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Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2019, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By stocktake
Wow, that would imply that no amount of...

Wow, that would imply that no amount of protection against rust would help extend the life of something that is simply not up to the job from the start. :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2019, 17:42
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By stocktake
I think I have a pair of standard mk1 headlights...

I think I have a pair of standard mk1 headlights somewhere Rob, your welcome to them. what is wrong with the ones you have?
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 23:07
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By stocktake
Run out of thanks, thanks for the support and all...

Run out of thanks, thanks for the support and all the pm's :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 14:46
Replies: 19
Views: 214
Posted By stocktake
Have a great day old friend

Have a great day old friend
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By stocktake
Good lord, certainly puts things into...

Good lord, certainly puts things into perspective.

Condolences and thoughts with the family Jules
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 21:25
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By stocktake
How can life be so unfair?

Those who know Marina and I will know how she dotes on our two grandkids.
two boys ages 5 and 7.

The younger one was born with a deformed ankle and short leg and has to have years of surgery and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2019, 16:58
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By stocktake
I have to confess, My car was up in the air on...

I have to confess, My car was up in the air on axle stands and when I undid the cross members and the exhaust fixings the flexi on the exhaust allowed the exhaust to drop and I got mine in about 20...
Forum: Humour Corner 27th November 2019, 09:13
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By stocktake
Not Bush, your thinking of the Clinton...

Not Bush, your thinking of the Clinton version.......:D:shrug::getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2019, 08:17
Replies: 4
Views: 98
Posted By stocktake
Hope your keeping well Tim, Happy Birthday ...

Hope your keeping well Tim, Happy Birthday
:birthday::birthday:
Forum: Items Wanted 24th November 2019, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By stocktake
If you have to do this from scratch then it is a...

If you have to do this from scratch then it is a very involved job. See here

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=13295
Forum: Humour Corner 22nd November 2019, 18:50
Replies: 23
Views: 978
Posted By stocktake
If your putting it in your hand your doing it...

If your putting it in your hand your doing it wrong Rich, that's a different forum....:shrug::getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2019, 11:14
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By stocktake
Pretty certain the 1.8T and the 190 are the...

Pretty certain the 1.8T and the 190 are the same. and the only difference between the ordinary 2.5 and the 190 is the bore size of the exhaust AFTER the cat so don't see you having a problem at all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 16:13
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By stocktake
Hi David, That's the latest one i found when...

Hi David,

That's the latest one i found when looking

Dave...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 11:00
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By stocktake
I think that generally the state of the roads...

I think that generally the state of the roads along with the poorly built speed bumps have quite a say in the failing of these parts, imagine if we all drove around on super flat surfaces, the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By stocktake
I have a mk3 sat nav unit in my hi line and it...

I have a mk3 sat nav unit in my hi line and it works fine. I don't think it works with the old mk2.
you can tell the difference by looking at the unit.

If your not sure, do a search on here for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2019, 20:51
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By stocktake
I use this one in mine ...

I use this one in mine
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VDO-SATNAV-DISC-CD-ROVER-BMW-X3-5-CITROEN-HYUNDAI-RANGE-ROVER-MK3-UK-NAVIGATION/112770435991?hash=item1a41a44b97:g:hEgAAOSwKV9cG6U-
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th November 2019, 17:29
Replies: 51
Views: 3,536
Posted By stocktake
Marina Had a Veggie burger at chips at the last...

Marina Had a Veggie burger at chips at the last meet at lunchtime, she said it was good :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 19:18
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By stocktake
Have you checked the plenum?

Have you checked the plenum?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 19:17
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By stocktake
Unfortunately I totally agree, for the last 4 yr...

Unfortunately I totally agree, for the last 4 yr I have purchased the cheapest available and fitted them just before the MOT. Speed limits around here have all dropped to 20mph and this is backed up...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 17th November 2019, 21:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By stocktake
Your forgiven Jules, T'was a cold day when we met...

Your forgiven Jules, T'was a cold day when we met last time and as people have said it is not often people forget me once they have met me. I think it is because I am full charm and wit, or something...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 17th November 2019, 17:45
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By stocktake
Hi Marti, nice to meet you, as i say we are not...

Hi Marti, nice to meet you, as i say we are not too far apart so if you need anything give me a shout I may be able to help :)

Dave...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2019, 21:47
Replies: 19
Views: 959
Posted By stocktake
lock up on my V6 is around 65mph

lock up on my V6 is around 65mph
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 21:33
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stocktake
Doesn't matter in the slightest, seen them fitted...

Doesn't matter in the slightest, seen them fitted both ways
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 08:03
Replies: 41
Views: 645
Posted By stocktake
Older and grumpier no doubt this morning :D ...

Older and grumpier no doubt this morning :D
Have a great Day Matey :birthday::birthday:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 13:15
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By stocktake
Digital freeview? Looks like what i have in the...

Digital freeview?
Looks like what i have in the boot of my car and linked to the hiline system it gives freeview TV. hopefully it has a remote sensor that you can wire through to the cab for the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 23:01
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By stocktake
Complete empathy Steve, companies have a habit of...

Complete empathy Steve, companies have a habit of doing this as a nice Christmas present, if you remember Carillion threatened me with this at this time of year seven years on the trot.
Have to say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2019, 21:33
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By stocktake
Not flooded David as its quite hilly here, just...

Not flooded David as its quite hilly here, just everything is so damp, not a nice place to sit for hour after hour just now:o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2019, 17:48
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By stocktake
Not managed to work out the gas or coal fired...

Not managed to work out the gas or coal fired lathe yet Mike :D

Power has been restored I just dare not touch anything unless I have my wellies on :D :D
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2019, 21:14
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By stocktake
Road signs, That reminded me of a recent traffic...

Road signs, That reminded me of a recent traffic cops episode where an elderly gent was stopped for erratic driving. he was asked if he could read the traffic sign and he said: "Sure no problem it is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 22:56
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By stocktake
Don't think the switch is present chaps hence my...

Don't think the switch is present chaps hence my post :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By stocktake
My bonnet light used to come on without a switch...

My bonnet light used to come on without a switch being fitted, it was one of the wires grounding to earth across the slam panel.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2019, 17:10
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By stocktake
Exact same as mine, stat has gone lazy and...

Exact same as mine, stat has gone lazy and sticking open, no other solution but to change the stat and associated pipes. buy a good quality one.(OEM)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By stocktake
Thanks Derek, sorry I was not so well but the...

Thanks Derek, sorry I was not so well but the antibiotics seem to be doing the trick, should be out and about soon, thanks ever so much for the bottle, so not necessary but really appreciated....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 14:52
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By stocktake
It really doesn't get any easier than this...

It really doesn't get any easier than this regardless of driver side...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 14:50
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By stocktake
Hi Bob, It does sound like a battery fault, a...

Hi Bob,
It does sound like a battery fault, a charge for a minimum of 24 hours is recommended or it may even require a new battery, how old is it?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By stocktake
As I understand it. If you have a door open...

As I understand it. If you have a door open warning and you try to lock your doors and it beeps but locks it is one of the three passenger doors at fault.if it beeps but does not lock it is the...
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 14:37
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By stocktake
All sealed systems will have an expansion vessel....

All sealed systems will have an expansion vessel. Generally speaking it will have a diaphragm across the middle of it and one side will be air and the other water. If this fails and it all becomes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2019, 23:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By stocktake
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/16235dc1f17bd6cdf.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 07:58
Replies: 19
Views: 306
Posted By stocktake
Have a great day old Mate ...

Have a great day old Mate
:birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 12:19
Replies: 36
Views: 2,169
Posted By stocktake
Wow Dave, that is some post and you having the...

Wow Dave, that is some post and you having the guts to make it is possibly the strongest thing you have ever done.
Yeah I am sure we all have skeletons in our cupboard that we look back at and feel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2019, 19:28
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By stocktake
Almost certainly a relay problem as described,...

Almost certainly a relay problem as described, Other causes can be:
The loss of signal from the temp sender.
An overheat situation causing the fan to run after engine is off.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 21:57
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By stocktake
Brilliant, clear as day on the forum post with...

Brilliant, clear as day on the forum post with the chrome extn :bowdown: as you say if you save it then it saves the blurred version
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 18:22
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By stocktake
That is how we did mine in the drive many years...

That is how we did mine in the drive many years ago Andy, no problem at all, no need to even mark the bolts on the flywheel/ torque converter as they only align up one way.
no thanks to photobucket...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2019, 21:15
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By stocktake
You can remove the engine on it's own if you...

You can remove the engine on it's own if you wish, There is a small cover plate on the engine that you remove to gain access to the 4 bolts that hold the torque converter to the auto flywheel, once...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2019, 09:01
Replies: 22
Views: 453
Posted By stocktake
Best wishes from Yorkie Land Debs ...

Best wishes from Yorkie Land Debs
:birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 21:19
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By stocktake
double nut the end of the adjuster thread and...

double nut the end of the adjuster thread and then hold it with the double nut, then you will be able to undo the original nut with an open ended spanner ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 19:08
Replies: 16
Views: 745
Posted By stocktake
I believe this is a classic symptom of the 2/4...

I believe this is a classic symptom of the 2/4 brake solenoid failure, this is easily checked by carrying out a resistance test with a multimeter on the gearbox plug. Do a search on here to find the...
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2019, 10:05
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By stocktake
Happy Birthday from Yorkie land...

Happy Birthday from Yorkie land :birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2019, 10:03
Replies: 25
Views: 450
Posted By stocktake
Love it, made me smile, have a great day, make...

Love it, made me smile, have a great day, make sure you log on to see if anyone has posted up about your birthday .........:getmecoat:
:birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 08:46
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By stocktake
Common problem where the two rear plastic lugs...

Common problem where the two rear plastic lugs fail. not a difficult fix if you have a hot glue gun and a couple of pieces of plastic you can cut to shape. there are a couple of points on the cluster...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2019, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By stocktake
Pervert....:D

Pervert....:D
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By stocktake
if you type in paypal.co.uk into your address bar...

if you type in paypal.co.uk into your address bar it actually comes up as paypal.com/uk/home and from there you have the opportunity to log in :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 16:50
Replies: 18
Views: 745
Posted By stocktake
Absolutely true they are part of the family, when...

Absolutely true they are part of the family, when my dad passed away mum got a dog and he lived with her for around 6yr she loved him to bits.

When mum passed he had nowhere to live so he came to...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 738
Posted By stocktake
Sounds like the way forward. Drawbacks I could...

Sounds like the way forward. Drawbacks I could see would include you can no longer just put a small amount of fuel in if you are on a tight budget and how much would you lose if you had say 50 miles...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 14:13
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By stocktake
Yes, on the sign in page, You have 5 attempts to...

Yes, on the sign in page, You have 5 attempts to enter the password then you are locked out for 15mins at any time during these attempts there is the option to reset password, if you click on this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By stocktake
Exactly the same symptoms as mine, I changed the...

Exactly the same symptoms as mine, I changed the TStat 4 days ago and then had a 230 mile round trip to the Nano meet and back. No more problems. I also use the keyhole method, ( well i would...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2019, 07:51
Replies: 12
Views: 222
Posted By stocktake
Best birthday wishes to a real nice guy:bowdown: ...

Best birthday wishes to a real nice guy:bowdown:
:birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 20th October 2019, 20:27
Replies: 74
Views: 4,879
Posted By stocktake
Yes you missed one, one of the stalwarts of the...

Yes you missed one, one of the stalwarts of the Nano Meets, one who never seems to stop all day, never known him miss a meet, always helping people and always available for a chat he is also what I...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 20th October 2019, 11:38
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By stocktake
here you go :) ...

here you go :)
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=751150&postcount=5
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 20th October 2019, 07:20
Replies: 74
Views: 4,879
Posted By stocktake
Afraid not, Marina is my long suffering wife of...

Afraid not, Marina is my long suffering wife of 31yrs :eek: We have some great times at the four ashes and she looks forward to them as much as I do. :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th October 2019, 20:56
Replies: 74
Views: 4,879
Posted By stocktake
Cracking day despite getting caught in the M1...

Cracking day despite getting caught in the M1 closure around Sheffield and it taking over 3 hours to get there.

Nice to see faces old and new, public thanks to woolysox for a much needed cuppa...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2019, 17:55
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By stocktake
No Room at the Inn ( Nano Meet)

Last meet of the year this weekend, best attended so far with around 40 cars at one point

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/16235dab3e533254f.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 17:19
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By stocktake
OK, to remove your fan from your housing simply...

OK, to remove your fan from your housing simply drill the heads off the bolts, they are not hard.
If you decide to replace with a two speed you will need a petrol fan and relay box. the shortened...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2019, 07:50
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By stocktake
I've been to collect parts from them, they are in...

I've been to collect parts from them, they are in Leeds. I was at first concerned as the phone number and address is the same as this
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 07:19
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By stocktake
That is the best free offer you will ever get...

That is the best free offer you will ever get from a man or a woman :eek::D:getmecoat:
Forum: Items Wanted 14th October 2019, 11:29
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By stocktake
Hi John, just so you know, they are not handed ;)

Hi John, just so you know, they are not handed ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 10:15
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By stocktake
Providing the t/stat is OK, blend flaps work and...

Providing the t/stat is OK, blend flaps work and the matrix is clear then you should have no problem getting heat from the original set up, what is the problem?
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 10:02
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By stocktake
Hope your keeping well Graham have a good day ...

Hope your keeping well Graham have a good day
:birthday::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 10:01
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By stocktake
Best birthday wishes from me :) ...

Best birthday wishes from me :)
:birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2019, 09:59
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By stocktake
Was thinking about you yesterday Neil, glad all...

Was thinking about you yesterday Neil, glad all went well. As you know mine had to be changed to open surgery and they they found more complications which meant almost 7 hours in the theatre.
Nice...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2019, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By stocktake
And I bet you dare not show her this thread :D

And I bet you dare not show her this thread :D
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2019, 09:32
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By stocktake
And after this that is all behind you :)

And after this that is all behind you :)
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 16:27
Replies: 27
Views: 818
Posted By stocktake
Good Luck with the op but don't read my sig...

Good Luck with the op but don't read my sig :getmecoat:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th October 2019, 15:32
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By stocktake
It can, as i have one but somebody gave me a disc...

It can, as i have one but somebody gave me a disc to do it a long time ago, tried a few times to find it without success. :(
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 15:16
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By stocktake
I worked for Carillion who famously went bust Jan...

I worked for Carillion who famously went bust Jan 18.

They gave us nothing.

The liquidators retained me and my team for a short while to negotiate the best deals to relocate the contracts...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 12:48
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By stocktake
Interesting, we have been threatening to go on a...

Interesting, we have been threatening to go on a cruise for a few year and felt ready to take the plunge just for 7 to 10 days as an extra holiday around April 2020. We were advised to sail from uk...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 9th October 2019, 13:15
Replies: 30
Views: 2,482
Posted By stocktake
Be rude not to....

Be rude not to....
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2019, 08:23
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By stocktake
I'm not allowed to forget your Birthday Will,...

I'm not allowed to forget your Birthday Will, same as my missus :) have a good low cholesterol day ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 13:18
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
Indeed a strange one. I can recall a different...

Indeed a strange one.
I can recall a different members car 2.5 v6 and that had symptoms of when the A/C was switched on there was a slight delay of 10 to 15 seconds before the fan started on a slow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 11:26
Replies: 131
Views: 7,719
Posted By stocktake
Surely who ever was leading the convoy is...

Surely who ever was leading the convoy is responsible to pay all the fines?...:getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
Hi TC, it is my understanding that the low and...

Hi TC, it is my understanding that the low and middle speeds use the same neg brush. hence this appears to wear first. when it fails it then takes out low and medium together hence no cycling.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 07:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
It Was on Pab's motor Simon, never got the chance...

It Was on Pab's motor Simon, never got the chance to strip it out and have a look. He wanted it replaced with the two speed version, It was an 04 car and you would have thought it would have been a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 21:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
Interesting, I have personal experience of a...

Interesting, I have personal experience of a three speed fan cycling due to low speed only failing, it was on a members car close to me and I have to admit i was surprised but as I say I have seen...
Forum: The Pony Express 4th October 2019, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By stocktake
Soon for sale : new spare wheel for motor home :...

Soon for sale : new spare wheel for motor home : D

Before your blood pressure rises, it's a joke Derek, :D :D :D just glad i could help
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 18:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
As you probably know the low speed fan should...

As you probably know the low speed fan should come on at 100 and go off at 96.
Need a diagnostic test on a T4 really
Forum: The Pony Express 4th October 2019, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By stocktake
Hi Derek, I'm in Leeds if it helps? Happy to...

Hi Derek, I'm in Leeds if it helps? Happy to take delivery of a wheel and happy to meet you at the Wetherby services on the A1 with it if that helps?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 07:32
Replies: 29
Views: 1,006
Posted By stocktake
This does indeed indicate the low speed is...

This does indeed indicate the low speed is working if the fan is on constant.

If the fan cycles on and off during the demist test then that is a sign that the low speed has failed and the next...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2019, 20:30
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By stocktake
I suffered from menieres for many years, had...

I suffered from menieres for many years, had grommets fitted, piece of my skull permanently removed to relieve pressure and all sorts of meds, nothing worked. Ended up having an injection to "kill"...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 09:32
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By stocktake
It may well be a loose or bent heatshield on the...

It may well be a loose or bent heatshield on the exhaust, I have known in the past a worn bottom mount also can cause vibration noises. This is due to the stress on the lower mount is the opposite...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 09:41
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stocktake
Interesting, that was the reason my handbrake...

Interesting, that was the reason my handbrake still under performed despite having done the compensator modification. Sounds like a reasonable explanation. perhaps in hindsight we should check the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 15:20
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By stocktake
Send Devlish or Trebor a pm, they are in lyndons'...

Send Devlish or Trebor a pm, they are in lyndons' area
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 09:45
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By stocktake
£59:99 see my post above Rich :D

£59:99 see my post above Rich :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 09:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,689
Posted By stocktake
I think it was on your recommendation I took out...

I think it was on your recommendation I took out cover with them last year, they do vehicle or personal cover, I took the personal cover.

Me and the wife any car we are driving, national...
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2019, 09:16
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By stocktake
First two weeks of August this year as we all...

First two weeks of August this year as we all know the weather was absolutely roasting. We thought we would have a night out at Leeds Millennium Square, good weather, open air event and a Whitney...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2019, 15:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By stocktake
Seller on ebay deleted picture/s, including the...

Seller on ebay deleted picture/s, including the dodgy brake pipe one.
That definitely makes it buyer beware...:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 18:57
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stocktake
Just a reminder, this diagnosis is purely based...

Just a reminder, this diagnosis is purely based on what noise you think you heard and from that description what we think it might be:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 18:53
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By stocktake
Good quality six sided socket is a must. If...

Good quality six sided socket is a must.

If it still wont move and you don't want to loosen the sub frame simply drill the bolts out and use nuts and bolts as you can get to the back of them.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 08:51
Replies: 12
Views: 679
Posted By stocktake
The white clip you can see at the bottom of...

The white clip you can see at the bottom of picture 5 in arctic's post is clipped around the threaded bar. this clip can be opened to release the clip completely from the threaded bar. Thin screw...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2019, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By stocktake
Have a good day Nige...

Have a good day Nige :birthday::birthday::birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2019, 19:45
Replies: 20
Views: 651
Posted By stocktake
After visiting Amsterdam he seemed different.....

After visiting Amsterdam he seemed different.....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 21:38
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stocktake
To do the job with Rover parts you would need to...

To do the job with Rover parts you would need to change the backplates but there are workarounds if your backplates are otherwise rust free.
There are shoe retaining kits you can buy from other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 20:22
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By stocktake
I recon one of the shoe retaining screws has...

I recon one of the shoe retaining screws has pulled through the backplate and is rattling around in the drum. Needs sorting as a matter of urgency.
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2019, 07:13
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By stocktake
He doesn't need an excuse for a beer :D Have a...

He doesn't need an excuse for a beer :D
Have a great day John :):birthday::birthday:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2019, 19:38
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By stocktake
Looks like the alternator has had it :(

Looks like the alternator has had it :(
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 17th September 2019, 16:01
Replies: 50
Views: 2,113
Posted By stocktake
I found the fan fault finding and diagnosis quite...

I found the fan fault finding and diagnosis quite interesting between us Steve, Surprising what you can find out with a screwdriver and a piece of wire with crocodile clips on either end :). Nice to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2019, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By stocktake
Always worth a thank you when somebody takes the...

Always worth a thank you when somebody takes the time to return to a thread with a solution

THANKYOU.:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2019, 10:47
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By stocktake
Have a good day Andi, must pop down to see you...

Have a good day Andi, must pop down to see you sometime :):birthday::birthday:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 16th September 2019, 10:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By stocktake
Yup. Station Dr, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton WV10...

Yup.
Station Dr, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton WV10 7BU

Last one of the year is next month, 19th and 20th, weather not Guaranteed :D
Info here
http://www.midlandsnanomeets.co.uk/
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 21:19
Replies: 50
Views: 2,113
Posted By stocktake
Station Dr, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton WV10 7BU

Station Dr, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton WV10 7BU
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By stocktake
Yes, the main difference is the motor replaces...

Yes, the main difference is the motor replaces the plastic upright pillar, same fixing holes.
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2019, 10:05
Replies: 8
Views: 221
Posted By stocktake
Happy Birthday from me :birthday::birthday:

Happy Birthday from me :birthday::birthday:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 13th September 2019, 09:59
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By stocktake
Hi Keith, Why not get yourself along here this...

Hi Keith,
Why not get yourself along here this weekend, it's free, just turn up :)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=298399

Not sure if I will be there yet as I have a lot on...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 12th September 2019, 16:03
Replies: 50
Views: 2,113
Posted By stocktake
Not uncommon faults, if that's all you failed on...

Not uncommon faults, if that's all you failed on then it's not too bad, see you next time :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 11:03
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By stocktake
If you can purchase a standard mirror then you...

If you can purchase a standard mirror then you can swap your powerfold assembly on to it ;)
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th September 2019, 10:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By stocktake
As I remember it (it has been a few yr since i...

As I remember it (it has been a few yr since i worked on mine) the mk4 will work with the standard rover equipment. If you opt for the Mk4 then I am told it does have the ability to accept 7 digit...
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2019, 13:53
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By stocktake
Totaly agree

Totaly agree
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th September 2019, 09:08
Replies: 50
Views: 2,113
Posted By stocktake
Just back from Holidays and hoping to get down...

Just back from Holidays and hoping to get down for this one, lots to catch up on at home to be honest so if I can make it then it will be Sat only :)
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2019, 21:01
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By stocktake
Not picking up the wide men on either side of the...

Not picking up the wide men on either side of the pitch. 5-3 :(
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2019, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By stocktake
5-2 sloppy! I rest my case ....:getmecoat:

5-2 sloppy! I rest my case ....:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2019, 20:50
Replies: 10
Views: 276
Posted By stocktake
They look good going forward but dire in defence...

They look good going forward but dire in defence sometimes :(
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th September 2019, 07:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By stocktake
As far as I can remember the BMW mk3 or 4 will...

As far as I can remember the BMW mk3 or 4 will work plug and play but you will be presented with the BMW splash screen every start up. They can both be changed but the mk4 is easier to do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 16:51
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By stocktake
Turn the ign off with the boot open and do not...

Turn the ign off with the boot open and do not disconnect the battery until the red light on the Satnav unit in the boot goes out :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 762
Posted By stocktake
I believe if the transponder is still by the...

I believe if the transponder is still by the ring, the car thinks the key is still in the ign and the remote central locking will not allow the car to lock.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2019, 09:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,471
Posted By stocktake
Would love to come but I,m still on my three week...

Would love to come but I,m still on my three week hol in Lanzarote. Then we have a week in Scotland in a few weeks and the wife has to work for a living. Really appreciate the invite though.

Have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 09:26
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By stocktake
"Deb's car" "Dog hauler". Hmmm somebody could be...

"Deb's car" "Dog hauler". Hmmm somebody could be in a bit of trouble if she reads this thread.......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2019, 17:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,222
Posted By stocktake
Trailor and tow bar?

Trailor and tow bar?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 13:13
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By stocktake
Good news for me then:)

Good news for me then:)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2019, 22:27
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By stocktake
If you mean the engine still runs but you have no...

If you mean the engine still runs but you have no drive. Do a search on here for reverse piston
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2019, 16:57
Replies: 11,314
Views: 771,281
Posted By stocktake
I think I know what the difference is ;)

I think I know what the difference is ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 12:29
Replies: 17
Views: 885
Posted By stocktake
Pretty certain yours will be an older three speed...

Pretty certain yours will be an older three speed fan with worn brushes taking out the low and medium speeds.
If it were a two speed with resistor the high speed would cycle on and off when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2019, 15:27
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By stocktake
Unit off the car, turn upside down and run a...

Unit off the car, turn upside down and run a Stanley knife around the seal. You can then prise the top off.
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2019, 22:29
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By stocktake
::wot::wot::wot: Thinking of you mate

::wot::wot::wot:
Thinking of you mate
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 21:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By stocktake
In each of the doors there is a unit that...

In each of the doors there is a unit that contains two motors, one of the motors locks the door and the other unlocks the door.
These motors can and do fail, if you have the patience of a saint, a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 19:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,004
Posted By stocktake
Driver's door lock has a faulty motor, you need...

Driver's door lock has a faulty motor, you need to replace the lock assembly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2019, 18:51
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By stocktake
If you still have the old one replace the plastic...

If you still have the old one replace the plastic station in the new standard one with the motor from your old powerfold one ;)
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2019, 21:32
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By stocktake
Hi Bob, Having been parked next to you at the...

Hi Bob,
Having been parked next to you at the Pateley Bridge meet I am not surprised by the decision. As you say the originality of the car is the key.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By stocktake
Have you checked your number plate lights ;)

Have you checked your number plate lights ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 17th August 2019, 15:01
Replies: 50
Views: 2,113
Posted By stocktake
And what wheels will you be wearing ;)

And what wheels will you be wearing ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 12:00
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By stocktake
What an utter load of tosh. Vis motors either...

What an utter load of tosh. Vis motors either work or they don't, they will not make the car stutter or jerk. If the flaps connected to the Power Vis in the manifold had failed you would know by the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 15th August 2019, 08:05
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By stocktake
I've nearly been caught sooooo many times ;)

I've nearly been caught sooooo many times ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 10:02
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By stocktake
Wow, that was written a few years ago now ;)

Wow, that was written a few years ago now ;)
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th August 2019, 09:23
Replies: 3
Views: 1,156
Posted By stocktake
I think the only way to do this is to take the...

I think the only way to do this is to take the wiring back to the TV tuner in the boot and splice into / buy the kit for Aux in. but this is where you connect your aftermarket digi box so one or the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 7th August 2019, 09:15
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By stocktake
Very true Rob, you tend to assume things are...

Very true Rob, you tend to assume things are Water Regulations Advisory Scheme approved and such like. Still down to the installer to ensure any fitting is fit for purpose.
Thankfully the problem is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2019, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By stocktake
I'll take it, I could possibly pay you in...

I'll take it, I could possibly pay you in Nigerian Naira when my inheritance from a long lost relative comes through ...:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 08:57
Replies: 13
Views: 792
Posted By stocktake
Is this the key to future classic car motoring?...

Is this the key to future classic car motoring? what was your dream car of 1980? No MOT costs and no VED. insurance can be had for under £100...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:42
Replies: 84
Views: 3,375
Posted By stocktake
Sorry Thomas, what I meant to say is the...

Sorry Thomas, what I meant to say is the headlights on my car are also the sidelights, there is a hole in them where the sidelight fits :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:35
Replies: 84
Views: 3,375
Posted By stocktake
Seriously Thomas it needs to have a sidelight...

Seriously Thomas it needs to have a sidelight fitting as well :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:27
Replies: 84
Views: 3,375
Posted By stocktake
Get that lucas headlight found you. :D

Get that lucas headlight found you. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By stocktake
flippin eck you never ask easy questions do you...

flippin eck you never ask easy questions do you Mark :D
Would somebody like this be able to help ?
http://www.autosigns.co.uk/
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd August 2019, 18:47
Replies: 84
Views: 3,375
Posted By stocktake
Didn't realise it was a two day show :shrug:

Didn't realise it was a two day show :shrug:
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