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Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 7th August 2022, 00:08
Replies: 44
Views: 2,677
Posted By bl52krz
As Trebor and Artic say, not bad for a first...

As Trebor and Artic say, not bad for a first meeting at the new venue. Interesting to have a chat with Pim and his son, both avid Rover/MG enthusiasts. Hope they enjoy their trip to Roverfest Sunday....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th August 2022, 19:24
Replies: 44
Views: 2,677
Posted By bl52krz
For your sat nav. The post code is :- WV10 7DU.

For your sat nav. The post code is :- WV10 7DU.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2022, 14:34
Replies: 807
Views: 94,620
Posted By bl52krz
Looks like a good job done Dave.

Looks like a good job done Dave.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2022, 23:23
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. Thanks for suggestions. The passenger...

Hi Steve. Thanks for suggestions. The passenger front door started playing up, so thought it was prob the actuator. Tried to get it out but had to give up because of time.Locked ok after. Tried to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2022, 23:05
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By bl52krz
Front door won’t open

She knew she was going off the road, must have. Just a month the diesel has been on the road, she’s ok, but the V6 Connie has thrown a tantrum..... or two. Can not open the front passenger door, not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 15:48
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By bl52krz
Why don’t you put the ad in the for sale section....

Why don’t you put the ad in the for sale section. Dedicated read for people looking for what they want.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 10:34
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By bl52krz
And what an enjoyment that might be. Buy it,...

And what an enjoyment that might be. Buy it, drive it, enjoy it. All these people who ‘store’ these cars are only after the money they hope it will appreciate by. The classic and rare cars are up and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 10:13
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. Now that’s what is called ’a good un’....

Hi Jules. Now that’s what is called ’a good un’. Did not look that bad to start with, but that reflection in something else.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2022, 22:59
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. If you have never changed your belts, aux...

Hi Rob. If you have never changed your belts, aux and air con, I am surprised they are still there. The aircon belt wears more than the aux belt. I change mine every 5 years. Around 40,0000 miles ,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2022, 22:39
Replies: 10
Views: 640
Posted By bl52krz
I would not even consider looking any further...

I would not even consider looking any further than an engine bay if looking at a car to buy. Really well maintained this one looks......not.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 21:35
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
They are a couple of good lads.

They are a couple of good lads.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 20:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By bl52krz
I can/we probably have a look at his...

I can/we probably have a look at his establishment and some of his work, which would be very interesting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 10:10
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. The fan is not just triggered by...

Hi Simon. The fan is not just triggered by coolant temperature, I think you will find it is also triggered when you put the air con on also. It comes on to cool the air-con gas, so that it changes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 00:49
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
The old girl knew. I have taken the Connie SE V6...

The old girl knew. I have taken the Connie SE V6 off the road and put the diesel back on. So the day before it was taken off the road, both the nearside door would not open on the fob, and neither...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2022, 00:37
Replies: 18
Views: 989
Posted By bl52krz
You can further your safety by filling the gap...

You can further your safety by filling the gap below the where the wheel rest’s with wood. Simple to cut a piece(s) of wood to fit, and no chance of it collapsing while you are underneath the car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2022, 16:04
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By bl52krz
If you are on a journey, and you can see or worse...

If you are on a journey, and you can see or worse still, smell something, you can hit the recirc button to stop smoke or farmyard smells permeating the inside. You can also use it in the winter, for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2022, 15:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,382
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. If you do book with Tom to have the...

Hi Steve. If you do book with Tom to have the work done, I don’t mind taking you up for the work to be done, and bringing you back.A bit of a ‘repay’ for all you do for us lot at the Nano Meets.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2022, 15:44
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave. You will probably be lying on your back...

Hi Dave. You will probably be lying on your back underneath a certain Rover.Sods law it happens when you need it most. Good luck, although it’s cooled down a bit now. I have noticed how hard the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2022, 23:32
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Again it’s all according to the heat. What we are...

Again it’s all according to the heat. What we are experiencing at the moment, I put my a/c on before leaving the garage. Windows shut. I have noticed that the a/c seems to be running on top speed 3...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2022, 22:32
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
It is all according to how warm it is outside...

It is all according to how warm it is outside when you disengage the compressor. I knock mine off when travelling at above 40 mph, and leave it on econ until it gets warm again. Then put it back on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2022, 22:54
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By bl52krz
You say you are ‘losing coolant’. Where are you...

You say you are ‘losing coolant’. Where are you filling the header tank to? If you are filling it to the top, it will pump out the excess water when it gets warm, because the water level should be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2022, 00:06
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By bl52krz
So you should. You know she knows best. Well mine...

So you should. You know she knows best. Well mine keeps telling me she does.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2022, 12:12
Replies: 29
Views: 3,270
Posted By bl52krz
Bring back the stocks.Leave them in them for 48...

Bring back the stocks.Leave them in them for 48 hours, and relieve them of their (human rights). They don’t stick by their human rights, so why should society if they are scum bags.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2022, 23:57
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. Sorry to hear you are partaking of...

Hi Chris. Sorry to hear you are partaking of chemo. I am sure everyone wishes you all the best, and a speedy ceedy recovery.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th July 2022, 23:41
Replies: 44
Views: 2,677
Posted By bl52krz
It is nice to see interest in the new Nano...

It is nice to see interest in the new Nano meeting place is gaining ground. For those who have never been to a Nano Meet, the experts who do the work ( the Nano team), have vast experience of...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th July 2022, 23:22
Replies: 39
Views: 5,327
Posted By bl52krz
We will be there, and filling up with grub.

We will be there, and filling up with grub.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2022, 23:16
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to hear about ‘Tractor Ted’. I never met...

Sorry to hear about ‘Tractor Ted’. I never met him but offer my condolences to his family. Rest in peace.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2022, 19:01
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By bl52krz
Thats the price you pay for joining the hoi poli....

Thats the price you pay for joining the hoi poli. Just shows that owning a relatively small production vehicle can cost you more money.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2022, 15:57
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Took the diesel to BMTR at Perry Barr Birmingham,...

Took the diesel to BMTR at Perry Barr Birmingham, to have its first four wheel alignment in my time. It was wearing the outside edge of the rear tyres. Took around three quarters of an hour to have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2022, 17:10
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Happy to say, the diesel is now back on the road....

Happy to say, the diesel is now back on the road. I must say, that I think the diesel is a more comfortable car to drive, considering the V6 2.5 has done almost the same miles. Seems more ‘put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2022, 16:55
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By bl52krz
Hope you have a good journey, because it’s...

Hope you have a good journey, because it’s raining here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2022, 22:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you will be making the journey Bob. I was...

Glad you will be making the journey Bob. I was hoping to go but with everything going on with my wife, I could not make it. If you see Ched (Dave) there, ask him to give me a call please. He has my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 22:28
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By bl52krz
I have had a Nextbase camera in the front and...

I have had a Nextbase camera in the front and back of the diesel for around 5years or more . Had no problems except for having a new battery sent from Nextbase to fit in the 300 series, and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 22:00
Replies: 24
Views: 1,355
Posted By bl52krz
You have committed to many sins to go there....

You have committed to many sins to go there. Where you are going, you will be nice and warm.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2022, 12:07
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By bl52krz
Follow Artic’s Suggestion. Don’t let the garage...

Follow Artic’s Suggestion. Don’t let the garage mess about with it.Bigruss is your best option.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2022, 11:57
Replies: 12
Views: 827
Posted By bl52krz
If you definitely know the starter is turning,...

If you definitely know the starter is turning, then it could be the battery has not got enough charge to throw the starter gear on the end of the shaft to engage The flywheel. On the other hand, it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2022, 11:51
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By bl52krz
When you take the wheel off, you will see two...

When you take the wheel off, you will see two holes in the spring seat carrier. You will be able to see which bolt goes where, in which hole. They are self tapping. Never known anyone complain about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 19:58
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By bl52krz
MIJ Exhaust, Pleck Road. Had a stainless back...

MIJ Exhaust, Pleck Road. Had a stainless back exhaust box fitted to the V6 in March. £195 fitted.. Going to have one fitted to the diesel later this year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By bl52krz
Rob. Change the aircon belt at the same time. You...

Rob. Change the aircon belt at the same time. You will find that it is worse for wear than the auxiliary drive belt.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 19:29
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Two bits of good news today. Went with my wife to...

Two bits of good news today. Went with my wife to the Birmingham Eye Hospital for her check up this morning, after having four operations for glaucoma on her eyes this year. Excellent results all...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 27th June 2022, 16:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,677
Posted By bl52krz
Just like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Trebor and...

Just like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Trebor and the crew for all the time and effort that is put in to make our Nano Meets the success they are. Special thanks to Rob for putting himself in the hot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,135
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. It does have its own pump. It is driven from...

Yes. It does have its own pump. It is driven from the end of the camshaft I believe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 20:57
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By bl52krz
Has the spring broken?

Has the spring broken?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 20:55
Replies: 33
Views: 2,471
Posted By bl52krz
Might be the crankshaft sensor.

Might be the crankshaft sensor.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 19:06
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By bl52krz
We saw a similar problem about to happen at the...

We saw a similar problem about to happen at the last Nano Meet if you remember Steve.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 18:59
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By bl52krz
Get a piece of carpet and stick it to the...

Get a piece of carpet and stick it to the original.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 18:58
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By bl52krz
I hope you appreciate the fact that you are...

I hope you appreciate the fact that you are gaining from everyone running a diesel/petrol vehicle, for the cheap cost’s at the moment , for EV costs. No tax. Excellent, for the moment. But when it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 18:44
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. Mine goes away with my mechanic friend...

Yes. Mine goes away with my mechanic friend tomorrow, Sunday. Going in for pre mot check first Monday, then into an MOT. Hope everything is ok and it passes. Been off the road for two years, all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 21:18
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks for the bookmarking you did. I have saved...

Thanks for the bookmarking you did. I have saved it in Books on my iPad. Might come in handy, but hope never to have to use it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2022, 20:59
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Did you manage to get a spanner to fit the...

Did you manage to get a spanner to fit the injector on your dads car David?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2022, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Julio. We can not tell what you have found...

Hi Julio. We can not tell what you have found without pictures of the item really. I would imagine that whatever it is, is fitted near the centre console.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2022, 22:50
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. Nice to meet you Dougie. No doubt you...

Yes. Nice to meet you Dougie. No doubt you enjoyed the aircon on the way home.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 19:58
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Just drove it to the Nano meet today. Had a good...

Just drove it to the Nano meet today. Had a good chinwag with friends old and new. Good day well spent. We are hoping to get a new meet site soon, if Trebor gets it sorted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 19:50
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By bl52krz
Nothing miserable about me Barry, just passing...

Nothing miserable about me Barry, just passing comment how I see the world with all the cancel culture going on. Unbridled idiocy and little thought for anyone else but themselves. Air heads, call...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 19th June 2022, 18:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By bl52krz
Keep promising I will go to more meets around the...

Keep promising I will go to more meets around the country, but Midlands has a meet on the same day, today, so obviously went to our meet. Over 20 cars, so I think that the fact we have a good team...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th June 2022, 13:09
Replies: 45
Views: 3,467
Posted By bl52krz
Does anyone know if there is food available...

Does anyone know if there is food available tomorrow, like last time?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 15:25
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By bl52krz
The future looks really great from where I am...

The future looks really great from where I am sitting. At 82 coming up to 83, the future looks................ rubbish, to be polite. You can not say this, or that. You have got to have this and that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 14:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By bl52krz
I believe Jules has a band that he spends a lot...

I believe Jules has a band that he spends a lot of time with now. So just keep trying.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2022, 22:07
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By bl52krz
I had the oil seals on my 2.5V6 camshafts fitted...

I had the oil seals on my 2.5V6 camshafts fitted by Lates almost two years ago. No oil leaks so far. The end of the camshaft is slightly rusty, but not much.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2022, 18:41
Replies: 190
Views: 11,914
Posted By bl52krz
Wasting a bit more of our money again. I believe...

Wasting a bit more of our money again. I believe that in the future, perhaps 100 years time, people will know what a load of t#@s%&@s my and the younger generation were. Sheep come to mind.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2022, 20:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By bl52krz
The DMGRS ‘new’ ones are stamped DMGRS. So there...

The DMGRS ‘new’ ones are stamped DMGRS. So there can be no doubt about the veracity of the item. They spent a lot of money upfront to get these made for us Rover/MG owners.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 22:51
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By bl52krz
Although I am not a religious person, I am...

Although I am not a religious person, I am reminded of a quote someone made to me that comes from the Bible. ‘ in my house there are many rooms’. It reminds me of various stages of mans addiction to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 22:45
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By bl52krz
If any scrapings off the bores is fetched off...

If any scrapings off the bores is fetched off into the sump, the magnet will more than likely pick it up so you can worry about the state of your engine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By bl52krz
They do not turn on until the temperature drops...

They do not turn on until the temperature drops to 5deg.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 18:07
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By bl52krz
Explanation of ‘Genuine ‘= Made by the company...

Explanation of ‘Genuine ‘= Made by the company that made and supplied the part to Rover/MG. Made by anyone else is not ‘Genuine ‘. As Macafee2 states, pattern parts are a copy of the original. What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2022, 10:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By bl52krz
In a word yes.

In a word yes.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 12th June 2022, 09:58
Replies: 39
Views: 5,327
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. What I should have said was, is anyone...

Sorry. What I should have said was, is anyone going to the meeting on the 14th of June. Not the ambiguous term I used. Are you going Steve? See you on the 19th at the Nano.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 12:33
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
We are goingto have to put a safe in the boot...

We are goingto have to put a safe in the boot soon if you pay cash for your fuel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 12:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By bl52krz
It has had a silicon intercooler pipe fitted by...

It has had a silicon intercooler pipe fitted by the looks of it, so has it been owned by a Rover 75 member? Also he does tell lies. He answers the question, ‘is it modified’, and says ‘NO’. And then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2022, 12:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By bl52krz
I started to post Xpart do upper arms, but then...

I started to post Xpart do upper arms, but then thought about it and decided to have a look. I would not buy them. The picture tells a story on their site. They look like the arms that were made in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2022, 11:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By bl52krz
My only bodge was on my Vauxhall shovit. On the...

My only bodge was on my Vauxhall shovit. On the way with my friend in his Allegro, Aahhh the memories, going to Rhyl for the day with the kids, and noticed when stopped at traffic lights, steam...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2022, 10:45
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By bl52krz
Lynn is from the well known Rover/MG dealer in...

Lynn is from the well known Rover/MG dealer in Newton Abbot. Always reliable and supplies some hard to get parts when available. And reliable descriptions to.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 9th June 2022, 22:46
Replies: 45
Views: 3,467
Posted By bl52krz
Seems to be working ok at the moment for me?

Seems to be working ok at the moment for me?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 9th June 2022, 22:30
Replies: 39
Views: 5,327
Posted By bl52krz
Is anyone going to this evening meeting?

Is anyone going to this evening meeting?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2022, 22:56
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By bl52krz
Before the RAC/AA arrive, get a quote for a new...

Before the RAC/AA arrive, get a quote for a new battery from online dealer, and save the quote. When the RAC/AA tells you the price of the battery, don’t collapse, tell him you have got a price and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2022, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By bl52krz
Try Adrad in your browser. £205. The pipe that...

Try Adrad in your browser. £205. The pipe that comes out the top of the condenser is welded in now. No o-rings needed. Much cheaper than Rimmer Bros.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2022, 13:52
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By bl52krz
I replaced the condenser on the 2.5 v6 two years...

I replaced the condenser on the 2.5 v6 two years ago. I will be puttingthediesel on the road in June, after two years on sorn. I will be inspecting everything to see what needs doing before then. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2022, 12:54
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By bl52krz
Well done on another pass. Nice feeling when you...

Well done on another pass. Nice feeling when you get the nod Scott.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2022, 22:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By bl52krz
Once again, we have a postthat has turned into a...

Once again, we have a postthat has turned into a quasi political rant. Try posting in the social section if you want to talk politics please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2022, 21:41
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By bl52krz
Try Gorilla Glue. But don’t get it on your hands....

Try Gorilla Glue. But don’t get it on your hands. I warm it up in a cup of warm water first. It makes it easier to spread. You don’t need to use much either.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2022, 22:43
Replies: 24
Views: 1,898
Posted By bl52krz
Top Specification. Errr no. Every extra. Err no....

Top Specification. Errr no. Every extra. Err no. Has the advertiser seen the car itself?? Doesn’t seem like it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2022, 23:52
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
You know what they say Dave:- you live and learn....

You know what they say Dave:- you live and learn. Problem is, it is sometimes expensive.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2022, 21:16
Replies: 14
Views: 864
Posted By bl52krz
Possible cam sensor. Remove it and put it in the...

Possible cam sensor. Remove it and put it in the freezer for an hour, and refit. If it starts it’s the cam sensor. Good luck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2022, 21:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,547
Posted By bl52krz
Air con off. Turn ignition on and just press the...

Air con off. Turn ignition on and just press the demist button.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2022, 23:06
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By bl52krz
Well done. I bought my Rover 75 V6 2003 for...

Well done. I bought my Rover 75 V6 2003 for £250.00 after my son was offered zilch for it in part ex for a four circles lump. I spent just over £1,300 on it before I put it on the road. Nothing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 22:37
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. Put in the search facility above top...

Hi Rob. Put in the search facility above top right :- fitting electric seats .
You get quite a lot of suggestions.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2022, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By bl52krz
Your post reminded me of a similar incident a...

Your post reminded me of a similar incident a couple of years ago at Good hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield. Got back to the diesel in the car park and could not believe my eyes. Parked next to mine...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 21:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. It was Marie Antoinette.

Sorry. It was Marie Antoinette.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2022, 16:32
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By bl52krz
I think you will find that the TV signal used to...

I think you will find that the TV signal used to be analog. It is now digital. Don’t know if that helps you?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:07
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By bl52krz
It is a wonder no one parked by the side of it,...

It is a wonder no one parked by the side of it, all there on its own. That is what normally happens If i park on my own, miles from any other car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:01
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By bl52krz
I fitted Pagid rear disc’s to the diesel. They...

I fitted Pagid rear disc’s to the diesel. They were coated. That was around four years ago. Still not gone rusty, and they have been stood still in the garage for almost two years. Even the face that...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 15:51
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By bl52krz
The problem with the English, is that they do not...

The problem with the English, is that they do not know how to complain. A lot of them think you have to act like a gorilla, and go round thumping their chest or anyone else’s chest, or other regions....
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 20:28
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By bl52krz
Your last paragraph.Flawed? I lived through the...

Your last paragraph.Flawed? I lived through the last war. The thrifty fifties. The raving 60s. The mundane 70s and so forth.Started work 1955 as an apprentice .Apart from two instances of long...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2022, 20:00
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By bl52krz
Many hands make light work.

Many hands make light work.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 23:24
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By bl52krz
The reason you can not post pictures is because...

The reason you can not post pictures is because you are a member only, not a subscribed member. It is only £10 to be a fully paid up member. This gives you many. extra’s on the club site. You don’t...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th May 2022, 23:06
Replies: 39
Views: 5,327
Posted By bl52krz
See you there.

See you there.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th May 2022, 23:04
Replies: 45
Views: 3,467
Posted By bl52krz
I will definitely be at one of those dates. Not...

I will definitely be at one of those dates. Not sure which one yet. Thanks Rob for managing to get us a couple of dates.
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 21:56
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By bl52krz
I am saving all the cardboard boxes I can. Do...

I am saving all the cardboard boxes I can. Do people know what for?
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 22:14
Replies: 39
Views: 1,883
Posted By bl52krz
If you wish to fritter your money away, then I...

If you wish to fritter your money away, then I don’t see why I And you should give them any more to pay what they should have paid to start with. As Queen Victoria said ‘Let them eat cake. 🥶🤥🥴
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2022, 22:09
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry Bob, But you seem to be attracting bad luck...

Sorry Bob, But you seem to be attracting bad luck lately. You have not run over a black cat have you? Hope the problem is sorted soon.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 16:11
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By bl52krz
Not necessary, but advisable. The problem is the...

Not necessary, but advisable. The problem is the new track rod ends, the screw thread may not start in the same place as the old ones. Therefore counting the turns as you unscrew them, does not mean...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 15:10
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By bl52krz
Are you sure it is a flange head bolt Steve?

Are you sure it is a flange head bolt Steve?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 15:05
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By bl52krz
Thank you all. They are for the-rear Simon. And...

Thank you all. They are for the-rear Simon. And thanks for the link Steve. I hope you have got everything going now Chris after the niggling things going wrong..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 21:01
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By bl52krz
Antiroll bar

Just a size question. Does anyone have the size of the antiroll bar bolts that secure the two brackets to the D rubber to the chassis please. Changing both sides, and don’t want to end up with any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 20:50
Replies: 76
Views: 8,784
Posted By bl52krz
Mine is blue enamelled, and heavy. They don’t...

Mine is blue enamelled, and heavy. They don’t make them like that now. Everything is lightweight. ( ThrowawaySociety). It has got two fuses. One is DC, the other is 5amp.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 14:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By bl52krz
The Webasto heater does not come on until 5...

The Webasto heater does not come on until 5 degrees, not 10 degrees .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 13:56
Replies: 76
Views: 8,784
Posted By bl52krz
Still using my Davenset 3amp charger. It is now...

Still using my Davenset 3amp charger. It is now over 60 years old. Always works. Had a Aldi clever one but did not want to work after about 4 years. Don’t make um like that anymore. Please don’t tell...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 21:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,309
Posted By bl52krz
Mine on the 2.5 is green also.

Mine on the 2.5 is green also.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 22:34
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By bl52krz
Service par excellence.

Service par excellence.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 22:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By bl52krz
Garage does not seem to know that it is an...

Garage does not seem to know that it is an Automatic not a Manual. Oh dear.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 19:21
Replies: 22
Views: 1,544
Posted By bl52krz
Come off it. Err come off what? I have never been...

Come off it. Err come off what? I have never been on it. When will it all end. I don’t know when it started. Started what?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 18:55
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Just spray it on, and then gently spread with a...

Just spray it on, and then gently spread with a soft duster, and then polish off . When I sent for mine ,it had two blue soft dusters with it. You can use it again without polishing the car, after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:46
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Washed, Autoglymed and ceramic polymered the...

Washed, Autoglymed and ceramic polymered the V6.The ceramic polymer from Bilt-Hamber is fantastic. Even after polishing with Autoglym, the shine and slip of the finished job gives you a nice feeling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:24
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By bl52krz
Number plate £130.00? A gold one I presume?

Number plate £130.00? A gold one I presume?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 23:17
Replies: 24
Views: 2,294
Posted By bl52krz
Go on Bob. Just think you could have had your...

Go on Bob. Just think you could have had your dream car? A Rover 75?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 20:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,294
Posted By bl52krz
With the purchase price and maintenance, the V6...

With the purchase price and maintenance, the V6 has cost me almost £1,500. Over two years of use. Absolutely disgusting. To think I could have bought an electric car and joined the thinkers of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 21:05
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
If I remember, you can use the obd to see the...

If I remember, you can use the obd to see the instantaneous fuel consumption as you drive along.So all these posts can be put to bed if you check it out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2022, 18:52
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
All this gobbledegook about ‘block changing’ ,...

All this gobbledegook about ‘block changing’ , proves what we older drivers know. That if you are not in the right gear, at the right time, you are not ‘in charge’ of your vehicle. I was taught by an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By bl52krz
Have you tried to see if the rear silencer lifts...

Have you tried to see if the rear silencer lifts up and down at the rear of the silencer? Stripped threads on the bracket that the rubber fits to.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 20:11
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By bl52krz
On the diesel I I get around 20/21 thousand miles...

On the diesel I I get around 20/21 thousand miles from a set of Goodyear Efficientgrip.195/65/15. Just seeing how many I can get out of a set of Goodyear tyres on the 2.5 V6.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 17:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,542
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. The flushing oil process. I have never...

Hi Simon. The flushing oil process. I have never been one for using anything in an engine apart from engine oil. When you use the flushing process, have you given any thought about how much is still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 14:12
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
Stephen. I presume you got out of the cab and...

Stephen. I presume you got out of the cab and took control over the reversing driver of the goods vehicle?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 22:32
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
I think that the main problem today, and tomorrow...

I think that the main problem today, and tomorrow is that there is no pride or forethought in a lot of drivers on the road today. Could not care less. Get out of my way I am bigger than you. The last...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 16:34
Replies: 53
Views: 7,299
Posted By bl52krz
As far as I can see, there are people who are...

As far as I can see, there are people who are genuinely concerned about something, and there are those who just wish to make a comment. Sometimes it appears that their comments are antagonistic, done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 20:54
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By bl52krz
You say it runs around 88-91 degrees.You then say...

You say it runs around 88-91 degrees.You then say that the temp gauge that you fitted to the top hose says somewhere between 100-105 degrees. Does your radiator fan come on at that temp? Try Andy’s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:40
Replies: 55
Views: 7,525
Posted By bl52krz
You have to be a member of the paranormal group...

You have to be a member of the paranormal group in the club to find that out. :D:duh::bowdown::shrug:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:34
Replies: 53
Views: 7,299
Posted By bl52krz
Probably a facebook warrior or a twitter ****

Probably a facebook warrior or a twitter ****
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 20:18
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By bl52krz
Which car are you going in to powder coasters? I...

Which car are you going in to powder coasters? I believe it is within the pollution area. £8 a day if your car does not qualify.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 21:09
Replies: 42
Views: 2,955
Posted By bl52krz
Idiots. My son works at Kingsbury oil terminal,...

Idiots. My son works at Kingsbury oil terminal, and he said he had been told that they arrived in a transit van. Talk about hypocrites. They are really under any other name anarchist’s. They managed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 21:02
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By bl52krz
Moving to be by Trikey then.?

Moving to be by Trikey then.?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 20:56
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
How did that pass the last mot? Looks like a no...

How did that pass the last mot? Looks like a no brakes soon joby. And, why was the rope there? Obviously driven by someone who never checks their vehicle. I bet you don’t let him drive it away when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 14:05
Replies: 38
Views: 2,722
Posted By bl52krz
The usual connection under the seat. More or less...

The usual connection under the seat. More or less guaranteed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 14:16
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
[COLOR="Blue"Been to MJI Exhaust at Walsall....

[COLOR="Blue"Been to MJI Exhaust at Walsall. Arrived at 10.45am. I explained that I thought it needed another support bracket halfway along tha main pipe, as the pipe was only suspended from near...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 10th April 2022, 23:34
Replies: 39
Views: 5,327
Posted By bl52krz
Looking forward to Tuesday night at the Spread...

Looking forward to Tuesday night at the Spread Eagle.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2022, 23:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By bl52krz
Have you thought of polluted diesel from a petrol...

Have you thought of polluted diesel from a petrol retailer?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2022, 22:07
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
They make any exhaust on site. You can choose...

They make any exhaust on site. You can choose what end caps on the silencer. They have a good reputation. Rick-Sta has had a couple of them off MIJ Exhaust, Walsall. Was going to have one fitted from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By bl52krz
Just one thing to remember, the ‘smoke’ coming...

Just one thing to remember, the ‘smoke’ coming out of the webasto is fumes of diesel............ very combustible. Don’t let it happen by a bonfire or open flame, or you will be kissing your car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 22:10
Replies: 42
Views: 2,955
Posted By bl52krz
The only ‘rights’ they have are to ‘protest’,...

The only ‘rights’ they have are to ‘protest’, full stop. They do not have the right to cause disruption, or trespass onto property, which includes vehicles. They also do not have the right to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 22:01
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
£195.00 Fitted.

£195.00 Fitted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 21:57
Replies: 139
Views: 9,022
Posted By bl52krz
Nice to see you get back safe and sound. You will...

Nice to see you get back safe and sound. You will look back in years to come and think what you did for your fellow man. Good on yer Andy.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 17:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,409
Posted By bl52krz
Have you checked properly for a split hose...

Have you checked properly for a split hose between the EGR and the air cooler by the radiator? Have you got oily residue on the nearside of the engine compartment below the light? You may have an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 16:11
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Took the V6 for a ride to Walsall, to MJI exhaust...

Took the V6 for a ride to Walsall, to MJI exhaust to get a price on a rear box, stainless steel. Going in Monday to be fitted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 01:11
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
Hi again Stephen. Sorry you feel that I am...

Hi again Stephen. Sorry you feel that I am running down all people who teach people to drive. Just facts as they are observed by myself. I will not be drawn into how good I am at anything, just to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 00:36
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
I can only speak from my own experience Stephen....

I can only speak from my own experience Stephen. We get ‘learners ‘ being taught to drive outside our house. They use the grove opposite to reverse into .Where my computer is, upstairs, I used to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2022, 23:52
Replies: 13
Views: 889
Posted By bl52krz
It appears that there is no oat antifreeze in the...

It appears that there is no oat antifreeze in the water. I would think that probably the oil is the residue from not flushing the radiator out after the head gasket was replaced. I would give it a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2022, 23:32
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
Its the pigging pigeons here. Usually wash and...

Its the pigging pigeons here. Usually wash and wax it, then go in for a drink and......... come out to see it’s been targeted by flying shyte machines.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2022, 20:50
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,520,436
Posted By bl52krz
:D I always thought that rain is normal after...

:D
I always thought that rain is normal after washing and polishing your car. It is for me, like you.:D:shrug::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2022, 21:40
Replies: 139
Views: 9,022
Posted By bl52krz
Andy, you and all the rest of the Van-aid crew ,...

Andy, you and all the rest of the Van-aid crew , have done a fantastic job for humanity. We are blessed with so many things in this country of ours, I know we all have a moan about something or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2022, 20:47
Replies: 76
Views: 3,967
Posted By bl52krz
The reason engine braking is frowned upon is...

The reason engine braking is frowned upon is because the latest drivers? Can not change down a gear, and certainly can not double de clutch. Reason I was told was because it takes your concentration...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2022, 15:59
Replies: 139
Views: 9,022
Posted By bl52krz
Not to far from our friends in Bydgoszcz. You are...

Not to far from our friends in Bydgoszcz. You are just south of Szczecin.Used be loads of Russians there, and loads of trouble,but I bet they are not there now. I wonder why?
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