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Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
i know the search for a working screen is arduous...

i know the search for a working screen is arduous especially the ZT version - took me 2 years to find a working 75 one - ones i have looked at invariably had gaps/breaks in the heater elements -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 13:20
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Failing crank sensor? - when it heats up a...

Failing crank sensor? - when it heats up a failing one will stop working - once it cools off it starts working again. If it is the crank sensor it will fail completely and she wont start. If this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 16:43
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hard wiring a dash camera

Are there any potential pitfalls/glitches i need to know about before hard wiring a dashcam to our cars /:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 22:10
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Try Andy Willi - based at Carcroft - he is on...

Try Andy Willi - based at Carcroft - he is on this site -was a trader on here - try and PM him - if not him he may be able to give you a contact in Donny - i know he got a new job a year or two ago...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Bad luck mate - just remember the liner heights...

Bad luck mate - just remember the liner heights are key - depending if they are proud of the block or not will determine what type of gasket to use -elastomer or MLS.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 21:40
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Go to how many left and select your Car Spec -...

Go to how many left and select your Car Spec - shows how many still on the Road or SORNED.

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/?utf8=%E2%9C%93&q=MG+ZT&commit=Search;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 14:50
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Looks a beaut - like the unusual bluish colour:}

Looks a beaut - like the unusual bluish colour:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2020, 20:46
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Firstly 2 things to bear in mind - HGF on the V6...

Firstly 2 things to bear in mind - HGF on the V6 is a rare event and any sealant is viewed by many as the devils device - causes more problems in the long run than it solves. The line of thought is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2020, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
£470 fully comp with a declared 200 remap on a...

£470 fully comp with a declared 200 remap on a 1.8t from Adrian Flux :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2020, 21:57
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
When my 1.8T has misfired its been coil...

When my 1.8T has misfired its been coil packs/leads failing -last time you could here the crackle of earthing electrical charge when you started the engine with the bonnet up.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2020, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
PM Big Russ at Liversedge nears Huddersfield -...

PM Big Russ at Liversedge nears Huddersfield - has a T4 and is a key expert.:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 18:46
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Suggest you try a different garage as well to get...

Suggest you try a different garage as well to get the filter fitted:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2020, 13:23
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
A variation of the well documented Merc frillies

A variation of the well documented Merc frillies
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2020, 12:41
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Clean the spade connector to your starter motor...

Clean the spade connector to your starter motor before you look at the starter motor itself- its a common issue for 1.8t non starting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2020, 19:28
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Have you tried the key fob re-sync - press the...

Have you tried the key fob re-sync - press the padlock symbol 4 times to re-sync it to the car -worth a try.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2020, 13:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,252
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I got an MG7/Rowe75 one from China off e bay 18...

I got an MG7/Rowe75 one from China off e bay 18 months ago - they do come up occasionally.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2020, 15:00
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
After all the recent rain is your plenum dry -...

After all the recent rain is your plenum dry - your ECU may have taken a shower ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Austin Garages Burton on Trent - MGR specialist. ...

Austin Garages Burton on Trent - MGR specialist.



http://www.austingarages.co.uk/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2019, 14:16
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Could be your alternator - when i had apparent...

Could be your alternator - when i had apparent battery problems it was the alternator - was throwing out AC and running the battery down due to a failing diode - your resting voltage should be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2019, 14:04
Replies: 49
Views: 1,916
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I think it points to loss of contact between the...

I think it points to loss of contact between the sensor and the ECU - have you checked the wiring.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2019, 11:59
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
No expert myself - but the choice of replacement...

No expert myself - but the choice of replacement gasket is critically dependant on the liner heights - how proud they are from the engine block will determine whether an elastometer or MLS gasket is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2019, 13:45
Replies: 34
Views: 1,351
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
As to the gold fan resistor mine failed after 5/6...

As to the gold fan resistor mine failed after 5/6 years - so your fan maybe faulty. Is your dipstick and oil cap still clear - no Mayo?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 17:43
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I would go for this one -the Beige 82c - as...

I would go for this one -the Beige 82c - as fitted to my car by Trikey.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 16:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Nice colour by the way .:smiley:

Nice colour by the way .:smiley:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
After all these years a wet plenum chamber

Driving today i heard the dreaded swooshing of water behind the passenger dash - so opened up the spy hold mod and using an old dipstick to unblock the run off drain - was surprised how long it took...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 11:45
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The KV6 engine is the most tricky of them all...

The KV6 engine is the most tricky of them all when it comes to the coolant filling process - so many folk get airlocks when the official procedure is not followed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2019, 14:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
His inbox maybe full up.

His inbox maybe full up.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2019, 13:11
Replies: 49
Views: 1,916
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Always worth remembering that the MGR Petrol...

Always worth remembering that the MGR Petrol ECU's are sealed and waterproofed - it is only the diesel ECU's that are prone to water damage/ingress.:xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 18:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,553
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Its OK -but the ZT T looks better:smiley:

Its OK -but the ZT T looks better:smiley:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2019, 17:16
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
How to access the cars diagnostics below - this...

How to access the cars diagnostics below - this will give you the actual head temp -the gauge is unreliable - can be anything between 75 and 115 c once you pass 8.54 on the gauge..

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2019, 17:12
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Have you run the on board temperature diagnostic...

Have you run the on board temperature diagnostic to see what temp you are actually reaching - surely if too high your fan should kick in to bring the temp down?

Not a V6 man but so many times...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 16:03
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
There you go -1.70 plus postage. ...

There you go -1.70 plus postage.


https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PAK000050
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 15:59
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The yellow coolant information sticker is still...

The yellow coolant information sticker is still available from Rimmers - original - about a fiver or so -got one earlier this year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 13:39
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I think we are relatively lucky for parts - my...

I think we are relatively lucky for parts - my brother has a 2011 SAAB and despite the fact many GM Vauxhall Insignia parts can be utilised some stuff is just not available at all.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2019, 12:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Drop Big Russ or Marinabrian a PM -they are the...

Drop Big Russ or Marinabrian a PM -they are the key gurus - also might be worth a PM also to Trikey who is South of Norwich - he can also fettle keys to some degree. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 08:23
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Try and get some pictures up.:xmas-smiley-008:

Try and get some pictures up.:xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2019, 19:07
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Worth remembering MGR Petrol ECU's are sealed and...

Worth remembering MGR Petrol ECU's are sealed and waterproof - it is the Diesel ECU which is unsealed and is prone to water ingress and subsequent ECU related issues.:smiley:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 20th December 2019, 19:04
Replies: 82
Views: 3,355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I think mines too quirky for the purist...

I think mines too quirky for the purist :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2019, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Will keep my fingers crossed for you.

Will keep my fingers crossed for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2019, 21:13
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Get the Pics up :xmas-smiley-001:

Get the Pics up :xmas-smiley-001:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2019, 21:11
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Which bit is that - in my 6 years i have had 2...

Which bit is that - in my 6 years i have had 2 non starts - 1. crank sensor failing and 2. spade terminal tacky - so if there is another potential cause.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2019, 21:06
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Try a fob reset place key in door lock and press...

Try a fob reset place key in door lock and press lock or unlock button four times to re-sync the fob, the chip is inside the key hence the physical connection.

Have heard folk say this has...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 15th December 2019, 18:57
Replies: 82
Views: 3,355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Seen the menu - Grilled Halloumi Burger and chips...

Seen the menu - Grilled Halloumi Burger and chips for me please:xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 15th December 2019, 18:54
Replies: 82
Views: 3,355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Put me down as well - will be attending. Is there...

Put me down as well - will be attending. Is there a menu?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 18:01
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Like many i have used Kurust but recently a guy...

Like many i have used Kurust but recently a guy on the boats in Hull said they used Fertan - which i tried on my recently arrived front subframe -was well impressed in its effectiveness.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2019, 19:12
Replies: 45
Views: 2,651
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Can only speak for the 1.8t - but a few years ago...

Can only speak for the 1.8t - but a few years ago my first inkling something not quite right was the 2 speed cooling fan running when the car was parked and engine off - had A leaking IMG.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2019, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The inlet manifold gasket can does fail - an...

The inlet manifold gasket can does fail - an alloy manifold reduces the chances of that happening - you can get one for £40-£50 - if you do - try and get the manifold with its supporting bracket -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2019, 18:37
Replies: 34
Views: 1,351
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Its exhaust gas passing through a failed head...

Its exhaust gas passing through a failed head gasket into the coolant system hoses - if it is suspected that this is happening always worth a good sniff of the coolant tank - if it smells of exhaust...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2019, 21:48
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The 1.8t is a super engine but needs looking...

The 1.8t is a super engine but needs looking after - if me i would swop out the plastic coolant t-piece (LHS behind RAD) and replace with a steel t-piece - swop out the plastic manifold for a metal...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2019, 22:02
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
And these ...

And these
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2019, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Will these fit - £23 on E bay - seems to be a few...

Will these fit - £23 on E bay - seems to be a few stating they fit the 75 V6:}
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2019, 19:05
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
There is a sticker under the rear seat giving the...

There is a sticker under the rear seat giving the spring and shock codes for your car - the backseat is on 2 connections and comes off easily - sometimes a pain to get back in place though. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2019, 18:54
Replies: 16
Views: 870
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The 75 TAIL glass is clear -the ZT tailgate glass...

The 75 TAIL glass is clear -the ZT tailgate glass is a darker tint to match the rear side glass but otherwise all interchangeable - to find a working ZT tourer rear screen ie all heater elements...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 21:55
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Folk in Lincs,Norfolk and Suffolk dont realise...

Folk in Lincs,Norfolk and Suffolk dont realise how lucky you are - he is a topman - by the way i may move further South - since i have known Andy and Debs he has been moving progressively further...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 21:49
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Thats remarkable -wonder what performance it...

Thats remarkable -wonder what performance it gives?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2019, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
P0 300 code

Last couple of days have had hesitation at high revs under load - my diagnostic kit is giving a PO 300 code- it is very intermittent just done nearly 400 miles on motorway and B road in last 3 days...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2019, 17:09
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
There are plenty on E Bay - on this link -albeit...

There are plenty on E Bay - on this link -albeit 2nd hand - only £25:shrug:




https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-MG-ZT-Rear-Suspension-Coil-Spring-Part-RKB101431-RM-Violet-/233187906781
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 18:02
Replies: 2
Views: 404
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Mine did the same -sensors working (you can check...

Mine did the same -sensors working (you can check this by engaging reverse gear with key at pos 2 and listen to the sensors - if they are OK they will be clicking worth checking i think a faulty...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 14:30
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The keys may need a reset place key in door lock...

The keys may need a reset place key in door lock and press lock or unlock button four times to re-sync the fob, the chip is inside the key hence the physical connection.:shrug:

Worth a try - if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 20:21
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Is your dipstick clear ?

Is your dipstick clear ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Drop Big Russ a PM- he is a trader on here and is...

Drop Big Russ a PM- he is a trader on here and is a key expert - he will sort it for you.:} See the traders section he is listed there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 22:04
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I see what you mean - a ZT T 190 14 years old...

I see what you mean - a ZT T 190 14 years old albeit a very low miler over 10,000 euros:eek: even high milers are 3 to 4 times more expensive than here especially in Germany - 27 ZT's by the way on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 19:19
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Cheaper to get a Hans Gauge fitted - £40-£50 -...

Cheaper to get a Hans Gauge fitted - £40-£50 - alarms at 110 and 115 - so you know you have a coolant issue and the engine is overheating - main reason for HGF - they are on E Bay periodically...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 17:34
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I have this one fitted as per recommendation by...

I have this one fitted as per recommendation by other Turbo onwers on this site.

Rover 75 / MG ZT PRT Thermostat -1.8 K Series - PEM100990 / PEL500110 (inc Turbo) 82 degrees.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 16:40
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The turn of speed is really impressive with the...

The turn of speed is really impressive with the remap - but would swop out the plastic manifold for a metal one, ditch the plastic t -piece and replace with a metal one (coolant hose failure point-...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 12:01
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If it has a Kmaps ECU - they put a sticker on the...

If it has a Kmaps ECU - they put a sticker on the ECU - so you should be able to tell from that - strictly its more in the region of 203-205;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 13:00
Replies: 81
Views: 3,255
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
How are your engine mounts ?:shrug:

How are your engine mounts ?:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 12:58
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hence the heat shield around it.

Hence the heat shield around it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 21:06
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I always understood that HGF on the V6/190 was...

I always understood that HGF on the V6/190 was uncommon - have lost count of the number of posts about coolant loss on the V6 which usually concludes O ring failure on the stat/hoses or failure to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 20:51
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Wont be driving it on any road salt :}

Wont be driving it on any road salt :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 20:50
Replies: 29
Views: 2,005
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hi -how do you fix them on - and does the removal...

Hi -how do you fix them on - and does the removal of the existing bonnet cover cause any issues - ie increased noise in the cab? :}

Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 20:51
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Jagutech Hessle - in this weather they keep it...

Jagutech Hessle - in this weather they keep it for 4 days - 2/3 days on ramps with heaters to dry the underside out then the underseal - price has gone up but not much.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 18:27
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
See 5th post by Marinabrian re the orange wires. ...

See 5th post by Marinabrian re the orange wires.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=275675
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 18:13
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Just make sure you have the orange wire that runs...

Just make sure you have the orange wire that runs behind the dashboard from mirror to mirror this part of the loom is required for powerfolds -if the car currently has powerfolds no problem - but i...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 16:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,303
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Looks a beaut.:drool4:

Looks a beaut.:drool4:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2019, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If the squealing sound you describe is like what...

If the squealing sound you describe is like what i call a police siren and you lost power then i would be looking at the Turbo itself:shrug: Give her a good rev to see if the exhaust has a bluish...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 19:23
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
An earlier post by Lovel ...

An earlier post by Lovel

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=274166
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 19:21
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
PM Lovel - he is the guy who posted the...

PM Lovel - he is the guy who posted the instructions how to put an in tank coolant level sensor into the expansion tank:}.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 18:27
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
They are gold plated ;)

They are gold plated ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2019, 22:29
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
It was me based from a reply from a German...

It was me based from a reply from a German MGR/JLR dealer in British cars -cut and paste below of his mail .

That part is no longer from MG ROVER.

Look for BMW 33312282251 yourself.

 

Mit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2019, 20:36
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I assume they are refurbed as opposed to newly...

I assume they are refurbed as opposed to newly bought? There is a BMW Part that fits but very expensive.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 10:55
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
ECU is solid state so don.t think it could make...

ECU is solid state so don.t think it could make those kind of noises:shrug: - i would be looking at the battery as that is adjacent to the ECU albeit separated by the Plenum wall - see if you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 13:46
Replies: 15
Views: 886
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Never seen this ZT Colour before

Facelift ZT in Dover White - never seen a white MG ZT ever - is it unique?:shrug:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-ZT-1-8-Turbo-Dover-White/333381289607?hash=item4d9f12c687:g:bZoAAOSw5P9dupMk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 08:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,210
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Its on the rise for the rare earth metals in the...

Its on the rise for the rare earth metals in the Cat - am told its only the original MGR Cats and not newer replacements that the thieves are after. Apparently there is a special tool that enables...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 19:55
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
i have seen them on ebay - pricey though -£ 30...

i have seen them on ebay - pricey though -£ 30 each -:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 19:13
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
According to an MGR dealer in Germany there is a...

According to an MGR dealer in Germany there is a BMW part that can stand in for the subframe fail safe washers- part 6 on the Rimmers schematic

This is the reply i got from a German Company...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 13:41
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The backbox looks like it was put on last week -...

The backbox looks like it was put on last week - dry climate ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 15:52
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Things that come to mind Crank sensor -does...

Things that come to mind

Crank sensor -does the tachograph needle move when your turn her over ? If not that points to a crank sensor fault - easy to see next time if she fails to start.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 21:57
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Remember the oil recommended by MGR is 10w40 :}

Remember the oil recommended by MGR is 10w40 :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 21:22
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Its not that audible from your clip - but when...

Its not that audible from your clip - but when did you last change the timing belt or the auxillary belt ? Recommended they are changed every 6 years.

Also could be worn hydraulic tappets/rocker...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 18:25
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Feel for you :eek:

Feel for you :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 18:23
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Check and clean the spade terminal on the starter...

Check and clean the spade terminal on the starter motor if corroded it can cause non starting with lights on.:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 18:17
Replies: 24
Views: 758
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
1.8/v6 Petrol ECU's are waterproofed - you would...

1.8/v6 Petrol ECU's are waterproofed - you would only normally get a drowned ECU on a diesel.:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 10:23
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hi On Google Maps it is now a 2nd hand car...

Hi
On Google Maps it is now a 2nd hand car dealer specialising in newer cars - however the MG Rover service sign is still up and the there is a big Rover Flag in the window - maybe for effect...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hello Richard, It would - will see if i can...

Hello Richard,

It would - will see if i can ask the question in a new post.

By the way i really impressed by the revised engine layout of your MG6 Turbo - folk talk about how the 75/ZT 1.8...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 17:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Phenomenal performance:eek:

Phenomenal performance:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 18:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
1.8 Turbo - highest mileage

Out of interest what is the highest mileage 1.8T in the club - mine is on 63,700:} -so what are the scores on the doors.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 16:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Well i have got to ask how much did they charge ?...

Well i have got to ask how much did they charge ? 2 Hours labour say 100-120 plus clutch kit 200-230.00 - so £350 - if so that's a great price.?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 15:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The key word in your post is "them" -so 2 or...

The key word in your post is "them" -so 2 or more guys on the job - so 2 guys at 2 -2.5 hours for the job equates to 4-5 hours charging by the garage - surely ?? :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 15:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
You state "them" -so i assume 2 mechanics on the...

You state "them" -so i assume 2 mechanics on the job for 2 hours - = 4 man hours which your garage will charge for surely- hence my posting saying 4-5 man hours.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Dont forget the 5 hours is predicated on 2 men x...

Dont forget the 5 hours is predicated on 2 men x 2.5 hours - i bet most garages will quote 4-5 hours - saying that i have seen Andy Willi do it on his own in 2-3 hours.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 10:45
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I had this fault as a comforting yellow MIL on my...

I had this fault as a comforting yellow MIL on my IPK for many years - resets and clears with T4/OBD but returned in a few miles -20 miles being the longest - 5/6 miles the shortest distance.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,165
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Its a 5 man hour job plus the kit - MGR DMF's...

Its a 5 man hour job plus the kit - MGR DMF's have a very good reputation - so i would go for a 3 piece clutch kit - clutch plates and slave - i would get a LUK kit - say 200-250 plus labour. Now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 14:03
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Jeez that's steep for a 75 Diesel - I went with ...

Jeez that's steep for a 75 Diesel - I went with Adrian Flux this year - fully comp and with a 1.8 turbo with a 200 bhp remap - £390.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2019, 17:00
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Hi - i defer to Mike's knowledge re the CAM...

Hi - i defer to Mike's knowledge re the CAM sensor - so back to the fact she started cold - it could be injector leak back so you will need a leak back test kit to confirm or disregard this as the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2019, 13:21
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If i was suspecting HGF - albeit on my 1.8t - i...

If i was suspecting HGF - albeit on my 1.8t - i would be looking for the following

1. Brown mayo on the dipstick

2. Brown mayo under the oil filler cap

3. Pressure escaping from a cold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2019, 19:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Afraid that maybe enough - lets see if she starts...

Afraid that maybe enough - lets see if she starts cold - that will be a good indicator - :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2019, 19:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If your engine starts tomorrow when cold i would...

If your engine starts tomorrow when cold i would look at the possibility of a failing camshaft sensor - only fails when the engine is hot - so if she starts from cold tomorrow i would look at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 17:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,187
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Check the breather pipes under the engine cover...

Check the breather pipes under the engine cover they become brittle and fail -:shrug: .
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 12:28
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Drop Big Russ or Trikey a PM - they are both T4...

Drop Big Russ or Trikey a PM - they are both T4 Gurus :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 09:16
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Borg and Beck/LUK clutch plates and slave...

Borg and Beck/LUK clutch plates and slave cylinder are the favoured makes on the site - as to the DMF on our cars they have a reputation of being robust so do you need to change it?:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 07:56
Replies: 91
Views: 4,174
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Would also put your ear to the exhaust down pipe...

Would also put your ear to the exhaust down pipe manifold gasket whilst you are at it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2019, 22:40
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Buff freelander PRT is what i use on my 1.8 T -...

Buff freelander PRT is what i use on my 1.8 T - runs between 88-92 - around 90 when running on the open road but not giving any hammer:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 20:44
Replies: 91
Views: 4,174
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
You mention the inlet manifold is OK - however i...

You mention the inlet manifold is OK - however i have had a ticking noise when my exhaust manifold gasket failed (down pipes to exhaust) the ticking noise was caused by spurts of gas leaking through...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 15:49
Replies: 29
Views: 1,903
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
The technical term being an Italian Tuning ;)

The technical term being an Italian Tuning ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 19:58
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If your coolant sensor/crankshaft sensor are...

If your coolant sensor/crankshaft sensor are sending signals to the ECU but not to the gauges and assuming your ECU is dry i would suggest a Can bus or K bus wiring issue ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Your fan is on continuously because your ECU is...

Your fan is on continuously because your ECU is getting no cooling temperature readings from the sensors - its a default protection for your engine -as the ECU does not know the running temp the fan...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2019, 21:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Will be by 2022 - great styling and of course...

Will be by 2022 - great styling and of course last British owned, designed and produced mass production car - had some work done on my sills by a local body shop - they said " it was a privilege to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 10:15
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
These come with a lifetime guarantee ;) ...

These come with a lifetime guarantee ;)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FOR-ROVER-25-45-75-MG-ZT-ZT-T-MGZT-PDC-PARKING-REVERSE-SENSOR-3-PIN-1PS0306S/332660068864?hash=item4d7415d200:g:C-IAAOSweW5Vd1Vq
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2019, 19:16
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Have you checked that the hoses leading to the...

Have you checked that the hoses leading to the turbo from the pierburg boost valve are not loose at the turbo -if they are it leads to lumpy running.:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2019, 13:28
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I personally would wait for blue tinted exhaust...

I personally would wait for blue tinted exhaust or turbo whine before replacing - i would also replace the whole turbo as opposed just to the CHRA cartridge - seem to hear a lot of stories of CHRA...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 17:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Many thanks for the T4 info -did not know of...

Many thanks for the T4 info -did not know of Andy's Autos in York and their MGR specialism - many thanks again.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 13:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Dont forget Rimmers - currently an MGR sale on as...

Dont forget Rimmers - currently an MGR sale on as we speak.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 11:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,110
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
In my 1.8t i swop out the cap every 12 months - ;)

In my 1.8t i swop out the cap every 12 months - ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2019, 22:04
Replies: 36
Views: 5,701
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
There you go - job quality is reported excellent...

There you go - job quality is reported excellent and the price reasonable.


https://www.tjhobbs.com/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2019, 17:00
Replies: 36
Views: 5,701
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Thats why it pays to spray dinitrol cavity wax...

Thats why it pays to spray dinitrol cavity wax into the sills via the drain holes and the trim clip holes (if you can get them off without breaking) - however if tin worm has taken hold it delays...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 13:39
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Welcome mate to by far the best club in the car...

Welcome mate to by far the best club in the car world - looking forward to seeing your photos.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2019, 12:05
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
This what you want a 3 piece clutch kit - your...

This what you want a 3 piece clutch kit - your MGR dual mass flywheel is considered to be very robust and fails rarely. However many advise that when the slave cylinder fails also replace the Master...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2019, 11:53
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If your sensors are ticking when ignition on ie...

If your sensors are ticking when ignition on ie in working order but you get the long bleep or silence check the connecting socket between the parking ECU and the sensor loom - when mine failed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2019, 13:22
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Had AA Man to look at battery - which i have...

Had AA Man to look at battery - which i have never been happy with - tested again and all fine reading 12.4 - which i always thought was the minimum resting voltage? - but he also ran other tests and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2019, 10:50
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=79766&stc=1&d=1567936154

Picture of terminals
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2019, 10:44
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
P300 misfire under load

Car is juddering at 2500 rpm - when accelerating - Reader shows p300 random cylinder misfire - i know this can be due to many reasons - first one being failed ignition coil/HT leads / spark...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 15:31
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
I have had a large hose disintegrate on my 1.8t...

I have had a large hose disintegrate on my 1.8t literally crumbled -as Trikey can attest - - so i have swopped out all the original rubber hose for silicone performance hose - you can tell the...
Forum: Items Wanted 5th September 2019, 18:33
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
17" Mirage 5-spoke wheel

Looking for one 17 " Mirage alloy wheel - will consider set of 4 if price OK.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2019, 20:42
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
bloomin heck thats a beast :duh:

bloomin heck thats a beast :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2019, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
When i have had water loss - to pinpoint the leak...

When i have had water loss - to pinpoint the leak i have asked my garage to put her on a ramp and start her up - on both occasions the leak was evident in the case of a loose turbo hose (the small...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2019, 14:07
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Chatting with Andy Willi he said in doing nearly...

Chatting with Andy Willi he said in doing nearly 1200 clutches on our cars he had only ever seen a couple of failed DMF's.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 09:21
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Thats already in hand :}

Thats already in hand :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2019, 20:06
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
79627 This is the beastie -anyone ...

79627

This is the beastie -anyone recognise it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2019, 19:27
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Cheers T-Cut - 3 alloys are on MGR 12 splines - i...

Cheers T-Cut - 3 alloys are on MGR 12 splines - i have found these security bolts in the spare wheel compartment - the main issue is an after market jobby on one wheel which seems to have 14 splines...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2019, 16:24
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Locking wheel nut missing

Locking wheel nut gone walkies - was in the drivers cubby last time i looked but has now disappeared - how can i derive the locking nut code - from the VIN ? What are my options.

Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd August 2019, 21:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,746
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
wire brush drill bit to remove the rust flakes...

wire brush drill bit to remove the rust flakes then treat with a rust converter - i use the marine treatment Fertan.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Sounds like an ECU problem - PM Big Russ or...

Sounds like an ECU problem - PM Big Russ or MarinaBrian to see if they can check out your ECU.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2019, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Black parking ECU's are on early cars were the...

Black parking ECU's are on early cars were the sounder is located at the rear of the car -white ECU's are on later cars and the sounder is in the IPK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 17:55
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Sounds like the clutch - maybe oil contamination...

Sounds like the clutch - maybe oil contamination on the plates in view of the newness of the clutch :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2019, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
If you go to the Members cars for sale you will...

If you go to the Members cars for sale you will see this - failed clutch asking only £100 - and it has a premium bumper - might be worth dropping the seller a PM and make an offer.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 11:29
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
2001 MG ZT Turbo Factory prototype for sale

Interesting bit of MGR history up for sale by KMAPS - the first ZT Turbo in trophy yellow. Resrve not met yet.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
:iagree: totally

:iagree: totally
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 18:04
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Cars in Prague

Did my usual car count this week when in Prague. Most popular cars seem to be Mercs and BMW's followed by Skoda (obviously the local loyalty to a Czech brand) and then Audi.

MGR Nil Points

JLR...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2019, 19:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,371
Posted By Yorkshire GOC
Firstly HG failure on the KV 6 is relatively rare...

Firstly HG failure on the KV 6 is relatively rare - do you have mayo in the oil filler cap or on your dipstick - how does your exhaust look - is it blowing white smoke ie steam ?
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