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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2020, 06:31
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 06:59
Replies: 28
Views: 692
Posted By BoroRover
Some good news at long last. I think everyone is...

Some good news at long last. I think everyone is looking forward to some degree of normality again.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2020, 07:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,567
Posted By BoroRover
Oh that's amazing. I loved the I-Spy books.

Oh that's amazing. I loved the I-Spy books.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2020, 07:15
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By BoroRover
May I pass on my sincere, and heartfelt...

May I pass on my sincere, and heartfelt condolences to the family.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th May 2020, 07:13
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By BoroRover
Wow !! What a find !! I'm sure you will have it...

Wow !! What a find !! I'm sure you will have it all sorted in no time.
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 16:44
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By BoroRover
Hyde Park apart, the whole demonstration kaboosh,...

Hyde Park apart, the whole demonstration kaboosh, was a real non-event.
I have heard that planned " mass gatherings" in Southampton, and Cardiff attracted 12, and 3 protesters.

The local planned...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2020, 07:05
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By BoroRover
What a bargain !! A snip :eek::eek::eek:

What a bargain !! A snip :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2020, 06:58
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By BoroRover
This one is definitely on my watchlist.

This one is definitely on my watchlist.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2020, 07:15
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By BoroRover
It was 99.9 a litre for petrol around 6 or 7...

It was 99.9 a litre for petrol around 6 or 7 years ago. I'm not sure now what the circumstances were, but it was good while it lasted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2020, 07:38
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By BoroRover
Wow, spooky indeed !! And I fully concur !! Long...

Wow, spooky indeed !! And I fully concur !! Long live that dead language Latin... Eh ??? :getmecoat::getmecoat: We sampled the delights of Seaburn beach yesterday. Nice, clean, beach. Redcar to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2020, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By BoroRover
My remap to 160 by the legendary MarinaBrian, I...

My remap to 160 by the legendary MarinaBrian, I need say no more :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2020, 07:17
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By BoroRover
I reckon you are worth, and have earned every...

I reckon you are worth, and have earned every penny Brian. Enjoy the fruits of your labour. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2020, 22:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By BoroRover
Put me off going to Roker now...I don't want my...

Put me off going to Roker now...I don't want my precious 75 interfered with.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2020, 14:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By BoroRover
A trip north up to Roker beach I think.

A trip north up to Roker beach I think.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2020, 06:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,585
Posted By BoroRover
It's recommended you run the air con a few times...

It's recommended you run the air con a few times in the winter months to keep things hunkey-dorey. As above helps demist too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2020, 08:02
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By BoroRover
You certainly drive a hard bargain Brian :}:}:}

You certainly drive a hard bargain Brian :}:}:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2020, 20:32
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By BoroRover
I too get that metallic clatter when I switch the...

I too get that metallic clatter when I switch the engine off, but if I switch off the climate control, before I switch off the engine, no clatter.

Not suggesting it happens on every diesel, just...
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 07:28
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By BoroRover
Ditto all the above. I'm deeply, deeply grateful...

Ditto all the above. I'm deeply, deeply grateful to all those who have fallen in all the conflicts this country has faced so that we have all the great blessings we enjoy today. Their sacrifice is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2020, 18:57
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By BoroRover
All in all, not a line up I would be champing at...

All in all, not a line up I would be champing at the bit to see.

The most important question as far as I am concerned, is do I really want to see this episode, and ones to come.

I'm pretty fed...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2020, 07:49
Replies: 1,285
Views: 36,762
Posted By BoroRover
That...is seriously scary !!

That...is seriously scary !!
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2020, 07:13
Replies: 49
Views: 1,407
Posted By BoroRover
Please accept my sincere and heartfelt...

Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences to you and your family.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2020, 13:48
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Hi Brian, I got it done at Campbell's Garage in...

Hi Brian, I got it done at Campbell's Garage in Marske. £35.

I was lucky enough to get it done straightaway, they are not as busy as usual.

It's made a great difference.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2020, 21:01
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Took the Copperleaf for an air con re-gas. I can...

Took the Copperleaf for an air con re-gas. I can now officially declare, this really cool car, is even cooler now !!:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2020, 07:32
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By BoroRover
As ever, sound advice. My diesel was running...

As ever, sound advice. My diesel was running cool...thermostat. Fifteen minutes after Brian turning up, job done, instant fix, fine ever since. What's not to like ?
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 22nd April 2020, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to the club. Lots of great help and...

Welcome to the club. Lots of great help and advice from the guys n gals here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2020, 20:09
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By BoroRover
Reuters Oil Prices Oil drops to $0.01 per barrel

The latest from Reuters news agency. Unprecedented in all our lifetimes.

Oil now at $ 0 per barrel Crude Oil futures. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2020, 15:45
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By BoroRover
The man is phenomenal.

The man is phenomenal.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2020, 08:05
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By BoroRover
As I posted earlier...the guy is just incredible...

As I posted earlier...the guy is just incredible :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 10:27
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By BoroRover
An icon of the 70's and the 80's. Always remember...

An icon of the 70's and the 80's. Always remember his on field brawl with Francis Lee...an England colleague !! Though in opposition for their respective clubs that day.
A great servant to his club...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2020, 10:22
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By BoroRover
The information and know how of this guy is...

The information and know how of this guy is phenomenal. :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2020, 22:33
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By BoroRover
Congratulations to a wonderful, wonderful man. We...

Congratulations to a wonderful, wonderful man. We owe you so much. Thank you sir, I am in awe of you, and your peers. :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2020, 17:57
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By BoroRover
My sister lived near Bergen-Belsen, and it seemed...

My sister lived near Bergen-Belsen, and it seemed appropriate to visit and try to take in what happened there.
Sobering to say the least.

The barracks close to the camp, until quite recently used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2020, 20:53
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Washed him. It's incredible the amount of dust...

Washed him. It's incredible the amount of dust and sandy deposits land on our cars.
Hate to see him dusty, and the paintwork rough to a very gentle touch.

It's just got to be removed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2020, 10:19
Replies: 33
Views: 1,508
Posted By BoroRover
Wow !!! Just WOW !! :bowdown::bowdown:

Wow !!! Just WOW !! :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2020, 15:52
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By BoroRover
I was wondering about that too. Personally, I...

I was wondering about that too. Personally, I think that if you stay in the car, have no contact with anyone else, and just go from your door, to the car, and then from your car to your door, it's...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2020, 07:42
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By BoroRover
R.I.P. Peter, you were widely regarded as a...

R.I.P. Peter, you were widely regarded as a terrific 'keeper.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2020, 14:30
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By BoroRover
Great to hear you are sorted. Loose connections...

Great to hear you are sorted. Loose connections stop cars it's true.
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2020, 07:24
Replies: 96
Views: 3,672
Posted By BoroRover
Please accept my heartfelt, and sincere...

Please accept my heartfelt, and sincere condolences to you in this most difficult of times. May he rest in peace.
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2020, 17:36
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By BoroRover
Best wishes to her, and you all, for a speedy,...

Best wishes to her, and you all, for a speedy, and full recovery for her.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2020, 07:27
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Aaah, the one and only Alfie out for his...

Aaah, the one and only Alfie out for his constitution. He's some dog , good enough for the title. We bestow on him, The Great Alfredo.
Looking forward to catching up with him again when all this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2020, 10:35
Replies: 31
Views: 1,828
Posted By BoroRover
As per my earlier post, the 10 mile drive, we are...

As per my earlier post, the 10 mile drive, we are of the same mindset.
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 07:41
Replies: 19
Views: 293
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Stu :birthday:

Happy Birthday Stu :birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 19:09
Replies: 31
Views: 1,828
Posted By BoroRover
I buy my provisions in bits and bobs, so I do a...

I buy my provisions in bits and bobs, so I do a 10 mile round trip to the supermarket every day bar Sunday. Seems to do the business, plus, I really enjoy driving the 75.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By BoroRover
The Chinese business practices are targeted at...

The Chinese business practices are targeted at the ends, not the means.
Some years ago there was a major explosion in a fireworks factory in China, that resulted in 500 deaths.
The Chinese...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 3rd April 2020, 13:46
Replies: 42
Views: 3,378
Posted By BoroRover
Stu, if the meet does go ahead, can you add me to...

Stu, if the meet does go ahead, can you add me to the list. Thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 19:02
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By BoroRover
R.I.P. Eddie, you gave a lot of people a lot of...

R.I.P. Eddie, you gave a lot of people a lot of laughs. A good Epitaph. Will be missed.
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 07:33
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By BoroRover
It really makes me shake my head with types like...

It really makes me shake my head with types like the Jehovahs. Time and again, they do these predictions, then, when nothing happens, they do the ," oh well, same time next week thing ", truly, they...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 08:53
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Glenn !

Happy Birthday Glenn !
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 08:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,015
Posted By BoroRover
According to my local rag, the Gazetteonline,...

According to my local rag, the Gazetteonline, police issued a ticket to someone who claimed they had never heard of Coronavirus, and wondered why there were so few people about. Now that is taking...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 08:56
Replies: 22
Views: 335
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Jeff !

Happy Birthday Jeff !
Forum: The Valeting Forum 28th March 2020, 19:20
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By BoroRover
Certainly does :}

Certainly does :}
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2020, 12:28
Replies: 1,285
Views: 36,762
Posted By BoroRover
A question. Does lockdown rules apply to...

A question. Does lockdown rules apply to religious gatherings ? I saw dozens of worshippers milling around yesterday, standing in groups chatting ? :shrug::shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2020, 22:26
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By BoroRover
My Copperleaf had a Protection Detail carried out...

My Copperleaf had a Protection Detail carried out to it late February, well worth the money I thought.

Pandemic allowing, I'm pondering a 1st Stage Detailing around June time too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2020, 22:07
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:11
Replies: 12
Views: 329
Posted By BoroRover
The turnout in my cul-de-sac was excellent. Lots...

The turnout in my cul-de-sac was excellent. Lots of clapping and cheering, fireworks by the dozen. Living near the main hospital in Boro it was all the more significant, to me anyway.

Let's make...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 16:10
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering ! Brian to...

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering ! Brian to the rescue again...top, top, guy. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 26th March 2020, 16:07
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By BoroRover
Very smart car Stu

Very smart car Stu
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2020, 07:14
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By BoroRover
If only they were allowed to confiscate the goods...

If only they were allowed to confiscate the goods AFTER those trying to take it all had paid for them. If they protest, they would be told the goods would be donated to care homes etc etc.
It would...
Forum: Photography Corner 25th March 2020, 07:09
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By BoroRover
Nature can be so wonderful putting on her shows...

Nature can be so wonderful putting on her shows at dawn and at dusk. Simply breathtaking.:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 17:23
Replies: 33
Views: 2,486
Posted By BoroRover
Very sorry to see your car suffered this. I...

Very sorry to see your car suffered this.

I hate to see these things happen .
.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 07:29
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By BoroRover
I always enjoy my trips down to Camberley in my...

I always enjoy my trips down to Camberley in my 75. It's where I got my current CDTI from...one year ago today.
I would never have come across this car had it not been for my nephew asking me if I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 07:23
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By BoroRover
I'm always a bit miffed when major retailers,...

I'm always a bit miffed when major retailers, such as Asda charge different prices for the same product.

It's 1.06 at my local Asda, can they not have uniform pricing at the pumps ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2020, 13:19
Replies: 6
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Views: 218
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 07:57
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
I'm real chuffed with myself. Today, the dreaded...

I'm real chuffed with myself. Today, the dreaded airbag warning light appeared.
Usually I would shout for help and advice, but thanks to the members advice here on the forum, and seeing Brian do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 07:49
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By BoroRover
Impressive line up.

Impressive line up.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 07:46
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By BoroRover
Thanks for confirming my earlier post Brian...

Thanks for confirming my earlier post Brian :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2020, 16:09
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By BoroRover
I'm off out into the Yorkshire Dales tomorrow...

I'm off out into the Yorkshire Dales tomorrow with a very dear friend and neighbour. Taking in the spectacular scenery, and solitude it offers. Bedale, Leyburn, Reeth, Richmond area. With a few...
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2020, 16:04
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By BoroRover
Ooooo Big Brother watching over. :eek::eek: I'm...

Ooooo Big Brother watching over. :eek::eek: I'm so glad I ain't one of the shelf emptiers...in truth, none of us should be.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2020, 10:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By BoroRover
It was at Costco. MarinaBrian will confirm I'm...

It was at Costco. MarinaBrian will confirm I'm sure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2020, 21:41
Replies: 33
Views: 2,014
Posted By BoroRover
As we stand tonight, there is a 14p difference in...

As we stand tonight, there is a 14p difference in the price of petrol in Newcastle and in Middlesbrough.

Newcastle 0.99 ltr 1.06 diesel
Middlesbrough 1.14 petrol 1.16 diesel.

No rumblings of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2020, 07:01
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By BoroRover
The man is an absolute diamond. No question....

The man is an absolute diamond. No question. :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2020, 16:41
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
The Smiley plate is an integral feature of our...

The Smiley plate is an integral feature of our wonderful cars. It's a must have as far as I'm concerned, one of the features that sets our cars apart from the run of the mill offerings.
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By BoroRover
Congratulations !

Congratulations !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2020, 16:28
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By BoroRover
Every auto I have owned, has crept forward, they...

Every auto I have owned, has crept forward, they all do. If they didn't, when you tried to accelerate...it wouldn't go anywhere.

Remember, you can't select D, 2,3, or 4, from P or R, unless you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 15:23
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Met up with MarinaBrian, and his wonderful dog...

Met up with MarinaBrian, and his wonderful dog Alfredo.

Fish and chips, a bracing walk along Seaton Carew beach, and Brian doing his usual helping hand with a replacement headlight bulb for my...
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 09:43
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Malcolm, enjoy your day !

Happy Birthday Malcolm, enjoy your day !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 21:41
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 07:34
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By BoroRover
Oh yes !! Get the 160 remap...amazing...

Oh yes !! Get the 160 remap...amazing !!!:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 10:42
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to the club. I echo all the advice given...

Welcome to the club. I echo all the advice given above. Sounds like you have a" good 'un", there. These cars will bewitch you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By BoroRover
I will second that X 100. Amazing guy !!...

I will second that X 100. Amazing guy !! :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 10:34
Replies: 12
Views: 493
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday you Rover 75 you !! May you...

Happy Birthday you Rover 75 you !! May you continue to cruise the highways and byways for years to come.
Forum: Social Forum 10th March 2020, 22:07
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By BoroRover
Absolutely horrendous :mad::mad:

Absolutely horrendous :mad::mad:
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2020, 07:41
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Dawn...have a great day.

Happy Birthday Dawn...have a great day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2020, 15:47
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 13:06
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2020, 07:57
Replies: 47
Views: 1,257
Posted By BoroRover
Personally, I'm sad to see the demise of FlyBe. I...

Personally, I'm sad to see the demise of FlyBe. I used them to travel to Southampton to see my family and friends, just an hours flight time from Newcastle.

My consolation, is that I can travel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 21:23
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 09:25
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By BoroRover
A Sight You Should Never See ( Or Be Anywhere Near )

The scene...BP Filling Station Ladgate Lane Ormesby Middlesbrough 0850 hrs.

A small hatchback is standing at the pumps.
Another small hatchback, owned by a driving school parks bonnet to bonnet...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2020, 21:11
Replies: 36
Views: 5,825
Posted By BoroRover
Yep, that had me puzzled too...until I joined...

Yep, that had me puzzled too...until I joined this great club, and found out what it was.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 07:52
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By BoroRover
And Copperleaf too !!

And Copperleaf too !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 20:17
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By BoroRover
It's one of the little extras that make our cars...

It's one of the little extras that make our cars what they are, a cut above. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 18:33
Replies: 69
Views: 5,755
Posted By BoroRover
Devastating.

Devastating.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 18:32
Replies: 93
Views: 3,584
Posted By BoroRover
Me too...loving that auto !!:bowdown:

Me too...loving that auto !!:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 18:51
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By BoroRover
My 53 reg CDTI is my daily drive, and I intend it...

My 53 reg CDTI is my daily drive, and I intend it to be, road idiots permitting, my daily for some years yet. It's on 93k, nothing for a diesel, it's a wonderful drive too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 07:26
Replies: 49
Views: 3,892
Posted By BoroRover
Here, here, !! I'm owner No 2 of my diesel, I...

Here, here, !! I'm owner No 2 of my diesel, I absolutely think it's the bees knees, superb car.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2020, 07:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Brian, your help, advice, and...

Happy Birthday Brian, your help, advice, and friendship are irreplaceable.
Have a great day :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2020, 21:14
Replies: 61
Views: 3,777
Posted By BoroRover
I really feel for you. I hope you can sort this...

I really feel for you. I hope you can sort this out the car dealer needs to step up to the plate in this.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2020, 09:52
Replies: 49
Views: 3,892
Posted By BoroRover
Last Wednesday was a proper see the 75 day in...

Last Wednesday was a proper see the 75 day in Boro.
Funnily enough all MK 1's.
Starlight silver that lives just down the road from me.
White gold tourer I pass very often on Levick Crescent
Wedge...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 23:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By BoroRover
It certainly is, sluggish it is not !! Bless the...

It certainly is, sluggish it is not !! Bless the day a great friend uprated my diesel to 160.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 13:44
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By BoroRover
Enjoyed watching that's review.

Enjoyed watching that's review.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 08:52
Replies: 744
Views: 53,546
Posted By BoroRover
I've seen the evidence !! Torture...but I hope...

I've seen the evidence !! Torture...but I hope it's sorted for you now.
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 20:13
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By BoroRover
Great work by the old fella seeing the would-be...

Great work by the old fella seeing the would-be mugger off on his heels.

He should have chosen a better time than the early hours to use the cash point .

Risk assessment is a very useful tool.
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By BoroRover
He, and others in his cult, demonstrate quite...

He, and others in his cult, demonstrate quite staggering levels of hypocracy.
He stands blocking roads in London all day, then hails a diesel powered black cab to get across London claiming, he is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome...and Happy Birthday to your car !

Welcome...and Happy Birthday to your car !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 18:25
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
That must be some kind of record...and in the...

That must be some kind of record...and in the dark, that's Magicum :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 14:33
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
I replaced 3 bulbs in the offside rear lamp on...

I replaced 3 bulbs in the offside rear lamp on Friday, I intended to just replace the brake light bulb, but a mental aberration intervened, and I ended up replacing every bulb except the indicator...
Forum: Social Forum 16th February 2020, 09:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,411
Posted By BoroRover
Very, very sad she was driven to take her own...

Very, very sad she was driven to take her own life. Her passing is the 3rd suicide of those who have appeared on Love Island.
Perhaps these type of " shows", should be looked at ? One loss is too...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2020, 20:46
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By BoroRover
Only a couple of years from the big 70... so I...

Only a couple of years from the big 70... so I really appreciate the style, grace, and comfort these wonderful cars are blessed with.
So I drive it accordingly, in a calm and unhurried manner,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 18:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By BoroRover
You can't go wrong with Brian, Russ, and Trikey...

You can't go wrong with Brian, Russ, and Trikey :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2020, 14:37
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By BoroRover
Hoping you get back to feeling chipper again soon.

Hoping you get back to feeling chipper again soon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2020, 08:35
Replies: 48
Views: 2,384
Posted By BoroRover
I've lost count of the times I have chosen a...

I've lost count of the times I have chosen a space in an almost empty car park, within seconds someone has parked next to me ignoring oodles, and oodles of empty spaces.
Is herding inbuilt into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By BoroRover
It says it has both leather...and cloth seats ???...

It says it has both leather...and cloth seats ??? :shrug::shrug::shrug:

The cloth seats are the interior seats....where exactly are the leather ones ?? Exterior ???
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2020, 22:11
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Chris !

Happy Birthday Chris !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2020, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By BoroRover
I still think they are one of the most pleasing...

I still think they are one of the most pleasing on the eye cars ever built. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2020, 09:45
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By BoroRover
Glad to have you back.

Glad to have you back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 22:25
Replies: 31
Views: 1,663
Posted By BoroRover
With massive new infrastructure required, at...

With massive new infrastructure required, at least 25 million roadside charging points required, ( that's 4,000 a day if we start installing them today), more than a third of Britons commute by car,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 16:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By BoroRover
I'm off in my M47 engined diesel to spread my...

I'm off in my M47 engined diesel to spread my carbon footprint around North Yorkshire tomorrow. The trees that line the roads I use will love my contribution to their work converting gases I'm sure....
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 18:05
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By BoroRover
They are our future Government Ministers, scary...

They are our future Government Ministers, scary isn't it ? :eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 18:01
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By BoroRover
Certainly not enough copper cable in the North...

Certainly not enough copper cable in the North East, it disappears at a phenomenal rate up here !! :eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 15:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By BoroRover
It crossed my mind that if so many thousands of...

It crossed my mind that if so many thousands of charging points, in so many thousands of places, millions of miles of cabling will need to be laid, big enough to service the huge requirements.
Just...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By BoroRover
Best wishes to her for a full, and swift recovery.

Best wishes to her for a full, and swift recovery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2020, 20:00
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
Oh no...after all that time, hassle, effort, and...

Oh no...after all that time, hassle, effort, and cost over the weekend.
I do hope you find another very soon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2020, 15:48
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 2nd February 2020, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome back !

Welcome back !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2020, 18:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,464
Posted By BoroRover
160 remap...a must !! :bowdown:

160 remap...a must !! :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 06:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,463
Posted By BoroRover
Ah, yes, The Ritz cafe on The Esplanade. Fondly...

Ah, yes, The Ritz cafe on The Esplanade. Fondly remembered, mainly due to a very rainy Sunday morning, when we were cabined up in the Ritz passing time.
A few of us had bought cod from one of the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2020, 20:56
Replies: 15
Views: 429
Posted By BoroRover
A real trouper, R.I.P. Nicholas.

A real trouper, R.I.P. Nicholas.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 15:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to this great club, for great cars, and...

Welcome to this great club, for great cars, and great members :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 19:51
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By BoroRover
Heated rear screen ...just knock the switch on...

Heated rear screen ...just knock the switch on the dash off...and hey presto.
That was one of the difficulties...the screen automatically comes on when starting on temps under 10 degrees, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 22:22
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By BoroRover
The guy is a genius. I'm convinced that if Brian...

The guy is a genius. I'm convinced that if Brian had been around in Ancient Greece, the likes of Euclid, and Archimedes would ave been almost unknown.

And the people's chariots would have run a...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2020, 15:20
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By BoroRover
I parked on Westcliffe near the whalebones last...

I parked on Westcliffe near the whalebones last week. The pay machines have notices on them, Parking free till March 1st. And they are covered with black bags.
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2020, 21:23
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By BoroRover
Seriously scary:eek::eek:

Seriously scary:eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 07:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By BoroRover
This Mornings Earthquake

Strewth !! Woken just before 6 a.m. this morning by a strange rumbling sound that lasted for about 30 seconds. In my sleepy state, I reckoned it was an aircraft.
Turning on the tele, it seems...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 20:05
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By BoroRover
Does look a nice example.

Does look a nice example.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 19:17
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By BoroRover
The remap to 160 is excellent. Sluggish, no way...

The remap to 160 is excellent. Sluggish, no way !! I'm thoroughly impressed with the upgrade, having owned a 1.8 previous to my current diesel...it's a no brainer, the diesel wins all ways.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 17:38
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 17:43
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Another beauty kept on the...

Congrats on the pass. Another beauty kept on the road !!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 17:41
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By BoroRover
I'm retired too, I'm in agreement with all...

I'm retired too, I'm in agreement with all MarinaBrian says. One of the greatest advantages...is this great club, with all the expertise, knowledge, and willingness to help, running costs/repairs can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2020, 20:16
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,261
Posted By BoroRover
I can certainly confirm Frosty is a lovely...

I can certainly confirm Frosty is a lovely example. Very nice indeed !!
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:53
Replies: 34
Views: 2,120
Posted By BoroRover
I'm heartily fed up of her, hearing of her,...

I'm heartily fed up of her, hearing of her, seeing her, reading about her. I wish she would bog off back home, and stay there.
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By BoroRover
One of the most terrifying things I have seen. I...

One of the most terrifying things I have seen. I have had a deer jump in front of me, that was bad enough, but a man on his hands and knees, in the dark...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 08:18
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By BoroRover
I have a diesel myself, but I'm happy to see...

I have a diesel myself, but I'm happy to see prices for parts reduced for our owners of cars with that engine. About time too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2020, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 08:42
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By BoroRover
Myself, I can't abide this annual charade of...

Myself, I can't abide this annual charade of awards season. There seems to be one every week. Just the same people going from beanfeast to beanfeast.
There are so many " gongs", handed out. The list...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 15:44
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By BoroRover
Suggest you give that garage a wide berth in...

Suggest you give that garage a wide berth in future. The numptys. Brings to mind the phrase, for a ha'porth of tar the ship was lost.

So glad you asked the real experts...in this great club....
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 13:34
Replies: 29
Views: 1,534
Posted By BoroRover
There are no words to describe the grief when...

There are no words to describe the grief when losing a loved one. Only those who have themselves been through the loss of a loved one truly know what it is like.
My condolences to you, and your...
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd January 2020, 21:54
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By BoroRover
I for an EE pay as you go SIM card from Tescos...

I for an EE pay as you go SIM card from Tescos around 300 minutes, thousands of texts, and a couple of GB,s for £10 a month. Like you, I make one or two calls a month.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 21:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By BoroRover
How dreadfully ironic that those people who by...

How dreadfully ironic that those people who by their protestations on Climate Change, are a major factor in the deaths of people, devastation, and smoke contamination of the air immeasurably worse...
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