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 60-189: Anti-Freeze

COOLING No. 189June 9, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS ANTI-FREEZE With the approach of summer, we would remind all Dealers that anti-freeze should be drained from the cooling system of cars during the summer months, otherwise fouling of the cooling system and overheating are liable to occur. In cars which have been sold this (more…)

Bulletin 60-186: Super Snipe II P.T.F.E. Swivel Pin Thrust Washers

STEERING FRONT SUSPENSION No. 186 June 2, 1960. TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS HUMBER SUPER SNIPE SERIES II P.T.F.E. Swivel Pin Thrust Washers A new type of thrust washer (Part No. 1203654) has been fitted to the swivel pin from Chassis No. Super Snipe II B8002774 onwards to give reduced steering effort. The name P.T.F.E. (more…)