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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2021, 13:00
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By clf
Unfortunately Simon, I do not think you ever...

Unfortunately Simon, I do not think you ever will. You do not even understand my objection to some of your misinformation and potentially dangerous advice/guidance. Even more damning though, is your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 11:29
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By clf
Truth, evidence, facts? All strong positive words...

Truth, evidence, facts? All strong positive words used by you in the past on this issue. But they are incorrectly applied, misguided and even possibly delusional.

What you have is and always has...
Forum: Social Forum 27th July 2021, 20:55
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By clf
as far as covers go, THIS...

as far as covers go, THIS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtawDJtcRg8&ab_channel=realitychangers) is not the best cover ever, however it is not about the cover, but the relationship of the father...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 19:13
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By clf
'Fair play on ya' for taking the bull by the...

'Fair play on ya' for taking the bull by the horns and doing it yourself. I am not sure I would have the patience, thankfully mine is a diesel, so dont have to test it with a timing belt change.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 19:10
Replies: 28
Views: 751
Posted By clf
will you stand over someones engine after you...

will you stand over someones engine after you have explicitly told them that they shouldnt bother changing the belt? (which has been my concern regarding all of your 'proof' - I speak from experience...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2021, 01:05
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By clf
From what I believe, the BMW compatible calipers...

From what I believe, the BMW compatible calipers are for the 190 (and V8) fronts (your 330 in your profile may actually be the same as the 190).

For the 'standard' calipers I do not believe them...
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 18:57
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By clf
What is the issue? Sent from my SM-A600FN...

What is the issue?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By clf
Try carparts4less, quite often they will be...

Try carparts4less, quite often they will be cheaper with their own discount code

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2021, 20:14
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By clf
This is the problem nowadays. There is no longer...

This is the problem nowadays. There is no longer training for a mechanic. 'Mechanics' are now technicians, as opposed to an engineer.

To be fair though, it is not the fault of a tech. College or...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:21
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
If GM was german (as I assume was erroneously...

If GM was german (as I assume was erroneously written in the linked article - I didnt read it), by the same comparison/inference, Sherman was also German.
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:19
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
Please dismiss all you have read and seen in the...

Please dismiss all you have read and seen in the press over the years. Regardless of what you saw, it really was not a warzone. There were some dodgy areas (and still are), but these generally...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By clf
I have never heard of it being done before, but...

I have never heard of it being done before, but thought they were simply not big enough lol.

Buy some MG stickers...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 18:49
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
Southern ireland are less bitter (to the point of...

Southern ireland are less bitter (to the point of being non existent) than some parts of northern Ireland, but I would not expect any issues with a mainland plate in the south.

They are two...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 01:22
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
...... and I believe now, the JVC branded...

...... and I believe now, the JVC branded televisions, are actually now an own brand for the Dixons Group now in the UK, with nothing to do with the JVC company or JVCKenwood as they are now. :eek:...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 00:23
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
to be fair, it is not half as bad as it used to...

to be fair, it is not half as bad as it used to be, regarding english plates. Dealers, for the past ten years or so, have become lazy regarding re-registering 'pre-registered' cars. Or the influx of...
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 23:53
Replies: 27
Views: 926
Posted By clf
Is this supposed to be an inflammatory comment,...

Is this supposed to be an inflammatory comment, or genuine ignorance and naivety?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2021, 13:21
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By clf
As long as it is reaching somewhere between 82...

As long as it is reaching somewhere between 82 and 89 after between 5 and 10 miles (driving style and conditions will determine this) you'll be fine.

My own needle remains at the 8 o'clock...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2021, 21:14
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By clf
Its five or six years since I heard of this...

Its five or six years since I heard of this match. I can remember, but dont want to say in case I spoil the result for someone who never heard the result (I am sure someone must not know lol).
...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2021, 08:59
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By clf
Public holiday monday, bank holiday tuesday (I...

Public holiday monday, bank holiday tuesday (I think it's a bank holiday) here anyway.;)

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2021, 23:55
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By clf
Hi Roger, I hope you and Sandra are well. ...

Hi Roger,

I hope you and Sandra are well.

The far end, I cannot recall, but when I was lubing them up, I sprayed the check straps with a spray grease with a straw attached, and that seemed to...
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2021, 15:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By clf
England fans showed their 'class' too, when...

England fans showed their 'class' too, when Denmark were taking a free kick. Compare to how Denmark fans responded whilst england took their penalty. Totally different class of fan (granted they were...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2021, 23:18
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By clf
One of my least as Alan Jones was my favourite. ...

One of my least as Alan Jones was my favourite.

He was a capable driver though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2021, 19:06
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By clf
if you are removing the door cards, spray the...

if you are removing the door cards, spray the window cables with a rust penetrating fluid, flush out with WD40 after 10 or 15 mins, then smear a thin layer of grease onto them. A small dab on the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2021, 12:56
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By clf
One thing I would ask, as a non follower of...

One thing I would ask, as a non follower of football, if england do win, please do not go on about it for 50 years.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By clf
With an unknown number, either pick it up but...

With an unknown number, either pick it up but dont speak or say hello in an unusual way.

Never callback an unknown or odd number either as it could be a confirmation to the scammer that the...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By clf
Compare all of your inlet points of the...

Compare all of your inlet points of the attachments, I bet one looks very different. Then look around the outlet pipe of the lance.

One of the 'safety plugs' (yellow fitting below) will have worn...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 21:57
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By clf
check that the locking ring on the lance/nozzle...

check that the locking ring on the lance/nozzle etc has not become detached and stuck onto the gun. Mine did this often. It involved removing the fitting (from around the outlet pipe of the lance)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 12:49
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By clf
That was the function of the mk1 'hold the...

That was the function of the mk1 'hold the button' mode. They are programmable to the key.so a different key sets the seat to a different position. Lazy seats?

Since v8s never seemed to have fully...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 10:26
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By clf
This happened to mine after I connected toaf. I...

This happened to mine after I connected toaf. I didnt change anything, but somehow it selected tailgate opening and trunk opening. Once the tailgate option was deflected, normal.service resumed.
...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 21:18
Replies: 96
Views: 2,892
Posted By clf
whilst I agree with you on this,especially over...

whilst I agree with you on this,especially over the past four or five years, our civil service departments have gone through at least three letter head changes to accommodate the two common gaelic...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:49
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By clf
I use a Maxol automated fuel station. You can...

I use a Maxol automated fuel station. You can choose to pay from £10, if I recall, up to £100. I always select £100, as the options end if I recall again, jump from £50 to £100, and I normally fill...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th June 2021, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By clf
if you are replacing the shock with new, you...

if you are replacing the shock with new, you should replace both sides, especially if they are original. It is recommended to replace the springs as pairs too, but you can get away with just one (I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 13:56
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By clf
Some of us in northern Ireland, it is a...

Some of us in northern Ireland, it is a necessity and for the past two years I have been sent a green card (although it is white) automatically with my policy.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2021, 19:19
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By clf
Has the V5 changed? It used to identify the...

Has the V5 changed? It used to identify the registered keeper of the vehicle, and not the owner. IE the person responsible for taxing, mot, parking and speeding fines etc. They used to state that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2021, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By clf
To add to this, it would be a plug and play...

To add to this, it would be a plug and play upgrade/update (other kenwood models would do also - and maintain the steering controls if they state ir compatible).

Another even cheaper alternative...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2021, 13:37
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
This is only because the EU believe students...

This is only because the EU believe students cannot afford sausages.



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Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2021, 19:46
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
OK. Try ticking the box again? I had a...

OK. Try ticking the box again?

I had a similar issue with an XType, holding the button up with the window closed, then holding it down for a few seconds after it had reached its maximum travel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2021, 19:15
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
Did you try unchecking the pinch AND the one...

Did you try unchecking the pinch AND the one touch up in TOAF?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2021, 10:59
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
Try deactivating the one touch in toaf as well. ...

Try deactivating the one touch in toaf as well.

Back up from the other car may introduce other issues, tread carefully.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 21:15
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
plus one for this too (the mention of TOAF always...

plus one for this too (the mention of TOAF always sends me in that direction though from experience lol)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
I cannot recall to be honest. But I did check the...

I cannot recall to be honest. But I did check the one touch close on the passenger, and it immediately went to pinch mode. If I recall also, the drivers side did too, but I didnt touch it.

My...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 13:45
Replies: 19
Views: 973
Posted By clf
Go back to toaf and check pinch is off. I seem to...

Go back to toaf and check pinch is off. I seem to recall a similar issue, I'm trying to activate one shot on the passenger side. It made all the windows go into pinch mode as the bcu (I assume) was...
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2021, 10:58
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By clf
Proof please ref. Eriksen, now for this hush...

Proof please ref. Eriksen, now for this hush money, and also him.lying regarding the vaccine.

His medical background is private, whether YouTube tells it is or not.

Youhave been sucked in to...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 21:42
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By clf
Who mentioned ethics? What have ethics actually...

Who mentioned ethics? What have ethics actually got to do with a professional footballer having a cardiac incident on the pitch.

As far as him clarifying or not, I wouldnt give anybody the time...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 17:25
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By clf
Was this meant to be a light hearted comment...

Was this meant to be a light hearted comment thrown in because you and the conspiracists were shot down with more.proof than they could counter? Personal witness statements carry more weight than a...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 00:00
Replies: 19
Views: 859
Posted By clf
In the instance of this situation I think it has...

In the instance of this situation I think it has been discussed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2021, 19:17
Replies: 31
Views: 1,106
Posted By clf
Ppf or Gpf, but they shouldn't need the same...

Ppf or Gpf, but they shouldn't need the same treatment as a dpf as petrol engines warm up quicker than a diesel - so I have read recently.

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Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2021, 12:05
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Dont worry, I knew no offence was meant nor was...

Dont worry, I knew no offence was meant nor was it taken. I am always saddened though that people thought/think like this. Whilst there were incidents, on most day to day life, for most people, it...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 19:56
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
The border issue between north and south as most...

The border issue between north and south as most of you can imagine is complicated and actually goes further than the 100 years (this year) of its existence. This is the fine line that British and NI...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 19:36
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
No Aldi in Northern Ireland (only Lidl)

No Aldi in Northern Ireland (only Lidl)
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 15:54
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
That was how it was in the 50s, 60s and 70s! It...

That was how it was in the 50s, 60s and 70s! It was more relaxed in the 80s though.

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Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 15:53
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Dont forget the soda bread too ;) cant beat a...

Dont forget the soda bread too ;) cant beat a sausage soda with a slice of potato bread and some.brown sauce (my arteries just twitches typing that lol)

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Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 13:56
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Thanks for this, but your comment makes it sound...

Thanks for this, but your comment makes it sound like we struggle to live, (or struggled). For the most part and most areas life was quite normal. There were some things that were or could be...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 21:34
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Going to the bus stop for school, we would duck...

Going to the bus stop for school, we would duck down behind the sand bags and run to the next wall, until we got to the bus stop, which we hid behind. Using a stick to poke out from behind to alert...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 20:50
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
The EU need to sort this. Moving goods around...

The EU need to sort this. Moving goods around 'your own territory' should never be an issue. Those goods being 'smuggled' to the south, is not a UK problem, just as goods (or illegal immigrants) from...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 19:47
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Yes, they do it without a border! Shoot them too....

Yes, they do it without a border! Shoot them too. And do you know what is even better, they burn their OWN neighbourhoods too!!

They tried to blockade by setting fire to wheelie bins in their own...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 15:44
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
How do you stop it being smuggled into the uk via...

How do you stop it being smuggled into the uk via ireland without a border/customs post?

I can remember going to my grandmothers to pick up meat parcels when i was young after she had 'smuggled'...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 13:40
Replies: 116
Views: 4,438
Posted By clf
Indeed, but try putting a customs post at newry...

Indeed, but try putting a customs post at newry or dundalk (or any of the 100s of border roads) and then see the ruckas that follows lol.

Ireland dont want the border, because it would infringe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 23:37
Replies: 106
Views: 6,907
Posted By clf
Can only echo what others have said. Hoping for a...

Can only echo what others have said. Hoping for a full and speedy recovery, with best wishes for his family.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 20:40
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
are they?...

are they? (https://www.who.int/influenza/surveillance_monitoring/updates/latest_update_GIP_surveillance/en/) and also...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 18:44
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
that makes sense, but up 40k cases doesnt sound...

that makes sense, but up 40k cases doesnt sound too bad and would be expected, considering the restrictions being lifted.

-----------------------------------------------------------------

But...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 18:36
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
case of what? Cases?:shrug: 75% of what? 7...

case of what? Cases?:shrug:

75% of what? 7 is up 75% of 4.

:duh:

Cases [sic] up 75% means nothing without data.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 10:57
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
What if you could reduce the volume of those who...

What if you could reduce the volume of those who get the virus, requiring hospitalisation, overwhelming the hospitals, and reducing the service to 'real' diseases?

What if you would have been able...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 13:46
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
That is correct, it is all me, me, me. Sent...

That is correct, it is all me, me, me.

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Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 10:50
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
..... because it is Welsh? So much for britain...

..... because it is Welsh? So much for britain first. :duh:

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Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 18:59
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
Illuminati, the people that 'some' believe...

Illuminati, the people that 'some' believe control world policy eg Bill gates and his tracking and mind control devices apparently embedded in the vaccine :p:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 13:10
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
I would be interested to see your own photographs...

I would be interested to see your own photographs of these protests (or any you have attended), and the equipment used to obtain them. Basic explanation and examples of why I ask can be found HERE...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 13:04
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
Are you sure it is out of trials (or any drug,...

Are you sure it is out of trials (or any drug, particularly prescription)? ;)

Believe me I am not trying to take away anyone's freedoms. You have become defensive. Your service (and mine) have no...
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2021, 21:05
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
So what you are saying is that because you have...

So what you are saying is that because you have not contracted any form of Covid-19, and that you have a suppressed immune system, I and no one else do no need to worry about contracting it?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2021, 19:33
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I am not sure, but think it refers back to my...

I am not sure, but think it refers back to my comment in post 129 (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2883181&postcount=129) "as we live in a disposable and convenience society,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2021, 09:39
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
You are incorrect in your assumptions. Previous...

You are incorrect in your assumptions. Previous concerns of mine have been related to your advice and guidance as fact based upon your 'evidence' regarding some other areas of these cars (in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2021, 20:15
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I wasnt concerned about reusing or replacing them...

I wasnt concerned about reusing or replacing them (I replace and still have the £72 invoice for the fastners related to the rear suspension lol). My concern, though would be the intact removal of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2021, 18:53
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By clf
was the droplink still connected?

was the droplink still connected?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2021, 11:03
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I will let you go back through this thread to see...

I will let you go back through this thread to see your refusal to accept alternative practices and other engineered solutions. As you stated somewhere in it, youhave the time.

As far as the bolts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2021, 19:39
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Not sure about saving time in this instance...

Not sure about saving time in this instance though ..... but yes lateral or perhaps alternative practice? With practice being the operative word.

Thinking about (and discussing) it, only to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2021, 18:59
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
It is not a task I have had to tackle ..........

It is not a task I have had to tackle ....... yet, but when I do need to, I will. I will look at the job in hand, with my mind to do it as recommended, however like you I will look around to see if I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By clf
Did the passenger side have securing lugs? My mk2...

Did the passenger side have securing lugs? My mk2 zt does.not, nor any witness Marks to suggest it did.

I cannot remember if the drivers side had them either (they weren't there when I bought the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2021, 13:45
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Am just processing in my mind, the work you have...

Am just processing in my mind, the work you have had to do. Surely it would have been easier, more straightforward to remove the subframe, with hubs and struts still.attached. possibly even replacing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2021, 10:11
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Just a few times simon ..... front and rear. ...

Just a few times simon ..... front and rear.

Steve's guide also deals with how to effectively (and safely) overcome such obstacles, and with some detail, which not only instills confidence in his...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2021, 17:49
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I am dumbfounded. This thread would take longer...

I am dumbfounded. This thread would take longer to read than actually do the task and if I was new to doing such tasks, I would have been put off doing it myself.

I feel placing the How To HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2021, 17:42
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By clf
poundland satin black worked a treat on stone...

poundland satin black worked a treat on stone grey to change the colour to ash grey. Took 5 cans but it is only a pound a tin lol. I would use 10 next time and give it a week to fully dry as some of...
Forum: Technology Forum 22nd May 2021, 14:44
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By clf
A smart TV or now TV box will do this to a...

A smart TV or now TV box will do this to a certain extent. I am not sure all terrestrial/live channels broadcast live through the 'smart system' though ie via the internet.

I have not used it to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 17:39
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By clf
The PCV and other consumables are available...

The PCV and other consumables are available everywhere. DMGRS stock good brands and proven stock.

The PAS pipework may be an issue. Some sections are not available new, and some sections are prone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2021, 10:37
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By clf
Without building your hopes, could the plug be...

Without building your hopes, could the plug be tucked away somewhere as the illuminated visor wiring is?

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2021, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By clf
The switch as I understood it was fitted below...

The switch as I understood it was fitted below the bonnet release (as in the saloon) but fitted with a rectangular blanking plate. Some of those links in the search suggest looking for the wiring...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2021, 13:00
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By clf
The first time I used TOAF, I changed only the...

The first time I used TOAF, I changed only the auto rear heated window option. I clicked around the modules only without changing anything else. When I disconnected it, my remote release via the key...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2021, 11:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
it is just a quicker way and more noticeable...

it is just a quicker way and more noticeable change. It will then adapt over time to how you are driving.

In my case, I like to indulge in what I call 'christian racing'. Sometimes accelerating...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2021, 10:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
remove the fuse or disconnect the battery for a...

remove the fuse or disconnect the battery for a few minutes. Over time it adapts to your driving style, it will also change if you change your driving style too. It is subtle over time, but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2021, 10:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
After reading about your revs, an option may be...

After reading about your revs, an option may be to try accelerating hard, slam your pedal to the floor when in sport mode to see if it will red line - mine does this, but will change earlier if I...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 22:10
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By clf
Here is a good video, showing the bypassing of...

Here is a good video, showing the bypassing of the initial ground effect ban of 81 LINK (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS4pejg43Ug&ab_channel=CandyTyrrell). The way they bypassed the rule was...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 19:42
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By clf
It is current. That is part of what those little...

It is current. That is part of what those little vents and winglets are for.

Sent from my SM-A600FN using Tapatalk
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 19:40
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By clf
Ah, but the bonding processes and materials were...

Ah, but the bonding processes and materials were not available ;) to allow the appropriate strengths.

That development subsided when the mp4/1 came along with the carbon fibre.

Sent from my...
Forum: Technology Forum 13th May 2021, 16:16
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By clf
I had an a3, and planned to keep it once my...

I had an a3, and planned to keep it once my contract expired. Literally 4 days before the contract ended, the screen went black. Aargh. I would have loved to have kept it over this a6 I have now, as...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 14:49
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By clf
How about the team (may have been an Indy or a...

How about the team (may have been an Indy or a Nascar) that had massively long fuel lines, that could contain an extra couple of gallons of fuel Helps bypass the tank size restrictions lol - I think...
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2021, 00:01
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By clf
F1 wings all have deflection built in, for the...

F1 wings all have deflection built in, for the reason you describe, but these have proscribed tests, and obviously they have to meet these requirements. There are various directional load tests - I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 21:35
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
I dont think our roads and journeys are long...

I dont think our roads and journeys are long enough to warrant it here. Except perhaps going on the M1 to Dublin? I use it primarily to maintain speeds, in certain areas, especially ones with known...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 21:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
I tried it tonight on my way home, also since I...

I tried it tonight on my way home, also since I experiment regularly on this short route, I was hoping to compare notes on fuel economy as well as acceleration. I did not notice any difference in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 15:30
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I make.my conclusion of your drop link...

I make.my conclusion of your drop link experience, as.youwould.have had this task.done now.

I wasnt aware that you were replacing two broken springs and the Bush.

But Now I am.eeven more at a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 10:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
I may be wrong, but on the technical side, it...

I may be wrong, but on the technical side, it could it perhaps be due to additional fuel usage (cruise can help improve fuel.economy, plus lock up would not be engaged).

Also a practical issue I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2021, 10:30
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Simon, this is wholly incorrect. It is dangerous...

Simon, this is wholly incorrect. It is dangerous to suggest also that you have proved mgr and their advisors (who would have been engineers in synthetic rubber manufacturer and production for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 18:40
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I have done this a number of times now (only...

I have done this a number of times now (only actually needed to once), the first time I did it I used an ordinary open ended spanner (turn the wheel to the right for the RHS and left for the LHS ;)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2021, 13:01
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Why not an open end spanner? Push the threads...

Why not an open end spanner? Push the threads through the hole, by hand turn the link, whilst holding the nut with the open ended spanner. Nip tight with the spanner

Sent from my SM-A600FN using...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2021, 12:58
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By clf
I got this last week. My suspicion was raised by...

I got this last week. My suspicion was raised by the dot co address, but this could have been a abbreviated address.

But checking even closer, it is not www.royalmail it is actually www.royal...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2021, 10:59
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
There are more than 5 brands, quite a bit more. I...

There are more than 5 brands, quite a bit more. I doubt that they are, but if they are used for a different car, or cars,then they will gave preference. But as far as I tell, these are made up from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 23:22
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I use whatever comes with it lol

I use whatever comes with it lol
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 22:54
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
I am with you, but I do smear the face of the...

I am with you, but I do smear the face of the strut and the top of the nut after tightened with some copper grease.

I do cut the end off (it makes a huge difference when fitting), then fit them. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 20:09
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
The failure I was referring to the copper grease...

The failure I was referring to the copper grease if used on the thread has the potential to damage the nyloc material over time - at least as much chance as the nyloc failing or the nut working...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 16:40
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
You can get plain M9 nuts...

You can get plain M9 nuts (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/303427174020?hash=item46a5ab3e84:g:Z9EAAOSwlyBeC6IM), but are you sure they are M9? Another method for dressing them would be an appropriate die...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2021, 13:42
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
Use the nut that came with it. I know it is...

Use the nut that came with it. I know it is likely to be a nyloc, but the damage should be minimal, and if tightened correctly, it is unlikely to come undone. If you have concerns, you could add a...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 11:06
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By clf
The old ones from the early 80's were so much...

The old ones from the early 80's were so much quieter and well made. We have had to replace ours recently, the plastic now, being at least half the thickness of the old, the wheels being thinner, and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2021, 19:49
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
You will love it when you struggle to fit the nut...

You will love it when you struggle to fit the nut or remove it later when you replace it. With a good junior hacksaw it only takes a few minutes.

Remember, the cone spanners are only to hold the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2021, 11:59
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
When I have done mine, I turned the wheel/hub in...

When I have done mine, I turned the wheel/hub in the direction of the side I am.working on (right when on the right side, to the left when on the left). This allows for access with a flexible head...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd May 2021, 19:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By clf
I havent read the instructions, but the common...

I havent read the instructions, but the common explanation for these are

Normally if there is a secondary function to a button (two labels printed on it), it usually requires holding the button...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2021, 19:30
Replies: 144
Views: 8,440
Posted By clf
cut 7mm off the thread (discussed many times on...

cut 7mm off the thread (discussed many times on the forum), then hand tighten by rotating the link, nip up once in place, using a cone spanner...
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd May 2021, 19:22
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By clf
best unplug your router, and dump the mobile. It...

best unplug your router, and dump the mobile. It will only get 'worse'.

A 9 year old walks into a shop and attempts to buy a porn magazine. The shop keeper obviously refuses service. 16 year old...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2021, 11:01
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By clf
The chamfering is a design feature. I have read...

The chamfering is a design feature. I have read about this, but cannot remember what it is for exactly. Something like reduction of noise, or a smoother application. If I recall, it is something like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2021, 17:32
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By clf
I do not have an answer, but is there a way of...

I do not have an answer, but is there a way of investigating whilst on the ground, or the axles being under tension. Just in case the weight of the car on the axles will show an issue, I doubt it...
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2021, 16:05
Replies: 1,394
Views: 72,362
Posted By clf
It is ironic that a year ago, the uk were...

It is ironic that a year ago, the uk were beginning to become concerned about the numbers of ventilators available.

(and this is not a criticism nor invite for same, only an observation)

Sent...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 13:09
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By clf
It would be worth checking the off side to make...

It would be worth checking the off side to make sure the piston and caliper moved freely. Remember you will have added fresh grease on the near side, so it could theoretically move quicker and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 23:17
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By clf
I like to repair also, but that is essentially...

I like to repair also, but that is essentially what you would be doing. Granted it isnt the totally original, but it is still appropriate, and accurate.

Have you considered a full refurb of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 18:19
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By clf
I didnt realise you had a spare caliper. I would...

I didnt realise you had a spare caliper. I would have suggested you rebuilt that one instead. It would have been much easier for you.

Ultimately though, the new seal went onto the spare easily? ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By clf
I honestly dont know, and as mine literally went...

I honestly dont know, and as mine literally went straight on, it was uneventful, and initially I thought it was too easy. But since the outer rim is just a dust seal, with the fluid seal being inside...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2021, 12:37
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By clf
On mine (as posted in your other post) it went in...

On mine (as posted in your other post) it went in easily, but then they were effectively new. Have you checked the flange is clean?

If I recall, the clip ring is encased in the rubber. Perhaps...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 12:33
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By clf
I never had an issue with mine, the seals just...

I never had an issue with mine, the seals just pressing into place. When I did them, they had been recently blasted and painted, so everything was very clean and smooth. Is the flange smooth and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 18:06
Replies: 14
Views: 2,366
Posted By clf
Episode 34 is due at 7pm tonight LINK...

Episode 34 is due at 7pm tonight LINK (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHvBHWBzzB7NyU5tIiEZHBg/videos) (unless a patreon, who get it 24 hours earlier)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 16:17
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By clf
You have found the answer lol I used a...

You have found the answer lol

I used a combination of both, and smeared a thin layer of the grease on the surface of the piston in the hope to help with lubrication as the brake fluid...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd April 2021, 17:47
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
they do, and have done for at least the past 15...

they do, and have done for at least the past 15 years. I think the grace period is around 6-8 weeks though, however, you did have to back date it during the grace period.

After the grace period,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 19:26
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By clf
better late than never, and just in case you...

better late than never, and just in case you didnt find it (I gave you a bum steer on how to find it)

the video I referred to HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 13:39
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By clf
Not sure if it is the correct one, as they look...

Not sure if it is the correct one, as they look the same.for.both 190 and standard calipers, but it does look correct.

This is budweg website(who seem.to.supply brakesint, and supply new genuine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2021, 10:58
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By clf
There is a video on YouTube that demonstrates a...

There is a video on YouTube that demonstrates a full rebuild on bmw e46 calipers. I cannot access it right now to share a link, but search for e46 caliper rebuild and should find it (they are...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 18:52
Replies: 82
Views: 4,230
Posted By clf
Here is a quote from a post I saw on Facebook, a...

Here is a quote from a post I saw on Facebook, a fan of Prince Philip or not, it still adds another take on his life.

Not my words, but the words of a British soldier from Ulster in regard to HRH...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th April 2021, 10:16
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By clf
You could try Mickyboy or Holland314, a couple of...

You could try Mickyboy or Holland314, a couple of the traders on here, but they are like hen's teeth.

Window Waist Rails

there are a few home made alternatives, I cannot find a post on it, but...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2021, 19:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,092
Posted By clf
Pressing one repeats the message, and then...

Pressing one repeats the message, and then pressing one again causes it to disconnect (perhaps they are not used to someone pressing one lol). I was bored and wanted to discuss numbers, with whoever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 20:23
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By clf
It is easy to do, this is the How to I used HERE...

It is easy to do, this is the How to I used HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=1583).

You can disconnect the battery or remove the SRS fuse and begin after 30 minutes if...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th April 2021, 20:01
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By clf
There was something recently on this. I cannot...

There was something recently on this. I cannot remember who posted the solution (it may have been Arctic). It involved renaming one of the files, and after doing this, it worked. (from a folder on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 18:43
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By clf
a while ago I posted a number of links that may...

a while ago I posted a number of links that may also be of use for genealogical purposes

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2859241&postcount=9
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 18:36
Replies: 35
Views: 2,189
Posted By clf
Also, try FindMyPast.com before signing up. Find...

Also, try FindMyPast.com before signing up. Find my past has better access and seems to provide more results.

PM me what you are looking for, and I will try to access it through my work's account...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 14:31
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By clf
For eBay, ignore the item location, click on the...

For eBay, ignore the item location, click on the feedback score of a seller, and that will give the registered location of the seller. This is not foolproof though, however it has stood me in good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2021, 14:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By clf
It was just the undercoat (which worryingly, in...

It was just the undercoat (which worryingly, in itself suggests some form of movement).

I havent had a chance to get under and get a photograph of it finished.
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 00:07
Replies: 82
Views: 4,230
Posted By clf
embarrassingly this was the mark of respect...

embarrassingly this was the mark of respect proposed over here.

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/976/cpsprodpb/3C0E/production/_117947351_protests_1.png

for protests, read riotous behaviour!


...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 21:05
Replies: 82
Views: 4,230
Posted By clf
Surely his active military career ended February...

Surely his active military career ended February 1952? The next 66 years would have been a figurehead :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 21:02
Replies: 82
Views: 4,230
Posted By clf
.... that you know of lol ;) but I agree...

.... that you know of lol ;)

but I agree with you regarding the banner (by the same logic non subscribed members should be allowed to advertise cars or parts for sale, or discussing political...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 00:51
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By clf
if they cannot use indicators, do you really...

if they cannot use indicators, do you really think a BMW driver knows there is a full beam? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 14:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,111
Posted By clf
SNAP...

SNAP (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=311333)! Discovered this when I had mine in for a sill repair
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2021, 12:11
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By clf
I find it a bit harsh though, to have the...

I find it a bit harsh though, to have the hardware fitted but not being able to use it (I imagine the high beam assist is something to do with a photocell to switch off the full beam automatically,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2021, 19:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By clf
Have no experience, but have read a...

Have no experience, but have read a recommendation from either this forum or one of the FB groups for our cars. The swatch in the link shows a colour that looks similar to smokestone.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2021, 01:50
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By clf
Edd China back

I have done a search, and dont see a post regarding it. It seems Edd China is back with a new show on YouTube, and I know a few members enjoyed his input to Wheeler Dealers.
...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2021, 19:54
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By clf
The end of building in the area may change, it...

The end of building in the area may change, it certainly has for most of the 'fancy houses' in my town. Even the old green belt has miraculously moved over the past thirty years.

Nothing was...
Forum: Humour Corner 31st March 2021, 19:29
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By clf
It is quite ironic and equally as humorous that...

It is quite ironic and equally as humorous that Biden is also ignorantly saying things in a similar vein to suit the voting agenda (to start with, it was the English, but that doesnt fit into the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 14:22
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By clf
I actually found the tyre valve and inflating the...

I actually found the tyre valve and inflating the tyre actually specifically interesting (although it was stretched out far too long lol).

I have wondered in the past, 'do plane tyres (tubes) have...
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