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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2019, 08:21
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Dawn
I am going to the coast soon. Lots of hilly,...

I am going to the coast soon. Lots of hilly, bendy toads to run it down and slosh it about! Fingers crossed!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 14:43
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Dawn
I dont even know where it is! I assume under the...

I dont even know where it is! I assume under the rear seat but I don't know how to release that either! I'kl see if runni g the fuel down some more does anything first but I am not hopeful. It still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 07:59
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Dawn
I have to be honest it doesnt get filled very...

I have to be honest it doesnt get filled very often to full, but its never taken this long to move when I have. I guess I should take different garage pumps into account and give it awhile longer....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 19:11
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By Dawn
Fuel gauge help - none MGR

So I picked the Toyota Avensis up last Friday from its service, mot and front airbag recall. All seemed well, and I took it and brimmed the tank as I was running low on fuel. The gauge flew up to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 19:05
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Dawn
The postman left me a note, too big for...

The postman left me a note, too big for letterbox, so I am guessing mine arrived too. I can't get it picked up until Sunday and can't wait! Thank you. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 19:28
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By Dawn
Ordered and receipt forwarded! Thank you for...

Ordered and receipt forwarded! Thank you for doing Blue in Paul's name, it means a lot as it was his baby :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 08:17
Replies: 19
Views: 210
Posted By Dawn
Have a great day! May it bring you lots of bling!

Have a great day! May it bring you lots of bling!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 11:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dawn
Well no one except Dave wanted it on here when I...

Well no one except Dave wanted it on here when I posted. And now Dave is getting the same?:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 11:23
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dawn
Try the Rover Facebook groups?

Try the Rover Facebook groups?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 08:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dawn
Errr didn't you have it at £350 ono? And people...

Errr didn't you have it at £350 ono? And people are looking at niggles? Iv'e paid much more and had niggles. If I recall isn't the mot Jan? If so perhaps that isnt helping?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 08:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,398
Posted By Dawn
Its probably the time of year. It was this time...

Its probably the time of year. It was this time of year I sold her and my black one and it was the same. I think near xmas you need the wider audience of Ebay to sell stuff.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 14:25
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Dawn
Yes Vauxhall was bad with my Cavalier. Took it...

Yes Vauxhall was bad with my Cavalier. Took it for a service and they came out to read the checklist they had done to me. Your clutch is fine Miss Bennett.....errr it was automatic! Times they would...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 10:03
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Dawn
Its been an awesome car for its age. Its 13 next...

Its been an awesome car for its age. Its 13 next year and drives a dream. Its the T spirit so a very nice place to be. People say don't go to main dealers, and I normally wouldn't as Iv'e had bad...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 19:00
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By Dawn
Another pass! Yay!

The Avensis passed its mot with no advisories today, and the airbag recall was finally sorted too. Top service from my local dealer. I know the airbag part delay was down to Toyota and the supplier,...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 18:57
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Dawn
I got a bit more used to it today. The hybrid...

I got a bit more used to it today. The hybrid thing was okay after awhile, but the interior was ghastly. The car just wasn't to my taste, I don't really like little cars if I am honest, even without...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 07:57
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Dawn
I collected it in the dark and the gear shift...

I collected it in the dark and the gear shift doesnt even light up. You can't tell if it going or not when you press the button as its silent. In traffic its constantly jerking between electric, fuel...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Dawn
Yuck

So the Avensis has been dropped off for service, mot and recall tomorrow and I have a shiney hybrid loan car. And I hate it. I hate having a button and not a key. I had the constant stop starting and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 08:01
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Dawn
See you at the Nanos! ��

See you at the Nanos! ��
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 08:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By Dawn
I do know other people who have not had good...

I do know other people who have not had good experiences. Some are happy though. If people want to do business with him that is of course their choice. I saved the conversations with him as he...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Dawn
I had the same with a Skoda Octavia a dew years...

I had the same with a Skoda Octavia a dew years ago. 3 years old with dmf failure which is so common throughout the VW/Audi group at the time it was going to take 3 weeks to get one. Should have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 13:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By Dawn
Tom was banned on here because he sold me an...

Tom was banned on here because he sold me an engine that was supposed to be good and was duff. He refused to do anything and came on here accusing me of swapping it and telling lies about him. He...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 09:55
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By Dawn
Could you not rent a cheap garage or pay a local...

Could you not rent a cheap garage or pay a local to use theirs? I know a neighbour of mine once paid a lady pensioner to use her empty garage. She needed the cash and his car was protected. Win win.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 13:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,113
Posted By Dawn
I was banned from a 75 Facebook group simply for...

I was banned from a 75 Facebook group simply for sticking up for myself! An admin who was also a mechanic refused to believe a garage rang me asking me where the sump plug was on my 75. He openly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 11:14
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Dawn
I'm a girl and I wouldn't mind a model truck...

I'm a girl and I wouldn't mind a model truck (although I come from a long line of truckers so that may explain it):getmecoat: hahaha :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 15:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,405
Posted By Dawn
I think he means Ronnie is Mr. Bling? He like's...

I think he means Ronnie is Mr. Bling? He like's the shiney like a magpie, but to be fair so do I!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 15:03
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Dawn
Thanks guys. I suspect I will need to clean again...

Thanks guys. I suspect I will need to clean again next Spring. Been through some deep water in her this week! Still, it will help see what the krown rustproofing is like! :)
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 08:05
Replies: 41
Views: 621
Posted By Dawn
Don't eat too much cake and biscuits!:D ;) ...

Don't eat too much cake and biscuits!:D ;)

Have a great day Andy!
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 08:11
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By Dawn
Its always Xmas this happens �� been there myself...

Its always Xmas this happens �� been there myself a few years back, and being laid off a bit this year. I hope something comes up for you and you can keep your lovely car.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 08:08
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Dawn
Its annoying as my dogs are insured, but I get...

Its annoying as my dogs are insured, but I get lots of "little" bills that are just above the £90 excess! :duh: the Avensis could be the killer. Its cost me a puncture repair and two wipers in the 4...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 07:57
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Dawn
I had mine done with the more unconventional...

I had mine done with the more unconventional Krown rustrproofing in Birmingham. I shall report back after winter but so far so good. It wont last as long as waxoyl but leaves the underside visible...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Dawn
We have some new stuff for Toyota and JCB that...

We have some new stuff for Toyota and JCB that will help but it doesn't kick in until the new year. Hopefully all will be well. Just a bad time to happen as my caravan ground rent bill arrives...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 19:34
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Dawn
Xmas lay off

Well we were told today the factory is closing Dec 13th for 3 weeks as we don't have many orders. The holidays we would have originally been off will be paid, the rest, not. That on top of a £107 vet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 13:31
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Dawn
I spent a bit of time cleaning to make sure the...

I spent a bit of time cleaning to make sure the Krown was going over and muck or salt. Been to work in her in tis rain so will not becas clean now 😂😂
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 08:12
Replies: 10
Views: 898
Posted By Dawn
180? ...

180?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/88195154@N07/48446669966/in/dateposted-public/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/88195154@N07/48446829672/in/dateposted-public/
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 08:02
Replies: 13
Views: 777
Posted By Dawn
My V6 had a catch tank already fitted when I...

My V6 had a catch tank already fitted when I bought it. It was fitted around the same time as a brand new manifold at only 30k! I wonder if the owner was thinking the same thing. Unlike Rich though...
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2019, 12:15
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By Dawn
If I don't get a renewal during November I will...

If I don't get a renewal during November I will go to my local PO then and ask them to do it anyway. It says on the checker they do licenses so fingers crossed! :) Thank you all.
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 08:12
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By Dawn
Driving licence renewal

My photo licence is due very early new year but I am a bit worried with it so close to the holidays. Anyone know how early they send the reminder docs? This is my first renewal and I don't have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 15:30
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Dawn
Is the lamp ass the uprated board? I tried...

Is the lamp ass the uprated board? I tried getting mine to pieces to put just a board in and thought I was going to snap it so abandoned it! Also not sure what you mean by lip spoiler. Would it fit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 19:25
Replies: 64
Views: 2,522
Posted By Dawn
I'm 47. Happy to roll under but I can only really...

I'm 47. Happy to roll under but I can only really do cleaning, wire brushing, painting etc and very minor jobs as I don't have the knowledge, or sometimes strength.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 13:12
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Dawn
Sounds like a sticky solenoid maybe?

Sounds like a sticky solenoid maybe?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 22:07
Replies: 15
Views: 906
Posted By Dawn
A lovely looking car! I can't hear the video very...

A lovely looking car! I can't hear the video very well either. Could it be the infamous manifold death rattle?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 21:44
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Dawn
Good news. My plinth is leaking againn into the...

Good news. My plinth is leaking againn into the boot Arctic supplied a new plinth so need to get it painted when the front bumper is done next year and anothwr job done. Ivkove our quirky old...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th October 2019, 20:37
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dawn
Dont quote me but I think its about a week. ☺...

Dont quote me but I think its about a week. ☺ Contact Julian (jubarelly) and he will talk youvthrough delivery fitting and any other questions!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 17:43
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By Dawn
I took the ZT up the road and gave it some beans...

I took the ZT up the road and gave it some beans in sport mode with the Cataclean in this afternoon. No idea if it did any good but I think I scared myself lol! Bought a nice boot tidy for it from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Dawn
I'd say that's the badge. Looks like its rocking...

I'd say that's the badge. Looks like its rocking horse poop new though!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 14:17
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Dawn
180 Badge query

So I saw a rear "ZT" badge for sale on FB the other day and was thinking of getting one as spare, but then it hit me I also have a small "180" badge below it. I've searched everywhere and can find no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 14:11
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By Dawn
Reading that Tom won't have time in the future...

Reading that Tom won't have time in the future terrifies me. I don't trust anyone else with blue's sills should it ever need doing!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 07:10
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Dawn
Do you mean the little glovebox one? If so there...

Do you mean the little glovebox one? If so there was a chap selling on Facebook. You got the fancy binder, handbook and all the sales leaflets etc just as if it was a new car. I think he had a couple...
Forum: Technology Forum 25th October 2019, 07:08
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Dawn
Hi sync was enabled but when I switched it off...

Hi sync was enabled but when I switched it off and on again they came through! Technology never ceases to amaze me with its weirdness!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 20:01
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Dawn
That's why my car nearly failed - took it nice...

That's why my car nearly failed - took it nice and hot but they parked it up from 2pm to 5.15pm before testing! I think it definitely needs a good blast as well with how its not been used enough.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Dawn
I've seen FB posts about this car - no one will...

I've seen FB posts about this car - no one will give it a chance because of the misfire. My old Conte had exactly the same issue and it was a rear bank coil pack down. This sounds ok for the price...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 24th October 2019, 07:24
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dawn
I have an older Xtrons android and was still...

I have an older Xtrons android and was still amazed what it can do! I still don't know half! Got an OBD reader from Jubs too. Only a tenner and you can see how your motor is running!
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 21:18
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Dawn
Ah I thought there would be a drawback! 1500...

Ah I thought there would be a drawback! 1500 miles would mean 3 packs a year in my Toyora as I do just over 3k. I dont earn enough top line for that lol!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 21:12
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Dawn
My car stood for 2 years and did/does short...

My car stood for 2 years and did/does short trips. I have been advised a blast at low revs with Cataclean in might help. Hust running fuel down enough this week to do it this weekend! ☺
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 12:43
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Dawn
I have a huge distaste for Tesla having made...

I have a huge distaste for Tesla having made components for them for 4 years. This sounds amazing. Brit inventor and Brit classic car marque. I hope they do well! ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 07:05
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By Dawn
They don't stay fixed if they get cold again...

They don't stay fixed if they get cold again though it will start to go again. ��
Forum: Technology Forum 22nd October 2019, 19:07
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Dawn
E-mail suddenly stopped on phone?

Hi, this last week my phone has suddenly stopped dragging my Virgin e-mails through. They appear on my laptop but not phone any more. I haven't touched anything. It's a Samsung. Anyone got any ideas?
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 12:42
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Dawn
Well they just rang to say they dont have the...

Well they just rang to say they dont have the part so cancelled. So much for dangerous lol!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2019, 18:14
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Dawn
Wow! Great show of cars! I was supposed to be at...

Wow! Great show of cars! I was supposed to be at my caravan but late landing car parts meant I was getting a job done on the ZT instead! Look forwards to being back for a few meets next year! ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2019, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Dawn
Hi Sadly sill panels were never made. There...

Hi

Sadly sill panels were never made. There are some nasty ones on Euro Ebay but the consensus is they don't fit and are hard to weld as galvanized. I can highly recommend a panel beater in...
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2019, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Dawn
Mine is a 57 reg but its only done 42k. Lovely...

Mine is a 57 reg but its only done 42k. Lovely car. Just doesn't seem to like airbags! :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 11:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Dawn
Hi it was me who posted the name. ☺ Chris...

Hi it was me who posted the name. ☺ Chris Marshall fitted my drop links this morning and I can tell you he is a lovely bloke who loves to natter about our cars. He actually cares so you should get a...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 19th October 2019, 08:41
Replies: 47
Views: 4,178
Posted By Dawn
Jubs also does a great fitting and set up...

Jubs also does a great fitting and set up service! I can higjly recommend him too! ☺
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2019, 08:37
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Dawn
Yes he said its passenger side so I guess its the...

Yes he said its passenger side so I guess its the same part! I am still using it as I don't have front passengers except rare occasions my mate comes over!
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2019, 20:19
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Dawn
Airbags :(

Got a call this afternoon out of the blue from the Toyota dealer who looks after my daily. They want my Avensis back in ASAP for an airbag recall. I'm due an MOT and service in 5 weeks, but they said...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Dawn
Thanks Brian! :)

Thanks Brian! :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:00
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Dawn
Checked and its the same phone number, so same...

Checked and its the same phone number, so same peeps. Have you heard of them using the co.uk site then? :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By Dawn
AK Motorsport/MG-Rover.com

I have never heard of these before but seen an item on their site I'd like. Are they well known and okay to purchase from?

Thanks

Dawn :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 07:32
Replies: 38
Views: 1,647
Posted By Dawn
I literally cried back in 2005 when my Cav came...

I literally cried back in 2005 when my Cav came back with welding like that. Suffice to say I had it redone. But I think it depends on what you think of the car and your use of it. If its a quick fix...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 18:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,063
Posted By Dawn
There's a guy in Derby doing them for £350 I...

There's a guy in Derby doing them for £350 I think it was - not sure how much he charges normally but he posted in a Rover FB group its an offer to celebrate bigger, new premises. Marshall...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 21:33
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By Dawn
Wow! Totally love that! I like the cloth interior...

Wow! Totally love that! I like the cloth interior that colour! Spiffy! ☺
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2019, 18:46
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By Dawn
I brush painted my calipers. No primer, just...

I brush painted my calipers. No primer, just cleaned first. Looks really good with no brush lines and not messy like spraying.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 22:03
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Dawn
As mine is a 2nd car I can get classic woth Peter...

As mine is a 2nd car I can get classic woth Peter Best. Just renewed 180 ZT for £146 ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2019, 13:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By Dawn
Wow! Can't believe she's gone! :(

Wow! Can't believe she's gone! :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2019, 07:06
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By Dawn
Just a tiny job for me. Fitted a replacement...

Just a tiny job for me. Fitted a replacement eyebrow as we discovered at the last Nano mine was held in with one screw and that fixing was hanging off!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 20:00
Replies: 67
Views: 11,458
Posted By Dawn
I can't come to the last nano Steve, I have to go...

I can't come to the last nano Steve, I have to go close my caravan for winter. It should be ok until March though as it didn't get a warning. Its the rubbers that are starting to look perished.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 18:28
Replies: 67
Views: 11,458
Posted By Dawn
I need to get this done soon. Can't make my mind...

I need to get this done soon. Can't make my mind up with Meyle or try some of the new DMGRS ones. Garage want £60 to fit whichever I buy, though. :(
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 07:12
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Dawn
I have this with the lighter area! Creaks like...

I have this with the lighter area! Creaks like made and if I push it in and out it sometimes stops. Then bump off it goes again! Would silicone do this or is there a better fix? I don't know how it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 19:09
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dawn
He does big rebuilds from chassis Andy. The thing...

He does big rebuilds from chassis Andy. The thing is they can take time and the customer tends to mostly pay at the end. Tom told me these little jobs are the bread and butter that allow him to work...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 18:58
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
Phil I cant find a way to message you ..

Phil I cant find a way to message you ..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 18:56
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By Dawn
When I was younger Hammerite was great. Something...

When I was younger Hammerite was great. Something must have changed as I don't find their products as good. I always clean up with wire brushes on a drill or those ploy wheels first. Here's an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 12:12
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By Dawn
I used the underseal a few years ago on my m2...

I used the underseal a few years ago on my m2 Cavalier and if I am honest I wasn't impressed. The rust simply built yp behind it leaving a bigger mess. I don't think the Hammerite products are as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 12:10
Replies: 22
Views: 1,463
Posted By Dawn
Maybe you could get a decent cover? Mine has...

Maybe you could get a decent cover? Mine has marks etc and a tiny patch of mico blisters on the bonnet. I just polish and no one but me seems to notice! Front bumper has lacquer peel so that will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 11:18
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dawn
That's because its not in this thread! ;)

That's because its not in this thread! ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 11:17
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
Something I had forgotten but Brian's post...

Something I had forgotten but Brian's post reminded me. When Lates did the belts he said the timing had not been correct before. Could this also have caused things to get dirty/clogged?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 10:19
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
Ah I didnt realize there was a difference! The...

Ah I didnt realize there was a difference! The consumption has always been the same before and after the belts. It doesnt bother me. I just wondered if it was part of the emissions thing. I shall...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 09:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dawn
Hi Gaz! Yes Marinabrian said Cataclean too. I'm...

Hi Gaz! Yes Marinabrian said Cataclean too. I'm going to get some :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 08:50
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
No the mpg isnt great. My old V6 did 33mpg on a...

No the mpg isnt great. My old V6 did 33mpg on a run. Best I get anywhere in Blue is 25mpg. Normal travel is only a few miles so it wont get hot enough I guess. I think the last maybe 10 years at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 21:05
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
It was nice and hot when I got there but they...

It was nice and hot when I got there but they were behind and didnt test it for 3 hours. I guess that wouldn't help. And it was the last thing they tested as well. That being said the results on...
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2019, 12:40
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By Dawn
Cat perhaps jumping on it? We have light guards...

Cat perhaps jumping on it? We have light guards on the machines at work and sometimes they trigger for no apparent reason!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 12:32
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
The induction kit has been on since it was 3...

The induction kit has been on since it was 3 years old so not sure if it could be that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dawn
I don't know if I should apologize from the club...

I don't know if I should apologize from the club or to Tom being the first 75 to be repaired by him of mine, but I will say over and over. If you have a rusty bit now, book before it gets worse. Tom...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 21:42
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dawn
Tom is on the Notts/Derby border very near me. If...

Tom is on the Notts/Derby border very near me. If I can help happy to!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 21:16
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dawn
I suggest Tom every time. He's a perfectionist. ☺

I suggest Tom every time. He's a perfectionist. ☺
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 19:01
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
Ah right! I thought I had to boot it and go fast,...

Ah right! I thought I had to boot it and go fast, its auto so I never thought of dropping it down like that, silly woman me! Thank you. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 18:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dawn
Feel ill....

So I took the car for its MOT this afternoon and popped to do some shopping. 3 hours later I went to pick up and they were running late and hadn't started. I got myself so worked up and worried I now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Dawn
MOT emissions help

So the old gal went for her MOT this afternoon and everything was okay except the emissions. She passed but it was VERY close. The MOT guy said its probably with standing those 2 years, and the fact...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Dawn
Ah so this is a new brand to whatcyou normally...

Ah so this is a new brand to whatcyou normally stock? Interested and in some other parts but waiting on my mot before ordering some items in case its a disaster lol!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2019, 07:18
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Dawn
I agree and also disagree with Brian lol. I don't...

I agree and also disagree with Brian lol. I don't like the diesel. Its ok but I find the V6 so much smoother and a nicer sound I dont care about economy or grunt. On the other hand I know from...
Forum: Was it you? 29th September 2019, 13:56
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Dawn
Firefrost mk2 left at Spar shop Winthorpe nr Skegness?

There's a mk2 firefrost saloon outside the Spar at Winthorpe and its either broken down or stolen and abandoned? It's been there at least 2 days with the bonnet popped and the rear window either...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 10:20
Replies: 39
Views: 1,677
Posted By Dawn
Ive bookmarked Autoaid to check on next renewal....

Ive bookmarked Autoaid to check on next renewal. Has anyone actually used their services on a breakdown?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 07:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,677
Posted By Dawn
They really dont want older cars from what I...

They really dont want older cars from what I found..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 06:59
Replies: 39
Views: 1,677
Posted By Dawn
I have found swapping back and forth is the only...

I have found swapping back and forth is the only way to avoid crazy price hikes even with not having a call out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 06:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,289
Posted By Dawn
Hi Mat if I get one how do I fit into the plastic...

Hi Mat if I get one how do I fit into the plastic surround? Is it obvious after the black sticky is removed or more to it? I will be fitting a replacement plinth and would like new innards but unsure...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2019, 12:45
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Dawn
I still only earn basic and am on my own. I cant...

I still only earn basic and am on my own. I cant afford to pay more in or employ a pension advisor. I scrimp and save to do what I do now. I did get a forcast. It gave me the standard rate but then...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2019, 07:55
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Dawn
I am really confused. If SERPS was for high...

I am really confused. If SERPS was for high earners why was I advised to do it on minimum wage? It has lost money and now I will get less pension even with the SERPs added on. I was very young and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 07:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By Dawn
Mike I think you're being a bit negative. I am of...

Mike I think you're being a bit negative. I am of a mind that a true collector is most definitely not going to want the heart ripped out of his Ferrari etc for an electric motor. The car wouldn't be...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2019, 19:06
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By Dawn
I have also been told because I contracted out...

I have also been told because I contracted out with SERPS for a few years I won't get full pension. The thing that REALLY annoys me, is that by the time I retire I will have OVER my full 35 years...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 17:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By Dawn
They wont be banned completely. Imagine the...

They wont be banned completely. Imagine the response from people with Ferraris, Bentleys, Astons, Mclarens, Mercs, Lambos....I could go on and on. Money talks and exceptions for real classics will be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 10:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Dawn
I've saved the link. ☺

I've saved the link. ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 07:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By Dawn
That looks good!

That looks good!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 07:09
Replies: 29
Views: 1,661
Posted By Dawn
At the moment I'd say they are on the brink as...

At the moment I'd say they are on the brink as some shows refuse them. I have been refused twice with my 02. Personally, I think they are a classic, but opinions obviously vary. I get classic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2019, 14:13
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Dawn
I think everyone is being a bit negative. There...

I think everyone is being a bit negative. There will always be classic cars - rich folk like them and many politicians - and that group tend to get what they want. I think I may see the end of petrol...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 16:47
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dawn
The Facebook peeps stripped the rubber off and...

The Facebook peeps stripped the rubber off and started again. They sprayed a rubber type spray on it, but I don't know where the post is to reference. Sorry. :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 16:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Dawn
I had a ZR toot me coming home from the Nano - I...

I had a ZR toot me coming home from the Nano - I see more of them and the 45 than anything! I don't know if its still there, but a couple of weeks ago there was a ZR for sale on the main road into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 15:33
Replies: 45
Views: 2,809
Posted By Dawn
At the end of the day, its just a trim, could you...

At the end of the day, its just a trim, could you not fit a chrome 75 one instead? Or repaint the original? There are people on Facebook had great results doing this.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 07:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Dawn
I'd been wondering about ZT figures. I go to my...

I'd been wondering about ZT figures. I go to my caravan sum 100 miles away every other weekend, and while I still see a lot of 75's I have seen one lone ZT since the East Kirkby meet. Even so I hadnt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2019, 18:52
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
Big thanks to Arctic/Steve. The replacement...

Big thanks to Arctic/Steve. The replacement plinth arrived yesterday. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2019, 18:04
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
Hi Steve Sending you a PM. :)

Hi Steve

Sending you a PM. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2019, 07:02
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
Yes Steve. The outer plastic retainer lug has...

Yes Steve. The outer plastic retainer lug has snapped off on my drivers side and water is going in. Was like it when I got it. We tried sealant at a nano but its come off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 16:16
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
It should be JFV for trophy, but no one has those...

It should be JFV for trophy, but no one has those in stock any more. I may be able to get a new one in LML - which is primer. Hopefully hear back from the dealer tomorrow. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 18:08
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By Dawn
Nano meet today and Jubs fitted my 2nd hand...

Nano meet today and Jubs fitted my 2nd hand Xtrons and an OBD2 reader. I must say I do like the Xtrons unit and all the stuff it does! Big thanks to Jubs for fitting. :) Lots of banter as well, so a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
I thought it was DRC000080LML but wasn't sure as...

I thought it was DRC000080LML but wasn't sure as Google throws a pic of a Rover plinth! LML is a primer version, so will go for that if no one comes up with one in the wanted section. I think I know...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th September 2019, 16:11
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Dawn
Rhodium eyebrow and mk1 plinth wanted

Hi

Got my Xtrons fitted today but it turns out the previous owner had made a bit of a hash of things installing a single din. My rhodium brows lugs are broken. Its stuck back with tape for now,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 15:44
Replies: 50
Views: 2,109
Posted By Dawn
Great morning at the nano. Here are a few pics: ...

Great morning at the nano. Here are a few pics:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/88195154@N07/albums/72157710838637531
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 08:18
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Dawn
Part no

Hi

Does anyone know the part number for the boot plinth/handle on a zt - standard one not spoiler one? The lugs are broken on mine and its leaking? I am worried if I get 2nd hand it will also have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 21:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,227
Posted By Dawn
Phil works for a garage now. There's Lates near...

Phil works for a garage now. There's Lates near Coventry, trikey in Norfolk etc. Theres a map listing traders and t4s pinned. ☺ Plenty of parts to be had too. Trikey, mickeyboy, Dmgrs, jubs for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 19:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dawn
Do you know where it is Andy then? Just curious...

Do you know where it is Andy then? Just curious if its a members! I like my autos lol. Even my Trans Am was. :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 12:31
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dawn
Are any of the V8 ZTs auto?

Are any of the V8 ZTs auto?
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th September 2019, 21:35
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Dawn
Hi That's wonderful! Thank you very much. ☺ ...

Hi

That's wonderful! Thank you very much. ☺

Dawn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 21:21
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Dawn
Mine looked that way, but when investigated both...

Mine looked that way, but when investigated both were as bad. There is padding in the sill that holds water. Tom removes it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 18:50
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dawn
My old V8 Trans Am used to do about the same as...

My old V8 Trans Am used to do about the same as a 2.8 Mk2 Granada which I also had at the time. I thought that was pretty good. Mind you I never booted it.

Dave, the 1.8 NA is thirsty for what...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 18:42
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Dawn
Not sure. Once poked my old 75 had huge sections...

Not sure. Once poked my old 75 had huge sections at the back of the sills that needed cutting out and replacing. Tom charged £100 a side to cut out and make new by hand. He's so good Marinabrian and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 12:28
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Dawn
Tom is the best and very reasonable. ☺

Tom is the best and very reasonable. ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 17:27
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dawn
It's not the running it, its the buying it - they...

It's not the running it, its the buying it - they go for like £8000-£10,000 and I don't have it lol! Minimum wage and on my own means it won't ever happen for me. Hope we see more of yours. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 12:31
Replies: 33
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dawn
I suppose I should have listed one of these in...

I suppose I should have listed one of these in the dream car section. Finances will never allow though. Good luck with yours! ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 19:38
Replies: 11,293
Views: 769,010
Posted By Dawn
Quick wash and polish ready for next week's Nano...

Quick wash and polish ready for next week's Nano then tucked up to keep clean. ☺
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 08:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
Posted By Dawn
Our cars are easier to get parts for than similar...

Our cars are easier to get parts for than similar aged cars with fully running manufacturers. I had an 8 yr old Ford and was often told of NLA spares. And Vauxhalls! I was also once told by Skoda I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2019, 08:36
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Dawn
I am sure I saw this covered awhile ago by one of...

I am sure I saw this covered awhile ago by one of the motoring shows. Not sure if it was Fifth Gear, Top Gear whatever. They used an old Rover to test if they would go off using a stunt man and they...
Forum: Was it you? 7th September 2019, 13:36
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By Dawn
Blue diesel Jacksons Corner Skegness

Very very shiny motor in the sun. Parked on the road at Jacksons corner. Anyone here? Car looks familiar!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 23:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Dawn
I agree. I've had old cars all my life. Had a 82...

I agree. I've had old cars all my life. Had a 82 Granada Ghia and at 8 yrs old Ford pretty much didn't give a toss and spares had already become hard to find for certain objects.

Same with my 82...
Forum: Was it you? 6th September 2019, 17:38
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Dawn
Stows Manor Farm Ingoldmells

On same site as me - dark blue mk1 75 estate AY02 C** anyone here?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 13:59
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By Dawn
I have just been reading a thread about items...

I have just been reading a thread about items that were available. There were no pics. Is there a thread with pics so if I see these things I know they are genuine? Like the first aid kit etc?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 13:16
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Dawn
I have a brand new subframe, rear anti roll bar,...

I have a brand new subframe, rear anti roll bar, trailing arm brackets and bolts all off a car that was on the line never finished. Just my blooming spare arms are Indian:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2019, 10:34
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Dawn
A friend from my mk2 Cav days owns the Sd1 police...

A friend from my mk2 Cav days owns the Sd1 police car from Ashes and the gold mk2 Cav that was Bolly Knickers car hahaha!
Forum: Was it you? 6th September 2019, 10:28
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Dawn
Firefrost/Wragby

Firefrost facelift 75 heading into Wragby Lincs around 7.40pm on 5th Sept? (Last night)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 10:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By Dawn
People are maybe spending on the essentials more?...

People are maybe spending on the essentials more? I have been tempted by some things, even bought a few non essentials but my main priority atvthe moment is mechanics and body. I don't think I will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 09:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Dawn
Ah right! Hopefully wont need them for a long...

Ah right! Hopefully wont need them for a long time but wanted to be sure! Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 07:29
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Dawn
Okay so I am a bit confused re the bushes? If I...

Okay so I am a bit confused re the bushes? If I need my Indian arms fitting and order new bushes they wont fit?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2019, 07:09
Replies: 36
Views: 1,929
Posted By Dawn
I have a new pair of the Indian arms. Did I waste...

I have a new pair of the Indian arms. Did I waste my money or can they fit if fettled? I don't need them right now but dont want ro think I have spares if I don't?
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