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“With this issue, you receive the engine cover for your DeLorean model. Next issue you will fit it to the upper body assembly.”




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The Engine Cover

Step 1

Fit one of the Hinges to the Engine Cover and secure with two (2) QM screws:

Make sure this Hinge is on the correct side of the Engine Cover; it should sit flush, like this. This is also your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Step 2

Repeat the previous step with the other Hinge:

Fun Fact: The real car does not actually have this Engine Cover. It was removed and replaced with a different one. I am keeping this one anyway:

It is time to add more stickers from Decal Set III by Mike Lane.  These are the ‘underhood’ stickers and are simply peel-and-stick to apply:

At this point, I realized that I missed a small Decal Set III sticker on the rear of the driver’s door, so here it is:


This issue went by fast! We will mount this cover in the next issue so keep it nearby. Everything in this issue is metal.

Running Total of screws used so far: 829

Next Up

 Issue 90 – Engine: Engine Cover Latch/Stay, Air Intake Pipes

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