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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 12:19
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If I was the owner I'd have bought a lottery...

If I was the owner I'd have bought a lottery ticket!! I just hope the powers that be are lenient as the car is now on the road untaxed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 19:00
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Saw this earlier, I was less than half a mile...

Saw this earlier, I was less than half a mile away, car is immaculate thankfully. That is one lucky car!!!
Forum: Was it you? 19th August 2021, 18:41
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Another Black V8

A Black ZT-T V8, or at least it had the V8 quad tail pipes. It was near Halsham, East Yorkshire on the 17th at 12:25. We were in a white Jag so would have looked rather strange waving wildly at a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 19th August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 54
Views: 3,494
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Put me down for next year matey, whatever the...

Put me down for next year matey, whatever the date is I'll be sure to bring at least one of the fleet, maybe even a little blue metro....:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 18:41
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or take a leaf out of my book and stop using...

Or take a leaf out of my book and stop using them, they only slow you down. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Sadly not me, I have enough projects on the go...

Sadly not me, I have enough projects on the go and I'm still trying to get hold of a special little metro!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 9th August 2021, 10:43
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That looks an amazing backdrop for a meet, would...

That looks an amazing backdrop for a meet, would love that one to go ahead!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 19:52
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well the little bruiser is home at last, just a...

Well the little bruiser is home at last, just a few pics of picking him up.
https://i.ibb.co/5xNTMfW/Josie-Rear.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZWkyrxs/Josie-Side.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TWPWqKj/Josie-Front.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 22:32
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just a couple of pics from visiting time today....

Just a couple of pics from visiting time today. Bare in mind I'm 6'5 and he is a day old, he's a big bu**er!!
https://i.ibb.co/B2xG3p4/20210807-175730.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 22:21
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
still waiting on him getting back to me on that...

still waiting on him getting back to me on that one. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 09:03
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think a trailer with seats is the way forward....

I think a trailer with seats is the way forward. Or can probably pick up a coach quite cheaply atm! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 09:01
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can see George and Sophie arguing as I've...

I can see George and Sophie arguing as I've actually willed the Tomcat to Sophie when I am no longer around so I guess he gets the V8.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 08:59
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Still waiting on Dave getting back to me...

Still waiting on Dave getting back to me regarding the metro....oh wait they're not very big are they :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2021, 21:53
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Check your inbox matey!

Check your inbox matey!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2021, 21:42
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Welcome to the newest enthusiast.

I would just like to put a post up welcoming our newest member of the family in to the world, George Henry, born at 08:25 on the 6th august weighing a healthy 10Ib 10oz. He will of course be raised...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2021, 13:56
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or another tomcat. :D I can't imagine a summer...

Or another tomcat. :D I can't imagine a summer without the tomcat now. We even just bought a new house on the strength of the garage being climate controlled so she can live in there with V8 002...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 1st August 2021, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh go on then, put me down as a possible,...

Oh go on then, put me down as a possible, offspring dependant. :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 1st August 2021, 19:21
Replies: 54
Views: 3,494
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You can put us down for this, dependant upon...

You can put us down for this, dependant upon dates as we are having a week away in September but that should be the week before if the 25th September stands.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2021, 19:01
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By GJ53 DGO
He's definitely a diamond, this place wouldn't be...

He's definitely a diamond, this place wouldn't be the same if he ever swapped marques and went all eurobox on us.
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:59
Replies: 33
Views: 2,007
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nothing quite as special as some of the previous...

Nothing quite as special as some of the previous posts but we have this on the driveway in addition to the two ZTs.
https://i.ibb.co/DL1103B/20200627-212619.jpg
I have this as well....
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:47
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By GJ53 DGO
God help those that help themselves round your...

God help those that help themselves round your place!
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:42
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Another belated birthday wish from us all in the...

Another belated birthday wish from us all in the GJ53 camp, looking forward to finally meeting you as soon as you are able. :}
Forum: Events and Meets 31st July 2021, 12:49
Replies: 27
Views: 5,286
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Cheers Debz, We'll look forward to the next one...

Cheers Debz, We'll look forward to the next one if you will put us down on the next list when it starts.:D
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 20:07
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Speeding

An old lady is speeding down the highway when she spots a police officer wih a speed gun. The officer signals for her to pull over and then walks over with a smile and asks "what's the rush?"
The...
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 19:22
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Bad Luck

Beer Bottle: “You break me, you get one year of bad luck!”
Mirror: “Are you kidding me? You break me, then you'll get seven years of bad luck!”
The condom walks off laughing.
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 19:14
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Wreck

When I wrecked my last car, I solved the mystery of whether or not a Mercedes bends.
Forum: Events and Meets 30th July 2021, 19:09
Replies: 27
Views: 5,286
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Are you looking to reschedule this for next year...

Are you looking to reschedule this for next year Andy? Was very sorry not to be able to do this as we were both really looking forward to it. Although another year to get the V8 reliable is very...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 30th July 2021, 19:00
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Only need to find a nice pub/cafe with a large...

Only need to find a nice pub/cafe with a large car park and winner winner. just needs a little local knowledge. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 08:50
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can't think of a time that I have got out of...

I can't think of a time that I have got out of either of my ZTs and not looked back and smiled, The wife has a 3.0V6 twin turbo Jaguar XF, stunning looks awesome performance and I never look around...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 29th July 2021, 14:18
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
So I crashed the gate doing 98, I said let them...

So I crashed the gate doing 98, I said let them truckers roll 10-4
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 20:37
Replies: 30
Views: 1,596
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Congratulations, she is definitely a keeper just...

Congratulations, she is definitely a keeper just for Eleanor!:drool4: hope you got some pics of the car.
All the best, Glad you both had a great day. :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 26th July 2021, 19:47
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I stand corrected and how strange, I've known it...

I stand corrected and how strange, I've known it closed for snow but been going across there for the best part of 35years and never been unlucky enough to be stopped by it myself.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 15:17
Replies: 30
Views: 2,017
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Never knowingly met Heather but our thoughts are...

Never knowingly met Heather but our thoughts are with her and her family at this difficult time. RIP
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If I had the cash I would jump at this, 002 has...

If I had the cash I would jump at this, 002 has its issues but the smile she puts on my face every time I look out of the window and see her sat on the driveway is priceless let alone when I press...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 24th July 2021, 12:00
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Something tells me interest will be high next...

Something tells me interest will be high next year mate!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 21:20
Replies: 121
Views: 9,477
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Sympathetic as always Andy! :duh: Good to hear...

Sympathetic as always Andy! :duh:
Good to hear he is on the mend however slowly, moving forwards is the important thing. Best wishes from us all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 16:53
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You're not wrong there! I push poor Megs clutch...

You're not wrong there! I push poor Megs clutch through the floor after I've had Millie out for a spin.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 22nd July 2021, 22:11
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
She would sound glorious in the good weather,...

She would sound glorious in the good weather, roof off, climbing up to stainmoor on the A66!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 21:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,381
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A lovely story with a happy ending, would love it...

A lovely story with a happy ending, would love it if you could post up a picture or two of the car in all its glory on the day. Don't let the car upstage the bride though!:}
Forum: Was it you? 22nd July 2021, 21:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nice to 'meet' you, was a great looking car as...

Nice to 'meet' you, was a great looking car as you came past.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 18th July 2021, 20:35
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That was pretty much my take on it but thought...

That was pretty much my take on it but thought the more that register interest the more chance of someone taking the lead and saying yes I'll make it happen. It's just unfortunate that I have so...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 18th July 2021, 19:59
Replies: 35
Views: 4,892
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I'd be interested in attending as long as it...

I'd be interested in attending as long as it happened before the end of July as the V8 is back off the road as of the end of this month and I still don't trust the Turbo after its cooling issues and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2021, 19:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,492
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Understeer = Hitting the wall with the front of...

Understeer = Hitting the wall with the front of the vehicle
Oversteer = Hitting the wall with the rear of the vehicle
BHP = How fast you hit the wall
Torque = How far you take the wall with you!
Forum: Humour Corner 18th July 2021, 18:19
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Mercedes vs Jaguar

I think Jaguar can chalk up a win on this one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUN1gRC-wr8
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 20:38
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Happy birthday matey, did your cake have enough...

Happy birthday matey, did your cake have enough space for candles or did you just set fire to the lawn instead?
Forum: Events and Meets 11th July 2021, 20:23
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well what a great day, started off with breakfast...

Well what a great day, started off with breakfast in the hotel next to David Coulthard then after braving the queue to get in to Gaydon saw lots of friendly faces and amazing cars. Nice to see you...
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 16:44
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You bringing my blue Metro Dave? :D

You bringing my blue Metro Dave? :D
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I was thinking of around 8:30ish, I'll be in the...

I was thinking of around 8:30ish, I'll be in the red tomcat if you want to pop in, we're setting off now but will be checking this post tonight.
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 10:22
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We're setting off soon to go down to a hotel at...

We're setting off soon to go down to a hotel at J18 of the M1, if anyone fancies calling in tomorrow morning for a run down into the show it is the Holiday Inn post code NN6 7XR
Forum: Humour Corner 10th July 2021, 09:48
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Covid

God and Jesus were sitting down to a meal when Jesus looked across the table and asked "So where have you been the last few months"?

God replied "I`ve been all round Yorkshire"

Jesus was...
Forum: Events and Meets 5th July 2021, 21:15
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You know I'd love to take it off your hands but...

You know I'd love to take it off your hands but unless the lottery comes in I'm well and truly skint with getting the V8 serviceable.
On another note I'm definitely going to this show but will be in...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 21:00
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Any excuse to talk at....I mean to people eh Dave

Any excuse to talk at....I mean to people eh Dave
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2021, 19:08
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Would have been perfectly accurate on a BMW!!

Would have been perfectly accurate on a BMW!!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 14:45
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
She says she can stretch to £20

She says she can stretch to £20
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 14:00
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh all right :shrug: I'll give you £15 for it.

Oh all right :shrug: I'll give you £15 for it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 13:30
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I only got a few pictures on the day when we got...

I only got a few pictures on the day when we got the photo opportunity with the Lancaster but here are a few of them.
https://i.ibb.co/wL6zR6J/20210703-163617-0.jpg...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 20:57
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
From Sophie

Thank you for the amazing day, it was a fun day. Well done Dawn for winning the trophy. It was good to see the all the cars today after lockdown. I missed not being able to have car shows. Thank you...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 19:17
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well what a fantastic day, first of all a HUUUUGE...

Well what a fantastic day, first of all a HUUUUGE thankyou to Dave and Rich for organising the day, was awesome watching the Lancaster taxi around so effortlessly. Congratulations Dawn, well done!...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 06:21
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Not when I've already got one to drive home haha

Not when I've already got one to drive home haha
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 06:04
Replies: 401
Views: 44,327
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just keep giving it little bumps periodically as...

Just keep giving it little bumps periodically as initially I hadn't seen it, I only spotted it when it popped back up recently.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 06:01
Replies: 23
Views: 2,224
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Signed up, signed the missus up as well:D

Signed up, signed the missus up as well:D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 20:54
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
And we all know why divorces are so...

And we all know why divorces are so expensive......they're worth it.....uh ohh here she comes
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 19:49
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Dave this is a note from Laura, it will mean...

Dave this is a note from Laura, it will mean divorce if he brings a metro home!!!!!

:girl4:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 19:29
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You best throw in a free car trailer as well then...

You best throw in a free car trailer as well then Dave!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 17:39
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well, Tina is definitely coming tomorrow, spent...

Well, Tina is definitely coming tomorrow, spent last night cleaning out her interior and at the 11th hour Millie will be joining us as well, she just came out of the workshop, not all her little...
Forum: Events and Meets 1st July 2021, 22:06
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh you tease, do I not have enough strains on my...

Oh you tease, do I not have enough strains on my finances?! It's not me you need to sell it to, I'm sold on it already, you might have a job selling it to Laura though!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 21:45
Replies: 401
Views: 44,327
Posted By GJ53 DGO
312414 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 1.8T Manual /...

312414 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 1.8T Manual / 160 +
000002 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 4.6 V8 Manual / 260 SE
Forum: Events and Meets 29th June 2021, 17:15
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Don't suppose you know where there is one for...

Don't suppose you know where there is one for sale? ;)
Forum: Events and Meets 29th June 2021, 16:52
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I'm with you Dave, if there are a few going I'd...

I'm with you Dave, if there are a few going I'd seriously consider it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 28th June 2021, 19:43
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
It would have if I hadn't used a Discovery to tow...

It would have if I hadn't used a Discovery to tow it, couldn't resist the photo opportunity though. Although I did back it onto the drive with the Zed....hope I don't get busted for it :duh:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 27th June 2021, 23:04
Replies: 213
Views: 12,198
Posted By GJ53 DGO
https://i.ibb.co/VWTb8kd/PICT0223.jpg Is it...

https://i.ibb.co/VWTb8kd/PICT0223.jpg
Is it still only £10 to get in? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 20:12
Replies: 86
Views: 7,618
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nice to see another one saved, it will only go up...

Nice to see another one saved, it will only go up in value especially with the TLC it deserves and always nice to have a rarity. Congratulations on the purchase. It might be worth me getting up to...
Forum: Was it you? 25th May 2021, 21:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GJ53 DGO
The car did actually leave the factory in...

The car did actually leave the factory in starlight silver however a few years ago it was resprayed in zircon, there is a little damage to the paint revealing the starlight silver underneath and when...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd May 2021, 21:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That's nice to hear, it was a generalisation I...

That's nice to hear, it was a generalisation I admit but was just the feeling I've usually got when talking to someone with a V8, glad to hear that, even if my feeling is right that it isn't right...
Forum: Was it you? 20th May 2021, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That's a view I sadly share, they all seem a...

That's a view I sadly share, they all seem a little cliquey, nothing like on here where everyone is helpful, I joined the 260s but I've stopped bothering to log in and I'll just keep both my zeds...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 18th May 2021, 20:21
Replies: 65
Views: 6,687
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Having sampled his BBQ he must have had a lot of...

Having sampled his BBQ he must have had a lot of practice cooking as it was top notch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 20:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By GJ53 DGO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACSeoii9n4g ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACSeoii9n4g
Your car arriving at Eden Camp at one minute exactly into the video and again at 4minutes 50. I remember seeing it there and wasn't at all jealous....no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Scantily clad ladies on the bonnet always help!! ...

Scantily clad ladies on the bonnet always help!!
Stumbled across your channel the other day and thoroughly enjoyed watching, keep up the good work, I'm looking forward to more in the future.
Forum: Was it you? 13th May 2021, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Black ZT V8

Overtook me near Blythe on the A1 southbound on the 12th May, Black V8. Reg No. BW04 PHX
Sorry no picture, was driving at the time.
Forum: Was it you? 27th April 2021, 21:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just wondering how to replace the lid on this can...

Just wondering how to replace the lid on this can of worms I inadvertently opened!!:duh:
Forum: Was it you? 21st April 2021, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,230
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Naughty Naughty

Saw this in Hull at about 17:45 on 21/04/2021. Might wanna try taxing it...
https://i.ibb.co/vcjnWWL/untaxed.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/5hFf7tM/untaxed.jpg
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 11th April 2021, 19:52
Replies: 65
Views: 6,687
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Put us down please Rich, we'll see how Laura and...

Put us down please Rich, we'll see how Laura and bump are getting on as she will be getting close by then but hopefully we'll bring the tomcat and V8 :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 15:03
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I was thinking more along the lines of...

I was thinking more along the lines of international day of fools lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 14:29
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Condolences to you but congratulations as well on...

Condolences to you but congratulations as well on the car, as has been previously said, it shows true character to pick up and carry on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 13:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,344
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Anyone else notice the date of 1st registration?...

Anyone else notice the date of 1st registration? 01-04-2006!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 11:25
Replies: 38
Views: 2,072
Posted By GJ53 DGO
The wife will be along before long to give me a...

The wife will be along before long to give me a clip around the lug for calling her pride and joy 'shibble' but to be fair it is a beautiful car in its own right and i love driving it but give me MG...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 18:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,072
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Be a few miles on its clock these days matey!!

Be a few miles on its clock these days matey!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 17:05
Replies: 38
Views: 2,072
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think you missed your 1st one Andy... ...

I think you missed your 1st one Andy...

https://d2gg9evh47fn9z.cloudfront.net/800px_COLOURBOX26653104.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 17:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,072
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I started my career with an 998cc A series metro...

I started my career with an 998cc A series metro clubman, quickly upgraded that to a 114 GSi (sorely missed!) then went on to a 25 1.6IL which was a fantastic car but didn't make a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 21:07
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Fantastic purchase, looks awesome, you should...

Fantastic purchase, looks awesome, you should check the glovebox of your unicorn to see if anyone has left some hens teeth in there!
Forum: Was it you? 28th February 2021, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You'd have definitely seen me but wouldn't have...

You'd have definitely seen me but wouldn't have recognised me
https://i.ibb.co/zPDK1wd/Big-Sophie.jpg
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 24th February 2021, 19:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Think that water may be a touch on the warm side...

Think that water may be a touch on the warm side for a new born, Laura would love it though, the amount of times I've been burned when I forget to check the temp on the shower!
Forum: Was it you? 24th February 2021, 18:12
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Starlight Silver ZT

CE53 DFK Northbound on the M11 near North Weald airfield.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 21st February 2021, 15:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Is there a maternity hospital nearby or does...

Is there a maternity hospital nearby or does someone have a trailer that we can fit a birthing pool in? Bump is due on the 9th!!
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Do you really think Laura would allow another car...

Do you really think Laura would allow another car on the driveway? I was shocked when she dragged me to go and look at the V8...let alone the tomcat which I promised I'd do up and sell on....she...
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 19:11
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By GJ53 DGO
What's wrong with a V8 powered pram?!

What's wrong with a V8 powered pram?!
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 14:28
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Good news in a chaotic world

Just a quick heads up to say we will be getting a new arrival later this year.https://i.ibb.co/zF2zkHv/New-Monkey.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2021, 17:26
Replies: 104
Views: 7,880
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Here are a few pics of our toys. Starting with...

Here are a few pics of our toys. Starting with Meg, the one that got me hooked on ZT's.
https://i.ibb.co/41fFFyZ/Meg.jpg
And here is one I told the wife was to buy do up and sell on....was never...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2021, 16:36
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Hi Rick, put me down for 2 please.

Hi Rick, put me down for 2 please.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2021, 11:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We never knowingly met Gus, but our condolences...

We never knowingly met Gus, but our condolences go out none the less. Rest in Peace
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 18:11
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A mobility scooter will make for a happy...

A mobility scooter will make for a happy retirement for her if that's all she has to carry.
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 17:48
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By GJ53 DGO
All the best mate hope you have a goodun and here...

All the best mate hope you have a goodun and here is to a better 2021 :christmas::new_year:
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Can we file a lawsuit to be reimbursed for 2020?...

Can we file a lawsuit to be reimbursed for 2020? Nobody said it was going to be like that when I signed up for it a year ago!
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 17:43
Replies: 8
Views: 381
Posted By GJ53 DGO
7 year old daughter loves it but she is a proper...

7 year old daughter loves it but she is a proper little rock chick as well as a Disney lover
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 17:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I travel long distance (all be it internally to...

I travel long distance (all be it internally to the UK) but rarely stay away more than one night at a time and yet I always have a plentiful supply of food and a change or two of clothes (you never...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 17:24
Replies: 15
Views: 739
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well nothing you can do can give her a harder...

Well nothing you can do can give her a harder life than Dave gave her! Good luck with the tlc and I look forward to seeing the progress :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 19:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Is this before or after we sent it over there in...

Is this before or after we sent it over there in pig form to be stamped danish to have it sent back over here?
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or seen the coca cola trucks during the adverts!

Or seen the coca cola trucks during the adverts!
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 19:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By GJ53 DGO
At least the French have to keep their disgusting...

At least the French have to keep their disgusting cheeses on their side of our moat!
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 23rd December 2020, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,524
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can heartily recommend a trip to the fleet air...

I can heartily recommend a trip to the fleet air arm when things reopen, the carrier experience was awesome. Maybe a meet there if someone local to it would care to organise. I'd be up for it.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I count myself very fortunate that I'm in the...

I count myself very fortunate that I'm in the road to see the sunrise and I'm still at work to see it set and barely miss a minute of it in between.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 17:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,048
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Be nice if the RHA were professional and...

Be nice if the RHA were professional and trustworthy to start with, The member that represents my small part of the industry is one of the biggest rule breakers I know....but you are right they...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 17:18
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By GJ53 DGO
This one is very apt for this time of year ...

This one is very apt for this time of year
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhfddlaibfI
or maybe this one
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjG_VB-la7o
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 17:13
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Charity begins at home!...that said I sponsor...

Charity begins at home!...that said I sponsor Dogs Trust....and two ZTs and a Rover Coupe
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2020, 16:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Covid right? that's getting the blame for...

Covid right? that's getting the blame for everything atm
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 16:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If we all pulled out in front of traffic that is...

If we all pulled out in front of traffic that is on a main road then of course there would be gridlock as everyone would be embedded in other vehicles, pulling out in front of oncoming vehicles is a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 23rd December 2020, 14:46
Replies: 19
Views: 2,317
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Only one thing to say really...Wow how awesome....

Only one thing to say really...Wow how awesome. Thanks for taking the time to post all these.
Forum: Was it you? 23rd December 2020, 14:00
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Parked in Princes Quay multi storey, Hull

Saw this parked in Princes Quay when I popped in to pick up a few last minute presents and in accordance with the rules and regulations I had to park next to it....
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2020, 19:38
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By GJ53 DGO
This advert popped up during a youtube video and...

This advert popped up during a youtube video and i nearly wet myself!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAzlsU_AcMY
I only hope it comes with lots of medals and chicken feathers in its hat.
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2020, 14:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think the HGV drivers mistake was assuming the...

I think the HGV drivers mistake was assuming the van driver was competent, it would have been perfectly safe to move around a slowing vehicle if everyone obeyed the rules of the road...ie not pull...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 4th December 2020, 14:13
Replies: 14
Views: 5,419
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Great thread and a fantastic car, what is it...

Great thread and a fantastic car, what is it about 75/zt owners also owning Tomcats?!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 20:25
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just wait until Trikey sees this, he'll be in...

Just wait until Trikey sees this, he'll be in heaven!
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 18:53
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Never having done steel I can't say how to load...

Never having done steel I can't say how to load these properly but a load should ALWAYS be secured correctly as you never know if or when you will need to brake harder than usual or take evasive...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2020, 10:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,860
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or alternatively could be thinking 'as I am on...

Or alternatively could be thinking 'as I am on the main road it is my right of way therefor the van pulling out from the side road ought to stay where he is' While there will always be the proverbial...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:10
Replies: 52
Views: 3,339
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I've been lucky, I only just saw this post so...

I've been lucky, I only just saw this post so didn't have to wait for the outcome, awesome bit of craftsmanship there, love it! is it pre or post project drive?
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:03
Replies: 22
Views: 841
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Congrats, nice to see the next generation of car...

Congrats, nice to see the next generation of car enthusiasts coming on:D
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 19:49
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can hear a pin drop when its quiet but I have...

I can hear a pin drop when its quiet but I have issues picking sounds out in noisy environments, if I'm in a noisy workshop it's near impossible for me to listen to somebody talking so I struggle...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 18:24
Replies: 27
Views: 2,125
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just because you are paranoid doesn't mean they...

Just because you are paranoid doesn't mean they aren't watching you!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 20:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,363
Posted By GJ53 DGO
So many P*** takes so few characters to type

So many P*** takes so few characters to type
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 20:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,363
Posted By GJ53 DGO
He kept it quiet because he is on to much of a...

He kept it quiet because he is on to much of a sugar high from all the cake and biscuits! Btw many happy returns Andy from us lot :birthday::party::birthday2:
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2020, 20:29
Replies: 35
Views: 2,525
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We didn't know you'd been so badly Debs. glad you...

We didn't know you'd been so badly Debs. glad you are on the mend now though, love and best wishes from Laura Myself and Sophie
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th October 2020, 18:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,985
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Commiserations on being stuck with this lot for...

Commiserations on being stuck with this lot for the the rest of your life :duh: as now you have a 75 there is no escape, it gets into your blood and stays there. Beautiful car btw, well done :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2020, 17:37
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You'll do fine Rich, the tester will be dazzled...

You'll do fine Rich, the tester will be dazzled by all the polishing yours get!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2020, 17:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I compared the market for all mine, they are all...

I compared the market for all mine, they are all with different insurers but I don't pay more than £230 for any of them, my 1.8T is on fully comp with unlimited mileage and has full NCB but my V8 and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well done Roy, My turn comes on December 25th...

Well done Roy, My turn comes on December 25th thanks to covid!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 18:36
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By GJ53 DGO
My copy arrived yesterday and today I made some...

My copy arrived yesterday and today I made some time to sit down and watch it. I enjoyed every minute of it but it is so thorough that I'll need to watch it a few more times yet to take it all in....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 18:27
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You have to admit soggy biscuits are easier to...

You have to admit soggy biscuits are easier to eat!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 18:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,621
Posted By GJ53 DGO
What ever you do DO NOT go through RCIB. I got...

What ever you do DO NOT go through RCIB. I got thoroughly ripped off by them.
Forum: V8 Forum 11th October 2020, 19:02
Replies: 15
Views: 2,677
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I've not managed 1000miles yet but am already...

I've not managed 1000miles yet but am already addicted to that right pedal...usually with the windows down! Daughter loves it but the wife is less impressed!!
Forum: Was it you? 10th October 2020, 21:43
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Fn02 cyx

Friday 9th oct. North bound on th M1 just south of J31, had a club sticker in the rear windscreen. I was in my truck.
Forum: Humour Corner 28th September 2020, 21:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh for forks sake these are terrible!

Oh for forks sake these are terrible!
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2020, 20:20
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Are you sure it's not cancelled? The big man...

Are you sure it's not cancelled? The big man might be isolating!
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th September 2020, 19:58
Replies: 12
Views: 2,036
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Awesome car Stu, Laura bought one of these as a...

Awesome car Stu, Laura bought one of these as a treat for passing her degree and we love it to bits, the torque is fantastic and the 8 speed autobox is silky smooth....
Forum: Humour Corner 13th September 2020, 13:53
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I cried over the keyboard and a little bit of wee...

I cried over the keyboard and a little bit of wee might have come out!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 23rd August 2020, 09:18
Replies: 17
Views: 2,525
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can only mirror previous comments, thanks so...

I can only mirror previous comments, thanks so much for your hospitality, compliments to the chef and we look forward to the next one!
Forum: Was it you? 23rd August 2020, 09:06
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Car looked fantastic, hope we cross paths again...

Car looked fantastic, hope we cross paths again and maybe next time I'll be in my ZT, only reason I wasn't was because the XF needed fuel
Forum: Was it you? 21st August 2020, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You came up in conversation matey :}

You came up in conversation matey :}
Forum: Was it you? 21st August 2020, 21:23
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By GJ53 DGO
08 plate

Met in the reuse centre at Hessle, I was in the XF with my wife Laura
https://i.ibb.co/WcpBYZc/20200821-111658.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2020, 21:01
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By GJ53 DGO
or in a cage with a frisky rotty with aids!

or in a cage with a frisky rotty with aids!
Forum: Events and Meets 16th August 2020, 22:54
Replies: 27
Views: 5,286
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If it makes any difference I'll bring the big one...

If it makes any difference I'll bring the big one :cool2:
May require above average fuel stops though!
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