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The Power to Weight Ratio of an Aston Martin DB9 (1/28/2019) - I’ve been pondering on ways to improve the performance of my DB9.  Is it better to make changes that add horsepower or to loose weight?  The answer is to do both of course, but which will provide more seat of the pants perceptible performance for the least amount of dollars?   Which will be easier to …

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The Aston Martin DB9 Automatic Transmission (12/23/2018) - I’ve been curious to learn more about the Automatic Transmission fitted to the DB9’s.   I’m talking about the 6-speed Touchtronic II paddle shift unit that was in the majority of DB9’s from 2004 until 2014 when they changed to the Touchtronic III 8 -speed.  The DB9 had an option for a 6-speed manual transmission (stick …

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Well that was a Crazy Saturday …. (12/17/2018) - Ever have one of those days where some unusual stuff happens that leaves you wondering ‘Wow’?  I had one of those a two days ago, and I think they are worth sharing.
How to Crank the Engine without Starting (deliberately) in an Aston Martin DB9 (12/14/2018) - Normally you can get into your DB9, insert the key and touch the ‘Start’ button and the car immediately roars to life.  It’s one of the sweet pleasures of owning an Aston Martin.  But, what if you wanted to deliberately crank over the engine without it starting?  “Steve – you’re crazy man – why would …

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