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THE BUILD

 

For a full photo history of the build see the Photo page.

 

 

20-10-2006.

The project started with these two donor Hillman Imps.

     
 

26-10-2006

11 1/2 " off the mid section and roof removed.

     
 

28-10-2006

Starting work on the jet. This shows an early test.

     
 

22-12-2006

Fitting the jet to the car.

     
 

22-12-2006

Wheels and suspension fitted. Bonnet and rear section taking shape.

   
 

22-12-2006

A quick lick of paint.

This rear view shows the after burner.

     

13-01-2007. Christmas out of the way, back to work.
Testing the driving position with the steering wheel fitted.

     
 

18-03-2007.

Work kept me away for a while but now I'm back at it.

Here you can see the rear wheel arches and tail fins taking shape.

     
 

25-03-2007

Found a great set of tail lights off a 59 Cadillac, also exhaust now fitted.

     
 

25-03-2007

The back end is really coming together now.

     

31-03-2007. The Flatmobile is finally taking shape.

     

31-03-2007. That back end is starting to look really horny !

     
 

21-04-2007

Polished afterburner housing

   
 

11-06-2007

Steering column fitted

     
 

11-06-2007

Cockpit cover taking shape

     
 

11-06-2007

NO ! The Jag is not on blocks.

     
 

11-06-2007

See what I mean !

     
 

11-06-2007

Still waiting for the other set of tail lenses to arrive from the U.S.

   
 

11-06-2007

Assume the driving position.

 

     
 

11-06-2007

This is going to be FUN !!!

     
 

30-06-2007

Cockpit taking shape.
Switches and gauges going in.

     
 

30-06-2007

Cockpit cover finished

     
 

30-06-2007

The other tail lenses have arrived at last.

     
 

30-06-2007

Time to start thinking about the paint job.

   
 

30-06-2007

Giz us a go dad - go on dad giz us a go, giz us a go.

Promise I won't bend it (much) !!!!!

     
 

4-08-07

Cockpit

     
 

4-08-07

Dials 'n' knobs

     
 

4-08-07

Lets take it for a spin

     
 

4-08-07

All we need now is a driver

     
 

4-08-07

OH !!! SHIT !!!

     
 

4-08-07

!!!!!???****""#### in ell

     
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4-08-07

O Dear !! And I burnt my hand.

     
 

4-08-07

Only slightly singed !!

Bollocks ##**

   
 

7-10-07

Instruments installed

     
 

7-10-07

On its wheels and off to
the paint shop.

   
 

23-11-07

In the paint shop

     
 

23-11-07

Masked up ready for the artist to start work.

   
 

12-01-2008

Christmas over

     
 

12-01-2008

Back from the paint shop

     
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05-03-2008

MOT time !

Hope they've got a
sense of houmour.

     
 

05-03-2008

Gotham City Autos

     
 

05-03-2008

Hmm! Modified ?

Well yes !

Slightly I suppose.

     
 

05-03-2008

OK !!!

MOT in hand. :-)

Off to the pub Flatman.

     
     
     

 

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