KITT IN THE GIMBAL QUERY

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KITT IN THE GIMBAL QUERY

Post by weeezl » Tue Oct 07, 2008 7:30 pm

This may well have been answered before.........and yes Im to lazy to search through all the threads.......

If KI3T is supposed to have a relatively straight forward engine design, whats stopping all the fluids from draining out when he's rotated upside down on the Gimbal?

I realise the real car in the SSC set has no engine, but whats up with that?

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Post by gotigers1 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:11 pm

The one they use in the gimbal has no engine as well.

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Post by weeezl » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:22 pm

gotigers1 wrote:The one they use in the gimbal has no engine as well.


Thats kind of what I meant but I was looking for an explanation as to how they explain it from the TV show point of view..............oh wait.........transforms into an F150..........Kitt makes replica car keys........

Ok, maybe a silly question on my part....... :D

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Post by Stylez » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:49 pm

Oh man don't you know? It's the nanotech! lol it seals everything off nice and tight or maybe the motor just disappears.

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Post by HOFFABE » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:11 pm

ur over analyzing just enjoy the fact we have a new knight rider at all...:)

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Post by Rockatteer » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:49 pm

The same thing that stops water from falling out of a bucket when you spin it over your head.

I'm sure if they left it hanging up side down they'd start getting some sort of leakage from somewhere, although most modern engines are pretty well sealed up, otherwise you'd have stuff squirting out while they where running all the time.
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Post by weeezl » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:08 am

weeezl wrote:
gotigers1 wrote:The one they use in the gimbal has no engine as well.


Thats kind of what I meant but I was looking for an explanation as to how they explain it from the TV show point of view..............oh wait.........transforms into an F150..........Kitt makes replica car keys........

Ok, maybe a silly question on my part....... :D


Over analysing?

I guess thats why I wrote "Ok, maybe a silly question on my part....... :D"

I was having fun! :D

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Post by HOFFABE » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:11 am

i know :) i was just joshin ya. i guess that they just want us to assume he is air and water tight would be my guess.

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Post by weeezl » Wed Oct 08, 2008 12:15 am

HOFFABE wrote:i know :) i was just joshin ya. i guess that they just want us to assume he is air and water tight would be my guess.


Yeah thats what I thought!

I guess i shouldnt worry about fluid leaks if he can transform into a flatbed or if you been reading the spoilers a van. :D

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Re: KITT IN THE GIMBAL QUERY

Post by BlueChaos » Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:51 am

No fluids at all! He was built from uh... nanotech and is run by an electric motor.

Oh wait, the backdoor pilot said KITT runs on normal fuel... so maybe they changed it somehow later.
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