Go Back   The 75 and ZT Owners Club Forums > The 75 and ZT Owners Club Forums > Technical Help Forum
Register FAQ Image Gallery Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 22nd August 2019, 16:24   #11
suzublu
MCMLV
 
suzublu's Avatar
 
rover 75 1.8 vvc club se wedgwood blue

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Seaton Carew
Posts: 24,486
Thanks: 41
Thanked 5,757 Times in 3,907 Posts
Default

I had it on my MK1 with a remote kit
suzublu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd August 2019, 16:56   #12
Blink
Gets stuck in
 
Blink's Avatar
 
Rover 75 Saloon

Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Mercia
Posts: 537
Thanks: 80
Thanked 66 Times in 61 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by havvacuppa View Post
One thing I forgot to mention about the passenger door, the older ones had the chrome strip along the exterior, on my later one its colour-coded, it looks like it will pop off quite easily so I can swap them, anyone know if there are any hidden dangers lurking there?
If you mean Nos. 6 & 7 here it looks like they're held on by this clip but it doesn't say how many.

Looking at this pic I'd say there are 6 or 7 clips per door - 5 or 6 for the main strip and 1 or 2 for the short strip (the handle holes make it a bit tricky to say exactly). It might be easiest to whip the door card off and count them.
Blink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd August 2019, 17:14   #13
suzublu
MCMLV
 
suzublu's Avatar
 
rover 75 1.8 vvc club se wedgwood blue

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Seaton Carew
Posts: 24,486
Thanks: 41
Thanked 5,757 Times in 3,907 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Blink View Post
If you mean Nos. 6 & 7 here it looks like they're held on by this clip but it doesn't say how many.

Looking at this pic I'd say there are 6 or 7 clips per door - 5 or 6 for the main strip and 1 or 2 for the short strip (the handle holes make it a bit tricky to say exactly). It might be easiest to whip the door card off and count them.
Easier to strip the paint off, they're chrome underneath The clips break easy & are expensive
suzublu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd August 2019, 18:37   #14
Blink
Gets stuck in
 
Blink's Avatar
 
Rover 75 Saloon

Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Mercia
Posts: 537
Thanks: 80
Thanked 66 Times in 61 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by suzublu View Post
.... The clips break easy & are expensive
No surprise there then.

Slightly cheaper here (e.g. £20.22 for 12 inc postage) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GENUINE-M...R/132977620214
Blink is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd August 2019, 19:21   #15
madeupname
Posted a thing or two
 
Rover 75 Connie Mk2 1.8 (Mo), 75 Connie SE 2.0 CDTi (Kim)

Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Sheffield
Posts: 1,357
Thanks: 730
Thanked 296 Times in 257 Posts
Default

I used the 3m kit on Mo's first headlights and it worked very well.
Since then they have been changed for a different pair and I got some slight fogging off with Tcut.
On Kims I have only used Tcut and they were pretty well fogged. They look great now.
So, first try Tcut, but if you're not happy with the result go for a 3m kit

Edited to add images.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 2017-04-21 08.45.28.jpg (126.1 KB, 5 views)
File Type: jpg 2019-08-22.jpg (130.9 KB, 5 views)
__________________
Mo was born Tuesday, 22nd June 2004 @ 08:32:41
This vehicle was the 99,307th 75 to run off the production line, out of 112,381
This vehicle was the 5,377th 75 1.8 Connoisseur to be made out of 6,033
This vehicle was the 783rd 75 in Firefrost Red (code: CEV) to be made out of 2,089 Firefrost Red 75s

Last edited by madeupname; 22nd August 2019 at 19:29..
madeupname is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd August 2019, 19:43   #16
Bob Williams
Loves to post
 
Rover 75 Tourer

Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Milton Keynes
Posts: 306
Thanks: 1
Thanked 25 Times in 22 Posts
Default

You don't say if you have a Rover or MG but if your existing strips are painted and it is a Rover you must have a Contemporary or Contemporary SE. All Mk 1 Rovers (but not MGs) had chrome strips so, although painted strips are chrome underneath, you would need to paint the chrome ones for your Mk 2 Rover.

One further point on headlights - I have had mine refurbed three times in my 13 years of ownership but I think the problem is stopping them going cloudy again. Mine are now ceramic coated but it has only been done a few months so I still don't know if that is the answer.
Bob Williams is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:51.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2006-2019, The Rover 75 & MG ZT Owners Club Ltd