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Old 11-01-2012, 07:15 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Bulldust View Post
Built February 1977 (6180710).

These bikes were designed originally to have snowflake mag wheels, a production fault/delay caused the first year to be sold with spoke wheels, having regard to BMW's practice of using what parts are to hand (some of the last R90S's to come to Australia had 1,000 cc barrels and /7 wiring looms) it is possible that the earlier production of the 77 model had a different wheel finish to bikes built later that year.
Most new models start in August of the previous year however the 77 RS started in June of '76 so that would make yours a mid model year build for what ever that's worth.
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