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Forum: Aston Martin
01-25-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 453
Posted By flinder

Major panel wanted

See my advertisement in Automotive Parts & Accessories For Sale/Wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By flinder

Roadster shear panel

Anyone have a used Vantage Roadster aluminum Shear Panel (belly pan in U.S. speak), part number 6G33-L11270-AE, for sale? Repairable or better please, no junk.

Traveling by large SUV from Detroit...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-01-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By flinder

Schreech...what the hell was that?

Happened to me twice. Horrible, slow speed noise. Pulled into a convenient church parking lot. Backed a couple feet, noise was gone. Same , "dodged a bullet" feeling you had.

Second time,...
12-13-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By flinder

Less weight plus more horsepower equals more fun to drive

Scott, I am a retired Ford Motor Co product planner, a V8 Vantage owner since 2007 and a weight weenie!

To date I have removed 164# from my chubby Aston and added 40 or so horsepower. Saved 32#...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-02-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,955
Posted By flinder

Turns heads

I like the dark wheels on this car. Looks as if it sits lower as well.

Other alternatives to everyday bright, anthracite, black with shine, also good.

Makes the big DBS different...an executive...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-16-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,162
Posted By flinder

Just like joining a club

Ordered a Quickjack from Costco today. Waiting 5 to 7 days for delivery. I am thinking life just got a little bit easier. Looking forward to using it!
Forum: Aston Martin
10-03-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By flinder

Use it in good health

Habitual, I am pleased you are enjoying your newly discovered exhaust notes. My backbox has obviously found a good home. Let me extend my best wishes, borrowing the ESSO gasoline slogan of my east...
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By flinder

For your UPS label the completed backbox shipping...

For your UPS label the completed backbox shipping package is:
-54" long
-22.5" wide
-11.5" deep
Forum: Aston Martin
09-13-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By flinder

So far we have been emailing about delivery...

So far we have been emailing about delivery alternatives. However it appears he committed

in his 6speed entry (above, 10:46) after I retired.

I also have an AM original equipment Vantage...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-12-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By flinder

V8V Quicksilver Supersport Backbox

See my classified at:https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/automotive-parts-accessories-sale-wanted/424229-quicksilver-exhaust-backbox.html#post4738212
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By flinder

Quicksilver Exhaust Backbox

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.6speedonline.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/quicksilversupersport_4312dcb460b45e760a4b9fbb7e85239e021e6ed3.jpeg
Quicksilver Super Sport
More aggressive sounding and...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-02-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 36,571
Posted By flinder

Really, what does it weigh?

During my 20 min drive in the new Vantage at AM of Troy my instructor/guide, a retired Brit racer, now an AML employee, told me the car weighed 100# less than the old Vantage. I said, "That is hard...
Forum: Aston Martin
07-30-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By flinder

Why is it there?

Being a weight weenie several years ago I considered deleting the underhood insulator on my 2007 V8V.

I asked Kyle, my mechanic at AM of Troy, heat insulation, protecting the paint on the bonnet,...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-10-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,532
Posted By flinder

They heard us!

Who said they don't listen? Of course they do...AM reads the 6Speed and Pistonheads threads. How many biting critiques of the all new Vantage did it take to "green light" this response? Look, it...
Forum: Aston Martin
02-01-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,508
Posted By flinder

Happy Motoring!

30,000 miles on my odometer in my much modified 2007 V8V Coupe. Currently resting in seclusion under a cover of several cotton flannel blankets in temperature controlled hibernation. It waits...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-28-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,661
Posted By flinder

Miles in style

If you want large, with command seating and the latest tech, with the ability to travel effortless miles, check out the all new 2019 Lincoln Navigator. For concierge amenities look in to their Black...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-22-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,299
Posted By flinder

What is the current procedure?

I was told that after my w/s job was completed the procedure was as follows:

-AM's parts dept. orders all replacements.
-After the parts arrive Service schedules the car and Safelite techs into...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-21-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,299
Posted By flinder

A Good Resolution for a Nasty Problem

Safelite replaced my "stoned" w/s at their Redford, MI headquarters a couple years ago. They used it as a teaching opportunity for their techs, about 10 attended.

I asked them to install 4...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-04-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 36,571
Posted By flinder

What a let down

Following an agonizingly long tease, a major disappointment. What happened to our "most beautiful car on the road"?

-Cheap expanded metal grille, a disaster. I bet Aston is tooling a bladed...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-12-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By flinder

Don't need no stinkin snow tires!

Have called the approaching time "hibernation", but its really not, its a time for renewal and upgrading. How clean can I make my Vantage and what can realistically be done to make it faster,...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-19-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,726
Views: 385,961
Posted By flinder

WOW! Eliminating the side marker lights sure...

WOW! Eliminating the side marker lights sure does improve the Vantage...smooth, slick! Good job.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-12-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By flinder

Sigh of relief

Zettinger, Happy to hear of the escape adventures of you and your brood. Your survival strategy was sound; then Irma helped with that inland shift.

No damage to your home (homes) or cars,...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By flinder

Leave early

Florida has too few driving escape routes for the potential hundreds of thousands who will want to go. If you are going to leave, do it early.
Forum: Aston Martin
09-06-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,753
Posted By flinder

Witness to a mistake?

Forewarned is forearmed. In hindsight don't say, "nobody told me!"
Forum: Aston Martin
07-13-2017, 03:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,123
Posted By flinder

Really different cars

'16 Vanquish -6L NA V12. Great mass, outstanding interior materials/execution. Rich looking, especially in dark colors. A wealthy man's car. $300K, and more on window sticker.

'16 DB11 -5.2L...
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