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Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 31st May 2021, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By boater
Looks good Jeff. Are you planning on going...

Looks good Jeff.

Are you planning on going salty side this year?

Howard
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 9th May 2021, 19:53
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By boater
Yes that would be good but I think it will be...

Yes that would be good but I think it will be next year before we return.
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 8th May 2021, 19:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By boater
Hi Jeff - no problem. We had a good week,...

Hi Jeff - no problem.

We had a good week, the weather was good to us and the sun shone every day. It was very cold at night and a bit too cold for us to eat out unfortunately so did not get to the...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th April 2021, 20:18
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By boater
Thanks for that, we will see about a walk and...

Thanks for that, we will see about a walk and look for Lady Emma - let me know if you decide to visit while we are there and if things work out we may get to say hello either there or at the Bridge...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th April 2021, 18:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By boater
Hi Jeff Depending on the weather we will...

Hi Jeff

Depending on the weather we will probably sample the delights of the Bridge Inn garden during our visit. We always have at least one meal there in normal times. Is it possible to walk from...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 3rd April 2021, 19:50
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By boater
Well, all being well, we will be taking Chelsea...

Well, all being well, we will be taking Chelsea Bridge out for a week starting April 16th. 2nd time for us using Bridgecraft, Acle which I know is close to where you keep your boat.

If we manage...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th February 2021, 21:37
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By boater
I have one in my garage - it is an original with...

I have one in my garage - it is an original with a small area that has been repaired (maybe 6in square) but perfectly usable. No fixings though.

You can have it for free but would need to collect...
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 20:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By boater
Continuing my story, I can say that I love the...

Continuing my story, I can say that I love the retro styling of the S type and also admire the more modern look of the XF. As a prospective buyer you need to decide which you prefer. Both cars can be...
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 20:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By boater
Hi I have owned numerous Rover 75's and on...

Hi

I have owned numerous Rover 75's and on my 3rd S type. The first was a 3.0 petrol year 2000 which had the Ford sourced 5 speed box which failed and cost me about £1800 for a recon unit. This...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 12th November 2019, 20:05
Replies: 30
Views: 5,742
Posted By boater
Hello Brian I will be there on Sunday but in...

Hello Brian

I will be there on Sunday but in the S Type again as no Rover at present.


Howard
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 10th March 2019, 19:12
Replies: 23
Views: 3,445
Posted By boater
Poor weather but good company made up for that....

Poor weather but good company made up for that. It's good to see the interest is still tere in the MG/Rover marque and enthusiasts sticking togeteher to help each other out. Sorry to spoil the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 27th February 2019, 21:33
Replies: 23
Views: 3,445
Posted By boater
Please add me to the list. boater

Please add me to the list.


boater
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 11th November 2018, 18:50
Replies: 23
Views: 2,848
Posted By boater
Hi Brian I no longer have the Rover - will...

Hi Brian

I no longer have the Rover - will it be ok to come in an S Type?
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th November 2018, 20:38
Replies: 74
Views: 8,448
Posted By boater
Thanks for the pic, Jeff, we were entirely river...

Thanks for the pic, Jeff, we were entirely river based - my partner would not contemplate going to sea and in any event, Tiger Lily is single engined with a lowly Perkins 4/108.

I am not on NBN...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 4th November 2018, 16:00
Replies: 74
Views: 8,448
Posted By boater
Thanks, I need to look at that but will try here...

Thanks, I need to look at that but will try here with a simple attachment for now.

76053
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 3rd November 2018, 22:11
Replies: 74
Views: 8,448
Posted By boater
Hi Jeff I think that what you are doing is...

Hi Jeff

I think that what you are doing is the right way to go forward and you will get an awful lot out of having a sea capable boat.

I have tried and failed to upload photos of Tiger Lily -...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 3rd November 2018, 20:03
Replies: 74
Views: 8,448
Posted By boater
Hello Jeff Our boat was called Tiger Lily...

Hello Jeff

Our boat was called Tiger Lily and is a Broom Skipper. We kept her at Brundall in the dyke that leads to the NYA workshop. It is a great place to moor, water and electricity laid on and...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 2nd November 2018, 20:09
Replies: 74
Views: 8,448
Posted By boater
Hi Jeff Just picked up on this thread and am...

Hi Jeff

Just picked up on this thread and am really jealous!

It must have been one hell of a day when you picked up your new boat. I see from the clip that you purchased from NYA which brought...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 19th July 2018, 19:32
Replies: 36
Views: 5,672
Posted By boater
Sorry Andy - won't be able to make this as I will...

Sorry Andy - won't be able to make this as I will be aboard a boat in Norfolk.

Hope it will be a great day for everyone.

Howard
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2018, 19:32
Replies: 13
Views: 3,501
Posted By boater
Insured my 2.5 with Aviva last month - no...

Insured my 2.5 with Aviva last month - no problems and they were the cheapest. £306 through Quidco with a £50 refund in a few weeks time so £246 net.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 14th July 2018, 21:48
Replies: 154
Views: 15,796
Posted By boater
Thanks to all who organised and managed this...

Thanks to all who organised and managed this event. It was my first visit and very enjoyable. I gather the format was different this time from previous meets and I should like to say it worked a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 12th July 2018, 20:06
Replies: 154
Views: 15,796
Posted By boater
Please add me to the list for Saturday. ...

Please add me to the list for Saturday.

boater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2018, 20:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By boater
Great write up that typifies how so many of us...

Great write up that typifies how so many of us feel about these cars.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2018, 20:04
Replies: 39
Views: 4,055
Posted By boater
Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2018, 19:34
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By boater
Are Values on the UP??

Just scrolling through 75's for sale on the bay and was surprised how many cars are £2k+. It doesn't seem to matter which engine so long as they are high spec versions and mileage is below 100k. Of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2018, 15:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By boater
There is no egr valve on a 1.8T petrol. This...

There is no egr valve on a 1.8T petrol. This valve is fitted to diesel models only.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2018, 19:12
Replies: 32
Views: 2,527
Posted By boater
I have just ordered one too - Proud Owner should...

I have just ordered one too - Proud Owner should be on commision!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By boater
Good on you and well done!!

Good on you and well done!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 19:06
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By boater
Autoaid do not require payment and reclaim now -...

Autoaid do not require payment and reclaim now - they pay the breakdown company directly so it is just like any other company.

Driver and spouse (partner) are covered in any vehicle and cover...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2018, 18:51
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By boater
He should take the car back to whoever changed...

He should take the car back to whoever changed the clutch and slave - the problem is bound to be the result of that work.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2017, 16:44
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By boater
Mine behave much like yours Pete. It takes a few...

Mine behave much like yours Pete. It takes a few minutes before feeling the heat and then they just switch themselves off. I guess the timer/thermostat needs some kind of adjustment or replacement...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2017, 18:02
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By boater
Eyes are not what they used to be but don't use...

Eyes are not what they used to be but don't use specs for close work (reading etc). Definitely no clips or tabs but maybe Suzublu's suggestion to squeeze is the answer.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2017, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By boater
No tab that I could see. The connector seems...

No tab that I could see. The connector seems quite long for what it is - these are very small wires and connector is a good inch or more.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2017, 17:48
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By boater
Separating Electrical Connections

I know there is a number of different connectors in the Rover wiring and I always seem to struggle to separate them.

My latest struggle has been with the one linking the vanity light in the sun...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2017, 16:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By boater
I had a 2.7D S Type a few years ago and it is a...

I had a 2.7D S Type a few years ago and it is a great car. Mine is now owned by a friend of mine who also loves it. It is a superb engine and your 10% certainly does not apply to the performance...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 7th October 2017, 19:16
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By boater
It was good chatting with people this morning and...

It was good chatting with people this morning and sorry I had to leave quite early. Thanks Brian for arranging and look forward to the next.

Howard
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2017, 18:00
Replies: 91
Views: 13,848
Posted By boater
Just been reading through the work you have done...

Just been reading through the work you have done and have to say I am most impressed!

A real credit to you!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 21st September 2017, 18:39
Replies: 42
Views: 3,596
Posted By boater
Please add me to the list for the 7th.

Please add me to the list for the 7th.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2017, 15:32
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By boater
Hi Dave I have been with Autoaid now for a...

Hi Dave

I have been with Autoaid now for a number of years but so far (fingers crossed) have not had to call upon their services. I renewed mine in July at a cost of £41 and was pleased to see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2017, 21:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By boater
Hi Roverseventyfive - I too am with Autoaid and...

Hi Roverseventyfive - I too am with Autoaid and have been for many years.

Just renewed mine (£41) and was pleased to see they have changed their system now and you do not have to pay the breakdown...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2017, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By boater
Thanks Simon, have done an update

Thanks Simon, have done an update
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2017, 18:34
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By boater
KV6 2.5 Spark Plug Life?

Hi

My newly acquired 75 has covered 31K and I am not sure if the plugs have ever been changed. What is the expected life - should I change them anyway?

I know the back 3 are difficult to do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2017, 20:43
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By boater
Thanks for the replies, I know now what I should...

Thanks for the replies, I know now what I should have done - will try and sort it with dvla.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2017, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By boater
Road Tax When Changing Owners

Hi can anyone clarify the position on road tax when buying a vehicle.

My recent purchase was made on 24th August and I decided to wait to tax it on 1st September. Then I thought well is it ok to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2017, 19:34
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By boater
Thanks for the responses - from the LR forum it...

Thanks for the responses - from the LR forum it seems that ATF will not cause any harm which gives me some comfort but will probably change it to MTF when I get the chance.

T-cut - The noisy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2017, 21:57
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By boater
Manual Gearbox Oil?

I have just become the new owner of a 75 2.5 saloon with only 31k on the clock. The previous owner has told me that the manual gearbox is filled with ATF fluid rather than MTF. This was done on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2017, 17:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By boater
MGB's also use a Laycock overdrive - I still have...

MGB's also use a Laycock overdrive - I still have one for a V8 in my garage!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2017, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By boater
Hi Are you sure it is the bush thats worn? ...

Hi

Are you sure it is the bush thats worn?

I had a similar knock from the rear of my tourer following a rear spring change. Problem turned out to be the lower shock mount that was loose despite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 18:50
Replies: 22
Views: 1,586
Posted By boater
Great news Andy - good to have you back!

Great news Andy - good to have you back!
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 29th January 2017, 20:00
Replies: 347
Views: 21,131
Posted By boater
Hi Jeff Sorry about the typo - i did mean to...

Hi Jeff

Sorry about the typo - i did mean to put Yanmar!

We moored our boat on the south side at a mooring owned by Norfolk Yacht Agency. As you will probably know they have a sales area at...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 28th January 2017, 18:48
Replies: 347
Views: 21,131
Posted By boater
Hi Coolcat I have just picked up on this...

Hi Coolcat

I have just picked up on this thread again and see that you "jumped ship" from the Broom 32 to the Shetland.

I think you have made a good choice - maintenance should be minimal on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2017, 15:54
Replies: 103
Views: 6,038
Posted By boater
Hi Wildie You are a credit to yourself and...

Hi Wildie

You are a credit to yourself and the club. To carry on when things looked bad is an example to us all and I wish you many happy years with the car from now on!
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 15th January 2017, 19:38
Replies: 347
Views: 21,131
Posted By boater
Hi Coolcat It sounds as though you have made...

Hi Coolcat

It sounds as though you have made up your mind on this one. Hope all goes well and you enjoy many years of boating on the Broads. Do you follow the Norfolk Broads forum?

There is a...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 8th January 2017, 15:14
Replies: 347
Views: 21,131
Posted By boater
Hi Coolcat We sold our Broom Skipper (30ft)...

Hi Coolcat

We sold our Broom Skipper (30ft) last September after 12 years of boating on the Broads.

Brooms are great boats - well built by craftsmen who took a pride in their work. Still true...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2016, 21:13
Replies: 14
Views: 2,265
Posted By boater
Thanks for that - so just need the rusty section...

Thanks for that - so just need the rusty section replacing - what was the approx cost?

Trikey - thanks for your response, does this mean there are no repair sections available off the shelf?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2016, 19:43
Replies: 14
Views: 2,265
Posted By boater
Rusty Sills

My tourer is now showing rust in the nearside sill adjacent to the jacking point.
I am worried that the sill may give way when jacking the car at that side.

Is it necessary to replace the whole...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2016, 16:06
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By boater
I think you are worrying too much - from what I...

I think you are worrying too much - from what I can see on the photographs all is well.

Have a good sleep and things will look better afterwards.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2016, 18:53
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By boater
Very moving, Roy - try to stay strong, I'm sure...

Very moving, Roy - try to stay strong, I'm sure you have plenty of friends locally and certainly plenty more here on the forum.


Best wishes,

Howard
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th September 2016, 16:05
Replies: 51
Views: 5,672
Posted By boater
I will be there Brian.

I will be there Brian.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2016, 17:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By boater
I have just renewed my breakdown cover with...

I have just renewed my breakdown cover with Autoaid for £41 and this covers any car that I drive. Autoaid is recommended by Martin Lewis (moneysaving expert) and I have been with them for the past 5...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 23rd May 2016, 18:07
Replies: 75
Views: 8,158
Posted By boater
Please add me to your list Brian

Please add me to your list Brian
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2016, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By boater
Hi This is the rare stepspeed semi auto...

Hi

This is the rare stepspeed semi auto model which is something you either want or not. It is well thought of by many and offers 6 speeds controlled manually by the selector or by using the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2016, 19:32
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By boater
This happens to mine whenever the Webasto heater...

This happens to mine whenever the Webasto heater fires up. It only lasts for a short time and I have never worried about it.

Don't know if it could be your problem - do you have a Webasto? - was...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 5th March 2016, 17:02
Replies: 38
Views: 4,203
Posted By boater
A good turn-out considering the weather. Although...

A good turn-out considering the weather. Although there was a little rain, it stayed mainly dry and I enjoyed chatting with a number of people, mainly RonBax.

Thanks to Brian for organising the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2016, 14:56
Replies: 88
Views: 7,251
Posted By boater
I too bought a 3.0D Premium Luxury (2011 model)...

I too bought a 3.0D Premium Luxury (2011 model) last year and absolutely love it. There are so many nice touches to it - the rotating air vents, push button start and stop, keyless entry and exit,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 15th February 2016, 14:04
Replies: 38
Views: 4,203
Posted By boater
Looking forward to it.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2016, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By boater
It says this is a used item?

It says this is a used item?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2015, 22:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,660
Posted By boater
My 75 also does this occasionally. I am sure...

My 75 also does this occasionally.

I am sure I do not press any buttons so have been unable to pinpoint the problem either.

The only good thing is that it has not caused any problems during my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2015, 18:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By boater
Harry Sounds as though you are sorted now...

Harry

Sounds as though you are sorted now but for others or next time it is worth considering Autoaid Breakdown. I joined them several years ago after seeing it recommended by Martin Lewis the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2015, 18:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,631
Posted By boater
3 doz - 36?

3 doz - 36?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2015, 21:38
Replies: 32
Views: 5,611
Posted By boater
I too have a Crypton charger identical to yours...

I too have a Crypton charger identical to yours (5A 6 or 12 volt) which must be around 50 years old and still works perfectly well.

I did treat myself to a CTEC smart charger around 5 years ago...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd March 2015, 11:30
Replies: 91
Views: 7,453
Posted By boater
Sorry I won't be there - but not sorry I will be...

Sorry I won't be there - but not sorry I will be in Malta at the time!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2015, 10:18
Replies: 28
Views: 2,214
Posted By boater
The price from National Tyres is the basic price...

The price from National Tyres is the basic price - if there is an undertray to remove this will be charged extra (don't know how much though).
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 15th November 2014, 19:31
Replies: 53
Views: 5,344
Posted By boater
Thanks Brian for arranging this event again. I...

Thanks Brian for arranging this event again. I enjoyed the chat and bacon butty!!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 11th November 2014, 19:31
Replies: 53
Views: 5,344
Posted By boater
I will be there on Saturday. boater

I will be there on Saturday.


boater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2014, 19:55
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By boater
Hi Tankie I have a 75 diesel tourer and an X...

Hi Tankie

I have a 75 diesel tourer and an X Type diesel saloon.

They are quite different cars although both are likeable and practical in different ways.

My X is a 2.2 diesel which is rated...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2014, 16:55
Replies: 28
Views: 3,211
Posted By boater
Another thing to watch for on the 3 litre is a...

Another thing to watch for on the 3 litre is a slight misfire which often results from lack of plug changes on the drivers side bank of cylinders. They are often left because the inlet manifold has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2014, 20:15
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By boater
Hi Harry I am with Aotoaid as recommended on...

Hi Harry

I am with Aotoaid as recommended on the Martin Lewis website. It is different to other companies in that if you have a breakdown you call their number and they send a rescue vehicle out...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2014, 19:55
Replies: 8
Why
Views: 550
Posted By boater
It was an option. Take a look in the engine bay...

It was an option. Take a look in the engine bay nearside in front of the battery.



boater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2014, 19:12
Replies: 8
Why
Views: 550
Posted By boater
Most likely the Webasto auxiliary fuel burning...

Most likely the Webasto auxiliary fuel burning heater. It should operate automatically when the engine is cold and ambient air temperature is below 5 deg C. To check you can feel the hot exhaust gas...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2013, 17:07
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By boater
Hi John The number is on the label at the...

Hi John

The number is on the label at the front of the heater below what looks like a bar code. It is difficult to see with the heater inn place - easier if you loosen the fixing bolts and ease it...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 9th November 2013, 19:06
Replies: 160
Views: 10,556
Posted By boater
the white head showing behind Nigeeb was me...

the white head showing behind Nigeeb was me (boater) so you are both wrong!


boater
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 8th November 2013, 15:26
Replies: 160
Views: 10,556
Posted By boater
Please include me on the list. Howard

Please include me on the list.


Howard
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2013, 20:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,152
Posted By boater
Before getting too complicated try swapping the...

Before getting too complicated try swapping the heater blower relay with the one for the heated rear screen in the underbonnet fuse box.

They are both yellow and can be identified by looking at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2013, 21:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By boater
I had one cut in Mexborough at a key place called...

I had one cut in Mexborough at a key place called Mr Keys last year. Its on Doncaster Road after leaving the by-pass towards Doncaster. Cost was £10 last year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2013, 20:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By boater
Hi I also have a copperleaf tourer without...

Hi

I also have a copperleaf tourer without rear sensors and would like to fit them to mine.

Can you provide a link to the ones that you bought please. Also did you remove the bumper to fit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2013, 21:45
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By boater
Windscreen Replacement

My newly acquired tourer has developed a crack in the screen which seems to grow and grow. It is coming from a stone chip near the bottom corner, passenger side where the dark section of the screen...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2013, 22:07
Replies: 28
Views: 1,660
Posted By boater
Just switch the relay with one similar in the...

Just switch the relay with one similar in the under bonnet fuse box. The function of each is represented pictorially inside the lid so you can identify what they are for. Try swapping it for the...
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd September 2013, 16:06
Replies: 361
Views: 26,519
Posted By boater
Hi everyone. I have not been to a meet before...

Hi everyone.
I have not been to a meet before so dont really know what to expect.
I would like to attend both days. Sundays to see the range of cars that a national event will generate - will there...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2013, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By boater
Hi There is only one blower motor - the...

Hi

There is only one blower motor - the likelihood is that the flaps controlling the air require some adjustment.
Forum: Items Wanted 20th June 2013, 10:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By boater
I have an undertray that came from a diesel but...

I have an undertray that came from a diesel but no different to that on a 1.8. Would sell for £15 buyer to collect from South Yorkshire. It does have some scrapes but is in good usable condition. No...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2013, 15:10
Replies: 5
Views: 2,735
Posted By boater
I think you need to find someone with a T4 to...

I think you need to find someone with a T4 to help resolve your problem now.

Other diagnostic tools will not find faults on the air bag/seat belt tensioner circuits.



boater
Forum: Items Wanted 15th May 2013, 11:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By boater
I have an undertray for sale - have tried to pm...

I have an undertray for sale - have tried to pm you but your inbox is full.

I am in Rotherham so please contact me if you are interested.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2013, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By boater
Thanks all for the ideas - will do some checking...

Thanks all for the ideas - will do some checking in a couple of weeks time. Am away on holiday tomorrow (lucky fella!!)

Will also check if the rings are the same as the 45 - thanks for the offer....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2013, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By boater
I too have this problem. I have disconnected...

I too have this problem.

I have disconnected and reconnected both the yellow and blue underseat connections several times but there has been no change.

I did see an earlier post about the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2013, 21:39
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By boater
Strange Feel on Brake Pedal

Hi

My 75 seems to have a rather strange brake problem. When travelling slowly (walking pace) and applying the footbrake, I can feel a vibration or kick back through the pedal most times but not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2013, 13:32
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By boater
Hi Crofts What brand are you referring to? ...

Hi Crofts

What brand are you referring to?



boater
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2013, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By boater
What do you mean by a stub?

What do you mean by a stub?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2013, 14:39
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By boater
The tyres I have at the moment are 205 65 15...

The tyres I have at the moment are 205 65 15 fitted on Crown alloys.

My previous 75 1.8 had 16 in Union alloys fitted with Sunny tyres that "hummed" at 30/40 mph on some surfaces but were quiet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2013, 19:16
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By boater
I would love to buy 4 quality tyres for £200 but...

I would love to buy 4 quality tyres for £200 but Uniroyal rain expert are currently £79 each fitted at Blackcircles online. Others are equally or more expensive.




boater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2013, 16:56
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By boater
Interesting stuff!! The Maxxis tyres that...

Interesting stuff!!

The Maxxis tyres that are fitted are not directional but the Prime Well tyres are directional and fitted correctly.


boater
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2013, 14:23
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By boater
I appreciate that cheap tyres tend to be noisier...

I appreciate that cheap tyres tend to be noisier but have had them on other cars without having this problem. It is bad enough to spoil the driving experience.

Barum Bravus tyres have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2013, 13:36
Replies: 23
Views: 2,417
Posted By boater
Noisy Tyres!

My recently acquired 75 diesel has budget tyres on - 2 are Maxxis and 2 are Prime Well. They are around half worn and give a very noisy ride.

The noise becomes noticeable from around 40 mph and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2013, 21:04
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By boater
Sounds like the door latch will need replacing....

Sounds like the door latch will need replacing. They are available from Rimmers for around £20.

You will need to remove the trim panel from the door on the inside - difficult with the door closed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2013, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By boater
Thanks for that - will give it a try

Thanks for that - will give it a try
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2013, 20:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,589
Posted By boater
Sounds over complicated to me. So long as...

Sounds over complicated to me.

So long as you keep the Rover off the public highway, there is no requirement to insure it.

Leave the tax alone and transfer your insurance when you sell the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2013, 19:08
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By boater
Door Mirror Glass

Hi

The passenger side door mirror on my 75 vibrates quite badly, especially on the motorway. I am worried that it will come adrift but when I check it, it does not feel loose.

How does the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2013, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By boater
Hi Arctic Thanks for the reply - it is the...

Hi Arctic

Thanks for the reply - it is the little green beastie shown in your photo and I would be very grateful if you do have one, to send it to me as there are no local scrappy's with a 75 at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th March 2013, 19:49
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By boater
Help please - fuse type for HRW

Hi

Whilst trying to find why my heated rear window isn't working, I removed a fuse from the underbonnet fuse box and promptly dropped it and have been unable to find it!

This fuse is the one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2013, 15:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By boater
My 1.8 Club has recently developed a single ding...

My 1.8 Club has recently developed a single ding noise a minute or so after starting the engine and does it whether stood or on the move.

Has done this with just me in the car and also with a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2013, 13:56
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By boater
There are a number of garages in and around...

There are a number of garages in and around Rotherham who do MoT's for £25 and even one at £20 at the moment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2013, 13:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,141
Posted By boater
Before going for the T4 have you tried checking...

Before going for the T4 have you tried checking the connections under the seats?

That is the usual cause of the problem and the light will then stay out without having a T4 session.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2013, 20:09
Replies: 90
Views: 19,829
Posted By boater
Very useful and informative post. Thanks for all...

Very useful and informative post. Thanks for all the hard work that has obviously gone into it for the benefit of existing and future members.

One small error I spotted was that the performance...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2012, 20:46
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By boater
Hello Sean This has happened to me too. I...

Hello Sean

This has happened to me too. I found that if I turn the key and lift the lid straightaway the horn will sound but if I turn the key and wait for the lock motor to stop before lifting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2012, 19:01
Replies: 56
Views: 5,197
Posted By boater
In 2002, I bought a 2000 my 75 diesel (30K on the...

In 2002, I bought a 2000 my 75 diesel (30K on the clock) and was very disappointed with its performance below 2000rpm. My local Rover dealer had it checked out on their T4 and reported no faults....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2012, 17:47
Replies: 348
Views: 58,369
Posted By boater
I fitted a yellow poly bush to my 1.8 about 6...

I fitted a yellow poly bush to my 1.8 about 6 months ago to cure a knock when setting off.

It did cure the knock but produces more vibration on tickover especially when the engine is cold.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2012, 19:49
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By boater
You need to lock the flywheel solidly - buy the...

You need to lock the flywheel solidly - buy the correct tool and bolt it in after removing the starter motor.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2012, 22:11
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By boater
Perhaps my description was not as clear as it...

Perhaps my description was not as clear as it could be. I know the handbrake will not affect the wearing surface on the disc itself only on the inner surface where the handbrake operates.

The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2012, 21:46
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By boater
Handbrake

Today I took off my nearside rear brake disc to check over the handbrake shoes and operation. I did this because I occasionally hear a "catching" sound from this wheel when underway - but not all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2012, 18:44
Replies: 20
Views: 3,951
Posted By boater
Hi I changed the large bush on my engine...

Hi

I changed the large bush on my engine mount a few months back and have felt extra vibration at tick over since doing it.

Mine is a 1.8 petrol and of course I used the yellow bush.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2012, 19:56
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By boater
Yours will be JEL. You can check for yourself by...

Yours will be JEL. You can check for yourself by looking inside the front passenger door where the plate containing the paint and trim codes is located.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2012, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By boater
Interesting - I thought it could be exhaust...

Interesting - I thought it could be exhaust related but how did you find it was the CAT or did you just decide to change it anyway?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2012, 14:54
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By boater
rattle at 2500 rpm

Hi

My 1.8 has a metalic rattle at precisely 2500 rpm and can be heard when accelerating or decelerating. It sounds like it could be an exhaust part or something similar but there are no obvious...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2012, 18:50
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By boater
Mine will only lock the door due to a detached...

Mine will only lock the door due to a detached micro switch on the open button but has a very short range even with a new battery.

Don't know if this is normal though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2012, 18:46
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By boater
I have a fob with detached micro switch and...

I have a fob with detached micro switch and cannot see how on earth they yare soldered back in place. Can anyone explain the process preferably with pics?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2012, 20:49
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By boater
Non opening Door - MoT failure?

My O/S rear door will not always open from outside but is ok from inside.

Will this be an MoT failure?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2012, 20:35
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By boater
Jewellers rouge is available on e-bay. I bought...

Jewellers rouge is available on e-bay. I bought some last year and polished out some scratches on my MGF. Its hard work doing it manually but it does work!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2012, 20:00
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By boater
Andy Don't know any suppliers near you but...

Andy

Don't know any suppliers near you but the fob you have can be repaired. Assuming you have replaced the battery then the likely cause is the micro switches within the unit that should operate...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2012, 20:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By boater
Out of interest, can someone confirm the correct...

Out of interest, can someone confirm the correct spec. for gearbox oil please.
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