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Forum: Was it you? 23rd October 2020, 18:24
Replies: 35
Views: 43,625
Posted By BoroRover
Where do I get club flyers from on here ? I...

Where do I get club flyers from on here ? I can't see where on the forum they could be. I could do with a few.

Thanks in anticipation
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2020, 07:03
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By BoroRover
Great to see such a beauty back on the road.

Great to see such a beauty back on the road.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2020, 07:13
Replies: 21
Views: 660
Posted By BoroRover
Totally agree on the CDTI on a 160 remap....

Totally agree on the CDTI on a 160 remap. Sluggish it ain't , not by a long chalk. I'm a big fan of the diesel M47 :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2020, 15:43
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Yes, they are great cars....

Congrats on the pass. Yes, they are great cars. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2020, 10:28
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By BoroRover
Glad to say my Club SE is one of the 1100 left,...

Glad to say my Club SE is one of the 1100 left, pity to see so many on SORN, but at least they haven't been disposed of.

In a way Ronnie, I'm hoping the figures aren't accurate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2020, 17:23
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By BoroRover
MOT Pass

Very pleased to say my 75 has passed its annual inspection.
A couple of small advisories, easily sorted.
God, I love these cars !!! :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2020, 16:43
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By BoroRover
Aaah the Mk2 Jag, the villains choice. Chummy...

Aaah the Mk2 Jag, the villains choice. Chummy loved them.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th October 2020, 15:23
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on your choice of a 75 :bowdown::bowdown:

Congrats on your choice of a 75 :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 21:39
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By BoroRover
Enjoy your trip, a good choice of the most...

Enjoy your trip, a good choice of the most comfortable car to go there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 16:06
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass Roy. Happy Rovering.

Congrats on the pass Roy. Happy Rovering.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2020, 10:01
Replies: 39
Views: 2,184
Posted By BoroRover
I am a huge fan of the Routemaster bus, have been...

I am a huge fan of the Routemaster bus, have been ever since I was a kid. 3k when sold off !! Wow, what an own goal that was by LT, but great for the buyers. They go for mega bucks these days....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2020, 20:20
Replies: 19
Views: 786
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to 75 ownership. This car will grow, and...

Welcome to 75 ownership. This car will grow, and grow on you, they are extremely addictive.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2020, 07:24
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 5th October 2020, 18:17
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By BoroRover
Add me to the list please Stu .

Add me to the list please Stu .
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 5th October 2020, 18:16
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By BoroRover
Please add me to the list please Stu .

Please add me to the list please Stu .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2020, 18:20
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By BoroRover
Great progress indeed. I'm looking forward to...

Great progress indeed. I'm looking forward to reading the article.
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th October 2020, 15:10
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By BoroRover
Oi !!! :D:D:D

Oi !!! :D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2020, 07:32
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 2nd October 2020, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By BoroRover
Yesterday morning my friend was moored at Wroxham...

Yesterday morning my friend was moored at Wroxham enjoying his breakfast and watched a 7ft tall boat try to get under a 6ft bridge. Crash, bang, wallop. :duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2020, 19:32
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By BoroRover
Stupidity and scandalous behaviour continues with...

Stupidity and scandalous behaviour continues with our elected so called bastions serving our country and the voters. It just doesn't stop, again, and again they are caught out by their disgraceful...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 16:16
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to this great club. Enjoy your 75. Truly...

Welcome to this great club. Enjoy your 75. Truly great cars. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2020, 21:51
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to our great forum.

Welcome to our great forum.
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2020, 21:47
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By BoroRover
At the launch of the 75, an event was held at...

At the launch of the 75, an event was held at Crathorne Hall near Yarm. Naturally, I was interested in seeing the car and all that it was about.
I have to admit, it was the free bacon sandwiches...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2020, 07:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By BoroRover
London is an awful place.I think being charged to...

London is an awful place.I think being charged to enter into it is an absolute disgrace, particularly with Citizen Khan doing all he can to make the roads almost impossible to traverse except if you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2020, 19:57
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass, Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass, Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2020, 17:50
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 09:07
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By BoroRover
Well done Roy a worthy winner :bowdown::bowdown:

Well done Roy a worthy winner :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2020, 07:37
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2020, 08:08
Replies: 77
Views: 2,417
Posted By BoroRover
Dear Prime Minister, can you please create a app...

Dear Prime Minister, can you please create a app so I can track and trace the new mobile phone you will need to send me as my current mobile, a Galaxy 3, ( yeah, I know), hasn't the software needed...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2020, 20:12
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By BoroRover
I was lucky enough to see this great plane as it...

I was lucky enough to see this great plane as it flew directly above my house, that unmistakeable engine sound made me look up and there it was, flying low enough to get a very clear view. I'm only...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2020, 14:40
Replies: 45
Views: 1,334
Posted By BoroRover
Straight out into the garden, gloves on, ...

Straight out into the garden, gloves on, collection bag taken out , sealed with tape, and binned to await the bin men.

Oh, and 20 gallon of water to pour into the bin as a Plan B. Nah, not...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2020, 07:52
Replies: 45
Views: 1,334
Posted By BoroRover
I too leave them be, except when I see them on my...

I too leave them be, except when I see them on my bedroom at bedtime. I move them to another room, I can't rest unless I remove them.

One exception...I spotted a false widow lurking near my front...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 07:46
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2020, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By BoroRover
Nice to hear from you again Dawn.

Nice to hear from you again Dawn.
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 22nd September 2020, 17:40
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By BoroRover
There is plenty of information and safety advice...

There is plenty of information and safety advice about crossing Breydon Water, and it's very wise to heed the advice.

Some just won't be told, or listen. The boat hire firm will be well impressed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2020, 08:34
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By BoroRover
I did, " the struggle", in my 1.8 a few years...

I did, " the struggle", in my 1.8 a few years ago...never done so many gear changes, it's a challenge alright, had to have a coffee at the Kirkstone Inn afterwards, my left arm was aching, but the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2020, 08:31
Replies: 4
Mot
Views: 285
Posted By BoroRover
Fingers crossed for you. My CDTI test is due on...

Fingers crossed for you. My CDTI test is due on Halloween, I'm quietly confident.
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2020, 07:16
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By BoroRover
I was a regular viewer of QT. No longer, it has...

I was a regular viewer of QT. No longer, it has been plumbing the depths for a few years now, if Andrew Neil, Paxman or similar hosted it, it would attract me back. As it is, it's heavily politically...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By BoroRover
Congratulations !

Congratulations !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 15:32
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome back !!

Welcome back !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 15:29
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By BoroRover
Hi, and Welcome to the club. Lots, and lots of...

Hi, and Welcome to the club. Lots, and lots of great advice and help in here.
Once a 75 fan.... !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 15:25
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By BoroRover
There certainly was. I often wonder what became...

There certainly was. I often wonder what became of him, I never saw him out and about in Boro, and he was bought locally. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th September 2020, 15:22
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By BoroRover
That's very nice car Stu !! :bowdown:

That's very nice car Stu !! :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2020, 22:18
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By BoroRover
A local motor factors are displaying a large...

A local motor factors are displaying a large poster in their window for SteelSeal ...the permanent repair solution.

Never to be used in any car of mine, no siree !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2020, 22:11
Replies: 26
Views: 897
Posted By BoroRover
My CDTI is Percy, a name chosen by a very dear...

My CDTI is Percy, a name chosen by a very dear friend for him, so not a name I would have chosen myself, but for her sake, I agreed, she's a very special friend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2020, 16:06
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass . Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass . Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2020, 19:17
Replies: 12,995
Views: 1,017,642
Posted By BoroRover
Washed and dried my Copperleaf, and took him for...

Washed and dried my Copperleaf, and took him for a trip over the North Yorks moors. Castleton, over Blakey Ridge, down to Hutton-le-Hole, Kirkbymoorside, then back to Teesside via Helmsley, Chop...
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2020, 18:10
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By BoroRover
Beautiful :bowdown::bowdown:

Beautiful :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2020, 18:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to the Club !! You already are a fan of...

Welcome to the Club !! You already are a fan of these wonderful cars !
Here's hoping your new acquisition will bring you as much driving pleasure as we other owners have enjoyed, and continue to...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 9th September 2020, 22:33
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By BoroRover
Great job. Another beauty saved.:bowdown:

Great job. Another beauty saved.:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2020, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By BoroRover
I too have heard that about the 2.2 and 2.7.

I too have heard that about the 2.2 and 2.7.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2020, 14:39
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By BoroRover
May be completely unrelated, but I had...

May be completely unrelated, but I had interference on my radio when key position was at ignition. Turning off the rear window heated screen switch if it was active and, Bingo, no interference.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2020, 18:18
Replies: 14
Views: 537
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2020, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass Ronnie. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass Ronnie. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2020, 10:58
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Connie . Long may you reign !

Happy Birthday Connie . Long may you reign !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2020, 18:36
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By BoroRover
For me, there is no better looking car than the...

For me, there is no better looking car than the 75/zt. The Italians said so too :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd September 2020, 12:46
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By BoroRover
Smashing photos of a Corn or Harvest moon.

Smashing photos of a Corn or Harvest moon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2020, 19:54
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 07:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By BoroRover
I reckon you have made the right decision. Where...

I reckon you have made the right decision. Where are you ever going to find a car, that is going to cost you a fair amount, that is anywhere near the quality and finesse of your trusty 75 ?
An...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2020, 19:30
Replies: 12,995
Views: 1,017,642
Posted By BoroRover
As an owner of a 53 plate CDTI SE Club Auto in...

As an owner of a 53 plate CDTI SE Club Auto in Copperleaf Red, can I just say I hope you enjoy your car, as much as I enjoy mine.

At 56k on a " bulletproof" diesel, it's just like delivery miles...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2020, 21:05
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2020, 22:41
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By BoroRover
Yes, Happy Birthday and new MOT !! Happy Rovering...

Yes, Happy Birthday and new MOT !! Happy Rovering !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2020, 15:52
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By BoroRover
Jeff, please clear your pm inbox

Jeff, please clear your pm inbox
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2020, 17:48
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By BoroRover
Yep, looking good, but...gotta have a smiley !

Yep, looking good, but...gotta have a smiley !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 07:25
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By BoroRover
I always enjoyed the 700km round trip on the...

I always enjoyed the 700km round trip on the Autobahns to Lower Saxony and back to visit my sister. Damn good roads, and add on driving a mile munching 75, it's one of life's joys.
Forum: Social Forum 25th August 2020, 07:21
Replies: 51
Views: 2,130
Posted By BoroRover
The decision to " leave well alone", and continue...

The decision to " leave well alone", and continue with Rule Britannia, and Land of Hope and Glory will upset all those snowflake, lefties, and general protest at anything brigade.

The BBC would do...
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2020, 16:35
Replies: 51
Views: 2,130
Posted By BoroRover
It's going completely Ga-ga. On LBC Ian Dale was...

It's going completely Ga-ga. On LBC Ian Dale was talking to a doctor who was stating that " people of a pale skin shade turning blue" was racist, as" people of darker skin colour", ...didn't.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2020, 12:48
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By BoroRover
I think it's most unlikely too.

I think it's most unlikely too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2020, 08:36
Replies: 12
Views: 753
Posted By BoroRover
My thoughts too. Not only will the vast majority...

My thoughts too. Not only will the vast majority not reach 20 years old, but I think cars of the last ten years ( approx), and of today, are absolutely soulless.

I can't think of any of them that...
Forum: Was it you? 23rd August 2020, 08:22
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to this great club.

Welcome to this great club.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2020, 16:20
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By BoroRover
MK 1 ZT Used In Dog Theft Stockton-on-Tees

Evening Gazette this afternoon, a blue ZT used to steal American Bulldog in Stockton. Described by the paper as a " distinctive car", I'm leaning towards the description of the car by the paper to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2020, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By BoroRover
Glad you had such a good trip in a great car. All...

Glad you had such a good trip in a great car. All things considered, is there a better car for motorway driving than the 75/zt ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2020, 09:46
Replies: 30
Views: 1,215
Posted By BoroRover
Best wishes for a full, and speedy recovery.

Best wishes for a full, and speedy recovery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2020, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By BoroRover
I must clarify, I mean a 75 V6 I would relish .

I must clarify, I mean a 75 V6 I would relish .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2020, 14:48
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By BoroRover
Yep, Trikey is my recommendation too. Top man...

Yep, Trikey is my recommendation too. Top man :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2020, 07:23
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By BoroRover
I have never had the pleasure of driving a V6,...

I have never had the pleasure of driving a V6, but I would relish doing so !!
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 19th August 2020, 21:10
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By BoroRover
Tragic, tragic news. My thoughts are with her...

Tragic, tragic news. My thoughts are with her family.
Each year we moor at the North Quay at Yarmouth Yacht Station, and we well know how difficult it is to moor up when the tide is running on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2020, 21:02
Replies: 26
Views: 2,802
Posted By BoroRover
My CDTI is without doubt the most pleasureable...

My CDTI is without doubt the most pleasureable driving experience of any car I have owned,( and that includes a Silver Shadow 1). I fully concur with drive and enjoy, with an M47 powering me along,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2020, 19:01
Replies: 71
Views: 4,179
Posted By BoroRover
I'm a dedicated waver and flasher,( headlights...

I'm a dedicated waver and flasher,( headlights that is !!), when another 75 or ZT passes. The best response was on the A17 from the other driver, headlights AND a wave out of his open window....
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2020, 18:11
Replies: 24
Views: 708
Posted By BoroRover
Due to the unmitigated success of the Algorithm...

Due to the unmitigated success of the Algorithm used by the Government in calculating the exam results for students, they are to introduce a similar Algorithm on roads with a history of speeding, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2020, 07:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome back to this great club !

Welcome back to this great club !
Forum: Social Forum 12th August 2020, 22:17
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By BoroRover
The cops reckon the impact was at around 90 mph. ...

The cops reckon the impact was at around 90 mph.

What a shame another great car wasted due to an idiot. The consolation is, he won't be able to do it again.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2020, 22:15
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By BoroRover
I thought I did well getting a regas for £35 at...

I thought I did well getting a regas for £35 at Campbell's in Marske last April.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2020, 09:20
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Social Forum 12th August 2020, 09:19
Replies: 41
Views: 1,438
Posted By BoroRover
I heard somewhere that Asda charge £1 on top of...

I heard somewhere that Asda charge £1 on top of your fuel purchase at their unmanned, or pay by card pumps at manned petrol stations if you use a card.

Can anyone confirm this is the case...or not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2020, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2020, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome back !

Welcome back !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2020, 13:16
Replies: 15
Views: 857
Posted By BoroRover
Can't help smiling at the advice to cyclists to,...

Can't help smiling at the advice to cyclists to, "ring their bell or call out politely".

Now that will be the day !!:}:}
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2020, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By BoroRover
The chemical site at Billingham on Teesside had...

The chemical site at Billingham on Teesside had both Ammonia and Nitrate plants on the north bank of the Tees, big fertiliser producers for many years.
Under new ownership now, if they still run...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2020, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th August 2020, 11:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,053
Posted By BoroRover
My sister and her husband had a quite lovely...

My sister and her husband had a quite lovely motorhome they bought new.

As said in earlier posts, it was seldom used, and residing in Germany, a set of winter tyres were required, not to mention...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2020, 19:46
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By BoroRover
It certainly is Russ, I give up trying Argos...

It certainly is Russ, I give up trying Argos online. :duh::duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st July 2020, 15:29
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By BoroRover
Outside Teesside Law Courts I saw a gent sitting...

Outside Teesside Law Courts I saw a gent sitting in his Rolls trying to start it...with the lever in 'D'. I advised my " learned friend", it won't start in D or R.
:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2020, 20:13
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By BoroRover
Wow !! That's some project. Wishing you every...

Wow !! That's some project. Wishing you every success !!
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2020, 20:06
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By BoroRover
I like to take a run up to Seaton every week to...

I like to take a run up to Seaton every week to see the progress made scrapping it. They don't mess about !! :eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2020, 20:00
Replies: 22
Views: 1,295
Posted By BoroRover
Copperleaf and sandstone ? Yes, oh yes !!...

Copperleaf and sandstone ? Yes, oh yes !! :bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2020, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2020, 17:41
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Money well spent !!

Congrats on the pass. Money well spent !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 21:17
Replies: 791
Views: 65,346
Posted By BoroRover
Wroxham is always our first night stop after...

Wroxham is always our first night stop after picking our boat up at Stalham on our annual week on the Broads. Fantastic place. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 17:33
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: V8 Forum 22nd July 2020, 10:51
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By BoroRover
Looking very nice indeed !!

Looking very nice indeed !!
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2020, 17:52
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By BoroRover
Congratulations on your new purchase. I'm sure it...

Congratulations on your new purchase. I'm sure it will bring you many miles of pleasure during your ownership.

I know my 75's have. :bowdown:
Forum: Was it you? 19th July 2020, 18:37
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By BoroRover
Not I, I'm a Mk1 Copperleaf.

Not I, I'm a Mk1 Copperleaf.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: East Anglia 19th July 2020, 13:48
Replies: 44
Views: 5,556
Posted By BoroRover
I am Debz following day, I'm continuing my...

I am Debz following day, I'm continuing my Southern tour to Southampton to see my brother, his wife, and friends. What's the approx start time for the BBQ, so that I can plan my leave time from Boro...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2020, 09:02
Replies: 29
Views: 1,586
Posted By BoroRover
Looking forward to seeing you travelling around...

Looking forward to seeing you travelling around Boro, I will give you a wave if I do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2020, 15:45
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By BoroRover
Well, that didn't take long. Today's local paper...

Well, that didn't take long. Today's local paper headlining with, "stupid", ride e-scooters along the A19, riders not wearing helmets.

For those not familiar with the A19, it is the main trunk...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2020, 12:46
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By BoroRover
They were due to be phased out in 2024, but it's...

They were due to be phased out in 2024, but it's so sad to see these Leviathans of the skies unceremoniously dumped and abandoned left to rot.

What a superb aircraft they have been, they say that...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2020, 12:41
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By BoroRover
Curiouser, and Curiouser :shrug::shrug:

Curiouser, and Curiouser :shrug::shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2020, 22:58
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By BoroRover
Now that...is scary !! :eek::eek::eek:

Now that...is scary !! :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 21:05
Replies: 19
Views: 2,054
Posted By BoroRover
I'm a fan of Copperleaf, well I would be, I have...

I'm a fan of Copperleaf, well I would be, I have one. Lovely colour. :drool4::drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2020, 21:02
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By BoroRover
I heard you can buy a fake wasps nest, one of...

I heard you can buy a fake wasps nest, one of those brown paperlike things.

They say that if wasps see a nest already in the vicinity, they go elsewhere. How true this is I just don't know, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 20:53
Replies: 29
Views: 1,586
Posted By BoroRover
That's a shame, can I ask, was it a private...

That's a shame, can I ask, was it a private seller ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2020, 16:48
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 20:52
Replies: 12,995
Views: 1,017,642
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass !! Happy Rovering

Congrats on the pass !! Happy Rovering
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2020, 16:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By BoroRover
Spotted my first one in Boro today. Whizzing...

Spotted my first one in Boro today. Whizzing along on the pavement of course, the rider with headphones and shades on. It's just a matter of time...:shrug::shrug::duh::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2020, 15:52
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By BoroRover
There is a " rat car", for sale on Cargo Fleet...

There is a " rat car", for sale on Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough.

God knows what make of car it is. It looks so awful it's untrue right down to the rear number plate listing at 45 degrees.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2020, 19:51
Replies: 64
Views: 5,347
Posted By BoroRover
Devastated. Absolutely devastating news....

Devastated. Absolutely devastating news. Irreplaceable. Thanks for all your help Brian. :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2020, 11:49
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By BoroRover
R.I.P. Jack Charlton

Tremendously sad news to hear of Jack's passing this morning.
He was one of the games greats, and a gentleman.

Not only a great player and part of England's greatest triumph, he was a great...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2020, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2020, 20:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,125
Posted By BoroRover
Please accept my sincere codolences in this very...

Please accept my sincere codolences in this very sad time for you all.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th July 2020, 15:01
Replies: 11
Views: 933
Posted By BoroRover
Reading your post earlier, I went and had a look...

Reading your post earlier, I went and had a look at Mk2 ZT contemporary in what I think is in Trophy Blue for sale at Longfield Rd Motors in Darlington.
A diesel on 127k it is on sale for 2k.
In...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 08:53
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By BoroRover
Essential kit, dashcams, in this day and age....

Essential kit, dashcams, in this day and age. Driving standards are absolutely deplorable.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: East Anglia 7th July 2020, 11:01
Replies: 44
Views: 5,556
Posted By BoroRover
Thank you for the add. Looking forward to a great...

Thank you for the add. Looking forward to a great time with you all :drool4::drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2020, 08:57
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By BoroRover
What sad news. His great works, especially in the...

What sad news. His great works, especially in the Spaghetti Westerns trilogy with Clint Eastwood , were absolutely amazing. I never tire of listening to them.

Thank you Ennio, you were a true...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2020, 08:52
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By BoroRover
Time it was enforced much more. Especially around...

Time it was enforced much more. Especially around school run times, selfish drivers caring only for their own needs cause hazards and hold ups day on, day out. Naturally, those who digress near...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2020, 14:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,160
Posted By BoroRover
Buy from Done Deal...and you can be assured you...

Buy from Done Deal...and you can be assured you have been well and truly " done". :eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2020, 11:20
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By BoroRover
Hi, no we didn't, just Westcliff, but judging by...

Hi, no we didn't, just Westcliff, but judging by the numbers of cars parked there, it suggested things were pretty much back to normal re numbers of visitors.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2020, 10:55
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By BoroRover
A Pleasant Chance Meeting Yesterday Afternoon

Had a very nice drive out to Whitby and Ruswarp yesterday with my sister.
In Whitby, a rather nice BRG 75 flashed and waved as we passed each other, and I returned the greeting. I noted the reg no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2020, 07:47
Replies: 15
Views: 909
Posted By BoroRover
Not key related, but just as stupid. Waking one...

Not key related, but just as stupid. Waking one morning, I spotted a pack of cheese on my bedside table, investigating further, and inspecting my fridge, saw my alarm clock sitting there...cold !!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 20:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By BoroRover
I use 4 for round town trips, ( as advised on the...

I use 4 for round town trips, ( as advised on the handbook ), moving the selector up to D if joining dual carriageway, motorway, or onto A roads wishing a higher road speed. Waiting at lights, in a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 20:51
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By BoroRover
Downright dangerous, and guarantees total gearbox...

Downright dangerous, and guarantees total gearbox kill, even at low speeds, fortunately, the inhibitor switch is in place.

Many years ago I selected P from D on an auto Ford Transit, ( rare !! ),...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 17:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By BoroRover
You can certainly go from D to N at speed, I have...

You can certainly go from D to N at speed, I have done it accidentally hitting the gear lever with my hand, but I coast to a stop to re-engage D.

As for changing down, I really don't know, I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2020, 21:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By BoroRover
My town, Middlesbroughhas been chosen as one of...

My town, Middlesbroughhas been chosen as one of the places to pilot these things.
They can only be rented out I'm told, and not for general sale.
All I can say is that judging by the typical...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2020, 07:08
Replies: 30
Views: 2,347
Posted By BoroRover
My SD1 decided to disable its starter motor...

My SD1 decided to disable its starter motor whilst I was stuck in a long traffic jam on the A1 during the roadworks at Wetherby all those years ago. Being in the queue in the " fast lane", as it was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2020, 22:04
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2020, 11:29
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By BoroRover
Sounds like a really nice run out.:}:}

Sounds like a really nice run out.:}:}
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2020, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By BoroRover
Some years ago, I tried to ring the RSPCA re an...

Some years ago, I tried to ring the RSPCA re an injured seagull.
About 3 hours later I gave up. Almost impossible to reach them. :shrug::shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2020, 20:31
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By BoroRover
It's got to be a Smiley plate. The oblong ones...

It's got to be a Smiley plate. The oblong ones just don't look right at all. Smileys are a feature of the 75, special.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2020, 20:44
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By BoroRover
Welcome to the club. Lots of great help and...

Welcome to the club. Lots of great help and advice on here.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2020, 11:30
Replies: 12,995
Views: 1,017,642
Posted By BoroRover
Following on from this I am now sat on ward 4 at...

Following on from this I am now sat on ward 4 at the royal Preston hospital awaiting surgery to remove a piece of metal. Plus it's infected around the cut.
Oh the Joy's of working on cars
Should of...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2020, 07:06
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By BoroRover
Happy Birthday Russ. Have a Good 'Un !!

Happy Birthday Russ. Have a Good 'Un !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2020, 07:42
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2020, 07:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,267
Posted By BoroRover
Wonderful innovation, brilliant inventive...

Wonderful innovation, brilliant inventive thinking. You guys really are amazing. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2020, 21:14
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2020, 21:13
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By BoroRover
I can thoroughly recommend MarinaBrian. Great...

I can thoroughly recommend MarinaBrian. Great guy, great knowledge of our cars. A 160 is definitely the way to go.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2020, 21:09
Replies: 43
Views: 2,728
Posted By BoroRover
I have been hooked on Rovers for best part of 40...

I have been hooked on Rovers for best part of 40 years now. I just love them. Starting with an SD1, then progressing through the 800's, on to the 75's.

I had a brief spell owning a Renault Kangoo...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2020, 08:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,107
Posted By BoroRover
I'm a bit south of the Newcastle area, but will...

I'm a bit south of the Newcastle area, but will keep an eye out for it. The OOJ suffix on the plate is my alert prompt.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2020, 18:22
Replies: 9
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Views: 511
Posted By BoroRover
Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!

Congrats on the pass. Happy Rovering !!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2020, 10:56
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By BoroRover
He is truly, an amazing guy. :bowdown::bowdown:

He is truly, an amazing guy. :bowdown::bowdown:
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