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Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 19:26
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By clf
better late than never, and just in case you...

better late than never, and just in case you didnt find it (I gave you a bum steer on how to find it)

the video I referred to HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 13:39
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By clf
Not sure if it is the correct one, as they look...

Not sure if it is the correct one, as they look the same.for.both 190 and standard calipers, but it does look correct.

This is budweg website(who seem.to.supply brakesint, and supply new genuine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 359
Posted By clf
There is a video on YouTube that demonstrates a...

There is a video on YouTube that demonstrates a full rebuild on bmw e46 calipers. I cannot access it right now to share a link, but search for e46 caliper rebuild and should find it (they are...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 18:52
Replies: 82
Views: 3,331
Posted By clf
Here is a quote from a post I saw on Facebook, a...

Here is a quote from a post I saw on Facebook, a fan of Prince Philip or not, it still adds another take on his life.

Not my words, but the words of a British soldier from Ulster in regard to HRH...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th April 2021, 10:16
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By clf
You could try Mickyboy or Holland314, a couple of...

You could try Mickyboy or Holland314, a couple of the traders on here, but they are like hen's teeth.

Window Waist Rails

there are a few home made alternatives, I cannot find a post on it, but...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 19:11
Replies: 16
Views: 749
Posted By clf
Pressing one repeats the message, and then...

Pressing one repeats the message, and then pressing one again causes it to disconnect (perhaps they are not used to someone pressing one lol). I was bored and wanted to discuss numbers, with whoever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 20:23
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By clf
It is easy to do, this is the How to I used HERE...

It is easy to do, this is the How to I used HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=1583).

You can disconnect the battery or remove the SRS fuse and begin after 30 minutes if...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th April 2021, 20:01
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By clf
There was something recently on this. I cannot...

There was something recently on this. I cannot remember who posted the solution (it may have been Arctic). It involved renaming one of the files, and after doing this, it worked. (from a folder on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 18:43
Replies: 34
Views: 1,432
Posted By clf
a while ago I posted a number of links that may...

a while ago I posted a number of links that may also be of use for genealogical purposes

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2859241&postcount=9
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 18:36
Replies: 34
Views: 1,432
Posted By clf
Also, try FindMyPast.com before signing up. Find...

Also, try FindMyPast.com before signing up. Find my past has better access and seems to provide more results.

PM me what you are looking for, and I will try to access it through my work's account...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 14:31
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By clf
For eBay, ignore the item location, click on the...

For eBay, ignore the item location, click on the feedback score of a seller, and that will give the registered location of the seller. This is not foolproof though, however it has stood me in good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2021, 14:29
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By clf
It was just the undercoat (which worryingly, in...

It was just the undercoat (which worryingly, in itself suggests some form of movement).

I havent had a chance to get under and get a photograph of it finished.
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 00:07
Replies: 82
Views: 3,331
Posted By clf
embarrassingly this was the mark of respect...

embarrassingly this was the mark of respect proposed over here.

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/3C0E/production/_117947351_protests_1.png

for protests, read riotous behaviour!


...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 21:05
Replies: 82
Views: 3,331
Posted By clf
Surely his active military career ended February...

Surely his active military career ended February 1952? The next 66 years would have been a figurehead :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 21:02
Replies: 82
Views: 3,331
Posted By clf
.... that you know of lol ;) but I agree...

.... that you know of lol ;)

but I agree with you regarding the banner (by the same logic non subscribed members should be allowed to advertise cars or parts for sale, or discussing political...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 00:51
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By clf
if they cannot use indicators, do you really...

if they cannot use indicators, do you really think a BMW driver knows there is a full beam? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 14:07
Replies: 16
Views: 907
Posted By clf
SNAP...

SNAP (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=311333)! Discovered this when I had mine in for a sill repair
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2021, 12:11
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By clf
I find it a bit harsh though, to have the...

I find it a bit harsh though, to have the hardware fitted but not being able to use it (I imagine the high beam assist is something to do with a photocell to switch off the full beam automatically,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2021, 19:15
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By clf
Have no experience, but have read a...

Have no experience, but have read a recommendation from either this forum or one of the FB groups for our cars. The swatch in the link shows a colour that looks similar to smokestone.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2021, 01:50
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By clf
Edd China back

I have done a search, and dont see a post regarding it. It seems Edd China is back with a new show on YouTube, and I know a few members enjoyed his input to Wheeler Dealers.
...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2021, 19:54
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By clf
The end of building in the area may change, it...

The end of building in the area may change, it certainly has for most of the 'fancy houses' in my town. Even the old green belt has miraculously moved over the past thirty years.

Nothing was...
Forum: Humour Corner 31st March 2021, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By clf
It is quite ironic and equally as humorous that...

It is quite ironic and equally as humorous that Biden is also ignorantly saying things in a similar vein to suit the voting agenda (to start with, it was the English, but that doesnt fit into the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 14:22
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By clf
I actually found the tyre valve and inflating the...

I actually found the tyre valve and inflating the tyre actually specifically interesting (although it was stretched out far too long lol).

I have wondered in the past, 'do plane tyres (tubes) have...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2021, 17:40
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By clf
The irony was, that it wasnt really a loophole....

The irony was, that it wasnt really a loophole. It was a condition mentioned at the track briefing, in that for qualifying the track limit was defined and would be enforced. In the race it wouldnt...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2021, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By clf
No, Hamilton won it, :p: with the assistance of...

No, Hamilton won it, :p: with the assistance of Red Bull. If they had not complained about Hamilton constantly going of the course at the same corner as Verstappen did, they could have resisted...
Forum: Technology Forum 28th March 2021, 13:45
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
That complicates/exaggerates things further....

That complicates/exaggerates things further. Unless it is part of your contract/agreement, the box belongs to BT. They can request/demand its return at the end of the contract/agreement or at any...
Forum: Technology Forum 27th March 2021, 21:12
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
But you accepted the compensation (£50) for not...

But you accepted the compensation (£50) for not being able to watch recorded programs after you had stopped paying for their package/service (the ability to utilise their software remember ;))
...
Forum: Technology Forum 27th March 2021, 14:07
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
Another option would be ...

Another option would be

https://itunes.apple.com/au/tv-season/air-crash-investigation-season-14/id1137842613

Ultimately it comes down to perception of the service provided and your rights to...
Forum: Technology Forum 27th March 2021, 13:19
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
The overall issue from what I have read is that...

The overall issue from what I have read is that the packages supplied do not suit your tastes or needs specifically. The broadcasters have to supply packages to suit a wide range of tastes. For me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2021, 02:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By clf
alternative couriers can be prickly too, about...

alternative couriers can be prickly too, about some items though. It is not easy to obtain delivery for heavy/bulky items in general Britain with reasonable costs. I have lost count of the number of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2021, 23:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By clf
Royal Mail are obliged to deliver here, except...

Royal Mail are obliged to deliver here, except for hazardous materials, particularly liquids (Parcel Force would be the Royal Mail service provider for this, and cost then would be an issue)....
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2021, 19:45
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By clf
You ordered an item from a seller via ebay. You...

You ordered an item from a seller via ebay. You gave your email address to ebay. Seller creates a standard automated response, offering this 'deal'. Likely a way to obtain your email, and have you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2021, 11:20
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By clf
One touch close I believe requires and anti trap...

One touch close I believe requires and anti trap wire fitted to the window/door frame, to work. If not, it will only operate in pinch mode.

It has been done, (search on the forum.for details) but...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd March 2021, 14:08
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
The Concorde program issue is a quality one,...

The Concorde program issue is a quality one, based upon a service and expectations. The recording access is a legal issue, and one that I bet will be covered in depth if you care to look at the full...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd March 2021, 01:18
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
Ultimately, as far as you are concerned is of no...

Ultimately, as far as you are concerned is of no issue with BT or the copyright owner. They will only be concerned with their terms and conditions. There will be some mention of availability, whilst...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2021, 19:05
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By clf
I am guessing that you may have 'knocked'...

I am guessing that you may have 'knocked' something related to the selector, but it is purely a guess.

I have experienced the issue you have described, however it was caused by the leather gaiter...
Forum: Technology Forum 21st March 2021, 17:58
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
you do have the 'right' to record, but only for...

you do have the 'right' to record, but only for personal use, and record only using BT's software. BT will have paid royalties to the original program makers/broadcasters, and they will transfer some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 13:51
Replies: 13,521
Views: 1,162,037
Posted By clf
Yes ...

Yes

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BOSCH-RED-Dot-4-Brake-fluid-500ML-/302793235059?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Sent from my SM-A600FN using Tapatalk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 00:09
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
it has been burned out, hence the lack of metal...

it has been burned out, hence the lack of metal too for such a relatively young car. The telltale is the collapsed springs - living in the Donegall Road at the height of the Drumcree situation taught...
Forum: Technology Forum 20th March 2021, 22:34
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By clf
Think of it this way; you rent a service,...

Think of it this way;

you rent a service, and stop paying for this rental, you no longer have access to this service.

The service though is not access to the programming, but rather the access...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2021, 12:36
Replies: 25
Views: 730
Posted By clf
Russia is a capitalist country now, with a huge...

Russia is a capitalist country now, with a huge shift over past 30 years, along with a large gap between rich and poor too, which in my view, is derived from the failings of communism and foretold by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 23:28
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
The 1.6e 8v was fitted to the Megane also, but it...

The 1.6e 8v was fitted to the Megane also, but it could be a 19 also of course. The C pillar on it was a little more substantial compared to the Megane (the hatch at least, not sure if the coupé was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 21:41
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
work? lol You know where I work lol, I am lucky I...

work? lol You know where I work lol, I am lucky I have a job, particularly the one I have. It will turn out fine, there are more important things to worry about. :}

When it all opens up we can get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 20:00
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
I would have been up for that, but I am back to...

I would have been up for that, but I am back to work next week. Could have met you up there, and socially distanced walking. I cannot even plan anything just yet, as my temporary promotion ends at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 18:54
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
Funnily enough, I nearly ordered some salted...

Funnily enough, I nearly ordered some salted chilli chicken just there for e dinner lol.

But a few more clues to this car, it has been on fire, the springs are collapsed because of this, so the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 17:58
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By clf
Hi Roger, hope you are well? there's...

Hi Roger,

hope you are well?

there's some treats uppa hills ;)

It reminds me of a VW wheel (or although perhaps too wide a mark 4 Escort/Fiesta), and the engine looks as though there is no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By clf
CO2 - Carbon Dioxide - is a component of the air...

CO2 - Carbon Dioxide - is a component of the air that we breathe and also vital to sustaining some forms of life on the planet, particularly those that produce Oxygen (although co2 is a component in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 13:06
Replies: 15
Views: 717
Posted By clf
this is the problem with any retail environment....

this is the problem with any retail environment. A rule of thumb (apparently based upon recent research at the time) I was told when I first started working in retail was;

give good service, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2021, 17:55
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By clf
the name headrests, is shortened from head...

the name headrests, is shortened from head restraints ;).

They are designed to stop the head (as you say) from being thrown backwards immediately after an impact. There are many many websites I am...
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2021, 12:27
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By clf
That is an incredible collection, on modern...

That is an incredible collection, on modern digital TVs can you still tune a pre-scart VCR into it.

Dont have any tapes from it, but my dad's VCR of choice at the beginning was V2000! A top...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th March 2021, 21:03
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By clf
It reads as though you have a cigarette socket...

It reads as though you have a cigarette socket type power source? If not using the supplied cable, and using a USB to cigarette type adapter then it could be that, however you could try a different...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th March 2021, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By clf
I tried ferrite coils prior to getting the...

I tried ferrite coils prior to getting the Nextbase power supply, on my rear camera, the front did not affect the signal (but it did have its own issues).

I should have stated though, prior to...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th March 2021, 17:04
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By clf
Had this issue (and other issues) with FM...

Had this issue (and other issues) with FM interference, was sorted with a decent power supply - similar to THIS...
Forum: Social Forum 10th March 2021, 17:37
Replies: 72
Views: 2,237
Posted By clf
the irony just keeps coming.

the irony just keeps coming.
Forum: Social Forum 10th March 2021, 11:42
Replies: 72
Views: 2,237
Posted By clf
ditto ... believe it or not.

ditto ... believe it or not.
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2021, 21:02
Replies: 72
Views: 2,237
Posted By clf
I have no interest in his life or his holiday...

I have no interest in his life or his holiday ground working tools :shrug: I am assuming you are using 'morbidly obese' as some kind of derogatory comment about his physique? Or are you are still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2021, 20:53
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By clf
Would this not affect the alarm system? If it...

Would this not affect the alarm system? If it does, it would potentially affect an insurance claim - just a thought.
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2021, 20:37
Replies: 72
Views: 2,237
Posted By clf
morbidly obese?

morbidly obese?
Forum: Humour Corner 9th March 2021, 20:36
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
.......... lucky that ;)

.......... lucky that ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2021, 20:24
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By clf
I was going to comment on the £205! If I recall,...

I was going to comment on the £205! If I recall, mine was £305.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2021, 20:22
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By clf
4k miles of wet use? dry or mixed? Water 'arcs'...

4k miles of wet use? dry or mixed? Water 'arcs' tend to be caused by drying out and/or dirt.

General guidance is to replace wipers 6 - 12 months. I would expect them to stiffen up if not used and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th March 2021, 00:29
Replies: 55
Views: 1,654
Posted By clf
My mother married a guy who had a (signal?) red ...

My mother married a guy who had a (signal?) red mk3 1.3L. Not even.a headrest, brown check.seats, stereo had to be fitted as it was an unlocked option, no rear wiper but did have a heated window....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 18:08
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By clf
The current models will be different, so swapping...

The current models will be different, so swapping out is not an option, but as it is faulty (ie not fit for purpose and more importantly, not as described) return it, via eBay's returns system.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 17:34
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By clf
mine moves quite easily, have you tried pulling...

mine moves quite easily, have you tried pulling the trigger as you try to move it or manually turning the square drive? I had an old drill that would have this issue, turn the chuck as you changed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2021, 20:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,861
Posted By clf
he has the three sections on ebay at the minute...

he has the three sections on ebay at the minute (perhaps the centres are one offs?)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2021, 20:05
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By clf
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mityvac-7201-Pressure-Vac...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mityvac-7201-Pressure-Vacuum-Pump/dp/B0002SR7TC/ref=asc_df_B0002SR7TC/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=309799275746&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=15730836065156635408&hvpone=&h...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 11:59
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By clf
A different type of motor pump, may be better but...

A different type of motor pump, may be better but the Lidl one I had, I only attempted to use it for removing heating oil from an oil tank. Was the wrong tool for the job to be fair, but it was noisy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2021, 23:20
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By clf
clay bar to remove any deposits, followed by 0000...

clay bar to remove any deposits, followed by 0000 wire wool, followed by another pass with the clay bar, then a glass polish (not a cleaner) and then clean with glass cleaner, finish if you wish with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 22:25
Replies: 41
Views: 1,492
Posted By clf
They have fairly jumped in price! I use mine...

They have fairly jumped in price!

I use mine in the same way, I normally find however, that the vacuum reduces at around 4 litres, so would fill the oil drum at that point.

I found it useful...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2021, 13:42
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By clf
'served at home'

'served at home'
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 11:32
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By clf
Dont know why it wont show on the PC, the image...

Dont know why it wont show on the PC, the image is linked to a previously uploaded image I had.

The box slides back a little more, about 2 inches, so that the spare wheel lid lifts clear of the...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2021, 11:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By clf
I could believe that. :shrug: as your attempt to...

I could believe that. :shrug: as your attempt to deflect is more akin to a politician who has just been caught out. Perhaps you create tabloid head lines?

I reiterate, without the evidence, your...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2021, 10:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By clf
your youtube phd will not wash on this this one....

your youtube phd will not wash on this this one. Put up or shut up, with the lies and misinformation.

And yes they're in colour ;)
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2021, 10:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,003
Posted By clf
this says so much about your ignorance of viruses...

this says so much about your ignorance of viruses and vaccines, in particular Ebola.

I am not sure if there any videos out there regarding these topics, I am afraid you may have to read...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 18:54
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By clf
That looks really well, and a helluva a lot...

That looks really well, and a helluva a lot tidier than my own, something I have been wanting to tidy up' for a few years now, perhaps doing a full sub mould into the side, and struts on the hatch...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2021, 01:49
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By clf
The 'big' hole is from the hammer, tapping it...

The 'big' hole is from the hammer, tapping it out. There is a machined 'speed' hole nearby - the smaller one, which is likely where any water splashed in, but its crustiness is 'naturally formed'....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 23:58
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By clf
Thats good to read. It is unusual for a gauge to...

Thats good to read. It is unusual for a gauge to fail - although saying that, my own is faulty, but that was my ham fistedness that caused that failure lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By clf
I dont think it is a straightforward as it looks...

I dont think it is a straightforward as it looks (time wise at least) as it curves upwards towards the engine bay and edges very close to the subframe, plus the guy is pretty keen for it to look...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 17:42
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By clf
Chassis Repair Sections?

Have just come back from leaving my car off for what was to be a sill repair, but has turned into a mini nightmare.

Under the car was not as solid as I had thought. I am not talking about the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2021, 23:42
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By clf
What temperature does the OBD display show? ...

What temperature does the OBD display show?

Anything less than 82 degrees would suggest an issue with the inline stat also. This is still relatively common, normally caused by coolant leaking by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2021, 20:23
Replies: 43
Views: 2,425
Posted By clf
To be fair, from the now deleted opening post, I...

To be fair, from the now deleted opening post, I do not think Howard (as Trikey said) was being intentionally contrary to any trader, rather giving an option of a possibly cheaper alternative as a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2021, 11:50
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By clf
yes, and yes. All of the droplinks I have...

yes, and yes.

All of the droplinks I have replaced with have had a coil of fine steel (like a cheap key ring) used to seal the boot. Ease this off, and add some hub grease (there is no harm in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2021, 16:33
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By clf
I thought that was just me, Brian's post wasnt...

I thought that was just me, Brian's post wasnt there when I posted my reply. Other posts by Brian, have since made the reason for this clear.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2021, 13:26
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By clf
HERE...

HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55585&highlight=IPK+diagnostic) is the full breakdown of the OBD. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 22:50
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By clf
I can remember a neighbour, when I was very...

I can remember a neighbour, when I was very young, asking my dad to swap places in the car parking area where we lived. He was wanting to service the car, and my dad's car was parked in front of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 20:24
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By clf
REMOVED, post no longer necessary due to delay...

REMOVED, post no longer necessary due to delay caused by moderation in post 2, which was not evident or present when my response was provided
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 20:04
Replies: 43
Views: 2,425
Posted By clf
How much do they charge to fit and test?

How much do they charge to fit and test?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 17:54
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By clf
Another potential source for those containers, is...

Another potential source for those containers, is a local garage that sells home heating oil in the pump. They were around a fiver each.

I use one for the oil, PAS, ATF and brake fluids, taking it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 17:11
Replies: 43
Views: 2,425
Posted By clf
Whoa! Profiteering and excessive levels? That is...

Whoa! Profiteering and excessive levels? That is a bit harsh.

The price, if I recall you posted up was £65. For that £65, I assume you would not be bypassing the rules and would have subscribed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2021, 12:59
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By clf
redex will do little if anything, particularly...

redex will do little if anything, particularly over a short period of time.

When you service it, get a bottle of Forte Specialist Injector cleaner...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 23:52
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By clf
your body, your choice. What about my body,...

your body, your choice.

What about my body, and my choice?

Let's flip this. If I was in the final stages of recovering from Covid-19, how would you feel that I wasnt wearing a mask, around the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2021, 21:30
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By clf
No idea .......

No idea .......
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2021, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By clf
see attachment I think it is 30nm

see attachment I think it is 30nm
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 13:25
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By clf
Intensive care would deal with more issues than...

Intensive care would deal with more issues than just covid-19. eg direct bodily fluids from both the patient and the nurse/doctor. I believe they also wear a mask too :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 23:22
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By clf
But what are they discriminating against? Any...

But what are they discriminating against? Any large store now has it written in full view as you enter, ie their terms of service, to which you can accept or refuse. To me, a visor is just as...
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 22:27
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By clf
You do not have to explain to anyone why you are...

You do not have to explain to anyone why you are exempt. However, the stores/companies can decide their own entry policies, and this is not a discriminatory stance, they are not discriminating...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2021, 20:02
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By clf
This is a how long is a piece of string type...

This is a how long is a piece of string type question, as driving style roads and traffic will all play a factor, and make it incomparable with mine, or someone elses's.

Mine does 32-36 mpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2021, 13:23
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By clf
I cannot help you with an answer, but as I could...

I cannot help you with an answer, but as I could experience something similar at some point, I have had a quick look in the search, as I have seen this mentioned before. Until someone with more...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2021, 17:58
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By clf
I may be wrong in my direction of thought, but...

I may be wrong in my direction of thought, but were the early petrol cars OBDII compliant? If not this could explain the issue.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2021, 17:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,861
Posted By clf
I have been there, albeit with an X-Type and a...

I have been there, albeit with an X-Type and a untraceable limp mode issue (10 years later I believe it to have been a turbo actuator issue/leak). But this was so perfect everywhere, with common...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2021, 17:36
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By clf
For the cost of them, I didnt see any point in...

For the cost of them, I didnt see any point in trying to repair. But I did find threads regarding the batteries dying, and no longer taking a charge. Trying to find batteries proved impossible...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2021, 17:05
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By clf
5 or 6 years in (with a Wahler branded inline...

5 or 6 years in (with a Wahler branded inline stat), still working a treat - I have a permanent live temperature display also.



A bodge is not an official fix or it is a quick fix, but since...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2021, 15:52
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By clf
And for scale models ...

And for scale models

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2021, 15:51
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By clf
Yes lol ...

Yes lol

https://www.mrwhitewalls.com/product-page/250ml-mr-whitewalls-white-tyre-coating?gclid=Cj0KCQiA962BBhCzARIsAIpWEL04MwmpOiF6kVgVP2WGhwlugju0abLRiunFO29K0XbZPb9J6--_R-gaAnAVEALw_wcB

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2021, 14:42
Replies: 13,521
Views: 1,162,037
Posted By clf
Another source ;) ...

Another source ;)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/128-x-NUMBER-PLATE-CAR-FIXING-FITTING-KIT-HINGE-CAPS-SCREWS-YELLOW-WHITE-BLACK-/112175480049?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292

Sent from my SM-A600FN...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2021, 22:03
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By clf
Been around before the gels and sprays! lol ...

Been around before the gels and sprays! lol
...
Forum: Social Forum 14th February 2021, 03:02
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By clf
Is THIS...

Is THIS...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2021, 20:31
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By clf
Looking at the condition of mine when I opened it...

Looking at the condition of mine when I opened it up, I imagine it could just stop. But replacements are easy and cheap via some BMWs and Binis. Since theirs appear to be relatively well shielded,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 19:14
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By clf
I used to compare them before Carparts started to...

I used to compare them before Carparts started to use the same sales model as ECP, I had always then found the prices to be relatively similar so gave up checking. Buying the oil when it was around...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 18:46
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By clf
I had forgotten about carparts4less. I never...

I had forgotten about carparts4less. I never really bothered checking them when I was preparing for a service. Every year, I think it is either September or March, they have their best discount, so I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2021, 23:02
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
A bigger area, without other changes will improve...

A bigger area, without other changes will improve braking ability. Being able to brake hard, just to that point prior to the brakes locking up is where the brakes will improve. The bigger area...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2021, 17:16
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
from that I am reading that red five has standard...

from that I am reading that red five has standard brakes (non 190). When was the last time the brake fluid was flushed through and changed? If it was in your ownership, did you notice much of an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2021, 14:22
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
Surely it is just before the brakes lock that is...

Surely it is just before the brakes lock that is most significant? Ie slowing more efficiently and quickly.

I noticed a massive improvement on slowing down at a particular roundabout. But as you...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 16:49
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By clf
I take it you didnt watch the film? lol at...

I take it you didnt watch the film? lol

at one point Mark Watney was having 1 potato (roughly) every three days lol. I dont think weight/size would be an issue lol.

I wonder if the e-coli...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 15:13
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By clf
Morally, they couldnt, it is a bit like...

Morally, they couldnt, it is a bit like Attenborough's teams. They are there to observe only not interfere.
Forum: Humour Corner 7th February 2021, 15:11
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
Why do you think smart phones are so large? :p: ...

Why do you think smart phones are so large? :p:


:eek:

Newspapers in chippies are at least 27/28 years ago (it is actually more like over 40 now). Both my grandfathers had chip shops, one of...
Forum: Humour Corner 7th February 2021, 00:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
oh no, I saw it, but it is so 20 years ago (:eek:...

oh no, I saw it, but it is so 20 years ago (:eek: cant believe 20 years lol). We are into the next generation 'why is it called a newspaper?' .......... unfortunately. ;)
Forum: Humour Corner 6th February 2021, 17:53
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By clf
To Vaccinate or Not

Have done my research, I have watched what must be thousands of youtube videos now, and the argument against vaccination was winning until my wifi cut out.

TOP TIP: Bacofoil interferes with wifi,...
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2021, 02:00
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By clf
I recently (well about a year ago lol) the 'diet'...

I recently (well about a year ago lol) the 'diet' cadbury version,

https://images.sweetauthoring.com/product/91668.png

and thought it tasted like the old Cadbury's. Also for Christmas 2019, I...
Forum: Humour Corner 6th February 2021, 01:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
Either you are optimistic, or are delusional :p:...

Either you are optimistic, or are delusional :p: You think anyone reads anything anymore. If it is longer than a head line, no one reads it! Unless someone else reads it out on a video, it will not...
Forum: Humour Corner 5th February 2021, 18:43
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By clf
this image has so many uses :duh::duh::duh::duh: ...

this image has so many uses :duh::duh::duh::duh:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=84756&stc=1&d=1612550222

if people stopped whinging about other's bizarre...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2021, 00:25
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By clf
but where or how do you adjust the fore and aft...

but where or how do you adjust the fore and aft movement (if fitted)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2021, 19:14
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By clf
It may not have been a PPD loss, they may have...

It may not have been a PPD loss, they may have been only available either as an early option, or only very early cars (I really dont know).

Previous cars I have have had, relied on friction or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2021, 16:08
Replies: 37
Views: 1,956
Posted By clf
early ones I have read recently had tilt...

early ones I have read recently had tilt function. I havent read much about this, but it was mentioned somewhere recently and may have been a ppd loss :shrug:. I miss having them (from previous...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2021, 20:28
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By clf
at the start I didnt think it was going to turn...

at the start I didnt think it was going to turn out that well. But wow! and the effects are amazing! Typhoon et al has nothing on it lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2021, 01:19
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By clf
looking for images for a model I am building, I...

looking for images for a model I am building, I stumbled upon THIS (https://getoutlines.com/vector-drawings/9633/1999-2005-rover-75-drawings)site, which appears to be suitable. Seems to be quite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2021, 19:19
Replies: 13
Views: 2,056
Posted By clf
Episode 33...

Episode 33 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE9UP2NbIVU&ab_channel=BadObsessionMotorsport) is now up
Forum: Humour Corner 29th January 2021, 00:26
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By clf
Clean funny stand up

Never heard of this guy, but the title attracted me, Boomer Triggers Gen-Z Snowflakes. Brad Upton (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1Zg2S2-heY&ab_channel=DryBarComedy). First time I think I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 12:45
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By clf
I dont know anything about 3D printing or...

I dont know anything about 3D printing or software, but looking for a model of a car I used to own (to complete all the cars I have had - which was a 1987- 1991 mk2 Toyota Camry if anyone knows of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2021, 15:06
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By clf
Was searching through this site HERE...

Was searching through this site HERE (http://catcar.info/opel/?lang=en&l=), which has exploded diagrams for a lot of cars, but typically(!) none for the Opel Karl (Opel's equivalent). It seems nearly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2021, 14:35
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By clf
Looking at replacements...

Looking at replacements (https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Car-Air-Conditioning-Heating-Parts-for-Vauxhall-Viva/61862/bn_7013177449) they look to be easy enough, once you get to it. However the number of used...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2021, 13:44
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By clf
going by the profile info at the bottom of his...

going by the profile info at the bottom of his post its a 2016, besides dont think the HA, B and Cs had air con lol ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2021, 18:01
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By clf
I havent turned a blind eye at all. Far, far, far...

I havent turned a blind eye at all. Far, far, far from it. (I will give you a tip, learn what a vaccine does, then learn what different vaccines do, before condemning these covid vaccines).

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2021, 17:44
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By clf
I have not been informed by such commercial and...

I have not been informed by such commercial and self indulgent outfits. Read some medical journals, then hand back your youtube medical degree, and get yourself an officially recognised medical...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2021, 17:30
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By clf
based upon this, absolutely not, not even in the...

based upon this, absolutely not, not even in the slightest. After this, they want me to consider a $5 dolla (not a mis-spelling ;) ) after wasting 6 minutes (the video is 28 minutes long!!!) of my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2021, 14:46
Replies: 22
Views: 2,138
Posted By clf
lol all his cars appear to be SEs as well....

lol

all his cars appear to be SEs as well. But did all SEs not have self dimming mirrors?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 23:08
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
I had forgotten about that lol. The...

I had forgotten about that lol.



The lack of engine braking made me wary at first, but snow mode helps, as does (I read on here recently and tried it), selecting 3 or 4 rather than D, but it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 22:59
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
I thought the standard brakes were more than...

I thought the standard brakes were more than adequate, except for a serious lack of feel under heavy, prolonged braking - fine to start with, but feel disappeared whilst still slowing at a decent...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 17:34
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
The rears are more or less the same size (they...

The rears are more or less the same size (they are slightly different but I cannot recall exactly 2 or 3mm :shrug:), but the rears do little relative to the fronts. Having the 190 rears, simply adds...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 14:13
Replies: 25
Views: 927
Posted By clf
for the 'full' upgrade, along with the rear...

for the 'full' upgrade, along with the rear vented discs (and calipers), you would need the appropriate servo too.

I only did the fronts (but refurbed all), and it makes a huge difference. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2021, 19:44
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By clf
scroll down, there are some on the ebay ad in the...

scroll down, there are some on the ebay ad in the details, but do not enlarge.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2021, 00:37
Replies: 22
Views: 2,138
Posted By clf
he does admit it is not pristine, but I cannot...

he does admit it is not pristine, but I cannot decide if the RH wing and a door has been replaced, or three out of the four doors!:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2021, 01:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,139
Posted By clf
for such low mileage it has had a hard life. It...

for such low mileage it has had a hard life. It is mega money considering what it is compared to what else is available, but it appears to be poverty spec, an undesirable engine (except among...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 19:25
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By clf
Below are a list of websites that I have used in...

Below are a list of websites that I have used in the past, most are free. About half of them relate to Irish and N.Irish ancestry though, but may be of use to someone.

Useful Genealogical...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 17:48
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By clf
Just remembered another useful site, for...

Just remembered another useful site, for emigrants

https://immigrantships.net/index2.html

I am avoiding firing up my work laptop at the minute, but will be later and will hunt out some...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 17:06
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By clf
You may be able to obtain a copy of the will via...

You may be able to obtain a copy of the will via the National Archives (https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/wills-1384-1858/)

Irish National Archive Will...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 17:02
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By clf
when you get to the 1700s, you have to become...

when you get to the 1700s, you have to become creative in where to look (also have to remember too, that simply there may not be records to be found). Church records generally would be the best place...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 16:52
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By clf
If you have irish ancestry, a lot of records were...

If you have irish ancestry, a lot of records were destroyed in the Four Courts fire in 1922, approx. 3/4!), there are a lot of free sites out there.

Irish Genealogy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 16:39
Replies: 22
Views: 2,138
Posted By clf
.... and a badly fitted double din, as well as a...

.... and a badly fitted double din, as well as a real wood dash ....... ;) (were late connies not fabric as standard, with leather an option? :shrug: )

He has had loads on sale normally for rich...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 18:24
Replies: 15
Views: 2,717
Posted By clf
I would hope an experienced garage would be able...

I would hope an experienced garage would be able to deal with this, using heat etc. and deal with it relatively quickly.



That is a good thing, means people are searching for answers rather...
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