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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by dylandog » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:07 am

Pct1theory wrote:Image

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe this is the steering wheel for the Series. Of course installing this will get rid of the Airbag but it does look awesome! :P


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you're correct but the real one of the movie is color black and not chrome...ciao

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Post by dylandog » Thu Nov 05, 2009 10:31 am

taoworm2323 wrote:The steering wheel for the pilot is a Momo Millennium steering wheel.
If you want the one from the series and not the pilot then I have to ask why...and check you for a fever... :lol:
To be exact the real name of the wheel is TREK R and color black

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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by taoworm2323 » Thu Nov 05, 2009 7:04 pm

dylandog wrote:
taoworm2323 wrote:The steering wheel for the pilot is a Momo Millennium steering wheel.
If you want the one from the series and not the pilot then I have to ask why...and check you for a fever... :lol:
To be exact the real name of the wheel is TREK R and color black


With all due respect, you are in error dylandog.
The pilot TV movie WAS a Momo Millennium steering wheel mixed with the JET 2 Momo wheel.

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The SERIES steering wheel was the TREK-R.
I don't want your posts to confuse people. This thread is a repository of information for folks looking to make a KR Mustang replica. Please make sure your post adds something to the thread instead of double posting and pointing out things that were already known and mixing up your facts. This thread is quite long already.
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Post by tamatt27 » Wed Nov 11, 2009 11:45 pm

I think Taoworm's right. Here's a pic of one of the commercials showing the wheel.
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The horn pad is crooked, haha.
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Post by dylandog » Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:41 am

tamatt27 wrote:I think Taoworm's right. Here's a pic of one of the commercials showing the wheel.
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The horn pad is crooked, haha.

yes you're right MEA CULPA
so i was talking about the series wheel ..thanks for this clearification

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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by bill0754 » Fri Jan 08, 2010 8:08 pm

Well, just completed my KR2008 replica. Just added the matte black stripes 2 days ago. Sorry about the garage mess....we are having a cold, rainy day, and I didn't want KITT to get dirty!!
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Post by Slade » Sat Jan 09, 2010 7:31 pm

That is beautiful :) :good:
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Re: Great New for KITT Mustang Replica Builders!

Post by bill0754 » Sat Jan 09, 2010 9:02 pm

Thank you

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Post by bill0754 » Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:52 pm

Well, the weather is still cool here in Florida, but at least the sun came out. So I took some new shots of my replica.
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Post by Slade » Tue Jan 12, 2010 1:33 pm

Stunning,absolutely stunning :good:
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Post by Kn1ghtboy » Sat Jan 16, 2010 2:57 pm

WOW!
all these cars look amazing. I have a question..what size are the racing stripes on the hood/roof/trunk area?

They look ,from the photos all you guys have sent, about 12"?

Hope you guys post more progress pics..I like em all!

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Post by bill0754 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:38 pm

Thanks Lar,

Since the Trufiber Venom hood is slightly different than the real KR hood, I had to make my stripes a little smaller. From the bumper to the end of the hood they are 9.25", then they are 10" from the roof back. The actual Shelby GT500KR starts around 10.25" and does 11" over the roof.

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Post by ThomasKnight » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:12 am

Nice idea to keep the small grills in the front of the scanner :good:
Looks awesome 8)
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Post by bill0754 » Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:32 pm

Yes, it helps protect the expensive scanner light from rocks.

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Post by Kn1ghtboy » Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:23 pm

I wanted to ask about the scanner for the hood.

What are you all using for tint & a diffuser?

Is it made of plastic sheeting or something else?

Just a curious question!


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Post by tamatt27 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 10:59 am

Kn1ghtboy wrote:I wanted to ask about the scanner for the hood.

What are you all using for tint & a diffuser?

Is it made of plastic sheeting or something else?

Just a curious question!


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I cut my metal grill openings out.
I molded custom Lexan covers for the grill openings to best simulate the looks from the show car. I used spray tint on the inside of the Lexan to slightly darken them and a product called 'Frosted Glass' from Home Depot to act as a light diffuser.
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Post by Kn1ghtboy » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:10 pm

WOW Matt...looks great! :D :good:

I'm about to ask a question that I have no clue what it is..LEXAN? What is the thickness of these sheets?

I've found some tinted plexiglass (plastic sheets about 1/4" or 1/8" thick), that is smoked or tinted abit to the dark brown look! With the snowfall melting (10" plus & a few 3 foot drifts), I've decided to go out to Home Depot & get some of the frosted glass you mentioned. With crazy winters & snowfall here in the Texas Panhandle, did you waterproof your scanner area? If so, what did you do? I'm very interested in seeing the how to photos or videos you might have.

If anyone else has any HOW TO pictures or videos, please post or email them. I'm eager to get mine started!


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Post by Aydann. » Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:03 pm

I love the Mustang Replica's! Make sure to post us some Decent pictures once finished ;]
Also, Did you mean $5699 (or something like that) for ONLY the Scanner?
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Post by tamatt27 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:21 pm

Lexan is a similar product to plexiglass. Lexan is much stronger than plexiglass and is easier to work with cutting-wise. <y lenses are mounted inside of the scoops and are, thus, resistant to most of the dirt and debris from the roads. I'm in Austin so snow is a rarity here.
My scanner is made by Taoworm and is waterproof so no worries. My scanner was nowhere near $5600. I do have some pictures that I took to aid is future installs of Taoworm's scanner.
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Post by krkitt1 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 6:30 pm

Hey Matt, can you send me the pictures. I'm going to get the hood soon and Taoworm's scanner. I was going to work on the ORB this weekend but it was too cold.

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Post by bill0754 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:17 pm

Hey did you forget about my KR3 replica? I had the stripes completed, including custom cut side stripes in the proper matte black
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Post by tamatt27 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 6:33 pm

krkitt1 wrote:Hey Matt, can you send me the pictures. I'm going to get the hood soon and Taoworm's scanner. I was going to work on the ORB this weekend but it was too cold.

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Post by iKUJO » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:34 am

Hey, guys I havent found anyone with the Attack modes front Bumper at the very least so I talked to one of the guys down here in FL about getting a mold created, to make some of these, I was told it would cost about $10,000 for the mold and one bumper and about $1,000 for the each after that. Unless anyone knows were to get the front of the attack mode. is anyone interested in one of these for say $1,200 that way I can try and get some of the money of the mold back?

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Post by jeremy223 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:04 am

I have an attack mode front bumper I got from ebay. It came with the top and bottom grills as well. It was damaged slightly from a turbo boost scene. Its the one where Michael jumps the prison fence and breaks the guy out. They didn't jump the fence of course, but they did a small jump so they could film the car landing. If anyone is interested, I am interested in selling it. I have been planning to put it up on ebay again,but if anyone here wants it,I'll give you 1st crack at it. I would prefer if someone could pick it up though because this thing is big and a hassle to ship. I am located in middle TN. Asking $500 or will consider trades.

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Post by iKUJO » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:19 pm

I am very interested I just sent you a PM please reply as soon as you can.

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