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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by kitt34 » Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:01 pm

KITT_Vs._KARR wrote:Been watching this topic for awhile now...

I think both you KITT_24 & Knight Racer need to take a huge chill pill and relax. You both are welcome to your own opinions about either car, and which one would make a great KITT. I keep seeing either hate for the mustang or the camaro. Both are awesome cars, and I'm sure many people would love to have one.

However, this debate seems honestly pointless... The show is long gone, the mustang had its change and well the CGI effects cost it the show. I can say that I don't think it would work again, they tried it, now its time to move on to something better.

The Original 82 Trans Am is what I will stick with, nothing wrong with using the same original car and having it updated to today's tech, which would make KITT even better than before!

If it were me, and I had my choice I wouldn't use any of these cars, I'd have one designed to be all original and not based on a current model of car. Think about it, it would kinda stop the debates if they used their own designed car.

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But to me it's time for a change, look at the enterprise, they had more starship enterprises than ever.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by KITT_Vs._KARR » Wed Apr 09, 2014 11:08 pm

kitt34 wrote:But to me it's time for a change, look at the enterprise, they had more starship enterprises than ever.


Right, the enterprise name will always be used. But on newer looking starships. In the world of KR, there is always room for change, be it a camaro, mustang, vette, or a custom made car.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by kitt34 » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:31 pm

KITT_Vs._KARR wrote:
kitt34 wrote:But to me it's time for a change, look at the enterprise, they had more starship enterprises than ever.


Right, the enterprise name will always be used. But on newer looking starships. In the world of KR, there is always room for change, be it a camaro, mustang, vette, or a custom made car.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by tharpdevenport » Sat Apr 12, 2014 7:33 pm

Well, the thing about Star Trek is that it began with a decent enough Enterprise, then it was refitted and became majestic classic, then we got the Enterprise D which was stately and regal and a modern classic. then the Enterprise C in the time travel episode, which was also a nice crossway between the older designs the Enterprise D.
And then the Enterprise B in Generations, which while not that great (just a needless retrofitting of an Excelsior class ship), was certainly not bad.
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But if we follow Knight Rider, it doesn't hold up like that. First we got the original model, then the refitt one, and then after that things went downhill. We got the ugly KR2000 movie car, painted bullseye red. Then we got a cavalcade of ugly cars in TKR, culminating in the modern ugly, KR (2008).

Then the Enterprise E came along and ruined everything. I suspect that same will happen with what ever K.I.T.T. we see on TV or movie screens eventually. That Enterprise J in some calander and starship books in bookstores, is supposed to be cannon; if that's so, I propose a new catch phrase: "To bodly design an even uglier ship than any man has design before!"

Really, Federation starship designs started getting uglier and uglier as soon as TNG was over. The last good looking Federation ship, wasn't even a real one, it was an alternate timeline ship, the Olympus.
And when things appeared to get better, they got worse, and everyday was a day to cry.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by kitt34 » Sat Apr 12, 2014 9:27 pm

tharpdevenport wrote:Well, the thing about Star Trek is that it began with a decent enough Enterprise, then it was refitted and became majestic classic, then we got the Enterprise D which was stately and regal and a modern classic. then the Enterprise C in the time travel episode, which was also a nice crossway between the older designs the Enterprise D.
And then the Enterprise B in Generations, which while not that great (just a needless retrofitting of an Excelsior class ship), was certainly not bad.
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But if we follow Knight Rider, it doesn't hold up like that. First we got the original model, then the refitt one, and then after that things went downhill. We got the ugly KR2000 movie car, painted bullseye red. Then we got a cavalcade of ugly cars in TKR, culminating in the modern ugly, KR (2008).

Then the Enterprise E came along and ruined everything. I suspect that same will happen with what ever K.I.T.T. we see on TV or movie screens eventually. That Enterprise J in some calander and starship books in bookstores, is supposed to be cannon; if that's so, I propose a new catch phrase: "To bodly design an even uglier ship than any man has design before!"

Really, Federation starship designs started getting uglier and uglier as soon as TNG was over. The last good looking Federation ship, wasn't even a real one, it was an alternate timeline ship, the Olympus.


I Disagree with you about enterprise e, it was smooth, sleeker than any enterprise.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Kitt_24 » Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:09 pm

kitt34 wrote:
tharpdevenport wrote:Well, the thing about Star Trek is that it began with a decent enough Enterprise, then it was refitted and became majestic classic, then we got the Enterprise D which was stately and regal and a modern classic. then the Enterprise C in the time travel episode, which was also a nice crossway between the older designs the Enterprise D.
And then the Enterprise B in Generations, which while not that great (just a needless retrofitting of an Excelsior class ship), was certainly not bad.
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But if we follow Knight Rider, it doesn't hold up like that. First we got the original model, then the refitt one, and then after that things went downhill. We got the ugly KR2000 movie car, painted bullseye red. Then we got a cavalcade of ugly cars in TKR, culminating in the modern ugly, KR (2008).

Then the Enterprise E came along and ruined everything. I suspect that same will happen with what ever K.I.T.T. we see on TV or movie screens eventually. That Enterprise J in some calander and starship books in bookstores, is supposed to be cannon; if that's so, I propose a new catch phrase: "To bodly design an even uglier ship than any man has design before!"

Really, Federation starship designs started getting uglier and uglier as soon as TNG was over. The last good looking Federation ship, wasn't even a real one, it was an alternate timeline ship, the Olympus.


I Disagree with you about enterprise e, it was smooth, sleeker than any enterprise.


What is it with you and knight racer that everything has to be sleek or sleeker? :dance:
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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Knight Racer » Sun Apr 13, 2014 12:53 am

If you recall in season 2 soul survivor,when kitt becomes portable and is in the passenger seat of Devon's Mercedez,he says that he used to be sleek,black,and dashing.To me that's what describes the camaro.It still has some of those curves from the 80's.The trans am and camaro did share many similarities which is one of the reasons its how I picture kitt could look like today.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Kitt_24 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:13 pm

Knight Racer wrote:If you recall in season 2 soul survivor,when kitt becomes portable and is in the passenger seat of Devon's Mercedez,he says that he used to be sleek,black,and dashing.To me that's what describes the camaro.It still has some of those curves from the 80's.The trans am and camaro did share many similarities which is one of the reasons its how I picture kitt could look like today.


The 80s trans am and the new camaros do not share the same similarities what are you smoking?
How you pictured the camaro and trans am was thru your eyes we dont see thur are eyes. You need glasses cause i dont see similarities!
When they brought the camaro back in 2009 they base it off the old 1st gen camaros not the 3rd gen camaros.
The only american car today that has similarities like the 82-92 trans am is the corvette in which the new 2014 vette looks awesome!

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by kitt34 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:29 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:
kitt34 wrote:
tharpdevenport wrote:Well, the thing about Star Trek is that it began with a decent enough Enterprise, then it was refitted and became majestic classic, then we got the Enterprise D which was stately and regal and a modern classic. then the Enterprise C in the time travel episode, which was also a nice crossway between the older designs the Enterprise D.
And then the Enterprise B in Generations, which while not that great (just a needless retrofitting of an Excelsior class ship), was certainly not bad.
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But if we follow Knight Rider, it doesn't hold up like that. First we got the original model, then the refitt one, and then after that things went downhill. We got the ugly KR2000 movie car, painted bullseye red. Then we got a cavalcade of ugly cars in TKR, culminating in the modern ugly, KR (2008).

Then the Enterprise E came along and ruined everything. I suspect that same will happen with what ever K.I.T.T. we see on TV or movie screens eventually. That Enterprise J in some calander and starship books in bookstores, is supposed to be cannon; if that's so, I propose a new catch phrase: "To bodly design an even uglier ship than any man has design before!"

Really, Federation starship designs started getting uglier and uglier as soon as TNG was over. The last good looking Federation ship, wasn't even a real one, it was an alternate timeline ship, the Olympus.


I Disagree with you about enterprise e, it was smooth, sleeker than any enterprise.


What is it with you and knight racer that everything has to be sleek or sleeker? :dance:
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Because the enterprise e is just plain smooth.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Kitt_24 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 4:38 pm

kitt34 wrote:
kitt34 wrote:
tharpdevenport wrote:Well, the thing about Star Trek is that it began with a decent enough Enterprise, then it was refitted and became majestic classic, then we got the Enterprise D which was stately and regal and a modern classic. then the Enterprise C in the time travel episode, which was also a nice crossway between the older designs the Enterprise D.
And then the Enterprise B in Generations, which while not that great (just a needless retrofitting of an Excelsior class ship), was certainly not bad.
Image

But if we follow Knight Rider, it doesn't hold up like that. First we got the original model, then the refitt one, and then after that things went downhill. We got the ugly KR2000 movie car, painted bullseye red. Then we got a cavalcade of ugly cars in TKR, culminating in the modern ugly, KR (2008).

Then the Enterprise E came along and ruined everything. I suspect that same will happen with what ever K.I.T.T. we see on TV or movie screens eventually. That Enterprise J in some calander and starship books in bookstores, is supposed to be cannon; if that's so, I propose a new catch phrase: "To bodly design an even uglier ship than any man has design before!"

Really, Federation starship designs started getting uglier and uglier as soon as TNG was over. The last good looking Federation ship, wasn't even a real one, it was an alternate timeline ship, the Olympus.


I Disagree with you about enterprise e, it was smooth, sleeker than any enterprise.



Because the enterprise e is just plain smooth.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by KITT_Vs._KARR » Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:13 pm

wow... just not gonna stop is it...
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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Matthew » Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:47 pm

I don't want to have to close this thread, but you're on the verge of making me have to go down that route, Kitt_24. No one else is throwing insults around, so please just let it go.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by kitt34 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 8:46 pm

Here are the cars
KITT-A 1982 Pontiac firebird trans-am (Used until the fall of 1986 when it got destroyed completely)
KITT -B 1987 Pontiac Firebird trans-am (Got decomissioned in 1990 after michael knight retires from the foundation)
KITT-C 1993 Pontiac Firebird trans-am (Got Destroyed in 1997)
KITT-D 1998 Pontiac Fire bird trans-am (Got decomissioned in 2005)
KITT-F 2008 Shelby Cobra Mustang (Got destroyed in 2010)
KITT-G 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS ( Got Replaced in 2014)
KITT-H 2015 Chevrolet corvette stingray (Currently)

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Kitt_24 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:16 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:1982 Trans Am
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1998 Trans Am
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2008 Mustang
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2015 Mustang
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Nobody in insult what i think the kitt history should be and i will not insult your kitt history. :good:

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Post by kitt34 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:24 pm

Yes the KITT just like the enterprise will always be remembered, but in newer cars

the corvette stingray is the newest version, I Call it the Knight Industries Twelve thousand.
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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Kitt_24 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:31 pm

kitt34 wrote:Yes the KITT just like the enterprise will always be remembered, but in newer cars

the corvette stingray is the newest version, I Call it the Knight Industries Twelve thousand.
KITT-H



Ok you like the corvette as kitt, knight racer likes the camaro kitt, and i like the mustang as kitt.
But lets not insult each other on what we think kitt should be :good:
This kitt history is just for fun :lol:

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by DarylKnight » Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:26 am

I just wanna jump in, and say I think ALL of your choices deserve equal merit! Everyone should agree on 1 thing, that all of your "new KITT" picks are light years better than that weird electronic egg shaped KITT thingy that TKR gave us... that was truly hideous and unforgivable! :shock: :shock: :shock: :kitt: :mrgreen:

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Post by Knight Racer » Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:13 am

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I'll agree that the cpu went from square to round but that's where I draw the line. :wink:

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by DarylKnight » Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:36 am

LMAO!!!! :D :lol: :lol: :D

YES!! There it is! Lamely labeled "K.I.T.T.", with a teeny tiny sensor light, in case, ya know, we forgot... Seriously, look how much cooler the "Soul Survivor" CPU was, at least that had semblance of computer technology.

I'm with you Knight Racer, that's where I draw the line too!

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Post by kitt34 » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:12 pm

Kitt_24 wrote:
kitt34 wrote:Yes the KITT just like the enterprise will always be remembered, but in newer cars

the corvette stingray is the newest version, I Call it the Knight Industries Twelve thousand.
KITT-H



Ok you like the corvette as kitt, knight racer likes the camaro kitt, and i like the mustang as kitt.
But lets not insult each other on what we think kitt should be :good:
This kitt history is just for fun :lol:

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too bad the mustang did not work in that dreadful KR 08 and it will never work the 2nd time.

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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by Nicholas Knight » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:56 pm

Love all through different opinions about KITT....as long as it stays "above the belt". Personally Id prefer a 3000 Gt/Stealth. With or without Flip Up headlights....or the Pontiac Rageous.....or the FireBreather. Even I can't stick to one choice. But as long as its NOT an ORANGE Charger.
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Post by Knight Racer » Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:45 am

It's funny you should bring that up Nicholas,I was into the 300GT just before TKR aired the episode KRO.I was thinking given the shape and lines in 97,it looked like a slightly different 97 trans am.More aggressive looking.I felt it would have made a better replacement vehicle for kitt instead of a ferarri.

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Post by Nicholas Knight » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:38 pm

My thoughts exactly....but maybe there was trouble getting the rights. I remember that Bandit on the Action Pack used the Stealth.....and in the pilot episode of VIPER, the baddies used slightly modified Stealths. (Lil known fact -- several actors from the Viper Pilot were from Knight Rider 2010.)
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Post by Nicholas Knight » Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:41 pm

Maybe the with the TKR Ford licensing, K.R.O. could've ended up as.....a Ford Probe....
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Re: KITT Cars My History.

Post by knightfever » Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:34 pm

Technically, KITT's already been a 3000GT/Stealth. That's what the base car was for Knight Rider 2000. They styled it to sort of look like a Banshee, as most KR fans on this site know, they started with the Stealth. I, for one, would be cool with any car they choose for KITT as long as they keep him as something sporty. As long as they aren't making him some kind of luxury family car or something. It doesn't even have to be domestic made. I've even thought in the past the a Nissan Z car with some modifications would make a cool KITT.

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