"In a ritual to be repeated dozens of times, I would heave my armored torso into the driver's seat of a Land Cruiser, chamber a round in my M4, lock the doors and wave a gloved goodbye to the Macedonian gate guard ...”
— Pete Buttigieg, Shortest Way Home

Does he put his head, legs, arms, etc. in the Land Cruiser after the torso is in there and then drive away? Does he reassemble to do this? Or does the torso drive away and the rest just waits for it to come back?