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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2022, 14:35
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By macafee2
if your car is a diesel not only will it take ...

if your car is a diesel not only will it take bit of time to heat up but the thermostats are known to stick open. Either a proper replacement can be fitted or a "bodge" / simple fix, is to fit an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2022, 14:33
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By macafee2
a webasto often referred to as an FBH, fuel...

a webasto often referred to as an FBH, fuel burning heater
is connected to the coolant pipes and has its own fuel pump, fuel supply line and water pump but they do use the diesel from the cr.
When...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2022, 21:47
Replies: 2
Views: 49
Posted By macafee2
may be better to put this in the technical...

may be better to put this in the technical section

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2022, 08:54
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By macafee2
Moose test

Moose test, swerving through a line of cones simulating having to avoid a mouse. The test was made "famous" by the Mercedes A class rolling over.
This was interesting but the shock came at 6:34...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2022, 18:14
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By macafee2
Was this a members car at one time? There looks...

Was this a members car at one time? There looks to be additional walnut trim. Sandstone and Walnut, what a posh combination, euro boxes take note, black aint posh.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2022, 13:55
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
Totally agree the pollution is a disgrace....

Totally agree the pollution is a disgrace. Goodness knows how they get away with it. Is it time to start holding the CEO's personally responsible?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2022, 13:53
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By macafee2
one of my mirrors is not heating but windscreen...

one of my mirrors is not heating but windscreen and front side windows all clear.
First time I've run the demist as well the FBH when the car is not running.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2022, 09:32
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By macafee2
smug feeling

I have a smug feeling, just hope it lasts.
Neighbours have their cars ticking over of their drives defrosting their cars.
I have started my FBH a while go and have now turned the windscreen...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 19:17
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By macafee2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJy9x1UyGq0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJy9x1UyGq0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C2U_gODmO2g

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2022, 16:16
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
tough one. If you are thinking item 2 ...

tough one.
If you are thinking item 2
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547 I would expect the arms to come with them.
If you are thinking item 3
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001553...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2022, 16:07
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By macafee2
Good cars it seems are still out there. Yours has...

Good cars it seems are still out there. Yours has not even had an advisory in the last 4 mot's. A minor fail in 2016 but that was just a bulb. Really good mot history, you should be pleased
...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 11:34
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
I never said anything about the consumer, just...

I never said anything about the consumer, just that they run better. Money men do not want to spend money but make money so find an efficient way to do a job, to cut costs. Take BT, went from...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 10:22
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
There are many industries that are necessities...

There are many industries that are necessities but are not owned by government. They probably run better being private because money men run them.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2022, 09:23
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
Got to see him a couple of times, brilliant. He...

Got to see him a couple of times, brilliant. He was so passionate about the fans.

A true legend.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 20:37
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By macafee2
Hang on and in case you are not joking, on...

Hang on and in case you are not joking, on another thread you want the rich to subsidise the poor. Here you want to give the "rich" those with a job and perhaps in the top 5% free public transport...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 20:30
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By macafee2
How much, I could not see a price. macafee2

How much, I could not see a price.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 20:27
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By macafee2
I was thinking the same, no post mortem then how...

I was thinking the same, no post mortem then how do they know?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2022, 20:24
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
The bolt at the captive nuts for the inner bolts...

The bolt at the captive nuts for the inner bolts can sometimes come away from the sub frame. This makes the job more complex as I think the rear sub frame then requires removal. I cannot recall if on...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 14:42
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
13, I'm on my way to you :) I'm not sure you...

13, I'm on my way to you :)

I'm not sure you answered my question, what was all my hard work for in years gone by? If as you suggest I have to sell my assets to fund the poor, then that would...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 13:02
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
thank you for explaining a bit more on the tax...

thank you for explaining a bit more on the tax issue.
I have to disagree, AVC's are tax avoidance. If memory serves me well, then if I earn £1,000 lets say I am "taxed" on £1,000. If I earn £1,000...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 09:38
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
what would the take home pay be at 50% tax on...

what would the take home pay be at 50% tax on 50k?

tax avoidance, that is a government problem, they allow the loop hole. I used AVC's to reduce may tax outgoings.

where do people get the money...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 16:04
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By macafee2
And now are used to help locate vehicles and flag...

And now are used to help locate vehicles and flag up vehicles or drivers of interest.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 21:06
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
and apparently leant in a further 20 million but...

and apparently leant in a further 20 million but I thought news mentioned 52 million investment.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 20:11
Replies: 34
Views: 1,149
Posted By macafee2
mmmm not to sure about that. macafee2

mmmm not to sure about that.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 11:07
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By macafee2
What a lovely morning

What a lovely morning it has been. Cold but lovely.
The sun shining on the frosty fields, the chimney top some distance away, highlighted by the sun was poking out above the mist.
Now warming up a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 08:40
Replies: 34
Views: 1,149
Posted By macafee2
because on a hot sunny day... not that Scotland...

because on a hot sunny day... not that Scotland gets many of those those :) it is great when out for a drive to have all the windows open and a sunroof open to let the air blast through and of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 09:33
Replies: 26
Views: 2,205
Posted By macafee2
Thanks for the update, long time with no car....

Thanks for the update, long time with no car. What happened with insurance, did they write it off?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 21:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By macafee2
post 1 of 2 I found this link and scrolling...

post 1 of 2
I found this link and scrolling down found a company name
http://www.szcisbo.com/base/contact.aspx

A&E TRADING LIMITED
the other links I posted were from the companies web site
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 21:55
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By macafee2
I have not been following this thread so my...

I have not been following this thread so my appologies.
This web site may be of interest to people, it is a/the Cisbo dealer.
please treat this is post 2 of 2, i seem to have a problem annding...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 21:41
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By macafee2
Is he HRH Prince Harry? I never said anything...

Is he HRH Prince Harry? I never said anything about him using HRH but I thought he was still an HRH.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By macafee2
would that raise the issue of a police force for...

would that raise the issue of a police force for the rich, a private police force? what would the officers assigned to look after him be doing if he was not paying, normal work, looking out for you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2022, 18:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By macafee2
:duh: of course, just made myself look silly. i'm...

:duh: of course, just made myself look silly. i'm going to amend it, thanks
I know it was Taking WithOut Consent and it was TOC so I have no excuse for putting a K other then stupidity and you cant...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 18:12
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By macafee2
I understand but my point was that Harry, is, an...

I understand but my point was that Harry, is, an HRH and cannot have police protection. As Andrew is not n HRH will the same apply.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 17:29
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By macafee2
Prince Andrew and police protection

https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/uks-prince-harry-seeks-right-pay-uk-police-protection-2022-01-16/

If Prince Harry cant have police protection, does that mean Andrew cant?.

I expect there will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2022, 16:57
Replies: 28
Views: 1,596
Posted By macafee2
Thank your lucky stars you walked away. Some cars...

Thank your lucky stars you walked away. Some cars are just better made then others. I understand the loss of losing your car.

We had a Toyota Carina E some years ago. My wife was hit head on at an...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 09:17
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
According to the article, 11 billion pounds for...

According to the article, 11 billion pounds for 24 million smart meters that consumers have paid for, that is £458.33 a meter.
That seems expensive and if the article is write about being replaced,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2022, 17:50
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By macafee2
Simon, point 3 also says "It was impossible to...

Simon, point 3 also says "It was impossible to decide whether these were being created by the pump action of the water bottle or a genuine leak." and it was this I was replying too.

macafee
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2022, 12:34
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By macafee2
If bubbles are created after a few seconds of...

If bubbles are created after a few seconds of applying soapy water and increase in size and quantity I would go with air escaping from the tyre. I did this to find why my tyres were going down.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 09:20
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By macafee2
Christ that looks bad. I'll be looking out for...

Christ that looks bad.
I'll be looking out for one of those tubes at the breakers now.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 22:24
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
Not the reply I was looking for:D The bloke...

Not the reply I was looking for:D
The bloke that installed this mess was on the Mitsubishi web site as a silver installer. I have had a company out and they could not work out what was going on....
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 19:57
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
complicated. From the log burner the flow and...

complicated. From the log burner the flow and return go to the loft and heat water in a storage tank. This heated water goes to the central heating. If the central heating water continues to get...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 19:52
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
What you say makes sense but this tank is 490/495...

What you say makes sense but this tank is 490/495 litres. This seems awfully large. There are only 5 radiators and one of those is turned off but there is also underfloor heating that we have not...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 15:36
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By macafee2
Far to dangerous to cycle on the roads, to many...

Far to dangerous to cycle on the roads, to many inconsiderate drivers :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 15:34
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
Heath Robinson, its worse than that Jim, that...

Heath Robinson, its worse than that Jim, that Jim, its worse then that Jim that Jim worse.

How on earth can someone forget to connect a feed?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 15:26
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By macafee2
Magic, thank you Arctic, yet again you have come...

Magic, thank you Arctic, yet again you have come to the rescue.
window out, really, thats' a step too far.

To the member that wanted this part, sorry no can do

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 11:41
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By macafee2
Help required with drivers external door handle

I am trying to remove part of the external door handle for a member but am stuck.
Towards the door edge/left of the actual handle is a chrome plastic? shroud. I understand that inside the door a...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 11:29
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
This is an "overflow" tank. The heated water does...

This is an "overflow" tank. The heated water does not go to taps but to the central heating and I think the coil in the hot water cylinder that serves the taps. We have a 290L tank for hot water to...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 09:08
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
Thank you. All seems to be as you say except for...

Thank you. All seems to be as you say except for the inlet. I cant find it.


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 09:05
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By macafee2
both my cars have straight thru exhausts and I...

both my cars have straight thru exhausts and I dont find them that loud. I dont get any smoke from either.
Devilish can or could supply a simple remote control to turn the FBH on. There are more...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2022, 23:11
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
Chinese puzzle, one for the plumbers

A bit of back ground. Apparently this other "hot water" is used when the central heating water, has been heated to such a high temperature by the log burner, instead of it going back to the log...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2022, 22:14
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By macafee2
Dumb Schmuck

yea I've been a dumb schmuck.

I have a pole pruner, it mini chain saw. Fitted a new chain this afternoon but it would not cut a thing, the chain would no go round. Took it apart and found a loose...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2022, 16:11
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
A simple solution, although dishonest, I would...

A simple solution, although dishonest, I would not have an issue with that.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2022, 08:56
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
Yet again you fail to answer a question "why...

Yet again you fail to answer a question "why should they pay full wages to staff who are off work when they needn't be if they'd had the vaccine?" Is the answer is a no win for you so you don't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 08:44
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By macafee2
I have only looked to see where they are as I was...

I have only looked to see where they are as I was thinking the same but they are about 100 miles from me.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 23:42
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
It is indeed a good question but then as I have...

It is indeed a good question but then as I have already asked, if you break a leg while skiing, which is a self inflicted injury and one you do not need to suffer, would that in time get you reduced...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 23:35
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
You care about a fair society, what a laughable...

You care about a fair society, what a laughable comment. How on earth does you, infected with covid and mixing with other unjabbed people and passing the infection on, reflect fairness to them? Even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 18:44
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By macafee2
On ebay but without the foam ...

On ebay but without the foam
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 16:41
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
with a smile, yes your bad. If there are 8...

with a smile, yes your bad.
If there are 8 million unvaccinated my comment was not directed at all 8 million. It was not even directed at 2 people but directed to anyone that knowing they have covid...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 12:43
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By macafee2
That is what happened with Hillsborough. Evidence...

That is what happened with Hillsborough. Evidence was ignored at the first investigation. Apparently nothing after 3.15pm was was considered. perhaps there is evidence, safety evidence, that has not...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 10:41
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
Whenever someone places a comment on social media...

Whenever someone places a comment on social media there is the chance the comment will be discussed.
Are you suggesting it is ok to put the unjabbed at risk?
I agree the jabbed should be fine but...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 09:17
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
when someone posts a comment such as this and it...

when someone posts a comment such as this and it is taken from post 7 "....I would willingly go to work with the virus ......." I have to ask how on earth you think I am wrong and how you can say...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 09:08
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By macafee2
will an undertray fit on a pallet? Pallet online?...

will an undertray fit on a pallet? Pallet online? may be able to advise
Pallets can be found for free kicking around industrial estates :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 22:01
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
and we wonder why the virus spreads. We have...

and we wonder why the virus spreads. We have people prepared to go and perhaps infect others and I assume not care about those they infect.
I hang my head in disbelief and shame of peoples "I don't...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 16:36
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
If someone catches covid from you because you...

If someone catches covid from you because you went into working knowing you had covid, what would your legal position be if they found out and sued you? Of course proving they got it from you would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 09:39
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By macafee2
lol macafee2

lol

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 08:35
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By macafee2
I have both sent frenchmike a pm and email and go...

I have both sent frenchmike a pm and email and go no response. I have also asked on the forum if anyone knows if he is ok but got no information. I hope he is ok but as mentioned already, Trebor and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2022, 21:40
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By macafee2
If you are going to have a separate section for...

If you are going to have a separate section for automatics where does one post a question about the suspension or steering on an automatic?

Do you mean a separate section for automatic gearboxes?...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2022, 18:11
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
Some companies to reduce sick pay

Interesting, some companies are to reduce sick pay for unvaccinated staff that isolate due to covid.

I wonder if this will end up in court. Could this be the thin edge of the wedge, if you are ill...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2022, 09:03
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By macafee2
opps dyslexia beat me, should be "where" not...

opps dyslexia beat me, should be "where" not "were" in OP

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 23:04
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By macafee2
That is a bit of a silly reply, section for every...

That is a bit of a silly reply, section for every individual component, of course not. It was just that the clutch sees many posts and so I thought a section may be a good place for people with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 17:45
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By macafee2
Should we have a clutch section

Frequently, members are posting about having issues with clutches on manuals.
It is perhaps the most common or one of the most common issues that members need help with.
Would it be helpful to have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 17:41
Replies: 20
Views: 889
Posted By macafee2
Do not assume a leak. I have no experience of a...

Do not assume a leak.
I have no experience of a metal master but I have known an original plastic one to have an internal seal fail and fluid stay in the master when the clutch pedal was pushed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 17:02
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By macafee2
mine was no good, may be broken macafee2

mine was no good, may be broken

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By macafee2
and at that price could be cheaper depending on...

and at that price could be cheaper depending on postage

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 13:30
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By macafee2
just replied macafee2

just replied

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 13:08
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By macafee2
I have one that is a bit temperamental in coming...

I have one that is a bit temperamental in coming out and locking back in place. May just be something sticking but its free f you want to remove it. "1/2" mile from Fenton

I normally ask on free...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2022, 12:09
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
Were those solid walls you removed? If the rooms...

Were those solid walls you removed? If the rooms were big enough, would it have been quicker, easier and cheaper to attach battens to the solid walls with 2 inch celotex in between the battens and...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2022, 10:31
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
You would not stop if the road is covered by a...

You would not stop if the road is covered by a clearway/no stopping sign :)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2022, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By macafee2
If they have some please do post on the forum and...

If they have some please do post on the forum and the price.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 10:25
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By macafee2
Listers, they are just 5 minutes down the road. ...

Listers, they are just 5 minutes down the road.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 22:48
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By macafee2
I dont think there is a display on the IPK. I...

I dont think there is a display on the IPK. I can probably find another module you can try and see if that solves the problem. I'm perhaps a bit over 20 miles from you if you want to pop over

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 22:43
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
Check tyre pressure first. Binding brake? I...

Check tyre pressure first. Binding brake? I assume the pulling is not under braking but normal driving.


macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 7th January 2022, 18:30
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By macafee2
powerfold or not, skull cap or bullet, colour? ...

powerfold or not, skull cap or bullet, colour?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 18:07
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By macafee2
RIP Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier has died, what a brilliant actor.

If you have not seen In the heat of the night, watch it.
One of my favorite actors

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 18:06
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
:) drivers will just have to learn what they...

:) drivers will just have to learn what they should already be doing, "scanning" the road in front, side roads, pavements and road behind.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 14:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,146
Posted By macafee2
Just the thought of losing my wife makes me swell...

Just the thought of losing my wife makes me swell up.
Perhaps do some things you dont feel like doing and by this I mean go out and meet people. I think there is a Mens Shed in your area.

I'm...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 13:07
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
This change is giving way to those on the...

This change is giving way to those on the pavement wanting to cross. I don't think a lot of drivers are aware they should give way to those crossing the road.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 11:29
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By macafee2
If you need stays/struts for bonnet etc

This is a FWIW post
If you need stays/struts for bonnet etc SGS Engineering probably do them and may only need the long number that is along the side of the stay. You may not need to measure the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 22:08
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
with a two pipe system ( flow and return) and...

with a two pipe system ( flow and return) and thermostatic radiator valves, if the flow and return are similar temperatures then the thermostats may have closed as they are up to temperature and no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2022, 20:59
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
If they charge £350 for 2 bleeds and supply and...

If they charge £350 for 2 bleeds and supply and fitting a master find someone else.

This is a master cylinder...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 17:43
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
Have those changes/rules been approved? ...

Have those changes/rules been approved?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2022, 17:39
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
Do you need the whole "mirror" or just the...

Do you need the whole "mirror" or just the chrome?
Can the powerfold parts be transferred into a non power fold to make a powerfold?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2022, 15:34
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By macafee2
Can you add a picture of your existing mirror so...

Can you add a picture of your existing mirror so anyone that may have a spare can help?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2022, 14:17
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By macafee2
04, not sure but there may be two types that fit...

04, not sure but there may be two types that fit that car, skull cap and bullet. Hopefully someone can give a definitive bit of advice.

what is wrong with yours?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 10:50
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
thank you, but the web page suggests the rules...

thank you, but the web page suggests the rules listed are proposals.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 10:13
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By macafee2
what are the highway code changes?

I've been looking on the internet to try and find out what the Highway Code changes are coming into force this month and this year.

Can anyone give me a link that lists the changes?
The info I...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 23:46
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By macafee2
watching police interceptors the and i presume...

watching police interceptors the and i presume registered keepers got points and a fine

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 23:44
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By macafee2
cyclingmickey does a lot of videos of people...

cyclingmickey does a lot of videos of people using a mobile phone in their hand while driving and sends to police and also at a junction where traffic goes the wrong side of a traffic island. He...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 23:25
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By macafee2
If the fluid level is not dropping in the master...

If the fluid level is not dropping in the master cylinder then I don't think there is a leak.

A couple of things to try:-
Bleed the clutch system again. Hopefully re-bleeding may solve the...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 19:26
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
Tell me more, don't work or don't work properly? ...

Tell me more, don't work or don't work properly?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 18:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By macafee2
could be a disc or pad issue. If you have...

could be a disc or pad issue.

If you have not had the brakes apart and no leak, I would not have thought there was air on one side.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By macafee2
How does it effect your insurance?

If you are prosecuted and found guilty for failing to tell the police who was driving when asked following an incident, how does it effect your insurance? The incident could have taken place some...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 17:07
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
They will scare you. A bad consumption day is in...

They will scare you. A bad consumption day is in our house perhaps double or even treble or more then a good day. Right now it is showing usage of £2.52, for a winters day that is very good. I've...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 17:00
Replies: 17
Views: 787
Posted By macafee2
if you want secondhand, a scrap yard? Could...

if you want secondhand, a scrap yard?

Could try a wanted advert in the wanted section, a member may be able to help you.

Also try mickeyboy a trader on the forum, he deals in second hand parts...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 10:25
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
Todays news, energy cost could go up 50% in April...

Todays news, energy cost could go up 50% in April followed by 20% in October. The is an 80% rise on todays price.
If that does not concern you financially, you are more at ease with it then I am. I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 22:17
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By macafee2
Some years ago I was selling my daughters Daewoo...

Some years ago I was selling my daughters Daewoo Matiz for her.
When the chap looked under the bonnet he told me the head gasket had failed. I know where the head is and what is above and below it....
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:33
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By macafee2
Diyers using a mask when cutting the odd piece of...

Diyers using a mask when cutting the odd piece of wood?
I take your point about it being done commercially. Sure I read somewhere that the fibres from the cutting of MDF is an issue.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:28
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By macafee2
According to the mot history it has donea little...

According to the mot history it has donea little over 2,000 miles since the mot in 2015.

I would think it gives a stiff ride, a bit too low for my liking

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 18:34
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
our landing is 16.5 and our bedroom 16. Other...

our landing is 16.5 and our bedroom 16. Other rooms in the house are colder but the living room is warmer as that is the only room that has the heating on

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 16:42
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By macafee2
What hep are you looking for? Advice on how to...

What hep are you looking for? Advice on how to fix it or someone to fix it for you?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 10:21
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
that will lead to inefficiency. No idea why a...

that will lead to inefficiency. No idea why a government run organisation is inefficient compared to private. Rubbish management?
The RNLI want to remain voluntary to save the government messing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 10:15
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By macafee2
the free road tax is wrong they travel the roads...

the free road tax is wrong they travel the roads just like very other vehicle but then it s no longer a road fund licences. IT cannot go on for life as eventually the amount of ICE cars will be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2022, 21:29
Replies: 325
Views: 97,673
Posted By macafee2
Search the forum for the names Trebor or...

Search the forum for the names Trebor or Devilish, send either one of them a message and they may be able to help you

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 10:13
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By macafee2
News has warned of higher bills this year and...

News has warned of higher bills this year and then the use of red diesel being made illegal for certain uses will not help people.
Lets see what profit the energy (gas, water and electric) companies...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 21:04
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By macafee2
Tha they were blaming covid for not having a...

Tha they were blaming covid for not having a cutting service when in fact without covid they dont have a cutting service and that covid is being blamed for all sorts of things when in fact covid has...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 14:56
Replies: 46
Views: 3,178
Posted By macafee2
I read that too and thought how unnecessary. ...

I read that too and thought how unnecessary.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 13:11
Replies: 46
Views: 3,178
Posted By macafee2
Some sarcasm on my part phew for a moment I...

Some sarcasm on my part
phew for a moment I thought it was a way for the government to raise money, having read the web page from the link I see it is for environmental reasons.

It is amazing...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 21:16
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By macafee2
If you use your mobile phone while driving...

then you should read this. It only deals with those holding the phone in their hand.

https://metro.co.uk/2021/12/30/new-game-changer-camera-caught-15000-drivers-using-their-phones-15839654/

Not...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:01
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By macafee2
They do but they are some £5 more expensive but I...

They do but they are some £5 more expensive but I will have to go there as want the wood cut before loading in the trailer

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 16:01
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By macafee2
Lets blame covid

Let's blame covid. This is a short version of a phone call to Wickes, there was very little else said but you will get the idea.

Wickes - Good afternoon how can I help?
Me - Hello, do you have a...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 15:46
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By macafee2
water level does drop. We have a pond/lake in the...

water level does drop. We have a pond/lake in the field and it dropped a couple of feet during summer and has only risen this last month. My son in law climbed part way down our well in the summer...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 11:41
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
Go on, explain, never heard that before. Never...

Go on, explain, never heard that before. Never noticed an issue in my garage.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 10:33
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
Twist drills look to run clockwise but the...

Twist drills look to run clockwise but the triangular bit runs anti clockwise

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 09:16
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
If you close the road so people cannot pass what...

If you close the road so people cannot pass what do people learn?
If they drive through the ford and ruin their car I think it is fair to say one would expect them to learn.
I wonder what...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 22:58
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By macafee2
Thanks I'm "sure" come summer it will have gone. ...

Thanks I'm "sure" come summer it will have gone.
A neighbour has to keep pumping their cellar out, I think they said they need to do it until March.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2021, 20:24
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
check DMRGS web site, I thought they did them. ...

check DMRGS web site, I thought they did them.

Try Rimmer Brothers https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001773

macafee2

DMGRS may only do the whole set
...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By macafee2
That was a waste of time

Earlier in the year the wife and I spent days pumping out our pond, about 47ft X 18ft X 2ft6 - 3ft, taking the liner out, catching fish, empting the pond weed and a back braking day loading wheel...
Forum: Technology Forum 30th December 2021, 19:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By macafee2
I did some reading up on the problem and have set...

I did some reading up on the problem and have set rules to capture a lot of these emails.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 19:23
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
I found this post on a Youtube video for Rufford...

I found this post on a Youtube video for Rufford Ford
"sorry but its not covered by Fully comp insurance my partner is a senior Insurance Underwriter for AXA, they( ins companies) generally only...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 19:12
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
One for the machine shop engineers

Cant understand a word this chap says. I have seen similar some years ago but I still like this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RF-B0ZqDBZE

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 18:30
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By macafee2
Heard of it but don't use it unless very windy...

Heard of it but don't use it unless very windy and the wind may catch the door and it fly open.
Will it be law or a recommendation or a suggestion?

A bit confusing, some say January 2022 but I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2021, 16:26
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By macafee2
Never needed it, really? So much better to go to...

Never needed it, really? So much better to go to a warm car on a cold day. Diesels are not the quickest engines to get warm.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 09:19
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By macafee2
i'm wondering how well the puncture proof ones...

i'm wondering how well the puncture proof ones roll over stones gravel and slight steps.

Perhaps the second biggest problem with pneumatic is a quality inner tube that holds the air an does not...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 20:42
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
does a warning sign not show that they have...

does a warning sign not show that they have warned drivers of a hazard and therefore drivers should show caution? Do you think drivers bear no responsibility for damaging their cars by driving though...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th December 2021, 08:56
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By macafee2
There you go, a pair on offer. As its raining and...

There you go, a pair on offer. As its raining and there is a pair on offer I'll stay in the warm.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 28th December 2021, 21:59
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By macafee2
Apparently projector headlights part number...

Apparently projector headlights part number xbc002790 are wanted

I will try to take a look tomorrow to see what I have and add an update

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 28th December 2021, 18:26
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By macafee2
Apart from them being MK1 what type are you...

Apart from them being MK1 what type are you after?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2021, 17:52
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By macafee2
Do you have tow bar fitted with towing...

Do you have tow bar fitted with towing electrics?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2021, 17:54
Replies: 71
Views: 4,512
Posted By macafee2
My heart goes out to you, I am so sorry for your...

My heart goes out to you, I am so sorry for your loss.
Do you have anyone to talk to or stay with?
If you need someone I am local, don't hesitate to contact me. I will pm you my phone number
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 11:52
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
I bet you will find signs say "Ford". Drivers...

I bet you will find signs say "Ford". Drivers will also see water running across the "road", I was going to ask what more warning do they need and then thought, they drive through the water and...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 11:46
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
more fun to watch the dim wits ruin their cars? ...

more fun to watch the dim wits ruin their cars?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 10:51
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
Hopefully this will take you to an exact sign ...

Hopefully this will take you to an exact sign
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.1835454,-1.0346519,3a,75y,39.23h,66.3t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s0ain68Bq9lbg-_RI-5KQuw!2e0!7i16384!8i8192
I do not know if...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 09:21
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
I suspect there are signs either side of the ford...

I suspect there are signs either side of the ford to warn of the Ford. Perhaps the residents are in as much pain as we are watching people drive "quickly" through deep water and now just let drivers...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 00:24
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
There are a number of videos on YouTube for this...

There are a number of videos on YouTube for this Ford. Many other have come to the same fate

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 22:00
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By macafee2
You can't teach stupid

this is quite close to my daughters home, I keep meaning to visit but not of course drive thru.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUYfTrXHK4U

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 12:50
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By macafee2
Ebay and Amazon both sell them but Jewson's,...

Ebay and Amazon both sell them but Jewson's, Wickes, Travis Perkins, Screwfix, B&Q none sell the inner tube but all sell a wheel barrow.
I dont even think Walsall Wheel barrows sell inner tubes but...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 11:53
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By macafee2
strange they dont sell

So many companies sell wheel barrows and even replacement wheels but it seems as rare as hens teeth that they sell replacement inner tubes, strange.

Last time I wanted a tyre I bought a whole...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 15:14
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By macafee2
never a good tie for eople to die this way but...

never a good tie for eople to die this way but Christmas always seems worse. Thoughts to the family and friends of the deceased.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 18:26
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By macafee2
but i bet they are cheaper the more you buy at...

but i bet they are cheaper the more you buy at once and over time. I understand builders not doing it voluntarily but perhaps it should be legislated for.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 14:16
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By macafee2
For the home owner considering having solar...

For the home owner considering having solar panels installed, solar power is not cheap. Every new build house should have solar panels installed by the builder, it should also be able to produce x...
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