I’m starting to get paranoid about the engine fitting into the shell- I definitely want to avoid having to adjust the body once it’s painted. Time for a test assembly!
First we have to install the engine into the subframe.
It’s so clean and pretty!!
Engine and subframe supported with a very special stand, lift the front of the car up, and lower onto the engine. Carefully. With maybe a little bit of swearing when things scrape.
Lovely. Now we start fitting all the other engine bay bits, like brake and clutch cylinders, radiator, and radiator expansion tank: