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Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2022, 08:30
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By macafee2
My work career is probably quite ordinary. I...

My work career is probably quite ordinary.
I left school with no qualifications. Quickly got an engineering apprenticeship. I think the company made train door controls for the London Underground,...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2022, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By macafee2
If it happens, they only have themselves to blame...

If it happens, they only have themselves to blame

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2022, 16:29
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By macafee2
oh :) macafee2

oh :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2022, 06:58
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
How much in parts and labour? macafee2

How much in parts and labour?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2022, 21:11
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By macafee2
They dont seem expensive macafee2

They dont seem expensive

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2022, 21:08
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
Found this on the web ...

Found this on the web
http://whatsonatthoresby.co.uk/events/classic-car-and-motor-show/

No idea if I'll go

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2022, 22:49
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
Tell us more about it. macafee2

Tell us more about it.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2022, 15:41
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By macafee2
where did you get the bits from? macafee2

where did you get the bits from?

macafee2
Forum: Humour Corner 15th August 2022, 12:52
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By macafee2
I had to read this two or three times before I...

I had to read this two or three times before I got it.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2022, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By macafee2
could they be for electric seats? macafee2

could they be for electric seats?

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 13th August 2022, 18:11
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By macafee2
Late decision due DIY pressures but I will put in...

Late decision due DIY pressures but I will put in an appearance so that is one more to the list please.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2022, 00:09
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By macafee2
Will a compression test identify if the rings or...

Will a compression test identify if the rings or barrels are worn?
Unless failed piston rings are common, very common, I'd be surprised if without any investigation Mr Average could correctly...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th August 2022, 18:13
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By macafee2
If you cannot find one but have an old one, a...

If you cannot find one but have an old one, a hydraulics company may be able to make you one. More likely a retailer or even a garage.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th August 2022, 14:41
Replies: 43
Views: 2,106
Posted By macafee2
you say "....I can see that most views are...

you say "....I can see that most views are focused on the 'ah well what can any one do' variety, which does not surprise me. My own views are different, ....." but you dont tell us your suggestion...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2022, 14:31
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By macafee2
No colour fade? macafee2

No colour fade?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2022, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By macafee2
Have you tried a Google search for the part...

Have you tried a Google search for the part number?
To answer your question, yes they are available

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2022, 14:07
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By macafee2
Try a company such as https://www.allfix.co.uk/ ...

Try a company such as https://www.allfix.co.uk/
or https://www.spaldingfasteners.co.uk/about-us/

you may well need a professional nut and bolt company, not one such as Screwfix

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2022, 08:30
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By macafee2
Busses in towns and cities fine. Busses in...

Busses in towns and cities fine.
Busses in rural areas do not cover al the villages and the time tables
can make a trip out an "all day" event.
It is 8.27am now, the next bus from the town north...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2022, 12:40
Replies: 49
Views: 2,698
Posted By macafee2
artic, could you tell us/me the uni part part...

artic, could you tell us/me the uni part part number please?

just in case there are any still about.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2022, 14:06
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By macafee2
To remove the outer cable from the back plate,...

To remove the outer cable from the back plate, you may need to heat the tube the outer cable goes into as they do rust in place.
Yes the inner cable should move "freely"

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 16:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By macafee2
Bored now, 3 and 4 do not seem confused but of...

Bored now, 3 and 4 do not seem confused but of course they may be, I can't tell you why 5 is confused.

You can have the last word as I will not be adding anything else.:D

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 16:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By macafee2
According to a Google search I did, an invoice...

According to a Google search I did, an invoice is a request for payment, a receipt is the proof of payment. The OP used the term receipt, it makes it easier in my opinion if replies follow suit. We...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 15:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By macafee2
First you need to look at the first post, the...

First you need to look at the first post, the question at the end and the first word of my reply. Dont miss that I refer to "Their" receipt as in the one between the garage and their supplier. It is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 13:13
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By macafee2
Never knew they were Australian. Alas we are...

Never knew they were Australian.

Alas we are all getting old and as children those adults are now so much older.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 09:11
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By macafee2
You misunderstand, the receipt I refer to, is...

You misunderstand, the receipt I refer to, is from the garage to the customer showing what parts were fitted and how much each part is costing the customer. It is not a receipt between the garage and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2022, 07:42
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By macafee2
I see DMGRS are doing saloon exhausts, not sure...

I see DMGRS are doing saloon exhausts, not sure if the do all of the 75 range and will soon be doing the Tourer exhausts as well.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 7th August 2022, 22:14
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By macafee2
Are these what you are after? ...

Are these what you are after?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303679858511?fits=Car+Make%3ARover%7CModel%3A75&epid=2062296297&hash=item46b4bae74f:g:gdkAAOSwqAFgL6d7

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2022, 09:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,299
Posted By macafee2
No but I would expect the parts to be listed on...

No but I would expect the parts to be listed on the receipt I was given. Their receipt may show the discount they are given and if the customer see the receipt they may want that discount.

Do you...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th August 2022, 22:06
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By macafee2
you already have a wanted post for the light. ...

you already have a wanted post for the light.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 21:54
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By macafee2
To give "children" the job was unfair to them,...

To give "children" the job was unfair to them, what on earth was he thinking?
I was shocked at the time.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 21:02
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By macafee2
I am comparing less then 1 year and one...

I am comparing less then 1 year and one tournament win against 6 years and no win. The FA appointed a manager with no winning experience for the men and for the women appointed someone who won the...
Forum: Social Forum 4th August 2022, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By macafee2
Value for money

Apparently Gareth Southgate the England men's football manager has agreed a two-year contract extension as England manager, keeping him in charge until after Euro 2024.

Southgate’s salary is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2022, 16:50
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
Is your fan spinning? macafee2

Is your fan spinning?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2022, 16:48
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By macafee2
I had my spare alloy wheel stolen from the boot...

I had my spare alloy wheel stolen from the boot while parked at an airport parking place, they type where you hand the keys in. It was replaced with a steel wheel. The only way I knew there was a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2022, 21:15
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By macafee2
A couple of links to ebay ...

A couple of links to ebay
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131478709964

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/121586134716

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2022, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By macafee2
They didn't see that coming, the rest of us...

They didn't see that coming, the rest of us however, did.
Any chance there is to scam money, the scum of this world will

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2022, 21:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
https://r-s-air-ltd.yolasite.com/ what is...

https://r-s-air-ltd.yolasite.com/

what is wrong with your air con? If you can wait a few weeks it may be an idea, let me use my car a bit more and see what happens.
In case I do not come back to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2022, 12:05
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By macafee2
sand the around around then damage and reinforce...

sand the around around then damage and reinforce with fibreglass.
I even added a strip of metal within the fibreglass then drilled through and put nuts and bolts through.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd August 2022, 08:26
Replies: 22
Views: 677
Posted By macafee2
Fuel prices and profits

Seen a slight dip in fuel prices but is anyone surprised by this?
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoMdktPbSTixAyNGwb-UYkQ/community?lb=UgkxC0-2e1W-q9dy8m4b8zHIel-uISj_a7ig

or this
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2022, 08:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
An update Air con man came out, could not...

An update


Air con man came out, could not find a leak. He did both a positive and negative pressure test and pressure remained good. Checked with a dye and still nothing seen

Could have been...
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2022, 08:40
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
As I said, people are rubbishing the Lionesses...

As I said, people are rubbishing the Lionesses performance.
Ya the Germans star player was out but if she had played they may have lost by an even greater score.

No hollow victory.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st August 2022, 08:35
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
With Brexit, Covid, energy prices, political...

With Brexit, Covid, energy prices, political scandal, war, inflation, murder of a 9 year old, we really needed this bit of joy.

What is a shame, is people are rubbishing the Lionesses performance....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2022, 22:27
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
I use milenco towing mirrors. You may neead the...

I use milenco towing mirrors. You may neead the tilt the cars mirrors down to fit them but nit had any problems.

I think these are what I have...
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2022, 20:31
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Lionesses, fantastic, it is home. I am...

Lionesses, fantastic, it is home.
I am delighted they won, well deserved an excellent tournament for them, not just winning the final but the matches before.

And the manager, back to back wins,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2022, 17:13
Replies: 52
Views: 3,076
Posted By macafee2
I never met him but recognise his forum name, sad...

I never met him but recognise his forum name, sad loss.

My condolences to his family and friends

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2022, 14:10
Replies: 90
Views: 16,171
Posted By macafee2
I have used Spalding Fasteners for other screws,...

I have used Spalding Fasteners for other screws, nuts and bolts and they are very helpful.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2022, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By macafee2
2 legs were connected to the body, all 3 legs...

2 legs were connected to the body, all 3 legs were connected to the ring.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2022, 13:48
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By macafee2
https://www.diy.com/departments/la-hacienda-cuba-c...

https://www.diy.com/departments/la-hacienda-cuba-cast-iron-steel-chiminea/204078_BQ.prd?ds_rl=1272379&ds_rl=1272409&ds_rl=1272379&gclid=CjwKCAjwrZOXBhACEiwA0EoRD0-pXyf1vdABUoSfXz0K2_WAJnwgnidj1Efe8m8C...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2022, 15:14
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
similar thread...

similar thread https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=320284

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th July 2022, 14:27
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By macafee2
Not car related but odd

I acquired a chimenea a few weeks ago but one of the legs was not attached to the cast body but it was attached to the ring that attached two the other two legs and those legs were attached to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2022, 11:10
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
Have rung a mobile man and he will call back to...

Have rung a mobile man and he will call back to confirm a visit next week. I already have a new condenser which a got a couple of years ago when I had to change the condenser radiator in my saloon, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2022, 10:55
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
ringing around to day to find someone that can do...

ringing around to day to find someone that can do it, any one you recommend close to Lincoln/Gainsborough?

Now is also good time for me to learn a bit more about the compressor

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2022, 09:48
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Simon, thank you, I now see it is of a V6 :duh:....

Simon, thank you, I now see it is of a V6 :duh:. I had thought it was at the front from Rimmers web site.

appreciate the help everyone is giving me.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2022, 08:30
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Arctic, brilliant, thank you, I now know where to...

Arctic, brilliant, thank you, I now know where to look for the clutch. I think the engine note changed but then that could have been the fan coming on. Will try again with the wife this morning.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
I did not notice either pipe to be hot. I am out...

I did not notice either pipe to be hot. I am out of my depth and I have a feeling I am about to ask a stupid question.
Would it be hot if low or no gas?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
oh, I did not know or I had forgotten the clutch...

oh, I did not know or I had forgotten the clutch wont work if low on refrigerant, thank you.
Did not hear anything distinct.
Ok I'll move to finding a mobile air con engineer.

thanks

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 19:51
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Can I use the method shown in this video to test...

Can I use the method shown in this video to test if the clutch engages or not?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8IQnkqvXIQ

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 19:46
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Air con compressor, where to listen?

Just tried to listen for the clutch on the air con compressor but the engine is "so loud" I could not hear it.
where is the best place to put myself to listen? From underneath? Is it under the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 18:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
thanks Simon, we may have to try this a few times...

thanks Simon, we may have to try this a few times while I locate the compressor :)

I doubt we will be doing this tonight, will try and sweet talk
the misses to do it in the morning.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 17:16
Replies: 30
Views: 1,576
Posted By macafee2
Air con still not working, not getting cold after...

Air con still not working, not getting cold after replacing the resistor.

Air con turned off so display is blank, engine ticking over and demist button pressed, fan is now running, still no cold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By macafee2
thank you. electronics is not my thing so just...

thank you. electronics is not my thing so just needed to check.

right, back to work for me

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2022, 15:44
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By macafee2
wiring air con gold resistor

I think the answer is no but I need to ask.


Does it matter which way round, the two wires are terminated to the gold resistor for the air con? This is a replacement for the gray resistor
...
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2022, 13:41
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By macafee2
Watched the Railway Children only a week or so...

Watched the Railway Children only a week or so ago.

RIP

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2022, 21:01
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By macafee2
is this any use? macafee2

is this any use?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th July 2022, 22:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
cheeky. The save a few seconds earlier was an...

cheeky. The save a few seconds earlier was an easier opportunity. 4th goal was also a good attempt.

I do wonder if the save Mary Earps made in the first 22 seconds was that save that stopped...
Forum: Social Forum 26th July 2022, 22:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
No mention of the England Women's 4x100 meters...

No mention of the England Women's 4x100 meters team being all black either and what about the men's team that won Bronze ?
The BBC were bang out of order for that comment.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th July 2022, 20:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
22 seconds in and nearly 1 nil down. The cross...

22 seconds in and nearly 1 nil down. The cross from the left before the goal, I swung my foot at :) Perhaps a bit against the run of play
well taken goal, well done ladies. Tough second half to...
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2022, 22:34
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By macafee2
Sophie is nice but Keeley Donovan would win my...

Sophie is nice but Keeley Donovan would win my vote.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2022, 22:30
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By macafee2
ouch macafee2

ouch

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2022, 16:27
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By macafee2
There is a members cars for sale section, to be...

There is a members cars for sale section, to be able to post there you need to have paid a £10? subscription.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2022, 12:27
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By macafee2
Happy birthday mate macafee2

Happy birthday mate

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2022, 08:10
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By macafee2
Follow the instructions in the Haynes manual,...

Follow the instructions in the Haynes manual, found it very good when I did my diesel.
Basing my answer on the diesel engine, some people will remove the sub frame, some wont.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 24th July 2022, 17:30
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By macafee2
How wide is the hole in the body that is created...

How wide is the hole in the body that is created at the factory?
The hole I am referring to is picture 9 in post 3

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2022, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By macafee2
pm mick(e)yboy a trader on the forum, he may be...

pm mick(e)yboy a trader on the forum, he may be able to help

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2022, 08:46
Replies: 17
Views: 940
Posted By macafee2
There are two wiring harnesses for the front fog...

There are two wiring harnesses for the front fog lights, factory fit and retro fit. Both harnesses being genuine Rover
The bridging of a wire sounds like a retro fit harness.
I do not recall...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 21:55
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By macafee2
Is it easy to remove and fit the parts? If it...

Is it easy to remove and fit the parts?
If it is, Dougie you are welcome to pop over and borrow parts from my spare car. The parts need to be refitted as I need to be able to move the car and will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 20:32
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By macafee2
Dougie, if you do replace the bearing I'd like to...

Dougie, if you do replace the bearing I'd like to take a look at the old one and what part has failed.

thanks

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2022, 09:38
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By macafee2
I hope you do not get under the car with just...

I hope you do not get under the car with just jacks supporting it.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2022, 21:52
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By macafee2
Does more oil drain out if the car is on the flat...

Does more oil drain out if the car is on the flat or up on ramps?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2022, 22:16
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By macafee2
https://www.airtattoo.com/airshow macafee2

https://www.airtattoo.com/airshow

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2022, 13:34
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By macafee2
Happy birthday macafee2

Happy birthday

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2022, 13:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By macafee2
I was always taught to put either a spare wheel...

I was always taught to put either a spare wheel or blocks of wood under a car incase jacks failed. I do it even with axle stands so I am with MSS on this one. It is a just in case safety measure.
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2022, 22:47
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Well done England ladies, great strike for the...

Well done England ladies, great strike for the second goal, some great goalkeeping. Dug deep and kept going. Well done

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2022, 20:54
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
This is not good news ...

This is not good news
https://news.sky.com/story/meteoroid-hit-has-caused-significant-uncorrectable-damage-to-james-webb-space-telescope-12655489

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2022, 18:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,007
Posted By macafee2
If you have a lot of 18mm osb3 you could make...

If you have a lot of 18mm osb3 you could make your own.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2022, 08:11
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By macafee2
yesterday and today the "whole" house is hot...

yesterday and today the "whole" house is hot first thing in the morning, it has been an accumulation of daily heat.

Although our house has a number of problems, the air con in the bedroom is...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 20:33
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By macafee2
Good because I'd like to now why it was closed,...

Good because I'd like to now why it was closed, no one was being rude, it was not religious, raciest or political.

If this thread is closed please can we/I have a reason? thanks

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 18:17
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By macafee2
I hope you are right. macafee2

I hope you are right.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 18:16
Replies: 21
Views: 767
Posted By macafee2
I would not want you to leave or anyone to leave,...

I would not want you to leave or anyone to leave, not giving you sympathy but your knowledge, How To's, photos and general helpfulness is amongst the best.

I find myself stuck in the middle, not...
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2022, 16:21
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By macafee2
I have been applying creocote, strimming and...

I have been applying creocote, strimming and painting and in a little while putting down some weed killer. The wife has been sitting on the settee with a blanket over her legs as they were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2022, 09:21
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
Tourer tools and jack holder

Not sure if I am missing something.
I thought the Tourers jack and tools fitted only around the spare wheel well not in the middle of the wheel like the saloon.
Just looked at this from another...
Forum: Humour Corner 17th July 2022, 22:01
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By macafee2
just imagine being married to Mrs World :) ...

just imagine being married to Mrs World :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2022, 08:45
Replies: 43
Views: 1,217
Posted By macafee2
keep you earlobes wet and hair out of the way,...

keep you earlobes wet and hair out of the way, this will help you feel cool.
Use sun screen/block to prevent sun burn.

Any of you leaving your car doors or windows open when the car is parked?
...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th July 2022, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
you have the cluster in your hand with multi plug...

you have the cluster in your hand with multi plug removed.
If you look at the socket you an see there is space to tuck toilet paper or tissue paper down the sides of the pin. you may need a small...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2022, 22:14
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Absolutely. Again some really great football...

Absolutely.
Again some really great football and a couple of great goals from them. Well done ladies

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2022, 21:00
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By macafee2
Yes the sub frame and arms can be done by the...

Yes the sub frame and arms can be done by the novice. DMRS do the ars and seem to be the best place to but quality arms.
A lot of fun has been pointed at the Haynes manauals but for our diesels they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2022, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By macafee2
If you know the colour put a request for the...

If you know the colour put a request for the interior light in the wanted section.
Have you looked at ebay or Rimmers web site for the internal light?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2022, 18:18
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By macafee2
is this the same incident ...

is this the same incident
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wNycULf8Lc

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 15th July 2022, 08:16
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
You do not need a replacement light cluster if...

You do not need a replacement light cluster if the pins are rusty.
Remove your old cluster, tuck toilet paper down both sides of the pins.
Soak toilet in vinegar, 5% acidity will do. Make sure you...
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2022, 22:27
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By macafee2
Rust, wow that was quick

I purchased some 8mm zinc plated roofing bolts and wanted to remove the Zinc plating from the heads. Leaving the heads submerged in vinegar overnight did the job.
I washed the bolts this afternoon...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2022, 15:50
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
It did indeed pass its mot with no advisories but...

It did indeed pass its mot with no advisories but after it had failed!
It actually has a very good mot history and the fails are nothing that should put a buyer off.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th July 2022, 07:24
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By macafee2
:D I was hoping members would accept the...

:D

I was hoping members would accept the social forum as an "anything goes section" , sorry to have upset you,
Number 6 and anyone else with non car related topics, not my intention.
I consider...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 20:05
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By macafee2
Arctic and Number 6, surly areas of the the...

Arctic and Number 6, surly areas of the the Social section can be used for topics other then cars?
Members of the forum collectively have a vast array of knowledge covering many many subjects, why...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 13:34
Replies: 33
Views: 1,495
Posted By macafee2
In what way are the cyclists causing trouble? ...

In what way are the cyclists causing trouble? From the article they are the victims.

I hope the two from the are are severely punished.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 11:39
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By macafee2
Oh dear, Mo Farrah

what on earth is going on, what is the truth?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 11:08
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
I bet it is very hard to play a game of football...

I bet it is very hard to play a game of football in these temperatures. We are not holding up the womens team as hero's or should I say heroines but just acknowledging their achievement.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 09:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,495
Posted By macafee2
I used to live in the New Forest, the number of...

I used to live in the New Forest, the number of pedestrians that walked on the left, the same side as we drive is unbelievable. Bring back the teaching of the Green Cross Code, teaching children to...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 09:22
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
The mens team to take lessons from them:D ...

The mens team to take lessons from them:D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2022, 09:21
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Was that sarcasm in the second sentence? The...

Was that sarcasm in the second sentence?

The NHS staff do indeed deserve the medal. Who will take the medal home and call it theirs or will it forever remain in an office?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 22:02
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
I think it was the 6th goal, cracking shot and...

I think it was the 6th goal, cracking shot and follow up. Well done to the England ladies. Seen some really good football.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 12:20
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
with some breakdowns drivers dont have the brains...

with some breakdowns drivers dont have the brains to drive to somewhere safe, punctures being one such breakdown.

I agree with your sentiment, no hard shoulder does not help and I feel makes...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 11:45
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
copper cables will be removed, copper has quite...

copper cables will be removed, copper has quite some value. Air was pumped into the cables to prevent water ingress.

The change over method is very very good and while some customers do go out of...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 10:39
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
Willesden exchange had I think the front part...

Willesden exchange had I think the front part sold off and may be a new rear added.
Many of the exchanges will be worth a fortune due to their location, Shepards Bush being one.

When I retired I...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 09:31
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
BT/Openreach

Just reading something about Openreach, they own the Telephone exchanges, equipment inside and almost all the cable from the exchanges to our homes.

Clive Sealy the Openreach CEO has said...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2022, 08:19
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By macafee2
oh boy wheelie bins do make quite a sound....

oh boy wheelie bins do make quite a sound. Someone said open the lid when moving it, that quietens them down. If however you forget to put the bin out the sound of your neighbours doing it is a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2022, 21:20
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By macafee2
If my car is anything to go by then no, the...

If my car is anything to go by then no, the digital speedo is more accurate but it is still wrong.
Sat nav possibly or in my case a Dash cam, seems spot on, never been done for speeding if I go by...
Forum: Was it you? 10th July 2022, 15:28
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By macafee2
Ao53 unf

Caught on a dash cam and on a clip uploaded to YouTube by someone :)

You did not do anything wrong

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2022, 15:07
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By macafee2
I had 2 that leaked. The nuts holding the valves...

I had 2 that leaked. The nuts holding the valves to the pump were so tight even with a 2 inch spanner that is 18 inches long I could not undo the nuts in situ. I had to remove pump and valves and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2022, 12:31
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By macafee2
How do you want it powered, ignition live or all...

How do you want it powered, ignition live or all the time?
Do any of the plugs behind the centre roof light have power?
A long way but I think better then down the A pillar is to come down the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2022, 09:51
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
If I have understood correctly you have a MK1,...

If I have understood correctly you have a MK1, pre Face Lift Rover and want to fit MKII, Face Lift head lights. I think you can change the head lights but you will also need to change the front...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2022, 07:47
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
Sorry I do not understand your question? ...

Sorry I do not understand your question?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 21:52
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macafee2
No the bloke that threw the egg. I do not condone...

No the bloke that threw the egg. I do not condone those actions.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 21:48
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macafee2
Na, that one was fine, the bloke got what he...

Na, that one was fine, the bloke got what he deserved.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macafee2
Na, that one was fine, the bloke got what he...

Na, that one was fine, the bloke got what he deserved.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 18:43
Replies: 10
Views: 398
Posted By macafee2
They just dont learn do they? Ye gods ...

They just dont learn do they? Ye gods

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2022, 13:57
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By macafee2
This is for the would be plumbers

Do not use either of these two valves, they are both prone to some form of failure.
The Red and Brass one can allow water to pass
The silver one can leak where the screw driver goes if not...
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2022, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By macafee2
Are you suggesting BoJo should remain the PM? ...

Are you suggesting BoJo should remain the PM?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 19:28
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By macafee2
I am sure a lot of people are happy BoJo is...

I am sure a lot of people are happy BoJo is going.
The tories won a landslide election but their behaviour has been disgraceful. How on earth could they be so bad?
Goodness knows what will happen...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 13:07
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
Hi Mike, no flats, surprised by that. The...

Hi Mike,
no flats, surprised by that. The grinder is via a 3 pin plug so can be made safe. Totally understand the safety issue when spinning but I would have expected to find a spindle lock or as...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2022, 11:39
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
when something is not right

I have a bench grinder. The left wheel is held on by a left hand threaded nut, the right wheel by a normally threaded nut.

When you tighten one nut, you loosen the other. There is no spindle lock...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 22:54
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Normally I think women's football is a very poor...

Normally I think women's football is a very poor substitute for men's football but tonight was a really good game and so yes with you Well done to the Lionesses.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 18:34
Replies: 41
Views: 1,572
Posted By macafee2
Womens Football

Anyone going to watch the Womens 2022 Euros?

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 6th July 2022, 17:00
Replies: 240
Views: 20,263
Posted By macafee2
I've made a note of the date but it is a year off...

I've made a note of the date but it is a year off

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2022, 12:55
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By macafee2
I have vague feeling that different power...

I have vague feeling that different power steering pumps were fitted to early and late diesels.
May be someone can qualify this one way or the other.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 09:49
Replies: 335
Views: 16,999
Posted By macafee2
Really? I would have thought that would use...

Really?
I would have thought that would use more fuel as it needs to reheat the water. Lag all the pipes so the only major heat loss is via the radiators, send water back to boiler "hot" and it...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 5th July 2022, 18:46
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By macafee2
thank you to whomever modified the title and...

thank you to whomever modified the title and added *****Gone*****

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2022, 18:40
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By macafee2
may we worth putting this in the wanted section ...

may we worth putting this in the wanted section

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2022, 08:02
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By macafee2
leaking via the windscreen? macafee2

leaking via the windscreen?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2022, 19:13
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By macafee2
If the wheel is not hot then it is not a bearing...

If the wheel is not hot then it is not a bearing transferring heat to the tyre but it my be the noise.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2022, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By macafee2
If not a brake, is the wheel bearing on the way...

If not a brake, is the wheel bearing on the way out and the wheel getting hot?
Has the upper arm collapsed and the wheel leaning over?

macafee2
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 4th July 2022, 17:06
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By macafee2
This has now gone macafee2

This has now gone

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2022, 21:54
Replies: 335
Views: 16,999
Posted By macafee2
just drop it. macafee2

just drop it.

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 3rd July 2022, 17:37
Replies: 240
Views: 20,263
Posted By macafee2
Asked if they were lost as there were other cars...

Asked if they were lost as there were other cars on the green opposite and wondered if there was their intention.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2022, 15:36
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By macafee2
MOT history suggests not well maintained ...

MOT history suggests not well maintained

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2022, 14:06
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By macafee2
The rear handbrake could be a stretching...

The rear handbrake could be a stretching compensator, has this been placed with a modified one? No point fitting a new unmodified one.
The rear drums which are part of the rear discs could be pitted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2022, 20:31
Replies: 11
Views: 949
Posted By macafee2
Could not resist doing this. macafee2

Could not resist doing this.

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd July 2022, 20:04
Replies: 240
Views: 20,263
Posted By macafee2
It was a very good meet and nice to talk to...

It was a very good meet and nice to talk to people. Did not talk to as many as I had wanted to. Some great examples of Rover 75's
The Lancaster was impressive, mega bucks to run.
Also we...
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd July 2022, 08:27
Replies: 240
Views: 20,263
Posted By macafee2
I am looking forward to saying hi to an awful lot...

I am looking forward to saying hi to an awful lot of people, many I have never met, some I have.

I'll be in my Cimarron Green Saloon so please come and say hello.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2022, 06:44
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By macafee2
Seal is easy to remove, put a screwdriver in the...

Seal is easy to remove, put a screwdriver in the hole and lever it out. Careful not to scrape the casing with the screwdriver.
I could not tell if my seals were damaged, I just changed them as the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2022, 20:43
Replies: 25
Views: 3,498
Posted By macafee2
take a peek at Rimmers web site macafee2

take a peek at Rimmers web site

macafee2
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