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Forum: Aston Martin
10-15-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By XJRS Owner

Give the guy a break. He can't get his car...

Give the guy a break. He can't get his car started and you want him to take pictures and tell you his life story.
Forum: Aston Martin
10-10-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,584
Posted By XJRS Owner

How disappointing. Thought you were looking for...

How disappointing. Thought you were looking for something really hard to find.
Forum: Aston Martin
10-09-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,584
Posted By XJRS Owner

Not when you've already spent a fruitless year...

Not when you've already spent a fruitless year searching, as has the OP. By my guess, he's not looking for a black, gray or silver Vantage; those are a dime a dozen.
Forum: Aston Martin
10-09-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,584
Posted By XJRS Owner

Aside from checking the websites as mentioned...

Aside from checking the websites as mentioned above, you can send an email to all the US Aston dealers telling them exactly what you are looking for. Sometimes they can reach out to their customers...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-03-2018, 12:31 PM
Forum: Aston Martin
09-27-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By XJRS Owner

As some advised you, disconnect the battery. ...

As some advised you, disconnect the battery. You'll be able to reconnect it in the Spring, reset the windows/seats, etc. and then restart; no trip to the dealer needed. And safer than having to...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-26-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By XJRS Owner

AMRG is a common color. You can get a touch up...

AMRG is a common color. You can get a touch up kit from a dealer, or someone like AM Bits. You could also get an automotive paint store to mix you a touch up kit. All they need is the paint code.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-24-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By XJRS Owner

Per the list above, Lux models all come with...

Per the list above, Lux models all come with comfort suspension, as does the Sport roadster. Only the Sport coupes come with the Sport suspension. This makes sense to me. Most convertibles come...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-21-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,430
Posted By XJRS Owner

I think the wood is fabulous. Much nicer looking...

I think the wood is fabulous. Much nicer looking than chopped CF. Must cost a fortune.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By XJRS Owner

It should easily go over MSRP, so 3x a DBSS ?

It should easily go over MSRP, so 3x a DBSS ?
Forum: Aston Martin
09-18-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By XJRS Owner

Something wrong. Usually higher HP cars can reel...

Something wrong. Usually higher HP cars can reel in lower HP cars that get the jump. Here, the higher HP/wt car gets the jump and the lower hp/wt car catches it...
German hp must be stronger than...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-15-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By XJRS Owner

I think he was slated to do the first 1000, or...

I think he was slated to do the first 1000, or something like that.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-14-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,458
Posted By XJRS Owner

Surprised how both of these sound like crap...

Surprised how both of these sound like crap compared to previous gen. Of course, that's what I should've expected considering the use of an AMG fart can motor...pass.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-13-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,458
Posted By XJRS Owner

A1) No, because AM was owned by Ford and grouped...

A1) No, because AM was owned by Ford and grouped with Jag and Volvo...one big family
A2) No, because McLaren had NO production engine of any kind of their own to draw from
A3) Same answer as...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-13-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By XJRS Owner

Looks more like someone was using it as a pry bar...

Looks more like someone was using it as a pry bar fulcrum rather than an impact. The top photo doesn't show any related impact damage, so how would something get in there while driving yet not...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-12-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,743
Posted By XJRS Owner

Oil pump took a 'break'? If the dealer told you...

Oil pump took a 'break'? If the dealer told you that, they are full of it. Mechanical pumps don't stop and then start up again. Ask the dealer to explain their theory of the root cause of the...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-12-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By XJRS Owner

Well, I guess I won't be converting mine to...

Well, I guess I won't be converting mine to manual any time soon!
Forum: Aston Martin
09-11-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By XJRS Owner

An aux battery combined with using the BDS should...

An aux battery combined with using the BDS should work at least for a few months, since the drain is minimal.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-10-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,158
Posted By XJRS Owner

This is not a piano, it is an Aston Martin and...

This is not a piano, it is an Aston Martin and therefore it is perfect by design. Only a philistine would dare to 'fix' perfection. And using a black marker! You, sir, are NOT a spy!
Forum: Aston Martin
09-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,158
Posted By XJRS Owner

You should feel the opposite. That's real piano...

You should feel the opposite. That's real piano finished wood as evidenced by the layers of ply visible on the edges, not some imitation plastic.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-04-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By XJRS Owner

I have a wonderful green that everyone at car...

I have a wonderful green that everyone at car shows loves (well at least the ones who talk to me...:D)
...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-04-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By XJRS Owner

The first time you need to remove your wheel by...

The first time you need to remove your wheel by the side of the road in the middle of the night and can't find the key, you'll understand why these are more problem than benefit.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-03-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,472
Posted By XJRS Owner

When I hear someone mention ZF 'paddle shift' and...

When I hear someone mention ZF 'paddle shift' and manual in the same sentence and then wonder if they shoul get a manual or SSM Vantage, I wonder if they realize the SSM and ZF are two vastly...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-03-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,453
Posted By XJRS Owner

Same here. Would never buy an Aston with a black...

Same here. Would never buy an Aston with a black interior. They have such a huge range of leather colors, why would you choose suicide black that can be had in even the most mundane of cars? ...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-31-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By XJRS Owner

From the moment you pull into the garage. Unless...

From the moment you pull into the garage. Unless I'm planning to drive it again within the hour, it's ALWAYS on the battery tender.
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