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Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2016, 08:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,463
Posted By michael peters
Yes, go for it my friend. I have just sold one of...

Yes, go for it my friend. I have just sold one of those that I bought to tinker with. Awesome machine but docile enough to ride if you treat the throttle with respect. I currently ride a CBR1000f but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2016, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By michael peters
Many thanks for you help T-Cut. Bought that now.

Many thanks for you help T-Cut. Bought that now.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2016, 11:43
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By michael peters
Can anyone help with this please.

Can anyone help with this please.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2016, 18:48
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By michael peters
Near side rear trailing arm.

Evening all. Wifey has decided to clunk the NS rear wheel against a kerb and doing nasty things to the suspension. Looks as though the front mounting plate on the trailing arm was on it's last legs...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2015, 20:10
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By michael peters
I think this is all rather negative

I think this is all rather negative
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2015, 19:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By michael peters
I bow to your superior knowledge.

I bow to your superior knowledge.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2015, 18:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,565
Posted By michael peters
Just wondering why it's being said we should...

Just wondering why it's being said we should replace master cylinder when clutch is done. I recently replaced clutch and slave, the peddle is now light as a feather compared to the old one. It would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2015, 20:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By michael peters
Did mine recently, quite agree, dreadful job but...

Did mine recently, quite agree, dreadful job but what a difference when its done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2015, 18:12
Replies: 30
Views: 2,439
Posted By michael peters
With out a trout you're right, funny enough I...

With out a trout you're right, funny enough I went fishing this morning and caught five (trout).
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 4th March 2015, 18:09
Replies: 51
Views: 9,697
Posted By michael peters
Happy to go on the map, EX17 6BE.

Happy to go on the map, EX17 6BE.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2015, 17:57
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By michael peters
They are more to be pitied than scorned.

They are more to be pitied than scorned.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2015, 18:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,719
Posted By michael peters
I love a nice ending.

I love a nice ending.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2015, 20:11
Replies: 36
Views: 3,405
Posted By michael peters
Interesting comment and reassuring but I just...

Interesting comment and reassuring but I just wondered, If someone had kept driving with a badly slipping clutch could the DMF be heat damaged?.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2015, 22:22
Replies: 26
Views: 2,354
Posted By michael peters
68 years young and just doing the clutch on my...

68 years young and just doing the clutch on my ctd now. Don't enjoy it as much as I used to but still prefer to do it myself. No one else to blame then!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2015, 14:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By michael peters
Thanks for that Mat. Weekends work for two sounds...

Thanks for that Mat. Weekends work for two sounds more like sense to me. I have been at it on my own for about 7hrs and I'm only just ready to draw the box back. That said, I have had lots of aggro...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2015, 20:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By michael peters
Who was he? how long did it take?. As a matter of...

Who was he? how long did it take?. As a matter of interest I prised the gear change cables off the the ball joints as per the Haynes manual, in retrospect, not the best idea in world. Yes wishbone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2015, 19:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,553
Posted By michael peters
Cdt clutch change

Well here I am with the dreaded worn out clutch. Decided to do the job myself with the aid of a kit from Matt. Made a start this afternoon, stripped out bits and bobs in engine compartment to gain...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2015, 08:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By michael peters
Items 1 & 3 don't sound right to me. Can't see...

Items 1 & 3 don't sound right to me. Can't see how a worn seal would stop it starting.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2015, 08:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,545
Posted By michael peters
If you have had it diagnosed and know the answer...

If you have had it diagnosed and know the answer to the non start, what is the question?
Can't see how worn seal would stop it starting?.
Repair of worn bearings fixes item two.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2015, 19:00
Replies: 11
Views: 1,194
Posted By michael peters
I would be interested in how many miles you did...

I would be interested in how many miles you did in the car and how reliable it has been?. Anyone reading this forum could well get the impression that the cars break down every five minutes but I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2015, 07:02
Replies: 28
Views: 3,531
Posted By michael peters
P M Sent to you.

P M Sent to you.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2015, 08:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By michael peters
In tank fuel pump maybe??. Up hill not too much...

In tank fuel pump maybe??. Up hill not too much fuel in it???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2015, 20:16
Replies: 28
Views: 3,531
Posted By michael peters
Hi Andy, Pm sent.

Hi Andy, Pm sent.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2015, 18:28
Replies: 25
Views: 2,845
Posted By michael peters
I quite agree, can happen to the best.

I quite agree, can happen to the best.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2015, 19:26
Replies: 43
Views: 6,076
Posted By michael peters
Nice looking engine bay, me envious, mine came...

Nice looking engine bay, me envious, mine came from a muddy country area so is nowhere near as clean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2015, 18:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By michael peters
If its metallic its almost impossible to fade out...

If its metallic its almost impossible to fade out because the drier edges always end showing the glitter. If its a solid, it should be ok. Just my opinion after years of trying.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2014, 22:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By michael peters
I take your point and see the logic, agree re sat...

I take your point and see the logic, agree re sat nav but as I said previously, two other cars I checked were almost spot on speed wise.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2014, 20:23
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By michael peters
Who he?

I recognise the first three names but who is Kenton? Is he another T4 whiz? if so, how far from Exeter is he based?. Excuse my ignorance but I am fairly new on here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2014, 20:08
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By michael peters
I agree they certainly used to but I thought more...

I agree they certainly used to but I thought more modern stuff was reasonably accurate. This sat nav has been used in my Mercedes van and my sons Toyota, both these vehicles are accurate to 1 or 2mph.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2014, 19:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,339
Posted By michael peters
Speedy Speedo

Was driving home last night along a Devonshire B road and noticed the speedo was indicating something over 70mph. No way I thought, so today I had a little drive with my Garmin sat nav in the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2014, 20:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By michael peters
Twas only a leg pull, I remember going over it...

Twas only a leg pull, I remember going over it when it opened and when I saw your post I had to check the date because I thought it was only a few years ago. What ever makes the time pass so quickly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2014, 18:48
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By michael peters
Better check your diary, it wasn't open in 2003.

Better check your diary, it wasn't open in 2003.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2014, 18:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By michael peters
Been over it many times, lovely. I think it would...

Been over it many times, lovely. I think it would be well worth leaving the autoroute and going down into Millau to see it from below. Been meaning to myself but always seem to need to get somewhere...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2014, 18:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By michael peters
I bought a 02 tourer recently, my son drove it...

I bought a 02 tourer recently, my son drove it home for me when we picked it up. The first thing he said to me was, it corners very well, nice and flat around the twisties. That's from a 23 year old...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2014, 19:53
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By michael peters
Thank you sir, couldn't find them in your shop so...

Thank you sir, couldn't find them in your shop so email on its way.
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2014, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By michael peters
Wheel arch liner

Anyone got a OSF complete wheel arch liner for a 02, R75 tourer. Or anyone know where I could get one. Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2014, 06:53
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By michael peters
OSF Wheel Arch Liner

Morning. Anyone know where to get a osf complete wheel arch liner please. 75 tourer 02 plate. Did message one of the breakers on here but had no reply.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2014, 17:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By michael peters
Told you could do it. Delegate, that's the...

Told you could do it. Delegate, that's the answer, then just sit back and watch. Simples.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2014, 20:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By michael peters
Take heart. I am getting on a bit, quite large...

Take heart. I am getting on a bit, quite large and have aching joints but I did it so you can as well. I do agree its a bit of a **** job.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2014, 20:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By michael peters
Thanks. where's the best place to try then?

Thanks. where's the best place to try then?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2014, 19:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By michael peters
Going to need rear exhaust for my ctd tourer....

Going to need rear exhaust for my ctd tourer. Tried Rimmers but they don't seem to have them available?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2014, 19:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By michael peters
I would refuse to pay. It was their diagnosis...

I would refuse to pay. It was their diagnosis that was wrong.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2014, 17:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By michael peters
Funny enough. I was thinking of posting asking if...

Funny enough. I was thinking of posting asking if anyone had ever modified a throttle position sensor. Only had my diesel 75 a short while, very pleased with it but it is a bit of a slug to get...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2014, 21:26
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By michael peters
Stitched up, I would think,

Stitched up, I would think,
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2014, 19:31
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By michael peters
The first one is probably clutch fluid, have you...

The first one is probably clutch fluid, have you checked the master cylinder level? Second one look like a weeping oil seal on the drive shaft.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2014, 06:35
Replies: 42
Views: 4,226
Posted By michael peters
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2014, 22:21
Replies: 42
Views: 4,226
Posted By michael peters
Just seen this. I would be very interested in...

Just seen this. I would be very interested in having a look with a view to purchase.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2014, 19:17
Replies: 33
Views: 2,728
Posted By michael peters
Had the same problem with my newly purchased 75...

Had the same problem with my newly purchased 75 ctd tourer. Following advice from guys on this forum, did a leak back test which showed one injector leaking badly. Replaced it, problem solved.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2014, 12:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Tried it this morning with the MAF disconnected...

Tried it this morning with the MAF disconnected and it was fine. Many thanks for your comprehensive reply.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2014, 12:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Tried it this morning with the MAF disconnected,...

Tried it this morning with the MAF disconnected, huge improvement, many thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2014, 20:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Should also have said that the engine seems fine...

Should also have said that the engine seems fine otherwise, no smoke or nasty noises. Came with full service history and I am very pleased with it, just need to sort this low power issue.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2014, 20:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Thanks Steve. I will follow yours and Johnny's...

Thanks Steve. I will follow yours and Johnny's advice and try it with the MAF disconnected. As reply to Johnny, previous owner said he had replaced it but also mumbled about shopping around for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2014, 20:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Thanks for that. Previous owner claimed to have...

Thanks for that. Previous owner claimed to have replaced it when trying to cure hot start problem but still worth a look.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2014, 20:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
I know what you are saying gov, but I am well...

I know what you are saying gov, but I am well used to diesels, drive the all the time. I am afraid this one is seriously lacking in the low speed (revs) dept.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2014, 19:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By michael peters
Lack of low speed power, CTD 2.0 ltr

Evening all, just bought a one owner 75 tourer with 122k mls on it. Came with a hot start problem (was aware of this) which with the help of searches on this excellent forum was traced to very bad...
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