ISSUE 88

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“… fit seatbelts and side panels to your DeLorean’s upper body assembly.”

Contents


Parts

Magazine

  • Drive Time: Model Instructions
  • Production Diary: DeLorean Destruction!
  • A Time Traveler’s Guide: 88 Miles Per Hour

Build


Roof Interior

Step 1

Identify the two different seat belts. They are marked ‘L’ and ‘R’:

Step 2

Fit the keyed post of the Left Seat Belt (88A marked ‘L’) into the matching hole of the Seat Belt Panel (Left):

Step 3

Secure this into place from behind the panel with one (1) IP screw:

Step 4

Fit the keyed post of the Right Seat Belt (88D marked ‘R’) into the matching hole of the Seat Belt Panel (Right):

Step 5

Secure this into place from behind the panel with one (1) IP screw:

Step 6

Retrieve your DeLorean body assembly and turn it upside down. Fit the Seat Belt Panel (Left) behind the left-hand door, as shown.

The square end of the Seat Belt Panel (Left) should slot down behind the Roof Interior Panel:

Step 7

Secure the Seat Belt Panel (Left) into place with one (1) DM screw.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Steps 8-9

Repeat the previous steps to fit the Seat Belt Panel (Right) assembly on the other side using one (1) more DM screw:

Step 10

Secure the Interior Panel (Left) in front of the driver side door with two (2) DM screws, as shown:

Step 11

Secure the Interior Panel (Right) in front of the passenger side door with two (2) DM screws, as shown:

Step 12

Turn the entire body assembly upright again. On the left side, secure the Seat Belt Panel (Left) to the body with one (1) FP screw:

Step 13

On the right side, secure the Seat Belt Panel (Right) to the body with one (1) FP screw:

Thoughts


With this issue finished, the top interior of the car is done! We are getting really close to marrying the body and chassis section together. I can’t wait! The seat belts are nylon fabric with plastic ends, while the rest of the parts are plastic.

Running Total of screws used so far: 825

Next Up


 Issue 89 – Body: Engine Cover/Hinges

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