Hillman Parts

Tips for Minx Series parts,  most taken from postings to the Hillman Listserve.* The information has no guarantee of any kind, implied or otherwise. Hillman Series Minx Replacement Parts and Interchangeability Information http://www.whatsahillman.com/parts.html Check out the  rest of this site for more about Hillmans.  

Bulletin 67-44: Alpine V, Minx VI & Arrow New Oil Pressure Relief

GROUP: EngineSUBGROUP: Oil Pressure Relief ValveDATE: 3-31-67 SUBJECT: New Oil Pressure Relief Valve Models: Alpine V, Minx VI & Arrow A new steel relief valve assembly was introduced in production from the Chassis Numbers shown below, having a thick fibre sealing washer under the head of the relief valve. Alpine V – B.395 012220 Minx (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…)

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…)

Hillmans on Holiday: 2007

2007 will be the 100th Anniversary of the Hillman Marque. To celebrate, the “Brotherhood of the Three Spires” is throwing a party, AKA known as a Hillman meet, on August 1-4, 2007 in Rootstown, Ohio (just outside of Akron). We are inviting ALL Hillman owners to attend plus all other Rootes vehicles (Humbers, Singers, Sunbeams). (more…)

Bulletin 66-4: 1725cc Crankshaft End Play

NUMBER: 66-4 DATE: July 26, 1966 GROUP: Engine SUBGROUP: Crankshaft End Play MODELS: Alpine V; Hillman Minx VI; Super Minx IV; Humber Sceptre II; Sunbeam Rapier V; Singer Gazelle VI; Singer Vogue IV SUBJECT: Crankshaft End Play – 1725cc Engine Recent reports received from the field indicate excessive crankshaft end play in the 1725 c.c. (more…)

Bulletin 60-165: Minx EasiDrive Carburetor Settings

March 15, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS Hillman Minx With Easidrive Carburetor Settings SERVICE ADVICE LETTER NO. 165 It has come to the attention of our factory during certain tests, a few EASIDRIVE equipped cars have been found to show a slight hesitancy in pick-up after the Low-Intermediate gear change. A 105 compensator jet (more…)