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Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2022, 11:57
Replies: 91
Views: 5,294
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The modern rail system lacks capacity on the...

The modern rail system lacks capacity on the actual lines, on one single line they often have to slot in local station stops, the high speed through trains and all of the heavy slow freight. There is...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2022, 09:43
Replies: 91
Views: 5,294
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yep, happened to me in L3 in my two month old...

Yep, happened to me in L3 in my two month old company car, in the middle of the day on a busy M62. I was lucky to be doing a little over the limit, on a downhill and quick thinking. The engine ECU...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 11th January 2022, 16:32
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Original Radioguy DD - max Gb/speed

I am trying to do a member a favour, who has an original radioguy DD, but is lacking the Satnav software SDcard, by copying my own installation to a card he has sent me. I have copied it across to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 16:44
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,371
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I know what the manual says, but I guess they...

I know what the manual says, but I guess they rounded it up, or they mean it only works at an indicated 25mph on the dash - which is actually a bit less than 25mph. I use it regularly in our local...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2022, 11:42
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I think the mechanism is that they not so much...

I think the mechanism is that they not so much absorb the bump, but that they store the energy then release it (bounce), which helps you get over a bump more easily. Just like a tennis ball hits a...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 22:04
Replies: 63
Views: 2,144
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Nor I, it felt so very silly doing what I had...

Nor I, it felt so very silly doing what I had done all of my working life without even need to think about it.



If you bang your head on a wall and it hurts, then you naturaly learn to be more...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2022, 21:54
Replies: 63
Views: 2,144
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Of course there is, no one with any sense would...

Of course there is, no one with any sense would just plough into a ford of completely unknown depth, unless their mind was not on their driving or they it was a life or death situation.


I have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2022, 21:37
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,371
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It's actually a bit less than that, or it might...

It's actually a bit less than that, or it might just be unique to the CDTi - Mine will engage / not frop out until 22MPH.
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 19:44
Replies: 63
Views: 2,144
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Should one really expect to be taught, or indeed...

Should one really expect to be taught, or indeed need to be taught the proper decision to make in every single circumstance which crops up on life? Obviously that would be an impossibly wide ranging...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 10:11
Replies: 63
Views: 2,144
Posted By HarryM1BYT
What - no Youtube videos then..:icon_lol:

What - no Youtube videos then..:icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2021, 09:58
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The only inner tubes available now, are poor...

The only inner tubes available now, are poor quality sourced from the Far East.
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I got a puncture on my caravan's jockey wheel and...

I got a puncture on my caravan's jockey wheel and decided to try one of those, as they were suggested by the seller to be OK for jockey wheels. It seemed fine when first fitted, but they need to stay...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2021, 11:50
Replies: 63
Views: 2,144
Posted By HarryM1BYT
There is a depth gauge in the deepest part..

There is a depth gauge in the deepest part..
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 21:12
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Not really that much different, they sell a mixed...

Not really that much different, they sell a mixed bag of food, just as Aldi/Lidl do. Tesco/Asda/Morrisons etc. had to learn to be more competitive on price. It's not true that the coop have no big...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 18:59
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Whilst agreeing that the profit level is...

Whilst agreeing that the profit level is pathetic, it seems obviously to me why - too high prices, so customers are only buying a minimum spend. They are not going in to do their weekly big spend...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2021, 15:33
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well, if you don't mind paying the extra pound or...

Well, if you don't mind paying the extra pound or two for the warm cosy glow.... I don't suppose it really matters, but I try to live in the present.



Yes, they did have a noble history once...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2021, 18:35
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Aldi/Lidl are not new arrivals they have been...

Aldi/Lidl are not new arrivals they have been around, in the UK, for 25/30 years and have continually expanded the number of stores ever since. I understand they started in Germany post WWII, yet...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2021, 07:51
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No, the diesel cooler is much further back,...

No, the diesel cooler is much further back, behind the rear wheel, the dosing pump is in front of the rear wheel.



Turning the FBH off stopping the leak, makes no sense at all - if the leak is...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2021, 07:32
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We mostly do the same, get meat from the local...

We mostly do the same, get meat from the local butcher generally. It costs a bit more, but worth the extra.



A good while since I was last in an Aldi, but they seem to be more or less...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2021, 22:12
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You will need to search this forum for 'Dash...

You will need to search this forum for 'Dash Diagnostics', it was documented several years ago..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 22:10
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It's really easy. Just look under the off-side/...

It's really easy. Just look under the off-side/ driver's side, the rear door. You can reach under the car without jacking it up to inspect, but it will need raising to replace it.



There is a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2021, 21:31
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Dash diagnostics might provide some clues.. ...

Dash diagnostics might provide some clues..


Their are two level sensors, the output of which can be accessed via the diagnostics. Might avoid you having to guess which of the two is at fault.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 21st December 2021, 21:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,205
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I only have the current maps.

I only have the current maps.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2021, 21:19
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By HarryM1BYT
If you bypassed the FBH pump, the the FBH will...

If you bypassed the FBH pump, the the FBH will not work at all. It's a 'metering/dosing pump' or solenoid pump. It injects a dose of diesel with each click it makes. The are a common point of failure...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2021, 19:13
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I was comparing what we used to have, with what...

I was comparing what we used to have, with what we have now. When I were a lad (violin), unless you were really out in the sticks, the almost the end of every street would have a little shop. The end...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2021, 10:59
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We don't have a very local shop, nearest are...

We don't have a very local shop, nearest are shops in the Main St a bit over half a mile away, or a Lidl + Tesco + Home Bargains a bit further away.



I tend to jump on the bus to Main St,...
Forum: Social Forum 21st December 2021, 10:39
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have no idea if it still applies or how it...

I have no idea if it still applies or how it might work if it does. I don't remember stamps, but I do remember we had a number for the divi. I would be sent to collect odd items to the Coop and had...
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2021, 18:01
Replies: 59
Views: 2,295
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I thought it was just our local Coop that was...

I thought it was just our local Coop that was silly expensive, obviously not.



We have several competing shops in the Main St, but it doesn't seem to bother them. They have a special offer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th December 2021, 20:07
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By HarryM1BYT
If you think the oil light might be telling lies,...

If you think the oil light might be telling lies, just unplug it at the pressure switch = if light remains on, you can be reasonably sure it's doing its job..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2021, 15:09
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By HarryM1BYT
And a very merry Christmas to you and all... ...

And a very merry Christmas to you and all...


1, I have no the slightest idea what that was supposed to mean.


3, Solar chargers struggle inside my dark garage :icon_lol:


7. Yes, I...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2021, 21:25
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Of course there is some collusion, but certainly...

Of course there is some collusion, but certainly not the world wide collusion as you seem to be suggesting. I am not naive far from, but your attempts to defend your position by claiming such a wide...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2021, 20:57
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Of course there is some collusion, but certainly...

Of course there is some collusion, but certainly not the world wide collusion as you seem to be suggesting. I am not naive far from, but your attempts to defend your position by claiming such a wide...
Forum: Social Forum 16th December 2021, 16:01
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Would that no involve a world wide collusion...

Would that no involve a world wide collusion involving all world leaders and all those involved with medical research around the world?


Seems a bit far fetched that they could possibly get away...
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2021, 20:19
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
So in your limited view, none of us should have...

So in your limited view, none of us should have accepted the jab and we instead have been prepared to put up with the NHS being overcome, people seriously ill on the streets, plus a high death toll?
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2021, 19:11
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
As can you, but this issue affects all of us and...

As can you, but this issue affects all of us and needs a joint effort to conquer it.
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2021, 16:54
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We elect a government to do what is best for all...

We elect a government to do what is best for all of us, everyone. The government has taken various advice from a great number of experts and the overwhelmingly best advice is to get vaccinated, for...
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2021, 14:22
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Might that mean if we were to keep being on your...

Might that mean if we were to keep being on your back, you might do the right thing :icon_question:
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 21:59
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Quite simply I agree with MSS, that the thread...

Quite simply I agree with MSS, that the thread has run it's course, I think you are saying you have had the jabs, so no more to be said on that score. My concern was Wraymond claiming he would get by...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 16:45
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
But those are the same sources as those who try...

But those are the same sources as those who try to give reasons for refusing the vaccine quote and seem to accept as the truth - why is are the same sources not at least as acceptable, but in support...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 13:42
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Antivaxxers like to pretend they are not...

Antivaxxers like to pretend they are not antivaxxers.

Examples:

"A man has reportedly died and others are in intensive care after attending “coronavirus...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2021, 10:37
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,371
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The first time I went in there, it was very much...

The first time I went in there, it was very much like it was depicted in the film. Not so now or a few years after I first visited.
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 10:27
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
DD, like Farage, is a politician hardly an expert...

DD, like Farage, is a politician hardly an expert or qualified to comment on vaccines, health, medical matters or statistics. He came out with answers which suited you so you accepted what he said. I...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 08:51
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well, as we all know Farage is a major authority...

Well, as we all know Farage is a major authority and knows everything there is to know about vaccines, so you must believe every word he says?



Likewise that Scot, TV history presenter who...
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2021, 08:37
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The smallpox vaccination was never 100%, it only...

The smallpox vaccination was never 100%, it only needed to be good enough to wipe out the smallpox, that is how vaccines work - they rely on being good enough. The covid vaccine is good enough to...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 18:46
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No vaccine is 100% certain to work, none of them,...

No vaccine is 100% certain to work, none of them, but given that they reduce one's chances of not getting to 70%, drastically reduce the severity, reduce the chances of dying, also reduces the...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 16:07
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It is not a decision on which colour tie to wear...

It is not a decision on which colour tie to wear for the day, it is much more serious than that. Besides, if your decision only affected you personally, then you would be welcome to it, but your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2021, 12:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By HarryM1BYT
A flat battery takes so long to charge by...

A flat battery takes so long to charge by driving, via the alternator, because once a battery is on charge - its voltage rises rapidly to oppose the flow of current into it. The only way to speed up...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 10:16
Replies: 38
Views: 1,789
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have one of those bottled gas fires on wheels,...

I have one of those bottled gas fires on wheels, complete with a near full gas bottle. That bought decades ago and not really used, just for emergencies.


I have a small single ring gas burner...
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 09:10
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
If your decision, only had an effect on you - no...

If your decision, only had an effect on you - no problem at all, however your decisions and others of a similar mind can and do have repercussions for all of the rest of us.



Sometimes...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2021, 19:56
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
An additional option, unlikely, but something it...

An additional option, unlikely, but something it might eventually be necessary to implement, is to deny those who have refused the vaccine medical assistance if and when the do get covid. Their...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2021, 19:21
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Normally I would agree, but the individual...

Normally I would agree, but the individual deciding they are unwilling to wear masks, or have the jab, are severally affecting the health, wealth, welfare and in some cases - the lives of others...
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2021, 19:10
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well said and all accurate.

Well said and all accurate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2021, 16:16
Replies: 47
Views: 2,738
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Thanks, I have had concerns about whether it was...

Thanks, I have had concerns about whether it was or wasn't a replacement clutch since I got the car. Andy Willi soon after I got it, first suggested it had a new slave, so likely a clutch too.
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2021, 20:23
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well not quite. They are a weakened form of the...

Well not quite. They are a weakened form of the virus, so the immune system can more easily deal with it. So everyone's choice is to risk getting the real thing, with a very real risk attached, or...
Forum: Social Forum 8th December 2021, 20:10
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well, you don't suppose it could be the very...

Well, you don't suppose it could be the very obvious answer, that it is the correct and absolutely best response in this pandemic do you? That we should all do the right thing and accept the jab.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2021, 19:57
Replies: 47
Views: 2,738
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Mike, from memory my pipes emerging out the top...

Mike, from memory my pipes emerging out the top of the gearbox are metal and I was told long ago that judging by the pipes - the slave/clutch must have been changed at some time.



Would my...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2021, 20:07
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You are missing the point that the virus keeps on...

You are missing the point that the virus keeps on changing and your immunity needs to keep up with the changes, as does the vaccination until the virus is wiped out. There have been several instances...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2021, 19:45
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Correct, or at least as I understand the...

Correct, or at least as I understand the situation.
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2021, 14:00
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You don't need to chat with a 'GP patient' it is...

You don't need to chat with a 'GP patient' it is very common knowledge that the LF test is far from 100%, of either positive or negative. The standard is the PCR, the LF is just a better than nothing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2021, 14:30
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Scotchloks are bad news, they are a quick fix,...

Scotchloks are bad news, they are a quick fix, but not reliable long term. A little moisture, which you always get in cars anyway, they oxidise and the connection becomes poor, especially at 12v....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2021, 13:48
Replies: 13,269
Views: 1,356,371
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You were welcome - all I really did was watch and...

You were welcome - all I really did was watch and point in the right direction. Wendy sends her regards..
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 10:51
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Right or wrong, the law is the law and we elect...

Right or wrong, the law is the law and we elect the law makers to protect the majority of us.


The carers are less likely to get covid, yet if do - they are much less likely to be seriously ill...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 21:11
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You are of course very wrong, we are in a very...

You are of course very wrong, we are in a very much better position now, than when the panic was on to find suitable vaccines. The stats and graphs make it abundantly clear that the initial lockdowns...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 12:27
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yep, which ever way you look at it, those...

Yep, which ever way you look at it, those claiming right to choose whether to have the jab are simply being antisocial, endangering the health and in extreme cases the lives of everyone else they...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 11:06
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The difference of course being, that NHS staff...

The difference of course being, that NHS staff are not so well paid as in the private sector, made up for in part, by being paid when off work.
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 11:00
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Not the same thing at all and not comparable....

Not the same thing at all and not comparable. Would you equally welcoming of a leper, or someone with a similar disease into your home? Of course not and that would not be discrimination.


...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 18:34
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Now Austria has had to make vaccination...

Now Austria has had to make vaccination compulsory and is considering doing the same, but is suggesting there is likely to be another total lockdown of the population.



Aren't we lucky that so...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 15:23
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Try actually analysing and understanding the...

Try actually analysing and understanding the genuine statistics. The statistics prove that you have a greatly reduced chance of becoming seriously ill and a similar chance of not dying should you...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 15:11
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No the figures are there, online to be read and...

No the figures are there, online to be read and reported. Anyone can make such a report, even you, from which the official figures are derived. What you then do is compare the number who died as a...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 15:06
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We must also be very wary of all the conspiracy...

We must also be very wary of all the conspiracy theories which are circulating and doing tremendous damage.
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 15:03
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
You have a peculiar idea of what discrimination...

You have a peculiar idea of what discrimination is - everyone is welcome providing they have had the jabs, or have a valid reason to have not had them. Under 18's are not allowed to order drinks at...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 07:15
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
But it is not. The seller is simply trying their...

But it is not. The seller is simply trying their best to avoid coming into contact with covid, exactly as the more sensible of us are doing. It is not discriminatory, because everyone is welcome,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 20:43
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Not a factory fit then after all, there are no...

Not a factory fit then after all, there are no relays in the factory fit BMW unit. Relays suggest a general purpose towing unit.
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 20:35
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Which is what I said, but without stating a...

Which is what I said, but without stating a reduction figure. The 50% would seem a bit higher than last time I took notice of the stats..
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 14:16
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
What you wrote, makes no sense to me at all....

What you wrote, makes no sense to me at all. There are certainly stats which suggest the jab works, stats to suggest it avoids infection, stats which suggest that even if you do get it, the effects...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 14:09
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry, I misread read where you thought the 'not'...

Sorry, I misread read where you thought the 'not' ought to be. I would not want to be cared for by anyone who had not had the jabs.. There.
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 10:39
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry, but I cannot believe that wireless...

Sorry, but I cannot believe that wireless charging can be more efficient than a transformer, it defy the rules of physics if it could. Don't forget, these commercial are trying to sell something, so...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 10:29
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No a 'not' was not intended. The stats clearly...

No a 'not' was not intended. The stats clearly show you are less likely to catch covid and less likely to pass it on. Many jobs, quite reasonably have conditions attached to getting the job, either...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 09:40
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Epicyclic gears and a clutch. Much better than an...

Epicyclic gears and a clutch. Much better than an extra cruising gear on a gearbox for over taking. I could sit there in 3rd, overdrive engaged, see an opportunity coming up flip the over drive off,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 21:56
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It was a GKN/Laycock old advert for overdrives,...

It was a GKN/Laycock old advert for overdrives, demonstrated using an MGB. I loved overdrives :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 21:04
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Old MG's TV Now

Channel 81 Freeview...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2021, 12:25
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Induction charging is far to inefficient for such...

Induction charging is far to inefficient for such hefty currents. Well designed induction transformers get to around 90/95% efficient - phone chargers manage around 50%, car charging much worse than...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 10:27
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Then you will be wrong! Trailer road...

Then you will be wrong!



Trailer road lights, fridge leisure battery charge and the fancy BMW canbus electronic gubbins for trailer lamp failure, is all normally powered from a fuse in the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 16th November 2021, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Primo has.... Primo/contents +/ in...

Primo has....


Primo/contents +/

in which folder there are building, map, phoneme, poi and speedcam +


Where I have typed a + there are lots of other files and folders, but the important...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 15th November 2021, 20:18
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I can help you out with Primo and latest maps -...

I can help you out with Primo and latest maps - email me if that's any help..
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 14:02
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
We simply didn't know then, what we know now...

We simply didn't know then, what we know now about how it was spread and it took time to get measures into place.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 12:40
Replies: 255
Views: 8,523
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They suggest it helps to reduce the chances of...

They suggest it helps to reduce the chances of passing covid on - that is good enough for me. I would want to be cared for by someone who had not been jabbed.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 11th November 2021, 21:20
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My apologies if anyone has emailed me, but my...

My apologies if anyone has emailed me, but my ISP's (Plusnet) email server has been off line for the past two days and still is, with no clue as to how long it might be back on.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 9th November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 6
Views: 912
Posted By HarryM1BYT
New maps for double din

I mentioned it is another thread, but just in case anyone might have missed it....


I have managed to find a source for replacement completely up to date maps, for the Radioguy double-din WinCe...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 7th November 2021, 20:03
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Sorry - I have filled your inbox. Could you clear...

Sorry - I have filled your inbox. Could you clear it I have an urgent link to get across to you..


[Edit] I have us some new 2021 maps, to suit Igo Primo and for the entire world. I have several...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 19:39
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I had my rear arms treated to prevent them...

I had my rear arms treated to prevent them rusting back in July. They were the only part of the car for which I had concerns about rust. The entire car was factory treated, strangely - apart from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 11:41
Replies: 47
Views: 2,738
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Duplicate post..

Duplicate post..
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 11:13
Replies: 47
Views: 2,738
Posted By HarryM1BYT
They can last the life of the car, or need...

They can last the life of the car, or need replacing every 20K miles - it is all down to driving style and how much abuse a clutch suffers.

Mine is now on 123K miles, I have towed (maximum weight)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2021, 10:06
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By HarryM1BYT
MOT- Passed!

It flew through again, with 0.90 opacity and no advisories, not even a suggestion.

Last year it was suggested off the MOT record, I should look at getting the rear arms rust protected, which I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 12:04
Replies: 47
Views: 2,738
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I'm with you on this point. My understanding of...

I'm with you on this point. My understanding of the DMF's purpose is that it helps smooth out and regulate the pulses of speed of the engine, as it fires. Rather than using a big, heavy flywheel to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 21:09
Replies: 23
Views: 2,068
Posted By HarryM1BYT
TOAF is here -...

TOAF is here - https://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/


It needs the VAG interface, but adapted for the MG/Rover.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 08:06
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have both a reversing camera under tow ball and...

I have both a reversing camera under tow ball and a recording car cam watching out the rear window. Reversing camera cable runs under the edge of the carpet, to feed the screen in the radio at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 17:44
Replies: 432
Views: 115,526
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It was developed as a botch to get around...

It was developed as a botch to get around emission regulations, to burn of the Nox at a tickover. Fine when the vehicle is new, but as time goes on and because of the way they work, they have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 08:38
Replies: 29
Views: 1,881
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is the same thing! Just slack it all...

That is the same thing!


Just slack it all the way back, so the spring is not under tension..
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2021, 15:08
Replies: 29
Views: 1,881
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The very worst thing you can do to a torque...

The very worst thing you can do to a torque wrench, is to leave at a torque setting - always put it away set to zero torque. Never use a torque wrench as a general long bar for extra leverage when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 14:38
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Perhaps a good motive for a murder :eek:

Perhaps a good motive for a murder :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 14:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By HarryM1BYT
He was reporting the stored fault codes in the...

He was reporting the stored fault codes in the ECU.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 14:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Why would it need need new handbrake shoes?

Why would it need need new handbrake shoes?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 16:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Now sorted, delayed due to my holidays and other...

Now sorted, delayed due to my holidays and other commitments. I agreed with them to leave the front bits of pipes under the arches, as they are very short, well greased and protected from weather by...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st August 2021, 19:31
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I've run just three tests since installing a...

I've run just three tests since installing a faster. bigger card. The first boot to the point where I could type test, was no faster, but the second and third tests where very much faster.



I...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st August 2021, 10:22
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I ordered a new Kingston 32Gb speed 10 SDHC card...

I ordered a new Kingston 32Gb speed 10 SDHC card (smallest you seem to be able to get these days), for it and did a straight copy of everything from my original Sandisk 8Gb HC card.


My initial...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 20th August 2021, 15:54
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Original Radioguy DD - slow to boot

This is the first DD unit offered by the Radioguy seller, which uses a memory sim for music and a second one for the Nav software - Igo and several years out of date.



It could be me, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 11:01
Replies: 19
Views: 5,178
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is except for the Contemporary SE diesel,...

That is except for the Contemporary SE diesel, which took some winding up to speed. That is until the 160 mod came out, now it picks up its skirts and motors :D


The black leather, carpets and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That problem rings a bell from a few years back. ...

That problem rings a bell from a few years back.



After much investigation, it turned out to be just a poor connection or similar, something to do with a failing wire or connection to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2021, 12:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I delayed contacting them until today, because I...

I delayed contacting them until today, because I wanted an opinion from my friendly local MOT guy, too be armed with, but he was too busy to have a look and time was pressing for me too. We are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2021, 09:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It is /was very well rustproofed at the factory,...

It is /was very well rustproofed at the factory, but before the final things went on like the exhaust and rear arms - which was why I wanted them to concentrate their efforts mainly on those areas....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 19:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I got it up in the air again, for another, better...

I got it up in the air again, for another, better look at the work this afternoon, on a jack, and to check whether they had actually removed the fuel tank to run the pipes as they said they had done....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 15:12
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I'm just getting too old for scambling about...

I'm just getting too old for scambling about under cars, which was why I paid a company to do it. It's really the first time that I have not been able to do work on my own cars and this happens.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 13:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yes, but I have tried reducing the three images...

Yes, but I have tried reducing the three images down to 180K each and only adding one to the post -same result.


"The text that you have entered is too long (190942 characters). Please shorten it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 13:34
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Thanks, how can I post photos, I have tried copy...

Thanks, how can I post photos, I have tried copy and paste, plus putting them in the image gallery too - when I try to edit them into the post, I just get a warning that my post is too large.


...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 12:24
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Disgusted with work carried out!

I found a local place which said they could rust treat the underside of my car, said they could do it all for around £450 so I took it round and discussed them doing a partial job, as my main concern...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th July 2021, 14:25
Replies: 18
Views: 2,232
Posted By HarryM1BYT
RJ11 supports a maximum of 6 wires/pins, but the...

RJ11 supports a maximum of 6 wires/pins, but the middle four are the only ones normally used. They are the plug which normally plugs into the phone end of the flexible phone lead for telecoms, it is...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th July 2021, 13:34
Replies: 18
Views: 2,232
Posted By HarryM1BYT
No, why would you want to? RJ11 is for...

No, why would you want to?


RJ11 is for telecoms/ telephone. RJ45 is for LAN / network cables/ router connections.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2021, 20:23
Replies: 24
Views: 4,173
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Try a voltmeter across the LED first, when it...

Try a voltmeter across the LED first, when it should be flashing. No volts, suggest the LED might be OK and the fault is elsewhere.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 14:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Update

My £450 local quote has now had it up on the ramps for a proper look with me. He says the under side, apart from one or two places is brilliant, just as it left the factory, so he just needs to touch...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2021, 08:27
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It's on the outside of the car, right at the very...

It's on the outside of the car, right at the very front, just a little way back from the headlight. On some models it is a chrome strip, but on my model the strip is body colour.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2021, 08:12
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Trim clip for waist strip

The trip clip has broken, for the very narrow strip of trim which run along the waist of the car. The strip has come adrift at the very front/ leading edge, where the strip becomes pointed. Has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2021, 06:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I'm the third owner, it began life as a lease...

I'm the third owner, it began life as a lease car, then bought (maybe by leasee), followed by my buying it.



A while since I was last under it, but when I was - the under body looked to be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 07:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That is what was described as the process for my...

That is what was described as the process for my recent quote at £450 for the full car doing, though not Dinitrol. I'll be going back there when I have more time, to allow them to get it up on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2021, 14:56
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have found a more local one, who specialises in...

I have found a more local one, who specialises in 4x4's. They suggested they could do a full treatment with a fancy rust stopper and coating (didn't catch the name) for £450 and supposed to be better...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 11:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Andy Turner 0113 2784003

Andy Turner 0113 2784003
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 06:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The place will seem empty, whilst it's away for...

The place will seem empty, whilst it's away for treatment. It has never been away from me before :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2021, 20:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
That's a bit far, but thanks anyway. The...

That's a bit far, but thanks anyway.


The more local to me place, has quoted the same (£150-ish), but has said it takes 24 hours. Basically the steam clean, leave over night to dry thoroughly,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2021, 14:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Ouch! Just short of £1000.

Ouch! Just short of £1000.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2021, 21:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Waxoyl Leeds

I have a mind to get my 75 Waxoyl treated and last December tracked down a company in Leeds Kirkstall/ Bramley), which I could actually get the car to - bearing in mind I would need to leave it and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2021, 12:31
Replies: 49
Views: 4,254
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My 75 has not run up many miles in my ownership....

My 75 has not run up many miles in my ownership. When I bought it, I had use of a company car, so the 75 was for high days and holidays. Now I'm retired, I do many less miles, I travel free local on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2021, 21:53
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Yes, that's why I said 'sparingly', even so, the...

Yes, that's why I said 'sparingly', even so, the handbrake will not get hot, it's not a service brake.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2021, 17:56
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Which was? I used (sparingly) copper grease.

Which was?

I used (sparingly) copper grease.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 16:06
Replies: 41
Views: 3,937
Posted By HarryM1BYT
It's a single post portable lift, you wheel it to...

It's a single post portable lift, you wheel it to the vehicle to jack it up. Lifts 1000kg according to the manufacturers label, but I suspect much more than that that when I have compared it to other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2021, 15:21
Replies: 41
Views: 3,937
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I'm putting my lift up for sale, should anyone be...

I'm putting my lift up for sale, should anyone be interested in it.

Failing health and age has meant I haven't really been able to use it as much as I expected when I bought it, so rather than...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2021, 20:48
Replies: 325
Views: 97,667
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Have you actually checked the glow pin itself? It...

Have you actually checked the glow pin itself? It is too low a resistance for most people to have the equipment to test it, but if you connect it (carefully) across 12v, it should quite rapidly get...
Forum: Humour Corner 26th April 2021, 11:28
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The butler

A rich couple was going out for the evening and the lady of the house decided to give the butler, James, the night off. She said they would be home very late and he should just enjoy his evening. ...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 20:34
Replies: 119
Views: 6,606
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have my appointment for my second Pfizer, on...

I have my appointment for my second Pfizer, on Friday afternoon. Hope all goes well, SWMBO will be away for a few days :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2021, 13:14
Replies: 19
Views: 2,987
Posted By HarryM1BYT
To keep the drum in good condition and the...

To keep the drum in good condition and the handbrake working efficiently, the handbrake needs some regular use to stop the car whilst on the move. If the lever is just pulled up when the vehicle is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 08:03
Replies: 50
Views: 3,205
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I agree, I have been with AF since I got my 75...

I agree, I have been with AF since I got my 75 and they have always been the cheapest and have just accepted my 2x mods (towbar + 160). I recommended them to an older friend, with a lesser car and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2021, 07:55
Replies: 50
Views: 3,205
Posted By HarryM1BYT
If it drives like a dog, then it is unmodified....

If it drives like a dog, then it is unmodified. The 160 makes it very a very drivable car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2021, 08:05
Replies: 50
Views: 3,205
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I had my 131 remapped with the 160 and informed...

I had my 131 remapped with the 160 and informed my insurers. They asked what sort of difference it would make, I simply said it would improve the drive-ability and safety pulling out at junctions....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2021, 20:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I have some of that somewhere on a shelf - must...

I have some of that somewhere on a shelf - must try it too.
Forum: Humour Corner 14th April 2021, 08:38
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The rabbit

A rabbit walks into a pub and says to the barman, “Can I have a pint of beer, and a Ham and Cheese Toastie?“ The barman is amazed, but gives the rabbit a pint of beer and a ham and cheese toastie....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2021, 20:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Are you sure its not your knee? :duh:

Are you sure its not your knee? :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 20:11
Replies: 119
Views: 6,606
Posted By HarryM1BYT
I heard similar at the surgery - side effects...

I heard similar at the surgery - side effects with the second Pfizer, side effects with the first AZ.
Forum: Humour Corner 3rd April 2021, 06:44
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By HarryM1BYT
The hills are alive.

Bob Hill and his new wife Betty were on holiday near Transylvania . They were driving along a rather deserted highway. It was late and raining very hard.

Bob could barely see the road in front...
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2021, 10:12
Replies: 119
Views: 6,606
Posted By HarryM1BYT
She had the AZ in the morning and was scheduled...

She had the AZ in the morning and was scheduled to work a full 6 hour shift after it. So many had taken time off after it, that they insisted she went home 30 minutes early. The only effect she had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2021, 10:03
Replies: 52
Views: 23,694
Posted By HarryM1BYT
My Cruise master switch, the one on the dash,...

My Cruise master switch, the one on the dash, failed to light up the other day when I pressed it to engage it. Thinking there might be a fault, I set about trying to track it down yesterday, but a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2021, 09:53
Replies: 119
Views: 6,606
Posted By HarryM1BYT
Well enough :} Arrived 30 minutes early, no...

Well enough :}

Arrived 30 minutes early, no body queuing, but they hadn't begun. They whisked her in 15 minutes early than her appointment time and I was able to go in with her. They though we...
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