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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 16:14
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Mickyboy
If anybody needs me or needs anything Iíll be back from the 26th of April

Just letting people know, Iíve been away for a little while on urgent family business, everything is starting to settle back down and I will be available from the 26th if anyone needs anything
Many...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 13:35
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Mark, Yes mate I hadnít forgotten Iíve...

Hi Mark,

Yes mate I hadnít forgotten Iíve attached a picture of mine to add to the thread, itís fantastic to be able to preserve these cars and keep the memories alive of the fantastic service...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 07:02
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Mickyboy
Away on urgent family business

Just letting everyone know, I wonít be around this week, and I wasnít around some of last week to reply to messages sent to me as Iím looking after a poorly relative and Iím not at the yard until...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 09:22
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Mickyboy
Oh my days that was it bad condition, I had to...

Oh my days that was it bad condition, I had to look twice, Iíd have thought that the coolant loss would have be quite a serious amount
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 28th March 2021, 18:50
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah bound to have some here mate, just drop me a...

Yeah bound to have some here mate, just drop me a pm
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th March 2021, 17:18
Replies: 5
T4
Views: 380
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes if you need me Iím here just drop me a pm ...

Yes if you need me Iím here just drop me a pm
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2021, 10:09
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Mickyboy
What model is it ? Mick

What model is it ?
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 19:37
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Mickyboy
Always nice to help a member out Mick

Always nice to help a member out
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 22:04
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By Mickyboy
One of my dismantling tips I thought Iíd share

This is one of those tips Iíve always wanted to share but kept forgetting lol

If your dismantling parts on your car and dont want to lose the screws bolts washers etc, then you probably have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 20:51
Replies: 122
Views: 11,243
Posted By Mickyboy
Thanks Steve, always nice to hear your feedback,...

Thanks Steve, always nice to hear your feedback, on a separate note Iíve got the fuel burning heater up and running and itís running 2 radiators lovely, so it was nice and warm whilst I was working...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 14:38
Replies: 122
Views: 11,243
Posted By Mickyboy
Judging by the amount of people heís asked me if...

Judging by the amount of people heís asked me if itís for sale or if itís going to be for sale I would say quite a lot more than I expected in fact
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 08:25
Replies: 122
Views: 11,243
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah, I was quite pleased that Ravinder mention...

Yeah, I was quite pleased that Ravinder mention the thread again, as it gave me chance to reflect on the car, and the work that I put into it. I think Iíll be doing quite a bit of work to it in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 22:30
Replies: 122
Views: 11,243
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi mate, It’s doing fine, but I’ve put it into...

Hi mate,
It’s doing fine, but I’ve put it into semi retirement, I don’t use it very often these days, since I bought the wife a newish 2012 Freelander 2 HSE TD4, we tend to go out with the kids in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 07:52
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By Mickyboy
Another reason why Andy is such a good guy 👍 ...

Another reason why Andy is such a good guy 👍
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 17:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By Mickyboy
One careful owner & 10 careless additional...

One careful owner & 10 careless additional drivers lol, fantasy numbers in the price too.
Some adverts just make me feel :shrug:
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 20:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,332
Posted By Mickyboy
Brian is such a top bloke what a fantastic guy ...

Brian is such a top bloke what a fantastic guy
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2021, 20:00
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By Mickyboy
I couldnít agree more mate, unfortunately tho as...

I couldnít agree more mate, unfortunately tho as we both know, there are some charlatans in the industry, who are only interested in profit and taking customers for a ride, funny enough I did a T4...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 16:14
Replies: 34
Views: 2,380
Posted By Mickyboy
Cool, thanks for letting me know, I never had a...

Cool, thanks for letting me know, I never had a issue with him it was just Sean who was a pain to deal with, I remember when I did eventually receive the head unit it failed a few months later and so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 15:17
Replies: 34
Views: 2,380
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah I remember I sent a payment to Tony Fry,...

Yeah I remember I sent a payment to Tony Fry, Iíve always wanted to know who he was ?
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 15:15
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Mickyboy
Always nice to hear such positive feedback many...

Always nice to hear such positive feedback many thanks
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 9th March 2021, 15:16
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi mate if youíre still looking for the window...

Hi mate if youíre still looking for the window trim drop me a PM I think Iíve got one in stock
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 12:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By Mickyboy
Thatís why Brian is so appreciated, because heís...

Thatís why Brian is so appreciated, because heís such a nice bloke who goes the extra mile top stuff mate👍
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 20:38
Replies: 6
Ipk
Views: 447
Posted By Mickyboy
I just asked the wife what IPK stands for, and...

I just asked the wife what IPK stands for, and she said itís I Phone Killer lol
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 20:30
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Alan, The Bosch airflow meter you quoted...

Hi Alan,

The Bosch airflow meter you quoted (0 928 400 357 ) is the correct one I believe that was the Bosch part number that was supplied to MG Rover
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 18:59
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Alan, Yes us in the trade always go to...

Hi Alan,
Yes us in the trade always go to carparts4less rather than their ďretailĒ arm Eurocarparts, oh and the super sales that they offer at Euros are not even true, because my colleague Neil goes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 17:55
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Mickyboy
Euros having a sale lol, itís a 365 day sale...

Euros having a sale lol, itís a 365 day sale :shrug:............still cheaper on their sister site carparts4less tho
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2021, 15:00
Replies: 16
Views: 799
Posted By Mickyboy
Just signed 👍 Mick

Just signed 👍
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2021, 11:18
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah what a pain they are to fit, and last time I...

Yeah what a pain they are to fit, and last time I purchased one it was £40+ and only lasted a few years before failing again, now I only fit 5ís and they seem to last for ages, my top tip for anyone...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st January 2021, 18:10
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Ravinder, Iím sure Iíve got plenty in...

Hi Ravinder,

Iím sure Iíve got plenty in stock mate just give us a shout
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2021, 12:47
Replies: 33
Views: 1,694
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Mark, I have cover with smart rescue.co.uk I...

Hi Mark, I have cover with smart rescue.co.uk I called them out once when my father-in-law had a fuel pump failure in the ZT which was a 2004 model no questions asked, delivered the car up to my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2021, 11:30
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Mickyboy
I donít think it will affect MG U.K. (Chinese)...

I donít think it will affect MG U.K. (Chinese) that much, it certainly wouldnít affect me as I would even contemplate buying one of these anyway, Why would I ? When Iíve got a far superior car in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th January 2021, 20:29
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mickyboy
The gearbox isolator unit is fitted at the top of...

The gearbox isolator unit is fitted at the top of the front of the autobox, Iíd be a little surprised if that was the issue, have you checked the spade terminal on the starter motor

Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2021, 20:24
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Mickyboy
I hope that this happens mate, these second hand...

I hope that this happens mate, these second hand ones are completely useless these days, fortunately for me a car came in about 8 weeks ago before xmas that had a perfect one that had all elements...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2021, 11:00
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Mickyboy
Public thanks to Steve (Arctic)

Just a public thanks to Steve for sorting me out some stuff and posting it to me to help sort out the heating in my workshop. Very much appreciated and very kind of him, Iíll say it again TOP BLOKE 👍...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2021, 12:14
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By Mickyboy
Nice one mate, if memory serves me correctly they...

Nice one mate, if memory serves me correctly they have T-JET, engine with straight 4 cylinders, with 4 valves per cylinder
Max power output
180 hp (132 kW) @ 5500 g/m
Max torque
250 Nm @ 3000...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2021, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Mickyboy
As Andy says you can remove it without the...

As Andy says you can remove it without the battery disconnected Iíve done it hundreds of times in the yard but if you want to be on the extra safe side you could pop the SRS fuse
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2021, 18:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,159
Posted By Mickyboy
Not a bad buy but from a brief look I noticed...

Not a bad buy but from a brief look I noticed roof lining coming away at the rear, load cover grip missing, and passenger door card fabric gone saggy was also for sale a few months ago for £1200, so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2021, 18:00
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By Mickyboy
Personally I like to remove the passenger seat if...

Personally I like to remove the passenger seat if you donít have a extra pair of hands, I find for the time it takes to remove the seat and refit it just helps stopping it getting creased, and of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2021, 17:41
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Mickyboy
I’d say so if it’s been done as part of the...

I’d say so if it’s been done as part of the halogen headlamp unit conversion, Mark (sworks) will probably clarify this more clearly, but this part is also interesting too as the wiring will be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2021, 17:18
Replies: 42
Views: 3,095
Posted By Mickyboy
Direct from my online testing manual. 4.1.4...

Direct from my online testing manual.

4.1.4 Headlamps - Compliance with requirements - Changed sentence from 'Existing halogen headlamp units should not be converted to be used with HID bulbs. If...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2021, 15:39
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Mickyboy
The turbo is so reliable I think I’ve only ever...

The turbo is so reliable I think I’ve only ever sold 2 in all the years, I’ve got a few in my stores tho
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 20:42
Replies: 22
Views: 2,184
Posted By Mickyboy
As soon as I saw the item location being in...

As soon as I saw the item location being in Huddersfield, I clicked off the page Iím sure we all know about this guy if not just drop somebody like Brian a message.
Oh and from the quick glimpse I...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th January 2021, 17:59
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Mickyboy
Got loads of steering wheel airbags here just...

Got loads of steering wheel airbags here just drop me a pm
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd January 2021, 21:17
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By Mickyboy
Iím sure I could probably dig you one out from a...

Iím sure I could probably dig you one out from a car in the yard, I love being upside down messing with the pedals lol, just drop me a PM
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2021, 09:35
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Mickyboy
Happy new year letís hope itís a better one eh

Hope everyone has a great 2021 and we get back to some type of normal, this last year has been so difficult as a business, but thatís nothing compared to people who have suffered at the hands of this...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st December 2020, 09:44
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Mickyboy
Bound to have one just drop me a pm and Iíll have...

Bound to have one just drop me a pm and Iíll have a look when Iím down my yard
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2020, 09:31
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah if someone rolled up at my garage and took...

Yeah if someone rolled up at my garage and took my sign Iíd be like:icon_redface:
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 00:42
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Mickyboy
When I did my Freelander 2 TD4 a few months ago I...

When I did my Freelander 2 TD4 a few months ago I changed the water pump timing belt and tensioner all at the same time, itís a personal opinion but I always do the ďsetĒ it just seems logical that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 20:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mickyboy
What heat are you using ? for the DIYer map gas...

What heat are you using ? for the DIYer map gas is probably the best.

Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 853
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve with Andy on this one, 3M is the way to go,...

Iíve with Andy on this one, 3M is the way to go, screwing them on can lead to delaminating in the long term.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 18:43
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By Mickyboy
Top stuff Andy another one sorted by a diamond...

Top stuff Andy another one sorted by a diamond geezer 👍

Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 18:42
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Steve, Current scrap value is in Kent is...

Hi Steve,
Current scrap value is in Kent is £192 for a 75 subject to it being complete, ie cat present, as thatís nearly half the value. but I do know prices fluctuate a bit around the country. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 22:54
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Simon, Thanks for keeping the post open, it...

Hi Simon,
Thanks for keeping the post open, it was only started by myself as an informative guide to assist members with any parts or other stuff they they may wish to send or receive.
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2020, 16:41
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Mickyboy
Diesel cats arenít worth the effort, prices donít...

Diesel cats arenít worth the effort, prices donít change much current value today is sub £80 as show here from my account page
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 14:42
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes mate, my contact at Royal Mail said ďitís due...

Yes mate, my contact at Royal Mail said ďitís due to the late announcement from Boris at Christmas that has caused the admin issue as other European countries have to now get there paperwork in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 14:15
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Mickyboy
It applies to both mate, anybody who states gift...

It applies to both mate, anybody who states gift on a item that they are sending abroad, will not be able to insure it for a value of more than a set amount often a very low amount,
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By Mickyboy
Parcel deliveries entering the EU and Northern Ireland a guide to help members

Iíve been looking at the rules on parcels entering the EU and Northern Ireland and compiled a guide below hopefully will help people understand there are various rules and changes taking place Iíve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2020, 12:18
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve sent people to fast lane for exhausts...

Iíve sent people to fast lane for exhausts before, they do custom work and seem pretty good, Iíd guess they would be about 1.5hrs away from you in Essex. Iíd say Rick-sta might know more about them,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2020, 17:21
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Mickyboy
Looks good on the car mate, 👍 Mick

Looks good on the car mate, 👍
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2020, 12:31
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By Mickyboy
Merry xmas everyone thanks to all my customers for your support

Hoping everyone has a superb Christmas Day, thank you to all your support this year
Enjoy your day everybody
Merry Merry xmas
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2020, 11:30
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By Mickyboy
From my MOT testing manual During the...

From my MOT testing manual

During the inspection both front doors will be opened and checked for their condition and attachment to the vehicle. The inspector will need to make sure that doors can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2020, 10:20
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By Mickyboy
When you remove the bumper you will see on the...

When you remove the bumper you will see on the back that the holes are marked for you to fit original spec sensors, then fit the original loom and feed it though the hole in the centre by the crash...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2020, 22:32
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Mickyboy
The single pump system is far better typically I...

The single pump system is far better typically I see pressure around 410.0 kpa or 4.1bar in old money two pump systems I see often run around 3.6 bar and I never sell single in pump systems they just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th December 2020, 16:40
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Mickyboy
I donít know about the BMW ones, but if you want...

I donít know about the BMW ones, but if you want a genuine one thatís been removed and tested Iíve got one for sale just drop me a PM
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2020, 09:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mickyboy
Maybe thatís why my customer said something about...

Maybe thatís why my customer said something about the biting point and it feels firmer, I bet their slave has a very slow leak, does sound small tho mate 6ml, have you used it much ?
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2020, 08:52
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Mickyboy
Your more than welcome mate Mick

Your more than welcome mate
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2020, 14:04
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Mickyboy
Good luck Dave, hope the the lingo works out for...

Good luck Dave, hope the the lingo works out for you donít be a stranger pop in and see us from time to time mate.

Kind regards Mick
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2020, 19:59
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Mickyboy
Wife said I should have dropped him a call as...

Wife said I should have dropped him a call as Iíve only got about 10 fronts and god knows how many rears in stock

And yes Andy I wouldnít have minded a little trip up to Manchester :icon_lol:
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 14:48
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By Mickyboy
Always a pleasure to help you out Anne Mick

Always a pleasure to help you out Anne
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 14:46
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Andy, Iíve cleared my inbox now if you...

Hi Andy,

Iíve cleared my inbox now if you want to message me about anything. Kind regards Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 23:02
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By Mickyboy
Happy days well done

Happy days well done
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 21:46
Replies: 54
Views: 3,291
Posted By Mickyboy
Jamiewelch ď I can get around 430nm of...

Jamiewelch

ď I can get around 430nm of torque out of a diesel.Ē

Not out of a standard CDTI clutch you wonít, just not going to happen, Iím not going to argue because when you know you know....
Forum: Items Wanted 6th December 2020, 14:36
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve probably got a few knocking about in the...

Iíve probably got a few knocking about in the stock room, just drop me a pm
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2020, 10:18
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Mickyboy
Judging by the amount of 75’s & ZT’s I see in the...

Judging by the amount of 75’s & ZT’s I see in the salvage auction that have deployed their airbags I’d say it’s not to big of a issue, I do however see other makes that are 2/3 years old that haven’t...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th November 2020, 08:43
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Mickyboy
I believe TOAF can identify it, and I had a snap...

I believe TOAF can identify it, and I had a snap on diagnostic that could, I think from memory ps scan tool will also work, but I donít use them as Iíve got a T4
Hope that helps
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2020, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Mickyboy
Andrew is referring to the SRS light mate ...

Andrew is referring to the SRS light mate

Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2020, 22:35
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Mickyboy
Anybody who fits one like that without the...

Anybody who fits one like that without the webbing shouldnít be near a car let alone working on one, words canít describe dangerous that is, I see quite a few 75ís and ZTís that the passenger airbag...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th November 2020, 20:03
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve got a window regulator here ready to go and...

Iíve got a window regulator here ready to go and can post to France just drop me a PM to let me know you still want it
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2020, 17:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mickyboy
My customer dropped me a message regarding his...

My customer dropped me a message regarding his clutch that reads as follows
ďHi Mickey,hope your well and keeping yourself and the guys up the garage safe, yeah the clutch feels ok but a bit firmer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2020, 07:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mickyboy
Good to hear mate, Iím going to try to get hold...

Good to hear mate, Iím going to try to get hold of my previous customer and see if itís still holding at there end, Iíll keep you posted too.
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 19:40
Replies: 41
Views: 2,222
Posted By Mickyboy
Having used Gtechniq I can say I was rather...

Having used Gtechniq I can say I was rather impressed with it, actually surprisingly good after some time, easy to apply and gives a nice finish, just a shame the bottle was small.
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 16:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,484
Posted By Mickyboy
Needs to be put on T4 if you was down here in...

Needs to be put on T4 if you was down here in Kent Iíd do it for you, have you checked the fuel rail pressure sensor and plug? Does it trigger the MIL light at any point?
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2020, 11:15
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Mickyboy
Fiat multipla seriously😨 that article lost all...

Fiat multipla seriously😨 that article lost all credibility with me the moment I found that on the list, fiat made some much better motors than that, I mean if you have ever worked on a multipla youíd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By Mickyboy
Correct answer, the only difference is a ecu tune...

Correct answer, the only difference is a ecu tune :}
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 12:50
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By Mickyboy
Yep I second that give BigRuss a call Mick

Yep I second that give BigRuss a call
Mick
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 11:54
Replies: 32
Views: 1,663
Posted By Mickyboy
I couldnít agree more mate, I wouldnít trust this...

I couldnít agree more mate, I wouldnít trust this mob to operate my ramp let alone the country.
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2020, 15:38
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Mickyboy
Simple answer No, very very early 75 saloon rear...

Simple answer No, very very early 75 saloon rear lights had a extra internal lens not that you would notice unless you was paying close attention.

Hope that helps
Mick
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 11:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Mickyboy
Probably another government idea to raise money by hitting the motorist

Another way for this so called government to raise money, or should I say extract Money from the motorist, 😡

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/drivers-could-charged-using-roads-23016114
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 12:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,102
Posted By Mickyboy
Happy birthday mate, enjoy it you deserve it ...

Happy birthday mate, enjoy it you deserve it
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2020, 21:30
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Mickyboy
If you need a plenum tube to fit underneath the...

If you need a plenum tube to fit underneath the ECU, drop me a PM Iíve got a few in stock
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2020, 22:33
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Mickyboy
Yep definitely the only way Mick

Yep definitely the only way
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 13:37
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By Mickyboy
Two small flat headed screwdrivers in the holes...

Two small flat headed screwdrivers in the holes help to get them undone ;)
Mick
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2020, 10:04
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Mickyboy
Happy belated birthday mate Mick

Happy belated birthday mate
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2020, 14:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Mickyboy
I tried something similar about a 6 months ago on...

I tried something similar about a 6 months ago on a customers car, that I couldn’t afford to have the clutch done on straightaway, and I haven’t seen the car back yet so can’t say whether it worked...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2020, 14:44
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By Mickyboy
Thanks guys for all the happy birthday messages,...

Thanks guys for all the happy birthday messages, Iím going to have a few drinks indoors today as Iím not working in the yard
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2020, 14:43
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By Mickyboy
I should have a decent secondhand intercooler if...

I should have a decent secondhand intercooler if that helps just drop me a PM, I might not reply today as itís my birthday and Iíve just popped on here just to say thanks to people who wished me a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2020, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Mickyboy
Enjoy the time out, spend some quality time...

Enjoy the time out, spend some quality time together
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2020, 09:46
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Mickyboy
Lol yeah just noticed that in the add.... Mick

Lol yeah just noticed that in the add....
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2020, 17:02
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By Mickyboy
If this is a continuation from your previous ...

If this is a continuation from your previous thread that I commented on then I would suggest itís most likely to be a faulty fuel pump under the bonnet, giving issues, you could test the under...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2020, 16:51
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Steve, Yeah when I posted the link I was...

Hi Steve,

Yeah when I posted the link I was kind of suggesting a quick and easy poor and go in the tank type method, those bottles that you have attached a link to I am going to buy a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2020, 09:36
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Mickyboy
This is the cheapest supplier I know of inc...

This is the cheapest supplier I know of inc postage and packing
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193735329620

Hope this helps members in keeping the costs down.
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 23:12
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Mickyboy
Bottom of the A post passenger side, easiest to...

Bottom of the A post passenger side, easiest to remove glove box and lower fuse box cover panel, And quarter plastic trim, you will see with a torch a black switch with a push down rubber on it, just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 22:43
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Mickyboy
If they did then the fuel cut of switch most...

If they did then the fuel cut of switch most likely got triggered, sometimes happens when under bonnet pump has failed, often causing hazards to flash and interior lights to come on. Went out to a ZT...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 21:13
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Mickyboy
Did the interia lights come on ? Mick

Did the interia lights come on ?
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Mickyboy
As I know a thing or two about diesel injectors,...

As I know a thing or two about diesel injectors, and have refurbished many in my time Iíd say, yes most cleaners will do a very small amount but if you want a nice spray pattern, and spray pattern is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2020, 20:58
Replies: 26
Views: 2,269
Posted By Mickyboy
I couldnít agree more, well said Andy. Mick

I couldnít agree more, well said Andy.
Mick
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2020, 18:40
Replies: 35
Views: 2,156
Posted By Mickyboy
Good to hear your home, didnít know you was in...

Good to hear your home, didnít know you was in hospital hope you get well soon
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2020, 16:26
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Mickyboy
Big thanks to Alanaslan

Big thanks to this member for kindly sending me a lovely Rover flag for my workshop, a very kind gesture a true gentleman
It will be proudly displayed in my ramp shed
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2020, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mickyboy
Thanks for attaching the bulletin, very...

Thanks for attaching the bulletin, very interesting that it was dated 2001 and that seems to be the same era that Iíve come across on the 75 diesel.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2020, 15:29
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Mickyboy
Unusual fault on customers car located today

This is now the second or third time I have come across this issue, hence I thought it would be a good idea to share my findings with everyone on the forum.

Customer contacted me after having odd...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th November 2020, 14:21
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes Iíve got some in stock, just drop me a pm ...

Yes Iíve got some in stock, just drop me a pm
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2020, 22:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes a colleague told me one was displayed at his...

Yes a colleague told me one was displayed at his local small dealership on launch night too, very interesting as it seems some dealers still had them on display until that time, very curious
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2020, 22:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes I would be very interested, if you wanted to...

Yes I would be very interested, if you wanted to sell it Iíd be certainly interested too
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2020, 20:37
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Mickyboy
Been there recently, Tesco value washing powder...

Been there recently, Tesco value washing powder is great for cleaning all the hoses
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2020, 20:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve messaged him mate, Iíll let you know what he...

Iíve messaged him mate, Iíll let you know what he says.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2020, 19:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mickyboy
Yeah I would love to get that sign Ian, but...

Yeah I would love to get that sign Ian, but unfortunately the seller wonít post it and Iím so busy with work at the moment in the workshop but I just havenít got the time to go out to Stowmarket,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2020, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,309
Posted By Mickyboy
Purchased this wonderful double sided illuminated rover dealer sign

I purchased this lovely Rover dealer sign recently for my ramp workshop, itís quite large at 4ft x 1.5ft and double sided with illumination, I canít remember exactly when they were on display, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2020, 19:58
Replies: 32
Views: 3,387
Posted By Mickyboy
I talked to Brian from time to time off the...

I talked to Brian from time to time off the forum, itís a real shame that he is not participating on the forum, not only is Brian a true gentleman and one of the most honest and helpful members Iíve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2020, 10:29
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Mickyboy
Was it the classic oil leak into the exhaust...

Was it the classic oil leak into the exhaust system, then producing the distinctive blue/grey smoke mate, Iíve seen that a few times too.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2020, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Mickyboy
Itís always a pleasure helping others out, and...

Itís always a pleasure helping others out, and keeping these wonderful motors on the road.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2020, 08:18
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By Mickyboy
If Iím reading this correctly, and Iím not sure...

If Iím reading this correctly, and Iím not sure if I am Iím just trying to interpret it, it sounds to me like youíre getting a warning coming up on the IPK, (speedo) indicating that something is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2020, 18:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Mickyboy
I did try to message you regarding this vehicle...

I did try to message you regarding this vehicle however each time I do it appears that your inbox is full because I just get this in return
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2020, 15:09
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Geoff Yeah it seems like it if you send me...

Hi Geoff
Yeah it seems like it if you send me another message Iíll keep my eye out for it. Donít know why this happens from time to time, because my inbox is not full
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2020, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Marc It sounds to me mate like youíve left...

Hi Marc
It sounds to me mate like youíve left the transponder Chip in the old case, when you open the case up you will find inside the case you will have a printed circuit board with a battery...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th October 2020, 13:18
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Mickyboy
Iíve got some used ones here if you want one,...

Iíve got some used ones here if you want one, obviously mine donít have the seatbelt warning light cable attached just the pre-tensioner, £15 including delivery
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2020, 18:39
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By Mickyboy
I might be interested in saving it, but obviously...

I might be interested in saving it, but obviously need to know a price and some more details, if the seller could drop me a pm with some details Iíll see what I can do
Love to save them if I can,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2020, 18:59
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Mickyboy
Thanks guys always nice to hear such good feedback

Thanks guys always nice to hear such good feedback
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2020, 21:51
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By Mickyboy
Itís always nice to be able to help people out...

Itís always nice to be able to help people out thatís what a club is all about
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2020, 17:38
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Mickyboy
Itís not one issue itís actually two issues i.e....

Itís not one issue itís actually two issues i.e. a faulty bulb in the back rear light bulb holder, and the LSM fault is often corrosion on the connector block where it meets at the LSM, iíve seen...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2020, 16:20
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Mickyboy
Popped over to have a look at the car earlier...

Popped over to have a look at the car earlier today, only had a 30 minute window as had other things to do like collect my daughter, but managed to get all the lights working and also sorted out the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2020, 19:30
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By Mickyboy
Yep Iíve made contact and will pop over and have...

Yep Iíve made contact and will pop over and have a look, better to see the problem first hand than just guess at it.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2020, 21:41
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Mickyboy
Top work Steve, your pictures speak a thousand...

Top work Steve, your pictures speak a thousand words, and to new members will be a real helping hand.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2020, 10:53
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By Mickyboy
Your always welcome, shame the weather was so...

Your always welcome, shame the weather was so cĒap would be good after this Covid-19 to have a good meet in Norfolk/Suffolk I like that part of the country.
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd October 2020, 14:02
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Tim Yes Iíve got one here, and the scuttle...

Hi Tim
Yes Iíve got one here, and the scuttle clips, just drop me a pm mate
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 1st October 2020, 21:12
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi Tim I can check for you tomorrow mate Mick

Hi Tim
I can check for you tomorrow mate
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2020, 07:50
Replies: 36
Views: 2,900
Posted By Mickyboy
Yes they are definitely starting to rise in value...

Yes they are definitely starting to rise in value slowly, probably to do with the good press that theyíve been getting recently
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 29th September 2020, 07:50
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Mickyboy
If Andy hasnít got any spare just drop me a PM ...

If Andy hasnít got any spare just drop me a PM
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 27th September 2020, 21:26
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Mickyboy
Dropped you a pm Mick

Dropped you a pm
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2020, 21:20
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Mickyboy
Simple answer NO !! The single in tank pump as...

Simple answer NO !! The single in tank pump as fitted to later facelift models produces in excess of 4 bar in old money The earlier two pump system has a pressure of circa 3.6 bar in old money also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 12:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,598
Posted By Mickyboy
Lol yeah nice one Andy, that brought back some...

Lol yeah nice one Andy, that brought back some memories, I remember using a can of lynx deodorant to start a mower once, got to credit the wife for that one, I remember her saying ďwhy not blast some...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2020, 12:10
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Mickyboy
Give BigRuss a call, if I had to take a stab in...

Give BigRuss a call, if I had to take a stab in the dark judging by the cranking period I would suggest possibly a injector issue, and as Mike has said I wonder if it starts in gear maybe itís had a...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd September 2020, 16:53
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi mate Iíve dropped you a private message...

Hi mate Iíve dropped you a private message regarding the switch
Forum: Items Wanted 7th September 2020, 12:28
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Mickyboy
Hazard switch

Hi mate Iíve dropped you a PM
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2020, 16:56
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Mickyboy
Youíre more than welcome Paul Mick

Youíre more than welcome Paul
Mick
Forum: Items Wanted 5th September 2020, 16:53
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Mickyboy
Hi mate Iíve dropped you a pm Mick

Hi mate
Iíve dropped you a pm
Mick
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2020, 19:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mickyboy
When BMWís start to Chuck warning lights after...

When BMWís start to Chuck warning lights after having a flat battery itís normally a sign the battery is goosed, when replacing a bmw battery make sure you get it registered on a diagnostic machine...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2020, 10:44
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Mickyboy
Eml will get triggered, but disconnecting it...

Eml will get triggered, but disconnecting it could mask a EGR issue.
Mick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2020, 07:40
Replies: 30
Views: 2,957
Posted By Mickyboy
That was a really nice video, I shall follow with...

That was a really nice video, I shall follow with enthusiasm, itís nice to see someone of your age show such a desire to own a piece of British motor history, in the video you came across as a very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2020, 03:32
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Mickyboy
delay in posting out items due to family bereavement

Just letting folks know, if you have ordered any bits from me in the last 24 hours there may be a short delay in posting out the items as unfortunately my father-in-law has suddenly passed away,...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th July 2020, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By Mickyboy
I know people who have had the klarius backbox...

I know people who have had the klarius backbox fitted and seem to find it ok, obviously not double skinned so not as good as our originals but better than some junk on the market.
Iíve added a link...
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