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Forum: Aston Martin
Yesterday, 09:11 AM
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Views: 300
Posted By blue2000s

Shifting and revving are what the car is made to...

Shifting and revving are what the car is made to do. Does shifting wear the clutch? Yes. Does high RPM wear the engine faster? Yes, as long as the alternative isn't lugging it which is much...
Forum: Aston Martin
06-20-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By blue2000s

Well there's a viscous cycle :)

Well there's a viscous cycle :)
Forum: Aston Martin
06-20-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By blue2000s

When I asked, Aston told me to work it through my...

When I asked, Aston told me to work it through my dealer.
Forum: Aston Martin
06-14-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,696
Posted By blue2000s

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Forum: Aston Martin
06-13-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,696
Posted By blue2000s

My costs are: Oil ~ $110 for 15L Liqui-Moly,...

My costs are:

Oil ~ $110 for 15L Liqui-Moly, so really only about $80 for the change.
Filter ~ $27 for AM filter because I don't believe the Jaguar version is equivalent in the pressure relief...
Forum: Aston Martin
06-13-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,696
Posted By blue2000s

I set the car on ramps by jacking up the corners....

I set the car on ramps by jacking up the corners. I've been contemplating a quickjack for years but I always find a way to do the work without needing one. There are a few extra places to drain oil...
Forum: Aston Martin
06-10-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 39,741
Posted By blue2000s

Funny that you mention the Elise. As great as...

Funny that you mention the Elise. As great as the Vantage is as a sports car, speaking from my own experience, I'm WAY faster through twisty roads in the Elise. It's much smaller and lighter, got...
Forum: Aston Martin
06-09-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 39,741
Posted By blue2000s

I took the Vantage out for a very spirited couple...

I took the Vantage out for a very spirited couple hour long drive today. I think I impressed the rider of the sport bike behind me because every time I took a tight corner or series of corners I'd...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-31-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By blue2000s

Wasn't this car announced a year ago? Why is...

Wasn't this car announced a year ago? Why is this article so late?
Forum: Aston Martin
05-30-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,744
Posted By blue2000s

If you've got an Aston already and been reading...

If you've got an Aston already and been reading through threads of this nature, you know about THE BOOK right?
Forum: Aston Martin
05-24-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,753
Posted By blue2000s

Wheel chocks would also work in that situation. ...

Wheel chocks would also work in that situation. I use the old tennis ball on a string from the ceiling for my wife.
Forum: Aston Martin
05-20-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 29,577
Posted By blue2000s

What technique did you use to get the cover...

What technique did you use to get the cover separated?
Forum: Aston Martin
05-20-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 29,577
Posted By blue2000s

Check out this description of capacitor rating ...

Check out this description of capacitor rating

https://forum.digikey.com/t/smt-electrolytic-capacitor-with-no-voltage-rating/974

33uF, 100V capacitor
Forum: Aston Martin
05-18-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By blue2000s

In my experience Porsches are more expensive to...

In my experience Porsches are more expensive to maintain than Astons. But it depends on who's doing the maintenance and where the parts come from.
Forum: Aston Martin
05-17-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 39,741
Posted By blue2000s

I found a flat, horizontal surface with two...

I found a flat, horizontal surface with two unused threaded holes above the stereo to hard mount my Dension to via a flat plate. The location is behind the location that I'm pointing to with the blue...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By blue2000s

What is that thing? The ECU upgrade is worth the...

What is that thing? The ECU upgrade is worth the money alone. No supporting modifications are required.
Forum: Aston Martin
05-13-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By blue2000s

I'll be tackling that same job in my NA , but...

I'll be tackling that same job in my NA , but I've got another 10,000 miles before I have to worry about it :)
Forum: Aston Martin
05-11-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By blue2000s

Any luck so far?

Any luck so far?
Forum: Aston Martin
05-08-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,993
Posted By blue2000s

It's been 2 years since I installed the VAP tune....

It's been 2 years since I installed the VAP tune. When I installed it I was thoroughly impressed with the improved throttle response and general engine behavior. The following year I replaced by...
Forum: Aston Martin
05-01-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By blue2000s

Ipods do that with any car. Plug it into a...

Ipods do that with any car. Plug it into a Subaru and you get a Subaru logo, ect.. I doubt AM ever included an iPod.
Forum: Aston Martin
05-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By blue2000s

That's what it is, but if he knew what he was...

That's what it is, but if he knew what he was talking about, he wouldn't have described it as he did.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-30-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By blue2000s

A little discrepancy on torque. I wonder if the...

A little discrepancy on torque. I wonder if the author of the cnet article has driven a stick: "It can automatically downshift for drivers who can't heel-toe"
Forum: Aston Martin
04-30-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By blue2000s

Great work! It's odd that the sensor itself is...

Great work! It's odd that the sensor itself is reading very clean but the short term trim is so high. It might still be a cat on it's way out or it may be a dying sensor that is responding slowly. ...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By blue2000s

There's so much sound deadening in this car. I...

There's so much sound deadening in this car. I wonder how much weight there is in removing the deadening from under all the carpets and in the wheel wells. I've never seen a sports car with so much...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-26-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 36,697
Posted By blue2000s

It's just whining because it wants to go faster. ...

It's just whining because it wants to go faster. Try reverse psychology.
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