Latest Posts

How to Deodorize the Interior of an Aston Martin DB9 (7/27/2020) - Cars develop a personality with age.  The early model Aston Martin DB9 and Vantages are reaching 10-15 years old now.  For many the new car smell has begun to fade away.  A ‘fresh’ DB9 is a terrific smell of leather.  But what happens to the smell with age?   Humans get into the space and mess …

Continue reading How to Deodorize the Interior of an Aston Martin DB9

Thank You! (6/29/2020) - I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you out there, the readers of this website.   There is an overwhelming positive feedback that comes from you in comments on articles, YouTube videos and via the Contact page.  I try to respond when I can.   I always love to see pics of your cars …

Continue reading Thank You!

Installing an Oil Catch Can in a V12 Aston Martin Rapide or DB9 (6/8/2020) - Last November I was replacing the coil packs and spark plugs on my 2011 Rapide and the oil in the inlet manifolds and throttle bodies made it pretty clear that my PCV valves were past their best. I decided to replace the PCV valves with these £15.98 metal ones from i6 Automotive (check it out …

Continue reading Installing an Oil Catch Can in a V12 Aston Martin Rapide or DB9

Aston Martin DB9 – Sheared Bolt Repair (6/3/2020) - Every now and then you will come across an existing sheared bolt or you will shear one yourself, either way they have to be repaired. Sometimes (rarely) there might be a length of bolt or stud proud enough to be able to get a grip of it with mole grips or self tightening pipe wrench. …

Continue reading Aston Martin DB9 – Sheared Bolt Repair

blog-has-been-added-to-menuThe most recent posts will always be listed here. You can find the old familiar list of the 10 most recent articles in its new home up on the top menu bar above. Just look up and click on ‘Blog’ to take you over.

 


Collections

Here are larger projects I’ve completed organized into convenient collections for you to check out:

Full Index

Here is a full index of all the posts for you to browse to your hearts content.indextabs