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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2022, 22:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maxfly
Well after further running around, my issue looks...

Well after further running around, my issue looks almost certainly to be down to the misfire. It ties in as other have noted, this occasional misfire occurs semi regular at idle sometimes more...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 21:34
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maxfly
Definitely just occasionally but is hooked up to...

Definitely just occasionally but is hooked up to a battery tender when parked up. Could be alternator, certainly worth taking a closer look thatís for sure. Certain this misfire/blip is the issue but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 18:05
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Picked her up after a full custom stainless...

Picked her up after a full custom stainless system had been fitted. Delighted with it, nice to have a bit of V6 aural pleasure again:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 18:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maxfly
Well popped the standard sidelight bulbs back in...

Well popped the standard sidelight bulbs back in but still getting the IPK going out of alignment. It does definitely tie in with the engine having an occasional stumble though which would likely...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 16:26
Replies: 17
Views: 540
Posted By Maxfly
Hopefully something else turns up, would the...

Hopefully something else turns up, would the better half consider a ZS the slightly sportier sibling to the 45? Basically the same issues to look for, that corrosion advisory is the main rust points...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 21:24
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Cleaned inside and out, tried to get the IPK to...

Cleaned inside and out, tried to get the IPK to fail again but no luck just now. Have new improved lighting to fit in the boot ordered now and some of ye olde Captain Tolleys too as there is still a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 21:57
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By Maxfly
It will be due to the way YouTube works, itís a...

It will be due to the way YouTube works, itís a work car and part of the channel so would be changed regular to keep the views up. The V10 project will only stay so long once itís finished too
:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 19:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maxfly
Interesting stuff, thanks folks. Battery could be...

Interesting stuff, thanks folks. Battery could be a pointer as my headlights have been flickering at idle under heavy electrical load. Could be the alternator but it seems to be reading a good...
Forum: Was it you? 8th January 2022, 19:39
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Maxfly
Facelift 75 with roof racks Dunbeg

Got a flash and wave off you in my Blue ZT:cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2022, 15:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,143
Posted By Maxfly
Question Did anyone find a fix for this or know what...

Did anyone find a fix for this or know what causes it please? Mine has started doing it today with text over to the right and distorted looking
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2021, 13:57
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Booked the ZT in for a full stainless exhaust...

Booked the ZT in for a full stainless exhaust system in January. No idea on tailpipe design yet but going for a mid sound as while i enjoy a loud exhaust this is also the long haul family car when...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 24th November 2021, 12:08
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Maxfly
Aye and i bet it was NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY...

Aye and i bet it was NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- doon knowing the Fort lol :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 22nd November 2021, 21:56
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By Maxfly
Iím up the A82 in Fort William. I seem to be...

Iím up the A82 in Fort William. I seem to be seeing quite a few 75ís dotting about these last few weeks and a couple of ZTís but unfortunately most looks fairly tired and run down Ö.much like myself...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 19:20
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Cleaned the interior then gave the outside a good...

Cleaned the interior then gave the outside a good wash too. Popped the club pen in the armrest holder and stuck the club stickers on the rear quarter lights and fitted the phone holder delivered the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2021, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 2,790
Posted By Maxfly
Thatís my calendar, pen and stickers came in...

Thatís my calendar, pen and stickers came in today. Thanks for that Bob, all spot on :}
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th November 2021, 20:39
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Maxfly
Very nice, perfect colouring there :cool:

Very nice, perfect colouring there :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2021, 13:39
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By Maxfly
I'm not sure if that sounds like a factory set up...

I'm not sure if that sounds like a factory set up as even the single horn from the factory had the proper connectors so may have been a retrofit before you got the car??
I does sounds like the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 13:32
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Maxfly
I got a new cap from DMGRS a few months ago and...

I got a new cap from DMGRS a few months ago and almost immediately it started leaking from the overflow and there was steam coming out, i advised DMGRS of this and they sent me out another...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 14:14
Replies: 25
Views: 2,790
Posted By Maxfly
As above, thank you for selecting my picture,...

As above, thank you for selecting my picture, dead chuffed with that.
Will be getting my order in for the calendar and probably a couple of stickers and pen too i think:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2021, 22:34
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By Maxfly
I bought these for mine, excellent tight fit and...

I bought these for mine, excellent tight fit and made with good quality material :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 19:25
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Did a temp job on my floppy headliner. Was...

Did a temp job on my floppy headliner. Was sagging at the rear window, have glued it back in place with copydex glue which has held the other bit round the front windscreen well now for about a year...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 13:22
Replies: 2
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Views: 352
Posted By Maxfly
Good news on the MOT pass, indicators are a nice...

Good news on the MOT pass, indicators are a nice easy and cheap fix at least. The struts might just be minor surface corrosion that just needs a rub down and paint which would set you up for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 13:18
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Maxfly
I wonder if any of the metal parts have been bent...

I wonder if any of the metal parts have been bent and are now not locating properly?? Can you get a good picture of the metal fixing on the windscreen and also the mirror unit fixings too to help see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2021, 14:57
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Maxfly
Which part fell off? The whole unit including...

Which part fell off? The whole unit including bracket that is attached to the windscreen or is that bracket still attached to the windscreen?
If the bracket with the metals prongs is still on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 22:48
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By Maxfly
Glad they were of use! I was lucky that the old...

Glad they were of use! I was lucky that the old ones came off fairly easily but everything had been doused in plus-gas several times, a few weeks before I did the work which helped a lot. They were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 21:20
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By Maxfly
Not sure if these might help or not but here are...

Not sure if these might help or not but here are pics that show the bracket on the upper arms I changed out on mine. I also changed the sensor as the arm was seized solid and the sensor itself split...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 15:02
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Collected from the garage, now with functioning...

Collected from the garage, now with functioning air con again after compressor was replaced :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 20:27
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Maxfly
Much appreciated, thank you:bowdown:

Much appreciated, thank you:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2021, 21:45
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Maxfly
Question Air Con Compressor oil - How much?

I have a used compressor to get fitted in the next couple of days which had been drained of oil for postage. The seller did advise how much oil should go in for when itís being fitted but I have...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 2nd October 2021, 14:16
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By Maxfly
Thought I would pop some more up to date pics up...

Thought I would pop some more up to date pics up etc.

And finally got started on the rust treatment with the rear arches now cleaned, wire brushed, treated and epoxy coated. Forgot how tedious...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 18:10
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Maxfly
Arctic has done a guide on how to remove the...

Arctic has done a guide on how to remove the scuttle panel here https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=253943&highlight=Scuttle+panel+removal

Once in there itís 2 or 3 bolts for the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2021, 14:33
Replies: 36
Views: 4,807
Posted By Maxfly
Lost keys, one of the most frustrating things,...

Lost keys, one of the most frustrating things, although usually its my mobile phone with me! I remember the other half's main key for her Astra disappeared and we could not find it anywhere. Fast...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 14:13
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By Maxfly
Haha, that is, a fool proof plan right there;)

Haha, that is, a fool proof plan right there;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 10:12
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By Maxfly
Thumbs up Ah yes lol, usually the check is free so she...

Ah yes lol, usually the check is free so she would only have to pay if adjustment is needed...might that persuade her?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 14:35
Replies: 35
Views: 2,130
Posted By Maxfly
I would get a tracking check done at the same...

I would get a tracking check done at the same time as the new tyres are fitted to stop the new ones wearing the same way, hopefully:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2021, 22:54
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Gave it a good scrub and top up of the ceramic...

Gave it a good scrub and top up of the ceramic coating. Main thing was finally getting round to cleaning out the window strips that scratch our windows and the lumps of gunk that got cleaned out was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2021, 14:21
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
A slight upgrade in comfort from the Yaris im...

A slight upgrade in comfort from the Yaris im sure, hope you keep enjoying the 75!
There a few locations that can leak into the boot area and i believe someone has created a how to guide to stop the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2021, 17:09
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Maxfly
Generally if an alloy is as bad as it sounds...

Generally if an alloy is as bad as it sounds yours is a full refurb would be the best idea. Itís not that expensive, dependant on location etc but have seen prices as low as £40 per wheel, although...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 15:51
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Maxfly
When you press the window switch can you hear...

When you press the window switch can you hear anything trying to work? Check relevant fuses and the switch itself if you can hear nothing. I would suspect that the mechanism has given up the ghost if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 15:45
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Thanks for the recommendation, much appreciated!

Thanks for the recommendation, much appreciated!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2021, 06:12
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Maxfly
As said above, there are hardwire kits available...

As said above, there are hardwire kits available and they should have an auto cut out when the battery drops below a Set voltage (usually 11V iirc) so that, if left for an extended period, you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 07:25
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
That would make more sense Steve, think I will go...

That would make more sense Steve, think I will go down that road and less chance of me making an NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- of it that way:cool:h
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 10:17
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Fitted the Black Oak dash set I bought in place...

Fitted the Black Oak dash set I bought in place of the technical grey. I do need to dremel out the blank switch piece to suit my 4 button needs so it’s still silver for now....
Forum: Items Wanted 9th June 2021, 09:49
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Maxfly
Question Air conditioning compressor - 2004 ZT 190

Looking for the above in good working order if anyone has one please?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 14:49
Replies: 62
Views: 6,795
Posted By Maxfly
It all fitted great with no alignment issues, job...

It all fitted great with no alignment issues, job was fine and straight forward but I had car off the rad for a few weeks and gave everything a few doses of plus gas over that time which would have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 11:29
Replies: 62
Views: 6,795
Posted By Maxfly
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.ph...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2877955&postcount=13529


Here was a bit of feedback from myself from fitting mine. Great quality parts, really happy with them:cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2021, 15:39
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By Maxfly
If you prise apart the plastic surround for the...

If you prise apart the plastic surround for the mirror you will be able to see the connector, pull it apart then twist the mirror itself off its mounting to remove mirror which might make removing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 19:40
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Hopefully just means they will use that to get...

Hopefully just means they will use that to get correct colour and side... they certainly seem to pop up regularly but with massive difference in pricing thatís for sure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 12:35
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Fitted the illuminated sunvisors i got after...

Fitted the illuminated sunvisors i got after cleaning them up, another thing ticked off the ever growing list lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2021, 18:29
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
For my steering wheel controls illumination, nice...

For my steering wheel controls illumination, nice and easy and a great kit. Then to Neil and Rick

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/9891608eef25b78d9.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2021, 14:02
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Got an MOT pass, so back on the road. One...

Got an MOT pass, so back on the road. One advisory for minor exhaust leak front exhaust. I do mind seeing a bit of soot when scrambling about under it the last time, which is fine just means I need...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 08:49
Replies: 13
Views: 1,559
Posted By Maxfly
Just sat and went through the instructions fully...

Just sat and went through the instructions fully and watched all the videos, really impressed. Obviously a lot of thought and time went into not just creating the kit but to make sure that the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 22:02
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Popped on the seat belt anchor covers that...

Popped on the seat belt anchor covers that arrived from Arctic today, fitted the new abs/brake sensor clips to the rear arms and replaced the gunned headlamp level sensor with nice new one after I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 23:04
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Maxfly
Yep, definitely going to be zip tieing it up,...

Yep, definitely going to be zip tieing it up, hopefully thatís all it needs. Thanks Andrew :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 12:39
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Yep, pretty crusty eh, sounded great when I shook...

Yep, pretty crusty eh, sounded great when I shook them too lol!
Unfortunately I didnít take any details pictures Steve, the only ones I have are below now. The only Ďmodí I had to do was trim the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 11:08
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Yep it certainly wasnít pretty, looks like it was...

Yep it certainly wasnít pretty, looks like it was done a wee while ago...hard to tell tho
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2021, 10:44
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Maxfly
Thanks for that, I have just ordered a complete...

Thanks for that, I have just ordered a complete rear sensor from their own website (their description points in that direction) a few quid cheaper so £57 with free delivery.
You brackets sound...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 09:22
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By Maxfly
Question Rear Door Handle not working when door card refitted

A couple of weeks ago I adjusted the n/s/r door as now and again it wouldnít open when the handle was pulled. I tested it worked several times after adjustment before refitting the door card, left it...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2021, 00:26
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Maxfly
Rear headlamp level sensor

As above, if the bracket is in good nick I would take that too please. Mine is seized solid and sensor itself is spilt where the bolts screw in. To suit V6 190 facelift
Thanks
Gary
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2021, 00:22
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Afraid so, done prior to me getting it. Before...

Afraid so, done prior to me getting it. Before the mot I knew they were ropey but had hoped to get advisories to get me by till dmgrs had their arms delivered unfortunately as you can see, quite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 18:38
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Today was the day to fit my new dmgrs rear upper...

Today was the day to fit my new dmgrs rear upper arms that arrived yesterday. Really impressed with the quality and the job went alright as I doused everything in plus gas a month or so ago.I can now...
Forum: How-to forum 18th April 2021, 17:38
Replies: 0
Views: 2,141
Posted By Maxfly
How To - Replace Rain Sensor Gel Pad

Thought I would put together a wee guide for this job. It is fairly simple but the main hassle is getting a satisfactory finish with minimal air bubbles between the gel pad and the windscreen. My gel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 12:48
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Maxfly
If you lick image gallery at the top of the page...

If you lick image gallery at the top of the page then add images, browse your computer for the images you want to post (up to 3 at a time) then click host it. This will host the images on the site...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2021, 13:57
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Maxfly
It should be a square plug on the cars loom, does...

It should be a square plug on the cars loom, does the garage still have the old sunroof motor to compare against? I take it, that it is a factory fitted sunroof, not aftermarket?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2021, 15:22
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By Maxfly
I used the dremel method too but only had to cut...

I used the dremel method too but only had to cut a slight groove 2/3 along the tube before the cable was freed up. Can only assume the heat from the Dremel work helped free them up?

Aye, I pulled...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2021, 22:00
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Got the new tank strap fitted, old one was still...

Got the new tank strap fitted, old one was still complete but definitely weak and very rust lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2021, 23:33
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Just a simple swap out of drivers door mirror for...

Just a simple swap out of drivers door mirror for a new one that heats up. Now gets nice and toasty as it should
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th February 2021, 18:50
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By Maxfly
Remove the switch and check for corrosion on...

Remove the switch and check for corrosion on terminals etc, you could well be able to sort it just by cleaning this up. If too far gone another boot switch may solve the issue
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2021, 12:06
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Maxfly
I think I used Ďfancy platesí, an sure they were...

I think I used Ďfancy platesí, an sure they were on ebay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2021, 09:38
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Thanks very much :cool:

Thanks very much :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2021, 04:37
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Took my other half who was in labour up to...

Took my other half who was in labour up to Invernessís Raigmore hospital in comfort. Later today it will be taking my latest daughter home for the first time:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2021, 23:42
Replies: 104
Views: 8,234
Posted By Maxfly
Iíll join in too :} ...

Iíll join in too :}
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/98915f43f2fde5390.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2021, 18:43
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Maxfly
Nice easy fix, if a bit awkward to reach. I used...

Nice easy fix, if a bit awkward to reach. I used rimmer bros when mine went as wanted to make sure I got one that suited having cruise control
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2021, 18:38
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Hoover and cleaned the interior followed by a...

Hoover and cleaned the interior followed by a scrub of the outside as it was minging after the run to Inverness yesterday. Finally I fitted the reverse camera at last, had ran the wires into the boot...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2021, 10:58
Replies: 49
Views: 4,970
Posted By Maxfly
Looks fantastic, some great work there. Before I...

Looks fantastic, some great work there. Before I read the thread I had assumed the switch was for heated mirrors but I seen now after reading your post what it actually is, works great and looks...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2021, 23:27
Replies: 29
Views: 2,225
Posted By Maxfly
Yep definitely, when the stat went on my pbt ZS I...

Yep definitely, when the stat went on my pbt ZS I canít honestly say which part went, it had an AA warranty so once I spotted it was leaking it was called in, garage repaired it and I picked it up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2021, 10:51
Replies: 29
Views: 2,225
Posted By Maxfly
I have been lucky in that only one thermostat has...

I have been lucky in that only one thermostat has failed on me over 13 years and so far, 4 KV6 engined cars. (It was replaced on the ZT just before i got it though).
I thought Kaisers thermostats...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2021, 21:00
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Wee package arrived from dmgrs today, so I now...

Wee package arrived from dmgrs today, so I now have a battery cover and new bonnet struts fitted to the car. Now I think all missing pieces that were missing when I bought the car are in place under...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2021, 19:49
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Ach well, it can sit warm in the garage for a few...

Ach well, it can sit warm in the garage for a few weeks then lol

*EDIT* Although the GOV site states a ‘Dangerous’ fail cannot be driven but you can drive a car with a ‘Major’ fail as long as it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2021, 18:20
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Failed itís mot on near side rear upper arm with...

Failed itís mot on near side rear upper arm with an advisory for the other one. Had hoped to scrape advisories for both so could get by till the revised arms were ready for delivery. Never mind, have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2021, 23:30
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
A degrease and clean up under the bonnet today...

A degrease and clean up under the bonnet today before work and booked it in for an mot this coming Tues, hoping for a pass but expecting some advisories as couple of things advised on last mot that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2021, 14:41
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Hopefully this is a bit better to show the seal...

Hopefully this is a bit better to show the seal Simon, certainly keeps the water out better than what I had before as you can see itís mostly just sitting on top of it now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2021, 18:42
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
No problem Simon, the new seal is definitely...

No problem Simon, the new seal is definitely better than what I had before but thatís likely to be due to my original scuttle was warped so I had gaps of around 4-5mm in places. Now with another...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2021, 17:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,901
Posted By Maxfly
I do like the SD1ís, strangely enough I like the...

I do like the SD1ís, strangely enough I like the beige brown 70ís interiors in these but not many other cars:D
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 20th January 2021, 17:41
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By Maxfly
Cheers, canít take credit for the detailing work...

Cheers, canít take credit for the detailing work as got a local Detailer to do it. I would never have got a decent result unless swirls and holograms are the order of the day lol. Just doing this bit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2021, 10:19
Replies: 30
Views: 2,847
Posted By Maxfly
Excellent! Would have been a shame to chop that...

Excellent! Would have been a shame to chop that one, like you say Arab lovely colour and that list as others have said can be done in manageable chunks. Subframe could be just surface rust so rub...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2021, 23:38
Replies: 47
Views: 4,608
Posted By Maxfly
Cheers for the update, thatís nae bother I was...

Cheers for the update, thatís nae bother I was expecting today at the earliest for their arrival anyways with all the usual COVID stuff and deliveries :D
Cheers again, if they fail to show I will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2021, 21:12
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Today was an off with the front bumper type day....

Today was an off with the front bumper type day. Headlights refurbed with the Holts kit which I found was pretty good and IMO better than the Meguirs kits I have used before.
Front fogs have been...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th January 2021, 18:05
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By Maxfly
Although I gave the headlights a quick clean up...

Although I gave the headlights a quick clean up soon after getting the car they were still fairly poor and the fog lights have been cloudy on the inside along with the indicators being dull and rough...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2021, 22:59
Replies: 47
Views: 4,608
Posted By Maxfly
Just waiting on my bonnet struts (and battery...

Just waiting on my bonnet struts (and battery cover) to arrive from dmgrs, my struts hold up the bonnet ...until a midgie farts nearby...and then the bonnet Will shut very gently. So hopefully new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2021, 14:39
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
It was from reading a post on here by another...

It was from reading a post on here by another member who put a link up to what they used. It is slightly different to the factory seal but fits fine in my eyes.
Canít remember which thread it was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 00:37
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By Maxfly
I had a slight weep at the joint that sits just...

I had a slight weep at the joint that sits just above the front subframe on the drivers side,it is actually fixed to the subframe iirc, a quick nip up with a couple of spannerís sorted that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2021, 19:11
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Replaced my warped scuttle panel with a better...

Replaced my warped scuttle panel with a better second hand one and renewed the seal that sits on it, against the windscreen. While scuttle was Off I ran sealant around the clips, donít think they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 13:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Maxfly
Mine were done in ĎMistral Anthraciteí...

Mine were done in ĎMistral Anthraciteí https://www.powderfx.co.uk/product/mistral-anthracite/

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/98915f1b3b29ded9a.jpg...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 13:06
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Mine got washed after getting a thick coating of...

Mine got washed after getting a thick coating of salt from the roads up here. Then the leather steering wheel was given a deep clean with APC, magic sponge and, eventually, once there was no more...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th December 2020, 17:30
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Maxfly
Thumbs up My thoughts were the actual selector switch...

My thoughts were the actual selector switch pictured but it looks like wiser than me have given more likely ideas that may sort this:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2020, 22:44
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Maxfly
Not sure how this works but assume thereís a...

Not sure how this works but assume thereís a sliding contact between the gear lever and that indicator? Would start by stripping it down and cleaning up that switch. My guess is because the indicator...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2020, 23:36
Replies: 42
Views: 3,041
Posted By Maxfly
It depends on how long you can go without your...

It depends on how long you can go without your car but with mine I did a side of the car at a time, took out drivers seat and rear bench, lifted carpet one side at a time, faxed out as much water out...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2020, 23:31
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Today was a quick wash of the ZT, as soon as I...

Today was a quick wash of the ZT, as soon as I got the marcher out it started to bucket down so I ended up as wet as the car lol




That was my first thought but canít see anything getting in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2020, 23:15
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Got a spare few mins and popped on my stainless...

Got a spare few mins and popped on my stainless bumper fixing kit from dmgrs before returning to the other half’s Astra to leak find in the boot, the hate for that car grows each and every...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th November 2020, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Maxfly
The sensor you can see on the rear detects when...

The sensor you can see on the rear detects when it’s dark and then when it is (or you cover it with a finger to test) and light shines on the sensor in the wee hole in the mirror itself, at the top, ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2020, 19:32
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Cheers, good shout that. Iím lucky thatís the...

Cheers, good shout that. Iím lucky thatís the garage is quite warm with our boiler being in there too but will still take it in and get it warmer in the house before fitting to be safe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2020, 22:08
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Replaced the broken drivers A pillar trim and...

Replaced the broken drivers A pillar trim and fitted the emergency boot release inner clip part so now thereís now no body trim hanging loose in the car. Strange how those two things really annoyed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2020, 17:32
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maxfly
Haha, no bother :D thatís good to hear, they...

Haha, no bother :D thatís good to hear, they certainly feel much better quality than what they come with from the factory so glad the colour will hold up too :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2020, 22:26
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maxfly
Top tip ;) although I meant how much they might...

Top tip ;) although I meant how much they might bleach or not lol:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2020, 22:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maxfly
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193519521872I got...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193519521872I got these, maybe pricey compared to the bungs etc but they are a really good fit and feel More like a plastic than a soft bung. I only fitted mine a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2020, 21:34
Replies: 25
Views: 3,362
Posted By Maxfly
Yes and also you will find the same motor in the...

Yes and also you will find the same motor in the MINI R50/53 too
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2020, 08:55
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Thumbs up Thanks to Dave (dattrike) who sent me the pin I...

Thanks to Dave (dattrike) who sent me the pin I needed for the seatbelt adjusted under the seat, got it fitted now and everything works as it should. Much appreciated :D
Forum: Items Wanted 5th September 2020, 14:48
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Maxfly
[/QUOTE] Think cruise control or rear...

[/QUOTE]

Think cruise control or rear sunblind would be the two easiest if that way inclined :}
Aye see what you mean, would be a shame to do that to black oak, hopefully something turns up!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th September 2020, 06:03
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Cool Thatís really nice, lifts the looks of the dash a...

Thatís really nice, lifts the looks of the dash a lot:cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2020, 20:34
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
With you there, I do prefer the technical finish...

With you there, I do prefer the technical finish in he ZT than the same finish in the MK2 ZS for some reason, I think the curves in the ZT work better than the mostly flat features on the ZS dash in...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th September 2020, 17:10
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Maxfly
Much appreciated, thanks again yer a star :cool::D

Much appreciated, thanks again yer a star :cool::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2020, 17:08
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By Maxfly
Thumbs up There is a guide on here somewhere but basically...

There is a guide on here somewhere but basically to the right of that plastic part there is a wee plastic tang that needs moved gently to the side with a suitable screwdriver, this then release the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2020, 16:22
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Cool An thanks to Steve (Artic), I got a four switch...

An thanks to Steve (Artic), I got a four switch trim fitted today. He had painted it himself and the colour match is not a kick in the backside off Technical Grey, yes the texture may be different...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th September 2020, 15:25
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Maxfly
That would be fantastic, thank you very much!

That would be fantastic, thank you very much!
Forum: Items Wanted 4th September 2020, 12:54
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Maxfly
Lightbulb Clevis pin for seatbelt height adjustment

As title (hope thatís the right description) looking for one Clevis pin as noticed I am missing one when I removed the seats today and it was visible anywhere on looking for it. Pics show the pin I...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th September 2020, 12:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,060
Posted By Maxfly
There is a two hole wood one on eBay if you...

There is a two hole wood one on eBay if you fancied painting it up maybe?
Or if you want to gain an extra switch at some point I have a 3 hole in technical grey available? I know itís not exactly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2020, 12:48
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Today I removed the from seats to lube up the...

Today I removed the from seats to lube up the gears for the motor adjustment and gave them a damn good vaxing, even though I did them quickly when I first got the car there was still plenty of muck...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st September 2020, 18:20
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Maxfly
Talking Part now sourced thanks to Steve (Artic), much...

Part now sourced thanks to Steve (Artic), much appreciated ��
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2020, 06:16
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Thanks Steve, that would be great if you have...

Thanks Steve, that would be great if you have one. My dremeling skills are the main issue and while I reckon I could dremel to the lines it would have bits that would catch my eye and annoy me lol. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 22:26
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Aye, was even thinking just going for a black...

Aye, was even thinking just going for a black paint finish on anything as it would fit in with the climate control ok. Will just have to take what there is I think. Not seen any four holes at all yet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2020, 20:47
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Decided to make a start on fitting the rear...

Decided to make a start on fitting the rear sunblind, removed the old one and finally got to hoover up the piles of broken glass that was hidden behind the various trim in the back, cleaned...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th August 2020, 14:57
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Maxfly
ZT A-Pillar Trim - to suit Airbag fitment

Looking for a drivers side A pillar trim to suit an Airbag fitted car. Good condition with clips if possible and no broken lugs please :D
Forum: Items Wanted 29th August 2020, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Maxfly
Wee bump :}

Wee bump :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 16:10
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Maxfly
Yep the OE ones were completely useless, Iím not...

Yep the OE ones were completely useless, Iím not sure if it was project drive or just the badges in general but yep better off colouring in one on paper and sticking it on with sellotape.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 16:05
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Maxfly
Aye they are the same size but different colour....

Aye they are the same size but different colour. Yours would originally look like this one in the link below, they just about all go this way. All the OE badges after sept 2002 (likely earlier...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 15:50
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Maxfly
Hopefully this works... MG badges front &...

Hopefully this works...

MG badges front & rear enamel for facelift ZT saloon
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174282933381

Union/Chequered flag badges
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174304580517
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 15:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Maxfly
I got mine from eBay Dougie, the MG badges are...

I got mine from eBay Dougie, the MG badges are enamel which should last longer than the rubbish oe printed ones that peel and fade although I have heard of some bits of enamel badges falling out....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2020, 15:41
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By Maxfly
As tracker says itís not too hard. Search the...

As tracker says itís not too hard. Search the forum for sunroof problems or similar and there are excellent how toís. Also on YouTube thereís a guide to how to fix it, itís the bmw e46 in the video...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2020, 15:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Maxfly
Those are faded originals by the looks of that...

Those are faded originals by the looks of that pic. Definitely time for replacement, I changed all mine including the union flag badges as they were the same and the MG badges were stickers over the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 17:51
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Nice easy job of fitting my drivers cup holder...

Nice easy job of fitting my drivers cup holder today. Suits me fine as if I have a drink in the car I usually am by myself but if the brood are in tow then it’s a drink and food while pulled over and...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 24th August 2020, 17:08
Replies: 14
Views: 4,101
Posted By Maxfly
I do like black rims, had them on my XPG ZS and...

I do like black rims, had them on my XPG ZS and looked grand but I prefer Anthracite. I got them done in ‘Mistral Anthracite’ in the end. Had a hurl up to Inverness at the weekend to catch up with a...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th August 2020, 21:03
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Maxfly
Sorry to jump in, would you have enough for me...

Sorry to jump in, would you have enough for me too please? I think itís 3 Iím missing.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2020, 20:25
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Maxfly
Sunroof Tweaking, Blind adjustment

Now I may be going over stuff already covered in other how to guides here but I don’t remember seeing some of what I did today mentioned but apologies if I have missed it.
Anyway, just after I got...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2020, 22:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Maxfly
Nae bother Dougie, aye know what you mean there 😁...

Nae bother Dougie, aye know what you mean there 😁
Will do 🍻👌
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2020, 22:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Maxfly
Really not sure, I would be tempted to say (not...

Really not sure, I would be tempted to say (not seeing how itís sitting) that itís possibly a couple of mm too high, I noticed that on adjusting mine it was easy to get the outer edge flush but then...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2020, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Maxfly
Yep I have done mine in the fully closed position...

Yep I have done mine in the fully closed position but reckon I tweaked the adjustment wrong when fitting the new motor as the blind wonít fully close (about a 1cm gap at the front), I think I have to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2020, 21:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Maxfly
Not an expert (about to put up a Similar thread...

Not an expert (about to put up a Similar thread myself lol).
When the sunroof is in the closed position, does it sit fairly level with the roofline when you look at it from the outside? If so I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2020, 23:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Maxfly
If you can get a flaring tool you could maybe try...

If you can get a flaring tool you could maybe try the job yourself. I did the brake lines on my old M reg escort and A P reg Astra with a mate and found it to be one of those weirdly satisfying jobs....
Forum: Items Wanted 10th August 2020, 15:15
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Maxfly
Exclamation Four Hole Dash Trim Piece In Technical Grey

Hi,

As title, looking for one of the bits of trim for the heated seat switches etc with 4 holes.
I currently have a 3 hole part and would swap someone for a 4 if for some reason they were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2020, 12:06
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Maxfly
Would it be worth a custom stainless system from...

Would it be worth a custom stainless system from a company near you? They normally obviously go louder but should be able to create a quiet system if required to and as it would be stainless should...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2020, 22:05
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Today was a simple but determined effort to stop...

Today was a simple but determined effort to stop the knocking from the rear. I was sure it was the exhaust and although it was touching a couple of spots that wasnít the cause. It turned out to be...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 6th August 2020, 16:43
Replies: 14
Views: 5,454
Posted By Maxfly
Can now confirm that is my radio antenna, found...

Can now confirm that is my radio antenna, found the box for it inside the old stereo's box that i have just sold. Mystery solved and i have radio reception so all is good:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th August 2020, 14:10
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Maxfly
Do you have a sunroof? If you do could be drains...

Do you have a sunroof? If you do could be drains blocked for that?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2020, 22:36
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By Maxfly
Maybe you knocked the dust shield and itís just...

Maybe you knocked the dust shield and itís just rubbing on the brake disc?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2020, 15:26
Replies: 8
Views: 962
Posted By Maxfly
Can you check everything is as it should be, the...

Can you check everything is as it should be, the grinding sounds like something’s isn’t right. Is it like ABS activating that pulsing through the pedal feeling or more like a constant roughness as if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2020, 15:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By Maxfly
I used the heat gun method on my scuttle panel...

I used the heat gun method on my scuttle panel which was very white and it has came up pretty well. Not perfect but Iím happy with it for the now.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st August 2020, 14:58
Replies: 10
Views: 955
Posted By Maxfly
You could possibly get new connectors and hose...

You could possibly get new connectors and hose from a pet shop? I used stuff for fish tanks when sorting the rear screen wash on my ZR years ago, seems better suited tbh as more flexible and when I...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 1st August 2020, 14:55
Replies: 1
Views: 2,455
Posted By Maxfly
I have just replaced my stereo. The car...

I have just replaced my stereo. The car originally had the Highline setup but looks like it was destroyed by water too, loom in boot is minging.
I think I have a replacement aerial for the radio...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2020, 00:00
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,335
Posted By Maxfly
Got the Xtrons fitted today with all cables and...

Got the Xtrons fitted today with all cables and antennas run out. Reverse camera wiring has been ran through to the boot but have yet to fit the camera itself, pondering where to fix it to.
So,...
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