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Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th June 2021, 22:21
Replies: 2
Views: 166
I'll take these please, Jeff. PM me the postage...

I'll take these please, Jeff. PM me the postage cost & l'll get it over to you.
Thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 08:56
Replies: 4
Views: 281
I'll have to check that out on catch-up. Sad...

I'll have to check that out on catch-up.

Sad though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 08:45
Replies: 6
Views: 278
I'm still with the AA, getting on for forty years...

I'm still with the AA, getting on for forty years now. :D
Around the £300 mark for the past few years but that's gold membership, breakdown, relay & homestart for me, the wife, son & daughter in any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 08:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,127
Well if the plate is unrecognisable then the ANPR...

Well if the plate is unrecognisable then the ANPR will not recognise it anyway & a previous post asserts that it will recognise any plate font regardless in which case the plate is not...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 09:15
Replies: 7
Views: 405
I assume that would have been a pre-test check...

I assume that would have been a pre-test check then as once the car is logged on to the computer system that's it, the faults would have to be registered online & he wouldn't be able to get a pass...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2021, 08:21
Replies: 11
Views: 895
My '02 Conny has it. Never heard of it being a PD...

My '02 Conny has it. Never heard of it being a PD deletion.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 08:19
Replies: 36
Views: 1,297
Not forgetting John Lennon's 'Woman is the Ni**er...

Not forgetting John Lennon's 'Woman is the Ni**er of the World'.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 07:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Shut up Mr Gumby.....!

Shut up Mr Gumby.....!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 07:52
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Yes it is, the only time l get wind noise is when...

Yes it is, the only time l get wind noise is when l put my roofbars on.
Mine does seem to have been screwed together during a very good period of manufacture. 157,000 miles & still not a rattle or a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 07:11
Replies: 17
Views: 799
I keep a couple of Halfords socket sets in the...

I keep a couple of Halfords socket sets in the boot also a screwdriver set, Torx set both from Aldi plus a small canvas bag with bulbs, cable ties & various bits & bobs.
Oil & coolant naturally & a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2021, 23:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,371
There's absolutely no doubt that it looks at...

There's absolutely no doubt that it looks at least ten times better than it did in silver. Lovely.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 22:09
Replies: 7
Views: 530
I've had my sandstone gaiters fitted for a few...

I've had my sandstone gaiters fitted for a few years now & can't imagine going back to the original black. Very good quality.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 22:05
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Many people have sold cars that they love but...

Many people have sold cars that they love but don't use & regretted it from the moment the money changes hands. If keeping it makes you happy then that is the correct course of action. Yes they do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 21:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,882
If it was three for £49 l'd go for the wedge...

If it was three for £49 l'd go for the wedge Princess, the DeLorean & the Austin 3 litre.
£150 though? Hmm...probably not. Three for £100? Yes, maybe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2021, 23:09
Replies: 14
Views: 836
Yes, James Starley invented the Rover Safety...

Yes, James Starley invented the Rover Safety Bicycle in Coventry, which is basically the design that has been used ever since. His company then became The Rover Company & the rest is history.

He...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 21:44
Replies: 49
Views: 3,186
If you're worried about spending more on a 75...

If you're worried about spending more on a 75 than it's worth then it seems to me you're on a downer before you even start. :shrug: :D

You do it because you love the car & anything else will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 15:18
Replies: 122
Views: 9,692
It's probably me but I've never understood why...

It's probably me but I've never understood why anyone wants their name on their car. :shrug:

I've got R9 UER. l saw R9 VER on a Range Rover a few months after l bought it from the DVLA for their...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 14:59
Replies: 28
Views: 1,630
Don't forget the dolphins.

Don't forget the dolphins.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 08:30
Replies: 6
Views: 318
That Welsh rabbit's dynamite! :D

That Welsh rabbit's dynamite! :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 08:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,213
Do you know my stepdaughter then? :D:D

Do you know my stepdaughter then? :D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 08:16
Replies: 8
Views: 663
On the whole l would rather have a classic van...

On the whole l would rather have a classic van conversion but there are plenty of P5's in standard form so l don't begrudge either conversion & AFAIK, they were both converted from new cars when they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 08:08
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Factory cars on test perhaps? The new ones...

Factory cars on test perhaps?

The new ones sound extremely good value for money when put up against the Bond DB5 recreation. Four million & you can't drive it on the road.
I know which l'd rather...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:16
Replies: 8
Views: 619
If l had all the money l've spent on drink, l'd...

If l had all the money l've spent on drink, l'd spend it on drink. :wine:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:09
Replies: 8
Views: 663
There were two built, one three litre & the 3.5....

There were two built, one three litre & the 3.5. The three litre got broken as it was apparently beyond repair though when l saw them together at Brooklands during an OC national rally some few years...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 21:57
Replies: 5
Views: 413
I have a repro one in my P5B. Black & l think l...

I have a repro one in my P5B. Black & l think l got it from the owners club.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 17:22
Replies: 9
Views: 405
That list certainly makes me glad l can do the...

That list certainly makes me glad l can do the more simplistic tasks myself.

Mind you, l have a P6 & my A60 estate both farmed out for work including engine changes at the moment so l'm not immune...
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2021, 13:18
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Absolutely not. :duh:

Absolutely not. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2021, 17:20
Replies: 7
Views: 593
On my replacement aubergine panels I used spray...

On my replacement aubergine panels I used spray adhesive up through the hole where the handle goes & it worked well for a time but in places it's now loose again.
As already said, the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2021, 07:42
Replies: 50
Views: 2,671
Putting the 'i' on any diesel vehicle is a...

Putting the 'i' on any diesel vehicle is a marketing ploy. Did you ever see a diesel engine with a carburettor? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 18:08
Replies: 6
Views: 504
My wife sends things all over the world for her...

My wife sends things all over the world for her business with 98% success. It's not nearly as difficult as some people suppose & when something does go wrong it's always sorted with no cost to my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 17:58
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
Thanks. I suspected that so the filter has been...

Thanks. I suspected that so the filter has been sent to me in error then as a few 75's are on the list, despite it not including the non-turbo 1.8.. That being the case this filter won't fit any 75....
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th April 2021, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 505
It's a great colour scheme that one.

It's a great colour scheme that one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 13:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
To ressurect another old thread rather than start...

To ressurect another old thread rather than start a new one, l've managed to order the wrong carbon filter from the bay. The list is in the photo. Mine being an '02 1.8 n/a, are the turbo cars a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2021, 19:16
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Thanks for that, l'll give them a call.

Thanks for that, l'll give them a call.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 02:34
Replies: 14
Views: 612
I don't find it that onerous & have never done...

I don't find it that onerous & have never done tramping. I've been on the agency for most of the thirty years of my class 1 & twenty years of it on nights.
Shame the Government have finally got...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 11th April 2021, 21:45
Replies: 2
Views: 469
That's a nice looking little thing.

That's a nice looking little thing.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2021, 22:32
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Mobile Aircon Service

Can anyone recommend any in the London/Essex area please?
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 72
Views: 2,714
Go West is by The Village People. :D The...

Go West is by The Village People. :D

The campaign just makes me wonder how stupid people have actually become or how stupid HM Gov't thinks we've become. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 629
A bit of recommisioning & that has the makings of...

A bit of recommisioning & that has the makings of a lovely car.
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 14:37
Replies: 82
Views: 3,885
A shame he didn't get the telegram fom Her...

A shame he didn't get the telegram fom Her Majesty. RIP Prince Philip.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 06:35
Replies: 5
Views: 588
I sold my P4 110 last year, regretfully.

I sold my P4 110 last year, regretfully.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 21:50
Replies: 16
Views: 843
This has been developed for marine applications...

This has been developed for marine applications but is apparently equally at home on cars:

https://www.lanoguard.co.uk/collections/moto
Forum: Was it you? 6th April 2021, 15:42
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Cholesterol Corner. :D I can guess where...

Cholesterol Corner. :D

I can guess where you're talking about but l've never heard it called that before.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 15:37
Replies: 19
Views: 984
P4's 5's & 6's all came with these in the tool...

P4's 5's & 6's all came with these in the tool kit.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2021, 15:27
Replies: 11
Views: 725
The standard speakers are frankly, rubbish. I...

The standard speakers are frankly, rubbish. I replaced my speakers here:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=299321

Three-way Pioneers in the front with Harmon Kardon tweeters...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:30
Replies: 8
Views: 641
She was a lovely lady, no-nonsense & full of...

She was a lovely lady, no-nonsense & full of beans & though l stopped watching Top Gear on a regular basis long ago, she would have made a great presenter. She did some work with Tiff Needell on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2021, 18:50
Replies: 3
Views: 513
I think you'll be better sprinkling talcum powder...

I think you'll be better sprinkling talcum powder around. The paper will just absorb the water & may disguise the entry trail.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 09:24
Replies: 4
Views: 399
There's another thread about this. If they felt...

There's another thread about this. If they felt ok when removed then they probably are ok.

I'm pretty sure l read a post fairly recently about someone refurbishing/refilling a pair of (P6?)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2021, 23:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
I fitted them today, quite straightforward all...

I fitted them today, quite straightforward all told. I clamped the hoses to remove them (l know some advise against this), let gravity do it's work once the new ones were on then the good lady gave...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2021, 07:31
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Here's my workshop entertainment. Turns out it's...

Here's my workshop entertainment. Turns out it's a Sanyo. The aerial's intact & when l was up there it held Classic FM pretty well.
It does have a tendency to drift off station though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2021, 23:33
Replies: 13
Views: 815
I bought some Moog droplinks for an early Astra...

I bought some Moog droplinks for an early Astra last week as they'll do the job on the A60 Farina's if you're stuck for originals which l was. Then an owners club member came up with some originals...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 30th March 2021, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 259
I would take a clay bar to it in preparation for...

I would take a clay bar to it in preparation for a rematch.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2021, 19:38
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Yes, l had new compressor & condensor fitted last...

Yes, l had new compressor & condensor fitted last year & when l had the system regassed it wasn't exactly ice cold & performance has deteriorated so the system is probably leaking. l will get a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2021, 18:10
Replies: 51
Views: 4,695
That's V8 money.

That's V8 money.
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2021, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Yes, there are a few re-creations. This is...

Yes, there are a few re-creations. This is probably the best with a working turbine plus a Rover V8 for road use. Marvellous.

Jools Holland also had one made by Chop Shop, built on Jaguar...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2021, 16:37
Replies: 5
Views: 338
We're going to give it at least a couple of weeks...

We're going to give it at least a couple of weeks after the pubs open to let the 'freedom frenzy' dissipate somewhat. :D
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2021, 14:17
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Some people don't worry about the aesthetics of...

Some people don't worry about the aesthetics of an engine, just that it's performing well. Although l agree that a clean engine indicates a conscientious owner at point of sale.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2021, 23:23
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
I've ordered the correct calipers from the ebay...

I've ordered the correct calipers from the ebay suppliers of the vented disc calipers:

https://www.jasauto.co.uk/

They are originally supplied by Rolling Components of Basildon, which l quite...
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2021, 12:12
Replies: 16
Views: 901
That's extremely nice.

That's extremely nice.
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2021, 23:07
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Oh yes. Play Misty for Me with Clint Eastwood....

Oh yes. Play Misty for Me with Clint Eastwood. RIP.
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2021, 18:35
Replies: 15
Views: 736
I think the income from the canal is one of, if...

I think the income from the canal is one of, if not the largest of Egypts incomes. Around fifty vessels a day use it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2021, 18:24
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Yes, that's cheap. :D l could refurb mine l...

Yes, that's cheap. :D l could refurb mine l suppose but l was looking to do a quick swap job outside the house. I could just get cheap ones & refurb my originals at leisure.

My enquiry was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2021, 16:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Yes, they are thinner by about 5mm l think. But...

Yes, they are thinner by about 5mm l think. But are the pistons in the vented disc calipers any shorter than the solid disc ones? If not it shouldn't make any difference to the piston how thick the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2021, 08:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
I must say some of the ridiculously low prices do...

I must say some of the ridiculously low prices do make me a little nervous & the generic photos show quite a poor quality casting. :D
I've enquired about a pair from Rolling Components at £102. It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 22:58
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Thanks. We did a six month restoration on mine...

Thanks. We did a six month restoration on mine around fourteen years back then shortly after l started to get some bearing rattle & l put her away for a while that turned into a very long time. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 15:01
Replies: 15
Views: 860
I have a towbar too but use my roofbars quite...

I have a towbar too but use my roofbars quite regularly & don't think the factory topboxes look half bad. They're also very practical for my wife's antique business along with the fold-down rear...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2021, 23:28
Replies: 11
Views: 748
You had to google Eno? :duh: :D I'm not sure...

You had to google Eno? :duh: :D

I'm not sure about the aerial. It does have a seperate fine tune knob which l suspect could be a gimmick gone U/S. I'll have a look when l'm up there in a couple of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2021, 23:20
Replies: 15
Views: 860
No good for fitting your roof bars though. :}

No good for fitting your roof bars though. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2021, 23:17
Replies: 8
Views: 436
My issues seem to have corrected themselves now.

My issues seem to have corrected themselves now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2021, 19:27
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Yes, l bought some of these. Expensive for what...

Yes, l bought some of these. Expensive for what they are but they didn't break the bank. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2021, 19:16
Replies: 6
Views: 547
I think Bob with Banana uses a mobile mechanic,...

I think Bob with Banana uses a mobile mechanic, or used to before he moved. He'll be along shortly anyway.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2021, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 436
I have had problems with Gmail, messenger & text...

I have had problems with Gmail, messenger & text today. We're suspecting my wife's old Samsung which I'm using at present but they seem to be improving now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2021, 16:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,327
You need sand shaped by water, not wind.

You need sand shaped by water, not wind.
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd March 2021, 16:00
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Here you go......................

Here you go......................
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2021, 15:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Ok, thanks Andy. I'll go with those then.

Ok, thanks Andy. I'll go with those then.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2021, 23:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Any opinions? :shrug: If they're all much of...

Any opinions? :shrug:

If they're all much of a muchness I'll go with the cheap ones.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 16:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,118
For some reason, since l've had my 75, Tesc*bank...

For some reason, since l've had my 75, Tesc*bank have always been cheaper than the opposition by quite a margin, even Tesc* Insurance. Can't think why. :shrug:
It'll probably be a bit more this year...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd March 2021, 16:42
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Mk1 Front Grille Required

I'm in need of a replacement if anyone has a spare. Thanks.
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2021, 18:43
Replies: 11
Views: 748
I have one of those Audioline units, the one on...

I have one of those Audioline units, the one on the bottom. I also have a Boombox in my workshop rather like the Saisho but l can't recall what it is. I'll take a picture next time I'm up there. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2021, 17:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
I might as well continue this rather than...

I might as well continue this rather than starting a new thread.
Offside rear caliper is binding on. I had to remove the caliper & pads with a Scottish screwdriver (No offence to our friends north...
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2021, 08:13
Replies: 22
Views: 763
I was in the N.E London branch so you were a...

I was in the N.E London branch so you were a little out of my area. As l remember we only got as far as the C5 & C7 before Granada bought the Redihire arm of the company up & l took redundancy....
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2021, 22:03
Replies: 22
Views: 763
I worked for Rediffusion (Redihire) Ltd back in...

I worked for Rediffusion (Redihire) Ltd back in the day. First as the Saturday van boy then full-time van boy & finally the driver/installer. Putting in the new TV's, collecting them for repair then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 06:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,835
A Rover man since my schooldays, l've had various...

A Rover man since my schooldays, l've had various P6's over the years since l was twenty & am currently having a project 2000TC rebuilt into another base unit. l also have a Huntsman 3500 (ex Denovo)...
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2021, 09:50
Replies: 33
Views: 1,067
Tom is grey & white.

Tom is grey & white.
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2021, 03:13
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Rather an unwise manoeuvre by the car driver but...

Rather an unwise manoeuvre by the car driver but there are normally three nearside mirrors on the truck so he probably could have checked a little better. He should have picked the car up when it...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2021, 16:59
Replies: 19
Views: 592
It only took a hour to melt in London.

It only took a hour to melt in London.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2021, 01:25
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
My fuel gauge hasn't worked for a few months now,...

My fuel gauge hasn't worked for a few months now, just sits on empty with the fuel light on. I get 400 miles per tank so l fill up, zero the trip & fill up again at 350.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 10:12
Replies: 50
Views: 3,224
I wish that was the amount of rust that was...

I wish that was the amount of rust that was attacking my P5B when l bought her at fifteen years old (the car, not me). :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2020, 18:21
Replies: 7
Views: 596
They're in my town too. Wow! :D

They're in my town too. Wow! :D
Forum: Items Wanted 9th October 2020, 05:57
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Ah, maybe that's the difference, boot mounted had...

Ah, maybe that's the difference, boot mounted had round, glovebox mounted, square. I bought the new one when Rimmer's were selling them off for £12.
It shouldn't be difficult to swap plugs.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th October 2020, 21:40
Replies: 11
Views: 774
I have recurring problems with my CD player but l...

I have recurring problems with my CD player but l have a brand new one to replace it with. However when l attempted to swap them over l found the new one has a round plug rather than the one in the...
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2020, 07:15
Replies: 46
Views: 2,704
I agree. I used to think Robert Peston was a...

I agree. I used to think Robert Peston was a serious journalist up until the point he asked Boris if there was ever a worthwhile reason to go to the pub.

You couldn't make it up. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 06:54
Replies: 5
Views: 615
I occasionally treat myself to C&S. Normally in...

I occasionally treat myself to C&S. Normally in the upper echelons but l don't mind that. They've always had plenty of Rover features though & have quite a few of the more everyman classics featured...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 22:20
Replies: 39
Views: 2,846
I still couldn't bring myself to drive a Rover...

I still couldn't bring myself to drive a Rover with a tractor engine. :D
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2020, 21:49
Replies: 3
Views: 296
I'm in the process of restoring mine. 1940's Aero...

I'm in the process of restoring mine. 1940's Aero Trailer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2020, 16:15
Replies: 4
Views: 448
I just fitted a Klarius to my 1.8 saloon which is...

I just fitted a Klarius to my 1.8 saloon which is fine.
...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 23rd September 2020, 10:41
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
I recall piloting a similar boat across there...

I recall piloting a similar boat across there forty years ago. All went well but it was a little nerve-wracking having been warned against straying outside of the markers.

Forty years?!! :eek:
Forum: Humour Corner 19th September 2020, 22:34
Replies: 1
Views: 279
He's got the right name.....

He's got the right name.....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2020, 01:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
So actually, losing the full-function key would...

So actually, losing the full-function key would disable the car anyway as you would only be able to get into it with the spare key, you wouldn't be able to start it. I didn't even think of that when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 21:33
Replies: 19
Views: 956
Four thousand miles with a black box for two &a...

Four thousand miles with a black box for two &a half grand? :eek:
Blimey, that's onerous. My stepdaughter had a black box & her monthly payments were all over the place with extra charges for...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 15th September 2020, 22:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,273
I've still got mine in the box. I decided to...

I've still got mine in the box. I decided to remain with original equipment but might put it to some use in the future.

I bought one of these recently to fit in my Morris Oxford:
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2020, 21:37
Replies: 38
Views: 1,769
I listened to a Radio 4 programme about this a...

I listened to a Radio 4 programme about this a few years back which said exactly this. Plastic has been recyclable & recycled since it's inception but only if people don't simply chuck it in the bin....
Forum: V8 Forum 15th September 2020, 06:21
Replies: 10
Views: 2,176
The Europa is the Lotus l would buy & there seems...

The Europa is the Lotus l would buy & there seems to be no less than seven up for auction now which is astounding. :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2020, 03:51
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Ok, thanks. What would l do about a second key...

Ok, thanks. What would l do about a second key with full remote which would obviously involve a second immobiliser chip?
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2020, 03:32
Replies: 39
Views: 1,424
I agree that the A & B roads are by far the...

I agree that the A & B roads are by far the pleasanter way to travel.
But only while the motorways are open & more attractive to the majority of drivers......or at night.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2020, 07:10
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
I will do, thanks very much. First though l have...

I will do, thanks very much. First though l have to get another key to rob the centre battery contact from because our one inexplicably went AWOL, I have absolutely no idea how. It hadn't worked for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 10:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,699
A more conclusive result reached in this one: ...

A more conclusive result reached in this one:

https://youtu.be/D5w1-d0GeVk

I guess you pays your money & you takes your choice. The first video seemed to put the kybosh on the idea that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 05:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,699
Yes, that's well known. Cool, moist air gives the...

Yes, that's well known. Cool, moist air gives the most favourable running conditions, l believe. Conditions l often get on my morning drive home from work but being as a lot of those journeys are on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2020, 04:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
No blue cap, just the one we bought the car with....

No blue cap, just the one we bought the car with. The remote function hasn't worked for a while either & l read that the car can forget them if they're out of action for too long.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 03:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
There are radio dead spots all over the country. ...

There are radio dead spots all over the country.
There's one on M25 between the St Albans & M1 junctions & another on M1 as you're passing the Northampton junctions.
Both have been there for at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2020, 03:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
I saw these recommended by Brian in another post...

I saw these recommended by Brian in another post so ordered a pair:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 03:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,699
I'm not picky when it comes to fuel. Whatever...

I'm not picky when it comes to fuel. Whatever garage l'm passing whether it's in a supermarket or not. I notice absolutely no difference in performance in any of our cars (all petrol) between brands...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 03:12
Replies: 18
Views: 996
I have a couple of P4 muffs, a P6 one & one for...

I have a couple of P4 muffs, a P6 one & one for my Morris Oxford.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 9th September 2020, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Another one saved. Good news, well done.

Another one saved. Good news, well done.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2020, 22:06
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Do you only do keys for the Rover's, Chris? We...

Do you only do keys for the Rover's, Chris?
We need a second key for our Fiesta Mk6.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2020, 01:52
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Yes, l also used the above key as both my blocks...

Yes, l also used the above key as both my blocks had been glued in. A simple matter to swap the roll-pins into the new blocks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2020, 11:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,051
These DMGRS ones have been on my car with two...

These DMGRS ones have been on my car with two years of daily use behind them.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2020, 03:32
Replies: 30
Views: 1,777
Is there a 'How to' on this? It sounds a...

Is there a 'How to' on this? It sounds a worthwhile modification.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2020, 03:21
Replies: 6
Views: 578
This sounds interesting.

This sounds interesting.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2020, 03:13
Replies: 8
Views: 798
There's no point adding another thread to the...

There's no point adding another thread to the many concerning this common problem so I've just tacked onto one of the later ones.
Mine recently starting stopping on 3/4 when l filled up (as l always...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2020, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 451
I just tried it & it has definitely improved the...

I just tried it & it has definitely improved the pedal. For how long remains to be seen but l'll put her back into daily use next week & see how it goes. Thanks for that tip. :bowdown:
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd September 2020, 23:25
Replies: 27
Views: 3,415
It certainly is. A real Q-car with a lovely...

It certainly is. A real Q-car with a lovely purposeful stance. :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2020, 23:20
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Yes, perfectly possible & easier to do than here...

Yes, perfectly possible & easier to do than here in the U.K.
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd September 2020, 23:18
Replies: 3
Views: 564
That's better than lying beneath a car. :D

That's better than lying beneath a car. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2020, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 952
I've always quite admired the old Volvo 4x4 cross...

I've always quite admired the old Volvo 4x4 cross country estates with their slightly raised body stance.
A 75 Tourer would lend itself nicely to that look l think.
Forum: Items Wanted 27th August 2020, 23:31
Replies: 5
Views: 568
The Klarius fitted well. The inner support hook...

The Klarius fitted well. The inner support hook needed bending towards the support rubber but apart from that it's fine. A little close to the inner wing but it doesn't seem to be a problem. I bought...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2020, 23:16
Replies: 6
Views: 664
It's certainly a looker. I can even forgive it...

It's certainly a looker. I can even forgive it the all-black interior, it accentuates the body colour.
Forum: Items Wanted 27th August 2020, 23:13
Replies: 5
Views: 483
That'll be the fellow. I keep it switched on for...

That'll be the fellow. I keep it switched on for the extra red light on the switch panel. :D
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2020, 02:03
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Councils can only enforce de-criminalised or...

Councils can only enforce de-criminalised or civil offences with fines. So offences like speeding & jumping red lights will be staying with the police as they're unlikely to be demoting those to...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th August 2020, 09:19
Replies: 5
Views: 568
I used a drilled & bolted metal "patch" to fix...

I used a drilled & bolted metal "patch" to fix the two halves together again. It lasted well, up until l fitted a Klarius backbox recently.
And the Klarius was a lot cheaper than a new strap from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2020, 03:03
Replies: 17
Views: 2,254
Great to see them together.

Great to see them together.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 00:55
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Nice looking car though. Let's hope it finds a...

Nice looking car though. Let's hope it finds a sympathetic new owner who will attend to the faults properly. However I suspect that depends on the current owner reflecting on his asking price.


...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 20:31
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Yes, l'd go for seat & trim replacement too. Not...

Yes, l'd go for seat & trim replacement too. Not too much money & a little time investment should put you back to your pre-spill position.
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd August 2020, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
As l thought, it's a standard aubergine shift....

As l thought, it's a standard aubergine shift. Sorry.
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2020, 21:53
Replies: 5
Views: 391
I just bought a set of these: ...

I just bought a set of these:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-V8-Saloon-Roof-Trim-Blanking-Plug-Grommet-Car-Set-NEW-DYB100121-/193519521872?nav=SEARCH

Expensive for what they are, granted,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2020, 21:16
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
I'd just saw through the bolts under the rubbers...

I'd just saw through the bolts under the rubbers then replace both & you can sort the key at your leisure.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2020, 19:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,124
I think the rubbers are available at Rimmer's too.

I think the rubbers are available at Rimmer's too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2020, 18:33
Replies: 3
Views: 384
I just split the joint & l think l'm safe in...

I just split the joint & l think l'm safe in saying it's the slave at fault, of course. :duh: The pedal was solid while the joint was disconnected.
I pumped the pedal before I set off this morning &...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2020, 03:54
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Now there's a funny thing. On sitting & actually...

Now there's a funny thing. On sitting & actually running through the functions methodically, l find they nearly all work ok, bar the fan downspeed which does need increased pressure to function. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 22:45
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Ok, cheers Andy.

Ok, cheers Andy.
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2020, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 421
The Orgasmatron: https://youtu.be/IXJsiPojgkU

The Orgasmatron:

https://youtu.be/IXJsiPojgkU
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 19th August 2020, 22:13
Replies: 5
Views: 659
RIP to the young lady. Yes, l recall mooring...

RIP to the young lady.

Yes, l recall mooring there on a boating holiday forty years ago. I was quite pleased to get her in but was informed by the quay master that we had to turn the boat around &...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 22:05
Replies: 3
Views: 384
That Sinking (Clutch) Feeling

Here we go again. :duh:
Leaving work yesterday morning l found the bite point lower than when l parked up the night before. It improved by the time l arrived home but not long before that. I topped...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 21:52
Replies: 7
Views: 426
It has, yes. But the buttons push in very cleanly...

It has, yes. But the buttons push in very cleanly with no interference from the added trim. They just don't do anything until finger pressure is increased fairly substantially.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 17:47
Replies: 7
Views: 426
It seems to be all of them so it's possible if it...

It seems to be all of them so it's possible if it can be out of position.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 02:59
Replies: 7
Views: 426
ATC Panel Switch Contacts

The buttons on my ATC Panel have to be pressed quite hard to operate. Can they be cleaned in the manner of the window/mirror switches?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2020, 01:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,666
It does look extremely nice, though l would...

It does look extremely nice, though l would prefer Starlight, but five big ones does seem a lot. :shrug:
Still, it's got a lot going for it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2020, 23:18
Replies: 46
Views: 3,859
That's a real blow to you but cars can be...

That's a real blow to you but cars can be replaced. At least it was parked & nobody was inside.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2020, 22:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,897
:D :D I think you missed the point of my...

:D :D

I think you missed the point of my post. I was wondering if he was related to Mr Kerr. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2020, 22:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
I recently replaced my 1.8 box with a Klarius. It...

I recently replaced my 1.8 box with a Klarius. It wasn't the original & removal of it was the most time consuming task. Once it was off fitting the new box was straightforward & done in 15 minutes....
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