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by maxwellmilian
Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

i wouldn't try that. the power from the led or bulbs actually returns throught the board, you will definitly burn out the transistors. on the other hand, if you run some pnp high voltage regulators through the box and out, you can power some serious lights. i'm trying to cut down on the level of pow...
by maxwellmilian
Fri Feb 19, 2010 10:14 pm
Forum: General Archive 2010
Topic: a Question about KITT replicas and the law
Replies: 15
Views: 5981

Re: a Question about KITT replicas and the law

as far as red lights go, i always made my scanner removeable, but i replaced it with a metal strip painted bright red. that way, if i ever would have a cop pull me over( smartass that i am ) id tell any cop/ judge that if they didn't shut up, i'd paint the entire car red, nevermind the red strip. th...
by maxwellmilian
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:34 am
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: KR08 vs Viper
Replies: 66
Views: 23461

Re: KR08 vs Viper

Actually, I was thinking of a few crossovers, but the one that sticks in my craw the most is a crossover with an unexpected twist to bring the ols KR up to the new..... I'm working out a plot line. I have and explosive entrance, but I need to work out some bugs for the meshing of the old with the ne...
by maxwellmilian
Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: Trouble with Knight Registries...
Replies: 1
Views: 2795

Trouble with Knight Registries...

I just tried to register into Knight Registries, and it won't work. Their page takes all of your info, but when you hit the link to enter it, the response comes that you didn't enter the image code... WHAT IMAGE??? Nice job webmaster. I wonder if anybody else has this trouble.... I also think that t...
by maxwellmilian
Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:38 pm
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: Why the series KR08 has disappointed me...
Replies: 16
Views: 8739

Re: Why the series KR08 has disappointed me...

Honestly, I saw more to be disappointed in the writing than in the car. The idea of sending out one person with two hundred support personnel just doesn't wash with me. I'm glad that they eliminated the extra baggage of the government, and it's more true to form of the original. I don't mind the SSC...
by maxwellmilian
Sun Feb 01, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New KI3T voice orb for sale!!!
Replies: 115
Views: 71650

Re: New KI3T voice orb for sale!!!

Hmm, I'd like to get one, too. Please don't think i'm trying to knock it down, but I'm a tinkerer from a long time ago, and this is a very, very fine job of replication. I was under the impression that somehow this guy got a warhead nose. But before you all go off, let me explain! Some years back, I...
by maxwellmilian
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:36 am
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: set of 14" with caps 4 sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1107

set of 14" with caps 4 sale

Figure I'd put it up here before Ebay for one of you could have first crack. Set of four rims, reasonable shape, set of black caps to go with 'em. I'm on the WI-IL state line geographically. Might even be able to deliver if close.
by maxwellmilian
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: Would Knight Rider 08 be better if
Replies: 8
Views: 2619

Re: Would Knight Rider 08 be better if

Nah. But I think we need a little more wit, especially from Mike (Justin). I know it took a whole season for William Daniels and David Hasselhoff to make it work, but that was because they didn't meet until the end of season party. Then they were on they're way, and seemed more like a team. This run...
by maxwellmilian
Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: WTH is this replica?
Replies: 25
Views: 6965

Re: WTH is this replica?

I didn't think I was the only one with that kind of response to that piece of s***!
That is no replica, its a perversion!
by maxwellmilian
Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:45 pm
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: Essay on Knight Rider technology
Replies: 8
Views: 7872

Re: Essay on Knight Rider technology

There were three cars..... !
by maxwellmilian
Tue Dec 23, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: General Archive 2009
Topic: If Attack Mode was called Pursuit Mode...
Replies: 41
Views: 22352

Re: If Attack Mode was called Pursuit Mode...

Hmmm. Attack mode.... Pursuit mode.... SPM... We pretty much agree that SPM was the original "jump the shark" moment for Knight rider back in the day. We also have had great advances in tech, especially nanotech, since. Personally, as a buff for anything technologically fantastic, I person...
by maxwellmilian
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:05 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: Original kitt a hard top
Replies: 4
Views: 2588

Re: Original kitt a hard top

Yes, KITT had everything in the package, but I'll tell you, it was an engineering nightmare trying to figure it all out. I pondered on it for days on end when I was in my twenties. I'm a 45 year old maintenance mechanic, and trust me, where there's a will.... If I had the dough, I'd build one wih AL...
by maxwellmilian
Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: Where can I get/build a cheap "Kitt" LED Scanner?
Replies: 3
Views: 3539

Re: Where can I get/build a cheap "Kitt" LED Scanner?

Go look at the post JC Whiney scanner question. I got a neat mod in there. I'm looking to do more improvements in the future. :good:
by maxwellmilian
Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

I'm working on that part, I like it too. I might put a second set of caps in the line that charge when the box is turned off, and when its turned on, they "dump" into the LEDs, making the all on feature functional. A different way would be to change the POTentiometer, and have a second of ...
by maxwellmilian
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

NO,no,no,no,....This was an old attempt to replace a burned out bulb many moons ago. The LED bar works fine, the array stays cool, and it has the capacitors in it now. Since the LEDs don't hardly pull anything, the transistors in the vox probably don't even realizr that there is actually a light of ...
by maxwellmilian
Sun Nov 30, 2008 12:00 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: What is the cheapest way to transport Kitt to Knightfest?
Replies: 6
Views: 3119

Re: What is the cheapest way to transport Kitt to Knightfest?

What? No one has their mobile command center yet? After my car is finished, I'm definitly going to build one of them to transport my car! LOL! I entertained that idea for w hile, as I worked with a guy that looked exactly like RC3! I had my old KITT car back then, and threatened him with driving the...
by maxwellmilian
Sat Nov 29, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

Tried it. It blows out the transistor that illuminates the bulb, too much amperage. The markers that I use have the same case, but I wanted something that didn't have that "bulby" appearance, and was flat like KITT's scanner when the lights were off. I actually went a step further, and use...
by maxwellmilian
Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: What is Knight Rider?
Replies: 14
Views: 4372

Re: What is Knight Rider?

What is knight rider..... "One man...CAN make a difference...." So far, in all of history, that has been the norm rather than the exception, when you look at it, from a removed pespective. Look at the most prominent people in history. Solomon was an exceptionally skilled leader, not a rule...
by maxwellmilian
Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

The video is taken with my razor phone. I might be able to get some stills if they look alright, I have to take more of my dash, anyway. I might try to do the you tube thing, but I'm better at converting SAE to Metric, not video files! The razor only records for a few seconds and automatically stops...
by maxwellmilian
Mon Nov 17, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

I do have to make an alteration for you guys, the caps are 20mfd, before anyone gets too far along with this..... the 10s will bleed down too fast and the LEDs fade out too rapidly. I went through hell and high water to get my scanner right, and I don't want anyone t/od at me for not saying so! I ap...
by maxwellmilian
Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

There might be someone out there to do it, the phone is a razormoto, and I just downloaded it to the comuter through the utility that I bought with it. I'd take the unit home and power it from the house, but I was never intending to remove it in the first place. Its kinda fixed in the car, the harne...
by maxwellmilian
Tue Nov 11, 2008 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: JC Whitney Scanner Question
Replies: 23
Views: 22101

Re: JC Whitney Scanner Question

Post it when you get it, lee! My forte is in R&D of HARDware, not SOFTware! :kittconv2:
by maxwellmilian
Wed Oct 08, 2008 2:08 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: I give you....KITT. Please?
Replies: 25
Views: 12225

Re: I give you....KITT. Please?

I hate to bust bubbles, but lets look at some hard facts here A) GM hates Knight Rider, and can't even keep sales up, so why could they be trusted to support another TV car? Why do you think that they got rid of their best muscle cars and when they DID make a half-baked attempt, they purposely refus...
by maxwellmilian
Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:42 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: Will KITT morph in other vehicles?
Replies: 3
Views: 3076

Re: Will KITT morph in other vehicles?

I hope I don't jinx it, but will the Knight 3000 morph into the Knight 2000? Maybe to evade a pro enemy that is hip to the other usual morphs?
by maxwellmilian
Wed Sep 24, 2008 2:05 am
Forum: General Archive 2008
Topic: Was KITTs dash covered?
Replies: 5
Views: 2068

Re: Was KITTs dash covered?

Epoxy is fine, usually forgiving too. The reason I use oil base is that it is extremely durable, and goes on in a layer that is very thick (several Mils over regular paint) and is also forgiving and most of all cheap! My overlays are complicated to explain without a few pix, but I'll try. First, you...