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Forum: Events and Meets 1st July 2022, 21:51
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We're bringing our Border Collie Misty along. She...

We're bringing our Border Collie Misty along. She is only 8months old so brace yourselves everyone!
Forum: Events and Meets 1st July 2022, 21:40
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
But were you wearing sunglasses Andy?:duh:

But were you wearing sunglasses Andy?:duh:
Forum: Humour Corner 29th June 2022, 21:23
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Little Johnny again

The teacher was shocked to hear Little Johnny swear. “I never want you to use language like that again. Where on earth did you pick it up?” “From my father.” said Johnny. “Well, he should be ashamed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2022, 15:00
Replies: 21
Views: 800
Posted By GJ53 DGO
£236 for the ZT V8 (Hastings) 1 years ncb £108...

£236 for the ZT V8 (Hastings) 1 years ncb
£108 for the Tomcat Turbo (Performance Direct) 2years ncb
£:shrug: for the 1.8Turbo ZT (due next month so will let you know!) 20+years ncb
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2022, 14:43
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Did you also know that MG used the Jaguar leaper...

Did you also know that MG used the Jaguar leaper before Jaguar?
Forum: Humour Corner 26th June 2022, 10:37
Replies: 0
Views: 112
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Little Johnny

During English class the teacher asks Little Johnny "have you ever heard of the word contagious before?"

"of course miss" Johnny replies "my father actually said it when we were talking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2022, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A fantastic car, a 25 saved mine and my wifes...

A fantastic car, a 25 saved mine and my wifes life when we were in a very bad smash (my fault!) on our 2nd date.
Forum: Photography Corner 21st June 2022, 21:21
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Wow.....just Wow!

Wow.....just Wow!
Forum: Events and Meets 25th May 2022, 21:14
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I dunno if you'll want to save a space for us on...

I dunno if you'll want to save a space for us on the end of a row Dave, out of the way a little as we will be in the Tomcat. Meg isn't up to doing distance work currently and is very much not show...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2022, 20:44
Replies: 37
Views: 2,322
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Hi Rick, could you put me down for 1 screen...

Hi Rick, could you put me down for 1 screen please, supply only.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2022, 20:31
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By GJ53 DGO
One thing I haven't seen in years is a coat...

One thing I haven't seen in years is a coat hanger in place of an aerial, it used to be common place.
Forum: Events and Meets 14th April 2022, 21:37
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Please count us in Dave, we appear to have been...

Please count us in Dave, we appear to have been missed off the list. Will only be the one car now though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 21:35
Replies: 139
Views: 8,925
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Glad you are back safe and sound mate. We're all...

Glad you are back safe and sound mate. We're all really proud of you and you should be proud of what you've accomplished. Meg will be over the moon to see you again, bet you've missed her!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2022, 21:13
Replies: 139
Views: 8,925
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well done Andy (and all the crews on the other...

Well done Andy (and all the crews on the other vans) you are a true inspiration to how we all should be. Congratulations on a mission complete and have a safe trip back. We're all still routing for...
Forum: Humour Corner 3rd April 2022, 19:20
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By GJ53 DGO
https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/45892348.j...

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/45892348.jpg
Forum: Humour Corner 17th March 2022, 00:19
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Remember....Those that have the last...

Remember....Those that have the last laugh.....think slowest! :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2022, 10:26
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I want one :D

I want one :D
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2022, 10:25
Replies: 32
Views: 1,299
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A couple of very good questions, we need to do...

A couple of very good questions, we need to do our fair share and I have no issues with people who want to come here and do a fair days work for a fair days pay, however these people are in need of...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2022, 10:06
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well if she keeps upgrading engines like that it...

Well if she keeps upgrading engines like that it won't be long before she is driving this :D
https://cdn.motor1.com/images/mgl/r0VXx/s4/ls-swapped-mini-cooper-burnout-machine.webp
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2022, 20:27
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By GJ53 DGO
This one if memory serves is now living out its...

This one if memory serves is now living out its retirement as part of a display team at Elvington airfield.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2022, 19:52
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Mint sauce! New potatoes! mmmm I love spring :D

Mint sauce! New potatoes! mmmm I love spring :D
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2022, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 982
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A friend of mine had a bright yellow mini cooper...

A friend of mine had a bright yellow mini cooper (think it was the R53) and he loved it, I rode in it a couple of times and certainly wouldn't swap anything from my fleet for it but it's horses for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2022, 19:33
Replies: 11
Views: 655
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If we dognap Meg will you bring your T4 with you...

If we dognap Meg will you bring your T4 with you when you come to pick her up? :devil:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2022, 19:29
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You beat me to it. When I had a new engine fitted...

You beat me to it. When I had a new engine fitted I was told not to take her over 3000rpm for the 1st 1000 miles, fortunately for me I had a trip down to London soon after so got most of my 1000...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 19:05
Replies: 52
Views: 3,803
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Has it pushed the song 'Popcorn' by Hot Butter...

Has it pushed the song 'Popcorn' by Hot Butter out? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 18:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By GJ53 DGO
There were certainly a few in trophy blue, some...

There were certainly a few in trophy blue, some in royal blue, mirage blue, celestial blue......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2022, 18:28
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Wouldn't have been this one would it? ...

Wouldn't have been this one would it?
https://i.ibb.co/YLT6jV4/Millie-and-Meg.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2022, 21:17
Replies: 20
Views: 1,843
Posted By GJ53 DGO
So go on then, what happened to the original...

So go on then, what happened to the original 5,000,000th car after the fall of Longbridge? Excellent find and save by the way, I look forward to seeing this in the metal.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 16:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well done, another asset to the club....must be...

Well done, another asset to the club....must be something about being called Andy!
Forum: Events and Meets 28th February 2022, 06:51
Replies: 182
Views: 13,302
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I'm sure they do a lot behind the scenes that we...

I'm sure they do a lot behind the scenes that we don't see but just getting very disillusioned at the fact we don't seem to see any green team effort going in to what the members want.
Forum: Events and Meets 27th February 2022, 19:14
Replies: 182
Views: 13,302
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Can you please remove me from the list as due to...

Can you please remove me from the list as due to the bad feeling regarding the green team organising meets I'll be taking the V8 with the tomcat club rather than vice versa.
Forum: Events and Meets 27th February 2022, 19:10
Replies: 147
Views: 37,706
Posted By GJ53 DGO
It will be a great shame and a loss to the club...

It will be a great shame and a loss to the club if the 'green team' don't take stock of the bad feeling and take up some of the suggestions being put forward on this thread. It is starting to feel...
Forum: Events and Meets 19th January 2022, 09:35
Replies: 182
Views: 13,302
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Fantastic, I've had the Tomcat since 2018 and...

Fantastic, I've had the Tomcat since 2018 and only done one show so far.
Forum: Events and Meets 18th January 2022, 22:36
Replies: 182
Views: 13,302
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Would there be an issue having a non 75/ZT on the...

Would there be an issue having a non 75/ZT on the club stand?
Forum: Photography Corner 18th January 2022, 21:09
Replies: 1,026
Views: 146,366
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Didn't know if I should post these here with the...

Didn't know if I should post these here with the thread being mostly feline but i think she classes as a little ball of fluff.....and claws.....and teeth!...
Forum: Events and Meets 18th January 2022, 00:52
Replies: 182
Views: 13,302
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Please put me down with 2 cars.

Please put me down with 2 cars.
Forum: Events and Meets 16th January 2022, 22:08
Replies: 147
Views: 37,706
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We can introduce Meg to Misty....if we can keep...

We can introduce Meg to Misty....if we can keep her awake!
https://i.ibb.co/7kkQFNF/20211221-172127.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/0BXS0s1/20220107-164530.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/y06JjMG/20220110-214300.jpg
Forum: Items Wanted 16th January 2022, 19:53
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Rear Interior Light and Rear offside light cluster

As above, need these for a 2003 ZT, my interior light works but the clips snapped about a week ago so it is hanging from its wire, never even touched it!
The rear light has also snapped it's clips...
Forum: Events and Meets 16th January 2022, 19:28
Replies: 147
Views: 37,706
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If it helps I'd like to attend this with two cars...

If it helps I'd like to attend this with two cars (one will be a tomcat as she will be at Longbridge with the V8 the day before)
Forum: Events and Meets 16th January 2022, 19:10
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Elvington Airfield has a 10,000+ft runway.....I...

Elvington Airfield has a 10,000+ft runway.....I guess they'd let us use the grass as well when we fill that up :D
Forum: Events and Meets 16th January 2022, 19:07
Replies: 185
Views: 13,721
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Please add us to the list with 2 cars. Really...

Please add us to the list with 2 cars. Really looking forward to this if it goes ahead!
Dave, Laura, Sophie and Baby George
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 01:04
Replies: 30
Views: 2,414
Posted By GJ53 DGO
As you can see mine has pride of place, bought...

As you can see mine has pride of place, bought another at the NEC show for the V8 but haven't got round to fitting that yet as she won't be on the road until all the salt has disappeared!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 20:51
Replies: 182
Views: 17,827
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We of course will be there to pay our respects to...

We of course will be there to pay our respects to a wonderful lady who will be sadly missed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 19:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can only mirror what has been said above, my...

I can only mirror what has been said above, my 1.8T has an identical idle to the video you posted up and it has always been the same, I was told that it was just a feature of the turbos that they all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2021, 19:18
Replies: 182
Views: 17,827
Posted By GJ53 DGO
There just aren't the words to convey our sadness...

There just aren't the words to convey our sadness at the passing of debz, our thoughts are with you Andy and here anytime you need us.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2021, 17:28
Replies: 48
Views: 4,115
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Until BMW start supplying indicators as standard...

Until BMW start supplying indicators as standard on their cars and not making them an optional extra (must be stupidly expensive as nobody ever specs them) it's not happening :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2021, 20:46
Replies: 48
Views: 4,115
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or buy shares in Mcvities!!

Or buy shares in Mcvities!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2021, 11:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I remember you coming back from that drive Andy...

I remember you coming back from that drive Andy and every other word that came out of your mouth began with F!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 18:49
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Next time I'm at the garage I'll have a look and...

Next time I'm at the garage I'll have a look and see if I have a bumper available, I'm fairly sure I have, the wings are in good physical condition but are scratched, shouldn't be an issue with them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 18:26
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can help out with both wings, a projector...

I can help out with both wings, a projector headlight (needs polishing up) and possibly a front bumper if that is needed as well. Wings and bumper are in dark green (don't know the colour code off...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 27th October 2021, 21:32
Replies: 17
Views: 9,536
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We could always consider doing a road trip, there...

We could always consider doing a road trip, there is always safety in numbers and if something goes wrong another member in another car might be just what's called for.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 20:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think Millie needs to revisit her prototype...

I think Millie needs to revisit her prototype days and try this out....I'm sure it'll just about squeeze in! Maybe stick it in the back of Lincys Metro!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 12:19
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If I was the owner I'd have bought a lottery...

If I was the owner I'd have bought a lottery ticket!! I just hope the powers that be are lenient as the car is now on the road untaxed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 19:00
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Saw this earlier, I was less than half a mile...

Saw this earlier, I was less than half a mile away, car is immaculate thankfully. That is one lucky car!!!
Forum: Was it you? 19th August 2021, 18:41
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Another Black V8

A Black ZT-T V8, or at least it had the V8 quad tail pipes. It was near Halsham, East Yorkshire on the 17th at 12:25. We were in a white Jag so would have looked rather strange waving wildly at a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 19th August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 54
Views: 4,803
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Put me down for next year matey, whatever the...

Put me down for next year matey, whatever the date is I'll be sure to bring at least one of the fleet, maybe even a little blue metro....:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 18:41
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or take a leaf out of my book and stop using...

Or take a leaf out of my book and stop using them, they only slow you down. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Sadly not me, I have enough projects on the go...

Sadly not me, I have enough projects on the go and I'm still trying to get hold of a special little metro!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 9th August 2021, 10:43
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That looks an amazing backdrop for a meet, would...

That looks an amazing backdrop for a meet, would love that one to go ahead!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 19:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well the little bruiser is home at last, just a...

Well the little bruiser is home at last, just a few pics of picking him up.
https://i.ibb.co/5xNTMfW/Josie-Rear.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/ZWkyrxs/Josie-Side.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/TWPWqKj/Josie-Front.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 22:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just a couple of pics from visiting time today....

Just a couple of pics from visiting time today. Bare in mind I'm 6'5 and he is a day old, he's a big bu**er!!
https://i.ibb.co/B2xG3p4/20210807-175730.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 22:21
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
still waiting on him getting back to me on that...

still waiting on him getting back to me on that one. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 09:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think a trailer with seats is the way forward....

I think a trailer with seats is the way forward. Or can probably pick up a coach quite cheaply atm! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 09:01
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can see George and Sophie arguing as I've...

I can see George and Sophie arguing as I've actually willed the Tomcat to Sophie when I am no longer around so I guess he gets the V8.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 08:59
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Still waiting on Dave getting back to me...

Still waiting on Dave getting back to me regarding the metro....oh wait they're not very big are they :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2021, 21:53
Replies: 33
Views: 2,469
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Check your inbox matey!

Check your inbox matey!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2021, 21:42
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Welcome to the newest enthusiast.

I would just like to put a post up welcoming our newest member of the family in to the world, George Henry, born at 08:25 on the 6th august weighing a healthy 10Ib 10oz. He will of course be raised...
Forum: Social Forum 5th August 2021, 13:56
Replies: 33
Views: 2,469
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Or another tomcat. :D I can't imagine a summer...

Or another tomcat. :D I can't imagine a summer without the tomcat now. We even just bought a new house on the strength of the garage being climate controlled so she can live in there with V8 002...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 1st August 2021, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,941
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh go on then, put me down as a possible,...

Oh go on then, put me down as a possible, offspring dependant. :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 1st August 2021, 19:21
Replies: 54
Views: 4,803
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You can put us down for this, dependant upon...

You can put us down for this, dependant upon dates as we are having a week away in September but that should be the week before if the 25th September stands.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2021, 19:01
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By GJ53 DGO
He's definitely a diamond, this place wouldn't be...

He's definitely a diamond, this place wouldn't be the same if he ever swapped marques and went all eurobox on us.
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:59
Replies: 33
Views: 2,469
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nothing quite as special as some of the previous...

Nothing quite as special as some of the previous posts but we have this on the driveway in addition to the two ZTs.
https://i.ibb.co/DL1103B/20200627-212619.jpg
I have this as well....
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:47
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By GJ53 DGO
God help those that help themselves round your...

God help those that help themselves round your place!
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2021, 13:42
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Another belated birthday wish from us all in the...

Another belated birthday wish from us all in the GJ53 camp, looking forward to finally meeting you as soon as you are able. :}
Forum: Events and Meets 31st July 2021, 12:49
Replies: 27
Views: 6,917
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Cheers Debz, We'll look forward to the next one...

Cheers Debz, We'll look forward to the next one if you will put us down on the next list when it starts.:D
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 20:07
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Speeding

An old lady is speeding down the highway when she spots a police officer wih a speed gun. The officer signals for her to pull over and then walks over with a smile and asks "what's the rush?"
The...
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 19:22
Replies: 0
Views: 229
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Bad Luck

Beer Bottle: “You break me, you get one year of bad luck!”
Mirror: “Are you kidding me? You break me, then you'll get seven years of bad luck!”
The condom walks off laughing.
Forum: Humour Corner 30th July 2021, 19:14
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Wreck

When I wrecked my last car, I solved the mystery of whether or not a Mercedes bends.
Forum: Events and Meets 30th July 2021, 19:09
Replies: 27
Views: 6,917
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Are you looking to reschedule this for next year...

Are you looking to reschedule this for next year Andy? Was very sorry not to be able to do this as we were both really looking forward to it. Although another year to get the V8 reliable is very...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 30th July 2021, 19:00
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Only need to find a nice pub/cafe with a large...

Only need to find a nice pub/cafe with a large car park and winner winner. just needs a little local knowledge. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 08:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I can't think of a time that I have got out of...

I can't think of a time that I have got out of either of my ZTs and not looked back and smiled, The wife has a 3.0V6 twin turbo Jaguar XF, stunning looks awesome performance and I never look around...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 29th July 2021, 14:18
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
So I crashed the gate doing 98, I said let them...

So I crashed the gate doing 98, I said let them truckers roll 10-4
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 20:37
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Congratulations, she is definitely a keeper just...

Congratulations, she is definitely a keeper just for Eleanor!:drool4: hope you got some pics of the car.
All the best, Glad you both had a great day. :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 26th July 2021, 19:47
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I stand corrected and how strange, I've known it...

I stand corrected and how strange, I've known it closed for snow but been going across there for the best part of 35years and never been unlucky enough to be stopped by it myself.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 15:17
Replies: 30
Views: 2,568
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Never knowingly met Heather but our thoughts are...

Never knowingly met Heather but our thoughts are with her and her family at this difficult time. RIP
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By GJ53 DGO
If I had the cash I would jump at this, 002 has...

If I had the cash I would jump at this, 002 has its issues but the smile she puts on my face every time I look out of the window and see her sat on the driveway is priceless let alone when I press...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 24th July 2021, 12:00
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Something tells me interest will be high next...

Something tells me interest will be high next year mate!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 21:20
Replies: 127
Views: 11,830
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Sympathetic as always Andy! :duh: Good to hear...

Sympathetic as always Andy! :duh:
Good to hear he is on the mend however slowly, moving forwards is the important thing. Best wishes from us all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 16:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You're not wrong there! I push poor Megs clutch...

You're not wrong there! I push poor Megs clutch through the floor after I've had Millie out for a spin.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 22nd July 2021, 22:11
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
She would sound glorious in the good weather,...

She would sound glorious in the good weather, roof off, climbing up to stainmoor on the A66!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 21:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By GJ53 DGO
A lovely story with a happy ending, would love it...

A lovely story with a happy ending, would love it if you could post up a picture or two of the car in all its glory on the day. Don't let the car upstage the bride though!:}
Forum: Was it you? 22nd July 2021, 21:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nice to 'meet' you, was a great looking car as...

Nice to 'meet' you, was a great looking car as you came past.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 18th July 2021, 20:35
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That was pretty much my take on it but thought...

That was pretty much my take on it but thought the more that register interest the more chance of someone taking the lead and saying yes I'll make it happen. It's just unfortunate that I have so...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 18th July 2021, 19:59
Replies: 39
Views: 7,521
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I'd be interested in attending as long as it...

I'd be interested in attending as long as it happened before the end of July as the V8 is back off the road as of the end of this month and I still don't trust the Turbo after its cooling issues and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2021, 19:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,686
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Understeer = Hitting the wall with the front of...

Understeer = Hitting the wall with the front of the vehicle
Oversteer = Hitting the wall with the rear of the vehicle
BHP = How fast you hit the wall
Torque = How far you take the wall with you!
Forum: Humour Corner 18th July 2021, 18:19
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Mercedes vs Jaguar

I think Jaguar can chalk up a win on this one.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUN1gRC-wr8
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 20:38
Replies: 12
Views: 448
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Happy birthday matey, did your cake have enough...

Happy birthday matey, did your cake have enough space for candles or did you just set fire to the lawn instead?
Forum: Events and Meets 11th July 2021, 20:23
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well what a great day, started off with breakfast...

Well what a great day, started off with breakfast in the hotel next to David Coulthard then after braving the queue to get in to Gaydon saw lots of friendly faces and amazing cars. Nice to see you...
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 16:44
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You bringing my blue Metro Dave? :D

You bringing my blue Metro Dave? :D
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 11:13
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I was thinking of around 8:30ish, I'll be in the...

I was thinking of around 8:30ish, I'll be in the red tomcat if you want to pop in, we're setting off now but will be checking this post tonight.
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2021, 10:22
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
We're setting off soon to go down to a hotel at...

We're setting off soon to go down to a hotel at J18 of the M1, if anyone fancies calling in tomorrow morning for a run down into the show it is the Holiday Inn post code NN6 7XR
Forum: Humour Corner 10th July 2021, 09:48
Replies: 0
Views: 333
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Covid

God and Jesus were sitting down to a meal when Jesus looked across the table and asked "So where have you been the last few months"?

God replied "I`ve been all round Yorkshire"

Jesus was...
Forum: Events and Meets 5th July 2021, 21:15
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You know I'd love to take it off your hands but...

You know I'd love to take it off your hands but unless the lottery comes in I'm well and truly skint with getting the V8 serviceable.
On another note I'm definitely going to this show but will be in...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 21:00
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Any excuse to talk at....I mean to people eh Dave

Any excuse to talk at....I mean to people eh Dave
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2021, 19:08
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Would have been perfectly accurate on a BMW!!

Would have been perfectly accurate on a BMW!!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 14:45
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
She says she can stretch to £20

She says she can stretch to £20
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 14:00
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh all right :shrug: I'll give you £15 for it.

Oh all right :shrug: I'll give you £15 for it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th July 2021, 13:30
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I only got a few pictures on the day when we got...

I only got a few pictures on the day when we got the photo opportunity with the Lancaster but here are a few of them.
https://i.ibb.co/wL6zR6J/20210703-163617-0.jpg...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 20:57
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
From Sophie

Thank you for the amazing day, it was a fun day. Well done Dawn for winning the trophy. It was good to see the all the cars today after lockdown. I missed not being able to have car shows. Thank you...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 19:17
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well what a fantastic day, first of all a HUUUUGE...

Well what a fantastic day, first of all a HUUUUGE thankyou to Dave and Rich for organising the day, was awesome watching the Lancaster taxi around so effortlessly. Congratulations Dawn, well done!...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd July 2021, 06:21
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Not when I've already got one to drive home haha

Not when I've already got one to drive home haha
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 06:04
Replies: 401
Views: 46,671
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just keep giving it little bumps periodically as...

Just keep giving it little bumps periodically as initially I hadn't seen it, I only spotted it when it popped back up recently.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 06:01
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Signed up, signed the missus up as well:D

Signed up, signed the missus up as well:D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 20:54
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
And we all know why divorces are so...

And we all know why divorces are so expensive......they're worth it.....uh ohh here she comes
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 19:49
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Dave this is a note from Laura, it will mean...

Dave this is a note from Laura, it will mean divorce if he brings a metro home!!!!!

:girl4:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 19:29
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You best throw in a free car trailer as well then...

You best throw in a free car trailer as well then Dave!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd July 2021, 17:39
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Well, Tina is definitely coming tomorrow, spent...

Well, Tina is definitely coming tomorrow, spent last night cleaning out her interior and at the 11th hour Millie will be joining us as well, she just came out of the workshop, not all her little...
Forum: Events and Meets 1st July 2021, 22:06
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Oh you tease, do I not have enough strains on my...

Oh you tease, do I not have enough strains on my finances?! It's not me you need to sell it to, I'm sold on it already, you might have a job selling it to Laura though!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 21:45
Replies: 401
Views: 46,671
Posted By GJ53 DGO
312414 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 1.8T Manual /...

312414 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 1.8T Manual / 160 +
000002 / GJ53 DGO / MG / Saloon / 4.6 V8 Manual / 260 SE
Forum: Events and Meets 29th June 2021, 17:15
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Don't suppose you know where there is one for...

Don't suppose you know where there is one for sale? ;)
Forum: Events and Meets 29th June 2021, 16:52
Replies: 33
Views: 3,783
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I'm with you Dave, if there are a few going I'd...

I'm with you Dave, if there are a few going I'd seriously consider it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 28th June 2021, 19:43
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
It would have if I hadn't used a Discovery to tow...

It would have if I hadn't used a Discovery to tow it, couldn't resist the photo opportunity though. Although I did back it onto the drive with the Zed....hope I don't get busted for it :duh:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 27th June 2021, 23:04
Replies: 215
Views: 16,474
Posted By GJ53 DGO
https://i.ibb.co/VWTb8kd/PICT0223.jpg Is it...

https://i.ibb.co/VWTb8kd/PICT0223.jpg
Is it still only £10 to get in? :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 20:12
Replies: 86
Views: 8,802
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Nice to see another one saved, it will only go up...

Nice to see another one saved, it will only go up in value especially with the TLC it deserves and always nice to have a rarity. Congratulations on the purchase. It might be worth me getting up to...
Forum: Was it you? 25th May 2021, 21:22
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By GJ53 DGO
The car did actually leave the factory in...

The car did actually leave the factory in starlight silver however a few years ago it was resprayed in zircon, there is a little damage to the paint revealing the starlight silver underneath and when...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd May 2021, 21:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That's nice to hear, it was a generalisation I...

That's nice to hear, it was a generalisation I admit but was just the feeling I've usually got when talking to someone with a V8, glad to hear that, even if my feeling is right that it isn't right...
Forum: Was it you? 20th May 2021, 19:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By GJ53 DGO
That's a view I sadly share, they all seem a...

That's a view I sadly share, they all seem a little cliquey, nothing like on here where everyone is helpful, I joined the 260s but I've stopped bothering to log in and I'll just keep both my zeds...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 18th May 2021, 20:21
Replies: 65
Views: 8,256
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Having sampled his BBQ he must have had a lot of...

Having sampled his BBQ he must have had a lot of practice cooking as it was top notch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 20:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By GJ53 DGO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACSeoii9n4g ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACSeoii9n4g
Your car arriving at Eden Camp at one minute exactly into the video and again at 4minutes 50. I remember seeing it there and wasn't at all jealous....no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 19:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Scantily clad ladies on the bonnet always help!! ...

Scantily clad ladies on the bonnet always help!!
Stumbled across your channel the other day and thoroughly enjoyed watching, keep up the good work, I'm looking forward to more in the future.
Forum: Was it you? 13th May 2021, 19:47
Replies: 13
Views: 1,905
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Black ZT V8

Overtook me near Blythe on the A1 southbound on the 12th May, Black V8. Reg No. BW04 PHX
Sorry no picture, was driving at the time.
Forum: Was it you? 27th April 2021, 21:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Just wondering how to replace the lid on this can...

Just wondering how to replace the lid on this can of worms I inadvertently opened!!:duh:
Forum: Was it you? 21st April 2021, 19:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,504
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Naughty Naughty

Saw this in Hull at about 17:45 on 21/04/2021. Might wanna try taxing it...
https://i.ibb.co/vcjnWWL/untaxed.jpg
https://i.ibb.co/5hFf7tM/untaxed.jpg
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 11th April 2021, 19:52
Replies: 65
Views: 8,256
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Put us down please Rich, we'll see how Laura and...

Put us down please Rich, we'll see how Laura and bump are getting on as she will be getting close by then but hopefully we'll bring the tomcat and V8 :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 15:03
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I was thinking more along the lines of...

I was thinking more along the lines of international day of fools lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 14:29
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Condolences to you but congratulations as well on...

Condolences to you but congratulations as well on the car, as has been previously said, it shows true character to pick up and carry on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2021, 13:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,499
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Anyone else notice the date of 1st registration?...

Anyone else notice the date of 1st registration? 01-04-2006!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2021, 11:25
Replies: 38
Views: 2,311
Posted By GJ53 DGO
The wife will be along before long to give me a...

The wife will be along before long to give me a clip around the lug for calling her pride and joy 'shibble' but to be fair it is a beautiful car in its own right and i love driving it but give me MG...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 18:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,311
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Be a few miles on its clock these days matey!!

Be a few miles on its clock these days matey!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 17:05
Replies: 38
Views: 2,311
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I think you missed your 1st one Andy... ...

I think you missed your 1st one Andy...

https://d2gg9evh47fn9z.cloudfront.net/800px_COLOURBOX26653104.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 17:00
Replies: 38
Views: 2,311
Posted By GJ53 DGO
I started my career with an 998cc A series metro...

I started my career with an 998cc A series metro clubman, quickly upgraded that to a 114 GSi (sorely missed!) then went on to a 25 1.6IL which was a fantastic car but didn't make a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 21:07
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Fantastic purchase, looks awesome, you should...

Fantastic purchase, looks awesome, you should check the glovebox of your unicorn to see if anyone has left some hens teeth in there!
Forum: Was it you? 28th February 2021, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By GJ53 DGO
You'd have definitely seen me but wouldn't have...

You'd have definitely seen me but wouldn't have recognised me
https://i.ibb.co/zPDK1wd/Big-Sophie.jpg
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 24th February 2021, 19:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Think that water may be a touch on the warm side...

Think that water may be a touch on the warm side for a new born, Laura would love it though, the amount of times I've been burned when I forget to check the temp on the shower!
Forum: Was it you? 24th February 2021, 18:12
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Starlight Silver ZT

CE53 DFK Northbound on the M11 near North Weald airfield.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 21st February 2021, 15:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Is there a maternity hospital nearby or does...

Is there a maternity hospital nearby or does someone have a trailer that we can fit a birthing pool in? Bump is due on the 9th!!
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Do you really think Laura would allow another car...

Do you really think Laura would allow another car on the driveway? I was shocked when she dragged me to go and look at the V8...let alone the tomcat which I promised I'd do up and sell on....she...
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 19:11
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By GJ53 DGO
What's wrong with a V8 powered pram?!

What's wrong with a V8 powered pram?!
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 14:28
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Good news in a chaotic world

Just a quick heads up to say we will be getting a new arrival later this year.https://i.ibb.co/zF2zkHv/New-Monkey.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2021, 17:26
Replies: 104
Views: 8,577
Posted By GJ53 DGO
Here are a few pics of our toys. Starting with...

Here are a few pics of our toys. Starting with Meg, the one that got me hooked on ZT's.
https://i.ibb.co/41fFFyZ/Meg.jpg
And here is one I told the wife was to buy do up and sell on....was never...
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