What if KITT was on MTV's Pimp My Ride?

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What if KITT was on MTV's Pimp My Ride?

Post by KFCreator » Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:40 pm

Just thinking about fun spoofs but wouldn't it be hilarious to have a Knight Rider-based "Pimp My Ride" episode? Like have someone bring in their KITT conversion and let the pros at West Coast Customs have their way with tricking KITT out? What do you think they'd do? Or better yet, have an episode where the technicians on the show were Bonnie and the other FLAG techs and they were pimping out someone's plain old Trans Am into a KITT car with some extra touches. I think it'd be hilarious. I wish I could do a photoshop mockup of Xhibit and the other guys showing off their pimped KITT car! Anyway, I know it's a crazy idea but it sounded fun when i was thinking about it earlier. What do you guys think? :lol:
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Post by Michael Pajaro » Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:45 pm

Probably the closest we've seen so far:

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Post by neps » Mon Jun 21, 2004 2:52 pm

It also makes me wonder if someone brought in a broken POS trans-am, what route would they go with it? Would they go the KITT route, or something different?

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Post by themarvelous3 » Mon Jun 21, 2004 4:42 pm

my girlfriend was going to do that for me but you have to live in CA for them to even consider you. she was going to write them and have them convert my TA into KITT...isnt she SWEET?

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Mon Jun 21, 2004 5:54 pm

Well, in order for Mtv to "Pimp Your Ride" your car must be pretty sh*tty for them to ever bother to look at your car. Your income must be slow and small. My guess is to buy a rusty Trans Am from a junk yard.
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Post by 86chvs10 » Mon Jun 21, 2004 6:10 pm

Well bonnie might be kinda mad because she is proud of her work and think about other people changing stuff that might make the car worse like messing around with kitt's systems.Because they maybe techs but in Knight Rider bonnie was a cyberntic tech.

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Post by aussieknight » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:34 pm

I'm sorry, "pimping" your ride? What the...? That's almost as pathetic a term as "phat"! Who came up with that, a 12 year old? :-|
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Post by neps » Mon Jun 21, 2004 9:53 pm

Just a link for people who haven't heard of this show:

http://www.mtv.com/onair/pimp_my_ride/

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Post by themarvelous3 » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:31 pm

aussieknight wrote:I'm sorry, "pimping" your ride? What the...? That's almost as pathetic a term as "phat"! Who came up with that, a 12 year old? :-|
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Post by FuzzieDice » Mon Jun 21, 2004 11:37 pm

KITT a ricer? LOL!

Seriously, all KITT needs is...

FUZZIE DICE! :)

(I had to say it... :lol: )

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Post by TurbomanKnight » Tue Jun 22, 2004 6:26 pm

Really, what in heavens name would the Knight Industries Two Thousand need? He has all the gadgets in the world at your fingertips. ( Well Sorta )
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Post by neps » Tue Jun 22, 2004 8:05 pm

Well they came close to doing KITT. I read this in this weeks Entertainment Weekly, the most expensive custom they did for the show was a 1981 Trans AM that was worth about $81 dollars, they put 30k into it:

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http://www.mtv.com/onair/pimp_my_ride/e ... uide/?id=8

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Post by FuzzieDice » Tue Jun 22, 2004 9:59 pm

Woa. I should let them have at my Pontiac 6000. ;) I don't think I'd recognize it!

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Post by FuzzieDice » Tue Jun 22, 2004 11:07 pm

This reminds me of playing with colorforms. :) Pimp My Ride has a section where you can make your own. Interestingly enough, one of the "parts" you can add to your car is a front-nose scanner! Here's one I did... I had to edit it as the spoilers are only in white (so I made it black) and then tried to reanimate the scanner. Their animation is much smoother.

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You can do your own here:

http://www.mtv.com/onair/pimp_my_ride/r ... per.jhtml#

I used a coupe type car, black paint, then added parts. Adding them is tricky. You have to click then drag over the car and while holding down the left mouse button, click the right mouse button to get it to work. Of course that pops up the right-click menu too so I had to keep clicking elsewhere in the image to clear the menu. You can send the link to the finished one via email. I just screen-captured mine to work on it more. :)

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Post by SwEeTiNsAnItY » Wed Jun 23, 2004 3:33 am

neps wrote:Well they came close to doing KITT. I read this in this weeks Entertainment Weekly, the most expensive custom they did for the show was a 1981 Trans AM that was worth about $81 dollars, they put 30k into it...


Aw, I haven't seen that one yet, I want to though, they made it awfully yummy...

I'd love to get a crappy '82 Trans Am and have them pimp it into KITT, but there's always a chance that they wouldn't do KITT right or even at all... this is West Coast Customs, not Mark's Custom Kits (though I'm sure Xzibit 'n' them could probably pull it off :P)!

As for KITT gettin' pimped out... lol all he really needs are some spinners, he's already got the monitors and cool gadgets... well, a PS2 couldn't hurt :lol:

KITT turned into rice? *Gags* Please don't do that to him...

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Post by FuzzieDice » Wed Jun 23, 2004 9:04 am

If PMR got ahold of KITT, I think they'd rice 'em. :shock: :lol:

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Post by ramon88us » Wed Jun 23, 2004 2:13 pm

That would be a nightmare.

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Post by JJSoCrazy » Sun Jun 27, 2004 11:22 am

What I was thinking of doing since this has been my life long dream to build KITT, is to do what my neighbor did. He took a 84 Trans Am, put one of those little alarm scanners in front of the car, got the rims, but the car was rusted on the sides, horrible interior, and a cracked t-top. So I would give a *?$# firebird and let them know im obsessed with Knight Rider and maybe they might do the conversion for me with a little twist!

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Post by cloudkitt » Mon Jun 28, 2004 12:40 am

themarvelous3 wrote:
aussieknight wrote:I'm sorry, "pimping" your ride? What the...? That's almost as pathetic a term as "phat"! Who came up with that, a 12 year old? :-|
:kittspin:



close. MTV.


indeed, not too far off at all. :lol:
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K.I.T.T.: "I'm in your parking space, Michael, where else would I be?"

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Post by ramon88us » Mon Jun 28, 2004 1:04 pm

I dont wanna watch this show :lol:

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Post by 82TransAm » Mon Jun 28, 2004 6:16 pm

Heh kinda funny I went to that link and they have a Pontic ads all over the place....

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Post by aussieknight » Thu Jul 01, 2004 1:01 am

SwEeTiNsAnItY wrote:As for KITT gettin' pimped out... lol all he really needs are some spinners, he's already got the monitors and cool gadgets... well, a PS2 couldn't hurt :lol:


Alright, I have to ask...what the heck are "spinners" ? :-|
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Post by TurbomanKnight » Thu Jul 01, 2004 1:07 am

Its a Car Rim that has a extra set of spokes outside of the original spokes. It has a ball bearings in the middle ( I think ) Which makes it spin when the vehicle is in motion or not.
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Post by Trekie386 » Thu Jul 01, 2004 7:19 am

I love that show! Pimp My Ride rocks! However I don't think I could see some of the stuff they do on that show being done to Kitt. I mean, come on, a FISH TANK??? That one show had me so creeped! What if that car was parked in the sun? Wouldn't the heat kill the fish??? (Poor fishies!)

I could see them attempting to work on Kitt, and him refusing to let anyone touch him! I think he likes his components exactly as they were, altho, I think that tape deck he had would have to be replaced with a more modern CD player, and of course, some kind of connection to the internet!

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Post by FuzzieDice » Thu Jul 01, 2004 9:09 am

I think Bonnie would have done all that by now. ;) And I seriously doubt KITT would let them even near him... He'd have taken off out of the parking lot burning rubber and yelling "Oh no you don't!" before they got the cameras out. :lol:

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