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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2020, 14:21
Replies: 35
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dallas
Lol, I had to google ''Woollarding'' Ron, seems...

Lol, I had to google ''Woollarding'' Ron, seems we got it down to a fine art. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2020, 12:37
Replies: 35
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dallas
Keeping this virtual meet going... :} Meet...

Keeping this virtual meet going... :}

Meet some of the riff raff... :D
...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 18:45
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
I was discussing the coronavirus with my daughter...

I was discussing the coronavirus with my daughter earlier today, she informed me that the ''Wet Markets'' in China have begun operating again despite causing the coronavirus. :eek:

I can't see why...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 17:40
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Dallas
Predicting Coronavirus

I saw a post today on fb about a prediction from a 2008 book written by a self-proclaimed psychic, it claims that in around 2020 a severe pneumonia like illness will spread throughout the globe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 21:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas ;) great pics of gorgeous cars as...

Thanks fellas ;) great pics of gorgeous cars as always. :D

Come on guys and girls, there are just 7 of us at this virtual car show, we can do better than that.

We have copious amounts of cake,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 10:23
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By Dallas
Nice Job Ian... Its great when a hard job is made...

Nice Job Ian... Its great when a hard job is made easy. :}

So is Brian back again? He's had more comebacks than Madonna. :D :getmecoat:

Sorry Brian, only joking in good nature. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 09:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dallas
Virtual Reality Car Show

Due to all the doom and gloom surrounding the coronavirus which has pretty much cancelled out all the car shows for this year, I thought we could hold a virtual reality car show. :}

Simply post a...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:17
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By Dallas
Damn, I forget all about it. :duh: I'm...

Damn, I forget all about it. :duh:

I'm clapping now :clap:

Well done to all the critical key workers everywhere, what an amazing job you are all doing.
:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:02
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Chris, The shine is incredible, its a...

Thanks Chris, The shine is incredible, its a mirror finish, I'm well pleased. :D
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 21:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Respray now finished, she is out of isolation. :D...

Respray now finished, she is out of isolation. :D

I'm trying out some new wheels, a set of Cyclones, how retro can we go?
...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 12:15
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
I've heard that 'Sports Direct' stores were...

I've heard that 'Sports Direct' stores were refusing to close, bosses were saying stores will remain open because selling sporting and fitness equipment makes the company a vital asset during a...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2020, 20:43
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
Very clever speech, I can imagine these...

Very clever speech, I can imagine these behavioural scientists had to be careful with their advice, we're quite an unruly nation really.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2020, 18:30
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
This is the time to suffer from Agoraphobia, now...

This is the time to suffer from Agoraphobia, now the whole world knows what its like. :D

I myself enjoy straying at home, always find things to do, it stops me from having to give all the idiot...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd March 2020, 22:28
Replies: 132
Views: 12,353
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D I love that, brilliant. ;) Great...

Lol :D I love that, brilliant. ;)

Great pics. :}
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 21:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
The Capri gets some TLC. :drool4: ...

The Capri gets some TLC. :drool4:
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Dallas
Happy 61st Birthday :party:

Happy 61st Birthday :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 17:53
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations to you both. :birthday:

Congratulations to you both. :birthday:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 22nd March 2020, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By Dallas
I don't mean the top 10 picnic spots, that would...

I don't mean the top 10 picnic spots, that would be daft. :duh: There are several peaceful and secluded areas that may keep us out of mischief, there isn't a village shop in sight. :eek:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 21st March 2020, 10:48
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By Dallas
No shows to go to this summer, absolute madness...

No shows to go to this summer, absolute madness :getmecoat: Its the only time I can give the cars a good run :duh: we will have to arrange our own show/shows, meet up somewhere, somewhere secluded...
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 20:00
Replies: 45
Views: 969
Posted By Dallas
I have an idea... If only everyone would...

I have an idea...

If only everyone would give up smoking and eat healthily, this would also reduce the pressure on the NHS... Permanently. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 19:36
Replies: 45
Views: 969
Posted By Dallas
If you want milk, toilet and kitchen rolls, dry...

If you want milk, toilet and kitchen rolls, dry foods such as noodles/pasta and some tinned foods, don't bother with the supermarkets as they seem to always be out of stock.

Instead, go straight...
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 12:24
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
I was first treated for epididymitis with no...

I was first treated for epididymitis with no diagnosis, seems to be the normal routine when us guys get painful nuts. I was given courses of antibiotics and tested for STI's, all came back clear. The...
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 00:14
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
What are folk going to do with their leisure time...

What are folk going to do with their leisure time throughout 2020?

If people are having to cancel their holidays, theaters, cinemas and concerts cancelled, sports events canceled, social events...
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 22:46
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
I've just watched the news, I cant believe herds...

I've just watched the news, I cant believe herds of people are queuing around car parks at supermarkets at 6am in the morning.

What the hell is wrong with these people, do their minds not work in...
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 22:10
Replies: 75
Views: 3,552
Posted By Dallas
Is this some sick way to tackle climate change? ...

Is this some sick way to tackle climate change?

Invent a world pandemic to kill off part of the population to save the planet, as they realise the doom of electric vehicles will not be the answer?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 22:03
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
I went for a drive in the ZT to get some toilet...

I went for a drive in the ZT to get some toilet roll, then drove some more, and more, and even more....... and came home empty handed.:mad:
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 22:00
Replies: 948
Views: 22,422
Posted By Dallas
What the F is going on? Last weeks online...

What the F is going on?

Last weeks online grocery shop was just like any other, but this weeks shop is not going to happen because folk have lost all ability to think sensibly. I feel so sorry...
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 21:27
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Dallas
Thanks to everyone for your kind thoughts. I...

Thanks to everyone for your kind thoughts.

I wont lie, this really has destroyed us as a family, these past few days have been awful, never would I have ever imagined the hurt we would feel...
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 21:27
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By Dallas
Pippit

Today we had to say goodbye to our beautiful little Pippit, she had been unwell for the past nine months, what was a simply skin allergy at first, to being told the worst possible news ever, the C...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2020, 21:41
Replies: 25
Views: 1,260
Posted By Dallas
Cor-blimey Cliff :eek: I would have never...

Cor-blimey Cliff :eek: I would have never imagined seeing the old girl in that state, your stress levels must have been taking some beating these pass few days.

Hope she is back on track very...
Forum: Social Forum 8th March 2020, 16:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Looks stunning, best colour for a Capri is black,...

Looks stunning, best colour for a Capri is black, you should have kept it. :duh:

If only I bought mine 5 or so years ago when the prices were sensible, the prices now are getting silly, I bought...
Forum: Social Forum 8th March 2020, 13:51
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Wow! :eek: Very nice. ;)

Wow! :eek: Very nice. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2020, 20:55
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
That MK2 sure is nice Michael :eek: I'm...

That MK2 sure is nice Michael :eek:

I'm currently getting quotes to have the front wings and bonnet resprayed on mine, the Capri has been resprayed before, but the wings and bonnet have been...
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2020, 20:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
I've had the Capri four weeks now, and its...

I've had the Capri four weeks now, and its marvellous to be back in one again, these cars are so easy to work on, great fun. :} I've been out in it everyday so far, that is more than I drive the ZT...
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2020, 12:51
Replies: 23
Views: 693
Posted By Dallas
Nice one Michael, superb old school motoring. :}...

Nice one Michael, superb old school motoring. :} I myself have just bought a Ford Capri, thankfully all the hard work has already been done, floor, inner and outta sills, wings etc, was one of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 10:49
Replies: 69
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dallas
Not sure why you quoted me Rich? :shrug:

Not sure why you quoted me Rich? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 21:40
Replies: 69
Views: 5,385
Posted By Dallas
Brian will be back in one form or another, once...

Brian will be back in one form or another, once an engineer, always an engineer, petrol head, car enthusiast, he wont be able to adopt his pipe and slippers just yet, daytime TV is awful by the way....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 21:37
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
Brian, You'll be back in one form or another,...

Brian, You'll be back in one form or another, once an engineer, always an engineer, petrol head, car enthusiast, you wont be able to adopt your pipe and slippers just yet, daytime TV is awful by the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2020, 20:27
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
Couldn't open the N/S rear door today using the...

Couldn't open the N/S rear door today using the outside door handle, door would open from inside handle though.

Off comes the door-card for a look see, I couldn't see anything broken though, so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 18:52
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
I had to put my battery on charge for the first...

I had to put my battery on charge for the first time today in five years, not bad I guest considering the car doesn't get driven much, and when it does its only short journeys.

I wonder if it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 22:14
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Dallas
Hey Thanks Mat, much appreciated. ;) ...

Hey Thanks Mat, much appreciated. ;)



Lol, I didn't realise there are a few of us on here, great stuff. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 19:48
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D A dodgy geezer, or a geezer with dodgy...

Lol :D A dodgy geezer, or a geezer with dodgy cars? ;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2020, 19:25
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
I found this old pic of my young self with my...

I found this old pic of my young self with my Grandad and my uncle with his 1970 MK1 Capri, as you can see, I was even into Capri's back then. I can remember the day as if it were yesterday.:D
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 23:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Dallas
Well done Bob, that is some millage, glad you had...

Well done Bob, that is some millage, glad you had a great day. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 22:51
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Dallas
I agree Bob. :getmecoat: Would that be me,...

I agree Bob. :getmecoat:

Would that be me, the proud owner of this beauty, which is currently sat outside getting wet, and the wind blowing up her tailpipe. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Dallas
February 2020

I clean forgot, I've only just noticed, February looks good. :D

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=81480&stc=1&d=1581287499
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 18:07
Replies: 668
Views: 47,579
Posted By Dallas
I again didn't take the ZT out for a run :duh: I...

I again didn't take the ZT out for a run :duh: I must try harder. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 9th February 2020, 18:02
Replies: 335
Views: 47,443
Posted By Dallas
That subframe! :eek: what an incredible...

That subframe! :eek: what an incredible transformation. :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 9th February 2020, 17:59
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Alan, Yes I think I can remember, do you...

Thanks Alan, Yes I think I can remember, do you still have your GT?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2020, 19:52
Replies: 100
Views: 5,225
Posted By Dallas
You're going to have to bite the bullet Jonty and...

You're going to have to bite the bullet Jonty and do the same, still sounds like the tensioner is at fault, will you do it yourself?
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 8th February 2020, 19:32
Replies: 335
Views: 47,443
Posted By Dallas
Awesome work Jon. ;)

Awesome work Jon. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2020, 18:31
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Funny you should mention a 3.0 S Rich, there is...

Funny you should mention a 3.0 S Rich, there is one local to me, but it needs a lot of work, so I bowed out.



Hey Robert, We all have our Hero Cars don't we, the Capri seems to be on the list...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2020, 21:38
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Do you still have your trike Andy, you got any...

Do you still have your trike Andy, you got any pics. :cool: Yes it has the 4 branch exhaust manifold, plus some sort of beefy exhaust, it sounds blooming great for a 1.6. lol



I agree Graham,...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2020, 19:09
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Time warp :eek: I've only gone back 28 years, its...

Time warp :eek: I've only gone back 28 years, its great because I feel young again. :getmecoat:
...
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2020, 23:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas, I had this one delivered today,...

Thanks fellas, I had this one delivered today, bought it blind, took a huge gamble considering the cost, but so far I am pleasantly surprised, its a 1.6 Laser.

She has had all rust removed and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 22:58
Replies: 31
Views: 1,533
Posted By Dallas
Well! I just bought a 34 year old car today, I...

Well! I just bought a 34 year old car today, I say long live the fuel combustion engine. :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2020, 19:46
Replies: 33
Views: 1,133
Posted By Dallas
The Capri Laser

Meet the new member of the family, a 1986 Ford Capri 1.6 Laser, received delivery earlier today. Its a step back in time for us as I had a red Capri LS back in 92, my wife also had a red MK2 Capri,...
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 16:48
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By Dallas
Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.

Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 16:29
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Dallas
Crikey mate :eek: impressive stuff, busy summer....

Crikey mate :eek: impressive stuff, busy summer. ;)



I still cant believe you Chris, and you Ian are 70 years old, you both are far to active and good looking to be that age. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 16:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,283
Posted By Dallas
The VED system will need a complete overhaul...

The VED system will need a complete overhaul before the banning of petrol and diesel vehicles. I can see a new VED taxation being phased in over the next 10 years, it will be interesting to see how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 15:26
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By Dallas
:eek: Incredible, nice little collection, it will...

:eek: Incredible, nice little collection, it will be interesting to see what they all fetch.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 15:16
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations Ian, you'll be going abseiling...

Congratulations Ian, you'll be going abseiling next. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2020, 18:02
Replies: 100
Views: 5,225
Posted By Dallas
Hi Jonty, It certainly sounds like you have...

Hi Jonty, It certainly sounds like you have similar noisy issues as I had, also my timing belt kit had also been replaced 25,000 miles previously, that's if we can believe the previous garage had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 15:11
Replies: 81
Views: 6,419
Posted By Dallas
Oh Wow! Now you got me all excited, please let me...

Oh Wow! Now you got me all excited, please let me know if you do. I've been considering having one converted, but I doubt it would be done as good as what you would do. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 13:12
Replies: 81
Views: 6,419
Posted By Dallas
Incredible work :eek: I guess it solves the...

Incredible work :eek:

I guess it solves the problem of water in the boot. :D

FAO Gerry, So when are you converting a F/TF into electric? The design of these little gems are crying out for an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 23:00
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Dallas
I agree Pete, they do seem to try a bit too hard,...

I agree Pete, they do seem to try a bit too hard, and the end result can be somewhat excessive, more than is necessary. :duh: Its still a good show to watch though, and its great to see a female with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:08
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By Dallas
Cheers Rich, looking forward to it. ;) Has...

Cheers Rich, looking forward to it. ;)

Has anyone also watched Salvage Hunters/Classic Cars, or Goblin Works Garage?
Both programs on Quest (channel 12 freeview).
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2020, 20:24
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
That is good to hear Pete, part of me does wish I...

That is good to hear Pete, part of me does wish I had gone through with the embolization, I could be pain free by now. :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2020, 20:03
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
That's a hard call :shrug: normally a dull,...

That's a hard call :shrug: normally a dull, swelling ache is from varicoceles. You could always ask your GP to be referred for a ultrasound scan to see if you have any. Good luck.


Hi David, I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 15:31
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By Dallas
A real time tunnel. :eek:

A real time tunnel. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 20:47
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Dallas
Ooh! very nice. :drool4:

Ooh! very nice. :drool4:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th January 2020, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By Dallas
Both looking good Bob, enjoy the sunshine. :sunny:

Both looking good Bob, enjoy the sunshine. :sunny:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 17:02
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass Bob. :party:

Congratulations on the pass Bob. :party:
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 14:35
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Dallas
50 miles away :eek: Oh Damn, shame that Paul. ...

50 miles away :eek: Oh Damn, shame that Paul.

I guess the ecp central warehouse are out of stock, just the remainders whats left in the stores, or unless some couriers won't carry, or will charge...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 11:42
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Dallas
Paints 76p

Heads Up, Hycote 150ml double acrylic Rover paints down to just 76p @eurocarparts using code MID60.

HERE......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2020, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By Dallas
When selling a car, folk need to take a more...

When selling a car, folk need to take a more professional approach, not get so emotionally attached on what the car is worth. Giving options on how the car is to be sold regarding its value and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 20:44
Replies: 151,891
Views: 4,781,343
Posted By Dallas
All that needs is some chips Andy. :D

All that needs is some chips Andy. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 18:44
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By Dallas
What upgrades are we talking about? Depends...

What upgrades are we talking about?

Depends on the buyer I guess, as some people prefer their cars to be left standard, and if that means the car can be purchased at a lower price, then quids in I...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 18:17
Replies: 230
Views: 18,151
Posted By Dallas
:birthday2::party: 18 years ago today this...

:birthday2::party:

18 years ago today this old girl rolled off the production line, and to celebrate she did what she does best! ;)
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 11:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,871
Posted By Dallas
That is wonderful news Dave, really pleased for...

That is wonderful news Dave, really pleased for you all, positive thoughts for many more smiles to come. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2020, 13:37
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
Having no heat in the cabin is certainly not much...

Having no heat in the cabin is certainly not much fun in this cold weather is it Bri, my left side vent still blows cold air. :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2020, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By Dallas
Bangers and Cash

I'm watching this on the Yesterday channel, it has to be one of the best programs currently on TV, I'm looking forward to the new series. :}

Another great program which is also on the Yesterday...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 230
Views: 18,151
Posted By Dallas
First run of the new year in the ZT and just had...

First run of the new year in the ZT and just had to grab this pic.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595e1b337bbc263.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 09:33
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Dallas
Agree, looking forward to those warm summer ...

Agree, looking forward to those warm summer evenings Clive, but I reckon we will have to wade through the snow before BST. :lipsrsealed:
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 230
Views: 18,151
Posted By Dallas
Some top down country road fun, its a bit chilly,...

Some top down country road fun, its a bit chilly, even with these hats. :laugh:

Happy New Year to you all. :xmas-smiley-008:
...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 17:43
Replies: 32
Views: 1,596
Posted By Dallas
I didn't realise how rural the Bournemouth and...

I didn't realise how rural the Bournemouth and Poole areas are when compared to Southampton, I feel that I've stepped into the future when visited Southampton, the city seems so much more advanced...
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 18:20
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas Andy & Debs. Best wishes from...

Merry Christmas Andy & Debs.
Best wishes from the Dallas family. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 18:19
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas Roy & Debs. Best wishes from...

Merry Christmas Roy & Debs.
Best wishes from the Dallas family. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 17:06
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By Dallas
A very Merry Chris-mas Chris, eat drink and be...

A very Merry Chris-mas Chris, eat drink and be merry, wish you and yours the best for 2020. :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 14:46
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas to all who work hard keeping the...

Merry Christmas to all who work hard keeping the wheels turning, rather you than me. :icon_lol:

All the best for 2020. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 12:51
Replies: 151,891
Views: 4,781,343
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas everyone, eat drink and be merry,...

Merry Christmas everyone, eat drink and be merry, wish you all the best for 2020. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2019, 15:06
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Dallas
I still have 3 units spare sitting in the...

I still have 3 units spare sitting in the cupboard myself John, too much of a bargain to get rid. I wanted to install one in the TF, but the dash is an absolute nightmare to house a DD, so I bought...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 19:21
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By Dallas
I'm yet to experience such magic with my urology...

I'm yet to experience such magic with my urology team Pete. :icon_rolleyes:


@Harry, Good luck Harry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2019, 19:06
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Dallas
I've had mine 3 years now John, still going...

I've had mine 3 years now John, still going strong, never had any issues.

Been out of stock for awhile now. :shocked:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2019, 18:51
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
I know what you mean Mark... The wife and I took...

I know what you mean Mark... The wife and I took the ZT and TF out quite a bit this year during the summer months, and pretty much every time we stopped off somewhere, albeit a shop or pub, both cars...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2019, 20:12
Replies: 12,029
Views: 851,991
Posted By Dallas
Took her out for a quick spin today, she's been...

Took her out for a quick spin today, she's been stood 4 weeks in this cold wind and rain, but she soon sprang into life with just one turn of the key. :xmas-smiley-008:

I don't reckon I will ever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 14:28
Replies: 20
Views: 3,650
Posted By Dallas
Calendar arrived this morning, cheers Bob....

Calendar arrived this morning, cheers Bob. :xmas-smiley-008:

The cars look great, superb photos.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 15:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,650
Posted By Dallas
The calendar looks great guys. :xmas-smiley-007: ...

The calendar looks great guys. :xmas-smiley-007:

Bought, paid and email sent. :xmas-smiley-008:

I see February is going to be a good month. :laugh:
Forum: Photography Corner 2nd December 2019, 14:12
Replies: 289
Views: 23,001
Posted By Dallas
Lol :laugh: She has had one every year, come...

Lol :laugh:

She has had one every year, come xmas morning she will be at the tree pawing at her presents. :icon_lol:

Must include the animals, they love it just the same.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2019, 12:35
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas ;) Flame red, solar red...

Thanks fellas ;)

Flame red, solar red :shrug: they look the same from 10ft away. :D
Forum: Photography Corner 1st December 2019, 12:26
Replies: 289
Views: 23,001
Posted By Dallas
:xmas-smiley-032::xmas-smiley-037::xmas-smiley-032...

:xmas-smiley-032::xmas-smiley-037::xmas-smiley-032:

Its that wonderful time of year again, the countdown begins.

Don't forget the animals. :icon_smile:
...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 22:30
Replies: 38
Views: 1,871
Posted By Dallas
Really sorry to hear about this Dave, best wishes...

Really sorry to hear about this Dave, best wishes to you all.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 22:05
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Dallas
Another good idea Andy, I wish we had something...

Another good idea Andy, I wish we had something like that.

The boxes that we have left are working and in use, all the others that have been removed are in peoples gardens used as ornaments.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 21:42
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Dallas
What two great ideas Bob. :D So many could...

What two great ideas Bob. :D

So many could have been saved already. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 18:57
Replies: 29
Views: 2,068
Posted By Dallas
If it were me, I would go to a different petrol...

If it were me, I would go to a different petrol station and use a different ron fuel, and then use a different MOT test station. :eek: You never know???
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 17:44
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By Dallas
We have one just down the road, I'm waiting for...

We have one just down the road, I'm waiting for it to come available so I can put it in our garden. ;)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595b3d3c4311799.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 14:47
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
Hey thanks guys. ;) Its taken a very long...

Hey thanks guys. ;)

Its taken a very long time to get to this stage, years of appointments and an absolute fight to get them to do something, and they still don't know for sure if the varicocele...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th November 2019, 11:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dallas
Yes Chris, battery connected all the time,...

Yes Chris, battery connected all the time, outside in all weathers, no garage.

You can give them my registration and they can check my MOT's. ;)
Forum: V8 Forum 28th November 2019, 11:43
Replies: 32
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dallas
Chris, My ZT only done 371 miles between 2017 to...

Chris, My ZT only done 371 miles between 2017 to 2018 MOT, and still my battery never went flat.
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 08:02
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
I reckon I'm going to chicken out Clive....

I reckon I'm going to chicken out Clive. :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 18:46
Replies: 266
Views: 15,601
Posted By Dallas
Hey fellas, anyone want to talk about their...

Hey fellas, anyone want to talk about their balls. :getmecoat:

I'm due to have a varicocele embolization procedure done next week, and I done the stupid thing as to google what' s involved. :duh:...
Forum: V8 Forum 24th November 2019, 18:51
Replies: 32
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dallas
Hey Chris, Have you performed a parasitic drain...

Hey Chris, Have you performed a parasitic drain test?

My ZT can sit for weeks without the battery going flat, one turn of the key and she springs into life, its a Pavilion battery that is easily 5...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 21st November 2019, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By Dallas
Oh go on then, not that I'm excited or anything,...

Oh go on then, not that I'm excited or anything, but can next July please hurry up and get here :D I will start getting the cars ready now. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 18:48
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Dave, she is up for sale now, I'm...

Thanks Dave, she is up for sale now, I'm reverting back to plan A. ;)



Thanks for the links Neil.

These past few weeks I regret missing out on two particular B's that ticked all the boxes,...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 22:11
Replies: 32
Views: 2,637
Posted By Dallas
Hey Chris, I remember telling you about the...

Hey Chris, I remember telling you about the Maplin solar charger I once had, it was discharging my battery through the panel, had a faulty diode.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 13:33
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;) ...

There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;)
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 15:56
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks all. ;) I'm beginning to not like the...

Thanks all. ;)

I'm beginning to not like the bright orange colour, the paintwork isn't the best, its been badly resprayed, paint is flat and peeling in places. There is quite a bit of work to get...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 22:14
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
I cant believe how wonderful a noise the doors...

I cant believe how wonderful a noise the doors make when you close them, the sound is so unique, pure heavy metal quality at its best lol. The tailgate is incredibly heavy, the sound closer is pure...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 18:40
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Call me eccentric. lol :D :getmecoat: She...

Call me eccentric. lol :D :getmecoat:

She needs some chrome bumpers.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595dcdcca9702f2.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 20:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8,469
Posted By Dallas
Super stuff Rick, the NEC photo looks awesome. ;)

Super stuff Rick, the NEC photo looks awesome. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 19:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas. :D I've had a better look at...

Thanks fellas. :D

I've had a better look at her today, she certainly has some bodywork issues, looks good at 20ft, just don't go any closer. lol She's had a very bad respray at some point, and...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 23:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
A long way to go to get her looking like this...

A long way to go to get her looking like this one. :eek: Once I saw this black beauty at Beaulieu, I just had to get one. lol
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 22:03
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By Dallas
Does it have the talking dash?

Does it have the talking dash?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass. :party:

Congratulations on the pass. :party:
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 21:57
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
£75 for the insurance :eek: oh go on then. :D ...

£75 for the insurance :eek: oh go on then. :D

Can it get any cheaper?
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 20:37
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
AMAZING! :eek: That's the tax done, historic...

AMAZING! :eek:

That's the tax done, historic vehicle = £0.00 for 12 months. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 20:02
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas. ;) The failure on rust is...

Thanks fellas. ;)

The failure on rust is just rear wheel arch end of sill, seems only a small area. I've just been under the car with a torch, seems she has a brand new shiny petrol tank, bonus....
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 19:21
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Roll on next summer, you just cant do much...

Roll on next summer, you just cant do much through the cold winter months, not without a nice warm spacious garage.

The old girl has come with 3 folders of paperwork, even a parts catalog, seems...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 18:36
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Great photo Bob. ;) Well! its here, talk...

Great photo Bob. ;)

Well! its here, talk about a step back in time, even though its a 1978, the overall design certainly does feel 60's. The brakes work, only just... better than the Capri I...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 12:33
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Cant take any yet Bob, it isn't here yet. ;)

Cant take any yet Bob, it isn't here yet. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 12:19
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Update! If all goes to plan, I have a 1978 MG BGT...

Update! If all goes to plan, I have a 1978 MG BGT that is being delivered to me this afternoon, call me mad as I've bought it blind. :eek:

I've not blown the budget, bought her at a good price, so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 18:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,449
Posted By Dallas
What a super car, and a super wife you have,...

What a super car, and a super wife you have, congratulations. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck Less :eek: you're brave using a...

Blooming heck Less :eek: you're brave using a pressure washer on solar red paint. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 10:00
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Dallas
I was referring to the Pavilion brand battery...

I was referring to the Pavilion brand battery Steve, for a car that don't get driven much, the battery has never died, been through five winters so far. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Dallas
Good luck for the MOT today Ian. ;)

Good luck for the MOT today Ian. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 08:44
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Dallas
I've had a Pavilion car battery on my ZT for the...

I've had a Pavilion car battery on my ZT for the past 5 years, the ZT only gets driven once in awhile, can sit for weeks without even being started, and then she only goes on short journeys.

The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 18:29
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By Dallas
OMG! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Now! that's what I...

OMG! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Now! that's what I call an engine. :drool4::drool4::drool4::drool4::drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 21:27
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Yep! I reckon you're right Ian, that is what...

Yep! I reckon you're right Ian, that is what Tracey keeps telling me. :D

Motorbike next. lol
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 20:58
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Oh wow! the Capri and the B are stunning....

Oh wow! the Capri and the B are stunning. :drool4:

The Capri I looked at this evening was also white, white with a red interior, it was a 1978 MK3. :drool4:

I couldn't sleep last night for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 20:37
Replies: 47
Views: 3,423
Posted By Dallas
Well done lads, the cars look stunning. :drool4: ...

Well done lads, the cars look stunning. :drool4:

I will look forward to more photos over the weekend. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 20:28
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks lads. ;) Well! The MGB nearly turned...

Thanks lads. ;)

Well! The MGB nearly turned out to be a Ford Capri :eek:

I have just literally got back home from looking at a 1978 Ford Capri with a gorgeous 70's red interior, it was only a...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 22:38
Replies: 289
Views: 23,001
Posted By Dallas
I know what you mean Andy, our little one has to...

I know what you mean Andy, our little one has to wear one of those lampshade contraptions from time to time, stops her from licking her bits sore.

It looks like she has some allergies which...
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 22:29
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Lol Paul, that must be why I own a TF. ;)

Lol Paul, that must be why I own a TF. ;)
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 22:02
Replies: 289
Views: 23,001
Posted By Dallas
Arh bless, get well soon... Its not nice when...

Arh bless, get well soon... Its not nice when they are poorly.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 21:51
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
I hope you are right Bob, I just need to find the...

I hope you are right Bob, I just need to find the right one, otherwise its plan B... LOL, or should I say plan C.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 20:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
You just may well be correct, I'm beginning to...

You just may well be correct, I'm beginning to share your views, why the prices of these things are on the rise is beyond me. They look the part, but driving one is another matter, someone remind me...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 20:05
Replies: 289
Views: 23,001
Posted By Dallas
9 years old today, she just had to make a mess...

9 years old today, she just had to make a mess didn't she... :duh:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 10:51
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Dallas
Always a good feeling, congratulations. :party:

Always a good feeling, congratulations. :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2019, 19:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,639
Posted By Dallas
Its the shiny show :D looks great Rick. ;)

Its the shiny show :D looks great Rick. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 19:15
Replies: 85
Views: 3,186
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for the write up, I love the fact that you...

Thanks for the write up, I love the fact that you have kept it all this time, certainly makes the car very special, well done. ;)
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