STAGE 18

 Return to the BUILD


“In this stage, you assemble the front chassis and associated parts ready to be fixed to the other chassis parts over the next few issues.”

 

Contents


Parts

Build


Front Chassis

Step 01

Fit the Front Left Chassis Part to the underside of the Front Chassis as shown, and secure it into place with one (1) EM screw.

There is an alignment pin on the Front Left Chassis Part to align this correctly. This is also your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Fit the Front Right Chassis Part to the opposite end of the Front Chassis as shown, and secure with one (1) EM screw.

There is also an alignment pin on the Front Right Chassis Part to align this correctly.

Step 02

Retrieve your Chassis assembly from the previous stage. Turn over the Front Chassis assembly (from the previous step) and fit it to the front of the Chassis assembly. Align the four screw holes and secure these parts together with four (4) DM screws, as shown:

Step 03

Turn the entire Chassis assembly over. Fit the Front Left Chassis Skeleton to this location on the Front Chassis as shown, and secure into place with one (1) DM screw:

Fit the Front Right Chassis Skeleton to this location on the Front Chassis as shown, and secure into place with one (1) DM screw:

This stage is now complete, this is what we have so far:

Thoughts


I enjoyed this stage as we are beginning to extend the base chassis plate. I did not run into any problems either, which is always good news. While the Front Chassis is a nice chunk of metal, the rest of the parts in this stage are plastic.

Next Up


Stage 19 – Front Middle Chassis, Oil Pipe Covers

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