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Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2021, 12:18
Replies: 101
Views: 324,553
Posted By COLVERT
Best post in the main forum as folk rarely come...

Best post in the main forum as folk rarely come in here.---:smilie_re:--It's just down there.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 20:44
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By COLVERT
You've changed the mechanical bits but no result....

You've changed the mechanical bits but no result.
From what you describe you have fuel but no spark.

( Leads or coils.---:shrug:--)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 20:37
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By COLVERT
Crank sensor being affected by the hot...

Crank sensor being affected by the hot engine.--When it cools the engine will start.

This is an early sign of sensor failure.---:eek:


Not expensive and quite easy to fit.---All the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 20:29
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By COLVERT
You're a brave man Chris and if I was handing out...

You're a brave man Chris and if I was handing out medals you'd get the top one for fuel pump bravery.---( When I think about the many many tales of woe about low fuel levels and dry burnt out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 20:16
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
If you consider your posts to be topical then...

If you consider your posts to be topical then you'll find the item I mentioned in one of your own posts.-( Post 70.--If you don't want comment on things you say it would pay you not to post them.--I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 20:09
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By COLVERT
In the wiring diagrams is there a fuse common to...

In the wiring diagrams is there a fuse common to those items that are not now working ??---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 13:06
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
If I understand what you are saying then you've...

If I understand what you are saying then you've actually run a cam belt for 19 years.---:eek::eek::eek:


You must have the luck of the devil.---:D:D:D
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th May 2021, 20:06
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By COLVERT
You need to use flux or a solder with a flux...

You need to use flux or a solder with a flux core.--This cleans the part to be soldered and make the solder free flowing.

Without it soldering becomes difficult.

Bit like trying to wash your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2021, 19:57
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By COLVERT
As your car is a diesel and you only had about 40...

As your car is a diesel and you only had about 40 miles of diesel in it you are taking a chance that it might stop altogether.

The general advice with a diesel is to NEVER let your tank fall below...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 21:34
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By COLVERT
Matt. How can we help you if you can't be...

Matt. How can we help you if you can't be bothered to help yourself ???-----:twonk:
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 21:25
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting----------------but incredible to me...

Interesting----------------but incredible to me as I've never been to a theatre.----;););)
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 21:22
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By COLVERT
Plus without any effort you can get a large...

Plus without any effort you can get a large interest with a small deposit.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 21:16
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By COLVERT
In the picture below you'll see part of a 40...

In the picture below you'll see part of a 40 house site that I was site manager on.

All the houses had trussed rafters. All had electrical chases in the walls in which was fitted electrical...
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By COLVERT
It's possible but will cost more and will still...

It's possible but will cost more and will still need a bit of fiddling about with. __Also you have to make your shuttering water tight which is not necessary with a normal mix.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 20:54
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By COLVERT
The advantage is that it will still be in good...

The advantage is that it will still be in good condition when your car goes to the car park in the sky.---Lol.--;););)
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 23:19
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By COLVERT
For what you want a Laser level would be perfect...

For what you want a Laser level would be perfect and very much cheaper than the item you mention.

Measure from the center of the dot.

In my building days I've been responsible for the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 23:06
Replies: 30
Views: 1,398
Posted By COLVERT
Quote---Darcydog.-I cannot post pics on here so...

Quote---Darcydog.-I cannot post pics on here so if anyone wants to see ours in operation PM me with your email and Iíll send some pics. Iím happy for the pics to be reposted on here.



Is there...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:58
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By COLVERT
Further to the above post.--A good chippy can fix...

Further to the above post.--A good chippy can fix a set to a large house in half a day.

By the end of the same day the house can have--'Felt and batten'--making it basically water tight.
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:52
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By COLVERT
You might think---cheap and cheerful---but,...

You might think---cheap and cheerful---but, That's exactly what gets put in £500,000 pound houses too.---:D


Been there, dunnit and got the T shirt too.--;)
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:47
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By COLVERT
Quote Arctic.--His wife is 10 yrs younger, maybe...

Quote Arctic.--His wife is 10 yrs younger, maybe he can no longer satisfy her? what do you do ???


Forget the covid jab. Perhaps a jab of starch might do the trick.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By COLVERT
Those two old codgers might not even be alive by...

Those two old codgers might not even be alive by then.--:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:36
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
Possibly because they were drugged up.---:D ...

Possibly because they were drugged up.---:D





PUN.----;)
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:31
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
That's absolutely correct.----That's why we were...

That's absolutely correct.----That's why we were born with ten fingers and toes.

PS. Sitting down makes it easier to access your toes.---Bet you hadn't thought of that.--:D
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:26
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
Get the same thing over here in France...

Get the same thing over here in France too.----Somehow my smart phone realises they are SPAM and posts them up in red letters.---So I just---:spam::twonk: 'Em.----------It also--:no::no::no: so I...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:15
Replies: 16
Views: 574
Posted By COLVERT
There's a runny sort of goo that can be bought in...

There's a runny sort of goo that can be bought in a tube over here . The ants love it. They collect it up and take it back to wherever their nest is.--It does in the ants and grubs and in just a...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:10
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By COLVERT
As a site manager for 35 years on building...

As a site manager for 35 years on building sites.--------------------Go buy some gang nailed trussed rafters.


10 minutes to fix in place leaving the rest of the day to play golf.---:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:03
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By COLVERT
I don't believe it.---:eek:

I don't believe it.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By COLVERT
Took my own advice and bought some injector...

Took my own advice and bought some injector cleaner for mine yesterday.---:D

Just in case it needs it .---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 21:46
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By COLVERT
:iagree::wot:;)--------------------

:iagree::wot:;)--------------------
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 00:15
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By COLVERT
Take off the back panel and have look.---We found...

Take off the back panel and have look.---We found mice in ours.---They had tried to make a nest in it before chewing through an electrical cable and electrocuting themselves.-----:eek::eek::eek:-
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 00:11
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By COLVERT
Give it a treat over the next few weeks.---Put...

Give it a treat over the next few weeks.---Put some injector cleaner in it.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 00:10
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By COLVERT
Use a very light application of GRAPHITE grease. ...

Use a very light application of GRAPHITE grease.
The trace of oil will vanish leaving a dry lubricant in its place.--:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 00:06
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By COLVERT
Cigarette socket.--No use checking there if the...

Cigarette socket.--No use checking there if the engine is running because all you'll be checking is the alternator output.--:eek: Won't tell you much about your battery.---The battery GREEN indicator...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2021, 15:33
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By COLVERT
You say that the anti-lock system doesn't...

You say that the anti-lock system doesn't work.--Have you tried braking hard at a low speed on a loose gravel surface to test it ???---Or, because of the light, you just assume the system isn't...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 6th May 2021, 22:23
Replies: 18
Views: 4,581
Posted By COLVERT
Quite.--:bowdown: Another thing is just how...

Quite.--:bowdown:

Another thing is just how many of them speak good English.---;)
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 6th May 2021, 22:18
Replies: 6
Views: 12,052
Posted By COLVERT
You would get a better response to your question...

You would get a better response to your question if you posted it in the main forum as it's rather hidden away in here.---:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2021, 22:04
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Definitely not illegal and is used all the time...

Definitely not illegal and is used all the time as I said.

Giving references happens in all walks of life.

Used frequently by women for example when discussing hair dressers.

Us on the forum...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2021, 17:57
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
[SWhat would happen if one of "your" tradesmen...

[SWhat would happen if one of "your" tradesmen was told that if their work was sub standard they'd never work on any of the sites again?IZE="3"]Quote:--ANDY no1.---[/SIZE]

What you say would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 23:08
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
Grease. Good idea and helps to prevent rust. ...

Grease. Good idea and helps to prevent rust.

If, just if, you have dispensed with the Nylock nut then there will also be no need to file off any sharp metal parts on the threaded section.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 23:02
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By COLVERT
Matt, where are you ??--Please speak to us so we...

Matt, where are you ??--Please speak to us so we can try and help you.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 22:58
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By COLVERT
DMGS. yes those are the ones to get.--:D

DMGS. yes those are the ones to get.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 22:54
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By COLVERT
It does make sense but there two or three things...

It does make sense but there two or three things that can give you that reading. You need to find out which.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 22:46
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By COLVERT
Actually I have a couple of friends who did the...

Actually I have a couple of friends who did the same as you did.--Surprisingly they had no problems either.----:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 22:41
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
If you assume that everybody doing a job for you...

If you assume that everybody doing a job for you will do it perfectly you will always be disappointed.--Professional or not, if it's not being done to your requirements then that's the time to speak...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 22:27
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
Wi-Fi boosters are quite cheap to buy.--:cool:

Wi-Fi boosters are quite cheap to buy.--:cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 22:23
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
I'm disappointed to see you all seeking...

I'm disappointed to see you all seeking complicated solutions when post 26 is the perfect answer.

Copper slip on this or that.---- Possible failure of the Nylock nut.---Torque values on something...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 18:17
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
For the last week it's been around 300,000 a...

For the last week it's been around 300,000 a day.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 18:08
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By COLVERT
How's the clutch ?? still working ??

How's the clutch ?? still working ??
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 17:52
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
Really !!!!---:eek:------I expect they tasted...

Really !!!!---:eek:------I expect they tasted like chicken.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 17:47
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
Forget the Nyloc nut.---Simply fit two nuts on...

Forget the Nyloc nut.---Simply fit two nuts on the long thread and tighten one against the other to lock them.

Oh, and put that hack saw back in your tool box. ( And two nuts locked together will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 17:36
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By COLVERT
RE, those scotchlock type connectors. I...

RE, those scotchlock type connectors.

I fitted a tow bar to my wife's Citroen C4 quite a while ago. If I had read about this type of connector before the installation I would never have used them....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2021, 21:37
Replies: 78
Views: 2,944
Posted By COLVERT
Bicycle spanners are thin and are perfect for the...

Bicycle spanners are thin and are perfect for the job.--:D--I know this for sure as I have a Moped that uses bicycle spanners.--:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2021, 22:12
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
You would think there would be enough natural...

You would think there would be enough natural food about at this time of year. However, cos my wife loves wild birds, we are getting through a 20 kg sack of mixed seeds every two weeks now.--( and...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2021, 21:57
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Doesn't the camshaft normally run at half engine...

Doesn't the camshaft normally run at half engine speed ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2021, 21:50
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By COLVERT
:iagree::wot::D

:iagree::wot::D
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2021, 00:04
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By COLVERT
Yes.--But only used when they've got their eyes...

Yes.--But only used when they've got their eyes shut.------:p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 22:18
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By COLVERT
I've successfully topped up the clutch system...

I've successfully topped up the clutch system from the bleed nipple on the top of the gear box.

I did a post on it not long ago. I'll try to find it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 20:59
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By COLVERT
Rather than---inertia available, perhaps Kinetic...

Rather than---inertia available, perhaps Kinetic Energy available.----:shrug:----;)
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 20:49
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
---You must put on your foreman's hat and make...

---You must put on your foreman's hat and make sure he puts felt around the heating pipes where they come in contact with something else.

Same with conduit.--Tell them to fit it.--Or :smilie_re:...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 20:42
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Quote, SCP440---The wife on the other hand would...

Quote, SCP440---The wife on the other hand would have '' a man in'' to do everything that does not get done 30 seconds after she has mentioned it.][/COLOR]


Really ???--I hope she never says...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 20:33
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By COLVERT
Lol.. Cos if the driver needs Braille it's...

Lol.. Cos if the driver needs Braille it's because he's blind.---:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 22:22
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By COLVERT
Well, I've given it a great deal of thought but...

Well, I've given it a great deal of thought but answer me just one question. Where did you get that picture of my gear nob ????????????
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 22:20
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By COLVERT
Stubbornness---?? I can't let up either.--:D ...

Stubbornness---?? I can't let up either.--:D

Must be the air where you live that's affected you.--I lived in Bedfont and Hanworth for many years and have, maybe, caught the same bug.

I'm a...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 22:03
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
Maybe even a 'conspiracy suppository' which is...

Maybe even a 'conspiracy suppository' which is where it deserves to be.---:eek::eek::eek:---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 21:52
Replies: 38
Views: 2,527
Posted By COLVERT
Word of warning Mr Bilston. If before you do...

Word of warning Mr Bilston.

If before you do any work on the engine be aware that if there's a leak in the head gasket any water you put in it could leak into a cylinder and fill it.--If you spin...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 21:25
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
Quote--Gatekeeper.---Yesterday I bought triple...

Quote--Gatekeeper.---Yesterday I bought triple ply toilet paper for the first time.
Does this mean I get to use 2 squares instead of 4? Can you do the sums?

From personal experience absolutely...
Forum: V8 Forum 30th April 2021, 21:19
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By COLVERT
I'm probably even grumpier at 84 this...

I'm probably even grumpier at 84 this year.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 21:17
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By COLVERT
The amount of fluid you would be looking for will...

The amount of fluid you would be looking for will be very small. You would lose very little before the clutch would no longer work.
There would be more if the slave cylinder failed completely as all...
Forum: V8 Forum 29th April 2021, 20:43
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By COLVERT
No effort to say 'thanks' to Nich.---;)

No effort to say 'thanks' to Nich.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2021, 20:38
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
You might start off with less pad on the disc but...

You might start off with less pad on the disc but the braking effort will be the same. The psi will be greater.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2021, 23:04
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:-- Gatekeeper.--When I had the vascular...

Quote:-- Gatekeeper.--When I had the vascular scan in South Africa in December, the surgeon said the aneurysm had grown to 5.6cm in diameter.


That size is two inches in diameter.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2021, 22:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By COLVERT
My old car is---55 years after I sold it. ...

My old car is---55 years after I sold it.


CLL 449B
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2021, 19:35
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
Well, I hope their service goes well for you and...

Well, I hope their service goes well for you and you don't end up deflated.----------:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2021, 19:31
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
True, and India is a VERY BIG country. ...

True, and India is a VERY BIG country.


More research needed by wizzo 337.-----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2021, 20:09
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By COLVERT
Did you get any confirmation it was on its way...

Did you get any confirmation it was on its way ??--:shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 23:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By COLVERT
Wish I could help but no heated seats.--I expect...

Wish I could help but no heated seats.--I expect somebody will read your post soon and be able to help.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 21:37
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By COLVERT
Is it possible that someone before you has...

Is it possible that someone before you has altered the wiring ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By COLVERT
Pin down a square of clean cardboard under the...

Pin down a square of clean cardboard under the gearbox of your car on the drive. Brake fluid has a distinctive smell, different to engine oil.--A quick sniff at the stain on the cardboard should tell...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 21:51
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By COLVERT
Now don't forget to come back and tell us about...

Now don't forget to come back and tell us about that mysterious black screw cap.------If you ever find out.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 21:47
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By COLVERT
Could you do a small test patch on a piece of...

Could you do a small test patch on a piece of clean metal ??
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2021, 21:35
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By COLVERT
Parking -eye.---:eek: Sounds more like...

Parking -eye.---:eek:


Sounds more like they're Barking.----:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 21:31
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
More on the EGR Bypass Valve....Modify or Leave...

More on the EGR Bypass Valve....Modify or Leave alone------------:shrug:


Search for the above.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 21:46
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By COLVERT
Do you think it might be some kind of con ??

Do you think it might be some kind of con ??
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
Not trying to be contentious but it appears that...

Not trying to be contentious but it appears that lots of folk have been infected and didn't even know it.---:shrug:---Just curious as to where that estimate came from.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:41
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By COLVERT
Celts. Try north west France.;)

Celts. Try north west France.;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:16
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By COLVERT
And don't forget to click that THANKS...

And don't forget to click that THANKS button.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:13
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By COLVERT
Nick. Don't forget to let us know if it all works...

Nick. Don't forget to let us know if it all works out OK.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2021, 22:09
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By COLVERT
You can delete it yourself.---Look lower down the...

You can delete it yourself.---Look lower down the page.--;)
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 23:29
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By COLVERT
When you look up into the sky and see all those...

When you look up into the sky and see all those stars, what you are truly seeing is the light from them.--Not the actual stars themselves.---The distances are so great that maybe most of them have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2021, 23:04
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Same as mine. No oil needed between 10,000 mile...

Same as mine. No oil needed between 10,000 mile oil changes in 13 years. Also not a single drop of coolant in the radiator either.

I checked the oil and water today for the first time in six...
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2021, 22:59
Replies: 1,092
Views: 55,594
Posted By COLVERT
Those women obviously didn't realise that they...

Those women obviously didn't realise that they can still catch the virus and become seriously ill with it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2021, 23:35
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
Further to the above.---You boil the bearings in...

Further to the above.---You boil the bearings in grease to fill them.---( Unless they are the plain sintered metal type of bearing that are oil lubricated.)---with a felt, oil impregnated pad. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2021, 23:30
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
Don't be sorry. I'm not.--;)--I have opened them...

Don't be sorry. I'm not.--;)--I have opened them and greased them and made them last a long time if there is no mechanical damage.

PS. been pulling various mechanical items apart for over 70 years...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2021, 23:18
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By COLVERT
I'LL HAZARD A GUESS AND SAY TIGHTENING THOSE...

I'LL HAZARD A GUESS AND SAY TIGHTENING THOSE BOLTS WILL HAVE CURED THE LEAK CAUSED BY THEM BEING NOT TIGHT ENOUGH.

Sorry about the size of the letters. Caps lock was on.---:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 18:13
Replies: 159,802
Views: 6,118,343
Posted By COLVERT
Well, at least that will help you keep...

Well, at least that will help you keep fit.-----;););)
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 18:06
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
[SIZE="3"]Quote:---sewerman.--[/General Binding...

[SIZE="3"]Quote:---sewerman.--[/General Binding Regulstion 2020 as they are properly called, don't apply.


Never heard of--REGULSTION--Could you clarify that please? :shrug:SIZE]
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2021, 17:40
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
With the alternator off it's very easy to grease...

With the alternator off it's very easy to grease the ball race.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 23:54
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
The crankshaft pulley is probably OK then.--:}

The crankshaft pulley is probably OK then.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 17:37
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
There are some pictures on the forum of a damaged...

There are some pictures on the forum of a damaged ( worn out ) pulley. Posted I think by Arctic.

If he reads this post he will probably guide you to his pictures.---:D


Don't go buying any...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 17:32
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
If the brushes are worn down to the limit then...

If the brushes are worn down to the limit then they need to be changed ASAP. Flickering can be caused by arcing between the end of the brush and the slip ring commutator causing the slip ring to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 17:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By COLVERT
Years ago I had some brake shoes that seemed to...

Years ago I had some brake shoes that seemed to attract water.-I found with those that they could make the drums rust up overnight.---It was from around those days I began to park in gear, only if...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 16:42
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By COLVERT
In France where the property is half the price of...

In France where the property is half the price of that in GB.---:D

PS. The cars here are TWICE the price they can be bought for in GB.--:eek:


The area was so large my wife drew up plans (...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 16:40
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By COLVERT
Having the head skimmed if it's not needed is...

Having the head skimmed if it's not needed is detrimental to the job.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2021, 23:08
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By COLVERT
Reading the above posts makes me realize how...

Reading the above posts makes me realize how lucky I am to have a garden of 3,000 sq metres. Enough room to park 50 plus cars in the garden.

Also a two story barn of 10 by 20 metres.



PS. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 22:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By COLVERT
To stop that happening then maybe once a month...

To stop that happening then maybe once a month drive at a very slow speed for a hundred yards or so with the hand brake lightly engaged.--This will get rid of the film of rust that forms inside the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 22:41
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Is the voltage holding steady at the battery...

Is the voltage holding steady at the battery terminals with the engine ticking over.--( around 14 volts. )

If it's not then the fault might be with the alternator---:shrug:



PS. I like that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 16:57
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By COLVERT
Why.---Because alternators don't normally make...

Why.---Because alternators don't normally make any noise when they fail.---Crankshaft pulleys do though.--;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 21:20
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By COLVERT
Is there a link in your post somewhere.--:shrug:...

Is there a link in your post somewhere.--:shrug: ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2021, 21:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By COLVERT
I hope it works for both of us Harry or maybe...

I hope it works for both of us Harry or maybe it'll go to prove we both have worn out knees.---:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2021, 21:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By COLVERT
I've got to try this just out of...

I've got to try this just out of curiosity--:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2021, 20:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By COLVERT
Mine's been clicking for 13 years now and I'd...

Mine's been clicking for 13 years now and I'd miss it if it wasn't there.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 19:20
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By COLVERT
You are looking into this subject too much and...

You are looking into this subject too much and it's obviously bothering you.

Be like the rest of us--------If ignorance is bliss it's folly to be wise.---:D:D:D

By the way your dinner is in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2021, 19:14
Replies: 19
Views: 853
Posted By COLVERT
I believe that pipe to be alloy.--It can be...

I believe that pipe to be alloy.--It can be soldered if you have the right equipment.
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 21:53
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By COLVERT
Yikes,---£7.00 an hour. Lets say a ten hour...

Yikes,---£7.00 an hour.

Lets say a ten hour day. =£70.00

Seven days a week. =£490.00

52 weeks a year . =£25,480.00--------------Oh, to be so rich. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2021, 17:55
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By COLVERT
That's handy.----We seem to be at a crossroads...

That's handy.----We seem to be at a crossroads for the airliners. A couple of years ago, at weekends, it was possible to count up to 20 or so vapour trails way up above us. Now a very rare sight and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 17:47
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By COLVERT
Nothing special about the washer and very easy to...

Nothing special about the washer and very easy to make one.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2021, 17:44
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By COLVERT
You wouldn't think the brushes would wear as they...

You wouldn't think the brushes would wear as they run submerged in diesel all the time.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2021, 13:24
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By COLVERT
The surge happens at start up because for a split...

The surge happens at start up because for a split second the motor acts as a dead short until it starts to spin up.----:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 20:51
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By COLVERT
The safety level on the incoming cable is very...

The safety level on the incoming cable is very high. You would have to draw a lot of power to melt that.---:eek::eek::eek:

15K is 15,000.---Divide that by 230 to find the available amps.

As the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 20:20
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By COLVERT
Volcanic ash is much finer than sand and thus...

Volcanic ash is much finer than sand and thus will be carried far greater distances than sand by the wind and at far greater heights.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By COLVERT
That screw out bit is the very carefully...

That screw out bit is the very carefully calibrated hole that lets the air into the gauge.


If you look up Air Gauging on the internet you will find lots of info on how air flowing through a hole...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 00:01
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By COLVERT
The air from the tyre and the calibrated friction...

The air from the tyre and the calibrated friction balance one against the other to give you a reading.-- No friction from the seal means the sliding section can go to the maximum distance which is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 21:04
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By COLVERT
Don't forget the exhaust fumes from several...

Don't forget the exhaust fumes from several billion human being too.----:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 20:54
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By COLVERT
It's the piston seals inside that are worn.--- ...

It's the piston seals inside that are worn.---
The cap at the end unscrews and has the valve remover on it.--There are no counter weights and nor are they needed. It's just the air pressure that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 21:28
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By COLVERT
Well done.--:bowdown:--Is that with the same ECU...

Well done.--:bowdown:--Is that with the same ECU ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 21:13
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By COLVERT
Hi there Eddie. You didn't tell us what cured...

Hi there Eddie. You didn't tell us what cured it.---:shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 21:08
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By COLVERT
If the crank pully is breaking up water on it...

If the crank pully is breaking up water on it will make no difference to the noise it makes.

The gear problem you have seems to be not enough fluid in the master cylinder.--My gear changes were...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 20:54
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By COLVERT
The OP has too many cars.---:driving::flame:

The OP has too many cars.---:driving::flame:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 20:51
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By COLVERT
Perhaps the rheostat on the brake pedal.---( poor...

Perhaps the rheostat on the brake pedal.---( poor contact or wiring fault. )
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2021, 20:46
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Battery ???---Me neither.-- I'm going to get one...

Battery ???---Me neither.-- I'm going to get one of these.--------------
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2021, 20:40
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By COLVERT
Well, if they're sure they've bled the circuits...

Well, if they're sure they've bled the circuits of air then all that's left is a dud master cylinder.---:shrug:


As they are ex Rover I guess they know where the reservoir is.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2021, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By COLVERT
RELEVANT, as Simon says as new and different...

RELEVANT, as Simon says as new and different technics are added.----:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 6th April 2021, 14:06
Replies: 24
Views: 5,298
Posted By COLVERT
I have read in the news lately that quite a few...

I have read in the news lately that quite a few ex-patriots in Spain are going to lose their houses.
That's terrible news for folk that have been living in Spain for quite a good few years now and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 13:49
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By COLVERT
Or----------------bolts coming loose...

Or----------------bolts coming loose ?---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 13:47
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Vous etes retrait maintenant Bon chance pour...

Vous etes retrait maintenant Bon chance pour l'avenir.

Quel age avez-vous Mike ?

J'ai quatre vingt trois ans.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 13:31
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By COLVERT
If they let you have a look at what they do to...

If they let you have a look at what they do to your car.---( remember---Monkey see, monkey do. ) You'll get to grips much quicker that way.

This forum is the best place you could be to get all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2021, 13:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By COLVERT
:grouphug: No contest intended. ;) As I...

:grouphug: No contest intended. ;)

As I was going to replace the arm complete I wasn't worried about any collateral damage. ( There's also pleasure in getting your own way by whacking a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2021, 13:13
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By COLVERT
myrova-Quote:--It happens when the A/C is on ...

myrova-Quote:--It happens when the A/C is on

You've narrowed the search to anything related to the A/C system.
Belts only squeal when they lose grip of the surface they are running on.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2021, 21:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By COLVERT
Unscrew the nut flush with the thread end. Hold...

Unscrew the nut flush with the thread end. Hold 1/8 alloy plate against the nut. Whack with lump hammer. Off in less than 1/2 second with no damage.--:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2021, 18:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
Flying even FASTER than you think cos it'll be...

Flying even FASTER than you think cos it'll be TWELVE years.---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2021, 17:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,015
Posted By COLVERT
The Shannon tube needs replacing.

The Shannon tube needs replacing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2021, 18:05
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By COLVERT
Park under your garden sprinkler.---;););) ...

Park under your garden sprinkler.---;););)


Plus, if you're daring, get in the boot with a torch.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2021, 18:02
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By COLVERT
Agreed. It's those pesky diodes that are...

Agreed. It's those pesky diodes that are flattening your battery.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2021, 17:44
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
Just to clarify.--- Did you buy the Rover from...

Just to clarify.--- Did you buy the Rover from Steve ??--And are you waiting for him to buy it back ??---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th April 2021, 17:33
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By COLVERT
That looks interesting but there's an awful lot...

That looks interesting but there's an awful lot of gubbins where you might want to stand.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2021, 18:36
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By COLVERT
That will definitely alarm your cat.---:eek:

That will definitely alarm your cat.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2021, 18:32
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By COLVERT
PUG and play ???---;) Don't forget...

PUG and play ???---;)


Don't forget to factor in the time required to fit them and the need to have them optically re-set.-----:D


Bumper off etc.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2021, 18:25
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By COLVERT
In case no water is getting into the pump don't...

In case no water is getting into the pump don't run it for long as the seals depend on water to lubricate them. Otherwise they will heat up and melt.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2021, 18:19
Replies: 13
Views: 755
Posted By COLVERT
You say FIRING.--Do you heat the grease to make...

You say FIRING.--Do you heat the grease to make sure it runs in to completely fill the joint ??

In the past I've filled up bearings by putting them in a tin of heated grease.---( Heated gently on...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2021, 18:07
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By COLVERT
I've only just noticed.-----In fourteen years as...

I've only just noticed.-----In fourteen years as a member in this club you have only ever thanked ONE person.---:eek::eek::eek:



Did it cost them very much...
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