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Forum: Aston Martin
Yesterday, 04:50 PM
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Posted By DetomasoGTS74

I have two obsidian black 2006 seats currently...

I have two obsidian black 2006 seats currently for sale on eBay. Happy to discuss them live or show you videos.
06-12-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Beautiful car Pete, looking for something with...

Beautiful car Pete, looking for something with more miles that I wouldnít feel guilty driving. Best of luck with the sale Iím certain you will find the right buyer.
06-12-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Thanks for the reply john rice. I did a bunch of...

Thanks for the reply john rice. I did a bunch of digging and replied to this thread as it was the most relevant recent thread I could find even though itís two years old. Given the sample size is...
06-12-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

In PR or stateside?

In PR or stateside?
06-12-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Hi Pete, replied to pm yesterday, do you have a...

Hi Pete, replied to pm yesterday, do you have a link to posting or details on the car with pictures?
06-10-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,574
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Reviving an old thread. Feelings on the current...

Reviving an old thread. Feelings on the current market? Looking to buy my first Porsche and the 996 GT2 has always been a favorite of mine!
Forum: Aston Martin
05-15-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,564
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Reviving an old thread since I used the majority...

Reviving an old thread since I used the majority of this to remove my headliner yesterday. Took just over one hr, a straightforward job!

A couple of suggested changes that I learned while going...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-30-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

My reply did not go through last night. The last...

My reply did not go through last night. The last resort was actually taken yesterday afternoon! I took the car to a high end body shop I trust and after grinding a slit in the head and trying to...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-29-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

I looked briefly into the big brake kit option...

I looked briefly into the big brake kit option from Brembo for the fronts but didn’t want to spend the additional cost and keep weight the same. I didn’t look into the direct replacement (forgot) but...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-29-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Agree with you but key for me was to keep most of...

Agree with you but key for me was to keep most of what makes the Aston interior so nice. My car is already so loud that if I removed sound deadening I fear it would be unenjoyable!
Forum: Aston Martin
04-29-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

I sent a note to them earlier today. They have...

I sent a note to them earlier today. They have design done but need to make the hat which is 4-6 weeks lead time.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

My car is now down 238lbs from stock (3357lbs...

My car is now down 238lbs from stock (3357lbs with all fluids). As mentioned above I have been at work on this for the past 10 years so this was not the first area I looked to lose weight. While...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Thanks! I feel like there is a slight improvement...

Thanks! I feel like there is a slight improvement but itís hard to say. Cumulative weight loss has transformed the car!

I have the Nitron 3 way coil overs.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Lightweight Two Piece Rotor Upgrade

Over the past 10 years I have been on a mission to take out weight, increase power, and improve on the looks of my Vantage. My focus has always been OEM plus. When a consumable wears, I always look...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-28-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

I will be waiting in eager anticipation!

I will be waiting in eager anticipation!
Forum: Aston Martin
04-27-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Cliff-After they sent me the missing pieces I...

Cliff-After they sent me the missing pieces I have since installed the driver seat. The passenger seat is still stuck with the rounded off bolt and no way to attach the seatbelt to the bottom. I am...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-16-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Exactly right, no worries Cliff. To give you an...

Exactly right, no worries Cliff. To give you an idea just how low.....the bottom of the seat in the rear on its lowest setting with the ultra low side mounts is literally 1-2cm above the adapter...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-15-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Very true Cliff, but the bolts are straight...

Very true Cliff, but the bolts are straight beneah the side bolsters if you wanted to get at it straight on.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-15-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Drilling through the seat itself would be the...

Drilling through the seat itself would be the absolute last resort! Iím going to take it by a race shop and a high end body shop I know well before that happens to see what ideas they have.
Forum: Aston Martin
04-15-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Thanks for the guidance, this is unfortunately...

Thanks for the guidance, this is unfortunately looking like the only option.

Iím going to wait for the seat manufacture to send me the other bits needed to correctly install my drivers seat, and...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-14-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Yes the fronts are close but just will not allow...

Yes the fronts are close but just will not allow access (see below). The rear chassis bolts are completely hidden by the sliders.
...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

The biggest challenge is there is only about 3...

The biggest challenge is there is only about 3 inches between the bolt and the seat above. An oscillating saw would not fit (a dremmel may). It is also a button head and I put blue Loctite on it....
Forum: Aston Martin
04-14-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Seat is slammed all the way back against the rear...

Seat is slammed all the way back against the rear parcel shelf.

Per above all four bolts are blocked by the sliders, the front to ever so slightly and the rears completely. I was really hopeful...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-14-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Unfortunately I cannot. The bolts that attach the...

Unfortunately I cannot. The bolts that attach the adapter plate to the OEM mounting points are partially covered in front and completely covered in the rear.
Adjusting the front of the sliders...
Forum: Aston Martin
04-14-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 50,014
Posted By DetomasoGTS74

Agreed! Best solution I was able to come up with...

Agreed! Best solution I was able to come up with yesterday was to use a long anti slip hex that is supposed to grip rounded bolts with a 5mm socket attached and an extension bar on the other need of...
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