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Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2020, 09:24
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
Finally we have a date for the funeral, its next...

Finally we have a date for the funeral, its next week. We went to see him at the chapel of rest yesterday, it was great to see him again, he looked so peacful.

I've been finding full boxes of...
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 10:29
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By Dallas
Do we believe the announcement was released only...

Do we believe the announcement was released only to distract everyone from the Cummings fiasco?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2020, 22:29
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By Dallas
Get yourself a endoscope cam and go poking. ;) ...

Get yourself a endoscope cam and go poking. ;)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=79869&stc=1&d=1568564594
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 22:23
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dallas
Hey thanks Pete. :}

Hey thanks Pete. :}
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 21:14
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dallas
She is nearly finished, I will have to do a...

She is nearly finished, I will have to do a before and after pic.

The 80's is here again. :D
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2020, 12:53
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for all the input guys. ;) I'm...

Thanks for all the input guys. ;)

I'm tempted to use the variable lance and avoid using the turbo dirt blaster, turn the pressure down and stand further back, but I guess the sticker on my Nilfisk...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2020, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Dallas
Pressure Washer & Caravans

How many of you caravan owners use pressure washers to clean your caravan?

Trying to keep busy and do the regular caravan maintenance, I'm in two minds on whether to use the pressure washer on the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2020, 21:33
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dallas
My latest Capri restoration has taken a back seat...

My latest Capri restoration has taken a back seat with the passing of my father, but I'm hoping the Capri will be finished this weekend, its just a shame my father will not get to see the Capri in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2020, 16:02
Replies: 60
Views: 3,304
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for the battery charger Mark, a quick...

Thanks for the battery charger Mark, a quick drive to yours via the airport gave me a chance to give the ZT a good run. I just wish Asda was as quiet, sadly it was like Piccadilly circus. :duh:
...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2020, 19:53
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
Just had the coroners report, all it has...

Just had the coroners report, all it has confirmed is that my father died from a myocardial infarction (heart attack), no mention of the change in drug Apixaban being a contributing factor.

Its a...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2020, 13:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
Finally its hit the news, lets see if there's any...

Finally its hit the news, lets see if there's any truth in the lab release theory?
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 22:31
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
Thanks mate, you've put that brilliantly, makes a...

Thanks mate, you've put that brilliantly, makes a lot of sense, best thing I've read for a long time.

I've run out of thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 22:22
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
I know what you mean Andy, life has certainly...

I know what you mean Andy, life has certainly been rotten to us lately, if Tracey's father getting diagnosed with cancer wasn't enough, it just seems to be one thing after another.

I still have...
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2020, 21:22
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
So it turns out this new drug my farther was...

So it turns out this new drug my farther was given is called Apixaban, he was taken off the Warfarin in favour of this new drug, even though he was not a good candidate.

It turns out that Apixaban...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 22:39
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By Dallas
I'm glad you are receiving the correct treatment...

I'm glad you are receiving the correct treatment Clive, you know my views regarding the dental profession, the system is worst than car insurance. :eek: :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 21:42
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
I had a phone call from the coroner, his GP has...

I had a phone call from the coroner, his GP has requested for a post-mortem to be done, this is because of the sudden cardiac death, they also want to check for covid. :shrug:

I haven't told my...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 21:13
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
Thank you all for your kind words. I found...

Thank you all for your kind words.

I found this pic earlier, how many 3 year olds get to play in a real JCB :} great days.
...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 15:42
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
Thank you for all your kind words. Its...

Thank you for all your kind words.

Its certainly been a shock, not that we didn't know this day would eventually come, due to his heart condition. But to have him taken from us because of the...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 09:07
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By Dallas
2020

My father, my hero is sadly no longer with us, we lost him yesterday, all very sudden.

We don't think is was covid, but instead a heart attack, he collapse at home. I received the call from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2020, 19:42
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By Dallas
Road tax next then :D we all should get a road...

Road tax next then :D we all should get a road fund licence rebate??? :shrug:

Regarding vehicle insurance, car's sitting idle doesn't make them invincible, damage can still occur, also theft, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2020, 21:54
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By Dallas
JR will be turning in his grave.

JR will be turning in his grave.
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2020, 16:20
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
Oh for god sake... :shrug: shall I go and stand...

Oh for god sake... :shrug: shall I go and stand in the corner teacher?

People will always speculate, the governments have been speculating ever since this virus started, hence why certain...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2020, 14:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
My grip is fine thanks. Its matters...

My grip is fine thanks.



Its matters greatly. :duh:

I cant see the worlds governments sitting back and accepting the history of bat virus experiments at the Wuhan laboratories, and then...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2020, 12:48
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Dallas
I had similar pulsating brake pedal and no...

I had similar pulsating brake pedal and no handbrake on O/S rear wheel, the bearing had leaked grease and had covered everything including the handbrake shoes. :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2020, 11:05
Replies: 103
Views: 4,255
Posted By Dallas
What lock down? :getmecoat: We live on the...

What lock down? :getmecoat:

We live on the edge of the countryside and normally we don't see people for days/weeks, but all of a sudden its like Piccadilly circus around here. :mad:

Normally I...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2020, 09:27
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
Clive, it would make more sense if the source of...

Clive, it would make more sense if the source of the coronavirus outbreak was through accidental exposure from Wuhan's biolab.

The WIV is only a few miles from the wet markets, if the virus was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2020, 21:23
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,461
Posted By Dallas
Its been the second time this year now Andy,...

Its been the second time this year now Andy, never had to charge it before, not bad for a 6+ year old battery I suppose.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2020, 20:58
Replies: 12,402
Views: 894,461
Posted By Dallas
I had to charge the battery in the ZT. :getmecoat:

I had to charge the battery in the ZT. :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 20:04
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By Dallas
I seem to have bought my Capri at the right time....

I seem to have bought my Capri at the right time.

By the time this lock down is over, I will have myself a lovely new Capri to drive around in, I haven't stopped working on it since I bought it. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2020, 19:55
Replies: 744
Views: 53,576
Posted By Dallas
I didn't drive my ZT, that's what I didn't do.

I didn't drive my ZT, that's what I didn't do.
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 19:30
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
I don't think its anybody with an internet...

I don't think its anybody with an internet connection, the US are conducting a full-scale investigation into whether the deadly virus "escaped" from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

If...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 16:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,044
Posted By Dallas
Coronavirus theories

The more I hear and read about the coronavirus pandemic, the more I believe the virus wasn't a natural occurrence.

I've been reading about the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and how close this...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2020, 21:29
Replies: 96
Views: 3,676
Posted By Dallas
Simply awful, lost for words. Please accept...

Simply awful, lost for words.

Please accept our sincere condolences.

RIP Simon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2020, 22:25
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Dallas
Overland Express

Just a big thanks to Stuart at https://www.overlandexpress.co.uk/courier-for-alloys.

My wheels were collected yesterday, and delivered today, that's a next day delivery. woohoo! :bowdown:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2020, 14:21
Replies: 35
Views: 2,159
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: 2,159
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 512
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: 2,159
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: 610
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: 2,159
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: 329
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 12,982
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: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dallas
The Capri gets some TLC. :drool4: ...

The Capri gets some TLC. :drool4:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=82713&stc=1&d=1590050287
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 167
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: 15
Views: 757
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: 1,168
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: 1,168
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: 1,109
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: 1,109
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 4,380
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 1,285
Views: 36,786
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: 398
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: 398
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: 40
Views: 2,931
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
Posted By Dallas
Wow! :eek: Very nice. ;)

Wow! :eek: Very nice. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2020, 20:55
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 807
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: 5,758
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: 5,758
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 478
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: 478
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 1,167
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: 478
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: 478
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: 744
Views: 53,576
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: 337
Views: 48,557
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 102
Views: 5,833
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: 337
Views: 48,557
Posted By Dallas
Awesome work Jon. ;)

Awesome work Jon. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2020, 18:31
Replies: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 1,663
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: 39
Views: 1,592
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: 892
Posted By Dallas
Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.

Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 16:29
Replies: 12
Views: 411
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: 1,336
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: 968
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: 411
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: 102
Views: 5,833
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: 7,289
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: 7,289
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: 508
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: 508
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 998
Posted By Dallas
A real time tunnel. :eek:

A real time tunnel. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 20:47
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Dallas
Ooh! very nice. :drool4:

Ooh! very nice. :drool4:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th January 2020, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 434
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: 821
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: 238
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: 238
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: 962
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: 152,907
Views: 4,919,171
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: 962
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: 18,640
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: 1,964
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 840
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: 18,640
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: 388
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: 18,640
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: 1,674
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: 455
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: 328
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: 679
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: 489
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: 152,907
Views: 4,919,171
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: 565
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: 892
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: 565
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 12,402
Views: 894,461
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: 4,391
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: 4,391
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: 23,666
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: 977
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: 23,666
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: 1,964
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: 977
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: 977
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: 2,147
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: 977
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 2,945
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: 2,945
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 264
Views: 16,577
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: 2,945
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: 1,168
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: 3,629
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: 2,945
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: 3,629
Posted By Dallas
There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;) ...

There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;)
...
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