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Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 21:37
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By slovcan
Awesome Mike. Great info. 1.5mm? That's a LOT,...

Awesome Mike. Great info. 1.5mm? That's a LOT, isn't it? Yeah, I'll give that a go - maybe work my way up to 1.5mm if necessary.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 21:03
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By slovcan
Hi Mike, Thanks, yes, I will have a look at...

Hi Mike,

Thanks, yes, I will have a look at the mounting surface and make sure it is clean. I have to find somewhere that I can do this myself to be sure it is as right as I can get it. Where I am...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2019, 19:36
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By slovcan
Had my ABS sensor changed today...

...and changed back to the old one again.

The new one from Rimmer Bros says "Aftermarket" on it. I don't know if that is relevant since they must all be aftermarket by now.

Anyway, the braking...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2019, 15:39
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By slovcan
Tourer tail light tip (maybe)

Hi folks,

I just took my driver's side (left) tail light out again - hopefully for the last time (until another bulb blows). I got an ABS sensor from Rimmer Bros and figured I'd get 4 of the tail...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 11:52
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By slovcan
I wonder, would that o-ring also act as a loop to...

I wonder, would that o-ring also act as a loop to hang the triangle from the open boot lid or Tourer tailgate?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 19:36
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By slovcan
Thank you Trikey!

Thank you Trikey! The package arrived today safe and sound - all nicely wrapped up like a set of Russian Babushka dolls. AWESOME! :bowdown:

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 22:03
Replies: 10,628
Views: 699,197
Posted By slovcan
Did Arctic's mod to save one of my tail lights....

Did Arctic's mod to save one of my tail lights. No doubt when a bulb goes in the other tail light I will find it also lacking tabs.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 21:57
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Back again - I had a partial win with the tail...

Back again - I had a partial win with the tail light using Arctic's how-to on his mod. I found a couple of computer drive bay covers - super duper ones that are perforated FULL of holes. This is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 22:55
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By slovcan
Yes, but Rev's car has too few miles to be worn...

Yes, but Rev's car has too few miles to be worn valve stem seals IMHO.

I think either injectors (though I thought they would make white or black smoke) or turbo seal (same symptoms as valve stem...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By slovcan
Probably not as bad as you may think. I'd expect...

Probably not as bad as you may think. I'd expect a new battery, fluid changes, maybe a stuck caliper or two to be freed up and a set of tires unless they were only a year or two old when you parked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 12:33
Replies: 10,628
Views: 699,197
Posted By slovcan
:} I do NOT miss that Lower Mainland traffic and...

:} I do NOT miss that Lower Mainland traffic and stupidity. It is why I got back to motorcycling - for my 75-80km ride to YVR from YXX.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 12:10
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By slovcan
I thought maybe it could be, but then I thought...

I thought maybe it could be, but then I thought the crankshaft pulley bolt had a special head because of the special tool.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 07:47
Replies: 34
Views: 1,260
Posted By slovcan
I just want to point out that my numbers are to...

I just want to point out that my numbers are to be taken with a grain of salt. A couple of them came from my memory which may be past its use by date.

Yesterday, I started the car and the Low Fuel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 07:33
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By slovcan
:D :bowdown: You tickled my funny bone. Then I...

:D :bowdown: You tickled my funny bone. Then I remembered that you don't know me from Adam, so it could well be that I might not know what a flanged nut is. Still, that was a CHUCKLE. :D

Cheers,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 20:52
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By slovcan
Excellent Derrick, thanks. My reverse lights work...

Excellent Derrick, thanks. My reverse lights work so I guess this is old one that was removed. I'll check it with a meter anyway. It looks like the same setup as the Neutral switch on my Trophy - a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 12:57
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By slovcan
Words of encouragement gratefully received. The...

Words of encouragement gratefully received. The toilet seat - best be sober when I sit down!

Yes, maybe one day we'll be at LHR at the same time. :D

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 11:31
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By slovcan
Thank you guys, I would never have figured that...

Thank you guys, I would never have figured that out. However, I also have what appears to be the remains of the spare tire hold down bolt (big grey knob with the center bolt ripped out of it). I must...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 10:44
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By slovcan
Can anyone identify things in these pictures?

Hi folks,

When I had a good look through the car I found a bunch of stuff - some of it brand new parts, some maybe good used replacements and others that may be U/S parts that were replaced...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 10:15
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
OK folks, I have ordered the ABS sensor and...

OK folks,

I have ordered the ABS sensor and bolt as well as 4 replacement plastic sockets for the tail lights from Rimmer Bros. Therefore, no need to watch for a left Tourer tail light for - at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 09:34
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By slovcan
I have to thank you again, Bob. My house here has...

I have to thank you again, Bob. My house here has been battling me since I got here this year with some unplanned items that needed fixing. So, new toilet in and have finally got to the root of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 07:23
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Red face Hi Steve, Thank you! Your pictures and...

Hi Steve,

Thank you! Your pictures and thread on the how-to mod are priceless. They will get me out of the current pickle. My tabs are both gone - screw holes and all - so a bit of eyeball...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 12:13
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Well, a new day and a new discovery. A bulb blew...

Well, a new day and a new discovery. A bulb blew in the left tail light. When taking out the tail light to replace the bulb I discovered the tail light has BOTH tabs broken off AND BOTH ball sockets...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 11:09
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By slovcan
Thank you guys! Yes, sorry, TCS is a throwback to...

Thank you guys! Yes, sorry, TCS is a throwback to the Nissan/Infiniti systems - the last cars I had with that system. Funny commonality - the Infiniti Q45 TCS relay was located under the battery...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 08:11
Replies: 10,628
Views: 699,197
Posted By slovcan
What I did with my Rover 75 YESTERDAY - adjusted...

What I did with my Rover 75 YESTERDAY - adjusted the right headlight down FOUR turns of the screw to stop it blinding the storks in the tree tops. Why was it adjusted 4 turns too high? :shrug:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 07:02
Replies: 23
Views: 909
Posted By slovcan
Bob, you made me laugh AGAIN! Thank you. I gather...

Bob, you made me laugh AGAIN! Thank you. I gather it rained there...

Oh, and the satnav game - mine led me down a wet grass covered single track in Slovakia one time. That turned into a footpath...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 06:52
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Yes, I agree. This time it wasn't me who was all...

Yes, I agree. This time it wasn't me who was all thumbs, though (for a change!). It was hanging by its wiring when I got her. ;).

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 06:50
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Awe Andy, thank you SO much. I belong to some old...

Awe Andy, thank you SO much. I belong to some old motorcycle boards, too, and we do that all the time - sharing parts to help others. It feels good, like family should feel.

Also, your inbox is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 22:12
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Awesome Andy, thank you! PM on the way. ...

Awesome Andy, thank you! PM on the way.

Cheers, Glenn

BTW, I found a sunroof switch among the spares in the car. My car doesn't have a sunroof. :shrug: If someone wants it, let me know.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 21:45
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Hi Trikey, It is grey, but I don't know the...

Hi Trikey,

It is grey, but I don't know the official colour from the top of my head. Here is a picture.

Thanks,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 21:27
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By slovcan
Need to buy a couple of things

Hi folks,

I've been splitting my time between the house and the car. I found a lot of little things in the car - mostly spares, I'd say, but there might be a couple of old things that were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 20:35
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By slovcan
ABS, TCS lights, Cruise U/S

Hi folks,

On the first start of the day I get the ABS & TCS warning lights and the Cruise Control doesn't work. After driving a couple of kms I can stop, turn off the car, restart and all is good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 20:16
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By slovcan
OK, job done. I adjusted the right side headlight...

OK, job done. I adjusted the right side headlight down 4 turns on the vertical adjuster screw - 4 turns! I'll go for a quick drive now that it's getting dark, but at dusk against the garage door they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By slovcan
Thanks Klarzy. It would, but I am actually in...

Thanks Klarzy. It would, but I am actually in Slovakia, so all is good.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 11:43
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By slovcan
Hi Kevin, Yes, it will fit your car (you are...

Hi Kevin,

Yes, it will fit your car (you are talking about your CDT, right?). It will transform your car's performance.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 11:40
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By slovcan
Thank you TC.Maybe I will try to lower the...

Thank you TC.Maybe I will try to lower the assembly by one turn on the manual adjuster and see how that looks. I expect I will just have to find a happy medium.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 09:17
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By slovcan
I'm sure they are OEM lights. They have the words...

I'm sure they are OEM lights. They have the words "Xenon Technology" written inside the reflector and the automatic adjusters on the suspension.



Now, this I don't know. The car has just passed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2019, 07:18
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By slovcan
Xenon headlight adjustment?

Hi folks,

Our MK2 Facelift has Xenon lights with the automatic adjusters. What I noticed when driving at night for the first time is that the low beam (dipped) looks to be adjusted perfectly, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 17:11
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By slovcan
Synergy 2 needs a new home

Hi folks,

About a month or so ago fellow member Delmor was selling a Synergy 2 (Ronbox). I bought it from him for £40 plus postage. When I saw my car for the first time I discovered it already...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 34
Views: 1,260
Posted By slovcan
Good morning guys, This thread - especially...

Good morning guys,

This thread - especially with recent additions - could prove to be a gold mine. My fuel gauge shows the 8:00 position when full and subsequently shows 6:00 (empty with NO low...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 21:38
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By slovcan
I saw a mention of that on another thread. I will...

I saw a mention of that on another thread. I will have to take a look at that. The problem is that I think all these computer programs like the IPK changer and TOAF are way smarter than I am. Maybe I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 07:23
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By slovcan
IPK Diagnostics

Hi folks,

I've been doing a bit of tinkering. The IPK/Message Center is in German. I would like to change it to English and, ideally, leave the units metric. I have searched and found T-Cut's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 21:00
Replies: 488
Views: 34,095
Posted By slovcan
Now, hang on a minute. Some of you guys are in...

Now, hang on a minute. Some of you guys are in the wrong thread here. You lot are bragging about doing stuff to your 75/ZT's.

I, on the other hand, did NOT fix my IPK that was too dark to see.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 21:28
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By slovcan
First job done and a discovery...

...no, not a Land Rover Discovery.

Today I did the hood release cable splitter box mod. The cable block was indeed upside down as discussed in this thread...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:41
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By slovcan
Oh yes, the fuel gauge is at the 8:00 position -...

Oh yes, the fuel gauge is at the 8:00 position - always, never moves. It is only correct once for every tankful - when the tank is dry.

Also, both tabs on the rear courtesy light are broken.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:01
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By slovcan
Met my 75 Tourer

Well, good morning all. I have been travelling and am now in Slovakia and have met our CDT Tourer. She is a good 3 - 4 meter car - looks great from 3-4 meters away! :D

But, she will need some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 03:01
Replies: 51
Views: 2,168
Posted By slovcan
Awe Mickey. I am so sorry to hear this. It just...

Awe Mickey. I am so sorry to hear this. It just PI 55 ES me off to no end. You know, some people should just be shot. Period. I know you can't do that, but maybe a ball peen hammer knee massage would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 15:51
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By slovcan
According to Matt's profile it is a 2.5 V6.

According to Matt's profile it is a 2.5 V6.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 10:56
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By slovcan
:D I'm sure he merely accelerated briskly to...

:D I'm sure he merely accelerated briskly to merge with traffic and it FELT like 90 mph, but acceleration was arrested at the posted speed limit.... officer. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 03:33
Replies: 65
Views: 3,595
Posted By slovcan
Great pictures! ESPECIALLY the first one. Why? It...

Great pictures! ESPECIALLY the first one. Why? It gave me an awesome overview of the hand brake and compensator cover. Also, are those things under the seats HVAC ducts for back seat passengers? Does...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 03:17
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By slovcan
Hi guys, Does this diagram and readings also...

Hi guys,

Does this diagram and readings also apply to the single pump MK2 CDT? I think ours has a fuel gauge problem.

Thanks,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 23:24
Replies: 19
Views: 995
Posted By slovcan
The first thing would be to get at least an OBD2...

The first thing would be to get at least an OBD2 code reader plugged into the car and see what code(s) get displayed. If there is someone with a T4 close by, even better. Something has put it into...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 23:14
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By slovcan
Let's not jump to conclusions. When was that...

Let's not jump to conclusions. When was that wheel last off the car? What was the last service done on the car. It may be that the lug bolts were not torqued the last time they were installed. The 3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 11:05
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By slovcan
I'm afraid it will get worse and at some point...

I'm afraid it will get worse and at some point will suddenly fail. That has happened to others. Once the rubber starts tearing it can start to fail even quicker. Two weeks? No way of knowing.

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 15:06
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By slovcan
So, this is presumably why Michelins are...

So, this is presumably why Michelins are suffering from the same problem. This is the last summer for my Michelin Primacys because of the same cracking. Our new 75 has Nokian tires, which I have read...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 13:44
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By slovcan
Thanks Blink. Interesting test and results. I...

Thanks Blink. Interesting test and results. I used Liquid Wrench regularly decades ago. It was highly thought of back then.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 01:17
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By slovcan
When this smoke thing was talked about several...

When this smoke thing was talked about several months ago, I was sure Jules said the smoke was definitely blue, not black.

I think black or white smoke from the diesel is usually from fuel and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 16:07
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By slovcan
Also, since that new Bosal was just installed, it...

Also, since that new Bosal was just installed, it should be simple and easy to take that off before you lower the rest of the exhaust. That will take a lot of weight strain off the flex pipe and you....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 16:03
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By slovcan
Hi Rich, We moved here to NS in the summer...

Hi Rich,

We moved here to NS in the summer of 2016. Big mistake - should have continued the extra 5000 kms. No, I don't know John Stevenson, but I am from Nfld (not St. John's). I did know someone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 03:46
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By slovcan
The last car imported was a Q45 in the early...

The last car imported was a Q45 in the early 2000s. Back then CT was pretty much the only option for the Federal inspection. If you have another option take it there. Canadian Tire in Abbotsford...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 14:54
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By slovcan
Rich, to pass the Federal Inspection at Canadian...

Rich, to pass the Federal Inspection at Canadian Tire you can tap into your park lights (or maybe even fogs, I used the park lights) with a relay to turn them on with your ignition. Then you can do...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 14:48
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By slovcan
Excellent! Nothing like a happy ending :D . ...

Excellent! Nothing like a happy ending :D .

With the advice of TC and the others I'm sure your next job will go fine, too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 03:44
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By slovcan
Bump. This sounds familiar. I don't have the...

Bump. This sounds familiar. I don't have the answer, but I'm sure someone does.

Good luck,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 03:42
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By slovcan
Hmmmm, that is disappointing. Thanks for the...

Hmmmm, that is disappointing. Thanks for the heads up, though.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 20:03
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By slovcan
Yes, they do, Bob. There is no chrome on the...

Yes, they do, Bob. There is no chrome on the Maxima for the stealth look, but it sure is nice on the 75! I wish there was some chrome on the mirrors.

I DO like reds and yellows, you know, just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 19:50
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By slovcan
:D Once burned, twice shy! I predict a successful...

:D Once burned, twice shy! I predict a successful installation. :}

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 19:40
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By slovcan
Well, that explains it. I had read something...

Well, that explains it. I had read something about your move recently, but I really thought you had moved well before that from London. I put it down to one of us having a brain phart, but now I see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By slovcan
:D Thanks Martin. As a bonus the police don't pay...

:D Thanks Martin. As a bonus the police don't pay as much attention to cars they can't see from 2 miles away - unlike the various reds, yellow and, of course, British RACING Green! :D

Cheers,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 14:07
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By slovcan
Do what the guy in the last video did. It will...

Do what the guy in the last video did. It will work. It won't split the pipe. If it doesn't stretch quite enough or easily for your liking maybe heat the pipe with a propane or butane torch and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 13:53
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By slovcan
Thanks Mike. I'll see what I can understand...

Thanks Mike. I'll see what I can understand without pictures.

Edit: Aha! Post #33 "The heated seat switch would do this, if 15 mins isn't long enough just press it again." When your bum starts to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 03:49
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By slovcan
Hi Mike, So, getting the seat heat to work...

Hi Mike,

So, getting the seat heat to work while the switch is ON and independent of the timer can be as simple as disconnecting (or snipping and insulating) either the yellow or orange/white...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 03:13
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By slovcan
Glorious Grey

Well, really just a picture test. Blink said it was easy, but his instructions are half a page long! :eek: Looks like the "Copy" instruction may actually be "Copy Image Address".

Thanks Blink!
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 19:57
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By slovcan
Take the new Klarius to an exhaust shop and have...

Take the new Klarius to an exhaust shop and have them stretch the inlet to the OUTSIDE diameter of the exhaust pipe so that will fit INSIDE the new Klarius.

That's what I would do. Actually, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 19:50
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By slovcan
Refer to post #7. Unblocking the breather holes...

Refer to post #7. Unblocking the breather holes in the cam covers MUST be done. Period.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 14:01
Replies: 198
Views: 14,232
Posted By slovcan
That is SO frustrating, Bob. For that amount of...

That is SO frustrating, Bob. For that amount of money for what should be a restoration to better than new quality, it is to be expected that the car should not need to be seen by A&M Restoration...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 13:45
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By slovcan
A 50/50 mixture of wintergreen oil and rubbing...

A 50/50 mixture of wintergreen oil and rubbing alcohol works wonders to renew the old hardened rubber carburetor mounting boots (isolators) on 20+ year old motorcycles. Soak overnight - not sure how...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 14:49
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By slovcan
Hi Steve, I do hope it isn't a break off a...

Hi Steve,

I do hope it isn't a break off a rusty seized sensor and drill out job. My glimmer of hope is that the front brake pads were recently changed. Thank you, though. When I get there and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 01:05
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By slovcan
I like that one. It is probably outrageously...

I like that one. It is probably outrageously expensive just because I do like it. :D

Yup, I was right. $125 each. $500 for 4. US dollars. That's like a million dollars Canadian!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 11:43
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By slovcan
ABS light, no braking shudder

Good morning folks,

My friend just took our car for the new number plate and when he started it the ABS light came on and stayed on. There is no shuddering or other unusual feeling when braking. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 16:13
Replies: 10,628
Views: 699,197
Posted By slovcan
Woohoo! AWESOME! Congratulations!

Woohoo! AWESOME! Congratulations!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 14:51
Replies: 38
Views: 1,651
Posted By slovcan
Bosal is a major muffler manufacturer (not saying...

Bosal is a major muffler manufacturer (not saying it is equal, better or worse than Klarius), so why not just put it on since you have it. If it was meant for your car then the inlet size should...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 14:46
Replies: 21
Views: 818
Posted By slovcan
Position #2 is the run position.

Position #2 is the run position.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 14:20
Replies: 67
Views: 2,691
Posted By slovcan
:D I once woke up and realized I had missed my...

:D I once woke up and realized I had missed my turn off. I was riding my Honda V65 Sabre (VF1100S) - alone! That was a shock!

Edit: Oh yes, back on topic - I had a Vista Cruise cruise control but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2019, 13:54
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By slovcan
Couldn't you press the fan blade back on, mark...

Couldn't you press the fan blade back on, mark the shaft just in front of the fan, drill a small hole through the shaft and put in a roll pin to stop the fan coming off again?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 22:22
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By slovcan
Depending on the fueling set-up there will be a...

Depending on the fueling set-up there will be a vent hose going to the gas tank and maybe a pulse line (hose) as well. The vent hose may have a screw type plug in it in the tank. If somebody screwed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 17:45
Replies: 81
Views: 2,534
Posted By slovcan
Just what the doctor ordered.

Just what the doctor ordered.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 17:42
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By slovcan
Could be a fuel tank vent problem or an ignition...

Could be a fuel tank vent problem or an ignition coil gone bad.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 14:47
Replies: 35
Views: 2,756
Posted By slovcan
Thinking the same. That looks like a structure...

Thinking the same. That looks like a structure issue from the impact. If that could be fixed, the rest is practically bolt ons and basic body and paint work. Plan on a diff overhaul, too. Still, for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 14:32
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By slovcan
Agreed. Also, I think the EWS module is...

Agreed. Also, I think the EWS module is susceptible to water damage if there is a leak inside the car. My memory is quite defective, but it might be behind the kick panel below the driver's side A...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 18:45
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By slovcan
Just to clarify sizes, the M8 bolts use a 13mm...

Just to clarify sizes, the M8 bolts use a 13mm wrench 99% of the time. M5 uses an 8mm wrench 99% of the time.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2019, 15:36
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By slovcan
Thanks Blink. That was awesome. Cheers, ...

Thanks Blink. That was awesome.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2019, 15:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,277
Posted By slovcan
I am sorry not to have an answer. I am a bit...

I am sorry not to have an answer. I am a bit dubious about a crack opening when hot, though. I always though metal contracted when cold and expanded when hot. That's what gets seized nuts off bolts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2019, 03:12
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By slovcan
yet....... :d ;)

yet....... :d ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 03:00
Replies: 10,628
Views: 699,197
Posted By slovcan
OK, but what did he do to solve it? Oh,...

OK, but what did he do to solve it?

Oh, never mind. I just saw it over in the tech forum - throttle pedal reset procedure. We need an emoticon that kicks oneself on oneself's butt. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 02:44
Replies: 65
Views: 3,595
Posted By slovcan
I've seen VW Golfs here with all the panels in...

I've seen VW Golfs here with all the panels in different colours - from the factory when new. Go for it.

:duh: Oh wait, that's that special GREEN one, isn't it? ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 23:49
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By slovcan
Les, do you have the Automatic Temperature...

Les, do you have the Automatic Temperature Control - dual zone digital display panel - or the manual system with 3 or 4 rotary knobs?

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 23:46
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By slovcan
Are you actually filling the header tank up? The...

Are you actually filling the header tank up? The correct level is just up to the word MAX near the bottom of the header tank. So, when at the correct level, the tank will look almost empty.

Just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 23:35
Replies: 537
Views: 53,897
Posted By slovcan
Have a read through the first 51 pages of this...

Have a read through the first 51 pages of this thread. Than you will understand - and you will thank your lucky stars you got what you paid for.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 10:11
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By slovcan
I have some small button magnets in my toolbox...

I have some small button magnets in my toolbox for things like that. Put a magnet inside the socket and when the nut comes off it stays in the socket. I also put one inside a 1/4" socket sometimes to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 18:19
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By slovcan
If it is the engine HP fuel pump (not the...

If it is the engine HP fuel pump (not the electric UBP) that the guys are referring to, then yes, I think it is a hard job. Well, maybe not so much hard as very precise requiring a specific tool for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 17:03
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By slovcan
I know, but since there may have been some...

I know, but since there may have been some crossover of the fuel systems between MK1 & MK2, the pictures confirm yours has the MK1 system.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 16:01
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By slovcan
So, not a MK2 then.

So, not a MK2 then.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:57
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By slovcan
Definitely go to a different garage - or ask one...

Definitely go to a different garage - or ask one of the guys here - to have the ball joints, bushings and hubs looked at. Are they really that worn in 10,000 miles? Were they actually replaced? What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 14:19
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By slovcan
Thomas, does your top intercooler hose have the...

Thomas, does your top intercooler hose have the sensor like circled in red below?

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 06:08
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By slovcan
Totally different design, James. The diesels are...

Totally different design, James. The diesels are BMW M47 engines with timing chains, not belts. The ones in the 75/ZT also don't have those troublesome swirl flaps or variable vane turbos like the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 00:57
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By slovcan
I'm sorry, James, I don't think the valves would...

I'm sorry, James, I don't think the valves would survive. That said, I think this same thing happened to someone here a little while ago and only killed the valves on one bank. Still a big job. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 00:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By slovcan
Hi Roy, The LSM is the Light Switch Module....

Hi Roy,

The LSM is the Light Switch Module. It is right behind the headlight switch knob. Just keep an eye on it to be sure your lights are all off when you park the car. Also, have a look at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2019, 21:57
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By slovcan
^^^I suspect the water pump may have tightened up...

^^^I suspect the water pump may have tightened up and seized stripping the teeth off the timing belt. I hope not.

Good luck,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2019, 20:36
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By slovcan
You know, we almost NEVER hear of a bad DMF -...

You know, we almost NEVER hear of a bad DMF - almost. I think in the very recent past one of the more experienced members (MarinaBrian, MG John, or someone) did discover a bad DMF. What's more, it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2019, 14:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By slovcan
Hi Roy, I suspected that might be the case....

Hi Roy,

I suspected that might be the case. I was thinking about if you ever got to the mainland with your car it would be good to get the LSM checked and a general health check. Having read CLF's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2019, 20:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By slovcan
I'm sorry, I'm not convinced it is OK. I think...

I'm sorry, I'm not convinced it is OK. I think something may have gone astray with your Light Switch Module. If you get near a T4 you should get it checked.

Good luck,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 23:52
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By slovcan
OK, you have convinced me. You need a clutch and...

OK, you have convinced me. You need a clutch and a slave cylinder replaced. I hope the slave cylinder you bought is NOT a metal one. If you can, don't buy a DMF until you have the clutch out and have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 23:37
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By slovcan
Are the rear Tourer screens No Longer Available? ...

Are the rear Tourer screens No Longer Available?

Thanks,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 20:11
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By slovcan
Well now, that is a whole different kettle of...

Well now, that is a whole different kettle of fish! I thought the vibration continued through the rev range, but became harmfully strong up around 3000 RPM.

Now I will think it's likely a clutch...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 15:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,538
Posted By slovcan
???? Really? Brian made you an incredibly...

???? Really? Brian made you an incredibly generous offer. You'd rather sell than have a possible easy fix without even getting your hands dirty? :duh: :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 00:08
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By slovcan
Hi super s, I must say, it does sound like...

Hi super s,

I must say, it does sound like the DMF. The problem I have with that is that the DMF almost never fails. Is there any clunking or banging or knocking noises accompanying the vibration?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By slovcan
Hi Les, I get the part about not duplicating...

Hi Les,

I get the part about not duplicating labour charges, but in this case, I REALLY think you should get the A/C specialist to put some dye in the system to see where any leak may be....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By slovcan
:D No, I don't have space for the whole car! I do...

:D No, I don't have space for the whole car! I do have room for big things like subframes and other bulky stuff, though.



Thanks, Brian. For some reason I thought the subframe was different (ZT...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 17:24
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By slovcan
The car senses there is a blown bulb due to the...

The car senses there is a blown bulb due to the lower resistance of the LED bulbs. Adding a resistor or using Can-bus friendly bulbs should fix that.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 14:57
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By slovcan
Here is a bit more info. His car is a 2003 ZT...

Here is a bit more info. His car is a 2003 ZT sedan - MK1. I guess that rules out the rear subframe and in tank fuel pump. What about the rear upper arms and the fuel level sender unit - will they be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 13:18
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By slovcan
Must have been going full throttle uphill on a...

Must have been going full throttle uphill on a cold engine in a massive headwind on under-inflated tires.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 13:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,193
Posted By slovcan
If a member pays the tenner for membership they...

If a member pays the tenner for membership they just need to click on the paperclip button above the message text box to attach a picture.

Everyone, please note, the following is meant as humour,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 01:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,936
Posted By slovcan
:D :D What about religion? Can we talk...

:D :D

What about religion? Can we talk about that? :devil: :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2019, 15:09
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By slovcan
Les, I don't think you have ever confirmed that...

Les, I don't think you have ever confirmed that you do or do not have functioning air conditioning cooling (actual cold air blowing inside the car) when the car is moving. Do you? If the fan is not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2019, 16:44
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By slovcan
First thing to check is the fluid level in the...

First thing to check is the fluid level in the clutch master cylinder. It might be low.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2019, 22:32
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By slovcan
I think the fan is set to kick in at 104F. Oops,...

I think the fan is set to kick in at 104F. Oops, 104C.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 22:27
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By slovcan
:D Somehow I think the soup would cost more than...

:D Somehow I think the soup would cost more than the meat! Hungarian saying - something may have been lost in the translation. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By slovcan
What spares to get to have on hand?

Hi folks,

Well, I just found out today that a cousin there who buys and parts out RHD cars that can no longer be driven due to paperwork has a 2005 Rover 75 that he is now parting. My friend has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2019, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By slovcan
Yes, but the car must be moving to get air...

Yes, but the car must be moving to get air flowing through the condenser. The radiator fan comes on at slow speed so as to provide this airflow when the car is not moving.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2019, 01:54
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By slovcan
Maybe an airlock from the thermostat change that...

Maybe an airlock from the thermostat change that caused a coolant temp spike that caused a boil over (shouldn't have at 99C, though) and the steam/moisture caused a loss of spark on a front cylinder....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 01:31
Replies: 198
Views: 14,232
Posted By slovcan
She looks incredible, Bob. Sooo shiny!

She looks incredible, Bob. Sooo shiny!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 13:53
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
Thanks Paul. Yes, there are already a couple of...

Thanks Paul. Yes, there are already a couple of niggles that I am aware of - possible passenger door lock actuator, rear door waist seals (maybe a source of some plastic noises) and the fuel gauge.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 02:35
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
Thank you, Arctic. I certainly will do some...

Thank you, Arctic. I certainly will do some investigating, cleaning, maintaining and such. The first thing will be the plenum drains. Then, yes, the stuff you mentioned and checking hose condition. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 23:47
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
For all you Grey-Sayers out there, here's our...

For all you Grey-Sayers out there, here's our Battleship Grey Maxima. If you squint your eyes and use your imagination, maybe that Trophy in the aweful Pacific Blue will appear Grey, too! :D...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 21:32
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
OUCH! :duh: :D

OUCH! :duh: :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 19:06
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By slovcan
The sheep have drunk the koolaid. How about...

The sheep have drunk the koolaid. How about making the batteries without producing producing tons of greenhouse gases? How about making batteries that cost less than the value of the car when they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 18:48
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
:D At least you didn't call it Battleship Grey! ...

:D At least you didn't call it Battleship Grey!



Thanks Brian. I probably won't meet her in person for another month (unforeseen trip delay). But, that's the first thing I'll do. I can't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 18:05
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
:D Thank you! Folks around here like to make fun...

:D Thank you! Folks around here like to make fun of grey, don't they. I don't get it. Grey is so much more versatile than those boring reds, greens, blues, and those terrible monogram colours!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 17:09
Replies: 14
Views: 684
Posted By slovcan
No longer Roverless

Hi folks,

Our friends are just now driving our new-to-us 2005 Rover 75 Tourer CDT manual (MK2) to our home in Slovakia. It is the one I posted a link for a couple of weeks ago.

They report that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2019, 23:06
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By slovcan
Hi Stephen, My thought is that your head...

Hi Stephen,

My thought is that your head gaskets are fine and you need a new rad hose. You have low mileage, it was maintained and the coolant was flushed earlier than a lot of cars get that done....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2019, 19:19
Replies: 47
Views: 1,676
Posted By slovcan
I think the right bank numbering is 2, 4, 6 so #2...

I think the right bank numbering is 2, 4, 6 so #2 would be the front one (by the right side of the car facing forward.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2019, 19:06
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By slovcan
Wow! If that stayed on for any length of time...

Wow! If that stayed on for any length of time with just glue, you are a lucky guy. Even luckier it didn't come off and badly hurt some innocent bystander. :eek:

Good for you to redo someone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2019, 15:03
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By slovcan
There has to be bolts (normal factory mounting)...

There has to be bolts (normal factory mounting) or, at least, some other sort of mechanical securing. Anything less would be dangerous to others. Maybe the black rubber stuff is smeared around the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 19:11
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By slovcan
No, not at all. I took it as humour. :D ...

No, not at all. I took it as humour. :D



Oh, great... now you, too? :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 15:17
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By slovcan
:D I have highlighted the key word above. Yes,...

:D I have highlighted the key word above. Yes, Rick's reply seemed the most plausible.

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 00:45
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By slovcan
Thanks a lot, you guys. I wasn't confused until I...

Thanks a lot, you guys. I wasn't confused until I read that you were!

I think the fogs and indicators are not working, the bulb out warning is on and the bulbs are all good.

Newly confused,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 00:28
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By slovcan
If I had to guess, I'd say "using" was typo-ed...

If I had to guess, I'd say "using" was typo-ed resulting in "suing". FFS - Fat Finger Syndrome, happens to me a lot. :}

Cheers,
Glenn
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 23:20
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By slovcan
I would also use a straight edge and the thinnest...

I would also use a straight edge and the thinnest possible feeler gauge to check if the surface is not warped or has high/low spots.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 23:18
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By slovcan
My guess is it probably is not a bad wheel...

My guess is it probably is not a bad wheel bearing, BUT worth having a look to see if something is out of place and making contact with the brake disk or wheel - like and ABS sensor cable or actual...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 21:17
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By slovcan
Which statement is correct? I struggle to read...

Which statement is correct? I struggle to read things without punctuation marks sometimes. Either way it's not really the common symptom for a bad wheel bearing. Does it make a grumbling noise when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 16:54
Replies: 23
Views: 2,989
Posted By slovcan
Well, that wasn't a very fitting fitting fettling...

Well, that wasn't a very fitting fitting fettling outcome. :D :getmecoat:
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