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Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 15:39
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
Thank you, have replied to your pm macafee2

Thank you, have replied to your pm

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By macafee2
Thank goodness I'm not a woman, some suffer badly...

Thank goodness I'm not a woman, some suffer badly with menopause.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2021, 18:11
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
mate, there is more to you then your signature...

mate, there is more to you then your signature ever suggested, nice one.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By macafee2
tot up the cost of repairs and what can you buy...

tot up the cost of repairs and what can you buy that will be fault free for that money.
You may be able to add a bit extra for VED as that can be saved and then there is a big consideration, do you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 10:18
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By macafee2
Best of luck to you. macafee2

Best of luck to you.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 22:55
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By macafee2
The original reason for the digital spirit level...

The original reason for the digital spirit level has gone but the thought to purchase remains.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 20:23
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
seems you may be sorted, i'll hold fire, if you...

seems you may be sorted, i'll hold fire, if you want the ones I have pm me.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 11:56
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By macafee2
can you state what model and year your car is as...

can you state what model and year your car is as the pumps differ?

do a search in the technical section for steering pump as one of the threads has a posting from a member that may have a gasket....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 11:06
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
I thought this was going to be easy but no. ...

I thought this was going to be easy but no.
Seems there are two types of bolt.
I have 4 of the larger head and 3 of the smaller head85357

85358

let me know which ones you would like.
I will...
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2021, 07:16
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
:) you have not disagreed with me about cheap and...

:) you have not disagreed with me about cheap and cheerful.
I will not buy a new mas build as I think the construction is poor quality, I dont like concrete/solid floors, plasterboard walls, cables...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 22:38
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
I had to look them up as I had no idea what they...

I had to look them up as I had no idea what they were. Although a good idea, thank you, the pictures I found just make me think, cheap and cheerful but for as they are for a shed roof they would do....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 22:30
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By macafee2
Although it was my first thought and recommend it...

Although it was my first thought and recommend it is checked, when mine went it wrong was fine under hard acceleration from standing which is what the op says is happening. It only played up when...
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2021, 07:56
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
pcj-the, if I message you my email address could...

pcj-the, if I message you my email address could you email me all the pictures you have added to this thread?

I want to print all your advice and add the pictures to make a How To but the pictures...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 07:45
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
pm me and I will look to see if I have some, how...

pm me and I will look to see if I have some, how many do you want, 4 or 8? I may have 4.
Yours for just postage if it helps

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2021, 22:48
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By macafee2
Could be a bent spindle so the drum spins in an...

Could be a bent spindle so the drum spins in an oval and not a circle. Dry bearing.
Something trapped between drum and what ever.

At 18 months is it still under warranty?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2021, 22:44
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By macafee2
Are you building up a collection of cars? :) ...

Are you building up a collection of cars? :)

V8 is something special, congratulations

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2021, 17:31
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By macafee2
looks like a page from Rave but I admit I have...

looks like a page from Rave but I admit I have not seen that page as I have not looked for or needed it

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2021, 08:25
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By macafee2
when I did mine (drivers door) I removed the...

when I did mine (drivers door) I removed the bottom bolt that is towards the outside of the door.
I could not wiggle the lock past the frame without undoing the bolt.
No need to remove the glass
...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2021, 23:10
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
yeeks there is more than 2 stages.... you...

yeeks there is more than 2 stages....

you have put a lot of work into the reply, thank you.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2021, 20:57
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
ok mind blown. I was fine upto 2nd part:D I...

ok mind blown. I was fine upto 2nd part:D

I understand A squared + B squared etc but anything more is doubtful but dont let that put you off telling me again.
This is going to have to wait for...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2021, 18:31
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
yes please pcj-the very interested. Thank you for...

yes please pcj-the very interested. Thank you for what you have done, it seems easy.:eek:
I had no idea how anyone worked out how to cut rafters and so I found the videos very helpful but long.
...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2021, 10:00
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
found another video, not all the information was...

found another video, not all the information was the same but also very good.
I have made a list of tools that were in the videos, I sold one of them last year not thinking I would ever use it. Not...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2021, 22:23
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By macafee2
cutting rafters, what is the formula?

Cutting rafters, really interesting video but a bit I dont understand.
watch this video from 13.00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gz-Ej0qY1pQ

He uses a calculator to work out the length of part...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2021, 20:42
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By macafee2
Whilst I may not disagree with the list is it...

Whilst I may not disagree with the list is it legal? Is that like giving someone a bad reference? How does a company make sure the name is not on the list out of malice?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 11:59
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By macafee2
Dissapointment

An open air concert we had booked for 2020 was cancelled and rescheduled for June 2021, just had an email to say cancelled again and rescheduled for 2022.

Friday

Tributes to:
Coldplay...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 09:19
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By macafee2
plastic dustbin V wheelie bin

My goodness wheelie bins are noisy. The wheels make a noise, the lid makes a noise. Even moving them in a confined space is not as easy

Been used to plastic bins but where we are now have plastic...
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2021, 20:00
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By macafee2
they got confused and thought they were driving a...

they got confused and thought they were driving a Smart car

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2021, 09:21
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By macafee2
Congratulations. I totally agree with so many...

Congratulations. I totally agree with so many ending in divorce staying married is an achievement.

Have a great day

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2021, 09:20
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By macafee2
I am concerned that a short spirit level will be...

I am concerned that a short spirit level will be less accurate then a long one but I am having second thoughts about the Bosch GIM 60 L.
Read something that as the laser dot gets further away I...
Forum: Photography Corner 4th May 2021, 07:10
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By macafee2
you take pictures and they are art, I take...

you take pictures and they are art, I take pictures and they are awful snaps.
Liked them

macafee2
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd May 2021, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By macafee2
just found this link via another thread on the...

just found this link via another thread on the forum
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/index.php?thepage=ice

my radio is different to every example shown. It seems to be a bit of this and a bit of...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2021, 17:40
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By macafee2
Thank you, looking around the internet I am...

Thank you, looking around the internet I am tempted by a Bosch GIM 60L. Amazon have a "deal" on it at £140.99 and I cant find it cheaper. I would like to get my hands on one to feel it, play with it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2021, 14:57
Replies: 78
Views: 2,955
Posted By macafee2
Perhaps not answering your question. Grind...

Perhaps not answering your question.

Grind the spanner down, cut the thread, this is a common issue, replace the nut with the original?

I dont link grinding spanners but I will if I have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 13:15
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By macafee2
At £22.50 an hour I agree macafee2

At £22.50 an hour I agree

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2021, 13:05
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By macafee2
Digital spirit levels

Any have and use a digital spirit level?
I am tempted to get one but reviews vary from web site to web site or the some model.
Any recommendations for which one to get. Perhaps 2ft in length.

I...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2021, 10:07
Replies: 33
Views: 1,107
Posted By macafee2
were they, I thought they had voted not to be...

were they, I thought they had voted not to be independent?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2021, 08:09
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By macafee2
not sure if it is just not the done thing but...

not sure if it is just not the done thing but people don't seem to say how much work costs.
His work looks to be excellent quality.

Hope i got this from the right site but he is not expensive,...
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 18:01
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By macafee2
A log burner in a room really does heat the room...

A log burner in a room really does heat the room well but wood takes so long to grow I cant see it as sustainable.
My daughter has been lucky and has picked up for free a couple of years worth of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2021, 17:46
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By macafee2
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2828081#post2828081

have a look at post 3, is it any use?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 10:57
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
All bits available from B&Q. I used that method...

All bits available from B&Q.
I used that method but struggled to split gearbox from engine as engine was at an angle and the gearbox wanted to sit horizontally.

good luck

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2021, 09:14
Replies: 23
Views: 918
Posted By macafee2
I do and have done lots of DIY. Nowadays it takes...

I do and have done lots of DIY. Nowadays it takes ages and I hate paying people to do something I can do. Plastering and bricklaying are beyond me.
It seems our next venture I will do the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 07:54
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By macafee2
not tried it, cant see I would try it, dont...

not tried it, cant see I would try it, dont recommend it. I hope they top up their brake master cylinder afterwards.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 19:53
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By macafee2
why do people read such messages? Why not...

why do people read such messages? Why not restrict who can see your "facebook" stuff and who can comment.
We know there are nasty people about so stay away from it. There are those that get a kick...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 19:50
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By macafee2
check around the master make sure it is dry as...

check around the master make sure it is dry as the master could be leaking

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2021, 16:55
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By macafee2
I think I heard on the news earlier a footballer...

I think I heard on the news earlier a footballer from a small team I think is giving up football due to unpleasantness

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 16:53
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By macafee2
David, just want to manage your expectations....

David, just want to manage your expectations. Time will tell

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 16:52
Replies: 41
Views: 3,489
Posted By macafee2
Can you provide details please as I debating if...

Can you provide details please as I debating if to get a 2 post or 4 post car lift but I think it will be a 4 post.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 08:44
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By macafee2
I think get and original master from DMGRS if...

I think get and original master from DMGRS if they still have them.
As for the easiest and quickest way.... get someone else to do it :)
Some people only lower the front sub frame while others...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 22:26
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By macafee2
Roof bars for Tourers

If you want a cheap set of roof bars for a Tourer these look as if they would do, just check the dimensions Size: W13.5 x H11 x D120cm
Lidl from May 6th
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 29th April 2021, 14:06
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By macafee2
thank you suzublu I have printed a couple of...

thank you suzublu I have printed a couple of pages to take to the car and practice

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2021, 12:48
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By macafee2
Artistic license

Attached are two photos, one of a painting and the other is the actual location. The actual location photo was taken a few years later at a different time of year, more summer then Autumn.

A bit...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 29th April 2021, 12:39
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By macafee2
How does my radio work?

I dont seem to have a manual for the radio in my car. Attached is a photo of what I have

what does D and V stand for? One being the opposite of the other I assume
How many stations can each of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2021, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By macafee2
gents I really appreciate the quick replies. ...

gents I really appreciate the quick replies.
Mine look just like those on GaryGee's post.
If the weather is good tomorrow I will get on and fit the new offside pads, piston and seals and then...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2021, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By macafee2
Have I the wrong disc pads?

I have received new Mintex disc pads, the box is labelled Rover 75 and matches the reference number shown in the Mintex look up table MDB2011
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 07:48
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By macafee2
when I can have proper access to my caravan I am...

when I can have proper access to my caravan I am going to check for a habitation relay and if it is working. I think the relay is part of the transformer/charging unit of the caravan.
I just dont...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 07:46
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By macafee2
most of the diagrams I have found on the internet...

most of the diagrams I have found on the internet say pin 12 is not used but one says it is trailer recognition. They also show pin 13 as the earth for 9.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 07:31
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By macafee2
good luck scroll down this page for a really...

good luck

scroll down this page for a really good wiring diagram
https://caravanchronicles.com/guides/13-pin-socket-basic-fault-finding/

few things, if towing a trailer with electronic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2021, 07:24
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By macafee2
thank you, details added to outlook calendar for...

thank you, details added to outlook calendar for me to check web site round about 15th july.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2021, 17:04
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By macafee2
customer service

I'm a bit funny about customer service. I think the people I speak to should make me want to deal with the company.

3 cases of customer service.

1 2 years ago daughter orders a Wren kitchen, it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2021, 16:42
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By macafee2
is it a UV joint? macafee2

is it a UV joint?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 14:46
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By macafee2
Simon, it is also piece of mind. I have a problem...

Simon, it is also piece of mind. I have a problem now perhaps because I tried to cut corners. I did not think I needed to bleed all the slaves but perhaps I should have done. I dont know what the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 12:16
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By macafee2
In that case Simon I am making an executive...

In that case Simon I am making an executive decision, blow the expense, not a lot of expense. Following advice I will order a new piston kit for the off side and 2 pairs of disc pads.
I will do...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 10:07
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By macafee2
I am wondering the same thing about efficiency of...

I am wondering the same thing about efficiency of the two sides and it makes sense, near side moves easily, offside a bit sluggish.

I have always replaced pads in pairs or discs in pairs but never...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 09:59
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By macafee2
Simon, no I just did that one caliper. ...

Simon,
no I just did that one caliper.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 08:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,439
Posted By macafee2
1 has the complete hydraulic system been bled to...

1 has the complete hydraulic system been bled to the point of no air bubbles?

2 Does the master cylinder empty or nearly empty of hydraulic fluid?

3 With the hydraulic pipe split at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 08:11
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By macafee2
Brakes pulling to one side

I had a seized brake on the front near side. Have changed piston and seals.
Under heavy braking the car pulls violently to the near side.

I am ruling out suspension problems.
Could be tyre...
Forum: Social Forum 26th April 2021, 21:30
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By macafee2
probably when people apply to parking eye for a...

probably when people apply to parking eye for a parking permit they have to fill in their contact details

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 21:29
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By macafee2
consent velocity joints

I never knew this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmV4qwLfOMY

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 09:53
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By macafee2
How are you wes? yes it was. No chance I'll...

How are you wes?

yes it was. No chance I'll ever be going there again.:(
Local scarp yard to where I am now does not even have a 75 in:eek:

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 07:49
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
Bench, ha ha I doubt if I will be able to get to...

Bench, ha ha I doubt if I will be able to get to my benches this year. We are in temporary accommodation and the garage is about 1/4 the size of "mine"
I might fit a Little Tykes Red and Yellow car...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2021, 23:01
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By macafee2
thank you signed and shared macafee2

thank you signed and shared

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2021, 22:59
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By macafee2
me too. macafee2

me too.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 22:57
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
I wanted to repair the caliper fitted. If the...

I wanted to repair the caliper fitted. If the dust shield had fitted it is a "5 minute job".
I like to repair things, sometimes keep the spares as a last resort

Old seal went on fairly easily and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 18:10
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
i have solved this, I removed one from a spare...

i have solved this, I removed one from a spare caliper and fitted it to the caliper on the car.

Bled the brake, seems fine but will take for a test drive tomorrow.
For now the new dust cover is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 17:14
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By macafee2
B&Q may well do the stud/rod. My coupler spliter...

B&Q may well do the stud/rod. My coupler spliter is home made and i cant recall how good it is but if you want to borrow it you are welcome.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 12:57
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
seems clean, i did wire brush most of it and...

seems clean, i did wire brush most of it and scrap what i could not get to with the brush with a bent screw driver. wipes clean with meths

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 12:55
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
checked the flange is clean. Did not want to heat...

checked the flange is clean. Did not want to heat in water as that would mean assembling wet so I heated it with a hot air gun.
My fingers are sore from pushing the seal on.

If you think hot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 12:07
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By macafee2
sorry for the dump question but where is the...

sorry for the dump question but where is the meet? I could not tell from the link

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2021, 12:00
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By macafee2
efff me, lesson learnt, compressed air

Needed to remove the new piston from the brake caliper.
I had only just put it in and had not bled it so did not want to go through that process. Levered it out so far and then no more so tried...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 11:54
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
piston dust shield help

I am at my wits end, how on earth do you make the piston dust shield/rubber stay in place on the lip of the caliper?
I think it is all on and it slips off, start at 6 o'clock, work round to 12 and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 11:51
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By macafee2
Thanks, Always nice when someone posts a new part...

Thanks, Always nice when someone posts a new part number and can be found on ebay

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 08:05
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By macafee2
Talking Arctic, do you do an exchange service, clean ones...

Arctic, do you do an exchange service, clean ones for crudded up ones?:D

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 08:02
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
The dust shield has a metal ring in cased in the...

The dust shield has a metal ring in cased in the seal around its base where it fits onto the caliper. I think they is a tiny grove for it to fit into but at the moment, super glue may be better :)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 18:22
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
Thanks, piston went in quite easily but I will be...

Thanks, piston went in quite easily but I will be dammed if I can get the dust cover to stay in place. Struggling to get the piston back out.
Will try to remove piston and see if I can fit dust...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2021, 13:33
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By macafee2
perhaps people should not read the article, it is...

perhaps people should not read the article, it is kind of heart breaking how badly staff were treated while others prospered.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 11:51
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
I think I have found the answer on the internet ...

I think I have found the answer on the internet
https://www.frentech-uk.co.uk/frequently-asked-questions/#:~:text=Red%20rubber%20grease%20is%20compatible,into%20contact%20with%20brake%20fluid.

It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 11:36
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
perhaps Red Rubber grease and brake fluid

I am reassembling my front brake caliper with new seals and new piston.
It comes with a sachet that looks to contain red rubber grease and says smear on seal and piston

Even putting it on the lip...
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2021, 08:11
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By macafee2
No, they have sent a follow email to apologise...

No, they have sent a follow email to apologise and to recall the message but the damage has been done.

For sale, police officer names and email addresses:mad:
Names and a Google search/Facebook...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 08:00
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By macafee2
If the lock is faulty try mickeyboy a trader here...

If the lock is faulty try mickeyboy a trader here for a secondhand one. He may be away for a few weeks I am not sure.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2021, 18:29
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By macafee2
can you use the existing hydraulic pipe? ...

can you use the existing hydraulic pipe?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 18:09
Replies: 45
Views: 1,379
Posted By macafee2
post office convictions overturned

Some 700 or more post masters have been convicted over missing money.

Today some 30 or so had there convictions overturned. This scandal has come up before but how on earth do you compensate the...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 16:11
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By macafee2
parking eye idiots

just received an email from parking eye about a parking permit.
they have sent the email to goodness knows how many people, many of them police and BT employees and have shown all the email...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2021, 06:58
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By macafee2
my goodness is it really. The worst day in...

my goodness is it really.

The worst day in the year when I was a scout and venture scout, St Georges Day Parade, I hated it.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
Ranger Wildtrack ya I'd expect that to be ok ...

Ranger Wildtrack ya I'd expect that to be ok

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 13:16
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
Some company's can be a bit fussy and refuse to...

Some company's can be a bit fussy and refuse to hire car transporter trailers but I see you want to get from someone not a company.
It may depend on what you are using as a tow car and even what you...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 20:07
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By macafee2
New house building in and around the area where I...

New house building in and around the area where I am is staggering"north" "south" and centre have new housing estates from small in the centre to large. I go out of "town" and there are two more...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2021, 14:01
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
repair kit arrived less than 24 hours after being...

repair kit arrived less than 24 hours after being ordered.

I have checked the seal for a lip and there is not one so no risk of putting it in upside down / back to front

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2021, 08:38
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
I have had pistons out of motorbike calipers...

I have had pistons out of motorbike calipers ..... and lived to tell the tale :)

Thanks for the heads up about the ridge.
Going to buy a spark plug wire brush to clean up where the dust cover...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 14:25
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
thanks. went to their web site but it is cheaper...

thanks. went to their web site but it is cheaper via ebay so have ordered a kit from their ebay listings

nacafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 11:55
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
Simon, yes I am sure it is the piston. I removed...

Simon, yes I am sure it is the piston. I removed the slider pins and still could not move the piston back. I was beginning to wonder how on earth I was going to remove the caliper it seemed so stuck....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 11:41
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
Having ruined the dust cover I know how it comes...

Having ruined the dust cover I know how it comes off. Within the dust cover against the caliper is a metal ring. Difficult to see the join between seal and caliper with years of crud having built up....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 11:19
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
is this the kit you were thinking of?...

is this the kit you were thinking of?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 10:50
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By macafee2
How do I refurbish front nearside caliper?

The front nearside brake has stuck on. I have managed to remove the sliding part of the caliper and have the spring and pads to one side.

Around the piston is a large dust seal. How does this come...
Forum: The Pony Express 19th April 2021, 09:17
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By macafee2
if you have not got this sorted by early june and...

if you have not got this sorted by early june and drop off at cherwell valley services on the M40 or new forest area is of use then pm me

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2021, 08:07
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By macafee2
apart from post 14 macafee2

apart from post 14

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2021, 14:49
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
mmmmm why do Adrian Flux refuse to insure you?...

mmmmm why do Adrian Flux refuse to insure you? They are very good for modified cars and I am insured via them with a remapped car and some 15 odd other modifications to the car.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 18th April 2021, 14:23
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By macafee2
you will probably get what you want but in the...

you will probably get what you want but in the unlikely even you dont, I visited these people a few years ago about getting a gear made for a sun blind. I think £50 for the fire gear.

macafee2

...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 10:02
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By macafee2
if this is their web site i got to it ok ...

if this is their web site i got to it ok
https://www.lancasterinsurance.co.uk/

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2021, 17:21
Replies: 16
Views: 840
Posted By macafee2
A tow bar can be fitted DIY on our cars. These...

A tow bar can be fitted DIY on our cars. These people I think still do tow bars for our cars
https://www.pctautomotive.com/
Cable, socket and two relays will be extra.

I think if you want to be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2021, 16:02
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By macafee2
my slave failed at about 94 or 98,000 but the car...

my slave failed at about 94 or 98,000 but the car was second hand so no idea how it had been used

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 15:58
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By macafee2
no worries I thought it was me. Can you tell me...

no worries I thought it was me. Can you tell me what a cesspool is? I have looked on the internet and seen completely different descriptions
I am assuming your handle was based on work?
Forgive me,...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 12:12
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By macafee2
can you re check what you wrote as I am confused?...

can you re check what you wrote as I am confused?
"A septic tank is a multi chamber structure were waste water enters the first chamber settles and then flows to the second .......")
but then you...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 09:01
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By macafee2
i can go off people sometimes :) Having lots of...

i can go off people sometimes :)
Having lots of space to me is wonderful but from another thread on here some people do not want large gardens. I look at new housing estates and recall my home in...
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2021, 22:48
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By macafee2
we are looking at a property that has 2 double...

we are looking at a property that has 2 double garages plus a work shop behind one of them and a single garage . It is 50/50 at the moment if we go the distance but wife has said I can have a new...
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2021, 22:40
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By macafee2
I like the computer ones on Youtube where the...

I like the computer ones on Youtube where the very clever people take over the scammers pc and destroy it :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 22:36
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
Tap the fir tress with a mallet from underneath? ...

Tap the fir tress with a mallet from underneath?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2021, 07:41
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
oh, was under the impression the CDT was the...

oh, was under the impression the CDT was the lower BHP, been here for 7ish years and still dont know what i'm talking about. The lower BHP is a dog, mine was.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 22:01
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
why so? Perhaps you would have been better to...

why so? Perhaps you would have been better to have quoted "it wont out drag a rice pudding, lets not get carried away" . To quote "The witness said the Rover 75 flew away from the lights. The...
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 12:28
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By macafee2
man after my own heart macafee2

man after my own heart

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 12:25
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
it wont out drag a rice pudding, lets not get...

it wont out drag a rice pudding, lets not get carried away :)
A remapped CDT is a much better car. I have a CDTI and if it is standard then with my style of driving and without the caravan in tow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 12:22
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
you will go to "160BHP", speak to the traders on...

you will go to "160BHP", speak to the traders on this forum as the 160 remap from them is tailor made for the car. You will really notice the difference and will be pleased.

If your current...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 08:46
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
just tell them you have had the car remapped and...

just tell them you have had the car remapped and what the new BHP is.
Never been asked for more then that

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 08:45
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
I just wonder, if one has an accident and has not...

I just wonder, if one has an accident and has not admitted to a remap what happens if that person is held responsible for the accident and the insurance has to pay out to a 3rd party? Do the...
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 08:37
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
post 12 was not understanding something in the...

post 12 was not understanding something in the post I quoted, reserve I think it was.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2021, 22:48
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By macafee2
Land slide near Seatown

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-56731797

Know this spot quite well as my wife and I walk to it every time we are at the CL caravan site at Chidiock.

Lucky no one was killed.
...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2021, 22:40
Replies: 11
Views: 440
Posted By macafee2
Not sure I have gained much

I have spent the last few days putting Dexion racking up in the garage.
Up one wall, across to the other side and half along the facing wall.
Lots more stuff now on shelves but still the garage is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 22:22
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By macafee2
got to be cheap enough even if you only use a...

got to be cheap enough even if you only use a half of them.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 17:59
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By macafee2
where did you get it from? macafee2

where did you get it from?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 17:57
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
apologies I should have used "one" not "you" ...

apologies I should have used "one" not "you"

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 17:12
Replies: 50
Views: 2,536
Posted By macafee2
you dont need to be a boy racer to have a car...

you dont need to be a boy racer to have a car remapped.
It can turn a dog of a car into a reasonable car, it can turn a poor tow car into a reasonable tow car.

The witness said the Rover 75 flew...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 14th April 2021, 08:18
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By macafee2
We have a week away booked in June, got the last...

We have a week away booked in June, got the last pitch on a CL. There is an open air concert near Bournemouth, Kings Park?, 2 years ago it was in Pool so we will be travelling down with the caravan...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 14th April 2021, 08:12
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By macafee2
The fudge shop is also quite good...... so I'm...

The fudge shop is also quite good...... so I'm told

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 18:55
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
dont worry I understand start up load and the the...

dont worry I understand start up load and the the mcb's or rcd's are rated so they can deal with start up, I was just mentioning it as i thought it a lot.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 09:18
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
fully appreciate wont be all on at once but this...

fully appreciate wont be all on at once but this week my brain is mush.

just had a phone call about a freezer, its start up current which is only a moment i grant you...... is.....66amps

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2021, 09:14
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
Last few days, back of the house nice and warm in...

Last few days, back of the house nice and warm in bright sunshine, front of the house very cold, in the shade and the cars covered in lots of frost

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 22:35
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By macafee2
How did he find out about the legislation? ...

How did he find out about the legislation?
Your brother in law wont be the only one caught out by it.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 22:15
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
As i said "I have no idea if this is a silly high...

As i said "I have no idea if this is a silly high figure or not"
I am sure I should know better but I cant think straight. It does not help but some of the appliances we will need have not been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2021, 18:30
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By macafee2
Doing an oil change

This is clever but need to make sure you dont suck out more oil then the container can hold


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uk46vCOGTFI

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 18:13
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By macafee2
If you own, buy or sell a property with septic tank

Seems our solicitor may be on the ball. Apparently septic tanks have to comply with new 2020 regulations. This could involve many thousands of pounds to get the system to comply to BS 6297:2007 and...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 18:05
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
I have been in contact with the electric network...

I have been in contact with the electric network operator asked if the supply can handle a 190 amps. I have no idea if this is a silly high figure or not. 62.5 seems very low.
anyway they are...
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2021, 08:05
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
This reserve, is this the start up amperage, when...

This reserve, is this the start up amperage, when a motor starts it draws more current then when it is running?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2021, 08:04
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
perhaps i should just look at the main fuse, what...

perhaps i should just look at the main fuse, what ever that is rated at I should be able to draw, I just cant get to it for now.

62 amps seems very low, if that is the standard supply why is the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2021, 07:52
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By macafee2
I am about 23 miles away according to Google, i...

I am about 23 miles away according to Google, i have a busy day but if you want to pop over I will give you a hand. I have the security torx bits clf mentions in his post above.

pm me if you want...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 23:15
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
ok i get 15k is 15,000. If you have the watts, I...

ok i get 15k is 15,000. If you have the watts, I get the divide by 230 to get the amps, what i did not get was the va. Normally I would presume v is volts and a is amps but va together, that is what...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 19:14
Replies: 33
Views: 910
Posted By macafee2
Electrics, KVA, can someone explain this please?

Power requirement : The normal maximum capacity for individual
domestic properties is 15kVA.

At 230v for a domestic house, how many amps is 15kva? Trying to find out how many amps I can draw...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 17:10
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By macafee2
good luck. Alas the Hovis building at...

good luck.
Alas the Hovis building at Southampton docks has been reduced to rubble. Hovis pulled out I think last year of the docks, a real icon building I thought. Very surprised it was allowed to...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 08:39
Replies: 82
Views: 3,656
Posted By macafee2
The DOE perhaps is responsible for the life I had...

The DOE perhaps is responsible for the life I had had since I was 18, 40 years ago.
I met my wife as she was doing her DOE award hike. If we had not met that day we would never have met as we lived...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2021, 08:36
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By macafee2
Looks a good job, who did the work and how much? ...

Looks a good job, who did the work and how much?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2021, 19:59
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
only here, I think a main dealer garage that...

only here, I think a main dealer garage that still has T4 still charges silly money.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2021, 19:57
Replies: 18
Views: 457
Posted By macafee2
Had to Google what is was and found...

Had to Google what is was and found this.....BMW's high-beam assist adds to your driving safety. The system monitors the driving conditions and if necessary turns your car's high beam lights on and...
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