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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 16:57
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Took Mo for her MOT. She passed :D Two...

Took Mo for her MOT.
She passed :D
Two advisories, timing belt needs changing. I knew that. And the anti roll bar bush is worn but not dangerous. I can do that when I change the damper assemblies....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 13:09
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By madeupname
door window glass. as many nuts, bolts and screws...

door window glass. as many nuts, bolts and screws as possible.
boot liner studs etc. too :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 17:17
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By madeupname
*checks pocket . . . . 10, 20, 80, 85, . . . ...

*checks pocket . . . . 10, 20, 80, 85, . . . almost got a quid :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 17:05
Replies: 19
Views: 753
Posted By madeupname
You asked about satnav. I use googlemaps phone...

You asked about satnav. I use googlemaps phone app and listen through small over the ear headphones, so I can still hear sirens etc. I love it. it even tells you where the speed cameras are. My...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 16:56
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
After struggling and failing all last weekend to...

After struggling and failing all last weekend to get the post cat o2 sensor off I gave it one final go today.
It's off! Wooo! replacement fitted, just need to reset the warning light and take her...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 225
Posted By madeupname
Congrats :} Mo is due her mot now. struggling...

Congrats :}
Mo is due her mot now. struggling to get her insides back in though :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 21:58
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By madeupname
Ah, ok thanks. I know about the 'no bubbles, no...

Ah, ok thanks. I know about the 'no bubbles, no troubles' mantra.
But from what you had put it seemed like the likelihood of a poor reconnection was high.
Either way, it's not worth messing about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 21:52
Replies: 488
Views: 34,048
Posted By madeupname
today I didn't mnage to get the seat squab back...

today I didn't mnage to get the seat squab back onto its hooks :mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 21:51
Replies: 488
Views: 34,048
Posted By madeupname
I get things started with a scissor jack then...

I get things started with a scissor jack then when the sill is high enough use a proper jack with a length of 2x2 on it. I then put a pair of bricks under each wheel, then jack it from there until...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 19:23
Replies: 17
Views: 637
Posted By madeupname
I'm planning on replacing the kitchen floor,...

I'm planning on replacing the kitchen floor, which will also involve putting a bed of concrete over the soil/rubble, followed by a damp proof membrane, then the new floor.
I didn't like electric...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 22:22
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Took Mo's wheels off and got the new handbrake...

Took Mo's wheels off and got the new handbrake cables in.
Attempted to remove the post cat o2 sensor, but not enough room and it's on very very tight. So tomorrow I'll dremel it off and use an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 00:35
Replies: 21
Views: 704
Posted By madeupname
Nice car :} As for making piccies smaller, I...

Nice car :}
As for making piccies smaller, I now edit them and either alter the size that way, or crop out unwanted bits, before attaching to posts. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 18:28
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
In the process of fitting new handbrake cables....

In the process of fitting new handbrake cables. Got them into the cab, just need the wheels off now for the rest of the job.

Same time I'm fitting an HK loom from MGStephen. Sent him a PM...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By madeupname
Hi, I'm just putting an HK loom into Mo. Mo has...

Hi, I'm just putting an HK loom into Mo.
Mo has steering wheel controls which work, and on the y/b/g connector (original) there are just two wires. I took a piccie for location purposes :}

EDIT -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2019, 15:04
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By madeupname
Hi Roy, I now have a spare parking aid white box...

Hi Roy, I now have a spare parking aid white box (think it's a control unit) that sits behind the drivers side boot liner. PM me if you need it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By madeupname
DMGRS and SUZUBLU

Thank you Mat and Ron, the packages arrived safe and sound :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 14:11
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By madeupname
You probably won't be dropping the entire...

You probably won't be dropping the entire exhaust, but for anyone thinking of taking it off at the manifold, remember to remove the o2 sensor in the manifold first, or it will rip into the radiator...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 14:02
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By madeupname
with regard to wheel balancing, I now ask them to...

with regard to wheel balancing, I now ask them to balance to 140mph. No more vibrations at motorway speeds, but keep an eye on the speedo as it's easy to go too fast without noticing ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 13:57
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By madeupname
The spring I got from Rimmers a few months ago...

The spring I got from Rimmers a few months ago had them already on the spring. But I'm going to be cleaning the old ones and reusing them on future springs.
Only problem is they're a bit of a mare...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2019, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By madeupname
That's great Ron, thank you. I'm working away...

That's great Ron, thank you. I'm working away from the puter today but will get back to you if you have one :}
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2019, 11:49
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By madeupname
Rear seat afety clips

Hi, I've got a broken clip for the rear seat backrest and Rimmers haven't got any. I've put a link below to the Rimmers page, the part I'm after is number two (2).
Thank you.
Adrian.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 17:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By madeupname
Nice looking car Rav. But do you think you could...

Nice looking car Rav. But do you think you could make the piccies a bit bigger please, there were a few molecules I had difficulty seeing. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 16:14
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By madeupname
I've just put Ferodo Coat+ on Mo's back wheels....

I've just put Ferodo Coat+ on Mo's back wheels. Not looked at them yet and she's done about 350 miles so far. Too early to answer your question but I didn't like the last new discs going rusty in a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 21:07
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By madeupname
In any agreement like this, don't you get a 14...

In any agreement like this, don't you get a 14 day 'cooling off' period? I did when I recently renewed my Green Flag cover.
Maybe saying you changed your mind and then applying for the discounted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 21:04
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
You probably know this already, but a T4 will...

You probably know this already, but a T4 will show exactly which part of the system is at fault.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 20:51
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Drove Kim to Corby to help bikerdude666 with some...

Drove Kim to Corby to help bikerdude666 with some problem bolts. In the end I got one out and he hammered a socket onto the other two and got those out.
Now he needs new bolts before putting the new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 13:30
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
There isn't much room so removing the ecu gives...

There isn't much room so removing the ecu gives you a fighting chance of changing the filter :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 12:10
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
It looks like I might have some room available...

It looks like I might have some room available for Mo's seats soon, so today I have unfastened her seat rail bolts, removed the battery, and put the real wood veneer small vent and airbag cover on :}
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 7th June 2019, 10:23
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By madeupname
Free fabric seats.

Hi all, I'm giving away these seats because they need work doing on them. The drivers seat height adjuster doesn't work, both front seats could also do with a re-cover. And the rear seat was damaged...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 09:28
Replies: 67
Views: 2,684
Posted By madeupname
Kim has cc but it has not worked for me. The...

Kim has cc but it has not worked for me. The button light comes on but the icon in the ipk doesn't. I've checked the catch behind the clutch pedal and that is in place. I'm waiting till I change her...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 12:13
Replies: 64
Views: 3,165
Posted By madeupname
I'm 62 now and bought Mo two years ago when I was...

I'm 62 now and bought Mo two years ago when I was 60. I took early retirement last November so I can now spend more time getting her fit :D
As for pipe and slippers. . . my car song compilation has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 20:58
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By madeupname
apparently he works on his own and is usually...

apparently he works on his own and is usually very busy. But he's a good egg and will get to you when he notices the mail :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 18:25
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By madeupname
Done. revs now back to around 800 :D Thank you...

Done. revs now back to around 800 :D
Thank you Brian. you're a star ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By madeupname
ok Brian, I'll nip out and do that now.

ok Brian, I'll nip out and do that now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 15:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By madeupname
I've got a sheet of ply and will be doing this...

I've got a sheet of ply and will be doing this job myself soon. Never thought of varnishing it though. Looks nice, well done :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 13:52
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By madeupname
Fast idling.

I've also posted this in the 'what I did...' thread in general.
Didn't get round to changing the sparkies yesterday so I've just done it now.
Engine oil in the chamber for the one in front of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 13:48
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Didn't get round to changing the sparkies...

Didn't get round to changing the sparkies yesterday so I've just done it now.
Engine oil in the chamber for the one in front of the oil filler cap. The oil was last changed by a garage, I've never...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 19:29
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By madeupname
I'm not a trician. Looks like you've done...

I'm not a trician. Looks like you've done everything I would think of. Only place I would check further would be the plenum chamber where the ecu is to make sure it's not flooded. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 19:19
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By madeupname
No need to disconnect it, just helps to unbolt it...

No need to disconnect it, just helps to unbolt it from the octopus tentacle thingy that the wheel hub is fastened to. (don't know it's proper name) :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By madeupname
Hello Basil, Marinabrian suggests loosening the...

Hello Basil,
Marinabrian suggests loosening the rear subframe bolts on the other side and removing them on the working side, which will give you more clearance when putting them back in place.
I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 18:14
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By madeupname
Didn't know about these. Just got a pair in...

Didn't know about these. Just got a pair in smoked :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,209
Posted By madeupname
I'm planning to get Kim remapped at some point. ...

I'm planning to get Kim remapped at some point.
Bear in mind there is a bit of prep to do first.
Clean intercooler, good turbo pipes, clean air inlet and fuel injectors, new air filter and engine...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:42
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By madeupname
Hi Dave. Did you manage to get to Kelham Island...

Hi Dave. Did you manage to get to Kelham Island and Chatsworth House when you were up my end recently?
Hold on . . . when I say 'up my end' what I mean is in my area :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By madeupname
Flippin 'eck, for got to thank MGStephen for the...

Flippin 'eck, for got to thank MGStephen for the Harmon Karden system and loom, and the velvet door rubbers.
Thanks Stephen, good meeting you :D
(not attempted to fit it yet.)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:04
Replies: 82
Views: 3,295
Posted By madeupname
My second Austin Maxi 1800. It was like a tank,...

My second Austin Maxi 1800. It was like a tank, but went to an enthusiast who got her into fine fettle :D

But scrapping Tset, my 416, was a rather teary affair. She'd gone all over the country...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 13:53
Replies: 65
Views: 3,551
Posted By madeupname
Looks like the two dogs get on ok then :D

Looks like the two dogs get on ok then :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 13:33
Replies: 198
Views: 14,124
Posted By madeupname
oh dear. But this was a big job so think of these...

oh dear. But this was a big job so think of these ickle probs as 'snagging' :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 13:09
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By madeupname
In your picture, the 'green' plug bottom left, go...

In your picture, the 'green' plug bottom left, go behind the consol to the left of that and there are two sockets, one is grey for your grey plug. I think the other is black, but it's been a while...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 12:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By madeupname
I had those handlebars on a different bike, never...

I had those handlebars on a different bike, never had a chopper. As for injuries, if you do a wheelie on that bike your hands will quickly slip off the handles and you'll need a dab of butter on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 12:49
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By madeupname
Thank you's

It's that time of year again :D
First of all, a big thank you to Mat at DMGRS. I panicked a little when I was changing Mo's rear discs for Ferodo Coat+ ones, and noticed that the centre pin for the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 12:13
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Later today I shall be mostly putting new spark...

Later today I shall be mostly putting new spark plugs in Mo :D

Last Thursday I visited Gordon in Notts to pick up a pair of new brake cables. I need to psych myself up for the installation.
Then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 894
Posted By madeupname
Hi Dawn, regarding lifting the wheels back on. I...

Hi Dawn, regarding lifting the wheels back on. I use a scissor jack and wind it till the axle bit is only about a quarter inch above the wheel. A wedge on either side of the wheel then lifts it level...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 19:18
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By madeupname
Also, some seats have single piping round the...

Also, some seats have single piping round the outside edge, and others have double piping, outer edge and round the situpon bit, like in the photo.:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 32
Views: 1,531
Posted By madeupname
Hi :D You're already in the technical section....

Hi :D
You're already in the technical section. Go to the menu and there are a couple of stickys about plenums. That's where I found the info when I first started There are also vidoes on youtube...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By madeupname
Ooh! sounds good. PM me please :D

Ooh! sounds good. PM me please :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 17:55
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By madeupname
5 mm. Ok I'll try that. Thank you :}

5 mm. Ok I'll try that. Thank you :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By madeupname
Handbrake cable question.

hi, I am in the process of fitting new backplates to Mo. The outer cable was stuck solid inside the tube on the back of the old backplate, and it my attempts to get it out the tube broke off.
I used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By madeupname
I got the front grille badge off with boiling hot...

I got the front grille badge off with boiling hot water to soften it, then sliced it off with a filleting knife ;)

Yours looks nice though so I wouldn't worry about it
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By madeupname
If no one has one in items for sale section, I'd...

If no one has one in items for sale section, I'd get in touch with Mat at DMGRS to see if he has one.
Alternatively, find the part on Rimmers then google the part number to see if it's cheaper...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 21:25
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Not today but yesterday. Put the new rear...

Not today but yesterday. Put the new rear nearside disc and pads on Mo. Went round to do the offside and voila!
After taking the old disc off I discovered one of the central retaining pins for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 19:24
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By madeupname
not a marble then ;)

not a marble then ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 10:31
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By madeupname
Kim's nearside wishbone inner bush is on its way...

Kim's nearside wishbone inner bush is on its way out, but I don't hear what the OP describes.
Maybe someone's kid put a marble in the floor when the carpet was out? :shrug:
Just guessing :getmecoat:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 18th May 2019, 19:19
Replies: 49
Views: 2,662
Posted By madeupname
I wondered where you were Dave. Weather was...

I wondered where you were Dave.
Weather was cloudy and sunny. The top of my head got a bit of sunburn :D
Food was great and very good company too.
Another enjoyable visit :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2019, 19:16
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Drove Kim to pub lunch with the Trikeys. Great...

Drove Kim to pub lunch with the Trikeys. Great day out, fantastic food and picked up some invaluable advice :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2019, 07:33
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By madeupname
I've had a similar wish. Is there somewhere we...

I've had a similar wish. Is there somewhere we could buy as a group for as many as will fit in?
I have nowhere to SORN so every car I might buy has to be taxed tested and insured.
I'm thinking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2019, 07:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By madeupname
Nah, bit of Tcut and it'll be fine :D

Nah, bit of Tcut and it'll be fine :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By madeupname
Hahahaha!! luv it :D

Hahahaha!! luv it :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 17:56
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By madeupname
I had an Austin 1800 some years ago and the...

I had an Austin 1800 some years ago and the nearside front bearing went on that while on the motorway taking a friends girlfriend and her kids to Bristol. It went as we were passing Nottingham....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 17:22
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
I've just put new pads on Kims front axle. The...

I've just put new pads on Kims front axle. The bolts for the bracket the caliper fastens on, wouldn't shift :mad:
However, the old discs look like they were new not too long ago so I decided to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 12:45
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By madeupname
Thanks Brian, and the pads I was waiting for...

Thanks Brian, and the pads I was waiting for arrived 30 seconds ago, so I know what I'm going to be doing this afternoon :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 12:32
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By madeupname
Quick Question re brake discs.

Hi, I'm putting vented discs on the front axle. Will the caliper fit, or will I need bigger ones to take the extra width of the disc into account?
Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 12:14
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By madeupname
I recently stopped a blind lady from stepping out...

I recently stopped a blind lady from stepping out in front of an EV. I thought they were supposed to have 'engine' sounding audibles added to them to prevent accidents? seems that never happened.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 21:05
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Replaced a rear indicator bulb in Kim and noticed...

Replaced a rear indicator bulb in Kim and noticed mold and wetness in the boot :mad:
The carpet and board are both soaking wet and covered in white mildew type mold. Got them drying in the garden at...
Forum: Was it you? 12th May 2019, 11:41
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By madeupname
Also Hendersons Relish has now moved to an...

Also Hendersons Relish has now moved to an industrial estate on the Parkway, and the Uni has bought the old building. The sign is still on the sidewall for now. It's not the original as this was...
Forum: Was it you? 12th May 2019, 11:35
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By madeupname
Butlers fell down a few years ago. My shift was...

Butlers fell down a few years ago. My shift was on at Uni and we wondered what all the fuss was about, so went to investigate.
It turns out the owners at the time were expanding the cellar and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 11:24
Replies: 91
Views: 5,941
Posted By madeupname
I don't know if anyone else has mentioned this,...

I don't know if anyone else has mentioned this, but with at least two empty car plants, one in Swindon and another near Sunderland, is it time for an entrapenuer (sp) to take them over and restart...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2019, 19:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By madeupname
Hi Rick, are these plug n play, or do they need...

Hi Rick, are these plug n play, or do they need to be T4'd?
Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2019, 19:05
Replies: 36
Views: 2,262
Posted By madeupname
I tried that. Not enough room for anything long....

I tried that. Not enough room for anything long. Also it was just as stiff all the way through unfastening until it was almost out. Then it was a nightmare screwing it back in. I'm sure it reached...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2019, 11:47
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By madeupname
Quite deep :} The thing is, since I wasn't in...

Quite deep :}
The thing is, since I wasn't in the lab at the time Shrodinger conducted this experiment, how can I be sure it actually took place?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2019, 11:29
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Yeah, I think they've been there forever. I...

Yeah, I think they've been there forever. I always use them. Not had any problems as yet. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 23:15
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By madeupname
It was explained to me that it interrupts traffic...

It was explained to me that it interrupts traffic flow.
The traffic already on the road has right of way etc.
And yes, of course we normally let traffic join in, whether from the kerb or a side...
Forum: Was it you? 7th May 2019, 16:06
Replies: 15
Views: 534
Posted By madeupname
One of ours in Hillsborough?

Outside Grahams tyres on Leppins Lane about 13:30 this afternoon.
BX 02 OXR. (I think).
Silvery type colour, not sure of its proper name. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 16:03
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Took Kims front offside wheel down to Grahams...

Took Kims front offside wheel down to Grahams tyres on Leppins Lane to sort out a deflating problem. The back of the rim was crusty. Hopefully all is now sorted out :D

Subjected a lady customer to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 15:58
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By madeupname
Sorry I don't think I explained it properly. ...

Sorry I don't think I explained it properly.
You pull up at the kerb and nip into the shops. You come out and get back into your car. You wait for the traffic to go past then pull out to join it. No...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 15:53
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By madeupname
2 bids already :D It's Jim's isn't it?

2 bids already :D
It's Jim's isn't it?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 12:25
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By madeupname
Very interesting. One of my old workmates left...

Very interesting.
One of my old workmates left us to become a driving instructor. I had noticed drivers not indicating had started to become more frequent so I asked him why this was happening. He...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 12:13
Replies: 36
Views: 2,262
Posted By madeupname
When I needed to replace a broken rear coil...

When I needed to replace a broken rear coil spring for the MOT, I couldn't shift the bottom damper bolt. So I looked online and found this. It is a Milwaukie Fuel M18 onefhiwf34.
There are 4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2019, 10:49
Replies: 43
Views: 1,967
Posted By madeupname
This reminds me of when my dad worked at Firth...

This reminds me of when my dad worked at Firth Browns. He said that the Germans sent them a wire that was the thinnest they'd ever seen. So dads workshop drilled a hole down the middle and sent it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 00:01
Replies: 87
Views: 10,175
Posted By madeupname
Can you source any Mat cos I'm looking for one :}

Can you source any Mat cos I'm looking for one :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2019, 23:53
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By madeupname
For the main switch white connector I usually...

For the main switch white connector I usually press in the sides and wiggle it out. It can be a bit stiff.
But on the other doors, there is only a white connector. Look on either the top or the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2019, 09:27
Replies: 10
Views: 630
Posted By madeupname
Well done Bob and Red Five. Milage...

Well done Bob and Red Five.

Milage difference. I have clocked 83, 84, 85 , 87 and 89 miles between my house and Watford Gap services. All I can think is that when going round bends, being in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 11:17
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By madeupname
I like the style of the new MG E-Motion ev. and...

I like the style of the new MG E-Motion ev. and then there's the, is it, 350 miles on a single charge? something like that.
0-60 in 4 seconds (wonder what the stopping distance is though?).
I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 11:08
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Took Kim for a drive up to Woodall services. I...

Took Kim for a drive up to Woodall services. I waited until 01:00 so I wouldn't lose my parking spot.
There is a spare wheel on F/O/S which vibrates between 65-70mph. I'll need to get that balanced...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2019, 10:36
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By madeupname
Hi Mark, Unless they did things differently in 02...

Hi Mark, Unless they did things differently in 02 the only sensor in the front bumper is the temperature sensor.
There might be one somewhere else in the front of the car but an expert will tell you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 03:19
Replies: 54
Views: 2,872
Posted By madeupname
I'm not a big fan of big front grilles, and find...

I'm not a big fan of big front grilles, and find the new Lexus is horrible :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2019, 10:41
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
bought a pair of rear Ferodo Coat + discs, and...

bought a pair of rear Ferodo Coat + discs, and some green stuff pads to put with them :D
They're for Mo.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2019, 10:32
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Global warming *nods

Global warming *nods
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 16:19
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By madeupname
I was born in 1956. Does that mean I am gay? or a...

I was born in 1956. Does that mean I am gay? or a Dinky toy?
Oh 'eck, this life confuses me sometimes :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2019, 16:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,557
Posted By madeupname
That's what I do, just before the orange low fuel...

That's what I do, just before the orange low fuel light comes on :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2019, 11:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,967
Posted By madeupname
back in the 60's my dad bought a new Mini....

back in the 60's my dad bought a new Mini. Turquoise AWB 237 B (amazing how we remember these things innit :D ) And he had to run it in. He was told don't go above 50mph until it had done 500 miles....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 22:22
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
P-Nut and Trikey, did you do that with a 3D...

P-Nut and Trikey, did you do that with a 3D printer? or moulds?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By madeupname
As a kid growing up, the posh cars were Rollers,...

As a kid growing up, the posh cars were Rollers, Bentleys, Jags and Rovers.
And I still think that :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2019, 22:12
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By madeupname
If the bulbs light up then I would be checking...

If the bulbs light up then I would be checking wiring and also if the bulbs are fitted properly.
My rear reg plate bulb did this occassionally. It turned out that the clips holding it in place were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2019, 22:03
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By madeupname
I think you're right Jon. When Dawn had a lot of...

I think you're right Jon. When Dawn had a lot of leakage problems on her white Cowley car, a couple of members told her to use it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 10:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,294
Posted By madeupname
I liked the Batmobile :shrug: This was probably...

I liked the Batmobile :shrug:
This was probably a young designers apprentice project :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 10:25
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
Ahh, now you see, that's your problem. . . ....

Ahh, now you see, that's your problem. . . . 'Sods Law' *nods
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2019, 10:19
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By madeupname
I used this on a hole in a washing machine drum....

I used this on a hole in a washing machine drum. Never let me down.
And I've used it to patch holes in an old enamel sink :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 10:10
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
Glad to hear that only pride got hurt. This...

Glad to hear that only pride got hurt.
This reminds me I need to fasten the little flaps to the bumper :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 09:59
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By madeupname
No he isn't. Try Coolcat for ICE :}

No he isn't. Try Coolcat for ICE :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2019, 22:20
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By madeupname
This is what the tapes look like Mine are...

This is what the tapes look like Mine are normally in the boot, but if yours has these they may be hidden somewhere under the seat.
Remember there is one at each side.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 20:33
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Just been out to the chippy and kims drivers door...

Just been out to the chippy and kims drivers door locking pin is now where it should be when locked :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 17:43
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
OK Andy. The bit over the pin didn't have any...

OK Andy. The bit over the pin didn't have any sticky stuff on it so I'll look for a better position, thanks :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 15:22
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By madeupname
:D I love reading those predictive text howlers....

:D I love reading those predictive text howlers. Nearly die laffing :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 15:18
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Checked the tightness of Kims drivers door window...

Checked the tightness of Kims drivers door window clamps. All still ok.
Put a new water shedder on it. Discovered a slot in the plastic of the internal door handle that makes unhooking and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2019, 20:48
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By madeupname
When the tensioner nut on one of mine was...

When the tensioner nut on one of mine was overtightened and couldn't be removed, I had to take the handbrake off the car and into the kitchen in order to use a pair of wire cutters to remove the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2019, 11:15
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By madeupname
Hi, and welcome to the font of all knowledge :D ...

Hi, and welcome to the font of all knowledge :D
The next time you sign in, check the 'remember me' box and you'll stay logged in forever ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2019, 11:08
Replies: 68
Views: 2,948
Posted By madeupname
I went on a speed awareness course last year. I...

I went on a speed awareness course last year. I was driving safely at 34mph with very little traffic around, on what I thought was a 40mph dual carriageway. Nope, it was a 30mph section :duh:

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2019, 10:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,651
Posted By madeupname
Pietrov, remember that because the battery went...

Pietrov, remember that because the battery went flat with the car locked and alarmed, when you connect a new battery the alarm will activate, so be ready with the fob to press the 'unlock' button. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 23:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By madeupname
Ahh right. I didn't know that. :duh:

Ahh right. I didn't know that. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 20:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By madeupname
It's a 55 reg, I wonder if they'd run out of...

It's a 55 reg, I wonder if they'd run out of parts?
Or is the seller trying to make it look more than it actually is?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 20:52
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By madeupname
Found a piccie of Kims. MSS, as such of...

Found a piccie of Kims.

MSS, as such of course it doesn't matter, but it's an SE and they are supposed to have all the bells and whistles :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 20:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By madeupname
I can't :shrug: round button for...

I can't :shrug:

round button for up/down/left/right. Below that the two buttons for chosing which mirror, and the powerfold button should be between those, but not on the piccie I'm looking at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 20:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,283
Posted By madeupname
It's an SE and doesn't have powerfolds? Is that...

It's an SE and doesn't have powerfolds? Is that how it is supposed to be?
Forum: Events and Meets 25th April 2019, 15:30
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By madeupname
Provided one of the cars is working properly by...

Provided one of the cars is working properly by then I'll be there. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 15:12
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By madeupname
Cost of fitting in a garage will depend on what...

Cost of fitting in a garage will depend on what their hourly rate is.
A local forum member who knows what they're doing would be cheaper I suspect.:}
Forum: Items Wanted 25th April 2019, 14:54
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By madeupname
Hi Paul, I have all seats available, sandstone...

Hi Paul, I have all seats available, sandstone beige. Electric but the heating bit might not work. They are cluttering up my bedroom, didn't cost much so PM me if you're interested.
Adrian.
:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By madeupname
Just had a quick look online, £50 for a used one...

Just had a quick look online, £50 for a used one seems the average.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 21:18
Replies: 14
Views: 677
Posted By madeupname
I use the white ones, on the top hole too, and...

I use the white ones, on the top hole too, and have not had any problems. I just swapped the door cards on both cars so 8 door cards done, several white clips used to replace broken ones, and all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 21:01
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By madeupname
thought that might be it. Ok another coming.

thought that might be it. Ok another coming.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 16:38
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By madeupname
Mickeyboy

I've sent you a PM. Is your inbox full?
Adrian. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 16:35
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By madeupname
sounds good. I might put it on my list of places...

sounds good. I might put it on my list of places to visit.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2019, 09:02
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By madeupname
Find the how to for checking the PCV filter, the...

Find the how to for checking the PCV filter, the info you need is on that :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 08:56
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
IIRC - when I took mine out I think it just...

IIRC - when I took mine out I think it just pulled off and pushed back in. I think the clips you depress are for taking the whole unit out which has both cup holders and the cigar lighter. But that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 08:46
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By madeupname
I saw one of those at POL this year :D

I saw one of those at POL this year :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2019, 18:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By madeupname
And remember that when you refit the T connectors...

And remember that when you refit the T connectors and pipe, that you make sure the clip is actually holding the T connector in place. I pushed the clip on one without checking it was holding, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2019, 08:30
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
went out to move Kim into position for working on...

went out to move Kim into position for working on the front bumper. turned the key and 'click' :mad:

Got the battery charger out and tested it. showed 0% again. I had only recharged it a fortnight...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2019, 08:09
Replies: 18
Views: 1,704
Posted By madeupname
Welcome to the forum. . . .you'll never leave :}

Welcome to the forum. . . .you'll never leave :}
Forum: Events and Meets 17th April 2019, 13:21
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By madeupname
Hi, it was good to meet you and have a chat :D ...

Hi, it was good to meet you and have a chat :D
last year we weren't allowed in the park cos of all the rain at the time, so lined the streets, but the year before that we had a gazebo and flag...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 12:54
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By madeupname
Having recently retired I can scurry off anytime...

Having recently retired I can scurry off anytime I wish too.
However, I need new floor in the kitchen including damp proofing and fitted kitchen, replace front room wood frame window with stone, put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 12:40
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By madeupname
If you have a word with 'lord vengance' he had a...

If you have a word with 'lord vengance' he had a set made up for his ford probe by a firm he knows. They might be able to help.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2019, 21:12
Replies: 10,613
Views: 697,886
Posted By madeupname
Took Kims door cards off, sprayed the chrome bits...

Took Kims door cards off, sprayed the chrome bits a better colour. Cleaned the plastic parts, will do fabric tomorrow then fit the cards to Mo, who is cardless cos her cards are going into Kim (mo is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 21:49
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
Ahh, I was just thinking of getting things as...

Ahh, I was just thinking of getting things as smooth as possible. Ok thanks John, great info ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
yep. leakage from new seals was my main concern. ...

yep. leakage from new seals was my main concern.
I have wet n dry up to 5000. should I get anything finer?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 20:58
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By madeupname
yep. I have the money, but would probably have...

yep.
I have the money, but would probably have to sell the 75's to keep the cost manageable. And I don't want to do that so it looks like this will just remain a dream. But what a gorjuss looking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 20:54
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
Thanks John I'll see what I can do. I use a...

Thanks John I'll see what I can do.
I use a screwdriver to scrape rust off, but I have some brass wire wheels.

One more question, one of the front calipers had a missing piston and the hole is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 20:41
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By madeupname
Not a Rover . . . but

Browsing to see if I could find a suitable 416 I ended up looking at other cars.
This popped up. . . . and I want her :drool4:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1096486
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2019, 20:38
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By madeupname
Hi, Brian has linked to what is normally known as...

Hi, Brian has linked to what is normally known as a lower engine mount.
There are different types for petrol and diesel engines, make sure you get the right one.
the examiner probably saw that the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 20:20
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By madeupname
Hi John, I have a set of calipers that I want...

Hi John,
I have a set of calipers that I want to do the same to.
How did you clean them?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 20:12
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By madeupname
Hi Heather, click on reply post click on the...

Hi Heather,
click on reply post
click on the paperclip icon
in the box that appears on the top left click on Browse on the top line
find the piccie and double click it to add
click upload and it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 19:57
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By madeupname
I've just been looking at that too. I was looking...

I've just been looking at that too. I was looking to see if any 416's were available.
Then I went on a browse and found this.
Not a Rover but by 'eck!

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1096486
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