ISSUE 28

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue you will be able to add more parts to the radiator assembly by following these step-by-step instructions.”

This issue contains the radiator parts that attach to the fan assembly from last issue, and then install them all to the frame.

Contents


Parts

Magazine

  • Drive Time: Model Instructions
  • What The Paper Said: More Press Reactions
  • A Time Traveler’s Guide: Principal Strickland

Build


As I have done before, I painted the heads of the final two FP screws in this issue with Tamiya XF-56 Metallic Grey in advance.

Assembling the Radiator

Step 1

Place the Radiator Grille into the Radiator Grille Back.

The lower edge of the Radiator Grille has curved corners, so this will only fit in one way:

Step 2

Fit this assembly into the Radiator Mount while aligning the holes:

Step 3

Secure these parts together with (2) FP screws:

Step 4

Attach the radiator fan assembly we built in the previous issue to the back of the Radiator Mount with six (6) AP screws.

This fits either way, but in the real DeLorean, it should be like this. Note the great decal from Mike Lane I added in the last issue:

Mounting the Radiator

Step 5

Place this assembly onto the two Radiator Mounting Brackets at the front of the chassis:

Step 6

From the underside, secure the radiator assembly to the brackets with two (2) FP screws:

Thoughts


Another short and simple issue, but it does set up  the next issue which is more complex with all the engine cooling piping. Everything in this issue is plastic.

Running Total of screws used so far: 262

Next Up


 Issue 29 – Frame: Chassis Plate, Centre Plate

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