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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 13:23
Replies: 79
Views: 5,692
Posted By Mogodon
I am also in Wellingborough and don't understand...

I am also in Wellingborough and don't understand why they increased the spaces in the multi-storey as since the day it was opened the open air top floor has never been used and closed off.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 13:31
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Mogodon
Oops, my bad, it is the E63.:bowdown:

Oops, my bad, it is the E63.:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 23:46
Replies: 33
Views: 827
Posted By Mogodon
I beg to differ that it is discrimination, but...

I beg to differ that it is discrimination, but will not be definitive until someone takes a company to court over it.

Almost all say a mask must be worn UNLESS exempt. Trouble is there is no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2021, 23:13
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Mogodon
They are useful to a degree , but can lull you...

They are useful to a degree , but can lull you into a false sense of security.

They are good for fixed camera locations.

The are mildly useful for mobile locations (as in they tell you there...
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 23:02
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Mogodon
Mercedes E46 AMG

Watching classic Top Gear today from 2009 and the boys tested the new (in 2009) Chevy Camaro (£40,000) and the Mercedes E63 AMG (£76,000).

The Mercedes was just awesome in Jeremy Clarksons and...
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 22:37
Replies: 33
Views: 827
Posted By Mogodon
Security should not bar you from entering if you...

Security should not bar you from entering if you say you are exempt and a strong complaint to the store manager would be in order.

There is NO definative proof available you are, and been...
Forum: Was it you? 12th February 2021, 12:17
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Mogodon
Silver Mk2 75, A14 Kettering.

Silver Mk2 75 followed you from Wellingborough onto and along the A14 at Kettering.

AY54 ***
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2021, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Mogodon
No, it was at JPS auto's in Wellingborough, ...

No, it was at JPS auto's in Wellingborough, they look after the family fleet 😀.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 21:38
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Mogodon
I would NEVER even contemplate buying a car /...

I would NEVER even contemplate buying a car / caravan / campervan without being able to view it, touch it and test drive / tow it in person.

Not even from them online showroom companies like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 20:49
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By Mogodon
MOT passed.

Another years MOT :D:D:D

Got to get a good look under the car with the tester (thanks Mark) while up in the air.

Couple of areas he pointed out with light surface corrosion (inner sills)and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 20:32
Replies: 16
Views: 728
Posted By Mogodon
Signed and shared.

Signed and shared.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 20:04
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Mogodon
I spotted a really nice caravan on ebay that was...

I spotted a really nice caravan on ebay that was obviously a scam (they specifically said no contact via eBay !!!!!) and msg'd asking whee to to view ����.

Predictably it was in the Scottish...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By Mogodon
Buying a TF

My daughter has expressed an interest in joining the MGR fold and said she fancies an MG TF.

Now I know nothing about TF'S or K series engines apart from HGF with them.

Any buying tips greatly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2021, 16:02
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By Mogodon
The original pumps a ridiculously expensive and...

The original pumps a ridiculously expensive and Chinese copies are not recommended.

When mine failed it was cheaper to hunt down a faulty FBH and use the pump off that.

With non working FBH's...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 21:15
Replies: 104
Views: 4,122
Posted By Mogodon
This ^^^^ When I'm working in the Covid ICU,...

This ^^^^

When I'm working in the Covid ICU, I've seen patients from their early 30's upwards, conscious, with what is easiest to describe as a firfighters BA kit, on gasping for breath,...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 08:40
Replies: 104
Views: 4,122
Posted By Mogodon
I am humbled 😷 (blushes behind mask).

I am humbled 😷 (blushes behind mask).
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2021, 17:27
Replies: 104
Views: 4,122
Posted By Mogodon
Get my first one on Friday :} as I'm frontline...

Get my first one on Friday :} as I'm frontline NHS working on wards looking after Covid patients.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2021, 11:13
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By Mogodon
One thing to bear in mind is that the vast...

One thing to bear in mind is that the vast majority of secondhand Webasto's are faulty (the PCB'S are notorious for developing faults) although they can be repaired.

Assume that unless it states...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 16:19
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Mogodon
Bump. Inbox still full. Can you contact...

Bump.

Inbox still full.

Can you contact me please or clear inbox.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 11:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By Mogodon
I think the reason why so few of the V petrol...

I think the reason why so few of the V petrol engines is simply down to maintainance or lack of.

They're at the age that they're bought as bangers and just workhorses and the VERY expensive belt...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2021, 15:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,085
Posted By Mogodon
I'm in Wellingborough so also very close to HFM. ...

I'm in Wellingborough so also very close to HFM.

Didn't know they existed so will have to take the ZT for a test run out that way now 😊.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 12:28
Replies: 9
Views: 844
Posted By Mogodon
Hasn't logged in since 16th December.

Hasn't logged in since 16th December.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 11:25
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Mogodon
Take it to the tip !!!!!!!!! NOOOOOOO 😲 ...

Take it to the tip !!!!!!!!! NOOOOOOO 😲

Weigh it in at a local scrap merchants (EMR is mine), I weighed in 3 I'd been saving up and got around a fiver each back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 17:04
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By Mogodon
Same here, had a Bosch fail 28 months into its 36...

Same here, had a Bosch fail 28 months into its 36 month warranty.

Company said I would have to courier it back to them at my expense for testing and if found to be faulty would be refunded a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2020, 14:40
Replies: 11
Views: 815
Posted By Mogodon
Same 4hing happened to me yesterday going to...

Same 4hing happened to me yesterday going to work. Had to divert onto an unknown back road and hit a river crossing the road before I even saw it going round a bend.

Wasn't going to fast but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2020, 11:31
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By Mogodon
I believe any NOS unregistered cars are now only...

I believe any NOS unregistered cars are now only donor cars for parts or museum pieces as they cannot be road registered anymore.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Mogodon
Corrie Nick's 75 corrosion issues ?

Just watching Coronation Street from Friday (I think).

Seems like Nick's 75 has corrosion problems as Kevin said he had to go from Manchester to Blackpool to get a subframe for a 75.

And they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2020, 18:48
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Mogodon
Yes it should.

Yes it should.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2020, 23:15
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Mogodon
One of cheeky bump. Anyone ??????

One of cheeky bump.

Anyone ??????
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2020, 13:30
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Mogodon
MG/Rover Flip key emblems

Has anybody on here still got any of those Mini shaped ones still as I need a couple of MG ones please.

I really don't want to have to put Mini ones in them :puke:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2020, 22:36
Replies: 16
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mogodon
And a lot have corroded, dropped off and been...

And a lot have corroded, dropped off and been lost by now (mine included).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2020, 22:30
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By Mogodon
Oldretrocars

You have PM regarding FBH.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2020, 12:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,357
Posted By Mogodon
Mine died a few months ago on my CDTI exact same...

Mine died a few months ago on my CDTI exact same symptoms as the OP).

My trusted garage did it all in for £350 Inc a new belt and commented it was "not easy".
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2020, 22:21
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Mogodon
Back in the days of the Hot-Hatch I had very...

Back in the days of the Hot-Hatch I had very young children but wanted a hot car not boring family car.

So had to be four door and on tight budget.

Golf GTI four doors were rare and out my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2020, 17:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By Mogodon
Always wondered why cars especially that are...

Always wondered why cars especially that are rare, noticeable, and stand out in the crowd are stolen.

They surely wouldn't appeal to the thrash and crash fraternity (a Rover 214 and a Volvo estate...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2020, 16:09
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Mogodon
That is a frightening amount of corrosion even...

That is a frightening amount of corrosion even for an 06.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2020, 22:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mogodon
To the vast majority of new electric car drivers...

To the vast majority of new electric car drivers the cost and life of very expensive batteries and the cars residuals at 5+ yrs will not be a concern, as like the vast majority of new cars today they...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2020, 23:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,051
Posted By Mogodon
The ZT is off to the paintshop for a respray next...

The ZT is off to the paintshop for a respray next week :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 10:30
Replies: 24
Views: 946
Posted By Mogodon
Happy birthday Trikey Have a great...

Happy birthday Trikey

Have a great (lockdown) day :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2020, 10:27
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Mogodon
Totally agree, the one downside of quiet (as...

Totally agree, the one downside of quiet (as opposed to petrol powered) efficient, portable battery operated tools.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2020, 11:59
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By Mogodon
I'd go with this if its got 9 months of rust on...

I'd go with this if its got 9 months of rust on the discs.

I can see rust starting on mine in 24hrs if a damp/wet day.
Forum: Items Wanted 29th October 2020, 19:31
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Mogodon
Cheeky bump.

Cheeky bump.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2020, 15:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,137
Posted By Mogodon
I think a lot also depends on the desirability of...

I think a lot also depends on the desirability of the model.

A diesel automatic (considered the best combo) will be lots more desirable to buyers than a manual 1.8 or V6 petrol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2020, 10:09
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Mogodon
Advice noted :D.

Advice noted :D.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2020, 21:43
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By Mogodon
Did the classic (very embarrassing).

Trying to pull a stubborn plug out in the engine compartment with a pair of pliers with an upwards tug.

You guessed it, pliers slipped off plug, and my nose stops my fist on its upward...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th October 2020, 15:43
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Mogodon
Thanks Arctic, if no-one on here has a good...

Thanks Arctic, if no-one on here has a good secondhand one I can fit I'll probably have to use them.
Forum: Items Wanted 15th October 2020, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By Mogodon
Webasto circulation pump.

Anybody got a broken webasto with a good circulation pump for sale as my pump has died.

Thanks. :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Mogodon
Duplicate post

Duplicate post
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 22:09
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Mogodon
Ad says owner has only had it for 10 days but...

Ad says owner has only had it for 10 days but change of circumstances forces sale, but has transferable warranty so sounds like bought from dealer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Mogodon
Very distinctive ZT for sale near me.

PY04 NSK

Known on here ? As had very specialised mods done to it (unique dial faces, angel eyes and heated front screen etc) along with full cream oxford leather interior.

For sale near me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 12:10
Replies: 12
Views: 524
Posted By Mogodon
Including female passengers :p:

Including female passengers :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2020, 14:43
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Mogodon
I remember in the early days of PCP a lot of the...

I remember in the early days of PCP a lot of the car companies got their fingers burnt.

Early PCP ''s gave you a guaranteed amount trade in at the end (subject only to miles and condition).

In...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2020, 12:01
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Mogodon
Pictures unfortunately are at best poor with no...

Pictures unfortunately are at best poor with no interior shots (it could be a disaster area for all we know).

Description is no better not helped by no VRM on show to look up history.

It could...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2020, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By Mogodon
Question Siezed spark plugs removal ?????

My trusted garage have rung to say they can't get the spark plugs out my Micra, and didn't want to risk snapped plugs or damaged head, and we're unwilling to carry on without my permission.

Told...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2020, 14:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mogodon
[U]UPDATE[U] Bit the bullet, clenched the...

[U]UPDATE[U]

Bit the bullet, clenched the bum cheeks, and drilled hole in the Zeds roof to fit roof ariel (after checking hole position about 50 times AND getting a second opinion off SWMBO).
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2020, 21:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Mogodon
I live in an avenue with a very large silver...

I live in an avenue with a very large silver birch right outside my house that either the ZT or Micra has to park under that's the local flying rats preferred perch.

You very swiftly loose your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2020, 08:22
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Mogodon
Then do you recommend it for customers cars...

Then do you recommend it for customers cars instead of replacing the head gasket in cases of failing ?

Along with Radweld /Bars instead of replacing a leaky water pump/Radiator say ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2020, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Mogodon
I use green flag tyres or Asda tyres and find...

I use green flag tyres or Asda tyres and find both very competitive.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2020, 21:06
Replies: 8
Views: 903
Posted By Mogodon
Angry How can a garage push this stuff ?????

Took the Micra to get some tyres bought online fitted (green flag tyres are very good).

Their fitter is my local Hi-Q motorist centre.

Surprised to find they were advertising and pushing Steel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2020, 18:48
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Mogodon
I think most bodges take place because,,,,,,, ...

I think most bodges take place because,,,,,,,

The job is awkward and/or difficult.

Parts are expensive and/or difficult to source,

Time is short so it's quickly bodged with a "I'll get back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2020, 17:52
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By Mogodon
Talking A very pleasant afternoon indeed.

As per title, a sunny Northamptonshire afternoon, the ZT and 5 ltrs of Waxoyl and a sprayer.

Thoroughly enjoyed myself for nearly 3hrs giving inside sills, lower arms (inside and out), upper arms,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2020, 16:35
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mogodon
That reminds me mine does that as well as...

That reminds me mine does that as well as everything else.

The HRW ariel just seems more bother than its worth, hence binning it off for a tried and tested roof ariel.

Yes the radio set up is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2020, 13:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mogodon
Mine also does that as soon as I plug any of...

Mine also does that as soon as I plug any of those USB adapter plugs into the cigarette lighter/auxiliary power socket but that's a separate issue if anyone knows why ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2020, 22:04
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By Mogodon
Awful radio reception.

Radio reception in the ZT is dreadful via the HRS ariel.

So while in the scrappy today getting a few bits to squirrel away (full front fan off a Mk2 derv £10) I found a normal front mounted roof...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2020, 11:53
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Mogodon
Car boot bargain today.

Picked up a full 5ltr can of Waxoyl and a full 2ltr presume can with all the spraying kit, including the flexi extension to do inside sills for £6.

Off work next week, so looks like inside the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2020, 21:10
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Mogodon
Mk2 MAF / Eml

Will unplugging the MAF on a Mk2 put the Eml on ?

Think my maf's degrading and would like to try unplugged.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2020, 12:16
Replies: 0
Views: 387
Posted By Mogodon
75/ZT seats and Ebay seller.

Need a good Summit drivers seat so been browsing the bay and other places (no luck anywhere near local to Northants).

Thing is, my auto notification of new listings is constantly telling me of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2020, 17:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By Mogodon
My lads Focus ST MOT was due, and spoke to my...

My lads Focus ST MOT was due, and spoke to my friendly MOT tester about getting it done now or taking advantage of the extension, (they have never closed and have been open for tests and...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th June 2020, 11:06
Replies: 15
Views: 4,514
Posted By Mogodon
Seconded. Need to do mine as well.

Seconded.

Need to do mine as well.
Forum: Swap-a-rama 22nd May 2020, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mogodon
bumpety bump.

bumpety bump.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2020, 09:26
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By Mogodon
Those doors do look crusty along the bottoms,...

Those doors do look crusty along the bottoms, could be from a bodged repair at some point and being a Cowley, would make me wary of the state of the sills.

Drivers side look good though.

But my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2020, 08:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,052
Posted By Mogodon
Just noticed that although it's RHD it's German...

Just noticed that although it's RHD it's German registered and in Germany so more expense and hassle importing and registering.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2020, 16:47
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Mogodon
Looks nice and a rare colour, BUT, ...

Looks nice and a rare colour,

BUT,

Appalling MOT history of recurring minor faults indicative of a neglectful and uncaring owner only repairing faults when forced to (MOT time), making you...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2020, 08:48
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Mogodon
I'm at Kettering General Hospital.

I'm at Kettering General Hospital.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2020, 22:28
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Mogodon
Not MGR. Stay safe out there, its not Flu.

As some of you may know I work as a Theatre Support Assistant in my local NHS hospital.

As they are short staffed and they called, i volunteered to be reallocated to work in the Covid ICU.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 08:17
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By Mogodon
Although not personalised or anything, I like...

Although not personalised or anything, I like mine on my 04 ZT,

NU04 *** 😊.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 12:27
Replies: 72
Views: 6,926
Posted By Mogodon
Yesterday, I washed, cutted, waxed and polished...

Yesterday, I washed, cutted, waxed and polished the outslde of the Micra. Also totally valeted the inside.

Today, same for the ZT. :D
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 10:38
Replies: 70
Views: 5,418
Posted By Mogodon
I work in the NHS in the operating theatres so am...

I work in the NHS in the operating theatres so am still working although on A/L booked months ago which my manager wouldn't cancel even though I offered.

At my hospital, were only doing traumas...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2020, 15:24
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By Mogodon
I am sooo bored !!!!!

I am sooo bored stuck at home.

Been off work on A/L since Friday and even though I'm frontline NHS staff they wouldn't let me cancel it.

Nowhere to go, and anyway, not allowed out and SWMBO...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 23:20
Replies: 15
Views: 1,517
Posted By Mogodon
Leather is great if you have kids as is wipe...

Leather is great if you have kids as is wipe clean and within reason, non staining.

On a wear and comfort level I'm definitely a cloth man.

The full leather in my 45 was cold in the winter...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 3rd March 2020, 12:10
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By Mogodon
Rover 45/ZS intercooler pipes

Have a pair of excellent condition 45/ZS intercooler pipes no longer needed.

Swap for 75 Auto gear surround in walnut or Real wood dash.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 3rd March 2020, 12:03
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By Mogodon
Rover 25/45 spacesaver

Free to collector.

Im in Wellingborough Northants.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 00:12
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Mogodon
Why moving away from MGR, thought you'd be buried...

Why moving away from MGR, thought you'd be buried in Rog !!!!!!!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2020, 13:04
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Mogodon
[QUOTE=RogerHeinz57;2793221]I know that...

[QUOTE=RogerHeinz57;2793221]I know that meterman66 has a new pair for sale, maybe worth dropping him a line and collect from here D-,

Oh Balls, ordered a set on Friday from DMGRS :mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2020, 23:22
Replies: 5
Views: 721
Posted By Mogodon
MG7 rear shocks.

The ZT needs new rear shocks.

I see DMGRS is selling SAIC MG7 ones very reasonably.

Anyone used these and opinions ?

Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 20:55
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Mogodon
And as as torches go they're rubbish :shrug:

And as as torches go they're rubbish :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2020, 20:33
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Mogodon
Rover rechargeable torch.

Nothing to do with me.

Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/223877378973

A £50 bid and untested with no charging socket

Just WOW !!!!!!!!!! :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2020, 19:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Mogodon
Mine also did this very day 😩 Along with "do...

Mine also did this very day 😩

Along with "do you really need such a big car just for yourself 90% of the time"

In reality i don't, but who lets need and practicality get in the way of wanting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2020, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Mogodon
Another year's MOT

The ZT passed her MOT this morning.

Tester who does her every year commented she's being kept to her usual high standard ;).

Advised she could do with new rear dampers as one has a slight leak...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 18:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mogodon
www.tyre-shopper.co.uk are well priced and fitted...

www.tyre-shopper.co.uk are well priced and fitted locally, ive used them with no complaints.

Also www.asdatyres.co.uk are good.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2020, 08:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Mogodon
I don't disagree with you. My point is...

I don't disagree with you.

My point is merely that to me, its a bit of a con as the nice pictures of the car with the nice extras, are not what your getting, as you only find out your getting a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Mogodon
Which is to me the decent & honest thing to do. ...

Which is to me the decent & honest thing to do.

Even more so if your asking top money as I'd be so disappointed if the pictures show a nice upgraded car, I agree to pay top money for said car and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 20:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Mogodon
The ones I remember were the Mg7 rear lights, the...

The ones I remember were the Mg7 rear lights, the Mg7 heater control and the headrests with DVD screens built in and front bumper with DRL'S were to be removed after sale and standard parts...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2020, 19:19
Replies: 16
Views: 1,260
Posted By Mogodon
Selling car. but not like the pics, naughty or not ?

Do members here think it's a tad misleading to advertise a car for sale with pictures of it with lots of toys and upgrades on it, at a price which is reasonable for the car as pictured, to then at...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 24th October 2019, 20:12
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By Mogodon
Hi, If postage not to exorbitant I'll take...

Hi,
If postage not to exorbitant I'll take this please.
Robert.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 21:15
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Mogodon
Ooops, didn't notice that. He's got two sets...

Ooops, didn't notice that.

He's got two sets of ZT leathers for £339, and some powerfolds for £250 :eek: or non powerfolds for a mere £100 :eek:

No wonder our cars are worth more as parts.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2019, 18:52
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Mogodon
ZT seat prices

Looking on the bay for a decent set of replacement seats for the ZT.

This seller

Look at this on eBay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254382089950

Seems to have a few nice condition sets and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2019, 13:33
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By Mogodon
Jusr fitted new DMGRS engine mount.

The ZT started to vibrate badly whenever it was put into drive and occasionally "clonking" under acceleration so suspected lower engine mount as with bonnet open you could see the whole engine move...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2019, 11:13
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Mogodon
Be even better if they could have the ZT logo in...

Be even better if they could have the ZT logo in the bottom half as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By Mogodon
Correct Brian. You can get them for my sons...

Correct Brian.

You can get them for my sons Focus ST, they cost a tenner.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F401908454726
Forum: Was it you? 21st September 2019, 07:35
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By Mogodon
Silver 75 Caister on sea.

V*** **H

passed you parked up about 10am.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 09:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By Mogodon
Rare premium parts/accessories and demand.

I regularly browse the parts for sale section and have done for about 3yrs or so now.

Just a personal observation and wondered if others had noticed that what I call premium parts (and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2019, 08:20
Replies: 36
Views: 2,964
Posted By Mogodon
I'll just put my two penneth and experience here...

I'll just put my two penneth and experience here on this subject then.

Found that both rear arms were holed and rotten on the ZT, and (at the time) was unaware of all this about the Indian arms,...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 5th September 2019, 02:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Mogodon
Thanks Trikey.

Thanks Trikey.
Forum: Swap-a-rama 5th September 2019, 02:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Mogodon
Sorry, it's dark oak not black oak (wish it was...

Sorry, it's dark oak not black oak (wish it was black oak !!!!).
Forum: Swap-a-rama 4th September 2019, 19:52
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Mogodon
4 hole for 2 hole switch panel.

Anybody want to swap my dark oak 4 hole switch panel for a 2 hole one ?

Also looking for a dark oak eyebrow and drivers side cup holder blank panel.

Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2019, 19:01
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By Mogodon
The offside rear suspension arm (not the one the...

The offside rear suspension arm (not the one the spring sits in) has (or in our case had :-/) a small aerofoil to direct air passing under the car into the fuel cooler behind it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2019, 13:59
Replies: 27
Views: 2,448
Posted By Mogodon
I see your fuel cooler aerofoil has corroded and...

I see your fuel cooler aerofoil has corroded and disappeared the same as mine has.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2019, 21:11
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Mogodon
VED rates.

Just had my VED reminder through for the end of the month for the ZT, and for the third year in a row it has gone up £10 and is now £300.

Is it now policy for the VED on our cars to go up like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 15:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By Mogodon
This ^^^^^ When my unlock key and a bolt...

This ^^^^^

When my unlock key and a bolt disintegrated (at the same time) , I bought a new unlocking socket (they were McGard), took the other 3 off and chucked the whole lot in in bin with a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2019, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Mogodon
VW T2 Bay Campers

I live near Santa Pod and this weekend was a washed out Bug Jam.

Saw lots of T2 campers about and it made me think what people see in them ?

Some years ago a mate had one which me and the OH...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Mogodon
You can buy batteries for the diesel online for...

You can buy batteries for the diesel online for around £45 delivered.

Battery guarantees to me are a bit of a con.

Some years ago I bought a good quality Bosch battery for my 45 with a 4yr...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 12:29
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Mogodon
Petrol and diesel oil.

I've been given a 4ltr bottle of good quality diesel engine oil. Nowhere near enough for the ZT but plenty for the Nissan Micra.

It's the right grade, but the Micra is a petrol, would it be OK to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 17:05
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Posted By Mogodon
Great news ;)

Great news ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 17:03
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By Mogodon
Always thought this was a stupid place to locate...

Always thought this was a stupid place to locate the fire exstinqisher.

If I'm in (or even out) the car when a fire starts in the cabin the last place i'd want to be is sitting in there groping...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 21:24
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By Mogodon
Dont cars on this reg have stupidly high VED ?

Dont cars on this reg have stupidly high VED ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 20:40
Replies: 28
Views: 1,378
Posted By Mogodon
Prefer the look of the Mk1 75, the Mk2 75 grille...

Prefer the look of the Mk1 75, the Mk2 75 grille is just ugly.

But the ZT, the Mk2 I think looks more sporty, hence why I bought one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 11:59
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By Mogodon
I think the site/s will eventually ban the...

I think the site/s will eventually ban the charging of electric cars outside of caravans as it raises an interesting legal point. On caravan sites, no "area" outside the van is for your private use,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 14:13
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By Mogodon
Question Charging electric cars question.

Do they use a lot of electricity to charge up ?

I ask as just back of holiday on a static caravan site where gas and electric was inclusive (every van still has an electricity meter though) and is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:18
Replies: 1
Views: 413
Posted By Mogodon
Just back off holiday.

As per title, me, the OH, the dog and a boot full.

Did just over 400 miles to the caravan and around in four days and the Zed didn't miss a beat :bowdown:.

Super impessed with the Dervs fuel...
Forum: Was it you? 28th June 2019, 21:15
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Mogodon
If I'd known I'd have strategically parked my Zed...

If I'd known I'd have strategically parked my Zed to be in a shot 😀.
Forum: Was it you? 27th June 2019, 22:54
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Mogodon
It was. What was you in ?

It was. What was you in ?
Forum: Was it you? 25th June 2019, 16:35
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Mogodon
Silver ZT Haven Caister on sea.

Saw this morning parked on camp, silver 54 reg ZT.

Anyone on here ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mogodon
Unfortunately, and it pains me greatly, that both...

Unfortunately, and it pains me greatly, that both my OH (Nissan Micra), Son (Fiesta van) and Daughter (Seat Mii) are all of the above opinion that "its just a bit of metal to get you from A to B.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 22:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mogodon
Not MGR but a surprising observation.

SWMBO wanted to pop into our local posh supermarket and having no desire to go in myself took a walk round the car park.

Some very nice motors in there and the surprise was how many premium brand...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 16:50
Replies: 22
Views: 1,909
Posted By Mogodon
I was told that high end expensive luxury cars...

I was told that high end expensive luxury cars once they reach 5+ years old start to become generally undesirable as repairs start to be needed with the accompanying high costs for high end cars.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 13:05
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Mogodon
Thank you gents, advice much appreciated....

Thank you gents, advice much appreciated. :bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 22:18
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Mogodon
UBP emptying prior to storage.

Just bought a good secondhand pierburg under-bonnet-pump which arrived yesterday to be put away in the spares bin.

I can hear diesel still sloshing around in it so what's the best way to empty it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 23:01
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By Mogodon
Been there as well, mine started doing it only...

Been there as well, mine started doing it only when the AC was on (making me think it was the AC compressor or its clutch failing).

It then started doing it all the time and the penny dropped what...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 07:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By Mogodon
I hate the rain !!!!!!

Found after two days of heavy rain my spare wheel well is a swimming pool :mad:.

Although mine only contains my spare wheel (and a lot of water) what a stupid place on other models to put a whole...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By Mogodon
My grinding noise when turning was a fubared CV...

My grinding noise when turning was a fubared CV joint.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 20:01
Replies: 35
Views: 4,227
Posted By Mogodon
Are they very different from a standard 75/ZT...

Are they very different from a standard 75/ZT shell then ?:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 18:47
Replies: 35
Views: 4,227
Posted By Mogodon
Purely from seeing it done to classic cars, would...

Purely from seeing it done to classic cars, would a re-shell be a feasible option ?:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 19:45
Replies: 82
Views: 5,474
Posted By Mogodon
Really regret scrapping my 1975 Opel Manta A 1.9...

Really regret scrapping my 1975 Opel Manta A 1.9 Berlinetta after running into the back of another car (was young and keen then) around 1987/88.

The damage looking back was superficial and today...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Mogodon
Is it my failing eyesight because in that picture...

Is it my failing eyesight because in that picture it looks as if that's can auto fitted with a wooden manual gearknob :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By Mogodon
Mine was lower on the ZT until swmbo went and got...

Mine was lower on the ZT until swmbo went and got caught speeding doing 36 in a 30, it then actually put the premium up on renewal, so off she came (it was no biggy really, she didn't like driving it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 13:02
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mogodon
I saw that unfortunately it was a poverty-spec...

I saw that unfortunately it was a poverty-spec one so it wasn't fitted with the optional flux-capacitor :D :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 20:39
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By Mogodon
Bladdy hell :eek:, £8 postage for a small...

Bladdy hell :eek:, £8 postage for a small aerosol can !!!!!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 18:02
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By Mogodon
Aircon issue after non use.

Haven't used the aircon for a few weeks.

As hot day today turned it on and it blew icy cold but was offensively pongy (didn't even have three dog to blame).

Is it best to take to aircon...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 15:25
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Mogodon
Tyre query.

The ZT has 225/45/18's,

Is it OK to fit 225/40/18's to the back as been offered a pair of Pirellies very reasonably priced.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 11:41
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By Mogodon
If its a new company car or you've got it on, or...

If its a new company car or you've got it on, or a 3yr no ownership PCP / lease type purchase, which the vast majority of this type of vehicle are, lack of corrosion protection is not your problem 6...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 08:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Mogodon
Did a double take yesterday! !!!!!

Cruising along the A45 on Saturday coming out of Northampton when I'm overtaken by my dream car!!!!!!!!

A DMC DE-LOREAN :drool4:

Surprisingly it was no Minter as you would expect these rare and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th May 2019, 13:06
Replies: 27
Views: 2,427
Posted By Mogodon
This is very true, I really don't understand the...

This is very true, I really don't understand the obsession with leather unless you have small children (wipe clean).

I had full leather in my 45 and it was a godsend when my children were small...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 20:46
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Mogodon
So should using as different live supply cure...

So should using as different live supply cure this ?:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 19:05
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Mogodon
And that is what for us electrical idiot's ??????...

And that is what for us electrical idiot's ?????? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2019, 18:58
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Mogodon
Coolbox and misbehaving wipers.

Away on hols this week and while away plugged my Ring coolbox into my newly installed auxiliary power socket in the cubbybox which is piggybacked into a ignition live supply.

All was well till...
Forum: Was it you? 30th April 2019, 08:04
Replies: 0
Views: 323
Posted By Mogodon
Silver ZT Haven Mablethorpe.

Silver Mk2 54 reg ZT with very loud exhaust and Mk1 spoiler on the boot lid, you passed me in the car park.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2019, 20:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,737
Posted By Mogodon
nope, no powerfold button in the pictures I can...

nope, no powerfold button in the pictures I can see either.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2019, 17:19
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By Mogodon
I still have a Black & Decker workmate 400 still...

I still have a Black & Decker workmate 400 still doing sterling service having been inherted from my dear old dad, God rest him.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2019, 22:51
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By Mogodon
Spot on ^^^^^ We have relatives in Ireland...

Spot on ^^^^^

We have relatives in Ireland and take the Zed over to Galway every couple of years and they are very rare over there and it always gets a lot of attention.

As said they cost a...
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