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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by Dave Knight » Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:45 pm

Slade wrote:Oh yeah,but I recall,the Mycolor isnt available on all Mustangs,but if it is on the car then it would listed in the book,right?


yup they list the features for every feature (standard or optional) in the manual. My manual shows me how to open the sunroof but I do not have one ;).
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Post by Slade » Fri Sep 10, 2010 6:14 pm

Dave Knight wrote:yup they list the features for every feature (standard or optional) in the manual. My manual shows me how to open the sunroof but I do not have one ;).


LOL,so how do I know what to look for with the Mycolor option when buying the car?I dont wanna get it then find out I dont have it on the car.
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Post by krkitt1 » Sun Sep 12, 2010 1:56 pm

Who on here had the custom made floormats and headrest. I need to find out who it is asap.

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Post by taoworm2323 » Mon Sep 20, 2010 9:08 am

I would like to list all of the parts for the Knight 3000 made by others for there own use or for sale and the pros and cons to each version:

"K3000 Software voicebox"
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Who made this: Nutz95 on youtube
What it is: Knight 3000 winamp software visualization
Available to the public: No
Pros: Syncs exactly with the sounds of the speaker output
Cons: Overly complicated software written in visual basic. Static background doesn't move, instead its a picture of the background. Not compatible with most computers. No actual Orb hardware used, just software.
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVn7ACf5ngs
Fun facts: This was the very first software built to resemble the Knight 3000's speaking Orb console. When Nutz95 made this program everyone was clamoring trying to get a copy. (Including me at the time.) His refusal to let anyone buy his program was the direct reason I built my Interactive Voice Orb for the KR community.



KITT Dome Interpretation
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Who made this: sportly2 on youtube
Available to the public: No
Pros: Pretty lights
Cons: Doesn't sink up with any audio output
Fun Facts: He doesn't allow any comments on his channel from other users. :? :roll:


Knight Rider Voice orb interpretation
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Who made this: glynknight2000 on youtube
Available to the public: No
Pros: An all L.E.D. solution to a CGI effect.
Cons: Not screen accurate
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICYS03eRMGo
Fun Facts: He used two hollow dummy security camera "domes" and inserted 3mm blue led Christmas lights with multiple patterns. The 3 bars were leftovers from his knight 2000 voicebox. He just hardwired them and added a 1cm red led for the eye.


2008 Knight Rider dash orb
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Who made this: An electronics friend of Mikehundley on youtube
Available to the public: No
Pros: An interesting take on what the Orb would have looked like had NBC gone the non CGI route. Audio is synced up through use of the sound sensitive feature of the plasma disc.
Cons: Not screen accurate
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUKs5wsaa0k
Fun Facts: No software, no hardware....just a plasma disc, a hollow candy mold and some LEDS. All battery operated.


Knight 3000 Interactive Voice Orb
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Who made this: Taoworm2323 on youtube
Available to the public: Yes
Pros: Graphics are the exact same graphics used by Master Key Films (Screen accurate) Can really respond to drivers commands and prompts in the voice of Val Kilmer.
Cons: Needs a CarPC to run the software on KITT's hardware
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80-e3LpNEZ0 (English version)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udNwqohrt6E (German version)
Fun Facts: The original mockup hardware version was built by me out of vinyl 'metal' stickers on cardbboard and the clever use of a talkback bot program. The problem with the first version of the voice orb software was it would go black for 2 seconds before it talked backed. The second version (pictured above) was newly designed from the ground up using screen accurate measurements from the show, a solid state optical display used for making hard contact lenses and a software application specifically designed for the hardware. (No more black pause before KI3T talked) KI3T's software upgrade courtesy of my very good friend and Knight 3000 Project partner Lasse Kathke.


Mustang Knight Rider Style Light
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Who made this: 1999TransAmWS6 on youtube
Available to the public: Yes
Pros: Very smooth trailing effect, cheaper than the one I sell
Cons: Not as nearly as bright as the scanner used in KR08
Make up: 2 rows of normal 5mm red LEDs


Knight 3000 Scanner Light
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Who made this: Taoworm2323 on youtube
Available to the public: Yes
Pros: Just as bright as the one used on the show (Same high flux LEDs)
Cons: Not as smooth of a trailing effect (Unless you pull it back some)
Make up: 3 rows of super high brightness High Flux Piranha LEDs

(Note the two pictures above are the same car on the same day with both scanners installed in each to show the brightness difference.)
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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by KevinD » Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:44 pm

Hey Taoworm.Thanks for the breakdown on not just your stuff,but other peoples stuff trying(and I do mean trying)to do the same things you are.I appreciate your work.From my point of veiw,you sell the best stuff for making a Knight 3000 replica.Im really looking forward to the things you have planned for the near future.Keep us posted and keep up the great work. :kittspin:

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Post by krkitt1 » Sun Oct 10, 2010 9:45 am

Can't wait to get the scanner in the car.

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Post by seosamh34 » Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:47 am

hey TAOWORM trying to get in touch with you about getting an ORB. joebarton@comcast.net please get in touch with me!

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Post by taoworm2323 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:39 pm

At this time I am sold out of the first versions of the Interactive Voice Orbs.
Sorry.
But I will have a 2nd version out after the holidays.
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Post by krkitt1 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:36 am

Whats the 2nd version going to be like?? Hows the scanner coming??? I will try to call you on Monday

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Post by taoworm2323 » Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:28 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, KI3T is in being rebuilt.
Here we go, wish me luck :wink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riWUl_-9rIY
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Post by Slade » Sun Dec 05, 2010 12:33 pm

Awesome Tao :wink: :good:

Im putting my KI3T on hold for I dont know how long,things are are just to crazy at work right now,so yeah Im sorry to all my buddies at KR fest that I was goinga give a ride too :( .Ill still try for the festival but minus my KI3T...
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Post by krkitt1 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:06 pm

Taoworm is working on my scanner..... :lol: I can't wait to get it in the car and be on the road to Vegas. The tires are on the way, one last rim to buy (Shelby's out of stock for two weeks). Also is there any way to make this a stickey or have a section for the people that are making KITT so we don't have to hunt down this subject.

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Post by dylandog » Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:04 am

Hello can't read the video on youtube " THIS VIDEO IS PRIVATE" message...disgusted, so good luck anyway with your KI3T Taoworm

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Post by taoworm2323 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 2:14 am

krkitt1 wrote: Also is there any way to make this a stickey or have a section for the people that are making KITT so we don't have to hunt down this subject.


I agree with Ted. That would be a great idea. :good:
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Post by krkitt1 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:06 pm

I need one Shelby SuperSnake 20X9 rim. I can't find it anywhere and I'm going to the KnightRider Fest in Vegas and need one rim to complete the car. If you have one and want to sell it, please contact me asap . If Shelby don't get them back instock soon or I don't find one, the trip will have to be canceled. Thanks Ted

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Post by lphill01 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 3:30 pm

Does anyone know who made (or where to get) the quarter window replacement/covers that they used on the pilot movie attack KITT? They look like the covers from a Saleen S281E, but they're not. I've decided to build my KARR into a non-canon "this is what happened after KARR's rebuild from the Knight to King's Pawn" version, and it will have a slight attack mode feel to it.

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Post by tamatt27 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:53 pm

krkitt1 wrote:I need one Shelby SuperSnake 20X9 rim. I can't find it anywhere and I'm going to the KnightRider Fest in Vegas and need one rim to complete the car. If you have one and want to sell it, please contact me asap . If Shelby don't get them back instock soon or I don't find one, the trip will have to be canceled. Thanks Ted

Have you tried any Shelby forums? Are you looking for the Super Snake Alcoa's or simply the Shelby Forged Alcoa's? Same style rims, only one says 'Super Snake' and the other says 'Shelby Forged'.
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Post by krkitt1 » Tue Jan 18, 2011 7:25 pm

I didnt check there but I will now. I'm looking for the Shelby Forged. You got an extra?????hehehehehe

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Post by Slade » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:43 am

Hey dont cancel your trip cuz of the of car,Im hoping youll find one tho before then :wink: ,heck Im still going to the festival and I dont have my KI3T.
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Post by krkitt1 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 7:03 pm

Maybe some good news, I have a Lady at Alcoa looking for one for me. I also found one on ebay but it says SuperSnake on it instead of Shelby Forged. I can get that just for the show and then get a new one to match the rest.

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Post by krkitt1 » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:50 pm

I just ordered a set of new under the dash pad lights for the car. I hope these last longer than 4 months.

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Post by Slade » Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:43 pm

krkitt1 wrote:Maybe some good news, I have a Lady at Alcoa looking for one for me. I also found one on ebay but it says SuperSnake on it instead of Shelby Forged. I can get that just for the show and then get a new one to match the rest.


Alright :wink:
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Post by KoehlerIndustries » Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:40 pm

Hello my fellow Knight Rider Mustang Replica Builders! Just wanted to introduce myself, my name is Michael and last May, I bought A 2007 Mustang GT to convert over to The Knight Industries 3000! I bought it for my fiance at the time and in july, we got married! We are huge fans of the show and are glad to see that we are not the only ones with a KR3T replica! Was awesome to have at our wedding and KITT has become part of our family! We are in the process of our conversion but due to winters in NY, Its currently on hold til march. We have done the Rear Spoiler, side stripes and shelby emblems so far. In march will be the front end conversion and hood! Very Excited! Will post pictures soon once I dig him out of a foot of snow! Your info has been and will continue to be very helpful! Thank You To All!

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Post by taoworm2323 » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:34 am

Hello Michael and welcome to the forum!
We're always excited to see another Knight 3000 builder.
Keep us posted on your progress, and don't hesitate to ask us any questions on your conversion.
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Post by Slade » Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:56 pm

Welcome to the club Micheal :good:
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