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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 14:02
Replies: 1
Views: 176
A video about my lhd 75

My left hand drive Rover 75.

Click the link below or search "Robson Rover Repair" on you tube.

https://youtu.be/QHxqXQTBikA

One of my other interesting cars, owning a left hand drive car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2021, 21:11
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Or 3rd reason. Its had a mafless remap.

Or 3rd reason. Its had a mafless remap.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2021, 06:09
Replies: 17
Views: 913
Are you wanting to import it as a LHD to the UK...

Are you wanting to import it as a LHD to the UK or keep.it registered out there?

I imported my lhd 75 which had went to France, Ireland and then back to NI eventually.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 17:09
Replies: 109
Views: 53,306
I will be doing a video on them shortly. I've 4...

I will be doing a video on them shortly. I've 4 brand new door cards to change on my zt-t so I will link it here December time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 08:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Hatch as well. Seem to be a lot less 180 hatches...

Hatch as well. Seem to be a lot less 180 hatches now days. Nice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 12:07
Replies: 2
Views: 391
He did mine and did me custom badges on my one...

He did mine and did me custom badges on my one with early and later 75 badges.

I plan to get a few made with the individual cars when I've more space.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2021, 10:32
Replies: 139
Views: 10,725
It's all part of the long con. For 50 years...

It's all part of the long con.

For 50 years they have tried to get people to convert to gas boilers, and when they got them to 77% average they are immediately saying time to move over to heat...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 16:53
Replies: 33
Views: 2,003
This was one I experienced after purchasing a...

This was one I experienced after purchasing a rover 45 from a local owner, who also worked as a parts sales man and did his own repairs.

I'd bought the car as a backup and had never been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 968
Well I've seen under several mg zs now (Google...

Well I've seen under several mg zs now (Google it) and at less than 2 years old I'd doubt they will make it to 5 years old, so the battery will be the least of your worry.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 4th October 2021, 03:00
Replies: 36
Views: 11,470
For what is my basic daily driver, I do get a lot...

For what is my basic daily driver, I do get a lot of messages about, especially on this forum with people asking me to sell it to them when the time comes. And whilst I update my social media it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2021, 01:22
Replies: 109
Views: 53,306
Good news. I found some of the images on an old...

Good news. I found some of the images on an old hard drive tonight. They arnt amazing quality but I uploaded them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2021, 17:38
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Have a watch of me draining a tank externally in...

Have a watch of me draining a tank externally in this video. Same technique used when in place also.

4.00 mins onwards basically.

https://youtu.be/yHO21lkpefw
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th September 2021, 22:34
Replies: 105
Views: 21,803
Well as some of you may have spied on my social...

Well as some of you may have spied on my social media the car is currently being totally and ultimately overhauled mechanically in almost every single aspect.

If anyone wants I've done several...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st August 2021, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Mate honestly you could buy an universal android...

Mate honestly you could buy an universal android double din running android 8 mech less unit and a mg7 trim for the price of a good capacity ad card now loklook at the one I've in my 75. And I've the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 21:26
Replies: 45
Views: 5,179
I'm very sad to hear this. I've said it...

I'm very sad to hear this.

I've said it before and I've said it again, the social section in this forum is not needed.

We live in a time of so many many other forms of social media, the forum...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2021, 14:22
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Chaz maps the car as per owners request, reidy...

Chaz maps the car as per owners request, reidy remaps / dynamic ecu tunes are all custom files and not preloaded junk.

If you asked for max power max smoke you will get that. I'd also suspect the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 15:00
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thanks mate. Yeah, I'd say you could use it to...

Thanks mate. Yeah, I'd say you could use it to smash the windscreen in an emergency haha.
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 14:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
I don't think people realise the significance of...

I don't think people realise the significance of it.

Here in Northern Ireland your car will be burned out if you have a GB sticker on it in the wrong area. I've been chased out of areas for having...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2021, 22:18
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thanks to everyone for buying, down to only 35...

Thanks to everyone for buying, down to only 35 left now already. They have went all over the world, japan, norway, france, new zealand, europe, all sorts!

With 40 sold that means that its £130...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 22:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Now that is actually really really nice. Much...

Now that is actually really really nice. Much more of a hybrid of the two. I like that a lot
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2021, 21:40
Replies: 15
Views: 859
They are making money on your interest. ...

They are making money on your interest.

Think about it, if they held £40 from every £100 sale across the UK.

Currently its accepted that base daily interest in the UK is 0.1%

So that £60...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2021, 13:47
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thank you everyone I'm posting next bunch today

Thank you everyone I'm posting next bunch today
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 01:44
Replies: 146
Views: 12,208
And I dare say it will cost upu nearly £400 a...

And I dare say it will cost upu nearly £400 a month to buy or lease a vehicle new that's exempt.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2021, 00:11
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Joy's of typing under heavy medication haha....

Joy's of typing under heavy medication haha. Cheap was the word of choice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2021, 18:08
Replies: 401
Views: 44,825
I will try to update this tonight as the post has...

I will try to update this tonight as the post has gained traction again
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 362
I used senditnow for all Scottish and UK islands,...

I used senditnow for all Scottish and UK islands, especially shipping back and forward to Northern Ireland.

The joke is, they are run by parcel force UK, maintained via the parcel2go network, and...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 12:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Simon, we had spoken about this via PM, and...

Simon, we had spoken about this via PM, and honestly I think that your handling it very well. Now make the best of it, and enjoy it going forwards!

I know mines coming up VERY shortly again, and...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 10:59
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thanks mate. I've also had a few messages...

Thanks mate.

I've also had a few messages from owners on the forum, I won't say names, but thank you very much and especially my sympathy to several of you.
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 00:08
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thank you mate, im getting your ready for post...

Thank you mate, im getting your ready for post now! They are going to all sorts, thank god for Ebay as saves me with postage label, customs and GDPR issues!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 00:00
Replies: 9
Views: 505
I wish I could find the photo of the swivel seat...

I wish I could find the photo of the swivel seat I found on an Irish rover 75 for sale.

Mean time, is it worth looking at this rather than sell the car?
...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2021, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Thumbs up Something i'm doing for Cancer Research UK

As many of you know, in previous years I have done charity events for cancer research UK, sponsored runs and even my MMA fight.

This year my health has been, well, negative to say the least. I've...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 22:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,790
Problem isn't the parking spaces. It's the car...

Problem isn't the parking spaces. It's the car sizes.

They make the cars bigger to hide the fact that safety technology hasn't actually improved that much, so there's more metal for energy...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Northern Ireland & Éire 21st June 2021, 00:29
Replies: 0
Views: 1,409
Annual owners day 2021

I wish to extend an invite for you all to attend the Tollymore MG & Rover casual gathering

Date - Sunday 29th August 2021
Time - Midday until 16.30
Location - Tollymore Forrest Park, rear car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 20:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
The extra rear subframe inside the vehicle and...

The extra rear subframe inside the vehicle and wood, plus metal devider & cage was far heavier than the rear seats I swapped mine for! Heavy duty bit of bit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 14:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
People don't realise they actually had a few...

People don't realise they actually had a few extra features. The rear end welding was done again and had extra mounts for the floor panels, and rear boot subframe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 11:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
I owned a wrecked trophy blue express myself,...

I owned a wrecked trophy blue express myself, stripped it and converted my streetwise into a van.

Thing was so practical being a 5 door. Later sold it but boy I regretted doing so.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 13:13
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
100% mate. Obviously petrol you still need access...

100% mate. Obviously petrol you still need access to the filters, but diesel it's a no brainer. You can do the rest of the servicing of a diesel in the time it takes to drain.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 23:49
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Its called Glassmat is what I'm looking at for...

Its called Glassmat is what I'm looking at for under the bonnet, and then they are going to find me a large sheet of fire Retardant Acoustic Foam.

I think they said it was an inch thick so I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 15:33
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
I've got one coming here, I'm actually going to...

I've got one coming here, I'm actually going to do a bit of an experiment with my white 75. It will be getting a clutch before the end of the month, and after I'm going to do some extra sound...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 15:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Was likely one of the the famous "Shell L"...

Was likely one of the the famous "Shell L" tankers, all where named SS Lima, Leonia, Lepeta, Lampus and Lotorium. My ex's dad had worked on them all and had photos of them in his study. Once the 2nd...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 09:01
Replies: 31
Views: 2,116
Out of all the cars I've owned, millage big and...

Out of all the cars I've owned, millage big and small, there's a large difference between the condition of the front subframe from cars with and without one.

I know the replica ones arnt a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 07:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/711960c5b67fdcd26.jpg

Tada

Quick image from a documtary about rivots by rte that used older stock footage, was quickest I could find.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 23:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
There was a significant time when the harbour...

There was a significant time when the harbour took a massive downturn they where not painted as often as they should have been due to the cranes becoming terrorist targets at height of troubles. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 22:17
Replies: 34
Views: 2,333
Bottom line, there's a standard for the reason....

Bottom line, there's a standard for the reason. If people where using illegal tyres or brakes by choice then it would be a hung court.

This is a by product of Brexit, with EU having to come of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 22:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
By time I was old enough to listen to him, after...

By time I was old enough to listen to him, after 1983 Titanic had been found, and the rivots at the time where the primary theory instead of the 30 foot slice through the panels. He wouldn't talk...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 18:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Ah the coal road. Haha. Plenty of times we went...

Ah the coal road. Haha. Plenty of times we went up there with the bicycle with the trailer attached to load up on loose Coal as it was fair game on the ground.

That's where the old coal yards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 12:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Depending on the angle passing the yard it is...

Depending on the angle passing the yard it is very easy to think there is only one crane
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 01:25
Replies: 34
Views: 2,333
Insurance. Ive a friend Paul (same age as me 38)...

Insurance. Ive a friend Paul (same age as me 38) who I've known since primary school, he crashed his e39 5 series and he got absolutely shafted back in 2017. He's why I only ever have 100% legal...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 20:01
Replies: 34
Views: 2,333
Good. I hate them, and hate badly placed or...

Good. I hate them, and hate badly placed or fronted plates. Nothing says "drug dealing chav" quite like it. Get it up them for it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Would help I'd I'd fitted discs to the correct...

Would help I'd I'd fitted discs to the correct side. Lmao. Had to undo EVERYTHING I'd done, it's why the very last part of part 2 was about 10pm at night.

Part 3 coming next weekend, including...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 19:57
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Awk. Andy thank you very much, no need mate. I...

Awk. Andy thank you very much, no need mate. I just like to document what I do myself now. Wish I'd started doing them 10 years ago might have made a few quid outta it by now haha.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2021, 02:09
Replies: 13
Views: 869
That looks extremely nice!

That looks extremely nice!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 20:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,508
I've just been talking with the new owner, he's...

I've just been talking with the new owner, he's up to the challenge!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 20:52
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Got busy and finally built my TOAFbook /...

Got busy and finally built my TOAFbook / toughbook. Too many cars not to have something and I don't want to damage my good university laptop.

https://i.postimg.cc/d1hDFLjg/20210602-181843.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 22:24
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,385
Took a head stagger in the nice weather, give the...

Took a head stagger in the nice weather, give the lhd a full service. I've owned it 18 months, and it the basics where done when I got it but it had a lot of use in 2019 into 2020 there so it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 21:59
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
For now it's going to be my "show" car, but my...

For now it's going to be my "show" car, but my father's approaching retirement and it might be something he and myself could work together as an extra car at funerals.

I've been asked already but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 19:07
Replies: 36
Views: 3,227
Must be a software issue as I'm able to see one...

Must be a software issue as I'm able to see one on my 02 ztt v6 (early coil style incase it's ecu issue)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 14:39
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Smile Rover 75 technician videos

I'm sure many have viewed before, but I've uploaded unbranded versions of the Rover 75 training videos for technicians.

Some may have viewed them before but they are in 480p resolution with no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 14:37
Replies: 36
Views: 3,227
Have you actually went into your settings and...

Have you actually went into your settings and clicked "enabled otg" in your phone? Almost every time I get an android update it reverts back to off on my Samsungs.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 31st May 2021, 09:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Wonder how many of the 15 we can actually track...

Wonder how many of the 15 we can actually track down.

There's Joe's (the lowered one) x1

https://i.postimg.cc/MKt4GVhc/Screenshot-20210530-220531-Instagram.jpg

Rogers x3
...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 30th May 2021, 23:16
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Wonder are those Rogers cars

Wonder are those Rogers cars
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2021, 19:23
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Very nautical look about it, I actually think...

Very nautical look about it, I actually think it's smart but a nicer set of wheels would transform it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Stopped using tapa talk in October 2020. That...

Stopped using tapa talk in October 2020. That final security mess was the final straw and have it off my phone once Google pulled it from the play store for several weeks even if its back up again. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 23:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,495
I would say based on the forum alone, the car...

I would say based on the forum alone, the car achieved cult status nearly a decade ago, it's just now the average person is more likely to buy one cheap and have finally caught on.

Its also why...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 12:19
Replies: 28
Views: 2,768
Agh bad timing, I've just had the other half's 75...

Agh bad timing, I've just had the other half's 75 fitted with a new windscreen, this would have been perfect.

Rick will you be considering a 4th group buy after the summer into winter?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 10:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
All details in the video, horn, door jammed and...

All details in the video, horn, door jammed and inner sills.

https://youtu.be/X_r68ADI52I
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 28th May 2021, 10:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Finally got the video I'd filmed uploaded. ...

Finally got the video I'd filmed uploaded.

https://youtu.be/X_r68ADI52I
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 19:10
Replies: 36
Views: 3,227
I was part of the TOAF testing group. Just...

I was part of the TOAF testing group.

Just get this lead for 100% guarantee it works.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143973572531

No wiring or messing about, works perfectly.

You then will...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 26th May 2021, 20:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Well I've been to a few body shops now, and have...

Well I've been to a few body shops now, and have found a gentleman local to me who specialises in metal fab for American classic cars, so after a good natter it's booked in with him.

Hopefully it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 20:49
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
10k for a statement, 100k and it might be...

10k for a statement, 100k and it might be debated.

Except in times of war, famine and you guessed it, pandemic!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 20:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Proper thread with some photos today. ...

Proper thread with some photos today.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2883025#post2883025
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th May 2021, 20:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,401
Thumbs up 6 door restoration project

So what's going on, well this is the former Mayor of Exeter's car. It was with Exeter Council from 2003 until August 2017.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/811258bc52334b38e.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Haha, yes I rodded them before the mot and the...

Haha, yes I rodded them before the mot and the drive to the government test centre, loosened them up rightly, poor tester got absolutely soaked when it was on "the shaker" and the last of it dropped...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Northern Ireland & Éire 23rd May 2021, 23:38
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Ikea - 13th June 2021

Full details and updates can be found here.

https://fb.me/e/559dVYI9b

All social distancing / mask & contact precautions are you own responsibility as dictated by the Northern Ireland...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 23:12
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Having had a few, I'd say those 400s/45s probably...

Having had a few, I'd say those 400s/45s probably had front chassis rot, by time you spy it they are usually too far gone. The 400s definitely lasted better than the later 45s
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 23:04
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Unfortunately that has to come off as it was the...

Unfortunately that has to come off as it was the organisation that previously owned it when it was located in Ireland. Its why I've no side pictures until its removed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2021, 22:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Very unfortunate, I maintain these are the weak...

Very unfortunate, I maintain these are the weak link in the system and its why I blank at the block as often as possible as seen on the 2nd video.

Id so as Arctic says that's quick solution, did...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 20:54
Replies: 12
Views: 854
You know, if people shared it in other car groups...

You know, if people shared it in other car groups & social media they are in it would go a long way. Fords, Vauxhalls, Volvo, Renault, anything, get all on board as motorists together, and let not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Amazing what happens in a week - New project

No point keeping it secret now as half of Northern Ireland's Rover community saw me on route to the mot centre today to get my fail sheet.

Never mind everyone who drives past my house saw it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 09:29
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Mate Mark has a v8 he's gonna be rebuilding I...

Mate Mark has a v8 he's gonna be rebuilding I think factory lpg also, was the famous one someone stripped and left as a mess.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 16:45
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Again I've done it on that zt saloon, the black...

Again I've done it on that zt saloon, the black had came off and chrome appeared. Mask up, spray on, let dry, and peel and excess off.

As always warm the paint before hand for a much smaller...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 16:43
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Factory lpg owners

Folks, I hope people could help me.

I'm on look out for a factory lpg kit for a kv6, however as part of that I'm hoping people could maybe shoe me their factory lpg kits and aftermarket installs....
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd May 2021, 16:40
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Factory lpg kit - v6

Yes, bit of a hard to find request.

I'm looking for a factory lpg kit for a rover 75 v6.

I'm after as much as possible, if I have to buy separate bits and gather it up that's grand, but I'd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2021, 11:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Hi folks. Didn't even notice this happening,...

Hi folks.

Didn't even notice this happening, yes the "cooler" pipe as Arctic mentions seems to be fitted on some cars and not others. I've found it inconsistent myself having owned over 2 dozen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 22:15
Replies: 27
Views: 2,049
Primose yellow is a wonderful colour, it's...

Primose yellow is a wonderful colour, it's definitely one to stand out as a future classic.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2021, 23:22
Replies: 12
Views: 953
I've personally found that the boot carpet seems...

I've personally found that the boot carpet seems to hold moisture badly, especially the trim in a saloon.

I take them out and use a bathroom mould / damp remover spray from pound land and it has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2021, 23:19
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Very easy job. 30.mins taking your time swap them...

Very easy job. 30.mins taking your time swap them over. Get a 2nd hand IPK and pull it appart to get your mk2 dials and then you will know what to do with your Mk1 set.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2021, 23:16
Replies: 13
Views: 912
Plastidip is your friend. ...

Plastidip is your friend.

https://i.postimg.cc/g0w1NBzq/20210411-190543.jpg

Give it a good clean with a tooth brush, let it dry well, even take a heat gun or hair dryer to the steel to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2021, 22:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
That's my plan going forward.

That's my plan going forward.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2021, 11:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Thanks folks, I've all sorts recorded here, just...

Thanks folks, I've all sorts recorded here, just gotta get time to edit it down and make it enjoyable!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2021, 16:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Name change

Some of you may know me as "Colin_NI" but I'm now moving forward with my youtube channel as time allows.

So I've changed it to reflect as "Robson Rover Repair", I'm not a business but just a blog,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2021, 16:57
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
Name change

Woops double post
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 12:10
Replies: 49
Views: 4,063
Ivw always maintained and never is it more...

Ivw always maintained and never is it more important that this club should offer official valuations for club members, even if from an insurance write off point of view.

From sales to insurance...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 09:54
Replies: 23
Views: 2,331
Bring classic road tax to 30 years again

Someone else started this yesterday, but it's already rolling the ball, preposal to bring classic car road tax to 30 years instead of 40.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/578294

I think...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 09:09
Replies: 49
Views: 4,063
Break it down like this. Monthly payments in...

Break it down like this.

Monthly payments in even the cheapest brand new euro box will be circa £200 ish.

Insurance, tax and mot charge are irrelevant. All cars need them so it's a default.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2021, 10:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,825
It could have been saved with a simple policy. ...

It could have been saved with a simple policy.

All tax paid vehicles will be brought from manufacturers in the UK.

So police cars must be British, buses owned by public companies must be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2021, 23:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Mg car club or MG owners club bought the data was...

Mg car club or MG owners club bought the data was what I'd heard several times on social media.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 12:18
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Raven black being a very uncommon colour I'd be...

Raven black being a very uncommon colour I'd be tempted to keep the car standard.

If it was me, id do zt door cards, dark carpet, interior, black 75 leather seats and black oak trims in dash. What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 00:20
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Absolutely nonsense talked on this forum...

Absolutely nonsense talked on this forum sometimes.

Right as someone who has done just about all that was asked I will give you a straight answer.

Bought a silver 75 diesel back in 2014 ish.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 15:42
Replies: 7
Views: 686
There are plenty of choices in the Mk1 standard...

There are plenty of choices in the Mk1 standard head lamps over the years. I find the grey housing ones to be the best quality and less likely to fade.

Ive about 15 sets here of Mk1 halogen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2021, 18:09
Replies: 50
Views: 3,127
I'm with flux and they didn't bat an eyelid. They...

I'm with flux and they didn't bat an eyelid. They didn't ask me power output or anything.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 19:55
Replies: 31
Views: 3,921
Yep, 250ml bottle does 50 litres at £7 each. ...

Yep, 250ml bottle does 50 litres at £7 each.

Or in real world terms 65 litres a full tank making 1.3 bottles or 325ml meaning £9.10 for every tank of fuel.

So basically a tenner a tank. That's...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 22:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,243
I love when I get these calls, I pretend they...

I love when I get these calls, I pretend they have phoned mi5 and we have began a cyber trace on them. Always gets you off their lists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 22:46
Replies: 3
Views: 630
And then when the fumes repeat when using it...

And then when the fumes repeat when using it indoors as people use the house hold vacume as they get trapped in the filter or paper filters.

Spend a tenner on one of these instead.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 22:40
Replies: 31
Views: 3,921
Also no one seems to be mentioning the how e10 95...

Also no one seems to be mentioning the how e10 95 Ron unleaded will actually increase fuel bills as its less fuel efficient than e5 95 ron unleaded.

Ethanol isn’t as energy dense as petrol, which...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th April 2021, 17:13
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Wanted - Auto tourer diesel

Been asked to keep an eye open for a cheap 75 diesel auto tourer for a coworker.

Doesn't want anything fancy or expensive. Just as a daily beater. A none air con / cloth car without sunroof would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2021, 19:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
I'd definitely want a pair

I'd definitely want a pair
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 16:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
I'd love a pair of them!

I'd love a pair of them!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2021, 23:09
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Is she just constantly cranking? Under bonnet...

Is she just constantly cranking? Under bonnet fuse!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2021, 20:20
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
He's assessing his finances and going from there.

He's assessing his finances and going from there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2021, 20:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,832
Most oil based liquids, perfumes etc are highly...

Most oil based liquids, perfumes etc are highly restricted shipping here. An offset of the last several decades of bombs sent via the post. Which still happens sadly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2021, 23:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,957
I've had similar issues with a 1.8 2003, wasn't...

I've had similar issues with a 1.8 2003, wasn't fuel filter was in fact sugar / gunk in the fuel tank.

https://youtu.be/yHO21lkpefw

Start of video shows you bits about fuel tank etc. Hopefully...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 23:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
What interests me is there no sign of any pipes...

What interests me is there no sign of any pipes or rubber anywhere. I'd say its been burnt out and that's why it looks so bad. Carnmoney Hill was a popular spot for dumping cars for years.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 22:58
Replies: 35
Views: 4,426
I've always been after a black 75 Mk1, not pbt...

I've always been after a black 75 Mk1, not pbt just regular clear of black.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 13:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
I've sent him an email with your number Duncan....

I've sent him an email with your number Duncan. Hopefully he gets in touch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 22:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
I think close with the megane, but I think it's...

I think close with the megane, but I think it's even earlier. Tbh that looks to me as a 1.6 8v version of the Renault 19 "energy" engine that went on to become the Megane here in UK.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 14:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
I think we may have sourced some arms folks, I...

I think we may have sourced some arms folks, I will update in the future. Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 18:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
I would ask myself in that group alas I'm on a...

I would ask myself in that group alas I'm on a Facebook ban for expressing an opinion that did not confirm with the policing robots lok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 17:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Very kind mate. But he wouldn't want charity but...

Very kind mate. But he wouldn't want charity but if he can get his car sorted without being conned again I think he'd be over the moon. He's nervous about the whole situation now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 17:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
An appeal to help an elder owner in Scotland

Folks, I've been contact by an owner in the dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, contacted me via my YouTube channel.

Poor guy is in bits and needs some help after a phone call to me as he...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2021, 05:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Does the car keep cranking? There's a 10amp fuse...

Does the car keep cranking? There's a 10amp fuse under bonnet fails and a kv6 will never start, BUT and it's caught me out before it usually causes the fuse to fail so barely that at a glance it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 21:01
Replies: 41
Views: 1,958
One in my video was grand until the last litre or...

One in my video was grand until the last litre or so, once it lost the vacume and I had to figure out the best spot to get it out of the sump it was better then.

Wouldn't say 0.2 litres a minute,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 08:13
Replies: 146
Views: 12,208
Ah as I was told recently, it's emissions tax not...

Ah as I was told recently, it's emissions tax not road tax.

Utter garbage.

Then I say that about most climate change stuff. And when you point out the science of climate cycle they look at you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2021, 06:40
Replies: 41
Views: 1,958
https://youtu.be/6kXC4gE_8bA I bought one of...

https://youtu.be/6kXC4gE_8bA

I bought one of these 2019 ish. I have extensive damage to my back from being a teenager playing rugby. At times I can't even stand more than a 45 degree upwards and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 17:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,347
Get caught into hire purchasing for 3 to 5 years...

Get caught into hire purchasing for 3 to 5 years with global and financial uncertainty abound?

I know 19 people who have been laid off since September, and all of them are the classic pay off...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2021, 19:13
Replies: 58
Views: 3,417
I think the real question is would you have...

I think the real question is would you have bought a face-lift had the interior been restyled the same as the Roewe 750!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2021, 22:07
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Have you looked at having it lpg'd yet. See if...

Have you looked at having it lpg'd yet. See if that helps. And yes, diesels can be lpg'd.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th February 2021, 17:09
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Wanted - Raven black zt bumper

I appreciate there's naff all chance of finding one, but if someone has a raven black Mk1 zt bumper in decent condition and is willing to post then please give me a pm.

I will cover all postage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 06:55
Replies: 101
Views: 7,393
Personally I've planned in advance. Majority of...

Personally I've planned in advance. Majority of modern cars are absolute garbage, no character and as much driving appeal as a dentist chair on wheels.

I'm aiming to be driving 75s as my daily...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 586
A positive project for once

Presenting my 2020 lockdown project.

As some of you know my main job is working for a pharmaceutical company and my part time job is working as a none emergency ambulance driver. As you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2020, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,115
I used autoline here in Northern Ireland, they...

I used autoline here in Northern Ireland, they used to be great about allowing any Rover or MG Rover onto policies, now they are strictly 20 years plus.

However any cars I have newer they are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2020, 02:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184527971663 What...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184527971663

What I've got in all my 75s now, only negative is having to buy a radio block adapter and attach the loom to it. Half an hours work but still a pain.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 21:14
Replies: 40
Views: 2,848
I personally believe that a 75 (more so than a...

I personally believe that a 75 (more so than a zt) can be everything to everyone.

Its a practical family car thats safe and solid.

Its a professional car which looks as good in the office car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 20:39
Replies: 36
Views: 3,432
Whilst nice examples are becoming more common,...

Whilst nice examples are becoming more common, they are holding in my opinion over inflated prices, especially here in Northern Ireland in last 9 months with travel bans etc.

Mind you, I paid...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 19:58
Replies: 25
Views: 2,505
Egr bypass can go wrong easy enough, usual story...

Egr bypass can go wrong easy enough, usual story the fluted area failing on them once messed with and then you need to do the bypass at the block.

I'm a big fan of this style myself. Comes with...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Northern Ireland & Éire 19th November 2020, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 12,542
Yeah no one will touch a new policy classic here...

Yeah no one will touch a new policy classic here under 20nyears now including autoline etc.

If your car was already on a classic they will reknew it going forward.

Tbh its a pain as it was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 10:06
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Price of one maf would give you a mafless remap....

Price of one maf would give you a mafless remap. With option of dual mapping the car also. I don't know why people keep them still.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 07:41
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Go lift two bags of coal. If you can't do that...

Go lift two bags of coal. If you can't do that sitting on the ground then forget it. It's awkward enough on a ramp on a diesel, a 1.8 has more room but honestly. If you can't comfortably shift and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 03:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
I firmly believe the concept was a massively...

I firmly believe the concept was a massively missed opportunity, more so than the v8.

Imagine a 4x4 75 /zt saloon or tourer, in diesel and v6.

Jaguar knew it mattered to the European market...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2020, 13:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Tbh the apexs suit the car far more. I'd keep...

Tbh the apexs suit the car far more. I'd keep them in it myself.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th August 2020, 01:14
Replies: 14
Views: 3,809
Looks great. I had a set of gloss black rims on 2...

Looks great. I had a set of gloss black rims on 2 of my royal blue 75s before, imo, really suits the colour and would look great in apexs.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 00:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,823
Had exact issue on a 2.5 v6 auto, turned out the...

Had exact issue on a 2.5 v6 auto, turned out the plastic impeller on water pump had shattered and wasn't working effectively.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2020, 19:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
Havnt had a chance to pm you here. Shift work in...

Havnt had a chance to pm you here. Shift work in ambulance. I will make a point of doing it tonight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2020, 02:02
Replies: 1
Views: 394
My ztt 190 - recommissioning

I've begun doing a video series about my 2002 MG ZT-T 190. I get asked about it a lot I groups so I figured now the wheels are turning again (literally) I will document it.

The video explains...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2020, 02:47
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
To be fair, no mg zr is ever going to be worth...

To be fair, no mg zr is ever going to be worth £7000.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2020, 23:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Been running mafless remaps for 8 years now on my...

Been running mafless remaps for 8 years now on my whole mg rover diesel range, can't recommend it enough!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2020, 04:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,382
I might take them. Send me pics mate.

I might take them. Send me pics mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 02:43
Replies: 41
Views: 6,574
Yes but where it gets interesting is places like...

Yes but where it gets interesting is places like Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Super unleaded is rare enough in most petrol stations here, and in the south, jesus, if you can find a pump your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 02:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,851
Not so fond of the interior, but the exterior is...

Not so fond of the interior, but the exterior is excellent.

Give it black mesh instead of silver mesh and it would almost look factory.

Would be a popular body kit of he put it into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 16:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,392
I know of a few owners locally who have destroyed...

I know of a few owners locally who have destroyed auto boxes in our 75s but not heeding the advice of "coasting" knocking it out of D and into neutral at motorway speeds and constantly down mountain...
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