Originally Posted by georgesgiralt
No, the pawl is exactly the same as the early one.
What I mean is that BMW changed this design shortly after your bike was made. They are often retrofitted to older bikes. Your mechanic may have simply mentioned that there was a possible upgrade. Anyhow, they are described on my website under "Airhead Transmissions."
I think you're going to be taking it apart again. Too bad it didn't show up during assembly and bench testing.