PHASE 85

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“Install the brake fluid lines and hood release latch to the front left engine bay liner.”

 

Contents


Parts

  • 85A – Front Left Engine Bay Liner
  • 85B – Brake Fluid Line 1
  • 85C – Brake Fluid Line 2
  • 85D – Brake Fluid Line 3
  • 85E – Hood Release Latch
  • 1x HP screw (+1 spare)
  • 2x TP screws (+1 spare)

Materials: All of the parts in this phase are plastic.

Build


The Front Left Engine Bay Liner

Step 01

Fit the keyed post on the back of Brake Fluid Line 1 to the matching keyed hole at this location on the Front Left Engine Bay Liner:

Secure this into place from the other side with one (1) TP screw:

Step 02

Fit the post on the back of Brake Fluid Line 2 into the matching hole at this location of the Front Left Engine Bay Liner. Push the two pins (arrows below) along the Brake Fluid Line 2 into small holes in the Front Left Engine Bay Liner, as shown.

Take care when working with these brake fluid lines as they are very thin and fragile:

Secure Brake Fluid Line 2 into place from the other side with one (1) TP screw:

Step 03

Fit the locating pin of the Hood Release Latch into the smaller alignment hole at this location on the Front Left Engine Bay Liner, align the screw holes, and secure the latch into place with one (1) HP screw as shown:

Step 04

Push the four pins of Brake Fluid Line 3 into these matching holes along the top edge of the Front Left Engine Bay Liner, as shown:

Thoughts


I really enjoy all these little details. I can’t wait to see the completed engine bay!

Next Up


Phase 86 – Frame: Front Left Wheel Arch Liner

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