STAGE 56

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, the base and the padding are fixed into the driver’s seat.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Driver’s Seat is soft PVC, the Seat Base is plastic, and the Seat Padding is foam.

Magazine

  • The Series – Knight of the Drones (Part 2)
  • Build Your KI.T.T. – Step by Step
  • Secret Files – The Barbarian Brothers

Build


Driver’s Seat

Step 1

Fit the Seat Padding inside the center of the Driver’s Seat under the rounded tabs, as shown:

Step 2

In the same way, fit the Driver’s Seat Base into the Driver’s Seat, again resting underneath the Driver’s Seat tabs.

The soft PVC of the Driver’s Seat can be spread apart to wrap the tabs and posts around the Frame, as shown:

Steps 3-4

Secure the Driver’s Seat to the Driver’s Seat Base with six (6) DP screws.

Do not over-tighten these screws as they can twist the soft PVC of the Seat and make it bulge out of position:

Thoughts


Oh boy, we are starting to build the seats of our Knight Rider K.I.T.T.! If you didn’t know this already, a special seat was used in the show that a stunt person could literally sit inside of and see out through the space under the head rest. On screen, it appeared the car was driving itself!

Next Up


 Stage 57 – Driver’s Seat Plate/Frame, Seat Adjustment Mechanism/Lever

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