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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2015, 21:05
Replies: 196
Views: 35,951
Posted By Keith
Mine are now sold but I thought you guys might...

Mine are now sold but I thought you guys might like to see the original prototype that Crofts developed and sent to me for a once over

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2015, 20:52
Replies: 33
Views: 8,653
Posted By Keith
Just going over some of my previous T4 postings...

Just going over some of my previous T4 postings before I sell my T4
A real shame the hosting site I used for many of the above pics folded

I will see if I have them archived anywhere else and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2015, 10:31
Replies: 196
Views: 35,951
Posted By Keith
Sorry to Hijack your thread I have just listed an...

Sorry to Hijack your thread I have just listed an used set in the for sale section
here
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=224238

I hope that they go to someone that will use...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2015, 08:07
Replies: 38
Views: 7,923
Posted By Keith
Well when I first wrote this thread several years...

Well when I first wrote this thread several years ago at that time it was the best I could do but today I wouldn't recommend the route I took then now if more refined methods are available.

What...
Forum: V8 Forum 7th July 2015, 10:08
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Cheers Jules, it was worth it plus I do like...

Cheers Jules, it was worth it plus I do like doing hands on. No way was I going to let them take it away as a write off over what was really only a broken trailing arm a dented wing and some scrapes!...
Forum: V8 Forum 6th July 2015, 13:37
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Time to put this thread to bed now that I will be...

Time to put this thread to bed now that I will be selling my car.

All the work above was nearly three years ago, I did all the mechanical work myself and an excellent local outfit called 'Panel...
Forum: V8 Forum 20th April 2015, 21:20
Replies: 25
Views: 3,556
Posted By Keith
Actually it is the reverse bog standard T4 does...

Actually it is the reverse bog standard T4 does not like the V8 much especially if run on Omitecs original Windows 98 incarnation. However run T4 on something like W2K3 server and use a mounted ISO...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2012, 19:42
Replies: 92
Views: 277,631
Posted By Keith
I made it a sticky when I first created it but...

I made it a sticky when I first created it but like many threads on forums they get hijacked and go off topic unless heavily moderated or closed and the point of this thread was to simply collate...
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd September 2012, 20:51
Replies: 68
Views: 12,158
Posted By Keith
One thought if permanently a cat B would anyone...

One thought if permanently a cat B would anyone ever be able to get insurance to drive it?
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd September 2012, 17:55
Replies: 108
Views: 9,286
Posted By Keith
Interesting there is another white one doing the...

Interesting there is another white one doing the rounds.
last one I saw was a Mk1 and ex police or emergency services or something like that.

I wonder could this be the same car with a a facelift...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th August 2012, 19:20
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Now been for a test run The highly...

Now been for a test run

The highly scientific 'lets tie some wool on' test verified that I seem to have lower pressure over than under the bonnet i.e. it did not get sucked in whilst driving...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th August 2012, 19:19
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Mot passed on Friday Today I went and had all...

Mot passed on Friday
Today I went and had all four wheels aligned as it needed doing

Also

Been playing!

I wanted a flush look and for me there was only one shape that works.
Bolts are...
Forum: V8 Forum 9th August 2012, 21:35
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Killing time this evening after getting...

Killing time this evening after getting everything ready for the MOT tomorrow so thought I would have a go at the door panels using some material I bought over 2 years ago so about time I got on with...
Forum: V8 Forum 7th August 2012, 22:47
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By Keith
or less - no ECU in the plenum to get drowned :)...

or less - no ECU in the plenum to get drowned :) on the 260 they fitted it in a far more sensible location
Forum: V8 Forum 7th August 2012, 22:41
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
I now need to get it Mot'd as it ran out a couple...

I now need to get it Mot'd as it ran out a couple of weeks ago or pay the body shop to come and collect it so I have it booked in for Friday.

So meanwhile I decided to have a go at one of the 260...
Forum: V8 Forum 7th August 2012, 22:30
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
I went to Kwik Fit and got one free which was a...

I went to Kwik Fit and got one free which was a perfect fit.:D
Forum: V8 Forum 6th August 2012, 13:06
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Whilst I was at it I did the hanbrake compensator...

Whilst I was at it I did the hanbrake compensator mod as well
One observation for those struggling to get the two torx screws out of the side of the console, why bother?

It is easier to remove...
Forum: V8 Forum 5th August 2012, 21:12
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
As I said getting the new steering rack in meant...

As I said getting the new steering rack in meant I had to remove the front subframe so I couldn't just leave it all rusty.... as it would sulk seeing as the rear is all shiny!

Shot Blasted Zinc...
Forum: V8 Forum 5th August 2012, 21:04
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Smile Rolling again

Rear sub frame all fitted I have even cleaned up the Xpowers as well as they were very tarnished.

Bucket on right is because we had so much rain yesterday my carport sprung a leak!


...
Forum: V8 Forum 2nd August 2012, 17:01
Replies: 18
Views: 2,082
Posted By Keith
I would never consider running one as day to day...

I would never consider running one as day to day transport it is simply too expensive to me to justify doing so fuel wise though to be honest not hugely so compared to my 190 ZTT just too much...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2012, 20:59
Replies: 105
Views: 11,333
Posted By Keith
The part number for the arm and new balls means I...

The part number for the arm and new balls means I have just wasted my time cleaning and greasing my balls

Oh well :) saved £8

When overhauling these things take a look at the bracket
both mine...
Forum: V8 Forum 25th July 2012, 10:28
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Hi Dave The annoying thing is I sold my 4 post...

Hi Dave
The annoying thing is I sold my 4 post ramp earlier this year as I am not really doing the kind of things I used to and now I really could have done with it.
It is a bit tight under the...
Forum: V8 Forum 25th July 2012, 10:23
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
That's because it is Brand new as in has been...

That's because it is Brand new as in has been sitting around unused since MGR went bust it cost me £600 wheras if I had ordered just the broken or bent bits from Rimmer to fix the damage would have...
Forum: V8 Forum 23rd July 2012, 20:58
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Top strut bearings cleaned and ready to be re...

Top strut bearings cleaned and ready to be re greased and reassembled hardly any wear in them at all despite the grit blasting they are permanently exposed to
...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th July 2012, 19:26
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Keith
I was wrong a LHD 190 rack is not a direct swap...

I was wrong a LHD 190 rack is not a direct swap the inner track rods are too short.

So I have now bought a brand new rack.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2012, 09:03
Replies: 39
Views: 17,530
Posted By Keith
Yes I know that now so do you know the correct...

Yes I know that now so do you know the correct Delphi part number?
Forum: V8 Forum 15th July 2012, 20:22
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Centre section is supposed to be Stainless!

Centre section is supposed to be Stainless!
Forum: V8 Forum 15th July 2012, 20:21
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Subframe out

Heavy Rain stopped play twice yesterday but anyway Subframe out.

Getting the prop shaft disconnected from the diff was a pig it was well rusted in!

I made two discoveries
The Dif breather was...
Forum: V8 Forum 15th July 2012, 20:17
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
I was on the Shrewsbury bypass Hindsight is a...

I was on the Shrewsbury bypass
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, loads of people have since told me similar accident happen quite often lot on that stretch of road!



Thanks James, yes only...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2012, 09:49
Replies: 39
Views: 17,530
Posted By Keith
I found this thread might have answered my own...

I found this thread might have answered my own needs but on buying one I can confirm they are too short for the V8 :( no doubt a longer one is available.

Once I have my repairs sorted I may look...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th July 2012, 09:41
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Keith
That is a bit expensive for secondhand :) I...

That is a bit expensive for secondhand :)
I have tracked down a new one in the UK for less now thanks.

I am just not 100% sure I need to change mine but thought about getting a SH one so I could...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th July 2012, 21:14
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
Karen bumped her head against the side window but...

Karen bumped her head against the side window but that was it
It was a relatively slow speed accident

First and accident I have had being entirely my fault as well
Forum: V8 Forum 13th July 2012, 21:12
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
It is a cat C - beyond economical repair...

It is a cat C - beyond economical repair according to the assessor
Once the repairs are estimated at over 65% of a cars value they give up.

I am waiting for a Cheque from the insurers and a quote...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2012, 20:59
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By Keith
Bent my V8 - Wanted LH bumper parts

I am after

A LH Bracket-rear bumper support - DQN100250
and
A LH bumper insert - DXD000030LML

not horrendously expensive things new but if anyone has a couple of clean ones and wants the...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2012, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 795
Posted By Keith
Bent my V8 - Wanted LHD ZT 190 steering rack!!!

Wanted LHD ZT 190 steering rack

yes that is right
An upside down LHD ZT rack fits the RHD 260 apparently and I want to replace mine as it may have taken a bit of a wallop as the track rod...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th July 2012, 20:28
Replies: 39
Views: 9,023
Posted By Keith
For those of you that don't already know...

I bent mine after spinning it on a Dual carriageway.

Not 100% sure what happened as it stepped out far more quickly and violently than it has ever done before, normally any wheel spin even at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2012, 13:06
Replies: 130
Views: 13,701
Posted By Keith
Good heavens You chaps have progressed...

Good heavens

You chaps have progressed things nicely since the beginning of this thread.
Some of my earlier T4 comments on the forum are probably a bit out of date now but I hope the info and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2011, 21:58
Replies: 37
Views: 2,084
Posted By Keith
yep ebay it I like the seats :) I wonder what...

yep ebay it I like the seats :)
I wonder what they might look better in ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2011, 21:13
Replies: 387
Views: 84,932
Posted By Keith
A really good thread troops I didn't know...

A really good thread troops

I didn't know you could even get at stupid thing from the top, I never even looked!

I have worked on them from below, ideally you have to drop the exhaust to get...
Forum: V8 Forum 4th June 2011, 10:21
Replies: 20
Views: 2,926
Posted By Keith
Tony if you are stuck for storage I have loads of...

Tony if you are stuck for storage I have loads of space, e.g. it could go down the side of my garage wrapped in a tarpaulin or in the field indefinitely
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2011, 17:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Keith
No need to air your personal problems here young...

No need to air your personal problems here young man!

do you lot still play the game I started with with Lates then, chasing each other all over the forum putting odd random replies on threads

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2011, 17:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Keith
Hi still lurking just no point getting over...

Hi still lurking just no point getting over involved with questions that have been asked and answered several times before, no doubt there are plenty of newbies that can do that.

Or there is good...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th May 2011, 11:47
Replies: 234
Views: 43,000
Posted By Keith
Better a long cable than short one If the...

Better a long cable than short one

If the intention is to keep the OEM CD changer you can actually pull back the seven related wires as they go all the way up the loom to the dash and back again...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2011, 19:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Keith
car needs to be absolutely level and gearbox oil...

car needs to be absolutely level and gearbox oil at correct temp 40C iirc
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2011, 20:19
Replies: 20
Views: 5,571
Posted By Keith
There is a "feature" of the EGR that I have...

There is a "feature" of the EGR that I have noticed on some cars especially the 131 model which makes me think it relates to the 131 map

Sometimes the EGR does not close for about 30 seconds at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2011, 20:11
Replies: 19
Views: 2,527
Posted By Keith
Last time I had this problem I did it situ Thin...

Last time I had this problem I did it situ
Thin angle grinder blade instead of the saw and a suitable hammer

Heat from a blow lamp does help as well.

It is one of those jobs like the ABS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2011, 19:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By Keith
I helped a guy turning a ZT 190 into a CDT Auto...

I helped a guy turning a ZT 190 into a CDT Auto with the T4 side of the exercise

If you can get a suitable donor it is primarily just a massive spanner exercise
Getting the ZCS coding done was...
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 11th May 2011, 19:16
Replies: 92
Views: 20,175
Posted By Keith
Brilliant, at work at the moment we are somewhere...

Brilliant, at work at the moment we are somewhere between 5 and 6
Typifies most IT projects I reckon.
Forum: V8 Forum 11th May 2011, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By Keith
Brian at Dreadnought was putting together a...

Brian at Dreadnought was putting together a polybush set but that may have only been for the ecentric adjusters

Anyway I am sure he can sort you out if not, and if you are desperate I do have a...
Forum: V8 Forum 11th May 2011, 18:57
Replies: 234
Views: 43,000
Posted By Keith
yes and I bought the two rear disks from it for...

yes and I bought the two rear disks from it for £15 each postage free or something like that car had done <20k iirc

certainly hardly any wear on them unlike the ones they replaced!

bargain of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2011, 16:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By Keith
No prices though! That is either a very good...

No prices though!
That is either a very good clone or they are acting as an Omitec Distributor
your average Chinese punter would have coronary if they had to pay Omitec retail price though :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2011, 19:23
Replies: 79
Views: 26,285
Posted By Keith
£470 without cables or VSCI interface block ...

£470 without cables or VSCI interface block
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290550227163

Useless on its own!

Or for silly money £2580...
Forum: V8 Forum 4th April 2011, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 2,365
Posted By Keith
It is all doable just tin work at the end of the...

It is all doable just tin work at the end of the day and if Prodrive were able to knock up a few prototypes then I think a budding DIYer could do the same.

A big advantage is there are plenty of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2011, 14:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By Keith
I was referring to the T1 I repaired for Lates...

I was referring to the T1 I repaired for Lates that was unbelievably slow!

I use a decent speed laptop and mount a CD ISO for the diags cd using PowerIso that makes it so much faster :)

Also a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2011, 14:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By Keith
The Thing with the serial number happens just...

The Thing with the serial number happens just ignore it

be cautious with any Engine ECU especially if T4 offers to remap it, some 3rd party DDE remaps are not as invisible as the suppliers say and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2011, 13:47
Replies: 79
Views: 26,285
Posted By Keith
Just a reminder to think before posting people. ...

Just a reminder to think before posting people.
Omitec Testbook CDs are copyright so are not something to copy and distribute freely

We don't want another situation like the one that developed a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2011, 19:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By Keith
On my Blue CDT I had three go front off side...

On my Blue CDT I had three go
front off side with a bang and a destroyed tyre.
rear nearside with a bigger bang but driveable

on changing the rears i discovered the rear offside has also gone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2011, 19:42
Replies: 200
Views: 33,286
Posted By Keith
On the 260s site a plan to manufacture undertrays...

On the 260s site a plan to manufacture undertrays is being investigated
and I am looking at bonnet vents to pull out some of the heat the engine produces

Whilst looking for stuff on aerodynamics...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2011, 16:51
Replies: 55
Views: 3,433
Posted By Keith
Egremont that is a very impressive piece of work ...

Egremont that is a very impressive piece of work
Well done.

For most people with 18" wheels the speedo is fairly accurate <5% out as a rule but as the wheels get smaller the inaccuracy increases....
Forum: V8 Forum 1st March 2011, 19:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By Keith
Burble Burble how come your pulley bolts...

Burble Burble

how come your pulley bolts aren't green mine are blue and I thought that was just a bit of diy colour coding?

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/ZT400/Blower.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2011, 19:09
Replies: 25
Views: 4,544
Posted By Keith
There might be a Celestial Blue ZT400 going as...

There might be a Celestial Blue ZT400 going as well ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2011, 21:45
Replies: 67
Views: 15,243
Posted By Keith
That's interesting a local farmer had a rust hole...

That's interesting a local farmer had a rust hole just like that in his CDT
Which in his case was due to no end of mud and cowpats building up under the arch and probably remaining there month after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2010, 19:37
Replies: 200
Views: 33,286
Posted By Keith
It looks very smart now what about something for...

It looks very smart now what about something for the rear to match?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 24th November 2010, 22:53
Replies: 207
Views: 12,598
Posted By Keith
Edd Brilliant well done Yes I would...

Edd

Brilliant well done

Yes I would like a DVD
you know my address as you have been here but I will send it in a PM anyway :)
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2010, 20:10
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Keith
See if you can borrow a spare fuel pump module...

See if you can borrow a spare fuel pump module the thing in the foam under the floor covering.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th November 2010, 20:03
Replies: 207
Views: 12,598
Posted By Keith
Well that was fun considering I didn't intend to...

Well that was fun considering I didn't intend to go http://www9.mgcars.org.uk/mgoc260/f0rum/images/smilies/wink.gif

Getting lost is all part of the Fun!

Love the Sideways stuff following Andy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2010, 18:09
Replies: 45
Views: 3,474
Posted By Keith
I reckon these car like many others on the road...

I reckon these car like many others on the road today driven or cossetted are sound enough to last till the point where we are priced off the Roads and that can't be more than 10-15 years away, by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2010, 18:00
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Keith
I don't do sessions any more, not enough spare...

I don't do sessions any more, not enough spare time, but when I was I had people coming from all over the place, furthest being one owner from Spain!

So by comparison from Redditch I reckon a trip...
Forum: V8 Forum 11th November 2010, 20:50
Replies: 26
Views: 3,775
Posted By Keith
Now if you were an owner you might see it...

Now if you were an owner you might see it differently yes it looks a bit chav but if anyone buys the car I would not say no to the bonnet

My blown car could do with all the cooling air under there...
Forum: V8 Forum 11th November 2010, 20:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,948
Posted By Keith
You simply do not need TC even with a blown...

You simply do not need TC

even with a blown car
yes I did discover it can spin the wheel in the wet in third at motorway speeds if I do something silly, but ones right foot is a very capable TC...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2010, 19:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,160
Posted By Keith
Mine were Pearl Blue in fact both of them were ...

Mine were Pearl Blue
in fact both of them were

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/Ogleve/Y923OGV/IMG_0024.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2010, 22:24
Replies: 65
Views: 8,278
Posted By Keith
I feel really sorry for the person that buys it...

I feel really sorry for the person that buys it as they will eventually find this thread and be somewhat disheartened
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2010, 21:16
Replies: 18
Views: 2,338
Posted By Keith
Do you use it as your everyday car? If not try...

Do you use it as your everyday car?
If not try a classic policy

My V8 cost less to insure than my Scenic through Peter Best.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2010, 21:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,636
Posted By Keith
Interesting it has memory seats I thought they...

Interesting it has memory seats I thought they were dropped from the facelift cars or was that just the memory operation from the key fob that was dropped form the facelift in favour of opening the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2010, 20:59
Replies: 79
Views: 8,784
Posted By Keith
PS November at the NEC Hmmm much as I like...

PS

November at the NEC
Hmmm much as I like driving I will go by train.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2010, 20:58
Replies: 79
Views: 8,784
Posted By Keith
Hmm Footman James........... Oh well coals to...

Hmm Footman James...........
Oh well coals to Newcastle I suppose! As they are one of my clients. :)


Classic status it would be very beneficial for the 75 to qualify as a modern "classic car"...
Forum: V8 Forum 9th June 2010, 20:20
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By Keith
It was seen going through an enviromentally...

It was seen going through an enviromentally friendly car wash :)

http://www.daihatsu.ie/templates/daihatsu06/img/sirion_intro.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2010, 20:15
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Keith
Hi Corin it's Ebay! Pretty much par for the...

Hi Corin it's Ebay!

Pretty much par for the course imho :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2010, 20:13
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By Keith
An engine side only loom is a simple enough...

An engine side only loom is a simple enough change but do ensure what you have is an exact match as over the years there were bound to have been some variation

if the look extends into the dash...
Forum: V8 Forum 9th June 2010, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,941
Posted By Keith
It is a real shame it can't be seen as a runner...

It is a real shame it can't be seen as a runner it its previous ZT.

I would like to know more about how the gearshift is setup etc if a different box is being used
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2010, 19:50
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Keith
Here she is in better days ...

Here she is in better days

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/124543c24e4c2a0.jpg

Bumper about to be removed to change the cooling fan
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2010, 19:43
Replies: 26
Views: 2,186
Posted By Keith
Hi Tony, Jon sent me a PM whilst in the Pub last...

Hi Tony, Jon sent me a PM whilst in the Pub last night.
Glad to know it didn't die on you whilst you had it.

I wonder what on earth has happened to 'Auk' since it left you.
I love the...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th May 2010, 20:43
Replies: 54
Views: 4,953
Posted By Keith
Not quite in the same league but I went up on the...

Not quite in the same league but I went up on the train to Kendal to collect mine, the previous owner came to collect me ad he was in a right fluster on arrival he hadn't used the car much and the...
Forum: Events and Meets 3rd May 2010, 21:29
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By Keith
I went to Silverstone this weekend and plan to go...

I went to Silverstone this weekend and plan to go to Oulton next weekend. I notice Paul Luti from Dreadnought is racing.

I wonder if I could persuade him to show me what my car can do around the...
Forum: V8 Forum 9th March 2010, 13:30
Replies: 43
Views: 5,050
Posted By Keith
I am not convinced mine goes better now in 5th...

I am not convinced mine goes better now in 5th than my previous 260 did in 3rd that I think is a bit optimistic at normal road speeds anyway.

However it does definitely go ****** well in 3rd and...
Forum: V8 Forum 21st February 2010, 14:57
Replies: 24
Views: 2,861
Posted By Keith
Some time ago there was a Black V8 Tourer being...

Some time ago there was a Black V8 Tourer being offered for sale at Summit garage, before I bought my blue car I enquired about its whereabouts

It was owned by the guy that owns Best of British...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2010, 18:37
Replies: 65
Views: 8,278
Posted By Keith
Float that means it must have been 'Bobbing'...

Float that means it must have been 'Bobbing' along so there you are the car has a name

Start a save 'Bob' campaign
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th December 2009, 09:29
Replies: 1,086
Views: 212,379
Posted By Keith
Paypal fees should be 3.4% of the total no more...

Paypal fees should be 3.4% of the total no more no less
Paypal policy is that sellers are not supposed to apply the surcharge anyway!

Paypal is far safer though than say Western Union, even Ebay...
Forum: Events and Meets 10th December 2009, 09:24
Replies: 246
Views: 11,193
Posted By Keith
Come to think of it yes, I think I saw three...

Come to think of it yes, I think I saw three within a few seconds of each all heading towards Marchwiel on the A525
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 9th December 2009, 21:07
Replies: 543
Views: 169,349
Posted By Keith
The Beast

The current V8 beasty

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/ZT400/IMG_0330.jpg

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/ZT400/Blower.jpg
...
Forum: Events and Meets 9th December 2009, 20:55
Replies: 246
Views: 11,193
Posted By Keith
I went in to Wrexham on Saturday afternoon and I...

I went in to Wrexham on Saturday afternoon and I saw an Orange one just like this as I was driving in.

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee210/apbicm1/DSCF2361.jpg
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th December 2009, 20:16
Replies: 1,086
Views: 212,379
Posted By Keith
Does it matter? anything from China is bound to...

Does it matter? anything from China is bound to be pirated copies of Igo8 or Tom Tom so if you are not happy just buy a legal version

I think for example PC World sell SD cards with Igo on them
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2009, 15:02
Replies: 31
Views: 7,436
Posted By Keith
Very informative Thank you

Very informative
Thank you
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2009, 14:49
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Keith
The solenoid pack can be changed or repaired...

The solenoid pack can be changed or repaired separately from the box.
To identify the fault correctly you need a diagnostic session on T4

Second hand auto boxes are relatively cheap now
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2009, 19:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By Keith
Absolutely but assuming the seller is capable of...

Absolutely but assuming the seller is capable of using an input device other than a mobile phone, I am sure a bit more detail would rake in perhaps a few hundred pounds more. The difference between...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 30th November 2009, 18:41
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Keith
The donor car the unit was ripped out of had DSP...

The donor car the unit was ripped out of had DSP etc so the Nav comp still expect to find those parts

Typically on first power up the menu will have such options but then they gray out and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2009, 22:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By Keith
Perfect fit I fitted them to my CDT Tourer till I...

Perfect fit I fitted them to my CDT Tourer till I took them off and refitted the original yellow halogens before I sold it. I now have them on the shelf as spares for the V8

I did a direct...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2009, 22:29
Replies: 60
Views: 3,014
Posted By Keith
I have had 6 75s or ZTs over the last five years ...

I have had 6 75s or ZTs over the last five years
If I could have justified doing so I would have kept my Diesel saloon that I have just sold. It was in perfect running order and I could have moth...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2009, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Keith
Here you go ...

Here you go

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=42404
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2009, 16:49
Replies: 34
Views: 2,723
Posted By Keith
The ZT400 is the unofficial name given to the...

The ZT400 is the unofficial name given to the blown cars Dreadnought convert. I guess it was a bit pointless having a ZT260 badge on the back of mine when it wasn't anymore so that badge was removed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2009, 20:55
Replies: 34
Views: 2,723
Posted By Keith
£295 for my ZT 400 what do you pay for your 75? ...

£295 for my ZT 400 what do you pay for your 75?



You tend to find nothing suitable is available when you actually want one
but just to keep you interested
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2009, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,224
Posted By Keith
What is in it that is not covered here on the...

What is in it that is not covered here on the Forum already?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2009, 19:08
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Keith
Pity it is in foreign parts I really could...

Pity it is in foreign parts

I really could do with one of those as most people that come over here get lost!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2009, 19:07
Replies: 94
Views: 8,547
Posted By Keith
£500 ain't bad I would have certainly had a...

£500 ain't bad
I would have certainly had a bid around that figure as well
I having sold my CDT would have found that a perfect project car.

Only down side is it is a 2L poorer MPG than my V8...
Forum: Events and Meets 15th November 2009, 21:00
Replies: 185
Views: 8,067
Posted By Keith
I was toying with the idea of chucking my T4 in...

I was toying with the idea of chucking my T4 in the boot and growling over as long as it wasn't hissing down or freezing cold but I think as the event has grown a bit big it might be better if I...
Forum: V8 Forum 14th November 2009, 19:24
Replies: 30
Views: 2,977
Posted By Keith
Before I bought my 4 post ramp I used to go the...

Before I bought my 4 post ramp I used to go the National as well, at the time they were using shell Helix for the CDT

£30 all in and a chance to have a good look under the car was a bargain
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th November 2009, 15:19
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Keith
Latest CD available with TMC?

I was looking through the various online sellers to see what the latest CD was with TMC included

Anyone know if they are still available?

the Navteq site still lists two but the blurb says both...
Forum: V8 Forum 14th November 2009, 10:50
Replies: 30
Views: 2,977
Posted By Keith
At 5000 miles between changes something inside me...

At 5000 miles between changes something inside me says any decent correct grade modern oil will do the job.
I don't think any owner is ever really going to be in a position to say, "damn this wore...
Forum: V8 Forum 14th November 2009, 10:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Keith
It used to belong to Rossy I think and he got a...

It used to belong to Rossy I think and he got a bit of a 'advice' on the 260s forum when he offered it for sale a few weeks ago because of what he had done to it so lets not go down that route here...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th November 2009, 19:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Keith
Cheap In fact a lot cheaper than when the...

Cheap

In fact a lot cheaper than when the previous owner sold it a few weeks ago ;)
...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th November 2009, 19:28
Replies: 9
Views: 2,428
Posted By Keith
That look very similar to Phils but it is not the...

That look very similar to Phils but it is not the same cars as he has LPG fitted on the side, his started as a ZT and was turned into a pre production 75 V8

No doubt there are a few odd ones like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2009, 13:25
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Keith
On Gumtree............. isn't that the site wth...

On Gumtree............. isn't that the site wth all the scams on it?

So perhaps a case of buyer beware
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2009, 22:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By Keith
One Hundred and Eighty.................. ...

One Hundred and Eighty..................

Nope thinking about that would make it an Auto :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2009, 15:20
Replies: 40
Views: 2,929
Posted By Keith
Listing has been pulled

Listing has been pulled
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2009, 23:16
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Keith
Personally I prefer the look of the earlier...

Personally I prefer the look of the earlier version

http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee47/my47p2/SVVF%20Thirlestane%202009/P1030106.jpg

http://www.allisons.org/ll/4/Rover/History/1948-75.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2009, 16:46
Replies: 40
Views: 2,929
Posted By Keith
That is interesting because if you go here ...

That is interesting because if you go here
http://www.askmid.com/ownvehicle/
It does not appear to be insured at the moment

Very odd
Forum: Events and Meets 6th November 2009, 20:10
Replies: 80
Views: 3,865
Posted By Keith
You are going to hate me then when I put my five...

You are going to hate me then when I put my five Serpents up for sale once my CDT is sold :)



I am off to the 260s meet at Coventy Transport Museum but if it chucks it down on the way I might...
Forum: V8 Forum 6th November 2009, 19:21
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By Keith
I think I read Scooter mentioned the standard...

I think I read Scooter mentioned the standard position was adequate for his ZT race car and that it also flowed enough air as well although he may have been referring to the top hose from the maf
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2009, 18:43
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Keith
If the FBH PCB is dead it will not even try to...

If the FBH PCB is dead it will not even try to pulse the pump
If it is ok best thing is to conect up a light bulb and see if it flashes
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd November 2009, 19:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By Keith
Did you say you have a Cone in the engine bay...

Did you say you have a Cone in the engine bay with all that heat :eek:

This puts it across quite well
http://www.kennebell.net/techinfo/general-info/HotAirWARNING.pdf
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2009, 22:20
Replies: 79
Views: 26,285
Posted By Keith
T4 info like info on the tracker type thing i...

T4 info like info on the tracker type thing i have recently found in my car is virtually non existent on the Net
there is probaly more info on T4 here from me than anywhere else you will find

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2009, 19:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,885
Posted By Keith
I was down in Sittingbourne till yesterday meant...

I was down in Sittingbourne till yesterday meant to pop in and say hello but hospital visits prevented it.

Timer pokes out 12v
so you use that to operate a relay to stick gnd on pin 3 of the FBH...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2009, 19:30
Replies: 79
Views: 26,285
Posted By Keith
pre T4 kit best suited to the earlier cars ...

pre T4 kit best suited to the earlier cars

They are slow so a decent battery charger is a must have
They are so slow I think some dealers skipped even doing the PDI setup in the early years...
Forum: V8 Forum 29th October 2009, 19:21
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By Keith
Mine is coming up to 90,000 with SuperCharger for...

Mine is coming up to 90,000 with SuperCharger for the last 12 or so.
It was doing 20k a year but now will be a fair bit less but still years of life in it

The brakes were the only things needing...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th October 2009, 19:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Keith
I used Nat West It Cost £20 for the Transfer to...

I used Nat West
It Cost £20 for the Transfer to buy a £15 item :( which was a Webato Y cable for the timer I fitted before buying my telestart

About time the banks let you do it online!

I do...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th October 2009, 21:44
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Keith
be carefull when buying from Germany if no Paypal...

be carefull when buying from Germany if no Paypal
Most banks charge an arm and a leg in fees to do an Iban transfer
Forum: Items Wanted 28th October 2009, 21:25
Replies: 27
Views: 1,845
Posted By Keith
You mean you want one of these :) ...

You mean you want one of these :)

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/ZT400/IMG_0330.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2009, 18:57
Replies: 29
Views: 2,743
Posted By Keith
So no one noticed I mentioned a T5 then? Just...

So no one noticed I mentioned a T5 then?
Just joking, no such thing afaik.

Although I imagine there was some form of mega T4 on the production line doing final coding and testing and I bet it had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2009, 23:32
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Keith
And if you were to go searching EDIT by Simon:...

And if you were to go searching
EDIT by Simon: And if you were wise you would not post such links on the forums. Sites that offer illegal content or content that condones piracy/illegal warez will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 23:23
Replies: 27
Views: 2,344
Posted By Keith
Yes I know as I now seem to do more Freelander...

Yes I know as I now seem to do more Freelander and strange Rover than 75s as freelander owners and Range rover owners are happy to pay my going rate

75 owners now probably due to the value of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 23:16
Replies: 29
Views: 2,743
Posted By Keith
Can't remember it is in there somewhere go and...

Can't remember it is in there somewhere go and have a poke about that's they way I learnt.



Both your original keys came with Barcode tags attached barcode at the top and the related number you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 22:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,243
Posted By Keith
Getting back on topic where does the reg come...

Getting back on topic where does the reg come from on that Ebay car?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 22:21
Replies: 33
Views: 2,027
Posted By Keith
Only seen one rusty 75 Rear wheel arch...

Only seen one rusty 75

Rear wheel arch rotted right through to the passenger door opening.
Car owned by a local farmer cow poo and dirt had got up behind the rear wheel arch liners they like the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 22:12
Replies: 27
Views: 2,344
Posted By Keith
No Lol, I wish too well 30+ MPG will...

No



Lol, I wish too well 30+ MPG will do, my 0-60 or rather 50-150 as it is the torque that takes over once you get the thing moving is more than enough to keep my happy
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 22:07
Replies: 27
Views: 2,344
Posted By Keith
Can you upload the PDF release note files on each...

Can you upload the PDF release note files on each of these later CDs you have so we can put this issue to bed please.

Last disk I was aware of was DST0005Y with MG ZS updates on it only
Please...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 21:48
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By Keith
Did the BBA Remans effort ever get off the ground?

Did the BBA Remans effort ever get off the ground?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 21:47
Replies: 29
Views: 2,743
Posted By Keith
As lates said replacing any ECU is exactly that,...

As lates said replacing any ECU is exactly that, a swap it and code it exercise
info for key items like keys (pun) is normally held in more than one place.

However a tottally fried car could be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 21:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,930
Posted By Keith
My 2001 Con Se CDT has the 'correct' headrests...

My 2001 Con Se CDT has the 'correct' headrests not sure when they stopped fitting them

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m91/alexank/Cars/Ogleve/DSCN1546.jpg
Forum: The Valeting Forum 21st October 2009, 21:12
Replies: 20
Views: 2,349
Posted By Keith
Most leather car seats are coated virtualy...

Most leather car seats are coated virtualy painted
Some cleaners meant for real leather can take the coating off.

so when you get it wrong or fancy a change these come well recomended...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 21:06
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Keith
I never got the Resler to work off the car with...

I never got the Resler to work off the car with or without pull up resistors
Glow plug is easy to resolve 0.3 ohm good, any more bad most bad ones I saw were about 0.6 ohm on my DVM.

I tried a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2009, 20:50
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Keith
ZT260 rear disks are made from unobtainium and...

ZT260 rear disks are made from unobtainium and cost several arms and a leg
Fortunately it uses bog standard 190 disks on the front.

I actually found somewhere today that listed them as an...
Forum: V8 Forum 21st October 2009, 20:29
Replies: 62
Views: 7,525
Posted By Keith
Wots that mean then? You bought a box of bits...

Wots that mean then?
You bought a box of bits or not
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2009, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Keith
The rears on my ZT are £350 a side list price...

The rears on my ZT are £350 a side list price nobody offers an after market alternative

I was lucky, picked up a pair less than £60 on flea bay from a car being broken hardly any wear on them at...
Forum: V8 Forum 19th October 2009, 21:41
Replies: 62
Views: 7,525
Posted By Keith
No keys is a bit of a downer, engine could be...

No keys is a bit of a downer, engine could be shot.

Looks like it has side swiped some street furniture
Strange dust under the bonnet I wonder if a fire extinguisher has been used
AC compressor...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2009, 21:06
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By Keith
If the ops car is a base model and does not have...

If the ops car is a base model and does not have the anti trap sensor strip in the drivers door and the BCU fitted came from a car with anti trap then its behaviour is correct and the window will...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th October 2009, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Keith
Why? From experience I have come to the...

Why?

From experience I have come to the conclusion these kind of mechanical connectors are just awful. The very design by its nature damages the conductors they are cutting into this can lead long...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th October 2009, 20:49
Replies: 22
Views: 5,360
Posted By Keith
My Pearl Blue pre drive CDT Con Se will be for...

My Pearl Blue pre drive CDT Con Se will be for sale in a couple of weeks.
I had it Mot'd on Friday but firstly need to get my private plate transfered to the V8 then I will post a for sale add, it...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th October 2009, 20:12
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By Keith
Never heard of Gearbox remaps!

Never heard of Gearbox remaps!
Forum: V8 Forum 16th October 2009, 20:11
Replies: 30
Views: 2,977
Posted By Keith
Oil is 5W30 fully Synthetic or use Castrol EDGE...

Oil is 5W30 fully Synthetic or use Castrol EDGE 0W-30 if you want the brand Dreadnought will only use

you need 5.2 litres

Oil filters from Ford ask for one from a Mondeo V6 Finis number is...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 5th October 2009, 11:23
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By Keith
Good memory thanks! Not the same cars...

Good memory thanks!



Not the same cars though but I will get in touch with Alicat as he seems to be up to speed on this



Intriging isn't it!
This Mk1 260 has the kit fitted but my...
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