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Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 15th June 2021, 21:36
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By trikey
You spelt Lunch wrong :D Always thinking of...

You spelt Lunch wrong :D

Always thinking of food :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 21:34
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
And the delivery of car cleaning stuff arrived...

And the delivery of car cleaning stuff arrived damaged, strangely the lid on the bottle was loose?!

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 21:33
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By trikey
A bar of vanish soap and a soft nail brush is all...

A bar of vanish soap and a soft nail brush is all you need for the leather 😉
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 20:25
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By trikey
Thatís a bonus having HK fitted 👍

Thatís a bonus having HK fitted 👍
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By trikey
Sad to lose a mate, especially a petrolhead. ...

Sad to lose a mate, especially a petrolhead.

RIP Sir.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2021, 17:35
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By trikey
Undo the nut that holds the bottom of the shock...

Undo the nut that holds the bottom of the shock absorber to the hub.

If you have a rear anti roll bar fitted then loosen the bolts holding the subframe on the side you are working on, this will...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th June 2021, 16:27
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By trikey
Plenty on the good old BayÖ ...

Plenty on the good old BayÖ

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Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 16:23
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By trikey
I see nothing wrong with that picture?

I see nothing wrong with that picture?
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 14:05
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
No panic Phil, I kept Brian up to speed as soon...

No panic Phil, I kept Brian up to speed as soon as I heard the news on here.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2021, 11:23
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By trikey
Inside the door, it is the part that the cables...

Inside the door, it is the part that the cables and wires connect to.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 08:52
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, another sunny day here, pity Iím...

Morning all, another sunny day here, pity Iím stuck at work though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 16:47
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By trikey
I found it helps to sort the squeaks and rattles...

I found it helps to sort the squeaks and rattles as you can cable tie items behind the dashboard with ease while itís out.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 16:30
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By trikey
You know it makes sense 👍

You know it makes sense 👍
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2021, 12:31
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Epic, made me snort teaÖ

Epic, made me snort teaÖ
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 09:11
Replies: 41
Views: 1,226
Posted By trikey
I am thinking of saving this.

That will be one of the first diesels being a T reg, Definately save it!!
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2021, 07:21
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Only early as Iím on shift Rod, otherwise my pit...

Only early as Iím on shift Rod, otherwise my pit would have been the preferred option, itís a little easier getting up at silly oíclock when the sun is shining though.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2021, 07:19
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By trikey
Three 13mm headed bolts that go into the chassis...

Three 13mm headed bolts that go into the chassis leg, better accessed from underneath the car reaching up to the bracket from below.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2021, 07:17
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By trikey
You can buy a hardwire kit from eBay that will...

You can buy a hardwire kit from eBay that will just plug into a vacant slot in your fuse box Jules.


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Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2021, 05:47
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, another hot day in the making here...

Morning all, another hot day in the making here in Norfolk.
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2021, 05:46
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday, have a great day 🥃🥃👍👍🎂🎂

Happy birthday, have a great day 🥃🥃👍👍🎂🎂
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2021, 22:05
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Been itchy eye day for me too Bob, the joys of...

Been itchy eye day for me too Bob, the joys of living in the countryside eh?
Forum: Items Wanted 13th June 2021, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By trikey
Why a pre 80 engine Ian? Theres not a lot of...

Why a pre 80 engine Ian? Theres not a lot of difference with the later ones...

If he wants a later one, Mr Yarham had one tucked away a few weeks ago.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2021, 21:23
Replies: 98
Views: 2,452
Posted By trikey
Well done, the key to removing the centre joint...

Well done, the key to removing the centre joint is getting the car high enough to allow a good swing on the hammer.

The thread on the rear bush mounting holes is an M14 for future reference.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 21:02
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
Finally got the big tent out of its box and...

Finally got the big tent out of its box and erected (ooo err) This afternoon, the Dorchester now has somewhere to hide.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 21:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By trikey
Excellent, get some pics posted up 👍

Excellent, get some pics posted up 👍
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2021, 11:02
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Thatís a good result mate, as you know, rest and...

Thatís a good result mate, as you know, rest and plenty of fluids is the key.
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2021, 09:04
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, a good catch up with a few of the...

Morning all, a good catch up with a few of the jolly boys yesterday, have a good day back at the track Jeff and Stu, youíve chosen a good weekend for it.
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2021, 08:56
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday Keith, have a great day matey...

Happy birthday Keith, have a great day matey 👍👍🥃🥃🎂🎂
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2021, 20:59
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Jeff enjoying some garlic bread ...

Jeff enjoying some garlic bread

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 19:46
Replies: 76
Views: 3,443
Posted By trikey
And as promised, a glass was raised to Richardís...

And as promised, a glass was raised to Richardís speedy recovery.

Get well soon mate, we are all thinking of you.

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Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2021, 19:20
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
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View from the pubÖ..
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2021, 18:11
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Now en route to meet up with the motley crew near...

Now en route to meet up with the motley crew near AcleÖ
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 15:59
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
Handbrake shoes, rear pads and discs for Actros,...

Handbrake shoes, rear pads and discs for Actros, then a quick auto box fluid top up on Dorchester.
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2021, 08:41
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, and a happy birthday to Georgie!!

Morning all, and a happy birthday to Georgie!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 00:34
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By trikey
The buttons are part of the steering wheel...

The buttons are part of the steering wheel harness, two types.. cruise or non cruise, 10 mins to swap them over.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2021, 00:13
Replies: 98
Views: 2,452
Posted By trikey
The trouble is, if you exert forces greater than...

The trouble is, if you exert forces greater than the torque wrench is calibrated for while undoing a bolt, then you will throw the torque wrench out of calibration.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 22:05
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
A little more on the Dorchester today, replaced...

A little more on the Dorchester today, replaced four door finishers, swapped the scuttle panel for a better one and threw in a pollen filter while the scuttle was off.
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2021, 20:35
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By trikey
Well there will be plenty of sh.... for...

Well there will be plenty of sh.... for fertiliser :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 20:01
Replies: 76
Views: 3,443
Posted By trikey
Thanks for the update Fiona, we are wishing you...

Thanks for the update Fiona, we are wishing you guys all the best and hope Rich makes a full recovery, take care.

Andy and Deb x
Forum: Items Wanted 11th June 2021, 19:20
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By trikey
Will do, Iíll drop you a pm

Will do, Iíll drop you a pm
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2021, 18:24
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Nearly mate.. Homersfield!

Nearly mate.. Homersfield!
Forum: Items Wanted 11th June 2021, 18:19
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By trikey
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Forum: Items Wanted 11th June 2021, 18:18
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By trikey
The one I went to Holland in mate.

The one I went to Holland in mate.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th June 2021, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By trikey
Now if you had said blue interiorÖ

Now if you had said blue interiorÖ
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2021, 17:59
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Afternoon all, took Meg for a dip in the river to...

Afternoon all, took Meg for a dip in the river to cook down.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 13:04
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
Well done for getting the sensor out in one...

Well done for getting the sensor out in one piece! That is a rare occurrence.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 13:02
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By trikey
There were two the last time I was there!

There were two the last time I was there!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2021, 13:00
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By trikey
Belt tensioner Iíd say.

Belt tensioner Iíd say.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 22:05
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday, hope you had a great day....

Happy birthday, hope you had a great day. :birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 22:02
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Aww thats not good Ian, get the tests done and...

Aww thats not good Ian, get the tests done and see what the results are, if any positives, hopefully they will be mild symptoms.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 21:00
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Keith is doing a grand job of keeping us updated...

Keith is doing a grand job of keeping us updated on the other thread, great to hear Rich is talking to folk, even if its just a 'Hello'
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 20:57
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By trikey
Wonder where the other turbo is hiding :duh:

Wonder where the other turbo is hiding :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 20:52
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, good news about our Rich getting out...

Evening all, good news about our Rich getting out of ICU, a long road ahead, but each long road starts with small steps.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 20:09
Replies: 76
Views: 3,443
Posted By trikey
Doesnít matter how long it takes as long as he...

Doesnít matter how long it takes as long as he recovers, thanks for the update Keith.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 07:31
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Yep, Iíll be driving Jeff 😩 Sent from my...

Yep, Iíll be driving Jeff 😩


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Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 06:48
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
I could have drank Acle bridge dry during the...

I could have drank Acle bridge dry during the night, the humidity at work was awful.

Looking forward to a cold pint Sat night.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 04:41
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday David, have a great one 👍👍🎂🎂🥃🥃

Happy birthday David, have a great one 👍👍🎂🎂🥃🥃
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 19:30
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Need a cold beerÖ itís like an oven in here...

Need a cold beerÖ itís like an oven in here tonight 🔥
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 17:22
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By trikey
No probs Ian, glad it made it safely 👍

No probs Ian, glad it made it safely 👍
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 17:20
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Afternoon all, slept through the heat today, one...

Afternoon all, slept through the heat today, one more night shift then thatís it for the week.
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 06:39
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning Jeff, a lovely morning here, had a nice...

Morning Jeff, a lovely morning here, had a nice ride home on the bike, pity Iíll be sleeping through most of the nice weather.
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 02:47
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By trikey
I think it should be all or nothing, the good old...

I think it should be all or nothing, the good old working man (And woman) isnít allowed to do a lot now apart from work.

Elite sports folk can cross borders at will, illegal immigrants will enter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2021, 23:34
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By trikey
It's with a heavy heart

Itís not mine Ronnie, it belongs to a certain fellow near Newcastle airport.. 🤣
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 23:31
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Saw the pics on FB Bob, looking good matey,...

Saw the pics on FB Bob, looking good matey, hopefully 21st June will see us back to some sort of normality, I canít face another summer if not attending any meets.
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 21:39
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Now much has changed really then eh Steve?

Now much has changed really then eh Steve?
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 21:36
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By trikey
Cos itís a Bl00dy long walk to Greece!

Cos itís a Bl00dy long walk to Greece!
Forum: Items Wanted 8th June 2021, 19:59
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By trikey
I can confirm that the parcel restraint will not...

I can confirm that the parcel restraint will not contain a border collieÖ
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2021, 19:50
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By trikey
Ronnie.. you are supposed to send the whole carÖ....

Ronnie.. you are supposed to send the whole carÖ.

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Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 17:24
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Does Ken know about your exploits with Barbie? ...

Does Ken know about your exploits with Barbie?

As yes, same as you Steve, canít get Richís accident out of my mind, at least he is in one of the best hospitals in the country.
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 17:21
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By trikey
Well, Iím one of those folks desperate to get...

Well, Iím one of those folks desperate to get across the water for a holiday, one reason is that Iím good enough to work through all of this my freedom of choice should be exactly that!

the...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 15:07
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Afternoon all, an early morning dog walk then bed...

Afternoon all, an early morning dog walk then bed was the order of the day, had the company of a certain border collie as I slept, Deb is at work till 6 so itís just me and Meg here today.
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2021, 02:04
Replies: 12
Views: 189
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday Jan, have a great day 🎂🎂🎂

Happy birthday Jan, have a great day 🎂🎂🎂
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2021, 23:59
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By trikey
Send Mickyboy a message on here, he will have one.

Send Mickyboy a message on here, he will have one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 23:56
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By trikey
Power boost leak

Thatís correct Steve, I changed the inlet manifold due to a small leak on the seam, replaced the intercooler o ring seals, changed some vacuum pipe from the egr solenoid that was a bit iffy.

The...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2021, 21:11
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
The Chill Out Zone

Iíve sent marinabrian a pm too Jeff.


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Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2021, 20:45
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Same here Steve, just donít know what to say!

Same here Steve, just donít know what to say!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 20:26
Replies: 76
Views: 3,443
Posted By trikey
RPWC get well soon

Oh no!!! After all the bad luck heís had just lately this happens!

Not fair on one of lifeís good guys.

Get well soon mate, thanks for letting us all know Keith.
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2021, 15:56
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all (Well it is for me) A beautiful day...

Morning all (Well it is for me) A beautiful day down here.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2021, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By trikey
A 12mm bore pipe slots nicely inside a sunroof...

A 12mm bore pipe slots nicely inside a sunroof drain tube as that is what I use to extend the original pipes through the bulkhead.

I would say 12mm will be ok as long as itís a soft rubber or...
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2021, 06:40
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
The Chill Out Zone

Morning all, tea and toast for me then off to kip 💤💤
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 7th June 2021, 01:11
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By trikey
As long as you are in before 10:30 mate. ...

As long as you are in before 10:30 mate.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2021, 23:46
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By trikey
Iíd agree with you on that one, the bearing in...

Iíd agree with you on that one, the bearing in the long driveshaft can wear causing this.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2021, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By trikey
Another excuse to stay by the pool with a cold...

Another excuse to stay by the pool with a cold beer.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2021, 21:44
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Coffee time for me here, need a few to get me...

Coffee time for me here, need a few to get me through the night.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2021, 17:34
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By trikey
I much prefer the filter type, I think a filter...

I much prefer the filter type, I think a filter will be better for the engine than allowing particles to pass freely around.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2021, 17:29
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Grass was cut, dinner was eaten, jumped on the...

Grass was cut, dinner was eaten, jumped on the bike and headed to work, now sat with a cup of coffee before the start of a looooonnnnggggg night.
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2021, 12:34
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Grass cutting duties today, then a 12 hour night...

Grass cutting duties today, then a 12 hour night shift...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2021, 22:26
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Deb is feeling a bit rough following her 2nd jab...

Deb is feeling a bit rough following her 2nd jab today, headache, arm ache, and feeling tired and sick.

Hope you feel better in the morning mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 20:22
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By trikey
Is this any good Gary? Ready for when you...

Is this any good Gary?

Ready for when you collect your car tomorrow.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 19:58
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By trikey
No probs Stefan, better in your hubs than in a...

No probs Stefan, better in your hubs than in a box in my shed :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2021, 19:56
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, been a nice day here today.. Spent...

Evening all, been a nice day here today.. Spent it all under the bonnet of a members 75 sorting a few issues out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2021, 19:55
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By trikey
No engine coolant needs to be drained, go nice...

No engine coolant needs to be drained, go nice and easy on the 8mm headed bolt that holds the pipe into the condenser, these have been known to snap off on more than one occasion.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 09:28
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By trikey
You need to listen to various areas using a...

You need to listen to various areas using a stethoscope or a long screwdriver against your ear, that should highlight any strange sounds.
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2021, 09:23
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning Ian and all other visitors, been raining...

Morning Ian and all other visitors, been raining most of the night here but at least itís stopped now and the forecast shows the rest of the day to be dry.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 20:55
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Nope, came home from work and did nowt!

Nope, came home from work and did nowt!
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 20:22
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, its still quite wet outside,...

Evening all, its still quite wet outside, hopefully the weather will be nicer tomorrow as i have a diesel alternator to change.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 16:02
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
And itís all your fault, itís jeffing it down...

And itís all your fault, itís jeffing it down here!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2021, 14:07
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By trikey
Snow tyres and two top coats on... Sent...

Snow tyres and two top coats on...


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2021, 13:33
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By trikey
One from a scrap car, or some polyurethane pipe...

One from a scrap car, or some polyurethane pipe and make your own.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 08:25
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, lovely bright sunshine this morning,...

Morning all, lovely bright sunshine this morning, the temp is hovering around 28 deg on the shop floor at the minute☀️☀️☀️


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2021, 21:47
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By trikey
Take the recovery slowly Graham, Iím sure a local...

Take the recovery slowly Graham, Iím sure a local member will have a look at the car for you.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 12:57
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By trikey
If the segments are worth that price, whatís the...

If the segments are worth that price, whatís the middle bit worth? Everyone knows thatís the best bit.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 05:47
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, a bit cooler here this morning, not...

Morning all, a bit cooler here this morning, not keen on these early starts at all.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 05:18
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday Phil, have a great day mate 👍👍🥃🥃🎂🎂

Happy birthday Phil, have a great day mate 👍👍🥃🥃🎂🎂
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2021, 18:36
Replies: 48
Views: 2,133
Posted By trikey
You donít have to touch the anti roll bar, fit...

You donít have to touch the anti roll bar, fit the main ball joint, fit the pin into the lower hub and nip up the pinch bolt, put a jack under the front hub and raise the suspension until the rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 09:09
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By trikey
Donít panic Gary, I have one here.

Donít panic Gary, I have one here.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2021, 05:50
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all. A glorious start to the day, pit Iím...

Morning all. A glorious start to the day, pit Iím stuck in work for the rest of the week though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2021, 21:44
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By trikey
If gearchanges are becoming difficult when...

If gearchanges are becoming difficult when running but ok with the engine off, itís usually a sign of a failing slave cylinder.

Iím sure John will be able to diagnose this for you.
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 21:33
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, took the bike for a nice run around...

Evening all, took the bike for a nice run around north Norfolk today, returned home and took Meg to the dog groomers (wonder how long she will stay clean for?)
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 09:17
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By trikey
Itís bizarre, we mould plastic containers that...

Itís bizarre, we mould plastic containers that are sent to Michigan, the strange thing is we have a moulding facility in Michigan.. why they canít mould them over there is beyond me?
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 08:18
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday, have a great day 🎂🎂👍👍🥃🎂

Happy birthday, have a great day 🎂🎂👍👍🥃🎂
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 07:46
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, another glorious start to the day...

Morning all, another glorious start to the day here.
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2021, 07:45
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday from Deb and I, have a great day...

Happy birthday from Deb and I, have a great day Steve :birthday:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 22:43
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Yes!! A couple of biker mates did a tour of the...

Yes!! A couple of biker mates did a tour of the NW, that's all they said about the whole trip, got eaten alive by the bl00dy things.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 22:26
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
No thanks, i am like a walking chemist's shop...

No thanks, i am like a walking chemist's shop when we are abroad, i have a fear of mosquito bites, midges are worse!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2021, 22:24
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By trikey
A washer wont do any harm Stefan, the thread on...

A washer wont do any harm Stefan, the thread on the bolt is plenty long enough to allow a washer to be fitted should you wish.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2021, 22:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,049
Posted By trikey
Rubber grease is good, but if you want the best,...

Rubber grease is good, but if you want the best, try molykote 55.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2021, 22:03
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
Ahh J21, I know it well, glad the roads were on...

Ahh J21, I know it well, glad the roads were on your side Mike, doesn't happen very often these days.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2021, 21:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,049
Posted By trikey
What was the hole in the block like? I have seen...

What was the hole in the block like? I have seen a couple of cars where the aluminium has corroded and required some sealant to ensure a leak free seal due to the wear.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 21:50
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
No midges here Jeff, though I did leave the rear...

No midges here Jeff, though I did leave the rear seat of the 75 on the grass and was welcomed by a swarm of ants who seemed to enjoy the comfort of a leather seat?
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 20:10
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, its been a proper Summer day here,...

Evening all, its been a proper Summer day here, even managed to nit to the beer garden this afternoon for a shandy.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 19:47
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By trikey
Greece is our favourite place too, we did...

Greece is our favourite place too, we did Kardamena a few years ago, and we managed to get to Rhodes last September, you canít beat the sunshine, Greek food and a nice pint of Mythos.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2021, 19:13
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
The lovely sunny weekend managed to dry the...

The lovely sunny weekend managed to dry the carpets out so I set about refitting them this afternoon.

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...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 11:16
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By trikey
No ABS as Stan says, itís all down to the rider...

No ABS as Stan says, itís all down to the rider Iím afraid!
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 11:15
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By trikey
Happy birthday Wyn, have a great day 👍👍🥃🥃🎂🎂

Happy birthday Wyn, have a great day 👍👍🥃🥃🎂🎂
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 08:45
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, sun shining here this morning, this...

Morning all, sun shining here this morning, this is a lot better that grey and rainy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2021, 08:23
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By trikey
Send big Russ a pm on here...

Send big Russ a pm on here...
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2021, 22:40
Replies: 36
Views: 1,300
Posted By trikey
Yes Pete, his name was nigger, and should have...

Yes Pete, his name was nigger, and should have been left on his headstone.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2021, 13:58
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By trikey
Iím guessing (and itís only a guess) that the...

Iím guessing (and itís only a guess) that the bolts will be the same length, where the bolt passes through the dampener is only a couple of mm thick so shouldnít require a bolt of a different length.
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2021, 06:26
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, glad that shift is over, sausage...

Morning all, glad that shift is over, sausage sandwich.. cup of coffee then kip for a few hours.
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2021, 23:24
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
No chance tonight Ian, typically itís all hands...

No chance tonight Ian, typically itís all hands on deck, nearly halfway through now though...
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2021, 21:04
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Evening all, twinged my back this afternoon...

Evening all, twinged my back this afternoon cutting the grass (I knew it was a bad idea)

Now at work in agony with another 9 hours to go.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 18:23
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By trikey
You can get to these with the car on its wheels!...

You can get to these with the car on its wheels! A long socket and a stubby extension is what I use.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 17:33
Replies: 16
Views: 575
Posted By trikey
Never had one shear off yet! Also Iíve had to...

Never had one shear off yet! Also Iíve had to remove a cross threaded one put in by a ham fisted garage, retap the thread and fit a new bolt.

I find garages reluctant to do these as well, I always...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 14:01
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By trikey
Standard metric mate. ...

Standard metric mate.

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Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2021, 06:36
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Morning all, time for bed for me.

Morning all, time for bed for me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 23:33
Replies: 24
Views: 1,871
Posted By trikey
You listened to Dave lincs!!!!!! Sent...

You listened to Dave lincs!!!!!!


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2021, 19:49
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By trikey
Should only be one flat washer on there.

Should only be one flat washer on there.
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 16:49
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By trikey
Good man, get it done.

Good man, get it done.
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 16:00
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Just had Meg out for a walk, lovely and warm now...

Just had Meg out for a walk, lovely and warm now the sun has come out, just in time for night shift :mad:
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 15:52
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By trikey
That's one hell of a hoard Wes, the 70's Subbuteo...

That's one hell of a hoard Wes, the 70's Subbuteo teams are in demand now, just put one on the bay and see what it fetches!!
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 14:53
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
What!! Pie delivery and free £20 notes going...

What!! Pie delivery and free £20 notes going around, gotta be a lucky part of the forum this section :D
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 12:52
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By trikey
Just wrap the outside of the camper to mirror a...

Just wrap the outside of the camper to mirror a 40' Container :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2021, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By trikey
You will need T4, maybe it isn't the same issue,...

You will need T4, maybe it isn't the same issue, this particular car had the airbag light on forever!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 12:04
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,236
Posted By trikey
You had a very lucky escape, glad you are ok,...

You had a very lucky escape, glad you are ok, gutted for your lovely ZT though :eek: Hope the guy gets what he deserves.
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 11:58
Replies: 160,596
Views: 6,264,772
Posted By trikey
Afternoon all, dry and overcast here at the...

Afternoon all, dry and overcast here at the moment, grass needs cutting here too, thankfully its still too wet :D
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2021, 11:56
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By trikey
Fork oil changed and new spring fitted, also the...

Fork oil changed and new spring fitted, also the rear shock rebuilt and revalved, I didn't notice any difference with the linked brakes to be fair, I dont plan on crossing any fields :eek: Was out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2021, 11:49
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By trikey
I had this one once on a saloon, the zcs coding...

I had this one once on a saloon, the zcs coding came out of the factory coded as a tourer! Changed it over and the light went out :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2021, 23:20
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By trikey
Leaking inlet manifold gasket has been known to...

Leaking inlet manifold gasket has been known to cause this.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 26th May 2021, 22:33
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By trikey
Just a good coat of the wax of your choice Roy,...

Just a good coat of the wax of your choice Roy, the key is to wash them regularly and keep any muck off them.
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