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“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.



Materials: Everything in this issue is plastic.


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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:


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

Next Up

 Issue 29 – Frame: Chassis Plate, Centre Plate

2 thoughts on “ISSUE 28”

  1. Im having a little problem, wial attaching the bronse painted supports for the Radiator to the main chassis I accidentally used the wrong screws. The heads broke off now the rest of the screws are in the 2 holes and im not sure how to get them out. Any suggestions?

    1. It is likely more trouble to get the broken screws out than to just sand down the surfaces (to remove any paint) where the parts meet and just super glue them together. It is not a structural component.

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