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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2015, 13:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By wmj
Living in rural Angus in Scotland I often have to...

Living in rural Angus in Scotland I often have to drive on snow covered roads. So far I have never had any problems with my ZT Auto, just seems to keep going sure and steady no matter whats thrown at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2014, 16:53
Replies: 21
Views: 1,723
Posted By wmj
Living in a rural part of Scotland I use winter...

Living in a rural part of Scotland I use winter tyres and swear by them. They not only out perform summer tyres with grip and braking at tempratures below 7 degrees, they also grip on Snow and Ice...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2014, 13:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,157
Posted By wmj
Grooves are meant to be a better performing disk...

Grooves are meant to be a better performing disk for road cars, the grooves clean the pads on each pass by skimming them. The skimming of the Pads also helps reduce scoring on the disks. The downside...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2014, 17:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By wmj
I have that very problem with mine! Revs up and...

I have that very problem with mine! Revs up and down with aircon/climate control on. If you have a solution I would be very grateful.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 16:33
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By wmj
You would not be using the sales of goods act....

You would not be using the sales of goods act. You would be pursuing costs for the repairs to a component or components that you would rightly have expected to be in a sound and safe condition...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 14:50
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By wmj
If one of the reasons you bought the car was...

If one of the reasons you bought the car was because it had a years MOT and therefore were not expecting to have to pay for any repairs to components that had just passed, I would expect you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 14:02
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By wmj
Just edited above and included link.

Just edited above and included link.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 13:49
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By wmj
Seen aftermarket back-plates advertised on the...

Seen aftermarket back-plates advertised on the forum, should come up in a search. Or if the hole where the pin fits through isn't too big due to corrosion, do what I did and use a large diameter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 12:21
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By wmj
Another option is the easily modified lower mount...

Another option is the easily modified lower mount from a Mk3 Mondeo which is almost identical and usually a good, cheap buy from a scrapyard or Ebay. The Mondeo mount is a better design and doesn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 11:20
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By wmj
You will need to do both front shocks and as far...

You will need to do both front shocks and as far as I am aware there are no aftermarket sets available for the diesel. Done mine last year and they were around £80 each from Rimmer Bros. When you do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2014, 11:07
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By wmj
I work in Dundee and live not far away.

I work in Dundee and live not far away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2014, 13:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By wmj
I ended up buying a 75 wing for my ZT and the...

I ended up buying a 75 wing for my ZT and the only job I had was painting the chrome trim strip to same colour as wing. Lots of great how to threads on here for wings etc. I would also look at buying...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2014, 01:36
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By wmj
It was really straight forward for us. I didn't...

It was really straight forward for us. I didn't realise this was an option until advised by a family member in the accident repair business. The key words when asking the insurance assessor is "cash...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2014, 19:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By wmj
I have posted about this before but in a similar...

I have posted about this before but in a similar situation we were advised to ask for the car to be returned to us from assessor and for a "cash settlement" in leu of our own repair. Agree on a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2014, 11:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,005
Posted By wmj
I will be shot down in flames for recommending...

I will be shot down in flames for recommending these by the "they are the only thing between you and the road brigade" but I have Nankangs on mine and so far they have been good all round. If you are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2014, 20:16
Replies: 68
Views: 7,696
Posted By wmj
We had a similar experience when our insurance...

We had a similar experience when our insurance company tried to write off the car as a total loss. After taking some sound advice we were told to ask the insurance company to return the car to us...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2014, 00:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,966
Posted By wmj
I had a set of these on the ZT when I bought it....

I had a set of these on the ZT when I bought it. I purchased the car on the outskirts of Glasgow and the Union Jack around those parts is heavily linked to Ranges Fc. I assumed the previous owner was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2014, 18:02
Replies: 175
Views: 7,679
Posted By wmj
Sounds exactly like my first Marina cost me £80,...

Sounds exactly like my first Marina cost me £80, had to take a petrol tank out of the back of a Datsun 180B which was mounted in the boot and put it in the boot of my Marina. The Marina was on it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2014, 17:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,773
Posted By wmj
There is a guy in my neck of the woods up here on...

There is a guy in my neck of the woods up here on the east coast of Scotland that rents out his workshop including a large selection of tools including air tools, bench drills, welding equip and a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 19th March 2014, 16:48
Replies: 88
Views: 5,732
Posted By wmj
I live in Glamis and can thoroughly recommend the...

I live in Glamis and can thoroughly recommend the Extravaganza. It's a fantastic day out for the whole family with an incredible collection of vintage and classic cars on show. There are also a large...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2014, 17:44
Replies: 859
Views: 31,751
Posted By wmj
There are International legal experts still...

There are International legal experts still arguing about whether if Scotland vote yes, both Scotland and the remaining UK may both become “successor states.” The argument being that without Scotland...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2014, 19:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By wmj
I have the ramps from machinemart and would not...

I have the ramps from machinemart and would not recommend them. Not heavy duty enough for our cars. Extensions buckled after first time using them and welds broke and ramps buckled with the front of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2014, 19:04
Replies: 15
Views: 907
Posted By wmj
I recently came across one when replacing the...

I recently came across one when replacing the wing on my zt. If it helps mines didn't have any water in it. I would suggest squeezing the bag to see if water comes out. If it's meant to have water in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2014, 14:34
Replies: 42
Views: 4,249
Posted By wmj
As promised, some pics of the car after the...

As promised, some pics of the car after the accident. Panel damage, the strut pushed back and the bent lower arm.

In the end I had to replace a headlight, strut, lower arm, drive shaft, track rod...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2014, 12:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By wmj
I recently purchased an arm from this company on...

I recently purchased an arm from this company on ebay and it was very good quality and a bit cheaper than mgrover part.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2014, 16:02
Replies: 42
Views: 4,249
Posted By wmj
We were recently hit by a drunk driver,...

We were recently hit by a drunk driver, fortunately while parked and with no one in the car. Insurance wanted to write the car off as uneconomical repar estimated at £3100. I decided to visit the...
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