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Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2022, 15:54
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By xsport
the crunching noise does not sound healthy.Was...

the crunching noise does not sound healthy.Was the bearing put in properly ,without damage to the bearing and reluctor .. just a thought .
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 30th June 2022, 15:45
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
looking through my kenwood wiring diagram that...

looking through my kenwood wiring diagram that came with the unit which is only 2 yrs old today. It says to wire the unit via red wire for ignition only. That is the default wiring for my unit. It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2022, 23:01
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
the exhaust is only few minute job. You need to...

the exhaust is only few minute job. You need to just whip off the rubber hangers . support the flexi join from underneath. even then it gets under your feet .... :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 21:15
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By xsport
apparently the "facelift "models were the worst...

apparently the "facelift "models were the worst ... :D
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th June 2022, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
STU, are all the other controls on the steering...

STU, are all the other controls on the steering working ok ? horn/cruise etc . have you checked .. the cruise roadsign should appear on the screen.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 19:30
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By xsport
Stewart. Post again in the ICE section on both...

Stewart. Post again in the ICE section on both boards. There is one also for the stock high line systems. some clever clued up guys on there. worth a try...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 19:21
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
Gordon brown was a canny scot indeed. He was and...

Gordon brown was a canny scot indeed. He was and still is a strong supporter of the union. He sold off 400 tons of the UK gold bullion reserves. Left the UK with around 325 tons only in reserve. He...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 18:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,419
Posted By xsport
Dont put any in there.Just make it as clean as...

Dont put any in there.Just make it as clean as possible.the bearing is sealed anyway. Brush away any rust/dirt debris that you see. A little dob on the driveshaft splines wont i suppose do any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2022, 18:29
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By xsport
Not so sure about the Indian arms bit .. :eek:

Not so sure about the Indian arms bit .. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2022, 18:27
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By xsport
the exhaust catalogue is all over the place with...

the exhaust catalogue is all over the place with rimmers. Those bore sizes do not correspond with reality , and whats on your car . I spent nearly an hour on the phone once to rimmers stores as he...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th June 2022, 18:11
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
Oh i see. your set up is different to mine. i...

Oh i see. your set up is different to mine. i didnt use the stalk lead. just steering buttons and a standard connects2 unit. my connects2 has one input lead only and couples to the unit which in turn...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 17:49
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
yes andy your right. All the same tank on...

yes andy your right. All the same tank on petrols. Just the part numbers being altered probably due to bmw or mgr part number change overs or prices or whatever. Martin should be able to syphon...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th June 2022, 23:07
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
did you follow the instructions for the connects...

did you follow the instructions for the connects 2 single wire connection ? you just use the one input wire on that and the adapter does the rest. if you buy another then you could wire the unit to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 22:27
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By xsport
The main problem with cost is down to how the...

The main problem with cost is down to how the insurance company risks your area or postcode. It seems now that even if you live in a very good area , then you can still pay a big premium. They now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 22:10
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By xsport
Try putting this in the wanted section as it may...

Try putting this in the wanted section as it may help with more views.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:55
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
Just a bit extra if it helps. if i remember...

Just a bit extra if it helps. if i remember correctly , if the shocks are unbolted at the bottom bolts to the radius arms , this should allow the arms to drop down further and give you some extra...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By xsport
If the slight increase in noise does not bother...

If the slight increase in noise does not bother you, then for the one off price you will pay , for the cat back system , its a no brainer. You will save money in the long term and hassle free , is a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:06
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
Thankyou simon for your time and efforts for...

Thankyou simon for your time and efforts for others. much appreciated. .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:04
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
im pretty sure that the tank can be manipulated...

im pretty sure that the tank can be manipulated over the handbrake cables , without disconnecting at either the hubs or compensator. release the handbrake lever fully and it should come out with a...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
The pensions row will emerge soon. As i...

The pensions row will emerge soon. As i understand it, state pensions paid today are to fund the retired state pensions paid currently. Not paid now for a future date. Its a benefit ,as are tax...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By xsport
No wonder the BBC dont have money for those of us...

No wonder the BBC dont have money for those of us that want to watch england matches.... Hope they have saved some cash for the world cup... and yes its the womens revenge time now. .. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 14:07
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
The tank will come out without releasing the...

The tank will come out without releasing the cables from the backplates. they will need disconnecting from the compensator and along their routes to the backplates. If the subframe needs dropping...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 13:47
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
hello martin , been trying to do some digging for...

hello martin , been trying to do some digging for you. It seems that the petrol tanks on all variants are the same. Even the V8 looks to be the same tank and pump and filter. The only petrol tank...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 21:56
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By xsport
Not from an economical point of view, but of...

Not from an economical point of view, but of interest. Rimmers £350 plus postage for complete new shaft complete. Autodoc"s start at £106 upwards for the shaft complete. Lots of makes available. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 21:35
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
hello again martin. Been trying to get this...

hello again martin. Been trying to get this thread moving for you but its slow taking off. There are people who do know the ins and outs of these pumps individually. In other words you need someone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 16:39
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By xsport
if you have got the shells then any bearing...

if you have got the shells then any bearing reputable supplier should be able to identify and source one , i would have thought.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th June 2022, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
is the radio/unit working manually : without...

is the radio/unit working manually : without steering wheel controls ?
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th June 2022, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By xsport
does it say which way round to connect the new...

does it say which way round to connect the new unit .some are live permanent and some only on the ignition on . it should have mentioned on connects 2 leaflet install. Its been a while now since i...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 11:46
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
Thanks simon . I did indeed mean the filter ....

Thanks simon . I did indeed mean the filter . .... :o Glad you pointed this out , i knew i should have gone to bed earlier ....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 23:05
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By xsport
Is the servo working ok ? im a petrol head and...

Is the servo working ok ? im a petrol head and there are posts on here how to check the servo function of diesels and what to check. Have a google on the search bar. Hope the pistons were nice and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:50
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By xsport
If you have the haynes manual, then follow that....

If you have the haynes manual, then follow that. It wont be far out from the RAVE version, although it does have mistakes in the manual. its generally ok. If you read most of the haynes manual is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:40
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
The earlier pumps were better as they escaped the...

The earlier pumps were better as they escaped the fabled orange clip senario of coming unscrewed. I presume this is for your KV6 . You will be able to identify the two pump types apart by looking at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:01
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By xsport
hi martin. i know that the exhaust should not be...

hi martin. i know that the exhaust should not be a problem.it can be rested and supported under the flexi.just in the way a little but working around it is ok. Im not in a position to advise on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By xsport
i gave up on the 3M tapes a while back. what i...

i gave up on the 3M tapes a while back. what i found was they deteriorate under high temps. I now use the GORILLA transparent double sided tape. its very strong. Its expensive but good. i now use it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:18
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By xsport
Without seeming rude in any way. The steering...

Without seeming rude in any way. The steering wheel is tight isnt it .... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:16
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By xsport
That will be for you to investigate. Any small...

That will be for you to investigate. Any small turn of the wheel should respond with a roadwheel steering response. That is provided the columb clamp at the base of the steering columb to wrack is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By xsport
thankyou simon. Yes i did buy the carbon products...

thankyou simon. Yes i did buy the carbon products versions. renewed all 4 , even though the slow speed earth was the only significant one in need of replacing. im not an aircon "must have on " driver...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 20:12
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By xsport
insurance

sent P.M to your inbox.
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 19:57
Replies: 16
Views: 593
Posted By xsport
And that coupled with self level 4x4 off road...

And that coupled with self level 4x4 off road computer capabilities, it does not bode well for a trouble free system. looks better without a towbar being present outside a mayfair hotel. This is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 19:29
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By xsport
I admire your honesty and courage to admit your...

I admire your honesty and courage to admit your oversight !! ... and the upside to all this .. ? It has now sorted out your problem , so Alls well that ends well. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2022, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By xsport
Helped me out a few times too.well done MAT and...

Helped me out a few times too.well done MAT and CO .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 19
Views: 3,419
Posted By xsport
I would change the bearing while its off. that...

I would change the bearing while its off. that can be done by hand but i would recommend that it is pressed in using a hydraulic press to avoid damaging the bearing. some garages would do it for you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2022, 22:29
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By xsport
zcs codes

i have kv6 3 speed fan /4 wire fitted. if i were to fit jules revotec fan myself, does the control box need altering in any way ? and secondly , will i need a session on T4 for zcs codes . would EP...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd June 2022, 20:43
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By xsport
Best of british rover do replacement virgin...

Best of british rover do replacement virgin circuit boards. they come with serial number codes and will need coding by t4 i believe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2022, 19:52
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By xsport
Sadly not. you cannot really see what your doing....

Sadly not. you cannot really see what your doing. You could by feel, risk it and try to clean out the old plastic and whatever else with the help of a mirror and torch , but given the hassle ,i would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 23:18
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By xsport
If the cat does prove to be broken, whatever you...

If the cat does prove to be broken, whatever you do , dont part with it.they fetch really good money ... even broken. dont let a garage relieve you of it as they will cash it in. you may be suprised...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By xsport
depends if Arctic still has copies. some of the...

depends if Arctic still has copies. some of the photos on here were lost forever.photobucket i think.no doubt arctic will help if he can....;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 18:06
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By xsport
eventually yes.was offered a replacement set but...

eventually yes.was offered a replacement set but declined. paypal sorted the rest ....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:54
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By xsport
whilst jacked up with both wheels off the ground,...

whilst jacked up with both wheels off the ground, and with the steering lock disengaged , the steering wheel will spin , and when it gets to the end of its turns it will bump. Mine has always done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By xsport
The large bearing housing that transmits the...

The large bearing housing that transmits the drive shaft to the offside front wheel , have for some members been an issue once they get worn and show signs of play. They can be replaced . You could...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:31
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By xsport
Glad you did not buy the borg and beck. i bought...

Glad you did not buy the borg and beck. i bought on Ebay the same ones,front and rear and had to send them back. Two had no through holes in 2 of them !! Due to over crimping at the patheticly soft...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 12:13
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
A tiny group of agitators about sums it up. Until...

A tiny group of agitators about sums it up. Until the SNP get a true and workable majority at the ballot box,i doubt they will ever have a strong case for independence. The SNP only have about one...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 02:38
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
Scots living in wales,northern ireland and...

Scots living in wales,northern ireland and england are also entitled to their vote too. i would have thought. A U.K vote seems fair. EX pats voted abroad in certain areas during the brexit vote did...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By xsport
what about an LPG version. has anyone ever seen...

what about an LPG version. has anyone ever seen one ? it would not be a difficult thing to do. keeps the emissions down and the sound up.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By xsport
nice to know mike. dont know how long the L.W.B...

nice to know mike. dont know how long the L.W.B versions will be available for in the future but the job seems a lot cheaper to do than them buying new... ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 17:55
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By xsport
yes i have just found some on the bay. you may be...

yes i have just found some on the bay. you may be able to reposition them on the waist seals to get a better grip on the doorcard.they are usually ripped in those same positions and try to keep the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 15:50
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
i agree wraymond,but this new wave of...

i agree wraymond,but this new wave of independence is being fired mainly by the younger generations,whom in most cases cannot see beyond tomorrow. They may appear to be "woke" but in reality are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 15:39
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By xsport
failing a lack of ceramic grease to hand, i have...

failing a lack of ceramic grease to hand, i have used red rubber grease applied to the threads.it will seal up the top ring area of the threads where exposed to water and gives a good seal. the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By xsport
rimmer bros have metal clips showing under...

rimmer bros have metal clips showing under r75mgzt door seals fittings.they say for the limo, but i think they will be ok.part number EKM100250. have a look to see if those are what your after. ... ...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 12:10
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
im sure scotland would need to revamp its...

im sure scotland would need to revamp its military situation. Being not far away from mr putins Finland controlled arctic areas. those waters and ports control the back doors to landlock the north of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 11:35
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
super pictures Arctic (as always). thankyou. Also...

super pictures Arctic (as always). thankyou. Also i note that this method is done without contamination of any swarth from the process to get inside the brake calliper. nice tip for the torx .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 11:31
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
no good to anyone on your own ron. ... :D

no good to anyone on your own ron. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 11:28
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By xsport
he is perhaps on holiday or is very busy or has...

he is perhaps on holiday or is very busy or has other commitments. give him a few days more and im sure he will respond. sometimes he is late to reply but im sure he will... ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 18th June 2022, 23:50
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By xsport
they are difficult to get hold of over here.!!!...

they are difficult to get hold of over here.!!! there are some about but people snap them up when found. Car wash morons usually do the damage pressing on them to pull the seats back without the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 22:34
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
Oh , come and live in the real world of peasant...

Oh , come and live in the real world of peasant underdog class !! its free to join and membership here in leicester is usually a lifetime commitment. once enrolled lt is very difficult to leave. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2022, 22:11
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
thats why they dont open them if the nipples are...

thats why they dont open them if the nipples are stiff. they would rather chance that than risk a snapped bleed nipple. ..
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 14:06
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
agreed ! the brexit referendum could have gone...

agreed ! the brexit referendum could have gone either way. the result suited me , but could have been thwarted by others. So its only correct in my view that the choice is maintained for both sides....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2022, 13:57
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By xsport
Yes i have come across this before, where the...

Yes i have come across this before, where the spanner size differs. however the thread size was the same for both. socket spanner seams the better for grip than a hexagon or ring spanner to undo them...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 23:36
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
hi arctic. Does the diesel have its own vacuum...

hi arctic. Does the diesel have its own vacuum pump system to generate the required effect ? could that not be working or not show open cicuit on T4 ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 23:32
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By xsport
i bought mine from rimmer bros. i had bought...

i bought mine from rimmer bros. i had bought alloy nipples from ebay but they were rubbish. they were soft and snapped easily,not from over tightening , but even with a liberal coating of copper slip...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 22:53
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
the sinking pedal syndrome is a common topic on...

the sinking pedal syndrome is a common topic on here ,especially on automatics. mine has always done this very slightly on my auto,but never been a problem. you seem to have a floppy pedal for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 22:45
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By xsport
i thought that like in the MOT quick test , pump...

i thought that like in the MOT quick test , pump up the brake pedal first , then hold it down and start the engine , it should fall . that is for petrol engines. you have diesel so im not sure if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 22:16
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By xsport
yes i understand what you are saying , and...

yes i understand what you are saying , and couldnt agree more. My post was aimed more at the longer term , meaning that these members , like the rest of us will be gone ... eventually . i just hope...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 15:57
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By xsport
would be your best bet..second hand is a good...

would be your best bet..second hand is a good option. they are pretty durable things and well made on these cars. not a huge job to change over and you will need a regas any way.worth a punt i think..
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2022, 15:52
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
Wonder how long it would be ,if scotland were to...

Wonder how long it would be ,if scotland were to reach independence status, that the lady Nicola , would be inclined to ask for a referendum for a scottish monarchy . I think perhaps she has always...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By xsport
well done cliff. wish i had MOT men in leicester...

well done cliff. wish i had MOT men in leicester so forgiving. been using the same place for 25yrs. Until recently i managed no advisories for all the years i have owned the rover (14) and only a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 14:45
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By xsport
klarzy, marinabrian,philt4,jules, hopefully...

klarzy, marinabrian,philt4,jules, hopefully trikey will return soon.dont want to lose him. There is an awful lot of experience and knowledge tied up in here. A lot of us oldies dont use facebook,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2022, 22:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By xsport
yes ,they are working on it. .. ;) and you...

yes ,they are working on it. .. ;) and you can be sure the progress will be very slow. Too good for business to hurry ... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2022, 22:19
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By xsport
get them changed whilst your in there. a good...

get them changed whilst your in there. a good session of frosty weather will see them off anyway by the look of them. do them both and you will be glad that you did. .. :D
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 17:34
Replies: 163
Views: 5,060
Posted By xsport
record unemployment and hard times ahead ... ...

record unemployment and hard times ahead ... everyone is patriotic but this is a massive price thats going to be put onto the heads of many unsuspecting voters. ... the last time scotland was...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 17:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,370
Posted By xsport
wishing you both all the best. ... ;)

wishing you both all the best. ... ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By xsport
Was it " Mr tambourine man " or " cockk- - a-...

Was it " Mr tambourine man " or " cockk- - a- Doodle Doo " ... :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 19:52
Replies: 13,756
Views: 1,447,685
Posted By xsport
does the 260 talk at all to the R75 protocol ?...

does the 260 talk at all to the R75 protocol ? would you would need to clear the existing fault light first, if it has been logged on permanantly ? you would need to see if it is throwing up a new...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 19:27
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By xsport
I do remember on a couple of occasions, whilst...

I do remember on a couple of occasions, whilst 7yrs of age at junior school , being given a note and some money in my hand, and being sent out of class on an errand for my school mistress. to the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 19:03
Replies: 16
Views: 352
Posted By xsport
Oh , so aptly named ... it is indeed the lunar...

Oh , so aptly named ... it is indeed the lunar cycle... !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 15:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By xsport
recently when mat is off there has been someone...

recently when mat is off there has been someone covering for him at main office, if only to despatch goods.he has a lot more staff now. did you try emailing them or telephone to see if anyone is...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th June 2022, 15:19
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
no luck yet stewart ? are you still looking and...

no luck yet stewart ? are you still looking and keeping an eye out for gumtree and parkers, autotrader etc ? As you will have noticed the KV6 2.5 are becoming rarer and the one to go for. ... ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 15:09
Replies: 13,756
Views: 1,447,685
Posted By xsport
hi again ry. if you still have problems put this...

hi again ry. if you still have problems put this up on the technical section to generate some help, as a lot dont always read the posts on the "what i did today " section.... :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 15:04
Replies: 13,756
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Posted By xsport
hi ry.hope your well !!. was the new sensor...

hi ry.hope your well !!. was the new sensor exactly the same length as the old one ,and the seating area on the hub cleaned, and seated at the correct distance from the reluctor ring ? these two are...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th June 2022, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By xsport
the night vision ones are best. or at least i...

the night vision ones are best. or at least i prefer them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2022, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By xsport
What a joke. ... :duh:

What a joke. ... :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2022, 20:45
Replies: 13,756
Views: 1,447,685
Posted By xsport
Decided to disconnect the main plug behind the...

Decided to disconnect the main plug behind the offside headlight today in order to see if i could stop my xennon flickering . success .. :D it unplugged after a bit of a fight and a few grazed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2022, 20:32
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
i thought that maybe the case, as another member...

i thought that maybe the case, as another member did post that not many were coded at the dealers. still no worries now when you need to whip off the battery. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2022, 20:29
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By xsport
good thing your well prepared mike ... as usual...

good thing your well prepared mike ... as usual .. :} better top up the spare parts bin again now then .. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2022, 20:24
Replies: 8
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Posted By xsport
A lot of people do not like this colour, but i do...

A lot of people do not like this colour, but i do actually. it looks nice , especially when they have the sandstone trim....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2022, 18:57
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By xsport
try a google search above.there are posts...

try a google search above.there are posts somewhere on here to help.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2022, 16:36
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
just be grateful your roller bearings are ok. ......

just be grateful your roller bearings are ok. ... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2022, 16:32
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
there used to be a website online where , if you...

there used to be a website online where , if you supplied them with the make /model/ and serial number, then for a small fee would get the original code for you. i have not checked if it is still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2022, 23:56
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
mine was too. i have on previous vehicles removed...

mine was too. i have on previous vehicles removed the code and changed it. i cannot remember if there is an option for this to reset your code in the radio booklet if you have one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2022, 22:55
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
correct ... :D

correct ... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2022, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By xsport
my symphony had its code written in the users...

my symphony had its code written in the users handbook , by the previous owner. worth a look. or even the service book.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2022, 22:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By xsport
just the driving test to overcome next then. .......

just the driving test to overcome next then. .... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2022, 21:59
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By xsport
I believe that one exits under the brake servo....

I believe that one exits under the brake servo. have a look at arctics posts by using the google search bar above " rodding plenums " or similar should bring it up.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 21:10
Replies: 123
Views: 4,389
Posted By xsport
dont even mention the house of lords .... ...

dont even mention the house of lords .... terrific value for money ... as well as knighthoods ... i think we will stop there. .. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 22:34
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By xsport
just unbolt it and check for play at the joints....

just unbolt it and check for play at the joints. they are only a ball and socket affair. should not be any play on it, just movement to allow the balljoint to turn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 22:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,356
Posted By xsport
yes, its a wound that is terminal and you wont...

yes, its a wound that is terminal and you wont recover from. it . Nice choice, nice car. Well done !!! ... ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 22:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,716
Posted By xsport
the big problem occurs when the other end ( the...

the big problem occurs when the other end ( the claw ) pulls away and separates from the rear of the light. i have put them back on pushing through from the back of the light and using the up/down...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 22:10
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By xsport
i had this twice on my KV6. the lower arm...

i had this twice on my KV6. the lower arm pinchbolt although tight , was not clamping correctly. in fact it had elongated the pin mounting hole in the hub. the pin will drop onto the cross through...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 21:13
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
this makes more sense as to why there are no...

this makes more sense as to why there are no instructions to replace the whole set up. but if you did want to ... there is no guidance for example the setting of the tensioner and tensioner pulley...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 14:35
Replies: 123
Views: 4,389
Posted By xsport
good job i dont have to fuel a V8 ... but then...

good job i dont have to fuel a V8 ... but then again i would only use it for special occasions. dream on....;)
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 14:32
Replies: 123
Views: 4,389
Posted By xsport
Exactly. The duties are the cause of the over...

Exactly. The duties are the cause of the over inflated costs. the

chancellor is reaping in the cash in :devil:with these prices. yes its gone up in price per barrel but the rest is all revenues....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 14:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
just wondered if you have ever tried the camshaft...

just wondered if you have ever tried the camshaft oil seal method. for my part i have not, but wondered if they are easier to install than the caps and also if they leak at all ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 14:02
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By xsport
did you get much noise from these ? my last set...

did you get much noise from these ? my last set of summer tyres were dunlops with rim protectors on the sidewalls, and cost me £131 each. most noisey tyres by far i have ever had fitted. cracks put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 13:54
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By xsport
well thats encouraging. how long have they been...

well thats encouraging. how long have they been on ? still early days though at 5000 mls . garage kept .. or outdoor ? apparently it does make a difference.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By xsport
or transferred over. it takes only a little...

or transferred over. it takes only a little fettling. but the look of them as said looks better on the eye when fitted to both sides of the wheel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By xsport
usually more of a "creaking" noise rather than...

usually more of a "creaking" noise rather than grumbling when the mounts are going. But to be honest , whenever i have changed them they dont take long to return the same noise. so as long as there...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 12:40
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By xsport
you could try a battery reset. its maybe just a...

you could try a battery reset. its maybe just a blip that has occurred similar to the ERR sign or the dash staying illuminated on after the key has been removed. nothing lost for a try.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 12:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By xsport
cannot grumble at 10yrs service ! are they asian...

cannot grumble at 10yrs service ! are they asian made or EU ? seems to me that the clean environment strategy from the EU was not thought through very well for the european market. the limitation...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 12:05
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By xsport
it makes you wonder about paying the extra for...

it makes you wonder about paying the extra for premium tyre brands. whats the point if you are at risk with cracking tyres only a few years old ? hope you fare ok with your new tyres , but at £55 a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2022, 23:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By xsport
cracking tyres

there seems to be a lot of tyres cracking , especially in the tread depths lately reported. i have read a little regarding the chemicals used during the manufacture process which contributes a lot to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2022, 23:31
Replies: 13,756
Views: 1,447,685
Posted By xsport
MOT passed again today. ... ;) however small...

MOT passed again today. ... ;) however small cracks appearing on all four tyres. very small but i was informed by the tester. all about 4 years old but not much wear at all on the tread...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2022, 23:23
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By xsport
all season tyres

anyone tried AVON AS7 all season tyres ? im thinking of buying a set but do you compromise in both winter and summer application ... i have never tried them... cannot be masters of both i would have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2022, 22:58
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
thanks cliff. my problem lies with the acer...

thanks cliff. my problem lies with the acer laptop i have on windows 10. there is no CD tray. would this work if i could copy in full to a stick somehow ? i tried putting into a stick before, on an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2022, 22:16
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By xsport
do you have the hans temperature gauge fitted by...

do you have the hans temperature gauge fitted by any chance ? the digital engine temperature display unit .. just a thought..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2022, 22:58
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By xsport
just asking ,but was the correct fluid and...

just asking ,but was the correct fluid and quantity used to change the autobox oil ? and was the correct procedure followed ? i would have the fluid done again just to be sure, and it wont do any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2022, 21:20
Replies: 37
Views: 2,317
Posted By xsport
put me down for one please rick. p.m me the...

put me down for one please rick. p.m me the deposit details and i will pay today. i have just seen the deadline date for orders .. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2022, 21:06
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By xsport
there are indeed lots of nice people out there....

there are indeed lots of nice people out there. BUT there are also a darned site more bad ones . .. nice to hear that you were very fortunate to have had the misfortune of your bump with an honest...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2022, 20:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
nice to know . its something i will try on the...

nice to know . its something i will try on the next belt job. nice one. .. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2022, 20:30
Replies: 13,756
Views: 1,447,685
Posted By xsport
finished the timing belts change. all good and...

finished the timing belts change. all good and running sweet. not one of my favourite jobs , but certainly an important one not to ignore. MOT next on the list. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2022, 20:24
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By xsport
battery charger

i bought an intelligent "challenge" battery charger , about 3 yrs ago. it has fast and slow charge options and does the job fine whenever needed. my neighbour has a golf with stop start battery...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2022, 20:17
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By xsport
well all i can say is that the tabs were in a...

well all i can say is that the tabs were in a right state, and have been mutilated by someone at some point. never the less i think you have done the correct thing and renewed the connection. better...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2022, 18:59
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
hi simon. i have been using this method for years...

hi simon. i have been using this method for years and it does help indeed. my problems stems from a lack of work area. i have no off road parking space. i have to work outside on the road. to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2022, 18:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
thankyou martin for your reply. it seems that my...

thankyou martin for your reply. it seems that my clamp probably would have done the job. its certainly a good idea . did you have room for the rears as well as the fronts to get the clamp on ? ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2022, 22:00
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
im also going to fettle the original rubber bung...

im also going to fettle the original rubber bung to fit my gates tensioner , as its not that far out a fit. but thats for when the worst job of all comes up ... the dreaded undertray refit. i always...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2022, 21:54
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
it makes no sense at all from a long established...

it makes no sense at all from a long established car manufacturers point of view , to instruct belt changes at 4 yrs or 90000 mls ,whichever comes first, and not to issue service instruction for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2022, 21:37
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By xsport
how bad are the locking tabs ? i have...

how bad are the locking tabs ? i have straightened them back into shape in the past. if you are careful and they are not ripped or have cracks they can be reworked. they only hold the pipe in situ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2022, 22:26
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
hopefully firing up this weekend. so no way back...

hopefully firing up this weekend. so no way back now. too many hours have been spent for a revisit ... my windows 10 laptop does not like my rave cd, so without spending hours trawling through with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2022, 22:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
thankyou simon. i have a similar device , but...

thankyou simon. i have a similar device , but only about 2ft reach span. i just wondered where the opposite end to the caps was located on the tool that you saw during that particular repair that you...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th May 2022, 20:03
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By xsport
im not sure that the BMW is infared, i suppose it...

im not sure that the BMW is infared, i suppose it depends on the model and of course the year. cant you do some google to see if the set up is compatible or not. ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2022, 19:58
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
well the GATES tensioner fitted fine. the only...

well the GATES tensioner fitted fine. the only downside to it was that i could not refit the rubber tensioner bung back in , as it was a different profile to the INA version. just worry a little if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2022, 19:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
hi simon. can you describe these clamps in a...

hi simon. can you describe these clamps in a little more detail please ? i have large "G" clamps and also a long arm clamp for wood , but i cannot see anywhere to attach or implement a similar...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2022, 22:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By xsport
End caps

Camshaft endcaps on the KV6 beltchange put me back about 2 hours today. anyone that has done this job will know the issues. with very little space to work in, and having bought new caps from rimmers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2022, 22:18
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By xsport
if no luck on your searches, put this in the...

if no luck on your searches, put this in the wanted section for others to see. you may get lucky....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2022, 22:14
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By xsport
some members have said that after removing the...

some members have said that after removing the plastic fan blade assembly, they had to replace it. i had no problem with mine. however i did mark it up to be fitted back in the same position , and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2022, 22:08
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
im not 100% sure but did mat sell these at some...

im not 100% sure but did mat sell these at some point as a gates belt kit ? if so, then there should have been some feedback i would have thought. .. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2022, 22:05
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
thankyou simon for your reply . my guess is that...

thankyou simon for your reply . my guess is that because its a gates tensioner made by gates for the KV6 it would be a damper type arrangement , similar in design to a simple strut shock absorber ....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2022, 22:44
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By xsport
any ideas anyone ? ... :shrug:

any ideas anyone ? ... :shrug:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th May 2022, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By xsport
does the unit come with an instruction manual ? ...

does the unit come with an instruction manual ? it should tell you how to set up the steering controls in the install. you had just better hope the unit is compatible with the non infared set up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2022, 20:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By xsport
the tabs are ok if you treat them with care. mine...

the tabs are ok if you treat them with care. mine were ok. the bigger problem was the mounting screws for the motor to come off. mine were well seized in place and were a challenge to release. there...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2022, 22:46
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By xsport
your numbering is correct. toaf not. dont know...

your numbering is correct. toaf not. dont know why as the firing order is 1-6-5-4-3-2- number 1 cylinder front bank at primary belt end. 1-3-5 front 2-4-6 rear from primary belt. .... ;)
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