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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 17:10
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By sln8458
Does it have to be removed to put the arm rest...

Does it have to be removed to put the arm rest back in?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 09:41
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By sln8458
Take a look here ->...

Take a look here -> https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=241708 <-


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 11:26
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By sln8458
True. My sons corsa had the same problem only a...

True.
My sons corsa had the same problem only a month back, spring completely fubared.

Heath and Robinson came round and installed a wooden block under the remains of the spring to get it to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 09:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By sln8458
Hi Simon, Spring protectors were not fitted...

Hi Simon,
Spring protectors were not fitted prior to the failure, but were fitted at the same time that BOTH front springs were replaced. Though I don't know which make of spring was fitted. (this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 08:31
Replies: 34
Views: 1,902
Posted By sln8458
Sorry to disagree Simon. When the front offside...

Sorry to disagree Simon.
When the front offside went on my 75 some years back it happened as I was exiting a roundabout onto dual carriageway (right foot down!!). I was probably only doing about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 10:00
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
Sorted

Thanks disco

Sorted:}

The little bottle of machine oil was empty & I don't have anything in the garage similar so I squirted WD40 in the 'oil' holes & air inlet.
I also removed the little...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 17:56
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
Is it faulty hence on Ebay? Quite possibly,...

Is it faulty hence on Ebay?

Quite possibly, if I can't sort it over the weekend it's going back for a refund.


Air supply, I have a one of these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:34
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
Not this one :mad:, came from the bay & the...

Not this one :mad:, came from the bay & the seller has said he doesn't have the receipt anymore. I may have to send it back to him if I can't sort it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:28
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
I did consider that, but I'm worried I will do...

I did consider that, but I'm worried I will do some damage!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
one of these ...

one of these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-and-Unused-Pneumatic-Impact-Wrench/265077350497
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By sln8458
Parkside Pneumatic Wrench

Hi All


Does anyone have any experience with one of these?
Just picked one up from the bay, basically new, never been used. I don't plan any heavy wrenching, so it will only get light use,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2021, 16:57
Replies: 43
Views: 2,492
Posted By sln8458
I have been following this tread and have a...

I have been following this tread and have a question/observation.


If I have understood Rick correctly, without his input there would be NO screens, period, end of.......
If that is the case,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By sln8458
I replaced the broken plastic studs, here: ...

I replaced the broken plastic studs,

here:
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=306028
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2021, 13:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By sln8458
If you have a model from Autocad you could send I...

If you have a model from Autocad you could send I am happy to test that statement :)


Steve
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 12:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By sln8458
My day job requires just a little 3d work: ...

My day job requires just a little 3d work:


https://serving.photos.photobox.com/530260258b734d9c1a3bffba0be3a283965d7abda6482b590991cb462c4e24a9e1a5302e.jpg

And I have never found a client...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 17:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,157
Posted By sln8458
Hi Debs I too didn't know you were ill. ...

Hi Debs


I too didn't know you were ill.


Get well soon.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2020, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By sln8458
Quiet night. And so far the same today:) ...

Quiet night.
And so far the same today:)


S.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 17:10
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By sln8458
They came today to repair the leak, according to...

They came today to repair the leak, according to my neighbor.
If the come back I'll ask.


No further issues the rest of the day (so far!!)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Steve No, not raining at the time. I...

Thanks Steve

No, not raining at the time. I will check the switch.


There was a waterboard van next door at the time of both activations.

They had a leak at the meter last week, lake in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By sln8458
Alarm issues

This morning my alarm has gone off twice!
All windows/doors/bonnet/boot are closed.


no heavy lorries have gone past, quiet residential area.


Any thoughts? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2020, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By sln8458
Tried that, get a message that the sim has...

Tried that, get a message that the sim has already been registered, not by me it hasn't.
Tried the forgotten password, say it will text me with a reset password...but the sim does not work!!!!!!

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2020, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By sln8458
Angry I ordered one of these for my FBH. Put it in...

I ordered one of these for my FBH.
Put it in last weekend, not responding to texts & I get a auto message if I call the number saying it can't take the call at the mo please try later!!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2020, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By sln8458
I had the very same with the battery on my 75....

I had the very same with the battery on my 75. (Ctek 7.0)
Green led, on float, battery was not strong enough to start the car.
Replaced the battery and all is fine.


The battery I removed still...
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2020, 16:19
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By sln8458
Wife got one yesterday evening. Same time and...

Wife got one yesterday evening.
Same time and reference number as everyone else.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th October 2020, 15:51
Replies: 26
Views: 2,569
Posted By sln8458
Is the lower front windscreen rubber available? ...

Is the lower front windscreen rubber available?
mine has shrunk back, so looking to scarf join 2 together.

Oh and Battery box lid?


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By sln8458
I ordered the Varta E44 about 3 hours ago :D ...

I ordered the Varta E44 about 3 hours ago :D

Car will be left until the new battery is fitted.


I have used Tayna a few times now, very good customer service.
I replaced the battery on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 09:18
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys, Didn't know about the...

Thanks Guys,


Didn't know about the flashing lights!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2020, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By sln8458
Unhappy battery has died

As I have been working from home for the past 5+ years I have not used my car so much. I invested in a CTEK MSX7.0 to keep the battery in good shape. Or so I thought.

On Tuesday last week I went...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2020, 09:38
Replies: 55
Views: 3,239
Posted By sln8458
Hi Mike I appreciate the difference in the...

Hi Mike

I appreciate the difference in the Powerflex bushes, it is their difference that I was relying on.
I assume Steve's' photos were with the car on the ground and the arm sitting in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2020, 15:27
Replies: 55
Views: 3,239
Posted By sln8458
I have a pair of the MEYLE in the garage to be...

I have a pair of the MEYLE in the garage to be fitted.


Looking at the last pic in Steve's post (the yellow/red bushes). The hex appears to be almost inline horizontally. This appears to show...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th August 2020, 10:17
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By sln8458
Hi David, If the problem with yours is...

Hi David,


If the problem with yours is the outer studs have broken off? then they can be repaired.


Have a read here:-
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=306028
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2020, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By sln8458
Sorry, but I had forgotten how the DRL controller...

Sorry, but I had forgotten how the DRL controller and light under the fog obscured the new housing. Along with the foam, held in with silicone, made it a bit more 'cluttered' around the bit you were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2020, 11:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By sln8458
Here are a few pics. pic 1 ...

Here are a few pics.



pic 1
https://serving.photos.photobox.com/21973756092c5a639e01ce18db87f54818b1b5b32a591788ec0e49951d0e9d6005fae74f.jpg


pic 2...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 18:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By sln8458
I had an 'incident' in 2012 with a Dear, ran off...

I had an 'incident' in 2012 with a Dear, ran off with the NS indicator stuck up his/her ar5e. Destroyed the fog light mount completely:eek:.

I ended up fabricating a new fog light housing/mount...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 14:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By sln8458
is yours as mk2? facelift S

is yours as mk2? facelift


S
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 11:00
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By sln8458
I bought the Seally kit from the bay about £7.50 ...

I bought the Seally kit from the bay about £7.50
Then bought a selection of wet-n-dry discs when we did my sons car.


still worked out cheaper than Rimmers


SteveN
Forum: Swap-a-rama 3rd July 2020, 15:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,544
Posted By sln8458
Swap Oak for Walnut Auto Gearknob

Testing the water really.

I bought a wood auto gearknob for my 75, described as Walnut.
Well it isn't:mad: it's Oak, and darker than my Walnut interior.

So I'm looking for a straight swap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2020, 10:46
Replies: 2
Views: 704
Posted By sln8458
Repair boot plinth fixings

As I have time on my hands I thought I would put together a few pics of how I repaired the two outer fixings on my boot plinth.


This is what I was faced with, which I suspect many have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2020, 09:14
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By sln8458
Here ->...

Here -> https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=296416 <-


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By sln8458
Exclamation One for the Electricians

OK, so I fitted a pair of Mercedes DRL's to my 75 a couple of years back.

These https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000368430641.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.60424c4dBpmK5E

A while back the near...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 11:27
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
Steve, that link does not work ? though I have...

Steve,
that link does not work ? though I have found the item 370491145997


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 08:51
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
Just to add a little more to this. I consider...

Just to add a little more to this.
I consider the internals of these mounts as a 'sealed' hydraulic system, 'loosely' similar to the braking system of the car.
Do you want air in the braking...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2020, 10:17
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
My garage is FULL of useful stuff, that's why the...

My garage is FULL of useful stuff, that's why the car is on the drive:eek:


There is the start of a 3rd row of holes, sorry but they are ALL metric in that plate, which was fortunate as the studs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 17:44
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
Made that plate some time in the 70's when I was...

Made that plate some time in the 70's when I was an apprentice.


That thumb, what you can't see is my hand shaking as I was pushing as had as I could. Although if I had tried that when that plate...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 16:25
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
Here is the one I threw away, only to get it out...

Here is the one I threw away, only to get it out of the bin, only for a few mins honest.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 14:54
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
Here's a question for anyone: If there is...

Here's a question for anyone:

If there is an air gap inside, what purpose does the liquid server?


.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 13:11
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By sln8458
I fitted a new mount just this week and there was...

I fitted a new mount just this week and there was no 'sloshing' from the new one.
The only way I could move the top stud out of line to the bottom stud was if I put it in a thread clamp in the vice....
Forum: Technology Forum 25th June 2020, 11:18
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By sln8458
me too!:shrug:

me too!:shrug:
Forum: Technology Forum 25th June 2020, 09:40
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By sln8458
I'm trying to create a custom dialogue box in the...

I'm trying to create a custom dialogue box in the cad program I use (Intellicad).


Within the dialogue will be a series of selection boxes to display a selection of standard blocks.


This is...
Forum: Technology Forum 24th June 2020, 13:28
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By sln8458
Anyone know 'lisp' language?

As the title.


Anyone know Lisp? more accurately AutoLisp.


I'm a complete novice and finding the forums TOO over my head!


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 13:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
That one is beyond me, on the drive, so will be...

That one is beyond me, on the drive, so will be going to our local 'Edd China'
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 11:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
Now you remind me...............

Now you remind me...............
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 10:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
Well I found the problem:} ...

Well I found the problem:}

https://serving.photos.photobox.com/45400523015f02184ed3a0545e262fac85ef5c11e5035220be249aec3fcb3fe28b5c06f8.jpg


The broken sections has been cut out, with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2020, 08:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,158
Posted By sln8458
This is REALLY going to tempt fate, however. ...

This is REALLY going to tempt fate, however.


I did this mod in 2012/2013, sometime over the Christmas holidays,
Still with that very same stat, temp still good.


Sorry, can't find which one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2020, 09:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
That is the plan, but first I have to find the...

That is the plan, but first I have to find the break:getmecoat:


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2020, 10:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Simon, You are a bit ahead of me...

Thanks Simon,


You are a bit ahead of me here:
:D:D
SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2020, 09:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys, Maybe I didn't explain...

Thanks Guys,


Maybe I didn't explain clearly :shrug:
The shorting plug fitted by Trikey is in the engine bay.
The fault appears to be the wiring between the 2 sensors and the plug in the engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2020, 18:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,166
Posted By sln8458
brake pad warning light wiring diagram

Hi All,


The brake pad warning light has been on for a while. Trikey has fitted a plug shorting the two wires together and put the light out, but I want to trace the broken wire and repair the...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th May 2020, 12:34
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By sln8458
"Display driver failed to start" help anyone?

OK,

So I have an Acer Predator desktop PC.

PREDATOR G3-605 - PC - INTEL CORE i5-4590, 16GB, 1TB + 60GB SSD, NVIDIA GTX960 2GB DEDICATED GRAPHICS DVDRW WIN 8.1(500w PSU)

Upgrades:
60GB SSD...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2019, 08:54
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By sln8458
Just a quick update while I have internet! ...

Just a quick update while I have internet!


Connected the orange/grey wire at the engine bay fuse box yesterday and all my gremlins have gone.
I assume that the error messages I was getting was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 10:37
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By sln8458
Hi Ian, It's the full factory harness, so...

Hi Ian,


It's the full factory harness, so it will be a BMW unit. I'll get the part no. for you.

This is the harmess and instructions I have been following...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 09:13
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By sln8458
tow bar and reversing sensors

Morning All,


I have been installing a OEM tow bar harness into my 75. Over the past couple of weekends I have finally finished the connections behind the glove box, tow bar connectors are NOT...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 15:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Steve, again :D I looked at those when I...

Thanks Steve, again :D
I looked at those when I was under changing the bottom mount. They looked fine, but so did the bottom mount until I put a large lever in, then the split was easy to see.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 10:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By sln8458
Diesel bottom engine mount & knocking sound

Background:

I have had a knocking sound for a little while, happens generally when I go over speed bumps & if/when I lift off the gas in low gears.

The mechanic I use was unable to trace it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 09:19
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
This is the underside of the base of the button. ...

This is the underside of the base of the button.

Mid way along each side (45 chamfer) there is a hole which aligns with the tabs on the button head.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 09:12
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
No I don't think so TC. Had I known that...

No I don't think so TC.


Had I known that the button was held on by the 4 tabs, and that there are holes in the base that align with the tabs i feel confident I could have removed the button...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 08:51
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
Well, I got the hacksaw out yesterday evening and...

Well, I got the hacksaw out yesterday evening and here is what I found:


This is the underside of the button. there 'was' 4 tabs, but one was cut off by the hacksaw:shrug:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 10:15
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
Cheers TC, I'll post a pic when I get...

Cheers TC,


I'll post a pic when I get inside it.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 09:04
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
Hi TC, The button on the right in your...

Hi TC,


The button on the right in your first picture, I just need the hollow dome.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 18:16
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By sln8458
Dismantle Push Button Switches

Has anyone dismantled one of the centre console push buttons?


I have a Traction pushbutton that I want to take the oval top off to replace the round one on French Mikes FBH contol box.


I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 16:45
Replies: 73
Views: 18,824
Posted By sln8458
The seats in my contemporary need a bit of TLC...

The seats in my contemporary need a bit of TLC with the drivers bolster starting to show signs of wear.


The trim code is LRP, can anyone tell me whet the colours are so I can order the necessary...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 11:08
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for the reply guys. I plan to run the...

Thanks for the reply guys.
I plan to run the link wire to the LSM this morning:eek::D

With your help and this thread -> https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=203800 <- I can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 14:20
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By sln8458
Towbar wiring 'Link Kit' fitting.

So I'm finally getting round to fitting my towbar.
I installed the main harness (rover genuine) some time back, but never managed to get time to fit the actual towbar and the electrical connections...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 08:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Hi Mike, No there is no apparent better...

Hi Mike,


No there is no apparent better sim, just personal preference.


There should be no need to remove the sim every 180 days, or whatever your chosen sim providers time period is. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 11:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Something like this Andy? ...

Something like this Andy?
https://serving.photos.photobox.com/770900379bb827216236ab73c5e341ba3b6ad498de7f7e78bf8d26a6010a38cd4cb002bf.jpg




SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 16:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Andy, Is that where the drivers side cup holder...

Andy,
Is that where the drivers side cup holder should be?


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 15:47
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
It's going behind the glovebox, near the fuses,...

It's going behind the glovebox, near the fuses, beside the box for the Dashcam/usb/teperature display power supply.


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 14:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
This is why I ask. SteveN

This is why I ask.


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 14:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Here you go Mike, from the EE web site: ...

Here you go Mike, from the EE web site:


"6.3You must make a Connection Action at least once every 180 days. If You do not, Your SIM Card will be disconnected from the Network and You will not be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 14:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Mike, My understanding is it has to be a...

Mike,


My understanding is it has to be a 'chargeable' item, hence outgoing:shrug:


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 14:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys. Mine has come with an EE...

Thanks Guys.


Mine has come with an EE sim, but some have a minimum usage clause.
ie, no out going calls/txt within 180 days and the sim is de-activated.


@Mike, have you had any issues with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 13:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By sln8458
What sim do you use in your GSM unit

Hi All,


I'm fitting a GSM to by FBH, just wondering which sim people are using?




SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 08:49
Replies: 104
Views: 27,964
Posted By sln8458
Hi Rich, I'm in the process of doing...

Hi Rich,


I'm in the process of doing this, but have a question,
You mention that you completely removed the chrome trim, how did you get to the clips down the sides of the screen without...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 08:03
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By sln8458
:eek::eek::D ;)

:eek::eek::D ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 08:02
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By sln8458
I noticed these on one of my daily walks, fitted...

I noticed these on one of my daily walks, fitted on a Merc', sorry not sure which one as I've forgotten.

Purchased from Fleabay -> https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291612701556 ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 09:43
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By sln8458
Up-graded my DRLs

The original set of DRL's I fitted a few years back had stopped working & due to health issues I just could not be ar5ed to sort them out, sad but that's the truth.


Anyway, with the health...
Forum: Events and Meets 25th January 2019, 15:14
Replies: 1,145
Views: 104,627
Posted By sln8458
Guys Whilst I can't make this trip I have...

Guys


Whilst I can't make this trip I have been following.
For breakdown cover I have all our family cars covered with StartRescue, they have been very good when called upon and not too...
Forum: The Pony Express 13th December 2018, 17:58
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By sln8458
Anyone near Bath?

As the title says, anyone near bath?
I'm looking at a set of alloy wheels & tyres (18") for my son's Insignia on gumtree. The seller has advertised as collection, is anyone able to help by...
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2018, 07:41
Replies: 65
Views: 3,942
Posted By sln8458
The best place for advice on this situation would...

The best place for advice on this situation would be pepipoo.com
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 20:38
Replies: 36
Views: 3,182
Posted By sln8458
Me too, see what arrives. It gets a good review...

Me too, see what arrives.
It gets a good review on amazon.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2018, 07:02
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By sln8458
The one I bought 'allegedly' came from a 5...

The one I bought 'allegedly' came from a 5 series, and yes my dash is walnut as I swapped from the plastic to the real wood version.

I have removed the switch and rod already.

Looks like I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By sln8458
My new gear stick/knob arrived today and is much...

My new gear stick/knob arrived today and is much darker that in the pictures on ebay:mad:
Has anyone sanded back and re-finished a BMW unit?

Or will I be the Ginny-pig:eek:

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2018, 13:04
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for the info guys, I will follow the...

Thanks for the info guys,

I will follow the suggestion in the link above, ie wood lever option mainly due to the health issue I had recently.:}

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2018, 10:54
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By sln8458
Auto gear stick swap

I've just bought a Walnut Auto gear stick/knob.

This post shows how to remove the gear stick & change over the knob.
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=177

Questions:
Has...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 20th September 2018, 09:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By sln8458
now GONE...............

now GONE...............
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th September 2018, 16:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By sln8458
sent you a txt m8:} SteveN

sent you a txt m8:}

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th September 2018, 07:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By sln8458
The're yours Andy. Let me know when you want...

The're yours Andy.

Let me know when you want to collect.

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th September 2018, 17:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By sln8458
R200/25 headlight protectors

Just found these in the garage, tad dusty.
Pt No. XBV100780 11/99

complete with 4 clips each side.

Free for collection, otherwise p&p costs only.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2018, 13:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By sln8458
Thanks, but all the links come up as a white...

Thanks, but all the links come up as a white screen!!:shrug:

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2018, 09:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By sln8458
Good Point, I already have a new cable on order...

Good Point, I already have a new cable on order with an inline fuse (10A I think) and the traffic light indicator.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2018, 14:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By sln8458
Thanks David, I have the 8mm ring terminals so...

Thanks David, I have the 8mm ring terminals so hopefully no need to drill them out.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2018, 11:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By sln8458
question for ctek owners

Has anyone fitted the 'comfort' cable and if so where did you connect to please.

I have just purchased a CTEK MXS 7.0 with the intention of fitting the comfort cable but just realised that the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 20:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By sln8458
Yes & no, in that order :D Steve

Yes & no, in that order :D
Steve
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 17:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By sln8458
Sharp eyes Kelvo is right:} Inside the foam,...

Sharp eyes Kelvo is right:}

Inside the foam, just to the left of the blue connector is a green connector!!!

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 16:10
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By sln8458
No, I don't think that is the one, it should be...

No, I don't think that is the one, it should be green!

http://www.basterfield.com/cars/Rover75/R75cruisewiring.jpg
copied from here https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=213385...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 13:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By sln8458
Hi, Mine was the plastic walnut until I...

Hi,
Mine was the plastic walnut until I changed it to real walnut, very much like stewarts, except I now have a walnut and black leather steering wheel :)....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2018, 10:47
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By sln8458
I too have fitted this in my Mk2 Contemporary SE...

I too have fitted this in my Mk2 Contemporary SE diesel.
As others have said, everything is there.

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th August 2018, 13:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,516
Posted By sln8458
I have these (17") on my 75, great last winter in...

I have these (17") on my 75, great last winter in the snow :} Only problem was everybody else.

you could always try gumtree, we shift all our unwanted stuff that way. Always plenty of people after...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2018, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By sln8458
Just wondering, What are peoples thoughts on...

Just wondering,

What are peoples thoughts on fitting one of these GSM units inside the front wing behind the wheel arch liner??
I currently have a French Mike unit but the phone has died and I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 18:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By sln8458
That was my thoughts too, twas a sunny day so no...

That was my thoughts too, twas a sunny day so no lights or demister! :D

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 18:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for your comments. I can get my son...

Thanks for your comments.

I can get my son to read the meter while I crank later tonight. will post the cranking voltage later.
I'll pull the battery later tonight and leave it on charge for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By sln8458
Battery problems

Hi All,
My car has stood idle for a while due to health problems.
I was cleared to drive a couple of weeks back, so I checked the car early last week (Tuesday) & it would not start, tried but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2018, 10:50
Replies: 316
Views: 89,443
Posted By sln8458
These heaters are used on narrow boats for...

These heaters are used on narrow boats for heating and hot water!
I considered using one to heat the garden room (shed :D )

Steven
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2018, 11:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Thumbs up Just to close this thread out for those reading...

Just to close this thread out for those reading later.

The new control valve + gaskets and O ring have been fitted and after a mix of short journeys and a run on our new section of dual...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2018, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By sln8458
I had an unfortunate meeting with a deer 2012...

I had an unfortunate meeting with a deer 2012 which resulted in my front bumper requiring repair. I had to manufacture a new mount for the near side fog light + a few cracks!!

I used this ->...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2018, 17:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,535
Posted By sln8458
this is where they should be: ...

this is where they should be:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/95849b0edac69762.jpg

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2018, 18:43
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Hi Arctic, I managed to get a genuine Bosch...

Hi Arctic,

I managed to get a genuine Bosch unit today complete with gasket set and the larger O-ring, just under £110 :). Bosch don't supply any of that even tho it's poor practice to re-use the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2018, 17:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Well, A slightly damp Trikey has just left,...

Well,
A slightly damp Trikey has just left, after a few teething problems with my 75 not wanting to talk with his T4 (hasn't seen one since Feb 2005 when it was being built) the diagnosis is the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 17:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Trikey, Yes I am about tomorrow all day. ...

Trikey,

Yes I am about tomorrow all day.

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 16:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Trikey, That is a VERY generous offer, and...

Trikey,
That is a VERY generous offer, and while i would be very grateful, am I not too far away? postcode is NR66PB.

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 16:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
OK, so I removed the electrical connector from...

OK,
so I removed the electrical connector from the fuel filter and started the engine. after a few seconds, 5 or so, the eml light came on, car was ticking over ok, any pressure on the accelerator...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 16:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Guys, Just been and removed both fuel lines...

Guys,

Just been and removed both fuel lines and the electrical connector from the fuel filter. Cleaned the fuel line connectors and the re-connect all 3.

Engine starts and within seconds the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 15:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Forgive me, but what will this establish? ...

Forgive me, but what will this establish?

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 15:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Arctic, I should pay more attention :duh:, pic...

Arctic,
I should pay more attention :duh:, pic two shows my engine with no UBP, pic three implied it was the same a s two but with the additional FBH.

Just to confirm I have been and looked and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 15:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Brian, The eml comes on, the engine then...

Brian,

The eml comes on, the engine then dies and following this the oil can light comes on. (lunchtime I did get a message on the dash 'low engine oil pressure' as the engine died.)

edit:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 15:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Hi Arctic, I'm 99% certain only one pump,...

Hi Arctic,

I'm 99% certain only one pump, however pic three in this post is what I have.
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=1200954

Which is the connector on the fuel filter,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2018, 14:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By sln8458
Unhappy Mk2 diesel, low fuel pressure & stalling, HELP please

I haven't been around for a while, family and health issues.

Anyway, after many years of faultless service my diesel stalled last night.
Engine management light came on and a few seconds later...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2015, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Latest update. Took the car to a second...

Latest update.

Took the car to a second garage (recommended by friend) and they have reported back.

Sniff test using the blue fluid is negative for HG failure :)
Pressure tested cooling...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2015, 11:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Latest update (from paranoid dad!) So...

Latest update (from paranoid dad!)

So Saturday morning the car was taken to recommended MOT station & an exhaust gas tester was put into the coolant tank. With engine running the HC ? reading...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2015, 12:09
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Question is does the overheat lamp light up now...

Question is does the overheat lamp light up now in normal driving?

No, warning light does come on (as normal) on turning the ignition key to on (self test I believe) but after that goes out &...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2015, 20:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Didn't get to the 25mile run, just a 3 mile...

Didn't get to the 25mile run, just a 3 mile (total) trip to local Asda. So in total it has covered 15 miles approx since the repair and coolant replacement.

And yes the coolant level has dropped...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2015, 20:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Quick update Just checked and there is a...

Quick update

Just checked and there is a film of oil in the coolant bottle.
So head gasket has failed & I'm expecting the head needs skimming too. :mad:

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2015, 13:10
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Hi Rick, thanks We took it out last night...

Hi Rick, thanks

We took it out last night on two runs 6 & 7.5 miles with a 2 hour break between (visiting family), also we are planning a run along a stretch of dual carriage way about 25miles in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2015, 12:35
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By sln8458
Not a 75 but still need advice/comments

OK this is about my sons 56 plate 1.4 corsa.

He has only been driving a few months, bought the corsa in june. I got a call Tuesday at work, he was at home. He had been out and on his way home...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2015, 14:17
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By sln8458
Hi Derek No temps here are still in the...

Hi Derek

No temps here are still in the 8-10deg C here so unfortunately that's not the source of my issue.

Thanks for the thought, they all help:}
SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2015, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By sln8458
question for members with FrenchMike FBH remote

Anyone with a FrenchMike FBH remote mounted installed behind the glove box?

I had issues with the mobile I was using when in the engine bay (battery box) I think it was related to heat cycling....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2015, 13:24
Replies: 316
Views: 89,443
Posted By sln8458
Hi Mike, I'm well :} though the same can not be...

Hi Mike,
I'm well :} though the same can not be said of my FBH :mad: I sent you an email this morning.

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2015, 07:59
Replies: 316
Views: 89,443
Posted By sln8458
Just a thought which maybe those who know more...

Just a thought which maybe those who know more can verify.

I think the glow pin doubles up as the flame failure sensor, so you may have a borderline glow pin. I seem to remember Mike having a...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 8th October 2015, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By sln8458
Any left? SteveN

Any left?

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2015, 14:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By sln8458
All I can say, without personal experience, is...

All I can say, without personal experience, is yes.
Guy at work forwarded that very link to me as we had been discussing similar problems. He went and bought one.
Came into work the day after he...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2015, 12:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By sln8458
This might be worth a go, guy at work got one and...

This might be worth a go, guy at work got one and recons it's the dogs...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9qr61C54uY (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9qr61C54uY)

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2015, 12:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By sln8458
Just to be different :D I went for 225/45...

Just to be different :D

I went for 225/45 17 Nexen N Fera SU1 B/B/69 and at £45 a corner I'm very happy.

Flack jacket on :}

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2015, 13:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,976
Posted By sln8458
Trikey In Chads first post he has a link to...

Trikey

In Chads first post he has a link to another thread about this problem -



So while it's a painful route (time wise) taking the pins out might be 'a' way forward?

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2015, 13:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,976
Posted By sln8458
This was my first thought, if one side had...

This was my first thought, if one side had released then there would have been a bit more room to work with.

Do the 'pins' protrude below the slam panel? maybe cut the bottom off as the grill is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2015, 12:20
Replies: 30
Views: 1,976
Posted By sln8458
Chad Does one side release? SteveN

Chad

Does one side release?

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 22:24
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By sln8458
Your signature does not state details of your...

Your signature does not state details of your car.
The suggestion that the problem being associated with the Fuel Burning heater would only be possible if your car is a diesel.

Is it :shrug:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 22:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By sln8458
^^^ What he said:D SteveN

^^^
What he said:D

SteveN
Forum: The Pony Express 5th July 2015, 11:01
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By sln8458
Via Sleaford - Newark - Mansfield - Alfreton -...

Via Sleaford - Newark - Mansfield - Alfreton - Matlock - Bakewell

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2015, 21:11
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By sln8458
Rob Mine is hard wired. I took apart the...

Rob

Mine is hard wired. I took apart the cigar adaptor & put the contents in a small black box. A couple of mini choc blocks for the supply & return (earth). Supply was fed via a piggyback fuse...
Forum: The Pony Express 2nd July 2015, 12:27
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By sln8458
If it helps any I will be travelling from Norwich...

If it helps any I will be travelling from Norwich to Buxton SK17 beginning of August.

SteveN
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