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Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 20:03
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Posted By stevestrat
As I said didn't have anything to do with 31s but...

As I said didn't have anything to do with 31s but started and moved one once when I was still a 2nd man. Came on duty for a shed turn to find a 31 parked on its own in of one of the loco stabling...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By stevestrat
Bl00dy Honda! Keep moving the fuel filler.

Bl00dy Honda! Keep moving the fuel filler.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 16:05
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By stevestrat
Get a set of viton "O" rings for the cap just to...

Get a set of viton "O" rings for the cap just to rule it out, only four quid on Ebay.
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 15:57
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevestrat
I now have a float valve that shuts off! Finally...

I now have a float valve that shuts off! Finally got a chance to have another go at it and did as you suggested Mick, separated the valve body from the tail on the new valve, removed the old valve...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 14:49
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Well, that's the weirdest thing I've had in the...

Well, that's the weirdest thing I've had in the post for a while . . . . a flyer for a "traditional mole catcher" :shrug: Got a vision of Claude Greengrass in my head.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 14:36
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By stevestrat
Audi Quartz Grey. I was intending moving the...

Audi Quartz Grey. I was intending moving the switches away from the tunnel (stop the dogs standing on them!) but never got round to it. This is a modified hazard/lock switch plate sprayed with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 14:26
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
Everybody is entitled to their opinions and, of...

Everybody is entitled to their opinions and, of course, I respect that but what gets on my wick is when they start preaching to me about it trying to convert me to their beliefs, I'll make my own...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 14:19
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
So dark and dismal here just about need the light...

So dark and dismal here just about need the light on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By stevestrat
Audi Quartz Grey is very close to rhodium. Try a...

Audi Quartz Grey is very close to rhodium. Try a aerosol from Halfords.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 20:40
Replies: 59
Views: 1,879
Posted By stevestrat
Does it run continuously or cycle on and off...

Does it run continuously or cycle on and off every 10-15 seconds?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By stevestrat
For that price it should be copied onto vellum by...

For that price it should be copied onto vellum by Tibetan monks.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 20:23
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By stevestrat
Don't get all excited. The Scottish Transport...

Don't get all excited. The Scottish Transport Secretary wet his pants because an automated bus managed to drive around in a car park without hitting anything.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 17:48
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By stevestrat
Nippy prices though, £157.50 for a COC.

Nippy prices though, £157.50 for a COC.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 14:45
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Can't say a lot about 31s, didn't have them up...

Can't say a lot about 31s, didn't have them up here, just an occasional visitor with a Tyne Yard crew who took them straight back again. Dunno if they were slow speed fitted. MGR wagon loading and...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 14:01
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
BR Presflo cement wagon, air braked, 60mph. There...

BR Presflo cement wagon, air braked, 60mph. There was also a Semflo, older, vacuum braked, 45mph. Semflos were a nightmare, took an age for the brakes to do anything. It was usually a case that by...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 13:50
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
In a word, yes :drool4: I think it was more...

In a word, yes :drool4:

I think it was more to do with him being 6' tall and occasionally having to go clambering around inside grain elevators to collect samples. He used to hate harvest time,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 13:16
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By stevestrat
I've had them for years with no problems.

I've had them for years with no problems.
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 20:44
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Money, or the thought of it, changes a lot of...

Money, or the thought of it, changes a lot of people Rich and not for the better! One of my wife's friends married a deep sea diver, obviously he was on mega money. She became a right PITA, a real...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 20:35
Replies: 111
Views: 155,877
Posted By stevestrat
Nope. Due to work commitments Brian isn't...

Nope. Due to work commitments Brian isn't "trading" just now. That's why he didn't want to be on the T4 map.
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 20:19
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
My father used to be in the agriculture business,...

My father used to be in the agriculture business, having to go into grain storage sheds etc, he was forever knocking lumps out of his scalp, so much so that when the railway issued hard hats I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By stevestrat
Twistlock type fixings are readily available on...

Twistlock type fixings are readily available on Ebay...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 17:28
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Seen them around up here but what I don't get is...

Seen them around up here but what I don't get is why they are running such short sets, four or five carriages, no more capacity than any other unit. 4,500hp for four carriages, overkill to say the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 16:53
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
Here's a twist reported on the BBC News...

Here's a twist reported on the BBC News (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49759626) website. Demand for cobalt for EV batteries is soaring and its is reckoned the only way to meet the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 14:02
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
I needed a fasting blood test a while ago, tried...

I needed a fasting blood test a while ago, tried to give me an appointment at 12 noon which would mean I couldn't eat anything before about I got home at about 1pm . . . . promptly told where they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 11:27
Replies: 111
Views: 155,877
Posted By stevestrat
Website confirms T4, added to map. See the...

Website confirms T4, added to map.

See the T4 location map linked to in my sig.
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 10:54
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Lost the feeling in my fingers changing the bulb...

Lost the feeling in my fingers changing the bulb in one of the outside lights! Had to use a naff low energy bulb, need to see if I can get a decent one, one that doesn't take about an hour to warm up.
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 09:13
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
The sniff of money can have a strange effect on...

The sniff of money can have a strange effect on people Rich, even those you wouldn't expect it from.
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 08:51
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Bleedin' cold here, grass frost. Up at five coz...

Bleedin' cold here, grass frost. Up at five coz me other half is dayshift, I was going back to bed but never got round to it, be like a zombie later.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 06:55
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By stevestrat
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=142821
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 20:52
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Bad move! Back in the days when you could take...

Bad move! Back in the days when you could take dogs into shops my father had our Dachshund in Boots. He looked round and the dog (Dougal) was wandering along with a fancy, toy shaped, bar of soap in...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 19:12
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By stevestrat
I could spend hours looking through them.

I could spend hours looking through them.
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 19:00
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Oh for a dog warden! Get them patrolling in the...

Oh for a dog warden! Get them patrolling in the museum next door fairly regular. I'd pay to see her reaction if she got slapped with a fine for it.

On the subject of fines, been watching the C5...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 20:40
Replies: 44
Views: 2,108
Posted By stevestrat
What you have to remember Cliff is Les lives up...

What you have to remember Cliff is Les lives up in the wild and woolly north of Scotland. By the end of this month when winter sets in the options are clean your engine or increase the population :D...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By stevestrat
I doubt if its the anti trap. Not sure where the...

I doubt if its the anti trap. Not sure where the switch is but the anti trap just stops the sunroof closing, doesn't fully reopen it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 19:58
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
What are they going to throw? Can't waste manure...

What are they going to throw? Can't waste manure as that becomes eco friendly methane, rotten fruit and veg is composted and returned to the land, stones can be better used to build the base of an...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2019, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 417
Posted By stevestrat
No respect!

Some idiot has been arrested after letting off fireworks during the two minutes silence and playing of the last post at the Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph in Eccles, Salford. The veterans...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2019, 17:38
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
We had some of my other half's Filipino friends...

We had some of my other half's Filipino friends staying with us for the weekend a while ago. My other half got a huge (6 kilo) lump of pork belly/ribs at the Chinese supermarket but it was never...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2019, 16:48
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Cooked a big lump of roast pork last night, more...

Cooked a big lump of roast pork last night, more than enough for tonight as well, do some of me roast potatoes (coated with minced garlic and herbs:drool4:), Yorkshire puds, veg and gravy. Apple...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 16:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,108
Posted By stevestrat
Robin Reliant . . . . still up for a swap :)

Robin Reliant . . . . still up for a swap :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 12:21
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By stevestrat
Have they ever worked during your ownership?...

Have they ever worked during your ownership? Rather than guessing I'd get the car checked on a T4 (Lates600 over in Rugby (http://www.lates600.com/)?), TOAF might help but someone with a knowledge of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 12:14
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By stevestrat
You've promoted him Mike, its ROVER2003. He's...

You've promoted him Mike, its ROVER2003. He's currently 16 years old.
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2019, 07:15
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Morning Phil, immediate plan is to go back to...

Morning Phil, immediate plan is to go back to bed! My other half is dayshift hence up at this time. No other plans for today, bit sore after landing flat on my back yesterday while using the garden...
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2019, 14:43
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
The battle has recommenced! Started spotting an...

The battle has recommenced! Started spotting an occasional long tail under the bird feeders in the garden again. Dusted the air rifle off and as of this morning there's one less!
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 12:41
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
That is a very inconsiderate thing to post Bob...

That is a very inconsiderate thing to post Bob considering how stretched the emergency services are due to the flooding in Yorkshire. They may not be able to spare an ambulance to attend to Rod when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2019, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By stevestrat
Just enter the website address into this site...

Just enter the website address into this site (https://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/), tells you if there's a general problem. Works for any website, just enter the address.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 18:35
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
You need to either pace yourself or say you've...

You need to either pace yourself or say you've got a headache :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 18:26
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
I think Rod just fainted!

I think Rod just fainted!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2019, 18:21
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By stevestrat
Stop the excuses Paul, admit it, you forgot to...

Stop the excuses Paul, admit it, you forgot to put ten bob in the meter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2019, 14:36
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
If its a time critical delivery add an extra...

If its a time critical delivery add an extra portion of beans to the trucker's breakfast. There's even an in cab refuelling option.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49028972317_aa2b4dafa1.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2019, 14:27
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
Never run out of fuel again, just fit a bog seat...

Never run out of fuel again, just fit a bog seat on top of the fuel tank.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 14:21
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevestrat
That seemed like a good idea, would eliminate...

That seemed like a good idea, would eliminate disturbing a connection outside the tank. Bought a new valve before discovering how inaccessible the pipe to valve connection is but . . . . the valve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 13:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By stevestrat
Should be the same, LHD or RHD, connectors for...

Should be the same, LHD or RHD, connectors for both airbag and seat belt pre-tensioners under both front seats. A problem with either will bring the airbag light up.
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 21:10
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Not bad here, most of the official displays were...

Not bad here, most of the official displays were at the weekend, there was one not far away earlier, girls woofed a couple of times but that was it. Being out in the sticks has its advantages :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 20:12
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Didn't shake me up but did severely pee me off...

Didn't shake me up but did severely pee me off :mad: Just a driver's report form.

It wasn't supposed to be my job, a Glasgow driver was supposed to come over for it but they nicked him for...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 18:39
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
I remember the first time on a train where the a...

I remember the first time on a train where the a fresh heavy snowfall was above rail level so that you couldn't actually see the rails, just snow straight across, that was just weird . . . . and...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 17:49
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevestrat
Its a slightly weird, hybrid, system. Mains water...

Its a slightly weird, hybrid, system. Mains water feeds a combi boiler, kitchen etc, the tank seems to only feed the cold tap on the bathroom sink and toilet, maybe the shower as well :shrug: I...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 13:14
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Not sunny here but it isn't raining, after...

Not sunny here but it isn't raining, after yesterday I'll settle for that.
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 12:42
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevestrat
Pressure hasn't changed, not noticeably. The arm...

Pressure hasn't changed, not noticeably. The arm is bent anyway, dumb set up, the valve is above the level of the overflow. I suspect I'm going to have to find some way of getting access to the rear...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 12:06
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By stevestrat
Any plumbers here?

I have an "old" cold water system with a storage tank in the loft. The overflow started dribbling a good while ago so I replaced the diaphragm in the float valve and it has been fine for a couple of...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By stevestrat
I took photos of both side of my license before I...

I took photos of both side of my license before I renewed it, just in case. Came back ok though.
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 11:43
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
After all the rain in the last 24 hours, over an...

After all the rain in the last 24 hours, over an inch according to the local weather earlier, there are dry patches starting to appear on the path :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2019, 21:17
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By stevestrat
Wouldn't advise WD40 as it can attract dirt and...

Wouldn't advise WD40 as it can attract dirt and gum up a lock.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2019, 18:33
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By stevestrat
Oh Matron! I used to have it where...

Oh Matron!

I used to have it where occasionally I couldn't turn the key unless I moved the steering wheel due to the steering lock being engaged, wonder if it could be similar here. Next time the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 14:41
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By stevestrat
Same here, don't know it don't answer it.

Same here, don't know it don't answer it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2019, 14:37
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By stevestrat
Did you check the underseat wiring/connectors for...

Did you check the underseat wiring/connectors for both the airbags and seat belt pretensioners? A problem with either can bring the light up.

You will struggle to find a code reader that will...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 14:19
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Doing some washing, just got soaked dashing...

Doing some washing, just got soaked dashing between the back door and the tumble dryer in the shed. Have a big barrel that collects rainwater from the shed roof, water is pouring out of the overflow...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 12:46
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Have you looked at the horizon? ...

Have you looked at the horizon?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49011816913_b4483b25cb.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 11:57
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Up at five this morning as my other half is...

Up at five this morning as my other half is dayshift again, went back to bed and got another couple of hours this time. Horrible day here, weather warning for rain has come to fruition.

Never had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 21:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By stevestrat
Its not the Police who make the decision to...

Its not the Police who make the decision to prosecute. The evidence is handed to the CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) and they make the decision.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 21:51
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Somebody (suspect the neighbour had the grandkids...

Somebody (suspect the neighbour had the grandkids along) was letting off fireworks here earlier. Suzy wasn't that bothered, Pops hid under a chair and Maya refused to be any more than 6" away from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 21:47
Replies: 11,184
Views: 758,039
Posted By stevestrat
Don't knock it, that's how they make Morgans.

Don't knock it, that's how they make Morgans.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 18:38
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By stevestrat
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2773108#post2773108
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 18:23
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Oh brilliant! There's a yellow warning for rain...

Oh brilliant! There's a yellow warning for rain here tomorrow, the weather forecaster on STV (local ITV station) even went so far as to say the conditions will be "challenging"!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 18:16
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
Always remember a Top Gear test on an electric...

Always remember a Top Gear test on an electric car a few years ago. Ended the segment by saying how clean and green it was . . . . then followed the charging cable from the car to the wall socket,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 16:52
Replies: 173
Views: 4,894
Posted By stevestrat
They tried but the battery pack was a bit...

They tried but the battery pack was a bit cumbersome:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49007059811_ffc6e57533_w.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 16:34
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By stevestrat
Don't see why not, the swap section is open to...

Don't see why not, the swap section is open to all members, subscribed and non subscribed. Suppose it depends what you want to swap it for :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 10:41
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Went back to bed, pointless exercise, couldn't...

Went back to bed, pointless exercise, couldn't sleep, just dozed. God awful wet and windy day here.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 07:29
Replies: 36
Views: 1,602
Posted By stevestrat
Well done Dave, not an easy subject to talk about...

Well done Dave, not an easy subject to talk about but you'll feel better getting it off your chest. More people than you realise have been to a dark place and come back again.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 07:18
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Morning, up at stupid o'clock (4:30) because my...

Morning, up at stupid o'clock (4:30) because my other half is working a rare dayshift today. Probably go back to bed for an hour or so, no reason to stay up, still dark and its wishing down out there.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2019, 15:44
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Tell me about it! Suzy has a "thing" about big...

Tell me about it! Suzy has a "thing" about big dogs, can only assume some incident in her past before we or her previous owner got her. Not long after we got her we had her out and a big daft Lab...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 12:27
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Ended up just about sitting on the heater...

Ended up just about sitting on the heater shivering. In my bed by 8:30. Don't feel so bad this morning.
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 20:03
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Said it was the flu jab but for some reason I...

Said it was the flu jab but for some reason I keep checking to see if its a full moon :shrug:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48992170026_9fd1911179_m.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 19:32
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Had the flu jab the other day, jeez do I feel...

Had the flu jab the other day, jeez do I feel rough tonight, just come on within the last hour or so. Sore guts, nauseous, headache, generally achy, tired, shivering, actually sitting with the wee...
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 12:12
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By stevestrat
A few that spark a wee bit of interest but...

A few that spark a wee bit of interest but nothing that excites me. Sunroof on the campervan is a bit OTT and less said about the 6 wheel Range Rover the better, hideous!
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 10:46
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Mornin'. No frost here but its cold enough for...

Mornin'. No frost here but its cold enough for it. Not helped by waking up to a stupid fault code on the boiler :mad: Two minutes and the house was warming up a bit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By stevestrat
I found the best way to secure them was to place...

I found the best way to secure them was to place the clips into the trim, position the trim then whack the trim where the clips are with a rubber mallet.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,117
Posted By stevestrat
There's an anti syphon trap in the filler.

There's an anti syphon trap in the filler.
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2019, 19:24
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Good, that will divert your mind, give you...

Good, that will divert your mind, give you something else to think about.
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2019, 19:20
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Posted By stevestrat
Need to pace yourself Rich or you're going to end...

Need to pace yourself Rich or you're going to end up burnt out. Take some time to yourself, nothing to do with funerals, family etc. Anybody you can just sit and talk to?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 19:05
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By stevestrat
I think looking for a lid would be the best...

I think looking for a lid would be the best option because the grommets will just annoy you! Whether you can find one reasonably local is another matter.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2019, 18:13
Replies: 24
Views: 759
Posted By stevestrat
Didn't I explain it properly, its £3 per brush :D

Didn't I explain it properly, its £3 per brush :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 18:06
Replies: 42
Views: 1,749
Posted By stevestrat
£25 million to scrap your car, I'd go for that :D

£25 million to scrap your car, I'd go for that :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 18:04
Replies: 24
Views: 803
Posted By stevestrat
What would you do about the bolt holes?

What would you do about the bolt holes?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 17:02
Replies: 42
Views: 1,749
Posted By stevestrat
Where are they planning to get the money for the...

Where are they planning to get the money for the scrappage scheme from :shrug:
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th October 2019, 16:53
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By stevestrat
Brushes will be winging their way to Sweden.

Brushes will be winging their way to Sweden.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th October 2019, 15:40
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By stevestrat
And replied to.

And replied to.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th October 2019, 13:18
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By stevestrat
ECP 3 Speed Rad Fan Motor Brushes

I have a set of replacement carbon brushes for a 3 speed radiator fan, still in the bag; Engineering Carbon Products (https://www.engineeringcarbonproducts.com/rover75-carbon-brushes.php) items not...
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2019, 11:55
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
I might get in but probably need the services of...

I might get in but probably need the services of a chiropractor to get out again. My father, who was a similar build to me, got a lift in a MG Midget years ago, had to get out on his hands and knees.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By stevestrat
What's wrong with the knob? If its that the clear...

What's wrong with the knob? If its that the clear "rubber" top has gone yellow and manky they can be refurbed quite easily, done it with both ZTs I've owned. There is a "how to"...
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2019, 11:26
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
What, no 1.8 Rover 75 on the list :shrug: My...

What, no 1.8 Rover 75 on the list :shrug:

My arm feels like the Pharmacist used a 6" nail for the flu jab yesterday!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2019, 23:14
Replies: 42
Views: 1,749
Posted By stevestrat
I've always been led to believe that idling for...

I've always been led to believe that idling for long periods wasn't doing the engine any favours.
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 23:06
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Posted By stevestrat
If its still sore when I wake up it'll just merge...

If its still sore when I wake up it'll just merge into the rest of the morning aches and pains :D
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Because of the problems I'm living with I'm in...

Because of the problems I'm living with I'm in the "at risk" category. Found out the first year if I don't get the flu jab I get my head nipped with reminders.

A while ago started getting a wee...
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 19:20
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
My father had a knee replaced, swore he wouldn't...

My father had a knee replaced, swore he wouldn't have the other one done, he'd rather just live with it!

I got the flu jab in my left arm, getting bleedin' painful now.
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 17:15
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Didn't go to the "open day" for flu jabs at the...

Didn't go to the "open day" for flu jabs at the surgery, only in the morning and I wasn't great this morning. However, I'd seen something on the surgery website about some chemists giving the jab as...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By stevestrat
Number 35 (5 amp) in the fuse box behind the...

Number 35 (5 amp) in the fuse box behind the glove box. However, windscreen washers are on the same fuse so if they are working fuse is ok.

Problem can also be the connections onto the mirror...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2019, 13:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By stevestrat
Might be worth a trip over to see Terry @ TS...

Might be worth a trip over to see Terry @ TS Autos in Stourbridge :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 13:10
Replies: 13
Views: 414
Posted By stevestrat
Could always use them in winter to stop the beer...

Could always use them in winter to stop the beer freezing.
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 12:59
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Can't decide what it wants to do today,...

Can't decide what it wants to do today, alternating between heavy showers and bright sunshine :shrug:

If you are going to transfer your Aunt's car into your name Rich just send the V5 along with a...
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2019, 09:17
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Morning, pissi...... heavy rain here! Make...

Morning, pissi...... heavy rain here!

Make that a heavy shower, sunny now :shrug: I was going to the rugby scrum that is the open clinic for flu jabs at the local surgery, don't think so! I have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 23:42
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By stevestrat
You have special powers Brian . . . . not...

You have special powers Brian . . . . not everyone can make a T4 fly :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 19:06
Replies: 42
Views: 1,749
Posted By stevestrat
Been the case up here for some time. Frankly its...

Been the case up here for some time. Frankly its a policy I have no objections to.
I was helping my mate out with his taxi business and occasionally did a council contract school run picking a kid...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2019, 18:02
Replies: 17
Views: 687
Posted By stevestrat
Has the ECU got wet at any point? Diesel ECUs are...

Has the ECU got wet at any point? Diesel ECUs are not well sealed like the petrol models and are susceptible to water damage, especially as there's no housing. Even if its dry now there could be some...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2019, 16:48
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By stevestrat
They did to start with but the "drivers" chewed...

They did to start with but the "drivers" chewed them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 14:55
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By stevestrat
What :shrug: Have you never met Brian :D

What :shrug: Have you never met Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2019, 09:58
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
The girls' internal clock hasn't adjusted yet!...

The girls' internal clock hasn't adjusted yet! Woken up by Suzy staring into my face just before seven.

Cold here, heavy dew but no frost.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 08:44
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By stevestrat
There were over 238,000 Rover 75 and MGZT models...

There were over 238,000 Rover 75 and MGZT models produced and going bust wasn't part of MGR's financial plan.
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2019, 22:12
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
I hope that's not one of Lordy's balls she's...

I hope that's not one of Lordy's balls she's biting :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 22:04
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By stevestrat
If they are not Canbus compliant LED bulbs the...

If they are not Canbus compliant LED bulbs the system doesn't recognise them.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By stevestrat
The reversing lights aren't covered by the bulb...

The reversing lights aren't covered by the bulb failure system. The reversing light switch screws into the gearbox, read this...
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2019, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By stevestrat
It wasn't! Too much kicking, ball going back and...

It wasn't! Too much kicking, ball going back and forth like a game of tennis :(
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2019, 19:28
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
A loco with character as most of the old ones...

A loco with character as most of the old ones had, unlike the modern tin boxes. I was speaking a former workmate who now drives for GB Railfreight and works the sleeper trains with the refurbished...
Forum: V8 Forum 27th October 2019, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By stevestrat
Have a look at t'other thread on the same subject...

Have a look at t'other thread on the same subject (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=300329) Andy.
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2019, 18:14
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By stevestrat
Would need out score Bottas by 14 points, looks a...

Would need out score Bottas by 14 points, looks a bit unlikely unless Bottas goes into the demolition business again!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 13:33
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By stevestrat
LINK...

LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2006-MG-ZT-T-Estate-Tourer-260-4-6-V8/123953483685?hash=item1cdc340fa5:g:jTUAAOSwsbddridG)

Not much help but there's no info about it on the 260 OC.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 13:26
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By stevestrat
What a pathetic write up.

What a pathetic write up.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2019, 14:19
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By stevestrat
Bonnet opening info is freely available to...

Bonnet opening info is freely available to subscribed members in the Subscribers General Forum (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=54), fourth sticky down.
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2019, 14:04
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By stevestrat
It was a cracking game, England never let them...

It was a cracking game, England never let them build momentum. Hopefully the Wales-South Africa game will be just as good.
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2019, 09:43
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
With the cost of going to the cinema these days...

With the cost of going to the cinema these days building your own is probably a cheaper option! We went to see the new Terminator film a few days ago, over thirty quid!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 19:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,070
Posted By stevestrat
Could be as simple as knackered seals in the...

Could be as simple as knackered seals in the header tank cap. Can replace them with Viton...
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2019, 19:20
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By stevestrat
Its a refrigerated container, they are well...

Its a refrigerated container, they are well sealed, wouldn't take 39 people long to use up the oxygen.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 18:52
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By stevestrat
Dunno about anybody else but I'm getting confused...

Dunno about anybody else but I'm getting confused by the use of "cranking" and "spinning" :shrug: Cranking is the normal turning over of the engine just before it fires, spinning indicates (to me)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By stevestrat
Might have been "nicked" from a ZS :shrug:...

Might have been "nicked" from a ZS :shrug: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID003381 NLA but does show part numbers.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48957119758_f90f0b858c.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2019, 14:16
Replies: 149,503
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Posted By stevestrat
Afternoon, just finished a batch of 85 beef...

Afternoon, just finished a batch of 85 beef spring rolls, 60 for an order (Ging's work colleague's church meeting on Sunday), 20 spare/for us. Can't make exactly 60, wrappers come in frozen packs of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2019, 21:54
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By stevestrat
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48954760777_fa...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48954760777_fa751f5e64.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 13:43
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By stevestrat
Don't apologise Rob, as Ronnie said you've lost a...

Don't apologise Rob, as Ronnie said you've lost a family member. Losing a dog is hard, lost two in the last few years but they were down to old age, one (Toy Poodle, 18+years old) passed away in his...
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 13:32
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By stevestrat
Scientists are using their time well!

Scientists in Richmond US have taught 17 rats to drive small electric "cars" and found it makes them more relaxed! They said that the findings could prove useful for future research into treatments...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 12:47
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By stevestrat
95 degrees is fine. Replace the pollen...

95 degrees is fine.

Replace the pollen filter, they tend to get a bit whiffy after drying out.

The heater matrix can silt up, there is a "How to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 12:31
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By stevestrat
I wouldn't be overly concerned about the bottle...

I wouldn't be overly concerned about the bottle of coolant in the boot, I think all 1.8 and 1.8T owners end up a little paranoid, I used to carry one as well.
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 12:27
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
So sorry to hear that Rich, least it was quick in...

So sorry to hear that Rich, least it was quick in the end.
Forum: Items Wanted 24th October 2019, 12:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,564
Posted By stevestrat
Dunno how many times that happened to me, why...

Dunno how many times that happened to me, why don't people kill the ad when the car is sold. Frustrating to say the least :mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 13:42
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By stevestrat
If you fancy a wee run have a word with Dunc...

If you fancy a wee run have a word with Dunc (cossie dunc (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/member.php?u=13107)), he's a good mechanic, does used spares, based in Whitburn.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 13:31
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By stevestrat
Since Brian's work commitments resulted in him...

Since Brian's work commitments resulted in him withdrawing as a trader my closest club T4 is now Russ down in Liversedge, 220+ miles away! There are a couple of garages near me have one but you are...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By stevestrat
Just need to make sure you don't have anybody you...

Just need to make sure you don't have anybody you like in the passenger seat til its done :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 12:41
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By stevestrat
That's why I said as long as an ECU swap was done...

That's why I said as long as an ECU swap was done properly, T4 matching everything up.

Apologies, didn't realise how far it is til I looked at a map :o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 11:52
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By stevestrat
Info (VIN, mileage etc) isn't only stored in the...

Info (VIN, mileage etc) isn't only stored in the ECU, its also stored in other electrical control systems such as the LSM (light switch module). Unless a T4 was involved in matching a replacement ECU...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 11:16
Replies: 149,503
Views: 4,319,765
Posted By stevestrat
Dear God, take sandwiches!

Dear God, take sandwiches!
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 00:01
Replies: 74
Views: 3,516
Posted By stevestrat
You can get rid of it by clicking edit then...

You can get rid of it by clicking edit then delete.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 23:56
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By stevestrat
Rather than a new cap replace the seals with...

Rather than a new cap replace the seals with Viton ones...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By stevestrat
Never had a diesel Mike so didn't know. Still...

Never had a diesel Mike so didn't know. Still think disabling it isn't a good idea, could hide a future problem
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