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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by Sue » Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:26 pm

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Post by Still a fan » Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:09 pm

Ewww. For one, that look on the Trans Ams looks so 80's and 90's and is not very appealing compaired to todays vehicles, especially if it looks like a lifted car. Second, they don't make the Trans Am anymore. It would probably be another 5 years until GM decides to make another Trans Am (IF WE SEE ONE BY THEN). Third, as mentioned from one of the earlier comments, GM already gave away the Camaro to Transformers as Bumble Bee leaving that already beeing the hero car for that movie. Might as well use the Shelby-Cobra GT500KR as the hero car for Knight Rider. The Camaro is a good looking car, but I wouldn't say in black. It would Probably look better if it was a different color, but according to Knight Rider, the car has to be black. After these picks I'm lookin at, the Mustang clearly looks much better (ESPECIALLY IN BLACK).

You guys can suggest all you want about how much the car should be a Camaro, but after the icon KITT already made himself to be with the Mustang, it would be cheesy if they decide to change it now. It's way too late anyway. Besides the directors and the producers already completed all the episodes of this season with that Shelby before they decided to air the show. Go ahead and keep saying these suggestions all you want about KITT bein' a GM car. It's already too late, they're not gonna change it.

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Post by Knight94 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:10 am

:kittx: I gotta say Garthe Knight's version of the the Camaro-based KITT is really cool. Makes me think of
Kevin Morgan's TA designs. If any1 wants to see the designs KM did, you can go to kevinmorgandesigns.com.
If they do bring back the TA, masses of TA fans will probably erect a monument in his honor. That said,
let's give the new KITT Mustang a tire-smokin chance.

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by Solid Snake » Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:58 am

Sue wrote:ROTFL Yes, yes it is.


LOL I would almost smile... as I see the irony... but... I can't .... sooooo tired.... do I always have to explain why for most of us the Mustang works?
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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by Sky_Blue_Civic » Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:35 pm

Congratulations!By reading this signature,KITT's AWESOMENESS has increased by ONE POINT!
So far KITT's power level is OVER 9,000!!!!
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Post by seeker78 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:52 pm

mykittcar wrote:I am not complaining about the mustang it looks cool i can tell you are a ford person but you got to try to keep thinks in prospective the camaro and trans am are a gm product would keep things as a tradition


Well, if you want to speak of tradition, what about the tradition of producing cars ON AMERICAN SOIL, generating good blue collar jobs with union pay!!! Ford, General Motors and Chrysler have been major employers here in the United States for 100 years. Then, recently, they start exporting those jobs to Canada and Mexico.

The Camaro is made in Canada, the Mustang is Made in USA, they are BOTH boxy.

That Trans Am that was previously shown from was from the 90s, not today. The Camaro Concept-based Trans Am is going to be far more boxy. Plus the 90s Trans Am was also made in Canada.

The three American Muscle cars that are left are: Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang, Dodge Viper. Of those three, only the Ford Mustang has a backseat.

There are other cool looking (in my opinion) cars that are made here and have a backseat, but they are regarded as "dorky" by gearheads because they are FWD and don't have V8s.

Long live the FORD MUSTANG, **American Muscle**, emphasis on the American part. :-)

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by seeker78 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:58 pm

Knight94 wrote::kittx: I gotta say Garthe Knight's version of the the Camaro-based KITT is really cool. Makes me think of
Kevin Morgan's TA designs. If any1 wants to see the designs KM did, you can go to kevinmorgandesigns.com.
If they do bring back the TA, masses of TA fans will probably erect a monument in his honor. That said,
let's give the new KITT Mustang a tire-smokin chance.


For those who think this boxy, Made in Canada trans am would be less boxy than the Mustang, observe this pic

Side View of Morgan Designs Trans Am

observe the side view at the bottom...you're telling me that is less boxy than the Mustang GT500KR?????????

At least the Mustang supports good, steady jobs for Americans with union pay! :-)

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Post by PHOENIXZERO » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:23 am

Glad Sue went about looking up all those links, I was tempted to do it but I didn't have the guts to go back and have to go through all them them and the idiocy contained within.

I'm not the biggest fan of labor unions, they do some good in having the backs of employees against unsavory practices but a lot of no so good as well. But anyway, thankfully that's not a real Firebird/Trans-Am but still at this point they would probably make it just as boxy looking as the Mustang and the Camaro. Can't wait until the retro fad is dead and buried....
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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by Sky_Blue_Civic » Wed Oct 01, 2008 2:26 am

I couldn't help but actually revisit those threads for some reason.
Congratulations!By reading this signature,KITT's AWESOMENESS has increased by ONE POINT!
So far KITT's power level is OVER 9,000!!!!
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Post by 89IROCNDoug » Wed Oct 01, 2008 4:33 am

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seeker78 wrote:
For those who think this boxy, Made in Canada trans am would be less boxy than the Mustang, observe this pic

observe the side view at the bottom...you're telling me that is less boxy than the Mustang GT500KR?????????



I would definitely say that the Concept TA is less boxy than the Mustang GT500KR.
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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by Solid Snake » Wed Oct 01, 2008 5:22 am

And I would say the KR definitely looks nicer than that fake TransAm... the TA is only an artist impression of a car which will not be built.
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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by kitt34 » Fri Oct 24, 2008 7:09 pm

Kitt in a Camaro would save the show.

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Post by Rjaniz » Fri Oct 24, 2008 11:45 pm

Really? Cause the show seems to be doing just fine without it.

Was that comment really worth reviving a near-month old thread? Do you really think it added anything?

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Post by Faithful Car KRO » Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:39 pm

Rjaniz wrote:Was that comment really worth reviving a near-month old thread? Do you really think it added anything?


he never adds anything...he just says the same thing over and over and over....
Which is funny, cause everything he's said isnt true. wow.
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Post by Bishop37 » Sat Oct 25, 2008 6:07 pm

Rjaniz wrote:Really? Cause the show seems to be doing just fine without it.


No, not really.

http://tvbythenumbers.com/2008/10/22/re ... betty/6623

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by kitt34 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:20 am

Bishop37 wrote:
Rjaniz wrote:Really? Cause the show seems to be doing just fine without it.


No, not really.

http://tvbythenumbers.com/2008/10/22/re ... betty/6623


You got that right, this new version is already heading on the same level as TKR.

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Post by seeker78 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 1:37 am

89IROCNDoug wrote:I would definitely say that the Concept TA is less boxy than the Mustang GT500KR.


Well, just looking at the image you posted, the Mustang has much bigger windows. The Camaro is "boxy" at its finest.

This Camaro bears no significant resemblance to the 82 Trans Am that I can see, and bears more similarity to a Ford Mustang. In fact, it is basically a GM version of a mustang....that's not even made in America. So, you punch KITT in the nose, stretch out his cheeks, and you get this new Camaro...and in the process, you take jobs away from Americans.

GM's American Muscle Car is the Corvette. The Camaro would be Canadian Muscle. Specifically BOXY Canadian Muscle.

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Post by kitt34 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 11:43 am

seeker78 wrote:
89IROCNDoug wrote:I would definitely say that the Concept TA is less boxy than the Mustang GT500KR.


Well, just looking at the image you posted, the Mustang has much bigger windows. The Camaro is "boxy" at its finest.

This Camaro bears no significant resemblance to the 82 Trans Am that I can see, and bears more similarity to a Ford Mustang. In fact, it is basically a GM version of a mustang....that's not even made in America. So, you punch KITT in the nose, stretch out his cheeks, and you get this new Camaro...and in the process, you take jobs away from Americans.

GM's American Muscle Car is the Corvette. The Camaro would be Canadian Muscle. Specifically BOXY Canadian Muscle.

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Except the camaro is way sleeker than the mustang, the mustang may sleek, but it's not even sleeker at all.

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Post by PunkMaister » Sun Oct 26, 2008 4:16 pm

kitt34 wrote:
Bishop37 wrote:
Rjaniz wrote:Really? Cause the show seems to be doing just fine without it.


No, not really.

http://tvbythenumbers.com/2008/10/22/re ... betty/6623


You got that right, this new version is already heading on the same level as TKR.

Really now? Is that why they ordered 22 episodes? A whole full season of this show, because the numbers are so low it has to be immediately canned? You haters... :roll:

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by cloudkitt » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:53 pm

Holy crap, children, lighten up.

Would I have preferred the Camaro? Yes. Do I like Fords? No. But do I have any problems with KITT as a Mustang? No. He looks pretty cool. I wish he had black wheels and I know the simply construction of it probably would keep blacked-out brakes from looking good, but I wish there were a way, I wish he were a little more modified and not quite so stock...but they would have done that with the Camaro even. And may I again repeat GM deserves it for the absolute idiocy of not letting KR call KITT a Trans Am back when the show was on!

But they're definitely not gonna change the car now (unless Ford goes under...which I suppose isn't completely impossible...). As for where the car is built...I don't remember Knight Rider having anything to do with American jobs. Besides, Camaro's are built in CANADA! It's not like they're being made in some vietnamese sweat shop, lighten up.
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Post by FASTKNIGHT » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:24 pm

i think it all comes down to this,, if you ask me our freinds at G.M decided to wait to long for the release of the camaro,, the camaro would have been a nice kitt but in my opinion i would have liked to see a blacked out z06 :good:
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Post by seeker78 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:28 pm

FASTKNIGHT wrote:i think it all comes down to this,, if you ask me our freinds at G.M decided to wait to long for the release of the camaro,, the camaro would have been a nice kitt but in my opinion i would have liked to see a blacked out z06 :good:


Indeed, the Corvette looks far more like a KITT type car. :)

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Re: K.I.T.T. Camaro

Post by seeker78 » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:32 pm

kitt34 wrote:Except the camaro is way sleeker than the mustang, the mustang may sleek, but it's not even sleeker at all.


Ah man, I don't know how you guys can say that. They both have a 90 degree front end, the back end is quite similar on both, if anything the Camaro is more boxy than the Mustang. You can't even see out the side window on that Camaro because said window is so small!

I think if GM bought the Scion brand from Toyota, and renamed it the Scion xD, calling it "2010 Pontiac Trans Am" you guys would be like "the 2010 Pontiac Trans Am should be KITT!!!".

lmao!!! 8)

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Post by 89IROCNDoug » Mon Oct 27, 2008 5:25 am

The front end on the Camaro curves out and has a soft point on the front, whereas the Mustang has a slight curve on the front bumper, but is pretty much straight across.

The back end on the Camaro curves out a little, but is straight on the Mustang.

The Camaro is definitely not as boxy as the Mustang.
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