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Forum: Aston Martin
01-24-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,369
Posted By karmafan84

I had thought something similar but a few things...

I had thought something similar but a few things like
- ecu readings showing how many ignition cycles, hours used, revs per gear - all of the numbers added up
- i drove it daily for months with no...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-19-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,369
Posted By karmafan84

mind me me asking what year, setup, color,...

mind me me asking what year, setup, color, mileage range your looking for in a 430?

As as they have come down a lot after the 488 pushed the 458s down this has just recently seemed to be within...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-19-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,369
Posted By karmafan84

first to agree. Long depressing year. I...

first to agree. Long depressing year. I appreciate this being my version of group therapy to get it all out

much obliged
Forum: Aston Martin
01-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,369
Posted By karmafan84

09 23k mile roadster sportshift - depreciation / cost 1 year to the day

I bought my one owner, fully documented and inspected down to paint thickness, ignition cycles, highest rpm ever per gear and top speed. 14k miles when delivered - still had original tires with...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-13-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,958
Posted By karmafan84

Stuart - Following the forum for a year or so...

Stuart - Following the forum for a year or so your company and the work you do goes without question. i have not read a single negative thing and everything you talk about you back up with actual...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-12-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,958
Posted By karmafan84

Highly impressed by easiest cheapest upgrade for 4.7

The delay in the 4.7 really annoyed me as well and it seemed like unless you stayed above 4K you never had power on tap. I canít get myself to beat on an engine so once i see 5500 I have to shift.
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Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By karmafan84

.75 seems about the right height. id like to...

.75 seems about the right height. id like to close the wheel well gap and improve handling but dont want to be rubbing or feeling the tire hit the wheel well. Is there really a difference in...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-23-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,101
Posted By karmafan84

It seems like my car will continue its rapid...

It seems like my car will continue its rapid depreciation while continuing with its abormally expensive upkeep so im rolling with it, this clearly isnt a real aston so im not going to preserve it as...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-26-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

phone wonít tupe thatís the story 100 miles post...

phone wonít tupe thatís the story 100 miles post ool change wirh all o e m parts,!- lazy oil filter drui my emfome nit not in until I relaxed mtlsemwirjnrjenealenpaetsn parts amdnmeees

...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-26-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

L[QUOTE=HabitualOffender;4744276]Sorry, 18k miles...

L[QUOTE=HabitualOffender;4744276]Sorry, 18k miles on a 2009 V8V roadster nonlyndaiormlamsmeinloosenoioenfakdmllllmalrmllllllmakdmormeoewmiwuntoemrormrimejuuM6, replaced engine, I haven't looked at...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-24-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,908
Posted By karmafan84

My 09 just had the same engine service done after...

My 09 just had the same engine service done after something with the oil starting the top end of the motor. while in it needed and new clutch and brakes. After tax and labor I picked up the car with...
Forum: Aston Martin
10-14-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

Resolution - Faulty oil filter seal causing prolonged oil starvatiion

For anyone who cared, after what was about 7 weeks I think, they traced the problem back to the oil filter, they dont believe it was the one on the car but what was on for the year before. Again im...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-17-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

Here is their final position and documentation....

Here is their final position and documentation. They said there is nothing else they can say or will do. Honestly, there really are not many options other than just agree and move on. This has taken...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-12-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

Factory rebuilt to the same specs as any engine...

Factory rebuilt to the same specs as any engine they sell. They are placing it under a warranty where i dont pay for oil changes for years and they know i would have bought an AMG or another 911 from...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-11-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

no idea. i have never been in the market so that...

no idea. i have never been in the market so that seemed like a large enough bill i didnt want to push on it. what do they normally run? Maybe they are able to resue my core or something so they can...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-11-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

Closing the thread

Heard from the dealer today and after 3 days investigating and everything working fine but major damage took place i need a whole new engine. Their best guess is the secondary oil pump stopped...
Forum: Aston Martin
09-01-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

Its on its way to the dealership in northern OH....

Its on its way to the dealership in northern OH. Other than the bad noise its making after two weeks of listening, using a scope camera, and actively running live time diagnostics - on monday i told...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-26-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,147
Posted By karmafan84

As long as it wasnt snowing and i would be...

As long as it wasnt snowing and i would be driving for at least 20 minutes, it was the car i always drove for the past 6 months.

I should say warm, not raining at night and at least a 20 minute...
Forum: SoCal
08-26-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,458
Posted By karmafan84

I keep two really strong magnets and a plate in...

I keep two really strong magnets and a plate in my trunk. when i get a ticket i put one of the bakc of the grille and one on the license plate, snap a distance picture and send to the judge saying i...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-26-2018, 02:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

no they have a 20k reserve and cnat assure whats...

no they have a 20k reserve and cnat assure whats intact. im scrapping it for parts and have 40k of buyers lined up for just a few parts. Goal is to selll the engine, transmission, exhause, wheels and...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-25-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

monday im going to have it taken apart, it limits...

monday im going to have it taken apart, it limits our options though the factory or dealer rebuilds but they dont have options at retail that sound attractive. 15% change things need some sorting but...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-25-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

That was more of less the plan if this took off...

That was more of less the plan if this took off when it started. I met my wife the Friday after incorporating the entity and went from many long nights of absurdity funded by VC's trying to get close...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-25-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

We put in 10w 60 oil because its what the manual...

We put in 10w 60 oil because its what the manual recommended. It was very different than what was in the car when i bought it, i dont know how they could tell as i only know so much but they said it...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-25-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

When you sell a company they dont bring you a...

When you sell a company they dont bring you a brinks truck full of cash. 220 million in VC funding over 8 years. i was one of 5 founders and we did well by our employeers and got 600 of them two year...
Forum: Aston Martin
08-24-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,729
Posted By karmafan84

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