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Hartford Shock Absrobers

We make all the shock absorbers on site ourselves

We make the English shock absorbers to the Inch, 1/2" or 1/4" increments

We make the European shock absorbers to the 5mm or 10mm increments

There are many different type of Hartford shock absorbers please see "New hartfords for sale" for pictures of most but not all types.

It is not always possible to read the namedisc or the wrong one might of been fitted, to help you identify your type of shock absorber the main differences are:-

  • Centre bolt diameter, 9/16"centre bolt = 101, 103/5, 298, 302, 306. 1/2" Centre bolt = 502, 506

  • Friction disc diameter

  • Arm blade edge rolled around friction disc (100, 101, 103/5 298, 302, 306) or flat arm blade (502, 506)

  • Type of fitting to axle or chassis Alloy bloc (100, 101, 103/5) or rubber bush (All others)

  • Type of fitting at end of arm Riveted on casting/pressing or tubular fitting not riveted

  • Straight sided pressure spring (100, 101, 103/5, 298, 302, 306) or tapered sided pressure spring (502, 506)

Hartfords for sale Hartford parts 298/100 Parts 302/101 Parts 306/103 Parts 502 Parts 506 Parts Andre Telecontrol Hartford Namediscs Edwardian Parts