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Old 02-06-2013, 03:59 PM   #34
TipsyMcStagger
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Originally Posted by crazydrummerdude View Post
This is an early 1974 R60/6. For those of you keeping up, I now own every BMW model from the "dreaded" 1974 production year.. and I ain't dead yet! I think..
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Originally Posted by Wirespokes View Post
The 74s have a bad rep, but from my personal experience they do just fine!
I am completely airhead illiterate, so please excuse my ignorance; but why exactly does the 1974 have a negative reputation?

I'm considering having a look at a rough 1974 R60/6 for a Cafe project. It's my understanding that '74 was the final year of kickstart, which is appealing to me.

TIA.

Tipsy

This is a 1973 R60/5, that is my inspiration:

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