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My Summer Car: Screw and Bolt Size Guide

Everytime you try to tighten a bolt or screw are you trying every spanner? Stop being a spanner and take a look at this size guide.

You are getting to grips with My Summer Car, but you can't quite work out which size spanner is needed for each part of your car. Well, you have come to right place.

Each component for working on your automobile in My Summer Car is listed below, sectioned off by where each set of parts goes in the car. 

Each entry in this list will be formatted as follows:

  • Part name - screw/bolt count - spanner size/screwdriver
    • Extra information needed

Before you start anything:

  • Put in the sub-frame - 4 screws - 10

What size spanner will work?

Front suspension/brake
  • Steering Rack - 4 screws - 9
  • Left/Right Wishbone - 2 screws - 10
  • Left/Right Steering Rod - 1 screw - 12
    • Screw in after Strut is placed.
    • Adjustment nut - size 14
  • Spindle - 1 screw - 12
  • Disk Brake - 1 screw - 14
    • Don't tighten until Half Shaft is in.
  • Left/Right Strut - 4 screws bottom, 3 nuts top - 9 bottom, 10 top
  • Half Shaft - 3 screws - 9
Rear suspension/brake
  • Let/Right Trail Arm - 2 screws - 12
  • Drum - 1 screw - 14
  • Left/Right Tie Rod (1 bolt ) - 12
  • Shock Absorber - 2 screws bottom, 1 screw top - bottom 6, top 12
  • Coil Springs - nothing
    • Place in before Shock Absorber
Wheels x 4 - 4 screws - 13
    • Hub Caps - nothing
Exterior, Interior, and Car Body
  • Headlights - 2 screws each - 7
  • Rear Seat - 2 screws - 9
  • Seat (Passenger/Driver) - 4 screws - 9
  • Steering Column - 2 screws - 8
  • Dashboard - 2 nuts - 10
  • RPM/Clock Gauge - 2 screws - 7
    • Put into Dashboard meters before placing it into car.
  • Dashboard meters - 2 screws - 6
  • Steering Wheel - 1 nut - 10
  • Gear Stick - 3 screws - 6
  • Handbrake - 4 screws - 8
  • Boot/Trunk Lid - 4 screws - 6
  • Fender Left/Right - 4 screws - 5
  • Grille - 2 screws - 6
  • Door Left/Right - 4 screws - 10
  • The Hood - 4 screws - 6
  • Front/Rear Bumper - 2 screws - 8
  • Fuel Tank - 7 screws - 11
  • Exhaust Muffler - 1 screw - 7
  • Exhaust Pipe - 3 screws - 12
  • Fuel Tank Pipe - nothing
  • Radio - nothing
  • Rear Light left/right - nothing
  • (Subwoofer) Panel - nothing
Engine
  • Engine Block - nothing
    • The starting stone for all engine things
    • When in place in car, 3 screws - 11
  • Crankshaft - nothing
  • Camshaft - 2 screws - 5
  • Main bearing (1,2,3) - 2 screws - 9
  • Piston (1,2,3,4) - 2 nuts - 7
  • Head Gasket - nothing
  • Cylinder Head - 10 screws - 7
  • Spark Plugs - hand screwed
  • Engine Plate - nothing
  • Flywheel - 6 screws - 7
  • Clutch Cover Plate - 6 screws - 6
    • Clutch Pressure Plate goes into the Cover Plate.
      • The Clutch Disk goes into the Pressure Plate.
  • Camshaft Gear - 1 screw - 10
    • Put timing belt on after this.
  • Timing Cover - 6 screws - 6
  • Crankshaft Pulley - 1 screw - 11
  • Gearbox - 6 screws, 1 screw on side - 7, side screw 10
  • Rocker Shaft - 5 screws - screws 8
  • Drive Gear - 6 screws, 1 nut - screws 6, nut 6
  • Distributor - 1 screw - 6
  • Oil Filter - hand screwed
  • Alternator - 1 screw for spanner, 1 screw for screwdriver, 1 nut - spanner 7, nut 10, screwdriver
    • Before screwing in with screwdriver, fan belt needs to be added.
      • Fan Belt needs to be bought from the store.
  • Water Pump - 1 screw, 4 nuts - screw 7, nut 7
  • Water Pump Pulley - 4 screws - 7
  • Electrics - 2 screws - 8
    • Screwed into engine compartment
  • Fuel Pump - 4 nuts - 7
  • Carburetor - 4 nuts - 8
  • Starter - 2 screws - 7
  • Headers - 5 nuts - 8
  • Rocker Cover - 6 screws - 7
  • Oil Pan - 7 small screws, 1 large screw - small 7, large 13 
  • Air Filter - 2 screws - 6
Engine compartment
  • Fuel Strainer - 1 screw - 8
  • Clutch Cylinder - 2 nuts, 1 screw on pedal - nut 8, screw 9
  • Brake Cylinder - 2 nuts, 1 screw on pedal - nut 8, screw 9
  • Clutch Lining - 2 nuts - 7
  • Brake Lining - 4 nuts, 1 bolt - 7 (all)
  • Radiator - 4 screws - 7
  • Radiator Hose(1,2,3) - nothing
    • Hose 2 attaches to engine block.
  • Battery - nothing
Motor Hoist - 2 screws - 10

You need to place the fully assembled engine onto the carry bar, you will hear a click when it's correctly placed (there are two hooks on the engine itself). When you tighten the hoist's screws, the engine will snap into place.

Need more My Summer Car tips? Grab them from below:

If you want more tips and tricks for My Summer Car let us know in the comments below! Otherwise, happy screwing... forget I said anything.

Published Nov. 8th 2016

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