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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 22:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By gozo ken
After fitting the relays on my first 75, thinking...

After fitting the relays on my first 75, thinking I needed them,I wanted to buy another set,and to my surprise was told I didn't need them as it wasn't fully canbussed.
Sure enough I connected them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 17:30
Replies: 31
Views: 2,421
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Stan,agreed,but just wanted to put the...

Hi Stan,agreed,but just wanted to put the information out there, someone was looking to the future with regards to having factory copies I suppose.
I've just pasted what I put in the other thread
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 17:18
Replies: 31
Views: 2,421
Posted By gozo ken
Don't know if anyone read what I put in the last...

Don't know if anyone read what I put in the last thread about sills,but someone mentioned that the saloon body panels weren't available to get accurate impressions of the sills to have just the sill...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 19:59
Replies: 47
Views: 7,257
Posted By gozo ken
Rimmers seem to have the LHS tourer body...

Rimmers seem to have the LHS tourer body panel(including sill)pricey though. https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-ALA500370
I would imagine the sill section is the same as the saloon.
Having said...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 22:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By gozo ken
Also try selecting snow mode.

Also try selecting snow mode.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2021, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By gozo ken
Yes,I did change the lower mount when I did the...

Yes,I did change the lower mount when I did the gearbox,that again, isn't as good as the original.wish I'd kept the original and powerflexed it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2021, 16:57
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By gozo ken
Engine mounts

Good afternoon,does anyone know where I can source a main engine mount for the diesel?
I've had a look online,but they all seem to be just one type, I'm sure they would work,but I wonder whether...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2021, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By gozo ken
You can select it whilst driving or standing. ...

You can select it whilst driving or standing.
It does start in second gear,but changes up sooner as well,
When in the UK and on the continent,I engaged 'snow mode' to increase the economy of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2021, 16:11
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By gozo ken
I still thought it prudent to check diagnostic...

I still thought it prudent to check diagnostic re- fuel levels in the tank before narrowing it down to something wrong with the gauge.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2021, 16:08
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By gozo ken
Yes I just pressed it again,once I reached...

Yes I just pressed it again,once I reached 21,,everything else seems ok,,although my rain sensor isnt working,but that was before i did this,,,must be as brave when I connect TOAF, to sort that one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2021, 22:42
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By gozo ken
Fuel Guage fault.

I don't know if this has been mentioned before,but I had noticed my gauge going down sooner than I expected,so I put 50 euros in,then took my friend to the pharmacy,as I was waiting,I noticed the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2020, 19:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,409
Posted By gozo ken
I change the oil by using a small drill pump from...

I change the oil by using a small drill pump from the dip stick tube,saves messing with undertray and jacking up.
Don't know off hand where v6 filter is, as I've always had diesels,and the filter is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2020, 17:52
Replies: 31
Views: 3,108
Posted By gozo ken
That's true TC.,,and my dials have glass front on...

That's true TC.,,and my dials have glass front on which the water vapour more readily condenses.
Whilst we were back in the UK ,last Summer, I decided to fix the cooling fan and on the R75, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2020, 16:59
Replies: 31
Views: 3,108
Posted By gozo ken
Hi guys, I don't know if this might help,but my...

Hi guys,
I don't know if this might help,but my dials used to steam up on my classic car,until I fitted LED bulbs.Now they stay clear.
I presume you would have to buy LED's that are compatible with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 15:10
Replies: 35
Views: 3,517
Posted By gozo ken
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/thum_238685e85f1f4979f1.jpg ('https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/vbimghost.php?do=displayimg&imgid=27107')
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2020, 23:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By gozo ken
My old cd80 worked with steering wheel...

My old cd80 worked with steering wheel controls,ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2020, 20:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By gozo ken
If you end up swapping it,go for a box that is...

If you end up swapping it,go for a box that is later than 2003,they were upgraded and apparently more reliable.
I had to change mine last year after same symptoms as you,tried changing reverse...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2020, 16:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By gozo ken
My 2000 model used to have the black painted...

My 2000 model used to have the black painted sills and bumper bottoms,so I would also say it probably had an owner that liked to add the ppd bits.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 15:08
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By gozo ken
I've started using my drill pump now when I do...

I've started using my drill pump now when I do the oil change,it does suck it all out,but saves messing with the undertray and jacking up,so a lot quicker to do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,855
Posted By gozo ken
With regards to the door seal,I found that the...

With regards to the door seal,I found that the passenger side is the same,and if you go to a breakers yard,you can pick one up that hasn't had the wear of a drivers side.Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 10:49
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By gozo ken
Glad you got it sorted,,wasn't aware you had a...

Glad you got it sorted,,wasn't aware you had a leak,obviously can cause issues.These are the problems with trying to advise ,remotely.
Hope it continues to behave,
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 65
Views: 6,347
Posted By gozo ken
After reading this thread,thought I'd put my two...

After reading this thread,thought I'd put my two penneth in=
I use pump pliers to get the rubber hangers off,with a bit of silicone grease,as I believe washing up liquid is bulked up with salt,which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 14:15
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By gozo ken
I did the same last year but still had a faulty...

I did the same last year but still had a faulty box,so in the end I bought a second hand 2004 box and after 11months everything is fine.
In 2003 they were replaced by an uprgraded/stronger...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 23:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,803
Posted By gozo ken
Got mine registered in Malta,didn't need one...

Got mine registered in Malta,didn't need one here.
Ken
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 22:53
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By gozo ken
I had this issue last year, replaced oil...

I had this issue last year, replaced oil cooler,egr cooler(on autos only)and then head gasket(check number of small holes in exposed part of gasket before ordering new one)because of location I had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 08:46
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By gozo ken
Maybe warm it slightly with a hair dryer,so the...

Maybe warm it slightly with a hair dryer,so the plastic clips aren't so brittle, before trying to remove it.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2019, 19:44
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By gozo ken
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001845 Looks...

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001845
Looks like the ''airbag''labled ones aren't available.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2019, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,854
Posted By gozo ken
My Contemporary se in Nocturne(no' 13 of 13)gets...

My Contemporary se in Nocturne(no' 13 of 13)gets sorned quite often ,as I live in Gozo,,so don't think that it's been removed permanantly,actually it passed its MOT yesterday.
And when I return to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 16:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By gozo ken
Hi, What I did with mine was to carefully...

Hi,
What I did with mine was to carefully remove it,then drill the broken stubs with a 3mm drill,replace and screw from inside the boot lid with small self tapping screws,
Did this about 2 months...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 21:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By gozo ken
If you are looking for second hand ones,I believe...

If you are looking for second hand ones,I believe rover 25 and maybe 45 are the same housing,I certainly transplanted a mirror from a 25 to 75.(post 2002)
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By gozo ken
The switches on my passenger seat,didn't work...

The switches on my passenger seat,didn't work after a lay up,,all I did was push them in the desired direction ,a little bit harder,,be careful not to break them though.
The same thing with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 22:25
Replies: 33
Views: 3,527
Posted By gozo ken
Nice V8,we'll have to start a ''Nocturne''...

Nice V8,we'll have to start a ''Nocturne'' club,not so rare as I thought....
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 22:00
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By gozo ken
My year 2000 was very quiet,but I put it down to...

My year 2000 was very quiet,but I put it down to the ''classic ''trim,,fabric seats instead of my later model leather seats,,the material seams to absorb the noise.
Also 17" wheels are noisier than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2019, 21:30
Replies: 12
Views: 1,666
Posted By gozo ken
I've just come accross this old thread and...

I've just come accross this old thread and thought I'd let you know that I bought this last year.
I had a few issues ,but sorted them out,oh and thanks Big Russ for getting my spare key sorted.
I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 08:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By gozo ken
Thanks T Cut, I don't mind doing that,but what...

Thanks T Cut,
I don't mind doing that,but what puzzles me is when Big Russ had it on the T4,the motors did a ''self check'' and moved up and down,so at this stage I think the motors are OK and not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By gozo ken
I asked because I've never had these lights...

I asked because I've never had these lights before,
I heard the headlamp motors move when Big Russ had it on the T4, but never since.
The beam ,when I bought it, was down on the deck and not much...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 20:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By gozo ken
xenon lights self leveling

Do these lights do the ''self check''like the manual adjusted lights do?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 16:08
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By gozo ken
It could also be the low speed fan motor...

It could also be the low speed fan motor brushes.Just changed mine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 14:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By gozo ken
That reminds me,I must remember to take a photo...

That reminds me,I must remember to take a photo of the deisel one that I've seen ,here in Gozo.
Apparently they have 37-40 hp !
Now where's that rice pudding I need the skin taking off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 16:22
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By gozo ken
When I was getting issues like this,I changed the...

When I was getting issues like this,I changed the amp,,but it made no difference,,I gave the rear window a good clean ''on the inside''and it improved the reception,but I still notice a poorer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2019, 17:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By gozo ken
Around 130000 miles.replacement clock.. Does...

Around 130000 miles.replacement clock..
Does look nice,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 13:04
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By gozo ken
I've had a 'Bergen' set for some years now and...

I've had a 'Bergen' set for some years now and found them to be of good quality,they are a flexible head at both ends and can get into really awkward places.
I have managed to strip the 'often used'...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 12:58
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By gozo ken
I've got some mk1 badges on the wrong centre...

I've got some mk1 badges on the wrong centre caps,to put onto my mk1 car,,which originally had the newer but really faded badge centers.
So I'm going to try and warm the badges up with a hair dryer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 12:52
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By gozo ken
A couple of weeks ago,I was struggling getting...

A couple of weeks ago,I was struggling getting the spring over the rubber boot of my ball joints,,
I cut a piece of plastic out of a milk bottle and made it into a 'cone' shape,,worked a treat,even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2019, 21:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By gozo ken
http://mgf.mgcc.info/news/The%20MGZT%20220S.pdf

http://mgf.mgcc.info/news/The%20MGZT%20220S.pdf
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2019, 13:49
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By gozo ken
Could still be a bulb,,I've known a bulb element...

Could still be a bulb,,I've known a bulb element make and brake,,,not work then work,,
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2019, 18:41
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By gozo ken
I've used two sockets(from a socket set)on mole...

I've used two sockets(from a socket set)on mole grips when I did it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2019, 20:22
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Hi all, Just in case anyone was interested- ...

Hi all,
Just in case anyone was interested-
Had auto-box from 2004 car shipped across,and fitted after Christmas,works great now,
Couple of points though-The level plug is no longer an allen key...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 13th November 2018, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 2,103
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Jules,(Bongu/bonsoir) I live in Gozo,I...

Hi Jules,(Bongu/bonsoir)
I live in Gozo,I brought my 75 from Britain.
Local parts suppliers can get some parts,including service parts,as mine is the diesel so shares parts with BMW and Land...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2018, 20:41
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By gozo ken
I thought it was for a 'magic carpet ride'.:D

I thought it was for a 'magic carpet ride'.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2018, 20:33
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By gozo ken
Autobox Required

Good evening everyone,I'm still looking for a 75 diesel auto box,2003 or later with reasonable mileage(pr013),if anyone can help,thanks Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2018, 19:47
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Thanks Mike ,I'll do that.

Thanks Mike ,I'll do that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2018, 22:20
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Thanks Simon, I have changed the reverse piston...

Thanks Simon,
I have changed the reverse piston and refilled with the correct spec fluid,then checked when at the correct temperature.
The reverse piston was totally sheered in two,,I can only...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 21:21
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Sorry for the delay,,got family over at the...

Sorry for the delay,,got family over at the moment,,,,,
reverse jumps in harshly-forward gears slip badly.and all very noisy,
After some research,these boxes did have recalls pre- 2003 from Jaguar...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2018, 14:17
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Hi ,Just a quick update,tried to post photo of...

Hi ,Just a quick update,tried to post photo of reverse piston sheared in two,
Bottom line is gearbox still no good ,so I need another,,post 2003 auto for diesel.pr013?
When I'm back in UK next...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
https://outlook.live.com/owa/?path=/attachmentligh...

https://outlook.live.com/owa/?path=/attachmentlightbox
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2018, 09:49
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
I had an orange(pimento) one in the mid 90s,this...

I had an orange(pimento) one in the mid 90s,this one's royal blue.

Getting back to the Rover---the reverse piston --the top has totally sheared off,can't see this in any other references on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 22:30
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
I like the play on words,the English language is...

I like the play on words,the English language is great isn't it,,''manual box''as apposed to a book,
The BW35 is in a Staaag as J Clarkson referred to it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 14:34
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Simon,mike, It's what I was thinking,but you...

Hi Simon,mike,
It's what I was thinking,but you can get distracted onto other things,when you haven't tackled this job before...I'm used to 'manuals' apart from my BW35 that is....so after doing a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2018, 09:36
Replies: 32
Views: 9,125
Posted By gozo ken
I know this is an old thread,but could I ask,did...

I know this is an old thread,but could I ask,did you remove the gearbox to change the clutch plates?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 09:30
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Steve, thank you for your input,I take it...

Hi Steve,
thank you for your input,I take it the filters are behind the solenoid cover at the front?
Am I able to physically see or check to see if they are blocked,or even blow through them or are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2018, 18:34
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
It did initially,but then lost gears,stuck in...

It did initially,but then lost gears,stuck in garage now with some forward movement but no reverse, so can't really move it again.Going to have a look tomorrow.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2018, 16:48
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Just changed the fluid,quite dark and a bit...

Just changed the fluid,quite dark and a bit smelly,so wonder if it's the reverse piston and clutch plates,as mentioned in another thread.
I'll have to look further...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2018, 13:38
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Thanks for that,,I've just checked the level at...

Thanks for that,,I've just checked the level at the correct temperature and it was fine,,even ran a bit of new fluid through ,just to make sure.
So I'll have a look at the reverse piston.
I still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2018, 11:20
Replies: 32
Views: 3,700
Posted By gozo ken
Autobox lost gears

I can see that this subject has been covered,but haven't found exact symptoms in my searches-
Car is cdt 2002 with Jatco auto-92000miles.
I changed the fluid around two years ago.
Has always...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2018, 11:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
Have done that and it works fine,,I had some...

Have done that and it works fine,,I had some bolts in the garage and I've made the studs,,,thank you anyway.
Regards Ken.
ps,
Update- took it for a test run around the island,and touch wood all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2018, 09:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
I don't suppose anyone has any spare injector...

I don't suppose anyone has any spare injector clamp bolts,do they?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2018, 09:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Rich, No oil in water system,it was the...

Hi Rich,
No oil in water system,it was the other way around.
I could imagine it would be a pain of a job though..
Thanks, Ken
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2018, 09:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
Ok,,found out that I'd put the injector clamps on...

Ok,,found out that I'd put the injector clamps on the wrong way around,,saw this in another thread,,(they do look upside down in their 'correct' position though) thanks Mike as well as I've just seen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2018, 07:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
Thank you for your responses,,sorry I couldn't...

Thank you for your responses,,sorry I couldn't get back straight away..been hectic,,,
I had a tool made to check the cam positions+lock the flywheel.
My initial mistake was to set the timing up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2018, 14:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By gozo ken
CDT not starting,after head gasket change,,,,

Hi,
If anyone could give some advice or point me in the right direction,I would appreciate it---

Had water loss recently -
Water in oil,Oil Level rising,Mayo under oil cap,
but no oil in water....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2018, 10:23
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By gozo ken
Yes ,I second that, Got drop links from Matt...

Yes ,I second that,
Got drop links from Matt lat year and the rubbers had perished.
After telling him he was happy to post them out to Gozo for me.
(I paid the postage ,as I had ordered a lower...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2018, 19:36
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By gozo ken
My exhaust needed changing and I ordered one of...

My exhaust needed changing and I ordered one of these,,
It came with new brackets already on it,so the old strap was thrown away.
Also the pipe at the front was shaped to fit onto the old one,so it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2018, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By gozo ken
Clumber park

Just got this in my inbox,might be nice,,if you have a 2003 or earlier car-see below-for discount entry--...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2018, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,209
Posted By gozo ken
Add to that,the omission of the rear anti roll...

Add to that,the omission of the rear anti roll bar,that would maybe effect different spring rates.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2018, 16:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By gozo ken
He states he has an auto'',,I see what you are...

He states he has an auto'',,I see what you are getting at though,,the brake pedal switch can interfere with it ,just the same,,Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2018, 19:44
Replies: 9
Views: 951
Posted By gozo ken
VRT every 2 years now we've moved to Gozo,,,,

VRT every 2 years now we've moved to Gozo,,,,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2018, 16:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By gozo ken
Not seen one of these before

No connection to this person,just come across this on the 'bay' ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2018, 19:54
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By gozo ken
Fingers crossed,it's sorted itself. Although I...

Fingers crossed,it's sorted itself.
Although I can't blame freezing weather,we moved about 2000miles south of you last year!.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2018, 20:04
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By gozo ken
I did this myself last week,whilst changing the...

I did this myself last week,whilst changing the bulb,must have pressed too hard on the spring to secure the bulb.
Found out on here, that I must have pushed too hard and separated the 'ball and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2017, 16:14
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By gozo ken
Baby wipes can work on jean stains,I've...

Baby wipes can work on jean stains,I've sometimes used a little brake cleaner,, but do this at your own risk,as it is not the intended use.
Ken
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2017, 21:35
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By gozo ken
Michelin CrossClimate 225/45 R17 W (94), I've...

Michelin CrossClimate 225/45 R17 W (94),
I've had these on for 2 years and can highly recommend them,,although haven't tried them in snow yet.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2017, 15:02
Replies: 88
Views: 14,458
Posted By gozo ken
Are these the bushes?- ...

Are these the bushes?-
https://unipartautostore.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=subframe

Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2017, 16:26
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By gozo ken
Rimmers show a clip in the picture-included with...

Rimmers show a clip in the picture-included with the sensor.
https://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-SOE100010P
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2017, 09:27
Replies: 31
Views: 4,583
Posted By gozo ken
I agree with T16,,I can't see why you would have...

I agree with T16,,I can't see why you would have to tighten the drop links with the car on the ground,when they have the ball joint at each end !!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2017, 14:20
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By gozo ken
With regards Oil changing- Yes I did the same...

With regards Oil changing-
Yes I did the same thing last week-makes it very easy,no crawling around underneath and messing with the undertray.
This pump doesn't need priming,if under 3m ,so simple...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2017, 20:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,854
Posted By gozo ken
I got some dexion from someone local to me on...

I got some dexion from someone local to me on Gumtree,I can cut it to size and bolt it together-like meccanno'.You can use wood shelves,ply is strong but pricey or those chipboard loft planks,,A...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2017, 11:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By gozo ken
When mine does that,I stick it in 'snow' mode,and...

When mine does that,I stick it in 'snow' mode,and it is then less willing to downshift,
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2017, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By gozo ken
I see,cheers Phil.

I see,cheers Phil.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2017, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By gozo ken
Do any of the T4 people know what the codes mean...

Do any of the T4 people know what the codes mean or is it a closely guarded secret?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2017, 10:35
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By gozo ken
OBC 14.0-14.4 Fault codes

Years ago I discovered how to access the OBC function,with help from here or my rom,,,but have never found the section 14.0-14.4 code interpretations-
I know that 000000 means no errors,but have now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2017, 20:58
Replies: 33
Views: 2,673
Posted By gozo ken
The top broken stud will just tap out,I broke one...

The top broken stud will just tap out,I broke one and found it's just on splines,like wheel studs.
Then on a scrap car,just remove a good stud nut and tap out a good stud with a centre punch or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2017, 21:30
Replies: 4
Views: 1,213
Posted By gozo ken
DMGRS Got my drop link nuts,today,Thanks Mat, ...

DMGRS Got my drop link nuts,today,Thanks Mat,
Regards Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2017, 20:30
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By gozo ken
Not what most would recommend,but I seemed to...

Not what most would recommend,but I seemed to remember using the starter motor(very very briefly)using the right size socket and wedging the Tommie bar,and then keeping the area clear,,,came off...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2017, 20:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By gozo ken
Just another thing to consider-some of the...

Just another thing to consider-some of the earlier screens connected to a different type of aerial booster box ,if it's different to yours,you might take that one as well as the screen.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2017, 10:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,116
Posted By gozo ken
When I had my front one changed,they used a...

When I had my front one changed,they used a hotwire/cheese cutter type thing,to cut through the mastic,rear might be the same bonding.
Ken
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2016, 21:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,866
Posted By gozo ken
I had my auto locking enabled after getting sick...

I had my auto locking enabled after getting sick of telling my wife not to put her handbag on the passenger seat when she goes shopping-at least now she wont get it nicked when she stops at traffic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2016, 13:23
Replies: 1
Maf
Views: 282
Posted By gozo ken
Try-temporally disconnecting it, to see if it...

Try-temporally disconnecting it, to see if it makes a difference.
Does it get up to 'normal' temperature-if not it may need a new thermostat,,this can also affect economy,
Also if it's an automatic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2016, 21:19
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By gozo ken
If it were me.I'd try unplugging the MAF sensor...

If it were me.I'd try unplugging the MAF sensor temporally and see if there's a difference.
Also try the sports/normal/snow switch in each mode,my friends SLK had become disconnected and was in one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2016, 23:11
Replies: 30
Views: 3,194
Posted By gozo ken
Maybe the connections to the 'smart nav' service...

Maybe the connections to the 'smart nav' service button.
see post 18 on this by Reebs-
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=194309&highlight=smart+nav&page=2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 12:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By gozo ken
Obviously get the correct size for wheel,,install...

Obviously get the correct size for wheel,,install them a few times to get used to putting them on.and take some photos of the installation.There would be nothing worse than being at the roadside,in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2016, 12:02
Replies: 30
Views: 3,194
Posted By gozo ken
I know you'd probably want to remove and dry the...

I know you'd probably want to remove and dry the carpets,,,but when I had an accident with the matrix pipes and flooded the drivers footwell,I soaked it up with towels and then started the engine,put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2016, 11:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By gozo ken
I used autoglym glass polish-twice and changed my...

I used autoglym glass polish-twice and changed my blades to bosch ones,these were the only things that worked on mine.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2016, 18:49
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By gozo ken
DITTO What Sonic said..

DITTO What Sonic said..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2016, 17:22
Replies: 21
Views: 2,008
Posted By gozo ken
I recommend the Bosch S5 silver, Ken.

I recommend the Bosch S5 silver,
Ken.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2016, 20:45
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By gozo ken
Just check the screws are tight,,Ken.

Just check the screws are tight,,Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 20:32
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By gozo ken
An upside down seat heater switch,does it for...

An upside down seat heater switch,does it for me,,all I do is switch it on as I get the car out of the garage and when my wife is ready,the engine is already warmed up.Ken.
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2016, 20:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By gozo ken
Is this what you are looking for- ...

Is this what you are looking for-
http://www.toolstation.com/search?searchstr=consumer+unit
I think all new installations have to have a metal cabinet these days.
Good idea to have it installed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2016, 19:58
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By gozo ken
I find it more difficult on the 'Auto' as apposed...

I find it more difficult on the 'Auto' as apposed to the 2 manual cars that I've had,as there are more bits of wiring loom in the way,so last time I moved the under bonnet fuse box,and got in that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2016, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,909
Posted By gozo ken
I had mice in the 75's engine bay,at the airport...

I had mice in the 75's engine bay,at the airport parking area,over a couple of weeks they chewed through the diesel return pipe which covered the engine bay in diesel,which in turn, led to alternator...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2016, 19:08
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By gozo ken
I would just do one side, On my first r75 I...

I would just do one side,
On my first r75 I bought it with a noisy left rear bearing,,Rover actually replaced it under the 3 year warranty.Then a few years I banged the same side into a kerb(after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2016, 12:38
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By gozo ken
Some come with the nut,some don't, I took an...

Some come with the nut,some don't,
I took an old one into a 'nut and bolt supplier' and they had one to match.
When nyloc wasn't available once,I used two nuts,one as a locknut.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2016, 19:24
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By gozo ken
I agree with Trikey,on the canbus idea. When...

I agree with Trikey,on the canbus idea.
When strange things happened to mine,I unplugged the FB,Heater and everything went back to normal.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2016, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By gozo ken
I have some,,only used them once,about six years...

I have some,,only used them once,about six years ago,when it really snowed.
Worked well and went passed a lot of stuck cars.
Should only be used on snow,,as soon as you are on the road surface...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2016, 22:52
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By gozo ken
Was it ''Life on Mars'' where they had a few...

Was it ''Life on Mars'' where they had a few Rover 75 Police cars?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2016, 20:05
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By gozo ken
Cruising to France and back got me my best figure...

Cruising to France and back got me my best figure of 47mpg,,,mid to high 30's on local runs,,,I've mentioned on here before that I find putting it in ''SNOW'' mode helps with sooner gear changes and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2016, 22:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,084
Posted By gozo ken
Having had 2 manuals-the auto is brilliant,only...

Having had 2 manuals-the auto is brilliant,only negative,apart from less mpg,,is I found it even more difficult to change the nearside dipped beam bulb,ended up moving the fuse box.
I often put it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2016, 20:45
Replies: 32
Views: 1,799
Posted By gozo ken
I found an old screwdriver within a wall I...

I found an old screwdriver within a wall I knocked down in my last house,,It had a stone
in the gable end marking the date as- 1912---the same year the Titanic went down,,,you can imagine the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2016, 23:12
Replies: 37
Views: 4,061
Posted By gozo ken
4 x Michelin CrossClimate 225/45 R17 W (94),...

4 x Michelin CrossClimate 225/45 R17 W (94), Reinforced
Price: £394.56 fitted at local garage from black circles last October
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2016, 20:32
Replies: 37
Views: 4,061
Posted By gozo ken
Had CrossClimates on for nearly a year,still...

Had CrossClimates on for nearly a year,still plenty of tread and wearing evenly.Only thing is -it didn't snow last Winter for me to try them out.
Good in wet though and very quiet.
They're on 17s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2016, 11:54
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By gozo ken
Unlucky,or is it a bit of a coincidence, The...

Unlucky,or is it a bit of a coincidence,
The only time I've suffered punctures,is on the way home from the airport parking!!(with brand new tyres)
Makes you wonder if some nearby garage take...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2016, 11:43
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By gozo ken
Thanks for that,,another one to add to the...

Thanks for that,,another one to add to the list,Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2016, 15:39
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By gozo ken
Hi,I find this helpful ,on the Rimmer Bros...

Hi,I find this helpful ,on the Rimmer Bros site,,you'll have to scroll down half the page though,to find Damper identification,also codes are under your back seat--...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2016, 10:44
Replies: 14
Views: 803
Posted By gozo ken
Having had 2 manuals',I went for the Auto', I...

Having had 2 manuals',I went for the Auto', I wouldn't go back to a manual now,especially after a 're-map',Ken.(Thank's Big Russ.)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2016, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By gozo ken
Is this it- ...

Is this it-
http://www.allcarpartsfast.co.uk/mg-rover/mg-rover-peh000540-hose-engine-to-t-piece/
ps.Rimmers often price match,I've done it a few times,
Ken.
Sorry-my numbers got mixed up in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2016, 16:19
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Ray, Yes the AA wanted an extra £500 when I...

Hi Ray,
Yes the AA wanted an extra £500 when I inquired about the remap.
I then tried the 3 common comparison websites and moneysupermarket came up with £237,and I ended up with Admiral,,but watch...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2016, 21:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,241
Posted By gozo ken
Yes I'm surprised at the amount of petrol 75's...

Yes I'm surprised at the amount of petrol 75's that have a parking heater.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2016, 21:42
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By gozo ken
I agree totally

I agree totally
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2016, 20:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,190
Posted By gozo ken
In my auto saloon,I can get mid 30's in the...

In my auto saloon,I can get mid 30's in the winter with local short journeys.
Just been to France,,serviced and tyres checked before setting off,,did around 1600 miles at between 110 and 130 kmh and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2016, 15:03
Replies: 68
Views: 4,393
Posted By gozo ken
Try giving your windscreen a real good...

Try giving your windscreen a real good squirt,,,the splatter from that makes them drop back,and take the hint.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2016, 20:05
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gozo ken
I wouldn't use peanut butter,,the mice like it...

I wouldn't use peanut butter,,the mice like it too much.
Ken.
Forum: Technology Forum 24th February 2016, 11:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Stewart, Don't know if this of any use...

Hi Stewart,
Don't know if this of any use but,,,
When my old xp pc died and wouldn't reboot,I was without all that stuff on there,so I bought a new windows 7 enabled pc+bought one of those portable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2016, 19:29
Replies: 34
Views: 2,560
Posted By gozo ken
I have had a manual with cruise and did exactly...

I have had a manual with cruise and did exactly as you do,,I have medical issues that led me down the track -of getting an auto.
I retrofitted the cruise and found the same issues as you+whilst in...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 9th February 2016, 17:40
Replies: 25
Views: 2,466
Posted By gozo ken
I second that,,,,buy a cheap damp meter and look...

I second that,,,,buy a cheap damp meter and look at other caravans too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2016, 17:34
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By gozo ken
Apparently using washing up liquid to wash your...

Apparently using washing up liquid to wash your cars can do this to rubber as well as corrode bare metal ,as it uses salt to thicken up the liquid.
So it's best to use car shampoo.
I use this on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2016, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By gozo ken
Get in the boot with a torch and get someone to...

Get in the boot with a torch and get someone to hose it from all angles,you might be lucky and see where it's coming from.
I think it's unusual for a 1999 model,,just a thought though,it might be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd February 2016, 10:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,184
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Richard,I've had this happen to me,,my year...

Hi Richard,I've had this happen to me,,my year 2000,2002 cars didn't have the issue,but my 2004 did,incidently my sons 54 plate v8 did as well.
Main areas ,where it leaked, were the side chrome...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2016, 18:57
Replies: 10
Views: 887
Posted By gozo ken
Just a thought- I had sold my manual 75 because...

Just a thought-
I had sold my manual 75 because I was struggling with the clutch,so I bought an auto,brilliant car.
Soon after though,I was having a look at my sons Nissan 300ZX manual and he...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2016, 19:59
Replies: 103
Views: 7,942
Posted By gozo ken
HI,not sure if you can use ''Boss White '' with...

HI,not sure if you can use ''Boss White '' with LPG ,should be 'Calor tight''or ptfe tape,as certain compounds aren't compatible with LPG as it is more corrosive and at a higher pressure than Natural...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2016, 10:47
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By gozo ken
Might be best if it doesn't go official,as you...

Might be best if it doesn't go official,as you are supposed to put any neighbour disputes down on the legal paperwork when selling your house,,,you wouldn't want to put your new buyers off ,would you?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2016, 12:05
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By gozo ken
Not quite true,depends on insurer,,my old classic...

Not quite true,depends on insurer,,my old classic has a size of tyre that's expensive to buy,,when I asked my club insurance about fitting lower speed rated tyres,they were fine about it,as they were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2016, 22:04
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By gozo ken
Might have been the experimental one with the ...

Might have been the experimental one with the JTD engine?
Don't think so,,
The previous 75 I bought from a trader,who seemed to sell everything with traction control,after travelling 300 miles,I...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 18th January 2016, 21:24
Replies: 28
Views: 3,134
Posted By gozo ken
Can I ask? Does it have a separate aerial or...

Can I ask?
Does it have a separate aerial or does it work well with the rear screen aerial with the rear heater element switched on.
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2016, 08:23
Replies: 45
Views: 2,693
Posted By gozo ken
Used to get 50mpg with my manual cdt on long...

Used to get 50mpg with my manual cdt on long runs,have managed a rare 47mpg with my auto cdt,usually 44-46 ish and mid 30's around town.
I've mentioned before though-that I get more out of the auto...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2016, 10:52
Replies: 40
Views: 2,197
Posted By gozo ken
I got one of these- Bosch S5 Car Battery Type...

I got one of these-
Bosch S5 Car Battery Type 096 With 5 Year Manufacturers Warranty ( item: 230990151109 )

Paid on 28-Feb-14 £82.39 Free Click & Collect 1 £82.39
Ken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2016, 10:46
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By gozo ken
Hi Andrew,You mentioned HUD-heads up display,,,My...

Hi Andrew,You mentioned HUD-heads up display,,,My classic car under reads on the speedo,so I use a free 'APP' on my phone which can give a HUD display on my windscreen.
I have retro fitted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2015, 21:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By gozo ken
Ordered on 27th,got today with free...

Ordered on 27th,got today with free delivery.£17.99 for two gallons of semi-synthetic,excellent company/service.
Ken
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2015, 21:44
Replies: 68
Views: 9,876
Posted By gozo ken
I agree,as far as the remap goes--On my cdt...

I agree,as far as the remap goes--On my cdt auto,I shopped around for insurance quotes ,before having it done,,The AA,who I was with, wanted an extra £500,In the end it cost me around £15 extra + the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2015, 10:48
Replies: 48
Views: 4,077
Posted By gozo ken
To add to the topic we're on----you also could...

To add to the topic we're on----you also could take into consideration of the poorer quality of supplied seals and 'o' rings over the last few years.
I've found that especially rubber components...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2015, 13:34
Replies: 48
Views: 4,077
Posted By gozo ken
Yes Clive,My cdt auto had been going from nearly...

Yes Clive,My cdt auto had been going from nearly new with a slight leak,causing severe deterioration of hoses,o rings,pump and stat+filling the heater matrix up with sludge,but from my previous...
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