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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 11:59
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By Blink
Well, it got 4 out of 7 letters correct (but not...

Well, it got 4 out of 7 letters correct (but not in the right order :D) so not a bad result really.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 10:54
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Blink
Which cocoon did you have Jules?

Which cocoon did you have Jules?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 10:45
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By Blink
I've got a new Bosal 278-967 which didn't produce...

I've got a new Bosal 278-967 which didn't produce any resonation when I tested it on the original factory system (minus its original back box). I enlarged the Bosal inlet pipe a bit so that it fitted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 17:49
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Blink
Dawn - if you need a new battery, have a look at...

Dawn - if you need a new battery, have a look at the prices here - https://www.tayna.co.uk/car-batteries/.

This one's got some wellie (75Ah / 700A CCA) -...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By Blink
What is picture?

What is picture?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 13:17
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Blink
You mean the foam is just there to act as...

You mean the foam is just there to act as windbreak? If so, there must be a better way of doing it (with something that doesn't absorb water) - I'll have to have another look.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 12:49
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Blink
Instead of using attachments, why not use Image...

Instead of using attachments, why not use Image Gallery > Upload an image - then just copy it from your gallery to your post.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 12:46
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By Blink
Addition to John's post. If using Internet...

Addition to John's post. If using Internet Explorer (instead of Chrome), just right click the source image and copy it, then go to your post, right click and paste. Et voila.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 11:01
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Excellent, thanks Karl - I've downloaded the pdf...

Excellent, thanks Karl - I've downloaded the pdf and it all looks good to me. I'll compare each of your pics with the same viewpoints on my car just to make sure I've got nothing else that might...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 11:14
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Blink
Weird looking thing. It's not shown on Rimmers or...

Weird looking thing. It's not shown on Rimmers or mentioned in RAVE - there's one on all of these though:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 16:25
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Blink
What does item 6 do? Item 8 (just above...

What does item 6 do?

Item 8 (just above 6) looks like EKM100090 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-EKM100090).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 16:38
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Blink
O rings here if you need them -...

O rings here if you need them - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001716
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 15:57
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Blink
Thermostat must be the no1 suspect - maybe the...

Thermostat must be the no1 suspect - maybe the new one has split.

£1,500 for cambelts, water pump & thermostat is daylight robbery :eek: (unless they did other work too).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 15:39
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
Brian - once the new bolt is back in*, what do...

Brian - once the new bolt is back in*, what do you think of spraying the protruding thread with Dynax S50?

(*After it's torqued up)
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 15:19
Replies: 12
Views: 262
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Here's the lady that started it, she's originally...

Here's the lady that started it, she's originally from Amsterdam - https://twitter.com/AnnemariePlas

HMS Argyll - https://twitter.com/hms_argyll

Somewhere in London (play 4th window down,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 14:37
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
True, but you can't get a wire brush* onto the...

True, but you can't get a wire brush* onto the thread. It really needs both - i.e. wire brushing, then repeated bombardment with PlusGas.

* Mini wire brush with steel bristles.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
....... :wot:

....... :wot:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 13:29
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
He'll still need to get the upper arm to subframe...

He'll still need to get the upper arm to subframe bolts out without the causing the captive nuts to start spinning, which they're likely to do if the bolts are very rusty.

The RH upper arm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 00:58
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
Chop the head off it and drive it out with a...

Chop the head off it and drive it out with a drift.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 18:40
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
Just to clarify the bit in blue below - are you...

Just to clarify the bit in blue below - are you 100% sure he's not talking about the upper arm to subframe bolt (#3 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547))? That's the one that usually...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 18:29
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
I can't see why he says bush #3 can't be changed...

I can't see why he says bush #3 can't be changed because there's nothing blocking access to it. Bush #2 is trickier because of the curve of the arm, but it can still be changed with MGR tools. RAVE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 18:20
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
You could either buy a new RH arm for £190 ish -...

You could either buy a new RH arm for £190 ish - or refurb the existing arm by fitting a new bush.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 15:58
Replies: 33
Views: 1,243
Posted By Blink
Which trailing arm do you need - left or right?

Which trailing arm do you need - left or right?
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 13:19
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By Blink
Is it heavier than the rear subframe with all...

Is it heavier than the rear subframe with all four arms still on?




Yes, that's the technique I used on the rear end. I bought one of these (https://www.toolstation.com/threaded-bar/p26973), a...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 17:11
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By Blink
How bad a job is it? I want to get mine off to...

How bad a job is it? I want to get mine off to rustproof it - I'm not looking forward to it.




I wouldn't like to try it on the car - there's so much stuff in the way. Rave shows it being done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 16:58
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Blink
MGR tool 19-009 (see RAVE p19-2-22 Repairs).

MGR tool 19-009 (see RAVE p19-2-22 Repairs).
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 14:18
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By Blink
Have you had the front subframe off the car?

Have you had the front subframe off the car?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 16:47
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Blink
Aha, it was TC. See post 3...

Aha, it was TC. See post 3 https://www.mg-rover.org/threads/rover-75-cdt-fuel-pump-in-tank-removal-tool.378668/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 16:39
Replies: 39
Views: 1,655
Posted By Blink
It's special tool number 19-009 in RAVE (p19-2-22...

It's special tool number 19-009 in RAVE (p19-2-22 Repairs) - you won't find one in a motor factor. Someone here made one and posted a pic - it might have been Arctic or Stocktake, or anybody else (I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 16:46
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By Blink
This one perhaps (?) -...

This one perhaps (?) - https://www.jawel.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=4033

Or (ouch!) -...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2020, 16:35
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
They usually are in my experience. It's almost...

They usually are in my experience. It's almost not worth changing them. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2020, 15:11
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
The one in my post 12 pic is Klarius. The one in...

The one in my post 12 pic is Klarius. The one in the post 13 link has just had longer tailpipes welded on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2020, 13:29
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
PS. Interestingly, I just spotted this -...

PS. Interestingly, I just spotted this - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-WCG000350P - I know who made that one!

(Application-MG ZT-T 160PS only)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2020, 13:01
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
Which direction did you have to bend them though...

Which direction did you have to bend them though Alex - inwards/outwards (as per red axis below) - or forwards/backwards (blue axis)?

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 17:59
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
The author of this...

The author of this (https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/stock-problems-issues/251320-diy-door-lock-actuator-internal-motor-replacement.html) appears to have used one of these to replace...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 17:37
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
I'll have to find a local MIG man - the nearest...

I'll have to find a local MIG man - the nearest exhaust centre is miles away and I don't have a road legal car (funnily enough :D).

On the other hand, maybe I'll take this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 16:06
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Blink
Is the aircon on or off when it does it? ...

Is the aircon on or off when it does it?

Have you checked the power steering fluid level?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 15:26
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Blink
Nothing listed on their website so I've just...

Nothing listed on their website so I've just emailed them to ask.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 15:01
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Blink
Someone recommended these people -...

Someone recommended these people - https://www.dphsiliconehose.co.uk/

I can't see any mention of 75/ZT hose kits on any of these sites so it probably means having them custom made (expensive).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 14:36
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
Thanks chaps. Here's a pic of the box. The...

Thanks chaps.

Here's a pic of the box. The vertical rod A needs to be where the red dotted line is.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e7220591f34c.jpg


The weld is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 11:59
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
Have a look here Steve (post 1) -...

Have a look here Steve (post 1) - https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/stock-problems-issues/251320-diy-door-lock-actuator-internal-motor-replacement.html. The actuator in his first pic looks...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2020, 19:44
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By Blink
Question Welding experts

A quick question for any welding experts. Is it possible to 'undo' the weld on an exhaust hanger (on a silencer) and re-weld it in a different position?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2020, 12:44
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
I don't know. I can't find anything in RAVE that...

I don't know. I can't find anything in RAVE that mentions the presence of oil in the rubber hose being normal - so I don't know where MangoMan got his info from for post 3...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2020, 12:32
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
Unhappy You're lucky - the only complete assemblies on...

You're lucky - the only complete assemblies on Rimmers clearance (PA,PB,PC,JA,JB,JC,SH,TJ @ £90 or £129) are all for 1.8 cars. A complete assembly for a KV6 works out at £249.42 and that doesn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 14:38
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
I get that too - apparently it's normal....

I get that too - apparently it's normal. https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=126588
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2020, 14:29
Replies: 38
Views: 2,081
Posted By Blink
Surely if ACEA members use phrases like "all...

Surely if ACEA members use phrases like "all models" and "all vehicles", they're referring to the whole fuel system and not just the engine itself.

Our in-tank fuel pumps appear to be made by BMW...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 18:10
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
I had the same problem. Pesky heatshields! I've...

I had the same problem. Pesky heatshields! I've used aluminium clamping strips now (post 14 (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=301200&page=2)) and I'll be fitting aluminium bolts to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 16:44
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
Where did you put the penny washers?

Where did you put the penny washers?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 15:34
Replies: 38
Views: 2,081
Posted By Blink
I wonder who decided 2002 was the 'cut-off' year....

I wonder who decided 2002 was the 'cut-off' year. :shrug: The RAC mentions it but doesn't say why that particular year was chosen....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2020, 12:42
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Blink
Could also be a slipping drive belt.

Could also be a slipping drive belt.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 15:46
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
I'm always prepared to be disappointed John :D -...

I'm always prepared to be disappointed John :D - I'm more worried about the risk of damage. Perhaps I'll do some more investigation (i.e. decide later :}).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2020, 15:23
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Blink
Lightbulb Improved cable box

EDIT: re below - whoops, I just realised there are none left on eBay at the moment but it's worth keeping an eye out in case Jack decides to make some more.


If you're fitting new cables you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2020, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By Blink
Ken - just in case you haven't already seen it,...

Ken - just in case you haven't already seen it, new cables are here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2020, 15:53
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
I just wondered if it would improve a KV6 - or...

I just wondered if it would improve a KV6 - or knobble it. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2020, 15:44
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Blink
Any good? ...

Any good?
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Aerzetix-Socket-E22-Female-torx/dp/B00MIP04YW/ref=sr_1_10?keywords=torx+e22&qid=1584114184&s=diy&sr=1-10

(Sweden delivery...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2020, 15:25
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
Has anyone else tried carbon cleaning? ...

Has anyone else tried carbon cleaning?

https://www.terraclean.co.uk/what-is-engine-carbon-cleaning/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2020, 13:51
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
Do you mean put silicone on the clips from...

Do you mean put silicone on the clips from outside (as in pic A) or from inside (as in pic B)? Or both?

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e6b8ed80435a.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2020, 12:30
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Blink
Wish I'd thought of adding a copaslip coating...

Wish I'd thought of adding a copaslip coating before I connected the cables. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 15:38
Replies: 45
Views: 3,312
Posted By Blink
Yes, Tom could, but he's the exception to the...

Yes, Tom could, but he's the exception to the rule. Fantastic craftsmanship (first & last pics in post 1) - it's a joy to behold. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 15:29
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Blink
Tube boot?

Here's a pair of backplates (minus paint). I wonder if there's a way of making some sort of boot device to keep water from entering the cable tube from the back. Just a thought.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 14:54
Replies: 45
Views: 3,312
Posted By Blink
Me too. They've only got the RH...

Me too.




They've only got the RH panel now (ALA500140 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001747)) and it's on clearance at £180 so they probably want to get rid of stock as soon as they can....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 14:22
Replies: 45
Views: 3,312
Posted By Blink
Have you got a link to Tom's Facebook page?

Have you got a link to Tom's Facebook page?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 18:01
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
Yes, I think you're right, there's a leak...

Yes, I think you're right, there's a leak somewhere. Finding it could take some doing though. I think I'll try a smoke machine - it worked for Edd.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 17:03
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Blink
Caps are RLF10001. Mine came from Brown &...

Caps are RLF10001. Mine came from Brown & Gammons.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 16:07
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
In cold weather my car gets condensation on the...

In cold weather my car gets condensation on the inside of the rear window, the inside of the front windscreen and on the underside of the roof. The carpets are always dry though.

No problems...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 16:00
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Blink
My old caps were well and truly jammed on - I...

My old caps were well and truly jammed on - I tried everything to get them off without damaging them and couldn't do it. In the end I just hit them with a bolster chisel (which did them no good at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 15:33
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
By the way, I recently saw Edd China testing for...

By the way, I recently saw Edd China testing for leaks using a smoke machine. He put the machine inside the car and waited for smoke to find its way out of the leak point.

Theatrical smoke...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
Mike - are you sure it is actually an external...

Mike - are you sure it is actually an external leak? Or could it be condensation forming on the inside of the rear window, then running down to the bottom of the glass (still on the inside) and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 15:05
Replies: 21
Views: 858
Posted By Blink
In RAVE's section on rear hubs (64-1) it says:...

In RAVE's section on rear hubs (64-1) it says: "Remove and discard cap from hub" and "Remove and discard hub nut." Then it says: "Fit new hub nut and tighten to 210Nm" and "Fit new cap to hub".

So...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th March 2020, 13:53
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Blink
Question Are you both referring to rubber seal #6 here...

Are you both referring to rubber seal #6 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002000)?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2020, 11:40
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Blink
Front sensor - part number SOM100030 ...

Front sensor - part number SOM100030

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-front-brake-pad-warning-sensor-som100030-all-models
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-SOM100030
Or perhaps...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 18:33
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By Blink
It'll need quite a large hole because the drain...

It'll need quite a large hole because the drain plug doesn't point downwards. Even bigger if you want to get the filter out too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2020, 10:47
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By Blink
Mr Edd might have left the club and deleted his...

Mr Edd might have left the club and deleted his gallery.
Forum: Items Wanted 5th March 2020, 10:28
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By Blink
There should be a label on the headlining you've...

There should be a label on the headlining you've already got, like this one.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e60d0a91a692.jpg

The last three letters on the end...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2020, 10:24
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
I'm using blocks (all 4 corners) - I should have...

I'm using blocks (all 4 corners) - I should have bought a bigger/higher jack and added another layer of blocks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 12:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blink
Juilan - re the arm bolts, I forgot to say the...

Juilan - re the arm bolts, I forgot to say the handbrake cables get in the way of spanners and so does the heat shield.

Unbolting the heat shield will give you more room and (if the handbrake is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2020, 11:08
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Next idea: Ditch the long torque wrenches. I've...

Next idea: Ditch the long torque wrenches. I've ordered this extendable ratchet (https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000WZC3A8/ref=pe_3187911_189395841_TE_dp_1) to use with my Sealey STW290...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2020, 10:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Another possibility: the hose bayonet connectors...

Another possibility: the hose bayonet connectors have come off the in-tank pump, as per Mike's (vitesse's) thread here (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=286990&page=3) - see post...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 09:27
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Blink
It could be an iffy CV joint I suppose but I'm...

It could be an iffy CV joint I suppose but I'm not sure how it would cause the clutch to judder like that. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2020, 16:20
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Question Shorter torque wrench

The Sealey S12E75 (https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B000RA199E/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) extension arrived and it does fit onto the upper arm to subframe bolts - i.e. you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2020, 16:08
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Sorry Kev - I missed your post. The...

Sorry Kev - I missed your post.

The answer to your question is I don't know. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2020, 16:22
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Blink
The teardrop was already changed in an effort to...

The teardrop was already changed in an effort to stop the judder - and it didn't.

It's a very weird judder - it only happens on full lock (or near full lock) with the car pointing uphill at a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 18:33
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blink
Yes, definitely - rust is the major factor when...

Yes, definitely - rust is the major factor when undoing the bolts.

There's also a problem when tightening them. The nuts have inserts (pic below) - as soon as the bolt reaches the insert the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 17:26
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
The only ones I've found on eBay have Allen heads...

The only ones I've found on eBay have Allen heads - 'race' versions, not cheap.

Another thing I might try is plastic cover caps (https://www.kayfast.co.uk/view-product/Plastic-Cover-Caps) to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 13:18
Replies: 21
Views: 966
Posted By Blink
Can it be inspected without removing anything...

Can it be inspected without removing anything Steve? I just wanted to see if it might be connected to a clutch judder I get when the wheels are on full lock and the car is pointing slightly uphill....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 11:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By Blink
Here's a clearer view of them. 1. Both...

Here's a clearer view of them.


1. Both upper nuts viewed from topside

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e5a47fa2ecca.jpg

2. Closer split view of pic 1
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 00:54
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Posted By Blink
There are four of them - one per arm. The lower...

There are four of them - one per arm. The lower arm ones are directly above the red P in this pic. (This is the underside). You could get heat onto these two.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 17:26
Replies: 93
Views: 3,119
Posted By Blink
Lightbulb 'Undo' shortcut

If you accidentally delete your typing before you submit it, don't use the browser's back arrow. Use CTRL Z instead and it should undo your mistake.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 15:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By Blink
Rave info

For info, there are diagrams of the front & rear pre-tensioners on Rave pages 75-21 and 75-22 (Workshop Manual > System Description & Operation). The cutaway on 75-21 shows how nitrogen drives the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 14:22
Replies: 12,017
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Posted By Blink
There's a good selection of aluminium bolts here...

There's a good selection of aluminium bolts here - http://www.teknipart.co.uk/en/catalog/alloys/aluminium/screws/a0013.a6. I'd need to check but I think the size is M6x20 (allowing a bit of extra...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 11:50
Replies: 12,017
Views: 849,732
Posted By Blink
In that case, how about swapping the stainless...

In that case, how about swapping the stainless bolts for aluminium bolts?

(NB. I did use aluminium strips, like this (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=301200) posts 9-14).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2020, 13:55
Replies: 12,017
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Posted By Blink
Which heat shield was rattling? The...

Which heat shield was rattling?

The reaction seems to be between the bolts and the aluminium so I've changed to stainless steel bolts.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2020, 11:10
Replies: 69
Views: 5,359
Posted By Blink
Unhappy I've only just seen this thread (and post 11742...

I've only just seen this thread (and post 11742 (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=172123&page=1175) and post 11...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 18:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Ah, so that fits with what Lates said. 266 is...

Ah, so that fits with what Lates said. 266 is just after the changeover.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 16:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Thanks Andy. :} Some key info: Lates did...

Thanks Andy. :}

Some key info: Lates did some research via the dealers and discovered that the early type of filter WGS100031 is only fitted to early vehicles up to VIN 1D225075 (see post 17...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 16:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Trikey - I didn't spot your post before I posted...

Trikey - I didn't spot your post before I posted mine (#12). :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 16:16
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Lightbulb Which type of filter?

If your son has a go, first thing to do is lift the rear seat base (the bit you sit on). Underneath the carpet and the soundproofing you'll find two black access plates - each one is secured by 4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 14:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By Blink
Has anyone got any orange clips left though TC?...

Has anyone got any orange clips left though TC? Arctic had a couple in November but they both appear to be sold now (link (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/300566)) and Jack had five of the 'White...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 16:48
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By Blink
If you haven't already seen it, BigRuss's thread...

If you haven't already seen it, BigRuss's thread here (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=63314) might help.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 15:09
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By Blink
I think this was your first pic Steve (called...

I think this was your first pic Steve (called fig1). I did have the whole HowTo (inc pics) saved as a pdf but now I can't find it. :duh::duh:

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 18:20
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
I started by saying "Maybe, maybe not" - in other...

I started by saying "Maybe, maybe not" - in other words, who knows whether it makes a difference or not. :shrug: As for me, I think I'll follow RAVE.

Re the gap: it's ok now, I've fitted two...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 16:45
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Blink
I saw something* too (before I fitted them) so I...

I saw something* too (before I fitted them) so I was expecting the LSM to play up. It didn't though - everything just worked straight away,

* A post on here somewhere - I don't remember TOAF...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 15:40
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Blink
I fitted front fogs to mine and the LSM sussed...

I fitted front fogs to mine and the LSM sussed them out without T4.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 15:37
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
i.e. the old one I took off.

i.e. the old one I took off.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 15:19
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Posted By Blink
Maybe, maybe not. ;) RAVE screengrab: ...

Maybe, maybe not. ;)



RAVE screengrab:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e53e6b6bf654.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 14:39
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Blink
PS. Red light on navigation computer might go out...

PS. Red light on navigation computer might go out after a period of nothing happening - the nav comp has a nap if it thinks you're not doing anything. As soon as you do something again (e.g. open a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 14:28
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Blink
I don't understand the question. Are you trying...

I don't understand the question. Are you trying to perform a shutdown and resart?

If you are,

1. Leave disc in satnav
2. Turn off lights, radio and anything else that might be on (except...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 16:19
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Blink
I've never heard anyone mention a difference....

I've never heard anyone mention a difference. This is the file list for the 2014-15 disc I've got (works with Low Line).

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e529bbc9d105.jpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 15:22
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
And here they are. ...

And here they are.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e5296b8c7163.jpg

The one on the left is identical to the pair that came with the uprated roll bar kit (the ones...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 13:27
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Blink
What happens if you put the earlier disc in?

What happens if you put the earlier disc in?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 13:07
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Blink
There's a photo of LLH102660 here if it helps...

There's a photo of LLH102660 here if it helps https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-LLH102660

Might be worth asking Rimmers what the total price to Australia would be including shipping. The hose...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 14:58
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By Blink
I wouldn't show them this thread yet - I'd wait...

I wouldn't show them this thread yet - I'd wait until we've got more information on what they did and what they think is wrong with the engine, why they took the engine out of the car and what are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 13:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By Blink
Smile :welcome: Hello May, If you are on your...

:welcome:

Hello May,

If you are on your own at the meeting on Monday, I think your best option would be to avoid making a snap decision and tell them you will be seeking proper advice before...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 15:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,337
Posted By Blink
Wouldn't a dramatic excess of oil blow out...

Wouldn't a dramatic excess of oil blow out somewhere else first? e.g. post 1 (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=137145)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 12:47
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
Rimmers are sending another pair of bushes - when...

Rimmers are sending another pair of bushes - when they arrive I'll try them for size on the bar and report back.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e4fc7b2e214a.jpg

It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
Thanks TC. I'll go and have a close look at...

Thanks TC.

I'll go and have a close look at them all later (it's raining again).

Meanwhile, just for info, I think nuts 5 & 9 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547) and 6 & 8...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 16:28
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Blink
This is the cheaper of the two -...

This is the cheaper of the two - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/03-SB-553-Vehicle-Replacement-Ball-Joint-Rr-Lower-L-R-fits-BMW/153815467493?hash=item23d01dc5e5:g:3BgAAOSwUuheMw8j

The other one has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 15:48
Replies: 909
Views: 677,172
Posted By Blink
And me please. :} (Email sent as per post 902).

And me please. :} (Email sent as per post 902).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 15:43
Replies: 36
Views: 5,591
Posted By Blink
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2793749#post2793749
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 15:34
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Blink
Is this one any good?...

Is this one any good? https://www.onlinecarparts.co.uk/febi-bilstein-1873691.html

See ETS number in 'TecDoc equivalents' scrolling box.


Or -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 15:21
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
Arrow Questions from post 1

TC - what do you think about these two questions:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 14:42
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
I just measured the old ARB & bush (the ones I...

I just measured the old ARB & bush (the ones I took off) and the new ARB & bush. Both bushes were measured off the car.



Old ARB diameter = 18.49mm
Old bush internal diameter when hole...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
Yes, but the labels on the bush bags I've got...

Yes, but the labels on the bush bags I've got both say RBX000180 which is the number for the ZT bush. Surely this has a bigger diameter hole than the 75's bush RGX101090?

Link -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2020, 15:42
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By Blink
Question Nuts & bolts questions

If/when the rain dries up :shrug: I'll be slackening off the rear suspension nuts & bolts (all of which are new) and then re-torquing them with the weight of the car on the suspension.

Bearing in...
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 10:53
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Blink
The yellow square tool is only for linking to...

The yellow square tool is only for linking to images that you've already posted on a website. That's why it says "Please enter the URL of your image:"

If you want to upload them see the How To...
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 10:35
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Blink
I think that method will involve paying...

I think that method will involve paying Photobucket at some point.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 17:23
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Blink
I've never driven a Ford that had one fitted -...

I've never driven a Ford that had one fitted - are they very effective?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2020, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By Blink
Question How does it work? I don't recall ever it as an...

How does it work? I don't recall ever it as an option so what else does it need (wiring, switch, etc)?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 14:40
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By Blink
Well spotted Brian. That looks suspiciously like...

Well spotted Brian. That looks suspiciously like the tools shown in RAVE Workshop Manual Service Procedures page 812 (which have four different tool numbers.) :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 14:18
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
All of which brings us back to here: ...

All of which brings us back to here:



What marks? Which casing?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 14:09
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
The upper arm bolt isn't the one referred to in...

The upper arm bolt isn't the one referred to in the RAVE p808 text quoted in post 15. They're talking about the bolt that the secures the trailing arm bush to the toe-in adjuster bracket, represented...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 12:21
Replies: 36
Views: 5,591
Posted By Blink
One source is condensation forming on the front...

One source is condensation forming on the front windscreen and running down behind the instrument binnacle. I've seen surface rust
on various bits of unpainted metal around there.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2020, 17:08
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Arrow RAVE - trailing arm torque confusion

While waiting for Amazon to deliver a 75mm extension I thought I'd see what RAVE says about setting torque on the trailing arm bush bracket bolt (#6 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001553))....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 17:52
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Blink
Yes, sorry - that's what I should have said in...

Yes, sorry - that's what I should have said in post 10. Now rectified. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 17:39
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Blink
It's only the RH that's intermittent on mine Dave...

It's only the RH that's intermittent on mine Dave - the LH always pops up on the 2nd push of the unlock button.

If it hasn't popped up on the 2nd push, the RH will always pop up at the 3rd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 16:49
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Blink
PS. My RH rear has been intermittent for years,...

PS. My RH rear has been intermittent for years, which seems to indicate something other than a failing motor.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 16:42
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By Blink
My RH rear does this intermittently - but if I...

My RH rear does this intermittently - but if I give the 'unlock' button an extra push it'll pop up, i.e.


Lock car with remote - all four door buttons drop down
Press unlock on remote - RH...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 10:48
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
So it is. Beats me why they can't be clear in...

So it is. Beats me why they can't be clear in these ads.

"Rear Left Right Shock Absorbers Damper" :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 10:26
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Blink
Dunk it in boiling water and then try.

Dunk it in boiling water and then try.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 10:23
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
I think that's each Brian. A pair is £56.65 x 2 =...

I think that's each Brian. A pair is £56.65 x 2 = £113.30 inc delivery.

Here's a pair of OEM Gs for £108 plus delivery - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-RPD102250P1.

Or a pair of G Scruffy(s)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 10:13
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
The 75 G code is for all 75 saloons (except...

The 75 G code is for all 75 saloons (except perhaps V8). The only other 75 codes are J and H but they're for tourers. In other words there is no firmer saloon option.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 08:47
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Ok, I'll aim for 97mm for the extension bar with...

Ok, I'll aim for 97mm for the extension bar with socket. I've got three 1/2 inch ratchets to choose from so I'll use the one with the slimmest head.




I thought about this yesterday and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 07:54
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Ok, thanks for doing that Ian. Can you remember...

Ok, thanks for doing that Ian. Can you remember which was the better fit, 111mm or 97mm?


The closest I can get to an 85mm extension is the Snap-on SXWK3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 07:48
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
I'm not sure what you mean. If you're saying have...

I'm not sure what you mean. If you're saying have I used the 8.8 grade bolts shown in the pic, the answer is no. I've used the correct 10.9 grade
FC112187A, M12x90 (15mm socket), nos 3 & 7 here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 07:13
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
No, I've used the proper ones - FC112187A, M12x90...

No, I've used the proper ones - FC112187A, M12x90 (15mm socket), nos 3 & 7 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547).

See underneath pic in post 2. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 17:54
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Most of the 'short' extensions seem to be 75mm,...

Most of the 'short' extensions seem to be 75mm, so that's 95mm with the 15mm socket - e.g....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 17:25
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Do you mean through these holes? ...

Do you mean through these holes?

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e46b5e33e04d.jpg

The shortest extension I've got is 120mm long, or 140mm including the 15mm socket....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 16:20
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Have you checked to see what's already on it? The...

Have you checked to see what's already on it? The spring & damper codes are on a label under the back seat.

According to the chart (bottom of this page...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 15:22
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Actually, the 2nd pic above makes more sense like...

Actually, the 2nd pic above makes more sense like this (the horizontal access hole is now horizontal!)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635e46ba64adea3.jpg

Btw, ignore...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2020, 15:13
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Blink
Question Subframe in situ: accessing arm bolts - advice please

Finally, there's a pause in the rain so I'm trying re-torque these bolts (one per side in each case):


Upper arm to trailing arm
Lower arm to trailing arm
Upper arm to subframe
Lower arm...
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