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Forum: Aston Martin
06-16-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By Jagman70

I have done my own oil changes using a Bendpak...

I have done my own oil changes using a Bendpak scissor lift. Very simple to do. On occasion, I use a local garage where I bring them the AM filter, new sump plugs and Motul oil I get from Rich at...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Jagman70

Correction- Redpants.lol.

Correction- Redpants.lol.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-20-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Jagman70

Rich, at Repants.com (http://Repants.com),...

Rich, at Repants.com (http://Repants.com), recommends and sells Motul
Forum: Aston Martin
04-10-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By Jagman70

The advice from Repants is spot on. I switched to...

The advice from Repants is spot on. I switched to Porterfields to eliminate the constant dusting from the oem pads. It's a simple job to changer them over. The PF's work just fine and no more dust.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-06-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,463
Posted By Jagman70

I only drive my car about 2500 miles a year and,...

I only drive my car about 2500 miles a year and, frankly, don't push it too hard when I do drive it. The dipstick always shows 'full' so I do not need to add any oil between annual oil/filter...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-27-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jagman70

I had the opportunity to test drive a new Vantage...

I had the opportunity to test drive a new Vantage a couple of weeks ago. I did not experience any issues with the braking and found the 503 HP to be a very nice improvement from my 4.7 Vantage....
Forum: Aston Martin
03-24-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By Jagman70

I have a 2009 4.7 vantage with a 6spd manual. I...

I have a 2009 4.7 vantage with a 6spd manual. I find it to be just about perfect for this car. (My only wish is that the shift lever would be about 2" forward as I'm 5'11"). I have driven Miatas and...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-11-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By Jagman70

I have routine annual oil/filter changes done on...

I have routine annual oil/filter changes done on my 09 Vantage at a competent independent shop. I get the oil change package from Repants and keep jack pads (hsm precision) in the boot. I will have...
Forum: Aston Martin
03-10-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Jagman70

For the extreme, try some of these Brembo's: ...

For the extreme, try some of these Brembo's:
https://jalopnik.com/brembos-art-calipers-should-be-on-every-car-1833165678?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=jalopnik_email&utm_campaign=top
Forum: Aston Martin
03-05-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Jagman70

I have a 2009 Vantage in Titanium Silver with red...

I have a 2009 Vantage in Titanium Silver with red calipers and red taillights and think they look great. Not sure what wheels you have but my car has the five post sport pack wheels that show off the...
Forum: Aston Martin
02-19-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jagman70

To avoid any mouse issues which can do...

To avoid any mouse issues which can do significant damage I bag my cars and include large desiccant containers inside to absorb any moisture....
Forum: Aston Martin
02-17-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jagman70

I will defer to YVR on V12s. You certainly don't...

I will defer to YVR on V12s. You certainly don't want to fully rev a cold dry engine. The procedure for my 09 V8 is in the owner's manual.
Forum: Aston Martin
02-16-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Jagman70

TAC, Not sure how your car is stored. I am in...

TAC,
Not sure how your car is stored. I am in the freezing northeast with my Aston sealed inside a car bag in my garage all winter. I do have a battery tender connected to the car battery but I wait...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-25-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jagman70

[QUOTE=powerbeautysoulAM;4762448]Labor is $360...

[QUOTE=powerbeautysoulAM;4762448]Labor is $360 for front and $360 for rear.

I assume the quote you received is for the cost to just switch out the pads without changing the rotors. If so, the...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-25-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jagman70

Generally you don’t need to change the brake pad...

Generally you don’t need to change the brake pad sensors. If you check your pads annually, you should be able to detect when the pads are low and replace them before you get a warning light from the...
Forum: Aston Martin
01-19-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,369
Posted By Jagman70

I am one of those here who is partial to a manual...

I am one of those here who is partial to a manual transmission. Aston Martin tells me that my 2009 6spd roadster in only one of 56 imported to the US in 2009. Perhaps that a product of the Great...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-31-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,601
Posted By Jagman70

Beautiful car. I have a 2009 Titanium Silver...

Beautiful car. I have a 2009 Titanium Silver roadster with the 6 spd manual. You will find all the routine maintenance items you need on Rich's website. Vantages are easy to maintain. Enjoy it.
Forum: Aston Martin
12-29-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Jagman70

I switched to R4-S pads because of brake dust...

I switched to R4-S pads because of brake dust based on Rich's assessment and recommendations for brake pads. The Porterfields are great. It only took me an hour or so to switch them out for the OEM...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-29-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,041
Posted By Jagman70

This is correct. I have removed the center...

This is correct. I have removed the center console to install a DBS shift knob and install the wiring for a front camera. The piece you need to remove is a curled piece that is in front of that...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-29-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 14,615
Posted By Jagman70

Every insurance company's mission is to pay out...

Every insurance company's mission is to pay out as little as possible. Contact a lawyer with experience in this area for advice before you proceed with any repairs.
Forum: Aston Martin
12-17-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,891
Posted By Jagman70

I own a 2009 Vantage 6spd manual with 16k miles....

I own a 2009 Vantage 6spd manual with 16k miles. Purchased it 3 years ago with 8900 miles. Did the AM dealer service only once. Too pricey for what they do. Like RolexDaytona, I purchase the AM...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Jagman70

Thanks. I have an 09 Vantage 6 spd manual with16k...

Thanks. I have an 09 Vantage 6 spd manual with16k on it. It is apparently difficult to estimate how many miles one will get with a clutch but I am of the belief that manual clutches usually last...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-08-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Jagman70

How many miles on your car?

How many miles on your car?
Forum: Aston Martin
12-08-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jagman70

I put my Vantage, Porsche and E-Type in car...

I put my Vantage, Porsche and E-Type in car storage bags for the long northeast winter. They are in in an unheated garage I only access the occasionally so rodents are a concern. Years ago, I used...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-03-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 869
Posted By Jagman70

I believe there we're two recalls for at least 08...

I believe there we're two recalls for at least 08 models- the seat heaters and the throttle pedal. You can just call any dealer and provide them with your VIN number. They should be able to look up...
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