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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 23:17
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
I didn't wait for the outside temperature to drop...

I didn't wait for the outside temperature to drop before I took this picture

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=79130&stc=1&d=1563229026
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By marinabrian
It won't, do a leakback test, see which one(s)...

It won't, do a leakback test, see which one(s) is(are) knackered, then get a decent second hand one from Mickyboy ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By marinabrian
I would be asking myself this. Does the...

I would be asking myself this.

Does the radiator leak? yes/no if the answer is no then continue to the next question

Does the radiator effectively transfer heat from the engine coolant. yes/no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By marinabrian
That is most likely to be injector leakback, if...

That is most likely to be injector leakback, if the car starts eventually when being cranked when warm.

If it will not start at all, then CMP into the freezer to see if it's that

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 09:24
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By marinabrian
Ya big tart :p: Did you get your blue lead...

Ya big tart :p:

Did you get your blue lead fixed ok Wyn?

Bri :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Gave it a wash, went to work in it, travelled to...

Gave it a wash, went to work in it, travelled to Middlesbrough, drank coffee and put the world to rights then came home again.

It looks half presentable after a clean, made me feel a bit better...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 00:20
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Yes I completely agree, but recently Andy bought...

Yes I completely agree, but recently Andy bought a car with a huge turbocharger fitted, and the amount of lag is dreadful :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 22:37
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
If he has any sense he will Mike :D

If he has any sense he will Mike :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 19:47
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
T4 session?

T4 session?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 18:58
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By marinabrian
Champion, I'll bring my R8 tourer down then, does...

Champion, I'll bring my R8 tourer down then, does he have a rectification shed? :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 15:29
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By marinabrian
It's not the inertia switch then, as when it's...

It's not the inertia switch then, as when it's tripped the hazard lights flash when the ignition is turned on ;)

Hopefully it will be ok in the interim, but there is definitely an intermittent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 22:37
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By marinabrian
I was in a posh exchange the other day, Fabergé...

I was in a posh exchange the other day, Fabergé eggs, and silken flax, they were useless, I couldn't phone Morpeth 12 :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 22:05
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By marinabrian
https://m.atcdn.co.uk/a/media/w1024/0d104dc78beb49...

https://m.atcdn.co.uk/a/media/w1024/0d104dc78beb49c3b2d26573a0e97dd4.jpg

It's a proper premium bumper shell, with something grafted on.........badly !

I've a proper one on my drive, in the same...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 21:33
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By marinabrian
I've got two bean tins with string :p:

I've got two bean tins with string :p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 21:31
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By marinabrian
Nor, me.........and I can vouch for Terry having...

Nor, me.........and I can vouch for Terry having fitted none either Mark :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 21:28
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By marinabrian
Which is why I asked the question about the...

Which is why I asked the question about the hazard lights John ;)


If the inertia switch is tripped, when you turn the ignition switch to position 2, the hazard warning lights flash.

However...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 21:15
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By marinabrian
No comment :getmecoat:

No comment :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 20:24
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By marinabrian
Hmm, so all traders without a phone number must...

Hmm, so all traders without a phone number must be suspect then Simon?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By marinabrian
I remember talking to Terry Shaw about V6...

I remember talking to Terry Shaw about V6 alternators and how many he'd ever changed, anyone want to volunteer a guess ??

I would check the battery terminals are tight first of all ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 20:09
Replies: 35
Views: 1,882
Posted By marinabrian
Most 75's and ZT's now have ventilated sills...

Most 75's and ZT's now have ventilated sills :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 19:21
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
Yeah, it's pretty grim

Yeah, it's pretty grim
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
And the build data doesn't support it being a...

And the build data doesn't support it being a factory duotone car, nor the paint code on the VIN

Vehicle Information

vin RJZTLM3D273167
vin_sequence 273167
off_assembly_date Wednesday, 30th...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 19:05
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
I've spent a good half hour with a nail brush and...

I've spent a good half hour with a nail brush and white spirit mixed with washing up liquid and sugar scrubbing them.

They're in the dhoby as we speak, typically I only put them on earlier as I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 18:57
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, I hope it wasn't a lot of money, you won't...

Yes, I hope it wasn't a lot of money, you won't see your parts you ordered from this charlatan any time soon I'm afraid :mad:

Seam Moore is a known fraudster I'm sad to say :(

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 18:53
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By marinabrian
Can I ask a question, when you turned the key...

Can I ask a question, when you turned the key before, did the hazard warning lights start flashing?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 18:46
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
Well I had the intense displeasure of working on...

Well I had the intense displeasure of working on this shed ........LINK (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2729000&highlight=duotone#post2729000)

A bodger's paradise, if this had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 14:29
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By marinabrian
They will be suitable for having refurbed Rev,...

They will be suitable for having refurbed Rev, certainly don't bin them off ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By marinabrian
Ah good stuff Julien, it's nice to know you got...

Ah good stuff Julien, it's nice to know you got it sorted :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 02:36
Replies: 192
Views: 13,532
Posted By marinabrian
Or I suspect the skill either ;) I built a...

Or I suspect the skill either ;)

I built a 25'x12' spray booth, with twin 24" devilbiss flameproof low level water bath extraction, equipped with a 200 CFM Kaiser screw compressor with refrigerant...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 01:37
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Inspect the LT wiring to the melted coil pack, I...

Inspect the LT wiring to the melted coil pack, I suspect it may have rubbed through, shorting the ECM output to gnd, this results in the coil being driven permanently on, as opposed to being switched...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 01:22
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By marinabrian
Only David will answer that one, with his...

Only David will answer that one, with his exquisite shill bidding exploits :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 01:05
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By marinabrian
With spooky witchcraft...

With spooky witchcraft muhwahhahhahhahhaaaaaaah!!!

Means you can quote things like Tuesday, 18th February 2003 @ 14:47:27 being your new car's birthday :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 21:26
Replies: 60
Views: 2,273
Posted By marinabrian
You won't have any problem getting five or more...

You won't have any problem getting five or more years out of your car Heather, pretty good order is the understatement of the year :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2019, 18:41
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By marinabrian
Marina................:eek:?? :oh you: ...

Marina................:eek:??

:oh you:

I reckon you will have cracked it though, I suspect in the long term, the breakout tuning box gadget we removed at Walworth had damaged the original...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2019, 00:05
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By marinabrian
Here you go, follow this link and it will become...

Here you go, follow this link and it will become obvious ;)

LINK (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-CWD000060)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 21:04
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By marinabrian
Oh, my eyes, my poor eyes :eek: ...

Oh, my eyes, my poor eyes :eek:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D-gLNsaW4AEE7fi.jpg

That looks hideous, like a lovechild of an illicit mating of a ZT and a Vectra C :puke:

I wouldn't shed a tear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 20:43
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
You are going to have to tell Debs to be more...

You are going to have to tell Debs to be more gentle :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 20:18
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By marinabrian
I like the fact it's covered in single use...

I like the fact it's covered in single use plastic...........that's one way of keeping the flies off when you drive to the show Les :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 19:35
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Nowt really, drove it a bit, looked at how dirty...

Nowt really, drove it a bit, looked at how dirty it was, then drove it a bit more.

Then it rained, and I took the hound for a walk and got wet :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 19:21
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By marinabrian
Wyn Fellowes (Euro Rover)...

Wyn Fellowes (Euro Rover) (http://www.eurorover.co.uk/) ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 17:56
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By marinabrian
I've answered this already, it's 433 Mhz and they...

I've answered this already, it's 433 Mhz and they need to order a key via XPart ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 17:54
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By marinabrian
It's stuck to the underside of the scuttle panel...

It's stuck to the underside of the scuttle panel with double sided tape which wiil have come adrift after it dried out and the rubber shrinks.

Take it all off, clean carefully and stretch the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 12:42
Replies: 89
Views: 147,522
Posted By marinabrian
Yes I did, and it it now completed thanks John ;)...

Yes I did, and it it now completed thanks John ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 11:56
Replies: 11
Views: 641
Posted By marinabrian
I saw a Ferrari Dino in a showroom in Amsterdam...

I saw a Ferrari Dino in a showroom in Amsterdam this week, and it didn't have the dubious build quality that only a badly built metallic green Leyland product can aspire too.

One upon a time I had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2019, 09:46
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By marinabrian
John, how refreshing to see an honest appraisal...

John, how refreshing to see an honest appraisal of a forum trader, it is all too often that the little things they do that are overlooked.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 09:01
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By marinabrian
More than likely a Ledbury kit I'd say ;) ...

More than likely a Ledbury kit I'd say ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 23:21
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By marinabrian
I would PM Jules, last time I saw him, he had an...

I would PM Jules, last time I saw him, he had an awful lot, as in a complete storage container load, and as to the O rings, he'll have those too if you're unfortunate enough to damage the originals...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 23:01
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By marinabrian
Buy a genuine condenser rad from Jules, and don't...

Buy a genuine condenser rad from Jules, and don't worry about the O rings, a light smear of red rubber grease will allow the originals to be fitted without issue ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 22:53
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By marinabrian
It's Firefrost...........cack photos though...

It's Firefrost...........cack photos though :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 21:51
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By marinabrian
You will still need to form the final bend on the...

You will still need to form the final bend on the car though, the pipe looks like this fitted......

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78996&stc=1&d=1562359484

ABS...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 21:34
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78994&stc=1&d=1562358705

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78995&stc=1&d=1562358735

Hopefully you can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 20:51
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By marinabrian
In a word John........NO** !! Brian :D

In a word John........NO** !!

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 20:08
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By marinabrian
Lincs Dave holds that crown :bowdown: I was...

Lincs Dave holds that crown :bowdown:

I was playing at it, taking a double bed to the tip on the roof of the ZT :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 20:05
Replies: 23
Views: 892
Posted By marinabrian
There is a break in the red and white wire which...

There is a break in the red and white wire which derives it power from fuse one in the engine compartment fusebox ;)

This cable is wired radially from a splice in the ECM plastic housing, feeding...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By marinabrian
Mine doesn't do anything like that :drool4: ...

Mine doesn't do anything like that :drool4:

Brian :p:
Forum: V8 Forum 5th July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
That'll be 300 more "cars" than Rover then ;) ...

That'll be 300 more "cars" than Rover then ;)

You can take it from me, they appeared to be everywhere, so how do we arrive at a figure of 300 then?

Brian :D
Forum: V8 Forum 5th July 2019, 16:46
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
They are cuter, and more reliable than a V8...

They are cuter, and more reliable than a V8 though ;)

In terms of public transport, if the UK had a system like the one in Amsterdam, I would use it, however we don't so I don't, but in any event...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 5th July 2019, 16:40
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By marinabrian
I was thinking the same :getmecoat:

I was thinking the same :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 16:09
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78905&stc=1&d=1561921649

I don't know if you can see this?

If you can't, you'll be able to see it in real life soon...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 15:37
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By marinabrian
Your hearing aid has a decent battery fitted ;) ...

Your hearing aid has a decent battery fitted ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 15:33
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By marinabrian
The Australian market is 433 Mhz the same as the...

The Australian market is 433 Mhz the same as the UK, and you will need to contact XPart/Rimmer Bros in the UK to order one from VIN I'm afraid.

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 12:06
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By marinabrian
Mick is correct in what he says, the thing you...

Mick is correct in what he says, the thing you are looking for looks like this......


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/jPAAAOSwtbxbzceu/s-l1600.jpg

And pushing down on the rubber cap will reset...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, but as I said to you last week Heather, your...

Yes, but as I said to you last week Heather, your car is one of the nicest smoothest ones I've driven in some time :drool4:

Sometimes they simply are that good, and others can be...........well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 10:19
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By marinabrian
Now this is a strange one, I found these things...

Now this is a strange one, I found these things perversely endearing, and a credible alternative to city cars :eek:

https://tours-cdn1.azureedge.net/cid66/154170/190445.jpg

I saw not a single...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 10:07
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By marinabrian
That all sounds perfectly fine to me, and I bet...

That all sounds perfectly fine to me, and I bet it could be repaired with four spanners sizes and a screwdriver ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 00:23
Replies: 12
Views: 637
Posted By marinabrian
You cannot polish tempered glass ;) Brian :D

You cannot polish tempered glass ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 00:20
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Ordered a new front pipe for Frosty, I really...

Ordered a new front pipe for Frosty, I really enjoyed coming back to the UK and finding there was no longer a Hackney cab rank at the airport, the Metro wasn't running, and someone had gooshed the...
Forum: V8 Forum 5th July 2019, 00:13
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
I would move to Holland then ;) I've just...

I would move to Holland then ;) I've just experienced the wonders of the public transport system in Amsterdam.........fantastic, and if that isn't enough there are zillions of little ant sized cars...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 23:01
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, a Hawaiian shirt, a pair of shorts, and a...

Lol, a Hawaiian shirt, a pair of shorts, and a pair of Vans...........it's summertime after all John ;)

As to the other, I'm not called Frank-N-Furter.......what were you thinking :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 22:10
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
Drove to the garage and filled it up, then went...

Drove to the garage and filled it up, then went to the Metrocentre and bought myself some new gear..........I can't spend all of my life wearing jeans, polo shirts, and Doc Martens.

So I treated...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 21:55
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By marinabrian
FAO bikerdude666

This look near enough then Derrick?

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78905&stc=1&d=1561921649
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2019, 19:56
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By marinabrian
You will have a duff injector then ;) Brian...

You will have a duff injector then ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2019, 09:56
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By marinabrian
Well, knowing Kev, he'd be offended if you didn't...

Well, knowing Kev, he'd be offended if you didn't ask, and I wouldn't worry about what it looks like, I can vouch for having scruffy dirty work hacks too, and Kev didn't bat an eyelid ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 22:39
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By marinabrian
Nice, a Morris 440 van, not keen on the stainless...

Nice, a Morris 440 van, not keen on the stainless wheelarch trims..... mind you I don't care for them on saloons either.

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 22:34
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By marinabrian
The switch is N/C, so you can unplug it to see if...

The switch is N/C, so you can unplug it to see if that sorts the issue Chris ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 22:11
Replies: 17
Views: 766
Posted By marinabrian
All I can suggest is you clear the alarm log,...

All I can suggest is you clear the alarm log, then the newest entry will be the pinpoint of the cause.

It is certainly not a common problem, in fact I cannot recall seeing anything like this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 21:36
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By marinabrian
Can Kev Bonney not take a look at it? Brian...

Can Kev Bonney not take a look at it?

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 21:31
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By marinabrian
I know exactly what causes this phenomenon,...

I know exactly what causes this phenomenon, further more I also know exactly how to repair it :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: V8 Forum 29th June 2019, 21:28
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
Either really ;)

Either really ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 21:21
Replies: 488
Views: 33,806
Posted By marinabrian
Walked the dog, drove to Wingate, T4 brake bleed,...

Walked the dog, drove to Wingate, T4 brake bleed, drove home, walked dog, cut grass, walked dog, sat down and...........relaxed :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 17:18
Replies: 10
Views: 498
Posted By marinabrian
You doing the job next month then? I have to...

You doing the job next month then?

I have to say clutches don't start slipping overnight, so I have to ask why you didn't order the clutch in readiness before starting the job.

There is no way...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 01:18
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Ross, we are going around in circles here, you...

Ross, we are going around in circles here, you made transphobic comments with statements such as this



You still cannot see it? trans gendered people see some one using words like "trannie" and...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 00:56
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Feeble minded is one thing I'm rarely accused of,...

Feeble minded is one thing I'm rarely accused of, caustic perhaps, old maybe, toxic most certainly.

You however as a casual observation, are nothing more than a scared and rather sad person who is...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 00:29
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Not at all Ross, you showed your ignorance when...

Not at all Ross, you showed your ignorance when you made your glib comment about fat people being lazy and good for nothing, then not content with that you then upped the ante of ridiculing...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 00:18
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, you can report me Ross, and slander is...

Yes, you can report me Ross, and slander is defamation delivered by the spoken word by the way, libel is the written version of defamation.

I am a lapsed Catholic, with a view on religion that...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 00:10
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
I'm angry and spouty, in real life, however I'm...

I'm angry and spouty, in real life, however I'm married to the most wonderful woman in the world.

She is a midwife, and I have every respect for all the excellent work done by the medical...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 00:03
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Ross, you are very very strange, you appear to...

Ross, you are very very strange, you appear to project as cishet, however deep down you question your own masculinity........this is very evident as you own a 260, the ultimate in penissss extension...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 23:32
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
How true, there was a lot of sense in Ska revival...

How true, there was a lot of sense in Ska revival from Coventry :D
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 23:29
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Ross, doesn't appreciate good music either Andy...

Ross, doesn't appreciate good music either Andy ;)

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Oh and Asiya, take no notice of the heathen from north of the border, he is a disgrace to the city that is home to my beloved...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th June 2019, 23:17
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
It's about time you signed up for that lovely new...

It's about time you signed up for that lovely new VW for your drug runs Ross, don't you agree ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 23:15
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Ross get your backside down to Newcastle, and I...

Ross get your backside down to Newcastle, and I will show you exactly how liberal this old snowflake is ;)

Let's just say, I would suggest picking your teeth out of your own excrement wouldn't be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 22:40
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By marinabrian
Aye, ok then Maninder, we'll see if the...

Aye, ok then Maninder, we'll see if the protagonist of this story remains quiet for long ;)

Oh and congratulations on the "thanks" from Ronnie, I had to go down to Seaton Carew to have this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 22:33
Replies: 51
Views: 2,086
Posted By marinabrian
Of course that's what he meant Andy, I have a...

Of course that's what he meant Andy, I have a complete list of the genuine dealer tooling I sold Mick, along with the invoice from a couple of years back ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 22:09
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78884&stc=1&d=1561755967

I'll be damned, who the hell is this picture of?, and what the hell is that badge on his collar?

I think...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 21:57
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By marinabrian
Brilliant stuff !!, there is nothing too scary to...

Brilliant stuff !!, there is nothing too scary to the job, you will enjoy yourself once you get into it ;)

In all honesty, it will probably be nothing more than the upper arms, and they are not a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 21:52
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
Pop yer frock on then Clive, I'm away out to the...

Pop yer frock on then Clive, I'm away out to the Powerhouse tonight :luvya:

Seriously though, I don't know how this got so far off topic, and as to Ross.........well let's just say I could never...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 21:43
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
I think Ross is a secret chubby chaser Andy, I...

I think Ross is a secret chubby chaser Andy, I mean anyone who knows who Tess Holliday is secret harbours a predilection toward BBW.

If you are wondering, she's a plus size model with an awful...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 21:33
Replies: 79
Views: 1,938
Posted By marinabrian
So is now not the time to come out as an obese...

So is now not the time to come out as an obese transgendered lesbian, who eat lots of pies then :getmecoat:

Marina 🌈
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 21:25
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By marinabrian
I'm going to guess this is not a Corteco pulley...

I'm going to guess this is not a Corteco pulley then :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 09:20
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By marinabrian
Wow Simon, that's almost as if you flew to...

Wow Simon, that's almost as if you flew to Sheffield wearing your cape and tights, and after pointing a finger that emits crackling energy, repaired the car personally :bowdown:

Of course others...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 01:58
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By marinabrian
I've loads of steel wheels and hubcaps, I'll swap...

I've loads of steel wheels and hubcaps, I'll swap them for you when you're on your way back to Cairnryan with the car ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 01:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By marinabrian
Neal, I would be interested in saving this if you...

Neal, I would be interested in saving this if you are considering scrapping it.

It would be nice to have a Mk1 tourer again, and I'd happily scrap off my Mk2 saloon for parts to own a car which...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 01:39
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By marinabrian
Hmm, sounds odd to me?? The very early cars...

Hmm, sounds odd to me??

The very early cars had one M12 flare nut and one M10 so you couldn't mix up the connections, with the unions just forward of the bracing fitted to the front subframe.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 00:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
Posted By marinabrian
It won't be more than 52MPG ;) Brian :D

It won't be more than 52MPG ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2019, 19:58
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By marinabrian
Crank pulley separated perhaps Stu?

Crank pulley separated perhaps Stu?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2019, 02:00
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
Posted By marinabrian
Probably not that happy, if THIS...

Probably not that happy, if THIS (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=296939) is anything to go by :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 22:47
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By marinabrian
Stick on badge perhaps? ...

Stick on badge perhaps?

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/9/94/Coventry_City_FC_logo.svg/200px-Coventry_City_FC_logo.svg.png

I think any sort of crest incorporating an elephant,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 21:59
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By marinabrian
I'm not keen on Pageant Blue Les, but that looks...

I'm not keen on Pageant Blue Les, but that looks quite nice, might be the minilites filling out the arches :D

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 20:56
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By marinabrian
I don't see why they would have disconnected the...

I don't see why they would have disconnected the battery? why on earth would you do that to change a set of plugs, oil and filters?

However as it was done by a garage, by definition you won't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 20:26
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By marinabrian
Lynx diesels, or have a set of tested good used...

Lynx diesels, or have a set of tested good used ones from Mickyboy ;)

Personally I don't know what damage the breakout tuning box has done to the original injectors, so I'd go down the route of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 01:08
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By marinabrian
Hard hat and goggles too Alan........Pfffft call...

Hard hat and goggles too Alan........Pfffft call triangles toblerone and smarties health n safety do ya :p:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 01:05
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By marinabrian
I suspect Teddy means K-Bus Phil, all of the...

I suspect Teddy means K-Bus Phil, all of the digital "Hans! type gauges I've seen are sampling on the K-Bus.

Oh, it's past my bedtime, I must have dozed off in the chair again :o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 19:53
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By marinabrian
It's more likely than not that the turbocharger...

It's more likely than not that the turbocharger has bought the farm, Beech Hill Garage Reading perhaps?

Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2019, 19:50
Replies: 147,485
Views: 4,112,345
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, it's a good one right enough Ian, I've got a...

Yes, it's a good one right enough Ian, I've got a dinked copy in my Rockola Sybaris, I flashed it up yesterday after hearing the sampled Aloe Blacc tune being used on a TV advert.

I was well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By marinabrian
I've looked at the seller, we know who is selling...

I've looked at the seller, we know who is selling this car, don't we ;)

Barge pole comes to mind, shame really :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:31
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By marinabrian
Here is the build data for this one ;) ...

Here is the build data for this one ;)

vin SARRJZLHK4D320888
vin_sequence 320888
off_assembly_date Tuesday, 3rd February 2004 @ 08:19:08
model 75
variant CDT Connoisseur SE (135)
num_doors 4...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:17
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By marinabrian
Bottom half is Arbour Green, strangely enough, I...

Bottom half is Arbour Green, strangely enough, I loved this colour combination on Dave's old Tourer, but on the saloon it doesn't work for me, nor do I like the sandstone interior........so it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:04
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
HP regulator drive circuit repaired on diesel...

HP regulator drive circuit repaired on diesel ECM, unit back on test, and the other ECM that was on test returned to virgin state.

These things are sent to try us :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 18:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By marinabrian
Seller is a bit ambitious....... If that...

Seller is a bit ambitious.......

If that floats your boat, then great, it's not for me however.

Brian :D
Forum: V8 Forum 25th June 2019, 17:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
I'd prefer public transport to the V8 ;) ...

I'd prefer public transport to the V8 ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2019, 17:34
Replies: 147,485
Views: 4,112,345
Posted By marinabrian
The song in the video above was rattling around...

The song in the video above was rattling around in my head, after hearing this recently.........

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How chilled for the Leyland Chill Out Zone :cool:
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2019, 16:53
Replies: 147,485
Views: 4,112,345
Posted By marinabrian
Raining again........but who cares?? ...

Raining again........but who cares??

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Brian :drool4:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 16:45
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By marinabrian
Do I put my T4 in the bag???? nope ;) Your...

Do I put my T4 in the bag???? nope ;)

Your car has ROW DRL enabled if the headlight come on when the engine is started, and Scandinavian DRL if they come on with the key at position 2.

It's a...
Forum: V8 Forum 25th June 2019, 01:42
Replies: 31
Views: 1,586
Posted By marinabrian
Form an orderly queue.........

........at the bus stop, not even if it were free would I want that :duh:

Brian :cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 23:24
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By marinabrian
Make sure all of the earths are connected on the...

Make sure all of the earths are connected on the coil packs ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 20:38
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
And double hydraulics, I've encountered a HP...

And double hydraulics, I've encountered a HP regulator drive issue with the one from two ECM today........time to get the scope out again :getmecoat:

Sometimes the seemingly easy option is far...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 16:23
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By marinabrian
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RtkAAOSwdcZa8rIj/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RtkAAOSwdcZa8rIj/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 16:28
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By marinabrian
First I've heard of this one... I can tell you...

First I've heard of this one... I can tell you however, DST0006V won't talk correctly to V6 HHR models ;)

Phil-T4 engineered a patch for this and released a revised version of the diagnostic disc....
Forum: Was it you? 23rd June 2019, 14:24
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By marinabrian
Blimming heck !! Brian :D

Blimming heck !!

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:21
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By marinabrian
No the final drive is different Dick, I'll see if...

No the final drive is different Dick, I'll see if the scrapman hasn't taken the one I have kicking about, and hoy it in the boot ready for Gretna ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:30
Replies: 43
Views: 5,686
Posted By marinabrian
The price has increased slightly in the...

The price has increased slightly in the intervening years since I last bought one, but the throttle demand pedal can be found HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By marinabrian
Perhaps a cam sensor, injector leakback? I's...

Perhaps a cam sensor, injector leakback? I's yours a single pump job?, I know it's a facelift Harry

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:12
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By marinabrian
The VVC has different pistons, different cylinder...

The VVC has different pistons, different cylinder head, and if the car is a MEMS 1.9 ECM it will need an entire wiring loom swap, as well.

My advice is not to bother ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:07
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,751
Posted By marinabrian
Looked at it........very dirty indeed...ugh!, so...

Looked at it........very dirty indeed...ugh!, so I took the dog for a walk, sitting down now with a cup of coffee, listening to Hazel O'Connor and now contemplating cutting the grass before heading...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 693
Posted By marinabrian
1800T Diesel V6 The bus a pushbike ...

1800T
Diesel
V6
The bus
a pushbike
Shank's Pony
Mobility Scooter
V8

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 20:44
Replies: 46
Views: 2,020
Posted By marinabrian
Note to self, don't drive in London as it is the...

Note to self, don't drive in London as it is the armpit of the country, problem solved :getmecoat:

It you live in London, sell your house and buy a city in another part of the country, again...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 16:55
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By marinabrian
Me too, I suppose we can dream ah? Brian :D

Me too, I suppose we can dream ah?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 12:51
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By marinabrian
How about this one Mick :drool4: ...

How about this one Mick :drool4:

https://cdn2us.denofgeek.com/sites/denofgeekus/files/styles/main_wide/public/2019/01/supergirl-season-4-news.jpg?itok=97dGV0lk

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 22:01
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By marinabrian
I've a pair of these in stock if you get really...

I've a pair of these in stock if you get really stuck, genuine MGR parts new.

However....

NEARSIDE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By marinabrian
I reckon that add on gadget has damaged the...

I reckon that add on gadget has damaged the injectors, the problem being the car had warmed up somewhat after we removed the box of tricks.

If we base it on my own personal experience of failed 75...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 20:04
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By marinabrian
The diesel is a Mitsubishi unit, the petrol a...

The diesel is a Mitsubishi unit, the petrol a Garrett, the problem with smoke on your car is injector related not turbocharger though ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By marinabrian
Result Phil :D

Result Phil :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 13:19
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By marinabrian
Oh, yes please :oh you: Well, I...

Oh, yes please :oh you:



Well, I suppose it is, mind you the OP is called "S" after all, perhaps that is all this dear person is intellectually capable of :shrug:

Ho hum, has the scrapman...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 09:02
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By marinabrian
Ron, you are describing the classic symptoms of...

Ron, you are describing the classic symptoms of injector leakback, I can't help you with a local repairer apart from recommending Terry at TS Autos.......he's moved from Stourbridge to somewhere near...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 00:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,056
Posted By marinabrian
Yep, good idea, and the most sensible post you've...

Yep, good idea, and the most sensible post you've made if I say so myself :bowdown:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 21:56
Replies: 67
Views: 2,536
Posted By marinabrian
David, you might want to look into the...

David, you might want to look into the possibility of learner driver insurance, there are a lot of companies who underwrite this type of risk, and often a lot cheaper than you think.

The road risk...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By marinabrian
These are cheap enough to try Phil ;) LINK...

These are cheap enough to try Phil ;)

LINK (http://https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2X-MG-MG-Zt-MG-Zt-T-2-0-Cdti-Front-Coil-Springs-2001-2005/372500814122?hash=item56bac7592a:g:w6QAAOSwJ7RYWqu6)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 21:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,119
Posted By marinabrian
Time to move on then, the problem here is we can...

Time to move on then, the problem here is we can all speculate on what is the problem at a distance, based upon our own experiences.

However you have the benefit of having Antonio the "mechanic"...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 18:33
Replies: 67
Views: 2,536
Posted By marinabrian
Well every standard car policy I've ever had...

Well every standard car policy I've ever had where the driving other cars extension applies only when the car in question that you intend to drive has cover in place, further to which this cover...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 09:11
Replies: 67
Views: 2,536
Posted By marinabrian
Be very careful here, driving other cars, with...

Be very careful here, driving other cars, with road risk only extensions only apply if the car you are driving is also insured.

In any event, the car must remain insured in it's own right to...
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