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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.”




Materials: Everything in this issue is metal.


  • Drive Time: Model Instructions
  • Production Diary: The Jules Verne Train
  • A Time Traveler’s Guide: ZZ Top


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.

Next Up

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

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