PHASE 86

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“Join the front left wheel arch liner to the front left engine bay liner, then install them both into the main body shell.”

 

Contents


Parts

  • 86A – Front Left Wheel Arch Liner
  • 2x CM screws (+1 spare)
  • 4x EP screws (+2 spare)

Materials: The only part in this phase is plastic.

Build


The Front Left Wheel Arch Liner

Step 01

Retrieve your Front Left Engine Bay Liner assembly from the previous phase. Fit the four posts of the Front Left Wheel Arch Liner into the matching holes on the outside of the Front Left Engine Bay Liner, as shown:

Secure these parts together with four (4) EP screws, as shown:

Step 02

Retrieve your Body assembly and carefully turn it upside down on a soft cloth. Lower this Wheel Arch Liner assembly into the inside of the front left wheel opening. As you do so, feed the angled end of the Hood Support Arm through the slot in the Hood Release Latch, as shown:

Make sure the Left Headlight wiring is not trapped or pinched under this assembly to prevent damaging it:

Secure the Wheel Arch Liner assembly to the body with two (2) CM screws, as shown.

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

Thoughts


The details we added to this Front Left Engine Bay Liner look even better when attached to the body!

Next Up


Phase 87 – Frame: Front Right Engine Bay Liner, Engine Bay Tube

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