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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2021, 22:27
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
My son took the ZT (and myself) on little trip to...

My son took the ZT (and myself) on little trip to the south east today for a little upgrade...

https://i.imgur.com/m6FhLAv.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2021, 17:21
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Not exactly what I did with my ZT.......but...

Not exactly what I did with my ZT.......but placed a cheeky little bid on someone else's ZT 190+ on the bay of E.....

And I can't even drive the cars I've got at the moment....I must be mad.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 2nd July 2021, 17:05
Replies: 0
Views: 580
Posted By Slaya
Blue Thunder!

My previous ZT, now owned by my son - So, still in the family!

Quick wash before it's next wash...at the weekend no doubt, ready to go in for a steering pump early next week. Then off to Rick-Sta...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 20:58
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Slaya
My 20 year old son is introducing a younger...

My 20 year old son is introducing a younger audience to the charms of the ZT.

They have all been impressed by it when they see it and more so when they have a ride in it.

Even his new work...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 22:58
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Slaya
My old ZT turned up on Flickr

While doing a bit of Googling earlier, I started putting my old and current car reg numbers in out of curiosity.

Low and behold my previous ZT turned up!
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
My son has been quoted £1500 to spray the rest of...

My son has been quoted £1500 to spray the rest of the car - bonnet, front/rear bumpers, front wings, 4 doors, sills and rear quarters.

Bonnet will be next as that is currently the worst panel.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 17:55
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
The roof finishers are original, not sprayed. ...

The roof finishers are original, not sprayed. The bodyshop left the trim in place round the windows (which funnily enough started leaking through lockdown after years of being fine). They got a bit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 20:25
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
Here are a couple more pics showing the roof and...

Here are a couple more pics showing the roof and boot lid/spoiler after a rinse off.

Paint on passenger side was the original. Not too bad a match.

https://i.imgur.com/g8piipK.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 14:57
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
My son got the ZT back this afternoon. They...

My son got the ZT back this afternoon.

They couldn't match the colour on the car 100% as the current paint on the car is less metallic (it has been sprayed in it's past life)

It looks a whole...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 12:49
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Slaya
My ZT 160 bite point was just before the half way...

My ZT 160 bite point was just before the half way point.

A 190 ZTT courtesy car I borrowed a couple of years ago had a low bite point about an inch or so off the floor (once I had pumped the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 12:39
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
The car is being picked up today, should be here...

The car is being picked up today, should be here around 1:30pm-2:00pm.

Fingers crossed for a good result....was a bit worrying when my lad phoned them last week to ask if it was ready and they had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 18:58
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Slaya
Can't praise Lates highly enough, he did my ZT...

Can't praise Lates highly enough, he did my ZT clutch last year (plus all previous work/servicing on my ZTs), took him and Pete around 2 and a quarter hours including a coffee break.


I even gave...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 18:46
Replies: 12
Views: 986
Posted By Slaya
ZT gone in for some new paint

My ex-ZT has finally gone in for some new paint.


My son has taken it to Autoworx in Cov - fingers crossed they will do a good job on the flaking roof/boot/spoiler.


Also getting the wheels...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 23:29
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Got a puncture repaired on a tyre that was...

Got a puncture repaired on a tyre that was replaced on Friday due to another puncture...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 15:06
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Replaced a broken rear window regulator in my...

Replaced a broken rear window regulator in my Ex-ZT...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 00:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Slaya
Subscribed!

Subscribed!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 00:16
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Duct taped the rear window in place, as it...

Duct taped the rear window in place, as it decided to drop tonight when my son dropped the car round to park up on the drive after getting a puncture earlier this evening...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 16:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,361
Posted By Slaya
Interesting thread - I started building an MG ZT...

Interesting thread - I started building an MG ZT in Blender 3d (free software) a couple of years ago (as I have a huge interest in 3d modelling, but I'm not very skilled).

Got as far as the bonnet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 23:56
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Let my 20 year old son drive it for the first...

Let my 20 year old son drive it for the first time. He bought 2 hours of insurance and took it for a spin.

And now I don't have a ZT.

....But not because he trashed it, because he says its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 00:16
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By Slaya
Ordered! Thanks for the link :}

Ordered! Thanks for the link :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 19:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By Slaya
Love a good Hubnut video myself. I think...

Love a good Hubnut video myself.

I think it's his fault I'm running about in an £800 mini...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2020, 20:34
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By Slaya
I call the ZT Blue Thunder due to the exhaust...

I call the ZT Blue Thunder due to the exhaust noise...

My wife calls my mini the Noddy Car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2020, 19:56
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Started rubbing down my peeling clearcoat on the...

Started rubbing down my peeling clearcoat on the rear quarter panel.

And as the weather may not be great for long decided to go for the spraying too, so out with the rattle cans...not good in high...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2020, 19:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By Slaya
Welcome to Rover ownership Alex - they are great...

Welcome to Rover ownership Alex - they are great cars.

When my son was 17 he got insurance quotes on a 75 and they were nearly £4000.

Now he's 19 the 75 quotes are £1800 and a V6 ZT 160 at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 22:35
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Evicted a couple a large Cellar Spiders that had...

Evicted a couple a large Cellar Spiders that had decided to make a home under the bonnet as the car hasn't moved for a few weeks...

Quick wash down...getting ready to take the plunge and try a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 19:42
Replies: 30
Views: 3,392
Posted By Slaya
Subscribed also :) My 19yr old son really...

Subscribed also :)

My 19yr old son really wanted an MG but the silly insurance costs prevented him (£3500 for a ZR, £5000 for a ZT and somewhere in between for a ZS)...so he is now on his 2nd Mini...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2020, 21:16
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Admired the layer of dust building up on the car...

Admired the layer of dust building up on the car and the scratches my neighbour caused when covering the car to 'protect it' from paint....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2020, 21:05
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Slaya
Congratulations on the pass!

Congratulations on the pass!
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 17:41
Replies: 70
Views: 6,729
Posted By Slaya
Still working here, as I work for a private...

Still working here, as I work for a private medical company and we do NHS scanning work.


Only 6 of us left in the office, so no doubt will be working from home once the critical jobs have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 11:15
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Slaya
Congrats on the pass.

Congrats on the pass.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 10:22
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By Slaya
Hi, I use an ELM327 bluetooth reader...

Hi,


I use an ELM327 bluetooth reader (about £6-10 on ebay). And the Torque app on my phone and Xtrons head unit.


Have used it to diagnose faults on our Corsa and my sons mini too. Very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2020, 19:29
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Washed and almost waxed this evening - abandoned...

Washed and almost waxed this evening - abandoned due to sudden downpour...sick of this rain!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 22:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,706
Posted By Slaya
My son was almost 2 when he first started showing...

My son was almost 2 when he first started showing signs of being a Rover fan (my dad had a Rover 214sei and my son loved it) - he was sat on his grandad's lap at 2 years old trying to steer the Rover...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2020, 19:29
Replies: 17
Views: 2,134
Posted By Slaya
Looks great - what is the colour match like in...

Looks great - what is the colour match like in the flesh? Need bits of mine doing, but worried about colour not matching as it would drive me mad!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2020, 19:20
Replies: 24
Views: 4,521
Posted By Slaya
My lad is 18 - he would love an MG if the...

My lad is 18 - he would love an MG if the insurance wasn't so ridiculous, he has always loved the MG/Rover badge since he was tiny.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Slaya
.....passed! No advisories - phew. Airbag...

.....passed! No advisories - phew.


Airbag light behaved itself :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 10:31
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By Slaya
MoT due in an hour...

Crossing fingers for my MoT @ 11:30.....and hoping my airbag light stays off!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 10:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Slaya
I'm with esure.

I'm with esure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 08:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Slaya
I was surprised by my auto renewal price this...

I was surprised by my auto renewal price this year - actually cheaper than last year at £208 including mods (190 brake mod brought price down) with esure.


Only £4 more than a brand new quote. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2020, 08:37
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Slaya
Thanks for the replies all - part number very...

Thanks for the replies all - part number very useful :)


I can only assume a screwdriver had been used in the past as MGJohn suggested, in one of it's many bleeding sessions last year, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 20:14
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Slaya
Coolant Bleed Screw

Hi,


Does anyone have or know where there is a coolant bleed screw available (besides Rimmers - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PCH119301)? Online searches have not returned anything useful.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 14:41
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
I'm using Waze (with stereo tethered to my phone...

I'm using Waze (with stereo tethered to my phone for data - otherwise it seems to crash a lot), Google Maps is ok, but again needs a good data connection to work well - but usually hangs at a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 14:21
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By Slaya
Mine did this - just went overnight while the car...

Mine did this - just went overnight while the car was sat on the drive...


My lugs had broken, glueing them work briefly but fell out again - in the end I bought some Sugru mouldable glue and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th February 2020, 14:10
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Finally found why my washer jets were just...

Finally found why my washer jets were just dribbling - non-return valve had turned into a no-flow valve...


Pulled the innards of the valve out and now have working jets, until my new valve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 17:58
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Replaced the leaking screen washer pump. Hoped it...

Replaced the leaking screen washer pump. Hoped it would solve poor pressure issue I had.



Now have no leak, but no pressure to jets either, just dribbles of water onto bonnet with occasional...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd February 2020, 18:21
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By Slaya
Spotted same car at Lates place today, in to have...

Spotted same car at Lates place today, in to have a steering pump fitted, while I was finding out that mine also needs a new pump...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 15:01
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Failed 3 speed fan (slow speed failed) replaced...

Failed 3 speed fan (slow speed failed) replaced with 2 speed today along with suspect themostat - In the hope of keeping the temps lower in traffic.


So old fan cut in at 96/97, car kept to about...
Forum: Was it you? 12th February 2020, 21:02
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By Slaya
Silver Mk1 R75, Coventry

11th February @ around 16:30

Scotts Lane, Coventry


Very nice silver R75 mk1 saloon, seemed to be well looked after.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2020, 20:38
Replies: 20
Views: 2,764
Posted By Slaya
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ofBkjQHUEeM/Wcu0j58-gvI...

https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ofBkjQHUEeM/Wcu0j58-gvI/AAAAAAAAy2A/lIPywZO_SDcaeGLsyStm97mPo5XC8803ACLcBGAs/s1600/silkie-chickens--30013.jpg


I'm sure you could make a steering wheel cover out of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2020, 20:16
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Exhaust repaired - a piece of mild steel pipe...

Exhaust repaired - a piece of mild steel pipe joining the stainless backbox to the original centre pipe had rusted badly, leaving the back box bouncing around, though still hanging on - on the upside...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 21:53
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
The fitting was very quick....15 mins for two...

The fitting was very quick....15 mins for two tyres, and balancing - including some time taking photos of the car and appeared to be posting online...watched him on my CCTV.


The wheels don't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2020, 18:22
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Tyres

As I type, the ZT is having some new boots on the front.....hoping the Tyres-on-the-drive guy knows what he is doing - doesn't seem to be the brightest spark...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2020, 16:45
Replies: 794
Views: 85,675
Posted By Slaya
Also suffered acid reflux today, didn't fix my...

Also suffered acid reflux today, didn't fix my thermostat, wobbly exhaust, steering pump/belt, or repaint my roof.


Looked at ZTs and ZSs on Autotrader/Ebay instead...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Slaya
Hi, I'll get Lates to have a look when it...

Hi,


I'll get Lates to have a look when it goes in for thermostat.


Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 15:59
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Slaya
Hi, Yes, checked fluid, level ok.

Hi,


Yes, checked fluid, level ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 12:11
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Slaya
Whining/Whirring noise on turning wheel

Hi all,


I've been noticing a whine while driving for a while now - it is mostly noticeable when going round roundabouts.


Today while looking for a coolant leak with the engine running, I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2020, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,421
Posted By Slaya
My Trophy Blue ZT has clearcoat issues on the...

My Trophy Blue ZT has clearcoat issues on the roof, started as small dull patch and is spreading all over as the weeks tick by, possibly from a previous cheap repair job...


Looks a mess but I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2020, 20:29
Replies: 34
Views: 3,841
Posted By Slaya
Glad I saw this post, several ordered - will be...

Glad I saw this post, several ordered - will be needing some of this very soon.


Hopefully this lot will stay in the car and not end up on the A429 like my last lot..!
Forum: Was it you? 7th January 2020, 20:16
Replies: 0
Views: 607
Posted By Slaya
R75 Mk1 Dark Green, Warwick

Rover 75 Dark Green (I think - colourblind...)


Reg AX04 ??? coming past Warwick Castle at 15:45 today.
Very nice condition, rear passenger tail light out.


Plus an 04 plate light metallic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2019, 18:14
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Found coolant in my V again :icon_eek: ...

Found coolant in my V again :icon_eek:


Looks like thermostat number 4 might be coming soon....now to decide whether I go for new belts and water pump while it's going to be in bits....oh and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2019, 18:08
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Slaya
I still do the same, especially after a good wash...

I still do the same, especially after a good wash and wax.


Still get people stopping as they walk past to admire the ZT when I'm out cleaning it.


Just last weekend a lady stopped to admire...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 18:12
Replies: 18
Views: 2,650
Posted By Slaya
My son has just bought a 2008 Mini... The...

My son has just bought a 2008 Mini...


The list of problems reported on the various models is quite long, and my son appears to have bought a car that has suffered (and still sufferring) from all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 18:01
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Slaya
I agree with above - also have to angle the water...

I agree with above - also have to angle the water so it's not directly hitting the surface - I took the paint off one of my poorly resprayed MG6 alloys by getting too close (slight chip in paint and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,235
Posted By Slaya
Hi, I use a Karcher K2 compact (110 bar)....

Hi,


I use a Karcher K2 compact (110 bar).


Great for cleaning the car (also bought extension hose and snow foam gun accessories). More than enough power for this.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 17:06
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Pressure washed the paint off my sill trim after...

Pressure washed the paint off my sill trim after a piece had chipped of a few months ago...


Chrome one side, unmarked blue the on other...but guess you can't see both sides at once so will stay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2019, 19:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,474
Posted By Slaya
Mot £40 Insurance £207 Tax £305/£310 can't...

Mot £40
Insurance £207
Tax £305/£310 can't remember
Clutch £480
Service £150ish
Oil cooler pipes £30
OAT £50
Wax £45
Snow foam £14
Microfibre cloths £30
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2019, 19:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,914
Posted By Slaya
I have a metal slave from DMGRS on my ZT, as...

I have a metal slave from DMGRS on my ZT, as recommended and fitted by Lates.

Only been on a few months and a couple of thousand miles though. No problems so far.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2019, 18:28
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By Slaya
Banana Wannabe?

Just browsing the bay for TFs and noticed this:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 13:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By Slaya
Love the Hubnut channel :)

Love the Hubnut channel :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 13:21
Replies: 49
Views: 2,929
Posted By Slaya
Hi Richard, Hope you enjoy your ZT as...

Hi Richard,


Hope you enjoy your ZT as much as I've enjoyed my two over the years.


You've joined the right forum - The help and advice on here is top notch.


Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 13:05
Replies: 45
Views: 4,013
Posted By Slaya
I use my V6 ZT as a daily driver - about 30miles...

I use my V6 ZT as a daily driver - about 30miles a day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 19:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,525
Posted By Slaya
Mk1 for me. Although the Mk2 front has grown on...

Mk1 for me. Although the Mk2 front has grown on me lately.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 19:11
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Nudged the odometer over the 100,000miles mark...

Nudged the odometer over the 100,000miles mark...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 20:40
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Washed, dried and waxed, just in time for the...

Washed, dried and waxed, just in time for the rain...
Forum: Was it you? 21st May 2019, 22:40
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By Slaya
Blue 1.8 75 on A46 today

Dark Blue 1.8 75 - Today around 5.15pm, on A46 in heavy traffic at Coventry.

AV53 BXE


Looked in nice condition - possibly a club badge on grill.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2019, 21:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
I had a go at fitting the new water pipes to the...

I had a go at fitting the new water pipes to the oil cooler today - bit of a faff with lack of room to contend with around the pipes, but after much rain dodging, bloodshed and swearing they are on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2019, 19:00
Replies: 47
Views: 3,891
Posted By Slaya
Typhoon, Trophy Blue, Black (when clean and...

Typhoon, Trophy Blue, Black (when clean and polished!).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By Slaya
I got an extendable cleaning tool with pivoting...

I got an extendable cleaning tool with pivoting head covered in velcro and a couple of microfiber cloths from Aldi for £2 - its great and fits nicely in my glovebox.



Been back a few times...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 20:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Thanks Simon - New brushes ordered, will see if I...

Thanks Simon - New brushes ordered, will see if I can fix it myself.....what can go wrong! :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Another session under the car, this time with the...

Another session under the car, this time with the under tray pulled down and lying in wait for the drips to start.


Saw a drip on drivers side after about 10mins, then nothing for a bit, then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 12:36
Replies: 54
Views: 4,437
Posted By Slaya
I also like the look of the MG E-Motion - and at...

I also like the look of the MG E-Motion - and at 350 miles a charge (a lot less in the real world I'm thinking!) it almost beats my ZT for range.



I remember back in the 70's and 80's as a ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 12:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Thanks Simon - I didn't think losing the low...

Thanks Simon - I didn't think losing the low speed was a big issue. My last ZT never had a working low speed fan, and I never had to top up even once in 5 years between services.

I'll look into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2019, 12:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Ran the car up today, monitoring temps via phone....

Ran the car up today, monitoring temps via phone.


Couldn't see any leaks from above, no staining in V, pipes pressurized but still squeezable.


After about 10 mins gauge was sat at 3/4 as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2019, 10:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Morning all. Low speed fan doesn't work -...

Morning all.

Low speed fan doesn't work - never has since I've had the car. I noticed on the way home yesterday that the high speed fan kicked in after about 8-10 mins and that made me monitor the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 18:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Thanks Sheraton. Had four expansion tank...

Thanks Sheraton.


Had four expansion tank caps and 2 thermostats so far.



Coolant had come out of the cap again, and I'm sure I could hear a quiet gurgling/hissing noise around the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 16:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,449
Posted By Slaya
Overheated! 🙁

Well, just when I thought my car was sorted.... I'm currently stuck on the side of the road with a shortage of coolant!
Hopefully I can limp home when water arrives... Good 10 miles away though and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2019, 20:54
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Quick wash down to move the Sahara desert to it's...

Quick wash down to move the Sahara desert to it's new home on my drive rather than on my ZT, then a quick squirt or 10 of Aquawax and a wipe down.



...and another 24 microfibre cloths on order.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2019, 18:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,527
Posted By Slaya
The latest thing in our area is car jacking ...

The latest thing in our area is car jacking


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBvC0QzbcFA


This happened several days ago, a few hundred yards up the road from where i live.
Think we are on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2019, 14:12
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Got a quote for a roof/bonnet/boot/front bumper...

Got a quote for a roof/bonnet/boot/front bumper respray.


£950


£2500 for whole car exterior - they weren't too keen though. Said they prefer straight in, spray 'em and straight out jobs, no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2019, 13:49
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Slaya
Cheap mk1 spoiler on the bay (trophy blue)

Just noticed this while browsing ebay if anyone is looking for a boot spoiler...



Cheapest I've seen - would have it myself if I had been nearer.


...
Forum: Was it you? 11th April 2019, 21:46
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By Slaya
Love the ZTT - beautiful looking car :drool4:

Love the ZTT - beautiful looking car :drool4:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th April 2019, 21:37
Replies: 35
Views: 12,452
Posted By Slaya
Hope the installation goes ok :} will be...

Hope the installation goes ok :} will be interesting to see the final installation.


Does the unit have a USB port? Or a micro SD card slot?
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th April 2019, 20:37
Replies: 35
Views: 12,452
Posted By Slaya
Not sure if this is the exact same model - but...

Not sure if this is the exact same model - but looks similar.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eaRPC06_Yo


Looks good for the money.


Update Video:
Forum: Was it you? 11th April 2019, 19:34
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By Slaya
Trophy Blue ZT A46

Trophy Blue ZT Diesel between Coventry and Warwick - A46 today - stuck in slow moving traffic (yet another accident on that road...)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2019, 18:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Slaya
Feel my pain....:sad3:

Feel my pain....:sad3:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2019, 22:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By Slaya
Nexen N8000s on mine - they have been great and...

Nexen N8000s on mine - they have been great and would have them again.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2019, 22:55
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Finally got my underseat subwoofer cabled up to...

Finally got my underseat subwoofer cabled up to my Xtrons DD head unit after realising the cables I've been looking for for a few days were already connected to it...


Slid it under the passenger...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2019, 22:55
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
New engine mount fitted by Lates. No more...

New engine mount fitted by Lates.


No more 'clunking' sensation.


Started to fit my underseat subwoofer, but spent more time scratching my head looking at wiring than fitting anything...
Forum: Was it you? 30th March 2019, 22:49
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Slaya
Lol, no - just coming off a roundabout - can't...

Lol, no - just coming off a roundabout - can't say he wasn't after it left my sight :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2019, 18:38
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Slaya
Congrats on the pass!

Congrats on the pass!
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 26th March 2019, 18:06
Replies: 35
Views: 12,452
Posted By Slaya
I fitted an Xtrons double DIN unit to my ZT - no...

I fitted an Xtrons double DIN unit to my ZT - no modification to the car required.


I did have to use the dremel to round off the bracket a little bit on the unit itself though to get it in, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2019, 17:51
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Slaya
DMGRS - Thanks Mat

Big thanks to Mat for sorting me an engine mount (and cream egg).


First one was lost by Hermes, replacement arrived safely today with DHL.


:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2019, 17:26
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Slaya
I've just done a similar thing myself and bought...

I've just done a similar thing myself and bought my new policy 5 weeks before mine expired due to the lower price - they came back within a couple of hours via email to say they had retrieved the...
Forum: Was it you? 23rd March 2019, 14:05
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Slaya
Warwick

Yesterday @ 15:40ish (Mar22)



Nice looking Trophy Blue ZT, Mk2 Saloon, Myton Road, Warwick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2019, 18:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Slaya
You should use the garage near me. Just...

You should use the garage near me.


Just under £90 to change two focus headlight bulbs...:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 18:46
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Removed a spot of bird muck from the bonnet. ...

Removed a spot of bird muck from the bonnet.


...then a quick wash and wipe of the whole bonnet. And wax.



The noticed dirt down the sides....sooooo a quick wash down, and dry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2019, 14:57
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
New Clutch fitted @ Lates - no more left leg...

New Clutch fitted @ Lates - no more left leg workouts :D

Was expecting it to take a lot longer than 2 hours..



In again next week for lower engine mount..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2019, 17:44
Replies: 33
Views: 2,040
Posted By Slaya
Amazing - doesn't even look 16 minutes old, never...

Amazing - doesn't even look 16 minutes old, never mind 16 years :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2019, 21:43
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Slaya
Congrats on the pass :}

Congrats on the pass :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2019, 21:41
Replies: 36
Views: 2,938
Posted By Slaya
My MG6 was very good, felt solid, reasonable on...

My MG6 was very good, felt solid, reasonable on fuel, looked good, well equipped.

It just didn't feel like a ZT and felt a little under powered - that is the main reason I sold it and went back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2019, 20:04
Replies: 401
Views: 43,972
Posted By Slaya
258228/Slaya/MG/Saloon/2.5 Manual/160 Entry Plus

258228/Slaya/MG/Saloon/2.5 Manual/160 Entry Plus
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2019, 19:12
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Slaya
When my lights fell out, I used Sugru and moulded...

When my lights fell out, I used Sugru and moulded to shape to make new thicker hooks and left to set hard, been fine ever since.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 17:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Slaya
esure did a similar thing to me a few years ago -...

esure did a similar thing to me a few years ago - insured my ZT with them, then swapped to an MG6 which they insured, then switched the MG6 for a ZT and was told they don't insure MGs(!) and I had to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 16:57
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By Slaya
Another year of motoring - MoT passed!

No advisories - just the recurring airbag light threatening to ruin proceedings, but even that stayed off after tinkering with it again in the car park, while waiting to go in...phew
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 15:49
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
'Fixed' the airbag light that is always on. ...

'Fixed' the airbag light that is always on.


.....by moving the seat back and then forward. :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 15:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By Slaya
It shuts off the power to the fuel pump in the...

It shuts off the power to the fuel pump in the event of a bump - or even going down a vicious pot-hole as happened in my dads old 214SEi many years ago...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2019, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Slaya
Last year my renewal from esure came through at...

Last year my renewal from esure came through at £290 from £207 the year before.


Quick re-quote on Compare the market and got it down to £230ish.


....with esure.


Be interesting to see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2019, 19:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Slaya
Just seems wrong - almost half the value of the...

Just seems wrong - almost half the value of the car just to insure it - madness :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2019, 19:33
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By Slaya
The Opel Manta brought back memories for me -...

The Opel Manta brought back memories for me - first car I bought was a 1.8 Berlinetta.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2019, 19:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Slaya
Just got a requote for my ZT, £233. Which is ok. ...

Just got a requote for my ZT, £233. Which is ok.


Decided to add my son, which would have added £1100 while he was a learner.


Quotes below :eek:
https://i.imgur.com/MuTTgP6.png
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2019, 19:38
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Slaya
Thanks to Mat @ DMGRS

VIS motors arrived on Saturday (car now transformed!)



Clutch and slave arrived safely today - with only a minor panic as I couldn't find the Maoams at first ;)


Now to get the car booked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2019, 19:25
Replies: 26
Views: 1,353
Posted By Slaya
My son is in the same boat with his insurance,...

My son is in the same boat with his insurance, he's got 400miles from 5000 left, to last till September....


He is not the only one who drives the car, but the mileage goes on his policy as they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 14:13
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Replaced my old VIS motors with new ones from Mat...

Replaced my old VIS motors with new ones from Mat Price.


Then removed them again to fit the seals...I didn't really like the 3000rpm idle speed without them:duh:


4 spare motors now to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2019, 19:51
Replies: 30
Views: 3,970
Posted By Slaya
Just when I had talked myself out of a...

Just when I had talked myself out of a respray.....I see this and it looks amazing.


What a lovely looking car.


I need a lottery win :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 22:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Slaya
Car already had the 177 remap - they had new cams...

Car already had the 177 remap - they had new cams to go in along with a load of other oily bits...nearly £800 worth of work I think.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 16:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Slaya
KV6 160 - 190 upgrade @ Lates yesterday

Anyone on here?


Whilst getting my car serviced @ Lates yesterday, another owner turned up with a Trophy Blue ZT to have his engine upgraded to a 190.


Was it anyone on here? In my rush to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 16:26
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Washed'n'Waxed after a service yesterday @...

Washed'n'Waxed after a service yesterday @ Lates600.
Only the 4th wash in 7 days, I'm slacking.


Oh and prepared the wallet for the news of a new clutch in the near future.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2019, 20:57
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Recentred the balance VIS motor butterfly...

Recentred the balance VIS motor butterfly position, as it had overshot again and got stuck open, lost a screw and installed the Waze sat nav app on my xtrons head unit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2019, 20:40
Replies: 114
Views: 6,903
Posted By Slaya
Passed in a Rover Metro 1.0L in 1989. ...

Passed in a Rover Metro 1.0L in 1989.


Learned in a pastel beige 1979 Mk1 Cavalier 1.9 GL, with brown vinyl roof, front spoiler and brown go faster stripes along the bottom of the doors.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2018, 22:35
Replies: 17
Views: 2,399
Posted By Slaya
That's a Renault Megane Cabriolet interior and...

That's a Renault Megane Cabriolet interior and windscreen photoshopped onto the Rover...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 15:49
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Thermostat only fitted a few weeks ago too...

Thermostat only fitted a few weeks ago too...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 15:37
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Unhappy Admired my new orange pond in the V....

Admired my new orange pond in the V....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2018, 21:16
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Slaya
Pretty sure Lates is still going, coincidently I...

Pretty sure Lates is still going, coincidently I passed him on the A46 yesterday on his way home from work so he's not on holiday...



I've recently used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2018, 23:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,268
Posted By Slaya
I generally use Lates600 near Coventry, Lates and...

I generally use Lates600 near Coventry, Lates and Pete know their stuff.


There is also www.mgroverrepair.co.uk (http://www.mgroverrepair.co.uk/) near Coventry who I used last week, very good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2018, 18:56
Replies: 24
Views: 3,198
Posted By Slaya
Nice looking car, love ZT/ZTTs. I may wear...

Nice looking car, love ZT/ZTTs. I may wear Autotrader/ebay out with all my browsing for MGs....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2018, 17:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,598
Posted By Slaya
I've got a Vax Blade 24v - I find it fairly good,...

I've got a Vax Blade 24v - I find it fairly good, but I don't get that much muck in the car.


Still not as good as our mains Dyson though, but much more convenient.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2018, 17:40
Replies: 24
Views: 2,279
Posted By Slaya
Lovely car. Now I have to go out and...

Lovely car.



Now I have to go out and sand/polish my bumper as the neighbour has just reversed into it....:mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2018, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By Slaya
I believe mine used to do the same thing in my...

I believe mine used to do the same thing in my last ZT. Not working at all in my current car so can't confirm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2018, 19:25
Replies: 27
Views: 2,435
Posted By Slaya
Love that colour, great looking motor.

Love that colour, great looking motor.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2018, 19:06
Replies: 32
Views: 2,804
Posted By Slaya
I had to correct my dad's neighbour who referred...

I had to correct my dad's neighbour who referred to my MG6 as a BMW....pfft
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2018, 19:03
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Repaired the rear number plate lights, they no...

Repaired the rear number plate lights, they no longer flicker and die :}


Put several litres of coolant and water in the header tank and watched most of it appear on the road shortly afterwards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2018, 18:28
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Slaya
Yes, literally was able to stop with 15 secs of...

Yes, literally was able to stop with 15 secs of the light coming on - I don't like using Radweld - but the car was not in the best place to be left alone so had to risk it!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2018, 18:22
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By Slaya
Coolant leak :(

Well, I spoke too soon - I've been singing the praises of how reliable my car has been, and it decided to dump its coolant on the tesco fuel forecourt...
It was spewing out of the cap, so thought I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2018, 22:32
Replies: 65
Views: 5,583
Posted By Slaya
I'm on my second 2002 ZT 2.5 V6 and it's my daily...

I'm on my second 2002 ZT 2.5 V6 and it's my daily driver - about 10,000 miles a year and the clock is on around 93,000miles now.
Between both ZTs in the 7 years of ownership between them, I've never...
Forum: Was it you? 9th June 2018, 15:45
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Slaya
Trophy Blue ZT in Warwick on Friday

Anyone on here?


Flashed by a nice looking blue ZT on Friday morning, just outside the Warwick Technology Park.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2018, 21:01
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Washed, dried and waxed....again. But only for...

Washed, dried and waxed....again. But only for the 3rd time this week :D

Really need my wheels refurbing now, losing paint with every wash...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2018, 17:51
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By Slaya
Refitted my rear courtesy lights after they fell...

Refitted my rear courtesy lights after they fell out of the roof all by themselves....again!

Used Sugru mouldable glue to make the 'hooks' at the rear of the light (but not before I ordered a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2018, 20:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By Slaya
Can't help but love our cars. My son turned...

Can't help but love our cars.

My son turned 17 recently - he now wants an MG. I've trained him well it seems :D

Just a shame he will have to wait a few years for the insurance premiums to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2018, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 1,633
Posted By Slaya
There was a V8 ZT on Autotrader around 2 weeks...

There was a V8 ZT on Autotrader around 2 weeks ago - they were asking £18,995...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2018, 19:30
Replies: 10
Views: 1,741
Posted By Slaya
Got the caliper sorted yesterday at another...

Got the caliper sorted yesterday at another local-ish garage - after the first garage I went to said there was nothing wrong with it...

They showed me the one they took off that had been...
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