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Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 17:02
Replies: 6
Views: 105
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Something I learned in the aircraft industry is...

Something I learned in the aircraft industry is there is nothing worse than cheap drill bits. They break, and go dull quickly and can lead to frustration damage and even injury trying to make them do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 16:45
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Depends on the body condition doesn't it. You...

Depends on the body condition doesn't it.
You can always fix any mechanical issues but if it happens
to be rust free it has the potential of being a decent car.
An hour with a blow dryer would get...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2019, 06:06
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
When I painted my calipers I brushed them off...

When I painted my calipers I brushed them off with a stiff wire brush and wiped them down with thinners.
I had a spray can of silver VHT paint on hand so I masked off what I didn't want paint on and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2019, 05:49
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's always nice to get a break, even a little...

It's always nice to get a break, even a little one. :sunny:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 23:25
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I was able to fit one of those E-bay Chinese fob...

I was able to fit one of those E-bay Chinese fob cases to my existing key blade.
It was quite close but required a bit of dremelling on the blade to make it fit.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 22:27
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Scared the living daylights out of myself. ...

Scared the living daylights out of myself.
Three weeks ago I did the timing belts on my 190. Two weeks ago
I had it apart again to fix an error I made on the belt tensioner.
Thursday I had it on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 18:11
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's frustrating as it's a simple part and it...

It's frustrating as it's a simple part and it should be no big deal to manufacture one that lasts. A small manufacturer would be able to make a durable drop link in small quantities to at least...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 16:49
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's a common problem. There are companies that...

It's a common problem.
There are companies that make beautifully machined versions to upgrade the MGF drop links.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2019, 16:46
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
A forgotten skill from olden days! Much like...

A forgotten skill from olden days! Much like changing TV channels without a remote!:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2019, 01:52
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Ravenol also makes an MTF94 rated oil. A lot...

Ravenol also makes an MTF94 rated oil.
A lot of the MGF guys use Honda MTF with good results.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 01:46
Replies: 20
Views: 808
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The release bearing on my ZT190 was making...

The release bearing on my ZT190 was making ominous noises
After changing the clutch I was amazed how much lighter the pedal was.
It took a bit of getting used to! I hadnt realised how heavy the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 01:35
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I retrimmed the hardtop on my MGF using foam...

I retrimmed the hardtop on my MGF using foam backed headliner material.
I sourced the material on E-bay. Search "Headliner Fabric"
As was said above the problem isn't the glue, it's the foam...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 00:07
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
After all the work I have done on my ZT lately I...

After all the work I have done on my ZT lately I have taken the weekend off.
Well, almost!
The big job of the day was replacing the seals on my header tank pressure cap with a viton seal kit. The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2019, 16:58
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Any brand name platinum/iridium plug should work...

Any brand name platinum/iridium plug should work well.
I just put a set of Densos in mine.
Don't cheap out as you don't want to do the job more often than necessary!

I did mine when I did my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2019, 01:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,342
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I did the same as BigJohn. I had the floor of my...

I did the same as BigJohn. I had the floor of my new garage professionally coated with epoxy and the stuff is wonderful. I have even dropped a jackstand on the floor without any damage. I understand...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2019, 01:16
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I'll bet they were Freelander parts with the...

I'll bet they were Freelander parts with the quick release fittings.
When I had my Freelander I bought a ZT thermostat by mistake and had to buy a ZT so that the parts wouldn't go to waste! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2019, 01:54
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
OEM implies that the parts were made by the...

OEM implies that the parts were made by the original supplier and in theory the quality should be the same. Keep in mind that most MGR parts for sale today were made long after they went bust....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2019, 02:23
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I had an annoying clunk when starting off and...

I had an annoying clunk when starting off and when stopping on my ZT190. I changed the droplinks but no improvement. I was under the car last week changing the oil and noticed that the bolts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2019, 02:56
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
If there were a data sheet with the tensioner...

If there were a data sheet with the tensioner that would have helped as
the manuals (I had the factory manual, the Haynes manual and the factory Freelander manual open as well) say nothing about...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 13:27
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks for that Simon. I only referred to the...

Thanks for that Simon.
I only referred to the factory and Haynes manuals.:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2019, 04:14
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Simon, what are INA Instructions? The car is...

Simon, what are INA Instructions?
The car is running great now, much better than before the belt change, but I will pull the belt cover off as soon as possible to check that the tension isn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2019, 16:51
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's becoming a problem again here in Canada. ...

It's becoming a problem again here in Canada.
Fortunately they seem to be mostly targeting jacked up pickup trucks and 4X4s as they are easy to get under and are everywhere. The F-150 pickup has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2019, 22:51
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The job is done and the 190 is running nice and...

The job is done and the 190 is running nice and smooth. Mind you I haven't taken it on any road runs yet so it may well blow up on me yet.
The belts that were on it were not in the greatest shape as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2019, 09:07
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks Brian! These cars are full of surprises....

Thanks Brian!
These cars are full of surprises. Happily I don't have cruise control. :0 so that makes the plug redundant
BTW: the car started and ran after the cam belt change which makes me very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2019, 00:02
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
As my late Scouser Step-Dad would have said,...

As my late Scouser Step-Dad would have said, "What A Palaver!"
I did find the dropped hydramount nut, but it turned out to be a fluke.
I searched again this morning with no luck, so dismantled the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 19:00
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
That remains to be seen!

That remains to be seen!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 05:34
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
You must have it set on "REMAIN"

You must have it set on "REMAIN"
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 05:30
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Did you ever have one of those frustrating days? ...

Did you ever have one of those frustrating days?
Today, working on my ZT things went well, I removed the cam covers and resealed the gaskets, installed a new set of metal engine coolant pipes and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 00:20
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Believe it or not there was a tampon in there as...

Believe it or not there was a tampon in there as well (New in the wrapper)
I wonder what the story was behind that?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2019, 16:17
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The mileage is quite low, currently 119,000km...

The mileage is quite low, currently 119,000km 115,000 when I got it in July.
I don't have any service records but there was a sticker under the bonnet from a Mazda dealer in Rotterdam that makes me...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2019, 05:42
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I made a start on the cam belts today. Everything...

I made a start on the cam belts today. Everything that needs to be stripped off is off and tomorrow the new belts and other parts go on.
It's a good thing I had my self appointed 4000RPM rev limit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 05:07
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Doing the timing belts on my ZT190 today. Good...

Doing the timing belts on my ZT190 today.
Good progress made with everything apart and ready to put the new bits in tomorrow.
One nice surprise is what fell out when the wheelarch liner was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 22:38
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
WOW! Gives me a bit more respect for the humble...

WOW!
Gives me a bit more respect for the humble slave cylinder.
Yet another system on a car that operates under very harsh conditions.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 16:12
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Those 4 pins don't look all that strong. They...

Those 4 pins don't look all that strong. They would be strong enough for someone doing them up properly using a torque wrench but an air gun in the hands of a tireman in a hurry would make short work...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 16:01
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I have seen them on e-bay. The original pipes...

I have seen them on e-bay.
The original pipes on my ZT have lasted 17 years and are now looking scabby, but I won't be driving it 17 years from now so I expect the new mild steel pipes will work...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 15:55
Replies: 62
Views: 1,836
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
If I had stuck with that first MGB I would have...

If I had stuck with that first MGB I would have saved a fortune!
(I would have had less fun though!)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 04:30
Replies: 62
Views: 1,836
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Mostly British cars for me...In order: 1974 MGB...

Mostly British cars for me...In order:
1974 MGB bought new
1969 Mini Cooper 998
1972 MGB-GT
1969 MGB-GT
1975 MGB
1974 Landy Series 2A 88
1958 MGA
1959 MGA Twin-Cam
1978 Chevy Monza V6
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 04:13
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I had a Tazu slave and a Borg and Beck clutch...

I had a Tazu slave and a Borg and Beck clutch fitted to my ZT190 a couple of weeks ago. Its working well and the action is much lighter than the old clutch.
I do about 1000 miles a month, much of it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 04:06
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
This afternoon UPS dropped off a pair of...

This afternoon UPS dropped off a pair of suspension arms from DMGRS.
Four days delivery from the UK to the Pacific Coast of Canada.
Pretty good...Too good as a matter of fact as Mrs. RIV is leaving...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 03:58
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The Powerflex bushing is a real workout to fit to...

The Powerflex bushing is a real workout to fit to the bracket.
Its one of those jobs where having 3 hands would be a real asset.
I was on the verge of giving up but realised if I left it till the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 03:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,521
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
My arms arrived from DMGRS today. Lets hope...

My arms arrived from DMGRS today.
Lets hope this gets rid of that annoying clunk!
Thanks everyone for the tips above.:bowdown:

http://www.fototime.com/77142086E0281AB/standard.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2019, 03:32
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
If you go to the home page on their site and...

If you go to the home page on their site and click the "Mega Clearance" banner you will be taken to the sale pages. I just bought the metal pipe & hose assembly for 60. quid. They have several other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 04:05
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I had an intake manifold to head gasket spring a...

I had an intake manifold to head gasket spring a leak.
As for the steel pipe assembly across the front of the engine Rimmers currently has them on clearance along with some other V6 hoses.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2019, 03:35
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Reading the threads posted above makes me realise...

Reading the threads posted above makes me realise how forgiving the KV6 is.
My Freelander ended up with only one of it's original cams. A previous mechanic had broken the end off one of the exhaust...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2019, 03:05
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I own the tools is why. I admit mine aren't the...

I own the tools is why.
I admit mine aren't the factory tools but this is the third, and I am hoping, last time I will have to use them. The set cost me $123.00cdn which amounts to about 80 quid...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2019, 02:05
Replies: 18
Views: 933
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
OMG! Those Cam Belt Threads!

I have been reading through a number of threads on the forum covering changing the cam belts on the KV6.
I have done the job successfully twice myself, both times on Freelanders.
Now that I have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 00:40
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I straightened out the arm on my Headlamp...

I straightened out the arm on my Headlamp levelling unit. It came back bent after the clutch shop replaced it in the wrong position. I can't really fault them as this was the first ZT they had ever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2019, 19:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
We are very lucky that MGR collapsed while our...

We are very lucky that MGR collapsed while our cars were still in full production. The factory pipelines and dealerships were stocked with parts, many of which are still available today. We are also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 03:20
Replies: 518
Views: 36,959
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I picked the ZT up from the transmission shop...

I picked the ZT up from the transmission shop today with it's new clutch installed. The difference in function is striking. The old clutch needed strong leg muscles to operate. Now it is very light...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2019, 01:58
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I just got my ZT back from the transmission shop...

I just got my ZT back from the transmission shop after having them do the clutch. Their comment on the clutch master..."What a stupid design. What were they thinking?":duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2019, 05:09
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
On my car a previous owner had the same issue. ...

On my car a previous owner had the same issue.
One catch released and the other did not.
He used a Sawzall (don't recall what you brits call them) with a long metal cutting blade and cut the pin...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 03:18
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Engine lower mount Drop links Ball joints ...

Engine lower mount
Drop links
Ball joints
Subframe mounts
Engine mount
Lots of other stuff

I have done the first two on my ZT and still have a clunk.
The mount was definately shot, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2019, 03:13
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It would be more likely to ooze. The dust on the...

It would be more likely to ooze. The dust on the slave would absorb most of the fluid making it look black and muddy.
If the leak was more than an ooze (drip, squirt, gush...) the slave would stop...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2019, 22:28
Replies: 23
Views: 1,224
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It amazes me how far RC aircraft have come....

It amazes me how far RC aircraft have come. Modern electric motors and control systems have transformed the hobby and made it much simpler and certainly more reliable.
Back in my teems I flew gas...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2019, 21:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,603
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
My MGF was featured in MG Enthusiast a couple of...

My MGF was featured in MG Enthusiast a couple of years ago.
It's exciting to see your pride and joy in print.
Maybe when I get my ZT the way I want it I will give their local correspondent a ring....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2019, 02:55
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Here's another task that should be simple. ...

Here's another task that should be simple.

Pollen Filter.
For the money BMW gave Rover to develop the car you'd think someone would have realised that it is a terrible design!
No wonder they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2019, 19:02
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's amazing what someone with knowhow can do...

It's amazing what someone with knowhow can do with a handful of relays. (Not me unfortunately!) If the powerfold mirrors aren't controlled by an ECU I'm sure that one of our electrical wizards like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2019, 05:32
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The front drop links, specifically the top nut. ...

The front drop links, specifically the top nut.
How difficult would it have been to design the rotten thing
so that you could get tools on the nut.
I have managed to live over 60 years without...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2019, 05:17
Replies: 77
Views: 3,454
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Earlier this summer, within a 5 minute span I saw...

Earlier this summer, within a 5 minute span I saw a white Bentley Bentayga with red pinstriping and a white Cullinan with red pinstriping.
The Cullinan actually made the Bentayga look good!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2019, 01:48
Replies: 77
Views: 3,454
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
What is it with Nissan? As awful as the Juke is...

What is it with Nissan?
As awful as the Juke is they also make an abomination (not sure if it is sold in the UK) called the Murano Convertible. It's much larger than the Juke and even more pukey....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2019, 01:30
Replies: 74
Views: 7,944
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Just reading all these lists of jobs to do/done...

Just reading all these lists of jobs to do/done has left me exhausted!
I have had my ZT190 for two months now and am doing an abbreviated version of your exhaustive list. And in those 2 months I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2019, 01:37
Replies: 518
Views: 36,959
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Normally I do all my own work but after wrestling...

Normally I do all my own work but after wrestling the gearbox back into my MGF a few months ago and causing a bout of atrial fibrillation I decided I am getting too old for the heavy stuff. I am...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2019, 02:49
Replies: 518
Views: 36,959
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I didn't change the clutch on my ZT today.....But...

I didn't change the clutch on my ZT today.....But I did manage to book it in at a trusted local transmission shop to have it changed next Tuesday. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2019, 17:13
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I can relate...Here in Western Canada no-one has...

I can relate...Here in Western Canada no-one has ever seen a ZT.
I have had people ask me if my car is an Alfa, a Maserati, and one even thought it was a Bentley! Buying a ZT isn't nearly as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd August 2019, 02:49
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Good Comments John! It must have gotten your...

Good Comments John!
It must have gotten your goat to have the ZT break down on such a special day.
You are right, if the slave was outside the bell housing the job would be simple, although in my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2019, 03:10
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I don't know if it is available in the UK but the...

I don't know if it is available in the UK but the best lubricant I have found for hinges is a US product called Tri-Flow. It is a penetrating oil containing Teflon. The oil wicks it in then leaves a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 23:06
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
My Chinese reset tool does nothing. :( MY...

My Chinese reset tool does nothing. :(
MY service Interval indicator is currenty reading 15,800km.
About to try resetting it using TOAF.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 22:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,036
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
They don't hesitate to make an error right...

They don't hesitate to make an error right either.
I ordered a pair of their clearance door cards for my MGF and one arrived with the wrong colour insert.
I sent them a polite e-mail and they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 22:32
Replies: 518
Views: 36,959
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Lovely Triumphs! A couple of weeks ago on my...

Lovely Triumphs!
A couple of weeks ago on my drive in to work in the ZT I was passed by a cracking Bonnie.
At first I thought it was restored then saw that some of the brackets etc were plastic and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 16:58
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Roverbarmy's reply that narrows it down to pretty...

Roverbarmy's reply that narrows it down to pretty much every part forward of the firewall is a bit depressing. In my ZT I replaced the lower mount, which definitely needed doing and the drop links...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 01:17
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
MacAfee, I have a Haynes and it and the factory...

MacAfee, I have a Haynes and it and the factory manual will be in the car in case they find the need. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 19:00
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
That's my thinking, I just want them to be...

That's my thinking, I just want them to be assured that my oddball car won't be tying up their shop for longer than necessary.
Most mechanics can't be bothered watching videos as they already know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 17:12
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Great result! Not sure of the best coating to...

Great result! Not sure of the best coating to protect them though.
I have used spray bombs of epoxy clearcoat with good results but don't know the badges would react to it.
I have the same issue...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 17:02
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Just a question.... I've been giving this task...

Just a question....
I've been giving this task a lot of thought and considering the amount of
heavy work involved I am going to talk to a trusted local transmission shop about doing the job for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 03:41
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Well, This morning's 05:30 run to work was much...

Well, This morning's 05:30 run to work was much cooler and there was no evidence of the ticking noise until I reached the lot at work, and it was much quieter. The run home was hotter, but about 3C...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 13:25
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Rats! That's pretty much what I thought. I'll...

Rats! That's pretty much what I thought.
I'll order the parts today. Hopefully it will hold
together till they arrive.

Here's a question...I have an MGF clutch alignment tool
Does anyone know...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 03:01
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Oh No! Clutch Noise

Today when I got home from a long, hot, stop and go commute
I found a new noise. When the clutch pedal is depressed I get a
TICK, TICK, TICK, quite loud. :(
I've never heard this on a car I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 03:44
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Good Information! After having a digital speed...

Good Information!
After having a digital speed readout on my old Freelander I have been missing it on the ZT. Does it have a digital time of day readout as well?

I will have to break out TOAF on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 19:32
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Took my ZT190 to the Vancouver Cars and Coffee...

Took my ZT190 to the Vancouver Cars and Coffee yesterday.
A good turnout of 200 or so cars. I didn't get any pictures of the ZT but here are some oddities from the event. :)

Contrast...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2019, 02:57
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
After I installed my yellow poly mount I was...

After I installed my yellow poly mount I was surprised that it could be seen from above. The old black one just blended in to the blackness.
After all the talk of the bushings popping out it's nice...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 04:57
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
hinged_bap The Scotchloks may have identified...

hinged_bap
The Scotchloks may have identified the problem but now that you have proved the connectors are the problem it would be prudent to remove the jumpers and connectors and join the wires...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2019, 03:41
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Trikey, The good prices on pencil coils is one of...

Trikey, The good prices on pencil coils is one of the things that got me thinking about changing

Thanks Phil.
That's good information. There are plenty of dead and dying Freelanders here so cam...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 01:30
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Having had a stainless braided oil pressure hose...

Having had a stainless braided oil pressure hose fail at 80MPH on a busy highway (In another country at that!) I tend to be sceptical of braided hoses.
The nylon (?) core parted ways with the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 01:46
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Pencil Coil Conversion-V6?

Here's a question, Is it possible to convert a car (Mine is a ZT190) with the early style coils (3 pencil, 3 short) to the later style 6 pencil coils?
I would like to change to the later Beru coils...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2019, 00:41
Replies: 38
Views: 1,336
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Is there a source for replacement MG badges for...

Is there a source for replacement MG badges for the centers?
I have a set of new plastic centers but would prefer to have the existing metal ones refinished when I get the wheels done.
I suppose...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 20:51
Replies: 45
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Very Close rab60bit! It is a CF101 Voodoo, but...

Very Close rab60bit!
It is a CF101 Voodoo, but the picture was taken at CFB Comox on Vancouver Island. The Voodoos were retired in the early 1980s when the RCAF went to CF18 Hornets (Which the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 17:00
Replies: 45
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I've only had my ZT190 for a month but it is now...

I've only had my ZT190 for a month but it is now my daily driver doing about 75km a day.
I'm hoping that both of us can retire in the next year or two. :driving:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 04:36
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I have that download and it is a helpful...

I have that download and it is a helpful reference but just scratches the surface.
It seems to be typical though. Blackbox doesn't publish any tutorials or instructions for their software, however...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 01:54
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Very nice Rick! I'm lucky that you are half a...

Very nice Rick!
I'm lucky that you are half a world away from me or I would be in the same boat as Russel, credit card wise.
I particularly like that climate panel with the big display. Is that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 01:45
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Good information! I haven't had any luck using...

Good information!
I haven't had any luck using my BMW reset tool or the paperclip method
(I really don't like sticking bits of wire into the socket-seems like a recipe for disaster! :eek:)
I have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 01:33
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Here's a link to an MGR video to amaze and baffle...

Here's a link to an MGR video to amaze and baffle VVC owners.

https://youtu.be/mKlB8zDI3PA

The VVC was obviously developed in a design office filled with blokes with very large...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 01:10
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I had a similar happy experience at a local tyre...

I had a similar happy experience at a local tyre shop recently.
When I picked the car up there was a card on the seat stating that the wheels had been torques up to 92 ft-lbs and the tyres checked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 01:00
Replies: 44
Views: 2,436
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Well, That was a no-fun afternoon! I just...

Well, That was a no-fun afternoon!
I just changed my first set of ZT front drop links and was disappointed to find they were part of another sub-assembly designed for the production line, not for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2019, 05:22
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's a wonder the AA man only pulled out one...

It's a wonder the AA man only pulled out one socket!
I'm sure most ZTs have a few miscellaneous tools hidden in them.
I once found a 15mm wrench in the subframe of my MGF that had been missing for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2019, 05:06
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I have a Pittasoft dash cam wired to terminal 11...

I have a Pittasoft dash cam wired to terminal 11 (accessory) in my under-dash fuse box using a piggy-back fuse. It is controlled by the ignition. According to my dash cam dealer you can run down a...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th July 2019, 13:26
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Found on E-Bay

Found on E-Bay
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2019, 03:14
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I have a similar noise on my ZT190. I replaced...

I have a similar noise on my ZT190.
I replaced the totally shot lower mount last weekend but now have a
distinct RAP that sounds like someone tapping the firewall at low speeds, or even when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 01:59
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Looks like I will be adding some planks to my...

Looks like I will be adding some planks to my ramps. If they get much longer I'll need a longer garage!
After being frustrated with the approach angle I went on Amazon and priced out some "Race...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2019, 01:22
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
This is starting to sound like a Monty Python...

This is starting to sound like a Monty Python skit!
Oy, I had t'job dome fifteen minutes before I started. Didnae need a jack, I blocked it up with a matchbox in the middle of the road...…..
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2019, 19:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Microfiche worked well for parts catalogs but not...

Microfiche worked well for parts catalogs but not some other documents.
Some years ago many archives were microfiching their documents then disposing of the originals. Now that exact duplicate...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2019, 06:20
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It was a beautiful sunny day here today so of...

It was a beautiful sunny day here today so of course I spent all afternoon in the garage changing the Lower engine steady rubbers for poly.
While the undertray was off I was able to install a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2019, 02:54
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Well, That wasn't much fun. I installed the...

Well, That wasn't much fun.
I installed the poly bushings today, what an awkward job.
Things came apart quite well. The O2 sensor was in the way of the rear bushing bolt but a bit of levering got...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 03:39
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I ran into the same issue a month ago. The...

I ran into the same issue a month ago.
The traction control connector is a nicely made plug with the cable moulded on and is stamped with "BMW". If you don't have traction control just leave it be....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2019, 01:23
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks for that. I'm looking at replacing my CD...

Thanks for that.
I'm looking at replacing my CD changer with a Bluetooth unit so this is good information.
Has anyone tried one of the Bluetooth adaptors that uses the CD changer plug?
They sound...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 03:08
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I do like the arty rust treatment on the bonnet...

I do like the arty rust treatment on the bonnet and boot but the rest of it is just plain tacky!

This is how they do Rat Rods where I come from. :)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 03:17
Replies: 518
Views: 36,959
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I didn't find the rattle on the gearbox end of my...

I didn't find the rattle on the gearbox end of my V6 when it's hot.
Mind you I am waiting for the poly bushings for the lower engine mount to arrive as that may do the trick. There really isn't much...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 20:08
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Cheers Arctic! That's pretty much what I thought...

Cheers Arctic! That's pretty much what I thought but the wood pusher is a good idea.
Dawn, glad yours worked out!
I will post my results.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2019, 19:58
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Yes they were! Around here McLarens, Lambos and...

Yes they were!
Around here McLarens, Lambos and Ferraris are much more common than ZTs. :D

A couple of weeks ago a McLaren driver here had his new car impounded within 10 minutes of taking...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th July 2019, 19:47
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks Andy! Will PM with my details.:}

Thanks Andy!
Will PM with my details.:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 02:42
Replies: 297
Views: 41,060
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
OMG What a Rabbit Hole! I opened this thread...

OMG What a Rabbit Hole!

I opened this thread hoping to find a how-to giving hints on pressing Powerflex bushings into the original mount but WOW! What a journey.

I am expecting my poly bushes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 20:17
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I've had my ZT190 on the road for a week now and...

I've had my ZT190 on the road for a week now and have put on about 500km.
Not surprisingly it likes moving at speed more than stop and go traffic.
The ZT is running really well but that heavy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 20:01
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
WOW! Very pretty back box you have...

WOW! Very pretty back box you have there.:bowdown:
What is the make?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 06:08
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
And don't forget that MGR never intended for our...

And don't forget that MGR never intended for our cars to be on the road 20 years later. That wouldn't be good for business!
The Jatco autos really do benefit from a drain and fill occasionally. I...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2019, 03:58
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
V6 Timing Belt Covers-FOUND

I'm looking for a set of KV6 timing belt covers for the front end of the Right/Rear bank. I need both the inner and outer parts of the plastic housing with the mounting bolt lug and insert intact....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 02:15
Replies: 60
Views: 2,856
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
The number of ZTs where I live has increased by...

The number of ZTs where I live has increased by 100% since I bought mine.
(Or is it more than that as it's the only one here?)

When you think of it our old cars are doing very well. No...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 02:04
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Today I drove my new to me ZT190 on my work...

Today I drove my new to me ZT190 on my work commute, 35km each way and I was happy with how the car ran, particularly in the heavy highway traffic on the way home. I had a Bozo in a BMW tailgating me...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 23:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Could be that Rimmers bought the balance. FWIW:...

Could be that Rimmers bought the balance.
FWIW: they also sell the proper Dzus-like fixing bolts.
Too bad Rover never fitted them with a retainer so they
wouldn't come off the undertray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 02:29
Replies: 19
Views: 888
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Some of them are emigrating! My ZT190 came from...

Some of them are emigrating!
My ZT190 came from the Netherlands as did two local Rover 75s and two MGFs.
They will be well taken care of here. :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 01:45
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I always use Castrol rubber grease but brake...

I always use Castrol rubber grease but brake fluid should give enough lubrication for assembly and should keep corrosion at bay as long as you keep the inlet hole plugged, as brake fluid will absorb...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 01:38
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Both A/C leaks and electrical gremlins can be...

Both A/C leaks and electrical gremlins can be intermittent issues.
It sounds to me like the Honda dealer gave you good service.
In the time till you return to the dealer it may be a good idea to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 13:22
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks! Twice as expensive to replace then! :(

Thanks!
Twice as expensive to replace then! :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 02:56
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Is this a Rain-Sensing Screen?

Here is my latest question. Is the windscreen on my ZT a rain-sensing screen?
Looking at the assembly behind the mirror I suspect it is but just want to find out for sure. :shrug:
Please ignore the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 04:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Vitesse, Slovcan Sewerman and Jon...It's good...

Vitesse, Slovcan Sewerman and Jon...It's good news from me!
I downloaded TOAF and picked up a BMW lead, which didn't quite work. (It communicated but I got error messages)
Then I sprung another 15...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 02:21
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
AHA! Thanks Arctic, no wonder I have never seen...

AHA!
Thanks Arctic, no wonder I have never seen one before.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2019, 01:09
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
So, What is this Gadget?

I was replacing the pads and rotors on my new to me ZT190 and spotted this BMW marked device on the rear suspension. I've never had anything like this on other cars I have owned.
Any idea what it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 04:55
Replies: 10
Views: 596
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
You're not alone mate. I just ordered a set of...

You're not alone mate. I just ordered a set of EBC brakes for my ZT from Rimmers to be shipped to me in Canada. Shipping alone was about 60 quid. I paid extra for 2 day shipping. It took them 5 days...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 29th June 2019, 16:32
Replies: 20
Views: 2,818
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Our safety test isn't nearly as rigorous as your...

Our safety test isn't nearly as rigorous as your MOT. It is carried out by licensed garages and is mainly a visual inspection following a checklist. We no longer have an annual safety or emissions...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 03:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
They are a handy multi-purpose tool, particularly...

They are a handy multi-purpose tool, particularly the cordless models. On the other hand what with cordless saws, angle grinders and drills nothing is safe from being stolen anymore.
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 28th June 2019, 03:14
Replies: 20
Views: 2,818
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks! I've owned MGs off and on since the 70's...

Thanks! I've owned MGs off and on since the 70's so I qualify for the madhouse. (Just ask my wife!):duh:
This isn't even my first (or second) 4-door MG so I should be officially certified Looney.
...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 27th June 2019, 02:42
Replies: 20
Views: 2,818
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
It's been a year since I joined the forum while...

It's been a year since I joined the forum while hoping to find myself a ZT.
Happily I have finally found one! My friend Jess, who is mainly a Rover guy was looking to slim down his collection of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 01:25
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
With the dipstick located where it is getting a...

With the dipstick located where it is getting a proper reading relies on the car being on a dead level surface.
I checked the oil level on my KV6 Freelander today with it parked on sideways angle,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 01:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
On LHD cars there is much less access to get at...

On LHD cars there is much less access to get at the cable joiner if it comes apart. With that in mind I lubricated the assembly, flipped the block and tie-wrapped it to the mounting panel. That's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 19:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Rimmers lists the undertray either with or...

Rimmers lists the undertray either with or without holes. The one without holes is much cheaper. Could be they are from a batch that never finished production before MGR went under.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 04:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Whoa, Never mind! Found some good info on another...

Whoa, Never mind! Found some good info on another thread.
Pics and all. :)

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=4692&highlight=bonnet+release+cable+divider
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 04:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I have found that my, new to me, ZT has at one...

I have found that my, new to me, ZT has at one time had the R/H bonnet catch cut off with a Sawzall (Jab-saw to you Brits I believe) with the resultant remaining damage from the cutting. The cable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 04:03
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Thanks for the leads on the Shannon tube all! ...

Thanks for the leads on the Shannon tube all!
Thankfully mine was in better condition than MGJohn's!
I'll be ordering one along with Jules' plenum guards.

Got the new pollen filter in today....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 18:10
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Changed the oil and filter on my new to me ZT...

Changed the oil and filter on my new to me ZT yesterday. I had the fun of removing an undertray for the first time. Note to self: Get the car higher before doing that next time!:duh:
Also installed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 01:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I just had mine off today. Mine was only missing...

I just had mine off today. Mine was only missing two, with one of them secured with a wire tie.
4 in the front, 2 at the front of the suspension mounts, 2 at the rear of the suspension mounts, and 2...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 03:27
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Over here in Canada we don't have Araldite but I...

Over here in Canada we don't have Araldite but I have used JB Weld for decades. I have used it to plug holes in engine blocks, and to repair a broken mounting boss for a thermostat on an old Chevy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 01:23
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Glenn, That's right, just the provincial safety...

Glenn,
That's right, just the provincial safety then I should be good to go.
John is a good guy to know if you have a modern MG or Rover in Canada.
He has a big collection of MGs, Rovers and other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 04:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
When did you move from BC Glen? Do you know John...

When did you move from BC Glen? Do you know John Stevenson from St. John's. He's another 75 owner.
There are lots of options for testing here now but they all have their pros and cons. When I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 03:24
Replies: 10,988
Views: 737,576
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I think you will like this picture. Read the...

I think you will like this picture. Read the origin on the label on the bag then check out the label on the switch inside. :duh:

http://www.fototime.com/BCEA0346B6AB12A/standard.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 03:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Update TOAF Found! Software Downloaded! ...

Update

TOAF Found!
Software Downloaded!
Cable Ordered!
$15.00 from Amazon, 2 day free delivery :D

I may have to get my tech-savvy son-in law to help me set it up but I'm on my way. I'll...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 01:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
That sounds like a great solution!:bowdown: ...

That sounds like a great solution!:bowdown:
Where can I get TOAF? (sounds kinda shady!)

Free sounds a lot better than 600 euros! I have Blackbox software for my MGF and Freelander and it is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 13:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,064
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Daytime Running Light Activation

Does anyone know if any of the aftermarket tools (Pscan etc.) can be used to activate the Daytime Running Light function on a ZT?
Where I live there are no T4s. I do have a Blackbox system but I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 01:41
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
One thing to watch for...The new fitting comes...

One thing to watch for...The new fitting comes with a shipping plug inserted. I thought that I had received the wrong size.....Again!
Fortunately I gave a tug on the plug (oo-er!) and it came out....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 01:33
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Simon, If you don't mind please post the...

Simon, If you don't mind please post the procedure. Checking the oil on my KV6's drives me to distraction. I usually wait a good long while to check after driving and the measurement varies...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th June 2019, 21:10
Replies: 543
Views: 170,792
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Oh-No! The impulse buying has begun. :shrug: ...

Oh-No! The impulse buying has begun. :shrug:

http://www.fototime.com/D38D7351409C592/standard.jpg
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th June 2019, 15:28
Replies: 543
Views: 170,792
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
Luckily rust isn't an issue here but I am going...

Luckily rust isn't an issue here but I am going to load up the box section underneath with Boeshield as insurance.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th June 2019, 07:03
Replies: 543
Views: 170,792
Posted By Rich in Vancouver
I've just managed to do a deal with a mate to buy...

I've just managed to do a deal with a mate to buy his ZT190.
I'm thrilled as this isn't just a very nice low mileage left hand drive car it's the only ZT within 15 hours drive from here..
The car...
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