It's a bit of a bit moment as, in Section 10, the the monocoque body, the undertray and the engine are married together! The instructions don't seem very specific about the order in which these assemblies should be joined; I tried a couple of things but the winning approach was to join the engine to … Continue reading Something that looks like a car!
The idea of this post was that, now that many parts are painted, it's time to just stick things together. In reality I have repaired areas of damaged paint a number of times, but didn't take any photos and mostly tried to blot them out from my mind. Much of Sections 4 and 5 are … Continue reading Sticking things together – Section 4, 5, 9
In the second panel of Section 9, the rear truss, which holds rear wing (eventually), plus the transmission radiator, is added to the transmission. The trusses also hold the rear lighting, which is described in Section 11, but I have added now as I need to route lighting wiring before assembling the rear truss. This … Continue reading More transmission – and lighting!
In Section 9 (or Step 9, or Stage 9, whatever your preference) of the instructions, the transmission and rear suspension is built up, and then mated to the engine. All of that assembly - engine, trans, suspension - gets mated in turn to the body in Sction 10. Section 9 has four parts to it … Continue reading Section 9 – Transmission begun