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Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 15:35
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] Yes turn them like a light bayonet,...

[QUOTE]]

Yes turn them like a light bayonet, if you have a vice it would be your friend in this case, clamp the rubber in the vice and turn the spring or clamp spring and turn the rubber, as you...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd February 2020, 14:49
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
Hi Deb You & Andy are always welcome,...

Hi Deb
You & Andy are always welcome, if not this first meet maybe one later in the year, all the best Arctic.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2020, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 868
Posted By Arctic
Quality Spare Parts.

HI Mick.
Just a quick thank you once again for all your help, the fan arrived safely yesterday in super fast time also, it will get someone out of trouble now I have added new brushes &...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2020, 00:42
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By Arctic
Hi David. All the seals are...

Hi David.
All the seals are re-usable just wipe them clean with a rag, do not use any solvents etc, you can purchase a new set for about £19.99 or less.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 13:41
Replies: 46
Views: 1,287
Posted By Arctic
Hi Roger. Have you found one of...

Hi Roger.
Have you found one of these yet or do you have one in the pipe line? if not let me know ;)
https://i.imgur.com/mGIKlFWl.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/bPJFk73l.jpg2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 23:11
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Arctic
You could also tie the scrivet petals with some...

You could also tie the scrivet petals with some cotton, this holds them in once inserted and the pin pushed home it breaks the cotton and the scrivet will splay out holding the washer bottle in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 22:17
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By Arctic
2 David's These are the photo's I...

2 David's
These are the photo's I took today before they were stripped down and put into the wash barrel.

Dave your MAP is on the left.
https://i.imgur.com/hDgLvSrl.jpg1

John...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 20:26
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave. I remember the day well,...

Hi Dave.
I remember the day well, in reflection now I also remember the use of this tool below, but we could just not get it to stay on the bolt head due to the lip on the plate, so once...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 14:53
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] HI Dave. Hope you are...

[/QUOTE]

HI Dave.
Hope you are keeping good, Chris photo's below, so we all know what he is saying great idea. :}
https://i.imgur.com/BittxzOl.jpg1
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 00:44
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By Arctic
Hi Chris. yes link below ;) ...

Hi Chris.
yes link below ;)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=111277

These were tatty once now they are like this;)
https://i.imgur.com/aHcJHI9l.jpg1
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 00:31
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By Arctic
Hi Tom Yes it was my sons car, he...

Hi Tom
Yes it was my sons car, he sold it to his cousin whom only had it for about 6-8 months never did anything to it, last I heard it had been sold to some car place.

When it was in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 00:15
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave. Certainly not as bad as...

Hi Dave.
Certainly not as bad as these below that's for sure.
https://i.imgur.com/jn45Wmll.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/5GQsUYSl.jpg2


Manifolds will now be scrapped out and have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2020, 23:28
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] Hi Chris. The above...

[/QUOTE]

Hi Chris.
The above solution is excellent, we did try it at the Nano as I have a angled ratchet ring spanner, it would just not stay on the bolt as you say due to the lip on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2020, 19:39
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Arctic
HI Javier. Yes it looks like the...

HI Javier.
Yes it looks like the nylon O-ring is damaged, some do not have the large black O-ring, the replacements do and I always fit them, as above purchase the O-rings to fix ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th February 2020, 19:28
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
Hi Tony. Yes please do come the kids...

Hi Tony.
Yes please do come the kids are allowed climbing frames are on the grounds, as are bouncing castles in the warmer months, you can get an health check on your car Via the T4, you...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th February 2020, 00:52
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] Hi Dawn. Never mind, I...

[QUOTE]]

Hi Dawn.
Never mind, I am sure you will make one of the at least before the end of the season ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2020, 00:11
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Arctic
Hi Rhys. Even though you have rodded...

Hi Rhys.
Even though you have rodded the plenum tube, sometime because of the design the end of the tube tapers into form of flap, get under the car and cut this off by about 20mm

You...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2020, 00:04
Replies: 629
Views: 43,636
Posted By Arctic
Brian yes they are never going to fit, ok for use...

Brian yes they are never going to fit, ok for use in confined places though, you can never have enough tools, just when you think you up crops a problem and you need to get one :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 20:56
Replies: 629
Views: 43,636
Posted By Arctic
Hi Forrestt You had the right...

Hi Forrestt
You had the right size of torx so I wonder why it would not fit, try a 27 tors these are the extra long ones below....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 14:09
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Arctic
You can remove the grill if you can just about...

You can remove the grill if you can just about wedge the bonnet open, by removing the two scivets with a flat blade not easy.


The cable 99.9% of the time.

[/QUOTE]

Not that easy as you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 20:39
Replies: 629
Views: 43,636
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE] HI Scott. The next...

[QUOTE]

HI Scott.
The next time you attempt the job pop round and borrow my Irwins
https://i.imgur.com/8N2HrmUl.jpg1

Also the 15mm sis sided socket with 30cm ratchet bar ;)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 20:24
Replies: 38
Views: 4,907
Posted By Arctic
Tyre protector

Photo's replaced after PB stole them from (Tinypic) :mad: slowly getting there sorting out the how to threads ;) cheers Arctic.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 13:20
Replies: 38
Views: 4,907
Posted By Arctic
bump ready for photo's to be replaced

bump ready for photo's to be replaced
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2020, 13:16
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Arctic
HI Dave Rob is joking he as added...

HI Dave
Rob is joking he as added the :getmecoat: also check his profile he is a Plumber therefore I suspect he is diligent in all that he does or would do ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 16th February 2020, 12:32
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Arctic
Worth checking out gumtree & car show rooms, also...

Worth checking out gumtree & car show rooms, also again depends on your budget.

I think this as a sunroof, also it looks like it as the leather MGZT seat worth asking ? colour looks good too, it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2020, 12:12
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Arctic
Worth checking & indeed changing the regulator...

Worth checking & indeed changing the regulator O-rings cheap fix link below.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-530d-3-0-Common-Rail-Pump-Pressure-Regulator-seal-kit-Bosch-x-1/333148956531
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2020, 16:55
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
:wantpics: Stick some photo's up of the new...

:wantpics:

Stick some photo's up of the new home :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 16:53
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ian. I have touched upon it in the...

Hi Ian.
I have touched upon it in the above thread, about an inline stat, and the fact the originals start failing ie open earlier than they should, I have never heard of one that as failed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Arctic
? Thanks again for your time. I had read...

?


Thanks again for your time. I had read a few articles on here before and after I bought the car and

admired the sense of community. Now I'm getting to experience it for myself! :)[/QUOTE]...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ian. Also get you mechanic to check...

Hi Ian.
Also get you mechanic to check the Y connection onto the head, they go brittle and can leak, how mush coolant are you losing? are the coolant cap O-rings ok, how much is in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 22:36
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave. many hands make light work,...

Hi Dave.
many hands make light work, team work is the key to most things ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ian. Yes those are the correct...

Hi Ian.
Yes those are the correct parts which you have linked too, but to honest both those steel pipes are quite thick & robust I doubt you need to replace them, what you may need to do is...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th February 2020, 19:56
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
Hi John. Glad you enjoyed the last...

Hi John.
Glad you enjoyed the last meet 2019, as always once the white board is out please add your name & reg number to it for a T4 session, Rob (trebor) would be the man to talk to about...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th February 2020, 19:51
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
Hi Mike. regarding the meets it...

Hi Mike.
regarding the meets it started as a small affair which snowballed but the Nano as stuck, it also as other meanings which can be found using google ;) little bit of reading below...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 15:55
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Arctic
You have just reminded every Rover 75 MGZT bloke...

You have just reminded every Rover 75 MGZT bloke on the forum what day it is :eek: there is about to be a big rush to the shops for Chocolates, Flowers, & wine. :D Brownie points to be scored lads.
Forum: Items Wanted 14th February 2020, 12:24
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By Arctic
After an automatic as well this time. ...

After an automatic as well this time.



Missed out on a local one recently, so hopefully the right cars out there for me :)[/QUOTE]

Beware the sunroof because they do and will give trouble,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 11:48
Replies: 19
Views: 686
Posted By Arctic
Martyn. Get one from a later model...

Martyn.
Get one from a later model and change it out at the Nano, the later ones you just use your fingers between the bonnet and the slam panel, I also think you can do the same with the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th February 2020, 11:07
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave I already touched upon the...

Hi Dave
I already touched upon the breakfast situation, with Shaun when I spoke to him yesterday "admittedly he is not the person whom can give the go ahead, but he asked about numbers,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th February 2020, 19:54
Replies: 20
Views: 555
Posted By Arctic
NANO MEETS 2020 ( Join Us )1st meet March 21st & 22nd

Hello all members / R40 owners.

It is with great pleasure to say we are once again this year having our great meets at the Four Ashes with the new manager ( Damon).

The first meet of the year...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th February 2020, 14:40
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ben. Hope you are keeping well &...

Hi Ben.
Hope you are keeping well & and you are getting somewhere with your cars now, yes would be good for a catch up if you could make a meet this season.

I have just had a drive to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2020, 11:22
Replies: 57
Views: 2,415
Posted By Arctic
Ducks Bill

Hi Yann.
I will duplicate this message on here for you from the Sunroof thread, that way you will not have to search for it. ;)






Hi Yann.
It sounds like you are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2020, 11:12
Replies: 332
Views: 104,028
Posted By Arctic
Hi Yann. It sounds like you are...

Hi Yann.
It sounds like you are peeling the wheel arch liner back enough, sometimes it's better if you jack the car up and remove the front wheel, even then you need to look up at an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2020, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Arctic
I am afraid you may be in for a bit of bad look,...

I am afraid you may be in for a bit of bad look, I say this because 9 times out or 10 the little torx screws sheer off, when trying to remove them.

I have added some photo below which may help...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2020, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 4,121
Posted By Arctic
Hi Rav. Did you get a new ITP for the...

Hi Rav.
Did you get a new ITP for the car in the end or did you manage with just the UBP, if so is that pump still going ? as it got noisy after 4 years you may not still have the car ?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2020, 11:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,427
Posted By Arctic
HI Robert. When the switch was...

HI Robert.
When the switch was fitted was it completely secure, I presume it was as it's lasted a year.

The fitting off the switch off Mick i am also presuming was just a case of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th February 2020, 15:34
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] Hi Derek. please...

[/QUOTE]

Hi Derek.
please don't apologise for asking questions that is how we all learn, and I 100% imagine we all will share our knowledge if we know how to do certain things, a few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2020, 14:57
Replies: 311
Views: 57,494
Posted By Arctic
I am so sorry I am only getting back to you on...

I am so sorry I am only getting back to you on this, :o but I received the above safely thank you very much cheers Arctic. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 23:02
Replies: 17
Views: 753
Posted By Arctic
Hi Roger. Wow how was that missed I...

Hi Roger.
Wow how was that missed I check mine at least twice a year, by scraping along each edge and in& around the cup, if all is good then I give it a lick of protection until next...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2020, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Arctic
Hi Martin. I have replied to your...

Hi Martin.
I have replied to your PM regarding the email.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 10th February 2020, 22:29
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
good bit of news then Rob, that sign was not...

good bit of news then Rob, that sign was not there on Saturday when I went up, gave you a ring before I left, but got your answer machine, so this Saturday then I have a sneaky feeling that it may...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2020, 16:30
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By Arctic
Hi Allan Try and get your car on a...

Hi Allan
Try and get your car on a T4 which would be able to pinpoint the problem for you, such as these below.

https://i.imgur.com/Jz33x5Ml.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/qxI0bOGl.jpg2...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2020, 13:19
Replies: 332
Views: 104,028
Posted By Arctic
HI Yann. Not stupid at all, the one...

HI Yann.
Not stupid at all, the one facing downwards is the inner wind drain tube, these some times have a small flap on them too, if so snip it off as well ;) I have just started to add...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2020, 12:04
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Arctic
Hi Martin. Are you and Steve going...

Hi Martin.
Are you and Steve going to have a go at repairing the fan your selves, remember from your visits to the Nano it is bumper off, slam panel off, then remove the fan and it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2020, 11:49
Replies: 332
Views: 104,028
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] Photo of ducks bill are still...

[/QUOTE]

Photo of ducks bill are still present ;) we just need to read through the thread :}
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=1423402&postcount=141
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 00:19
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Arctic
HI Ash. Good luck with your new...

HI Ash.
Good luck with your new adventure with the cars you have now, have a sneaky feeling though you may drift back in the future :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 00:14
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By Arctic
The councils throughout the country have to take...

The councils throughout the country have to take some responsibility in my opinion too, as they do not keep our drains clear enough, how many times in a year do you see the drains being sucked out of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 21:14
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Arctic
Photo to go with diagram above ;)

Photo to go with diagram above ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Arctic
Now there is an offer you cannot refuse :}

Now there is an offer you cannot refuse :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 20:52
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Arctic
Chris as you and I know Jamie is one of the good...

Chris as you and I know Jamie is one of the good guys, he as just returned with my PC tower after picking it up from mine two hours earlier, where upon he as sorted out mu hard drive, with out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 15:17
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Arctic
Hi Chris. Drop Jamie a PM i am sure...

Hi Chris.
Drop Jamie a PM i am sure he will be able to help, if you are going down the route of adding a speaker i have one spare in the shed, i fitted mine in the boot under the shelf on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 14:14
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Arctic
Hi Grant. Drop BigRuss and or...

Hi Grant.
Drop BigRuss and or Marinabrian a PM before you decide to purchase any ECU etc i am sure they will sort you out, and have you up and running ;)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 13:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By Arctic
Hi Thanos. Did the garage supply...

Hi Thanos.
Did the garage supply & fit the drop links for you, if so they must put them right for you, under the fit for purpose product act, just say you would like them double...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 9th February 2020, 11:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
Hi Mark. Hope you are keeping well...

Hi Mark.
Hope you are keeping well ;) there is definitely something going on at the FA, we must keep monitoring the goings on with a fair few of us on the case now we should soon see if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2020, 01:53
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Arctic
Try this below it worked great on my lights 12...

Try this below it worked great on my lights 12 months later they still look like I only did them yesterday.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/20017903262?iid=142879810090
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 01:04
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
I only washed both my cars today after a couple...

I only washed both my cars today after a couple of trips to the tip, & the FA, will do my weekend checks tomorrow in the morning ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th February 2020, 20:15
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
I Rob. I also travelled up today, a...

I Rob.
I also travelled up today, a gave you a ring while I was there and left you a message on your answer machine, there were two cars when I was there ford & VW parked close to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2020, 10:35
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By Arctic
Not very nice at all, if you were after a 1.8 at...

Not very nice at all, if you were after a 1.8 at that sort of money, which would you prefer the one in the OP post or this one below :}
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th February 2020, 02:28
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] Hi Rob. I have had a...

[QUOTE]]

Hi Rob.
I have had a couple of rides up look at post 19 & Derek's post 22, both times I have seen someone working inside, also saw a grey services van there, which looked like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2020, 01:54
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Arctic
Hi Jonathan. Did you swap over...

Hi Jonathan.
Did you swap over the relays & or the PCB board from the other, fan? if so what was the outcome.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2020, 12:03
Replies: 12
Views: 497
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] That blokes been on here before he...

[QUOTE]]

That blokes been on here before he is an idiot as these show
https://youtu.be/EjuPj-mOvXU

https://youtu.be/3Fs4G29NVc8

Even if it's land that is private or not used much just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2020, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Arctic
Hi John. I think your full service...

Hi John.
I think your full service will not include a manifold, EGR, or MAP sensor clean. That is something you need to do your self, or get someone to do it for you.

What colour is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 09:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By Arctic
Live for today as tomorrow will soon be upon you,...

Live for today as tomorrow will soon be upon you, therefore enjoy your time driving your cars now, because at the end of the day normal joe blogs can do nothing.

We are passing through sadly some...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2020, 09:02
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Arctic
HI Matt I have not seen any supply pipe...

HI Matt
I have not seen any supply pipe split yet in the last 11 years, but have heard of them, my first tourer had it for 6 years and was still ok when I sold it on.

I did not use a disc I...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th February 2020, 16:31
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
Had a drive up to the FA this afternoon seems...

Had a drive up to the FA this afternoon seems someone is doing a little work in there? and a services van was outside, the for let sign is still up though, lets keep looking guys cheers Arctic.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th February 2020, 14:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,705
Posted By Arctic
Martin, your plan to remove both cylinder heads...

Martin, your plan to remove both cylinder heads in the open air is born of despair and not from the evidence available and reasoned analysis. It is an enormous job involving a timing belt change...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th February 2020, 13:25
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Arctic
AS above you can gut the original EGR blank of...

AS above you can gut the original EGR blank of it's end and inner section, also fit a screw into the valve vacuum inlet, and file nice and round, cleanout the manifold, give the MAP sensor a clean,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th February 2020, 12:05
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Arctic
Hi Jonathan. Sound about...

Hi Jonathan.
Sound about right, as the control box of a PWM2 with resistor differs in the fact that the grey/slate wire is sometime connected in the control box. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2020, 11:29
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]E] Hi Sergio. As above...

[QUOTE]E]

Hi Sergio.
As above first find out which fan you have by looking through the front grill at about 14.00pm, with the engine not running you can insert a long screw driver to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2020, 10:53
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Arctic
Spray silicone into the lock, and on all the door...

Spray silicone into the lock, and on all the door rubber seals, it helps the doors from sticking in really cold weather, only solution for a lazy actuator is to replace it. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2020, 10:38
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
Hi Scott. Glad I could help ;) I...

Hi Scott.
Glad I could help ;) I must get round to sorting out the photo's on that how to, but once I explained to you how to go about it you did it with in the hour it usually takes nice...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 3rd February 2020, 02:49
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] HI Derek. That would...

[/QUOTE]

HI Derek.
That would be good if you could sound then out, there was talk of that same place last year but because the FA opened we did nowt about it, I have also contacted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2020, 10:48
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Arctic
HI R Welcome to R40 ownership you look to...

HI R
Welcome to R40 ownership you look to have found a decent car from the MOT I have looked at, well worth looking after.

One of the nicer blues in ours cars, first check the plenums link...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd February 2020, 10:22
Replies: 332
Views: 104,028
Posted By Arctic
Hi Peter. They were stolen by Photo...

Hi Peter.
They were stolen by Photo Bucket I am afraid, I am slowly working round each thread I have done with photo's but it will take me at least 6 months to a year to correct them all,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2020, 21:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By Arctic
I always use spires & screw bolts, easy to remove...

I always use spires & screw bolts, easy to remove when ever you wish.

https://i.imgur.com/DV2pw4Ml.jpg1

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/383329657599?ViewItem=&item=383329657599
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2020, 12:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,758
Posted By Arctic
Hi John. Quite a lot of how to have...

Hi John.
Quite a lot of how to have been robbed of the photo's by Photo Bucket :mad: but here a re some links that may help?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2020, 11:56
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ian. Yes the socket goes through...

Hi Ian.
Yes the socket goes through the tool which hold the crank pulley in place if you go for this tool below then it would be better used with a tube, or you could wedge it on the sub...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2020, 23:30
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Arctic
https://i.imgur.com/oT1Yxydl.jpg1 Vis...

https://i.imgur.com/oT1Yxydl.jpg1


Vis motors supplied from Xpart & Rimmers etc tend to be left at a midway point this is why you need to plug them in and turn the ignition on to send the vis...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2020, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By Arctic
More excellent work from BigRuss he also helped...

More excellent work from BigRuss he also helped out a fellow Freelander owner whom I put in touch with him, top bloke hopefully he will pop on and state which wire it was therefore helping others in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2020, 19:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,080
Posted By Arctic
Hi Pete. As Mike suggests get in...

Hi Pete.
As Mike suggests get in touch with the seller and explain that your mechanic refused to fit them on the basis that they are not fit for purpose, that being however long you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 14:59
Replies: 42
Views: 4,936
Posted By Arctic
Oil cheap at euro

Right at this moment if you use 10W40 semi synthetic you can get it for £8.24 using the sale60 code.

https://www.eurocarparts.com/basket


Also any other oil cheaper using the sale60

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 11:26
Replies: 52
Views: 2,530
Posted By Arctic
When on the motorway I never travel on the hard...

When on the motorway I never travel on the hard shoulder even if it states you can, don't trust the so called smart motor, as always it as been done on the cheap, how much more would it have cost to...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th January 2020, 01:03
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By Arctic
Hi Martyn. Drop (Mickyboy ) a PM...

Hi Martyn.
Drop (Mickyboy ) a PM I am sure he wpould be able to find one for you. ;)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/private.php?do=newpm&u=26070
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2020, 21:38
Replies: 56
Views: 8,058
Posted By Arctic
Indian Arms

The Indian arms are certainly coming down in price I wonder why.

Note the specification ( Item specifics ) in the listings below, especially the part where it states Country/Region of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2020, 15:08
Replies: 44
Views: 2,080
Posted By Arctic
I Think That was Stu, very nice...

I Think
That was Stu, very nice bloke and always willing to help he used to be (Xpart02) but now I think he goes under, ( SKS Disco ) also not sure if he is with Xpart now ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 23:25
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Arctic
HI Chris. Hopefully these will help...

HI Chris.
Hopefully these will help with your verification ;)

https://i.imgur.com/NP0DJkBl.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/c4EK7Fgl.jpg2

https://i.imgur.com/xHb4bDol.jpg3
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th January 2020, 09:59
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] Hi Derek. Thank you...

[QUOTE]]

Hi Derek.
Thank you for that information, sounds interesting I will take a drive up over the next few days and see if I can have a talk to them:} hopefully finding out what...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2020, 01:20
Replies: 44
Views: 2,080
Posted By Arctic
Indian Arms

The Indian arms are certainly coming down in price :shrug: I wonder why.

Note the specification ( Item specifics ) in the listings below, especially the part where it states Country/Region of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 21:32
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
Today I changed a manifold egr, map sensor on a...

Today I changed a manifold egr, map sensor on a members car, second in a week below shows the reason why you need to have these manifolds changed for a clean one. :eek:

Today....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 22:14
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Arctic
The short answer is NO I have never know anyone...

The short answer is NO I have never know anyone replace the seats bolts, & lots I mean lots of seats have been changed at our local meets. ;) only change them if the torx head as been chewed up which...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 15:42
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Arctic
Hi Simon Yes that was what I was...

Hi Simon
Yes that was what I was thinking it could work for you, but also make sure as above it is lined up correctly, mine was touching a little until I twisted the back box a little...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 24th January 2020, 14:21
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
I agree it would be trespassing, but if we could...

I agree it would be trespassing, but if we could get the go ahead from the Brewery to use until a new owner took over would be good :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] HI Simon. Could you...

[/QUOTE]

HI Simon.
Could you not heat up the hanger on the back box & move the bend on the hanger, ie straighten it up but then bring the bend forward a bit so the back box would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2020, 23:20
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]TE] Take a look never had it...

[QUOTE]TE]



Take a look never had it done someone may have ?

https://www.terraclean.co.uk/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2020, 23:16
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Arctic
As above but I would leave it soaking for a few...

As above but I would leave it soaking for a few days & wash out at least three times then you would get a result like this below. ;)

https://i.imgur.com/uIjpRK8l.jpg1
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 23:03
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Arctic
As above I have done quite a few they can be...

As above I have done quite a few they can be changed with out moving the actuator but it is all by feel, and you do end up with sore hands :D

https://i.imgur.com/xzq4b9bl.jpg1
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Arctic
Hi Ray. Look out for PM with his...

Hi Ray.
Look out for PM with his phone number and address ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:58
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By Arctic
Simon What is wrong with the black ones? I left...

Simon What is wrong with the black ones? I left mine on when I replaced the back box recently rubber grease used and the hanger fitted back on easy.

https://i.imgur.com/G7m581Fl.jpg1
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2020, 16:36
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave Are you referring to the...

Hi Dave
Are you referring to the leak off hose and its T joints if so change them for these below ;)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/281404361492
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 16:29
Replies: 81
Views: 5,672
Posted By Arctic
Really nice, amazing what Jerry can do, I wonder...

Really nice, amazing what Jerry can do, I wonder will we see it at some of the summer meets this year :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 02:02
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By Arctic
you could try this. ...

you could try this.

https://i.imgur.com/dWCIbDil.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/EdcemRLl.jpg2

https://i.imgur.com/6mpmWGal.jpg3

https://i.imgur.com/Aohcp6al.jpg4
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 16:13
Replies: 40
Views: 1,862
Posted By Arctic
Simon photo 1 & 2 seem to show something in the...

Simon photo 1 & 2 seem to show something in the key slot ? now you have it free from the steering column will the key go in and turn ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 16:06
Replies: 28
Views: 13,447
Posted By Arctic
Hi Cyrano. Yes that is the...

Hi Cyrano.
Yes that is the moderators task, as only they can edit the how to section, I would have thought it would have been a good idea to let the original poster access to edit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 10:34
Replies: 28
Views: 13,447
Posted By Arctic
Hi Tcut. First time I have seen this...

Hi Tcut.
First time I have seen this great write up thank you Arctic. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 22:27
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Arctic
Hi Dave rectified now ;) ...

Hi Dave rectified now ;)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=140854
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 16:04
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By Arctic
Hi John. I used the same product...

Hi John.
I used the same product nearly 12 months ago and they are as clear now as when I first did them, the sticky gloop was also used :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 02:40
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Arctic
HI John. It will be or should be...

HI John.
It will be or should be PMF check out these links below

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=20831

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 22:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Arctic
I wouldn't say the seats are in good condition...

I wouldn't say the seats are in good condition not with a mark like that on them, being sold I think from a banned member on here, but yes I like the colour of fire frost over copperleaf I wonder why...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 19:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Arctic
The belts were replaced at 54,302 miles, in June...

The belts were replaced at 54,302 miles, in June 2015. The advisories have not been done yet.

The garage thinks that the aircon problem is the compressor, question asked about Vis motors and he...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 19:31
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Arctic
Hi David. Yes personally I found...

Hi David.
Yes personally I found these easier to use below, because with the larger set I borrowed I still had to use an ordinary clamp on the other side to give me/you that extra safety...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Arctic
I borrowed and used those above and they worked...

I borrowed and used those above and they worked fine.
https://i.imgur.com/4QUWeHvl.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/Cney194l.jpg2

https://i.imgur.com/YAq51QRl.jpg3

I then purchased these for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 14:40
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Arctic
I know with the Mg7 heater the demist test on the...

I know with the Mg7 heater the demist test on the diesel will not work unless the engine is running, I found this out at a Nano meet after changing a fan over on a car then also changing a gold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 14:33
Replies: 55
Views: 8,472
Posted By Arctic
It's on the list for refurbishment :mad:

It's on the list for refurbishment :mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 14:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Arctic
[QUOTE]] I agree it could be the cooling fan...

[QUOTE]]

I agree it could be the cooling fan and or the condenser, the car also as not been that well looked after regarding it's advisories, basic seats, Auto so tax is high, needs to be at least...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 11:01
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Arctic
Link to the live thread is below, the link above...

Link to the live thread is below, the link above is the how to thread and can not be edited by me to add missing photo's.

I have since the original thread adapted another fixing for the bracket to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 11:00
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By Arctic
Link to the live thread is below, the link above...

Link to the live thread is below, the link above is the how to thread and can not be edited by me to add missing photo's.

I have since the original thread adapted another fixing for the bracket to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2020, 00:46
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By Arctic
Hi David About 90,000 I think this...

Hi David
About 90,000 I think this is the engine that would not start after the crank pulley change so nowt wrong with the chains, as already stated in another thread taking it apart...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 00:33
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
What /which bolts are you referring to, I have...

What /which bolts are you referring to, I have only changed the original back box, therefore the bolts needed to be undone would have been the ones round the hanger but that too was past it's best. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 11:43
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By Arctic
Oil change & filter twice per year irrespective...

Oil change & filter twice per year irrespective of mileage, spring and Autumn, average miles per year is most likely 6,500 PCV filter done also at the same time.

few photo's of what the chains...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th January 2020, 02:13
Replies: 44
Views: 2,274
Posted By Arctic
had a quick ride down to the FA yesterday no sign...

had a quick ride down to the FA yesterday no sign of life, all I saw was a few old fridges outside, there is some lorries parked on there which I presume are the ones used for the summer air slides...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 01:57
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Arctic
Rik just what I used in the end for my dash cam...

Rik just what I used in the end for my dash cam :D

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=276381&page=16
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 01:28
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
Removed the back box ready for fitting later...

Removed the back box ready for fitting later today, prepared the area above the back box and coated it with black waxyol spray.

I manged to get an extra year out of the original back box last...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2020, 00:01
Replies: 39
Views: 7,761
Posted By Arctic
Hi David. Hopefully not to late for...

Hi David.
Hopefully not to late for you but photo's will be reinstated over next couple of days, also a new way of fixing them to the car ;) Arctic
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 15:13
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Arctic
[/QUOTE] Hi Les. Thought I gave...

[/QUOTE]


Hi Les.
Thought I gave my number to you at the meet look out for PM with it attached ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 13:58
Replies: 44
Views: 2,080
Posted By Arctic
I have been waiting for the newer arms to come on...

I have been waiting for the newer arms to come on the market ? personally I would not want to fit two differing arms, I suppose it would be a good test to see which one wears better, but whom would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 12:53
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Arctic
Hi Les. One of the best jobs anyone...

Hi Les.
One of the best jobs anyone should take out on our cars, as you know I always have at least 5 manifold EGR & MAP sensor set up which I take to the meets for members whom wish to do...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 12:26
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Arctic
Hi Neil. You can get them from ebay...

Hi Neil.
You can get them from ebay link below.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 12:09
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By Arctic
Make up and use these they are a lot better.

Make up and use these they are a lot better.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2020, 11:57
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By Arctic
You could always fit Nylon washers, or even fibre...

You could always fit Nylon washers, or even fibre washers to the bolts & paper gasket between the crash bar and the chassis arms.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 16:39
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Arctic
Hi Scott. Nice one not hard jobs to...

Hi Scott.
Nice one not hard jobs to sort out couple of links below for brake pads.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 16:32
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Arctic
Those have been tried several times at our Nano...

Those have been tried several times at our Nano meets and failed miserably, as they could not be tightened up enough, if you can they seem to pull through so air on the caution side.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 10:30
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Arctic
Hi Bergen. You could try a good...

Hi Bergen.
You could try a good sharp centre punch north, south, east & west, round the edge of the of the rotating fixing point, which may stop it from turning enough to remove the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 10:12
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Arctic
HI Roy. Its the one with one green...

HI Roy.
Its the one with one green wire & two black wires photo below, ask one of the traders on here whom is breaking a tourer if you can purchase the whole light bulb section.
Forum: Items Wanted 16th January 2020, 01:05
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Arctic
Hi Boriss. Drop me a PM I have a...

Hi Boriss.
Drop me a PM I have a set & the sounder which will be needed also. If you want to fit power wash (properly), you *need* this.

Please bear in mind you will need a T4...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 00:45
Replies: 11,740
Views: 822,677
Posted By Arctic
Filters Fitted

Fitted all the filters, Air, PCV, Pollen, Fuel, Oil, & change of oil, inline stat, visual check on front and rear discs/pads, all fluids checked on his car, one Rover 40 now runs great. ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 15th January 2020, 09:53
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Arctic
Hi Mike. I looked through all the...

Hi Mike.
I looked through all the boxes yesterday, I am sorry to say they must have gone to the tip in my tidy up late November 2019 :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 10:56
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Arctic
Hi Matt. Nice looking car the colour...

Hi Matt.
Nice looking car the colour really stands out, the plates are good too, reminds me I must get mine plates sorted out on my FL 2 :} also miss my MGZT
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2020, 20:00
Replies: 40
Views: 1,862
Posted By Arctic
(YWD100040...

(YWD100040 (https://motopoland.com.ua/detail/7588226010/#lg=1&slide=6)).

And it's raining again. :devil:[/QUOTE]

Hi Simon.
yes they are hard to pull out those two little wires...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2020, 00:00
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By Arctic
:wot::iagree: worth investigating look at Simons...

:wot::iagree: worth investigating look at Simons threads where he removed it and was trying to find the best way to seal the end where the wires go through.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 23:55
Replies: 21
Views: 1,616
Posted By Arctic
Wow I just sent one of these to the tip :duh: ...

Wow I just sent one of these to the tip :duh:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-MG-ZT-Rover-75-Cover-Assembly-Engine-Camshaft-LDR104650/303440105241?hash=item46a6708f19:g:80sAAOSwf9teFb8N
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 18:40
Replies: 65
Views: 3,464
Posted By Arctic
Maybe drill a counter sink guide hole in the end...

Maybe drill a counter sink guide hole in the end of the prong then, or a bolt that as a flat end in place of the ball one at least you got it off
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