STAGE 83

 Return to the BUILD


“In this assembly session you will continue to work on the left door.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: While the Inner Frame of the Left Door is plastic, the rest of these parts are metal.

Build


Mounting the Left Door (II)

Stage 83.1

Retrieve your Left Door assembly from the previous stage. Fit the Inner Frame of the Left Door to the interior of the Left Door as shown, align the screw holes, and secure the Inner Frame to the Left Door with four (4) AM screws.

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

Stage 83.2

Fit the rounded end of the Top Hinge (Part 2) between the rounded tabs of Top Hinge (Part 1), aligning the screw holes as shown:

Secure these together with one (1) TM screw, as shown:

Stage 83.3

Fit the Top Hinge assembly to this upper location inside the Left Door and secure it into place with two (2) AM screws, as shown:

Stage 83.4

Fit the rounded tabs of Bottom Hinge (Part 2) between the rounded tabs of Bottom Hinge (Part 1), align the holes, and secure them together with one (1) UM screw, as shown:

Stage 83.5

Fit this Bottom Hinge assembly to this lower location inside the Left Door and secure it into place with two (2) AM screws, as shown:

Stage 83.6

Retrieve your Body assembly from Stage 81. Secure the Hinge Mount Plate to this location in front of the left-side door opening using three (3) AM screws, as shown:

Thoughts


This stage was all about prepping the Left Door frame and hinges for later installation on the Body assembly. Store this assembly somewhere safe for a while as we will not need it in the next stages.

Next Up


 Stage 84 – Left Door Inner Section, Lock, Lock Stem/Spring/Mount Bracket

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