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Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2020, 20:25
Replies: 31
Views: 1,843
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would get a sheet of glass and stick wet n dry...

I would get a sheet of glass and stick wet n dry paper to it, and give it a diy "skim" also consider which coolant you use after, I used this

https://prestone.com/products?detail=AF2000
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2020, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By Mark Murphy
New MOT for my zt

Hello everyone, first mot in my ownership, passed with one advisory( brake pipe)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2020, 22:01
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By Mark Murphy
Did they check the thermostat etc?

Did they check the thermostat etc?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2020, 19:39
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Mark Murphy
I didn't bother with my colour, just bought some...

I didn't bother with my colour, just bought some rear bmw e46 coil springs, nice and cheap, fit good too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2020, 19:36
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Mark Murphy
Easily done, maybe you got distracted by someone,...

Easily done, maybe you got distracted by someone, or finding tools etc, tiredness, hot weather etc.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2020, 08:24
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Mark Murphy
The comments are brilliant, not laughed like this...

The comments are brilliant, not laughed like this for a while :)
Forum: Items Wanted 19th July 2020, 21:23
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Mark Murphy
Mg zt rear springs.

Mg zt rear springs (RP) Light green wanted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2020, 15:52
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Started to replace rear pads/disks on the zt, it...

Started to replace rear pads/disks on the zt, it has turned into quite a fiasco, nearside caliper piston stuck, due to rust, and noticed a broken rear spring..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 14:53
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Mark Murphy
I think the mk1 bumper looks better than a...

I think the mk1 bumper looks better than a Premium one, they remind me of an audi.And in a few years, everyone will want the mk1 one.
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2020, 11:35
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Mark Murphy
I have a brand new charger i got from aldi, if...

I have a brand new charger i got from aldi, if its any good for you? you can have it F.O.C.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2020, 21:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,078
Posted By Mark Murphy
Anyone know this car?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-ZT-260-V8-SE-2006-Only-38-000-miles/283920989441?hash=item421b027d01:g:Bm4AAOSwkJ1e7h05
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2020, 16:56
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By Mark Murphy
Bring back Borstal i say.

Bring back Borstal i say.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2020, 19:52
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Mark Murphy
Have you only just bought it?

Have you only just bought it?
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2020, 09:47
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,133
Posted By Mark Murphy
Actually that has made me think, when you are...

Actually that has made me think, when you are dead, you are just not born yet..
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2020, 13:18
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,133
Posted By Mark Murphy
I don't see how they can "fasttrack" a vaccine?...

I don't see how they can "fasttrack" a vaccine? plus coronavirus have never had one
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 16:27
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Had a new windscreen fitted in my zt, for the sum...

Had a new windscreen fitted in my zt, for the sum of £170
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2020, 21:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,126
Posted By Mark Murphy
As above post, He did mine too, Nice plates, good...

As above post, He did mine too, Nice plates, good price.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2020, 06:56
Replies: 55
Views: 3,908
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would look for an inlet leak.

I would look for an inlet leak.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2020, 22:17
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Cut the rust out of my 75 offside rear sill, the...

Cut the rust out of my 75 offside rear sill, the zt has already been done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2020, 16:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mark Murphy
Does any one know if he does a right side ?

Does any one know if he does a right side ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2020, 16:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,111
Posted By Mark Murphy
My 75 1.8 is my everyday car :)

My 75 1.8 is my everyday car :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2020, 10:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,788
Posted By Mark Murphy
High revs when cold sounds like an inlet leak to...

High revs when cold sounds like an inlet leak to me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2020, 12:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark Murphy
Many thanks for your input everyone, liners were...

Many thanks for your input everyone, liners were ok, i didn't use the uprated oil rail. elastomer gasket will be next.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2020, 19:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark Murphy
I use OAT antifreeze.

I use OAT antifreeze.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2020, 19:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark Murphy
Yes, everything checked, and cleaned very well.

Yes, everything checked, and cleaned very well.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2020, 19:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark Murphy
I'ts mls, the head saver shim.

I'ts mls, the head saver shim.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2020, 17:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By Mark Murphy
Gasket erosion.

Well, i changed the HG about 3 months ago, on my zt, now it's gone again.., but can you see the erosion to the left, my guess is that it was due to exhaust gases? Oh and the next Gasket will be a...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 09:23
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Mark Murphy
I found this: ...

I found this:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close-guidance
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 08:57
Replies: 25
Views: 1,010
Posted By Mark Murphy
Do you restore them?

Do you restore them?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2020, 11:44
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Good work, what rebuild kit did you buy?

Good work, what rebuild kit did you buy?
Forum: Items Wanted 11th March 2020, 19:55
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Mark Murphy
Are they that rare? maybe someone on here with a...

Are they that rare? maybe someone on here with a 3d printer could make a few.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Mark Murphy
Awesome, i don't know him as im quite new, but...

Awesome, i don't know him as im quite new, but have read nothing but good about him, I really wish he would come back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2020, 12:51
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By Mark Murphy
Could be the cam cover gasket.

Could be the cam cover gasket.
Forum: Was it you? 29th February 2020, 20:50
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By Mark Murphy
Rover 75, Green, cambs.

Rover 75, green, reg , GPO--- Spaldwick service station today.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Mark Murphy
You wont need to worry about colors, if you have...

You wont need to worry about colors, if you have a multimeter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 10:23
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
The manifold gasket had already been replaced, i...

The manifold gasket had already been replaced, i think maybe it was leaking, misshapen over time maybe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 21:02
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
No, because i have just renewed the head gasket,...

No, because i have just renewed the head gasket, i noticed t is a smaller hole for the coolant in the plastic manifold
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 20:58
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
I used my original injectors, no stressing of...

I used my original injectors, no stressing of wires or modification, except the map sensor hole, i had to enlarge it. This manifold is an early one with vcc on it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 20:44
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Fitted vcc manifold to my zt, makes a smoother...

Fitted vcc manifold to my zt, makes a smoother idle.
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2020, 07:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,242
Posted By Mark Murphy
Awesome, you guy's are quite inspirational :) I...

Awesome, you guy's are quite inspirational :) I quit 5 months ago, just stopped, no vape. my wife quit just two days ago, here's to a better future for all of us.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 16:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By Mark Murphy
Bargain for someone (not mine)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2002-MG-ZT-2-5-190-Saloon/333510633611?hash=item4da6c8688b:g:A6EAAOSwH1NeQTJD
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 16:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,529
Posted By Mark Murphy
I've got a 75, and a zt now, but i still look to...

I've got a 75, and a zt now, but i still look to see what is for sale :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 10:05
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Mark Murphy
I think he means, it's no blue pill, in jest :)

I think he means, it's no blue pill, in jest :)
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2020, 11:02
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Mark Murphy
Amazing career he had, didn't realise he started...

Amazing career he had, didn't realise he started acting at age 30, in 1946! R.I.P
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2020, 10:33
Replies: 49
Views: 4,814
Posted By Mark Murphy
No voltage with ignition on?

No voltage with ignition on?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2020, 07:46
Replies: 49
Views: 4,814
Posted By Mark Murphy
I think you should check the connections are...

I think you should check the connections are correct on the starter, he who diagnosed it needed a starter and battery, may have missed something...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2020, 21:38
Replies: 49
Views: 4,814
Posted By Mark Murphy
Check for water ingress in drivers footwell, have...

Check for water ingress in drivers footwell, have you got two keys? if so have you tried them both?
Forum: Zed The Ted on Tour 3rd February 2020, 19:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,905
Posted By Mark Murphy
I enjoy reading your posts, where do you get zeds...

I enjoy reading your posts, where do you get zeds t- shirts from? i too have a bear.... :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2020, 21:07
Replies: 15
Views: 2,221
Posted By Mark Murphy
I wouldn't mind the 620ti myself.

I wouldn't mind the 620ti myself.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd February 2020, 08:07
Replies: 97
Views: 6,561
Posted By Mark Murphy
A leak from heater matrix pipe inside the car?

A leak from heater matrix pipe inside the car?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2020, 15:03
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark Murphy
You have air in the coolant system, does your...

You have air in the coolant system, does your heater work?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 891
Posted By Mark Murphy
Looks good, i haven't seen a white one before

Looks good, i haven't seen a white one before
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 20:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mark Murphy
Seem to have a problem uploading pictures, i...

Seem to have a problem uploading pictures, i managed these:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2020, 19:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mark Murphy
All back together, started first go, but run out...

All back together, started first go, but run out of daylight, will post pictures tomorrow :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 20:26
Replies: 8
Views: 1,199
Posted By Mark Murphy
Had to Happen :)

Well my Mg zt HG has been breached, only had it four weeks, good job i've kept my rover 75, made a good start today striping down to get head off, quite enjoyable, even if it was raining, ordered...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would drill a 3mm hole anywhere on the lowest...

I would drill a 3mm hole anywhere on the lowest point, then put in a self tapper screw, so it can drain when you want, and not blow.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2020, 14:11
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By Mark Murphy
Mg zt insurance

I find it strange that insurance is still expensive for me, at 51, with a clean driving record, and never any claims, city insurance wanted £530 ! When asked why, "Because they are hard to get parts"...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2019, 08:45
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Mark Murphy
let's call it stop tap :icon_lol:

let's call it stop tap :icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th December 2019, 08:46
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Mark Murphy
Yes, the lenses look a little cloudy, so will...

Yes, the lenses look a little cloudy, so will need sorting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 21:05
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Mark Murphy
dull inner lights

I have really white lights, apart from the inners , which are like orange, lol which bulbs would be better?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2019, 12:46
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Mark Murphy
I feel your pain, i too have no garage, i hate...

I feel your pain, i too have no garage, i hate being weather dependent.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2019, 09:14
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Mark Murphy
What are the benefits of the alloy manifold?

What are the benefits of the alloy manifold?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2019, 08:56
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By Mark Murphy
Now i have two.

Only had my rover 75 1.8 about 3 months, so still new to me, and now i have a Mg zt 1.8T also! This forums fault lol, if i had more room i'd...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2019, 17:04
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Mark Murphy
Mg zt Carpet wanted

As title, carpet wanted as mine is soaked, and not really the weather to dry mine out, black prefered, would be great if you near me, Spaldwick, Huntingdon.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd November 2019, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By Mark Murphy
Maybe buy an oem crank sensor?

Maybe buy an oem crank sensor?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 17:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,299
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would check the battery condition, low volts,...

I would check the battery condition, low volts, or a bad earth can do this.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2019, 17:31
Replies: 91
Views: 6,851
Posted By Mark Murphy
I found this:...

I found this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32827537300.html
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2019, 16:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,392
Posted By Mark Murphy
Something i can think of is a wet ECU, as you...

Something i can think of is a wet ECU, as you were going uphill when it died.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2019, 10:45
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By Mark Murphy
I really don't like mot day, the long wait makes...

I really don't like mot day, the long wait makes me sick with nerves.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 28
Views: 3,217
Posted By Mark Murphy
key fob covers.

key fob covers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2019, 08:57
Replies: 62
Views: 4,509
Posted By Mark Murphy
Faulty fuel regulator?

Faulty fuel regulator?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 10:35
Replies: 52
Views: 2,656
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would think this is just a bad earth, or sticky...

I would think this is just a bad earth, or sticky brake light switch.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 10:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Mark Murphy
https://progressiveparts.com/hand-chain-exhaust-pi...

https://progressiveparts.com/hand-chain-exhaust-pipe-cutter-ct1793?gclid=CjwKCAjw2qHsBRAGEiwAMbPoDJ3LfZhxaSUeTh1j_H9l-ilTQgrmOYr76fw4WpexfnpGUyKF5qj72xoCwVcQAvD_BwE
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 10:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Mark Murphy
Hacksaw? Grinder?

Hacksaw? Grinder?
Forum: Items Wanted 20th September 2019, 09:29
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Mark Murphy
That's an interesting engine, what mg was it from?

That's an interesting engine, what mg was it from?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2019, 20:30
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Mark Murphy
Check for inlet air leaks,(manifold gasket?) and...

Check for inlet air leaks,(manifold gasket?) and vacuum hoses.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2019, 12:43
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Fitted new drop links, no more clunking over...

Fitted new drop links, no more clunking over bumps.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 18:42
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Fitted back the water rail, and new thermostat, o...

Fitted back the water rail, and new thermostat, o rings etc, it gets quicker the more times you do it....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 11:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,944
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would knock on a socket to take them off, if...

I would knock on a socket to take them off, if you haven't got the right remover.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 11:58
Replies: 170
Views: 254,043
Posted By Mark Murphy
Very good information.

Very good information.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2019, 11:40
Replies: 23
Views: 2,464
Posted By Mark Murphy
Maybe drain hole, or jacking point? I have an...

Maybe drain hole, or jacking point? I have an endoscope, im going to have a look at mine..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 07:33
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By Mark Murphy
I would check all earth connections.

I would check all earth connections.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2019, 21:47
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By Mark Murphy
Very good.

Very good.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd September 2019, 15:05
Replies: 546
Views: 60,487
Posted By Mark Murphy
I really enjoy reading your posts, i can't thank...

I really enjoy reading your posts, i can't thank you yet, as i'm a newbie, But thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2019, 11:30
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
I started yesterday, so today finishing refitting...

I started yesterday, so today finishing refitting heater matrix, cut the end of the pipes off, to fit over two small hoses, instead of breaking my body even more, lol, it had alot of sludge in it,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2019, 09:55
Replies: 13,519
Views: 1,161,343
Posted By Mark Murphy
Got my fan working, by fitting new gold resistor.

Got my fan working, by fitting new gold resistor.
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 30th August 2019, 18:29
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By Mark Murphy
Thank you very much for having me :) Such a...

Thank you very much for having me :) Such a wealth of information, I bought my 75 1.8 just under a week ago, and today i fixed the fan! with your help of course! I'm very hands on, just paid for...
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