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Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 23:19
Replies: 319
Views: 13,527
Posted By MSS
For best economy you boiler's outlet and inlet...

For best economy you boiler's outlet and inlet temperatures should be the same. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 23:16
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By MSS
Jaguar employ a lot of skilled British people in...

Jaguar employ a lot of skilled British people in design and manufacturing. It shows in the elegance and quality of their cars.
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 21:34
Replies: 5
Views: 86
Posted By MSS
No - the same as mens football! :D

No - the same as mens football! :D
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2022, 21:33
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
He is even starting to look a bit like Trump!;)

He is even starting to look a bit like Trump!;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2022, 21:30
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By MSS
That is the case. I was told by a...

That is the case.



I was told by a respected steering rack refurbishing company that there are a lot of cheap Chinese parts sold on the bay as refurbished parts by generic importing outfits.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2022, 09:33
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By MSS
I wonder who that might have been? :D:D:D ...

I wonder who that might have been? :D:D:D


For specialist work - Kerridges in Needham Market as above.

For general maintenance and repairs on the 75/ZT , my local independent is very good and...
Forum: Social Forum 4th July 2022, 19:28
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By MSS
If he stuck to the A406 and M11, there will be no...

If he stuck to the A406 and M11, there will be no ULEZ charge. ULEZ is inside the A406.
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd July 2022, 09:16
Replies: 239
Views: 16,549
Posted By MSS
I really wanted to get to East Kirby in memory of...

I really wanted to get to East Kirby in memory of Deb. It would also have been an opportunity to see what this 'friendship' thing that some of you people keep mentioning is all about.

As it...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 23:12
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2: As on...

:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:

As on every other matter under the sun, except cars it seems! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2022, 14:49
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By MSS
It doesn't, but I have three of them in our cars...

It doesn't, but I have three of them in our cars and it does the basisc very well, especially in terms of video quality.
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 13:11
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By MSS
Would you prefer politics Steve? :p:

Would you prefer politics Steve? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2022, 12:31
Replies: 13,778
Views: 1,451,941
Posted By MSS
Is this the version for the Dubai naono meets?

Is this the version for the Dubai naono meets?
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 12:29
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By MSS
Is this the new self-filling beer cycle?

Is this the new self-filling beer cycle?
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2022, 12:21
Replies: 17
Views: 416
Posted By MSS
Recommended attire for when out for a leisurely...

Recommended attire for when out for a leisurely walk on pavement in town or public footpath in the countryside.


https://mlpforums.com/uploads/post_images/img-2321100-9-1379162003080.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:27
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
I know many people who have earned over £100k PA...

I know many people who have earned over £100k PA and worked extremely hard for it. Equally, I also know many professionals who earn between £15k and £35k and work at least as hard.

As for the sale...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 17:16
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
The technician's published pay is around £19k...

The technician's published pay is around £19k pro-rata for an official 35-37 hours per week (excluding lunch break etc.) So in reality a 40-hour week. But the pay is reduced pro-rata because of the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2022, 09:57
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
Ian - I think your case is an exceptional one....

Ian - I think your case is an exceptional one. There will always be exceptional cases.

But surely, you cannot object to my thoughts on the increasing diparity between the earnings and wealth of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2022, 09:27
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By MSS
I have the Halfords grommets on the car and they...

I have the Halfords grommets on the car and they serve me fine.

Alternatively if you desire soemthing more like the original, these may be worth the money.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 19:25
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By MSS
It's and age thing - I believe most just learn to...

It's and age thing - I believe most just learn to live with it! ;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 504
Posted By MSS
I find Tesco's newly established stance of high...

I find Tesco's newly established stance of high prices and excess profits really quite commendable! ;):D
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By MSS
Did you mean to post this in the politics section...

Did you mean to post this in the politics section of the forum? :shrug::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 17:38
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By MSS
I would not buy a Nextbase 122 as the main...

I would not buy a Nextbase 122 as the main dashcam because quality is lacking, but not as lacking as the thousands of generic dashcams being sold.

A Nextbase 222 is excellent for the price. A...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
Yeh - I love a good attack on the rich. You just...

Yeh - I love a good attack on the rich. You just wait until the revolution comes! :D

Ian - you should reread my post - I said 'as rental properties are', meaning as rental properties are already...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2022, 15:32
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By MSS
Second homes and holiday lets should be heavily...

Second homes and holiday lets should be heavily regulated, as rental properties are. And of course heavily taxed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2022, 15:29
Replies: 22
Views: 759
Posted By MSS
As above - the quality of a Nextbase 222 at £79...

As above - the quality of a Nextbase 222 at £79 is streets above the generic £25 - £50 dashcams.

If you may need to rely on dashcam footage it's worth having the confidence that the footage will...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 09:41
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
:iagree::iagree::iagree: Steve - it's a...

:iagree::iagree::iagree:


Steve - it's a shame you've unsubscribed from this therad. I was going to say something about cars as a distraction and just to annoy a few members.

Wot, you might...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2022, 09:25
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
I'm surprised the OP has been banned. There are...

I'm surprised the OP has been banned. There are practicising political animals on here who dish out the same old politics at every opportunity and have been doing so for years. They would even try to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2022, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By MSS
I hear people use Vaseline for all sorts of...

I hear people use Vaseline for all sorts of unintended purposes. If it works for you and yours, who are we to question? :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2022, 17:21
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By MSS
Oh no, now you've done gone and done it! :eek: ...

Oh no, now you've done gone and done it! :eek:

The members will now have to discuss endlessly that the car in question wasn't worth the money....;):o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2022, 19:02
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By MSS
Dielectric Grease in purpose made for the job....

Dielectric Grease in purpose made for the job. You could use vaseline but being petroleum jelly it may react with some materials.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 18:15
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
The problem with talk about stability is that...

The problem with talk about stability is that unless the people have the opportunity to determine whether they wish to stay or leave, the situation invariably ends up in the sort of stability we have...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 15:13
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By MSS
All of a sudden the idea of looking out of the...

All of a sudden the idea of looking out of the window watching the weeping willow leaves in the wind all day feels quite attractive! :}
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 14:18
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
There goes the idea of 4-5 year voting frequency...

There goes the idea of 4-5 year voting frequency for a government! ;):eek:

Trump would have liked that particular quote. :D
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 12:51
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
Obviously they could not come back in once out,...

Obviously they could not come back in once out, unless the UK was to invite them in and then Scotland could have a vote on rejoining. But currently, I don't see anything wrong with a ballot on...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 11:56
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
Why can the Scots not have a vote every 3-5...

Why can the Scots not have a vote every 3-5 years?

We do for other important matters?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2022, 11:16
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
In general the range of prices available on a...

In general the range of prices available on a 75/ZT will be determined more by post-code than anything else. Companies may also uplift their offered premiums because they already have significant...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 11:00
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
Or is foreign policy driven by whether member of...

Or is foreign policy driven by whether member of the EU or not?

I don't blieve it is quite as black and white as suggested!

A percentage of Scots want to take control of their destiny - a bit...
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 09:53
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
This is not correct. They had no control over...

This is not correct. They had no control over whether Scotland remained in the EU or not - which is probably the most fundamental change of the past 10 years.
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2022, 14:44
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By MSS
Oi, wash your mouth out. A Jaguar is the...

Oi, wash your mouth out.

A Jaguar is the thinking man's Bentley! ;)
And a Rover the frugal man's Jaguar!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2022, 14:41
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By MSS
My advice

You should have sent the parts back for not meeting a reasonable expectation created by the proprietor through his past actions, the failure to live up to which leading to physical abuse by the wife...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2022, 09:49
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By MSS
The shocks and springs are different for the CDT...

The shocks and springs are different for the CDT and 1.8K. I'm not aware of any reputable company selling one type for both cars.

You can check the parts numbers in Sachs or Monroe online...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 23:17
Replies: 21
Views: 989
Posted By MSS
2* cars with LV. Not cheap but very good cover...

2* cars with LV. Not cheap but very good cover and my experience of the company is excellent.

2* cars with SAGA. Good value, good cover.

1* car with More>Than. As LV.

Living in a low-risk...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 19:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By MSS
Different process streams and the cheque printing...

Different process streams and the cheque printing may even be handled by a different print factory for commercial reasons.

With orgaisational processes one of the design principles is to minimise...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 19:23
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By MSS
Nah...life would be boring if we couldn't have a...

Nah...life would be boring if we couldn't have a bit of fun.

In fact, I think you'd miss my comments! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2022, 11:36
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By MSS
Chaps, your feedback comments towards Matt et al...

Chaps, your feedback comments towards Matt et al are a little muted.

When we give positive feedback on our favourite traders/suppliers, it's customary to highlight how lonely and miserable life...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 11:20
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By MSS
I'll just pop into the garage and confirm. :D

I'll just pop into the garage and confirm. :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 19:17
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
But then what would he and his supporter do with...

But then what would he and his supporter do with their time? I hope you are not expecting some interest in cars! :shrug: :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By MSS
If you choose the right song there's no need for...

If you choose the right song there's no need for apps - the 'burds' are instantly recognisable.

And for me, there's only one....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcm-tOGiva0

Well, actually,...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2022, 16:41
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By MSS
Do you want the version that blames the EU,...

Do you want the version that blames the EU, Scotland, the Welsh, refugees, politicians.... or the ordinary version? :}

If the latter, see...
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By MSS
I was attempting to be funny by calling it...

I was attempting to be funny by calling it Aspiration because of the badges. Unsuccessfully, it seems! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 20:11
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By MSS
It's the Hyundai Aspiration coupe. :}

It's the Hyundai Aspiration coupe. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 18:42
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
These driver assistance packs are not limited to...

These driver assistance packs are not limited to EVs these days. They are also on many ICE cars.

Perhaps some modern cars have inbuilt failure features leading to accidents just like human drivers!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 09:06
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
Arguably all we humans are trying to achieve at...

Arguably all we humans are trying to achieve at the moment is finding alternative energy sources to maintain our lifestyles and behaviours. There is a possibility that this is no more than a case ...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 21:26
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By MSS
Congratultions, Simon. :}

Congratultions, Simon. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2022, 16:06
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
Does this not suggest that unless we take climate...

Does this not suggest that unless we take climate impacts of our ways seriously, most living things in places like Australia will die. There will be little water to drink due to the temperature...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 09:36
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
The problem with giving the UK population the...

The problem with giving the UK population the vote on Scottish independence would be to give the majority a controlling say and therefore the ability to override the wishes of the local community...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2022, 10:22
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By MSS
The Rover 25 1.4 is a powerful first car which...

The Rover 25 1.4 is a powerful first car which will not help with the insurance.

Our 1.2 86BHP Corsa always costs more to insure than the 75 CDT and my 2.5 V6 Omega Estate. The Omega is always the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 20:46
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
It is totally irrelevant because then more people...

It is totally irrelevant because then more people will need to buy new cars due to the non-availability of 2-10 year old cars!





Of all the people I know with EV's, none have gone out and...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By MSS
You are thinking of the DC10 door problems?

You are thinking of the DC10 door problems?
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2022, 19:37
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
I think you are confusing replacing a car every...

I think you are confusing replacing a car every two years with a car being scrapped after two years!

How often a car gets replaced is irrelevant as long as someone else buys it and continues to...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By MSS
The problems only affect drivers of the wrong...

The problems only affect drivers of the wrong shape or size! :D
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2022, 16:10
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
There is a choice - English voters, especially...

There is a choice - English voters, especially the Midlanders, can ask for a vote to take England out of the union. Of course, Scotland may ask for repayment of oil revenues and Wales payment for its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 10:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By MSS
A large percentage of the working population...

A large percentage of the working population still does wfh. It's also the case that Covid related absences are still prevalent, despite everyone thinking that it's all back to normal and not taking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 09:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By MSS
As above. Think of how much longer it takes...

As above.

Think of how much longer it takes to return an item in say M&S compared with paying for it.

Remember, the experts on here who give you various answers based on conspiracies are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2022, 09:56
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By MSS
All this is perfectly reasonable once one...

All this is perfectly reasonable once one appreciates how large organisations work. Most people assume that there is a single person looking at their records and dealing with matters. This is usually...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2022, 23:04
Replies: 8
Views: 764
Posted By MSS
Most insurers cover the screen with an excess of...

Most insurers cover the screen with an excess of £75 to £90 provided their recommended glass company is used. Also with most companies there is no impact on your NCD but this is worth checking with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2022, 11:35
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
I think you confuse socialism with poverty, Phil....

I think you confuse socialism with poverty, Phil. The two are not the same - as evidenced by there being very little of the former and unfortunately a lot of the latter. Perhaps you prefer poor...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2022, 17:38
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By MSS
This is what differentiates us Rover drivers from...

This is what differentiates us Rover drivers from the rest!

There's no flies on our Ronnie!

:laughing2::laughing2::laughing2:
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 17:32
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
I thought you treacherous lot had all defected...

I thought you treacherous lot had all defected over to the Tories! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2022, 13:30
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
Please try not to spoil our fun with facts based...

Please try not to spoil our fun with facts based on first-hand experience and knowledge. It just doesn't work like that.

Young born with three ears and one eye will be able to live happily, with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2022, 13:22
Replies: 190
Views: 10,961
Posted By MSS
Did you ever think of relating that insight to...

Did you ever think of relating that insight to the smoke belching out of your lorry's exaust as you enjoyed the Yorkie bars? :}
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 12:49
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By MSS
You thought you had a house in Devon. It's been...

You thought you had a house in Devon. It's been confiscated by the D&C Social Justice Democratic Party for use by locals and the homeless. A far more just use of the house....
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:19
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By MSS
There's a monastry just outside Buckfastleigh....

There's a monastry just outside Buckfastleigh. The monks produce drinks from a potent old recipe!
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:14
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
Wigan has lots of space that is not in productive...

Wigan has lots of space that is not in productive use. I am sure member SAGA LOUT would welcome the warheads with open arms as I would, being a long way away from Wigan! :D
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 10:00
Replies: 186
Views: 6,848
Posted By MSS
The pertinent question would be how to fill the...

The pertinent question would be how to fill the additional reservoirs. :}



You, of Wigan, do realise I hope that many from the south of Watford will have the same view of the north of the M56!...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 00:10
Replies: 46
Views: 1,446
Posted By MSS
I used to be all for gun control until I read...

I used to be all for gun control until I read some of the posts in this thread. Now I think I would feel safer owning a few guns.

Only joking chaps, let's keep it light.

I would love to own a...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 00:03
Replies: 46
Views: 1,446
Posted By MSS
But the reality outside europe is that many...

But the reality outside europe is that many countries do not have the infrastructure or the political governance to handle pandemics. The WHO with all its shortcomings works well for such countries...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 20:51
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
Thank you for asking, Phil. I enjoy driving them...

Thank you for asking, Phil. I enjoy driving them all, even the little Corsa.

If only one could stay and I had to choose, it would have to be the XF. The styling, build quality, refinement and...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 13:58
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
I think the XF will need filling up next week. ...

I think the XF will need filling up next week.

It always gets filled with V-Power. Not looking forward to it!

As we drive so little these days, I may just go for half a tankfull.
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2022, 13:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,722
Posted By MSS
From memory Andy, the lady had a posh horse box....

From memory Andy, the lady had a posh horse box. Does this mean you'll be changing your forum handle from trikey to horsey? :eek::D

Good luck to you both, a person like you deserves hapiness.
...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2022, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By MSS
Your outlook is behind the times...

Ronnie - I thought you were wiser than this. :duh::duh::duh:

How is it that you do not consider it your patriotic duty to be robbed with a smile?

If you were not regularly robbed, how will the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 20:27
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By MSS
Foodbanks now serve a huge demand for sanitary...

Foodbanks now serve a huge demand for sanitary producs alongside basic food essentials.

I agree, as one of the richest nations in the world, we should consider this a shameful state of affairs.
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2022, 15:26
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By MSS
I agree but a special advisor on mesuration, with...

I agree but a special advisor on mesuration, with a proportionate rewards package, would be perfectly reasonable.
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2022, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By MSS
I was sitting in the Mrs' car the other day with...

I was sitting in the Mrs' car the other day with a cup of tea listening to bird songs and pondering about life. Being a bit relaxed I spilt the tea in my lap and burnt my bits.

Just off to check...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2022, 20:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,492
Posted By MSS
If the battery has gone flat a number of times,...

If the battery has gone flat a number of times, the first thing I would do would be to put a new battery on the car before trying anything else. These days batteries should be considered disposable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2022, 23:39
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By MSS
Wife in the passenger seat? :getmecoat:

Wife in the passenger seat? :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 23:37
Replies: 73
Views: 2,146
Posted By MSS
I bet all the foreigners know because of the...

I bet all the foreigners know because of the questions in their 'Britishness' test as part of the citizenship applications. :}

COLVERT - I suspect you only know because you are practically a...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 21:01
Replies: 217
Views: 6,881
Posted By MSS
You forgot to mention good, honest, decent people...

You forgot to mention good, honest, decent people who would like to see some honesty and standards in public life, especially from the very top of the country's leadership.



I don't remember...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 8th June 2022, 15:50
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By MSS
Hi Rav, I hope you are keeping well. I've...

Hi Rav,

I hope you are keeping well. I've noticed you have not posted much in recent months and assume married life is keeping you busy! :D

The only reversing camera I have experience of comes...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 00:44
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
There is another solution - sheep. They also...

There is another solution - sheep. They also taste good! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2022, 15:07
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By MSS
Stunning V8 for sale....

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/225017830800?hash=item34641b9d90:g:I1AAAOSwEbpinFoO
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2022, 11:04
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By MSS
That's great, but this thread is not about you. I...

That's great, but this thread is not about you. I think post #2 answers the original point very well.

People should read the life story of Alan Turing, or atleast a summary of his life story, to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2022, 21:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By MSS
So, the next purchase will be a Corsa 3-door with...

So, the next purchase will be a Corsa 3-door with wide wheels and stripes? :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 21:11
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
That's more than my age! ;):D

That's more than my age! ;):D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 21:10
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By MSS
So, in a word, totally irrelevant in the context...

So, in a word, totally irrelevant in the context here but is long and sounds impressive! :}
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 13:14
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By MSS
Or to the same sex but in a stealthy, measured...

Or to the same sex but in a stealthy, measured way.

Perhaps Fred's inner self is longing to tell him the truth about himself that he has not yet discovered? :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 13:10
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By MSS
Ah, what a boy you are.....a challenge! I'm...

Ah, what a boy you are.....a challenge!

I'm very interested. Tell me more, sweetie...:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 13:04
Replies: 131
Views: 5,113
Posted By MSS
Yes but it was such a long time ago, people...

Yes but it was such a long time ago, people probably called it Wonder Juice! :D:D
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 09:32
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
On the basis that the guilty are always the first...

On the basis that the guilty are always the first to claim innocence, we have three potential candidates already! :D
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 21:30
Replies: 73
Views: 2,146
Posted By MSS
Just to give the posh, wise and righteous...

Just to give the posh, wise and righteous something to comment on, you really should tell us who are a bit dim. :D
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 21:24
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
No - no one knows the answer, other than the...

No - no one knows the answer, other than the people concerned, but I bet most here would have their own views on the individuals who may be doing it.

For example, who was member Gremlin?

If...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 16:59
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
We won't, this is what will make people's inputs...

We won't, this is what will make people's inputs so interesting!:D
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 14:23
Replies: 73
Views: 2,146
Posted By MSS
Go on, tell us, in what way? :}

Go on, tell us, in what way? :}
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 13:06
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
Not at all. My OP was intended as a...

Not at all.

My OP was intended as a lighthearted post in the form of a guessing game, not to provide an opportunity for anyone questioning others' motives for using this mode of reading.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 10:13
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
Oh no, you've gone and ruined it Simon. I was...

Oh no, you've gone and ruined it Simon. I was looking forward to seeing the names people come up with. Of course it is poosible that you've been stalked even in stealth mode with countless people...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 22:31
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
When someone is in stealth mode, the current...

When someone is in stealth mode, the current active users count is greater than the total of the members plus guests viewing the thread.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 22:05
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
Non-members are shown in the guests count. I...

Non-members are shown in the guests count. I believe it would be a member who does not want others to know that he/she is reading the thread or threads.

This is real cloak and dagger stuff that...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 12:37
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By MSS
The stealth mode reader.........

Don't be shy to reveal yourself!

There's often someone (not necessarily always the same person) reading posts in this section in stealth mode.

Shall we play a little game and try to guess who...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2022, 12:29
Replies: 73
Views: 2,146
Posted By MSS
I thought exactly the same. I just hoped that he...

I thought exactly the same. I just hoped that he wasn't deliberately infected with Covid to make it all real! :}
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 16:29
Replies: 73
Views: 2,146
Posted By MSS
As well as watching a bit of the pomp and...

As well as watching a bit of the pomp and ceremony, we shall be raising a glass to two non-working Royals - Harry and Megan. Just realised the odd description - it's a cruel world. :}
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2022, 16:09
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By MSS
And yet here you are doing exactly that which you...

And yet here you are doing exactly that which you say others do that you consider tragic! Your endless complaints about the media and their reporting of news being a perfect example.

As do a few...
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2022, 21:39
Replies: 80
Views: 2,120
Posted By MSS
Taught Metric but wants IU - it would be a...

Taught Metric but wants IU - it would be a reasonable assumption that you were not very good at learning! :D
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 18:56
Replies: 217
Views: 6,881
Posted By MSS
Ronnie - I'm surprised to see you visiting this...

Ronnie - I'm surprised to see you visiting this section for revolting armchair revolutionaries! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2022, 09:59
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By MSS
Come on, let's not exaggerate, the car still has...

Come on, let's not exaggerate, the car still has wheels! :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2022, 09:54
Replies: 27
Views: 1,506
Posted By MSS
I think sir may be confusing being educated with...

I think sir may be confusing being educated with attending a posh school for the rich. One broadly indicates the state of a person's knowledge underpinned by intellectual capability whilst the other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2022, 13:26
Replies: 27
Views: 1,506
Posted By MSS
Of course the real and important - perhaps even...

Of course the real and important - perhaps even life-changing - question to ask is whether the passport size and colour is to be stated in IU or Metric. :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2022, 13:09
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By MSS
I would not say that the diesel kills clutches,...

I would not say that the diesel kills clutches, it's more the case that these days there are some poor components being sold which do not last. Nevertheless, 179k is a great mileage for the original...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2022, 10:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,506
Posted By MSS
There is to be a review, I suspect led by a...

There is to be a review, I suspect led by a senior judge or a panel of senior civil servants in the interest of efficiency and optimum use of scarce resources.

With our recently won freedoms, we...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2022, 09:53
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By MSS
Start-Stop batteries are usually AGM so your...

Start-Stop batteries are usually AGM so your charger is unlikely to be suitable.

I would get a charger with a programme optimised for AGM.

AGM battreis require a higher than standard charging...
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 18:38
Replies: 80
Views: 2,120
Posted By MSS
The US is actually a dual system country - IS and...

The US is actually a dual system country - IS and Metric. And for IS, they have their own mods e.g. US Gallons.

Internationally the US trade in metric.
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 16:28
Replies: 80
Views: 2,120
Posted By MSS
Damn, it's been discovered. I was trying a Liz...

Damn, it's been discovered. I was trying a Liz Truss/ BoJo special - a bit of double counting.
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 12:21
Replies: 80
Views: 2,120
Posted By MSS
Do not discount the positives - with Imperial we...

Do not discount the positives - with Imperial we will be able to trade seamlessly, with an oven-ready system of measurement, with Burma and Myanmar! ;)




In my book, that translates to a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2022, 10:50
Replies: 21
Views: 793
Posted By MSS
You should be careful, I imagine some of the...

You should be careful, I imagine some of the 'senior citizen' parties could get a bit wild and saucy! ;):D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2022, 14:42
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By MSS
Did any of our Yorkshire members take part?

If so, there's no need to be shy, let's see the photographs. :D
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2022, 14:34
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By MSS
I think that may be because most of their own...

I think that may be because most of their own alternatives are even worse!

If you want to see what I am talking about, watch this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRBfM709Yqc
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2022, 11:33
Replies: 23
Views: 651
Posted By MSS
I agree re the percentage return. Windfall...

I agree re the percentage return.

Windfall taxes are a vote-winning/bad-news deflection tool.

The real answer lies in nationalisation of utilities and energy production as well as making the...
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2022, 09:23
Replies: 21
Views: 793
Posted By MSS
I took early retirement 3.5 years ago and still...

I took early retirement 3.5 years ago and still do not have enough time to accomplish all the things that I want to do. The list never gets shorter.

The only difference being that I occasionally...
Forum: Social Forum 25th May 2022, 13:08
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By MSS
No risk is daft if is taken with a full...

No risk is daft if is taken with a full understanding of the level of risk and the cost associated with it turning into reality.

My 22 year old Omega V6 will not get another belt replacement. If...
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2022, 17:32
Replies: 217
Views: 6,881
Posted By MSS
I think Truss Liz. She's a bit of a comedian,...

I think Truss Liz. She's a bit of a comedian, although probably doesn't realise it. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2022, 17:19
Replies: 28
Views: 1,568
Posted By MSS
I agree. Here's a nice runaround for the inclines...

I agree. Here's a nice runaround for the inclines in Cornwall....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2022, 17:05
Replies: 24
Views: 1,763
Posted By MSS
Why the negativity, Simon? It's approved and...

Why the negativity, Simon?

It's approved and the buyer will get an extra long exhaust pipe! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2022, 11:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By MSS
I'm really sorry to hear that Bob. Hopefully...

I'm really sorry to hear that Bob. Hopefully things will improve!




See, there's always silver lining to every cloud. Let's hope the recovery continues. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2022, 11:35
Replies: 24
Views: 1,266
Posted By MSS
I also would not recommend testing a compressor...

I also would not recommend testing a compressor in this way, having suffered a seized compressor whilst doing so on our Twintop a few years ago. It would of course depend on how long the system has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2022, 08:51
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By MSS
If the resistor is faulty, it's important to get...

If the resistor is faulty, it's important to get one of good quality.

See https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=315545
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2022, 12:44
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By MSS
Unfortunately many councils take that to mean...

Unfortunately many councils take that to mean July/August 2050! ;)
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2022, 15:17
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By MSS
Steve and Mick - I think you will find that the...

Steve and Mick - I think you will find that the Council tax rise is to cover exceptional bonus payments to a few senior level council officers as just reward for their excellent performance in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 15:15
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By MSS
Power steering pump and alternator are driven by...

Power steering pump and alternator are driven by the aux belt off the carnkshaft pulley. If the belt is slipping due to a faulty crank pulley, the pump and alternator may only be driven...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2022, 14:05
Replies: 217
Views: 6,881
Posted By MSS
Yes Steve, I think that's when BoJo slips into...

Yes Steve, I think that's when BoJo slips into speking the truth. :cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 13:17
Replies: 24
Views: 1,266
Posted By MSS
Quite right, Ronnie. Driving around with the...

Quite right, Ronnie.

Driving around with the windows down really helps you experience the countryside, specially during slurry/manure spreading season.

Conditioned/filtered air just doesn't...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2022, 00:03
Replies: 161
Views: 6,998
Posted By MSS
I would want a Wartburg 311 - it was pure...

I would want a Wartburg 311 - it was pure elegance. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 09:44
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By MSS
Is that not the 'Cars for Sale' section of the...

Is that not the 'Cars for Sale' section of the forum?

We need to take a realistic view of things - cars go to scrap because scrap value is the most the owner can achieve. Many are in a terrible...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 12:14
Replies: 24
Views: 1,294
Posted By MSS
I would have offered to look at it for you also. ...

I would have offered to look at it for you also.

As it happens Kerridges is in Needham Market, just 5 mins form me. A very good local garage always with a nice collection of cars for sale.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By MSS
I would not rule out a 1.8k. It's a beautifully...

I would not rule out a 1.8k. It's a beautifully balanced car to drive.

Here's a relevant thread from a few years ago
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 14:45
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By MSS
Two rear springs and dampers will cost around...

Two rear springs and dampers will cost around £220 - £260. £350ish including fitting would be a reasonable price.
Forum: Social Forum 13th May 2022, 14:37
Replies: 39
Views: 1,864
Posted By MSS
Chris, I think you could be one of us Indians in...

Chris, I think you could be one of us Indians in disguise! :D

I've just bought a huge cauliflower from the local co-op for 99p. It's cauliflower bhaji and Naans from Asda for me and the Mrs for...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By MSS
I think that plan is already in action - it's...

I think that plan is already in action - it's called NHS efficiency drive! ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 11:49
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By MSS
Plastic arch liner perhaps? Although you...

Plastic arch liner perhaps?

Although you would hear that when it is contacting the tyre.
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 11:47
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By MSS
I have this image....:D:D:D

I have this image....:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 15:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By MSS
I agree. Every man should aim to leave the world...

I agree. Every man should aim to leave the world a slightly better place.

Hang on, this is sounding like agreement and perhaps even mutual appreciation! :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2022, 09:55
Replies: 39
Views: 1,864
Posted By MSS
Do you not think the 'deep sleep' was the masses...

Do you not think the 'deep sleep' was the masses thinking there would be equal living standards for all, universal wealth, rights etc.?

It could be argued that mankind is just going back to how it...
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