PACK 47

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“In this [pack] you will continue building the Front Right Suspension of your model NISSAN GT-R (R35).”

This will be a near copy of Pack 42, just on the right side of the car.

Contents


Parts

Magazine – Issue 13

  • The GT-R Story: The 2011 Model
  • Mechanics & Factory: Suspension Overview
  • Racing Legend: The 2009 Super GT – 4th & 5th Races
  • How to Build: Model Instructions

Build


Front Right Suspension

Just like on the other side, let’s take a look at how the Stroke slots into (and locks into) the Upper Mount:

Step 01

Slide the Coil Spring over this end of the Upper Mount:

Step 02

Slide the Stroke into the open end of the Coil Spring. Align the tab of the Stroke with the slot in the Upper Mount and compress these parts together. Turn the Stroke slightly counter-clockwise to lock it into the Upper Mount, trapping the Coil Spring in place.

Step 03

Retrieve the Right Lower Swing Arm assembly from the previous pack.  Slide the forked ends of the Stroke over this section of the Right Lower Swing Arm, aligning the holes:

Secure these together with one FM screw and nut, as shown:

Step 04

Fit this post of the Knuckle Base up into the end of the Right Lower Swing Arm, as shown:

Secure these together with one (1) NM screw. Once fully tightened, it should still be able to rotate slightly.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Thoughts


Feels like we have done this before, right? Same steps, different side.

Next Up


Pack 48 – Suspension: Front Right Upper Swing Arm/Base, Hinge

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