Return to the BUILD

“In this [pack], you will attach the Door Handle and Door Hinge to the Left Door of your NISSAN GT-R (R35) model.”

After a ten month out-of-stock delay, we can finally get back to building this GT-R!



Magazine – Issue 22

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  • Mechanics & Factory: Every Shape has a Purpose
  • Racing Legend: The 2011 Super GT Series
  • How to Build: Model Instructions
  • Spotlight On: NX Coupe Type FB13 (1990)


The Left Door

Step 01

Fit the Magnet into this hole on the back of the Left Door, as shown:

Step 02

Retrieve your Door Opening Tool from Pack 77. Place the Door Opening Tool on the outside of the Left Door where the Magnet is and make sure it is attracted to the Magnet. If not, the Magnet needs to be removed and turned around:

Fit the Magnet Holder over the Magnet as shown, and secure it into place with one (1) DM screw.

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

Step 03

Fit the two posts of the Left Door Handle into this matching recess on the outside of the Left Door, as shown:

Secure the Left Door Handle into place from the inside with two (2) BP screws:

Step 04

Fit the Left Door Hinge to this location on the inner front edge of the Left Door.

Make sure the ‘L’ marking on the Left Door Hinge is right side up, as shown here:

Step 05

Fit the Left Door Hinge Holder over the these two posts, covering the ‘bar’ of the Left Door Hinge, as shown:

Secure the Left Door Hinge Holder into place with two (2) NM screws:


It has been so long since we have build anything on this GT-R that I had to dig out my red cutting mat again! At least we are back at it with this Left Door. It is solid metal and quite heavy compared to other doors I have assembled. So far, so good!

Next Up

Pack 84 – Body: Left Wing Mirror/Surface

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