STAGE 52

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“In this stage, you fit the cargo area floor to the front inner floor.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The only part in this stage is plastic.

Build


Cargo Area Floor

Look at the size of this thing! It is definitely the largest single piece of plastic in any of my builds.

I have heard that many people are painting this floor surface a different color (some even go with a metal look), but I think Eaglemoss got this one right. The original rear floor was an off-white heavy-duty vinyl with the circular non-slip bumps on it. Therefore, I am going to leave this part alone:

Courtesy of GBFans.com and AJ Quick – Find more by clicking on this photo!
Step 01

Retrieve your Driver’s Side Rear Workstation assembly from the previous stage. Fit the four posts along the bottom of the workstation to the matching holes at the front top edge of the Cargo Area Floor, as shown:

I quickly noticed that there was a weird bit of the white flooring showing at the joint on the right side:

I took my Black Sharpie to the edges of this section to help it blend in:

Much better!

Secure the workstation in place from below with four (4) DP screws:

Step 02

Retrieve your Front Inner Floor assembly from Stage 48. Fit this to the bottom front of the Cargo Area Floor, as shown:

Secure these parts together from below with two (2) LP screws here…

… and five (5) NP screws here:

Thoughts


Well, this is a really large assembly. Be sure to store it safely and properly supported (it is not that strong yet). It does look great though!

Next Up


Stage 53 – Analog/Digital Simulation Panel, Tektronix Oscilloscope, Control Panel Supports

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