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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 19:58
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Bazzateer
It may need bleeding a few times.

It may need bleeding a few times.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Bazzateer
Much more fun to restore one, I've done several...

Much more fun to restore one, I've done several and still have one more to do.
Forum: Was it you? 14th May 2022, 21:26
Replies: 0
Views: 36
Posted By Bazzateer
Dark Mk1 75 northbound Hempstead Road, Watford

Today around 1230-1300. I was heading south in the ZT, waved but no response.
Forum: Social Forum 14th May 2022, 19:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,709
Posted By Bazzateer
It wasn't even the type of cake we think of today.

It wasn't even the type of cake we think of today.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 18:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By Bazzateer
Maybe the dog hit the car with a baseball bat?...

Maybe the dog hit the car with a baseball bat? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2022, 21:41
Replies: 25
Views: 1,313
Posted By Bazzateer
That was your first mistake.

That was your first mistake.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 21:35
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Bazzateer
Same with my ZT, seamless process and once...

Same with my ZT, seamless process and once finished at the PO I was fine to drive it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 19:40
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Took the ZT up to visit the motorhome at it's...

Took the ZT up to visit the motorhome at it's storage yard. Only about a 20 mile round trip but good to stretch it's legs.
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 10:11
Replies: 39
Views: 1,709
Posted By Bazzateer
Same here, except 4 boys. I was the youngest so...

Same here, except 4 boys. I was the youngest so luckily by the time the clothes got to me they were back in fashion!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2022, 19:52
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By Bazzateer
My Rover one was the same, plenum drain was...

My Rover one was the same, plenum drain was blocked too.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 6th May 2022, 19:43
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By Bazzateer
No can do I'm afraid, I'll be in the Netherlands...

No can do I'm afraid, I'll be in the Netherlands with the Imp Club.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 18:52
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By Bazzateer
I did. :D

I did. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 18:43
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Put original plates back on the Rover and took...

Put original plates back on the Rover and took some photos prior to listing it on eBay later in the week.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 21:53
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By Bazzateer
Oh NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY...

Oh NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- hell! I'm going to have to look at mine now.......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 07:41
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Bazzateer
I know how you feel. Same thing happened to me...

I know how you feel. Same thing happened to me on a couple of occasions. Hope the karma gods punish the scumbags.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 22:52
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
But if it doesn't work you can't have sounded the...

But if it doesn't work you can't have sounded the horn.............:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 14:30
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By Bazzateer
Also, opening the windows is not a fix for failed...

Also, opening the windows is not a fix for failed aircon - get the aircon fixed too! :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 09:30
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Bazzateer
Personal opinion here but drls are unneccesary,...

Personal opinion here but drls are unneccesary, just put your side marker lights on or dipped headlights if you want to make your presence on the road more obvious. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2022, 21:16
Replies: 24
Views: 1,922
Posted By Bazzateer
Nah, buy two or three and use muchly! Just swap...

Nah, buy two or three and use muchly! Just swap between them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 17:36
Replies: 44
Views: 4,803
Posted By Bazzateer
This is the problem with the current cult of woke...

This is the problem with the current cult of woke or pc idealogues who shout and scream at those with opposing views instead of engaging in sensible debate like grown ups. They're also the ones...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 13:59
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Treated the 75 to a new boot badge and a good...

Treated the 75 to a new boot badge and a good wash all in preparation for putting it up for sale (decided I can't have both the 75 and the ZT so keeping the ZT).
Once I put the old reg back on via...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 08:38
Replies: 98
Views: 3,892
Posted By Bazzateer
Clearly your earlier attempts loosened it for...

Clearly your earlier attempts loosened it for you! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 08:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Bazzateer
I believe piston slap is common on the KV6 and...

I believe piston slap is common on the KV6 and nothing to worry about. Just wait until the engine is up to temp before giving it the beans! My ZT does the same.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 18:38
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bazzateer
Looks like their own car? :shrug:

Looks like their own car? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 21:02
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By Bazzateer
I suppose every little helps? :shrug:

I suppose every little helps? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2022, 20:49
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Saw 123456 on my Beemer a few weeks ago. :}

Saw 123456 on my Beemer a few weeks ago. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2022, 15:16
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bazzateer
Went to Nairobi on 3 occasions in 2013, 2014 1nd...

Went to Nairobi on 3 occasions in 2013, 2014 1nd 2015. Great place, great people (stayed at the Fairview each time).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 17:35
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By Bazzateer
Just wait for things to go wrong and fix them...

Just wait for things to go wrong and fix them when they do. Use quality parts and you won't need to replace that item again. The parts I'm replacing on my Beemer were fitted at the factory 15...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 14:03
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By Bazzateer
I'd just use the £10k as a fund to keep the Rover...

I'd just use the £10k as a fund to keep the Rover going for the next 5-10 years. Each part that's replaced should be good from now on. It's what I'm doing with my 2007 E61 Beemer. As long as it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2022, 21:09
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bazzateer
Just double checked and if you select the full...

Just double checked and if you select the full kit it's £119.99.

Davelincs was right. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 20:51
Replies: 39
Views: 2,959
Posted By Bazzateer
When? Last month at the NEC.

When? Last month at the NEC.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 20:47
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By Bazzateer
I don't drive for work but am currently using the...

I don't drive for work but am currently using the 75 and ZT for daily driving duties. I think I will be letting the 75 go though, so it will likely be the ZT only soon. I also have a couple of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2022, 20:58
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bazzateer
All these armchair experts do amuse me. Spouting...

All these armchair experts do amuse me. Spouting on about things they know little or nothing about.
Without continuing to use fossil fuels, at least in the short to medium term, we won't be in a...
Forum: Was it you? 9th April 2022, 13:40
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Bazzateer
Farringdon, Hants

Red Mk1 75 Tourer parked up on A32 about 11am.
I was in my Royal Blue 75 1.8 heading south to Fareham.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2022, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bazzateer
According to the link it's the new screen and...

According to the link it's the new screen and fascia panel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2022, 19:42
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Took the ZT over to Wendover to swap it over with...

Took the ZT over to Wendover to swap it over with the 75 which my friend is kindly letting me park at his place. 75 has been parked for 4 weeks and started first time (the tracker has been running...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 22:06
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By Bazzateer
I've restored a couple of trolleys jacks in...

I've restored a couple of trolleys jacks in recent years. That looks to me like contaminated oil degrading the seal.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 22:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,489
Posted By Bazzateer
So what brand do you have?

So what brand do you have?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2022, 17:56
Replies: 42
Views: 2,535
Posted By Bazzateer
I normally fill up at my local COSTCO as it's...

I normally fill up at my local COSTCO as it's much cheaper than the usual places. They had no diesel today so had to pay about 8p/litre more at Shell.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2022, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By Bazzateer
I'd just spend 15 quid on one of these. Fit in 5...

I'd just spend 15 quid on one of these. Fit in 5 mins, job done!

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/75-zt-climate-control-upgrade-kit-mg7-roewe-750
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2022, 19:32
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Bazzateer
Registered late then. Maybe they took so long to...

Registered late then. Maybe they took so long to do the conversion that by the time they finished MGR had gone bust and they struggled to get a buyer?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 19:16
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Bazzateer
Possibly, this one is showing a 2005 reg which is...

Possibly, this one is showing a 2005 reg which is well into the facelift era. Unless it was registered really late?
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2022, 08:24
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Yesterday

Topped up the tank with 30l of E5 97 ron.
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 18:45
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bazzateer
Must've put his calendar forward a day instead of...

Must've put his calendar forward a day instead of his clocks an hour last week.

Maybe he'll repost it tomorrow?
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2022, 18:28
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bazzateer
:duh: :shrug:

:duh: :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2022, 19:30
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Bazzateer
I'll stick with a manly manual thanks! :}

I'll stick with a manly manual thanks! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2022, 19:29
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By Bazzateer
Hmmmm.....................autoMAtic or MANual?...

Hmmmm.....................autoMAtic or MANual? .................
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2022, 18:40
Replies: 65
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bazzateer
Offence is rarely given, but all too often taken.

Offence is rarely given, but all too often taken.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2022, 22:15
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Filled up the ZT with 97 Ron E5 and popped it...

Filled up the ZT with 97 Ron E5 and popped it through the local car wash. Then remembered it's NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- at cleaning the car once I saw all the bits it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2022, 23:05
Replies: 139
Views: 8,578
Posted By Bazzateer
Might be quicker and safer to avoid the Atlantic...

Might be quicker and safer to avoid the Atlantic crossing, North America, Siberia etc and head East across the Channel instead? :shrug:

Stay safe :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2022, 18:02
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
New bonnet struts from SGS arrived in the post...

New bonnet struts from SGS arrived in the post today so popped them on. 5 minute job.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2022, 21:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Bazzateer
Handy if you're frequently working on different...

Handy if you're frequently working on different cars, but if it's your own car just buy new struts. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2022, 19:00
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By Bazzateer
My old B4 Passat had the 1Z engine and loved...

My old B4 Passat had the 1Z engine and loved fresh veggie oil. It had an 80l tank so I would buy 3 x 20l jugs of fresh oil from Costco for 55p/litre and fill it up, then top up with about 10l of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2022, 18:29
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By Bazzateer
I don't know the specifics, just that common rail...

I don't know the specifics, just that common rail diesels don't play well with veggie oil. Older direct injection ones fare better I believe.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 20th March 2022, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Bazzateer
Can't do this one. I'll be in Scotland with the...

Can't do this one. I'll be in Scotland with the Imp Club.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 20th March 2022, 13:25
Replies: 28
Views: 1,561
Posted By Bazzateer
Sorry Peter, I overslept! 😴☹

Sorry Peter, I overslept! 😴☹
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2022, 09:24
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By Bazzateer
Diesels and veggie oil

Just curious, does anyone know if the MGR BMW derived diesels will run on vegetable oil without any mods?

Edit: Ignore, just realised they're common rail so it's a no.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2022, 09:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,856
Posted By Bazzateer
Does it being a BMW engine not help? Must be...

Does it being a BMW engine not help? Must be some BMW knowledge in France.
Forum: Was it you? 19th March 2022, 21:05
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Bazzateer
Black facelift 75 Tourer NEC

In the car park today. 04 reg, looked good.
Forum: Was it you? 19th March 2022, 21:03
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Bazzateer
V6 75 Tourer M40 northbound

This morning about 0930 ish. Lady driver.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2022, 17:50
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Drove the ZT to the NEC for the classic and resto...

Drove the ZT to the NEC for the classic and resto show. There and back with no issues, ran like a dream. Might have a parasitic draw though as the battery was flat this morning before I set off.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 22:30
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By Bazzateer
Did you check for the common fuel filter fault? ...

Did you check for the common fuel filter fault? If it separates pressure will be lost and the car won't start.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 15th March 2022, 18:29
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By Bazzateer
:tumbleweed: Anybody?

:tumbleweed:

Anybody?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2022, 23:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By Bazzateer
Is there some sort of battery or capacitor in the...

Is there some sort of battery or capacitor in the IPK circuitry which needs to be charged ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2022, 22:53
Replies: 70
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bazzateer
An equivalent new car would cost more than...

An equivalent new car would cost more than £250/month I reckon.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2022, 18:01
Replies: 70
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bazzateer
If they make an electric car that can be driven...

If they make an electric car that can be driven like a proper manual (including a foot operated clutch) I may be interested. For me, driving is about more than getting from A to B, it's a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2022, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Bazzateer
Next to Essex! :duh:

Next to Essex! :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2022, 17:10
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Bazzateer
Stop feeding the cats. They'll be more vigorous...

Stop feeding the cats. They'll be more vigorous and proactive in catching mice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Bazzateer
My Dad turns 90 this year and has mentioned...

My Dad turns 90 this year and has mentioned giving up when the MoT test is due on his car.
He'll save money by getting taxis for the few runs he does.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 16:34
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Bazzateer
Essex I believe.

Essex I believe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 16:26
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Did mine on the ZT today. All running smoothly...

Did mine on the ZT today. All running smoothly now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2022, 16:22
Replies: 70
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bazzateer
Is the wallet too fat to fit in the cubby under...

Is the wallet too fat to fit in the cubby under the cup holder?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 12:38
Replies: 70
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bazzateer
Funnily enough I just swapped over the 1.8 75...

Funnily enough I just swapped over the 1.8 75 with the 2.5 ZT as the ZT needs some exercise. I don't tend to do huge mileage so 28mpg v 35 mpg won't hurt too much.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 12:33
Replies: 70
Views: 4,092
Posted By Bazzateer
Nor financially once you factor in purchase price...

Nor financially once you factor in purchase price and battery replacement.
Nor environmentally .......................................
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 19:16
Replies: 33
Views: 4,386
Posted By Bazzateer
Quite a few K100, 1100 and 1200 engines are...

Quite a few K100, 1100 and 1200 engines are finding their way into the back of Imps these days, including one of mine one day. :devil:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 18:50
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By Bazzateer
That's good stuff, fat bloke down the pub swears...

That's good stuff, fat bloke down the pub swears by it!
Forum: Humour Corner 8th March 2022, 21:57
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Bazzateer
He sounds like a bit of a live wire! Maybe he...

He sounds like a bit of a live wire! Maybe he should be grounded at ohm?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2022, 20:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Bazzateer
Do you know, I saw it at the time but cannot...

Do you know, I saw it at the time but cannot recall the colour although I think it was a bright colour. Did they do the V8 in Trophy Blue?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2022, 20:48
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By Bazzateer
The Rover has your husband? Has it demanded a...

The Rover has your husband? Has it demanded a ransom?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Bazzateer
Indeed, mine was from there, it still has the key...

Indeed, mine was from there, it still has the key fobs. Back in 06 or 07 they had a brand new unsold ZT V8 up for about £12k, nobody wanted them back then!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 17:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By Bazzateer
My ZT is an RX prefix. It was built in Feb 2005...

My ZT is an RX prefix. It was built in Feb 2005 but not registered until Jan 2006 so maybe some of the last cars were bought by a Reading based dealer at a knock down price because they weren't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 16:27
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By Bazzateer
Funnily enough, now also having ZT 190 it drives...

Funnily enough, now also having ZT 190 it drives in a similar fashion to the Imp, it begs you to rev the nuts of it! :devil: Very similar driving style. The 1.8 Rover is completely different.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 00:41
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By Bazzateer
Checked my 75 today, 3 sweeps.

Checked my 75 today, 3 sweeps.
Forum: Was it you? 6th March 2022, 00:37
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Bazzateer
Me again today, southbound about 1145 and...

Me again today, southbound about 1145 and northbound about 2045, Royal Blue 75.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 00:33
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Drove the ZT to where the 75 was parked and took...

Drove the ZT to where the 75 was parked and took the 75 down to see the family in Fareham. Drove faultlessly as expected. Going to brim the tank tomorrow and check the consumption, expecting about...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2022, 17:36
Replies: 51
Views: 2,351
Posted By Bazzateer
Jeez! What were those made of, cheese?

Jeez!

What were those made of, cheese?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2022, 08:53
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
Shame, I could have saved the cost of my online...

Shame, I could have saved the cost of my online course. It was on Monday, quite interesting to see that most attendees were around my age with just 2 youngsters.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd March 2022, 20:45
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By Bazzateer
CD80 Welcome screen change ???

Now I have got my CD80 working (not the multi-changer at present though) I was wondering if there's a way to change the welcome screen from "ROVER" to "MG"?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 2nd March 2022, 18:18
Replies: 28
Views: 1,561
Posted By Bazzateer
Yes please, eating.

Yes please, eating.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 18:09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bazzateer
Only been in that situation once 15 yrs ago when...

Only been in that situation once 15 yrs ago when my Vectra estate was rear ended.
While awaiting the other party's assessment of the value I looked online for similar cars that had sold and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 16:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bazzateer
You're happy with the outcome so it's a win for...

You're happy with the outcome so it's a win for you. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 10:20
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By Bazzateer
3 sweeps on my 2006 ZT. Can't check my 2003...

3 sweeps on my 2006 ZT.

Can't check my 2003 75 as it's away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 20:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bazzateer
If that was their first offer you could have got...

If that was their first offer you could have got more. Decent result though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2022, 16:27
Replies: 24
Views: 1,236
Posted By Bazzateer
If it was loose it would probably not creak. ...

If it was loose it would probably not creak. It's likely partially seized (stiff) hence the suggestions for grease.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 1st March 2022, 15:00
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Bazzateer
Sorted! Took several attempts waiting 30 mins...

Sorted! Took several attempts waiting 30 mins each time but finally got it to work. In-built CD works as well. There is a multi-changer in the boot which I haven't tried yet, but it's good to have...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th February 2022, 18:03
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Bazzateer
Having read through the first thread and pm'd the...

Having read through the first thread and pm'd the Disco chap only to discover his inbox is full and not accepting new messages I turned to the second link from Peter. A very old thread, but as mine...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th February 2022, 16:36
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Bazzateer
Cheers Peter. Will try to make the next one.

Cheers Peter. Will try to make the next one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2022, 16:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By Bazzateer
My 03 75 1.8 is comfy with surprisingly decent...

My 03 75 1.8 is comfy with surprisingly decent handling.
My 05 ZT 190+ handles really well for fwd, yet has a compliant ride, not at all harsh.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2022, 17:24
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Pulled the stereo on the ZT in the hope of...

Pulled the stereo on the ZT in the hope of finding a code written thereon. No such luck.
Posted a thread in the ICE forum asking for advice on obtaining a code.
Baz
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 26th February 2022, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 928
Posted By Bazzateer
Radio code required

Hi, I have tried the search etc and there seems to be a suggestion in older threads that radio codes for MG Rover stereos may have been available from someone on the forum.

Is this still the case...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 26th February 2022, 12:36
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By Bazzateer
Sorry Pete but I'll have to miss this one. As is...

Sorry Pete but I'll have to miss this one. As is often the case something has come up at the last minute!

Next time hopefully.
Forum: Events and Meets 25th February 2022, 17:56
Replies: 147
Views: 36,983
Posted By Bazzateer
This forum is far more active than the Imp Club...

This forum is far more active than the Imp Club forum and there seem to be dozens of new members every week or so. I wouldn't write it off just yet!
Forum: Events and Meets 24th February 2022, 22:05
Replies: 147
Views: 36,983
Posted By Bazzateer
Sadly, Facebook has killed off a number of forums...

Sadly, Facebook has killed off a number of forums and clubs.
Anyone in the Imp Club can organise a meet, as long as they inform the events organiser they can be covered by the Club's PLI. Maybe,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2022, 15:32
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Thanks to Reebs on here who has informed me that...

Thanks to Reebs on here who has informed me that my new ZT is the last ever made (of just 22) 190+ saloon in Royal Blue.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 23rd February 2022, 20:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,654
Posted By Bazzateer
Just checked my 75 V5 and you're right. Blooming...

Just checked my 75 V5 and you're right. Blooming GDPR!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2022, 20:20
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Bazzateer
All the best people come from Fareham. Just...

All the best people come from Fareham. Just saying...........
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2022, 19:52
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By Bazzateer
I used the battery group in Barnsley. Ordered...

I used the battery group in Barnsley.
Ordered from their website before lunch and it arrived the next day. Good price too.

Batterygroup.co.uk
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2022, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By Bazzateer
I think you missed out "enough"! :}

I think you missed out "enough"! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2022, 21:31
Replies: 39
Views: 2,528
Posted By Bazzateer
A proper mechanical handbrake can help a lot too.

A proper mechanical handbrake can help a lot too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2022, 20:47
Replies: 7
Views: 761
Posted By Bazzateer
Linky no worky :shrug:

Linky no worky :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2022, 20:24
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Bazzateer
Rather than use a screwdriver and risk damaging...

Rather than use a screwdriver and risk damaging paintwork or stabbing yourself you could try running some strong fishing line or similar behind the badge to cut through the adhesive.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2022, 20:21
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
I thought they were the same, thought it was just...

I thought they were the same, thought it was just the diesels that had higher gearing?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2022, 20:05
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Picked up my new (to me) 06 ZT 190+ saloon in...

Picked up my new (to me) 06 ZT 190+ saloon in Royal Blue (matches the 75:} ) and drove it the 120 miles home. More than the 75 it cries out for a 6th gear. Great drive though. It has some of the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2022, 21:15
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Bazzateer
The road up there

The road up there
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2022, 21:12
Replies: 16
Views: 634
Posted By Bazzateer
Went up to Glenshee a couple of years back with...

Went up to Glenshee a couple of years back with the Imp Club.
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2022, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Bazzateer
Been a Great Uncle for 23 yrs, 2 Great Nephews...

Been a Great Uncle for 23 yrs, 2 Great Nephews and a Great Niece. My eldest Gt N might even make me a Gt Gt Uncle before too soon. I'm only 55!
Forum: Was it you? 16th February 2022, 21:40
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Bazzateer
Previous Saturday morning that would have been me...

Previous Saturday morning that would have been me in my Royal Blue 1.8 Club SE. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2022, 18:05
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By Bazzateer
If only he could get in the car to try that!...

If only he could get in the car to try that! :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2022, 18:00
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bazzateer
So the standard set up still parks if you turn...

So the standard set up still parks if you turn the ignition off mid sweep?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2022, 17:51
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By Bazzateer
Peter James (the original 'James' in FJ) added my...

Peter James (the original 'James' in FJ) added my 2003 75 to my classics policy along with the Singer, Sunbeam and Datsun but won't add my 2006 ZT (picking it up on Saturday) due to it's age.
I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2022, 16:23
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Bazzateer
Saw that, Sell - keep - sell ..........

Saw that, Sell - keep - sell ..........
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2022, 11:05
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
In relation to speeding at least one earlier...

In relation to speeding at least one earlier contributor to this thread!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2022, 22:19
Replies: 40
Views: 5,721
Posted By Bazzateer
Road tax was replaced decades ago by vehicle...

Road tax was replaced decades ago by vehicle excise duty. It's a tax on ownership, not road use. Interesting idea though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th February 2022, 20:18
Replies: 33
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bazzateer
Going with what you know to be good is rarely the...

Going with what you know to be good is rarely the wrong choice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2022, 20:02
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
I completely understand (been there myself) but...

I completely understand (been there myself) but the counter argument would be since you're unfamiliar with the area you should be paying extra attention to your surroundings.

In the past I heard...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2022, 19:54
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By Bazzateer
When I had my Frogeye in the 90s a brand new...

When I had my Frogeye in the 90s a brand new water pump was 30 quid and took 20 minutes to fit, on my drive with some basic hand tools.
At the same time my then Father-in-law had to get a new water...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2022, 17:38
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
If there were no signs for the bus lane you...

If there were no signs for the bus lane you should have challenged it. If there were signs and you missed them I'm afraid it's down to you. Being unfamiliar with a location is no defence as the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2022, 17:03
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
Just remember those are merely guidelines issued...

Just remember those are merely guidelines issued by ACPO many years ago. They are not law and are not a defence.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2022, 13:17
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
No speedie? No believee! :}

No speedie? No believee! :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2022, 23:21
Replies: 33
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bazzateer
I have the PSs on my 530d and agree they're...

I have the PSs on my 530d and agree they're great. They replaced some RSs which again, I agree are great tyres.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 23:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bazzateer
Why would you want to do that? :shrug:

Why would you want to do that? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 23:01
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By Bazzateer
Seen a few of your vids Tom. Wouldn't want to be...

Seen a few of your vids Tom. Wouldn't want to be working on any of my cars at the side of the road!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 12:12
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Fitted a couple of real fake walnut sections to...

Fitted a couple of real fake walnut sections to the climate control and stereo fascias on the 75.
Before and after:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 22:39
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Pretty sure I've fixed the leaks in mine for now....

Pretty sure I've fixed the leaks in mine for now. The next downpour will tell!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 22:33
Replies: 52
Views: 3,734
Posted By Bazzateer
:shrug::shrug::shrug::shrug: Blind...

:shrug::shrug::shrug::shrug:



Blind Bambi here. .................................... (no eye deer)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 18:51
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Fitted new spare wheel cover with carpet using...

Fitted new spare wheel cover with carpet using marine ply. Took a while but is OK.
Tried to fix the boot lock using the screw method. All went well until refitting when the little circlip pinged...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 18:36
Replies: 102
Views: 5,039
Posted By Bazzateer
I got caught a couple of months ago, speed...

I got caught a couple of months ago, speed awareness course later this month. Divide the cost up amongst all the times I've exceeded the limit when driving (probably every time I've driven) and it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th February 2022, 20:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,307
Posted By Bazzateer
I have a 24v Clarke which is great for the big...

I have a 24v Clarke which is great for the big jobs and an 18v Ryobi for more general stuff.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 20:22
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By Bazzateer
Michelin tyres are the best quality on the...

Michelin tyres are the best quality on the market, have been for over 35 years from when I was a tyre fitter. But, they are expensive. I had Uniroyal Rainsport 3 tyres on my BMW 530D touring and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 20:08
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
As a former dog owner and lifetime dog lover...

As a former dog owner and lifetime dog lover (will have another when I retire) it saddens me to hear this. However, in my old career when we had a vehicle accident where no other vehicle was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 19:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Bazzateer
You'll get a life ban and a 300 quid fine. Tell...

You'll get a life ban and a 300 quid fine. Tell you what, I'll do you a favour. I'll give you 300 quid for the car since you won't need it any more and you use the cash for the fine.

Sorted!:} ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2022, 20:43
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Bazzateer
Garmin for me.

Garmin for me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2022, 23:50
Replies: 33
Views: 1,920
Posted By Bazzateer
Having been a tyre fitter in a previous life I...

Having been a tyre fitter in a previous life I will always go for Michelin when I can afford to. You won't go far wrong with any of the more well known and established brands like Goodyear, Avon,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2022, 23:43
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Bazzateer
Saw that earlier. Lots of MG-Rover content.

Saw that earlier. Lots of MG-Rover content.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2022, 08:44
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Weekend

Drover the Rover 200 miles to visit family and friends over the weekend. Drove faultlessly and did 35mpg with mixed driving, not too bad considering the low gearing (she's crying out for a 6th...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2022, 23:59
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Drove it down to the south coast to check in on...

Drove it down to the south coast to check in on my parents, a couple of my brothers and tomorrow, my best mate from school days. Performed impeccably so far.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2022, 23:52
Replies: 928
Views: 773,333
Posted By Bazzateer
On mine a prevoius owner has glued the offside...

On mine a prevoius owner has glued the offside light to the body with a very strong adhesive so it wont come off without a fight. I have a second hand unit now but as it does not appear to be...
Forum: Was it you? 5th February 2022, 23:48
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By Bazzateer
Silver Toured M3 southbound

(Tourer, not Toured, obvs!)


This morning around 1115-ish. I was in my Royal blue 1.8.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2022, 10:11
Replies: 13,655
Views: 1,426,243
Posted By Bazzateer
Yesterday

Took the 75 to the local hand car wash team to clean off the road grime. They use the usual power washers and do a decent enough job. Got it home and checked the blue paper towels in the boot for...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 2nd February 2022, 21:29
Replies: 20
Views: 4,407
Posted By Bazzateer
Isn't that one of the ones with the Elvis quiff...

Isn't that one of the ones with the Elvis quiff above the cab?
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