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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2019, 08:40
Replies: 156
Views: 3,749
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The spark is all the capacitors in the cars...

The spark is all the capacitors in the cars electronic systems, charging back up. A second attempt to connect soon after the first will produce a much reduced spark.



As I have said several...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2019, 15:07
Replies: 156
Views: 3,749
Posted By HarryM1BYT
And where do you imagine all of these items are...

And where do you imagine all of these items are made? China, all are manufactured in China. CTEK, Lidl, Aldi all get their supply from China, assembled in China, the components are made in China.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2019, 10:10
Replies: 156
Views: 3,749
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I too have looked inside them - well made, to...

I too have looked inside them - well made, to modern standards, good design and using microprocessors to carefully control the charge process. In fact just like the Ctek. I have past experience of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2019, 07:32
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I (sort of) miss those calls. I installed a set...

I (sort of) miss those calls. I installed a set of BT8500 phones, which includes a caller filter, which is settable for various levels of call blocking. I have it set to the max., if your number is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2019, 11:37
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The difference between that and this case, is...

The difference between that and this case, is that yours was likely a civil debt which the police will have no interest in. These people it seems were swindled on the face of it, by fraud - which is...
Forum: Social Forum 14th February 2019, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have no idea really. We have several silver...

I have no idea really. We have several silver birch next to it and it wasn't silver birch, or willow. It has a course, rough bark is about as much as I know. It had spread sideways blocking access to...
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2019, 11:20
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Log burner - anyone want some timber

I had a 30 foot tree come down in the gale, quite spindly at the top, but thicker at the bottom - too big to manage with my biggest bow saw, maybe around 12", so it needs a chain saw to tackle the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2019, 09:57
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By HarryM1BYT
For months, we have had him on daily tablets,...

For months, we have had him on daily tablets, 'joint sticks' chews and a teaspoonful of cod liver oil sprinkled on his food. We ran out of the tablets a few weeks ago, so we have just been giving him...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2019, 22:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By HarryM1BYT
With the engine under panel in place, bet it...

With the engine under panel in place, bet it becomes much worse without it.


I thought I remembered the Saab 99 having a figure around 0.32?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2019, 21:59
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You need a bolt which pinches the engine cover...

You need a bolt which pinches the engine cover tight, before it bottoms in the hole. You can grind the end from any bolts which is too long.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2019, 21:54
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By HarryM1BYT
One of my mods actually !

One of my mods actually !
Forum: Social Forum 11th February 2019, 21:29
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That was the main reason for which I wanted...

That was the main reason for which I wanted anaesthetic, a very strong reaction to anything going down my throat - I even struggle to get pills down - so it would be easier for them.
Forum: Social Forum 11th February 2019, 19:25
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I had an OGD (camera down the oesophagus) in...

I had an OGD (camera down the oesophagus) in August, when I was rushed in on B&T's due to a serious bleed and considerable blood loss. My first in August when semi conscious due to blood loss - ...
Forum: Social Forum 11th February 2019, 19:05
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I seem to only get telephone appointments now and...

I seem to only get telephone appointments now and in regards to the Atovastatin, it was the head of the practice who rang me. He said stop taking it for a month, to see if that cures the cramp and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 21:09
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I would suggest they will be very unlikely to get...

I would suggest they will be very unlikely to get their money back, it will be long gone, but putting a group complaint into the police, they may well be able to have him traced and have stopped from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 18:26
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is what I would suggest. For the police to...

That is what I would suggest. For the police to progress it, then they will need a list of those who have ordered, paid for and not received their items. These people need to provide their full...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2019, 15:30
Replies: 63
Views: 6,033
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I treated myself to a professional PTC (?)...

I treated myself to a professional PTC (?) several years ago, along with one of those wall mount Aldi auto pull out/ roll up air lines. Garage is plumbed for the air line, with a fixed compressor....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 10:57
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
To repeat.... This guy is a confidence...

To repeat....


This guy is a confidence trickster, a deliberate fraud - the evidence I have read suggests that his actions were entirely deliberate and something he is continuing to do for his...
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2019, 00:37
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They soon become wise as to what and how to get...

They soon become wise as to what and how to get away with things. The female never dares to jump on the sofa or bed when Jean is around, but as soon as she goes out - up she jumps. Her big brother...
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 08:44
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I always judge their likes and dislikes, by how...

I always judge their likes and dislikes, by how quickly they 'take' to things. Where food is concerned they each have their likes and dislikes, but he is very choosy. Last night we had steak and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 08:24
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My symptoms cleared up much quicker than that,...

My symptoms cleared up much quicker than that, the very next day. The most obvious was the feeling, but only a feeling of a tremor in my left hand. The impression of tremor was so great, I was...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2019, 19:28
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yes, BC's ! We repurposed old bed quilts, folded...

Yes, BC's ! We repurposed old bed quilts, folded and put in quilt covers originally as beds for them, but they tended to shove them all over so they needed frequent rearranging.


These are much...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2019, 17:42
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I read somewhere that several companies now...

I read somewhere that several companies now produce, so might be a bit cheaper now. The advice re-side effects, seems to be try several different statins.



I found out what the doc had made...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2019, 10:09
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Dog comfort

We have two BC's one getting quite old and his much younger very troublesome, constantly teasing step-sister. The pair are best mates. In October a local newly opened Home Bargains were selling nice,...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2019, 09:33
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It has always been thus! Hospital...

It has always been thus!


Hospital consultant early last year with an MRI found I'd had a very minor stroke in the distant past and that I had a partially blocked artery feeding the left side of...
Forum: Technology Forum 7th February 2019, 00:29
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I will look into that, but its not on the car,...

I will look into that, but its not on the car, its to tap into my boiler/heating systems ebus - thanks, but for the moment I am still struggling with the basics of making it do anything. It arrived...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2019, 00:19
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The suggestions I have read on line, suggest...

The suggestions I have read on line, suggest trying other statins to see which do not cause issues. Now I know it is the atorvastatin, I can see what else they can offer me - yes its to help with T2....
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2019, 10:20
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Statins

I have been prescribed Atorvastatin for around the past 12 months, amongst a mix of other things I started at the same time. During the time I have suffered lots of muscle cramps, but wasn't sure...
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2019, 21:40
Replies: 45
Views: 1,344
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Is that not where cruise control really comes...

Is that not where cruise control really comes into its own? :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 12:15
Replies: 45
Views: 1,344
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I just leave the sunroof open a smidgen to do...

I just leave the sunroof open a smidgen to do that.


That reminds me - My father's 1950's Morris Oxford had a rear blind, manual of course, operated by a pull cord in the roof lining.
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd February 2019, 11:00
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Any Arduino experts here?

As a project, I'm looking at tapping into the data on the Ebus of my heating system, with a PC, to log its performance.


I came across this Arduino interface...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 00:29
Replies: 45
Views: 1,344
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My satnav bongs and shows up a turn icon, on the...

My satnav bongs and shows up a turn icon, on the motorway it shows me which lane I need to be in and does a countdown to the slip. Where there are roundabouts, it shows the turns at the next two with...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd February 2019, 20:55
Replies: 45
Views: 1,344
Posted By HarryM1BYT
In the order I find them most useful.. 1....

In the order I find them most useful..


1. Satnav
2. Cruise
3. FBH/ heated seats
4. Climate
5. Rain sensing wipers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2019, 12:09
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
All true, but if he is still taking money and...

All true, but if he is still taking money and intentionally not fulfilling orders, it has become fraudulent. Only you guys who have paid for items and not received them, can know how big this issue...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2019, 18:39
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry I cannot join in, because all that I...

Sorry I cannot join in, because all that I ordered and paid for turned up and has performed faultlessly for years. I was privately warmed by a mod, that he might be dodgy after I had paid, which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2019, 09:02
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well, it confirms he has been recently still...

Well, it confirms he has been recently still active, if the site has been updated.



That phone number rings, I have just tried it and it doesn't sound when rung as if it is redirecting the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2019, 08:41
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Don't believe photos, they can be so easily...

Don't believe photos, they can be so easily lifted from a genuine website. A local to me, whom I am aware of - set up a glowing website, full of photos of the work he had done, a portfolio, very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2019, 08:27
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It also doesn't explain why some members on this...

It also doesn't explain why some members on this forum have operated a very profitable business on the side, via the forum and for years - without having to pay up as a trader status.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2019, 08:16
Replies: 501
Views: 43,885
Posted By HarryM1BYT
This seems to be open, still offering items and...

This seems to be open, still offering items and last updated last October - https://navallstore.com
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2019, 09:30
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Saving up - kids and pocket money

They are wittering on about kids earning pocket money and learning to value what they earn and save it...


As a kid, getting pocket money then older doing Saturday job, I never associated the...
Forum: Technology Forum 24th January 2019, 00:36
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Two more water heating sessions and it was...

Two more water heating sessions and it was perfect :D


Though I found the boiler was wastefully cycling a bit, when just heating water, so I have delved into the boiler's settings to adjust it so...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd January 2019, 11:37
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yesterday evening I got the bright idea to reset...

Yesterday evening I got the bright idea to reset the boiler to factory defaults, followed by setting the system to call for HW. For the very first time it did what it had been asked to do. Just the...
Forum: Technology Forum 21st January 2019, 10:18
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I look after my own system, though I did get a...

I look after my own system, though I did get a Vaillant agent to do the basic install of the new boiler last March.



If your system needed flushing, obviously it has been lacking inhibitor for...
Forum: Technology Forum 20th January 2019, 18:44
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Thanks, but I am still trying to get my head...

Thanks, but I am still trying to get my head around its problems, I have just found another issue, with the Legionaire system program. It is supposed to ignore the set temperature for the HW...
Forum: Technology Forum 20th January 2019, 12:31
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By HarryM1BYT
CH & HW system upgrading

I wonder if anyone might have some familiarity with Vaillant heating systems?


I had a new EcoTec 418 Pure installed last March, on my open vented system to then find it only had one boiler...
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2019, 15:32
Replies: 277
Views: 21,699
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The different bus companies seem to each have...

The different bus companies seem to each have their bus journey planners, but I have seen one which integrates them all/most.
Forum: Technology Forum 16th January 2019, 12:49
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By HarryM1BYT
So many blind alleys, so many people suggesting...

So many blind alleys, so many people suggesting different fixes and so many potentially differing causes :mad:


I made some progress yesterday on this - I managed to get a reliable 4.5Mhz output...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2019, 22:04
Replies: 277
Views: 21,699
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There is a bus journey plotter online somewhere....

There is a bus journey plotter online somewhere. You just enter where you are, where you want to go and when - it does the rest..
Forum: Technology Forum 15th January 2019, 17:32
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Mending stuff - anyone into radio / electronics

Following on from the Mending Stuff thread, is anyone able to take a look at a troublesome circuit and express an opinion on a fix please?


It is the 18Mhz oscillator, feeding the PLL circuit in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2019, 01:18
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My present project, is to fix a fine old, but...

My present project, is to fix a fine old, but still fairly modern fancy radio receiver. A Yeasu FRG 8800, with the optional narrow filters and VHF band. It developed issues just out of guarantee, in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 13:14
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
OK :duh: I just tend to wear a bib and...

OK :duh:


I just tend to wear a bib and braces (dungarees style) when working, they get washed rarely and just hang in the garage.



We never use the drier, its a condensing type. I long...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 10:27
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I agree, that is excessive. Once per week here,...

I agree, that is excessive. Once per week here, but even that isn't necessary. We could go for several weeks without need for washing, we have more than enough clothes to last out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2019, 12:10
Replies: 23
Views: 25,995
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It might be worth asking John, here - ...

It might be worth asking John, here -


https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2701658&postcount=42


Though it sounds as if he, like me, is having to take things easy too.
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2019, 19:55
Replies: 80
Views: 2,907
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Nope, that read absolutely perfectly to my eyes...

Nope, that read absolutely perfectly to my eyes :D


I do still get the odd twinge of slight tooth ache and an occaisional nueralgia :duh:


Odd that they have not suggested or offered...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2019, 19:19
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I suspect that if they tested the compensator at...

I suspect that if they tested the compensator at all, that it would pass without issues. Only in service, where the drums became rusty after little use, did the handbrake need extra strength to be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2019, 08:58
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
As with the car batteries, manufacturers can...

As with the car batteries, manufacturers can easily afford to double and treble the guarantee period, if they double or triple the cost. Simple economics - double the cost and they can provide a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2019, 23:24
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have just replaced my large screen plasma with...

I have just replaced my large screen plasma with an even larger Smart LCD set. Not the very latest model, but new and discounted. My thoughts were that the new set would soon save its cost in reduced...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2019, 23:03
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They already do that with car batteries, you can...

They already do that with car batteries, you can buy one with a 3 year, or the same one with a 5 year - the difference? Just guarantee, labelling and of course the price..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2019, 20:11
Replies: 53
Views: 1,893
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I think they are lasting much longer than they...

I think they are lasting much longer than they used to. The difference now is that they tend to be thrown away, rather than being repaired. The reasons being multiple - owners lack the skill, or the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2019, 22:52
Replies: 80
Views: 2,907
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You will be back to normal next day. Never mind...

You will be back to normal next day. Never mind the soft food, get something tough to test your new teeth out and bed them in..


I was chomping nuts the same day..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2019, 20:22
Replies: 157
Views: 17,514
Posted By HarryM1BYT
This one I think... ...

This one I think...
http://www.tedgum.pl/katalog/60/1199/5542/00607021/7021
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2019, 00:36
Replies: 24
Views: 1,829
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The polishing up is easy enough, the issue is the...

The polishing up is easy enough, the issue is the longevity once it has been done - once done, they soon return to the dullness in weeks. Obviously all the effort removes what ever coating was...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2019, 13:04
Replies: 42
Views: 1,659
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We needed something good at picking up pet hair. ...

We needed something good at picking up pet hair.



Our vac is an upright AEG, pet hair special, which I bought around four years ago. As an upright it is great for pet hairs, but trying to use...
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd January 2019, 23:25
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Amish family in New York

The Amish Religion are a group of people that live a life completely cut off from civilization but one day a Catholic Church invite a family to stay for a weekend in a New York Hotel.the Father...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2019, 20:59
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Unlikely source, but even with no FBH pump...

Unlikely source, but even with no FBH pump installed, the pipe work is there in place and could still be a potential source of a leak, if the pipe rots. The pump fits under the chassis on the...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2018, 00:13
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There are a lot of these 'tradesmen' about, it...

There are a lot of these 'tradesmen' about, it always makes me wary of employing anyone to do anything, but there are exceptions who do a thoroughly workman like and professional job.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 30th December 2018, 19:19
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You say you re-used the existing amp (HK amp?),...

You say you re-used the existing amp (HK amp?), might that have suffered form damp? Lead solder as used on PCB tracks can develop conductive 'whiskers', perhaps the amp has developed these lead...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2018, 10:23
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Mine was originally installed as an open vented...

Mine was originally installed as an open vented system, CH header tank, HW header tank and a large copper cylinder. When the original none condensing boiler was about due for replacement 6 or more...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2018, 23:03
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By HarryM1BYT
When soldering pipe, just polish up the two...

When soldering pipe, just polish up the two surfaces with a bit of wire wool, apply some flux then heat them with a decent blow lamp until the solder melts and you see a ring of solder appear all the...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2018, 22:49
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sealed system? Even the tiniest of leaks, some...

Sealed system? Even the tiniest of leaks, some invisible can cause the pressure to be lost. Frequent having to top it up will cause airiated water to be put in, rust and sludge.

If the leak(s)...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2018, 22:17
Replies: 27
Views: 689
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Copper pipe soldering, with the right tools, is...

Copper pipe soldering, with the right tools, is actually easier than electrical/ electronic soldering.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 29th December 2018, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Have you checked the wheel well for water?

Have you checked the wheel well for water?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2018, 22:10
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The Hi-Line kit is rather old now and things have...

The Hi-Line kit is rather old now and things have moved on a long way since then. Originally it had the following separate parts making up the full system..


1. Dumb display/ remote control in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2018, 21:46
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Connect meter, then very slowly rotate the wheel...

Connect meter, then very slowly rotate the wheel and tyre to check for the 48x switching points. A brick or similar on the ground as a position maker, mark the tyre with chalk or crayon, exactly at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2018, 21:35
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Is this the one...

Is this the one https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-MG-ZT-FUEL-PUMP-SEALING-RUBBER-RING-WGQ100080/312254428475?hash=item48b3d0753b:g:JSQAAOSwK9lbtJy6:rk:26:pf:0


One needed for each side (x2)..
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2018, 20:19
Replies: 42
Views: 1,659
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Got a Kirby Heritage II here, complete with all...

Got a Kirby Heritage II here, complete with all of the attachments known to man and hardly used. Bought and then she declared it was too heavy for her. Just sat occupying space in a cupboard.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2018, 21:50
Replies: 52
Views: 2,973
Posted By HarryM1BYT
A manual, left in gear is pretty much the same.

A manual, left in gear is pretty much the same.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2018, 14:18
Replies: 52
Views: 2,973
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It likely will need applying and driven slowly to...

It likely will need applying and driven slowly to clean the shoes and drums up, if the handbrake has never had much use.



My experience of the 75 handbrake adjustment suggests that is the 3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2018, 00:02
Replies: 52
Views: 2,973
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They do NOT self adjust, they do not really need...

They do NOT self adjust, they do not really need to there is very little wear occurs to need adjustment. Auto-adjustment you will find on cars, is where the car uses drum brakes for the footbrake....
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2018, 12:30
Replies: 64
Views: 2,207
Posted By HarryM1BYT
This one -...

This one - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunbeam_S7_and_S8#/media/File:Sunbeam_S7.jpg


It let him down once, when the shaft drive failed. He had asked a garage to top the oil up in the final...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2018, 11:45
Replies: 64
Views: 2,207
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Likewise mine too.. Raleigh moped, just...

Likewise mine too..


Raleigh moped, just to get me around the town as I worked all over town. Really it was pathetic and didn't last long, just long enough to get a full licence.


Francis...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2018, 10:16
Replies: 80
Views: 2,907
Posted By HarryM1BYT
As said, I received a temporary full upper...

As said, I received a temporary full upper denture, ready made which went straight in after extraction. Then some while later the permanent one, once the gums had settled.


It certainly felt...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2018, 22:17
Replies: 80
Views: 2,907
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I only had temporary partials for a short time,...

I only had temporary partials for a short time, but full dentures I found were much easier to keep in place, much more secure and easier to get on with.


The temporaries were made up ready to go...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2018, 22:02
Replies: 80
Views: 2,907
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My parents had all theirs out in their mid 20's...

My parents had all theirs out in their mid 20's as was normal then, to save a life of problems later in life???


I lasted through to my 50's, then said enough was enough and had the lot out. They...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2018, 21:41
Replies: 64
Views: 2,207
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Maybe my shape, but I found it very comfortable...

Maybe my shape, but I found it very comfortable for mile eating. I remember I added some bar adaptors, raise the bars a touch, which helped.



The only thing I didn't like comfort wise, was...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2018, 12:39
Replies: 64
Views: 2,207
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I got rid of my final bike a few years ago, an...

I got rid of my final bike a few years ago, an Honda VFR 750. It was better than mint when I bought it, but it was a bit too tall/wide in the saddle for me and I dropped it coming to a stop at least...
Forum: Technology Forum 20th December 2018, 21:36
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have - 2x 2.4Ghz and 2x 5Ghz. The cam only has...

I have - 2x 2.4Ghz and 2x 5Ghz. The cam only has 2.4Ghz available.



Anyway, as said all works fine now and at a higher frame rate, with a wired LAN connection to it.
Forum: Technology Forum 19th December 2018, 22:59
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I had the WiFi router access point about 15 feet...

I had the WiFi router access point about 15 feet away and about three feet above through a floor, around 16.5 feet LOS. I then tried moving the AP so it was almost directly above around 6 feet LOS,...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th December 2018, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By HarryM1BYT
WiFi and IP Cam issue

For several years I have had a web cam installed, so I could watch the front of the house for the postie etc.. I have two dogs, the postie often delivers at variable times, so I didn't want the dogs...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th December 2018, 10:54
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They, either LG or Freeview, though I think the...

They, either LG or Freeview, though I think the latter, have fixed it as of yesterday.


Since posting the above problem, I found a sort of fix to keep it working. Our area is served by 9 MUX (143...
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2018, 11:56
Replies: 37
Views: 896
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Jean says she has been given two free days by O2...

Jean says she has been given two free days by O2 as compensation for the outage. She is on O2, but didn't suffer any outage - WIN, WIN :icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th December 2018, 10:57
Replies: 58
Views: 2,573
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is correct as far as it goes, but don't some...

That is correct as far as it goes, but don't some of the later diesels have an extra air temperature sensor in the turbo air duct?
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2018, 15:34
Replies: 37
Views: 896
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It seems that the type of lost coverage varied...

It seems that the type of lost coverage varied across the country - some lost everything, some just voice, some just data..
Forum: Social Forum 7th December 2018, 21:40
Replies: 37
Views: 896
Posted By HarryM1BYT
O2 was working fine here yesterday for voice, was...

O2 was working fine here yesterday for voice, was it just data that failed?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2018, 23:23
Replies: 58
Views: 2,573
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The driver's door window (only this window) is...

The driver's door window (only this window) is fitted with a rubber strip along the top and front edge. Compression of the strip is the sensing device. I would assume that compression alters its...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2018, 11:58
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Impression after only one night... Jean...

Impression after only one night...


Jean said 'its all right!' which I guess is a thumbs up.


Me - The ends and sides seem unsupported, sit on the edge to put your slippers on and you sink...
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2018, 13:08
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Some instructions suggest they need to be left...

Some instructions suggest they need to be left for 72 hours to fully expand/ inflate themselves, others suggest three or four hours - so I settled on overnight and now it is on the bed, ready for a...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2018, 18:09
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Something like that :D

Something like that :D
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2018, 17:10
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By HarryM1BYT
New mattress

I while ago, I spent a week in hospital and they had these new I have just taken delivery of a new memory foam mattresses. Maybe I was rather 'out of it anyway', but I seemed to sleep rather well on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2018, 15:56
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By HarryM1BYT
80mA is still quite high;) Have you the...

80mA is still quite high;)


Have you the TV/SatNav units in the boot? If so, try unplugging those - have they suffered being flooded due to water ingress?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 00:20
Replies: 177
Views: 14,196
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The wider the angle of view, the more stable it...

The wider the angle of view, the more stable it will seem to be.
Forum: Technology Forum 26th November 2018, 23:53
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By HarryM1BYT
LG Catch-Up issue

Hi All,


First of all, is anyone else having issue with Freeview Play [1] working fine, but Catch-Up [2] in the EPG or Guide page not appearing or the terrestrial channels needing to be rescanned...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2018, 20:37
Replies: 62
Views: 3,475
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I saw that story too, it was on Watchdog or...

I saw that story too, it was on Watchdog or similar and involved either the AA or RAC relaying them home. I think there were several examples of issues with the same company.



I was one who...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2018, 17:55
Replies: 62
Views: 3,475
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It says 'subject to car being less than 6 years...

It says 'subject to car being less than 6 years old' on their site, no mention of charges for older vehicles and not really much detail about anything at all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2018, 10:30
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That delivery even surpassed 'Professor' Stanley...

That delivery even surpassed 'Professor' Stanley Unwin (was it? on Ester Ratzen's program long ago).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 23:16
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They are also investigating the companies who...

They are also investigating the companies who charge way over the odds on the 'never, never', for domestic items and furniture, such as BrightHouse. These companies falsely inflate the basic cash...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 22:56
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I am very grateful for those who remain loyal to...

I am very grateful for those who remain loyal to their energy/ car insurers/ breakdown cover/ home insurance/ ISP - because their paying over the odds, allows them to offer me a big discount for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2018, 10:10
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My understanding is that there were potentially...

My understanding is that there were potentially four drains, but not every car had all four, the later cars had fewer. The important ones, the crucial ones to keep clear, are the lower and more...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2018, 14:11
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Behind the side repeaters, within the cab.. If...

Behind the side repeaters, within the cab.. If the peizo sounders are too loud, a blob of blue tack, over the hole makes them quieter.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2018, 21:18
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By HarryM1BYT
If you buy 2x piezo sounders, designed for 12v,...

If you buy 2x piezo sounders, designed for 12v, you can connect the black leads to ground and the red lead to the wire feeding the side repeater lamp.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2018, 13:32
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I think I am correct in suggesting that... ...

I think I am correct in suggesting that...


Some will accept a deal based on a lower looser fee and an higher fee if they win your case..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2018, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Complete loss of power, then suddenly back -...

Complete loss of power, then suddenly back - usually suggests an electrical issue. Check out essential electrical connections, like ignition circuits etc..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2018, 22:46
Replies: 43
Views: 3,229
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is very easy to do. You just release the...

That is very easy to do. You just release the pushrod and unbolt the master from the bulkhead. If you then grease the plastic pipe at the other side of the bulkhead, you can then pull the master...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2018, 21:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The right angle bends of the thick and thin a/c...

The right angle bends of the thick and thin a/c pipes are being rubbed by the bonnet insulation (near the O/S upper engine mount) - eventually, a hole will be worn through and they will burst and...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2018, 20:50
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Ours is a 1955 3 bed semi on a none square plot...

Ours is a 1955 3 bed semi on a none square plot 170' x 82' x 150' x 30' (clockwise from the from gates). On it we have the house, large garage, large hut, summer house and caravan. Amongst it all,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2018, 18:57
Replies: 353
Views: 291,988
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No - they are drains, but they only allow...

No - they are drains, but they only allow drainage of some of the water, higher up.



You cannot see the drains, they are too deep below. One O/S is buried under the brake unit, which itself...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2018, 18:08
Replies: 353
Views: 291,988
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You have been very lucky so far then... ...

You have been very lucky so far then...


You need to remove those covers and check for water below them. The drains are at the very bottom and the plenums are the space between the two bulkheads....
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2018, 20:17
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By HarryM1BYT
A public thanks Steve, yes received..

A public thanks Steve, yes received..
Forum: Technology Forum 8th November 2018, 13:33
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry, broad it is :D I wasn't suggesting...

Sorry, broad it is :D


I wasn't suggesting the Geordies were thick, I would not dare ;)
Forum: Technology Forum 8th November 2018, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By HarryM1BYT
LG Magic remote - absolute magic!

It arrived yesterday, as a bit of a gadget nut - I had to order one for my LG 49UJ630V.



After a bit of a faff - it would only work partially with my TV, I managed to unregister then register,...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2018, 09:22
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Thanks Steve - It might take a day or two to get...

Thanks Steve - It might take a day or two to get in touch with him, but I will get back to you.
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2018, 22:28
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Renault parking sensors

I have just spent most of today, trying to work out how to re-attach a 2014 Renault (model???) front near/side parking sensor on a friends car and failed miserably...


He managed to just nudge a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2018, 23:34
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My garage base has sunk down slightly over the...

My garage base has sunk down slightly over the years and I ran a touch short of mix when laying it, so it has two problems...


1. It has a good level surface for 2/3 the length, then becomes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2018, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I'm not clear on what you are trying to actually...

I'm not clear on what you are trying to actually do, but there is the red LED on the dash, which flashes every few seconds when the car is locked. Might that signal be of some use to you?
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd November 2018, 15:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I cannot tell from here, I have the PB extension...

I cannot tell from here, I have the PB extension for Firefox which allowed them to be seen anyway.
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2018, 10:01
Replies: 134
Views: 3,769
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Nor I... They are much less powerful,...

Nor I...


They are much less powerful, they are expensive to buy and the replacement batteries if they survive long enough to need them, are expensive and not very green. I'm not convinced at all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 21:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I agree, the original compensator has a quite...

I agree, the original compensator has a quite limited range/ angle of compensation and from what I could see the range of the mini is much greater.



A good bash and / or a good yank on the...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 13:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I might be wrong, but I never heard of PB...

I might be wrong, but I never heard of PB deleting any images, only preventing the images from appearing on third party sites such as this.



I was suggesting that many users will have deleted...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 08:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Photobucket turnaround

Photobucket has now had a change of heart..



All those images which were posted there, for use on forums such as this, which promptly disappeared unless you paid their ransom - they have now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2018, 20:35
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yes, that might be the cheaper/simpler option.

Yes, that might be the cheaper/simpler option.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2018, 18:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry, you don't - I stopped offering the refurb...

Sorry, you don't - I stopped offering the refurb service over three years ago.


Your best option is to study the method I published on the forum, to refurb yourself.
Forum: Technology Forum 21st October 2018, 09:12
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
All (nearly) sorted out now, there is/was a lot...

All (nearly) sorted out now, there is/was a lot to be learned about modern TV's.



The wild sound, far too quiet bits and far too loud bits was due to its Smart Sound Mode. Turn that off and it...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th October 2018, 12:31
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It arrived at 10:15 this morning and I struggled...

It arrived at 10:15 this morning and I struggled getting the old, heavy 50" plasma out, upstairs out of the way and the LG in its place. Thank got for having a stair lift ;)


You were correct -...
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 23:03
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry, I have just rechecked the rear of the Sony...

Sorry, I have just rechecked the rear of the Sony and I was WRONG...


No Opto. I have two similar looking black boxes under the TV, the Sony and a Sat system. I went scratching through my cable...
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 17:45
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The Sony does have an opto port. It is a Home...

The Sony does have an opto port. It is a Home Theatre Sony DAV - DZ230.


The new TV is an LG 49UJ630V
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 13:48
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There is, its called an HDMI └ ARC to to TOSLINK...

There is, its called an HDMI └ ARC to to TOSLINK adaptor..

...
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 13:29
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I guess I must have fed the audio in, via the...

I guess I must have fed the audio in, via the scart then. I remember I got a very good sound from the system, using all six speakers and the old TV is not HD, so it must have a psuedo surround mode....
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 10:52
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The 'soundbar' calls itself a Home Theatre Sony...

The 'soundbar' calls itself a Home Theatre Sony DAV - DZ230. Its HDMI is marked DVD out only, so my guess is that I must have fed audio in via the Sony's SCART port. It looks like I might be out of...
Forum: Technology Forum 18th October 2018, 08:23
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By HarryM1BYT
HDMI new TV and soundbar

I've been thinking for a while to buy a replacement smart TV for the living room, for a while. Present one is plasma, none smart, analogue/digi - but I 'smartened' it with a Firestick. This was our...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2018, 04:18
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There should be absolutely no difference between...

There should be absolutely no difference between areas of the country. That maybe explains why I couldn't find any absolute criteria for having a BB, only generalised ideas.
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2018, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Oh, I'm not that bad as to even consider...

Oh, I'm not that bad as to even consider crutches. I have pointed out my meds for high BP are causing my BP to sometimes dive when my body needs more blood, to the doc. A 48 hour monitoring, noticed...
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2018, 18:41
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Walking sticks? Blue Badge

I have been just been assessed and approved for a blue badge. During the assessment process I was asked if I use a walking stick, I answered no, because I didn't think one would really help my...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2018, 22:44
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That was quite normal for cars of that era, they...

That was quite normal for cars of that era, they were very lightly built of poor quality steel. Which was why they rusted away so very quickly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2018, 16:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well done! I used to have CCTV, just to...

Well done!


I used to have CCTV, just to keep an eye on the front of the house and the kids out the front when they were young. It saves going to the window.


I kind of got used to the...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2018, 19:00
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Most of my cars in the past (nothing amiss with...

Most of my cars in the past (nothing amiss with them) have shown some distortion when jacked up at a corner. My Granadas I seem to remember would feel different when in the air, trying to open and...
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2018, 10:48
Replies: 18
Views: 657
Posted By HarryM1BYT
In my experience and opinion, they have little...

In my experience and opinion, they have little interest or time to deal with driver and car defects. They are inundated, only the fools bother to tax, insure and MOT these days and I count myself as...
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2018, 21:03
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By HarryM1BYT
When you click on 'print', in Windows at least,...

When you click on 'print', in Windows at least, when the print panel appears, it lets you select which page(s) and number of copies you want...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2018, 20:56
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There are two level sensors, one for each side of...

There are two level sensors, one for each side of the tank, which is like a saddle shape. The two values are fed to the dash which does a bit of wizardry, to calculate an actual level. Your problem...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2018, 23:14
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Under the battery, if you look down there, you...

Under the battery, if you look down there, you will find the bleed nipple for the clutch, on the end of a bit of pipe. The pipe is one of two which drop down into the engine/gearbox joint. The second...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2018, 16:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,405
Posted By HarryM1BYT
As said, it is an 'over centre' spring. Without...

As said, it is an 'over centre' spring. Without the clutch pressure pushing the pedal back up, the pedal will be pushed to remain down or higher than a certain level, it will be pushed up.
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