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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2022, 08:17
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By MSS
The Mouse Test has been superseded by the Rabbit...

The Mouse Test has been superseded by the Rabbit Test. It's more testing for the car's stability as one aims the car.......;):}
:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2022, 08:08
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
But we do pot holes much better than the French!...

But we do pot holes much better than the French! :}
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 10:36
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
I can just imagine Putin's reaction when Bojo...

I can just imagine Putin's reaction when Bojo mentions this at their next meeting! :}
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 10:30
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
That's a very good summary. I would make a few...

That's a very good summary. I would make a few further points.

1. The UK is an insignificant entity in terms of controlling energy wholesale prices. The key players are the US, Arab states,...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 09:49
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
How rude! :eek: Please try not to control...

How rude! :eek:

Please try not to control what others write by making nonsensical accusations. If you do not like my style of writing, help yourself by using the block facility. :}

I have never...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 09:42
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By MSS
A sad day indeed. All may cars have Meatloaf CDs...

A sad day indeed. All may cars have Meatloaf CDs as well as Tina Turner.
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2022, 09:39
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
A magnet I think Phil. Looks like one from a...

A magnet I think Phil. Looks like one from a speaker.

Rumour used to be that such a device would slow down the meter's rotation.
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 23:48
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
As indeed I expect Philip and Tina Green conclude...

As indeed I expect Philip and Tina Green conclude whenever the question of the BHS staff pensions comes up in conversation during sunbathing sessions on their super yacht in the Mediterranean. :D
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 23:38
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By MSS
Mick - I hope you don't mind me saying so, but...

Mick - I hope you don't mind me saying so, but none of this is relevant. Why not join us in the Parking tickets cash cow thread to experience how we are going to change the order in order to achieve...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 23:30
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
Come now Alan, I could not possibly run for PM. I...

Come now Alan, I could not possibly run for PM. I don't like partying, boozing and mixing with hordes of people during lockdowns. In fact, I don't like partying, boozing or people at any time. The...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 19:42
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By MSS
But FOI requests only provide the data that is...

But FOI requests only provide the data that is recorded, not whether the data is correct. Unless there was a postmortem examination following every death, there is no way of knowing the real cause....
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 13:20
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Ian the reason AVC's are not an individual tax...

Ian the reason AVC's are not an individual tax avoidance scheme is that all those who pay into a pension receive the same tax advantage. An AVC is just one way of putting money into a pension pot....
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 12:23
Replies: 163,501
Views: 7,068,176
Posted By MSS
The difference between the BT supplied package...

The difference between the BT supplied package and the free AVG is that the latter is very much a lightweight stripped down security suite. BT pays for the package that it supplies as part of the...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 10:31
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
I have a gadget that performs the same as a smart...

I have a gadget that performs the same as a smart meter but without being a smart meter. You clip the current flow measuring device onto the incoming mains wire and the associated unit sends usage...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 10:24
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Steve, this thread has no political motives or...

Steve, this thread has no political motives or discussion. It does address a wide range of topics that impact the population's everyday lives.

In addition, I do not see any arguments, bickering...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 10:08
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
The tax thresholds would operate the same as now....

The tax thresholds would operate the same as now. Somone earning £49.9k would pay 20% tax on the whole amount. Another earning £52k would pay 20% on £50k and 50% on the £2k. The sliding scale means...
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 21:49
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Comrades, where have you all gone?

Comrades, where have you all gone?
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 21:47
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By MSS
Statistics are like that dream about lying on a...

Statistics are like that dream about lying on a luxury yacht in the Mediterranean - you can make it what you want it to be.

There is no reason to believe either of those views are accurate. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 21:39
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
Here is the tweet you reference. ...

Here is the tweet you reference.

https://twitter.com/SurreyRoadCops/status/1480949688731947010

To me, it's still pretty clear what they are saying. Post #2 from myself applies.
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 20:26
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
I agree. It's great to finally interact with...

I agree. It's great to finally interact with another enlightened member with similar ideas.

I would also introduce a weighting system for votes such that between the age of 65 and 75 the weight...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 17:30
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
ANPR does have limitations at the moment. ...

ANPR does have limitations at the moment.

But wait until the upgraded versions with an integral rocket launcher are deployed! :D
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 17:11
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
The way to do it would be to provide free public...

The way to do it would be to provide free public transport for people in employment and to remove the privilege at the age of 60 to stop OAP's clogging up the transport system for their days out.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 14:20
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
For sake of completeness, here is the tweet. ...

For sake of completeness, here is the tweet.

https://twitter.com/surreyroadcops/status/1350437208256348162

Note that the third tweet down states:

'For clarity, we don’t mean all 3D / 4D...
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 14:17
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
I was hoping that someone would ask, so thank you...

I was hoping that someone would ask, so thank you Martin.

High earner = anyone earning over £75k PA

My proposed tax regime:

A new tax rate of 50% at £50k PA.

A sliding scale of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 14:07
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
Ok - before we get into a police bashing mode,...

Ok - before we get into a police bashing mode, which is not fitting for a Rover members forum, the tweet actually says: 'We are currently finding a significant number of 3D / 4D style number plates...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 12:05
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
UK laws are no way near as strict as most other...

UK laws are no way near as strict as most other civilised countries.

We just moan louder and more often! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 11:03
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
I believe the fines actually go to the treasury...

I believe the fines actually go to the treasury rather than the police. Same as speeding fines.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 10:48
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
Also, you have to ask yourself what it is that...

Also, you have to ask yourself what it is that you are proud of - your car or a £25 3D/4D number plate format that anyone with £25 can buy. Personally, I find that most of the 3D/4D plates just look...
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 09:47
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Borrowing to give help to the poor now will just...

Borrowing to give help to the poor now will just increase poverty levels in the future.

Also, the term poor is relative. When my teenagers were kids at school, the kids from the poorer families on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 09:31
Replies: 34
Views: 1,170
Posted By MSS
In reality both views may be correct depending on...

In reality both views may be correct depending on how well the plates meet the other parts of the specification.

See...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 20:55
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By MSS
Very interesting. The OS First Series 1 map (1805...

Very interesting. The OS First Series 1 map (1805 - 1869) has our house shown on it but it's not possible to read the actual name i.e. what it was called at the time.
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 19:11
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
That must be a small tank. Mine costs £2500 to...

That must be a small tank. Mine costs £2500 to fill - it's 3000 litres.

Lower life expectancy, consequently reduced NHS expenditure demands and lower pensions payments.
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 18:32
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
Yes - bring back the good old days. I spent...

Yes - bring back the good old days.

I spent three years at Kings College on the Strand and another year at Imperial in Kensington. Always traveled on the bust and underground from the Heathrow...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2022, 11:13
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By MSS
I's the same here. In fact today is the third and...

I's the same here. In fact today is the third and last forecast day of glorious sunshine.

I'll be off to do the weekly food shop in the XF later today and to take in the sunshine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 10:19
Replies: 34
Views: 1,149
Posted By MSS
I agree, but for the ultimate sunroof, you need...

I agree, but for the ultimate sunroof, you need one of these.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm9BZMG3-uU

We have one and it's great during the summer.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2022, 17:54
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By MSS
I see that I have two of those No. 4 boots in my...

I see that I have two of those No. 4 boots in my spares box - I ordered 4 when they were replaced on my car.

If you are stuck, I can post mine to you FOC.

I had found Malc at balljointboots...
Forum: Humour Corner 17th January 2022, 16:25
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By MSS
All I see in those pictures is undercover...

All I see in those pictures is undercover personal protection at work. What's the problem?
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2022, 14:59
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By MSS
We are so similar yet so different, Wraymond. My...

We are so similar yet so different, Wraymond. My starting position with everyone is that they are better than myself. It leads to a level of personal contentment that is difficult to explain. Also I...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2022, 10:31
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
That comes of living in a multicultural area,...

That comes of living in a multicultural area, Fred. Here, even the wife does the odd bit of hand washing despite being a Suffolk native. The next step is to put a stone on the bank of the River...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2022, 10:26
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
You need a smart meter! ;)

You need a smart meter! ;)
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2022, 10:24
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By MSS
Morning Steve, Are those not the qualities...

Morning Steve,

Are those not the qualities that get our politicians elected? ;):D

You are sounding like a fellow peasant in revolt! :D

Maninder.
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2022, 00:03
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By MSS
I actually think that we should elect a king or...

I actually think that we should elect a king or queen every 5 years from the Royal Pot of characters. My vote would go to Harry as the King most likely to understand and represent his subjects. :D
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 20:30
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By MSS
Be careful you do not get arrested!

Be careful you do not get arrested!
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 17:38
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By MSS
The whole situation is pathetic. Harry is still...

The whole situation is pathetic. Harry is still the queen's gandson and should be provided protection by the state.

Ex PM's (in many cases failed politicians) are provided protection by the state...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 16:11
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
:iagree: Our taxes are actually quite low...

:iagree: Our taxes are actually quite low considering the services.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 10:05
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
I am aware that 3G connectivity is used for...

I am aware that 3G connectivity is used for ancillary services, such as breakdown alerts etc. Are there any cars that rely on 3G connectivity for their basic operation?

As for the other posts,...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 13:47
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
I'm not sure of the relevance of the video. We...

I'm not sure of the relevance of the video. We were born and remain proper working class peasants here. Lampton school was a comprehensive for peasants.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 11:23
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
Phil - I think you do me an injustice. My dislike...

Phil - I think you do me an injustice. My dislike is not limited just to road users.



We are on the same wavelength, Chris. :D



Come on Fred, my enjoyment of motoring is on the up and...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 10:33
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
But those few minutes could make the difference...

But those few minutes could make the difference between meeting a neanderthal cyclist going through red lights, or not, Simon.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 10:19
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By MSS
Similarly, a driver should always expect a...

Similarly, a driver should always expect a cyclist to go through red lights and be given verbal abuse as well as various other neanderthal like gestures for progressing through their green light.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 10:12
Replies: 163,501
Views: 7,068,176
Posted By MSS
Andy - I hope you didn't laugh at him for too...

Andy - I hope you didn't laugh at him for too long before pretending to offer assistance?
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 10:05
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
No Simon. The lorry is causing an obstruction,...

No Simon. The lorry is causing an obstruction, blocking traffic for an extended period of time whereas the car drivers are the affected party.

Just to reiterate, I am not only critical of lorry...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 09:44
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By MSS
Wraps can be quite interesting. ...

Wraps can be quite interesting.

https://cinema1544.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/matching-pantsuit.jpg?w=1400&h=

Fro the film High Anxiety, a1980's Alfred Hitchcock spoof.
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 23:14
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
The only possible response to that is the same...

The only possible response to that is the same response that I would give to a car driver who tries to justify speeding on the need to get somewhere. Leave a little earlier!

Guess what will happen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 14:53
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By MSS
The higher priced advert is 14 weeks old. ...

The higher priced advert is 14 weeks old.

Perhaps the owner started off with the idea...'no offers.......not desperate to sell...........will not be giving it away........'

And now, realises...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 14:46
Replies: 34
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
That's not a lot. The traffic wardens need to up...

That's not a lot. The traffic wardens need to up their game! :D
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 00:18
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By MSS
We have all done that when in a hurry to get the...

We have all done that when in a hurry to get the work done only to then spend another 5 minutes turning the chain around! :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 00:10
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
Simon - that is exactly what the car drivers end...

Simon - that is exactly what the car drivers end up doing, which then causes long queues of traffic with both lanes running at the same slower speed. This actually means that the idea of the outer...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 00:04
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
I am not at all prejudiced towards lorry drivers....

I am not at all prejudiced towards lorry drivers. In fact, I consider fuel tanker drivers to be the most skilled of all driver on the roads.

I do think that you are making this personal as opposed...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 20:51
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
Simon - the issue is that their efforts are...

Simon - the issue is that their efforts are usually futile because the speed differential isn't sufficient to get one lorry quicker to its destination than the other. Most of the time it would be far...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 19:26
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
No - that doesn't work. I did not say I was...

No - that doesn't work. I did not say I was overtaken. The post was about one lorry overtaking (although materially that is not what they achieve!) another whilst traveling at almost the same speed....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 19:18
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By MSS
I had a 45 2.0TD alongside the 75 CDT. The 45 is...

I had a 45 2.0TD alongside the 75 CDT. The 45 is not as luxurious as the 75 but when you stop comparing the two, it is really nice. The engine revs more like a petrol unit.

As long as it drives...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2022, 17:32
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By MSS
I can recommend a local small garage that cut out...

I can recommend a local small garage that cut out the old front/rear sill sections and formed/welded in new sections on my Omega. The chap came highly recommended by my trusted local independent....
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2022, 11:46
Replies: 91
Views: 5,296
Posted By MSS
I don't really see the need for a 'major...

I don't really see the need for a 'major investigation'.

After all, there is nothing to properly cover up, find an innocent scapegoat for, brush under the carpet, make sure there is never a...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 23:34
Replies: 30
Views: 787
Posted By MSS
I agree with you 100%. The other people have...

I agree with you 100%.

The other people have the right not to be infected, regardless of whether they are vaccinated or not.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 13:07
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By MSS
Wind your ego in and don't post your opinion,...

Wind your ego in and don't post your opinion, even if I've asked for it! :D

Sorry! :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 13:02
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By MSS
The one from balljointboots is a perfect fit.

The one from balljointboots is a perfect fit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 12:57
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By MSS
As this seems to be the silly suggestion thread,...

As this seems to be the silly suggestion thread, perhaps we could have a section for KV6 with rear wheel drive gearboxes?

There's real demand!

See...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 12:51
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By MSS
Car dashcams would come into their own. Also,...

Car dashcams would come into their own. Also, council's with online portals for submitting video evidence could be empowered to send out fines and collect the fines.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 12:43
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By MSS
You asked. ...

You asked.

QUOTE=iwanta260;2915936]...........Is there such a thing ............?[/QUOTE]

He answered.




Then........
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2022, 18:54
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By MSS
I'm surprised Ryanair and Easyjet haven't started...

I'm surprised Ryanair and Easyjet haven't started a surcharge for breathing air inside their planes. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 22:57
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By MSS
Agreed, but also avoid people that fit cheap ones...

Agreed, but also avoid people that fit cheap ones at low prices.
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 19:19
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By MSS
Thank you Wraymond. I am in tune with the...

Thank you Wraymond.

I am in tune with the traditional meaning of 'auditing' and indeed have been the subject of many BS9000 audits on my programme management structures and processes.
...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 18:57
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By MSS
Given the average age of the membership, that...

Given the average age of the membership, that probably means a natural replacement for the 75/ZT in most cases. :laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:

:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 18:49
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By MSS
I'm offended - by the colour scheme! :eek:

I'm offended - by the colour scheme! :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 12:15
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By MSS
Most specialist mechanics became specialists...

Most specialist mechanics became specialists because they worked at main dealerships for many years and had all the training. We have one such outstanding Mercedes specialist nearby.

Similarly, I...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 09:48
Replies: 163,501
Views: 7,068,176
Posted By MSS
I chose to watch the first of the Prime Suspect...

I chose to watch the first of the Prime Suspect series of films lats night.

The star - Helen Mirren - now there's class!
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 09:42
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By MSS
As Simon says, this is a new use of the term...

As Simon says, this is a new use of the term 'auditing' in the UK. It has been going on in the US for some time.

The fact that people actually do this defies me. Also, the comments on the videos...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2022, 20:10
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By MSS
Any auditors here?

If so, what is the attraction of this social media activity to grown up people?

Having accidentally watched a couple auditing videos on youtube this afternoon, I am trying to understand why anyone...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2022, 16:00
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By MSS
It looks kind of cute - I would encourage...

It looks kind of cute - I would encourage everyone else to have one. :cool:
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2022, 00:04
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By MSS
My view

I think the fault/responsibility for the collision lies >80% with the cyclist and <20% with the car driver for the following reasons.

1. The cyclist unsuccessfully tried to overtake the car on the...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 19:46
Replies: 163,501
Views: 7,068,176
Posted By MSS
Well, a hair cut just hasn't been the same since...

Well, a hair cut just hasn't been the same since Glamorous Lucy sold the local hairdressers and moved on. In those days, being shampoed with those delicate fingers running gently through one's hair...
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 11:11
Replies: 163,501
Views: 7,068,176
Posted By MSS
Andy - Meg looks better turned out than me. I...

Andy - Meg looks better turned out than me. I think I need to visit Meg's grooming parlour.
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 23:18
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By MSS
The 10MPH change does make a huge difference to...

The 10MPH change does make a huge difference to MPG and therefore pollution - 10% - 15%.

I find that my most enjoyable driving on busy motorways is around 65 to 70MPH indicated i.e. 60 to 65MPH...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 17:16
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
As an aside, our home's CH runs on a swedish oil...

As an aside, our home's CH runs on a swedish oil boiler by a company called CTC. It was manufactured in 1986 I believe and we have been in the property since 1995. It's serviced every year and the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 17:11
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
To be fair to British Gas, their service is...

To be fair to British Gas, their service is second to none. We actually had the CH boiler and controls replaced by BG in a property that we rent out. We also paid for a power flush. So the total cost...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2022, 11:23
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
The quote nesting in the above post has gone a...

The quote nesting in the above post has gone a bit astray. The quoted text was from genpk rather than myself. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 10:27
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By MSS
https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/1543332/...

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/1543332/highway-code-changes-2022-full-list-evg

I have used this list purely as information.
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 23:24
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
That is interesting. I am of the view that we all...

That is interesting. I am of the view that we all need to change our energy consumption habits. Which is why, as stated in post #35, I have been using a similar device of my own and keeping an eye on...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 21:08
Replies: 22
Views: 750
Posted By MSS
Who's at fault - your views?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6tzUXM8SGA

The fault for this collision lies with:

1. The car driver

2. The cyclist

3. Shared driver/cyclist = x/y%
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 18:28
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
This is a sign of bad parenting and...

This is a sign of bad parenting and grandparenting.

I only have the two who are now in their early twenties. Their main gripe has always been and continues to be that they've had a deprived...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 17:47
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Interestingly, I've been using a clamp-on...

Interestingly, I've been using a clamp-on measuring device which links to a remote display via radio to provide real-time and daily readout of our consumption. I find it quite useful.

I've...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 16:16
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
What's wrong with a smart meter?

What's wrong with a smart meter?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 16:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By MSS
Come on, please learn to recogise a genuine...

Come on, please learn to recogise a genuine classic. This car comes with classic pig sh*** coating of the engine bay components. What more could a prospective owner looking for a classic ask for?

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 13:32
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By MSS
To be fair, I think that was because it hadn't...

To be fair, I think that was because it hadn't been given a full valet prior to the viewing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 13:29
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By MSS
The drive from Pickering to Whitby is also really...

The drive from Pickering to Whitby is also really nice up the A169. There are great walks around Hole of Horcum and views further up near RAF Fylingdales. Fylingdales is an ICBM detection station...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 11:35
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Chris - it sounds like you have joined us...

Chris - it sounds like you have joined us green/low-temperature living lot, be it not by choice. :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 11:28
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
Similarly, today our lounge, kitchen, landing...

Similarly, today our lounge, kitchen, landing etc. is at 15c now and perfectly comfortable with a fleece on plus socks. The fact it's quite sunny and bright today helps also.
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2022, 22:33
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
I often wonder if some members here ever meet...

I often wonder if some members here ever meet young people. I have been dealing with youngsters straight out of uni for many years. They have all been extremely competent, polite and a pleasure to...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2022, 13:28
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
It's actually a house as opposed to flats and...

It's actually a house as opposed to flats and there is no cladding. It's a custom build for letting, built to a very high standard. The designer kitchen is unbeliveable.

Do most thatched cottage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 12:57
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
Think about why independent companies are so keen...

Think about why independent companies are so keen to sell you 3-year extended warranties after the manufacturer's warranty runs out. It is because they know the chances of the product failing during...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 10:24
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
We need to differentiate between expected...

We need to differentiate between expected operational life and failure. Failure occurs in very small percentage of production and the bath tub curve generally applies in some form. Warranty periods...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 23:40
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
[QUOTE=genpk;2914927]I think tesla only warranty...

[QUOTE=genpk;2914927]I think tesla only warranty their batteries for 8 years?
............/QUOTE]


No company will warranty their product for a period anywhere near the expected life. So an...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 23:07
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By MSS
I recognise that many do not, but they do not cut...

I recognise that many do not, but they do not cut treated timber on a daily basis, so the poisonous load is infinitesimally smaller. Also, poisoning oneself does not generally lead to large claims...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:58
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
The Germans may not want you in Germany with your...

The Germans may not want you in Germany with your ICE powered polluter ;)





Which equates to about 20 years of motoring for 90%+ of cars!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:53
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By MSS
To me the car in the OP does not look right. ...

To me the car in the OP does not look right.

Lowering a car changes its proportions and never really works. It's better to have a body kit on a standard height car.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 20:54
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
My son is renting in Surrey in a new build...

My son is renting in Surrey in a new build completed about 6 months ago. He says the background temperature in his room is 18c with just his PC running and can go as high as 21/22c with the heat...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 20:40
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By MSS
There is a massive difference between a DIY'er...

There is a massive difference between a DIY'er cutting a few pieces of treated timber using appropriate mask etc. at home, in the open, and cutting frequently for commercial purposes in a retail...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 12:21
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
Expected battery life is 15 to 20 years. ...

Expected battery life is 15 to 20 years.

What is the average lifespan of an ICE car?
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 11:46
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By MSS
I agree. We are surprised that COLVERT used such...

I agree. We are surprised that COLVERT used such loose language! :laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 10:43
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
No responses!

No responses!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 10:36
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
Do most people really need to travel in as short...

Do most people really need to travel in as short a time period as they do?

I would think that most people could easily double their travel time without significant detriment. The whole time thing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 10:33
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
VED (tax) rates are always a transitory mechanism...

VED (tax) rates are always a transitory mechanism i.e. where the actual amount will change. VED differentiation between different types of cars is a good way of changing consumer behaviour. You are...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 18:17
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By MSS
Confession acknowledged! :laugh:

Confession acknowledged! :laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 14:14
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By MSS
I agree. The Fiesta has these weird things called...

I agree. The Fiesta has these weird things called indicator stalks that keep getting the way. :laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 12:01
Replies: 136
Views: 3,373
Posted By MSS
What temperature do you people feel is needed for...

What temperature do you people feel is needed for comfort inside your homes?

After 25+ years of living in a 500+ year old house, we find 18 degrees comfortable and 20-22 a luxury only to be...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 11:52
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By MSS
I've just checked with my daughter who has been...

I've just checked with my daughter who has been driving for just under 2 years what she would do in her Twintop under these circumstances. Her response was interesting as follows:

'I went up to a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2022, 11:45
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By MSS
It is always going to be a balance between age...

It is always going to be a balance between age and mileage. I would be more prepared to spend £7.5k on a 75 CDT with 7000 miles than a 10 year old XF with 100k+ miles for the simple reason that the...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 22:08
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By MSS
I agree with both of the above. This learning, or...

I agree with both of the above. This learning, or the ability to continuously learn to make the right decisions, is something that I believe is inherent in the way each person is brought up. Hence my...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 22:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
What an unnecessary and emotional outburst -...

What an unnecessary and emotional outburst - perhaps 'claptrap'?.;)

All I will say is that some hold onto their view of what history was or should have been viewed from their narrow perspectives,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 14:33
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By MSS
How else would they display the latest iPhone or...

How else would they display the latest iPhone or expensive equivalent??
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 14:31
Replies: 59
Views: 2,296
Posted By MSS
We have our moments! :D

We have our moments! :D
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 08:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
Good morning. I hope coming up with that was...

Good morning.

I hope coming up with that was not too taxing!

:laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 21:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
I would suggest that those who keep raising this...

I would suggest that those who keep raising this matter and object to others wishing to remove the use of the word from the annals of history do so on the basis of their racial prejudices. Otherwise...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
I think you and others like you should reflect on...

I think you and others like you should reflect on and be honest with yourselves as to why you consider matters such as this dog's name to be precious. Is it because you really consider the dog's name...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 18:58
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By MSS
Some, but not all, of the larger B&Q stores...

Some, but not all, of the larger B&Q stores provide a cutting service. Treated materials are excluded for obvious reasons.

Ditto larger Homebase.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2021, 18:49
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By MSS
I agree - there are always a lot of people in far...

I agree - there are always a lot of people in far worse situations than ourselves.

Have a good one!

:xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:52
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By MSS
Surely, common sense should be part of being...

Surely, common sense should be part of being brought-up?

It is time we stopped blaming midwives for delivering, teachers for lack of parenting and now driving instructors for the lack of common...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 23:08
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By MSS
A view that will most likely prove to be wrong...

A view that will most likely prove to be wrong and rightly so. Responsible drivers should not have to pay for the idiotic actions of others through increased premiums! :xmas-smiley-008:
See...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 22:50
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By MSS
My experience is the same having tried a solid...

My experience is the same having tried a solid wheel on my wheelbarrow. I went back to a pneumatic tube+tyre combination.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 09:56
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
Posted By MSS
If you were to state exactly what you are after,...

If you were to state exactly what you are after, others may be able to help you if they happen to either spot such a car for sale or perhaps even own one that they may sell.

People selling often...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2021, 14:30
Replies: 117
Views: 5,888
Posted By MSS
This is exactly what is needed, so thank you for...

This is exactly what is needed, so thank you for finally recognising the obvious. It is not the richest few percent that are responsible for our pollution problems. It is the ordinary 95%+ of...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 11:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
Thank you for injecting your usual thoughts of...

Thank you for injecting your usual thoughts of love and respect for all human beings at this time of Christian celebration.

I am think of moving to the North-West - it would be good to have some...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2021, 10:27
Replies: 63
Views: 2,147
Posted By MSS
Surely, none of these would be acceptable...

Surely, none of these would be acceptable insurance claims as these are not accidents and the drivers have not taken reasonable care to avoid damaging their vehicles?
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 16:32
Replies: 15
Views: 735
Posted By MSS
As a temporary solution just get a bicycle tube...

As a temporary solution just get a bicycle tube from Halfords, Range etc., wrap it around the hub a few times, replace tyre and pump up. I did that once and it worked perfectly fine until the proper...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 16:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
Wraymond - please would you be awfully kind and...

Wraymond - please would you be awfully kind and translate that for us English speaking people? :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2021, 09:35
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By MSS
Looking at the Halfords ATF and PAS Fluid, it...

Looking at the Halfords ATF and PAS Fluid, it includes Dexron III applications.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 22:35
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By MSS
Christmas itself is perfectly fine. It's just...

Christmas itself is perfectly fine. It's just people enjoying it....:icon_rolleyes:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 20:45
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By MSS
As above. You need 1.6 litres of MTF94 for...

As above.

You need 1.6 litres of MTF94 for the manual gearbox and Dexron III for the PAS.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/401186588573?epid=248613809&hash=item5d6895879d:g:v8AAAOSwMgdX1VeD
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 20:31
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By MSS
https://c.tenor.com/V1VTKVcOkIAAAAAM/bah-humbug.gi...

https://c.tenor.com/V1VTKVcOkIAAAAAM/bah-humbug.gif
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2021, 16:58
Replies: 59
Views: 2,296
Posted By MSS
All I can say is that the nay-Sayers obviously...

All I can say is that the nay-Sayers obviously have never tasted the Co-op's own All Butter Fruity Flapjack Cookies.

https://shop.coop.co.uk/product/b3d2c531-ace9-44d2-9ffe-b7b61551d0fb

This...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 21:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By MSS
That is not to say the same fuel mix is pumped...

That is not to say the same fuel mix is pumped into each tanker. I suspect it is all centrally controlled and the pumps deposit so much base fuel into the tanker at the gantry as well as the selected...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 18:07
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By MSS
That does not sound excessively excessive! ...

That does not sound excessively excessive!

Terry Shaw replaced mine and from memory it took about 2 hours but he is a real expert on our cars. It requires the bumper to be removed, fluid drained,...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 15:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MSS
Ronnie, may I offer you a Merry Christmas in...

Ronnie, may I offer you a Merry Christmas in return, without prejudice to my own strict legal, moral, religious, cultural, fiscal, regional, seasonal, motoring and sexual preferences whatever they...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 11:37
Replies: 51
Views: 2,271
Posted By MSS
Actually, the green agenda in the form of...

Actually, the green agenda in the form of renewable energy resources is what is needed to address this issue in the long term. Energy supply is a powerful weapon in establishing world order.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 11:08
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By MSS
Each genuine seat should have the sacrificed...

Each genuine seat should have the sacrificed Alpaca's name and date of birth on a label at the bottom.


:laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 23:06
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By MSS
COLVERT - your resolution for next year needs to...

COLVERT - your resolution for next year needs to be to answer the question asked. :snowball1:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2021, 23:03
Replies: 59
Views: 2,296
Posted By MSS
Well, it had to happen some day, I suppose. ...

Well, it had to happen some day, I suppose.

It's nearly Christmas Eve 2021 and I agree with everything in Wraymond's post. Although I am too young to have benefited form the list in the final...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 22:56
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By MSS
Your alternator is the earlier MG part number...

Your alternator is the earlier MG part number YLE102500. It is 115A and was superseded by YLE000260 which is 120A. It would appear that a sticker has been placed over the original with the later MGR...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2021, 14:41
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By MSS
Careful now, or you will end up on the MI6 veggie...

Careful now, or you will end up on the MI6 veggie gay Indian drag queen agent 007's hit list!
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