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    not so retired henzilla's Avatar
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    P3030448.jpg

    May be a repeat...
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    Cool! 1974 was a good year for BMW.

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    And a nice one at that. What's going on with the knobs on the headlight nacelle, and the apparent extra lens in front of the headlight?

    BTW, welcome aboard!
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    Welcome to the forum, vin8899! Lew, I'm wondering if the "knobs" might be the old fashioned fuse holders. As for the lens, I can see a couple of white glued-on stickers, probably Velcro for holding a plastic lens cover.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 20774 View Post
    Welcome to the forum, vin8899! Lew, I'm wondering if the "knobs" might be the old fashioned fuse holders. As for the lens, I can see a couple of white glued-on stickers, probably Velcro for holding a plastic lens cover.
    When we had a /5 it originally had a Leuftmeister fairing. It had the original fuses inside the headlight housing. One rainy day riding from Minneapolis to Iowa City one of the fuses blew. To replace the fuse required that the fairing be removed to get a hand into the headlight housing. This was done in a parking lot in Faribault, MN in the rain.

    New fuse holders like the ones in the above photo were installed as soon as they could be acquired after we got home.
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    My R 80 G/S '81



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    Stumbled onto this thread this afternoon.
    Thanks so much for reminding me how much I miss my '75 R90/6

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