STAGE 78

 Return to the BUILD


“In this assembly session you will attach the fuel cap and parking light to the rear left wheel arch of your model.
You will then attach the wheel arch to the car body.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: This Rear Left Wheel Arch is metal.

Build


The Rear Left Wheel Arch

Stage 78.1

Retrieve all three of the Rear Left Parking Light parts from the previous stage. Fit the Rear Left Parking Light Frame into this matching hole of the Rear Left Wheel Arch from the inside, as shown:

Stage 78.2

Fit the red Rear Left Parking Light Lens into the back of the Rear Left Parking Light Frame, as shown.

The small tab of the lens should fit into the matching notch of the parking light opening (arrow below):

Stage 78.3

Fit the Rear Left Parking Light Mount Plate over the Light Lens, align the screw holes, and secure with two (2) DM screws as shown.

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

From the outside, the parking light assembly should look like this. There is slight angle to the red lens:

Stage 78.4

Retrieve your Fuel Cap assembly from the previous stage. Fit the Fuel Cap assembly into the matching opening on top of the Rear Left Wheel Arch, as shown:

Stage 78.5

Secure the Fuel Cap assembly into place from below with two (2) AP screws:

Stage 78.6

Retrieve your Body assembly from Stage 76. Fit this Rear Left Wheel Arch assembly to the rear left of the body, as shown:

Stage 78.7

From the inside, secure the Rear Left Wheel Arch in place with nine (9) AM screws.

First, secure the three screws at the rear:

Next, secure the four screws in the middle:

Finally, secure the two screws along the bottom of the door opening:

Thoughts


We are slowly attaching more of the external body panels to our Charger and the glossy black surface is expanding. It is definitely becoming more difficult to keep my fingerprints off of it!

Next Up


 Stage 79 – Right Boot Side Panel, Rear Right Parking Light Mount/Frame/Lens

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