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Hi Everyone,

 

This is a new forum to discuss and exchange information about Knight sleeve-valve engines and the cars that had them.

 

Here is a list of some of the cars that used sleeve-valve engines:

Please bring your comments and technical information to this forum.

 

Steve Pugh

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Great to see the new forum page dedicated to the Knight engine.

I've been fascinated with the Knight engine for many years. I've been looking for and someday will have a Willys-Knight or Falcon-Knight car.

The other car of my dreams is a Chandler or Cleveland. But that's a topic for a different time.

 

Thanks to all who are responsible for the new look to the forum and the new site for Knight engines.

 

 

thanks

 

Bill

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Bill,

 

Thank you for your comments. There have been several Willys-Knights and at least one Falcon-Knight on eBay recently. I hope you find one. I don't know why this forum is not in alphabetical order, but will try to find out.

 

Steve

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You forgot the Russell-Knight!  http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/showthread.php?53886-Orphan-of-the-Day-08-22-1913-Russell-Knight

 

Russell Motor Cars had the exclusive right to the Knight engine in Canada.  This prevented others using the Knight engine, including Willys-Knight from entering the Canadian market.  John North Willys bought Russell Motor Company in 1916 so he could gain a foothold in Canada.

 

Craig

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8E45E,

 

Thank you for letting us know about additional Knight engined cars. There are probably a bunch more that I missed when I wrote the opening thread. Everyone should feel free to add to the list of cars using the Knight engine.

 

Steve

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