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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2021, 21:11
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By operamagorum
If you have a decent printer, you can download...

If you have a decent printer, you can download lots of free 1800's fonts.

Like this
https://www.1001fonts.com/1800s-fonts.html?page=1
and do it yourself



Parchment type paper is cheap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 18:40
Replies: 43
Views: 2,288
Posted By operamagorum
I don't normally engage in posts like this, but I...

I don't normally engage in posts like this, but I have to say that Rick has supplied and fitted a couple of things for me.
He was helpful, professional and talked me through what he was doing.
I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2021, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By operamagorum
Battery drain?

Hi all
I've had to jump start my car the last three days in the morning. It then starts ok in the afternoon.
The battery is only about six months old, so should be ok. Ive checked the alternator...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2021, 00:58
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By operamagorum
Don't mess about Get your favourite MOT...

Don't mess about
Get your favourite MOT mechanic to have a go with his crowbar and find out
G
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2021, 18:05
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By operamagorum
I agree. I've had to change mine twice in the...

I agree.
I've had to change mine twice in the last three years and I only do 5k a year.
Buy the best you can and stuff them with appropriate grease before installing.
Geoff
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 18:49
Replies: 34
Views: 1,097
Posted By operamagorum
Over the years, I've had all of the fuel types...

Over the years, I've had all of the fuel types and I've always found gas to be the most efficient and cost effective.

The really upmarket oil-fired systems work well, but maintenance costs are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2021, 17:55
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Rick For those of us who would be unable to...

Hi Rick
For those of us who would be unable to remove old glass from frame and re-fit.
Will you be offering a fitting service or perhaps know someone who can do it?
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Discussion 16th January 2021, 14:28
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By operamagorum
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=20341&highlight=rear+wheel+bearing

You're welcome
Geoff
Forum: Humour Corner 8th January 2021, 13:51
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By operamagorum
Holidays

Yesterday I purchased a world map, put it on the wall, handed my wife a dart..............
said to the wife "throw this at the map and wherever it lands I'll take you on a luxurious holiday"
Turns...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 19:17
Replies: 37
Views: 932
Posted By operamagorum
I don't normally jump into threads such as this...

I don't normally jump into threads such as this but, in the main, I agree with Brian.
I should point out that I am 71 years old and high on the list of clinically vulnerable so, on a purely selfish...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2020, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By operamagorum
We support you because you provide such a...

We support you because you provide such a wonderful service!
Merry Christmas
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 17th December 2020, 17:40
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By operamagorum
Contact Mickyboy on here, or..... loads on Ebay...

Contact Mickyboy on here, or.....
loads on Ebay
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2020, 15:37
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By operamagorum
Heater blowing cold passenger side

Hi all
As per title. The heater is blowing cold on the passenger side and hot on the driver's side.
Ideas please. --- Heater matrix? Air lock?
Radiator was changed about 9 months ago
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd October 2020, 19:01
Replies: 0
Views: 150
Posted By operamagorum
Tourer interior passenger light

Wanted:
A sandstone rear passenger interior light with all lugs intact. (the oval one)
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2020, 13:17
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By operamagorum
Fao: Mickyboy

Hi Mick
Pm sent and not sure if you've got inbox problems your end again
Regards
Geoff
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2020, 14:14
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By operamagorum
Done Cheers Geoff

Done
Cheers
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2020, 07:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By operamagorum
Flat battery

Hi all
I recently returned from a 3 week stay in hospital to discover that I have a flat battery. I have dash lights, but not even a click on turning the key.
The battery is brand new
Last time...
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2020, 19:59
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By operamagorum
I have two rescue Bc crosses. The younger one...

I have two rescue Bc crosses. The younger one (now 7) is about 90% Bc. She does get bored very easily. She is not destructive but, when bored, will pester her step brother until he play fights with...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2020, 16:18
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By operamagorum
PM Mickyboy. He's where I got mine from

PM Mickyboy. He's where I got mine from
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2020, 09:13
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By operamagorum
I'd love to but health, and the car being...

I'd love to but health, and the car being outside, prevents
Thanks anyway
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2020, 10:02
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By operamagorum
Headlining

Hi all
My headlining recently decided to fall onto my dogs' heads in the luggage compartment (tourer)
I have, for the moment, stapled it which is unsightly.
I got a quote from a local trimming...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2020, 19:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,625
Posted By operamagorum
Likewise. Please keep us posted. thanks

Likewise. Please keep us posted. thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2020, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By operamagorum
I have had these symptoms twice now Ist time...

I have had these symptoms twice now
Ist time was the crankshaft pulley
2nd time droplink (they go quite often on these cars)
Good luck
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 17:27
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By operamagorum
I had to replace mine (diesel) a couple of years...

I had to replace mine (diesel) a couple of years back and was warned off the cheap new ones quite strongly.
I got a great s/h one from Mickyboy.
Send him a pm - he has most stuff
You will also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 16:18
Replies: 38
Views: 2,620
Posted By operamagorum
I think that I am on the original list, so YES...

I think that I am on the original list, so YES PLEASE
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2020, 12:26
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By operamagorum
Fao: Mickyboy

Hi Mick
Wheel bolts arrived safely
Excellent service as usual
Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2020, 11:03
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By operamagorum
Crankshaft pulley

Hi all
I had my crankshaft pulley replaced 3 years and 12k miles ago and it is now failing.
I'm about to purchase a Corteco, but they want a small fortune for the bolt and washer kit.
My question...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2020, 16:14
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By operamagorum
BIG THANKS to cb750chris

Just had my car serviced and 2 door lock actuators replaced and other things. Keenly priced.

Chris is charming, industrious and knowlegeable.

A real gent!
Forum: Items Wanted 10th July 2020, 16:09
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By operamagorum
Pm mickyboy I recently purchased 2 from him ...

Pm mickyboy
I recently purchased 2 from him
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 18:03
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By operamagorum
FAO:Mods

Is it ok to advertise a non-Rover car for sale?
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Technology Forum 1st July 2020, 22:05
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By operamagorum
My PC packed up quite recently, so I checked with...

My PC packed up quite recently, so I checked with a pal of mine who is an expert and he recommended that I buy a refurbished one.

I checked around and came up with this

...
Forum: Events and Meets 30th June 2020, 16:31
Replies: 23
Views: 3,147
Posted By operamagorum
I'm really interested, but tried to call the...

I'm really interested, but tried to call the hotel on the number given, as I want to check if they are dog friendly, and the number is u/s.
?
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2020, 12:09
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By operamagorum
Fao Mickyboy

Hi Mick
Goods arrived safely
Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2020, 18:40
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By operamagorum
Attn Mickyboy

Hi Mick
Just spotted your thread about pm's.
I've sent you 3 unanswered pm's, so perhaps there is a problem?
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2020, 16:45
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By operamagorum
Fao; MODS

Hiya
Would someone please contact Malc (CementTrucker) as he is unable to fully access the site as his password does not work
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Humour Corner 23rd May 2020, 12:26
Replies: 0
Views: 526
Posted By operamagorum
Fly me

A man is alone in an airport lounge when a beautiful woman walks in and sits down at the table next to him.
He decides because she's wearing a uniform, she's probably an off-duty stewardess. So he...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2020, 12:57
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By operamagorum
Huge thanks to Arctic

I am now the proud owner of a new tailgate badge to replace the faded one. (FOC)



He couldn't have been more helpful.


Thank you
Forum: Technology Forum 19th May 2020, 13:19
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By operamagorum
I you can still use your computer: ...

I you can still use your computer:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3G1C3VfW2Y

Good luck
Forum: Items Wanted 15th May 2020, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By operamagorum
That's very kind Pm on way Geoff

That's very kind
Pm on way
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 15th May 2020, 11:30
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Steve I also need one of these, if you have...

Hi Steve
I also need one of these, if you have a spare.
More than happy to pay
Regards
Geoff
Forum: Humour Corner 10th May 2020, 12:58
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By operamagorum
Dragon

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0?ui=2&ik=06a52b1f23&attid=0.1&permmsgid=msg-a:r-127418035444392457&th=171fe6b5bce3931b&view=fimg&sz=s0-l75-ft&attbid=ANGjdJ8nMrZPThuifdg_jamHOtL1hsPRPhdBBPyLO17AqSMtka9...
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2020, 17:30
Replies: 140
Views: 13,819
Posted By operamagorum
The Unnecessary

Men...


How to avoid, 'The Unnecessary' during Lock-down


Many of you will have to deal with the..erhem, 'Unnecessary', at least once a year. However, during the lock-down, women will...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 10:54
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By operamagorum
Lots of estate agents list with rightmove. You...

Lots of estate agents list with rightmove. You might well find it on there
Geoff
Forum: Humour Corner 20th April 2020, 19:34
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By operamagorum
Confession

A bride on her wedding night turns to her new husband and says "Darling, I have something to confess; " I used to be a hooker"


He says " Oh my gosh. I wasn't expecting that but, strangely, I...
Forum: Humour Corner 14th April 2020, 14:56
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By operamagorum
Struck off

Absolutely devastated.
A very sad day today. After 7 years of medical training and hard work, a very good friend of mine has been struck off after one minor indiscretion, and why during this...
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2020, 11:48
Replies: 140
Views: 13,819
Posted By operamagorum
Coughing

People must not cough near you.

They should cough far away (at least 2 metres)
If you see someone coming towards you and they are coughing...
Tell them to "far cough"
Forum: Items Wanted 6th April 2020, 12:21
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By operamagorum
Pm Mickyboy. He has most things, but is not...

Pm Mickyboy. He has most things, but is not currently trading because of the lockdown. Also MGR South Devon are still operating - In Traders section on this site. Good luck. Geoff
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 11:46
Replies: 140
Views: 13,819
Posted By operamagorum
Inside/outside

Right, No one can go outside, unless they need to go outside, if they are inside. If a person is inside, and they need to go outside, they must check the outside, from the inside, before going...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 17:11
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks to snagger

For his how to change cdt alternator. I couldn't do it myself, so printed this off and took it to my local garage for fitting. They're a good bunch and were grateful, not insulted!
Cost -

1x new...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By operamagorum
I don't think that this is exactly what you are...

I don't think that this is exactly what you are looking for, but it may help
Geoff





https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/advice-for-people-at-high-risk/
Forum: Humour Corner 29th March 2020, 13:36
Replies: 0
Views: 427
Posted By operamagorum
Making do

As usual, the supermarket shelves were pretty bare yesterday
I decided to use my initiative and took the dogs to the local woods to forage for mushrooms.

I was really lucky and came across a big...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 15:11
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By operamagorum
Alternator issue

Hi all
My charge warning light has come on and multimeter suggests alternator is producing considerable changes in voltage.
This seems to point to alternator malfunction.
I have the chance at a...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 8th March 2020, 18:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By operamagorum
Clay bar and correct lubricant should take care...

Clay bar and correct lubricant should take care of that. Loads on Ebay. Don't go for the cheaper end as they are not so good.
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 16th February 2020, 14:47
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By operamagorum
pm Mickyboy - he's generally the man who can

pm Mickyboy - he's generally the man who can
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 22:08
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By operamagorum
Had the same problem a couple of times. Now, when...

Had the same problem a couple of times. Now, when I go for tyres, I always specify tyre pressures and that the rim beads should be thoroughly cleaned - I've got serpents and if the beads are not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 21:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,402
Posted By operamagorum
I completely understand. I have had my 75 longer...

I completely understand. I have had my 75 longer than any other car and it is definitely a keeper. I keep looking on Ebay et al at others - but I don't need another!
Just fancy a 2.5l petrol in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2020, 12:23
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By operamagorum
Big thanks to Mickyboy

Great product (battery cover), great comms, quick turnaround and keen pricing (as ever!)
Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 17:47
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By operamagorum
I think that they are DDQ100460 Rimmers...

I think that they are

DDQ100460
Rimmers here - https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001807
A good idea to put a blob of silicon when fitting as these are known to leak
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2020, 15:33
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks to DMGRS

Service items arrived today.
Very quick turnaround and...
still doing free sweeties!
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2020, 13:52
Replies: 64
Views: 5,520
Posted By operamagorum
Re carper Check out Facebook Marketplace - type...

Re carper
Check out Facebook Marketplace - type in rover 75 parts
here's an example
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/559272724811035/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2020, 12:31
Replies: 64
Views: 5,520
Posted By operamagorum
I suggest that you write to the dealer again and...

I suggest that you write to the dealer again and tell him, in light of all the problems with the car and his attitude, you do not trust him to assess and fix the car properly.
You will need two...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 21:33
Replies: 64
Views: 5,520
Posted By operamagorum
I strongly advise that you write to the dealer as...

I strongly advise that you write to the dealer as you will then have evidence if this ends up in small claims court
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 20:35
Replies: 64
Views: 5,520
Posted By operamagorum
Click on Private Message in the top right of the...

Click on Private Message in the top right of the page
Click on Send New Message on the left of the next page
Enter BigRuss and your message
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2020, 20:18
Replies: 64
Views: 5,520
Posted By operamagorum
Hiya Everybody will have a different opinion on...

Hiya
Everybody will have a different opinion on this.
I have a lot of experience buying and selling to and from the motor trade.
If the mileage is accurate and the advisories on the last MOT are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2019, 20:09
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By operamagorum
Mickyboy is your man, but he's off for two weeks ...

Mickyboy is your man, but he's off for two weeks


Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2019, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By operamagorum
Is this what you are after? ...

Is this what you are after?


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-Rover-Fleece/273558712384?hash=item3fb15eb040:g:0GoAAOSw20Zb6tcn

Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2019, 08:30
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By operamagorum
Rick-sta (IPK)

Hi Rick
pm sent
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2019, 17:50
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By operamagorum
Seems cheap to me.........

for someone who knows about clutches!
Good MOT history
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/359638258315536/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 15:44
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By operamagorum
Many thanks Geoff

Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 15:14
Replies: 26
Views: 6,011
Posted By operamagorum
Mine also has lines again. What (if any) is the...

Mine also has lines again. What (if any) is the alternative?
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2019, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By operamagorum
FAO Mods

Hiya
Cement Trucker (Malc) cannot access site as will not accept password.
Would you please allocate new password and email it to him or pm it to me
Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd October 2019, 09:56
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By operamagorum
Try MGR South Devon or Mickyboy, both traders on...

Try MGR South Devon or Mickyboy, both traders on here and break 75's
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 12:34
Replies: 26
Views: 6,011
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Rick What's the latest? Cheers Geoff

Hi Rick
What's the latest?
Cheers
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 11:38
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By operamagorum
I can't help with the perforated headlining, but...

I can't help with the perforated headlining, but my tourer headlining is sagging.
I glued it using the correct adhesive (in my view) and a vinyl wrap squeegee to smooth down. Brilliant result, but,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 17:34
Replies: 17
Views: 2,098
Posted By operamagorum
I know that this is an old thread, but I have got...

I know that this is an old thread, but I have got the dreaded 'sag'. Would like to use pins until funds permit a new headlining (tried glue, but no good!)
Just wanted to know if there are any hidden...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 16:58
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By operamagorum
I have to go to Poole early next week. Happy to...

I have to go to Poole early next week. Happy to help if help still needed
Geoff
Forum: The Valeting Forum 18th September 2019, 13:27
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By operamagorum
I use this - brill ...

I use this - brill
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pet-Dog-Cat-Hair-Remover-Clothes-Carpet-Fur-Lint-Shedding-Brush-Cleaning-Cleaner/183946385326?hash=item2ad40f17ae:m:mQEmHlOVkD6c1YDRfNrWLEg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2019, 18:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Mick pm sent Geoff

Hi Mick
pm sent
Geoff
Forum: Social Forum 7th September 2019, 10:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By operamagorum
I was put on statins for my high cholesterol, but...

I was put on statins for my high cholesterol, but was allergic to all, including the really expensive one that they prescribe as a last resort.
Started using Flora Proactiv and my cholesterol levels...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 18:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By operamagorum
Do you by any chance have a part number? I've...

Do you by any chance have a part number?
I've tried to hunt one down, but it's proving difficult
Also, price of unit and labour costs
Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 19:40
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By operamagorum
I am a complete numpty when it comes to issues...

I am a complete numpty when it comes to issues like this
Would you mind being a bit more specific
Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 17:59
Replies: 18
Views: 1,569
Posted By operamagorum
Central locking has gone weird on me

Hi all
My key fob will not unlock the driver's door. Second press unlocks the other three, but not the driver's door. Driver's doors unlocks with key (as do the others). All doors lock with remote...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 22nd August 2019, 15:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,347
Posted By operamagorum
This might suit ...

This might suit

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/429591257657060/
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 14th August 2019, 19:28
Replies: 21
Views: 2,347
Posted By operamagorum
Have a look on Facebook Marketplace. Several on...

Have a look on Facebook Marketplace. Several on there within your budget
Forum: Photography Corner 10th August 2019, 22:04
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By operamagorum
Didn't realise that you had border collies. I...

Didn't realise that you had border collies. I have two border crosses (both rescues) who have turned out, after lots of rehabilitation, to be the bestest!
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 21:55
Replies: 61
Views: 4,993
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Ian Already contacted vendor and don't want...

Hi Ian
Already contacted vendor and don't want to get involved in bidding war. pm sent
Geoff
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 10th August 2019, 21:29
Replies: 20
Views: 2,691
Posted By operamagorum
I used to work in the insurance industry (now...

I used to work in the insurance industry (now retired) and can offer all the assistance requested. I'm not a million miles away from Andy and most of what he requires can be achieved via email and...
Forum: Social Forum 10th August 2019, 21:07
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By operamagorum
Bearing in mind that you have the TT as a 'boy's...

Bearing in mind that you have the TT as a 'boy's toy', I'd be inclined to keep the ZTT. I am biased, though, as I find that my tourer is a jack of all trades and takes up to four dogs comfortably. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 19:59
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By operamagorum
That's what this club is all about. Long may it...

That's what this club is all about. Long may it continue!
pm sent
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 18:56
Replies: 45
Views: 3,303
Posted By operamagorum
My 75 Tourer (2002) is my daily driver. I have...

My 75 Tourer (2002) is my daily driver. I have two dogs and the low rear threshold is ideal. I love the car, and the expense of upkeep ( I worked it out) is still less than the depreciation, and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 18:14
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By operamagorum
Tourer rear wheel arch liner fixings

Hi all
Apologies if this has been covered before, but I'm a bloke and can't see anything right in front of my nose!
I have to do a bit of bodywork repair to Cement Trucker's (Malc) n/s/r wheel arch...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 20:27
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By operamagorum
You could try the Honest John site. I've used it...

You could try the Honest John site. I've used it a few times and found it to be fairly accurate. Regards
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 10:05
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By operamagorum
CDT autobox fluid change interval

Hi all
Just wondering when I need to change my gearbox fluid. Was last changed 4 years ago and has done 18k miles since then

Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2019, 00:11
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By operamagorum
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2019, 09:50
Replies: 26
Views: 6,011
Posted By operamagorum
One for me please Geoff

One for me please
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2019, 10:12
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By operamagorum
Just use a translate page from web: ...

Just use a translate page from web:
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=translate+polish+to+english
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 13:09
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By operamagorum
Have done - thanks

Have done - thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 13:02
Replies: 343
Views: 386,067
Posted By operamagorum
I'm in North Dorset. Happy to check within 50...

I'm in North Dorset. Happy to check within 50 miles.
Please add me to list
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 12:59
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By operamagorum
Admin

I've tried to respond to a 'for sale' car, but site won't let me. Have sent a pm but user is new so probably won't realise. Any thoughts?
Thanks

Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2019, 12:16
Replies: 10
Views: 943
Posted By operamagorum
I had 160 remap done a while ago. Improved mpg...

I had 160 remap done a while ago. Improved mpg and, most certainly, improved performance. Go for it!
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2019, 12:26
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks for the heads up. I've just ordered one...

Thanks for the heads up. I've just ordered one for my son. At this price, if it aint right, it can go to the charity shop!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2019, 19:42
Replies: 32
Views: 2,503
Posted By operamagorum
Spray some silicone/wd40 or the like into the...

Spray some silicone/wd40 or the like into the lock. It should turn both ways. If not, it's a dodgy lock.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2019, 13:13
Replies: 0
Views: 369
Posted By operamagorum
Tourer tailgate window seal

Hi all
Anybody know if the mk1 and mk2 are the same?
Mine needs replacing and, since they are not available new, it would make sense to buy a s/h which is as new as possible.
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2019, 18:14
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By operamagorum
I was gonna bid on this...

.... but decided against it as I really don't have the room
Looks like it could be a bargain

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2019, 08:46
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By operamagorum
I think that you are probably correct. Also MOT...

I think that you are probably correct. Also MOT has just expired.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2019, 11:51
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By operamagorum
1.8t

Hi all
I'm thinking of bidding on a 1.8t saloon on the bay. Stated that the car has a problem - will not start when hot, but when started drives fine. My research suggests that this should be a...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2019, 12:49
Replies: 34
Views: 2,618
Posted By operamagorum
A while back, my daughter quit her job, sold her...

A while back, my daughter quit her job, sold her house and went travelling. She spent three months as an English language teacher in Mongolia - the pay was lousy, but kept her in food and lodgings....
Forum: Items Wanted 26th March 2019, 10:55
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By operamagorum
I would avoid a used pull handle as they get...

I would avoid a used pull handle as they get brittle and snap off the pin bar (mine just did!) Rimmers have them FSC100350PMA - cheap as chips!
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2019, 12:23
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By operamagorum
Got mine from DMGRS and they're on offer! ...

Got mine from DMGRS and they're on offer!
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/collections/bolts-and-fixings/products/rover-75-mg-zt-undertray-fixing-kit-10x-bolts-and-clips-kzm000050-kzm000050
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2019, 17:52
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By operamagorum
Big thanks to Rick-sta

I went down to Rick today to get the LED kick plates fitted and they are superb. My bonnet pull handle decided to snap and Rick spent ages getting it to work and is also supplying a replacement FOC....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2019, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By operamagorum
Big thanks to Mickyboy

Mick went above and beyond to source a rear header in good nick (new are unavailable)
Most grateful
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2019, 18:32
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By operamagorum
MGR South Devon

Hiya
pm sent
Forum: Items Wanted 19th February 2019, 11:39
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks Bob I ordered one from them, but they...

Thanks Bob
I ordered one from them, but they cancelled and refunded!
I'll try again
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 18th February 2019, 23:30
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By operamagorum
Yes I have read up on removal and if anyone can...

Yes I have read up on removal and if anyone can break lugs tis I
Forum: Items Wanted 18th February 2019, 22:11
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By operamagorum
Finisher assembly rear header

Wanted as above NEW.

Mine is slightly damaged and needs replacing, but everyone seems to be sold out.

Tried all the usual places.
MG Rover ERQ100650 FINISHER ASSEMBLY REAR HEADER ERQ100650...
Forum: Was it you? 14th February 2019, 18:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By operamagorum
Yeh, I've seen that one floating around - must be...

Yeh, I've seen that one floating around - must be local
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2019, 20:06
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By operamagorum
Both myself and Malc (cementtrucker) have...

Both myself and Malc (cementtrucker) have recently started using C&A Rawlings and Son in Bridport. 01308 456471 Very knowledgeable on MG/Rover, extremely friendly and they have a T4. Hope this helps...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th February 2019, 08:39
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By operamagorum
Now sorted - with many thanks to Josh

Now sorted - with many thanks to Josh
Forum: Items Wanted 8th February 2019, 11:48
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By operamagorum
Yes please. Many thanks Geoff

Yes please. Many thanks
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 8th February 2019, 01:29
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By operamagorum
Engine undertray

Wanted - good condition engine undertray for 52 cdt. Already lost two to garages who deny it!
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2019, 14:27
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By operamagorum
I don't know enough about the TF to know if it...

I don't know enough about the TF to know if it has motion sensors, so this may be completely irrelevant.
My last Merc had the same problem, which the auto electrician couldn't sort and was baffled...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd February 2019, 12:52
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By operamagorum
Just thought that I'd join in.............. I...

Just thought that I'd join in..............
I suffered with this problem for a couple of years and tried WD40 - not advised, as it dries out. Silicone release sprays works quite well, but best of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2019, 14:09
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By operamagorum
I had exactly the same problem. Turned out to be...

I had exactly the same problem. Turned out to be a dog blanket stopping my tourer rear hatch from closing fully, which left the interior lights on. Charged the battery and all good to go!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2019, 10:56
Replies: 23
Views: 1,784
Posted By operamagorum
Exact same happened to me with Tesco last year. ...

Exact same happened to me with Tesco last year.
This year my renewal premium came in £20 lower than all the comparison sites. Maybe they flagged my file?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2019, 18:54
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By operamagorum
Just arrived. Excellent value and arrived fully...

Just arrived. Excellent value and arrived fully charged. No hammer facility, but I have that on my corded drill.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2019, 23:03
Replies: 5
Views: 867
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks for the heads up - I've just ordered one ...

Thanks for the heads up - I've just ordered one
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2019, 20:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By operamagorum
Mine too - now warm as toast!

Mine too - now warm as toast!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2019, 19:32
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By operamagorum
Recommendation

Hi all
A recommendation for C&A Rawlings and son in Bridport
Malcolm (Cement trucker) and I have both used them recently and have nothing but praise for them.
They are very fairly priced and walk...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2019, 21:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,194
Posted By operamagorum
If the new house is empty, vendors will often...

If the new house is empty, vendors will often allow access for redecorating between exchange and completion
Forum: Items Wanted 18th January 2019, 12:20
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By operamagorum
What a kind offer! Arctic has sorted me out, so...

What a kind offer!
Arctic has sorted me out, so I'm good thanks
Regards
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 18th January 2019, 12:19
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks Mick. I'm sorted now as Arctic has...

Thanks Mick.

I'm sorted now as Arctic has helped me out
I've just read your post about your car and your daughter, so this is to wish you well
Regards
Geoff
Forum: Items Wanted 17th January 2019, 17:35
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By operamagorum
Handbrake compensator

Wanted handbrake compensator, to do an exchange with Arctic as mine might well fail MOT on handbrake. It has been adjusted so many times that I think it's done for!

Thanks in advance
Forum: Items Wanted 11th January 2019, 11:44
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By operamagorum
Some on Facebook marketplace. Here's an example ...

Some on Facebook marketplace. Here's an example

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/570743050020458
Cheers
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2019, 13:29
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By operamagorum
Thanks for that. I've just ordered a few items...

Thanks for that. I've just ordered a few items (low cost and not critical) and will wait and see!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2019, 19:37
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By operamagorum
Mk1 tourer rear bumper treadplate

Hi all
I have to remove the treadplate to deal with some rust at the edges.
Does it just pop off, or is there some fiendishly clever way of doing it. I don't want to damage anything
Many thanks...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 21:41
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By operamagorum
The small black cylinder that you can see...

The small black cylinder that you can see actually holds 3 batteries!
G
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By operamagorum
Hi Peter Link works for me, but try entering...

Hi Peter
Link works for me, but try entering L521 battery in Ebay
Cheers
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2019, 12:35
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By operamagorum
Mine just arrived. It's brill 'cos it frees up my...

Mine just arrived. It's brill 'cos it frees up my torch-holding hand to assist in tight, dark places (this is not a euphemism!)


Batteries:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2019, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By operamagorum
Slight thud on pickup

Hi all
CDT auto

I've recently started to notice a slight thud after slowing down and then accelerating. It only happens at low speeds. It is difficult to describe but resembles the thud I used...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2018, 18:09
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By operamagorum
Part No. Power steering pump

Hi all
Anyone know the part No. for power steering pump 2003 CDTi tourer?
I'm about to buy s/h for a mate, but want to ensure that I order the correct part.
Advertised as Rover 75 Tourer 2.0 CDTi...
Forum: Events and Meets 30th November 2018, 13:23
Replies: 211
Views: 24,687
Posted By operamagorum
Yes please Thanks Geoff

Yes please
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2018, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By operamagorum
Fao : Mods

I notice that my user name is no longer red. Does this mean that I owe Subs? Cheers. Geoff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2018, 18:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,813
Posted By operamagorum
This may seem a bit naive, but do you have...

This may seem a bit naive, but do you have European breakdown/recovery. If so, problem sorted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2018, 15:11
Replies: 69
Views: 4,973
Posted By operamagorum
This keeps coming up. I have a windows 10 PC and...

This keeps coming up. I have a windows 10 PC and still haven't worked out how to post pictures to this site.
Would someone please post an 'idiot-proof' how to
Thanks
Geoff
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2018, 14:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By operamagorum
I'm glad that you brought this up. The headlining...

I'm glad that you brought this up. The headlining on my tourer has started to go above both rear side windows in the luggage section.
I've spoken to my trimming guy and he says 'new headlining'....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2018, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By operamagorum
A little tip from my Dad when he was teaching me...

A little tip from my Dad when he was teaching me DIY repairs (He was self taught and, of necessity, had to do his own mechanical work)
Anyway.........
Mix up some cornflower and water in a watering...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2018, 14:24
Replies: 51
Views: 3,080
Posted By operamagorum
I dread to think how much I've spent on mine, but...

I dread to think how much I've spent on mine, but I do like to keep it tip top and, like others on this forum, I've actually become quite attached to it!
It seems to me that to get another car that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2018, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By operamagorum
Sorry, forgot to mention............ Older...

Sorry, forgot to mention............
Older struts tend to rust up at the spigot point, causing more resistance, so worth whipping off your struts and greasing the spigots
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2018, 16:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By operamagorum
You will need a magnifying glass to check for...

You will need a magnifying glass to check for hairline cracks, If you look above and beneath the spigot, you will see two small factory spot welds which failed on mine. There is a difference of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2018, 14:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By operamagorum
Just got the car back and they have done an...

Just got the car back and they have done an amazing job. Just needs a bit of paint and all sorted. They were extremely careful not to over-spray the underseal, so all is hidden beneath the tailgate....
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