Project: K.I.T.T. is the restoration & conversion of a 1983 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am into Knight Rider's KITT

It's Unboxing Time!

posted Jun 5, 2017, 7:45 PM by Jonathan Imberi


I couldn't wait to get home today so I could get this bad boy open!

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Wait a minute, this isn't a TV!

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It's my new, non-defrost, screen-accurate back glass for KITT!

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You can see in this picture just how massive this back glass is!  It's one of the largest pieces of glass ever used on an automobile.  It provides a large amount of structural support for the rear of the car .

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Here's where the back glass I bought a few years ago has been sitting.  This is the one that was supposed to be scratch-free but came with a large scratch.  It also has the rear defrost because I had given up on ever finding a new piece of back glass.

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Side by side comparison of the non-defrost glass and the defrost glass.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/KVjxDeQpk3qGNZTgX2AujgWXuhAJEMMV9o9bUb4rQmiY1vxmX9HAuEmfW_y7FCBlkNo8uA2yrkR0-hTXbtOpkiXNnLLz3BWba_iXln_75gd_c6SSWowVhDaNMPjC26SqK7kijMW8GOQ5R_98v4DqdLMDqg5uHAQ3DKa80Y3qutM6ss2VGTgovf2KjtW8qR-9PoJtUXrrN_2wltWBhplo3wWE8c_xVSnX1jLFyl4RdMsH1jxcY8-dKPjzBpOzz35LqkIogFxLWJ2BSEugcGyjd5exMdRG6n6PcbsZAlDsmG98eUmKZBxW4gaFMJkn35dwXSms235IG5ioJytYg--5rUE1OL14fN1xCb1fkmv391zZtULuAzzohkmSXCkQg0IgJ0W87tuh48BmnQsBKBvsa_mF3R5hdzo5SZkZgtok0KSXkO03VXg9I60UrMrrHZzqcWHyC0O0uwwd54qNMUVLwWorksl_Yubiutvuf_WzrEHICRe-k2fCDCV-EA_ztSkOsbfyJy-mxWd9pol5gOhppbJcA2BTwm_D9d3RE4NPJgIvSNKjbn0o3AoVdWzGNnRPcRrWX68sxs690RHw94wRT9t5J6ZUirDZKY3sacw0bh16k9cA-qe0kuHNU0UWiPLA1oKMTv_LIpO6a0GtGMcHs4irFAaiuSoCAfZh5hdCoUw=w1714-h942-no

Defrost glass.

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I found one blemish on the new glass, but it turned out to be just some sticky gunk from shipping.

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Thanks to my friend Kevin Knight, I was able to find new old stock non-defrost, screen-accurate back glass from Ira Turner with Glass Seekers.  He actually had a few available!  This is 30+ year old back glass!

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New back glass safely stored.

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KITT Walk-Around June 4, 2017

posted Jun 4, 2017, 6:32 PM by Jonathan Imberi


A Day In The Garage

posted Jun 4, 2017, 3:20 PM by Jonathan Imberi   [ updated Jun 4, 2017, 3:22 PM ]


Sara and I are back to feeling ambitious again so we tackled a bunch of projects this weekend. After church this morning we fixed a rock chip in the windshield of the Freestyle, then rolled KITT out of the garage so he could enjoy the sun.

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With KITT out of the garage we swept and vacuumed the tiles on KITT's side of the garage. When we cleaned and restored the tiles last week we couldn't get to this side with KITT in the garage.

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Here you can see the scuff marks the auto dollies left on the tiles when we moved KITT the first time after installing the flooring.

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We had some bubbling issues in the tile in this corner and needed to remove the shelving so we could get to the problem.  We cut the tiles down a little more to allow them room to expand during temperature changes.

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We cleaned the tiles in the picture above as well as on KITT's side of the garage.  While the cleaner dried, we went to visit our two favorite dogs.  While we were visiting Kayser and Knox, Troy left a package for us in front of our garage.  When we got back home, we moved it inside the garage.  The Freestyle is going to have to sit outside tonight.

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Next we applied the restorer to the tiles.  Here's KITT enjoying the sun while the restorer dries.

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End result:

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Scuff marks are gone!  Tiles are shiny!

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Garage just needs to be put back together...

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Now the question is: Once I get it unpacked, what wall should I put my new 75" TV on? 

Shifting Things Back Into Gear

posted May 30, 2017, 7:23 PM by Jonathan Imberi   [ updated Jun 4, 2017, 3:21 PM ]


As more and more vendors seem to be leaving the Knight Rider conversion parts scene, I have been keeping my eye out for last chance deals. That's exactly what I was able to score with Billy Chingas's billet aluminum black anodized shifter knob! He has painstakingly recreated the iconic shift knob from the '82 Firebirds, but in aluminum. I managed to get one of the last three he had. :)

It arrived today and I couldn't wait to get it opened!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/UHLPJM_UN1NeqotwjClmmlX5-hzVRoqaGcOpl5hltI_vbGyNJuW4PXb2Lr04u3vCFVD9qlVXnpIxxU6LgwnwNnXiPzPNLLkAGPjEHuORO3NCBAXuFIhDnnsVsxbclSR3O1oNjHf7jQl_KOtaIR6PEDSijVKgKieUoPSvfPjO5ZRGj7wdzGnKxBAg8tokbxQqZwpMZvk32CTYDVy_Z2m0P13IcXrlVkG4HgtWpvLx_mnJRn3cERBIiX4ooe4hDLQ1Pi4-5TfmuJlCKL3n5yDmoePVo_trRQK7Os1dJ9UM6f-giZAWLrhkOc1DS0fkNGjuVn2k6JOhVx0WrjW9oqR8fGwZPPZ3vj1EyDrGXIiE5R5qniO2vdk-gezVn4xWdBkLpbjU_XTNDiwG8N4CKU564vIK9-rjCFXCexOIV_sG_UKbLIQQ2JP8MqUop1lBUOfGHCuPPo-vszHYsnSzxVNnof3p0YRCak_oUSU67-RXij5m7PUXMCl5pyP2lTWj16fgoqbHNFF54mF0MdtJ02JQqrHnf-_CT-B3mmt2lSoFqjE10lhUkCuZPgOVAJni8_juB93Ij8uWuqyAX43mTTDrmv9AD6rLTAUWC6qgtVmIId0b1Z_aecsBqjBhin7UlIrbPZW2onG79alOIZxDFxYbr55dAw3uDdiBcRdjqi48upU=w1675-h942-no

Everything was well wrapped and protected.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/aomRernk5OXq_iHk3VcFoy_E4G2Sevf2g45PBQkLwckOMi_EtKrRYXU93-PVteTmxF7oGp1KeVUdImtcSl_Jb4JYi5DyuPo_2_ZepLMmk5IY75NtvVw-TN64nrPFoRgdqZEO1sgZJtjejbRL-XMGfehuzu0zVFJCVD0epEDaUoUc-o0-ZRIm3prZOE166ujBpwpbdNmJqwsSiIAh2w8aLvq9whqxJekN38c7tsX2F8R3Trt7rRsdu9IyTD4JMeK5h4DdE5tgDDIj5sieuyb2pqBxp5eHZETT8ZJyTJJQJkJrLZJnm_js07wJNidvJqh6RiSuiov90OpDw6peSKCbeIB1rLxrLVE8adTOq1YKYo3HahNOHkfTEGmY5eIYkBqiraqz4hZ6ydYdH-CDTaAANU4_RKun8oAJv6aGrEG-DZulNKV7vasqu0IW_B5Tw18JDo95fk9r-dHWrWnGiTKfapMjugUTx1zCzIPeNE7zS4bQfzPZgHODa2myrTUPRfOzS-d65y18XiAS0RL3uM_Gf4MQdKti9nP9Teh0USLA1A21eK3Km0og-hMga36nDeRTnJRdm3rOzZcNQD2NwcyOqeoOe9YWtVfm2FQehXQXEmrksST3Y92k39nnuDswse7VHDHw9FssjuLx0uwuSpvTvj-JZNdOKNyYuAhE02M7QAE=w1675-h942-no

Billy includes everything you will need to install the knob including the drill bits!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/1-6X2pcAyPbKR8P-xxkQC3zimFG2-wZ3eAknukQ0LB6lPb8HA0WBIpqtkJL0ZUZXs-KODgdxlBHTQsflfSC6Ne3Bz3NtU1YpYrwfsJeDJWEJm9LND9XnRqC5ZL2HUOSF5lxj2TNuZWj6hcF_uQZhtmrQzzJNA59ytUTMT6iwRi8hb5BjnxGwaQFOBbQz8p8bM2RauNuHG_31FeoCJKhftpvEeFmMvQsiKE4kNvyJ2vO6CGmhqVOWsnDEAGMCyJk53R3ZZVQvtAuy3tnQIn9G4jWCkbRVX9R6IqyGIDn5Q0anDhWK3mIHQDW5rXIMXn1NX3CLlOVB4XKyjCVlIaezO6_jBMPh54ypeWhtONQabxVOerrT74BJuDJ88mywB0iAwqp6kjy1cpVHcP5FDgi2EFHxdcN5C2wH7iJ0S8TAb4OohpqPfXkxPqz09uL1KcSJkwBZW29tbgWqWi5x9G8hRkVT2edZWYzpj7gknQHnOL1Dt8g9egc_9J6dZxKoz3EznRMx1-VyLR2ymiHzlNGCV7VRNo_7SKXmhg9hQ25feaxIr0Nqp6uhCceu6pQGw7-7F6weMkOQJhd-UX20cnQf3uUnxiWLqeGk-s-uYI2u5uMEItRZJJEzRZz5hrT-_8xrmdEKNpf98_i6ZwjyCySolj2EYoNLnVCHuAiZARBouM4=w1675-h942-no

Here it is in all its glory! This thing is built like a tank!

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https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/FX19rHk_AHFGL_Ps3pqDOQ0pAnXE8QOIpoXe3YdT1eFhPVmjJAnY1VDcDLobjT4hvW6EvBIu6d33y29lxmi9K23hsjgE17QiBYVkDgjSjzazlemS5K6iDBhIqgaRtymtoTlnJ2y_Kxkhw2oXkvGAoWht0pApKYlRyvMorZ8T-N2tFP0dEZryL_YHbb13I63jR5xDr0-UQLBu0TcfghWEgQSb1ZKK7guunKOI2cPwJT1SLImJVuzPKxfX8fM8KSty-Sh6RleOleoe_1iPFX5LkgCf1yqLNKHDmeFpj-u9kgS2SzZc0Y4pikpZoguadl5ozzLFJ3jSHfVGfF2gNoypgU7OMw8lDX8uwR6Svpz3HgVKf5W46HrVuSN6j57ntj3UU_bGrBi19vtCLRwYgY6U1NRX4uPcU19ON-WPP2ubAnEXYfxPYY-hVCQ7HfbQmw2__EBVQ-cEZdgf9tDH-3hwZEnOHk2CVZRnaxNKp1yC0naWIbOalSitMGYL9WyNzZJkaK6AnC7CIiCCLVqjZ2P6mzaAl_2fCnQxWZE-jOYZUG0qPR4Ku0-u4xVBdovDGuJ_vGhzgb-DaGegz08DiY5htdRu3AIwby7yEJ6A3J3gGUwSYBvtAoJljxS46IOSOZGmGUZTBYw0Gm_axiV1AQLVwoHQaIuAR0qaMW_67yrPOjU=w1675-h942-no


I am so glad I was able to snag one of these. It has such a solid feel to it. Thanks Billy!

Wait, I Never Finished This?!

posted May 29, 2017, 7:31 PM by Jonathan Imberi   [ updated May 29, 2017, 7:46 PM ]


I decided this weekend to dive back into working on KITT, and realized I never finished the taillight harness.  Just for curiosity sake I pulled up the blog post where I started on the taillight harness, and realized it was in July of 2012.  That's insane!  I really need to get back to work on this project!

I started this weekend by putting a new section of wire loom on the section of the harness I had already cleaned and restored.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/P57N1JAsebHwMCY5ZXq5i1E-MLoVgCemci3V1iZbwn3nqFUcNZv0wsP0gSKUZaq9-E_j54WdxNPoUMr497LybFwwUpYSlbNIkxNieg61wIcpTViVUQOvfHFEp9cLT5uh24hQOOWrYFi4RNlN3IiPrJx-eAG9poyeJqO9oK1OaLrOXjI-_eLd-GYHdcjNnfUnkKjL9kvhcH3mprCcD9Pidu5X5pI1E8HMBHGFstLKryOfRPbhkjrdZdPm5384ftWudMhO-phmBimofoUxDqpfZNcD1snZzghlvOroRBgikenWINco4mEEufIV1dzz4l6scl73MG33gCrhCjIOI5a83LFBbSSkDdRycQdYKOEunxYJPSXmiM_mopdSylFSf25H_sNk9f_JiFeaB8yRV7jV3AV5FlHZGS7NlaGr4C724wfe0jGvKvTx1zSR7BYEEIvl65DHUH_uOIlbk2PBf3CZzmmdz3UASetP3D7sVr65clwTOYSSJ7Tmv1qMAKnDO2YTN_HLJ3F57MvmNAnwz2bZHeJtb8_tvmvyYQZrYPTVmVm6FXP1cEY35aG6XGXCedf6eIoGNXuk65mktqu76DSvdUVLYLY5UCEdsNbHoRjyVHd9rxQLbToT8og7CXo8Q7cwogBdrt-6NvfSWcBSBMBYn0SWfXhS1jq_XgzZwT0Qiqw=w1675-h942-no

With the loom in place, I just had these last two sections to restore.

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I started by peeling off the old electrical tape on the junction just before the grommet.  You can see how much dirt was still trapped in there.

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This plug had a zip tie with a pin style mount.  I am not sure if this means the original clip broke off, but I will have to deal with this when it gets reinstalled.

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Metal mounting clip -- needs to be cleaned before reattaching.

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I removed the smaller loom from the upper section.  The wires seemed to be in good shape, just needed to be cleaned.

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I decided before I got too far on wrapping the new section I should probably tape off the junctions coming out of the loom on the main section.  I bought 3M Super 33+ tape as it is supposed to be the best stuff to use for wiring harnesses.  It does not unravel and the adhesive does not get gummy.

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I started to peel off the old electrical tape from the remaining section.

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That's actually black duct tape on the brown wires.  I will definitely have to check this out...

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With all the wires uncovered, I hit them with the air compressor to blow all the loose dirt off.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/MsEt9blEGIB1EKZLrgvQn7esAlPF2vJZ9Rd5qryKDI8SbAnPHa146_GyYK12g64_2TBPtzzTOJ9-U3ldnbwzzxDJKC-vHC-YkTQfYSNIN4WHuOo_gyptqbSdA4b61pTa10Wz55US_guMAm0lHaXIk-SgzKKxaG0M29DpZXEFvGEHC37u2X-csHux_yJ12IUmOwGluQWFakLzcDhvrcNQ9fago63FAzQcjoY5wVFH61TqLXz4sE9wVKc8EqUFAsWXf1SpZAwrfeGV6KIpt7A3JXM2KNe23FPvAitjnHFQ5c2SeSrQI5dmoXY-0oNrr1yJX6qS8UsOsPkCHZwaG86J3f2B67Y6vRcR1v7t-tUjOPphbRrMxldJVczaI3fFdVt03YbbtCENBuXMVlI-ptXy3fjdaH0Fsk2sPT_aklRagM94PqfkR4nn-yXUYse5PrXZ1WMLdo3LSfGOHNX6LVatqHT7vBWqIBD3epl3s_b6JD_zxf69F3Wy83p8HV_IQQZb_CImcg_Xwr7Xv17MoVfFIXkar-wBbuBR0tDdPDMwG4QQMS9usGTyN4-NAkoYHhf9tmT1XOs9hfbYz0kLYqEp6P98NJRRGoqf_9F3v68uNlbDjYXYQayRCHoM1IXEfqt9EHignJ20ur4M0jk77q7uB1oHZyjbZMB9J5n7gmexTkc=w1675-h942-no

Then I wiped the wires down individually with a Gojo wipe.

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I'm not sure why someone used duct tape, but the connection underneath was clean and solid and looked factory. I taped the connection properly and then retaped this section of the harness.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/WnTHx4tNk8-dIPMw7UtfUC6aD7g4Kh2L2GaRUYgNkPlVP_V5JU82bHpY2ZsDvdT2oMaAqkYaHb-xzdFY1hQNUkoGlp--qRkLMzXPRmkhziGOe1JZqFHDKW06AoA5zmu7U71A-AepWup7eXitltx7wWxEgpFis88cWlXI3sk00_Fgljbh5Uq52cZIw588PHIw0DoHCmbZPvZT8Sqjgxm8AQlYD9tdN7SGg1ev56uSwLZ7dY5zl1A5uXOfDB7kxttnols_KF0scKnaIBgj5Y2Saahanp10iXfjWDpaM4EHUCjmfZ0GZ7vb_M3AtG2nlJIjcbBu0VKd1CdmDCDCUa6qeTSFT7035KUDwrjAj28cUBKJte50bwxrWFc7szboA3_NOXXcT4EiAhkc87f5suqemLDJS3ArTs5Qdi8bQCfpp7bFnbzmnr4cFs7o5_L4TuCBfx1hMpFWAKWqC-BsxfZLKCta-TYpRVQEk3S0tXGdFnvmA6sJJzmTeQnHvAznnF0QRe93kP2qDC-9UbIDssTsGwlEXgy3Z51u8JxMerfJFplMMRFr2TgQbq6rqxNM3brxfuj-92-QwchSnUTl25BqGJjqVOHNgIfJC2_l7bnDPV2Xeak7uwehFO7p6tVMyYCrJr1b931zZSPm3uLeqrDPu52dcA3MOYWI_zS1Uj7PsT0=w1675-h942-no

I installed the smaller loom on this upper section.

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I taped off the main harness wires and the junction of the upper smaller loom.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Mqy7CdTjFVXI6wzX11XEyIBX07tr2e41M0e0w34aqZmPJpK0B2btrltb7-lS8wmxsQ-NdHr4SdJJKr1VqHjudeUP7snPKBMvlZ6PWa_5HT8qRYWs0HknHAhoYIoQHfmPq-ehCWhmo-zy3vgyPDFXi938maF0wUEsYg3UU5RUsUZ9A3oPPvB7jU2qeoWnDrJnRDcK5qZIBhz5vodNbZFXRaNmADNmsVL68BYxXxaRarxAui3G5ID60mOQ8IGxA0b3g_rcRlyRFps6XyGS4F_KF33wpzSuf8JRQSHJrq-j-w196iTN3m4CWYJWQfFbO-iEbh90wQphUI5rI58G5RNq8xTcpjVWXjbl_fdyd_ulMlndzMsIbD0vuEy0d5hwAGgc8CzYSqCKA8Vr3f5PIIy_pwVzrxdLu6_7yf2hKYofIvb_79WrwQ7i2KEkDas3EWmHJ8vqanwCI75XitVQiTW9-m8xxk3tU23LPwJDGQ9-piMn3Pe-JfS-WyHDm5rewAEJkrGUuY2fOMMsMZPIqlo6onXLXTqFO_TCO6YfaDgpBLOTmDNrgea8nD82c5Dr77ZBoe-T5Flq3WxRAZOl_D2dXo-iqdCDHZbgxCdNg8GLt5hP1m1F_t22OiFx1awyW_ZFIAQv8oG7JYmNLNKRqgEDYa42Q4ChZCWqq2SVbtrUwZQ=w1675-h942-no

Once the loom was properly taped off, I cleaned both of the connections on this side with all-purpose cleaner and a scrub brush, then rinsed and dried them thoroughly.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/OpIz5dhThgHnaz24MLe89-SA2QGNvjz4Vv7FfJLrd1lXikwiHxVpnVZVTbWP80mEJFCIzi8ngpRicGHmDsENBgZD0AT5BObeuphQbT95w7UIwDxo0panXONfSAeu94zgafKZS8U9f7JbCKZsXFkCFxewxiQjsfQHFIhx4rBqzvb5N7yhV3D6wJcXCreNLr7K4wg0Mh8uaGGQKveP7c2ZiAUmE741vvlJltkoChynhWQFyaPUB1QpXkYpoWZoe9964zB3Iw9DXUCcZZi4Ys1O6S0teTFfcxr-EYVm67OiXN5JjGMgKGxpnpRPDVCSpOrg9R0IiTsfS1I5eBIuze-BJmp8bEvDSZNatPEQ1mPZREdbJ7A4vLzGwO3zen-O4Swy0NZV3z5QkWXFsdZ-hdKwdXI64Fc_xZSpOoCo0UEMSpKSR19LAHiAQ6t9j94x_CZC_xZr8nb4ado280xlyBkDNZhp_DU6Md06b4GkdqXoo-UuWl6wFwGuqTTyPCqDOyAgQF4YOzXoxPu4ncuJDWbGFi2X0fcpHrct05jtZIpZ-zy9q_GmDb9sdZYLXYble7g7WbHEDj01dh9p8TZUEuFPIAk85CGjBPNjLFq7xvOIwDi_krevDF5joNblmpvnI0ycHUKFPnBxzQGPRjVUIQtQeyPJ5x-4NgAkBSDhJeLPtn0=w1675-h942-no

On the way back out to the garage with the clean harness, our neighbor saw us with it and commented, "Oh, the new wiring harness came in!"  I thought that was quite the compliment considering this is a restored original harness.

The next thing that needed to be done was to clean the two side marker light sockets.  I used the same vinegar/salt (acidic) solution as before to eat away at any corrosion.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ogI_2_585qZbvVDF2A4_5EtBCyO63PqOt-hP94agSD380WBPc3dN7YhonEmIk4Ir4q4uun3wWy7tJGLXIqxouiuKmjtTXjVjSYMYHzi-z5wumNwYmVr_V_k2nduZuMY34AskOCP9DAkBVb4B-UgA1D7Ugt4KRLq6abRWR-oj0YnYfHOopleIWlDibss_8b7lLRQk9qTVjxPqsxdt-MqDUG2_TaaDZavQBQBLZS6w9tEtp1Z3K1x9AS_SmwAz5cRJenfiuQme9j6kKcPbQTl9VYPu_1xfS0LO4SCG7sL14JEBxW8dUCH5uGa-3PakGVFGue6B6m6Dki5ylQS-CNEDOtKzrUMgUUh1SttjiYMp2fXlgSqYsoQyYtq8ErPPKys-ry2JF54KwFPMpD9XLw6cZ_bwl2dfRMORU7IZz0BBgqXtjz2dlF5MFRpcWrZalGWMa6AFOuED9MNoAr2M8TupkCnm5XbRbzRy0l0E2kX13zwIjArl6WF4CwU8qNxupi4og65Z9YUbiDcMwi_x9AqnLmxZ9-KzNvUvD3V71VzS_D4geUoekf0XzLB9a3jwKAiOH4aHul9KKynmx2EX1ZTONBze5hLBwShF0M_GfusG1qNUAf6Fs-2NFEmxwJ3xc7RuBdAmA3JwmzOd05HjOyfeIZNBoOC_j2UR1yozefzmQ3Y=w1675-h942-no

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/gruaV_g4BlwjresFyn8Cwk7ou3woNCPtu_6vaFYxV5qjqVPNDzahBaP2WnVtI0s3_B2oDMtm-tivcTNRGDJ3JhDJRjmbev58JLniQRJgN_6HDpQz33pmtaSBK6cqJaojyxyQMRiLx7zAEWhKoZoQa9MliPKzQolBMJlpCRBY7FnFV1iK7GPvvdQ9i0HQjeGfTrfX82V0DErrvOxIab8KJ5VgCuypb3fjMsaW6ZRfuQNsk0ZuBMf82fnkmBjh9U59eb_NXLwo26N9wdxs1IHYQCVVQeq6h17WK_8B_onoybrarg4j7cURYMIxhU2ebHd43zDIN6G2gHLTNAaAfhIuqIoW2c702J0QgEoAMqFf8hznBtIzVtYiUOUvJWaX6HpRbDaIpVQyNSXKBQTka9jhXRZRjF_kQRnAPwdLuIhCDvlffHgZZNv66DMGRj1H8Vm-OyzYo8Z_AYvK--_RExmOpt9I7LDM5ePeDEaoNz9-fXvDx8jK0YndxKWAQ9hZdv0qYh87LQpDwf0iRzAGKzfpGl-mZGxE_Sm_EBY_78LZ8B2OQPw4oNBfsNEGPtIRhkTmxzPhX4EeZg09O6udOtb-7jOYTM0dYq0QXK3KP3UJZ0LmjUIGv8VfDAdo0corS6Jkh7kGyINRszijcmZyjWL-JL7ncA1U5TXBDKd6I35ovWo=w1675-h942-no

I was able to get both side marker light sockets in the solution at the same time.

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While the side marker light sockets soaked in the acidic solution, I used contact cleaner on the two connectors that had not been previously cleaned.  Both of these connectors were in great shape to start with.

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I followed that up with DeoxIT D5, which is a cleaner and protector for connections.

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Once I was done cleaning those connectors, I gave each light socket a bath in the water/baking soda (neutralizer) solution.

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Time to reassemble the sockets!  I am not adding dielectric grease at this time.  I want to do more research to find out how much is necessary.  These were packed full and being an insulator, electrically that does not make sense to me.

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Final step: adding the foam seals.

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Taillight harness has been restored!!

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Next up, this bad boy!  What is it?  Stay tuned to find out!

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New Garage Floor

posted May 29, 2017, 3:39 PM by Jonathan Imberi   [ updated May 29, 2017, 5:15 PM ]


I had been looking for a way to improve on our cracking and salt-eaten cement garage floor for a while.  I saw some Craftsman garage tiles at Sears a couple of years ago, and had been thinking about them ever since.  Sears no longer sells the Craftsman tiles I first saw, but I was able to find an online source for PVC garage tiles.  

These are twenty inch square interlocking tiles.  They sit on top of the floor and require no adhesive.  They are water, chemical, and solvent resistant.  I chose black tiles with a leather-like look.  

Garage floor before tile installation:

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Garage floor after installation:

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The tiles are advertised and reviewed as being used in a garage, and able to withstand high loads and the use of a floor jack.  We noticed as we were putting the garage back together after installing them that the tiles scuffed and scratched incredibly easily.  Also when rolling KITT back on his auto dollies, the auto dollies left indents in the tiles, and scuffs as they rolled.  This was not the type of durability I was expecting, or that was indicated by the company we bought them from.  I contacted the company and worked directly with the manufacturer, who eventually gave us a partial refund.  

On the plus side, the tiles are extremely comfortable to walk and kneel on.  Liquids clean up easily, and I am hoping it will be easier now to push out water and salt in the winter.

I wish I would have bought a more durable garage tile (ie a commercial-grade tile), but I am happy with these for what I ended up paying for them after the partial refund.

I found a product line called Rejuvenate at Menards that is made for vinyl floors.  I bought both the cleaner and the restorer.  We applied them today.

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You can see the difference in the tiles below.  This is the same tile, dry in both pictures.  The Rejuvenate cleaner and restorer are easy to use and I highly recommend them. :)

Before:

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After:

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KITT's Rear Bumper Video

posted May 6, 2017, 5:08 PM by Jonathan Imberi


Knox Rides In KARR

posted May 6, 2017, 1:51 PM by Jonathan Imberi


This week KARR had a special passenger. We dog-sat for our friend Jill's Dobermans. KARR took Knox and I to the dog park so Knox could burn off some of her puppy energy.


Today we took KARR back into to Troy's shop for his 1,000 mile tune-up and inspection. The engine still has a weird rattling sound between 1800 and 2200 RPMs.  Troy, along with every machine shop he talks to, is baffled as to what this can be. KARR also has been stuttering every once in a while right after starting it up and shifting into gear, almost like it is not getting enough fuel or air. I'm thinking this is a bad connection in the wiring somewhere. Troy is going to look it over this weekend and let me know what he finds.

Isn't Knox adorable though?

Five Year Anniversary, An Afterthought

posted Apr 14, 2017, 1:51 PM by Jonathan Imberi


What good is an anniversary if you forget about it? Yeah, that's what Sara said to me just the other day. So here it is three months late to the day...

We got KITT's 1983 Pontiac Trans Am body five years ago. Here is what he looked like on January 14, 2012...
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Here is what he looked like four years ago on January 14, 2013...

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Here is what he looked like three years ago on January 14, 2014...

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Here is what he looked like two years ago on January 14, 2015...

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Here is what he looked like one year ago on January 14, 2016.


and here is what he looks like today, January 14, 2017 April 14, 2017.


How I Spend Money

posted Apr 12, 2017, 7:29 PM by Jonathan Imberi   [ updated Apr 16, 2017, 10:06 AM ]


Owning a couple of classic 80s cars is a lot like having children, with one exception (I'll get to that in a bit). We spend an extraordinary amount of time with them. We can't imagine life without them. We post about every little thing they do on social media. They tend to consume all of our attention. We enjoy spending time playing with them and watching them slowly develop into everything we have always wanted for them. When they misbehave we're upset, but we still love them. We spend a lot of long nights up with (working on) them. When they get sick we do whatever it takes to fix them up. We remember fondly what it was like when it was just the two of us before they came into our life. Did I mention we spend an insane amount of money on them?



Now for that exception...
The one thing that really sets them apart from children is that other people are a lot less understanding and forgiving about the amount of time and money that you put into your car. In fact they are more likely to criticize you for it...but you know what? I wouldn't give them up for anything!

So...you're probably wondering where is this all coming from and where the hell have I been the last 7 months? Suffice to say KARR was misbehaving, hurt himself, was taken to the mechanic, and ended up needing the equivalent of open heart surgery. There were complications which required parts that were not made anymore and KARR was on life support awaiting parts for the last 7 months.

This all started right after the Sizzlin' Summer Nights car show in late August of last year. Just as we were pulling into the show KARR decided to overheat...spewing coolant everywhere! This was just plain odd as it wasn't hot out and KARR had never exhibited any behavior like that before. After the show we checked the coolant level to make sure there was enough to drive home and there was, but the trip home was even more disturbing. 

KARR was running like absolute crap. I mean it was horrible...stuttering, shuddering, surging. I was in total disbelief and shock. Sara was worried we wouldn't make it home. I knew I had to get him into to the mechanic, and sooner rather than later. This was beyond devastating! We had poured so much of ourselves into KARR that year, and had just taken him on a long trip to Devil's Tower, WY that summer. How could this happen all at once, and when he was fine just the day before?

Once at Hub Auto, Troy was able to diagnose that the timing chain had started jumping. It would need to be replaced which meant that the engine would have to be pulled. I am glad we caught it right way as this could have spelled certain disaster for the engine. Not the best news we could have received, but not the worst either. With the engine coming out, now was the perfect time to have the transmission rebuilt, engine inspected and the seals and gaskets replaced to fix the small oil leak. You know how I love to blow money!

I was not planning on rebuilding the transmission, but it had worn syncros that needed to be replaced, so I was at least going to do that. Turns out it wasn't that simple. Troy was unable to find the kit he needed so he asked me if I just want to have it rebuilt. Like anyone with money to burn I said sure, go ahead! The process would actually take the guts from a newer albeit similar Getrag F23 and mate them with my Getrag 282 case. End result is a lower 1st gear and a higher 5th gear (2 through 4 remained the same) with a final gear ratio of 3.94:1. A new clutch and bearings would complete the package.

With the cradle dropped and the engine and transmission out we started to investigate other problem areas. All of the motor mounts needed to be replaced along with the motor dampener shock. It also needed new rear struts. The rear exhaust manifold was cracked and the previous owner's attempted repair hadn't held. I would have to see if I could find new exhaust manifolds. 

I was able to order the motor mounts and damper shock online along with the complete gasket set for the engine from The Fiero Store. Troy would take care of the struts and transmission mounts when the time came for reinstall. I searched all over for new exhaust manifolds, but they no longer made them. I started searching for used ones, but didn't have any luck there either. The rear manifold was easy to find used and in good shape, but the front was another story as they all faced the same issue with cracks. Troy had a few good leads and said he would follow-up on them and as a backup he was going to have a local welding shop see about a possible repair on the manifold. That was the end of September, one month without KARR.

Once everything was stripped from the cradle we took it home with us so we could treat it with POR-15. I gave it a good week's worth of cure time and then we took it back to the shop. We were just in time to see the newly rebuilt transmission. It looked brand new! Time to pay for that...see the above cartoon for visuals on me throwing money in the air. :)

Myron at Hub Auto had been doing all of the teardown on the engine, and once he had it completely torn down it was sent out to a machine shop to be gone over. It was discovered that the block was actually a 3.1L and not the original 2.8L. The previous owner had installed a performance cam, but didn't do any other work to the engine. The main and cam bearings were totally ovaled out.

Here's the list Troy gave me of everything that was done to the engine: 
  • Boiled the block
  • Pressure tested block and heads
  • Block and cam was line bored
  • Degreed the cam
  • Decked the block and heads
  • Resurfaced the intake
  • Machined the flywheel 
  • Replaced all bearings
  • Honed the cylinders
  • Balanced everything
  • New lifters and pushrods
  • New oil pump
  • Gaped piston rings
  • Bored .30 over
  • 10-10 rod and main bearings
  • New timing chain and gears (3 piece)
  • New head bolts
  • New soft plugs
  • Fel-Pro tri-metal head gaskets
  • Fel-Pro PermaDry gaskets
With the engine back in the shop, reassembly started, and I was getting ready to throw more money in the air!

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This brings us to the end of October
, two months without KARR.

Troy had the valve covers and intake manifold powdercoated like the original red. My valve covers were starting to look rather dull and my intake had a few chips in the finish. Now they look like new!

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Time to get them installed! You can see the transmission has been bolted on as well. It was about this time that I really started getting anxious to have KARR back. Troy was insistent that he could either find a used manifold or that the welding shop could fix the originals. He was still waiting to hear back from his sources.

I waited another week or so and then asked if he had heard anything yet. With an answer of not yet, I asked if headers were a possibility. I really did not want to have to go that route, but if it was the only option then so be it. Troy said he had not looked into that, but someone may have made them for the Fieros. I told him I would start researching that and see what I could find.

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It ended up taking me a few days worth of searching and a lot of patience. In the end I came across West Coast Fiero. Not only did they sell headers, but listed under headers were new and improved stock manifolds. I couldn't believe it! I promptly threw several more large bills at them and got them ordered. That was on the 28th of November, three months without KARR.

There wasn't anything in the way of an expected ship date when I ordered them, so I called on December 2nd to check the status. I was told the manifolds were fabricated when ordered, and that they would ship out next week. This stretched on and on, week after week. Meanwhile, Troy continued to get the engine and transmission mounted back on the cradle.

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We reached the end of December, four months without KARR.

I continued to call West Coast Fiero at least twice a week to check on the status. I was always reassured that they were working on them, but that they were only a two person shop and it just took time. I was beyond frustrated not having a car by this point! I realize that being without my car for four months was not their fault, but it still seemed like things were just cursed. They just needed to say something on their website to indicate that these are fabricated from scratch and that it would be weeks or even months.

The manifolds finally arrived on Sara's birthday, January 23rd. They looked awesome and I couldn't wait to get them to Troy for install. We took them to the shop the next day.

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Troy ended up having a full schedule through the end of January, which now made it five months without KARR.

What happened during February was a mixture of me being super busy at work and also not wanting to nag Troy to finish the car. I figured it was sitting there using up one of his bays, so he had to want it out of there just as bad as I wanted it back. I checked in a couple of times that month, but for the most part just let him be. He had told me during one conversation that I was missing some bolts for the pulley (they had broken when they tried to remove them). They were an odd size but he had sourced and ordered them. I was so far beyond frustrated at how long I had gone without a car at this point that I had become detached and even a little desensitized to it all. When friends would ask about it I just didn't even know what to say anymore. End of February, six months without KARR.

I had planned on putting on the pressure with the beginning of March, but I was hit with kidney stones. :( Horrible pain! I would not wish that on my worst enemy. Needless to say my mind was focused on getting through the pain and not so much on my car. I did find out during this time that Troy's hydraulic lift line had burst one day when he went to work on KARR. This sprayed hydraulic fluid all over the place. KARR was not hurt, but it did mean he had to get a replacement line for the lift.

On March 15th I asked for an update and Troy sent me the following pictures and said it would be done Saturday the 18th. 

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Saturday came and went, and still no car. I tried to contact Troy but found out that he had gotten sick over the weekend and had closed up the shop that next Monday. That Wednesday I had to have been asked by at least 30 people if I had my car back yet...I just lost it! It was coming up on seven months without a car! I told Troy that I would be at the shop on Saturday and Sunday to help him finish it. I wanted my car back!

I spent 15.5 hours working on it between Saturday and Sunday, but we got it finished. It wasn't until I was there helping Troy that I actually understood why it was taking so long. Myron, who used to work for Troy and has done tons of work on KITT's engine and tranny, had done the full disassembly on KARR by himself. That was six and a half months ago, and he is no longer at Hub Auto. Myron is an awesome mechanic and is meticulous about everything. He had a method of organization that worked for him, but did not necessarily translate to anyone else being able to make sense of it. 

Troy was basically having to search for all the parts that were needed to finish assembly. I did not truly appreciate how time consuming this was until I spent that weekend helping him. It was like trying to put a puzzle together while not being able to look at the picture. On top of that someone had sorted the puzzle pieces into piles that were everywhere.

Here are some pictures I took while we were working that weekend. It's hard to get good pictures while you are also wrenching on the car, so I will try to summarize what the pictures were taken of. Starting out these first few are just showing the state of things when I got there.

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New rear exhaust manifold.

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Routing and connecting the vacuum lines.

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Installing the brackets and attaching the gear selector and clutch cables.

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Installing the vacuum canister and cooling pipes for the ignition coil and alternator. If you are not familiar with V6 Fieros they have a rear blower that pushes air through the silver pipes seen below. They direct the air at the ignition coil and alternator to help keep them cool.

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Reattaching the chassis ground wire to the engine block.

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Intake installed!

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Routing throttle cable and cruise control cables.

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Time to install the rear axle.

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Parking brake needs to be hooked up as well.

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Disconnecting the brake line brackets so we can replace the struts.

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I took these pictures just to show how filthy KARR had gotten sitting in the shop for six months.

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You can see the hydraulic fluid that sprayed on the passenger side window.

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Unfortunately the front hood sat open the entire time the car was in the shop. Everything in the front trunk was as filthy as the car. :(

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The driver side window was also half way open. You can see my fingerprint on the gullwing.

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We had to compress the springs to remove and install the new struts.

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Once the struts were installed I was able to put the rear wheels back on.

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I filled the engine and transmission with oil while Troy put in the coolant.

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The coolant immediately started pouring out from underneath the engine. All I could hear was Geordi from Star Trek yelling, "Coolant leak! We have a coolant leak everybody! Let's go! Let's get out of here. Everybody out!" I had to chuckle to myself even though there really was nothing funny about it. It turned out that one of the bolts securing the water pump was bottoming out on the engine block. Apparently one of the stock bolts needed to be an 1/8th of an inch shorter to work with the 3100 engine block. We added a washer and solved the issue.

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Time to get the spark plug wires on and fire it up. It started right up! With no exhaust it was loud as hell, but it was so awesome just to have it running again!

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I backed it out of the side bay and pulled it around to the front bay, so we could get it up in the air and install the exhaust.

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Just some random pictures of the underside before we mounted the exhaust.

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You can see the end of the Y pipe on the top right corner of this picture.

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With the exhaust mounted, all that was left was to adjust the timing.

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We sprayed it off to get as much of the dirt and grime off as we could.

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KARR is finally home!

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This was an insane ordeal that I don't ever want to have to go through again! Like I said at the beginning of this post, people have a hard time understanding why anyone would put the amount of time and money that I have into an old car. The answer is simple: I love my car!

I want to throw out a special thank you to my friends Janean and Jill! They were kind enough to let me carpool with them during the last six months. I'd have been lost without you both! :)

The engine and transmission still need to get through the initial break in period, and there are various odd behaviors and noises to track down. I will have an update on that in the near future. For now just remember, Life is a Highway!

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