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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2020, 23:39
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By COLVERT
What does the charger in the circuit do, please...

What does the charger in the circuit do, please ??


Plus, which way is the current flow.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 23:15
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
The media has always had poor reporting due to...

The media has always had poor reporting due to altering the facts to make a story.


This business of keeping your distance from other folk.

These viruses are Very, Very small. They...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 19:50
Replies: 27
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
I guess oiled means using oil whereas lubricated...

I guess oiled means using oil whereas lubricated could mean using quite a variety of friction reducing things.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:40
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By COLVERT
Yes, a slight reprieve.

Yes, a slight reprieve.
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:39
Replies: 10
Views: 239
Posted By COLVERT
Best to put it up on blocks and not move it at...

Best to put it up on blocks and not move it at all.--That would also be far kinder to the car if the garage is good and dry.
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:36
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
andymc. It won't stop at 12 weeks. That...

andymc.

It won't stop at 12 weeks. That is far too far a short a time.

Without a vaccine this is going to stretch into years.

At the age of 83 I can see I shall never have the...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:26
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By COLVERT
Went to get some diesel today. Like a lot of...

Went to get some diesel today. Like a lot of machines you enter your code by touching the screen. I tried with gloves on but nothing happened. Would only accept a fingertip.--:eek:

I keep...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:16
Replies: 15
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
Averaging out all of the present estimates it...

Averaging out all of the present estimates it seems like around 5% don't survive the virus.

Take 5% of your 70,000,000.-----:eek::eek::eek:

I really hope the current figures are wrong.
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 20:08
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By COLVERT
Richard.--Those restrictions.--I think the 3...

Richard.--Those restrictions.--I think the 3 weeks will soon become 3 months then maybe 6 months or more.

Without a vaccine then with all the hope in the world this virus will run and run if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2020, 19:59
Replies: 27
Views: 667
Posted By COLVERT
NEVER lubricate the bolts. It's the FRICTION that...

NEVER lubricate the bolts. It's the FRICTION that keep them done up tight.

You will never find that the wheel bolts need lubricating in any service manual.

You might even find yourself...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 20:13
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By COLVERT
She should have assumed that everybody she met...

She should have assumed that everybody she met was contagious and taken the correct precautions herself.

She has obviously ignored all the advice given on the media and put her life in the hands...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 19:16
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By COLVERT
A failing crank sensor has been known to cause a...

A failing crank sensor has been known to cause a misfire at higher revs.--:}
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 21:51
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Further to my post 552 above. I might have...

Further to my post 552 above.

I might have this wrong but it seems like 5% of the folk who get ill don't recover.

So even with those very high numbers I quoted in the other post above maybe up...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 21:05
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By COLVERT
Catch 'em and put them down.--:mad:

Catch 'em and put them down.--:mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 21:03
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By COLVERT
No harm at all if you leave it on one of the...

No harm at all if you leave it on one of the latest trickle chargers. THE CHARGE WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REDUCED TO GIVE THE BATTTERY ONLY WHAT IT NEEDS.


Ooooops, sorry, hit caps lock.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 20:54
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Herd immunity, YES. However I read that...

Herd immunity, YES.

However I read that 40,000 beds would soon be available.-:shrug:


For the sake of argument let's say 10,000 folk get infected every day.---365 days a...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2020, 21:13
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Very true. I live in France and we are already...

Very true. I live in France and we are already locked down.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2020, 21:06
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
The lock down seems to be the best course of...

The lock down seems to be the best course of action to slow down the virus but it does mean it's going to be a long time to get back to normal if we ever do.

The hope is that we all become...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 20:30
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By COLVERT
Very unusual wear on the right rear pads....

Very unusual wear on the right rear pads. Obviously you had to push the piston back to fit the new pads. Did it move easily or not when pushing it back ?

To wear that fast the disc must have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2020, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By COLVERT
Unplug and count the...

Unplug and count the pins.----------------------------( I think.--)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 21:20
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
I hinted at that in a much earlier post. ----;)

I hinted at that in a much earlier post. ----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2020, 21:07
Replies: 13
Views: 501
Posted By COLVERT
I see that ROBTI posted on another thread today...

I see that ROBTI posted on another thread today but no results about his brakes on this one.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2020, 22:40
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By COLVERT
It's the pad squealing not the calliper. ...

It's the pad squealing not the calliper.

Possible to stop with anti-squeal compound put on the back of the pad.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 19:47
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By COLVERT
Not what you think---:D:D:D Fuel...

Not what you think---:D:D:D


Fuel filter syndrome.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 19:44
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By COLVERT
Any local garage could weld that up for you. Two...

Any local garage could weld that up for you. Two minute job.

If you need that item on your car to make it road legal then hold the bar in place with a G clamp to get to the garage.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2020, 19:35
Replies: 117
Views: 164,556
Posted By COLVERT
Problem solved ??????????

Problem solved ??????????
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 22:59
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By COLVERT
The plot thickens.---I'm currently watching a...

The plot thickens.---I'm currently watching a series on NETFLIX called TRAVELERS .

Series 2. episodes 5 and 6.

The plot is identical to what is happening in the world today.---:eek::eek::eek:
...
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 22:52
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By COLVERT
It is NOT the best age to go...

It is NOT the best age to go !!!!!!!!!!:panic::panic::panic:






DOB. 1937
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 22:48
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By COLVERT
The moral of this story is always, always get...

The moral of this story is always, always get yourself a spare key.
Looks like Break a window time.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 22:44
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By COLVERT
I usually get 4 or 5 a DAY.---But as you say they...

I usually get 4 or 5 a DAY.---But as you say they seem to have almost vanished.---:shrug:

Could the virus have got them ??
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 22:40
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
The plot thickens.---I'm currently watching a...

The plot thickens.---I'm currently watching a series on NETFLIX called TRAVELERS .

Series 2. episodes 5 and 6.

The plot is identical to what is happening in the world...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2020, 20:30
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By COLVERT
Gearbox oil getting a bit old and thin.---:shrug:

Gearbox oil getting a bit old and thin.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2020, 20:21
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Just had a total shut down here in...

Just had a total shut down here in France.---:eek:

Going out without good cause and the official paperwork will result in a fine up to £130.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2020, 20:06
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By COLVERT
With that reading the best bet would be to change...

With that reading the best bet would be to change the injector.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2020, 20:02
Replies: 14
Views: 641
Posted By COLVERT
:wot::wot::wot:

:wot::wot::wot:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2020, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By COLVERT
Very odd that the noise goes away.--:shrug: ...

Very odd that the noise goes away.--:shrug:

Anything caught up or touching should on those right turns keep making the noise.

Over night it comes back. Going to be hard to find. Please...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2020, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By COLVERT
And use an oil/graphite spray on everything.---:D

And use an oil/graphite spray on everything.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2020, 19:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By COLVERT
We keep asking questions but not getting answers...

We keep asking questions but not getting answers to them--:shrug:

We need answers to help you.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2020, 17:58
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By COLVERT
No cranking needed.----;) Will run for...

No cranking needed.----;)

Will run for anything up to a minute before turning itself off.
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2020, 21:10
Replies: 151,694
Views: 4,763,922
Posted By COLVERT
The French don't seem to care here. I was the...

The French don't seem to care here. I was the ONLY ONE in a very busy supermarket ( LECLERC ) here today wearing gloves when handling the trolley.----:shrug:---All shelves full.



PS....
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2020, 20:51
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Yes, risk, Michael.------I'm 83 this...

Yes, risk, Michael.------I'm 83 this year.------:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 21:05
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
You seem to not be aware that THE WORLD is going...

You seem to not be aware that THE WORLD is going to the dogs over this one. Influenza never did that.

Still being an optimist might be the best course when all around you folk are collapsing in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2020, 20:17
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By COLVERT
I had exactly the same thing. It turned out to be...

I had exactly the same thing. It turned out to be a bad contact in the plug on the light switch unit.

I cleaned the pins and gave it a touch of WD 40. Cured the problem and has been OK for several...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 11:13
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By COLVERT
Infectuous period.

After a person has successfully recovered from coronavirus is there a period of time when the person is still infectious or is it impossible for them to infect another person ??
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 11:09
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By COLVERT
I'd love to help but my feet have stayed size 10...

I'd love to help but my feet have stayed size 10 for at least 60 years.---:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 11:02
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
However I've never read about any of the...

However I've never read about any of the illnesses you mention spreading at the rate this virus has spread in northern Italy.----I wonder if some Chinese laboratory was working on some cunning virus...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th March 2020, 10:52
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By COLVERT
Jump leads from your car to the her cars battery...

Jump leads from your car to the her cars battery leads, then do the change over.


My post too late for you but might help others.---:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 22:24
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
I think the missing part here is how easily the...

I think the missing part here is how easily the virus is spread.

Just a touch and that's it. I think the other viruses are a tad harder to catch.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 18:47
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By COLVERT
WOW Ron. That's some trip down memory lane. 16...

WOW Ron. That's some trip down memory lane. 16 year old post.---:eek:---Three years before even you joined the forum.

Well done mon ami.---:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 18:38
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like the detent safety switch on the...

Sounds like the detent safety switch on the selector lever has decided it's not going to work any more.--:eek::eek::eek:

Urgent fix needed before you run yourself or somebody else...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 18:00
Replies: 19
Views: 817
Posted By COLVERT
I believe the original mount had T cast on...

I believe the original mount had T cast on it.---:shrug:

My diesel one has the letter T.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 17:49
Replies: 14
Views: 569
Posted By COLVERT
Check the connector on the small wire that goes...

Check the connector on the small wire that goes to the starter motor.

Poor connection here will not allow the engine to start nor will there be any noise.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 17:40
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By COLVERT
I tend to do that sort of thing here and there...

I tend to do that sort of thing here and there even before problems arise from condensation.----:D

Chases that nasty corrosive water away.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
I only get a little condensation in the car if...

I only get a little condensation in the car if I've just jumped in out of the rain. Apart from that it stays dry.

I would guess that you do actually have, maybe, a very small leak from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 17:26
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By COLVERT
When you top up with coolant use a 50/50...

When you top up with coolant use a 50/50 antifreeze and water mix.

Top up to the correct level.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 16:37
Replies: 50
Views: 2,209
Posted By COLVERT
Your ( aprentice ) might have gone for a...

Your ( aprentice ) might have gone for a 'P'--------------:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 16:26
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By COLVERT
Too quick.---:shrug:--That poor policeman...

Too quick.---:shrug:--That poor policeman suffered hell.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 16:17
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
If somebody kicks you in the shin and your leg...

If somebody kicks you in the shin and your leg hurts don't believe anyone who says the things are not connected.----:D

Sounds more like the NHS specialist and his brain are in denial.---:eek:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 16:05
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By COLVERT
Please let us know what the problem was.---:}

Please let us know what the problem was.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 16:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By COLVERT
Wow. Trying to get a reaction out of ARDVARK is...

Wow. Trying to get a reaction out of ARDVARK is getting to be quite ardwork.---;)


Speak to us Al.---:D---What's happening ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2020, 15:48
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
If your car is as damp as that inside you will...

If your car is as damp as that inside you will soon have some serious contact problems with the electrics under the dash.

For that amount of damp you would need a pool in the boot and every...
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2020, 22:06
Replies: 151,694
Views: 4,763,922
Posted By COLVERT
I read in another post Ford can program the...

I read in another post Ford can program the alternator to work just like a standard alternator. Probably worth investigating.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2020, 21:41
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
Mine leaked in the same Place. I lifted...

Mine leaked in the same Place.

I lifted the rubber and sprayed WD 40 under it.

That was 8 years ago and it hasn't leaked since.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th March 2020, 13:37
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By COLVERT
I get the impression that your battery is on its...

I get the impression that your battery is on its last legs.--How old is it ?

If you start with your battery flat and put it on one of those chargers that light up green to tell you your battery...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2020, 16:49
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By COLVERT
Don't start the engine until you have gently...

Don't start the engine until you have gently tried to turn the wheels. The engine power might do a bit more damage.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2020, 12:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By COLVERT
Just curious but------If you've dried out a...

Just curious but------If you've dried out a previously soaked ECU is there a product that you can spray the circuit boards with that will prevent any possible corrosion from happening ???

WD 40...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2020, 10:56
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By COLVERT
Unlikely to be the turbo as the bearings are...

Unlikely to be the turbo as the bearings are basically oil.

ie. Quiet.---They run at very high revs. Maybe up to 70,000 rpm.

No oil and the turbo would seize in seconds.

Sounds...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2020, 11:42
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By COLVERT
Could simply be that a contact needs cleaning as...

Could simply be that a contact needs cleaning as Artic says.

It's probably just age related rather than a component failure.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th March 2020, 11:36
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By COLVERT
The T4. However if you can add some...

The T4.

However if you can add some detail to your question you will get lots more information to any problem you may have.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2020, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By COLVERT
IF YOUR BATTERY WENT FLAT MAKE SURE YOU GIVE IT A...

IF YOUR BATTERY WENT FLAT MAKE SURE YOU GIVE IT A FULL CHARGE. 24 HOURS MINIMUM.


OOps, sorry. I had caps lock on.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2020, 22:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Well, don't keep us guessing what's happened...

Well, don't keep us guessing what's happened ???------:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2020, 22:51
Replies: 35
Views: 1,476
Posted By COLVERT
Bumper off ?? Well I've given you some...

Bumper off ??

Well I've given you some detailed info earlier on in case you missed it.----:smilie_re:Thata way.---Lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2020, 22:42
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By COLVERT
Try a half hour battery disconnect. ( Negative...

Try a half hour battery disconnect. ( Negative terminal. )

It might, just might reset things.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 20:57
Replies: 478
Views: 20,320
Posted By COLVERT
Your last sentence.----You probably wouldn't get...

Your last sentence.----You probably wouldn't get there either.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2020, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By COLVERT
I wonder what happened to the chip in your spare...

I wonder what happened to the chip in your spare key.

Might have been opened in the past and the chip fell out.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2020, 20:25
Replies: 35
Views: 1,476
Posted By COLVERT
Really it's just a matter of a number of screws. ...

Really it's just a matter of a number of screws.

The terrifying bit is when you get hold of each side of the bumper and give it a good tug.---:eek::eek::eek:

First time 25 minutes. The second...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2020, 21:44
Replies: 35
Views: 1,476
Posted By COLVERT
I don't think anybody has mention Turbo-Charger...

I don't think anybody has mention Turbo-Charger yet.

Could that be the cause of the smoke if all those pipe junctions are now tight ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2020, 11:15
Replies: 35
Views: 1,476
Posted By COLVERT
Intercooler hose with bumper off.---;)

Intercooler hose with bumper off.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2020, 11:02
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By COLVERT
Magnetise the collets.--They then stick to the...

Magnetise the collets.--They then stick to the valve stem.--:D


Done it lots of times and it works.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2020, 10:55
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By COLVERT
Your last sentence, that's the key. --:D ...

Your last sentence, that's the key. --:D

Luckily you've got away with it. If you had damaged the ECU your car would not be running.

The charge you put in your battery needs to have been...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2020, 10:49
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
I suppose you could say that smokers are taking a...

I suppose you could say that smokers are taking a calculated risk of possible death.

Not quite the same when it seems that thousands of men women and children are going to die without any...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2020, 10:37
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By COLVERT
You only have to remove a front wheel to get as...

You only have to remove a front wheel to get as good a look as if you got underneath.

You can see if the rubber bush is damaged. Mine collapsed completely.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2020, 22:23
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By COLVERT
It has a two year warranty like the TRW and it...

It has a two year warranty like the TRW and it comes from the manufacturer. With the TRW you have to buy the bush and housing separately which pushes the price up quite a lot.-:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 21:57
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
I tried that before coming up with the method...

I tried that before coming up with the method that I described in an earlier post.

When I did it the way you suggested I could not recover the post. I lost my post on several occasions before...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2020, 22:57
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By COLVERT
I guess not.---:shrug:

I guess not.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2020, 22:55
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
If I have a long post I now open up this forum...

If I have a long post I now open up this forum twice.

Then before I post I COPY my post. If when I upload it the post blanks I go to the second forum I've opened and paste my post there. I then...
Forum: Social Forum 27th February 2020, 22:40
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
Fortunately it was made well before this virus...

Fortunately it was made well before this virus appeared.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2020, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By COLVERT
If the Moog one comes with the rubber bush then...

If the Moog one comes with the rubber bush then it is by far the best value.--The description is in the MOOG advert.--Plus the part number.---:D

It fitted by a garage then it's easy on a hoist...
Forum: Social Forum 26th February 2020, 23:25
Replies: 671
Views: 15,810
Posted By COLVERT
And the worrying thing now is that lots of the...

And the worrying thing now is that lots of the bits we buy for our cars come from China.---:eek::eek::eek:


Always wear gloves when fitting spare parts.---;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 23:09
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you ODD JOB. Interesting. Is there more to...

Thank you ODD JOB. Interesting. Is there more to come ??--:}


PS.. I've lost some posts too. Very annoying.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 20:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Passed the dreaded MOT today.------:party:

Passed the dreaded MOT today.------:party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 20:40
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
Probably arrive now with coronavirus...

Probably arrive now with coronavirus attached.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 20:21
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By COLVERT
Have you had a look through the--How-To's ??? ...

Have you had a look through the--How-To's ???

I haven't read about anybody needing spring compressors for the rear springs.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 11:31
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By COLVERT
Took a look but no pics.----:shrug: ...

Took a look but no pics.----:shrug:


Can they get put back in to make the thread better ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 11:26
Replies: 69
Views: 5,317
Posted By COLVERT
That should be interesting. Do it. Do it.--:D

That should be interesting. Do it. Do it.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 11:22
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
Very good question. I hope you get an answer.--:}

Very good question. I hope you get an answer.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 11:01
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
From reading all of the above posts I can only...

From reading all of the above posts I can only conclude the master cylinder is not working. Even with a duff piston seal you WILL be able to bleed the brakes as there is no pressure involved....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 10:31
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By COLVERT
Do you mean pump??

Do you mean pump??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 20:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks Ray for your post.---I am sort of...

Thanks Ray for your post.---I am sort of youngish, 83 this year.--:D:D:D


PS. Just fitted a lower front suspension arm and two new rear discs for the MOT.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 49
Views: 3,100
Posted By COLVERT
Simon.Famous OR notorious. Unbecoming of...

Simon.Famous OR notorious.

Unbecoming of you to pick NOTORIOUS, now hold out your hand !!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 20:17
Replies: 69
Views: 5,317
Posted By COLVERT
I'm very sad to see him go as well. I always...

I'm very sad to see him go as well. I always thought he was a nice young man with a helpful attitude.

Best of luck Brian in whatever you chose to do with your life now.


PS. Oh, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2020, 20:03
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By COLVERT
Surely a drum in disc brake is INTEGRATED ?? Both...

Surely a drum in disc brake is INTEGRATED ?? Both brakes on one item.

You say they decided to spend the extra money fitting a separate park brake.---:shrug:---Where did they fit it ???
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2020, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks Les but a copyright claim has now shut...

Thanks Les but a copyright claim has now shut that down.---:mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 11:42
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
The thing is that the OP said the pedal went to...

The thing is that the OP said the pedal went to the bottom.

Vacuum or not that shouldn't happen I reckon.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2020, 11:36
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By COLVERT
Great idea. My wife is already back there. All...

Great idea. My wife is already back there. All I have to do is sell the house over here and catch that ferry.

Pity, really, as I've just about got the hang of chatting in French.----:}
Forum: Social Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:55
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By COLVERT
All I get is-------This video is...

All I get is-------This video is private.-----:mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:49
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
Nankans NS2-------Above tyre. 61 euros.

Nankans NS2-------Above tyre.

61 euros.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
https://staticjn.1001pneus.fr/images/profils/Profi...

https://staticjn.1001pneus.fr/images/profils/ProfilsGoogle/NS2.png (https://www.1001pneus.fr/Pneus/159817/NANKANG-NS2-215-55-16-93-V-ETE-TOURISME.html)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:32
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By COLVERT
Same for me. Some jobs are definitely two man...

Same for me. Some jobs are definitely two man jobs. The helper is there to get you straightened up again after you've changed the fuse.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:28
Replies: 28
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
Providing there are no leaks anywhere the only...

Providing there are no leaks anywhere the only answer, really, is that you still have air in the system.----:shrug:

There is, I believe, a correct order that has to be followed when bleeding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 20:12
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By COLVERT
Constant adjustment would have meant the...

Constant adjustment would have meant the mechanism was bending or the cables were stretching.

If, now and then, you did the odd 100 metres or so with the hand brake partly on you would have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:52
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By COLVERT
Well, you said it. Personally, being the polite...

Well, you said it. Personally, being the polite chap I am, I've never mentioned it.----;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:46
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By COLVERT
A daily drive for many more years if you keep the...

A daily drive for many more years if you keep the rust demon away from the underside.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:40
Replies: 69
Views: 5,317
Posted By COLVERT
Is this an internet ugly rumour ??

Is this an internet ugly rumour ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:32
Replies: 93
Views: 3,019
Posted By COLVERT
No.---A record is a round black disc with a hole...

No.---A record is a round black disc with a hole in the middle.-----( Sorry. ;) )

Sounds like one of those garages that didn't actually do the job but just refilled the system with new fluid...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By COLVERT
Leaky gaskets !!---:eek::eek::eek: ...

Leaky gaskets !!---:eek::eek::eek:

Unfortunately LOCKTITE would have to be a large NO-NO in your case.--:devil::devil::devil:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Please keep us posted on your progress. If it all...

Please keep us posted on your progress. If it all goes well it will give some of the older folk on the forum confidence to tackle this job themselves rather than paying a lot of money to get a garage...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2020, 19:11
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By COLVERT
I'm agree with you rather than T-Cut on this. ...

I'm agree with you rather than T-Cut on this. Also if the rubber was meant to be lubricated I'm sure there would be some information somewhere about it. Those grooves are all that's needed to let it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 11:26
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Are you going to fit it from the top or from...

Are you going to fit it from the top or from underneath young man ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2020, 20:57
Replies: 11,998
Views: 846,675
Posted By COLVERT
Further to the first post I now have two nice and...

Further to the first post I now have two nice and shiny rear discs.

Mot Wednesday next. Hoping for a pass.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 20:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Charge battery for a minimum of 24 hours.----;)

Charge battery for a minimum of 24 hours.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 20:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
Your Second paragraph. Read post 3.

Your Second paragraph. Read post 3.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By COLVERT
Paint them back on if they're not too bad.---;)

Paint them back on if they're not too bad.---;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 21:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By COLVERT
Heady mix ?????? You got too close to...

Heady mix ??????

You got too close to someone smoking one of those FUNNY Fags.---Can make you go all breathless this passive smoking.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 21:49
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By COLVERT
BOZZ. Your post is too wide to be read.---:shrug:

BOZZ. Your post is too wide to be read.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By COLVERT
They all do that Sir.---It's a Rover 75.-----;)

They all do that Sir.---It's a Rover 75.-----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 21:39
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By COLVERT
The over filled coolant will automatically find...

The over filled coolant will automatically find its own level with no damage to the engine.---:}


The over heating light probably came on as they probably had no idea how to correctly fill...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 995
Posted By COLVERT
The rears can be adjusted and yours sound as if...

The rears can be adjusted and yours sound as if they are miles out.

Lots of info on how to do it in the How-To section of the forum.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 21:30
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By COLVERT
If it's just the brushes get them done ASAP or...

If it's just the brushes get them done ASAP or you will ruin the armature and you will need to buy a complete alternator.-:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By COLVERT
Locktight's good stuff. Just used some on the...

Locktight's good stuff. Just used some on the caliper bolts yesterday when I replaced both back discs.---Been using it for what seems to be for ever. Always seems to do the job well.-:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2020, 20:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By COLVERT
Water can't be compressed. If enough had leaked...

Water can't be compressed. If enough had leaked into the cylinder to fill the combustion chamber then the piston would have been smashed and probably the con rod bent too. ( When trying to start the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2020, 20:01
Replies: 151,694
Views: 4,763,922
Posted By COLVERT
Did you check the MOT last report Rich ??

Did you check the MOT last report Rich ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 19:47
Replies: 28
Views: 1,314
Posted By COLVERT
My opinion, for what it's worth.-----Coincidence....

My opinion, for what it's worth.-----Coincidence.


Gasket problem.----Can't see high oil doing that.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 19:37
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By COLVERT
JHB. Thanks for clearing up this...

JHB. Thanks for clearing up this problem.---:bowdown:


Occasional limp mode.---( and how to cure it. )

I thought Brian's post was about something else when I first read it.

Not the pill at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 19:15
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By COLVERT
These bushes aren't doing any work. Just...

These bushes aren't doing any work. Just retaining bushes. The bar twisting is the workhorse surely .--:shrug:

Not at all like front suspension arm bushes or lower tie bar bushes.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 19:56
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By COLVERT
And these are supposed to be intelligent people. ...

And these are supposed to be intelligent people.

:panic:


To attract attention----------

Why don't they just cut one another's testicles off. This would be more news worthy and also stop...
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By COLVERT
You don't need anything other than your own...

You don't need anything other than your own computer. Using the info at the bottom of the page you will have no trouble at all once you get the hang of it.--:D

Below is a For-Instance.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2020, 19:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By COLVERT
I did.-:D:D First job , apprenticed...

I did.-:D:D

First job , apprenticed Toolmaker. Been fighting with mechanical objects most of my life when not designing them.--;)

Then in the drawing office for many years designing...
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2020, 19:22
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By COLVERT
You can delete it yourself with the info at the...

You can delete it yourself with the info at the bottom of your post. Click on edit then on delete and just leave a row of dots. You can't delete the title though.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2020, 21:55
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By COLVERT
MR DARCYDOG---Quote--And anyone who says...

MR DARCYDOG---Quote--And anyone who says different is a “Denier!!”


I just looked up that word in my dictionary.

Two meanings.

1/ A former French coin equal to a twelfth of a...
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2020, 21:49
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By COLVERT
I have to agree with RAYMOND too. Doesn't...

I have to agree with RAYMOND too.

Doesn't take a lot of research in history to get more accurate facts and figures than those current ones being pandered around at the moment.




...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 21:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By COLVERT
I went and had another look today but just...

I went and had another look today but just couldn't take the plunge and buy the beastie.---( After yesterdays YES and NO's )----:D


Your post might make a difference tomorrow.--:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2020, 21:12
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By COLVERT
Easy when I used a three foot extension bar on...

Easy when I used a three foot extension bar on each end of the socket. I tried without; no luck at all except cracking noises from my finger joints.-----:eek:

Two new rear discs arriving in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2020, 20:35
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By COLVERT
Two opinions here.---Good and Bad.---:shrug: ...

Two opinions here.---Good and Bad.---:shrug:


Any more offers please ??---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 20:16
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By COLVERT
NO----The second fastest.----------------:p:

NO----The second fastest.----------------:p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 20:10
Replies: 23
Views: 1,118
Posted By COLVERT
No cutting. Use grub screws instead of the screws...

No cutting. Use grub screws instead of the screws with heads.===:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 20:03
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By COLVERT
There must be some information about that in the...

There must be some information about that in the forum How-Tos.

Plenty of pictures too.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 20:00
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By COLVERT
Seems like the pressure regulator is not...

Seems like the pressure regulator is not regulating the pressure.--:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2020, 19:55
Replies: 478
Views: 20,320
Posted By COLVERT
Got to be quite a lot to power all those...

Got to be quite a lot to power all those fish.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2020, 19:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,121
Posted By COLVERT
Lidles are doing some air operated impact guns at...

Lidles are doing some air operated impact guns at the moment. Whether they are powerful enough or not I'm not sure.

They run at 6 bar. with 4 different settings.
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