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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 21:13
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
not worked on my window leaks but I have seen...

not worked on my window leaks but I have seen others rave about it

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 21:11
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By macafee2
parts diagrams

Rimmers web site no longer shows parts and part numbers for out of stock items, real pain in the back side. Anyone know why?

Is there another site that shows a comprehensive parts diagram such...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 17:32
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By macafee2
TJ3 I think. Turning the handle seems to go from...

TJ3 I think. Turning the handle seems to go from nowt to drop like a stone in the blink of an eye.


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 17:29
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
On my Tourer I've had a number of leaks. Around...

On my Tourer I've had a number of leaks. Around the vent it did seem to be coming in at the sides. Removing it and putting some silicon on it and putting it back has cured it. I wish I could cure the...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 16:40
Replies: 19
Views: 240
Posted By macafee2
my daughter I think wants to gamble and buy a...

my daughter I think wants to gamble and buy a house to rent out that will be close to the route. The other partner in the bank has been approached :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 16:36
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By macafee2
I have an SGS trolley jack. Sorry but I would not...

I have an SGS trolley jack. Sorry but I would not recommend it. It lowers "dangerously" fast and the car really thumps down. Imagine lowering onto axle stands and the car thumping down.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 13:08
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By macafee2
sorry link deleted as not correct macafee2

sorry link deleted as not correct

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 13:07
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By macafee2
yes try and fix it. if it has leaked it...

yes try and fix it.

if it has leaked it could be a problem with the sunroof drains.
Try searching the forum for a topic or try the How to section , sorry not having a sun roof I don't know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 11:46
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
poo, a blessed leak on my Saloon

Found water in the boot. I don't think the light seal as I changed these a few years ago. Don't think from the silver trim on the side. I don't think it is from the rear screen.

Indications...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2019, 11:41
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By macafee2
log book shows previous keeper. Take a peek at it...

log book shows previous keeper. Take a peek at it and call previous owner :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 09:13
Replies: 19
Views: 240
Posted By macafee2
HS2 price increase

How can this be?
Surly companies bid to do the job for a price?
If the price is allowed to go up and up then there is no incentive to get the price right in the first place.

With so many...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 23:36
Replies: 20
Views: 290
Posted By macafee2
Dr Who did it for me. I understand the Daleks...

Dr Who did it for me. I understand the Daleks can now climb stairs.... scary

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2019, 19:06
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By macafee2
you know where I am, just pm me. My saloon may...

you know where I am, just pm me.
My saloon may be in bits as I think I have a leak on the air con so the front will be off and the Tourer which is my hack car does not have all its reap panels in....
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By macafee2
good fun watching. Mind you I did get bored and...

good fun watching. Mind you I did get bored and asked if the second one could be done another day... got a swift no:D

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By macafee2
It's not with the bracket. I'll look closer once...

It's not with the bracket. I'll look closer once I get an extinguisher that fits.
thanks for the heads up

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 16:01
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By macafee2
sports cars brake lights don't come on. I...

sports cars brake lights don't come on.

I fell for it

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 14:55
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By macafee2
Try Pirtek in Isleworth or Hansa-Flex in...

Try Pirtek in Isleworth or Hansa-Flex in Hounslow, one of them may be able to make a hose using your old one as a pattern

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 13:45
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By macafee2
A few clips on youtube. I hope all make a full...

A few clips on youtube. I hope all make a full and swift recovery.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 13:41
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By macafee2
I wish you the very best. I cannot imagine the...

I wish you the very best. I cannot imagine the pain you must have felt losing your wife.
Do try and build bridges with all your children. They may feel it is too soon for you to be with someone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By macafee2
:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o thank you ...

:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o:o thank you

It's now on the first post.

Oh for a hole to go and hide in:D

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
Simon, thanks. I have spoken to Autoregas and...

Simon, thanks. I have spoken to Autoregas and they will be the ones I use
I suspect in due course. £50 to check but at the moment he is very busy.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 12:51
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By macafee2
oh yes I have :) I know not to everyones tastes...

oh yes I have :) I know not to everyones tastes and I may fit it and not like it but as I have a caravan, it can have a double life.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2019, 12:43
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By macafee2
Good old EBay

I know not to everyone's tastes but in the week I had a hankering to fit fire extinguishers to my cars. Lucky enough I found a fitting diagram on the forum and the part number. By chance there we...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 12:37
Replies: 6
Views: 163
Posted By macafee2
Help with fire extinguisher diagram

I have circled a bit in Blue on a fitting diagram for the fire extinguisher bracket.

Where does this part come from? Is it an existing part of the seat or does it come with the fire...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 09:15
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By macafee2
their web site has next years date showing so I...

their web site has next years date showing so I have asked my wife to put it on the calendar

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 09:00
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By macafee2
brilliant, keep going. Some I would never have...

brilliant, keep going. Some I would never have thought of

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2019, 08:56
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By macafee2
there by the grace of god. Did they damage their...

there by the grace of god. Did they damage their car?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2019, 08:54
Replies: 22
Views: 812
Posted By macafee2
I can image how you felt, the first thing...

I can image how you felt, the first thing probably that goes through the minds of decent people is, what did I do wrong.
I hope they own up if they join the forum :)

macafee2
Forum: The Pony Express 18th July 2019, 21:13
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By macafee2
silly question, from where in the north? ...

silly question, from where in the north?

macafee2
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 18th July 2019, 21:03
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By macafee2
Skull cap BRG cover

Not sure which side this is for. Has a mark on it but if yours is damaged this may be better.

I think postage is £4 but if less I'll let you know.

pm me if interested

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 19:24
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
Blue as in colour and blew as in wind ...

Blue as in colour and blew as in wind

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By macafee2
blew my mind just looking at it macafee2

blew my mind just looking at it

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 19:22
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By macafee2
lol macafee2

lol

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 19:21
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
ok I risk being humiliated but I'm calling foul...

ok I risk being humiliated but I'm calling foul on were? can you give an example please?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 19:18
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By macafee2
some really good ones macafee2

some really good ones

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 12:49
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By macafee2
front and rear screen, steering rack, front...

front and rear screen, steering rack, front struts and hubs and callipers. If same colur good wings, doors etc. All Switches, headlights, fog lights rear lenses. Rear upper arms and springs, lower...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 12:44
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By macafee2
Hendy Ford in Southampton macafee2

Hendy Ford in Southampton

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 11:24
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
fun, word quiz 2

In this quiz you must write down two or more words that are spelt differently but pronounced the same.
Example
to, too, two

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 11:22
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By macafee2
fun, word quiz 1

In this quiz you must spell a word that has two or more meanings and provide a sentence for each meaning.
Example:-
Read

I am going to read this book.
Yesterday, I read that book.

...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 11:18
Replies: 10
Views: 334
Posted By macafee2
Car in for a service, flabergastd

My wife's car is in for a service to keep the warranty valid. We have just been sent a video of them checking tyre depth, brakes and the underside of the car for problems.

Novel I guess :)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 07:55
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By macafee2
I don't understand, can you explain? It will be...

I don't understand, can you explain? It will be used on air tools
that need 6.8 bar

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 07:48
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By macafee2
£130 labour, that's good! macafee2

£130 labour, that's good!

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 19:57
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By macafee2
one very lucky chap. Got to be honest I did it...

one very lucky chap. Got to be honest I did it once but I was next to the car when it made its move.... my goodness the panic

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 389
Posted By macafee2
does that include labour? macafee2

does that include labour?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 17th July 2019, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By macafee2
I think I tried that last night. Although it did...

I think I tried that last night. Although it did download a file it then failed on all others.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
Thank you for the pointers. I'd like to have a go...

Thank you for the pointers. I'd like to have a go first and unless it is obvious or I just need confirmation I will indeed get someone in. I just want to have a go myself for peace of mind or a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
The bonnet shut line does not seem right ...

The bonnet shut line does not seem right

failed its mot in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and these advisories in 2018
Nearside Front Inner Drive shaft joint constant velocity boot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 16:25
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
oh how stupid I feel, thank you :) can...

oh how stupid I feel, thank you :)

can you give me any guidance on what to buy in the way of an ultra violet light? would this be ok...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 16:06
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
advice on light for detecting air con leak

I am after some advice on what light is needed to help detect a leak on the air con.
I thought ultra violet light and yellow glasses but I've seen a couple of things that suggest black light.

...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 19:32
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By macafee2
Listening to old songs

OMG not heard this for years but was able to sing along turn the volume up first :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ulYAE_GgnU,

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 16th July 2019, 18:32
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By macafee2
YouTube blocking downloads

I see YouTube seems to be blocking the download of music videos?
I was trying to download this oldie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vncoh-yJ9nw Boxer Beat by JoBoxers but get error 403...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2019, 16:37
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By macafee2
Air pressure loss not Rover

According to some instructions I have, a 9mm bore hose over 10 meters will lose 0.6 bar of pressure.

What will a 20mm bore hose over 20 meters lose?

I ask so I can take the loss into...
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2019, 13:06
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By macafee2
why, because she is old or because she saved and...

why, because she is old or because she saved and has now had it taken away?

on the face of it, it seems wrong

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 07:42
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
Rimmers and DMGRS both probably do them. ...

Rimmers and DMGRS both probably do them.

is this any help https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=130209&page=24

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2019, 18:33
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
I'm pleased to see him honoured this way....

I'm pleased to see him honoured this way. Disappointing that a section have apparently picked up on it because he was gay. Who cares? He should be admired for what he achived

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 18:30
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By macafee2
You are welcome. As I said to you, others on this...

You are welcome. As I said to you, others on this forum have helped me, I have not been able to help them so pass the help on.

Interestingly I am a member of a caravan forum and I have never...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 16:30
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By macafee2
The wheel bolts almost all removed but they where...

The wheel bolts almost all removed but they where greased on the threads.
I think they all need replacing as the heads are all damaged but 1 was still too tight and is still to be done.

Also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 12:03
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
Electric impact wrench price reduction

just in case you are interested

https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-cew1000-electric-impact-wrench/ (https://www.machinemart.co.uk/p/clarke-cew1000-electric-impact-wrench/)

used it to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 11:58
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By macafee2
apparently the bloke that did his clutch......

apparently the bloke that did his clutch... worrying

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 11:35
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By macafee2
So effing tight

A local member came over and we were going to change the offside front strut bearing.

The wheel bolts are so effing tight. "We" have snapped a socket trying to undo them. My Lidil air wrench is...
Forum: Was it you? 15th July 2019, 00:12
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By macafee2
Gold Facelift Tourer M3

About 11am this morning, you came from the M27.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2019, 21:18
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By macafee2
They should be able to play Queen ...

They should be able to play Queen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04854XqcfCY

congratulations to them, nothing can ever take that away from them

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 18:44
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By macafee2
ordered from where and how much? macafee2

ordered from where and how much?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 09:23
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By macafee2
when you say originals, is that because Rimmers...

when you say originals, is that because Rimmers class them as genuine?
Yes £114 is correct

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001576

Rimmers told me they class parts supplied by Xpart...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 18:52
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By macafee2
wild guess. Is it anything to do with the 3 parts...

wild guess. Is it anything to do with the 3 parts of the triangle where they fit together to give some resistance to the 3 sides moving?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 18:42
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By macafee2
if anyone is desperate for one We have...

if anyone is desperate for one

We have part number KDB100100 in stock. Price including shipment is € 32,41.
Payment in advance by bank transfer or by PayPal via this e-mail address:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 18:39
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By macafee2
As we could not agree on the condenser rad being...

As we could not agree on the condenser rad being at fault he did no more.
Good news is I was not charged for the work done last week or this.

I will take the front end off, get an ultraviolet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 18:36
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By macafee2
well I'm quite excited, I believe I have tracked...

well I'm quite excited, I believe I have tracked down 2 on ebay. Wife has paid so lets hope they turn up. I will ask my daughter what type of fire extinguisher to get.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By macafee2
found it KDB100100 macafee2

found it KDB100100

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 20:58
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By macafee2
Fire extinguisher bracket

is there a part number for the bracket that holds the fire extinguisher in place? I cant find it on Rimmers web site.
If you know it please could you let me have it?

thank you

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 19:46
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By macafee2
useful to me replies. recommendations for Dawn...

useful to me replies.
recommendations for Dawn and I for replacement condenser radiators?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 17:05
Replies: 11
Views: 500
Posted By macafee2
may I link to my thread ...

may I link to my thread
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=297394

I would say you need proof that the condenser is at fault as "my" guy has aid the same but I could see no...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 15:55
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By macafee2
I'm not a cricket fan but nevertheless anyone in...

I'm not a cricket fan but nevertheless anyone in sport representing out country I want them to win so yes well done

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 15:49
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By macafee2
common air con failure reasons

Last week I had my air con re-gassed, the mechanic at the Honda dealer thought a faulty relay was the issue. Having tested it I could not agree with that. I have done 200'ish miles and air con...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 11:13
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By macafee2
or they don't know about west bay :) ...

or they don't know about west bay :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 10:01
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By macafee2
paking rip off

West Bay in Dorset £2 all day
Burton Bradstock in Dorset which is 2 miles away £7. Still lots of people parking there.

Neither has a sandy beach or amusement arcades.

Stuff supply and...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 09:52
Replies: 30
Views: 581
Posted By macafee2
my phone is so old it cant doo any of this stuff...

my phone is so old it cant doo any of this stuff and my cards are not contactless.

I hope there is a legal loophole that if you cannot pay by coin cos there is no coin machine or it is not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 22:01
Replies: 60
Views: 2,534
Posted By macafee2
with so many 75's probably not being owned by...

with so many 75's probably not being owned by members of a car forum it is hardly surprising so many end up scrap even if they were not written off due to major body or chassis damage.

With a...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2019, 16:43
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By macafee2
perhaps you are right if it is her post then she...

perhaps you are right if it is her post then she should have the final say but
to keep things amicable, you don't want your mum to live in a war zone it may be better to find a compromise.
Some...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2019, 21:02
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By macafee2
A walk and clear sea

Walked today from West Bay to Burton Bradstock both in Dorset via the south coast path. Wife and I never had to stop for a breather on the hills and the one at West Bay is quite steep

Lovely...
Forum: Was it you? 9th July 2019, 18:45
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By macafee2
West Bay near Brdport

Grey tourer late morning or early afternoon and about 4pm I think a Firefrost MKII saloon

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2019, 18:06
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
sorry I cannot agree, if you notify your...

sorry I cannot agree, if you notify your insurance company at the time you take out the insurance that you have no mot and no tax but want to use it on a public road to get to a pre booked mot and...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 20:52
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
but you must go direct to the mot, no other...

but you must go direct to the mot, no other journey en-route

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 20:51
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By macafee2
not so. advise insurance at time you insure it...

not so. advise insurance at time you insure it that no tax and mot. Also
a lot of insurance polices do not seem to be void if no mot, think of the fun police would have doing people for no mot and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 15:32
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By macafee2
get the motor as these can fail macafee2

get the motor as these can fail

macafee2
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 6th July 2019, 21:32
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By macafee2
We got the end space

wife and I managed to get a few days away in the caravan. There are a few CL's that we got to where the end pitch is the best pitch. We can book the end pitch at one site but not the other and this...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 21:25
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
wife and I wet for a walk today. Very hot at...

wife and I wet for a walk today. Very hot at times but stopped for a drink and yes this is a great time of year, Tee shirt and shorts with the night not arriving until pm

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 21:20
Replies: 20
Views: 626
Posted By macafee2
time to deport! macafee2

time to deport!

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 08:58
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
Have you achive what ypu wanted?

when I was a kid I wanted to grow up, get a motorbike, get married have children own my own home. At Work, I wanted to bet promotion to technical officer.

I have done all these things, nothing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 08:54
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By macafee2
no wiggling done but i'll have a go over the...

no wiggling done but i'll have a go over the weekend

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2019, 22:05
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By macafee2
Gate keeper you have confused me. "We moved last...

Gate keeper you have confused me. "We moved last November from London to Bristol" and "We have a large garden here in Nairobi "

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 22:01
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By macafee2
You have pm'ed the right man, give him some time ...

You have pm'ed the right man, give him some time

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 21:59
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By macafee2
so smooth and quiet

I know my saloon is a diesel but I drove it today for the first time in a couple of months. Really impressed by how quiet and smooth it is. I had not noticed the Tourer being any different but it is,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By macafee2
Simon, I know its a mixed message but they did...

Simon,
I know its a mixed message but they did the car there and then and apparently re-gassed with leak dye added.
I know I am now questioning the relay but they did not charge me and so
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 19:18
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By macafee2
Simon, defiantly used it over winter and it does...

Simon, defiantly used it over winter and it does run most of the time I us the car.


When I had the car re-gassed a few years ago this was indeed the problem, lack of gas.

I'll see what the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By macafee2
Is this good service?

End of April I had air con re-gassed. Hardly used the car since and today, no cool air.

Drove to the dealer, no appointment and asked if they could look at the car. 20 minutes later it is in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 15:11
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By macafee2
Simon, I have tested the relay that was in the...

Simon,
I have tested the relay that was in the car and a spare and both act the way you describe. I have to say now I have looked at it, I struggle with the relay being stuck but as I don't know...
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2019, 14:39
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By macafee2
moving from dream home

We live in the house my wife dreamed of living in as a child and have spent more doing it up then it was worth when we got it. In fact the purchase price of our first 2 houses plus the upgrades all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By macafee2
I'll give it a go, thank you macafee2

I'll give it a go, thank you

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 13:15
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By macafee2
cheers Simon, I hope that as a main dealer they...

cheers Simon, I hope that as a main dealer they would have uv equipment to check.


If the relay does not deactivate, what happens? The compressor carries on running but what else?

Is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 12:46
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By macafee2
How do I test this relay?

How do I test this relay?

The pins are numbered 1,4,2 across the top and then 5 in the middle and 3 at the bottom.

The cover I think is positioned correctly according to the pins of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 12:30
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By macafee2
Generally the MK2 but the Zt's front grill on a...

Generally the MK2 but the Zt's front grill on a MK1 does look good. I think the MK1 grill is the problem on an ordinary 75

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 12:27
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By macafee2
Help with air con relay in engine bay

April I had the air con re-assed
Hardly used the car since.
Today, no cooling via air con.

Took it to garage to check for a leak, nothing found.
They have re-gassed it and used apparently...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 07:34
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By macafee2
what centre console switch to use?

just been reading about activating the caravan rear fog lights without the cars rear fog lights. I don't have a dedicated kit and so a work around is required.

Thinking of using either a heated...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 07:06
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By macafee2
Try Rimmer Brothers they may have new ...

Try Rimmer Brothers they may have new

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 17:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,917
Posted By macafee2
sorry to hear he is not well I wish him all the...

sorry to hear he is not well I wish him all the best.
Can you add pictures and advise on price and service history and any not so good bits?
A price is also needed.

If he is a subscribed...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 19:32
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
what are the other 2 cars? When you say new, how...

what are the other 2 cars? When you say new, how new?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 18:20
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By macafee2
EBC do various pads with different stopping but I...

EBC do various pads with different stopping but I don't know if they do them for our cars.

I have EBC pads on my bike, pretty impressive.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 16:30
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By macafee2
unbranded I doubt will be genuine. ...

unbranded I doubt will be genuine.

mintex, brembo, pagid all decent makes. I think some say mintex give off a lot of dust.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 11:23
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
the train scenario I just made as an example. ...

the train scenario I just made as an example.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:05
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
I guess you only need one or two that have more...

I guess you only need one or two that have more money then sense and the price will rise if there is a bidding war.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:03
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
I thought this was a different hit and run thread...

I thought this was a different hit and run thread :) And there will be many angry about that type.

I'm sure many of us get frustrated but there can be mitigating circumstances.

The OP...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 07:53
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By macafee2
Apparently it is a T4 option so need someone with...

Apparently it is a T4 option so need someone with T4 to enable it

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By macafee2
oh ok thanks. silly think to have alarm go...

oh ok thanks.

silly think to have alarm go off, who was responsible for that oversight

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By macafee2
apart from unlocking the car with the remote is...

apart from unlocking the car with the remote is there anything such as T4 I can use to stop it going off?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 13:55
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By macafee2
Thanks Mick, I have rolled the windows down as...

Thanks Mick, I have rolled the windows down as you say but my alarm goes off
only seconds later without the car being locked.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 1st July 2019, 08:04
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By macafee2
Try checking this when doing a clutch...

Try checking this

when doing a clutch change I think the cables have to be removed at the gearbox end.

The outer cable is retained in a bracket with a fragile metal spring clip.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 07:54
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By macafee2
opening windows bia the key

what is the correct method for opening the windows with the key?

The car was locked with the remote last night, this morning I opened the windows this morning with the key, this also involved I...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 20:19
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By macafee2
that looks like a black hole macafee2

that looks like a black hole

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 20:12
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By macafee2
Good on ya. Its' not all about money, it's about...

Good on ya. Its' not all about money, it's about pleasure and if you get pleasure from it, then it is worth every penny

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 17:54
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By macafee2
just looked up the price, ouch. I wish I had...

just looked up the price, ouch.
I wish I had the skill to play a guitar.

Do you in a band?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 30th June 2019, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By macafee2
Nextbase 512GW, 128gb is the maximum ...

Nextbase 512GW, 128gb is the maximum

https://www.nextbase.com/en-gb/series-1-dash-cams/512gw-dash-cam/

card reformatted and now working

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 30th June 2019, 15:20
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By macafee2
Help re-formatting a micro sd card resolved

I just got a micro sd card with 128gb storage. I put it in the dash cam and it said I needed to format it so I did. I thought I'd got some recording so went to view it in my pc. The pc said said I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 11:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
My dad taught me to go into neutral with a manual...

My dad taught me to go into neutral with a manual as it does the clutch no good and particularly as our clutches are prone to leaking the less the pedal
is under pressure the better.

Is it a lack...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 21:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
about 60% of you keep your foot on the brake but...

about 60% of you keep your foot on the brake but I'm uncertain of the accuracy. At least one has said they take their foot off once the car behind has stopped and I don't know how that was voted. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 21:45
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
I know some don't, I can feel the back going down...

I know some don't, I can feel the back going down as the car tries to move forward so its into park......will have to remember to use nutral

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By macafee2
A different what's it worth

From time to time the question what's it worth comes up related to our cars or parts for our cars. Whilst I guess it is true, it is worth what anyone will pay for it, there is perhaps some history...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 21:25
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By macafee2
this was my sympathy "they have both learnt an...

this was my sympathy "they have both learnt an expensive lesson."

If anyone has seen "can't pay we'll take it away" there are people there
who have to pay up because they are guarantors and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 21:00
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
i hope like clf you take your foot the brake once...

i hope like clf you take your foot the brake once the car behind has stopped.


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 17:41
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
thank you for the explanation macafee2

thank you for the explanation

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 17:39
Replies: 24
Views: 631
Posted By macafee2
they have both learnt an expensive lesson. my...

they have both learnt an expensive lesson.
my sons two cars were £600 and £300, my daughters were I think may be £600 and £800.

apart from a mortgage and a car loan from my dad 30 years ago I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 17:30
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By macafee2
thanks, the reason for asking is on another forum...

thanks, the reason for asking is on another forum someone questioned why you would turn the air con off and my thought was :- if air temperature is well below that of the heating control you are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 17:27
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By macafee2
next time try plus gas or similar and heat the...

next time try plus gas or similar and heat the tube the outer cable slides into. It should come out quite easily

you can if you use too much force, force the tube out of the back plate... trust...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2019, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
I have noticed that if the key is used to open...

I have noticed that if the key is used to open the windows and then the key is used to lock the car the blessed alarm can go off.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 17:23
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By macafee2
I live in a low, probably a very low crime area...

I live in a low, probably a very low crime area except for the brother in law.
End of a cul de sac and cctv may also be a deterrent.
years ago there was a cycle theft in our road

Is any one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 17:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
why would handbrake be useless? Not having an...

why would handbrake be useless? Not having an auto I don't understand

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 17:16
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
for those that keep their foot on the brake, why?...

for those that keep their foot on the brake, why?

Lancpudn, what does keeping brake lights on achieve for you?

I'm with jim lee, always depress the button.

I will say electric hand...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 12:03
Replies: 38
Views: 1,237
Posted By macafee2
questions for auto drivers

Looking for answers from those that drive automatics.

In stop start traffic do you:-

1 keep in drive with foot on brake
2 keep in drive with hand brake on
3 put in neutral with foot on brake...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 11:53
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By macafee2
pictures, pictures we want pictures :) ...

pictures, pictures we want pictures :)

You have plenty to keep you amused for a while

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 11:51
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By macafee2
Surly as the post is public it does matter even...

Surly as the post is public it does matter even if the post is between two members?
Righty or wrongly the wrong perception of someone can be gained through a mis-understanding of what has been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 07:29
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By macafee2
In this heat do you

leave your car windows open when parked at home?
Probably insurance issues if a theft.
My god the car can get so hot if in the sun all day with windows closed


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 07:28
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By macafee2
GRR modern cars

There are many advancements with modern cars over old but there are times when they seem to go backwards.

Our cars, key in ignition turn enough to power car but not start engine and I can open...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 07:21
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By macafee2
problem with the written word is the tone could...

problem with the written word is the tone could be misunderstood.
This is an example
"The one thing that has kept me going is the aspiration to secure a "Thank You" mark from Ronnie aka suzublu....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 07:12
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By macafee2
I liked the wings as the steering was turned left...

I liked the wings as the steering was turned left and right

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
opening windows via drivers door lock

on my saloon, if I put the ignition key in the drivers door lock and turn the key one way the car unlocks and the windows come down. Turn the key the other way car locks and windows go up.

On...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 19:23
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By macafee2
just as i thought, thank you macafee2

just as i thought, thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By macafee2
M27 closed this weekend

The M27 Southampton between junctions 3 and 4 both ways will be closed this weekend from late Friday 28/06/19 to early Monday morning.

Apparently there will also be 5 cruise ships in at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 15:04
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By macafee2
the situation is hypothetical but yes ...

the situation is hypothetical but yes

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 14:18
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By macafee2
air cion and heating

outside temperature is 12 degrees.
Heating controls set to 21 degrees.
Start car from cold.

Am I wasting my time by having the heating and air con on as the engine coolant temperature is...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 19:42
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By macafee2
Isle on Man rip off

My wife has been looking at ferries and hotels for next years Isle of Man TT.
The ferries she has looked at are all sold out. Tent camping nearly £200 a night, hotel even more.
I wanted to go for...
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