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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2021, 23:57
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Christopher
Well it appears we had a corrupt table in the...

Well it appears we had a corrupt table in the database which is now repaired - I don't know if that was the cause or the consequence of a problem - we shall see.

I'm done tinkering and will take...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2021, 23:33
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Christopher
Hi all - there has been a corruption in the forum...

Hi all - there has been a corruption in the forum database - I am trying to fix - the site may go up and down/ slow down whilst I am doing this - hopefully will be sorted soon.

Apologies for the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2018, 20:31
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Christopher
Forum downtime

Dear all - apologies for the unscheduled forum downtime - I am not quite sure what the cause was but we have managed to get it up and running again. We will be monitoring to see if there are any...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2017, 22:51
Replies: 306
Views: 49,209
Posted By Christopher
Derek was a true gentleman- he encouraged us from...

Derek was a true gentleman- he encouraged us from the start when this club was set up and he only ever had words of encouragement and support since then. I would love seeing him and Lillian (and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2017, 18:52
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By Christopher
Are you clicking on the old link or using the...

Are you clicking on the old link or using the search bar at the top of each page?

Cheers
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 23rd April 2017, 16:51
Replies: 29
Views: 6,971
Posted By Christopher
Nice to see OVP spotted :) you'll be pleased to...

Nice to see OVP spotted :) you'll be pleased to know it's running taxed MOTed and insured and used quite regularly - it is more or less living in Southampton - as is my 75 and my ZT and my MGF...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2016, 15:30
Replies: 67
Views: 3,379
Posted By Christopher
I just want to add to Paul and Pete's messages -...

I just want to add to Paul and Pete's messages - little did we know way back then when we flicked the "ON" switch of the new club website and forum just how successful we would be. Just think of all...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 30th December 2015, 17:33
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Hi Jeff, They can all be seen and connected...

Hi Jeff,

They can all be seen and connected to with Bluetooth - its the "data" side that doesnt work - i.e. its connected but cannot commence any data flow. I have tried the dongle on my ZT and 75...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 30th December 2015, 15:58
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Thanks for the quick response Jeff - re 1 and 2...

Thanks for the quick response Jeff - re 1 and 2 I'll speak with Sean (I still need to install the partition update + latest too) and I'll look at the Dongle.

Re OBD - I have tried so many settings...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 30th December 2015, 14:50
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
I've just sat down with a cuppa and gone through...

I've just sat down with a cuppa and gone through this thread carefully and I dont' THINK I saw a comment on this - so apols if these have been answered:

1. Is the "traffc update" soft button in...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th December 2015, 23:32
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Christopher
Appreciated. Between one ordered and if I see...

Appreciated. Between one ordered and if I see Gavin I may be sorted - thanks for the offer though 👍
Forum: Items Wanted 29th December 2015, 23:31
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Christopher
Thanks Gavin, I'm in Soton at the moment - if I...

Thanks Gavin, I'm in Soton at the moment - if I make it up there before 2nd will gladly pass by :)
Forum: Items Wanted 29th December 2015, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Christopher
Thanks. I ordered one last night. Was hoping I...

Thanks. I ordered one last night. Was hoping I would get one before 2 Jan as I have my MOT due then. I think it would fail on emissions if I took it misfiring as it is.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2015, 18:50
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Finally sorted the dislodged roof drain in my ZT...

Finally sorted the dislodged roof drain in my ZT 190, vacuumed up the few gallons of water in the foot wells (drivers side) then cleaned up the mould and made the interior look new. Then took it to...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th December 2015, 18:15
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By Christopher
Kv6 coil pack

As title - I need a coil pack for my ZT 190. I confirmed its the pack by swapping coil pack from cylinder 4 to cylinder 2 and the misfiring moved with it.

If anyone has one that I can buy through...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 8th August 2015, 07:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By Christopher
Me too, me too please :) Best

Me too, me too please :)

Best
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2015, 16:40
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
Deffo too much food .. And Rioja ... Hic!

Deffo too much food .. And Rioja ... Hic!
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2015, 16:34
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
41 deg C here in Spain and will wobble off to the...

41 deg C here in Spain and will wobble off to the pool after a bit too much Rioja ... Will wash the 75 one of these evenings ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2015, 13:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,751
Posted By Christopher
The fellowship of the Rover (Lots of text!!)

Hi Vinnie

It was really nice to meet you both and I'm glad it worked out for you - sort of - glad the IPK was of use too. Was interesting to see the seats go in at the back!

Happy it was a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2015, 11:13
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
What I did with my Rover 75/MG ZT today?

Drove 1,500 miles to the Sierras outside Madrid in the Copperleaf automatic - quite a nice ride. Pouring rain all through France last week but 34 deg C here. Only casualty so far appears to be the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2015, 22:04
Replies: 21
Views: 2,446
Posted By Christopher
I just did mine - I used duck tape - used silver...

I just did mine - I used duck tape - used silver as I didn't have black :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2015, 15:02
Replies: 44
Views: 4,298
Posted By Christopher
I gave my bolt a damn good thrashing for over an...

I gave my bolt a damn good thrashing for over an hour and there were no ill effects - after it inched forward it came off ok and the thread etc was pristine ready for another bolt which went in...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 27th July 2015, 15:00
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
OK Jeff - thanks, appreciated! (and so quick...

OK Jeff - thanks, appreciated! (and so quick too!)

Best
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 27th July 2015, 14:15
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Quick one before I head off ... now I have...

Quick one before I head off ... now I have internet through tethering on my iPhone, in iGo should there traffic updates etc? it always reads '0' yet copilot on my phone indicates travel advisories...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2015, 13:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Christopher
Certainly does seem like a ground issue - suspect...

Certainly does seem like a ground issue - suspect is that the HU is not grounding properly ... I wonder if i can narrow down to the point in the car were the HU wiring is grounded (and does it share...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2015, 13:20
Replies: 21
Views: 2,446
Posted By Christopher
Thanks, I actually got a set from Halfords (£5 I...

Thanks, I actually got a set from Halfords (£5 I think) - would prefer the black tape I think. Its OK to fit them from now - will only reduce light levels somewhat (but - hope - to be travelling in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2015, 13:08
Replies: 21
Views: 2,446
Posted By Christopher
I'll check to see if its in the manual - if it is...

I'll check to see if its in the manual - if it is will sculpt some black duck tape instead of the eurolites ....

Thanks :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 26th July 2015, 13:00
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Christopher
I have to say I do love my Navall III :) Re...

I have to say I do love my Navall III :)

Re the BT OBD thingy, its a known issue and Sean (Radioguy) is onto it! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2015, 12:57
Replies: 21
Views: 2,446
Posted By Christopher
I need to fit these Eurolite Beam Adaptors...

I need to fit these Eurolite Beam Adaptors tomorrow (next month I will be putting my projector headlamps into this car!) ... does anyone have any photos of theirs fitted so I don't have to faff...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2015, 00:16
Replies: 44
Views: 4,298
Posted By Christopher
I used a hammer a large old screwdriver and after...

I used a hammer a large old screwdriver and after attacking it it started to move round a mm at a time until it loosened enough that I could grip it and turn it ... swore a lot - I think it helped...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 25th July 2015, 20:44
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Yes thanks - all seem to be there and find the...

Yes thanks - all seem to be there and find the route to my mum's house in Malta in no time - so seems good to go :)

Thanks.

I also loaded all my music files from iTunes onto a micro sd-card and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2015, 20:31
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Updated my 'things done' list on the new 75 :) ...

Updated my 'things done' list on the new 75 :)

- fitted new 'EU' plates front and back
- deep cleaned the dashboard and 4 door cards (The Autoglym Interior shampoo is VERY GOOD!)
- Fitted the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 25th July 2015, 20:19
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Thanks Jeff - I do think it look annoying I just...

Thanks Jeff - I do think it look annoying I just wondered as I saw it in all your images!
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 25th July 2015, 20:13
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By Christopher
I can confirm that I did this with my Navall III...

I can confirm that I did this with my Navall III and what stopped was the bleeping/twittering sound associated with being close to/ exceeding the posted speed limit. Which was annoying. The...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 25th July 2015, 19:03
Replies: 559
Views: 54,327
Posted By Christopher
Incidentally - I always meant to ask, the Android...

Incidentally - I always meant to ask, the Android logo to the top left of your image does that actually appear on your screen? I've seen it mentioned in the "instructions" but it doesn't appear on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2015, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By Christopher
Glad you are sorted Vinnie - safe trip! :)

Glad you are sorted Vinnie - safe trip! :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 21:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Christopher
I'm going to take a look tomorrow - but it has...

I'm going to take a look tomorrow - but it has been working fine for over a month now ... perhaps a loose connection though - I'll check. (Loose connection still doesn't explain what's happening...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Christopher
Navall 3. I've reset by removing battery and...

Navall 3.

I've reset by removing battery and reconnecting. Wiper seems to work on all setting on the drive.

But the HU backlight flashing with each wiper operation persists?!?

Tomorrow I'll...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 18:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Christopher
Thanks chaps - I guess I will disconnect battery...

Thanks chaps - I guess I will disconnect battery for a few minutes and reconnect and take it from there (from the mad wiper issue - finger's crossed). Re the HU backlight coming on - that couldn't be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 17:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,719
Posted By Christopher
Of wipers and Head Units ...

Strange problem driving back from work in the pouring rain ... the wipers were stopping, mid way through wipe, park, don't park, single sweep, stop, etc you get the picture - wasn't appreciated in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2015, 11:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By Christopher
Looking very nice Dave :)

Looking very nice Dave :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2015, 22:45
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Christopher
But I'm told the rate is at the same as paying...

But I'm told the rate is at the same as paying cash and it only costs a few Euros extra to have the unit - the conveneince of not having to stretch over the passenger seat to fiddle with cash time...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2015, 21:53
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Christopher
So holding it up does work? I'll see how I go and...

So holding it up does work? I'll see how I go and might attach it if I get bored!! :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 23rd July 2015, 21:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By Christopher
Ps: Marc - are you Maltese?

Ps: Marc - are you Maltese?
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 23rd July 2015, 21:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By Christopher
Just to say that I got AirPin to work for me - I...

Just to say that I got AirPin to work for me - I was waiting through bluetooth and selecting the device through bluetooth and expecting AirPin to take over - turns out I needed to TETHER the android...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2015, 21:00
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Christopher
I now have one of these tags - very small. There...

I now have one of these tags - very small. There are a lot of warnings on the packaging talking about fixing it to windscreen on the "black mottled area" I don't have that in my 75 (regular mirror -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2015, 09:16
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Christopher
Wiring in electric seats (non memory)

Hi I did see it but all the info points to one of the cables you need to power as heated seat - which I wanted to keep well away of.

Re fuses thanks for pointing out the fuse I need :) yes I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2015, 09:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Christopher
Thanks - all sorted now. But I have noted the...

Thanks - all sorted now. But I have noted the plug you mean for future reference.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 22nd July 2015, 23:54
Replies: 13
Views: 1,833
Posted By Christopher
Its to allow you to connect to say your iPhone to...

Its to allow you to connect to say your iPhone to stream content from your IPhone by using the AirPlay option - it works for other platforms too (I am told) - I have not managed to get Airpin to work...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2015, 22:59
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Christopher
Answering my own question - it would seem that if...

Answering my own question - it would seem that if you have the "older"(?) seats (with the yellow relay on the base) you need to supply a switched 12V supply to BOTH the orange/white and orange/green...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 22nd July 2015, 22:31
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Christopher
The built in results in "buzzing" on the line at...

The built in results in "buzzing" on the line at the other end I am told - I don't have an external one yet but will try to fit one when I can.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 22nd July 2015, 22:30
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Christopher
I'd have to look and photograph them for you - I...

I'd have to look and photograph them for you - I suspect a pair will be and another pair less so - they may clean up well though ... they cam of scrapyard cars.

cheers
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2015, 01:34
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By Christopher
Wiring in electric seats (non memory)

Hi all

I'm getting confused with the many threads on this subject, and a how to (with no pictures :()

I am trying to wire in the electric motors only of the driver & passenger seats (non...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st July 2015, 21:54
Replies: 17
Views: 1,828
Posted By Christopher
Can I just say, no-one go paying silly money on...

Can I just say, no-one go paying silly money on eBay for club grille badges, its not long now ....
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2015, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,109
Posted By Christopher
Not quite the same - but for the last 6 months I...

Not quite the same - but for the last 6 months I have been battling Scottish Power to get a proper bill so that I can actually pay them!! Since December last year they have been sending me 2 or 3...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st July 2015, 21:04
Replies: 28
Views: 3,037
Posted By Christopher
Thanks - just one man and his dog - will take...

Thanks - just one man and his dog - will take some pictures :)

Just ordered the Western Europe maps so will hopefully download them at some point soon :)

cheers
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st July 2015, 20:32
Replies: 28
Views: 3,037
Posted By Christopher
Ta :) I won't be here from next week for a few...

Ta :) I won't be here from next week for a few weeks but the car won't die without the OBD dongle!! :)

:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2015, 20:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Christopher
Grrr! I started with the passenger seat. Got...

Grrr!

I started with the passenger seat. Got a fused +12V feed from the fuse-box and a Ground and connected to (thick) Orange/Yellow and Black (as above) - and not a sausage. There is +12V coming...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st July 2015, 19:55
Replies: 28
Views: 3,037
Posted By Christopher
Excellent - doing that tonight! :) PS: I'm...

Excellent - doing that tonight! :) PS: I'm guessing if I get western Europe I just add them to what is there, no need to delete any existing files? (I'd always make a backup anyway).

(Any idea...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2015, 19:50
Replies: 148
Views: 7,527
Posted By Christopher
Thanks for all your help - I now have my folding...

Thanks for all your help - I now have my folding mirrors working and I used the two orange/orange-red cables to do it. :)

Result!
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st July 2015, 14:01
Replies: 28
Views: 3,037
Posted By Christopher
A cursory look at the maps in my Navall 3 and it...

A cursory look at the maps in my Navall 3 and it appears that Spain/ Italy are not covered - is that correct? If so is there a way of downloading content for these countries please?

I'm off to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2015, 22:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Christopher
The passenger plug has: Pin 1: Thick Yellow...

The passenger plug has:

Pin 1: Thick Yellow (Heated Seat wire) "switch"
Pin 2: Thick Orange/White (Heated Seat wire) "ignition switched feed"
Pin 3: Thick Black (ground) "heated seat"?
Pin 4:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2015, 22:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Christopher
Doing a bit of digging I have found the...

Doing a bit of digging I have found the following:

In the 8 pin BLACK block connector under the driver's seat we have:

Pin 1: Thick Yellow (Heated Seat wire) "switch"
Pin 2: Thick...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2015, 17:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Christopher
Looking to wire driver and passenger seat in with...

Looking to wire driver and passenger seat in with just 2 wires right now just so I can get the seats in and moving. Is it the Orange/red that needs +12v and does it come from fuse 53? (I've never...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 16th July 2015, 08:26
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Navall III - some generic questions

Thanks - I did see Sean's post but somehow understood it to be the SDCARD not the OBD :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 16th July 2015, 08:11
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Thanks! So it's the device not the software at...

Thanks! So it's the device not the software at fault with obd?
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 15th July 2015, 12:08
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
I'm afraid the connection OBD dongle still...

I'm afraid the connection OBD dongle still refuses to work as does AirPlay :( has anyone else experienced this?
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2015, 10:10
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
The Chill Out Zone

Morning all. I do hope something exciting happens on Facebook worth discussing ... It must have been a quiet day on Facebook yesterday ...

Busy day for me, moving offices into a posh new wing...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th July 2015, 00:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
no worries - good luck! :)

no worries - good luck! :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2015, 12:33
Replies: 69
Views: 5,605
Posted By Christopher
Thank you - I was just about post up the link to...

Thank you - I was just about post up the link to the text that Reebs posted. It is all explained in there - including a "get out" for those that don't want to divulge said information.
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2015, 00:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
Thanks :) Don't seem to see the PM though Arctic...

Thanks :) Don't seem to see the PM though Arctic :shrug:

Best

SCRATCH THAT - seen it now :)
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2015, 00:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
Will be happy to do some sort of interim guide of...

Will be happy to do some sort of interim guide of course :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2015, 23:01
Replies: 24
Views: 2,022
Posted By Christopher
Gosh - before clicking on your link I read it as...

Gosh - before clicking on your link I read it as "them-in-uniform" ... when I saw Minis I was sort of ... disappointed!!! :duh::duh::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2015, 22:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
I was thinking of doing the latter part of your...

I was thinking of doing the latter part of your comment above yes ... it wouldn't be pretty but could set it up so I can adjust the seat(s). I'll need to see which the relevant wire is and wire it in...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2015, 22:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
Thanks all - I could make the loom (will need the...

Thanks all - I could make the loom (will need the plugs of course) but I just don't have the time - I'm off to Scotland for this week then other stuff before I have to head off to Europe ... and this...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2015, 22:32
Replies: 40
Views: 3,381
Posted By Christopher
Unless it happened again this is a story from May...

Unless it happened again this is a story from May 2013 and a) it was unclear that she was actually arrested (she was certainly detained) and b) the reason for her detention was not given as due to...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2015, 22:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
Just a bump re this loom. I now have someone...

Just a bump re this loom.

I now have someone who wants my old cloth seats, he will be in the UK and leave before end of July, but I cant take the front seats out until I have the wiring for the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2015, 21:44
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Christopher
Congrats to your daughter - can't help re the...

Congrats to your daughter - can't help re the pressies thing - I guess its a "how you feel" thing. Maybe a nice meal out for the families one way to show your appreciation.

Its graduation time...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2015, 21:22
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Christopher
Well done you!!! Photos!! :}

Well done you!!! Photos!! :}
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 12th July 2015, 13:15
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Christopher
Will do - once the rain stops! Front seats are...

Will do - once the rain stops! Front seats are still in the car, I need the wiring for electric seats before I can put the leather ones in!!

Back seats are already swapped though.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 12th July 2015, 00:22
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Christopher
I'll take a look - I don't have any "backs" to...

I'll take a look - I don't have any "backs" to the mirrors though.

Cheers
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2015, 00:13
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Christopher
Was just a thought - worth a try :) (I think...

Was just a thought - worth a try :) (I think that has happened in my ZT!). Looks like you are looking at door seals then?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2015, 00:08
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By Christopher
Do you have a sunroof at all? there are tubes...

Do you have a sunroof at all? there are tubes that guide water from the sunroof to the outside through the vicinity of the A-pillar .. you may have a detached hose down there ...

Just a thought.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2015, 22:06
Replies: 9
Views: 2,913
Posted By Christopher
They did a smashing job only MGF and the cost was...

They did a smashing job only MGF and the cost was not bad at all, here they are getting the engine out from the inspection hatch!!! ...
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2015, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 2,913
Posted By Christopher
Dave from MG-Rover Mobile Mechanics did an engine...

Dave from MG-Rover Mobile Mechanics did an engine replacement on my MGF after HGF resulted in a broken piston. They know their job and genuinely love the Marque - highly recommended.

Cheers
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2015, 20:15
Replies: 148
Views: 7,527
Posted By Christopher
Ahh! the two wires in the drivers side switch...

Ahh! the two wires in the drivers side switch pack are MISSING (I had to put them in myself)- does that mean I likely won't find the orange wires in the loom?

Cheers
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 11th July 2015, 18:48
Replies: 13
Views: 3,320
Posted By Christopher
Random 75 bits to give away ...

After a garage clear out I have the following surplus to requirement as I need the space:

- Sandstone cloth front and rear (manual) seats in very good condition. I have taken these out and am...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2015, 18:18
Replies: 148
Views: 7,527
Posted By Christopher
Thanks so much :) I'll take a look when I do the...

Thanks so much :) I'll take a look when I do the passenger mirror tomorrow. If they are there I will need to get the two words from the left powerful mirror to populate the two empty spaces I guess...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2015, 10:42
Replies: 148
Views: 7,527
Posted By Christopher
Hi all. In fitting my power folds I was in the...

Hi all. In fitting my power folds I was in the process of fitting the across car wiring myself. I hadn't realised that that wiring might actually be in place. I've already done the driver's side and...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2015, 00:36
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Christopher
I did not know that! Must take a look to see how...

I did not know that! Must take a look to see how mine are - thanks!! :) :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2015, 00:27
Replies: 6
Views: 914
Posted By Christopher
Hi John, I saw double-piped, and was intrigued -...

Hi John, I saw double-piped, and was intrigued - how is that different from "normal" seats?

Thanks :bowdown:
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 10th July 2015, 00:01
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Thanks for the feedback Sean - much appreciated...

Thanks for the feedback Sean - much appreciated :) Would be nice to see it working :)

Kind regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2015, 17:40
Replies: 52
Views: 4,011
Posted By Christopher
Blocked? How? You PMed and I responded!

Blocked? How? You PMed and I responded!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2015, 17:04
Replies: 52
Views: 4,011
Posted By Christopher
Would you mind PMing me seeing as Reebs is not...

Would you mind PMing me seeing as Reebs is not around right now? Also, we do have rules and one of them is NO SHOUTING and keep it civil.

Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2015, 16:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Christopher
Plus I understand on the French toll roads some...

Plus I understand on the French toll roads some recovery services don't operate?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2015, 12:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Christopher
For a few years now I have used "Drive24-7...

For a few years now I have used "Drive24-7 Breakdown" - they are online only, will accept cars older than 10 years (and will repatriate the car) + you can swap the car around that is covered. You pay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2015, 10:38
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Yesterday I fitted the driver's side folding...

Yesterday I fitted the driver's side folding mirror (donated by R70) - the issue with these mirrors is not fitting the mirror itself but getting a pair of wires from drivers door to passenger door!...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 8th July 2015, 09:53
Replies: 27
Views: 3,514
Posted By Christopher
The autoglym engine cleaner/ degreaser is VERY...

The autoglym engine cleaner/ degreaser is VERY good at this job ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2015, 09:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Christopher
I go every year to France/ Spain/ Italy - in the...

I go every year to France/ Spain/ Italy - in the 75 and in the MGF. Told roads are "boring" but they are quick and in France are very efficient. I am a bit wary this year of Calais/ Dunkirk due to...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th July 2015, 15:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By Christopher
Thanks Jeff - yes, I would make a backup as a...

Thanks Jeff - yes, I would make a backup as a matter of course. I will report back if successful.

Best
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th July 2015, 11:29
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
PS: I uninstalled the Airpin and reinstalled it-...

PS: I uninstalled the Airpin and reinstalled it- and still I don't get the Airpin logo in the top left like that ... I'm guessing that is where the issue lies ...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th July 2015, 11:28
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Frustratingly, I am none the wiser on this (and...

Frustratingly, I am none the wiser on this (and the OBD thing either - it cannot seem to find the right comms protocol for some reason!)

No major rush as I have things to do but would be nice to...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th July 2015, 11:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,735
Posted By Christopher
Phew! THANKS! going to do that as it really is...

Phew! THANKS! going to do that as it really is too much!! (You can stop it as soon as it starts by clicking on the speed icon but you do need to keep dismissing it each time!)

Cheers
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2015, 22:57
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Christopher
They can but the consequences would be greater if...

They can but the consequences would be greater if they chose to ignore - in our case the other party swore, sped off and paid up within the 14 days stipulated ... (the onus would be on you to chase...
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2015, 22:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By Christopher
I successfully put forward a small claims case -...

I successfully put forward a small claims case - its done through an online form now - and only goes to court if the other side doesn't show up or doesn't rebut/ rebuts badly ... there's a £25 charge...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2015, 21:41
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Updated my 'things done' list on the new 75 :) ...

Updated my 'things done' list on the new 75 :)

- fitted new 'EU' plates front and back
- deep cleaned the dashboard and 4 door cards (The Autoglym Interior shampoo is VERY GOOD!)
- Fitted the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 3rd July 2015, 21:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
I did install it thanks, but didn't know what to...

I did install it thanks, but didn't know what to do after I got to that last screen you posted up ... so I then have to press the little green icon that appears in the top left of the screen when I...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 3rd July 2015, 14:11
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Navall III - some generic questions

Well I've still not hooked up my iPhone to the unit - I have AirPlay and can see the Navall BT but I think I need to download a music player that can play music through Airplay(?) the one that's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2015, 11:41
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Indeed - should have said - sorted dangling brake...

Indeed - should have said - sorted dangling brake light first thing! :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2015, 23:00
Replies: 13,707
Views: 1,207,879
Posted By Christopher
Well, over a few days really, but on the "new" 75...

Well, over a few days really, but on the "new" 75 (the 75 rescued from Malta - 2.0L KV6) I:

- fitted new 'EU' plates front and back
- deep cleaned the dashboard and 4 door cards (The Autoglym...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th June 2015, 22:37
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By Christopher
Wanted: electric/ heated seat wiring loom

I'm on the lookout for a wiring loom for my electric/ heated seats so I can swap my cloth manual seats for electric leather.

Thanks!
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 22:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
Oh ****** - go on then - PM me where to send the...

Oh ****** - go on then - PM me where to send the pound of flesh and I will comply ...!!! :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 22:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
No, I am being FORCED into it!! :) :)

No, I am being FORCED into it!! :) :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 22:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
Yes saw Torque I'm not going to HAVE to go and...

Yes saw Torque I'm not going to HAVE to go and buy a bluetooth OBD dongle aren't I??? :) :)

:drool4:
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 21:56
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
Thanks Looking into it :) best

Thanks Looking into it :)

best
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 21:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
OK - I need to figure out Airplay then - never...

OK - I need to figure out Airplay then - never used it - how do I do that? (I'll try the manual; but it doesn't appear to be overflowing with info!) :D

Thanks!
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 20:26
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Thanks for this. The GPS has a different...

Thanks for this. The GPS has a different connector on a fly lead on my Navall, which I connected up, so the 2nd gold connector is "free" ... is it redundant perhaps?

Thanks for the rest re music,...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 20:12
Replies: 30
Views: 3,228
Posted By Christopher
Navall III - some generic questions

Just getting the hang of the system after installing it this weekend and have a few questions (that may be obvious to some who have had these systems for a while - so apologies if they are TOO...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th June 2015, 19:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,753
Posted By Christopher
Playing with my new unit (liking it so far! :D)...

Playing with my new unit (liking it so far! :D) and picking out various needs/wants ... is there any chance the iPod cable will ever go from the old style iPod connector to the new style lightening...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th June 2015, 16:13
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By Christopher
Just to tidy up - for anyone doing this with a...

Just to tidy up - for anyone doing this with a Harmonie if you don't have the small multi coloured plugs on your loom - just the BMW round pin block:

Pick out the blue/green and blue/orange (pins...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th June 2015, 15:37
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By Christopher
Got it - thanks. Sorted now :)

Got it - thanks. Sorted now :)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th June 2015, 14:47
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By Christopher
Ok I thought black was ground and avoided. I went...

Ok I thought black was ground and avoided. I went with the brown/black and orange/black. So need to retrace my steps.

Units powers up but I can't find the steering wheel control icon/app anywhere...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th June 2015, 13:50
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By Christopher
And this is the Navall connector ...

And this is the Navall connector ...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th June 2015, 13:46
Replies: 26
Views: 4,204
Posted By Christopher
Hi all Trying to fit my Naval 3 into the new...

Hi all

Trying to fit my Naval 3 into the new 75 where I have a simple Harmonie. Not much in terms of wiring and figure out the my BMW connect poor has the blue/orange and blue/purple SWC wires...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2015, 10:39
Replies: 92
Views: 6,475
Posted By Christopher
Never met Gary, but his posts and his actions...

Never met Gary, but his posts and his actions speak volumes of a good man who was always there ready to help. My condolences to his family.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2015, 01:00
Replies: 43
Views: 2,837
Posted By Christopher
Coincidentally I crossed the bridge last Monday...

Coincidentally I crossed the bridge last Monday and drove back last night through the tunnels and was unaware of the automatic Toll Charge ... thankfully my hosts at the Uni of Kent reminded me and I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2015, 20:06
Replies: 79
Views: 8,273
Posted By Christopher
Well I got a reply ... Dear Christopher ...

Well I got a reply ...

Dear Christopher

Iím really sorry but this year as we received nearly 300 applications from the classic car club movement, it has been necessary to review the selection...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2015, 19:53
Replies: 79
Views: 8,273
Posted By Christopher
My understanding is that last year "ownership" of...

My understanding is that last year "ownership" of the organisation changed last year - as a consequence things were quite muddled. I'm guessing the new organisers are taking a different tack ... no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2015, 18:39
Replies: 79
Views: 8,273
Posted By Christopher
We have responded - to show amazement and just...

We have responded - to show amazement and just how stunned we are at their logic. I don't have high hopes but we are trying ...

:(
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2015, 14:36
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Christopher
I lived and drove in NZ for 4 years...

I lived and drove in NZ for 4 years (Christchurch) and drove around much of the South Island (little to nothing of the North Island sadly). The scenery is beautiful and makes for really nice drives....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: South Central 26th May 2015, 01:19
Replies: 42
Views: 5,393
Posted By Christopher
I would have loved to have attended, especially...

I would have loved to have attended, especially as its in my area, but I'm afraid I will be in Toronto then :(

Best
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2015, 23:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,831
Posted By Christopher
Whenever I see a Vulcan I think of XM645 that I...

Whenever I see a Vulcan I think of XM645 that I watched burst into flames and crash in 1975 over Malta (http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20131014/local/vulcan-crash-tragedy-recalled.490286)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2015, 21:41
Replies: 51
Views: 3,143
Posted By Christopher
Liking the two colours Paul! :)

Liking the two colours Paul! :)
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2015, 23:48
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
I need another drink ....

I need another drink ....
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2015, 23:12
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
doh! :duh::duh::duh::duh: :getmecoat:

doh! :duh::duh::duh::duh: :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2015, 22:47
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
Ah! Food is the key! All gone I'm afraid - but...

Ah! Food is the key! All gone I'm afraid - but being followed by a cool sip of Disaronno!
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2015, 22:30
Replies: 160,580
Views: 6,263,318
Posted By Christopher
Can I lay my head here for a while please??...

Can I lay my head here for a while please?? :duh::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2015, 20:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,974
Posted By Christopher
Well done and best of luck.

Well done and best of luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2015, 22:17
Replies: 160
Views: 14,660
Posted By Christopher
No, I dug deep - thought I had found them tucked...

No, I dug deep - thought I had found them tucked down the side but turned out to be headers .. with just the one plug, which i think is the rear blind :(

No evidence under the seats either :(

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2015, 20:02
Replies: 160
Views: 14,660
Posted By Christopher
Well today I checked behind the cup holders,...

Well today I checked behind the cup holders, fished around loads and it looks like there is no wiring for the heated seats :( so I guess I need to make up a wiring harness - not impossible just takes...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 27th April 2015, 01:14
Replies: 40
Views: 8,038
Posted By Christopher
Gosh you get to Malta much more than I do!! I've...

Gosh you get to Malta much more than I do!! I've noticed a big improvement in the roads - still bad in places - but good places too.

It would be very cool to a 75/ZT meet in Malta!! :)

(Might...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2015, 07:31
Replies: 54
Views: 5,255
Posted By Christopher
Hi Gary - sorry to read your devastating news....

Hi Gary - sorry to read your devastating news. Don't give up, and live life to the full. If there is anything you need you only have to ask as you are surrounded by friends here.

Take care.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2015, 18:55
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Christopher
Thanks! :bowdown: Well worth knowing, to save on...

Thanks! :bowdown: Well worth knowing, to save on the hassle!

Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2015, 01:07
Replies: 22
Views: 2,561
Posted By Christopher
Where do you get it from? stretching over...

Where do you get it from? stretching over passenger seat to pay gets boring after a while!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2015, 01:03
Replies: 160
Views: 14,660
Posted By Christopher
Polishes up nice doesn't she?? Today I...

Polishes up nice doesn't she??

Today I cleaned up the rear of the leather seats I got at POL -the transformation is incredible! from grey to cream!!
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2015, 08:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By Christopher
Will you be going via the M6 John?

Will you be going via the M6 John?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2015, 01:25
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By Christopher
Well ok - 10 badges on eBay!! :)

Well ok - 10 badges on eBay!! :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2015, 00:45
Replies: 32
Views: 2,775
Posted By Christopher
Working on this - and its not that simple -...

Working on this - and its not that simple - considerable cost went into the design and manufacture of the original tooling/mould, and until I have exhausted every possibility of getting the mould I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2015, 23:24
Replies: 160
Views: 14,660
Posted By Christopher
This was certainly onto agenda for me as soon as...

This was certainly onto agenda for me as soon as I got home!! :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2015, 23:17
Replies: 160
Views: 14,660
Posted By Christopher
Thanks all - I slept a very long sleep and now...

Thanks all - I slept a very long sleep and now its back to work!

I should be there at POL with this 75 (hopefully it may even be washed by then!!) ... eventually "R70 FVE" will transfer over to...
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