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
- 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.
- Find a local shop, deal or fanatic. Any of these places or people will have connections to help you find your part.
- Call your local BMW motorcycle repair shop. Sometimes the BMW dealer has the ability to order hard to get parts for your BMW.
- Look at classified advertisements either online or in print.
- 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.
- 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.