my 83 to KITT progress/updates

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Sun May 03, 2015 5:56 pm

new taillight blackout!



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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Sun Aug 09, 2015 10:46 pm

so i decided i didnt like the por15 semi gloss it wasnt glossy enough for me. i did the por 15 top coat in the gloss black. heres the results so far

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:23 am

not done yet but....

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby KittCARR » Sat Oct 17, 2015 7:33 am

That looks sooooo good, Rich.....wow. You must be so excited. What a difference a paint job can make! Can't wait too see it with the caps and scanner going.

Congrats man, well deserved! Keep the pics coming.

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:33 pm

thanks Joey!

outside is now 100% complete

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:37 pm

here's some updates: just got all new speakers for both the front and rear, hidden antenna and a radio

got a new steering wheel, the gullwing
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got this awesome sticker my friend made
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got the lower console overlay custom made, has the correct size coding spacemat calculator that was used in the show
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had the knight rider semi logo(chess head) on a garden sign
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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Sun Mar 20, 2016 7:30 pm

shocked i did it by myself. had a few hiccups but i managed to get it!


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and painted my gullwing

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Re: my 83 to KITT progress/updates

Postby kitt23 » Mon May 02, 2016 10:06 am

huge progress on new motor

also switched from vbelt to serpentine

and also single to dual fan

single to 2 core radiator

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old 305: nasty

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