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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 19:52
Replies: 11,718
Views: 819,902
Posted By Dallas
I had to put my battery on charge for the first...

I had to put my battery on charge for the first time today in five years, not bad I guest considering the car doesn't get driven much, and when it does its only short journeys.

I wonder if it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 23:14
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Dallas
Hey Thanks Mat, much appreciated. ;) ...

Hey Thanks Mat, much appreciated. ;)



Lol, I didn't realise there are a few of us on here, great stuff. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 20:48
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D A dodgy geezer, or a geezer with dodgy...

Lol :D A dodgy geezer, or a geezer with dodgy cars? ;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
I found this old pic of my young self with my...

I found this old pic of my young self with my Grandad and my uncle with his 1970 MK1 Capri, as you can see, I was even into Capri's back then. I can remember the day as if it were yesterday.:D
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2020, 00:32
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By Dallas
Well done Bob, that is some millage, glad you had...

Well done Bob, that is some millage, glad you had a great day. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 23:51
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Dallas
I agree Bob. :getmecoat: Would that be me,...

I agree Bob. :getmecoat:

Would that be me, the proud owner of this beauty, which is currently sat outside getting wet, and the wind blowing up her tailpipe. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 23:29
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Dallas
February 2020

I clean forgot, I've only just noticed, February looks good. :D

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=81480&stc=1&d=1581287499
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 19:07
Replies: 621
Views: 43,197
Posted By Dallas
I again didn't take the ZT out for a run :duh: I...

I again didn't take the ZT out for a run :duh: I must try harder. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 9th February 2020, 19:02
Replies: 327
Views: 45,512
Posted By Dallas
That subframe! :eek: what an incredible...

That subframe! :eek: what an incredible transformation. :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 9th February 2020, 18:59
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Alan, Yes I think I can remember, do you...

Thanks Alan, Yes I think I can remember, do you still have your GT?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2020, 20:52
Replies: 100
Views: 4,951
Posted By Dallas
You're going to have to bite the bullet Jonty and...

You're going to have to bite the bullet Jonty and do the same, still sounds like the tensioner is at fault, will you do it yourself?
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 8th February 2020, 20:32
Replies: 327
Views: 45,512
Posted By Dallas
Awesome work Jon. ;)

Awesome work Jon. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2020, 19:31
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Funny you should mention a 3.0 S Rich, there is...

Funny you should mention a 3.0 S Rich, there is one local to me, but it needs a lot of work, so I bowed out.



Hey Robert, We all have our Hero Cars don't we, the Capri seems to be on the list...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2020, 22:38
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Do you still have your trike Andy, you got any...

Do you still have your trike Andy, you got any pics. :cool: Yes it has the 4 branch exhaust manifold, plus some sort of beefy exhaust, it sounds blooming great for a 1.6. lol



I agree Graham,...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2020, 20:09
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Time warp :eek: I've only gone back 28 years, its...

Time warp :eek: I've only gone back 28 years, its great because I feel young again. :getmecoat:
...
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2020, 00:21
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas, I had this one delivered today,...

Thanks fellas, I had this one delivered today, bought it blind, took a huge gamble considering the cost, but so far I am pleasantly surprised, its a 1.6 Laser.

She has had all rust removed and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 23:58
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By Dallas
Well! I just bought a 34 year old car today, I...

Well! I just bought a 34 year old car today, I say long live the fuel combustion engine. :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2020, 20:46
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By Dallas
Not an MG Rover.....

.......................... but a 1986 Ford Capri. :eek:

I just had to, been pining for one for ages, ever since I sold my old 1982 Capri back in the 90's.

I dont think us men ever grow up, do...
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 17:48
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Dallas
Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.

Harry, look up Pseudoaneurysm.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 17:29
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By Dallas
Crikey mate :eek: impressive stuff, busy summer....

Crikey mate :eek: impressive stuff, busy summer. ;)



I still cant believe you Chris, and you Ian are 70 years old, you both are far to active and good looking to be that age. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 17:19
Replies: 30
Views: 1,193
Posted By Dallas
The VED system will need a complete overhaul...

The VED system will need a complete overhaul before the banning of petrol and diesel vehicles. I can see a new VED taxation being phased in over the next 10 years, it will be interesting to see how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By Dallas
:eek: Incredible, nice little collection, it will...

:eek: Incredible, nice little collection, it will be interesting to see what they all fetch.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2020, 16:16
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations Ian, you'll be going abseiling...

Congratulations Ian, you'll be going abseiling next. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2020, 19:02
Replies: 100
Views: 4,951
Posted By Dallas
Hi Jonty, It certainly sounds like you have...

Hi Jonty, It certainly sounds like you have similar noisy issues as I had, also my timing belt kit had also been replaced 25,000 miles previously, that's if we can believe the previous garage had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 16:11
Replies: 81
Views: 5,588
Posted By Dallas
Oh Wow! Now you got me all excited, please let me...

Oh Wow! Now you got me all excited, please let me know if you do. I've been considering having one converted, but I doubt it would be done as good as what you would do. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 14:12
Replies: 81
Views: 5,588
Posted By Dallas
Incredible work :eek: I guess it solves the...

Incredible work :eek:

I guess it solves the problem of water in the boot. :D

FAO Gerry, So when are you converting a F/TF into electric? The design of these little gems are crying out for an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2020, 00:00
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Dallas
I agree Pete, they do seem to try a bit too hard,...

I agree Pete, they do seem to try a bit too hard, and the end result can be somewhat excessive, more than is necessary. :duh: Its still a good show to watch though, and its great to see a female with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 22:08
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Dallas
Cheers Rich, looking forward to it. ;) Has...

Cheers Rich, looking forward to it. ;)

Has anyone also watched Salvage Hunters/Classic Cars, or Goblin Works Garage?
Both programs on Quest (channel 12 freeview).
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 263
Views: 15,067
Posted By Dallas
That is good to hear Pete, part of me does wish I...

That is good to hear Pete, part of me does wish I had gone through with the embolization, I could be pain free by now. :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2020, 21:03
Replies: 263
Views: 15,067
Posted By Dallas
That's a hard call :shrug: normally a dull,...

That's a hard call :shrug: normally a dull, swelling ache is from varicoceles. You could always ask your GP to be referred for a ultrasound scan to see if you have any. Good luck.


Hi David, I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Dallas
A real time tunnel. :eek:

A real time tunnel. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 21:47
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Dallas
Ooh! very nice. :drool4:

Ooh! very nice. :drool4:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th January 2020, 16:25
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Dallas
Both looking good Bob, enjoy the sunshine. :sunny:

Both looking good Bob, enjoy the sunshine. :sunny:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 18:02
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass Bob. :party:

Congratulations on the pass Bob. :party:
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 15:35
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Dallas
50 miles away :eek: Oh Damn, shame that Paul. ...

50 miles away :eek: Oh Damn, shame that Paul.

I guess the ecp central warehouse are out of stock, just the remainders whats left in the stores, or unless some couriers won't carry, or will charge...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 12:42
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Dallas
Paints 76p

Heads Up, Hycote 150ml double acrylic Rover paints down to just 76p @eurocarparts using code MID60.

HERE......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2020, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By Dallas
When selling a car, folk need to take a more...

When selling a car, folk need to take a more professional approach, not get so emotionally attached on what the car is worth. Giving options on how the car is to be sold regarding its value and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 21:44
Replies: 151,009
Views: 4,682,873
Posted By Dallas
All that needs is some chips Andy. :D

All that needs is some chips Andy. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 19:44
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By Dallas
What upgrades are we talking about? Depends...

What upgrades are we talking about?

Depends on the buyer I guess, as some people prefer their cars to be left standard, and if that means the car can be purchased at a lower price, then quids in I...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 19:17
Replies: 230
Views: 17,693
Posted By Dallas
:birthday2::party: 18 years ago today this...

:birthday2::party:

18 years ago today this old girl rolled off the production line, and to celebrate she did what she does best! ;)
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 12:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,687
Posted By Dallas
That is wonderful news Dave, really pleased for...

That is wonderful news Dave, really pleased for you all, positive thoughts for many more smiles to come. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2020, 14:37
Replies: 11,718
Views: 819,902
Posted By Dallas
Having no heat in the cabin is certainly not much...

Having no heat in the cabin is certainly not much fun in this cold weather is it Bri, my left side vent still blows cold air. :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2020, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Dallas
Bangers and Cash

I'm watching this on the Yesterday channel, it has to be one of the best programs currently on TV, I'm looking forward to the new series. :}

Another great program which is also on the Yesterday...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 16:44
Replies: 230
Views: 17,693
Posted By Dallas
First run of the new year in the ZT and just had...

First run of the new year in the ZT and just had to grab this pic.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595e1b337bbc263.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 10:33
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Dallas
Agree, looking forward to those warm summer ...

Agree, looking forward to those warm summer evenings Clive, but I reckon we will have to wade through the snow before BST. :lipsrsealed:
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 18:38
Replies: 230
Views: 17,693
Posted By Dallas
Some top down country road fun, its a bit chilly,...

Some top down country road fun, its a bit chilly, even with these hats. :laugh:

Happy New Year to you all. :xmas-smiley-008:
...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 18:43
Replies: 32
Views: 1,436
Posted By Dallas
I didn't realise how rural the Bournemouth and...

I didn't realise how rural the Bournemouth and Poole areas are when compared to Southampton, I feel that I've stepped into the future when visited Southampton, the city seems so much more advanced...
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 19:20
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas Andy & Debs. Best wishes from...

Merry Christmas Andy & Debs.
Best wishes from the Dallas family. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 19:19
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas Roy & Debs. Best wishes from...

Merry Christmas Roy & Debs.
Best wishes from the Dallas family. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 18:06
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Dallas
A very Merry Chris-mas Chris, eat drink and be...

A very Merry Chris-mas Chris, eat drink and be merry, wish you and yours the best for 2020. :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 15:46
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas to all who work hard keeping the...

Merry Christmas to all who work hard keeping the wheels turning, rather you than me. :icon_lol:

All the best for 2020. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 13:51
Replies: 151,009
Views: 4,682,873
Posted By Dallas
Merry Christmas everyone, eat drink and be merry,...

Merry Christmas everyone, eat drink and be merry, wish you all the best for 2020. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2019, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Dallas
I still have 3 units spare sitting in the...

I still have 3 units spare sitting in the cupboard myself John, too much of a bargain to get rid. I wanted to install one in the TF, but the dash is an absolute nightmare to house a DD, so I bought...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 20:21
Replies: 16
Views: 731
Posted By Dallas
I'm yet to experience such magic with my urology...

I'm yet to experience such magic with my urology team Pete. :icon_rolleyes:


@Harry, Good luck Harry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2019, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Dallas
I've had mine 3 years now John, still going...

I've had mine 3 years now John, still going strong, never had any issues.

Been out of stock for awhile now. :shocked:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2019, 19:51
Replies: 11,718
Views: 819,902
Posted By Dallas
I know what you mean Mark... The wife and I took...

I know what you mean Mark... The wife and I took the ZT and TF out quite a bit this year during the summer months, and pretty much every time we stopped off somewhere, albeit a shop or pub, both cars...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2019, 21:12
Replies: 11,718
Views: 819,902
Posted By Dallas
Took her out for a quick spin today, she's been...

Took her out for a quick spin today, she's been stood 4 weeks in this cold wind and rain, but she soon sprang into life with just one turn of the key. :xmas-smiley-008:

I don't reckon I will ever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 15:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,397
Posted By Dallas
Calendar arrived this morning, cheers Bob....

Calendar arrived this morning, cheers Bob. :xmas-smiley-008:

The cars look great, superb photos.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 16:50
Replies: 20
Views: 2,397
Posted By Dallas
The calendar looks great guys. :xmas-smiley-007: ...

The calendar looks great guys. :xmas-smiley-007:

Bought, paid and email sent. :xmas-smiley-008:

I see February is going to be a good month. :laugh:
Forum: Photography Corner 2nd December 2019, 15:12
Replies: 287
Views: 22,294
Posted By Dallas
Lol :laugh: She has had one every year, come...

Lol :laugh:

She has had one every year, come xmas morning she will be at the tree pawing at her presents. :icon_lol:

Must include the animals, they love it just the same.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2019, 13:35
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas ;) Flame red, solar red...

Thanks fellas ;)

Flame red, solar red :shrug: they look the same from 10ft away. :D
Forum: Photography Corner 1st December 2019, 13:26
Replies: 287
Views: 22,294
Posted By Dallas
:xmas-smiley-032::xmas-smiley-037::xmas-smiley-032...

:xmas-smiley-032::xmas-smiley-037::xmas-smiley-032:

Its that wonderful time of year again, the countdown begins.

Don't forget the animals. :icon_smile:
...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 23:30
Replies: 38
Views: 1,687
Posted By Dallas
Really sorry to hear about this Dave, best wishes...

Really sorry to hear about this Dave, best wishes to you all.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 23:05
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Dallas
Another good idea Andy, I wish we had something...

Another good idea Andy, I wish we had something like that.

The boxes that we have left are working and in use, all the others that have been removed are in peoples gardens used as ornaments.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 22:42
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Dallas
What two great ideas Bob. :D So many could...

What two great ideas Bob. :D

So many could have been saved already. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 19:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dallas
If it were me, I would go to a different petrol...

If it were me, I would go to a different petrol station and use a different ron fuel, and then use a different MOT test station. :eek: You never know???
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 18:44
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By Dallas
We have one just down the road, I'm waiting for...

We have one just down the road, I'm waiting for it to come available so I can put it in our garden. ;)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595b3d3c4311799.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 15:47
Replies: 263
Views: 15,067
Posted By Dallas
Hey thanks guys. ;) Its taken a very long...

Hey thanks guys. ;)

Its taken a very long time to get to this stage, years of appointments and an absolute fight to get them to do something, and they still don't know for sure if the varicocele...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th November 2019, 12:59
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dallas
Yes Chris, battery connected all the time,...

Yes Chris, battery connected all the time, outside in all weathers, no garage.

You can give them my registration and they can check my MOT's. ;)
Forum: V8 Forum 28th November 2019, 12:43
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dallas
Chris, My ZT only done 371 miles between 2017 to...

Chris, My ZT only done 371 miles between 2017 to 2018 MOT, and still my battery never went flat.
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 09:02
Replies: 263
Views: 15,067
Posted By Dallas
I reckon I'm going to chicken out Clive....

I reckon I'm going to chicken out Clive. :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2019, 19:46
Replies: 263
Views: 15,067
Posted By Dallas
Hey fellas, anyone want to talk about their...

Hey fellas, anyone want to talk about their balls. :getmecoat:

I'm due to have a varicocele embolization procedure done next week, and I done the stupid thing as to google what' s involved. :duh:...
Forum: V8 Forum 24th November 2019, 19:51
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dallas
Hey Chris, Have you performed a parasitic drain...

Hey Chris, Have you performed a parasitic drain test?

My ZT can sit for weeks without the battery going flat, one turn of the key and she springs into life, its a Pavilion battery that is easily 5...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 21st November 2019, 13:21
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By Dallas
Oh go on then, not that I'm excited or anything,...

Oh go on then, not that I'm excited or anything, but can next July please hurry up and get here :D I will start getting the cars ready now. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2019, 19:48
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Dave, she is up for sale now, I'm...

Thanks Dave, she is up for sale now, I'm reverting back to plan A. ;)



Thanks for the links Neil.

These past few weeks I regret missing out on two particular B's that ticked all the boxes,...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2019, 23:11
Replies: 32
Views: 2,400
Posted By Dallas
Hey Chris, I remember telling you about the...

Hey Chris, I remember telling you about the Maplin solar charger I once had, it was discharging my battery through the panel, had a faulty diode.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 14:33
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;) ...

There's just enough room for a little doggy. ;)
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 16:56
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks all. ;) I'm beginning to not like the...

Thanks all. ;)

I'm beginning to not like the bright orange colour, the paintwork isn't the best, its been badly resprayed, paint is flat and peeling in places. There is quite a bit of work to get...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 23:14
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
I cant believe how wonderful a noise the doors...

I cant believe how wonderful a noise the doors make when you close them, the sound is so unique, pure heavy metal quality at its best lol. The tailgate is incredibly heavy, the sound closer is pure...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2019, 19:40
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Call me eccentric. lol :D :getmecoat: She...

Call me eccentric. lol :D :getmecoat:

She needs some chrome bumpers.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595dcdcca9702f2.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 21:45
Replies: 78
Views: 8,295
Posted By Dallas
Super stuff Rick, the NEC photo looks awesome. ;)

Super stuff Rick, the NEC photo looks awesome. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 20:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas. :D I've had a better look at...

Thanks fellas. :D

I've had a better look at her today, she certainly has some bodywork issues, looks good at 20ft, just don't go any closer. lol She's had a very bad respray at some point, and...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2019, 00:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
A long way to go to get her looking like this...

A long way to go to get her looking like this one. :eek: Once I saw this black beauty at Beaulieu, I just had to get one. lol
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Dallas
Does it have the talking dash?

Does it have the talking dash?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2019, 23:02
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass. :party:

Congratulations on the pass. :party:
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 22:57
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
£75 for the insurance :eek: oh go on then. :D ...

£75 for the insurance :eek: oh go on then. :D

Can it get any cheaper?
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 21:37
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
AMAZING! :eek: That's the tax done, historic...

AMAZING! :eek:

That's the tax done, historic vehicle = £0.00 for 12 months. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 21:02
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks fellas. ;) The failure on rust is...

Thanks fellas. ;)

The failure on rust is just rear wheel arch end of sill, seems only a small area. I've just been under the car with a torch, seems she has a brand new shiny petrol tank, bonus....
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 20:21
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Roll on next summer, you just cant do much...

Roll on next summer, you just cant do much through the cold winter months, not without a nice warm spacious garage.

The old girl has come with 3 folders of paperwork, even a parts catalog, seems...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 19:36
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Great photo Bob. ;) Well! its here, talk...

Great photo Bob. ;)

Well! its here, talk about a step back in time, even though its a 1978, the overall design certainly does feel 60's. The brakes work, only just... better than the Capri I...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 13:33
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Cant take any yet Bob, it isn't here yet. ;)

Cant take any yet Bob, it isn't here yet. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 13:19
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Update! If all goes to plan, I have a 1978 MG BGT...

Update! If all goes to plan, I have a 1978 MG BGT that is being delivered to me this afternoon, call me mad as I've bought it blind. :eek:

I've not blown the budget, bought her at a good price, so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,409
Posted By Dallas
What a super car, and a super wife you have,...

What a super car, and a super wife you have, congratulations. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 19:38
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck Less :eek: you're brave using a...

Blooming heck Less :eek: you're brave using a pressure washer on solar red paint. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 11:00
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Dallas
I was referring to the Pavilion brand battery...

I was referring to the Pavilion brand battery Steve, for a car that don't get driven much, the battery has never died, been through five winters so far. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Dallas
Good luck for the MOT today Ian. ;)

Good luck for the MOT today Ian. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 09:44
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Dallas
I've had a Pavilion car battery on my ZT for the...

I've had a Pavilion car battery on my ZT for the past 5 years, the ZT only gets driven once in awhile, can sit for weeks without even being started, and then she only goes on short journeys.

The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 19:29
Replies: 44
Views: 3,034
Posted By Dallas
OMG! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Now! that's what I...

OMG! :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Now! that's what I call an engine. :drool4::drool4::drool4::drool4::drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 22:27
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Yep! I reckon you're right Ian, that is what...

Yep! I reckon you're right Ian, that is what Tracey keeps telling me. :D

Motorbike next. lol
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 21:58
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Oh wow! the Capri and the B are stunning....

Oh wow! the Capri and the B are stunning. :drool4:

The Capri I looked at this evening was also white, white with a red interior, it was a 1978 MK3. :drool4:

I couldn't sleep last night for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 21:37
Replies: 44
Views: 3,034
Posted By Dallas
Well done lads, the cars look stunning. :drool4: ...

Well done lads, the cars look stunning. :drool4:

I will look forward to more photos over the weekend. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 21:28
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks lads. ;) Well! The MGB nearly turned...

Thanks lads. ;)

Well! The MGB nearly turned out to be a Ford Capri :eek:

I have just literally got back home from looking at a 1978 Ford Capri with a gorgeous 70's red interior, it was only a...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 287
Views: 22,294
Posted By Dallas
I know what you mean Andy, our little one has to...

I know what you mean Andy, our little one has to wear one of those lampshade contraptions from time to time, stops her from licking her bits sore.

It looks like she has some allergies which...
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 23:29
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Lol Paul, that must be why I own a TF. ;)

Lol Paul, that must be why I own a TF. ;)
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 23:02
Replies: 287
Views: 22,294
Posted By Dallas
Arh bless, get well soon... Its not nice when...

Arh bless, get well soon... Its not nice when they are poorly.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 22:51
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
I hope you are right Bob, I just need to find the...

I hope you are right Bob, I just need to find the right one, otherwise its plan B... LOL, or should I say plan C.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2019, 21:16
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
You just may well be correct, I'm beginning to...

You just may well be correct, I'm beginning to share your views, why the prices of these things are on the rise is beyond me. They look the part, but driving one is another matter, someone remind me...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th November 2019, 21:05
Replies: 287
Views: 22,294
Posted By Dallas
9 years old today, she just had to make a mess...

9 years old today, she just had to make a mess didn't she... :duh:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 11:51
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By Dallas
Always a good feeling, congratulations. :party:

Always a good feeling, congratulations. :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2019, 20:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,506
Posted By Dallas
Its the shiny show :D looks great Rick. ;)

Its the shiny show :D looks great Rick. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 20:15
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for the write up, I love the fact that you...

Thanks for the write up, I love the fact that you have kept it all this time, certainly makes the car very special, well done. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 22:17
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
I agree. ;) Does anyone know why MG decided...

I agree. ;)

Does anyone know why MG decided to put the silly huge black rubber bumpers on such a lovely classic shaped car, what were they thinking? :shrug:

Sorry to the black bumper lovers....
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 21:07
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Superb picture Bob, or should I say Daniel...

Superb picture Bob, or should I say Daniel O'Donnell. :D :getmecoat:

Don't they grow up fast Bob, 16 years goes by with a blink of an eye, and that car is a thing of beauty, I bet you wish you had...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd November 2019, 21:09
Replies: 36
Views: 3,439
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck Dave, why go do something like...

Blooming heck Dave, why go do something like that, you should have reached out sooner. If you wasn't so far away I would come round and give you a slap myself. ;)
Forum: Events and Meets 3rd November 2019, 16:50
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By Dallas
It was great to catch up with you all today, what...

It was great to catch up with you all today, what a nice bunch of friendly folk you lot are :D even the sun came out and joined in on the fun. :sunny:

Thanks Ian and Jan for arranging the venue,...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2019, 22:40
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Yep! I agree, the GT looks more stylish, and I...

Yep! I agree, the GT looks more stylish, and I guess the Roadster is more fun, but if you get a GT with a Webasto roof, its fun, fun, fun all the way. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2019, 22:15
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
That has everything I want in a B, its red,...

That has everything I want in a B, its red, chrome bumper model, also a chrome grill, wire wheels and also has the front scoop valance. :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2019, 18:26
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass. :party:

Congratulations on the pass. :party:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2019, 17:13
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated. ...

Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated.

I think I'm in agreement with the Midget being too small, you do feel very vulnerable when sat in one, the B's aren't any better really, but I do luv...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2019, 00:13
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Alan, much appreciated. :}

Thanks Alan, much appreciated. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2019, 00:06
Replies: 402
Views: 16,709
Posted By Dallas
Lol Brilliant clip :D I see a young fresh...

Lol Brilliant clip :D

I see a young fresh robotic Jeremy Clarkson sporting a very posh BBC voice, all that BS spillage seems to have roughened his vocal cords a wee bet during these past 28...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Dallas
I have come across cars to have failed their...

I have come across cars to have failed their previous MOT, and the adverts will state the vehicle is tax and MOT exempt. :shrug:

So does this mean the car is still exempt just because its 40+...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 23:14
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
I totally agree with you Bob, that is what I am...

I totally agree with you Bob, that is what I am after. I'm really not a fan of the black rubber bumper, so if I end up with one, its a chrome bumper conversion for sure.

The wife and I looked at...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 22:28
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Dallas
MOT Exemption

I have a question for you all...

Does anyone know much about how the MOT's work on tax and mot exempt cars?

I've seen adverts for 40+ year old cars of which have failed their previous MOT,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 22:09
Replies: 85
Views: 3,032
Posted By Dallas
MGB or MG Midget?

I'm in the market for either an MG BGT or a Midget, but cant decide. :shrug:

Does anyone have any recommendations to either model or year, or even own one that can advise what problems to look...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2019, 21:39
Replies: 16
Views: 747
Posted By Dallas
I will have the MGB's, I wounder what they will...

I will have the MGB's, I wounder what they will fetch?

I was at my local classic car auction last week, there was some old bangers down there fetching a small fortune. :eek:
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 25th October 2019, 21:30
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By Dallas
What one did you get?

What one did you get?
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2019, 21:15
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass fellas. :party:

Congratulations on the pass fellas. :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 20:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Dallas
Could it be a blocked oil cooler steve?

Could it be a blocked oil cooler steve?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 19:24
Replies: 29
Views: 2,167
Posted By Dallas
Incredible :eek: great stuff. ;)

Incredible :eek: great stuff. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2019, 12:54
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Dallas
Its the retail price of the aluminium-air battery...

Its the retail price of the aluminium-air battery to be sold to the general public that's the problem, its too expensive.

If we take the average family annual mileage of around 6,000 miles, one...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 19:46
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Dallas
Doesn't it cost about 5p per mile to run a bottom...

Doesn't it cost about 5p per mile to run a bottom of the range Tesla, so 120,000 miles would cost £6,000, that is still cheaper than £400,000 for 80 battery changes.

Plus there is the cost of...
Forum: Humour Corner 23rd October 2019, 19:13
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By Dallas
Lol :eek: The only time I buy a newspaper is...

Lol :eek:

The only time I buy a newspaper is when I'm painting or spraying, use it for masking up. :getmecoat:

Digital media, no paper content, how will will recall history if someone pulls the...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 18:37
Replies: 27
Views: 917
Posted By Dallas
I've only just seen this Neil, glad you are on...

I've only just seen this Neil, glad you are on the mend. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 18:35
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Dallas
If a Tesla battery costs £30,000 and has a...

If a Tesla battery costs £30,000 and has a lifespan of 8 years or 120,000 mile guarantee range, and a Trevor Jackon battery costs £5,000 and will need changing every 1,500 miles, you will need to...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 16:55
Replies: 18
Views: 883
Posted By Dallas
Incredible :eek: why has this not reached the TV...

Incredible :eek: why has this not reached the TV news channels, or has it?

The guy has perfected an electrolyte safe enough to drink, only he and his lawyers know the secret liquid formula, how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 08:44
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
In that case, why the hell Brian started this...

In that case, why the hell Brian started this thread is beyond me, only he can answer that. Maybe it was due to the US$1.00 - US$25.00 / Pieces | 5 Piece/Pieces (Min. Order) that first attracted his...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 22:28
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
I think Brian started this thread in favour of...

I think Brian started this thread in favour of the photo on Alibaba showing the correct positioned cup, and the incredibly low price of $1.00 - $25.00/ 5 piece min order.

As I understand it, Matt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 22:13
Replies: 42
Views: 2,365
Posted By Dallas
Particularly aimed outside school gates where the...

Particularly aimed outside school gates where the children are breathing in the toxic air, the next importance would be taxi ranks, shops as you say.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 22:04
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
Same photo by the looks of things Sherlock, also...

Same photo by the looks of things Sherlock, also two of the other photos are the same.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 21:42
Replies: 42
Views: 2,365
Posted By Dallas
I can see why this law is difficult to enforce,...

I can see why this law is difficult to enforce, that's most probably why they want to handover the responsibility to the general public, get us all to do the leg work for them. :duh:

The enforcers...
Forum: Events and Meets 22nd October 2019, 21:31
Replies: 46
Views: 2,918
Posted By Dallas
Hey Ian, if we can get Chris with his T4 to come,...

Hey Ian, if we can get Chris with his T4 to come, I'm sure this may persuade more members to attend. :D

Sorry Chris, I don't mean to pimp you out. :getmecoat: ;)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass Rev. :party:

Congratulations on the pass Rev. :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 21:03
Replies: 42
Views: 2,365
Posted By Dallas
I myself never knew of such law even existed up...

I myself never knew of such law even existed up until this evening, so as from tomorrow I will make sure I don't override/turn off the Stop/Start feature that's in our daily driver. Sometimes I tend...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 18:35
Replies: 42
Views: 2,365
Posted By Dallas
Idling drivers higher fines

Just seen this on TV...

I didn't even know this fine existed :duh:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/idling-drivers-could-face-higher-fines-under-new-government-crackdown

Also...

Earn...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 17:59
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
£2,899.71 is for 25x sets (£115.99 per set). ...

£2,899.71 is for 25x sets (£115.99 per set).

Shipping is £231.98 by sea, not including duty or tax, these fee's should calculate at roughly £765 if I have my sums correct. This gives us a £3,900...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 16:56
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
Willy, I will have to check if shipping insurance...

Willy, I will have to check if shipping insurance was included or not.

We are looking at a landing price of roughly £3,900 for 25x sets. I hate paying the asking price for anything, so I'm sure...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 09:54
Replies: 151,009
Views: 4,682,873
Posted By Dallas
Morning all. :} I'm thankful the weather has...

Morning all. :}

I'm thankful the weather has been calm these past few days, as my daughter had her 18th birthday bash at the weekend, so I got the marquee out, and now its time to pack it all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 09:20
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
Jeff Chang2019-10-22 08:31 RGG104962/RGG104972...

Jeff Chang2019-10-22 08:31
RGG104962/RGG104972 cost in china only original parts USD150 one set, 25 set cost USD3750(EXW cost), freight by sea from china to UK need USD300(don't including import...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 08:30
Replies: 57
Views: 3,711
Posted By Dallas
I'm currently on live chat, currently waiting...

I'm currently on live chat, currently waiting price for 25 sets.

Jeff Chang2019-10-22 02:04
yes,all mg rover parts we can supply

Jeff Chang2019-10-22 08:18
it is heavy,only delivery by...
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