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Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 13:37
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Blink
I did find some new ATE ones but I've managed to...

I did find some new ATE ones but I've managed to lose the web page and I can't remember the price. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 13:35
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Blink
Yes, a rebuild is an option, not that I think...

Yes, a rebuild is an option, not that I think there's anything wrong with the existing ones apart from them being covered in rust.

I'm really asking about Pagid because ECP have got 35% off at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 11:52
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By Blink
Question Pagid calipers?

Pagid calipers - are they any good? (compared to MGR ones)

And do they fit the MGR carriers properly?

https://www.eurocarparts.com/search/133110691...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 08:48
Replies: 258
Views: 38,443
Posted By Blink
You were lucky! :}

You were lucky!

:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 14:14
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
I think I'll follow your lead and take the bumper...

I think I'll follow your lead and take the bumper off (hadn't thought of it before) - worth the bit of extra effort for the light & access.



I broke the same corner when changing the lamp unit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 14:06
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Good idea. Another good idea.

Good idea.



Another good idea.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 14:04
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Blimey, that looks a bit steep.

Blimey, that looks a bit steep.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 13:55
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Blink
I saw the AutoExpress group test yesterday and I...

I saw the AutoExpress group test yesterday and I nearly went for the Sealey 1025HL but a few poor reviews on Amazon put me off. I think I'll give the SGS TJ3X a try and if it can't lower slowly (very...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2019, 15:44
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Thanks Alan - those pics are a great help....

Thanks Alan - those pics are a great help. :bowdown:

The thing I was worried about was lifting the rear end on its own and putting too much stress on the forward edge of the rear jacking points...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2019, 10:45
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Blink
Maybe a much smaller amount of turn would do it....

Maybe a much smaller amount of turn would do it. If I turn my old Halfords handle by a tiny amount (1-2mm, barely a touch) the jack comes down very slowly. If I turn it any more than that, it'll come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2019, 10:29
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Did you have all four wheels off the ground (four...

Did you have all four wheels off the ground (four axle stands) or just the rear two?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 17:17
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Blink
Question Best lifting height for subframe change?

A quick question for anyone who has taken the rear subframe off. What is the ideal height to raise the car to for reasonable access? (Measured from sill to ground)

My sill is approx 170mm off the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 17:12
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Blink
That doesn't sound too good. Can't the lowering...

That doesn't sound too good. Can't the lowering speed be controlled by turning the handle very slightly? Even my cheap old Halfords jack will do that.

Which SGS have you got btw?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 16:32
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Blink
Question I'm thinking of getting one (the SGS TJ3X...

I'm thinking of getting one (the SGS TJ3X (https://www.sgs-engineering.com/garage-equipment/trolley-jacks/tj3x-3-ton-trolley-jack)) - I like the double pistons but the 29.5kg weight is a bit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 14:35
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Blink
I'd say this is the prime suspect - and all of my...

I'd say this is the prime suspect - and all of my suggestions are lesser candidates.

Btw, if you haven't already done so, I'd take the boot side liners off - the two big carpet-like thingies. You...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 14:14
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By Blink
Another point of entry is the holes for the...

Another point of entry is the holes for the chrome trim strips on the wings. Six holes per side - you can just see them in this pic (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-ALA500140).

I'm beginning to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 09:19
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Thanks for the pics. :} My dampers do have...

Thanks for the pics. :}

My dampers do have washers so they can't be 'dynamic' (odd word for MGR to use, aren't all dampers dynamic by nature :shrug:).

Edit: I just looked it up and apparently,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 09:04
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Or even...

Or even https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/rear-stopper-plate-priced-each/33312282251/ :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 08:13
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
This is what he said to me on 19th July: ...

This is what he said to me on 19th July:

No, seems to be no longer available.

Mit freundlichen Gren / yours faithfully

Michael Hagedorn


Allbrit Automotive Parts e.K.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 15:42
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Update! RogerHeinz57 (John) :bowdown: has...

Update!

RogerHeinz57 (John) :bowdown: has kindly posted me some serviceable used MGR washers. I'll soak them in Deox Gel if they need de-rusting (Bilt Hamber) - I've never used it before so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 15:29
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Thanks Steve. Yes, I spotted those earlier in the...

Thanks Steve. Yes, I spotted those earlier in the week.

Outside diameter looks like 83mm, so slightly smaller than the MGR one in Dawn's pic - and the hole looks a couple of mill bigger.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 15:21
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Excellent - thanks Dawn. :bowdown: They...

Excellent - thanks Dawn. :bowdown:

They look like 86 or 87mm outside diameter with a 12mm hole.

I've tried googling the long number on the label (and various parts of it) and I and can't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 10:39
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Here's the clearest pic I've seen so far of the...

Here's the clearest pic I've seen so far of the washers - see post 7, scroll right: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=244666
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 10:38
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Not a chance I'm afraid.

Not a chance I'm afraid.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 10:00
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
If 82mm is across the flat section, what's the...

If 82mm is across the flat section, what's the overall diameter Karl (inc the curved section)?

PS. Did you manage to find the washer* that goes with the damper to trailing arm bolt?
*Washer part...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 09:57
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Thanks chaps - that's certainly an option. ...

Thanks chaps - that's certainly an option.



It's got that extra raised section in the centre which might deform if pulled up tight. (Subaru have something similar).

BMW -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 13:53
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
I've put a wanted ad...

I've put a wanted ad (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=297522) in classifieds (for new ones) but no traders have answered so far.

The breakers will have to be a last resort.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 12:53
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Blink
The changer has a small bracket bolted to each...

The changer has a small bracket bolted to each side (#2 & 3 in diagram).

The underside of each bracket has two fixed screws that go through the glovebox floor and four nuts hold them in place...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 12:17
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
I'm not sure mine are good enough to go back on -...

I'm not sure mine are good enough to go back on - I won't know until I take them off so I'd rather have an alternative ready in case they're too rusted.

This is part of a complete rear end...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 11:24
Replies: 30
Views: 882
Posted By Blink
Question Rear subframe failsafe washers - any alternatives?

The rear subframe failsafe washer KHV100020* is no longer available anywhere. Has anyone found a suitable alternative to it?

* #6 on the diagram here : https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001554
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 11:00
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Blink
I'd like to know too. The only genuine Valeo fobs...

I'd like to know too. The only genuine Valeo fobs I managed to find included the driver's door lock!

I agree with Ross - the Valeo fobs are far superior to the unbranded ones (of which I tried...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 10:49
Replies: 80
Views: 9,681
Posted By Blink
I bought a pair of new adjuster brackets off eBay...

I bought a pair of new adjuster brackets off eBay for 39.95.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 10:45
Replies: 80
Views: 9,681
Posted By Blink
Here are mine - ordered direct from website...

Here are mine - ordered direct from website https://www.spaldingfasteners.co.uk/m12-metric-fine-10-9-grade-self-colour-steel-hex-flange-bolts/

The steel rule is just to give a rough idea of...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2019, 17:10
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By Blink
Not according to this -...

Not according to this - https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1dt3mYIEzH9DImfUBxPnuLW1ke0cooc8V&ll=52.10148810060089%2C-1.3645833499999753&z=8

It's the line on the left (the one that goes over...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 16:05
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Blink
https://brakeparts.co.uk/shop/Rover/75/99-/75%202....

https://brakeparts.co.uk/shop/Rover/75/99-/75%202.0%20V6/Rear%20-%20Brake%20Calipers%20and%20Wheel%20Cylinders/BCA0916

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 16:02
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Blink
Brakes int - as in Brakes International? ...

Brakes int - as in Brakes International?

I can't find a seller called that on eBay -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 13:33
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Blink
Yes, I've just been looking at these...

Yes, I've just been looking at these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FITS-ROVER-75-75-TOURER-REAR-RIGHT-DRIVERS-SIDE-BRAKE-CALIPER-NEW-SOB000040-/183387383665?hash=item2ab2bd6771) (courtesy of Suzublu)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 13:07
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Blink
Good price. Made by ATE (according to the advert)...

Good price. Made by ATE (according to the advert) - I've never heard of them so don't know how they compare with the MGR ones.

ATE -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 12:08
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Blink
Ah, I see. Thanks for the clarification. :} ...

Ah, I see. Thanks for the clarification. :}

Btw, did you paint your new calipers? I'm thinking of doing mine but not sure on the best choice of paint.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 10:05
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By Blink
Do you mean the rear calipers for vented discs...

Do you mean the rear calipers for vented discs are the same as the rear calipers for solid discs? Surely that can't be right - the vented disc must be thicker than the solid disc. Or have I misread...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 09:59
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By Blink
Question Rear brake caliper - part number needed

Rimmer's page doesn't show a part number for the rear brake caliper (solid discs). Has anyone got it?

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001572 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001572)
Forum: Items Wanted 17th July 2019, 01:23
Replies: 0
Views: 85
Posted By Blink
Failsafe washers - rear subframe

Looking for 4 new failsafe washers for rear subframe. The part number is KHV100020 - #6 on the diagram here : https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001554.
Forum: Items Wanted 14th July 2019, 14:54
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Blink
Did you have a coolant leak (exiting from the...

Did you have a coolant leak (exiting from the expansion tank)?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 10:41
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By Blink
I doubt Liverpool Victoria (or any other...

I doubt Liverpool Victoria (or any other insurance company) would ask for the 1100 back once they'd paid it out.

Their phone numbers are quite well hidden - eventually found some here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 17:09
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
PS. The first 4 pics above were taken using a...

PS. The first 4 pics above were taken using a mirror lying on the ground - hence they're a bit soft, and might be back to front! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 17:04
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
Another offside rear

Mat - you might find what I've just found (see below).




On further inspection, my OSR is not as good as it seemed on first sight. I've now bent the flaky bits back with a flat screwdriver and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,510
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Thanks Paul

Just to say thanks to Paul (Sonic ZS) for all the pics. :bowdown: Excellent info - now we know how these things have been put together.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 16:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
I've used this stuff for central heating pipes...

I've used this stuff for central heating pipes and it would easily fill a jacking point - Soudal (https://soudafoam.com/soudafoam-gap-fill/) - it sets extremely hard.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 16:33
Replies: 28
Views: 3,872
Posted By Blink
Just an idea to prevent the repaired jacking...

Just an idea to prevent the repaired jacking point rusting again - please see post 28 here (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2746993#post2746993).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 16:25
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
Thanks, that's what I thought - i.e. to avoid...

Thanks, that's what I thought - i.e. to avoid bending the sill, the car should only be supported by the jacking point area and nothing (wood or otherwise) should be in contact with the sill either...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 15:38
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
I was planning on using a 200mm length of wood...

I was planning on using a 200mm length of wood sleeper - either on the same axis as the sill, or at 90 degrees to it.

I was just wondering whether it would be better with or without the jacking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 15:22
Replies: 10
Views: 804
Posted By Blink
Daft question but what are the EGR and MAP, and...

Daft question but what are the EGR and MAP, and what do they do?

Does the KV6 have these O rings?

(OK, that was 3 questions :})
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 12:03
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
They replied the other day and asked "What is the...

They replied the other day and asked "What is the nature of your enquiry?" (I'd already asked if they supplied undertrays for the Rover 75). So I asked again 'Do you sell undertrays for Rover 75...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 11:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
Can the car be jacked up without using the pad?...

Can the car be jacked up without using the pad? (I've never tried it)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 11:34
Replies: 217
Views: 21,400
Posted By Blink
Did you use these people?...

Did you use these people? http://krown.co.uk/uk/krown_application/rust_inhibitor_t40
Forum: Items Wanted 9th July 2019, 11:18
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Blink
Ok, I'll see what the existing ones are like on...

Ok, I'll see what the existing ones are like on the car.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th July 2019, 16:25
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Blink
What condition are they in Mick?

What condition are they in Mick?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 18:19
Replies: 35
Views: 1,955
Posted By Blink
Question Any more news on your sills Ray?

Any more news on your sills Ray?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 13:36
Replies: 62
Views: 3,324
Posted By Blink
Thumbs up Ah, those are the numbers I was looking for....

Ah, those are the numbers I was looking for. Excellent. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2019, 11:54
Replies: 62
Views: 3,324
Posted By Blink
There's no resistor visible through the grill...

There's no resistor visible through the grill (empty mounting lugs) so it must be a 3-speed fan - unless of course a resistor is hidden behind the plastic cowling, as per Arctic's pics here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 14:54
Replies: 62
Views: 3,324
Posted By Blink
How long should it take the IPK temp gauge to...

How long should it take the IPK temp gauge to reach 'normal' Simon? (and what is the actual temperature at that point?)

My KV6 fan comes in between 100C and 101C (according to the e-Zee digital...
Forum: V8 Forum 5th July 2019, 12:52
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Blink
His robes might be a bit of a squeeze. :}

His robes might be a bit of a squeeze. :}
Forum: V8 Forum 5th July 2019, 11:46
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Blink
Made in Italy (just north of Venice) by a company...

Made in Italy (just north of Venice) by a company called Estrima Srl. Their head office is at (wait for it) - Via Roveredo.

https://www.estrima.com/en/

https://biro.nl/en/...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 15:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,620
Posted By Blink
Pedro - did the new cap solve the problem?

Pedro - did the new cap solve the problem?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 14:25
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Blink
Good tip Steve. :} Must admit, I never thought of...

Good tip Steve. :} Must admit, I never thought of using baby wipes (!) - I'll have to give it a go.

I actually bought a new driver's window last year but I haven't fitted it yet because I don't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 14:37
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Blink
Looks like it belongs to a member on this forum. ...

Looks like it belongs to a member on this forum.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=282725
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 14:21
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Blink
Have a look at the legend, top right of this...

Have a look at the legend, top right of this damper analysis chart - https://www.racecar-engineering.com/wp-content/gallery/rr-damper-signal/challenge1.jpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 13:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By Blink
Which bolt was the problem - number 4 here...

Which bolt was the problem - number 4 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001541)? (2 bolts per side)

Interesting post here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 11:12
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Blink
The problem is wiping the seals effectively. I've...

The problem is wiping the seals effectively. I've never managed to get all the grit out - even a credit card wrapped in rag and slid between the glass & seal doesn't do it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 10:37
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By Blink
Good reviews on Amazon -...

Good reviews on Amazon - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Comma-XFFO5L-X-Flow-Flush-Liter/dp/B00OIPZ26U
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 10:23
Replies: 62
Views: 3,324
Posted By Blink
Doh, I didn't read that far down the page. :duh:

Doh, I didn't read that far down the page. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 09:51
Replies: 90
Views: 21,545
Posted By Blink
What pdf? I sent a hopeful PM to Mr Edd...

What pdf?

I sent a hopeful PM to Mr Edd but I've had no reply. And Dr Dave (who did the work) hasn't been on the other forum since 2015.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 13:40
Replies: 90
Views: 21,545
Posted By Blink
Are there any pics to go with post 1? - just...

Are there any pics to go with post 1? - just asking in case anyone took a backup copy. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 12:14
Replies: 62
Views: 3,324
Posted By Blink
Re item 14, presumably PCP102532...

Re item 14, presumably PCP102532 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PCP102532) is the ordinary pipe and PCP102532SS (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PCP102532SS) is the stainless steel version. Neither...
Forum: V8 Forum 1st July 2019, 14:12
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Blink
It is fairly headache-inducing Brian. ;) ...

It is fairly headache-inducing Brian. ;)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 13:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,082
Posted By Blink
Neal - PM sent.

Neal - PM sent.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Blink
No it's not. The original question was what does...

No it's not. The original question was what does RR stand for.

Have you got the answer? No, you haven't.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 14:11
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Blink
Why not print REAR then? They printed FRONT LH...

Why not print REAR then? They printed FRONT LH and FRONT RH.

RR is just confusing (and stupid).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 12:36
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Blink
Question Spring & damper label - C.I. codes

Anyone know what 'RR' stands for here?

(Right Rear is the obvious guess but that wouldn't make sense 'cos there's no 'LR' to go with it :shrug:).

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 12:29
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Blink
It may or may not be special - I don't know,...

It may or may not be special - I don't know, that's why I'm after the part number. I don't want to take the old dampers off until I've got all the new bits to go back on - so I don't even know the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 11:04
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Blink
Question Rear damper washer

Has anyone got the part number of the washer, #11 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001548)?

TIA. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 11:04
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
Will do. :} No reply yet (usually a bad...

Will do. :}

No reply yet (usually a bad sign).
Forum: Items Wanted 25th June 2019, 10:16
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By Blink
You need to pay an annual subscription to post an...

You need to pay an annual subscription to post an ad in the classifieds. Cost is 10 p.a. https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/payments.php
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 09:57
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
The cheaper one on Rimmers (380P1...

The cheaper one on Rimmers (380P1 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-KRB000380P1)) looks the same as the ones on eBay but with a heat shield added. The more expensive one on Rimmers (380...
Forum: V8 Forum 25th June 2019, 08:36
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Blink
Which one wouldn't you want?

Which one wouldn't you want?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 16:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Blink
Looks pretty good to me. Did you put two coats of...

Looks pretty good to me. Did you put two coats of BH on or just one?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 16:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Blink
300 is a bit steep for me. I was thinking of...

300 is a bit steep for me. I was thinking of doing it myself using this - https://www.rust.co.uk/product/cat/em-121-epoxy-rust-proofing-chassis-paint-7 - on all new parts but with the lousy factory...
Forum: V8 Forum 24th June 2019, 16:18
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By Blink
Poor Photoshop? (Compare it to this -...

Poor Photoshop? (Compare it to this - https://i.wheelsage.org/pictures/mg/zt/autowp.ru_mg_zt_41.jpg)

Here's one with only 29,000 miles - https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1115668
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 14:07
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Blink
Quite a lot to choose from here (select front or...

Quite a lot to choose from here (select front or rear axle box near top) - https://www.buycarparts.co.uk/mg/mg-zt/15947/10132/brake-disc. Whoops, sorry, those are all solid.

Rimmers page shows...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Blink
Judging by the pics, the EBCs are a definite...

Judging by the pics, the EBCs are a definite improvement but there seem to be a few rusty spots appearing here and there. Maybe some high temp paint would sort it out.

On a slightly different...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 12:58
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
See comments on MOT failure due to lack of an...

See comments on MOT failure due to lack of an undertray - https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=291077
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 12:50
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
Florimex website - http://www.florimex.pl/en/ ...

Florimex website - http://www.florimex.pl/en/

http://www.florimex.pl/en/products/3396-rover-75-under-engine-pod-silnik.html
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 12:47
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
It keeps the engine bay dry.

It keeps the engine bay dry.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 12:24
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
There are some poor reviews of the eBay one...

There are some poor reviews of the eBay one (wrong shape, holes in wrong place, no heat shield, no sound deadening, etc.) and I'd be surprised if the material is as thick as the original part.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:59
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Blink
Yes please - I'd like to see them.

Yes please - I'd like to see them.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 13:15
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Blink
As Rich says, there should be 10 altogether (4 at...

As Rich says, there should be 10 altogether (4 at the front plus three pairs) - they're all visible in this pic: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-KRB000380
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 12:28
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Blink
Does the anti-rust coating work? Looks like...

Does the anti-rust coating work?

Looks like 223 for all 4 corners (Kit PD40K1284) - https://www.ebcbrakeshop.co.uk/info-brake-parts?make=ROVER&year=2002&model=75&engineSelect=2&engine=2&bhp=

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 12:20
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Blink
That must be it. It comes up several times if you...

That must be it. It comes up several times if you do a search for 'frabbing'. Here's one of them - link (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2631227&highlight=frabbing#post2631227).
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 15:47
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Blink
Thanks chaps. :} What's the betting I forget...

Thanks chaps. :}

What's the betting I forget to line up the drain holes!:duh:

I can't find marinabrian's method - anyone got a link?

Actually, looking at this pic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 15:22
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Blink
It's odd that some of them come with isolators...

It's odd that some of them come with isolators and some don't . :shrug:

Mine (RKB101420 / RB / Pink) isn't even listed on Rimmers now so I've bought a pair of KYB's instead. I'll wait & see if I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 13:50
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Blink
Question Rear spring isolators

Has anyone bothered to replace the rubber isolators when fitting new rear springs? They seem fairly bullet-proof to me so I'm not sure it's worth the 50-ish.

Nos. 2 & 3 -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 09:38
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Ah, that explains why I can't see it. :}

Ah, that explains why I can't see it. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 09:37
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
The Bosal/Klarius parts aren't on the car yet - I...

The Bosal/Klarius parts aren't on the car yet - I won't install them until the subframe has been swapped over.

ATF + acetone sound interesting. I used to use PlusGas but it's getting mixed reviews...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 16:13
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Blink
These look pretty good (assuming the safety locks...

These look pretty good (assuming the safety locks are 100% safe) - https://www.quickjacklift.co.uk/ - the 5,000lb version probably the best option (scroll down to spec table).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 16:05
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Where is the flexi-pipe Alan? I can't see it...

Where is the flexi-pipe Alan? I can't see it without crawling underneath (which I can't do until the support sleepers arrive).

Is there a penetrating fluid you'd recommend? I've only got WD40...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 14:05
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Thanks Jim. Yes I read your suspension...

Thanks Jim.

Yes I read your suspension overhaul thread (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=111878) earlier and it's packed with really useful info.

I'm not sure how low I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Hmm. Might need to add a 4th layer to take the...

Hmm. Might need to add a 4th layer to take the block height up to 480mm - sill height would then be 310mm higher than normal.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 16:49
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Blink
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaccLMuLa7o (wait...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaccLMuLa7o (wait for it....):}


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k2YEc6dozA :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 15:21
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
That won't work because I'll have to cut the old...

That won't work because I'll have to cut the old exhaust to get it off so I can swap all the bits in post 1.

Once it's cut it'll be useless and I can't drive to a garage without an exhaust.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 14:29
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
You were right Glenn (much as I hate to admit it...

You were right Glenn (much as I hate to admit it :D). The pipe expander worked a treat even without provocation from a blowgun.

I've expanded the Bosal pipe by about 1.0mm - it' would probably...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 14:13
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Perhaps this is Plan A: Cut the old...

Perhaps this is Plan A:


Cut the old exhaust off somewhere between the two boxes on the centre section - that gets it out of the way of the subframe altogether
Do all the work shown in post...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 13:14
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
I see. What's the best way of doing all this then...

I see. What's the best way of doing all this then TC? (Bearing in mind I don't have access to a lift or a pit).

I've got a new exhaust centre section (Klarius) and a rear box (Bosal). The centre...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 11:51
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
It's the original 2002 factory exhaust on a...

It's the original 2002 factory exhaust on a petrol saloon.

I've been out to have a look and I can't see any joints at all - at least nothing that looks like a 'normal' joint with a clamp.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 11:06
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Blink
Question Dropping the exhaust - advice please

How far can the exhaust be dropped at the rear?

I'm going to swap my rear subframe for a new one, so I'm trying to figure out the best way of doing it.

These bits will also be swapped for new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 13:29
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
I'm more inclined to the "if it can go wrong it...

I'm more inclined to the "if it can go wrong it will go wrong" approach. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 13:25
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Blink
Was this process expensive Ross (blasting, zinc...

Was this process expensive Ross (blasting, zinc priming and off-shore grade repaint)? I'm going to replace all my rear end components with brand new parts and I'm wondering whether I should do the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 15:22
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Blink
Maybe the black paint was already bubbling up in...

Maybe the black paint was already bubbling up in places before you put the Hammerite on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 15:16
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
I need to expand it by 0.55mm plus a bit for...

I need to expand it by 0.55mm plus a bit for clearance - let's say 0.75mm total (0.03 inches). I suppose it's worth a shot. Heating it would definitely help as long as I don't grab hold of the hot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 13:54
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Blink
Chatline confirms 41.91 is for one.

Chatline confirms 41.91 is for one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 13:41
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Blink
That's where I was looking. It's not...

That's where I was looking.

It's not 41.91 for a pair - it's 41.91 each. Try putting one in the basket and then view the basket.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 12:17
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
I don't think the exhaust centres over here would...

I don't think the exhaust centres over here would want to do the stretching/expanding work - they'd rather sell me one of their own systems.

That expander tool might work, although it's got some...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 11:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,131
Posted By Blink
Bilt Hamber sell kits here -...

Bilt Hamber sell kits here - https://www.bilthamber.com/detailing-kits/car-underbody-protection-kit?___store=default - slightly cheaper than buying the same products separately.

2 x dynax-s50...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 18:06
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Blink
Re the price quoted above, the Monroe E1301 is...

Re the price quoted above, the Monroe E1301 is 43.07 for one (not two). That explains it!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Blink
Anyone? :shrug:

Anyone? :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 16:29
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Blink
I agree it's a very good buy. He's going to have...

I agree it's a very good buy. He's going to have problems shipping it though, unless he dismantles it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 15:37
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
Well, I bought the Klarius and I can't get it to...

Well, I bought the Klarius and I can't get it to fit inside the Bosal without opening out the latter's split section. At the moment the Klarius is roughly half a millimetre too big.

Klarius O/D -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 14:15
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Blink
I see what you mean. It has been sprayed though -...

I see what you mean. It has been sprayed though - look at the short arm on the right (2nd & 3rd pics).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 14:08
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Blink
Question Monroe rear shock absorbers - questions

I've just been looking at Monroe rear shock absorbers here (https://www.autodoc.co.uk/car-parts/oem/rpd102250). They should be equivalent to MGR part number RPD102250 - item 2 here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 10:11
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Blink
Portuguese supplier? I didn't know there was one....

Portuguese supplier? I didn't know there was one. Have you got a link?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2019, 14:19
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Blink
This is the easy way to upload pics to a thread: ...

This is the easy way to upload pics to a thread:

Copy all the pics you want to upload here onto your PC's desktop.

1. Start/open the thread you want the pictures to appear in (e.g. this one)....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2019, 09:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Blink
Blimey, that's a lot of pages and a lot of...

Blimey, that's a lot of pages and a lot of unhappy customers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2019, 09:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Blink
What happened with Radioguy?

What happened with Radioguy?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 14:44
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Found it. :}

Found it. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 14:37
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Yes, I know where they fit but I can't find/buy...

Yes, I know where they fit but I can't find/buy them without the p/n (unless you want to sell yours ;)).

They're AAR510020 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID004298) on a V8 - not that that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 14:09
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Bump. :} Can anyone tell me the part numbers...

Bump. :}

Can anyone tell me the part numbers for 1,2 & 3?

1&2 are #4 and 3 is #6 here (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001755) but the part numbers & descriptions have been deleted. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2019, 12:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By Blink
I emailed Tazo (using the Gmail address on their...

I emailed Tazo (using the Gmail address on their website) on May 24th and never got a reply.

There's a phone number here - https://www.facebook.com/tazoparts

And another here (click business...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 13:31
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
20% off now - code MID20 ...

20% off now - code MID20

https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/search/704750431 (https://www.carparts4less.co.uk/search/704750431)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 13:06
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Jolly good TC. :} I was beginning to think it...

Jolly good TC. :} I was beginning to think it might have been something to do with that auto-magnifying gizmo that Rimmers use on all the MGR diagrams. (No browser can right-click/save the image...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Yes, I can see them in IE11, Chrome & Firefox....

Yes, I can see them in IE11, Chrome & Firefox. Have you tried deleting Firefox cookies?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 09:43
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Aha, wait a moment, this is it - SPU100260,...

Aha, wait a moment, this is it - SPU100260, number 7 here: https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001942

Just visible in rear underbody pic Haynes 1A*5, bolts through rear end of exhaust heat...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 08:13
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Ah, that explains the shape. Is it on Rimmers...

Ah, that explains the shape. Is it on Rimmers Brian? If it is I can't see it. Not on these anyway:

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001570
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001942...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 16:22
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
4 in photo is a weird looking thing. Heat shield...

4 in photo is a weird looking thing. Heat shield perhaps. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 16:17
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Thanks Ron - that helps. 1 & 2 in photo...

Thanks Ron - that helps.

1 & 2 in photo are #4 in the MGR diagram
3 in photo is #6 in MGR diagram

#4 & #6 in the diagram have both been de-listed on Rimmers' page so I still can't get...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 15:59
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
Thanks for the pics Bob. Is it worth...

Thanks for the pics Bob.

Is it worth slapping some high temp exhaust paint on it? Something like this perhaps -...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th June 2019, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By Blink
225 here (manufacturer's shop by the looks of...

225 here (manufacturer's shop by the looks of it) -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 13:35
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By Blink
Any rust showing on it yet Bob?

Any rust showing on it yet Bob?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 13:29
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By Blink
Question Parts identification - help please

I'm trying to find out what the parts numbered 1-4 below are called - and/or what the part numbers are.

Pic borrowed from Jim's suspension overhaul thread...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 11:59
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Blink
If you only want one, Mat has them for 13.99ea. ...

If you only want one, Mat has them for 13.99ea.

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/collections/bargain-corner/products/kv6-coil-pack-late-type-genuine-beru-nec000070-nec000110
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th June 2019, 11:32
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By Blink
Erisin ES8896B is a match for your pic. ...

Erisin ES8896B is a match for your pic.

Here's the manufacturer's website -...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th June 2019, 08:39
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Blink
I've got Lowline too - what is the most recent...

I've got Lowline too - what is the most recent disc Brian?
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