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Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 13:56
Replies: 104
Views: 22,222
Posted By rich17865
I still exist ;) Photobucket can get...

I still exist ;)

Photobucket can get knotted, apologies for the subsequent loss of photos.
Forum: Social Forum 9th February 2018, 22:54
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rich17865
Hi guys, nice to hear from you all. We are...

Hi guys, nice to hear from you all.

We are all well thanks, hope you are too. It's been a big change for us, we have moved house and stopped childminding, sold the Kia, closed my business and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2018, 07:45
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By rich17865
Long time no see

How is everyone keeping?

Still loitering.....

:)
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 9th September 2017, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By rich17865
Sent you a message, and obviously no longer...

Sent you a message, and obviously no longer available

Sent from my E6653 using Tapatalk
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 8th September 2017, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By rich17865
Genuine MG Rover Warning Triangle and gloves

As above, in a Mg Rover zippy bag.

Free to collect from Crewe

Reply to this thread as pm is off

Sent from my E6653 using Tapatalk
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 4th September 2017, 21:54
Replies: 3
Views: 849
Posted By rich17865
5th September meet

I'll pop along tomorrow night, if anyone still goes?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2017, 21:27
Replies: 42
Views: 1,787
Posted By rich17865
The occasional perusal :D Still enjoying my...

The occasional perusal :D

Still enjoying my warranty ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2017, 20:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,787
Posted By rich17865
Does certainly need the alloy top radiator hose...

Does certainly need the alloy top radiator hose elbow, get one bought, polish it first, still looking lovely btw ;)

https://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-PEP102751SS
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2017, 22:36
Replies: 35
Views: 6,444
Posted By rich17865
I am sorry but due to some childishness that I am...

I am sorry but due to some childishness that I am just too mature to be bothered with, this video has been deleted. I am sure it helped while it was available as it was viewed 13,000 times.

I no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2017, 22:16
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By rich17865
Long time no see eh :D I do pop in from time to...

Long time no see eh :D I do pop in from time to time.



Great thanks, Steve, hope you and yours are well :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2017, 22:39
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By rich17865
Glad to be of assistance :)

Glad to be of assistance :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2017, 19:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By rich17865
:D I think it's fair to say I am no longer a...

:D

I think it's fair to say I am no longer a regular visitor.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2017, 19:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By rich17865
I do pop in from time to time ;)

I do pop in from time to time ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2017, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By rich17865
Apologies, I have either sold or given away...

Apologies, I have either sold or given away everything Rover related now, glad you got sorted though :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2017, 18:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By rich17865
I'm glad to still be helping, even when I am not...

I'm glad to still be helping, even when I am not around :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2017, 18:37
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By rich17865
Hi Tom, Whats up? I'm not accepting...

Hi Tom,

Whats up?

I'm not accepting messages at the moment, you just have to hope I see a thread ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 7th December 2016, 16:36
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By rich17865
Thanks for helping out with this Jim. All...

Thanks for helping out with this Jim.

All three of us would like food from the adult menu.

Starters
2x prawn cocktail
1x pepper and Stilton mushrooms

Mains
2x turkey
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 6th December 2016, 20:32
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By rich17865
I had completely forgotten about tonight until...

I had completely forgotten about tonight until the better half reminded me.

We will still be coming, we will just have to hope there is room for us when we get there.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 19th November 2016, 09:05
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By rich17865
All three of us will be able to make it for 1pm...

All three of us will be able to make it for 1pm :D

If I don't make the 4th, I will have to send you the money by paypal.

Rich
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 23:50
Replies: 133
Views: 10,655
Posted By rich17865
I still have no idea what some of the buttons do!...

I still have no idea what some of the buttons do! I did find out there are hidden menus if you hold certain ones down for a few seconds some appear on the dash and some on the radio :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 23:19
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By rich17865
An update! The new Optima is a cracking car,...

An update!

The new Optima is a cracking car, I am very pleased, very much indeed :D

I have achieved 30mpg towing, and nearly 70mpg on a run, not towing obviously.

The initial problems,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 23:04
Replies: 133
Views: 10,655
Posted By rich17865
Dad's car turned up at the local MOT station just...

Dad's car turned up at the local MOT station just two weeks after being chopped in at the Kia dealer.

Turned out it needed 3 ABS sensors, and ABS pump and a driveshaft. Sadly it took the chap who...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 14th November 2016, 22:41
Replies: 35
Views: 4,273
Posted By rich17865
What time are you proposing? Not sure we could...

What time are you proposing? Not sure we could get there until 1pm at the earliest
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 16th October 2016, 09:09
Replies: 3
Views: 793
Posted By rich17865
Weather set to be good for 12, see you then :)

Weather set to be good for 12, see you then :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 2nd October 2016, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By rich17865
Would be nice to see some 75's and ZT's at the...

Would be nice to see some 75's and ZT's at the meets :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2016, 07:16
Replies: 133
Views: 10,655
Posted By rich17865
Car was part exchanged at Kia, it achieved £500,...

Car was part exchanged at Kia, it achieved £500, if anyone wants to make a better offer, there are a few days before it goes to them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2016, 18:03
Replies: 133
Views: 10,655
Posted By rich17865
I suppose that I should mention the car has a...

I suppose that I should mention the car has a fully working FBH, winter is coming :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2016, 17:46
Replies: 133
Views: 10,655
Posted By rich17865
Dad's car is now up for sale!! He has...

Dad's car is now up for sale!!

He has decided to replace his car with a new Kia, I wonder why :D

Either way, it is up for sale on a no reserve auction on ebay, take a look here,
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 18th September 2016, 09:49
Replies: 22
Views: 2,497
Posted By rich17865
I will be there at about 1pm

I will be there at about 1pm
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 6th September 2016, 22:16
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By rich17865
Yup, ...

Yup,

https://www.thehollowtreewarrington.co.uk/
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 5th September 2016, 22:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By rich17865
A real shame, so much effort goes into setting up...

A real shame, so much effort goes into setting up things like this.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2016, 23:16
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By rich17865
You drivers of lesser cars are invited ;)

You drivers of lesser cars are invited ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2016, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By rich17865
North West Garage Meet

Take a look here,

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=250898

Needs more people to go ahead, or it will get cancelled, free bacon butties too!

Get your name down :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 20th August 2016, 16:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By rich17865
A real shame, surprised really, especially with...

A real shame, surprised really, especially with free bacon butties on offer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2016, 09:36
Replies: 57
Views: 2,956
Posted By rich17865
Does this all change when we leave the EU? ...

Does this all change when we leave the EU?

:devil:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 8th August 2016, 22:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By rich17865
I'll be there :)

I'll be there :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2016, 08:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,532
Posted By rich17865
I had the k maps tune and all original parts, it...

I had the k maps tune and all original parts, it worked fine.

I had plugs gapped at 1mm, original boost solenoid, new leads and coil packs and new vacuum hoses. All genuine parts.

I did find...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2016, 15:13
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By rich17865
It's home, and I really like it. In true...

It's home, and I really like it.

In true diesel fashion, it is suffering with a failed MAF sensor. Also on rough ground, there is a knocking from the driver's side front. Its probably a drop...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2016, 19:43
Replies: 22
Views: 2,574
Posted By rich17865
They Think It's All Over, It Is Now.....

Tomorrow morning, I shall be collecting my new car, which as you probably know by now is a replacement for my 1.8T Auto Tourer which is moving on to pastures new. I will of course point Simon, it's...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2016, 10:46
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By rich17865
Nice find :)

Nice find :)
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 9th July 2016, 10:35
Replies: 0
Views: 541
Posted By rich17865
Collection Only Freebies

I have the following parts available for free.

All you need to do is come and pick them up, or they are going in the bin!

All in good condition

Drivers side rear door card in smokestone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2016, 12:40
Replies: 22
Views: 2,628
Posted By rich17865
Thanks John ;)

Thanks John ;)
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2016, 07:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By rich17865
Such a shame

This was once a great place, ruined by jobsworths, nonsense and interfering busy bodies.

Sadly, me selling my car has been in part caused by the foul taste left in my mouth from visiting this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2016, 23:27
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
Thanks Clyde, it sure is a cracker, I will miss...

Thanks Clyde, it sure is a cracker, I will miss it.

Thanks indeed, the price is non negotiable ;)

Thanks very much. A reasonable amount of interest already :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2016, 19:58
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
More mpg than a diesel auto amd no diesel engine.

More mpg than a diesel auto amd no diesel engine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2016, 18:54
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
Thanks ks very much :)

Thanks ks very much :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2016, 12:38
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
This was my third and ultimate 75, there is not a...

This was my third and ultimate 75, there is not a better model in my eyes, I have no more tinkering to do on it, the fun has run out, so time for a new challenge.

Thank you very much, will be sad...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2016, 07:36
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
This has made my day :D

This has made my day :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2016, 23:23
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
Yeh, I think the other half likes the idea of a...

Yeh, I think the other half likes the idea of a 45 auto.

I don't like the tax though.

I will still go to the Hollow Tree Meets when I can ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2016, 23:13
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
Warranty was one of the main reasons, followed up...

Warranty was one of the main reasons, followed up by toys and price.

It's a really good drive, it's not a common car that everyone has, something a bit different :)

I have done the 75 now,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2016, 22:51
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
This is what I have bought, a Kia Optima ...

This is what I have bought, a Kia Optima

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab16/rich17865/car_zpsze2xsbug.jpg (http://s845.photobucket.com/user/rich17865/media/car_zpsze2xsbug.jpg.html)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2016, 22:30
Replies: 30
Views: 3,144
Posted By rich17865
My Car For Sale

I have today bought a nearly new car, so my 75 is up for sale.

Please feel free to ask questions here as the for sale thread is locked.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2016, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By rich17865
It's a shame that the rules aren't applied fairly...

It's a shame that the rules aren't applied fairly and evenly to every member. That is what my biggest problem is. One rule for one, and another rule for another.

After all, the toaf guys were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:34
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
Quick close the thread. We have been caught out...

Quick close the thread. We have been caught out picking on someone else.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:30
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
So, paying trader fees doesn't put you on a level...

So, paying trader fees doesn't put you on a level field? Is there some other kind of activity I should perform? Rubbing my belly and patting my head?

My money different to other traders?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:26
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
As the whole fuss was about TOAF being advertised...

As the whole fuss was about TOAF being advertised without paying a traders fee, I thought it would be acceptable from someone who had paid traders fee to do it.

Apparently not :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:25
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
Not life or death, you are quite right. Does say...

Not life or death, you are quite right. Does say more than was just written though.

It's a shame Bri, it makes me sad :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:24
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
Nope, just trying to make use of my traders...

Nope, just trying to make use of my traders subscription, seems though I am not allowed to do so.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:19
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
Another example of the pathetic double standards...

Another example of the pathetic double standards here on the forum.

Traders in charge.

Cliques into which most are not welcome.

I have always supported this forum through rough times and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:06
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Sorry, I thought the problem was with TOAF being...

Sorry, I thought the problem was with TOAF being advertised without trader fees being paid.

To that end, my trader fees have been paid, so like the other traders I can advertise what I like.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Hang on, I haven't hijacked other traders threads...

Hang on, I haven't hijacked other traders threads to disrupt what they are selling.

What sort of behaviour is this?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 22:00
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Hmmm, I thought as a trader I would be supported...

Hmmm, I thought as a trader I would be supported as the other traders are.

Something is a miss here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 21:54
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Yes, there is no need to be like that about...

Yes, there is no need to be like that about something I pay my trader fees to promote.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 21:52
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Excuse me, I object, as an approved trader. I...

Excuse me, I object, as an approved trader. I find your post unhelpful and inflammatory.

Please remove it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 21:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By rich17865
Toaf

Download TOAF

Use TOAF

Enjoy TOAF

Support TOAF
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 20:09
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
There are a lot more people who read the forum...

There are a lot more people who read the forum than post on it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 09:05
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By rich17865
http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab16/rich17865/...

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab16/rich17865/DSC_0325_zpsj41ulpic.jpg (http://s845.photobucket.com/user/rich17865/media/DSC_0325_zpsj41ulpic.jpg.html)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2016, 07:34
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By rich17865
Interestingly, the turbo K series pump is one...

Interestingly, the turbo K series pump is one sealed unit. It doesn't have the bolt on elbow.

Mine is leaking behind the pulley from the main shaft seal.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 19:40
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By rich17865
Power steering pump failure

41,500 miles, it is pumping fluid onto the floor.

Age kills another part.

Luckily I have a production line item in the loft, brand new, let's hope that's still OK.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 19:35
Replies: 161
Views: 9,420
Posted By rich17865
Toaf was never competition to the T4. ...

Toaf was never competition to the T4.

Proper colour is that Bri ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 15:11
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
So it had nothing to do with trader fees?

So it had nothing to do with trader fees?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 15:03
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
What an enthusiastic achievement. Well done...

What an enthusiastic achievement.

Well done to all concerned.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 13:36
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
You only get picked on if they gang up in...

You only get picked on if they gang up in private, go figure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 13:06
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
I am not the trader crying about people not...

I am not the trader crying about people not paying their fees. Pick on all of them or stop picking on one.

What a complete joke.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 12:15
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
Perhaps you should have another read of the...

Perhaps you should have another read of the thread in the commercial members lounge, it is outright bullying based on no evidence. The traders have practically forced the green team to take action,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 12:02
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
Copies first for donations? It wasn't no copies...

Copies first for donations? It wasn't no copies for no donations.

You aren't getting involved in an argument because you are wrong.

I don't think there is a mystical cartel, you mentioned...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 11:44
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
As in the private thread, there is no proof of...

As in the private thread, there is no proof of anyone paying anything, the whole fiasco is a farse.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 11:36
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
Still doesn't answer why pick on this individual...

Still doesn't answer why pick on this individual person who wasn't trading anyway.

Let's have an open discussion about all of them. They all need to pay if we are doing this to one member.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 10:01
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
Why? There was so many users who were...

Why?

There was so many users who were trading without paying trader fees, but nobody ever made a fuss about them?

I am not naming names, but a particular shed and I will only do 10 a weekend...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 09:16
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
I have stood by the club's decisions for years,...

I have stood by the club's decisions for years, as I am sure you well know. This decision is wrong.

The comments I have read that aren't in public view are two faced, pushy, and for the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2016, 08:51
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
The thing is, the software is free and it turns...

The thing is, the software is free and it turns out to be true that you do not have to pay to add keys. So they don't need to be a trader.

Unfortunately this forum is controlled by the traders,...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2016, 18:58
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By rich17865
They are available new for £30 from Rimmers,...

They are available new for £30 from Rimmers, granted that is for the LHD models, but with a little modification are suitable for the RHD models. I have one fitted to mine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2016, 09:49
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
For the peanuts it costs, it is helpful to see...

For the peanuts it costs, it is helpful to see all sides of people. Some threads in there would cause havoc if they got out!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2016, 09:15
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
That's not how I read what is in that thread.

That's not how I read what is in that thread.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2016, 09:06
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
Well, there you go, I paid the trader fees, I...

Well, there you go, I paid the trader fees, I have read what is there, and while I of course will keep that private, what a sorry read that was.
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2016, 08:49
Replies: 33
Views: 1,206
Posted By rich17865
You have more chance of being kicked to death, by...

You have more chance of being kicked to death, by a donkey, on an aeroplane than winning the premium bonds.

You would be better off giving them the cash, or lottery tickets to the value of, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2016, 08:44
Replies: 82
Views: 6,114
Posted By rich17865
I bet a pound to a penny that all of the traders...

I bet a pound to a penny that all of the traders that have a problem with it, will use it, and probably for a fee to their customers. Whether they will admit it or not, who cares.

It is the way of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2016, 11:24
Replies: 69
Views: 15,333
Posted By rich17865
It's all a bit like headlights that have been...

It's all a bit like headlights that have been modified from their E mark specifications, or instrument panels that do not conform to the law.

Stop banging the drum.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 15th May 2016, 09:08
Replies: 37
Views: 3,858
Posted By rich17865
Looks like a cracking day for it :) enjoy :)

Looks like a cracking day for it :) enjoy :)
Forum: V8 Forum 14th May 2016, 17:02
Replies: 65
Views: 7,859
Posted By rich17865
I did tell the previous owner that I doubt there...

I did tell the previous owner that I doubt there was going to be a better new owner.

It's looking much better already, did the white paint come off ok?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2016, 16:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By rich17865
Yes, a proper British engine, it goes with my...

Yes, a proper British engine, it goes with my proper British car ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2016, 16:27
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By rich17865
It's a drive, and already drunk too much to...

It's a drive, and already drunk too much to drive. Nadgers!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2016, 16:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By rich17865
I cannot get engine ecu information from any 1.8...

I cannot get engine ecu information from any 1.8 I have connected, but every other ecu works fine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2016, 16:15
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By rich17865
Not seen my daughter for hours, she has either...

Not seen my daughter for hours, she has either been kidnapped or is having a good time in the park :)

Bit of a downer, the beer is running out :( schoolboy error, should have brought more with me....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2016, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By rich17865
Lovely weekend for it

Couldn't refuse when I saw the weather forecast.

I think the car is looking fab too :)

What are you all up to in the sun?
...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 14th May 2016, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,143
Posted By rich17865
Our caravan developed a leak, the front rail...

Our caravan developed a leak, the front rail where the grp front meets the roof had been damaged causing it to leak.

Thankfully we noticed it before the damp was as bad as yours. We got it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2016, 09:06
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By rich17865
Exactly this, the pins corrode off the sensor and...

Exactly this, the pins corrode off the sensor and it stops working. You probably need a new sensor.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2016, 09:06
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By rich17865
My dad owns an apartment in Bulgaria, if you are...

My dad owns an apartment in Bulgaria, if you are interested I can put you in touch.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2016, 12:50
Replies: 198
Views: 8,568
Posted By rich17865
Yes, sorry, edited above post.

Yes, sorry, edited above post.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2016, 12:40
Replies: 198
Views: 8,568
Posted By rich17865
The coolant wouldn't have been running down...

The coolant wouldn't have been running down behind the exhaust manifold if your inlet manifold was leaking :D

Edit:

Unless I read all of the post :duh:

Sorry.
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2016, 19:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,684
Posted By rich17865
To be honest, the BBC trailer for the new top...

To be honest, the BBC trailer for the new top gear looked lame.
Forum: V8 Forum 11th May 2016, 11:54
Replies: 65
Views: 7,859
Posted By rich17865
I suspect they were offered them at a discount to...

I suspect they were offered them at a discount to aid brand promotion.
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 11th May 2016, 08:33
Replies: 25
Views: 2,326
Posted By rich17865
I didn't want to alter the ride on my car either,...

I didn't want to alter the ride on my car either, that's why I fitted MAD Assister springs and Grayston Spring Assistors
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2016, 11:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By rich17865
Your LPG kit is running rich or lean and the...

Your LPG kit is running rich or lean and the car's ECU can no longer correct it enough, that is what brings that fault code on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2016, 15:55
Replies: 19
Views: 2,532
Posted By rich17865
The original boost control solenoid is rubbish,...

The original boost control solenoid is rubbish, my car is on its fourth now at 41,000 miles!

I just replace it with a new one when boost cutting occurs, it appears to be the culprit every time.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2016, 19:08
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By rich17865
They are a kind of parking sensor, I had them on...

They are a kind of parking sensor, I had them on a Jag I owned, they are rubbish.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 5th May 2016, 22:52
Replies: 222
Views: 17,882
Posted By rich17865
The three of us are certainly interested :)

The three of us are certainly interested :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2016, 08:26
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
So having daytime running lights active, then...

So having daytime running lights active, then selecting another option stops the sidelights working?

No option I changed brought the sidelights back on remember.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2016, 07:15
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
Yes, I had that option active before connecting...

Yes, I had that option active before connecting toaf :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2016, 22:13
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
Sidelights will not come on, not as daytime...

Sidelights will not come on, not as daytime running lights, not with the switch in either position. But the tail lights are still working as they should.

If I change a LSM dealer option in T4 the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2016, 21:31
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
I did try to restore from a backup, but it...

I did try to restore from a backup, but it wouldn't restore the correct operation.

I had to use T4 to restore correct functionality.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2016, 21:22
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
Front parking lights / sidelights. Not main...

Front parking lights / sidelights.

Not main beam, not dipped beam, not fog lights, not indicators.

I found that if you tried dimmed front indicators, nothing happened, except the front...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2016, 21:08
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
Have you worked out what is making the sidelights...

Have you worked out what is making the sidelights stop working?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2016, 19:11
Replies: 198
Views: 8,568
Posted By rich17865
Er, coolant trickling down the block behind the...

Er, coolant trickling down the block behind the exhaust manifold? That will be HGF then.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2016, 23:26
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
I managed to lose front side lights too, and...

I managed to lose front side lights too, and restoring from the backup didn't work :(

Had to use T4 to restore proper operation again.

Toaf seems good for code reading, but a little glitchy...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2016, 08:05
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By rich17865
Looks like may has started now. Well, it's not...

Looks like may has started now. Well, it's not snowing anyway :D

Glad we weren't away in the caravan at the weekend, it was minging.
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd May 2016, 22:02
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
Brilliant as always Jim. Hope you are on...

Brilliant as always Jim.

Hope you are on the mend ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2016, 19:25
Replies: 279
Views: 25,141
Posted By rich17865
Just out of interest, why is toaf getting all...

Just out of interest, why is toaf getting all this grief?

After all when it comes to trading without paying...... Fingers could be pointed elsewhere to the tune of much higher monetary values.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2016, 08:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By rich17865
As far as I can tell the switch is not bmw. Must...

As far as I can tell the switch is not bmw. Must be an option from MG China.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2016, 22:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,146
Posted By rich17865
Come on, you have to share more than that.

Come on, you have to share more than that.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2016, 10:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,539
Posted By rich17865
Sounds like you might have activated the fuel cut...

Sounds like you might have activated the fuel cut off switch.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 29th April 2016, 08:52
Replies: 76
Views: 6,418
Posted By rich17865
Original is best, well done, a quality install ;)...

Original is best, well done, a quality install ;)

Sandstone cubby lids, Mmmmmmmmm, good luck ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2016, 13:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Posted By rich17865
Not seen them before.

Not seen them before.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2016, 13:07
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By rich17865
I am hoping that he starts to dislike me, so next...

I am hoping that he starts to dislike me, so next time I am near his car, he won't want to talk to me.

That way, I can easily take those walnut door switches and not be questioned :D

Who wants...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2016, 12:38
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By rich17865
Stingy, mean and green!

I think these figures look a little out of place.....

Thank you ;)

http://i845.photobucket.com/albums/ab16/rich17865/home_zps4agvtier.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2016, 11:45
Replies: 12
Views: 653
Posted By rich17865
I believe Sweden alerted the rest of the world,...

I believe Sweden alerted the rest of the world, as they noticed high radiation levels a couple of days after the explosion.

It was only then that it was announced.
Forum: V8 Forum 25th April 2016, 12:40
Replies: 65
Views: 7,859
Posted By rich17865
I still see it in Crewe :)

I still see it in Crewe :)
Forum: Items Wanted 25th April 2016, 09:41
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By rich17865
The original elastomer gasket will go with age as...

The original elastomer gasket will go with age as the coolant eats away at the seals. So they will nearly all have been replaced by now regardless of mileage.

Following that, the only cause for...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th April 2016, 08:22
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By rich17865
You won't look back from a 1.8 turbo, just ask...

You won't look back from a 1.8 turbo, just ask anyone who has one.

Head gasket replacement from a competent garage, £250-£350.

It will only go again as a result of coolant loss, that is only...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 25th April 2016, 07:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,326
Posted By rich17865
It's not the jockey wheel, it's the tourer rear...

It's not the jockey wheel, it's the tourer rear springs. They just aren't the right size in my view.

I had the same issue.

Measure the distance from the centre of the wheel to the top of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2016, 14:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By rich17865
The genuine items are expensive for what they...

The genuine items are expensive for what they are, but do work and are still cheaper than a replacement undertray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 20:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By rich17865
Never heard a horror story about them blocking...

Never heard a horror story about them blocking and ejecting all of the oil from the sump though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 13:30
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
I find it offensive to be honest. I saw a...

I find it offensive to be honest.

I saw a 75 for sale recently, over £10,000 and it had kerbed wheels and a filthy engine bay.

Maybe my expectations of what you should expect when paying well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 13:19
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
Those and the delaminating number plate and the...

Those and the delaminating number plate and the incorrectly fitted rear seat base.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 13:15
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
Based on sold classic Rover prices, a very long...

Based on sold classic Rover prices, a very long time.

The 40 year old bracket isn't really fetching near that price. They struggle to achieve half that price.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 13:04
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
He says finance is available. I would love...

He says finance is available.

I would love to see the finance company who will secure that much more than its market value against the car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 13:00
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
Just checked and they value my car at £135! ...

Just checked and they value my car at £135!

So as that is 35% more than the low mileage one, does that make mine worth £ 9443.25 on ebay?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 11:27
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
This is assuming full service history, which it...

This is assuming full service history, which it won't have, more than 6 months on the MOT and two sets of keys.

If you only have one set of keys, they are prepared to offer just £50
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 11:05
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
Wow, that is a niche, it is no small, nobody has...

Wow, that is a niche, it is no small, nobody has ever been able to find it.

If anything half decent for sensible money comes along, nobody is interested.

This car is a poor spec, everyone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 10:50
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
A true enthusiast? Less than £1000

A true enthusiast?

Less than £1000
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 10:48
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By rich17865
This is just silly. Nothing warrants that...

This is just silly.

Nothing warrants that kind of price, look at what else you can buy with around £7k from a main dealer, not ebay

Brand new Kia Picanto with a seven year warranty £7895
...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2016, 10:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By rich17865
It's about £1.24 per 10kg now with the vat. ...

It's about £1.24 per 10kg now with the vat.

Minimum charge 250kg.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 09:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By rich17865
How many 2.5 auto club se saloons from Cowley? ...

How many 2.5 auto club se saloons from Cowley?

Lots :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 09:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By rich17865
It wasn't cheap, and I guess sounds a bit weedy...

It wasn't cheap, and I guess sounds a bit weedy for a load lugging estate version.

I guess you are right :(

And still nobody wants to buy them :D

But if you do, good luck finding one, one...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2016, 09:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By rich17865
Our tip doesn't allow vans, car based vans or...

Our tip doesn't allow vans, car based vans or trailers.

Trade waste costs a fortune though, so I can see why they do it.

I had to pay £290 for a 16 yard skip recently, if my customer took the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 09:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By rich17865
Only 323 to find, easy peasy :) :DREEBS!

Only 323 to find, easy peasy :)

:DREEBS!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 09:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By rich17865
Ah, I did mean that they fall out of the...

Ah, I did mean that they fall out of the retaining clip, not fall out of the tray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2016, 08:57
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By rich17865
Arrow Less than a quarter of one percent

Just looking at production figures for the 75.

I am surprised to learn that the 1.8 turbo automatic tourer makes up less than a quarter of one percent (0.25%) of the total production volume.
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 21st April 2016, 08:14
Replies: 4
Views: 856
Posted By rich17865
perhaps they never had the intention of adding...

perhaps they never had the intention of adding phone capability to the Japan spec models? But kept the same functionality as the UK units as they never changed the software?
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2016, 08:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By rich17865
The majority of it does not go to landfill, it is...

The majority of it does not go to landfill, it is sold, and as the local tip is no longer authority owned, but privately owned, everything there is seen as an asset.

Scrap metal sold to metal...
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