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Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 23:46
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By COLVERT
I really hate these sites that offer you a...

I really hate these sites that offer you a product but wont let you see it unless you let them invade your computer.

Well, as far as I'm concerned they can stick it.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 21:46
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By COLVERT
Great, especially with the out-takes...

Great, especially with the out-takes included.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2022, 21:22
Replies: 1
Views: 30
Posted By COLVERT
HE COULD HAVE CLEARED IT ALL BEFORE STARTING BY...

HE COULD HAVE CLEARED IT ALL BEFORE STARTING BY POURING SOME WARM WATER ON THE WINDOWS.


oOOOPS--Caps lock on.--:D
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2022, 13:31
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By COLVERT
Struck down with Covid probably.---:D----Being...

Struck down with Covid probably.---:D----Being held in isolation.--( Winter hibernation. no probs for a bear, Lol. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 13:25
Replies: 22
Views: 662
Posted By COLVERT
The valve dust cap would stop any potential air...

The valve dust cap would stop any potential air leak from the valve. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 20:48
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By COLVERT
Trikey could answer that question.--;)

Trikey could answer that question.--;)
Forum: V8 Forum 14th January 2022, 20:46
Replies: 55
Views: 2,414
Posted By COLVERT
Bob. Short term memory not as good as it was ??? ...

Bob. Short term memory not as good as it was ???

Use this FREE insurance you said you'd look into.--Did you ??--Did you ??.

NO !!!!!!!!

:smilie_re:--Do it now. You said in an earlier post...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2022, 17:01
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By COLVERT
If the fluid level is dropping and there is no...

If the fluid level is dropping and there is no sign of a leak at the central joint then it can only be leaking out of the slave cylinder in the gearbox.

If you have an under-tray then it could be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2022, 16:29
Replies: 28
Views: 2,043
Posted By COLVERT
:laughing2::laughing2:------:bowdown:

:laughing2::laughing2:------:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 21:08
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By COLVERT
It might outsell Tesla but; Top speed...

It might outsell Tesla but; Top speed 40Kph.--:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 21:55
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By COLVERT
Simon's post.---Post 4. A squirt of WD 40...

Simon's post.---Post 4.

A squirt of WD 40 will help disperse moisture and also stop it forming again as the engine cools.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 21:44
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By COLVERT
Quote----The car is freshly serviced and runs...

Quote----The car is freshly serviced and runs perfectly.

A difference in mpg sounds reasonable but others posts are quoting different problems like poor starting.---:shrug:

That's why I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 21:37
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By COLVERT
Put---Rheostat Wear---into the search feature at...

Put---Rheostat Wear---into the search feature at the top of the page.
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2022, 21:17
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
Actually, and I guess I shouldn't say this but, I...

Actually, and I guess I shouldn't say this but, I saw the funny side of it and it really made oi laff.

I knew you would see it but I wonder if anybody else did.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 21:11
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By COLVERT
That's what everybody else should find.--If they...

That's what everybody else should find.--If they don't then their cars are suffering from other defects.
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 22:35
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By COLVERT
Reading that I just checked mine.--NINETY EIGHT %...

Reading that I just checked mine.--NINETY EIGHT % FULL.--:duh:


147.---Yikes.---Now where did I put that rubber ???
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 22:21
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
Sorry. Couldn't stop myself.------ ...

Sorry. Couldn't stop myself.------


Quote:----It is in fact revolutionary and sometimes in shockingly bad taste. In spite of many successes it is frequently an object lesson in how not to behave...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 22:14
Replies: 17
Views: 563
Posted By COLVERT
Those cars are so short you park them nose on to...

Those cars are so short you park them nose on to the pavement. They are no longer than they are wide.--The door opens straight onto the pavement.

I had a Heinkel bubble car many years ago and that...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 21:58
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By COLVERT
Your last paragraph.---MPs perhaps.------;)

Your last paragraph.---MPs perhaps.------;)
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2022, 21:51
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By COLVERT
Bit of news for anyone coming over to France for...

Bit of news for anyone coming over to France for a holiday.---In France the car driver is ALWAYS to blame.

The thinking is that a bicycle, being inherently unstable, has to be given more than...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 21:20
Replies: 20
Views: 820
Posted By COLVERT
I got my car 13 years ago too and at 84 I know...

I got my car 13 years ago too and at 84 I know exactly the feeling you are talking about.

A pic. for you below just as a reminder of the bits.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 23:02
Replies: 163,447
Views: 7,062,084
Posted By COLVERT
Those old Ford Capri's had exactly the same...

Those old Ford Capri's had exactly the same problem. 50 years on and they've learnt nothing. :laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2022, 22:56
Replies: 163,447
Views: 7,062,084
Posted By COLVERT
What a good excuse to drink FIFTEEN lagers. ...

What a good excuse to drink FIFTEEN lagers.

Have a cosy seat handy before the end.
Forum: Humour Corner 7th January 2022, 22:50
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By COLVERT
Sorry John. Just PM'd you the same thing...

Sorry John. Just PM'd you the same thing twice.--:icon_redface:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 22:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,952
Posted By COLVERT
Adam. Please look in again so we can talk to...

Adam. Please look in again so we can talk to you..---:snowball1:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 22:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
From my post you'll see exactly what I intend to...

From my post you'll see exactly what I intend to do. And by the way they will be testing both rear brakes at the same time. That's how a tester works.--Lol.
So in fact they will be comparable...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 21:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
Hi !!----As we are both in France it's a CT.---(...

Hi !!----As we are both in France it's a CT.---( For the Brits--A Control Technic. )
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 21:47
Replies: 109
Views: 2,766
Posted By COLVERT
It does depend where your pipes are.-If they are...

It does depend where your pipes are.-If they are wall mounted then they work as mini radiators and also put heat into the room they are in.

If your flow and return are at a similar temperature...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2022, 21:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
Good idea.---It did take it back in after I took...

Good idea.---It did take it back in after I took it apart completely.---The same figures came up on the screen.--

I have ordered new pads, bought a bleed kit and going, in the next couple of days,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2022, 21:11
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By COLVERT
The master cylinder that was changed was the one...

The master cylinder that was changed was the one in the picture below.---( ie. inside the car not under the bonnet. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 20:58
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
You must be using a crystal ball.---I did go down...

You must be using a crystal ball.---I did go down to the MOT place in my slippers.---( My excuse is I'm VERY old.---Lol. )

It's really odd to see three wheels showing up perfect on the brake test...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 20:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you all for your replies. 1st---I...

Thank you all for your replies.

1st---I fitted two new discs about 3 months ago.

If I apply the hand brake at 3 mph the rear wheels lock.

2nd---The pad carriers are clean with no trace of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 20:29
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By COLVERT
Do exactly what Steve says in his post above. ...

Do exactly what Steve says in his post above.
You should be able to halve that quote and also get into the hands of an R75 expert.
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 18:44
Replies: 109
Views: 2,766
Posted By COLVERT
However, some of the older ones are turning out...

However, some of the older ones are turning out to be really ingenious.


Just like someone has switched on a light. They've found an interest and hit it hard.

Eureka.
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 18:20
Replies: 109
Views: 2,766
Posted By COLVERT
I have a reasonable pool of folks in my family to...

I have a reasonable pool of folks in my family to use to try to get some sort of assessment.--From my wife and I downwards there are around 50 of us. ( That includes eight very young great. great...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 18:10
Replies: 21
Views: 1,027
Posted By COLVERT
HELP. One of a handful of requests in 13.1/2 thousand posts.

Baffled. The car failed its MOT today for the first time in 13 plus years.

Rear brakes well out of balance. One being OK the other showing only 64% braking effort.

The underside of the car is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 17:44
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Would be good idea to jack up the front wheel and...

Would be good idea to jack up the front wheel and try rocking it.--Hand at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock.

Also spin it. Noises that might not be enough to be heard in the car, except under load, might...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2022, 21:53
Replies: 109
Views: 2,766
Posted By COLVERT
I take Wraymond's point about Greening. Costs...

I take Wraymond's point about Greening. Costs increasing and returns diminishing.

Greening is a good description of the slippery slope we find ourselves on at the moment.

Somehow competency...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2022, 21:35
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By COLVERT
DUTCHMANANGLAIS,--Where the heck are you...

DUTCHMANANGLAIS,--Where the heck are you ???---:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2022, 21:10
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Is there any noise at all just driving along or...

Is there any noise at all just driving along or does it only appear under braking ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2022, 21:05
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Not correct, the reply to the OP is...

Not correct, the reply to the OP is wrong.--:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2022, 21:02
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By COLVERT
You say you can't start the engine.---Is that...

You say you can't start the engine.---Is that because the battery is flat ?? If your cigar lighter is permanently connected--( Mine is. ) then you can charge the battery through the cigar lighter...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 20:56
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By COLVERT
I've got the second pic OK.. The first one was...

I've got the second pic OK.. The first one was that No-Entry sign again.-:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2022, 21:36
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By COLVERT
I see you have recently looked in Trevor.---Did...

I see you have recently looked in Trevor.---Did any of the above posts help you get into your car ??


If so, happy new year.---:icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 21:23
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By COLVERT
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder so I'm...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder so I'm told.--:icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 21:21
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By COLVERT
CCA treated timber can still be dangerous when...

CCA treated timber can still be dangerous when cut even when old.

Who knows what's in old timber taken in by private individuals to be cut ??
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 19:51
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By COLVERT
Bit of help for you then.--Lots of those treated...

Bit of help for you then.--Lots of those treated timbers are dipped in arsenic, need I say more ??




PS. the advertising for that company says MORE information can be obtained at the depot.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2022, 22:14
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By COLVERT
How's the progress on your brakes refurbishment...

How's the progress on your brakes refurbishment ?? Are you winning ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2022, 21:01
Replies: 13
Views: 953
Posted By COLVERT
I hope you don't mind me joining this thread.--(...

I hope you don't mind me joining this thread.--( off topic. ) My wife had a hip repair in October. Lots of complications and Pain since.--If your friends wife finds the reason is it possible to tell...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 15:41
Replies: 179
Views: 9,811
Posted By COLVERT
If this rise in infections continues then in 3...

If this rise in infections continues then in 3 months we will all have caught it and most recovered and immune.---( I wish. )
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 15:28
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By COLVERT
Polo drivers don't need them---:icon_lol:

Polo drivers don't need them---:icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 15:21
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By COLVERT
Totally agree with you and it comes in different...

Totally agree with you and it comes in different sizes too.--:icon_lol:--( common sense. )

Those car/boaters obviously never got their fair share.--:shocked:

Having said that about risk...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2022, 15:02
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By COLVERT
Have you charged your battery ??---When you try...

Have you charged your battery ??---When you try to start the engine can you hear a click from the starter motor?? There is a thin wire to the starter motor. Slide this on and off a couple of times...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2022, 14:50
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By COLVERT
Go for the cheapest option. Have the gearbox...

Go for the cheapest option.

Have the gearbox drained and re-filled with the correct fluid first.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:52
Replies: 163,447
Views: 7,062,084
Posted By COLVERT
I've had a white RAPOO keyboard and mouse for...

I've had a white RAPOO keyboard and mouse for quite a few years now.--( Just typed this on it. ) Seems to be a bargain.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:27
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
That H&S guy was definitely not up to...

That H&S guy was definitely not up to speed.---:fishslap:
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:24
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
It's a stroboscopic effect.---( As for ignition...

It's a stroboscopic effect.---( As for ignition timing lamps for engines. )

If the strobe flickers at the same rate as a revolving object the object will appear to stop moving.---VERY dangerous.
...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:19
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
Very true and if the lights are florescent the...

Very true and if the lights are florescent the cutter can appear stationary.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 19:14
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By COLVERT
Not covering the catalyser I guess.---However...

Not covering the catalyser I guess.---However it's much more speed involved. My diesel will run VERY slowly just ticking over in first.---Some of those clowns at that ford opened their doors and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2021, 18:58
Replies: 24
Views: 4,646
Posted By COLVERT
It's not Normal. --Much too high. 0.05 is...

It's not Normal. --Much too high.

0.05 is much more like it.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 00:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By COLVERT
Let me add a bit more Strangeness to this...

Let me add a bit more Strangeness to this thread------:icon_rolleyes:



Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:49
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
I know it's a virtual shut-down everywhere now. ...

I know it's a virtual shut-down everywhere now.

Anybody got any fire works ???
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:43
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By COLVERT
No apologies necessary.-----Just nip up back...

No apologies necessary.-----Just nip up back though the list of posts and give us all a THANKS.--------------------:shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:41
Replies: 179
Views: 9,811
Posted By COLVERT
If he does that then in no time at all we'll be...

If he does that then in no time at all we'll be sinking deeper.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:37
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By COLVERT
Should be a subject of the driving test. I...

Should be a subject of the driving test.

I bet no driving instructors cover the subject either.

They rely on common sense.----:shocked:---:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:33
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
Look again at about 10 minutes . The cutter is...

Look again at about 10 minutes . The cutter is running backwards.---:shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:29
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By COLVERT
Another thing for me to not worry...

Another thing for me to not worry about.--:icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:







I live in France and have an RHD car.----:laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:26
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By COLVERT
If that's the naturel water level it's mostly...

If that's the naturel water level it's mostly going to stay like that.---It's amazing how many people live just above the natural water level and are never aware of it.--Patio coming up ???
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:15
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By COLVERT
It's the mechanics of the tyre isn't it.--The...

It's the mechanics of the tyre isn't it.--The solid one hits an object and has to lift the weight of the barrow a little.--The pump up one absorbs the bump and carries on moving at the same level.
...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 23:06
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By COLVERT
Me too. parents from Wales. ( boyo )---Swansea. ...

Me too. parents from Wales. ( boyo )---Swansea.





PS. read my reply with a Welsh accent please.---:laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2021, 23:02
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By COLVERT
As above post. Don't try and start the engine...

As above post. Don't try and start the engine with a near flat battery.

Also, as it's a diesel, give the battery at least 24 hours charging before you attempt to start the engine again.

Also...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By COLVERT
I can't remember when I added a spelling checker...

I can't remember when I added a spelling checker to my computer but I've found that it's very useful to have.--Free.

Lots of folk on here could do with down-loading...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 21:32
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By COLVERT
I've tried a solid tyre in the past but found...

I've tried a solid tyre in the past but found they don't roll quite as well over bumps.
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 21:18
Replies: 179
Views: 9,811
Posted By COLVERT
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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2021, 20:55
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By COLVERT
I see that David the OP looked in today but...

I see that David the OP looked in today but nothing from him.---As it's his first post in seven years maybe he doesn't know where to find the the answers to his question.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2021, 21:51
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By COLVERT
My post 2 no interest to you...

My post 2 no interest to you then??------:lipsrsealed:
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2021, 21:45
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By COLVERT
Willful----Meaning the driver is actively TRYING...

Willful----Meaning the driver is actively TRYING to damage his car.

No impairment.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2021, 21:21
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By COLVERT
As post above.--If you have it's very simple to...

As post above.--If you have it's very simple to put a 12 volt supply into the live terminal and instantly open your car.---Will save all that difficult messing about trying to get your bonnet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2021, 11:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,868
Posted By COLVERT
Search Results Pithon SAS 4.3 (117) ·...

Search Results

Pithon SAS
4.3
(117) · Car dealer
Cholet
Closed ⋅ Opens 2PM · 02 41 65 60 97
In-store shop
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2021, 10:53
Replies: 63
Views: 2,104
Posted By COLVERT
WILLFUL DAMAGE ???? That assumes the driver...

WILLFUL DAMAGE ????

That assumes the driver understands what he/she is doing.

If they had any sense at all they would know their car is not a boat.


The frightening thing is--they are...
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2021, 10:44
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
Very sorry to hear you've had fairly serious...

Very sorry to hear you've had fairly serious surgery on your neck and back.--You might have posted something around that time.--If you did I missed it.

Didn't mean to upset anybody. Just a poem I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2021, 10:33
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By COLVERT
Have a look in the clubs general forum.---Some...

Have a look in the clubs general forum.---Some info there that might be of help to you with your fuel gauge problem.



Under--Fuel gauge fault.--Yours could be the same.--
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 22:33
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
Bit like Marmite this forum.---You either love it...

Bit like Marmite this forum.---You either love it or hate it.

A bit of slapstick helps.--Would be boring with just straightforward answers.

No fun in that.

Having said that it would be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 22:28
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks very much for taking the trouble to come...

Thanks very much for taking the trouble to come back and tell us of your success story.----:icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 22:21
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By COLVERT
You could be right as you don't have an automatic...

You could be right as you don't have an automatic box.--:shocked:

Did you actually ask for Automatic Transmission Fluid ??






PS. I like the colour of your car.---Very nice.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 22:15
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
You didn't say but it would be interesting to...

You didn't say but it would be interesting to know how much that cost you.--( Compared to the cost in those earlier posts. )
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2021, 22:09
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
For Rover owners to have a happy new year.

Make sure you do this---------------






The fear of travel is really bad
you'll end up twitching or even mad.
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2021, 22:00
Replies: 171
Views: 7,059
Posted By COLVERT
Correct. We have one thread chasing the other, as...

Correct. We have one thread chasing the other, as you say, in circles.

Why didn't the admin join them up ??---They have done in the past.--:icon_question:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2021, 21:48
Replies: 171
Views: 7,059
Posted By COLVERT
Not sure what you mean really.---Bit more...

Not sure what you mean really.---Bit more explanation needed here .


I have to show a passport to enter another county and I assumed it was a legal requirement.---I'm willing to be corrected...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 21:35
Replies: 30
Views: 2,092
Posted By COLVERT
Put off maybe because the union flag is...

Put off maybe because the union flag is wrong.--:shocked:


You think the badge maker might have checked up on the flags appearance before manufacture.--Fancy not knowing what your own countries...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 21:26
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By COLVERT
You could also ask in the main forum if anybody...

You could also ask in the main forum if anybody knows how to contact him.. ( Phone number or E-Mail address. )

Somebody who he has helped might have it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By COLVERT
HOPE IT DIDN'T MAKE YOU MISS YOUR XMAS...

HOPE IT DIDN'T MAKE YOU MISS YOUR XMAS DINNER.---:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2021, 21:13
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
I get the impression that Xmas is not your thing...

I get the impression that Xmas is not your thing then.----
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By COLVERT
Birthday GREETINGS'

Many happy returns Wullie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2021, 22:23
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
:xmas-smiley-041::xmas-smiley-041::xmas-smiley-041...

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2021, 22:20
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Very odd.--Inside the three pin device two of the...

Very odd.--Inside the three pin device two of the pins are joined together.---:icon_question::icon_question::icon_question:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 22:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By COLVERT
IT'S TRUE, ABSOLUTELY TRUE.--I know it is cos I...

IT'S TRUE, ABSOLUTELY TRUE.--I know it is cos I read it on the internet.---:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2021, 22:11
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
To be sure---to be sure---Send 'em both a bottle...

To be sure---to be sure---Send 'em both a bottle bejesus.


Hic !!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2021, 22:06
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
My resolution next year is to reach 85. ...

My resolution next year is to reach 85.


Yours will be simply to survive-----------------



:rifle::smilie_re: There's a bush over there you can hide behind.

:snowball1::snowball1::laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2021, 21:55
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By COLVERT
Love your Rover..--

Sentimental Value you say---:icon_lol:

Well in the current pandemic crisis this might be relevant.

Posted it quite some time ago but I can't find where:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 21:57
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting bit of academic interest there. ...

Interesting bit of academic interest there.

Of course it will make no difference to the car.


Will these two pictures below help ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 21:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By COLVERT
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Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 21:40
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
I think he drinks Whiskey.----:laughing2::drunk:

I think he drinks Whiskey.----:laughing2::drunk:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2021, 21:36
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly.--:bowdown:---As my posts 4 and...

Exactly.--:bowdown:---As my posts 4 and 10.--:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:53
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Just avoid wet grass and wheel spin I...

Just avoid wet grass and wheel spin I guess.---:icon_rolleyes:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:47
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Even slipping it would show some sort of charge.

Even slipping it would show some sort of charge.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:41
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Wow. Tuned lawn mowers. Is that to compete with...

Wow. Tuned lawn mowers. Is that to compete with the neighbours.--:icon_lol:

My car is a 114 bhp engine but it's listed as a CDTi-:icon_lol:

Seems OK to me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:36
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By COLVERT
Pool of gear box oil under it --:shrug:

Pool of gear box oil under it --:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By COLVERT
Wow another problem to add to your Signature at...

Wow another problem to add to your Signature at the bottom of your post.

Some folk seem to have nothing but problems.

I've replaced the front suspension lower arms and bushes and that's the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:20
Replies: 30
Views: 1,943
Posted By COLVERT
That graph shows the torque doubling at around...

That graph shows the torque doubling at around 2,500 rpm.--:shocked::shocked::shocked:

From 150 to 300.-------:icon_question:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2021, 21:03
Replies: 20
Views: 1,428
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting question. But difficult to answer.---...

Interesting question. But difficult to answer.---


However, as the price difference is only .05 of a Euro it's probably not worth going for the cheaper stuff.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 10:54
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Two things.---If all your electrical connections...

Two things.---If all your electrical connections are good and you still have no charge at the battery your alternator is DEAD.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 10:51
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Forget the ECU.--If you had just an alternator...

Forget the ECU.--If you had just an alternator and a battery and joined them together and applied a drive to the alternator the battery would take a charge.--All the regulating electronics are built...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 23:01
Replies: 82
Views: 4,300
Posted By COLVERT
I didn't mention that because the number is so...

I didn't mention that because the number is so microscopic it's not worth bothering with.--:snowball:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 22:47
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By COLVERT
As per the post above. ( I got ticked off...

As per the post above.

( I got ticked off for calling it a solenoid.--It seems it's an electric motor. )---:icon_cry::icon_cry::icon_cry:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 22:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,943
Posted By COLVERT
You'll not find any experts better than those on...

You'll not find any experts better than those on this forum.---They know everything.--Try one of them.---:icon_lol:


:christmas:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 22:40
Replies: 15
Views: 974
Posted By COLVERT
Quote.---Done voltage drop tests on the positive...

Quote.---Done voltage drop tests on the positive post to battery and casing to battery.

I've tried but I don't understand this Quote--:icon_question:


The alternator is connected straight to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2021, 22:30
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By COLVERT
It sounds a bit odd though to have both sides...

It sounds a bit odd though to have both sides wear out at the same time.--I think that what happens is one side goes and all the oil leaks out.

I don't know if the system has a pressure release...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2021, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By COLVERT
Trikey will know.----:icon_lol:

Trikey will know.----:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2021, 22:03
Replies: 82
Views: 4,300
Posted By COLVERT
Even if it's a flat four there will always be one...

Even if it's a flat four there will always be one bore and piston nearest to the crank pulley.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2021, 21:57
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Not me.---I would like to know what HE thinks...

Not me.---I would like to know what HE thinks otherwise I'd be talking to myself wouldn't I ???




As I hinted in another thread. You really are a bit of a wind-up merchant aren't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2021, 20:55
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By COLVERT
Yes.--I think you've done this. ...

Yes.--I think you've done this.




click pic.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2021, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By COLVERT
Bump!!! ...

Bump!!!


:lipsrsealed::lipsrsealed::lipsrsealed:---Free help with the sticky plaster.--:icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2021, 20:41
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks for your ( dear oh dear ) post. In 69...

Thanks for your ( dear oh dear ) post.

In 69 years on the road in a multitude of cars and bikes I have never heard that expression.--:shrug:

When imparting knowledge to others it's nice to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2021, 20:24
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Brip. I see you looked in today.--What do...

Brip.

I see you looked in today.--What do you think about the posts on your thread ??
Forum: V8 Forum 19th December 2021, 20:21
Replies: 55
Views: 2,414
Posted By COLVERT
Bob. ---Have you given any thought to this, and...

Bob. ---Have you given any thought to this, and any other readers too, because it's free and effective for any purchases you might make on line.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 21:45
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Very interesting.--Were you London born ??----Me,...

Very interesting.--Were you London born ??----Me, Islington.

Pic of me and bike below.
Forum: V8 Forum 18th December 2021, 21:39
Replies: 55
Views: 2,414
Posted By COLVERT
Now, now young man. You can only have a senior...

Now, now young man. You can only have a senior moment when you reach my age and not before.---:icon_lol:
Forum: V8 Forum 18th December 2021, 21:37
Replies: 55
Views: 2,414
Posted By COLVERT
Download Trusteer endpoint protection for free...

Download Trusteer endpoint protection for free and use it.

Recommended by my bank.--It encodes your card and sends the code, not your number.--Those tea-leaves can't get your card number.

Feel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 21:00
Replies: 35
Views: 2,307
Posted By COLVERT
Brip.----I see from the statistics you are no...

Brip.----I see from the statistics you are no longer a spring chicken.--:icon_lol:


Personally I find my 114 bhp engine performs very well. It has to be in good condition though with everything...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 20:43
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By COLVERT
My pet hate.--A number of capital letters to...

My pet hate.--A number of capital letters to describe something without at least one explanation as to what the letters stand for.


Which then leads to the question.---What's PPD...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 20:25
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By COLVERT
As Simon says in the above post it really is a...

As Simon says in the above post it really is a good idea to become a member.---There is so much information on here to help you with any problem you might get with your car.

I have 883 pictures...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 12:19
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By COLVERT
Too late I've already done it.-----:icon_lol: ...

Too late I've already done it.-----:icon_lol:


I've heard of people filling their tyres with grass though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 12:15
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By COLVERT
In my opinion you still have some air circulating...

In my opinion you still have some air circulating
in the system.--Can't be blocked pipes if they can be hot or cold at times.

A silted up pipe will remain blocked but air in the system can move...
Forum: V8 Forum 18th December 2021, 12:07
Replies: 55
Views: 2,414
Posted By COLVERT
They seem to sell many parts. Which ones do you...

They seem to sell many parts. Which ones do you mean or do you mean everything they sell.--That could be expensive as the OP might have any of those ignition parts...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2021, 12:00
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By COLVERT
Not sure I understand---"delete and index". ...

Not sure I understand---"delete and index".
Please, what does that mean ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 11:53
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By COLVERT
William, please come back and talk to us. ...

William, please come back and talk to us.

:wine::wine::wine:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 11:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By COLVERT
That was a rare bit of praise by MSS.---:laugh: ...

That was a rare bit of praise by MSS.---:laugh:

Chart last line----Voltage OG 12V---------of, perhaps ??

First line----3300----perhaps ??




PS.--"Quiescent". for those who might be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 11:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By COLVERT
Yes you could but a small rubber plug would be...

Yes you could but a small rubber plug would be better in contact with acid---------------However it's far better not to try to charge a lead acid battery too fast.--Those garage fast chargers are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 19:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By COLVERT
Hi there Harry. All I meant in item one is...

Hi there Harry.

All I meant in item one is that the limiting factor for charging lead acid batteries is internal heat generated by charging. Must not get hotter than bath water or H2O losses start...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 19:38
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By COLVERT
Could need one of these---

Could need one of these---
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 19:31
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By COLVERT
Depending on what angle your car is parked then...

Depending on what angle your car is parked then water from under the rear screen can get into the rear foot wells.

I see you sell French property.---I live in France.

You are 80 something...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 13:05
Replies: 18
Views: 984
Posted By COLVERT
Also, at the time of the water leak into the boot...

Also, at the time of the water leak into the boot of my car I did what lots of others have done.--I drilled a few 1/8 diameter holes through the floor of the boot to let the pond out.


The gold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 12:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,434
Posted By COLVERT
Oui Monsieur.---:bowdown:---Ca va.

Oui Monsieur.---:bowdown:---Ca va.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 12:46
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By COLVERT
Well if it's running but no fuel coming through...

Well if it's running but no fuel coming through it could be the pump is worn out or you don't have enough fuel in the tank.

Plus a check with what Simon's post says.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 12:42
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By COLVERT
Look on the forum for water ingress into the...

Look on the forum for water ingress into the plenum chamber.--The ECU objects to being made to swim.---:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 12:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By COLVERT
Worn oil Pump ??? You can tell by the...

Worn oil Pump ???

You can tell by the spelling spirits are foreign to me.---I can vaguely remember maybe 60 years ago having a Bacardi and coke or Vodka and lime but that's it.

Nowadays it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 12:23
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By COLVERT
I don't think the oil capacity is a factor. If...

I don't think the oil capacity is a factor. If the sump was twice the size the filter would take the same time to fill. It mainly depends on the condition of the oil pump and if it's a refill from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2021, 22:05
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By COLVERT
The numbers are now decreasing quite quickly of...

The numbers are now decreasing quite quickly of R75's but there are still diesels in the car breakers.--A phone call to one of them might be productive.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2021, 22:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By COLVERT
I've never heard of anyone starting the engine...

I've never heard of anyone starting the engine after draining the oil and then trying to fill it with the engine running.--Blow back past the pistons would blow the oil straight back out of the...
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