Willys Overland Knight Registry

1929 Whippet Model 96A - America
Serial Number 327367, Engine Number 327593

This Whippet has just 29,000 miles on the odometer and hence its original interior makes a fascinating study for other Model 96A restorers worldwide.

1929 Whippet Model 96A - America

The exterior bodywork has been repainted in authentic colors, but wheel spokes would have been painted when it left the factory in Toledo.

Instrument Panel

Instrument Cluster has Oil Pressure, Ammeter and Speedometer gauges, Spark and Throttle controls.
Ignition Switch is to the right, Cigar Lighter to the Left
Finger Tip Control provides Starter, Horn and Lighting switches
Although the front floor mat is missing, original features include the wood accelerator foot rest.

Right Hand Footwell Detail showing map pocket

Note original map pocket and kick panel leather trim in RH front footwell.
Note profile of front seat material and compare with rear seat photo shown below.

Wiper Motor and Windscreen Upper Trim detail

This photo highlights vacuum wiper and Windscreen Upper Trim detail.

Rear Seat View

All Upholstery and Trim detail is 100% original !

Patent Plate Location

Patent plate is visible when rear floor mat is lifted (Note floor mat fasteners).

RH Rear Floor Mat Detail near center pillar

Rear floor mat is like a coarse woven hessian as far as looks are concerned.

Rear Seat Corderoy Pattern

Seat material is corderoy with diamond like pattern.

Window Handle Door Handle Door Handle

Door Handle photos also show plain unpatterned corderoy door trim material.

Center Door Pillar Trim Detail Dome Lamp Detail

Center Door Pillar Trim detail and Dome Lamp with integral switch.
Roof is lined in plain corderoy material that has smaller diameter corderoy and lighter color than door trim.

Exterior Door Handle Detail

Exterior Door Handle photo also shows beltline and pinstriping to advantage.

Serial Number Tag - RH Rear Frame

Serial Number Tag location on RH Rear Frame.

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