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Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 21:47
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By COLVERT
IT WAS a tongue in cheek remark.---:D:D:D ...

IT WAS a tongue in cheek remark.---:D:D:D

Not to be taken literally.----:twonk::target:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 21:42
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By COLVERT
Not the same at all.--The clutch circuit is...

Not the same at all.--The clutch circuit is sealed. No moisture can get in.---Also not subject to heat to vapourise the moisture, if any, in the fluid.---;););)--It never gets above engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By COLVERT
Finally bolted that bush housing into place...

Finally bolted that bush housing into place today.------:D:D:D--What a job. Never again.

Anyone about to fit a new lower front suspension arm.--It is essential that the bush housing is in the...
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 22:21
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By COLVERT
Do you mean I drilled and tapped that hole for...

Do you mean I drilled and tapped that hole for nothing??-------------:duh:--




JOKE !!!
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 22:47
Replies: 162,216
Views: 6,814,528
Posted By COLVERT
How much a liter are you paying for it at the...

How much a liter are you paying for it at the moment ??----:}
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 23:43
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By COLVERT
That's cos it's in the end you can't see.---:p:

That's cos it's in the end you can't see.---:p:
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 22:29
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By COLVERT
They probably had one of these in stock.--( As...

They probably had one of these in stock.--( As below. )--The cable goes in the round hole and a grub screw holds it in place.--Will obviously work for a variety of cable sizes.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By COLVERT
Post No 4.---Spent 4 hours yesterday trying to...

Post No 4.---Spent 4 hours yesterday trying to line up the two bolts that hold the rubber bush in place.--No luck there so I gave up.
Will have another go tomorrow.---

The bush housing slid...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 23:13
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By COLVERT
YIKES !!!!!----:eek:

YIKES !!!!!----:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 23:10
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By COLVERT
SNAP !!!-----Exactly how I've been feeling...

SNAP !!!-----Exactly how I've been feeling lately.--Time reached a peak at around 25 for me and since then I've been going down that slippery slope of ever shortening days running ever faster just to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 23:01
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By COLVERT
A man after my own heart.---:D Been messing...

A man after my own heart.---:D

Been messing about today with the front suspension lower arm. I fitted the right hand side early last year working over a pit. Not too bad.

In the last couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 22:10
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By COLVERT
Doesn't need pumping. Just the drain holes...

Doesn't need pumping. Just the drain holes cleaned out.---It will then dry out by itself.--Of course when it rains it will get damp again but that will not be a problem.---Keep it unblocked and all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 22:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By COLVERT
Come back Martin and read the rest of the replies...

Come back Martin and read the rest of the replies to your questions.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 22:02
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By COLVERT
Just the no-entry sign for me.---Happened on a...

Just the no-entry sign for me.---Happened on a couple more of your posts previously as well.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 21:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By COLVERT
Vague post.--Which tyres are you referring to, if...

Vague post.--Which tyres are you referring to, if it is tyres you mean ??--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 22:10
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By COLVERT
Careful !!!!--Your cracks are beginning to...

Careful !!!!--Your cracks are beginning to show.---:p:
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 22:05
Replies: 42
Views: 1,446
Posted By COLVERT
That's not true and I live in France. ...

That's not true and I live in France.

:smilie_re: The one most accepted is proof that you've had both jabs.----I actually don't know anyone that has that proof you suggest.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By COLVERT
What voltage do you get at the battery terminals...

What voltage do you get at the battery terminals with the engine ticking over ??
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 10:20
Replies: 39
Views: 870
Posted By COLVERT
If you are travelling at the maximum speed...

If you are travelling at the maximum speed allowed then no one needs to overtake.--:shrug:---If they wish to break the law it's up to them. However you are not obstructing them.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 11:44
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By COLVERT
Not sure but do they work through gearbox reverse...

Not sure but do they work through gearbox reverse switch ??----:shrug:

Just checked.---They do.--
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 11:36
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By COLVERT
Meanwhile a piece of Cling Film over the top will...

Meanwhile a piece of Cling Film over the top will keep that deadly moisture out and also allow it to breath.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2021, 11:31
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By COLVERT
My wife had a green one for a couple of years....

My wife had a green one for a couple of years. The car was fine but the rust was not. We sold it before any daylight started to show through it.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 11:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By COLVERT
Pull the other one.------------:smilie_re:

Pull the other one.------------:smilie_re:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 11:22
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By COLVERT
Could somebody tell me, please if T-Cuts posts...

Could somebody tell me, please if T-Cuts posts come out blank except for a no-entry sign in the middle of the page ?? Nothing else.

Everybody else's posts come out as normal so I don't think its...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 18:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,182
Posted By COLVERT
RE.---Hand brake.---Usually it's the inside of...

RE.---Hand brake.---Usually it's the inside of the drums that are rusted and the friction between the shoes and drum is very poor.--Can sometimes be improved by, on the odd occasion, driving slowly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 18:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By COLVERT
Oooooooooooooops.----Will go check.----:D:D:D ...

Oooooooooooooops.----Will go check.----:D:D:D

Has Wikipedia got it wrong ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 18:10
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By COLVERT
And another---definitely.---;)

And another---definitely.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 17:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By COLVERT
Here it is in black and white.----------- ...

Here it is in black and white.-----------

The Jatco JF506E/F5A5 transmission is an electronic/hydraulic five-speed automatic transmission for passenger cars and deployed in a variety of cars from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2021, 17:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,825
Posted By COLVERT
Welcome to the forum.---Lots of helpful folk on...

Welcome to the forum.---Lots of helpful folk on here if you get any problems.----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 22:12
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By COLVERT
As the others have said. Stick to your regular...

As the others have said. Stick to your regular oil.---By the way, oil doesn't have to get hot to work. Within a second or two from start up it's doing its job.--Condensation, on short runs, is the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 18:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly, as the post above.--Do it now.----:D:D:D

Exactly, as the post above.--Do it now.----:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 18:21
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By COLVERT
How about the inter-cooler hose ??

How about the inter-cooler hose ??
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 23:44
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By COLVERT
Well what do you expect from a BMW...

Well what do you expect from a BMW owner.----:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 23:41
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By COLVERT
Possibly.---My wife is about to have a new hip...

Possibly.---My wife is about to have a new hip this coming Friday.---They will not operate unless she has this test 48 hours before the operation.------------:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2021, 23:36
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
I do too, now and then. We both need the answer...

I do too, now and then. We both need the answer to your question from somebody that knows how to do it.---:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 23:30
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By COLVERT
It's those high numbers of peasants that are...

It's those high numbers of peasants that are producing that rubbish.---Less produce made means less work for these peasants and it follows, lower wages.

This throw away society is here to stay as...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 21:01
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By COLVERT
Those kind of results are available over here...

Those kind of results are available over here within 24 hours on line.--Have you checked to see if it's the same over there ??
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 20:56
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By COLVERT
What they found, over here in France and why they...

What they found, over here in France and why they increased some of the 50 speed limits was it took longer for delivery lorries.
Goods took longer to deliver and the prices raised to compensate...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By COLVERT
Last year they did all that in France.---50 mph...

Last year they did all that in France.---50 mph everywhere.--They finally realised that was too severe and now some of the roads are back to 60 mph.-----:D
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By COLVERT
How does that compare with petrol and diesel per...

How does that compare with petrol and diesel per mile ??
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 20:40
Replies: 54
Views: 2,129
Posted By COLVERT
Oh, really.---They've just raised the cost of...

Oh, really.---They've just raised the cost of heating fuel by THIRTY EIGHT PERCENT over here.-----:mad::mad::mad:
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By COLVERT
He seems to have vanished again.---:shrug:

He seems to have vanished again.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2021, 20:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By COLVERT
Mr Needs.--When you look back in you will find...

Mr Needs.--When you look back in you will find you'll get very quick answers to your questions in this forum.-----:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2021, 17:05
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By COLVERT
It seems like one of the sensors is telling the...

It seems like one of the sensors is telling the ECU an item is unlocked.---ie. The bonnet, boot or a door.--Could that AUX belt have hit some wiring ??---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2021, 16:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By COLVERT
Could be but don't forget to have a fire...

Could be but don't forget to have a fire extinguisher ready, just in case.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 16:42
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By COLVERT
It's the owners fault. Nearly all those engines...

It's the owners fault. Nearly all those engines have a dip stick.--( That includes the owner too.--:eek: )


( Thanks. SCP440. )
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 21:21
Replies: 12
Views: 739
Posted By COLVERT
MOT ???????????????? For a good few folk...

MOT ????????????????

For a good few folk it's ---What's that ???
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 21:17
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By COLVERT
If you can't master it for soldering I guess you...

If you can't master it for soldering I guess you could always light your fags off it.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 21:13
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By COLVERT
Get a vehicle with a tow bar and buy a...

Get a vehicle with a tow bar and buy a trailer.---You can get more in a trailer than even in an estate car, and it'd be cheaper in the long run.




PS.. What went wrong with France ??---:D
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2021, 20:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By COLVERT
I used to do that too until the missus gave me...

I used to do that too until the missus gave me hell for getting her washing oily.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By COLVERT
Have you tried rocking the other wheel ??---Could...

Have you tried rocking the other wheel ??---Could be, with the engine running, all the slack goes to one side.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
A quick squirt of WD 40 would probably get rid of...

A quick squirt of WD 40 would probably get rid of the sticktion.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:32
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By COLVERT
Is that when you're moving and does it stop when...

Is that when you're moving and does it stop when you stop ??----:shrug:

If so then it's the sender in the tank that's worn.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 14:50
Replies: 137
Views: 209,570
Posted By COLVERT
You need to ask your question in the TECHNICAL...

You need to ask your question in the TECHNICAL section of the forum.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By COLVERT
Lower suspension arm rear rubber...

Lower suspension arm rear rubber bush.---Beginning to disintegrate.

I replaced one of mine last year. Now the second one is on its way out.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 16:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,471
Posted By COLVERT
You'd need a very good reason to buy it back yet...

You'd need a very good reason to buy it back yet again.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 16:29
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By COLVERT
When you have replaced it don't forget to check...

When you have replaced it don't forget to check the gear box oil level.---
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 22:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,471
Posted By COLVERT
Not just cars too.---My aged wife won first prize...

Not just cars too.---My aged wife won first prize for the best floral garden in our village of 600 people. Also the greatest variety of plants with literally hundreds of different types.--Then we...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2021, 23:59
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By COLVERT
The infrastructure for those sweeping changes...

The infrastructure for those sweeping changes does not yet exist.---Those dates will ALL have to be revised.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2021, 21:54
Replies: 62
Views: 20,317
Posted By COLVERT
Your diesel doesn't have a timing belt.--It has a...

Your diesel doesn't have a timing belt.--It has a chain which normally lasts the life of the engine.---:D

The other two drive belts at that low mileage should be perfectly OK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 17:36
Replies: 23
Views: 1,315
Posted By COLVERT
It says only 2 left in stock.--I wonder how long...

It says only 2 left in stock.--I wonder how long it takes to get re-stocked.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2021, 20:49
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
AMEN.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

AMEN.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 20:20
Replies: 23
Views: 1,023
Posted By COLVERT
Post 10.---More than good enough for casual...

Post 10.---More than good enough for casual use.---Probably outlive you.----:D
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 23:01
Replies: 62
Views: 2,150
Posted By COLVERT
At my age I can clearly remember getting SEVEN...

At my age I can clearly remember getting SEVEN gallons for a £1,00 of Jet petrol.---Soon get used to that again.

I remember the insurance for my E-Type Jag was only £32.00 a year as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 22:39
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Oooooooooooooops,...

Oooooooooooooops, Sorry.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 22:37
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--From their catalogue.---Another popular...

Quote:--From their catalogue.---Another popular type of circlip that you can purchase through our online store is the snap ring.

They actually call their own snap ring a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By COLVERT
Quote;__Haynes and RAVE are using the wrong term....

Quote;__Haynes and RAVE are using the wrong term.

If you do a quick general internet search you'll find both CIRCLIP and RING are very commonly used terms.

Both are equally good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By COLVERT
Hey, Kev.---It doesn't look like he's going to...

Hey, Kev.---It doesn't look like he's going to torque-to-you.-----:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:26
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Be civilised,---buy a Bidet.---You'll never need...

Be civilised,---buy a Bidet.---You'll never need to look back.----;););)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:22
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Yep; shocking. Especially as feeling about in...

Yep; shocking. Especially as feeling about in the dark could be a real bummer.-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:18
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
What voltage are the batteries on EV cars ?? ...

What voltage are the batteries on EV cars ??

Obviously the supply is 240 volts but surely the cables to the transformers would be kept as short as possible.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 19:07
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By COLVERT
If it actually clunks then it's trying to...

If it actually clunks then it's trying to open.--The fact that it unlocks the second time means nothing is broken.--Could be little bit of wear causing the problem or maybe just lack of...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By COLVERT
To late as it's already full of folk like...

To late as it's already full of folk like that.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 20:57
Replies: 54
Views: 37,876
Posted By COLVERT
Plus the spring is different.---:shrug:

Plus the spring is different.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Well Covid is giving it a go but us humans are...

Well Covid is giving it a go but us humans are just about cunning enough to circumvent it.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 20:34
Replies: 30
Views: 1,414
Posted By COLVERT
That's exactly how this 84 years old codger did...

That's exactly how this 84 years old codger did mine.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 21:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By COLVERT
Failing all else then post 3 is what you...

Failing all else then post 3 is what you need.-----------;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By COLVERT
It's possible to gain access through the boot lid...

It's possible to gain access through the boot lid to gain access to the keys.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:42
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By COLVERT
Oven cleaner. Soak over night.--Might need two...

Oven cleaner. Soak over night.--Might need two goes.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 18:17
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--One partial solution to this and the old...

Quote:--One partial solution to this and the old battery disposal problem is to use them to store electricity in the home and use if the power goes off [or to recharge the EV??!!]

The trouble is...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 119
Views: 6,075
Posted By COLVERT
Had both of mine a few weeks ago. No reaction at...

Had both of mine a few weeks ago. No reaction at all to either.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 20:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,459
Posted By COLVERT
Irrelevant,---Yes. It's getting it to where...

Irrelevant,---Yes.

It's getting it to where it can be used is the problem.

We have charging points in our local towns car park.--The car park can take up to 200 cars.----There are THREE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 20:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By COLVERT
As you are a RED member you will have access to...

As you are a RED member you will have access to the information that you want in the forum How-To section.

Happy hunting.---:smilie_re:
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you very much gentlemen.--:bowdown:-- I'm...

Thank you very much gentlemen.--:bowdown:-- I'm working very hard to be the oldest forum member still posting but there might be a couple ahead of me yet.-----;););)
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By COLVERT
Very interesting match.--:D And she only got...

Very interesting match.--:D

And she only got paid 2.5 million dollars.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th September 2021, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By COLVERT
Odd sort of problem. When, and if, you get it...

Odd sort of problem. When, and if, you get it fixed don't forget to pop back and tell us how you did it.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 20:55
Replies: 63
Views: 4,396
Posted By COLVERT
This might, quite well, be true but I can't see...

This might, quite well, be true but I can't see any relevance to the subject of this thread.---:shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2021, 20:48
Replies: 54
Views: 37,876
Posted By COLVERT
That clip must have been wrong or a non standard...

That clip must have been wrong or a non standard part because those clips are very easy to release.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2021, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By COLVERT
Is your lump hammer only two pounds ???----I...

Is your lump hammer only two pounds ???----I guess though that your nuts appreciate that.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 20:35
Replies: 63
Views: 4,396
Posted By COLVERT
Apart from tyres I've spent less than that total...

Apart from tyres I've spent less than that total in THIRTEEN YEARS of ownership of my car.-----:D:D:D
Forum: Discussion 8th September 2021, 22:59
Replies: 2
Views: 994
Posted By COLVERT
Well he never came back so yet another one we'll...

Well he never came back so yet another one we'll not have an answer to.----:shrug:---C'est la vie.-----------;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 20:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By COLVERT
Being the curious type I discovered that Kuusamo...

Being the curious type I discovered that Kuusamo is in Finland.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By COLVERT
1/ By any chance can you contact the previous...

1/ By any chance can you contact the previous owner ??

2/ Is there any way you can re-connect it ??--( though I bet you didn't take note of what went where. :duh: )

3/ Next time, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2021, 18:44
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By COLVERT
Did the garage tell you just why they won't fit...

Did the garage tell you just why they won't fit ??:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2021, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By COLVERT
Most electrical repair shops could very easily...

Most electrical repair shops could very easily and quickly fit a new bearing.
Forum: Social Forum 1st September 2021, 19:13
Replies: 17
Views: 826
Posted By COLVERT
That's so true.--Pity this poor holidaymaker in...

That's so true.--Pity this poor holidaymaker in our local Leclerc car park. ( Super-market. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 17:45
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By COLVERT
All I got was---------[QUOTE=T-Cut;2897933]Is...

All I got was---------[QUOTE=T-Cut;2897933]Is this any better?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 17:32
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By COLVERT
I think Trikey or Arctic said something on here...

I think Trikey or Arctic said something on here about leaking hydramounts.----:smilie_re:
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By COLVERT
Is the change now UK and not GB ??---:shrug:

Is the change now UK and not GB ??---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 18:43
Replies: 34
Views: 3,177
Posted By COLVERT
Batteries are re-cycled all of the time and most...

Batteries are re-cycled all of the time and most of the battery can be re-cycled.---Very little waste.----:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 18:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By COLVERT
When you say--dismantled--do you mean taken...

When you say--dismantled--do you mean taken apart.--If so you could check the slip rings. You might have got away with just fitting new brushes.---:shrug:

Dave Lincs reply a bit premature.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By COLVERT
More like a tyre problem. CV joints tend to...

More like a tyre problem. CV joints tend to click.--Have a look at the tyre walls to see if there is any distortion.

Does the noise increase with speed ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By COLVERT
Mine's a push button.---Bonnet release is a...

Mine's a push button.---Bonnet release is a pull.----One is electrical and the other mechanical.---:D
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 30th August 2021, 21:35
Replies: 43
Views: 10,888
Posted By COLVERT
My post 41 says it all now.----:shrug:

My post 41 says it all now.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 19:41
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By COLVERT
--Don't touch those beasties, it's not them.--(...

--Don't touch those beasties, it's not them.--( you might even cause more problems.--:eek: )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 22:40
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By COLVERT
No diagram. Just a No-Entry sign.----:shrug:

No diagram. Just a No-Entry sign.----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 21:55
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By COLVERT
Similar.--The first 20 were OK but the last...

Similar.--The first 20 were OK but the last 42---hell.------------:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 12:15
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By COLVERT
Knickers--:shrug:-:D:D:D

Knickers--:shrug:-:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 21:26
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By COLVERT
I have a very similar but plastic tap on my rain...

I have a very similar but plastic tap on my rain barrel. If leaves manage to get into the barrel the hole in the front serves as an access to rod away any leaf blockage.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 21:09
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By COLVERT
That knock is the car telling you to find and fix...

That knock is the car telling you to find and fix it before the front wheel drops off.-----:eek:



PS. The thermostat doesn't say anything to any other part of the car, it just goes quietly...
Forum: Social Forum 26th August 2021, 21:33
Replies: 40
Views: 2,031
Posted By COLVERT
Wow.--who was that guy?--I got to nearly 4...

Wow.--who was that guy?--I got to nearly 4 minutes but couldn't stay to listen. Boredom struck home at that point.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 18:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By COLVERT
To be on the safe side they do need to be...

To be on the safe side they do need to be changed.---They are date stamped.---Make sure your new tyres actually are new.---Those cracked tyres might have been old at the time they were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2021, 22:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By COLVERT
Bump------------:D:D:D

Bump------------:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd August 2021, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By COLVERT
Quote; Rogue. If you are travelling with a...

Quote; Rogue.

If you are travelling with a trailer or caravan, you should contact your insurance company for advice to see whether you still need to issue a green card1.

Could you PROOF read...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2021, 20:57
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By COLVERT
If it really is the brushes then flashing...

If it really is the brushes then flashing indicates arcing.--If so, quick replacement is required as the arcing will quickly eat the copper slip rings away.-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technology Forum 17th August 2021, 21:12
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By COLVERT
Actually not much point in changing the plug as...

Actually not much point in changing the plug as the charger lead has only two wires.---No earth connection needed.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 11:35
Replies: 40
Views: 2,031
Posted By COLVERT
All the drivers over here in France do...

All the drivers over here in France do it.----:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 20:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By COLVERT
Oh well; I guess the pun didn't work.-----;););)

Oh well; I guess the pun didn't work.-----;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 20:52
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By COLVERT
The shock absorber isn't spring loaded.----:shrug:

The shock absorber isn't spring loaded.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By COLVERT
I've found after a good few years that my car is...

I've found after a good few years that my car is affected by road camber.--Depending on the camber my car will drift to left or right.---All of my tyres wear correctly and evenly.--There's no play in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By COLVERT
sylvester,---any good news yet ??---:shrug:

sylvester,---any good news yet ??---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 21:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By COLVERT
Clive--Speak to us.---:D:D:D

Clive--Speak to us.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th August 2021, 14:51
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By COLVERT
I hope Dallas is OK as he hasn't posted for quite...

I hope Dallas is OK as he hasn't posted for quite a while.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:35
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Is traction control and cruise control the same...

Is traction control and cruise control the same thing ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:20
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Could be a side air-bag problem.---:shrug:

Could be a side air-bag problem.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:18
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By COLVERT
Probably more likely to be a solenoid rather than...

Probably more likely to be a solenoid rather than a motor isn't it ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:15
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
If it was flapping about with the old belt and...

If it was flapping about with the old belt and doing the same with the new belt then more than likely the belt can be discounted as the problem.

It sounds that there is an intermittent load being...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:06
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
I believe that when the bolt is being tightened...

I believe that when the bolt is being tightened that no loading goes through the rubber damper.-----:shrug:

Be most unwise if it did.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 15:49
Replies: 162,216
Views: 6,814,528
Posted By COLVERT
Best thing with cats or dogs, just roll them in a...

Best thing with cats or dogs, just roll them in a towel.---Whichever part you want to get at you leave hanging out. Absolutely safe and kind way way of dealing with your prized pet.----:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 15:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By COLVERT
As it stands it has little appeal to any...

As it stands it has little appeal to any prospective buyer.--If you get the work done it MIGHT be saleable but you would probably only get back what you have just laid out on it...:shrug:

You...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2021, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,119
Posted By COLVERT
Beadles don't seem to be very helpful do they ?? ...

Beadles don't seem to be very helpful do they ??

I expect that if you supply the parts they will say they can't guarantee them as they are from an unknown source or manufacturer.--They might...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2021, 23:46
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
This begs the question----What caused those...

This begs the question----What caused those fluctuations ??---:shrug:


Where did this excess CO2 come from and where did it go ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By COLVERT
They will make a...

They will make a difference----------------------Your wallet will become slimmer.---:D:D:D


Apart from that----------Zilch.-----:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2021, 22:01
Replies: 38
Views: 1,013
Posted By COLVERT
Gate valves over time always seem to enjoy...

Gate valves over time always seem to enjoy seizing up.---Avoid them like the plague.
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2021, 17:14
Replies: 38
Views: 1,013
Posted By COLVERT
OK. Ignore this post as you are all trying very...

OK. Ignore this post as you are all trying very hard to find something difficult.--:p:-
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 17:04
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By COLVERT
It's all in your handbook.--;)

It's all in your handbook.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 17:00
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By COLVERT
Get quote from EUROPARTS while you are at it....

Get quote from EUROPARTS while you are at it. Price not too bad at all.


15,300 miles.---:eek:---That's a very low mileage indeed.-----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 16:55
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By COLVERT
The rubber bush housings can be knocked off in...

The rubber bush housings can be knocked off in situ as in most cases the bush wears out first.---No need to remove the arm or ball joints.
There are two bolts in the bush housing that are difficult...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 17:28
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By COLVERT
Not been decided yet has it...

Not been decided yet has it ??---------------:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 17:10
Replies: 38
Views: 1,013
Posted By COLVERT
The route of the main can be traced by the water...

The route of the main can be traced by the water in it. This works even with a plastic pipe. Most builders will have the simple kit needed.



PS. That in line valve can also serve as a stopcock....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:52
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By COLVERT
There are lots of posts about the metal master...

There are lots of posts about the metal master cylinders in the forum stats pages.;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:25
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By COLVERT
Plus a couple of cushions and a chunk of...

Plus a couple of cushions and a chunk of sponge.----:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:17
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By COLVERT
Concerned.---Probably not.---Most likely...

Concerned.---Probably not.---Most likely generated by an electrical spike in the system when you stalled the engine.--Might go away on its own. If not try a battery reset. Take off the negative...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 16:00
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
If you do find some they will most porbably be...

If you do find some they will most porbably be second hand like the ones you have already.

Bigger socket seems a good idea.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By COLVERT
The OP has not been on the forum for a couple of...

The OP has not been on the forum for a couple of months.--:shrug:

You could possibly E-Mail him.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 20:29
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By COLVERT
Your question.-----Maybe a post to Kaiser...

Your question.-----Maybe a post to Kaiser himself.
He would know the size of the stat required to give you an idea what to search for.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By COLVERT
Much easier too than using Heli-coil...

Much easier too than using Heli-coil inserts.---:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th July 2021, 20:15
Replies: 74
Views: 4,830
Posted By COLVERT
Just had my second jab today over here in...

Just had my second jab today over here in France.--I had no reaction at all to the first jab and this second jab seems to be going the same.---I'll just have to wait I guess until tomorrow morning to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By COLVERT
It might even be worth enquiring...

It might even be worth enquiring in----Halfords---:eek:

I got some very good matching paint from them for a motorbike.--( Metallic. ):D
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:03
Replies: 74
Views: 4,830
Posted By COLVERT
As far as I can see there hasn't been much of a...

As far as I can see there hasn't been much of a sense of caution right from the off.---Common sense should have prevailed but unfortunately there's not a lot of it about.
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