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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 22:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,176
Posted By macafee2
You have my sympathy what you found must be...

You have my sympathy what you found must be sickening but if rust has not taken holed and the car is good the water issue can be sorted with time.
Replacing the carpet will take time but you may...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 21:52
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
anyone that watched the Panorama program should...

anyone that watched the Panorama program should also watch the channel 5 program.

Panorama, refuges at 2 1/2 miles, channel 5 1 1/2? miles.
Panorama smart motorways are dangerous, channel 5...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 16:14
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By macafee2
headlights can be polished, check out 3M...

headlights can be polished, check out 3M headlight polishing as an example
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 16:09
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
would not surprise me if this issue died a death...

would not surprise me if this issue died a death until there are more deaths.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 21:01
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
there is a "follow on" program afterwards on...

there is a "follow on" program afterwards on channel 5, there is an issue I think with the smart motorway :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 19:13
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
here effing here. My son in law is a damn hard...

here effing here. My son in law is a damn hard working police officer, my daughter was in the fire service and works still in the paramedic service.

that's all 3 emergency services covered.
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2020, 11:21
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By macafee2
thank you for all the replies. perhaps I...

thank you for all the replies.
perhaps I should just go to the take away and buy them but where is the since of achievement doing that :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 09:13
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
Andy, unfortunately those that control the...

Andy, unfortunately those that control the overhead gantry's also have to take some responsibility for people ignoring the signs. Time and again overhead gantry's are not updated. I would be very...
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2020, 22:55
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By macafee2
Anyone used an airfryer?

I want to cook sweet and sour chicken balls.
I found a good recipe for the sweet and sour and now want to do the balls.
Eve this recipe must be mega calorie laden:eek:
I don't have a deep fat...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 22:07
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
found it ...

found it
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-berkshire-50004463/dashcam-from-lorry-in-fatal-m4-crash

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 22:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By macafee2
coupled with the advert for the program was...

coupled with the advert for the program was footage of near missis, the drivers were not paying attention.

I'm sure I have seen the dash cam footage to this accident and the driver was paying...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 20:03
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
? macafee2

?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 15:50
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By macafee2
No it cant that I am aware of. What is the...

No it cant that I am aware of. What is the problem, we may be able to offer some advice?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 11:38
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
When you say "everyone seems to advocate the...

When you say "everyone seems to advocate the changing of the DMF" who is everyone? I don't think anyone here advocates changing a DMF unless it has failed


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 01:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,461
Posted By macafee2
fwiw, rimmers advertise as genuine. How on earth...

fwiw, rimmers advertise as genuine. How on earth can they call them genuine

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 01:14
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
what are brightwork holes? macafee2

what are brightwork holes?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 01:13
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
I am yet to trace the leaks but the rear side...

I am yet to trace the leaks but the rear side windows can leak. I think a member had an issue around the tailgate hinges.
If you need a How To on how to strip out the rear interior, PM me

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 23:52
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By macafee2
V8 Racing

not seen this before, not a great picture but
...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th January 2020, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By macafee2
pm sent to you macafee2

pm sent to you

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2020, 20:21
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By macafee2
wow! Think what he and Gerry could accomplish...

wow!
Think what he and Gerry could accomplish together!

These guys could surly earn a fortune working for a major manufacturer.

Jaguar hand made some cars, "replicas" and they sold for...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2020, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By macafee2
phew, I read the first few words and thought oh...

phew, I read the first few words and thought oh oh :)

not surprised if you were not shaken by the experience

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2020, 20:12
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By macafee2
mm Corona Cream soda, a taste from the past I...

mm Corona Cream soda, a taste from the past I miss

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 20:11
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
worth looking at this thread...

worth looking at this thread https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=301761

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 20:10
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
if you cant find fluid anywhere and the master...

if you cant find fluid anywhere and the master cylinder appears to have enough fluid in it then it could again be the master cylinder. A seal has failed allowing fluid to by-pass the seal and remain...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 20:01
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By macafee2
no no no, although I have no experience the train...

no no no, although I have no experience the train of thought is that is can snap the crank shaft, also that taking the sub frame off allows for a better job to be done.

parts are very expensive,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 11:23
Replies: 64
Views: 3,426
Posted By macafee2
Gerry, I'd love to see the various stages, and...

Gerry,
I'd love to see the various stages, and how long it took you etc etc,you are truly talented!

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 10:06
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By macafee2
is it item 8 on this diagram? Is item 8 a two...

is it item 8 on this diagram? Is item 8 a two part item
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002000

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By macafee2
by removing the battery and taking it to the...

by removing the battery and taking it to the charger:D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 22:25
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By macafee2
is this any good ...

is this any good
https://www.yourparkingspace.co.uk/

or

https://www.justpark.com/uk/parking/whitby/

Google search find a parking space to rent Whitby

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 22:20
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By macafee2
I hope you are right. macafee2

I hope you are right.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 21:17
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By macafee2
MG, where is the MG factory? Not sure what the...

MG, where is the MG factory? Not sure what the MG badge represents, surly people know it is not made in the UK.

I'm not convinced by HS2.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 20:55
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By macafee2
what is 25% to high, 95nm for wheel bolts? I...

what is 25% to high, 95nm for wheel bolts? I don't think so. wheel bolts are 125nm

macafee2
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 24th January 2020, 20:47
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By macafee2
now out to go to tip macafee2

now out to go to tip

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 16:16
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
steam from exhaust will happen when exhaust is...

steam from exhaust will happen when exhaust is cold and in cold weather, mayo in the filler cap could be that the car is not being used enough each journey and you have condensation in the oil. A log...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2020, 19:58
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
She is leaving the Fire service

Last year I posted a thread to say my daughter had passed her training and was now a fireman. Very tough training and as it was the first recruitment in 5 years the competition was tough. She had an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 23:12
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By macafee2
you think that was bad, watch this, this is truly...

you think that was bad, watch this, this is truly awful. Worse, is a comment that thinks the driver with the dash cam did nothing wrong

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp1COgx8yj0&t=44s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 19:46
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By macafee2
Does anyone here own this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izBJauX5aZg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izBJauX5aZg)

look at 1.56

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2020, 19:42
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
I don't know but I'm not thinking just motoring...

I don't know but I'm not thinking just motoring but if they refuse to pay any fine or penalty such as for refusing to pay child maintenance, for breaking a shop window, for paying court costs awarded...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By macafee2
to save too many posts can I offer this thread ...

to save too many posts can I offer this thread
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=302318

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 16:50
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By macafee2
Had same problem on a rear passenger door, found...

Had same problem on a rear passenger door, found out when I sat in the back, keys in the front ignition off and I could not get out :)

I had to ask a passer by to open the door.
I cant recall how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 16:46
Replies: 64
Views: 3,426
Posted By macafee2
that looks fantastic, I'd love to see more on the...

that looks fantastic, I'd love to see more on the work.
I so admire people with such skill

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2020, 11:39
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
pay the fine/penalty or agree a payment plan then...

pay the fine/penalty or agree a payment plan then no need to have licence suspended. The fine/penalty does not need to be for a motoring offence, as an example smashing a shop window. My suggestion...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 23:44
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By macafee2
I guess the thinking is :- Low mileage car is...

I guess the thinking is :-
Low mileage car is generally used in town, lots of braking, gear changing and pulling away from stationary or slow moving. Lore strain

High mileage, motorway use,...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 23:00
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
possible but then they commit an offence. I'd...

possible but then they commit an offence. I'd hope they would pay their dues and so get their licence back. perhaps those that would drive without a licence may already have a chequered past. I'm...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 21:46
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
woe hang on, your saying that not paying the fine...

woe hang on, your saying that not paying the fine is an offence, I'm not.
Yes bailiffs can be used but if there is not enough to take they may not take anything, all the while the "victim" is not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 21:31
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By macafee2
definitely interested in Rover logo ones, yes. ...

definitely interested in Rover logo ones, yes.
I'll keep and eye out for a thread, thanks

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 20:40
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By macafee2
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-re...

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-rear-subframe-inc-bushes-khb000130?_pos=3&_sid=a12191e54&_ss=r


...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 20:16
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
can police cross county lines during a chase...

can police cross county lines during a chase without seeking permission?
With the lack of resource, unless police are targeting these people the chances of just coming across them while out and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 20:05
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
cheers Devilish, useful info. macafee2

cheers Devilish, useful info.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 18:06
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By macafee2
Saw Blue kick plates on cheds car, look really...

Saw Blue kick plates on cheds car, look really good. Now tempted to get green ones for mine.

Any chance of you doing puddle lights.. Rover logo'ed ones?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 17:14
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
I would not quote miners as victims bearing in...

I would not quote miners as victims bearing in mind the death of David James Wilkie. That sticks in my mind more then anything else about the strike. Hopefully that enraged you too. We digress
...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 17:09
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
I think you are not quite getting what I am...

I think you are not quite getting what I am suggesting, not being rude.
lets say you are convicted in court for smashing a shop window you refuse to pay or you get divorced and your wife wins the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 16:48
Replies: 18
Views: 655
Posted By macafee2
The whole car looks good and these lights go well...

The whole car looks good and these lights go well colour wise.
Others may also like to see your thread at https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=271352

did you do lighted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By macafee2
I'll watch this to see what reply you get, thanks...

I'll watch this to see what reply you get, thanks

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 11:11
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
yes.... if they have one macafee2

yes.... if they have one

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 09:24
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By macafee2
FWIW I have used these...

FWIW I have used these...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 01:05
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
mmm a dad refuses to pay child maintenance, he...

mmm a dad refuses to pay child maintenance, he can afford it but refuses to pay.
tack away his licence if he does not pay may prompt him to pay
take away his licence he cant work he cant afford...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 19:11
Replies: 56
Views: 2,154
Posted By macafee2
yes the lights come on when someone from "ford"...

yes the lights come on when someone from "ford" wants them to come on, not when you as a driver wants them on and I have looked at the dashboard thought great the light5s are on and then look again...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 17:49
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
why no? for a lot of people the thought of losing...

why no? for a lot of people the thought of losing their license would be enough for them to pay.


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By macafee2
if it is just "foam" then I don't think it is...

if it is just "foam" then I don't think it is screwed in place or held in place by a fir tree, it's held in place by some "mastic" but it has been a while since I've had a door car off.

if on...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 15:53
Replies: 26
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
should Judges be able to

suspend driving licences for things other then traffic offences?

Suspend for such things as failing to pay money ordered by the court, fines, compensation etc.

I'm thinking more for those...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 15:49
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By macafee2
I thought 13 was just some foam or polystyrene? ...

I thought 13 was just some foam or polystyrene?

see item 16 here https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001902

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 09:55
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
well, we had a frost last night so there :) ...

well, we had a frost last night so there :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 00:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By macafee2
You are doing this outside, my god your a better...

You are doing this outside, my god your a better man then me. I would want to be inside for that amount of work.
Nice to see people so keen on their cars, I've not got the confidence to remove a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 22:27
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By macafee2
you can also get a new polystyrene surround to...

you can also get a new polystyrene surround to take the tool kit but you need to remove the existing polystyrene surround. This is a bit of a faff but well worth doing.
Also there is a new insert...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 13:30
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By macafee2
Have we a plug to fit or where to get one

I have not been able to source a BMW towing relay from a scrap yard and so neither have I been able to get the plug with wire that fits into it.


Does a Rover 75 have a plug that will fit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 13:25
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
going by rimmer's web site, no. 1.8 turbo and...

going by rimmer's web site, no. 1.8 turbo and none turbo look to be the same. 2L and 2.5 look to be the same, diesel is different again.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2020, 11:25
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By macafee2
stupid stupid idiot

To make a mistake once is forgivable, to make it twice is foolish but to make it 3 times in 5 minutes is sheer stupidity.

Went to put my motorbike battery on charge. disconnected the Live cable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 09:54
Replies: 56
Views: 2,154
Posted By macafee2
I blame the digital dash board for this. Because...

I blame the digital dash board for this. Because it lights up, as did the dash board of older cars when the lights are turned on, drivers may think their headlights are on. As for no lights on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 09:50
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
qustions about FBH

please don't groan for yet another FBH question :)

I think I have understood that if I apply an earth to start the FBH but remove it after a few seconds or sooner that if I did this enough...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 09:41
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By macafee2
what things have you checked? I ask so we do not...

what things have you checked? I ask so we do not ask if you have checked them already :)

macafee2
Forum: Humour Corner 18th January 2020, 23:21
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
Lipstick

Few days ago my wife asked me to pass her, her lipstick.

I miss heard and passed her the glue stick.

She has not spoken to me since

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:41
Replies: 56
Views: 2,154
Posted By macafee2
I think the hi line display can have a digital...

I think the hi line display can have a digital speedo activated, reads a different speed then the needle speedo

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:38
Replies: 56
Views: 2,154
Posted By macafee2
when would you want the mirrors to fold out, each...

when would you want the mirrors to fold out, each time you unlock or lock the door? Wife's Focus they unfold each time the car is unlocked. Oh how I worry about the gears, ever time I go to the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:34
Replies: 56
Views: 2,154
Posted By macafee2
I hate hate hate automatic lights. No end of...

I hate hate hate automatic lights. No end of trouble turning on and off when I want the opposite.
My wife drove up to Edwinstowe a few days ago, so concerned was I about automatic lights I asked...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2020, 18:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,336
Posted By macafee2
I at first did not see this was an old thread, I...

I at first did not see this was an old thread, I would have asked if the forward and back switch worked. I seem to recall a thread saying the ECU's on the seats are known to fail.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2020, 17:37
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By macafee2
My wife used these...

My wife used these https://www.bon-voyage.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIheaFjMmN5wIVVuDtCh3FtQVpEAAYASAAEgI4w_D_BwE
for a trip to Canada and was very pleased with the itinerary, "hotels" and places to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 22:18
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By macafee2
I made some inserts over a year ago and I've not...

I made some inserts over a year ago and I've not had a problem with the lens coming loose. Time consuming but a sense of achievement... ooh and cheaper then the kit on ebay :)

good luck

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By macafee2
reverse bleed, bleed from the slave cylinder...

reverse bleed, bleed from the slave cylinder towards the master. Generally one bleeds from master to slave.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 22:20
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By macafee2
Do you have access to a lathe? If you do...

Do you have access to a lathe?

If you do see https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=287100&highlight=cluster

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 22:17
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By macafee2
cheers, but see post 6 from Arctic. ...

cheers, but see post 6 from Arctic.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 21:19
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By macafee2
I've wondered about doing this but I am very...

I've wondered about doing this but I am very worried that new fluid would cause either the master or slave to leak.
I'd like to know peoples thoughts.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
agh I searched it Titles only, not the whole...

agh I searched it Titles only, not the whole post, found it thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 21:00
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
this is what I get "Sorry - no matches. Please...

this is what I get "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms."
which I what I get when I tried before my post asking for help

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
Repairing an alternator

I'm looking for links to parts to repair a diesel alternator, if they can be repaired.
Seen some How To's but did not see links to the spares

If you have links I'd appreciate them please
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=rover+75+rear+su...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=rover+75+rear+suspension+diagram&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=ZBcGxfF1LbK_FM%253A%252CbNb3JD9wnGs56M%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kTGckF0SIKUFJYyPxdG9EcB7tlN4Q&sa=X&ved=2ahU...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 17:43
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By macafee2
That looks like a lot of work. Please do a...

That looks like a lot of work. Please do a project thread if you go ahead.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 16:52
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By macafee2
cheers Arctic. I make some inserts out of I...

cheers Arctic. I make some inserts out of I think Nylon or some sort of "plastic" rod. They were tight fitting with some Super Glue added :). I then used the fix that... was it you suggested, to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 16:03
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By macafee2
duplicate post, sorry macafee2

duplicate post, sorry

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 15:41
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By macafee2
I thought it just flattened the beam, am I wrong?...

I thought it just flattened the beam, am I wrong?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:38
Replies: 19
Views: 646
Posted By macafee2
fwiw I think this is the kit referred to, if not...

fwiw I think this is the kit referred to, if not VikingMG could you post a link to it please?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
I'd say short one. Long one does not look right...

I'd say short one. Long one does not look right or genuine. What is on the end of it?

acafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:24
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By macafee2
not sure what model. If it did fit I was going to...

not sure what model. If it did fit I was going to say there is as near as you may get a "sandstone" one at the scrap yard

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By macafee2
will a BMW 5 series laod cover fit a Tourer

Will a BMW 5 series Tourer load cover, fit a Rover 75 Tourer?


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 08:11
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
Advice on Alternator for a diesel

looking at Rimmers web site the alternators for diesel are the same, they don't differ between 75 and ZT, manual or automatic or year. Is this correct?

I see to recall something about 2 wire...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 791
Posted By macafee2
perhaps only important if you intend to sell or...

perhaps only important if you intend to sell or enter a competition but I think it depends on the mods, some are a nice addition while others are not so nice.

Does electric memory seats detract...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th January 2020, 09:41
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By macafee2
power steering pump

This came from a facelift 1.8 non turbo.
No idea if it is any good.
can be collected from Southampton or probably at the end of the week from Edwinstowe if I know today you want it so it can be on...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:45
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By macafee2
Here we are in the 21st Century

Here we are in the 21st Century and right now people cannot get to and from the IoW due to stormy seas. Ferry and Hovercraft services currently suspended.

Thank goodness it is not a journey I...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By macafee2
https://tv.bt.com/tv/tv-from-bt/wheeler-dealers-dr...

https://tv.bt.com/tv/tv-from-bt/wheeler-dealers-dream-car-air-date-channel-presenters-11364404760999

scroll down page for a list of cars

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By macafee2
channel 322 on BT TV macafee2

channel 322 on BT TV

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 16:02
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
Going around the IOM in a car

Is this genuine or digitally created?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRg5Sp1iQMc (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRg5Sp1iQMc)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 15:45
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By macafee2
Although post one says no lights are on, is the...

Although post one says no lights are on, is the boot light on? I ask as this may not be visible if a saloon.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 10:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By macafee2
I find threads like this sad. You need to...

I find threads like this sad.

You need to weigh up the expected maintenance costs of your Rover verses the cost of purchasing and maintaining a replacement vehicle.

I retired a bit over 2...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 17:17
Replies: 33
Views: 1,356
Posted By macafee2
unless I have misunderstood the title of this...

unless I have misunderstood the title of this thread is sensationalising.
The article does not mention banning cars altogether but from driving thru.

Problems with public transport :-
These...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 16:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By macafee2
along the same lines ...

along the same lines
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ninco-50393-NSCC-2006-Renault-Megane-Club-Car/161799722764?hash=item25ac03d70c:g:SI8AAOSwzaJX29qa...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
I wonder if the firm that owns the lorry was...

I wonder if the firm that owns the lorry was aware he had no license.

Lucky no one else was involved

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 14:43
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
the email was not requested and when I got it I...

the email was not requested and when I got it I had no idea what it was about. I thought instead of getting a paper payslip it was going to be digital.

turns out it is a digital payslip for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 14:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,176
Posted By macafee2
rear suspension, upper arms are known to rust. ...

rear suspension, upper arms are known to rust.
The ECU sits in a plenum, just like a well. make sure drain holes are not blocked.
If there is no key access for the boot then it is opened by a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 13:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By macafee2
if people do not buy then they make no money at...

if people do not buy then they make no money at all and so it is down to buyers to look else where.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2020, 18:28
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
I don't think you need to worry about the details...

I don't think you need to worry about the details held in each set of clocks, they can be moved from one to the other. I've had it done twice. T4 required, not sure about "Toaff"

Bear I mind...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2020, 18:21
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
clearing the house

My wife wants to clear the house of things we no longer want.... well she does not want :) There is stuff of mine that although not very attached to I'd not sell unless pushed and I've been pushed:}...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
Cliff good to meet you and put a name to Teflon ...

Cliff good to meet you and put a name to Teflon

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 22:58
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
I just thought dreadful email to send. ...

I just thought dreadful email to send.

have scanned it to make sure no viruses attached so it seems genuine

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
that would be my next thing to change but no...

that would be my next thing to change but no errors today either

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 20:58
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
outdoor cameras and no idea what type the cameras...

outdoor cameras and no idea what type the cameras are, the recorder is digital

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By macafee2
works with Google not Explorer, one very very...

works with Google not Explorer, one very very lucky chap, so are the drivers that did not swerve and crash trying to avoid him.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 20:17
Replies: 14
Views: 854
Posted By macafee2
would love one but there are a few reasons why I...

would love one but there are a few reasons why I should not own one.
I don't know how to use one.
Too expensive for me being so tight.
I'd ruin my car in seconds :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:36
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
thanks for the replies. I use a Lan cable between...

thanks for the replies. I use a Lan cable between camera and DVR. Been getting a heck of a lot of video loss detection problems.

tried a different port on DVR, same problem
tried different...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:27
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
Cliff, thanks I'm going too macafee2

Cliff, thanks I'm going too

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
How unprofessional

My goodness I am staggered that companies send such unprofessional emails to staff let alone customers.

This is what I have received, no explanation, no previous heads up, nothing. With so many...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 10:13
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
Have you CCTV

Have you CCTV and do you have problems with loss of signal?
I am not looking for suggestions for a fault, just wondering if you have a problem and what it is.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 10:10
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By macafee2
even with the fbh heating the coolant? ...

even with the fbh heating the coolant?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 10th January 2020, 00:17
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
Crimping tool arrived and also arrived are the...

Crimping tool arrived and also arrived are the RJ45 plugs from RS components. I found a video on YouTube on how to fan out the Lan wires and insert them into the plug. Doing the first one I did...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By macafee2
when I compare other forums I belong to to this...

when I compare other forums I belong to to this one, nothing except a motorbike forum I belong to comes close.

The attitude towards help here is second to none, the positive attitude is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 09:46
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By macafee2
Seems I got myself banned

On another forum I got a warning and was accused of making trouble.
3 times I tried to contact the mods to explain that in fact I had misunderstood, they would not engage with me and so I made a...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th January 2020, 23:52
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By macafee2
last year I was going to change from o2 as PAYG...

last year I was going to change from o2 as PAYG had become too expensive, I got a contract offered from them for £5 a month, 1,000 minutes and 1,000 texts a month. I think I get some data as well but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 22:32
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By macafee2
if none of the above, check wheel bearing? ...

if none of the above, check wheel bearing?
does the noise change when braking?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 16:52
Replies: 73
Views: 4,125
Posted By macafee2
I thought I read somewhere that TRW arms were...

I thought I read somewhere that TRW arms were "recommended"

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 6th January 2020, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
I have ordered one of these from Robti's post ...

I have ordered one of these from Robti's post
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

a lot more then I wanted to spend, in fact about double but I can replace a number of other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
Thank you to Frenchmike

Big thank you to Frenchmike for repairing another webasto PCB for me in double quick time. Thank you Mike it is appreciated particularly as you did them in the Christmas period.
This is the final...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2020, 11:38
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
so far I have found winter to be short. Not...

so far I have found winter to be short. Not working much means I don't go to work in the dark or come home in the dark and that makes a big difference, I'm not up so early.
I'll walk when its cold,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2020, 22:13
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By macafee2
I don't find these very easy to use but they do...

I don't find these very easy to use but they do do the job.

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
ok thanks, no idea what the cables are. I was...

ok thanks, no idea what the cables are. I was going to cut the ends off and replace them as a precaution. The signal keeps getting interrupted.


I will check the links you gave me thank you...
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 19:51
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
cca? macafee2

cca?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2020, 19:50
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
I think expensive although water may not have...

I think expensive although water may not have gotten into the engine but its a risk

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 16:48
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
:) recognised it but the wife did a Google search...

:) recognised it but the wife did a Google search to confirm. The trek there and back is quite possibly what bought on my heart attack.
On the way back I had stopped to catch me breath and a woman...
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 13:34
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
LAN and RJ45 stuff

I am out of my depth.
can you suggest a decent RJ45 crimping tool and good quality RJ45 male plugs? The plugs are for CCTV

I was thinking this for the tool
...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
it is Pulpit Rock in Norway macafee2

it is Pulpit Rock in Norway

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2020, 12:16
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By macafee2
if the fluid in the master cylinder is not going...

if the fluid in the master cylinder is not going down then it cannot be a leak.
Split the hydraulic fitting part way along the pipe between master and slave.
Press the clutch pedal down, it...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 4th January 2020, 21:18
Replies: 57
Views: 2,037
Posted By macafee2
oh go on then, if not too late can you add me for...

oh go on then, if not too late can you add me for breakfast? spur of the moment decision

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
Film Quiz

Mission Impossible - Fallout
near the end of the film Tom Cruise crashes his helicopter into the bad guys helicopter, they both crash.

Tom cruise and the bad guy have a fight and one of the...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 09:44
Replies: 29
Views: 818
Posted By macafee2
Graham, I am sorry for your loss. ...

Graham, I am sorry for your loss.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 21:11
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By macafee2
and it must be remembered that there were honest...

and it must be remembered that there were honest members of the opposing armed forces. Not all were filled with "hatred", they were doing either their duty or what they believed in

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By macafee2
I have that too. I recall them series saying...

I have that too. I recall them series saying about the Germans going into a village, separating men from woman and children and murdering them all, men, woman and children. I think the village was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2020, 19:04
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By macafee2
remove the handbrake cable from the back plate...

remove the handbrake cable from the back plate and grease it before replacing.
undo the nut at the handbrake lever to help adjustment before reassembling.
check the surface of the drum to make...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 18:59
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By macafee2
History, WWII who cares?

I went to RAF Uxbridge today, this is where the bunker that controlled the Battle of Britain is located.

Nice visitor centre with somewhere to get something to eat and drink.
The guide was...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 09:15
Replies: 25
Views: 989
Posted By macafee2
ok so its dry but there needs to be fuel for the...

ok so its dry but there needs to be fuel for the fire, remove the fuel and what has the fire got to burn?
strike a match, it burns to the end and goes out, the "fire" can only continue if the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2020, 23:47
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By macafee2
I would if closer but I seem to be a long way...

I would if closer but I seem to be a long way from people that need major help. I wonder if a factor is that you are thinking of getting rid of the car.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 23:43
Replies: 25
Views: 989
Posted By macafee2
forest fires, what dont I understand

I'm always baffled when forest fires destroy lots of houses in a town or even scattered about.

Why has the forest not in the preceding months and years been cut back?
I have no idea what...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2020, 10:24
Replies: 19
Views: 530
Posted By macafee2
got to be honest I thought you were a trader...

got to be honest I thought you were a trader trading via the forum. I apologise if this has caused embarrassment to you that was not intended. I then wanted to check that trebor was making it clear...
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