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Forum: Aston Martin
09-10-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

We've been slow getting them out because we've...

We've been slow getting them out because we've received so much unusable inventory. I'm giving the manufacturer one last chance to get them sorted. I've already lost nearly $10k (and counting) on...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-10-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,731
Posted By Redpants

Those are there for low-speed impact regulations...

Those are there for low-speed impact regulations in the US. Under them are extrusions on the bumper beam that stick out a bit. The old cars had them, too, which is why there are the small plastic...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-07-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,124
Posted By Redpants

I've got a couple pre-set options to make things...

I've got a couple pre-set options to make things easy:
https://www.redpants.lol/shop/?category=Wheels

But we can do other offsets for you if you want to go 10" in front.
Do you have a reason why...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By Redpants

Congrats and welcome!

Congrats and welcome!
Forum: Aston Martin
09-04-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,388
Posted By Redpants

Each of my V8Vs see 6-8k miles per year. Daily...

Each of my V8Vs see 6-8k miles per year. Daily driving, track days, rallies, nights out... these cars can do it all :)
Forum: Aston Martin
09-02-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Redpants

Very subjective. Lightning Silver has a very...

Very subjective. Lightning Silver has a very distinct blue tint to it. That's often the deciding factor for whether or not people like it, at least for people I've spoken with that are considering...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-01-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 318,635
Posted By Redpants

I'm sure there's more to it, but I was told aero...

I'm sure there's more to it, but I was told aero on two accounts. High-speed aero on the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans limited top speed (I think I also read that in an article somewhere). And the...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-31-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 318,635
Posted By Redpants

Changed the ride height and the...

Changed the ride height and the compression/rebound last weekend. Been driving it daily all week and very happy with it ;)
...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-31-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Redpants

Some friends of mine used it to bring their 1965...

Some friends of mine used it to bring their 1965 Porsche 356C from FL to VA for my housewarming there about 2.5 years ago. No issues at all for them, except to say it swayed a bit so don't try to...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-24-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 29,596
Posted By Redpants

A 4th wire was added to the TPMS module harness...

A 4th wire was added to the TPMS module harness sometime during MY07 (late '07, I think). It prevents people from disconnecting it by triggering an automatic fault light when unplugged. If you have a...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-19-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 318,635
Posted By Redpants

Two New, one old, and a factory supported team...

Two New, one old, and a factory supported team also running an old one.
Forum: Aston Martin
08-19-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 318,635
Posted By Redpants

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.6speedonline.com-...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.6speedonline.com-vbulletin/768x1024/img_20180819_wa0000_06995c25e77fc503497174fc3358652ed45c1ccb.jpg...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-15-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,621
Views: 318,635
Posted By Redpants

Put new 2-piece brake rotors on the red car, plus...

Put new 2-piece brake rotors on the red car, plus lowered the ride height and stiffened the compression and rebound on the BC Racing coilovers, and swapped in R4-S handbrake pads. All of which are...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-13-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 28,593
Posted By Redpants

Seeing is believing with the catch cans :D Pretty...

Seeing is believing with the catch cans :D Pretty ridiculous to think that much oil gets into the intake manifold of cars without catch cans!
Forum: Aston Martin
08-07-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,241
Posted By Redpants

Someone spotted this when I first switched out...

Someone spotted this when I first switched out the wheels on my grey car, and it's worth mentioning it again since it isn't an uncommon question I get. The RT50 wheels that were on my red car (and...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-07-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 26,776
Posted By Redpants

Heads up that your car came with different front...

Heads up that your car came with different front uprights than the V12 - they look the same, but the bolt holes are different where the calipers mount to them as the 4-piston and 6-piston calipers...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-06-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,241
Posted By Redpants

Thanks! Definitely not everyone's taste (not...

Thanks! Definitely not everyone's taste (not mine, either). The plan for the red car was to build it to be completely different than the grey one, and bling wheels helps set them apart quite a bit!...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-06-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,511
Posted By Redpants

Chances are the LED circuit board went bad. Usual...

Chances are the LED circuit board went bad. Usual cause is moisture. They aren't meant to be repaired, but it can sometimes be done. Generally the whole head light assembly needs to be replaced.
Forum: Aston Martin
08-06-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,241
Posted By Redpants

Finally got our red project car its own set of...

Finally got our red project car its own set of wheels! BC Forged HCA383 with polished rim and royal gold finish in Widepants fitment. 265 front and 305 rear Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires. The new...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-02-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

Let me see what I can get for you. ...

Let me see what I can get for you.



Those would be the ones :)
Forum: Aston Martin
08-02-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

Pretty sure I've got at least one AMR grille in...

Pretty sure I've got at least one AMR grille in stock still:
https://www.redpants.lol/shop/amr-lightweight-grille
...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-01-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

Yeah, they're two-piece rotors with directional...

Yeah, they're two-piece rotors with directional vanes and slotting (so they are handed). Needed rotors for the red car since the ones on it are well beyond their service life. Testing a new option to...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-01-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

Testing... coming soon ;) ...

Testing... coming soon ;)

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/565cd3f0e4b0b80773b1afd8/t/5b6230d4aa4a990611a5f411/1533161793145/OEM+vs+RB+Rotors+Front.png?format=750w
...
Forum: Aston Martin
07-31-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 27,107
Posted By Redpants

Black lug nuts have started arriving!! The clear...

Black lug nuts have started arriving!! The clear finish are still being assembled, as are more of the black ones. We'll be sending these out to anyone that has already ordered BC Forged wheels from...
Forum: Aston Martin
07-29-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By Redpants

Doesn't do much lol. AML quietly removed a...

Doesn't do much lol.

AML quietly removed a few pieces of the car in later years, like the leather pull tab for the trunk lid. I wonder if the hood insulation was one of those cost-cutting measures.
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