KIT 79

 Return to the BUILD

“In this phase you will install the main power switch, and fit the gas filter onto the right engine block of your Eleanor Mustang.




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Right Engine Block

Step 79.1

Retrieve your Chassis assembly from Kit 73. Fit the Main Power Switch through this opening behind the driver’s side Dashboard:

The two wires on the back of the Switch should be at the top, as shown:

Step 79.2

Cover the Switch with the Switch Holder, fitting the two pins of the Holder into the matching holes next to the Switch, as shown:

Step 79.3

Secure the Switch Holder in place with one (1) PS05 screw:

Step 79.4

Fit the post and pin of the Gas Filter to the matching holes of the Right Engine Block, as shown.

I am pretty sure this is Gas Filter is actually the starter motor on the real car:

Step 79.5

Secure the Gas Filter into place from the inside with one (1) PS05 screw:


I have to say I am happy that we are back to building the engine of our Eleanor! While the Chassis assembly can be set aside until Kit 82, keep the Right Engine Block and the unused Right Exhaust Manifold nearby for the next kit.

Next Up

 Kit 80 – Left Engine Block/Exhaust Manifold, Gearbox Top Housing, Radiator Bracket

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