Classic Car Servicing

We're classic car servicing specialists based in Lincolnshire

(pre 1989 only)

  • Dedicated service bay to carry out servicing and maintenance on classics.

  • Enclosed vehicle transportation (collection and delivery) available on request.

  • Specialists in classic Aston Martin and Jaguar. (However, we have experience working on various other marques, this includes; Bentley, Jensen, Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Austin Healey & Porsche).

Pricing

We offer fixed pricing and can collect from anywhere within the UK (extra charges apply). To request a booking or for any enquires please fill out the form below and click submit.  Alternatively, please call us on 01522 685 476. 

 
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Example DB5 service with mileage breaks

Please find below an example fixed priced servicing guide for an Aston Martin DB5, DB6 and DBS. Other makes and models can be discussed by calling 01522 685476.

2,500 mile service

1. Drain engine sump and refill with new oil.
2. Check clutch push-rod adjustment.
3. Adjust handbrake is required.
4. Lubricate handbrake pivots.
5. Lubricate king pin grease nipples.
6. Lubricate steering grease nipples.
7. Check coolant level.
8. Check tyre pressures.

If necessary:

9. Top up carburettor dash pot oil levels.
10. Top up brake and clutch hydraulic fluid reservoirs.
11. Top up windscreen water bottle water level.
12. Adjust alternator and water pump drive belt.
13. Adjust distributor points gap.
14. Top up battery electrolyte level.

5,000 mile service

1. Drain engine sump and refill with new oil.
2. Top up rear shock absorbers, if necessary. 
3. Lubricate propeller shaft spline. 
4. Lubricate propeller shaft joints on cars fitted with four-speed gearbox.
5. Top up rear axle oil level, if necessary.
6. Adjust handbrake, if necessary.
7. Check clutch push-rod adjustment.
8. Lubricate handbrake pivots and cable grease nipples.
9. Lubricate king pin grease nipples.
10. Lubricate steering grease nipples.
11. Top up carburettor dash pot oil levels.
12. Check and adjust mixture settings.
13. Renew oil filter element.
14. Lubricate distributor. 
15. Adjust distributor points gap. 
16. Examine brake lining pads for wear.
17. Balance the road wheels, interchange them accordingly to diagram and grease the spline and tapers. 
18. Check toe-in of front wheels.
19. Check wheel spokes for tightness. 
20. Carry out all oil-can lubricant. 
21. Clean, set and test sparking plugs.
22. Check tyre pressures, including spare. 

If necessary:

23. Top up brake and clutch hydraulic fluid reservoirs.
24. Top up windscreen washer bottle water level.
25. Adjust alternator and water pump drive belt.
26. Top up gearbox oil level.
27. Top up overdrive unit oil level. 
28. Adjust king pin upper ball joints. 
29. Top up battery electrolyte level.

10,000 mile service

1. Drain engine sump and refill.
2. Drain the gearbox and refill. 
3. Drain the overdrive unit and refill.
4. Drain rear axle and refill. 
5. Top up rear shock absorbers, if necessary. 
6. Check propeller shaft bolts for tightness. 
7. Lubricate propeller shaft spine.
8. Lubricate propeller shaft joints on cars fitted with a four-speed gearbox. 
9. Check tightness of all rear suspension linkage bolts, including shock absorbers and Watts linkage mounting bolts and links. 
10. Check all brake pipe connections for tightness. 
11. Inspect brake hoses.
12. Check all fuel pipe connections for tightness.
13. Inspect track rod ball joints 
14. Inspect steering box mounting.
15. Lubricate rear hub grease nipples.
16. Adjust handbrake if necessary. 
17. Lubricate handbrake pivots and cable grease nipples.
18. Check clutch push-rod adjustment.
19. Lubricate king pin grease nipples.
20. Lubricate steering grease nipples.
21. Adjust king pin upper ball joints, if necessary.
22. Dismantle front hub and repack with grease.
23. Examine brake lining pad for wear.
24. Balance the road wheels, interchange them according to diagram and grease the splines and tapers. 
25. Check toe-in front wheels.
26. Check wheel spokes for tightness. 
27. Top up carburettor dash pot oil levels. 
28. Check and adjust mixture setting.
29. Renew oil filter element.
30. Renew carburettor air box filter elements.
31. Clean carburettor fuel strainers. 
32. Clean fuel pump strainers. 
33. Lubricate distributor. 
34. Adjust distributor points gap and renew sparking plugs. 
35. Inspect steering column universal joints.
36. Carry out all oil-can lubrication.
37. Check tyre pressures, including spare. 

If necessary:

38. Top up brake and clutch hydraulic fluid reservoirs. 
39. Top up windscreen washer bottle water level.
40. Adjust alternator and water pump drive belt.
41. Top up battery electrolyte level.

Notes

Further to the list provided we will also perform further checks and tests to ensure the reliability and safety of your classic car. 

If your classic car is seldom used and is unlikely to reach these miles in a year, then we recommend that you have servicing works completed on an annual basis.

If your classic has undergone sudden heavy use, for example a race or a grand touring excursion, then we also recommend that you visit us, where we can conduct full assessment report with any recommendations. 

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