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“In this assembly session you will attach the dashboard to the front of the car floor and begin assembling the roll
Materials: The entire Roll Cage is metal.
Mounting the Dashboard and the Roll Cage (I)
Retrieve your Dashboard assembly from the previous stage and your Floor Pan/Interior assembly from Stage 54. Fit the Dashboard assembly to the front of the Floor Pan, as shown:
Secure the left side of the Lower Dashboard Panel to the top posts of the Front Left Floor Panel with two (2) CP screws:
Secure the right side of the Lower Dashboard Panel to the top posts of the Front Right Floor Panel with two (2) more CP screws:
Secure the front edge of the Lower Dashboard Panel to the Floor Pan assembly using four (4) CP screws:
Fit the ‘flattened’ end of the Rear Right Bar of the Roll Cage to this notch on the left front of the Rear Arch of the Roll Cage, as shown:
Here is a closer picture of the joint:
Secure the Rear Right Bar of the Roll Cage in place with one (1) PM screw, as shown.
I recommend waiting on tightening these roll cage screws all the way until we get it mounted into the Floor Pan. It should help relieve stress on the various roll cage bars. This is also your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
I am excited that the roll cage is made of metal. It looks nice and solid!
Stage 59 – Roll Cage Rear Left Bar/Left Arch