These are actual Service Bulletins. Do you think that dealers were excited to receive these bulletins? If you wish to find high-quality tools, look for those by Ray Bunch or Ed Korn.
Dial indicator, tool, Dial indicator April 1964
BMW Special tools R50/5-K100RT, 2129 Oct. 1984
R1100RS special tool kit, 2587 April 1993, historical interest only
Revised tool boards, 2621 Feb. 1994
Special tools for the R80 & R80RT, 2164 Aug. 1985
BMW brake bleeder valves, 2509 Jan. 1992
Another brake bleeder system update, 2558 Nov. 1992
Showa fork reassembly tool, 2519 April 1992
Steering head bearing adjustment tool, 2606 May 1994
Below is a list of Matra tools by number and the application.
- Many are needed and of decent quality.
- Some are not needed.
- Some are of poor quality.
311 Engine – Removal of the flywheel
319 1-4 Gearbox – Removal/installation of primary shaft securing ring
338 2 Exhaust – Loosening/tightening exhaust nut
355a Engine – Removal of the camshaft
357a Clutch – Installation of the clutch. Can be easily done without these tools.
422a Gearbox – Removal of the gearbox output flange
494 Gearbox – Loosening/tightening transmission flange castle nut
494 1 Gearbox – Holding for the drive shaft castle nut
500 Gearbox – Loosening/tightening transmission flange castle nut
501 Gearbox – Removal of transmission driving flange
504 Gearbox – Centering of output shaft when setting selector fork
505 Driveshaft – Protect oil sleeve ring during installation of final drive housing cover
506a Driveshaft – Wrench for threaded cover and ring in the final drive
507 Rear Drive Wheel – Fixture for tightening of coupler gear
508 Rear drive wheel-Wrench for loosening/tightening of the universal joint hub
509 Rear Drive Wheel – Punch for installation of the oil seal ring
511 Rear Drive Wheel – Punch for installation of the oil seal ring
513 Driveshaft – Spanner for adjustment of rear swing arm bearing
517 Wheels – Spanner for loosening/tightening of hub dust cover
519 Front Fork – Punch for installation of front wheel swinging arm
529+529 1 Clutch – For centering the driven disc for clutch installation
530a Engine – Punch for adjustment of rocker arm push rod tubes
535 Engine – For pressing the timing gear/sprocket onto the crankshaft
536 Engine – Puller for removal of gears
540 Engine – Holding tool for grinding valves with 7 and 8-mm stem diameter
545 Front Fork – For clamping the front fork during disassembly/reassembly
546 Front Fork – Sleeve for protection of damper piston rings
547 Front Fork – Punch for tapping in seal rings on fork legs
Updated 30 March 2023