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Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th June 2022, 14:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Martin Butler
Talking Yep, i thought oh great, i can take the next jnt,...

Yep, i thought oh great, i can take the next jnt, thinking it would be the A21 then saw cribs corner looming up, And thought Oh GREAT, off at A22 then, despite my sat nav ordering me to turn around...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 13:11
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By Martin Butler
Summer Solstice, Already, and i hasn't even been...

Summer Solstice, Already, and i hasn't even been able to find a vestral virgin to sacrifice, their becoming as rare as hens teeth here in Darkest deep Sussex,
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Martin Butler
My father was navigator, air crew on Wellingtons,...

My father was navigator, air crew on Wellingtons, during the second world war, And luckily for him, he got grounded after being wounded on a mission, and the following night, his entire crew copped...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th June 2022, 12:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Martin Butler
It was a very good show, certainly some very...

It was a very good show, certainly some very interesting cars, i had a heart stopping moment when i couldn't find my key!! luckily I found it, it had fallen out of my back pocket, down the back of...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th June 2022, 06:31
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Martin Butler
See you there Rob, be arriving about 9 20. just...

See you there Rob, be arriving about 9 20. just got a new sat nav, so its going to be interesting, where it sends me via,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2022, 12:53
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Yesterday, i had to replace one of my tyres ...

Yesterday, i had to replace one of my tyres because some OIK put a screw driver in it,

Then whist having one tyre changed i noticed that the sidewall was quite badly breaking up, on the other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2022, 13:02
Replies: 27
Views: 1,497
Posted By Martin Butler
Isn't this just really a lot of hot air, to...

Isn't this just really a lot of hot air, to divert attention from the rule and law breaking PM?
We have always been able to switch from metric to imperial, as we need to, for instance, if I'm...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th May 2022, 18:51
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Martin Butler
I have already booked myself in, mostly, because...

I have already booked myself in, mostly, because i can't see us having enough cars to be able to do a group booking,
the only query i have is the the receipt i got from when i paid, was just a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th May 2022, 18:42
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
Glad you enjoyed it, they have a very good...

Glad you enjoyed it, they have a very good reputation for their food, Hope you all got back home safety and in one piece , I'm glad she behaved her self, i mean Shadow of course, not Jan, lol
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2022, 13:01
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By Martin Butler
I have not yet retired, but will be doing so in...

I have not yet retired, but will be doing so in October, Will i miss my job,? not in the slightest, I only work part time, but that involves getting up at 03 20 Each week day, no way will I be...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th May 2022, 18:42
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Martin Butler
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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2022, 14:53
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Today, I managed to finally get round to bolting...

Today, I managed to finally get round to bolting up the rear speaker assembly, back up onto it's mountings in side the boot, changed the two grill securing grommets & inserts, because when i...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd May 2022, 18:55
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Martin Butler
Possible inter local group meet ups,

As some of this group regularly meet up with the other local groups, Has anyone got any ideas for an combined group meet up and day out ? Obviously it would have to be somewhere thats equal...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd May 2022, 18:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Martin Butler
Smile Just got mine also:} Looking foreward to meeting...

Just got mine also:} Looking foreward to meeting up, and getting to know you people,
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd May 2022, 11:31
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
Just to bump this back up, Next Saturday 28th...

Just to bump this back up, Next Saturday 28th May, Rover's day out
Meet up at Shell service station, on A259 at Brenzett , at 12.30 for a drive down to Dungeness to the Pilot where we can take a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 11:22
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By Martin Butler
Ive recently fitted a dash cam with rear camera...

Ive recently fitted a dash cam with rear camera on my 75, i opted for the type that has a built in rear view mirror, all in all it went in ok, i decided to retain the cigarette lighter fitting to...
Forum: V8 Forum 17th May 2022, 13:33
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By Martin Butler
Wasn't someone on here looking for a ZT just a...

Wasn't someone on here looking for a ZT just a few weeks ago ?
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2022, 18:08
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Martin Butler
yes i'm getting voice assist, when i refitted...

yes i'm getting voice assist, when i refitted everything today, but still no radio, i press the mode button, select radio, and nothing happens the cd changer works fine and i can play a cd and...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2022, 15:59
Replies: 161
Views: 6,978
Posted By Martin Butler
Without spare parts, those aircraft will soon be...

Without spare parts, those aircraft will soon be grounded, why are Russian airlines using Boeings and Airbus, because they can't manufacture the hi -tech items these need to fly, and old soviet era...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2022, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Martin Butler
Wanted, highline radio tuner

Hi, does anyone have an highline radio tuner that i can either borrow, to check thats whats wrong, with my car, I can get Sat Nav, but no radio, all the other systems work fine, or to buy,
I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 11:03
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By Martin Butler
Have you looked at the members cars for sale? ...

Have you looked at the members cars for sale? ZT, or 75, ? If you can find a top spec 75, they often are better than the ZT's which to me don't feel to be so well finished, You tend to get more for...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 15th May 2022, 07:03
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
Meeting up at petrol station, 12.30 Pub, most...

Meeting up at petrol station, 12.30 Pub, most likily the pilot but subject to change, if its packed, 1330 , For those who want to take a train ride, one leaves Dungeness at 2.45 and 3.30, there...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 09:54
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Martin Butler
If your the sort of owner who keeps on top of...

If your the sort of owner who keeps on top of your cars servicing requirements and looks after your car, then having to MOT every two years isn't going to be a problem, because your ensuring it is up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 04:30
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Martin Butler
I think its something we as owners should look...

I think its something we as owners should look out for, once a year, it would make sence to get our cars jacked up on axle stands and look underneath and re-treat damaged rust proofing, and...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 12th May 2022, 18:26
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
OK, Sat 28th it is then, The meeting Point is the...

OK, Sat 28th it is then, The meeting Point is the Shell Petrol Station on the A259, at Brenzett, just on the Roundabout, by the Turning for Ashford
If we do decide to take a ride on the train, i...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 15:28
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By Martin Butler
i had a similar situation with my 75, In my case...

i had a similar situation with my 75, In my case the previous owner lost the V5, so, I had to go down the v62 Route, and couldn't tax it, until they had done the log book change, a wait of 6 weeks,...
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2022, 14:26
Replies: 248
Views: 11,456
Posted By Martin Butler
yes, on both counts, Russian interests hoped that...

yes, on both counts, Russian interests hoped that Trump would weaken nato, and that Britain would follow suit,
The EU wanted to bring in legislation that any firms who trade with in the EU, open...
Forum: Social Forum 8th May 2022, 09:21
Replies: 248
Views: 11,456
Posted By Martin Butler
This present government reject most legal...

This present government reject most legal applications to come here legally, so people turn to the smugglers, Taking back control ? , We never lost it, we always had it, but chose not to use it, You...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Martin Butler
if you have slim hands like me :} its easier to...

if you have slim hands like me :} its easier to work from above theres not a lot of room, granted, but theres enough to get your fingers round the holder, ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 09:43
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Martin Butler
A new set of T10's turned up yesterday, and this...

A new set of T10's turned up yesterday, and this time they fitted, yipee!!
job wasn't to bad, i managed to fit them from above, the drivers side was easy, just pull the rubber cap, pull out the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 22:32
Replies: 39
Views: 1,863
Posted By Martin Butler
Expectations are a lot different also, When i was...

Expectations are a lot different also, When i was a kid we were a family of 6, 4 kids and 2 parents, money was tight, but my parents were of the war generation, clothes got mended, and if an elder...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th May 2022, 22:11
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
As the date seems to clash with frimley and a...

As the date seems to clash with frimley and a few other prior engagements, would the following Sunday,29th or Saturday 28th be a better date , i'm open to any dates,
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 5th May 2022, 16:01
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By Martin Butler
possible run out, 28 May ( re scheduled from 22nd )

Hi, would anyone like to have a run out To either Hythe or Dungeness either the pilot at Dungeness, or The miniture Railway At Hythe, and take a ride on the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, For...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2022, 14:34
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Martin Butler
Side light bulbs, are there more than 1 size?

Strange one this,I had a front sidelight bulb blow earlier this week, so ordered two new ones, that are supposed to fit my car, they arrived today so I had a go at fitting them, there the white body...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2022, 14:20
Replies: 88
Views: 5,953
Posted By Martin Butler
The garage may have fitted land rover parts, but...

The garage may have fitted land rover parts, but its not unknown for a new part to fail straight out of the box, often with manufacturing defects, such as a malformed pin, or something, that...
Forum: Events and Meets 1st May 2022, 20:23
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
Wink He looked at mine, it was quite funny, he started...

He looked at mine, it was quite funny, he started at the rear, because theres nothing to say what it is, then shot down the drivers side, again, nothing to give , then he saw the sign in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 13:24
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Martin Butler
Day time running lights

Hi, I have been toying with the idea of fitting DRL's to my 03, pre facelift DCTI , And I was thinking, rather than fitting them into my fogs, why not, remove the chrome side strips either side, ...
Forum: Events and Meets 25th April 2022, 18:37
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
Sorry to hear that two members had problems with...

Sorry to hear that two members had problems with their cars, POL was a first for me on several fronts , First visit to Longbridge, , first long run for my 75,and first time meeting most of you, ...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2022, 10:12
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Martin Butler
Wanted map / storage pockets, for both front seats

I would like to bring my interior up to scratch, and there is two things that let it down, 1) both the front seat mad /storage bins are missing , clearly broken off, so if any one has a pair in...
Forum: Events and Meets 23rd April 2022, 20:22
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
Well my car made it both there an back, all told ...

Well my car made it both there an back, all told 366 miles and it ran like clockwork, all told used just over half a tank of diesel, and i wasn't exactly hanging around. good to meet up with most...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 18:35
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Today i fitted an dash cam, to my 75, and it was...

Today i fitted an dash cam, to my 75, and it was very straight forward to do, Managed to hide all the wiring behind the headlining, both front and rear, traced the reverse light wiring, tapped...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 15th April 2022, 17:55
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
about 5.30, going to stop at Warwick services...

about 5.30, going to stop at Warwick services around about 8, hoping to get to Longbridge for about 9-9.30
Forum: Events and Meets 15th April 2022, 09:38
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
Is anyone planning at stopping at one of the M40...

Is anyone planning at stopping at one of the M40 services en route to Longbridge , i'm driving up from Sussex, and will stop at one of the services on the way, so if anyone is stopping, which...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 18:02
Replies: 161
Views: 6,978
Posted By Martin Butler
My view is this, its lawful to shoot someone who...

My view is this, its lawful to shoot someone who is trying to kill you, but once they are unarmed, they are no longer combatants, and should not pose a threat, you should as quick as is possible...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 15:43
Replies: 88
Views: 5,953
Posted By Martin Butler
I will be honest, i don't know enough about the...

I will be honest, i don't know enough about the T4 system to say, but i doubt that removing the sat nav would effect it, but i do understand engines, and everything points to either the thermostat...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 15:16
Replies: 161
Views: 6,978
Posted By Martin Butler
The first casualty of any war is truth, I'm x...

The first casualty of any war is truth, I'm x forces and we punch well above our weight, Should we fear Russia, no, their military are over hyped, corruption is rife and their equipment is not as...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 10:42
Replies: 88
Views: 5,953
Posted By Martin Butler
Has the garage fitted any parts that now would...

Has the garage fitted any parts that now would appear to have not been needed? that they can't seem to use the correct T4 software, would indicate they did not diagnose the problem correctly, i...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 11:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By Martin Butler
Is that, all, the welding is most likily the most...

Is that, all, the welding is most likily the most expensive part, I would get an mobile welder to quote for that, before anything else, replacement arm, whilst a bit of a job, isnt that hard, ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 11:32
Replies: 38
Views: 2,608
Posted By Martin Butler
The problem is you could spend all that money,...

The problem is you could spend all that money, and still get problems, As cars age, so does the amount of likily things appearing, no car last's for ever, How much would it take to make your Rover...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th April 2022, 14:57
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
Strangely my Sister lives in Frimley, so i might...

Strangely my Sister lives in Frimley, so i might have to take a trip that way, its not as easy a Journey as i have to either go cross country, or along the M25/ M3, The journey up and back was...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th April 2022, 11:16
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
Talking Steve's, eyes were bigger than his stomach :D If...

Steve's, eyes were bigger than his stomach :D If he needed help he only had to ask :drool4: Me. i don't have a stomach, i have an bottomless pit, :devil:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2022, 17:44
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
What did I do today? I drove my 75 up to the...

What did I do today? I drove my 75 up to the outskirts of London to meet up with other members of the club, The car ran like clockwork, first long run for quite a while, the real test though comes...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 10th April 2022, 07:31
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
All set, leaving just before 8, see you lot...

All set, leaving just before 8, see you lot later, Been up since 6, walked the dog, fed her, so now hopefully she will settle down and sleep whilst I'm out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 11:18
Replies: 42
Views: 2,877
Posted By Martin Butler
Icy cold high pressure water jets, should do the...

Icy cold high pressure water jets, should do the trick, very hard to cling on when cold and wet , no doubt they will complain about their rights etc,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 10:27
Replies: 42
Views: 2,877
Posted By Martin Butler
Had to get some diesel today, and my local Esso,...

Had to get some diesel today, and my local Esso, which normally price matches Asda etc, only had the expensive super diesel on sale, so rather than risk not getting fuel by shopping around like i...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th April 2022, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
One more sleep to go, have to venture out and...

One more sleep to go, have to venture out and get some diesel first though, and put the car through a car wash to make it presentable
Forum: Zed The Ted on Tour 8th April 2022, 10:06
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Martin Butler
I beet Leo is thinking, Once this photo shoot is...

I beet Leo is thinking, Once this photo shoot is over bear, i'm going to show you who's really the boss here,
Forum: Technology Forum 7th April 2022, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Martin Butler
And that is exactly what i did, funny thing is...

And that is exactly what i did, funny thing is after i got off the phone after cancelling the policy , i got an automated message confirming that the policy had been cancelled, then a second minutes...
Forum: Technology Forum 7th April 2022, 06:01
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Martin Butler
Just had an update, seems my phone is not...

Just had an update, seems my phone is not compatible with their software, and i will have to get a new policy, So i first looked at their on line portal, £540 a rise of £100 i then did a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 3rd April 2022, 10:48
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By Martin Butler
this time weather permitting i will attend also

this time weather permitting i will attend also
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd April 2022, 10:35
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Martin Butler
Screen is totally smashed can't access anything...

Screen is totally smashed can't access anything on it
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd April 2022, 11:01
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Martin Butler
Even more so when you suddenly realise your...

Even more so when you suddenly realise your driving a diesel and you've just filled up with Petrol ⛽ and you now have to get someone to purge your tank, and re fill costing you even more
Forum: Technology Forum 2nd April 2022, 09:16
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Martin Butler
Strange one thats got me, and my insurer baffled

I recently changed my phone and every thing transferred over ok, except my car insurance app, i can bring up my account , yes, but the driving history app keeps coming back as not connected, by...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2022, 07:06
Replies: 161
Views: 6,978
Posted By Martin Butler
Putin is in reality just a very powerful mob...

Putin is in reality just a very powerful mob leader, and those around him owe their prestige to him, corruption is rife in Russia and hidden from western view, until we saw just how poorly their...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2022, 06:43
Replies: 65
Views: 2,855
Posted By Martin Butler
Red face Well now you mentioned it, It was horrible, ...

Well now you mentioned it, It was horrible, they made me dress up in a blond wig, suspenders, Stockings, and took it in turns to probe me, i fealt so degraded, and they never gave me the money,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st April 2022, 10:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By Martin Butler
I've just done mine, mine went through ok, got...

I've just done mine, mine went through ok, got receipt for donation, I'm assuming the actual passes are posted, nearer to the date. so i'm attending the show
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2022, 11:24
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Martin Butler
I once put a friend in the boot of my car, ,i...

I once put a friend in the boot of my car, ,i think she may still be in there, when i sold it :-)
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 11:18
Replies: 65
Views: 2,855
Posted By Martin Butler
I came here to get away from Tin foil hat...

I came here to get away from Tin foil hat wearing conspiracy theorist's It seems they have followed me , help!! Sorry but i don't buy this secret elite global domination rubbish, but saying...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 11:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Martin Butler
Enjoy your new found free time.

Enjoy your new found free time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2022, 11:04
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Martin Butler
Congratulations from me also, Yes its always good...

Congratulations from me also, Yes its always good when your tester says it's passed.
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2022, 13:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By Martin Butler
I retire in October, and i think i will be as...

I retire in October, and i think i will be as busy as i am now, if not more so, At the moment , i work part time, but because of my job, i have to be up very early( 3am) to walk the dog, have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2022, 18:13
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Today, I started on tidying up the body work ...

Today, I started on tidying up the body work mostly scratches to the rear drivers side door, that were too deep to t cut out, and sorting out the rear bumper, where there are some very noticeable...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 13th March 2022, 10:07
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Martin Butler
So far Mike and myself,

So far Mike and myself,
Forum: Events and Meets 12th March 2022, 11:36
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
What time do people tend to arrive , because I'm...

What time do people tend to arrive , because I'm going to be driving up, most likily M25/ m40 and hopefully collecting some of the South east chapter on the way, and arriving in convoy be good to...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 12th March 2022, 11:29
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Martin Butler
At least their being good bears, not mooning out...

At least their being good bears, not mooning out of the window, showing us a bit of bear faced cheek :D
Forum: Was it you? 12th March 2022, 11:21
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By Martin Butler
Saw another 75 TODAY

Hows this for a strange one, Today, i pulled into my local Lidl and pulling in at the same time in a parking space opposite mine was another Copper red 75, anyways , I gets out says SNAP! We had...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th March 2022, 11:00
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Martin Butler
Put me down as an maybe, its likily that i will...

Put me down as an maybe, its likily that i will attend, but it depends on what else may be on at the same time,
As regards club management/ moderators ,In every club there will be personal...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2022, 17:22
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By Martin Butler
Hi Derek , you will need to contact Steve by ...

Hi Derek , you will need to contact Steve by PM, he goes by the name of Artic on here. if your not sure how to do it , click on user cp, scroll down to new private message, and follow the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2022, 17:17
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By Martin Butler
At least you now know where the problem lies, ...

At least you now know where the problem lies, and changing the compensator is really easy, but don't undo the nut all the way, leave it hanging on by a couple of threads, the compensator is a bit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2022, 15:54
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks i have just replied to it, i have been...

Thanks i have just replied to it, i have been thinking about your issue, and best to go back to basics, first, remove the handbrake gaiter, check the amount of thread showing beyond the nut, it...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st March 2022, 10:19
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Martin Butler
Smile Mike, its actually called the Kent& East Sussex...

Mike, its actually called the Kent& East Sussex Railway , :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st March 2022, 10:17
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Martin Butler
Yes you can book the other way from Bodiam, in...

Yes you can book the other way from Bodiam, in fact from any of the manned stations, its a line I am very familiar with, i used to work there many years ago, tenterden is best for parking, but its...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th February 2022, 13:53
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By Martin Butler
I'm interested possibly all of them, theres a...

I'm interested possibly all of them, theres a car show At Bodiam in August that is run by a local charity, its next to the castle, and of course the Steam Railway, i have their details...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2022, 13:42
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By Martin Butler
@ Caskin, did you at any time have the first...

@ Caskin, did you at any time have the first cable off , because if you havn't the clip shouldn't have moved, its a press in fit, and uses two ears to clip into place, they very rarely break,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2022, 15:12
Replies: 51
Views: 2,529
Posted By Martin Butler
I recently changed my compensator , and it's ...

I recently changed my compensator , and it's not a hard job, the worse bit is getting at it, thats the real pain bit, as you have to do quite a bit of lifting carpets, pulling away the carpet It...
Forum: Photography Corner 22nd February 2022, 13:09
Replies: 1,026
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Posted By Martin Butler
:DLittle balls of fluff, this is one big ball of...

:DLittle balls of fluff, this is one big ball of fluff, https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/456896214dffddf55f.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 13:00
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
They were on the car when i purchased it, i also...

They were on the car when i purchased it, i also believe they are off an MG6, I had never seen them either, their 17 " wheels and possibly might have been an ZT option, the previous owner, had...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 11:13
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
this is my car security system...

this is my car security system https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/4568961daf55711eee.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 11:08
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
Plenum got rodded out a couple of months back,...

Plenum got rodded out a couple of months back, both clear, front footwells bone dry, only wet patch was from the rear light clusters , but ive sorted that out, new seals, and whilst I had the...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/456896214bbb2bd4dc.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 10:45
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/45689621388c89a1ae.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 10:42
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/45689621388c83844c.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 10:41
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/45689621388c7a8729.jpg
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st February 2022, 18:27
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Martin Butler
Will your 75 be fixed by then Jennifer ?

Will your 75 be fixed by then Jennifer ?
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 21st February 2022, 13:08
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By Martin Butler
My copperleaf CDI 75

[Finally managed to suss it out, and upload pictures of my car its in good condition, 93.000 miles, the only paintwork defects are a dent in the drivers door, ( should pull out) and scuff marks ...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st February 2022, 11:09
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Martin Butler
Pride of Longbridge event in April

Hopefully i should be attending this one, Is anyone from the South east attending also If anyone else is could we arrange to meet up en-route and drive together to the show, i probally will opt...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 20th February 2022, 15:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Martin Butler
I hope you all had a good time, and got home...

I hope you all had a good time, and got home safely, Its been very windy all day down here, i ventured out about 6 am to walk the dog, and and nearly got blown off my feet, i drove out later, about...
Forum: Events and Meets 19th February 2022, 11:36
Replies: 182
Views: 13,355
Posted By Martin Butler
can you add me please, 75 CDi RE53TWC

can you add me please, 75 CDi RE53TWC
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th February 2022, 11:08
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Martin Butler
I brought a disassembled kit car home in such a...

I brought a disassembled kit car home in such a way, Once on a flat bed trailer, everything was there, just not attached to the car, even the body and chassis were not assembled,
Looking forward to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2022, 18:51
Replies: 928
Views: 778,852
Posted By Martin Butler
Luckily mine were easy to get off, once i found...

Luckily mine were easy to get off, once i found my 8mm spanner, I spent more time hunting down the spanner, than the time it took to change both seals, I purchased an set off ebay, quality looked to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2022, 18:41
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Renewed both rear light cluster seals, both were...

Renewed both rear light cluster seals, both were in a poor state, torn, and leaking at the bottom, hopefully that should help to stop water getting into the boot luckily when i bought new seals, i...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2022, 13:44
Replies: 187
Views: 288,888
Posted By Martin Butler
I gave mine a good rodding, OHH err missis, and...

I gave mine a good rodding, OHH err missis, and it came out clean, no debris, :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 30th January 2022, 13:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By Martin Butler
Can you add me too its a bit of a run, but the...

Can you add me too its a bit of a run, but the car needs a good run out
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd January 2022, 21:05
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Martin Butler
Yeah, thats not a problem, i was thinking,...

Yeah, thats not a problem, i was thinking, possibly Brighton, as a destination MADERIA DRIVE
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd January 2022, 20:00
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Martin Butler
Hopefully with the relaxing of Covid...

Hopefully with the relaxing of Covid restrictions, once the weather improoves, we can start to meet up once again, with this in mind , some time in March, April, would anyone be interested in a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 14:28
Replies: 928
Views: 778,852
Posted By Martin Butler
This is next on my to do list, how hard is it to...

This is next on my to do list, how hard is it to remove the rear light clusters to change the seals?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 14:22
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks for posting this, I'm a dog owner myself,...

Thanks for posting this, I'm a dog owner myself, a very friendly black German Shepard, and she goes everywhere with me, and like everyone else, i would hate for something similar to happen to my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2022, 21:06
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Martin Butler
Send an PM to Artic, he's the man who modifies...

Send an PM to Artic, he's the man who modifies the old compensators, i think he should have 1 left, possibly more if he's modified my old one its easy to fit, i did mine in about an hour and it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 17:11
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Still got the cuts on my hands, but today, i...

Still got the cuts on my hands, but today, i finally got a pass, so got a nice new MOT on the car now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 17:13
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Well today, I fixed he last outstanding item on...

Well today, I fixed he last outstanding item on the MOT failure sheet, retest booked for tomorrow, changed handbrake compensator for a modified one, adjusted handbrake, so the wheels are locked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2022, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Martin Butler
Tyre now changed, bonnet release now cleaned...

Tyre now changed, bonnet release now cleaned and lubricated, and now working fine, that just leaves the Handbrake to do when the part arrives, hopefully by Thursday, i should be able to book the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 14:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,499
Posted By Martin Butler
I think you should get help with your grieving, ...

I think you should get help with your grieving, don't be proud , or think your be a pain, you won't, but there are organisations, and people who can help, and they are trained to help, sometimes us...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Martin Butler
You don't need the full handbrake, just the...

You don't need the full handbrake, just the cable, and i've got one, that i don't need as i'm getting one of Artics modified compensators, Fitting the mini one is more work, ,the passenger seat has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 12:49
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Martin Butler
I've gone down the SSC route and luckily Steve (...

I've gone down the SSC route and luckily Steve ( Artic) still had one, so hopefully i should be able to sort out the handbrake issue, Strangely, the bonnet release is working fine, but ive undone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2022, 16:25
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Martin Butler
If your changing the compensator to the mini...

If your changing the compensator to the mini type, then you need access to the bottom of the handbrake lever, Even with the original adjuster wound fully in, and the shoes adjusted right, it still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2022, 14:44
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Martin Butler
MOT Fail

:mad: today The rover had its MOT, and it failed, on silly things mostly,

The tester couldn't latch the bonnet, yet it closed ok when i did it, so most likily the cables need a good grease,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 10:54
Replies: 71
Views: 5,234
Posted By Martin Butler
Truly dreadful news, and at this time of year,...

Truly dreadful news, and at this time of year, even more so, Condolences to you and your family
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2021, 10:48
Replies: 24
Views: 2,079
Posted By Martin Butler
Mine are now in need of changing, Are they the...

Mine are now in need of changing, Are they the same part as the ones fitted to any land rovers?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2021, 11:09
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
What have i done on my 75, well, took it on its...

What have i done on my 75, well, took it on its first long drive in my ownership this week end, from Hastings on the south coast, to Swindon, for a pre Christmas get together with family, Pleased to...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2021, 10:56
Replies: 248
Views: 11,456
Posted By Martin Butler
The problem is that many who try to come here...

The problem is that many who try to come here through the legal channels, get turned down, so they come illegally, because most then get their claims approved and are allowed to stay, plus now we...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2021, 14:20
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Martin Butler
I Ended up putting the old equalizer back on and...

I Ended up putting the old equalizer back on and adjusting everything up so that i have a working handbrake, it now holds the car on 3 clicks, and i'm going to do the change later after i've got it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2021, 11:42
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Martin Butler
its the R53 CABLE and it's been a pig, ive got...

its the R53 CABLE and it's been a pig, ive got the old compensator out, but can't seem to be able to see how to remove the old cable, there is a tag somewhere but i can't see it, so i'm now going...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2021, 15:23
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Martin Butler
Front seat Torque headed bolts

Hi, just hit a problem, I'm changing my handbrake compensator this week end, and the rear two torque bolts on the passenger seat won't budge, the front two came out all right, but the t 50 wont...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd November 2021, 13:26
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Martin Butler
1: 80 miles 2: 100 miles 3 : any 4:...

1: 80 miles
2: 100 miles
3 : any
4: either, but would prefer Saturdays
5: either
6 : regular
Also, i live in St Leonards on sea, so mileage has to be set from there, for instance, an hours...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks Mike, I look forward to meeting up with...

Thanks Mike, I look forward to meeting up with other owners also, i've been involved with a few clubs, mostly from having owned a couple of Kit cars in the past,as area secretary, and local events...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2021, 14:04
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Well this morning I finally got round to...

Well this morning I finally got round to changing my front pads, and for once, everything went OK, the pins came out without any problems, the callipers came out easily, discs are well within ...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 13th November 2021, 17:34
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By Martin Butler
Meets IN 2022

Has anyone got any ideas yet for tours and meets in 2022, in the South East, I certainly would like to get involved, and would even be prepared to organise a couple to local attractions etc, ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2021, 13:13
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Martin Butler
It would appear that the key a fellow member has...

It would appear that the key a fellow member has sent me, has gotten lost, or delayed in the post, and i urgently need to find someone who can either loan me a 12 key,because i really need to change...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2021, 13:01
Replies: 255
Views: 9,503
Posted By Martin Butler
All I am concerned about is this, are the people ...

All I am concerned about is this, are the people doing the caring properly trained, and have the PPE they need, that is more important than having both jabs,
I had both jabs, and i'm getting the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 13:03
Replies: 13,767
Views: 1,450,214
Posted By Martin Butler
Today, I t cut, mopped and polished my car, It...

Today, I t cut, mopped and polished my car, It now looks the mutts nuts
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2021, 13:38
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Martin Butler
My boot is also damp, i would check the boot...

My boot is also damp, i would check the boot seal, possibly renew it, if they are available, check there arn't any seals missing in the floor, once you have dried everything out, but i would say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2021, 13:34
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Martin Butler
thanks i have sent you an PM

thanks i have sent you an PM
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2021, 11:20
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Martin Butler
Help needed

Does anyone have an number 12 key they can lend me , i am changing my locking wheel nuts, ( only 2 fitted on car) and i don't have the key , anywhere, its not in the spares kit, etc, i' have looked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 18:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,354
Posted By Martin Butler
I purchased a mini r53 cable and equaliser ready...

I purchased a mini r53 cable and equaliser ready to do mine, how much more work is it to remove the handbrake lever, and assemble everything , then put the complete assembly back in one go so all...
Forum: Was it you? 27th October 2021, 11:32
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By Martin Butler
Black 75 , Gold 75 Hastings, Rear of Grand Hotel

First, there was one, then theres two, :} the last couple of days another 75 has been parked at the back of the hotel, this time a tidy Black 75 saloon, the gold one hasn't moved so must belong to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 14:28
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By Martin Butler
Could i borrow it, to go knock on the door of...

Could i borrow it, to go knock on the door of DVLA and ask where's my V5? , of and 20 he shells please,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 14:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By Martin Butler
I suppose you will have to work out the cost of a...

I suppose you will have to work out the cost of a crank reground , new shells, and either new liners , or a rebore, if possible, Plus what ever else is needed to be refurbished whilst its in bits, ...
Forum: Was it you? 19th October 2021, 11:41
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Martin Butler
Behind the Royal Victoria hotel, this morning ...

Behind the Royal Victoria hotel, this morning was an white gold 75 saloon, Been there last two days, Anyone on here?
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 12:35
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Martin Butler
Very often, these people are brainwashed, into...

Very often, these people are brainwashed, into thinking they are part of some righteous movement for good, when what they do goes against what any right thinking person would do, often the grooming...
Forum: Was it you? 16th October 2021, 10:03
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Martin Butler
Mines metallic Dark red, so it wasn't me, and...

Mines metallic Dark red, so it wasn't me, and mines pre facelift, but saying that, i'm not far off London Rd very close in fact, if anyone knows St Leonards, by the Triumph motorbike shop, i ...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th October 2021, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks to everyone I now have managed to get , or...

Thanks to everyone I now have managed to get , or will have soon the items i was after, A fellow member sold me a sill cover, the correct colour, and through eBay i have now got a spare wheel, which...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2021, 10:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks for the offer, but i have decided to fit...

Thanks for the offer, but i have decided to fit an aftermarket unit, i will do it with a separate loom, so that i can always reverse it later if i so wish,
This morning, the battery was dead, ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Martin Butler
Thanks, had further investigations, and it seems...

Thanks, had further investigations, and it seems only the sat nav is working, nothing on the radio, it won't even show on the display checked fuse on tuner, nothing has blown,got voltage in, but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 09:41
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Martin Butler
the light does go out, on the sat nav , but the...

the light does go out, on the sat nav , but the fan keeps on running on the video unit, so there must be a live feed somewhere that shouldn't be there, When i checked my fuses, i did notice a fused...
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 19:34
Replies: 75
Views: 3,959
Posted By Martin Butler
I have a story to tell about this petrol ...

I have a story to tell about this petrol shortage, Well, just as it kicked off, i had to go over to some out in the sticks place in Sussex to view, buy, then drive home my new rover 75, When i...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th October 2021, 19:02
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Martin Butler
yes i havn't either, but they do seem to be a...

yes i havn't either, but they do seem to be a rover fitment, there is one on ebay, i think they want £40 for it minus tyre, so by the time i got a tyre, your talking anything from £80
I must...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th October 2021, 18:14
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Martin Butler
the wheels i have fitted are Rover WHL119217

the wheels i have fitted are Rover WHL119217
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2021, 17:58
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Martin Butler
i've disconnected the video unit, clearly thats...

i've disconnected the video unit, clearly thats whats faulty, is there any way to by bass this so that i can still use the radio and sat nav?
And is there anyone who can offers a rebuild service...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th October 2021, 15:34
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Martin Butler
wanted for 2003 car

Hi I'm after a passenger side front carpet seal cover in cream, if anyone has one, Also, i need an spare wheel and tyre, i have17"wheels from an MG fitted, so ideally will need an MG spare to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2021, 15:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,597
Posted By Martin Butler
Well i have had everything out and cleaned up...

Well i have had everything out and cleaned up all the connections, some were a bit corroded, so i gave everything a good clean, plugged it all back in, and guess what, The screen burst into life, on...
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