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Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2022, 12:59
Replies: 18
Views: 2,843
Posted By COLVERT
As post 15 above. Drive shaft seal. Shaft not...

As post 15 above. Drive shaft seal. Shaft not fully home or seal damaged during clutch change.
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2022, 08:03
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By COLVERT
[/QUOTE] You say that cos you and Roverbarmy...

[/QUOTE]

You say that cos you and Roverbarmy are Grockles.----------------:laughing2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2022, 07:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By COLVERT
Wouldn't you need the the surface area of the...

Wouldn't you need the the surface area of the friction plate and not just its diameter ??
Forum: Humour Corner 22nd June 2022, 22:17
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By COLVERT
?????????????????????????????????????????????...

????????????????????????????????????????????? :shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technology Forum 22nd June 2022, 22:12
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By COLVERT
Keep it Hush, Hush, about those agents. ...

Keep it Hush, Hush, about those agents.

Don't blow their cover or one of them might end up putting lead in your pencil.
The 2-2 type.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2022, 22:02
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By COLVERT
Correct Order ??? Yer tis, below.---;)

Correct Order ???

Yer tis, below.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2022, 21:51
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Old and Heat don't mix do they ?? Friday and...

Old and Heat don't mix do they ??

Friday and Saturday were both 40.5 Degrees with close to that overnight as well.---:eek:---105 F

To make matters worse I dropped an electric drill onto my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 17:38
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By COLVERT
I think it's the computer trying to get its act...

I think it's the computer trying to get its act together.--My wife's Citroen does exactly the same thing. When she drives she drives quite hard. I don't. I can come back after a half hours run with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 17:30
Replies: 9
Views: 288
Posted By COLVERT
It wasn't Borg and Becks fault.---Cheap...

It wasn't Borg and Becks fault.---Cheap copies.---Did you get your money back OK ??
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 10:54
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By COLVERT
Happy birthday. Don't see much from you...

Happy birthday. Don't see much from you nowadays.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 10:49
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By COLVERT
They closed the flaps too soon if I recall and...

They closed the flaps too soon if I recall and the lost lift.

I was living only a few miles down the road from that crash site.
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 10:45
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By COLVERT
Why oh why are your posts so humongous and...

Why oh why are your posts so humongous and difficult to look at and read ??


What on earth type of manure do you feed them on to make them grow so large ??----:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2022, 10:32
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By COLVERT
That was a very unusual thing to have...

That was a very unusual thing to have happened.--:shrug: That sort of thing might have been posted here on the forum before but I've never read it.
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2022, 10:23
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By COLVERT
My 20 stone 6 ft 2 son lives there.--They might...

My 20 stone 6 ft 2 son lives there.--They might find he would object somewhat.---:D:D:D

You're welcome to face him and tell him his use of the house is not just.---( If you dare. Lol. )
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By COLVERT
???????????????---An A do about nothing.---;););)

???????????????---An A do about nothing.---;););)
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 12:00
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By COLVERT
Simply phone up and speak to somebody. Took me...

Simply phone up and speak to somebody. Took me ten minutes wait ( I hate that canned music, ) but I got to speak to a human being and took just a minute or two to SORN my wifes car.


Two days ago.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2022, 11:46
Replies: 40
Views: 1,457
Posted By COLVERT
I have a house in Devon.--Might actually bump...

I have a house in Devon.--Might actually bump into you there at one of the cream tea places.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2022, 11:20
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By COLVERT
You say----Suddenly reved up.---Check the plenum...

You say----Suddenly reved up.---Check the plenum and ECU for water damage,--:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2022, 11:04
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By COLVERT
Have you damaged the thread in the chassis and...

Have you damaged the thread in the chassis and need the correct tap to clean it ??---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2022, 23:29
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By COLVERT
Do you not have a bolt to measure ??

Do you not have a bolt to measure ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2022, 11:35
Replies: 21
Views: 884
Posted By COLVERT
Ask Trikey or Arctic.---:D

Ask Trikey or Arctic.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2022, 11:31
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By COLVERT
Could be leaking oil.---:eek:

Could be leaking oil.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2022, 11:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,445
Posted By COLVERT
Going out once a week to charge the battery will...

Going out once a week to charge the battery will only discharge it.---:eek::eek::eek:


Go to the thread the---really-really useful-- section.----I've got several useful posts in there about...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 10th June 2022, 18:18
Replies: 8
Views: 16,354
Posted By COLVERT
Actually it's very easy tp up-load pictures...

Actually it's very easy tp up-load pictures direct from your computer.

Just scroll down to----"Manage Attachments" and follow the instructions.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 10th June 2022, 18:11
Replies: 107
Views: 23,367
Posted By COLVERT
Looks like she's gone.--( Manky linky.--:D:D:D )

Looks like she's gone.--( Manky linky.--:D:D:D )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2022, 16:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By COLVERT
Peter. There is a fair chance the existing...

Peter. There is a fair chance the existing brushes will look like those in the picture below.--The only way to find out is to remove the fan.--Lots of info on the forum how to do it.---( In...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2022, 23:10
Replies: 73
Views: 2,126
Posted By COLVERT
If you are British you should.----;) ( I...

If you are British you should.----;)


( I bet lots of folk don't even know what is wrong with it.--:shrug:--)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2022, 23:04
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By COLVERT
I guess you didn't read posts 4 and 5.----:duh:

I guess you didn't read posts 4 and 5.----:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2022, 13:35
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By COLVERT
As above post.---Drive shaft.---Try not to grind...

As above post.---Drive shaft.---Try not to grind too much off the splines before you re-fit it.---:eek::eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 21:05
Replies: 126
Views: 4,556
Posted By COLVERT
Only 62 years ago.----;)

Only 62 years ago.----;)
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 20:57
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By COLVERT
My dictionary says---soubriquet-----A nickname or...

My dictionary says---soubriquet-----A nickname or a tap under the chin.--:shrug::shrug::shrug:

Clear as mud to me.---:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 12:55
Replies: 18
Views: 608
Posted By COLVERT
You, and 50% of the worlds population--:shrug: ...

You, and 50% of the worlds population--:shrug:


Could be that you are advertising yourself as available to the opposite sex.---:D:D:D


( You might just get lucky.--:cool: ).
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 12:44
Replies: 26
Views: 766
Posted By COLVERT
Oh !!---Just nip over and look at the info on...

Oh !!---Just nip over and look at the info on Kaiser.

He's been on the forum for years but has only ever THANKED one person in all that time.---What an incredible and, perhaps, selfish...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 12:35
Replies: 126
Views: 4,556
Posted By COLVERT
First part time job---you say. How about my...

First part time job---you say.

How about my first time car.---Petrol at the time was SEVEN gallons for £1.00-----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 12:29
Replies: 73
Views: 2,126
Posted By COLVERT
Don't be amazed.---Just go to the top of the...

Don't be amazed.---Just go to the top of the forum page. The flag there is wrong and not one person has made any attempt to have it put right.

Very lax by forum staff and admin.--Bit of lack of...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2022, 12:12
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Start with one hand---1,2,3,4,5 Start with...

Start with one hand---1,2,3,4,5

Start with the other hand---10,9,8,7,6

6 plus five gives you those 11 fingers.----Easy.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2022, 12:05
Replies: 23
Views: 1,464
Posted By COLVERT
Never get less than 50 mpg around town.----You...

Never get less than 50 mpg around town.----You guys must be quite heavy footed.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 13:31
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By COLVERT
Whooooooooops, nearly missed you.---Enjoy your...

Whooooooooops, nearly missed you.---Enjoy your tea and afternoon cake. Sounds great.---Many happy returns.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2022, 13:25
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Very true and my feet have always been a foot...

Very true and my feet have always been a foot long and that will never change.---;);)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2022, 15:31
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By COLVERT
It could just be a loose bit of bodywork with a...

It could just be a loose bit of bodywork with a resonant frequency to match that of the clutch as you pull away
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2022, 15:24
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By COLVERT
Mine has done that quite a few times now.----I...

Mine has done that quite a few times now.----I subsequently found out why.---I was touching the button on the key body as I turned off the engine.----:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2022, 15:10
Replies: 88
Views: 5,949
Posted By COLVERT
Was there a result to this thread ??--Have I...

Was there a result to this thread ??--Have I missed it ??--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 22:42
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Use a Selfie-stick and camera.--Falling off...

Use a Selfie-stick and camera.--Falling off ladders is Zero fun as Richard found out.
I really hope his treatment will do some good.
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 22:36
Replies: 73
Views: 2,126
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks for your best wishes.---:bowdown: ...

Thanks for your best wishes.---:bowdown:


Celebration,--:shrug:----I'm as poor as a church mouse, why should I celebrate folk whose ancestors were robbers and villains.---( ps. they've still got...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2022, 22:29
Replies: 53
Views: 2,749
Posted By COLVERT
Well !! How is your luck ???---MOT or...

Well !! How is your luck ???---MOT or no.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 22:20
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Nip over to Wales and try to read the road signs...

Nip over to Wales and try to read the road signs over there.--:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 22:13
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Don't forget Nature already gave us a start with...

Don't forget Nature already gave us a start with metric fingers.---Oh, and toes too.

Just in case we need to count up to twenty.----;););)
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2022, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By COLVERT
I think it's possible to actually reduce the file...

I think it's possible to actually reduce the file size.---Maybe you could try that and give it another go.---:shrug:

Are you trying to post a picture on the forum here ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2022, 22:02
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By COLVERT
I guess it's not the switch making a noise and...

I guess it's not the switch making a noise and it's coming from the boot lid.

Sounds like the boot unit could do with a drop of lubrication as the solenoid appears to be working but something is...
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:51
Replies: 46
Views: 1,442
Posted By COLVERT
Double post, Mick.-----:shrug:

Double post, Mick.-----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:44
Replies: 21
Views: 769
Posted By COLVERT
Question.----How are you finding retirement ??? ...

Question.----How are you finding retirement ???

I found it fine at first but now, 25 years later, I seem to have lost it.--:shrug:




Never a dull moment.------;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:38
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By COLVERT
That's exactly what it is doing.--It's telling...

That's exactly what it is doing.--It's telling you it's too large.---:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:23
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
I had one of those things but the wheels fell...

I had one of those things but the wheels fell off.---:p:
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:21
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
So that's why a gallon of petrol is cheaper over...

So that's why a gallon of petrol is cheaper over there.---There's less of it.----:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:19
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Ahem !!!!---Slightly bigger than a...

Ahem !!!!---Slightly bigger than a county.---;););)
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:15
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
Water company. Not really as their...

Water company. Not really as their responsibility ends at your boundary.--:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2022, 23:09
Replies: 80
Views: 2,073
Posted By COLVERT
But-----I don't want to learn to drive a horse...

But-----I don't want to learn to drive a horse and cart.-----:eek:--;);)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2022, 23:04
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By COLVERT
John, where are you ?? Please talk to us.---:D

John, where are you ?? Please talk to us.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 22nd May 2022, 12:26
Replies: 52
Views: 1,752
Posted By COLVERT
Wassa Wordle ??------------:shrug: Lots...

Wassa Wordle ??------------:shrug:


Lots of empty squares ???
Forum: Technology Forum 22nd May 2022, 12:18
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By COLVERT
Good.--Now keep your fingers crossed, just in...

Good.--Now keep your fingers crossed, just in case.---;)
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 22nd May 2022, 12:07
Replies: 46
Views: 27,180
Posted By COLVERT
Well, the summer has arrived.---Is it likely to...

Well, the summer has arrived.---Is it likely to see daylight and sunshine soon ??---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2022, 11:54
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By COLVERT
To check if any fuel is reaching the injectors...

To check if any fuel is reaching the injectors you need to try some easy-start spray.--If it runs for just a second or then stops it indicates there's no fuel at the injectors.--You can find on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 18:34
Replies: 53
Views: 2,749
Posted By COLVERT
Good news. If the seals were blocking the outlet...

Good news. If the seals were blocking the outlet then fitting new will give you means of stopping now.---:party:


You will no longer be------:flog:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 18:28
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By COLVERT
However if it's jammed, as I mentioned, it's...

However if it's jammed, as I mentioned, it's never going to move from where it is now. With the ignition on the gauge on the dash will always read the same.---Taking it out is really the only way to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 18:24
Replies: 187
Views: 288,360
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you very much Steve.--If you look on...

Thank you very much Steve.--If you look on your--How-To-- you'll see I posted a THANKS on it 8 years ago--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 10:31
Replies: 13
Views: 712
Posted By COLVERT
Probably the slider in the tank has jammed due to...

Probably the slider in the tank has jammed due to wear of the segments.
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2022, 10:14
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Richard.--Please ask Fiona to keep out only the...

Richard.--Please ask Fiona to keep out only the pills you need and to put the others where you can't easily find them.

Wish you well.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 09:58
Replies: 187
Views: 288,360
Posted By COLVERT
Actually I feel a bit embarrassed to say this...

Actually I feel a bit embarrassed to say this but-------It does.-----:eek::eek::eek:



Almost.---But not quite.----
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2022, 23:18
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Have your window sills got an outward slope ??--;)

Have your window sills got an outward slope ??--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2022, 23:08
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By COLVERT
It's all connected and you definitely need a new...

It's all connected and you definitely need a new crank damper.----Have fun fitting it. Special spanner and big long steel bar.---:eek::eek::D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
I think that taking the glass off ( very...

I think that taking the glass off ( very carefully. ) will give you access to all the important bits.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By COLVERT
Cars' unused for quite some time have their own...

Cars' unused for quite some time have their own way of getting revenge for being neglected.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:08
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By COLVERT
The OP's first post says he doesn't have a sun...

The OP's first post says he doesn't have a sun roof.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2022, 13:57
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
It's worrying about those darn planters that's...

It's worrying about those darn planters that's making you sleep badly.--It's your subconscious busy at night while you are trying to get some sleep.---;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 13:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,966
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks Paul for your final post.----Did you scrap...

Thanks Paul for your final post.----Did you scrap the car ??

Roughly where in France are you going to ??----Are you going to buy a house ??

I've been here for 20 years full time now and part...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:58
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By COLVERT
Keep us posted.--;)

Keep us posted.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:51
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By COLVERT
I know. He forced me to tell him.---:eek:

I know. He forced me to tell him.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:50
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By COLVERT
YIKES !!!---Don't give up your day job.---;););)

YIKES !!!---Don't give up your day job.---;););)
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2022, 22:45
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Put in a central divider to halve the planter...

Put in a central divider to halve the planter sizes.--Once full of plants you'll never know it's there.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:36
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By COLVERT
Probably needs some internal lubrication.---Have...

Probably needs some internal lubrication.---Have a look inside before it's too late.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2022, 12:42
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Quote.--Gate Keeper. Now I am more uglier...

Quote.--Gate Keeper.

Now I am more uglier than ever .





Not to worry.--It's the inside that counts.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:47
Replies: 118
Views: 5,943
Posted By COLVERT
Have you tied a small mirror on a telescopic rod...

Have you tied a small mirror on a telescopic rod ???
I have one and it's proved useful quite often with problems like yours.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:40
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By COLVERT
99% as T-Cut says.--Thermostat. Bubbles as...

99% as T-Cut says.--Thermostat.

Bubbles as the water boils make a noise. --( Re. Your electric kettle.-:eek: )
At the sea side the noise you hear as the waves break on the shore come from the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:30
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By COLVERT
There is only that one connector so I guess they...

There is only that one connector so I guess they mean that.---If it's faulty it will leak onto the gear box.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:26
Replies: 53
Views: 2,749
Posted By COLVERT
SO MUCH easier to strip it down than all that...

SO MUCH easier to strip it down than all that fiddling about in the above post.--Go for the easy first---:D:D:D


You know it makes sense.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:21
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By COLVERT
Unfortunately you haven't told him where they go...

Unfortunately you haven't told him where they go back in.---:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:02
Replies: 53
Views: 2,749
Posted By COLVERT
Simon.--I think fitting of that brake pipe is...

Simon.--I think fitting of that brake pipe is irrelevant in this case.--If nothing is passing through the master cylinder then there will be no fluid passing through the system at all.

Possibly by...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By COLVERT
Time will tell.---Best of luck with it.---:D

Time will tell.---Best of luck with it.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 20:59
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By COLVERT
This forum is one of the most helpful forums in...

This forum is one of the most helpful forums in the world.---Seems like you have your wires crossed some how.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 20:47
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By COLVERT
Not to worry.----You'll be able to go another 19...

Not to worry.----You'll be able to go another 19 years after you fit it.-----:laughing2::laughing2::target:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By COLVERT
Seems like you have a set of---Chinese...

Seems like you have a set of---Chinese Ditchfinders.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 11th May 2022, 15:35
Replies: 5
Views: 988
Posted By COLVERT
You are replying to a thread that is EIGHT YEARS...

You are replying to a thread that is EIGHT YEARS old !!!!!!
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 11th May 2022, 15:10
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By COLVERT
Boating skills.

I had a boat at Teignmouth Devon harbour for over 17 years.

For an afternoons entertainment just take a drink and some sandwiches to the river boat slipway and watch the townies trying to launch...
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 14:58
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Let us know how you get on.--:}

Let us know how you get on.--:}
Forum: Technology Forum 11th May 2022, 14:56
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By COLVERT
I've not seen this sort of problem in the 13...

I've not seen this sort of problem in the 13 years I've been using the forum.---:shrug:

Might be your end has a problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:51
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By COLVERT
You might be better off posting your question in...

You might be better off posting your question in the TECHNOLOGY FORUM.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By COLVERT
Don't you worry that you might BRICK your car...

Don't you worry that you might BRICK your car ??----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:39
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like it might be dangerous.--You really...

Sounds like it might be dangerous.--You really need to get a tyre specialist to look at it ASAP.----( Before it goes BANG. ):eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,343
Posted By COLVERT
Well young man next time you look in have read of...

Well young man next time you look in have read of post 21 in the last post you commented on.-----;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:22
Replies: 187
Views: 288,360
Posted By COLVERT
Maybe I've been pushing my luck a bit---So...

Maybe I've been pushing my luck a bit---So checked again yesterday.---Still no leaves.--:D:D:D

Must change that pollen filter. Still running on the original.--:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:16
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By COLVERT
How are things going Stan ??---Got it fixed ??

How are things going Stan ??---Got it fixed ??
Forum: Items Wanted 11th May 2022, 14:14
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By COLVERT
Absolutely----:bowdown:

Absolutely----:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:12
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By COLVERT
I'm 85 and totally retired and seem not to have...

I'm 85 and totally retired and seem not to have any spare time at all these days.-----Too busy to die.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:07
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By COLVERT
Could be the pump relay is sticking.---Might need...

Could be the pump relay is sticking.---Might need replacing.

When you re-charge your battery give it over 24 hours.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2022, 23:24
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By COLVERT
Get one of those things pictured in your...

Get one of those things pictured in your Avatar.---;););)
Forum: Items Wanted 10th May 2022, 23:02
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By COLVERT
If you change just the button then the existing...

If you change just the button then the existing part will probably melt this button too.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2022, 22:52
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By COLVERT
Change the wheel or have the existing one...

Change the wheel or have the existing one re-balanced.--Like Mike said the marks you see could be from a weight removed during a tyre change.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2022, 22:39
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By COLVERT
If you need to change those bearings due to a...

If you need to change those bearings due to a lack of oil then the crankshaft will probably need a re-grind too.--:eek:

Closely followed by the pistons, rings and bores.--:duh:--With, maybe the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 23:31
Replies: 40
Views: 2,488
Posted By COLVERT
Post 6.---A sure way to gain access---:D

Post 6.---A sure way to gain access---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:51
Replies: 19
Views: 875
Posted By COLVERT
Probably they mean this one below.

Probably they mean this one below.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:39
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By COLVERT
RHD or LHD I can't see them being different for...

RHD or LHD I can't see them being different for door mechanisms.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By COLVERT
There is a special way to remove the rear seat...

There is a special way to remove the rear seat squab.--I believe the way to do it is in the ---How-To's---section.+

Or perhaps a reader of my post can help you.
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2022, 22:34
Replies: 165,763
Views: 7,379,535
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like you had no anti-freeze or...

Sounds like you had no anti-freeze or anti-corrosion in the system. Vital from the very first time it's into action.--It needs just what a car has in its cooling system.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2022, 22:27
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By COLVERT
He will serve 50% apparently.----:shrug: 15...

He will serve 50% apparently.----:shrug:

15 months.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 22:23
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By COLVERT
Hook type tools are the best.---;)---for fitting...

Hook type tools are the best.---;)---for fitting them.--Pliers !!!!!--Never.

Cut the old ones off with anything sharp.
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2022, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 542
Posted By COLVERT
Tennis.

Boris Becker jailed for 2 1/2 years---:eek::eek::eek:

For hiding assets to avoid paying debts.

:smilie_re::smilie_re::smilie_re: Go directly to jail.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2022, 22:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By COLVERT
By the way---when do we get to be elderly...

By the way---when do we get to be elderly ???---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2022, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By COLVERT
It's not copper. It's spring steel and it's the...

It's not copper. It's spring steel and it's the retainer that holds the wear sensor in place.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 23:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By COLVERT
WOW !!!--What a memory.---I can't even remember...

WOW !!!--What a memory.---I can't even remember incidents from last week.---:duh:--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 23:12
Replies: 76
Views: 3,792
Posted By COLVERT
I coast everywhere.--:D--Locally half my journeys...

I coast everywhere.--:D--Locally half my journeys are in neutral.---:eek:

67 years plus on the road with never an accident or even a near miss.

Could be that I enjoy driving and get pleasure at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2022, 23:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,465
Posted By COLVERT
Not sure how I helped as I didn't post in this...

Not sure how I helped as I didn't post in this thread.--:shrug:---Telepathy maybe.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 17:26
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--I'm wondering if someone with chemical...

Quote:--I'm wondering if someone with chemical knowledge can tell me if the bleach stays active. Maybe I'll get round to watering it down or flushing it out.

That small amount of bleach in that...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 16:59
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By COLVERT
I've seen a few and also rescued some folk too.

I've seen a few and also rescued some folk too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 16:47
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
A hand file would be best, however it depends on...

A hand file would be best, however it depends on your skill with a file.-----:shrug:


I found it easy but had to use a file on lots of occasions during my apprenticeship as a tool maker in a...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 13:24
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By COLVERT
However in your product they become...

However in your product they become invisible.---:eek::eek::eek:---near or far.--
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 13:17
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By COLVERT
Match RISK PROFILE ?? Great. My premium...

Match RISK PROFILE ??

Great. My premium might then be ZERO as I've never had an accident in 69 years using a motorised vehicle on the public roads.---:party:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 13:02
Replies: 98
Views: 3,987
Posted By COLVERT
On cars where the ball joint housing can be got...

On cars where the ball joint housing can be got at from both sides I've used two lump hammer. You have to time it right to hit both sides of the housing at the same time.

Been there, done it and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 12:52
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly that--Terrible castings. Some folk...

Exactly that--Terrible castings.

Some folk just won't listen. --In total denial I guess.--:shrug::shrug::shrug:

Now I know where the expression---"Making a rod for ones own back"----comes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 12:36
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By COLVERT
:iagree::wot::smilie_re: Do it now.--:D

:iagree::wot::smilie_re:

Do it now.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 10:15
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
They are supposed to be OEM parts but very rarely...

They are supposed to be OEM parts but very rarely are. The bush must never be a tight fit on the arm. This WILL destroy it.
The ONLY way is to carefully reduce the arm size.

As I said in a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 10:04
Replies: 98
Views: 3,987
Posted By COLVERT
My post 66.---Told you.--:D Nothing , nothing...

My post 66.---Told you.--:D Nothing , nothing beats experience.---:laughing2:

No more of this---:panic::cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 09:57
Replies: 98
Views: 3,987
Posted By COLVERT
Not having to use it again you simply disc cut it...

Not having to use it again you simply disc cut it off.--Thirty seconds and it's done.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 23:18
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
NEVER,NEVER,NEVER. By hand ONLY. --Your...

NEVER,NEVER,NEVER.

By hand ONLY. --Your method is a recipe for disaster--:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 23:07
Replies: 98
Views: 3,987
Posted By COLVERT
Leave the nut on the inner ball joint. Undo it a...

Leave the nut on the inner ball joint. Undo it a couple of turns. Fit the splitter and tension it. Hit the splitter at the point it's touching the nut with a 7 lb lump hammer.--This is important...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2022, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By COLVERT
In normal driving probably OK.---At motorway...

In normal driving probably OK.---At motorway speeds probably not too safe.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2022, 18:50
Replies: 88
Views: 5,949
Posted By COLVERT
I don't think you'd have much success there as...

I don't think you'd have much success there as from all accounts they seem to be very ignorant.

( not in an abusive way. They just lack the knowledge required to come up with a correct assessment....
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 23:01
Replies: 38
Views: 1,019
Posted By COLVERT
The Americans are experts at UGLY.-----:p:

The Americans are experts at UGLY.-----:p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By COLVERT
Unusual to be the alternator ball race. However...

Unusual to be the alternator ball race. However easy to fit a new one.---Unfortunately all the bulk of the work will be removing the alternator itself.--Of course this is necessary whether for...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 22:30
Replies: 161
Views: 6,957
Posted By COLVERT
That made oi laff.---:D---Nearly spilt my coffee....

That made oi laff.---:D---Nearly spilt my coffee.


I tend to watch the news on CNN.---Some of those pics of graves of women and children are truly horrifying.--And today that poor six year old...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2022, 22:21
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly. Rotation load is what the bush is...

Exactly. Rotation load is what the bush is designed for only.--Some folk have reported early failure in only a matter of months.
This is because a badly fitted bush can end up with an axial...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 23:30
Replies: 161
Views: 6,957
Posted By COLVERT
It's just because we are so modest.---:D:D:D

It's just because we are so modest.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
Depending on the quality of the arm casting you...

Depending on the quality of the arm casting you might have to gently and carefully file the arm down a fraction.

Depending on who manufactured the arm the sizes can vary slightly.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 14:08
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 793
Posted By COLVERT
I liked his input too. I was going to ask...

I liked his input too.

I was going to ask him where in France he is as I'm over here too.--He vanished before I had the chance to say anything.---:shrug:


Can you PM me where he is if it's not...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By COLVERT
WOW.--Your picture is three times larger than my...

WOW.--Your picture is three times larger than my computer screen.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:49
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
Just remembered one last thing. Disconnect the...

Just remembered one last thing. Disconnect the ball joint on the end of the tie rod to give yourself some room to manoeuvre with the tie rod to one side.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:17
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
HI Simon. My post is very comprehensive and makes...

HI Simon. My post is very comprehensive and makes the whole job quite easy.

Why let other folk struggle when you have an easy solution to their problem ??

That's what this forum is all about.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:04
Replies: 45
Views: 2,217
Posted By COLVERT
Make sure the bushes can slide on the arms...

Make sure the bushes can slide on the arms without too much trouble.

When fitting leave the ball joint at the bottom of the suspension disconnected.--The center large ball joint fit to the frame...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 12:51
Replies: 161
Views: 6,957
Posted By COLVERT
SIGNIT ??? Signet Jewelers - Signet Jewelers |...

SIGNIT ???
Signet Jewelers - Signet Jewelers | Home



This lot you mean or have you made a spelling mistake ???---:shrug:

Or maybe the royal seal ???---( With the E in . ?? )
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 12:34
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By COLVERT
If that doesn't work buy new ones.--Not very...

If that doesn't work buy new ones.--Not very expensive.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By COLVERT
An old and failing crank sensor has been known to...

An old and failing crank sensor has been known to start cutting out at high engine revs.
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