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Forum: Was it you? 6th June 2019, 16:47
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By Scaramanga
Wedgewood 75 Tourer, Penarth

Seen on Plassey street aroud 14.40

Looked excellent!
Forum: Was it you? 6th June 2019, 16:45
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Scaramanga
Cinamarron green facelift, Penarth

Very nice saloon in very good condition

Passed me on Victoria road around 13.30
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2019, 16:05
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Scaramanga
Is the mod in this area? ...

Is the mod in this area?

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78632&d=1559401423

Above the LSM?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2019, 14:48
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Scaramanga
Thank you Wraymond. Enjoyable read and a...

Thank you Wraymond.

Enjoyable read and a very nice example :cool:

I do like that colour too :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2019, 16:54
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Scaramanga
Yes it was fantastic :D That was 24 years...

Yes it was fantastic :D

That was 24 years ago mind it may have changed a bit :getmecoat:
Forum: Was it you? 24th May 2019, 14:29
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Scaramanga
Gold MK1

Spotted yesterday 24th at Asdas Cardiff.

No club sticker....but a disabled badge on display.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 10:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Scaramanga
I'm half way through one that was started...

I'm half way through one that was started (edit...MANY) weeks ago...been a bit busy.

I will try to finish this week ;)
Forum: Was it you? 11th May 2019, 18:37
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Scaramanga
Parked up behind me

.....nice Moonstone Tourer.

Parked next to my home in Dinas....

Anybody from here?
Forum: Was it you? 10th May 2019, 19:32
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Scaramanga
BRG 75 Saloon Dinas Powys

Seen leaving Dinas headed toward the Merrie Harrier pub, I was going the opposite direction.

Member of here?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Scaramanga
Great read Bob, thanks for an interesting read! :D

Great read Bob, thanks for an interesting read! :D
Forum: Was it you? 29th April 2019, 13:48
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By Scaramanga
Firefrost saloon M5

...headed South at around 11.45.

W reg....member on here?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 17:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Scaramanga
I'm also doing one as I type.... Please...

I'm also doing one as I type....

Please remind me how to submit Inc pictures as I've forgotten:o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2019, 07:41
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks for your insights chaps esp with regard to...

Thanks for your insights chaps esp with regard to reduced visibility :bowdown:

Im leaning toward Bullets as I think they look the dogs danglies :drool4:


If anybody has a pair please let me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2019, 17:03
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Scaramanga
I admire your honesty Brian! ;) I like...

I admire your honesty Brian! ;)


I like people who are unafraid to speak their mind too. There is far too much not wanting to offend anyone or anything these days :o

I'll find some pics and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2019, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks Bri & Andy. I can live with both of...

Thanks Bri & Andy.

I can live with both of those drawbacks....as bullets LOOK great :drool4:

Now does anybody have a tidy pair pretty please? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2019, 15:57
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks for reply! I do have powerfolds - on...

Thanks for reply!

I do have powerfolds - on my facelift. Wondered if my loom/connections are the same?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2019, 15:42
Replies: 15
Views: 891
Posted By Scaramanga
Powerfold bullets

Hello folks

I have a facelift with powerfold mirrors.

My question is if i were to purchase bullet chrome powerfolds to replace are they simply plug and play?

Or are the looms/connectors...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 20:29
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Scaramanga
There are far more expensive enjoyments in...

There are far more expensive enjoyments in life....smiles per miles! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 19:38
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Scaramanga
Its been peeled off:getmecoat: (...and thats...

Its been peeled off:getmecoat:

(...and thats when I killed him, your honour...)

No more bad jokes I promise ;)
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2019, 18:50
Replies: 15
Views: 301
Posted By Scaramanga
Happy belated Birthday!

Happy belated Birthday!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 17:49
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Scaramanga
Haha..didnt see that :eek: My brain must...

Haha..didnt see that :eek:

My brain must have filted that for safety reasons :D

Here is Jimmy on Top Gear talking of his 75 ownership...

https://youtu.be/7C9gNNlYJUA @ the 2 minute 16 second...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 17:31
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Scaramanga
Seen as banana is in the paint shop getting some...

Seen as banana is in the paint shop getting some TLC, he should temporarily be renamed Banana Split

:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 17:26
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Scaramanga
Later watching the extras of The Office, a clip...

Later watching the extras of The Office, a clip is shown of Ricky Gervais been giving a tour of locations by Jimmy Carr in his 75 :cool:

Interior shots only and they dont last long :o
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By Scaramanga
Spotted

Has anybody noticed this 75 before?

In the background of The Office

Bit blurred but best image I could get :o
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2019, 18:15
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Scaramanga
Perhaps there is more than one Jules :eek: ...

Perhaps there is more than one Jules :eek:

Its def him LOL at least its the one I met before :D

This is my third visit, each time the 75 has left in a far superior condition to which it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2019, 09:06
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Scaramanga
We stayed in Conwy (left the kids at home but not...

We stayed in Conwy (left the kids at home but not alone) which is a lovely place to visit as is Colwyn bay beach!

Lots to do locally and a great break away as you say!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2019, 08:35
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By Scaramanga
A Thank you to Jules

I have just returned from sunny Conwy having dropped my newly acquired 75 Tourer off to Jules for some much needed TLC

And a good job too as a few current issues dealt with and a few potential...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2019, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Scaramanga
Great write up thank you!

Great write up thank you!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 15:21
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By Scaramanga
The car belonged and was loaned for filming by...

The car belonged and was loaned for filming by forum member Peckster123 if I recall correctly! ;)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=208502&page=9

Havent seen the film yet but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2019, 14:05
Replies: 54
Views: 3,488
Posted By Scaramanga
Wow. Very interested in the full month set...

Wow.

Very interested in the full month set up.

Well done on your hard work....

Watching with interest!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2019, 08:35
Replies: 31
Views: 1,656
Posted By Scaramanga
Haha :D Good job this isnt a caption contest...

Haha :D

Good job this isnt a caption contest (quickly puts handkerchief in mouth) or this thread will be quickly closed :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2019, 20:47
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By Scaramanga
A very enjoyable read Jim, thanks! :D

A very enjoyable read Jim, thanks! :D
Forum: Was it you? 21st February 2019, 10:16
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By Scaramanga
Silver 75

Heading into Butetown Tuesday...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2019, 11:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Scaramanga
@Reebs, PM sent ;) It would be great to keep...

@Reebs, PM sent ;)

It would be great to keep this going - it give members a chance to show case their car.

Personally I really enjoy the write ups that people have done and would suggest if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2019, 21:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Scaramanga
Quite like the interior. ...

Quite like the interior.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=77090&d=1550265636

Esp the dials :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2019, 21:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Scaramanga
But does it come in Lagoon?! ...

But does it come in Lagoon?!

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=77089&d=1550265537
Forum: Was it you? 30th January 2019, 19:56
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By Scaramanga
Cinerammon Green Penarth

Seen headed down past the beefeater toward the roundabout this morning :cool:
Forum: Was it you? 16th January 2019, 20:27
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Scaramanga
I have sent you a PM :}

I have sent you a PM :}
Forum: Was it you? 14th January 2019, 17:36
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Scaramanga
Dark grey Facelift

Parked up by the buildings next to Coconuts play centre Barry.

I do like that colour ;)
Forum: Was it you? 14th January 2019, 17:34
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Scaramanga
Hello! It was def a facelift. Congrats...

Hello!

It was def a facelift.

Congrats on your new purchase :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2019, 17:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,005
Posted By Scaramanga
Hmmmmm Bit of an aquired taste :o ...

Hmmmmm

Bit of an aquired taste :o

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76777&d=1547486858

Worse cars out there IMHO.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2019, 19:49
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Scaramanga
My passenger side airbag section of the wood dash...

My passenger side airbag section of the wood dash has quite a significant scratch but it still looks better than the plastic light oak IMHO ;)

However I am watching for a replacement :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2019, 18:25
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By Scaramanga
Compliments

Just leaving Asda and returning to my 75 which was parked a fair distance from the store (to avoid door dings ;) )

I was stopped by a chap who asked "Is that your lovely car?"

20 minutes later...
Forum: Was it you? 8th January 2019, 18:19
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Scaramanga
Navy 75 Penarth

.....town centre, didnt have a smiley plate ;)

Any member here?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 20:05
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Scaramanga
Sorry I misread your post re facelift :duh:

Sorry I misread your post re facelift :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2019, 18:46
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By Scaramanga
Did mine last month and it looks so much better....

Did mine last month and it looks so much better. Its the second dash Ive replaced in my cars and thoroughly recommend it.

I noticed these are becoming rarer as is most 75 stuff on eBay compared...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 18:04
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Scaramanga
What with all this blowing, fluffing and your...

What with all this blowing, fluffing and your username, there has to be a joke in there somewhere :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 18:00
Replies: 17
Views: 991
Posted By Scaramanga
Haha.... Its been know to help on airplanes too...

Haha.... Its been know to help on airplanes too :D

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76700&d=1546883950
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 17:44
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Scaramanga
How about this one in our members cars for sale...

How about this one in our members cars for sale section?

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=290801

Looks good ;)
Forum: Was it you? 6th January 2019, 15:10
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By Scaramanga
Silver 75 facelift Penarth

Seen approaching Windsor Rd, yesterday

Anybody on here? ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2019, 12:14
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Scaramanga
What a wonderful write up. In spite of the...

What a wonderful write up.

In spite of the curve balls and sadness life throws at us, we pick ourselves up, dust ourselves down and appreciate the things in life that make us happy.

Obviously...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2019, 11:59
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks Dave Happy new year folks :cool:

Thanks Dave

Happy new year folks :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2018, 14:19
Replies: 10,491
Views: 687,410
Posted By Scaramanga
Nothing beyond my expertise :p: so that rules out...

Nothing beyond my expertise :p: so that rules out anything too technical or mechanically delicate like a clutch for example...:getmecoat:

Simply stuck on some 2 litre torpedo badges to frosty...
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 16:20
Replies: 41
Views: 2,242
Posted By Scaramanga
Hello, I'm just down the road from you in Dinas...

Hello, I'm just down the road from you in Dinas Powys!

I never find my vision dazzled by peoples fog lights on.

I do get dazzled by these larger vehicles that have there headlights higher up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 16:11
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By Scaramanga
Not an 'old man's' car but..... A...

Not an 'old man's' car

but.....

A persons mature choice of car.

Forget what others think, thats good advice for lots of things in life.

Welcome to the forum and your mature choice of car!
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 28th December 2018, 22:27
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Scaramanga
Rover porn :xmas-smiley-008:

Rover porn :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2018, 10:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By Scaramanga
I would contact Marinabrian or Phil T4 on here...

I would contact Marinabrian or Phil T4 on here for further advice if I were you.

I'm sure it's not just plug and play it will need a T4 and associated wizardry from one of these two.

Good luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 17:10
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By Scaramanga
Congratulations Paul :D I wish you every...

Congratulations Paul :D

I wish you every success in the role :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2018, 07:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By Scaramanga
Safe journey Bob! :xmas-smiley-008:

Safe journey Bob! :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks! :xmas-smiley-008:

Thanks! :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 14:10
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Scaramanga
Battery/alternator tester

Can anyone please recommend a good car battery / alternator tester?

I know that the diesel batteries take quite a hit this time of year!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 13:57
Replies: 45
Views: 4,377
Posted By Scaramanga
Cool! I would love one of those :drool4: ...

Cool!

I would love one of those :drool4:

Have you wired it to a switch next to the heated seats/cruise as this would make an obvious and excellent place for it?

Sorry ive gone off topic!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 13:45
Replies: 45
Views: 4,377
Posted By Scaramanga
Didnt know you could get a heated windscreen! ...

Didnt know you could get a heated windscreen!

Is this the same design that Ford uses?

My wife's Galaxy has this feature - much better than constantly wiping with a cloth!

Just caught up...
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2018, 13:39
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Scaramanga
Food may be specific to species so yours may be...

Food may be specific to species so yours may be ok.

They eat the entire dandilion and love the flower, Ours avoid poisonous plants such as dafodil.

However much to my annoyance they ate all my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 13:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By Scaramanga
Im liking the 'warp factor' talk :icon_lol: ...

Im liking the 'warp factor' talk :icon_lol:

Although a sad tour, im sure you'll enjoy the driving part, whatever warp factor you'll be travelling at :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 13:09
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By Scaramanga
Plonker! Do you have it on cam? Post...

Plonker!

Do you have it on cam?

Post here https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=211452
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2018, 13:06
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Scaramanga
They will at those dandilions in no time! We take...

They will at those dandilions in no time! We take a food bag out wherever we go and collect any dandilions for them as they are greedy buggers.

Not sure about broccoli but def know they can't have...
Forum: Was it you? 20th December 2018, 11:21
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Scaramanga
Hello! If it were she had different plates...

Hello!

If it were she had different plates :icon_question:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76539&d=1545251664

Plate started with a B :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2018, 18:33
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Scaramanga
Burt looks great! Hope you get this damn...

Burt looks great!

Hope you get this damn leak sorted. If Rover had built submarines........:getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2018, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Scaramanga
The 'old mans gold' 'GOLDY' was sold to a forum...

The 'old mans gold' 'GOLDY' was sold to a forum member but he was T Boned by an idiot and sadly she was written off I believe. I saw a pic of her afterward she looked awful - all that care she was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2018, 18:12
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By Scaramanga
Most of my wife's 'cooking' ends up as...

Most of my wife's 'cooking' ends up as carcinogenic crud, so that makes our dishwasher toxic too :getmecoat:

Maybe I can get her remapped?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2018, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Scaramanga
Found one link to a thread that suggested this...

Found one link to a thread that suggested this possibility

Reply #3
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=262575

Im pretty sure I can recall some discussion on this before...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2018, 17:47
Replies: 54
Views: 3,017
Posted By Scaramanga
It made me make an involuntary noise. No not...

It made me make an involuntary noise.

No not that one :flushed:

It was like this...

Wooooooohoooooooooooowhoaaa

Seriously though its not like a Bugatti Veyron, but I was very impressed...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2018, 17:40
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By Scaramanga
:birthday: Have a good un! :xmas-smiley-008:

:birthday:

Have a good un! :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2018, 16:29
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By Scaramanga
We have two spur thighed tortoises, named George...

We have two spur thighed tortoises, named George and Victor (after a certain Mr Meldrew)

They are remarkably quick on a hot day and very sneaky, they like to bite toes!

We have in the past used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2018, 16:09
Replies: 16
Views: 933
Posted By Scaramanga
Nice one - will you be in danger for using the...

Nice one - will you be in danger for using the dishwasher to clean the EGR?

Wife bypass may be in order :eek:

It will feel even better when remapped!

Can't wait to get my current one sorted...
Forum: Was it you? 19th December 2018, 16:05
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By Scaramanga
Firefrost facelift saloon, Penarth

I was behind in my identically excellent coloured tourer headed toward the bay.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2018, 22:45
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Scaramanga
This is the one I spotted in Fuerteventura ...

This is the one I spotted in Fuerteventura

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=63060&d=1478718353

Georgeous colour :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2018, 21:49
Replies: 31
Views: 725
Posted By Scaramanga
Many Happy Returns ! :birthday::birthday:

Many Happy Returns !

:birthday::birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2018, 21:34
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Scaramanga
Nice. I've only seen this colour once in the...

Nice.

I've only seen this colour once in the flesh whilst in holiday in the Canaries and I like it.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76533&d=1545168786

Not to...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th December 2018, 19:23
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Scaramanga
I now have a set of CDT 2.0 I would prefer 2...

I now have a set of CDT 2.0

I would prefer 2 Litre if anybody has any for sale?

Have noticed on return to Rover ownership how much the parts available on eBay have deminished!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2018, 18:59
Replies: 346
Views: 25,965
Posted By Scaramanga
Is this thread still going? 349926 /...

Is this thread still going?

349926 / Scaramanga / ROVER / TOURER / 2.0 CDTi / MANUAL / Conn SE


Pls remove 303284 as I believe she has now been written off :(
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2018, 18:37
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By Scaramanga
A sharp "You're welcome!" is how I respond to...

A sharp "You're welcome!" is how I respond to these people.

It sometimes gets you a "Oh, I'm sorry, thanks!"

Othertimes it'll be a look that could kill.



Thanks for this thread by the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2018, 16:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,235
Posted By Scaramanga
Excellent example! Your patience has paid...

Excellent example!

Your patience has paid off :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2018, 16:49
Replies: 10,491
Views: 687,410
Posted By Scaramanga
Fitted a new luggage cover handle for my...

Fitted a new luggage cover handle for my tourer...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76489&d=1544978859

This is a BMW part but is identical. The previous one had...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th December 2018, 16:46
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Scaramanga
Arrived yesterday and fitted today, thanks!...

Arrived yesterday and fitted today, thanks! :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2018, 18:37
Replies: 41
Views: 3,026
Posted By Scaramanga
You are going to have to get an apprentice Jules!...

You are going to have to get an apprentice Jules!

Otherwise when I pop up with frosty I'm going to remove all hooks I see to prevent you hanging your clogs anywhere ;) :p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2018, 18:29
Replies: 41
Views: 3,026
Posted By Scaramanga
Catching up with members...

Hi Leon

Been off the forum for a while as I no longer owned a 75 :(

But finances are better now and I'm happy to be behind the wheel of a 75 once again.

I'm glad to hear youve finally had a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 17:50
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Scaramanga
I had the same problem but was resolved as above...

I had the same problem but was resolved as above but with the use of heat shrink after trying a few different things including straws ;)

All discussed in this post...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 17:57
Replies: 34
Views: 1,842
Posted By Scaramanga
This guy is prepared! ...

This guy is prepared!

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76462&d=1544637375

Upon parking he drops them all around his car :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 16:53
Replies: 34
Views: 1,842
Posted By Scaramanga
Ive seen people ding others cars and not even...

Ive seen people ding others cars and not even give a single glance at what they have done :mad:

Trouble is most folk now essentially rent 'their' car as they want the latest model. Gone are the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2018, 16:14
Replies: 299
Views: 93,981
Posted By Scaramanga
Hi Artic, My passenger footwel was dry when...

Hi Artic,

My passenger footwel was dry when checking it prior to purchase, but there is some water there now.

Trouble is its been non stop rain for a few weeks down here :(

I will follow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 13:16
Replies: 10,491
Views: 687,410
Posted By Scaramanga
Today I removed the light oak plastic dash and...

Today I removed the light oak plastic dash and replaced it with a walnut real wood one.

Fairly straightforward job a bit fiddly at times but well worth it :xmas-smiley-008:
...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th December 2018, 21:04
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Scaramanga
Walnut real wood steering wheel

....with radio and cruise controls.

Needs to be ash grey trim or would consider black trim with real wood. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Items Wanted 11th December 2018, 21:00
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks folks, much appeciated! :xmas-smiley-008: ...

Thanks folks, much appeciated! :xmas-smiley-008:

Ordered :icon_lol:
Forum: Items Wanted 11th December 2018, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Scaramanga
Do you know if this is the same as on our cars?

Do you know if this is the same as on our cars?
Forum: Items Wanted 11th December 2018, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Scaramanga
Thank you ! Ordered! Well spotted sir.

Thank you !

Ordered!

Well spotted sir.
Forum: Items Wanted 10th December 2018, 21:01
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Scaramanga
Handle for Tourer luggage cover

Anyone have one for sale pls?

Mine has snapped clean off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2018, 20:36
Replies: 35
Views: 2,261
Posted By Scaramanga
God I love Serpents :drool4::drool4: ...

God I love Serpents :drool4::drool4:


https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76420&d=1544444433

Look the dogs danglies :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2018, 20:15
Replies: 10,491
Views: 687,410
Posted By Scaramanga
As it has finally stopped raining I decided to...

As it has finally stopped raining I decided to remove the scuttle clips etc to finallly check my plenem drains on my recent purchase.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2018, 20:54
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Scaramanga
Ive used this product before with excellent...

Ive used this product before with excellent results.

Beware the tape is not sufficient enough to stop the discs from cutting through and damaging your paintwork around the lamps. I would use...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2018, 19:52
Replies: 20
Views: 2,899
Posted By Scaramanga
I had water also comng in through a incorrectly...

I had water also comng in through a incorrectly fitted clutch pedal gromet!

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=217521

This one is easy to check....and put it in correctly!
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2018, 19:13
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By Scaramanga
Please take note of this if you already haven't...

Please take note of this if you already haven't seen it....

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=106447

Thank goodness I had as my battery failed a few years back and Im sure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2018, 19:09
Replies: 20
Views: 2,899
Posted By Scaramanga
Mine got in through the boot seal, filled the...

Mine got in through the boot seal, filled the wheel well then the overflowed from there into the rear passenger footwell! (but bizzarely only one side - go figure!)

All because I used to park...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 5th December 2018, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By Scaramanga
Beautiful example I have much to do to catch...

Beautiful example

I have much to do to catch up!

Nice photography too!
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2018, 18:47
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Scaramanga
I agree but I also blame my heavy footwear...

I agree but I also blame my heavy footwear too....

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76378&d=1544035585

I really must get some new shoes :lipsrsealed:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2018, 18:31
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Scaramanga
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76372&d=1543937431

I certainly don't know what they are....enlarged to help :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2018, 18:28
Replies: 29
Views: 2,155
Posted By Scaramanga
I used some this week... I'm sure she feels...

I used some this week...

I'm sure she feels better to drive, smoother & better acceleration and dare I say it.....quieter.

Might just all be in my mind though :icon_rolleyes:

I will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2018, 18:18
Replies: 10,491
Views: 687,410
Posted By Scaramanga
Replaced my broken cigar/cigarette (delete as...

Replaced my broken cigar/cigarette (delete as appropriate) lighter that had imploded into many many bits when I had gently inserted a USB adapter for my dash cam and satnav.

I sourced the entire...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2018, 17:58
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Scaramanga
I certainly missed driving a 75 only having...

I certainly missed driving a 75 only having access to the wife's Galaxy for the better part of two years :lipsrsealed:

Everytime I passed one reminded me how much I missed mine and wished I had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2018, 17:53
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Scaramanga
Few dry days.......only a couple of months to go...

Few dry days.......only a couple of months to go then :icon_lol:

Just noticed my undertray is hanging loose, so Im waiting for a dry day too.
Forum: Was it you? 5th December 2018, 17:48
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Scaramanga
Hahaha. Im actually outside your house right...

Hahaha.

Im actually outside your house right now ! :xmas-smiley-008:

LOL

Note to self....
Forum: Was it you? 4th December 2018, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Scaramanga
Wedgewood 75 saloon Penarth

Forum member?

Passed you around 3.30ish :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 17:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By Scaramanga
:eek: Someone has given their right arm for...

:eek: Someone has given their right arm for it....

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76374&d=1543944826
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 17:29
Replies: 18
Views: 1,439
Posted By Scaramanga
The seats look ok but I too would rather have the...

The seats look ok but I too would rather have the standard.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76373&d=1543944451
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2018, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Scaramanga
Never heard of this... It was freezing this...

Never heard of this...

It was freezing this morning, has your plenem water turned to a large block of ice?

I jest of course...


Hopefully someone can be helpful unlike me!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2018, 08:34
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
If correct then mine should be constantly live. ...

If correct then mine should be constantly live.

Once repaired I guess I will soon find out :xmas-smiley-008:

Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 08:30
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Im undecided at the moment but this is my...

Im undecided at the moment but this is my concern. I also am not overly enthralled with the look of them.

They also scape my sloping driveway which is quite steep.

However reading the opinions...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd December 2018, 21:28
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Scaramanga
No longer required folks.

No longer required folks.
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd December 2018, 21:26
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Scaramanga
Walnut 5 hole switch cover

Has anyone got one for sale please?

Lee
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2018, 21:23
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
I guess the obvious answer is suck it and see!!! ...

I guess the obvious answer is suck it and see!!!

Thanks for replies everyone - once ive replaced the part and wired it in ill test it as it may or may not be permanently live.

Thanks once...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2018, 21:11
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks for reply. Does that mean any device...

Thanks for reply.

Does that mean any device connected will drain the battery?

Such as iPod/SatNav etc?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2018, 21:07
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks! Obviously I don't want my battery...

Thanks!

Obviously I don't want my battery drained espescially at this time of year!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2018, 19:35
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
So all three connectors can be clipped in place...

So all three connectors can be clipped in place with needle nose pliers?

East (obvious actually :duh:) when you know how :bowdown:

Thank you!


PS is it always live when ignition off?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2018, 19:24
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Scaramanga
Cigar lighter

I'd like an expert to clarify if this is always live on a Facelift 75 please?

Need to know as using it for SatNav etc

Also....

My lighter port fell to bits upon inserting a device and is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 18:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Same here Cliff. If I keep them a good...

Same here Cliff.

If I keep them a good blasting with my pressure washer it will be!

Thanks ;)
Forum: Was it you? 3rd December 2018, 18:43
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Scaramanga
Well Hello anyway! :xmas-smiley-008:

Well Hello anyway! :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 15:42
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Do yours ever have crud behind them? and if so,...

Do yours ever have crud behind them? and if so, what do you do/use to keep the bodywork tip top?

Tips gratefully recieved (if I keep them on)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 15:32
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Just had a peak behind them....loads of crud...

Just had a peak behind them....loads of crud :nastypc:

Screw heads well rusted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 15:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
:laughing2: I have heard of bankrupcy by...

:laughing2:

I have heard of bankrupcy by Rover but never suicide.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 13:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks for info guys.. Im leaning more...

Thanks for info guys..

Im leaning more toward removing them.

Better get some mole grips by the sound of it :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 11:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,832
Posted By Scaramanga
Mud flaps pros & cons

I'm not too keen myself.

Worry about them being a rust trap too...

I would appreciate your opinions folks :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 08:38
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Scaramanga
Exactly! Whenever I've sold a car on I have...

Exactly!

Whenever I've sold a car on I have always done my best to ensure problems are sorted.... It helps SELL the car funnily enough :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 21:08
Replies: 11
Views: 839
Posted By Scaramanga
Appears to be a bargain....

....on the bay of fleas

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F173671830343
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 16:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By Scaramanga
Rodious, should by Nauseous.

Rodious, should by Nauseous.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 16:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,718
Posted By Scaramanga
Yes, this piece of advice from Russ saved my...

Yes, this piece of advice from Russ saved my bacon (and a small fortune) a few years back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 1,145
Posted By Scaramanga
I love how 'modern' cars continue to make our...

I love how 'modern' cars continue to make our 75/ZTs look amazing.

I wouldn't be seen dead in that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Scaramanga
Not very well 'valeted' either.... Look at...

Not very well 'valeted' either....

Look at the missed patch behind the front wheel!

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=76352&d=1543765065

Still...may be a diamond...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2018, 15:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,867
Posted By Scaramanga
Looks very nice. The feature I like the...

Looks very nice.

The feature I like the most...greater rear leg room!

Stop the little munchkins kicking the back of my seat!
...
Forum: Was it you? 1st December 2018, 13:59
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Scaramanga
Light blue 75 Dinas Powys

....just at the lights by the church..

Appeared to be a young guy wearing a cap.

Are you on here?

Nice to see young folk driving a QUALITY motor :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 21:08
Replies: 31
Views: 15,139
Posted By Scaramanga
Have received mine :D Thankyou

Have received mine :D

Thankyou
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2018, 20:38
Replies: 26
Views: 524
Posted By Scaramanga
Happy Birthday :birthday:

Happy Birthday

:birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,130
Posted By Scaramanga
Congrats.... :wantpics:

Congrats....

:wantpics:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 17:11
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Scaramanga
Interesting historical reasons for the Uk driving...

Interesting historical reasons for the Uk driving on the left...

I didnt know that....but is he right or just joking?
Forum: Events and Meets 29th November 2018, 20:59
Replies: 211
Views: 13,043
Posted By Scaramanga
I'll be attending with the wife, two teenagers...

I'll be attending with the wife, two teenagers and the youngest :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2018, 20:47
Replies: 177
Views: 14,565
Posted By Scaramanga
Haha, I did wonder :p:

Haha, I did wonder :p:
Forum: Items Wanted 27th November 2018, 22:30
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Scaramanga
Light oak 5 hole switch cover

As above, none on FleaBay that I can see.....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2018, 21:47
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Scaramanga
......thinking more......now tempted.....:cool: ;)

......thinking more......now tempted.....:cool: ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2018, 21:46
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Scaramanga
:cool: ......thinking......:p:

:cool:

......thinking......:p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2018, 21:31
Replies: 11
Views: 578
Posted By Scaramanga
Thanks Mick, I thought it would probably not be...

Thanks Mick, I thought it would probably not be worth the effort!

Think I'll leave well alone :cool:

Thanks for the help! :bowdown:
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