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Forum: I.C.E. Forum 22nd January 2019, 01:21
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By DerekS
I thought the wait time doubled each time a...

I thought the wait time doubled each time a wrong code was input , but dont know the max times you can try .
Pretty sure it happened to me , but i got it after 3 attempts .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 01:44
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By DerekS
Dont be such a pessimist. Theres life after ...

Dont be such a pessimist. Theres life after 40++++++++


Omega .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2019, 14:23
Replies: 105
Views: 4,088
Posted By DerekS
Hey guys . its been sold !! many many posts ...

Hey guys . its been sold !! many many posts ago , anyone noticed that ?
Time to start a new anti-ved thread ? :shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2018, 00:57
Replies: 64
Views: 2,207
Posted By DerekS
All these fancy bikes , and not a mention of...

All these fancy bikes , and not a mention of mine .....James 98cc 2 stroke/2 speed ( villiers ) .. Long gone to bike heaven .




Omega .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 00:47
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By DerekS
Yes it does, especialy when you're at a T ...

Yes it does, especialy when you're at a T junction , turning out to the main road .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 12:53
Replies: 34
Views: 1,524
Posted By DerekS
" wireless charging does exist " ... true , ...

" wireless charging does exist " ... true , so does simple plug-in charging . BUt look at the way thats evolved, different plugs , different voltages , different charging rates and ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2018, 12:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By DerekS
......... and the vacuum operated wiper that...

......... and the vacuum operated wiper that only worked when you took your foot off the accellerator . :snowball1::snowball1:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2018, 19:24
Replies: 74
Views: 3,058
Posted By DerekS
Its a true figure, for average use . You...

Its a true figure, for average use .
You can get much better figures ,for smaller distances , depending on when you push the button . Ive seen over 100 mpg indicated ,for the first few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2018, 16:03
Replies: 74
Views: 3,058
Posted By DerekS
As I posted many moons ago, i got the exact...

As I posted many moons ago, i got the exact handbook mpg figure after covering 30000 mls ... 48.7 mpg.
Day to day driving, few motorways , mostly A roads and cart tracks, shopping etc ....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2018, 19:38
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By DerekS
quote ... double-declutch (i.e. clutch down, out...

quote ... double-declutch (i.e. clutch down, out of third into neutral, clutch up, clutch down, out of neutral into second, clutch up)

( what about increasing engine speed to prevent...
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2018, 19:25
Replies: 37
Views: 896
Posted By DerekS
So can I . But cant find the button that makes...

So can I . But cant find the button that makes it talk to me .
Dangerous to take eyes off the road .

Wife used to say .. stop the car so I can read the map for you . My reply ..if I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2018, 01:29
Replies: 42
Views: 2,279
Posted By DerekS
Grandson recently went Crewe / Edinburgh ....

Grandson recently went Crewe / Edinburgh . Return.
First class was cheaper than standard fare. .......??? :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2018, 14:35
Replies: 26
Views: 912
Posted By DerekS
many congratulations. Hope all goes well and it...

many congratulations. Hope all goes well and it lasts forever .
BUT :wantpics:.






Omega .
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 6th November 2018, 17:54
Replies: 29
Views: 6,302
Posted By DerekS
Greetings to all tonight . Sorry I cant attend...

Greetings to all tonight . Sorry I cant attend , lighing up time ( remember that ? ) is too early these days .
Have fun .

Omega .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2018, 14:10
Replies: 46
Views: 2,661
Posted By DerekS
Guys I have no interest in these devices , ...

Guys I have no interest in these devices , but reading the posts , note that some refer to 1500MaH and others to 15000MaH ... Big difference !
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2018, 23:08
Replies: 68
Views: 2,020
Posted By DerekS
thats it ! all will be well when we get those...

thats it ! all will be well when we get those millions from that big red brexit battlebus . stop worrying .
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2018, 00:51
Replies: 68
Views: 2,020
Posted By DerekS
I dont understand why the charges should be ...

I dont understand why the charges should be different , but I suppose its some political reason, those non-englishers have managed to get one over us again .
However,I am very grateful to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 01:05
Replies: 49
Views: 2,974
Posted By DerekS
quote ....... As soon as we turned onto a duel...

quote ....... As soon as we turned onto a duel carriageway he put his foot down just to go around me and pull infront ...

Thats fightin talk . :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd September 2018, 13:16
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By DerekS
' The Flying Scotsman is new character in it ' ...

' The Flying Scotsman is new character in it '
Watch your tongue , Flying Scotsperson surely . :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2018, 22:06
Replies: 39
Views: 1,803
Posted By DerekS
Non smoker Omega .

Non smoker Omega .
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2018, 19:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By DerekS
Thomas, you are not the only poster on this ...

Thomas, you are not the only poster on this and other sites who should read the message before sending . for instance . this ....
.There's a lot of people who are trying to steal it all...
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2018, 00:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,853
Posted By DerekS
Quote ....... ' somewhere we're our car...

Quote ....... ' somewhere we're our car collection is in danger of been stolen'...

Thats a strange reason for moving . :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2018, 12:44
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By DerekS
A term of endearment ..... Well, flower, ...

A term of endearment ..... Well, flower, thats so nice to hear . Better than some of the posts I've seen on here about car values and conditions .:

Better get this back to Gabrielle ...
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2018, 10:18
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By DerekS
HEY whats with the 'old chap ' ? Watch ...

HEY whats with the 'old chap ' ? Watch your language , people have been banned for less than that ,.

........
Omega

Member 109 trumps your 235 .
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2018, 20:04
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By DerekS
quote .. Of course it wasn’t a nun, it was a...

quote ..
Of course it wasn’t a nun, it was a Muslim lady discreetly going about her business in the normal way. Celia is one of life’s innocents so a measure of patience is usually its own reward....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2018, 00:29
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By DerekS
During the dozen or so adverts that seem to be...

During the dozen or so adverts that seem to be compulsory at frequent times these days, you often go into the kitchen , or take a 'comfort break ' ,and suddenly the telly sound goes off..... ...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2018, 00:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,855
Posted By DerekS
If you are .... reseeding ... the area , it...

If you are .... reseeding ... the area , it will grow again . ( post no 1 )

:D
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2018, 15:41
Replies: 197
Views: 3,026
Posted By DerekS
Listening while driving ? Cant beat the gentle...

Listening while driving ?
Cant beat the gentle hum of M47.
Proper music for your ears .
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2018, 00:48
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By DerekS
Thanks you'll quick off the mark ! ...

Thanks you'll quick off the mark !



Omega .
Forum: Humour Corner 27th July 2018, 17:40
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By DerekS
Just wait til Christmas breakfast Ham and...

Just wait til Christmas breakfast

Ham and eggs on the menu ( served by the officers of course , its christmas )

Ham ... slice of cold boiled ham,
Eggs .... Steamed in the crates and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2018, 12:54
Replies: 28
Views: 1,763
Posted By DerekS
The nuggets etc are MRM..... mechanically...

The nuggets etc are MRM..... mechanically recovered meat . .:devil:
Forum: Humour Corner 14th July 2018, 12:47
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By DerekS
4.. This club 5....All rover 75's ...

4.. This club

5....All rover 75's

6... Thomas 2003

:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2018, 23:12
Replies: 28
Views: 1,649
Posted By DerekS
Sorry for you, but a good job it wasnt a...

Sorry for you, but a good job it wasnt a house fly , they're much bigger.:duh:
Forum: Technology Forum 11th July 2018, 10:37
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By DerekS
Google says they are .:}

Google says they are .:}
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2018, 01:10
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By DerekS
The cave rescue

Full marks to the many brave and dedicated cave divers and rescuers who have managed to extract the trapped football team and coach. Must have been a nightmare for the kids, they were discovered...
Forum: Technology Forum 11th July 2018, 00:04
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By DerekS
are the free sims still available ? thats what...

are the free sims still available ? thats what we used to change the numbers
round .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2018, 00:07
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
Thomas ??? Car Adventure (Rover 75), Rover P6...

Thomas ???
Car
Adventure (Rover 75), Rover P6 And Mini MK1
Engine
1000CC
Model
COPPER S Mark 1
Model Year
1963
VIN Last 6 Numbers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2018, 17:36
Replies: 99
Views: 6,901
Posted By DerekS
Thomas ... Thank you for replying to a...

Thomas ... Thank you for replying to a question.

You may remember that you have asked for advice about the 'gage' problem on another thread . ....... Which is still open . If you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2018, 17:06
Replies: 99
Views: 6,901
Posted By DerekS
So you have resolved the 'fuel gage problem ' ??

So you have resolved the 'fuel gage problem ' ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2018, 09:56
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
Thomas ? Please let us know ..I haven't seen it...

Thomas ? Please let us know ..I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere, and there seem to be several choices .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2018, 01:08
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
I must have missed something here...... what...

I must have missed something here...... what car is being discussed here ? make/model/engine etc .


omega .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2018, 18:53
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
Yes it is an innocent question, if put...

Yes it is an innocent question, if put innocently.
Its in a mainstream forum area of our site , and so should be treated with respect. The poster obviously has some knowledge of cars and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2018, 17:45
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
I thought it was MGJohn's turn next week ? . ...

I thought it was MGJohn's turn next week ? . We havent finished here yet :eek: .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2018, 17:06
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
chuck alll that extra weight and rubbish youve...

chuck alll that extra weight and rubbish youve added , get back to manufacturers spec and with luck you will get the exact figures the handbook says .... 49.8 ( from memory ) .... as I do ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2018, 21:28
Replies: 71
Views: 4,617
Posted By DerekS
QUOTE Try super glue on needle. BETTER , ...

QUOTE Try super glue on needle.

BETTER , Superglue on keyboard .

Surely this original post should be moved to the humour section ?
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2018, 17:42
Replies: 25
Views: 1,609
Posted By DerekS
Freeserve is now dead and buried , but i give my...

Freeserve is now dead and buried , but i give my old freeserve addy when asked ,. its ok as long as its only for their advertising and they dont need a reply .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2018, 16:02
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By DerekS
Its not insignificant when you see the crosses in...

Its not insignificant when you see the crosses in the graveyards of Normandy . .
Always a very moving sight , so many .......
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2018, 15:57
Replies: 24
Views: 1,593
Posted By DerekS
Not only loss of 'road tax' but loss of tax...

Not only loss of 'road tax' but loss of tax from fuel sales too .
Forum: Humour Corner 7th June 2018, 15:33
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By DerekS
Just you wait till its 90.9 then you can...

Just you wait till its 90.9 then you can start complaining .
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 25th May 2018, 23:04
Replies: 30
Views: 4,067
Posted By DerekS
Quiet now you kids Its past your bedtime .

Quiet now you kids Its past your bedtime .
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2018, 11:39
Replies: 17
Views: 974
Posted By DerekS
Whats the problem with parking like that ? Is...

Whats the problem with parking like that ? Is it in your way ? Is it preventing anyone else from parking ? There are at least 4 empty spaces availabe for normal parkers .
The driver would soon...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2018, 15:12
Replies: 22
Views: 1,101
Posted By DerekS
ideal for taking pot shots at .Better than clay...

ideal for taking pot shots at .Better than clay pidgeons .
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2018, 18:51
Replies: 72
Views: 3,999
Posted By DerekS
Get some of those rubber inflateable models on...

Get some of those rubber inflateable models on the deck . That'l frighten 'em
Forum: Humour Corner 5th April 2018, 17:11
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By DerekS
Those Children all look the same age . ;)

Those Children all look the same age . ;)
Forum: Technology Forum 31st March 2018, 16:03
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By DerekS
Its your guardian angel . Keeping you off the...

Its your guardian angel . Keeping you off the naughty websites .:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2018, 22:39
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By DerekS
Hello there. I am sure neither Colvert nor...

Hello there. I am sure neither Colvert nor I wish to offend you with our flippant remarks , but as neither of us can offer a solution to your problem , at least we are keeping this thread...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2018, 23:57
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By DerekS
Mine work better when iv e got my hearing aids ...

Mine work better when iv e got my hearing aids in . :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2018, 23:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By DerekS
Get a pair of 21 inch . Then you have two proper...

Get a pair of 21 inch . Then you have two proper sized sets. 22 & 21.
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2018, 00:59
Replies: 87
Views: 3,466
Posted By DerekS
Or is someone ELSE using these things in...

Or is someone ELSE using these things in order to put the blame on Russia . Medlling in Russian elections ?

Nurse Its my pill time now. :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2018, 19:18
Replies: 87
Views: 3,466
Posted By DerekS
)

I do not understand the reason for all the skullduggery .
Why go to such lengths , as using a rare poison tip umbrella, using a rare reactive isotope to poison cup of tea, and now this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2018, 19:29
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By DerekS
Yes Ive always wondered why they don't stay in...

Yes Ive always wondered why they don't stay in the last position selected .
The motors just move them back to where they were set anyway .
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2018, 18:06
Replies: 80
Views: 3,790
Posted By DerekS
Recently saw the 'Dirty Dozen ' again . Some...

Recently saw the 'Dirty Dozen ' again . Some good humour, especially Ernest Borgnine , What a face , full of expression . Pity such humour is combined with the tragic effects of war .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2018, 01:04
Replies: 37
Views: 3,575
Posted By DerekS
SWEETIES ????? I thought they were to put...

SWEETIES ?????

I thought they were to put in the radiator to make up for the lost A/F when fitting the top thermostat . . No body told me .
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2018, 00:55
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By DerekS
Just wondering .......... IF it were...

Just wondering ..........

IF it were possible to inflict something similar to FGM on men , I.E. something as painful and constantly irritating , would they have found a reason to stop the...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2018, 00:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By DerekS
Bought the bits for my mullard 5/10 amplifier...

Bought the bits for my mullard 5/10 amplifier from them, about 1953.

Oh and what about Proops ? remember them too ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2018, 01:30
Replies: 27
Views: 2,039
Posted By DerekS
Dzus fasteners

Dzus fasteners
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2018, 01:41
Replies: 40
Views: 2,323
Posted By DerekS
Call Jules and get the Wee Bag Band to solve...

Call Jules and get the Wee Bag Band to solve the problem . :getmecoat:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 6th February 2018, 00:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By DerekS
Hi Folks . Best wishes to all, for the new ...

Hi Folks . Best wishes to all, for the new year . ( I missed the January posting time ) . Keep happy and healthy where possible !
Hope to see you when the nights get lighter.
I'm going...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 18:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,127
Posted By DerekS
Used them in the past (still with them) and you...

Used them in the past (still with them) and you can see why they use the pay and claim system . It was because they didn't have any recovery services of their own . They contacted the nearest...
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2018, 18:12
Replies: 128
Views: 6,139
Posted By DerekS
Whats this got to do with the presidents club ? ...

Whats this got to do with the presidents club ? Why don't you two step outside ?
Forum: Items Wanted 5th February 2018, 12:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By DerekS
Sorry, ive never seen one like that either . ...

Sorry, ive never seen one like that either . But I belive they stock them on Wigan Pier .
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2018, 01:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,567
Posted By DerekS
The Grid girls have the important job of holding...

The Grid girls have the important job of holding the place marker boards for the drivers to see just where their grid positions are . The driver sits so near to the ground it must be very difficult...
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2018, 01:28
Replies: 128
Views: 6,139
Posted By DerekS
Maybe I come from a different planet , but when...

Maybe I come from a different planet , but when you see the pictures in some of the daily 'news ' papers, ( for research purposes only ! ), I do not understand how the girls who signed up for this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2018, 14:22
Replies: 59
Views: 2,597
Posted By DerekS
I think my James 98cc 2 speed trumps any Suzuki .

I think my James 98cc 2 speed trumps any Suzuki .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2018, 12:56
Replies: 59
Views: 2,597
Posted By DerekS
I wonder if 'that upstart copper ' actually...

I wonder if 'that upstart copper ' actually drives a car himself ? or is he chauffeured around everywhere he goes ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2018, 01:43
Replies: 59
Views: 2,597
Posted By DerekS
The concorde programme referred to in post 24...

The concorde programme referred to in post 24 gave a different reason for the accident .

The early railway trains were said to be dangerous because the human body could not stand speeds above...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2018, 00:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,276
Posted By DerekS
Another of Boris's Balmy Bridges. Will this one...

Another of Boris's Balmy Bridges. Will this one have trees too ? He's got bridges on his mind Poor chap .
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 17th January 2018, 00:57
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By DerekS
Trailer or caravan reversing is ok once you have...

Trailer or caravan reversing is ok once you have had a bit of practice . I always used to try to remember that its the cars rear wheels that steer the caravan ....maybe a difficult concept ,but...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2018, 00:24
Replies: 56
Views: 1,789
Posted By DerekS
http://www.lotusdriversguide.com/Brochures/Images/...

http://www.lotusdriversguide.com/Brochures/Images/Carlton%20driving%20inv.jpg

Lotus Carlton Performance Driving Course Invitation Brochure This Brochure was brought out at the launch of the...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2017, 18:44
Replies: 56
Views: 1,789
Posted By DerekS
Wasn't the lotus carlton the one they insisted...

Wasn't the lotus carlton the one they insisted you went on a special driving course before they would sell it to you ?
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2017, 16:19
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By DerekS
Another Christmas

Well here it is again, its that time of the year.

Wishing everyone a ' Happy Christmas and New year '.

Unfortunately that's not appropriate for some people, but I hope...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2017, 01:48
Replies: 182
Views: 11,649
Posted By DerekS
10 year old rovers ??? There arnt very many...

10 year old rovers ??? There arnt very many that young are there .
Forum: Social Forum 17th December 2017, 20:03
Replies: 46
Views: 2,236
Posted By DerekS
Sorry to hear of your pets problems , but there...

Sorry to hear of your pets problems , but there are many other reports of animals drinking antifreeze . Is it possible that people are putting antifreeze in the water to stop it freezing ? So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2017, 13:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By DerekS
Hope he cuts them off at the diagonal, same...

Hope he cuts them off at the diagonal, same reason as the plenum drain tubes .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2017, 19:19
Replies: 93
Views: 4,967
Posted By DerekS
I read the first post in this thread and ...

I read the first post in this thread and wondered ' whats this all about ' .
I still don't know . :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2017, 16:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By DerekS
Anyone see the programme on telly last night...

Anyone see the programme on telly last night about the Empire Windrush ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2017, 00:11
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By DerekS
Dont fill it to the max mark , The Min level...

Dont fill it to the max mark , The Min level is quite enough, and it will throw out what it doesnt want . Glad you found your leak .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2017, 09:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,042
Posted By DerekS
Thats good news Derek . Hope all goes well. ...

Thats good news Derek . Hope all goes well. But learning to walk ? Youll still have to RUN to catch me up. See you on the track ? ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2017, 18:43
Replies: 146
Views: 7,627
Posted By DerekS
Speed AWARENESS course, £90 ...

Speed AWARENESS course, £90 :eek:
Speed ALERTNESS course £185 :devil:

In Suffolk . Just to obviate the confusion.

I suppose, that like most people,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2017, 13:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,208
Posted By DerekS
Well Im not bothering to try, Its 4 yesrs old...

Well Im not bothering to try, Its 4 yesrs old now .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2017, 00:32
Replies: 146
Views: 7,627
Posted By DerekS
quote ... So I can either pay 185 quid and...

quote ... So I can either pay 185 quid and attend a drivers awareness course or go to court, not much of a choice really is there.

? 185 ? isn't that £100 more than the average ?
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2017, 18:46
Replies: 49
Views: 1,823
Posted By DerekS
Sorry to hear of your disappointment . How ...

Sorry to hear of your disappointment .

How times change, When I was conscripted into the RAF, ( 1946), everyone was asked what trade they would like to be in . Good idea.
B ut every...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2017, 16:45
Replies: 90
Views: 2,555
Posted By DerekS
G/son was told by his instructor to keep up to...

G/son was told by his instructor to keep up to the speed limit . Result ... he always drives as fast as allowed, regardless of any other considerstions .

Speed doesnt kill, stopping can ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2017, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By DerekS
As in another post , BMW mention it as a service...

As in another post , BMW mention it as a service item , but Rover forgot it .
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2017, 17:12
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By DerekS
Apparently the PCV filter is mentioned in BMW...

Apparently the PCV filter is mentioned in BMW service lists, but Rover forgot to mention it . A clogged filter can cause expensive repairs.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2017, 17:09
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By DerekS
Some years ago my MG Maestro was found by the...

Some years ago my MG Maestro was found by the milkman , 200 yds down our road . Doors open , boot open , steering column wires hanging down . They couldnt start it due to a secret switch . ...
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2017, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By DerekS
Suprise suprise !!

Thanks guys for my 90th Birthday greetings recently posted .

Here's the suprise my daughters made for me >>>

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/1495984f2d257ae0.jpg
and...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th July 2017, 22:55
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By DerekS
quote .... My 75 has chrome ends to the...

quote .... My 75 has chrome ends to the exhaust....

So did mine until i got a new back box , I didnt notice them gone till it was too late ... collected by the local scrap collector merchants . ...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 17th July 2017, 11:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By DerekS
And looking at satnav is different ? I dont...

And looking at satnav is different ? I dont think so . :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2017, 16:24
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By DerekS
Keep at it young Derek , remember youve still got...

Keep at it young Derek , remember youve still got to catchme up . ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2017, 17:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By DerekS
What all this about spraying ? In the RAF I...

What all this about spraying ? In the RAF I 'helped ' to paint the red and white squares on our radar caravan. Pour the paint out of the tin onto the roof and spread it about with a 'yard brush...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2017, 18:17
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By DerekS
Dont put your hearing aids in . Mine always...

Dont put your hearing aids in . Mine always runs much quieter without them . :o
Forum: Technology Forum 21st June 2017, 00:28
Replies: 24
Views: 1,407
Posted By DerekS
I can recommend the 'access number' system for...

I can recommend the 'access number' system for overseas phone calls .
Try Storytelecom.com . Malta is a local charge number... 0845.XXXXX.. so is free if 0845 is included in your phone...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2017, 00:31
Replies: 49
Views: 2,016
Posted By DerekS
All these 2 strokers . and not a mention of my...

All these 2 strokers . and not a mention of my James 98cc (Villiers) 2stroke/2 speed .
Well it had legshields though .
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2017, 14:46
Replies: 65
Views: 3,346
Posted By DerekS
Good idea. Respectfully declined. ;)

Good idea. Respectfully declined. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2017, 00:57
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By DerekS
Great value . ... If you want an out-of-focus ...

Great value . ... If you want an out-of-focus gear knob, Brian
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2017, 00:31
Replies: 65
Views: 3,346
Posted By DerekS
Thanks to all , for an interesting discussion. ...

Thanks to all , for an interesting discussion.
Ive got a diesel, with no resistor, and no gas in the aircon . Who needs a fan anyway ?
Why do I bother ????:shrug:

Cos when youre retired as...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2017, 11:32
Replies: 65
Views: 3,346
Posted By DerekS
Harry ... your earlier suggestion of designing a...

Harry ... your earlier suggestion of designing a PWM supply is a good one, and should probably have been the original design . . However unfortunately for us normal spanner monkeys its a step...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2017, 22:53
Replies: 65
Views: 3,346
Posted By DerekS
Well thats stirred up a bit of interest . Thank...

Well thats stirred up a bit of interest . Thank you all for your comments .
Can anyone answer MarkS question (elsewhere ) about the specification of the normal silver and gold resistors? ( amps ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2017, 16:18
Replies: 65
Views: 3,346
Posted By DerekS
Gold and silver resistors

I see threads recently about problems with the fan resistors . ....overheating to the extent that they fail and sometimes with disastrous consequences .
The resistor is there to reduce the voltage...
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2017, 23:04
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By DerekS
Thats strange, I thought you couldnt be offered...

Thats strange, I thought you couldnt be offered the course so soon after the first one . And anyway, 37 in a 30 zone is outside the allowed limits for a course ?
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2017, 23:53
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By DerekS
Strange, but that use never occurred to me . I...

Strange, but that use never occurred to me . I never draw the curtains anyway. Must be a generation thing . .
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2017, 22:36
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By DerekS
Aldi

Aldi are selling ..Blackout curtains ..:eek::eek: Do they know something I dont ? Will it be gasmasks next ? ..... This is a post that may mean sonething to the older generation.
Forum: Technology Forum 9th April 2017, 13:24
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By DerekS
Any recommendations from Ios users ?

Any recommendations from Ios users ?
Forum: Technology Forum 7th April 2017, 23:02
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By DerekS
elm 327 etc

We have accumulated several makes of car in our family , and are considering and elm327/bluetooth system . The search system on here seems to bring up quite a few references, but they dont seem to...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2017, 22:38
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By DerekS
Mad Max your neighbour ? .

Mad Max your neighbour ? .
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2017, 10:49
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By DerekS
Windrush

From todays Guardian ..

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/apr/05/windrush-empire-ship-unsafe-fire-1954.

One of our respected members will remember this tragedy.
Forum: Humour Corner 30th March 2017, 00:47
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By DerekS
Youre sorry . so am i for reading it . :eek:

Youre sorry . so am i for reading it . :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2017, 18:23
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By DerekS
Originally Posted by DerekS 1.8 N/A...

Originally Posted by DerekS
1.8 N/A Connoisseur Saloon. Wedgewood blue. Manual.

Car overheated, dial went right up , stopped and recovered to garage. Says it ' needs a new engine '.

This...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2017, 18:43
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By DerekS
Dead 1.8 n/a saloon

Thread revival

I posted this originally in December , but maybe it was too near Christmas.
However the car is still awating a true diagnosis, and as far as I know the details have not changed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2017, 02:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,266
Posted By DerekS
Speedo always goes the same speed as the car, ...

Speedo always goes the same speed as the car, forward or reverse .
Forum: Social Forum 23rd February 2017, 16:30
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By DerekS
The last two or three ive had have been so...

The last two or three ive had have been so utterly unintelligble . I wonder how they ever got the job of speaking in English . So .... yes its thursday , are you selling double glazing ? Oh...
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2017, 00:51
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By DerekS
Had a mail today telling me that my...

Had a mail today telling me that my ...(non-existant ) Nationwide account had declined a purchase .
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2017, 02:00
Replies: 28
Views: 1,066
Posted By DerekS
This is a test for British citizenship ????? ...

This is a test for British citizenship ????? Why are the prices in $$$ not £££ ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2017, 12:59
Replies: 51
Views: 2,713
Posted By DerekS
Not surprised either , that age group have the...

Not surprised either , that age group have the spare time to read this post . :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2017, 10:40
Replies: 51
Views: 2,713
Posted By DerekS
WE'RE safe, of course, its THE OTHER drivers...

WE'RE safe, of course, its THE OTHER drivers who have to be alert . ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2017, 23:46
Replies: 51
Views: 2,713
Posted By DerekS
Because the youngsters want to know where to put...

Because the youngsters want to know where to put the mobile phone, and the oldies want to know what its for . :shrug:

50-59, 60-69, 70-79 and 80-89.... what happens after 89 ? I think we...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2017, 00:04
Replies: 51
Views: 2,713
Posted By DerekS
How many + can you put after 50 ?

How many + can you put after 50 ?
Forum: Was it you? 13th February 2017, 23:59
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By DerekS
Ive been spotted !!!

I confess Twas I .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 13:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,290
Posted By DerekS
A young guy called Fred Stinks was always being...

A young guy called Fred Stinks was always being bullied at school so he changed his name to Joe Stinks . :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2017, 18:09
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By DerekS
Can I join your queue and thank Matt for ...

Can I join your queue and thank Matt for quick supply of the in-line diesel stat ? . An easy fix , for me anyway , grandson has better fingers .
Matt ....Can I suggest you advise...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2017, 19:21
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By DerekS
Thank you for that accurate description . I...

Thank you for that accurate description .
I suppose it could be said that the windscreen washer bottle is in front of the front bumper looking from the back of the car .
PLaying with words , ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2017, 14:22
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By DerekS
B ut the op says its BEHIND THE REAR BUMPER ...

B ut the op says its BEHIND THE REAR BUMPER I.E for all to see . not in the rear wheel arch ..... so ???
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2017, 00:35
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By DerekS
Rememberance today

Today was Holocaust Memorial day ( I didnt know either ) .
Watched TV program and film .
Difficult to put feelings into words here ...


Nuff said .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2017, 00:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By DerekS
Disagree. When I was told of my broken rear...

Disagree. When I was told of my broken rear spring , It was not evident, and the car always appeared level ( by eye, you dont go round checking by ruler if it looks ok ). So I dont know how...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2017, 01:55
Replies: 53
Views: 2,701
Posted By DerekS
Not a sore loser, The result (whichever way)...

Not a sore loser, The result (whichever way) will probably not affect me very much anyway. Its going to take more years than I have .

I'm just annoyed at the phrase .....the country voted ...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2017, 01:02
Replies: 53
Views: 2,701
Posted By DerekS
Democracy in action ? Consider these...

Democracy in action ?

Consider these figures ....
Just over half of the people who voted , voted 'out '.
Total number of actual voters was 70% of those eligble (70% turnout)
So half of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2017, 17:15
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By DerekS
It interests me to see you are considering the...

It interests me to see you are considering the forged crank from BMW .
I thought I read somewhere that the original BMW crank gave problems ---so BMW 'gave ' the engine to Rover, who then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2016, 11:58
Replies: 24
Views: 917
Posted By DerekS
Ive not seen Him, he's not eaten any mince pies...

Ive not seen Him, he's not eaten any mince pies but the sherry bottles empty . :huh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2016, 18:31
Replies: 41
Views: 2,570
Posted By DerekS
Just done a keyboard quote from more than. ...

Just done a keyboard quote from more than. £1870
Certainly More Than Im going to pay .
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2016, 00:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By DerekS
Rev above 4000 rpm ???? what are you trying to...

Rev above 4000 rpm ???? what are you trying to do to the poor engine? its a diesel isnt it ? :icon_redface:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2016, 12:29
Replies: 32
Views: 1,584
Posted By DerekS
I think im the only one in my age group. Some...

I think im the only one in my age group. Some years ago I confessed to be *% but that was in my youth . :icon_rolleyes:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 14th December 2016, 18:59
Replies: 17
Views: 2,134
Posted By DerekS
quote .... Fortunately pelvis was undamaged...

quote .... Fortunately pelvis was undamaged Derek. Just a case of screwing the head back onto the shaft.

erm .... that sounds painful, a double entendre ? :huh:

And 4th / 5th december...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2016, 23:32
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By DerekS
I thought i'd read somewhere that diesel...

I thought i'd read somewhere that diesel tailpipes Had to be turned down . ????? correct or not ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2016, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By DerekS
Thanks Simon, but as its sorned , Ill leave...

Thanks Simon, but as its sorned , Ill leave it till after Christmas now .

Thanks for all replies . :Holly1:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2016, 17:48
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By DerekS
apart from playing with angel grinders????? ...

apart from playing with angel grinders?????

you been grinding angels ? Shame on you . :snowball1:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North West 5th December 2016, 17:42
Replies: 17
Views: 2,134
Posted By DerekS
Robert.. via JIm . bad news, hope its...

Robert.. via JIm . bad news, hope its sorted soon . and Welcome to the dicky hip club .
And . guys, please excuse me from the Tuesday evening meetings, Im getting afraid of the dark...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2016, 20:32
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By DerekS
Scrappy getting nearer

Well then, if nobody can spare the time to have a look, can anyone suggest a competent garage near Bodmin ?.
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 3rd December 2016, 00:53
Replies: 19
Views: 2,732
Posted By DerekS
Whatever type you fit, they always stick out...

Whatever type you fit, they always stick out further than some people expect , so mine were usually painted bright orange or red, or had some frilly/dangly attachment to make them extra visible ....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2016, 12:37
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By DerekS
Help needed near Bodmin

Thanks for your reply .

Simon, that is well known within the club , but this lady is a ex of a relative and I do not know her capabilities . I do know though that she would not like to see...
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