A2 – Chassis Codes Issued for Sunbeam Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Download MSWord document of this file here Get a PDF of this file here. Talbot 10 1936 model 1001 2500 1936 Talbot 10 1937 model 3001 3350 1937 Talbot 10 1938 model 5001 6800 1938 Sunbeam Talbot 10 1939 model 40001 42752 1939 Sunbeam Talbot 10 1940 model 101(010) (more…)

A3 – Chassis Codes Issued for Hillman Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Download a PDF of Hillman chassis engine number coding MODEL COMMENCING CHASSIS NUMBER ENDING CHASSIS NUMBER PRODUCTION DATES Hillman Minx Mk. 1 Approx. July 1945 to December 1947 Hillman Minx Mk. 11 December 1947 to September 1948 Hillman Minx Mk. 111 1900001 September 1948 to November 1949 Hillman Minx (more…)

A4 – Chassis Codes Issued for Humber Vehicles

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars Humber chassis engine number coding Humber Hawk Mk. 1 approx. July 1945 to September 1947 Humber Hawk Mk 11 September 1947 to October 1948 Humber Hawk Mk. 111 October 1948 to September 1950 Humber Hawk Mk. 1V September 1950 to September 1952 Humber Hawk Mk. V September 1952 to (more…)

A5 – New Chassis Number Format: 1970 and after

Rootes and Chrysler U.K. Passenger Cars A new vehicle identification format was introduced in July 1970. Download a PDF of Later model chassis engine number coding New chassis plate example: Chassis No. R G 211 000115 Service Code H AA H Paint Code 108 Trim Code 701 Type Code 211 H 4 Breakdown of details (more…)

A6 – Torque Settings

Propeller shaft, Rear Axle, Number of teeth, adjustments and overall ratios

A7 – Torque Loading Figures

Engine, Gearbox, Rear Axle, Propeller Shaft, Front Suspension, Rear Suspension, Steering, Brakes

A9 – Rootes Family Tree

Rootes family tree – published by Carsten Justensen of the Rootes Danmark Club