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Metropolitan Upholstery

Upholstery Kit # 811 UK1
Model 541 & 542
Chassis # 1001 thru E21007 

Kip Motor uses material very similar to the original pattern – Bedford Cord – as possible. That is a beige, yellow and black stripe nylon fabric with beige vinyl complementary trim.

Front Seats: Bottom cushion and front back is covered in the beige/black stripe fabric, finished with beige vinyl piping. The front back also has a straight top section in beige vinyl as indicated in photo. The front seat bottom edge (covers spring) is beige vinyl.

Back Seats: Seat bottom is all beige/black stripe trimmed in beige vinyl. The back is solid beige vinyl.

Wheelhouse Covers: Top piece is beige vinyl, sides are beige/black stripe.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions.

Tools Required: Hog ring pliers are most commonly used for installation along with pig rings. These can be purchased at your local hardware store, or you may purchase from Kip Motor Company.

Material samples are available upon request.

Panel Kit: See coordinating panel kit (811 PK1 or 811 PK2) for early Met here.

Carpet Set: Black carpet with felt pad (ALH1803A) here.

Headliner: Original cream vinyl headliner (ALH2701) here.

Spare Wheel Cover: Choice of Black with white cord trim (ALH2776) or White vinyl with black cord trim (811 2278).

Custom Upholstery Kits: Custom colors and patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com with the product number from any vinyl sample. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors and patterns are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable. Please allow 4-6 weeks for production time.

Photo is a mock up of upholstery kit to give you an idea of what the material/pattern looks like. Not to size.

Panel Kit # 811 PK1 – Model Met 541 (cvt)
Panel Kit # 811 PK2 – Model Met 542 (hdt)
Chassis # 1001 – E21007

 

Photo is a mock-up representation to show the upholstery pattern. It is not a finished product.  

Door Panels: Beige, yellow, and black stripe (Bedford Cord) with beige vinyl trim at top and bottom of panel.

Cowl Panels: Cowl and back seat kick are beige vinyl (not shown).

Side Panels: Above the wheel wells are beige vinyl (not shown).

Convertible: Includes additional double side panel, separate side extension and fill panel behind seat back.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions, clips and screws.

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com.

Upholstery Kit: To see coordinating Upholstery Kit (811 UK1 and 811 UK2) click here.

Carpet Set: Standard black and felt pad (ALH1803A) click here .

Headliner: Original headliner cream vinyl (AHL2701) here.

Spare Tire Cover: Choice of black with white cord trim or white with black cord trim.

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Upholstery Kit # 811 UK2
Model Met 561 & 562
No Vent Window
Chassis # E21008 thru E58619

Kip Motor uses material as close to the original pattern as possible. For the MID 560 Model Mets, that would be a black and white checkerboard or hounds-tooth fabric.

Front Seats: Bottom cushion and front back is covered in the black/white hounds-tooth fabric, finished with white vinyl piping. The front back has a “V” shaped top section in white vinyl as indicated in photo. The front seat bottom edge (covers spring) is white vinyl.

Back Seats: Seat bottom cushion is all white vinyl. The back is the black/white hounds-tooth fabric with the complementary “V” shaped white vinyl at top with button at apex of ‘V’.

Wheelhouse Covers: All white vinyl.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions.
Hog ring pliers are most commonly used for installation along with pig rings. These can be purchased at your local hardware store, or you may purchase from Kip Motor Company.

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com

Panel Kit: To see coordinating Panel Kit (811 PK2) click here.

Carpet Set: Standard black and felt pad (ALH1803A) click here.

Headliner: Original cream vinyl headliner (ALH2701) click here.

Spare Wheel Cover: White vinyl with black cord trim (811 2278) or Black vinyl with white cord trim (ALH2776).

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Photo is a mock-up representation to show the upholstery pattern. It is not a finished product.

Panel Kit # 811 PK3 – Model Met 561
Panel Kit # 811 PK4 – Model Met 562
No Vent Window
Chassis # E21008 thru E58619

Photo is a mock-up representation to show the upholstery pattern. It is not a finished product.  

Door Panels: Black vinyl top of door and white bottom with curve.

Cowl Panels: White vinyl (not shown).

Side Panels: Above the wheel wells in back are black vinyl.

Convertible: Includes additional double side panel, separate side extension and fill panel behind seat back. Image of actual panel kit.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions, clips and screws.

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com.

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Upholstery Kit: To see coordinating Upholstery Kit (811 UK2) click here.

Carpet Set: Standard black and felt pad (ALH1803A) click here.

Headliner: Original cream vinyl headliner (ALH2701) here.

Spare Wheel Cover: Choice of Black with white cord trim (ALH2776) or White vinyl with black cord trim (811 2278).

Upholstery Kit # 811 UK3
Model 561 & 562
Vent Window
Chassis # E58620 +

Kip Motor uses material as close to the original pattern as possible. For the LATE model Mets, that would be a black diamond pattern.

Front Seats: Bottom cushion and front back is covered in the black diamond fabric, finished with white vinyl piping. The front back has a straight top section in white vinyl as indicated in photo. The front seat bottom edge (covers spring) is white vinyl.

Back Seats: Seat bottom cushion is black vinyl with white trim. The back is black vinyl with the top 1/3 white vinyl.

Wheelhouse Covers: All black vinyl.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions.
Hog ring pliers are most commonly used for installation along with pig rings. These can be purchased at your local hardware store, or you may purchase from Kip Motor Company.

Material samples are available upon request.

Custom Kits: Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote on a custom produced kit. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Please allow 4-6 weeks for custom orders. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Panel Kit: To see coordinating panel kit (811 PK5 & 811 PK6) click here.

Carpet Set: Standard black and felt pad (ALH1803A) click here.

Headliner: Original cream headliner (ALH2701) here.

Photo is a mock-up representation to show the upholstery pattern. It is not a finished product.

Panel Kit # 811 PK5 – Model Met 561 (cvt)
Panel Kit # 811 PK6 – Model Met 562 (htp)
Vent Window
Chassis # E58620+

Photo is a mock-up representation to show the upholstery pattern. It is not a finished product.  

Door Panels: Black vinyl bottom third of door with white vinyl top.

Cowl Panels: Black vinyl (not shown).

Side Panels: Above the wheel wells are black vinyl (not shown).

Convertible: Includes additional double side panel, separate side extension and fill panel behind seat back.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions, clips and screws to install.

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com.

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Upholstery Kit: To see coordinating Upholstery Kit (811 UK3) click here.

Carpet Set: Standard black carpet and felt pad (ALH1803A) click here.

Headliner: Original cream vinyl headliner (ALH2701) here.

Spare Wheel Cover: Choice of Black with white cord trim (ALH2776) or White vinyl with black cord trim (811 2278).

# ALH2701
Fits All Hardtop Metropolitan Models

Originally, all Metropolitans were fitted with a British cream colored vinyl headliner.

Included: Each headliner comes with installation instructions.

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com.

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

# ALH1803A
Fits All Metropolitan Models

Carpet was not originally installed in Metropolitans; however, some dealers installed it as standard. The rubber floor mat was standard in all Metropolitans.

Front Floor: carpet with cutouts and foot pad.

Back Floor: black carpet with felt pad.

Included: Each kit comes with instructions and felt pad.

Stormstrip is available in beige, gray or black.

Custom Kits: Custom colors/patterns are available. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com for a quote. Please keep in mind that the overall value of the vehicle is diminished when non-original colors are used. Of course, custom kits are not returnable.

Rubber Floor Mats: Originally shipped with each Metropolitan.
Front – ALH1803
Rear – ALH1804
Right side – ALH1806
Left side – ALH1807
Trunk – ALH2700

Material samples are available upon request. Please email info[at]kipmotor.com.