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Forum: Aston Martin
11-13-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Hi. i have been a board sponsor for couple of...

Hi. i have been a board sponsor for couple of years so i know the scene, but don't post often, i read lots though, i felt i needed to contribute here though.

For the life of me i don't know why...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-13-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Feel free to come chat on another forum, happy to...

Feel free to come chat on another forum, happy to chew the engineering fat with you anytime if it helps you progress.

Taken from your postÖ

When you say ďworn spark plug can ignite the...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-13-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Youíve missed off from your list 'moment of...

Youíve missed off from your list 'moment of inertia' in relation to crankshaft centre-line, itís not all about the weight you know!

Some cars we fit a BR lightweight flywheel and twinplate clutch...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-13-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Yes, Modifying the V8ís clutch from single-plate...

Yes, Modifying the V8ís clutch from single-plate to twinplate is the way to go, the single-plate clutch cannot manage the frictional generated heat at slip and the OEM flywheel is not heat treated...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-10-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

I think the process you are taking is correct, it...

I think the process you are taking is correct, it might have been lost in my last post, but the route to curing your problem with current fitted hardware is / was simple... remap ECU with:...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-10-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,223
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Iíve not been temporarily baffled by so much BS...

Iíve not been temporarily baffled by so much BS for some considerable time. You really need to either think before committing to ink or know when your mechanics derived knowledge spills over into an...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-22-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,879
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Short answer no, i think not as its dsc which...

Short answer no, i think not as its dsc which mainly eats pads, here is why...

Traction control is mostly achieved by limiting torque via throttle closing (soft cut), the hard cut fuel shut off...
12-29-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

for any glass button that can be bought from...

for any glass button that can be bought from factory, we will supply @ $95 each.

for any button that is not available in glass from factory, such as hazard warning, aircon select or heated screen...
12-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

the glass buttons, and plastic for that matter,...

the glass buttons, and plastic for that matter, are all interchangeable between models. So a glass button (where available) from latest level car would plug / play in '05 car.

for any model /...
12-12-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

yes, i can make a glass button with fuel release...

yes, i can make a glass button with fuel release icon, although a plain (seat or glove box) button would do the job just as well, depends if you want the on cost of what is needed to create the...
12-12-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

once the wiring is unravelled a little, it is...

once the wiring is unravelled a little, it is possible to swap the position as you desire, yes. A launch button will operate the sport function, yes.
Forum: Aston Martin
12-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,831
Posted By Mike bamford rose

if no real prospect of fitment of enhanced...

if no real prospect of fitment of enhanced clutch, that is a shame. The fitting process is near identical.

whatever the clutch, hope you get your car back in fine fettle!
12-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

I will post up the pics of the non standard range...

I will post up the pics of the non standard range we have soon.

The price per std glass button is $95
The price of any button in glass no matter the icon is $295.00

Shipping and import duty is...
12-05-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,923
Posted By Mike bamford rose

AWOL : Glass Buttons now found.....

..... and fitted into Dashboards.

After we apply new features to a project such as electronic switchable suspension or Sport mode button to control open or closed the exhaust bypass valves, we are...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Thanks, i will reply PM shortly. The...

Thanks, i will reply PM shortly.

The Bamford Rose ECU remap / upgrade is cel / error state free. Its curious as to the reasons why, but recently i have indeed seen (not BR) cars with modified...
Forum: Aston Martin
12-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike bamford rose

A good mod but not quite the best bang for buck...

A good mod but not quite the best bang for buck if you think more deeply about it, because retaining the primary cat will always limit maximum potential power, and restrict how far an ECU remap can...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike bamford rose

yeah, i have seen some interesting gains quoted...

yeah, i have seen some interesting gains quoted too. More power to those companies because we have to throw exhaust hardware, airbox mods and ecu remap to get the gains you quote. Note to self, must...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-30-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike bamford rose

the loss of power from primary cat moved upstream...

the loss of power from primary cat moved upstream is levelled by new system having better primary pipe design. I would put any difference down to normal fluctuation of build spec tolerances.
4.7L S...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By Mike bamford rose

there are a few problems, but nothing widespread...

there are a few problems, but nothing widespread / repeatable, so much preventative maintenance is unnecessary. I would say all that is needed is annual inspection at service by trained eye.
Forum: Aston Martin
11-29-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By Mike bamford rose

cats in the header started 4.7L engine MY 10 ...

cats in the header started 4.7L engine MY 10

easy identifier is EGR. Earlier downstream cats system had EGR, your system / cats in header has no EGR
Forum: Aston Martin
11-28-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,831
Posted By Mike bamford rose

You raise some good points but the issues are a...

You raise some good points but the issues are a little bit deeper, and my fault, i should have gone into more detail and qualified 'entrusted' with 'means to complete successful install'.

The...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-27-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,831
Posted By Mike bamford rose

this was big barrier to Bamford rose entering US...

this was big barrier to Bamford rose entering US until it was resolved by finding approved independent installer. If a dealer sells a clutch he is making about 35% on parts at same time as selling...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,777
Posted By Mike bamford rose

Well done Stu, the engineering activity to...

Well done Stu, the engineering activity to develop one spring across 8 V8 platform combinations / variants is quite amazing, and must have needed painstaking development. You now offer something H+R...
Forum: Aston Martin
11-22-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mike bamford rose

great news, so it would seem upgrade cats that...

great news, so it would seem upgrade cats that trigger cel for Aston are in minority, and for those that do where ecu tune is not available, a low cost work around cures the problem
Forum: Aston Martin
11-21-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By Mike bamford rose

if you piece together the info you posted you can...

if you piece together the info you posted you can end up at the answer, which is not subject to any opinion, is how these things work.

lower the cell density the lower the overall surface area in...
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