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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2019, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By marinabrian
Easiest way is to buy something like this LINK...

Easiest way is to buy something like this LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 23:23
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By marinabrian
Consett is in the south :p:

Consett is in the south :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 20:57
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By marinabrian
Prefer it to the Jag then :icon_lol:

Prefer it to the Jag then :icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 20:20
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Brilliant Mike, saves me annoying Mrs MB any...

Brilliant Mike, saves me annoying Mrs MB any further as I have turned the house upside down looking for the three I have left in the packet.

XPart don't have the drawing for it either :getmecoat:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 20:14
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By marinabrian
Headlight are not sealed units and if you need to...

Headlight are not sealed units and if you need to open them up for repair, you will need a cardboard box large enough to fit the headlight in, and then cut a hole in the box to insert a hairdryer.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2019, 20:00
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By marinabrian
I thought I'd replied Simon, sorry I don't have...

I thought I'd replied Simon, sorry I don't have any remote PCB in stock, however I can generate the barcode for any secondhand ones you may have, or can get ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2019, 23:27
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By marinabrian
Pete, make sure it doesn't have a Freelander ECM...

Pete, make sure it doesn't have a Freelander ECM fitted ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 21:35
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By marinabrian
Buy a petrol, no stupid FBH needed.......job...

Buy a petrol, no stupid FBH needed.......job jobbed :smiley:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 20:20
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
There are lots of things I like about the R40,...

There are lots of things I like about the R40, and lots I loath......the ZT daily is a tool nothing more than that, and I don't like the car.

Coupled with the fact it has more clutch judder than a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 19:57
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
By decent car, I mean my 416 tourer back on the...

By decent car, I mean my 416 tourer back on the road after the winter..........I can't wait K series turbo goodness :drool4:

I've had enough of the crappy quality parts on the R40

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 16:37
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Took the ZT for MOT :icon_cry: I'm looking...

Took the ZT for MOT :icon_cry:

I'm looking forward to getting a decent car for a change next :xmas-smiley-008:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 01:48
Replies: 129
Views: 7,405
Posted By marinabrian
Well the saga for me comes to an end, I went into...

Well the saga for me comes to an end, I went into the bank and paid the fine 59 euros...........nope the bank has cocked it up :duh:

So after a week or so of tooing and froing to the bank, various...
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd December 2019, 23:29
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By marinabrian
I'm sure I saw one in the hen's teeth section of...

I'm sure I saw one in the hen's teeth section of Unobtainium Bazaar while I was browsing last week :icon_lol:

Best of luck

Brian :xmas-smiley-040:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 23:20
Replies: 81
Views: 6,423
Posted By marinabrian
I wonder how my MOT will go...

I wonder how my MOT will go tomorrow............must see if there is a car wash open on the way back from the barbers :icon_lol:

Brian :innocent:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 19:55
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, I had a 405 estate as a company car some 20+...

Yes, I had a 405 estate as a company car some 20+ years ago, and I not once had to do anything but put fuel in and blow the tyres up from time to time :getmecoat:

Anyway back to reality, I'm going...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 18:54
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By marinabrian
It gets better Dave, I went into the bank branch...

It gets better Dave, I went into the bank branch on the 20th to pay the speeding fine, specifically as I wanted to make sure it was paid by the 29th.

The money has not been debited from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 10:41
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By marinabrian
Morning you old Mackem get,hope all is well with...

Morning you old Mackem get,hope all is well with you :xmas-smiley-008:

Contrary to the advice not to replace the water pump, it is folly not to do so once you have it pulled down.

It's not as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 01:43
Replies: 49
Views: 1,352
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, two lolly sticks as a splint no doubt...

Yes, two lolly sticks as a splint no doubt :icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2019, 18:37
Replies: 49
Views: 1,352
Posted By marinabrian
Aye, whatever :girl5: Brian :D

Aye, whatever :girl5:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By marinabrian
It is most likely a poor connection to the sensor...

It is most likely a poor connection to the sensor on the fuel filter head ;)

Unplug it and reconnect a couple of times, this should cure the problem :xmas-smiley-008:

Brian :D
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 2nd December 2019, 01:05
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By marinabrian
And I can't remember the last time I posted here,...

And I can't remember the last time I posted here, but dedgud's car is now operational once more :xmas-smiley-008:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 18:12
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
Fit a new set of points and condenser, then use a...

Fit a new set of points and condenser, then use a dwell meter, followed by a strobe lamp to set the timing.

Finally top up the dashpot on the SU, and you're good to go, for 560,000 miles...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 17:50
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By marinabrian
It's a Toyota, so will be an excellent reliable...

It's a Toyota, so will be an excellent reliable car to loan to your son once the ashtray is full on the Mondeo :icon_rolleyes:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 17:42
Replies: 12
Views: 605
Posted By marinabrian
I got pulled over in the 214 just before I laid...

I got pulled over in the 214 just before I laid it up, one of the 5W capless wedge bulbs in the back light was a bit dim.

Upon inspection, the bulb still worked despite having silvered inside.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 13:54
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By marinabrian
Am I completely alone in drop link luck? I've...

Am I completely alone in drop link luck? I've managed almost 100k and five years, having paid an astronomical £13 delivered for the pair :getmecoat:

I took the boots off, and articulated CV grease...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 13:51
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By marinabrian
I made aluminium washers from an old ECM casing,...

I made aluminium washers from an old ECM casing, to avoid accelerated electrolytic corrosion however pan menders are just as good ;)

It's not the worst I've seen :cool:

Brian :D

P.S. your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 06:37
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By marinabrian
The large diameter part of the boot is secured...

The large diameter part of the boot is secured with a spring clip wound around the groove of the boot, these are normally rusted to hell, and can be teased off with a small screwdriver ;)

Even...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 06:01
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, I use exhaust assembly paste on the joint...

Yes, I use exhaust assembly paste on the joint Simon :)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 05:59
Replies: 49
Views: 1,352
Posted By marinabrian
As a Christmas gift to a special person perhaps...

As a Christmas gift to a special person perhaps ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 22:24
Replies: 49
Views: 1,352
Posted By marinabrian
Yeah, scrap it off your Revship, the ashtray must...

Yeah, scrap it off your Revship, the ashtray must be full with empty fag packets inside :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2019, 20:44
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By marinabrian
I've used Mikalor clamps on exhausts for years...

I've used Mikalor clamps on exhausts for years without issue, and further more you can separate the pipework if required unlike using U bolt type clamps, which distort the tube ;)

Much cheaper...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 20:35
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By marinabrian
Nah, it was clashed in by a right old bodger in a...

Nah, it was clashed in by a right old bodger in a couple of hours on the driveway New Years eve 2018 :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 20:29
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By marinabrian
Do not buy the three part clutch supplied by...

Do not buy the three part clutch supplied by Rimmer Bros under the part number ZUA001321, 11 months in and it's juddering like a pig.

Oh and I replaced the flywheel too, which is an LUK item, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2019, 20:21
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
Not all of the time though Mike ;) Marina...

Not all of the time though Mike ;)


Marina :gorgeous:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 20:18
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, and as I recall did we both not own...

Yes, and as I recall did we both not own identical broken diesels at the same time :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2019, 20:16
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
Good stuff Keith, glad to hear you like :cool: ...

Good stuff Keith, glad to hear you like :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 20:13
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By marinabrian
Exactly Dave ;) Brian :D

Exactly Dave ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 10:28
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By marinabrian
Broken down probably :getmecoat: Brian :D

Broken down probably :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 23:43
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By marinabrian
If it's any consolation, the turbo will be fine,...

If it's any consolation, the turbo will be fine, and the blocked PCV filter will have caused the oiliness around the back of the engine.

At least you know how it comes apart ;)

My first diesel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 20:30
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By marinabrian
It's amazing really the amount of suspect advice...

It's amazing really the amount of suspect advice going on here.

The PCV filter should have been removed when the car started burning oil, the chances are there is nothing wrong with the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 19:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Just scrap it Mike, I'm sure a Marina is exactly...

Just scrap it Mike, I'm sure a Marina is exactly what you need instead........the "Empress" in fact ;)


Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2019, 00:10
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By marinabrian
I've just done one this evening, and it took less...

I've just done one this evening, and it took less than 10 minutes.......admittedly the arm was off already, and the centre belted out.

So, if the bolt securing the upper arm is seized, chop...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 23:34
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By marinabrian
That is horrible, neither shape nor make. If...

That is horrible, neither shape nor make.

If I were to be paying that amount to buy a 75, I'd want the interior to match, and not be sitting on the worst looking aftermarket wheels of all time.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 17:30
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
And after a bit of jiggery...

And after a bit of jiggery pokery................................

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80705&stc=1&d=1574958209
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 17:16
Replies: 44
Views: 2,462
Posted By marinabrian
I would suggest not at all ;)

I would suggest not at all ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By marinabrian
Yes it can Mike, I've managed well enough for...

Yes it can Mike, I've managed well enough for many years after all ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 09:41
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By marinabrian
OP has a T4, and I've replied to his PM ;) ...

OP has a T4, and I've replied to his PM ;)

One of his key remotes is faulty, the other is probably being compromised by having one of the switches pressed........normally the unlock button, after...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 00:14
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Completely unnecessary, why on earth didn't you...

Completely unnecessary, why on earth didn't you give me a shout Andrew :duh:

I could have saved you two hours labour, and further to that you could have had it fixed while you wait, without...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2019, 20:06
Replies: 44
Views: 2,462
Posted By marinabrian
You can ask again in six months time ;) ...

You can ask again in six months time ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2019, 20:04
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By marinabrian
Better off sourcing a decent block John, the 1400...

Better off sourcing a decent block John, the 1400 ones are generally better, then drilling and tapping the oil drain for the turbo.

Once annealed, the blocks are basically scrap, and shimming the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 22:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By marinabrian
However if the ZT fails it's upcoming MOT,...

However if the ZT fails it's upcoming MOT, then.............no no no no :duh:

Brian :D


P.S. I'd be in the market for something I don't need to spend a lot of time underneath :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 22:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By marinabrian
Can you not get a classic policy Simon, based on...

Can you not get a classic policy Simon, based on the age of the car?

I would have quite happily rehomed Bones, however I don't think the purists would have approved of a 250BHP 1800T manual...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 22:26
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By marinabrian
Wow MASSIVE picture alert.......so who raided the...

Wow MASSIVE picture alert.......so who raided the reduced to clear Fablon basket at B&Q then Roger :shrug:

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191125/72fa1b8569212bfda2d3f1fb8eb23de2.jpg

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2019, 19:38
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
That will teach you to live in France I suppose...

That will teach you to live in France I suppose :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2019, 23:10
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By marinabrian
It would indeed, however something like this...

It would indeed, however something like this would be fine too ;)

LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2019, 22:13
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By marinabrian
It's molybdenum disulphide grease (CV Joint...

It's molybdenum disulphide grease (CV Joint grease) ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 22:12
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
In that case proceed as follows Jon......... ...

In that case proceed as follows Jon.........

Fit the bushes to the arms, using a water based lubricant such as swarfega or liquid soap, don't use washing up liquid, as this contains salt.

Now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2019, 18:39
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By marinabrian
Nice, I wondered what Frosty would look like with...

Nice, I wondered what Frosty would look like with orange ones fitted Steve :bowdown:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2019, 18:37
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Filled the boot with rubble, and headed to the...

Filled the boot with rubble, and headed to the tip :eek:

Then settled down to frabble on with household chores, and fixed a knackered DDE4 :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By marinabrian
Just checked my files, and the ones I linked to...

Just checked my files, and the ones I linked to have a coil wire diameter of 14.26mm and a free length of 260mm

The old springs (original) removed from the wife's car, had a free length of 250mm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 17:25
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Jon, I suggest you take a look HERE...

Jon, I suggest you take a look HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2252421&postcount=2) ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 17:19
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By marinabrian
Here you go Dougie, order two of these ;) ...

Here you go Dougie, order two of these ;)

LINK (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-RKB101421?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI59bbkJ-D5gIVjbTtCh3B2AK1EAQYASABEgJVHvD_BwE)

They come with the isolators fitted which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2019, 09:02
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By marinabrian
Well I've done it the other way, after upgrading...

Well I've done it the other way, after upgrading to an 1800 from a V6, so yes it's possible ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 22:02
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
I'm surprised the pikeys haven't chopped it up...

I'm surprised the pikeys haven't chopped it up and weighed it in :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2019, 21:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By marinabrian
Hi John, it was a RHD drivers memory seat that I...

Hi John, it was a RHD drivers memory seat that I converted to LHD spec.

I did reply on this thread, take a look by clicking on the LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 21:13
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Good man :bowdown:

Good man :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 21:01
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Hello, can anyone help, I'm after a Maestro fuel...

Hello, can anyone help, I'm after a Maestro fuel tank sender :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2019, 14:27
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
And nor do you need any Andrew ;) Brian :D

And nor do you need any Andrew ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2019, 14:25
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By marinabrian
These look canny Jon, and I'd be happy to fit...

These look canny Jon, and I'd be happy to fit these to my own car.....

LINK...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2019, 13:51
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By marinabrian
They're handed Jon ;) Brian :D

They're handed Jon ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 09:30
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Andy Capp wasn't a scouser either, he was from...

Andy Capp wasn't a scouser either, he was from Hartlepool ;)

http://www.hhtandn.org/bundles/home/uploads/images/images/4125/andy-capp-statue_medium.jpg

A bit of useless knowledge for you Rich...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 00:12
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Fixed the numberplate light PCB, and fitted some...

Fixed the numberplate light PCB, and fitted some horrible LED festoon bulbs, as I didn't have anything else I could use :duh:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2019, 00:06
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By marinabrian
Spice......:getmecoat: Brown browness of...

Spice......:getmecoat:

Brown browness of brown, alright in 50% doses :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2019, 00:04
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
My view is simple, the original parts will have...

My view is simple, the original parts will have long since gone, and the replacements will be sourced from the far east more than likely, so will be the same regardless of what is said about them...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 21:12
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Both bushes, or both pairs on both cars :p: ...

Both bushes, or both pairs on both cars :p:

Slowcoach :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 21:10
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By marinabrian
Mine arrived as the bare arms, however I had...

Mine arrived as the bare arms, however I had replaced the rear bushes on the wife's car some four or five years previously, so I reused them as they were still perfectly serviceable (Unipart, not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 21:02
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Ian has hit the nail on the head :bowdown: ...

Ian has hit the nail on the head :bowdown:

It is the angle that the ball pin enters the hub which determines the ease of which it passes into the hub.

The reduced diameter section of the ball...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 20:56
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
It is not a wiring fault Keith, it is the CANBUS...

It is not a wiring fault Keith, it is the CANBUS controller within the ECM at fault, there were a batch of NNN100692 ECM produced by Bosch and fitted to 1M model year cars with a variant of IC which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 20:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Well I'm an angel compared to some :eek:

Well I'm an angel compared to some :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 20:25
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Flowers for Flo........that'll keep ah sweet ! ...

Flowers for Flo........that'll keep ah sweet !

Gawd, could you imagine having a cartoon strip character tattooed on your arm :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 08:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By marinabrian
Yours are the type I've just ordered Jennie ;) ...

Yours are the type I've just ordered Jennie ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 23:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By marinabrian
I'm sure I will be Bob, after all the ones fitted...

I'm sure I will be Bob, after all the ones fitted to Mrs MB's Freelander are fine after 20 years :cool:

They are of course orange........I might have to try them in to see what they look like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 22:44
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Nightfire Red 420GSi Tourer ;) Brian :D

Nightfire Red 420GSi Tourer ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 21:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By marinabrian
Guess what I've just bought :eek: ...

Guess what I've just bought :eek:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 21:27
Replies: 39
Views: 1,498
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, it's a car not a museum piece. I don't...

Yes, it's a car not a museum piece.

I don't particularly like the ZT, for me it's a tool and nothing more.

I've never gelled with this car, and it's certainly not a patch on the car it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By marinabrian
It is a faulty slave cylinder, I've heard of this...

It is a faulty slave cylinder, I've heard of this before.

What brand of clutch kit was installed, and was it carried out without the subframe being removed I wonder.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 20:51
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By marinabrian
Mk1 side repeaters look so much better Bob, I...

Mk1 side repeaters look so much better Bob, I think I may obtain some for the ZT and Frosty :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 20:49
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By marinabrian
The lower track control arms will last the...

The lower track control arms will last the longest, the bushes will be the first to fail ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 18:43
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By marinabrian
The ECM isn't communicating with the EATCU on the...

The ECM isn't communicating with the EATCU on the CANBUS, either the ECM is defective (likely) or the wiring is defective (unlikely)

I can test the ECM no problem at all if you want to rule it out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 19:35
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By marinabrian
It sounds like the spring "fingers" inside the...

It sounds like the spring "fingers" inside the female part of the coupling may have been damaged during the initial connection of the master to the slave.

If the OP still has the old slave, take a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 19:29
Replies: 28
Views: 925
Posted By marinabrian
TRW were the original manfacturers, I fitted a...

TRW were the original manfacturers, I fitted a pair of these to the wife's car last year, also from Autodoc in Germany, and they're spot on.

Under no circumstances would I pay Rimmer prices for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
https://www.kindigit.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/1...

https://www.kindigit.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/39_GM_Futurliner_Header_2100x992.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 23:23
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
So if you are replacing the arm and bush as a...

So if you are replacing the arm and bush as a "unit", to avoid difficulty in refitting the bush housing bolts, simply defer fitting the outboard ball joint into the swivel hub until the M14 bolts...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 21:29
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
I could see myself tooling about in...

I could see myself tooling about in that...........bet you could too :drool4:

Bri :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 20:55
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80577&stc=1&d=1574193284
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 20:15
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By marinabrian
Use a small claw hammer Ian ;) Brian :D

Use a small claw hammer Ian ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 20:12
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
No it was the local Shell...

No it was the local Shell (https://find.shell.com/gb/fuel/12657339-tyneside-autoparc) filling station Dave.

I don't mind Morrisons fuel, it's supplied by Texaco ;)

Anyhoo today I washed the ZT,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 20:07
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By marinabrian
No the Rover 25/45 one is not interchangeable,...

No the Rover 25/45 one is not interchangeable, I've tried and you cannot configure them with T4 .........John at Blaydon will have good tested ones for £30.

That's where I bought mine for the last...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 18:51
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Great to hear you got sorted out Simone......I...

Great to hear you got sorted out Simone......I bet it's a lot nicer to drive too :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2019, 18:50
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
[/QUOTE] Hmm, 740 mile round...

[/QUOTE]

Hmm, 740 mile round trip..........err no I don't think so Chris, not this evening anyway :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 00:23
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
The first result of fitting the undertray was an...

The first result of fitting the undertray was an "Idea", so after fitting a new offside dipped beam bulb it was off to the garage to fill up.

£72.56 and exactly 55 litres of fuel, off I goes to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 22:27
Replies: 59
Views: 2,443
Posted By marinabrian
Indeed, for me working on the car is a nice form...

Indeed, for me working on the car is a nice form of relaxation.

When I don't have a customer who is looking at lost production in multiples of thousands of pounds per hour, breathing down my neck,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By marinabrian
Ian it is superb quality, that tool is now just...

Ian it is superb quality, that tool is now just over 18 years old, used almost daily, and as accurate as the day I bought it.

I know this as I had it recertified last week :cool:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 21:46
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By marinabrian
It's spot on for accuracy and reliability Ian,...

It's spot on for accuracy and reliability Ian, I've one just like it ;)

I have Moore and Wright, and believe it or not the Mitutoyo is also made in the UK.

It's certainly better than the tat...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
This is the first time the car has had an...

This is the first time the car has had an undertray fitted in over five years John, the original one which had always lived behind my shed, went with the duotone when that went overseas to live with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 20:49
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Fitted an undertray to the ZT :eek::eek::eek: ...

Fitted an undertray to the ZT :eek::eek::eek:

It's an experiment nothing more, I wish to prove a point to myself that these have no bearing on fuel consumption or cabin noise.

I have my data...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 00:25
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By marinabrian
Yeah, I had to sadly put away my vest top last...

Yeah, I had to sadly put away my vest top last week :(

Tee shirt to prevent cold shoulders now I'm afraid :D

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 23:35
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By marinabrian
Hopefully Gary, I have to say I've not had any...

Hopefully Gary, I have to say I've not had any issues in the past, and I was concerned enough to measure the latest roll I bought (about six weeks back) on the basis of what you'd found.

So where...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 22:39
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By marinabrian
If it's very very vital you have a working FBH,...

If it's very very vital you have a working FBH, and I must admit even in the coldest reaches of northern England, mine hasn't fired up since last week due to the ambient not have fallen below 5 deg,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 22:01
Replies: 42
Views: 2,035
Posted By marinabrian
I shall clarify a couple of points if I may...

I shall clarify a couple of points if I may Simon, in the interest of preventing confusion.

There is a facility within the SA string of ZCS coding to differentiate between there being a two or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 21:40
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By marinabrian
I wonder if you got a duff batch of pipe Gary,...

I wonder if you got a duff batch of pipe Gary, I've just measured the last lot I used........

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80542&stc=1&d=1574022772

I've found...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 21:03
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, orange wire too :D

Lol, orange wire too :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 20:55
Replies: 24
Views: 1,441
Posted By marinabrian
Hi John, I used a RHD memory seat, stripped off...

Hi John, I used a RHD memory seat, stripped off the cushions, then mounted the motors on the opposite side, and fitted the mounting for the seat belt pretensioner on the opposite side also.

The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 20:00
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By marinabrian
I suppose you use new bolts each time too Simon?,...

I suppose you use new bolts each time too Simon?, I know I do, and I have the necessary crowfoot adaptor to allow for the application of the correct torque, and also calculate the allowances for not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 16:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By marinabrian
I wondered what had caused this Dave :cool: ...

I wondered what had caused this Dave :cool:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80484&stc=1&d=1573762876

Super speedy Gonzales :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 13:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By marinabrian
You couldn't pay me to deal with that crook,...

You couldn't pay me to deal with that crook, another chancer who can't lie straight in bed.

As Dawn says, best avoided at all costs ;)

Brian :cool:
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 20:49
Replies: 32
Views: 1,216
Posted By marinabrian
It would appear that Chris has already done so ;)...

It would appear that Chris has already done so ;)

A drop test will weed out a tired battery, however as the battery is only 18 months old, I wold suggest it would be prudent to get it changed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 14:47
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By marinabrian
Wait until you have the back end reassembled...

Wait until you have the back end reassembled Simon ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 00:55
Replies: 111
Views: 157,404
Posted By marinabrian
It is an airbag dummy load, it is used to replace...

It is an airbag dummy load, it is used to replace the airbag for diagnostic purposes.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 23:14
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
I absolutely could not agree more This child...

I absolutely could not agree more

This child has ASD, this condition will make the behaviour of the individual focused to the point of obsession, and they find it extremely difficult to relate to...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 08:42
Replies: 41
Views: 621
Posted By marinabrian
Happy Birthday bud ! All the best from your...

Happy Birthday bud !

All the best from your other family in Newcastleshire upon Sea

Bri :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 01:28
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
My dog Alfie was less than impressed with the...

My dog Alfie was less than impressed with the puddle he stepped into at my local nature reserve........poor soul :(
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 01:00
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
I'm looking forward to throwing off the shackles,...

I'm looking forward to throwing off the shackles, aren't you :shrug:

I have my rattan smock at the ready, along with my wooden clogs, and step through bicycle.

Recently I've turned my garden...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 22:01
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
I understand you have already had your car done,...

I understand you have already had your car done, however the problem being Martin, how would Andrew get his car to be treated without driving it on salted roads?

If the temperature has dropped...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Replaced this spiffy intercooler hose on the ZT ...

Replaced this spiffy intercooler hose on the ZT



https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80484&stc=1&d=1573762876

Then T4'd a nice low mileage 75 to see if I could...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 21:15
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By marinabrian
ecm diagram for Ian

A valuable addition to your modern lifestyle, see the attached diagram
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 09:16
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By marinabrian
I take it he's the west Midlands version of...

I take it he's the west Midlands version of "Meerkat" of Saltburn......he really is a prized plum
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 09:14
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By marinabrian
The seller is a breaker of late Rover parts, so...

The seller is a breaker of late Rover parts, so as a breaker he's offering a car for sale rather than splitting it into it's component form where there is more money to be made.

I suggest that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 01:26
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, everything, and I mean everything that...

Andrew, everything, and I mean everything that has been carried out in the past five years, in a misguided attempt to "improve the environment" as their current signs proclaim on the section of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 00:44
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
I am not going to comment about the seven hundred...

I am not going to comment about the seven hundred new houses being built on greenbelt land less than 1/4 of a mile from my front door.

These are being built on drained marshland, the main drains...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:49
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, Newcastle City Council is hell bent on "...

Andrew, Newcastle City Council is hell bent on " green traffic improvement" schemes, reams of badly thought out remodelling of junctions, and unnecessary narrowing of carriageways, and excessive...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:24
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Coded an NNN500340 to the ZT, went indoors for a...

Coded an NNN500340 to the ZT, went indoors for a coffee and afterwards went for a spin.

It had a sticker rather like this :duh:

https://hiluxsurf.co.uk/arev/the-ecu-doctor.gif

I got to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:17
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_9Qu9O8Kx5eQ/SdDXs6ewy-I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_9Qu9O8Kx5eQ/SdDXs6ewy-I/AAAAAAAAAWA/b8Rip_X9284/s1600/flying+bomb+batteries2edit.jpg

Awesome :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:12
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
So the road salt??? Wrong time of year to do...

So the road salt???

Wrong time of year to do this job.......period.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 11:12
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By marinabrian
It's far too late to do it this year, and will...

It's far too late to do it this year, and will cause more harm than good.

I'm sure Dawn used a company who made a nice job though ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 07:56
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By marinabrian
I've no idea who said that, but it's complete...

I've no idea who said that, but it's complete tosh ;)

I've fitted a 75 master to a ZT and vice versa in the past with no ill effect, the 190 is the only variant with a different bore size, and the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2019, 18:31
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By marinabrian
Nope it's can messages failure instrument pack 3....

Nope it's can messages failure instrument pack 3.

The CANBUS controller is NLA for the NNN100692, and as you point out Rimmer Bros is out of stock of these units.

I have one or two NNN100692SR...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 22:58
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
He was just a little bit shocked, I on the other...

He was just a little bit shocked, I on the other hand only just managed to pull him out I was laughing so much :D

Whenever he's been to the beach, or simply plodging, he has never gone deeper than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 22:52
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By marinabrian
Shhhh!! don't let everyone know Nicholas, there...

Shhhh!! don't let everyone know Nicholas, there is only so much coffee one can drink :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 21:55
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Beats an unexpected cool plunge, when the land...

Beats an unexpected cool plunge, when the land ends a little unexpectedly though :getmecoat:

Behold the Great Alphonse looking more like Dumbledore :rofl:

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 21:41
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
And now he gets to play in front of the fire with...

And now he gets to play in front of the fire with his squeaky slimy balls :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 21:09
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By marinabrian
I suspect water in the EWS too ;) Brian :D

I suspect water in the EWS too ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 21:52
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
There you go, I've completed the statement you...

There you go, I've completed the statement you know you wanted to make ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By marinabrian
I recommend not bothering with a sandblast...

I recommend not bothering with a sandblast cabinet, unless you have a huge compressor.

These are hugely air hungry, and at a minimum for a media cabinet of the size of the one linked to, you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 19:38
Replies: 29
Views: 3,410
Posted By marinabrian
I'm asleep :bed:

I'm asleep :bed:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 13:27
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By marinabrian
Use Copaslip, and by that I mean real Copaslip...

Use Copaslip, and by that I mean real Copaslip and not generic "copper grease"

I'm looking forward to seeing the finished results of all of your hard work with this car.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 01:30
Replies: 221
Views: 7,172
Posted By marinabrian
I surely cannot be alone here, surely this is a...

I surely cannot be alone here, surely this is a forum for car enthusiasts, not one for domestic appliances surely :shrug:

Electric cars have no soul, even the likes of the exciting (sic) Tesla.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:33
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By marinabrian
Oh yes, I seem to have not bothered to read the...

Oh yes, I seem to have not bothered to read the post fully :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:13
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By marinabrian
Lol it's about 2 degrees outside, I had a bowl of...

Lol it's about 2 degrees outside, I had a bowl of salted caramel ice cream earlier :drool4:

Mind you a lemon top sounds good, Ronnie what time does "Nice Ice's" close in Sinking Canoe?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:05
Replies: 545
Views: 38,750
Posted By marinabrian
Well as it happens........... :devil:

Well as it happens........... :devil:
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