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Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 10:47
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By BRG75
I'm very sorry to read about this, and wish you...

I'm very sorry to read about this, and wish you all the best for your post treatment time.

If it might take your mind off it for a while, I'd like to hear about your blown Norton, as probably...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 28th June 2022, 20:28
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By BRG75
Hi Fred, Please add Jan & myself for this...

Hi Fred,

Please add Jan & myself for this meeting.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 28th June 2022, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By BRG75
I presume that BRG is myself Jennifer, and yes...

I presume that BRG is myself Jennifer, and yes MAIDSTONE and MAIDENHEAD have indeed been mixed up before.
Also fully agree that the Maidstone Toby was awkward to find, due to it being a new...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th June 2022, 13:26
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Glad you enjoyed the show Martin, and very sorry...

Glad you enjoyed the show Martin, and very sorry to have missed it myself.

I hope that there will be some photos, although I've never been able to put them onto the forum.

You certainly had...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th June 2022, 19:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Well the weather held up; indeed it's been nice,...

Well the weather held up; indeed it's been nice, both warm and sunny.

I hope the day went well, and very sorry to have missed it.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 25th June 2022, 11:49
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for the update. Unfortunately, I have...

Thanks for the update.

Unfortunately, I have just had a phone call, which puts Jan & I in a similar position.

A friend, that we sat with on both Wednesday and yesterday evening, has (this...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st June 2022, 07:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
No problem with that; I won't be using the...

No problem with that; I won't be using the motorway either.
Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th June 2022, 12:53
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
To assist with navigation to field:- I've...

To assist with navigation to field:-

I've emphasised the A20, to avoid mistakes being made, from whichever direction you are coming from.

However, I think most, if not all, will actually be on...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th June 2022, 08:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Hi Jennifer, and other attendees. All...

Hi Jennifer, and other attendees.

All exhibitors are asked to arrive by 09:30, "park where directed by the stewards, and then walk back to the stewards tent to collect programme and exhibitor card...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 08:21
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By BRG75
In reply to posts 7 & 8. Front tweeters were...

In reply to posts 7 & 8.

Front tweeters were standard on all models.

Rear tweeters (if ordered via a dealer) came with a short "wiring harness"

In reality, they simply piggy back onto the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2022, 10:43
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By BRG75
In response to your tweeter question, my...

In response to your tweeter question, my understanding is as follows:-

Base radio is Harmony, without rear door tweeters.

1st Audio upgrade (a) is to Symphony, without rear door tweeters. Part...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 13:00
Replies: 41
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
Wishing you all the best, for both your private...

Wishing you all the best, for both your private and business future.

A barn suggests enough height for a car hoist. Will you put some securing bolts in before you pour the concrete?

Regards
...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2022, 11:54
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By BRG75
Very good. I'm still trying to get my leg...

Very good.

I'm still trying to get my leg back into position.

Regards
Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 11th June 2022, 10:36
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By BRG75
Add to your reasons the cost of fuel, shouldn't...

Add to your reasons the cost of fuel, shouldn't affect your local members too much; but there are a few who do a 2hr. plus round trip for this.

Some over double this.

As Bob say's, keep them...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th June 2022, 20:00
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By BRG75
suzublu, That's the confirmation that's...

suzublu,

That's the confirmation that's needed, you're listed as a 1.8 and that's what Andy told me his car is.

I sold him the walnut wheel, and suggested that "dummy" C/C switches would be one...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th June 2022, 17:36
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By BRG75
That may well be your perfect answer Andy, ...

That may well be your perfect answer Andy,

Fit the whole set onto the walnut wheel, and then you have two totally interchangeable wheels.

However, best to check that the C/C wires can be pulled...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th June 2022, 16:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
A quick bump for this event, and a specific...

A quick bump for this event, and a specific reminder / invite to any member who might now wish / be able to attend.

SUNDAY 26th JUNE

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 16:41
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By BRG75
drewbie, re your post 9, I've now sent...

drewbie, re your post 9,

I've now sent details in a PM.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 09:52
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By BRG75
You have an e-mail, regarding one for sale, in...

You have an e-mail, regarding one for sale, in Kent, a spare one of mine.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2022, 11:14
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
Thank you to both Bazzeteer and suzublu. I'm...

Thank you to both Bazzeteer and suzublu.

I'm only after a few bits, as my saloon came with a very comprehensive amount of this extra trim, all still in perfect condition.

My Tourer also came...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2022, 09:32
Replies: 1,571
Views: 499,690
Posted By BRG75
There hasn't been any response to this, yet. ...

There hasn't been any response to this, yet.

Has Simon maybe retired?

Does anybody have an update please.

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2022, 09:22
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
Any further comments on this please?

Any further comments on this please?
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 20:34
Replies: 26
Views: 771
Posted By BRG75
Not only do I also have no idea what stealth mode...

Not only do I also have no idea what stealth mode might be; but I've never heard of it.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2022, 09:38
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By BRG75
I've read somewhere that when the key fob battery...

I've read somewhere that when the key fob battery needs replacing, the car gives a warning.
Could it be that?

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th May 2022, 19:22
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By BRG75
Martin, When I looked at their website I...

Martin,

When I looked at their website I noticed that they didn't want any car details at all, on their booking page.

I will contact them for clarification.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2022, 11:59
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
I've just realised that as the Harmony radio is...

I've just realised that as the Harmony radio is included in the walnut trim list, and the Blaupunkt, Kenwood etc. aren't, it is unlikely to be in later accessory brochures.

Could this be an item...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th May 2022, 18:05
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Martin for organising this. The Pilot...

Thanks Martin for organising this.

The Pilot was a good choice, the Fish & Chips were certainly both tasty and plentiful. Very good, quick and friendly service as well.

Nice to meet Shadow.
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th May 2022, 17:09
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By BRG75
The following was sent to the original...

The following was sent to the original notification post, by RogerHeinz57.

Clearly it's appropriate to re-produce it here :-


Visited this show twice years ago. The initial plan was to attend...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th May 2022, 17:05
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By BRG75
Thank you very much for your recommendation,...

Thank you very much for your recommendation, appreciated.

I will take the liberty to copy & paste it into the registration post that interested members are directed to, in post 4.

Regards
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2022, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
In a nutshell, they are for all of the radio's,...

In a nutshell, they are for all of the radio's, both rotary switch and ATC heater panels and the driver's door window switches (2 & 4).

Effectively therefore 3 items for any one car.

In detail,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2022, 12:26
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
Walnut Trim

Rave lists some walnut trim pieces, and shows how to retro-fit them, under accessories.

Interesting, these are not included in either of my approved accessories brochures, 1999 & 2001.

Did...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th May 2022, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By BRG75
Sunday 11th September 2022 - Motor Show in South East

This comes recommended by a 75 & ZT club member. who lives in, or near, the town of Edenbridge.

A fairly local venue for members in Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hants; plus anyone who enjoys a 25 minute...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th May 2022, 15:28
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By BRG75
Rob, No problem, will do. Your right,...

Rob,

No problem, will do.

Your right, most likely need to generate interest from other areas.

See you on Saturday 28th May, for Martin's drive out.

To all,
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 24th May 2022, 14:25
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Rob for mentioning this show. A quick...

Thanks Rob for mentioning this show.

A quick look at their website, and the ticket application page for exhibiting a car, suggests that there are no age restrictions.

I'm interested myself, and...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd May 2022, 07:33
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By BRG75
A bump for this car / steam rally. Regards ...

A bump for this car / steam rally.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd May 2022, 07:28
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Email ticket now received, which makes this a...

Email ticket now received, which makes this a convenient bump for the rally.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 15th May 2022, 18:22
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Martin, 12.30 is fine for us; I was...

Thanks Martin, 12.30 is fine for us; I was concerned that you might have nominated 12.00, which would have been a bit tight.

I last had a journey on the RHDR about 10 years ago, although 20 odd...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 14th May 2022, 12:29
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By BRG75
Hi Martin, This is obviously an afternoon...

Hi Martin,

This is obviously an afternoon event, and Jan & I should now be able to get there.

What time are you meeting up, at the service station please; and which of the two pubs mentioned...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 14th May 2022, 12:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,381
Posted By BRG75
Hi Peter, Jan & myself are now able to make...

Hi Peter,

Jan & myself are now able to make next Sunday's Frimley Breakfast, please add us in.

Regards

Mike.
Forum: Technology Forum 12th May 2022, 15:12
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By BRG75
Probably unrelated, but I couldn't log on to the...

Probably unrelated, but I couldn't log on to the site at all, for a good 3 or 4 hrs; might have been longer.

This happened either the end of last week, or the beginning of this week.

Message...
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 11:54
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By BRG75
So all's well that ends well; if that's how you...

So all's well that ends well; if that's how you yourself, see it.

Clearly an awful experience; I hope you aren't out of pocket by too much, but if you are, probably worth carrying on the fight for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 10:38
Replies: 40
Views: 2,492
Posted By BRG75
To amplify what Simon say's, post 19 From...

To amplify what Simon say's, post 19

From the 1999 "Design your own Rover 75" option brochure:-

"One piece folding rear seat with through-loading facility" was standard on the Connoisseur SE,...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 14:52
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By BRG75
An excellent strategy, may be also include your...

An excellent strategy, may be also include your local paper.

If I might make a small suggestion; the details of times, dates, responses etc. would be useful on a spreadsheet, rather than narrated...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2022, 11:50
Replies: 40
Views: 2,492
Posted By BRG75
If the car has buttons, then I think that you can...

If the car has buttons, then I think that you can only get to them from inside the cabin.

However, all saloons have rear seats which are fixed at the bottom, with a pin and hook mechanism (i.e a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2022, 21:05
Replies: 40
Views: 2,492
Posted By BRG75
The relevance of a tow bar is that one of the...

The relevance of a tow bar is that one of the sockets should / might have a direct connection to the battery, hence you can charge the battery, via the relevant pin and earth.

However, if drivers...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 5th May 2022, 17:12
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By BRG75
Hi Martin, Nice to see a new venue being...

Hi Martin,

Nice to see a new venue being proposed; I can't commit to booking in at the moment, as this month is very busy already.

Unfortunately the date also clashes with the well established...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2022, 07:35
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By BRG75
Have a good day Steve, and happy birthday ...

Have a good day Steve, and happy birthday

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 16:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By BRG75
I couldn't agree more, about the black dipstick. ...

I couldn't agree more, about the black dipstick.

My early cars were probably all with dipsticks that were metal, and easy to read.

I did think about painting the graticule on my KV6 a white or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 16:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By BRG75
Colin, That's a very positive perspective...

Colin,

That's a very positive perspective that you've put onto your loss.

Again, best wishes for the future.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 08:23
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By BRG75
This is very disturbing to read about. I had...

This is very disturbing to read about.

I had a trailer stolen, in the not too distant past, so like Bazzateer, I can relate with how you are feeling.

To me, this is made worse by your belief...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By BRG75
Tourer rear light clusters

Rimmers show different part numbers for Rover and MG units.

I find this surprising; does any body know what the difference(s) might be.

I will soon be looking for an off side lens, hence my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 12:16
Replies: 37
Views: 2,342
Posted By BRG75
Can I just clarify that these (2022) screens are...

Can I just clarify that these (2022) screens are to the same redesign as the 2020 batches.

I ask as in post no. 1 you mention 12 months warranty; whilst in post no. 2 they will outlast the car
...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th April 2022, 12:17
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By BRG75
To answer your question about Saloon and Tourer...

To answer your question about Saloon and Tourer tow bars being the same item; strictly speaking (and legally) they are different.

However, the main cross member is identical. The difference lies...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 12:35
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By BRG75
Thank you Rick, for that confirmation. Would...

Thank you Rick, for that confirmation.

Would you know if it was a facelift feature, or just omitted from the driver's handbook please?

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 12:05
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By BRG75
Each of the two collars that the headrest slot...

Each of the two collars that the headrest slot into have a push button, called a detent.
Simply push both in and pull the headrests upwards.
They can sometimes be quite hard to pull.

As an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 11:34
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By BRG75
Hi Ceedy, Yes that was my original thought,...

Hi Ceedy,

Yes that was my original thought, but I can't find mention of a bell symbol anywhere, hence my post.

If you yourself have seen this symbol before, then at least I'll know for certain,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 10:03
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By BRG75
Yes, I hadn't thought of that. The car was...

Yes, I hadn't thought of that.

The car was originally fitted with factory sat nav, but I don't know if it was Low Line or High Line.

Either way, I think the telephone & mute feature was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 09:20
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By BRG75
A facelift dashboard symbol ?

I wish that I'd photographed this, but there you go.

A large red graphic, which appeared to be a bell, like a church bell, on I think the message centre display.

The car (tourer) was locked...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th April 2022, 15:40
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By BRG75
That's a good bit of strategic thinking /...

That's a good bit of strategic thinking / planning, Bob.

However, let's hope that it goes into, and then stays, in mothballs.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 19:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By BRG75
PM sent re the headrests, and what colour they...

PM sent re the headrests, and what colour they are, if you decide to go that route.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th April 2022, 13:58
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
Yes, the portions served by both this cafe, and...

Yes, the portions served by both this cafe, and it's neighbour along the road (which we originally used) are very generous.

Nice to see Martin's inaugural visit, having travelled 100 odd miles,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th April 2022, 18:26
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
Well, that's two of us then. Mine didn't get...

Well, that's two of us then.

Mine didn't get washed today either, and it's more than dust.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th April 2022, 09:26
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
I'm sure Steve's car will be gleaming, as usual. ...

I'm sure Steve's car will be gleaming, as usual.

Mine will hopefully get washed today, but no guarantee.

Did just over 150 miles in the saloon on Tuesday, but have since topped the tank back...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th April 2022, 07:42
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
I'm afraid not Steve

I'm afraid not Steve
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th April 2022, 10:59
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
Hi Steve, Is that a subtle way of preventing...

Hi Steve,
Is that a subtle way of preventing me from sending out bump notices?

Incidentally, in the boot of my car, will be a (mystery) genuine MGR accessory, that i believe to be very rare....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 7th April 2022, 19:11
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
A bump doesn't last long these days. Now...

A bump doesn't last long these days.

Now that's a positive, as it means that there is more "traffic" on the site.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th April 2022, 09:47
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
I've had a reply regarding entrance tickets for...

I've had a reply regarding entrance tickets for those that have booked a car in.

They intend to issue an email ticket, that can be printed out, or shown on a smart phone.

Note the word intend....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th April 2022, 09:45
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
Another little bump

Another little bump
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2022, 14:40
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By BRG75
Good news, and bound to meet up on the day. ...

Good news, and bound to meet up on the day.

Is your traveller the original MO, or one of the later ones?

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 4th April 2022, 10:49
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
Another quick bump

Another quick bump
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2022, 08:51
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By BRG75
A gentle bump for this family day out.

A gentle bump for this family day out.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 3rd April 2022, 08:40
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Hi Martin, I've enquired about exhibitor...

Hi Martin,

I've enquired about exhibitor tickets, and will confirm here when I get a reply.

However, I rather think that they do it by vehicle registration number, i.e. the gate people have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2022, 16:40
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By BRG75
PM on it's way Mike

PM on it's way

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd April 2022, 08:25
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
A gentle bump for this.

A gentle bump for this.
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 17:02
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By BRG75
All Regions - Wrotham Classic Steam Fair 26th June 2022

Only some 8 Minutes from M25 Jct.3
Use the A20, NOT the M20.
Close to Brands Hatch

Open Invitation to all Sections.
For more details and / or to join us, please go to post in South East Section...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 31st March 2022, 16:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By BRG75
Wrotham Classic Steam Fair 26th June 2022

Only some 8 Minutes from M25 Jct.3
Use the A20, NOT the M20.
Close to Brands Hatch
Post Code - TN15 7NS

As per my pre-announcement earlier this month.

This very long established event is...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 31st March 2022, 15:57
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By BRG75
South East - Breakfast Meet - April 10th 2022

By popular request, the same café that we used in February.


Date
Sunday 10th April 2022,

Time
9.15 for 9.30 at table(s)

Venue
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 16:59
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By BRG75
Thank you, That means the counter balance...

Thank you,

That means the counter balance weight can be fitted to a wood rim wheel.

So back to square 1, why did MG Rover state wood rim wheels as not suitable for diesel autos?

Regards
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 15:57
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By BRG75
Wooden Steering Wheel for Diesel Auto Derivatives

As per title; in the accessories price list (AKM 743 - Dec.2001 - page 19)
Wooden steering wheels are noted as not suitable (for Diesel Autos)

Can anybody expand on this please?

I'm sure that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2022, 09:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,238
Posted By BRG75
A PM is on the way, about the boot rack. Mike

A PM is on the way, about the boot rack.

Mike
Forum: Was it you? 20th March 2022, 19:35
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By BRG75
I'm afraid not Bob, our Tourer is an 04 (but soon...

I'm afraid not Bob, our Tourer is an 04 (but soon to go onto an 03 plate, with nice letters around it)

As it is, we were booked in for the Frimley Breakfast this morning, but had to cancel, due to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2022, 07:55
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By BRG75
I find reading this to be a good testimonial to...

I find reading this to be a good testimonial to the club, it's members and of course the cars.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th March 2022, 16:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By BRG75
Hi Peter, I'm afraid that Jan & I can't book...

Hi Peter,

I'm afraid that Jan & I can't book in for this one.

Covid.

Have a good breakfast, and meet up soon.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 13th March 2022, 16:46
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By BRG75
So we now have 3, as Jennifer and Martin are now...

So we now have 3, as Jennifer and Martin are now confirmed.

Probably 4, if Jan will bring our (her?) Tourer.

I'll book a reserved spot in the display area, this week.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 20:41
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By BRG75
Trikey's Post 10. Same shape, different...

Trikey's Post 10.

Same shape, different proportions; however, the crank that I bought is a round bar, bent as per Trikey's photo, but with the allan key either set into, or machined out of, a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 19:21
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By BRG75
I'll try and find the photo, but it's on an old...

I'll try and find the photo, but it's on an old laptop, should be fun.

Essentially an alloy round bar, maybe 6" long and 3/16" dia., with an opposing right angle bend at each end, to form a crank....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 17:05
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By BRG75
This is the second generation moulding. It...

This is the second generation moulding.

It also needs a screwdriver with a pull out blade, philips one end, and flat the other.

The first generation didn't have the screwdriver, but had 5?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2022, 09:21
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By BRG75
A radiator cover, might have been called a muff,...

A radiator cover, might have been called a muff, was of course a common accessory in the
'60's, and further back.
They usually had 2 panels which rolled open, and were held in position with press...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th March 2022, 11:37
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Martin, provided that we get at least 3 or...

Thanks Martin, provided that we get at least 3 or 4, then I'll book us in. I shall be there, in any case.

As far as the green team are concerned, may I clarify that I simply enquired as to who...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 5th March 2022, 09:38
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By BRG75
As I've said a few times, we have a small nucleus...

As I've said a few times, we have a small nucleus of members who want to socialise in the South East, and it should grow. New members joining are still plentiful, and that's were they will most...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2022, 07:37
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By BRG75
Many thanks for your answer, totally logical to...

Many thanks for your answer, totally logical to my way of thinking - now that it's been pointed out.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2022, 08:58
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By BRG75
I know this has gone off topic, but as it already...

I know this has gone off topic, but as it already has --

My 2.5 V6 saloon auto has the down shift / engine braking, but my diesel auto doesn't.

Is this T4 selectable, or was it deleted on later...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 3rd March 2022, 14:45
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By BRG75
Wrotham Steam Rally - 26th June 2022

Having posted last weekend that I assumed this to be off again this year, I have now received an email that it is in fact going ahead.

So, I have been going to this event for probably 30 years+,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2022, 20:11
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By BRG75
That article quotes the loss estimated to be $438...

That article quotes the loss estimated to be $438 million.

Presumably that includes the ship, and other cargo.

Considerably more than the £75 million of cars, originally reported.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st March 2022, 10:36
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for update. To avoid confusion, when...

Thanks for update.

To avoid confusion, when you get the date, be it June or August, please post it under a separate thread, within the South East section.

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th February 2022, 20:22
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By BRG75
Bodiam is the end of the line for the Tenterden...

Bodiam is the end of the line for the Tenterden Railway, which was on our list of possibles, before Covid.

The tickets are Tenderden - Bodiam - Tenterden.

Not sure if you can book for the other...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th February 2022, 07:56
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By BRG75
2022 Motor Shows in Kent (South East Area)

As per title, there are two coming up, and a third awaiting confirmation of date.

All are run by Chris West, under the name of “Classic Music & Motors” see their web site for more details.

Deal...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 26th February 2022, 15:26
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By BRG75
Pete, I feel bad about this, but Jan & I...

Pete,

I feel bad about this, but Jan & I unfortunately have to cancel.

See you at your next one, Frimley I guess.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2022, 12:30
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By BRG75
A word of caution. Unless you live close...

A word of caution.

Unless you live close enough to the actual premises of any web based battery supplier, you might find that their guarantee is of no practical use.

Couriers will carry...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 22nd February 2022, 11:46
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By BRG75
Martin, Very nice looking car. However, I...

Martin,

Very nice looking car.
However, I was intrigued by your wheels, thinking that I'd never seen that type before.

I've now found what appear to be the same ones, on e-bay, and listed as...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st February 2022, 13:19
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By BRG75
Hi Martin I can't confirm yet, but certainly...

Hi Martin

I can't confirm yet, but certainly have it pencilled in.
Good idea to meet up; see who put's themselves forward, and sort out most logical motorway services.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th February 2022, 19:08
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
As Jennifer has said, disappointing. Totally...

As Jennifer has said, disappointing.

Totally understandable though, and there will be a next time.

Thanks for letting us know.

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2022, 12:07
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By BRG75
The article does say, and I've heard this before...

The article does say, and I've heard this before (from a fire brigade?) that Lithium battery's require specialist fire fighting equipment / procedures.

Letting the battery's simply burn themselves...
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2022, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By BRG75
Electric Cars on Fire - lots of them

Reference Daily Mail Saturday 19th Feb. Page 38

At least £75 million pounds worth of high end cars are on fire in the mid Atlantic.

Crew evacuated, Boat also on fire.

Attributed to Audi car...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th February 2022, 09:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
I've dug out some photo's of one of my B GT's,...

I've dug out some photo's of one of my B GT's, and can be very confident that yours will be better.

It is as I brought this one home; on a pallet, fork lifted onto a boat trailer, and towed 80 odd...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 17th February 2022, 20:06
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Glad to hear this Jennifer, I've been...

Glad to hear this Jennifer,

I've been waiting to see your B GT: along with a 75, they are very much amongst my soft spots, as far as cars are concerned.

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2022, 08:51
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By BRG75
Congratulations Bob, Mike & Jan

Congratulations Bob,

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 16th February 2022, 08:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Another bump.

Another bump.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 7th February 2022, 07:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Time for a quick bump, I think. Regards ...

Time for a quick bump, I think.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2022, 18:31
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By BRG75
Bob, that GT6 brings back memories. I...

Bob, that GT6 brings back memories.

I hankered after one, but never did follow it through.

However, I did have an early Spitfire 4, with the low front bumper. Bought a fastback hardtop for it,...
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2022, 16:31
Replies: 26
Views: 913
Posted By BRG75
I just saw the funny side of that. Nothing wrong...

I just saw the funny side of that. Nothing wrong with a diesel though.

As for the politics, I agree, shouldn't really be on here
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2022, 10:56
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By BRG75
Like most (all?) of our older members, I can...

Like most (all?) of our older members, I can recall at least 95% of what has already been said; so how about a specific memory?

Were you a youngster in Sydenham, London; early 50’s?

A disabled...
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd February 2022, 16:18
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By BRG75
Hi Andy, I've replied on the South East...

Hi Andy,

I've replied on the South East Region posts. (Feb. 2022 meet)

If you get a chance to read them, it seems that as far as the early Bullet type is concerned, a non power-fold can be made...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd February 2022, 15:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
I have found this from a rover 75 forum (not this...

I have found this from a rover 75 forum (not this one) back in 2011.

The writer had the same problem, courtesy of a gate post, and was ascertaining what options he had.

In short, the motor in a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd February 2022, 15:07
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
I've just looked at Rimmers, and the casing does...

I've just looked at Rimmers, and the casing does appear to be common.

Unfortunately, the main mirror assembly (inside the casing / covers) appears to attach directly to the door.

You say that...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd February 2022, 14:41
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Sorry to hear this. I wonder however, if the...

Sorry to hear this.

I wonder however, if the housing is common to folding and non folding mirrors; it may well be and, if so, spares should exist.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd February 2022, 10:50
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Please note that Directions have been added, to...

Please note that Directions have been added, to post 1
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2022, 07:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,634
Posted By BRG75
If you look on the genuine DVLA website, you will...

If you look on the genuine DVLA website, you will find numerous plates that end in ROV, many of them for £250.00.
This price includes the £80.00 transfer fee and VAT.

I have just bought LE03 ROV,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 30th January 2022, 17:51
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Excellent news Martin, look forward to meeting...

Excellent news Martin, look forward to meeting you.

I presume that you'll come up the A21.

If so, stay on it until it merges with M25, at Jct 5; then leave at Jct 4.

Directions from there...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 27th January 2022, 14:44
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By BRG75
Sorry, it's virtually all gone. I collected...

Sorry, it's virtually all gone.

I collected it, for what I wanted, and then offered what was left to the member who was second on Nobby's list.

That member took the rest, bar 4 pieces of trim,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th January 2022, 08:27
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By BRG75
Regarding a February meet in Crawley, I've been...

Regarding a February meet in Crawley, I've been informed that we would be quite disappointed with the venue I had in mind.

Consequently I have posted a February date at a cafe which is just along...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th January 2022, 20:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
And thank you Jennifer as well, done. Mike

And thank you Jennifer as well, done.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th January 2022, 14:18
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Steve, done. Mike

Thanks Steve, done.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th January 2022, 12:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
Bump number 1

Bump number 1
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 11:58
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By BRG75
I was slightly confused by this, but after some...

I was slightly confused by this, but after some googling, I now think that I understand.

The 5 millionth Rover car, ever (all models) happened to be a 75.

That car was kept, and later they made...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 25th January 2022, 17:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By BRG75
Please add Jan & myself Thanks Peter

Please add Jan & myself

Thanks Peter
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 25th January 2022, 09:02
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By BRG75
South East - Breakfast Meet - February 20th 2022

Please note that this is NOT the same café that we used last time; however it is in the same crescent, just 40 odd yards further round.

More upmarket, and doesn’t insist on cash.


Date
Sunday...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th January 2022, 07:35
Replies: 101
Views: 5,856
Posted By BRG75
I've been following this with great interest,...

I've been following this with great interest, glad it's turned out OK and thanks for the final? appraisal of the job.

Time for a well earned pint, or whatever.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2022, 07:26
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By BRG75
I was 12 at the time, already well into bikes and...

I was 12 at the time, already well into bikes and cars (riding and driving around a small holding)

I remember talking about this at school dinner, with others who followed motor racing.

At the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 23rd January 2022, 07:30
Replies: 58
Views: 3,333
Posted By BRG75
Just about to leave; looking forward to meeting...

Just about to leave; looking forward to meeting up with old & new members.

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd January 2022, 07:05
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By BRG75
Firstly, thank you Martin for getting another...

Firstly, thank you Martin for getting another ball rolling, and you're right to think about March or April.

Secondly, my original message (post 1, dated 8th November)reads as if it is elitist; it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 08:56
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By BRG75
FoC Lever Arch Files - Frimley 23rd Jan.

In case anyone going for breakfast this Sunday has missed my post about the above.

I can bring 10 Good Quality 2 Hole Lever Arch Files, to Frimley on the 23rd.

If anyone can make use of them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 20:08
Replies: 29
Views: 2,295
Posted By BRG75
Very sorry to hear this, but what a tribute to...

Very sorry to hear this, but what a tribute to the strength of design built into these cars.

MIRA (Motor Industries Research Association) if that is who did the collision / impact tests are all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By BRG75
Something not too dissimilar happened to me a few...

Something not too dissimilar happened to me a few months ago.

Just getting out of my car, at my local, two ladies (in their 30's possibly) were walking out.

I clearly heard one say "Oh a Rover,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 14th January 2022, 09:16
Replies: 58
Views: 3,333
Posted By BRG75
I am re-organising my office into more of a...

I am re-organising my office into more of a study.

The relevance being that I can bring 10 Good Quality 2 Hole Lever Arch Files, to Frimley on the 23rd.

If anyone can make use of them (FoC) let...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 09:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,139
Posted By BRG75
Yes a real shame, has the bin been emptied yet?...

Yes a real shame, has the bin been emptied yet? i.e. can they be retrieved?

I'm about 30 mins. away, and may well be able to give them space.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 09:58
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By BRG75
Drinking Cups / Beakers for Cup Holders

Early accessories brochures show a thermos type flask, with beakers, which fit into the cupholders. They appear to be stainless steel, or coated in SS.

Does anyone know who made them, and if they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 08:06
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By BRG75
Good Morning David, Have you thought about...

Good Morning David,

Have you thought about Jules, who (without checking) is I think in Colwyn Bay.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2022, 17:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By BRG75
Well, well, well. The benefit of belonging...

Well, well, well.

The benefit of belonging to this club.

I should think that that is a turn up for the book.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2022, 07:43
Replies: 18
Views: 3,231
Posted By BRG75
Hi David, very interesting to see the update. ...

Hi David, very interesting to see the update.

Just for the record, your earlier (white Gold) 2.5 V6 Connoisseur; which you sold to me to make room for the midsummer car, is still going strong.
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 31st December 2021, 15:13
Replies: 58
Views: 3,333
Posted By BRG75
Yes Please, Mike & Jan (eating)

Yes Please,

Mike & Jan (eating)
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 11:00
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By BRG75
I don't think that it is running backwards. ...

I don't think that it is running backwards.

Look at it at start up, and then when it come to a halt. Both are running forwards (with respect to the cutting edge)

When at speed, it appears to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 14:56
Replies: 182
Views: 17,843
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for sharing this with us Andy, our...

Thanks for sharing this with us Andy, our thoughts are very much with you today.

Mike & Jan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2021, 07:55
Replies: 71
Views: 5,234
Posted By BRG75
Please accept my sincere condolences. May your...

Please accept my sincere condolences. May your wife RIP.

Mike.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd December 2021, 20:53
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By BRG75
Thank you Jennifer, and may Jan & I reciprocate...

Thank you Jennifer, and may Jan & I reciprocate with the Seasons' Greetings.

Thanks also for your, plus the two Steve's, continual support with restarting a social gathering, in the South East.
...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2021, 08:27
Replies: 31
Views: 690
Posted By BRG75
Hope you have a happy birthday Bob. Look...

Hope you have a happy birthday Bob.

Look forward to meeting you again in the new year; Frimley or perhaps a motor festival / rally of some sort.

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2021, 20:15
Replies: 182
Views: 17,843
Posted By BRG75
I'm very glad that you have done that. I...

I'm very glad that you have done that.

I "attended" an aunts funeral by zoom (I think) last year, which worked really well.

Jan & I will be with you, via the link, on the day.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2021, 17:33
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By BRG75
Hi Martin, Sorry to read about your...

Hi Martin,

Sorry to read about your difficulties with this.

Glad you've (temporarily) overcome them.

I will have to tackle this on the tourer for it's next MoT (September ish) so the advice...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2021, 08:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By BRG75
"What a fantastic write-up though!" Exactly...

"What a fantastic write-up though!"

Exactly what I thought Simon.

An edited version might be on my windscreen, if I manage to get to any shows this year.

My local show, Wrotham steam etc. is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2021, 12:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,999
Posted By BRG75
A good decision, I'm sure. Regards Mike

A good decision, I'm sure.

Regards

Mike
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