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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 14:13
Replies: 31
Views: 867
100% mate. Obviously petrol you still need access...

100% mate. Obviously petrol you still need access to the filters, but diesel it's a no brainer. You can do the rest of the servicing of a diesel in the time it takes to drain.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 00:49
Replies: 31
Views: 867
Its called Glassmat is what I'm looking at for...

Its called Glassmat is what I'm looking at for under the bonnet, and then they are going to find me a large sheet of fire Retardant Acoustic Foam.

I think they said it was an inch thick so I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 16:33
Replies: 31
Views: 867
I've got one coming here, I'm actually going to...

I've got one coming here, I'm actually going to do a bit of an experiment with my white 75. It will be getting a clutch before the end of the month, and after I'm going to do some extra sound...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 16:30
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Was likely one of the the famous "Shell L"...

Was likely one of the the famous "Shell L" tankers, all where named SS Lima, Leonia, Lepeta, Lampus and Lotorium. My ex's dad had worked on them all and had photos of them in his study. Once the 2nd...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 10:01
Replies: 31
Views: 867
Out of all the cars I've owned, millage big and...

Out of all the cars I've owned, millage big and small, there's a large difference between the condition of the front subframe from cars with and without one.

I know the replica ones arnt a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 08:45
Replies: 17
Views: 562
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/711960c5b67fdcd26.jpg

Tada

Quick image from a documtary about rivots by rte that used older stock footage, was quickest I could find.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 00:50
Replies: 17
Views: 562
There was a significant time when the harbour...

There was a significant time when the harbour took a massive downturn they where not painted as often as they should have been due to the cranes becoming terrorist targets at height of troubles. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 23:17
Replies: 34
Views: 1,281
Bottom line, there's a standard for the reason....

Bottom line, there's a standard for the reason. If people where using illegal tyres or brakes by choice then it would be a hung court.

This is a by product of Brexit, with EU having to come of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 23:10
Replies: 17
Views: 562
By time I was old enough to listen to him, after...

By time I was old enough to listen to him, after 1983 Titanic had been found, and the rivots at the time where the primary theory instead of the 30 foot slice through the panels. He wouldn't talk...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 19:41
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Ah the coal road. Haha. Plenty of times we went...

Ah the coal road. Haha. Plenty of times we went up there with the bicycle with the trailer attached to load up on loose Coal as it was fair game on the ground.

That's where the old coal yards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 13:52
Replies: 17
Views: 562
Depending on the angle passing the yard it is...

Depending on the angle passing the yard it is very easy to think there is only one crane
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 02:25
Replies: 34
Views: 1,281
Insurance. Ive a friend Paul (same age as me 38)...

Insurance. Ive a friend Paul (same age as me 38) who I've known since primary school, he crashed his e39 5 series and he got absolutely shafted back in 2017. He's why I only ever have 100% legal...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 21:01
Replies: 34
Views: 1,281
Good. I hate them, and hate badly placed or...

Good. I hate them, and hate badly placed or fronted plates. Nothing says "drug dealing chav" quite like it. Get it up them for it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Would help I'd I'd fitted discs to the correct...

Would help I'd I'd fitted discs to the correct side. Lmao. Had to undo EVERYTHING I'd done, it's why the very last part of part 2 was about 10pm at night.

Part 3 coming next weekend, including...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Awk. Andy thank you very much, no need mate. I...

Awk. Andy thank you very much, no need mate. I just like to document what I do myself now. Wish I'd started doing them 10 years ago might have made a few quid outta it by now haha.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2021, 03:09
Replies: 13
Views: 688
That looks extremely nice!

That looks extremely nice!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 21:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
I've just been talking with the new owner, he's...

I've just been talking with the new owner, he's up to the challenge!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 21:52
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,259
Got busy and finally built my TOAFbook /...

Got busy and finally built my TOAFbook / toughbook. Too many cars not to have something and I don't want to damage my good university laptop.

https://i.postimg.cc/d1hDFLjg/20210602-181843.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 23:24
Replies: 13,710
Views: 1,208,259
Took a head stagger in the nice weather, give the...

Took a head stagger in the nice weather, give the lhd a full service. I've owned it 18 months, and it the basics where done when I got it but it had a lot of use in 2019 into 2020 there so it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 22:59
Replies: 10
Views: 862
For now it's going to be my "show" car, but my...

For now it's going to be my "show" car, but my father's approaching retirement and it might be something he and myself could work together as an extra car at funerals.

I've been asked already but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 20:07
Replies: 33
Views: 2,113
Must be a software issue as I'm able to see one...

Must be a software issue as I'm able to see one on my 02 ztt v6 (early coil style incase it's ecu issue)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 15:39
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Smile Rover 75 technician videos

I'm sure many have viewed before, but I've uploaded unbranded versions of the Rover 75 training videos for technicians.

Some may have viewed them before but they are in 480p resolution with no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2021, 15:37
Replies: 33
Views: 2,113
Have you actually went into your settings and...

Have you actually went into your settings and clicked "enabled otg" in your phone? Almost every time I get an android update it reverts back to off on my Samsungs.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 31st May 2021, 10:19
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Wonder how many of the 15 we can actually track...

Wonder how many of the 15 we can actually track down.

There's Joe's (the lowered one) x1

https://i.postimg.cc/MKt4GVhc/Screenshot-20210530-220531-Instagram.jpg

Rogers x3
...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 31st May 2021, 00:16
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Wonder are those Rogers cars

Wonder are those Rogers cars
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2021, 20:23
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Very nautical look about it, I actually think...

Very nautical look about it, I actually think it's smart but a nicer set of wheels would transform it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 21:42
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Stopped using tapa talk in October 2020. That...

Stopped using tapa talk in October 2020. That final security mess was the final straw and have it off my phone once Google pulled it from the play store for several weeks even if its back up again. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2021, 00:00
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
I would say based on the forum alone, the car...

I would say based on the forum alone, the car achieved cult status nearly a decade ago, it's just now the average person is more likely to buy one cheap and have finally caught on.

Its also why...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 13:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,971
Agh bad timing, I've just had the other half's 75...

Agh bad timing, I've just had the other half's 75 fitted with a new windscreen, this would have been perfect.

Rick will you be considering a 4th group buy after the summer into winter?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2021, 11:05
Replies: 10
Views: 862
All details in the video, horn, door jammed and...

All details in the video, horn, door jammed and inner sills.

https://youtu.be/X_r68ADI52I
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 28th May 2021, 11:04
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Finally got the video I'd filmed uploaded. ...

Finally got the video I'd filmed uploaded.

https://youtu.be/X_r68ADI52I
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 20:10
Replies: 33
Views: 2,113
I was part of the TOAF testing group. Just...

I was part of the TOAF testing group.

Just get this lead for 100% guarantee it works.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143973572531

No wiring or messing about, works perfectly.

You then will...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 26th May 2021, 21:15
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Well I've been to a few body shops now, and have...

Well I've been to a few body shops now, and have found a gentleman local to me who specialises in metal fab for American classic cars, so after a good natter it's booked in with him.

Hopefully it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 21:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
10k for a statement, 100k and it might be...

10k for a statement, 100k and it might be debated.

Except in times of war, famine and you guessed it, pandemic!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 21:26
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Proper thread with some photos today. ...

Proper thread with some photos today.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2883025#post2883025
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th May 2021, 21:05
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Thumbs up 6 door restoration project

So what's going on, well this is the former Mayor of Exeter's car. It was with Exeter Council from 2003 until August 2017.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/811258bc52334b38e.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 11:35
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Haha, yes I rodded them before the mot and the...

Haha, yes I rodded them before the mot and the drive to the government test centre, loosened them up rightly, poor tester got absolutely soaked when it was on "the shaker" and the last of it dropped...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Northern Ireland & Éire 24th May 2021, 00:38
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Ikea - 13th June 2021

Full details and updates can be found here.

https://fb.me/e/559dVYI9b

All social distancing / mask & contact precautions are you own responsibility as dictated by the Northern Ireland...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 00:12
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Having had a few, I'd say those 400s/45s probably...

Having had a few, I'd say those 400s/45s probably had front chassis rot, by time you spy it they are usually too far gone. The 400s definitely lasted better than the later 45s
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 00:04
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Unfortunately that has to come off as it was the...

Unfortunately that has to come off as it was the organisation that previously owned it when it was located in Ireland. Its why I've no side pictures until its removed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2021, 23:31
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Very unfortunate, I maintain these are the weak...

Very unfortunate, I maintain these are the weak link in the system and its why I blank at the block as often as possible as seen on the 2nd video.

Id so as Arctic says that's quick solution, did...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 21:54
Replies: 12
Views: 637
You know, if people shared it in other car groups...

You know, if people shared it in other car groups & social media they are in it would go a long way. Fords, Vauxhalls, Volvo, Renault, anything, get all on board as motorists together, and let not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Amazing what happens in a week - New project

No point keeping it secret now as half of Northern Ireland's Rover community saw me on route to the mot centre today to get my fail sheet.

Never mind everyone who drives past my house saw it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 10:29
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Mate Mark has a v8 he's gonna be rebuilding I...

Mate Mark has a v8 he's gonna be rebuilding I think factory lpg also, was the famous one someone stripped and left as a mess.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 17:45
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Again I've done it on that zt saloon, the black...

Again I've done it on that zt saloon, the black had came off and chrome appeared. Mask up, spray on, let dry, and peel and excess off.

As always warm the paint before hand for a much smaller...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 17:43
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Factory lpg owners

Folks, I hope people could help me.

I'm on look out for a factory lpg kit for a kv6, however as part of that I'm hoping people could maybe shoe me their factory lpg kits and aftermarket installs....
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd May 2021, 17:40
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Factory lpg kit - v6

Yes, bit of a hard to find request.

I'm looking for a factory lpg kit for a rover 75 v6.

I'm after as much as possible, if I have to buy separate bits and gather it up that's grand, but I'd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2021, 12:54
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Hi folks. Didn't even notice this happening,...

Hi folks.

Didn't even notice this happening, yes the "cooler" pipe as Arctic mentions seems to be fitted on some cars and not others. I've found it inconsistent myself having owned over 2 dozen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 23:15
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Primose yellow is a wonderful colour, it's...

Primose yellow is a wonderful colour, it's definitely one to stand out as a future classic.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2021, 00:22
Replies: 12
Views: 816
I've personally found that the boot carpet seems...

I've personally found that the boot carpet seems to hold moisture badly, especially the trim in a saloon.

I take them out and use a bathroom mould / damp remover spray from pound land and it has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2021, 00:19
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Very easy job. 30.mins taking your time swap them...

Very easy job. 30.mins taking your time swap them over. Get a 2nd hand IPK and pull it appart to get your mk2 dials and then you will know what to do with your Mk1 set.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2021, 00:16
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Plastidip is your friend. ...

Plastidip is your friend.

https://i.postimg.cc/g0w1NBzq/20210411-190543.jpg

Give it a good clean with a tooth brush, let it dry well, even take a heat gun or hair dryer to the steel to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2021, 23:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
That's my plan going forward.

That's my plan going forward.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2021, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Thanks folks, I've all sorts recorded here, just...

Thanks folks, I've all sorts recorded here, just gotta get time to edit it down and make it enjoyable!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2021, 17:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,012
Name change

Some of you may know me as "Colin_NI" but I'm now moving forward with my youtube channel as time allows.

So I've changed it to reflect as "Robson Rover Repair", I'm not a business but just a blog,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2021, 17:57
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
Name change

Woops double post
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 13:10
Replies: 49
Views: 3,192
Ivw always maintained and never is it more...

Ivw always maintained and never is it more important that this club should offer official valuations for club members, even if from an insurance write off point of view.

From sales to insurance...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 10:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,612
Bring classic road tax to 30 years again

Someone else started this yesterday, but it's already rolling the ball, preposal to bring classic car road tax to 30 years instead of 40.

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/578294

I think...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 10:09
Replies: 49
Views: 3,192
Break it down like this. Monthly payments in...

Break it down like this.

Monthly payments in even the cheapest brand new euro box will be circa £200 ish.

Insurance, tax and mot charge are irrelevant. All cars need them so it's a default.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2021, 11:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,526
It could have been saved with a simple policy. ...

It could have been saved with a simple policy.

All tax paid vehicles will be brought from manufacturers in the UK.

So police cars must be British, buses owned by public companies must be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2021, 00:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Mg car club or MG owners club bought the data was...

Mg car club or MG owners club bought the data was what I'd heard several times on social media.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 13:18
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Raven black being a very uncommon colour I'd be...

Raven black being a very uncommon colour I'd be tempted to keep the car standard.

If it was me, id do zt door cards, dark carpet, interior, black 75 leather seats and black oak trims in dash. What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 01:20
Replies: 9
Views: 635
Absolutely nonsense talked on this forum...

Absolutely nonsense talked on this forum sometimes.

Right as someone who has done just about all that was asked I will give you a straight answer.

Bought a silver 75 diesel back in 2014 ish.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 16:42
Replies: 7
Views: 496
There are plenty of choices in the Mk1 standard...

There are plenty of choices in the Mk1 standard head lamps over the years. I find the grey housing ones to be the best quality and less likely to fade.

Ive about 15 sets here of Mk1 halogen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2021, 19:09
Replies: 50
Views: 2,675
I'm with flux and they didn't bat an eyelid. They...

I'm with flux and they didn't bat an eyelid. They didn't ask me power output or anything.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 20:55
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Yep, 250ml bottle does 50 litres at £7 each. ...

Yep, 250ml bottle does 50 litres at £7 each.

Or in real world terms 65 litres a full tank making 1.3 bottles or 325ml meaning £9.10 for every tank of fuel.

So basically a tenner a tank. That's...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 23:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,025
I love when I get these calls, I pretend they...

I love when I get these calls, I pretend they have phoned mi5 and we have began a cyber trace on them. Always gets you off their lists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 23:46
Replies: 3
Views: 549
And then when the fumes repeat when using it...

And then when the fumes repeat when using it indoors as people use the house hold vacume as they get trapped in the filter or paper filters.

Spend a tenner on one of these instead.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 23:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Also no one seems to be mentioning the how e10 95...

Also no one seems to be mentioning the how e10 95 Ron unleaded will actually increase fuel bills as its less fuel efficient than e5 95 ron unleaded.

Ethanol isn’t as energy dense as petrol, which...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th April 2021, 18:13
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Wanted - Auto tourer diesel

Been asked to keep an eye open for a cheap 75 diesel auto tourer for a coworker.

Doesn't want anything fancy or expensive. Just as a daily beater. A none air con / cloth car without sunroof would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2021, 20:22
Replies: 13
Views: 866
I'd definitely want a pair

I'd definitely want a pair
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 17:12
Replies: 13
Views: 866
I'd love a pair of them!

I'd love a pair of them!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 00:09
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Is she just constantly cranking? Under bonnet...

Is she just constantly cranking? Under bonnet fuse!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2021, 21:20
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
He's assessing his finances and going from there.

He's assessing his finances and going from there.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2021, 20:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,383
Most oil based liquids, perfumes etc are highly...

Most oil based liquids, perfumes etc are highly restricted shipping here. An offset of the last several decades of bombs sent via the post. Which still happens sadly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2021, 23:37
Replies: 27
Views: 1,624
I've had similar issues with a 1.8 2003, wasn't...

I've had similar issues with a 1.8 2003, wasn't fuel filter was in fact sugar / gunk in the fuel tank.

https://youtu.be/yHO21lkpefw

Start of video shows you bits about fuel tank etc. Hopefully...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 23:00
Replies: 15
Views: 887
What interests me is there no sign of any pipes...

What interests me is there no sign of any pipes or rubber anywhere. I'd say its been burnt out and that's why it looks so bad. Carnmoney Hill was a popular spot for dumping cars for years.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 22:58
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
I've always been after a black 75 Mk1, not pbt...

I've always been after a black 75 Mk1, not pbt just regular clear of black.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 13:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
I've sent him an email with your number Duncan....

I've sent him an email with your number Duncan. Hopefully he gets in touch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 22:40
Replies: 15
Views: 887
I think close with the megane, but I think it's...

I think close with the megane, but I think it's even earlier. Tbh that looks to me as a 1.6 8v version of the Renault 19 "energy" engine that went on to become the Megane here in UK.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 14:50
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
I think we may have sourced some arms folks, I...

I think we may have sourced some arms folks, I will update in the future. Thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 18:10
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
I would ask myself in that group alas I'm on a...

I would ask myself in that group alas I'm on a Facebook ban for expressing an opinion that did not confirm with the policing robots lok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 17:56
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
Very kind mate. But he wouldn't want charity but...

Very kind mate. But he wouldn't want charity but if he can get his car sorted without being conned again I think he'd be over the moon. He's nervous about the whole situation now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 17:22
Replies: 27
Views: 2,447
An appeal to help an elder owner in Scotland

Folks, I've been contact by an owner in the dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, contacted me via my YouTube channel.

Poor guy is in bits and needs some help after a phone call to me as he...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2021, 05:02
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Does the car keep cranking? There's a 10amp fuse...

Does the car keep cranking? There's a 10amp fuse under bonnet fails and a kv6 will never start, BUT and it's caught me out before it usually causes the fuse to fail so barely that at a glance it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 21:01
Replies: 41
Views: 1,650
One in my video was grand until the last litre or...

One in my video was grand until the last litre or so, once it lost the vacume and I had to figure out the best spot to get it out of the sump it was better then.

Wouldn't say 0.2 litres a minute,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 08:13
Replies: 139
Views: 10,172
Ah as I was told recently, it's emissions tax not...

Ah as I was told recently, it's emissions tax not road tax.

Utter garbage.

Then I say that about most climate change stuff. And when you point out the science of climate cycle they look at you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2021, 06:40
Replies: 41
Views: 1,650
https://youtu.be/6kXC4gE_8bA I bought one of...

https://youtu.be/6kXC4gE_8bA

I bought one of these 2019 ish. I have extensive damage to my back from being a teenager playing rugby. At times I can't even stand more than a 45 degree upwards and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 17:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,990
Get caught into hire purchasing for 3 to 5 years...

Get caught into hire purchasing for 3 to 5 years with global and financial uncertainty abound?

I know 19 people who have been laid off since September, and all of them are the classic pay off...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2021, 19:13
Replies: 58
Views: 2,922
I think the real question is would you have...

I think the real question is would you have bought a face-lift had the interior been restyled the same as the Roewe 750!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2021, 22:07
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Have you looked at having it lpg'd yet. See if...

Have you looked at having it lpg'd yet. See if that helps. And yes, diesels can be lpg'd.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th February 2021, 17:09
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Wanted - Raven black zt bumper

I appreciate there's naff all chance of finding one, but if someone has a raven black Mk1 zt bumper in decent condition and is willing to post then please give me a pm.

I will cover all postage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 06:55
Replies: 83
Views: 4,730
Personally I've planned in advance. Majority of...

Personally I've planned in advance. Majority of modern cars are absolute garbage, no character and as much driving appeal as a dentist chair on wheels.

I'm aiming to be driving 75s as my daily...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 489
A positive project for once

Presenting my 2020 lockdown project.

As some of you know my main job is working for a pharmaceutical company and my part time job is working as a none emergency ambulance driver. As you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2020, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 969
I used autoline here in Northern Ireland, they...

I used autoline here in Northern Ireland, they used to be great about allowing any Rover or MG Rover onto policies, now they are strictly 20 years plus.

However any cars I have newer they are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2020, 02:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,478
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184527971663 What...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184527971663

What I've got in all my 75s now, only negative is having to buy a radio block adapter and attach the loom to it. Half an hours work but still a pain.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 21:14
Replies: 40
Views: 2,498
I personally believe that a 75 (more so than a...

I personally believe that a 75 (more so than a zt) can be everything to everyone.

Its a practical family car thats safe and solid.

Its a professional car which looks as good in the office car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 20:39
Replies: 36
Views: 2,999
Whilst nice examples are becoming more common,...

Whilst nice examples are becoming more common, they are holding in my opinion over inflated prices, especially here in Northern Ireland in last 9 months with travel bans etc.

Mind you, I paid...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 19:58
Replies: 25
Views: 2,195
Egr bypass can go wrong easy enough, usual story...

Egr bypass can go wrong easy enough, usual story the fluted area failing on them once messed with and then you need to do the bypass at the block.

I'm a big fan of this style myself. Comes with...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Northern Ireland & Éire 19th November 2020, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 10,946
Yeah no one will touch a new policy classic here...

Yeah no one will touch a new policy classic here under 20nyears now including autoline etc.

If your car was already on a classic they will reknew it going forward.

Tbh its a pain as it was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 11:06
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Price of one maf would give you a mafless remap....

Price of one maf would give you a mafless remap. With option of dual mapping the car also. I don't know why people keep them still.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 08:41
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Go lift two bags of coal. If you can't do that...

Go lift two bags of coal. If you can't do that sitting on the ground then forget it. It's awkward enough on a ramp on a diesel, a 1.8 has more room but honestly. If you can't comfortably shift and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 04:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
I firmly believe the concept was a massively...

I firmly believe the concept was a massively missed opportunity, more so than the v8.

Imagine a 4x4 75 /zt saloon or tourer, in diesel and v6.

Jaguar knew it mattered to the European market...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2020, 14:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,346
Tbh the apexs suit the car far more. I'd keep...

Tbh the apexs suit the car far more. I'd keep them in it myself.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th August 2020, 02:14
Replies: 13
Views: 2,954
Looks great. I had a set of gloss black rims on 2...

Looks great. I had a set of gloss black rims on 2 of my royal blue 75s before, imo, really suits the colour and would look great in apexs.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 01:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,664
Had exact issue on a 2.5 v6 auto, turned out the...

Had exact issue on a 2.5 v6 auto, turned out the plastic impeller on water pump had shattered and wasn't working effectively.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2020, 20:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
Havnt had a chance to pm you here. Shift work in...

Havnt had a chance to pm you here. Shift work in ambulance. I will make a point of doing it tonight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2020, 03:02
Replies: 1
Views: 331
My ztt 190 - recommissioning

I've begun doing a video series about my 2002 MG ZT-T 190. I get asked about it a lot I groups so I figured now the wheels are turning again (literally) I will document it.

The video explains...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2020, 03:47
Replies: 27
Views: 1,897
To be fair, no mg zr is ever going to be worth...

To be fair, no mg zr is ever going to be worth £7000.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2020, 00:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,323
Been running mafless remaps for 8 years now on my...

Been running mafless remaps for 8 years now on my whole mg rover diesel range, can't recommend it enough!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2020, 05:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,257
I might take them. Send me pics mate.

I might take them. Send me pics mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 03:43
Replies: 41
Views: 5,039
Yes but where it gets interesting is places like...

Yes but where it gets interesting is places like Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Super unleaded is rare enough in most petrol stations here, and in the south, jesus, if you can find a pump your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 03:30
Replies: 29
Views: 2,448
Not so fond of the interior, but the exterior is...

Not so fond of the interior, but the exterior is excellent.

Give it black mesh instead of silver mesh and it would almost look factory.

Would be a popular body kit of he put it into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 17:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,118
I know of a few owners locally who have destroyed...

I know of a few owners locally who have destroyed auto boxes in our 75s but not heeding the advice of "coasting" knocking it out of D and into neutral at motorway speeds and constantly down mountain...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th June 2020, 04:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
I'm working front line in care homes and in a...

I'm working front line in care homes and in a covid 19 centre here in Northern Ireland. I'm also working for a pharmaceutical company.

I can tell you when your watching elderly people die of...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 26th June 2020, 00:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,438
Would like to know this also.

Would like to know this also.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2020, 02:12
Replies: 1,569
Views: 450,614
Question Just contact him via email. He will take orders...

Just contact him via email. He will take orders he can take a few days to reply.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2020, 01:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,494
Basically an abortion on wheels

Basically an abortion on wheels
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2020, 22:57
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
No. He thinks you have a 1.8t 160 not a 2.5 v6...

No. He thinks you have a 1.8t 160 not a 2.5 v6 160.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2020, 21:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,311
My own classic policy is with autoline locally. ...

My own classic policy is with autoline locally.

£240 a year, 5000 miles between 1 ztt, 3 75s and my 216 cabriolet. Agreed value for them all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2020, 20:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,429
If yours is a v6 why not approach one of the...

If yours is a v6 why not approach one of the reidy remap agents, they will change the file from a 160 base file to a modified 177 file, so you will essentially be remapping a 177 then. Few examples...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2020, 17:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,311
I pay £280 a year, Adrian flux, all mods declared...

I pay £280 a year, Adrian flux, all mods declared on my white 75 daily, along with flux flex covering me fully comp to drive any other car thats tax, insured and mot'd in UK or Ireland. Up to value...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2020, 12:03
Replies: 241
Views: 25,468
Yes. Now I wouldn't use it on a car caked...

Yes.

Now I wouldn't use it on a car caked in dirt, but for a quick clean if car is relatively clean already its ideal.

I do it after a sponge wash usually, works grest on windows also. Havnt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2020, 00:27
Replies: 43
Views: 3,717
I've now owned 50 plus 75 or zts, and over 2/3s...

I've now owned 50 plus 75 or zts, and over 2/3s of them have been driven on the road short and long term before being either sold or swapped on.

Between 25s,45s etc and then other rovers (200s,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2020, 22:25
Replies: 241
Views: 25,468
Used it for years. Great stuff. Recently changed...

Used it for years. Great stuff. Recently changed to Anachem products. Their "Hybrid" quick wax is frankly astonishing value and durability.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 23:16
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Ironically I feel diesel ones will become the...

Ironically I feel diesel ones will become the rarest when diesel taxes make them unaffordable to own or as they are traded in for scrapage, plus I find diesel ones (certainly over here, are usually...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 14:45
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
To keep things simple I'd look towards the vag...

To keep things simple I'd look towards the vag 2.0 tfsi engine using their manual box.

220bhp out of the box, loads of tuning options, loads of ecu options like launch control etc etc.

Biggest...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 02:44
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Thank you folks. Also areas like front sub...

Thank you folks.

Also areas like front sub frames, rear arms, rear subframe, and any thing else that may be of use.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 02:42
Replies: 241
Views: 25,468
Our cars are perfect as a daily. The issue...

Our cars are perfect as a daily.

The issue comes with "oh I will do it later" jobs that build up and then you have a car that's functionally unusable.

Any car over 15 years old as a daily is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2020, 17:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,718
Rust pictures - an appeal

I will be updating the buyers guide very shortly.

I would appreciate if people have images of rust on our cars, with the oldest being 22 years old now it happens.

Good clear pictures, along...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2020, 23:37
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Can I ask what model your child seat is

Can I ask what model your child seat is
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 28th May 2020, 00:45
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
Well it's nearly there. ...

Well it's nearly there.

https://i.postimg.cc/25HY5n60/20200525-174029.jpg

Swan neck towbar. Don't plan to really tow with it, but handy to have as an "Irish parking sensor" none the less.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th May 2020, 00:25
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
Got busy when I had an hour spare between...

Got busy when I had an hour spare between studying today.

https://i.postimg.cc/Wbqk9HGw/20200523_155510.jpg

And then my 3m head light kit arrived from amazon, so I got bust with a set of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2020, 08:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
No hassle at all. No fees either. Car already has...

No hassle at all. No fees either. Car already has paid its vat and tax here originally when a UK reg car.

Import. Declare to nova. Insure in vin. Book mot in vin. Get mot. Fill out form "used...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2020, 13:49
Replies: 40
Views: 4,763
Always laugh when people say "it's not right...

Always laugh when people say "it's not right spec".

Literally this forum is filled with thousands of posts about people changing this, swapping rims, interiors all sorts.

Don't forget as much...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2020, 14:06
Replies: 23
Views: 2,807
Yes but as the future goes, I'd like to know...

Yes but as the future goes, I'd like to know there's a supply in 20 years time to make it simpler.

Definitely sills are essential for our cars going long term.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2020, 09:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/25985237...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2598523720230835/

Cheaper here
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2020, 00:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,960
I've bought several here. ...

I've bought several here.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/173241058510

Come with company name and postcode on it for compliance. In fact they don't make rear 75 plates that arnt compliant.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2020, 03:14
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Good jump in price since it was on Facebook...

Good jump in price since it was on Facebook market place then last month.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 29th April 2020, 05:44
Replies: 103
Views: 19,960
For those that don't know, my ztt has laid parked...

For those that don't know, my ztt has laid parked up for just over 3 years now. In that time I'd been laid off twice and had to many other projects come along that I'd gravitated towards.
...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th April 2020, 14:08
Replies: 30
Views: 4,839
Squeeze him. The bought it, and next day had...

Squeeze him.

The bought it, and next day had it in Facebook asking what it was worth and then threw up an advert for over £6500.

He's out to make money nothing else.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2020, 15:16
Replies: 21
Views: 2,197
I'm the same. Just hope my car is road ready by...

I'm the same. Just hope my car is road ready by then.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 25th April 2020, 04:18
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
When it comes to issues like rust and rot they...

When it comes to issues like rust and rot they are extremely fussy here as its done in a dedicated government owned centre not at local mechanic.

No doubt when the mot is back up and running...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2020, 14:26
Replies: 36
Views: 4,168
I always said diesel hybrid was the way forward. ...

I always said diesel hybrid was the way forward.

Give me a car that does 50 miles on a battery charge and 600 miles to a tank of diesel and you have the majority of normal drivers sorted.
...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 21st April 2020, 20:29
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
Question It has a few faults. Scuff on front bumper but...

It has a few faults. Scuff on front bumper but not enough to bother me to repaint it just yet. Fee stone chips also, keep hoping to find a good stone chip match.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 20th April 2020, 23:37
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
And last pictures of the big clean, doubt it will...

And last pictures of the big clean, doubt it will ever get this effort again.

https://i.postimg.cc/90gVKxML/20200420-144235.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/pLwVP1B7/20200420-144451.jpg...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 18th April 2020, 22:21
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
https://i.postimg.cc/W1jJR55n/20200418-163516.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/W1jJR55n/20200418-163516.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/25SbyVRL/20200418-163523.jpg
https://i.postimg.cc/vmY8hj3J/20200418-184253.jpg...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 16th April 2020, 00:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Ordered 5 meters of cable there, will do it via...

Ordered 5 meters of cable there, will do it via the c pillar. Also found the plug, it was standard iso and not the BMW one.

Had to remake my android loom, but I did find a 1 meter aerial extender...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 15th April 2020, 15:19
Replies: 6
Views: 2,362
Does that mean the one at the rear c pillar at...

Does that mean the one at the rear c pillar at the rear, or the one in the boot?
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th April 2020, 13:32
Replies: 35
Views: 9,166
Decided to play around with plastidip and had...

Decided to play around with plastidip and had some good and then a bad result, meaning I had to redo it!

https://i.postimg.cc/DfryPY87/20200411-170141.jpg...
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