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Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By T-Cut
Hmm, it looks pretty tightly attached to the...

Hmm, it looks pretty tightly attached to the other bit. It may be 'glued' on, but I suspect more likely to be a one-way snap together fitting. With no access to the fitting, your suggested hacksaw...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 09:47
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
Unfortunately not. TC

Unfortunately not.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 21:56
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By T-Cut
I'm unclear what you're tryting to do, but is it...

I'm unclear what you're tryting to do, but is it related to dismantling the rear box?


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/e88f/lhomz4xh74lzndi6g.jpg


This bit?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 16:54
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By T-Cut
Do you mean it's lower than spec or you'd prefer...

Do you mean it's lower than spec or you'd prefer it so be higher than spec?


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/41d5/e73wx2w9grm58nm6g.jpg

TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 14:59
Replies: 37
Views: 651
Posted By T-Cut
The coolant level change really does need...

The coolant level change really does need explaining.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 14:20
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By T-Cut
The headlamps are supposed to stay at the last...

The headlamps are supposed to stay at the last manual setting between startups.
The occasional up/down movement you see at startup is simply an automated range verification.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 14:16
Replies: 37
Views: 651
Posted By T-Cut
If the system was stone cold on both occasions,...

If the system was stone cold on both occasions, I'd like to hear an explanation of that.


TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 12:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By T-Cut
We should start a list. What may be...

We should start a list.

What may be unobtainable today might not be tomorrow, providing we know what's needed. It will only get done by focussing on the need.
So far we have the bonnet cable...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 12:17
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
I spent 35 years innovating, so I do think as...

I spent 35 years innovating, so I do think as laterally, believe me.



TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 11:40
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
I have a length of the steel-coiled flexible hose...

I have a length of the steel-coiled flexible hose on the shelf which I ibought to use for the PRT downpipe and maybe for the upper head to T-piece elbow. I decided against it after experimenting with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 11:24
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
You can easily confirm it. Lift off the rear seat...

You can easily confirm it. Lift off the rear seat and open the LH floor hatch. You'll see the filter top. The earlier module has two plastic lifting loops on top. The later, problematic cap is a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 21:25
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
That looks like it, but where are the Part...

That looks like it, but where are the Part Numbers?
EDIT: OK I see them now.
It seems it doesn't cover the 1.8Turbo.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 21:16
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By T-Cut
If you really prefer to cut into the case to...

If you really prefer to cut into the case to access the works, there is indeed an old thread (somewhere) covering exactly that. A square trapdoor was cut into the case just above the pushrod. This...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 19:06
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
There was a thread recently where a member posted...

There was a thread recently where a member posted a link to a European (?) website that provides MGR Part Numbers. Problem is, I can't find it.
Anyone remember?


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 19:03
Replies: 18
Views: 425
Posted By T-Cut
Neither of you has searched well enough, though...

Neither of you has searched well enough, though it's by far from easy to find anything on the forum these days.
Anyway, here's what's reckoned to be the 'easy' way:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 18:55
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
It's not necessary if there's no specific issue...

It's not necessary if there's no specific issue with blockage from a major contamination. There's no way to clean it anyway and there's no renewal schedule either. The design provides for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 13:43
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By T-Cut
The usual replacement is either an after-market...

The usual replacement is either an after-market alternative system or an MGR 2-speed/resistor controlled type (2-wires into the motor). Either is plug and play for any old 3-speed and widely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 10:12
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By T-Cut
The stepper motor is connected to the lower edge...

The stepper motor is connected to the lower edge of the pivoting reflector. The connection is through a sort of universal joint in a plastic push-rod.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 13:52
Replies: 20
Views: 307
Posted By T-Cut
It was a bad move by Rimmer/Xpart to delete all...

It was a bad move by Rimmer/Xpart to delete all part numbers from their website for stuff they no longer stock. It prevents you looking elsewhere for old stocks that almost certainly exist. They shot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 13:48
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
I wouldn't personally. There's no need and they...

I wouldn't personally. There's no need and they don't deteriorate. The only issue with them is from misfitting after removal.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 09:42
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By T-Cut
I don't know what mechanism makes them single use...

I don't know what mechanism makes them single use but apparently, they should be replaced if ever removed. Maybe it's similar to replacing certain bolts, because they have a thread lock band or are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 20:56
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By T-Cut
Thanks Karl, I appreciate it. Mine just seems...

Thanks Karl, I appreciate it.
Mine just seems different from what I remember.
Daft really, you look at the engine so often, yet when you strip it down, you can't remember how it was..



TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 17:26
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By T-Cut
A thought. A failed tail light (parking light?)...

A thought. A failed tail light (parking light?) is automatically compensated for by switching on the corresponding brake light and operating it at half power. So, there's a tenuous connection between...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 17:14
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By T-Cut
@Sheraton @The Mighty Quinn Any chance...

@Sheraton
@The Mighty Quinn


Any chance you can help me? https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=300031


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 12:52
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By T-Cut
Have I got This Right? - 1.8Turbo

I've had all my turbo/intercooler/radiator pipes and hoses off for a while. A couple of days ago I refitted everything. Some things seemed a bit tighter than I recall so I'd be obliged if a 1.8Turbo...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 10:18
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By T-Cut
Get a bottle of engine degreaser, it's made for...

Get a bottle of engine degreaser, it's made for the job.
eBay:https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=engine+degeaser&_sacat=0


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 09:59
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By T-Cut
How can that be without a considerable alteration...

How can that be without a considerable alteration to the pipework?
A standard intercooler can't be fitted left to right using the standard hose, so be sure it's the correct part.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 14:34
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By T-Cut
The jacking pads have a central 'cup' receiver...

The jacking pads have a central 'cup' receiver for a similar sized 'pip' on the emergency jack. This is a safety measure to stop them sliding sideways under load. Whatever mods are made to the sills...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2019, 14:25
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By T-Cut
I thought so, but no. Strictly speaking,...

I thought so, but no.

Strictly speaking, it's neither. The difference is defined by the parts they hold together. Bolts always use nuts. Screws use a treaded hole in one of the parts, ot cut their...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By T-Cut
Are these of any help? ...

Are these of any help?

https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/414d/t97uphtrrpv4iuv6g.jpg

https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/e379/d06x27bppehng976g.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 13:50
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By T-Cut
I made this in a couple of minutes:...

I made this in a couple of minutes: https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/72e9/1sy899ubqgr22vu6g.jpg

From the dozens of logos here:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 09:51
Replies: 16
Views: 420
Posted By T-Cut
So the quad HID conversion I've been planning for...

So the quad HID conversion I've been planning for my Mk2 will/might fail the MOT?

What's your experience (re. MOT) with the HID kits/conversions you sell?

TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 22:54
Replies: 57
Views: 7,027
Posted By T-Cut
Is the red colour fading or is it the resin...

Is the red colour fading or is it the resin surface that's fogging?
My Mk1 OEM badge is still like new. It stands in the sunshine 24/7/365 but only does a few thousand miles a year.

TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 22:51
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By T-Cut
So you drilled out the splines in the flange to...

So you drilled out the splines in the flange to allow a 10mm nut and bolt to be used?


TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 22:40
Replies: 57
Views: 7,027
Posted By T-Cut
Fading after only six years? Do you mean the red...

Fading after only six years? Do you mean the red colour is bleaching from sunlight? If so, I think I'd prefer some colourfast guarantee before paying the expected price for another. I also have one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By T-Cut
I wouldn't worry about 'heat fluctuation' quite...

I wouldn't worry about 'heat fluctuation' quite honestly. The most relevant thing is to use something that will unscrew again in five years' time. I use basic A2 stainless steel nuts and bolts on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 17:51
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By T-Cut
If the engine turns over on the starter, check...

If the engine turns over on the starter, check whether the rev counter responds on cranking. The needle should clearly show blips even if the engine won't start. If the rev counter seems dead, the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 09:32
Replies: 57
Views: 3,013
Posted By T-Cut
Regarding Photobucket's clampdown, I find they've...

Regarding Photobucket's clampdown, I find they've now restricted access to the first ten pages of your originally 'free' account. So, all your historic images will never be recoverable unless you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By T-Cut
Oh dear, that's another Photobucket ransom. I'm...

Oh dear, that's another Photobucket ransom.
I'm s-l-o-w-l-y recovering my HowTo's using a new image host, but it's rather inconvenient without editing permission. The particular HowTo you refer to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 11:22
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By T-Cut
I read on here a member successfully used super...

I read on here a member successfully used super glue to bond the threaded washer thing to the body and letting it cure, before applying penetrating oil. Let it soak overnight.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 11:17
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By T-Cut
Have you got the in-line thermostat mod? If the...

Have you got the in-line thermostat mod? If the heater matrix is not silted up, The mod will bring back the heating.


TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 18:36
Replies: 57
Views: 3,013
Posted By T-Cut
How are you managing with that? You need to...

How are you managing with that? You need to arrange access to enable you to edit them. I'm finding it rather tortuous, even though I have all the images hosted elsewhere. I feel witholding access to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2019, 09:46
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
There's a HowTo on the correct refitting of a...

There's a HowTo on the correct refitting of a tank module and rubber gasket if anyone's in that position.


TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2019, 09:23
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By T-Cut
All mine are threaded (1.8turbo). TC

All mine are threaded (1.8turbo).


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
I've no idea, but tourer rear seats are frequenly...

I've no idea, but tourer rear seats are frequenly discussed so a Google search may find what you need.


TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 21:54
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By T-Cut
I dunno, I was generalising about studs with no...

I dunno, I was generalising about studs with no particular location in mind. Madmatt asked if they are welded in. All studs are held in location by threads, typically in a blind hole (eg. for the ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 18:58
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By T-Cut
I discovered my rear screen leak by stuffing lots...

I discovered my rear screen leak by stuffing lots of rolled up newspaper into the nooks and crannies under the rear shelf in the boot. With the complete width stuffed with paper, the first heavy rain...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 18:45
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
The in=tank pump and filter module/regulator...

The in=tank pump and filter module/regulator seals are the same. Here's one:


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/54fd/c05y1npwt4gazjc6g.jpg

The filter module seal in petrol models (LHS) often...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 17:41
Replies: 18
Views: 443
Posted By T-Cut
Not welded, threaded. See Post 4 in this...

Not welded, threaded.
See Post 4 in this similar thread: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=299796


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 10:14
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By T-Cut
Different tightening torques. Corrosion apart,...

Different tightening torques. Corrosion apart, the stud will stay put because it's tightened into the flange to a significantly higher torque than the nut requires. So, slackening the nut afterwards...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 20:05
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By T-Cut
A wooden version of these?...

A wooden version of these? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MW6NNBRvv8


and: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnBgj50Xka8


I suppose one could be constructed in wood if it was sensibly sized...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 19:52
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By T-Cut
They're studs (threaded rods sticking out of the...

They're studs (threaded rods sticking out of the flange), so they have to be unscrewed. You can do this be screwing on and tightening/locking together, two nuts. You then use a spanner on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 18:46
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By T-Cut
Talking about catching things, there's a spider...

Talking about catching things, there's a spider living somewhere in our front porch that catches moths. So what's unusual about that? Well, it only catches one specific type of moth. On a regular...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 15:41
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By T-Cut
I believe so. This might help. ...

I believe so. This might help.


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/2696/7m7ha51a5e8n3l36g.jpg




The usual failure point is the plastic T-piece. If so, just replace that with a suitable part...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 15:31
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By T-Cut
That's the problem, the word 'killer' - not...

That's the problem, the word 'killer' - not politically correct.

Lots of examples - - fly killer? - they laugh at it. Mouse killer?- can't get enough of it. Slug killer - er, there's an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 15:07
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By T-Cut
I swapped my three manifold to turbo bolts (plus...

I swapped my three manifold to turbo bolts (plus a stud on a 1.8turbo), for stainless steel ones. I did the same for the turbo to downpipe flange as well as the five M10 manifold studs/nuts. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By T-Cut
I used to build car ramps from scaffold planks...

I used to build car ramps from scaffold planks using six inch nails. Heavy as Hell and twice as strong as many of today's spindly angle iron jobs.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 12:31
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By T-Cut
Following over a decade's discussion on this,...

Following over a decade's discussion on this, it's apparent that 75/ZT OBD computers were calibrated over-optimistically in production. If you want better accuracy, it must be set correctly for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 12:04
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By T-Cut
Sounds like a case of over-torquing the carrier...

Sounds like a case of over-torquing the carrier bolts at some time. It's essential to torque every bolt on the engine exactly to spec.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 11:59
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By T-Cut
When I bought my year old showroom model in 2003,...

When I bought my year old showroom model in 2003, I treated the underbody brake pipes with two coats Hammerite followed by WaxOyl. I had a part tin in the garage and I believe it was the original...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2019, 09:43
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By T-Cut
Why not read the Handbook I linked to instead of...

Why not read the Handbook I linked to instead of assuming what the screen should say? You'll realise it's working normally.

EDIT: Go to page '76' using the page selector on the PDF GUI. That...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 17:04
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By T-Cut
Exactly, so what's tripping the fan when the...

Exactly, so what's tripping the fan when the aircon's on?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 16:36
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By T-Cut
https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/72b6/ubjjuqtzhqq...

https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/72b6/ubjjuqtzhqqie8s6g.jpg


So everything except the letters 'mls' on the top row is missing?
Do you not get the trip mileage/odometer/ambient temperature...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 13:02
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By T-Cut
Indeed, but the situation with Pab's car had the...

Indeed, but the situation with Pab's car had the aircon fan pulsing at the (low) brush-wear compromised 'medium' speed. Which though unusual is logical.
In the OP's case, the aircon fan is running...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 16:32
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By T-Cut
I was referring to stocktake's surprise that a...

I was referring to stocktake's surprise that a faulty 3-speed fan pulsed from aircon demand:




TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 13:38
Replies: 29
Views: 833
Posted By T-Cut
I hadn't thought about it before, but isn't fan...

I hadn't thought about it before, but isn't fan cycling logical for all motors?


Why would a faulty 3-speed fan run at a higher speed to cool the condenser but not trip off when the trinary...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 13:28
Replies: 44
Views: 1,275
Posted By T-Cut
Already eliminated - see last line of Post 7. ...

Already eliminated - see last line of Post 7.


tc
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2019, 11:25
Replies: 36
Views: 1,293
Posted By T-Cut
After an Oil Service reset, the service display...

After an Oil Service reset, the service display should show 'Inspection 15000' for four seconds and then revert to the odometer reading. Unless I misinterpret what you've said, you seem to expect...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 21:56
Replies: 44
Views: 1,275
Posted By T-Cut
Just to eliminate the canister purge valve,...

Just to eliminate the canister purge valve, disconnect the plug and see if it persists. The purge solenoid valve is mounted on the rh end of the upper inlet manifold as you look at the engine.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 21:45
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By T-Cut
Threadlocking systems come in various grades or...

Threadlocking systems come in various grades or strengths. Check the manufacturer's data sheet. If you need to stabilize a bolt that may well need removal later (eg: a cambelt tensioner bolt) get one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 18:46
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By T-Cut
Then you're being too liberal with it. A single...

Then you're being too liberal with it. A single drop from the nozzle is sufficient to do the job on bolts up to 5mm diameter. The problem is, thread lock fluids are rather thin liquids and difficult...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2019, 11:40
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By T-Cut
Indeed and it's obviously not going to happen...

Indeed and it's obviously not going to happen now. I asked a Land Rover supplier about their PRT relief spring types and they had no idea what I was talking about. I suspect the PRTs made these days...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2019, 08:32
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By T-Cut
So's everyone else. I think you missed...

So's everyone else.

I think you missed this:


Cream (buff) is 87°C With Medium Spring: first being used on FreeLander & MGF/TF.
Black is 82°C With Hard Spring: Not suitable for Rover K...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2019, 22:43
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By T-Cut
When PRTs were first introduced by MGR they were...

When PRTs were first introduced by MGR they were rated on two factors, the nominal opening temperature and the pressure relief spring rating (light/medium/hard). These various PRTs were identified by...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2019, 13:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By T-Cut
Check out the car jacking demos on YouTube,...

Check out the car jacking demos on YouTube, there's lots.

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qye_-Lyb58


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2019, 13:09
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By T-Cut
I was told by an MOT tester that replacement...

I was told by an MOT tester that replacement brake lines don't have to follow the same route as the originals. The essential thing is they must be securely mounted under the car and must be clear of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By T-Cut
Hearing the occasional rattle? ...

Hearing the occasional rattle?


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/6ac0/n3cffc5dcipxn7a6g.jpg

TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 09:54
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By T-Cut
Do you mean it's dead or is it displaying the...

Do you mean it's dead or is it displaying the wrong/fluctuating fuel level?


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 16:30
Replies: 24
Views: 783
Posted By T-Cut
Flushing is unnecessary with today's oils, but if...

Flushing is unnecessary with today's oils, but if there's any good reason to think it's contaminated (like coolant in the sump), then do so.

Flushing oils aren't designed to drive with, so it's a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 16:24
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By T-Cut
Do you ever see the yellow engine warning light? ...

Do you ever see the yellow engine warning light?
If so, the catalyst is failing.

TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2019, 20:53
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By T-Cut
The torque settings for all the usual bolts are...

The torque settings for all the usual bolts are also given in the Haynes manual.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2019, 19:04
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By T-Cut
Next question, how will you measure 9Nm? ...

Next question, how will you measure 9Nm?

Without access to rather expensive kit, you should use your judgement. 9Nm is a single hand nip using a 6" spanner/socket wrench.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 16:08
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By T-Cut
Yes, the 'lever' is a simple handle to enable you...

Yes, the 'lever' is a simple handle to enable you to pull the cord. The first photo shows it in the stowed position. It's a simple push/snap fit.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 12:30
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By T-Cut
This is the Mk2 version. ...

This is the Mk2 version.


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/243b/l5u7irbd90xmkix6g.jpg

Which is attached to --


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/e9d5/0gai09bmsa76sdg6g.jpg TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By T-Cut
You can have any color, as long as it's black....

You can have any color, as long as it's black. And so the wheel turns.


TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 11:00
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By T-Cut
Google came up with this link if it's of any...

Google came up with this link if it's of any help:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 23:43
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By T-Cut
If you mean this: 12伏电池 - I think it translates...

If you mean this: 12伏电池 - I think it translates into '12 walt batterwy'.;)
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Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 19:10
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By T-Cut
The chain type cutters have a series of small...

The chain type cutters have a series of small hard cutting wheels at each link. So, when the chain is held tightly around the pipe and turned back and forth, the wheels cut into the pipe in short...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 335
Posted By T-Cut
All standard 75/ZT wheels use the same bolts. ...

All standard 75/ZT wheels use the same bolts.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By T-Cut
Blimey, you still have the MGR resistor? Bet it...

Blimey, you still have the MGR resistor? Bet it failed eons ago.
You can get upgraded 'gold' resitors from site traders, e-Bay or electronics outlets like Farnell.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 09:27
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By T-Cut
What purpose does the 3x2 serve that the sleepers...

What purpose does the 3x2 serve that the sleepers can't?
With the jacking pads in place, the load will be focussed there without the extra blocks.
The loaded area shouldn't be extended beyond the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By T-Cut
@Roverlike This is what I see in standard...

@Roverlike


This is what I see in standard Firefox.


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/1e15/zps4uysk3ibodyt6g.jpg


Firefox and Chrome have a fix for it but not everyone uses these...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2019, 19:13
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By T-Cut
I doubt the problem's relatd to the fan wiring....

I doubt the problem's relatd to the fan wiring. Seems more ECU related I'd say.


Is the fan behaving oddly?



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Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2019, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By T-Cut
I see the Photobucket ransom for the images...

I see the Photobucket ransom for the images (using Firefox).


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2019, 19:04
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By T-Cut
Distilled or deionised water are equally...

Distilled or deionised water are equally suitable, though deionised is far cheaper. Rain water would do if you have a supply thats free of debris from roofs, etc. I find deionised is the most...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 09:33
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By T-Cut
My initial thoughts. Coolant temperature...

My initial thoughts.
Coolant temperature sensors are pretty bulletproof.

The ambient temperature reading (-128) suggests that the sensor signal isn't getting to the ECU, which controls fan...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 19:34
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By T-Cut
Does this help at all? Rimmer's site indicates...

Does this help at all?
Rimmer's site indicates that Part Numbers DYC10060 and DYC10073 have been superceded by DYC10030, which they're offering for £1.00 each plus delivery.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 17:38
Replies: 10,997
Views: 741,600
Posted By T-Cut
After a leisurely renewing of the head gasket, I...

After a leisurely renewing of the head gasket, I got to refitting the crankshaft pulley bolt today. At 205Nm, it's damned tight so I wanted to do it safely and as accurately as poss. This 520mm log...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 17:08
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By T-Cut
Same here, so I started this thread on the...

Same here, so I started this thread on the Website forum: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2762450#post2762450
- - where Reebs has proposed a solution.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2019, 10:50
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By T-Cut
Your proposal has been discussed several times on...

Your proposal has been discussed several times on the forum. I believe it's rather more complicated than just fitting a 'better' single pump in the tank.

The standard advice is to replace it (and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 22:50
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By T-Cut
Play in the turbo's shaft will eventually allow...

Play in the turbo's shaft will eventually allow enough oil into the exhaust flow to create blue smoke. Any hint of blue haze from the exhaust when driving indicates the CHRA will need replacing. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 22:35
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By T-Cut
That's 'Blue Vision', which is MGR speak for the...

That's 'Blue Vision', which is MGR speak for the blue tinted glass H7 bulb they recommended for Halogen type projector lamps.

Mk1 non-projector models use H7 55watt bulbs in the dips and H1...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 22:06
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By T-Cut
EDIT: A bit of Googling will get you anywhere. ...

EDIT: A bit of Googling will get you anywhere.
This article: https://x-engineer.org/automotive-engineering/drivetrain/coupling-devices/clutch-actuation-system/


- suggests the typical car clutch...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 16:19
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By T-Cut
If you fancy setting it up, vacuum filling works...

If you fancy setting it up, vacuum filling works very well indeed. No bleeding required.

Clicky: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=41864

Unfortunately, Photobucket are now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 16:00
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By T-Cut
Yes, Rimmer also listed it. I guess they've sold...

Yes, Rimmer also listed it. I guess they've sold out if it's not on their site. They've recently stopped listing part numbers they no longer stock, which is a bit unhelpful of them.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 15:54
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By T-Cut
The hydraulic pressure in the clutch system...

The hydraulic pressure in the clutch system depends on the clutch diaphragm spring tension and its degree of deflection. It will vary somewhat between engines. I doubt you'll find a figure, but will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 19:56
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By T-Cut
Double post. TC

Double post.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 19:55
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By T-Cut
140 is the now standard relief pressure rating...

140 is the now standard relief pressure rating for all 75/ZT engines. It indicates 140 mPa (milliPascals), which is around 1.4Bar or about 23psi.

That's simply the cose for the plastic it's made...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 19:47
Replies: 25
Views: 924
Posted By T-Cut
In my opinion, the overheating was caused by an...

In my opinion, the overheating was caused by an air lock. That's what Brian's vacuum refill resolved. The running temperature isn't controlled by how tight or slack the pressure cap may be, nor is it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 10:46
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By T-Cut
I've always believed that any component change in...

I've always believed that any component change in the steering assembly requires a proper tracking check/adjustment. You may be lucky and end up with things in spec straight away, but don't bank on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2019, 11:43
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By T-Cut
That seems very implausible to me. Are you sure...

That seems very implausible to me. Are you sure about LH thread mounting bolts?


https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/5551/y7utqoe31u7886t6g.jpg
It's more likely that the tensioner or jockey...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2019, 11:07
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By T-Cut
Mr Haynes does, quote: Coolant hose...

Mr Haynes does, quote:

Coolant hose connector to cylinder head 9Nm / 7ftlb

Since you're unlikely to have a suitable torque wrench, settings this low basically mean hand tighten using your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By T-Cut
Try a good quality cyanoacrylate type adhesive...

Try a good quality cyanoacrylate type adhesive such as Locktite Super Glue.
When done right, this will stick ABS and GRP/nylon types pretty well.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2019, 16:12
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By T-Cut
Hello Dan, I think you mean this:...

Hello Dan,
I think you mean this: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PEQ100871


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 09:01
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By T-Cut
Sounds like loss of hydraulic fluid from a...

Sounds like loss of hydraulic fluid from a failed master or slave cylinder. If it's the master cylinder, you may not need a new clutch. If it's the slave, the clutch may be contaminated with fluid...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2019, 21:22
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By T-Cut
They can't be tested, they can't be renewed. The...

They can't be tested, they can't be renewed. The simple truth is you'll never know until you need them.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 17:16
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By T-Cut
Maybe this fact should be included in the Project...

Maybe this fact should be included in the Project Drive thread.

If there's one thing that most people notice, it's the noise level. I don't think there's any reference to sound...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 21:37
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By T-Cut
This thread shows the effects of Project Drive:...

This thread shows the effects of Project Drive: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=34369

There doesn't seem to be many that would have a significant affect on noise levels....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2019, 17:15
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By T-Cut
I suspect it's to take the ambient temperature...

I suspect it's to take the ambient temperature sensor for a Fuel Burning Heater.

EDIT: See Item 6 here: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001618
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Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2019, 17:12
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By T-Cut
Wouldn't one of these do? Clicky:...

Wouldn't one of these do?

Clicky:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2019, 15:15
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By T-Cut
Rimmer/Xpart don't list it as a separate part so...

Rimmer/Xpart don't list it as a separate part so doesn't have a P/N as such.

Clicky: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001553

You can get M8 bolts/screws of any length from eBay. What does it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 21:25
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By T-Cut
Those are from an after-market set, of which...

Those are from an after-market set, of which there are thousands. The chances of finding a match are miniscule. Best try to get it of using muscle techniques. Then either buy a new set with a key or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By T-Cut
Apparently, the driver-side hole is too high for...

Apparently, the driver-side hole is too high for water to drain through it anyway. The important one is that in the plenum floor on the passenger side.



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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2019, 19:02
Replies: 10,997
Views: 741,600
Posted By T-Cut
While my head is being squiffed clean, I started...

While my head is being squiffed clean, I started on fettling the hydraulic tappets - the exhaust set anyway. Tapping out the damper cylinder/piston took more energy than I expected, so I now have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2019, 12:49
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By T-Cut
Whenever you install a turbocharger, you have to...

Whenever you install a turbocharger, you have to ensure the oil feed is up to the job. Some CHRA manufacturers insist you install a brand new oil feed pipe. Obviously, the oil supplied to one of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 09:45
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By T-Cut
This is the LH one. Rimmer:...

This is the LH one.
Rimmer: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-CRC100250MMM

Bear in mind these are £36 each plus delivery, so you won't get much change from £80 a pair.

EDIT: You could also try...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 09:35
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By T-Cut
No, you need the bumper off. But that's so easy...

No, you need the bumper off. But that's so easy it's not something to be conecrned about. As I recall, the horn feed comes from the connector clipped to the RHS inner wing (near the washer bottle).
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 19:13
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By T-Cut
Sounds like it's the 1.8 Turbo Automatic. This...

Sounds like it's the 1.8 Turbo Automatic. This has a special heat exchanger for the transmision oil.

Rimmer: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001595

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2019, 19:42
Replies: 10,997
Views: 741,600
Posted By T-Cut
My Coolant was Dumped int'Sump

For no good reason, the coolant was dumped into the sump during a relatively short trip. There was obviously an overheat, but that was the result rather than the cause. Other than this, everything...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 09:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,426
Posted By T-Cut
If floor paints constantly peel off an interior...

If floor paints constantly peel off an interior floor, then I'd suggest the floor is slightly damp. A dry concrete floor, protected by a full damp proof membrane, will not do that. Using a plastic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 20:31
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By T-Cut
But the instructions say shaken, not...

But the instructions say shaken, not stirred.:getmecoat:



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Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2019, 18:27
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By T-Cut
Hello Julian. Sounds like one or other of the...

Hello Julian. Sounds like one or other of the seals in the master has failed. You'll have to replace the complete master cylinder assembly. They usually come pre-filled and you just connect them up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2019, 18:19
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By T-Cut
Hi Paul. Any of the tapes sold for auto...

Hi Paul. Any of the tapes sold for auto applications will do (eg sticking on numberplates, badges, etc.).eBay has thousands and most will be satisfactory. The type you need is double sided foam. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 18:09
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By T-Cut
No wonder we're all getting fatter!;) TC

No wonder we're all getting fatter!;)


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 18:05
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By T-Cut
Yes, seems like that one's been 'lost' in the...

Yes, seems like that one's been 'lost' in the system. I found a 2015 post by French_Mike saying he couldn't find it. It was uploaded to the HowTo forum in 2009. Maybe a victim of the PhotoBucket...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By T-Cut
There's also a HowTo with instructions from...

There's also a HowTo with instructions from French_Mike somewhere around. I'll add it here if I locate it.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2019, 13:58
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By T-Cut
Decorative paint will have zero effect on the ABS...

Decorative paint will have zero effect on the ABS system.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2019, 09:40
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By T-Cut
And some rust! TC

And some rust!


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2019, 22:16
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By T-Cut
Here's the culprit PCB. This is from a HowTo on...

Here's the culprit PCB. This is from a HowTo on servicng the numberplate system and dodgy LEDs.

https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/626b/576qxrda40xnpc86g.jpg

The PCBs usually suffer corrosion...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2019, 22:06
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By T-Cut
The ABS wheel reluctor ring is an integral part...

The ABS wheel reluctor ring is an integral part of the wheel bearing. You can't replace it separately. If you have ABS reluctor problems, you must fit a new bearing. Not easy for front hubs. Most...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2019, 08:42
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By T-Cut
Ah OK. The interior blower is irrelevant to...

Ah OK. The interior blower is irrelevant to almost everything that's going on in a car except its own job.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 22:28
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By T-Cut
Simple reason for all this: A Torx bit will...

Simple reason for all this:
A Torx bit will 'fit' a Torx Plus or a Ribe bolt,
But a Torx Plus or Ribe bit won't fit a Torx bolt.
It's in the shape and width of the 'points'.
A Torx Plus or Ribe...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 19:17
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By T-Cut
So your radiator cooling fan runs at high speed...

So your radiator cooling fan runs at high speed when the aircon is switched on in hot weather. I can see how it could, but I don't think it's normal. The normal aircon cooling fan is at low speed,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 16:49
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By T-Cut
It's not, but it's pretty easy to winkle the...

It's not, but it's pretty easy to winkle the wiring into place using a stiff wire hook via the A-pillar join.

HowTo photos available if needed.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 16:44
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By T-Cut
If it makes it any easier, brake pipes don't have...

If it makes it any easier, brake pipes don't have to follow the original route. The essential thing is they are securely mounted and supported to the body shell and clear of suspension parts,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By T-Cut
You could check the steering system fluid level...

You could check the steering system fluid level and the hydraulic connections,seals, etc. for leaks.


Try a keyword search for past threads on this issue. There are several.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 10:49
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By T-Cut
On a Mk1, try Fuse 33 (5A) on the passenger side...

On a Mk1, try Fuse 33 (5A) on the passenger side fuse panel.
Fuse 33 is forth from the right, top row.
If it's a MK2, I'll have to look it up for you.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2019, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By T-Cut
The serpentine belt doesn't power the A/C...

The serpentine belt doesn't power the A/C compressor, so I doubt it's an aircon issue per se.



https://www.mediafire.com/convkey/5551/y7utqoe31u7886t6g.jpg

I also recall problems like this...
Forum: Technology Forum 25th August 2019, 18:00
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By T-Cut
Keypads are made waterproof against coffee spills...

Keypads are made waterproof against coffee spills so that gives a good way to clean them. At least once in the past, I've removed the case screws or whatever holds it in place, so the keyboard can be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2019, 16:26
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By T-Cut
I filed the lower edge of the holes on my...

I filed the lower edge of the holes on my armature to a more oval shape. That gives you a couple more millimetres to lift it and bolt up. This reduces the bumper-bonnet shut line. It's worth doing...
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