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Forum: Aston Martin
02-05-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By boxercupdave

Thinking about disabling on my 2007 V8V manual. ...

Thinking about disabling on my 2007 V8V manual. I want to have the wheels powder coated black so thinking it would be a good time to disable the TPMS.
Forum: Aston Martin
02-04-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,232
Posted By boxercupdave

Here we go again. Now the right front turn...

Here we go again. Now the right front turn signal has failed.

Hopefully it's just solder connection or maybe a failed component. I'll get to it in the next few weeks.
Forum: Aston Martin
01-14-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By boxercupdave

My brother sent me some 200 cell cats and I had...

My brother sent me some 200 cell cats and I had the same problem. I ended up backing off all mounting HW at the mid and rear sections then use a ratchet strap to pull the section forward, tighten...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-19-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,872
Posted By boxercupdave

Yes I would send your's in for repair. Dealer...

Yes I would send your's in for repair. Dealer was $1200. I still have my original to send in which is still coded to my car.

FYI from the Volvo threads once CFFF is written to memory, it then...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-19-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,872
Posted By boxercupdave

I had CFFF and it can't be cleared. You can...

I had CFFF and it can't be cleared. You can search the same issue on Volvo forums as it's a Volvo module. I had the same issue back on 10-8-2016 of this thread. Someone sent there's to myairbags...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-06-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,150
Posted By boxercupdave

It's great seeing people doing these types of...

It's great seeing people doing these types of efforts on there cars. As our cars get older I'm sure we'll see more of this.

Call2sala, I would first use a scope to see if any debris has gotten...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-04-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By boxercupdave

My wife an I did a tour of the Morgan factory...

My wife an I did a tour of the Morgan factory last week and didn't see any Vanquish tooling laying around although I would imagine it would be located at a new body and chassis supplier if it goes...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-15-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By boxercupdave

Lazy birds! Instead of seating around they...

Lazy birds! Instead of seating around they should have been cleaning the wheels.

Although I work from home I take mine out at least ever other day even if it's for a short run. I get stone chips...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-15-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,394
Posted By boxercupdave

Handyman2009 is correct and I suspect someone...

Handyman2009 is correct and I suspect someone didn't tighten the bolt because they did not know to retract the mechanical piston. Retract the piston before tightening the bolts.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-17-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By boxercupdave

When I purchased my 07V8V it had one crack from...

When I purchased my 07V8V it had one crack from the Nav corner which I used to negotiate. 4 years later I have 4 cracks starting at the Nav cutout. I will replace later this year as have a couple...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-30-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By boxercupdave

On all clutch systems that I'm aware of there...

On all clutch systems that I'm aware of there should be an air gap between the throw out bearing and the pressure plate springs/fingers when the pedal is released. The gap is so the bearing is not...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-14-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,152
Posted By boxercupdave

Is it a shudder through the column/wheel or just...

Is it a shudder through the column/wheel or just the wheel? Yours might be more than I experience on my 07 as I found the horn/airbag would shudder over bumps Found that later cars had plastic...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-22-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By boxercupdave

I was in KC from 2013 through 2015 working on a...

I was in KC from 2013 through 2015 working on a project for Sprint. I'd wanted an Aston for a long time but didn't think it would happen. While there I found a 2007 V8V with a manual box listed at...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-08-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,182
Posted By boxercupdave

My 07 has height adjust that's controlled by the...

My 07 has height adjust that's controlled by the horizontal seat adjust switch. You have to rotate the knob up at the front of the knob for front height and rotate the rear of the knob to bring the...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-23-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 26,103
Posted By boxercupdave

I have an 07 manual and enjoy it for what it is...

I have an 07 manual and enjoy it for what it is and I'm really beginning to like the new Vantage. Things change and I think they did a very good job of keeping a similar profile to the previous...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-18-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,872
Posted By boxercupdave

Dealer cost to replace the SRS module was approx....

Dealer cost to replace the SRS module was approx. $1200.

Note that I purchase the Autel 802 through an approved vendor so I could get support if required. The 802 I purchased is for international...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-10-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By boxercupdave

My car does have the switch at the end of the...

My car does have the switch at the end of the dash for the motion sensor so will try with a garden hose this weekend. If that solves the problem then I'll look at replacing the module.


Yep she...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-09-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By boxercupdave

07 V8V alarm goes off when raining?

Hoping someone can point me in the right direction to begin work on my 07 V8V car alarm. I noticed a couple of years back that when visiting someone with car parked outside and light rain the alarm...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-10-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,872
Posted By boxercupdave

Thanks for the heads up on the folks that will...

Thanks for the heads up on the folks that will reset the module. Car is already at the dealer so I'll ask for the old one back and ship it out. Might as well get it done while I can.


Dave
Forum: Aston Martin
10-08-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,690
Posted By boxercupdave

I bought my 2007 V8V manual with 27K mike almost...

I bought my 2007 V8V manual with 27K mike almost 2.5 years ago. At the time I purchased the car I think I did real well regarding price as it was at the lower end of the price range.


My...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-07-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,872
Posted By boxercupdave

Well I was unable to reset my SRS code which was...

Well I was unable to reset my SRS code which was CFFF. On the Volvo forums this is a bad module. I finally took it into the dealer and they confirmed the code and they could not reset so the module...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-22-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,232
Posted By boxercupdave

I followed Cadman's process and was able to...

I followed Cadman's process and was able to repair mine also, though on mine I didn't have to replace any components but I did resolder a lot of larger components. I'd also want to thank Ms. Asher...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By boxercupdave

wow -2.75 seems a lot to me even for a track car....

wow -2.75 seems a lot to me even for a track car. Even if lowered I would think you would never need that much camber when static (still). I redesigned my old corvette to reduce camber gain and it...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By boxercupdave

Quick way is to put a level on the wheel rim to...

Quick way is to put a level on the wheel rim to see how many degrees from vertical but must be on level ground. I would think neg 1 to 1.5 degrees for modern wide tire. I don't have the factory...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By boxercupdave

So were your tires just worn evenly or worn on...

So were your tires just worn evenly or worn on the inside or outside?
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