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Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 22:19
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By clf
yes I thought that too, but three months later I...

yes I thought that too, but three months later I still hadnt found the break. Had the screws that had welded themselves to their nuts on the bumper removed, and whilst fixing the fan, removed the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 20:20
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By clf
did you remove the headlamp units to check the...

did you remove the headlamp units to check the wiring below them?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 15:19
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By clf
There is another 'thing' that I do when I get new...

There is another 'thing' that I do when I get new tyres, or am removing a wheel. After cleaning the bolt on removal, smear a thin layer of copper grease onto the shoulder of the bolt and with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 01:21
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By clf
When it came to tightening up, I was impressed by...

When it came to tightening up, I was impressed by Kerr's. Not just my car each time it was in, but when I watched them do other cars, they initially did the wheel bolts up with a lightweight electric...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 18:41
Replies: 15
Views: 295
Posted By clf
The damaged wiring pictured above was actually...

The damaged wiring pictured above was actually hidden below the headlamp, only being apparent when the lamp unit was removed.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 14:36
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By clf
I have had tyres from that company I told you...

I have had tyres from that company I told you about (kerrs) , I forget what they were called, but lost grip in the wet quite easily. But didn't wear. I swapped them front to rear after 18 months and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:39
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By clf
check for leaks in the pipework. My blew...

check for leaks in the pipework. My blew catastrophically one evening on my way home from work. The pipes are known to rub against components under the bonnet. Mine rubbed against the AC compressor...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By clf
I cant comment on halogens on a 75/zt, but the...

I cant comment on halogens on a 75/zt, but the xenons are far superior than the halogen projectors that were in my previous Passat.

If yours arent good (and are not cloudy), check that they are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 10:53
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By clf
I dont know about that, it matches the wings lol ...

I dont know about that, it matches the wings lol

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 01:33
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By clf
PAH! the first speed bump you would go over you...

PAH! the first speed bump you would go over you would knock that lamp off the shelf! :p: I had quality body coloured duct tape, wouldnt take much to blend it in.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By clf
You have to open and close the door to spill you...

You have to open and close the door to spill you drink all over your leg with that one. At least with the factory one, you only need to change gear :p:

Still reckon one of THESE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 13:40
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By clf
Problem sorted. :)...

Problem sorted. :) https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200121/737527e7201ffe9724c702e31fe22c9e.jpg

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Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2020, 13:55
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By clf
I normally do it myself too. However I have had a...

I normally do it myself too. However I have had a few that my ex sorted via a travel agent. Thankfully she did, on the second trip we had together. Arriving at the complex (golf resort), the keys...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 23:36
Replies: 37
Views: 1,264
Posted By clf
......... your understanding of this phrase...

......... your understanding of this phrase explains a lot.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 20:54
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By clf
THESE...

THESE (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/For-Nextbase-Hard-Wire-Kit-Car-Camera-Dash-Cam-112-212-312-402G-412-512-512G-UK/183394256576?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649) are the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 20:50
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By clf
The reason I was asking, particularly about the...

The reason I was asking, particularly about the reflection of the UV, is some years ago I can recall reading about a lens that had various coatings on it. Not referring to any UV coming from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2020, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By clf
My thoughts on modifications or originality (for...

My thoughts on modifications or originality (for shows) is if they are period mods or possible dealer fit options, then go for it. That includes the whip aerial, slated rear window shade and wolf...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By clf
Use a decent power supply. I had to remove a...

Use a decent power supply. I had to remove a couple of cheap ones when I first did it. Have since been using (for various friends and family) ones labelled as next base 202 212 302 from ebay, around...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 16:48
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By clf
Would the effect driving through rain, dust smoke...

Would the effect driving through rain, dust smoke even air cause more immediate issues with abrasion or breakdown of the clear coat?

Perhaps also the uv reflecting of the surface of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 23:04
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By clf
You do realise this is the 21st century? ...

You do realise this is the 21st century?

there are various apps available, and if you are stuck in the 2000's, you also have websites ;)

Android APPS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 17:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By clf
£4000 over 5 years for a car you love. Sell it...

£4000 over 5 years for a car you love. Sell it now and buy what you believe to be a reliable new car (even if it is 100% reliable), for £4000. In 5 years time, you may need to spend £1000 for planned...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 13:51
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By clf
Occasionally I will get emails like this, albeit...

Occasionally I will get emails like this, albeit with better diction, where I have to use either my payroll number or ni number. But the next stage is to create a password. It is still not secure,...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By clf
It does state it is a test. The subsequent...

It does state it is a test. The subsequent information/payslip/website may be a different system, or may require a different password.

I thought the OP was about the lack of information and poor...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2020, 23:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By clf
For me, doing it or not doing it, is not in...

For me, doing it or not doing it, is not in question. Advising not to do it as it is either a money maker for the manufacturer, or mine has covered 70 million miles and is 30 years old, so therefore...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2020, 19:39
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By clf
Erm what? This is a rather disturbing analogy....

Erm what? This is a rather disturbing analogy. Leaving aside the irrelevance (because the faulty Boeing components had specific but miscalculated parameters or variables misunderstood) and lives...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2020, 18:32
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By clf
what I suspect would be if the car was driven...

what I suspect would be if the car was driven hard, ie the amount of torque called upon would have a bearing on its wear. If the revs were to be counted, it wouldnt take account of its use.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 20:59
Replies: 65
Views: 2,921
Posted By clf
Would a g clamp or vise grips squeeze them out. ...

Would a g clamp or vise grips squeeze them out. One face of the clamp on the prong with the other on the opposite on the rubber, then tighten?

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2020, 20:48
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By clf
I may be barking up the wrong tree, but could be...

I may be barking up the wrong tree, but could be relevant. When you mentioned the 15 miles it reminded me of my first 'discovery' of this 'safety feature'.

When you say it went cold, did all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2020, 12:28
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By clf
You miss the point Simon. Are you willing to...

You miss the point Simon. Are you willing to underwrite everyone's engine based on your 'proof'? (Your proof proves nothing, only that you believe your belts to be serviceable - which to be honest is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2020, 12:01
Replies: 41
Views: 1,835
Posted By clf
Simon, please show your proof. How many samples...

Simon, please show your proof. How many samples did you test? How the control was monitored etc. What you used to determine the current characteristics of the material in each group of belts tested...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 01:05
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By clf
another scam targeting smart phones, ..if you get...

another scam targeting smart phones, ..if you get a link called 'free porn' don't opin it. It is a virus wich deactivates your spelcheck and mcuks up you writing. I received it but luckily don't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 00:51
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By clf
just a thought, but if you had your wife call the...

just a thought, but if you had your wife call the RAC, they may have arrived earlier ;).

Also, if the car was only 2 miles form the village garage, could you have let it cool (to more or less...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2020, 00:42
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By clf
.............................. it is not as...

.............................. it is not as though Gates (and other manufacturers) dont have vested interest in replacement ......................... :duh:

.............................. in my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2020, 10:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,170
Posted By clf
They are only on two corners. Front and rear. Not...

They are only on two corners. Front and rear. Not sure if lhd is different, on rhd they are on the right.

A visual inspection of both the cable, connectors, fitting at the pad and also the pads...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 21:08
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By clf
the unburnt fuel over the landscape onto the...

the unburnt fuel over the landscape onto the landscape below will be more of a worry.

In all seriousness, I would be willing to bet these attacks by Iran are nothing more than sabre rattling to...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 21:02
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By clf
Dont do it! I did this, and had £500 taken from...

Dont do it! I did this, and had £500 taken from my account, and mysteriously about a week later I got a delivery of strange blue pills and strange tubular devices with a rubber pump attached, which...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th January 2020, 13:42
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By clf
For the crimp tool, have a look at homebase. I am...

For the crimp tool, have a look at homebase. I am nearly sure they had some crimp tools for network use quite cheap but looked fairly robust.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 00:15
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By clf
spray bottle with water, and spray the pulley...

spray bottle with water, and spray the pulley whilst it is running. If it quietens down, and then gets noisy again, the pulley is on the way out.

VIDEO...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2020, 23:55
Replies: 11,580
Views: 804,096
Posted By clf
....... and it turned out to be a blown fuse...

....... and it turned out to be a blown fuse after all? lol :eek::p:
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By clf
you mean 29th September 2020? ;) It isnt a...

you mean 29th September 2020? ;)

It isnt a big deal in reality for most, though could still cause issues. When I date anything in work, it normally is 09/09/2020, and it is apparently for the...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 18:10
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By clf
I consider myself quite pessimistic, although...

I consider myself quite pessimistic, although maybe an optimistic pessimist lol.

Eg your post about the bright nights the other day. I would feel the same. But I cheered myself up by looking at...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 18:03
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By clf
But let's face it, it wasnt a tongue in cheek...

But let's face it, it wasnt a tongue in cheek comment. It was a negative comment unrelated to the post.

Which incidentally related to mbevs post, creates part of the problem he fears.

When...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 16:19
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By clf
Something I was told at a health and safety...

Something I was told at a health and safety training course I had to attend, which actually made sense. There is no such thing as common sense, but rather learned 'sense'. How did you know not to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2020, 01:39
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By clf
The problem is, there has not been a road tax for...

The problem is, there has not been a road tax for nearly 100 years. It is essentially a tax on vehicle ownership. So if any road usage tax comes in, it will be in the form of an additional tax.

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2019, 22:09
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By clf
Hi Roger, I imagine you are relatively familiar...

Hi Roger, I imagine you are relatively familiar or aware of my commute route, which is Carrick to the Odyssey at the Titanic Quarter. By the time I get to Rush Park/M5 my car is at 78-80 degrees ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2019, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By clf
use the indicator ;) A friend of mine has this in...

use the indicator ;) A friend of mine has this in an Astra, nice enough car, but it is dull in every way, it looks the same as a Megane, and the interior looks as though it is trying to be an Audi....
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2019, 14:05
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By clf
re the title, there have been plenty of 75s and...

re the title, there have been plenty of 75s and zts in film (some surprising ones too!)

Rover 75 (all varieties) HERE (https://www.imcdb.org/vehicles.php?make=rover&model=75)

MG ZT HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 20:50
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By clf
Not having experience of this in any shape or...

Not having experience of this in any shape or form, but if the fog light wiring is damaged, as in the photograph, could there be a damaged wire (not necessarily on the chassis leg) shorting somewhere...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 14:01
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By clf
totally agree with this. These are TOAF...

totally agree with this.

These are TOAF injector readings the morning after I serviced the car. Filled a new fuel filter with Forte Diesel Treatment (eBay LINK...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 01:39
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By clf
the front fogs never occurred to me, and whilst I...

the front fogs never occurred to me, and whilst I never had the engine cut out, but could there be an issue with the wiring over the chassis legs that could cause this? Like the image below, which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 19:09
Replies: 43
Views: 3,586
Posted By clf
82 is an acceptable value for most, when the...

82 is an acceptable value for most, when the original opens at 88. I wanted a higher figure also, so fitted a Wahler one 3 or 4 years ago. Still showing as opening at 88 degrees. Wahler produce a 92...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 19:02
Replies: 43
Views: 3,586
Posted By clf
I have experimented with blocking upper and lower...

I have experimented with blocking upper and lower grills. Covering the grills completely with tape, total blocking. It didnt work lol. It allowed the car to heat up a little quicker (5 miles instead...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By clf
Sorry stu for jumping in on this, they all have...

Sorry stu for jumping in on this, they all have vented in the front, I assume you mean vented/solid rears?

My way of checking at a glance if the front brakes are the 180/190/260 is to look at the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 14:18
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By clf
dont forget the front carriers. They are...

dont forget the front carriers. They are seemingly exclusive to the 190 and V8 and not available new. The calipers are shared with some BMWs though and are readily available new.

see the guide at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 01:13
Replies: 43
Views: 3,586
Posted By clf
I am guessing you are using the ATC set to...

I am guessing you are using the ATC set to 'auto'. When set to 'auto' the driver's side upper vents will begin to cool (guessing by mixing outside air to the warm) once the interior temp has reached...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2019, 00:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By clf
(associated post removed in this reply by myself...

(associated post removed in this reply by myself - clicking on the arrow will take you to it)

This is quite possibly the nastiest and most bitter post I have read on this forum.

My reading of...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 20:07
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By clf
why NE India though, when Hong Kong could do with...

why NE India though, when Hong Kong could do with support? :p:

Right wing or not (I dont believe they are, just their support base has been ignorantly or perhaps cleverly manipulated - think about...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 18:02
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By clf
We havent, we always were, it simply depended on...

We havent, we always were, it simply depended on your own viewpoint, paranoia (ie your interpretation) and the particular leanings of the source you read or hear it from.



just make sure you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By clf
Episode 28...

Episode 28 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKtQEFoexFk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR22jgi1i5w4It8NdsDYc-4ZymEfeXvCc2q_IILvqFr5sFFeZ_1FIXL0xCw&ab_channel=BadObsessionMotorsport) Happy Christmas! lol
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2019, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By clf
when you pull the cap, is the engine/coolant hot?...

when you pull the cap, is the engine/coolant hot? I would expect pressure if it was, which would suggest that the pressure is escaping somewhere (cap or overflow pipe?), which would also give you the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2019, 16:13
Replies: 11,580
Views: 804,096
Posted By clf
I hope you got some cup holders lol it could help...

I hope you got some cup holders lol it could help to offset some of your costs ;)

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Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2019, 14:41
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By clf
Ok, why does it smell fake? Timely for what? ...

Ok, why does it smell fake? Timely for what?

The link was to the story via sky news.

I believe the practice could well be true, whether the story reported on, was concocted to generate...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2019, 13:04
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By clf
It is THIS...

It is THIS (https://news.sky.com/story/tesco-halts-roll-out-of-charity-christmas-cards-after-girl-6-finds-note-from-chinese-inmates-11892913) story, you are referring to? Why is it fake?
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2019, 12:10
Replies: 16
Views: 546
Posted By clf
The alleged author of the note is a supposed to...

The alleged author of the note is a supposed to be a foreign (to china) prisoner, who was imprisoned with the british journalist. I am not saying it is false or true, but if you (being able to write...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 20:18
Replies: 11,580
Views: 804,096
Posted By clf
So that is what a healthy fry looks like :p:,...

So that is what a healthy fry looks like :p:, wont be bothering the NHS with that one.

This is our healthy option (note the tomato, 1 slice potato bread and half a soda ;) )
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 14:10
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By clf
in the last days and weeks of production, I have...

in the last days and weeks of production, I have read that the cars (all models) were being built with whatever the company had to build them with. Which for a company in the throes of liquidation...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2019, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By clf
look at the pollen filter. If it has had water in...

look at the pollen filter. If it has had water in it, there may be a tide mark on it. NOTE: this is just to check, I am not saying that this IS what you (or your car lol) has experienced. With your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2019, 14:05
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By clf
ah. It looks like someone has blocked the warning...

ah. It looks like someone has blocked the warning light, which should be in yellow near the oil or engine light you see at the start up.

The speedometer set needs to be opened to check on this. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2019, 13:36
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By clf
when you say it comes on after you start, do you...

when you say it comes on after you start, do you mean it comes on with other lights like the red oil one too? This is normal and part of the self test.

If it stays on, then you would need to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2019, 22:12
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By clf
found the previous post HERE...

found the previous post HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=104108). Whilst it mentions cold weather, I imagine there could still be issues due to blockages.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2019, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By clf
I had this issue. The disconnecting of the...

I had this issue. The disconnecting of the battery is resetting the system, which allows it to work only once, my alarm did not sound, but then at the time it was n/s. It was a 7.5a fuse (brown). I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2019, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By clf
I was thinking the same thing. If it is...

I was thinking the same thing.

If it is related to kickdown and gear changes, perhaps selecting sport/snow mode, the latter likely being more suitable, or even selecting one of the other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2019, 11:14
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By clf
It is. Apparently the first thing my father did...

It is. Apparently the first thing my father did to his. But he had got it when serving his time (as a spark). And only a couple of years ago he stopped using it due to the bearing getting noisy.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2019, 16:51
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
If not for sale, you could leave contact info for...

If not for sale, you could leave contact info for first refusal, should it come up in the near future.

Even if not for sale, it may have issues that you may be able assist or advise with....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2019, 14:55
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By clf
an alternative idea, borne from the above. I am...

an alternative idea, borne from the above. I am sure a sign making company could do one easily and cheap, on a clear cling type vinyl, as a laser effect.

The vinyl would keep it clean too....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 18:49
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By clf
I have front springs, not new but I kept them...

I have front springs, not new but I kept them 'just in case', arms, servicing kit, rear light units, brake pads, front fog lamps, window glass excl front and rear screens. Bits and pieces that come...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 18:27
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By clf
+1 for this. Rustins used to do a clear...

+1 for this.

Rustins used to do a clear lacquer used for external door furniture. Was quite hard wearing, and brushed on, dried smooth. But if you were to go with a lacquer, it would have to be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 16:50
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By clf
I wouldnt go for the MAF, as it could...

I wouldnt go for the MAF, as it could theoretically break down whilst on the shelf, whilst you wait a few years for the one in the car to break down. This would mean you would not have a warranty if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2019, 13:37
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By clf
I recall reading something similar to this on the...

I recall reading something similar to this on the forum.a few years ago. I cannot recall the solution, but I believe there could have been a couple of causes. Try a forum search for it

Sent from...
Forum: Photography Corner 11th December 2019, 21:31
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By clf
I cannot say, but would wager if it suits your...

I cannot say, but would wager if it suits your image, then yes. If it doesnt then no. What I would say, is to learn the program, and what it can do for you. Presets (at least the ones that I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2019, 16:38
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By clf
bargain! £19.99 item 11...

bargain! £19.99 item 11 (http://argosbookofdreams.co.uk/1985-86.html#page=199) ;)

(cant help but notice the Norbar torque wrench too! lol
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2019, 12:45
Replies: 39
Views: 2,042
Posted By clf
If I had to do it again, i do not think i would...

If I had to do it again, i do not think i would replace the subframe, but i would consider dropping the subframe. It adds about an hour to the total job, two maybe (I was lucky as all my bolts freed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2019, 00:18
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By clf
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/36mm-Metric-Low-Profile...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/36mm-Metric-Low-Profile-Oil-Filter-Socket-Wrench-to-Remove-Canister-Housing-/223534948961?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10

I think it is 36mm? But this is what I use...
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2019, 16:44
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By clf
Dont assume.it is your internet. Try accessing...

Dont assume.it is your internet. Try accessing other sites, or my favourite is to go to google, and search for something g random. Something you are unlikely to search for to eliminate a cached page...
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 23:38
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By clf
try THIS...

try THIS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=useBeKA6Bx4&ab_channel=AngelaHastyWilson) one, even with the NRA t shirt on!

or even the OTHER...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2019, 15:01
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By clf
Episode 27...

Episode 27 (https://www.youtube.com/user/badobsessionmsport/videos) due up tonight if you are a patreon, tomorrow if not, with 28 due around christmas.
Forum: Photography Corner 7th December 2019, 00:52
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By clf
I love Lightroom, particularly for batch...

I love Lightroom, particularly for batch processing. One thing to look for and master is the clone/heal function. I havent tried any above version 5 (they were introduced in 3 I think). Clicking on...
Forum: Humour Corner 7th December 2019, 00:36
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By clf
In NI we have two seasons. For 360 days a year we...

In NI we have two seasons. For 360 days a year we have cool and wet, and then 5 days we have cool and wet with outbreaks of sunshine.

EDIT: I forgot about the Tuesday in January, when we get 1/4''...
Forum: Social Forum 6th December 2019, 21:03
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By clf
plus skinny tyres on basic circuits (no fancy...

plus skinny tyres on basic circuits (no fancy specially developed surfaces) with no barriers etc.

You cannot compare any of them, except with their peers of the day. Hamilton is great, like...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th December 2019, 17:27
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By clf
Funnily enough I've got this exact issue, raising...

Funnily enough I've got this exact issue, raising its head about a fortnight ago. I am hoping not to have to swap and join plugs, there is also a butchery of a towing relay on it too, so it could...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 16:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,113
Posted By clf
Stop and think logically and calmly. Go to...

Stop and think logically and calmly.

Go to a scrap yard and get two headlights regardless of type and fit them (or speak with one of the traders on here, Mickeyboy would be my first stop). Send a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 22:25
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By clf
You will know your car and how the needle should...

You will know your car and how the needle should operate normally. Has it used enough fuel for it to move yet? I am assuming the airbag replacement had no effect on the electronics. I would suggest...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2019, 16:44
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By clf
Think it is slam. As in grand slam, of pole win...

Think it is slam. As in grand slam, of pole win and fastest lap, although in this instance it may include leading all.laps.too?

I Think the more challenging grand slam (for a driver) would be the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 23:10
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
My familiarity with the diesel is not clouding my...

My familiarity with the diesel is not clouding my judgement. My comments are based on experience of a controlling the heat in a few petrol engines in the past that were leaking coolant...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 17:00
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
Posts 25 and 33 (or 34) are more relevant. ...

Posts 25 and 33 (or 34) are more relevant.

Post 25 mentions the temp at 83-84 degrees and stable, with no load and idling that would be as normal as one could expect surely, particularly if fresh...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 15:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By clf
I use a blanking grommet with a hole pushed...

I use a blanking grommet with a hole pushed through. It helps to absorb vibration and reduce tearing

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2019, 15:01
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By clf
Spread orange and lemon peels around. There...

Spread orange and lemon peels around.

There is a blue gel product available from.pet stores and DIY stores for this. It was successful for us about 25 years ago, but is probably diluted due to...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 2nd December 2019, 14:58
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By clf
Yep, he was probably pushing hard too :p: ...

Yep, he was probably pushing hard too :p:

Good luck with the car colin, I know you have been looking for a Lhd for a few years now.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 14:09
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
That is a momentary reference with no background....

That is a momentary reference with no background. Any remote diagnosis based on that is foolish.

There is no data to base a diagnosis on! After a further 5 miles at 70 miles per hour I would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 12:42
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
Limited to your own vehicle. I only mention...

Limited to your own vehicle.

I only mention my own being a diesel before you suggest it being a factor. I ha e owned petrol vehicles and different diesels over the years, but the laws of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 12:04
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
Simon, you have come to these conclusions without...

Simon, you have come to these conclusions without full data. Whilst my car is a diesel, the principle will still apply. I can drive my car for 10 miles continuously and the temperature will not...
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2019, 14:32
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By clf
Keep an open mind on this, as it could simply be...

Keep an open mind on this, as it could simply be a case of human input error. eg 25.0 litres against 250 :shrug: The fact that they let them race, suggests that it is an explainable error, that will...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st December 2019, 13:57
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By clf
I cannot remember whether I used gloss or satin....

I cannot remember whether I used gloss or satin. It has a flattish finish, and I likely would have went for the satin as the shelf would have had a matt finish. But being poundland, I wouldnt expect...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 21:38
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
Before dismissing or condemning anything, when...

Before dismissing or condemning anything, when talking about temps, load and distance travelled has a lot to do with things too.

When I leave my house for work, I will travel 5 miles to the 5...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 14:23
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
I was discussing coolant temps, but the op...

I was discussing coolant temps, but the op mentions driving with it in econ(not to mention checking the fan not operating in econ mode - which you alluded to without clarifying the fan only runs when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 10:46
Replies: 67
Views: 3,347
Posted By clf
Fan does not operate in econ mode. Allow...

Fan does not operate in econ mode.

Allow for the ambient temperature when referring monitoring the coolant temp. as Kaiser says above. I doubted him a few years ago, but he was correct (and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2019, 23:26
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By clf
the carpet looks like a reddy brown colour to me,...

the carpet looks like a reddy brown colour to me, look at the difference between the B post pillar trim and the carpet at THIS (https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/v7cAAOSwCB1d3rfg/s-l1600.jpg) image.
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By clf
Never heard the comparison of Eric and ernie,...

Never heard the comparison of Eric and ernie, have always thought of them.more as bert and ernie though.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2019, 21:03
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By clf
yes! :p: My father had one, gave him...

yes!

:p:

My father had one, gave him no bother. Although once sold, it turned up in Scotland (from NI), and promptly failed its first MOT! It was a Motobility car, so maintained 'correctly'....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2019, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By clf
You can verify wiring as being ok, by swapping a...

You can verify wiring as being ok, by swapping a clicking (working) sensor with a silent one. If it clicks in the new.location then wiring is likely good.

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Forum: Items Wanted 26th November 2019, 20:53
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By clf
An option whilst you wait for the hen to drop a...

An option whilst you wait for the hen to drop a tooth or two is, 4 tins of poundland auto spray black (use the term auto spray with several pounds of salt lol) on a smokestone shelf gives a pretty...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 14:20
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
I am not sure how you mean. The way I read what...

I am not sure how you mean. The way I read what you say is, the person who entered at the 9 o'clock, is expected to give priority to someone who enters after them, because they are coming from the...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:58
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
I dont know what that is lol. But the way I...

I dont know what that is lol.

But the way I look at it is. If 4 people arrive at the same time, and all stop. They can all go at once without hindrance. If a car has left the exit to my right I...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 02:29
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
HERE (https://youtu.be/bWs4SFvGVyY?t=192) is a...

HERE (https://youtu.be/bWs4SFvGVyY?t=192) is a special driver. It is drivers such as these that need to have their licences removed.

I should add, I make mistakes, and am definitely not perfect,...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 01:54
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
Well to me it seems obvious. Priority (my bad...

Well to me it seems obvious. Priority (my bad though, I use the term right of way) to the right, whilst watching the left and giving priority to those already on the roundabout. That is all well and...
Forum: Humour Corner 21st November 2019, 14:15
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By clf
Evidence of gentrification in the Newcastle area

https://newsthump.com/2015/11/20/newcastle-child-in-stable-condition-after-asking-to-put-heating-on/

A house in Newcastle with central heating. I bet there will be indoor plumbing too!

Sent...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 11:16
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
That clears it up, as I was reading a defence of...

That clears it up, as I was reading a defence of the biker. Rule 185 is clear. But it used to be clearer from.my memory. Give way to the right and to those already on the roundabout.

None of the...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 01:37
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
Taking from HERE...

Taking from HERE (https://www.highwaycodeuk.co.uk/roundabouts.html)

185
When reaching the roundabout you should

give priority to traffic approaching from your right, unless directed otherwise...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2019, 00:17
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By clf
Parts 11 and 12 HERE...

Parts 11 and 12 HERE (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001789)

An alternative a member documented somewhere on the forum, was to use two plastic U shaped trims bonded together. The type you see...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2019, 21:04
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
It is neither. The Bini was was very hasty...

It is neither.

The Bini was was very hasty at the roundabout, however it was the biker who did it all wrong, revs loudly as it reaches the slowed Bini, which has had to slow because the Ka didnt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By clf
The guys who are doing project binky, seem to be...

The guys who are doing project binky, seem to be planning an svr as their next project. They gave it a brief mention in a video a few months back.

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Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2019, 00:02
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
HERE...

HERE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiFQWoIjbRA) is a classic example, paused it at 8.43. This is what I call the triple whammy, a self righteous biker, not giving way then blaming the person...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 20:53
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By clf
I watch quite a few of them, and have seen a...

I watch quite a few of them, and have seen a trend coming forth where a lot of cam drivers quite clearly are in the wrong. Racing through a mini roundabout believing they are in the right, even...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2019, 20:39
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By clf
ok me duck ;)

ok me duck ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 23:24
Replies: 39
Views: 1,992
Posted By clf
Bob, have you tried paint on masking...

Bob, have you tried paint on masking (https://www.google.com/search?q=paint+on+masking&rlz=1C1CHBD_en-GBGB829GB830&oq=paint+on+masking&aqs=chrome..69i57&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8)? I have read it is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 23:22
Replies: 39
Views: 1,992
Posted By clf
no lol, the RAC truck was posted in jest 'Rovers,...

no lol, the RAC truck was posted in jest 'Rovers, they always break down' etc
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2019, 22:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,992
Posted By clf
to complete the diorama ...

to complete the diorama

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/QB8AAOSwlLVcWEn5/s-l1600.jpg
...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By clf
Really, no thanks are needed. It is what this...

Really, no thanks are needed. It is what this club, and what I believe a community should (and could really) do for each other (the club does do this already when it can).

It may still not be...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2019, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By clf
I like you (it seems) like to repair what I have...

I like you (it seems) like to repair what I have if possible, or if I like it, preferably with a piece from my 'it may come in handy boxes'. I always 'go in' with the notion, that if I break it, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 00:00
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By clf
It is just coming into t-shirt weather after all...

It is just coming into t-shirt weather after all :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 23:57
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By clf
no. The engine in the car concerned is 10 years...

no. The engine in the car concerned is 10 years younger than ours for a start. The design, and location is different (longitudinal as opposed to transverse - may or may not be a factor).

Article...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 21:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,050
Posted By clf
which is why garages, especially dealerships have...

which is why garages, especially dealerships have trained 'technicians' now, rather than trained 'mechanics'.


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100Nm is also the same...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 21:13
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By clf
6th place for hamilton. Feel for Albon. Shame, it...

6th place for hamilton. Feel for Albon. Shame, it would have made for an interesting if ironic podium. I cannot wait to watch this now.
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 17:52
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By clf
seemingly is it not just the 2.0, but the TSi...

seemingly is it not just the 2.0, but the TSi engine range. The Guardian had a story last year on it (HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 15:15
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By clf
I cannot answer on how difficult/easy the task...

I cannot answer on how difficult/easy the task is, although I cannot see it being difficult, just time consuming. However the last comment. Any half way involved job will cost more than most of our...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 15:01
Replies: 32
Views: 2,207
Posted By clf
ah I didnt notice the V8 forum. The fact there is...

ah I didnt notice the V8 forum. The fact there is a click, i would still suggest the starter being at fault somehow, at least initially. Are all cables secure and clean making contact? Tap the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 14:58
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By clf
no, just need to plug it in (if the wiring is...

no, just need to plug it in (if the wiring is there) including the switch. Press the switch and it should work.

Mine didnt work all of the time, I replaced the motor, as this can fail (magnet...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 14:49
Replies: 32
Views: 2,207
Posted By clf
Repair kit ...

Repair kit (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251755645921?ssPageName=STRK:MESINDXX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1436.l2649)
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 14:44
Replies: 32
Views: 2,207
Posted By clf
One click I have found was the battery (normally...

One click I have found was the battery (normally - but not always with flashing headlights). Click click was the starter solenoid.

When it first happened, it would be intermittent and then would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 14:10
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By clf
The first one is correct. Undo the left one at...

The first one is correct. Undo the left one at the ARB and rotate it around the other way.

I think both will 'work' but one side would be slightly 'tighter' than the other but will wear out...
Forum: Humour Corner 16th November 2019, 01:42
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By clf
Then there was also this ...

Then there was also this

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191116/68509e60864e4f0d447e722f029dc8c1.jpg

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Forum: Humour Corner 16th November 2019, 01:39
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By clf
Car for Sale descriptions

Some descriptions just stand out, some are silly, and wishful thinking. Then there are some that just put you off, like this ad (my favourite part of it below) where there is a clio, with shoddily...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 16:57
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By clf
Look for a.pearl colour Sent from my...

Look for a.pearl colour

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Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By clf
I am.in agreement with you about a mustang being...

I am.in agreement with you about a mustang being a 'stang. But sadly today's generation want clean eco.this and that so it has to move with times. The name.will sell it.... look at the mini, and even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 14:24
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By clf
If you have an android double.din it could be...

If you have an android double.din it could be done lol

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 12:00
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By clf
I dont know who he is, but check the other car he...

I dont know who he is, but check the other car he has for sale, then check the mot history of it (keep in mind the mileage change since mot and the advisories then look at the price again)

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 11:55
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By clf
The alternative is to get a spare dash set, get a...

The alternative is to get a spare dash set, get a close match and paint the lot

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 17:58
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By clf
Have you looked at the Hyundai metallic dark...

Have you looked at the Hyundai metallic dark grey? My nieces car reminds of the rhodium.colour?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 16:18
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By clf
Do you mean rhodium as in the shiny dark grey...

Do you mean rhodium as in the shiny dark grey dash panels?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 13:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
It is quite a common issue (or rather it was)....

It is quite a common issue (or rather it was). Try searching for sinking pedal syndrome, if I recall. I believe someone posted a method of bleeding that eliminated the problem (may have been russ -...
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