PHASE 07

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“In this phase, you will join the exhaust manifolds to the engine cylinder head and fit the exhaust front pipe.”

Contents


Parts

  • 07A – Engine Cylinder Head
  • 07B – Front Exhaust Manifold
  • 07C – Rear Exhaust Manifold
  • 07D – Exhaust Front Pipe
  • 07E – Exhaust Front Pipe Connector Seal
  • 4 x DM Screws (+2 extra)

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Build


The Engine Cylinder Head

Step 01

Slide the tabs of the Front Exhaust Manifold into these slots of the Engine Cylinder Head:

Then, secure the manifold to the Engine Cylinder Head with two (2) DM screws:

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Step 02

Repeat this step with the Rear Exhaust Manifold, securing it as shown with two (2) DM screws:

Step 03

Slide the Exhaust Front Pipe Connector Seals over the ends of the exhaust manifolds.

The pegs on the ends of the manifolds have keyed posts:

These match the keyholes in the Exhaust Front Pipe Connector Seals:

Be sure to slide them on with the narrow raised end towards the pipes:

Step 04

Press the Exhaust Front Pipe onto the protruding pegs of the manifolds as shown, trapping the seals in between:

Thoughts


We are one step closer to completing this car’s fantastic little engine! The Engine Cylinder Head is metal, but the rest of the issue is plastic. Keep this assembly nearby as we will need it again in the next phase.

Running Total of screws used so far: 36

Next Up


Phase 08 – Engine: Intake Manifold, Heat Shield, Air Intake Tube, Compressor Intake

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