STAGE 68

 Return to the BUILD


“In this issue, you will mount the handle, the inner lock and the rear-view mirror on the left door of your KITT scale model.”

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: This Left Door is metal and the other parts are plastic.

Magazine

  • The Series – Lost Knight (Part 2)
  • Build Your KI.T.T. – Step by Step
  • Secret Files – Evasion

Build


Left Door Handle, Lock and Rear-View Mirror

Step 1

Fit the pin and post of the Left Door Handle into the matching holes at this location on the exterior of the Left Door, as shown:

Secure this Handle into place from the inside with one (1) AP screw.

When I work with painted exterior parts, I place them down on a soft cloth to protect them:

Step 2

Fit the Left Inner Door Lock into this matching recess of the Left Door orienting it as shown, then secure it into place with one (1) QM screw.

The QM screws have a countersunk head. This also is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal:

Step 3

Gently press the pin of the Left Rear-View Mirror into the post of the Left Rear-View Mirror Housing, aligning it to the opening as shown:

Step 4

Slide the tab of this Mirror Housing into this matching slot of the Left Door, orienting it as shown:

Secure the Mirror Housing to the inside of the Door with one (1) GM screw:

Thoughts


We are now beginning work to construct both of KITT’s doors! We will work on these doors for the next five stages, so keep the parts nearby.

Next Up


 Stage 69 – Left Door Window/Hinge Support, Door Hinge Cover, Gears, Self-Adhesive Details

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