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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 – user2813274 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 ;) – Zhaph - Ben Duguid Jul 17 '15 at 21:26
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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:

http://content.screencast.com/users/slapshot136/folders/Jing/media/7aad6afe-ba55-4337-b4a6-5475bcde628e/2015-07-16_2314.png

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

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  • 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. – Jon Stephens May 25 at 2:11
  • @JonStephens my bet is - to show you they are not connected and you haven't missed anything. – Mołot 3 hours ago

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