I recently purchased a set, Technic 42000 Grand Prix Racer, that I am very happy with. However, I am perplexed by the fact that the set came with 6 extra transparent 1x1 round plates (studs).enter image description here

As you can see, this was clearly not a mistake, as they are shown in the instruction manual. So my question is, does anyone know what these are for? My guess was that perhaps the Designer is signing his/her name to the set in a quirky way. Can anyone explain?

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    Sariel's video explains it - they aren't used in the A model, but if you scroll down into the comments, it's explained that they are for the B model Jul 17 '15 at 3:16
  • @user2813274 - You should probably post this as an answer - I know we prefer longer answers if possible, but I think there's not much more to it here ;) Jul 17 '15 at 21:26

Sariel's assembly video shows that he ends up not using those 6 studs for the car assembly

but wait! if you scroll down into the comments:


he explains that the pieces are used for the B-model: B-model race truck, with 6 studs for headlights

  • Then why show them at all if they are not used ???? I spent time searching for answers myself. It must have been a mistake. There were other left over pieces that you assume are used for the other model and they were not shown as part of this model. Very strange. May 25 '20 at 2:11
  • @JonStephens my bet is - to show you they are not connected and you haven't missed anything.
    – Mołot
    Jun 4 '20 at 14:10

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