Michael Longs Trans am is Ready (Another Ertl Steel Update)

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Michael Longs Trans am is Ready (Another Ertl Steel Update)

Post by Josch Schulz » Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:30 am

Hi Friends

Here it is, Michael Longs Trans Am from the Pilot Movie Enjoy my new Modelcreation:

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Post by pdennis93 » Sat Mar 25, 2006 12:31 pm

cool...

isnt ertl supposed to be making a 1982 trans am die cast in 1:18?

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Post by sheltonw3 » Sat Mar 25, 2006 8:51 pm

they were suppose to do that last winter ,but they was some stupid delay and it never happend!...I did send a email to them asking that they do a veriable line of trans ams from 1982 to 1992!....there was no reply! :evil:
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Post by ReddawgKnight » Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:52 am

looks superb

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Post by FuzzieDice » Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:09 am

Very nice job on this! Excellent! :)

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Post by andy-kitt » Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:51 am

Cool, wheres your KITT you created & painted inside??

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Post by Josch Schulz » Sun Mar 26, 2006 7:37 am

Hi Andy

Its in Work

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Post by GWADA.TYS » Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:50 pm

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So nice :wink:

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Its done

Post by Josch Schulz » Tue Jun 27, 2006 10:22 am

Hi Folks

Without Words, please look at my Michael Long Trans Am from the Pilot Movie before the Car goes to be KITT:

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Well what do you think ??

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Post by Akaihiryuu » Tue Jun 27, 2006 6:10 pm

I used to think that Wilton took Michael's Trans Am and built KITT out of it...but actually not! KITT was already in the planning (and KARR had already been built out of a similar car). In one of the season 2 episodes (the one where Michael loses his memory and goes back to being Michael Long), April shows a newspaper clipping from when Michael was "killed", and the title was "Michael Long's Car Found". So that leads me to believe that the Trans Am was just left in the desert, along with a body for the cops to find. I believe that the fact that Michael had a Trans Am in the pilot was intended as foreshadowing, not that that car actually became KITT. Michael originally thought they took his car and made KITT out of it too, but Devon corrected him.

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Post by jup » Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:31 pm

Very nice looking model.

And, yea...while the fact was barely glanced over beyond several paragraphs in the pilot, it is written that K.I.T.T. is not Michael's Trans-Am. And, as in so many things about the show, facts are both too often sketchy and/or left to interpretation.

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Post by PBH » Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:53 am

pdennis93 wrote:cool...

isnt ertl supposed to be making a 1982 trans am die cast in 1:18?


Unfortunately, not any more. http://knightrideronline.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=8574

E-MAIL TO faq@racn.com:
"To whom it may concern.

Originally, collectors were made aware of RC2's plans to produce a 1:18 scale model of the 1982 Trans Am Recaro edition in 2005, but since then there has been no word on the project.

Are there still plans to release this model or any Trans Am variable from 1982 to 1992?

Thank you for your time."



THEIR REPLY:
"Phil-

Right now there are no plans to introduce a 1982 Trans Am Recaro edition in the coming months.

Tim Kubicek "

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Post by J-Knight » Wed Jun 28, 2006 10:13 am

Very cool Model :D
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Post by Major Ursa » Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:25 pm

Nice job there.
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Post by andy-kitt » Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:35 am

Great model Josch. Is that the original metal Pontiac Firebird they used for KITT??

I love the detailing you put on there.

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Post by Josch Schulz » Tue Jul 04, 2006 10:30 am

@Andy KITT

Jep that was the Metallic Trans Am they used for KITT

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Post by black knight2000 » Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:19 am

do you that would be in oz?
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Post by loneknight4000 » Thu Jul 20, 2006 5:34 am

Deveon actualy says KITT is not Michael's Trans Am in the pilot ep by saying "The similarities between this car and you own are purely circumstantial i can asure you"

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Post by J-Knight » Thu Jul 20, 2006 6:48 am

i think you may have gotten the wrong end of the stick, I think there reffering to the Model Josch Modified its self, not the show.
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Post by AusKnight2K » Fri Jul 21, 2006 11:09 am

The openings on the front of the models (where the turn signals are) seem to be larger than real Trans Am's they are based on :sad: Looks a bit weird ...

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