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KITT Headlight Help

Post by 86678 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:19 pm

Hi everyone, I need some help.
Trans Am KITT:
Does anyone have a pic of the tv show's KITT's headlights popped up? or a replica's? reason I ask is because I have so far only seen on replicas that the "headlight surround?" is removed with just the light there, like it does not fit or something with the KITT bumper?

Mustang KITT:
On his head lights what is that "squareish" thing in front of the headlamps? I have seen it on "some" gt500krs but never a gt500, what is this?

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by 89IROCNDoug » Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:27 am

I know that KITT's headlights are popped up in season 1 for sure. I have a KITT replica with an accurate season 3/4 nose and the headlights still work just fine. I can post pics later. 8)
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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by BoMcD » Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:51 am

You have to remove by cutting off the inner "lip" under the metal light cover and sand it back flush for the headlight bucket to be able to pop-up without catching on the nose. on 91-92 cars it's already done.. :-)

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by 86678 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:20 pm

89IROCNDoug - So do the headlights look normal like the regular trans am? Or do they look chopped off on the bottom like the 1-18 Hot wheels elite model? Thanks :) :kitt:

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by 86678 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:22 pm

BoMcD - Thank you for that bit of info, So it seems later year cars make better KITT replicas? :) :kitt:

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by lphill01 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:12 am

86678, the square thing you're referring to on the Mustang is a light shield for the factory HID headlights. They were an option on 2008 and up.

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by 86678 » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:42 pm

lphill01 - Guess that would make sense, THANK YOU SO MUCH! I have asked a lot of people, even people who work with fords and didn't even know what I was talking about. :D :kitt:

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Re: KITT Headlight Help

Post by 89IROCNDoug » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:13 am

86678, I think they look normal like a regular stock Trans Am. From BoMcD's post, it looks like the inner part only needs to be altered. On my KITT, which already had the KITT front end when I got it, I think the inside part was just taken off. I have both a KITT replica from an '84 TA and a stock '84 TA I can compare and take pics to post later.
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