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Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By bl52krz
Personaly, I think these idiots are cutting the...

Personaly, I think these idiots are cutting the throats of shop keepers in Birmingham, and the shopkeepers seem to have had no say in the implementation of these areas. Mind with people buying on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 22:18
Replies: 63
Views: 2,064
Posted By bl52krz
Dont forget Simon, tighten the top nut up before...

Dont forget Simon, tighten the top nut up before tightening the bottom nut. Tighten the bottom nut when the weight of the car is on the suspension.As Rover/MG indicated.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2021, 22:05
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By bl52krz
Try Brown And Gammon, Baldock. Phone them and...

Try Brown And Gammon, Baldock. Phone them and talk to the counter staff.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 10:58
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By bl52krz
I use injector cleaner every other tank full in...

I use injector cleaner every other tank full in both the diesel and the petrol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 10:54
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By bl52krz
Robbery of car owners

Just wondering if anyone knows of any company that can retrofit a catalytic conversion, that would allow us to stop the robbers, who are getting more and more by the day, who charge for entering ulez...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 20:29
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By bl52krz
Cylinder 4 seems a bit suspect. Had mine on the...

Cylinder 4 seems a bit suspect. Had mine on the T4 at one of our meets and was advised that the reading was a bit high around that high figure.As Jon said, put a dose of injector cleaner in and give...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2021, 19:59
Replies: 825
Views: 77,826
Posted By bl52krz
That is exactly what I did to both my cars...

That is exactly what I did to both my cars today.........nothing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2021, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By bl52krz
As Simon has said, plus, before attaching the...

As Simon has said, plus, before attaching the cables, hold them up in the air and run some WD40 down them.Makes a hell of a difference. And while doing them, if you have a petrol vehicle, do the same...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2021, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By bl52krz
I suppose it had to happen Dave. Always fancied...

I suppose it had to happen Dave. Always fancied one when they first came out. Now you have to come up to our first Nano Meeting of the year. Will have to come down see it before then.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 15:39
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By bl52krz
All this hyped up info? On diesels, is just...

All this hyped up info? On diesels, is just that,hyped. I worked in a diesel smoke laden .environment for around 40 years. I should have been dead years ago according to so called facts. Did you know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 12:01
Replies: 825
Views: 77,826
Posted By bl52krz
Dont worry. With a bit of luck you might join us...

Dont worry. With a bit of luck you might join us if you behave yourself.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 687
Posted By bl52krz
Hey Rev. How about doing your good turn for the...

Hey Rev. How about doing your good turn for the day and donating them to a good cause. Bring them over to our next Nano Meet and offer them to real people who need them rather than speculators who if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 11:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By bl52krz
Dont worry to much. We are all likely to die of...

Dont worry to much. We are all likely to die of radiation poisoning before co2 gets you. Have a read about samples of ice taken at the poles, north and south. It proves there is no correlation...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2021, 15:34
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By bl52krz
Melwyn, can you let us know when you get them, if...

Melwyn, can you let us know when you get them, if they do fit our cars. I need one for the Connie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2021, 15:20
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
I thought it may be, as your avatar mentions...

I thought it may be, as your avatar mentions Kent. Been round the castle and the Ďtunnelsí, say no more. I have also watched the car/passenger ferries trying to get into western dock in bad weather....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 21:26
Replies: 122
Views: 9,395
Posted By bl52krz
I am extremely vain and would pay an extra...

I am extremely vain and would pay an extra ............2p for the reg number I want. Not for sale according to the DVLA.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 21:13
Replies: 825
Views: 77,826
Posted By bl52krz
I can not remember.......it’s been that long....

I can not remember.......it’s been that long. Don’t want to remember either. Did my stint and now comfortably got my feet up. Aaahhhh the memories.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2021, 18:27
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to have a look at the Diesel this...

Decided to have a look at the Diesel this afternoon in the garage. Not tried starting it for around 3/4 weeks, so gave it a whirl. Started on the button straight away. Put the eberspacher on to warm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2021, 00:06
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By bl52krz
MGA on TV Now12.00 am Saturday.

Watch it now programme 12
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 16:34
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By bl52krz
Caliper is very accurate checked against my...

Caliper is very accurate checked against my micrometer. Recommend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By bl52krz
It is normal insurance policy to screw you for...

It is normal insurance policy to screw you for what they can get. Last year, Rover 75 Diesel £325. This year £660. Go jump in the lake. Never paid that much for the 2.5V6 Connie SE last year
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 15:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By bl52krz
I would love to know how many of them still...

I would love to know how many of them still believe in ghosts.Just a �� thought; could it be the ghost’s that are putting the co2 up so high?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 16:40
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Nice looking motor. Which castle is it in the...

Nice looking motor. Which castle is it in the background please? Just one little hint:- watch out for rust starting where you have the chrome wheel arches. Often fancied those myself but the rust...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 16:28
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By bl52krz
I can remember in the 50s we were being told we...

I can remember in the 50s we were being told we were entering another mini ice age. That also never happened. Some of these off Centre people still think the world is flat. But as has been said,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 13:15
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By bl52krz
In my 82nd year of being on this rock floating...

In my 82nd year of being on this rock floating around the sun, I have come to the conclusion that the human race, some of them anyway, are to stupid to understand what a load of rubbish they are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 23:57
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. We are having to move to a new Nano Meet...

Hi Ian. We are having to move to a new Nano Meet site because the Four Ashes pub we used to use is unavailable at the moment. The new site is not that far from the old one.If you have a satnav, put...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2021, 23:26
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
I always have suggested that you should not...

I always have suggested that you should not remove the undertray when people have said they are removing it. At our Nano Meets, when drivers want something done which requires the opening of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2021, 19:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By bl52krz
Its all this warp factor speed you get upto I...

Its all this warp factor speed you get upto I reckon Bob.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2021, 19:26
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By bl52krz
Sign of the times if you allow it to happen....

Sign of the times if you allow it to happen. There is talk of charging you to enter the shops soon. They have to get their money back. Doh
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 21:59
Replies: 122
Views: 9,395
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. The only reg I want is COX 50N. You can...

Hi Steve. The only reg I want is COX 50N. You can guess why.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 21:03
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By bl52krz
That was more than lucky Bob. It would have been...

That was more than lucky Bob. It would have been a crying shame if it had gone altogether.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 23:20
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By bl52krz
If I remember correctly, you can cut one wire...

If I remember correctly, you can cut one wire that is fixed to the fbh that goes to the kbus?. If Trebor or Devilish see this post they will advise you. My fbh sometimes starts running but does not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 19:43
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By bl52krz
I watched that on bangers and cash last night,...

I watched that on bangers and cash last night, and thought it was a waste of a good car. Watched it going up a drive and it looked like a ship in a storm......rolling all over the place. I suppose it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 00:29
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By bl52krz
I always remember when I was taking my then...

I always remember when I was taking my then girlfriend, now my wife of 60 years this December, down to London for a day out in my 100E Ford van, on the New M1. I remember we were talking about what...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2021, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By bl52krz
As Dave(Stocktake) says, the low speed still...

As Dave(Stocktake) says, the low speed still sounds very fast, but if you get it on a T4 for a test, it will show you that it is the slow speed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 19:42
Replies: 37
Views: 1,582
Posted By bl52krz
We have a school in our road. 20 MPH speed...

We have a school in our road. 20 MPH speed limit.Double yellow lines and restricted times for loading and unloading. What a joke the lot is.Every day people are parking , sometimes all night, and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 19:28
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By bl52krz
Well done that man.I used to smoke Senior Service...

Well done that man.I used to smoke Senior Service 80 cigarettes a day. Add that up over around 15 years and you have a tidy sum. Forward to today’s prices for running a car. I would say that running...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 00:14
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By bl52krz
I think you will find that behind the cover are...

I think you will find that behind the cover are the solenoids that ‘work’ the auto box gears. Brake Duty Solenoid and the like.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2021, 18:53
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By bl52krz
Find out the burial sites for people around that...

Find out the burial sites for people around that time, and visit each one in turn. My wife and I spent frosty days looking round graves to try and find one
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 22:00
Replies: 46
Views: 2,664
Posted By bl52krz
You say you cleaned the inlet manifold and egr,...

You say you cleaned the inlet manifold and egr, but you never mentioned the map sensor that is in the inlet manifold? Did you clean that ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 21:01
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By bl52krz
Try the national archives at Kew. Put National...

Try the national archives at Kew. Put National Archives in your browser. They have 11,000,000 records.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 21:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,681
Posted By bl52krz
I reckon some bright spark will come up with some...

I reckon some bright spark will come up with some additive that will negate the effects of ethanol. Any bets?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 20:55
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks for the link Chris. Just ordered some.

Thanks for the link Chris. Just ordered some.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 20:32
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By bl52krz
I have always found DMGRS most helpful when in...

I have always found DMGRS most helpful when in dire straits about parts. Well done Scott.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 17:22
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By bl52krz
Can not see the need for a webasto heater in a...

Can not see the need for a webasto heater in a petrol rover/Zt. Mine seems to warm up in a couple of minutes even in the minus 3 we have had this year. Abroad in Norway/Sweden I can understand, same...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2021, 19:07
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By bl52krz
You paid in Rupees Chris?

You paid in Rupees Chris?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 17:24
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
The problem is people don’t read the small print...

The problem is people don’t read the small print hidden away very often in small print you can only read with a good magnifying glass.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 17:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,681
Posted By bl52krz
Got to save the world though havenít we? So...

Got to save the world though havenít we? So catalytic cleaners will be destroyed. More mining for precious metals. Talk about a load of trumpery. Just as said above, more money for the rich again....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 17:07
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Can not believe the difference a little bit of...

Can not believe the difference a little bit of rubber makes. Glad you found out the reason for the bad vibes. Little tip Dave, put some tape round the aircon pipe where it is rubbing on the bonnet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 22:50
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By bl52krz
There is the record office at Kew.

There is the record office at Kew.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 22:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
Managed to get the car showered and washed...

Managed to get the car showered and washed yesterday (Sunday) and this morning , guess what? Once again covered in white ash again, not sand. I suppose with all these volcano’s popping their tops,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 11:53
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By bl52krz
I have had three off the bay, and they are...

I have had three off the bay, and they are alright. The buttons are not so soft as the original ones but no problem.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 11:25
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By bl52krz
When I used jesuschristlaterdaysaints it was...

When I used jesuschristlaterdaysaints it was free. No charges whatsoever. Ancestry .com also have not always charged. I was on their website for a few months before they decided to start charging....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 16:36
Replies: 35
Views: 1,924
Posted By bl52krz
Dont pay Ancestry.com. Try Jesuschrist...

Dont pay Ancestry.com. Try Jesuschrist Latter-day Saints.......free. I traced my ancestors back to 1720 on their website.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By bl52krz
Aahhh. It’s started. Nod.Nod.Wink. Wink. You know...

Aahhh. It’s started. Nod.Nod.Wink. Wink. You know what I mean!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 16:27
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By bl52krz
Just Been Reading about problems people have been...

Just Been Reading about problems people have been having when buying online abroad in the E.U. Scared into paying more for items, paying extra vat, having trouble with delays, problems when wrong...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 12:32
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By bl52krz
Thats handy. Nearest shop to me at Erdington. Ten...

Thats handy. Nearest shop to me at Erdington. Ten minutes away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 12:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
So they did not have Ferrari Dino’s then?

So they did not have Ferrari Dino’s then?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 12:00
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
Evidently there is a part of the sea between GB...

Evidently there is a part of the sea between GB and Holland, where the fishermen keep bringing up sabre tooth tiger teeth and parts of other animals that at this time only live in Afric. I suppose...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 22:44
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
I don’t know how many people know about volcanic...

I don’t know how many people know about volcanic eruptions, but they say that although during the pandemic lockdowns that have taken place throughout the world the amount of co2 has actually gone UP....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 19:43
Replies: 29
Views: 1,314
Posted By bl52krz
Volcanic Ash

I donít know if anyone else has noticed, but the last bits of rain we have been having where I live, and the left over residue of frost and dew, has been contaminated by what looks like ash when it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2021, 22:30
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By bl52krz
Thats only on a Sunday.

Thats only on a Sunday.
Forum: V8 Forum 7th April 2021, 19:40
Replies: 15
Views: 1,966
Posted By bl52krz
I could get a cheap Aston Martin for what you...

I could get a cheap Aston Martin for what you have spent on bodily fluid for your car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 19:33
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By bl52krz
Take the plug off the top of the ubp and put some...

Take the plug off the top of the ubp and put some Vaseline on the terminals, and then put the plug back on and off a couple of times. Might do the job. Did mine and it was ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 22:15
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By bl52krz
You were told not to keep polishing and adding...

You were told not to keep polishing and adding all that bling.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 22:07
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By bl52krz
I have only ever sprayed Waxoyle once. Always use...

I have only ever sprayed Waxoyle once. Always use the old paint brush.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:42
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By bl52krz
Looks And sounds like the one I have from my...

Looks And sounds like the one I have from my grandfathers old Morris TenFour 1930s era. Mine still works and still has the little valve key with it.My grandfather wanted me to have the car to stop me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 14:31
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By bl52krz
The only thing I have used for over 40 years is...

The only thing I have used for over 40 years is Waxoyle.Never been disappointed.I can see the difference in my diesel car that has had it slapped on every year, and the petrol one I bought from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 13:30
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By bl52krz
No need to be a stranger Mike, you can carry on...

No need to be a stranger Mike, you can carry on what you have been doing.......pop in and have a browse round the forum. You may still be able to have an input. Good luck if you decide to buy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2021, 16:49
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By bl52krz
If it is not working, then I presume the car does...

If it is not working, then I presume the car does not start?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2021, 22:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. You could try William Marston...

Hi Chris. You could try William Marston Ltd,Fazely Street, Birmingham. They have got a good reputation. Phone No:-0121-643-9534.You can send for a sample of material if you want to. Not far from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 16:49
Replies: 37
Views: 1,582
Posted By bl52krz
Obviously you are missing...

Obviously you are missing something....................the councils inefficiency. I have this morning, drove on a road in Kingstanding Birmingham, that they partly closed at night to repair. They...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 23:46
Replies: 13
Views: 823
Posted By bl52krz
Any pictures Simon please? I have a thick piece...

Any pictures Simon please? I have a thick piece of felt that I put over the wings when I am messing in the engine department.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 2nd April 2021, 18:50
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By bl52krz
10.00am until 4.00pm

10.00am until 4.00pm
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2021, 16:06
Replies: 54
Views: 1,964
Posted By bl52krz
The vacuum method was used by Lates600 when I had...

The vacuum method was used by Lates600 when I had my timing belts changed by him last year. Had no probs with it since and water at same level bottom of header tank marks on the bottom.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2021, 15:48
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By bl52krz
There are two screws you can take out at the rear...

There are two screws you can take out at the rear of the flap.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By bl52krz
Exactly what I did with the old pipe my son left...

Exactly what I did with the old pipe my son left in the spare wheel well when I bought the car off him. Not tried it yet Andy, but hope it will be ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By bl52krz
One of the awkward paints to respray I have been...

One of the awkward paints to respray I have been told?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 08:51
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By bl52krz
Where is Andy? Another one to rescue for you.

Where is Andy? Another one to rescue for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2021, 16:41
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By bl52krz
Its 6 degrees here. Yesterday 22 degrees. From...

Its 6 degrees here. Yesterday 22 degrees. From shorts to overcoat. Supposed to be colder tomorrow. Well it Is England. What do you expect?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2021, 16:35
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. Anyone over 70 years of age will only...

Hi Jules. Anyone over 70 years of age will only be allowed out until one hour before dusk. The reason is it is a recognised accident black spot when the sun is going down. If you have to wear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2021, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By bl52krz
Have you got a fbh? If you have it might be that...

Have you got a fbh? If you have it might be that starting up, but it would not go up and down with different engine revs.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2021, 19:36
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By bl52krz
I found mine like that when fitting a new tank...

I found mine like that when fitting a new tank pump. I purchased a spray can of expanding foam and sprayed it up the pipe towards the wheel arch after cleaning all the crud out, waited for it to come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2021, 19:21
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By bl52krz
Did the fan operate when you put the aircon on?

Did the fan operate when you put the aircon on?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2021, 21:07
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. E.mailed, phoned, private message. Tried...

Yes. E.mailed, phoned, private message. Tried phoning this morning but no luck. Will try phoning again. Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2021, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By bl52krz
Ched

Hi CHED. Trying to contact you, phone and text, and not getting through? Everything ok I hope.Give us a ring mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 17:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By bl52krz
Thats Great . The last time we met was at a meet...

Thats Great . The last time we met was at a meet in Llangollen.You had got Redfive, and of course, it won best car. A lot of water has gone under the bridge since then. I think we will still be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By bl52krz
Well done and here’s to the next 21.

Well done and here’s to the next 21.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2021, 16:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,251
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. Banana is Rover/ZT. She is known...

Hi Bob. Banana is Rover/ZT. She is known throughout the length and breadth of GB and on the continent. With regards to the ‘getting back on the road’, I am just about holding on to do as I am told....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2021, 22:42
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By bl52krz
When one of mine was broken when I bought it, I...

When one of mine was broken when I bought it, I got on Autodoc website, and got two Sachs rear springs from them. I measured the thickness of the spring with my micrometer and the steel thickness was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2021, 22:25
Replies: 54
Views: 1,964
Posted By bl52krz
It should be the air being sucked into the...

It should be the air being sucked into the system. With the header tank normally full to the top when the engine is at operating temperature, when it cools down, there is a ‘shrinkage’ of water,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 22:16
Replies: 42
Views: 3,097
Posted By bl52krz
They ought to get tough on the specification of...

They ought to get tough on the specification of L.E.D. and the other ridiculous headlights that are really not fit for purpose on new cars, never mind older cars.There is supposed to be a height at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 21:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By bl52krz
I know mine, the kv6 auto, when I leave the...

I know mine, the kv6 auto, when I leave the allotment, which is on a quite steep hill, will not get out of third until I reach around 2,500 revs and have taken it as normal because the engine, and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2021, 21:57
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By bl52krz
If you look it up , you will find that 5/30 full...

If you look it up , you will find that 5/30 full synthetic C3 is recommended.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2021, 15:28
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By bl52krz
Just donít tell everyone Nigel.

Just donít tell everyone Nigel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 19:09
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
I am afraid Delphi parts are /have become a joke....

I am afraid Delphi parts are /have become a joke. I now would never buy anything made by Delphi.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 18:54
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Nigel. Nice to hear you got the full house...

Hi Nigel. Nice to hear you got the full house today. You spent some time getting it right this time. Congrats is in place.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 19:06
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By bl52krz
When I go to Asda, I always park almost as far...

When I go to Asda, I always park almost as far away from the shop as I can. Usually no one parks there because you have to do a long walk to the shop. Came back out the other day, and my car was the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 18:56
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to use some Autoglym leather balm on the...

Decided to use some Autoglym leather balm on the seats in the Connie today. Looks quite nice .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 18:51
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Looks like the parts have been nicked again mate.

Looks like the parts have been nicked again mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 22:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,108
Posted By bl52krz
Been discussed on hear many many times. When the...

Been discussed on hear many many times. When the price is deemed a worthy buy, he will get a sale, but not until then. Be ok for a museum.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 23:58
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By bl52krz
Seems like you and your family have really been...

Seems like you and your family have really been through it the last six months or more. Perhaps you may get some satisfaction from getting your car back in good shape, and be able to enjoy life...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 23:47
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By bl52krz
Very well done on saving another beautiful car...

Very well done on saving another beautiful car from the scrapper. Now you can enjoy your new car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 18:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By bl52krz
Driven by feel I think. Notice not a picture of...

Driven by feel I think. Notice not a picture of the engine compartment.I wonder why?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 18:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By bl52krz
As Rover is the name of a dog, perhaps the name...

As Rover is the name of a dog, perhaps the name ‘Singer’ could be put up for sale? I can sing, but not very well. Now, there’s a conundrum for you to sort out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2021, 20:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,282
Posted By bl52krz
A lot of people do not pay road tax or insurance,...

A lot of people do not pay road tax or insurance, nor mot their cars.You don’t know until they have an accident with them. In your case I reckon you are in the disabled category?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2021, 20:42
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By bl52krz
You mean:- look after the customer, and the...

You mean:- look after the customer, and the customer will look after you, and also recommend you. Been using the same garage to do a few and far between jobs on my cars over the last 30 odd years....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2021, 22:01
Replies: 15
Views: 5,884
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks Steve. That’s the one. Found out what it...

Thanks Steve. That’s the one. Found out what it was when I had that problem with the brand new ubp from rimmers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2021, 11:43
Replies: 15
Views: 5,884
Posted By bl52krz
I think you are on about the little whitish...

I think you are on about the little whitish coloured component to the rear of where the pipes come from, to the bottom of the ubp. A bit like a saucer shape.?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2021, 18:25
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Was this on the project car Dave,or the blue one.

Was this on the project car Dave,or the blue one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 21:16
Replies: 38
Views: 1,724
Posted By bl52krz
Always bought home grown cars.Triumph Renown,...

Always bought home grown cars.Triumph Renown, Austin A90 Westminster.Chevette, Daimler V8 250, Montego Diesel, Rover SD1 2600, SD1 Rover 3.5 V8
Rover 220 SD diesel, Rover 75 Diesel, Rover 75 V6...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 17:15
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By bl52krz
The last time I read anything on this trader was...

The last time I read anything on this trader was that someone had tracked him down to living on the border somewhere between America and Canada.
He was not a nice chap to deal with. A lot of people...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 20:16
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By bl52krz
Mgrv8

Just received my Vantage Magazine for this quarter, and looking through the ads, I noticed there was an MG RV8 for sale. 1995, 6,000 miles from new.£24,995. Anyone interested, Desmond J Smail, Olney.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th March 2021, 16:29
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry Jon. I ment when you use an isolator switch...

Sorry Jon. I ment when you use an isolator switch on the battery. I think Steve in post 4 puts it more succinctly than I managed.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 10th March 2021, 16:08
Replies: 47
Views: 3,549
Posted By bl52krz
I know what you mean. There are a few of those...

I know what you mean. There are a few of those kind of people about. They come under the umbrella of ‘do what I say, not what I do’. Worlds full of them at the moment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 14:07
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome to this fine club. Just one word of...

Welcome to this fine club. Just one word of advice, don’t get yourself murdered.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By bl52krz
Lets hope we get a nice surprise who buys it. I...

Lets hope we get a nice surprise who buys it. I can tell you it won’t be me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 13:42
Replies: 37
Views: 1,582
Posted By bl52krz
If you consider a road by you is unfit for...

If you consider a road by you is unfit for purpose by being in a bad condition, A+B designated, you can serve a ‘section 56 ‘ notice on the council to repair it.They receive grants to repair these...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 9th March 2021, 19:46
Replies: 47
Views: 3,549
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Trebor. I notice that there is a football club...

Hi Trebor. I notice that there is a football club for sale in long lane near enough the same name. Not fate rearing it’s ugly head again is it? Hope not.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2021, 18:44
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. I don’t know much about elektrickery...

Hi Jules. I don’t know much about elektrickery but I can not see how having turned off the electric to the systems in /on the car, can make a big difference.Otherwise, every time you switch off, you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2021, 11:04
Replies: 66
Views: 2,985
Posted By bl52krz
I have a better suggestion than using an electric...

I have a better suggestion than using an electric car. Just don’t buy them. What will they do then? Really, people are their own worse enemy. It reminds me of a saying that used to wind me up when I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 22:28
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By bl52krz
I can never understand why people think it is ok...

I can never understand why people think it is ok to clean the outside, but not the engine compartment. Only takes 2/3 minutes when washing the bodywork.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2021, 20:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By bl52krz
Doubt it is because of old diesel. My car has...

Doubt it is because of old diesel. My car has been in the garage since last end of June, and does not smoke at all on start up, with the diesel that was filled up full at that time.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2021, 20:02
Replies: 43
Views: 1,960
Posted By bl52krz
Just disconnect it and see if there is a white...

Just disconnect it and see if there is a white surface on the connections. A little dab of wd40 or electric contact spray on it then replace should do.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2021, 18:05
Replies: 43
Views: 1,960
Posted By bl52krz
Have you tried the connection on the end of the...

Have you tried the connection on the end of the fuel rail that feeds the diesel to the injectors?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2021, 22:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By bl52krz
Hi John. Been reading and assimilating what is...

Hi John. Been reading and assimilating what is being said.
Let me give you my experience of when I believe belts should be changed.my background: anything mechanical to do with cars.
I bought my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2021, 00:19
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
I think that your last paragraph means you have...

I think that your last paragraph means you have not connected the sensor up that is behind the bumper. Not sure but think I read it somewhere.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2021, 00:13
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By bl52krz
No doubt it will join the fleet in the best...

No doubt it will join the fleet in the best possible way.............we’ll looked after. You must let us all know what you end up doing to it. Well done.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2021, 23:44
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By bl52krz
Put some Vaseline on the connection.

Put some Vaseline on the connection.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2021, 23:38
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By bl52krz
Could be the pipe from the inter cooler to the...

Could be the pipe from the inter cooler to the egr.If it has got a split in it, you will know if you plant your foot on the loud pedal because a load of black smoke will follow you up the road.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 19:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,943
Posted By bl52krz
You must be like me then. I missed the visitors...

You must be like me then. I missed the visitors as well?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 19:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,011
Posted By bl52krz
I used to have an electric 3kw water heater for...

I used to have an electric 3kw water heater for the Rover SD1 3.5.
Just used to connect up to the car on the front drive overnight, and plug in the socket on the wall in the morning. Would be on for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 20:13
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By bl52krz
Marvellous motors aren’t they Scott. Never seem...

Marvellous motors aren’t they Scott. Never seem to age in design, and some of the colours can still not be beaten even after all those years. I particularly like the blues, as yours is. Might get to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 23:29
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
The bumper gel is good for the black panels at...

The bumper gel is good for the black panels at the edges of the doors also, and the backs of the door mirrors, unless they are chrome of course.lol��
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 23:12
Replies: 40
Views: 2,316
Posted By bl52krz
You Certainly are a glutton for punishment Glenn....

You Certainly are a glutton for punishment Glenn. You will have to take things a little slower. When I read that you had got some iron work in your leg, I thought you would mend quicker than I did. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2021, 20:04
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to wax the KV6 this afternoon. I tried...

Decided to wax the KV6 this afternoon. I tried Speed Wax on the first panel, the offside front door. And then my favourite, Autoglym Resin Polish on the rear door. Guess what I used on the rest of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2021, 23:30
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By bl52krz
Drop Mickyboy a message on here. He might have...

Drop Mickyboy a message on here. He might have one I am sure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2021, 23:24
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to give the Connie a wash while the sun...

Decided to give the Connie a wash while the sun was out. Probably rain tomorrow now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2021, 00:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,435
Posted By bl52krz
The same happened to me. That also was a coil...

The same happened to me. That also was a coil pack. Number 4 at the back you might guess.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2021, 23:46
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks Chris for that bit of info. Don’t like...

Thanks Chris for that bit of info.
Don’t like to admit it, but starting to think about getting one myself now I am getting a bit long in the tooth. This year tho, the time I used to have to do an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2021, 21:08
Replies: 41
Views: 1,550
Posted By bl52krz
Just out of interest, has anyone used one of...

Just out of interest, has anyone used one of theses devices, pela or such like, and when finished, took the sump off, and seen how much oil and gunk is left in there?
Just interested because after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2021, 19:40
Replies: 66
Views: 2,985
Posted By bl52krz
I am afraid all the hype and hysteria about...

I am afraid all the hype and hysteria about ‘saving the planet’ is just that. Ask the scientists how much shyte is going round the world from all these volcanoes that keep erupting. The residue of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 19:39
Replies: 104
Views: 6,607
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave. Can’t the 180 be uprated if it’s a good...

Hi Dave. Can’t the 180 be uprated if it’s a good engine instead of dropping a secondhand engine in, be it 190? There’s not that much difference is there? Isn’t it just the cams. More lift and all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 14:55
Replies: 43
Views: 2,492
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rick. I must admit that when I first read the...

Hi Rick. I must admit that when I first read the start of the post, I thought that it was close to being a bit ‘near the knuckle ‘, and thought of all the work that you had personally put into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2021, 22:59
Replies: 104
Views: 6,607
Posted By bl52krz
[COLOR="Blue"Your Mk2, is that the one from that...

[COLOR="Blue"Your Mk2, is that the one from that tv programme where most of the people have been murdered?[/COLOR]
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2021, 22:56
Replies: 31
Views: 1,860
Posted By bl52krz
What a brain dead idea from a brain dead thought...

What a brain dead idea from a brain dead thought machine.
Travel by bus? You really are joking. And I can travel for free anyway being retired. Think I have used my bus pas about 10 times in 16...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2021, 16:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,892
Posted By bl52krz
I like your analogy of the big club. If they all...

I like your analogy of the big club. If they all fall to bits after around 8 years, just think of the income generated. Robbery without the violence comes to mind. Plus just think of the profits...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2021, 16:34
Replies: 29
Views: 1,892
Posted By bl52krz
Lesson learnt. I went with an old friend, a lady...

Lesson learnt. I went with an old friend, a lady indeed, to have a look at a Citroen many years ago at a garage in Birmingham. Quite surprised how good it looked, and perfect inside, tyres good, no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2021, 22:42
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By bl52krz
Havea look at the lower engine mount. I thought...

Havea look at the lower engine mount. I thought my engine or gearbox was going to drop out when mine went. LATES600 changed mine amongst other jobs he did, and it was like driving another car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2021, 22:36
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By bl52krz
Come On you know you will miss her being around....

Come On you know you will miss her being around. Still it’s nice to see things are getting back to some kind of normality. Good luck is wished for you both.
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