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Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2022, 15:50
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By MSS
Surely you mean Rover Group was dumped on British...

Surely you mean Rover Group was dumped on British Aerospace by the government of the time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2022, 15:42
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By MSS
I hope you will not mind me saying so, but your...

I hope you will not mind me saying so, but your post highlights the problem. We as consumers also have to make the effort to build mutual trust and respect with our chosen garage.

I have been...
Forum: Social Forum 10th August 2022, 14:05
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By MSS
Having driven on some Surrey roads during the...

Having driven on some Surrey roads during the night last week, I suspect this is a case of the council being caring for their citizens so that drivers do not suffer unacceptable discomfort from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2022, 09:47
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By MSS
I know that's how it normally works, but DMGRS is...

I know that's how it normally works, but DMGRS is special as is the club membership. But I guess the garages do not get a sweet included with every order.

In any case, members can complain about...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2022, 21:05
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By MSS
If you are planning to do a flush and then...

If you are planning to do a flush and then replacement or more than one car, 5L of MTF94 from Smith & Allen for 29.99 delivered.

I buy some of my oils from Smith & Allen and they are well known...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2022, 20:27
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By MSS
As a true fan, I still wear mine! :cool:

As a true fan, I still wear mine! :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2022, 17:44
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By MSS
So, are you saying that members here do not get...

So, are you saying that members here do not get the best deals from you? :eek::D
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2022, 01:37
Replies: 331
Views: 16,478
Posted By MSS
I have been using DD for monthly payments for my...

I have been using DD for monthly payments for my electricity during the past 10-15 years with different companies and none of them have ever changed the debit amount without my authority. The process...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2022, 01:31
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By MSS
I am often confused - in fact life often seems...

I am often confused - in fact life often seems like a permanent state of confusion.

But, on this occasion, I was perfectly clear on what was meant in post #2. :D
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2022, 09:20
Replies: 331
Views: 16,478
Posted By MSS
The other side of the coin is that if someone...

The other side of the coin is that if someone refuses to pay their bill there are only two options which are just from the perspective of the suppliers and the customers who pay regularly and on time...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2022, 18:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By MSS
https://i.imgur.com/z8VZbkEl.jpg1 ...

https://i.imgur.com/z8VZbkEl.jpg1

https://i.imgur.com/HdDLUhtl.jpg


As is Steve's work. It's amazing what can be achieved with a biscuit tin or top of washing machine, pop rivets and some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2022, 16:01
Replies: 23
Views: 966
Posted By MSS
Absolutely not. The garage is supplying part to...

Absolutely not. The garage is supplying part to you and should provide a receipt listing those parts. How they obtain those parts is their business.

If you feel that you need to see proof of the...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2022, 11:04
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By MSS
Are you not confusing the opening post with WAGs?...

Are you not confusing the opening post with WAGs? :D
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 12:42
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By MSS
We also have a 1.8 VVT Astra Cabriolet. We get an...

We also have a 1.8 VVT Astra Cabriolet. We get an average MPG of about 35 MPG which is not bad. The Corsa averages at 45-47MPG.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2022, 11:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,680
Posted By MSS
You will get a few different answers from members...

You will get a few different answers from members based on their experience and approach to car. My approach is to take the view that I will keep the car long-term. This way even if I sell the car, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2022, 01:26
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By MSS
The 2-pin OEM alternator was a 120A Valeo...

The 2-pin OEM alternator was a 120A Valeo manufactured unit and had the MGR part number YLE000260. These days YLE000261 is the official MGR replacement which I believe is a Chinese manufactured unit....
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 01:10
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By MSS
For a small runaround I can recommend the Corsa....

For a small runaround I can recommend the Corsa. We have a 1.2 86bhp Sxi model and its a really nice, economical car. Also easy to park in smaller spaces.

When I come to replace the Omega estate I...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2022, 12:42
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By MSS
This also means that regardless of the retailer...

This also means that regardless of the retailer we use for our fuel purchase, it is Shell, BP ... that will make the majority of the profit from the current price of oil through the process of...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2022, 11:20
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By MSS
You are absolutely right. There are broadly...

You are absolutely right.

There are broadly three types of pensions

1. Private pension - where the individial builds up a personal pension pot with a financial firm who invest the money in...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2022, 17:40
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By MSS
As someone who holds shares in companies not...

As someone who holds shares in companies not doing so well, I would like the government to use taxpayer money to compensate me for my losses.

It should work both ways, surely? ;):}

Why do...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2022, 18:59
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By MSS
Wraymond - that is a rather sophisticated way of...

Wraymond - that is a rather sophisticated way of saying that you are a fan of British cheese and pork! ;):}

Despite being a peasant through and through, I also consider it important to demonstrate...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2022, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By MSS
Sophie doesn't faint, even when faced with the...

Sophie doesn't faint, even when faced with the defencer of Briish cheese! :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By MSS
The existing PCB, transponder chip and blade can...

The existing PCB, transponder chip and blade can all be transferred to a new case. Alternatively, as I have done, just transfer the electronics to the new case and keep the blade in the current case.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 11:52
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By MSS
From a personal perspective, if I ever started to...

From a personal perspective, if I ever started to consider the monetary value of a car I was intending to purchase as opposed to its utility or enjoyment value to myself from driving it, I would not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 17:38
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By MSS
The third pin was unused so the 2-pin can replace...

The third pin was unused so the 2-pin can replace the earlier 3-pin type.
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2022, 10:14
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By MSS
As a fellow rose admirer, I suggest looking...

As a fellow rose admirer, I suggest looking through Cants of Colchester's catalogue to select your rose. Their caatalogue is full of information including accurate photographs and one can actually...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2022, 09:28
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By MSS
ZT - black srround 75 - Grey surround

ZT - black srround

75 - Grey surround
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2022, 21:25
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By MSS
Tonight's debate

I've already decided - what an exquisite performance.

Sophie Rawworth is the clear winner. The other two are ok, but there's something about Sophie that puts me in a state of awe....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2022, 20:32
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By MSS
Ah, you mean that other upgrade! :D

Ah, you mean that other upgrade! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 09:21
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By MSS
Mike - I would say your car is testament to the...

Mike - I would say your car is testament to the view that it is cars covering low mileage which require the more frequent oil changes and perhaps ultimately an engine oil flush. The thought of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 19:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By MSS
How about something like these? ...

How about something like these?
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2022, 20:14
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
Let's hope the owner is not looking for them! ;):D

Let's hope the owner is not looking for them! ;):D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2022, 12:09
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
Hi Steve, I am still only 25! :D

Hi Steve,

I am still only 25! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2022, 11:12
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
Personally I would never go under a car - on axle...

Personally I would never go under a car - on axle stands or ramps - without a secondary support in case of failure. I always worry about weld failure etc.

One of my best car related purchases was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2022, 11:03
Replies: 31
Views: 1,607
Posted By MSS
:wot::wot::wot: The temperature...

:wot::wot::wot:


The temperature indicator fitted to the 75 serves its purpose - which is to indicate sustained temperatures under or over the 'normal operating' range.

A lot of modern cars...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 22:16
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By MSS
Is that because there's no political, sexual,...

Is that because there's no political, sexual, racial etc. etc. content unlike the many threads that are allowed to continue? ;):}

Personally, I would have closed the thread and banned a few...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 14:03
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By MSS
Isn't this the type that usually is so keen to...

Isn't this the type that usually is so keen to spread their political views and conspiracy theories in the 'social section'? ;) :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 11:13
Replies: 43
Views: 1,206
Posted By MSS
Time to watch Dune again...

....for the nth time to learn the ways of the Fremen.

Another year like the last few and my garden will be turning into desert - half the grass is already dead.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2022, 23:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,796
Posted By MSS
This really is all that matters. ...

This really is all that matters.

Enjoy!:cool:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2022, 09:14
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By MSS
Perhaps all modern cars should have a 1990s mode...

Perhaps all modern cars should have a 1990s mode whereby the rich features are switched-off/bypassed leaving the basic systems required for the engine to function.

My Omega is beautifully simple...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2022, 12:17
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By MSS
Here's a good animation of its orbit. ...

Here's a good animation of its orbit.

https://webb.nasa.gov/content/about/orbit.html
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2022, 09:27
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By MSS
I expect Microsoft Winodws will end up being a on...

I expect Microsoft Winodws will end up being a on a subscription service model in the future.

As for cars, as long as the the basic functionality and associated features keep working without a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2022, 17:51
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By MSS
Your best option will be to look at the sticker...

Your best option will be to look at the sticker on the body of the alternator on your car and buy the same or a compatible one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2022, 12:50
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By MSS
Haynes also do one on babies and another on dogs....

Haynes also do one on babies and another on dogs.

I think manuals on responsible parenting and responsible dog ownership are long overdue! ;):D
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2022, 10:51
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By MSS
I think you have to differentiate between verbal...

I think you have to differentiate between verbal abuse directed at an individual and general verbal disapproval at the state of affairs. In this case there is nothing to suggest that it was the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2022, 17:59
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By MSS
That was also my thought, especially given the...

That was also my thought, especially given the seller is a dealer in classic cars.

Putting on a new MOT should be done as a matter of course.
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 12:06
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By MSS
These days it's not the exchanges but the core...

These days it's not the exchanges but the core routers that carry the largest numbers of subscribers and traffic. I don't think most people could imagine the planning, due-diligence and...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By MSS
A lot of old BT exchanges were converted into...

A lot of old BT exchanges were converted into office space. Also, a lot of expensive office buildings have been sold off.

The Mayfair exchange being one example that has exchange equipment but...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2022, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By MSS
It's exactly the same with radiator valves. Those...

It's exactly the same with radiator valves. Those sold in stores for a couple of are just rubbish.

A traditional brass Belmont/pegler valve with two green o'rings is a pleasure to use!
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2022, 08:58
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By MSS
The problem will be if there's any issue with the...

The problem will be if there's any issue with the car - they may expect it to be shipped back to China for testing/inspection.

That's a lot of money and duration for say a TPMS fault. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 21:42
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By MSS
That was a just and proportionate response to...

That was a just and proportionate response to physical assault.

The education minister was responding to general verbal disapproval by people who are also known as voters!

But don't let us...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By MSS
Thumbs up A new standard for our teachers to live up to..........

This is how to set the standard for our young...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGiZM4dJkgM

Ably demonstrated by our new education minister!

:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2022, 16:23
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By MSS
I agree. Interestingly, in our perceived backward...

I agree. Interestingly, in our perceived backward country of India, as far back as 1965 bicycles were required to purchase and display an yearly metal token with a unique number in order to ride the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2022, 12:38
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By MSS
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 12:44
Replies: 331
Views: 16,478
Posted By MSS
I agree. The boiler will remain off - its most...

I agree. The boiler will remain off - its most economical state. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2022, 08:56
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By MSS
I did the same earlier this year. Will find the...

I did the same earlier this year. Will find the PDF and post later.
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 23:19
Replies: 331
Views: 16,478
Posted By MSS
For best economy you boiler's outlet and inlet...

For best economy you boiler's outlet and inlet temperatures should be the same. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 23:16
Replies: 11
Views: 932
Posted By MSS
Jaguar employ a lot of skilled British people in...

Jaguar employ a lot of skilled British people in design and manufacturing. It shows in the elegance and quality of their cars.
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 21:34
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Posted By MSS
No - the same as mens football! :D

No - the same as mens football! :D
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 21:33
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
He is even starting to look a bit like Trump!;)

He is even starting to look a bit like Trump!;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2022, 21:30
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By MSS
That is the case. I was told by a...

That is the case.



I was told by a respected steering rack refurbishing company that there are a lot of cheap Chinese parts sold on the bay as refurbished parts by generic importing outfits.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2022, 09:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,189
Posted By MSS
I wonder who that might have been? :D:D:D ...

I wonder who that might have been? :D:D:D


For specialist work - Kerridges in Needham Market as above.

For general maintenance and repairs on the 75/ZT , my local independent is very good and...
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2022, 19:28
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By MSS
If he stuck to the A406 and M11, there will be no...

If he stuck to the A406 and M11, there will be no ULEZ charge. ULEZ is inside the A406.
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd July 2022, 09:16
Replies: 240
Views: 19,569
Posted By MSS
I really wanted to get to East Kirby in memory of...

I really wanted to get to East Kirby in memory of Deb. It would also have been an opportunity to see what this 'friendship' thing that some of you people keep mentioning is all about.

As it...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 23:12
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2: As on...

:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:

As on every other matter under the sun, except cars it seems! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2022, 14:49
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By MSS
It doesn't, but I have three of them in our cars...

It doesn't, but I have three of them in our cars and it does the basisc very well, especially in terms of video quality.
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 13:11
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By MSS
Would you prefer politics Steve? :p:

Would you prefer politics Steve? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2022, 12:31
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By MSS
Is this the version for the Dubai naono meets?

Is this the version for the Dubai naono meets?
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 12:29
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By MSS
Is this the new self-filling beer cycle?

Is this the new self-filling beer cycle?
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 12:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,471
Posted By MSS
Recommended attire for when out for a leisurely...

Recommended attire for when out for a leisurely walk on pavement in town or public footpath in the countryside.


https://mlpforums.com/uploads/post_images/img-2321100-9-1379162003080.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:27
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By MSS
I know many people who have earned over 100k PA...

I know many people who have earned over 100k PA and worked extremely hard for it. Equally, I also know many professionals who earn between 15k and 35k and work at least as hard.

As for the sale...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:16
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By MSS
The technician's published pay is around 19k...

The technician's published pay is around 19k pro-rata for an official 35-37 hours per week (excluding lunch break etc.) So in reality a 40-hour week. But the pay is reduced pro-rata because of the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 09:57
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By MSS
Ian - I think your case is an exceptional one....

Ian - I think your case is an exceptional one. There will always be exceptional cases.

But surely, you cannot object to my thoughts on the increasing diparity between the earnings and wealth of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2022, 09:27
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By MSS
I have the Halfords grommets on the car and they...

I have the Halfords grommets on the car and they serve me fine.

Alternatively if you desire soemthing more like the original, these may be worth the money.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 19:25
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By MSS
It's and age thing - I believe most just learn to...

It's and age thing - I believe most just learn to live with it! ;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By MSS
I find Tesco's newly established stance of high...

I find Tesco's newly established stance of high prices and excess profits really quite commendable! ;):D
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By MSS
Did you mean to post this in the politics section...

Did you mean to post this in the politics section of the forum? :shrug::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 17:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By MSS
I would not buy a Nextbase 122 as the main...

I would not buy a Nextbase 122 as the main dashcam because quality is lacking, but not as lacking as the thousands of generic dashcams being sold.

A Nextbase 222 is excellent for the price. A...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By MSS
Yeh - I love a good attack on the rich. You just...

Yeh - I love a good attack on the rich. You just wait until the revolution comes! :D

Ian - you should reread my post - I said 'as rental properties are', meaning as rental properties are already...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 15:32
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By MSS
Second homes and holiday lets should be heavily...

Second homes and holiday lets should be heavily regulated, as rental properties are. And of course heavily taxed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 15:29
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By MSS
As above - the quality of a Nextbase 222 at 79...

As above - the quality of a Nextbase 222 at 79 is streets above the generic 25 - 50 dashcams.

If you may need to rely on dashcam footage it's worth having the confidence that the footage will...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 09:41
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
:iagree::iagree::iagree: Steve - it's a...

:iagree::iagree::iagree:


Steve - it's a shame you've unsubscribed from this therad. I was going to say something about cars as a distraction and just to annoy a few members.

Wot, you might...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 09:25
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
I'm surprised the OP has been banned. There are...

I'm surprised the OP has been banned. There are practicising political animals on here who dish out the same old politics at every opportunity and have been doing so for years. They would even try to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By MSS
I hear people use Vaseline for all sorts of...

I hear people use Vaseline for all sorts of unintended purposes. If it works for you and yours, who are we to question? :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By MSS
Oh no, now you've done gone and done it! :eek: ...

Oh no, now you've done gone and done it! :eek:

The members will now have to discuss endlessly that the car in question wasn't worth the money....;):o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 19:02
Replies: 12
Views: 945
Posted By MSS
Dielectric Grease in purpose made for the job....

Dielectric Grease in purpose made for the job. You could use vaseline but being petroleum jelly it may react with some materials.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 18:15
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
The problem with talk about stability is that...

The problem with talk about stability is that unless the people have the opportunity to determine whether they wish to stay or leave, the situation invariably ends up in the sort of stability we have...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 15:13
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By MSS
All of a sudden the idea of looking out of the...

All of a sudden the idea of looking out of the window watching the weeping willow leaves in the wind all day feels quite attractive! :}
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 14:18
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
There goes the idea of 4-5 year voting frequency...

There goes the idea of 4-5 year voting frequency for a government! ;):eek:

Trump would have liked that particular quote. :D
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 12:51
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
Obviously they could not come back in once out,...

Obviously they could not come back in once out, unless the UK was to invite them in and then Scotland could have a vote on rejoining. But currently, I don't see anything wrong with a ballot on...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 11:56
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
Why can the Scots not have a vote every 3-5...

Why can the Scots not have a vote every 3-5 years?

We do for other important matters?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2022, 11:16
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By MSS
In general the range of prices available on a...

In general the range of prices available on a 75/ZT will be determined more by post-code than anything else. Companies may also uplift their offered premiums because they already have significant...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 11:00
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
Or is foreign policy driven by whether member of...

Or is foreign policy driven by whether member of the EU or not?

I don't blieve it is quite as black and white as suggested!

A percentage of Scots want to take control of their destiny - a bit...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 09:53
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
This is not correct. They had no control over...

This is not correct. They had no control over whether Scotland remained in the EU or not - which is probably the most fundamental change of the past 10 years.
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2022, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By MSS
Oi, wash your mouth out. A Jaguar is the...

Oi, wash your mouth out.

A Jaguar is the thinking man's Bentley! ;)
And a Rover the frugal man's Jaguar!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By MSS
My advice

You should have sent the parts back for not meeting a reasonable expectation created by the proprietor through his past actions, the failure to live up to which leading to physical abuse by the wife...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By MSS
The shocks and springs are different for the CDT...

The shocks and springs are different for the CDT and 1.8K. I'm not aware of any reputable company selling one type for both cars.

You can check the parts numbers in Sachs or Monroe online...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 23:17
Replies: 29
Views: 2,074
Posted By MSS
2* cars with LV. Not cheap but very good cover...

2* cars with LV. Not cheap but very good cover and my experience of the company is excellent.

2* cars with SAGA. Good value, good cover.

1* car with More>Than. As LV.

Living in a low-risk...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 19:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By MSS
Different process streams and the cheque printing...

Different process streams and the cheque printing may even be handled by a different print factory for commercial reasons.

With orgaisational processes one of the design principles is to minimise...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 19:23
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By MSS
Nah...life would be boring if we couldn't have a...

Nah...life would be boring if we couldn't have a bit of fun.

In fact, I think you'd miss my comments! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 11:36
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By MSS
Chaps, your feedback comments towards Matt et al...

Chaps, your feedback comments towards Matt et al are a little muted.

When we give positive feedback on our favourite traders/suppliers, it's customary to highlight how lonely and miserable life...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 11:20
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By MSS
I'll just pop into the garage and confirm. :D

I'll just pop into the garage and confirm. :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 19:17
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
But then what would he and his supporter do with...

But then what would he and his supporter do with their time? I hope you are not expecting some interest in cars! :shrug: :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By MSS
If you choose the right song there's no need for...

If you choose the right song there's no need for apps - the 'burds' are instantly recognisable.

And for me, there's only one....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcm-tOGiva0

Well, actually,...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 16:41
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By MSS
Do you want the version that blames the EU,...

Do you want the version that blames the EU, Scotland, the Welsh, refugees, politicians.... or the ordinary version? :}

If the latter, see...
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By MSS
I was attempting to be funny by calling it...

I was attempting to be funny by calling it Aspiration because of the badges. Unsuccessfully, it seems! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 20:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By MSS
It's the Hyundai Aspiration coupe. :}

It's the Hyundai Aspiration coupe. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 18:42
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
These driver assistance packs are not limited to...

These driver assistance packs are not limited to EVs these days. They are also on many ICE cars.

Perhaps some modern cars have inbuilt failure features leading to accidents just like human drivers!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 09:06
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
Arguably all we humans are trying to achieve at...

Arguably all we humans are trying to achieve at the moment is finding alternative energy sources to maintain our lifestyles and behaviours. There is a possibility that this is no more than a case ...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 21:26
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By MSS
Congratultions, Simon. :}

Congratultions, Simon. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2022, 16:06
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
Does this not suggest that unless we take climate...

Does this not suggest that unless we take climate impacts of our ways seriously, most living things in places like Australia will die. There will be little water to drink due to the temperature...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 09:36
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
The problem with giving the UK population the...

The problem with giving the UK population the vote on Scottish independence would be to give the majority a controlling say and therefore the ability to override the wishes of the local community...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2022, 10:22
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By MSS
The Rover 25 1.4 is a powerful first car which...

The Rover 25 1.4 is a powerful first car which will not help with the insurance.

Our 1.2 86BHP Corsa always costs more to insure than the 75 CDT and my 2.5 V6 Omega Estate. The Omega is always the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 20:46
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
It is totally irrelevant because then more people...

It is totally irrelevant because then more people will need to buy new cars due to the non-availability of 2-10 year old cars!





Of all the people I know with EV's, none have gone out and...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By MSS
You are thinking of the DC10 door problems?

You are thinking of the DC10 door problems?
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 19:37
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
I think you are confusing replacing a car every...

I think you are confusing replacing a car every two years with a car being scrapped after two years!

How often a car gets replaced is irrelevant as long as someone else buys it and continues to...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By MSS
The problems only affect drivers of the wrong...

The problems only affect drivers of the wrong shape or size! :D
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 16:10
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
There is a choice - English voters, especially...

There is a choice - English voters, especially the Midlanders, can ask for a vote to take England out of the union. Of course, Scotland may ask for repayment of oil revenues and Wales payment for its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 10:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By MSS
A large percentage of the working population...

A large percentage of the working population still does wfh. It's also the case that Covid related absences are still prevalent, despite everyone thinking that it's all back to normal and not taking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 09:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By MSS
As above. Think of how much longer it takes...

As above.

Think of how much longer it takes to return an item in say M&S compared with paying for it.

Remember, the experts on here who give you various answers based on conspiracies are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 09:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By MSS
All this is perfectly reasonable once one...

All this is perfectly reasonable once one appreciates how large organisations work. Most people assume that there is a single person looking at their records and dealing with matters. This is usually...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2022, 23:04
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By MSS
Most insurers cover the screen with an excess of...

Most insurers cover the screen with an excess of 75 to 90 provided their recommended glass company is used. Also with most companies there is no impact on your NCD but this is worth checking with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2022, 11:35
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
I think you confuse socialism with poverty, Phil....

I think you confuse socialism with poverty, Phil. The two are not the same - as evidenced by there being very little of the former and unfortunately a lot of the latter. Perhaps you prefer poor...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2022, 17:38
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By MSS
This is what differentiates us Rover drivers from...

This is what differentiates us Rover drivers from the rest!

There's no flies on our Ronnie!

:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 17:32
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
I thought you treacherous lot had all defected...

I thought you treacherous lot had all defected over to the Tories! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2022, 13:30
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
Please try not to spoil our fun with facts based...

Please try not to spoil our fun with facts based on first-hand experience and knowledge. It just doesn't work like that.

Young born with three ears and one eye will be able to live happily, with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2022, 13:22
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By MSS
Did you ever think of relating that insight to...

Did you ever think of relating that insight to the smoke belching out of your lorry's exaust as you enjoyed the Yorkie bars? :}
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 12:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,101
Posted By MSS
You thought you had a house in Devon. It's been...

You thought you had a house in Devon. It's been confiscated by the D&C Social Justice Democratic Party for use by locals and the homeless. A far more just use of the house....
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,101
Posted By MSS
There's a monastry just outside Buckfastleigh....

There's a monastry just outside Buckfastleigh. The monks produce drinks from a potent old recipe!
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:14
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
Wigan has lots of space that is not in productive...

Wigan has lots of space that is not in productive use. I am sure member SAGA LOUT would welcome the warheads with open arms as I would, being a long way away from Wigan! :D
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:00
Replies: 193
Views: 8,840
Posted By MSS
The pertinent question would be how to fill the...

The pertinent question would be how to fill the additional reservoirs. :}



You, of Wigan, do realise I hope that many from the south of Watford will have the same view of the north of the M56!...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 00:10
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By MSS
I used to be all for gun control until I read...

I used to be all for gun control until I read some of the posts in this thread. Now I think I would feel safer owning a few guns.

Only joking chaps, let's keep it light.

I would love to own a...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 00:03
Replies: 46
Views: 1,605
Posted By MSS
But the reality outside europe is that many...

But the reality outside europe is that many countries do not have the infrastructure or the political governance to handle pandemics. The WHO with all its shortcomings works well for such countries...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
Thank you for asking, Phil. I enjoy driving them...

Thank you for asking, Phil. I enjoy driving them all, even the little Corsa.

If only one could stay and I had to choose, it would have to be the XF. The styling, build quality, refinement and...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 13:58
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
I think the XF will need filling up next week. ...

I think the XF will need filling up next week.

It always gets filled with V-Power. Not looking forward to it!

As we drive so little these days, I may just go for half a tankfull.
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 13:43
Replies: 41
Views: 2,101
Posted By MSS
From memory Andy, the lady had a posh horse box....

From memory Andy, the lady had a posh horse box. Does this mean you'll be changing your forum handle from trikey to horsey? :eek::D

Good luck to you both, a person like you deserves hapiness.
...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2022, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By MSS
Your outlook is behind the times...

Ronnie - I thought you were wiser than this. :duh::duh::duh:

How is it that you do not consider it your patriotic duty to be robbed with a smile?

If you were not regularly robbed, how will the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By MSS
Foodbanks now serve a huge demand for sanitary...

Foodbanks now serve a huge demand for sanitary producs alongside basic food essentials.

I agree, as one of the richest nations in the world, we should consider this a shameful state of affairs.
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 15:26
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By MSS
I agree but a special advisor on mesuration, with...

I agree but a special advisor on mesuration, with a proportionate rewards package, would be perfectly reasonable.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2022, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By MSS
I was sitting in the Mrs' car the other day with...

I was sitting in the Mrs' car the other day with a cup of tea listening to bird songs and pondering about life. Being a bit relaxed I spilt the tea in my lap and burnt my bits.

Just off to check...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2022, 20:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,594
Posted By MSS
If the battery has gone flat a number of times,...

If the battery has gone flat a number of times, the first thing I would do would be to put a new battery on the car before trying anything else. These days batteries should be considered disposable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2022, 23:39
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By MSS
Wife in the passenger seat? :getmecoat:

Wife in the passenger seat? :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 23:37
Replies: 73
Views: 2,367
Posted By MSS
I bet all the foreigners know because of the...

I bet all the foreigners know because of the questions in their 'Britishness' test as part of the citizenship applications. :}

COLVERT - I suspect you only know because you are practically a...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 21:01
Replies: 217
Views: 7,039
Posted By MSS
You forgot to mention good, honest, decent people...

You forgot to mention good, honest, decent people who would like to see some honesty and standards in public life, especially from the very top of the country's leadership.



I don't remember...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 8th June 2022, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,101
Posted By MSS
Hi Rav, I hope you are keeping well. I've...

Hi Rav,

I hope you are keeping well. I've noticed you have not posted much in recent months and assume married life is keeping you busy! :D

The only reversing camera I have experience of comes...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 00:44
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
There is another solution - sheep. They also...

There is another solution - sheep. They also taste good! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2022, 15:07
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By MSS
Stunning V8 for sale....

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/225017830800?hash=item34641b9d90:g:I1AAAOSwEbpinFoO
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 11:04
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By MSS
That's great, but this thread is not about you. I...

That's great, but this thread is not about you. I think post #2 answers the original point very well.

People should read the life story of Alan Turing, or atleast a summary of his life story, to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 21:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By MSS
So, the next purchase will be a Corsa 3-door with...

So, the next purchase will be a Corsa 3-door with wide wheels and stripes? :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 21:11
Replies: 131
Views: 5,938
Posted By MSS
That's more than my age! ;):D

That's more than my age! ;):D
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