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Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 28th September 2019, 11:11
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By timspencer
Thanks Vic I have a new job working for a...

Thanks Vic

I have a new job working for a local Toyota dealer on October 14th
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 27th September 2019, 21:21
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By timspencer
Thatís fine The address is TL Darby Mg...

Thatís fine

The address is

TL Darby Mg
New Street
Burton on Trent
Staffs
De143qw
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 26th September 2019, 12:39
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By timspencer
Undertrays

I have two V6 undertrays in used condition free to collector

However they need to be gone by Monday or they will end up in the skip

Thanks
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 4th September 2019, 13:00
Replies: 38
Views: 10,671
Posted By timspencer
A basic BMW 3 series was similar spec

A basic BMW 3 series was similar spec
Forum: Was it you? 4th September 2019, 12:58
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By timspencer
Your very local to me then, I've seen that car...

Your very local to me then, I've seen that car before around Swadlincote

Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 11:15
Replies: 239
Views: 18,870
Posted By timspencer
To raise a very old thread This is S548AOX,...

To raise a very old thread

This is S548AOX, or it was, pewter grey 2.0 V6, shame

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F223538476236...
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd August 2019, 10:44
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By timspencer
cd changer yet again!

What is it with the alpine CD Changers on earlier cars?

The 3rd one has now failed on my S1 car with factory hi line NAV

Anyone got one that works!

Thanks
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2019, 13:58
Replies: 90
Views: 6,762
Posted By timspencer
Went to this last year, was a great show. ...

Went to this last year, was a great show.

Sadly cant make it this year
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th June 2019, 15:12
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Bump, is this meet due to start again?

Bump, is this meet due to start again?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th May 2019, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By timspencer
I was there, albeit in my works capacity with MG...

I was there, albeit in my works capacity with MG Motor, great turn out if a little cold
Forum: Events and Meets 20th April 2019, 11:46
Replies: 35
Views: 3,420
Posted By timspencer
me, I never miss, and working for MG means I get...

me, I never miss, and working for MG means I get the day off as its "work"
Forum: Events and Meets 17th April 2019, 13:43
Replies: 135
Views: 16,768
Posted By timspencer
It was a bit cold but what a great turn out, over...

It was a bit cold but what a great turn out, over 100 75's/ZT's easily!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2019, 16:26
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By timspencer
I would get an advisory every year for the SD1...

I would get an advisory every year for the SD1 having a slight oil leak, its been like that since 1998, last year it was missing, I did check to ensure it had some in!:D
Forum: Events and Meets 8th April 2019, 16:22
Replies: 135
Views: 16,768
Posted By timspencer
Fingers crossed the weathers looking OK!

Fingers crossed the weathers looking OK!
Forum: NAC & SAIC 1st April 2019, 12:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By timspencer
As a Mg sales manager I do get asked all the...

As a Mg sales manager I do get asked all the time, when will we get a 2 door sports car, when will we get a sports saloon....

Unfortunately the 6 was a flop, mainly due to people have moved...
Forum: Events and Meets 1st April 2019, 11:06
Replies: 135
Views: 16,768
Posted By timspencer
So the 75 club has its own parking area? ...

So the 75 club has its own parking area?

I shall begin polishing.
Forum: Events and Meets 1st April 2019, 10:21
Replies: 25
Views: 3,800
Posted By timspencer
What a shame Also the decade parking...

What a shame

Also the decade parking enforcements were a real pain, :duh:

A 1999 75 and a 2001 75 were not allowed to park together unless you were on a club stand....this raised a few...
Forum: Events and Meets 1st April 2019, 09:37
Replies: 211
Views: 18,527
Posted By timspencer
Sorry we missed this, unfortunately I have a...

Sorry we missed this, unfortunately I have a mother in law who is very ill with cancer and was in hospital plus our elderly dog has just started having Epileptic fits at the age of 13 so had to stay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2019, 17:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By timspencer
My cars lives a pampered life, its garaged and...

My cars lives a pampered life, its garaged and doesn't get much use.

I will be replacing the suspension arms and front top mounts in due course.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2019, 16:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By timspencer
Sorry for the delay, She's been tucked back...

Sorry for the delay,

She's been tucked back away in the barn since the MOT, out yesterday to finally have the factory rear sensors replaced with new aftermarket ones.

They work and look really...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 20th March 2019, 16:43
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Do we have a date?

Do we have a date?
Forum: Events and Meets 7th March 2019, 13:18
Replies: 211
Views: 18,527
Posted By timspencer
This is the weekend of the NEC resto show, so...

This is the weekend of the NEC resto show, so wont be able to attend.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th February 2019, 15:12
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Anymore ideas for this one?

Anymore ideas for this one?
Forum: NAC & SAIC 14th February 2019, 11:38
Replies: 38
Views: 5,207
Posted By timspencer
I work for a MG dealer and I am quite excited...

I work for a MG dealer and I am quite excited about this, if the price is reasonable and the range sensible it should do well!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2019, 12:43
Replies: 70
Views: 4,448
Posted By timspencer
Winter blues, I know how you feel, I have ten...

Winter blues, I know how you feel, I have ten cars, all need work, time and money and I cant get motivated.

I sold the Blue 75 for that reason.

Hopefully when the sun comes out and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2019, 11:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By timspencer
Full body mop done and she looks brand new!

Full body mop done and she looks brand new!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2019, 11:28
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By timspencer
There are some pre production test/demo cars out...

There are some pre production test/demo cars out there which are earlier,

UK launch vehicles landed 04/1999

The earliest "production" car being the one in the Heritage Centre which is chassis...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2019, 11:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By timspencer
She Passed

The black beauty passed her MOT with a few small advisories, surface corrosion on the rear suspension and one brake pipe.

So a bit of rust treatment and some shutz is on the menu.

Also...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd January 2019, 12:23
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By timspencer
And mine, mind you he could sleep standing up,...

And mine, mind you he could sleep standing up, actually if sleeping was a Olympic sport he would be a Gold Medal candidate!!
Forum: Events and Meets 7th January 2019, 15:02
Replies: 135
Views: 16,768
Posted By timspencer
We shall be there, in a Rover, or two!

We shall be there, in a Rover, or two!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th December 2018, 18:23
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Byron has kindly agreed to look at the faulty one...

Byron has kindly agreed to look at the faulty one for me
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th December 2018, 13:50
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Either is good for me hopefully I will have...

Either is good for me hopefully I will have working VIS motors by then!
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2018, 13:11
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By timspencer
Neptune Carpet Mat Set (Saloon)

Still after good used or new please, not the full carpet just the mats

No holes but don't mind a bit of dirt :smiley:
Forum: Events and Meets 7th December 2018, 15:59
Replies: 211
Views: 18,527
Posted By timspencer
Count myself, plus 3 please chaps, Hmmm,...

Count myself, plus 3 please chaps,

Hmmm, Petrol or Diesel?
Forum: Social Forum 7th December 2018, 10:42
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By timspencer
Its a tough one especially at this time of year,...

Its a tough one especially at this time of year, they say that the grave is for the living for somewhere to go and remember, but I think we all know Val is never out of your thoughts Bob and...
Forum: Social Forum 7th December 2018, 10:37
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By timspencer
Merry christmas!

May I wish all members a very merry Christmas/happy holidays from Michael, myself, Jack the dog, black beauty and the blue mover (the two 75's! who are both tucked up for winter)

2018 has been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2018, 14:08
Replies: 20
Views: 2,002
Posted By timspencer
A proper good valet would make a difference, as...

A proper good valet would make a difference, as you say that radio is awful!

And a nice set of Meteors or Serpents would lift the car.

oddly for a limo its quite basic! I thought they...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 6th December 2018, 14:04
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Count me in guys, black beauty is in winter...

Count me in guys, black beauty is in winter hibernation and out of MOT, the blue mover is road worthy but depending on the weather I may use a modern MG.

:smiley:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 2nd December 2018, 00:18
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Keep me posted boys, would love to come.

Keep me posted boys, would love to come.
Forum: Events and Meets 26th November 2018, 17:33
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
im on the tele!

im on the tele!
Forum: Events and Meets 17th November 2018, 11:01
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
Trust me to have my eyes shut!:duh:

Trust me to have my eyes shut!:duh:
Forum: NAC & SAIC 15th November 2018, 11:40
Replies: 13
Views: 4,650
Posted By timspencer
I'm sorry to hear that, I work for a Mg dealer...

I'm sorry to hear that, I work for a Mg dealer and will be happy to help any member who have issues with modern MG's.
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2018, 11:05
Replies: 34
Views: 966
Posted By timspencer
Happy Birthday Andy!

Happy Birthday Andy!
Forum: Events and Meets 12th November 2018, 09:33
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
Thanks for letting me join in the fun this year! ...

Thanks for letting me join in the fun this year!

I really didn’t want it to end.

Special mention to Paul, Christopher and Peter for all their hard work.

The stand and cars looked superb and...
Forum: Events and Meets 23rd October 2018, 16:25
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
All good, green club t shirt and sweater ordered...

All good, green club t shirt and sweater ordered and polishing has begun!
Forum: Events and Meets 22nd October 2018, 17:04
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
Reebs can you update me on what the plan is...

Reebs can you update me on what the plan is please!

Thanks
Forum: Items Wanted 20th September 2018, 13:46
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By timspencer
Neptune Blue

Set of genuine carpets please new or good used?

Also is Neptune blue scuff-master or such like available please

Thanks
Forum: Events and Meets 20th September 2018, 12:42
Replies: 111
Views: 3,932
Posted By timspencer
Looking forward to it guys, paintwork booked as...

Looking forward to it guys, paintwork booked as is a full professional valet beforehand! (I'm good but it needs to look top draw)

Does anyone know if they do Neptune blue leather colouring?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2018, 13:26
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By timspencer
jack and tool kit

Hi Guys

Are they different for cars with full size wheels and with space savers?

Thanks
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 20th August 2018, 16:44
Replies: 16
Views: 2,091
Posted By timspencer
I'm a bit out of the loop, have you bought...

I'm a bit out of the loop, have you bought Derek's old car from Lillian?

if so, well done.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 27th July 2018, 16:38
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Took me 2.5 hours to get home as the M42 was shut...

Took me 2.5 hours to get home as the M42 was shut north bound due to a crashed UPS lorry....spent over an hour with the engine off surrounded by trucks....

Got home just before midnight, thank god...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 25th July 2018, 22:11
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
My mate who is as ex 75 Owner will be going me if...

My mate who is as ex 75 Owner will be going me if thatís ok, heís off work with a back problem so do him good to get out.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 24th July 2018, 16:52
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Great see you then...Ö.

Great see you then...Ö.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 23rd July 2018, 14:53
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
This Thursday? Yes me.

This Thursday?


Yes me.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 22nd July 2018, 13:22
Replies: 154
Views: 12,304
Posted By timspencer
What a great show, some lovely car and it was...

What a great show, some lovely car and it was blinking hot

For the first time in 21 years the Sd1 won a prize!

See you all a BL DAY
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 21st July 2018, 09:22
Replies: 37
Views: 2,866
Posted By timspencer
Sadly I'm working.

Sadly I'm working.
Forum: Items Wanted 16th July 2018, 20:47
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By timspencer
I need one for my S plate!

I need one for my S plate!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 13th July 2018, 16:43
Replies: 154
Views: 12,304
Posted By timspencer
See you tomorrow! I will be in the SD1 but will...

See you tomorrow! I will be in the SD1 but will come and say hello.
Forum: Events and Meets 4th July 2018, 13:07
Replies: 25
Views: 3,800
Posted By timspencer
BL DAY AUGUST 5th 2018

http://www.bmcblrally.co.uk/

Always a great show and the sun is always shining

Anything BL/Rover/MG etc is welcome
Forum: Events and Meets 4th July 2018, 13:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,358
Posted By timspencer
East Kirby Rover Rally July 14th 2018

Copied from the website

Mid Lincs Rover Club Rally is back on in 2018
We have been contacted by numerous people that they were so disappointed to hear our 2017 rally was potentially the last....
Forum: Events and Meets 4th July 2018, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By timspencer
Yes sorry Jim, so much to see and so many people ...

Yes sorry Jim, so much to see and so many people

A glorious day and a great show.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 11th June 2018, 17:02
Replies: 28
Views: 8,750
Posted By timspencer
due next year mate, one of each.

due next year mate, one of each.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 11th June 2018, 09:38
Replies: 28
Views: 8,750
Posted By timspencer
I work for MG Motor UK and overall I am happy...

I work for MG Motor UK and overall I am happy with the cars, they are great value and well equipped, we must remember MG Rover and MG Motor are different companies.

No chance of building them...
Forum: NAC & SAIC 10th June 2018, 20:45
Replies: 28
Views: 8,750
Posted By timspencer
Thatís the gs replacement, due spring 2019

Thatís the gs replacement, due spring 2019
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2018, 20:17
Replies: 25
Views: 2,420
Posted By timspencer
Hi dawn. I have a spare grille, bumper,...

Hi dawn.

I have a spare grille, bumper, headlamps and bonnet, wrong colour but if you want them you can have them free if that helps
All from a cowley car.
Forum: Items Wanted 10th June 2018, 20:14
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By timspencer
Neptune blue dye

My driver seat is a little worn in places.

Iíve cleaned and fed it but could do with some colour.

Anyone know if itís available

Thanks
Forum: Events and Meets 3rd June 2018, 11:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By timspencer
BL LBMC ROVER SHOW JULY 1st

https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/events/the-bmc-and-leyland-show
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2018, 14:45
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By timspencer
85000 in 11 years isn't high mileage!

85000 in 11 years isn't high mileage!
Forum: Was it you? 16th May 2018, 14:05
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By timspencer
Silver High Spec ZT

Nice plate, I spotted xenons, full black leather and a sunroof

Looks like it needs a good clean....

Spotted in Littleover Derby
Forum: Events and Meets 8th May 2018, 12:55
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
Well the weather couldnt be better, shame about...

Well the weather couldnt be better, shame about the M25!

A great day out, thanks to all those who had a part in it.

Was lovely to see everyone.
Forum: Events and Meets 6th May 2018, 20:08
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
An enjoyable sunny long day, over 7 hours in the...

An enjoyable sunny long day, over 7 hours in the car, 47mpg and never missed a beat...glad we had the aircon regassed!

Thanks to those who organised it.

Was lovely to see Lillian and the Tourer.
Forum: Events and Meets 4th May 2018, 13:07
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
Aircon being regassed and an oil and filter today...

Aircon being regassed and an oil and filter today in readiness (hoping for a nice hot day!)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2018, 10:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,940
Posted By timspencer
Dont let the fuel level get to low Mine did...

Dont let the fuel level get to low

Mine did the exact same thing....thankfully I was only doing 10mph at the time...and up a slow incline

New in tank pump fitted and been fine since.
Forum: Items Wanted 30th April 2018, 18:25
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By timspencer
Will take a picture for you to ensure itís good...

Will take a picture for you to ensure itís good enough.
Forum: Items Wanted 30th April 2018, 14:00
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By timspencer
Nearside Power Fold Bullet Mirror

As per ad, not bothered about what cover is fitted (body colour or chrome) as long as it works and the mirror itself is unbroken.

Please let me know
Forum: Was it you? 30th April 2018, 10:47
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By timspencer
Ahh that must be it! Looks tidy, just dirty!

Ahh that must be it!

Looks tidy, just dirty!
Forum: Events and Meets 30th April 2018, 10:38
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
The weather forecast looks promising too! :}

The weather forecast looks promising too! :}
Forum: Items Wanted 29th April 2018, 20:13
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By timspencer
Ok not far away and I have a complete car, not...

Ok not far away and I have a complete car, not sure how to remove it?
Forum: Items Wanted 29th April 2018, 20:10
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By timspencer
I have a full set of black leather memory seats...

I have a full set of black leather memory seats with embossed headrests in superb condition, from an early car so twin piped and better quality.


Car is located Ashbourne, comes with door cards....
Forum: Events and Meets 29th April 2018, 20:02
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
Great stuff, black beauty will be gleaming!

Great stuff, black beauty will be gleaming!
Forum: Events and Meets 29th April 2018, 15:32
Replies: 285
Views: 35,930
Posted By timspencer
We shall be there, in the black diesel, the V6 is...

We shall be there, in the black diesel, the V6 is still in the naughty garage!
Forum: Was it you? 29th April 2018, 15:28
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By timspencer
T Plate Launch Car in Lichfield

T***LOA, launch spec Connie in wedgewood, driven by a chap in a hat, was towing a small trailer (looks like it needed a wash!)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 23rd April 2018, 20:40
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Yep count me in

Yep count me in
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 21st April 2018, 10:42
Replies: 22
Views: 3,487
Posted By timspencer
Cracking, they sound rather wonderful too!

Cracking, they sound rather wonderful too!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2018, 17:31
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By timspencer
Grumbling Gearbox

S plate is now on the road, and besides an intermittent starting issue its running ok

However I have noticed that the autobox isn't as good as I would like, its "grumbling" and you can feel a...
Forum: Events and Meets 16th April 2018, 17:27
Replies: 310
Views: 36,569
Posted By timspencer
Well she made it to her first show, parked next...

Well she made it to her first show, parked next to a very similar car belonging to my mate, shame about the park being closed...sun was out and some of the cars were great....
Forum: Events and Meets 13th April 2018, 11:47
Replies: 310
Views: 36,569
Posted By timspencer
I expect your right, and i think more like 5...

I expect your right, and i think more like 5 years..... the land is owned by St Modwen and has been for many years evenbefore MGR went pop, 3/4 of what was once there is now gone....a shame but its...
Forum: Events and Meets 13th April 2018, 09:15
Replies: 310
Views: 36,569
Posted By timspencer
The problem is with that is 1, you need...

The problem is with that is

1, you need MG security staff to ensure people behave in an appropriate manner, public liability

2 that the inquisitive amongst the MGR fraternity don't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2018, 12:38
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By timspencer
I've ordered a pair of each for tomorrow, £50 for...

I've ordered a pair of each for tomorrow, £50 for both from the local factors so cant grumble!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2018, 12:02
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By timspencer
But would that car to refuse to fire, then fix it...

But would that car to refuse to fire, then fix it self two hours later?

The car drove ok on light throttle but then wouldn't go again, it wasn't misfiring it just wouldn't fire at all like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2018, 11:23
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By timspencer
V6 Breakdown

Driving to work in the S plate this morning

Car was very hesitant when any kind of acceleration was required, if driven gently it was ok.

Pulled in for fuel and it wouldn't restart, just...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 10th April 2018, 13:39
Replies: 72
Views: 8,567
Posted By timspencer
Hold the phone! where did that come from??? ...

Hold the phone!

where did that come from???

Nice to see another sister car around
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By timspencer
Cheers guys, If I dont the power folds wont...

Cheers guys,

If I dont the power folds wont work? (they dont work anyway as both motors are shot lol.

I may just plug and play for now as im short of time for POL, I will need to be changing...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th April 2018, 12:43
Replies: 47
Views: 7,729
Posted By timspencer
Me and my mate Matt will be in a matching pair of...

Me and my mate Matt will be in a matching pair of early Wedgeys!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 10:42
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By timspencer
Oh thats good then, didnt realise they were on...

Oh thats good then, didnt realise they were on wiring plugs

The only thing is the donor door doesnt have power fold mirrors, where as my car has?

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 10:41
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By timspencer
Shes off to longbridge next week so will keep an...

Shes off to longbridge next week so will keep an eye out on the water level.

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 10:22
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By timspencer
No mate is only noticeable with when you...

No mate is only noticeable with when you accelerate (just had a new waterpump), and is engine related.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 10:19
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By timspencer
Drivers Door Swap

In readiness for POL i shall be swapping the door of the breaker on to the S plate (very badly bent and buckled and unrepairable), they are the same colour code if not a perfect match but will get...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 10:16
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By timspencer
Water Sloshing

Cars bone dry, but since the radiator was changed there is a noticeable noise of water moving around inside the heater matrix, no leaks, the car doesnt overheat and the system is fully bled and the...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 29th March 2018, 11:13
Replies: 72
Views: 8,567
Posted By timspencer
My S plater

My S plater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2018, 10:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By timspencer
TopGear was all scripted, and they were told what...

TopGear was all scripted, and they were told what to say, if you wantch old and new epidodes involving clarkson you will note that his opions seem to be at odds with each other.

Im not a fan...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th March 2018, 13:53
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
Nice to see everyone, thanks to Duncan for...

Nice to see everyone, thanks to Duncan for diagnosing my faulty parking sensor and drivers seat issues...

I can get on them now and the non working headlamp washers

See you all soon!
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd March 2018, 22:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By timspencer
Ive got this, bought it for mine but never needed...

Ive got this, bought it for mine but never needed it
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 23rd March 2018, 22:41
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
Looking forward to seeing you all, Iím not a...

Looking forward to seeing you all, Iím not a mechanic and thankfully asides nonworking headlamp washers and intermittent sensors my car seems to be behaving!

So I will just stand and watch the...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2018, 22:34
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By timspencer
I have Apple Pay on my phone, very useful if like...

I have Apple Pay on my phone, very useful if like me you regularly misplace your wallet!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd March 2018, 15:32
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
we probably wont be there until midday thanks

we probably wont be there until midday thanks
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 21st March 2018, 18:02
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By timspencer
Well still very frustrated but the non working...

Well still very frustrated but the non working horns were my fault, the windows packed up (switch pack) and it was running like a pig....traced down to a split O ring in the fuel rail

CAM...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 21st March 2018, 17:54
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
Well the sun has got his hat on apparently! ...

Well the sun has got his hat on apparently!

See you Sunday, sadly the blue preproduction car wont be ready in time.

So will be in the black diesel which doesn't really need much except non...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th March 2018, 13:09
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
Well lets hope this snow disappears, although...

Well lets hope this snow disappears, although they have given out rain all weekend.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th March 2018, 15:31
Replies: 427
Views: 51,795
Posted By timspencer
It does look well, ZT springs or other? hows the...

It does look well, ZT springs or other? hows the ride.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 16th March 2018, 11:40
Replies: 33
Views: 3,683
Posted By timspencer
See you next Sunday, in the black one sadly not ...

See you next Sunday, in the black one sadly not the blue.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th March 2018, 16:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By timspencer
I'm at that frustrated stage at the moment, lots...

I'm at that frustrated stage at the moment, lots of small niggles, clips breaking, cant get it as I want, I'm hoping soon it will be mended!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2018, 16:45
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By timspencer
Non working windows

Hi Guys

The electric windows have packed up on my early car, none work from any of the switches, the switches themselves illuminate when the lights are on and the power fold function on the...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 14th March 2018, 23:42
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By timspencer
I saw your lovely duotone at Eden camp, it’s...

I saw your lovely duotone at Eden camp, it’s glorious

I collected a donor car at the weekend which is providing a few bits, bodywise it’s much better than the S reg but it’s got rotten sills and a...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 12th March 2018, 16:13
Replies: 427
Views: 51,795
Posted By timspencer
Hi John, She looks well, has it been...

Hi John,

She looks well, has it been lowered or is it my eyes?
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 12th March 2018, 15:21
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By timspencer
Well we are getting there! Mechanically all...

Well we are getting there!

Mechanically all but sorted and MOT booked for Wednesday.

The cost of mechanical parts with everything is getting close to £1000

Interior has had a good scrub,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2018, 14:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By timspencer
As mentioned even if the VIS isnt working it will...

As mentioned even if the VIS isnt working it will run, just albeit be lethargic!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2018, 11:36
Replies: 36
Views: 2,985
Posted By timspencer
That's a real bad thing, and shame on those...

That's a real bad thing, and shame on those involved.
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2018, 11:28
Replies: 65
Views: 3,799
Posted By timspencer
Get well soon!

Get well soon!
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd March 2018, 17:39
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By timspencer
Black Rear Parking Sensors (Saloon)

Need 1 (will take 4) in Raven black, or would except Black Metallic, ideally would like to avoid painting them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2018, 16:06
Replies: 66
Views: 6,134
Posted By timspencer
I was with them years ago, had a cam-belt...

I was with them years ago, had a cam-belt tensioner fail and jump some teeth, it was late, they sent a local recovery guy in rigger boots and hiviz, who didn't seem to have a clue.

he kept...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2018, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By timspencer
That's been on before a couple of times, lovely...

That's been on before a couple of times, lovely car, shame its not a CONN SE!
Forum: Social Forum 23rd February 2018, 18:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By timspencer
The last two times we went the food was terrible...

The last two times we went the food was terrible and the service and general cleanliness not much better.

I personally wouldnt mind if they went bust
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 23rd February 2018, 18:24
Replies: 23
Views: 2,422
Posted By timspencer
I cant really see the different as its so subtle ...

I cant really see the different as its so subtle

Like the old p4/p5 it would need to be quite alot lighter

But for me shes lovely as she is!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd February 2018, 17:03
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
I must have Dropped something on it, sorry guys...

I must have Dropped something on it, sorry guys won’t make it tonight.

Ive had a mega busy week and need a night at home plus rather not drive the black one until it’s mended!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2018, 10:54
Replies: 88
Views: 7,677
Posted By timspencer
There has been huge leaps forward in cars...

There has been huge leaps forward in cars technology over the past 20 years, compare a 20 year old 320 to a new one and the difference is huge and modern diesels have probably had the biggest leaps...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 19th February 2018, 14:31
Replies: 27
Views: 6,918
Posted By timspencer
Ill stick to the original headunit I think with...

Ill stick to the original headunit I think with mine.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th February 2018, 11:08
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Well the black one now has a cracked screen down...

Well the black one now has a cracked screen down to my idiocy! and I doubt the blue one will be back together but I will be there in something!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th February 2018, 13:04
Replies: 129
Views: 11,609
Posted By timspencer
Hope to make it yes, wont be the Cowley car as...

Hope to make it yes, wont be the Cowley car as its still in bits lol!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2018, 13:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,463
Posted By timspencer
That looks lovely, do you know when the belts...

That looks lovely, do you know when the belts were changed?

If not....I would get them done asap.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2018, 12:13
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By timspencer
Thats good to hear, £300 for a years MOT on a 15...

Thats good to hear, £300 for a years MOT on a 15 year old car to me is not excessive!
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th February 2018, 18:41
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By timspencer
Progress! Albeit slowly! Cambelts (it...

Progress!

Albeit slowly!

Cambelts (it was still wearing its originals), tensioners, water pump, thermostat, all fluids, plugs, new rad, filters

the oil was like sludge!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2018, 11:23
Replies: 156
Views: 14,794
Posted By timspencer
And are booked up until mid april....:duh:

And are booked up until mid april....:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2018, 20:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By timspencer
In wonder if the owners never wore leather shoes...

In wonder if the owners never wore leather shoes or belts?

A very good friend of mine is a staunch veggie, we have to use a seperate bbq when cooking veggie burgers so they donít mix...

The...
Forum: Items Wanted 8th February 2018, 21:42
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By timspencer
Got one in the Midlands, free

Got one in the Midlands, free
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2018, 10:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,058
Posted By timspencer
Ill raise my hand, and it pains me to say it as I...

Ill raise my hand, and it pains me to say it as I have worked for a VW dealer for over 15 years, and have to agree the modern diesels aint what they were, EGR and DMF problems are all too apparent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2018, 10:11
Replies: 123
Views: 12,481
Posted By timspencer
As for someone who sells cars all day every day I...

As for someone who sells cars all day every day I am with you on that, very rare you get one that's looks totally different to others and is distinctive....theyre all a bit "samey"

We are...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 2nd February 2018, 17:36
Replies: 12
75
Views: 1,576
Posted By timspencer
Looks like cruise and rear sunblind to me. ...

Looks like cruise and rear sunblind to me.

Love pewter grey!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2018, 22:31
Replies: 51
Views: 4,581
Posted By timspencer
I would fix it, and forget about it, one less...

I would fix it, and forget about it, one less thing to worry about!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2018, 15:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By timspencer
Did mine last week, you need a decent pair of...

Did mine last week, you need a decent pair of grips or clamp to push the caliper pot back and some brought force.

As for the sliders? I removed the slider and the housing as one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2018, 14:37
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By timspencer
Agree on that one Richard, I worked for a Rover...

Agree on that one Richard, I worked for a Rover dealer (2001-2005) so we were entitled to the staff discount scheme, it was cheaper to buy a base model and add options....we bought Mum a new 45...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2018, 14:31
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By timspencer
They are still out there, what a corker!

They are still out there, what a corker!
Forum: V8 Forum 26th January 2018, 15:05
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By timspencer
As the great man said

As the great man said
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2018, 14:43
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By timspencer
I've just done something similar on my car, mines...

I've just done something similar on my car, mines a 98 pre launch, looking at all the pictures from the early cars I cant find any with a logo on so have gone for correct font plain plates like this....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2018, 14:35
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By timspencer
Some cars do pass through a few keepers hands,...

Some cars do pass through a few keepers hands, probably due it high insurance and or fuel economy, bought as a cheap runabout and then realized.

Strange spec, cruise and park sensors, high line...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 26th January 2018, 11:30
Replies: 27
Views: 3,174
Posted By timspencer
I'm not sure about putting a full chrome grille...

I'm not sure about putting a full chrome grille on the preproduction car?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th January 2018, 11:18
Replies: 283
Views: 29,631
Posted By timspencer
Damn, forgot about that!

Damn, forgot about that!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2018, 18:33
Replies: 374
Views: 29,755
Posted By timspencer
001157/timspencer/rover/saloon/2.0kv6auto/Connie/W...

001157/timspencer/rover/saloon/2.0kv6auto/Connie/Wedgwood pearl

(preproduction car)

245784/timspencer/rover/saloon/2.0CDTauto/Conn SE/Raven Black Heritage
Forum: Items Wanted 21st January 2018, 18:14
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By timspencer
Neptune Blue Mats

Anyone got new or used set, dirty is fine but no holes please!

Will pay postage etc
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2018, 15:33
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By timspencer
Extra Connector Plug

Took the door card off the 98 Conn pre production car as its half hanging off and the drivers door solenoid is stuffed.

I've noticed an extra connector plug

The car has power folds and...
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