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“Fix light covers and the power coil brackets to the front bumper, then attach the bumper to the body of the DeLorean.”
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Bumper, Lights and Brackets
Fit one of the Light Covers into a matching recess of the Front Bumper and secure with two (2) AP screws.
The two surfaces of the Light Covers are not the same. The smooth side should be facing out:
Repeat this step on the other side of the Front Bumper with another two (2) AP screws:
Fit one of the Power Coil Brackets to the right side of the Front Bumper, aligning the locating pin in the upper hole:
Secure this from behind with one (1) LP screw:
Repeat this two more times with additional Power Coil Brackets and two (2) more LP screws:
Repeat this process on the left side of the Front Bumper with the remaining Power Coil Brackets and three (3) more LP screws:
The Front Bumper assembly should now look like this:
Retrieve your DeLorean and bring this Front Bumper assembly to the front of the car. Insert the two yellow LEDs into the holes behind each Light Cover, as shown:
Slide the Front Bumper onto the car, fitting it into the recesses on each side.
While doing this, carefully tuck the LED wires back into the Headlight Surround assembly so as to not pinch them:
Secure the Front Bumper assembly to the car with four (4) DM screws, as shown.
This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:
This is a good time to do another lights check. Power up the car, press Switch 6, and the headlight and turn signals should light:
With this issue complete, the front body of the car is now finished! It truly looks like a DeLorean should. Everything in this issue is plastic.
Running Total of screws used so far: 906
Issue 96 – Body: Valance (Left Side), Door Step (Left)