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Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2019, 23:16
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By macafee2
cheers for this, I did get one some time ago,...

cheers for this, I did get one some time ago, cant believe I need a special "socket" for an oil change.
I have a tin box for special tools that the rover requires. It has torx bits, modified...
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2019, 22:21
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By macafee2
Is that a rebadged Yeti? Just looks like another...

Is that a rebadged Yeti? Just looks like another car that's already on the market
macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2019, 20:24
Replies: 9
Views: 147
Posted By macafee2
sockets for nuts

I've seen advice that having a socket that works off the sides of a nut is better then one that works off the corners.

I can see the thinking behind this but Halfords professional sockets seem to...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2019, 20:00
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By macafee2
for info, there are two types of harnesses for...

for info, there are two types of harnesses for the MKII.
one, I'll call factory fit and other is diy. They are different as the DIY one only does the fog lights, the factory fit also does...
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2019, 16:43
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
must be a forum bug as another forum I use, also...

must be a forum bug as another forum I use, also has had problems

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2019, 16:42
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By macafee2
I still do, in fact I'd do it for a younger woman...

I still do, in fact I'd do it for a younger woman too if I thought her needs were greater then mine.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 22:50
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By macafee2
Does this tug at your heart?

Real or not, does this tug at your heart?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0ItasdI1Js (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0ItasdI1Js)

you can skip to 1.57

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2019, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By macafee2
I cant recall, is it an allan or a torx? a...

I cant recall, is it an allan or a torx?
a funnel, a long length of tube and an assistant helps to make this job easy

macafee2

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2019, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By macafee2
if your car is a manual, is it the bleed nipple...

if your car is a manual, is it the bleed nipple from the clutch slave?
can you upload a picture

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 18:53
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By macafee2
?, I don't undertsnad macafee2

?, I don't undertsnad

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2019, 09:48
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By macafee2
congratulations, how much have you spent? ...

congratulations, how much have you spent?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2019, 19:12
Replies: 12
Wtf
Views: 464
Posted By macafee2
not very clear pictures macafee2

not very clear pictures

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2019, 16:31
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By macafee2
should be able to get one for a lot less then...

should be able to get one for a lot less then that from another breaker

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2019, 16:30
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By macafee2
Are all Webasto thermo tops compatible

Looking around other makes of car, they too use a webasto thermo top fuel burning heater.
Apart from the PCB, are they all the same unit (if they look like ours I mean) and could we buy one and...
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 22:38
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
Tactical voting

this may seem political but please can we not get into politics!

If too many people tactical vote to prevent something or as a statement we could end up with something not wanted.

If you...
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 21:08
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
perhaps you should have to demonstrate pulling...

perhaps you should have to demonstrate pulling away both using and not using hill start. There is also auto off handbrakes, "anti stall", abs. All these help drivers but it also takes away some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 21:05
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
I would say Google for Audi forums, have a red of...

I would say Google for Audi forums, have a red of the questions and answers see if they give any indication of the forum.

Also, ask other Audi owners, most probably wont be in a forum but she...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 15:08
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By macafee2
but then people walk past laughing that you don't...

but then people walk past laughing that you don't have a fuel burning heater :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 15:06
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By macafee2
Devilish or frenchmike can check and repair the...

Devilish or frenchmike can check and repair the PCB if faulty.

There are two models. No matter which one you have I would add an earth wire to the largest plug that fits the webasto. This will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 14:53
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By macafee2
Nextbase 512GW. I am impressed enough to...

Nextbase 512GW.

I am impressed enough to have gotten a second one to go into the wife's car

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 5th December 2019, 19:28
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By macafee2
Sorry I am probably too far from you but for...

Sorry I am probably too far from you but for piece of mind.
As long as the bolts at each end of the arm come out and are not seized it is not a difficult job. Were there any advisories for stuff in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 18:13
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By macafee2
Never easy being forced to sell a car, what are...

Never easy being forced to sell a car, what are you planning to replace it with?

have you a link to the car please?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 12:34
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
for quickness add an earth wire so you can start...

for quickness add an earth wire so you can start the fbh then go for a coffee.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 09:41
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By macafee2
The result was yes but I took advantage of half...

The result was yes but I took advantage of half time to post:icon_lol:
I just thought what great passes and well taken goals.

As for winning the premiership, it's not over yet.
I am glad...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 09:22
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By macafee2
only 8.15 and what a day

Do you ever get angry and frustrated with yourself for doing something silly?

For the second day on the trot I have made the same mistake, I have plugged the water pump of the FBH into the non...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2019, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
Timer v GSM If there is a phone signal I can...

Timer v GSM
If there is a phone signal I can imagine a GSM has the edge. I have a feeling a GSM is better suited to infrequent use and varying start time

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By macafee2
Liverpool V Everton

Liverpool 4 Everton 2

4 excellent goals from Liverpool, truly excellent.

Pundits I would say have not really been complementary about Liverpool's line up but look at the line up that beat...
Forum: Humour Corner 4th December 2019, 19:44
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By macafee2
too much information :) macafee2

too much information :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2019, 17:54
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By macafee2
this was recently recommended for a diesel ...

this was recently recommended for a diesel
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LuK-REPSET-PRO-LANDROVER-FREELANDER-MG-ZT-ROVER-75-ALL-2-0-CDTI-623314533/202302582564...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2019, 17:50
Replies: 12
Views: 549
Posted By macafee2
I would not expect that you would need to be a...

I would not expect that you would need to be a trader to break 1 car and share with members. IT would be a shame for it to go to the scrap yard and by pass members

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2019, 16:26
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By macafee2
News and rent increase

I thought I heard on the news but cant find it on the internet that about 50% of renters had experienced a rent increase in 2019 suspected to be due to landlords not charging fees.

I thought...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2019, 12:50
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By macafee2
thanks. Hopefully just a flow plug change. ...

thanks. Hopefully just a flow plug change.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2019, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By macafee2
are these the correct FBH gaskets

Are both or one of these the correct gasket set for our FBH?
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2019, 08:53
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By macafee2
they will be, the glow plug is less resistance...

they will be, the glow plug is less resistance then mine and the water pump is already fitted. I'm hoping to make two working FBh's with the parts you have sent me. Pump and pcb on one and glow plug...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 13:50
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By macafee2
The American drugs companies want to charge the...

The American drugs companies want to charge the NHS a load more money for drugs compared to what they do now

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By macafee2
massive thankyou to 3disco

There are times when I fell humble

With on going problems with my FBH 3disco offered me a water pump if mine was faulty, he would not take any money. Pump seems to be working so all was ok but...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 09:20
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By macafee2
An expensive screw

Last week I was on holiday in Gran Canaria. Went to the beach and found one of the lenses to my sunglasses had popped out, went to refit it and the screw was missing.
Easy job of an opticians but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 09:15
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
The wiring for the dozing pump is under a black...

The wiring for the dozing pump is under a black plate which is under the rear seat on the off side. You need to thread the plug down to the underside of the car. There are a further two plugs in the...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2019, 10:14
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By macafee2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8b-i_o1SdM...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8b-i_o1SdM (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8b-i_o1SdM)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2019, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By macafee2
The challenge will be to find away around it. ...

The challenge will be to find away around it.



macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 16:09
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By macafee2
instead of two strips I used one and bent it...

instead of two strips I used one and bent it over. Drilled for the bolt hole then offered it up so the bolt hole lined up, drilled through in two places and riveted the two "strips" together. Then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 09:22
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By macafee2
I would interpret dry as no fluid in it and so...

I would interpret dry as no fluid in it and so somewhere there is a leak.
once the coupling is disconnected mid way along the hydraulic line in the engine bay the pedal does go solid as there is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 22:43
Replies: 49
Views: 1,426
Posted By macafee2
If the car is basically good, try to sell it as a...

If the car is basically good, try to sell it as a going concern, if no takers then, as hard as it may be, break it

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 22:41
Replies: 49
Views: 1,426
Posted By macafee2
so do many others I should think, me being one of...

so do many others I should think, me being one of them. :)


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 18:48
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By macafee2
first things first, try to decide what part has...

first things first, try to decide what part has failed.
can you give us an indication of what has happened?

without any other info, remove the clutch master cylinder cap and the rubber sleeve...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2019, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By macafee2
The Jam, Clash, Cher, BoneyM, Bruce Springsteen,...

The Jam, Clash, Cher, BoneyM, Bruce Springsteen, ELO, Adel, Robby Williams, Blondie, Abba, MeatLoaf, Nana Mouskouri and many others

MeatLoaf, Jam, Nana.......yea, they do similar stuff :)
...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 14:47
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By macafee2
no pain, mine was very painful. Centre of chest...

no pain, mine was very painful. Centre of chest and for some weeks afterwards it hurt. There was no white light and I did not see the grim reaper beckoning.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 14:43
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By macafee2
would a decent string such as sisal be of use?...

would a decent string such as sisal be of use? Could tie between the strap fixings and sisal is very very strong.

Used it to support an snapped exhaust and then a trip to the dealer.

...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 13:28
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By macafee2
without doubt they can be quick and very fit...

without doubt they can be quick and very fit people do indeed suffer. It was about 12 or more hours before I got the attention I needed. just thought it was indigestion. From time to time I tease my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2019, 13:21
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
try a pm to devilish for supply. Not sure how...

try a pm to devilish for supply. Not sure how close he is to you for fitting or if he does this servicd


fwiw this is a fairly simple diy job to fit. If you would like to have a go and...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 09:19
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By macafee2
The parents must be shell shocked and the...

The parents must be shell shocked and the children bewildered. It is always sad to hear how good people are affected by illness.
I hope cures are found.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 21:13
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By macafee2
cheers chris, even if I contributed to those...

cheers chris, even if I contributed to those threads, I don't recall them.
macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By macafee2
seems a big gap between tyre and wheel arch but...

seems a big gap between tyre and wheel arch but damn good mot history

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 18:19
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By macafee2
ceedy, can you tell me more about the slots as I...

ceedy, can you tell me more about the slots as I don't know the issue on these, thanks.

I think you would be justified to "moan" at the retailer. The photo does influence how people make up their...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By macafee2
he's a decent bloke macafee2

he's a decent bloke

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 20:09
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By macafee2
I should have gone to spec savers macafee2

I should have gone to spec savers

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By macafee2
Russ, which garage are you taking it to? ...

Russ,
which garage are you taking it to?
Tuesday after 10am I will be free. If you want to pop it over we can take a look or have them take a look and tell you what is wrong.
I am willing to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2019, 10:21
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
while you are under the car take a look at the...

while you are under the car take a look at the large "washers" that contain the rear sub frame bolts. These can rust badly and are apparently NLA. If yours show signs of rust may be worth removing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 09:12
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By macafee2
Glad that you have recovered from something so...

Glad that you have recovered from something so serious and great news you have your licence back. Having a licence revoked is major, you must be thrilled to have it back.

All the best

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2019, 18:18
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By macafee2
looking thought the front grill, the blades you...

looking thought the front grill, the blades you see are the ones you want.
I don't think they can be checked without removing the front bumper.

The condenser radiator is also an easy job to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2019, 17:10
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By macafee2
sorry to hear of the incident but glad your wife...

sorry to hear of the incident but glad your wife is ok even if a little shaken

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2019, 17:09
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By macafee2
I don't quite understand why making a claim to...

I don't quite understand why making a claim to the third party insurance is any difference then making it via your own. In fact one insurance company wont deal with a member of the public, only...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2019, 17:07
Replies: 20
Views: 859
Posted By macafee2
if you make a claim your insurance is normally...

if you make a claim your insurance is normally effected. The premium goes up but the no claims may stay the same or be reduced after the claim so next year you have less no claims.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2019, 20:44
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
I can only imagine that this must have been hard...

I can only imagine that this must have been hard for you and I sympathize.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2019, 20:11
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
compensation to charity

Wife and I were delayed on a train journey Thursday apparently due to a suicidal person on railway property. The guard was very informative about claiming compensation giving announcements over the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 18:58
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
Then I am a little lost as to your reply in post...

Then I am a little lost as to your reply in post 6.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 18:21
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
I take it you scrolled down the page to item 4?...

I take it you scrolled down the page to item 4? It is not at the top of the page

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 17:10
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001551 ...

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001551

Have you spoken to Rimmers or x-part? the link above shows they seem to be available

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 09:45
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
give way to traffic from the right, see 2 mins 8...

give way to traffic from the right, see 2 mins 8 seconds
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UjohJJPS4k (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UjohJJPS4k)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 22:00
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By macafee2
looking am DMGRS web site they are handed ...

looking am DMGRS web site they are handed

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 20:42
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By macafee2
A little shaking of the strut/hub and I have...

A little shaking of the strut/hub and I have found for both assembly an disassembly the ball joint suddenly either went together or came apart. I had struggled for ages previously to the shake.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By macafee2
Steven, thank you if it is the BMW relay I...

Steven,
thank you if it is the BMW relay I have the part number. Just need to track one down from a scrap yard

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
its worth a look. This is my understanding of the...

its worth a look. This is my understanding of the small part I read. Those entering the roundabout give way to those already on it. So, you enter from the 6 o'clock but the person that entered at 9...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 13:27
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By macafee2
I think there is a bit of plastic on the nozzle...

I think there is a bit of plastic on the nozzle that you press to cloe it towards the nozzle and then it just pushes out to the outside of the bonnet.

Try poking a pin or needle into the ball...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:54
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By macafee2
if you are thinking of undoing my nuts, forget it...

if you are thinking of undoing my nuts, forget it :D

I have a FBH to change and front arm bushes to change, wardrobe doors to complete, a torch to repair, garden furniture to sand and preserve,...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:22
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
Does TSRGD Schedule 9, Part 6 Item 1, Diagram...

Does TSRGD Schedule 9, Part 6 Item 1, Diagram 1003.3 shed any light on who should give way?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:13
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
They take a bit of getting used to. I'm not a fan...

They take a bit of getting used to. I'm not a fan of push button start either.
Cheap electric cars (not Tesla money) are surprisingly quick from a standing start.
I cant recall which make but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:07
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By macafee2
Sorry I don't know the answer but am interested...

Sorry I don't know the answer but am interested in what "relay" you have used to activate the trailer lights. Could you tell me which one you used?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 09:05
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By macafee2
:duh: macafee2

:duh:

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 18:45
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
you guys, you're bad :) macafee2

you guys, you're bad :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
ok thank you, frigin money pit this car. ...

ok thank you, frigin money pit this car.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 15:24
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By macafee2
One more FBH question if I may

Despite stripping my FBH down either this year or last I dont knowingly know the answer.
Can the glow plug be changed without removing the FBH from the car and without losing any coolant?

I've...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 13:53
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By macafee2
look at the drivers door window switch, that will...

look at the drivers door window switch, that will make a lot of people sit up

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 13:51
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
OMG I've just found out

About 20 years ago I bought 8 new internal doors for the down stairs part of the house.
I bought them, transported them, filled them, sanded them, primed them, painted them, hung them, admired...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 11:36
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
sorry, I admit my replies were not clear to those...

sorry, I admit my replies were not clear to those that read them.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 10:39
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By macafee2
On a socket like...

On a socket like thishttps://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-YSB001930?gclid=Cj0KCQiAiNnuBRD3ARIsAM8KmltFgVlESfIKiLqA_Lk4yOTqMPDVzEtzEtA_wbRlrQR9eWuWQRhQzZAaAtHeEALw_wcB
I thought there was a "square"...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 09:33
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
go to 6.19...

go to 6.19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a18onMUQyVc&t=318s and listen to the commentary, what are your thoughts?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 09:12
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
I have not said it so I had better do so, I think...

I have not said it so I had better do so, I think the biker was wrong.
From the first picture it shows both cars are already on the roundabout and my thinking the give way to traffic from the right...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 01:07
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
Highway code 185 When reaching the...

Highway code
185
When reaching the roundabout you should give priority to traffic approaching from your right, unless directed otherwise by signs, road markings or traffic lights

It does not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 00:48
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
Sorry but you have confused me. This is where I'm...

Sorry but you have confused me. This is where I'm confused

For starters, the problem is not the water pump. 1/It has passed the start up test and running, otherwise it would shut down after a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 00:38
Replies: 39
Views: 1,546
Posted By macafee2
my saloon is not a daily drive or a hack, my...

my saloon is not a daily drive or a hack, my tourer on the other hand is simply because it is not as good as my saloon. Without replacing wings on panel beating and without a new rear bumper and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 21:07
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
thank you for the advice Devilish, I will take...

thank you for the advice Devilish, I will take the blessed thing apart in a couple of weeks to check. Should the resistance be 6 ohm or 0.6 ohm?

£63 + vat, cheap?:eek: not to me it isn't
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 19:29
Replies: 28
Views: 964
Posted By macafee2
I think a member recently fitted these ...

I think a member recently fitted these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/DELPHI-Suspension-Arm-Track-Control-Arm-for-ROVER-75-TC1261-Mister-Auto/191695637167...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By macafee2
it may just be a fight to reconnect but the fact...

it may just be a fight to reconnect but the fact it came apart is a surprise

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2019, 19:16
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
I think its the mini from the left that is the...

I think its the mini from the left that is the problem

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 19:11
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By macafee2
No, the track rod came off very easily. Hardest...

No, the track rod came off very easily. Hardest bit was laying in the right position to undo the track rod end from the locking nut

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 18:00
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By macafee2
A real 5 minute job

A real 5 minute job... changing a track rod end?

cant believe it was actually so quick to do. Normally my 5 minute jobs turn out to be hours if not days or weeks.

Did my very best to be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 16:50
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
Is this the correct FBH glow plug?

Is this the correct FBH glow plug?
https://www.butlertechnik.com/webasto-heater-parts-c111/webasto-thermo-top-e-c-p-z-glowpin-kit-9017813b-p1646

If anyone has links to a cheaper supplier I'd love...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
mis-read op so reply deleted macafee2

mis-read op so reply deleted
macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 19th November 2019, 21:38
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By macafee2
well done good to know it worked macafee2

well done good to know it worked

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 20:14
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
Dash cam footage can be quite interesting

Watching dash cam footage on youtube I find sometimes quite interesting


It amazes me people see and record accidents but don't stop.
Turn into minor roads and hoot people that cross the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 19:28
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By macafee2
TC, have you a link to the tool you bought from...

TC, have you a link to the tool you bought from ebay for removing the clips that hold the boot lining in place?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 18:24
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
Are these are our very own members, Devilish and...

Are these are our very own members, Devilish and :eek: I'm so sorry I cant remember:duh:

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 18:17
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
would that fit, it is a different shape?. ...

would that fit, it is a different shape?.

3disco has contacted me, see social forum and very generously offered me a pump if I need it.

My plans keep getting messed with but I hope to test my...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 17:36
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By macafee2
white water rafting recomendations USA

Has anyone used these companies for White Water Rafting in the USA or been on these rapids?

Zion NP (https://alwaysrafting.com/)
Moab...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 23:17
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By macafee2
:D sorry CLF I have to disagree, I think a thanks...

:D sorry CLF I have to disagree, I think a thanks is required and if not required, deserved:D

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 22:16
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
I've just ordered a Mitutoyo and it looks to come...

I've just ordered a Mitutoyo and it looks to come with a carry case.

I do like precision tools and electrical tools to have carry cases, not just cardboard boxes that some seem to come in.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 21:59
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
Brian, I did not want to name you but you are the...

Brian, I did not want to name you but you are the member and yes that is indeed the picture.:D

Where does that fit in the quality range? If you use it then I take it it is quality.

...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 21:56
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By macafee2
Thank you to 3disco

A massive thank you to 3disco.
My webasto seems to have gone faulty, I was not able to test some of the parts today as my sander needed my attention. 3disco has just offered me one of the parts if...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 21:34
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By macafee2
Thank you CLF

Thank you CLF for the link to a site in Australia

I started a thread when DIY goes wrong, I ruined a part that I thought was NLA, no longer available. I had done some searches and drawn a...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 21:20
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By macafee2
no I had not found that. I will email them for a...

no I had not found that. I will email them for a price as that will be a better fix then what I have done, appreciate the link. Thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 21:10
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
Looking for a good digital vernier caliper

Looking to upgrade to a digital vernier caliper, can you recommend one?

Needs to be smooth when slid, accurate, measure up to 5-6 inches, choice of metric and imperial reading, measure internal...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By macafee2
or the exhaust shield has torn and the bolts...

or the exhaust shield has torn and the bolts still hold part of the shield but the rest has torn away.

Mine had torn and so I braced them and used rivets with washers on the other side of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By macafee2
I make 4, 5 and 9 from some metal sheet I have....

I make 4, 5 and 9 from some metal sheet I have. Perhaps I should start a little business :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 18:01
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By macafee2
gggrrrr yes 27 sorry and thank you. I have...

gggrrrr yes 27 sorry and thank you. I have amended op.

It was just a friction fit and yes, crushed it and put a split in it.
It runs inside a needle roller. 826 is a left handed thread and...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By macafee2
when DIY goes wrong

You will need to refer to this diagram
https://www.mtmc.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=88627&strReferer=search&PPGR=0 (https://www.mtmc.co.uk/Product.aspx?ProductID=88627&strReferer=search&PPGR=0)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 09:48
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By macafee2
FBH - get it while you can

For those with FBH, check the dozing pump bracket as they are prone to rusting away. May be worth picking up part of the bracket as a spare. item 9 https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001590...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 09:12
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By macafee2
that colour Blue looks very goon on a Tourer,...

that colour Blue looks very goon on a Tourer, looks a very nice car

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 09:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
I'm an odd ball and sad... don't hold back :D ...

I'm an odd ball and sad... don't hold back :D

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 08:51
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
Brian, thank you for the link, just been and...

Brian, thank you for the link, just been and viewed it. perhaps I'm just tight, that's more then I want to pay for a pump but if needs must. £20 is more my kind of price :)


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 08:47
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
Brian, at the moment I have no idea what the...

Brian,
at the moment I have no idea what the problem is. The FBH shuts down at 2 minutes 6 seconds or there abouts. I have moved the pcb to a working FBH and still it wont fire up. I don't want to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 21:35
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
Query about a FBH water pump

Is it possible to fit a separate water pump to use with a webasto FBH if the pump on my FBH has gone faulty?

spares seem very expensive compared to the price of a second hand unit.
This car...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 18:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
??? macafee2

???

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By macafee2
I think these have been suggested in a previous...

I think these have been suggested in a previous thread or two
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-Rover-Discovery-DIN-4-75mm-Flare-3-16-Copper-Brake-Pipe-Line-Repair-Kit/362172180875...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 19:52
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By macafee2
be careful when removing the parcel shelf not to...

be careful when removing the parcel shelf not to pull any wires off of the rear screen

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 19:51
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By macafee2
so they want to privitsie part of BT

THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL THREAD PLEASE DO NOT TURN IT INTO ONE. IT IS ABOUT THE CWU.

Apparently if a certain party gets elected they say they will privatise part of BT. The CWU, Communication...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 19:45
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By macafee2
that would be so funny watching it disappear at a...

that would be so funny watching it disappear at a set of lights. would leave people feeling embarrassed

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 10:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
warning from another forum

on another forum a belong to I've been given a warning.
I had raised a thread no general chat section. I had seen the section title but had mistakenly thought the sub sections were the topics it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 08:52
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By macafee2
me neither, no idea what so ever. I do them up...

me neither, no idea what so ever. I do them up with my fingers until I can no longer turn them and then use a spanner. Sometimes the nipple has just gone stiff and a spanner turns the nipple a few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By macafee2
Nice to work through the problems sorting them...

Nice to work through the problems sorting them out as you go and even better when your work results in a working fix. The FBH on a diesel is such a brilliant add on.
What was wrong with the old FBH?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 22:20
Replies: 59
Views: 2,530
Posted By macafee2
if we are talking this part I do wonder if it is...

if we are talking this part I do wonder if it is easier to drop the exhaust and braces and remove the sub frame.
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 19:58
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
last night

went to see a Queen Tribute band, One night with Queen.

I cant recall the first song but that and Bohemian Rhapsody were not good but the rest were fine. If you like Queen they are worth...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 17:17
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By macafee2
what is happening to the clutch pedal? Does it go...

what is happening to the clutch pedal? Does it go to floor, does it spring back up?
part of your OP matches with a failed master cylinder, the pedal staying part down and lurching when started in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:32
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By macafee2
This does not seem to record speed or sound and I...

This does not seem to record speed or sound and I would question night vision.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:30
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By macafee2
I have a Nextbase 512GW. Video quality is not as...

I have a Nextbase 512GW. Video quality is not as good as my Go Pro but the Go Pro is a lot more expensive.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 11:53
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By macafee2
Was my assessment based on the picture correct? ...

Was my assessment based on the picture correct?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 00:19
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By macafee2
not sure why but thank you :) macafee2

not sure why but thank you :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 15:14
Replies: 21
Views: 1,412
Posted By macafee2
well done macafee2

well done

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 13:23
Replies: 14
Views: 535
Posted By macafee2
opps mis understood OP so I have deleted my reply

opps mis understood OP so I have deleted my reply
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 13:18
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By macafee2
looking at the surrounding pictures I did wonder...

looking at the surrounding pictures I did wonder if seller was a breaker but no Brian, I was not anticipating such a reply :)
Nevertheless a car tied down to a transporter does not give me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 09:04
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By macafee2
Do pictures inspire confidence

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-ESTATE/123973136122?hash=item1cdd5feefa:g:M~MAAOSw5K5dyq1h (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-ESTATE/123973136122?hash=item1cdd5feefa:g:M~MAAOSw5K5dyq1h)

...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 22:18
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By macafee2
Bad news. Are you allowed to find alternative...

Bad news. Are you allowed to find alternative work for those 3 weeks?
Good luck

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 10:59
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By macafee2
I wonder how many people use it, I cant recall...

I wonder how many people use it, I cant recall the last time I did. Smart phones and computers provide the information

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 23:05
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By macafee2
just done a google search for vehicle body repair...

just done a google search for vehicle body repair jobs Keighley
I hope this is of use https://www.indeed.co.uk/Vehicle-Bodyshop-jobs-in-Keighley

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 23:02
Replies: 20
Views: 981
Posted By macafee2
I am sorry to hear about redundancy it cant be...

I am sorry to hear about redundancy it cant be nice when it is forced upon you. I wish the both of you the very best.

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 12th November 2019, 22:38
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By macafee2
Blue ZT? Tourer Totton by-pass

Attractive woman came up quickly behind me in a Blue ZT? Tourer this morning.:eek:
May have turned off for the M271.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 22:35
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By macafee2
Red Bull have gone back to Wings

I thought Red Bull had done away with using Wings in their adverts and used Wiings instead, two i's.
I seem to think it was about people really thinking or Red Bull were worried people may think,...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 21:35
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By macafee2
also ambulance and fire crews see a fair bit of...

also ambulance and fire crews see a fair bit of death.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By macafee2
congrats, many newer cars fail so we owners must...

congrats, many newer cars fail so we owners must be doing something right

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2019, 00:41
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
post 1 and 5 seem to be different pat numbers. ...

post 1 and 5 seem to be different pat numbers.

macafee2
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