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Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 27th June 2022, 18:45
Replies: 14
Views: 309
Posted By Nobby
Fred, I'll be attending as always; might not be...

Fred, I'll be attending as always; might not be in the Rover though :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 20:34
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Nobby
I'mgoing to be in need of more money now

My birthday and xmas present lists are getting bigger with the arrival this morning of my second beautiful great grand daughter.

All are doing well so dad and me are off to wet the baby's head...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2022, 20:26
Replies: 16
Views: 607
Posted By Nobby
If so you need to make 9 feathers on left and 10...

If so you need to make 9 feathers on left and 10 on right ;)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/33962b60ec9a2bc3.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2022, 19:59
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Nobby
Martyn, you could try Scuffmaster by Glipstones ...

Martyn, you could try Scuffmaster by Glipstones as one option. https://gliptoneeurope.com/

They do exact colour matches and I've used their products on a number of my cars and been very happy...
Forum: Events and Meets 15th June 2022, 20:00
Replies: 185
Views: 13,749
Posted By Nobby
Dave, I'll be more than happy to give you a hand...

Dave, I'll be more than happy to give you a hand and I'm open to bribery from members for preferential treatment :D
Forum: Events and Meets 25th May 2022, 12:44
Replies: 185
Views: 13,749
Posted By Nobby
Add me to the list please as a definite.

Add me to the list please as a definite.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 22nd May 2022, 18:10
Replies: 24
Views: 1,373
Posted By Nobby
Great meet again Peter; thanks. Was great to see...

Great meet again Peter; thanks. Was great to see old friends and of course Bob and the Bear - what dedication to travel so far just for a southern sausage!
Weather was absolutely perfect which made...
Forum: Social Forum 28th April 2022, 21:01
Replies: 161
Views: 6,957
Posted By Nobby
Wales might not be a wise location if your...

Wales might not be a wise location if your looking for a better atmosphere for asthma as the asthma prevalence in Wales is reportedly one of the highest in the world with 1 in 10 children and 1 in 12...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 15:39
Replies: 55
Views: 7,370
Posted By Nobby
Took the Tourer for her MoT and another clean...

Took the Tourer for her MoT and another clean pass. That's 17 passes on the trot and not one advisory. Next milestone is to celebrate her 20th birthday off the production line in June. Well chuffed
...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2022, 19:27
Replies: 75
Views: 3,948
Posted By Nobby
Went to our local Shell garage to fill up a can...

Went to our local Shell garage to fill up a can for the lawnmower. Petrol price has risen to £1:81 a litre :eek: so decided to leave it and let the grass grow as my contribution to the environment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2022, 20:02
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Nobby
That's really immaculate. Absolutely gorgeous and...

That's really immaculate. Absolutely gorgeous and the black really suits the car.
Great job :drool4:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 20th March 2022, 18:13
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Nobby
I'll be there as usual and eating

I'll be there as usual and eating
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 2nd March 2022, 18:31
Replies: 28
Views: 1,738
Posted By Nobby
Yes please Peter and eating

Yes please Peter and eating
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 25th February 2022, 19:43
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Nobby
Ian, no problems. I’m just clearing out stuff...

Ian, no problems. I’m just clearing out stuff over the long term before the house becomes God’s Waiting Room :eek:. I have advertised it elsewhere for cash but I am more than happy to give it away...
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2022, 18:58
Replies: 310
Views: 12,840
Posted By Nobby
Already happening. I've just paid 1.65 a litre...

Already happening. I've just paid 1.65 a litre for super unleaded; diesel here now at 1:52. and thge garage said they expect to increase before the weeks out :eek: The impact on transport costs and...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 23rd February 2022, 15:30
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By Nobby
Awning anyone?

Awning going FREE
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=317947
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 23rd February 2022, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By Nobby
FREE Caravan Awning

Free to any interested tin tent owners, complete 15 foot maroon/grey Isabella awning with Aerotex groundsheet matting.

This has been dry stored and forgotten in my loft since my caravan was stolen...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 28th January 2022, 18:50
Replies: 58
Views: 3,325
Posted By Nobby
No problems here and just tested negative so...

No problems here and just tested negative so all's well at the mo. Glad you didn't give me a thankyou kiss for the jacket :rofl: Get well soon mate
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 25th January 2022, 20:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,499
Posted By Nobby
:hurray: Add me too please

:hurray: Add me too please
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 25th January 2022, 20:19
Replies: 58
Views: 3,325
Posted By Nobby
Oi BIGGLES! :wantpics:

Oi BIGGLES!


:wantpics:
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2022, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Nobby
Some criminal convictions, even those not related...

Some criminal convictions, even those not related to driving are supposed to be declared to your insurer and can increase your premium though there are insurers that will still cover you. However,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 4th January 2022, 19:29
Replies: 58
Views: 3,325
Posted By Nobby
And me ... :drool4:

And me ... :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 20:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By Nobby
And a Happy New Year to one and all ...

And a Happy New Year to one and all

:xmas-smiley-039:
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 20:38
Replies: 23
Views: 1,591
Posted By Nobby
Baaaaa Humbug ...

Baaaaa Humbug
https://en.ersties.com/upload/CMS/blog/raspberry.gif
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 19:31
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By Nobby
I usually wait until the cyclist is in striking...

I usually wait until the cyclist is in striking range before opening the door :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 19:26
Replies: 63
Views: 2,803
Posted By Nobby
Many fools don't realise the limitations of their...

Many fools don't realise the limitations of their cars and vans when encountering flood water and just think they can plough on regardless. The problem is that with a modern car, not designed for off...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2021, 18:40
Replies: 71
Views: 5,222
Posted By Nobby
Dave, so very sorry to hear of your great loss....

Dave, so very sorry to hear of your great loss. My prayers and sincere condolences are with you and family at this sad time
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 10th December 2021, 19:23
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By Nobby
:eek: What no car porn :whip:

:eek: What no car porn :whip:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 19:22
Replies: 182
Views: 17,827
Posted By Nobby
Andy, So, so sorry to here this sad news. My...

Andy,
So, so sorry to here this sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

sincere condolences mate
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2021, 09:32
Replies: 48
Views: 4,115
Posted By Nobby
" chappati flour and 1kg of Channa Dhal (Dhal...

" chappati flour and 1kg of Channa Dhal (Dhal tarka) goes a long way"

Maninder, sounds yummy :drool4: Please send me the recipe or invite me round for lunch :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:46
Replies: 48
Views: 4,115
Posted By Nobby
Wow really? several meals :eek: You can do my...

Wow really? several meals :eek: You can do my housekeeping too if you only pay that sort of money :D

Getting back on topic, I belong to several owners clubs and the subscriptions range from £25 to...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 21st November 2021, 14:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By Nobby
Anther great meet - thanks Peter. Really great...

Anther great meet - thanks Peter. Really great company and a good chin wag to boot!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 14:46
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Nobby
do you get any black smoke if you high rev the...

do you get any black smoke if you high rev the engine?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 14:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Nobby
you'd think so wouldn't you but I had a Rover...

you'd think so wouldn't you but I had a Rover cdti with exactly the same symptoms as you which occasionally also cut out completely when overtaking at 50/60 which is quite scarey on the M25 in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2021, 19:38
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Nobby
Possibly, if an injector is badly clogged with...

Possibly, if an injector is badly clogged with hardened carbonised diesel but it may not be successful and still need a replacement. Worth a try tho.
Another thing to try is to take the engine...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 18:56
Replies: 31
Views: 2,464
Posted By Nobby
Does sound like a dodgy injector causing a drop...

Does sound like a dodgy injector causing a drop in pressure to me. If you can try doing a leak back check on each injector
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2021, 20:01
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Nobby
Quote "This site enhances our network of Super...

Quote "This site enhances our network of Super Centres and improves storage capacity for anticipated growth in recycling, electric, and hydrogen vehicles ..."

Recycling electric vehicles is going...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2021, 19:53
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Nobby
OEM or not OEM ... that is the question

Bit of genius, lots of unsafe practices but ultimately must be OEM quality cos it says so on the box!!!!!?????

https://youtu.be/IL031aSTSuI
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th November 2021, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By Nobby
Free Sandstone Leather interior NOW GONE

A chap visiting the club stand at the NEC has a full sandstone leather interior for a saloon he wants to clear or its off to the tip. Front and rear seats, centre console, pillar and dash trims (not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 18:00
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Nobby
A few teasers from another day in paradise

Getting to the NEC this year and setting up the club stand was as much an experience as the remaining 3 days manning the club stand. Imagine the scene ... 3 very clean and shiny cars met up early...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2021, 19:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nobby
And lots of Scammel Scarabs for local deliveries...

And lots of Scammel Scarabs for local deliveries :D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 1st November 2021, 19:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By Nobby
Yes please - add me to the list as eating

Yes please - add me to the list as eating
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 1st November 2021, 19:34
Replies: 24
Views: 2,017
Posted By Nobby
Count me in please Peter. Thanks

Count me in please Peter.
Thanks
Forum: The Valeting Forum 28th October 2021, 19:11
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By Nobby
Scuff Master leather dyes will sort scratches and...

Scuff Master leather dyes will sort scratches and scuffs on the leather. Water based and easy to apply without the need for a sealant. All colours available
Forum: Was it you? 24th October 2021, 21:23
Replies: 3
Views: 341
Posted By Nobby
Bananas other half

"The Bear" spotted at speed on truckers September dash cam at 8:19

https://youtu.be/0JvAVcK3Fjg

Where were you going Bob?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 6th October 2021, 19:48
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By Nobby
me too and eating please :D

me too and eating please :D
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Nobby
or say to her "thanks darling" and she'll call...

or say to her "thanks darling" and she'll call you "sweety" :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 20:14
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By Nobby
Quick answer - there aren't any. Its a monocoque...

Quick answer - there aren't any. Its a monocoque shell and BMW/Land Rover only provided complete side body replacement panels which includes the outer sill cover.
The only after market repair...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Nobby
Hi Jenny, If it wasn't sticking it sounds like...

Hi Jenny, If it wasn't sticking it sounds like the surface wasn't fully degreased especially if its been polished in the past with a silicone based polish. Can be easily resolved and I'll give you a...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 19:24
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Nobby
Thanks everyone - just back from walking the...

Thanks everyone - just back from walking the welsh heritage coast path. Lots of blisters and sun burn but a good break from sorting out my Mums estate.

:eek: Jenny, why are you using glue? the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 19:16
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By Nobby
Try the Rover Sports Register...

Try the Rover Sports Register (https://www.thersr.co.uk/) loads of experience there plus free vintage workshop manuals. Think you may have to join to get into their forum but contact details are on...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 23rd August 2021, 19:58
Replies: 48
Views: 4,198
Posted By Nobby
Sorry Peter but can't make this one as I'll be at...

Sorry Peter but can't make this one as I'll be at the Kop Hill Climb rally that weekend.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 4th August 2021, 19:10
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By Nobby
I'll be there and eating as usual. Just a...

I'll be there and eating as usual.
Just a thought Peter but perhaps the car park to the other side of the pub would be better for us all if there's a big turnout again? Seems like a bit more room...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 14th July 2021, 19:53
Replies: 48
Views: 4,227
Posted By Nobby
Hi Pete, All going well I'm planning on turning...

Hi Pete, All going well I'm planning on turning up and eating too tho' might be a bit lagged from the Range Rover 50+1 anniversary meet at Gaydon on the day before so wake me if I nod off during...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 21:24
Replies: 34
Views: 2,646
Posted By Nobby
I personally don't see too much of an issue with...

I personally don't see too much of an issue with letter spacing - each to their own - as long as it can be clearly read which obviously it can if ANPR can identify the keeper. Its the ongoing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 20:07
Replies: 34
Views: 2,646
Posted By Nobby
Big Brothers after your dosh

Apparently Gloucestershire and Warwickshire police have been trialling new ANPR tech which is now being rolled out across the country. One new capability is to identify illegal number plates and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2021, 21:51
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Nobby
Yes my mistake - had a senior moment me thinks...

Yes my mistake - had a senior moment me thinks :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2021, 20:36
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Nobby
might not be a fault if you've left the indicator...

might not be a fault if you've left the indicator arm down which gives you a park light to the indicated side tho should also light the front bulb unless thats blown
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2021, 20:41
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Nobby
Go back to motoring days past...

Go back to motoring days past https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/265068440125?hash=item3db74f6a3d:g:4k4AAOSwQuFgOAn0
wont look out of place in a gentlemans old Rover :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 18:52
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Nobby
No chance of getting bored!

After a year on Sorn it was time to revive the car with a major service and transmission flush and a new set of tyre ready for the possibility of getting out and about and hopefully getting to some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 20:07
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Nobby
I've got one of the early ones but that one is...

I've got one of the early ones but that one is the Royal Warrant. Strange tho as it refers to the historical Rover Company Ltd and not the current company Jaguar Land Rover. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Nobby
I want one for my car too

Kate and William are selling their 2013 Royal Range Rover through Bonhams auctions. Included in the car is the original tax disk holder and interestingly its labelled for the Rover Company Ltd. Now...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2021, 19:38
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By Nobby
Some of these tea leafs cut the cats off in broad...

Some of these tea leafs cut the cats off in broad daylight and threaten anyone that interferes so whilst an alarm may alert you it wont necessarily stop the cat from being chopped off in under a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2021, 20:22
Replies: 101
Views: 8,002
Posted By Nobby
Interestingly from their global announcement...

Interestingly from their global announcement today they are also developing hydrogen cell technology and running development mules on uk roads from this year.
9:38 on video
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th February 2021, 18:48
Replies: 104
Views: 8,577
Posted By Nobby
Here's mine after a polish in better times before...

Here's mine after a polish in better times before getting garaged for the duration of the lockdown

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/3395425caa69f25b.jpg
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2021, 21:03
Replies: 23
Views: 1,593
Posted By Nobby
Could be a nice little project shame the advert...

Could be a nice little project shame the advert lets it down.
It never fails to amaze me the number of people trying to attract buyers by advertising dirty cars. £600 or not, how much effort is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2021, 20:46
Replies: 87
Views: 6,807
Posted By Nobby
Hi Rick, Please can you put me down for one...

Hi Rick,
Please can you put me down for one fitted.
Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 21:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By Nobby
Here you go - 2002 Geneva Motor Show Something...

Here you go - 2002 Geneva Motor Show
Something that nearly was - if only the company had the money.........

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/3396013289251948.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2021, 19:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By Nobby
So so sad. Gus was a great friend and I always...

So so sad. Gus was a great friend and I always enjoyed his and Lyns company at the meets and the banter we used to have over his car mods. Seems an age ago now. My sincere condolences to all his...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2021, 20:11
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By Nobby
Yes, the cover is for the car itself. Any driver...

Yes, the cover is for the car itself. Any driver is therefore covered
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2020, 16:50
Replies: 44
Views: 3,225
Posted By Nobby
Calendar received today, thanks Bob and a Happy...

Calendar received today, thanks Bob and a Happy New Year.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 18:20
Replies: 70
Views: 3,695
Posted By Nobby
Are you related to Donald Trump? He lives on...

Are you related to Donald Trump? He lives on planet denial too!

The seasonal flu virus is out there but with social distancing, isolation and mask wearing because of covid its effects are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2020, 18:18
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By Nobby
Congrats on the pass Rev. I use Goodyear...

Congrats on the pass Rev. I use Goodyear EfficientGrip Performance 2 which imho are great quiet tyres with good fuel and rain ratings. Reasonable price too
Happy Christmas and stay...
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2020, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By Nobby
Oh dear, doesn't seem to be getting off to a good...

Oh dear, doesn't seem to be getting off to a good start if the latest news is to be believed "The co-founder and chairman of the company planning to build the UK’s first gigafactory in the North East...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2020, 22:04
Replies: 81
Views: 4,516
Posted By Nobby
oh well now the Lib Dems are out of the picture...

oh well now the Lib Dems are out of the picture perhaps Boris and his merry men will introduce them again when Scotland goes independent so that we can check they're not sneaking across the border...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2020, 20:15
Replies: 81
Views: 4,516
Posted By Nobby
Which makes you wonder why so many people were...

Which makes you wonder why so many people were against a national ID card. Costly to set up but could have so many advantages. Other European countries have them and a legal requirement to carry at...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:25
Replies: 81
Views: 4,516
Posted By Nobby
EV's are ok for your normal car driving as range...

EV's are ok for your normal car driving as range is improving all the time but if you tow a tin tent or trailer of any kind your stuffed as there are only a couple of vehicles on the market currently...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 21:42
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Nobby
Hi Paul, nothing recent and worthy unless you'll...

Hi Paul, nothing recent and worthy unless you'll accept Land Rovers so I'll give it a miss this year and let someone else more worthy get their car in print.
Cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2020, 21:01
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Nobby
Photo sent :}

Photo sent :}
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2020, 20:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By Nobby
Happy birthday Cliff have a great day and enjoy...

Happy birthday Cliff have a great day and enjoy using the resealed shower tho' I wouldn't recommend AndyNo1's suggestion of using snow foam, shampoo, clay bars, polishes, sealants and waxes at your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2020, 20:30
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
brimmed the tank with 54 quid's worth of diesel....

brimmed the tank with 54 quid's worth of diesel. With the current covid restrictions and lockdowns popping up everywhere and based on the limited travel I've been able to do since March this tank...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2020, 19:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Nobby
Suspect it came from the factory like that Andy...

Suspect it came from the factory like that Andy as all my hinges were also coated similarly the day she came off the production line and still are tho not quite as messy as yours :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2020, 19:11
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Nobby
Beautiful colour Mihir, should polish up great....

Beautiful colour Mihir, should polish up great. You'll have to bring it to one of our pub meets when they get going again so we can see it in the flesh :drool4:
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th October 2020, 19:04
Replies: 26
Views: 3,669
Posted By Nobby
wouldn't mind the rear door inner waist seals (ie...

wouldn't mind the rear door inner waist seals (ie the rubber between door card and window) if they've not bubbled or deformed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2020, 20:52
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By Nobby
added the site to my AVG exceptions list as above...

added the site to my AVG exceptions list as above but even after restarting my system it makes no difference on either my laptop or phone - blocked totally. My only work around has been to switch of...
Forum: Social Forum 5th September 2020, 19:37
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Nobby
Thanks guys and Jessica ........... now who's...

Thanks guys and Jessica ........... now who's round is it? :pepsi::wine:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2020, 20:10
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
After 8 months sitting idle on a SORN, taxed the...

After 8 months sitting idle on a SORN, taxed the car today and took it for a trip around the Cotswolds with an Italian tune up on the way to clean out her pipes. So good to be back on the road. Happy...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2020, 20:31
Replies: 5
Views: 781
Posted By Nobby
Reminds me of the 1970's film "Soylent Green"....

Reminds me of the 1970's film "Soylent Green". Perhaps thats they way we (the world) is moving. Yuk!
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2020, 20:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By Nobby
Oh Chris, so so sad and painful. I really feel so...

Oh Chris, so so sad and painful. I really feel so sorry for you both at this difficult and horrendous time. I hope they let you visit him again as he will need your strength and support now more than...
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2020, 19:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,936
Posted By Nobby
So sorry to hear of your terrible loss. I know...

So sorry to hear of your terrible loss. I know this will be a very difficult time for you all. My sincere condolences to you and your family.
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2020, 22:28
Replies: 1,394
Views: 82,880
Posted By Nobby
Hi Phil, I’m getting by as they say; some good...

Hi Phil, I’m getting by as they say; some good days some bad. The lockdown has made things a little more difficult with me rattling around the house full of Jens possessions and memories which I...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2020, 20:16
Replies: 1,394
Views: 82,880
Posted By Nobby
Ye gods raining cloth caps :eek: I thought they...

Ye gods raining cloth caps :eek: I thought they were only the preserve of Rover owners and them from t'other side of the Pennines. Scousers - wouldn't dream of it I'm sure I could find a better...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2020, 20:49
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Nobby
49mm high, 38mm wide at top and 19mm at bottom...

49mm high, 38mm wide at top and 19mm at bottom give or take a gnats doo-da
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2020, 20:19
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By Nobby
Replacements used to be made by Humphshumphs but...

Replacements used to be made by Humphshumphs but not sure he still does them as he doesn't have a Rover anymore and not been online since late last year. Could try dropping him a PM on the off chance...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2020, 19:55
Replies: 1,394
Views: 82,880
Posted By Nobby
similar here closer to home...

similar here closer to home https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-53091149. I suspect this will become a common problem as many have the virus without symptoms or just ignore them cos they need the work....
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2020, 21:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,008
Posted By Nobby
Willy, that area is also used for fighter tactics...

Willy, that area is also used for fighter tactics and weapons training with Cobham Aviation providing the electronic simulation systems fitted on modified Falcon 20 biz jets often operating out of...
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2020, 21:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By Nobby
Mike, you don't need a&e, just a visit to your...

Mike, you don't need a&e, just a visit to your GP. Alcohol based gel hand cleaners as well as some other hand cleaners and soaps used very regularly attack the skin cells and can cause contact...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2020, 19:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Nobby
Matt, the bungs are rectangular and 2 x 3.5cm...

Matt, the bungs are rectangular and 2 x 3.5cm like these:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/3395ec6c75abcac3.jpg
...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2020, 21:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By Nobby
yep my time on Vulcans were Waddington for 6...

yep my time on Vulcans were Waddington for 6 months then Scampton 75 to 83 including a 14 month unaccompanied tour at Goose bay in 79 thro 80 before returning to Scampton and then on to Waddington...
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 19:58
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By Nobby
Olympus were the main engines, the Rover was the...

Olympus were the main engines, the Rover was the airborne auxillary power pack fitted to the Vulcan, Argosy, HS 748 aswell as a version in the Nimrod
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2020, 22:18
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By Nobby
The op wanted to know the cost of a respray – how...

The op wanted to know the cost of a respray – how long is a piece of string? As many have said a dust over can be a few hundred quid to a grand and a half depending on the state of the paintwork. A...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2020, 20:08
Replies: 34
Views: 4,193
Posted By Nobby
Arie, for your auto try these luminous jobbies...

Arie, for your auto try these luminous jobbies then. Available in multiple colours, easy fit -just slide on with no wiring necessary. Close fitting and in assorted textures for a better driving...
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2020, 20:55
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Nobby
Problem is most of these protesters haven't seen...

Problem is most of these protesters haven't seen any real impact on their lives or families beyond financial loss of income and they view the problem as only affecting the elderly and sections of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2020, 20:53
Replies: 27
Views: 3,650
Posted By Nobby
Why not consider getting the car wrapped. Much...

Why not consider getting the car wrapped. Much cheaper than a respray and no worries about scratches or swirl marks in the future. Pretty sure you can get the vinyl colour made to match.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2020, 22:16
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
Took it for a 20 mile Italian tune up on lovely...

Took it for a 20 mile Italian tune up on lovely empty roads and then on for its annual MoT. Another clean pass for the next 12 months but I think I'll keep it on sorn for now until a little more...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th May 2020, 20:47
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Nobby
OOPs sorry dead link. Try this one ...

OOPs sorry dead link. Try this one
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Car-Black-Rubber-Seal-Under-Front-Windshield-Panel-Sealed-Trim-Moulding-Strips/124130589903?hash=item1ce6c27ccf:g:yBMAAOSwWkddTNw-
Forum: Items Wanted 11th May 2020, 20:13
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Nobby
loads available on flee bay. Possible UK supplier...

loads available on flee bay. Possible UK supplier at https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1-7m-Car-...MAAOSwY-NeGC0E
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 21:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,326
Posted By Nobby
Gary, So sorry to hear of your loss but a DNR is...

Gary, So sorry to hear of your loss but a DNR is the normal case that when someone has an advanced terminal disease and there is a likelihood of cardiac or respiratory failure as it gets close to its...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd May 2020, 20:19
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Nobby
Many happy returns Keith and welcome to the "over...

Many happy returns Keith and welcome to the "over the hill" club :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2020, 19:17
Replies: 56
Views: 4,707
Posted By Nobby
My sincere condolences to you and your family in...

My sincere condolences to you and your family in this most difficult and painful of times. Keep strong. RIP
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2020, 20:12
Replies: 32
Views: 2,643
Posted By Nobby
I hope their not the same intelligence analysts...

I hope their not the same intelligence analysts that told us that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction ready to strike in 45 minutes :duh::shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2020, 21:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By Nobby
:bowdown: Aha thought it was familiar well...

:bowdown: Aha thought it was familiar well spotted. Looks like its been passed on in the trade as its now down here in the south. Wonder what happened to all the spares that were going with the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th April 2020, 20:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,400
Posted By Nobby
Nice low mileage Tourer

Nice Firefrost diesel Tourer on Autotrader with sandstone gearstick and handbrake gaiters. Looks familiar anyone off here?...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 16th April 2020, 18:46
Replies: 15
Views: 2,894
Posted By Nobby
Depends on how bad it's baked on. You could try...

Depends on how bad it's baked on. You could try WD40 as a pretty good cleaner which also softens up the grime and lots of old cotton towelling or rags and then follow up with some light cutting...
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2020, 19:28
Replies: 94
Views: 8,145
Posted By Nobby
Please accept my sincere condolences to you and...

Please accept my sincere condolences to you and your family in this most difficult and painful of times. RIP
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2020, 20:11
Replies: 44
Views: 7,864
Posted By Nobby
The V engines are to be no more. Both the V6 and...

The V engines are to be no more. Both the V6 and V8 are being replaced by mild hybrid 3.0 straight six ingeniums.

D300 - 297 bhp
D350 - 345 bhp
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2020, 20:20
Replies: 8
Views: 1,239
Posted By Nobby
David If you dont fancy Brians fantastic fix...

David If you dont fancy Brians fantastic fix theres loads available on flee bay. Possible UK supplier at...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 20:56
Replies: 135
Views: 17,194
Posted By Nobby
Talking of testicles lifted this from another...

Talking of testicles lifted this from another forum ....

A suspected Covid-19 male patient is lying in bed in the hospital, wearing an oxygen mask over his mouth and nose. A young student female...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 19:43
Replies: 135
Views: 17,194
Posted By Nobby
The boredom of self isolation..... Did you...

The boredom of self isolation.....

Did you know that if you rest one of your testicles on top of an empty beer bottle and then hold a flame at the base of the bottle, eventually your testicle gets...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2020, 21:27
Replies: 35
Views: 4,167
Posted By Nobby
Here's mine at the Roverfest ...

Here's mine at the Roverfest

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/3395e7fbfdfef041.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 21:51
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
Put the car on a SORN, jacked it up, removed the...

Put the car on a SORN, jacked it up, removed the wheels, leaving it on axle stands and covered it with a dust sheet till I can get to play with it in a couple of weeks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2020, 21:37
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By Nobby
Sounds like an injector fuelling problem imho....

Sounds like an injector fuelling problem imho. Try a tank full of Forte Advanced diesel treatment to clean the system through as it might just be a simple issue of a dirty or sticking injector. Or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2020, 19:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By Nobby
Are you taking bookings cos my cars not doing...

Are you taking bookings cos my cars not doing anything if you want to play :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2020, 19:03
Replies: 135
Views: 17,194
Posted By Nobby
from another site but it says it all :getmecoat: ...

from another site but it says it all :getmecoat:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/3395e73c132b10b7.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2020, 19:21
Replies: 135
Views: 17,194
Posted By Nobby
Just heard that supermarkets have now issued the...

Just heard that supermarkets have now issued the following restrictions.

Tesco. 3 multipacks of toilet roll, 3 bottles of hand sanitisers, 3 x 1 kg packs of pasta. 2x1kg packs of rice.

Asda. As...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2020, 19:40
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By Nobby
Cloth seats are also ideal for the more mature...

Cloth seats are also ideal for the more mature driver as they are much more absorbent :eek::D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 3rd March 2020, 16:08
Replies: 46
Views: 6,604
Posted By Nobby
Peter (& gang), 'fraid I won't be able to make...

Peter (& gang), 'fraid I won't be able to make this meet or probably the national too. My world has just fallen apart as my darling wife Jen finally lost her battle against multiple system atrophy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2020, 20:56
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
Took it to the garage for a major service, trans...

Took it to the garage for a major service, trans fluid, brake fluids, antifreeze, oils and filters, belts etc etc plus new brakes , disks and tyres. All going well she’ll be good for a few more...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2020, 19:56
Replies: 47
Views: 5,070
Posted By Nobby
Cliff, if they've not already gone with the bin...

Cliff, if they've not already gone with the bin man can I have your old knackered ones please
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 18th February 2020, 20:30
Replies: 33
Views: 5,506
Posted By Nobby
:eek::p: words fail me ;)

:eek::p: words fail me ;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th February 2020, 21:57
Replies: 20
Views: 1,734
Posted By Nobby
If I recall correctly back in 1970 an 11 sqn...

If I recall correctly back in 1970 an 11 sqn lightning on QRA also held the record for the greatest number of Russian Bear and Badger bombers intercepted in 1 sortie -- 80 of them in mixed formations...
Forum: Events and Meets 13th February 2020, 21:38
Replies: 147
Views: 37,707
Posted By Nobby
Add me on my lonesome :}

Add me on my lonesome :}
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2020, 21:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,765
Posted By Nobby
£300k :eek: that won't even buy a 1 bed...

£300k :eek: that won't even buy a 1 bed retirement flat in my neck of the woods. Do you fancy taking on a couple of lodgers :shrug: :D
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2020, 20:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,794
Posted By Nobby
Actually, 655 was issued to 9 sqn in 1964 at...

Actually, 655 was issued to 9 sqn in 1964 at Cottesmore and 4 years later transferred to Waddington where she served on each of the sqns there (44, 100 and 50) ending her days on 50 sqn and retiring...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2020, 21:56
Replies: 41
Views: 5,939
Posted By Nobby
Ihope this ain't fake news cos at last it looks...

Ihope this ain't fake news cos at last it looks like someones had a bit of sense and put a hold on these stupid smart roads - Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan claimed the roads were...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2020, 20:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By Nobby
There is no cure for a terrorist, like a zealous...

There is no cure for a terrorist, like a zealous religious faith its the mindset that doesn't want to accept alternative views or ideals and no amount of re-education etc will change their underlying...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 20th January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 33
Views: 5,506
Posted By Nobby
Hi Peter, Probably unable to make this one as my...

Hi Peter, Probably unable to make this one as my carer is away on holiday :sad3:. Will pitch up on spec if I can get some cover sorted, otherwise see you all in March
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 20:53
Replies: 33
Views: 3,149
Posted By Nobby
. Interesting it says DPF regen/filter cleaning...

.
Interesting it says DPF regen/filter cleaning is impacting urban areas but my understanding is that generally for full DPF regeneration its normal to have to drive at a constant 50mph or faster...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Nobby
Its even better to always write it in full i.e....

Its even better to always write it in full i.e. 9th September 2020
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2020, 20:51
Replies: 29
Views: 2,993
Posted By Nobby
Graham, we've never met but regardless I'm so...

Graham, we've never met but regardless I'm so sorry to hear of your sudden loss, my sincere condolences to you. Things will be so hard to bear at the moment but remember, that you have a great family...
Forum: Was it you? 22nd December 2019, 22:37
Replies: 0
Views: 680
Posted By Nobby
BRG Mk1 75

Heading south on A34 near Abingdon about 9:15 this morning. I overtook you in a Gold Tourer
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 22:24
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
:eek: sounds extreme - I only use soap and water...

:eek: sounds extreme - I only use soap and water on mine in the shower and that seems to do the trick :icon_lol::icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 21:50
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
Thanks Brian. Mum's a tough old stick for 86 and...

Thanks Brian. Mum's a tough old stick for 86 and already zipping about with a zimmer and can't wait to get out and about in her little Mitsubishi Pajero junior!:icon_rolleyes:.
Most worrying shes...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 22nd December 2019, 21:41
Replies: 57
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nobby
Count me in. Itll make a nice break from turkey,...

Count me in. Itll make a nice break from turkey, sausage rolls and more turkey:icon_lol:
:christmas:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2019, 21:34
Replies: 13,764
Views: 1,448,864
Posted By Nobby
Did a 325 mile round trip to Wales to deliver...

Did a 325 mile round trip to Wales to deliver some xmas goodies to my dear ole Mum who is recovering from a broken pelvis, fractured ribs and large bump on head after falling down the stairs. Car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th December 2019, 22:00
Replies: 372
Views: 41,008
Posted By Nobby
Hyundai have brought a hydrogen cell electric car...

Hyundai have brought a hydrogen cell electric car onto the market. Trouble is UK fuel stations are mainly in the south east. Like LPG of past I bet there's no incentive to provide more hydrogen fuel...
Forum: Social Forum 10th December 2019, 21:59
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By Nobby
Snap.I'll stick to the true breed cos imho its...

Snap.I'll stick to the true breed cos imho its not really a Land Rover as its built abroad and not spawned out of Solihull. :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 10th December 2019, 21:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By Nobby
It's soo ugly looks like a beefed up Nissan Cube....

It's soo ugly looks like a beefed up Nissan Cube. Not many old defender design cues to be fair - no exposed rivets, more importantly no bolt-on panels, full of electric unnecessaries to go wrong and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2019, 19:29
Replies: 21
Views: 3,268
Posted By Nobby
The X-Part scheme are new items not recycled and...

The X-Part scheme are new items not recycled and Rimmers are part of the scheme https://rimmerbros.com/content--name-mg-rover-close-call. They have put in place between themselves a system where by...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2019, 18:36
Replies: 21
Views: 3,268
Posted By Nobby
Is the X-Part close-call scheme still running...

Is the X-Part close-call scheme still running where the X-Part team reassess the cost of parts and quote a revised lower price in order to try to prevent Rovers being written off because of the price...
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