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Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2020, 17:52
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By Ennine
After market ICE fitted by any chance ?

After market ICE fitted by any chance ?
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2020, 13:05
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Ennine
I've made personalised mods to every car since....

I've made personalised mods to every car since. Even getting back to Cream leather and walnut in the Volvo but none of them gain character. They are ok to drive, very nice in fact but I don't get the...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2020, 11:22
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By Ennine
I'm a petulant child

I'm not a young man by any means, so I really should be beyond sulking. I sold my beloved tourer a while back and since then I have watched my well maintained baby fail mot after mot on glaringly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 09:43
Replies: 0
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Views: 334
Posted By Ennine
MG

Nothing to do with me but just spotted this (https://www.gumtree.com/p/mg/spares-or-repair/1358366294). A long way to come though


Ni9e
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2019, 22:46
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Ennine
Thanks for that. I've joined the Volvo forum so...

Thanks for that. I've joined the Volvo forum so putting out some feelers
This one has full dealer service history so one would hope the fluid has been replaced as per

Ni9e
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2019, 18:42
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Ennine
Now there's a good idea. My head isnt really on...

Now there's a good idea. My head isnt really on the right way around at the moment but I am looking at two. The second one has a very nice limited edition walnut steering wheel but as the dealer has...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 23:38
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Ennine
VolvoXC70

Please don't kick me off but I'd be interested in any views on the XC70 diesel with auto box. I am looking at a rather gorgeous beast with cream leather and walnut. I still miss my 75


Ni9e
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 21:16
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Ennine
Yes so !! You are correct to say you must advise...

Yes so !! You are correct to say you must advise your insurer, but If you are driving a car with no MOT it is deemed unroadworthy. Insurance companies can declare your cover void. leaving you to foot...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 13:54
Replies: 17
Views: 874
Posted By Ennine
But the insurance will most likely be void if you...

But the insurance will most likely be void if you use the vehicle on a public road without tax or MOT
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2019, 21:59
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
Hm, the nails in the end were a nice touch

Hm, the nails in the end were a nice touch
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 09:20
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
Dementia was my conclusion. I preferred to think...

Dementia was my conclusion. I preferred to think that, rather than the alternative and I do know that so many who are affected seem to develop the nasty facet. We had an old chap in a local village...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 22:47
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
I think, it is what it is. I'm not for a moment...

I think, it is what it is. I'm not for a moment suggesting any steps should be taken to address it. Just me allowing my grumpy side to vent. I think sometimes I am too deeply rooted in the past when...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 21:40
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
Yes, but to be fair it's not only tech' problems...

Yes, but to be fair it's not only tech' problems and issues. There are comment and conversation starters, If one is going to start a conversation, surely it's very rude just to walk away from it with...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 16:54
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
Indeed and sadly enough, often to be found in...

Indeed and sadly enough, often to be found in everyday life.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 11:06
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
I agree but it just seems so bad mannered and...

I agree but it just seems so bad mannered and thoughtless. It can't be fixed becuase to a degree it's due the nature of some individuals, circumstances or any number of reasons. I shouldn't let it...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2019, 22:31
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Ennine
Hit and run posts

Having been a member here since 2012 I still find myself getting very annoyed by those that start a thread and abandon it, no more constructive comments, no further input,no feedback, no thanks....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 09:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ennine
Most push button start cars do. Don't touch the...

Most push button start cars do. Don't touch the brake and hit start, ignition on. some are instant, others require the button held for a couple of seconds
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 00:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ennine
Why can you not just turn the ignition on and...

Why can you not just turn the ignition on and operate the windows without actually starting the car ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 21:39
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Ennine
Very bad idea to leave DSG or powershift type...

Very bad idea to leave DSG or powershift type boxes in gear when stopped for any length of time. Always neutral and handbrake for me whatever auto box it is.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 16:27
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Ennine
[QUOTE=GRANDAD LES;2742298]I feel an absolete...

[QUOTE=GRANDAD LES;2742298]I feel an absolete bufoon on this one, the fuse had 'gone' physically not electrically! I will make my self clear, I had a radio problem and found the radio fuse gone...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 19:58
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Ennine
These games only know there is an update required...

These games only know there is an update required when it connects to the server. As you won't be online it is not an issue.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 23:46
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Ennine
Open up the glass hatch and try and turn the...

Open up the glass hatch and try and turn the wiper by hand, it may well be seized on the shaft.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 16:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ennine
Kent or areas of Kent must have had plenty to use...

Kent or areas of Kent must have had plenty to use up, as I say 64/5 on a C plate were the first of the new style registrations to be seen in the area.
Just found this online
"The last letter, in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 09:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,851
Posted By Ennine
I believe we started on C plates in 1965

I believe we started on C plates in 1965
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 19:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By Ennine
What a load of faffing about. I found it quite...

What a load of faffing about. I found it quite painful to watch to be honest. Would not be so bad if he had a handle for the jack. I have a block that fits over the trolley jack to close the gap....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 18:59
Replies: 27
Views: 3,067
Posted By Ennine
With you all the way with that one. I had the...

With you all the way with that one. I had the Elegance spec' Superb estate. Real monster of a car, Really well built and enough toys to keep me happy without being over the top with silly things like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2019, 13:32
Replies: 27
Views: 3,067
Posted By Ennine
The only way you can replace a 75 is with another...

The only way you can replace a 75 is with another 75. Moving on to something else is fine just don't try to measure it up to your Rover as whatever you get will fall short in some way. Take the new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2019, 11:03
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By Ennine
Seems to me that you have a good mind set about...

Seems to me that you have a good mind set about this. Why pay someone to do it when you would enjoy doing it yourself. Time and patience is the main thing here and this is all correctable without the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 5th May 2019, 12:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Check...

Check thhttps://www.ebay.ca/itm/7-inch-Touch-Screen-Digitizer-Glass-Sensor-Replacement-for-ZCC-2212/292929291623?hash=item4433f24567:g:PQsAAOSwx9lcRtOQ (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/ZCC-2212...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 4th May 2019, 09:11
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
7 Inch Dimension: Width: 164mm; Height: 99mm

7 Inch Dimension: Width: 164mm; Height: 99mm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 16:44
Replies: 28
Views: 1,832
Posted By Ennine
If you really must carry fuel around in the boot,...

If you really must carry fuel around in the boot, invest in a jerry can.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2019, 17:40
Replies: 34
Views: 4,089
Posted By Ennine
Took a friends Fabia in for test this morning at...

Took a friends Fabia in for test this morning at my regular. New tester on the job. Carried this out to the letter. Watching him I thought "he's blooming thorough and not even started yet. Reading...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2019, 23:12
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Ennine
I had stop/start on my Superb Auto. It was ok but...

I had stop/start on my Superb Auto. It was ok but I very quickly got into the habit of turning it off every time I got in. Six days a week I do a reverse at the end of my trip and the darn thing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2019, 14:29
Replies: 93
Views: 5,166
Posted By Ennine
That's ok. It wasn't really a question, just an...

That's ok. It wasn't really a question, just an observation that the uninitiated may think the brushes (originally copper brushes I believe, hence the term), actually rotated.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2019, 12:02
Replies: 93
Views: 5,166
Posted By Ennine
Oh dear. Ok. moving on.

Oh dear. Ok. moving on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2019, 11:48
Replies: 93
Views: 5,166
Posted By Ennine
One could infer from this that the brushes move.

One could infer from this that the brushes move.
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2019, 21:14
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By Ennine
Well done to your daughter. I have an Army...

Well done to your daughter. I have an Army Capatain, a special needs teacher, a coach driver and an off the grid drop out that lives on a boat. Proud, oh yes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 23:06
Replies: 537
Views: 66,628
Posted By Ennine
I (for one) would certainly hope that one lesson...

I (for one) would certainly hope that one lesson at least has been learned from this. That never again will a trader be allowed to set up shop here without providing details and proof of just who and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 11:44
Replies: 537
Views: 66,628
Posted By Ennine
The starting point for this has to be information...

The starting point for this has to be information gathering. When I got sick of the bs I went back through pages and pages of posts back to 2010 looking at all the contradictions, excuses etc....
Forum: Technology Forum 9th February 2019, 00:10
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
I do see the root of your problem (I think). You...

I do see the root of your problem (I think). You are kind of stuck with the Swann system or rip it out and start again with a more flexible system. Sorting the Swann (if possible) seems the sensible...
Forum: Technology Forum 7th February 2019, 11:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
Ok, so, out of interest. What system do you have....

Ok, so, out of interest. What system do you have. You say the cameras use RJ45 connectors or have I got that wrong ?
Forum: Technology Forum 7th February 2019, 10:26
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
So what is the actual issue with the dvr or are...

So what is the actual issue with the dvr or are you just looking to find a suitable replacement
Forum: Technology Forum 7th February 2019, 10:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
My apologies. My misunderstanding of the link...

My apologies. My misunderstanding of the link referred to. No offence intended,
Forum: Technology Forum 6th February 2019, 23:06
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
the connections on the sky box are not relevant...

the connections on the sky box are not relevant to the hard drive, if that's what you are referring to. I assume your previous power pack problem was not the issue but the DVR itself
Forum: Technology Forum 6th February 2019, 17:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
I think the link is a good one and a very valid...

I think the link is a good one and a very valid route. For me, I have risked old and factory refurb hard drives and only had one that lasted well. It's a good start to get the system up and running...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th February 2019, 16:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
Just went and took a look at Flourean gear. I see...

Just went and took a look at Flourean gear. I see what you mean. Pretty good value for money by the looks of it. I use the android app on my Yale system, not that much happens around my way but the...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th February 2019, 12:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
Yes. Unlike items such as laptops, other gear...

Yes. Unlike items such as laptops, other gear such as home dvr, games consoles etc, hard drive replacement is straightfoward as the gear itself holds the operating system, NOT the hard drive. When...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th February 2019, 11:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
Mine would certainly be an easy hard drive swap....

Mine would certainly be an easy hard drive swap. I would imagine that would be the same for a lot of them, the operating system being held in firmware.
Forum: Technology Forum 5th February 2019, 23:47
Replies: 26
Views: 1,422
Posted By Ennine
I have a Yale system. Bought it as a Yale factory...

I have a Yale system. Bought it as a Yale factory refurb. Seems ok but they do quite a few systems. Camera take a real hammering where I live and never had any problems, System been in a year. To be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2019, 23:53
Replies: 537
Views: 66,628
Posted By Ennine
As far as I am concerned, and as you know I had...

As far as I am concerned, and as you know I had more than my fair share of axe to grind with him. In my opinion, the only reason he lasted as long as he did was down to one person and one person...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2019, 20:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,606
Posted By Ennine
well, if you need to disable or blank out your...

well, if you need to disable or blank out your speed readout, should you be uploading footage anyway. I am NOT looking for a row. Just my own opinion.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 20:25
Replies: 53
Views: 3,042
Posted By Ennine
I have a brand new Denon AVR-X1200 on the bench...

I have a brand new Denon AVR-X1200 on the bench at the moment. It packed up two days from new so the retailer simply sent the chap another one. It was headed for the bin when my son nabbed it. This...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2018, 12:57
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Ennine
I think some people feel an obligation to it....

I think some people feel an obligation to it. Easy to become a slave to it, must be answered and quickly, drop everything and get to the phone.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2018, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Ennine
Ah, so I wasn't imagining it !! Just caught a...

Ah, so I wasn't imagining it !! Just caught a glimpse as I walked through the room, didn't get a second look but thought it was a 75. Over from Poland I believe?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2018, 17:44
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
I am so sorry that the behaviour of myself, at al...

I am so sorry that the behaviour of myself, at al (the populous in general) is a source of worry for some. If one takes the time to read my original post one will see that I am NOT ranting about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2018, 00:21
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
Ok, well I shall go and sit in the naughty corner...

Ok, well I shall go and sit in the naughty corner for forgetting to turn off my dashcam. After all, Parks Ford deserves the same protection as the local primary school.
My dashcam is private...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 21:36
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
Mine too is a nextbase but on a stealthmount and...

Mine too is a nextbase but on a stealthmount and clearly visible. I have no objection at all to it being turned off but as already stated, the customer should be advised. We are not talking about a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 21:18
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
Correct but with the best will in the world it is...

Correct but with the best will in the world it is easy to overlook these things when you have been running a dashcam for a lot of years. I always turn it off myself at mot time or other instances. My...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 21:08
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
I am very well aware of the legal standpoint. My...

I am very well aware of the legal standpoint. My point is that a customer should be advised to A: turn off dashcams or B: Be advised if a dashcam has been turned off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 18:37
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By Ennine
Garages and dashcams

I'm sure that many of you will be aware that a lot of garages do not like dashcams. For example, my local MOT station always asks me to turn it off.
For the past few weeks I have been meaning to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2018, 00:19
Replies: 20
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ennine
I used caps on my Tourer. A smear of copper...

I used caps on my Tourer. A smear of copper grease before fitting. Replaced them every year once the weather improved. Worked out cheap and easy and always looked good.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 18:47
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Ennine
Same with the A9. Seen some real horrors and very...

Same with the A9. Seen some real horrors and very close calls.
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2018, 22:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ennine
We could do with one of those on the forum for...

We could do with one of those on the forum for those that simply can't be bothered to click a "Thanks" button when one has quite obvioulsy posted something helpful.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 10:08
Replies: 74
Views: 4,313
Posted By Ennine
Using an old trick borrowed from water shortage...

Using an old trick borrowed from water shortage days, I cut a hole in my tank and put a brick in it. Unfortunately when I went to weld it back up the car exploded so I never got to try it out. I had...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2018, 19:41
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Ennine
Thanks for taking the time to report on this. I...

Thanks for taking the time to report on this. I have toyed with memory foam for a few years now and yet again I feel the need to rule it out.One reason is the heat issue, that would cause major...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2018, 23:40
Replies: 10
Views: 881
Posted By Ennine
Be interesting to read the results on this.

Be interesting to read the results on this.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 28th November 2018, 17:51
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Best I can do at the moment LINK...

Best I can do at the moment LINK (https://www.olx.ua/uk/obyavlenie/prodam-touch-screen-zcc-2212-v2-fpc-155-88mm-IDBKSRV.html)
Only if you can translate it. Have you dropped actablet an email to see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 12:59
Replies: 53
Views: 3,484
Posted By Ennine
About 3 years ago I was at inverness station...

About 3 years ago I was at inverness station getting family to the train. On arrival at the car park I. Discovered new machines, midst of winter, in the dark and pouring rain trying to see the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2018, 17:02
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ennine
Citizens advice may be able to help. There are...

Citizens advice may be able to help. There are many areas where they are not able to take cases due to the huge numbers involved but worth a call to your local centre to find out.
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2018, 20:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,512
Posted By Ennine
Spot on. dealt with two for friends in the past...

Spot on. dealt with two for friends in the past year. One totally fabricated medical examination. Both cases overturned on appeal. It's a long haul but stick with it. Far too many people allow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2018, 18:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ennine
I must have been pretty fortunate then. It was...

I must have been pretty fortunate then. It was almost four years before I lost the first nightbreaker, the other was still in there when the tourer went. I'm country lanes all the time so I'm ok with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2018, 15:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,436
Posted By Ennine
Could not agree more. Philips and Osram. I've...

Could not agree more. Philips and Osram. I've been using nightbreakers since getting the tourer in 2012, I have a pair sitting here waiting to go into my Focus. After complaints from a friend about...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 27th October 2018, 10:18
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Ennine
There are plenty of small monitors available but...

There are plenty of small monitors available but the major issue is where to fit it. When I took the double din from my tourer I used a rear view mirror with built in display, however when I bought...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2018, 20:25
Replies: 26
Views: 2,477
Posted By Ennine
You just fill out the V62

You just fill out the V62
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2018, 20:03
Replies: 26
Views: 2,477
Posted By Ennine
All you need to know is contained on THIS PAGE...

All you need to know is contained on THIS PAGE (https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-log-book)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2018, 11:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Ennine
Obviously not in this case, nor in many cases, as...

Obviously not in this case, nor in many cases, as per my post. It would be on my bench, main unit being tested on a linear supply. Maybe my post was not as clear as it could have been as I would not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2018, 03:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Ennine
Before you fire it up with the new power supply,...

Before you fire it up with the new power supply, check the feeds to the cameras and make sure you have no shorts in the supply leads.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2018, 21:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Ennine
Yes and that tends to be the rule rather than the...

Yes and that tends to be the rule rather than the exception.
That would be the route I would take. If it has gone faulty in operation and left that way, any damage done has already been done. If the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2018, 20:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Ennine
You cannot test a switching supply off-load....

You cannot test a switching supply off-load. Doing so will only give you wildly out of range results if any at all. If you do get a reading it will normally far higher than you would expect. Testing...
Forum: Technology Forum 1st October 2018, 19:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,975
Posted By Ennine
Recently purchased a new Panasonic combination....

Recently purchased a new Panasonic combination. Superb bit of kit. No turntable so very easy to keep clean. Have used combination units for years. I have a whirlpool VIP here that I bought in 1997...
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2018, 12:31
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Ennine
Chas Hodges was a customer of mine. I remember...

Chas Hodges was a customer of mine. I remember arriving at his place to find chickens wandering around outside the front, alongside an old ford corsair that had obviously not moved in a very long...
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2018, 20:20
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Ennine
Briskoda is a worthwhile forum for 1st hand views...

Briskoda is a worthwhile forum for 1st hand views and insights, good and bad.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2018, 15:42
Replies: 49
Views: 4,131
Posted By Ennine
Crikey, the mis-information, heresay and obvious...

Crikey, the mis-information, heresay and obvious prejudice abound. It's a bit like listening to conversations about "awful Rover 75s"
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2018, 20:08
Replies: 49
Views: 4,131
Posted By Ennine
My Superb Elegance Estate Auto was a seriously...

My Superb Elegance Estate Auto was a seriously fast car. 170 diesel but it did shift and a lovely car to drive. I don't agree it's a rebadged VW, yes, the platform is common but the build quality IMO...
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2018, 09:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ennine
I'm not making light of it at all but having a...

I'm not making light of it at all but having a middle finger locked straight could get one in a whole heap of trouble.
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2018, 22:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ennine
Repetative Strain Injury

Repetative Strain Injury
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2018, 22:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ennine
My advice would be to get it checked out. As...

My advice would be to get it checked out. As already stated it could be RSI. however it needs checking. I have irrepairable tissue damage in both wrists. My grip is fine but twisting is a nightmare....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2018, 23:35
Replies: 61
Views: 5,516
Posted By Ennine
£380 for mine back in 2002. I'd never part with...

£380 for mine back in 2002. I'd never part with it. Where I live, people whom I have never met, know me by my plate and wave. It's a friendly thing to me, not an ego trip. The whole plate has special...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2018, 23:26
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By Ennine
Pleased to see my old tourer has passed the MOT...

Pleased to see my old tourer has passed the MOT again. Sep'2019. I'll have to drop Mick a line and see if it took much.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th August 2018, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 5,866
Posted By Ennine
Yes, that is the same camera. Maybe I didn't make...

Yes, that is the same camera. Maybe I didn't make myself clear enough. The camera is not in the way of the tailgate release but an unwitting person could mistake it for the tailgate release.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th August 2018, 11:02
Replies: 10
Views: 5,866
Posted By Ennine
The number plate lights are not a simple pop out...

The number plate lights are not a simple pop out pop in job. It would entail quite a revamp. If you were up to taking on the mods yourself then maybe a single stud fixing camera could be mounted.
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th August 2018, 21:37
Replies: 10
Views: 5,866
Posted By Ennine
The original tourer camera as supplied by sean...

The original tourer camera as supplied by sean fitted above the number plate between the lights. When mine packed up I found a replacement on the bay for £8.00. Very similar to this....
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2018, 20:14
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By Ennine
All the very best to you Ken. Hope it's been a...

All the very best to you Ken. Hope it's been a good one for you.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2018, 08:03
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Ennine
Indeed, and the standard of repair is often very...

Indeed, and the standard of repair is often very poor. We've had an entire stretch resurfaced, and in one direction the undulations are like a test track for suspension.
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2018, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Ennine
No escape from some issues I suppose

After five odd years of 75 ownership I shed an inward tear when she drove off into the distance. Never let me down, never threw any sort of breakdown at me. True, she was well cared for, even...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2018, 18:33
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Ennine
The Focus is no better or worse than the 75, the...

The Focus is no better or worse than the 75, the thing to remember is, it's different and that difference can be enjoyed. The Focus is a fun car to drive and I suspect that most of the pad wear you...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th June 2018, 20:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,727
Posted By Ennine
You need to drop the front off the unit and check...

You need to drop the front off the unit and check the screen part number. You can most likely order a replacment from the company contained in the link to my Nav 2 screen replacement. This company...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2018, 11:31
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By Ennine
Only some mk2's do not have the under bonnet...

Only some mk2's do not have the under bonnet pump. Many do have.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2018, 22:29
Replies: 42
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ennine
No but my granny has a 500 watt amp and an MP3 of...

No but my granny has a 500 watt amp and an MP3 of a Lambo in her mobility scooter
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2018, 10:14
Replies: 42
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ennine
Oh, I'm not totally against a good lynching per...

Oh, I'm not totally against a good lynching per se but if I need the advice of a young person on how to deal with troublemakers and conflict, she'll be blond, swedish and love housework
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2018, 19:36
Replies: 42
Views: 4,531
Posted By Ennine
Well. It's an interesting thread to read....

Well. It's an interesting thread to read. Considering the new member in question has yet to make a single post, seems to me they have been tried and sentenced already. Great stuff. I think that...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 19th June 2018, 20:25
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Thanks for the feedback Mike and good job, well...

Thanks for the feedback Mike and good job, well done. Been waiting with bated breath for the outcome of your endeavour. Really pleased all went well for you.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 18th June 2018, 20:46
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
If you manage to remove the screen from the...

If you manage to remove the screen from the packaging without scratching your head at least once, you pass the first test !!!
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2018, 20:17
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
I run Outlook and a very good filter system...

I run Outlook and a very good filter system server side that will deal with just about anything.
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2018, 19:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
Maybe us oldies could get away with "what's an...

Maybe us oldies could get away with "what's an email address"?
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2018, 17:04
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
I too use general purpose email accounts that I...

I too use general purpose email accounts that I can throw away should the need arise but I guard them all with the same level of care as I do my personal email. I don't suffer from junk mail at all...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2018, 23:36
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
I am aware of that but they can move there...

I am aware of that but they can move there without me. The harvesting of email addresses under the pretence of an E-receipt is nothing short of deception. The main issue I had with Halfords was the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2018, 20:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
It's the underhanded way it's done that annoys me.

It's the underhanded way it's done that annoys me.
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2018, 20:03
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
I picked up my purchase and continued to have my...

I picked up my purchase and continued to have my two pence worth in a very loud voice all the way to the door. "Email my receipt", I've been moaning about it ever since and that was six hours ago....
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2018, 19:36
Replies: 25
Views: 2,173
Posted By Ennine
Halfords, really !!!

I'm not a lover of Halfords at all, but I needed to pop into my local B&Q today (local is a 100 mile round trip) and Halfords is right next door. There was an item I needed to order online so I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2018, 23:00
Replies: 39
Views: 3,051
Posted By Ennine
You're talking yourself into a defeatist...

You're talking yourself into a defeatist attitude. It is very unlikely, VERY unlikely, that your issue is timing related and certainly not a broken camshaft or crankshaft. As suggested, check the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th June 2018, 22:43
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
I (for one) would appreciate any feedback from...

I (for one) would appreciate any feedback from anyone taking it on. I'm sure you will find it fairly straighforward. Take your time, let's know how you get on and post here if you have any questions...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2018, 21:15
Replies: 28
Views: 2,662
Posted By Ennine
1600 is a cracker. and actually it's not a bad...

1600 is a cracker. and actually it's not a bad place to be. Ok, so it's modern but I like it. Smashing car to drive. Had a manual 02 a few years back and that was very good but this one is a lovely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2018, 23:24
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Ennine
Don't start ......:}

Don't start ......:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2018, 23:21
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Ennine
I do know that slightly earlier models had...

I do know that slightly earlier models had various auto box issues but I would certainly agree that water ingress or loom chaffing could very certainly be prime suspects and of course, a battery...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2018, 22:53
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Ennine
It will be a dual clutch computer controlled...

It will be a dual clutch computer controlled gearbox. Is the vehicle equiped with park assist or the self park option ? As Brian suggest get it checked out, particularly for any recorded fault codes.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2018, 21:02
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By Ennine
Jumped ship again,

Having spent this winter with the temperture gauge not making it to normal for six days of the week I decided the Skoda Superb was just not the right car for the job. As a long term keep (my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2018, 08:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Ennine
You are correct. I assume you have disconnected...

You are correct. I assume you have disconnected the feed from the relay to the second battery. You need to disconnect the relay coil and the feed from the primary battery.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2018, 11:14
Replies: 144
Views: 14,496
Posted By Ennine
surely, unless one has the "benefit of practical...

surely, unless one has the "benefit of practical experience" in doing it this way one cannot comment on how arduous or not the task would be. One could only theorise or imagine and theory and...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 18th May 2018, 16:43
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Thank you Jeff. As always, I value your input and...

Thank you Jeff. As always, I value your input and comments with the greatest respect. Particularly regarding the guide. Always so easy to miss something that is obvious to us engineers but no so for...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 17th May 2018, 13:43
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
A how to replace guide has now been posted in the...

A how to replace guide has now been posted in the DD section
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2018, 22:37
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ennine
Last year my local builders merchants, Travis...

Last year my local builders merchants, Travis Perkins ran out of sand
Forum: How-to forum 13th May 2018, 12:36
Replies: 2
Views: 14,225
Posted By Ennine
Crikey Ken. How many cars do you have :}

Crikey Ken. How many cars do you have :}
Forum: How-to forum 11th May 2018, 20:48
Replies: 2
Views: 14,225
Posted By Ennine
How to: Replace Touch Screen Navall II

I have produced a video guide (https://youtu.be/AMXjRZD0Cho). Hopefully it will be of use to anyone wanting to tackle the job.

Screens available here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2018, 09:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Ennine
Maybe add a bilge pump at the same time. :}

Maybe add a bilge pump at the same time. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2018, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Ennine
Thankfully, I think the "status symbol" has died...

Thankfully, I think the "status symbol" has died out as more and more people have moved toward personal plates. If I drove a Bentley I doubt very much if I would sport such a plate.
Sorry that I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2018, 02:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By Ennine
If you put your number on retention online it is...

If you put your number on retention online it is instant and you can put your old plates on right away. It is the same when you put the retained plate onto the new car, it's instant. Does that help?
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 5th May 2018, 18:07
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
To be honest Ken, having sold the 75 I had no...

To be honest Ken, having sold the 75 I had no real use for it and was going to consign it to loft. After all the faffing about regarding screens, the last I read was that they were on order for £35 a...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 5th May 2018, 09:16
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Hi Ken, I have recorded a strip down and once the...

Hi Ken, I have recorded a strip down and once the new screen arrives I intend to record the screen swap and unit reassembly. I decided that was a sensible route to take for anyone wanting to tackle...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 4th May 2018, 17:35
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By Ennine
Are they high quality cards?

Are they high quality cards?
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 1st May 2018, 16:17
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
I'm not sure how many screens have failed, nor...

I'm not sure how many screens have failed, nor how many owners would want to tackle replacing it, but if any interest is shown I will endeavour to put together a How to, strip down and replace video...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 1st May 2018, 00:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ennine
I have just ordered a new digitiser for my nav 2....

I have just ordered a new digitiser for my nav 2. Final confirmation will be when I fit it but check out the new thread in the DD area for more details.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 1st May 2018, 00:10
Replies: 24
Views: 4,073
Posted By Ennine
Navall 2 Replacement touch screen

I have at last managed to devote some time to tracking down a source for replacement digitiser screens. I will see if I can find a more local supplier but have ordered one up for myself. The screen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2018, 15:28
Replies: 12
Views: 1,148
Posted By Ennine
Brilliant.

Brilliant.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2018, 22:30
Replies: 144
Views: 14,496
Posted By Ennine
Correct. One can lock the rear wheels very...

Correct. One can lock the rear wheels very easily. One device per sprocket on the rear allows the rears to be changed. The same device left in place allows the front belt to be replaced with nothing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2018, 21:05
Replies: 144
Views: 14,496
Posted By Ennine
If one intends to simply replace the belts and...

If one intends to simply replace the belts and not release the front cam bolts a couple of very simple home made locking devices with hold everything in place without the need to turn the cams with a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2018, 17:03
Replies: 49
Views: 6,560
Posted By Ennine
Surely one has to take into account degeneration...

Surely one has to take into account degeneration of the belt structure. That cannot be measured in this way (stress test of course). Belts fail without any other factor. I have a Megane here that did...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 27th April 2018, 14:31
Replies: 5
Views: 1,348
Posted By Ennine
You can navigate the screen with a usb keyboard...

You can navigate the screen with a usb keyboard or mouse but i suspect the screen has died. Scrapped mine for the same reason
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2018, 00:01
Replies: 25
Views: 1,995
Posted By Ennine
It's only the first step to prove if the...

It's only the first step to prove if the resistance is caused by the wheel hanging at full suspension travel. Next step is dependant on the results.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2018, 23:23
Replies: 25
Views: 1,995
Posted By Ennine
Lift that hub so it's not hanging on full drop...

Lift that hub so it's not hanging on full drop and see if it frees up at all
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2018, 19:41
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
I have some more images somewhere but this will...

I have some more images somewhere but this will show you what I mean. I've found a laser line very handy when wanting to make reference marks across stepped or uneven surfaces. A dab of typex here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2018, 16:43
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
I would most certainly agree on that score, but I...

I would most certainly agree on that score, but I am making the assumption that Simon has checked the pin is correct and rear pulleys are correct, also the inner (bubble) mark is correct If that IS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2018, 14:47
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
That's really interesting. I wonder if it's...

That's really interesting. I wonder if it's possible the pulley escaped production without the mark or pressed so lightly it has now faded into oblivion. No matter either way now though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2018, 15:23
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Ennine
Trevor has not been in the best of health to say...

Trevor has not been in the best of health to say the least. My last exchange with him was last month but obviously I can not comment on his current circumstances but I can pass a message to him.
I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2018, 19:43
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
I'm sure you have already considered re-marking...

I'm sure you have already considered re-marking it yourself, once removed.
As I said before, I had the self same problem and to be honest the accuracy of the mark is rather poor anyway and does...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2018, 22:50
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
It sure looks like it, but the item on Simon's...

It sure looks like it, but the item on Simon's car may not be the same
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2018, 21:04
Replies: 70
Views: 7,268
Posted By Ennine
Simon. I've just pulled all the images from my...

Simon. I've just pulled all the images from my backup files (all on external drive now) but cannot find anything close enough but I do remember having the self same issue. If memory serves it was on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2018, 20:29
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By Ennine
ZT180 anyone

Nothing whatever to do with me but looks rather smart

ZT180 (https://www.gumtree.com/p/mg/bargain-mg-zt-180-sport-automatic-/1293304154)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2018, 23:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,668
Posted By Ennine
Thank you. We try our best

Thank you. We try our best
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2018, 23:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,668
Posted By Ennine
Watch this

Here THIS (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-RARE-Rover-75-Executive-British-Car-Logo-Sport-Metal-Watch/162858314150?hash=item25eb1ca9a6:g:i0YAAOSwgeBaYIrv) won't break the bank. Post up a pic when you...
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