine-tuned technical knowledge and patience to find the best deal, buying and selling your vintage BMW motorcycle parts is very easy.


What you will need:

  • Knowledge of the parts (Knowing the exact part number and manufacturer for your vintage BMW parts can save you a lot of hassle in the long run.)
  • Patience (Finding the best deal takes time, but the payoff is worth it.)
  • Internet access
  • Access to local business with knowledge of BMW motorcycle parts
  • Newspaper classifieds
  1. Go online. Using the internet is by far the easiest way to find any great deal on vintage parts. Just use your preferred search engine to start your search.
  2. Find a local shop, deal or fanatic. Any of these places or people will have connections to help you find your part.
  3. Call your local BMW motorcycle repair shop. Sometimes the BMW dealer has the ability to order hard to get parts for your BMW.
  4. Look at classified advertisements either online or in print.
  5. Locate a BMW club in your area. Here you should be able to find a list of collectors and sellers that can give you the inside scoop on buying vintage BMW parts.
  6. Go to local flee markets that specialized in motorcycle parts.

Things to remember:

  • If someone doesn't have your part, do not hesitate to ask if they know of someone who will. Connections are your best asset in finding the best deal.
  • Dealers might charge more than a local ad but make your search sweet, short and simple.
  • Beware of scams. Never pay with a Western Union transfer.

There are a variety of ways to find the best deals on vintage BMW motorcycle parts. Be on the constant lookout for what you need and you will be successful.

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