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So what have you done with your Aston today?

So what have you done with your Aston today?

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Aston Traveller

156 posts

74 months

Friday 2nd February
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HBradley said:
OMG what a howler!!! redcard My sincere apologies ma'am!
beer

tonyhall38

4,046 posts

142 months

Friday 2nd February
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Didn’t know of your problem...really glad and hope your on the mend......

soofsayer

211 posts

61 months

Friday 2nd February
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Aston Traveller said:
Took the car for a spin down the nearby dual carriageway. May not sound exciting but not been able to drive it for 8 months due to chemo effects. Great to be back in the fold. Just need to get back to a more spirited style. driving
Good for you, I sincerely wish you well.

RobDown

2,550 posts

54 months

Sunday 4th February
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soofsayer said:
Good for you, I sincerely wish you well.
Likewise, hope you're on the mend and wishing you many happy years of spirited driving ahead

RobDown

2,550 posts

54 months

Sunday 4th February
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Installed one of Clive's switches into the new V12. I'd like to say it took me 2 minutes, but it was more like 10 for which I blame my frozen fingers

But it was worth it smile
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superlightr

9,390 posts

189 months

Sunday 4th February
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as you do just collected this beauty




first drive towards home smile

tonker

53,556 posts

174 months

Sunday 4th February
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Anyone else got an official recall notice in the post ?

soofsayer

211 posts

61 months

Sunday 4th February
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tonker said:
Anyone else got an official recall notice in the post ?
Yes there is a thread on it
https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&...

V12VMan

187 posts

109 months

Sunday 4th February
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superlightr said:
as you do just collected this beauty




first drive towards home smile
Now there is a very happy looking man - great car congratulations. smile

PJDV8

105 posts

8 months

Sunday 4th February
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Took the winter cover off.

Nothing particularly remarkable about that.......

Got the winter cover back in its bag, now that’s remarkable!

HBradley

752 posts

107 months

Sunday 4th February
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superlightr said:
as you do just collected this beauty




first drive towards home smile
Great to see someone really enjoying their day!! Congratulations

rovcallum

242 posts

69 months

Thursday 8th February
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Fitted new front pads (EBC red stuff) - old Pagids were still OK but too much dust.
Broke wear sensor end (it crumbled away, honest) - to be ordered & replaced shortly.


Cleaned & refitted front wheels.

Replaced pollen/cabin filters.


Replaced engine air filters.


Next on the list is replace the front tyres (originals from 2009), starting to crack.

Beechburn

22 posts

3 months

Thursday 8th February
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scary tyres - should have done these first :-) Go for MPS4S

rovcallum

242 posts

69 months

Thursday 8th February
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These were signed off as fit for purpose at the last service less than a year ago........by AM.
Car is currently off the road and getting plenty of TLC over the Winter.

cayman-black

6,645 posts

142 months

Thursday 8th February
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How many miles have those filters done Callum?

cayman-black

6,645 posts

142 months

Thursday 8th February
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superlightr said:
as you do just collected this beauty




first drive towards home smile
Congratulations, Beautiful.

rovcallum

242 posts

69 months

Thursday 8th February
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cayman-black said:
How many miles have those filters done Callum?
Around 6K miles.

IanV12VR

2,274 posts

81 months

Thursday 8th February
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Aston Traveller said:
Took the car for a spin down the nearby dual carriageway. May not sound exciting but not been able to drive it for 8 months due to chemo effects. Great to be back in the fold. Just need to get back to a more spirited style. driving
Sorry to hear about that Fay and hope your recovery is going well. Great that you are back in the Aston! thumbup

DB9VolanteDriver

2,100 posts

102 months

Saturday 10th February
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Just got one of these to keep the Astons company...



LOTS of tech...wow! My wife absolutely loves the spaceship look inside, and so do I. It may have the same 25o HP motor as my Evoque and same basic trans, but it drives worlds better, especially the auto change down/up when almost coming to a stop. So far, two big thumbs up!

NeinFondue

727 posts

82 months

Saturday 10th February
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DB9VolanteDriver said:
Just got one of these to keep the Astons company...



LOTS of tech...wow! My wife absolutely loves the spaceship look inside, and so do I. It may have the same 25o HP motor as my Evoque and same basic trans, but it drives worlds better, especially the auto change down/up when almost coming to a stop. So far, two big thumbs up!
redcard
Did you at least drive one of your lovely Aston’s to the Land Rover dealership?