Hillman Parts

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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 67-12: Alpine & Minx Noisy Clutch Shaft Pilot Bushing

NUMBER: 67-12 DATE: Jan. 23, 1967 GROUP: Engine SUBGROUP: Clutch Shaft Pilot Bushing – Noisy MODELS: Alpine & Minx SUBJECT: Clutch Shaft Pilot Bushing – Noisy Some reports have been received of low pitched noise from the clutch on release of the pedal during the first few applications, especially when the vehicle has been standing (more…)

Bulletin 66-10: Lifting Jacks on Minx VI, Alpine V, & Tiger 260

NUMBER: 66-10 DATE: November 22, 1966 GROUP: Miscellaneous SUBGROUP: Lifting Jack MODELS: Minx VI, Alpine V, & Tiger 260 SUBJECT: Lifting Jacks In order to increase ground clearance during wheel removal, the lifting jack on the above models has been modified from chassis numbers as follows: Minx VI B 006-003800 Part #5220779 Alpine V B (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…)