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Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 19:26
Replies: 117
Views: 4,535
Posted By YHT
I went for my 2nd jab on Sunday after being...

I went for my 2nd jab on Sunday after being hassled by SWMBO not to be late. Got there, parked up and loked at the form; I was a week early!!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By YHT
This problem has just struck me! thanks for the...

This problem has just struck me! thanks for the advice; will now hunt for where the solenoid is and how to access it! Its bad enough having SWMBO in the front passenger seat, whne she cant get in 1st...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 11:35
Replies: 16
Views: 922
Posted By YHT
I friend down the the road offers "Let me tell...

I friend down the the road offers "Let me tell you about Jesus" which hasnt so far had any takers. He also tells them to wait for a bit as he hasnt got any clothes on which leads to the call ending...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By YHT
I have had some cut and programmed by cb750chris...

I have had some cut and programmed by cb750chris who is near Portsmouth but reading the site in the past I think there are folk closer to you with the T4 to do the programming.
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2021, 18:55
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By YHT
a long time ago when doing my motorcycle test I...

a long time ago when doing my motorcycle test I loosened the cap on the spark plug as it didnt have a rotor or a lock of any description. (Engine Villiers 9F 2 stroke). Came out of the test center...
Forum: Humour Corner 24th March 2021, 20:01
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By YHT
I hope SWMBO doesnt see that! Send address to...

I hope SWMBO doesnt see that! Send address to send flowers if she does!
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2021, 19:59
Replies: 22
Views: 929
Posted By YHT
I keep a few sheep to keep the grass don. Some of...

I keep a few sheep to keep the grass don. Some of what I breed go into the freezer, some I keep to replace the older stock and the remainder I sell at the local livestock market. "Local" is now 25...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 10:38
Replies: 30
Views: 1,273
Posted By YHT
CDTi £205 Saloon CDT £205 Tourer. never...

CDTi £205 Saloon
CDT £205 Tourer.

never had a petrol version; would like V8 but SWMBO says we don't have room! (it would save mowing grass under it!)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 18:21
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By YHT
had to call 111 about 10 days ago with the start...

had to call 111 about 10 days ago with the start of a stroke; agree the push button whatever didnt help much but when I did get though at 0500 had a 1st responder with me in minutes and an ambulance...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2021, 18:01
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By YHT
how do you get the switch panel out without...

how do you get the switch panel out without breaking anything?
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2021, 18:26
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By YHT
As I understand it facebook lift news reports...

As I understand it facebook lift news reports from those who have reporters or who subscribe to Reuters etc. and dont pay for the work of someone else.
Forum: V8 Forum 11th February 2021, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By YHT
Thats smashing. SWMBO says NO. Or sell one of...

Thats smashing. SWMBO says NO.
Or sell one of those I already have ; what do you want another one for?
I said for the noise; cruising down the Autobahn at 150MPH, upset eh neighbors and a hundred...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 16:42
Replies: 13,602
Views: 1,176,308
Posted By YHT
I didn't do anything! Its still got many inches...

I didn't do anything! Its still got many inches of snow parked in the drive. Should be in the garage but the other R75 came back from garage work and MOT and is in the garage. Son in law is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2021, 07:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,127
Posted By YHT
Blame the. Hunter - Pecker school of typing! N

Blame the. Hunter - Pecker school of typing! N
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2021, 22:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,127
Posted By YHT
The header tank isn't part of the cooling system...

The header tank isn't part of the cooling system where coolent circulates. The pipe from the header tank is connected to the circulation part of the cooling system and will add coolant or take...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 11:06
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By YHT
Oh how true. Some 40% of the National Debt is...

Oh how true. Some 40% of the National Debt is unfunded pension fund for them. Also think about the hoops volunteers like recently retired doctors and nurses were asked to jump through by the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 6th January 2021, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By YHT
I have used the stuff an the e bay link. Worked...

I have used the stuff an the e bay link. Worked well but follow the instruction to dab the stuff on as it avoids streaks. It was part of my ongoing education in the college of Rover 75ery when I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2021, 16:51
Replies: 44
Views: 2,446
Posted By YHT
Thanks. Also to Sonja. Followed the instructions....

Thanks. Also to Sonja. Followed the instructions. N
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2021, 18:22
Replies: 44
Views: 2,446
Posted By YHT
Any calenders stil available?

Dear Mr Banana, Any calendars still available please? If so have you 2 and how do I pay for them?
Thanks. N
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 21st December 2020, 08:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By YHT
Yes please. Bought a cdti saloon with bad water...

Yes please. Bought a cdti saloon with bad water pump and thermostat, Speedo and abs not working, blown flexible on the exhaust ++++ but at 300 with good body and mot until January. It is my project...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th December 2020, 10:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By YHT
Hi Eddie, no response to my earlier post. Wonder...

Hi Eddie, no response to my earlier post. Wonder if you got it? YTC
Forum: Humour Corner 13th December 2020, 18:51
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By YHT
Urgh! Well done.

Urgh! Well done.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 13th December 2020, 17:56
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By YHT
Hi Eddie. Thanks for the reply. Being semi...

Hi Eddie.

Thanks for the reply. Being semi retired a run out is welcome. Plus wife has a VERY aged friend (90 +) in Reading and when last week we were passing by she tried to discourage us from...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 13th December 2020, 14:45
Replies: 9
Views: 1,663
Posted By YHT
Am I too late?

Am I too late?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 18:34
Replies: 36
Views: 3,144
Posted By YHT
1st was a 218 diesel for daughter to drive from...

1st was a 218 diesel for daughter to drive from Suffolk to uni at Manchester. Old but reliable, was involved in an accident, repaired with helpful bits from the local scrap yard. Mine to drive was a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2020, 18:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,532
Posted By YHT
Illuminated mirror

Did mine a couple of years ago. An illuminated mirror help you see around corners and get an idea what you are trying to do blind. The kit I got came with a little removable plastic sleeve to mount...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2020, 14:11
Replies: 344
Views: 132,251
Posted By YHT
ducks bills cut off

Gentlemen.

Many thanks to all who have posted help in this thread. Today I have snipped of the ends of the rear sunroof drains on my tourer and rodded them through. One had water in it the other...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 1st December 2020, 14:00
Replies: 33
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Views: 3,748
Posted By YHT
I thought my project cars were a problem; yours...

I thought my project cars were a problem; yours seems to beat my problems hands down! Well done; keep up the good work (and keep well).
N
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2020, 20:10
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By YHT
Had a double hernia of the crutch when at sea and...

Had a double hernia of the crutch when at sea and had a happy couple of weeks in the Dreadnought Seamans Hospital in Gravesend for op and recovery. After the op done laugh! (It hurts).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2020, 20:10
Replies: 387
Views: 40,593
Posted By YHT
VIN Build

Hi.
2 to add to the list

341630/YHT/Rover/Saloon/2.0 diesel manual/Connie SE CDTI
310016/YHT/Rover/Tourer/2.0 diesel manual/Connie SE CDT

hope this is the correct format.

Keep well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2020, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 942
Posted By YHT
front sunroof drain tubes

I think I have a blocked front passenger side drain tube; there was water on the mat after heavy rain. I have done the mod with a bit of garden hose and a hose fitting from Halfords as mentioned in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 16:57
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By YHT
Corroded terminals?

My R75 had a similar problem; it would start if the battery charger was on the battery terminals but not otherwise; i.e. just a clonk. I changed to starter motor contacts and core thingy (about £10...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 16:24
Replies: 266
Views: 32,744
Posted By YHT
Moon club candidate

My R75 saloon 2002 vintage with 236080 miles. Hope the pic of the mileage attached!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2020, 12:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,111
Posted By YHT
I had an overheating problem after I changed the...

I had an overheating problem after I changed the leaking water pump at which time I replaced the stat housing but removed the stat and the stat mounting arrangement in the housing. It made it much...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2020, 19:13
Replies: 31
Views: 2,813
Posted By YHT
I fitted an in line thermostat to my latest...

I fitted an in line thermostat to my latest "project" as the existing in line one was erratic seemingly not opening at times or opening and closing quickly. Drilled a small hole to help release...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th September 2020, 20:31
Replies: 15
Views: 6,052
Posted By YHT
My recent addition came with leaky water pump, no...

My recent addition came with leaky water pump, no Speedo and ABS light on permanently. Helpful posts told me it was the drivers side bearing and possibly the sensor. Took the bearing out and found...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2020, 20:13
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By YHT
I have the same problem using Windows 7 and avg...

I have the same problem using Windows 7 and avg antivirus but my note pad with avg installed lets me in to the club site. Very strange. Perhaps Mr Gates's crowd are averse to Rover?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2020, 18:49
Replies: 22
Views: 2,117
Posted By YHT
I have been playing with my newly acquired R75...

I have been playing with my newly acquired R75 diesel which needed a new water pump (the pulley wobbling all over the place). Having read the threads on water pump replacement and seen the problems...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2020, 18:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By YHT
Excelent How To. Half way through and have put...

Excelent How To. Half way through and have put the bearing back OK. Used the old bearing to push in the new; it doesnt go in so far as to get stuck and its exactly the right diameter to push on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2019, 11:21
Replies: 26
Views: 32,114
Posted By YHT
fleaby in tank pump

Just fitted one of these/those; the discharge stub was not aligned the same as the original. I aligned the discharge stub pipe but when you look at the underside the moulded plastic strap obscured...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2019, 14:33
Replies: 20
Views: 2,314
Posted By YHT
Going it alone?

As I understand it they are shutting down the site but not taking the body shop where you both (and others?) work. Is this an opportunity to set up on your own as a body shop? Its a big plunge but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:56
Replies: 387
Views: 40,593
Posted By YHT
212493 / YHT / Rover / Saloon / 2.0 diesel manual...

212493 / YHT / Rover / Saloon / 2.0 diesel manual / Club CDT
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:52
Replies: 387
Views: 40,593
Posted By YHT
310016 / YHT / ROVER / Tourer / 2.0 Diesel manual...

310016 / YHT / ROVER / Tourer / 2.0 Diesel manual / Connie
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 17:38
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By YHT
ight bulb and holder out I checked the voltage on...

ight bulb and holder out I checked the voltage on the main beam bit that the bulb fits in; about 9.5 volts (no the battery wasn't flat). When a new bulb was put in the side light fitting and pushed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2019, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By YHT
sie/head light out

yesterday changed s-in-law's side light bulb that had gone but the dipped beam bulb wouldnt light until I have replaced the 5w side light. Is that normal?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 09:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,252
Posted By YHT
petrol v diesel fuel

Diesel fuel has a lower auto ignition temperature than petrol (I don't mean flash point which is the temperature of ignition in the presence of a flame) so if you have neat petrol in a diesel engine ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2019, 13:40
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By YHT
"Yes i thought about it, but i was scarred by the...

"Yes i thought about it, but i was scarred by the memory of messing up the floor pan of my 1974 Hillman Imp back in the 80ís, and decided against it.

My MOT guy made the point that yes you can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2019, 18:15
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By YHT
DIY sill repair.

Have you thought of a bit of self help? A MIG welder set at low current should help avoid burning through thin steel. If you make a template out of paper to cover the corroded section and draw around...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2019, 16:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By YHT
Red face Donor vehicle lock/key swap

I have a project which has only one key that doesn't remotely operate the drivers door; you have to put the key in the drivers lock and turn twice to open all the doors. Its starts OK.
I have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 10:00
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
Posted By YHT
In Line thermostat

Just installed one of these from DMGR. The posts showing how to do it were very good but it was a real push to get it down the top hose but all safely back together and working fine with the temp...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 11:10
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By YHT
Thanks Simon, I was trying to make sure how it...

Thanks Simon,
I was trying to make sure how it was supposed to work before delving further. No handbook with the car and Haynes doesn't say how it actually works. Now, thanks to you, I know that it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 07:22
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By YHT
sun roof operation

I have arrived at dealing with the sun roof on my restoration project 53 reg Con Estate. It wasn't working at all until I reconnected the electrics that had been unplugged by a previous owner. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 08:50
Replies: 321
Views: 66,728
Posted By YHT
Getting there

Bought and fitted one of Artic's compensators and hand brake much improved; still not 2 clicks to lock the back wheels yet but there are other probs. Also many thanks for posting the "in car" method...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2018, 11:57
Replies: 20
Views: 3,843
Posted By YHT
Battery drain

Thanks for the suggestion Brian. Have tried what you suggested (after having adjusted the brightness to full) but still 0.09A after it settled down. Looking at earlier threads I have checked the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2018, 10:55
Replies: 20
Views: 3,843
Posted By YHT
battery drain

Not sure that this is where my reply should be but here goes. Have a 51 reg diesel 75 with a battery drain. Have disconnected the alternator and fbh and the glow plug fuse link to no avail. It...
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