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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 20:16
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By COLVERT
Yep. As the above posts . Clutch slip.----;)

Yep. As the above posts . Clutch slip.----;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 23:41
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By COLVERT
If you pressure wash your car it's very easy to...

If you pressure wash your car it's very easy to lose those plugs and not even see them go.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 20:48
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
Yep.---See post 3.-----;)

Yep.---See post 3.-----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2019, 16:50
Replies: 7
Views: 300
Posted By COLVERT
Don't kill it yet.--Marinabrian might have the...

Don't kill it yet.--Marinabrian might have the solution to that kind of problem.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2019, 16:41
Replies: 15
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
That partially seized back brake must have freed...

That partially seized back brake must have freed itself.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2019, 21:04
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
Didn't PHOTOBUCKET go back to its original form...

Didn't PHOTOBUCKET go back to its original form not too long ago and all the images can now be obtained for free again ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2019, 22:28
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
It really was in NEW condition. Used a steel rod...

It really was in NEW condition. Used a steel rod through the middle to test it.

It had the letter T on the side plus the inner nylon sleeve for the larger of the two bolts. Again as new.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 22:17
Replies: 44
Views: 1,517
Posted By COLVERT
BRG. British racing green, metallic. As...

BRG. British racing green, metallic.

As Brian says, the darker colours with the chrome trim look magnificent when properly cleaned and polished.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2019, 22:03
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
Well I decided to have a go at fitting that new...

Well I decided to have a go at fitting that new tie bar today as the weather was very good. It has to be because it's not a lot of fun crawling around under you car when you are 82 like I am.
Came...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 22:50
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
The engine tie arrived today. Looks substantial...

The engine tie arrived today. Looks substantial but I guess only time will tell.

What state was yours when you got it off the car ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2019, 20:50
Replies: 8
Views: 232
Posted By COLVERT
His forum name is the give-away.---:D

His forum name is the give-away.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 23:48
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By COLVERT
Each year there are more regulations. The number...

Each year there are more regulations. The number plate rivets is new. DIY now not legal.--:mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 13:24
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By COLVERT
Could be because you are in another persons...

Could be because you are in another persons country and you have to comply with their laws to be there. I don't think you can go about making up your own laws just to suit yourself.

Otherwise why...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 13:14
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By COLVERT
Oui monsieur. Had new plates fitted a few...

Oui monsieur.

Had new plates fitted a few months ago because of a number change.

ALSO---you are not allowed to rivet the plates in position yourself. It HAS to be done by an authorised...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th August 2019, 13:04
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By COLVERT
If you've run the engine but can't, at the moment...

If you've run the engine but can't, at the moment , see a leak then perhaps running it a big longer will help you locate it. It must be very small and the dip stick might just be showing that oil is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2019, 22:03
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By COLVERT
Be aware if you come to France ALL number plates...

Be aware if you come to France ALL number plates have, by law, to be riveted on.----:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2019, 21:55
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By COLVERT
From what you say your key cutting machine cost...

From what you say your key cutting machine cost you nothing.

( You didn't go out at night and sort of borrow it did you ??? )-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2019, 21:49
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By COLVERT
Yikes-----As you say under your forum name----You...

Yikes-----As you say under your forum name----You really should get out more.---:laughing2:------------:target::target::target:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2019, 15:02
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By COLVERT
Often those screenwash pumps get clogged up with...

Often those screenwash pumps get clogged up with old screen wash liquid.

Fairly easy to un-plug and clean out though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2019, 21:17
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
I've just ordered one of these so thank you again...

I've just ordered one of these so thank you again for the lead.------:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2019, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By COLVERT
2011 Honda CB1000R . 0-60 mph 3.0 | Quarter...

2011 Honda CB1000R .
0-60 mph 3.0 | Quarter mile 10.7


That's mine.


As for Mr MacAfee's post. I nearly always have trouble understanding them.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2019, 20:35
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By COLVERT
You would only need the extra holes if your air...

You would only need the extra holes if your air box was working at its limit and the engine at maximum revs.

If you notice improvements at low revs your standard air box has a restriction.--(...
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2019, 23:10
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By COLVERT
[QUOTE=trikey;2751729]I beg to differ... ...

[QUOTE=trikey;2751729]I beg to differ...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190801/7e6c4bfbde6487ec022ce6d108be3398.jpg[/QUOT
He actually said less than 2 seconds.


There is a WORLD of...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2019, 23:54
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By COLVERT
ONLY dragsters. No street going bikes cos...

ONLY dragsters.

No street going bikes cos you can't get that sort of power onto the road.
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2019, 22:48
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By COLVERT
Do you really mean less than 2 seconds 0 to 60 ...

Do you really mean less than 2 seconds 0 to 60 ????
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2019, 22:08
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
Yes it could be difficult however they can be...

Yes it could be difficult however they can be opened out in order to be threaded round a pipe and put in such a position that a screwdriver or socket can be used to tighten them.

I have, in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2019, 22:03
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
Sometimes those clips have been fitted, maybe...

Sometimes those clips have been fitted, maybe with the engine out, or at such awkward angles that it's impossible to fit the pliers on them.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2019, 21:50
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By COLVERT
You can buy those telescopic sticks with a...

You can buy those telescopic sticks with a powerful magnet on the just about anywhere nowadays. ( I've got three. Lol. ) Thought everybody would have one. Essential bit of kit.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 18:48
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Your post actually said the vacuum would increase...

Your post actually said the vacuum would increase with the air-con putting an additional load on the engine.

I meant that an increase in speed would also put an additional load on the engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 18:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By COLVERT
Dorset Bob. Snap-----:D:D:D Great...

Dorset Bob.

Snap-----:D:D:D

Great minds think alike.------:wot:------:laughing2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 18:10
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By COLVERT
Simon. The fan does not come on with the R75...

Simon. The fan does not come on with the R75 because of a fault in the cooling system either.

T-cut explained why it could come on in his post. Heat-soak.

Have another read of his post....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2019, 17:52
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
Difficult to use without the right tools. Fast...

Difficult to use without the right tools. Fast fitting at the factory though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By COLVERT
Do you get the picture of the cream tea you...

Do you get the picture of the cream tea you mentioned in your post ?--:shrug:

It comes up on my screen.---Looks delicious too.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 17:46
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Wouldn't you get a larger vacuum by simply...

Wouldn't you get a larger vacuum by simply driving faster ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 21:54
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By COLVERT
Looked like this then ??? Does make your...

Looked like this then ???

Does make your mouth water.---:D

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=68754&d=1501102093
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 11:19
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting thread.--:D I have bought all...

Interesting thread.--:D

I have bought all my cars at auction for the last 35 years.
Not had dud one yet.---Some would say YOU'RE (YOU@RE) LUCKY.

No, not luck.---judgement.---:p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 11:06
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
These are the best to use if possible. They even...

These are the best to use if possible. They even self tighten over time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 11:01
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By COLVERT
Problem solved ????---:shrug:

Problem solved ????---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2019, 10:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By COLVERT
I believe this to be a sound design idea and not...

I believe this to be a sound design idea and not just with the R75.

I have a HONDA 1,000cc motorbike that during this hot weather, does this fan running on after the ignition is switched off. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2019, 09:40
Replies: 290
Views: 39,884
Posted By COLVERT
To save reading through the many posts on here...

To save reading through the many posts on here could you tell me, please ,where you got your tie-bar from as I think my one is starting to fail ??

Thanks in advance.---:}---( Diesel. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By COLVERT
So should your first answer, Simon, say YES it's...

So should your first answer, Simon, say YES it's possible.--( Heat soak condition. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 21:36
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By COLVERT
Maybe, just maybe. The air you are chasing is not...

Maybe, just maybe. The air you are chasing is not in that caliper.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 14:11
Replies: 368
Views: 366,324
Posted By COLVERT
A big chunk of that black stuff you have, bottom...

A big chunk of that black stuff you have, bottom left in your pic, should cure it. Right over the outlet hole.

With a clean out every two or three years maybe.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 14:06
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By COLVERT
Coded but what guarantee those E-Bay...

Coded but what guarantee those E-Bay ones.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 09:58
Replies: 368
Views: 366,324
Posted By COLVERT
Still using my 15 year old one.---( Thinks, maybe...

Still using my 15 year old one.---( Thinks, maybe it might need changing. )
Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2019, 16:22
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By COLVERT
Her best marketing ploy would have been to try...

Her best marketing ploy would have been to try and sell it to men who already had a big family and wanted to stop it growing larger.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 16:16
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By COLVERT
Hi Kenneth. Just went out in the 34 degree...

Hi Kenneth.

Just went out in the 34 degree heat to check the spare lamp I have in my garage. ( Garage temp. 38.---:eek::eek::eek:--)


PULL.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:50
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
Keep us posted. Any improvement to the lighting...

Keep us posted. Any improvement to the lighting welcome.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:48
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By COLVERT
Diesel running OK ??? Handy to have a...

Diesel running OK ???

Handy to have a spare I guess.--;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:42
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By COLVERT
The wheels I would always put under the car as a...

The wheels I would always put under the car as a safety feature as they can't be crushed if the car falls for any reason. Better than a nasty taste in your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,382
Posted By COLVERT
It sounds like the head gasket and maybe the...

It sounds like the head gasket and maybe the slipped liner too.--:eek:

The head off first will supply some answers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:29
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
Had come to that conclusion too. Have been...

Had come to that conclusion too. Have been fiddling around to find some appropriate screws.

Should be easy to find having bought thousands of screws over 60years of DIY.--:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2019, 09:24
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By COLVERT
Some one didn't do her market research.

An interesting feature on Sky news this morning.

A woman named Laila Laurel objected to men sitting with their legs apart. So what did she do ??? She invented and had made a chair which makes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 10:50
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
The lugs fell off mine three days ago and left...

The lugs fell off mine three days ago and left the unit dangling from the roof.
The light unit is at this very moment on the sofa beside me while I try to figure out how to make some catches of my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 16:31
Replies: 32
Views: 1,378
Posted By COLVERT
Probably don't have to be round. Drill a hole in...

Probably don't have to be round. Drill a hole in a piece of square plate cut from a length of steel bar.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 16:20
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By COLVERT
You won't get a power drop with a 20 mm hose...

You won't get a power drop with a 20 mm hose unless you are going to use a GIGANTIC power tool.----:D:D:D

Just set your gauge at the tools rated power requirement.


PS. You could use a...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2019, 23:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,035
Posted By COLVERT
Good for him though I hope it's a better...

Good for him though I hope it's a better representation than the one at the top of the forum main page because that's wrong.----:duh:

I wonder who approved it.

The union flag has subtle...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 22:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,382
Posted By COLVERT
Very unlikely to be pistons and rings but a...

Very unlikely to be pistons and rings but a sudden trail of smoke---:shrug: ----
A rapidly expiring turbo.----:eek::eek::eek:---YES.

Low oil---sudden loss of pressure and up to 60,000...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 22:14
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By COLVERT
That question has no answer unless it is known...

That question has no answer unless it is known what you are going to use the pressure on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
Fitted any of those bits you have REV and if so...

Fitted any of those bits you have REV and if so has it cured anything ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 15:58
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
There is a THANKS button you...

There is a THANKS button you know.----:smilie_re:---Bottom right.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 15:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,382
Posted By COLVERT
Did it overheat before ??? Why do you thing you...

Did it overheat before ??? Why do you thing you have COOKED the engine.
The turbo doesn't do anything on tick over.----:shrug:--( except leak oil if the bearings are shot. )

You say it has a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 18:42
Replies: 13
Views: 779
Posted By COLVERT
Battery voltage at 12 volts is too low. Will make...

Battery voltage at 12 volts is too low. Will make starting difficult.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2019, 10:18
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
If you've not replaced any headlight bulbs before...

If you've not replaced any headlight bulbs before have a read up in the how-to section before you start. Quite a fiddly job and you'll need flexible fingers too.

Yes, good practice to replace...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2019, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By COLVERT
Blue smoke is oil burning, black smoke is diesel.

Blue smoke is oil burning, black smoke is diesel.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 12:55
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By COLVERT
If the seals are worn a re-gas does not repair...

If the seals are worn a re-gas does not repair them.

Like saying---put a bit more air in my worn tyres and get a new tread.----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 12:43
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
Generally if the turbo seals are worn the exhaust...

Generally if the turbo seals are worn the exhaust will smoke all of the time. The oil will be forced out under pressure with the engine running.
Valve stem seals, drip feed only.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 21:12
Replies: 60
Views: 2,674
Posted By COLVERT
Now there's a change of subject--------:D:D:D ...

Now there's a change of subject--------:D:D:D


Talking about our bodies now.---:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 21:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By COLVERT
Not advised IF the switch is the problem.

Not advised IF the switch is the problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
Blue smoke from worn valve stem seals will only...

Blue smoke from worn valve stem seals will only appear on start up in the morning then go away.

Oil can leak past the seals overnight to burn and smoke next morning.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 09:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,074
Posted By COLVERT
Five days on.---How's your luck ????---:shrug: ...

Five days on.---How's your luck ????---:shrug:

Running ????????
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 10th July 2019, 22:24
Replies: 32
Views: 25,288
Posted By COLVERT
Belated thanks for that info. Yes those things...

Belated thanks for that info. Yes those things do work well.--:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2019, 09:49
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By COLVERT
Don't be too disappointed when you find the...

Don't be too disappointed when you find the underside of your car keeps on hitting on the top of those Speed Bumps that are now appearing everywhere. ---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 12:54
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By COLVERT
Is DWARF small swarf...

Is DWARF small swarf ???-------------------------------------:shrug:--;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 12:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,456
Posted By COLVERT
The R75 cruise system does NOT apply the brakes.

The R75 cruise system does NOT apply the brakes.
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 8th July 2019, 12:32
Replies: 143
Views: 23,991
Posted By COLVERT
Did you survive the trek and if so did it go well...

Did you survive the trek and if so did it go well ???---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 12:26
Replies: 17
Views: 834
Posted By COLVERT
Might not have been water damage. Just arcing...

Might not have been water damage. Just arcing from a poor connection could have caused that.-----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 15:03
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By COLVERT
Camshaft sensor ???--:shrug:

Camshaft sensor ???--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2019, 12:17
Replies: 89
Views: 150,686
Posted By COLVERT
Did you get that contract Brian?

Did you get that contract Brian?
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 17:55
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By COLVERT
Looking back at past success and achievements is...

Looking back at past success and achievements is a nice activity. But you know what? - I get more pleasure from the greeting my dogs give me when I walk in the door, the eating of fruit and veg I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By COLVERT
My car is 16 years old this December and has the...

My car is 16 years old this December and has the original contents in the system. It works perfectly and has never been serviced. Should I start to panic ????----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 17:38
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By COLVERT
The only problem with GUNK is that it eats the...

The only problem with GUNK is that it eats the asphalt away as well as the oil --:eek::eek::eek:


Great on concrete but NOT on asphalt.---

( The OP has asphalt.--:duh:---)
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2019, 22:00
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By COLVERT
BBC one or BBC two. Press the RED button on...

BBC one or BBC two.

Press the RED button on your controller then search under currency.

Don't even need your computer. Just your TELE.-----:eek:


TO-----As 'I'm going to the shops' etc.
'...
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2019, 21:54
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
OK--OK---The games up, I confess but I only had a...

OK--OK---The games up, I confess but I only had a little stick.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 21:49
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By COLVERT
Just one slight drawback------Your credit card...

Just one slight drawback------Your credit card will never work again.----:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 18:47
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By COLVERT
It would seem it has cleared some junk and you...

It would seem it has cleared some junk and you now have your correct injector spray patterns back.---:D
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 2nd July 2019, 16:23
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By COLVERT
In the UK fuel is chemically marked and dyed red...

In the UK fuel is chemically marked and dyed red to indicate that it has been supplied for non-road mobile machinery use, as in many cases such fuel is supplied at a rebated rate of duty.
Pleasure...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 15:58
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
Of course it's easy to check when the person who...

Of course it's easy to check when the person who posed the question was last on the forum. They don't get the issue resolved because they NEVER come back to read any of the helpful comments.

...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 15:53
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
I'm with you 100%. Been here since 2009...

I'm with you 100%.

Been here since 2009 and it's always been like that.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 15:38
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By COLVERT
If it was the starter solenoid you WOULD hear a...

If it was the starter solenoid you WOULD hear a click.

However with the points inside in poor ( burnt ) condition no electricity would go into the starter motor.

It's the points that get...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 16:03
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
Do you mean that gives you Zoom ?? ( I...

Do you mean that gives you Zoom ??

( I don't seem to have a settings button on my HP computer.---:shrug:--)
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2019, 22:37
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
Mmmmm, looks like your computer doesn't do...

Mmmmm, looks like your computer doesn't do that.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By COLVERT
Don't forget to read up about the possible...

Don't forget to read up about the possible complications that can occur when working on pipework near the ABS unit. Air getting where it's not wanted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 19:16
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By COLVERT
Possibly something slowly coming loose making the...

Possibly something slowly coming loose making the mechanism try to do something it's not designed to do.


PS. Visual inspection needed before it goes BANG>---
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 19:12
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By COLVERT
You will only get hot air when the engine gets...

You will only get hot air when the engine gets hot.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 19:04
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By COLVERT
If you take that on then you are a SAVIOUR and a...

If you take that on then you are a SAVIOUR and a very GOOD boy trying to save another R75.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By COLVERT
It was a gentle tickle by me to get you to post...

It was a gentle tickle by me to get you to post up a bit more info to help us to help you.

Thought you might have guessed that.----:D

PS. Actually changing the brushes IS a DIY job.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By COLVERT
It's not the timing chain. Poor...

It's not the timing chain.

Poor electrical contact somewhere. Could even be a fault in the wire itself.
Gets moved each time you change the sensor but reverts back to a poor contact after...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 14:28
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
Press---CTRL and + several times on your computer...

Press---CTRL and + several times on your computer key board.


Again but with _ to shrink it back down.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2019, 13:11
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By COLVERT
Tony. How do you get starter motor trouble when...

Tony. How do you get starter motor trouble when you only appear to have a ghost car ??????????
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 13:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like salt damage with that type of...

Sounds like salt damage with that type of corrosion all over it.--:shrug:

Maybe you live near the sea side. That would do it.

Probably too far gone to save unfortunately.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 23:03
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By COLVERT
RIP. Beth Chapman.

No more bounty hunting I guess.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By COLVERT
Having had a read through these posts again the...

Having had a read through these posts again the 600 rpm tickover is probably the cause of the vibration.----:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2019, 22:21
Replies: 148,105
Views: 4,180,170
Posted By COLVERT
Well, we are going for wine over here. The...

Well, we are going for wine over here. The temperature forecast for tomorrow is in the high THIRTIES.

Maybe even up to FORTY.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By COLVERT
Depends what kind of service your car had. ...

Depends what kind of service your car had.

Almost certain the service was the cause of the fault.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 22:09
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By COLVERT
Panicked a bit after reading these horror posts...

Panicked a bit after reading these horror posts on rear end rust. My rear pads needed changing so I thought I'd include a thorough inspection of my cars backside.


:eek::eek::eek:---Couldn't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 22:04
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By COLVERT
You need a set of starter motor brushes.---:duh:

You need a set of starter motor brushes.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 21:57
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By COLVERT
With the possibility of doing more harm than...

With the possibility of doing more harm than good.---:duh:


( PS. Garages love people playing with their cars. )
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 21:49
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By COLVERT
planenut------location Heathrow. I...

planenut------location Heathrow.

I remember going across there, circa 1948, on the top of an open double decker bus with my father.

Virtually nothing but a few fields of vegetables and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By COLVERT
Have look in the--How-To---section. There...

Have look in the--How-To---section.

There is a detailed method by French Mike.

Can be done on the driveway but not usually a job for a DIY mechanic.

At that mileage you quoted the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By COLVERT
That's the back of the flag on that tag.---:eek:

That's the back of the flag on that tag.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 13:25
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By COLVERT
Run it.---But keep your fingers crossed.---:D

Run it.---But keep your fingers crossed.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 13:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,379
Posted By COLVERT
Lots of posts but only relevant if talking about...

Lots of posts but only relevant if talking about the same make and size of tyre.---:shrug:

Other comparisons really are no help at all.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 13:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By COLVERT
Only way now to get an answer is a systems check.

Only way now to get an answer is a systems check.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 13:01
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By COLVERT
Question 1.----It can be undone. Question...

Question 1.----It can be undone.

Question 2-----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 12:58
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By COLVERT
No key.------:D

No key.------:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:40
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By COLVERT
I guess you mean cast iron.---:shrug:

I guess you mean cast iron.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:26
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By COLVERT
And why not if you ask them nicely and offer to...

And why not if you ask them nicely and offer to pay for their time and trouble. Any GOOD garage would give you the help you need.


PS. ( half of them are iffy but at least you'll have a 50/50...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:20
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By COLVERT
Guess it depends what a wet rag sounds like when...

Guess it depends what a wet rag sounds like when it's running.--:shrug:


Talking about wet rags-----how's your plenum chamber ???


:smilie_re:Go look. Might have fish in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By COLVERT
Which car ??---:shrug:

Which car ??---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:12
Replies: 92
Views: 275,863
Posted By COLVERT
And here is a genuine useful bit of information. ...

And here is a genuine useful bit of information.


https://www.gov.uk/check-mot-history
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 22:10
Replies: 92
Views: 275,863
Posted By COLVERT
MIKE. You are in the wrong forum for questions...

MIKE. You are in the wrong forum for questions like this. This forum is for useful information on the repair of our cars.

Could you ask it again in the main forum ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:23
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By COLVERT
Solar panels can help. I've used one for quite a...

Solar panels can help. I've used one for quite a few years now and its output is much greater than the cars electronics uses when in rest mode.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By COLVERT
The ECU is not doing its job correctly because if...

The ECU is not doing its job correctly because if a load on the engine drops the tick over speed below a set value the ECU should automatically bring the revs back up.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:15
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
If only these guys would come back and read the...

If only these guys would come back and read the answers to their questions.----:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:11
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By COLVERT
It's YOU that has to be mobile and find your way...

It's YOU that has to be mobile and find your way very slowly and gently to that gun wielding mechanic.----:smilie_re:

Then you do the bolt up very gently to get home again and do the job.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:06
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By COLVERT
And how may I ask are garages supposed to make...

And how may I ask are garages supposed to make money if they no longer have home mechanics who have shot Themselves in the foot ??----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By COLVERT
The thing is, that surface rust, does it make any...

The thing is, that surface rust, does it make any difference to the life of the discs as it's on a non working part.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By COLVERT
But---do we NEED these IMPROVEMENTS ???----:shrug:

But---do we NEED these IMPROVEMENTS ???----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 19:31
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By COLVERT
Probably cost £300.00 plus though.---:duh:

Probably cost £300.00 plus though.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 19:25
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
Possibly fuel related due to slightly clogged...

Possibly fuel related due to slightly clogged injectors.---Poor spray pattern will show more at low engine speeds.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By COLVERT
The slow tick over and vibration at idle could...

The slow tick over and vibration at idle could easily be an injector not quite right.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 19:17
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By COLVERT
I've never actually found out if my wheels...

I've never actually found out if my wheels vibrate at 140 mph but I keep on trying.---:cool:

He went thataway officer--------:smilie_re:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 600
Posted By COLVERT
Put the battery on a charger for at least 24...

Put the battery on a charger for at least 24 hours.
As Mike says ,make sure the battery connections are clean and tight.

Ignore the green charged light on the charger. They lie.---:eek:
...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 13:08
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By COLVERT
Given up watching it. Mostly rubbish now. ...

Given up watching it. Mostly rubbish now.

We were entertained before but now it's just big kids playing with toys that we're not allowed to share.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 13:03
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By COLVERT
Have a look further down the page. ...

Have a look further down the page.

Monroe------£41.91 for a Pair.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 12:54
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By COLVERT
Good name for a Pop Group there Wullie though...

Good name for a Pop Group there Wullie though Centre Punch might work too.--;).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 12:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,249
Posted By COLVERT
Spray cans are a much better bet than paint on. ...

Spray cans are a much better bet than paint on.

The liquid will get into places that you can't see and could possibly miss.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 12:38
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By COLVERT
Well, Andrew, have you drilled that hole yet...

Well, Andrew, have you drilled that hole yet ???---:shrug:


Remember, a stitch in time saves nine.---Lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By COLVERT
The main thing that is speed related not just to...

The main thing that is speed related not just to the Rover but other cars as well is wheel balance.

Oddly enough it seems to start at around motorway speeds as well.

This has occurred on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By COLVERT
All you have to do now is the inspection hole...

All you have to do now is the inspection hole modification.

Next time you'll be able to rod it in seconds.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 21:49
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 779
Posted By COLVERT
I think you mean CURRENT drop as the voltage...

I think you mean CURRENT drop as the voltage stays the same.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
The OP has not been back.--:shrug:---Guess the...

The OP has not been back.--:shrug:---Guess the calliper was wrong and he's now in a ditch somewhere.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 21:39
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By COLVERT
From my toolmaking apprenticeship I was taught to...

From my toolmaking apprenticeship I was taught to scribe two lines at the place the hole had to go. Where the two lines cross each other you get four sharp corners. The tip of the punch is very easy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 22:26
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By COLVERT
Cough, cough-------me too---------65 years ago....

Cough, cough-------me too---------65 years ago. They work well-:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 08:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By COLVERT
Those bushes you replaced Brian. Was the weight...

Those bushes you replaced Brian. Was the weight of the car on the wheels on those ramps ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 21:46
Replies: 60
Views: 3,507
Posted By COLVERT
Yer.---:bowdown: Now for the...

Yer.---:bowdown:



Now for the chemistry lesson: Oil is a hydrocarbon fuel, meaning the individual molecules contain carbon and hydrogen atoms chained together. Modern petrol is blended...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 21:36
Replies: 60
Views: 3,507
Posted By COLVERT
Brilliant. So good in fact I shall go out of my...

Brilliant. So good in fact I shall go out of my way to give you your 1,000th thanks.---:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 21:29
Replies: 60
Views: 3,507
Posted By COLVERT
Did you know that you can get more or less...

Did you know that you can get more or less feeling of power depending on the material your trousers are made from ???

Most of the guys on this thread use the seat of their pants as a finely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 21:02
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
And a YES from me-------------when you pop back...

And a YES from me-------------when you pop back in to have a read.--:D
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