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Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 11:11
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
yes.... if they have one macafee2

yes.... if they have one

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2020, 09:24
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By macafee2
FWIW I have used these...

FWIW I have used these...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2020, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
mmm a dad refuses to pay child maintenance, he...

mmm a dad refuses to pay child maintenance, he can afford it but refuses to pay.
tack away his licence if he does not pay may prompt him to pay
take away his licence he cant work he cant afford...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 19:11
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
yes the lights come on when someone from "ford"...

yes the lights come on when someone from "ford" wants them to come on, not when you as a driver wants them on and I have looked at the dashboard thought great the light5s are on and then look again...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 17:49
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
why no? for a lot of people the thought of losing...

why no? for a lot of people the thought of losing their license would be enough for them to pay.


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 17:25
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By macafee2
if it is just "foam" then I don't think it is...

if it is just "foam" then I don't think it is screwed in place or held in place by a fir tree, it's held in place by some "mastic" but it has been a while since I've had a door car off.

if on...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2020, 15:53
Replies: 9
Views: 141
Posted By macafee2
should Judges be able to

suspend driving licences for things other then traffic offences?

Suspend for such things as failing to pay money ordered by the court, fines, compensation etc.

I'm thinking more for those...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 15:49
Replies: 12
Views: 314
Posted By macafee2
I thought 13 was just some foam or polystyrene? ...

I thought 13 was just some foam or polystyrene?

see item 16 here https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001902

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 09:55
Replies: 13
Views: 379
Posted By macafee2
well, we had a frost last night so there :) ...

well, we had a frost last night so there :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2020, 00:23
Replies: 12
Views: 830
Posted By macafee2
You are doing this outside, my god your a better...

You are doing this outside, my god your a better man then me. I would want to be inside for that amount of work.
Nice to see people so keen on their cars, I've not got the confidence to remove a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 22:27
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By macafee2
you can also get a new polystyrene surround to...

you can also get a new polystyrene surround to take the tool kit but you need to remove the existing polystyrene surround. This is a bit of a faff but well worth doing.
Also there is a new insert...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 13:30
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By macafee2
Have we a plug to fit or where to get one

I have not been able to source a BMW towing relay from a scrap yard and so neither have I been able to get the plug with wire that fits into it.


Does a Rover 75 have a plug that will fit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 13:25
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By macafee2
going by rimmer's web site, no. 1.8 turbo and...

going by rimmer's web site, no. 1.8 turbo and none turbo look to be the same. 2L and 2.5 look to be the same, diesel is different again.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2020, 11:25
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By macafee2
stupid stupid idiot

To make a mistake once is forgivable, to make it twice is foolish but to make it 3 times in 5 minutes is sheer stupidity.

Went to put my motorbike battery on charge. disconnected the Live cable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 09:54
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
I blame the digital dash board for this. Because...

I blame the digital dash board for this. Because it lights up, as did the dash board of older cars when the lights are turned on, drivers may think their headlights are on. As for no lights on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 09:50
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By macafee2
qustions about FBH

please don't groan for yet another FBH question :)

I think I have understood that if I apply an earth to start the FBH but remove it after a few seconds or sooner that if I did this enough...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 09:41
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By macafee2
what things have you checked? I ask so we do not...

what things have you checked? I ask so we do not ask if you have checked them already :)

macafee2
Forum: Humour Corner 18th January 2020, 23:21
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By macafee2
Lipstick

Few days ago my wife asked me to pass her, her lipstick.

I miss heard and passed her the glue stick.

She has not spoken to me since

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:41
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
I think the hi line display can have a digital...

I think the hi line display can have a digital speedo activated, reads a different speed then the needle speedo

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:38
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
when would you want the mirrors to fold out, each...

when would you want the mirrors to fold out, each time you unlock or lock the door? Wife's Focus they unfold each time the car is unlocked. Oh how I worry about the gears, ever time I go to the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2020, 21:34
Replies: 46
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
I hate hate hate automatic lights. No end of...

I hate hate hate automatic lights. No end of trouble turning on and off when I want the opposite.
My wife drove up to Edwinstowe a few days ago, so concerned was I about automatic lights I asked...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2020, 18:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By macafee2
I at first did not see this was an old thread, I...

I at first did not see this was an old thread, I would have asked if the forward and back switch worked. I seem to recall a thread saying the ECU's on the seats are known to fail.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2020, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By macafee2
My wife used these...

My wife used these https://www.bon-voyage.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIheaFjMmN5wIVVuDtCh3FtQVpEAAYASAAEgI4w_D_BwE
for a trip to Canada and was very pleased with the itinerary, "hotels" and places to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 22:18
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
I made some inserts over a year ago and I've not...

I made some inserts over a year ago and I've not had a problem with the lens coming loose. Time consuming but a sense of achievement... ooh and cheaper then the kit on ebay :)

good luck

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2020, 20:43
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
reverse bleed, bleed from the slave cylinder...

reverse bleed, bleed from the slave cylinder towards the master. Generally one bleeds from master to slave.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 22:20
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
Do you have access to a lathe? If you do...

Do you have access to a lathe?

If you do see https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=287100&highlight=cluster

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 22:17
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
cheers, but see post 6 from Arctic. ...

cheers, but see post 6 from Arctic.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 21:19
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
I've wondered about doing this but I am very...

I've wondered about doing this but I am very worried that new fluid would cause either the master or slave to leak.
I'd like to know peoples thoughts.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
agh I searched it Titles only, not the whole...

agh I searched it Titles only, not the whole post, found it thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 21:00
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
this is what I get "Sorry - no matches. Please...

this is what I get "Sorry - no matches. Please try some different terms."
which I what I get when I tried before my post asking for help

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
Repairing an alternator

I'm looking for links to parts to repair a diesel alternator, if they can be repaired.
Seen some How To's but did not see links to the spares

If you have links I'd appreciate them please
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 17:53
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By macafee2
https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=rover+75+rear+su...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=rover+75+rear+suspension+diagram&tbm=isch&source=iu&ictx=1&fir=ZBcGxfF1LbK_FM%253A%252CbNb3JD9wnGs56M%252C_&vet=1&usg=AI4_-kTGckF0SIKUFJYyPxdG9EcB7tlN4Q&sa=X&ved=2ahU...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 17:43
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By macafee2
That looks like a lot of work. Please do a...

That looks like a lot of work. Please do a project thread if you go ahead.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 16:52
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
cheers Arctic. I make some inserts out of I...

cheers Arctic. I make some inserts out of I think Nylon or some sort of "plastic" rod. They were tight fitting with some Super Glue added :). I then used the fix that... was it you suggested, to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 16:03
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By macafee2
duplicate post, sorry macafee2

duplicate post, sorry

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 15:41
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By macafee2
I thought it just flattened the beam, am I wrong?...

I thought it just flattened the beam, am I wrong?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:38
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
fwiw I think this is the kit referred to, if not...

fwiw I think this is the kit referred to, if not VikingMG could you post a link to it please?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By macafee2
I'd say short one. Long one does not look right...

I'd say short one. Long one does not look right or genuine. What is on the end of it?

acafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:24
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By macafee2
not sure what model. If it did fit I was going to...

not sure what model. If it did fit I was going to say there is as near as you may get a "sandstone" one at the scrap yard

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 12:23
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By macafee2
will a BMW 5 series laod cover fit a Tourer

Will a BMW 5 series Tourer load cover, fit a Rover 75 Tourer?


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 08:11
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By macafee2
Advice on Alternator for a diesel

looking at Rimmers web site the alternators for diesel are the same, they don't differ between 75 and ZT, manual or automatic or year. Is this correct?

I see to recall something about 2 wire...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2020, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 720
Posted By macafee2
perhaps only important if you intend to sell or...

perhaps only important if you intend to sell or enter a competition but I think it depends on the mods, some are a nice addition while others are not so nice.

Does electric memory seats detract...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th January 2020, 09:41
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By macafee2
power steering pump

This came from a facelift 1.8 non turbo.
No idea if it is any good.
can be collected from Southampton or probably at the end of the week from Edwinstowe if I know today you want it so it can be on...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:45
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By macafee2
Here we are in the 21st Century

Here we are in the 21st Century and right now people cannot get to and from the IoW due to stormy seas. Ferry and Hovercraft services currently suspended.

Thank goodness it is not a journey I...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By macafee2
https://tv.bt.com/tv/tv-from-bt/wheeler-dealers-dr...

https://tv.bt.com/tv/tv-from-bt/wheeler-dealers-dream-car-air-date-channel-presenters-11364404760999

scroll down page for a list of cars

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2020, 19:30
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By macafee2
channel 322 on BT TV macafee2

channel 322 on BT TV

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2020, 16:02
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By macafee2
Going around the IOM in a car

Is this genuine or digitally created?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRg5Sp1iQMc (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRg5Sp1iQMc)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 15:45
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By macafee2
Although post one says no lights are on, is the...

Although post one says no lights are on, is the boot light on? I ask as this may not be visible if a saloon.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2020, 10:19
Replies: 18
Views: 884
Posted By macafee2
I find threads like this sad. You need to...

I find threads like this sad.

You need to weigh up the expected maintenance costs of your Rover verses the cost of purchasing and maintaining a replacement vehicle.

I retired a bit over 2...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 17:17
Replies: 33
Views: 1,271
Posted By macafee2
unless I have misunderstood the title of this...

unless I have misunderstood the title of this thread is sensationalising.
The article does not mention banning cars altogether but from driving thru.

Problems with public transport :-
These...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 16:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
along the same lines ...

along the same lines
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Ninco-50393-NSCC-2006-Renault-Megane-Club-Car/161799722764?hash=item25ac03d70c:g:SI8AAOSwzaJX29qa...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 15:52
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By macafee2
I wonder if the firm that owns the lorry was...

I wonder if the firm that owns the lorry was aware he had no license.

Lucky no one else was involved

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2020, 14:43
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
the email was not requested and when I got it I...

the email was not requested and when I got it I had no idea what it was about. I thought instead of getting a paper payslip it was going to be digital.

turns out it is a digital payslip for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 14:35
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By macafee2
rear suspension, upper arms are known to rust. ...

rear suspension, upper arms are known to rust.
The ECU sits in a plenum, just like a well. make sure drain holes are not blocked.
If there is no key access for the boot then it is opened by a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 13:11
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By macafee2
if people do not buy then they make no money at...

if people do not buy then they make no money at all and so it is down to buyers to look else where.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2020, 18:28
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By macafee2
I don't think you need to worry about the details...

I don't think you need to worry about the details held in each set of clocks, they can be moved from one to the other. I've had it done twice. T4 required, not sure about "Toaff"

Bear I mind...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2020, 18:21
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By macafee2
clearing the house

My wife wants to clear the house of things we no longer want.... well she does not want :) There is stuff of mine that although not very attached to I'd not sell unless pushed and I've been pushed:}...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2020, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
Cliff good to meet you and put a name to Teflon ...

Cliff good to meet you and put a name to Teflon

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 22:58
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
I just thought dreadful email to send. ...

I just thought dreadful email to send.

have scanned it to make sure no viruses attached so it seems genuine

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 20:59
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
that would be my next thing to change but no...

that would be my next thing to change but no errors today either

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2020, 20:58
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
outdoor cameras and no idea what type the cameras...

outdoor cameras and no idea what type the cameras are, the recorder is digital

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 20:31
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By macafee2
works with Google not Explorer, one very very...

works with Google not Explorer, one very very lucky chap, so are the drivers that did not swerve and crash trying to avoid him.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 20:17
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By macafee2
would love one but there are a few reasons why I...

would love one but there are a few reasons why I should not own one.
I don't know how to use one.
Too expensive for me being so tight.
I'd ruin my car in seconds :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:36
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
thanks for the replies. I use a Lan cable between...

thanks for the replies. I use a Lan cable between camera and DVR. Been getting a heck of a lot of video loss detection problems.

tried a different port on DVR, same problem
tried different...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:27
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
Cliff, thanks I'm going too macafee2

Cliff, thanks I'm going too

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
How unprofessional

My goodness I am staggered that companies send such unprofessional emails to staff let alone customers.

This is what I have received, no explanation, no previous heads up, nothing. With so many...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 10:13
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
Have you CCTV

Have you CCTV and do you have problems with loss of signal?
I am not looking for suggestions for a fault, just wondering if you have a problem and what it is.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2020, 10:10
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By macafee2
even with the fbh heating the coolant? ...

even with the fbh heating the coolant?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 10th January 2020, 00:17
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
Crimping tool arrived and also arrived are the...

Crimping tool arrived and also arrived are the RJ45 plugs from RS components. I found a video on YouTube on how to fan out the Lan wires and insert them into the plug. Doing the first one I did...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By macafee2
when I compare other forums I belong to to this...

when I compare other forums I belong to to this one, nothing except a motorbike forum I belong to comes close.

The attitude towards help here is second to none, the positive attitude is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2020, 09:46
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By macafee2
Seems I got myself banned

On another forum I got a warning and was accused of making trouble.
3 times I tried to contact the mods to explain that in fact I had misunderstood, they would not engage with me and so I made a...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th January 2020, 23:52
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By macafee2
last year I was going to change from o2 as PAYG...

last year I was going to change from o2 as PAYG had become too expensive, I got a contract offered from them for £5 a month, 1,000 minutes and 1,000 texts a month. I think I get some data as well but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 22:32
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By macafee2
if none of the above, check wheel bearing? ...

if none of the above, check wheel bearing?
does the noise change when braking?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2020, 16:52
Replies: 73
Views: 4,037
Posted By macafee2
I thought I read somewhere that TRW arms were...

I thought I read somewhere that TRW arms were "recommended"

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 6th January 2020, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
I have ordered one of these from Robti's post ...

I have ordered one of these from Robti's post
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

a lot more then I wanted to spend, in fact about double but I can replace a number of other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2020, 11:53
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By macafee2
Thank you to Frenchmike

Big thank you to Frenchmike for repairing another webasto PCB for me in double quick time. Thank you Mike it is appreciated particularly as you did them in the Christmas period.
This is the final...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2020, 11:38
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By macafee2
so far I have found winter to be short. Not...

so far I have found winter to be short. Not working much means I don't go to work in the dark or come home in the dark and that makes a big difference, I'm not up so early.
I'll walk when its cold,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2020, 22:13
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
I don't find these very easy to use but they do...

I don't find these very easy to use but they do do the job.

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 20:52
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
ok thanks, no idea what the cables are. I was...

ok thanks, no idea what the cables are. I was going to cut the ends off and replace them as a precaution. The signal keeps getting interrupted.


I will check the links you gave me thank you...
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 19:51
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
cca? macafee2

cca?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2020, 19:50
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
I think expensive although water may not have...

I think expensive although water may not have gotten into the engine but its a risk

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 16:48
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By macafee2
:) recognised it but the wife did a Google search...

:) recognised it but the wife did a Google search to confirm. The trek there and back is quite possibly what bought on my heart attack.
On the way back I had stopped to catch me breath and a woman...
Forum: Technology Forum 5th January 2020, 13:34
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
LAN and RJ45 stuff

I am out of my depth.
can you suggest a decent RJ45 crimping tool and good quality RJ45 male plugs? The plugs are for CCTV

I was thinking this for the tool
...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2020, 12:18
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By macafee2
it is Pulpit Rock in Norway macafee2

it is Pulpit Rock in Norway

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2020, 12:16
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
if the fluid in the master cylinder is not going...

if the fluid in the master cylinder is not going down then it cannot be a leak.
Split the hydraulic fitting part way along the pipe between master and slave.
Press the clutch pedal down, it...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 4th January 2020, 21:18
Replies: 57
Views: 1,954
Posted By macafee2
oh go on then, if not too late can you add me for...

oh go on then, if not too late can you add me for breakfast? spur of the moment decision

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By macafee2
Film Quiz

Mission Impossible - Fallout
near the end of the film Tom Cruise crashes his helicopter into the bad guys helicopter, they both crash.

Tom cruise and the bad guy have a fight and one of the...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 09:44
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By macafee2
Graham, I am sorry for your loss. ...

Graham, I am sorry for your loss.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 21:11
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By macafee2
and it must be remembered that there were honest...

and it must be remembered that there were honest members of the opposing armed forces. Not all were filled with "hatred", they were doing either their duty or what they believed in

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By macafee2
I have that too. I recall them series saying...

I have that too. I recall them series saying about the Germans going into a village, separating men from woman and children and murdering them all, men, woman and children. I think the village was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2020, 19:04
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By macafee2
remove the handbrake cable from the back plate...

remove the handbrake cable from the back plate and grease it before replacing.
undo the nut at the handbrake lever to help adjustment before reassembling.
check the surface of the drum to make...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 18:59
Replies: 19
Views: 525
Posted By macafee2
History, WWII who cares?

I went to RAF Uxbridge today, this is where the bunker that controlled the Battle of Britain is located.

Nice visitor centre with somewhere to get something to eat and drink.
The guide was...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2020, 09:15
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By macafee2
ok so its dry but there needs to be fuel for the...

ok so its dry but there needs to be fuel for the fire, remove the fuel and what has the fire got to burn?
strike a match, it burns to the end and goes out, the "fire" can only continue if the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2020, 23:47
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By macafee2
I would if closer but I seem to be a long way...

I would if closer but I seem to be a long way from people that need major help. I wonder if a factor is that you are thinking of getting rid of the car.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2020, 23:43
Replies: 25
Views: 886
Posted By macafee2
forest fires, what dont I understand

I'm always baffled when forest fires destroy lots of houses in a town or even scattered about.

Why has the forest not in the preceding months and years been cut back?
I have no idea what...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2020, 10:24
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
got to be honest I thought you were a trader...

got to be honest I thought you were a trader trading via the forum. I apologise if this has caused embarrassment to you that was not intended. I then wanted to check that trebor was making it clear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2020, 19:03
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
not a trader on here or not a trader? ...

not a trader on here or not a trader?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 15:05
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
plans for 2020

plans for 2020, work on my cars, complete wardrobe doors for wife and every 2 or 3 weeks visit somewhere such as a festival, museum (vehicle or war related), travel on a steam train, a holiday,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2020, 14:58
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
for those of us that don't get your post, please...

for those of us that don't get your post, please explain

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2020, 00:29
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
perhaps all the more reason to fit one. ...

perhaps all the more reason to fit one.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2020, 00:27
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By macafee2
1. bang an allan key into the bleed nipple and...

1. bang an allan key into the bleed nipple and undo.

2. strip the caliper so there are no seals in it, heat it up, bang an allan key into the bleed nipple and undo.

there are a few other...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2019, 23:08
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
Spot on, yes it is. For me the rapids give it...

Spot on, yes it is. For me the rapids give it away. I think all the versions of the film go to Kilin

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2019, 23:06
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
Devilish a trader here can possibly help the FBH...

Devilish a trader here can possibly help the FBH and dozing pump.
How difficult to fit depends on how good you are with a spanner.
Removing the rear seat can be difficult because the "spring" can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2019, 20:38
Replies: 19
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
discard the thought of fitting one why? The FBH...

discard the thought of fitting one why? The FBH may take 3 or 4 miles to get the coolant up to temperature but I would suggest that is not the best way to use either the FBH or the car.


...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2019, 22:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,189
Posted By macafee2
I bought myself 3 drill bits that snapped many...

I bought myself 3 drill bits that snapped many months ago and a pair of front arms as I expect to be using a pair this year. I've just gone and asked the wife if the arms are presents and she has...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2019, 22:05
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
Film Quiz

No cheating, you are not to look this up :)

The film 39 Steps with Kenneth Moore.

What is the real name of the fictional village of Glenkirk?



I used to holiday not too far...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2019, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By macafee2
front or rear springs? macafee2

front or rear springs?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2019, 10:47
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By macafee2
good luck macafee2

good luck

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 19:59
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By macafee2
anyone want gear change cables

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-New-MG-ZT-Rover-75-Gear-Change-Selector-Cable-Set-ULS000020-ULS000030/164002345192?epid=1466321274&hash=item262f4d30e8:g:omAAAOSwn55eATrN

these seem cheap
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2019, 19:56
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By macafee2
if you cannot find any fluid around the master...

if you cannot find any fluid around the master cylinder, remove the cap, under it is a rubber sleeve, often referred to as a condom :) You will need to remove this too

If you are lucky the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2019, 17:02
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By macafee2
rodded my plenum yesterday, damp but no water but...

rodded my plenum yesterday, damp but no water but leaves at the bottom.

I think the ECU may need to come out so I can get to the leaves. Leaves, grrr!

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2019, 13:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
so what is the system you propose? ...

so what is the system you propose?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2019, 09:36
Replies: 16
Views: 900
Posted By macafee2
don't call them during the day, wait till 3 in...

don't call them during the day, wait till 3 in the morning to call :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 23:19
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By macafee2
£60 fuel for 200 miles, I hope he can afford to...

£60 fuel for 200 miles, I hope he can afford to run it?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 22:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
criminals may but most drivers wont or rather...

criminals may but most drivers wont or rather don't. ANPR will only help with some cases, not all

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 19:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
I know but it is a good tool in the tax mot etc...

I know but it is a good tool in the tax mot etc fight

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 19:23
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By macafee2
how much is one months tax? You would struggle to...

how much is one months tax? You would struggle to do it cheaper unless you go Trikeys way... neat trick and worth remembering :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 13:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
I'm not criticising the police for not acting,...

I'm not criticising the police for not acting, they don't I believe, have the resource. Neither was a criticising you for the link, more criticising the web site which I have contacted them about.
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 12:01
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By macafee2
offer cash and ring around. I got the price down...

offer cash and ring around. I got the price down quite a bit by asking around

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2019, 11:16
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By macafee2
Karl, if the driver was diabetic or had some...

Karl,
if the driver was diabetic or had some other medical issue do you not think this is an emergency? The OP thinks the driver was under the influence.
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2019, 09:59
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By macafee2
Is Christmas now over?

Dull and wet with rubbish TV.
Christmas day we got out for a walk, very wet but blue sky.
The kitchen looked as if a bomb had gone off after dinner, dirty pots and pans everywhere.
Looked forward...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 23:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
will they do anything if they don't catch him...

will they do anything if they don't catch him driving on the road. What evidence will they have, my word. that wont be enough.

If it was same time each day they would have a chance.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2019, 23:00
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By macafee2
I pulled across a car at some lights and got out,...

I pulled across a car at some lights and got out, Tuesday I think it was. I thought the driver was drunk, fairly new BMW with a front puncture still driving at 40mph.
The tread and side wall...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2019, 21:57
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By macafee2
agree macafee2

agree

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 18:45
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
I too would like more police on the streets but...

I too would like more police on the streets but it would still be chance they would spot the vehicle with no tax etc while ANPR is always watching


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2019, 16:05
Replies: 32
Views: 1,111
Posted By macafee2
your thoughts on ANPR

Is ANPR a spy for the government to keep an eye on its citizens? I don't know and as I am of no real interest to the government, I cant seem them really keen to know on where I am.

Doing a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2019, 10:37
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By macafee2
there is indeed one at Gaydon macafee2

there is indeed one at Gaydon

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 19:21
Replies: 17
Views: 1,551
Posted By macafee2
went past the fire station today and the car is...

went past the fire station today and the car is still there

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2019, 15:13
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
Thank you to the team for all the effort they...

Thank you to the team for all the effort they have put in this last year.

merry Christmas

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 15:12
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By macafee2
Alas yes some are but some are the calls waste...

Alas yes some are but some are the calls waste the time of the ambulance service and put people in danger. Daughter works for the ambulance service crewing an ambulance and gets very frustrated by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 11:28
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By macafee2
done macafee2

done

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 11:27
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By macafee2
my daughter is a fire fighter and on duty today,...

my daughter is a fire fighter and on duty today, her husband a police officer and on duty today.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By macafee2
spare a thought for those at work

I have always had a job that did not require me to go to work. I was on an emergency call out rota but that was voluntary and did attend one Christmas day.

There are so many jobs paid and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2019, 10:18
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By macafee2
Merry Christmas to everyone and a particular...

Merry Christmas to everyone and a particular thank you to those that have helped me
this year

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 18:19
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
but Brian, from xpart, surly they are pattern...

but Brian, from xpart, surly they are pattern parts and not even OEM?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 16:53
Replies: 17
Views: 1,551
Posted By macafee2
ouch macafee2

ouch

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2019, 16:17
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
perhaps not. dmgrs apparently have sourced good...

perhaps not. dmgrs apparently have sourced good ones, pattern mind you.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2019, 17:52
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By macafee2
check log book, contact previous owner and ask...

check log book, contact previous owner and ask them

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2019, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By macafee2
just a heads up, under the wing at the top there...

just a heads up, under the wing at the top there may be some washers.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2019, 16:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,551
Posted By macafee2
go to Lynhurst fire station, see if there is one...

go to Lynhurst fire station, see if there is one in the yard at the back.
Ask around cos if it is still there, it was for sale.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2019, 21:36
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By macafee2
should be sent to Mars macafee2

should be sent to Mars

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2019, 16:24
Replies: 104
Views: 23,300
Posted By macafee2
if anyone has up-to-date links for the parts...

if anyone has up-to-date links for the parts could they add them please.
alas a number of links I tried no longer work

thanks

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2019, 17:05
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By macafee2
thats 4 pairs ruined

This year have ruined 3 if not 4 pairs of glasses.
mowed one pair and lost lenses to the others.
At home today a lens dropped out, in the garage, the garden or the house, I've no idea but I am...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2019, 14:37
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By macafee2
and then along comes a electromagnetic pulse. ...

and then along comes a electromagnetic pulse.

we may be able to get the old cars going but the "new ones"

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2019, 11:10
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By macafee2
As it was only a small box , it did not contain...

As it was only a small box , it did not contain enough sweets to fill the "Milky Way"

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2019, 20:43
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By macafee2
All's well that ends well, it's time for...

All's well that ends well, it's time for Celebrations

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2019, 18:24
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
glad that things are on the up for you, merry...

glad that things are on the up for you, merry Christmas to you and everyone else

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 20th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By macafee2
wish I'd known that method when I did my two...

wish I'd known that method when I did my two :icon_cry:

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2019, 23:50
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By macafee2
suffered a "theft"

We put a box of chocolates on top of our dustbin for the dustmen on Monday as we do every Christmas. They got taken by someone else.
I bit they wish they had seen our cctv camera pointing in that...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2019, 22:46
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By macafee2
driving licences, electric vechiles driving various

With the move to electric vehicles which seem to be more akin to an automatic then a manual, what will driving instructors be driving in a few years time?

Does passing a driving test in an...
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