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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2020, 10:22
Replies: 35
Views: 898
Posted By planenut
When one sees a lifebelt, or a defibrillator...

When one sees a lifebelt, or a defibrillator available for use, there is little thought of it's intended use, more the hope that it is never needed. A hard shoulder was always that for me, better to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2020, 16:35
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By planenut
Bill there are several threads on this subject,...

Bill there are several threads on this subject, but provided you have the capabilities of a contortionist, it shouldn't be too difficult.

The master is at the top of the clutch pedal behind the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 16:10
Replies: 35
Views: 898
Posted By planenut
We can all lambast the entire workforce for the...

We can all lambast the entire workforce for the ill-placed advice of one - I try not to.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2020, 11:43
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By planenut
That Cooling Fan Problem, again!

I have a 1.8T and firstly I will state that I have followed the advice on here of trying to find the answer to this, so here we go.

The high speed fan comes on pretty soon after starting, and most...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 23:19
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By planenut
Looking at the MOT history, these were all...

Looking at the MOT history, these were all "advisories" when it passed the test a year ago. Sadly, it appears that the owner has got to the stage when he cannot look after it, therefore, the sale.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 22:48
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Many thanks for your input and the pictures. ...

Many thanks for your input and the pictures.
When I go back into it, I will again look at that sheathing. I had planned to start to separate the wires from the sheathes when I start working up to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 22:08
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
With the bumper off there was no need as the plug...

With the bumper off there was no need as the plug and wires that you have in your picture are behind each unit and I can see all round each unit; the nearside wires "rolling" over the subframe the...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2020, 19:37
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By planenut
Mint sauce and roast potatoes tomorrow?

Mint sauce and roast potatoes tomorrow?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 19:19
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Could not solve this, and could not set up...

Could not solve this, and could not set up another wire, so all back together again. Certainly had a problem identifying the wires as the colours don't seem to match. Will have another go soon....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 18:20
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By planenut
It appears you have the intention of sorting out...

It appears you have the intention of sorting out the fluids, as well as that pollen filter, in the Spring. So if all you are doing is starting it up, just keep an eye on the "loss" of fluids until...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 10:51
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Checked out the light switch and connections; all...

Checked out the light switch and connections; all appear in fine condition and no matter how I jiggled things around, it made no difference. Next step is to try to check the wiring from the fuse box...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 01:28
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By planenut
What a lovely looking car, and well maintained....

What a lovely looking car, and well maintained. Great for someone looking for an easy purchase.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2020, 00:18
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Thanks, I'll check that out tomorrow. I hadn't...

Thanks, I'll check that out tomorrow. I hadn't been to the switch yet.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 19:35
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Thanks, yes, I was hopeful again that it was both...

Thanks, yes, I was hopeful again that it was both bulbs but no, they're fine.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 18:55
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Thanks, the wiring comes in from the loom to a...

Thanks, the wiring comes in from the loom to a multiplug fitted behind the headlight unit. The wiring that drops below on mine goes to fog lights.

I will keep searching, but am having trouble with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2020, 18:11
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
:flog: sadly, having taken the bumper surround...

:flog: sadly, having taken the bumper surround off, so that I could check the wiring; taken out the air filter and hoses, I could not find any chafing (that's not a swear word, though I was using...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 09:19
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By planenut
It's a strange sensation; the last thing you...

It's a strange sensation; the last thing you expect to be the cause is an earthquake.

Glad that's how you will remember it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2020, 21:32
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By planenut
A few times people join and then try to sell,...

A few times people join and then try to sell, which would indicate they are not on here frequently; then if they are selling elsewhere and it goes, they don't look back in here.
Good luck
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2020, 18:53
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
Side Light Fault

Sorry all, this is a bit lower league, my nearside front side light appeared not to be working and the fault was highlighted by the fault light on the dash.

Eventually, I got the bulb out though...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 12:52
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By planenut
It's okay, I'm just sitting here...

It's okay, I'm just sitting here veggin'.https://www.picgifs.com/graphics/v/vegetables/graphics-vegetables-098937.gif
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 10:40
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By planenut
Cue the daft remarks, I am trying to...

Cue the daft remarks, I am trying to resist..............I will not add to it.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2020, 10:13
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By planenut
The Hornet is a larger and more powerful...

The Hornet is a larger and more powerful aircraft, and the flying/displaying is very different. The Red Arrows fly a larger formation and at higher speeds; the Blue Angels fly closer and slower.
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By planenut
Second part this evening, 9p.m. Channel five.

Second part this evening, 9p.m. Channel five.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 19:05
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By planenut
It seems that he does not even work for the...

It seems that he does not even work for the company who owned the lorry, therefore, the finance will be the only thing that affects him.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 13:23
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By planenut
It might be worth looking at the ignition coils.

It might be worth looking at the ignition coils.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 11:52
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By planenut
That's why it's always a good idea to have a...

That's why it's always a good idea to have a handbook/manual. You don't need to take anything off the side of the filter box. Undo the screws which are captive, rotate toward the front, this will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 11:49
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By planenut
It is worth getting another opinion, and some...

It is worth getting another opinion, and some quotes for the job. There are some mechanics who travel and I am sure it would cost less than a grand.

Good luck.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2020, 11:46
Replies: 39
Views: 631
Posted By planenut
APD has now been with us for over 25 years, and...

APD has now been with us for over 25 years, and as said, it is a tax technically paid by the passenger to the airline, who is supposed to pass it on to the taxman. This should never be seen as...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By planenut
I have tons of items from those that "will come...

I have tons of items from those that "will come in handy one day" to the split hiking boots that no longer stay together after the third use of Gorilla glue. One of the excuses I use for not thinking...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 10:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By planenut
How much would you want to spend on a fresh car?...

How much would you want to spend on a fresh car? Is it not possible to run your present favoured vehicle "until it drops", then again consider the financial aspects at that time? If all is going...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 15:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,064
Posted By planenut
Don't fret about the parking sensors, least of...

Don't fret about the parking sensors, least of your concerns. You have bought it so you will have acquired it's problems, but that leads to knowledge and experience. You have the summer to look...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 15:06
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By planenut
We Have To Trust Other Drivers

For years I have told everybody "think of every other driver as an idiot!"

This happened yesterday
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-51082515

Apparently, he was not...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 13th January 2020, 14:54
Replies: 57
Views: 2,035
Posted By planenut
Wow, could you not have coasted most of the...

Wow, could you not have coasted most of the return trip? it is towards the equator!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 12th January 2020, 13:27
Replies: 57
Views: 2,035
Posted By planenut
Wow, what a turnout, excellent. Well done...

Wow, what a turnout, excellent.
Well done Peter with the organization and the effort on your part, and I wish you and your good lady a speedy recovery.

Great to meet so many again, and to see...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 12:44
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By planenut
I too remember back to the Black Arrows. ...

I too remember back to the Black Arrows.

Luckily for me I managed to meet all the pilots of the Gnat Red Arrows when I was a teenager at Mildenhall.

Even more luck, when the Reds changed from...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 22:48
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By planenut
It's a four part series. I've been lucky to see...

It's a four part series. I've been lucky to see them perform scores of times, and in those shots of the roll over the top, that looked really really close.

Interesting to see it from the eyes of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2020, 09:39
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By planenut
Sometimes the system shows a fault when it's on...

Sometimes the system shows a fault when it's on the terminals, i.e. a dodgy connection. Worth remembering we have bulbs in the glove box and near the spare wheel.

Sometimes I get a warning and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 23:04
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By planenut
If any communication arrives from HMRC NOT in a...

If any communication arrives from HMRC NOT in a brown envelope, then it's a scam! They don't send it electronically.
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2020, 18:13
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By planenut
Red Arrows tonight - 8th Jan.

For those who are interested, the Red Arrows played away for most of last season and tonight, on channel five, there is a programme about their trip to America; at 9p.m..
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 5th January 2020, 23:37
Replies: 57
Views: 2,035
Posted By planenut
Thanks Cliff, I suppose I should apply since...

Thanks Cliff, I suppose I should apply since Thorpe Park rejected my latest proposal, though the only Disney Character I could opt for would be Grumpy, 'cos other people have to ride too.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 5th January 2020, 21:18
Replies: 57
Views: 2,035
Posted By planenut
Peter, judging by my rosters, I will be able to...

Peter, judging by my rosters, I will be able to attend on Sunday, eating (for England) please!
Fred (planenut)
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 13:47
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By planenut
That didn't help me this morning, 11 a.m. and...

That didn't help me this morning, 11 a.m. and that was it.

Luckily, I live five miles from work and try to cycle as often as I can, and it's a blessing not having to scrape windscreen.

As to...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By planenut
You've blown it, you mentioned the B word, now...

You've blown it, you mentioned the B word, now the thread is gonna' get closed down.........Happy New Year to you both,
Fred (planenut)
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 10:12
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By planenut
That would have been safer on a motorbike, been...

That would have been safer on a motorbike, been watching too much Harry Potter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2019, 15:17
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By planenut
Feeling the pressure.

Feeling the pressure.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2019, 11:35
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By planenut
Tom, I've sent you a PM, hope it helps. Planenut

Tom, I've sent you a PM, hope it helps.
Planenut
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2019, 15:32
Replies: 443
Views: 38,425
Posted By planenut
Well done Bob

Well done Bob
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2019, 10:54
Replies: 443
Views: 38,425
Posted By planenut
Bob, best wishes. Our experience in this...

Bob, best wishes.

Our experience in this life with those who's parting creates such emotions especially at this time of year, are treasures that only we can have; we are odd beasties.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 19:59
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By planenut
I thought the heading was a new film? good luck...

I thought the heading was a new film? good luck with the project.
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2019, 19:56
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By planenut
I've found some cheaper for you ...

I've found some cheaper for you
https://l7.alamy.com/zooms/e7f1a52035c94af0b93d59b0874edca6/building-under-construction-in-kathmandu-note-wooden-scaffolding-aryh29.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By planenut
Well the link was provided to help, but if the...

Well the link was provided to help, but if the Police do not receive information, how can they be criticised for not acting?
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 12:12
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By planenut
I had heard it's gone through the roof!

I had heard it's gone through the roof!
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 22:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By planenut
Inform the Police as they cannot really be...

Inform the Police as they cannot really be everywhere and be aware of everything....
https://www.gov.uk/report-no-mot
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2019, 21:51
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By planenut
Yes!..........preservation of life is imperative.

Yes!..........preservation of life is imperative.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2019, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By planenut
Shocking stuff!

Shocking stuff!
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2019, 11:17
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By planenut
So, perhaps a soft centre does exist? Luckily,...

So, perhaps a soft centre does exist? Luckily, you have some ammunition for the future.
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2019, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By planenut
Kenny Lynch Passes Away

I am sure there are quite a few on here who can recall Kenny Lynch providing genuine entertainment.
Kenny passed away this morning.
Forum: Social Forum 17th December 2019, 01:02
Replies: 8
Views: 412
Posted By planenut
My Christmas is already complete, my sister gave...

My Christmas is already complete, my sister gave me a couple of wrapped presents today, though I know it's a bottle of Bells and a fruit cake, all I ever ask for.
Forum: Social Forum 17th December 2019, 00:55
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By planenut
Noted that the FAA had notice of the faults -...

Noted that the FAA had notice of the faults - that's going to be a lot of money to those with a lot of heartache!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2019, 17:44
Replies: 34
Views: 1,367
Posted By planenut
Good luck though it seems you have already made...

Good luck though it seems you have already made your mind up as to what the problem is.

Check for cross contamination of oil and water in the coolant and oil but don't think that if it's the pump,...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2019, 14:55
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By planenut
Don't forget to check in the clothes in the...

Don't forget to check in the clothes in the laundry basket, or now perhaps in the washing machine?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2019, 11:51
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By planenut
For my two-pennyworth, plan your lift as you...

For my two-pennyworth, plan your lift as you should "break" the road wheel bolts whilst on the ground.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2019, 20:48
Replies: 34
Views: 1,367
Posted By planenut
No problem; have you tried draining and refilling...

No problem; have you tried draining and refilling it again?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2019, 17:57
Replies: 34
Views: 1,367
Posted By planenut
Paul, just for information, prior to the incident...

Paul, just for information, prior to the incident mentioned by you at the opening of the thread, when had you last checked the coolant level, and where do you normally keep it, i.e. what level do you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2019, 19:29
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By planenut
I encountered this several years back, the...

I encountered this several years back, the computers still retain the information but due to an electronic spike the odomoter reverts to all the 9's. It was never a problem during the MOT's as they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2019, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By planenut
A hint of irony in that. Well done Bob,...

A hint of irony in that.

Well done Bob, let's hope you don't get it next year too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2019, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By planenut
Certainly some people struggle with the low...

Certainly some people struggle with the low seating position. It's a shame you have to change the car, but it sounds like you need an amphibious vehicle. Good luck but remember that your knowledge...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2019, 11:48
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By planenut
Sounds heartening, how many miles?

Sounds heartening, how many miles?
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2019, 11:47
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By planenut
Oh, that sort of expensive screw!

Oh, that sort of expensive screw!
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 12:02
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By planenut
Wow, that's sad. One can never see "round the...

Wow, that's sad. One can never see "round the corner" and thankfully it seems that Ken was fine up to then, and did not suffer for a long time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 11:55
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By planenut
Congratulations Adrian, welcome back to the...

Congratulations Adrian, welcome back to the idiocy of modern driving standards, take care.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2019, 11:04
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By planenut
Nice spot, get that magnifying glass out.

Nice spot, get that magnifying glass out.
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 15:42
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By planenut
You've got to keep a handle on these sorts of...

You've got to keep a handle on these sorts of things!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2019, 01:09
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By planenut
Well done, glad it's "stayed in the family", i.e....

Well done, glad it's "stayed in the family", i.e. Club!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2019, 21:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By planenut
Saw a plenum today with more water than I use in...

Saw a plenum today with more water than I use in a shower, amazing.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 17th November 2019, 13:54
Replies: 41
Views: 2,602
Posted By planenut
Wow, what a turnout, well done Peter.

Wow, what a turnout, well done Peter.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 21:52
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By planenut
Bloodhound LSR

Well today Andy Green got the beast up to 627mph in the Kalahari Desert, and that's it for this year. Next year, sponsors willing, they'll be back to go for more.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 10:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,480
Posted By planenut
They're just trying to "keep you in...

They're just trying to "keep you in tow"!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 21:59
Replies: 16
Views: 815
Posted By planenut
It doesn't matter until you come to adjust them,...

It doesn't matter until you come to adjust them, then it's nice if they have some adjustment left.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th November 2019, 13:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,602
Posted By planenut
Peter, I should be okay to attend, and eating...

Peter, I should be okay to attend, and eating please?

Fred (planenut)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 9th November 2019, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By planenut
Thanks for your efforts Peter, I don't know my...

Thanks for your efforts Peter, I don't know my shifts yet.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 15:50
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By planenut
Luckily it seems you are not injured. Venison...

Luckily it seems you are not injured. Venison steaks for a while.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 15:47
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By planenut
I've used these which are really useful, and no...

I've used these which are really useful, and no mess
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Vizibleed-On.../dp/B008AHUF46
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 21:05
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By planenut
Funny Situation You Won't Believe.

My friend 'T' is unwell and consigned to a care home; each of the persons in there live in their own world, doing strange things, and uttering nonsensical sentences, at the weirdest of times.

I...
Forum: Humour Corner 8th November 2019, 20:20
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By planenut
I get annoyed by all those who go for holidays in...

I get annoyed by all those who go for holidays in Korea; so many going for that Korea break!
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2019, 09:37
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By planenut
I'm so tight-fisted that no meter, nor person,...

I'm so tight-fisted that no meter, nor person, could help me save electric or gas. I am aware that newer appliances are more economical when it comes to energy consumption, but being on my own I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2019, 01:37
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By planenut
If the clutch was not working then the car would...

If the clutch was not working then the car would lurch forward, though sensibly, one keeps the brakes applied. If, with your foot on the clutch and as mentioned, the brakes on, it does not lurch,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 23:34
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By planenut
With the engine off and getting into gear, have...

With the engine off and getting into gear, have you tried starting (with the clutch pedal down) it then? and with what result?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 23:22
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By planenut
Is this any gear, or specifics?

Is this any gear, or specifics?
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2019, 12:56
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By planenut
An odd experiment. When I watched it, the driver...

An odd experiment. When I watched it, the driver rats can see their treat, the bait. They then move towards it in the "car" which then rolls towards it. Logical.
Forum: Was it you? 25th October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By planenut
Newmarket today

As I was walking away from my 75 Tourer in BRG, in the Rookery car park about 1620, I realized that the car that had just passed me and left was a BRG MGZTT; I wish I'd realized a minute earlier.
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2019, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By planenut
Possibly because we don't have a penal colony on...

Possibly because we don't have a penal colony on the moon yet?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 21:27
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By planenut
Try this...

Try this https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=82
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 20:02
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By planenut
Well done and welcome to the Club and forum. As...

Well done and welcome to the Club and forum. As you have clearly stated, you are familiar with the site and information which I have also found immensely useful.



It's probably Copperleaf Red,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 18:48
Replies: 22
Views: 1,870
Posted By planenut
Very nice, well done.

Very nice, well done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2019, 07:30
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By planenut
I also got a second car to tide me over whilst...

I also got a second car to tide me over whilst working on my regular beast, but the danger of doing that is if a problem arises with that car too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 21:42
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By planenut
If you are going to replace the gaskets, then...

If you are going to replace the gaskets, then that may cure your water loss, which could well be from your inlet manifold gasket. Only really found with a check under it the inlet manifold when cold....
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2019, 08:45
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By planenut
I can remember being made to take my coat, but it...

I can remember being made to take my coat, but it was the right thing to do.
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2019, 08:19
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By planenut
Oh for an old style cloakroom; hang the child up...

Oh for an old style cloakroom; hang the child up at the beginning of the day and retrieve them at the end...........seriously though, I see it so many times and realize that it is up to parents to...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2019, 22:40
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By planenut
Quick Sprint Toward Arctic Circle

Well from where I live it's in that direction.

Last Sunday drove to Durham, wipers on when I left home, switched them off when I arrived up there.
Overall 700 miles, and the car missed not a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 17th October 2019, 22:34
Replies: 37
Views: 2,278
Posted By planenut
Sorry I was unable to make this one, as I was...

Sorry I was unable to make this one, as I was giving the windscreen wipers a thorough testing that day travelling up to Durham.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By planenut
As Trikey says.

As Trikey says.
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2019, 16:14
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By planenut
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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 06:11
Replies: 57
Views: 3,385
Posted By planenut
I thank you for the effort that you have, and are...

I thank you for the effort that you have, and are having to put into that, cheers!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2019, 22:27
Replies: 57
Views: 3,385
Posted By planenut
Just shows how caring they are, not.

Just shows how caring they are, not.
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2019, 21:19
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By planenut
this one, briliant ...

this one, briliant
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3Zn3M-WMzM
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2019, 20:12
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By planenut
Lord Charles

Whilst on my wanderings on Youtube, I came across several videos of the late and great Ray Alan. This one, not good on audio or focus, is worth it as it was at a Club, but funny, very funny....
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2019, 20:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By planenut
Luckily managed to see The Martian again last...

Luckily managed to see The Martian again last weekend, followed by Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Contact - I'm really spaced out now.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 08:54
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By planenut
Wow, on mine all appeared intact, it just would...

Wow, on mine all appeared intact, it just would not budge.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 22:46
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By planenut
Thanks Simon, I too use that method, but...

Thanks Simon, I too use that method, but encountered this difficulty "on the way in".
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2019, 13:09
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By planenut
Torx Bolt Front Disc Extraction

Too late for now, as I attempted to change the front discs and pads at the weekend and could see my T50 from my Draper set bending, so got nowhere with that. It went into the garage this morning for...
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 6th October 2019, 20:33
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By planenut
Welcome John, it will be interesting to see what...

Welcome John, it will be interesting to see what you acquire next.
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2019, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By planenut
All seemed quiet, until I just got in early this...

All seemed quiet, until I just got in early this afternoon and it went off again, shotgun in hand (just joking) out I went again, nothing there to cause it so left it unset.

At the suggestions of...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2019, 10:04
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By planenut
If they are poodling along and fairly obviously...

If they are poodling along and fairly obviously staying put, I have straddled the hard shoulder and put my hand on the horn, watching them, and making sure I don't exceed the speed limit.

Some...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2019, 09:33
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By planenut
Or, you could just order a take away!

Or, you could just order a take away!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 09:28
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By planenut
Well I had mine tested this last week and the...

Well I had mine tested this last week and the fuel used by the tester on leaving it run was in excess of what I used in getting it to him, with the fan coming on too.
You've got a year Dawn, look...
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2019, 16:15
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By planenut
Nothing found, no marks on the car, no insects in...

Nothing found, no marks on the car, no insects in it, so alarm set again, testing.
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2019, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By planenut
Hmm, I think I should get out there again, and...

Hmm, I think I should get out there again, and check it out though there were no paw prints in the condensation either, unless the cat went out on it's own for a walk.
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2019, 09:01
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By planenut
Cause for Alarm!

Well away in the land of Nod at about 0200 last night, and was awoken by a car alarm, "parping" away in our back yard where residents park. I thought "what idiot's car is that, it's annoying".

It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 23:41
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By planenut
Use the word "Bre..t" in the thread and the...

Use the word "Bre..t" in the thread and the moderators will show you how to lock it immediately!
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2019, 17:14
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By planenut
It is odd what we do, but only when "we know...

It is odd what we do, but only when "we know better", for at the time, it seemed the logical thing to do.
We used to have an open coal fire when we grew up. Mum would have her comments to us about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2019, 12:00
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By planenut
Does look nice and appears spotless.

Does look nice and appears spotless.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By planenut
It is worth looking at the connectors in the...

It is worth looking at the connectors in the cabin, below the dashboard. On investigation with one of mine, there was a lot of sediment accumulated and I could remove it with a "corkscrew" shaped...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 21:49
Replies: 39
Views: 1,814
Posted By planenut
Yuk, that's krapp!

Yuk, that's krapp!
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2019, 09:03
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By planenut
Trusting in Our Weather

I and many others moan about the weather but it is what it is.
Some of us may have spent some money on events and tickets some time ago, and then the weather changes to put a total stop to those...
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2019, 08:59
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By planenut
That would be a discussion for another day then.

That would be a discussion for another day then.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2019, 08:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,814
Posted By planenut
We've had this discussion several times and I'll...

We've had this discussion several times and I'll only say "Autoaid", and your legally recognized partner is covered too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2019, 23:18
Replies: 21
Views: 1,630
Posted By planenut
I think you must appeal, and give them a required...

I think you must appeal, and give them a required time to reply, then you can use that also.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2019, 17:16
Replies: 21
Views: 1,630
Posted By planenut
So, are you saying that you stayed 39 minutes...

So, are you saying that you stayed 39 minutes over your time?
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2019, 16:51
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By planenut
On The Subject of Aliens

Apparently, there are over one billion stars in our galaxy; it's estimated that there are over one billion galaxies.

Each star has the possibility of planets orbiting it.

Is it really likely...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2019, 12:59
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By planenut
Okay, We'll Take Over From Here!

Right, we're here now..........step back...........we have control.
https://www.allsmileys.com/files/smiley-central-alien/4234.gif
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 16:03
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By planenut
That's a very helpful reply, well done.

That's a very helpful reply, well done.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2019, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By planenut
Some of the examples of driving in this makes one...

Some of the examples of driving in this makes one hope that you don't actually meet some of them in normal driving situations.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 10:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By planenut
That seems like a line of a joke, perhaps Stefan...

That seems like a line of a joke, perhaps Stefan would need to reply.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 17:45
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By planenut
That's handy; my daughter has the same, I'll...

That's handy; my daughter has the same, I'll stick with my 75!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 14:46
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By planenut
Wow, and hopefully that's it. What a rapid...

Wow, and hopefully that's it.

What a rapid turn out from the AA, and it appears, complete with someone who knew their business.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 08:41
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By planenut
I know how you feel Bob, I had trouble all night...

I know how you feel Bob, I had trouble all night with my sheet tangling round my feet in bed - Seriously, you must be absolutely bushed, I hope the new day brings better news for you.
Fred (planenut)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th September 2019, 17:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By planenut
Yup, definitely cleaner than my topside; nice...

Yup, definitely cleaner than my topside; nice pics as usual Cliff.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 15:03
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By planenut
Bob, you were missed to day too! I...

Bob, you were missed to day too!



I know what you mean, that chat can produce some wonderful no-nonsense answers to our problems.

I knew a bloke once who promised he could get me a deal on...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th September 2019, 14:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By planenut
Many thanks Peter for organizing this meet and...

Many thanks Peter for organizing this meet and arranging the sunshine. Thanks for the help in applying that tail lift modification.

Nice to meet those members present, welcome Richard, and sad...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th September 2019, 07:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By planenut
That is a great shame.

That is a great shame.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2019, 07:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By planenut
Your description is that the water came out...

Your description is that the water came out whilst filling so we're not talking about you putting your face near a hot engine. Get some goggles on, and get under it whilst someone else is filling. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 22:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,145
Posted By planenut
You said So where was it coming from?

You said

So where was it coming from?
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2019, 15:12
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By planenut
Just thought it might connect to power stations.

Just thought it might connect to power stations.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 15:09
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By planenut
That's very nice Cliff. Very low mileage and the...

That's very nice Cliff. Very low mileage and the special edition 1.8 diesel engine.
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2019, 15:05
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By planenut
Ooh, Sid James! better turn it up now.

Ooh, Sid James! better turn it up now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 15:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,213
Posted By planenut
Well done with getting it into a museum and for...

Well done with getting it into a museum and for dealing with something that at times must have very difficult for you.

Which museum is to be displayed in?

Best regards
Fred (planenut)
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2019, 13:16
Replies: 35
Views: 965
Posted By planenut
Now you'll understand this Rob................ ...

Now you'll understand this Rob................
The 75 What?
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2019, 11:27
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By planenut
That's odd, as after a few glasses most guys...

That's odd, as after a few glasses most guys would see Marilyn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th September 2019, 20:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By planenut
A blue vehicle, described as "red".

A blue vehicle, described as "red".
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