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Forum: Social Forum 22nd August 2019, 06:13
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By macafee2
with a butt like that, yes and tell her to be...

with a butt like that, yes and tell her to be proud :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2019, 06:10
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By macafee2
I had a good result with a 3m kit. It costs about...

I had a good result with a 3m kit. It costs about 20 quid and you need a drill to use it. some folk do it by hand:eek:

macafee2
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 21st August 2019, 21:42
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
if they haven't then they should also be made to...

if they haven't then they should also be made to pay the cost of replacement and repair and that should have been part of the sentence.

I see "Their parents were ordered to pay £500 each in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By macafee2
will a MKI car unlock the boot via press and hold...

will a MKI car unlock the boot via press and hold the unlock button or only the MKII ?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2019, 21:33
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By macafee2
what is wrong with your headlights, if cloudy...

what is wrong with your headlights, if cloudy they can be polished using one of many kits but I've used a 3m kit

Re boot lid. Your key wont fit the lock. To open the boot, you need to press and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2019, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
tested yesterday after new condenser radiator...

tested yesterday after new condenser radiator fitted and re-gassed and it was 7 or 8 degrees..
The outside temperature sensor is not fitted to dash shows -30. not sure f that makes a difference
...
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2019, 20:22
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By macafee2
fraud

A retail chain has left themselves open to fraud by giving good customer service. Not a big fraud, retail value £10. They are just the middle men, it is their supplier that should "pay". I am aware...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2019, 19:38
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
air con, what tempreture

when the air con is running and for this question the controls are set on both sides to 16 degrees, what temperature should the air out of the two centre dash vents be?
Interior of car is warm to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2019, 19:32
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
As you had an advisory 9 months ago in winter and...

As you had an advisory 9 months ago in winter and had 3 or 4 further months of winter I would be inclined to change them. Prodding them with a sharp screw driver may give a better indication but...
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2019, 07:52
Replies: 8
Views: 320
Posted By macafee2
if you feel strongly enough be part of the...

if you feel strongly enough be part of the solution, try an email to the chap below

Mr Graham Stapleton Chief Executive

graham.stapleton@halfords.co.uk (graham.stapleton@halfords.co.uk)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2019, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
I'm a bit unclear, are you saying not to use por...

I'm a bit unclear, are you saying not to use por 15 or don't shot blast back to bare metal before using por 15 or don't shot blast and don't use por 15?

por 15 is not good where it is exposed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2019, 21:23
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
I think so yes macafee2

I think so yes

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2019, 21:18
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By macafee2
next time I'm at a breakers I'll try to remember,...

next time I'm at a breakers I'll try to remember, thank you. The list just gets longer.
I took off a tourer washer pump, declared at pay desk I had it although I could not see it, paid for it, got...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2019, 19:24
Replies: 16
Views: 564
Posted By macafee2
Due to this thread, I got 4 from a scrap car at...

Due to this thread, I got 4 from a scrap car at the breakers, just on case

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2019, 18:05
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By macafee2
I will pm matt as he has replied to me and ask he...

I will pm matt as he has replied to me and ask he update this thread but due to circumstances there may not be an update for a week or two

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2019, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By macafee2
I think you also need to remove the plastic trim...

I think you also need to remove the plastic trim between door rubber and carpet by the rear doors.
I'd even go so far as to say take the fronts seats out. I found it a real battle
to do this job....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2019, 17:58
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By macafee2
are they about the same price as when the crofts...

are they about the same price as when the crofts one's were originally offered?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2019, 17:23
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By macafee2
The plates I suspect are often rusty when we come...

The plates I suspect are often rusty when we come to look at them.
As mine were rusty I shot blasted back to metal and painted with por 15

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 21:13
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By macafee2
mss, what is the intention of your post? I was...

mss, what is the intention of your post?
I was merely sharing out of good will a link given to me in good will. I was not trying to undermine anyone.
I also sent earlier today before your post and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 18:43
Replies: 22
Views: 981
Posted By macafee2
I have been given this link from another forum ....

I have been given this link from another forum . The site allows you to translate into English. http://www.allbrit.de/ select Rover 75
Takes some navigating but never the less has diagrams and part...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 16:09
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
Re towing with an A frame. I sent this email...

Re towing with an A frame.
I sent this email to International Vehicle Standards, , Department for Transport

Dear International Vehicle Standards,
I have read your web page at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2019, 10:57
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
Simon, sorry you feel that way. I have an...

Simon, sorry you feel that way. I have an expectation of cost and that did not meet my expectation. Don't feel that I will ignore the advice and buy elsewhere but I wont rush to order them. I'll...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 10:41
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By macafee2
sorry you don't get the benefit of how...

sorry you don't get the benefit of how comfortable they are. I did Paris to watch Coldplay in concert then home, 650 miles and did not ache. Great car for distance.

For £400, you have a car with a...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 19th August 2019, 07:35
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
It is a horrible feeling you have my sympathy....

It is a horrible feeling you have my sympathy. You are right if they want to get in they will. All you can do is discourage them.
With CCTV can you get warnings to your phone and capture footage? I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2019, 07:20
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
omg not cheap, I'm reeling seeing the price,...

omg not cheap, I'm reeling seeing the price, about what I paid for the fan :)
I know a new fan is more and how important the fan is but I'm still shocked

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 18th August 2019, 21:55
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By macafee2
BMW relay 61.35-8 369 019

BMW towing relay 61.35-8 369 019
As well as the relay, I would need the plug that goes into it with 6 inches or more of the wires.

£12 inc postage is what I have in mind.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 21:23
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By macafee2
is this any help ? ...

is this any help ?
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2755977#post2755977

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 21:22
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
I think they may need changing, spinning the fan...

I think they may need changing, spinning the fan backwards does seem to give off a brush sound but forwards is ok. The one on my car is ok in both directions.

I was wondering if I should change...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 21:00
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By macafee2
I have been told black and white control boxes...

I have been told black and white control boxes are not interchangeable.

with the car in reverse does each sensor give a clicking sound? The one that doesn't if there is one, is the faulty one. All...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2019, 20:44
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By macafee2
just sent Jim a PM asking for advice as I have...

just sent Jim a PM asking for advice as I have two more under trays to repair

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 16:24
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
checking the labels on both fans it is the same....

checking the labels on both fans it is the same. I don't know how often these fail but
i'll hold on to this

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By macafee2
what is the point of a no thanks button? ...

what is the point of a no thanks button?


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 12:03
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
pm sent. Alan if posting here no need to pm...

pm sent.

Alan if posting here no need to pm me.

Blue wire is I'm sure, glow plug. There is no blue wire from the FBH to my car.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 12:01
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
Emil, it may be better to give people an idea of...

Emil, it may be better to give people an idea of cost for what we can see.
You would not want to be inundated with Pm's all asking the same thing

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 11:47
Replies: 0
Views: 129
Posted By macafee2
Blue ZT saloon in scarp yard if you need bits

There is a Face Lift Blue petrol ZT? with the complete front bumper attached at Silvelake scarp yard. Most of the panels looked straight with good seats. slight scuff on rear bumper.

just posting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 11:44
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
Hi Simon, no actual problem. I posted as I was...

Hi Simon, no actual problem. I posted as I was going to the scrap yard today and was going to get a spare fan which I have now done with control box and a few other bits.

I think they are the same...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 18th August 2019, 08:54
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
I've asked a friend to ask their friend if they...

I've asked a friend to ask their friend if they want to sell their caravan, no idea on how much or condition

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2019, 08:49
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By macafee2
I'm surprised our diesels do not over heat

looking at how much coolant radiator is exposed to the air I am surprised our diesels do not over heat. The condenser radiator all but covers the coolant rad. Not sure the under tray helps with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2019, 08:22
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By macafee2
upper arms are not sure about the v6 or sub frame...

upper arms are not sure about the v6 or sub frame

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 21:41
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By macafee2
and give them a Haynes manual, it is very helpful...

and give them a Haynes manual, it is very helpful when it comes to clutch work

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By macafee2
How many fans for the diesel?

how many different types of engine/air con cooling fan were fitted to the diesels?

Are two speed and 3 speed interchangeable?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 21:22
Replies: 49
Views: 1,189
Posted By macafee2
when you post a thread there is a paper clip...

when you post a thread there is a paper clip above the area where you type, once clicked you navigate your "pc" to the picture, select it and upload it. There are a few other instructions but these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 21:19
Replies: 49
Views: 1,189
Posted By macafee2
I have a CDT and a CDTi. The CDT has been...

I have a CDT and a CDTi. The CDT has been remapped because I tow, the CDTi has not because it is a back up but if it were my main car then that would indeed be remapped.
You wont win any races even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 19:54
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By macafee2
not cheap macafee2

not cheap

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 17:34
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By macafee2
that's better yes can see via this link. Get...

that's better yes can see via this link.
Get some fantastic views/footage
can I ask what equipment you are using?
Not sure I'm skilled enough to fly a drone

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 12:42
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
pm sent asking for another line on label to be...

pm sent asking for another line on label to be checked as well as the end of the fbh

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 12:39
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By macafee2
like it, pm sent macafee2

like it, pm sent

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 12:33
Replies: 49
Views: 1,189
Posted By macafee2
welcome to the forum, tell us your problems and...

welcome to the forum, tell us your problems and we will see if we can help :)
Not only good advice here on how to fix things ut also how to prevent them going wrong in the first place
How good...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2019, 09:17
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By macafee2
actually got to watch that film this year or...

actually got to watch that film this year or last.
Until I looked to see what films he had done, I did not recall seeing him in anything else.

There is a thing on youtube showing what...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th August 2019, 09:09
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
Rubber to prevent chaffing

At the front on both sides of the car the wiring harness goes over a sharpish seam on chassis. Some people have experienced chaffing and electrical problems due to this.

I have some 6 inch...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 16th August 2019, 20:21
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
would a trailer tent be an option? ...

would a trailer tent be an option?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 20:19
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By macafee2
I think there is evidence that holding a phone...

I think there is evidence that holding a phone conversation is more dangerous then having a conversation with a passenger.

when i worked, I would never hold a phone conversation with a driver....
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2019, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
well done chris, every day, I'm not that keen. ...

well done chris, every day, I'm not that keen.
Alas today I met up with my cousin and had a meal out. Just plain water for dinner now :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2019, 10:27
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By macafee2
I'll add a well done too for Rimmers. Spoke to...

I'll add a well done too for Rimmers. Spoke to them less then an hour ago and they have done a manual check on stock quality. Found items of a better quality and will post today for delivery...
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2019, 07:25
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
ask the installer to revisit and seal or ask him...

ask the installer to revisit and seal or ask him what sealant to use

read this web site as there is another word of warning in it
https://www.wikihow.com/Seal-Granite-Countertops


...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 07:15
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
pm sent macafee2

pm sent

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 07:11
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
on the side of the webasto should be a sticker...

on the side of the webasto should be a sticker with the model number, post the model number here for advice on which pin to earth.

I'd be tempted to disconnect all "add on's" so the FBH can be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2019, 07:06
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
hopefully I wont be involved with a farm trailer...

hopefully I wont be involved with a farm trailer but if I am I hope i'll remember to check trailer number plate and tractor number plate.
worth knowing, thank you mike

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 22:21
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
20 minutes by hand, I'd need to change hands:D ...

20 minutes by hand, I'd need to change hands:D

whats the difference between ssr1, ssr2 and ssr2.5?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 22:14
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
apart from the leaks it is actually in good...

apart from the leaks it is actually in good condition

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 20:41
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
two small leaks in condenser found. new ones...

two small leaks in condenser found.
new ones arrived today but they are not perfect.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 20:40
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
as the song goes, if you don't know me by now,...

as the song goes, if you don't know me by now, you will never never know me.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 20:37
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By macafee2
example, asking price £2,000. Don't make an offer...

example, asking price £2,000. Don't make an offer of £500 as I don't need to sell

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 20:29
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By macafee2
I mentioned their P&P on a thread I started. ...

I mentioned their P&P on a thread I started.

macafee2

edited.
not sure what happened looked like another post was included and it look as if I were saying those things but not I
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 20:26
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
also check the black pipe that runs along the off...

also check the black pipe that runs along the off side of the engine cover.
just noticed mine are touching.
I will check as you say thanks Darcydog

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 17:33
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
I'll start an exchange service, send me old ones...

I'll start an exchange service, send me old ones and I'll send polished ones.:D

Problem is cost. Best part of £20 for a 3m polishing kit add to that, electric for running my compressor and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 17:25
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
They are spare lights. macafee2

They are spare lights.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 16:26
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By macafee2
I decalre a light bulb moment

Last year I made a jig to hold spare headlights so I could polish them.
Was not until I finished that I realised the off side and near side were handed and my jig only held one side, :duh:

...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 15th August 2019, 15:20
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
Russ don't confuse cost with dryness. Many new...

Russ don't confuse cost with dryness. Many new caravans have damp that's found at the first, second, third, fourth and fifth annual service.

have you tried the caravan company...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 15:10
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
slam panel etc removed. I thought I had to undo...

slam panel etc removed. I thought I had to undo the plug on the back of the horns
so wasted time doing that and removing the two torx screws that hold the top plastic fittings holding the radiator....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 07:44
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
wild guess, sorry if no help. Poor or...

wild guess, sorry if no help. Poor or inappropriate earth or inappropriate 12 due to chaffing wire?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 07:43
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
Tom, when you say add on's do you mean the...

Tom, when you say add on's do you mean the webasto timer?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 07:26
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By macafee2
unemployment, space, financial constraints,...

unemployment, space, financial constraints, moving house all reasons why a sale could be reluctant. They don't want to sell but have/need to.

I'm not convinced that not doing something is...
Forum: Technology Forum 14th August 2019, 18:13
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By macafee2
Lets say a French company is televising live in...

Lets say a French company is televising live in France, a game being played in the UK. How does it get on the internet as an illegal stream?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 14th August 2019, 16:35
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By macafee2
illegal straming of football

I know illegal streaming of live football matches happens but how on earth does the match get shown? Not sure I'm putting the question properly.

I know SKY, BBC or BT have cameras or access to...
Forum: Social Forum 14th August 2019, 16:21
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
never been able to cycle 25 miles, that is some...

never been able to cycle 25 miles, that is some distance well done.

plain chicken and runner beans for dinner for me:D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th August 2019, 09:25
Replies: 9
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
I've joined weight watchers

Alas over the last 2 years I have been putting on weight. I'd done so well before, losing best part of 4 stone.

Exercise alone was not enough, my eating habits had returned.
"Go to the fridge...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2019, 07:39
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
I think there are other more important...

I think there are other more important considerations then cost and I ask you to consider one of them, grip.
I don't know if good tyres that claim good fuel economy pay for themselves with fuel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 18:18
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
I apologies for my thoughts. macafee2

I apologies for my thoughts.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2019, 18:14
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
I was going to leave the air intake on the car...

I was going to leave the air intake on the car and just remove the bolts holding it to the slam panel

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2019, 18:12
Replies: 20
Views: 531
Posted By macafee2
I think the switch needs to be a push on, push...

I think the switch needs to be a push on, push off switch and it needs to remained earthed while you want the switch to activate the heater.

if you earth the webasto, does it start and run...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 17:56
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
I'd like to know who is offering a 5 year return...

I'd like to know who is offering a 5 year return to base and has no contact details so please let us know

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 10:25
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By macafee2
my saloons mot history

just check the mot history for my car, not one failure showing onmline, first mot 2009.


2009 advisories

Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.E.1)
Nearside Rear Tyre worn close to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2019, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
Thanks, it does not look too difficult but having...

Thanks, it does not look too difficult but having so much off does not fill me with joy.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 08:49
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
I have a feeling that breakdown services are...

I have a feeling that breakdown services are given some leeway when it comes to towing.

I was once refused hire of a car transporter trailer because the weight of the trailer plus the car that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2019, 20:42
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
agh just found this thread which is a bit more...

agh just found this thread which is a bit more applicable
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=86328

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2019, 20:39
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By macafee2
changing air con condensor radiator on a diesel

when changing the condenser radiator on a Diesel,
is there much difference to this thread ?
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=4789

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 12th August 2019, 20:14
Replies: 0
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Posted By macafee2
Tourer Morrisons Banbury

possibly a Copperleaf MKI in Morrison's Banbury yesterday.
did not get a proper look so guessing

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Forum: Social Forum 12th August 2019, 18:38
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By macafee2
my wife nearly choked on her dinner laughing ...

my wife nearly choked on her dinner laughing

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2019, 10:15
Replies: 10
Views: 3,755
Posted By macafee2
I don't know how a genuine towing electrics kit...

I don't know how a genuine towing electrics kit will work with the parking sensors but when reversing the parking sensors detect my caravan and give a solid bleep. I don't have a genuine towing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2019, 10:07
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
Good link, thank you, still a bit grey, if the...

Good link, thank you, still a bit grey, if the car is broken down, duff clutch would mean broken down then there are special provisions made, alas the page did not seem to advise what these are and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2019, 19:32
Replies: 10
Views: 3,755
Posted By macafee2
I cant find it but try asking T-cut or Arctic, I...

I cant find it but try asking T-cut or Arctic, I cannot recall which one but they have posted what pins of the BMW relay go to which light.
Does your 3rd picture include a parking sensor harness?
...
Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2019, 17:17
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By macafee2
spoil sport :) yes a bicycle well done...

spoil sport :)
yes a bicycle
well done suzublu

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2019, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By macafee2
Quiz, where did the name Rover come from

where did the name Rover come from?

what was the first Rover ?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th August 2019, 16:00
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By macafee2
not let the wife hear you listening

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-40Q-G1lbo

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 15:30
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
Alan, that's very kind thank you. I'm not too...

Alan,
that's very kind thank you. I'm not too clear on the law with regards towing with an A frame. Another member is going after the car so it is probably as far as I will go with this

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 15:27
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
As you can see from another post another member...

As you can see from another post another member is interested and so I will only come into play if he does not get the car.
It is a long way for me and cost of transport was a concern, in truth I'd...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
I can only go by advert so all I know is it sys...

I can only go by advert so all I know is it sys clutch has gone

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 15:21
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
Geoff, no problem. Go for it. Take a look at the...

Geoff, no problem. Go for it. Take a look at the mot history
pm replied to, thank you for making contact.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 15:18
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By macafee2
No cinnamon. Is it the fact its a...

No cinnamon.


Is it the fact its a Rover or the head gasket issues that people don't like Rovers or is it a brand image thing?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 21:12
Replies: 57
Views: 2,072
Posted By macafee2
does anyone have facilites to tow?

does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
I need to do this for peanuts.
There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th August 2019, 21:07
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By macafee2
consider practibility of each and which you enjoy...

consider practibility of each and which you enjoy most to drive. Enjoyment could be your over riding decision

for me, space and cruise give the Tourer the edge. The rest we probably all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 20:40
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
mss, re read what you posted and then consider...

mss, re read what you posted and then consider how what you have posted reflects on said company.
You seem to be inferring that because said company received a negative comment or information from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 20:16
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
Matt, can you make them available for members...

Matt,
can you make them available for members to look at/download and have or upload them to your web site?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 19:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
mss, if you are not aware then I feel because of...

mss, if you are not aware then I feel because of your comment above you should be. Rimmers web site for the Rover 75 as I don't know about others, is displaying less and less as they seem only to be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 19:23
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By macafee2
Take a look at Rimmers web site. unfortunately...

Take a look at Rimmers web site. unfortunately they may not show all parts and part numbers as they only show what they have in stock I belive

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 17:41
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By macafee2
proud or embarressed

Went to the British Motor Museum near Banbury today and sat in the last Rover 75 made.

My wife now tells people we drive around in a museum piece.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2019, 16:59
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By macafee2
the oil filter is also very high up and only...

the oil filter is also very high up and only contains the amount of oil it can hold. With the engine not running, little or no oil should be forced out of it.

on some other vehicles the oil...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 16:51
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
lol, you may not realise it but Rimmers class...

lol, you may not realise it but Rimmers class stuff as original if they come from X-part. We are what, 13 years after Rover went bust, how many Rover dealers still have stock original stock of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 16:45
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By macafee2
A hard lesson for his parents or whom ever got...

A hard lesson for his parents or whom ever got him the car, get him nothing else...... ever

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 10th August 2019, 16:40
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By macafee2
George and Dragon MKI

George and Dragon pub. MKI, wedgewood? in Shutford


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By macafee2
it is the metal ball that goes into these ...

it is the metal ball that goes into these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=+133132092520&_sacat=0


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 16:22
Replies: 21
Views: 819
Posted By macafee2
playing devils advicate All the help...

playing devils advicate

All the help available and given is also there for those that are not members and so to a point it's a waste of £10. For sale and PM's are not available to the same extent....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 15:22
Replies: 14
Views: 501
Posted By macafee2
silvelake had a silver tourer with the plastic...

silvelake had a silver tourer with the plastic bits in the body but i'm not sure if it is possible to get them out.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 08:56
Replies: 16
Views: 821
Posted By macafee2
well done and a really useful post ...

well done and a really useful post

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 07:58
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By macafee2
One for the modertors

I see on the banner a link to the Classic motor show in November.
The write up talks about the EPC (Electronic Parts Catalogue) being available? Is this like Rimmers web site with diagrams and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2019, 07:54
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
possible, i'll go and check, thanks ...

possible, i'll go and check, thanks

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 19:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
what about a crank sensor (NSC100880) at £36,...

what about a crank sensor (NSC100880) at £36, again worth having as a spare?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 19:35
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By macafee2
I'm wondering about getting a condenser or two...

I'm wondering about getting a condenser or two JRB000140.
I'll make my mind up in the next few minutes.
Is this the sort of item that's worth having as a spare?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 19:27
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By macafee2
a Ford pick up? macafee2

a Ford pick up?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2019, 19:17
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
sorry yes 00290 should read 002900, was a zero...

sorry yes 00290 should read 002900, was a zero missing

I don't think it is specific to LHD as I would have thought I got it from RHD

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2019, 18:18
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By macafee2
what is the difference in these two wiring harnesess

what is the difference in these two wiring harnesses?
They look the same to me

part numbers
YMD000180 and YMD00290

YMD000180 item 13
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002030...
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2019, 16:58
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By macafee2
you let him? did you mean to say that? ...

you let him? did you mean to say that?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 16:54
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
I think for defrosting macafee2 ...

I think for defrosting

macafee2

shows what I know... nothing
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 09:24
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
:eek: :D macafee2

:eek: :D

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 08:06
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
I could not get through the bonding to cut it out...

I could not get through the bonding to cut it out which was my intention.
May be I should try again

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2019, 07:43
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By macafee2
is there one make you recommend? macafee2

is there one make you recommend?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2019, 07:40
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By macafee2
I will be in the costwolds in a few days, if you...

I will be in the costwolds in a few days, if you would like a hand with the cruise control pm me today with your area and i'll see what I can do.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 21:05
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By macafee2
Tip for removing tourer roof strips

I removed the roof strips from under the roof bars of a tourer today as I wanted the plastic retaining clips. When I did mine a broke a few.

Once roof bar removed and its fixing bracket removed...
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2019, 21:01
Replies: 35
Views: 1,385
Posted By macafee2
Not that long now before he an his girlfriend...

Not that long now before he an his girlfriend leave.
I do so hope thy enjoy the time and come back. I would accept it but not like it if they settled else where in the world

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
complete unit, makes sense as I could not get it...

complete unit, makes sense as I could not get it apart.

But how the eck does it come out? Does it need to be broken to be removed?
I could note get between the rubber and body to use a kit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 15:02
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By macafee2
pm sent macafee2

pm sent

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 14:52
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By macafee2
Perhaps I'm too subtle, that was kind of my...

Perhaps I'm too subtle, that was kind of my point. It would seem a change in driving style as appeared or the clutch has just given up.
Remap or not, I'm still slow away :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 13:32
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By macafee2
smudge, which part did you change? I've tested...

smudge, which part did you change?
I've tested from the plug under the bumper to the ecu, that all seemed ok

How dose the next part of the loom going to the sensors fit to the sensors, is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By macafee2
Has anyone removed Tourer rear side windows

I tried for ages to get one of a tourer today and gave up.

How do they come off? Has anyone successfully removed one?
this is the fixed read side windows not the ones in the doors

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 12:28
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By macafee2
they only go through two bits of thin metal, they...

they only go through two bits of thin metal, they wont be very long.
Can you post a picture of how you are trying to fit them

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 12:23
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By macafee2
whats the connection between a 160 remap and the...

whats the connection between a 160 remap and the clutch?



macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 07:03
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By macafee2
you are welcome ched, thank you for the post. ...

you are welcome ched, thank you for the post.

yea, first spring was a bit of a nightmare.

Did you need the blanket for the dog house, half an hour indeed :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2019, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By macafee2
you scammers, it cant be done for less then £50...

you scammers, it cant be done for less then £50 due to International Law :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2019, 21:44
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
Same video had Sabrina, did not recognise her but...

Same video had Sabrina, did not recognise her but a 2019 video shows her too as stunning, aged 51. She sung boys boys boys.

just in case you want to check em out

...
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2019, 20:05
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
Susannah Hoffs, Bangles

just seen a you tube clip of Susannah Hoffs, Bangles from 2016. Wow she looks good, amazing, stunning........... at 57

just showed my wife what she is up against

I'm in love with a...
Forum: Technology Forum 6th August 2019, 19:45
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By macafee2
I've updated my YouTube downloader and it seems...

I've updated my YouTube downloader and it seems to be working fine.

Sold all my 45's from my teens but want all the songs.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2019, 18:15
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By macafee2
for £50 I can prevent you from ever being...

for £50 I can prevent you from ever being bothered by a scammer again :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2019, 18:13
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By macafee2
I am sorry that you have been made redundant and...

I am sorry that you have been made redundant and I hope the situation is resolved quickly.

I feel mean asking.
Is your car a saloon or Tourer, MK1 or MKII? Although expensive if you pay a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 15:10
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By macafee2
just been to check, 1 looks to have a scratch but...

just been to check, 1 looks to have a scratch but paint if fine. Gave them a wipe over as a precaution but still a continuous bleep

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 13:34
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By macafee2
Joel, so I remember please can you send me a...

Joel,
so I remember please can you send me a PM? I will respond once I have solved the problem but i will leave your message unread as a prompt.
It could be a few weeks so dont worry i wont forget...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 13:32
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By macafee2
that's an idea, thank you. managed to do them but...

that's an idea, thank you. managed to do them but I'll remember that idea

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 11:51
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By macafee2
Help, how to reassemle front struts resolved

ched has come over, we have his strut apart but cannot fit the top bearing and nut. The damper seems to retract into the bottom park that fits into the hub and so the thread for the nut does not come...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2019, 10:45
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By macafee2
are the retaining clips in place just before the...

are the retaining clips in place just before the gear linkage?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2019, 10:43
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By macafee2
people say this but I find they are no better...

people say this but I find they are no better then a manual, out of drive into park/neutral and back again. I'm not one for keeping my foot on the brake.

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