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Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2019, 20:06
Replies: 233
Views: 11,933
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Wes. Blimey I cannot believe you are still...

Hi Wes.
Blimey I cannot believe you are still going through all of this. I really hope there is an end to this. I pray it gets better for you.

Judy and myself are routing for you.
Take care of...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2019, 19:59
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By murphyv310
Thank you all for the very kind messages and the...

Thank you all for the very kind messages and the PM's received with congratulations.



Take care all of you.
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2019, 19:43
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By murphyv310
Hi John. The car is a Jaguar SS100 that belongs...

Hi John.
The car is a Jaguar SS100 that belongs to a very good friend of mine from Edinburgh, Peter Scott.

See here. http://www.nostalgiatech.co.uk/
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2019, 09:08
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Chaps. Well we married on the 3rd. We...

Hi Chaps.


Well we married on the 3rd. We had a lovely day with the exception that the cars I had ordered did not appear, it caused me a bit of stress on the day and I had to spend a bit of time...
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2019, 09:16
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By murphyv310
Good news

Hi.
Many here will remember that I lost my wife of 30 years in January. After the loss I was not at all good, I fell into depression, had no reason to live and just continually worked around the...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2019, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks Chaps. This is my first birthday since...

Thanks Chaps.
This is my first birthday since my darling Anne passed away in January. Its been hard over the last few months an today is no exception. Yesterday most of the family was together as...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2019, 21:08
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. After Anne passed in January I lost two...

Hi.

After Anne passed in January I lost two stones by the end of March.

At the beginning of December I was 101Kg now 88Kg.
Forum: Social Forum 15th March 2019, 19:33
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Harry. I've two daughters and they have been...

Hi Harry.
I've two daughters and they have been told to "help themselves" all they have taken is "soap & glory" a watch and a bottle of Poison perfume and that's it. Once I'm in a better frame of...
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2019, 21:35
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Harry. Yes I had forgot about what happened...

Hi Harry.
Yes I had forgot about what happened to you, I remember you had a pretty awful time as well as loosing your loved one. I agree there are things that remind you of your partner/wife and...
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2019, 20:41
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hello to all my good friends here. The last...

Hello to all my good friends here.

The last few weeks have not seen any real changes, I have though tried to carry on and do things to keep me occupied. Car wise the the Panda just keeps rolling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2019, 21:47
Replies: 31
Views: 1,709
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. One of the reasons I parted with my 75 was...

Hi.
One of the reasons I parted with my 75 was problems for getting in and out of the car. My late wife Anne had problems with it too and she suffered with Fibromyalgia. Recently I got a lift in a...
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2019, 18:59
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hello All. Well in the early hours of tomorrow...

Hello All.
Well in the early hours of tomorrow (26th) it will be one month since Anne passed. The last month has been difficult, I've kept busy and in the main the daylight hours have been just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th February 2019, 09:34
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Jeff. I really feel for you, I have been...

Hi Jeff.
I really feel for you, I have been away for a long time and was surprised this thread was still running. I certainly got the wrong end of the stick from some here and apologise for any bad...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2019, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Thanks everyone. A bit more...

Hi.
Thanks everyone.

A bit more info...... The car is an MPI with twin injectors and doesn't have the vacuum sensor, perhaps that may be a clue or change the goalposts!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2019, 21:01
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By murphyv310
1996 Rover Mini question

Hi.
A non 75 question that could help out a friend.

My friend has had this "P" reg Mini for a good few years. It has a very intermittent misfire, all the usual things have been tried over the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th February 2019, 19:18
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. The funeral took place this afternoon. It...

Hi.
The funeral took place this afternoon. It was immensely hard and emotional. I really couldn't believe the number of people that attended, there were well over 150, There were a good few from...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2019, 21:45
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hello all. My thanks button has run out so...

Hello all.

My thanks button has run out so may I thank you all for the lovely words. The last few days have been awfully hard and sad, I had to get the doctor in on Monday due to severe chest...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2019, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I just saw this, I'm really sorry to hear...

Hi.
I just saw this, I'm really sorry to hear of your loss, may I offer you my deepest condolences. I fully understand what you are going through.

Take care my friend, my prayers are with you.
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2019, 23:02
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Thank you all for the very kind words and support...

Thank you all for the very kind words and support you all have given me.

My darling Anne was the light of my life, when I met her she pulled me out of a very dark time and turned me round to...
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2019, 21:07
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hello. I'm afraid that poor Anne has passed...

Hello.

I'm afraid that poor Anne has passed away. She died in the early hours of the morning. She was getting worse on Friday afternoon quite quickly, her breathing had got shallow, eyes couldn't...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2019, 21:37
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Well this might be the last post on this...

Hi.
Well this might be the last post on this thread. Today we saw the Oncologist from the Beatson in Glasgow. The news was harrowing, the tumour on the Large Bowel is actually not that big being...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2019, 22:23
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks to all for the kind words. There is...

Thanks to all for the kind words.

There is not much more I can say, it's a terrible illness and hard to see a very loving person just fade before you and so quickly.
My sympathies go out to...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2019, 14:35
Replies: 78
Views: 4,002
Posted By murphyv310
A bad time for my wife

Hi.
It is a long time since I logged into this forum for my own reasons.

2018 was a very hard year for myself and my wife Anne with health issues but the big blow has now struck Anne, Anne is...
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2018, 20:03
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Thanks to Phil and all that have replied. ...

Hi.
Thanks to Phil and all that have replied.
I have answered this as I believe in courtesy to those that have been kind enough to acknowledge my years supporting this club, my 64th birthday and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2018, 09:33
Replies: 49
Views: 5,279
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. May I add my two pence worth to this...

Hi.
May I add my two pence worth to this thread.
I fully stand by Brian here he is 100% correct with not a bit of argument about his advice.
I was in a very fortunate position when working for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2018, 19:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By murphyv310
More info needed

I was disappointed to read of the news about MFL especially considering that the belts were done by Nigel so recently.
The mileage has to be under 5000 and three years.
Granted the car needed work...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2018, 13:53
Replies: 12
Views: 1,091
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Not spies as we know it but members like...

Hi.
Not spies as we know it but members like myself that have been verbally abused or online that don't log in any longer. Also many that have been banned by either being silly or broken a rule in a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2018, 09:52
Replies: 83
Views: 7,322
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I've not posted here for nearly 3 months...

Hi.
I've not posted here for nearly 3 months and this post will be a one off.
Simon I know you are wrong and I believe your penny pinching attitude needs to be passed onto the membership.

You ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 20:19
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Lovely comment thanks, such a nice chap :mad:

Lovely comment thanks, such a nice chap :mad:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 20:18
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Jeff. Thanks for the clear and concise...

Hi Jeff.
Thanks for the clear and concise reply. Very helpful and no doubt will help with those that don't know the situation.
I'm pleased things are moving on well.
Personally I didn't want to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 10:39
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
That's really good news.

That's really good news.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 10:14
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Good. looks like some movement is happening at...

Good.
looks like some movement is happening at last.
So perhaps just wait and see what transpires.
Fingers crossed from me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 09:47
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Did you get the answers you hoped for? He must...

Did you get the answers you hoped for?
He must have been working night shift too. Pity you can't interrogate the IP address of the email and check where it originated from.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 09:45
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
If the shop is now no longer involved at all...

If the shop is now no longer involved at all Richard then all concerned, Jeff, Tony, Sean, and the shop owner should have had another importer to take over the work. Radioguy is/was trading on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th February 2018, 09:30
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
So surely the gripe has to be with Tony Fry as...

So surely the gripe has to be with Tony Fry as its him you have paid.
So does Sean actually exist or am I being suspicious? Also is there a link between Tony & the old shop in Clacton? Somehow I'd...
Forum: Social Forum 13th February 2018, 09:29
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I'm glad it has all turned out OK. Nice to...

Hi.
I'm glad it has all turned out OK. Nice to see you here again Steve and hopefully more often.
I'm also impressed Cliff you have a TV1 & Retrovisor.
I've been playing around with a spare TV22...
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2018, 20:09
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. It is a mistake and Steve has replied on...

Hi.
It is a mistake and Steve has replied on the forum where it originated from, you'll see it in the link on post five.
Sorry to all for this, I too took it in good faith.
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2018, 16:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks Paul. I find it all very embarrassing.

Thanks Paul.
I find it all very embarrassing.
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2018, 14:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Chaps. See this thread where a mate of mine...

Hi Chaps.
See this thread where a mate of mine is replying as I'm not on it https://www.vintage-radio.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1016416#post1016416

I'm hoping that it is wrong and Steve is OK, I...
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2018, 09:14
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By murphyv310
Panrock

I've been informed my friend Steve Ostler has passed away, Steve has been a member here for many years and is well known for his quality vintage radio and TV restorations, his company Radiocraft has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2018, 20:08
Replies: 24
Views: 1,860
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Anna. Sorry to hear of your MG6 troubles. A...

Hi Anna.
Sorry to hear of your MG6 troubles. A quick talk a few weeks ago with the lad at Brysons wasn't good. Although enthusiastic they have had a myriad of problems, makes me wonder if they get...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2018, 20:03
Replies: 55
Views: 5,172
Posted By murphyv310
The outer ring of the bush that's left in the...

The outer ring of the bush that's left in the holder needs to be drifted out if you are going to fit Powerflex bushes.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2018, 10:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By murphyv310
I think a lot is down to common sense. Always...

I think a lot is down to common sense.
Always keep valuables out of sight, don't keep wallets, registration V5 or documents in the car. Set your sat nav home address for a few streets away (naughty...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2018, 09:49
Replies: 55
Views: 5,172
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I did both COA & MFL with Poly bushes. The...

Hi.
I did both COA & MFL with Poly bushes. The job takes a little longer but the car feels so much more taught with them, I didn't notice any increase in road noise either.
After removing the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 10th February 2018, 09:35
Replies: 16
Views: 2,532
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I use the microfibre mitts as well as the...

Hi.
I use the microfibre mitts as well as the cloths I don't always use the mitts or the cloths as in this weather I wash the car two times a week at least. Normally I do two washes with the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2018, 09:21
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By murphyv310
Now sorted I see. Would have been nice to see...

Now sorted I see.
Would have been nice to see an acknowledgement though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2018, 21:46
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Log out and then log back in, that should clear...

Log out and then log back in, that should clear the cookies. Make sure you do that on all devices you access the forum on.
Forum: Social Forum 9th February 2018, 21:43
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By murphyv310
And the recently banned Radioguy!!!!!!!! Still...

And the recently banned Radioguy!!!!!!!!
Still listed??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2018, 19:52
Replies: 24
Views: 2,641
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks chaps. The main problem is now out of...

Thanks chaps.
The main problem is now out of the hands of us here (Thanks Reebs) I've said my piece and hopefully we can all move on now.
I will though be taking a back seat, if I do post it will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2018, 19:47
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Well although I don't intend to contribute...

Hi.
Well although I don't intend to contribute much or really anything to the forum right now I have to say that the decision to remove ties with Radioguy has to be the best solution at this time. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 22:19
Replies: 24
Views: 2,641
Posted By murphyv310
Leaving

After some thought this will be my last contribution to the club.
I have already have had some issues but in view of recent threads and a rebuke from the moderators this will be my last post/thread....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 20:05
Replies: 48
Views: 7,642
Posted By murphyv310
PM has now been sent to Paul ***** I did...

PM has now been sent to Paul

***** I did have dealings with Sean in 2012 with a used Win CE headunit, prior to I knew about Jeff, PM's and Emails were not answered, I gave up eventually and then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 18:22
Replies: 48
Views: 7,642
Posted By murphyv310
Why bother Pete when he's not logged in since the...

Why bother Pete when he's not logged in since the 22nd December.
The man is useless and not to be trusted.
See for yourself about him not logging in................
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 5th February 2018, 18:17
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. So what have you been told? That items...

Hi.
So what have you been told?
That items were stuck in Germany? Total rubbish and this has been confirmed by the shipping companies.

Problems with the supplier? Again no proof or comms from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2018, 18:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,855
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I'm disgusted that these issues are still...

Hi.
I'm disgusted that these issues are still going on.
Surely with all the info here no one would consider buying from Sean or anyone that is affiliated with him?
The main issue is now the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2018, 12:42
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Kaiser. You need to allow a return for the...

Hi Kaiser.
You need to allow a return for the plug left in the cylinder to fire, so pulling one plug lead means there is no current flow. Ideally put a bolt or length of wire in the plug cap and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2018, 22:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,067
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Of thousands of people I I have met in my...

Hi.
Of thousands of people I I have met in my life I have to put Brian in the top ten and perhaps right at the top.
He is generous to a tee, helpful and very knowledgable not only that a nice guy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2018, 21:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. None of the current diesels in my mind are...

Hi.
None of the current diesels in my mind are going to prove the excellent reliability of earlier offerings from PSA & VAG.
I had an Audi 80 with the AAZ TDI unit and a ZX Turbo with the XUD...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2018, 14:14
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
This should at least answer one question Not...

This should at least answer one question
Not logged in for well over a month, could be looking in still though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st February 2018, 09:35
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Ken. The 1.8 K series in the 75 and other...

Hi Ken.
The 1.8 K series in the 75 and other Rovers only have two coil packs. It uses a "Wasted Spark" system, in other words one end of the coil goes to one plug and the other end to another, what...
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2018, 22:25
Replies: 41
Views: 2,931
Posted By murphyv310
What a lot of rubbish. With all the scandals...

What a lot of rubbish.
With all the scandals of recent weeks, months and years we are trying to move on from the lecherous ways that be-dog society. What has women prancing around with virtually...
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2018, 16:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Rav. Your folks are not alone. My son closed...

Hi Rav.
Your folks are not alone. My son closed his shop before Christmas, it had been there 35 years, he was the manager for 6 years and then had the chance of buying it 5 years ago, the last 18...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2018, 15:54
Replies: 25
Views: 2,413
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Glenn. When I passed my test in 1971, I was...

Hi Glenn.
When I passed my test in 1971, I was blinded by the cars with sealed beams, why you may ask?? Well my car was a 1960 beetle with 6 volt lights. My car was 11 years old, younger than any 75...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2018, 21:16
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By murphyv310
I'd agree that an oily plug is a pain to clean. ...

I'd agree that an oily plug is a pain to clean.
Fit a new set and if the problem still exists it my be prudent to actually take it on the road and see if you can clear it, a bit of revs may be the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 21:10
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Wes. Fiat dealers are just the same and...

Hi Wes.
Fiat dealers are just the same and funnily enough when I bought the Panda from Parks in Irvine they were multi franchised Fiat, Renault & Dacia. They are useless and born liars.
To be fair...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 20:28
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By murphyv310
The fan is after the pollen filter so they are...

The fan is after the pollen filter so they are stringing you on Wes as no leafs can possibly get to the fan.
Go back and threaten them with trading standards.


***************** Crossed with...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 20:25
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. The answer is to put each crank web at 120...

Hi.
The answer is to put each crank web at 120 degrees. That reduces vibration to an extent, a balancer shaft does help but it uses power so self depreciating.
Most vibration is below 900rpm to be...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 20:19
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By murphyv310
Yes I totally agree. The world at times is a...

Yes I totally agree.
The world at times is a sad place and reading the article is somewhat harrowing, The thing is how do you change the reasoning and the culture after hundreds or even thousands...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 20:08
Replies: 66
Views: 4,008
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Over the last few years there has been a...

Hi.
Over the last few years there has been a lot of research on small 3 & 4 Cylinder turbo petrol engines. Power is now above 100Bhp per litre. Ford, Suzuki, Fiat, and Renault have made big strides....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2018, 10:08
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. An external oil leak will not cause the...

Hi.
An external oil leak will not cause the engine to sound rough or emit smoke from the exhaust tail pipe. Yes it can drip into the plug hole recesses and onto the exhaust and burn off but if you...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 08:59
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. My HP Photosmart 3200 printer is 11 years...

Hi.
My HP Photosmart 3200 printer is 11 years old. It has 6 cartridges and other than a couple of error messages due to me not shutting it down correctly on occasions its been great.
It even has...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 08:41
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. This has to be one of the most disgusting...

Hi.
This has to be one of the most disgusting things I've read about for a while. Ian you are so right about the German's history, just the kind of thing that Adolf would sign off as OK.
To...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2018, 08:35
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By murphyv310
Choice of bride for Ravinder

Hi Rav.
You have plenty of choice for an Indian bride, see this report http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42864827
Good luck with the search :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2018, 10:38
Replies: 48
Views: 7,642
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Rustymotor. While in principal I agree with...

Hi Rustymotor.
While in principal I agree with you I do believe there is a bigger picture.
There is long standing problems with this trader, it goes back many years and many issues have gone...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2018, 11:27
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By murphyv310
Don't condemn the head gasket. If the car has...

Don't condemn the head gasket.
If the car has been sitting and not used for some time and it was fine previously I would look elsewhere first.
The inlet manifold gasket is a good point but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2018, 20:45
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By murphyv310
The Pilot had a standard fitting Radio TC, i used...

The Pilot had a standard fitting Radio TC, i used to get into trouble when Dad went to dig worms for fishing and I sat in the car with instructions not to put the wireless on...... Aye right, well it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2018, 19:04
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By murphyv310
Dad had a V8 Pilot Brian, I remember it very...

Dad had a V8 Pilot Brian, I remember it very well (FWV571) Would dearly love a drive in one now.
Remember the Imp with its rubber button on the dash for the washers, today's motorist is really...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2018, 09:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By murphyv310
The driving standards are grim these days. I...

The driving standards are grim these days.
I started on an instructor course in 2008 with RED and was totally ripped off, I had so many problems with them and only got as passing the theory test...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2018, 09:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,973
Posted By murphyv310
Is that the type that gets it supply from thermal...

Is that the type that gets it supply from thermal conversion from the skull to electricity?
I also like the directional aerial and the final PA stage that is finely tuned to the antenna.
I'd...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2018, 09:31
Replies: 21
Views: 1,529
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I've seen and heard of this too many times....

Hi.
I've seen and heard of this too many times. You often see delivery vans laden well down and the driver taking risks, snag is when you are overloaded the vehicle will not handle properly or even...
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2018, 09:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I have to say I believe that a lot of...

Hi.
I have to say I believe that a lot of speeding is down to "I'm running late". To me that is an excuse, get up earlier in the morning, leave earlier and drive within the law, quite simple.
If...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2018, 13:54
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By murphyv310
See this clip. ...

See this clip.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgn2AG3WY-8
Forum: Social Forum 23rd January 2018, 09:16
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Indeed I have read about the timing chain...

Hi.
Indeed I have read about the timing chain issue on some 1.3 Multijet engines.
Allegedly the problem has been sorted with a couple of modifications, also Fiat have said that the use of the...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2018, 22:16
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By murphyv310
A year with the Panda

Hi.
It's nearly a year since I saw MFL depart from my home.
I was in a once in a lifetime situation to take money from a pension and buy a more recent car.
I did lots of research but didn't want...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2018, 12:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,372
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. We have had more snow in the last few days...

Hi.
We have had more snow in the last few days for many a year. It's nothing like what I remember in the nineties and many times beforehand.
The old Skoda was brilliant in the snow and on my way...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2018, 21:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,173
Posted By murphyv310
Rover coolant tank if I'm not mistaken???

Rover coolant tank if I'm not mistaken???
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2018, 09:11
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Well the monies were available this morning...

Hi.
Well the monies were available this morning and now safely tucked up in my bank.
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2018, 22:15
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Yes I did call customer services and it is...

Hi.
Yes I did call customer services and it is all automated with no option to speak to a human, I tried everything to reach an operator with no success.
In future any vintage stuff that is spare...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 22:10
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
The simple fact is that our electronics industry...

The simple fact is that our electronics industry and the Radio & TV manufacturers would never in the world trade like the Chinese. We gave technical training to engineers, had a proper spares...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 18:42
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
It's all in the SOGA (Sale of goods act) the 6...

It's all in the SOGA (Sale of goods act) the 6 and 5 year rule applies (certainly with what we called "Brown goods"), as a retailer it should be known to staff and suitable training should be done so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 18:35
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Correct Wes. As an old TV Engineer and also...

Correct Wes.
As an old TV Engineer and also having my own business for some years I can confirm this. There has been some changes in the the last couple of years.
I will say this though....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By murphyv310
Its not mud slinging at all, it is all facts. So...

Its not mud slinging at all, it is all facts. So in retrospect we can see the odd person with no issues and the major issue of goods not delivered and issues that a pretty well major.
Its all very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 15:34
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
I'd agree. The thing is though that selling...

I'd agree.
The thing is though that selling cannot be taken lightly and i'm not inferring Jub is doing this lightly.
The snag with electronics especially today is simply the lack of service info...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2018, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By murphyv310
Hi John. Sorry for jumping on this thread but...

Hi John.
Sorry for jumping on this thread but could you share with us the nature of the issue, how it was reported and how long it took to resolve.
I'm sure with the ongoing situation with Sean...
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2018, 08:33
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks Chaps. Yes it would seem to protect the...

Thanks Chaps.
Yes it would seem to protect the customer. Sellers though don't get a lot of support and often become the looser from what I've read.
Latest info looks as if the monies will be...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2018, 21:17
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By murphyv310
Pay-Pal issue

Hi.
I rarely sell on eBay but two days before Anne had her op I put up a piece of vintage equipment for sale. It sold within an hour at the "Buy it now" price. I sent it off on the Thursday when...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2018, 21:59
Replies: 12
Views: 927
Posted By murphyv310
Still got some baby stuff in our loft and the...

Still got some baby stuff in our loft and the youngest was born 28 years ago on the 5th January. Tried selling and then offering FOC before with no success. Did though give some stuff away to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 17:05
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Well It's really up to the moderators to say if...

Well It's really up to the moderators to say if it is useful or not.
I personally don't but who knows.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 16:48
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Yes Richard, playing into today's throw away...

Yes Richard, playing into today's throw away society is certainly a factor.
The other is that I have been told there is virtually no spares especially for discontinued models, so a service network...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 16:36
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Richard. I'm against a poll and a lynch...

Hi Richard.
I'm against a poll and a lynch party whole heartedly, that is childish behaviour and it achieves nothing.
Also saying you have good service does nothing for those with duff radios and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 16:31
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I did suggest that "Radioguy's/Navall"...

Hi.
I did suggest that "Radioguy's/Navall" advertising logo should be suspended until the issues were addressed. The reason being that new members could well land up in the same situation...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 16th January 2018, 11:17
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By murphyv310
Good news then. Keep us all in the loop and...

Good news then.
Keep us all in the loop and update when you have a reply and the replacement set.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2018, 11:09
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Well TBH, these issues were on the go in...

Hi.
Well TBH, these issues were on the go in 2012 when I joined the club, they have in the past year or more increased considerably and the last couple of months they are out of hand.
I have made...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2018, 22:08
Replies: 48
Views: 7,642
Posted By murphyv310
OK Doke...... any idea of a timescale?

OK Doke...... any idea of a timescale?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2018, 20:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Rav. Much as I like you, I do think that...

Hi Rav.
Much as I like you, I do think that comment is a bit iffy. Many have paid good money here and have not received their goods and for all the blurb of UK service and warranties there are far...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2018, 16:39
Replies: 15
Views: 1,387
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. There are no manuals nor a proper spares...

Hi.
There are no manuals nor a proper spares network. Discontinued models especially will be hardest hit.
I have looked at 6 sets in the last couple of years and now refuse to look at another. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2018, 16:29
Replies: 48
Views: 7,642
Posted By murphyv310
Yet another issue that the Moderators need to...

Yet another issue that the Moderators need to step in and do something. I'd remove Sean's business from advertising here until all these problems are resolved.
It is getting serious, £466 from hard...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th January 2018, 09:33
Replies: 13
Views: 3,395
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I was always led to believe that a class 10...

Hi.
I was always led to believe that a class 10 card is 10Mb/s and the ones with the U3 mark 30Mb/s.
The read and write speeds are also effected by the processing in the device, bit like fitting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2018, 09:23
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
That isn't the way to work. People have the right...

That isn't the way to work. People have the right to know what is happening even if the vendor is trying to resolve orders. His communication is dreadful, even back in 2012 when I got my first 75 the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 13th January 2018, 14:20
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I do believe there is someone doing repairs...

Hi.
I do believe there is someone doing repairs although not on this forum.
To be fair he has to have a magic wand as there is no service info (Manuals) little in the way of spares especially for...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2018, 14:01
Replies: 31
Views: 1,405
Posted By murphyv310
Great news Paul. I always felt real...

Great news Paul.
I always felt real satisfaction when in a long term job. Being honest Sony was the best job I ever had, didn't like the daily commute and eventually moved back to a local job with...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 13th January 2018, 13:54
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Sorry to hear of your woes, I also despair...

Hi.
Sorry to hear of your woes, I also despair to read the number of people that are having issues with Sean. I received a lot of flak from some here as I was far from happy with how some have been...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2018, 20:55
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Well she came home just before 19:00 this...

Hi.
Well she came home just before 19:00 this evening. She is in a lot of pain from the CO2 they use for the Laparoscopic procedure during the operation. I'm informed that this is very painful...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2018, 21:53
Replies: 306
Views: 40,833
Posted By murphyv310
Well said Dave. Lovely tribute.

Well said Dave. Lovely tribute.
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2018, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By murphyv310
Many thanks to all. Anne has had her op,...

Many thanks to all.
Anne has had her op, fortunately it was a keyhole procedure. She is in pain which is to be expected but she looked well when I eventually was told nearly three hours after she...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 22:30
Replies: 306
Views: 40,833
Posted By murphyv310
Very true words indeed. Some of the older members...

Very true words indeed. Some of the older members have health issues as well, unfortunately not a lot we can do about advancing years and unexpected health issues.

I am very proud that the club...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2018, 22:25
Replies: 18
Views: 1,538
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I'd jack the car up as Trikey says and...

Hi.
I'd jack the car up as Trikey says and connect a charger to the positive lead and chassis. Sitting for two months will flatten the battery of its not that new due to cold and the electronic...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 22:20
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Many thanks to all for your kind words and...

Hi.
Many thanks to all for your kind words and support. We will be leaving at 7:00 tomorrow morning and thereafter I hope to hear later in the day.
She goes into the "Day Surgery" unit first where...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 22:16
Replies: 233
Views: 11,933
Posted By murphyv310
Thank you Phil, you are very kind :D

Thank you Phil, you are very kind :D
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 10th January 2018, 20:24
Replies: 25
Views: 5,436
Posted By murphyv310
Has there been no reply from Sean yet?

Has there been no reply from Sean yet?
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 19:59
Replies: 233
Views: 11,933
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I had a Hydrocele in one of my tackle a few...

Hi.
I had a Hydrocele in one of my tackle a few years back, the missus seemed to be quite taken on by it!!! It did go down after a few months, painless though.
At the time I thought the name of it...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 14:20
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Probably different up here but it is always...

Hi.
Probably different up here but it is always the GP that reviews medication. I am quite aware that a pharmacist (My sister is a retired Pharmacist) is well qualified but not to the level of a GP...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 14:14
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By murphyv310
Anne's op tomorrow

Hi.
Anne is going in first thing tomorrow (Thursday) for a Hysterectomy. She has been on medication for a couple of months to reduce fibroids with the hope it will be keyhole surgery, she wont...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2018, 14:10
Replies: 233
Views: 11,933
Posted By murphyv310
Being married Wes it has to be caused by lack of...

Being married Wes it has to be caused by lack of nookie :wot:
So time to blame it on the other half and lay down some ground rules :drool4::D:smilie_re: more ***
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2018, 19:27
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By murphyv310
To aid cooling in the meantime especially in...

To aid cooling in the meantime especially in traffic, keep the heater on the hottest setting and put the heater fan on full blast, this will help to keep the engine cool, also set the diagnostics to...
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2018, 19:22
Replies: 233
Views: 11,933
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. I'd agree with Darcy. Water is brilliant...

Hi.
I'd agree with Darcy. Water is brilliant and we don't drink enough, plain water without juice etc is best. I am recovering from a couple of days of gout and having 4 litres of water a day has...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2018, 09:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,575
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Nige. I'm sorry to hear this. I had...

Hi Nige.
I'm sorry to hear this. I had suspicions that you'd not been at your best but I didn't realise how bad your problems were.
Yes we do need to vent off at times and being fair I have vented...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2018, 10:58
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Norman is a good bloke, one of the very few...

Hi.
Norman is a good bloke, one of the very few left doing any repairs in the trade, he is having a clearout and I'll be taking a couple of 50's Console 405 line TV's off him after Anne and myself...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2018, 09:27
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Norman Raeburn from Leven. He is a very good...

Norman Raeburn from Leven. He is a very good friend of mine. Like Norman I'll look at older stuff as at least you have half a chance of repairing the item whereas the modern stuff has no service info...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2018, 21:35
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. RS will supply quality resistors, E-bay...

Hi.
RS will supply quality resistors, E-bay often do as well but there are poor quality types that flood the market from the far east. Always buy from a UK supplier or Jules...... you know it makes...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 4th January 2018, 21:12
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. The other chap appeared about an hour ago. ...

Hi.
The other chap appeared about an hour ago.
The screen was badly damaged and the surround was cracked, this rang alarm bells along with the fact the set didn't even power up. I removed the set...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2018, 17:34
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Agreed. The thing is too folk don't understand...

Agreed.
The thing is too folk don't understand the word repair. When I was employed in the "trade" I fixed countless Ford & Vauxhall car stereos, parts were easy as were manuals. In my 5 years in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2018, 17:28
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Absolutely Jamie. This is of course where some...

Absolutely Jamie.
This is of course where some of the problems can rear their heads.
You have little safety when buying from a seller outwith the EU, any issues and you have to keep praying it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2018, 15:07
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Interesting Nige :eek:

Interesting Nige :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2018, 14:51
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
I think we realise that profit margins are really...

I think we realise that profit margins are really good on Chinese Head units and no doubt Sean will make a decent living.
I do think that the snag is as you have said, the Chinese have abysmal back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2018, 13:57
Replies: 537
Views: 54,913
Posted By murphyv310
Hi All. I have been watching this thread on the...

Hi All.
I have been watching this thread on the quiet and after the fiasco on the last one I thought I'd keep back. I have though decided to add my comments as I think some may be unaware of how...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2018, 02:50
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Nearly 03:00 and nothing here, was snowing...

Hi.
Nearly 03:00 and nothing here, was snowing around an hour ago, cant sleep as I'm in a lot of pain in my leg and foot, just arthritis but really painful.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 3rd January 2018, 02:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. The chap with the burn up has decided to...

Hi.
The chap with the burn up has decided to leave the repair on his set as his clutch went last week, so the car is going, the set is just going to fill the hole in the dash.
I'm seeing the other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2017, 17:04
Replies: 40
Views: 4,488
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. Come on be reasonable, the 75 & ZT is now...

Hi.
Come on be reasonable, the 75 & ZT is now heading for 13 years since production end. Would a Dagenham dustbin or something from Ellesmere Port be as long lived as the 75 or ZT.
These MGR's...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2017, 19:39
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Anna. Yes I agree, 2017 has been grim for us...

Hi Anna.
Yes I agree, 2017 has been grim for us with Anne being admitted to twice this year for haemorrhages, then our son went bankrupt and had to close his shop so in a way I'm glad to see the...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2017, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By murphyv310
2018

Hi.
I don't post that often these days for many reasons.
2018 is likely to be a difficult year. Anne is to get a Hysterectomy on the 11th of January. Thereafter her recovery time I will be put on...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th December 2017, 19:14
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Thanks Nige. PM on its way.

Thanks Nige.
PM on its way.
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th December 2017, 15:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Hi Nige. Yes I did, the reason for not...

Hi Nige.
Yes I did, the reason for not replying then was the owner was going to buy another set but he's changed his mind and wants me to give it a try.
I'd could still be doing with a manual...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th December 2017, 10:02
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Navall spare parts and service info

Hi.
Rather reluctantly I'm asking for some info.
I have a Navall 2 on the bench with a burn up and have been asked to look at another with a broken touch screen (not as yet seen it).
Before I...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2017, 20:10
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By murphyv310
Indeed and there are many more but looking at...

Indeed and there are many more but looking at your list only two remain. Again one of them Vauxhall is not wholly UK owned. MG went bust and now is Chinese, Aston Martin have have more than one owner...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2017, 09:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By murphyv310
Hi. One thing that gets me is we started many...

Hi.
One thing that gets me is we started many foreign companies on car manufacturing.
BMW for example with the Dixi AKA the Austin 7
Sabra (Israeli company) With their version of the Triumph...
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2017, 19:51
Replies: 306
Views: 40,833
Posted By murphyv310
Totally agree Jim. Doing this would be the...

Totally agree Jim.
Doing this would be the greatest act of respect that a club/forum can do.
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2017, 12:56
Replies: 306
Views: 40,833
Posted By murphyv310
It is with deep sorrow I am reading this thread. ...

It is with deep sorrow I am reading this thread.
I have never met Derek personally but we did exchange PM's when I asked him if he knew my Aunt Marion from Ash, her late husband was the same age...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 17th December 2017, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By murphyv310
Wash the car when it's raining. I used to do...

Wash the car when it's raining.
I used to do this regularly as it also helps to soften any road dirt, I also use a hose fed wash brush, pressure washer on occasions, all depends on how dirty the...
Forum: Technology Forum 17th December 2017, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By murphyv310
Well done Gary. Excellent news...

Well done Gary.
Excellent news :xmas-smiley-008::xmas-smiley-008:
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