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Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By COLVERT
Have you tried rocking the other wheel ??---Could...

Have you tried rocking the other wheel ??---Could be, with the engine running, all the slack goes to one side.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:36
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By COLVERT
A quick squirt od WD 40 would probably get rid of...

A quick squirt od WD 40 would probably get rid of the sticktion.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:32
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By COLVERT
Is that when you're moving and does it stop when...

Is that when you're moving and does it stop when you stop ??----:shrug:

If so then it's the sender in the tank that's worn.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 14:50
Replies: 136
Views: 207,900
Posted By COLVERT
You need to ask your question in the TECHNICAL...

You need to ask your question in the TECHNICAL section of the forum.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By COLVERT
Lower suspension arm rear rubber...

Lower suspension arm rear rubber bush.---Beginning to disintegrate.

I replaced one of mine last year. Now the second one is on its way out.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 16:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By COLVERT
You'd need a very good reason to buy it back yet...

You'd need a very good reason to buy it back yet again.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 16:29
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By COLVERT
When you have replaced it don't forget to check...

When you have replaced it don't forget to check the gear box oil level.---
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 22:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,045
Posted By COLVERT
Not just cars too.---My aged wife won first prize...

Not just cars too.---My aged wife won first prize for the best floral garden in our village of 600 people. Also the greatest variety of plants with literally hundreds of different types.--Then we...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2021, 23:59
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By COLVERT
The infrastructure for those sweeping changes...

The infrastructure for those sweeping changes does not yet exist.---Those dates will ALL have to be revised.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2021, 21:54
Replies: 62
Views: 20,023
Posted By COLVERT
Your diesel doesn't have a timing belt.--It has a...

Your diesel doesn't have a timing belt.--It has a chain which normally lasts the life of the engine.---:D

The other two drive belts at that low mileage should be perfectly OK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 17:36
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By COLVERT
It says only 2 left in stock.--I wonder how long...

It says only 2 left in stock.--I wonder how long it takes to get re-stocked.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2021, 20:49
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
AMEN.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

AMEN.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 20:20
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By COLVERT
Post 10.---More than good enough for casual...

Post 10.---More than good enough for casual use.---Probably outlive you.----:D
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 23:01
Replies: 62
Views: 1,910
Posted By COLVERT
At my age I can clearly remember getting SEVEN...

At my age I can clearly remember getting SEVEN gallons for a £1,00 of Jet petrol.---Soon get used to that again.

I remember the insurance for my E-Type Jag was only £32.00 a year as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 22:39
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Oooooooooooooops,...

Oooooooooooooops, Sorry.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 22:37
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--From their catalogue.---Another popular...

Quote:--From their catalogue.---Another popular type of circlip that you can purchase through our online store is the snap ring.

They actually call their own snap ring a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By COLVERT
Quote;__Haynes and RAVE are using the wrong term....

Quote;__Haynes and RAVE are using the wrong term.

If you do a quick general internet search you'll find both CIRCLIP and RING are very commonly used terms.

Both are equally good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By COLVERT
Hey, Kev.---It doesn't look like he's going to...

Hey, Kev.---It doesn't look like he's going to torque-to-you.-----:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:26
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Be civilised,---buy a Bidet.---You'll never need...

Be civilised,---buy a Bidet.---You'll never need to look back.----;););)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:22
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Yep; shocking. Especially as feeling about in...

Yep; shocking. Especially as feeling about in the dark could be a real bummer.-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:18
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
What voltage are the batteries on EV cars ?? ...

What voltage are the batteries on EV cars ??

Obviously the supply is 240 volts but surely the cables to the transformers would be kept as short as possible.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 19:07
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By COLVERT
If it actually clunks then it's trying to...

If it actually clunks then it's trying to open.--The fact that it unlocks the second time means nothing is broken.--Could be little bit of wear causing the problem or maybe just lack of...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By COLVERT
To late as it's already full of folk like...

To late as it's already full of folk like that.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 20:57
Replies: 54
Views: 37,722
Posted By COLVERT
Plus the spring is different.---:shrug:

Plus the spring is different.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Well Covid is giving it a go but us humans are...

Well Covid is giving it a go but us humans are just about cunning enough to circumvent it.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 20:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By COLVERT
That's exactly how this 84 years old codger did...

That's exactly how this 84 years old codger did mine.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 21:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By COLVERT
Failing all else then post 3 is what you...

Failing all else then post 3 is what you need.-----------;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By COLVERT
It's possible to gain access through the boot lid...

It's possible to gain access through the boot lid to gain access to the keys.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By COLVERT
Oven cleaner. Soak over night.--Might need two...

Oven cleaner. Soak over night.--Might need two goes.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 18:17
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--One partial solution to this and the old...

Quote:--One partial solution to this and the old battery disposal problem is to use them to store electricity in the home and use if the power goes off [or to recharge the EV??!!]

The trouble is...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 119
Views: 5,910
Posted By COLVERT
Had both of mine a few weeks ago. No reaction at...

Had both of mine a few weeks ago. No reaction at all to either.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 20:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,117
Posted By COLVERT
Irrelevant,---Yes. It's getting it to where...

Irrelevant,---Yes.

It's getting it to where it can be used is the problem.

We have charging points in our local towns car park.--The car park can take up to 200 cars.----There are THREE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 20:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By COLVERT
As you are a RED member you will have access to...

As you are a RED member you will have access to the information that you want in the forum How-To section.

Happy hunting.---:smilie_re:
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you very much gentlemen.--:bowdown:-- I'm...

Thank you very much gentlemen.--:bowdown:-- I'm working very hard to be the oldest forum member still posting but there might be a couple ahead of me yet.-----;););)
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By COLVERT
Very interesting match.--:D And she only got...

Very interesting match.--:D

And she only got paid 2.5 million dollars.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th September 2021, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By COLVERT
Odd sort of problem. When, and if, you get it...

Odd sort of problem. When, and if, you get it fixed don't forget to pop back and tell us how you did it.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 20:55
Replies: 55
Views: 3,439
Posted By COLVERT
This might, quite well, be true but I can't see...

This might, quite well, be true but I can't see any relevance to the subject of this thread.---:shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2021, 20:48
Replies: 54
Views: 37,722
Posted By COLVERT
That clip must have been wrong or a non standard...

That clip must have been wrong or a non standard part because those clips are very easy to release.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2021, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By COLVERT
Is your lump hammer only two pounds ???----I...

Is your lump hammer only two pounds ???----I guess though that your nuts appreciate that.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 20:35
Replies: 55
Views: 3,439
Posted By COLVERT
Apart from tyres I've spent less than that total...

Apart from tyres I've spent less than that total in THIRTEEN YEARS of ownership of my car.-----:D:D:D
Forum: Discussion 8th September 2021, 22:59
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By COLVERT
Well he never came back so yet another one we'll...

Well he never came back so yet another one we'll not have an answer to.----:shrug:---C'est la vie.-----------;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 20:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By COLVERT
Being the curious type I discovered that Kuusamo...

Being the curious type I discovered that Kuusamo is in Finland.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By COLVERT
1/ By any chance can you contact the previous...

1/ By any chance can you contact the previous owner ??

2/ Is there any way you can re-connect it ??--( though I bet you didn't take note of what went where. :duh: )

3/ Next time, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2021, 18:44
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By COLVERT
Did the garage tell you just why they won't fit...

Did the garage tell you just why they won't fit ??:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2021, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By COLVERT
Most electrical repair shops could very easily...

Most electrical repair shops could very easily and quickly fit a new bearing.
Forum: Social Forum 1st September 2021, 19:13
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By COLVERT
That's so true.--Pity this poor holidaymaker in...

That's so true.--Pity this poor holidaymaker in our local Leclerc car park. ( Super-market. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 17:45
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
All I got was---------[QUOTE=T-Cut;2897933]Is...

All I got was---------[QUOTE=T-Cut;2897933]Is this any better?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By COLVERT
I think Trikey or Arctic said something on here...

I think Trikey or Arctic said something on here about leaking hydramounts.----:smilie_re:
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By COLVERT
Is the change now UK and not GB ??---:shrug:

Is the change now UK and not GB ??---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 18:43
Replies: 34
Views: 3,031
Posted By COLVERT
Batteries are re-cycled all of the time and most...

Batteries are re-cycled all of the time and most of the battery can be re-cycled.---Very little waste.----:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 18:34
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By COLVERT
When you say--dismantled--do you mean taken...

When you say--dismantled--do you mean taken apart.--If so you could check the slip rings. You might have got away with just fitting new brushes.---:shrug:

Dave Lincs reply a bit premature.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By COLVERT
More like a tyre problem. CV joints tend to...

More like a tyre problem. CV joints tend to click.--Have a look at the tyre walls to see if there is any distortion.

Does the noise increase with speed ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By COLVERT
Mine's a push button.---Bonnet release is a...

Mine's a push button.---Bonnet release is a pull.----One is electrical and the other mechanical.---:D
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 30th August 2021, 21:35
Replies: 43
Views: 10,601
Posted By COLVERT
My post 41 says it all now.----:shrug:

My post 41 says it all now.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 19:41
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By COLVERT
--Don't touch those beasties, it's not them.--(...

--Don't touch those beasties, it's not them.--( you might even cause more problems.--:eek: )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 22:40
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
No diagram. Just a No-Entry sign.----:shrug:

No diagram. Just a No-Entry sign.----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 21:55
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By COLVERT
Similar.--The first 20 were OK but the last...

Similar.--The first 20 were OK but the last 42---hell.------------:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 12:15
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By COLVERT
Knickers--:shrug:-:D:D:D

Knickers--:shrug:-:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 21:26
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By COLVERT
I have a very similar but plastic tap on my rain...

I have a very similar but plastic tap on my rain barrel. If leaves manage to get into the barrel the hole in the front serves as an access to rod away any leaf blockage.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By COLVERT
That knock is the car telling you to find and fix...

That knock is the car telling you to find and fix it before the front wheel drops off.-----:eek:



PS. The thermostat doesn't say anything to any other part of the car, it just goes quietly...
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2021, 21:33
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By COLVERT
Wow.--who was that guy?--I got to nearly 4...

Wow.--who was that guy?--I got to nearly 4 minutes but couldn't stay to listen. Boredom struck home at that point.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 18:34
Replies: 15
Views: 946
Posted By COLVERT
To be on the safe side they do need to be...

To be on the safe side they do need to be changed.---They are date stamped.---Make sure your new tyres actually are new.---Those cracked tyres might have been old at the time they were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2021, 22:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
Bump------------:D:D:D

Bump------------:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd August 2021, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By COLVERT
Quote; Rogue. If you are travelling with a...

Quote; Rogue.

If you are travelling with a trailer or caravan, you should contact your insurance company for advice to see whether you still need to issue a green card1.

Could you PROOF read...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2021, 20:57
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By COLVERT
If it really is the brushes then flashing...

If it really is the brushes then flashing indicates arcing.--If so, quick replacement is required as the arcing will quickly eat the copper slip rings away.-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technology Forum 17th August 2021, 21:12
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By COLVERT
Actually not much point in changing the plug as...

Actually not much point in changing the plug as the charger lead has only two wires.---No earth connection needed.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 11:35
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By COLVERT
All the drivers over here in France do...

All the drivers over here in France do it.----:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 20:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By COLVERT
Oh well; I guess the pun didn't work.-----;););)

Oh well; I guess the pun didn't work.-----;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 20:52
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
The shock absorber isn't spring loaded.----:shrug:

The shock absorber isn't spring loaded.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By COLVERT
I've found after a good few years that my car is...

I've found after a good few years that my car is affected by road camber.--Depending on the camber my car will drift to left or right.---All of my tyres wear correctly and evenly.--There's no play in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
sylvester,---any good news yet ??---:shrug:

sylvester,---any good news yet ??---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 21:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By COLVERT
Clive--Speak to us.---:D:D:D

Clive--Speak to us.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th August 2021, 14:51
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By COLVERT
I hope Dallas is OK as he hasn't posted for quite...

I hope Dallas is OK as he hasn't posted for quite a while.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:35
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By COLVERT
Is traction control and cruise control the same...

Is traction control and cruise control the same thing ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:20
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By COLVERT
Could be a side air-bag problem.---:shrug:

Could be a side air-bag problem.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:18
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By COLVERT
Probably more likely to be a solenoid rather than...

Probably more likely to be a solenoid rather than a motor isn't it ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By COLVERT
If it was flapping about with the old belt and...

If it was flapping about with the old belt and doing the same with the new belt then more than likely the belt can be discounted as the problem.

It sounds that there is an intermittent load being...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:06
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By COLVERT
I believe that when the bolt is being tightened...

I believe that when the bolt is being tightened that no loading goes through the rubber damper.-----:shrug:

Be most unwise if it did.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 15:49
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By COLVERT
Best thing with cats or dogs, just roll them in a...

Best thing with cats or dogs, just roll them in a towel.---Whichever part you want to get at you leave hanging out. Absolutely safe and kind way way of dealing with your prized pet.----:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 15:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By COLVERT
As it stands it has little appeal to any...

As it stands it has little appeal to any prospective buyer.--If you get the work done it MIGHT be saleable but you would probably only get back what you have just laid out on it...:shrug:

You...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2021, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
Beadles don't seem to be very helpful do they ?? ...

Beadles don't seem to be very helpful do they ??

I expect that if you supply the parts they will say they can't guarantee them as they are from an unknown source or manufacturer.--They might...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2021, 23:46
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By COLVERT
This begs the question----What caused those...

This begs the question----What caused those fluctuations ??---:shrug:


Where did this excess CO2 come from and where did it go ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By COLVERT
They will make a...

They will make a difference----------------------Your wallet will become slimmer.---:D:D:D


Apart from that----------Zilch.-----:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 22:01
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By COLVERT
Gate valves over time always seem to enjoy...

Gate valves over time always seem to enjoy seizing up.---Avoid them like the plague.
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2021, 17:14
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By COLVERT
OK. Ignore this post as you are all trying very...

OK. Ignore this post as you are all trying very hard to find something difficult.--:p:-
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By COLVERT
It's all in your handbook.--;)

It's all in your handbook.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 17:00
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By COLVERT
Get quote from EUROPARTS while you are at it....

Get quote from EUROPARTS while you are at it. Price not too bad at all.


15,300 miles.---:eek:---That's a very low mileage indeed.-----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 16:55
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By COLVERT
The rubber bush housings can be knocked off in...

The rubber bush housings can be knocked off in situ as in most cases the bush wears out first.---No need to remove the arm or ball joints.
There are two bolts in the bush housing that are difficult...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 17:28
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By COLVERT
Not been decided yet has it...

Not been decided yet has it ??---------------:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 17:10
Replies: 38
Views: 960
Posted By COLVERT
The route of the main can be traced by the water...

The route of the main can be traced by the water in it. This works even with a plastic pipe. Most builders will have the simple kit needed.



PS. That in line valve can also serve as a stopcock....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:52
Replies: 9
Views: 530
Posted By COLVERT
There are lots of posts about the metal master...

There are lots of posts about the metal master cylinders in the forum stats pages.;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:25
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By COLVERT
Plus a couple of cushions and a chunk of...

Plus a couple of cushions and a chunk of sponge.----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:17
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By COLVERT
Concerned.---Probably not.---Most likely...

Concerned.---Probably not.---Most likely generated by an electrical spike in the system when you stalled the engine.--Might go away on its own. If not try a battery reset. Take off the negative...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:00
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By COLVERT
If you do find some they will most porbably be...

If you do find some they will most porbably be second hand like the ones you have already.

Bigger socket seems a good idea.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By COLVERT
The OP has not been on the forum for a couple of...

The OP has not been on the forum for a couple of months.--:shrug:

You could possibly E-Mail him.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 20:29
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By COLVERT
Your question.-----Maybe a post to Kaiser...

Your question.-----Maybe a post to Kaiser himself.
He would know the size of the stat required to give you an idea what to search for.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By COLVERT
Much easier too than using Heli-coil...

Much easier too than using Heli-coil inserts.---:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2021, 20:15
Replies: 74
Views: 4,514
Posted By COLVERT
Just had my second jab today over here in...

Just had my second jab today over here in France.--I had no reaction at all to the first jab and this second jab seems to be going the same.---I'll just have to wait I guess until tomorrow morning to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By COLVERT
It might even be worth enquiring...

It might even be worth enquiring in----Halfords---:eek:

I got some very good matching paint from them for a motorbike.--( Metallic. ):D
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:03
Replies: 74
Views: 4,514
Posted By COLVERT
As far as I can see there hasn't been much of a...

As far as I can see there hasn't been much of a sense of caution right from the off.---Common sense should have prevailed but unfortunately there's not a lot of it about.
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 19:48
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By COLVERT
Sorry, but I'm now confused by both your...

Sorry, but I'm now confused by both your posts.----:shrug::shrug::shrug


And, as I said in the earlier post, what is itteration please ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 19:38
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By COLVERT
You've sort of answered your own question...

You've sort of answered your own question yourself.---:D--Would be a bit of a waste of money as the calipers you have can already lock the wheels and you can't do better than that.------:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 18:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By COLVERT
Renault------:shrug: PS. What's...

Renault------:shrug:




PS. What's itteration mean ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2021, 18:42
Replies: 41
Views: 5,508
Posted By COLVERT
Well, as they say, bigger is nearly always...

Well, as they say, bigger is nearly always better.--:eek:------:D
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2021, 21:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,101
Posted By COLVERT
Opel are Vauxhall aren't they ??

Opel are Vauxhall aren't they ??
Forum: Technology Forum 13th July 2021, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 1,332
Posted By COLVERT
More lap-top advice needed.

I have a lap-top, Hewlet Packard that my daughter gave to me as she never used it.--15.6 screen. 8 gig Ram and 1 meg Rom.

I hope you get the picture as I don't really know what I'm saying...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 20:02
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By COLVERT
ABS modulator. If there is air in the...

ABS modulator.

If there is air in the modulator can you get it come out if you brake gently at low speed on loose gravel ?? ie. make the modulator valves work by locking the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 19:57
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By COLVERT
Just done mine for the first time in 18...

Just done mine for the first time in 18 years.---As the other folk have said---If it ain't broke don't try to fix it.---
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 19:51
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By COLVERT
It's amazing how well these diesel systems...

It's amazing how well these diesel systems last.---Double that of a petrol engine.--Having an oily exhaust gas is handy.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 19:45
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By COLVERT
The battery re-set is----disconnect the battery...

The battery re-set is----disconnect the battery negative cable for 1/2 an hour.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 19:42
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By COLVERT
Mod the door handle---with 240...

Mod the door handle---with 240 volts.--:eek::eek::eek:



As previously posted. You really need to SPRAY some oil in with the plastic tube extension that normally comes with the pressure can.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 19:33
Replies: 41
Views: 5,508
Posted By COLVERT
Don't forget, keep us posted blow by blow.--:D:D:D

Don't forget, keep us posted blow by blow.--:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2021, 23:05
Replies: 41
Views: 5,508
Posted By COLVERT
My 7 lb lump hammer did the trick too in a couple...

My 7 lb lump hammer did the trick too in a couple of whacks.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2021, 17:29
Replies: 445
Views: 446,969
Posted By COLVERT
The mod is very quick and easy to do. Worth it...

The mod is very quick and easy to do. Worth it for next time.----:D
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2021, 17:17
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By COLVERT
Does that mean we are now down to 5 minutes only...

Does that mean we are now down to 5 minutes only and no longer half an hour ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2021, 10:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By COLVERT
If the fault is in the warning light or wiring...

If the fault is in the warning light or wiring but your battery stays charged up and the engine starts OK then there's really nothing to worry about.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2021, 21:06
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
Well, I guess not as the OP seems to have done...

Well, I guess not as the OP seems to have done the disappearing trick.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2021, 20:57
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
Translation for the Italian lady.---Your car will...

Translation for the Italian lady.---Your car will end up like a brick you build a house with. Might never move again.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2021, 14:34
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
C'mon you electronic forum experts, help the lady...

C'mon you electronic forum experts, help the lady out.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2021, 14:27
Replies: 37
Views: 2,330
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly, as all this technical chat does nothing...

Exactly, as all this technical chat does nothing to help the OP.

He'll probably have steam coming out of his ears soon.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 22:49
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By COLVERT
Even a spray can of 3 in 1 oil would help. ...

Even a spray can of 3 in 1 oil would help.
Being a bit runnier it might reach the squeaky parts easier.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 22:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,313
Posted By COLVERT
It might help the next guy who buys the parts...

It might help the next guy who buys the parts from where you got yours.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2021, 22:38
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
I'm with you on this one.----:bowdown:

I'm with you on this one.----:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 22:34
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By COLVERT
When I fitted mine I ran a power supply direct...

When I fitted mine I ran a power supply direct from the battery through an in-line fuse.

It is very, very easy to run the power cable under the car and not try to mess about trying to get it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 12:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By COLVERT
Well that must be the one then unless it's a dry...

Well that must be the one then unless it's a dry solder joint on the instrument pack or the LED itself is about to expire.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 12:07
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
Any luck with solving your problem ??--:shrug:

Any luck with solving your problem ??--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By COLVERT
Quote--Having had two LuK master cylinders fail...

Quote--Having had two LuK master cylinders fail in two years LuK would not seem to be the best part to use? Others have said use a Freelander slave … Is there a real consensus of what is the best to...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2021, 23:41
Replies: 22
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Bit of a scare reading through all of the above...

Bit of a scare reading through all of the above posts.---I'm 84 September and I don't seem to get anything at all.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2021, 23:28
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By COLVERT
My oxford dictionary says chela is a claw like a...

My oxford dictionary says chela is a claw like a crabs claw.---:shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2021, 23:06
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By COLVERT
Just to hold it together.---Also to remind you...

Just to hold it together.---Also to remind you not to try the clutch until it's all back together.--( Gearbox to engine. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 22:28
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
De rien,----:bowdown:---:D

De rien,----:bowdown:---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 20:03
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
Your battery needs to show at least around 12.3...

Your battery needs to show at least around 12.3 to 12.4 volts to trip the solenoid.

You say your dash lights came on.--When you turned the ignition key did the lights go out ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 19:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By COLVERT
The reason I quoted in my previous post on this...

The reason I quoted in my previous post on this thread.

The voltage at each side of the lamp must balance for the light to go out. A failing connect in either of the wires to the lamp will cause...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 19:48
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
You say---lights came on plus the wiper. No...

You say---lights came on plus the wiper.

No clicking however, so it's your solenoid that's stopped working or the small lead (Tag. ) that's making a bad contact.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 19:43
Replies: 16
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
[QUOTE=Number 6;2889343]It could be that the...

[QUOTE=Number 6;2889343]It could be that the battery has completely died,, When you jump start it make sure you attach the earth jump lead to a point on the engine, and of course the the live to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2021, 20:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By COLVERT
NOT READ YOUR INFO !!!!! The trouble is that...

NOT READ YOUR INFO !!!!!

The trouble is that if you do what you have always done you will always get what you've always got.

That garage and their mechanic is a N0-No.-----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 23:10
Replies: 92
Views: 4,898
Posted By COLVERT
What are you doing to diminish that shame?? Do...

What are you doing to diminish that shame?? Do tell.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 21:20
Replies: 15
Views: 792
Posted By COLVERT
They make interest on your money that they...

They make interest on your money that they hold.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 21:09
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
Well said. The vaccine is only an aid to make you...

Well said. The vaccine is only an aid to make you generate anti-bodies which you already have. The vaccine does not, itself, fight the virus. Only YOUR anti-bodies do that.

Half the members of...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:59
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
Quote--MGJohn. Apparently, communications in...

Quote--MGJohn. Apparently, communications in London are distributed in twenty eight different languages.

The requirement to learn to speak the language of the country you wish to live in should be...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:53
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
True.---And so very, very wrong.---:twonk:

True.---And so very, very wrong.---:twonk:
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:26
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
It wasn't lost on me either.---;)

It wasn't lost on me either.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2021, 20:20
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By COLVERT
I know you are reading your thread.--:D:D I'll...

I know you are reading your thread.--:D:D
I'll see your reply any minute now.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2021, 22:07
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
Toe-rag. According to my Oxford dictionary. ...

Toe-rag.

According to my Oxford dictionary.

Denoting rag wrapped around the foot as a sock and by extension, the wearer.
( such as a vagrant. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2021, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By COLVERT
YHT.--Come back and read the above posts.---They...

YHT.--Come back and read the above posts.---They are the answer to your question.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2021, 12:09
Replies: 76
Views: 3,258
Posted By COLVERT
Did those rules include married or courting...

Did those rules include married or courting couples ??-----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2021, 11:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By COLVERT
The pic below might help. A poor connection...

The pic below might help.

A poor connection from either the ignition switch or the alternator to the warning light.
Forum: Humour Corner 26th June 2021, 23:16
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By COLVERT
I posted that on here ages ago.---( Not Pam...

I posted that on here ages ago.---( Not Pam Ayres.---;) )

She would never write a poem like that.--A bit slanderous; no ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2021, 23:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By COLVERT
Just my opinion. I don't think the garage has...

Just my opinion. I don't think the garage has anyone who understands Rovers working on your clutch. All those failures by the same garage point to incompetence.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2021, 22:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By COLVERT
For that many failures it would seem that a poor...

For that many failures it would seem that a poor quality slave cylinder has been fitted. Was it the same garage that fitted all those slave cylinders ??
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