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Forum: Was it you? 17th January 2022, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By Rick-sta
The one Bob has seen is very low on coilovers. I...

The one Bob has seen is very low on coilovers. I personally quite like the look but can imagine the ride is quite harsh.

Have seen pics of the said car posted on Facebook quite a bit :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 20:53
Replies: 4
Views: 65
Posted By Rick-sta
The sunroof drain mod isn't that bad to do....

The sunroof drain mod isn't that bad to do. Access to the front drains is a little fiddly. Once you've done the drains that's the problem solved permanently, and you can enjoy having the sunroof.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2022, 11:36
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Rick-sta
Check the plug at the light switch module, seen...

Check the plug at the light switch module, seen many get corrosion there at the pins. Also check the light switch module's board for corrosion.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Rick-sta
When xenon burners are on their way out they...

When xenon burners are on their way out they start going a pinkish colour and can start going dimmer prior to this stage.

However if your headlights lenses need refurbishing this will be reducing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 19:33
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes ofcourse they are. They're just d2s burners....

Yes ofcourse they are. They're just d2s burners. The OP bought some from DMGRS.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 17:26
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By Rick-sta
Yep the xenon burner unfortunately is on it's way...

Yep the xenon burner unfortunately is on it's way out. I just had the exact same problem on my wife's Kuga, fitted some Lunex xenon burners 2 years ago and one started to turn off randomly. Sometimes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2022, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Rick-sta
I've just changed the 2/4 duty solenoid on my...

I've just changed the 2/4 duty solenoid on my dad's 75 auto as it had failed. Done the resistance tests with a multimeter and the reading for all the other solenoids was fine but the 2/4 duty...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 10:46
Replies: 26
Views: 761
Posted By Rick-sta
Classic car insurance policy. Who do you use?

My classic car insurance policy is due for renewal on the Typhoon. I've used Peter Best insurance for the last 3 years but it's time to find someone else as their premium has just gone up every year....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:18
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By Rick-sta
New prices from next month

NEW PRICES FROM NEXT MONTH. Book now to secure orders at current prices before they change.

I will be updating all of my prices starting from next month as I've kept them the same for 5 years now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:09
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By Rick-sta
Now back in office.

Hi all,

I'm now back in office after a nice short break over the Christmas and New Year period. Just been catching up on my messages today. If I've missed any and you haven't received a reply...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2022, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
Yep :) all running smooooooth now :)

Yep :) all running smooooooth now :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 18:14
Replies: 40
Views: 11,826
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you

Thanks Matt for a great how to guide. Followed this to replace the brake duty solenoid on my dad's 75 today after it started changing gears very harshly over a week ago + change the gearbox oil at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for your help. It was the 2/4 brake...

Thanks all for your help. It was the 2/4 brake duty. replacement one fitted along with a gearbox oil change today :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 18:05
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :) replaced the solenoid and gearbox...

Thanks all :) replaced the solenoid and gearbox oil today :)
Forum: Items Wanted 9th January 2022, 18:04
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Rick-sta
Sourced from Trikey. Thanks :)

Sourced from Trikey. Thanks :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 18:04
Replies: 109
Views: 41,363
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you

Just like to also say thank you to beinet1 for posting up this fantastic how to guide. over 11 years later and it's still coming in very useful. :bowdown:

Followed this guide to change the gearbox...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 6th January 2022, 11:51
Replies: 39
Views: 1,712
Posted By Rick-sta
Myself and Deanna would love to come. Will have...

Myself and Deanna would love to come. Will have to put our names down as interested for now and confirm at a closer date as won't know until closer to the time if we'd be able to make it or not....
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 11:34
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Rick-sta
Good shout, will do thank you :)

Good shout, will do thank you :)
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 11:30
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By Rick-sta
auto gear box 2/4 brake duty solenoid

Has anyone got a spare new 2/4 brake duty solenoid available? DMGRS are out of stock and aren't sure when their next delivery will be arriving.

Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 15:13
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all, parts now ordered :)

Thanks all, parts now ordered :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 15:07
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Rick-sta
I believe the red monogram dash was Copperleaf...

I believe the red monogram dash was Copperleaf CDX according to this interior colours thread; https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=37734
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 15:05
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Rick-sta
If you mean downgrading from a highline...

If you mean downgrading from a highline instrument cluster to a lowline one that can be done but you'll need a virginised lowline cluster (which I can supply) + a t4 session to code the cluster to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks both! Just noticed my links in my...

Thanks both!

Just noticed my links in my post didn't work so just updated them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 12:06
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
diesel auto which gearbox oil and gasket?

Need to replace the 2/4 duty solenoid on my dad's 75 auto gearbox. Going to order the new solenoid from DMGRS. Can anyone advise if this is the correct gasket for the gearbox?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 11:18
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for the replies. Tested the solenoids...

Thanks all for the replies. Tested the solenoids and looks like it's definitely the 2/4 duty solenoid.

Going to order the new solenoid from DMGRS. Can anyone advise if this is the correct gasket...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2021, 22:11
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year All! May 2022 fill your life with New Goals, New Achievements, and a lot of New Inspirations.
Forum: Events and Meets 31st December 2021, 10:20
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rick-sta
put me down as interested. If I can make it I'll...

put me down as interested. If I can make it I'll bring redfive along :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 16:21
Replies: 0
Views: 344
Posted By Rick-sta
Mystery headlight received.

I've received a nearside MKII Rover 75 Halogen Projector headlight today (sent via parcelforce) for some reason as I have no idea who it's from or why? There's no note inside or a return address on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 16:01
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Rick-sta
Diesel auto gearbox issue

Hi all,

My dad's 04 year MKII 75 has decided to kick up a gearbox issue since this morning. All was fine yesterday but this morning when he selected drive the gearbox aggressively clonks into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By Rick-sta
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Hi all,

I am now away for the Christmas and New Year period until Monday 10th January.

I would like to thank you all for another year of support and business. I wish you all a very Merry...
Forum: Social Forum 17th December 2021, 21:50
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Rick-sta
Will be watching in a bit :)

Will be watching in a bit :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2021, 11:07
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Rick-sta
as mentioned in the comments above, the...

as mentioned in the comments above, the bonnet/tailgate open warning won't be causing any battery drain, as that warning only appears on the cluster when the ignition is on.

You should hear a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th December 2021, 18:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rick-sta
Fitting a HID kit to halogen projector or halogen...

Fitting a HID kit to halogen projector or halogen reflector headlights is a MOT failure if noticed by the tester, this has been the case since 2018. You can swap your halogen headlights out for...
Forum: V8 Forum 14th December 2021, 09:37
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Rick-sta
I'm pretty sure having the engine light on is now...

I'm pretty sure having the engine light on is now a mot failure since the new rules came in early this year.
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 15:09
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you mate :)

Thank you mate :)
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2021, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all! been enjoying a lovely weekend in...

Thanks all! been enjoying a lovely weekend in Suffolk :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 22:14
Replies: 180
Views: 15,266
Posted By Rick-sta
Myself and deanna are both shocked and saddened...

Myself and deanna are both shocked and saddened to read this. We're so sorry mate. Thinking of you all during this tough time. She was so lovely and we are honoured to have been lucky enough to meet...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 10:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,460
Posted By Rick-sta
Tyres don't need to be matching pairs in terms of...

Tyres don't need to be matching pairs in terms of make/model, there is no legal or MOT requirement for this, it's just recommended for best practice. This is because you could experience handling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 15:02
Replies: 25
Views: 2,627
Posted By Rick-sta
Received my calendar today Bob thank you :)

Received my calendar today Bob thank you :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 14:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,627
Posted By Rick-sta
ah many thanks for selecting redfive's photo to...

ah many thanks for selecting redfive's photo to be included in the calendar. I have placed an order with Bob for a copy :)
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 11:04
Replies: 42
Views: 1,095
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Andy, have a great day mate :}

Happy birthday Andy, have a great day mate :}
Forum: Items Wanted 15th November 2021, 11:04
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Rick-sta
If you have halogen projectors or xenons there's...

If you have halogen projectors or xenons there's a lever on the projectors which switches the beam pattern from RHD to a flat beam which is for when you're driving on the continent.

However if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 15:13
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Rick-sta
The next batch for the LED bulbs is now open. The...

The next batch for the LED bulbs is now open. The deadline to order by is 21st November and the batch should be with me in time to get them shipped to everyone before Christmas.

See my post here:...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 10:49
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Mick :)

Happy birthday Mick :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 17:39
Replies: 44
Views: 4,419
Posted By Rick-sta
is there a list of cars that made it into the...

is there a list of cars that made it into the club calendar?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By Rick-sta
That's a common glitch when the screen stops...

That's a common glitch when the screen stops working completely. A battery reset usually sorts it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2021, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Rick-sta
I will be posting about the next batch this week....

I will be posting about the next batch this week. I should have them ready to send out to everyone before Christmas.



Hi Johnny,

good to hear :)

no unfortunately I am unable to source...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:54
Replies: 48
Views: 3,127
Posted By Rick-sta
Ah man that's gutting. Sorry that's happened and...

Ah man that's gutting. Sorry that's happened and hope you get it sorted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2021, 09:35
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Rick-sta
The fog lights do cloud up on the inside and it...

The fog lights do cloud up on the inside and it can be wiped off mostly (you'll just be left with some faint lines). On the ZT's the back half of the fog light can be opened up easily to access the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 11:11
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Rick-sta
I believe the connection from the trip computer...

I believe the connection from the trip computer button on the stalk goes to Pin no.5 on the black plug that connects to the instrument cluster, if i remember it rightly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 21:30
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Rick-sta
Is it just black smoke? A few basic things...

Is it just black smoke?

A few basic things can lead to a smokey diesel:

- blocked pcv filter
- failed intercooler o rings
- upper intercooler hose in poor condition
- clogged egr value
-...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 16:28
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Phil, I offer the LEDs for the tail...

Hi Phil,

I offer the LEDs for the tail light clusters apart from ones for the tail light sidelights. Unfortunately haven't been able to find any suitable for the correct brightness as all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2021, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By Rick-sta
Is your 260 a mki or mkii? The remote boot...

Is your 260 a mki or mkii?

The remote boot release is only a feature on the MKII models. Although if you have a MKI a BCU from a MKII can be coded to your car to get the remote boot release...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 10:01
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By Rick-sta
activating volumetric alarm sensor

Hi all,

I retrofitted one of the later square BMW volumetric alarm sensor units (the one that is located near the center of the headlining) but I can't get it to actually work. I followed this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 13:39
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Rick-sta
Rover 75/MG ZT Brodit phone holders available

Brodit 75/ZT phone holders. NOW TAKING ORDERS.

Hi all,

I have these phone holders in 2 of our cars and have been after a third for my other ZT but they're no longer available ready made,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2021, 06:35
Replies: 44
Views: 4,419
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Paul, just sent a photo across to you via...

Hi Paul, just sent a photo across to you via email.

Thanks
Rick
Forum: The Pony Express 30th September 2021, 19:42
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the offer Kev. I think the collection...

Thanks for the offer Kev. I think the collection location would have been a bit out of your way though from Bristol.

I've decided to give the tyres a miss so this is no longer required. Thanks
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 12:02
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Martin, have a great day :)

Happy birthday Martin, have a great day :)
Forum: Was it you? 27th September 2021, 17:54
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By Rick-sta
Solar Red ZT 5 Bells near Basildon

Spotted a very clean looking solar red ZT (think it was a BX53 plate) going in the opposite direction at 5 Bells.

Never seen it in the area before.
Forum: The Pony Express 26th September 2021, 23:17
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Rick-sta
Newport to Essex

Is anyone heading from the Newport area in Wales to Essex anytime soon who could collect 4 tyres for me and bring them closer to me in thurrock Essex please?

Cheers
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 18:59
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Rick-sta
When you say the LSM is showing a mismatch on...

When you say the LSM is showing a mismatch on Toaf, what does it not match with exactly? The vin number should match other modules such as the IPK (IKE on Toaf) and the EWS. You'd only get a vin...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 14:54
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Rick-sta
retrimming sagging headlining or replacement near Essex

Hi all,

The headlining on my Dad's 75 has slowly been sagging from the front back for months now and it's now in desperate need of replacing.

I'm ordering some sample materials off ebay to...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 16:41
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy Birthday mate, have a great day...

Happy Birthday mate, have a great day :birthday2::party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 14:31
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi all, I've received the total number of...

Hi all,
I've received the total number of 75/ZT heated windscreens and we have 3 extras available.

The heated windscreens are £260, and shipping is £62 in the UK (collection from Tamworth...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 16:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

UPDATE ON 75/ZT HEATED WINDSCREENS

To all those who ordered a heated windscreen for their 75/ZT in this batch, they have now arrived with the supplier from the factory. I have sent an email round...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Rick-sta
I done it on the typhoon years ago and it's well...

I done it on the typhoon years ago and it's well worth it.

Serpents won't clear the calipers unfortunately. They might with some small spacers. I believe I saw a post years ago where someone got...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:55
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Rick-sta
Thats the one thank you :)

Thats the one thank you :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By Rick-sta
Is there a how to guide for the handbrake compensator mod?

Is there a how to guide for this? I can't seem to find it.

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2021, 11:29
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Rick-sta
Do you have 2 in PBT by any chance?

Do you have 2 in PBT by any chance?
Forum: Was it you? 7th September 2021, 12:22
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Rick-sta
That belongs to a chap called Wayne. He's on the...

That belongs to a chap called Wayne. He's on the facebook groups but I don't think he's a member on here. He's had a couple modified ZT's and a modified ZT-T in the past. The solar red one is his...
Forum: Was it you? 1st August 2021, 14:18
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By Rick-sta
Firefrost ZT Dunnet

Spotted a firefrost ZT with mg7 tail lights in Dunnet today. First ZT we've Spotted during our whole trip.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 22:44
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

I've been contacted by a chap near Elgin who has a spared used crank pulley he's going to fit for me tomorrow lunchtime to get us going again. Absolute saviour!

Will update on here when it's done...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes thought of them but they're 180 miles in the...

Yes thought of them but they're 180 miles in the wrong direction from where we are sadly.



Hi Ray,

Really appreciate it mate thank you for your message. I have however been contacted by a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 17:07
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Rick-sta
Garage recommendation near Inverness or anywhere in Scotland.

Well seems like the long steep hills around Applecross has taken a toll on Redfive, as half way through today the crank pulley has started knocking/rattling! This is now a right nightmare as we're...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 20:59
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you all for your lovely comments. Myself...

Thank you all for your lovely comments. Myself and deanna have been reading through them together this evening, and she's now smiling from ear to ear :} we really appreciate it.

Redfive has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2021, 22:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,788
Posted By Rick-sta
The reason why I'm away.

For those who knew about this, I am very pleased to announce that at 1:30pm on Saturday 24th July I finally married my best friend and soul mate.

Myself and Deanna had an amazing perfect day....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 11:35
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By Rick-sta
Away until 1st week September

Hi all,

I am now away until 1st week of September and won't have much access to my messages during a lot of this time. I will be catching up on messages etc on my return on 1st week of September....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 11:27
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Rick-sta
You're welcome Bob :)

You're welcome Bob :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 15:01
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Rick-sta
Take care both, hope we'll still meet up again at...

Take care both, hope we'll still meet up again at a meet some time :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Rick-sta
Nope I still have extras left over which I've...

Nope I still have extras left over which I've said in the comments on that thread ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 17:27
Replies: 87
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Geoff :} :bowdown:

Thanks Geoff :} :bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Rick-sta
In this situation when I've come across this...

In this situation when I've come across this before there's 3 causes, 1 if you're lucky is that one of the micro soldered connections on the screen has lost connection, and resoldering cures that and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 20:25
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :)

Thanks all :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 10:26
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Rick-sta
First thing to try is a battery reset. There's a...

First thing to try is a battery reset. There's a few glitches that can happen with the IPK screen and a battery reset cures them.

If that doesn't work, was the screen badly lined prior to this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2021, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Rick-sta
Away from Friday 16th July until September

Hi all,

Just a heads up I will be away form Friday 16th July until 1st week of September. I won't be checking my messages during a lot of this time as I will be away on holiday.

Cheers
Rick :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2021, 23:25
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the post John :bowdown: have a great...

Thanks for the post John :bowdown: have a great weekend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 13:00
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By Rick-sta
Not done much looking into these and won't be...

Not done much looking into these and won't be looking into them any further now with them being a MOT failure since January this year. However I have used this brand once before (Katur) and they were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 20:39
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Rick-sta
Have you checked that the paint you already have...

Have you checked that the paint you already have matches the shade of typhoon on your car?

I went through this in quite a bit of depth before having my typhoon resprayed. Originally just wanted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Rick-sta
:wot: mileage is stored on the cluster and...

:wot:

mileage is stored on the cluster and backed up on the LSM :)
Forum: Was it you? 27th June 2021, 12:00
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Rick-sta
it sure was. Looks like there's quite a few 75's...

it sure was. Looks like there's quite a few 75's in Norfolk. Didn't see your one whilst we were there.

Spotted a gold MGF with a set of my custom headlights on it as well which was nice to see.
Forum: Was it you? 27th June 2021, 11:59
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Rick-sta
Black 75 facelift BX04 plate M25

Passed a facelift black 75 yesterday on the M25 anticlockwise between M1 and M4. Looked very nice. First time I've ever come across another PBT 75 on the road. I was in our PBT facelift 75 and passed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 11:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Replied to your PM :)

Replied to your PM :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for all the suggestions. It's not...

Thanks for all the suggestions.

It's not the exhaust for sure, had a look at that. The typhoon has a custom stainless manifold back system and everything is very sturdy and well away from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 13:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Ian :)

Thanks Ian :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Rick-sta
knock noise from front offside, front nearside and rear offside

Hi all,

My Typhoon has decided to develop some knock sounds in the last few weeks. Doesn't get used much these days, especially in the last year and a half or so.

Everything was fine and...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks mate pm sent :)

Thanks mate pm sent :)
Forum: Items Wanted 18th June 2021, 15:52
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi mate could you clear your inbox please, trying...

Hi mate could you clear your inbox please, trying to send you a PM :) cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 11:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,336
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

Hi all,

Getting back into looking more into this project.

So I can get the tourer rear screens remanufactured however they can only produce the glass and can't produce the frame the glass is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2021, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Rick-sta
Have you checked the clutch switch if its a...

Have you checked the clutch switch if its a manual? If not it'll most likely be that, especially if the clutch has been changed at some point as the switch always gets knocked out of place.
Forum: Was it you? 14th June 2021, 20:11
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Rick-sta
A few spotted on our trip round Norfolk.

Spotted the following:

A black ZT-T mkii think reg started with VO05. From memory think we spotted it on the way to great yarmouth.

Two 75 tourers spotted on great yarmouth sea front. One was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Rick-sta
I think there's a Rover 600 facebook group. Would...

I think there's a Rover 600 facebook group. Would be worth advertising them on here, I'm sure they'll be useful to someone. Wouldn't bin them as 600 parts are hard to come across.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 14:02
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
I have another one available now. The chap who...

I have another one available now. The chap who ordered it was planning on coming from Belgium to collect it and have it fitted but unfortunately due to covid restrictions isn't able to do this.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 15:56
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Rick-sta
Wire wheels have been fitted to a 75 before....

Wire wheels have been fitted to a 75 before. Don't know what ones these are though.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/1344d30ca1921da9.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 09:38
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By Rick-sta
The wheel stud pattern is 5 x 100 on our cars. ...

The wheel stud pattern is 5 x 100 on our cars.

Bore size is 56.1mm

Offset on factory wheels is 50

I think the offset on the wheels I have at the moment is ET35 from memory which just about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 13:17
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Mike :) Yes they do have a similar...

Thanks Mike :)

Yes they do have a similar look to the SD1 wheels, gold was the other colour I was considering when having these refurbished but went for the grey.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 10:40
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :)

Thanks all :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 16:53
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Rick-sta
Redfive is back...

.. on it's summer wheels.

Well I say "summer", raining here in Essex today 1 day into having them fitted.


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51224019387_972d7f6f78_c.jpg
...
Forum: Was it you? 2nd June 2021, 12:43
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Rick-sta
There are two wide arch ZT's in xpower grey that...

There are two wide arch ZT's in xpower grey that I know of.

One is a V8 with reg YR04 HGF which there are a couple pics of online when it was for sale. The other is actually a v6 with quad...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 15:06
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
No not this year mate. Not sure if I'll be doing...

No not this year mate. Not sure if I'll be doing another batch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 15:05
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
This windscreen is now sold.

This windscreen is now sold.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 21:09
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By Rick-sta
My first thought was celestial but it doesn't...

My first thought was celestial but it doesn't quite look right. The photos do look slightly enhanced though which may be why the colour looks odd.
Forum: Was it you? 27th May 2021, 17:27
Replies: 0
Views: 246
Posted By Rick-sta
Lampits Hill Corringham

Spotted a 03 plate 75 at the very last minute as it passed me in the other direction. It looked like the driver waved, if so sorry I didn't wave back.

It looked like it was oddessey blue but only...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 09:32
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
Morning all, I have a heated windscreen in...

Morning all,

I have a heated windscreen in the current batch currently being manufactured that's become available. Sadly the person who ordered it has unfortunately had their ZT written off, so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 07:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Rich :)

Thanks Rich :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Rick-sta
Cheers Scott :) Still got fitting slots...

Cheers Scott :)

Still got fitting slots available before I'm away for a month from end of July.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2021, 23:36
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Rick-sta
Was great to see you again today Paul, hope...

Was great to see you again today Paul, hope you'll be pleased with the lights :) quad halogens won't be as powerful as your quad xenons but will still be a good improvement over the standard factory...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 15:34
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Rick-sta
Our 75 definitely has 2 on the driver's side, I...

Our 75 definitely has 2 on the driver's side, I can't remember 100% if the passenger side does. But have seen quite a few with them on the passenger side as well. Whether the passenger side ones were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 14:45
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes I believe you are correct. The floor is...

Yes I believe you are correct.

The floor is the same in all of the 75 and ZTs including tourers except for the v8 models where the center console is wider.

And yes I believe the factory...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2021, 11:40
Replies: 87
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rick-sta
You're welcome Mark :) thanks for the post.

You're welcome Mark :) thanks for the post.
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2021, 13:53
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Rick-sta
PM on it's way.

PM on it's way.
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2021, 13:08
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes they are.

Yes they are.
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2021, 09:32
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Rick-sta
I have a few pairs of mki reflector headlamps. ...

I have a few pairs of mki reflector headlamps.

One pair with ok lenses but could do with a bit of a polish up £40
One pair with refurbished lenses £80
One pair with refurbished lenses and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2021, 15:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for the kind posts :) Andy yes...

Thanks all for the kind posts :)

Andy yes hopefully mate I've never been to a nano meet so will definitely have to attend one some time.

John - you're welcome :) the digital speedometer is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2021, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By Rick-sta
If it's a later car with the later style fuse box...

If it's a later car with the later style fuse box with the mini fuses, check fuses 11, 27 and 34.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2021, 07:38
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Ah thanks Ian :) :bowdown: Thank you...

Ah thanks Ian :) :bowdown:



Thank you Mark :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2021, 07:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By Rick-sta
Your channel looks good, will check out your...

Your channel looks good, will check out your videos when I get a chance :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2021, 10:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,444
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :) Just shipped out another 6...

Thanks all :)

Just shipped out another 6 I'd done yesterday, and now 6 more have just arrived. What have I got myself into :o

Glad you like the amber IPK screen conversion Les, I really like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2021, 10:11
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Rick-sta
Duotone. Believe that may be a original one as...

Duotone. Believe that may be a original one as I've seen others with the same wheels fitted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2021, 20:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rick-sta
Ooooooo very nice mate :)

Ooooooo very nice mate :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 12:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Les, Unfortunate the deadline was end of...

Hi Les,

Unfortunate the deadline was end of March to order a set mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2021, 15:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes the dial faces can be swapped. ...

Yes the dial faces can be swapped.



You're welcome :)

Neil has clearly put a lot of time and effort into the instructions he's supplied, clearest instructions I've ever seen in fact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2021, 15:22
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Rick-sta
Replacement cogs are available here to repair any...

Replacement cogs are available here to repair any broken adjusters: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/373420943258

Depending on how worn the metal bar is that these attach to sometimes they can be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 20:28
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By Rick-sta
Inner ones are for height adjustment. Outer ones...

Inner ones are for height adjustment. Outer ones are for horizontal adjustment.

Switch the lights on at a wall in the dark and play with the adjusters, you'll see the lights moving.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 17:26
Replies: 87
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rick-sta
Apologies both I've only just seen these two...

Apologies both I've only just seen these two replies on this thread. See my responses below.



Hi Alex,

I ordered some spare IPK LCD screens in this batch as I thought there would be some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 15:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Rick-sta
Update.

I've had an update from Neil who's been making all the LED steering wheel controls sets. He has confirmed that all sets are now ready. They will be packaged up and shipped out either end of this week...
Forum: Social Forum 26th April 2021, 10:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,608
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Keith, Ah yes we saw you. Thank you :) ...

Hi Keith,

Ah yes we saw you. Thank you :)

Was thinking it must be someone on one of the clubs as your TF looked very clean and shiny, and the TT MK7 sounded lovely :drool4: Could hear it when...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd April 2021, 13:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rick-sta
Can easily happen by accident under the current...

Can easily happen by accident under the current online system. Happen to my fiancé on her daily. Set up a monthly direct debit over 2 years ago when we bought the car, payments had been going fine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2021, 12:25
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Rick-sta
The various headlights that were offered on mki...

The various headlights that were offered on mki models and mkii models were the following:

MKi prefacelift models:

1. halogen reflector headlamps. These are the ones with the frosted lenses...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2021, 15:25
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By Rick-sta
My clutch plate failed on the typhoon at 191k....

My clutch plate failed on the typhoon at 191k. Slave was still fine but replaced at the same time anyway.

But in comparison I can't remember when the clutch was last done on redfive but believe...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 10:07
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy Birthday Ian :)

Happy Birthday Ian :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 19:23
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Rick-sta
That depends on the quality of the LED bulbs. The...

That depends on the quality of the LED bulbs. The ones I've fitted over the last several years have always given a bulb warning when they fail and need replacing.



No I've not tested any LED...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 13:06
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the mention Andy :) I done quite...

Thanks for the mention Andy :)

I done quite a bit of testing on various LED tail light and indicator bulbs last year and am now able to offer sets which all work plug and play with no resistors...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 10:40
Replies: 87
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Mark, PM on it's way :)

Hi Mark, PM on it's way :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2021, 11:16
Replies: 28
Views: 2,848
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi all, Sent an email round yesterday...

Hi all,

Sent an email round yesterday evening to all those who ordered a heated windscreen in this batch.

Cheers
Rick :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all who have ordered a set. Neil is...

Thanks all who have ordered a set. Neil is currently working on these. I have sent round a update email today. If you haven't received it please let me know.

Cheers
Rick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:18
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By Rick-sta
This batch is now closed as the deadline date has...

This batch is now closed as the deadline date has passed.

Thanks all who have ordered in this batch. I have sent round a update email today. If you haven't received it please let me know.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 698
Posted By Rick-sta
This batch is now closed as the deadline date has...

This batch is now closed as the deadline date has passed.

Thanks all who have ordered in this batch. I have sent round a update email today. If you haven't received it please let me know.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:17
Replies: 87
Views: 6,386
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all who have ordered in this batch. I have...

Thanks all who have ordered in this batch. I have sent round a update email today. If you haven't received it please let me know.

Cheers
Rick
Forum: V8 Forum 6th April 2021, 14:15
Replies: 25
Views: 3,423
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes Byron offers replica MKII V8 RH side heat...

Yes Byron offers replica MKII V8 RH side heat shields he had made. He doesn't offer the mki heat shields though like the set in this post.

The problem with getting things made like this is it all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2021, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes they work plug and play.

Yes they work plug and play.
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