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Forum: Items Wanted 5th April 2020, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By macafee2
I think Rimmers currently have them, about £50 -...

I think Rimmers currently have them, about £50 - £60'ish https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001868
There is a post by Arctic? with a link to them
Removing the old element I don't think will be...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 21:37
Replies: 880
Views: 20,777
Posted By macafee2
I can believe that someone so "important" would...

I can believe that someone so "important" would ignore advice. My first reaction was she should be sacked but if she is the best person at the job, that would be cutting off the nose to spite the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 21:16
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By macafee2
yes noticed yesterday but it was £1.14 not to far...

yes noticed yesterday but it was £1.14 not to far from me. I had to go out as I had damaged a lens in my glasses, all ordered over the phone. Just took glasses for them to put the lens in, shop was...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 18:21
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
good god don't you have any ideas of your own?...

good god don't you have any ideas of your own? You only seem to link to what other people say, the word sheep springs to mind :)
Does this link show a connection between mobile phone and covid 19?...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 15:43
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
This is the sort of story that should be passed...

This is the sort of story that should be passed to their head office in way of praise. It is really heartening that in troubled times those that are able, step up and help those less able.

...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
Put forward your suggestion on how to save...

Put forward your suggestion on how to save smaller businesses or your suggestions to an alternative to the lock down.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 12:11
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
does this link corona virus with the masts or...

does this link corona virus with the masts or mobile network?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 12:08
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By macafee2
what are the shelves like now

just wondering for those going food shopping what are the shelves like now.
Has panic buying subsided and normality restored? Shops did some to help this by limiting the number of items one could...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2020, 12:06
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By macafee2
agh no need to add pictures now I've seen the...

agh no need to add pictures now I've seen the thread

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By macafee2
why would they not mention where the clock set...

why would they not mention where the clock set came from?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 11:52
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By macafee2
I'm now plus gassing bleed nipples and what a...

I'm now plus gassing bleed nipples and what a clever idea, put the lid on the jar with a hole big enough for the pipe from the bleed nipple... why did I not think of that?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 08:51
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
Sorry mate I think our wires have been crossed or...

Sorry mate I think our wires have been crossed or dyslexia has gotten the better of me, if it did I apologise.
The bushes were duff. I removed the sub frame so I could replace them.
The sub frame...
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 21:43
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
if you had got 100% of order would you be more of...

if you had got 100% of order would you be more of a fan?
We go shopping on holiday and I sometimes go for a few bits at home but
hate queuing to pay. If I go when at home I will normally buy a...
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 21:40
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
wife cancelled the one on the 10th and went with...

wife cancelled the one on the 10th and went with another company for the 14th, they have also opened up slots for a couple of weeks ahead so she booked 21st as well.
I think she has been getting a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By macafee2
if only it were that easy as just typing it into...

if only it were that easy as just typing it into ebay, come on mate be a bit more specific.

agh there is another thread I've just remembered, something about normally open or normally closed.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By macafee2
what stat did you buy? How far into the back is...

what stat did you buy?
How far into the back is the stat?

I have the same problem but not a job I want to tackle, more need to tackle

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 19:34
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By macafee2
Please let Pipercross know there is a problem ...

Please let Pipercross know there is a problem


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By macafee2
welcome. Lots of people help me, just glad I...

welcome. Lots of people help me, just glad I could help someone for a change

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 18:40
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By macafee2
your part number is item 9 here...

your part number is item 9 here https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002000 and they do have in stock according to their web site

if it is not item 9 could you advise which item it is

this shows...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 16:58
Replies: 2
Views: 122
Posted By macafee2
lower arm to hub pinch bolt 65Nm?

I don't understand the description in the Haynes manual but checking Rave I think I have the answer but can you confirm?

Lower arm to hub pinch bolt = 65Nm

Rave and Haynes say 45 but I'm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2020, 16:45
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By macafee2
I think that was me. macafee2

I think that was me.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 16:42
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
corona visrus rumour stupidity

apparently some 5G mobile phone masts have been torched after some knob put out that corona virus and 5G are related
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 10:00
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
The car may only have done a few hundred miles...

The car may only have done a few hundred miles since the mot and feeling them there does not seem to be any play, the rubbers look new.

I think I'll take the chance and refit them but that you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 22:38
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
I just took it to be Loctite. macafee2

I just took it to be Loctite.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2020, 19:17
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By macafee2
oh, I forgot, I'll add some pictures and info...

oh, I forgot, I'll add some pictures and info that may help others.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 19:16
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
oh poo I fitted them dry, I'll remove tomorrow...

oh poo I fitted them dry, I'll remove tomorrow and smear some grease on.
Thank you Brian
fortunately the sub frame is still on the floor to be fitted tomorrow. I did use Loctite.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 16:17
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
if you mean the one at the rear held on by two...

if you mean the one at the rear held on by two bolts, yes they were duff which is how I got to wanting a new sub frame :)
I'm changing the two bushes.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 15:42
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
magic thank you. I've never fitted new arms so...

magic thank you. I've never fitted new arms so I'll clean both the sub frame and ball joint and fit the arm dry.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 14:21
Replies: 18
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
any tips of fitting old arms to new sub frame

My new front sub frame has arrived and am just wondering if there is any advice on fitting my old arms to the new sub frame.
I have cleaned the holes with mentholated spirit and worked out the anti...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 09:35
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
oh goodness, no, roof bars are to high for me to...

oh goodness, no, roof bars are to high for me to lift that weight.
Thanks trikey for letting me know wont fit in a Tourer.
If driver cant reverse up drive and wont help carry then it will be the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 07:41
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
see my previous post, I say "I can take a delay...

see my previous post, I say "I can take a delay in answering the phone, p&p and delivery "

The thread is not about delivery time, it is about not knowing who has been asked to do the delivery,...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 07:31
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By macafee2
pictures will be expected of railway :) ...

pictures will be expected of railway :)

Have you a saw mill, not a timber merchant, near you? Buy from the place that cuts the tree will save you money.

Good luck

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2020, 22:40
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
if you have a copy of Rave, I've just found out...

if you have a copy of Rave, I've just found out the proper tool will be listed.
If you don't have Rave pm me and I'll look it up tomorrow, I'm off to bed :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 22:37
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
I'm not upset about delivery time just about them...

I'm not upset about delivery time just about them not knowing who they have asked to transport the item.

ECP, go to the shop they are great, on line :mad:
I ordered an oil filter, air filter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 22:23
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By macafee2
Hi Brian, no not really just interested. Really I...

Hi Brian, no not really just interested. Really I should have said "exterior" tools, I'm never going to have the engine apart, clutch is my limit. Tools for suspension and working on the outside of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By macafee2
list of workshop tools

Have you a list with part numbers and pictures of workshop tools required for a Rover 75? If you do, can you add them to this thread?


thanks

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2020, 21:05
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
what does the factory tool look like? ...

what does the factory tool look like?

would any of these fit?
https://www.sealey.co.uk/search?q=VSE4784&pageSize=36

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 18:18
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
At last, TPN, https://thepalletnetworkltd.co.uk/...

At last, TPN, https://thepalletnetworkltd.co.uk/ (https://thepalletnetworkltd.co.uk/) have it. I even now have a tracking number. Not sure if they then pass to another company but at least I now...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 17:05
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
we have a slot on the 7th and 10th. The 10th may...

we have a slot on the 7th and 10th. The 10th may get cancelled and replaced with a slot round the 14th or 21st.

Our freezer was looking empty but we have managed to stock it up.
Not had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2020, 17:02
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By macafee2
instead of Irwin consider these ...

instead of Irwin consider these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BERGEN-Locking-Wheel-Nut-Removers-15pc-Nut-Bolt-Stud-Extractor-Twist-Socket-Set/143199556467...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 16:57
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
we use them a lot, only lost one or 2 low value...

we use them a lot, only lost one or 2 low value parcels.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 16:56
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
there isn't one macafee2

there isn't one

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 16:10
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By macafee2
Rant

who on earth is delivering my sub frame?

email from dealer says UK PALLET SERVICE, no such company
phone call to dealer I'm told, Kimes, not according to them
another phone call to dealer...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 12:27
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By macafee2
Can either give you the url to find the form? ...

Can either give you the url to find the form?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2020, 12:25
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
Not quite sure how heavy handed is the issue if...

Not quite sure how heavy handed is the issue if the threads strip before required (recommended) torque is achieved.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2020, 11:10
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By macafee2
I recall someone posting that the rubbers are too...

I recall someone posting that the rubbers are too good at their job.
I have spare glass taken from a car at a scrap yard, it was in too good a condition to leave

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 07:20
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By macafee2
there are web sites that will convert weight to...

there are web sites that will convert weight to area or sites that will work put how much you need such as https://www.concretenetwork.com/concrete/howmuch/calculator.htm
I would have thought if...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 22:19
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By macafee2
I was just impressed by the 3D scanning and when...

I was just impressed by the 3D scanning and when all else fails, one may want/need to use one of the companies featured. No doubt the "free" advertising does them no good

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 19:51
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By macafee2
LOL on line Grocery shopping

my wife logged into Morrisions web site and was umpteen thousand in the queue. Her turn came but she was a bit distracted, took too long and web site sent her to the back of the queue. Now again...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 19:37
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By macafee2
I've decided not to work but am easily keeping...

I've decided not to work but am easily keeping myself amused, working on the car, garden and house.
This will all be over before I have the jobs done.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 18:59
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By macafee2
Thanks Brian, is there a tool similar in...

Thanks Brian, is there a tool similar in operation to circlip pliers to undo the hog rings?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By macafee2
just seen on TV

Just caught a bit on wheeler dealers about an AMG Mercedes.
they needed an exhaust but could not get one. Mike found a place that could 3D scan what they had and make one.
Impressive.

Is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 18:46
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By macafee2
Do let me know how you get on. My cars don't have...

Do let me know how you get on. My cars don't have the solid one that I was playing with so have no idea about them, I thought they were stitched on

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 15:12
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By macafee2
yes I have done that now and broken some clips...

yes I have done that now and broken some clips but it was a duff seat anyway.

I'm not willing to take on my car seat for fear of damage, may be another day when I'm feeling brave

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 15:10
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By macafee2
fitting fire extingusher bracket

Offered up the fire extinguisher bracket and found that it protrudes through the seat frame by quite a "long" way.
I can only see this damaging the cushion or cover.
can you give me guidance if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 14:03
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By macafee2
where the pump fits into the washer bottle, the...

where the pump fits into the washer bottle, the grommet is the problem if leaking at this point.
I have known a pump to split

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 13:56
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By macafee2
Thank you. I have stripped a spare duff seat and...

Thank you. I have stripped a spare duff seat and don't want to do my car seat, I'm worried I would knacker it but I'm a lot wiser now.
I think I would need a good seat as a spare before I'd attempt...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 12:08
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By macafee2
How does map pocket come off?

I want to remove the leather cover and map pocket from the drivers seat.
How does map pocket come off. It is a stiff board type

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 11:32
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By macafee2
Does anyone repair or swop seats/parts

Does anyone repair or swop seats/parts?
I ask as I may want to farm this out.

The drivers heated seat is not heating but I am yet to test why.
I have practised taking the seat apart on a...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 09:04
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By macafee2
The way people think.

There is a thread where someone has said they cannot undo some bolts.

No reason is given.

I replied asking "why cant you undo them?"

Others have replied try tightening first then...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 08:17
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
if your mum is not going out and the teenage boy...

if your mum is not going out and the teenage boy is not going out and the carer is only going to those two places then I would ask, where will your mother catch an infection from? Someone will need...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 17:52
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By macafee2
why cant you undo the bolts? macafee2

why cant you undo the bolts?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2020, 17:50
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By macafee2
really, well I'll be damned, I was so sure it was...

really, well I'll be damned, I was so sure it was passenger. Thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2020, 17:00
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By macafee2
fitting fire extingusher bracket

I found this helpful How To by The_Monk
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=36734&highlight=fire but I think he, I assume he has left.
He says there is a problem refitting the seat...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 31st March 2020, 14:38
Replies: 0
Views: 56
Posted By macafee2
Rover 25 Haynes manual

Have sold my sons Rover 25 but have the Haynes manual.

just cover postage

pm me if interested

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 13:25
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By macafee2
best before, is not a use before. Try it before...

best before, is not a use before. Try it before you throw it. If sealed it wont I'm sure have become contaminated

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By macafee2
or it may calm people, if there is no limit,...

or it may calm people, if there is no limit, there is no shortage.
lets see if indeed there is panic buying

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By macafee2
dirt in between the glass and rubber. regular...

dirt in between the glass and rubber.
regular cleaning of the window and rubber may prevent it. I forgot one day, lowered the window to an awful screech and scratched glass

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 11:31
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By macafee2
even in troubled times

I ordered so parts for my Black and Decker work mate yesterday, the plastic catch the stops the legs flying about. They have just arrived today, catch and pin.

even in troubled times good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 11:02
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By macafee2
front arm and bush

sorry for the silly question but I forgot to take a picture of the bush before I removed it from the arm. I just want to make sure I have the right hand one the right way round.
If I fit the right...
Forum: Discussion 30th March 2020, 21:07
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By macafee2
I'm sure after this, people may well use on line...

I'm sure after this, people may well use on line more but I don't see the end for now of the shop. There may be less due to having gone bust and not because people shop on line.
Go to the shop,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2020, 20:56
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By macafee2
what is this for?

what is the bit of rod for, on the rear of the front sub frame?
It is arrowed in the picture.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2020, 07:37
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By macafee2
what have you/will you fill the hole with that is...

what have you/will you fill the hole with that is left inbetween the seats?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2020, 20:46
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By macafee2
I am in so much trouble. This is "my wifes"...

I am in so much trouble.
This is "my wifes" conservatory, well, the utility end.
3 workmates, 1 anti roll bar, 2 braces and 6 "Washers" all being painted.
No chance of getting to the washing...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 20:40
Replies: 880
Views: 20,777
Posted By macafee2
Still no solid advice on what to do from you,...

Still no solid advice on what to do from you, real shame.
I think we can draw our interaction on this to a close.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 18:22
Replies: 880
Views: 20,777
Posted By macafee2
stop being a sheep does not really answer the...

stop being a sheep does not really answer the question and certainly does not put forward an alternative or advice on what to do.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 16:27
Replies: 880
Views: 20,777
Posted By macafee2
re herded by sheep, what do you suggest we do? ...

re herded by sheep, what do you suggest we do?
Does not surprise me there is panic, they have not experienced this before.
Busy arguing, economy imploding, what do you suggest we do apart from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2020, 16:14
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
only problem with brass nuts is the lack of...

only problem with brass nuts is the lack of torque they can handle before the thread strips. I fitted a brass nut to my exhaust last year, stripped the thread torqueing it up

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 11:56
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By macafee2
thank goodness the lyrics were there hardly...

thank goodness the lyrics were there hardly understood a word of it
macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 11:16
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By macafee2
when measuring a resistor do I

when measuring a resistor, do I need to remove the resistor from the circuit or can I do it in situ buy connecting the meter to each end of the resistor ?

thank you

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 08:05
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By macafee2
upside to corona virus

I suspect pollution is down across the UK, in the skies and out at sea.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 21:29
Replies: 31
Views: 1,507
Posted By macafee2
First time out with new caravan Being away in...

First time out with new caravan
Being away in the caravan always cheers me up

macafee2
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 28th March 2020, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
I don't have a propane pigtail only Butane and...

I don't have a propane pigtail only Butane and use the Blue calor gas bottles.
Having picked up red bottles so cheap from the car boot, I was going to get a pigtail to suit.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 16:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By macafee2
I forgot, I've also changed the 4 large "washers"...

I forgot, I've also changed the 4 large "washers" for the rear sub frame and will clean and paint the old ones and as the exhaust has come off I have cleaned the two other braces too ready for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 16:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By macafee2
oil and all filters change but noticed some...

oil and all filters change but noticed some spacer washers rusty so cleaned and painted them, then found body braces rusty so did them, found bushes to front arms perished so sub frame off but it had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 16:37
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
Arms off, came off a lot easier then expected ...

Arms off, came off a lot easier then expected
sub frame comes Thursday next week

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 13:32
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
rusty in the hard to get at places and I don't...

rusty in the hard to get at places and I don't think I have the patience to
spend time trying to clean off these difficult spaces.
I'm wondering if I could take it somewhere for them to dip and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 12:02
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
I don't think there is a need to loosen and...

I don't think there is a need to loosen and re-tighten

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 11:55
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
yes was intending to reuse the arms ...

yes was intending to reuse the arms

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 11:04
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By macafee2
Removing arms from front sub frame

I have my front sub frame sitting on the floor and have decided to buy a new one.

Do you think I should refit the old sub frame, lower car onto the centre ball joint to get the arm off or turn...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 11:00
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By macafee2
OMG just ordered a new front sub frame

I have removed my front sub frame to change the bushes and there is a fair bit of rust scattered here and there. I've started to clean it up but don't think I can get into all the nooks and crannies....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 09:19
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By macafee2
I have no idea of the link but this is how it is...

I have no idea of the link but this is how it is done.

Place a piece of 2 x 2 x 5?ft at right angles to the car but "parallel" to the ground. Put one end under the sub frame and along under the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2020, 06:52
Replies: 880
Views: 20,777
Posted By macafee2
I've got a garden to walk around and work in,...

I've got a garden to walk around and work in, cant imagine isolating in a tall block of flats.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 21:47
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
this I understand Note that if torque...

this I understand
Note that if torque specified for a dry or slightly oiled bolt torque is applied to a lubricated bolt - the bolt may overload and break.

this I don't
When a bolt is...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 27th March 2020, 20:57
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
thanks, some pigtails don't have the black bit,...

thanks, some pigtails don't have the black bit, that's what made me think it need removing.
How do I know which is correct? Black dome, had tightening, no black done spanner tightening? That...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 20:54
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
Someone did mention I think on a bike forum how...

Someone did mention I think on a bike forum how "copper slip" can lead to over tightening.

Hold a heavy metal rod vertically in your hand, feel how hard you have to grip to stop it sliding...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:47
Replies: 70
Views: 2,850
Posted By macafee2
Oh dear this could get out of hand, if you are...

Oh dear this could get out of hand, if you are spreading the virus, then stop! Why are you putting people at risk, don't you think that is selfish?

Taking another view, by parcel delivery you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 18:18
Replies: 42
Views: 1,374
Posted By macafee2
no copper grease and no lubricant, they go on dry...

no copper grease and no lubricant, they go on dry

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2020, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By macafee2
Easy, yes your way was differently easy, I wish...

Easy, yes your way was differently easy, I wish I had understood years ago :) Second arm took less then 5 seconds.

Anyone else not sure how to get this joint apart, pm me and I will explain...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 16:26
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By macafee2
this will make your eyes water

go to 4.48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piOVC_Qawb8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piOVC_Qawb8)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 15:16
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By macafee2
tongue in cheek, should have followed his own...

tongue in cheek, should have followed his own advise and stayed at home. He can work from home now, he could have worked from home then :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2020, 12:16
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By macafee2
Thank you to Marinabrian

I don't know how many years ago, Marinabrian posted a reply to a thread on how to remove the front arm from the hub. I did not understand it.
I have always struggled to do this jobs and today is no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2020, 09:22
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
https://www.aronline.co.uk/concepts-and-prototypes...

https://www.aronline.co.uk/concepts-and-prototypes/in-house-designs/rover-55-the-new-age-midliner/

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 07:34
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By macafee2
to sorn or not

Just a thought for you.

As it is getting to the end of the month and we are in lock down, consider sorning your car if you are not using it.
We have 3 and I think I will sorn 1, I can always...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 07:19
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By macafee2
new paper money is "plastic" I met someone that...

new paper money is "plastic" I met someone that was washing it :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 07:15
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By macafee2
see posts 4 and 20, "same" advice In fact you...

see posts 4 and 20, "same" advice
In fact you may not need to remove the head, drift the bolt out with nut still on for as far as you can then remove nut and drift/hammer the bolt all the way out....
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By macafee2
Sales

with so many people not going to the shops I don't seem to be seeing on line sales (discounts) which I'm a bit surprised about

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:05
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
did you know that when a wheel moves forward part...

did you know that when a wheel moves forward part of it momentarily moves backward...apparently

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
are you sure, I thought they were called children...

are you sure, I thought they were called children :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By macafee2
wife and I stood at the front door and clapped....

wife and I stood at the front door and clapped. We heard I think one other person or couple clapping across the fields but that was it.

I did feel stupid.

I'd like some of the nurses,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 21:52
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
10 minutes of blow torch per exhaust nut and each...

10 minutes of blow torch per exhaust nut and each one came undone, still tight. As soon as they moved they were pretty easy to get off.

The car was in the garage and would have stunk it out if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 20:05
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By macafee2
why do you need a trailing arm? £700,...

why do you need a trailing arm?

£700, ouch

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 19:45
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By macafee2
yes those upper arms are duff and your right not...

yes those upper arms are duff and your right not to be driving around.

How much have you been quoted and what does the quote include?
In the left had picture one of the "washers" can be seen...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 19:30
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By macafee2
ok so does that mean you don't need a trailing...

ok so does that mean you don't need a trailing arm and back plate, good news I hope:)
However I'm now unsure of the issue. I know the bolts can seize in the captive nut causing it to become free...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
Thank you for the replies. I've just seen this...

Thank you for the replies.
I've just seen this
https://www.gassaferegister.co.uk/help-and-advice/covid-19-advice-and-guidance/...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 17:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By macafee2
which bolt is seized? The one that goes through...

which bolt is seized? The one that goes through number 3 here
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001553 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001553)

cant the ends of the bolt be cut away, arm...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 12:11
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By macafee2
selfish people

wife was talking to a window cleaner over the phone. The window cleaner has stopped work, she had gone to do a job, been greeted as normal by the occupants only to find out later they were in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 11:40
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By macafee2
thanks Arctic I'll go check my holes. As I...

thanks Arctic I'll go check my holes.
As I have the car in the air doing front end work I got under the rear sub frame and replaced the 4 large "washers" around the sub frame bolts with ones I've...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 09:11
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
thanks, I don't have a letting agency. tried...

thanks, I don't have a letting agency.
tried the number in my op but they have no info and gave me another number

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 08:55
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
anyone a landlord of a residential property

If you are a landlord of a residential property have you any idea on the position of having or not having a gas boiler serviced during covid 19 lockdown?

...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 08:50
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By macafee2
wow now that is a positive step as was the...

wow now that is a positive step as was the prioritising of NHS and elderly at supermarkets. What about the police, petrol station attendants, food chain employees, gas, water, electric, fire-fighters...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 16:31
Replies: 70
Views: 2,850
Posted By macafee2
My wife and I are/were part time and have decided...

My wife and I are/were part time and have decided not to work.
Here work has since closed its doors, no idea about mine.
We are not going out but spending time doing gardening, diy on my car and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2020, 15:40
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
I hate working in a confined space and would...

I hate working in a confined space and would prefer to spend the extra time lowering or even removing the sub frame. At the moment the exhaust nuts are stuck fast so more plus gas is required and may...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 14:22
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
if a car garage can stay open, then why a 6 month...

if a car garage can stay open, then why a 6 month allowance on no mot?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2020, 14:17
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
lowering front sub frame & front arm bushes

I am about mid way through replacing the front arm bushes on my diesel.
In part I am following marinabrians method https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=240928 as I want to avoid...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2020, 10:21
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By macafee2
clear as mud the before 30th march artical ...

clear as mud the before 30th march artical


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2020, 10:02
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By macafee2
ha ha so those that have been without an mot for...

ha ha so those that have been without an mot for months can now drive for another 6 with no mot? If the existing MOT runs out after for example 20/03/2020 ok but if mot ran out before then, then the...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 09:04
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
what shops can stay open

what non food and medical shops can stay open?.

macafee2
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 25th March 2020, 08:50
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
Query about this pigtail

Am I right that the black bit is just a protective cover and is removed for fitting of the propane pigtail associated with the link below?

...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 07:11
Replies: 60
Views: 1,500
Posted By macafee2
I may have seen that, it was a few years ago. ...

I may have seen that, it was a few years ago.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 22:22
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By macafee2
I don't think it is that bad but it is heavy. A...

I don't think it is that bad but it is heavy. A tip I got from marinabrian to help put it back on but can be used to remove it.

you will need the front on axle stands as you remove front wheels....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 22:02
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By macafee2
Mick, Brian, alas not enough people have provided...

Mick, Brian, alas not enough people have provided for a rainy day let alone those that have never been able to afford to put away.
For my wife and I the decisions we made a bit over 40 years ago...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 21:55
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By macafee2
???? macafee2

????

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 21:03
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By macafee2
Added to my to do list macafee2

Added to my to do list

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 21:01
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By macafee2
Mick I hope I have not misunderstood but I...

Mick I hope I have not misunderstood but I normally do and for a moment I'm ignoring Government advice to stay home.

Hermes have added or started contactless drop off lockers, could they be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 20:56
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
motorcycle Bandit forum, why? macafee2

motorcycle Bandit forum, why?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 18:13
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
warning for NHS workers

got this from another forum
NHS workers are being mugged for their ID

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By macafee2
I placed an order earlier today with you for a...

I placed an order earlier today with you for a fuel filter and pcv filter, thought postage was cheap.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 17:47
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By macafee2
For Sale, Tesco grocery delivery slot

My wife has accidently managed to book Tesco and Morrison's to deliver groceries on the same day.

She wants to cancel Tesco's as she feels it's selfish to have 2 deliveries. I say to heck with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By macafee2
manners are a thing of the past it seems. ...

manners are a thing of the past it seems.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 17:36
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
post deleted mis-read op macafee2

post deleted mis-read op
macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 17:34
Replies: 33
Views: 1,661
Posted By macafee2
sorry to hear this. Is this a "common" thing...

sorry to hear this.
Is this a "common" thing with the lsm?
Any idea what caused it to catch fire?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 15:07
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By macafee2
not this car but my other car I have. As I need...

not this car but my other car I have. As I need to change the bushes for the arms I may remove the sub frame as I don't think I'll manage to replace them as marinabrian says, by just lowering it a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 14:10
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By macafee2
A flat battery messes with the electrics and...

A flat battery messes with the electrics and anything can happen, best is not to try and start the car with a flat battery. Your key and car can lose their ability to "speak" to each other.

...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By macafee2
Alas the embassy or rather the High commission is...

Alas the embassy or rather the High commission is in Australia, London does not deal with visa queries so have emailed details to my son for him to deal.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 11:49
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By macafee2
refitting the sub frame washers I noticed the...

refitting the sub frame washers I noticed the braces just behind are rusting so have removed them, one now shot blasted and I'm having a break then I'll do the other one but worse, I've found the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 10:26
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
filling my time

while doing an oil change I noticed the two "washers" on the rear of the front sub frame were rusty.

The day was nice so I decided to paint them. Now ready to refit
the front washers were "as...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 10:10
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By macafee2
I've been fixing some Scalextric cars to sell as...

I've been fixing some Scalextric cars to sell as no longer wanted.
We have been trying to empty the house of stuff we no longer want, also cleaned and tidied our sons bedroom as he "moved out",...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 08:47
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By macafee2
wife has spoken to holiday insurance, they will...

wife has spoken to holiday insurance, they will be covered if they don't come home but would like them to try to get home. they can extend their travel insurance until October 2021.

I'm going...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 06:43
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By macafee2
world tour to end

Our son and his girlfriend had taken a year out to tour part of the world. They have been mainly in Australia since October but have visited New Zealand. They were due to fly to Bali in April but...
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