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Forum: Aston Martin
06-29-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By mikey k

Didn't make it to GFOS this year went to CPOP...

Didn't make it to GFOS this year went to CPOP instead, not a patch!
I think I'd have an LFA over a GT12 price difference aside
Forum: McLaren
06-26-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,730
Posted By mikey k

Nice to see a switchable exhaust for the 12C ...

Nice to see a switchable exhaust for the 12C
Does this fit a 650S spider?
What sort of cost am I looking at get just the switchable exhaust in the UK?
Forum: McLaren
06-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,539
Posted By mikey k

I guess I ought to make my self known ;) I've...

I guess I ought to make my self known ;)
I've recently sold my Aston V8VSR and placed an order for a built to spec 650S spider
Can't wait until September!
Forum: Aston Martin
06-08-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By mikey k

I wonder if he uses this as a metal cleaner ...

I wonder if he uses this as a metal cleaner
...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-30-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,038
Posted By mikey k

Neat trick! I'll have to look into doing that...

Neat trick!
I'll have to look into doing that on my Vantage!
Forum: Aston Martin
05-25-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 770
Posted By mikey k

Very surprised Aston didn't have more to show!

Very surprised Aston didn't have more to show!
Forum: Aston Martin
05-07-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By mikey k

Johnny did 173 mph on the standing mile at...

Johnny did 173 mph on the standing mile at Milbrook proving ground
Forum: Aston Martin
04-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,285
Posted By mikey k

I'm guessing this is for the older system? I'm...

I'm guessing this is for the older system?
I'm having BR code out my new TPMS system
Both systems are a PITA TBH
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By mikey k

In the UK private land owners cannot just tow a...

In the UK private land owners cannot just tow a car on their land
They must have notices up warning of fines and/or towing
Those that do tend to clamp them until a fine is paid
Too many rogue...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By mikey k

well held!

well held!
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By mikey k

As others have said find a good indie One other...

As others have said find a good indie
One other thing it may be a bit more expensive as teh shear plates need removing to make the adjustments
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By mikey k

The lawyer is an arse The tow guys actually...

The lawyer is an arse
The tow guys actually could have been a LOT worse
I'm glad this muppetry is illegal in the UK
Forum: Aston Martin
04-21-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,769
Posted By mikey k

Oh interesting! Bamford Mike would this help to...

Oh interesting!
Bamford Mike would this help to stop the TC trashing rear pads?
Forum: Aston Martin
04-15-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,307
Posted By mikey k

Interesting A few of the UK guys have struggled...

Interesting
A few of the UK guys have struggled to get them to agree to do requested work and have waited days or weeks to get pricing for what they will do.
By their nature, as the bespoke arm of...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-13-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,498
Posted By mikey k

As others have said stick with the 18s Going to...

As others have said stick with the 18s
Going to the OEM 19 will increase the unsprung weight and change the handling for the worse IME
Forum: Aston Martin
04-11-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By mikey k

100% agree I see this far too often in the...

100% agree
I see this far too often in the automotive industry it seems to be the major drving force even on premium brands ;)
It's easily demonstrated simply look beyond the parts that immediately...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-11-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By mikey k

I know from personal experience, both with my...

I know from personal experience, both with my Aston eating its Graziano gearbox and my work as a supplier to the automotive industry ;)
Forum: Aston Martin
04-10-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By mikey k

Like I said from personal experience it works on...

Like I said from personal experience it works on ASM1 & ASM2 no issues.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-09-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By mikey k

hilarious I've always flicked the ASM box in to...

hilarious I've always flicked the ASM box in to neutral before doing this
Forum: Aston Martin
04-08-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,712
Posted By mikey k

Very true However lets look at the ASM2 gearbox...

Very true
However lets look at the ASM2 gearbox
The Graziano version Aston use is the lowest possible cost and as a result quality and feel suffer. My box lasted less than 14 months :(
Ferrari...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-07-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By mikey k

They have a softer side wall which seems to make...

They have a softer side wall which seems to make them cope with a poor surface much better
I've done ~34k miles on them in a couple of cars in the last 18 months and love them!
Forum: Aston Martin
04-06-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By mikey k

More common than people think :( Had this issue...

More common than people think :(
Had this issue with my S new from the factory.
Took a few visits to sort it.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-05-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By mikey k

Stock tyres then I've had them on 7 cars now...

Stock tyres then
I've had them on 7 cars now and I change them as soon as I can :( they are rubbish
Michelin PPS work well on the Vantage
The Aston traction control is quite invasive, it comes on...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-05-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By mikey k

OP get the 4 wheel alignment checked & adjusted ...

OP get the 4 wheel alignment checked & adjusted
It made a massive difference on my old sport pack car
Forum: Aston Martin
04-05-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By mikey k

Interesting question ;)

Interesting question ;)
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