Colin and Krista Parkinson

Krista's 1960 Hillman Husky

The Husky when purchased from Nigel

The Build:-


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


5 speed manual


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


Discs up front, drums at rear


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.


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.


Stock steel 15" rims with Moon Starburst hubcaps


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

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