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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2021, 12:12
Replies: 37
Views: 3,529
Posted By Annfield-East
There are plenty of club members who think it...

There are plenty of club members who think it should be saved, but by someone else.

When I first saw advertised the one that I saved, I though the same. Then, a couple of days later I thought,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2021, 05:37
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Annfield-East
I was referring to the number of plinths.

I was referring to the number of plinths.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2021, 05:28
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Annfield-East
Graham, you will need to check to see if you need...

Graham, you will need to check to see if you need a 14 or 15 plinth nut. Its 15 for the earlier models and 14 for the later ones. I have both.

If you don't get sorted by Sunday bring some spare...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 12th August 2021, 04:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Annfield-East
Please check your inbox. PM sent.

Please check your inbox. PM sent.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 6th August 2021, 06:14
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Annfield-East
Hope to see you there Graham. I've only...

Hope to see you there Graham.

I've only attended one of these events since owning a 75, it was at Ripley Castle near Harrogate and I met four other club members there. It was well attended, about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 16:26
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
Lovely car, deserves a really good home. Good...

Lovely car, deserves a really good home. Good luck Norman.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 11:56
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
I was referring to members mutually praising and...

I was referring to members mutually praising and congratulating each other.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 07:11
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
This is supposed to be an enthusiasts club, but...

This is supposed to be an enthusiasts club, but at times it seems far more like a mutual praise and congratulation society.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 18:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
You have. Now its time for someone else to step...

You have. Now its time for someone else to step up to the mark.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 17:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
You've certainly done your bit.

You've certainly done your bit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 16:57
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By Annfield-East
As someone who, at about the same time, saved...

As someone who, at about the same time, saved another T Reg 75, albeit a diesel, it disgusts me to think that so many members say they should be saved but so few actually put their money where their...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd August 2021, 17:00
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
Now seeking this item again as the E-Bay seller...

Now seeking this item again as the E-Bay seller said his warehouse burnt down last month, all his stock was destroyed and the item should have been deleted from his listings!
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd August 2021, 05:21
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks to those who responded, item now ordered...

Thanks to those who responded, item now ordered on E-Bay.

But now please see next item. I spoke too soon!
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd August 2021, 15:27
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
[QUOTE=Eddiebassman;2893979]Iíll be able to help...

[QUOTE=Eddiebassman;2893979]Iíll be able to help in a few weeks. Iím getting another car similar to mine and will be swapping over the best bits. If you send me a message week commencing 16th if you...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd August 2021, 07:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Annfield-East
I am no longer attending for other reasons.

I am no longer attending for other reasons.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd August 2021, 06:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Annfield-East
Please remove me from the list. Thanks.

Please remove me from the list. Thanks.
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2021, 10:08
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
In the past I have had some pretty quick and...

In the past I have had some pretty quick and positive response to wanted ads. If I was a club trader I would be checking the wanted ads page several time a day.
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2021, 09:47
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, but try finding one, I advertised as below -...

Yes, but try finding one, I advertised as below - no responses.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=314360

I have scoured E-Bay, but only skullcap ones.

The mirror unit...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2021, 07:21
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Annfield-East
Rover 75 Chrome Door Mirror

Seeking a passenger side chrome door mirror, bullet style, non powerfold, for a 1999 car, the one shown below as my profile signature pic. Must be in really good condition.

Update - Wednesday 04...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 10:25
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
The nitty gritty work would have been completed...

The nitty gritty work would have been completed by then if you had. She had to remain there until Monday at the earliest as that was the first day for MOT submission and retain the 12 month...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 10:01
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Work done - lots of it!

Collected her from John yesterday, this is a list of work carried out/items renewed

Both rear suspension arms
Both rear anti roll bar links
Both rear springs
Rear brake hoses and pipe ends...
Forum: Items Wanted 27th July 2021, 18:35
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Annfield-East
Rover 75 Door Mirror Cover

Seeking a chrome passenger side mirror cover, just the cover, bullet style, for a 1999 car.

Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 16:16
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Repairs, full service and fresh MOT

Had a call from MGR John this afternoon,

Extensive repairs completed, there was more welding than previously anticipated, fresh MOT today until 25 August 2022 with no advisories, full service,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 26th July 2021, 15:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,495
Posted By Annfield-East
I am from North of the Tees. And the Wear for...

I am from North of the Tees. And the Wear for that matter.

Will I be allowed to attend?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 12:14
Replies: 30
Views: 2,142
Posted By Annfield-East
I never met Heather but was hoping to as she had...

I never met Heather but was hoping to as she had expressed intention to attend the next NE local meet.

So sad. RIP Heather.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 24th July 2021, 05:47
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By Annfield-East
Northumberland Classic Vehicle Gathering Sunday 15th August

I have booked an exhibit place at this event, and will be there with my early Cowley CDT, fresh after having lots of work done on it.

Here's hoping to see some other local, and perhaps not so...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 23rd July 2021, 04:57
Replies: 35
Views: 5,238
Posted By Annfield-East
Its Stainmore, and only open July and August,...

Its Stainmore, and only open July and August, blocked by snow for the rest of the year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 08:23
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Annfield-East
I carried out the same retrofit a few months ago...

I carried out the same retrofit a few months ago without a template. From what I recall I zoomed in on an image of a PPD boot, measured the height of the badge and the gap between it and the plinth...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2021, 05:30
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
To those who say that these early examples must...

To those who say that these early examples must be saved, there is a pre production T Reg Connoisseur, yes, it has a 00 VIN, on offer in the Members Cars For Sale section. Come on, there are plenty...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2021, 15:57
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Today I took her to MGR John for some quite...

Today I took her to MGR John for some quite extensive underbody work, though structurally she is sound. She will be there for a week, and, as well as a service, will be put through a pre MOT in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Annfield-East
Looks great Steve. I had my Longbridge 75...

Looks great Steve.

I had my Longbridge 75 upgraded, along with some other PD retrofits, a few weeks ago, just after we met at Ripley Castle. Worth every penny.

Of all the visible PD...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 09:38
Replies: 30
Views: 1,752
Posted By Annfield-East
The listing states that it must be scrapped and a...

The listing states that it must be scrapped and a Certificate of Destruction obtained and submitted.

There bill of sale includes a clause to that effect. You could always call them and ask.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 14:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,752
Posted By Annfield-East
The listing shows it as Cat B.

The listing shows it as Cat B.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2021, 12:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,752
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, there certainly are T Reg customer cars....

Yes, there certainly are T Reg customer cars. There one up for grabs in the members cars for sale section if you are interested.

On the subject of T Reg. whether it ended on 31st July or 31st...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2021, 10:28
Replies: 8
Views: 932
Posted By Annfield-East
Twice in thirty minutes.

0900 - I was outside in the street washing one of the fleet when a guy walking his dog, as they do, stopped and commented on what a lovely car it was, and that it would be worth a lot of money in ten...
Forum: Was it you? 13th July 2021, 17:07
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Annfield-East
06 Reg Tourer

Metallic gold 75 Tourer VU06 (VLE?) seen in New Kyo @ 1758 today.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2021, 05:02
Replies: 37
Views: 2,190
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for that. Thought so, as only petrol...

Thanks for that. Thought so, as only petrol engine launch models seem to get a mention.

I would be interested to know the VIN's of the earliest diesel production cars.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2021, 07:39
Replies: 37
Views: 2,190
Posted By Annfield-East
Was there a diesel launch model?

Was there a diesel launch model?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2021, 07:29
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By Annfield-East
On my 2002 vintage 75 the rectangle on the front...

On my 2002 vintage 75 the rectangle on the front inner pair is there but otherwise its blank.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 07:25
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Annfield-East
My Club SE was the same when I bought it, both...

My Club SE was the same when I bought it, both sides. Nothing to be of concern, I recently did the what was needed, involving a bit of elbow grease/rubbing down then the necessary with a spray can....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2021, 12:16
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By Annfield-East
Just checked mine, VIN 104619, off production...

Just checked mine, VIN 104619, off production line 21 June 1999, only the front inner pair of lenses are Rover embossed. Having said that, who is to say that the other lenses are original?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 16:22
Replies: 213
Views: 13,201
Posted By Annfield-East
Glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed...

Glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your day. After your recent experience you thoroughly deserved it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 05:10
Replies: 213
Views: 13,201
Posted By Annfield-East
Glad to hear that all who attended had a most...

Glad to hear that all who attended had a most enjoyable day, especially those who travelled long distances despite the prospect of iffy weather. Some really good pics, especially those with the Lancy...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd July 2021, 15:41
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks Arctic, hope I can return the favour some...

Thanks Arctic, hope I can return the favour some time, or perhaps a similar gesture to another member.
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd July 2021, 05:47
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Annfield-East
Many thanks Arctic, PM on its way in a minute or...

Many thanks Arctic, PM on its way in a minute or so.
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd July 2021, 18:29
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Annfield-East
Rover 75 Rear Sill Floor Cover Finisher.

Seeking one of the above in Sandstone Beige if anyone has one for sale please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2021, 06:13
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Annfield-East
The fact that the MOT test is only valid on the...

The fact that the MOT test is only valid on the day of issue is only good to a certain extent. Items such as bulbs can go pop literally as soon as the test is complete. But no advisories? To pass a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 17:29
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Annfield-East
is there a case for the DFT MOT inspectorate to...

is there a case for the DFT MOT inspectorate to investigate the previous MOT and the tester who signed it off as a pass?

I'm no expert, but I will take some convincing that, considering the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 11:43
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks Graham, I have some similar nice comments...

Thanks Graham, I have some similar nice comments since I took her on as a project.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 16:37
Replies: 401
Views: 44,860
Posted By Annfield-East
104619/Annfield-East/Rover75/CDT...

104619/Annfield-East/Rover75/CDT Manual/Connoisseur/Moonstone Green
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 15:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,310
Posted By Annfield-East
Good on you.

Good on you. The scrapman would have had zero sentiment as it was reduced to a shell. The trader I bought mine for was offered £250 from a nearby scrappy but declined on the grounds that it was worth...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th June 2021, 05:28
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Annfield-East
Just a bump for this, otherwise I will be buying...

Just a bump for this, otherwise I will be buying a light blue one and respraying it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2021, 19:18
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Repair work

Had a call from MGR John today outlining the cost of what needs doing. No change out of a fiver I'm afraid. Quite extensive, but worth while.

She will be going in for the necessary in mid/late...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2021, 06:29
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Despite that, its still a very informative site,...

Despite that, its still a very informative site, and its home page shows that data for 2021 Q1 should be loaded by the end of this month. Considering that its compiled as a hobby by a self confessed...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th June 2021, 08:15
Replies: 103
Views: 10,461
Posted By Annfield-East
I've given it a bit of thought but have failed to...

I've given it a bit of thought but have failed to convince myself that its worth the £100 cost of fuel and a nights bliss in the Cannock Premier Inn.

So I'll give it a miss.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2021, 07:03
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Is this a launch car?

Attached is the page from the service book. Does it shed any light?

Perhaps Reg Vardy the supplying dealer ran it on trade plates before registering it for sales target purposes just before the T...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 12:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By Annfield-East
Going back to the late 80's, I parked my car at...

Going back to the late 80's, I parked my car at Sainsbury's, York. A woman then proceeded to park her Mini Metro, at an angle, in the bay adjacent to my cars nearside. She then flung the door open...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 07:21
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Assessment.

Yesterday I took her to John for an assessment of what will be needed to bring her up to standard.

Any fears that she may be a structural wreck soon evaporated as, though some sill welding is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 10:59
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Annfield-East
They are clear but on the small side.

They are clear but on the small side.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 09:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,793
Posted By Annfield-East
Many supermarket shoppers are so bone idle that...

Many supermarket shoppers are so bone idle that parking as close to the entrance as possible is a way of life. Serves them right if they get dinged.

Most supermarket/retail parks have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 07:37
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Annfield-East
That's a spitting image of my late cat!.

That's a spitting image of my late cat!.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd June 2021, 20:46
Replies: 103
Views: 10,461
Posted By Annfield-East
Hello David, I met Stocktake (Dave) at an event...

Hello David, I met Stocktake (Dave) at an event at Ripley Castle on 31st May and he mentioned a similar but, from what I recall, smaller meet that took place until recently near Doncaster.

I will...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd June 2021, 20:01
Replies: 103
Views: 10,461
Posted By Annfield-East
Is it worth the trip?

I am about 190 miles away,

Would it be worth while making such a long trip? Never been to this kind of gathering before.

I would stay overnight as driving the best part of 400 miles in a day...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd June 2021, 06:16
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By Annfield-East
NSF Wing Moonstone Green HES

Its enough to make one scream. I searched on Parts Gateway for the above item, and, lo and behold, I got a positive response from a dismantler in Hull. To cut a long story short, they didn't have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 15:48
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks. I am hoping to source a PPD example with...

Thanks. I am hoping to source a PPD example with 75 embossed on the pouch, but will bear in mind your suggestion. They are showing more than 10 available.

Update - Just ordered two.
Forum: Items Wanted 21st June 2021, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks. Just ordered.

Thanks. Just ordered.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 06:46
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
In those days, if you were prepared to accept...

In those days, if you were prepared to accept that the car was in fact second hand, even though to all intents and purposes it was new, then substantial savings could be had, a small price to pay for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 16:52
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for the tip, I checked it out and there...

Thanks for the tip, I checked it out and there was one loose spade connector, but I still don't know if the subwoofer makes any difference. The fact that the ICE works since I inputted the code is...
Forum: Was it you? 20th June 2021, 07:17
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By Annfield-East
Congburn Bank, Edmondsley

Silver Tourer heading north on the B6532 at Congburn Bank, Edmondsley, at 0928 on Saturday 19th June. Seen from a Durham bound number 16 bus.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 20:08
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Arctic. Yes it is. Its the book with the code...

Arctic. Yes it is. Its the book with the code hand written plus how to enter it, on the inside front cover,.

I will try to source one of the PPD leather/leather effect wallets from E-Bay. My...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 19:11
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Today I went to the traders place to collect the...

Today I went to the traders place to collect the manual and some other books. I was hoping for rather more service and other history than there was, but my main interest was if there was a radio...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 15:03
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Annfield-East
[QUOTE=Typhoon190;2887259]Option here if needed....

[QUOTE=Typhoon190;2887259]Option here if needed. :}
...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 04:47
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Annfield-East
Number 11 Locking Wheel Nut Key

Hello,

Anyone have one for sale please? Most 75's are fitted use a Number 12, I need a Number 11.

Please PM if you can assist.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 15:42
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks, nice of you to say so. I have...

Thanks, nice of you to say so.

I have sourced a replacement front wing, and the car will be assessed next week regarding the welding and any other similar work needed. What's been done welding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 09:28
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
I draw the line at 100. The main jobs are some...

I draw the line at 100. The main jobs are some sill welding and a replacement front wing, hardly work that can be performed in a field.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 09:23
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
MGJohn It has documented history up to 77k, from...

MGJohn It has documented history up to 77k, from then on it was owned by its previous owner who had his own mechanic, friend, family perhaps. They did a grand total of 32k in seventeen years. Its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 09:14
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Give over. It would be stripped for spares before...

Give over. It would be stripped for spares before I could turn the ignition off.

Seriously, I did consider that meet, but its way too far at 185 miles each way. I draw the line at 100.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 06:40
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, there are tapes, one on each side, close to...

Yes, there are tapes, one on each side, close to the wheel arches, and are accessible by sticking your hand between the seats cushion and back.

I pulled one quite hard and got the impression that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 19:32
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
The car was on a private plate for 15 years. When...

The car was on a private plate for 15 years. When the owner traded it in he had it transferred to his new vehicle and the Rover car reverted to its original T registration. It was originally...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 16:13
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for the advice re cleaning the seats. My...

Thanks for the advice re cleaning the seats. My first purchase of Vanish, and its very effective. Unfortunately I only have on street parking, and, coupled with lack of knowledge on how to remove...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 19:50
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
No sign of any chords, the seat back seems to be...

No sign of any chords, the seat back seems to be firmly fixed. No play at all. According to the Haynes Manual, some variants do have fixed rear seat backs. I believe that was the case for the Classic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 19:16
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Exactly the same. Does anyone have access to...

Exactly the same.

Does anyone have access to the MGR Build Data files? The site seems to have been down for ages. The last numbers are 104619.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 19:07
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes they do.

Yes they do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 18:52
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Wotz that?

Wotz that?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 18:46
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks. The seat back seems like it is...

Thanks.

The seat back seems like it is firmly fixed. No play at all.

Can anyone say what the substantial boot width fitting at the top of the attached picture is please? My Club doesn't have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 16:42
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Saved.

Picked her up from Darlington this afternoon after completing the necessary tax and registration formalities. First stop was Morrisons for fuel, then back on the M1.

She drove like a dream, temp...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 19:34
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for the nice comments. And all the best...

Thanks for the nice comments. And all the best for your upcoming happy event.

Put simply, apart from the welding, it needs a b****y good clean, inside and out. Its previous owners are an elderly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 18:53
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
What a mess! A local scrappy offered the...

What a mess!

A local scrappy offered the dealer £250 but was declined on the grounds that it was too good to scrap, and that the engine was worth that alone.

I paid £600 for my current 75...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 18:01
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for that victorgte. Nice comment. ...

Thanks for that victorgte. Nice comment.

Apart from the sills on one side only its all cosmetic. A professional interior valet is on the list, there's a valeting business just a couple of units...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 16:27
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Many thanks to those who responded. I was...

Many thanks to those who responded.

I was expecting a 50/50 split between those who thought I should buy and and others telling me not to touch it with a barge pole!

Its quite clear that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 15:27
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Sale Mr. Humphries. Will collect it in a...

Sale Mr. Humphries.

Will collect it in a day or two.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2021, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
Just Back from a 75 mile return trip, most of it...

Just Back from a 75 mile return trip, most of it on the A1M.

Gearbox perfect, no repeat of the difficulty I experienced on May 31st, which was the last longish run it had.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 14:53
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Just back from a viewing and test drive. It...

Just back from a viewing and test drive.

It drove very well, no knocks or horrible little rattles.

Interior is a bit neglected, needs a good clean. The leather is cracked, but the dealer said...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 10:28
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
And no nasty Project Drive deletions!

And no nasty Project Drive deletions!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 09:49
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Update.

Just spoken to the dealer. Will be meeting him at 1330, at the same time as the previous owner will be there to submit paperwork as the car was previously on a private plate. A chance to meet the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 07:10
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for the responses, its heartening to know...

Thanks for the responses, its heartening to know that there's such enthusiasm.

Even if it does need work other than the sill welding that's been declared by the vendor, MGR John has a vast array...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 06:31
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
Its a local car. EF used to indicate a...

Its a local car. EF used to indicate a Hartlepool registration, at least it did when I lived there.

Seventeen years of ownership says a lot. My current 75 had the same owner for about 15 and was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 05:05
Replies: 86
Views: 7,903
Posted By Annfield-East
I am thinking of saving this.

Very few T Reg examples left. Must be worth saving.

I only have on street parking, but there's a safe storage site less than a mile and a half away where I can keep it, or my current 75.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 20:15
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
Took her to MGR John for several Project Drive...

Took her to MGR John for several Project Drive retrofits and a couple of odds and ends, also a chat re the isolated gearbox issue of a few days ago.

The gearbox is as smooth as ever, but if the...
Forum: Was it you? 11th June 2021, 17:54
Replies: 0
Views: 256
Posted By Annfield-East
Stella, Tyne and Wear

Deep blue 75 AX03 FPA heading east at Stella on the B6317 at 1025 today.

I had just dropped my 75 off with MGR John and was waiting for a bus.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 08:43
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks Rickshaw

They look real cool, and I also need a replacement handbrake gaiter as the current grey one is damaged. Considering that the gear knob is black plastic, and I hope to have a real leather one by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 07:35
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Annfield-East
Front Console Armrest - Leather.

I am trying to source a grey leather front console armrest.

Most advertised on E-Bay are described as leather but I have my doubts.

Below is a link to what is currently on offer. Are any of...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 05:26
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Annfield-East
My bold. The same can be asked by UK...

My bold.

The same can be asked by UK taxpayers who have contributed god knows how much in international aid over the years.

The answer is simple. Into the coffers of Gucci. Rolex, BMW,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 08:36
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Annfield-East
Even a less than streetwise owner would hopefully...

Even a less than streetwise owner would hopefully know that a 20 year old modern classic with hardly enough miles on the clock to be considered as run in is worth considerably more than minimum...
Forum: Events and Meets 5th June 2021, 05:52
Replies: 0
Views: 831
Posted By Annfield-East
Classic car (pre 2005) event near Penrith 20th June.

I have booked for this event, any other members planning to attend?

£4.50 entry for a qualifying car, includes driver and one other adult.

Details here www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2021, 14:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
T shirt and shorts. Snow's gone, so parked at...

T shirt and shorts. Snow's gone, so parked at Lydgetts Junction had a walk over Hownsgill Viaduct before adjourning to Tesco.

Here's the proof, first image looking south from the viaduct, second...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2021, 12:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
Short spin to Consett and back this morning, 15...

Short spin to Consett and back this morning, 15 miles in total, gear box perfect, smooth changes every time.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 16:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,954
Posted By Annfield-East
Noticed that too in the sports bulletins on their...

Noticed that too in the sports bulletins on their news channel. I don't subscribe to Sky, though I do confess to streaming their cricket coverage, which I am doing as I type this. .

Considering...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 16:01
Replies: 30
Views: 1,954
Posted By Annfield-East
I've noticed that too. Advertisers are terrified...

I've noticed that too. Advertisers are terrified of a Facebook frenzy or Twitter tirade, plus threats of a product boycott, if their ads only contain white faces.

It too makes me feel like a...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 09:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,954
Posted By Annfield-East
Considering how much schooling they have lost in...

Considering how much schooling they have lost in the last year, I wonder how many students who thought it was cool to bunk off on Fridays and attend climate change protests, proudly proclaiming that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 18:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By Annfield-East
My August 2002 produced, humble, lowly, Club SE...

My August 2002 produced, humble, lowly, Club SE has one.

Looks like its never been used.

If it was a Project Drive deletion it doesn't get a mention in the PD thread in this forum, which...
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 20:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,954
Posted By Annfield-East
On the day after the EU referendum, BBC...

On the day after the EU referendum, BBC interviewed two young women. They were upset about the result, citing that it was their future that really mattered and that it would be the end of student...
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 19:57
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Annfield-East
Post withdrawn, posted in the wrong thread. See...

Post withdrawn, posted in the wrong thread. See thread The Youth Of Today.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 18:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
A case of time will tell. Anyway, John will check...

A case of time will tell. Anyway, John will check it out.

He is only ten miles away so the car will only get a low speed urban run. Next longish run is planned for 20th June to Penrith and back,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 17:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, Just spoken to MGR John, given it a couple...

Yes, Just spoken to MGR John, given it a couple of runs round the block - fault gone, gear changes as smooth as normal. He also suggested starting the engine, then engaging 5th gear. If the engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 11:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
In that case it should have been done sometime in...

In that case it should have been done sometime in 2015.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 11:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
I was just asking if it is part of the normal...

I was just asking if it is part of the normal criteria list for a full service. This was done by the previous owner at his local garage so I have no idea who actually carried out the work.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 11:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for the replies. Unfortunately the...

Thanks for the replies.

Unfortunately the car came with no paperwork, but the book was stamped for an oil service and inspection in November 2019 at the same time and place that it was MOT'd....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 07:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By Annfield-East
Stiff Gear Changing After Long Run.

Yesterday I took my 75 on what was its first longish run since my ownership. After 55 miles of consistent 70 mph running I turned off the motorway to find that the previously smooth gear changes were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2021, 19:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Annfield-East
Here's a piccy. the owner of the Roller was...

Here's a piccy. the owner of the Roller was asking thirty grand for it if anyone is looking for a home for their loose change.

Nice to meet some members for the first time, Amanda (75 Car girl),...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2021, 18:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Annfield-East
Hope to see you there. I take back all I...

Hope to see you there.

I take back all I said re the weather in my post of May 2nd. Either they had inside knowledge or it was wishful thinking. Probably the latter.

I have also booked for the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2021, 18:14
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
35th Yorkshire Classic Vehicle Show, Ripley Castle

Tarted her up prior to exhibiting at the 35th Yorkshire Classic Vehicle Show at Ripley Castle tomorrow.

While vacuuming the carpets I managed to dislodge one of the airbag sensors, with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 17:39
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
A little painting

Re-painted two of the three sills that have been welded, OSR and NSR, will finish the NSF tomorrow as the knifing putty is a bit slow to set.

Its a far from perfect job, but quite an improvement,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 19:59
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
Drove to Durham station, then by train by train...

Drove to Durham station, then by train by train to Uttoxeter to collect a pair of pre Project Drive boot side liners and lamp covers.

Now fitted. Another box ticked.
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2021, 06:36
Replies: 37
Views: 1,501
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, brass ones.

Yes, brass ones.
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2021, 06:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,501
Posted By Annfield-East
Complete with a biting NE wind.

Complete with a biting NE wind.
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2021, 05:44
Replies: 37
Views: 1,501
Posted By Annfield-East
And, as someone who was educated in Hartlepool, I...

And, as someone who was educated in Hartlepool, I second that.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd May 2021, 09:55
Replies: 37
Views: 1,501
Posted By Annfield-East
We should regard zero points as a badge of honour...

We should regard zero points as a badge of honour and something to be proud of.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2021, 18:01
Replies: 0
Views: 469
Posted By Annfield-East
One for the collector?

Quite a rarity, a 1.8 Classic with steel wheels.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/324612352415?hash=item4b9467699f:g:atkAAOSwC-BglsXS
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 20:17
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Annfield-East
What John doesn't know about 75's is, well,...

What John doesn't know about 75's is, well, zilch. He has 30 years experience of working on them and their predecessors, during which time he has also amassed a huge stock of used Rover parts from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 05:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Annfield-East
Just booked for it too. It will be my first such...

Just booked for it too. It will be my first such event since becoming a 75 owner and hope they are well represented.

But do the organisers know something that we don't?

Private classic cars...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 06:54
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Annfield-East
I believe this particular feature relates to the...

I believe this particular feature relates to the latest I-Phone that was launched just a few days ago.

I've never had an I-Phone, only Galaxy's.

Anyway, I hope the boycott makes the social...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 05:41
Replies: 19
Views: 921
Posted By Annfield-East
Same here. I was really pleased to see that...

Same here.

I was really pleased to see that the new Apple I-Phone has a feature that can block all tracking content from the likes of Facebook and other social media sites, and that 80% of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 18:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,547
Posted By Annfield-East
Thanks for that; very interesting. Have...

Thanks for that; very interesting.

Have noted the dates and locations and hope to make it to some of the events. The one at Corbridge is literally just down the road.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 10:12
Replies: 28
Views: 2,075
Posted By Annfield-East
We had a few of them descend on this part of the...

We had a few of them descend on this part of the world earlier today. Snowflakes.
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2021, 05:43
Replies: 45
Views: 2,177
Posted By Annfield-East
Nick Wallis - Investigative Journalist

Nick Wallis, the investigative journalist who tirelessly championed and highlighted the postmasters case, he was crowdfunded so as to take leave from his normal work and attend every day of the court...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 06:55
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Annfield-East
When I lived in Thailand, St Georges Day was...

When I lived in Thailand, St Georges Day was always celebrated by a small group of English expats, t-shirts, banners, flags, the lot. It was an all day bar crawl, and by late evening most were so far...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th April 2021, 18:38
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By Annfield-East
Killhope Cross - The Roof Of England

http://https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=85250&d=1618857371http://https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=85250&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1618857371The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2021, 08:53
Replies: 146
Views: 12,219
Posted By Annfield-East
Assuming this scheme goes ahead, that you pay...

Assuming this scheme goes ahead, that you pay your council tax to Bristol City Council, and that its by direct debit, cancel this arrangement and pay monthly by cheque. What's more, make it clear why...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2021, 05:39
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By Annfield-East
I bought this box on E-Bay a few weeks ago, £7.19...

I bought this box on E-Bay a few weeks ago, £7.19 including postage.

Have used a few but there are far too many for me. I'll bring them to any meets that I attend so members can help themselves,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 19:53
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
Collected her from MGR John, who had replaced the...

Collected her from MGR John, who had replaced the NSF sticking caliper, disc and all front pads. The NSF wheel had been dragging/binding and running very hot. Much improved performance driving home,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 08:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Annfield-East
The frequency of need to wash the car is of...

The frequency of need to wash the car is of little concern as I have all the time in the world. Anyway, I think we are drifting a little off topic!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 16:20
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By Annfield-East
As I have made it clear that I have no intention...

As I have made it clear that I have no intention of having my car re-mapped, and was only asking out of curiosity, I'll leave it at that. Matter closed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 15:54
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By Annfield-East
True, but the chances of me having it done are...

True, but the chances of me having it done are zero. I hardly come into the boy racer class, and was just asking out of curiosity, on the basis that some insurance companies go to great lengths to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 15:38
Replies: 50
Views: 3,132
Posted By Annfield-East
Re-Map. Insurance Implications.

I was discussing today the subject of re-maps. I raised the matter of insurance implications, and was told that, should it come it it, my insurance companies would never know, as they don't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 15:03
Replies: 13,124
Views: 1,326,635
Posted By Annfield-East
Hot Wheels

Took her to MGR John at Blaydon. The NSF wheel was running hot, even after a short trip and was causing concern.

To put it mildly, the caliper had got stuck and the brake was binding to such an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 06:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By Annfield-East
That is one stunning looking vehicle that would...

That is one stunning looking vehicle that would grace any car park or backdrop. In a way I wish mine was the same or a darker colour, as the contrast with the chrome trim makes it really stand out.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th April 2021, 07:02
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Annfield-East
Glad you got sorted. New ones are very pricey...

Glad you got sorted. New ones are very pricey considering they are plastic and what they could be mass produced for if there was a market. Guess its the law of supply and demand.
Forum: Items Wanted 7th April 2021, 12:53
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Annfield-East
Rimmer Brothers have them in stock at £19.50 each...

Rimmer Brothers have them in stock at £19.50 each including VAT. Postage from £4.25.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DAQ100100MMM
Forum: Items Wanted 6th April 2021, 12:54
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Annfield-East
Yes, quite rare. Recently a pair sold on an E-Bay...

Yes, quite rare. Recently a pair sold on an E-Bay auction for £21 plus postage.
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