"How to" Series
Dismantling shell and chassis: Steps 2 - 4
Removing the shell
Step 2 - Remove the cab section first by carefully pulling up on the sides. Once the cab is removed, tilt the hood section forward and lift it off.
NOTE: Cab and hood are separate pieces and held into the chassis by tabs and friction. Care should be taken in removing parts.
Unsoldering track power from light board
Step 3 - Unsolder the truck pickup wires from the light board and lift off the light board frame by removing the two screws.
Removing light board from chassis
Disconnecting rubber U-joint from motor
Step 4 - Disconnect the motor from the rubber tube U-joint and remove it from its chassis cradle. Label the top of the motor with a piece of masking tape and set it aside.