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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2019, 15:17
Replies: 5
Views: 113
Posted By Odd Job
Maf / re-map 160 bhp

Maf / re-map 160 bhp

Hi all,

Just got a question ref the MAF and remapping my CDTi.

Not the last Nano meet, but the one before, Jamie hooked his PC into my ZT and mentioned that my MAF...
Forum: Technology Forum 14th November 2019, 14:29
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By Odd Job
ignore this

Hi all,

Ignore this.
I posted in the wrong place!

Sorry guys / gals.
:duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh:

I tried to delete, but all I can do is re-type.
Forum: Humour Corner 12th November 2019, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Odd Job
I've been unconscious, but I don't remember a...

I've been unconscious, but I don't remember a thing about it.
Forum: Humour Corner 12th November 2019, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Odd Job
I've be told to go to blazers a few times, I've...

I've be told to go to blazers a few times, I've never been, but it's supposed to be hot this time of year!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By Odd Job
Mine have mysteriously disappeared recently. I...

Mine have mysteriously disappeared recently.
I was thinking of a rubber bung or something myself!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 13:41
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks! :duh: Something that works...

Many thanks! :duh:

Something that works like it should on my car!!! I thought it was yet something else that had got a mind of it's own!
Found I have a dodgy fuel gauge at the weekend!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 21:18
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By Odd Job
My rain sensing wipers work. But, I have to...

My rain sensing wipers work. But, I have to "wake" them up before they do!

Basically, if it starts to rain, they dont come on. It could be slinging it down. - nothing.
I have to turn the control...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 14:59
Replies: 538
Views: 38,078
Posted By Odd Job
Not today, but tomorrow, I'm going to attempt to...

Not today, but tomorrow, I'm going to attempt to change the fuel filter again as last weekend was like monsoon season!!

I'm at work today, so it'll be tomorrow if all goes well.
Forum: Humour Corner 8th November 2019, 09:27
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Odd Job
Yes, it's owned by Warwick Davis!

Yes, it's owned by Warwick Davis!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 09:09
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By Odd Job
Got one on my classic Mini, had it a few years...

Got one on my classic Mini, had it a few years now. Works a treat!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 18:31
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Odd Job
I've not got any instructions, but there is a...

I've not got any instructions, but there is a link on YouTube which is great.
It's pretty easy and straight forward, the only real thing you need to be careful of is when you cut through the old...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2019, 11:33
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Odd Job
I didn't know that! Thanks!

I didn't know that!

Thanks!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2019, 13:54
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks Steve. I never got chance to...

Many thanks Steve.

I never got chance to swap it over this weekend. Saturday was monsoon and Sunday I was here there and everywhere!

A job for this coming weekend I think!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 22:57
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By Odd Job
I've seen the doctor today. Not the best news....

I've seen the doctor today.
Not the best news. I'm being referred to a spinal specialist, the doctor thinks there is a good chance I need an operation on my lower back.

The wait time before I see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 17:00
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Odd Job
Unfortunately, these days things like this go on...

Unfortunately, these days things like this go on all over the country.

I personally could tell you 3 things that I have been involved with where our "boys in blue" have given the impression that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By Odd Job
I accidentally filled the escort with diesel. She...

I accidentally filled the escort with diesel. She died!

( a quote from comedian Gary Delaney )

:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 16:31
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By Odd Job
I have noticed that since I've had my ZT its one...

I have noticed that since I've had my ZT its one of the worst cars I've owned for misting up windows, but all my carpets are dry, the cabin filter is new, the plenums are nice and free and clean.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 15:41
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By Odd Job
Having this back problem is probably the worst...

Having this back problem is probably the worst thing I've ever had.
I've broken bones that haven't hurt this much.
I've had surgery, the healing from that hasn't hurt this much.
My sciatic nerve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 14:59
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Odd Job
I am a great believer in, if you on my property,...

I am a great believer in, if you on my property, touching my property, vandalising my property, or doing anything that you shouldn't be doing to my property then you have given me free reign to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2019, 18:57
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By Odd Job
I quickly found out that having the econ button...

I quickly found out that having the econ button pressed and displayed disengages the A/C compressor. I get the whooshing noise and it sounds strained, so it will remain off until Artic can work his...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 14:54
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks for the how to guide Steve / Grivas, ...

Many thanks for the how to guide Steve / Grivas,

I'll get myself another fuel filter without the drain on the bottom.
I've just taken note of the filter number off the pics and I've got one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 14:24
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Odd Job
Damn!!!! The filter I have has a drain on the...

Damn!!!!
The filter I have has a drain on the bottom!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 12:49
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By Odd Job
Diesel Fuel Filter Change

Hi all,

Just a quick one,

This weekend I'm planning to change my fuel filter on my 2.0 cdti.
Does anyone have any tips or do's and don'ts please?
I can see it's just a "simple" unscrew and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 12:25
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Odd Job
….And that's what SHE said!! :D:D:D:D:D:D

….And that's what SHE said!! :D:D:D:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 11:01
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Odd Job
Sadly, you can buy battery powered hand held disc...

Sadly, you can buy battery powered hand held disc cutters, these are often used to rob cats.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 10:10
Replies: 19
Views: 969
Posted By Odd Job
I really feel for you. My wife works at a...

I really feel for you.

My wife works at a supermarket, and about two years ago they had a spate of cat thefts there. Mainly the shop workers cars as they are parked up most of the day so the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 17:17
Replies: 64
Views: 2,191
Posted By Odd Job
I'm not old. but. 6 months ago I would...

I'm not old. but.

6 months ago I would almost tackle anything car related, ( I'll admit I'm rubbish- with electrics - it's witch craft! )
But after doing my back in, I feel like I've aged about...
Forum: Humour Corner 31st October 2019, 17:00
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By Odd Job
Mines a pint!

Wife - " Where are you going ?!?!! "

Husband- " I'm off to the pub! "

Wife - " Well that's nice! You never take me out anywhere, you just sit around watching TV , then when you do move, you're...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:42
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By Odd Job
It's not over the top, it looks just fine! Keep...

It's not over the top, it looks just fine! Keep it!

Just my humble opinion.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By Odd Job
A tough one to call. If it was a more modern...

A tough one to call.

If it was a more modern diesel I'd say straight away, drain off. Better to be safe than sorry.
But if he can brim it with diesel, and only uses it on slow runs, not fast...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:23
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Odd Job
Here's my knob!! :eek: ...

Here's my knob!! :eek:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/184668582@N07/48987471702/in/dateposted-public/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/184668582@N07/48987471702/in/dateposted-public/
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:17
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Odd Job
Does that thing take batteries? !! ?? :D

Does that thing take batteries? !! ?? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 15:03
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By Odd Job
I'll post a pic of mine later. I replaced...

I'll post a pic of mine later.

I replaced mine the week I bought the car as the old one was dreadful.
The knob nicely matches the gear gaiter with perforated leather effect.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 09:54
Replies: 11,164
Views: 755,400
Posted By Odd Job
I did little bit on my ZT on Sunday. ...

I did little bit on my ZT on Sunday.

Replaced the intercooler to EGR valve hose as it had gone weak.

All went well, until the test drive, and ended up with a puncture!
Not sure yet if it's...
Forum: Humour Corner 26th October 2019, 09:33
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Odd Job
You're not burning fossil fuels are you?!?! :eek:

You're not burning fossil fuels are you?!?! :eek:
Forum: Humour Corner 24th October 2019, 11:51
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Odd Job
Very true, but me and my father were having a...

Very true, but me and my father were having a discussion this very week,
the other problem is, the amount of B.S. that's regularly written in the "rags",
it's probably a good thing if it all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 11:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,580
Posted By Odd Job
Fantastic job!

Fantastic job!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 15:09
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
Everything else seems to have been swapped and...

Everything else seems to have been swapped and checked.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 11:16
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
It's a pity you're so far away, you could borrow...

It's a pity you're so far away, you could borrow the ECU off my ZS as I'm still trying to sell the car at the moment!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 18:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,234
Posted By Odd Job
That looks beautiful! Really nice job! ...

That looks beautiful!

Really nice job!

By the way, I like those rear lights you have there. Where did you get them please?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 20th October 2019, 18:00
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
I attended today ( Sunday ) , sadly I was late...

I attended today ( Sunday ) , sadly I was late arriving so I didn't get manage to get a job done on my ZT, but it was great to meet people!

Plenty of advice, nice chatting to several members! I...
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2019, 17:34
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By Odd Job
Hi all! Attended the last Nano meet today,, ...

Hi all!

Attended the last Nano meet today,,
I had a few comments about my hat!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/184668582@N07/48930368631/in/dateposted-public/
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th October 2019, 20:46
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
Yep, great stuff! Will do! Looking forward...

Yep, great stuff!
Will do!

Looking forward to my second meet and learning some more!
Forum: Was it you? 19th October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Odd Job
Rover 75 - Tourer

Hi all,

Nice looking Rover 75 Tourer spotted on the A38 heading from Burton towards Derby, with ladders strapped to the roof!

On Thursday the 17th

I was in the works van, so I didnt smile...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 19th October 2019, 20:09
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
I'll be there tomorrow Steve. Keeping my...

I'll be there tomorrow Steve.

Keeping my fingers crossed for good weather!

Am I still good for my 11:00 slot for my cooling fan circuit replacement please?

Many thanks

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 09:05
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Thanks! Ill give that a go tomorrow! ...

Thanks!

Ill give that a go tomorrow!

And yes! It does very much sound like a machine gun!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 08:56
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
OK, Something new this morning. Yet...

OK,
Something new this morning.

Yet another cold damp day.
My car has sat at work most of the week. It sits outside in the works car park.

So, I came to open the boot off the remote, and the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:10
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I hope someone on Sunday is feeling "flexible"...

I hope someone on Sunday is feeling "flexible" enough to help me out!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:09
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I have removed my light switch this evening, all...

I have removed my light switch this evening, all pins / terminals look fine, no visible corrosion, no damp around the wires or anything.

I tried to see where the brake light switch is while the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I will share all if it works! I'm not actually...

I will share all if it works!
I'm not actually convinced the problem lays with the switch to be honest.
It may be a red herring, but when I had the wipers go funny on me, at the same time the brake...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:01
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Odd Job
Generally speaking, O.E. silencers are "ridged",...

Generally speaking, O.E. silencers are "ridged", this goes for pretty much any car with a factory silencer.
The shape and size reflects on the amount of silencing and performance that a manufacturer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 15:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks Steve, I'll be there on Sunday.

Many thanks Steve,

I'll be there on Sunday.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 15:37
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks. A very informative read.

Many thanks.

A very informative read.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 11:20
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Odd Job
Looks like it's not the PG1, but the oil listed...

Looks like it's not the PG1, but the oil listed still seems to be MTF94 in some listings.
In other listings 75w80 HR fluid ( Honda / Rover )

Like with my ZS, ( with a PG1 ) it appears there are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Odd Job
Mmmm, I'll try and find out. I thought (...

Mmmm,

I'll try and find out.
I thought ( perhaps wrongly ) that all the 1.8 k had PG1's.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 09:55
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Thanks Steve, I'm trying to see if I can...

Thanks Steve,
I'm trying to see if I can attend on Saturday as the weather looks like it might be a little better?
Looks pretty grim for most of the weekend though.

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 09:41
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By Odd Job
This might sound a bit random, but do your brake...

This might sound a bit random, but do your brake lights act up when your wipers are on a mad one?

I've got a brake light issue in damp cold mornings and I found that when they are playing up my...
Forum: Humour Corner 17th October 2019, 09:11
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Odd Job
That's brilliant!! :D

That's brilliant!! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 09:06
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Odd Job
If your 75 is a 1.8 petrol? Then it should be the...

If your 75 is a 1.8 petrol? Then it should be the PG1 gearbox, which is basically a Honda gearbox. MTF94 is the stuff you need.
They are very sensitive to wrong oil being put in.
In warmer weather...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 08:44
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Thanks Bigblue. That's a scary job, not...

Thanks Bigblue.

That's a scary job, not something I am able to do at the moment with my glass back worst luck.

I don't suppose anyone would be willing to give me a hand in exchange for beer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2019, 08:33
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By Odd Job
Wow! That's a very big bill! I'm glad your...

Wow!

That's a very big bill!
I'm glad your dog and puppies are doing well though.
Whats your plans with them? Keep them or sell them on?

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 08:30
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Odd Job
If the clutch feels ok, then go for a gear oil...

If the clutch feels ok, then go for a gear oil change.

I had a Rover that had a clutch change and the garage put the wrong oil in.
In cold weather made the gear change almost impossible.
I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 12:19
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
How does the light switch come out please? I...

How does the light switch come out please?

I was expecting to see a little slot at either the top or the bottom of the surround like on my ZS which I would carefully insert a small screwdriver,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 10:26
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
No, I've not tried another brake light switch yet.

No, I've not tried another brake light switch yet.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 09:55
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Yes! That looks like mine! No, I've not removed...

Yes! That looks like mine!
No, I've not removed it yet.

A job for later!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 09:39
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Mines the one with front and rear fog lamp...

Mines the one with front and rear fog lamp switches, dashboard light dimmer, and headlight height adjustment.
Number 13 on the Rimmers site.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 09:25
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Odd Job
A friend of mine had similar trouble after having...

A friend of mine had similar trouble after having a car cover on his for a couple of months.
He had white patches and blisters all over his car.
We thought that he would need to get the car fully...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 08:46
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Monday Morning blues! Same story, seems to...

Monday Morning blues!

Same story, seems to be on a Monday morning after a very wet weekend, very damp.
A little different this morning.
I started the car up, no brake lights! Great!
I started...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th October 2019, 11:28
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
Hi Steve, Could I put my name down for one...

Hi Steve,

Could I put my name down for one of these please?

Many thanks

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2019, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By Odd Job
To Flush, or not To Flush?

Hi all,

Just a bit of advice please.

I have fitted an inline thermostat mod to my CDTi, as we are now heading to the colder time of the year, I intend to give my car a full coolant change.
In...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2019, 10:58
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Odd Job
They look very good! I did mine when I first...

They look very good!

I did mine when I first bought the car a few months ago, but one has some deep scratches in so not applied lacquer yet.

I'm on the lookout for a pair of "nice" ones I can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Odd Job
Looks really good! When I've sorted all the...

Looks really good!

When I've sorted all the other problems out with mine I want to do or have something done similar.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2019, 17:02
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
I wouldn't be surprised. I know eventually...

I wouldn't be surprised.

I know eventually it'll be in all forms of petrol to a lesser or greater extent.

Richard
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2019, 16:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By Odd Job
I use Cataclean , I swear by it. :D

I use Cataclean , I swear by it.

:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2019, 15:58
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
Do you have super unleaded in France that you...

Do you have super unleaded in France that you could try in your car?

I run my classic Mini on super unleaded as at the moment it doesn't contain Ethanol.
I'm no doubt that it will before long...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2019, 15:55
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
I'll do my best, this is how I understand it,...

I'll do my best, this is how I understand it, someone may correct me if I'm wrong, but basically here goes.

Ethanol is basically a type of alcohol.
Alcohol is corrosive to certain plastics,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th October 2019, 14:19
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
No T4 on Sunday?

No T4 on Sunday?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 7th October 2019, 14:23
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
Yes, I agree, I just cant find what might be...

Yes, I agree,

I just cant find what might be corroded, and if it is a Canbus issue then I need some help please as it's all witchcraft to me!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 7th October 2019, 12:37
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
I'll be there on Sunday. I'm hoping someone...

I'll be there on Sunday.

I'm hoping someone can help with my brake lights staying on in damp weather, but working ok in pooring with rain weather!

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 12:22
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Odd Job
[QUOTE I used to clean and freshen up our...

[QUOTE

I used to clean and freshen up our wheely bin with that black, coal tar based Jeyes Fluid. These days it's a green pansy with very a small 'j'. How times change.



TC[/QUOTE]


I...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2019, 10:51
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By Odd Job
I saw this plate on a Ford Focus estate in Derby....

I saw this plate on a Ford Focus estate in Derby.

"V1 BRO"

I wonder what they do for a living?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 10:36
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Odd Job
Vibration, noise, juddering. On some vehicles...

Vibration, noise, juddering.
On some vehicles the metallic dust from the flywheel can take the starter motor
out as it destroys the insides and gums everything up.
Sometimes when you switch the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 10:12
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Odd Job
I totally agree with Hammerite products not being...

I totally agree with Hammerite products not being what they where.

They used to be produced by Finergans ( not sure if that's spelt correctly )
I used to have an old MKII Escort and it did a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 11:13
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By Odd Job
I've done something similar a couple of weekends...

I've done something similar a couple of weekends ago to my rear arms.

A damn good clean off, I used some wire wheels on the end of a electric drill. Then Krust, then after that dried I sprayed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 11:05
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
I suppose it's possible a bad injector could...

I suppose it's possible a bad injector could cause this.
The ECU would be trying to compensate by leaning off the fuel mixture if the problem with the injector is that it's over fueling and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 10:53
Replies: 11,164
Views: 755,400
Posted By Odd Job
This weekend I've finally been able to bend and...

This weekend I've finally been able to bend and be flexible enough to carry out an oil and filter change.

Who ever tightened up the oil filter housing must of been a body builder!
I had to use a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 10:37
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Odd Job
I bought a brand new Borg and Beck clutch for my...

I bought a brand new Borg and Beck clutch for my wifes Rover 25.
All looked good, looked genuine ( I bought it off ebay :duh::duh::duh::duh::duh:)
But, the damn thing has juddered since day one!
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 08:54
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By Odd Job
I've got the exact same problem with my 2.0 cdti....

I've got the exact same problem with my 2.0 cdti. I'm saving up to get it done. Apparently getting on for a 6 hour job? Anyway. I'm having the DMF, and clutch including concentric slave replaced....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 17:21
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
Try this before you spend any money. Remove the...

Try this before you spend any money.
Remove the valve, clean it out, refit. See what happens.

Use carb cleaner or brake cleaner. Let it dry out before refitting.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 13:07
Replies: 61
Views: 2,185
Posted By Odd Job
I've had this on my ZS. It has a 135 TF engine...

I've had this on my ZS.
It has a 135 TF engine fitted.
On the inlet manifold there is a black air control valve which has a black hose attached on the back of it. It is held onto the manifold with...
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd October 2019, 08:21
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By Odd Job
Made where?

Nothing seems to be made in England anymore.
Everything seems to be imported.

Just the other day I was looking at this TV in my local supermarket, it said "Built In Antenna"

I've no idea where...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2019, 14:54
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Odd Job
[QUOTE=Arctic;2765853]Personally I like to stick...

[QUOTE=Arctic;2765853]Personally I like to stick to the filter type it will catch any debris /muck

I agree, where does the debris and muck go without the filter to catch it?
It can only gunge up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 13:07
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Thanks Russ, Nothing has been added to the...

Thanks Russ,

Nothing has been added to the car electric wise apart from a replacement gold resister fitted by Artic at the last Nano meet.

I've only had the car just over a month, goodness...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 11:41
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
The wipers were in rain sensing mode. I've...

The wipers were in rain sensing mode.

I've not had chance to check anything today.

The weekend just gone was like monsoon season, and I didnt use the car on Sunday at all.
I found I'd got the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2019, 11:37
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Odd Job
No prizes for guessing what you'll be keeping an...

No prizes for guessing what you'll be keeping an eye on all flight!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 08:40
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Well, It's happened again! After checking...

Well,

It's happened again!
After checking every morning before setting off, all was good. This morning, nice and damp, and cold, and the brake lights are on!

So, I set off to work, put my...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2019, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Odd Job
I love the "coffee cup" analogy! I think...

I love the "coffee cup" analogy!

I think this is a bit more serious than your coffee landing in your lap!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 16:02
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Odd Job
What grade and make of oil do you use?

What grade and make of oil do you use?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 10:06
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks everyone. PCV filter already...

Many thanks everyone.

PCV filter already changed at the last Nano meet thanks Macafee.

5W40 will be my life blood of choice.

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 07:31
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By Odd Job
Oil question for diesel owners

Hi all.

I'll be carrying out an oil and filter change on my 2.0 cdti in the next couple of weeks, I have been reading on the oil flush thread with interest.

This has lead me to ask another oil...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 07:17
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By Odd Job
Sorry to ask in someone else's thread. But on a...

Sorry to ask in someone else's thread. But on a diesel, how often do owners change their oil and filter?
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2019, 10:30
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Odd Job
n.b. - I'm thinking my signature might not have...

n.b. - I'm thinking my signature might not have been my best idea....
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2019, 10:28
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Odd Job
It certainly looks dog-gy!

It certainly looks dog-gy!
Forum: Photography Corner 28th September 2019, 09:37
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Odd Job
If anyone needs convincing that there is a higher...

If anyone needs convincing that there is a higher power at work in the making of the world, this is one of the places!

Great photos!

I've never been, but it's on my list.

Richard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2019, 02:38
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
OK. Plenty to take in there then. ...

OK. Plenty to take in there then.
A hall switch? That'll explain why when I looked at pics of one it didn't resemble any brake light switch I'd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 15:00
Replies: 24
Views: 869
Posted By Odd Job
A very good point Rev, This is one of my...

A very good point Rev,

This is one of my many questions on my list!

On my petrol vehicles ( without and oil cooler or turbo ) I use one every other oil change. I do regular oil and filter...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 12:29
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I cant find any fuses blown. When the lights...

I cant find any fuses blown.

When the lights were on, all 3 stop lamps were the "normal" brightness as if the switch was activated.
I checked all the other lights and everything else was working...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2019, 09:04
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Would a blown fuse make the light stay on? ...

Would a blown fuse make the light stay on?

Sorry if that's a dumb question, I'm still trying to get my head around the CANBUS system.
It's all witch craft to me!
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 26th September 2019, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Odd Job
Looks fantastic! Tell me more about the 2000...

Looks fantastic!

Tell me more about the 2000 and 4000 wet and dry please?

My car is full of tiny swirls from the previous owner putting it through a car wash. I've tried to polish them out by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 11:36
Replies: 45
Views: 2,654
Posted By Odd Job
Totally agree. That's why I've bought my 1st...

Totally agree.

That's why I've bought my 1st 75 ( ZT ).
I've got a love-hate relationship with mine at the moment!


Richard
Forum: Humour Corner 26th September 2019, 11:17
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Odd Job
Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook have kept more people out of the country than the home office has in the last ten years!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2019, 09:42
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I've checked my brake lights twice a day, before...

I've checked my brake lights twice a day, before leaving for work and before leaving for home, and all is fine.

I'm glad they are working as they should, but I'm just worried they could play up...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th September 2019, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Odd Job
It's an early engine. Definitely not a TF...

It's an early engine.
Definitely not a TF engine.

Only early "K"'s had the dissy cap on the end of the cam.
It's not the later "wasted spark" engine which has two ignition coils under the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2019, 16:28
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By Odd Job
Sorry to hear that. My lad got done the...

Sorry to hear that.

My lad got done the other week dropping someone off at East Mids Airport.
30 seconds to get out the car with a bag, ( if that ) and £60 fine later.

Apparently he wasn't in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 12:43
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Odd Job
I've just done the same thing!!!!!! :D:D:D:D

I've just done the same thing!!!!!!
:D:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 11:40
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
I'll try and see if the switch is sticky first...

I'll try and see if the switch is sticky first port of call.

What is the LSM please Artic?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 09:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By Odd Job
I fitted the same thing to my ZS. Not much...

I fitted the same thing to my ZS.
Not much money and looks great, like as already been said, if you catch a high curb you get a warning just before you damage the bumper!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 08:56
Replies: 52
Views: 1,556
Posted By Odd Job
Help! Brake lights stuck on!

Morning all,

Can anyone suggest where I start looking to try and sort this out please?

This morning when I went to leave for work it was very damp.
I fired the car up, went around all the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2019, 08:52
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Odd Job
A great look! Good choice!

A great look!

Good choice!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 14:37
Replies: 45
Views: 2,654
Posted By Odd Job
I felt the same way a few weeks ago, and I've...

I felt the same way a few weeks ago, and I've only recently bought mine.

But I do agree with Heinz.

It's a great car, but yes, it does require attention.

As to the quality of parts from...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 20th September 2019, 13:22
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks. I'll only be doing roughly 6000...

Many thanks.

I'll only be doing roughly 6000 miles a year in mine, so should last a while!

Richard
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th September 2019, 17:18
Replies: 72
Views: 3,986
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks Artic, One of those PCV filters...

Many thanks Artic,

One of those PCV filters was mine. It looks like it had never been changed since the car left the factory back in 2005!

I was meaning to ask, roughly how many miles should I...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2019, 19:48
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Odd Job
Really sorry to hear that. The terrible "C" has...

Really sorry to hear that. The terrible "C" has touched the lives of many a friend and loved one. I sincerely know how you feel.

My prayers and thoughts to you and your late friends family.
...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2019, 21:02
Replies: 227
Views: 16,206
Posted By Odd Job
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2019, 11:48
Replies: 33
Views: 3,733
Posted By Odd Job
Please do! What make of performance filter do...

Please do!
What make of performance filter do you have?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2019, 21:06
Replies: 33
Views: 3,733
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks everyone! I am used to driving a...

Many thanks everyone!

I am used to driving a petrol ZS.

No placebo effect I can assure you. During the summer months I run a replacement panel K&N air filter.
You can immediately feel the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 20:51
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Odd Job
Unfortunately fuel is being messed about with for...

Unfortunately fuel is being messed about with for both petrol and diesel cars.

This will be a bit controversial, but the old 4 star leaded fuel, the actual 98 octane not the watered down 97...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 20:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,035
Posted By Odd Job
I have smelt coolent a few times on my car since...

I have smelt coolent a few times on my car since I have performed the thermostat mod.
But I haven't found any leak or the source of the smell.
Definitely coolant smell though.
So, perhaps this is...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 15th September 2019, 19:57
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
A huge massive thank you to Artic for replacing...

A huge massive thank you to Artic for replacing my resister, my PCV filter, my three bolts on my air intake plastic thingy, and loads of help and advice!

Plus a big thank you to everyone for their...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 21:40
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Many thanks! I'm looking forward to my first...

Many thanks!

I'm looking forward to my first meet tomorrow!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 21:14
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Does anyone have the post code for the Four Ashes...

Does anyone have the post code for the Four Ashes Inn please?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 21:00
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By Odd Job
Is it really a 1.8 diesel? I didnt know the 75...

Is it really a 1.8 diesel?
I didnt know the 75 ever had one fitted?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 20:56
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Great photo's Dawn!

Great photo's Dawn!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th September 2019, 20:49
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Nah, Licks, not spits! ...

Nah,

Licks, not spits!

https://i576.photobucket.com/albums/ss202/Rover25_2009/20190914_195210_zpsuyumtia4.jpg

Me and Max!

For some reason Photobucket has decided to blur all my photos!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 08:55
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Odd Job
Spot on with "rubber" pipes. I replaced all the...

Spot on with "rubber" pipes.
I replaced all the rubber pipes on my Mini a couple of years ago. The only one I didn't replace was the one coming out of my fuel tank.
Two years on, I had to replace...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2019, 22:32
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
LOL!!! I wear glasses for a start!! My dog...

LOL!!!

I wear glasses for a start!!
My dog does sort of look like Spit though!!!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2019, 22:03
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Thanks very much Chris! It'll be Sunday...

Thanks very much Chris!

It'll be Sunday morning when we turn up sadly.

I'm working Saturday - alas!

OK.
the 3 of us!
Me, my better half and my faithful ( as long as food is about!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 21:25
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Odd Job
Thank goodness for that!!!

Thank goodness for that!!!
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2019, 20:54
Replies: 227
Views: 16,206
Posted By Odd Job
I've driven a few MGF'S and LOVE them! The...

I've driven a few MGF'S and LOVE them!

The TF is good, but I do think the hydrolastic suspension was better for ride quality, but still delivered in the handling stakes better than the coil over...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 20:47
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Odd Job
Please dont ban me, I'm looking forward to my...

Please dont ban me, I'm looking forward to my first Nano meet with the club this coming Sunday!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 20:43
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Odd Job
CFR Current Fuel Regualtion ...

CFR

Current
Fuel
Regualtion

except, the first word isnt Current
It starts with the letter C
but also has only 4 letters ending in P
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2019, 20:39
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By Odd Job
I heard something similar. But I dont think it's...

I heard something similar. But I dont think it's so much of an additive but as to what rubbish they "water" fuel down with now.

I'm very new to the diesel scene, so I cant really comment on that...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2019, 20:10
Replies: 227
Views: 16,206
Posted By Odd Job
Hi all, Great looking MGF's and MGTF's ! ...

Hi all,

Great looking MGF's and MGTF's !

I have always thought it was one of the best looking and handling two seater sports cars produced!
One day, I'll have one of my own ( or I'll buy my...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2019, 19:47
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Just a quick one guys, Can I bring my...

Just a quick one guys,

Can I bring my scruffy little dog on Sunday?

Would he be allowed in the pub come meal time?
He's clean when inside premises, but obviously outside the world is his...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2019, 19:43
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Sorry to hear about your MOT failure, really hope...

Sorry to hear about your MOT failure, really hope you get it sorted quickly and reasonably.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 15:16
Replies: 33
Views: 3,733
Posted By Odd Job
Keeping with the increase of air flow theme, ...

Keeping with the increase of air flow theme,

Has anyone installed a K&N air filter to their diesel 75?
If so, any improvement noticed please?

Thanks

Richard
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2019, 12:17
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Odd Job
Found it! Posted!

Found it!

Posted!
Forum: Humour Corner 12th September 2019, 11:27
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By Odd Job
Legal cover?

Do you have sex insurance?

Here are a few companies who you may be able to help!

Sex with your wife - Legal and General
Sex with your future wife - Mutual Trust
Sex with your secretary -...
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2019, 11:17
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Odd Job
There is a joke somewhere about different type of...

There is a joke somewhere about different type of cover for sex and where you have it.
If I find it I'll post it in the funny section!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 11th September 2019, 10:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,023
Posted By Odd Job
Not long now! My first meet this Sunday!!...

Not long now!

My first meet this Sunday!! Looking forward to it!
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