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“Now you can assemble the bumper with its two protective overriders, as well as the front license plate.”
- 05A – Front Bumper
- 05B – Front License Plate
- 05C – Left Bumper Overrider
- 05D – Right Bumper Overrider
- 05E – Left Support
- 05F – Right Support
- 6 x HP Screws (+2 extra)
- 2 x MM Screws (+1 extra)
Materials: Everything in this phase is metal, except for the plastic Front Bumper and Front License Plate.
The Front Bumper, Overriders, and License Plate
Insert the Left Bumper Overrider (marked with a ‘L’) into the hole on the left side of the Front Bumper aligning the small pin (circled below).
The left side of the bumper is marked with an ‘L’ as well:
Secure these from behind the bumper with one (1) MM screw.
This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
Repeat the previous step with the Right Bumper Overrider (marked with a ‘R’) and another one (1) MM screw:
Insert the Left Support (marked with a ‘L’) behind the bumper so the longer end fits behind the Left Bumper Overrider, as shown:
Secure into place with two (2) HP screws:
Repeat the previous step with the Right Support (marked with a ‘R’) on the opposite end and two (2) more HP screws.
You may notice that the Right Support has a small curved tab underneath it:
The License Plate is held to the Front Bumper with two (2) HP screws.
Be sure the lettering on the License Plate is right side up, as shown:
This chrome is wonderful and hard to photograph without my reflection! Safely store all of these parts until we need them again in Phase 56.
Phase 06 – Engine: Crankcase, Oil Filter, Oil Radiator Cover/Tank/Pipe