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Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2022, 18:25
Replies: 5
Views: 43
Posted By xsport
all sorted gentlemen thankyou. was all on youtube...

all sorted gentlemen thankyou. was all on youtube ... just a few presses of IPK buttons. i should have checked there first !! reason why my VAG would not do it was it cannot. i suppose it could...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2022, 17:16
Replies: 5
Views: 43
Posted By xsport
yes thanks for the replies. its the V.W golf 2014...

yes thanks for the replies. its the V.W golf 2014 im wondering if the system would not let the VAG scanner into itself , as i suppose this would be dealership territory and only accessed with the VW...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2022, 16:07
Replies: 5
Views: 43
Posted By xsport
milage reset

i bought a service reset tool from "bizzy lizzie " some time ago , for the reset of the milage service settings for my kv6 . works a treat. does anyone know if this could be used on other cars ? i...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 22:14
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By xsport
if the compressor has been running , even if you...

if the compressor has been running , even if you cannot see it , or here it , then most certainly the aircon pipe will be hot on the small diameter pipe that the trinary valve sits on. or it should...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th July 2022, 12:37
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By xsport
remote

i still have a new remote still sealed in its bag , along with its instruction manual, and satellite antenna, which came with my radioguy wince unit. still in the cupboard which i never used ... !!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 12:30
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By xsport
take the car into someone at a decent garage who...

take the car into someone at a decent garage who can first establish if you have a leak. thats your first move. dont take the word of a recovery breakdown assessment as gospel. first rule is keep...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2022, 22:30
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By xsport
another 30 degrees and you will be facing your...

another 30 degrees and you will be facing your passenger seat. ... :D seriously though , you are doing the right thing waiting to address it all at once. ... ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2022, 22:09
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By xsport
mmm .. just a touch andy .... :D

mmm .. just a touch andy .... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2022, 22:05
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By xsport
i will certainly be paying attention. .. :D

i will certainly be paying attention. .. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2022, 22:04
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By xsport
i suspect a second sprat to catch a mackerel is...

i suspect a second sprat to catch a mackerel is afoot !! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2022, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By xsport
well thats very interesting to know. thanks. i...

well thats very interesting to know. thanks. i had assumed the 2.0 litre KV6 were all the same in design as my 2.5. live and learn ..;) hence my post. was there any reason for the lack of the third...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2022, 15:32
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By xsport
they dont do a lot really , but even a little has...

they dont do a lot really , but even a little has to be better than nothing i suppose... ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 26th July 2022, 15:29
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By xsport
i dont think the mgrover rear screen arial...

i dont think the mgrover rear screen arial version was too brilliant anyway even when new. you can buy front screen dab arials , which i have got , but in all honesty its still pretty bad in most...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2022, 15:21
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By xsport
i doubt that it is the original system. it should...

i doubt that it is the original system. it should be stainless. second it would have three 02 sensors. third. the two cats would have been stamped and numbered. fourth the original would have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2022, 13:13
Replies: 35
Views: 1,845
Posted By xsport
having spoken to him a few times, i think he...

having spoken to him a few times, i think he would do a re run of them. but that would depend on volumes required. most KV6 and diesel owners dont really want them, so its a 1.8 bulk of customers to...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th July 2022, 00:21
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By xsport
yes i see what your saying. the main problem is...

yes i see what your saying. the main problem is with the DAB transmitters. coverage in certain areas are brilliant , where as others are virtually non existent. so a lot depends on where you live,...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th July 2022, 00:07
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By xsport
does not sound encouraging does it . did you see...

does not sound encouraging does it . did you see any signs of contamination or corrosion colour changes in there ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 23:59
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By xsport
hi Nathan. Glad to note that your aircon is now...

hi Nathan. Glad to note that your aircon is now up and running.nice to hear. ;) can i ask just for curiosity sake: when you did your original aircon test , was the car cold and with the engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 23:20
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By xsport
i think the posts i read were about opening them...

i think the posts i read were about opening them up to see why some of the lights were not functioning , or working. yours was a straight forward re-attatch. might look out for some screwfix adhesive...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 22:45
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By xsport
Has there been any work done around that area ,...

Has there been any work done around that area , or has this suddenly started to happen. there are hose connections as well in that area up towards the filler cap that if disturbed can come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 16:24
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
i would be inclined to lean towards an...

i would be inclined to lean towards an intermittent fault being present on that particular car simon.rather than that particular case being a definitve conclusion of variations. as you are aware ,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 15:36
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
of course . thats what im saying ron. if the...

of course . thats what im saying ron. if the older models were any different for a slow speed fan test using the "aircon button test" jules would have mentioned this. he has repaired and serviced...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 15:19
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
im pretty sure JULES would have mentioned any...

im pretty sure JULES would have mentioned any differences , with the older versions doing a slow speed fan test but ... :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 15:11
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
oh i see simon. so the demist test will work with...

oh i see simon. so the demist test will work with the aircon switch in either the on or off position ? ok , it seems there are a lot of posts on here incorrect , that give people the wrong...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th July 2022, 12:44
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By xsport
i suppose andy its all about your budget and and...

i suppose andy its all about your budget and and what you want to spend. the kenwoods / sony etc are good but you need to pay a lot of cash to come up to the full monty. it depends if you want...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 12:32
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By xsport
superb pictures arctic. great info for DIY boys....

superb pictures arctic. great info for DIY boys. keep up the brilliant work. fantastic and a massive credit to the club. ..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 12:26
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
so to clarify. the demist test is only a rad fan...

so to clarify. the demist test is only a rad fan test. i would imagine that if demist function was to work properly to clear a screen, then the air con button would have to be pressed into the on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2022, 11:47
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By xsport
yes thats correct. It is highlighted in a very...

yes thats correct. It is highlighted in a very detailed post made by jules a few years ago. its the one with recommendations on how to check the radiator fan on demist, it clearly states this. i...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 23:54
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By xsport
quite possible indeed , as is any intermittent...

quite possible indeed , as is any intermittent bad connection. hence a visit to chris might reveal some answers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 22:10
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By xsport
i have never removed or fitted one, but i have...

i have never removed or fitted one, but i have read about them being a problem to reseat . the clips apparently can snap like carrots. have a search on the google search bar above and read a few...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 21:48
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By xsport
i think a run over to chris is your best way...

i think a run over to chris is your best way forward on this, after checking out what you can it will be your best option before you go to a garage and unzipping your wallet big time ... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 21:40
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By xsport
i believe the cruise vacuum module lives...

i believe the cruise vacuum module lives somewhere down below the offside bulkhead below the firewall. it does have a vacuum pump together with its gubbins. i cant remenber if it has a plug to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 21:09
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By xsport
The new sensor will be a tight fit to get back in...

The new sensor will be a tight fit to get back in anyway.given the age of the backplates you will probably need to clean the sensor bore hole out and again the top mounting area where it has to sit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 20:33
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By xsport
you may be better buying a new sensor whilst your...

you may be better buying a new sensor whilst your at it. you may well get away with cleaning the sensor face if your lucky. if not , the odds are stacked against removing the old one without damage....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 20:20
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By xsport
yes GSF have been selling on ebay. recently i...

yes GSF have been selling on ebay. recently i bought brembo front and rear pads for swmbo"s civic. mintex they sell as well. my thinking was that with them being a reputable supplier , i would not...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd July 2022, 21:23
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By xsport
android

For how much they are amanda, you might as well buy a new one from ebay etc. xtrons are popular at the moment as are erisin units.always a gamble with second hand units regarding longivity. have a...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 17th July 2022, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By xsport
you should have a sequence to go through on your...

you should have a sequence to go through on your unit instructions to set up the navigation. together with its own stand alone ariel. you dont say what make it is , as others may be able to give you...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th July 2022, 17:13
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By xsport
cards

hello john. i have IGO 8 and IGO PRIMO . both micro cards . p.m. sent
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 21:58
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By xsport
names and addresses of the people who were...

names and addresses of the people who were involved in the trafficking will not be made public. that includes the illegal " foster" parents who worked him like a slave. i suspect there were many...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2022, 18:37
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By xsport
some people are not sure how to disconnect or...

some people are not sure how to disconnect or connect the sensor or abs plugs correctly. just check it is seated fully. engine bay front , boot rear seat area rear. worth a quick look.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2022, 13:54
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By xsport
do you get good millage mike from the greens mike...

do you get good millage mike from the greens mike ? i have been tempted but was never sure what discs to pair them with. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2022, 22:23
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By xsport
i did compare the pads shape and sizes on the...

i did compare the pads shape and sizes on the "dog ears " of the pagids to original old rover pads , which i bought from another member on here. there was quite a difference on shape and size....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2022, 22:15
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By xsport
used pagid for years and years. i now only buy...

used pagid for years and years. i now only buy their discs and couple them with brembo or mintex. i had a lot of issues with the spring retainers at the piston side ,not riveted central to the pads...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2022, 22:01
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By xsport
seem to recall scuttle panel clips need sealing...

seem to recall scuttle panel clips need sealing in some instances.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2022, 21:55
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By xsport
you dont say if you had new pad warning switch...

you dont say if you had new pad warning switch replaced. if it came on before , it will come on again if worn. as above check the wiring for any damage along the cable length.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 7th July 2022, 19:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
Forgot to mension wedgewood blue 2 paint , and...

Forgot to mension wedgewood blue 2 paint , and well faded ..
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 18:35
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By xsport
PUTINS happier

Well boris hits the road. I bet putin is happy with that. i think ben wallace could carry on the fight , if he gets the job....
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 18:30
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
We dont want to be " DRAGGED " out of the union,...

We dont want to be " DRAGGED " out of the union, which echoes a well known comment. I wonder how long the scots free tuition fees would last, its a nice thing for the younger people and very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2022, 18:19
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By xsport
You could offer to sell it to him. pity he does...

You could offer to sell it to him. pity he does not own one .. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2022, 18:12
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By xsport
my understanding is ( i may be wrong ) the car...

my understanding is ( i may be wrong ) the car is ,and always will be ,what it was registered as, when first registered. Its about making money ,not emissions im sorry to say .
Forum: The Valeting Forum 7th July 2022, 18:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
great videos for a newbie like me. thanks andy....

great videos for a newbie like me. thanks andy. been looking in my shed for some detailing products. found : 1. bilt hamber white clay bar (new still in box with powder coating.) 2. maguires ultimate...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2022, 13:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
yes i know they are a pain to release. it will go...

yes i know they are a pain to release. it will go eventually if you stick at it. i know your temped to leave it for now but you will only put the job off , and have to revisit again. if you remove...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2022, 13:04
Replies: 13,863
Views: 1,524,312
Posted By xsport
you know what people say ... " ITS NEVER OVER...

you know what people say ... " ITS NEVER OVER WITH A ROVER " to be expected with these cars now but they are still worth the effort. .. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2022, 12:59
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By xsport
tech problems help

it would help yourself and others asking for help or advice, if the car model/ engine and gearbox type were included in the members request post. sometimes it is not even posted in the members...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2022, 12:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
have a look under the bellows to see if the...

have a look under the bellows to see if the circlips have been dislodged.thats all your looking for. if they are still ok then your good to go. change the lower arm while your in there if you have a...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 5th July 2022, 11:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
AZUR thankyou for your inputs , both of you much...

AZUR thankyou for your inputs , both of you much apreciated. ... :D
Forum: The Valeting Forum 5th July 2022, 11:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
thankyou andy. bought the rupes yellow pads...

thankyou andy. bought the rupes yellow pads 155mm. will try with my maguires uc gingerly first. its an expensive game as im beginning to find out. ... :D would this be dry or wet application...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2022, 22:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
i dont think you will remove the subframe taper...

i dont think you will remove the subframe taper bolt without removing the 2 bush bolts. dropping down on to something wont do alot as the pin is at an angle and does not hit flush anyway. after the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2022, 21:50
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
have you tried the chain method underneath the...

have you tried the chain method underneath the arm .. this is the way i do it.if you have a haynes manual theres a picture of it in there . i never try to open the jaws of the clamp in the hub...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2022, 19:13
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By xsport
oh well thats good news. i was going to suggest...

oh well thats good news. i was going to suggest just a few small blobs in a circle in the centre should hold well enough.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2022, 15:05
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
i presume you have the pinch bolt removed from...

i presume you have the pinch bolt removed from the bottom joint, cos if not it will never come out . it usually works for me to have a long bar under the lower arm attatched with a chain or rope so...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 4th July 2022, 14:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
thanks. what cutting compound for these pads...

thanks. what cutting compound for these pads would you recommend. will they clog up from the top layers ? if so would i need more than one to do the front bumper , and a buffing pad .. :shrug:
Forum: The Valeting Forum 4th July 2022, 14:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
thanks azur for the advice. problem is im working...

thanks azur for the advice. problem is im working outside on the road and dont have facilities for any spraywork to be carried out in all weathers !! im just looking for a quick fix for now with a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2022, 14:19
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By xsport
i would imagine so. im not sure if they list...

i would imagine so. im not sure if they list certain araldite products for different classes of bonding.should be able to see on ebay whats available.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2022, 23:11
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By xsport
A good dose of araldite 2 part mix should sort...

A good dose of araldite 2 part mix should sort it. have you tried it . ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2022, 16:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
thats the circlip inside the inner cv joint come...

thats the circlip inside the inner cv joint come out. once the bellow is pulled back you have to separate the two halves , which is normally quite stiff to do. it should press/knock back in if it has...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd July 2022, 16:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By xsport
the wires for the steering controls (the colours...

the wires for the steering controls (the colours above) should be in the cars loom already. you can either populate the adapter loom via the plug , or if not route them separately to your unit. Not...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 3rd July 2022, 16:20
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
Forgot to mention type of pads to use . I need to...

Forgot to mention type of pads to use . I need to buy a set i think to cut and polish and buff . .. ;)
Forum: The Valeting Forum 3rd July 2022, 15:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By xsport
cutting compound advice

Need some advice please if anyone can help. I used an aerosol ready mixed for me at my local paint/factors shop. ... :duh: I have used them before and to be fair the colour match was pretty...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 16:36
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By xsport
If ronnie wants to wear a kilt then thats up to...

If ronnie wants to wear a kilt then thats up to him ... surely ..:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 16:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
ED. please make sure you check out my post number...

ED. please make sure you check out my post number 12. before you finish the job. it is highly likely to be correct.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 16:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
Ed is it possible that the shaft on the inner cv...

Ed is it possible that the shaft on the inner cv joint has come out a little ? it is a used part isnt it. There is a circlip that joins the cv shaft to the joint inside the boot. If this has come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 15:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
Most people cut a few mm off the thread of the...

Most people cut a few mm off the thread of the top mounting bolt of the droplink.They are too long anyway and stop you getting a ring spanner on or off. Arctic has a thread on here to help.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 15:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
Ed , is the drive shaft fully home inboard, try...

Ed , is the drive shaft fully home inboard, try rotating left to right applying a little inwards pressure on lifting the hub. Whilst your in there check that the tab on the rear of the shocker strut...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 14:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
The drive shaft can come out of its location....

The drive shaft can come out of its location. especially if you have dropped and turned the hub too far whilst fitting. some people support the hub from underneath whist working to stop the hub from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 14:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
ED. the springs should have a rubber/plastic seat...

ED. the springs should have a rubber/plastic seat at the base to seat it. Also the spring needs to be rotated up to the end stop whilst fitting. I have had cases where if this is not done, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 14:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,567
Posted By xsport
is the driveshaft the correct length ? . That is...

is the driveshaft the correct length ? . That is a question that seems hard to establish. i know that there are auto and manual sizes , and also different lengths listed on autodoc under their...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2022, 14:19
Replies: 131
Views: 5,969
Posted By xsport
Just rang up this morning, the welcome break...

Just rang up this morning, the welcome break services at leicester forest east . They have the typical north and south bound services facing each other on the M1." Nope " was the answer ," we dont...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 23:44
Replies: 131
Views: 5,969
Posted By xsport
the big players in LPG have all pulled out. Here...

the big players in LPG have all pulled out. Here in leicester im struggling to find anywhere. None of the supermarkets here sell it. None of the big garages shell/bp have all stopped. i have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2022, 15:54
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By xsport
the crunching noise does not sound healthy.Was...

the crunching noise does not sound healthy.Was the bearing put in properly ,without damage to the bearing and reluctor .. just a thought .
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 30th June 2022, 15:45
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
looking through my kenwood wiring diagram that...

looking through my kenwood wiring diagram that came with the unit which is only 2 yrs old today. It says to wire the unit via red wire for ignition only. That is the default wiring for my unit. It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2022, 23:01
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
the exhaust is only few minute job. You need to...

the exhaust is only few minute job. You need to just whip off the rubber hangers . support the flexi join from underneath. even then it gets under your feet .... :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 21:15
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By xsport
apparently the "facelift "models were the worst...

apparently the "facelift "models were the worst ... :D
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th June 2022, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
STU, are all the other controls on the steering...

STU, are all the other controls on the steering working ok ? horn/cruise etc . have you checked .. the cruise roadsign should appear on the screen.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 19:30
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By xsport
Stewart. Post again in the ICE section on both...

Stewart. Post again in the ICE section on both boards. There is one also for the stock high line systems. some clever clued up guys on there. worth a try...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 19:21
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
Gordon brown was a canny scot indeed. He was and...

Gordon brown was a canny scot indeed. He was and still is a strong supporter of the union. He sold off 400 tons of the UK gold bullion reserves. Left the UK with around 325 tons only in reserve. He...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 18:51
Replies: 19
Views: 3,652
Posted By xsport
Dont put any in there.Just make it as clean as...

Dont put any in there.Just make it as clean as possible.the bearing is sealed anyway. Brush away any rust/dirt debris that you see. A little dob on the driveshaft splines wont i suppose do any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2022, 18:29
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By xsport
Not so sure about the Indian arms bit .. :eek:

Not so sure about the Indian arms bit .. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2022, 18:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By xsport
the exhaust catalogue is all over the place with...

the exhaust catalogue is all over the place with rimmers. Those bore sizes do not correspond with reality , and whats on your car . I spent nearly an hour on the phone once to rimmers stores as he...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th June 2022, 18:11
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
Oh i see. your set up is different to mine. i...

Oh i see. your set up is different to mine. i didnt use the stalk lead. just steering buttons and a standard connects2 unit. my connects2 has one input lead only and couples to the unit which in turn...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 17:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
yes andy your right. All the same tank on...

yes andy your right. All the same tank on petrols. Just the part numbers being altered probably due to bmw or mgr part number change overs or prices or whatever. Martin should be able to syphon...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th June 2022, 23:07
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
did you follow the instructions for the connects...

did you follow the instructions for the connects 2 single wire connection ? you just use the one input wire on that and the adapter does the rest. if you buy another then you could wire the unit to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 22:27
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By xsport
The main problem with cost is down to how the...

The main problem with cost is down to how the insurance company risks your area or postcode. It seems now that even if you live in a very good area , then you can still pay a big premium. They now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 22:10
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By xsport
Try putting this in the wanted section as it may...

Try putting this in the wanted section as it may help with more views.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
Just a bit extra if it helps. if i remember...

Just a bit extra if it helps. if i remember correctly , if the shocks are unbolted at the bottom bolts to the radius arms , this should allow the arms to drop down further and give you some extra...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By xsport
If the slight increase in noise does not bother...

If the slight increase in noise does not bother you, then for the one off price you will pay , for the cat back system , its a no brainer. You will save money in the long term and hassle free , is a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:06
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
Thankyou simon for your time and efforts for...

Thankyou simon for your time and efforts for others. much appreciated. .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 21:04
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
im pretty sure that the tank can be manipulated...

im pretty sure that the tank can be manipulated over the handbrake cables , without disconnecting at either the hubs or compensator. release the handbrake lever fully and it should come out with a...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
The pensions row will emerge soon. As i...

The pensions row will emerge soon. As i understand it, state pensions paid today are to fund the retired state pensions paid currently. Not paid now for a future date. Its a benefit ,as are tax...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By xsport
No wonder the BBC dont have money for those of us...

No wonder the BBC dont have money for those of us that want to watch england matches.... Hope they have saved some cash for the world cup... and yes its the womens revenge time now. .. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 14:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
The tank will come out without releasing the...

The tank will come out without releasing the cables from the backplates. they will need disconnecting from the compensator and along their routes to the backplates. If the subframe needs dropping...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 13:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
hello martin , been trying to do some digging for...

hello martin , been trying to do some digging for you. It seems that the petrol tanks on all variants are the same. Even the V8 looks to be the same tank and pump and filter. The only petrol tank...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 21:56
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By xsport
Not from an economical point of view, but of...

Not from an economical point of view, but of interest. Rimmers £350 plus postage for complete new shaft complete. Autodoc"s start at £106 upwards for the shaft complete. Lots of makes available. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 21:35
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
hello again martin. Been trying to get this...

hello again martin. Been trying to get this thread moving for you but its slow taking off. There are people who do know the ins and outs of these pumps individually. In other words you need someone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 16:39
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By xsport
if you have got the shells then any bearing...

if you have got the shells then any bearing reputable supplier should be able to identify and source one , i would have thought.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th June 2022, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
is the radio/unit working manually : without...

is the radio/unit working manually : without steering wheel controls ?
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th June 2022, 16:29
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By xsport
does it say which way round to connect the new...

does it say which way round to connect the new unit .some are live permanent and some only on the ignition on . it should have mentioned on connects 2 leaflet install. Its been a while now since i...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 11:46
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
Thanks simon . I did indeed mean the filter ....

Thanks simon . I did indeed mean the filter . .... :o Glad you pointed this out , i knew i should have gone to bed earlier ....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 23:05
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By xsport
Is the servo working ok ? im a petrol head and...

Is the servo working ok ? im a petrol head and there are posts on here how to check the servo function of diesels and what to check. Have a google on the search bar. Hope the pistons were nice and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:50
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By xsport
If you have the haynes manual, then follow that....

If you have the haynes manual, then follow that. It wont be far out from the RAVE version, although it does have mistakes in the manual. its generally ok. If you read most of the haynes manual is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
The earlier pumps were better as they escaped the...

The earlier pumps were better as they escaped the fabled orange clip senario of coming unscrewed. I presume this is for your KV6 . You will be able to identify the two pump types apart by looking at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 22:01
Replies: 22
Views: 1,453
Posted By xsport
hi martin. i know that the exhaust should not be...

hi martin. i know that the exhaust should not be a problem.it can be rested and supported under the flexi.just in the way a little but working around it is ok. Im not in a position to advise on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By xsport
i gave up on the 3M tapes a while back. what i...

i gave up on the 3M tapes a while back. what i found was they deteriorate under high temps. I now use the GORILLA transparent double sided tape. its very strong. Its expensive but good. i now use it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:18
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By xsport
Without seeming rude in any way. The steering...

Without seeming rude in any way. The steering wheel is tight isnt it .... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 21:16
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By xsport
That will be for you to investigate. Any small...

That will be for you to investigate. Any small turn of the wheel should respond with a roadwheel steering response. That is provided the columb clamp at the base of the steering columb to wrack is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By xsport
thankyou simon. Yes i did buy the carbon products...

thankyou simon. Yes i did buy the carbon products versions. renewed all 4 , even though the slow speed earth was the only significant one in need of replacing. im not an aircon "must have on " driver...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 20:12
Replies: 29
Views: 2,080
Posted By xsport
insurance

sent P.M to your inbox.
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 19:57
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By xsport
And that coupled with self level 4x4 off road...

And that coupled with self level 4x4 off road computer capabilities, it does not bode well for a trouble free system. looks better without a towbar being present outside a mayfair hotel. This is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2022, 19:29
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By xsport
I admire your honesty and courage to admit your...

I admire your honesty and courage to admit your oversight !! ... and the upside to all this .. ? It has now sorted out your problem , so Alls well that ends well. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2022, 22:42
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By xsport
Helped me out a few times too.well done MAT and...

Helped me out a few times too.well done MAT and CO .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 19
Views: 3,652
Posted By xsport
I would change the bearing while its off. that...

I would change the bearing while its off. that can be done by hand but i would recommend that it is pressed in using a hydraulic press to avoid damaging the bearing. some garages would do it for you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2022, 22:29
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By xsport
zcs codes

i have kv6 3 speed fan /4 wire fitted. if i were to fit jules revotec fan myself, does the control box need altering in any way ? and secondly , will i need a session on T4 for zcs codes . would EP...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd June 2022, 20:43
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By xsport
Best of british rover do replacement virgin...

Best of british rover do replacement virgin circuit boards. they come with serial number codes and will need coding by t4 i believe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2022, 19:52
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By xsport
Sadly not. you cannot really see what your doing....

Sadly not. you cannot really see what your doing. You could by feel, risk it and try to clean out the old plastic and whatever else with the help of a mirror and torch , but given the hassle ,i would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 23:18
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By xsport
If the cat does prove to be broken, whatever you...

If the cat does prove to be broken, whatever you do , dont part with it.they fetch really good money ... even broken. dont let a garage relieve you of it as they will cash it in. you may be suprised...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 18:38
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By xsport
depends if Arctic still has copies. some of the...

depends if Arctic still has copies. some of the photos on here were lost forever.photobucket i think.no doubt arctic will help if he can....;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 18:06
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By xsport
eventually yes.was offered a replacement set but...

eventually yes.was offered a replacement set but declined. paypal sorted the rest ....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:54
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By xsport
whilst jacked up with both wheels off the ground,...

whilst jacked up with both wheels off the ground, and with the steering lock disengaged , the steering wheel will spin , and when it gets to the end of its turns it will bump. Mine has always done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By xsport
The large bearing housing that transmits the...

The large bearing housing that transmits the drive shaft to the offside front wheel , have for some members been an issue once they get worn and show signs of play. They can be replaced . You could...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 12:31
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By xsport
Glad you did not buy the borg and beck. i bought...

Glad you did not buy the borg and beck. i bought on Ebay the same ones,front and rear and had to send them back. Two had no through holes in 2 of them !! Due to over crimping at the patheticly soft...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 12:13
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
A tiny group of agitators about sums it up. Until...

A tiny group of agitators about sums it up. Until the SNP get a true and workable majority at the ballot box,i doubt they will ever have a strong case for independence. The SNP only have about one...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 02:38
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
Scots living in wales,northern ireland and...

Scots living in wales,northern ireland and england are also entitled to their vote too. i would have thought. A U.K vote seems fair. EX pats voted abroad in certain areas during the brexit vote did...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By xsport
what about an LPG version. has anyone ever seen...

what about an LPG version. has anyone ever seen one ? it would not be a difficult thing to do. keeps the emissions down and the sound up.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 22:38
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By xsport
nice to know mike. dont know how long the L.W.B...

nice to know mike. dont know how long the L.W.B versions will be available for in the future but the job seems a lot cheaper to do than them buying new... ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 17:55
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By xsport
yes i have just found some on the bay. you may be...

yes i have just found some on the bay. you may be able to reposition them on the waist seals to get a better grip on the doorcard.they are usually ripped in those same positions and try to keep the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 15:50
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
i agree wraymond,but this new wave of...

i agree wraymond,but this new wave of independence is being fired mainly by the younger generations,whom in most cases cannot see beyond tomorrow. They may appear to be "woke" but in reality are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 15:39
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By xsport
failing a lack of ceramic grease to hand, i have...

failing a lack of ceramic grease to hand, i have used red rubber grease applied to the threads.it will seal up the top ring area of the threads where exposed to water and gives a good seal. the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By xsport
rimmer bros have metal clips showing under...

rimmer bros have metal clips showing under r75mgzt door seals fittings.they say for the limo, but i think they will be ok.part number EKM100250. have a look to see if those are what your after. ... ...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 12:10
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
im sure scotland would need to revamp its...

im sure scotland would need to revamp its military situation. Being not far away from mr putins Finland controlled arctic areas. those waters and ports control the back doors to landlock the north of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 11:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By xsport
super pictures Arctic (as always). thankyou. Also...

super pictures Arctic (as always). thankyou. Also i note that this method is done without contamination of any swarth from the process to get inside the brake calliper. nice tip for the torx .. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2022, 11:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By xsport
no good to anyone on your own ron. ... :D

no good to anyone on your own ron. ... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2022, 11:28
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By xsport
he is perhaps on holiday or is very busy or has...

he is perhaps on holiday or is very busy or has other commitments. give him a few days more and im sure he will respond. sometimes he is late to reply but im sure he will... ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 18th June 2022, 23:50
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By xsport
they are difficult to get hold of over here.!!!...

they are difficult to get hold of over here.!!! there are some about but people snap them up when found. Car wash morons usually do the damage pressing on them to pull the seats back without the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 22:34
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
Oh , come and live in the real world of peasant...

Oh , come and live in the real world of peasant underdog class !! its free to join and membership here in leicester is usually a lifetime commitment. once enrolled lt is very difficult to leave. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2022, 22:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By xsport
thats why they dont open them if the nipples are...

thats why they dont open them if the nipples are stiff. they would rather chance that than risk a snapped bleed nipple. ..
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 14:06
Replies: 193
Views: 8,887
Posted By xsport
agreed ! the brexit referendum could have gone...

agreed ! the brexit referendum could have gone either way. the result suited me , but could have been thwarted by others. So its only correct in my view that the choice is maintained for both sides....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2022, 13:57
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By xsport
Yes i have come across this before, where the...

Yes i have come across this before, where the spanner size differs. however the thread size was the same for both. socket spanner seams the better for grip than a hexagon or ring spanner to undo them...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 23:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By xsport
hi arctic. Does the diesel have its own vacuum...

hi arctic. Does the diesel have its own vacuum pump system to generate the required effect ? could that not be working or not show open cicuit on T4 ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 23:32
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By xsport
i bought mine from rimmer bros. i had bought...

i bought mine from rimmer bros. i had bought alloy nipples from ebay but they were rubbish. they were soft and snapped easily,not from over tightening , but even with a liberal coating of copper slip...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2022, 22:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,141
Posted By xsport
the sinking pedal syndrome is a common topic on...

the sinking pedal syndrome is a common topic on here ,especially on automatics. mine has always done this very slightly on my auto,but never been a problem. you seem to have a floppy pedal for...
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