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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2020, 09:41
Replies: 22
Views: 1,827
Posted By Duotone
Richard Woolley buys a 75

Richard Woolley the designer of the Rover 75 has bought a 75.

https://i.imgur.com/eqg4CzRl.jpg?1

Richard visited the Club stand in 2018 at the Classic Car Show and maybe
it stirred a few...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 23rd January 2020, 08:28
Replies: 6
Views: 2,027
Posted By Duotone
This is the aerial filter, located on the offside...

This is the aerial filter, located on the offside D pilar.

The connections can become burnt and indeed the whole unit has be known to overheat.

http://i.imgur.com/YjMc4Ovl.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2019, 17:51
Replies: 36
Views: 4,516
Posted By Duotone
The pre-facelift 75 has a ridge around the front...

The pre-facelift 75 has a ridge around the front and rear bumpers and this was painted in the upper body colour.

The facelift 75 does not have a ridge around the front and rear bumpers and so MG...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2019, 18:56
Replies: 36
Views: 4,516
Posted By Duotone
I have owned two Duotone 75's a saloon and a...

I have owned two Duotone 75's a saloon and a tourer, but I don't own either now.

All the factory Duotone's except one were offered with the darker colour above and a lighter colour below.
The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2019, 18:12
Replies: 36
Views: 4,516
Posted By Duotone
I think you have put the picture on the Club site...

I think you have put the picture on the Club site before and I grabbed the image as I collect pictures of Duotone 75's



The Duotone I owned was painted and finished in Royal Blue. The lower...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2019, 11:09
Replies: 36
Views: 4,516
Posted By Duotone
Here is the picture. ...

Here is the picture.

http://i.imgur.com/aIfqODwl.jpg (https://imgur.com/aIfqODw)

Also, factory Duo tones had a vin plate with a single paint paint code.

The Duo tone I at one time owned had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2019, 17:19
Replies: 35
Views: 4,289
Posted By Duotone
Sorry to hear this Mike.. Here is the Team...

Sorry to hear this Mike..

Here is the Team at the NEC in 2014. Mike is marked with a big arrow over his head.

http://i.imgur.com/TCuZphgl.jpg (https://imgur.com/TCuZphg)

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 20th August 2019, 15:30
Replies: 3
Views: 2,141
Posted By Duotone
Check to see if any wires are connected to pin 1...

Check to see if any wires are connected to pin 1 on the large grey ISO plug

This is the same plug that the steering wheel control wires are connected.

Pin 1 is telephone mute, cut any wires...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 27th July 2019, 20:05
Replies: 11
Views: 4,628
Posted By Duotone
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

http://i.imgur.com/nJLlDucl.png (https://imgur.com/nJLlDuc)

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 19th July 2019, 20:24
Replies: 3
Views: 2,247
Posted By Duotone
Your fault could be no power to the aerial amp. ...

Your fault could be no power to the aerial amp.

The aerial amp 12v comes from pin 5 on the Grey ISO Purple/yellow and is connected to the aerial amp [located behind the nearside D pilar].

If...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd July 2019, 08:23
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By Duotone
This is what they did to a ZT. ...

This is what they did to a ZT.

http://i.imgur.com/QC2U4Wnl.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/QC2U4Wn)

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 08:28
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By Duotone
The ad may say Arden Green but that is not...

The ad may say Arden Green but that is not correct.

This is picture is from a MG Rover promotion for the Duotone 75's.

http://i.imgur.com/W8KTvEfl.jpg (https://imgur.com/W8KTvEf)

This is a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 19:22
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By Duotone
The ad is correct. It is BRG over Arbour Green. ...

The ad is correct. It is BRG over Arbour Green.

MG Rover in the original spec for Duotone 75's Arbour Green was used for the lower colour.

Arbour Green was never used as a original all over...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 18:13
Replies: 32
Views: 5,005
Posted By Duotone
Original Duotone for sale

Have a look at this...

http://i.imgur.com/BjU8lpGl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BjU8lpG)
...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 20th June 2019, 22:25
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By Duotone
There should be a Hi Line loom fitted to enable...

There should be a Hi Line loom fitted to enable your system to be re-installed.

The loom has a large square connector that plugs into your socket located near the head unit.
The loom also has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 20:06
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Duotone
I would also recommend that you wire up the...

I would also recommend that you wire up the aerial, the aerial amp and connect this to the radio to test that all is well before you drill the hole in the roof.

There is a 12v aerial power wire....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 13:47
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Duotone
The chances of getting new aerial plugs are...

The chances of getting new aerial plugs are pretty small.

You could cut the plug off the aerial connection to the amp and fit a female to

wire that goes to the radio and connect the new roof...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 15th May 2019, 11:45
Replies: 11
Views: 6,485
Posted By Duotone
[QUOTE=raykay;2733584]For the CD changer, it is...

[QUOTE=raykay;2733584]For the CD changer, it is an 8 pin mini ISO connector (usually blue) which fits the right hand side of the socket shown in Duotone's picture in post 2.

...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th May 2019, 21:32
Replies: 11
Views: 6,485
Posted By Duotone
These are the connections for the BMW plug. ...

These are the connections for the BMW plug.

http://i.imgur.com/oktnb9Rl.jpg?3 (https://imgur.com/oktnb9R)

Pin 4 is not connected as it is for a telephone mute.

Pin 7 is for the K Bus only...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 3rd May 2019, 18:40
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By Duotone
Check this plug and socket located behind the...

Check this plug and socket located behind the headunit.

The grey/green wire in this plug is the signal wire that comes from the ABS

unit. If this wire or the sat nav antenna wire is not...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd May 2019, 18:23
Replies: 8
Views: 3,031
Posted By Duotone
The small antenna plug is for a diversity system...

The small antenna plug is for a diversity system used on the Symphony and Hi

Line sat nav systems. The diversity system switched different parts of the rear

screen aerial to receive the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2019, 19:50
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Duotone
This is the radio unit, located in the spare...

This is the radio unit, located in the spare wheel well..

http://i.imgur.com/4lwxY0Yl.jpg?1 (https://imgur.com/4lwxY0Y)

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 2nd April 2019, 19:46
Replies: 11
Views: 6,485
Posted By Duotone
When buying a adapter lead to change from a BMW...

When buying a adapter lead to change from a BMW plug to ISO connectors you have to make sure that all the pins are in the BMW plug. This is because some leads available on Ebay do not have all the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2019, 11:40
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Duotone
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

http://i.imgur.com/yDKrGQ2l.jpg (https://imgur.com/yDKrGQ2)

http://i.imgur.com/lMsrbFbl.jpg (https://imgur.com/lMsrbFb)

http://i.imgur.com/PpAeJsJl.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2019, 12:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,405
Posted By Duotone
Oh dear. I hope Max is OK. Looks like...

Oh dear.

I hope Max is OK.

Looks like it happened on the I O M as the other car also has I O M plates.

The present owner has really looked after this Tourer, I hope it will soon be returned...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 15th February 2019, 21:46
Replies: 15
Views: 6,877
Posted By Duotone
The aerial cable runs from the amp. on the...

The aerial cable runs from the amp. on the nearside D pilar down behind the rear seat bolster, then under the carpet beneath the rear door and under the carpet below the passenger door. Then, behind...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th February 2019, 16:44
Replies: 15
Views: 6,877
Posted By Duotone
Might be worth checking the aerial filter and...

Might be worth checking the aerial filter and it's connections , it is located behind the off side D pilar.

http://i.imgur.com/YjMc4Ovl.jpg (https://imgur.com/YjMc4Ov)
...
Forum: Was it you? 6th February 2019, 10:25
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Duotone
Here is a picture of another one. Reebs...

Here is a picture of another one.

Reebs would know the build numbers and which countries they were exported to..

http://i.imgur.com/mhITOAnl.jpg (https://imgur.com/mhITOAn)

Dave T
Forum: Was it you? 4th February 2019, 17:08
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By Duotone
It used to belong to a club member, here it is at...

It used to belong to a club member, here it is at a club meet at Cosford in

2009.

http://i.imgur.com/U9pEVZCl.jpg (https://imgur.com/U9pEVZC)

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2019, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Duotone
Here it is in late 2008. Keeping it's value...

Here it is in late 2008.

Keeping it's value pretty well...

http://i.imgur.com/BPUhZnJl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BPUhZnJ)

Just one previous owner at this time.

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 19th October 2018, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 3,959
Posted By Duotone
The radio aerial is located in the off-side load...

The radio aerial is located in the off-side load area window.

The aerial is prone to the elements being damaged by previous owners

putting too much in the load area and the load rubbing against...
Forum: Events and Meets 20th September 2018, 14:15
Replies: 111
Views: 5,606
Posted By Duotone
Hi Tim I have a small, but nearly full...

Hi Tim

I have a small, but nearly full bottle of Neptune Blue dye.

pm me your address and I will post it off..

I will see you at the NEC as I shall be visiting, we can sort something out...
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2018, 18:22
Replies: 23
Views: 2,358
Posted By Duotone
Pictures from a Yorkshireman ... free :} ...

Pictures from a Yorkshireman ... free :}

http://i.imgur.com/ZMKzUFal.jpg (https://imgur.com/ZMKzUFa)

http://i.imgur.com/mQKaWaIl.jpg (https://imgur.com/mQKaWaI)



Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th September 2018, 13:24
Replies: 6
Views: 3,265
Posted By Duotone
The Harmon Kardon system will be compatible with...

The Harmon Kardon system will be compatible with both makes of unit.

The CD changer is another matter.

The mini ISO plug connection is the same but I am afraid I am unsure if it will

work as...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th September 2018, 12:59
Replies: 6
Views: 3,265
Posted By Duotone
These are the VDO units. You may be lucky if...

These are the VDO units.

You may be lucky if you put an add in the wanted section.

The other option is to fit a Double din head unit. Plenty of info on here as to

which model to buy.
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 11th September 2018, 07:43
Replies: 6
Views: 3,265
Posted By Duotone
The Ivox M300 and other Ivox radio's fitted to...

The Ivox M300 and other Ivox radio's fitted to the rover 75 are well known

for this fault.

The cause of this problem is the internal battery in the radio, this results

in the memory function...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2018, 09:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By Duotone
It's not possible to have the Harmony stay on...

It's not possible to have the Harmony stay on with the ignition key

removed without altering the wiring.

You could wire a permanent feed to the radio in place of the ignition

feed but one...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 8th August 2018, 20:03
Replies: 7
Views: 3,645
Posted By Duotone
The radio module is located in the spare wheel...

The radio module is located in the spare wheel well.


http://i.imgur.com/bKEN2eZl.jpg (https://imgur.com/bKEN2eZ)

The aerial is connector is plug C1235

You may need one of these to convert...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 29th July 2018, 21:31
Replies: 19
Views: 6,469
Posted By Duotone
This shows the two connections, the two thick...

This shows the two connections, the two thick black lines.

http://i.imgur.com/LLRAyhml.jpg?2 (https://imgur.com/LLRAyhm)

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 25th July 2018, 18:14
Replies: 19
Views: 6,469
Posted By Duotone
The Symphony and changer relies on a K Bus...

The Symphony and changer relies on a K Bus connection for full operation.

The changer is connected to the Symphony via the Blue mini ISO plug.

The K bus is connected to the Blue mini iso plug...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2018, 19:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,616
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Jim Dave T

Happy birthday Jim

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2018, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By Duotone
This bulb kit will fit. ...

This bulb kit will fit.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Land-Rover-Discovery-Range-Rover-Defender-Spare-Bulb-Fuse-Kit/352178530458?epid=652974487&hash=item51ff79e89a:g:ULoAAOSw329Z1Lae

Just peel off...
Forum: Was it you? 15th May 2018, 07:22
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Duotone
Here it is a few years ago.. ...

Here it is a few years ago..

https://i.imgur.com/XORN7fC.jpg

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2018, 16:03
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By Duotone
A bit more detail on the exact date Jim. ;);) ...

A bit more detail on the exact date Jim. ;);)

Monogram scheme introduced 5th March 2002

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2018, 18:36
Replies: 37
Views: 2,337
Posted By Duotone
Sincere condolences Chris. Dave T

Sincere condolences Chris.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2018, 16:33
Replies: 42
Views: 3,797
Posted By Duotone
The diesel exhaust trims should like this, rare,...

The diesel exhaust trims should like this, rare, but not impossible to find.



http://i.imgur.com/jktWN5tl.jpg (https://imgur.com/jktWN5t)

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2018, 15:43
Replies: 42
Views: 3,797
Posted By Duotone
Looks good. http://i.imgur.com/uCGAZR3l.jpg...

Looks good.

http://i.imgur.com/uCGAZR3l.jpg (https://imgur.com/uCGAZR3)

http://i.imgur.com/KgUnBS8l.jpg (https://imgur.com/KgUnBS8)

http://i.imgur.com/cXi7Y1il.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2018, 11:36
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Duotone
Meanwhile something to watch about Raleigh Cycles...

Meanwhile something to watch about Raleigh Cycles in 1945

https://youtu.be/FaxRQh03BOw

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2018, 16:11
Replies: 26
Views: 2,878
Posted By Duotone
Here is Alistair Darlings ministerial Rover 75...

Here is Alistair Darlings ministerial Rover 75 outside 11 Downing Street.

Darling was the Chancellor of the Exchequer under Gordon Brown 2007-2010

http://i.imgur.com/jtSaoM2l.jpg...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th January 2018, 13:30
Replies: 16
Views: 3,277
Posted By Duotone
Make sure that this wire pin 7 of the BMW plug...

Make sure that this wire pin 7 of the BMW plug [red/white/yellow].

http://i.imgur.com/BTjbjy7l.jpg?2 (https://imgur.com/BTjbjy7)

The K bus wire [white/red/yellow] from pin 7 BMW plug should be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th January 2018, 13:17
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Duotone
It still sounds as if you have no K Bus...

It still sounds as if you have no K Bus connection to the K Bus circuit in the car.

Pin 7 on the BMW plug is the K Bus connection.

You have established that the K Bus [White/Red/Yellow] is...
Forum: V8 Forum 4th January 2018, 19:02
Replies: 24
Views: 4,568
Posted By Duotone
This is a picture taken from a previous advert,...

This is a picture taken from a previous advert, after the v8 was sold by J1MBO

I presume it looks like this now.

http://i.imgur.com/BmoJXPfl.jpg (https://imgur.com/BmoJXPf)

Dave T
Forum: V8 Forum 3rd January 2018, 17:21
Replies: 24
Views: 4,568
Posted By Duotone
Yes, it's the same one. Here it is a few...

Yes, it's the same one.

Here it is a few years ago on my drive.

http://i.imgur.com/auxYK0ql.jpg (https://imgur.com/auxYK0q)

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2018, 15:52
Replies: 6
Views: 858
Posted By Duotone
I would check that you have a K Bus connection...

I would check that you have a K Bus connection between the changer and

the Symphony, you also need to make sure that the above K Bus connection

is connected to the car's K Bus circuit.

The...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th December 2017, 12:37
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By Duotone
I have a complete Low Line system for sale. ...

I have a complete Low Line system for sale.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=267456&highlight=low+line

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2017, 07:34
Replies: 31
Views: 1,410
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Paul. Dave T

Happy birthday Paul.

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2017, 08:22
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Duotone
I have a Low line system for sale. ...

I have a Low line system for sale.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=267456&highlight=low+line

The CD changer can be fitted to the glove box or in the boot area. I can include...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2017, 08:22
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By Duotone
Here is a better picture. ...

Here is a better picture.

http://i.imgur.com/LHwj3wSl.jpg (https://imgur.com/LHwj3wS)

Dave T
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 15th November 2017, 20:24
Replies: 1
Views: 614
Posted By Duotone
The red connector was supposed to be used for a...

The red connector was supposed to be used for a telephone aerial although this was never used on the Rover 75 tourer.

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2017, 17:27
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Duotone
If it this one then I don't know the name but I...

If it this one then I don't know the name but I know that the easiest way to get one is from a scrap 75. Cut the lead with about a 1ft. of wire.
You could add a simple male and female tv aerial plug...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2017, 21:46
Replies: 79
Views: 4,388
Posted By Duotone
Thanks for that Ronnie !!;) I had a great...

Thanks for that Ronnie !!;)

I had a great three days helping on the stand, enjoyed every minute.

When I parked my car at the NEC on the last morning I failed to notice which
Zone part of E1 I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2017, 08:42
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Duotone
Unusual colour combination

A unusual colour combination of a Royal Blue Tourer with a Deep Sea Green

interior.

I don't know what the first owner was thinking when he ordered this Tourer

but for anyone wanting a Deep...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2017, 19:02
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By Duotone
Page 12 of the Image Gallery, click on Duotone,...

Page 12 of the Image Gallery, click on Duotone, some pictures in there.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2017, 08:20
Replies: 31
Views: 1,820
Posted By Duotone
I have fitted two sets of genuine Rover diesel...

I have fitted two sets of genuine Rover diesel exhaust finishers, one set brand

new from a MG Rover dealership [£37.50 each] and a second hand set.

The allen key fittings are exactly the same...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2017, 18:41
Replies: 172
Views: 10,383
Posted By Duotone
I have moved on from owning a Rover 75 after...

I have moved on from owning a Rover 75 after selling my Duotone Tourer to Club member.

Mind, if have left 75 ownership before but came back after a year, maybe if I could find the right 75 I could...
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2017, 18:39
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Duotone
When I first started in the amusement machine...

When I first started in the amusement machine business in the early sixties

these are what I was trained to repair.

http://i.imgur.com/W6hA9CL.jpg (https://imgur.com/W6hA9CL)

Later these...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2017, 16:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By Duotone
An update on our "lost" holiday with Monarch. ...

An update on our "lost" holiday with Monarch.

Went to see our independent travel agent yesterday.

Instead of going to Spain next Tuesday we are going in 6 weeks.

Same hotel, upgrade to full...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 2nd October 2017, 08:52
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Duotone
Something else to check is the aerial filter,...

Something else to check is the aerial filter, located on the off side D pilar.

The filter sometimes suffers from faulty connections.

http://i.imgur.com/as6mz79.jpg (https://imgur.com/as6mz79)
...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2017, 08:42
Replies: 35
Views: 1,157
Posted By Duotone
Should be on a holiday with Monarch next Tuesday...

Should be on a holiday with Monarch next Tuesday but I guess we wont be going.

Hope we can get our money back !!

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2017, 21:08
Replies: 24
Views: 868
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Dave Dave T

Happy birthday Dave

Dave T
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 15th July 2017, 19:38
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By Duotone
The two plus are connected to the TV module...

The two plus are connected to the TV module located on the off side d pilar.


The connectors are C1241 and C1243

http://i.imgur.com/JPN4gZl.jpg

The wires are connected to C1242 and C1244
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2017, 22:48
Replies: 32
Views: 2,330
Posted By Duotone
This thread was about Fred Dibnah's Made in...

This thread was about Fred Dibnah's Made in Britain - Featuring a Rover 75.

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=169750&highlight=Fred+dibnah

Looks like it was a gold 75.

Dave...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2017, 06:38
Replies: 36
Views: 1,728
Posted By Duotone
Best wishes Dave Get well soon. Dave T

Best wishes Dave

Get well soon.

Dave T
Forum: Items Wanted 21st April 2017, 13:08
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By Duotone
Is it one of these.. Both Deep Sea Green. ...

Is it one of these..

Both Deep Sea Green.

I have two, pm for price + postage.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/my%20cars/IMG_1821_zpsklmfq626.jpg

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2017, 05:49
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Duotone
Here you go.. ...

Here you go..

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=78720

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2017, 07:16
Replies: 31
Views: 967
Posted By Duotone
Sad to hear this Andrew. Good luck in the...

Sad to hear this Andrew.

Good luck in the future.

All the best.

Dave T
Forum: Items Wanted 8th March 2017, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By Duotone
Mini ISO plugs and pins available here. ...

Mini ISO plugs and pins available here.

http://www.nexxia.co.uk/product/mini-iso-connector-pins-pack-of-100/M-48/

Just type in the search box for mini ISO plugs.

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd March 2017, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Duotone
The aerial amplifier in the 75 saloon is located...

The aerial amplifier in the 75 saloon is located on the nearside D pilar.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/316ee4bf-a33a-4ac3-b6cb-f0ab4d149efa_zpsezjhtdmx.jpg


The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2017, 07:47
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Duotone
At least one Aubergine tourer load area was made...

At least one Aubergine tourer load area was made but ash grey was the standard for Personal line tourers.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/toureraubergine12_zps8486ee28.jpg

Dave...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2017, 22:33
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Duotone
Check the aerial filter, located on the off side...

Check the aerial filter, located on the off side D pilar.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/18122495-0398-4439-b013-ebfa7bc62d96_zps19dajbkq.jpg

Also check the aerial...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2017, 17:18
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By Duotone
This is the location. ...

This is the location.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20tourer/8cb2a4da-95f0-4099-9efd-902ffbf19b8e_zps6d369d83.jpg

Dave T
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 10th February 2017, 07:51
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By Duotone
If you drop down the rear part of the roof lining...

If you drop down the rear part of the roof lining you can see where the hole has to be drilled.

This picture shows the sharks fin aerial.
...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 9th February 2017, 17:54
Replies: 9
Views: 1,920
Posted By Duotone
Have a read of this. ...

Have a read of this.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=13295

If you have a tourer loom then the GPS aerial is a sharks fin [located in the roof]. The saloon loom has a GPS...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2017, 13:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,917
Posted By Duotone
Very rare possibly due to the price of the DVD...

Very rare possibly due to the price of the DVD player-6-disc, single screen, £2,500 is a lot of money.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2017, 21:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,923
Posted By Duotone
Is this it ?? ...

Is this it ??

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/FBH/45d16ebe-c08a-4c6d-b27a-fc726125176c_zps33ut7wsp.jpg

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th January 2017, 18:12
Replies: 780
Views: 86,082
Posted By Duotone
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20tourer/a8b03ab0-cb8c-4cb7-b58a-2b99a98399a9_zpsnchuzojy.jpg

It's a bit of a job getting the cable from the camera to the back...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 4th January 2017, 16:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Duotone
Well done Bob. Welcome back. Dave T

Well done Bob.

Welcome back.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2017, 16:48
Replies: 21
Views: 1,406
Posted By Duotone
Thanks for all the hard work Jim. Welcome...

Thanks for all the hard work Jim.

Welcome back Brian.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2016, 16:43
Replies: 62
Views: 4,386
Posted By Duotone
From the 2000 price list, the most expensive and...

From the 2000 price list, the most expensive and highest spec Rover 75 you could buy off the peg was.

2.5V6 Connoisseur SE [Hi Line NAV]. Cost £27,730. Discounted to £24,885

However, this was a...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2016, 09:33
Replies: 24
Views: 768
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Paul. Dave T

Happy birthday Paul.

Dave T
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 14th December 2016, 07:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,878
Posted By Duotone
I have fitted a saloon low line system in my...

I have fitted a saloon low line system in my tourer.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2016, 06:40
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Duotone
On the nearside D pilar is the aerial amplifier. ...

On the nearside D pilar is the aerial amplifier.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/316ee4bf-a33a-4ac3-b6cb-f0ab4d149efa_zpsezjhtdmx.jpg

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2016, 19:53
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Duotone
Check the aerial filter located on the offside D...

Check the aerial filter located on the offside D pilar. Sometimes the wires and connections become burnt.

...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2016, 09:03
Replies: 18
Views: 698
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Rob Dave T

Happy birthday Rob

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2016, 19:29
Replies: 126
Views: 9,281
Posted By Duotone
My sincere condolences. Dave T

My sincere condolences.

Dave T
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 9th December 2016, 19:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By Duotone
The aerial amplifier fitted to later 75's and...

The aerial amplifier fitted to later 75's and ZT's has only two connections. The rear window spec. was changed at the same time. The diversity part of the rear window was dropped. Leaving you nowhere...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2016, 22:25
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Duotone
Yes they are. I have a saloon Personal Line...

Yes they are.

I have a saloon Personal Line carpet in my tourer.

The carpet fits fine in the back of a Tourer.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 18:10
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Duotone
Not quite. You need this unit [black...

Not quite.

You need this unit [black telestart unit] to receive the the signals from the remote, plus a wiring loom and a aerial that lives behind the front grill.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Duotone
Yes it is. You had these two items, a remote...

Yes it is.

You had these two items, a remote and a timer unit in the center cubby.
http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/FBH/parking%20heater_zpsjgrwakp4.jpg

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2016, 16:34
Replies: 94
Views: 9,914
Posted By Duotone
Nec

I would also like to thank Paul [Reebs] for his hard work and attention to detail during the show.

I enjoyed every minute of it, and I/we met some great people, like the former Cowley worker who...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2016, 11:46
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Duotone
I have changed from a mk2 to a mk1. ...

I have changed from a mk2 to a mk1.

http://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/index.php?thepage=car_of_month_april_15

The wheel arch liners are the same on both versions.

No need to fit a Mk1 bonnet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2016, 07:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,577
Posted By Duotone
Here are a couple of pages from a Rover 45...

Here are a couple of pages from a Rover 45 brochure.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather069/45%20COLOURS_zpspsun78zt.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2016, 07:13
Replies: 67
Views: 3,346
Posted By Duotone
Happy 10th birthday to this great club. Dave...

Happy 10th birthday to this great club.

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2016, 06:46
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Brian. Dave T

Happy birthday Brian.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2016, 15:07
Replies: 211
Views: 20,672
Posted By Duotone
Just wanted to pay my respects to Bob [James UK]....

Just wanted to pay my respects to Bob [James UK].

I loved teasing him about his lack of an undertray on his 75.

He will be greatly missed.

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2016, 15:43
Replies: 12
Views: 2,166
Posted By Duotone
The rattle comes from the roof vibrating on the...

The rattle comes from the roof vibrating on the strengthening bars.

Secure the roof strengthening bars to the roof with silicone.

Gently separate the roof from the roof bars with wooden wedges...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2016, 08:21
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Dom Dave T

Happy birthday Dom

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2016, 07:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Steve Dave T

Happy birthday Steve

Dave T
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 13th October 2016, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By Duotone
The 75 tourer and the ZT-T has the aerial...

The 75 tourer and the ZT-T has the aerial amplifier located above the off side load window.

The aerial elements are located on the off side load window.
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2016, 10:46
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Duotone
Happpy birthday Will Dave T

Happpy birthday Will

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2016, 20:33
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Duotone
Oi! that's my tourer. :} Reebs has a supply...

Oi! that's my tourer. :}

Reebs has a supply of the show plates and they are fitted to the cars on the Club stand at the Classic Car Show held at the NEC Birmingham.

pm Reebs and ask for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2016, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By Duotone
You will have to remove all this to replace the...

You will have to remove all this to replace the foam.

Both wheel arch covers, plus the trim below the load windows and the rear wheel well trim.

Allow a couple of hours to do the job.
...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2016, 11:13
Replies: 20
Views: 902
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Phil Dave T

Happy birthday Phil

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2016, 11:11
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By Duotone
[QUOTE=Deacond;2374829]Just a video you chaps...

[QUOTE=Deacond;2374829]Just a video you chaps might enjoy.

My father another rover owning member of the family ( 75 Contemporary with premium grill ) bought a non functioning 1964 Rowe Ami and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2016, 13:27
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Duotone
Here is a previous owner. Lord Bath It seems...

Here is a previous owner. Lord Bath

It seems to have lost its gold bonnet.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather065/22dfcd02-2ec3-4508-a247-95f5728b90b4_zps9pxhsg5s.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2016, 12:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By Duotone
I wonder if this is the same 75. This is the...

I wonder if this is the same 75.

This is the one for sale.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/Duotone/_86%201_zpsiuutwdnd.jpg



This is SWMBO looking it over in 2006 at the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 23rd September 2016, 19:35
Replies: 51
Views: 5,545
Posted By Duotone
I'll come along Brian. Dave T

I'll come along Brian.

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2016, 12:42
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Anna Dave T

Happy birthday Anna

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2016, 17:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,664
Posted By Duotone
This is the back of the Symphony. ...

This is the back of the Symphony.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/a1144efc-7d16-474f-b741-05733ffc06ce_zpsbcm3u70x.jpg

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th September 2016, 15:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Duotone
Very true, my mistake. Here is a picture of...

Very true, my mistake.

Here is a picture of the circuit board used by the steering wheel control switches.

You can see the resistors [arrowed] used to vary the swc voltaage.
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th September 2016, 07:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,427
Posted By Duotone
The steering wheel controls are just normally...

The steering wheel controls are just normally open switches.

All the changes in voltage are done in the head unit.
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 20th August 2016, 12:18
Replies: 9
Views: 1,258
Posted By Duotone
This is what you are looking for. ...

This is what you are looking for.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/d08b602f-f52e-46f8-9fc5-dd42299c07dc_zpsr5usjqyx.jpg

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2016, 15:41
Replies: 30
Views: 2,253
Posted By Duotone
Welcome back Phil Best wishes Trevor ...

Welcome back Phil

Best wishes Trevor

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2016, 20:04
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By Duotone
The second best bit was me. Plus this Club...

The second best bit was me.

Plus this Club was mentioned in the article as a "Useful Contact"

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 4th August 2016, 07:19
Replies: 10
Views: 696
Posted By Duotone
The aerial amp is located above the offside load...

The aerial amp is located above the offside load window, it is bolted to the roof member.

No need to remove the roof lining, just the rear trim and the load blind locating plate.

The radio...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th July 2016, 08:02
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By Duotone
Richard, the one in your Ebay link is the correct...

Richard, the one in your Ebay link is the correct changer.

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 28th July 2016, 07:30
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By Duotone
The VDO 5404MP3X was the top of the range head...

The VDO 5404MP3X was the top of the range head unit fitted to the late Rover

75 and MG ZT.

To replace your missing multi changer you will need a VDO changer.

The Alpine auto changers are...
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2016, 07:05
Replies: 30
Views: 1,048
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Richard Dave T

Happy birthday Richard

Dave T
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2016, 06:37
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Stuart. Dave T

Happy birthday Stuart.

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2016, 18:55
Replies: 5
Views: 603
Posted By Duotone
Depends on how much you want to change from one...

Depends on how much you want to change from one tourer to the other.

Changing the carpet and the seats is half a days work.

Changing the door cards and all the sandstone trim takes a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2016, 15:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By Duotone
http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/n...

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather064/parking%20sensor%20speaker_zps320ys2sp.jpg

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2016, 06:54
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Duotone
Here you go. ...

Here you go.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather050/jacking%20points_zpsea4khl8k.jpg
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2016, 18:06
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By Duotone
Seat belt warning was not fitted to UK spec 75...

Seat belt warning was not fitted to UK spec 75 and ZT's

You could buy to order from Rimmer Bros. the seat belt buckle with the warning light unit fitted for £155.47 including VAT. One required...
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2016, 07:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By Duotone
Happy birthday Dave Dave T

Happy birthday Dave

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2016, 22:56
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Duotone
Rover 75 video

Have a look at this YouTube video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNVfSMdppU4

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2016, 20:24
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Duotone
The Hi Line wiring is extra to the normal radio...

The Hi Line wiring is extra to the normal radio loom.

If your donor car is a older Mk1 then it will have a BMW connector for the radio/Hi Line loom.

You will have to check behind the air con or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2016, 20:20
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Duotone
The Hi line head unit will not work without all...

The Hi line head unit will not work without all the gubbins in the boot.

The best way to fit the Hi line system while continuing to have a workable radio.

Fit the brackets for the radio unit,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2016, 15:18
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Duotone
The Pub Talk 2 were for internal staff only....

The Pub Talk 2 were for internal staff only. (Printed in the top left of the brochure)

I managed to get my copy on a factory visit when MG Rover were building cars.

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2016, 12:55
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Duotone
This is the brochure Pub Talk 2 I have one.....

This is the brochure Pub Talk 2

I have one..

Very rare..

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather059/Pub%20Talk%202_zpsp7zromnm.jpg

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 13th July 2016, 18:33
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Duotone
As your 75 is a Club model it seems likely that...

As your 75 is a Club model it seems likely that you have a Harmony radio.

Providing the donor 75 has a Harmony or a Symphony radio then the changer will fit.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2016, 21:07
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Duotone
Bob, have a read of this, and post 28. ...

Bob, have a read of this, and post 28.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=1253363#post1253363

Dave T
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2016, 08:45
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Duotone
http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/n...

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather050/jacking%20points_zpsea4khl8k.jpg

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/newfeather050/jacking%20point2_zpskpohzdij.jpg
...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2016, 10:11
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Duotone
In the skip

Went for a MOT at Clemo motors Cleckheaton last Thursday. Found that they had been taken over by Stoneacre.

After the MOT I was asking the guy on reception if the new owners were getting rid of...
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2016, 23:04
Replies: 42
Views: 2,291
Posted By Duotone
My late 80's touring / club run bike. Purchased...

My late 80's touring / club run bike. Purchased brand new.

Returned to cycling last year after a few years break, great to be back cycling every Sunday.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2016, 18:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By Duotone
Powder coating is fairly tough and the genuine...

Powder coating is fairly tough and the genuine Rover crossbars have rubber sleeve's around the clamps.

Anyway, my powder coated roof rails are just for show. ;)

Dave T
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2016, 12:46
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By Duotone
Here is a picture of the powder coated roof...

Here is a picture of the powder coated roof rails.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20tourer/010_zpsd4ccf67a.jpg

Cost about £60.

To have them chrome plated cost about £350...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2016, 10:50
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By Duotone
Not a genuine Duotone. It's been for sale...

Not a genuine Duotone.

It's been for sale before, here is a picture of the back of the car from a previous for sale ad.

A genuine Duotone would have the boot lip, below the number plate light...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2016, 08:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,930
Posted By Duotone
About 10 minutes each side.. Regarding the...

About 10 minutes each side..

Regarding the safety re-call.

I had a letter from MG Rover in 2004 asking me to take my new 75 back to the main dealer for a safety modification.

The MG Rover...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd July 2016, 22:02
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By Duotone
This what you are looking for. ...

This what you are looking for.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l45/newfeather/My%20Radio/316ee4bf-a33a-4ac3-b6cb-f0ab4d149efa_zpsezjhtdmx.jpg

Dave T
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd July 2016, 21:17
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Duotone
If the steering wheel controls work then I would...

If the steering wheel controls work then I would assume it is a MG Rover CR80.

It should be plug and play..

If the changer lead is secure in the back of the CR80 then there is possible a fault...
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