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Revell 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8. Help needed....


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#1 SpikeSchumacher

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:25 AM

Okay, at the point of installing the chassis to the body I have run into a HUGE problem with it seating properly in the front. I can't see where the inteference is coming from & the interior tub is securely glued into the body. But the front splash pan sticks out a mile below the chin spoiler. If I apply copious amounts of pressure it will line up, but I don't want to clamp the body & ruin the paint (black, of course)
Anybody run into this with this kit? Suggestions...?

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#2 mrmike

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:02 AM

It sounds to me like you have the rear of the chassis above the license plate indent instead of below it.Try repositioning the chassis as you insert it into the body.

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:12 PM

I have built this kit...and had no problems of the such...Good Luck ;)

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Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:18 PM

Hi Mathias, The front splash pan should be installed after the chassis, unless that is how you did it anyway. This is infact how it is on the 1:1 car. We have a '10 Charger RT with allwheel drive. The bottom of this car is very smooth compared to most vehicles. But the front splash pan, which is a hard plastic, protects both the steering rack and the oil pan. Hope this helps.