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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 17:14
Replies: 26
Views: 4,035
Posted By Darren
Hi Rick do you have any of the screens still...

Hi Rick do you have any of the screens still available? My car's on SORN at the moment so I can whip the cluster out this weekend and either drop it in to you or post it over.

Cheers,
Darren
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2013, 00:28
Replies: 12
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Views: 708
Posted By Darren
I suppose my concern is if this rattle leads to...

I suppose my concern is if this rattle leads to further damage really or can you largely ignore it? Or is it fixable with some patience ? I like my cars to be 'right' so fixing it definitely appeals...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2013, 21:05
Replies: 12
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Posted By Darren
Thank you ! Looking at that I wonder what...

Thank you ! Looking at that I wonder what availability is for a new inlet?!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2013, 20:26
Replies: 12
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Views: 708
Posted By Darren
Vis

Hi all, been a while but I am sorely tempted to rejoin the fold and am looking at facelift ZT190 with the rattly VIS in the inlet. What I am after discovering is how involved the fix is and I can use...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2012, 13:43
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Darren
Hi Jim, mine it turns out has a failed gearbox...

Hi Jim, mine it turns out has a failed gearbox support bush underneath - the engine is jumping about quite violently when selecting drive and when shifting gears ! Getting the fluid done as a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2012, 13:41
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Darren
Clunky V6 Auto gearchange !!

Hello chaps, I thought I would share this one. This goes back to a thread I started a week or two ago regarding my Dads 75 2.5 Con SE that suddenly developed a spiteful banging gearchange (both up &...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2012, 14:27
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Darren
Booked in with Steve at British Legends in...

Booked in with Steve at British Legends in Southend for Thurs the 16th so fingers crossed that it is just the fluid ! Thanks again for all the advice chaps !

Darren
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2012, 14:17
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Darren
Hi Jim, that is good to know - I think I may...

Hi Jim, that is good to know - I think I may have seen your cars around actually ! I will contact them now to see if I can get in there with it sharpish - will report back !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Darren
Thank you both ! I will get on to it tomorrow and...

Thank you both ! I will get on to it tomorrow and feed back as to how I get along. I appreciate all the advice chaps.

Thanks again,


Darren
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 19:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darren
Anyone know of anyone in the south east who can...

Anyone know of anyone in the south east who can be recommended to do the ATF change? Otherwise I may have to trek up to Lates.....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 18:29
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Darren
Specialists in Essex ?

I have now determined that I need to have the ATF replaced in my Dads 75 auto due to clunky changes, can anyone recommend anyone in the south east to carry the work out or should I drive to Lates ? I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 17:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darren
I am in Essex so Lates is a bit of a trek -...

I am in Essex so Lates is a bit of a trek - anybody able to recommend anyone down this way? I used the old Rover dealer in Upminster to get the belts done but they don't seem to be a Rover...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 17:18
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darren
Ok, that is interesting. Just glad that someone...

Ok, that is interesting. Just glad that someone else has experienced this odd behaviour. I will look into getting the car to Lates and seeing if they can change it for me - bit of a trek but worth it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 17:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darren
Is it a straightforward change? They don't have...

Is it a straightforward change? They don't have a dipstick on these to check level when refilling do they ? I will get some fluid and look at changing it. My Dad has a Haynes manual for the car so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2012, 16:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darren
Anyone had this problem ?? - Auto Gearbox...

Took my Dads 75 for a short run today as he told me it was playing up the other day and indeed it is. It is a 2.5 Con SE Auto with 70k on the clock. Basically the gearchanges are very very fierce and...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th March 2010, 20:44
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By Darren
ZT seats

Can anyone help ? I am in the process of buying a facelift ZT with the alcantara & leather interior but the drivers seat is well and truly knackered due to five years of being sat on by an extremely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 22:25
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Darren
Thanks for the advice - I need to weigh up if the...

Thanks for the advice - I need to weigh up if the car is worth it or not really.

Yes the car is a good price so maybe..........
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Darren
Many thanks.... is the cluster a nightmare of a...

Many thanks.... is the cluster a nightmare of a job? Does it then require any programming etc or is it a plug in and go job ?

Darren
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Darren
Sorry to sound like a donut but what are T4 costs...

Sorry to sound like a donut but what are T4 costs ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 21:28
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Darren
TC, thanks - I didn't realise that it's a...

TC,

thanks - I didn't realise that it's a 'known concern' as we so often hear at work ( I am in a Ford main agent - hence the part exchanges) ..... if the cluster change is not too involved then I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Darren
David, thank you very much for that. A...

David,

thank you very much for that. A couple of quick questions if I may?? How involved is swapping the clusters and do you have any idea of typical costs? Will it then show the correct mileage...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Darren
Advice please !

Hello all ,

I just posted in general when really I should be asking this one in here.... so...

I am about to take a 75 tourer in trade in that I fancy for my Dad to replace his 4dr. The car is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2008, 20:55
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Darren
Instrument cluster advice please !

Hello all,

I am about to take another 75 in px at work that I fancy to replace my Dads one with. It's an 03 con SE 2.5 auto tourer. The question I have relates to the following: A couple of weeks...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2008, 13:48
Replies: 20
Views: 2,166
Posted By Darren
Now that's a beauty !!

Now that's a beauty !!
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2008, 00:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,515
Posted By Darren
I want a TR7 as well - only had nine of the...

I want a TR7 as well - only had nine of the things (mostly V8's mind) and I still like them. Am I mad ? No need to post an answer I think....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2008, 23:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,166
Posted By Darren
Interesting reading the responses to my comments...

Interesting reading the responses to my comments yesterday - obviously all just my humble opinion but very interesting nonetheless. Just wanted to say I am not blindly saying that all the Rover & MG...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2008, 23:02
Replies: 20
Views: 2,166
Posted By Darren
X type & Rover 75 comparison...

Hello all,

I work in a Ford main agent so I get to sample all sorts of cars, anyway after nigh on ten years of company cars I decided to opt out due to boredom as much as anything. New Fords are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2007, 18:58
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Darren
Thanks for the positive feedback chaps Darren

Thanks for the positive feedback chaps

Darren
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2007, 22:42
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Darren
V6 cam belts

Hello all,

one quick question - my Dads 2.5 V6 has no evidence of a belt change and it's probably due now due to the age - any advice where to go and avoid being ripped off ?! We are in Essex not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2007, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Darren
Mmmm interesting, be a shame to use...

Mmmm interesting, be a shame to use aftermarket/non genuine bits but we will see how it goes. Thank you for the input chaps and yes I have spent way way too much with Rimmers over the years...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2007, 20:16
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Darren
V6 exhaust prices ?

Hello all, I have just brought my Dad a 75 2.5 Con SE which is a W plate with nice miles (about 50k) and is in cracking shape all round. The only thing that I have seen that may need attention is the...
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