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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 19:17
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Eddy600
Try these guys...

Try these guys https://www.mgandroverspecialists.co.uk/ based in Bradford and have seen their name knocked around a couple of times but have no personal experience unfortunately.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 15:54
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By Eddy600
Local to me and its the worst I've ever seen it,...

Local to me and its the worst I've ever seen it, this photo is just round the corner from that rover 75

https://i.ibb.co/HB7qkSq/FB-IMG-1581346269110.jpg (https://ibb.co/YP2hqCh)

All cleared...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2020, 23:09
Replies: 57
Views: 2,405
Posted By Eddy600
I have a carpet unfortunately not in cream it is...

I have a carpet unfortunately not in cream it is the grey one, but it is yours foc if you need it I'm not to far away in Halifax.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 20:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,486
Posted By Eddy600
Agreed the Zt was bought with 40 profile tyres...

Agreed the Zt was bought with 40 profile tyres all round and felt awful, never realised how bad a tyre can make a good car feel, trying to park the car made weird noises and felt like the tyres were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 19:25
Replies: 12
Views: 506
Posted By Eddy600
Give it a few revs for a minute or two with the...

Give it a few revs for a minute or two with the coolant cap off see if you can get some of that trapped air out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 20:44
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Eddy600
I bought this exact same item and struggled with...

I bought this exact same item and struggled with it at first, I eventually pulled out the inner sleeve after someone suggested so, so I just thought it was left in by mistake, but the outer diameter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 15:06
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Eddy600
Brand names don't bother me quality is where it...

Brand names don't bother me quality is where it counts and I did quite a bit of research before going with the Nexens, and even in the wet the grip is fantastic on the n8000 I also use the nexen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Eddy600
Same here I have the roadstone 8000 same tyre...

Same here I have the roadstone 8000 same tyre different name and can't fault them for the price.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2020, 13:16
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By Eddy600
These are a pain to get off, I use a pair of...

These are a pain to get off, I use a pair of water pump pliers one end on the metal prong and the other to the back of the rubber hanger and gently work the rubber over the prong, not forgetting to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2020, 20:28
Replies: 311
Views: 57,493
Posted By Eddy600
Hi Arctic, I have two unmodified compensators and...

Hi Arctic, I have two unmodified compensators and two egr's you can have foc if you pm me your address I will pop them in the post for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 21:21
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By Eddy600
Have insured previously with Peter best on a...

Have insured previously with Peter best on a classic limited mileage policy and they also do agreed value, currently with classic line who do the same policies.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 21:13
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Eddy600
Luk repset Pro 3 piece kit £170 delivered so a...

Luk repset Pro 3 piece kit £170 delivered so a little bit more of a saving here,
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Eddy600
My understanding is this, the fronts are all the...

My understanding is this, the fronts are all the same disc and calliper other than the Zt 190 and 260 which are the same disc unsure if callipers are the same,

again the rears are the same except...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2019, 16:33
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By Eddy600
I posted a tourer rear window all the way to...

I posted a tourer rear window all the way to Holland, and to my surprise it actually made it in one piece, was sent with DPD.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2019, 22:06
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Eddy600
I have used the £9.99 one previously and worked...

I have used the £9.99 one previously and worked as it should, pretty sure I bought it as it was cheaper than the other one you have listed as I just re used the screws.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 23:46
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Eddy600
It's a fairly straight forward job, hub pinch...

It's a fairly straight forward job, hub pinch bolts could give a bit of grief, remove exhaust from manifold and centre rubbers and move to the side, steering rack bolts, and a few little bolts...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 09:27
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Eddy600
Yes as you say they are all the same across the...

Yes as you say they are all the same across the range except for the 260 so should not have a problem fitting.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 18:08
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Eddy600
I think it's the big one in the middle that may...

I think it's the big one in the middle that may still be attached to the door you are thinking of, if it's still on the door just compress the fitting to release it and than attach it back onto the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2019, 18:06
Replies: 76
Views: 4,533
Posted By Eddy600
Most certainly is an 18mm spanner I recommend you...

Most certainly is an 18mm spanner I recommend you get a flexi head ratchet spanner and a long 18mm aviation spanner.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 20:32
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By Eddy600
Even when purchased direct from unipart when you...

Even when purchased direct from unipart when you could, I bought a pair of rear arm bushes one side was perfect the other was the undesirable type it even sat loosely on the arm.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 20:23
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By Eddy600
That looks a stunning condition car, but them...

That looks a stunning condition car, but them wheels are absolutely ghastly totally wrong and the profile tyre would ruin the ride comfort :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:13
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By Eddy600
http://www.autosiliconehoses.com/ have a drive...

http://www.autosiliconehoses.com/ have a drive over here its in Mirfield so not that far away from yourself, should be able to find a suitable one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 08:55
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Eddy600
You should be able to get the back box to fit as...

You should be able to get the back box to fit as the 190 and 1.8t exhausts are the same diameter but any further back it is quite different.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2019, 17:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By Eddy600
Changed the pollen filter today so had another...

Changed the pollen filter today so had another look, didn't spot it at first as its slightly different to the other models doesn't have the rubber tubing and is a smaller aperture, gave it a rodding...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 21:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By Eddy600
A good quality arm and delivery was fairly quick...

A good quality arm and delivery was fairly quick also, add some extra grease into the drop links the last set i had which where the cheapest you could get from ebay lasted 12 months, I have done the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 13:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By Eddy600
https://m.autodoc.co.uk/car-parts/steering-links-c...

https://m.autodoc.co.uk/car-parts/steering-links-control-arm-trailing-link-diagonal-arm-10671/rover/75/75-rj/17785-2-0-cdti

You want the trw arms from here £100 the pair and are perfect :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 22:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By Eddy600
Is there a plenum drain on the 260 I had a look...

Is there a plenum drain on the 260 I had a look the other day and didn't see one by the pollen filter unless I'm being blind :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 11:06
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Eddy600
Have you tried long pressing the sunroof button...

Have you tried long pressing the sunroof button to reset it, hold the button in until it starts moving around 15-20 seconds, also could look for a blockage in the channel believe its 3 screws either...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 19:11
Replies: 11
Views: 680
Posted By Eddy600
I use an aldi pressure washer bought for £80 with...

I use an aldi pressure washer bought for £80 with similar specs of a £200+ nilfisk pressure washer for use on the car, look at a units water flow rate rather than wattage, for patio pressure washing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 14:27
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Swapped the handbrake compensator for the mini...

Swapped the handbrake compensator for the mini version, I have been putting this off for years on all the various rovers I've had but this was actually a doddle to do I left the seats in and followed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 12:09
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Eddy600
Have a look at your upper engine mount tie bar...

Have a look at your upper engine mount tie bar and hydramount mine was both split and replacing cured my clunk.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2019, 18:19
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Eddy600
I have fitted one of these to my diesel in the...

I have fitted one of these to my diesel in the past they are well made and did the job, i had it welded on though just for peace of mind.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2019, 21:27
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Fitted my universal eBay front splitter not...

Fitted my universal eBay front splitter not totally happy with the fit but I blame myself for that the product itself seems good quality looks good from a distance only up close trying to get the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 20:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By Eddy600
I have the same splitter sat in the garage for...

I have the same splitter sat in the garage for the past two months, need to get it fitted as it does look nice, well done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 20:57
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Did the timing belt and water pump on the 1.8t ...

Did the timing belt and water pump on the 1.8t today work has come to a halt as the hydramount split into two upon removal and a big split in the upper tie bar as well :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Eddy600
I've had a klarius on mine and other makes from...

I've had a klarius on mine and other makes from ebay without issue the 1.8t and 2.5 190 have the same diameter exhaust, it just depends if its a zt or a 75 as the exhaust tips are different.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 10:56
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By Eddy600
I have had trouble before getting enough leverage...

I have had trouble before getting enough leverage and space to manoeuvre from underneath while on axle stands, is there an easier method to tightening this bolt, from above perhaps, or would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 10:45
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By Eddy600
Which one, the transit connect? :D

Which one, the transit connect? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2019, 20:37
Replies: 44
Views: 2,726
Posted By Eddy600
Trophy yellow for me I own the 38th off the line...

Trophy yellow for me I own the 38th off the line out of 65 trophy yellow (FAR) ZT's

Also have had xpg and silver don't mind a bit of mbb think it looks lovely when polished :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 17:41
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By Eddy600
Yes I went last year plenty of variations of cars...

Yes I went last year plenty of variations of cars and bikes from different eras well worth a visit, only gripe was parking was a nightmare which can be hard on a normal weekend in Hebden never mind...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd July 2019, 18:48
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Eddy600
You have a pm thank you very much.

You have a pm thank you very much.
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd July 2019, 20:25
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Eddy600
Aircon pipe low pressure side dust cap

Took the car for a aircon service and regas got it home and and its missing the little blue cap with the L on it, garage reckons they would have put it back on if they took it off so sounds like they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2019, 17:48
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Sorted out the horrible brake squeel and then...

Sorted out the horrible brake squeel and then spent a leisurely few hours giving it a clean,

https://i.ibb.co/RQNRLyf/IMG-20190714-WA0001.jpg (https://ibb.co/BTG08Nb)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 09:12
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Just been looking at prices on sheds and they...

Just been looking at prices on sheds and they have definitely increased a few years ago I had a heavy duty one made 12x10 with double doors, delivered and erected for less than £800 I couldn't even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2019, 09:13
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By Eddy600
I own a motorbike and specifically put decent...

I own a motorbike and specifically put decent tyres on being michelin pilot sport 3's with a 0 to 60 time of 3.2 seconds is the only point of contact with the road I find it particularly important,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2019, 23:00
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Eddy600
Wouldn't be able to answer that I'm not sure it...

Wouldn't be able to answer that I'm not sure it would automatically turn on the blowers, but with the dual GSM controller it can be set up so it starts the fbh then 5 minutes later the second relay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2019, 20:26
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Eddy600
Drove past that garage the other day and didn't...

Drove past that garage the other day and didn't even know it was there, it looks like it works out of another garage called his & hers, if you need any local info just send a pm :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2019, 20:19
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Eddy600
This is the shop you want to be looking at...

This is the shop you want to be looking at https://www.gsm-uk.net/shop-2

and this the thread with the information https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=231515

Did it to mine...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2019, 23:19
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Eddy600
Great video it's lacking a bit of Info though...

Great video it's lacking a bit of Info though like when the spanner slips and you smash your knuckles then swear for 20 mins without repeating yourself, or when using a crowbar to help move the bush...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2019, 22:54
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
A neighbour with cctv has checked the footage and...

A neighbour with cctv has checked the footage and shows a yodel van going past unfortunately it's the wrong angle to show it doing the damage but it's the only thing that's white that goes past! A...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2019, 22:29
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
I fitted the clutch so only myself to blame the...

I fitted the clutch so only myself to blame the kit was a borg and beck one and the input shaft was greased with the supplied sachet will just suffer it until it gets undriveable, I'm currently in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2019, 20:11
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Not a good day at all my diesel's clutch has...

Not a good day at all my diesel's clutch has started slipping after 2 years and less then 20000 miles add that to the snapped rear springs and leaking dampers, then to top it off somebody has clipped...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2019, 12:17
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Eddy600
Which shocks did you choose I have seen these...

Which shocks did you choose I have seen these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2019, 00:00
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Eddy600
Tourer rear springs and shocks

My 75 tourer rear springs have broken and a misting of oil on the dampers so best of replacing, I remember a recent thread about BMW touring dampers and springs on ebay for a great price but can't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 23:56
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By Eddy600
Acetone works great for remong glue from your...

Acetone works great for remong glue from your skin unsure on fabric but worth a punt.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2019, 21:53
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
New pair of tyres arrived in time before heading...

New pair of tyres arrived in time before heading off to the caravan with the kids for the week, could I find the locking wheel nut anywhere? Nope :duh: luckily the local tyre place removed them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2019, 09:39
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Eddy600
I have two car seats in the back of mine without...

I have two car seats in the back of mine without issues, fitment depends on your choice of car seat but once plugged in can be removed in a matter of seconds, refitting could require a degree in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2019, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By Eddy600
Take a centre cap down to you nearest paint shop...

Take a centre cap down to you nearest paint shop and get a pot made up in the correct colour, my local place it's £12 for 250ml pot mixed to the correct colour.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2019, 15:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,601
Posted By Eddy600
All this drop link talk I have spotted these on...

All this drop link talk I have spotted these on ebay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2019, 09:40
Replies: 31
Views: 3,335
Posted By Eddy600
I think it's beatiful and worth it's asking price...

I think it's beatiful and worth it's asking price with a little margin for haggling maybe, this has to be the worse marque for devaluing our cars :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2019, 21:59
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Try use a impact socket on the head to prevent...

Try use a impact socket on the head to prevent rounding it and to get it moving, put the nut back on and start hammering it, it will free up eventually they can just be very stubborn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2019, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Eddy600
You can occasionally pick them up second hand on...

You can occasionally pick them up second hand on ebay, I did the same a couple years ago unfortunately it didn't last long and the buttons wore through, not available to buy new which is a shame or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2019, 18:50
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
The kit I bought included 800, 1200 and 2000 grit...

The kit I bought included 800, 1200 and 2000 grit sand paper after doing all that and polishing with the provided polish I wasn't happy with the results, so I got out my own 2500 grit and meguiars...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2019, 09:52
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
I did the exact same put the uv protector on put...

I did the exact same put the uv protector on put the lights back on the car and it rained leaving splotchy marks all over, oh well lesson learnt I'm hoping a good polish will sort them out without...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2019, 20:49
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Eddy600
No difference between saloon or estate good luck...

No difference between saloon or estate good luck with the fitting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 00:09
Replies: 54
Views: 2,748
Posted By Eddy600
I own a 75 diesel tourer with a 160 remap and a...

I own a 75 diesel tourer with a 160 remap and a trohpy yellow zt 1.8t with a 200 bhp remap, both fantastic in their own rights, the 75 for chauffeuring the kids and dog an doing long journeys, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2019, 22:23
Replies: 74
Views: 5,598
Posted By Eddy600
I bought the clips on ebay that was linked to and...

I bought the clips on ebay that was linked to and they arrived the other day unlike the ones originally posted but was worth a punt :}
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 09:33
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Eddy600
We have a now 7 year old labrador and have lost...

We have a now 7 year old labrador and have lost count on the amount of beds she has chewed or fluffed into oblivion, her current bed is from aldi's middle isle and is holding up great.
Forum: Items Wanted 6th February 2019, 15:29
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Eddy600
Sourced and fitted thank you, I took the old fan...

Sourced and fitted thank you, I took the old fan apart right down to just the motor gave it 12v and it worked so I now have a spare motor.
Forum: Items Wanted 30th January 2019, 22:27
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Eddy600
Fuel burning heater fan

My fan has packed in on my fbh, the only one I can find is in Latvia :duh: someone must have a dud heater that can strip the fran off without me waiting weeks for a delivery from Latvia.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2019, 12:03
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By Eddy600
Anywhere from £50 to £200000 :shrug: a link to...

Anywhere from £50 to £200000 :shrug: a link to the car your viewing will give us a better idea on its quality and value.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th January 2019, 09:12
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Eddy600
That answers my questions thank you, will get one...

That answers my questions thank you, will get one ordered and be able to get back into a warm car in the morning.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2019, 19:01
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Eddy600
Fbh air fan

Fbh has stopped working so did a bit of investigating, when turned on with remote start the water pump runs and the air fan does not, even with 12v directly to the air fan plug it does nothing,

Is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2019, 13:28
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By Eddy600
I've used silicone hoses and a BMW e46...

I've used silicone hoses and a BMW e46 intercooler pipe slightly have to cut it to get it right so you lose the groove but I've had mine on the flats with jubilee clips and has not blown off.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2019, 13:20
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Eddy600
Yes the whole arm has to be replaced...

Yes the whole arm has to be replaced unfortunately, and the black thing is the rear bush not a bad idea to replace it at the same time good luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2019, 22:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By Eddy600
My heater matrix pipes top and bottom where...

My heater matrix pipes top and bottom where scolding hot to touch but I didn't get any hot air until I took it out and cleaned it thoroughly, don't let hot pipes deceive you!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2019, 11:13
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
MOT passed today with no advisories after...

MOT passed today with no advisories after soldering the airbag connectors in the snow last night, emissions passed with a result of 0.29 good results all round.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2019, 18:56
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Eddy600
Clouds of white smoke would suggest unburnt...

Clouds of white smoke would suggest unburnt diesel, a service and a decoke of the unit usually solves the problem.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 15:32
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By Eddy600
Been there done that with my Peugeot partner when...

Been there done that with my Peugeot partner when the brake discs and pads given where incorrect and didn't have the correct ones in stock, I tend to stick to local motor factors, but occasionally...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 20:53
Replies: 13
Views: 1,171
Posted By Eddy600
I find the aerotwin to be the best you want the...

I find the aerotwin to be the best you want the ar22u and ar21u, can't remember which side is which though :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2019, 20:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Eddy600
If only I was so lucky :D

If only I was so lucky :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2019, 16:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Eddy600
Checked mine today just out of morbid curiosity...

Checked mine today just out of morbid curiosity and yes was nicely covered in dust, as previously said follow the white pipe to the sensor pull it out and give it a blow.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2019, 17:46
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Eddy600
Feel free to pm me I am in Halifax also, I do my...

Feel free to pm me I am in Halifax also, I do my own repairs and would be happy to take a look and see if we can get the list whittled down a little.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 23:39
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
The morning was spent at an auto jumble in...

The morning was spent at an auto jumble in Huddersfield where I purchased a 36mm socket for the diesel oil filter a 18mm flexi head ratchet spanner for the lower arm rear bush and a chain oil filter,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 13:10
Replies: 45
Views: 2,635
Posted By Eddy600
I'm 27 and own 2 mg's and 3 75's, work colleagues...

I'm 27 and own 2 mg's and 3 75's, work colleagues don't believe me when I tell them what I paid for them astounding value for money, especially when I arrive in the yellow zt a real head turner, sure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 18:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,742
Posted By Eddy600
Need to do mine been putting it off for months...

Need to do mine been putting it off for months and have been using a broom handle to hold the boot up :icon_redface: could the metal plate be put on the inside so it wouldnt be seen or isn't this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2018, 21:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,480
Posted By Eddy600
On the 1.8's it's easy to get to the hoses at the...

On the 1.8's it's easy to get to the hoses at the back of the engine to disconnect and flush in situ, also a simple process to remove the heater matrix from the drivers footwell can be an absolute...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2018, 17:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By Eddy600
I don't remember having to do anything with the...

I don't remember having to do anything with the fuse box in the footwell, just had to plug the fbh in with the cables by the battery and add a fuse to the correct slot in the under bonnet fuse box.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 19:06
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Eddy600
Don't believe there is any downsides just a...

Don't believe there is any downsides just a better breathing engine and don't forget to check your pcv filter, the engine management light won't come on after changing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Eddy600
If blanking the egr it is beneficial to clean out...

If blanking the egr it is beneficial to clean out the inlet manifold then it won't get clogged up again, or just keep it standard and clean out the egr and manifold every couple of years, I chose the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 20:58
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Went to fit the new smiley plate only to realise...

Went to fit the new smiley plate only to realise I have inputted a wrong letter don't think the plate will fit a Toyota celica :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th December 2018, 22:53
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Eddy600
You're on to a winner apparently its had its...

You're on to a winner apparently its had its three timing chains replaced at the mg plant :icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2018, 20:51
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By Eddy600
Love my silver tourer can look lovely in the sun...

Love my silver tourer can look lovely in the sun when it's clean, which isn't often :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2018, 18:41
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Put the Peugeot partner van up on ramps and...

Put the Peugeot partner van up on ramps and decided I don't fancy lying on my back to change the brake lines will take it to a garage instead, then hopefully sorted the boot leak out on both the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2018, 23:12
Replies: 11,738
Views: 822,639
Posted By Eddy600
Fan taken off to replace the blown gold resistor...

Fan taken off to replace the blown gold resistor properly, soldered on and heat shrinked, rain and darkness stopped me finishing but will be able to polish the headlights and reseat the intercooler...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2018, 21:24
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By Eddy600
Don't mean to hijack but saves another thread, my...

Don't mean to hijack but saves another thread, my petrol turbo fuel gauge stays on empty and doesn't move at all but does move when doing the ipk test any ideas?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 21:34
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Eddy600
Will be keeping the apex alloys could do with a...

Will be keeping the apex alloys could do with a refurb mind think they suit it better but its all personal preferences,

The bloke said he took the car as part exchange against something expensive...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 18:57
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Eddy600
New addition

Well doing a bit of a ebay searching Sunday night as you do... came across an absolute stunner of a car which just screamed out to me buy me!!

So messaged instantly with a few questions and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 10:22
Replies: 45
Views: 3,460
Posted By Eddy600
Pretty disappointed my order was cancelled and...

Pretty disappointed my order was cancelled and refunded despite me protesting, looks like it will go that way for the rest of the people that ordered.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 20:25
Replies: 36
Views: 2,611
Posted By Eddy600
Ordered one as well, worth a shot if it does...

Ordered one as well, worth a shot if it does actually turn up :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2018, 16:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By Eddy600
Spent a lot of time deliberating about this car...

Spent a lot of time deliberating about this car but unfortunately it's been sold, quite happy about it as my partner would of killed me bringing another home, oh well wait for the next one :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2018, 22:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By Eddy600
Club sticker in the rear window ;) wonder if...

Club sticker in the rear window ;) wonder if anyone will own up, I am rather tempted by this only for the spares though damage to the rear sill and paintwork will make it uneconomical to repair and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2018, 16:37
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Eddy600
Been a while since I did mine but yes two bolts...

Been a while since I did mine but yes two bolts onto the plate sounds about right, get some penetrating fluid onto it, try hammering different sockets onto it if all else fails drill it out or grind...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2018, 20:00
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Eddy600
Check out this thread and compare part numbers...

Check out this thread and compare part numbers for the fbh to see if yours differs https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=100297
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2018, 19:40
Replies: 19
Views: 791
Posted By Eddy600
For the plugs I could be mistaken but isn't it...

For the plugs I could be mistaken but isn't it just a waterproof cover that pulls off then you can plug them in, as for the bolts might have to resort to grinding a slot into them and using a flat...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2018, 18:40
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Eddy600
I fitted a borg and beck clutch and slave...

I fitted a borg and beck clutch and slave cylinder to my diesel two years 15k miles ago with no problems, car is on its original master cylinder just flushed plenty of fluid through before fitting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2018, 19:53
Replies: 27
Views: 2,798
Posted By Eddy600
Perfect just need to figure out how to get it on...

Perfect just need to figure out how to get it on a sd card :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2018, 21:26
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Eddy600
Post edited above I meant to say crankshaft...

Post edited above I meant to say crankshaft sensor,

But all regardless now a bit more searching of this forum someone suggested a blown fuse,

Turns out it was the under bonnet 15a fuse f1 that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2018, 18:59
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Eddy600
Rac came out and diagnosed a faulty crankshaft...

Rac came out and diagnosed a faulty crankshaft sensor went to the local motor factors and got a replacement and still doesn't start, but I think I've been given the wrong one part number is "meyle...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2018, 12:02
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Eddy600
ZT 190 cut out and won't start

Driving up a hill the car just suddenly cut out and now won't start, I put some more fuel in and checked for fuel filter separation but is the older style which apparently doesn't suffer these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2018, 18:02
Replies: 27
Views: 2,798
Posted By Eddy600
Mine arrived yesterday and with the arrival of...

Mine arrived yesterday and with the arrival of the mg 7 fascia coming today got it installed, pretty simple just plug and play except for the steering wheel controls which need cutting and joining...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2018, 18:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By Eddy600
Did mine on the weekend nearly impossible to get...

Did mine on the weekend nearly impossible to get a ratchet in but using these...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2018, 16:26
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Eddy600
When doing the clutch on my diesel to aid with...

When doing the clutch on my diesel to aid with gearbox assembly I used a strong piece of wood across the car and then used ratchet straps to take the weight, just jacked the gearbox up little by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2018, 15:14
Replies: 27
Views: 2,798
Posted By Eddy600
Hi John, apparently mine is being delivered by...

Hi John, apparently mine is being delivered by yodel so I don't expect it for at least another week :duh: but nothing as of yet about having to pay any fees.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2018, 23:08
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By Eddy600
Red face A good wire brush first and I've always used plus...

A good wire brush first and I've always used plus gas with great results and decent impact sockets good luck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2018, 22:25
Replies: 21
Views: 2,036
Posted By Eddy600
Yep me to run all my cars on the semi synthetic...

Yep me to run all my cars on the semi synthetic from home bargains only gripe is its a 4.5l bottle but cheap enough :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2018, 20:41
Replies: 27
Views: 2,798
Posted By Eddy600
Not had this myself so will wait and see, I also...

Not had this myself so will wait and see, I also paid the £2.09 for duty & tax so shouldn't be a problem getting the charge paid back if needs be.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2018, 07:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,798
Posted By Eddy600
Thank you for posting this up I've missed out...

Thank you for posting this up I've missed out every time the android ones go on offer but taken the plunge on this one instead :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2018, 12:32
Replies: 297
Views: 43,145
Posted By Eddy600
I fitted the mondeo mount to my diesel and no...

I fitted the mondeo mount to my diesel and no matter what I did couldn't stop it vibrating so swapped it with one from dmgrs, but just fitted another mondeo one to the 190 and works absolutely fine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2018, 09:47
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Eddy600
Tourers don't have rear light seals but check...

Tourers don't have rear light seals but check door seals and boot seal and the little clips in the scuttle panel, I would still remove the carpet though as it can hold a tremendous amount of water...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2018, 19:05
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By Eddy600
190 exhaust leak

Refitting the exhaust on the 190 and can't get it to stop blowing at the front where you bolt onto the manifold, there isn't a gasket apparently only on the rear, tried dropping it from hangers,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2018, 13:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,359
Posted By Eddy600
Decent quality bush but occasionally they sound...

Decent quality bush but occasionally they sound out a duff which has less rubber and sits loosely on the arm, so just check when it arrives.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2018, 01:13
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By Eddy600
Maybe the bottom ball joint hub was separated a...

Maybe the bottom ball joint hub was separated a bit to far on removal of the old lower arms torque them up a bit more, if memory serves correctly they should be 50nm try going up to around 60-70nm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2018, 16:44
Replies: 48
Views: 5,079
Posted By Eddy600
I would have kept the thread and taken you to the...

I would have kept the thread and taken you to the small claims court instead absolutely absurd, you wasn't getting unnecessary abuse from anyone, the experts gave evidence proving you to be wrong and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2018, 10:14
Replies: 48
Views: 5,079
Posted By Eddy600
Even if it has been resolved and the op has...

Even if it has been resolved and the op has requested for it to be removed, surely it should stay to give people an idea of who they are dealing with, granted she got refunded in the end but it was a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2018, 21:52
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Eddy600
Check the front lower arm rear bushes for play...

Check the front lower arm rear bushes for play first more than likely this than the rack.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2018, 17:01
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Eddy600
Bought these in the past with no troubles but...

Bought these in the past with no troubles but this recent pair one of the gsv2515 is inferior in quality to the other side have messaged unipart and awaiting a reply.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2018, 22:23
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Skint flint Yorkshire man want every last drop...

Skint flint Yorkshire man want every last drop before filling up :}, only ever ran out of fuel once before bought a Peugeot partner fuel gauge showed 1/4 of a tank but found out on the way home a 1/4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2018, 07:57
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By Eddy600
Yes the dosing pump just in front of the driver...

Yes the dosing pump just in front of the driver side rear wheel should be making a steady click click click if it is working properly, check out this thread also it is worthwhile giving the fbh a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 21:19
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Eddy600
Dmgrs sell them...

Dmgrs sell them https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-cdti-viton-intercooler-o-rings-kit
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 21:18
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Eddy600
http://www.lynxdiesels.com heard good reviews...

http://www.lynxdiesels.com heard good reviews about them unsure of costs but you can send it off and get it looked at.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 19:16
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Eddy600
Would be a cheap fix if it was the o rings,...

Would be a cheap fix if it was the o rings, wouldn't of thought pump or injectors failing that could be the turbo seals letting oil in not had to mess with a turbo on these so unknown territory.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 17:06
Replies: 12
Views: 838
Posted By Eddy600
Could be the intercooler o rings replace with...

Could be the intercooler o rings replace with viton ones and see if that improves it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 15:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Couple jerry cans of diesel in and it gurgled and...

Couple jerry cans of diesel in and it gurgled and sputtered back to life happy days, never read about the fuel gauge lying but lesson learned I won't let the light come on in future, thanks everyone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2018, 08:15
Replies: 19
Views: 2,022
Posted By Eddy600
Hi Pete, which button do you refer to is it a...

Hi Pete, which button do you refer to is it a little webasto remote on your keyring? The fbh is pretty redundant at the minute as they automatically turn on when it's 5 degrees or below so should...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2018, 19:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Any way to test the pump in situ, at a loss as to...

Any way to test the pump in situ, at a loss as to what it can be now as its making a noise but just cranking over.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2018, 18:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Will put some in tomorrow and see if it helps, as...

Will put some in tomorrow and see if it helps, as for the black wire should I be seeing 12volts at that also as it read 0.04v :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2018, 17:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Just had multi meter out and the white/purple...

Just had multi meter out and the white/purple reads 12v but the black reads 0.04v hope this helps with diagnosing my problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2018, 11:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Just gone out to the car and still won't start...

Just gone out to the car and still won't start but the pump Is now making a priming noise for about 30 secs as it should, the fuel light is on so surely I haven't just ran out of fuel :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2018, 22:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
He got 12v at the plug under the bench unsure...

He got 12v at the plug under the bench unsure which wires though I can test them tomorrow.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2018, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Oil pressure lamp goes out while trying to crank...

Oil pressure lamp goes out while trying to crank and the rev needle moves also, plenum is dry with no tide mark on the pollen filter, mileage is 102k with presumably the original pump with obviously...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2018, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,607
Posted By Eddy600
Diesel single pump failure

I have mk2 diesel with just the single in tank pump, car started and then cut out and wouldn't start again,

RAC came out checked the fuses, relay, and power to the in tank pump all as it should...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2018, 21:32
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Eddy600
I get my drop links from unipart, they also do...

I get my drop links from unipart, they also do the lower arms at £80 a piece and the bushes all top quality, can even get decent priced discs and pads while your there :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2018, 16:22
Replies: 11
Views: 1,367
Posted By Eddy600
Will be picking up a solar red v6 up next week...

Will be picking up a solar red v6 up next week with lacquer peel all over, its same owner from new with 50k on it, so unabused but paintwork looks a state with all the lacquer peeling could it be a...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th May 2018, 10:08
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Eddy600
Towbar swan neck

I have an original mg rover detachable towbar, and in my ham fisted escapades have managed to break the mechanism that detaches it so if anyone has a spare neck with key let me know thank you.
Forum: Items Wanted 17th April 2018, 18:14
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Eddy600
Has just been emptied thank you.

Has just been emptied thank you.
Forum: Items Wanted 15th April 2018, 09:35
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Eddy600
Rover 75 tourer tow bar

Looking for a tow bar preferably a detachable swan neck, but will take what's available :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2018, 09:18
Replies: 37
Views: 2,680
Posted By Eddy600
It's disgusting how they put an increase on the...

It's disgusting how they put an increase on the whole of the BD area when it is split into different sections with the addition of the number after the BD :mad:
Forum: Items Wanted 31st March 2018, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Eddy600
Was looking for a electric one should of...

Was looking for a electric one should of specified, but if one doesn't appear will gladly take you up on your offer thank you.
Forum: Items Wanted 31st March 2018, 09:03
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Eddy600
Rear blind

Would love a rear sun blind for my 75 it's a contemporary se so would need to be the darker coloured one if anyone is selling one
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