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by RafaelLOJ
Sun Jan 18, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

Pimpin & Crimpin Sunday! I needed some Molex connectors... so you can easily connect / disconnect stuff... Went to Radio Shack... Would of been about $30 in connectors... they had a "Buy 10 Parts, get 50% off" and I signed up for something and got and additional $5 off, walked out with...
by RafaelLOJ
Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

"If anyone has any facts to the contrary, please present them. I will be the first to eat humble pie if Marco presents in-progress pics of him actually sculpting the nose he sells. But for some strange reason he refuses to, hmmm..." Amen... 3D drawings that look NOTHING like the finished p...
by RafaelLOJ
Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Knight Rider Heros
Replies: 0
Views: 2001

Knight Rider Heros

http://knightriderheroes.com/

Anyone know what this is about?
I think David Hasselhoff mentioned it at the end of Afficionauto...
I signed in.. got an email or 2 to check it out, but it's still the same home page with nothing to say...
???

Rafael
by RafaelLOJ
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

Here is a very basic break down of the factory window switches and wires.... http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofjah/PowerWindowWireColors_zps9f6a1090.jpg Pic originally from Jagu07 on www.thirdgen.org Basically, the black is ground, the Pink (red) is positive... Then the Blue's on each swit...
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Jan 06, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

Windows.... The GM Buttons for the Window up/down are like mini relays. They can connect a bit of power, but seems like not enough, since everyone always complains about how slow they are, even with new motors... Your KR button will probably fry if you try to wire it up to the wires the buttons uses...
by RafaelLOJ
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ws6air replica updates
Replies: 239
Views: 152368

Re: ws6air replica updates

Yes, absolutely beautiful... I hope to see it (and ride in it) in person some day, Marc...

I did the SEM Palomino, and I have black seatbelts, which I'm keeping... I think the contrast will add to the "race car" vibe :)

Rafael
by RafaelLOJ
Thu Jan 01, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

More work on the lower console... (Red / White / Green / Red buttons & keypad) It's 3/4th wired up! Previously I did all the wiring to just light it... Today, I ran a parallel circuit to ground all the buttons when pressed / on... The only wires needed now are the wires for the actual things, pa...
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Dec 30, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

More toys... What is this? A low voltage relay (4 actually, all on one board)... A Red LED outdoor light (3 1watt LED's) I got off ebay for $10... http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofjah/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-12/20141230_211817_zpszikfpo7j.jpg My car is a factory stick shift car, so it has a...
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

Terminal Blocks... I got these 2 sizes from Ebay... The white one can handle 40 amps (11 Inputs) and the blue 30 amps (6 inputs)... http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofjah/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-12/20141230_114226_zpsdmdfgwkl.jpg I used the white for 12v + (can be used for grounds too), I hav...
by RafaelLOJ
Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Re: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

A few reasons why I went this route... I have a 91 Formula with different console... I picked up a pristine console (for a 91) for a great price... I have a stick shift car and want access to my Emergency Brake... So I will make a small angled stand for it to mimic the real one, but can't cover up m...
by RafaelLOJ
Fri Dec 26, 2014 10:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wiring... Oh what fun! :)
Replies: 9
Views: 3519

Wiring... Oh what fun! :)

Mechanically, my car is pretty good, so been using time off during the holidaze to work on wiring... I had a custom CNC aluminum plate made then powdercoated to house my center console buttons...I had rewired it up for lights today, previously using 16 gauge primary wire, but it was thick and hard t...
by RafaelLOJ
Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KR Kiddie Ride...
Replies: 7
Views: 3093

Re: KR Kiddie Ride...

Not sure how a virus got attached to that, I just got it from Craigs List.... Any who... I grabbed the pics from it... http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofjah/KR1_zps663b7048.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofjah/kr2_zps8579107f.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a278/luvofj...
by RafaelLOJ
Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flashback Friday: Colorforms Rub n' Play set
Replies: 1
Views: 1794

Re: Flashback Friday: Colorforms Rub n' Play set

Don't remember seeing this while growing up, but cool!

Raf
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KR Kiddie Ride...
Replies: 7
Views: 3093

KR Kiddie Ride...

I remember seeing this at Kmart growing up... May even be the same one, I grew up in St. Augustine... This is for sale in Daytona FL...

* LINK DELETED - POSSIBLE VIRUS *
by RafaelLOJ
Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Origin of KITT's scanner sound effect?
Replies: 5
Views: 3944

Re: Origin of KITT's scanner sound effect?

Mark had a cassette recording of the sound playing over and over that I heard...
Not sure where he got it... that is all I remember that he said (and I heard) about it.
by RafaelLOJ
Sat Dec 06, 2014 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Origin of KITT's scanner sound effect?
Replies: 5
Views: 3944

Re: Origin of KITT's scanner sound effect?

Not sure whether it is true or not, but Marks Scrivani once told me that a Roland synthesizer was used to create it.
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Dec 02, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turbo Header for Kitt 4 $ale
Replies: 0
Views: 1658

Turbo Header for Kitt 4 $ale

My last post was deleted....
This will fit 88 to 92 TPI Firebirds.
Includes BBS Turbo Header (Passenger)
Driver's Header
Crossover Pipe
Gaskets...

More info here...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/291312729207?ss ... 1555.l2649
by RafaelLOJ
Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare Knight Rider Photos...
Replies: 19
Views: 18299

Re: Rare Knight Rider Photos...

I have a couple of 2 page wide TV Guide ads... and quite a few others... I'm flying to Seattle tomorrow, so in December or so I'll throw them up...
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rare Knight Rider Photos...
Replies: 19
Views: 18299

Rare Knight Rider Photos...

Otay... Tons of KR pics online... but which ones do you have that you haven't seen? Here are a few... http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e228/fixit727/KittVoiceCar_zps87e190b0.jpg This was from some teen magazine in the 80's (uh, I was a teen!) and check out the Kitt car... It looks smaller than the ...
by RafaelLOJ
Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

For MORE pictures and proof.... See other thread below...

http://www.knightriderrevolution.com/fo ... ?f=3&t=827

I'm sure Billy won't mind :)

Rafael
by RafaelLOJ
Sat Oct 25, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e228/fixit727/50_zpse321b216.jpg 3d model... full of lines... finish model curvy & sexy! Let's examine this one... http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e228/fixit727/51_zpsb5aef0e5.jpg Disregard that flat horizontal lip on the bottom that wraps around to the side....
by RafaelLOJ
Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

Marco's Final... no lower horizontal lip... oh look, tapers and curves... unlike his 3d digitally clone!

Image
by RafaelLOJ
Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

& moving forward... When I showed the picture of the 3d model nose and the actual one from above, angles between the 2 were off BY A LOT and it was also too long (front to back)... Then I was shown this... http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e228/fixit727/38_zps7df980ae.jpg Science! Yes... viewing...
by RafaelLOJ
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

Well... topic locked at the foundation... 3 people are privy to seeing some real magic happen... A 3d Model that looks nothing like the final product... & the final product that looks exactly like Billy's... Moving forward... http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e228/fixit727/31_zps39accd22.jpg Wha...
by RafaelLOJ
Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....
Replies: 26
Views: 16637

Re: Marco / KittSuperCar a Recaster? You decide....

So the photo of Kitt with the 3D nose has, as you say, "optics and distance are compensated for.." and it fits? Let's shed some light on it... I brightened up the picture... Problems... It's too wide, left to right... hard to see on left side, but look at right edge... On the outer edges, ...