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Forum: Items Wanted 15th July 2019, 19:47
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By sworks
Tourer tailgate switch

Looking for a tourer tailgate switch, thanks
Forum: Items Wanted 15th July 2019, 19:46
Replies: 0
Views: 28
Posted By sworks
Saloon high level brake light

Looking for a high level brake light for the 05 classic saloon that has all the led’s working, thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 21:18
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Used the tourer for its intended purpose. Picked...

Used the tourer for its intended purpose. Picked up a spare headlight, two rear lights, two front indicators, two glass roof panels and a complete passenger door with all fittings and glass for the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2019, 20:43
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By sworks
All manufacturers pay for warranty repairs...

All manufacturers pay for warranty repairs including labour. The labour would be at a reduced rate to retail but still chargeable as every job has a Ďstandard timeí If you spent 6 hours rebuilding a...
Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2019, 21:05
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By sworks
We bought ours, an auto about 8 months ago and...

We bought ours, an auto about 8 months ago and have covered about 10,000 miles and I absolutely love it, but we canít wait to replace it. Ours came from the sales centre at Longbridge that no longer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 20:49
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By sworks
Canít say how many has Terry fitted but Iíve...

Canít say how many has Terry fitted but Iíve fitted absolutely.... none over the years
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 18:24
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By sworks
These cars are getting older and sometimes you...

These cars are getting older and sometimes you have to decide wether to keep going or look at something different and newer. Good luck with the Merc Glenn, Iím sure you will have people queuing up to...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:56
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By sworks
Iím sure they will be able to transfer it to your...

Iím sure they will be able to transfer it to your old account.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:52
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By sworks
If you pm a moderator Iím sure they will be able...

If you pm a moderator Iím sure they will be able to sort this for you.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:51
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By sworks
I think a lot of people will join just for one...

I think a lot of people will join just for one answer and once the issue is resolved they no longer post. It can be frustrating reading through pages with lots of help to find no resolution...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:45
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By sworks
If its 1 of 1 then there has to be quite a bit of...

If its 1 of 1 then there has to be quite a bit of value. I watched a programme recently where small manufacturers were making their own trains and selling them. A major manufacturer then had an event...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 06:20
Replies: 13
Views: 158
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday mate

Happy Birthday mate
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2019, 19:15
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By sworks
Wow so many opinions, and no sympathy at all. Was...

Wow so many opinions, and no sympathy at all. Was nobody ever young and made a mistake? We live in a different world now, times have changed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 18:53
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By sworks
If you plug into a genuine fast car charger you...

If you plug into a genuine fast car charger you can get around 80% charge in 45 minutes. If you plugged into your house it could take up to 12 hours. You would only plug into your house in an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 15:43
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
Didnít do anything to the 75, I did however have...

Didnít do anything to the 75, I did however have a play with the R8 coupe. Iíve removed the tatty looking stainless steel backbox and fitted an oe backbox with added chrome trim along with a new...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2019, 09:44
Replies: 20
Views: 528
Posted By sworks
I think this is a brilliant idea, techs in a main...

I think this is a brilliant idea, techs in a main dealer environment are working with cutting edge technology and canít possibly know everything about every system fitted. How many people have...
Forum: Photography Corner 23rd June 2019, 09:23
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By sworks
The future looks quite sad for Longbridge, Iíve...

The future looks quite sad for Longbridge, Iíve never managed a plinth shot or photo outside the gates with Ďmarmiteí as it was always too busy on the POL days.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 14:49
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
I didnít connect T4 to the tourer to check the...

I didnít connect T4 to the tourer to check the tailgate switch but I did recode a new remote to the R8 coupe and gave it a quick look over thanks to Brian for sorting me a legacy disc and blue lead.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,209
Posted By sworks
I have a parcel waiting to open from Brian once I...

I have a parcel waiting to open from Brian once I get home, the guys an absolute legend :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 07:50
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By sworks
We’ve owned ours for about 8 months and I...

We’ve owned ours for about 8 months and I absolutely love it. Unfortunately for us there is no local dealer support so ours won’t be staying. If your local dealer is a good one then I would recommend...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 19:50
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
200 miles covered in the classic mini, Newcastle...

200 miles covered in the classic mini, Newcastle was sunny and a good crack putting the world to rights. All in all a good day. Normal service might resume tomorrow looking at the tourer tailgate...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 19:23
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
Gave the classic mini a check over for a show...

Gave the classic mini a check over for a show tomorrow. Thereís five of us going in minis Ďof significant interestí to represent 60 years of the mini. Itís over in the North East and hopefully by the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 19:17
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Nice idea, I like that

Nice idea, I like that
Forum: NAC & SAIC 3rd June 2019, 21:54
Replies: 22
Views: 2,586
Posted By sworks
We are looking at replacing our ZS with a Hyundai...

We are looking at replacing our ZS with a Hyundai IONIQ. Holding out for the facelift which is launched in July. I really wanted the ZS to be good and we were looking forward to the ZS EV but dealer...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2019, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By sworks
A few years ago I was fortunate to go to Turin...

A few years ago I was fortunate to go to Turin with Fiat UK and it turned into a sightseeing trip of film locations when not working.

https://flickr.com/photos/22817867@N02/sets/72157628446259205
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2019, 15:41
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By sworks
50 years ago today

Possibly the best film ever made was released

https://youtu.be/bPpgg5rwxpA
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 31st May 2019, 20:38
Replies: 2
Views: 1,826
Posted By sworks
The parrot microphone will fit in the housing,...

The parrot microphone will fit in the housing, thatís where it is on my car when I found the rest of the kit buried behind the dash.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 22:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By sworks
A 1971 marina coupe and two Rover SD1ís :drool4:

A 1971 marina coupe and two Rover SD1ís :drool4:
Forum: Photography Corner 29th May 2019, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By sworks
I agree Jeff, some of the images are poor in my...

I agree Jeff, some of the images are poor in my opinion but I just put it down to photography being so subjective, what do I know :D Worth a watch though
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 14:03
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By sworks
A symphony head unit with the SLE mod are...

A symphony head unit with the SLE mod are supposed to work very well. You can however get very good aftermarket units for very little money and fit it into a genuine fascia adapter rather than the...
Forum: Photography Corner 29th May 2019, 12:00
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By sworks
Master Of Photography - new series

New series started last night on Sky Arts channel 122. Can be downloaded or on again tonight at 7pm. Not watched the first episode yet but the last few series has been good.
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2019, 14:10
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By sworks
A lot of manufacturers do bikes as accessories,...

A lot of manufacturers do bikes as accessories, Porsche, Fiat to name a few. I donít ever recall an MG Rover option available in the showrooms
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 21:12
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By sworks
The best thing on tv at the moment. Mrs sworks...

The best thing on tv at the moment. Mrs sworks remembers the time it happened well
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 21:06
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Absolutely nothing with the 75, but I did take...

Absolutely nothing with the 75, but I did take the classic Mini Cooper S out for an enjoyable drive :drool4:
Forum: Photography Corner 27th May 2019, 15:49
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By sworks
Absolutely stunning, love the light and...

Absolutely stunning, love the light and atmosphere :bowdown:
Forum: Photography Corner 27th May 2019, 15:48
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By sworks
Thanks Jeff, I really need to get back into it...

Thanks Jeff, I really need to get back into it but life seems to get in the way
Forum: Photography Corner 26th May 2019, 19:41
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By sworks
Thanks, thereís a few urbex ones in there ;)

Thanks, thereís a few urbex ones in there ;)
Forum: Photography Corner 26th May 2019, 18:52
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By sworks
Dusted the camera off

Iíve not used the camera in months and took it along to a local car show recently. Iím not a fan of Ďcar in a fieldí shots but really needed to get some photography done. Any critique taken on board...
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 18:45
Replies: 14
Views: 189
Posted By sworks
Thanks everybody itís much appreciated and Iíve...

Thanks everybody itís much appreciated and Iíve run out of individual Ďthanksí. Had a very chilled out day with the family.
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 07:21
Replies: 14
Views: 202
Posted By sworks
Happy Ďsame birthí day mate :D

Happy Ďsame birthí day mate :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2019, 07:10
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By sworks
You always had to have a Yahoo email address for...

You always had to have a Yahoo email address for Flickr. They are in the process of changing the login process away from Yahoo. I was locked out of mine for a while and once back in I got the option...
Forum: NAC & SAIC 25th May 2019, 18:35
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By sworks
Hopefully ordering on Monday

Hopefully ordering on Monday
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 17:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,881
Posted By sworks
Having seen things from both sides political...

Having seen things from both sides political threads pretty much all end up heated. Each moderator can potentially view things differently and let a thread run as it may not start off as a political...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 16:57
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
It looks like Longbridge will close, sad sad day...

It looks like Longbridge will close, sad sad day indeed. With regards to our ZS I contacted the three nearest dealers all of which are around 3 hours away in the about our warranty issues. One said...
Forum: NAC & SAIC 25th May 2019, 16:48
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By sworks
After struggling to get any dealer to look at...

After struggling to get any dealer to look at some warranty issues weíve been new car shopping today.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2019, 07:02
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
Maybe, maybe not. As some will of made the link...

Maybe, maybe not. As some will of made the link Brian is referring to me. We needed a car that was big enough to carry my daughters wheelchair but not too big that it was a huge car that she wouldn’t...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 06:58
Replies: 12
Views: 851
Posted By sworks
Did you get sorted? Iíve got a universal clutch...

Did you get sorted? Iíve got a universal clutch aligning tool that clamps the cover and disc together and iím in Penrith Sunday morning if you need to borrow it?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2019, 06:30
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
This was posted yesterday, There doesnít look to...

This was posted yesterday, There doesnít look to be many used cars for sale, last time I was there I remember there being a lot more.
https://youtu.be/7JErJrMSDu8
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 10:39
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
Hopefully MG UK will have the foresight to let...

Hopefully MG UK will have the foresight to let Gaydon motor museum take the cars from the museum in the conference centre and also Lord Austinís office before they are lost forever, itís like 2005...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 09:32
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
I have read about cars stalling as they are...

I have read about cars stalling as they are setting off rather than when actually stopping so possibly. Reading online some people are saying that they have had the update and others saying itís not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 09:23
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
Pretty much my opinion too

Pretty much my opinion too
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 09:19
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
There we’re issues of a hesitation whilst driving...

There we’re issues of a hesitation whilst driving at around 50 mph on light throttle. There was a software update and a modified cam sensor but this was for the manual ZS only. There are also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 08:33
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
That’s not good Ian, they have premises in...

That’s not good Ian, they have premises in Marlybone with a few floors spare, I read a few months ago that they were thinking of renting it out so I guess they could use it for R&D. Ive been to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2019, 20:28
Replies: 91
Views: 5,870
Posted By sworks
I believe that some contractors have been...

I believe that some contractors have been finished and some staff are on a 45 day consultation period but the future of a Longbridge was still undecided. Any links to info that says that Longbridge...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2019, 15:45
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By sworks
Can anybody recommend........

Looking to buy a brake flaring tool that can be used on the car, must work with all kinds of pipe including steel. What do you have?
Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2019, 18:48
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Been using it as a daily driver whilst the coupe...

Been using it as a daily driver whilst the coupe gets fixed. Now the coupe is fixed the 75 can have a rest while I try and get to the bottom of itís tailgate issue.....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 16:49
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By sworks
I like that :D

I like that :D
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 2nd May 2019, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By sworks
Looks like a GPS ariel connector

Looks like a GPS ariel connector
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2019, 16:26
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
The Mini Cooper and 200 coupe are both off the...

The Mini Cooper and 200 coupe are both off the road so today I took the 75 to the ‘drive it day’ at Dalemain house
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2019, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By sworks
Watched it on Thursday, really good film

Watched it on Thursday, really good film
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2019, 11:10
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By sworks
Itís repeated at 7am tomorrow morning

Itís repeated at 7am tomorrow morning
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2019, 20:49
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Fitted the thermostat housing to the back of the...

Fitted the thermostat housing to the back of the water pump on the 1800 Ďclassicí in the rain. Bled it and then road tested and allowed the fan to cut in, will check the level in the morning before I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2019, 10:07
Replies: 39
Views: 2,147
Posted By sworks
Iíve not seem a car with no sump plug but many...

Iíve not seem a car with no sump plug but many manufacturers donít use dip sticks anymore. Some Fordís now donít even have a sump plug as such just a twist and remove item in a plastic sump a bit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2019, 19:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By sworks
I had to look twice there, my first car was a...

I had to look twice there, my first car was a mini, reg JHH 329N
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2019, 09:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,536
Posted By sworks
I usually get sent the one with the water trap, I...

I usually get sent the one with the water trap, I ordered one from the local factors yesterday and specified no water trap and the correct one arrived.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2019, 09:23
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By sworks
If itís new old stock check the elastomer bead is...

If itís new old stock check the elastomer bead is completely intact, quite rare but some had issues with quality out the box
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2019, 19:05
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Wasnít going to do anything with cars this...

Wasnít going to do anything with cars this weekend after stripping down the 1800 classic on Thursday. But, finished work then serviced the tourer and fitted two new front droplinks that were advised...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2019, 08:55
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
75 needs a service and two droplinks, was going...

75 needs a service and two droplinks, was going to sort this weekend until my father in laws 2005 classic spec 1800 overheated. Leaking from the rear plastic housing that goes into the back of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2019, 08:40
Replies: 36
Views: 2,247
Posted By sworks
I bought a MAC tools 3/8’s drive gun a few months...

I bought a MAC tools 3/8’s drive gun a few months ago, powerful enough to remove some wheel nuts but generally just used for under trays and light work. I can’t add photos to the forum via my iPhone...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th April 2019, 20:32
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By sworks
Coolant hoses

Looking to replace the coolant hoses on the 2005 1800 NA. Being a late car itís a PRT system.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 08:29
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By sworks
They do appear on eBay from time to time but are...

They do appear on eBay from time to time but are creeping up in price as standard seems to be more desirable. When I got my coupe my local dealer had a new old stock Philips cd changer that I bought...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2019, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By sworks
Thankyou very much :bowdown: :bowdown:

Thankyou very much :bowdown: :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2019, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By sworks
LimoRog, can I use the photo of my car please? I...

LimoRog, can I use the photo of my car please? I didnít take many photos and none were of my own car
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 14:09
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Noticed yesterday that the tailgate wonít open, a...

Noticed yesterday that the tailgate wonít open, a long press on the remote unlock button opens the tailgate so I suspect itís the plinth button. Stripped out the tailgate trim and was going to check...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2019, 22:41
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Took it for a 200 mile drive.......

Took it for a 200 mile drive.......
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2019, 22:21
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By sworks
They do, Auto Finesse glisten, smells like cake ;)

They do, Auto Finesse glisten, smells like cake ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 9th April 2019, 20:01
Replies: 20
Views: 1,483
Posted By sworks
Can I be added to the list please

Can I be added to the list please
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2019, 06:47
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By sworks
An R8 cab, gorgeous :drool4:

An R8 cab, gorgeous :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2019, 08:19
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By sworks
Looking forward to a catch up Friday evening Simon

Looking forward to a catch up Friday evening Simon
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2019, 21:14
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Any links? I think Iíd like to keep the genuine...

Any links? I think Iíd like to keep the genuine drop links than fit cheap rubbish
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2019, 18:44
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Completely disorganised this year, Iíve normally...

Completely disorganised this year, Iíve normally serviced the car and looked over it in preparation for its mot. I put it in for its mot without any pre checks and it passed with two advisories, both...
Forum: Photography Corner 31st March 2019, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By sworks
Looking forward to seeing how the 1dx performs

Looking forward to seeing how the 1dx performs
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2019, 18:49
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By sworks
How are Hyundai and Kia so far apart when itís...

How are Hyundai and Kia so far apart when itís pretty much the same product, I wouldnít pay too much attention to that article
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2019, 21:05
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By sworks
Have you seen the probe convertible at the NEC?

Have you seen the probe convertible at the NEC?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2019, 20:39
Replies: 44
Views: 2,727
Posted By sworks
Brian, Alfa 159 sportwagon ;)

Brian, Alfa 159 sportwagon ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2019, 10:41
Replies: 44
Views: 2,727
Posted By sworks
Our old Cooper diesel was terrible, reliable but...

Our old Cooper diesel was terrible, reliable but terrible. The service interval indicator would drop from 19,000 miles to 0 in less than a year when it had actually covered around 12,000 miles. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2019, 06:52
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By sworks
The Datsun 240Z is local to me, itís absolutly...

The Datsun 240Z is local to me, itís absolutly stunning
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th March 2019, 18:53
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By sworks
I would check the instrument cluster, it wouldn’t...

I would check the instrument cluster, it wouldn’t be the first time that we had seen that the led warning light had been broken so it doesn’t illuminate. Maybe worth giving BigRuss a shout
Forum: Social Forum 10th March 2019, 17:25
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By sworks
I donít think the EZS will be starting from...

I donít think the EZS will be starting from £12,495. Thatís the entry price of the current ZS range and itís thought the EZS will be around £25,000
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2019, 20:32
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By sworks
Saw it last night, really enjoyed it and being...

Saw it last night, really enjoyed it and being Marvel we stayed to the end. The soundtrack was really good too, so much so that we looked on iTunes when we got home but the soundtrack didnít list...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th March 2019, 19:30
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By sworks
K series 52mm throttle body

The throttle body on the coupe is a bit Ďstickyí and the earlier plastic 48mm version. If Iím replacing to the alloy version to reduce the sticking throttle itís orobably best to go the 52mm version....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 3rd March 2019, 17:28
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By sworks
Excellent photos as usual Rob, Iíve not been to...

Excellent photos as usual Rob, Iíve not been to Gaydon since the new building was opened. I remember going 3 times whilst Ďpassingí until the car I wanted to see was on show, Iím guessing the full...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2019, 16:32
Replies: 170
Views: 36,390
Posted By sworks
The Yellow 75 was built 48 hours before closure...

The Yellow 75 was built 48 hours before closure but that doesn’t count as the Phoenix Four paid for it at a probable reduced rate, however, the Cimerron 1800 nasp was registered 4 days before closure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2019, 21:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By sworks
You forgot to add a link to buy...

You forgot to add a link to buy some........:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 19:56
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
Door shut and confirmed shut by T4..... the alarm...

Door shut and confirmed shut by T4..... the alarm has been set all day with no false alarms so it may of been closed before I got there 😏
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 18:26
Replies: 488
Views: 33,794
Posted By sworks
Looked at my father in laws 75 classic as the...

Looked at my father in laws 75 classic as the alarm had been going off last night. 15 triggers of the drivers side rear door.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 08:50
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By sworks
Last time I used the train was middle of last...

Last time I used the train was middle of last year, Penrith to Birmingham new street and back again the following day. The journey down wasnít too bad, I found my seat and it was quite relaxing. The...
Forum: Events and Meets 17th February 2019, 08:15
Replies: 135
Views: 11,591
Posted By sworks
I think Iím going to just drive down on the day...

I think Iím going to just drive down on the day weather depending? I need a warranty job on the ZS done and was thinking of booking the car into the sales centre on the day before POL and staying...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2019, 20:45
Replies: 10
Views: 701
Posted By sworks
A new wear sensor is about £8

A new wear sensor is about £8
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2019, 21:53
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By sworks
It can be T4’d using the blue lead. Being 1996 it...

It can be T4’d using the blue lead. Being 1996 it will be an MPI. Misfire could be anything from plugs to leads to the coil pack. Plenty of mini specialists out there so shouldn’t be too hard to...
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 7th February 2019, 23:02
Replies: 30
Views: 5,888
Posted By sworks
Some similar characteristics mentioned between...

Some similar characteristics mentioned between OVP and our tourer. The hole for the light bar on ours wasnít as neat as OVPís and ours was just drilled through the roof. Also, we have a single fine...
Forum: Photography Corner 7th February 2019, 22:46
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By sworks
Funnily enough I bought a roll of film at the...

Funnily enough I bought a roll of film at the weekend..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2019, 22:05
Replies: 70
Views: 3,743
Posted By sworks
Keep the coupe, youíve had it a long time. The ti...

Keep the coupe, youíve had it a long time. The ti was probably an impulse buy Iím guessing so sell that too. Keep one 75 as a daily. Hope your ok..
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 22:19
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By sworks
Iíve had an iPhone for years and they were at the...

Iíve had an iPhone for years and they were at the cutting edge of smart phone technology. I was bought an apple watch as a present and itís infuriating that an extremely expensive stainless steel...
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd February 2019, 20:03
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By sworks
I agree about the pylon, I missed it just above...

I agree about the pylon, I missed it just above the roof.
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd February 2019, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By sworks
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4841/46920902792_45...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4841/46920902792_45a8d07b05_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2eueTGC)IMG_8500 (https://flic.kr/p/2eueTGC) by Mark (https://www.flickr.com/photos/sworks/), on Flickr

...
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd February 2019, 18:10
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By sworks
Thanks for the comments guys, Iím been looking at...

Thanks for the comments guys, Iím been looking at a new camera body but thatís not the answer at the moment. I feel the MG shots could of been so much better but it was 10 minutes on the carpark...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 18:04
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By sworks
You should only get iMessages if a conversation...

You should only get iMessages if a conversation was started as an iMessage. Putting her sim into an android phone and trying to continue a conversation may be a problem I suppose. The contact details...
Forum: Photography Corner 3rd February 2019, 16:05
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By sworks
Lost the love of photography

Ive done very little photography for so long that I was considering selling my kit. I took some photos for the insurance on the cooper S a few weeks back but to be honest camera phones are sufficient...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2019, 17:05
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Did nothing with the 75 other than park it up to...

Did nothing with the 75 other than park it up to rotate usage with the R8 coupe. The wiper arms on the coupe were looking faded and with new wiper blades to fit I removed the arms and gave them a...
Forum: Social Forum 1st February 2019, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By sworks
Well done Dave, I decided to do dry January also....

Well done Dave, I decided to do dry January also. Itís all too easy to have a beer after a stressful day. If Iím honest I donít feel any different or healthier but Iím enjoying a drink tonight...
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2019, 07:01
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By sworks
Absolutely none, keyless entry and push button...

Absolutely none, keyless entry and push button start are usually the same package.
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2019, 19:21
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By sworks
I drive a lot of keyless entry cars and find them...

I drive a lot of keyless entry cars and find them extremely good. Just keep the fob in your pocket. When you arrive at the car the car (manufacturer dependant) senses the fob in range and opens out...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2019, 11:43
Replies: 78
Views: 3,929
Posted By sworks
Saddened to read of Anneís passing Trevor,...

Saddened to read of Anneís passing Trevor, thinking of you at this sad time.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2019, 15:33
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Looked at the brake pad warning light and itís a...

Looked at the brake pad warning light and itís a broken front sensor. Looked in the garage and I only have a new rear, Slight modification to get the light off until I can get a new sensor. I really...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2019, 22:12
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By sworks
Hope your daughter is ok, the car is just a car

Hope your daughter is ok, the car is just a car
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2019, 19:00
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
Drove the 75, the brake pad warning light came...

Drove the 75, the brake pad warning light came on! Front pads are about 20% worn and the rears about 50%. Parked it up and took the R8 coupe instead....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2019, 18:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,166
Posted By sworks
Snow in the North East, I didnít think it did...

Snow in the North East, I didnít think it did anything else :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2019, 22:17
Replies: 122
Views: 4,536
Posted By sworks
Passed in my girlfriends (now wife) mk2 XR2

Passed in my girlfriends (now wife) mk2 XR2
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2019, 11:17
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday Neil

Happy Birthday Neil
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2019, 19:43
Replies: 50
Views: 4,903
Posted By sworks
It is still located at a Longbridge but not open...

It is still located at a Longbridge but not open to the public for Viewing unfortunately.
Forum: Photography Corner 30th December 2018, 18:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,318
Posted By sworks
Good luck with your relocation, have you changed...

Good luck with your relocation, have you changed jobs too or are you commuting?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 10:02
Replies: 39
Views: 1,676
Posted By sworks
So you have a flat cap and pipe instead :)

So you have a flat cap and pipe instead :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 09:45
Replies: 91
Views: 7,720
Posted By sworks
Excellent outcome, well done for percivering

Excellent outcome, well done for percivering
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 09:41
Replies: 39
Views: 1,676
Posted By sworks
Absolutely, I still get the ‘old man’ jokes and...

Absolutely, I still get the ‘old man’ jokes and the ‘can’t believe you still own a Rover’ but is that a bad thing? As long as your happy it’s ok to be different.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 09:21
Replies: 47
Views: 2,656
Posted By sworks
Cars with character, difficult choice as it’s all...

Cars with character, difficult choice as it’s all personal choice. I believe my classic cooper S, Rover 200 coupe and 75 tourer all have character. Saying that, had our 75 tourer not been what it is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2018, 09:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By sworks
With regard to the garage forgetting to reconnect...

With regard to the garage forgetting to reconnect after work being done, itís no different to the owner forgetting to disconnect in the first place, Iíd rather have a tech concentrate on the job in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 20:09
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By sworks
Or disconnect it yourself before taking it in and...

Or disconnect it yourself before taking it in and therefore reconnecting it yourself before you drive away ;) Not all dashcams are obviously visible
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2018, 20:08
Replies: 23
Views: 1,704
Posted By sworks
Iím another fan of dash cams being turned off...

Iím another fan of dash cams being turned off when not needed,as in not on the road. If you donít trust the garage then donít use them. A dash cam can video the interior layout of equipment in the...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2018, 22:07
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By sworks
We bought a couple similar to those from our...

We bought a couple similar to those from our local petrol station for the kids car keys after we misplaced a set (we found them eventually). They were pretty useless as trackers As you had to be in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 19:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,901
Posted By sworks
With talks of quality, one of these vents is an...

With talks of quality, one of these vents is an Audi A1 and the other a new ZS
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2018, 20:12
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday Bob

Happy Birthday Bob
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2018, 20:04
Replies: 31
Views: 740
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday Paul

Happy Birthday Paul
Forum: NAC & SAIC 17th December 2018, 22:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By sworks
Itís not a museum as such, Lord Austinís office...

Itís not a museum as such, Lord Austinís office which is untouched and as he left it and a few nice examples of cars. Not usually open to the public but we did travel a long way :)
Forum: Social Forum 9th December 2018, 20:36
Replies: 36
Views: 2,804
Posted By sworks
A very sad day in the MGR world... RIP Geraint

A very sad day in the MGR world... RIP Geraint
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2018, 20:19
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By sworks
I applied but but wasnít successful

I applied but but wasnít successful
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2018, 20:07
Replies: 34
Views: 1,747
Posted By sworks
Iím not sure I agree with just 3% of techs being...

Iím not sure I agree with just 3% of techs being qualified but it wonít be a high figure. There are no rules that Iím aware off that garages have to have an EV qualified tech, however, most...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2018, 19:48
Replies: 10,584
Views: 695,730
Posted By sworks
I didnít do anything with my 75 but seeing all...

I didnít do anything with my 75 but seeing all those R8 door handles going to scrap made me sad.......
Forum: NAC & SAIC 9th December 2018, 10:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By sworks
We really canít fauly it, last week I took it for...

We really canít fauly it, last week I took it for a drive for no reason at all, I had nowhere to go just wanted to drive it. I think the last time I did that was with the old TF.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 8th December 2018, 21:04
Replies: 13
Views: 1,667
Posted By sworks
My MG ZS thread

Thought I’d post here seeing as we now own a SAIC MG ZS. We decided on a new ZS to replace the MINI Paceman that we had been having issues with since new. The ZS was chosen as my daughter absolutely...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2018, 21:40
Replies: 37
Views: 2,187
Posted By sworks
I think standard on all cars built late this...

I think standard on all cars built late this year. Whilst we had the Paceman in for work before it was traded in I spotted a convertible with a Union Jack flag Ďghostedí onto the fabric roof. MINI is...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2018, 22:10
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday Tony

Happy Birthday Tony
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2018, 22:05
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By sworks
The problem is that the sensor pattern is fan...

The problem is that the sensor pattern is fan shaped so to a degree they go past the sides of the car slightly :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 22:21
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By sworks
Is it not winter in Newcastle all year round...

Is it not winter in Newcastle all year round :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2018, 06:52
Replies: 26
Views: 543
Posted By sworks
Happy Birthday mate

Happy Birthday mate
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2018, 21:59
Replies: 62
Views: 3,322
Posted By sworks
After owning a ZS for a few weeks Iíve got to say...

After owning a ZS for a few weeks Iíve got to say build quality is good. We were looking at a Hyundai Tucson which is the better car but not 12k better. The ZS in my opinion isnít a Ďcheapí car but a...
Forum: Photography Corner 26th November 2018, 05:54
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By sworks
Well done on the LRPS award Alan.

Well done on the LRPS award Alan.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2018, 22:17
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By sworks
Another vote for the ZT, they donít like sitting...

Another vote for the ZT, they donít like sitting idle
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 22nd November 2018, 22:08
Replies: 30
Views: 5,888
Posted By sworks
Canít wait to see OVP again, the last time I saw...

Canít wait to see OVP again, the last time I saw her was also at Avoncroft whilst looking into her running problem which we managed to solve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2018, 21:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By sworks
The fitting of 135 cams to a 120 1800 should run...

The fitting of 135 cams to a 120 1800 should run ok on the 120 map as far as I believe as I’ve never read of issues before after this has been done. Maybe SAWS tuning can help?
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