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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 10:33
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By bl52krz
I can just imagine that handbag on your arm...

I can just imagine that handbag on your arm Brian. Suits you . :D:duh::shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2019, 10:13
Replies: 26
Views: 331
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome aboard Richard. Glad you chose a diesel....

Welcome aboard Richard. Glad you chose a diesel. The most reliable engine of the lot. First thing to do is check the plenum. This is the void under the covers at the bottom of the windscreen. Have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2019, 10:18
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By bl52krz
You really need to have a talk to Devilish. Drop...

You really need to have a talk to Devilish. Drop him a p.m through the club site. He is the local expert along with Trebor. He/ they will tell you everything about the fbh you want to know.Devilish...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2019, 22:35
Replies: 18
Views: 343
Posted By bl52krz
There are two different numbers that you connect...

There are two different numbers that you connect the switch too. It is all according to what model FBH you have. The later model FBH, the number 3 pin is connected to the switch. I think, not sure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 21:42
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By bl52krz
Mine does not come under reluctant sale, more...

Mine does not come under reluctant sale, more like a necessary sale. My much loved and cherished Daimler V8 250 Saloon. Petrol prices were going through the roof in the 70s, and this was a much...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2019, 18:45
Replies: 49
Views: 1,492
Posted By bl52krz
Got the answer to the above. No they do not cover...

Got the answer to the above. No they do not cover anything older than 16 years. So I am now on the hunt for a new company.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 21:09
Replies: 71
Views: 2,913
Posted By bl52krz
I donít know much about electrikery, but my...

I donít know much about electrikery, but my understanding is this. The higher amps, the thicker the cable has to be. So your home charger at say 48 kWh will require thicker cable. Have you any idea...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 19:07
Replies: 71
Views: 2,913
Posted By bl52krz
Well, after the mayhem the other day with two...

Well, after the mayhem the other day with two different types of generators going awol generating electricity, all I can say is told you so. Wonder how that affected even the few cars that were on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 17:01
Replies: 47
Views: 1,649
Posted By bl52krz
If your remark about’different numberplate’ on...

If your remark about’different numberplate’ on the trailer, is made to make out that it is illegal in some way, you are incorrect. My son lives and works in Germany, and he told me that trailers have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 16:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By bl52krz
Quite true. You never know what you have got,...

Quite true. You never know what you have got, until you lose it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2019, 21:33
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Brian. I have been round Donnington Park in...

Hi Brian. I have been round Donnington Park in one of those, with three other people in the car. Tell you what, they really do Ďgoí. Cornering is superb. Was really amazed at the speed it carried...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 20:12
Replies: 49
Views: 1,492
Posted By bl52krz
Just received the renewal quote for breakdown...

Just received the renewal quote for breakdown from Co-op insurance Same price for the last 4/5 years. £109.00 Cover the same as RAC, AA for this country, and Europe. Have now got to find out if my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Tom. Welcome to THE club for Rover 75s, and MG...

Hi Tom. Welcome to THE club for Rover 75s, and MG ZTs. I think you have the same colour car as I have. It’s paint code is GMN. You will find this on the plate at the bottom of the upright between the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2019, 11:00
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By bl52krz
Tell me where you can save upto £1000.00 for some...

Tell me where you can save upto £1000.00 for some jobs in labour alone over several years, for the measly sum of £10.00. ( Don’t let the gaffer know about it) Seriously, you can save £100s on labour...
Forum: Events and Meets 7th August 2019, 20:28
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. Just been checking ‘emissions zones’ and...

Hi Ian. Just been checking ‘emissions zones’ and have found That Arnhem has from 1/1/2019 a Euro 4 compliant state at all times. Are you still thinking of a trip to Arnhem when we are over there? Non...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 12:05
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rick. You wouldn’t by any chance be coming in...

Hi Rick. You wouldn’t by any chance be coming in Redfive to Holland would you? Last time I saw her was at Llangollen at a meet a few years back. Told Bob I wanted first offer on those wheels that are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 19:45
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By bl52krz
Nice to be able to get away from it all. Looks...

Nice to be able to get away from it all. Looks like a decent caravan Dawn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2019, 22:45
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By bl52krz
Never heard that one before. Regulations are...

Never heard that one before. Regulations are different here.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2019, 22:13
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By bl52krz
Please let us know over time how this Moog part...

Please let us know over time how this Moog part wears. Hope it is a good un. Don’t think we have had any feed back on Moog before.
Forum: Events and Meets 1st August 2019, 22:18
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
I carry two ordinary spare bulb kits from...

I carry two ordinary spare bulb kits from Halfords or anywhere else you can get them. Not very expensive. All I do now is every time I use one I buy a new one
Simples.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 21:58
Replies: 14
Views: 521
Posted By bl52krz
You have just joined the best club to be in for...

You have just joined the best club to be in for Rover/MG ZT. Your motoring will now be better than ever.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By bl52krz
Broken wire. Hope he sons gets back to full...

Broken wire. Hope he sons gets back to full health.Hope to see him at the next Nano Meet in late September . Get well David.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2019, 20:16
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By bl52krz
Dmrgs sells both drain plug and washers.

Dmrgs sells both drain plug and washers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2019, 20:13
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By bl52krz
Trikey is the nearest to you.

Trikey is the nearest to you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2019, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. When my friend and I changed our belts,we...

Hi Ian. When my friend and I changed our belts,we found that the aircon belt was like that after around 7 years from new. The auxiliary belt was starting the develop cracks in it. The out side of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2019, 19:39
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By bl52krz
Now there’s an offer you can not turn down. If...

Now there’s an offer you can not turn down. If Trikey passes it, you know it’s ok.
Forum: V8 Forum 28th July 2019, 22:41
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By bl52krz
Dont worry Bri. We wonít make you ride in one....

Dont worry Bri. We wonít make you ride in one. Not yet anyway.
Forum: V8 Forum 28th July 2019, 22:20
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By bl52krz
I did not think you would part with Pooky Bear...

I did not think you would part with Pooky Bear Bob. Sometimes memories are made to keep.And you have many with the name of the car. Glad you are keeping her.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 12:13
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By bl52krz
Just a quick tip:- tie a piece of string to any...

Just a quick tip:- tie a piece of string to any spanner you use, or anything else you use over the engine bay. Saves taking the tray off if you do happen to drop/knock anything into the engine bay...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 11:56
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By bl52krz
Tom. My suggestion is give Marianabrian a call...

Tom. My suggestion is give Marianabrian a call and I am sure everything will be cleared up, quickly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2019, 11:36
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ralph. Have a look in the ‘Members cars for...

Hi Ralph. Have a look in the ‘Members cars for sale’. Always worth a look, and often cheaper than dealers offerings. Good Luck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2019, 22:49
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By bl52krz
Probably nothing to do with the air on being...

Probably nothing to do with the air on being used, but on the other hand,maybe. We have just gone through some very hot weather. The air con has to work harder to get the temperature down to what it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 22:08
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By bl52krz
We were going to my sons place in Germany as the...

We were going to my sons place in Germany as the halfway house, and then onto Bydgoszcz. I think it was around 1100 miles all told there. We were going to stay at his relatives in Bydgoszcz.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 20:55
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By bl52krz
I have always wondered about the fact your...

I have always wondered about the fact your insurance goes up when it was the other persons fault. Could that not be classed as uninsured loss’? Therefor recoverable through the other persons...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 23:19
Replies: 39
Views: 2,094
Posted By bl52krz
There is always one. I wonder sometimes if they...

There is always one. I wonder sometimes if they are really fit to be behind the wheel. Makes you wonder what they are like in the rest of their life.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 23:09
Replies: 501
Views: 35,170
Posted By bl52krz
I did naff all to my car today,or yesterday....

I did naff all to my car today,or yesterday. Never even took it out the garage. To hot for me this weather.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By bl52krz
Which pipes are you talking about? Coolant hoses...

Which pipes are you talking about? Coolant hoses or those smaller ones that carry fuel?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 19:25
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By bl52krz
Was that a BSA 500 he had?

Was that a BSA 500 he had?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2019, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By bl52krz
Hi David. I had a Polish friend who was born in...

Hi David. I had a Polish friend who was born in Bydgoszcz. We were planning on going over with his wife and mine a few years ago, when he was taken ill.We never made it. It would have been an epic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2019, 17:44
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By bl52krz
For insurance read.......robbery without the...

For insurance read.......robbery without the violence.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 12:29
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By bl52krz
Of course it was hot. It is supposed to be hot....

Of course it was hot. It is supposed to be hot. One pipe is hot, the other is cold and dripping with condensation this weather.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2019, 11:52
Replies: 16
Views: 714
Posted By bl52krz
Change My oil and filter around 5/6000 miles....

Change My oil and filter around 5/6000 miles. Going abroad on a trip of around 2000 miles, I change them again. Fuel filter around 2/3 years. Pcv around every air filter change, 2 years.Just changed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 22:38
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By bl52krz
Give it a tap with a heavy object a couple of...

Give it a tap with a heavy object a couple of times.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 22:35
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By bl52krz
Just Put ‘car in Taunton aircon’ simples. There...

Just Put ‘car in Taunton aircon’ simples. There are loads.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 22:19
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By bl52krz
Are you thinking what I am thinking? ABS?

Are you thinking what I am thinking? ABS?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2019, 22:13
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome to THE club for Rover75s and MGZT...

Welcome to THE club for Rover75s and MGZT problems. By the way, your car is just about run-in now. Check the plenum before you do anything else.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2019, 17:48
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Michael. I know where you are coming from. My...

Hi Michael. I know where you are coming from. My wife has had operations on her eyes because of glaucoma. The last one was a tubelectomy, which has failed to work. Hope yours is solved soon. All the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2019, 21:35
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By bl52krz
I doubt there is any pressure left in the system...

I doubt there is any pressure left in the system after 2 years. Be on the safe side and gently undo one of the joints on the injectors. You will still have diesel in them but doubt there is any...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th July 2019, 21:21
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By bl52krz
I can throughly recommend SGS 3 ton jack. Over...

I can throughly recommend SGS 3 ton jack. Over 500 mm height. Enough to jack on the rear middle jacking point to put the car down onto a pair of axle stands. Excellent quality and very well built,and...
Forum: V8 Forum 19th July 2019, 22:31
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By bl52krz
Dont work out how much it has cost you in fuel to...

Dont work out how much it has cost you in fuel to reach that figure. They donít want to here the sirens round where you live..:D:D:getmecoat:
Forum: Events and Meets 19th July 2019, 22:27
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
No! Never had one in all the years I have been...

No! Never had one in all the years I have been travelling on the continent. So far as I know, the only place you really need one is Spain.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 22:00
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By bl52krz
Probably on the phone.

Probably on the phone.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 21:54
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By bl52krz
While you are there, have a look where the cables...

While you are there, have a look where the cables disappear into the body at the front end. The wires from there are run inside a piece of thin tubing round under the rear offside seat. When I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 11:35
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By bl52krz
So far as I understand the course of events, or...

So far as I understand the course of events, or shall I say my take on it. He was selling items that had to have a deposit on them before he would order. The items seemed mostly to come from China....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 11:07
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By bl52krz
Leave it where it is.

Leave it where it is.
Forum: Events and Meets 17th July 2019, 21:35
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Dont forget to take a five gallon container of...

Dont forget to take a five gallon container of water so you can top up all the while. Have you checked for mayo in header tank today? :D:shrug::getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 17:19
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By bl52krz
Lovely motor. Don’t know about the price though.

Lovely motor. Don’t know about the price though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2019, 22:39
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. Have your rings on the lower part of...

Hi Jules. Have your rings on the lower part of the pipe to the egr not been changed? If you come to the Nano Meet this Saturday, I’m sure that could be arranged
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 22:26
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Of course it’s posh. Don’t give the game away.

Of course it’s posh. Don’t give the game away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 22:57
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By bl52krz
What was the car in the garage for?

What was the car in the garage for?
Forum: Events and Meets 15th July 2019, 16:49
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
How many 1.8 are going? Just need a head gasket...

How many 1.8 are going? Just need a head gasket for each one!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 16:39
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Well you must be common. Where Tarquin lives is...

Well you must be common. Where Tarquin lives is posh.:bowdown::shrug::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 11:35
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Only ‘half presentable’? What’s the matter with...

Only ‘half presentable’? What’s the matter with you Brian? Yuum slipping our kid.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 11:29
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By bl52krz
If you do want to re-core your rad/ intercooler,...

If you do want to re-core your rad/ intercooler, Longford Radiator Services Coventry have a good name.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2019, 11:17
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By bl52krz
As already said; seat belt cutter is my guess....

As already said; seat belt cutter is my guess. Reason:- you only use the triangle if you have a breakdown, or an accident.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 21:52
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By bl52krz
Gap Turbo’s Birmingham. Precision Turbo....

Gap Turbo’s Birmingham. Precision Turbo. Birmingham. Both are good at their job. Get them up on the net and have a look at both.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 21:47
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By bl52krz
See if you can pull the the spindle up further....

See if you can pull the the spindle up further. If you can then there is something not holding the spindle out far enough.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 17:01
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By bl52krz
Well done to Willy and yourself. 700 miles is a...

Well done to Willy and yourself. 700 miles is a long way in one day. Just keep thinking of that end result. All the best for the next leg of your adventure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 16:56
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
I think it is a blanking plate. You have to...

I think it is a blanking plate. You have to remove it to get to the turbo I believe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 14:20
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Washed car yesterday, and today started to polish...

Washed car yesterday, and today started to polish it in between watching qualifying for tomorrow’s F1. My son bought me a spray container of a ceramic finishing coat which I am trying. Evidently...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 23:17
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By bl52krz
Many years ago, when I used to dabble with...

Many years ago, when I used to dabble with shares, not millions you understand, I had a phone call from an American guy, who told me he was selling some shares on behalf of a bank. They were an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 22:22
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By bl52krz
GMN the same as mine. 17 in August I believe

GMN the same as mine. 17 in August I believe
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 4,182
Posted By bl52krz
These sill outers have been on the market for...

These sill outers have been on the market for quite a while now. And yes they are galvanised.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 17:01
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By bl52krz
This will be an interesting exercise Julian. Is...

This will be an interesting exercise Julian. Is it the injectors? Is it stem seals? Is it turbo? This is intriguing. I hope it is the injectors, Best of luck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 16:39
Replies: 20
Views: 898
Posted By bl52krz
All this gush about ,to change, or not to change...

All this gush about ,to change, or not to change gearbox oil. Oil does not stay ‘new’ forever. It’s constituant’s gradually break down. I.E. Do not stay as new oil.I don’t care what all the so called...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 13:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,129
Posted By bl52krz
I have not got £25 Billion to give away, but...

I have not got £25 Billion to give away, but nearing my nemesis, I feel it is about time I shared my global wealth. Therefore if you would like a share of it, just send me a cheque for £25 and I will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2019, 09:30
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By bl52krz
I wish you all the best for the Rally. Something...

I wish you all the best for the Rally. Something I would have liked to have done in my younger days. Onwards and upwards.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 11:23
Replies: 60
Views: 2,668
Posted By bl52krz
The E-type is iconic. The Rover 75 And MGZT will...

The E-type is iconic. The Rover 75 And MGZT will become iconic. Perhaps not in my lifetime, but in the lifetime of some of our younger members on here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2019, 11:16
Replies: 32
Views: 1,532
Posted By bl52krz
I bought a set from Crofts of the last batch he...

I bought a set from Crofts of the last batch he had done. They are still perfect. Those in your photo’s look terrible Steve. You did say they were the plastic ones?
Forum: Events and Meets 10th July 2019, 23:58
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. I am not worried about paying the price...

Sorry. I am not worried about paying the price whatever it may be. Just replying to a post by Eric, that’s all. A good idea of Ian’s to all fill up at Sainsbury’s store, and then drive to the shuttle.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 17:04
Replies: 60
Views: 2,668
Posted By bl52krz
Well I can tell you that mine will still be on...

Well I can tell you that mine will still be on the roads in 2020 and beyond if I have anything to do with it, along with many more that I can see. The only ones going to the scrapers are those that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 16:50
Replies: 35
Views: 2,133
Posted By bl52krz
Its got cruise control also.

Its got cruise control also.
Forum: Events and Meets 9th July 2019, 23:01
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to burst your bubble Eric, but here are the...

Sorry to burst your bubble Eric, but here are the prices of diesel first:-Belgium £1.42.... France £1.35.5. Nederland £1.35.
Petrol (unleaded). Belgium £1.39.5. France £1.43. Nederland....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 21:44
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Not today, but Saturday, changed manual gearbox...

Not today, but Saturday, changed manual gearbox oil. Must be getting old because it took me a lot longer this time to get the oil in the filler hole. Found out that if you push the pipe I use in to...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 7th July 2019, 23:14
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. Both I and weggie will be there on the...

Hi Steve. Both I and weggie will be there on the Saturday again. Hope the weather is as good as the last one. Fantastic.
Forum: Events and Meets 7th July 2019, 20:41
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Your taking a trailer then Andy?

Your taking a trailer then Andy?
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2019, 00:05
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By bl52krz
I’m sorry, but all this c.r.a.p. About diesels...

I’m sorry, but all this c.r.a.p. About diesels gets my goat. All the ‘experts’ should be put in a room full of petrol fumes from a car, and I will go and stand in a room full of diesel fumes. I know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 23:33
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By bl52krz
I hope you can Bob. It would be nice to see you...

I hope you can Bob. It would be nice to see you again. Last time was at Llangollen, a few years ago now. There is also a chap round the back of where I walk the dog that has a yellow ZR. Often speak...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 22:36
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By bl52krz
: You could always try to be a...

:
You could always try to be a nuisance?:D:shrug::duh::bowdown::getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 22:33
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By bl52krz
Well, that’s it. Only ever thought I would reach...

Well, that’s it. Only ever thought I would reach around 30 the way I used to thrash life. Burnt the midnight oil candle at both ends, every day.Nearly always had heavy manual jobs, apart from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 18:05
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By bl52krz
I had both the 2.6 and 3.5 V8. The 2.6 had a...

I had both the 2.6 and 3.5 V8. The 2.6 had a problem with the head gasket and the wheel arches were rotting away. It was in white. Now, the 3.5v8 was a different kettle of fish. Moonraker Blue, a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 17:49
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By bl52krz
What a miserable world these eco warriors and...

What a miserable world these eco warriors and greens want to live in. Mind you, they might stop gripping about everything they have not got then. The problem is all us older citizens have got mostly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 17:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By bl52krz
Never given any engines a flush. Took a few sump...

Never given any engines a flush. Took a few sump covers off and never seen anything but clean and shiny insides. Seen lorry engines that have done well over a million miles, and never seen anything...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2019, 16:46
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By bl52krz
I always use Gunk. Smells nice and really works....

I always use Gunk. Smells nice and really works. Clean your engine with it if it is dirty, and the smell from a warm engine is hhhmmm.
Forum: Events and Meets 5th July 2019, 00:16
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Always knew you had some dirty habits.Hope you...

Always knew you had some dirty habits.Hope you wash them before you go.
Forum: Events and Meets 5th July 2019, 00:06
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Jules. I always take my sat nav, but I deactivate...

Jules. I always take my sat nav, but I deactivate the speed camera action. And in over thirty years going over there, I have never been stopped. Just keep to the speed limits, it’s quite easy if you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 17:38
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By bl52krz
I took my son a 320 slk sports over to Germany...

I took my son a 320 slk sports over to Germany around two years ago. Lovely to drive with the gearbox on it. The power was really impressive when you poked it a bit. No figures don’t want to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 17:30
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By bl52krz
It would be good if you could bring yourself and...

It would be good if you could bring yourself and ‘nana up to one of the Midlands nano meets later this year Bob? I am sure there would be an admiring crowd. We have a chap in our road who has a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By bl52krz
I think you will go back and tell them it is ok...

I think you will go back and tell them it is ok or not. I pretty sure you will not be charged. It will be a bit of promotion for them because you will tell everyone how good they are, and they will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 22:33
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By bl52krz
The iconic ‘Banana’ rises again. Glad your prized...

The iconic ‘Banana’ rises again. Glad your prized possession is now back to seeing the world. Happy days ahead. Bottoms up Bob.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 17:26
Replies: 35
Views: 2,133
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to here you dad is not so good at the...

Sorry to here you dad is not so good at the moment. It would be better if you did as advised above, and put an advert in Members Cars For Sale. You can not put it in if you are not a subscribed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 11:31
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By bl52krz
No reason to leave the forum. I am sure you will...

No reason to leave the forum. I am sure you will pop in now and again. Nice car you have decided on, but hope you have deep pockets if anything goes ass upwards. What colour is it?
Forum: Events and Meets 1st July 2019, 21:49
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. It is only a couple of miles from the...

Hi Rob. It is only a couple of miles from the premier at Cherry Tree Lane. We are staying at the Premier and going for the meal at the hotel in Folkestone. See you at either or. Sorry, you are at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 10:06
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By bl52krz
When youhave the wheel off, undo the bottom...

When youhave the wheel off, undo the bottom connection of the droplinks, and take bolt out(disconnects the roll bar). You can then feel the wear better. Mine was shot on the top joint.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2019, 09:57
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By bl52krz
Holland Trip

Would not normally put this kind of post here, but, IanG would like to know if you who are going? Could just click the Thank You button on post 458 in the Events and Meets section of the trip...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 09:48
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By bl52krz
Holland Trip?

So it looks as though there are only 15 of us now going to Holland then? Have a look at post 458 on the Events and Meets section of this trip. Ian wants all those who ARE going, to just click on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 22:00
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By bl52krz
Have you tried them on the outside? I suppose to...

Have you tried them on the outside? I suppose to do so, you have to be parked on your drive, or 200 yards from a road, otherwise they would probably disappear. The difference is very noticeable.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 21:18
Replies: 23
Views: 924
Posted By bl52krz
Another well kept Rover. Well done, and long may...

Another well kept Rover. Well done, and long may it be so.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 11:44
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By bl52krz
Ford really have been bankrupt for years. I...

Ford really have been bankrupt for years. I agree with your comments about ‘political’ events in GB. Whatever is/has gone wrong, then that is the cause.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 11:21
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By bl52krz
Naw. It’s like my post above. I bet Maninder had...

Naw. It’s like my post above. I bet Maninder had a good time at Ronnie’s.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:35
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By bl52krz
Go and see their manager and tell them what has...

Go and see their manager and tell them what has happened. Then take it from there making sure that you intend making a claim for negligence in changing you tyres over. Look through their waste bins...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:25
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By bl52krz
As you say, the written word can be misconstrued...

As you say, the written word can be misconstrued to be something other than what was meant by the composer.I think that sometimes people look for the two extremes according to What mood they are in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By bl52krz
If parked at home on drive, cover the roof with...

If parked at home on drive, cover the roof with an old blanket, large bath towel or large curtain. You will be surprised how cool your car will be when you open the door. Also the silver sheets that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 22:13
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By bl52krz
RIP Beth. Hope Dog keeps his pecker up, and their...

RIP Beth. Hope Dog keeps his pecker up, and their children cope with the trauma of loosing their lovely mother.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 21:51
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By bl52krz
Glued mine on drivers door 4/5 times with super...

Glued mine on drivers door 4/5 times with super glue and other types. Still came off. Tried Gorilla Glue six months ago, and still in place.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 21:42
Replies: 51
Views: 2,295
Posted By bl52krz
Vigilantes are on the up. A few thugs getting...

Vigilantes are on the up. A few thugs getting beaten up will help them understand that society has had enough of these thugs. A big thick stick made from oak helps. I use mine as a walking stick...
Forum: Social Forum 27th June 2019, 21:34
Replies: 79
Views: 2,033
Posted By bl52krz
The problem these days is that these scumbags...

The problem these days is that these scumbags don’t expect any retaliatory action. Well they have been allowed to do what they like. Nothing like seeing their faces when he who has no body balance...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 19:47
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By bl52krz
750rpm+/- 50rpm.

750rpm+/- 50rpm.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 19:42
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By bl52krz
Just find a company that does copies. I have for...

Just find a company that does copies. I have for various pipes . Had one made to a better standard for my power washer when that pipe developed a split in it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2019, 19:38
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. Try P. Atkins. Bosch specialists. NG18...

Hi Jules. Try P. Atkins. Bosch specialists. NG18 5ES at Nottingham.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 17:33
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By bl52krz
Different to what? When? How? :shrug::getmecoat:

Different to what? When? How? :shrug::getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 12:05
Replies: 51
Views: 2,295
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Micky. So sorry to here about the sitebags...

Hi Micky. So sorry to here about the sitebags that have thieved your working tools. I imagine itís someone who has been in the garage at some time and made mental note of what you have for Rover/MG...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 11:49
Replies: 32
Views: 2,215
Posted By bl52krz
Now. I might be interested in that one! What...

Now. I might be interested in that one! What colour is Masons Black? Is it like Ambiguity Amber? Dark Purple more like.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 23:00
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By bl52krz
Also check the bolt holes in the wheel for...

Also check the bolt holes in the wheel for elongation,.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2019, 18:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,362
Posted By bl52krz
Avon Z5 16 inch on mine at the moment. They are...

Avon Z5 16 inch on mine at the moment. They are slightly more noisy than my 15 inch Goodyear Efficientgrip
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 22:10
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By bl52krz
Its unfortunate, but today’s youngsters we’re...

Its unfortunate, but today’s youngsters we’re brought up by people who ‘wanted to give their kids what they never had themselves’. Thereby lies the problem. They are used to having everything done...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 20:36
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By bl52krz
Jules. The turbo fitted to our diesel’s are a...

Jules. The turbo fitted to our diesel’s are a Mitsubishi The one fitted to ours is a normal vane arrangement. The one fitted to the B*W is a variable vane one. Ours is quite reliable. I can not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By bl52krz
As above. Keep trying to start, and you could...

As above. Keep trying to start, and you could scramble the immobiliser. Then it’s a ‘Bri, can you help me out post’.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 20:07
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
John. All I will say is:- there are pessimistís....

John. All I will say is:- there are pessimistís. And there are optimists. I am one of the later. I donít fear a future anywhere.Hope itís a good Halloween this year if you know what I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 00:02
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By bl52krz
Get the wide number plate double sided tape for...

Get the wide number plate double sided tape for sticking numberplates on with. I did two years ago what you are going to do with the hard wiring the rear number plate lights.Had no trouble since with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 21:04
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Richard. Yes,there were lots of things...

Hi Richard. Yes,there were lots of things eventually made for our cars abroad. The point is, if you want say a nut and bolt, you get them coming in from all over the world,mostly China, because they...
Forum: Events and Meets 19th June 2019, 20:41
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. As I have still not received any...

Hi Ian. As I have still not received any communication from the hotel, I have sent another e.mail asking them to send me an invoice notifying me that I and John have been booked in for the dates...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 13:53
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
How can ’genuine MG Rover’ parts still be...

How can ’genuine MG Rover’ parts still be available so long after they have gone bottom’s up?? It is about time this caper was called out for wha it is:- not genuine parts. The parts that were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 00:53
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By bl52krz
You can put two more noughts on it and you will...

You can put two more noughts on it and you will not be anywhere near it. Sorry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 00:45
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Ooohhh Mrs. Donít stop! Red Red Red,under the...

Ooohhh Mrs. Donít stop! Red Red Red,under the bed.:D:shrug::bowdown::smilie_re::getmecoat::mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 22:27
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
You little minx you.Were they red shoes?

You little minx you.Were they red shoes?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 22:23
Replies: 20
Views: 1,211
Posted By bl52krz
I have a number plate with three letters and one...

I have a number plate with three letters and one number. What is it worth? I already know.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 18:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By bl52krz
Lovely looking car Rav. It sure does look like a...

Lovely looking car Rav. It sure does look like a keeper. I like everything about it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2019, 10:07
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By bl52krz
Delivery SHOULD take one to two months. ...

Delivery SHOULD take one to two months. Hhhhmmmmm. Money up front? Hhhhhmmmmm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 09:54
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
You could not be going to a better person than...

You could not be going to a better person than Lates. Come away feeling that it is at the top of its form.No doubt he will check your vis motors are working. Are you having the auto box fluid changed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 09:44
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By bl52krz
Wainwright was

I know this is nothing to do with our cars directly, but I was watching the news this morning of the river flooding in Wainwright, and wondering if any of our cars,MG/Rover 75ís, have been flooded...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to hear that you are going to be MG less...

Sorry to hear that you are going to be MG less soon. The only crumb of comfort that I can offer you is that by your post, I don’t think it will be long before you have a restoration project type back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 22:12
Replies: 60
Views: 3,485
Posted By bl52krz
You state that the car was a petrol car? What has...

You state that the car was a petrol car? What has that got to do with diesel? Ever since supermarkets have been selling diesel, I have used it. Never had any problems with it of any shape or form....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 23:47
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By bl52krz
I’m sure I had one of them for breakfast this...

I’m sure I had one of them for breakfast this morning. Just watch the beak.
Forum: Events and Meets 13th June 2019, 21:14
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
Two more for dinner please Ian. Do you know if...

Two more for dinner please Ian. Do you know if it’s a fixed menu? By the way, I have now had the confirmation email from the Shuttle. Cheers.?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 20:56
Replies: 30
Views: 2,335
Posted By bl52krz
I have the spring lifter onmine. No leaks or...

I have the spring lifter onmine. No leaks or probs yet?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 22:33
Replies: 10,742
Views: 712,292
Posted By bl52krz
Did absolutely nothing on mine. It’s been raining...

Did absolutely nothing on mine. It’s been raining here for the last 3 days non stop.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 22:20
Replies: 501
Views: 35,170
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. A short lesson I found out about at the...

Hi Steve. A short lesson I found out about at the company I worked at, and I believe goes on in insurance companies NOW. Consider this. A cartel run between companies is illegal! So why is nothing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 16:14
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By bl52krz
My Pagid coated disc’s are still ok after around...

My Pagid coated disc’s are still ok after around 15 months.
Forum: Events and Meets 12th June 2019, 16:06
Replies: 612
Views: 36,904
Posted By bl52krz
I have not yet received an invoice from the...

I have not yet received an invoice from the hotel,or an email from the Shuttle. Have I said something?
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