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“With this issue, you will affix more wires to the chassis by following these step-by-step instructions. Keep piece 39A in a safe place as you will need it in [the next issue].”
NOTE: The parts list below has a misprint from Eaglemoss. Wire 9 is actually Wire 6.
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The Chassis and Wiring
The Chassis Plate will not be used in this issue, so put it aside until the next issue:
Lay Wire 6 (Black/White), Wire 10 (Blue/Green), Wire 11 (Green/Red) and Wire 23 (Red/Blue) between the Rear Left Wheel Arch and the engine, fitting them down between these posts.
I will mention it again: Eaglemoss misprinted the parts list for this issue – the part shown as Wire 9 is actually Wire 6. As in the previous issue, the ends with the black plugs go towards the center of the car. Also, like before, I chose to mark the wires with the 2 inch lengths from Step 2 and Step 5 first as it helps with wire placement:
Make sure that you leave approximately 2 inches (5 cm) of each wire extending past these posts:
I did this with the previous step.
Secure these four sets of wires into place using three of the Tabs. These Tabs have a pin and a hole. The pin fits in the post with the larger hole. Secure each Tab with one (1) KM screw.
This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
Position Wire 22 (Red/Blue) between the Rear Right Wheel Arch and the engine, fitting it down between these posts.
Once again, the end with the black plug go towards the center of the car:
Make sure that you leave approximately 2 inches (5 cm) of wire extending past these posts:
I did this with Step 1.
Like before, secure these wires into place using three of the Tabs and three (3) KM screws:
We do not see a misprint very often in this build, and I can see how a 9 and a 6 could be flipped, but we worked through it. There are a few wires we installed in this issue that are going to be replaced when I install The EL Light Mod kit from Model Modz, but I will tackle them when I receive the kit. The Chassis Plate (floorboard) in this issue is plastic.
Running Total of screws used so far: 345
Issue 40 – Interior: Panel (Firewall), Pedals, Brake Switch/Spring/Wiring