So what have you done with your Aston today?

So what have you done with your Aston today?

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OLDBENZ

160 posts

69 months

Saturday 7th July
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DB4DM said:
Had to drive 60 miles to get some fresh cherries
I will trump that. Had to drive 1,080 miles to the South of France via the Route Napoleon for some fresh bread and something to wash it down. OK, it took two days.


KevinBird

508 posts

140 months

Sunday 8th July
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Got it out of store

HBradley

1,025 posts

114 months

Sunday 8th July
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Parked it next to this old thing!

M5MarkM

1,256 posts

104 months

Monday 9th July
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KevinBird said:
Got it out of store
ooo nice!

LordBretSinclair

3,792 posts

110 months

Monday 9th July
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Great weekend with some Area 20 chums at Historic Vehicle Gathering at Powderham Castle.

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KevinBird

508 posts

140 months

Monday 9th July
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M5MarkM said:
ooo nice!
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RL17

520 posts

26 months

Monday 9th July
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Gret drive home from LMC - think I had the dustiest AM there! as 3/4 of a mile of gravel track in and out everyday from BSJ trackside at Village on the Curves

RL17

520 posts

26 months

Monday 9th July
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RL17

520 posts

26 months

Tuesday 10th July
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HBradley said:
Parked it next to this old thing!
Hi Humph

Looks great

Are you or car in London for the 1pm flypast today?

Planes are well over 40 in flying terms and 60s project - that did occur to me during the Hawkinge and Capel Le Ferne photo line ups. Hopefully no Tupolev flights near us today


Big E 118

2,195 posts

102 months

Tuesday 10th July
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Spent last week touring northern Spain, lovely scenery, roads, food and wine!

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DB4DM

362 posts

56 months

Tuesday 10th July
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Fuente De, and there was a group of 7? AMs at the parador in Baiona a couple of weeks ago going on to Ribadeo. All Gaydon except a DB7VV. And a separate tour of 3 Ferraris and a Porsche. And another of 3 or 4 TVR. All there by coincidence so it seemed. A dozen prewar cars arrived the following night, busy busy

Big E 118

2,195 posts

102 months

Wednesday 11th July
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DB4DM said:
Fuente De, and there was a group of 7? AMs at the parador in Baiona a couple of weeks ago going on to Ribadeo. All Gaydon except a DB7VV. And a separate tour of 3 Ferraris and a Porsche. And another of 3 or 4 TVR. All there by coincidence so it seemed. A dozen prewar cars arrived the following night, busy busy
Yes we stayed at Fuente De but ours was a group of 1 Aston, a Ferrari, a Lotus and a Porsche. We did bump into a group of 6 20's/30's (and one replica) Bentley's in Santa Domingo de la Calzada, what a way to tour!


Gingernuts

502 posts

143 months

Wednesday 11th July
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After a full winter rebuild I have mostly just been driving it!!





Constant small upgrades since, the next of which will be bigger arbs and a change of tyres, also some new discs as the 2 piece items I put on warped pretty quick. So will add some cooling when I get a gt4 front splitter with cut outs

Ken Figenus

3,914 posts

50 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Big E 118 said:
Spent last week touring northern Spain, lovely scenery, roads, food and wine!

Riaño?

Snap!



And David was just in Fuente De - we do seem to like the same places! Great driving up there smile

Big E 118

2,195 posts

102 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Ken Figenus said:
Riaño?

Snap!

And David was just in Fuente De - we do seem to like the same places! Great driving up there smile
Yes, Riaño. Well recognised! Very fast flowing roads around there, very enjoyable.

IanV12VSRs

2,477 posts

88 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Big E 118 said:
Yes we stayed at Fuente De but ours was a group of 1 Aston, a Ferrari, a Lotus and a Porsche. We did bump into a group of 6 20's/30's (and one replica) Bentley's in Santa Domingo de la Calzada, what a way to tour!

They must be coming to the end of their tour. We saw them as we were heading off to Le Mans from Plymouth and they were starting a three week tour of Spain and France. All from Devon and Cornwall I think.

Incognegro

1,490 posts

66 months

Wednesday 11th July
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My V8V arrived yesterday with all bits customised so today just spent time reading handbook and a drive to get used to how Aston do things.


qwick69

196 posts

24 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Been sitting at home looking at all this lovely weather, wishing I could be out on my Vantage V12 Roadster.
Trouble is, its in the garage being fixed.....AGAIN !!! Arrrgggghhhhhh
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baconsarney

8,547 posts

94 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Incognegro said:
My V8V arrived yesterday with all bits customised so today just spent time reading handbook and a drive to get used to how Aston do things.

Bit different to a Cerb wink TVR to Aston.... Hooligan to Gentleman in one go thumbup enjoy and welcome to the club smile

Chilli

m.barnes

72 posts

144 months

Wednesday 11th July
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Gingernuts said:
After a full winter rebuild I have mostly just been driving it!!



Constant small upgrades since, the next of which will be bigger arbs and a change of tyres, also some new discs as the 2 piece items I put on warped pretty quick. So will add some cooling when I get a gt4 front splitter with cut outs
Love it! do you have a blog or more details on what you have done so far?