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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 10:57
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Cheers Mike. The car is a fine machine but stuff...

Cheers Mike. The car is a fine machine but stuff was getting old. Alternator failled after 18 years service.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 10:55
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi Ry. Anytime you see my convertible outside...

Hi Ry. Anytime you see my convertible outside just drop in matey as your always welcome. I still have the T4 system which is available when you need it !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 09:29
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Well folks. Having spent years helping others by...

Well folks. Having spent years helping others by fixing all sorts, and starting a new job the Rover became reluctant in terms of reliability. Forced a day off in my 2nd week due to alternator failure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 16:13
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Are you taking the _iss ? You cannot get more...

Are you taking the _iss ?
You cannot get more strange than me !:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 16:12
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
In short, "No"

In short, "No"
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 15:06
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The Time Has Come !

Hi folks.
As per title, the time has finally come to sell off the much enjoyed Rover / Heinz 57.
This car as many of you know had many transformations to bring it to my own preferred...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 13:37
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Always the way fella. Im having less and less...

Always the way fella.
Im having less and less to do with MGR nowadays, mine is just about to be sold and moved into modern motors. Had Roger since 2013 and enjoyed his company but now he can keep on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 23:49
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I know that meterman66 has a new pair for sale,...

I know that meterman66 has a new pair for sale, maybe worth dropping him a line and collect from here !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2020, 23:43
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hmm. Might this be one of the vast quantities...

Hmm.
Might this be one of the vast quantities of MOT passes with "No advisory" cars we keep reading about on here ? :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2020, 15:30
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By RogerHeinz57
There are a number of different MOT Test lanes...

There are a number of different MOT Test lanes used currently, some are two man test lanes where all the component testing is performed manually.
ATL is a one man test lane as is an OPTL and will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2020, 15:21
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Sorry to add this of it seems a bit cheeky, but...

Sorry to add this of it seems a bit cheeky, but often diagnosis techniques follow the route to the most expensive option, and disregard more obvious checks that should be done first, and far easier...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2020, 15:11
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If your 75/zt has projectors the answer is "YES"...

If your 75/zt has projectors the answer is "YES" they are projectors - remove the rubber cover from the rear of the dipped beam portion of the unit and feel for a thin metal bar that would appear to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2020, 13:11
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By RogerHeinz57
6mm hex bit socket on good length breaker bar and...

6mm hex bit socket on good length breaker bar and a spanner to release the top fixing. For best fix here I would be tempted to replace the top mount as everything is apart now, saves stripping the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2019, 23:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Maybe worth going for a pair to hopefully last a...

Maybe worth going for a pair to hopefully last a reasonable time together. At the price here not worth panicking about !
https://www.eurocarparts.com/basket
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2019, 14:52
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Fortunately it is a bolt on job how its done with...

Fortunately it is a bolt on job how its done with bumper in situ is a mystery but well worth taking the effort to remove bumper and check for further damage that may have taken place. I am sure the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th December 2019, 12:32
Replies: 39
Views: 2,375
Posted By RogerHeinz57
As a coincidence - I went to a yard yesterday to...

As a coincidence - I went to a yard yesterday to acquire a load of parts relating to your issue.
The bonus for me was that all cars that are in for stripping are elevated from the floor leaving...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2019, 19:34
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I have a feeling that both places are of equal...

I have a feeling that both places are of equal quality.
End of the day, I saved a heap of time and £ sorting this out myself.
Forum: Items Wanted 9th December 2019, 17:08
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By RogerHeinz57
No longer required, as I have sourced all that I...

No longer required, as I have sourced all that I was looking for locally for a superb price and now have the parts here ready for clean up and fitting.
I will think before asking on here in future.
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2019, 17:28
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Looking into the future of these modern and...

Looking into the future of these modern and awesomely fantastic developments into the modern car, one cannot ignore the potential for many poorly designed systems that cost fortunes to replace would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2019, 20:58
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Not sure about other folks opinions but I find...

Not sure about other folks opinions but I find the p&p to be almost a crime when looking for the all in price of bits. They may have access to items which are awkward to source, but these additional...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2019, 22:35
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By RogerHeinz57
It may be that the op is trying to build up the...

It may be that the op is trying to build up the units prior to stripping down is daily driver.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2019, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Ah, click on the link below. ...

Ah, click on the link below.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001542

We all know how pricey all bits from here are quite expensive but maybe worth searching out the part numbers for each item...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd December 2019, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Ah, cool stuff. Please PM me price. Cheers Rog

Ah, cool stuff. Please PM me price.
Cheers Rog
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd December 2019, 23:12
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Looking for a rear sub frame with arms (NO LONGER NEEDED)

Hi folks.
As per title looking for a tourer rear sub frame as complete as possible in good enough condition to simply fit straight on.
Needs to have preferably tourer springs and shocks with all...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st December 2019, 10:17
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Depends on what finish your after, mine has a...

Depends on what finish your after, mine has a mixture and very satisfied with the result, the paint used for mine came from Poundland at a vast price of ----- ?
As you would expect, the satin will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2019, 00:42
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Is200 makes a keen drifting car. My ex bosses...

Is200 makes a keen drifting car. My ex bosses both do drifting and out of the two cars they use for drifting the Lexis wins every time.
Hope this helps.
Forum: Items Wanted 30th November 2019, 00:36
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Check the price of the springs too. Collecting...

Check the price of the springs too. Collecting them tomorrow !
Forum: Items Wanted 29th November 2019, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Just bought a pair of brand new ones from ECP and...

Just bought a pair of brand new ones from ECP and got change out of £30.00, well aware that they probably wont be a match for the OE Delphi ones, but whats not to like new dampers and an hour a side...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2019, 10:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,478
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Its very possible that the plastic end of the...

Its very possible that the plastic end of the intercooler has been compromised in it's ability to make a good seal/join to the core, this can be associated also with the fuel burning heater wiring...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2019, 15:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,478
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Does your engine sound like it's asthmatic on...

Does your engine sound like it's asthmatic on light throttle openings ?
If "Yes" take a look at the top intercooler hose for leaks / holed.
Checks to the n/s/f chassis rail by the headlamp unit...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th November 2019, 21:04
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Done a few in the same way, works quite well and...

Done a few in the same way, works quite well and looks so much better in my opinion against the colours chosen by MGR.
Forum: Items Wanted 26th November 2019, 19:57
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By RogerHeinz57
NO LONGER AVAILABLE ! Rick, I have here a...

NO LONGER AVAILABLE !


Rick, I have here a blind cartridge in working condition (Not the shelf), just PM me and we can get things moving.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 17:45
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By RogerHeinz57
My take on this - I would go for a track rod...

My take on this -
I would go for a track rod end first, sometimes it can prove to be awkward to assess which joint has slight play, the track rod end is fairly inexpensive to replace & also the play...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 10:34
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Have an ex work colleague who never skimps on...

Have an ex work colleague who never skimps on tools or their price. He paid well over £120 for his one. We said "He's Mad" but the quality, longevity and distance of the beam is amazing and half the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 09:09
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Each to their own, but it's the same as Bluetooth...

Each to their own, but it's the same as Bluetooth involvement during driving,
hands free operation, you get used to it !
Both hands doing the important stuff !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 09:05
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Fantastic news & well done.

Fantastic news & well done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2019, 00:01
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If your after really good performance, it will...

If your after really good performance, it will cost more than a few quid !

Been using a Led Lenser head torch for some time for MOT testing work among other activities. Superb and well worth the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 24th November 2019, 11:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By RogerHeinz57
A number of reasons why they need to be touched...

A number of reasons why they need to be touched if not obvious :

Checking of wheel bearings.
Checking for sidewall damage to include examination of cuts bulges.
Moving vehicle on to turn plates...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 23rd November 2019, 19:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,553
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Idiots also apply this when car comes in for MOT...

Idiots also apply this when car comes in for MOT testing too, so everything gets covered in this rubbish after checking tyres, some stuff is fine, but others are sticky horrible stuff !
Some...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 21:53
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By RogerHeinz57
They take some getting used to, but better than...

They take some getting used to, but better than walking
:}
Forum: Items Wanted 21st November 2019, 21:51
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Something like these -...

Something like these -...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st November 2019, 21:46
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi, I have two sets of powerfolds here both sets...

Hi, I have two sets of powerfolds here both sets are chrome backed & think a set of both styles, happy to check them out and come back to you if your still in need.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2019, 19:55
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By RogerHeinz57
you wont need to look far, its just beneath the...

you wont need to look far, its just beneath the one that is connected looking at your photo.
Personally, I would replace both of these hoses due to degradation / ageing.
The one pipe goes to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2019, 11:03
Replies: 59
Views: 3,458
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I find it hard sometimes to read these types of...

I find it hard sometimes to read these types of post as I've been in similar positions, and helped plenty of others in similar predicaments where possible. It does prove the wealth of observations...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2019, 19:17
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Derrick, if you need a decent jack and assortment...

Derrick, if you need a decent jack and assortment of chassis stands and some kit to investigate, give me a shout as I'm not far away, have fluid here and syringe ready for use also if it helps.
Here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 20:14
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The car loom has a male end and the sensor wire...

The car loom has a male end and the sensor wire end has the female end.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 15:26
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Possibly gone a bit lallys up, tbh not been there...

Possibly gone a bit lallys up, tbh not been there for a time !
Also if I remember this club removed the link or did something to prevent me showing it on here.
No deaths caused in this, just find...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 12:06
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By RogerHeinz57
This is what my car decided to do 24 hours before...

This is what my car decided to do 24 hours before mot test. Fitted replacement hub & carrier. Very easy to do. Also if sourcing the used part from a yard, you would benefit from getting a section of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 11:23
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I am in no way questioning your skills, vision or...

I am in no way questioning your skills, vision or integrity - however your cruise control won't work without the n/s/f wheel sensor generating a signal. So we can confirm there is something getting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 13:57
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Indeed, a purposeful get around if all else...

Indeed, a purposeful get around if all else failed, however I was in deep enough to replace the stat and "O" ring together, hopefully that's job all over for my ownership !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2019, 09:51
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Further on with this, so far all is good, but the...

Further on with this, so far all is good, but the cause of the problem ?

Well we know that some of the seals specified were not up to proper spec, just the same as the intercooler seals on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2019, 09:19
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Another thought, maybe to tie the slam panel to a...

Another thought, maybe to tie the slam panel to a tow vehicle and gently nudge the slam panel forward towards it's original position, maybe tie the lashes to the areas around the horns.
Seen this...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2019, 11:02
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Many thanks to the well wishers. I had a very...

Many thanks to the well wishers.
I had a very chilled day with my lovely Son (Brendan) and a small collection of visitors. Plenty of cakes coffee and Brendan playing the XBox. In all a clam and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2019, 16:14
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
We have the choice to be either childish and...

We have the choice to be either childish and conduct futile aggressive arguments, or take it in and move on.
The weld could be better however the cost was very small and was sufficient for test. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 15:09
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I sourced a front bumper in BRG for a chap who...

I sourced a front bumper in BRG for a chap who lived up north from me, took photos of it prior to committing to buying it on his behalf and emailed them to him. He demanded that I buy and rescue it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The seal that emerged from this vehicle was green...

The seal that emerged from this vehicle was green and leaking very well.
I had to remove and install the thermostat with the top rebellious pipe in situ. Mild bad language was used during this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 14:25
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Can send you an elbow piece if that helps,...

Can send you an elbow piece if that helps, delivery will be steep if you want it next day, just pm me and ca sort something out if you wish.........

Just done a thermostat on my Cdt and hated...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 10:22
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Cheers ! Viton they are ! I inherited this name...

Cheers ! Viton they are !
I inherited this name some years ago, it's the age thing doing us both in progressively, so unsure of who got crowned 1st :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 09:26
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi Brian, the seal that I got was from Ebay from...

Hi Brian, the seal that I got was from Ebay from the seller that sells the viton seals, not sure if this is equivalent to the superseded item you refer to, either way it will be fitted in the absence...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 09:04
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi RY, will be performing the surgery this...

Hi RY, will be performing the surgery this morning, as always - your welcome over !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2019, 08:18
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Many thanks for the advice, I was hoping to do it...

Many thanks for the advice, I was hoping to do it with the least disturbia to other components, however as many repairs to these cars seem to require quite a process to perform for access to visible...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2019, 17:47
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I was hoping that all the fixings were out in...

I was hoping that all the fixings were out in order to perform this surgery, but it may be that there is one or two lurking in the darkness preventing any movement in this small pipe, the charge pipe...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2019, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Diesel Thermostat Upper Pipe Removal.

Good afternoon folks.
I am experiencing a small problem changing the thermostat upper pipe sealing ring.
I have removed the M6 bolt that secures the pipe flange to the thermostat body top section...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Sometimes the 3 prongs on the inner pad that...

Sometimes the 3 prongs on the inner pad that recess into the piston dont fit tightly, the pad will work ok, but will have a vibration through the part of the spring claw that will make a lovely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 19:26
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The old fashioned method of locking wire will...

The old fashioned method of locking wire will re-unite the rubber to the recessed part of the pin, the rubber band efforts are really poor in my opinion.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 19:15
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Many will laugh at this, but here we go ! ...

Many will laugh at this, but here we go !

The orientation of the ball joint to the hub carrier is set in a specific position and it is for this reason, the hub nut MUST still be tight-ish to pull...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 18:55
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Good old coatings on items that simply used to...

Good old coatings on items that simply used to get painted. The coil springs in varied states presented at MOT's is a concern as the great powder coating gets chipped, and the water ingress eats away...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 18:43
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If it has a fly-over latch attached to the plug,...

If it has a fly-over latch attached to the plug, it is most likely for a cruise control module which may or may not be fitted to your vehicle.

Hope this helps solve the mystery !
Forum: Technology Forum 19th October 2019, 19:08
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Derrick, I have a Now TV thingyamajigy here that...

Derrick, I have a Now TV thingyamajigy here that is no longer used following the purchase of new TV's here. Yours to try if you want to give it a go.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 19:05
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I have this experience too REV. Simply move...

I have this experience too REV.

Simply move stuff around to various storage apps, Google drive is a good plan, I use Dropbox for any photos I put onto this site as it is so fussy and also the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2019, 18:58
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Nice one ! Cant say was much fun laying on a...

Nice one !

Cant say was much fun laying on a wet road in the cold and rain doing it though, but did get a sense of satisfaction from doing it myself and not paying someone else.

Wait till you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 18:53
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By RogerHeinz57
In response to the "OP" I have experienced this...

In response to the "OP"
I have experienced this myself, the answer is that the inner lens is likely to be dirty, (Prism). So to save lots of messing with brighter bulbs and illegal upgrades that are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 17:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Update on welding to Roger. Very pleased...

Update on welding to Roger.

Very pleased with this:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/r81chl75cvrdz2n/20191015_171931.jpg?dl=0


https://www.dropbox.com/s/6ifuhlnjuy85e7h/20191014_161545.jpg?dl=0
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 11:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Like and coz do it for me, love the overly...

Like and coz do it for me, love the overly expressed and abused script so often heard on the radio and TV. Like & like Like like Innit ! :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 11:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By RogerHeinz57
This stuff is of true concern, but this goes way...

This stuff is of true concern, but this goes way beyond the drop link scenario -
Safety critical components -
Tyres
Brakes & hydraulics
Nasty suspension / steering Components.

The list is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 10:33
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By RogerHeinz57
In reality, the only proper way to sort this out...

In reality, the only proper way to sort this out is to pay a visit to a good breakers yard, or seek assistance from one of our spares guys on here. The connections are critical for decent reliability...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2019, 15:29
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By RogerHeinz57
They seem to do quite well on MOT unless badly...

They seem to do quite well on MOT unless badly neglected, had a few in with snapped off front drop links, but generally seem quite a fair motor despite the links with Renault.
Also one of the few...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2019, 15:24
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
There are good points at times, notably when you...

There are good points at times, notably when you get a much more knowledgeable customer than all of the staff there trying to intimidate the tester/staff by arguing the decision of failure, they try...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2019, 12:06
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I get what you mean. And apologies if I come...

I get what you mean. And apologies if I come across a bit coarse, but there are testers who simply invent their own test criteria as i have pointed out. In many cases I had to perform failure repairs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2019, 11:01
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
There is likely to be some confusion on the rules...

There is likely to be some confusion on the rules regarding sills,as in countless other subjects mainly due to the unhealthy appetite for manipulation of set regulating rules as set out in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2019, 09:02
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If the jaws of the hub carrier are deformed too...

If the jaws of the hub carrier are deformed too wide, and the wrong bolt is fitted, they will loosen off and clatter will begin as the cut out in the ball pin has nothing gripping to it as too...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2019, 07:36
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By RogerHeinz57
For which end, front bolts 15mm headed, rears...

For which end, front bolts 15mm headed, rears 13mm headed may assist in your quest. If no help available closer to you, I have some but not exactly on your doorstep (NN15).
PM me if needed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 22:40
Replies: 38
Views: 1,876
Posted By RogerHeinz57
My 75 is going in for sill repairs on Monday,...

My 75 is going in for sill repairs on Monday, usual place o/s/r either side of the jacking point, I won't mention the price I'm paying, but what I will say is -
I made my own templates ready for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 22:31
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi, no I don't take my phone out during repairs...

Hi, no I don't take my phone out during repairs as the world and their uncle call me, and it's enough trouble keeping the tools from being pinched by passers by so the phone stays safe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 22:29
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Why not check fuse and relay actuation first, if...

Why not check fuse and relay actuation first, if these are goosed, you can listen to everything you like composed by all the great composers the thing wont start with a blown fuel relay/fuse.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 22:12
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By RogerHeinz57
In the event of anybody wanting to rely on the...

In the event of anybody wanting to rely on the wrong nut and bolt, I have a kit here waiting for a future, but not on my cars ! If interested, just PM me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2019, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Lower arm ball joint pinch bolt

So many have been replaced during repairs, but has anybody else recognised a serious defect in the new bolt yet ?
REF : RYG101220
This bolt looks right, until you check the shank diameter, it seems...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 12:39
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By RogerHeinz57
This proves how many repairs are done by animals,...

This proves how many repairs are done by animals, things really don't need to be tightened by Goliath's big brother.
I performed some repairs to my vehicle last week, and everything was easy to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2019, 12:26
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The use of a flair nut spanner will help with the...

The use of a flair nut spanner will help with the obstruction on the top nut.

Alternatively, the cordless grinder will take the top joint clean off and a gentle tap will release the stub remaining...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 20:26
Replies: 23
Views: 947
Posted By RogerHeinz57
A question to the OP, is the tester performing...

A question to the OP, is the tester performing the full cat test to include pre-conditioning and oil temperature checks to ensure the engine is at proper guidelines temperature ?
If not, it would be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 20:04
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Not worth all the grief, do the right thing and...

Not worth all the grief, do the right thing and fit both, damage to the bush is most likely during removal process.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2019, 18:16
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Suggest you check your top intercooler hose from...

Suggest you check your top intercooler hose from intercooler to egr valve body for splits or holes, also check the air sensor in the alloy section to ensure it is not leaking and finally ensure the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2019, 12:48
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Sold my MG to a fella in Glasgow, never met him...

Sold my MG to a fella in Glasgow, never met him and car was collected from my address. The bank transfer was completed and onto the truck went the MG. All confirmed via a simple completion of an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 12:34
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If you take a look at the link below :...

If you take a look at the link below :...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 14:45
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Does the inner or outer door handle feel...

Does the inner or outer door handle feel connected to any part of the mechanisms ? or are they redundantly floppy in operation ?
The "Door Locked" button on the top of the inner door finisher is...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2019, 14:09
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Poor Doggy !:eek:

Poor Doggy !:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2019, 14:07
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Same old process, speed speed and some more...

Same old process, speed speed and some more speed, not many bother about how easy things can be made for next time it has to come off !
So many cannot even get wheel bolt torques correct, so we are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 14:18
Replies: 50
Views: 4,127
Posted By RogerHeinz57
This has been a journey trodden by plenty on...

This has been a journey trodden by plenty on here, different disasters of one type or another tend to plague us, some major, some not so bad.

You have come this far for a reason or two.

Like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 13:52
Replies: 23
Views: 881
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Harry, the oil pressure switch is located on the...

Harry, the oil pressure switch is located on the oil filter casing where it bolts to the crankcase, the switch is on the right hand side and barely visible, and unsure how one would access this with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 13:37
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The OP is doing calipers at the same time as...

The OP is doing calipers at the same time as replacing rear sub frame, thus it depends how fast he goes, but may not want to do a drain down due to primary & secondry circuit air ingress.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 13:35
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Another idea, assuming the flexi hoses are not to...

Another idea, assuming the flexi hoses are not to be re-used, simply cut it and insert a bolt in the hole, possibly secure in place using a hose clip tightened up !
Sometimes the obvious is staring...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 13:11
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Agreed, but the alternatives are to fit a blanked...

Agreed, but the alternatives are to fit a blanked off union with the hole filled in with chemical metal compound and simply fitted in place with a tweek to ensure a leak free false joint.
If the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 12:54
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Just to note, many cars are using stainless rigid...

Just to note, many cars are using stainless rigid brake pipework, I suspect that the design of the routing and exposure of these pipes on the moder vehicle will necessitate the use of such materials,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 12:49
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The best way to tackle this would be to fit...

The best way to tackle this would be to fit stainless "P" clips.
This is acceptable for MOT and Kit Cars to use them for securing rigid brake pipes.
A 1 repair fix for life of the car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 12:20
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Also, just to offer an alternative, if removing...

Also, just to offer an alternative, if removing the brake hose from the metal pipe, you could use the bleed nipple cover from the caliper to cover the brake line union end !
Just a thought !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2019, 12:06
Replies: 42
Views: 1,358
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I would suggest that the long term clamping of...

I would suggest that the long term clamping of hoses is detrimental to their design, we understand that at some stage they are likely to get clamped, however this is usually for a limited period of...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2019, 11:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,023
Posted By RogerHeinz57
This has been a long running thing within the...

This has been a long running thing within the small group that exists in Northants,
The exercise revolves around any name starting with "R" for the Rovers, and "M" for MG.
So, we have -

Roger,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 09:36
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I remember working at a Renault Trucks dealership...

I remember working at a Renault Trucks dealership in south London, and one of the recall/mods for a specific range of cab units was the release bearing used required greasing during maintenance...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2019, 20:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If you fancied a day out to Northants, we could...

If you fancied a day out to Northants, we could go off to a yard, and sort yours out between us if that helps ! :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2019, 20:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Hi, the rear seat base was out already as was the...

Hi, the rear seat base was out already as was the outgoing roof lining.
The n/s/r door was the one used for the exercise. the orientation of getting it through was the fitted position with one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2019, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The connectors can be made up from portions of...

The connectors can be made up from portions of the loom that you had to cut out at the fuse box end. Easily identified by the colours going to the connectors. Simply remove the multi pin connector....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2019, 13:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I had this dilemma in the last week. I had...

I had this dilemma in the last week. I had produced a semi-custom roof lining, but unfortunately the result was short lived. This required another one to be procured from a yard. Collecting a saloon...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2019, 21:03
Replies: 40
Views: 2,018
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Imagine the old school dudes loading their tool...

Imagine the old school dudes loading their tool chests with feeler gauges dwell meter timing light compression tester and similar tools. Imagine the look on the face of a modern tech asking them to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 18:15
Replies: 40
Views: 2,018
Posted By RogerHeinz57
In order to get the demanding emissions correct I...

In order to get the demanding emissions correct I suspect it would be virtually impossible to produce.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 18:13
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Blimey, I thought this club's members rebuke the...

Blimey, I thought this club's members rebuke the cars with advisories. The appetite for no advisories seems to be at a dangerous level.

I for one would steer well clear from a 2002 car with no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 13:42
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Oh ! An MOT pass WITH advisories. Is that...

Oh !
An MOT pass WITH advisories.
Is that allowed in this club ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 11:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I understand the frustration of the OP. Some...

I understand the frustration of the OP.
Some cars seem to behave really badly after serious work is carried out on them to improve things.
I have assisted on many occasions completing clutch...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2019, 23:56
Replies: 65
Views: 3,503
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I have fitted 3 of each saloon and tourers, the...

I have fitted 3 of each saloon and tourers, the only criticism that I have in their build/design is the rear silencer hangers welded direct to the structure/casing which initself is quite a thin...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2019, 23:30
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Also worth checking the condition of the crank...

Also worth checking the condition of the crank pulley. Had one fail here but made no noises at all usually associated with pulley failure. The pulley was working correctly until a load was placed on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2019, 15:09
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Mine is looking a bit long in the tooth, but...

Mine is looking a bit long in the tooth, but still very photogenic (From a distance) When all cleaned it is by far the very best colour from the range in my opinion. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2019, 12:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,152
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Its annoying as I will have to remove the bumper...

Its annoying as I will have to remove the bumper to do - I had to use a nut and bolt on the elbow last year.

Feel the pain, there may be other issues that could but not limited to a leaking...
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2019, 10:12
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Try them for headlamp bulbs fitted incorrectly...

Try them for headlamp bulbs fitted incorrectly then, superb when you test cars and the beam is simply a blob on the beam tester !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 22:37
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Assuming you have the opportunity, insist that...

Assuming you have the opportunity, insist that the vehicle is inspected, and NEVER permit anybody to take the vehicle anywhere, all ownership paperwork should be made available, but not to be handed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 23:48
Replies: 49
Views: 1,833
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I have fitted one of these to a long established...

I have fitted one of these to a long established friend's 75 Cdti following a mis-fuelling incident and MOT test. He found it funny and surprising as the forecourt was busy but not much noise in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 23:41
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Funny this, as I had a license plate bulb failure...

Funny this, as I had a license plate bulb failure (Neither worked), so the night it happened, night before going on holiday - I fitted one of the fab replacement PCB's !
Guess what ?
No workie -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 23:21
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By RogerHeinz57
While I understand the technique of the screw...

While I understand the technique of the screw through the centre of the sensor, I have yet to get any success from such process to write home about.
Fortunately I have managed to change quite a few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 00:13
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By RogerHeinz57
These seem to vanish from time to time, I cannot...

These seem to vanish from time to time, I cannot help thinking that if your car boasts good black shiny ones, they have a habit of getting acquired by other folks either for just simply damn...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 12:17
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Too late if not fitted prior to letting the top...

Too late if not fitted prior to letting the top mount off, but well worth the few quid to prevent it going wrong in the first place, and lessens the risk of damage to the machined and coated damper...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st August 2019, 20:40
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Needs doing properly ! I have experienced this...

Needs doing properly !
I have experienced this scenario but NEVER let a car go with injector leaking, despicable act.
The engine ports where the thermostat and elbow fit have to be properly clean...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th July 2019, 18:34
Replies: 11
Views: 3,363
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Place index finger through ATC aperture upwards...

Place index finger through ATC aperture upwards towards the casing of the head unit sides, one should feel a metal finger, depress the finger and gently release the unit from both fingers and support...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd July 2019, 11:52
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Nothing to do with OCD, just such a shame that...

Nothing to do with OCD, just such a shame that simple things cannot be done, IE - fitted back on.
If you Bob over you address via PM and happy to cover postage, I have one here for you.

ROG.
Forum: Social Forum 18th July 2019, 23:46
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By RogerHeinz57
It's great to know that they have resources to...

It's great to know that they have resources to use up on this during service work, how much of the service really is done ?
I guess this is the same as no advisories on MOT for vehicles which are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 12:49
Replies: 34
Views: 2,149
Posted By RogerHeinz57
If in doubt, I would simply ask a trader on here...

If in doubt, I would simply ask a trader on here to send you some or a trip to the yards to get some to sort out prior to commencing with the fitting ....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 12:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By RogerHeinz57
The fuel cooler generally stay in good shape, but...

The fuel cooler generally stay in good shape, but the valve body (Plastic gubbinz) which has a good few pipes on it has a habit of fracturing as it is held to its bracket with metal corroding bolts,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 11:49
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Fuel cooler and valve body.

Fuel cooler and valve body.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 11:45
Replies: 34
Views: 2,149
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Mine simply get removed, cleaned up, examined for...

Mine simply get removed, cleaned up, examined for faults and assuming ok, they get painted up and back on they go. If any deformation of damage present, a trip to the breakers yard for a handful to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 07:08
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Parking brake cables and fuel pipework to include...

Parking brake cables and fuel pipework to include filler neck connections and less likely, electrical connections to pump ETC.
Forum: Technology Forum 17th July 2019, 06:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I have just tried this to see if it's something...

I have just tried this to see if it's something your end.
It refuses to work on this end as either MP3 or MP4 format.

I was offered the opportunity to u[date my YTD, but as it used to work so...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 09:22
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Just to add into this post, in some industries...

Just to add into this post, in some industries the statement "BER" stands for :

Beyond
Economical
Repair.

It seems this project has been plagued from the start, and will continue to generate...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st July 2019, 07:59
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By RogerHeinz57
I've just had the clutch master cylinder, slave...

I've just had the clutch master cylinder, slave cylinder and a full clutch replacement to my car. Upon driving away I had slight problem with downshifting to 2nd gear. After a couple of days I lost...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th June 2019, 14:40
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By RogerHeinz57
No promises but will try to get yarding this week...

No promises but will try to get yarding this week and see if i can get a cable set and let you know. But there are a few on here who should be able to help. Holland 314 or mickyboy. They break whole...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th June 2019, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Be aware, the cable set for the later 75 is...

Be aware, the cable set for the later 75 is different to the early version so to save wasting time and money, get the cables from an earlier model as this is all that will really work properly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 12:20
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By RogerHeinz57
A BIG thanks to Peter H.

As per title, thank you goes to our "Uncle Peter" for the lift yesterday.
I had embarked on a holiday to simply get away from things, a chum of mine lives in Exmouth and has invited me down several...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 16:20
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Assuming you fairly fit and not too tubby, it is...

Assuming you fairly fit and not too tubby, it is possible to fold down the rear seat, following remival of the base, with the seat folded down flat, creap into the luggage area with a screwdriver or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 21:56
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By RogerHeinz57
You will need to do the bonnet release cable as...

You will need to do the bonnet release cable as if the tester is unable to access engine compartment on pre-test checks, it will be a reason to refuse the test.

I suggest that you will need to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 11:46
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Derrick, are you due to break anything else soon...

Derrick, are you due to break anything else soon ?
Just to let you know :getmecoat: I'm away next week :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Bob over when your ready Derrick, have bonnet...

Bob over when your ready Derrick, have bonnet cables here for you, just ring before you do to make sure I am home !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 17:15
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By RogerHeinz57
A word with the guys on here who break cars would...

A word with the guys on here who break cars would source you the items for quite a bit less I suspect, and it seems that they only generally fail due to water ingress problems.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 14th June 2019, 17:10
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By RogerHeinz57
There was always a risk in purchasing these...

There was always a risk in purchasing these units, in general they seem pretty good and easy to get on with, but if you need bits for them, your in for a bit of a struggle, not sure if Radioguy is...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 14th June 2019, 15:15
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By RogerHeinz57
Unless some significant changes have taken place,...

Unless some significant changes have taken place, sourcing the item you seek is fairly unlikely.
The best thing you could hope for is that somebody else has simply removed a similar unit and left...
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