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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2019, 13:53
Replies: 14
Views: 817
Posted By mccano
I'll take the Panorama. No hesitation.

I'll take the Panorama. No hesitation.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2019, 09:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,339
Posted By mccano
It's not surprising you don't see many ZT on the...

It's not surprising you don't see many ZT on the road.
With a little over 20000 made ( ZT and ZTT combined) it's one of the rarest production car built in recent times.
InI taly they sold 114...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2019, 16:22
Replies: 101
Views: 5,028
Posted By mccano
Mini Cooper when I was 21, Metro Turbo at 32, ...

Mini Cooper when I was 21,
Metro Turbo at 32,
Rover 75 Tourer at 51,
MG ZTT at 54.
You never learn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 18:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By mccano
I would say Damson.

I would say Damson.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 22:48
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By mccano
Don't do it. Will look awful. 225 40 18 doesn't...

Don't do it.
Will look awful. 225 40 18 doesn't fill the arch as well as 225 45 18.
225 45 18 is the perfect size for the MG.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2019, 18:29
Replies: 236
Views: 24,748
Posted By mccano
500000 and counting..in km.

I recently hit the magic 500000 kilometers.
Still my daily drive and still in excellent shape.
As of today mileage is a shade under 312000.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 18:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,759
Posted By mccano
Best wheels by far. They suit your 75 very well.

Best wheels by far.
They suit your 75 very well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2019, 15:29
Replies: 122
Views: 5,246
Posted By mccano
In 1972, with my Innocenti Mini Cooper with wide...

In 1972, with my Innocenti Mini Cooper with wide wheels and a very noisy
exhaust.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2018, 19:14
Replies: 236
Views: 24,748
Posted By mccano
Rover 75, 210000 made; MG, 27000 made, maybe this...

Rover 75, 210000 made; MG, 27000 made, maybe this is one of the reasons..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2018, 12:37
Replies: 26
Views: 1,955
Posted By mccano
I got my ZTT brand new from an official dealer in...

I got my ZTT brand new from an official dealer in October 2005 and still got it.
From the same dealer I got my Rover 75 Tourer Connoisseur in 2002, then part exchanged for the ZTT.
Total mileage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2018, 23:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,272
Posted By mccano
Today, on my way to Rome, I hit the magic 300000...

Today, on my way to Rome, I hit the magic 300000 miles..482700 in km.
Still going strong, and very enjoyable.
ZTT CDTi, one owner from new.
Forum: Humour Corner 21st March 2018, 22:06
Replies: 120
Views: 10,449
Posted By mccano
What do you call a Punjabi in jail.. Singh...

What do you call a Punjabi in jail..

Singh Singh
Forum: Items Wanted 13th March 2018, 13:11
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By mccano
DPG000160 bracket premium bumper

As per title, has anybody got one?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2018, 18:50
Replies: 104
Views: 7,502
Posted By mccano
No real niggles..it would have been perfect with...

No real niggles..it would have been perfect with a BMW 3 litre diesel engine
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2018, 11:42
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By mccano
By the way, the Club badge survived intact..

By the way, the Club badge survived intact..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2018, 22:09
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By mccano
My ZTT.. very nearly a write off

On January 12th, driving back home from Florence I was involved in an

accident where luckily only the cars were damaged. I was in the overtaking

lane, doing probably 70mph, when an Opel Meriva...
Forum: Humour Corner 6th February 2018, 19:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By mccano
At last one that's easy to translate in...

At last one that's easy to translate in Italian..Juventus in place of Newcastle.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2018, 00:10
Replies: 39
Views: 4,005
Posted By mccano
2003 Connoisseur 2.5 V6 in Genova Italy,...

2003 Connoisseur 2.5 V6 in Genova Italy, Sandstone trim and Meteor wheels

Not mine, but bought new by a good friend after having seen and road

tested my Tourer.. he traded in a Jaguar XJ6 and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2017, 20:24
Replies: 133
Views: 10,501
Posted By mccano
I got my Navall just a year ago,it was delivered...

I got my Navall just a year ago,it was delivered to Italy in a week, fitted in an

hour and has proved to be a good and inexpensive buy. Communication with Sean

was easy and pleasant. Of course...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2017, 20:07
Replies: 172
Views: 9,591
Posted By mccano
I'll start the story from 1981, when I started...

I'll start the story from 1981, when I started working seriously..Mini Clubman Estate, then in 1983 MG Metro Turbo, it was a nightmare but I really loved that car. In 1985 Golf GTI and then 3 GTI's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2017, 20:27
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By mccano
OK on a 75..I removed them from my ZTT the first...

OK on a 75..I removed them from my ZTT the first day I got the car and never regretted the decision
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2017, 20:23
Replies: 54
Views: 3,304
Posted By mccano
Very sad..what can one say

Very sad..what can one say
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2017, 13:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By mccano
Quite possibly the worst trim combination I have...

Quite possibly the worst trim combination I have ever seen
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2017, 12:18
Replies: 236
Views: 24,748
Posted By mccano
Hi Trikey.. Please note that my car is a...

Hi Trikey..

Please note that my car is a ZTT, mileage now 280000

Thank you
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th September 2017, 08:43
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By mccano
I think first facelift chassis was 321638

I think first facelift chassis was 321638
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2017, 17:15
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By mccano
Actually it happens to me on my LHD ZTT. I am...

Actually it happens to me on my LHD ZTT. I am rather tall and in certain situations it's quite difficult to read the gauge.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2017, 20:28
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By mccano
British car registered in Italy January-July 2017...

British car registered in Italy January-July 2017

Mini 14629 (Maybe owned by BMW but very British)

Land Rover 12224 (Evoque, Discovery, Range).. Not bad considering the price

Jaguar 3528 ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2017, 20:51
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By mccano
Good match on my facelift ZTT built in July 2004....

Good match on my facelift ZTT built in July 2004. Fuel cap dated 06 04.
Forum: Events and Meets 22nd July 2017, 13:18
Replies: 191
Views: 15,661
Posted By mccano
All going according to plan, I should be there on...

All going according to plan, I should be there on Sunday with Black Pearl..

See you soon
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2017, 16:43
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By mccano
Clark, please...

Clark, please...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2017, 14:26
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By mccano
JGA, I believe

JGA, I believe
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2017, 20:23
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By mccano
It's on my watch list, but with a price tag like...

It's on my watch list, but with a price tag like that, I'm afraid it's going to stay there..Never seen before, though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2017, 21:06
Replies: 45
Views: 2,085
Posted By mccano
All the best..get well soon

All the best..get well soon
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2017, 07:49
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By mccano
Easy..Car of the month December 2012

Easy..Car of the month December 2012
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2017, 17:13
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By mccano
The Rover brand is fading fast from memory. MG...

The Rover brand is fading fast from memory. MG brand is better known but not for the ZT range.. People in the street don't know what i am driving. There are very few 75 currently for sale in Italy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2017, 19:53
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By mccano
Not any more. 75 sold fairly well in the...

Not any more. 75 sold fairly well in the beginning, while ZT and ZTT were always extremely rare. All my friends thought I was crazy when I got my MG, but I have to say I never liked another car so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2017, 13:29
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By mccano
ZTT MOT at 275000 mls

MOT in Italy is every two years, My MG passed the test yesterday with no advisories at all..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2017, 13:51
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By mccano
Help for gear selelector cables Italy

Hi,

Can anybody point me in the right direction for the two gear selector cables for my 2005 Mg ZT Tourer Diesel..Are they all the same saloon tourer 75 and Mg?
Thanks in advance to all

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2017, 17:05
Replies: 67
Views: 1,554
Posted By mccano
I'm going contra flow.. 1) 75 Tourer Mk 2...

I'm going contra flow..

1) 75 Tourer Mk 2 Premium Grille
2) ZTT Mk 2
3) 75 Tourer Mk 2

I would happily take a 75 Saloon MK 1 PPD as a sunday car

But, at the end of the day, they all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 22:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By mccano
I know there are two different numbers.. I am 128...

I know there are two different numbers.. I am 128 on my public profile
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 22:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,064
Posted By mccano
Joined on 6th. November 2006, membership number...

Joined on 6th. November 2006, membership number 128, still driving the

same car (269000 mls.) and very happy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 17:14
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By mccano
Thank you.. problem solved in the meantime.

Thank you.. problem solved in the meantime.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 12:42
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By mccano
Navall Star Miles to Kilometers

Posted here for more visibility..

Just installed and very pleased ..it looks stunning in the car and everything

works perfectly. Only problem, how do you switch from miles to km. on the

GPS...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 9th February 2017, 19:26
Replies: 577
Views: 63,534
Posted By mccano
Navall Star just installed

Hi,

Navall just installed..it looks great and everything works including steering

wheel switches. Only hiccup so far we have been unable to switch from miles

to kilometers and even if the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2017, 17:22
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By mccano
Six Tourers in Gulfstream and possibly one only...

Six Tourers in Gulfstream and possibly one only with these specs..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2017, 17:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By mccano
The wheels are the 17 inch Meteors, Gridspokes...

The wheels are the 17 inch Meteors, Gridspokes were never fitted to the 75
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2017, 15:40
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By mccano
I have used Kuhmo on my ZTT with complete...

I have used Kuhmo on my ZTT with complete satisfaction. Not too expensive and they are even nice looking..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2017, 17:49
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By mccano
Good news indeed..

Good news indeed..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2017, 10:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,107
Posted By mccano
Go for 11 spoke in silver sparkle..I may be a...

Go for 11 spoke in silver sparkle..I may be a litle biased.
Have a look at car of the month for dec 2012
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2017, 16:58
Replies: 236
Views: 24,748
Posted By mccano
I'm wondering if this is a record of sort.. ...

I'm wondering if this is a record of sort..
278000 miles, one owner from new, ZTT CDTi, from October 2005.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2016, 22:12
Replies: 34
Views: 1,756
Posted By mccano
Brian, You have a pm.. Luciano

Brian,

You have a pm..

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2016, 18:57
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By mccano
MG 6 possibly...

MG 6 possibly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2016, 10:05
Replies: 75
Views: 3,640
Posted By mccano
Before our cars achieve real collector's status...

Before our cars achieve real collector's status it will take a long time and will not happen during my lifetime..
I have done a number of mods to my ZTT to achieve the standards I required.
I had...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2016, 14:39
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By mccano
Happy Birthday, Paul..Enjoy..

Happy Birthday, Paul..Enjoy..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2016, 23:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,081
Posted By mccano
Maybe conservative, I'd go for Silver...

Maybe conservative, I'd go for Silver sparkle..black is ok for tyres, not for wheels, imho.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2016, 23:05
Replies: 150
Views: 14,226
Posted By mccano
MG for me, second design. Chrome if possible and...

MG for me, second design. Chrome if possible and with all internals as I have only one key
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2016, 18:48
Replies: 47
Views: 2,445
Posted By mccano
Fit 11 spokes and you'll be pleased..Ride will...

Fit 11 spokes and you'll be pleased..Ride will suffer a bit, but not too much.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2016, 14:42
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By mccano
Isnt' it easier just using a few new clips ?

Isnt' it easier just using a few new clips ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2016, 10:46
Replies: 94
Views: 9,019
Posted By mccano
Really enjoyed my visit to the NEC and the...

Really enjoyed my visit to the NEC and the welcome I had from Reebs, Fusilier and Duotone.The three cars on show were stunning, but Fusilier's was my favourite. Got back to Italy on Tuesday evening...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2016, 21:03
Replies: 94
Views: 9,019
Posted By mccano
Having survived the last National driving my...

Having survived the last National driving my wife's Mercedes, I'll make amends and take the ZTT to the NEC.
That's the plan..
Leaving Friday morning and drive to Calais, spend night.
Saturday...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2016, 18:26
Replies: 67
Views: 3,016
Posted By mccano
Happy Birthday to the Club.. As for me I'm very...

Happy Birthday to the Club..
As for me I'm very happy I have been a member for ten years today, and that I was able to attend the first meeting in Gaydon in January 2006, with my then brand new ZTT,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2016, 17:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By mccano
260000 miles Tomorrow.. October 2005 ZTT one...

260000 miles Tomorrow.. October 2005 ZTT one owner from new,and has been resting 2010/2012 while I drove 100000 miles in a Chrysler 300.
Still drives beautifully. Original exhaust, one clutch, a few...
Forum: Events and Meets 13th August 2016, 15:13
Replies: 250
Views: 23,392
Posted By mccano
And my wife will do the same..

And my wife will do the same..
Forum: Events and Meets 7th August 2016, 11:08
Replies: 250
Views: 23,392
Posted By mccano
Thank you, looking forward to that..

Thank you, looking forward to that..
Forum: Events and Meets 7th August 2016, 10:27
Replies: 250
Views: 23,392
Posted By mccano
Paul, thank you..seen your reply. Add two people...

Paul, thank you..seen your reply. Add two people in wrong car.
Forum: Events and Meets 6th August 2016, 15:34
Replies: 250
Views: 23,392
Posted By mccano
Paul, Have a look at your PM Regards, ...

Paul,

Have a look at your PM

Regards,

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2016, 19:07
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By mccano
I did 197000 miles before replacing the clutch on...

I did 197000 miles before replacing the clutch on my 2005 ZTT diesel..
Forum: Items Wanted 5th April 2016, 16:26
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By mccano
Urgent request from Italy

Hi to all,

I need (rather urgently) one glass for the right hand rear door of my MG ZT Tourer. Any help would be appreciated. Item is not availabale in Italy and it's 140£ from Rimmers. Payment...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2015, 08:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,108
Posted By mccano
Congratulations for your 5000 posts, for your...

Congratulations for your 5000 posts, for your lovely car and best wishes for your health..

Luciano
Forum: Events and Meets 21st May 2015, 11:25
Replies: 363
Views: 40,416
Posted By mccano
Thanks from Italy

Safely back in Italy after a painless 2000 miles round trip.
I would like to thank all the organizers and all the people who made favourable comments about my seats.
I was of course very pleased to...
Forum: Events and Meets 27th April 2015, 14:32
Replies: 363
Views: 40,416
Posted By mccano
Hi, Just paid via Paypal, Luciano

Hi,
Just paid via Paypal,
Luciano
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd April 2015, 21:19
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By mccano
Thank you, I only know because I fitted them...

Thank you, I only know because I fitted them wrong in the first place!
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd April 2015, 21:04
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By mccano
Thank you, glad you like it..All going according...

Thank you, glad you like it..All going according to plan I should attend the national in May.
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd April 2015, 20:58
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By mccano
You may have seen dark red seats on my LHD black...

You may have seen dark red seats on my LHD black ZTT..Car of the month in December 2012. It was a professional full retrim done in Italy.
Forum: Items Wanted 21st April 2015, 20:38
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By mccano
They are not interchangeable..I know because I...

They are not interchangeable..I know because I got them wrong when I refitted them. They have a subtly different curve.
Forum: Events and Meets 21st April 2015, 12:54
Replies: 363
Views: 40,416
Posted By mccano
I am 90% positive I should be able to...

I am 90% positive I should be able to attend..Loads of little jobs to do before the car is presentable. Please put me down provisionally.
Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2015, 19:43
Replies: 110
Views: 6,985
Posted By mccano
I have covered 366000 miles since 2002, first...

I have covered 366000 miles since 2002, first with a 75 Tourer and then with a ZTT since 2005, plus 100000 odd miles with a diesel Chrysler 300.
Diesel was really the only sensible option, bearing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2015, 13:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By mccano
225000 happy miles since October 2005..On top of...

225000 happy miles since October 2005..On top of that she rested for 2 years and a half while I used a Chrysler 300. Keeping my finger crossed she seems to keep running better and better.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2014, 14:08
Replies: 236
Views: 24,748
Posted By mccano
Not too far.. 222500 today. Mine from new (Oct....

Not too far.. 222500 today. Mine from new (Oct. 2005)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2014, 12:04
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By mccano
2002 75 Tourer Connoisseur CDT 140000 mls 2005...

2002 75 Tourer Connoisseur CDT 140000 mls
2005 MG ZT T CDTi 222000 mls and counting
1983 MG Metro Turbo 30000 mls
All mine from new.. The Metro was possibly the worst car I ever owned, but I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2014, 18:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,342
Posted By mccano
2005 ZTT.One careful owner from new (me)..and...

2005 ZTT.One careful owner from new (me)..and 220000 mls. completed today.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2014, 20:18
Replies: 40
Views: 2,291
Posted By mccano
Driver's grab handle and seatbelts bolt covers..

Driver's grab handle and seatbelts bolt covers..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2014, 18:16
Replies: 139
Views: 7,059
Posted By mccano
BMW 330 d engine and automatic tailgate opening...

BMW 330 d engine and automatic tailgate opening on tourer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2014, 20:27
Replies: 42
Views: 1,694
Posted By mccano
I replaced mine at 197000 miles. MG ZTT diesel,...

I replaced mine at 197000 miles. MG ZTT diesel, one careful owner from new.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2013, 20:44
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By mccano
I had a look at the ad and it says that the the...

I had a look at the ad and it says that the the car has been totally resprayed.
It appears to be a very nice colour, but almost certainly non standard. Also it doesn't match the interior trim very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2013, 13:12
Replies: 13
Views: 822
Posted By mccano
Nearly 200000 mls with original clutch

The clutch on my ZTT has expired at last at 196000 mls. Car is already back on the road ready for a few more miles. Expensive but worthwile.
Next on the map a full set of shock absorbers.. any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2013, 20:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,728
Posted By mccano
I got my oem premium bumper from Gazza at the...

I got my oem premium bumper from Gazza at the Pride of Longridge event and he mentioned the ones possibly available in Italy. I got in touch with the guy immediately and he told me he had sold all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2013, 20:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
Posted By mccano
I would go to the nearest Dealer tomorrow and buy...

I would go to the nearest Dealer tomorrow and buy one, seriously..
Forum: Was it you? 31st August 2013, 18:56
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By mccano
That was quite a trip, and you didn't hang around...

That was quite a trip, and you didn't hang around when you passed me!
Good thing that we use and cherish cars with character, who would take a picture of another Audi A6 or of a BMW 520 on a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2013, 18:45
Replies: 38
Views: 1,899
Posted By mccano
I don't dislike Crowns, it's the size that's...

I don't dislike Crowns, it's the size that's wrong.. In my opinion the only styling flaw on early 75's was the huge gap between tyre and wheelarch.
I am obviously biased, but for me it's 11 spokes...
Forum: Was it you? 19th August 2013, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By mccano
Yes indeed, Me and my wife on our way to UK. I...

Yes indeed,
Me and my wife on our way to UK. I was nearly sure the ZT belonged to a member and was very pleased to exchange a flash. We are now in Leicestershire and have seen quite a few ZT and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2013, 10:02
Replies: 105
Views: 9,007
Posted By mccano
I can't wait..James Taylor's books are truly...

I can't wait..James Taylor's books are truly excellent.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2013, 15:38
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By mccano
Very nice,I did the same to my ZTT.. can I make a...

Very nice,I did the same to my ZTT.. can I make a suggestion to finish the job? The exhaust trim is brushed stainless steel and will polish beautifully to match the rest of the bling.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2013, 19:12
Replies: 349
Views: 14,745
Posted By mccano
95% of aftermarket wheels...

95% of aftermarket wheels...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2013, 12:49
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By mccano
I also tried paint stripper, but with little...

I also tried paint stripper, but with little success. Eventually I had all the trim professionally stripped chemically and the result was outstanding. The trim is stainless steel and not chromium...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2013, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By mccano
My ZTT hit 300000 today (Km. not Miles)

For the first time in my motoring life I have driven 300000 Km. (186000 miles) in one car. I am very pleased and the car is still going strong on the original clutch. One careful owner from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2013, 19:44
Replies: 405
Views: 33,695
Posted By mccano
ZTT, now 182000 mls, still original clutch.

ZTT, now 182000 mls, still original clutch.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2013, 20:07
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By mccano
Thank you all for now..

Thank you all for now..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2013, 20:07
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By mccano
ZTT discs and shock absorbers

Are the front discs from the ZTT 190 a straight swap for a ZTT diesel?
Anybody knows a good source for ZTT shock absorbers? (Facelift model)
Thank you,
Luciano
Forum: Events and Meets 6th April 2013, 08:51
Replies: 527
Views: 46,207
Posted By mccano
Please add my name. It will be my first POL. ...

Please add my name. It will be my first POL.
See you soon,
Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2013, 21:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,235
Posted By mccano
177 vs 190

I'm sure it has been asked before.. What's the difference between the 177 hp Rover 75 and 190hp MG Zt engines?
Thank you in advance
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2013, 08:38
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By mccano
I remember the car very well from .org. If you...

I remember the car very well from .org.
If you want to have a look at a black ZTT with red seats check the December 2012 car of the month.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2013, 09:07
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By mccano
Before going professional I tried myself with...

Before going professional I tried myself with paint stripper. It just took ages as the paint is quite thick in places and it was a messy affair..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2013, 08:49
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By mccano
They are even better than chrome..they are...

They are even better than chrome..they are stainless steel and you can have them chemically stripped with no problem whatsoever. I did it on my ZTT and was very pleased with the results. Only snag is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2013, 18:50
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By mccano
Agree to the two previous comments..

Agree to the two previous comments..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2013, 18:49
Replies: 84
Views: 4,939
Posted By mccano
I agree that the Rodius tops the list.. I can't...

I agree that the Rodius tops the list.. I can't comment on the Chrysler 300 as I have one myself and quite like it (not as much as my ZTT)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2013, 11:51
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By mccano
Pre facelift 75 had 225 45 17, facelift 75 had...

Pre facelift 75 had 225 45 17, facelift 75 had 215 50 17.
Difference is small, but 215 fill the arch a little more. Overall diameter for 215 is 64.68 cm and for 225 is 63.43 cm. Sidewall height is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2013, 20:32
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By mccano
Dials look indeed superb, one of the best mods I...

Dials look indeed superb, one of the best mods I have seen so far.
Could you please expand?

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2013, 20:29
Replies: 556
Views: 43,671
Posted By mccano
Well done, 4 sets for me.

Well done, 4 sets for me.
Forum: Social Forum 14th February 2013, 21:28
Replies: 267
Views: 18,800
Posted By mccano
Very sad news indeed. My deepest condolences to...

Very sad news indeed. My deepest condolences to Family and Friends.

Luciano
Forum: Humour Corner 11th February 2013, 12:02
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By mccano
One of the best!

One of the best!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2012, 20:36
Replies: 86
Views: 4,117
Posted By mccano
My choice: 1) 75 Tourer Premium Grille 2) ...

My choice:
1) 75 Tourer Premium Grille
2) ZT T Mk II
3) 75 Saloon Premium Grille
4) 75 Saloon Mk I
5) 75 Tourer Mk I
6) 75 Tourer Mk II
7) 75 Saloon Mk II
8) ZT T Mk I
9) ZT Mk II
Forum: Humour Corner 14th December 2012, 19:56
Replies: 2
xxx
Views: 556
Posted By mccano
One of the very best.. Luciano

One of the very best..

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2012, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By mccano
When I decided my ZTT needed replacement, the...

When I decided my ZTT needed replacement, the only car I considered was indeed the Chrysler 300 Touring. From a point of view of straight line performance there is really no contest, there is no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2012, 20:01
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By mccano
I had the same idea.. by the way SMC trading are...

I had the same idea.. by the way SMC trading are selling the same at under 40£..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2012, 19:59
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By mccano
Oslo blue ??

Oslo blue ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2012, 10:22
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By mccano
Facelift front and rear bumper are both different...

Facelift front and rear bumper are both different from MK 1.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2012, 20:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By mccano
This discussion could go on forever..I drive a MK...

This discussion could go on forever..I drive a MK 2 ZTT , a real beauty.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2012, 16:40
Replies: 43
Views: 3,805
Posted By mccano
Dave, I think the production numbers for 2004...

Dave,
I think the production numbers for 2004 include also a few MK 1s, both 75's and ZT's
My calculation was based on first facelift vin number being 321638.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2012, 09:43
Replies: 43
Views: 3,805
Posted By mccano
Dave , If I have my numbers right only 33556...

Dave ,
If I have my numbers right only 33556 facelifts were produced, of which around 7500 were ZT and ZTT. Can you confirm?

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2012, 09:42
Replies: 43
Views: 3,805
Posted By mccano
That's exactly the reason i bought mine..Around...

That's exactly the reason i bought mine..Around 100 facelift ZTT in Italy.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2012, 17:35
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By mccano
According to my brochure it would have been...

According to my brochure it would have been possible to order a Zircon silver Tourer with the deep sea green leather from the personal line at a cost of 250 GBP including VAT. However the recommended...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2012, 08:09
Replies: 73
Views: 4,280
Posted By mccano
In my opinion the 75 should have never been...

In my opinion the 75 should have never been fitted with 15 inch wheels.
At least 16 or even better 17.
Tyre size is also quite important as the 225 45 17 fitted as an option still didn't fill the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2012, 11:26
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By mccano
Brilliant, Thank you. Luciano

Brilliant,
Thank you.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2012, 16:51
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By mccano
That's a great idea,then we can compare notes. ...

That's a great idea,then we can compare notes.
Ideally where possible could you please include publication number.
Thank you in advance.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2012, 08:13
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By mccano
Same here...

Same here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2012, 20:33
Replies: 20
Views: 3,538
Posted By mccano
Rover 75 Brochures

Has anyone ever compiled a list of all Rover 75 brochures for the UK market ?

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2012, 09:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By mccano
That's the car..Everything going according to...

That's the car..Everything going according to plan,we should collect the 75 on Friday.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2012, 07:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By mccano
Yes,indeed..I was there and really enjoyed the...

Yes,indeed..I was there and really enjoyed the visit.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2012, 15:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By mccano
I havent's seen the car yet and I am judging only...

I havent's seen the car yet and I am judging only from some fairly poor pictures.
The car is standard spec and needs a little bit of tlc. There are however two very small plugs just behind the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2012, 15:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,560
Posted By mccano
Former President of Italy Rover 75

Francesco Cossiga was President of Italy 1985-1992.
In 2001 he acquired for his personal use a Rover 75 Connoisseur 2 litre petrol in Royal blue with sandstone trim and high line satnav. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2012, 10:04
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By mccano
Innocenti Mini Cooper,Morris Mini 850, Mini...

Innocenti Mini Cooper,Morris Mini 850, Mini Clubman Estate,Morris Mini Cooper S MKII, MG Metro Turbo, Rover 820 Coupe Turbo, Rover 75 Tourer, MG ZTT.
No MG Rover but Made in England Ford Anglia and...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 22nd April 2012, 22:30
Replies: 50
Views: 5,470
Posted By mccano
Vey nice and very rare.Less than 100 ZT were sold...

Vey nice and very rare.Less than 100 ZT were sold in Italy

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2012, 09:39
Replies: 62
Views: 4,210
Posted By mccano
Name is Howard Rae from Lancaster.He is a friend...

Name is Howard Rae from Lancaster.He is a friend of mine I met on on a railway model forum. Having discovered he had a 75 I invited him to joyn us for the National.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2012, 16:26
Replies: 42
Views: 2,550
Posted By mccano
I have the feeling this discussion could go on...

I have the feeling this discussion could go on forever..beauty is really in the eye of the beholder.To be on the safe side I would like one each,please.
Wheels are very important to the look of any...
Forum: Events and Meets 11th April 2012, 20:56
Replies: 509
Views: 31,827
Posted By mccano
Please add my name for the Sunday. MG ZT T cdti...

Please add my name for the Sunday. MG ZT T cdti Pearl black.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2012, 16:53
Replies: 34
Views: 1,477
Posted By mccano
ZTT CDTi, 155000 mls. from October 2005 to Nov...

ZTT CDTi,
155000 mls. from October 2005 to Nov 2009,then put to rest until March 2012 and now ready for a few more

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2012, 16:29
Replies: 30
Views: 2,502
Posted By mccano
Am I correct in assuming all R 75 were facelift...

Am I correct in assuming all R 75 were facelift and 214 ZT were MK 1s?

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2012, 16:26
Replies: 30
Views: 2,502
Posted By mccano
Thanks for sharing..very useful piece of info.Do...

Thanks for sharing..very useful piece of info.Do you know by any chance how many were made in lhd? Sometimes they appear for sale in Holland and Germany at really staggering prices.
Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2012, 20:52
Replies: 32
Views: 4,289
Posted By mccano
I'll take the Tourer in Aubergine...

I'll take the Tourer in Aubergine Supertallic,thank you..

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2012, 20:11
Replies: 700
Views: 137,664
Posted By mccano
No link, But the first Audi to go in production...

No link,
But the first Audi to go in production with the singleframe grille was the A6 saloon in April 2004.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2012, 11:56
Replies: 700
Views: 137,664
Posted By mccano
Very well said,indeed.. Luciano

Very well said,indeed..

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2012, 23:17
Replies: 405
Views: 33,695
Posted By mccano
My ZTT has done 155000 miles from Oct 2005 to Nov...

My ZTT has done 155000 miles from Oct 2005 to Nov 2009.She had two years rest and will do a few more miles starting next month.Still on original clutch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2012, 21:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By mccano
In publication number 5646 (1999) Aubergine...

In publication number 5646 (1999) Aubergine Leather or Velour is recommended for Arran white,Raven black,Moonstone green,White gold,Dorchester red and Pewter grey.
I vividly remember a Pewter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2012, 08:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,892
Posted By mccano
I agree totally,I did my dash in black to match...

I agree totally,I did my dash in black to match the car.

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2012, 18:58
Replies: 14
Views: 2,892
Posted By mccano
Tim, If you want to have a look at a piano...

Tim,
If you want to have a look at a piano black dash go to my post dated 23 jan "my ZTTi s back on the road"

Luciano
Forum: Items Wanted 24th January 2012, 08:35
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By mccano
Reading my post I just realized it can be...

Reading my post I just realized it can be confusing.
What I need is the metal shield on the rear bumper just above the rear exhaust pipes.
Sorry and thank you,
Luciano
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd January 2012, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By mccano
Exhaust heat shield

For facelift ZT T diesel 2005

Luciano
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd January 2012, 22:56
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By mccano
Black oak/black leather steering wheel

Doesn't need to be perfect..

Luciano
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2012, 22:53
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By mccano
Well done,Bingo!

Well done,Bingo!
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