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Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2018, 12:05
Replies: 7
Views: 438
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: 618
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: 1,341
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: 2,665
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: 3,990
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: 143
Views: 23,621
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: 13,037
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: 33,199
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: 33,199
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: 1,783
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: 1,856
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: 53
Views: 6,761
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: 13,359
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: 2,316
Posted By Pete
Very true, Mike.

Very true, Mike.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2018, 13:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
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: 1,574
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: 1,574
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: 1,427
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: 1,574
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: 1,574
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: 1,574
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: 988
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: 19,990
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: 2,400
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: 603
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: 603
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: 535
Views: 53,335
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: 535
Views: 53,335
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: 975
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: 1,349
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: 87
Views: 10,139
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: 4,578
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: 4,578
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: 4,578
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: 672
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: 10,588
Views: 696,455
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: 3,943
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: 1,915
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: 470
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: 470
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: 681
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: 14,659
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: 14,659
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: 14,659
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: 87
Views: 10,139
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: 629
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: 87
Views: 10,139
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: 87
Views: 10,139
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: 10,588
Views: 696,455
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: 14
Views: 2,796
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: 6,072
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: 14,659
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: 14,659
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: 10,588
Views: 696,455
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: 10,588
Views: 696,455
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: 2,224
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: 566
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: 485
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: 1,333
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: 8,183
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: 8,183
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: 3,060
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: 1,348
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: 513
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: 509
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: 509
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: 545
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: 989
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: 881
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: 1,007
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: 983
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: 983
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: 838
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: 1,273
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: 1,396
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: 2,764
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: 1,364
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: 747
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: 1,293
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: 189
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: 3,151
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: 3,151
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: 1,092
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: 619
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: 1,927
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: 1,927
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: 5,170
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: 1,247
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: 1,476
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: 1,073
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: 5,170
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: 5,170
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...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2017, 00:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
Grand news.

Grand news.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2017, 00:00
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Pete
.... thread moved......

.... thread moved......
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2017, 16:50
Replies: 44
Views: 2,027
Posted By Pete
ex-dealer, won LR mechanic of the year. Jason has...

ex-dealer, won LR mechanic of the year. Jason has a unit these days in Wolverhampton. Very much recommended - the Hippo is going to his place on Friday for a new clutch. Only problem is he is so busy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2017, 13:11
Replies: 44
Views: 3,248
Posted By Pete
Top of my head you could ask Matt at DMGRS, a...

Top of my head you could ask Matt at DMGRS, a drive over to North Wales to see Jules, or head over the Penines to see BigRuss.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2017, 12:56
Replies: 73
Views: 3,915
Posted By Pete
Ultima have been around for a fair old while now....

Ultima have been around for a fair old while now. McLaren used two Ultimas to test the engine, transmission and braking system for the F1 back in the nineties. I remember seeing one of them when I...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2017, 11:55
Replies: 122
Views: 4,421
Posted By Pete
Really? There is a distinct lack of civility...

Really? There is a distinct lack of civility running here between yourself and certain other posters, and I don't care for my phone beeping with the reported posts alert.

It stops now.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2017, 11:44
Replies: 122
Views: 4,421
Posted By Pete
I suggest this thread calms down A LOT or it gets...

I suggest this thread calms down A LOT or it gets shut.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2017, 17:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,319
Posted By Pete
No need to use steel wire wool. Brass wool won't...

No need to use steel wire wool. Brass wool won't scratch your glass and is much easier to use.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 13th January 2017, 01:13
Replies: 34
Views: 4,432
Posted By Pete
Our Hippo is going in for a new clutch next week...

Our Hippo is going in for a new clutch next week - no way am I going to attempt doing it in this weather - and typical it should start to slip just as the bad weather hits us.

Still wouldn't get...
Forum: Was it you? 12th January 2017, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Pete
Many years ago I was once in my old SWB Landie,...

Many years ago I was once in my old SWB Landie, driving down the road and another one was approaching. As all Landie owners do, he flashed at me. I flashed back and then proceeded to pull on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2017, 11:32
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Pete
I recall a knock on the back of my 75 which...

I recall a knock on the back of my 75 which turned out to be the O/S trailing arm -body bush. It's closer to the centre tunnel than the ARB stuff so might be worth a checkover.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2017, 10:26
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Pete
Perhaps this is going backwards in order to go...

Perhaps this is going backwards in order to go forwards but just to recap:
The 'knock' occurs when?
Does the noise have a pitch, a ring or a hollow sound?
You mentioned feeling it through the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2017, 22:18
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Pete
Already discussed elsewhere

Already discussed elsewhere
Forum: Technology Forum 10th January 2017, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By Pete
How to get share links off Imgur First,...

How to get share links off Imgur

First, upload an image.
Hover over the image with your mouse cursor. A share dialogue will appear in the upper right area of your pic like this:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2017, 16:31
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Pete
I hope it's not the rear arm bush, I detest...

I hope it's not the rear arm bush, I detest changing those things. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2017, 16:30
Replies: 10,588
Views: 696,455
Posted By Pete
New discs and pads on the ZT today. Quick easy...

New discs and pads on the ZT today. Quick easy job although one of the caliper carrier bolts is rounding off and a spring return brake is missing. Looks like I'll be calling the scrapyards tomorrow...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2017, 16:00
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By Pete
Slack in Drivetrain?

I have an issue with the ZT.

When setting off there is a slight rotational noise (not grinding) before power is taken up. It appears to be coming from the o/s. There's also a slight knock when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2017, 19:58
Replies: 44
Views: 3,248
Posted By Pete
That's a real looker, hopefully it will give you...

That's a real looker, hopefully it will give you loads of pleasure too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2017, 22:27
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By Pete
Well done Sam! The Ginettas serve up some good...

Well done Sam! The Ginettas serve up some good close racing, hope he does well.
Forum: Was it you? 7th January 2017, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Pete
It's travelled a fair length of the UK if it is.

It's travelled a fair length of the UK if it is.
Forum: Was it you? 7th January 2017, 21:01
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Pete
A33 Northbound, X5*4 MFL

Very nice looking white 75 spotted today on the A33 heading towards Reading - a credit to the owner.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2017, 17:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,006
Posted By Pete
This sort of technology will steadily become more...

This sort of technology will steadily become more common; new innovations have a higher price to help recoup the heavy upfront investment from new adopters and then come down as volumes ramp up. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2017, 23:19
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
Oh, and on a different tak, as a new 75 owner...

Oh, and on a different tak, as a new 75 owner check your plenums!

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=155960
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2017, 23:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
Could be the coolant pipe that runs under the...

Could be the coolant pipe that runs under the front way down in the bay - not easy to spot and they can corrode badly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2017, 22:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
That's a relief - too many places think a KV6...

That's a relief - too many places think a KV6 will have the same 'problem' as the 1.8.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2017, 22:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
Check the coolant level before and after any...

Check the coolant level before and after any journeys from now on until you get it serviced - watch it like a hawk and obviously with the cold weather you should get some OAT in it too to prevent any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2017, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,075
Posted By Pete
I phoned the AA, moaned about the cover renewal...

I phoned the AA, moaned about the cover renewal quote and got it knocked back to the previous year's price, which meant £70 knocked off. Might be worth calling them for a whinge about it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2017, 22:08
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By Pete
I'll bear him in mind too if I get stuck.

I'll bear him in mind too if I get stuck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2017, 21:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Pete
Threads merged. The temperature gauge...

Threads merged.

The temperature gauge flinging itself about and subsequent refilling with water points to (hopefully) the thermostat leaking. Check the coolant again and have a search round the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2017, 19:37
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By Pete
Some time ago the For Sale section was changed...

Some time ago the For Sale section was changed due to the behaviour of some people commenting on cars being offered for sale and their prices and the subsequent ill-feeling that it created.

It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2017, 16:18
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By Pete
Ultimately it's worth what someone will pay for...

Ultimately it's worth what someone will pay for it. If this garage has got similar sums for examples like this one then good for them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2017, 15:50
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By Pete
My word, that is pretty exceptional.

My word, that is pretty exceptional.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2016, 21:59
Replies: 77
Views: 3,999
Posted By Pete
Gas turbines are dreadful contraptions in...

Gas turbines are dreadful contraptions in domestic settings.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2016, 12:21
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By Pete
The larger engine has a longer stroke and a fair...

The larger engine has a longer stroke and a fair bit more torque. There's no real difference in terms of noise, the smaller engine is a bit more eager to rev.

Who were you last time round here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2016, 18:39
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Pete
I suppose if you can give it a decent drawing to...

I suppose if you can give it a decent drawing to work from then there is a chance it could work.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2016, 18:38
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Pete
Good Lord, is he still going?

Good Lord, is he still going?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2016, 19:39
Replies: 36
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pete
That is still in the yard - I went past it while...

That is still in the yard - I went past it while getting a few bits for the Hippo. As of last Friday it still had a complete leather interior, with heated electric memory seats and Hi-Line system in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2016, 12:26
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Pete
Number plate lights can be a common reason for...

Number plate lights can be a common reason for the bulb failure warning to come on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2016, 12:13
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By Pete
Erm, I think Alan owning a ZT might have...

Erm, I think Alan owning a ZT might have something to do with it.

Anyway, both of mine are worn out so I bought the second one. :Ball:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2016, 15:29
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Pete
It's a bit of a lottery with the P38. I did a lot...

It's a bit of a lottery with the P38. I did a lot of miles in two and they never put a foot wrong but a friend of mine had no end of pain with his.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2016, 18:51
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By Pete
During the NEC Classic Car Show I had 3 people...

During the NEC Classic Car Show I had 3 people approach me and say they were looking for a 75 and were happy to pay for a top example. From talking to them I'd say 2 were deadly serious (the other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2016, 00:07
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Pete
Has the transmission fluid been changed? If it's...

Has the transmission fluid been changed? If it's old and tired then it can affect gear changes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2016, 22:17
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pete
Not to worry, I always crop images if there is...

Not to worry, I always crop images if there is info like that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2016, 21:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pete
That is definitely getting tweeted tomorrow!

That is definitely getting tweeted tomorrow!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2016, 20:23
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By Pete
If you ever need a replacement VCU or other...

If you ever need a replacement VCU or other specialist bits then I can recommend these folk:

http://www.bellengineering.co.uk/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2016, 20:14
Replies: 16
Views: 955
Posted By Pete
Looks very nice. Doubtless you know the usual VCU...

Looks very nice. Doubtless you know the usual VCU checks and all that so won't repeat them here. Got one of them here funnily enough - I cleaned the Hippo this afternoon and gave it a tootle round...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 21:51
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By Pete
After 30 days and in less than 6 months the law...

After 30 days and in less than 6 months the law now states that the fault is presumed to have been there at time of purchase. It is up to the garage to prove it wasn't. The owner can request a repair...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 21:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By Pete
That's a closed group by the way so little point...

That's a closed group by the way so little point having a link to it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By Pete
The new Consumer Rights Act is pretty clear - 30...

The new Consumer Rights Act is pretty clear - 30 days to reject the car outright, then one opportunity to either repair or replace the car. If a repair is undertaken and it is not successful then you...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2016, 17:22
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Pete
Ugly, dreadful boat of a thing.

Ugly, dreadful boat of a thing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 17:20
Replies: 27
Views: 2,382
Posted By Pete
I think this is a good moment to close this...

I think this is a good moment to close this thread.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 16:15
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Pete
I rather like that - in fact I've just tweeted...

I rather like that - in fact I've just tweeted about it!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2016, 15:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,998
Posted By Pete
Rock Oil is decent stuff, used to put it in my...

Rock Oil is decent stuff, used to put it in my Ducatis . The ZT got 10w/40 semi-synth to ACEA A3 and ACEA B3 spec a couple of weeks ago as per the handbook.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2016, 11:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Pete
I've had several offers for my 75. Quite weirdly,...

I've had several offers for my 75. Quite weirdly, 3 of them have been while the car was up on ramps - once on the drive while I was changing the front brakes and twice in a garage while it was being...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2016, 01:53
Replies: 10,588
Views: 696,455
Posted By Pete
Cleaned it, put some wax on it, and that's about...

Cleaned it, put some wax on it, and that's about it.

Going round a couple of scrapyards again tomorrow, see what treasures I can find. :Ball:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2016, 01:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,152
Posted By Pete
There was the Phantom, which was a quite a tidy...

There was the Phantom, which was a quite a tidy little coupé. Originally designed to have the KV6 in the back and moved on to Ford units. I got very close to buying one some years ago.
...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2016, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Pete
Nice pub, eaten there a few times along with The...

Nice pub, eaten there a few times along with The Leather Bottle a bit further down in Mattingley. Also broke down there once in 2004 - had a MGZR courtesy car while the 75 was being serviced and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2016, 17:18
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Pete
Photo Call For Trimani

Hello all,

We have had a message from a grandson of Alf Martin asking if anyone had pictures of him at the various events or when meeting him.

Alf's funeral will be on Monday and they are...
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