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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 09:48
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By AndyN01
Based on nothing more than it sounds right then: ...

Based on nothing more than it sounds right then:

Little engine + little car = :}

Big engine + big car = :}

Big engine + little car = :D

Little engine + big car = :mad:
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 19:13
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By AndyN01
That's what the (ludicrously long time) service...

That's what the (ludicrously long time) service is for isn't it? :duh:.

And most absolutely trust the dealer to sort it out while expecting to pay peanuts or better still nothing for their time,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 09:18
Replies: 55
Views: 3,439
Posted By AndyN01
I had a FIAT many decades ago. Marvellous for the...

I had a FIAT many decades ago. Marvellous for the first year then pretty much as soon as the warrant ran out so did a considerable number of its components.

The selling dealer couldn't care less,...
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 09:03
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all from a grey and misty Lanreath. ...

Morning all from a grey and misty Lanreath.

Visited the Lost Gardens of Heligan yesterday. Not really my cup of tea but enjoyed it nevertheless. It's one of the increasingly few places that accept...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 21:08
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By AndyN01
Another year is always good. Not good...

Another year is always good.


Not good news about the track rod though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 08:31
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By AndyN01
This is a question that I'm sure many of us...

This is a question that I'm sure many of us wrestle with quite frequently ;)

Something inconvenient happens and there’s the pressure to "get something newer" rather than spend and get it fixed.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:35
Replies: 13,030
Views: 1,285,248
Posted By AndyN01
Looking good :}.

Looking good :}.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:31
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. We're on holiday for a week...

Morning all.

We're on holiday for a week staying down in Lanreath near Looe.

A tedious journey but the 75 cruised her way down the motorway and dual carriageway in calm, relaxed comfort ;)....
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:20
Replies: 62
Views: 1,910
Posted By AndyN01
Is that "thou" (thousandths of an inch) in one...

Is that "thou" (thousandths of an inch) in one mm?

I've got something in my head about one mm is roughly 40 thou.


Cheating i.e Google :} gives one mm as 39.37007874015748 thou. So I'll give...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 637
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Maninder, If you've picked up on the...

Hi Maninder,

If you've picked up on the other multimeter thread you'll have seen that my cheapo meter from Maplin's closing down has died. And much as it's nice to be able to use my neighbour's...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 21st September 2021, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By AndyN01
You have pulled out all the fuses & relays...

You have pulled out all the fuses & relays haven't you - for your next project :D.

Can never have enough of those sorts of things.

Thanks for the way you've done this.
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 08:01
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. The sun's got his hat on here...

Morning all.

The sun's got his hat on here in the Midlands too. :}

In an hour or so Quizzie's off for a romp with Bridget and a German Shepherd called Harper who's being boarded for a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 13:54
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Just a bit of suggestion - from the wise...

Hi

Just a bit of suggestion - from the wise :duh:

I bought a cheapo one when Maplins were shutting down. It's worked fine but in the last year it's started to "play up" to the point where I was...
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2021, 13:44
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Brilliant news mate. Lovely to chat to you...

Brilliant news mate.

Lovely to chat to you yesterday.

Catch up very soon - I'll let Quizzie treat you to a dog powered shower of Tyne river water to welcome you home :D:D.
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2021, 08:51
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Same here. Wall to wall...

Morning everyone.

Same here. Wall to wall blue sky but a definite nip in the air.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 20:43
Replies: 121
Views: 8,976
Posted By AndyN01
Hi all. Here's an update from a call I had...

Hi all.

Here's an update from a call I had from Rich today.

He's definitely more "correct" with his words and quite well aware of how he's progressing and the sort of timescale for how the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 10:48
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Been missing for a few days as...

Morning all.

Been missing for a few days as we've been away but now back at home with our 22 month old grandson staying for a few days. :}

It's his first time away from mum & dad but he's got...
Forum: Was it you? 14th September 2021, 10:27
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By AndyN01
Although that's only half a dozen miles from me,...

Although that's only half a dozen miles from me, it wasn't me, mine's green ;).

Had I known you could have popped in for a cuppa with me - for free :D
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2021, 10:11
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. It dull, dreary and damp here. ...

Morning all.

It dull, dreary and damp here.

Outside jobs on hold, I'm sure SWMBO will find "a few little jobs" to do indoors :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 13:16
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By AndyN01
OK. So, not surprisingly no one has come...

OK.

So, not surprisingly no one has come back saying that they've even bought any let alone used them. But, the "best guess" is that the cloths are loaded with silicone which will, for a very...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 07:59
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By AndyN01
Happy birthday Jon. Have a good one and a...

Happy birthday Jon.


Have a good one and a great year.
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 07:58
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, Dull, grey and cool here but...

Morning all,

Dull, grey and cool here but due to stay dry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By AndyN01
Hi. Like a few others on here I'm on the...

Hi.

Like a few others on here I'm on the Detailing World forum and I've never heard of it.

I've posted up on there to see if any of the detailing guys and girls know anything about it.

Have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By AndyN01
My 16" Unions have a cut out so the badge will...

My 16" Unions have a cut out so the badge will only fit in one place.

Maybe it was a bit of attention to detail that they all had but was not appreciated?
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 07:41
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all from a cool, dry but misty Midlands. ...

Morning all from a cool, dry but misty Midlands.

I reckon Jeff would have a lovely time with his camera with a very "moody" view across the fields. :}

Enjoy yourselves and take care.
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Back home after Quizzie's...

Afternoon all.

Back home after Quizzie's walk in the sunshine.

Should be dry all day so I can get on with some more outside stuff after I've been up in the loft to sort out the leaking ball...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 21:51
Replies: 55
Views: 3,439
Posted By AndyN01
Not for the manufacturer ;) :D. Lots of £££££'s...

Not for the manufacturer ;) :D. Lots of £££££'s back into the business. How many, genuinely, worry about the damage to the perception of the brand. Possibly Lexus?

And, for me, the definition of...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 13:10
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Well, no rain arrived and we "might" get a...

Well, no rain arrived and we "might" get a thunderstorm and/or some rain somewhere between 4pm and 6pm this afternoon.

Not helpful if you're trying to plan and get stuff done outside :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 08:23
Replies: 55
Views: 3,439
Posted By AndyN01
It's the reason I first came to own a 75 - after...

It's the reason I first came to own a 75 - after doing a bit of a hunt around for comfortable cars :D - the forum was just so comprehensive with the Buyers Guide and all the How to's. And being in...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 08:06
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright and dry here - for now. ...

Morning all.

Bright and dry here - for now.

The deluge is due to arrive in about an hour or so but hopefully won't stay around too long ;).

Have a safe and quiet fight Phil. And enjoy the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 14:07
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Not here it hasn't :eek:. Absolutely...

Not here it hasn't :eek:.

Absolutely chucking it down.

Fortunately got Quizzie's walk in early :}.

Mother in Law back from hospital check over. Nothing broken thankfully. "Just" some pretty...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 07:44
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Bright and dry here but...

Morning everyone.

Bright and dry here but rained overnight.

Thin, high cloud and forecast looks better than it did yesterday with the rain not arriving until late afternoon.

Just had a call...
Forum: Social Forum 8th September 2021, 13:39
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Wall to wall blue sky here. And hot. ...

Wall to wall blue sky here.

And hot.

Quizzie's walk will wait until later - much later ;).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 13:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,681
Posted By AndyN01
I would have thought that for that price it's...

I would have thought that for that price it's worth a go.

What's that, 1 or 2 months payments on a bland box :shrug:.

But I'd be in DEEP trouble if I went after all the motors that were a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 07:46
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By AndyN01
Cheers guys. eBay here I come. :}

Cheers guys.


eBay here I come. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 16:27
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By AndyN01
Vacuum Pipe

Hi all.

Looking at replacing all the vacuum pipes on my diesel 75 Tourer after reading about some hairy issues if/when one splits. :eek:

Looking for guidance/confirmation on:

Internal...
Forum: Social Forum 7th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Clear blue sky and properly...

Afternoon all.

Clear blue sky and properly warm today.

Quizzie went out early this morning (not early for Trikey or Stevestrat - a more civilised early ;)) and spent a great deal of time in the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By AndyN01
Happy birthday mate. Enjoy yourself :}

Happy birthday mate.

Enjoy yourself :}
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 13:26
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Ian. Enjoy the bread maker :}. It...

Hi Ian.

Enjoy the bread maker :}.

It gives you control over what goes into your bread. Be prepared to "play" with some of the recipes and if our's is anything to go by the lack of additives...
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 09:44
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Back from another weekend up...

Morning all.

Back from another weekend up North.

Had decent weather on Saturday and lovely on Sunday.

Saturday met up with our lads who'd been plunging into the water near Bowlees Visitors...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd September 2021, 18:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By AndyN01
Signed. Can't understand how an animal...

Signed.


Can't understand how an animal WITH TB would have survived 6 years :shrug:. If Geronimo had some sort of natural resistance that stoped the disease being fatal then surely that should be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2021, 08:41
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, You'll find these invaluable - with...

Hi,

You'll find these invaluable - with thanks to Arctic - as usual :D

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=192903

Go to post #9 for photos


And Union Wheels :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 08:41
Replies: 34
Views: 3,031
Posted By AndyN01
If it's a normal lead acid battery then about...

If it's a normal lead acid battery then about 95+% is recycled. In stark contrast to Li-ion which is about zilch as far as I can find out.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd September 2021, 08:38
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Same again here. Cool, dry and...

Morning all.

Same again here. Cool, dry and grey.

Nice to hear that the gaffer is making sure that you sleep well by keeping you company, Andy ;).

Bob, hope all goes well. :}.

Take care...
Forum: Social Forum 1st September 2021, 08:36
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Pretty much the same as...

Morning all.

Pretty much the same as yesterday and the day before. Dry, grey and cool.

Hoping to get an oil change in before the weekend as I reckon we'll be doing about 4K miles in September...
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 12:46
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Seen the Green Woodpecker this morning. It'...

Seen the Green Woodpecker this morning.

It' been a long while since he/she's been around - or at least seen to be around.

Does that mean summer's over?
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 08:56
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
We bought a SEBO from these folks: ...

We bought a SEBO from these folks:

https://seboshop.co.uk/sebo-vacuum-cleaners/buy-sebo-upright-vacuum-cleaner/reconditioned-sebo-vacuum-cleaner

They've always given us great advice and great...
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 12:12
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By AndyN01
When I was on two wheels setting out a route for...

When I was on two wheels setting out a route for the ride outs was a task in itself. Remember this is IAM/RoSPA not just a group of mates out for a hoon and everyone was expected to ride to the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 07:49
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By AndyN01
Wow. That's some achievement. ...

Wow.

That's some achievement.

Congratulations.
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 07:48
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Another grey and cool start to...

Morning all.

Another grey and cool start to the day. Still dry though and due to stay that way. Fingers crossed as loads of outdoor jobs to do.
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 16:39
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By AndyN01
For some odd reason AFAIK the 30mph one cannot...

For some odd reason AFAIK the 30mph one cannot legally be repeated :shrug:

So the one limit that you'd really like to be reminded about is the one "they" CAN'T put repeaters up for :duh:.

Here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 16:23
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By AndyN01
Just the other side of the Tyne to The Big Lamp...

Just the other side of the Tyne to The Big Lamp Brewery where I've met Rich (RPWC) a few times?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 08:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,423
Posted By AndyN01
Hi. Don't know much about snow tyres but...

Hi.

Don't know much about snow tyres but AFAIK a "T" rating is good up to 118mph.

Are you planning to do some snow racing competitions :D :eek:.
...
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 08:38
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. A bit grey and cool here. ...

Morning all.

A bit grey and cool here.

Started a bit of checking over yesterday as we've a manic September with treble our usual visits up north along with a holiday trip into Bob's territory....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 08:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,226
Posted By AndyN01
That's lovely. :} Enjoy her.

That's lovely. :}

Enjoy her.
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 13:35
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Nice weather here. Warm with...

Afternoon all.

Nice weather here. Warm with quite a bit of sunshine.

Quizzie's now relaxing after a hectic morning with both Bertie & Bridget ;).

Maybe I'll get a chance to have a look at a...
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 11:17
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Quick update. Not as warm as I first thought...

Quick update.

Not as warm as I first thought :eek:.

Still warm enough for Quizzie to go swimming though ;).
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 11:14
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By AndyN01
I wonder if it'll have any impact on the sales of...

I wonder if it'll have any impact on the sales of new cars?

Maybe not straight away but after there's been a few events/incidents/prosecutions/insurance cop outs?

Time will tell.
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 08:05
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright here but not actually...

Morning all.

Bright here but not actually sunny. Dry and warm.

Quizzie met Bridget for the first time yesterday. She's a black lab and one of Guide Dogs brood bitches. They had a great time...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 25th August 2021, 14:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry. Shall be missing this one as on...

Sorry.

Shall be missing this one as on babysitting duties rather a long way away.

Hope it goes well and the weather is kind.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 09:48
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AndyN01
Hi and welcome along. This might be of some...

Hi and welcome along.

This might be of some help:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=301320

and

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=313822
Forum: Social Forum 25th August 2021, 09:33
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. We've got the drab grey this...

Morning all.

We've got the drab grey this morning. Still dry which is good as the lawns need cutting.
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 17:06
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Now isn't it good to hear that someone who does a...

Now isn't it good to hear that someone who does a decent job gets a decent amount of money :}. I'm sure that how it's supposed to work. ;).


:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd August 2021, 10:36
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Visited Cragside yesterday....

Morning all.

Visited Cragside yesterday. Very interesting place :}. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cragside

Back at home after an interesting drive back to the Midlands.

Left the North East...
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2021, 12:57
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By AndyN01
As I've got this far can I have one too? :D

As I've got this far can I have one too? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 12:49
Replies: 45
Views: 4,749
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry to hear that you're stepping down. ...

Sorry to hear that you're stepping down.

Enjoy whatever activities you choose to pursue for your own pleasure.

Thanks for everything that you (and the other Mods) have done.

All the best.
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2021, 12:37
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Up in the North East on...

Morning all.

Up in the North East on babysitting duty.

Great day yesterday with a lovely walk around Causey Arch - apparently the world's oldest railway bridge...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks. I've done it again and got the same...

Thanks.

I've done it again and got the same result. No sign of any "P" anything

Now wondering if I'm looking at the right/wrong thing.

I've had the lead since 2019 and used it before - FTDI...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 08:44
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By AndyN01
TOAF Error codes - where to start looking

Hi all.

Plugged TOAF in the other day and got these codes:

C7 Lever type sensor 1 - Short circuit to batt +; Sporadic error

F4 Can-Bus 244 - Open circuit; Sporadic error

20 Logic Power...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2021, 08:10
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. A bit bland here. Grey and...

Morning all.

A bit bland here. Grey and coolish, but dry.

As for summer, Jeff .... It's August, what did you expect :eek: :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 09:38
Replies: 37
Views: 2,937
Posted By AndyN01
This one crops up quite regularly. IMHO the...

This one crops up quite regularly.

IMHO the correct first question is:

How much will it cost to replace the 75 and will that car absolutely, definitely give you the reliability/comfort/economy...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 09:24
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Dreadful news. Brings the minor trials and...

Dreadful news.

Brings the minor trials and tribulations of daily living into perspective.

Condolences to the families.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 15:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By AndyN01
I know it's a pre facelift but this has popped...

I know it's a pre facelift but this has popped up.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=314731

Just to make your life more complicated than it already is :duh: :D.
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2021, 13:08
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
So, with all the latest super-dooper tech it...

So, with all the latest super-dooper tech it doesn't tell you that the door's open?

Sort of surprised it lets you move at all.

And how could you not notice :shrug:.

Brightened up my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 08:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,268
Posted By AndyN01
What do you do that needs a Tourer? We do...

What do you do that needs a Tourer?

We do because of Quizzie our golden lab. We had a saloon when she was a pup but she had soon outgrown the back seat, particularly if you wanted a human to be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 08:42
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By AndyN01
We had a look at a couple of Jag's before ending...

We had a look at a couple of Jag's before ending up with the Passat and, of course, then coming back to the fold.

Rust was bubbling up through the paint in many places.

The "Ooh it's a...
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2021, 08:35
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and decidedly cool here....

Morning all.

Grey and decidedly cool here. Dry at the moment but showers are due later on.

Wonder what joys today will bring :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 15th August 2021, 08:23
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, Overcast and cool here too. ...

Morning all,

Overcast and cool here too.

Should be improving as the day goes on but more rain forecast later this evening.

Got another soaking yesterday walking Quizzie. I think I might...
Forum: Social Forum 14th August 2021, 08:19
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Another nice morning here. Have a good day,...

Another nice morning here.

Have a good day, whatever you get up to. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 17:13
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
A bit of a tip for getting pets into baskets. ...

A bit of a tip for getting pets into baskets.

Regularly put their food in the basket. That way they associate the basket with good stuff - food - not bad stuff - a visit to the vets. Might not be...
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 13:54
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Good Luck with that ;). We'll all send you a...

Good Luck with that ;).

We'll all send you a get well card and maybe chip in for the reconstruction surgery to whichever hospital you attend for severe lacerations and deep, infected, bites.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,042
Posted By AndyN01
If it's surplus to requirements then I'd get rid....

If it's surplus to requirements then I'd get rid.

There's not too many of the general public who'd contemplate buying a car with 200K. If it was a BMW or Merc you might but (at the risk of being...
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 08:29
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Bright, sunny and warm...

Morning everyone.

Bright, sunny and warm here.

Fed Quizzie, put the washing out and about to have breakfast. Hey, life in the fast lane ;).




Which fish market? Looe?
Forum: Was it you? 12th August 2021, 10:26
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By AndyN01
Blue Saloon Banners Gate, Surtton Coldfield

Hi.

At about 11:15 Wednesday morning by the Church on Banners Gate Road heading towards the traffic lights.

Thanks for the wave :}.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2021, 10:19
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry to hear about the breakdown. Once in 10...

Sorry to hear about the breakdown. Once in 10 years and at 170K says a great deal about these cars and how you look after yours.

Thank your lucky stars she wasn't something "modern" with the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2021, 10:15
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By AndyN01
What Arctic says - as usual :D:D

What Arctic says - as usual :D:D
Forum: Social Forum 12th August 2021, 10:09
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. The Midlands is bathed in...

Morning all.

The Midlands is bathed in sunshine from a clear blue sky. Nicely warm. :}.

Guide Dog puppy class opened up last week, so we popped along. Slightly embarrassing when 4 month old...
Forum: Social Forum 10th August 2021, 08:56
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and a bit cool here. Dry...

Morning all.

Grey and a bit cool here. Dry though.

SWMBO is off today so who knows what I'll be up to :shrug:

I'm not taking bets on that it'll have nothing to do with cars of any variety...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2021, 08:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By AndyN01
Those familiar to the Nano meets will know that I...

Those familiar to the Nano meets will know that I do headlights there.

I use Britemax Extreme Elements to seal them. We know that lasts about 3 years because the ones I did in 2018 are starting...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2021, 08:16
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast and damp here. Nothing...

Morning all.

Overcast and damp here. Nothing like what's been happening in other parts of the country though.

Quizzie met a 3 year old black lab on her walk yesterday. What a pair of excited...
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2021, 19:18
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By AndyN01
Condolences from me too. Remember the love.

Condolences from me too.

Remember the love.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 12:04
Replies: 121
Views: 8,976
Posted By AndyN01
Had a half hour chat with Rich this morning. ...

Had a half hour chat with Rich this morning.

He's perfectly able to chat with just the odd few words that are not in context, which is good news.

He's also aware of what's happening and can...
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2021, 11:46
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Dry and bright at the moment...

Morning all.

Dry and bright at the moment but thunderstorms due to roll in later.

Had a chat with Rich for about half an hour. Sounds like he's getting there and is well supported. I'll post up...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 7th August 2021, 17:36
Replies: 103
Views: 9,414
Posted By AndyN01
Pleased to see another meet. Thanks for all...

Pleased to see another meet.

Thanks for all the efforts that have been made to get something up and happening this year. :bowdown:

Sadly I won't be able to come along as it's our babysitting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 17:29
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By AndyN01
The only thing I can think of is it being a press...

The only thing I can think of is it being a press car.

Maybe they think that makes it hugely desirable and therefore expensive :shrug:.

Is there actual provenance for this car??

Good luck to...
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 16:16
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Thanks. Nope, you're not going on too much. ...

Thanks.

Nope, you're not going on too much.

Always interesting to hear (no pun intended) about other folks set ups.

I wonder if valves are a bit like steam trains? They lead you gently by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 16:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,817
Posted By AndyN01
Sadly I suspect this is another one of the.... ...

Sadly I suspect this is another one of the....

A lady goes into a garage.....and comes out with a string of half truths or just plain lies and a potential bill many times the actual amount needed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 14:19
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By AndyN01
There's nothing like the Great British Public...

There's nothing like the Great British Public :duh:.

I've sold some stuff with no reserve and, sure enough, someone asks the question about what's the minimum I'll accept. Erm..... there's no...
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 14:12
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
I don't know too many folks who still use a valve...

I don't know too many folks who still use a valve amplifier.

I do and love the sound. And yes, it helps to keep the room warm ;).

Enjoy your music. :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 08:36
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Currently it's dry and bright,...

Morning all.

Currently it's dry and bright, but that's due to change :mad:.

Could be another morning walk for Quizzie ;).
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 07:39
Replies: 24
Views: 812
Posted By AndyN01
+1 for Nextbase. Mine have a suction mount...

+1 for Nextbase.

Mine have a suction mount and have been secure.

Consider how sophisticated you want them to be. Some have GPS with speed tracking, bluetooth etc

And yes, get an...
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2021, 08:12
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By AndyN01
The guy is a true sporting legend. :bowdown: ...

The guy is a true sporting legend. :bowdown:

How many can say that every circuit they go to is their "home" race :shrug:.

Hope he has a very long and very "Haaaappppyyyy" retirement.
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2021, 08:07
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Squirrels are the trigger for Quizzie's zero to...

Squirrels are the trigger for Quizzie's zero to max running speed. :eek:

Pretty much everything else she loves and wants to play, but squirrels are a whole different story.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th August 2021, 14:03
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By AndyN01
Do you by any chance have one of the "MoT Only"...

Do you by any chance have one of the "MoT Only" places near to you?

About 30 odd years ago a new "garage" opened up near us doing just MoT's. Bit of a gimmick at the time.

No repairs, no...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2021, 13:48
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Posted By AndyN01
Rain has arrived here. Quizzie's curled up...

Rain has arrived here.

Quizzie's curled up fast asleep after her morning walk.

Sounds like one or two on here would happily join her ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 09:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,497
Posted By AndyN01
The most I've had at one time was 4. But...

The most I've had at one time was 4.

But that was when I had access to storage. HS2 has now removed that because they've decided that not only do they want to land grab, it's not enough to just...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2021, 08:56
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright, sunny and dry here -...

Morning all.

Bright, sunny and dry here - for now.

Change of routine for Quizzie as she's about to go out for her walk since I have no real enthusiasm for getting soaked if we leave it until...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 08:49
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By AndyN01
Sadly, yes, I missed the Rock & Roll years :duh:....

Sadly, yes, I missed the Rock & Roll years :duh:. I blame it on my parents ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 18:24
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks everyone for the useful info...... ...

Thanks everyone for the useful info......

And the wildly inaccurate age guessing.....

And the reason why the folks on here are the great and the good. ;).

Cheers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 21:34
Replies: 34
Views: 2,137
Posted By AndyN01
I just can't be bothered to hunt around to save a...

I just can't be bothered to hunt around to save a few ££'s for spares from some random outfit on eBay.

I just ask Mickyboy or DMGRS.

Never had an issue with either of them and I'm sure that if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:22
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By AndyN01
Looks like you'll be spending rather more on the...

Looks like you'll be spending rather more on the socket than the replacement nut. :eek:.

A quick Google search comes up at around £15 for a 1/2" drive.

I think a 1&3/8" imperial AF socket might...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 14:11
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By AndyN01
Cheers Mike. I've been called an old person...

Cheers Mike.

I've been called an old person breaking wind on several occasions - something to do with driving a Rover 75 and being focussed on comfort but it's not my 70th.

Nor my 80th before...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 09:00
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By AndyN01
Hiring a large motorhome

Hi all.

It's a "big" birthday for me next year and we're looking to go to Le Mans.

Thinking of a 6 berth (?) motorhome to drive down and be our base so we're not at the mercy of the on site...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 08:54
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and cool here too, but...

Morning all.

Grey and cool here too, but dry.

Quizzie was fascinated by the combine harvesters that are working the fields near us. Perfectly happy, just something to see.

At least she...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd August 2021, 08:49
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By AndyN01
Contact "Arctic" on here. He'll have...

Contact "Arctic" on here.

He'll have some.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2021, 13:15
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By AndyN01
So the answer for "polluting" vehicles is to make...

So the answer for "polluting" vehicles is to make them go further, or pay a charge. I wonder which one they'll go for - assuming they can't just pass the charge on to someone else? :duh:.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2021, 09:13
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Been missing for a couple of...

Morning all.

Been missing for a couple of days with trips to West Midlands Safari Park with our grandson and a family birthday party.

And it stayed dry :D

Had a great weekend :}.

Good to...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 07:47
Replies: 17
Views: 383
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday, Rev. Do something lovely...

Happy Birthday, Rev.

Do something lovely today - for yourself :D.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 09:20
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By AndyN01
Take the Audi ONLY if you are prepared for...

Take the Audi ONLY if you are prepared for regular bills that are more than the Rover is worth and potentially ones that will make your eyes water.

Do a bit of homework and see what stuff dies...
Forum: Social Forum 29th July 2021, 09:28
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright and sunny here. Ah,...

Morning all.

Bright and sunny here.

Ah, the wonders of modern technology :eek:.

Got back home from Quizzie's walk yesterday afternoon with only one of us wet :}.

Sometimes they do get the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 15:27
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
And sometimes they get it right. :eek: Said...

And sometimes they get it right. :eek:

Said rain starting at 15:10. Got the washing in at 15:00 and wa hay.... it started to rain at 15:15.

Due to stop in 10 minutes and then dry until 17:00.
...
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 14:04
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
And now we have bright sunshine and it's sensibly...

And now we have bright sunshine and it's sensibly pleasant and warm :duh:.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 14:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,566
Posted By AndyN01
That's dreadful. I hope you get a good...

That's dreadful.

I hope you get a good amount of refund in compensation.

Small businesses are my usual go to as, in general, they seem to do a better job and care more about the customers they...
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 12:48
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Just started to chuck it down. :mad:. Time...

Just started to chuck it down. :mad:.

Time for lunch then ;).
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 08:24
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday Rich. Looking forward to...

Happy Birthday Rich.

Looking forward to meeting up again hopefully quite soon.

Quizzie sends kisses and wants to know where her treat is. ;).

All the best mate.
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2021, 08:21
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Like many others it threw it...

Morning all.

Like many others it threw it down last night.

But dry with the sun trying to break through now.

Have a good one.
Forum: Social Forum 27th July 2021, 21:57
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Got Quizzie out for her walk and got soaked to...

Got Quizzie out for her walk and got soaked to the skin. :mad:

So much for "There will be no rain for the next 120 minutes" when I checked the forecast.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2021, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By AndyN01
There was a recentish thread... Here it is:...

There was a recentish thread...

Here it is: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=314152

Happy shopping :}
Forum: Social Forum 27th July 2021, 13:38
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
No boyfriend for Quizzie this morning - he's a...

No boyfriend for Quizzie this morning - he's a poorly boy, off his food and generally not well. :mad:.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 27th July 2021, 08:49
Replies: 103
Views: 9,414
Posted By AndyN01
Really pleased to hear that those nice clear...

Really pleased to hear that those nice clear headlights worked well :}

Great to meet you and look forward to seeing you again.

Take care mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2021, 08:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,524
Posted By AndyN01
Now that your misdemeanour has been slept...

Now that your misdemeanour has been slept on......

Are you still with us?
Forum: Social Forum 27th July 2021, 08:37
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Light grey cloud here and rain...

Morning all.

Light grey cloud here and rain overnight but no thunderstorms - unless I slept right through them.

Supposed to be decent this morning with showers/rain this afternoon.

Hoping to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 08:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,472
Posted By AndyN01
Congratulations. Have a truly fantastic life...

Congratulations.

Have a truly fantastic life together full of laughter and Love.
Forum: Social Forum 26th July 2021, 08:52
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Very bright but not actually...

Morning all.

Very bright but not actually sunny here. Sensibly warm :}.

Washing out on the line.

Popping across to return my friend's massive gazebo that we borrow for the nano. He lives...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2021, 22:48
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By AndyN01
What's happened so that you need to replace the...

What's happened so that you need to replace the caliper

Could it not be rebuilt with new seals etc?
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2021, 08:14
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast and cool here. No...

Morning all.

Overcast and cool here.

No real rain at the Nano yesterday :}. We had a few drops for 5 minutes and that was it. The thunderstorms never arrived - thankfully.

Had a great time....
Forum: Social Forum 24th July 2021, 07:47
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast but still quite bright...

Morning all.

Overcast but still quite bright here. Definitely cooler :}.

Off to the Nano in an hour or so with the polishing gear to do a few headlights. Taking a mate's huge gazebo for the...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2021, 16:38
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Posted By AndyN01
Just had to pop out to pick up fuel and a bit of...

Just had to pop out to pick up fuel and a bit of shopping.


Dash is reading 31 degrees, and it feels like it too. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 08:47
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By AndyN01
Worth giving these guys a call. ...

Worth giving these guys a call.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=307829

https://www.marshallperformancemotors.co.uk/

Chris comes well recommended.


Not sure now.......
Forum: Social Forum 22nd July 2021, 08:20
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. No cloud today. Bright, sunny...

Morning all.

No cloud today. Bright, sunny and hot already.

Here's the way to cool off - mind you it was coming up to 9pm last night anyway.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 13:48
Replies: 15
Views: 827
Posted By AndyN01
I've had both saloons & tourers, all diesel, one...

I've had both saloons & tourers, all diesel, one automatic.

IMHO there's a couple of things to consider:

Saloons are quieter. Somehow a bit more refined.

Tourers are more practical - it's...
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 08:55
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By AndyN01
Follows on from Brum. Guess what? I used to...

Follows on from Brum.

Guess what? I used to go "into town" for some stuff but now will happily find somewhere else to spend my money.

It'll be fascinating to look back in, say, 10 years time...
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 08:46
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday mate. Looking forward to...

Happy Birthday mate.

Looking forward to catching up with you at a Nano or other event soon.

Quizzie will give you a birthday kiss if you ask nicely. :D
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 08:44
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast here :eek:. Temp at 21...

Morning all.

Overcast here :eek:. Temp at 21 but it actually feels cool. Due to go back up to 28 :duh:.

Struggling with the forecaster's description of "mostly sunny" for the next hour when...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2021, 11:35
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Sorry I haven't been around for...

Morning all.

Sorry I haven't been around for a few days.

Had a very minor bump which has turned into a nightmare.

Anyway, absolutely baking here. If we get Quizzie out it's not been until...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2021, 17:09
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By AndyN01
I've just had a set from Matt Dickins at the...

I've just had a set from Matt Dickins at the recommendation of Rick-sta. Including the correct "smiley" shaped rear one.

m17tt180@gmail.com (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/m17tt180@gmail.com)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 16:13
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By AndyN01
At least it's there ;) :duh:. Hope this is...

At least it's there ;) :duh:.

Hope this is the last time you'll need to rummage around in there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 08:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,304
Posted By AndyN01
I had a similar issue a while ago. As with you...

I had a similar issue a while ago. As with you only leaked when the tank was brimmed.

Turned out that the black rubber seal between the tank and the pump/pipes etc. wasn't even there :mad:.
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 08:21
Replies: 161,994
Views: 6,747,153
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey, cool but dry at the...

Morning all.

Grey, cool but dry at the moment.

Not being a great footy follower can anyone explain how a yellow card is actually any hindrance whatsoever to the team that gets one (unless the...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2021, 19:54
Replies: 161,994
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Posted By AndyN01
Wa hey :}:}:} I'm home from walking Quizzie...

Wa hey :}:}:}

I'm home from walking Quizzie and I'm dry ;)


But found out that the local farmer is trying to get a footpath/right of way closed off. They've already chained a gate shut.
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