STAGE 002

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“In this stage you’ll begin building the front wings and bumper. First you’ll fit the front lights to the panel, then install the panel onto the body.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Front Wings is metal, but the other parts in this stage are plastic.

Build


Building the Front Wings and Bumper

Step 1

Fit the Front Right Lens (marked ‘R’) into this matching recess on the right side (also marked ‘R’) of the Front Bumper Panel, as shown:

Step 2

Cover this Lens with the Front Right Reflector (marked ‘R’), orienting it as shown:

Step 3

Secure this Reflector to the Bumper Panel, capturing the Lens in between, with two (2) PS02 screws:

Step 4

In the same way, fit the Front Left Lens (marked ‘L’) into this matching recess on the left side of the Front Bumper Panel, as shown:

Step 5

Cover this Lens with the Front Left Reflector (marked ‘L’), orienting it as shown. Then, secure this Reflector to the Bumper Panel, capturing the Lens in between, with two (2) more PS02 screws:

Step 6

Fit the two posts of the Front Bumper Panel assembly to the forward surface of the Front Wings, locating the two outer pins in their matching alignment holes as shown:

Steps 7-8

Secure this Bumper Panel to the Front Wings from the inside with two (2) more PS02 screws:

Thoughts


I love when we complete an entire section of a partwork in one stage, such as this front bumper assembly. Keep this safely stored away as it will likely be a while until we need it again.

Next Up


 Stage 003 – Engine Cylinder Head, Cam Cover Tops/Bottoms/Caps, Gears, Spark Plugs, Oil Cap

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