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Home Introduction The Kits Tools Supplies Order of Ass'y Chassis Ass'y Motor Ass'y Cockpit Ass'y B-377 Ass'y Hood Fix Body Mods Body Prep & Prime Body Painting Paint Rubout Body Clearcoating Otter Ass'y B-377 Painting Otter Painting Chassis Completion
I complete almost all of the assembly of the motors and then paint them overall aluminum with the SNJ Metal spray before contrasing colors. I also install the headers. The diagram below shos what I do.

One note is that the preinstallation of the headers can be tricky. I first install the right side headers as they rest against the trans and this palces them in the proper position. I use soperglue to do this to instantly set them. I then glue the left side headers in place with tube glue to allow me time to properly space and position them. I use the exhausts as a guide to do this. With the right side fixed this is easy to do. I hold everything in place. (Takes a little practice.) I then iht the left sde header joints with a drop of super glue and activator and it is done. Assembly goes quick.