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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2020, 14:19
Replies: 22
Views: 2,221
Posted By Neil1
My EGR is blanked off and has been like that for...

My EGR is blanked off and has been like that for several years now.

Never had an issue with it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By Neil1
If you are happy about it then keep as you don't...

If you are happy about it then keep as you don't want to be making any rash decisions.

Finding another one like it is going to be extremely difficult.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 17:31
Replies: 38
Views: 3,408
Posted By Neil1
I honestly don't know Rick. I have an extra...

I honestly don't know Rick.

I have an extra stalk which a Computer Symbol on.

Originally the car had the Highline System with the satnav dvd in the boot but was removed before I bought the car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 17:17
Replies: 38
Views: 3,408
Posted By Neil1
Payment made Rick and replied to your PM. ...

Payment made Rick and replied to your PM.

The joy of having a clear screen for a change, can't wait.:drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 14:50
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By Neil1
What does it show? Nothing really just a...

What does it show?
Nothing really just a lengthy drive with someone rambling on about how bad these cars are.

He should drive my ZT-T, because that would make him think again.

I don't have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 14:29
Replies: 38
Views: 3,408
Posted By Neil1
My IPK is getting to be almost unreadable as I...

My IPK is getting to be almost unreadable as I have the computer bit as well so please add me to your list Rick.

Let me know of payment.

Also how do I remove the unit and when would you require...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2020, 14:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,767
Posted By Neil1
My sincerest condolences at this difficult time...

My sincerest condolences at this difficult time for the loss to yourself Chris and your Family.

I hope your Dad is okay.

It is shocking that you can't see him.
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2020, 14:13
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By Neil1
2nd Test England v Windies

Windies won the Toss and decided to bowl.

Score at present England 29-2, lbw then an easy catch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 14:09
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Neil1
He reckons it dirty? That's pretty clean,...

He reckons it dirty?

That's pretty clean, down where I am and all the country roads, it ends up covered in mud and excrement on a regular basis.

I used to get upset, now don't take any notice,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 13:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By Neil1
I wouldn't ride a bicycle of any type these days....

I wouldn't ride a bicycle of any type these days.

But a power assisted bike years ago would have been very handy with the amount of pesky hills, would have made life so much easier.

I remember...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 13:10
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By Neil1
Here are some more details for you, would be...

Here are some more details for you, would be worth asking these people about the car.
MG ZT Fire Chase Vehicle (http://www.romar.org.uk/page356.html)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 12:50
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By Neil1
A blue hue, very nice. I bet not everyone...

A blue hue, very nice.

I bet not everyone can say their knob glows! :D
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2020, 12:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Neil1
I haven't seen about that yet.

I haven't seen about that yet.
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2020, 12:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Neil1
Update!

Telephoned Go Cardless today and they were very helpful.

All the staff are working from home, spoke to a lovely young lady.;)

They gave me a lot of information about the fraudulent payment.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 11:54
Replies: 31
Views: 3,443
Posted By Neil1
Is there a way of coating the inside of the glass...

Is there a way of coating the inside of the glass lens.

Years ago when I owned Classic Cars, they had proper glass lenses and would regularly fog due to the different temperature changes.

You...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 11:19
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Neil1
I think they are fun. Many years ago I...

I think they are fun.

Many years ago I remember a chap who did stuff to Mini's one was shortened another had two front ends.

Ed China has created some oddities, the fastest Shed and a Bath.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 11:15
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Neil1
I expect the only way would be to mask off.

I expect the only way would be to mask off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 11:12
Replies: 64
Views: 7,171
Posted By Neil1
I wish that as well! As I have been having...

I wish that as well!

As I have been having issues with getting any work done, can't get any help at all, only from people I have never met, says it all really.

I use my local garage, the owner...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 13th July 2020, 10:51
Replies: 32
Views: 6,647
Posted By Neil1
What are you saying?:D Okay many of us are...

What are you saying?:D

Okay many of us are older but we are or try to be young at heart.

Fair play to you for owning one of these cars.
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2020, 10:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Neil1
3 into one on that corner doesn't work. I...

3 into one on that corner doesn't work.

I bet the Boss of Ferrari wasn't happy as they were testing the upgrades that had been fitted to both cars, no results now for the Hungarian Grand Prix.
...
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2020, 10:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Neil1
I know it's a nuisance but I have changed the way...

I know it's a nuisance but I have changed the way I do things for everything online I pay via PayPal if I can.

But for items which are over £100 I always use my Credit Card as you are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2020, 16:30
Replies: 64
Views: 7,171
Posted By Neil1
I must admit Brian has helped me in the past over...

I must admit Brian has helped me in the past over some software.

He actually makes coming on here a worthwhile place to visit as his knowledge of these cars is unquestionably brilliant.

I do...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Neil1
That's really clever, I didn't know they made...

That's really clever, I didn't know they made fake nests.
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 16:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Neil1
Watched qualification of the F1, wow impressive...

Watched qualification of the F1, wow impressive with the weather as wet as it was.

I wouldn't want to drive at 150mph+ in those conditions.
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 16:05
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Neil1
Doesn't Mrs Vossy have her own bank account? ...

Doesn't Mrs Vossy have her own bank account?

One account for paying bills and each have their own accounts.




Before Online Banking existed I was caught out like that because I hardly ever...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 11:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Neil1
Practice 3 isn't available at the moment, so I...

Practice 3 isn't available at the moment, so I have the England v Windies Cricket on.:}
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 11:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Neil1
I check my account once a week as I have had...

I check my account once a week as I have had issues in the past.

The only other payments was for online food shopping and some parts for the ZT off Ebay.
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 10:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Neil1
£93 Direct Debit!

Last night I was checking my bank account via the app on my phone and there was a Direct Debit payment to a company for £93 that I had never heard of.

Quickly did some searching via Google on my...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 09:57
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Neil1
Poor wasp, what did he do to you? I'm huge...

Poor wasp, what did he do to you?

I'm huge believer that everything has a right to live and if you are not prepared to eat it then don't kill it!:}
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 09:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By Neil1
I see so you are finally retiring;) You can...

I see so you are finally retiring;)

You can still stay a member as you have countless years of knowledge which many would find useful and informative.

Newer car, so what do you fancy having?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 9th July 2020, 15:48
Replies: 32
Views: 6,647
Posted By Neil1
Me neither as someone made a comment the other...

Me neither as someone made a comment the other day that I looked like Father Christmas.
My reply was a grumble.:devil:
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2020, 13:32
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,997
Posted By Neil1
An easy answer; I have trouble breathing, walking...

An easy answer; I have trouble breathing, walking up one stair at a time in my house leaves me gasping for air.
Getting in and out of the car is difficult, once I'm in I'm fine, getting out again is...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2020, 13:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By Neil1
Why? What has happened, what have I...

Why?

What has happened, what have I missed?:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2020, 18:45
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,997
Posted By Neil1
Until they have a cure or a vaccination that will...

Until they have a cure or a vaccination that will work I won't be going out socially anytime soon, unless it is for medical reasons.

Unfortunately for me if I get Covid-19 it's a pine box!

Food...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2020, 18:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Neil1
All looks to be a good job done there.:}

All looks to be a good job done there.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 17:13
Replies: 26
Views: 2,347
Posted By Neil1
The automatic gearboxes in our cars are unique...

The automatic gearboxes in our cars are unique they don't work like normal automatics.
I tend to select 4 so mine doesn't change up to top gear when I'm in and around Town.

As for your questions:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 17:02
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By Neil1
It's ridiculous. You don't need a licence or...

It's ridiculous.

You don't need a licence or insurance for electric bicycles.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 12:39
Replies: 30
Views: 2,920
Posted By Neil1
I don't reckon cornering will be that good at...

I don't reckon cornering will be that good at speed!:eek:

I quite like the idea of an e-scooter wish they were around when I was younger.
But I don't understand you are not allowed to ride your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 12:34
Replies: 29
Views: 3,259
Posted By Neil1
Glad you're okay Bob. Sorry about the...

Glad you're okay Bob.

Sorry about the "Bear", at least it's fixable.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 12:26
Replies: 44
Views: 7,079
Posted By Neil1
The Tourer's are not light vehicles and as much...

The Tourer's are not light vehicles and as much as they handle well for their size they are not sports cars.

I find the best bit is the flat back.

I have never come across anyone ever to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2020, 15:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Neil1
Well done!

Well done!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2020, 15:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By Neil1
Hi Steve, May I suggest that you list...

Hi Steve,

May I suggest that you list everything that is wrong with your car, then advice can be given on what can be done.

Neil:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2020, 14:50
Replies: 66
Views: 5,940
Posted By Neil1
I know it's absolutely crazy.:shrug: Plus if...

I know it's absolutely crazy.:shrug:

Plus if you have to scrap your alloy wheels you would be hard pushed to get £6 a wheel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2020, 14:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By Neil1
Looks very similar to mine :D

Looks very similar to mine :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2020, 09:37
Replies: 66
Views: 5,940
Posted By Neil1
Very nice, I do like the colour. My 11...

Very nice, I do like the colour.

My 11 spokes need doing but not at the prices they charge down where I am in Devon.

I could get 2 sets of x5 wheels redone cheaper in Birmingham and save myself...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2020, 12:53
Replies: 231
Views: 27,075
Posted By Neil1
I do hope you realise that the OP of this thread...

I do hope you realise that the OP of this thread was started in 2017.

Thankfully I don't have any water leaks, never did, so not bad for a 17 year old car.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2020, 12:37
Replies: 34
Views: 3,012
Posted By Neil1
I have thought about this many times, what else...

I have thought about this many times, what else could be fitted as I have a diesel as well.

My thoughts would be to go for a honda vtech which is front wheel drive.

For me it would have to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2020, 13:35
Replies: 49
Views: 3,812
Posted By Neil1
This is worth reading...

This is worth reading https://www.viperperformance.co.uk/page-oat-grade-silicone-hoses.html

I think I asked about this a couple years or so ago, but it was the cost of changing every hose that put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2020, 12:55
Replies: 28
Views: 3,986
Posted By Neil1
Any more news about these? :shrug:

Any more news about these? :shrug:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 11th April 2020, 18:20
Replies: 18
Views: 3,546
Posted By Neil1
Thought it might be as everything else has been...

Thought it might be as everything else has been cancelled ☹️.

Sent from my moto g(7) power using Tapatalk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2020, 19:21
Replies: 44
Views: 7,079
Posted By Neil1
Unfortunately some get treated badly, good to see...

Unfortunately some get treated badly, good to see you are rescuing yours.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2020, 19:13
Replies: 28
Views: 3,986
Posted By Neil1
Email received.

Email received.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 10:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By Neil1
Mine doesn't look that clean although I have had...

Mine doesn't look that clean although I have had it steam cleaned.
Had to because I picked up a stick which got jammed and was making a weird noise plus part of it was hanging down.
My local...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 10:52
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
I saw that but are you willing to try? ...

I saw that but are you willing to try?

Because it can be an expensive mistake if your are wrong.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 10:49
Replies: 24
Views: 4,569
Posted By Neil1
I strongly disagree with what you said; What...

I strongly disagree with what you said;

What you are saying is if you haven't got Rover 75 or an MG ZT don't bother joining.

I know first hand what this feels like it isn't pleasant, your not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 10:34
Replies: 372
Views: 38,468
Posted By Neil1
Self charging ...

Self charging (https://www.rac.co.uk/drive/news/electric-cars/self-charging-solar-powered-car-to-launch-in-2019/)has already happened.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 10:26
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Update For You!

Information is from Auto Express and emails I receive from MG Car Clubs.

This E10 Consultation from FBHVC (https://www.mgcc.co.uk/e10-fuels-consultation-response-from-fbhvc/) is worth reading to...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 17:28
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By Neil1
One of my good friends is dyslexic and he has his...

One of my good friends is dyslexic and he has his spell checker set up to alter his words to correctly spelt words.

Owning a Company he thought it was important.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 16:56
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
As I mentioned they are still going to be selling...

As I mentioned they are still going to be selling E5 fuel but no doubt at a higher cost.
Thankfully this year at least the fuel duty is staying the same.
My ZT runs on diesel and I know how much...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 16:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By Neil1
I was going to watch this last night but I...

I was going to watch this last night but I decided on consuming rather a lot of Guinness instead.:drunk:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 13:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Neil1
No, it's not a hoax although it is damming but...

No, it's not a hoax although it is damming but you can pick up a Rover 75 for less than £300 if you know where to look.

Join the car selling groups on Facebook.

If it has a manual gearbox then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 13:39
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By Neil1
Well done.:D

Well done.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 13:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,717
Posted By Neil1
I would agree with you on that one but the 406...

I would agree with you on that one but the 406 was nice though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 13:32
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Anyone whose car has a carburetor and many that...

Anyone whose car has a carburetor and many that had issues with running on unleaded.

I expect Rover's petrol engines will be okay.

However as to whether you will get more to the gallon is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 16:51
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
This is what Footman James...

This is what Footman James (https://www.footmanjames.co.uk/blog/e10-petrol-threat-for-classic-cars) are saying.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 16:15
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Would make a difference to air pollution in our...

Would make a difference to air pollution in our Towns and Cities but I doubt it would make any difference to the world.

The Polar ice cap is still going to melt, that is a fact, it is not slowing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 16:10
Replies: 372
Views: 38,468
Posted By Neil1
I don't dislike EV's but they are damned...

I don't dislike EV's but they are damned expensive, the one I like and this is for a 5 year old one is the Tesla S, £35K.

The new ones are around £85K depending on extras etc.

Okay there are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 15:58
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Yes, you are right there. I reckon we should...

Yes, you are right there.

I reckon we should give the Government a bit of earache on this because what this tiny island does isn't going to make any difference to the global atmosphere with the 3...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 4th March 2020, 15:44
Replies: 18
Views: 3,546
Posted By Neil1
We shall see, for now I reserve my judgement.:}

We shall see, for now I reserve my judgement.:}
Forum: Humour Corner 4th March 2020, 15:40
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By Neil1
Yes, the South West, best part of the Country as...

Yes, the South West, best part of the Country as well.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 14:43
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Plus they give off methane gas.:eek: :dung:

Plus they give off methane gas.:eek: :dung:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 14:42
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
Yes, I read that it was highly corrosive and...

Yes, I read that it was highly corrosive and damaging to seals, metals and gasket seals.

Over 1 million vehicles will be affected by this with around 350,000 removed from our roads.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 4th March 2020, 14:28
Replies: 18
Views: 3,546
Posted By Neil1
I don't expect I would be welcome so I will go...

I don't expect I would be welcome so I will go with another club.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 13:50
Replies: 41
Views: 6,443
Posted By Neil1
E10 Fuel Being Brought In Sooner!

Looks like it's being brought in for next year.

The problem is if your vehicle was built before 2002 then your advised not to use it.

Anyone with a classic car that uses a carburettor has no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 13:31
Replies: 372
Views: 38,468
Posted By Neil1
It's earlier than that as they have moved the...

It's earlier than that as they have moved the date, I think we have 12 years.
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 13:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By Neil1
But it's what you do when you reach 34 and have...

But it's what you do when you reach 34 and have to give up playing football is the problem.......;):rofl:
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Neil1
BMW drivers, some are okay but most are morons. ...

BMW drivers, some are okay but most are morons.

I was cut up by one last week in a very nice 5 series (didn't deserve the car).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 13:16
Replies: 28
Views: 3,986
Posted By Neil1
Paid and replied to your PM Rick.:D

Paid and replied to your PM Rick.:D
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 12:18
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Neil1
Bad flying in my book that is, the foam was...

Bad flying in my book that is, the foam was provided and the pilot missed it, pointless putting the foam down then.

No can't re-use the foam.
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 12:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By Neil1
They have had a tough time lately, I enjoyed the...

They have had a tough time lately, I enjoyed the Chelsea v Liverpool match.

But you can't win everything.

I don't support a particular team anymore but do like watching football.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 12:05
Replies: 28
Views: 3,986
Posted By Neil1
Hi Rick, I expressed my interest on Facebook but...

Hi Rick, I expressed my interest on Facebook but I will put my order in through here.

Smoked sequential for me please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 12:00
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By Neil1
You can buy new sensors? Interesting as my...

You can buy new sensors?

Interesting as my wipers have a mind of their own, in light rain they work okay but then in heavy rain they don't always sweep, most strange.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2020, 11:55
Replies: 372
Views: 38,468
Posted By Neil1
Personally I don't think EV's are the way...

Personally I don't think EV's are the way forward, they are overrated and overpriced.

If you want a decent one for example the Audi E Tron or the Tesla then they take you over the £40K bracket and...
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 11:33
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By Neil1
American English, I tend to write in this online,...

American English, I tend to write in this online, should go and wash my mouth out with soap for doing this heinous crime.:D
Forum: Humour Corner 4th March 2020, 11:16
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By Neil1
And Both of these made me laugh and I...

And



Both of these made me laugh and I can't compete with either.:laughing2:
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 11:10
Replies: 576
Views: 68,494
Posted By Neil1
The Postcode Lottery and not the game, is the...

The Postcode Lottery and not the game, is the worst thing as I know that insuring a car anywhere in London is ridiculous.

Fair enough 'Bear' is the problem being supercharged but maybe then it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 21:22
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By Neil1
Let's be honest here Royal Fail are useless they...

Let's be honest here Royal Fail are useless they complain about everything.

If I'm sending stuff, I nearly always use a courier as they pick up from my house.

These people sell Rover 75...
Forum: Social Forum 26th February 2020, 21:12
Replies: 576
Views: 68,494
Posted By Neil1
That seems a lot money. I only pay £171 for...

That seems a lot money.
I only pay £171 for mine, full comp + protected.

But what I do is set aside about 3 hours and do a brand new quote on each of the Comparison sites.
Open each one in a new...
Forum: Social Forum 26th February 2020, 21:05
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By Neil1
Absolutely, auto-fill makes one so lazy.:D ...

Absolutely, auto-fill makes one so lazy.:D

As I was told off for this on Facebook by a woman I know, "only one explanation mark is required, not several".
Forum: Events and Meets 26th February 2020, 20:53
Replies: 73
Views: 27,068
Posted By Neil1
Would love to go but I know I couldn't drive 170...

Would love to go but I know I couldn't drive 170 miles, impossible.:sad3:
Forum: Humour Corner 26th February 2020, 20:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By Neil1
Blimey you must have been posh. The loo was...

Blimey you must have been posh.

The loo was outside attached to the shed in it's own building.
It was okay in the summer but in the winter, you got given a torch and there was always wellies and...
Forum: Humour Corner 26th February 2020, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Neil1
Very good, liked that one.:D

Very good, liked that one.:D
Forum: Social Forum 26th February 2020, 20:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neil1
An update on how things are progressing or not as...

An update on how things are progressing or not as the case is.

Being on my own most of the time I don't like sitting around doing nothing so I have been doing what I did before.
Out shopping,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 14:18
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By Neil1
Your now going to say it's explosive aren't you? ...

Your now going to say it's explosive aren't you?

See, making assumptions gets you into trouble.;)

I have ordered and sent many different types of liquids and powders via courier, so I know what...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 14:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Neil1
What you do with a hairdryer is nothing to do...

What you do with a hairdryer is nothing to do with me.:laughing2:

I bought a new battery for my diesel but can't tell you what make it is, can't remember. It was about 4 years ago I think. I do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 14:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Neil1
I don't think that is a good idea with a battery...

I don't think that is a good idea with a battery around, :laughing2:
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 14:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neil1
True. I worked out how much money I was...

True.

I worked out how much money I was spending on tobacco as I rolled my own, with a menthol filter.

The filters I bought in bulk, a box of 20 at a time, Swan extra slim menthol.
About every...
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 13:45
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By Neil1
That is good news for the pair of you.:}

That is good news for the pair of you.:}
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 13:42
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By Neil1
I am very sorry about that or not as the case...

I am very sorry about that or not as the case maybe!:D

Picking me up on pronunciation, how dare you, I say!:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 13:37
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By Neil1
Won't post it, can't believe that one. I mean...

Won't post it, can't believe that one.
I mean it's not explosive material.

Wrap it in bubble wrap and stick in a box, simple really.

Try this company......https://www.transglobalexpress.co.uk/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 13:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Neil1
You do both of these I take it? I bet you don't! ...

You do both of these I take it? I bet you don't!

Hindsight is a wonderful thing.:D

Plus what are you doing with a hairdryer?

I don't own one.
To use one I would have to get the 100ft...
Forum: Humour Corner 20th February 2020, 11:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,592
Posted By Neil1
Very funny, I hadn't seen that in ages.:D

Very funny, I hadn't seen that in ages.:D
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 10:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neil1
I have been thinking about the things to do on my...

I have been thinking about the things to do on my 'bucket list' Fred.

As I'm divorced one was a trip to Amsterdam, although possibly not a good idea at the moment. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 10:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,293
Posted By Neil1
I had the same problem when I bought a new one...

I had the same problem when I bought a new one for mine, the cover doesn't fit properly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 10:10
Replies: 44
Views: 3,727
Posted By Neil1
I have experienced and witnessed some really bad...

I have experienced and witnessed some really bad parking and people that just don't care.
But if you have a vehicle that looks past it's best and has a dings and dents then people will avoid parking...
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 09:48
Replies: 50
Views: 3,883
Posted By Neil1
Ahhh! But you can......:D Thankfully I...

Ahhh! But you can......:D

Thankfully I worked my way up to Boss status but that came with plenty of it's own challenges.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 09:35
Replies: 44
Views: 3,727
Posted By Neil1
I have a few scrapes and dings down the sides of...

I have a few scrapes and dings down the sides of my car, none done by me.
Some I have been able to polish out others are more permanent.

Unfortunately it happens, I'm always careful and park out...
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2020, 09:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By Neil1
Suspected Heart Attack!

It was Sunday 2nd February after watching the England match I was sat in the kitchen having a cup of tea and a smoke and I had a bit of a funny turn, my head went on the spin.
At the time I thought...
Forum: Photography Corner 20th February 2020, 07:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By Neil1
Had to Google, actor, model etc but don't...

Had to Google, actor, model etc but don't recognise her.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Neil1
I haven't been to any of them. Several years...

I haven't been to any of them.

Several years ago I went over on a trip to Dublin and went to the Jameson's Distillery, that was amazing.
Plus on the same day to the Guiness Factory.
I was well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Neil1
Yes, especially for keeping the windscreen...

Yes, especially for keeping the windscreen demisted and in winter time defrosting.
Forum: Photography Corner 17th February 2020, 17:22
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By Neil1
Lovely looking lady, although I have no idea who...

Lovely looking lady, although I have no idea who she is.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Neil1
No it wasn't an option. It's similar to the...

No it wasn't an option.

It's similar to the ones that Ford's have.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 15:39
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Neil1
Have you been to the Plymouth Gin Distillery...

Have you been to the Plymouth Gin Distillery (https://www.plymouthgin.com/en-EN/articles/the-plymouth-gin-distillery-tour), Bob?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 15:35
Replies: 20
Views: 2,829
Posted By Neil1
Very nice.......:laughing2:

Very nice.......:laughing2:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 15:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,907
Posted By Neil1
I had two but sold one regret doing that now. ...

I had two but sold one regret doing that now.

So I have been looking as well, even been looking at :eek: BMW's, I do like them especially the 528i's and 535i's, but mustn't.

Instead I have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 15:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Neil1
Yes, please put me down for one.:}

Yes, please put me down for one.:}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 17th February 2020, 14:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,463
Posted By Neil1
Hi Ceedy, 28 March 2020. The South Zeal...

Hi Ceedy,

28 March 2020. The South Zeal Devon Classic Car & Motorcycle Show at The Oxenham Arms, South Zeal, nr Okehampton, EX20 2JT

Has been moved to the 4th April 2020,...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2019, 18:40
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By Neil1
Happy Birthday! Have a great time. Sent...

Happy Birthday! Have a great time.

Sent from my moto g(7) power using Tapatalk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 14:44
Replies: 29
Views: 3,662
Posted By Neil1
Yes, to catch fire and make a mess, wonderful. ...

Yes, to catch fire and make a mess, wonderful.

There is far better sound proofing that you can buy which doesn't moult.

Plus having owned two of these vehicles now, they are the only ones that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 17:46
Replies: 44
Views: 7,079
Posted By Neil1
Gorgeous colour. It's a shame you can't buy an MG...

Gorgeous colour. It's a shame you can't buy an MG ZT 1.8T with an automatic gearbox.

Sent from my moto g(7) power using Tapatalk
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 18:15
Replies: 85
Views: 5,525
Posted By Neil1
This is how to do it. Rubber Bumper...

This is how to do it.

Rubber Bumper Conversion (https://www.mginfo.co.uk/upgrades4mgs/Body/losing_the_rubber_bumpers.html)

This is from Moss but expensive, some parts could be sourced...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 17:56
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By Neil1
I set mine and leave. With Climate you can...

I set mine and leave.

With Climate you can make additional adjustments then leave.
I always had demist and warm air to feet and leave it like that for Winter.

In Summer time would turn the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 15:12
Replies: 29
Views: 3,662
Posted By Neil1
I do as well, but Ronnie is the "King of...

I do as well, but Ronnie is the "King of Bling".:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:21
Replies: 6
Views: 1,153
Posted By Neil1
The aircon is one of the things that I have to...

The aircon is one of the things that I have to get sorted as it doesn't work at all, never has in my ownership.

I wanted to change from aircon to climate but it's not an easy job to do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,395
Posted By Neil1
Wow. that is spotless.

Wow. that is spotless.
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 11:58
Replies: 41
Views: 2,316
Posted By Neil1
Many Happy Returns for the Day Sir!:D

Many Happy Returns for the Day Sir!:D
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 11:54
Replies: 85
Views: 5,525
Posted By Neil1
Simply stunning as you don't see many orange...

Simply stunning as you don't see many orange MG's.

You can change the rubber bumpers to the chrome ones but does involve a bit of work.

The old car club that I am a member of there are several...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 11:11
Replies: 29
Views: 3,662
Posted By Neil1
When I owned a 1.8T I removed the underbonnet...

When I owned a 1.8T I removed the underbonnet proofing and binned it.

Didn't make any difference, no extra sound at all, just a lot cleaner engine as mine was slowly falling apart.

To remove I...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 14:08
Replies: 20
Views: 2,485
Posted By Neil1
All the very best to you and your Son and this...

All the very best to you and your Son and this difficult time.

Maybe a career change might be an option?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 11:28
Replies: 29
Views: 3,662
Posted By Neil1
Yes, please.:drool4:

Yes, please.:drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 11:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Neil1
Very nice! Gorgeous photos. Was Deanna...

Very nice!

Gorgeous photos.

Was Deanna really polishing or posing for the camera?:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 11:00
Replies: 6
Views: 1,315
Posted By Neil1
Great write up of your car Rick, looks...

Great write up of your car Rick, looks stunning.:drool4:

I picked my copy up yesterday in WHSmiths.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 10:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
Sorry for the late reply, my drain hole hasn't...

Sorry for the late reply, my drain hole hasn't been behaving, I now have an infection in it and I'm on antibiotics plus have to go down to the surgery to see the Nurse regularly.

As soon as I was...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 18:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
No drugs, but had to wait for the Discharge...

No drugs, but had to wait for the Discharge Letter to be typed up.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 16:36
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
I came home on Monday 14th at about 4pm. It...

I came home on Monday 14th at about 4pm.
It only took me 5 hours to get out of the hospital after being given the all clear from my Consultant, that I could go home.
I had to get the Taxi driver...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 16:11
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
The nurses nag the hell out of you to drink water...

The nurses nag the hell out of you to drink water otherwise you get threatened with intravenous which they don't want to do.
Unless you require other drugs via this method, but they get sneaky...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 14:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
This morning l got a longer bed as hardly any...

This morning l got a longer bed as hardly any sleep is no fun. I went through 14 mugs of tea and 4 750ml jugs of water from 9pm through to 7am.
Plus they given me fan to keep cool.
I met with a...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 07:42
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By Neil1
Griddle pans tend to be made of cast iron, the...

Griddle pans tend to be made of cast iron, the other ones aluminium. I had a Griddle pan but gave it away as it was too darn heavy to lift. Replaced it with an electric griddle machine which is...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 07:36
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By Neil1
Will it either be takeaways and few beers with...

Will it either be takeaways and few beers with friends watching the Rugby and Football or takeaways and beers on your own. Not forgetting the pussycat.

Sent from my moto g(7) power using Tapatalk
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 05:53
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
Mr Andrews my Consultant Surgeon was able to do...

Mr Andrews my Consultant Surgeon was able to do keyhole surgery which is far better for me.
However things didn't go very well as l was in surgery over 4hrs. Won't know what happened until later....
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2019, 09:19
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
Got to the hospital early this morning and it ...

Got to the hospital early this morning and it wasn't open, main doors don't open until 7am.
So l had to enter via the Emergency entrance.
I had to be on the Admissions ward by 7.30am.
After...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2019, 09:11
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
It put me in hospital in 2017 because l had...

It put me in hospital in 2017 because l had jaundice because a stone got stuck in the bile duct. Long wait, but l am so looking forward to eating normal foods such as pasties, Chinese, pizza and...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 16:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
LOL I bet you are much better without it, I know...

LOL I bet you are much better without it, I know I will be.
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 16:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
So do I Bob. I don't want this operation...

So do I Bob.

I don't want this operation really but because I have been suffering with gallstones the gallbladder has to come out.

Every show that I put my name down for this year it has...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 15:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,848
Posted By Neil1
Finally Going In For My Operation After A 23 Month Wait!

Originally it was booked for April 9th but was sent home after 3.5hrs due to no beds.:eek:

Then I had the date extended to Friday the 13th September except I had a belter of a cold and couldn't go...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 10th October 2019, 15:29
Replies: 29
Views: 3,701
Posted By Neil1
You have the Otter Sanctuary and Butterflies ...

You have the Otter Sanctuary and Butterflies (https://www.ottersandbutterflies.co.uk/)at Buckfastleigh, well worth visiting if you have never been.

I can't go that day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 10:03
Replies: 50
Views: 4,460
Posted By Neil1
I don't understand mine's 2003 and 16 years old,...

I don't understand mine's 2003 and 16 years old, I have been with them for the past 3 years.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 10:01
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Neil1
20 years, congratulations.:D

20 years, congratulations.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 09:28
Replies: 50
Views: 4,460
Posted By Neil1
I use https://www.startrescue.co.uk/ Very...

I use https://www.startrescue.co.uk/

Very good they are.

If you sign up to Top Cashback you get money off, which is how I do it.

This year I paid £60.

They do short term european cover.
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