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1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:12 pm

Hi friends,
I think everybody knows that I was converting the 1/8th 82 Monogram Camaro in KR KITT.
So, here the first photos of the final result.
Soon the oficial photos.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by jup » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:53 pm

Looking fantastic. I'm half expecting the tires to start smoking and that car to lift 45 degrees and do a standing turbo jump.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Fri Nov 06, 2015 7:35 pm

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More.
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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

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The fender: the biggest problem of the factories when they make a Firebird scale model. The curve almost ever is wrong.
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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by Knight Racer » Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:50 am

Why couldn't any of the Kitt models we bought that were officially licensed gave looked that good? I'll tell you why, no one put in the level of love and dedication as much as this guy did. Great job!!!

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Post by jup » Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:18 am

Here! Here!

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Post by DanielB » Sun Nov 08, 2015 8:57 am

Amazing! 8)

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by RafaelLOJ » Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:50 pm

Cool!

What are the measurements, size, length, etc?

Great job!

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by jup » Wed Nov 11, 2015 1:32 am

1/8th 'should' represent the measurements of the actual car...divided by 8. That still makes it a really sizable model.
For example, Matchbox cars are typically considered 1/64'th scale. And, those can fit in the palm of your hand.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by RafaelLOJ » Wed Nov 11, 2015 6:49 am

Yes, I understand how the ratio thing works... I'm building a 1:1 replica :)
82 Firebird, if memory serves me correctly, 14.7 feet long...
/ 8 = 1.8375 feet...

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by KentuckyKITT » Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:26 pm

That is phenomenal!! I really like the attention to detail. The first thing I was looking for was the quarter panel to roof transition and you addressed that perfectly! That is a work of art! Great job all around!
"KITT, if this is just a toy factory, I'm Peter Pan."

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:58 pm

Thank You Guys!
For the size, It is with original Camaro kit size: 59,7cm long.
When I was building, I searched for all sites the 82 Firebird dimensions. But I`ve never found that.
So, I looked many photos and tried construct the lines of the body like the lines of the photos.
I live in Brazil. Here don`t have that car.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by RafaelLOJ » Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:43 am

Beautiful Job... are you the creator of the kit, or did you buy it on ebay?

As for our estimated conversion... way off...
23.5 inches long...

Nice... :)

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 5:09 pm

I bought the Camaro kit on Ebay.
All the Knight Rider conversion is my project.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by RafaelLOJ » Fri Nov 13, 2015 8:03 pm

Were you the one selling the "kit" for conversion on ebay?

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Fri Nov 13, 2015 10:22 pm

Yes, I sold 10 conversion kits.

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by RafaelLOJ » Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:42 am

Have any more? Just in case I run into a 1:8 camaro :)
Price ?

thanks,

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by mvgs2011 » Mon Nov 16, 2015 6:54 pm

I sold everything. Some molds were lost and I don`t have time to make it again.
Maybe in the future. :)

Thank You!

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Re: 1/8th KR KITT

Post by maxxboost » Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:53 am

What about the scanner? Did you modify the one from Aoshima or have you built your own one?

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