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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 22:37
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. Put in the search facility above top...

Hi Rob. Put in the search facility above top right :- fitting electric seats .
You get quite a lot of suggestions.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2022, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By bl52krz
Your post reminded me of a similar incident a...

Your post reminded me of a similar incident a couple of years ago at Good hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield. Got back to the diesel in the car park and could not believe my eyes. Parked next to mine...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 21:41
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. It was Marie Antoinette.

Sorry. It was Marie Antoinette.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2022, 16:32
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By bl52krz
I think you will find that the TV signal used to...

I think you will find that the TV signal used to be analog. It is now digital. Don’t know if that helps you?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:07
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By bl52krz
It is a wonder no one parked by the side of it,...

It is a wonder no one parked by the side of it, all there on its own. That is what normally happens If i park on my own, miles from any other car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:01
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By bl52krz
I fitted Pagid rear disc’s to the diesel. They...

I fitted Pagid rear disc’s to the diesel. They were coated. That was around four years ago. Still not gone rusty, and they have been stood still in the garage for almost two years. Even the face that...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 15:51
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By bl52krz
The problem with the English, is that they do not...

The problem with the English, is that they do not know how to complain. A lot of them think you have to act like a gorilla, and go round thumping their chest or anyone else’s chest, or other regions....
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 20:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By bl52krz
Your last paragraph.Flawed? I lived through the...

Your last paragraph.Flawed? I lived through the last war. The thrifty fifties. The raving 60s. The mundane 70s and so forth.Started work 1955 as an apprentice .Apart from two instances of long...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2022, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By bl52krz
Many hands make light work.

Many hands make light work.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 23:24
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By bl52krz
The reason you can not post pictures is because...

The reason you can not post pictures is because you are a member only, not a subscribed member. It is only £10 to be a fully paid up member. This gives you many. extra’s on the club site. You don’t...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th May 2022, 23:06
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By bl52krz
See you there.

See you there.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th May 2022, 23:04
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By bl52krz
I will definitely be at one of those dates. Not...

I will definitely be at one of those dates. Not sure which one yet. Thanks Rob for managing to get us a couple of dates.
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 21:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By bl52krz
I am saving all the cardboard boxes I can. Do...

I am saving all the cardboard boxes I can. Do people know what for?
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 22:14
Replies: 33
Views: 1,536
Posted By bl52krz
If you wish to fritter your money away, then I...

If you wish to fritter your money away, then I don’t see why I And you should give them any more to pay what they should have paid to start with. As Queen Victoria said ‘Let them eat cake. 🥶🤥🥴
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2022, 22:09
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry Bob, But you seem to be attracting bad luck...

Sorry Bob, But you seem to be attracting bad luck lately. You have not run over a black cat have you? Hope the problem is sorted soon.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By bl52krz
Not necessary, but advisable. The problem is the...

Not necessary, but advisable. The problem is the new track rod ends, the screw thread may not start in the same place as the old ones. Therefore counting the turns as you unscrew them, does not mean...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 15:10
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By bl52krz
Are you sure it is a flange head bolt Steve?

Are you sure it is a flange head bolt Steve?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 15:05
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By bl52krz
Thank you all. They are for the-rear Simon. And...

Thank you all. They are for the-rear Simon. And thanks for the link Steve. I hope you have got everything going now Chris after the niggling things going wrong..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 21:01
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By bl52krz
Antiroll bar

Just a size question. Does anyone have the size of the antiroll bar bolts that secure the two brackets to the D rubber to the chassis please. Changing both sides, and don’t want to end up with any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 20:50
Replies: 76
Views: 8,459
Posted By bl52krz
Mine is blue enamelled, and heavy. They don’t...

Mine is blue enamelled, and heavy. They don’t make them like that now. Everything is lightweight. ( ThrowawaySociety). It has got two fuses. One is DC, the other is 5amp.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 14:04
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By bl52krz
The Webasto heater does not come on until 5...

The Webasto heater does not come on until 5 degrees, not 10 degrees .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 13:56
Replies: 76
Views: 8,459
Posted By bl52krz
Still using my Davenset 3amp charger. It is now...

Still using my Davenset 3amp charger. It is now over 60 years old. Always works. Had a Aldi clever one but did not want to work after about 4 years. Don’t make um like that anymore. Please don’t tell...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 21:25
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By bl52krz
Mine on the 2.5 is green also.

Mine on the 2.5 is green also.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 22:34
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By bl52krz
Service par excellence.

Service par excellence.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 22:23
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By bl52krz
Garage does not seem to know that it is an...

Garage does not seem to know that it is an Automatic not a Manual. Oh dear.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 19:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By bl52krz
Come off it. Err come off what? I have never been...

Come off it. Err come off what? I have never been on it. When will it all end. I don’t know when it started. Started what?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 18:55
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Just spray it on, and then gently spread with a...

Just spray it on, and then gently spread with a soft duster, and then polish off . When I sent for mine ,it had two blue soft dusters with it. You can use it again without polishing the car, after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:46
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Washed, Autoglymed and ceramic polymered the...

Washed, Autoglymed and ceramic polymered the V6.The ceramic polymer from Bilt-Hamber is fantastic. Even after polishing with Autoglym, the shine and slip of the finished job gives you a nice feeling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:24
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By bl52krz
Number plate £130.00? A gold one I presume?

Number plate £130.00? A gold one I presume?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:17
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By bl52krz
Go on Bob. Just think you could have had your...

Go on Bob. Just think you could have had your dream car? A Rover 75?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 20:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,897
Posted By bl52krz
With the purchase price and maintenance, the V6...

With the purchase price and maintenance, the V6 has cost me almost £1,500. Over two years of use. Absolutely disgusting. To think I could have bought an electric car and joined the thinkers of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 21:05
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
If I remember, you can use the obd to see the...

If I remember, you can use the obd to see the instantaneous fuel consumption as you drive along.So all these posts can be put to bed if you check it out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2022, 18:52
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
All this gobbledegook about ‘block changing’ ,...

All this gobbledegook about ‘block changing’ , proves what we older drivers know. That if you are not in the right gear, at the right time, you are not ‘in charge’ of your vehicle. I was taught by an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By bl52krz
Have you tried to see if the rear silencer lifts...

Have you tried to see if the rear silencer lifts up and down at the rear of the silencer? Stripped threads on the bracket that the rubber fits to.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 20:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,486
Posted By bl52krz
On the diesel I I get around 20/21 thousand miles...

On the diesel I I get around 20/21 thousand miles from a set of Goodyear Efficientgrip.195/65/15. Just seeing how many I can get out of a set of Goodyear tyres on the 2.5 V6.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 17:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,401
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. The flushing oil process. I have never...

Hi Simon. The flushing oil process. I have never been one for using anything in an engine apart from engine oil. When you use the flushing process, have you given any thought about how much is still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 14:12
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
Stephen. I presume you got out of the cab and...

Stephen. I presume you got out of the cab and took control over the reversing driver of the goods vehicle?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 22:32
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
I think that the main problem today, and tomorrow...

I think that the main problem today, and tomorrow is that there is no pride or forethought in a lot of drivers on the road today. Could not care less. Get out of my way I am bigger than you. The last...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 16:34
Replies: 44
Views: 4,788
Posted By bl52krz
As far as I can see, there are people who are...

As far as I can see, there are people who are genuinely concerned about something, and there are those who just wish to make a comment. Sometimes it appears that their comments are antagonistic, done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 20:54
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By bl52krz
You say it runs around 88-91 degrees.You then say...

You say it runs around 88-91 degrees.You then say that the temp gauge that you fitted to the top hose says somewhere between 100-105 degrees. Does your radiator fan come on at that temp? Try Andy’s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:40
Replies: 55
Views: 7,181
Posted By bl52krz
You have to be a member of the paranormal group...

You have to be a member of the paranormal group in the club to find that out. :D:duh::bowdown::shrug:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:34
Replies: 44
Views: 4,788
Posted By bl52krz
Probably a facebook warrior or a twitter ****

Probably a facebook warrior or a twitter ****
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:18
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By bl52krz
Which car are you going in to powder coasters? I...

Which car are you going in to powder coasters? I believe it is within the pollution area. £8 a day if your car does not qualify.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 21:09
Replies: 42
Views: 2,526
Posted By bl52krz
Idiots. My son works at Kingsbury oil terminal,...

Idiots. My son works at Kingsbury oil terminal, and he said he had been told that they arrived in a transit van. Talk about hypocrites. They are really under any other name anarchist’s. They managed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 21:02
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By bl52krz
Moving to be by Trikey then.?

Moving to be by Trikey then.?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 20:56
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
How did that pass the last mot? Looks like a no...

How did that pass the last mot? Looks like a no brakes soon joby. And, why was the rope there? Obviously driven by someone who never checks their vehicle. I bet you don’t let him drive it away when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 14:05
Replies: 38
Views: 2,432
Posted By bl52krz
The usual connection under the seat. More or less...

The usual connection under the seat. More or less guaranteed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 14:16
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
[COLOR="Blue"Been to MJI Exhaust at Walsall....

[COLOR="Blue"Been to MJI Exhaust at Walsall. Arrived at 10.45am. I explained that I thought it needed another support bracket halfway along tha main pipe, as the pipe was only suspended from near...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 10th April 2022, 23:34
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By bl52krz
Looking forward to Tuesday night at the Spread...

Looking forward to Tuesday night at the Spread Eagle.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2022, 23:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,267
Posted By bl52krz
Have you thought of polluted diesel from a petrol...

Have you thought of polluted diesel from a petrol retailer?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2022, 22:07
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
They make any exhaust on site. You can choose...

They make any exhaust on site. You can choose what end caps on the silencer. They have a good reputation. Rick-Sta has had a couple of them off MIJ Exhaust, Walsall. Was going to have one fitted from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By bl52krz
Just one thing to remember, the ‘smoke’ coming...

Just one thing to remember, the ‘smoke’ coming out of the webasto is fumes of diesel............ very combustible. Don’t let it happen by a bonfire or open flame, or you will be kissing your car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 22:10
Replies: 42
Views: 2,526
Posted By bl52krz
The only ‘rights’ they have are to ‘protest’,...

The only ‘rights’ they have are to ‘protest’, full stop. They do not have the right to cause disruption, or trespass onto property, which includes vehicles. They also do not have the right to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 22:01
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
£195.00 Fitted.

£195.00 Fitted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 21:57
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Nice to see you get back safe and sound. You will...

Nice to see you get back safe and sound. You will look back in years to come and think what you did for your fellow man. Good on yer Andy.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 17:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,267
Posted By bl52krz
Have you checked properly for a split hose...

Have you checked properly for a split hose between the EGR and the air cooler by the radiator? Have you got oily residue on the nearside of the engine compartment below the light? You may have an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 16:11
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Took the V6 for a ride to Walsall, to MJI exhaust...

Took the V6 for a ride to Walsall, to MJI exhaust to get a price on a rear box, stainless steel. Going in Monday to be fitted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 01:11
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
Hi again Stephen. Sorry you feel that I am...

Hi again Stephen. Sorry you feel that I am running down all people who teach people to drive. Just facts as they are observed by myself. I will not be drawn into how good I am at anything, just to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 00:36
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
I can only speak from my own experience Stephen....

I can only speak from my own experience Stephen. We get ‘learners ‘ being taught to drive outside our house. They use the grove opposite to reverse into .Where my computer is, upstairs, I used to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2022, 23:52
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By bl52krz
It appears that there is no oat antifreeze in the...

It appears that there is no oat antifreeze in the water. I would think that probably the oil is the residue from not flushing the radiator out after the head gasket was replaced. I would give it a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2022, 23:32
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Its the pigging pigeons here. Usually wash and...

Its the pigging pigeons here. Usually wash and wax it, then go in for a drink and......... come out to see it’s been targeted by flying shyte machines.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2022, 20:50
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
:D I always thought that rain is normal after...

:D
I always thought that rain is normal after washing and polishing your car. It is for me, like you.:D:shrug::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2022, 21:40
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Andy, you and all the rest of the Van-aid crew ,...

Andy, you and all the rest of the Van-aid crew , have done a fantastic job for humanity. We are blessed with so many things in this country of ours, I know we all have a moan about something or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2022, 20:47
Replies: 76
Views: 3,582
Posted By bl52krz
The reason engine braking is frowned upon is...

The reason engine braking is frowned upon is because the latest drivers? Can not change down a gear, and certainly can not double de clutch. Reason I was told was because it takes your concentration...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2022, 15:59
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Not to far from our friends in Bydgoszcz. You are...

Not to far from our friends in Bydgoszcz. You are just south of Szczecin.Used be loads of Russians there, and loads of trouble,but I bet they are not there now. I wonder why?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2022, 22:56
Replies: 86
Views: 5,415
Posted By bl52krz
Can not wait for the finale on this NAUGHTY...

Can not wait for the finale on this NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- up. Have a look at the bolt that holds the header tank in to see if it is scuffed from undoing it to raise the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2022, 20:00
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By bl52krz
Lates is close to you.

Lates is close to you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2022, 19:41
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Where about are you overnighting in Poland Andy?...

Where about are you overnighting in Poland Andy? Hope you don’t have to much white stuff overnight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2022, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By bl52krz
I use 10/40 Castrol Magnatec. A3/B3/B4. B/4 being...

I use 10/40 Castrol Magnatec. A3/B3/B4. B/4 being an update on B3.Semi Synthetic, in both the diesel and the V6.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2022, 13:21
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. Nice to see you are making good time....

Hi Andy. Nice to see you are making good time. The autobahn’s are the place to be when on a long journey, better than our M/way’s. Hope the weather stays good for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 23:14
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Yesterday took some expensive medication for...

Yesterday took some expensive medication for glaucoma down to Trikey for the trip to Poland .
350 miles round trip, and all went well. Average mpg over a 1000 miles was 25.5. On the way back, used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2022, 23:49
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Washed the Connie ready for the trip down to...

Washed the Connie ready for the trip down to Trikey’s to take some important medication for someone in Ukraine with glaucoma. Hope the French let it through. Wish I was taking part in this event so I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2022, 23:08
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By bl52krz
Thats two of us then.

Thats two of us then.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2022, 23:05
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By bl52krz
Never had the problem myself, but, when the V6...

Never had the problem myself, but, when the V6 stood out on the front drive for twelve months, the disc’s rusted slightly. I took the wheels off, and ran some brake cleaner on a piece of rag around...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2022, 11:04
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By bl52krz
I bought a UBP for my diesel as a spare from...

I bought a UBP for my diesel as a spare from Rimmers , just in case job. Bad move by me. When I came to fit it at a one of our Nano Meets a couple of years ago, after having the pump for around 8/9...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2022, 10:37
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
You know something we don’t Jules? We have just...

You know something we don’t Jules? We have just had our summer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2022, 20:51
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
See you Saturday around midday Andy.

See you Saturday around midday Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2022, 19:53
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Just sent you a private message Andy. Cheers

Just sent you a private message Andy. Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2022, 17:07
Replies: 139
Views: 8,557
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. Have you seen my private message?...

Hi Andy. Have you seen my private message? Waiting for a reply.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2022, 18:28
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
That burble sends you to sleep at 69.9.

That burble sends you to sleep at 69.9.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2022, 18:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By bl52krz
I used Waxoyle to make sure mine were sealed on...

I used Waxoyle to make sure mine were sealed on the V6. Brushed well down into the crack between the two panel gaps. Never leaked since.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2022, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By bl52krz
If you have the said car, have a look underthe...

If you have the said car, have a look underthe bonnet, on the nearside by the battery, you will see it by the fuel filter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2022, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By bl52krz
I am afraid Bob, you will have to put your foot...

I am afraid Bob, you will have to put your foot down with a firm hand. Banana is taking a liberty at the moment because she is a bit jealous of the Bear. Park the Bear outside my house for a few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2022, 19:23
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By bl52krz
Know the feeling. Just waiting to see if there is...

Know the feeling. Just waiting to see if there is going to be anymore holdups for going abroad this year. Can not wait to get a bit of long distance touring into the mix. Mind you, with the price of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2022, 16:13
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By bl52krz
I think nightfire red is at the top for being a...

I think nightfire red is at the top for being a ‘that looks nice’ comment. My 220SD was that colour and had many comments about it, especially if the sun was out. Fantastic colour. Been wondering...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2022, 16:05
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
awhile out shopping, Decided to fill up the V6...

awhile out shopping, Decided to fill up the V6 with the best 97 octane at B.P. garage.Took 33.67 litres.£61.58. £1.89.9 per litre. At the moment doing 23.7 mpg. This is just Local journey’s. When I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2022, 15:49
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By bl52krz
Whats there to moan about? You have a...

Whats there to moan about? You have a V8.:D:duh::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2022, 17:10
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By bl52krz
Ten minute job for Lates to do each side.On ramps.

Ten minute job for Lates to do each side.On ramps.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2022, 17:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By bl52krz
They have the numbers on them.

They have the numbers on them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2022, 16:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,039
Posted By bl52krz
Jules Conwy. 07831 457011

Jules Conwy. 07831 457011
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2022, 17:01
Replies: 14
Views: 887
Posted By bl52krz
My son told me that the car I bought off him had...

My son told me that the car I bought off him had a new [I]crankshaft sensor fitted when it would not start. I said do you mean camshaft sensor and the answer was ‘ no it was a crankshaft sensor. No...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2022, 16:45
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By bl52krz
Most people don’t really understand what is going...

Most people don’t really understand what is going on with these emissions taxes. There is very little reason for it. Full stop. We go on about ‘false information’ that is happening about you know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2022, 16:35
Replies: 23
Views: 2,340
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Andy. Can you tell us when you have...

Well done Andy. Can you tell us when you have done the job what exactly was wrong please. Thanks.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th March 2022, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Mick.We all hope everything turns out ok for...

Hi Mick.We all hope everything turns out ok for you all. There are some times in life when you just have to believe. Now is that time. There will be better times around he corner.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2022, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By bl52krz
I personally would not reverse bleed a clutch...

I personally would not reverse bleed a clutch knowing what some people have got out of the bleed nipple end. ( note the name). You could cause damage to the master cylinder. I only bleed mine the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2022, 18:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By bl52krz
No.no.no. Please, they are gender neutral now....

No.no.no. Please, they are gender neutral now. Ohh gawd.:D:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2022, 15:08
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By bl52krz
Have you checked to see if water damage has...

Have you checked to see if water damage has occurred to the ECU? This is located below the front windscreen under the cover on the nearside. Have you cleaned out the plenum where it is located. Water...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 14:57
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By bl52krz
The only real thing that you can use to get more...

The only real thing that you can use to get more mpg is..............your right foot. Used sparingly, it can make spectacularly more mpg. Try it and see.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 14:43
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to have the drivers side mirror and...

Decided to have the drivers side mirror and window switches out the car and give them a good clean up because sometimes the drivers side mirror is erratic in operation. Did not take long to take the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 16:43
Replies: 33
Views: 4,377
Posted By bl52krz
OI can confirm your assumption about the four...

OI can confirm your assumption about the four inch ‘hole’ in the door. Don’t ask how I know. Let’s just say, if you had been a naughty boy, you would not be walking away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 16:37
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By bl52krz
A bit of advice, remove your vin number for...

A bit of advice, remove your vin number for safeties sake. You never know.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2022, 17:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By bl52krz
Another one for SGS. I have them back and front....

Another one for SGS. I have them back and front. Excellent quality.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2022, 17:24
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By bl52krz
Jules is nearest to you, Conwy.

Jules is nearest to you, Conwy.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th March 2022, 17:20
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By bl52krz
Shame about that Rob. Get well and I will have...

Shame about that Rob. Get well and I will have one for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 17:29
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
That means more overtime Dave.Getting a bit...

That means more overtime Dave.Getting a bit costly for fuel now.I keep topping up the 2.5 so I don’t faint when I fill it up. Diesel still in garage till June when I intend re commissioning it. That...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 17:23
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By bl52krz
Good on ya Bri. Hope you are keeping ok, and...

Good on ya Bri. Hope you are keeping ok, and thanks for hovering in the background. Well done curing Ron’s problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2022, 19:51
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By bl52krz
Diesel engine’s have not got much engine braking....

Diesel engine’s have not got much engine braking. Lorries have got what is called an exhaust brake, usually operated by a button that you put your foot on to operate. This gives some engine braking,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2022, 19:44
Replies: 51
Views: 2,342
Posted By bl52krz
The compensators all go the same way in time....

The compensators all go the same way in time. Especially if people think they have to nearly pull the handbrake up through the floor when it is being applied. Artics mod will never stretch like the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2022, 16:06
Replies: 19
Views: 910
Posted By bl52krz
Undo the throttle cable at the throttle body....

Undo the throttle cable at the throttle body. Hold it up in the air and squirt some WD40 down it. Give it chance to run down to the other end(throttle pedal). Refit to throttle body and you may find...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2022, 15:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By bl52krz
I phoned Direct Line last year, but my post code...

I phoned Direct Line last year, but my post code made it dear.. Swings and roundabouts all the time.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2022, 17:20
Replies: 9
Views: 507
Posted By bl52krz
Did this to mine after you mentioned it before...

Did this to mine after you mentioned it before Steve. Never gave it a thought until this post. Quick and easy. Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 21:47
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By bl52krz
If you read up about our auto box’s, you will...

If you read up about our auto box’s, you will find it is normal operation, as Dave (Stocktake) has said
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 21:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks to someone who cares about his fellow man....

Thanks to someone who cares about his fellow man. These cars and this club of ours seems to engender feelings that other cars or clubs do not. I also hope that your illness gently fades away, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 21:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By bl52krz
And be willing to stand your ground and don’t...

And be willing to stand your ground and don’t accept the first offer nor the second if you don’t agree with it. Ooh to late you already have. But you Are satisfied so that is all that matters. Good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 21:21
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By bl52krz
Get a sheet of soft plastic and cut some out....

Get a sheet of soft plastic and cut some out. They are not weight bearing, and stick them in and cover with underseal. Job done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2022, 10:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By bl52krz
I see it’s got the usual door covering ‘sag’.,...

I see it’s got the usual door covering ‘sag’., Got to do mine soon. But £6,000? Mind you, I hope it does go at that price or more. It would be a good day for us owners.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2022, 16:38
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By bl52krz
Main thing is do NOT allow the insurance company...

Main thing is do NOT allow the insurance company take your car away under any circumstances. Full stop.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2022, 22:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By bl52krz
I can not believe you put fuel in your car....

I can not believe you put fuel in your car. Thought you were hard up being in holy orders. You been fibbing all these years? I shall have to have words with his oliness straight away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2022, 20:11
Replies: 102
Views: 5,033
Posted By bl52krz
I am sure she will see a side of life that...

I am sure she will see a side of life that normally you only read about.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2022, 16:23
Replies: 102
Views: 5,033
Posted By bl52krz
Your wife may not be called even while waiting at...

Your wife may not be called even while waiting at court. A friend of mine wasted two weeks waiting to be called. Still she will get fed and watered while there. Best of luck to her.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2022, 16:11
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By bl52krz
Not sure, but I would imagine you can have any...

Not sure, but I would imagine you can have any wheel diamond cut if there is enough meat on them. Diamond cutting only takes a small sliver off the wheel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2022, 10:17
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Your spoiling Karen Dave! Hope you are both ok?

Your spoiling Karen Dave! Hope you are both ok?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2022, 18:57
Replies: 39
Views: 2,524
Posted By bl52krz
I have actually brought the V6 Connie down the...

I have actually brought the V6 Connie down the auto box several times, just to see what kind of effect it has in slowing you down. It is effective but you have to be careful of the revs, and you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2022, 17:51
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Mine was nowhere near that bad when I changed...

Mine was nowhere near that bad when I changed mine. If you are getting silver particles on the top of your engine cover, check your air con condenser.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2022, 21:31
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By bl52krz
Once again, Matt at DMGRS comes to the rescue....

Once again, Matt at DMGRS comes to the rescue. Good on you.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2022, 19:43
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By bl52krz
Lift the rear seat up on the drivers side, and...

Lift the rear seat up on the drivers side, and check the tube you will find that comes from the rear off side wheelarch, under the rear seat and curls round towards the centre of the car. Probably...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2022, 18:28
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
That should last a couple of days Bob.

That should last a couple of days Bob.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2022, 16:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By bl52krz
The answer is.............well you paid for it so...

The answer is.............well you paid for it so you thought it was worth it. Full stop. Don’t like the price. Walk away. Simples. I don’t mean you personally, but anyone who bought..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2022, 16:14
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you found it in the end Chris. But watch the...

Glad you found it in the end Chris. But watch the banging, it won’t do your back much good or the knees.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 19:26
Replies: 52
Views: 3,731
Posted By bl52krz
Well, with the tone of your post, I would not...

Well, with the tone of your post, I would not bother. You have not got any problems evidently and only want to post rather quaint sounding post’s.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 19:20
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
You can put a small black headed screw into the...

You can put a small black headed screw into the card just under the top wide part of the cad. Artic did a how to for this I think
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2022, 19:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By bl52krz
DMGRS has some.

DMGRS has some.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By bl52krz
Checkto see if the flaps are working correctly on...

Checkto see if the flaps are working correctly on the heater. Could be a failed motor not opening the flap. Just a suggestion.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 19:35
Replies: 134
Views: 7,709
Posted By bl52krz
If you read your post, you will see that you...

If you read your post, you will see that you agree in most part with me. Global warming scam for the rich to make more money. A bit like more Billionaires were made during the Covid epidemic, than in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 19:24
Replies: 134
Views: 7,709
Posted By bl52krz
The end of the world is nigh. Global warming. Or...

The end of the world is nigh. Global warming. Or in other words, let’s make ourselves richer, said the rich man to his wife. We could all buy EVs and it would make no difference at all to global...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 15:39
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Love the west coast of Scotland, Glencoe in...

Love the west coast of Scotland, Glencoe in particular.Last time we went through there, a Piper was playing by the side of the road. Sounded really haunting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 19:36
Replies: 134
Views: 7,709
Posted By bl52krz
If it is true that V2G is going/is in operation,...

If it is true that V2G is going/is in operation, then all I can say is good. I don’t see why my lights should go out for you to charge your electric abomination. Read what those in the know think the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 11:45
Replies: 44
Views: 4,788
Posted By bl52krz
Losing someone affects people in many different...

Losing someone affects people in many different ways. If bereavement has taken place, it may be a good idea not to make any comments or rash judgments until the facts are released by those concerned.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 11:39
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By bl52krz
Read the advert again!

Read the advert again!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2022, 23:43
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By bl52krz
The best tyre I have found is the original...

The best tyre I have found is the original 195/65/15V which is fitted on my contour wheels on the diesel. I have a set of fork spokes with 205/55/16 Avon Z5 tyres on. Very uncomfortable on the diesel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2022, 10:27
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By bl52krz
I like the results but not sure about the power...

I like the results but not sure about the power washer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2022, 12:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By bl52krz
I watched a couple of video’s on the tube last...

I watched a couple of video’s on the tube last night. Mann,Crossland,Wix and others. The length of the actual filter medium was detached from the filter casing, and the medium from the Mann filter...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2022, 12:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,264
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome to the club. If I were you I would get in...

Welcome to the club. If I were you I would get in touch with Big Russ and ask his advice. Just make a new post..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2022, 11:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By bl52krz
Just to join in the conversation on what is...

Just to join in the conversation on what is ‘genuine ‘. Genuine is what is made by the original maker, not supplier. To be ‘genuine ‘ it must be made to the same standards as ordered by the person...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2022, 13:39
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By bl52krz
Not sure but think I have read that it is XP...

Not sure but think I have read that it is XP system.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 3rd February 2022, 21:10
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By bl52krz
My mate John will be coming also hopefully.

My mate John will be coming also hopefully.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd February 2022, 23:18
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By bl52krz
Not sure but would think that the V6/cdt are...

Not sure but would think that the V6/cdt are different
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 1st February 2022, 20:30
Replies: 29
Views: 3,961
Posted By bl52krz
Does that mean we will be only imbibing? Does not...

Does that mean we will be only imbibing? Does not make any difference really. Just wondered if it was a meal as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2022, 20:11
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By bl52krz
In short, you must have more money than sense....

In short, you must have more money than sense. Everyone to their own vices.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2022, 20:08
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,328
Posted By bl52krz
Washed the 2.5 Connie today. It looks like a new...

Washed the 2.5 Connie today. It looks like a new car now. Wonder for how long? Will have to go and have a look at the diesel in the garage tomorrow, and see if it still starts. It must be three weeks...
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