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Forum: Items Wanted 8th April 2021, 08:32
Replies: 0
Views: 84
Posted By Geoff130
Sandstone centre console

Sandstone beige centre console, glovebox lid, light switch panel and steering column cowl needed.

Thanks

Geoff
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 1st April 2021, 18:19
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Geoff130
In the original Hiline setup the speakers were...

In the original Hiline setup the speakers were fed from the amp and the amp fed by the boot mounted radio. I assume you can easily reconnect the speakers to the Hiline amp. The four pairs from your...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st March 2021, 18:20
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Geoff130
Sunroof motor

The sunroof motor in my daughters 75 2.5 V6 has burnt to a crisp, even melted the plastic brush holder. Has anyone got a spare?

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2021, 12:52
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Geoff130
I'd listen to Brian.

I'd listen to Brian.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 21:28
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Geoff130
Yes it's the E38 E39 E46 E53 E83 or Range Rover...

Yes it's the E38 E39 E46 E53 E83 or Range Rover I-bus version, swap the unit in the boot and that's it, all the controls work as standard. Some people have needed to fit an amplified aerial but I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2021, 19:13
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By Geoff130
The BMW Mk4 units are a straight swap and up to...

The BMW Mk4 units are a straight swap and up to date discs are available for them.
The older Mk3 units could easily be damaged by removing power while the car's k-bus is active (with minutes of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2021, 18:34
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Geoff130
The simplest option if you already have TV is to...

The simplest option if you already have TV is to fit a BMW hybrid tuner in place of your current one, I even got away with using the same aerial but no options are cheap.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2021, 10:40
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By Geoff130
mg zt 190 rear calipers

I stripped the old ones, had them vapour blasted then painted to match the car (firefrost red) using standard base coat and two pack clear. Then I replaced all the seals, pins and pistons with a kit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2021, 18:51
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Geoff130
Replacing rear seat covers

Has anyone advice on how to refasten the zips on the rear seat backrests, I have fitted the front factory seat heaters to the base but now want to do the upright part. I can get them apart, how do...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 27th November 2020, 10:22
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Geoff130
They have now gone

They have now gone
Forum: Items Wanted 25th November 2020, 19:43
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By Geoff130
I have a used one that's had the heater panel...

I have a used one that's had the heater panel removed, you're welcome to it if it's any use
Forum: Items Wanted 19th November 2020, 22:43
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Geoff130
LHD memory seat switch pack and Premium Grille

As per the title, why ask for something impossible when you can ask for two impossible things, I'm looking for a LHD memory seat switch pack and a grill for a genuine Rover premium bumper. You've all...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th November 2020, 19:43
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Geoff130
Sorry, I missed your reply, yes ,I still need...

Sorry, I missed your reply, yes ,I still need them.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 29th October 2020, 23:02
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Geoff130
The leather is fine but there is a plastic rod...

The leather is fine but there is a plastic rod underneath that fastens the piping to the foam and was attached with wire rings that I cut to get them off. Swapping them over to a cloth seat should...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 29th October 2020, 12:40
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Geoff130
The front are the same as far as I'm aware but...

The front are the same as far as I'm aware but the back definitely won't fit a tourer I'm afraid
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 27th October 2020, 22:40
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Geoff130
Hi Rick, They are from a mk1 and the drivers...

Hi Rick,

They are from a mk1 and the drivers side one was previously damaged on the outside and I broke a couple of clips getting it off. Single piped I think.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 27th October 2020, 00:31
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Geoff130
Sandstone leather seat covers

I have a set of Sandstone leather seat covers with heaters. No frames as the rear set were broken and I've used the front ones to make a height adjustable passenger seat.

Now gone.
Forum: Items Wanted 27th October 2020, 00:27
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Geoff130
FBH and LHD memory seat switch pack

As the tile says, I'm looking for a complete fuel burning heater to retrofit and and a switch pack for a LHD electric memory drivers seat.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 9th October 2020, 14:47
Replies: 26
Views: 2,569
Posted By Geoff130
Hi, I don't suppose it has a good MAF sensor or...

Hi, I don't suppose it has a good MAF sensor or are you looking for another diesel?
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 1st September 2020, 23:48
Replies: 14
Views: 2,372
Posted By Geoff130
They are a straight swap Graham but you need the...

They are a straight swap Graham but you need the video module to match your head unit, widescreen or 4:3. Digital tv units need a widescreen head unit.
Forum: Items Wanted 1st September 2020, 23:18
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By Geoff130
Sony roof mounted monitor XVM-R75 plastic trim

My daughter has a roof mounted Sony monitor XVM-R75 but the trim was loose and the grandkids have had great fun pulling it to pieces. A working one would be nice but the DVD changer has never worked...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th August 2020, 21:50
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Geoff130
Wheel centre caps DTC100150

I am looking for a set of four centre caps for 17" starspoke wheels, the old ones have part number DTC100150
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2020, 10:58
Replies: 14
Views: 1,317
Posted By Geoff130
Does anyone have a link to the scrolling ones?

Does anyone have a link to the scrolling ones?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2020, 13:10
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By Geoff130
A big thank you to Ssizefive and Sewerman

I've just had a great day out collecting a full set of five 18" straights from Steve and Scott. It was nice meeting you both and thanks again, I'll post some pictures when they're fitted.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 22nd July 2020, 12:17
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By Geoff130
18" Straights

I'll take them if still available please, would collection at the weekend be ok or would you prefer sooner

Thanks

Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 12th June 2020, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Geoff130
Would you be willing to part with them when they...

Would you be willing to part with them when they are done?
Forum: Items Wanted 12th June 2020, 18:57
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Geoff130
Serpent

I smashed one of my 17" Serpent alloys in a pot hole and I'm looking for one to replace it, I'd also be interested in another as a full size spare.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2020, 19:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
I think I'm beginning to get the message, a trip...

I think I'm beginning to get the message, a trip to the shops showed the low pressure falling from 3.2 Bar down to 1.7 Bar under load. Reading the faults that were clear before I set off there were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2020, 21:48
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
I can get the wife to drive next time we need...

I can get the wife to drive next time we need shopping, I can check the live data then, I only have TOAF though not a T4.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2020, 21:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
As you said Brian, the ITP is fine, there was a...

As you said Brian, the ITP is fine, there was a break in one of the wires from the LP sensor about 2mm from the connector with corrosion inside the insulation, no diesel in the relay though. It's now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2020, 22:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks Brian, I'll pull the old relay apart in...

Thanks Brian, I'll pull the old relay apart in the morning. Everything around the under bonnet pump looks dry but I'll check it again in the daylight. I replaced the filter last week.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2020, 22:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Geoff130
I would be interested in the dvx changer.

I would be interested in the dvx changer.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2020, 22:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
This seems to be getting worse and has took a...

This seems to be getting worse and has took a couple of attempts to start recently. I'm have about half a tank of fuel since adding a bottle of Forte diesel treatment. I've rechecked and the low...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2020, 17:58
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks Mike, they do run for about a minute, it...

Thanks Mike, they do run for about a minute, it does seem longer until you time it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2020, 14:14
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
The in tank pump sounds like it's continuously...

The in tank pump sounds like it's continuously too. There's a tee after the filter, one leg goes to the high pressure pump the other seems to go back under the filter somewhere. Is that anything to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2020, 13:04
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
I have now tried wiggling the injector harness as...

I have now tried wiggling the injector harness as suggested with no effect but I did find the ECU end of the harness came off quite easily so re-seated it but still the same. I've also tried a new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2020, 17:27
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By Geoff130
I had all sorts of issues with mine occasionally...

I had all sorts of issues with mine occasionally not starting , unplugged the MAF and thought i'd cured it but in the end it was the fuel pump relay in the glove box. Might be worth a try.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2020, 13:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,222
Posted By Geoff130
What's the best way to disable the EGR?

What's the best way to disable the EGR?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 15:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks, as I've got a bit more time on my hands...

Thanks, as I've got a bit more time on my hands than usual i'll take the loom off from the ECU and check it all end to end.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 17:45
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Geoff130
CDTI Judders over 2000 RPM

My CDTI has been running fine since changing the fuel pump relay (Intermittent starting) Recently it's learned a new trick, somewhere around 2000 to 3000 RPM it feels like it's misfiring or juddering...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2020, 18:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
Today just to be sure I checked the plenum was...

Today just to be sure I checked the plenum was dry and it is, tried with and without the MAF but no difference and also disconnected and blanked off the control pipe to the EGR still the same.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 15:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By Geoff130
CDTI struggles over 2000 RPM

My CDTI has been running fine since changing the fuel pump relay (Intermittent starting) and unplugging the MAF sensor (wouldn't rev over 3000 RPM) Recently it's learned a new trick, somewhere around...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 09:29
Replies: 69
Views: 12,118
Posted By Geoff130
Just been looking for a fix for my A/C when I...

Just been looking for a fix for my A/C when I found this, same problem with ER both sides. It was fuse 34 in the end but a reverse connection to a new powerfold mirror was what blew it! Who would...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th December 2019, 22:36
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Geoff130
17" Serpent Alloy Derbyshire

I hit a massive pothole recently and need a replacement Serpent alloy wheel, the rim on mine is beyond repair. At the right price a full size spare would also be handy.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 20:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,072
Posted By Geoff130
The horn sounding once on locking is an...

The horn sounding once on locking is an indication something isn't shut, door boot or bonnet. I have just found out in the pouring rain that a dodgy MAF sensor can make the car not start, simply...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 11:31
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
On the basis of it's dead anyway and nothing to...

On the basis of it's dead anyway and nothing to loose I gave the sensor a good soaking with Electrlube contact cleaner and blew it out gently (not with an air line) a couple of times, let it dry and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 12:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks for all the replies, I unplugged the MAF...

Thanks for all the replies, I unplugged the MAF and it revs freely to 4000 RPM now, completely different. I'll get a new Bosh sensor now.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 01:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
Quote The longer stroke, heavier crank and...

Quote
The longer stroke, heavier crank and flywheel of the diesel engine in general tends to give it these characteristics. I have had many older diesels, the free-est revving being the 2003 Audi...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 00:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
That's what I was asking really, is this a normal...

That's what I was asking really, is this a normal response or is there something wrong with that's causing this.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 00:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
Roughly 180,000 miles, I replaced the old...

Roughly 180,000 miles, I replaced the old intercooler pipe with a new one, I also cleaned the EGR and inlet manifold, there was about 10mm of coke in it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2019, 22:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
I don't know if it's related but there is a smell...

I don't know if it's related but there is a smell of the exhaust inside although It doesn't sound like the exhaust is blowing
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2019, 21:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
Posted By Geoff130
CDTI power drop over 300RPM

I recently bought a cdti to save it from the scrapyard and while fixing MOT failures ( brake pads, discs, handbrake, rear jacking point and number plate lights) I also fitted a new air filter, viton...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 15:50
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Geoff130
I had the same thought regarding the mayo but it...

I had the same thought regarding the mayo but it seems to be getting worse although it may just be me. The vee has always been dry with none of pink stains found around the water pump. I may have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 14:02
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By Geoff130
Just needs bleeding properly?

My ZT190 came with an engine that was replaced at 75k miles and had done 125k when I bought it. The previous owner had replaced and skimmed the heads he said and it doesn't leak oil or water. It does...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 23:10
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By Geoff130
Diesel remap identification

Is there any way of telling if a diesel has been remapped previously?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 17:57
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Geoff130
Thank-you both, with the engine running and...

Thank-you both, with the engine running and de-mist selected the fan is behaving as it should.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 13:15
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Geoff130
Strange radiator cooling fan behaviour

My ZT190 has recently had a new water pump as it was leaking a small amount of coolant ( approx. 1/4 litre every 150 miles) and the pink stains where quite obvious (once the cambelt cover was off)....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2019, 19:17
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By Geoff130
ZT190 Camshaft locking tools

I'm thinking of changing the camshaft oil seals on my ZT 190 but looking at most of the tools for locking the cams to fit new belts afterwards seem to be for anything but the 190. Does anyone know...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2019, 17:11
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Geoff130
Did you ever get to the bottom of this, my ZT190...

Did you ever get to the bottom of this, my ZT190 does exactly the same.
The fan works fine and the coolant level is correct. It has always had an issue with blowing one of the engine bay fuses if...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th July 2018, 13:09
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Geoff130
door handle trims

I'm looking for a couple of the chrome trims for the interior door handles, not bothered if the clips are broken, also black and dark grey front door cards.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2018, 20:28
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks, that seems OK then, the fan is working...

Thanks, that seems OK then, the fan is working and the open road readings are as you say. I always keep an eye on the coolant level, it had a leaking pipe to the oil cooler, when I bought it, now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2018, 20:38
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Geoff130
KV6 running hot

I have a ZT190 that the digital readout on my Android head unit says is running between 95 to 103 degrees. At this temperature the hoses do not seem to be excessively pressurised. An infrared...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2018, 23:51
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Geoff130
Traction control motor

The gears in my daughters KV6 traction control motor have failed, does anyone know of a source for spares or sensibly priced equivalent?
Forum: Items Wanted 20th June 2018, 23:19
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By Geoff130
Traction control motor

Traction control motor wanted for KV6 2.5
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2018, 23:34
Replies: 27
Views: 2,699
Posted By Geoff130
My old 1.8 NASP struggled to rev at all standard,...

My old 1.8 NASP struggled to rev at all standard, I put in the K&N panel filter, 52mm throttle body, VVC inlet manifold and MG135 cams. none of them gave big improvements on their own but combined...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2018, 19:25
Replies: 4
Views: 1,164
Posted By Geoff130
Where did the water appear in the boot, mine is...

Where did the water appear in the boot, mine is coming from a plate near the passenger side hinge. It's obviously coming in elsewhere and running down but this is where it shows up. Fully sympathise...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2018, 20:25
Replies: 25
Views: 2,148
Posted By Geoff130
I love the animated ones on you tube MG ZT...

I love the animated ones on you tube

MG ZT in red for me if possible please Rick
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 14th March 2018, 21:30
Replies: 33
Views: 4,691
Posted By Geoff130
Are you still making the modified handbrake...

Are you still making the modified handbrake compensators, my daughters car needs one, I have the old one out. Can you let my know the cost, I could do with posting it as the car needs an MOT or I'd...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2018, 22:37
Replies: 56
Views: 6,341
Posted By Geoff130
I had a 1.8 75 for years and gradually added all...

I had a 1.8 75 for years and gradually added all the goodies. Best improvement was 17" serpents but I also fitted MG135 cams, VVC inlet manifold, 52mm throttle body and K&N filter. It ran very well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2017, 20:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,919
Posted By Geoff130
Pistols at dawn for the climate control?:}

Pistols at dawn for the climate control?:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2017, 00:50
Replies: 34
Views: 2,277
Posted By Geoff130
You may be able to get a better one locally but i...

You may be able to get a better one locally but i have a front bumper in starlight silver, primertalic I think Brian calls it with scratches but you're welcome to it if you can pony express it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2017, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By Geoff130
There are two steel pipes that feed the oil...

There are two steel pipes that feed the oil cooler that run across the front subframe. I've just replaced mine with a stainless steel unit as the old one had rotted through. Water was running from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2017, 19:10
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Geoff130
It is loosing a bit of oil somewhere, about a...

It is loosing a bit of oil somewhere, about a litre per 1000 miles, it doesn't noticeably smoke and there aren't any drips when it's parked. There is a bit in the throttle body and VIS manifold that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2017, 19:39
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By Geoff130
ZT190+ smell of oil through heater

As the title says my ZT smells of oil fumes unless the AC is on recirculate. I've checked the breather pipes and the T piece, they are fine, any other places to check?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2017, 13:06
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Geoff130
Smile Thanks DMGRS

I just wanted to thank Mat for the great service recently, new water pump, very reasonably priced side repeaters and MG sill trims.
Forum: Items Wanted 18th October 2017, 20:37
Replies: 0
Views: 373
Posted By Geoff130
VIS motor motor

Does anyone know of a supplier for the actual electric motor used in the VIS motors?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2017, 00:30
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Geoff130
Yes, it has sunroof, leather, heated memory...

Yes, it has sunroof, leather, heated memory seats, message centre, auto dimming mirror, HK audio, Sony roof mounted DVD player, headlight washers, cruise, traction control, parking sensors and rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2017, 15:59
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks for that but I have the MOTs back to 2013,...

Thanks for that but I have the MOTs back to 2013, what worries me more is a V6 on 120,000 miles with no record of a cam belt change.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2017, 12:55
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Geoff130
Anyone know the history of this car?

I've just bought a 75 2.5 V6 auto for my daughter however with no service history she isn't going drive it until the belts get done or I find out they don't need changing. It's BX5400D and apparently...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2017, 00:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,314
Posted By Geoff130
I was impressed by the before photo, really nice...

I was impressed by the before photo, really nice job Rick.
Forum: Items Wanted 15th September 2017, 00:46
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Geoff130
ZT seats

I'm looking for a set of sports seats in black or black/red for a ZT 190, with electric heating and memory.

Got a set now thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2017, 20:42
Replies: 8
mph
Views: 416
Posted By Geoff130
Search for BRAND NEW Rover 75 Digital Speed...

Search for BRAND NEW Rover 75 Digital Speed Readout

I tried to copy the link but not sure if I've done it right.


https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=173990
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th August 2017, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Geoff130
You wouldn't have the rear one would you? is this...

You wouldn't have the rear one would you? is this still available?
Forum: Swap-a-rama 4th August 2017, 00:34
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By Geoff130
Got one now Thanks

Got one now Thanks
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 19th July 2017, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By Geoff130
Hi David The E46 ones definitely fit. There...

Hi David

The E46 ones definitely fit. There are some rarer ones out there that have a CD in them rather than the cassette. If you want the CD to work you'll need a BM54 radio tuner with the flat...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 16th July 2017, 11:36
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By Geoff130
Black oak dash for Walnut

I have one of the older walnut veneer dashes that I would like to swap for a black oak one.
Forum: The Pony Express 9th July 2017, 14:42
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Geoff130
That's great Kev, thanks very much.

That's great Kev, thanks very much.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th July 2017, 14:29
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Geoff130
My point about changing the caps is that people...

My point about changing the caps is that people change the door speakers and get no improvement then wonder why. The problem is the standard HK amp doesn't feed low frequencies to the door speakers...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th July 2017, 00:35
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Geoff130
Actually Simon it's not as bad a design as you...

Actually Simon it's not as bad a design as you think, the input impedance is quite high reducing the load on the head units amps but having low gain means it is less susceptible to noise over long...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2017, 20:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,114
Posted By Geoff130
Mine gives very cold air, I'm sure someone with...

Mine gives very cold air, I'm sure someone with more experience will tell you how to check further.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2017, 09:21
Replies: 24
Views: 2,679
Posted By Geoff130
Looks great and a fantastic number.

Looks great and a fantastic number.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2017, 00:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By Geoff130
These are not the sausages you're looking for:D

These are not the sausages you're looking for:D
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 8th July 2017, 00:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Geoff130
I've tried it all ways, reversed the left speaker...

I've tried it all ways, reversed the left speaker only, right speaker only and reversed both. Nothing seems help most make it worse.
My thoughts on the better sound with the boot open is that you...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th July 2017, 23:16
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Geoff130
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehostin...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/thum_117975960031714597.jpg ('https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/vbimghost.php?do=displayimg&imgid=24108')

Above is the circuit diagram of...
Forum: The Pony Express 7th July 2017, 21:23
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Geoff130
Gretna to Midlands

Is anyone going to the Gretna meet able to bring a set of 190 calipers and disks somewhere closer to the Midlands?
Forum: Items Wanted 7th July 2017, 01:50
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Geoff130
Got one now thanks

Got one now thanks
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th July 2017, 01:47
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By Geoff130
I tried this but the problem is that the parcel...

I tried this but the problem is that the parcel shelf sub is trying to direct sound from that centrally located port to the front of the car and it loses power by the time it gets there. The amp or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2017, 01:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Geoff130
Yes, you're right, the linkage was just loose...

Yes, you're right, the linkage was just loose inside the manifold, I know there is a suggestion that ripping out the butterflies will give more power and will certainly stop the rattle but at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2017, 11:12
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks, I checked with TOAF last night and both...

Thanks, I checked with TOAF last night and both my vis motors are showing errors. I thought the manifold rattle I had was the butterflies and didn't realize the motors could cause the rattle too....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2017, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Geoff130
That's what I think too, I don't mind buying new...

That's what I think too, I don't mind buying new discs and pads as they are easy to find I belive it's the caliper and mounting that are harder to find.
Forum: Items Wanted 4th July 2017, 22:25
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Geoff130
Electric sunblind

I'm after a rear parcel shelf in dark grey/black with the fittings for the electric sunblind, I don't need the blind itself. I could swap with a sandstone one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2017, 22:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,491
Posted By Geoff130
Has fixing the vis motors stopped the rattle?

Has fixing the vis motors stopped the rattle?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2017, 22:12
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Geoff130
I've already been there, I was beginning to...

I've already been there, I was beginning to worry.

off_assembly_date Wednesday, 13th October 2004 @ 12:45:42
model ZT
variant 190 +
num_doors 4
paint_code CEV
brochure_model_desc ZT M2 Plus...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2017, 16:29
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Geoff130
ZT190+ brakes

I recently bought a ZT190+ , I knew the wheels had been swapped so didn't pay much attention given the sale price. Checking later I found it came with 16" wheels on, I didn't think they would fit a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2017, 13:03
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By Geoff130
Caused vibration at idle on my 1.8, wish I had...

Caused vibration at idle on my 1.8, wish I had read more about them first. They worked great on the suspension.
Forum: Items Wanted 26th June 2017, 13:17
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Geoff130
V6 Manifold

I've just bought a ZT190+ with a rattling, Does anyone have either a working one for sale or one I can use to practice repairing mine on.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2017, 22:45
Replies: 123
Views: 7,845
Posted By Geoff130
Same thing happened to my daughters Renault, the...

Same thing happened to my daughters Renault, the aux belt shredded but the cams could still be seen turning through the oil filler but driven by a half width belt. Turned over fine but zero...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th June 2017, 23:48
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By Geoff130
I've been trying to get mine right for years. the...

I've been trying to get mine right for years. the HK sub is awful and the amp has an excessively low frequency cut off on the main channels.

I have tried replacing the speakers in the sub as the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2017, 17:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Geoff130
Don't know how I missed that, I got exactly the...

Don't know how I missed that, I got exactly the same attitude on the phone, Thanks guys.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2017, 10:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Geoff130
Has anyone looked at this or know anything about...

Has anyone looked at this or know anything about it's history, I'm interested but when I rang the chap was rather unhelpful, it has no service history and is priced for what it is apparently. I'm not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2017, 10:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,926
Posted By Geoff130
From his website you're right, £525 road tax and...

From his website you're right, £525 road tax and no mention of any service history.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 24th May 2017, 23:34
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks but I don't think these are programmable,...

Thanks but I don't think these are programmable, there are ten BA14741 quad op-amps, three or four TA8233H power amps depending on the model, a TIP32C transistor to switch the power on and off and 7...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2017, 00:56
Replies: 38
Views: 3,550
Posted By Geoff130
Most people will happily pay that for the front...

Most people will happily pay that for the front bumper and LED rear lights.
Cat C write off for a broken bumper and parking sensor, possibly boot floor but I doubt it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2017, 17:33
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By Geoff130
Driving through a (very) deep puddle to entertain...

Driving through a (very) deep puddle to entertain my granddaughter. I found out the hard way that the Shannon tube isn't a snorkel even if it's been replaced with silicon hose. While waiting for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2017, 22:16
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By Geoff130
Over the last four weeks I've replaced the No.1...

Over the last four weeks I've replaced the No.1 piston and con-rod, while the head was off fitted a new up-rated oil ladder, MLS head gasket, a couple of MG TF135 camshafts, poly bushed the lower...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2017, 21:56
Replies: 13,608
Views: 1,178,604
Posted By Geoff130
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2017, 21:37
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Geoff130
Turned out to be air in the heater matrix. I...

Turned out to be air in the heater matrix. I flushed it through but there was nothing but a good flow of clean water. I'd taken the hoses off at the engine and clamped them after flushing to make...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2017, 13:31
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Geoff130
Which fuse is blowing?

Which fuse is blowing?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2017, 23:25
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Geoff130
No hot air

I've noticed that the heat available in the car is a lot less than it used to be. According to my Intravee the coolant temperature is usually around 90C. Looking at older threads this seems to be a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2017, 21:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Geoff130
You're probably right, if any car needs a bit...

You're probably right, if any car needs a bit more throttle when the steering is on full load the 1.8 nasp is the one. I wish mine had never been connected,it's currently unplugged and judging by the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2017, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Geoff130
It's a 2004 1.8 SE and just about any possible...

It's a 2004 1.8 SE and just about any possible option wiring that could be left out was. However this was definitely connected both ends and isn't just a switch, it's a three wire sensor. It was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2017, 01:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks for the replies, I thought you may be...

Thanks for the replies, I thought you may be interested to hear that the eventual culprit was a failed power steering load sensor! I found it by removing every pin on the large ECU connector apart...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2017, 00:50
Replies: 40
Views: 5,133
Posted By Geoff130
I've used the VVC manifold and 52 mm throttle...

I've used the VVC manifold and 52 mm throttle body with a K&N panel filter. A noticeable difference. I recently added the MG 130BHP cams and I'm quite impressed.

I've had a VVC head for a couple...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2017, 00:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By Geoff130
When you say they work off a battery is that just...

When you say they work off a battery is that just to the motors or through a switch pack. Like the rear sunblind the switch packs rely on current sensing to tell when to stop the motor. If it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2017, 23:12
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By Geoff130
ECU Repair?

My car 1.8K recently started showing unusually high coolant temperatures (102 C) on my Intravee but the coolant level was fine and not excessively hot. It then started reading -128 c which is the...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 16th March 2017, 21:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,182
Posted By Geoff130
Just leave the battery, aux, ground and K-bus...

Just leave the battery, aux, ground and K-bus connected so it can see the CD changer and then connect your audio in place of the CD changer line outs. Let me know if you need the colours.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2017, 15:31
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By Geoff130
I'm thinking of doing the same having recently...

I'm thinking of doing the same having recently bent a con rod (don't ask, but there's worse things than HGF) how did badly was the insurance affected?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2017, 15:47
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Geoff130
I've found the Gtechiq C4 to be good but it isn't...

I've found the Gtechiq C4 to be good but it isn't the permanent fix it says on the box. I suppose the original plastic faded eventually. It seems to last about six months.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2017, 12:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,936
Posted By Geoff130
Do you have the pre-facelift ones?

Do you have the pre-facelift ones?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2017, 15:39
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By Geoff130
Schematic of the Harman Kardon amplifier required

Hi, I tried this in the ICE section but the thread disappears so quick. Can anyone help with a schematic of the Harman Kardon amplifier, I have changed the speakers in my sub and doors but the amps...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 8th March 2017, 20:53
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Geoff130
Harman Kardon Amp schematic required

Hi, can anyone help with a schematic of the Harman Kardon amplifier, I have changed the speakers in my sub and doors but the amps are set up to match the factory speakers response. I would like to be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2016, 14:26
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Geoff130
Bbus

Does anyone know the pinout of the four wire connector on the BBUS? I'm trying to retrofit headlamp washers and my car doesn't have the loom. I have a BMW unit complete with plug but the colours are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2016, 13:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By Geoff130
I had a couple of Sportmaxxes fitted to my 17"...

I had a couple of Sportmaxxes fitted to my 17" Serpents recently, amazing value from Halfords online. They were under £80 each fitted and balanced, and the guy came to me on a day of my choice. Great...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2015, 18:32
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By Geoff130
It's the fob you want to re-use not the blade I...

It's the fob you want to re-use not the blade I take it. I did this and spent hours using a Dremmel and small drill bit to drill out the corners then slowly prise out the sides of the collar.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 25th October 2015, 11:20
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By Geoff130
Buy a BMW hybrid tuner, it's a straight swap....

Buy a BMW hybrid tuner, it's a straight swap. It's not cheap though.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th July 2015, 21:14
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By Geoff130
The answer to the question is that it's not a...

The answer to the question is that it's not a hard job.
Forum: V8 Forum 28th July 2015, 21:11
Replies: 20
Views: 3,287
Posted By Geoff130
I have been watching it too, notice it's had a...

I have been watching it too, notice it's had a change of rear lights during the photo session.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 24th July 2015, 19:05
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Geoff130
I had a spare XQK100190 that I believe is for the...

I had a spare XQK100190 that I believe is for the saloon without hi-line and wanted to see if I could increase the sub woofer drive as I've replaced the standard sub woofer speakers with a couple...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2015, 18:38
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By Geoff130
I had something similar a few weeks ago, never...

I had something similar a few weeks ago, never happened before or since. Having been driving in the rain I was about to walk away from the car and noticed the wipers were still on and the car hadn't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2015, 22:05
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
The ZCS coding was changed at a nano meet, I see...

The ZCS coding was changed at a nano meet, I see from your link Phil T4 is closest to me but still quite a distance. I had hoped to ask him about it at the Sherwood Forest event last weekend but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2015, 01:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
Yes, I got the complete headlining in good...

Yes, I got the complete headlining in good condition with ultrasonic sensor and wiring harness including rain sensor and auto dimming mirror wiring from a local scrappy for a tenner. I had to swap...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2015, 00:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks for the de-code Brian, what's the...

Thanks for the de-code Brian, what's the difference between Rain Sensor and Rainsensor G2 ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2015, 00:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
I wish it was that simple, they are still working...

I wish it was that simple, they are still working as intermittent. Tried turning them off then back on to intermittent during recent rain so the car was in motion but regardless of the amount of rain...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2015, 00:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
Thanks Brian I'll read it in the morning, I have...

Thanks Brian I'll read it in the morning, I have the BMW scanner to read it, but have nothing to re-write them if wrong. I have recently had rain sensing wipers enabled and ultrasonic module too. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2015, 20:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,413
Posted By Geoff130
ZCS Codes

Could anyone let me have a copy of the spreadsheet used to work out ZCS codes, I have a 1.8 SE with a few retrofitted parts and I want to check against the readout from my BCU as well as see if...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th July 2015, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By Geoff130
Harmon Kardon amp circuit diagram?

Does anyone have the circuit diagram of the Harmon Kardon amplifier?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2015, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Geoff130
Low coolant indicator

I'm still looking for a way to turn on the low coolant indicator on the IPK, it comes on during self test and I've followed the circuit back through the LED driver to one of the processors. I have...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 29th June 2015, 11:43
Replies: 116
Views: 13,257
Posted By Geoff130
Hi Mark, I would like to attend, please put my...

Hi Mark, I would like to attend, please put my name down
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 11th June 2015, 22:52
Replies: 17
Views: 2,080
Posted By Geoff130
Just one amp, 6 channels, XQK100190, it fits in...

Just one amp, 6 channels, XQK100190, it fits in the boot along with the sub woofer, XQA100000.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 4th June 2015, 21:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,288
Posted By Geoff130
Mine was intermittent too, If you follow the 12v...

Mine was intermittent too, If you follow the 12v in from the plug it goes to a 5v reg, via a switch (solid state) that was my problem. I never did find anyone who would repair them, offer a...
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