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Forum: Aston Martin
07-05-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

Thanks for the input - I was getting a bit...

Thanks for the input - I was getting a bit worried for a minute! The other pdf's earlier have given me what I think I'll need to reassemble the unit. The biggest problem I face now is finding the...
Forum: Aston Martin
07-05-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

Model?

Is this for a DB9?? Mine seems entirely different...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-07-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,318
Posted By Markchip

"Was wondering if I can get some assistance....

"Was wondering if I can get some assistance. Today I finally got my Autel 802 and I tried resetting the SRS light on an 07 DB9.

I used both a 2005 & 2006 Volvo XC90 and no luck."

You might...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Markchip

Fantastic! Much appreciated, I shall get...

Fantastic! Much appreciated, I shall get straight on with that asap!

Many thanks indeed, Mark
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Markchip

You're exactly right. They are Brembo's. That...

You're exactly right. They are Brembo's. That said, every Brembo agent I've spoken to today has immediately offered a refurbishment service, for a couple of hundred quid or more. But NO-ONE will...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Markchip

Well I don't know if they're really so hard to...

Well I don't know if they're really so hard to find in the wider world but they are almost impossible to find in any AM establishment! Haven't we heard that before?? 😊
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Markchip

I certainly hope they have something to offer, as...

I certainly hope they have something to offer, as I've got 3 lined up to call in the morning!

Thanks for a good call!

Cheers, Mark
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By Markchip

Seals for brake piston

Hi guys,

Just about to pick my 2005 DB9 up from my independent specialist after a service and there's one issue they haven't been able to solve immediately. My left rear caliper is leaking...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,360
Posted By Markchip

Apparently there's only one aftermarket supplier...

Apparently there's only one aftermarket supplier that has a replacement exhaust with valves built in. Can't remember their name though it starts with a K and costs over $8000! Any other exhaust is...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Markchip

Because not every forum reader focuses on only...

Because not every forum reader focuses on only the very latest posts. Some come to, or learn from the various posts on the whole range of subjects to find as much as they can. That was my reason...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-26-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By Markchip

Did you find a solution to your problem? If so,...

Did you find a solution to your problem? If so, please post it.

Thanks, Mark
Forum: Aston Martin
04-26-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By Markchip

It struck me that it could easily be possible for...

It struck me that it could easily be possible for the valve operating rods to become corroded and then to get stuck in either of the closed or open positions. A fair bit of WD40 plus manually working...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-26-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,451
Posted By Markchip

Cheap suggestion

It struck me that it could easily be possible for the valve operating rods to become corroded and then to get stuck in either of the closed or open positions. A fair bit of WD40 plus manually...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-18-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,067
Posted By Markchip

I thought the whole point of the turn indicator...

I thought the whole point of the turn indicator was that it was intermittent. ... 😉
Forum: Aston Martin
03-05-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,074
Posted By Markchip

I had my dampers rebuilt, not for any leaks but...

I had my dampers rebuilt, not for any leaks but to soften them slightly for a more comfortable ride. By making sure of the actual brand of the dampers beforehand (Dynamics, in my case) I was able to...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-25-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Markchip

I believe it IS possible to stretch the leather...

I believe it IS possible to stretch the leather if you thoroughly soak it with clean water first BUT... there is a significant chance it could shrink again if it's not very evenly stretched in all...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-23-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Markchip

I had the same problem with my DB9 and when I...

I had the same problem with my DB9 and when I looked into getting it stretched back and reglued the costs and risks of failure soon after made me decide to go with recovering in the end. If you...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-16-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,710
Posted By Markchip

Wrapping interior panels

I'm going to do something similar with mine... However I am a bit concerned that using a wrap or other material might just create a problem with buttons getting stuck in and not popping back out...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-11-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

Nice but not for me. Sorry if I sound stupid but...

Nice but not for me. Sorry if I sound stupid but who is Steve? If it helps my email is [email protected]

Cheers, Mark
Forum: Aston Martin
01-11-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

It should give me a lead, even though on first...

It should give me a lead, even though on first inspection it does seem rather daunting! Hopefully there will be a fairly obvious point at which the screen section will come off and I can focus on...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-11-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

Hi sdekoning, I can certainly believe your...

Hi sdekoning,

I can certainly believe your notion about a Dremel being needed to open the final black box containing the screen itself but my current problem is getting that swivelling black box...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-10-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 37,344
Posted By Markchip

As I am about to do a DIY service on my 2005 DB9...

As I am about to do a DIY service on my 2005 DB9 (auto) and saw this thread, I got a bit concerned when I read "Automatic Differential Fluid for DB9, DBS, Rapide, Virage: Shell Spirax ASX 75W-90 Or:...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-10-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

Bump... I am desperate for a solution here...

Bump...

I am desperate for a solution here so if anyone has any contacts in AM who might know any relevant information please pass on my enquiry.

Cheers, Mark
Forum: Aston Martin
01-08-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By Markchip

Try this for some info... ...

Try this for some info... Aston1936.com/2016/01/04/changing-the-rear-differential-transaxle-fluid-and-filter-on-an-aston-martin-db9/

By the way, it's for a RHD model.
Forum: Aston Martin
01-08-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,783
Posted By Markchip

More cheapskate advice needed re satnav screen

Hi guys and gals,

Yet another post about scrimping!

I've taken my DB9's satnav screen unit out of the dash with the intention of changing just the screen itself. I've seen the post on fixing...
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