The 8" bottom track is fastened down and the 8" exterior wall studs will then be installed inside the flanges of the track. This track is "shot" down to the slab using power pins. Track installation on houses with a floor system is similar.
A short piece of 8" stud is screwed to the side of the red Iron columns at the correct height using #12 self tapping, hex head screws. The top track is then installed over the top edge and fastened with #8 self tapping, wafer head screws.
After the top track is installed the 8" wall studs can be slid into their correct location and fastened with #8 self tapping, wafer head screws.
Framed 8" wall with top and bottom track and 8" wall studs installed.
Outside view of an entire wall with top and bottom track, 8" wall studs and window and door openings installed.