Aston Service Dorset : Suspension & Steering
       
      Aston Service Dorset: DB4  
           
    Suspension + Steering

  Front Suspension (Plate N)
  Rear Suspension (Plate O)
  Steering Gear (Plate P)



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Aston Service Dorset : Aston Martin DB2 + DB2/4 MkI - MkII

Below is a selection of the parts that we can provide for the suspension, for anything else please contact us


Aston Service Dorset : Suspension & Steering

The front suspension is independent with helical coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers, transverse wishbones and ball jointed king pins.


Aston Service Dorset : Ball Joint   20-23-114

20-23-116


20-23-118

20-23-168
  Ball Joint - Brake Reaction Strut

Ball Joint Bearing Upper and Lower, also does 20-23-117

Retainer - Ball Joint

Plug - Ball Joint Housing
         
Aston Service Dorset : Upper Wishbone Spindle   20-23-119

20-23-161

20-23-140
  Locating Bolt - Ball Joint

Gaiter

Upper Wishbone Spindle

         
Aston Service Dorset : King Pins   20-23-152


20-23-101
  King Pin - Left Hand up to Chassis No. 250

King Pin - Left Hand from Chassis No. 251
         
Aston Service Dorset : Wishbone Bush, Lower Wishbone Spindle, Lower Ball Seating for the King Pin and Thrust Pad   20-23-120

20-23-121

20-23-124

20-23-125
  Bush - Wishbone

Spindle - Lower Wishbone

Lower Ball Seating - King Pin

Thrust Pad - King Pin
         
Aston Service Dorset : Lower Thrust Pad Spring, King Pin Lower Thrust Pad, Lower Spring Retaining Cap and King Pin Gaiter   20-23-162

20-23-126

20-23-127

20-23-128
  Shim - Lower Thrust Pad Spring

Spring - King Pin Lower Thrust Pad

Lower Spring Retaining Cap

Gaiter - King Pin
         
Aston Service Dorset : Road Spring Anchor Bolt, Tension Pin, Upper Ball Seating King Pin and Bearing Cap for the King Pin   20-23-129

690524

20-23-136

20-23-137
  Anchor Bolt - Road Spring

Tension Pin

Upper Ball Seating - King Pin

Bearing Cap - King Pin
         
Aston Service Dorset : Complete Shock Absorber and Front Road Spring   20-23-131

20-23-132
  Shock Absorber Complete

Front Road Spring
         
Aston Service Dorset : Upper Thrust Pad Spring, Spring Retaining Cap, Adjusting Screw and Slotted Nut   20-23-138

20-23-004


20-23-139

125598
  Spring - King Pin Upper Thrust Pad

Upper Spring Retaining Cap Assembly

Adjusting Screw

Slotted Nut, 5/8" UNF
         
Aston Service Dorset : Shims for Upper Wishbone Spindle, Internal Circlip and Upper King Pin Ball   20-23-163

20-23-164

112390

20-23-154
  Shim, Upper Spindle .020"

Shim, Upper Spindle .050"

Circlip, Internal

Ball, King Pin, Upper
         
Aston Service Dorset : Lower King Pin Ball, Top Gaiter, Front Hub Oil Seal and Tapper Roller Bearing   20-23-155

20-23-160

122306

122305
  Ball, King Pin, Lower

Top Gaiter

Oil Seal - Front Hub

Taper Roller Bearing - Inner Front Hub
         
Aston Service Dorset : Taper Roller Bearing, D Washer, Rubber Bush and Anti Roll Bar Link   125591


20-23-159

20-23-142

20-23-147
  Taper Roller Bearing - Outer Front Hub

"D" Washer

Rubber Bush

Link, Anti-Roll Bar
         
Aston Service Dorset : Inner and Outer Washer, Rubber Bush for Anti Roll Bar Link   20-23-150

20-23-148

20-23-149
  Washer, Inner

Rubber Bush, Anti-Roll Bar Link

Washer, Outer
         
Aston Service Dorset : Nyloc Nut UNF, Rebound Rubber and Tab Washer   123115

20-23-167

690087
  Nut, Nyloc 5/16" UNF

Rebound Rubber

Tap Washer

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Aston Service Dorset: Front Suspension Plate O

The rear suspension consists of a live hypoid bevel axle mounted on parallel trailing links and located transversely by Watts linkage. There are helical coil springs mounted behind the axle with large double acting piston type shock absorbers.


Aston Service Dorset : Rear Hub   20-26-125

20-26-123

20-26-152

20-26-153
  Bump Stop

Check Strap

Rear Hub - Right Hand Side

Rear Hub - Left Hand Side
         
Aston Service Dorset : Bolt and Bush Radius Arm   20-26-119

20-26-120

20-26-118
  Bolt - Upper Radius Arm

Bolt - Lower Radius Arm

Bush - Radius Arm
         
Aston Service Dorset : Conversion Kit   REAR01   Conversion Kit to replace lever-arm shock absorbers

Also suits DB5 and DB6
         
Aston Service Dorset : Radius Arm Bolt and Swinging Link Bushes   20-26-135

20-26-140

20-26-141
  Bolt, Radius Arms-Axle

Bush, Swinging Link, Centre

Bush, Swinging Link, Outer
         
Aston Service Dorset : Bush Watts Link, Bolt Watts Link to Frame and Insulating Ring   20-26-146

20-26-148

20-26-154
  Bush, Watts Link

Bolt - Watts Link to Frame

Insulating Ring
         
Aston Service Dorset : Front Road Spring   20-26-138   Front Road Spring
         
Aston Service Dorset : Link Assembly Shock Absorber and Radius Arm Assembly   20-26-155

20-26-001
  Link Assembly, Shock Absorbers

Radius Arm Assembly

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Aston Service Dorset: Front Suspension Plate Q

The rack and pinion steering gave a turning circle of approximately 34 ft.


Aston Service Dorset : Mounting Clamp   20-25-139

20-25-140

20-25-112

20-25-138
  Mounting Clamp - Bulkhead

Gaiter - Steering Column

Top Bearing Housing

Rubber Sleeve
         
Aston Service Dorset : Solid Steering Rack Mounts and Poly Bushes   20-27-120P


55-50-600
  Poly Bushes for the Upper and Lower Wishbone

Solid Steering Rack Mounting, fitted together with the poly Bush above gives a much better steering response
         
Aston Service Dorset : Ball Joint   20-24-130

20-24-128

20-24-131
  Ball Joint - Track Rod End

Gaiter - Steering Rack

Mounting
 
           
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