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Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By lipsee
Hi Steve,, I read your post and just wondered...

Hi Steve,, I read your post and just wondered how you got on,,, I went though the same trial a couple of years ago and know whats involved,,in fact I just last week replaced the trim in my tourers...
Forum: Events and Meets 13th June 2022, 20:24
Replies: 240
Views: 20,263
Posted By lipsee
Lipsee here,,,, could you count me in,,,Phil Swain

Lipsee here,,,, could you count me in,,,Phil Swain
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 20:33
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By lipsee
If its a diesel I would not have thought you...

If its a diesel I would not have thought you needed a heat shield beening a lot cooler running engine then the petrol, but what do I know.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2022, 20:28
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By lipsee
Informe,Informe,, Xparts got in Informe!!!

Informe,Informe,, Xparts got in Informe!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 00:02
Replies: 76
Views: 3,969
Posted By lipsee
All I do is back off the gas,, drop into 4th(with...

All I do is back off the gas,, drop into 4th(with the stick),, nearer say a roundabout drop to 3rd(usally doing 3ooorpm),, then brake ,, I reckon braking down in Drive just feels not being in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2022, 18:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,648
Posted By lipsee
Well I like my Avons,,but I best go and check...

Well I like my Avons,,but I best go and check them...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2022, 18:39
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By lipsee
All I will say is do,nt buy Bosch wipers because...

All I will say is do,nt buy Bosch wipers because they are rubbish...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2022, 17:42
Replies: 76
Views: 3,969
Posted By lipsee
Which driving technique uses the most fuel !!!!

I just waded though 6 pages of claptrap,,, in answer to the buss driving instructor DD busses get just about the worse fuel figures on this planet,,and all that stopping and starting plays hell with...
Forum: Discussion 1st March 2022, 11:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,451
Posted By lipsee
rear suspension overhaul

Hi folks,, I have abit of a sticky problem,, I wish to have my backend overhauled ,I want to have the rear sub taken out and all the bodywork cleaned of rust and repainted and undersealed(much like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 10:21
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By lipsee
Hello Macafee,, Would it be too much to ask if...

Hello Macafee,, Would it be too much to ask if I could have that doc too.. I had a flood last year and though all is well now I did not put the back of my tourer back together,, that doc would help...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 08:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,202
Posted By lipsee
Congratulations Jules and Isobel Phil Swain

Congratulations Jules and Isobel Phil Swain
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2021, 19:11
Replies: 20
Views: 2,272
Posted By lipsee
Yeah I know I,m alittle late with this...

Yeah I know I,m alittle late with this question,,but how do you disable this completely,, I turned it on accidentally and now can,t get rid of the flipping thing!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2021, 21:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,063
Posted By lipsee
I do a regular round trip of 140 and cover 360...

I do a regular round trip of 140 and cover 360 aweek,, I get about 40ish ,,, Today I put in a bottle of injector cleaner in and at 70 on the dash it said 49,, I think thats great,,I,m not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2021, 19:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,348
Posted By lipsee
Well,,I,m in the same boat,,,I,v done the drains...

Well,,I,m in the same boat,,,I,v done the drains and the front and rear sunroof drains,,I,v done the front around the wipers.. Now the back is leaking,, I think it could be the ariel or /and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2021, 15:35
Replies: 65
Views: 14,360
Posted By lipsee
Hi Mr M6 ,,,Honestly you are an inspiration to...

Hi Mr M6 ,,,Honestly you are an inspiration to me,the way you have tackled that car on a budget ,,, but how can you put up with such an unreliable engine? If it was me ,, If it broke once maybe I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 16:01
Replies: 354
Views: 155,646
Posted By lipsee
Hi, Have taken more trim of and broke more tabs ...

Hi, Have taken more trim of and broke more tabs (I think its the cold weather more reason to do this in summer) got the mrs the pour water on the roof at the backend ,,,did not learn much,,,so took...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2020, 15:05
Replies: 354
Views: 155,646
Posted By lipsee
O dear o dear this car will be the death of me,,,...

O dear o dear this car will be the death of me,,, doing the back two drains on my tourer,,I thought the front two was a faff...oh my goodness... Actually the O/s was not too bad,, I used a seal...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 17:40
Replies: 354
Views: 155,646
Posted By lipsee
ok done the two front drain pipes (what a faff)...

ok done the two front drain pipes (what a faff) the left side had been done before,but it was leaking bad,, I stuffed a wire coat hanger wire down then used a Turkey baster to put water down and all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2020, 20:43
Replies: 354
Views: 155,646
Posted By lipsee
Thanks Arctic (Steve) I have only yellow...

Thanks Arctic (Steve) I have only yellow hosepipe,,but I found the joiners ,Have ago hero rises to have ago again... Phil Swain
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2020, 17:15
Replies: 354
Views: 155,646
Posted By lipsee
I would just like to thank Artic for his...

I would just like to thank Artic for his perseverance in putting up with all us newbis continually flooding there cars...talk of repetition!!! (not forgetting Jules))) All I can say is Thank you.......
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2020, 23:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By lipsee
Ask HubNut!!!

Ask HubNut!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2020, 23:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By lipsee
Well I had one of these on my Tourer for 3 years...

Well I had one of these on my Tourer for 3 years with no probs,,,,ETS-EXHAUST 3173 Exhaust Rear Silencer (fits 75 2.0 D ESTATE 116hp 2001-2006)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2020, 12:20
Replies: 56
Views: 15,305
Posted By lipsee
Hi ,,, I came about this thread because I,v just...

Hi ,,, I came about this thread because I,v just come back from checking my engine and noticed a slight spray of diesel from one of the connections to the fuel filter..When I say slight it is just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 10:04
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By lipsee
Last year ,on my previous diesel tourer I got a...

Last year ,on my previous diesel tourer I got a back box off Amazon for £30,,and had it fitted for £30... The fitted did advise me it touched in couple of places but no banging... I,v now replaced...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2020, 09:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,925
Posted By lipsee
Ho Hum I just bought two,,,I,m not a happy bunny...

Ho Hum I just bought two,,,I,m not a happy bunny reading this!!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2018, 18:29
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By lipsee
I,v just had the very same issues today,I had to...

I,v just had the very same issues today,I had to cut the ball joint off the tow bar ,and all the plastic things to pins go into on the light broke,,and I lost a screw down the bumper..What a lashup...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2017, 01:36
Replies: 94
Views: 8,376
Posted By lipsee
Hi Jules,We talked last week about you doing some...

Hi Jules,We talked last week about you doing some work on my car today,and you could not fit me in..Well I could not have made it up to Wales anyway ,Because my front o/s spring broke. Its really in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2017, 22:53
Replies: 20
Views: 11,676
Posted By lipsee
Now Mr Ogg you are experienced in removing and...

Now Mr Ogg you are experienced in removing and refitting front springs ,do you fancy coming down to London and doing mine,,exactly the same thing,I was lucky in that I only got about 10 yards before...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2016, 11:08
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By lipsee
Yeah Artic was right !! The battery was 5 yrs...

Yeah Artic was right !! The battery was 5 yrs old,,so replaced with a new un!!..thanks again for the replys
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2016, 12:59
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By lipsee
Thanks very much for the offer Mr Skin,But I got...

Thanks very much for the offer Mr Skin,But I got the breakdown recovery to come out to give me to give me a jump,I was hoping he would also give me a heads up regarding any short,,but no chance he...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2016, 11:28
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By lipsee
Cheers Artic,,you may be right regarding the...

Cheers Artic,,you may be right regarding the batt,,if I had a battery charger here in London I would give it a shot...the battery looks in such good condition,,I suspect there some short somewhere on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2016, 11:21
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By lipsee
thanks for your promt reply T cut,,no ,,there was...

thanks for your promt reply T cut,,no ,,there was no flashing lights,,just normal ign stuff,,,I just tried again with my micro batt and I got some clicking and a whirling,I removed the Cd cassett...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2016, 10:35
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By lipsee
Help please

Hi ,I have a 75 diesel auto est.I have had no troulbe until now(in five months anyway)...Last week I had to park under a dirty tree,so next day I moved to our side of the road(the clean side,and yes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2016, 10:26
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By lipsee
Help please

Hi ,I have a 75 diesel auto est.I have had no troulbe until now(in five months anyway)...Last week I had to park under a dirty tree,so next day I moved to our side of the road(the clean side,and yes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2016, 21:28
Replies: 33
Views: 2,224
Posted By lipsee
Atkinson Borderer,Been there done that,,with a...

Atkinson Borderer,Been there done that,,with a Gardiner 180 I think!!! I give up the trucks about 7 yrs ago..I really enjoyed them but to be honest would not go back...Best of luck my old china and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2016, 21:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By lipsee
Hello Trikey,,I willtake you up on your...

Hello Trikey,,I willtake you up on your offer,,but it will probaly be july aug time..I have a few small issues that need an experts eye,,I see you live N Lincs not too far from me in woodhall...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2016, 22:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By lipsee
Thanks for that bit of info Mike and Max,,I,ll...

Thanks for that bit of info Mike and Max,,I,ll have a look and see,,and maybe disconnnect...as for the flush,,I have done before using diesel,but the car was a clapped out banger,,do,nt want to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2016, 11:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By lipsee
Sorry Mike,but can you explain what the MAF is???...

Sorry Mike,but can you explain what the MAF is??? Yes I agree with the part about giving a good thrash (Shadys of Bazzil Faulty),,
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2016, 09:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By lipsee
So you add this millars with the old oil then...

So you add this millars with the old oil then run(that does not sound right) I like the idea of using injector cleaner...Terraclean !! Ill have too google that never heard of it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2016, 00:40
Replies: 12
Views: 1,858
Posted By lipsee
Diesel engine flush

Hi Folks,,,My 2001 diesel auto is abit slow ,and as I try to get the best ecomomy by running at 2000 rpm I figure it maybe getting abit gummed up....Soooooooooo I decided to treat it to a flushing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2016, 09:20
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By lipsee
Hello

I too keep a eye on my fuel useage..I have a diesel auto,,I get about 43mpg .I use about 35lts aweek..The car does a regular run from London to Woodhall spa and then onto Boston all told 360(or there...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2016, 11:09
Replies: 43
Views: 3,214
Posted By lipsee
I do a round trip of about 330 and used 43 lts,,I...

I do a round trip of about 330 and used 43 lts,,I think thats about 43mpg,,I,m abit diapointed in that..I want nearer 50!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2016, 11:01
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By lipsee
I used to drive lpg Scania trucks ,,Safeway had...

I used to drive lpg Scania trucks ,,Safeway had about 30 converted ,,and my gawd where they a load of NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-...all revs and no real power,,,
Forum: NAC & SAIC 25th February 2016, 23:11
Replies: 122
Views: 33,106
Posted By lipsee
Iv never been particually fond of black cars,,but...

Iv never been particually fond of black cars,,but the shape and style is as good as ever..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2016, 12:39
Replies: 29
Views: 2,160
Posted By lipsee
Hi,,Last sunday I did a trip to London ,,going...

Hi,,Last sunday I did a trip to London ,,going down I could not hang around so had to "boot it" ( about 80) coming back stuck the CC on and cruised at 60..I brimmed the tank at Sleaford and again in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2016, 09:26
Replies: 88
Views: 8,159
Posted By lipsee
Well I read all though this thread,,I operate in...

Well I read all though this thread,,I operate in the banger side of the market,,but still have a softspot for the english style car..But it has too earn its keep..I like the 75 cos of its all round...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2016, 08:21
Replies: 152
Views: 9,098
Posted By lipsee
Cars that have owned me,,,Ford Angia 100E,Morris...

Cars that have owned me,,,Ford Angia 100E,Morris 1100,VW beetle,Citron 2CV6,VW polo,Saab 900turbo for 13yrs,Kia sedonna,Citron xantia,Rover Meastro,Vauxhall something!!Merc190D ,Perodua nippa,lastly...
Forum: Was it you? 15th February 2016, 23:17
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By lipsee
Yipee I only live a few miles down the road,,I...

Yipee I only live a few miles down the road,,I have not visit Widdleys for ages ,it use tobe great for just wondering around.Now I have a 75 I may actually buy something!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2016, 10:25
Replies: 44
Views: 3,271
Posted By lipsee
Yip I agree,,the market rules(right or wrong you...

Yip I agree,,the market rules(right or wrong you decide!!) I just bought my tourer for 950..I did look on this site but never notice any particual car..I happy with the price I paid ,,I was prepared...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2016, 19:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,656
Posted By lipsee
I,v only had my 75 a few weeks

So I thought I would record the mpg before it had a service,,,I do a regular trip up the M11 and A1 from London to Lincolnshire,,I normally cruise about 60 on the mainroads but may boot it down the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th February 2016, 11:33
Replies: 13
Views: 2,769
Posted By lipsee
Cruise control without the main switch !!

So suppose I,m a newbie (but I,m sixty this year so maybe an oldbie) anyway ,I have just bought my 75 tourer conny,,,its got CC switches on the wheel but no main switch on the dash so its not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2016, 19:20
Replies: 23
Views: 16,183
Posted By lipsee
I have a question

What is the reason for such a stiff clutch pedal? I looked today at a 75 with a stiff action,,would just a new master cyd fix the stiffness,, I,v never had a CAR with an action as stiff as this .I...
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