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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 01:26
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, everything, and I mean everything that...

Andrew, everything, and I mean everything that has been carried out in the past five years, in a misguided attempt to "improve the environment" as their current signs proclaim on the section of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2019, 00:44
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
I am not going to comment about the seven hundred...

I am not going to comment about the seven hundred new houses being built on greenbelt land less than 1/4 of a mile from my front door.

These are being built on drained marshland, the main drains...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:49
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, Newcastle City Council is hell bent on "...

Andrew, Newcastle City Council is hell bent on " green traffic improvement" schemes, reams of badly thought out remodelling of junctions, and unnecessary narrowing of carriageways, and excessive...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:24
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Coded an NNN500340 to the ZT, went indoors for a...

Coded an NNN500340 to the ZT, went indoors for a coffee and afterwards went for a spin.

It had a sticker rather like this :duh:

https://hiluxsurf.co.uk/arev/the-ecu-doctor.gif

I got to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:17
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_9Qu9O8Kx5eQ/SdDXs6ewy-I/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_9Qu9O8Kx5eQ/SdDXs6ewy-I/AAAAAAAAAWA/b8Rip_X9284/s1600/flying+bomb+batteries2edit.jpg

Awesome :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 23:12
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By marinabrian
So the road salt??? Wrong time of year to do...

So the road salt???

Wrong time of year to do this job.......period.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2019, 11:12
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By marinabrian
It's far too late to do it this year, and will...

It's far too late to do it this year, and will cause more harm than good.

I'm sure Dawn used a company who made a nice job though ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2019, 07:56
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By marinabrian
I've no idea who said that, but it's complete...

I've no idea who said that, but it's complete tosh ;)

I've fitted a 75 master to a ZT and vice versa in the past with no ill effect, the 190 is the only variant with a different bore size, and the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2019, 18:31
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By marinabrian
Nope it's can messages failure instrument pack 3....

Nope it's can messages failure instrument pack 3.

The CANBUS controller is NLA for the NNN100692, and as you point out Rimmer Bros is out of stock of these units.

I have one or two NNN100692SR...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 22:58
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
He was just a little bit shocked, I on the other...

He was just a little bit shocked, I on the other hand only just managed to pull him out I was laughing so much :D

Whenever he's been to the beach, or simply plodging, he has never gone deeper than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 22:52
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By marinabrian
Shhhh!! don't let everyone know Nicholas, there...

Shhhh!! don't let everyone know Nicholas, there is only so much coffee one can drink :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 21:55
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Beats an unexpected cool plunge, when the land...

Beats an unexpected cool plunge, when the land ends a little unexpectedly though :getmecoat:

Behold the Great Alphonse looking more like Dumbledore :rofl:

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 21:41
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
And now he gets to play in front of the fire with...

And now he gets to play in front of the fire with his squeaky slimy balls :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 21:09
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By marinabrian
I suspect water in the EWS too ;) Brian :D

I suspect water in the EWS too ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 21:52
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
There you go, I've completed the statement you...

There you go, I've completed the statement you know you wanted to make ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 21:48
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By marinabrian
I recommend not bothering with a sandblast...

I recommend not bothering with a sandblast cabinet, unless you have a huge compressor.

These are hugely air hungry, and at a minimum for a media cabinet of the size of the one linked to, you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 19:38
Replies: 29
Views: 3,376
Posted By marinabrian
I'm asleep :bed:

I'm asleep :bed:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 13:27
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By marinabrian
Use Copaslip, and by that I mean real Copaslip...

Use Copaslip, and by that I mean real Copaslip and not generic "copper grease"

I'm looking forward to seeing the finished results of all of your hard work with this car.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 01:30
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
I surely cannot be alone here, surely this is a...

I surely cannot be alone here, surely this is a forum for car enthusiasts, not one for domestic appliances surely :shrug:

Electric cars have no soul, even the likes of the exciting (sic) Tesla.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:33
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By marinabrian
Oh yes, I seem to have not bothered to read the...

Oh yes, I seem to have not bothered to read the post fully :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:13
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Lol it's about 2 degrees outside, I had a bowl of...

Lol it's about 2 degrees outside, I had a bowl of salted caramel ice cream earlier :drool4:

Mind you a lemon top sounds good, Ronnie what time does "Nice Ice's" close in Sinking Canoe?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 00:05
Replies: 538
Views: 38,063
Posted By marinabrian
Well as it happens........... :devil:

Well as it happens........... :devil:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 00:03
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By marinabrian
I'm prepared to bet the pads are Mintex.........I...

I'm prepared to bet the pads are Mintex.........I had exactly the same issue with some Mintex pads I fitted about six weeks ago, which is why I fitted a set of Unipart ones as quickly as I could get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 23:59
Replies: 538
Views: 38,063
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, and don't I know it...............the person...

Lol, and don't I know it...............the person who I bought the parts from to repair the central heating boiler on Thursday of last week (collection only), finally came back to me on Thursday of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 22:40
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By marinabrian
It's a normally closed switch, unplug it ;) ...

It's a normally closed switch, unplug it ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 20:47
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Nowt really, I fixed my central heating, so I now...

Nowt really, I fixed my central heating, so I now have a nice warm house :drool4:

The ZT however is in disgrace, I opened the bonnet to put a different ECM on test, only to find a split in the top...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2019, 20:40
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By marinabrian
Do you not fancy it John? it's fairly local to...

Do you not fancy it John? it's fairly local to you.

Atlantic Blue is a lovely colour :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2019, 20:31
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By marinabrian
They are harsh, heavy and unpleasant to use. ...

They are harsh, heavy and unpleasant to use.

It also carried the risk of snapping the crankshaft, I've encountered three diesels with snapped crankshafts, all of which were fitted with single mass...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2019, 19:32
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Mmm, green greeness of green :drool4:

Mmm, green greeness of green :drool4:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 16:16
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By marinabrian
Yes they're in the same place relative, I've been...

Yes they're in the same place relative, I've been down this road before :cool:

Wait until the weight of the car is on it's wheel before refitting the drop links to the arb
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 14:53
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By marinabrian
You need any post MEMS 1.9 flywheel, my personal...

You need any post MEMS 1.9 flywheel, my personal choice is the Freelander version as to maximise the clutch plate and cover diameter.

The pattern of the reluctor is different completely on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2019, 02:42
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By marinabrian
Stiffnuts, as described before, can be found HERE...

Stiffnuts, as described before, can be found HERE (https://www.fastenerdata.co.uk/fasteners/nuts/prevailing-torque/metric-coarse-all-metal-self-locking-nut-with-flange-class-8-din6927.html)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 09:30
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Morning David, thanks for asking, she's home and...

Morning David, thanks for asking, she's home and very sore....now complete with a titanium plate in her arm with half a dozen screws holding it all in place.

Hopefully she'll be back up to full...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2019, 22:30
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By marinabrian
Tom Force do your remap by any chance? If...

Tom Force do your remap by any chance?

If this is the case, then reconnecting the MAF will do nothing ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2019, 19:03
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By marinabrian
Anti-roll bar links to anti-roll bar nuts - No...

Anti-roll bar links to anti-roll bar nuts - No these are stiffnuts
Anti-roll bar links to upper arm nut & bolt - again stiffnuts
Anti-roll bar saddle clamp to subframe bolts - Yes
Damper top...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2019, 08:46
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By marinabrian
Tom, give John at MGR Garage at Blaydon a call ;)...

Tom, give John at MGR Garage at Blaydon a call ;)

Find him HERE (https://www.yell.com/biz/mgr-mot-and-auto-service-blaydon-on-tyne-4232969/)

If you pop along, he will have the right switch for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 23:22
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, I've got my pinny on doing the dishes

Yes, I've got my pinny on doing the dishes
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 21:51
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By marinabrian
If only it had a real gearbox, I like that a lot...

If only it had a real gearbox, I like that a lot :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2019, 09:54
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By marinabrian
Me too :D For those who are wondering, it's...

Me too :D

For those who are wondering, it's resistor colour banding ;)

Brian :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:54
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Yes it's a nasty one John, there were two...

Yes it's a nasty one John, there were two registrar doctors there today, and they had to pull Chris's arm to align the break a little better, as it was badly misshapen.........I consider myself not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:30
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By marinabrian
Dover White

vin RJHTHC4D324781
vin_sequence 324781
off_assembly_date Tuesday, 16th March 2004 @ 12:30:04
model 75 Tourer
variant CDT Classic
num_doors 5
paint_code NDJ
brochure_model_desc R75 C1 Tourer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:22
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Thanks for that Ian :}

Thanks for that Ian :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:21
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By marinabrian
https://www.angclassiccarparts.co.uk/images/ww/ww/...

https://www.angclassiccarparts.co.uk/images/ww/ww/product/GSJ169%20Track%20rod%20ends%20new%20web.jpg

I know what that is like, could you imagine using a grease gun on a regular basis :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:03
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Drove it to A&E after Mrs MB broke her wrist very...

Drove it to A&E after Mrs MB broke her wrist very badly, had a temporary cast fitted, and it's back to the hospital tomorrow for an operation to fix it with a titanium plate :(

Not really a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 14:01
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Oh dear, time to open up the casing of your ECM...

Oh dear, time to open up the casing of your ECM then ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2019, 11:22
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By marinabrian
I suppose that would depend upon the engagement...

I suppose that would depend upon the engagement of the thread John.

The bolts supplied new are not Patchlok so thread locking compound is not required.

The captive nuts are Nyloc, so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 23:06
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By marinabrian
Is your car a single pump facelift?

Is your car a single pump facelift?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 23:02
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By marinabrian
I thought that was Catchgate? :getmecoat: ...

I thought that was Catchgate? :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 23:00
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
So EV are the future, how about 28 years ago, how...

So EV are the future, how about 28 years ago, how did the future look then?

sEZEEbAqgfc

So how will we reflect upon the wold when my children are my age I wonder?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 22:46
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
8aqQ3kFye0Q You could have had the old one I...

8aqQ3kFye0Q

You could have had the old one I removed last week from a customers car :drool4:
Forum: Photography Corner 1st November 2019, 22:30
Replies: 28
Views: 1,076
Posted By marinabrian
I don't like it, I want one like this :drool4: ...

I don't like it, I want one like this :drool4:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80341&stc=1&d=1572643782

I still haven't found my carb balancer though :mad:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 22:01
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, I'm a design engineer.............I...

Andrew, I'm a design engineer.............I specialise in factory automation and hate unions.

I also believe in manufacturing things in-house, quality products designed to last, not cheap rubbish...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 19:27
Replies: 134
Views: 3,512
Posted By marinabrian
Andrew, could you please turn out the lights if...

Andrew, could you please turn out the lights if you are the last one out ;)

Greta Thunberg if she wasn't a singularly minded would see there is little to be gained in mining huge amounts of scarce...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 18:36
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By marinabrian
The captive nuts are Nyloc ;) Plenty of...

The captive nuts are Nyloc ;)

Plenty of coppaslip on the plain shank of the bolt, none on the threadform :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 18:33
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80337&stc=1&d=1572629338

Clean up the old arms in the area arrowed, if they're the arms the car left the factory with, they are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 16:22
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By marinabrian
Take a look at your old arm, the one that wasn't...

Take a look at your old arm, the one that wasn't cut to remove it, next to the oval hole will be stamped R or L.

Match that with whatever arm that has the pivot bush inclined the same way, and you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 10:54
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By marinabrian
That is the old arm Ian ;) Brian :D

That is the old arm Ian ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 08:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By marinabrian
No Andrew, the spring cup is in the wrong...

No Andrew, the spring cup is in the wrong position, moved 10mm towards the outboard side, so the isolator must be trimmed otherwise it is almost impossible to correctly engage the locking bayonet on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 00:54
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By marinabrian
Drop forged actual original equipment...

Drop forged actual original equipment supplier........

https://cdn.autodoc.de/thumb?id=1928929&m=0&n=0&lng=en&ccf=34077766

Machined mild steel rubbish........
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 00:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By marinabrian
Of course it doesn't have to be that...

Of course it doesn't have to be that way.........you could always have your original ECM repaired, and dare I say it reprogrammed........say NNW006990 for instance :drool4:

It would certainly put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 00:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,350
Posted By marinabrian
OMG who brought the decorations down from the...

OMG who brought the decorations down from the loft :eek:

:xmas-smiley-041::xmas-smiley-041::xmas-smiley-041:

Colvert? what have you been drinking this evening??????


Brian :xmas-smiley-040:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 23:33
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By marinabrian
You're a month older than my mother..........mind...

You're a month older than my mother..........mind you she doesn't drive the 75 tourer as fast as you do your car :eek:

Me, mentally I'm ten, but I received a 50 New Pence coin for my first...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 22:07
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By marinabrian
For mounting the fuel oil cooler on diesel models...

For mounting the fuel oil cooler on diesel models ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By marinabrian
Why not give it a try? LINK...

Why not give it a try?

LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/24mm-Steel-Exhaust-Muffler-Silencer-For-Air-Diesel-Heaters-Webasto-Eberspacher/223698399920?hash=item341576b2b0:g:V0gAAOSw6ABdnbOi)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 09:37
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By marinabrian
If it's Viton, it will be fine...

If it's Viton, it will be fine John.........anyway you can't be "The Snail" that's my moniker :D

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/29/b4/ed/29b4ed671d6609ad7396f67aa130851c.jpg

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 08:29
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By marinabrian
The 'stat is a piece of cake on a BMW...

The 'stat is a piece of cake on a BMW though..........small tip John, I use a pair of miniature mole grips on the large hose clip on the 'stat housing, slide the released clip down the pipe, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 07:56
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By marinabrian
Double denim.........you chav :p: Brian :D

Double denim.........you chav :p:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 07:55
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By marinabrian
Brake and cruise are one switch, and as you have...

Brake and cruise are one switch, and as you have a V6, start by checking the vacuum actuator on the throttle body ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:59
Replies: 25
Views: 1,069
Posted By marinabrian
Exactly the scenario of the previous owner of Mrs...

Exactly the scenario of the previous owner of Mrs MB's Classicasseur..........I bought a super low mileage diesel for peanuts, then rebuilt the leaking HP pump ;)

Pump it out, then fill with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 20:49
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By marinabrian
Fit one from a ZS180 much more foulerer than the...

Fit one from a ZS180 much more foulerer than the bumpstart handle currently on blingy :drool4:

Or get another boot lid from Gary Nelson ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 17:28
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By marinabrian
Ya big tart.......doing your own stuff isn't...

Ya big tart.......doing your own stuff isn't allowed :p:

On the other hand, like Zammo once mused....."just say no"

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 09:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By marinabrian
I popped around to see my former landlord at the...

I popped around to see my former landlord at the unit........it would appear you had a excellent job completed by Painty McBadpaint.........at least in comparison to the job he turned out on the T4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 23:38
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By marinabrian
Nope Simon, I cut along a line I scribed onto the...

Nope Simon, I cut along a line I scribed onto the rubber using a pair of old dividers, I didn't nibble, and the snips I used were of the aero type.

looking at your picture, why not use a rasp to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 23:19
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By marinabrian
Or Rimmers for expense :eek: LINK...

Or Rimmers for expense :eek:

LINK (http://https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-SF106121L)



Anyway the part number is SF106121

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 23:16
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By marinabrian
LINK...

LINK (https://www.brit-car.co.uk/product.php/244721/2890/screw_no6_x_12mm___range_rover_classic___discovery_1___freelander_1)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2019, 18:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,156
Posted By marinabrian
Do a compression test, those figures are the...

Do a compression test, those figures are the worst I've ever seen, bar an old 214 where the exhaust valves were burnt out.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 23:11
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80310&stc=1&d=1572300489


I bet the MOT tester at the garage that supplied this car would have found it to be splendid too :cool:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 23:05
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By marinabrian
Hmm..........NO ...

Hmm..........NO

https://oldnavy.gap.com/webcontent/0017/657/284/cn17657284.jpg

Jumpers are for girls :duh:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 22:54
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By marinabrian
I bet it's warmer than my house......central...

I bet it's warmer than my house......central heating is goosed :(

Brrrrrrrrrian :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 22:48
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By marinabrian
[/QUOTE] John, the Angel of the North is...

[/QUOTE]


John, the Angel of the North is about 12 miles south of me ;)





Ooer Steve, I hope this is not a reference to other fora I may frequent :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 22:29
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By marinabrian
Scrap it :D

Scrap it :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 13:07
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By marinabrian
No different person entirely

No different person entirely
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2019, 10:29
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By marinabrian
Best of luck is all I can say ;) I have a...

Best of luck is all I can say ;)

I have a Weller TCP soldering station

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2019, 10:28
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
They've never had a stop John, however they...

They've never had a stop John, however they differ from commercial ramps by virtue of the horizontal part being much longer than most.

Touch wood, I've never had an issue since I made them 35...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 22:41
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By marinabrian
And if you need a key transponder programming to...

And if you need a key transponder programming to make the second key start the car, have davelincs send me the EWS ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 21:39
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Today was the day to enjoy a spot of crisp sunny...

Today was the day to enjoy a spot of crisp sunny autumn weather, so what better way to spend it, but under a nice shiny red 75 :drool4:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By marinabrian
Aye ok ok my tea was late after I manufactured...

Aye ok ok my tea was late after I manufactured some special washers for some super secure undertray fasteners :getmecoat:

Anyhoo Mr Mofo, yes I can certainly take a look at your L322 as T4 will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By marinabrian
It got me off the hard shoulder of the M1 though...

It got me off the hard shoulder of the M1 though :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 18:48
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By marinabrian
Send him a PM and ask John ;) LINK...

Send him a PM and ask John ;)

LINK (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/member.php?u=21479)

John is a quiet dealer, and loves V8's, He had a couple kicking about last time I went to his...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 11:20
Replies: 30
Views: 1,098
Posted By marinabrian
Cut 5mm from the diameter of the lower isolator...

Cut 5mm from the diameter of the lower isolator with a pair of sharp tin snips, then pare off any raggy ends with some coarse production paper.

Job done, now fit the isolators to the arm without...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2019, 21:25
Replies: 23
Views: 960
Posted By marinabrian
Yes I have ;) I shall say no more lest I...

Yes I have ;)

I shall say no more lest I incur the wrath of the man in funny coloured jeans :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 08:45
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By marinabrian
This is the type of badge I used........ ...

This is the type of badge I used........


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/3UkAAOSwpsBcruxh/s-l1600.jpg

The original photos were hosted by Photobucket, so sadly lost to time I'm afraid.

Brian...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 07:07
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By marinabrian
No need to earth anything, simply drill out the...

No need to earth anything, simply drill out the pop rivets, remove the airbag assembly being careful not to unfold it, unbend the tangs securing the badge and remove.

I did this several years ago,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2019, 20:13
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By marinabrian
Definitely signs of a blocked PCV ;)

Definitely signs of a blocked PCV ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 20:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By marinabrian
You can see why I subcontracted my old man's...

You can see why I subcontracted my old man's tourer sill repairs to Tom, this it the type of long term repair that needs to be carried out if you plan to keep your car.

Excellent workmanship...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 19:21
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Washed the building site clarts off, then drove...

Washed the building site clarts off, then drove it the 12 miles to the test station, at 70MPH in third gear.

On arrival it was apparent the DVSA inspectorate chap was doing a premises check, it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2019, 18:59
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By marinabrian
Ian, what do you reckon to these brake discs?...

Ian, what do you reckon to these brake discs? Simon reckons they will be fine :getmecoat:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 23:14
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By marinabrian
20 year old V6.......almost a launch car but not...

20 year old V6.......almost a launch car but not quite, and worryingly a non runner, anyone care to take bets on cambelt failure ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 22:51
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Good stuff John.........nice looking Anthracite...

Good stuff John.........nice looking Anthracite motor in that picture :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 22:19
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/image.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/image.php? u=29482&type=sigpic&dateline=1551723620

[ING]https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/image.php?
u=29482&type=sigpic&dateline=1551723620[/IMG]

John,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By marinabrian
The top row, forth column from the left, 5A ;) ...

The top row, forth column from the left, 5A ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 21:45
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Pulled the wife's car onto the drive, reversed it...

Pulled the wife's car onto the drive, reversed it up the ramps, and took a good look at the rear suspension........solid, but looks absolutely yuk.

Dropped it down, then up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 20:59
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By marinabrian
Pete, take a look at this picture........ ...

Pete, take a look at this picture........

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80230&stc=1&d=1571694600

Pictured are the ramps I made thirty four years ago as part of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 20:22
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By marinabrian
I wish I were a clairvoyant like you Simon, and...

I wish I were a clairvoyant like you Simon, and without viewing the car, and at a distance of 250 miles, determine there is nothing wrong with the brakes :bowdown:

Unbelievable as it may seem to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 20:00
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By marinabrian
Fuse 36 in the passenger compartment fusebox will...

Fuse 36 in the passenger compartment fusebox will have blown ;)

Not that I spent five hours looking for the exact same fault nine years ago, and these things stick in your memory :getmecoat:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 19:42
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By marinabrian
Richard, the rears need to be adjusted before the...

Richard, the rears need to be adjusted before the front, or the car will end up crabbing ;)

Full tank of fuel too, and unless you are not as rough as me, don't use a piece of string to set the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 20:05
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By marinabrian
About 14 months ago.......I'm still here ;) ...

About 14 months ago.......I'm still here ;)

Anyway Tim at Exeter Road Garage will definitely be able to sort you a working key :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 00:26
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By marinabrian
I'm thinking of a song by Electric...

I'm thinking of a song by Electric Six.........that GIF if making me feel queasy.......

Brian 🌈
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 00:18
Replies: 36
Views: 1,050
Posted By marinabrian
Simon is missing the point here ;) ...

Simon is missing the point here ;)

https://www.craigmoreonline.co.uk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/thumbnail/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/3/I/3IPIOSV1CXR.jpg

This is a flare nut spanner,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 23:55
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
It's fairly easy John, you open the attachment,...

It's fairly easy John, you open the attachment, then right click on it and head down to where it says copy image address and click on that.

You would end up with something like this if you simply...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 23:00
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By marinabrian
What I tend to do is inspect the spring, an d if...

What I tend to do is inspect the spring, an d if I find any splitting of the powder coating, I remove it back to sound stuff, eliminating the corrosion cell, and after derusting and treatment, I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 22:55
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Performed probably the last oil change of the...

Performed probably the last oil change of the ZT's life

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80230&stc=1&d=1571694600
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 22:47
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
39.81 mpg ;)

39.81 mpg ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 22:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,903
Posted By marinabrian
Well they look certainly better than the junk...

Well they look certainly better than the junk Xpart got from their Indian supplier, are the rose joint bush yokes parallel? that was one of the biggest bugbears of the Indian arms, the amount of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2019, 08:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By marinabrian
He is an individual who's opinion of himself as a...

He is an individual who's opinion of himself as a painter far outstrips his actual abilities.

You dare not criticise his workmanship, or he will go off on one :getmecoat:

This character had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 19:56
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By marinabrian
I was about to come back with an amusing comment...

I was about to come back with an amusing comment along with a picture, but I'll save that for the other forum I frequent :cool:

Looking again at Dave's picture, it's evident the bush had already...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 19:32
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By marinabrian
Yes ;) LINK...

Yes ;)

LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LAND-ROVER-DISCOVERY-2-TD4-TD5-ROVER-75-MG-ZT-KEY-FOB-CASE-REPAIR-KIT-VALEO/172320544276?hash=item281f1ad614:g:zdMAAOSwdqRXiMiY)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 19:28
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By marinabrian
That's got to be a photoshop.......nobody would...

That's got to be a photoshop.......nobody would want a pink ZT............or would they :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 19:12
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By marinabrian
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d8/14/37/d814376f56...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d8/14/37/d814376f56f9f2436b1e10538af1f0d9.jpg :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 16:41
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By marinabrian
You could get her one like this...

You could get her one like this Steve.........LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CITROEN-C15-CAMPER/254391984278?hash=item3b3af1a096:g:-wEAAOSwaiBdiLkJ)

Brian :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 16:37
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By marinabrian
YES !!, and a set of snowchains too :D

YES !!, and a set of snowchains too :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 12:40
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
Shell suit bottoms? no self respecting person...

Shell suit bottoms? no self respecting person wears such apparel :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 12:37
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
The song "one elephant fell down on my mother" is...

The song "one elephant fell down on my mother" is a classic of primary school French lessons :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 12:29
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By marinabrian
The Maestro Tandy..........no thanks :eek: ...

The Maestro Tandy..........no thanks :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: V8 Forum 19th October 2019, 21:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By marinabrian
Buy one then John, don't be disappointed when you...

Buy one then John, don't be disappointed when you drive it though, they have loads of torque, and can pull from 25 MPH to 155 without changing gear.

We are a long time dead, I scratched the V8 ZT...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2019, 20:21
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By marinabrian
Dave, have your glamorous assistant use a 17mm...

Dave, have your glamorous assistant use a 17mm socket and bar on one of the wheel nuts, and with you under the car apply either tightening or slackening force to one of the wheel nuts.

This will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 21:01
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
Right, so the minimum order is five, so at the...

Right, so the minimum order is five, so at the maximum price $75 plus shipping, or if enough for five cars, $150 for ten......I've sent an email to Jessica Zhang for more details :eek:

Oh and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:54
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
You have to love the branding chery geely...

You have to love the branding chery geely dongfeng great wall..........my sides are hurting :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:53
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
I don't know, who fancies a group buy ?? ...

I don't know, who fancies a group buy ??

Brian :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:52
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
At last the spring cup is in the right sort of...

At last the spring cup is in the right sort of place, and the ARB drop link bracket I suppose :D

https://sc01.alicdn.com/kf/HTB10Q4oMXXXXXXmXXXXq6xXFXXXo/upper-rear-suspension-rover-75-mg-zt.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:38
Replies: 57
Views: 2,915
Posted By marinabrian
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:10
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By marinabrian
I've bought from them before with no problem Dawn...

I've bought from them before with no problem Dawn :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By marinabrian
Yes the upper rear arm has folded, new ones are...

Yes the upper rear arm has folded, new ones are available for £70 per side ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 07:30
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By marinabrian
Ooh you silver tongued cavalier !! :girl2:

Ooh you silver tongued cavalier !! :girl2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By marinabrian
I've no issues personally with a cumulative...

I've no issues personally with a cumulative 250000 miles in 160 form, and the highest miler I've upgraded was just shy of 600000 :eek:

When the 160 was being developed, the intention was not to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th October 2019, 22:24
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By marinabrian
You could hoof up the A19 at the weekend and I'll...

You could hoof up the A19 at the weekend and I'll T4 the car for you........as an aside in thirteen years, I've encountered five duff EMS2000 ECM, and all with the same fault ;)

In answer to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2019, 16:02
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By marinabrian
As you can see, it is more than adequate for a 75...

As you can see, it is more than adequate for a 75 tourer, and is single phase.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=80194&stc=1&d=1571324361

It is twin hydraulic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2019, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By marinabrian
I have one identical to this........LINK...

I have one identical to this........LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2-Post-Lift-4-tonne-4000kg-Lifting-Capacity-Single-Point-Manual-Release/253077824408?hash=item3aec9d2398:g:CXAAAOSw-iRaFAOB)

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 17:49
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By marinabrian
As you have a V6, check the vacuum diaphragm on...

As you have a V6, check the vacuum diaphragm on the throttle body isn't split, and actually holds a vacuum.

Also check the vacuum pipework, from the pump to the throttle body.

The fact you have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2019, 17:30
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, that is the least of the owner of that car's...

Lol, that is the least of the owner of that car's worries.........he's also being active sought by the Dutch animal cruelty people for crimes against a bronze spaniel in Rembrandt Square :eek:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2019, 07:15
Replies: 26
Views: 1,903
Posted By marinabrian
I'd often wondered how long it would take for...

I'd often wondered how long it would take for somebody to notice that Chris ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 21:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,903
Posted By marinabrian
So do we have some high resolution pictures of...

So do we have some high resolution pictures of these arms?

I would be interested based on the fact I'm nit prepared to fit the Indian Xpart arms I have in stock.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 20:35
Replies: 38
Views: 1,553
Posted By marinabrian
You can grind away to your hearts content Andrew,...

You can grind away to your hearts content Andrew, however this won't remove the slag inclusions, undercutting, porosity, and lack of penetration.

In short it's absolute rubbish, and I wouldn't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 20:02
Replies: 38
Views: 1,553
Posted By marinabrian
https://uc3452b0953b6e57d57ec0b5ee67.previews.drop...

https://uc3452b0953b6e57d57ec0b5ee67.previews.dropboxusercontent.com/p/thumb/AAkufDR3JFDmVjlo-n4MDBEouaJYOo1olNUMbZKgduTr9V9VfpUfgRyIt3o7KEhEr-ebBBIwHA1wUlFn7caot-Tclnt9UKTJnTFGb6VNl-t1pg4BjpsCZBsPqWg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 19:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By marinabrian
Is that not supposed to be accompanied by "if not...

Is that not supposed to be accompanied by "if not sold it will be scrapped"
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 23:47
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By marinabrian
I was thinking that myself TC, and I'm sure a...

I was thinking that myself TC, and I'm sure a sharp bop with a parallel drift and a mash hammer would have worked wonders in removing the snapped stud ;)

Or if an afternoon of playing about wasn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 23:30
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By marinabrian
Sounds good to me :cool: I'm sure a...

Sounds good to me :cool:

I'm sure a hairdryer would be invaluable here, both in terms of removing the stickers from the bodywork, and drying your long platinum blond tresses :getmecoat:

Marina x
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 23:26
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By marinabrian
I'll PM you Dave's contact details Pete, I've...

I'll PM you Dave's contact details Pete, I've left my phone in the car and it's piddling down, so tomorrow now ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 22:08
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/nbUAAOSwO-RdogrL/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/nbUAAOSwO-RdogrL/s-l1600.jpg


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/FpoAAOSwM~ddogrj/s-l1600.jpg

A bit dusty, but nothing that a wash and a couple of touch ups here and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 22:01
Replies: 11,162
Views: 754,990
Posted By marinabrian
Hoofed down to Doncaster and back this evening to...

Hoofed down to Doncaster and back this evening to collect my new (to me) roll cab :drool4:

http://www.theleedenstore.com/6963-large_default/snap-on-kra2007-7-drawer-roll-cab-.jpg

As an aside,...
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