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Forum: Technology Forum 21st July 2021, 17:01
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By Jamiewelch
Make sure when you recrimp the connector that you...

Make sure when you recrimp the connector that you trim those cables right down! That's asking for trouble them being that long untwisted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2021, 21:45
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you can live without the car for a few days I...

If you can live without the car for a few days I can do it via the post if you can remove the EWS and BCU.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 10:49
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By Jamiewelch
Being a 2002 your car will be a MK1. What kind of...

Being a 2002 your car will be a MK1. What kind of headlights do you have? If you have reflectors then you can only fit standard halogen bulbs or you will blind everyone on the road. If you have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 11:57
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Jamiewelch
Huge amount of fake LUK stuff knocking around...

Huge amount of fake LUK stuff knocking around :mad: he may have just been unlucky and ended up with 2 fakes, even ECP occasionally gets the fakes in!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2021, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By Jamiewelch
I wouldn't go near an LUK slave, had an OEM-Q one...

I wouldn't go near an LUK slave, had an OEM-Q one of Matts fitted and the pedal was lovely and light :). My old diesel had an AP clutch fitted with a metal slave, the metal slave failed after 2-3k...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2021, 14:24
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Jamiewelch
There are remaps out there and plenty of dyno...

There are remaps out there and plenty of dyno runs showing more power. The Jatco autobox handles the diesel torque perfectly find and the diesel produces a fair bit more torque than the KV6.

Not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 13:37
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Jamiewelch
That sounds like it is probably just coding. The...

That sounds like it is probably just coding. The BCU can be set to either adjust the memory seat, or release the boot remotely. If you have Toaf plug it in and connect to the BCU, this will tell you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 13:34
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By Jamiewelch
V6 maps can generally squeeze out 10bhp or so....

V6 maps can generally squeeze out 10bhp or so. They can be mapped, the garage just doesn't have the tool to read a Siemens EMS2000. The same ECU was used in the Mini too. You won't really get any...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2021, 21:18
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Jamiewelch
Next steps I would be taking are removing the...

Next steps I would be taking are removing the glovebox to make sure the BCU hasn't been replaced with one that doesn't support remote boot release. If the correct BCU if fitted then a T4 session to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 21:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By Jamiewelch
6000 miles would be good going for a set of tyres...

6000 miles would be good going for a set of tyres on my Range Rover :drool4:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2021, 13:11
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Jamiewelch
Odd, it may be that the BCU has been replaced at...

Odd, it may be that the BCU has been replaced at some point by the previous owner and it has been replaced with an earlier one that doesn't support boot release. The ones that do end in 1521 and 1522...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 13:09
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Jamiewelch
Not Mr Auto, but I use AutoDoc regularly. Their...

Not Mr Auto, but I use AutoDoc regularly. Their postage can sometimes be surprisingly quick, but it normally takes a couple weeks as things come from Germany. Had a new air con condenser arrive in 3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2021, 13:07
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By Jamiewelch
Has it worked before?

Has it worked before?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 14:01
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Jamiewelch
Have you already had the cat replaced? If it was...

Have you already had the cat replaced? If it was the cat it would rattle all the time not just on tickover. Genuien cats are worth a fair chunk of money, if the car is an early V6 then the cat would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2021, 09:03
Replies: 24
Views: 3,304
Posted By Jamiewelch
The transponder chips are write one unfortunately...

The transponder chips are write one unfortunately and can't be reused for a different car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2021, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Jamiewelch
Iím done arguing. Fit a vortex if you want. Or...

Iím done arguing. Fit a vortex if you want. Or fit an original item if you want.

Iíd suggest you look at the turbo differences between the freelander and the BMW ;). The freelander is an ecu...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2021, 16:06
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Jamiewelch
If the filter gets blocked then there is...

If the filter gets blocked then there is something it is cleaning from the oil :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2021, 15:49
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Jamiewelch
I don't see how filtering as much as you can out...

I don't see how filtering as much as you can out of the oil can be a bad thing. Especially since they cost pence really. Should people argue about how the BMW engines are also supposed to run fully...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2021, 20:25
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Jamiewelch
Remember that the top case part is also a service...

Remember that the top case part is also a service part too :} . Just give the vortex a rinse through with brake cleaner every 2/3 services and replace the top case at the same time. There is a valve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2021, 18:04
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Jamiewelch
It isn't a fit and forget part, you're still...

It isn't a fit and forget part, you're still supposed to clean it out. Just means you won't have to buy another.

I'm with Trikey on this one. A filter is better than no filter :). Nothing wrong...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 14:56
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Jamiewelch
A huge amount of work :cool:

A huge amount of work :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 08:04
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Jamiewelch
The one thing that they actually improved in the...

The one thing that they actually improved in the later cars!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2021, 08:49
Replies: 137
Views: 203,503
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you fancy a trip up to the midlands I can help...

If you fancy a trip up to the midlands I can help with that :).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2021, 10:32
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By Jamiewelch
AK90 isn't that great to be fair. an EWS Editor...

AK90 isn't that great to be fair. an EWS Editor Lite will work perfectly fine with the EWS3.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2021, 10:30
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Jamiewelch
How much!? Grab one from Autodoc instead,...

How much!?

Grab one from Autodoc instead, may take a couple of weeks to arrive due to the stock being in Germany, but they are significantly cheaper!

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/bosch/1156533
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 21:17
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By Jamiewelch
£70 for a full key supplied and programmed. Only...

£70 for a full key supplied and programmed. Only thing I canít do is cut the blade, but a good locksmith will be able to clone your existing blade onto the new case.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2021, 20:36
Replies: 14
Views: 614
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you do need a key give me a shout, I'm near...

If you do need a key give me a shout, I'm near Cannock, just down the A38 from Derby.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2021, 15:19
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Jamiewelch
So nothing comes on on the IPK at all? ECU...

So nothing comes on on the IPK at all? ECU failure typically means the speedo and everything comes on as normal except there is no oil pressure light. If it is the ECU I carry virginsed units in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2021, 18:11
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Jamiewelch
Sounds like you may have had something get wet...

Sounds like you may have had something get wet somewhere :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 13:04
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Jamiewelch
Did you accidentally turn the microwave on? :eek:...

Did you accidentally turn the microwave on? :eek:

It has probably fried the lot to be honest if it was turned on. Do you have a spare key? If you do and fancy a trip down to Cannock down the M6 I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 11:40
Replies: 50
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jamiewelch
150-155 is the maximum on a stock turbo. Only way...

150-155 is the maximum on a stock turbo. Only way to get more is to fit a larger turbo, and then you'd want a VNT turbo so you still have boost low down. Max of the stock diesel fuel system is around...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 11:31
Replies: 50
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jamiewelch
No chance, but a dramatic increase in mid range...

No chance, but a dramatic increase in mid range torque makes it drive a huge amount better :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 08:31
Replies: 50
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jamiewelch
When I told them on my insurance, there was just...

When I told them on my insurance, there was just a tick box that said Engine Remap, ticked that and there were no further questions. They may ask more over the phone, but I manage my policy online...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 08:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By Jamiewelch
The AK90 has a socket that you push directly onto...

The AK90 has a socket that you push directly onto the main chip. You have the fun of having to scrape all the lacquer off the pins first :getmecoat:

Reading over K line is much easier, but the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2021, 08:17
Replies: 50
Views: 2,830
Posted By Jamiewelch
They could tell quite easily by dumping the ECU...

They could tell quite easily by dumping the ECU and having someone who understands the maps check it over. But, it is more the fact that they most likely never will.

When I declared the remap on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2021, 07:51
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Jamiewelch
I am also not too far away :} As you have an...

I am also not too far away :} As you have an existing key this isn't a problem, if you lost all keys and didn't have a blade then XPart would be the easiest option.

I can supply and program a key...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2021, 16:26
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you get stuck give me a shout :)

If you get stuck give me a shout :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2021, 20:23
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By Jamiewelch
How big is it? :p:

How big is it? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2021, 19:54
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Jamiewelch
Pretty much just a smoke test for diesels at the...

Pretty much just a smoke test for diesels at the moment. As long as it doesn't chuck out clouds it will be fine :)

Technically an EGR delete will fail, but it is under the engine cover and from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 18:50
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Jamiewelch
By the way, forgot to say. If you want a free...

By the way, forgot to say. If you want a free dyno run and printout drop me a PM and we can get it sorted :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 13:12
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Jamiewelch
Have you checked the intercooler O rings? You...

Have you checked the intercooler O rings? You shouldn't have any smoke at all with the map that the OG T4 operators put on. It doesn't put quite enough fuel in for it to smoke.

If you've done the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th March 2021, 11:59
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Jamiewelch
Might be worth having a word with this guy....

Might be worth having a word with this guy. Sounds like it could be an issue with the Pektron unit :getmecoat:

https://www.technozen-electronics.co.uk/mg-rover-pektron-scu-repairs-parts/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2021, 12:11
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Jamiewelch
I've seen a couple from ECU Doctor with huge...

I've seen a couple from ECU Doctor with huge capacitors bodged in there and components jumped across looking very dodgy :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th February 2021, 13:11
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Jamiewelch
https://www.autodoc.co.uk/bosch/1156533 Wait...

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/bosch/1156533

Wait until they have a 37% off on here. It comes from Germany so might take a week or two.

Only Bosch MAFs are worth fitting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2021, 13:04
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By Jamiewelch
The N47 engine had the bad timing chain guides....

The N47 engine had the bad timing chain guides. This engine stopped being used in 2014. Very good engine providing the timing chain guides have been replaced. They can easily get to 230+ bhp without...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2021, 19:43
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By Jamiewelch
I'm only in Cheslyn Hay, like 10 minutes away....

I'm only in Cheslyn Hay, like 10 minutes away. Once it's on the road give me a shout and I'll plug my T4 in FOC and see what we can do.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2021, 14:44
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you have the ZCS codes for a 131 tune then you...

If you have the ZCS codes for a 131 tune then you don't need the upgrade disc. Altering the codes will allow you to make the car a 131 foc.

See instructions from Russ on how to enter the new ZCS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2021, 13:40
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you have a T4 post your ZCS codes and I'll...

If you have a T4 post your ZCS codes and I'll calculate the new ones with the 131 map. Then once you have tricked the car into asking for the new codes, and you've entered the new codes it will ask...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2021, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Jamiewelch
Recalls and Warranty are 2 different things, ring...

Recalls and Warranty are 2 different things, ring the local dealer and ask if there are any outstanding recalls on the reg :).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2021, 18:00
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By Jamiewelch
Check with BMW if that car had a recall, there...

Check with BMW if that car had a recall, there were quite a few that had battery cable and rear light replacements under a few different recalls.

The person who bought it new didn't go for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2021, 21:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jamiewelch
Lbft and HP. No need for comments like that. It’s...

Lbft and HP. No need for comments like that. It’s an actual printout unlike the “160” ones.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2021, 12:11
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jamiewelch
Maps depend on how much torque you want. The...

Maps depend on how much torque you want. The "160" map can produce around a 20% increase in peak torque. Or others offer a 50% increase in torque.

Torque is what you feel :). Some people on here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2021, 12:49
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By Jamiewelch
I can also do keys if the BCU / EWS is sent in...

I can also do keys if the BCU / EWS is sent in the post :). Only thing I can't do is cut the blade.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2021, 08:44
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Jamiewelch
Of course, I'll drop you a PM with my contact...

Of course, I'll drop you a PM with my contact details.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 08:36
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By Jamiewelch
Using a T4 is the best way, I believe it can be...

Using a T4 is the best way, I believe it can be done with Toaf but I'm not sure. If you want it programming in with a T4 give me a shout as I believe I'm the closest :).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 07:40
Replies: 14
Views: 3,530
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you drop me a PM or post the 6 digits off the...

If you drop me a PM or post the 6 digits off the sticker I can generate the barcodes :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 08:07
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Jamiewelch
Get it on live data and see if the high pressure...

Get it on live data and see if the high pressure hits 30000kpa within a second of cranking, if it doesn't it is most likely regulator related on the HPFP. If it does then it is most likely injector...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 08:05
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
To be honest, I don't really know TOAF. I have a...

To be honest, I don't really know TOAF. I have a T4 so have never had to try and figure it all out :icon_cry:
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd January 2021, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Jamiewelch
Just a virgin ecu? Or do you need one supplied...

Just a virgin ecu? Or do you need one supplied and programmed? I'm less than an hour from Derby and can do both.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2021, 11:34
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Jamiewelch
If it starts on easy start its definitely fuel...

If it starts on easy start its definitely fuel pressure related, you need to get it on live data. When cranking let us know what the high pressure is reading. It could be as simple as a failing o...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2021, 16:08
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
It shouldn't run rough regardless of weather. Try...

It shouldn't run rough regardless of weather. Try wiggle the connector on the end of the fuel rail, this plugs into the regulator on the rail. If it then starts performing properly give it a good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 08:34
Replies: 8
Views: 678
Posted By Jamiewelch
If it is an E90 series which was released in...

If it is an E90 series which was released in 2005, then it uses a CAS not an EWS and requires different tools and method to program. I don't have the gear to program a key to a CAS yet.

If it is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2020, 08:30
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Jamiewelch
You could try to a backup of the existing BCU in...

You could try to a backup of the existing BCU in toaf and restoring that to the new one. Toaf is free and you're best using a BMW INPA lead with it, the VAG lead works, but I've found the BMW lead is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 21:09
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Iíve offered a free dyno run on a 160 mapped car...

Iíve offered a free dyno run on a 160 mapped car a few times and no one takes it up :(. I wouldnít be able to supply a car of my own though as I no longer own a Rover, but I know someone who wouldnít...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 17:41
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
The curve is a run at 100% throttle in 4th, when...

The curve is a run at 100% throttle in 4th, when youíre driving around the way torque is delivered is different, unless you drive around with your foot to the floor all the time. You canít really get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 10:56
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Car returned to stock with a T4 to NNW005991 then...

Car returned to stock with a T4 to NNW005991 then done from scratch.

Not much of a torque increase, you'd barely feel it. 390nm on the other hand, that would be much more like the numbers I would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 10:35
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Just because your map can't achieve the torque...

Just because your map can't achieve the torque values, there is no need to talk down the opposition.

You should ask people who have gone from the 160 to a much more torquey map. As you can see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 08:28
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
I'm not sure what clutches you guys have been...

I'm not sure what clutches you guys have been fitting, but a decent clutch will definitely handle it. Below is a printout from a proper dyno, not an "OBD dyno" that Rob Drinkwater used. We can put a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 21:06
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Something definitely not right with that 170bhp...

Something definitely not right with that 170bhp run. The stock turbo canít produce enough air for that power, you need a larger turbo for it. But itís an excel spreadsheet with information entered,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 16:19
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Manual MK2. The torque is what you feel, that's...

Manual MK2. The torque is what you feel, that's why there is noticeable difference. I'll find the graph for the run with my map and upload it later on, I'll ask if the dyno guy can send the graph for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 16:02
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
When a car is run on a dyno, the dyno calculates...

When a car is run on a dyno, the dyno calculates the losses of the car on the rundown, far more accurate than a guessing calculator. That calculator classes a 5 speed automatic as modern and 3 speed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 14:39
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
The map section can be lifted from the ECU and...

The map section can be lifted from the ECU and compared within software, there is no encryption or anything like that possible. You can dump any EDC15C4 fitted to the 75 and read and compare the map....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 08:40
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
I am only disputing the number. It is better than...

I am only disputing the number. It is better than stock. If the majority of cars can't achieve it, it shouldn't be advertised as it is. I wonder what the quoted torque is of the 160 map though?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2020, 07:47
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
You can find out what itís outputting there and...

You can find out what itís outputting there and then, how can the say youíll get 160 without seeing the car or even knowing if itís mechanically sound? Surely there should be an acceptable range of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2020, 18:02
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
I've found the opposite is normally true, that...

I've found the opposite is normally true, that 9/10 MAFs are out of spec. I can only comment on what I have personally found. People who I have told have a faulty MAF and have replaced them with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2020, 17:07
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
Have a 160 map and have a dyno run and you will...

Have a 160 map and have a dyno run and you will see why I mention it. There isn't enough fuelling to produce 160bhp. If you've no intention of having of a map, then why bother commenting? I now have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2020, 14:05
Replies: 54
Views: 3,725
Posted By Jamiewelch
You shouldn't have a push in the back if the car...

You shouldn't have a push in the back if the car is working as it should, the stock turbo spins up that quick the power should be smooth and taper off around 3750rpm when the turbo runs out of puff....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2020, 08:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By Jamiewelch
Back again? We all knew you'd be back. :eek:

Back again? We all knew you'd be back. :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2020, 20:02
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Jamiewelch
It won't run without it. What's the issue you're...

It won't run without it. What's the issue you're having? I'm just north of Birmingham and have a T4, so not a million miles away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2020, 12:42
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Jamiewelch
the 135 is 129bhp from factory. You need to take...

the 135 is 129bhp from factory. You need to take a spin in a car with a custom remap. You will know if the MAF is knackered as you will have nothing below 2k and all of a sudden it will pick up and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 12:06
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
It's the plug for the FBH Dosing Pump. Need to...

It's the plug for the FBH Dosing Pump. Need to check the fuel rail pressure ideally when cranking which will require some form of OBD tool. You will also be able to check the low pressure side.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 11:46
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
Sorry I've spoken to a few people about this and...

Sorry I've spoken to a few people about this and forgot who was who :duh:.

Get the car on live data when cranking and check the fuel pressures. It is just a guessing game without the data.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 11:06
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
A M47R will start fine in this country without...

A M47R will start fine in this country without glowplugs, even in winter. Fuel pressures need checking and an injector leak back test run.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2020, 09:41
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By Jamiewelch
Be worth checking fuel pressures when cranking,...

Be worth checking fuel pressures when cranking, could be a perished O ring on the HPFP regulator.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2020, 13:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jamiewelch
You don't have to write to the EWS, once the...

You don't have to write to the EWS, once the transponder has been programmed, turn the igniton on for like 10 seconds, it will sync and work.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2020, 09:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jamiewelch
Some EWS won't talk to the EWS editor, not sure...

Some EWS won't talk to the EWS editor, not sure why, but some just won't. If it won't you'll have to dump it from the actual chip. If you want it dumping I will be able to dump it, then you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2020, 10:38
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jamiewelch
For the 75/ZT yeah. The ZS one has a different...

For the 75/ZT yeah. The ZS one has a different part number :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2020, 09:11
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jamiewelch
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-MG-Rover-Siemen...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-MG-Rover-Siemens-NNN000170-V6-Engine-Management-ECU-NEW-OE/263219235282?fits=Model%3AMG+ZT&hash=item3d4916c9d2:g:giMAAOSwddhZwoCa

This doesn't seem a bad price...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2020, 11:17
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jamiewelch
I wouldn't be able to repair it, but if you got a...

I wouldn't be able to repair it, but if you got a virgin one I could program it in.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2020, 08:46
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jamiewelch
The diesel ones have an atmospheric pressure...

The diesel ones have an atmospheric pressure sensor inside so can't be sealed, the petrol ones don't :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 17:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Jamiewelch
Someone could also have a wireless doorbell with...

Someone could also have a wireless doorbell with the button stuck in, come across that a couple of times :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 17:44
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Jamiewelch
Thatís cool, I was only referring to programming...

Thatís cool, I was only referring to programming a new one. Not a second hand one. Iíd imagine the Toaf backup and restore would only work properly if the bcu was the exact same model, but Iím not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 15:07
Replies: 18
Views: 1,284
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you fancy the 45 minute drive to Cannock one...

If you fancy the 45 minute drive to Cannock one day I can chuck my T4 on it :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 15:02
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Jamiewelch
Toaf works alright with a second hand unit as it...

Toaf works alright with a second hand unit as it has already been programmed before and car specific options can be changed. I'm not saying toaf is bad, it just can't program brand new things...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 09:45
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Jamiewelch
He wouldn't be able to program a replacement BCU...

He wouldn't be able to program a replacement BCU unless he has a T4. It could probably be bodged with TOAF but it wouldn't work properly.

Glad you got it working :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2020, 12:39
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Jamiewelch
I've recommended the link below to a few people,...

I've recommended the link below to a few people, and have no complaints :). Saves having to go out :)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2020, 13:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By Jamiewelch
I use AutoDoc for all the bits for my BMW, link...

I use AutoDoc for all the bits for my BMW, link to a Bosch MAF below. They are very reasonable on price, but postage can take a couple weeks as things come from Germany.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 12:30
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Jamiewelch
Some people on here don't like the mafless maps...

Some people on here don't like the mafless maps :shrug:. I always recommend it if the MAF is faulty and people want more power :}. The only reason people normally get some smoke is because the car...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2020, 15:37
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By Jamiewelch
Definitely try and get the original back! If not...

Definitely try and get the original back! If not a T4 is the best bet with the new one, the barcodes will also have to be generated for your remote fobs and reentered in. By all means the BCU is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2020, 08:18
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Jamiewelch
I havenít had a PM come through :eek:. Might have...

I havenít had a PM come through :eek:. Might have got lost somewhere, could you resend it :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 20:05
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Jamiewelch
Cloning the transponder definitely isn't the way...

Cloning the transponder definitely isn't the way to go. There is a rolling code so if you clone it the other will fall out of sync. I have offered in my post above to program a transponder.

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2020, 19:53
Replies: 13
Views: 840
Posted By Jamiewelch
Tom is a good guy :-). Be careful though...

Tom is a good guy :-). Be careful though mentioning his great workmanship on here though, some people don't like him.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 10:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jamiewelch
It is :(. It doesn't look too be to follow with...

It is :(. It doesn't look too be to follow with the instructions though, quite nice the instructions were so detailed to be fair.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 10:50
Replies: 13
Views: 872
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you can remove the EWS from the car and post...

If you can remove the EWS from the car and post it, I can program you a new transponder, or 2 if you want a spare.

Is it located on the A pillar behind the light switch, you need a 5 point...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2020, 16:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jamiewelch
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=194276

:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2020, 15:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jamiewelch
An intermittent misfire on a diesel!? The glow...

An intermittent misfire on a diesel!? The glow plugs aren't needed on these cars in this country to start, even if it is -10c they will start without glow plugs. It's one of the advantages of common...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2020, 16:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,174
Posted By Jamiewelch
White smoke sounds like you might have a duff...

White smoke sounds like you might have a duff injector. Worth getting the car on a T4 to check over the various sensors.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2020, 21:39
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By Jamiewelch
Honesly, I would recommend removing the tuning...

Honesly, I would recommend removing the tuning box and getting a remap, or fitting a genuine bosch maf and returning it back to stock power. All the tuning box does is ramp the fuel pressure up all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2020, 17:06
Replies: 25
Views: 2,091
Posted By Jamiewelch
I can program a key and provide a half decent...

I can program a key and provide a half decent case, and point people local to me to a key cutters that will cut the blade for £10 :-). Much cheaper to go that route than the xpart way. (Unless of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2020, 16:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Jamiewelch
I'm near Cannock, about an hour or so away from...

I'm near Cannock, about an hour or so away from Leicester :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2020, 12:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Jamiewelch
If the wiring is there I can code it all in and...

If the wiring is there I can code it all in and get it all up and running :). Would you be swapping looms and fitting mechanisms yourself?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th September 2020, 09:27
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Jamiewelch
600nm or torque on a gearbox rated for 600nm of...

600nm or torque on a gearbox rated for 600nm of torque :eek:. No remaps for you then :eek: Bit odd that their numbers are exactly what the gearbox is rated to ;). Still, the ZF boxes are solid and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2020, 11:25
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Jamiewelch
I assumed diesel :getmecoat: Do you have a...

I assumed diesel :getmecoat:

Do you have a sunroof?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2020, 10:09
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Jamiewelch
I've got the same thinking, ECU fault. @OP has...

I've got the same thinking, ECU fault. @OP has the ecu ever been wet and do you check the plenums regularly?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2020, 15:38
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By Jamiewelch
Think you're going to need a reconfigure on a T4...

Think you're going to need a reconfigure on a T4 to sort out the screwed up coding that has been done. Worst case an IPK virginisation and recode. A T4 reconfigure should hopefully get it set back...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2020, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you fancy the 40 min trip to Cannock I can...

If you fancy the 40 min trip to Cannock I can find out exactly what youíve got and give the car a health check at the same time :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2020, 17:22
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By Jamiewelch
You can providing air doesn't somehow work it's...

You can providing air doesn't somehow work it's way back up to the ABS pump.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2020, 11:44
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
Shame you're so far otherwise I could plug my...

Shame you're so far otherwise I could plug my ISTA/D in and read the codes out :(
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2020, 11:47
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
Potentially, a common test for electrical issues...

Potentially, a common test for electrical issues is to unplug the IBS.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2020, 09:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
To be honest not entirely sure how it works. I...

To be honest not entirely sure how it works. I just remember someone mentioning the voltage increases as the battery gets older. I don't think it would be a huge amount.

Or it might be that it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2020, 22:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
Haha, put simply its the BMW dealer diagnostic...

Haha, put simply its the BMW dealer diagnostic system, like the T4 was the Rover dealer diagnostic system.

Bumping the voltage up can potentially get some charge in an iffy battery, but itís by no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2020, 20:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
Haha, nope they don't the BMW systems are far...

Haha, nope they don't the BMW systems are far more intricate, the electrical systems in the 75 are actually very basic, they are a basically a very simplified E46 electrical system.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2020, 20:07
Replies: 22
Views: 1,259
Posted By Jamiewelch
INPA or ISTA. Depends on the year and what you...

INPA or ISTA. Depends on the year and what you want to do. INPA was replaced by ISTA. The BMWs bump the voltage up when charging an older battery to extend the useful life. The IBS is known to cause...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2020, 16:13
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
:D . Now you can drive up to me when you get...

:D . Now you can drive up to me when you get chance and we can make the original parts work with a replacement virgin ecu. This means coding and vin will all match and work correctly :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2020, 15:44
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
So with the black transponder chip from the kit...

So with the black transponder chip from the kit it still won't start? You would have to make sure your original transponder isn't near the barrel as it might pick that one up.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2020, 15:33
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
No worries! It is always handy for any diesel...

No worries! It is always handy for any diesel owner to keep a spare matching ews, ecu and transponder at home just in case the worst ever happens. Makes the car mobile so it can go to someone to fix...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2020, 15:27
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
Nope, if those 3 items are fitted the car will...

Nope, if those 3 items are fitted the car will start but I wouldn't recommend having them in permanently, just as a get out of jail kinda thing. But they won't be coded to the car and VINs won't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2020, 21:11
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you are replacing a kit you need to replace...

If you are replacing a kit you need to replace the entire kit (ecu, ews and transponder) Best option if youíve got a kit is to fit it and go to a T4 guy with the car and all the original gear and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 14:38
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you do end up deciding to get a lowline IPK, I...

If you do end up deciding to get a lowline IPK, I can get that programmed in for you with my T4, I'm about 45 minutes from Nottingham in Cannock.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 17:49
Replies: 32
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Views: 46,521
Posted By Jamiewelch
Can I be put on the map now I pay my traders...

Can I be put on the map now I pay my traders fees? :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2020, 11:42
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
Right, back to where this topic should be now. ...

Right, back to where this topic should be now.

Did the car have a virginised ecu fitted and programmed with a T4? Or did it simply have an ECU kit fitted?

Do you have the oil pressure light lit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 22:16
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
Will see what the trader levels are. If what I...

Will see what the trader levels are. If what I can offer comes under bronze, gone are the days of free, and I will charge. If the only way I can offer something is to pay, then I will have to charge...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 22:04
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
I've sent a PM to Reebs to find out what the...

I've sent a PM to Reebs to find out what the difference is between the different levels. Unless anyone else knows? I'll be all for paying £8 a month to advertise what I can do :}.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 15:34
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
As long as he if offering for free (obviously...

As long as he if offering for free (obviously excluding parts costs) I donít have any issues. I can do lots with these cars, including repairing, Virginising and programming the diesel ecus. But as...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2020, 11:07
Replies: 42
Views: 2,764
Posted By Jamiewelch
I hope the service you're offering is for free?...

I hope the service you're offering is for free? Not allowed to offer a paid for service without paying traders fees. I've been told off enough times. Also having T4 Diagnostics under your profile...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2020, 15:02
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jamiewelch
MAF cleaner won't work for long, the maf sensor...

MAF cleaner won't work for long, the maf sensor is a very sensitive piece of equipment, it uses a platinum coated wire. It may work temporarily, but you be back to square one very soon. Once it has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2020, 14:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By Jamiewelch
Genuine bosch maf fitted? A code reader should...

Genuine bosch maf fitted? A code reader should let you know what the light is for, also check the mass air flow readings, you should be getting around 520mg/s on idle.

The EML light should go off...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2020, 11:04
Replies: 55
Views: 4,940
Posted By Jamiewelch
Windows 10 build 2004 broke it. If you have a...

Windows 10 build 2004 broke it. If you have a machine on build 1909 or below it will work fine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2020, 14:54
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By Jamiewelch
Just remember the IPK is basically a central hub...

Just remember the IPK is basically a central hub for the K bus :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2020, 09:34
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Jamiewelch
If you're ever around cannock, we can plug my T4...

If you're ever around cannock, we can plug my T4 in and check the MAF, and do a general health check of the car.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th August 2020, 14:47
Replies: 14
Views: 5,014
Posted By Jamiewelch
Being highline your car antenna connector would...

Being highline your car antenna connector would have been in the boot. Whoever fitted the stereo cheated and put an aftermarket antenna in.
Forum: Technology Forum 12th August 2020, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By Jamiewelch
You sure you bought a laser and not a dot matrix...

You sure you bought a laser and not a dot matrix printer? OKI 390 is a dot matrix and it's a completely different technology to a laser. Surprisingly there is a driver for Windows 10 on the website...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 12th August 2020, 13:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By Jamiewelch
Bring SWMBO, buy food, job done :getmecoat:

Bring SWMBO, buy food, job done :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2020, 13:17
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Jamiewelch
Vehicle Information vin RJZLLM3D274667 ...

Vehicle Information

vin RJZLLM3D274667
vin_sequence 274667
off_assembly_date Tuesday, 12th November 2002 @ 10:18:59
model 75
variant 2.5 V6 Connoisseur SE
num_doors 4
paint_code IAT...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2020, 11:23
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Jamiewelch
Glen now owns Bones, he has 3/4 of the same...

Glen now owns Bones, he has 3/4 of the same colour! I sorted out the various little niggles then he said he wanted to add bones to his collection. The 75 is now in good hands and will be looked after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2020, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 1,411
Posted By Jamiewelch
Wait, someone on here also trusts a mafless...

Wait, someone on here also trusts a mafless remap!? Be careful, you'll be told off!!



Depends how much you want it pushed, if you want it pushed to max torque you'll have an occasional puff of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2020, 08:54
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Jamiewelch
To be honest, I've been aligning my own lights...

To be honest, I've been aligning my own lights for ages and never had anyone flash me and the MOT guys never say anything.

My general rule is that the line I have circled on your image in yellow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2020, 12:24
Replies: 16
Views: 1,586
Posted By Jamiewelch
But there is a 15 year age difference between the...

But there is a 15 year age difference between the 2 cars? I assume you had the E34 that came out that year? And not the E28 that came out in 1981?

E39 / E60 5 series were both produced during the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2020, 11:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,586
Posted By Jamiewelch
It's definitely not a bad thing, any of the parts...

It's definitely not a bad thing, any of the parts that are the same you can just call the local BMW dealer and pick them up next day if they don't have them in stock!

Check the build quality of an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2020, 17:51
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Jamiewelch
Toaf enables the option in the ecu without...

Toaf enables the option in the ecu without altering coding. Similar to the digital MPH. If you do a reconfigure on the T4 it will be reset to what it should be and youíd have to enable it again. Do...
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