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Forum: Social Forum 11th July 2019, 19:13
Replies: 30
Views: 568
Posted By Heddy
I downloaded the parking app and paid by card on...

I downloaded the parking app and paid by card on a recent visit to Newquay. Found it very good, with a reminder when time bought was running out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 18:12
Replies: 60
Views: 2,431
Posted By Heddy
At 65 I think I'll still be able to buy and run a...

At 65 I think I'll still be able to buy and run a decent 75 till the end of my days, whenever that is.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 20:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By Heddy
Ha ha, gotta love a MPG thread, only bettered by...

Ha ha, gotta love a MPG thread, only bettered by the validity of an undertray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,159
Posted By Heddy
Guys guys, anything over the figures in this...

Guys guys, anything over the figures in this guide are surely wishful thinking. If Rover could quote anything above these figures...surely they would. So, why guess at it? These figures were probably...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2019, 17:36
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Heddy
Never seen that either, betcha looking fwd to...

Never seen that either, betcha looking fwd to that!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 22:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,472
Posted By Heddy
Would like to see those pics but clicking the...

Would like to see those pics but clicking the link asks me to sign in again. This happens all the time with a particular type of link, about time it was sorted mefinks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 11:50
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Heddy
I've used number plate tape with no issues, it...

I've used number plate tape with no issues, it really is quite strong. I don't think the tape is used solely for holding, the nuts do that, so should be ok. I've used the green backed 12mm tape...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 80
Views: 1,570
Posted By Heddy
They're currently breaking up a huge fatberg...

They're currently breaking up a huge fatberg under Sidmouth, I think they said it was 200ft long. The cause?......wet wipes.
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 22:45
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Heddy
Mike Brewer and Edd China have gone their...

Mike Brewer and Edd China have gone their separate ways, haven't seen any of the spin offs yet. Think WD was drifting to a U.S. format and Edd wasn't keen.
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 22:03
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By Heddy
Would like to see people (ordinary people)...

Would like to see people (ordinary people) working on cars personally, I do prefer Wheeler Dealers as a car show.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 22:00
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Heddy
There ya go, you're 'red'. Post your car in the...

There ya go, you're 'red'. Post your car in the Members cars For Sale section (with a price) and wait for the Private Messages, no-one can actually post on your ad, this is to stop any unwanted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 21:09
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By Heddy
Think you have to subscribe to sell your car....

Think you have to subscribe to sell your car. Post may be taken down.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By Heddy
Yes, best described I think as 'clacking'.

Yes, best described I think as 'clacking'.
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 18:00
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By Heddy
Nice post, and so true. These cars are favoured...

Nice post, and so true. These cars are favoured by people of a certain age, and they're so low to the ground. Many switch to automatics too because of joint/leg pain. I do wonder how long I'll be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 19:01
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Heddy
I like that, so much so that I think I'm gonna...

I like that, so much so that I think I'm gonna knock some up.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 06:28
Replies: 67
Views: 2,663
Posted By Heddy
Had it on my last 75 but not this one, thought...

Had it on my last 75 but not this one, thought I'd miss it, but haven't. It's funny, because when you ask about the most desirable feature members often say cruise. Motorways are usually too busy...
Forum: Discussion 6th June 2019, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Heddy
As soon as I read the title I knew the thread...

As soon as I read the title I knew the thread would contain 'droplinks'. Had my 04 f/lift a year and the droplinks were replaced just before I bought it, they now need replacing. On my old car I...
Forum: Was it you? 5th June 2019, 19:27
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By Heddy
Devon

Spotted at Otter Nurseries in Ottery St. Mary Devon. A lovely '57' reg Diesel Auto in silver. Left a flyer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 10:17
Replies: 535
Views: 53,259
Posted By Heddy
You'll get used to it Matt, the 'panning' of...

You'll get used to it Matt, the 'panning' of members (whether deservedly or not) is commonplace here. These boards are a history lesson in some respects, best used for info regarding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 19:48
Replies: 82
Views: 3,266
Posted By Heddy
Never regretted selling a car, but wish I still...

Never regretted selling a car, but wish I still had the BSA 650 Lightning Sports :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2019, 20:27
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Heddy
'RESERVE NOT MET' so who knows what figure the...

'RESERVE NOT MET' so who knows what figure the seller has in mind or what they'll accept
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 19:08
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Heddy
Does the Reg not confirm then? I'll have a look...

Does the Reg not confirm then? I'll have a look when passing again.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 17:53
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Heddy
Launch Car

I know some are interested in launch cars, I think there's one around the corner from me. It's not for sale, it's a Cowley Wedgwood T 118 DRP
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 14:43
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Heddy
UBP's

Are T.I. Automotive pumps regarded as 'original equipment'? Furthermore, how do they compare to the Pierburg regarding noise?
Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 20:10
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Heddy
Not that enthusiastic these days Paul.

Not that enthusiastic these days Paul.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 18:24
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Heddy
Bought some, used it.............and it's great....

Bought some, used it.............and it's great. Generous quantities, great colour match and it looks hard wearing. Can't load pics 'cos I won't pay the tenner.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th May 2019, 12:46
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Heddy
5 Wheels Free

1x almost new
2x not new
2x not new (1 usable tyre
Collection only please Exmouth (8 miles from Exeter services)
Have to go now need space.
All Forked Spokes (Facelift)
Don't think I'm allowed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Heddy
Erm, I found the holes in the carpet, along with...

Erm, I found the holes in the carpet, along with the corresponding holes in the boot so with a couple of scrivets? all good.:duh:
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2019, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Heddy
I have one virtually new, it has no tyre fitted,...

I have one virtually new, it has no tyre fitted, and I'm sooooo far away from you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 17:54
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Heddy
Yes, thought he was near you, it looks the part...

Yes, thought he was near you, it looks the part so I'll give it a go.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By Heddy
Dye.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-Smokestone-Colourant-Dye-and-Kit/202502085916?hash=item2f26109d1c:g:ZA0AAOSwSYRbm~YB
Anyone used this? Your thoughts please.
Thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2019, 10:44
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Heddy
Boot Carpet Niggle.

I've started to address the little niggles. Every 75 I've owned has the boot carpet popping out of the boot seal above the rear lights. Has anyone found a cure for this? Obviously we need access so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2019, 14:30
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By Heddy
You could try this ...

You could try this
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=965370&postcount=3
Sensor reset
Thought I read too that with this procedure you start the engine afterwards without turning...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2019, 14:05
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By Heddy
Check the intercooler hose isn't loose or split,...

Check the intercooler hose isn't loose or split, also check a mat isn't rolled up under the accelerator pedal.:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 09:55
Replies: 46
Views: 2,888
Posted By Heddy
Which leads us on to our own cars, they can't...

Which leads us on to our own cars, they can't depreciate much now. This is probably why we have them, not many rusty ones about. The 75/ZT is cheaper long term than most shall we say 'modern' cars.
Forum: Items Wanted 13th May 2019, 18:26
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Heddy
Brilliant, just need to find a good day/night for...

Brilliant, just need to find a good day/night for both of us.
Cheers.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2019, 18:19
Replies: 20
Views: 1,076
Posted By Heddy
He was good at his trade, as a person I couldn't...

He was good at his trade, as a person I couldn't stand the bloke, a good few others felt the same too. Don't think he was too popular with his own family either. Won't miss him one bit.
Forum: Items Wanted 12th May 2019, 18:09
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Heddy
Union Alloy Wheel

Union wanted, tyre not important, local (ish) to east Devon if possible.
Cheers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2019, 11:25
Replies: 46
Views: 2,888
Posted By Heddy
End of life for cars.

Quite shocked recently, saw a Citroen DS for sale for around 6k, ad said 100k miles. Now for me, a 62 reg car is almost brand new, it seems they get old quickly and depreciate even quicker.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2019, 11:21
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Heddy
Well done, for me these jobs are a must. I do...

Well done, for me these jobs are a must. I do change the oil & filter twice a year but other than that I just turn the key and go. I go to London and Birmingham quite often and don't even lift the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2019, 18:20
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Heddy
Not sure what you mean by 'wing drain', do you...

Not sure what you mean by 'wing drain', do you mean this one?
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=1109189&postcount=1
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2019, 08:26
Replies: 47
Views: 2,302
Posted By Heddy
I do like Wedgwood, but it shows the...

I do like Wedgwood, but it shows the rust:getmecoat: so I now have a Firefrost, which seems a very attractive colour, for the many seagulls here.
Forum: Social Forum 9th May 2019, 08:23
Replies: 19
Views: 645
Posted By Heddy
Really sad to hear of van thefts, the lowest of...

Really sad to hear of van thefts, the lowest of the low stealing someones tools. Here in Exmouth, a relatively quiet town it's a real problem. No industry, just leisure jobs sees many 'one man bands'...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2019, 17:44
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Heddy
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2731045&postcount=1
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2731062&postcount=2
Didn't work for me Brian, only the above.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2019, 16:30
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Heddy
Had this issue recently and despite changing the...

Had this issue recently and despite changing the bulbs the bulb out light stayed on. Disconnected the battery for 5 mins and issue was solved on re-connection. CAUTION, some radio's have codes and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2019, 12:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,246
Posted By Heddy
My Facelift (04) was 1300 quid with 64k miles so...

My Facelift (04) was 1300 quid with 64k miles so it does seem a bargain. Didn't realise you could get heated leather without being electric.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2019, 16:26
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Heddy
You sure it's not the 'y' section water outlet...

You sure it's not the 'y' section water outlet underneath the engine cover? Worth taking it off and having a look, they go brittle over time and it is a common fault.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2019, 11:02
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By Heddy
I've heard it said....

That disconnecting/reconnecting the battery doesn't fix/do anything. In this case it did. Bulb out icon showing, bulbs fine, connections cleaned and fine but still the bulb out light.
Battery earth...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 09:31
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Heddy
Well done that car. I really don't like MOT's,...

Well done that car. I really don't like MOT's, it's about how much the day costs more than anything. I always have a 'real' test, owning the 75 is more about cheap motoring for me rather than how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2019, 07:52
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Heddy
My diesel passed yesterday, guy who presents it...

My diesel passed yesterday, guy who presents it fitted 2 lower wishbone bushes (DMGRS) prior to test. Advisory on brake pipes. So, check, test and labour £117.50. I like to source the parts myself...
Forum: Was it you? 30th April 2019, 10:19
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By Heddy
Quite a few 75's around the south west, maybe...

Quite a few 75's around the south west, maybe because we had several main dealers in Devon. I went to Birmingham on the M5 at the weekend, and saw just one 75 there and back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2019, 09:10
Replies: 39
Views: 2,153
Posted By Heddy
Well, that's the crux of the matter for me, I...

Well, that's the crux of the matter for me, I don't want to scrabble around under the car to undo the plug. I also want to change the oil myself, so getting an extraction pump.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2019, 14:23
Replies: 48
Views: 2,964
Posted By Heddy
Just thought it was a useful reply to an over...

Just thought it was a useful reply to an over emphasised/dramatic post for a problem most people knew of anyway.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2019, 08:51
Replies: 48
Views: 2,964
Posted By Heddy
Who uses a drill to tighten such a bolt? Asking...

Who uses a drill to tighten such a bolt? Asking for trouble. Most of the 75's I've owned have this 'problem', it doesn't usually leak as long as the bolt is in place. Just pop a 6mm o ring on the...
Forum: Social Forum 26th April 2019, 18:27
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Heddy
Wetherspoons are absolutely awful, particularly...

Wetherspoons are absolutely awful, particularly breakfasts. Don't think I've ever had a hot one, always send it back, and this happens all over the country in all their pubs.
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2019, 11:06
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Heddy
Looks great, but what if the existing pipes are...

Looks great, but what if the existing pipes are close to the tap holes?(which they more than likely will be.) It's gonna be a struggle to get the flexy pipes to fit in such a tight space. Or maybe...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2019, 21:25
Replies: 37
Views: 1,430
Posted By Heddy
Fascinating.

Fascinating.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2019, 18:33
Replies: 39
Views: 2,153
Posted By Heddy
Well, this thread started off with a dim view of...

Well, this thread started off with a dim view of extraction pumps. It's now leaning towards a favourable view. Method will always be what the individual feels is right for them. For me, I'm favouring...
Forum: Humour Corner 19th April 2019, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By Heddy
Nah, I'm not 'subscribed' I can't see it 'cos I...

Nah, I'm not 'subscribed' I can't see it 'cos I can't sign in to Flickr
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2019, 16:37
Replies: 39
Views: 2,153
Posted By Heddy
Guess I'm too lazy (and too old) but I just want...

Guess I'm too lazy (and too old) but I just want an easier way. My undertray is cut back to expose the drain plug so no issues there, my drive is steep and 'in the street' is a no no. For the cost of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2019, 11:08
Replies: 39
Views: 2,153
Posted By Heddy
Oil Changing.

Just changed the oil, the conventional way. I don't want to scrabble around underneath anymore so what does the team think of of 12v simple pumps? The Pela pump is very popular I know but this would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 20:59
Replies: 27
Views: 1,530
Posted By Heddy
Some real horror stories above. Spares are widely...

Some real horror stories above. Spares are widely available for our cars, and compared with many other makes, are cheap. My local independent doesn't mind working on the 75 (just another car) and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2019, 20:17
Replies: 27
Views: 1,530
Posted By Heddy
I've found the Rover 75 diesel extremely...

I've found the Rover 75 diesel extremely reliable, but other members may disagree. It's sometimes a case of identical cars performing totally different.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2019, 20:21
Replies: 21
Views: 10,566
Posted By Heddy
Oh, seems the link doesn't work, someone will be...

Oh, seems the link doesn't work, someone will be able to advise though
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2019, 20:19
Replies: 21
Views: 10,566
Posted By Heddy
Dunno if this is any use Ross, if not then try to...

Dunno if this is any use Ross, if not then try to get along to the nano meets near you. There's certainly many guys close to Cannock who'll help out.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2019, 09:35
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By Heddy
I second this, I've had 2 instances where the...

I second this, I've had 2 instances where the square gasket has failed on the 'Y' section plastic moulding.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2019, 21:50
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Heddy
I don't have fabric mats but do have rubber ones....

I don't have fabric mats but do have rubber ones. These are for vans (Halfords) and don't go anywhere because they fill the whole footwell.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2019, 21:44
Replies: 12
Views: 743
Posted By Heddy
Nice looking car, love the Unions, just put a set...

Nice looking car, love the Unions, just put a set on my facelift to replace the forks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2019, 10:39
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Heddy
Says out of stock, only a 'satin' finish...

Says out of stock, only a 'satin' finish available. As an aside (hijack lol) Where can I get a 160 badge as fitted to the TF's?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2019, 22:03
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Heddy
Yeah I know, another Tyre Thread.

I have a new Facelift fork spoke wheel and tyre as a spare, but don't think it's much use. The tyre is a premium brand but it has a 'directional' tread pattern. The tyres on the car are 'symmetrical'...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 21:48
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Heddy
It pays to use a good local independent for...

It pays to use a good local independent for repairs you can't handle. I've found these cars quite cheap to run with a little common sense.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 16:29
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Heddy
£30 all in if you use copper pipe, single run,...

£30 all in if you use copper pipe, single run, front to back:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2019, 10:34
Replies: 6
Views: 1,607
Posted By Heddy
Son in law had a Laguna with a stuck sunroof,...

Son in law had a Laguna with a stuck sunroof, Renault quoted nearly 2 grand to replace. The Renault Forum suggested a similar reset, it worked, cost? nothing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2019, 21:58
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By Heddy
It's all been said above, my Facelift (04) drives...

It's all been said above, my Facelift (04) drives and feels the same as my previous Mk1. It is noticeably less rusty underneath than the Mk1 though. Regarding power, the Facelift was 131/135...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2019, 17:51
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Heddy
Yes, seems I'll be able to dispose of them one...

Yes, seems I'll be able to dispose of them one way or another, need to wear down the Autogrips first.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2019, 11:57
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By Heddy
Facelift 'Forks'

I have these forked alloys as std on my Facelift. I hate them, so when the tyres are worn out I'll replace them with a set of Unions. They're not in excellent condition. My question is, if I offer...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2019, 22:19
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By Heddy
I like to drive, but it seems the pleasure I get...

I like to drive, but it seems the pleasure I get from doing so is forever being diminished (forcibly) by law/legislation etc. The lawmakers, conservationists, governments, simply don't want us to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2019, 09:03
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By Heddy
Looks like a car that's just been run and run...

Looks like a car that's just been run and run until something breaks. 12 mths mot if you can believe it, but hey, yes it's cheap.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2019, 19:16
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By Heddy
Has anyone got an auto I could test drive near...

Has anyone got an auto I could test drive near East Devon? Thought about one for years but would have to try before I buy. Would prefer a diesel.
Cheers
Heddy.
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2019, 09:49
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By Heddy
If you drill the masonry only I guess they're...

If you drill the masonry only I guess they're Rawlplugs, if you drill through wood and go through into the masonry, then I believe they're called frame fixings (hammer into the hole and screw in)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2019, 15:57
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By Heddy
Lovely car, a bit basic but who cares? the low...

Lovely car, a bit basic but who cares? the low mileage makes up for it. Easily brought up to a better spec
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 19th March 2019, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Heddy
What do you call the first migrant off the ship? ...

What do you call the first migrant off the ship?
Amhere
What do you call the second migrant off the the ship?
Amhere Aswell
What do you call the third migrant off the ship?
Amhere Aswell Azhim
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2019, 20:46
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Heddy
It's a great question, and I hope you find a...

It's a great question, and I hope you find a definitive answer, if you do then I may consider the 1.8. At the moment diesels are unfashionable and alternatives will have to be sought.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2019, 16:30
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Heddy
Does it not have top mount bearings? a usual...

Does it not have top mount bearings? a usual cause of 'twanging'
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2019, 16:26
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Heddy
Well. I dunno, mine gets to 84 after around 3-4...

Well. I dunno, mine gets to 84 after around 3-4 miles, doesn't get any higher until the car climbs a hill. A steady uphill climb will see 87-88 degrees and then stat opens and it drops back to 84. I...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 13th March 2019, 19:12
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Heddy
That's a new one, I get static when on weaker...

That's a new one, I get static when on weaker signals using the radio when the HRW is on, but that's understandable. Isn't any static aerial related? Someone will know
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2019, 12:22
Replies: 54
Views: 3,560
Posted By Heddy
It's great, and if I had the skill and the...

It's great, and if I had the skill and the interest I'd probably do it. Thing is, I don't crave it, those buttons are easy to find and use by feel, I don't need or want to look down at them. As for...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th March 2019, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Heddy
It's not always what you pay for but that speed...

It's not always what you pay for but that speed probably equates to around £18 p/month. Superfast broadband is much quicker but more expensive, and not always available. The speed you quote is the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th March 2019, 16:39
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Heddy
A 1.8, taxed and mot'd apparently.

A 1.8, taxed and mot'd apparently.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2019, 16:17
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Heddy
If you undo the undertray beneath the glove box,...

If you undo the undertray beneath the glove box, (use a small coin) then drop it down you should see a collective earth point on the left hand side.
Forum: Social Forum 8th March 2019, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By Heddy
Nick Tyldesley has a 75

Looked up and Nick is loading the boot of a 75 lol. For those who perhaps are wondering, Coronation St :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 8th March 2019, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Heddy
Make a note of your thermostat (Honeywell for...

Make a note of your thermostat (Honeywell for example) and your boiler (Worcester maybe) and do a search for 'pairing'. Some stats need a specific line of programming (basically button pushing) to...
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2019, 21:56
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By Heddy
Thay wor fair away wiv moin.:getmecoat:

Thay wor fair away wiv moin.:getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2019, 17:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,040
Posted By Heddy
Why do you need a battery tester? If you know how...

Why do you need a battery tester? If you know how long it's been on the car you have a pretty good idea when it's at the end. Halfords check them for free. The oil sucker I haven't seen, won't ever...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2019, 17:47
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By Heddy
Is this the one on the top left of the radiator...

Is this the one on the top left of the radiator looking from the front? Mine leaked a little but I just sealed it with silicone after cleaning the mating surfaces.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2019, 11:41
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By Heddy
Said this many times, my tray is cut back just...

Said this many times, my tray is cut back just short of the drain plug so I can change oil with it on. As for losing stuff, how many of us have dropped a bolt/screw/nut on a perfectly clean floor...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th February 2019, 21:49
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Heddy
Get out of here, no problem.:D

Get out of here, no problem.:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 21:30
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Heddy
That's worth knowing if members go...

That's worth knowing if members go searching:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 21:28
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Heddy
We vape so the windows usually only go down about...

We vape so the windows usually only go down about 25mm. Will clean 'em out for the summer
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th February 2019, 21:21
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Heddy
Just mats left now ...

Just mats left now
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2626633&postcount=1
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 15:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,350
Posted By Heddy
Well, the front end reminded me of an old Consul....

Well, the front end reminded me of an old Consul. The horror of taking it to a garage and asking someone to fix it though:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 12:41
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Heddy
I'd better buy a lottery ticket, found one. A...

I'd better buy a lottery ticket, found one. A scrappy had a near perfect one on an x reg of all things. £20 but if I removed it myself, £15. Well, it was partly wound down so I tugged it, clamps were...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th February 2019, 11:15
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Heddy
Don't wanna post mate but.....I'm in Great Wyrley...

Don't wanna post mate but.....I'm in Great Wyrley next Saturday and Sunday visiting my daughter if that's any use? Not a million miles from Wolvo.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 11:11
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Heddy
Front Door Glass.

Couldn't find a definitive how to for replacing the door glass but found it was relatively easy. Hard part now is finding an O/S/F glass in good condition. Does anyone have one please?
Cheers
Heddy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2019, 13:27
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Heddy
What colour is it? Looking for a Firefrost bonnet.

What colour is it? Looking for a Firefrost bonnet.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 12th February 2019, 19:35
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Heddy
Chrome Grille & Black Tailored mats *GONE*

The above are free to anyone willing to collect. Location is Exmouth East Devon. PM to arrange.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 16:08
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Heddy
Maybe I've just been fortunate Brian, I've had...

Maybe I've just been fortunate Brian, I've had few issues with these cars and those I've had have been relatively easy fixes. Cheap comfortable motoring.:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 11:04
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Heddy
Yeah that's fine, but are you not 'living in...

Yeah that's fine, but are you not 'living in fear' of something nasty happening, to the point where you have to be constantly monitoring it? I want a car where I can just get in and go, and being...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 10:42
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Heddy
I actually test drove a 1.8 with a view to...

I actually test drove a 1.8 with a view to buying, afterwards, I got a whiff of coolant and walked away. I may go for a 1.8T next (if the diesel becomes terminally ill) if I can just be convinced it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 08:49
Replies: 35
Views: 1,576
Posted By Heddy
To answer the original post, yes, projectors are...

To answer the original post, yes, projectors are better. The beam is better, so is the light output.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2019, 08:44
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Heddy
Diesel for me too. All the talk of slave and...

Diesel for me too. All the talk of slave and master problems are probably true, but once sorted they go on and on. They don't get HGF and don't need timing belts changing. Peace of mind really, and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2019, 06:17
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Heddy
Cheers Steve, sounds like a top tip.:}

Cheers Steve, sounds like a top tip.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2019, 17:52
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Heddy
I just bought 2 individuals from Halfords, a 13mm...

I just bought 2 individuals from Halfords, a 13mm and a 10mm. They're the only ones I seem to use.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2019, 09:10
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Heddy
Fixing Jacking Pads

Need to fix the jacking pads on, nearly lost one. Can I silicone around the plug and also seal the pad around the sill? Just wondering if I'm gumming up some draining facility incorporated in the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2019, 09:05
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Heddy
This is true, but if an iphone sender has a...

This is true, but if an iphone sender has a residual text from when the recipient was an iphone user it will try to send an imessage, this will bounce back undelivered.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th February 2019, 09:02
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By Heddy
Do you have problems with warm starts cold starts...

Do you have problems with warm starts cold starts or both?
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2019, 21:37
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Heddy
Well, changed the number and all is fine. Our...

Well, changed the number and all is fine. Our 'Apple' friends can text and call and their phones know they're contacting an Android phone. I just feel it's a tad sneaky of Apple to build into their...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2019, 09:12
Replies: 13
Views: 788
Posted By Heddy
Welcome, you have, in my opinion, the best 75...

Welcome, you have, in my opinion, the best 75 available. Diesel, auto and Firefrost red:drool4: Enjoy your life, and enjoy your car.
Heddy.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 19:46
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Heddy
Yes, starting a new text and deleting the 'link'...

Yes, starting a new text and deleting the 'link' that is previous texts will more than likely work. Problem is, with so many friends on iphone they'd all have to be contacted and given the...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 16:12
Replies: 16
Views: 739
Posted By Heddy
Apple v Android

Wife switched from iphone to Android, and ported the number to her new phone. new phone was quiet and her iphone contacts reported messages were not delivered (bouncing back) It seems Apple will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2019, 08:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By Heddy
I retro fitted a FBH from a Mk1 to a MK2 with no...

I retro fitted a FBH from a Mk1 to a MK2 with no issues. I cut the plugs from FBH and the dosing pumps to remove them. I had the same thought that the OP had when I compared the dosing pump plug to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2019, 18:54
Replies: 10
Views: 730
Posted By Heddy
Rough guide, mine is 2004, CDT Con SE 64k miles,...

Rough guide, mine is 2004, CDT Con SE 64k miles, 12 mths MOT, good condition
cost £1300.
if it was 'starship mileage' tatty and short MOT
probably £200:shrug:
Forum: Technology Forum 28th January 2019, 07:32
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Heddy
We got ours on contract £9 p/m. You only get...

We got ours on contract £9 p/m. You only get 500mb data but 250mins talk time and a rather useless 5000 texts. Given that most of our browsing is over wi-fi and we use messenger for texts it suits...
Forum: Technology Forum 28th January 2019, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Heddy
Me and Mrs Heddy just got a Huawei Y6 2018 each...

Me and Mrs Heddy just got a Huawei Y6 2018 each from Tesco mobile. Under £200 pound but very comparable to more expensive phones. Check the features, or pop in Tesco and ask to play with one.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2019, 11:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,020
Posted By Heddy
Fully Comp 9yrs ncd (max they quote on) £197...

Fully Comp 9yrs ncd (max they quote on) £197 Tesco bank.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2019, 17:38
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By Heddy
Why didn't you get a couple of doors from the...

Why didn't you get a couple of doors from the scrappy? It would have been quicker and the colour match would not have been good, it would have been perfect.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2019, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Heddy
If you're changing the TRV's and wondering what...

If you're changing the TRV's and wondering what size thread they are then as far as I know they're std, so you can't go wrong.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2019, 18:40
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Heddy
Pretty sure they're 16mm. But wait for...

Pretty sure they're 16mm. But wait for confirmation, it may be detailed on the Rimmers site.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2019, 17:25
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Heddy
I'll probably be looking at having the same done...

I'll probably be looking at having the same done too after this years MOT. If they pass, then next year. I've also got an 'independent' who does the major stuff, he doesn't mind working on the car at...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2019, 18:58
Replies: 18
Views: 627
Posted By Heddy
Mine is due next month, (RAC) if it doesn't beat...

Mine is due next month, (RAC) if it doesn't beat or equal the new members AA online quote I'll switch, simples.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2019, 17:07
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Heddy
Always found Indeed Jobs a decent source.

Always found Indeed Jobs a decent source.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2019, 20:57
Replies: 122
Views: 4,545
Posted By Heddy
Passed (2nd attempt) in my dad's car, a new...

Passed (2nd attempt) in my dad's car, a new Austin 1300 in Teal Blue 1972
Forum: Discussion 11th January 2019, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Heddy
Can't remember exact date but less than 6 mths...

Can't remember exact date but less than 6 mths ago. I'd ordered some parts and he said he'd process them when back from his health check up. He did as he'd said and parts were sent.
Forum: Discussion 11th January 2019, 17:22
Replies: 6
Views: 715
Posted By Heddy
According to my last mail to him he's on...

According to my last mail to him he's on bg3711@yahoo.com not 3700
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2019, 19:00
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Heddy
Had this laptop around 3 yrs now, will replace it...

Had this laptop around 3 yrs now, will replace it if it becomes faulty beyond a cost effective repair. It's a Toshiba Satellite running Windows 10 so ok at the moment. I do have an issue though, on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2019, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Heddy
If the ABS light is on and the engine is running...

If the ABS light is on and the engine is running I'd say there's an ABS fault. Deal with the fault and post up the other problems. First check that the connections at the wheel sensors haven't ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2019, 11:02
Replies: 35
Views: 2,594
Posted By Heddy
The main difference for me now between a Mk1 and...

The main difference for me now between a Mk1 and a Mk2 is that the Mk2 is newer. This to me means there's likely to be less rust on a Mk2. Not talking about outward appearance but the things not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2019, 08:15
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Heddy
The better deal is with Go Compare, as far as I...

The better deal is with Go Compare, as far as I can see there's nothing to stop me accepting it. What I hate, is the fact that.....'you don't have to do anything, your policy will automatically renew...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2019, 22:17
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By Heddy
:duh::duh:

:duh::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2019, 22:09
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Heddy
Here's a strange one (insurance)

Just got my renewal (Tesco Bank) £244 with £100 compulsory excess and £250 voluntary excess.
Go compare shows £197 (Tesco Bank) same excess as above.
So I start playing around with the voluntary...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 18:41
Replies: 29
Views: 1,460
Posted By Heddy
The comments are for 'dramatic effect' and to be...

The comments are for 'dramatic effect' and to be taken with a pinch of salt. A bit like 'ice was so bad I skidded all over the road', No, I don't skid all over the road, I'm a better driver than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2018, 08:34
Replies: 47
Views: 2,659
Posted By Heddy
I like the way the 75 feels, it has 'character'....

I like the way the 75 feels, it has 'character'. I have one because to me, they really are reliable. I could jump in and go from Devon to Scotland without issues, and arrive without back ache....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th December 2018, 22:52
Replies: 74
Views: 4,490
Posted By Heddy
You may have something there Pete, I could never...

You may have something there Pete, I could never fix the h/brake on my last car (75 Mk1) It always felt solid, no 'spring' as you call it. I was told it had Pagid shoes, a make I never rated. Always...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 18:11
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Heddy
16-20k per year. I like driving it more than...

16-20k per year. I like driving it more than cleaning it. Like to tour Devon in the summer, and trips to B'ham and London in between.:smiley:
Forum: Humour Corner 22nd December 2018, 17:51
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Heddy
They got driving gnomes at the garden centre,...

They got driving gnomes at the garden centre, ideal xmas present apparently :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 17:49
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Heddy
I've cut the undertray just forward of the drain...

I've cut the undertray just forward of the drain plug 'cos I'm too lazy to remove it twice a year.:icon_redface:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2018, 18:09
Replies: 54
Views: 3,047
Posted By Heddy
The 114 to 160 is obviously far more noticeable...

The 114 to 160 is obviously far more noticeable than 135 to 160. The re map makes them go like you'd expect them to, 'driveability' is the highest gain.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2018, 11:28
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Heddy
Yes it would have helped thanks, along with other...

Yes it would have helped thanks, along with other contributions it's been sorted. I just needed diagrams. It's a funny thing this club, I go years without realising who the experts are in particular...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2018, 11:47
Replies: 74
Views: 4,490
Posted By Heddy
Yes, a PITA. Lost count how many times I adjusted...

Yes, a PITA. Lost count how many times I adjusted mine on the Mk1. I can't add anything to my earlier post, there just isn't anything to prevent the h/brake working, except maybe contamination of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2018, 10:11
Replies: 74
Views: 4,490
Posted By Heddy
The Mini compensator is the way to go. It allows...

The Mini compensator is the way to go. It allows much more 'compensation' between the two wheels. It's also essential, as pointed out, that the spreader is free to move and the cables are free in...
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