Go Back   The 75 and ZT Owners Club Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Image Gallery Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Notices

Showing results 1 to 150 of 1779
Search took 0.33 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Pete
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 12:23
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By Pete
It might be useful to check your car's MoT has...

It might be useful to check your car's MoT has been updated to include the 6 month exemption. To do this use the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history

If your car is not included you...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 20:20
Replies: 865
Views: 20,483
Posted By Pete
You didn't include being polite and respectful of...

You didn't include being polite and respectful of others?
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 20:02
Replies: 865
Views: 20,483
Posted By Pete
Very sorry for your loss. 3 members of my...

Very sorry for your loss.

3 members of my family tested positive earlier this week, so we're counting out the days and crossing everything available at the moment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 19:25
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By Pete
I'm afraid I gave it away a while back although I...

I'm afraid I gave it away a while back although I still have the TC. It will make a handy doorstop in the workshop I guess.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Pete
If you want to talk politics go to a politics...

If you want to talk politics go to a politics forum.

Not here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 07:59
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Pete
The server had a bit of a hiccup and needed to be...

The server had a bit of a hiccup and needed to be restarted remotely.
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 20:54
Replies: 865
Views: 20,483
Posted By Pete
Here's an idea. How about listing some good...

Here's an idea.

How about listing some good movies in a new thread.

Meanwhile, this one can go back to the subject title.
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 865
Views: 20,483
Posted By Pete
I'm getting a whiff of politics seeping out round...

I'm getting a whiff of politics seeping out round here.

I hope it will stop.

Now.
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Pete
I'd imagine over a few weeks we can all get a...

I'd imagine over a few weeks we can all get a chance to catch up on episodes of programmes we may have missed. The new series of Westworld is on along with a modern uptake of War of the Worlds, which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 21:52
Replies: 31
Views: 1,492
Posted By Pete
I very rarely take pics of my own cars (although...

I very rarely take pics of my own cars (although oddly it's in one of the pics above) so here's OVP at the NEC in 2018

https://i.imgur.com/1DADAYK.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 17:52
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Pete
To be honest I never liked it. The packaging was...

To be honest I never liked it. The packaging was frankly silly and the whole thing sagged in the middle.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 17:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,143
Posted By Pete
It was an idea mooted by the designer Richard...

It was an idea mooted by the designer Richard Woolley. Changes were mostly cosmetic but did also include about an inch chopped off the ride height. Although in retrospect a few elements were of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 17:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,219
Posted By Pete
Started cataloguing the large pile of spares to...

Started cataloguing the large pile of spares to be released for sale in the classifieds section after the crisis ends, cleaned up a pair of headlamp protectors, and sorted out a load of spares for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Pete
Ooh, XJ12, one motor I wouldn't say no to. ...

Ooh, XJ12, one motor I wouldn't say no to.

Don't forget, you can ask about any specialists recommended by members for future work.

Before further suggestions are made let us know what you find...
Forum: Events and Meets 26th March 2020, 23:22
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By Pete
As a member of the organising committee of...

As a member of the organising committee of Roverfest 2020, we have been reviewing the viability of the event especially in the light of the recent Government guidance regarding the Coronavirus...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 22:34
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By Pete
Continentals were the best for wear on my saloon...

Continentals were the best for wear on my saloon as well as being the quietest. I've got a set of Efficient Grips on the Tourer and they are very good indeed. I went through a set of Pilots on the ZT...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 18:05
Replies: 70
Views: 2,842
Posted By Pete
Working remotely is part of the job so no change...

Working remotely is part of the job so no change here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 13:15
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By Pete
I'd be interested to know a bit more. Any brand...

I'd be interested to know a bit more. Any brand details?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2020, 01:27
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Pete
Nice supercharger on the motor there, Rich.

Nice supercharger on the motor there, Rich.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2020, 00:03
Replies: 658
Views: 47,044
Posted By Pete
I do need to get the MAF, manifold and pipework...

I do need to get the MAF, manifold and pipework off the Tourer and thoroughly cleaned out. It's smoking like a nervous Dave Allen now. Plus it's got a rythmic chatter when cold from a pulley belt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 22:36
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Pete
Welcome - have fond memories of holidays round...

Welcome - have fond memories of holidays round your way (and a downright excellent if also rather drunken wedding!).
Forum: Events and Meets 15th March 2020, 14:10
Replies: 67
Views: 4,468
Posted By Pete
With the increase in cases of Coronavirus in the...

With the increase in cases of Coronavirus in the UK I am letting you know the current situation in regards to the forthcoming National Meet in April at the Wythall Transport Museum.

As of 15th...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 11:13
Replies: 32
Views: 2,192
Posted By Pete
As Paul, Simon, Colin and Rich have mentioned...

As Paul, Simon, Colin and Rich have mentioned above, while we are fine with people asking ad-hoc questions about other cars our focus is on the 75 and ZT range.

Other models from Rover and MG are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 19:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,035
Posted By Pete
I know where there is an decent early VdP with a...

I know where there is an decent early VdP with a talking dash which the owner may well let go to a good home. If I hadn't bought the 800 Coupe off him I would have gone home with that instead. Or...
Forum: Events and Meets 27th February 2020, 21:47
Replies: 67
Views: 4,468
Posted By Pete
I will be there and very much looking forward to...

I will be there and very much looking forward to this. In a good way, it will be even be a tiny bit emotional.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 27th February 2020, 21:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,968
Posted By Pete
I'll try to keep the Sunday clear to pop round. :}

I'll try to keep the Sunday clear to pop round. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2020, 20:10
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pete
Okay, but we're going off-topic so any questions...

Okay, but we're going off-topic so any questions please PM.

https://i.imgur.com/1nDxR7h.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 12:26
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pete
I do have a pic of it somewhere...

I do have a pic of it somewhere...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 12:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pete
There'll be some pics coming soon :)

There'll be some pics coming soon :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Pete
Could you try using another pic hosting site?...

Could you try using another pic hosting site? Sadly, Photobucket isn't a good option these days. Imgur.com is one you could try.

Looks a decent spec version from what I could gather in the pics.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2019, 11:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pete
Talking of which, I know of a Japanese car in...

Talking of which, I know of a Japanese car in Dorchester Red/ aubergine leather that's up for grabs for a good price.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2019, 11:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pete
Smile I didn't get any car-related pressies so I bought...

I didn't get any car-related pressies so I bought another Rover instead.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2019, 21:07
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Pete
If I wasn't down in Hampshire I'd put my hand up,...

If I wasn't down in Hampshire I'd put my hand up, Sutton's pretty easy to get to.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 25th November 2019, 20:20
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By Pete
**Gone** Free - JATCO Auto Trans

This item is no longer available.

Coming soon - a free JATCO Auto 'box from a KV6 unit.

Will come with the torque converter.

I might be able to drop off if you are en route between...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 08:50
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Pete
Remember the dent I was kindly given to the front...

Remember the dent I was kindly given to the front bumper of my Tourer during the show?

It disappeared on Sunday.

That car now has a name. Christine. :eek:
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 29th October 2019, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Pete
Hi Chris - it is from a 1.8 so not going to be of...

Hi Chris - it is from a 1.8 so not going to be of use I'm afraid.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 08:41
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By Pete
I think your house would be a great choice for a...

I think your house would be a great choice for a club meet! :D

One question I've pondered on a few times is whatever happened to the Mk1 body version(s).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 20:58
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Pete
Hope it goes well and don't forget to show some...

Hope it goes well and don't forget to show some pics. Mine is now tucked up in a de-humidified storage place until it goes to see Mr Hobbs in March.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 21st October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Pete
Manual Gearbox ** Now Reserved **

I have a manual transmission available - complete.

Free to a subscribed club member.

Collection or, if you live between Wolverhampton and Basingstoke, it might be deliverable.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 21:07
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By Pete
I have an inductor tool on my list to look for at...

I have an inductor tool on my list to look for at the Classic Show next month. The one you linked to looks great value though. Interesting name! :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,378
Posted By Pete
Without wishing to hijack the thread, it's worth...

Without wishing to hijack the thread, it's worth mentioning that Paul Baker Custom Metalwork near Southampton has also had very good reviews.

You can see his work on club member Hinged Bap's car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2019, 16:41
Replies: 30
Views: 2,519
Posted By Pete
I was thinking of laying an epoxy floor down in...

I was thinking of laying an epoxy floor down in my garage but I need to run a grinder over it first to get rid of the very poorly done tamped finish. Shouldn't take too long but it's a messy job.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 21:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,378
Posted By Pete
He is also very much in demand - the soonest he...

He is also very much in demand - the soonest he can fit me in is Easter next year!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 22:58
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By Pete
Plinth badges

I magpie'd a boot plinth from a 75 in a scrapyard last weekend for club member John down in Sydney. It's in decent enough nick as you can see:

https://i.imgur.com/rgbRSl8.jpg

It does need a new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 22:38
Replies: 90
Views: 9,146
Posted By Pete
Finger's crossed the Tourer will be a beauty!

Finger's crossed the Tourer will be a beauty!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 22:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By Pete
Mine's going there next weekend. :}

Mine's going there next weekend. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 22:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By Pete
We have done so in the past for people in similar...

We have done so in the past for people in similar circumstances. :}
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2019, 18:41
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Pete
Good to read Lilian is out and on the mend.

Good to read Lilian is out and on the mend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2019, 14:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,145
Posted By Pete
Parts for lower spec models really should be...

Parts for lower spec models really should be snapped up where found as they will be sorely needed one day. My Tourer has some premium parts on so they are coming off to return it back to original...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2019, 08:55
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Pete
You have a PM

You have a PM
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 20:26
Replies: 77
Views: 4,428
Posted By Pete
A little unfair. I have fond memories of one of...

A little unfair. I have fond memories of one of these:

https://i.imgur.com/e9P56Te.jpg

And one of these too!

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a0/Sportshatch_SM.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 13:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By Pete
I just had a root round in the workshop but the...

I just had a root round in the workshop but the pieces seem to have gone into hiding. So, I have done a very quick line drawing below.


https://i.imgur.com/zRwXwr0.jpg

Each end of the plastic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 08:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,372
Posted By Pete
I have a set ready for sending off for refurb....

I have a set ready for sending off for refurb. The plastic wishbones are a pain to remove, there is a lug on each end and they break off very easily so you end up with plastic needing to be drilled...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 18:19
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By Pete
You got the first bit right.

You got the first bit right.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 17:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By Pete
Stay on topic please.

Stay on topic please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 09:13
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Pete
Deliberate bump just to see if anyone is...

Deliberate bump just to see if anyone is available at very short notice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 09:07
Replies: 31
Views: 1,889
Posted By Pete
I had the sale brochure and got excited when I...

I had the sale brochure and got excited when I saw they were selling Tourer body sides for £60. Then I saw that was the o/s - I need a n/s. Just my luck! :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 20:14
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By Pete
Fancy being in a photoshoot?

Well, your car, that is!

The Joint Rover Clubs group are looking for one, maybe two, 75s to be in a photoshoot in Northampton. It's short notice I'm afraid - Sunday 11th August to be precise. But...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2018, 12:05
Replies: 7
Views: 535
Posted By Pete
I believe Jules was commenting on the...

I believe Jules was commenting on the increasingly silly articles appearing in the press.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2018, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By Pete
Irrelevant fact for you David re. Killing Joke -...

Irrelevant fact for you David re. Killing Joke - my elder brother knew the late Paul Raven.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2018, 13:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By Pete
If this thread continues with snipes and barbs in...

If this thread continues with snipes and barbs in posts then I will be most disappointed. Stay on topic and stop bickering.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 27th July 2018, 23:49
Replies: 28
Views: 3,234
Posted By Pete
I'll be having a gander at the Junkman vids. ...

I'll be having a gander at the Junkman vids.

I see Halfords are selling Meguiar's buckets and the grit guards too. £16.00 for them both. I can't justify that. So I won't bother and just buy them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2018, 19:25
Replies: 39
Views: 4,374
Posted By Pete
Very sad news indeed and condolences to John's...

Very sad news indeed and condolences to John's family.
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 30th May 2018, 22:03
Replies: 163
Views: 31,812
Posted By Pete
Calling French Members...

Bonjour!

I have had an email from a chap in the UK whose father in law passed away in January. He lived in Limoges and owned a 75. He is wondering how best to make sure the 75 moves on to someone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2018, 22:13
Replies: 156
Views: 15,506
Posted By Pete
Just to add to the list of specialists being...

Just to add to the list of specialists being recommended, Lates also knows his onions when it comes to cambelts.
Forum: Events and Meets 7th May 2018, 14:06
Replies: 285
Views: 36,814
Posted By Pete
Hi Peter, I have your two chairs safely...

Hi Peter,

I have your two chairs safely stored in my garage. I will see about bringing them with me to the next regional meet for you.

Kind regards,


Pete
Forum: Events and Meets 7th May 2018, 14:05
Replies: 285
Views: 36,814
Posted By Pete
A very big thank you to everyone who came along....

A very big thank you to everyone who came along. It was a real pleasure to see you all in the sunny surroundings of Hollycombe.

It was very humbling to give the first Windrush award to Lillian....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2018, 23:05
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By Pete
The email was sent to subscribed members who have...

The email was sent to subscribed members who have stated they wish to receive emails.

In the Subscribed Members section there is a thread about whitelisting the club email address in order to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2018, 22:38
Replies: 15
Views: 2,077
Posted By Pete
Those top folks at Bilt Hamber are donating a...

Those top folks at Bilt Hamber are donating a rather fantabulous detailing kit - thanks!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2018, 22:10
Replies: 56
Views: 8,215
Posted By Pete
It's an exceedingly good upper wishbone? I...

It's an exceedingly good upper wishbone?

I know, coat, then door.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2018, 22:14
Replies: 134
Views: 14,444
Posted By Pete
From memory, the Kremlin is being/has been pulled...

From memory, the Kremlin is being/has been pulled down. The Elephant House is still MG's sales centre for the area of course. Not entirely sure what the plans for the Conference Centre are.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2018, 15:11
Replies: 34
Views: 2,722
Posted By Pete
Very true, Mike.

Very true, Mike.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2018, 13:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
Pete, I should have said popping out - if the...

Pete, I should have said popping out - if the strut is being worked free and the hub is pivoting on the lower arm then would there be a chance the driveshaft could come out?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2018, 13:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
On that point, once the pinchbolt is free (which...

On that point, once the pinchbolt is free (which as we al know can be a bit of an epic struggle sometimes), what is the risk of the driveshaft popping while trying to get the strut out?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2018, 09:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
My clamps aren't far off the same sort of size so...

My clamps aren't far off the same sort of size so they should do the trick. Springs are one of the few bits I really don't like doing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2018, 00:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By Pete
For members in the South this chap in Winchester...

For members in the South this chap in Winchester may be worth getting in touch with:

http://www.pbcm.co.uk/

His work was documented in a thread here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2018, 00:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
Thanks for the info everyone. The struts will...

Thanks for the info everyone. The struts will need to be dismantled to get the parts surrounding the piston so it should be pretty logical to reassemble. I will however take the time to make sure the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2018, 17:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
Thanks Mike. The struts are new with an...

Thanks Mike. The struts are new with an additional coat of satin black Hard Hat. I placed the spring in and as you said the end of the coil butts up correctly. Now it's a case of understanding the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2018, 12:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,795
Posted By Pete
Front springs question

I'm going to fit a new set of springs and dampers to the front of the ZT.

I thought I should dry fit the springs to the struts to make sure I have been sent the right bits. The struts are correct...
Forum: The Pony Express 31st March 2018, 11:38
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By Pete
Hi Richard - is this the car I think it might be?...

Hi Richard - is this the car I think it might be? :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2018, 22:04
Replies: 0
Views: 23,891
Posted By Pete
Who Wants a FREE car?

Hello all,

A little while back I put out a request for anyone who was interested in having a 75 or ZT for free to contact me.

Since then we have been able to find new homes for several cars...
Forum: Events and Meets 16th March 2018, 21:30
Replies: 1
Views: 2,579
Posted By Pete
18th Rover Club Schweiz Meet

I have received what looks like a rather wonderful event taking place in May in Switzerland, and would like to share it with you all.

Dear Rover friends,

It is our pleasure to invitation you to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2018, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Pete
Before fitting I gave mine several coats of...

Before fitting I gave mine several coats of silver HT paint. So far it's looking as good as the day it went on, which was about 2 years ago. Of course, that paint doesn't protect the insides, but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2018, 21:47
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Pete
Replacement Exhuast Systems And Sections

Hello all,

As we all know, replacing rotten old exhaust systems can be a bit of a pain. You can opt to go for a stainless steel system of course, which will last for many years, but for some just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2018, 20:23
Replies: 537
Views: 60,648
Posted By Pete
Radioguy's advert is not listed in the forum. ...

Radioguy's advert is not listed in the forum.

If you are seeing an advert for his website I can only assume it is a cache issue.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2018, 19:24
Replies: 537
Views: 60,648
Posted By Pete
I am looking into this.

I am looking into this.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2018, 18:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By Pete
The seats might not be leather but as for the...

The seats might not be leather but as for the steering wheel..........
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2018, 21:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,582
Posted By Pete
He's been suspended for the moment.

He's been suspended for the moment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2018, 20:19
Replies: 88
Views: 11,732
Posted By Pete
I'm not sure Ken. I'll drop them a line and ask...

I'm not sure Ken. I'll drop them a line and ask for dimensions or if they can let me see a sample along with tech info.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2018, 15:29
Replies: 50
Views: 4,987
Posted By Pete
For anyone living in the South there is a chap...

For anyone living in the South there is a chap used by member higed_bap called Paul Baker Custom Metalwork Ltd. Based in Fishers Pond Hampshire the work looks to be a good standard too.

The thread...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2018, 12:32
Replies: 50
Views: 4,987
Posted By Pete
I have asked Roy to post the details of the...

I have asked Roy to post the details of the company who undertook the work.

I believe there is also a chap in Hampshire who does the same job to an excellent standard. I'll try to find his details...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2018, 12:22
Replies: 50
Views: 4,987
Posted By Pete
God knows we've tried, and keep trying.......

God knows we've tried, and keep trying.......
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2017, 21:15
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By Pete
Thanks all - one rather nice curry and a few...

Thanks all - one rather nice curry and a few beers later and I feel rather good about it!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2017, 20:10
Replies: 12,021
Views: 850,013
Posted By Pete
Did nothing on the MG today, but come Thursday...

Did nothing on the MG today, but come Thursday when I finish for the week the now very dead alternator will be coming off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2017, 21:13
Replies: 79
Views: 4,061
Posted By Pete
A downright excellent show this year, and so many...

A downright excellent show this year, and so many thanks due to everyone who came, set it up, ran it and took it down again.

It will be a while before the memories of Misery Motel fade...
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2017, 09:33
Replies: 46
Views: 2,000
Posted By Pete
Reading all this is very sad indeed - was hoping...

Reading all this is very sad indeed - was hoping to see Derek soon. Fingers crossed I will.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2017, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Pete
We have had 2 members come forward so at this...

We have had 2 members come forward so at this point it looks as if we're going to be okay.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2017, 22:43
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Pete
Anyone want to see their car in a classic magazine?

Hello everyone.

Here's a quick and brief little appeal to you all.

If you have a nice, photogenic Cowley model 75, would like to see it in a classic magazine and can get to Bicester on the 10th...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2017, 00:31
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Pete
The OP has decided to uplift his status to list...

The OP has decided to uplift his status to list his cars.

To allow him to see the original content I have temporarily published the thread.

The cars will be listed in the For Sale section...
Forum: Events and Meets 13th August 2017, 21:48
Replies: 191
Views: 15,680
Posted By Pete
Thank you to everyone who came along. The final...

Thank you to everyone who came along. The final figures will be with me in the coming days, but we believe we had nearly 800 cars at Wroxall, which according to our colleagues from the other clubs...
Forum: Events and Meets 11th August 2017, 23:37
Replies: 191
Views: 15,680
Posted By Pete
BTW, I believe a club member was asking for me...

BTW, I believe a club member was asking for me this evening.
Sorry I wasn't able to find you.
Forum: Events and Meets 11th August 2017, 23:30
Replies: 191
Views: 15,680
Posted By Pete
Just got back from a busy day setting up for the...

Just got back from a busy day setting up for the weekend.

Here's some pics of the wide variety of cars you can expect to see:

http://i.imgur.com/wNiVohq.jpg http://i.imgur.com/kX3bbwE.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2017, 20:59
Replies: 88
Views: 11,732
Posted By Pete
I'll have a chat with FIACOM and report back.

I'll have a chat with FIACOM and report back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2017, 22:21
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Pete
First time I used Waxoyl must be nigh-on 30 years...

First time I used Waxoyl must be nigh-on 30 years ago and I still use it - but only if I'm out of Bilt-Hamber. Waxoyl can be very messy to use while the likes of Dynax is quick and easy (the flexible...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2017, 22:07
Replies: 88
Views: 11,732
Posted By Pete
I'm seriously thinking about getting one for The...

I'm seriously thinking about getting one for The Beloved as the cost of overhaul (stripping, soda blasting, painting etc) will be not far off the price for a new subframe. The rest of the back end is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2017, 21:28
Replies: 88
Views: 11,732
Posted By Pete
Fancy a New Rover 75 Rear Subframe?

For a little while now - well, about 12 months on and off - I've been trying to hunt down the firm that produced the rear subframe bushes for the 75 and ZT.

That chase, despite a fair few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2017, 21:58
Replies: 12,021
Views: 850,013
Posted By Pete
Changed the lower engine mount. The ZT has been...

Changed the lower engine mount. The ZT has been vibrating quite unpleasantly recently. Got a replacement from DMGRS and jacked up the car.

This is the old one.

http://i.imgur.com/c0P02ky.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2017, 21:44
Replies: 19
Views: 3,458
Posted By Pete
imgur has done well for me if that's any help.

imgur has done well for me if that's any help.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2017, 21:42
Replies: 39
Views: 6,629
Posted By Pete
I've used this method a lot over the years,...

I've used this method a lot over the years, mainly on bike stuff or the Minor parts. I leave it for a couple of days with the charge provided by a very old charger unit and a circuit breaker in the...
Forum: Events and Meets 20th July 2017, 22:00
Replies: 191
Views: 15,680
Posted By Pete
Please be aware that pre-bookings end at Midnight...

Please be aware that pre-bookings end at Midnight on the 22nd July.

After this, the entry fee will still be the same but you won't get your free rally plate. So it's a nice little incentive to get...
Forum: Events and Meets 20th July 2017, 21:47
Replies: 191
Views: 15,680
Posted By Pete
Just to clarify, the parking on Sunday will be by...

Just to clarify, the parking on Sunday will be by overall model, so the 75s and ZTs will all be together - so club members are parking together.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2017, 19:19
Replies: 12,021
Views: 850,013
Posted By Pete
I'll probably get the air compressor and pipes...

I'll probably get the air compressor and pipes anyway as they will do as spares for The Beloved (still with me, under covers). I really need to get the front end of that one sorted this year - got a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2017, 22:53
Replies: 12,021
Views: 850,013
Posted By Pete
New fan, new condenser (courtesy of Jules, and...

New fan, new condenser (courtesy of Jules, and they are excellent replacements), new rear pads, tomorrow the new lower engine mount and undertray fixings.

I could do with changing the rear discs,...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 6th July 2017, 22:44
Replies: 17
Views: 2,503
Posted By Pete
I haven't used their tyre paint for many, many...

I haven't used their tyre paint for many, many years - in fact I haven't seen it on the shelves! I'll keep an eye out in future.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2017, 22:41
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Pete
We had a lot of interest in the car and it was...

We had a lot of interest in the car and it was most heartening to see so many wanted it. I hope we get a few more and other members are able to take them in too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2017, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Pete
I know that feeling. £550 thrown at the car over...

I know that feeling. £550 thrown at the car over the weekend and you would be hard pushed to tell.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2017, 20:56
Replies: 27
Views: 1,413
Posted By Pete
I can't agree on the business being unviable when...

I can't agree on the business being unviable when it was taken over, but the people involved were simply not up to the job.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2017, 16:25
Replies: 93
Views: 8,342
Posted By Pete
Mark asked for no more posts for the moment....

Mark asked for no more posts for the moment. Please respect his request.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2017, 16:16
Replies: 93
Views: 8,342
Posted By Pete
Have you informed a moderator?

Have you informed a moderator?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2017, 20:45
Replies: 43
Views: 3,254
Posted By Pete
I know of a 2002 model that has 28,000 on the...

I know of a 2002 model that has 28,000 on the clock too. It may well be up for sale here soon as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2017, 20:39
Replies: 36
Views: 1,443
Posted By Pete
Hopefully it will turn out to be nothing serious...

Hopefully it will turn out to be nothing serious and Dave will be out very quickly.
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2017, 15:44
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Pete
There are several places where you can say happy...

There are several places where you can say happy birthday to him personally.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2017, 10:31
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Pete
Speaking of which, I did the frame of my...

Speaking of which, I did the frame of my motorbike in a water-based clear over base and the depth in the finish is superb.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2017, 10:28
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Pete
It's a bit of a myth really. There have been some...

It's a bit of a myth really. There have been some restrictions put in place but if you take your car to a bodyshop the chances are the paint they are using will contain isocyanates, including water...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 21st April 2017, 22:43
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Pete
Your wheels put my straights to massive shame. ...

Your wheels put my straights to massive shame. In fact, the whole car needs a fair bit of cosmetic work now.
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2017, 01:23
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Pete
Our German Shepherd Poppy died in 2002, and her...

Our German Shepherd Poppy died in 2002, and her stepson Barney went in 2006. Still miss them every day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2017, 19:58
Replies: 53
Views: 997
Posted By Pete
The W211 is a decent car. The W210 is most...

The W211 is a decent car. The W210 is most certainly not.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2017, 21:33
Replies: 18
Views: 1,066
Posted By Pete
Old marketing factoid: the longer the copy the...

Old marketing factoid: the longer the copy the more responses you will get.



Thankfully the X350/X358 models are aluminium so you can put the angle grinder away. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2017, 20:27
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By Pete
I'm puzzled why the model description is given as...

I'm puzzled why the model description is given as 'Contemporary'.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2017, 16:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By Pete
Can't say I know anything about the one which has...

Can't say I know anything about the one which has given up its mirrors, but I certainly remember your car very well. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2017, 22:23
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By Pete
Unfortunately Andy when opinions have been aired...

Unfortunately Andy when opinions have been aired this has too often descended into spats and caused issues.

Don't worry Maninder, I'm not slapping your wrists over this! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2017, 18:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By Pete
I got a Clarke 150 about 10 years ago and it's...

I got a Clarke 150 about 10 years ago and it's still going nicely. The only thing I would suggest is don't bother with the little gas bottles as they run out just when you're halfway through a job!...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2017, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,888
Posted By Pete
Have you read this thread...

Have you read this thread (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=75696) from a while back? It might give some pointers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2017, 17:45
Replies: 45
Views: 2,919
Posted By Pete
Not been a real Jaguar since the Mk2? What were...

Not been a real Jaguar since the Mk2? What were the XJ6, XJ12, the XJ-C, XJ-S and XJ40 then?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2017, 10:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,452
Posted By Pete
Same here. As their products are designed for...

Same here. As their products are designed for ocean deployment Bilt Hamber is an excellent choice. I have previously used Waxoyl and found it good stuff if messy to use. When thinned down it can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2017, 23:22
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Pete
From memory, BMW contracted Durr to install a new...

From memory, BMW contracted Durr to install a new paint plant in Longbridge soon after purchase in 94 and later put in a new facility at Cowley. I think the paint was from a local firm called Carrs.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 11th February 2017, 22:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By Pete
I like to use a dose of Iron-X, then liquid wax...

I like to use a dose of Iron-X, then liquid wax followed by spray sealant such as the one made by Auto Glym. As brakes throw off tiny particles that can sink into paint, I prefer the liquids to get a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2017, 11:31
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Pete
Anything related to the SAIC MG range such as a...

Anything related to the SAIC MG range such as a visit to their London showroom would need to go in the relevant section, which is below:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=42...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 8th February 2017, 19:37
Replies: 57
Views: 3,242
Posted By Pete
Traders are fundamentally Subscribed Members....

Traders are fundamentally Subscribed Members. They have the same freedom to decided whether to post - or not - in a thread as any other member.

We encourage traders to communicate with members. A...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 8th February 2017, 17:10
Replies: 57
Views: 3,242
Posted By Pete
Jeff is perfectly at liberty to post within this...

Jeff is perfectly at liberty to post within this thread as any other.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2017, 19:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,254
Posted By Pete
Brian Luti's Dreadnought MG ZT 520, campaigned by...

Brian Luti's Dreadnought MG ZT 520, campaigned by his son Paul, was a regular on the track too.

http://i.imgur.com/D3F258r.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2017, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By Pete
That does look pretty clean. It would have been a...

That does look pretty clean. It would have been a huge shame for it to go off to the crusher.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2017, 19:09
Replies: 19
Views: 2,164
Posted By Pete
Hopefully fixed the issue now, but it might take...

Hopefully fixed the issue now, but it might take a day or so for it to clear completely
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2017, 18:35
Replies: 19
Views: 2,164
Posted By Pete
Just shows what you can learn about your car...

Just shows what you can learn about your car sometimes!

BTW, quite why the filter is intervening when there is a double space in your text is puzzling. I will have a look at it over the next...
Forum: V8 Forum 24th January 2017, 22:51
Replies: 45
Views: 5,529
Posted By Pete
http://www9.mg-cars.org.uk/mgoc260/photopost/data/...

http://www9.mg-cars.org.uk/mgoc260/photopost/data/500/medium/IMG_1067.JPG

That is a lovely colour and very eye-catching wheels too. :}
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2017, 14:16
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By Pete
I did the workshop roof 6 years ago using marine...

I did the workshop roof 6 years ago using marine ply boarding with EPDM on top. Not easy getting it up on the roof as it is a one-piece covering, but well worth it- still looks a treat and not so...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2017, 11:50
Replies: 29
Views: 1,537
Posted By Pete
I still miss mine and I sold it 30 years ago.

I still miss mine and I sold it 30 years ago.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2017, 09:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,242
Posted By Pete
It's a possible idea and I am sure for some who...

It's a possible idea and I am sure for some who are ill or have mobility issues it would be a boon, but does need some chewing over first.
Forum: V8 Forum 21st January 2017, 21:44
Replies: 45
Views: 5,529
Posted By Pete
As Paul remarked above, subscribers to the club...

As Paul remarked above, subscribers to the club can also upload directly, which is also very easy and fast.

As you are a registered member I thought the guidance I provided above would be of some...
Forum: V8 Forum 20th January 2017, 15:31
Replies: 45
Views: 5,529
Posted By Pete
I have conducted a couple of tests and cannot...

I have conducted a couple of tests and cannot find any issues at present.

Are your pictures already hosted within an image site? If not, here is a quick guide to using Imgur and getting pics in...
Showing results 1 to 150 of 1779

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 20:40.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2006-2020, The Rover 75 & MG ZT Owners Club Ltd