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Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 17:13
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By macafee2
they are the townies coming out to play :) ...

they are the townies coming out to play :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 11:06
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By macafee2
Rimmers did have them, I'm not sure about them...

Rimmers did have them, I'm not sure about them needing replacement.
When I fitted a new one I found it had spread quite a bit due to needing to be opened to get it on the shaft. I was concerned but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
have some posts been removed as MSS's post...

have some posts been removed as MSS's post contains other posts that I cant see

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2021, 18:01
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
50 years, my god that is some achievement,...

50 years, my god that is some achievement, congratulations to you both

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2021, 16:48
Replies: 19
Views: 394
Posted By macafee2
recipes I use have weights in pints and ounces. ...

recipes I use have weights in pints and ounces.
Personally I never saw the need to change and i think it would be quite expensive and confusing to go back to lbs and ounces so disappointingly but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 19:46
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By macafee2
what post are you referring to? macafee2

what post are you referring to?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By macafee2
I had to add a few thousand due to moving costs,...

I had to add a few thousand due to moving costs, estate agent fees and solicitors costs but I bought for £15,000 less then I sold for but still paid about £20,000 more then its worth due to a bidding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 08:54
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By macafee2
E Pace class? Not sure I have driven an E Pace...

E Pace class? Not sure I have driven an E Pace but have the F pace and a number of other new 2018 to 2020 Jaqs and class is not a word I would use to describe them, disappointing and lacking class...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 08:50
Replies: 22
Views: 951
Posted By macafee2
Is a Tesla or any modern car better in every way?...

Is a Tesla or any modern car better in every way? I don't hear owners of these modern cars saying how much pleasure they get from driving their car.
They just tell me about the mod cons it has. I...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 22:27
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By macafee2
An electrical cable between the UK and France has...

An electrical cable between the UK and France has burnt out and it is been "turned off" for now but when it is put back into service, there will be a reduced capacity until I think it was March 2022....
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 22:24
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By macafee2
How many years do you want to go back to find...

How many years do you want to go back to find what house prices have done?
Peaks and troughs but they have overall gone north.
For those looking to buy or sell the value is important, for those not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 18:02
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By macafee2
Thanks Simon, I dont recall anyone saying to...

Thanks Simon, I dont recall anyone saying to remove the anti roll bar clamps before and I'd always wondered about torquing the bolts.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 08:03
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By macafee2
when i got my Tourer the insides of the "drums"...

when i got my Tourer the insides of the "drums" were so pitted I changed the drums/discs.
The rust where the pads touch is not the surface rust you get when the car has been standing, this is eating...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2021, 20:55
Replies: 28
Views: 742
Posted By macafee2
personally, I'd remove the sub frame to do this...

personally, I'd remove the sub frame to do this job.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 20:53
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By macafee2
some rust where the pad should be in contact with...

some rust where the pad should be in contact with the disc so brake efficiency is affected. I wonder if the inside of the disc/drums are pitted hence the handbrake efficiency not to good.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2021, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By macafee2
You can visit the bunker where the Battle of...

You can visit the bunker where the Battle of Britain was controlled from at what was RAF Uxbridge to have a tour. Now a housing estate.
Worth doing, getting on for 40 years ago I worked in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 09:50
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By macafee2
My worst MOT

Took my saloon for an MOT today, this is the worst MOT it has had since I owned it.

Advisories on :-
Nearside headlight pattern, possibly due to the bulb
Handbrake efficiency only just good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By macafee2
Ok thanks Simon I will try that test in the next...

Ok thanks Simon I will try that test in the next few days when the rain has stopped. The battery chargers are smart but I have known them not to be smart enough to charge an exceedingly flat battery....
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2021, 08:39
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By macafee2
restricting the charging times, I cant see how...

restricting the charging times, I cant see how that is helpful.

It does seem we solve one problem to create another.
Do all new house builds have to have a home charging point? For how many cars...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 08:36
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By macafee2
I will fully charge the battery with it...

I will fully charge the battery with it disconnected, check with a volt meter then leave for a few days and try again, I will then reconnect it and test to see how many amps are being drawn.
Whilst...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By macafee2
when i put the spare battery on charge it went to...

when i put the spare battery on charge it went to showing fully charged and i am going to assume it is good enough to start one car once

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 13th September 2021, 21:03
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By macafee2
update to thread, I never got a pm macafee2

update to thread, I never got a pm

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 13:53
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
At the top and bottom of the strut is a clip that...

At the top and bottom of the strut is a clip that slots in, remove this and the strut will come away easily

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 08:22
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By macafee2
Is it just weight that keeps them still? ...

Is it just weight that keeps them still?

Think a Range Rover is big, the RR and Bentley "equivalent" make them look small.
You pull up with your brand new Kia to pony club, next person pulls up...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 08:19
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
I like the size but not the height, thats' no...

I like the size but not the height, thats' no cheap trailer.
Some councils now require those with trailers larger then 6x4 to have a permit before allowing them to use the local tip. I'd like 8x6,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 08:15
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By macafee2
well done, water leaks are a trait of the Rover...

well done, water leaks are a trait of the Rover 75 and so blessed hard sometimes to cure

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 08:13
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By macafee2
jump starting a car with a flat battery

Went to start a car yesterday that had a flat battery, so flat the engine would not turn over.
Using jump leads I connected up a spare good battery that seemed fully charged. Still the car would...
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 22:22
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
what size is the trailer, I can correct my 6x4...

what size is the trailer, I can correct my 6x4 easy enough, sometimes, but i reverse slowly

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2021, 21:03
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By macafee2
under the roof rail strip there is a seam, could...

under the roof rail strip there is a seam, could it be from there? May be not as your leak is at the front. Roofr rail strip where it touches the top of the front screen?

to remove the strip...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 20:57
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By macafee2
if no one replies, pm me tomorrow and I will...

if no one replies, pm me tomorrow and I will measure mine

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 18:22
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By macafee2
She could retire and become a model macafee2

She could retire and become a model

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 16:47
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By macafee2
if only you were asking at the beginning of the...

if only you were asking at the beginning of the year, I used to live in the New Forest and would have done them.
I dont know if the chap is still working but Ashurst Garage next to the car wash in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 16:43
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By macafee2
never a banger but agree when clean and polished...

never a banger but agree when clean and polished it is like my wife, good looking

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 11:16
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
I think that is because the trailer wheels are so...

I think that is because the trailer wheels are so close to the back of the car, any "misalignment" when reversing seems amplified

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 11:13
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By macafee2
One for the wheel connoisseurs

Did the MK1 15 inch alloy have a cutout/slot where the wheel centre cap goes, just so the badges would all face the same way, providing of course the wheels were put on in the right place?

Were...
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 08:26
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
I always had a concern about the extra test for...

I always had a concern about the extra test for towing and wondered if the accident statistics supported the introduction of the change in the first place.

Reversing a trailer is an art, watching...
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2021, 23:08
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By macafee2
How would either of them top winning tonight? ...

How would either of them top winning tonight?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 21:44
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By macafee2
thanks trikey I wanted to avoid spending time...

thanks trikey I wanted to avoid spending time opening the plug to add an earth. Oh well it will just have to wait until I have more time

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 16:21
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
thank you, yes new drop links now fitted. I only...

thank you, yes new drop links now fitted. I only had to remove the offside spring protector due to the nut of the ball joint being in the wrong place.
My nuts were 15mm but the nuts on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 14:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,055
Posted By macafee2
see my post above. If the back plate is not...

see my post above.
If the back plate is not supported closely around the tube, I can imagine you can knock the tube out of the back plate.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 10:10
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
Front drop link, what size nut?

What size is the nut on the top of the front drop link of a diesel?

My ground down ring spanner that I have put down somewhere this morning and lost, seems to big.

macafee2

ignore me, wife...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 08:45
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By macafee2
will disconnecting the temperature sensor

Will disconnecting the temperature sensor, fool the FBH into thinking it is cold and so start up when the engine is started?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2021, 07:21
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
"Super Glue" them in back place. Once the glue...

"Super Glue" them in back place. Once the glue has set reinforce the bottom of the sides of the clips with Araldite Rapid making sure the Araldite crosses the joint.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 18:17
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
New rule for towing

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-rules-for-towing-a-trailer-or-caravan-with-a-car-from-autumn-2021

This may excite some and seriously annoy others.
Was there a change to licences in January 2013?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 11:58
Replies: 37
Views: 2,857
Posted By macafee2
off the top of my head I don't think they don't...

off the top of my head I don't think they don't have castellated nuts.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2021, 09:18
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
and what a great colour that is :D macafee2

and what a great colour that is :D

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 8th September 2021, 17:34
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By macafee2
if you can wait until the weekend and them pm me,...

if you can wait until the weekend and them pm me, I will check to see if I have a pair. If I do they are yours for postage and I will leave it up to you to make a donation to the Samaritans.
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th September 2021, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
It is a small world

Despite its size it seems sometimes the world is a small place.
You go on holiday thousands of miles away and meet someone you know or who lives just down the road.

We moved 200 miles, the...
Forum: Items Wanted 7th September 2021, 19:31
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By macafee2
pm me over the weekend and I will see if I have...

pm me over the weekend and I will see if I have them. If I have you can come and collect them, FOC
I am just over the Dunham Bridge

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th September 2021, 18:20
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macafee2
Iron Maiden Lead singer, shock

Watching a program about the Boeing 747 Jumbo jet and the the lead singer of Iron Maiden has a 747 pilots licence, that was a bit of a shock, more to some of these bands people then meets the eye
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2021, 18:59
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By macafee2
I supplied tools to fix one of those or one like...

I supplied tools to fix one of those or one like it a few weeks ago, it was broken down on the side of the road.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2021, 08:10
Replies: 21
Views: 1,929
Posted By macafee2
not sure if this is any good ...

not sure if this is any good
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/153697772378

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd September 2021, 12:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By macafee2
I am getting emails with the title being "may be...

I am getting emails with the title being "may be the best thing I have ever done" I keep blocking the sender but the emails still come via a different email address. wish I could hack and crash their...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2021, 16:45
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By macafee2
i thought the correct thing was set to minimum...

i thought the correct thing was set to minimum measurable torque setting when you were finished with it

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 13:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,968
Posted By macafee2
How did it happen? Car fall off the "jack"? Was...

How did it happen? Car fall off the "jack"? Was he killed?

Cant see he would be a loss to society but what of the feelings of other family members, they may be decent people

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 18:26
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By macafee2
#If they still have one ...

#If they still have one
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 08:55
Replies: 35
Views: 1,959
Posted By macafee2
I thought petrol stations were going to have a...

I thought petrol stations were going to have a pump and fuel for the older cars

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 08:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
This will be my first venture onto winter tyres...

This will be my first venture onto winter tyres in 40 years of driving.

I want to go to Norway or Sweden in the winter and try a car with studs in the tyres.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 12:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,184
Posted By macafee2
why not call and ask? macafee2

why not call and ask?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 18:11
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By macafee2
I think the black rubbers you refer to are when...

I think the black rubbers you refer to are when you are getting a "machine gun" effect when trying to release the boot but you dont seem to be getting that problem

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 13:10
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By macafee2
the video is a bit shaky but I think I saw some...

the video is a bit shaky but I think I saw some spray come out of the rubber "gator" and perhaps spray onto some foam. If I am right then I agree, master has failed.

This is a DIY job and whilst...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 12:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
damn very sorry I did indeed and my op was right,...

damn very sorry I did indeed and my op was right, my follow up post was wrong, mis read the handbook. It is H I want and I keep looking for V, ye gods

why does 15 inch need H and 16 need W for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 12:03
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By macafee2
as dave lincs says, yes when you bolt 5 to...

as dave lincs says, yes

when you bolt 5 to the trailing arm you need to bolt it at the correct angle.

My mind is a bit hazy but this is what I seem to think. On 5 there is a line that runs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 09:12
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By macafee2
I dont know the term radius arms. If the trailing...

I dont know the term radius arms. If the trailing arm then yes if upper or lower arm then I dont think so.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547 if these I dont think so
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 21:12
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
on that page they show as winter tyres but have...

on that page they show as winter tyres but have the snowflake symbol but worse they are only H rated not V

macafee2

please ignore this post, H is what I need not V, apologies to TourerSteve he...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 21:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
thanks yes know about speed ratings, insurance...

thanks yes know about speed ratings, insurance and the tyres can fail if run at a speed the car is capable of which can be greater then what the tyre is capable of.

Not sure if the speed rating is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 21:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
We are going to Aviemore which is closer to...

We are going to Aviemore which is closer to Inverness then Glasgow or Edinburgh. Got to be snow.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 21:04
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By macafee2
I spoke to them last week, prices are the same ...

I spoke to them last week, prices are the same

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By macafee2
which part is not reflective of the majority of...

which part is not reflective of the majority of couriers?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 19:55
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By macafee2
place in Birmingham I think are £35 or £45 per...

place in Birmingham I think are £35 or £45 per wheel if the tyres is on, they also have had good reviews on this forum.
I think this is the place
https://www.citywheelrefurbishment.co.uk/price-list...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 17:36
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
M&S, multi season? I've no experience of any...

M&S, multi season?
I've no experience of any real importance driving on snow


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 10:32
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By macafee2
I doubt that diesel will be the cause of the...

I doubt that diesel will be the cause of the problem.
Do a bit of fault finding, check the fluid level in the master cylinder, check around the master cylinder for fluid.

If fluid level good and...
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 08:42
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By macafee2
there by the grace of god :) If it cost you...

there by the grace of god :)
If it cost you more on your insurance I wonder if you could get those costs back

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 08:40
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By macafee2
I bet every delivery company loses and damages...

I bet every delivery company loses and damages parcels.
If you get your costs back then "all is fine" but it is when you cannot recover costs that it leaves a bitter tastes in the mouth

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 08:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By macafee2
when you start offering the Mike Noc Calibration...

when you start offering the Mike Noc Calibration Services let me know :)
I would not have any idea how to re-calibrate a torque wrench

I had a puncture fixed on my Tourer during the week, the lad...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 08:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By macafee2
The inside looks in great condition macafee2

The inside looks in great condition

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2021, 20:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By macafee2
winter tyres

Looking for 195/65 91H winter tyres.
Anyone had problems getting this spec in a winter tyre or can recommend a brand?

For Scotland in February will an all season tyre do or is an out and out...
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 19:32
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By macafee2
congrats elroy , time flies. Where does the time...

congrats elroy , time flies. Where does the time go?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2021, 19:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By macafee2
getting a torque wrench calibrated seems to be a...

getting a torque wrench calibrated seems to be a bit of an issue.
I think Mike Noc does his own, is that right Mike?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 18:05
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By macafee2
if the sales of new cars drops off, think of all...

if the sales of new cars drops off, think of all that manufacturing pollution that will be saved:D

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 17:58
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By macafee2
I have Draper professional. I like the fact they...

I have Draper professional. I like the fact they come in a decent plastic protective case and quite like Drape tools as I find them good quality and long lasting.

others can advise, if a Torque...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 15:41
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By macafee2
my handbook has 225/45 17 for Tourer and for the...

my handbook has 225/45 17 for Tourer and for the saloon 215/50 and 225/45 17

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 11:33
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By macafee2
thank you, the second link was just what I...

thank you, the second link was just what I needed, thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 09:23
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By macafee2
what was standard fit?

Have we a table of what was standard fit and what was an option on our cars?
My saloon and Tourer both face lifts have 15 inch wheels, the MK1 saloon I have has 16 inch wheels

thanks

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2021, 10:21
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By macafee2
for over 18's only

please do not follow this thread if under 18

this guy makes me laugh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPeoFoPGuBo

or this
...
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2021, 08:40
Replies: 52
Views: 3,700
Posted By macafee2
if you prepare for the worst you can start to...

if you prepare for the worst you can start to prepare.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th August 2021, 17:43
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By macafee2
new cars or new models? macafee2

new cars or new models?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2021, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By macafee2
sport and economy? macafee2

sport and economy?



macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 09:38
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
have a look at the springs you may find to dabs...

have a look at the springs you may find to dabs of paint, I think that too is a code.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 19:12
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
found it, The Flatbackers - Pumping Iron ...

found it, The Flatbackers - Pumping Iron
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mH2PniN1K7M

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 24th August 2021, 19:04
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By macafee2
just checked the free car I was given, sorry all...

just checked the free car I was given, sorry all 4 are missing

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 16:57
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
radio macafee2

radio

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 15:47
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
no. I only heard men singing macafee2

no. I only heard men singing

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 15:45
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
no sorry macafee2

no sorry

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 10:25
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
sorry gents, neither. Dont forget female singer. ...

sorry gents, neither. Dont forget female singer.
Arnie could be a red herring I really dont know.
The year, late 70's early to mid 80's?

Cant believe I cant find the song

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 10:21
Replies: 52
Views: 3,700
Posted By macafee2
working from home is a double edged sword, no...

working from home is a double edged sword, no commuting time, saving of travel costs but there is no getting out from the 4 walls unless you make the effort, there is the lack of interpersonal skills...
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 08:32
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
Help finding a song

I have tried both the internet and YouTube without success.

Came out I think late 70's or early 80's. May have been about Arnold Schwarzenegger but gym and bodybuilders otherwise.
I thought it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2021, 21:00
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
Yes, been in the house since July 9th. Got the...

Yes, been in the house since July 9th. Got the keys June 30th beating the stamp duty dead line by hours. Wife wanted to be an active grandmother and that could not be done from 200 miles away.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2021, 19:25
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
If only, this is a very small community and...

If only, this is a very small community and nothing goes unnoticed.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2021, 18:19
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
I dont know if it has solved the problem either...

I dont know if it has solved the problem either :)
I had best of intention to fit the faceplate asap but a long list of things to do, all more urgent keeps me busy I am afraid. A LAN cable runs from...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd August 2021, 21:13
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By macafee2
Electric cars, how long have they been around?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ-ktYKazEs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cS10U79B8bk

ahead of their time

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd August 2021, 21:05
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By macafee2
can you provide a link to the company as the site...

can you provide a link to the company as the site I found seems to charge...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd August 2021, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
sorry, you will need to explain. macafee2

sorry, you will need to explain.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd August 2021, 21:00
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
we can just add a post at the end to say we have...

we can just add a post at the end to say we have sourced the item or say something similar

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 15:19
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By macafee2
Arctic, thank you I appreciate you taking the...

Arctic, thank you I appreciate you taking the time.
am taking the plunge and ordering the kit in your link. Not too expensive and it will be good experience to try a test.
Just as well yo told me...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 14:44
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By macafee2
I mean this in a nice way,,,,,,, don't ever work...

I mean this in a nice way,,,,,,, don't ever work on repairing the shuttle :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By macafee2
I would an 2 thanks you's but can only add one,...

I would an 2 thanks you's but can only add one, thank you for both replies

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By macafee2
Fitting an under bonnet fuel pump

On a diesel, is there any advantage to fitting an under bonnet fuel pump? Neither on my MKII's have them.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 13:52
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By macafee2
Got a feeling I spoke to Mickyboy a couple of...

Got a feeling I spoke to Mickyboy a couple of years ago and no he does not or did not offer the service then. I am not having trouble with my injectors but if the injectors are good on the car I was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 12:07
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By macafee2
Testing Diesel injectors

What tests can be carried out to check if an injector for a diesel is any good?
I have seen two things on YouTube, testing the ohm resistance and a leak back test.

What should the ohm resistance...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 09:41
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By macafee2
crank sensor, cam sensor I knew it was one of the...

crank sensor, cam sensor I knew it was one of the damn things I'd seen mentioned in other threads.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 21st August 2021, 09:04
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By macafee2
Ok I may have what you are looking for, if you...

Ok I may have what you are looking for, if you want a photo let me know

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 08:35
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By macafee2
oh and a discussion with your insurance company...

oh and a discussion with your insurance company should take place.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By macafee2
parts all sourced macafee2

parts all sourced

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:10
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By macafee2
parts all sourced macafee2

parts all sourced

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:09
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By macafee2
no longer required, replacement sourced ...

no longer required, replacement sourced

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:08
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By macafee2
no longer required, have source spares from...

no longer required, have source spares from breakers

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:07
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By macafee2
no longer required, has been sourced macafee2

no longer required, has been sourced

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 21:04
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By macafee2
If you post in the Items wanted section

If you post a wanted advert in the Items Wanted section, please can you update the thread and let us know if your source the part?
The majority of the posts I looked at did not advise if items...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:00
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By macafee2
Have the parts been sourced or are they still...

Have the parts been sourced or are they still required?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2021, 20:56
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/klarius-rear-silenc...

https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/klarius-rear-silencer-705751351

I would never have thought to go to euro Car Parts, thank you Trikey

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 18:18
Replies: 34
Views: 1,924
Posted By macafee2
whilst I dont want to see innocent people killed...

whilst I dont want to see innocent people killed in Afgan I am concerned that we allow people in only to have them turn on "us"
No matter what decision it is, if I made it I would me mortified if it...
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By macafee2
just us misunderstanding each other:D ...

just us misunderstanding each other:D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 15:02
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By macafee2
i said if "you want to", if someone does...

i said if "you want to", if someone does something silly and you want to keep it on video, if you save it is is protected and not automatically over written. I was not referring to the "G force...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2021, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By macafee2
lol macafee2

lol
macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 14:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By macafee2
annoying for those that dont know. I am sure...

annoying for those that dont know.

I am sure this is a tru story but forty years on, who knows. My sister was quoted for a new gearbox for her MK1 Cortina. When she got home and told our dad, he...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 14:50
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
KU51UFX 2.0 CDT Free update

first my thanks to Lincoln Green for the car, I got it home safe and sound

see https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=314769

It is a MKI CDT Club in Silver. Speaking with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 10:27
Replies: 45
Views: 4,631
Posted By macafee2
I am sorry to read this and we should all take...

I am sorry to read this and we should all take serious note, we can have our disagreements but lets not go too far and leave people feeling this way. If we do, we not only risk losing people,...
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2021, 22:38
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By macafee2
If you want to save an incident you have to do it...

If you want to save an incident you have to do it manually but there may be times when you want to go back quite some time to look at something. The dash cam will overwrite what is not protected...
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2021, 22:27
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By macafee2
Under Cover Boss, Pickfords

Watched undercover boss about Pickfords, the removal company.
I found it quite annoying but a bit unsurprising that an MD is so far removed from the front line they don't know what is going on.
4...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th August 2021, 18:40
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By macafee2
can you get the bushes? macafee2

can you get the bushes?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 18:30
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By macafee2
Difference between 15 and 16 inch tyres

A search on the internet shows
for 195/65 R15 Diameter of 66.66 cm and Circumference of 193.7cm
for 215/55 R16 Diameter of 62.33 cm and Circumference of 195.8cm

These are the two tyre sizes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:09
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By macafee2
only time I have heard of this problem is when...

only time I have heard of this problem is when the engine has been running and people park up then try to restart. crank sensor is the normal cry I think but for this to happen when your car is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:07
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By macafee2
oh I'm glad you posted, seems I am doing a lot of...

oh I'm glad you posted, seems I am doing a lot of misunderstanding today I thought that was aimed at someone else:duh:

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:05
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By macafee2
perhaps it was just the way I read it but this is...

perhaps it was just the way I read it but this is what I thought was harsh

"And why should we go to the trouble of sending VIS motors off to someone unknown on here when we have our own resident...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 15:37
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By macafee2
:) thanks macafee2

:)
thanks

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 15:34
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By macafee2
ouch your opening few lines are a bit harsh. If a...

ouch your opening few lines are a bit harsh. If a member is not aware that another members does a service and goes outside the forum and posts a recommendation, I dont think that is unreasonable or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 15:28
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By macafee2
1 day car insurance

seen a number of companies doing 1 day car insurance but the minimum value is £1,500.

Who decides on the value?

Do you know of any companies that do 1 day cover and do not have a minimum value...
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2021, 08:35
Replies: 34
Views: 1,924
Posted By macafee2
Arctic, I dont think it can be as easy as that....

Arctic, I dont think it can be as easy as that. With what you are suggesting would mean standing back while genocide takes place. Genocide has taken place a number of times, who looks out for the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2021, 15:27
Replies: 34
Views: 1,924
Posted By macafee2
Apparently 70,000 Jews came to the UK by the...

Apparently 70,000 Jews came to the UK by the start of WWII and another 10,000 during the war.
Source...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2021, 15:24
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By macafee2
an update, job 2 the missing quote from company B...

an update, job 2 the missing quote from company B has turned up, twice what company A quoted.

Job 4 I have it seems been warned off company A seems I will need to find a company D and E :)


Oh...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 15:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By macafee2
ok will do, meeting Lincoln Green about 10.30. I...

ok will do, meeting Lincoln Green about 10.30. I assume you know what road he is on and live on the same road, if not can you PM me your contact details?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 13:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By macafee2
Lincoln Green and I have spoken on the phone and...

Lincoln Green and I have spoken on the phone and I am going to look at the car tomorrow.

sincere thanks to Lincoln Green. I'm quite excited :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2021, 09:47
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By macafee2
Get three quotes they say

It is often said to get at least 3 quotes before deciding on who you use to do the work.

job 1, company A no quote despite chasing, company B no quote to much like hard work, company C gets the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 08:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,220
Posted By macafee2
I think do a search via the forum for Tom Hobbs....

I think do a search via the forum for Tom Hobbs. He is doing sill work and by all accounts is damn good, this may be his web site https://www.tjhobbs.com/my-story.html

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 08:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By macafee2
was I first? :) I dont know about protocol,...

was I first? :)
I dont know about protocol, when I offer stuff for free via freecycle I go for the most polite reply.

I am still interested in having your car as I have both space and time to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 07:58
Replies: 12
Views: 1,450
Posted By macafee2
yes car still going strong. Borg and Beck clutch...

yes car still going strong. Borg and Beck clutch used. As for the slave, sorry I cannot recall. I don't think the clutch plates are a problem, the slaves are.
The new master failed at 11 months but...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 15:18
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By macafee2
That is a bit of a contradiction isn't it? ...

That is a bit of a contradiction isn't it?
"Taking money from those who break the law is fine" that is just what a speed camera achieves but then you say "I object to speed cameras being used to...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 13:52
Replies: 40
Views: 1,884
Posted By macafee2
for those that object to the speed cameras at...

for those that object to the speed cameras at what % over the speed limit do you think prosecutions should start? Are we given 10% already?
My speedo on my car would need to be about 10% above the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 13:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By macafee2
That is a very generous offer. I would be happy...

That is a very generous offer.
I would be happy to take it from you if it is a manual.
If you have no other offers I'd be happy to pop over to you. I am a bit North West of Lincoln.

thank you
...
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