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Forum: Events and Meets 26th August 2021, 15:09
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By Exile_Brummie
MGs in the Park - Sunday 5th September 2021

Hi Everyone. Just a reminder that this years MGs in the Park at the Cotswold Wildlife Park has moved from its regular June date, and will be held on Sunday 5th September 2021. All MGs are most...
Forum: Was it you? 12th August 2021, 19:52
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Rover 75 V8 on A444 12th August 2021

I had a Rover 75 V8 saloon behind me for a few miles on the A444 near Swadlincote today. I was in my TF, so you probably wondered why you got a wave from us.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 5th June 2019, 14:49
Replies: 22
Views: 3,365
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Print this and display on your windscreen

Hi everyone, If you plan to come to MGs in the Park in your Rover 75 this Sunday, it is important to print this and place it in your windscreen before you get to the pay desk. Otherwise you may be...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th February 2019, 14:30
Replies: 22
Views: 3,365
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Everyone. As in previous years, Rover 75...

Hi Everyone. As in previous years, Rover 75 drivers who are members of this club will be welcome at MGs in the Park. However, to assist the Park's staff at the entry gates, it is important to show...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 14:21
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Was good to see you on Sunday Bob. The bear...

Was good to see you on Sunday Bob. The bear looked great. Glad you had a safe and good journey home.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2018, 22:08
Replies: 13,258
Views: 1,354,346
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Today, I had these blue AlloyGators fitted to my...

Today, I had these blue AlloyGators fitted to my 190+
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 2nd June 2017, 14:41
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By Exile_Brummie
The Oxfordshire MG Owner's Club are looking...

The Oxfordshire MG Owner's Club are looking forward to seeing as many 75andZTclub members that can come along to our event this coming Sunday 4th June at Cotswold Wildlife Park. Bring along your club...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2016, 15:00
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Andrew, yes I'm a member (Exile_Brummie) of...

Hi Andrew, yes I'm a member (Exile_Brummie) of both this and the two-sixties forum. Glad you like my two Zeds, thanks for kind comments. I'll be at Zed15 in Gaydon on 9th July if you care to take a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2016, 22:26
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Sean, Still waiting for a replacement...

Hi Sean,

Still waiting for a replacement R/H LED ring for the faulty one that was shipped with the lights. Dropped you a couple of PMs with my address details etc.

Thanks, Tony
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2016, 12:39
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Serviced and MOTed for another year

Bluebird (190) was serviced and passed MOT thanks to Austin Garages yesterday. Also had a set of Sean/Jeff's MG7 LED rear lights fitted, and they look really great.

Drive home was superb, as I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2016, 12:31
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Sean, I've sent you a PM about the LED lights.

Hi Sean, I've sent you a PM about the LED lights.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2016, 10:28
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Sean, the two sets of lights arrived...

Hi Sean, the two sets of lights arrived yesterday, many thanks for getting them to me in time for POL. Just one question, I assume the spare LEDs will be shipped separately?

Thanks again, Tony
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2016, 09:10
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Still Waiting fo news

Sean, any news please? Am waiting to book the cars in for the rear lights to be fitted. Would really like them in time for POL.

Tony
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2016, 14:43
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Order 5518

Hi Sean. It appears most folks have now received their orders, can you please confirm if order No. 5518 has shipped? No sign as yet.

Thanks, TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2016, 15:23
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Please confirm you have my order for LEDs

Hi Sean, I know you are very busy with everyone's order, but just wanted to check that I'm on your list. I paid for 2 x sets of tail lights plus additional rings as well in October.

Thanks, Tony
Forum: Was it you? 31st December 2015, 23:49
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Rover 75 Tourer - Spotted today in St. Kitts

Spotted from a tour bus, but looked in good condition. BRG or similar I think. Was amazed to see one of these in Caribbean island of St. Kitts. Happy New Year to all. TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2015, 14:54
Replies: 505
Views: 49,183
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Just placed an order for 2 sets of lights plus...

Just placed an order for 2 sets of lights plus spare LED rings. Looking forward to receiving them next month.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 1st June 2014, 17:23
Replies: 75
Views: 5,560
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Well, the sun was shining early this morning, and...

Well, the sun was shining early this morning, and it promised to be a great start to the day. Then I jumped in the 190, Lin jumped in the 260, but only one started! The 260 had a completely flat...
Forum: Was it you? 28th May 2014, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By Exile_Brummie
That would have been me. First time I've ever...

That would have been me. First time I've ever been spotted on the Was it You? section. Thanks for making my day! On my way home from work in Swindon to South Oxfordshire, using my 190.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2013, 19:40
Replies: 0
Views: 779
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Jaguar World Monthly - Compare ZT 260 with S-Type R

Hi,

Just read a thread about comparing the Rover 75 with the S-type, so I thought I'd bring your attention to another comparison in this month's Jaguar World Monthly magazine.

I was a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2013, 17:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Thanks everyone. As I don't have a legitimate...

Thanks everyone. As I don't have a legitimate reason for asking DVLA for the owners address, I guess an advert in the local paper is best option. This is assuming they actually live or work in this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2013, 17:33
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Exile_Brummie
How to find the owner of a Reg Number?

This is a real long shot I know, but is there a way to find the 'owner' of a car's registration number? I know that in the past, some members of HM constabulary were able to do this, but not any...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2013, 08:59
Replies: 36
Views: 2,035
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Any chance of a video of the Vulcan? This...

Any chance of a video of the Vulcan? This Concorde vid is awesome.

TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2013, 11:21
Replies: 926
Views: 761,028
Posted By Exile_Brummie
2 Sets for me please Jezza... Great idea,...

2 Sets for me please Jezza...

Great idea, thanks for sharing with us all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2013, 19:07
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I'm happy to be corrected if wrong, but I believe...

I'm happy to be corrected if wrong, but I believe the Citroen Xsara mist jets will only fit the MG ZR & ZS (and Rover 25/45). They do not sit correctly on the ZT. I purchased 2 sets a year or two...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2012, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I had the same problem on my 190. I asked Austin...

I had the same problem on my 190. I asked Austin Garages to repair it when it was in for a service a couple of weeks ago. Nick fitted a brand new MG7 one, and it's now perfect. In fact the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2012, 12:32
Replies: 80
Views: 4,496
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Sent you a pm Sean, with my address details. ...

Sent you a pm Sean, with my address details.

TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2012, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi, I'm in need of a rubber bellows from the...

Hi, I'm in need of a rubber bellows from the clutch master cylinder if you are able to provide please. Another example of unusual parts that someone will always want for these wonderful cars.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2012, 18:52
Replies: 80
Views: 4,496
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Sean, I'm looking for the rubber bellows...

Hi Sean,

I'm looking for the rubber bellows from inside a clutch master cylinder. Only a small item I know, but would take a broken cylinder if you or anyone reading this has one please.

Good...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 6th July 2012, 18:55
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Exile_Brummie
My Trophy Blue 190+

Here a few pics of my Mk1 Trophy Blue 190+

You will notice a few additions I've made, including wide-screen head unit, Harman Kardon speaker upgrade, full leather power seats with memory...
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2012, 19:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,114
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Wow, I bet that was worth seeing. Never seen one...

Wow, I bet that was worth seeing. Never seen one myself, but would have love to see one of those flying in the skies. There was one at Abingdon Air Show a couple of weeks ago, but I couldn't go this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2012, 22:49
Replies: 104
Views: 8,230
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Lates, I've just sent my home address...

Hi Lates,

I've just sent my home address details to your hotmail account.

Cheers, TC
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2012, 10:20
Replies: 26
Views: 2,325
Posted By Exile_Brummie
This problem isn't limited to just V6's with...

This problem isn't limited to just V6's with cruise control. I had exactly the same problem with my 190 (didn't have cruise control at the time) last weekend I forget the precise temperature, but it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2012, 18:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I asked Nick what he'd done to resolve this...

I asked Nick what he'd done to resolve this problem on my 190. Apparently, the sliding cover (the bit that moves up and down as the belt recoils into the B post) had become out of sync. He simply...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2012, 21:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I had the same problem on the driver's side on my...

I had the same problem on the driver's side on my 190. I had it fixed while some other work was being done up at Austin Garages. From what I remember, Nick said it was a fairly simple fix. Something...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 27th January 2012, 15:40
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Thanks Tony, I did wonder if that was the case....

Thanks Tony, I did wonder if that was the case. I'm not able to splash out £500 for a 16:9 digital TV at the moment, and just replacing the TV module for another analogue one seems a waste of money....
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 27th January 2012, 14:26
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Head Unit monitor flips between widescreen and normal

I've retro fitted a widescreen head unit into my 190 (there was no monitor or sat nav previously). I've installed the BM54 radio, and the Mk4 sat nav. Stiil only got the analogue TV though, so...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 18th January 2012, 19:09
Replies: 222
Views: 134,448
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Thanks ChestersDad. I've been known as TC for...

Thanks ChestersDad. I've been known as TC for decades, everyone at work calls me that, even my mates down the pub, so it does seem appropriate. I've been trying to find out if the reverse number is...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th January 2012, 20:13
Replies: 222
Views: 134,448
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Here's my 190. Actually, it belongs to my wife...

Here's my 190. Actually, it belongs to my wife Lin, but she let's me believe it's mine, sometimes!

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=11827&d=1326831070
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2012, 08:23
Replies: 104
Views: 8,230
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Lates, I've sent you a PM regarding...

Hi Lates,

I've sent you a PM regarding payment for these pipes.

Cheers, TC
Forum: Events and Meets 7th January 2012, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Exile_Brummie
MGOC MGs In The Park - Cotswold Wildlife Park - Sunday 27th May

Here's another event that has been well attended by the Club in previous years. This year, the Oxfordshire branch of MGOC is holding it's annual event on Sunday 27th May. Location is the Cotswold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2012, 16:30
Replies: 104
Views: 8,230
Posted By Exile_Brummie
It's been confirmed, I do need a set of these...

It's been confirmed, I do need a set of these pipes please.

Many thanks for your hard work to get this far. Should be able to get the minimum 10 now, I would have thought.

TC
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2012, 15:29
Replies: 104
Views: 8,230
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I'm pretty sure I need a set as well please. Just...

I'm pretty sure I need a set as well please. Just checking with my regular maintenance garage that I'm ordering the correct part, and will then confirm.

Tony Cotter
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2011, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Exile_Brummie
As promised, here's an update on my 190. Due to...

As promised, here's an update on my 190. Due to huge demand on Nick & Jean's time up at Austin Garages, everything was a few days behind schedule, and I waited with anticipation for news. I received...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th November 2011, 20:39
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Try here... Brand new, boxed etc. I've just...

Try here...

Brand new, boxed etc. I've just bought a couple myself.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/250870944631?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2011, 16:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Thanks to everyone that's taken the time to post...

Thanks to everyone that's taken the time to post on this subject. It is reassuring to know that the symptoms do not necessarily means HGF, and that even if the worst is confirmed, others have come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2011, 14:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Unhappy Dreaded HGF on KV6

I never thought it would happen to me!

Discovered a small coolant loss around 2 months ago, never had to top up water levels on my 190+ in all the years I've had her (6+ years), she's been good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2011, 17:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,064
Posted By Exile_Brummie
This thread reminds me of an old Andy Capp...

This thread reminds me of an old Andy Capp cartoon by Smyth. Andy was cycling home from a bender, and was obviously very drunk. He rode straight into the back of a parked car. He managed to find some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 14:54
Replies: 50
Views: 4,759
Posted By Exile_Brummie
He has disappeared from eBay within the last 15...

He has disappeared from eBay within the last 15 minutes, as I checked him out only a short while ago. This makes me even more nervous, so definately won't be persuing this purchase now. Thanks for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 14:32
Replies: 50
Views: 4,759
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I've just checked the seller's details on eBay,...

I've just checked the seller's details on eBay, and the name is not John King. I won't post the full details here, but the first name is Sean. Are you sure that denniscoversmares and auroraswish are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 14:31
Replies: 50
Views: 4,759
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Oh no, no, no no, no! I was almost on the brink...

Oh no, no, no no, no! I was almost on the brink of buying some long sought after blue leather seats from denniscoversmares on eBay. We've exchanged e-mails, and I'm waiting for him to send me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 14:27
Replies: 21
Views: 3,085
Posted By Exile_Brummie
I've just checked the seller's details on eBay,...

I've just checked the seller's details on eBay, and the name is not John King. I won't post the full details here, but the first name is Sean. Are you sure that denniscoversmares and auroraswish are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 14:19
Replies: 21
Views: 3,085
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Oh no, no, no no, no! I was almost on the brink...

Oh no, no, no no, no! I was almost on the brink of buying some long sought after blue leather seats from denniscoversmares on eBay. We've exchanged e-mails, and I'm waiting for him to send me...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 5th June 2011, 06:30
Replies: 89
Views: 6,409
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Dry, but overcast here in south Oxfordshire....

Dry, but overcast here in south Oxfordshire. Forecast is sligthly better closer to the Midlands, so Burford (being north of here) should be OK.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th June 2011, 19:51
Replies: 89
Views: 6,409
Posted By Exile_Brummie
When you arrive at the Cotswold Wildlife Park...

When you arrive at the Cotswold Wildlife Park tomorrow, please mention to the parking stewards if you want to park as part of a group, ie 75andZT club, two-sixties club, or other organisation that...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 1st June 2011, 07:53
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Exile_Brummie
And here's the piccies on Steve's website. Need...

And here's the piccies on Steve's website. Need to view them in reverse order...

http://www.stevescleenz.co.uk/gallery.htm
Forum: The Valeting Forum 31st May 2011, 18:36
Replies: 3
Views: 861
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Had my 260 detailed today

I had my 260 professionaly detailed today. Steve Cleenz (as mentioned previously on this forum plus others - http://www.stevescleenz.co.uk/) came down to Oxfordshire from Tamworth and worked away...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2011, 22:10
Replies: 26
Views: 2,208
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Please count me in. Need a set for my 190 quite...

Please count me in. Need a set for my 190 quite soon please.

Cheers, Tony Cotter
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2011, 13:41
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Nick, Nick Bonthrone at Austin Garages...

Hi Nick,

Nick Bonthrone at Austin Garages has oodles of experience of ICE on 75s and ZTs. I can't recommend him highly enough. I use him to service both my ZTs even though its a couple of hundred...
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2011, 19:41
Replies: 44
Views: 2,981
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Sorry to hear about your fish Poppy. Here's a...

Sorry to hear about your fish Poppy. Here's a little something you may wish to try if you don't want a net over your pond all year round.

Herons don't land in water. They tend to walk into the...
Forum: Was it you? 31st March 2011, 11:37
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Trophy Blue ZT-T on M4 Nr Swindon?

Spotted what looked like a very clean Trophy Blue ZT-T travelling west bound towards Junction 15 on M4 about 5.30 yesterday afternoon. Too much traffic around to get reg number, but looked very nice...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st March 2011, 10:38
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Black Ash vinyl wanted for seat repair

I need to get hold of a piece of Black Ash vinyl to repair a tear in my 2003 Mk1 190+ drivers seat. I'm told I need about a metre length, but could possibly get by with less. Does anyone know where I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2011, 12:42
Replies: 0
Views: 513
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Need a length of Black Ash vinyl for seat repair

I need to get hold of a piece of Black Ash vinyl to repair a tear in my 2003 Mk1 190+ drivers seat. I'm told I need about a metre length, but could possibly get by with less. Does anyone know where I...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 20th March 2011, 00:18
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Many thanks Colin... TC

Many thanks Colin... TC
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2011, 12:46
Replies: 43
Views: 1,687
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Tomorrow's Gold Cup will be my 29th at...

Tomorrow's Gold Cup will be my 29th at Cheltenham, so I guess you could say I'm a bit of a National Hunt fan. First went in 1982 with a crowd of colleagues from Post Office Factories in Fordrough...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 15th March 2011, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Exile_Brummie
Hi Cookie, thanks for that. Do you know the...

Hi Cookie, thanks for that. Do you know the colour of the vinyl please? Is it Anthracite, or Ash, or some other colour? TC
Forum: The Valeting Forum 15th March 2011, 18:21
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By Exile_Brummie
What is official colour of my 190 seats?

I need to have some minor repair work done on my 190+ drivers seat, and been advised to obtain the vinyl for the repair. Does anyone know the official colour, so I know what to look for please? My...
Forum: Was it you? 12th March 2011, 00:18
Replies: 0
Views: 688
Posted By Exile_Brummie
ZT convoy heading to Nick's on Tuesday

Lin and I will be taking both the 190 and 260 up to Nick's at Burton on Tuesday 15th March. Both are Trophy Blue Mark 1s. Be nice to get a wave or a flash if anyone spots us. Will be taking A34 North...
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