Originally Posted by Mk5mike
Sorry for the obvious question but any benefit to the 1150 engine? Like easier to adjust valves or over built at all?
Benefits compared to which other BMW engine? The original 1100 oilhead was a big step up in sophistication from the airheads.
The R1100xx were 5 speeds, the 1150 started the 6 speed era (aside from the R1100S).
The 1150 oilhead was in production for a long time....then came the R1200 'hex head'.