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Matchbox KITT

Postby Josch Schulz » Sat Dec 24, 2005 5:37 am

What do you thing about the Matchbox KITT from the Star Car collection ? I thing that car ist not good for his year, not detaild, what do you mean ?

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Postby Knight-Armen » Sat Dec 24, 2005 8:19 am

What do you thing about the Matchbox KITT from the Star Car collection ? I thing that car ist not good for his year, not detaild, what do you mean ?


I don't know. You tell me! :D
Michael: Kitt what matters to me is who you are not what you look like. Sure we don't have the car so we can't turbo boost so we can't go over 200 miles an hour but it was all icing on the cake anyway

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Postby screaming_chicken » Sat Dec 24, 2005 8:39 am

it needs dash and t-top at least :(
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Postby andy-kitt » Sat Dec 24, 2005 1:33 pm

Atleast its got the right colour interior, not sure why they painted tail lamps though. (same as Corgi did). Its has a black out panel, tail lamps shouldn't be red.

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Postby pewter 02ws6 » Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:10 pm

here are a few pics of my 1/64 kitt and karr.... enjoy ;)
this kitt made by kenner features a detailed dash but the rest of the car is proportionally challenged. Image

here is a pic of the charawheels kitt & karr next to the ertl and kenner versions of kitt Image

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front view of the charawheels versions. kitt's scanner is a transparent red and doesn't show up in the pics very well. for some reason they painted karr's scanner on. they both have transparent red tail lights. Image

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Postby pewter 02ws6 » Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:11 pm

charawheels kitt Image

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charawheels karr Image

take notice to how accurate the bowling ball wheels are. this is the closest to the real wheels i have ever seen.
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Postby andy-kitt » Sat Dec 24, 2005 2:27 pm

Yeah them Hot Wheels models are excellent, not sure why KARR has given a black interior & painted scanner a dis-appointment.

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Postby Josch Schulz » Sun Dec 25, 2005 6:08 am

Man thats great, the kenner Dash looks very good, can you make some Photos about it, whats with the ertl Trans Am, can you make some Photos about that car, looks interesting

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Postby pewter 02ws6 » Sun Dec 25, 2005 3:14 pm

Josch Schulz wrote:Man thats great, the kenner Dash looks very good, can you make some Photos about it, whats with the ertl Trans Am, can you make some Photos about that car, looks interesting

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i plan to pry apart each of the cars to detail the interior of each. the charawheels kitt needs a black dash, the charawheels karr needs camel interior and the kenner kitt needs camel interior. after i open up the kenner version, i will post more pics so you can see it better. it isn't as detailed as it may look in the pic but it is at least an attempt.

the ertl kitt is just a plain dud. i don't know how else to word it. there is no scoop on the hood, no scanner and the car was casted with a camaro rear spoiler. this is a major oversight by ertl because they used this casting for their plain firebirds as well. the only thing that identifies it as kitt is a knight rider sticker on the rear quarter panel and it is black with black wheels. :roll:

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Postby andy-kitt » Mon Dec 26, 2005 4:15 pm

The car on my avatar is the Kenner car & seperated & painted up.

Yeah ERTL just used a basic Firebird, but its not even got the bonnet buldge & as you say a Camaro rear!!

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Postby Josch Schulz » Tue Dec 27, 2005 2:50 pm

@andy - kitt Can you show me the Kenner Car in new style?

I dont Understand the Making of that Firms like Matchbox and Ertl, wy does the make this? Ertl has another Version of a Trans Am that looks much more like KITT and has T-Tops to, wy do they use that car, matchbox too, thats not good. I dont understand the Matchbox Knight Rider, the is not make in the 80s but in the late 90s, better work is here not like in the 80s.

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Postby andy-kitt » Tue Dec 27, 2005 3:49 pm

Matchbox already had this casting so they just painted it up to make the star car series, its not ment to be a exact replica, just a way of cashing in on TV cars.

Sorry this site doesn't let you upload images so don't know how its done.

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Postby Pierre » Wed Dec 28, 2005 5:59 am

my charawheels kitt as painted scanner

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Postby Josch Schulz » Wed Dec 28, 2005 6:35 am

My KITT from Charawheels Too

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Postby Skav » Wed Dec 28, 2005 4:56 pm

I got the hotwheels KITT and KARR but they both remind me of the season 4 KITT because their bodies look molded from that season.

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Postby pewter 02ws6 » Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:09 am

can you guys post some pics that have the charawheels kitt with the painted scanner? i guess i got lucky.

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Postby imranbecks » Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:52 am

Pierre wrote:my charawheels kitt as painted scanner


Yup.. The later versions of the KITT charawheels had painted scanners after KARR was released.. But if you bought it before KARR was released, it would have an unpainted scanner.. Mine is unpainted..

In my opinion, i prefer it to be unpainted.. Luckily I bought it earlier..


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