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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 21:01
Replies: 85
Views: 2,361
Posted By squire
I am totally lost for words, although I've never...

I am totally lost for words, although I've never had the good fortune to meet either of you I feel I've known both of you for years such is the empathy that I feel.
Andy, Debz may have gone but she...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th November 2021, 07:50
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By squire
Hi Rob, I think you've got your dates...

Hi Rob,

I think you've got your dates slightly wrong :duh: the 2nd Tuesday in December is the 14th :rolleyes:

Anyway,unfortunately I won't be able to make it as I have other commitments, hope...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 15th November 2021, 09:27
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By squire
Thumbs up No other place now Andy, the Four Crosses is...

No other place now Andy, the Four Crosses is still boarded up :o

Martyn
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 15th November 2021, 08:28
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By squire
Question Nano Social Nights 2021/2022

Nano Social Night November 16th 2021!
Whose going tomorrow night.
Meet at the Spread Eagle, Gailey Island on the A5

Martyn :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 07:23
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Mick, have a great day. ...

Happy Birthday Mick, have a great day.
:birthday::band::wine::party::hurray:

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 21:44
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By squire
Thanks Bob, I'll still be around and anyway I...

Thanks Bob,
I'll still be around and anyway I love reading your adventures and tales to much lol:D
As you've probably read I'm looking at getting a Volvo V60, they're not the same as they used to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By squire
Thanks Alan, I'm certainly going to stay with the...

Thanks Alan, I'm certainly going to stay with the forum, despite its ups and downs there's a lot of good people here. I've also got John to keep an eye on lol, so I certainly won't be far from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 21:31
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By squire
Hi Steve, One of the Travellers is my wife's...

Hi Steve,

One of the Travellers is my wife's one and she won't part with it yet a while. The other Traveller is mine that I've had since 1996, I'm only the second owner, so that's going nowhere,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 21:10
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By squire
Wink Two Travellers is enough thanks.:D

Two Travellers is enough thanks.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 08:27
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By squire
Unhappy After 10 years

After 10 years of ownership I parted company with my 75 Connoisseur, travelled 70,000 miles in her over the years but after much thought it was time to say goodbye.
It was a hard decision but both...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 07:53
Replies: 48
Views: 2,953
Posted By squire
Just seen the awful photos of the damage to your...

Just seen the awful photos of the damage to your Dorchester Andy. You seem to be very philosophical about it but what's done is done. Hope insurance coughs up, they're good at taking your money but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 08:14
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By squire
I've found the Halfords blanks too small in my...

I've found the Halfords blanks too small in my opinion. Still looking for some the right size or it could be Suzublu's chrome strip idea employed. :}:p:
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 08:08
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Deb's, have a lovely day....

Happy Birthday Deb's, have a lovely day. :birthday::wine::birthday2::band:

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By squire
Mines done 171k and is fine. Check/change pcv...

Mines done 171k and is fine. Check/change pcv filter check for injector leakback. Mine also has been remapped no problems.
Forum: Zed The Ted on Tour 15th October 2021, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Something I'd like to do sometime before I get...

Something I'd like to do sometime before I get too old lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 18:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By squire
Thumbs up I regard my Connoisseur SE as a modern classic...

I regard my Connoisseur SE as a modern classic now 👍. They are getting accepted at the classic car shows I go to.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 06:32
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Well, somebody had to 🤣🤢. Trust you are well Tom?...

Well, somebody had to 🤣🤢. Trust you are well Tom?

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Get a Cisbo set up off eBay, cheap but effective,...

Get a Cisbo set up off eBay, cheap but effective, much better and less hassle and easy to install.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 17:34
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By squire
Nice one Andy :}

Nice one Andy :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2021, 06:47
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By squire
I've only met Jules the once and I totally agree...

I've only met Jules the once and I totally agree he's a great guy and very thorough in any work he does on our cars. I just wish I was a bit nearer to him for convenience sake but I certainly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By squire
Question I've never had to remove the spring protectors ...

I've never had to remove the spring protectors yet :shrug: unless I've just been lucky :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 16:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By squire
Like to see the padding to stop any paint being...

Like to see the padding to stop any paint being chipped/worn by the ratchet straps ;). Very thoughtful and rarely seen these days.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 18:14
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By squire
20 years ago......

20 years ago today 12-11 & 07 seconds my Rover 75 Connoisseur SE rolled off the production line, and I've had it 10 of those years, bought it in May 2011.
It's been a bit of a bumby ride over the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By squire
Thanks Andy, it's kind of sorted itself, but I...

Thanks Andy, it's kind of sorted itself, but I think the main culprit is the fuse box, fortunately it's not like our 75/ZT fuse boxes ;):eek:. Although it's up and running I won't trust it till a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2021, 19:24
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By squire
Angry Didn't make it there :o the B threw a hissy fit...

Didn't make it there :o the B threw a hissy fit and had to be recovered home:eek::o
Lot of ignition controlled circuits not functioning but it's not making any sense :duh:
Tomorrow is another day...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th September 2021, 21:50
Replies: 45
Views: 4,114
Posted By squire
Red face I'll be next door in North Devon, Combe Martin to...

I'll be next door in North Devon, Combe Martin to be precise, so I'll not be there either. :getmecoat::shrug::o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 15:38
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Posted By squire
Thumbs up I'm going, but I'm taking my Pageant Blue B GT,...

I'm going, but I'm taking my Pageant Blue B GT, I'll keep a look out for you and come and say hello, always good to put a face to a name. My registration number on the B is WWO 399 T.

Martyn ;)
Forum: Events and Meets 31st August 2021, 20:50
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By squire
Wink I'm going, but taking my B :D :getmecoat: ;)

I'm going, but taking my B :D :getmecoat: ;)
Forum: Humour Corner 29th August 2021, 19:20
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By squire
Totally wrong to declare anyone a winner...

Totally wrong to declare anyone a winner especially after only two laps!!!!!
Should have just been declared null and void 🙄
Forum: Social Forum 25th August 2021, 17:21
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Denise, hope you had a lovely day....

Happy Birthday Denise, hope you had a lovely day. :birthday::birthday2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2021, 17:28
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By squire
Question Andy, have you had a word with Jamie? Might be...

Andy, have you had a word with Jamie? Might be best to get it on T4 to see what's what.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 21:40
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By squire
Andy (Trikey) sent me some, he's probably got...

Andy (Trikey) sent me some, he's probably got some as has Mickeyboy, two great blokes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 21:37
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By squire
Smile Thanks for the replies, had the in-tank pumps...

Thanks for the replies, had the in-tank pumps done about a year after I bought it by TS-Autos but ubp is probably the original at not far short of 170k, so can't complain too much.
New pump coming...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 17:59
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By squire
Unhappy 1st breakdown

My 75 broke down for the first time today in 10 years of ownership. Called GEM who I have breakdown cover with and a local recovery company were with me within 1/2 hour, problem soon diagnosed as a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2021, 18:03
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By squire
Try DMGRS, they'll do all you needs.

Try DMGRS, they'll do all you needs.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 18:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,158
Posted By squire
Not serious problems I hope 🤔. Now time for a...

Not serious problems I hope 🤔. Now time for a rest for you and Banana 🍌.
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2021, 17:38
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By squire
So sorry to hear your loss, I've just lost a dear...

So sorry to hear your loss, I've just lost a dear old friend of mine, had been expecting sad news but it doesn't help much when it arrives.:(
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 12:23
Replies: 579
Views: 69,674
Posted By squire
Not far from where I used to live, which was...

Not far from where I used to live, which was Wigginton, near Tring.
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 07:39
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Richard, Hope you have a good...

Happy Birthday Richard,
Hope you have a good day and wishing you well soon.
:birthday::birthday2::wine:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th July 2021, 21:27
Replies: 103
Views: 10,436
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Welcome to the forum jeff and your first post. It...

Welcome to the forum jeff and your first post. It was good to meet up with you again for the first time in 3 years?! Also pleased you enjoyed the Nano meet and went away happy with what was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 11:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By squire
Thumbs up My very best wishes to you Jules and Isobel now...

My very best wishes to you Jules and Isobel now and for the future.
Congratulations

Martyn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 07:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,709
Posted By squire
Success at last, my warmest congratulations to...

Success at last, my warmest congratulations to both of you and have a wonderful time on your honeymoon. Drive carefully and stay safe?

Best wishes,

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2021, 16:55
Replies: 30
Views: 2,130
Posted By squire
Unhappy So sorry to hear such sad news, my condolences to...

So sorry to hear such sad news, my condolences to Heather's family and friends.
RIP Heather :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 21:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,176
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Thanks for the post, I will be reading with...

Thanks for the post, I will be reading with interest as I've had some good holidays in Malta, it's such a lovely island and nice people too. :}
Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2021, 16:27
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Dave, Hope you're having a good...

Happy Birthday Dave,
Hope you're having a good one.

:birthday::wine:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 06:44
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Enjoy your well earned break ;). Martyn

Enjoy your well earned break ;).

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 06:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By squire
Although mine 75 is diesel it's a similar fault I...

Although mine 75 is diesel it's a similar fault I guess, there's a wire shorting out so that 12 volts are not getting to the warning light to extinguish it. I might not of explained it very well but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 20:49
Replies: 28
Views: 2,599
Posted By squire
Red face Sorry to hear about this, you don't deserve this...

Sorry to hear about this, you don't deserve this bad luck Bob. Unfortunately, I don't suppose you can prove the paint job broke the fog light fittings.
Forum: Events and Meets 29th June 2021, 13:25
Replies: 33
Views: 2,431
Posted By squire
I'm going but in my moggy traveller :o. Could...

I'm going but in my moggy traveller :o. Could also take the B if I wanted :p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2021, 17:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By squire
Red face You're not alone, mines doing the same after an...

You're not alone, mines doing the same after an alternator change, it's charging fine but battery light is glowing all the time. I'm led to believe that there is some wiring that can change through...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th June 2021, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Hi Paul, I don't know for sure that the...

Hi Paul,
I don't know for sure that the rubber/plastic is separate from the finisher, it's more than likely all in one and that the ends have come away on mine. I just want to tidy mine up and try...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd June 2021, 21:53
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Not the actual chrome bit itself. It's the rubber...

Not the actual chrome bit itself. It's the rubber or more like plastic either side of the chrome that's coming away at the middle joint. It looks like it's gone hard with age, so any second hand...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd June 2021, 11:18
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By squire
I've been looking too, mine is cracking apart,...

I've been looking too, mine is cracking apart, two bits have come away top and bottom in the middle of the rear screenn:o

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2021, 11:12
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By squire
I've got Cisbo parking sensors from eBay on my...

I've got Cisbo parking sensors from eBay on my 75, they work a treat. For about £20 there's nothing to lose, easy to install, simple instructions, obviously it's a rear bumper off job, drill...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2021, 06:29
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By squire
Aftermarket parking aids are less hassle and more...

Aftermarket parking aids are less hassle and more reliable I've found and cost wise cheaper.
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd June 2021, 14:54
Replies: 973
Views: 131,016
Posted By squire
Smile Lol, with the name of Boris, no wonder things...

Lol, with the name of Boris, no wonder things didn't go quite to plan :D.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 20:42
Replies: 86
Views: 7,882
Posted By squire
Yep, it works brilliantly

Yep, it works brilliantly
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 16:42
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By squire
Jules is a great bloke and knows these cars...

Jules is a great bloke and knows these cars inside out, just wish he was a bit closer but you can have a nice day by the seaside if you go there.
He did a great job on sorting my aircon out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 11:01
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By squire
Being black doesn't help, remember when you put...

Being black doesn't help, remember when you put your arm on it at Tom's :D
Great it's passed with no advisories tho. Just done the drop links on mine, the links feel ok but the rubber boots have...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 06:49
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday David, :birthday::band::party: ...

Happy Birthday David,
:birthday::band::party:

Hope you have a great day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 17:57
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By squire
My 75 from Souls still has its original plates...

My 75 from Souls still has its original plates on, as far as I know they've not been changed.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 17:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By squire
Phil's a great bloke and he's helped me out in...

Phil's a great bloke and he's helped me out in the past and always given me advice but I don't want to trouble him when he's working on cars all week, he needs his free time as we all do. I've no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 15:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By squire
My Rover 75 was originally supplied by Souls of...

My Rover 75 was originally supplied by Souls of Olney and is still going strong, it's starting to get a little bit tired now approaching 170k, nothing too serious just a couple of electrical gremlins...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2021, 06:11
Replies: 121
Views: 9,965
Posted By squire
Unhappy I'm so sorry to hear about Richard's accident, I...

I'm so sorry to hear about Richard's accident, I sincerely hope his injuries are not as serious as at first feared. Praying that he's soon up and about, my thoughts are with him and his family and...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st June 2021, 16:53
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By squire
Mickeyboy perhaps, think he's the nearest to you.

Mickeyboy perhaps, think he's the nearest to you.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2021, 10:54
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
Wink Job done

Thanks for all the replies and tips, all the bolts now changed and a loose exhaust heat shield secured. Had to spend another £2.63 for a decent 18mm socket though :o but only two put up a bit of a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2021, 06:33
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
I should have one of those but only a standard...

I should have one of those but only a standard multipoint one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 21:29
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
DMGRS, they are bolts with thicker washers as...

DMGRS, they are bolts with thicker washers as opposed to flanged bolts and are supposed to be the correct grade.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 19:59
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
Wink Yes, it's been over 4 years since it was last...

Yes, it's been over 4 years since it was last done and there was feathering on the outside edges, I was advised to get it checked when it was MOTed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 17:03
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
Problem is getting the car high enough to get...

Problem is getting the car high enough to get underneath, will have to see what I've got in the way of wooden blocks. Will have to buy a decent six sided 18mm socket and possibly a 17mm to hammer on....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 15:42
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By squire
Question Trailing arm adjustment bolts

Are the trailing arm adjustment bolts prone to shearing off when trying to undo them?
I wanted my car 4 wheel alignment attempted but they were reluctant to try to undo them for shearing the bolts...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 11:21
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By squire
Thumbs up I've signed too. 😉

I've signed too. 😉
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2021, 10:17
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Thanks Scott, Temporarily done for now, just...

Thanks Scott,
Temporarily done for now, just waiting for an old sensor from Trikey then I'll do a better job.
In actual fact it's the front one that's gone, as yet I've not looked to see why, I've...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2021, 10:06
Replies: 82
Views: 7,560
Posted By squire
Bumping this again as I have a bracket that's...

Bumping this again as I have a bracket that's rotted away completely!

Martyn
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2021, 06:47
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday John, have a good day. ...

Happy Birthday John, have a good day.
:birthday::band::wine::birthday2::party:

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2021, 06:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Sadly I don't have Toaf, even if I did I wouldn't...

Sadly I don't have Toaf, even if I did I wouldn't trust myself, I don't get on with computers, only use a tablet as and when I have to. If T4 can disable it I can get that done in the near future.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2021, 06:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Hi Steve, Thanks for your replies, in picture...

Hi Steve,
Thanks for your replies, in picture one the stub with the socket screw has corroded away by about 60% so I have to be careful there cleaning up the corrosion and replacing the socket screw...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 21:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Cheers Andy, you're a star. PM on it's way. ...

Cheers Andy, you're a star. PM on it's way.

Martyn.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 20:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
I wonder how many more are the same? Most of the...

I wonder how many more are the same? Most of the support bracket for the cooler has rotted away, I think it's held up by the pipes more than anything:o, something else to sort out :shrug:. Btw Andy,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 20:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
I changed rear pads, discs and handbrake shoes...

I changed rear pads, discs and handbrake shoes about a year ago, the sensor wires broke very close to where they come out of the plug, I had to cut some of the plug away to solder them together so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 19:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Thanks for the reply, I'm just hoping there's...

Thanks for the reply, I'm just hoping there's enough thread left where it screwed into the ally cooler lol. I might use the self tapping screw which hold the rear bumper to the body, it's quite...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 18:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Tbh I don't know how long mine has been like it....

Tbh I don't know how long mine has been like it. Only noticed it trying to put the low pads warning light out!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 12:50
Replies: 14
Views: 2,281
Posted By squire
Is the black wire to the right secured by an...

Is the black wire to the right secured by an socket head screw needed, does it earth to the body as mine has disappeared??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2021, 12:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By squire
Diesel cooler return earth wire 🤔

Just behind the offside rear wheel sits the return diesel cooler. There appears to be an earth wire that should be attached to it approximately 6 inches long. Is this wire actually needed. Due to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2021, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By squire
Drop Trikey a pm, he may still have some. ...

Drop Trikey a pm, he may still have some.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2021, 19:12
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By squire
Cool That's very unusual for Rick, have you tried...

That's very unusual for Rick, have you tried through his website? I know he's been very busy lately but he is normally on the ball.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2021, 08:22
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By squire
Hi Stan, Thanks for the offer but there's no...

Hi Stan,
Thanks for the offer but there's no need, I'll just make a tracing from the offside, which is still original, flip it over and mark the hole position on the other side, should be near...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 19:13
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By squire
That's the drain hole where the sill triangulates...

That's the drain hole where the sill triangulates towards the rear wheel, on my repair that was done approx 3 years ago is not there. Possibly Tom forgot to put them in and is now re-instating them....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2021, 15:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By squire
Question Andy, Are you saying Tom put drain holes in...

Andy,
Are you saying Tom put drain holes in sills he repaired for you. I've just checked mine and there's no drain hole in the repaired nearside on mine but the offside is still original and has a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2021, 18:03
Replies: 31
Views: 2,838
Posted By squire
Every time I see photos of Tom's work I just...

Every time I see photos of Tom's work I just marvel at them. It's such a great comfort that there are true craftsmen still a bout that have pride and passion in their work and do not rip people off....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 15:58
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Posted By squire
Took my 75 for a MOT, sadly it failed requires...

Took my 75 for a MOT, sadly it failed requires two front tyres. To be fair they were getting low but not down to the tread bar, I think it was more the fact some cracks were appearing in the tread...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By squire
Thumbs up They're a good lot at DMGRS, I had a rear ABS...

They're a good lot at DMGRS, I had a rear ABS sensor fail that had only been on 11 months but it was replaced free of charge no questions asked. Mat was surprised though as he couldn't remember...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 17:46
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By squire
I've just spoken to John and I think his garage...

I've just spoken to John and I think his garage have got one lined up Andy, thanks anyway.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 06:46
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By squire
Family first and foremost always. Hope all is ok...

Family first and foremost always. Hope all is ok soon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 06:47
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Nice job done

Looks a fine job done there. Your local restorer compares favourably to Tom Hobbs by the look of the finished job, although he did have the repair panel made by Tom supplied by you.
Post up his...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 20:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By squire
Unhappy Looks quite rusty under there, but I guess it's...

Looks quite rusty under there, but I guess it's no surprise the age these cars are. Trouble is that it's no fun crawling under a car on ramps/axle stands wire brushing rust in your face!

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,254
Posted By squire
Red face Not good!:eek: Is this on the Tourer? I know Tom...

Not good!:eek: Is this on the Tourer? I know Tom does the front parts now, don't know how busy he is tho'. I'm just waiting for my offside rear sill to start showing serious signs of deterioration,...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2021, 20:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,487
Posted By squire
Wink 9th, May this year will see my 10th year of...

9th, May this year will see my 10th year of membership. Overall excellent value for money.

Martyn:}
Forum: Items Wanted 31st March 2021, 20:07
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By squire
Hi Les, Drop Mickeyboy a pm, he might be able...

Hi Les,
Drop Mickeyboy a pm, he might be able to help, also Trikey.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2021, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By squire
We'll done Debz, your fighting spirit will win in...

We'll done Debz, your fighting spirit will win in the end. Good on you.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2021, 19:04
Replies: 119
Views: 6,339
Posted By squire
Yes, but thanks again to the EU we will still...

Yes, but thanks again to the EU we will still suffer the flotsom washed up on our shores from the 3rd wave in Europe. Thanks to our vaccination diligence we hopefully won't suffer too much, sadly I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2021, 15:14
Replies: 38
Views: 1,940
Posted By squire
Thanks, fortunately mine was just a sensor. Only...

Thanks, fortunately mine was just a sensor. Only 11 months old and 2714 miles of use.
I've advised the supplier and awaiting a response 🤔.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 13:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,166
Posted By squire
That's the kind of thing I'd do :getmecoat::duh:...

That's the kind of thing I'd do :getmecoat::duh: then get a severe telling off from swmbo as well!

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2021, 09:10
Replies: 38
Views: 1,940
Posted By squire
Must be something in the air with ABS issues, I...

Must be something in the air with ABS issues, I have a permanent light on which Jamie tracked down to offside rear, changed hub and sensor this time last year:mad:
Sorry for the hijack, :D

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 08:02
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By squire
John, you need a walnut one to match the rest....

John, you need a walnut one to match the rest. Light oak would look odd. Either way you've more chance of winning the lottery than finding a good "reasonably" priced one for sale.
Even the Landover...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 19:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,909
Posted By squire
Thumbs up That's Brian for you :bowdown:, what more can you...

That's Brian for you :bowdown:, what more can you say.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 14:45
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Washed, then followed that with a going over with...

Washed, then followed that with a going over with a clay mitt, followed by a coat of Autoglym super resin. Paint work now super smooth, might go a bit faster and save a bit of fuel :D:getmecoat:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2021, 16:57
Replies: 37
Views: 2,536
Posted By squire
Wink Just been out and checked mine :shrug: and they...

Just been out and checked mine :shrug: and they tilt on my 51 Connie SE :drool4: :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2021, 16:42
Replies: 119
Views: 6,339
Posted By squire
Had the AZ jab on 14th, February, apart from the...

Had the AZ jab on 14th, February, apart from the area where the jab went in felt like it had been punched really hard for a few days and a bit of a headache that day I felt fine.
Second jab due 3rd,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2021, 08:15
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By squire
How to

I suggest that this is put in the appropriate "How to" for future reference.
Well done Rob,:bowdown:.

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:20
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By squire
Great news, but take it steady. Seems you have a...

Great news, but take it steady. Seems you have a good employer, long may it stay that way.;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2021, 07:42
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By squire
Rob, Is it the same kind of leak Elroy has/had...

Rob,
Is it the same kind of leak Elroy has/had got on his red tourer he nicknamed "Twiggy" bought from Trikey (use to belong to Dave Linda).
Not sure if he's cured it yet but it might help. Sorry...
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 07:41
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Andy, Have a great day mate. ...

Happy Birthday Andy,
Have a great day mate.

:birthday::band::wine::birthday2::party:
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 07:38
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By squire
Happy Anniversary to you both. Enjoy your day ...

Happy Anniversary to you both.
Enjoy your day
:lovebirds:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2021, 20:07
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Now that's really something else, although I...

Now that's really something else, although I thought our cars mostly for at the rear end, I've seen a few with rot at the front, mainly caused both mudflaps, but never heard of any midsections...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 17:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Well, I had a 50-50 chance,:bowdown: can't seem...

Well, I had a 50-50 chance,:bowdown: can't seem to get anything right these days :shrug: I'm blaming Covid or the jab has pickled my brains :D not that there's much there anyway :p:

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 07:42
Replies: 23
Views: 2,408
Posted By squire
Steve, the link worked ok for me. I think Tom is...

Steve, the link worked ok for me. I think Tom is and will still do our cars as it's money coming in for him, also because of the time and effort he's put in to make the repair panels and now will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2021, 11:45
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By squire
I use the same type of thing but I only have the...

I use the same type of thing but I only have the one, I do however think that you really shouldn't need them. The biggest problem is that "modern" cars seal so well that they can't breath naturally,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2021, 21:17
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By squire
Question Thought I'd got a slight leak in the boot when I...

Thought I'd got a slight leak in the boot when I found a little pool of water under the boot carpet on the lhs just about underneath boot hinge. I took out the side covering and the whole of the...
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2021, 09:24
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By squire
Wink Happy Birthday Steve, have a great day. ...

Happy Birthday Steve, have a great day.
:birthday::wine::birthday2:

Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2021, 15:10
Replies: 56
Views: 6,721
Posted By squire
Wink Quite possibly, I only had brake cleaner and I...

Quite possibly, I only had brake cleaner and I can only say it seems to have worked for me, only time will tell. I see no reason it should work, it's a cleaner and it evaporates off quickly, worth a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2021, 14:18
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Cleaned the ignition barrel with brake cleaner...

Cleaned the ignition barrel with brake cleaner after the key was proving difficult to insert, seems to have worked as the key now goes in much easier.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2021, 14:08
Replies: 56
Views: 6,721
Posted By squire
Wink Reminder!

Resurrecting this thread once more to add a cautionary note.
Had a job to get my ignition key in the barrel this morning, eventually went in but did not go in easily. So up to the garage and came...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2021, 22:02
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By squire
Smile Great news to hear, especially needed at this...

Great news to hear, especially needed at this moment in time, make sure you stay safe tho.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th February 2021, 07:54
Replies: 103
Views: 10,436
Posted By squire
I'm watching and hoping, hopefully there'll be...

I'm watching and hoping, hopefully there'll be some good news after Monday, 22nd. Also hope that the "Covid is a hoax" brigade idiots don't go and spoil it. There's a golden chance to get things...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2021, 08:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By squire
Red face As said, it's been around a long time and not...

As said, it's been around a long time and not that good unless modern technology has improved it :shrug:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2021, 15:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,823
Posted By squire
Wink Both I think, lol. Dave would probably admit to...

Both I think, lol. Dave would probably admit to one or the other, lol.

Don't like the cold myself in the garage, let alone outside. I'm lucky my local garage is only about 1/2mile away, so it'd be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 19:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By squire
By the way Andy, consider your wrists well and...

By the way Andy, consider your wrists well and truly slapped, lol :D
Don't know about you but I'm getting severe Nano meet and social night withdrawal symptoms :shrug:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 13:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By squire
Only met Brian once, very briefly at Gaydon, but...

Only met Brian once, very briefly at Gaydon, but he's always been a top man in my opinion, and always says it as it is, which is the best way, again my opinion.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2021, 21:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By squire
Thanks for the clarification Rob. I have...

Thanks for the clarification Rob.
I have thought about the remote but to be honest as I'm not working now I don't see much point of it. My friend John has got a bit of a problem with his that's even...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2021, 17:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By squire
Question Rob, Used as supplementary heater I've got a...

Rob,
Used as supplementary heater I've got a wire which is earthed and I put the outer end into pin 3 to get the fbh to fire up. If I left that connected would the fbh fire up again once the water...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2021, 08:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,177
Posted By squire
Question Unless you short it out, surely Rob? ...

Unless you short it out, surely Rob?


Martyn.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 3rd February 2021, 16:04
Replies: 103
Views: 10,436
Posted By squire
Smile Many thanks for the great news Rob :bowdown:,...

Many thanks for the great news Rob :bowdown:, it's just the lift and moral boost we need, looking forward to when we can meet up again. Would also be nice to get the social nights going again, not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2021, 15:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,521
Posted By squire
I'd forgotten about that! :getmecoat:

I'd forgotten about that! :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2021, 14:12
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By squire
So sorry to hear this, my thoughts are with you...

So sorry to hear this, my thoughts are with you all.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2021, 14:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,521
Posted By squire
Won't the key open it manually? It should do,...

Won't the key open it manually? It should do, I've taken the battery off mine in the past, locked and unlocked the doors with the key :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 18:57
Replies: 49
Views: 4,858
Posted By squire
Thumbs up Up in my neck of the woods, Nano meet land, lol.

Up in my neck of the woods, Nano meet land, lol.
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2021, 07:50
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Alan, have a great day. ...

Happy Birthday Alan, have a great day.
:birthday::birthday2::party:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2021, 07:52
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Les, hope you have a great day....

Happy Birthday Les, hope you have a great day. :birthday:
Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2021, 16:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,999
Posted By squire
That looks absolutely stunning, bet it never left...

That looks absolutely stunning, bet it never left the factory looking that good.
I'd be scared to use that, lol.

Martyn
Forum: Items Wanted 5th January 2021, 21:39
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By squire
You don't really need it, well, I should say mine...

You don't really need it, well, I should say mine doesn't have guides and works ok.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 20:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By squire
Unhappy So sorry to hear the sad news Andy, the memories...

So sorry to hear the sad news Andy, the memories will live on though.
They more than pets they're part of the family.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2020, 12:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,058
Posted By squire
JLS Land Rover in Darlaston are generally very...

JLS Land Rover in Darlaston are generally very helpfull, a friend of mine that used to have Land Rovers in the past would never deal with Craddocks.

Martyn.

:new_year:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 12:11
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By squire
Wishing you health and happiness for Christmas...

Wishing you health and happiness for Christmas and New Year.
Let's hope that the vaccine can help us all to have a better year in 2021

Martyn.

:christmas::new_year:
Forum: V8 Forum 23rd December 2020, 11:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,220
Posted By squire
Same wishes for you Pete, hopefully the Nano...

Same wishes for you Pete, hopefully the Nano meets will rise again but it looks a long way off at the moment.

All the best,

Martyn :smiley:
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2020, 07:52
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By squire
Smile Happy Birthday Dave, have a great day ...

Happy Birthday Dave, have a great day
:birthday::birthday2::wine::party:
Oh, and :christmas::new_year: as well.

Martyn
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2020, 08:40
Replies: 70
Views: 3,433
Posted By squire
It doesn't make any difference to us as it's...

It doesn't make any difference to us as it's normally only myself and my wife, it's missing out on the run up to Christmas I miss with folks from other classic car groups that we're in, missed out on...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2020, 08:06
Replies: 34
Views: 906
Posted By squire
Happy Birthday Bob, Have a good day. ...

Happy Birthday Bob,
Have a good day.
:birthday::band::party:

:christmas: Martyn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2020, 16:34
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By squire
You are looking for rocking horse droppings again...

You are looking for rocking horse droppings again John, lol. Can't really see the diesel exhaust tips anyway as they're meant to be "hidden".

Martyn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2020, 14:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,406
Posted By squire
Smile Glad to hear you're beginning to get back to your...

Glad to hear you're beginning to get back to your old self, you do have to push yourself but don't go too far with it, slow and steady and you'll get there. Andy is a good one and he'll always be...
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