Colin and Krista Parkinson

Krista's 1960 Hillman Husky


The Husky when purchased from Nigel


The Build:-


ENGINE

Fiat Twin Cam 1800cc out of Mirafiori. Fully rebuilt by husband Colin Parkinson

GEARBOX

5 speed manual

EXHAUST

Full mild steel system home made including 4 into 2 into 1 header. Karma Kustoms Klaw tail piece

Front Suspension

Hillman Hunter IFS with lower stiffer coil springs and Spax adjustable shocks

Rear Suspension

Decambered & stiffer leaf springs with AVO adjustable shocks

BRAKES

Discs up front, drums at rear

INTERIOR

Mini Metro front seats, stock rear. Full interior retrimmed in black & snake skin vinyl by fellow club member - Steve Hudson. (Many thanks Steve) Grant orange metal flake steering wheel. Hob Knobs glass marble gear knob. Mini heater in custom console, also housing switches. Smiths gauges, Moon tacho. Surf board interior mirror. Fully rewired.

BODYWORK

Louvered bonnet (hood), frenched '59 Cadillac tail lamps & white '59 Cadillac tail lamps used as front side lights/indicators. Moon spinner fuel cap. All new chrome by London Chroming Co. Fiat Calypso Orange paint.

WHEELS

Stock steel 15" rims with Moon Starburst hubcaps

OTHER DETAILS

All work except interior & top coat of paint done by Colin Parkinson. Featured in Custom Car magazine - October 2003





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