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Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2022, 15:17
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By MSS
Steve and Mick - I think you will find that the...

Steve and Mick - I think you will find that the Council tax rise is to cover exceptional bonus payments to a few senior level council officers as just reward for their excellent performance in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 15:15
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By MSS
Power steering pump and alternator are driven by...

Power steering pump and alternator are driven by the aux belt off the carnkshaft pulley. If the belt is slipping due to a faulty crank pulley, the pump and alternator may only be driven...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2022, 14:05
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Yes Steve, I think that's when BoJo slips into...

Yes Steve, I think that's when BoJo slips into speking the truth. :cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 13:17
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By MSS
Quite right, Ronnie. Driving around with the...

Quite right, Ronnie.

Driving around with the windows down really helps you experience the countryside, specially during slurry/manure spreading season.

Conditioned/filtered air just doesn't...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2022, 00:03
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
I would want a Wartburg 311 - it was pure...

I would want a Wartburg 311 - it was pure elegance. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 09:44
Replies: 17
Views: 927
Posted By MSS
Is that not the 'Cars for Sale' section of the...

Is that not the 'Cars for Sale' section of the forum?

We need to take a realistic view of things - cars go to scrap because scrap value is the most the owner can achieve. Many are in a terrible...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 12:14
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By MSS
I would have offered to look at it for you also. ...

I would have offered to look at it for you also.

As it happens Kerridges is in Needham Market, just 5 mins form me. A very good local garage always with a nice collection of cars for sale.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By MSS
I would not rule out a 1.8k. It's a beautifully...

I would not rule out a 1.8k. It's a beautifully balanced car to drive.

Here's a relevant thread from a few years ago
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 14:45
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By MSS
Two rear springs and dampers will cost around...

Two rear springs and dampers will cost around £220 - £260. £350ish including fitting would be a reasonable price.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 14:37
Replies: 39
Views: 1,703
Posted By MSS
Chris, I think you could be one of us Indians in...

Chris, I think you could be one of us Indians in disguise! :D

I've just bought a huge cauliflower from the local co-op for 99p. It's cauliflower bhaji and Naans from Asda for me and the Mrs for...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 341
Posted By MSS
I think that plan is already in action - it's...

I think that plan is already in action - it's called NHS efficiency drive! ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 11:49
Replies: 14
Views: 513
Posted By MSS
Plastic arch liner perhaps? Although you...

Plastic arch liner perhaps?

Although you would hear that when it is contacting the tyre.
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 11:47
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By MSS
I have this image....:D:D:D

I have this image....:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 15:18
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By MSS
I agree. Every man should aim to leave the world...

I agree. Every man should aim to leave the world a slightly better place.

Hang on, this is sounding like agreement and perhaps even mutual appreciation! :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2022, 09:55
Replies: 39
Views: 1,703
Posted By MSS
Do you not think the 'deep sleep' was the masses...

Do you not think the 'deep sleep' was the masses thinking there would be equal living standards for all, universal wealth, rights etc.?

It could be argued that mankind is just going back to how it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2022, 13:26
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By MSS
Press the blue Subscribe button in top right...

Press the blue Subscribe button in top right corner of your screen.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 14:37
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By MSS
I have to confess that your willingness to help...

I have to confess that your willingness to help others and your generosity are mind blowing.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2022, 09:17
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
Oldie - sagging is age related. People usually...

Oldie - sagging is age related. People usually learn to live with...;):}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 09:15
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By MSS
There is a school of thought which says that fun...

There is a school of thought which says that fun and friends are for the weak. Real men do not long for or enjoy such excesses!

You've just reminded me as to why I never attend club meets. All...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 22:43
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By MSS
In that case you have disqualified yourself from...

In that case you have disqualified yourself from ever being an MP. MP material would not have noticed anything other than agricultural equipment and watched it repeatedly for hours. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 15:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By MSS
Absolutely spot on. With a number of cars...

Absolutely spot on.

With a number of cars and each one only getting limited use, I give each car a few hours with a 5A CTEK each week in order to keep all the batteries at near 100% state of...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 12:00
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By MSS
https://agriculturalfarmtractor.com/2020/07/domina...

https://agriculturalfarmtractor.com/2020/07/dominator-vr12t-firewood-processor-12ton-log-splitter-stihl-chainsaw-conveyor/

Alternatively, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odjJOSRBAc8
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 09:11
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By MSS
Oh, come on Steve. With that attitude you...

Oh, come on Steve.

With that attitude you would never interact with some folk who post regularly in this section as they never post about cars but appear to come here to demonstrate their mastery...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2022, 00:00
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By MSS
No - wrong diagnosis. Your problem is the...

No - wrong diagnosis.

Your problem is the wife. Get rid and everything will be fine.

:D
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2022, 22:57
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By MSS
Your knowledge of the matter seems quite...

Your knowledge of the matter seems quite extensive and authoritative! :D
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2022, 11:21
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By MSS
Ah, that explains it. I was searching for Old...

Ah, that explains it. I was searching for Old Fergie! :D
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2022, 23:59
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By MSS
Have you not seen the news recently? ...

Have you not seen the news recently?

Apparently when people search for tractors they end up watching porn at places of work. The opposite must also be ture. :D
Forum: Technology Forum 2nd May 2022, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By MSS
Should you be telling the world about your cyber...

Should you be telling the world about your cyber security work or are you the 'honeypot' for foreign espionage agents?

As for MS defender, I do the same.

Come to think of it, for all those...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2022, 18:21
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By MSS
Search engines are rubbish....

I've been searching for saucy stuff all day and keep getting tractor videos!

Apparently the confusion is quite common.

:}:cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 10:30
Replies: 13
Views: 995
Posted By MSS
It looks like the dealer has been at the wheels...

It looks like the dealer has been at the wheels with a spray can. I really wish they wouldn't do that!
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2022, 17:52
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By MSS
Fred - are you admitting that you may not be an...

Fred - are you admitting that you may not be an expert of everyone else's profession like most people tend to be on others' professions? :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 16:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,922
Posted By MSS
Oopese...I blame the Night Nurse. It's the next...

Oopese...I blame the Night Nurse. It's the next best liquid after Baileys! :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 14:00
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By MSS
And, to answer the other part of the question,...

And, to answer the other part of the question, which has not been asked, kids strap nicely to the roof rack! :D:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 12:47
Replies: 24
Views: 1,922
Posted By MSS
I don't believe any main dealers work at...

I don't believe any main dealers work at £50/hour. More like double that amount!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 10:06
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By MSS
I always use TRW as the MGR SLP parts were...

I always use TRW as the MGR SLP parts were actually TRW original parts. They are excellent.

Used to purchase them from Mister Auto but not sure whether following B they still send to the UK.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 21:25
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By MSS
A man who openly admits to such excesses...

A man who openly admits to such excesses certainly deserves my respect! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 20:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,922
Posted By MSS
Never mind Paul, you'll just have to give one of...

Never mind Paul, you'll just have to give one of those OAP essentials a miss this year - the Mediterranean will always be there next year as will the cruise liners. :D


Out of interest, which...
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2022, 14:32
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
The shoes should be clean and polished. For...

The shoes should be clean and polished. For smooth/patented like leather, the polishing should be to achieve a mirror finish. :}
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2022, 14:22
Replies: 298
Views: 11,594
Posted By MSS
And, of course, the fridge/freezer which are on...

And, of course, the fridge/freezer which are on 24/7 and operating for significant time during each 24 hour period.
Forum: Social Forum 26th April 2022, 17:03
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Chris, The lady was absolutely right. The...

Chris,

The lady was absolutely right. The other strong indicator is whether the man uses a fountain pen. To take a quality fountain pen out of one's jacket pocket and place it on the table next...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 16:50
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By MSS
:eek: There's always one, isn't there! ...

:eek: There's always one, isn't there!



At least Ronnie didn't call it an 'upgrade'. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 19:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By MSS
Just remember people - it's only money! :D

Just remember people - it's only money! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 18:58
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By MSS
Yes it's nothing like the old stuff. I miss...

Yes it's nothing like the old stuff.

I miss lead based paints myself. :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 18:20
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By MSS
I only attend the events in my capacity as the...

I only attend the events in my capacity as the official Punkah Wala, Ronnie.

Who says we are not integrated into the highest levels of British society? :D:p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 17:45
Replies: 9
Views: 629
Posted By MSS
So, where have you been hanging the top half of...

So, where have you been hanging the top half of your Black Tie when going out to funny handshake and trouser-leg events all these years, Ronnie? :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2022, 15:33
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I bow to your superior judgement of me and my...

I bow to your superior judgement of me and my assumptions! :}

I did wonder whether you have anything more substantial than links to published articles to contribute, or is that the extent of our...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2022, 14:36
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
He did look the part dressed like one of us! ...

He did look the part dressed like one of us!

Although I should point out that most of us do not dress like that any more - we dress more like the Sahibs and our females more like the Mem-Sahibs....
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2022, 12:39
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Could you state your rationale for this view? ...

Could you state your rationale for this view?

I'm not disagreeing or agreeing, merelty trying to understand.
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2022, 10:44
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
One must be when not subscribing to the same...

One must be when not subscribing to the same views as you and your like! ;):}
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2022, 10:02
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I sense that someone isn't very keen on democracy...

I sense that someone isn't very keen on democracy in operation when it doesn't suit their flavuor of politics! :D

With Merkel no longer visibly in politics, Macron is demonstrably the leading...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2022, 13:32
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By MSS
I would expect that all variants would have...

I would expect that all variants would have systems shutting down at different times but not at the same times as the diesel because some of the systems are not the same and even those that are may...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2022, 23:51
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
I don't understand your point - each country's...

I don't understand your point - each country's leadership will almost always consider the impact on their coutry first.

My comment was not intended to justify Germany's decisions, but to explain...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2022, 15:34
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By MSS
I remember reading road tests on the Yamaha LC250...

I remember reading road tests on the Yamaha LC250 in the noughties reporting 28-29MPG. It also ate tyres.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2022, 15:31
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Singling out France and Germany is being very...

Singling out France and Germany is being very selective - the analysis is that 10 EU countries exported 'defence equipment' to Russia. This includes Finland and Czechoslovakia. Also, the categories...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2022, 10:05
Replies: 44
Views: 4,801
Posted By MSS
Well, I am of the opinion that it is perfectly...

Well, I am of the opinion that it is perfectly reasonable to tolerate, and indeed hold, an incorrect opinion provided the opinion is not presented as fact. Fake news in my opinion occurs when a...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2022, 20:57
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
You are a very bad man - spoiling such positive...

You are a very bad man - spoiling such positive story lines with facts.:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2022, 12:22
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I'd say the British people will really need to...

I'd say the British people will really need to look at themselves.

If I was a betting man I would put my money on BJ or someone not too dissimilar being in power after the next election. It's...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2022, 12:18
Replies: 298
Views: 11,594
Posted By MSS
To be fair, I can see a lot of people coming up...

To be fair, I can see a lot of people coming up with that sort of a line - including some on the forum.

It's the same as people complaining about trains always being late as opposed to people not...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 19:04
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
You can't fool us so easily. Someone's been...

You can't fool us so easily.

Someone's been going through the family album - your mother.

:}
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 17:43
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
The only enquiry in this saga where the one who...

The only enquiry in this saga where the one who leads the people carrying out the enquiry has not been appointed to the job by the key person being investigated. So a little different in this sense...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 15:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By MSS
That's not the case. The systems shut down in...

That's not the case. The systems shut down in stages. If you look at my measurements vs time in the link above, within a few seconds of locking the car the current is down to 0.3A.
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 12:45
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By MSS
Here's my short list. Yamaha DT175,...

Here's my short list.


Yamaha DT175, CZ250, Kawasaki KH250 triple, Yamaha Virago 535 and Kawasaki VN750.

Always wanted but never got - Kawasaki Z650, Z900 then Z1000. Also Honda CX500 and...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 00:28
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By MSS
I also like the Enfields. But I prefer big bikes....

I also like the Enfields. But I prefer big bikes. My VN750 is such a monster that you feel a bad person just sitting on it.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2022, 19:40
Replies: 26
Views: 1,474
Posted By MSS
The systems in the car do not all shut down...

The systems in the car do not all shut down instantaneously. Have a look at my thread here.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=315487

If shutting off a system by pulling...
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2022, 11:05
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
No one is following you - we are on the same...

No one is following you - we are on the same forum and thread!

You could end this exchange by not responding, or must you you always have the last patronising word?
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2022, 09:13
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By MSS
Statistically, you are probably due an accident....

Statistically, you are probably due an accident. Therefore now a high risk. :D
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2022, 09:10
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
think you kindly, Esq Wraymond. e im thoroughly...

think you kindly, Esq Wraymond. e im thoroughly embarassed by the shortfall in my capabilities and will absolutely Strime to learnd from your giduance. :}
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 23:25
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I also thought that all the party leaders other...

I also thought that all the party leaders other than the PM presented themselves as experienced statesmen and experienced politicians whose words can be believed. The prolem is that even if BoJo one...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 21:56
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Wraymond, thank you for the kind words. I...

Wraymond, thank you for the kind words.

I would say thought that you give me too much credit. I do not even think that I have an insight into my own psyche.

As for psychoanalyze, I will be back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 21:21
Replies: 44
Views: 4,801
Posted By MSS
I agree. Also, we should appreciate that it is OK...

I agree. Also, we should appreciate that it is OK for people to have opinions which are factually incorrect/wrong. It doesn't make them bad individuals.

I suspect most people are in fact probably...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 20:36
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
There is an assumption there that the PM actually...

There is an assumption there that the PM actually has any real influence on what goes on in the world. Did anyone notice BJ standing there on his own after one of the summits in Europe recently...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 16:09
Replies: 44
Views: 4,801
Posted By MSS
Agreed, but it is also the case that on the wider...

Agreed, but it is also the case that on the wider internet trolls often go around accusing others of trolling because they cannot accept someone having a different opinion to themselves. :}
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 13:25
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By MSS
I suspect you have seen many accidents? :D

I suspect you have seen many accidents? :D
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 10:31
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By MSS
I think this is the future of insurance. Given...

I think this is the future of insurance. Given that insurance premium should be as close a match to a driver's risk profile as possible, I cannot say that the direction of travel is unwelcome.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 10:25
Replies: 44
Views: 4,801
Posted By MSS
Dave - to be fair to Zephyr, I also felt that...

Dave - to be fair to Zephyr, I also felt that your post #7 was more about Simon's post than your concerns for the people in question. You may remember my PM to you at the time.

To all the other...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 08:40
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By MSS
Did it include used masks, nappies, plastic...

Did it include used masks, nappies, plastic wrappers and shopping trolleys?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2022, 22:58
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By MSS
As above, plus...

As above, plus https://www.halfords.com/tools/garage-workshop/axle-stands-trolley-jacks/halfords-hydraulic-jack-oil-398107.html

The oil needed for a jack is basiically hydraulic oil meeting ISO...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2022, 15:56
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By MSS
It looks like something out of a Stphen King...

It looks like something out of a Stphen King movie!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 15:03
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By MSS
I've spoken to gerdening and land manintenance...

I've spoken to gerdening and land manintenance contractors in the past and during fuel 'shortges' they do exactly what you describe (legally as described at the link). A contractor when filling up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 12:17
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By MSS
That doesn't really indicate anything materially...

That doesn't really indicate anything materially useful nor deserve approval or disapproval from others. I went and filled up 3 off 5L cans yesterday and saw a few people looking at me with...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2022, 12:00
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
I think we are looking at things from the modern,...

I think we are looking at things from the modern, high-consumption, highly commercial perspective i.e. our perspective.

Russian people have a capacity to endure a harsh life. As do Indians and the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2022, 11:31
Replies: 248
Views: 10,765
Posted By MSS
I suspect if one examined her paperwork there...

I suspect if one examined her paperwork there will be skeletons there.

Perhaps she could be deported to Rawanda?

:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 01:05
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By MSS
It's not unknown for the rotor to go open circuit...

It's not unknown for the rotor to go open circuit on the Valeo alternators. If the regulator is off, you could check it using a low voltage and light bulb.

The rectifier diode pack is robust but...
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2022, 21:39
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
So, where does Ronnie stand on all this? :shrug:

So, where does Ronnie stand on all this? :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2022, 21:38
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
You are not suggesting that the PM show some...

You are not suggesting that the PM show some leadership qualities, are you?

What a naive aspiration some people have! :D
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 23:42
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By MSS
Kawasaki did the liquid cooling and overhead...

Kawasaki did the liquid cooling and overhead camshafts thing on a cruiser back in 1986. My VN750 is a real monster of a machine and the engine is just beautiful. :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 20:25
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Ok, to be precise, they were probably busy...

Ok, to be precise, they were probably busy working out the remaining period on the subs in order to facilitate principle based decision making.

My apologies for the loose language - I blame my...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 18:51
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Not really. Modern warships are loaded with...

Not really. Modern warships are loaded with anti-missile missiles for medium range self-defence and gatling guns as last-ditch defences etc. What you have to realise is that Nato will have been...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 13:56
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
There's always the Raving Loony Party. They tell...

There's always the Raving Loony Party. They tell the truth about themselves.
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 13:45
Replies: 248
Views: 10,765
Posted By MSS
The Rawanda solution - British consulate in...

The Rawanda solution - British consulate in action processing fast-track applications.

...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 13:08
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Probably busy calculating someones outstanding...

Probably busy calculating someones outstanding subs! ;):D

My offer remains on the table for anyone finding this all too much. :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 07:55
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Liz Truss believes that she is the one.

Liz Truss believes that she is the one.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 23:40
Replies: 38
Views: 904
Posted By MSS
This one for the bikers...

These are the new Harley Sportsters - liquid cooled V-twins!

https://www.harley-davidson.com/gb/en/motorcycles/nightster.html

I have to say I love the look although a pair of shotgun exhausts...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 23:35
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Of course, I should have known! :D

Of course, I should have known! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2022, 23:28
Replies: 55
Views: 7,189
Posted By MSS
Congratulations, Steve. It must be getting a bit...

Congratulations, Steve. It must be getting a bit boring to keep passing free of advisories! :}
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 16:36
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
I wholeheartedly agree with your sentiment about...

I wholeheartedly agree with your sentiment about truth being a casualty in wars, Martin. It would be useful to have your views on something that hasn't really been the subject of comment anywhere. In...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 15:29
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
The Rafale can use a Ramp - as can the F18 and...

The Rafale can use a Ramp - as can the F18 and the Mig29k despite being conventional take-off aircraft. They are on offer to India for the new carriers.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 14:09
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
Always the man with the practical solutions, Andy...

Always the man with the practical solutions, Andy is! :D
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 11:57
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
I always find it strange that we immigrants are...

I always find it strange that we immigrants are so proud of the UK's capabilities and ways and the contributions we make to them yet the natives often seem not!

We humans are strange animals. :D
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 11:50
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
This gives the correct perspective on defence...

This gives the correct perspective on defence spending and therefore military capability.

Source: 2022 edition of "The Military Balance" from the International Institute for Strategic Studies...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 11:00
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
The UK needs these mega projects in order to...

The UK needs these mega projects in order to maintain a technical and engineering capability in defence. I for one think it's a shame they are not flying British/European jets off the decks. A naval...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 09:18
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
We need to be realistic. A 1% tax cut just before...

We need to be realistic. A 1% tax cut just before the elecetion, claims of how they successfully kept out Ukranian immigrants and showed leadership against Russia whilst at the same time curtailing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 20:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By MSS
You can get both sides from Sandy Motors (ebay...

You can get both sides from Sandy Motors (ebay ecp2004)
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 20:08
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
As Rees-Mogg said last week, the PM has been as...

As Rees-Mogg said last week, the PM has been as truthful as he can be! ;):D
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 20:05
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I'm no fan of BoJo but as politicians go, those...

I'm no fan of BoJo but as politicians go, those two are not terribly, terribly bad. That is if one ignores Merkel, Bill Clinton plus a few others and recognises ones own place in the pecking order...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 16:42
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 713
Posted By MSS
I guess his response to my best wishes isn't...

I guess his response to my best wishes isn't suitable for publishing on a family forum? :o
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 15:49
Replies: 162
Views: 4,289
Posted By MSS
I think the fine itself will be zero on account...

I think the fine itself will be zero on account of the claimed financial hardship. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 13:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By MSS
Given the list of advisories at every MOT, the...

Given the list of advisories at every MOT, the car has all the signs of being neglected.

It really needs £1k spent on it to have some welding done and all the other things sorted.

I don't think...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 13:31
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Finger synchronization failure! :duh: ...

Finger synchronization failure! :duh:

SIGINT = Signal-Intelligence

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/raf-receive-final-rc-135-rivet-joint-signals-intelligence-aircraft/
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 11:12
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
In short, Russia does not have the might that it...

In short, Russia does not have the might that it once had as the USSR. These days wars are more about signit and in this sense Nato is already actively fighting Russia. The other aspect is weapons...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2022, 10:36
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
I have just worked it out.

My success and lack of disappointment with people can only be due to my personal charm, charisma and abundance of that quality otherwise known as magnetism! :cool:
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 14:26
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By MSS
At holiday times there's always chaos at the...

At holiday times there's always chaos at the ports, airports and on the roads. Then the same at the other end followed by overcrowding at the beaches etc.

Simple solution - stay at home. It also...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 11:50
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 713
Posted By MSS
Yes - please also pass on my best wishes. Oh, how...

Yes - please also pass on my best wishes. Oh, how I miss him so much! :luvya::eek:

I have also moved but not saying where to. :D
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 11:14
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By MSS
If the TV has the facility to force an update...

If the TV has the facility to force an update during switch-on I would try that in case the previous update failed for some reason.
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2022, 15:28
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 713
Posted By MSS
Wraymond, whilst it is always a personal decision...

Wraymond, whilst it is always a personal decision as to whether one stays on in the club or not - one that I myself took at one time, we are here to help whilst we are here.

Please do not allow...
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2022, 11:12
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By MSS
There was a thread asking the same a few months...

There was a thread asking the same a few months ago. I also felt the void, although in my case it has been ably filled by Wraymond. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 23:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By MSS
Strange, my tyres never come in a tin. What does...

Strange, my tyres never come in a tin. What does the tin say in your case? :}
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 15:16
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
I never seem to have a problem with that either....

I never seem to have a problem with that either. :}

In fact, I often finish phone calls thinking that if I wasn't married I would have wanted to offer the lady a dinner invitation. Especially the...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 15:07
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
So you are the man responsible for global...

So you are the man responsible for global warming! :D





Surge protectors!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 13:08
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By MSS
The main differentiator is whether the...

The main differentiator is whether the manufacturer is Chinese or a longstanding brand with the technology to produce good tyres. Where the tyre is physically produced is less relevant - it is the...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 12:39
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
We could never have guessed that! :D I tend...

We could never have guessed that! :D

I tend to very forgiving of mistakes etc. but nevertheless very rarely have anything to complain about.

We recently had a situation recently where we...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 09:21
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
A can of worms it is - 180W is a huge amount of...

A can of worms it is - 180W is a huge amount of power use in house-idle mode! :}

It is important to think about standby power when purchasing your gear. For example, I recently chose a PSU for a...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 00:46
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
But, there is a lot of electronic stuff sold...

But, there is a lot of electronic stuff sold which does not meet legal or basic safety requirements!




That is a totally meaningless statement. 0.22W is the same as the 0.2W I mentioned above....
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 14:47
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
Are you aware that although Norton (BT Protect)...

Are you aware that although Norton (BT Protect) will load on Windows 8/8.1 not all features will be supported. This means that depending on your issues, the agent may have given you the correct info...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 13:44
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By MSS
It all depends on the manufacturer. If you buy...

It all depends on the manufacturer. If you buy say a Philips product manufactured in the last 8-10 years, it's almost guaranteed by design to consume extremely low energy levels.

Some cheaper...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2022, 12:23
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By MSS
In the late 1980s I used to travel to Geneva from...

In the late 1980s I used to travel to Geneva from the UK for work and sometimes drove in my Austin Rover Montego, stopping off en-route in various French locations. The Montego always used to get a...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 12:01
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
I have been involved in the design of agent...

I have been involved in the design of agent systems as well as spent many hours listening into their calls and meeting senior managers. The problem is that people only want to pay £22.99 for the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 10:54
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
You should think in regulatory terms and apply...

You should think in regulatory terms and apply your knowledge of BT from your pre-retirement days to this situation. The generating arm of EDF will be operating almost like a separate company from...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 09:18
Replies: 26
Views: 652
Posted By MSS
That's a reasonable response because a consumer...

That's a reasonable response because a consumer service agent will not be aware of company policy and plans nor authorised to comment on such matters.

You should email the public relations office...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2022, 20:52
Replies: 76
Views: 3,594
Posted By MSS
Double declutching - that's nothing! Real...

Double declutching - that's nothing!

Real men used to ride motorbikes with broken clutch levers! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2022, 00:02
Replies: 76
Views: 3,594
Posted By MSS
When coasting the engine is basically idling and...

When coasting the engine is basically idling and using fuel. On the overrrun the fuel is reduced to the absolute minimum as it is the wheels turning the engine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 19:42
Replies: 139
Views: 8,577
Posted By MSS
Andy is obviously mixing with the gentry - that...

Andy is obviously mixing with the gentry - that is one posh horsebox!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2022, 13:36
Replies: 39
Views: 2,388
Posted By MSS
We Indians are simple people. A Balti is a...

We Indians are simple people. A Balti is a bucket, nothing else.

The wok like dish is a Karahi, small versions of which Indian restaurants in the UK may use to cook/serve a Balti dish.



...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 11:23
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By MSS
To be fair, only one person made that comment....

To be fair, only one person made that comment. trikey's response to it was 'I still prefer Luk stuff, only one failure in over 15 years of using them.'
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 10:11
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By MSS
Personally I would not fit or have fitted...

Personally I would not fit or have fitted anything other than Luk.

Here is a link to the 3-piece kit....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 09:57
Replies: 139
Views: 8,577
Posted By MSS
Likewise, have a safe journey Andy.

Likewise, have a safe journey Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2022, 21:26
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By MSS
I use 5W40 synthetic but with 200k+ miles 10W40...

I use 5W40 synthetic but with 200k+ miles 10W40 or 5W40 should be fine.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2022, 12:04
Replies: 298
Views: 11,594
Posted By MSS
Took a photograph of the smart meter and will...

Took a photograph of the smart meter and will just review the bill when it turns up.
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By MSS
For a minute I thought you had taken...

For a minute I thought you had taken thenon-religious, political, etc. rules to heart as I read the title to be All Religions! :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 12:54
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By MSS
You can always join us on this other thread for a...

You can always join us on this other thread for a bit of intellectual stimulation! :D

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=318480
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2022, 11:29
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By MSS
Looking at the title, I thought this was going to...

Looking at the title, I thought this was going to be a post about yourself Andy! :D
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 11:26
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By MSS
Have you not been abducted by aliens and had...

Have you not been abducted by aliens and had invasive experiments performed? ;)
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 09:12
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
I took early retirement from work just over 3...

I took early retirement from work just over 3 years ago and still don't have enough time to do all that I wish to do.

My idea of the perfect retirement....
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 09:03
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
KLM - how do you know the cartoon was not...

KLM - how do you know the cartoon was not offended for being called Putin?

Then there will be millions like myself who found the cartoon character quite endearing - they will be offended by the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2022, 23:04
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
What you actually wrote was: I...

What you actually wrote was:




I agree this thread is not exclusive to me, but this thread was started for a specific purpose - a well mannered discussion of an important matter..

In any...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2022, 20:18
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
But not in this thread please. I'd like this...

But not in this thread please. I'd like this thread to remain open so people can discuss Putin after watching the programmes.
Forum: Technology Forum 30th March 2022, 20:11
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By MSS
Why not download SP1 from here ...

Why not download SP1 from here

https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB976932

and apply it to your instalaltion?

You will need to select either the 64 bit or X86 for 32 bit...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2022, 19:56
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Russia was in free fall under Putin's...

Russia was in free fall under Putin's predecessors - there was no rule of law. So it could be argued that he is the man who saved Russia from implosion and disintegration. That would mean he could be...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2022, 09:30
Replies: 157
Views: 5,843
Posted By MSS
Putin, Russia and the West

For those interested, the above four programme documentary from 2012 starts on BBC4 tonight.

I've seen the series previously and it is excellent. It also leaves one wondering how and why relations...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2022, 23:44
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By MSS
I think I'm in Luv........MIL's address please. :D

I think I'm in Luv........MIL's address please. :D
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