STAGE 103

 Return to the BUILD


“In this assembly session you will take be working on the rear section of the car body, attaching the rear lower
panel and installing the reverse lights.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Rear Lower Panel is metal, but everything else is plastic in this stage.

Build


The Reverse Lights and the Rear Panel

Stage 103.1

Fit the two Reverse Light Frames over the pins at these locations on the inside of the Rear Lower Panel.

The recessed ‘cups’ of the Reverse Light Frames with the tiny tabs in them should be facing up, as shown:

Stage 103.2

Fit the two Reverse Light Lenses into the two Reverse Light Frames, as shown.

The large flat side of these lenses should be facing up here:

Stage 103.3

Fit the Right Reverse Light (marked ‘R’) over the posts on either side of the right Reverse Light assembly, as shown. Then, secure it into place with two (2) CM screws.

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

Stage 103.4

In the same way, fit the Left Reverse Light (marked ‘L’) over the posts on either side of the left Reverse Light assembly, as shown. Then, secure it into place with two (2) CM screws.

Stage 103.5

Retrieve your Body assembly and carefully turn it upside down on a soft cloth. Fit this Rear Lower Panel assembly below the bumper and between the rear quarter panels, as shown:

Stage 103.6

Secure the Rear Lower Panel to the Body from the inside with two (2) AM screws:

Thoughts


This stage completes the rear end of the Body. I love the way these Reverse Lights look!

Next Up


 Stage 104 – Rear Wheel Arches

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