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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2020, 14:11
Replies: 60
Views: 3,182
Posted By charlie 22
You might find a better car in the for sale...

You might find a better car in the for sale section andcfir a similar price.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2020, 18:25
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By charlie 22
I had a problem for months with dropping coolant...

I had a problem for months with dropping coolant levels to the point the i was getting really concerned. No obvious leaks and even got my garage to pressure test the system and came back ok. Would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 16:41
Replies: 24
Views: 1,132
Posted By charlie 22
Less is more is my attitude, much prefer the lip...

Less is more is my attitude, much prefer the lip style myself.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 16:37
Replies: 12,003
Views: 848,264
Posted By charlie 22
Had my clutch replaced today. A big thank you to...

Had my clutch replaced today. A big thank you to the boys at MGRS ltd High Wycombe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2019, 20:49
Replies: 57
Views: 3,849
Posted By charlie 22
Do you have to buy in bulk to get that price?

Do you have to buy in bulk to get that price?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2019, 07:55
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By charlie 22
Is the velour trim even rarer?. I have read on...

Is the velour trim even rarer?. I have read on here that back in the day dealers were pushing the leather option as it brought in more profit.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2019, 13:26
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By charlie 22
I had a similar situation, kept having to top up...

I had a similar situation, kept having to top up the coolant for a very long time even got my mechanic do a pressure test and found no leaks. Turned out to be air in the system and only worked its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 18:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By charlie 22
I wasn't, but now I might. What brand is a big no...

I wasn't, but now I might. What brand is a big no no.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2019, 12:25
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By charlie 22
I have bitten the clutch bullet as well. My...

I have bitten the clutch bullet as well. My clutch realse baring has failed, so have booked the old girl in for the 30th oct and will be £650 lighter. Should get 9 years of service out of it like the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2019, 08:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By charlie 22
My wife has the Mazda 6 on a 15 plate a very good...

My wife has the Mazda 6 on a 15 plate a very good car. Plus points very nice and premium interior, fantastic on fuel. Down side is the styling, the front side lets the car down.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,176
Posted By charlie 22
Also us owners need to ask is what other car is...

Also us owners need to ask is what other car is on the matket now that is at the same hi quality as our cars. I have been looking on auto trader and only seem to be drawn to jags and inpartictular...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2019, 20:45
Replies: 28
Views: 1,598
Posted By charlie 22
Plus 1:D......

Plus 1:D......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 17:52
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
I think in the add it stated that it had new...

I think in the add it stated that it had new break lines fitted?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 17:42
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
Nice bit of surface rust behind that shock...

Nice bit of surface rust behind that shock absorber.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 17:36
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By charlie 22
I can understand working together on R&D for...

I can understand working together on R&D for future ev power trains. But not one premium brand buying another premium brand selling the same product to the same customer base.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 22:00
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By charlie 22
Are they mad!!!!!

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/this-is-why-bmw-should-buy-jaguar-land-rover/ar-AAHIqIO?li=BBoPJKX

It did not work the first time around, why on earth do these so called car industry...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2019, 08:53
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By charlie 22
Does anyone know why the diesel was not offered...

Does anyone know why the diesel was not offered along side v6.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2019, 09:34
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By charlie 22
On a slight tangent read a blog years ago about...

On a slight tangent read a blog years ago about some R25's that were shipped to Australia in the last days of MGR for evaluation. Funny thing was about the blog was the owner who loved the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2019, 17:59
Replies: 50
Views: 4,219
Posted By charlie 22
If it helps I have join you at this low point in...

If it helps I have join you at this low point in ownership of these cars. Only had my car back from its MOT and service and a £800 plus bill and have clutch issues (thrust bearing) so another £600...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2019, 11:32
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By charlie 22
Thanks for the qick reply. Is the car still...

Thanks for the qick reply. Is the car still driveable?
What is the ball park figure to get it fixed?
Just shelled out £800 plus on work and pass its mot.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2019, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By charlie 22
Clutch issue

Hi all, every time I press the clutch it makes a funny whining noise. The car seems to drive ok. The clutch is 9 years old so the bighting point is not that low but not to high to give me the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 09:52
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By charlie 22
Set your self up as a trader and i am sure you...

Set your self up as a trader and i am sure you will get a few customers.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 09:40
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By charlie 22
Is the new tunnel in place at the air port for...

Is the new tunnel in place at the air port for traffic.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 20:46
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By charlie 22
Might buy an oem one and do a comparison they are...

Might buy an oem one and do a comparison they are cheap enough.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 09:42
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By charlie 22
Thats the ones i have bought. They fit around the...

Thats the ones i have bought. They fit around the bar perfectly but there is to much mass when it comes to clanping them in.
If you look at the rear bush on our cars, they are quite small might be a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2019, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By charlie 22
I never thought about fitting the 23mm from the...

I never thought about fitting the 23mm from the 75 onto the rear of my zt. Would not put it past Rover that the they copied the 75 front for the ZT rear to save money.
Will get mine swaped could not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2019, 10:27
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By charlie 22
Power Flex 23mm rear anti roll bar bush

Hi, all has anyone fitted a power flex 23mm anti roll ball bush to there car?
Power flex don't make one for our cars, so I bought a generic one. Got the 23mm right but there is to much mass on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2019, 19:08
Replies: 67
Views: 3,641
Posted By charlie 22
According to the OP signature, he lives in...

According to the OP signature, he lives in Dunfermline. Can anyone recommend a Rover mechanic in the area?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2019, 17:43
Replies: 46
Views: 2,442
Posted By charlie 22
If you read the comments, you still in 2019 have...

If you read the comments, you still in 2019 have the left blame the right blame the left and the middle blame everyone lol. I had this talk with my farther who is a retied engineer from BA and he...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 23:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By charlie 22
For me it would be the 800, as hub nut said might...

For me it would be the 800, as hub nut said might be a generation thing as I was a 80's child my self.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 09:35
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By charlie 22
These were designed to be mile munchers. Went...

These were designed to be mile munchers. Went from London to Gretna Green and back one day once effortless driving.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 15:01
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By charlie 22
A holiday is always made extra special when you...

A holiday is always made extra special when you are driving a great car rather than some boring euro box on wheels lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 14:40
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By charlie 22
Did some light research and seems to be 18mm for...

Did some light research and seems to be 18mm for the R75 and 23mm for the MG version. Which confirms what cbr1100xx said.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 05:48
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By charlie 22
Power Flex kit

https://www.powerflex.co.uk/products/ZT-2671/1.html

Hi all, getting this kit for my birthday but they don't make a bush for the rear anti roll bar.
They do make universal ones. So my question...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By charlie 22
You could get it hydro dipped. ...

You could get it hydro dipped.

https://www.wickedcoatings.co.uk/#
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st August 2019, 21:11
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
Hi all, a big thank you for all the replies to my...

Hi all, a big thank you for all the replies to my call to arms, due to work commitments and an ongoing health issue that has flared up I have not yet bled and refilled the system.
Now with the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 20:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
Ok will do. That would if you could. Many thanks.

Ok will do. That would if you could. Many thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 12:09
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
They are ex rover dealer mechanics so assume they...

They are ex rover dealer mechanics so assume they followed the MG Rover procedure.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 07:56
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
The coolant level was below the min, had to put...

The coolant level was below the min, had to put in approx 100ml to reach max. The coolant levels have always had a mind of there own since I had the metal thermostat fitted. Some times they are fine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 18:25
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
Hi if I am reading the table right the fan should...

Hi if I am reading the table right the fan should stay on for ten min above 115c. I have one of the ezze temp gauges and started beeping at 111c the fan stated brought the temp down to 97c. I switch...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 18:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
Evening have just done the demist test and the...

Evening have just done the demist test and the fan runs continuously. I have also have a gold resister fitted as well.:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 10:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,706
Posted By charlie 22
B operation

Sorry if this is a silly question but on my kv6, and with this very hot weather should the fan keep going after the engine has been switched off.
It does feel uncomfortable that the temp when the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2019, 19:11
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By charlie 22
At least there is 1 more R75 still on the road...

At least there is 1 more R75 still on the road and not been scraped.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 08:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,803
Posted By charlie 22
I will be the only one, I think it is an ok...

I will be the only one, I think it is an ok looking car, maybe to much of the Vectra in it but does show that MGRover can do an up to date design for the times.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 23:09
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By charlie 22
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fits-MG-ZT-Saloon-Genui...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Fits-MG-ZT-Saloon-Genuine-Kilen-Rear-Suspension-Coil-Spring-Single/362650454919?fits=Model%3AMG+ZT&hash=item546fa6cb87:g:v1IAAOSwNGRc3E3F

Might fit the rear.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 23:03
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By charlie 22
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/mg-zt-front-sprin...

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/mg-zt-front-spring-reb000900-1-8-1-8t-genuine-mg-rover

This might help or you could use moto build.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 11:10
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By charlie 22
You could do an MG John and do a an MG6 engine...

You could do an MG John and do a an MG6 engine swap.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 08:24
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By charlie 22
I can see all of the pictures.

I can see all of the pictures.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 08:16
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By charlie 22
If I remember correctly, I saw in MG Enthusiasts...

If I remember correctly, I saw in MG Enthusiasts a company selling re conditioned K series block.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 07:05
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By charlie 22
Is that a Bulgarian one. Sent from my...

Is that a Bulgarian one.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 07:03
Replies: 649
Views: 46,762
Posted By charlie 22
On holiday st the moment in Dunfries there are...

On holiday st the moment in Dunfries there are some fantastic driving roads.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2019, 16:47
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By charlie 22
That is cheap, my rear air went cover cost that...

That is cheap, my rear air went cover cost that on its own.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 21:58
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By charlie 22
Sorry wrong quote reffering to the artical. Most...

Sorry wrong quote reffering to the artical. Most of the negative around our cars were mostly directed at MGROVER as a company i think. It was 2001 and the whole BMW thing.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 21:55
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By charlie 22
I have never read any negative commets like that....

I have never read any negative commets like that.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 19:09
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By charlie 22
Sorry cant do a linky using my phone. Sent...

Sorry cant do a linky using my phone.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 19:07
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By charlie 22
Cars that cost less than a brand new smartphone

As title says, there is an artical on msn and our cars are on the list. But our segment is not very flattering when our cars first came out. Is it true?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 10:40
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By charlie 22
Whats your new car going to be? Sent from my...

Whats your new car going to be?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 12:02
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By charlie 22
Hub Nut is a great laugh. He is the stereo...

Hub Nut is a great laugh. He is the stereo typical DIY mechanic, with the catch phrase of THAT WILL DO lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 11:52
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By charlie 22
I don't like the wheel arch trim either. always...

I don't like the wheel arch trim either. always draws yours eyes away from the rest of the car.
Marinabrian have you taken yours off?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2019, 11:49
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By charlie 22
I thought as well a software program to help with...

I thought as well a software program to help with emissions.
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 29th June 2019, 15:10
Replies: 20
Views: 3,228
Posted By charlie 22
Hi, do you see many other imported Rover/MG?....

Hi, do you see many other imported Rover/MG?. What do the Canadians think of the MG?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 15:05
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By charlie 22
Always a good holiday when you can drive your...

Always a good holiday when you can drive your pride and joy. Be careful with this heat when you are cleaning your car make sure you drink plenty of fluids.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2019, 14:57
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By charlie 22
Good luck, lots of little annoying jobs to do...

Good luck, lots of little annoying jobs to do but at the end will be all yours.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2019, 20:40
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By charlie 22
What went wrong with the original engine?

What went wrong with the original engine?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 14:34
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By charlie 22
Put a bottle of cata clean in that should also...

Put a bottle of cata clean in that should also help with emissions.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 01:33
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By charlie 22
Supercharger, black expansion tank and bling on...

Supercharger, black expansion tank and bling on top of the fuse box.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 01:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By charlie 22
I bet the owner looks at his plate and wishes it...

I bet the owner looks at his plate and wishes it was abc 123 lol

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 05:20
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By charlie 22
I use olive oil as well. Sent from my...

I use olive oil as well.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2019, 01:56
Replies: 12,003
Views: 848,264
Posted By charlie 22
Spent the few days cleaning inside and out mine...

Spent the few days cleaning inside and out mine and the wifes car. Also did a fluid check on both.
All i ever see down my street is my bonnet up never any of the residents down my road. Even with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By charlie 22
They sort of grow on you.

They sort of grow on you.
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2019, 06:56
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By charlie 22
Pertol cap cable

Hi, all need a good condition petrol cap cable that attaches its to said cap and the car so you don't loose it.
Many thanks in advance.:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 15th May 2019, 20:57
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By charlie 22
Interesting colour combination what is it?

Interesting colour combination what is it?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 01:20
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By charlie 22
They are great looking cars pity thet went bust....

They are great looking cars pity thet went bust. As a brand revival i would like to see.
Small packaged car with a revy v6, I think might do well. Or if you are with modern times a small turbo...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2019, 20:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,293
Posted By charlie 22
This rat look, looks ok. But the sills need...

This rat look, looks ok. But the sills need looking I think.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2019, 20:59
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By charlie 22
Does look in great condition, and fully loaded....

Does look in great condition, and fully loaded. The price for the cars seem to have stabilised recently.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2019, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By charlie 22
Get a good second hand one or get your dash hydro...

Get a good second hand one or get your dash hydro dipped.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2019, 21:39
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By charlie 22
Is the euro 24 month better than the UK 12...

Is the euro 24 month better than the UK 12 months?. To our friends in the euro zone what is there countries experience with this time line?
Forum: Events and Meets 7th January 2019, 10:56
Replies: 1,145
Views: 71,575
Posted By charlie 22
Myself and the better half will go, but need...

Myself and the better half will go, but need dates as I will need to book part of my annual holiday entitlement for it.
Forum: V8 Forum 6th January 2019, 11:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,471
Posted By charlie 22
A very positive review plus a little shout out to...

A very positive review plus a little shout out to the 260 club.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2019, 07:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,818
Posted By charlie 22
Just started watching it very interesting. Does...

Just started watching it very interesting. Does try to add humour to make it stand out from an open university program.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2018, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By charlie 22
that does look nice in the winter light.

that does look nice in the winter light.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 20:21
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By charlie 22
The world is always moving forward and we must...

The world is always moving forward and we must move with it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 20:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By charlie 22
Oxford leather seats I think they are called....

Oxford leather seats I think they are called. Have only seen 2 other sets in the 12 years of ownership.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2018, 21:22
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By charlie 22
RIP, as you said her sacrifice will help to keep...

RIP, as you said her sacrifice will help to keep many cars on the road.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2018, 21:20
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By charlie 22
Big Orkney trip

Just did a mammoth car drive from London to Orkney in 3 days total.
Did the AA route planner so a ball park figure of 12hours one way. Plus to make the challenge more difficult went on my own as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2018, 21:49
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By charlie 22
I need to ditch my mobile phone and get my self a...

I need to ditch my mobile phone and get my self a flieofax lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 09:30
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By charlie 22
That will put an extra zeros on the price lol. ...

That will put an extra zeros on the price lol.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 07:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By charlie 22
What is that thing under the indicator?

What is that thing under the indicator?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2018, 21:10
Replies: 64
Views: 9,348
Posted By charlie 22
I am sure he has done the maths for this...

I am sure he has done the maths for this adventure. But being an ex Rover engineer he can see a fix and have the technical knowhow.
Artic, Kaiser, stocktake and many others have made upgraded...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2018, 21:07
Replies: 44
Views: 2,590
Posted By charlie 22
I think a physical location is a bit old school....

I think a physical location is a bit old school. To me this club has been a life saver. I suffer from depression and as such have good days and bad. I needed a focal point in my life back in the day...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2018, 20:39
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By charlie 22
Thanks to all the replies.

Thanks to all the replies.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2018, 06:48
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By charlie 22
I had the same symptoms just before I had my...

I had the same symptoms just before I had my piper cams fitted so thought it must be a gasket issue. It has been clean and dry for a few months now, must be and old car thing will keep an eye on it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2018, 08:42
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By charlie 22
Potential oil leak

If you look around the spark plug area there seems to be an oil leak. But when I check the oil always at max.
Your thoughts and ideas greatly appreciated.
Many thanks...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2018, 08:29
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By charlie 22
Power steering bottle issue

Hi, all my power steering bottle has come off it's bracket. Please could a member post a picture of how it is 're attached to it's bracket.
Many thanks...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 05:13
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By charlie 22
Cam sensor maybe?

Cam sensor maybe?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2018, 05:07
Replies: 44
Views: 2,590
Posted By charlie 22
I have voted.

I have voted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2018, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By charlie 22
Yes. I have bought the mag a very interesting...

Yes. I have bought the mag a very interesting read.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2018, 19:25
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By charlie 22
I personally thought the 75 console some how...

I personally thought the 75 console some how makes the interior confusing. I do like the blue bits to match the car.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 2nd November 2018, 11:59
Replies: 13
Views: 4,916
Posted By charlie 22
I emailed a dealer in the UAE about in porting...

I emailed a dealer in the UAE about in porting one to the UK and had no reply, plus I emailed MG UK with the same question and again no reply.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2018, 11:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,430
Posted By charlie 22
I can see a long list of part orders from Rimmers...

I can see a long list of part orders from Rimmers lol
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2018, 06:36
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By charlie 22
Yes, it does everything very well we have the...

Yes, it does everything very well we have the detuned 2lt petrol version and is still very nippy and a great long distance mile muncher. We did London to Edinburgh on a full tank of petrol and still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 21:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By charlie 22
For me (the average joe) the MOT test is the...

For me (the average joe) the MOT test is the yearly health check for my car. Yes you are completely right that any time after the test a component could fail and make the car un safe, but its better...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 21:13
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By charlie 22
Todays youth want everything now and they can get...

Todays youth want everything now and they can get everything now (on credit) its hard for them to see the long term plan. I myself fell into the trap I am 40 and did not see the long term plan and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 21:05
Replies: 37
Views: 1,746
Posted By charlie 22
OAT is the spawn of satan! Good old...

OAT is the spawn of satan!

Good old fashioned blue is the way ;);) Yes, it doesn't last as long between changes, but it doesn't eat stuff![/QUOTE]

I change my coolant every other year. I take...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 21:00
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By charlie 22
Well you can't go wrong with an Mazda 6, we have...

Well you can't go wrong with an Mazda 6, we have one and I can't really fault it apart from being really boring to drive.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 20:45
Replies: 37
Views: 1,746
Posted By charlie 22
[QUOTE The OAT pink, long life coolant as...

[QUOTE The OAT pink, long life coolant as recommended by MGR, also proved to corrode gaskets over the long term. So with a late 1.8, with a fresh gasket, and never had OAT, you should be onto a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By charlie 22
My farther had one in his bachelor days, it was a...

My farther had one in his bachelor days, it was a 3litre. He had to sell it for a deposit on a house that my farther and late mother bought as there first house as a married couple.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2018, 20:17
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By charlie 22
This proves that the MOT test is a very important...

This proves that the MOT test is a very important bit of law, you just don't know how good your car is to be on the road. Mine failed this year (it fails every year) but at least I know my car will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2018, 18:36
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By charlie 22
So did I, and my heart sank.

So did I, and my heart sank.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2018, 19:37
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By charlie 22
Always had a soft spot for the Mini Metro MK1...

Always had a soft spot for the Mini Metro MK1 just a pity they never put a 5 speed gear box in the thing.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 25th October 2018, 17:56
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By charlie 22
Looking very mean and menacing lol.

Looking very mean and menacing lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2018, 19:53
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By charlie 22
I think you are right about the using an...

I think you are right about the using an fabricated adaptive plate to marry the old style metal manifold to our cars, plus you would have to consider the clearance between the top of the manifold and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 11:36
Replies: 10
Views: 858
Posted By charlie 22
wow!...…….

wow!...…….
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2018, 11:18
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By charlie 22
Maybe now is the time the kv6 community put the...

Maybe now is the time the kv6 community put the heads and recourse together to find a long term solutions to this problem as I think this will kill a lot of these engined cars really early. For me I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2018, 09:29
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By charlie 22
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/collections/kv6-engine-par...

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/collections/kv6-engine-parts/products/kv6-inlet-manifold-with-vis-motors-lkb108021
Just as pricey
Another option is to get your one have the inside gutted. There is a lot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2018, 09:04
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By charlie 22
From what I have read it is ok to drive it with...

From what I have read it is ok to drive it with the rattle of death. With buying a second hand unit there is that un known quantity to factor in (how many miles left is in it).
DMGRS sells brand new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2018, 11:39
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By charlie 22
I saw that the there day when I did a...

I saw that the there day when I did a bangernomics session with auto trader. I looked at cars between £0 and £500. It was nice to see that all the cars that were MGR made seem to have had a better...
Forum: Was it you? 16th October 2018, 10:18
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By charlie 22
Orkney is a pretty big group of island's. Do you...

Orkney is a pretty big group of island's. Do you have a rough location.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2018, 13:24
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By charlie 22
If Jaguar can design and invest in a new straight...

If Jaguar can design and invest in a new straight 6 then surely it can do the same with a v8. They could do something really bonkers and put 2 of there new straight 6's together and create a straight...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2018, 08:56
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By charlie 22
Have just remembered the new TVR will have a...

Have just remembered the new TVR will have a Cosworth engine. Maybe a bit of national pride but a Jaguar with a Coswroth engine sounds ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2018, 08:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By charlie 22
Aston Martin have done a deal with Mercedes Benz...

Aston Martin have done a deal with Mercedes Benz for engines and tech sharing. Watched a vid from Doug Demuro youtube. The car seemed to be lacking a special sparkle. I can see the point of going to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2018, 20:32
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By charlie 22
Thought it was a picture of my car with fancy...

Thought it was a picture of my car with fancy wheels lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2018, 11:23
Replies: 41
Views: 3,005
Posted By charlie 22
There will be only 2 in the world. Sent from...

There will be only 2 in the world.

Sent from my SM-G955F using Tapatalk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2018, 11:10
Replies: 12
Views: 824
Posted By charlie 22
The gold RR or the green Bentley T1 for me.

The gold RR or the green Bentley T1 for me.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2018, 09:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,062
Posted By charlie 22
My average is 89c

My average is 89c
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2018, 09:14
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By charlie 22
Why? have I missed something?.

Why? have I missed something?.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 10:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,284
Posted By charlie 22
A rare option as most people went for leather...

A rare option as most people went for leather heated seats. Personally I don't think of cloth naturally goes with heated seats, maybe other owners agree and did not tick the option box. I think...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2018, 11:16
Replies: 12,003
Views: 848,264
Posted By charlie 22
For the first time in a long time I am awake...

For the first time in a long time I am awake enough and have the energy (night worker) to give the car a quick clean and check the oil/ water and happy to report fluid levels are ok. That's it for my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2018, 11:12
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By charlie 22
I have always thought that if you are a v6 owner...

I have always thought that if you are a v6 owner you never worry about your fuel bills lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2018, 08:01
Replies: 13
Views: 1,853
Posted By charlie 22
For me there are a total of 114 left on the road,...

For me there are a total of 114 left on the road, so probably rarer than some exotic sports car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2018, 07:24
Replies: 6
Mot
Views: 707
Posted By charlie 22
I can see a tread with in a thread lol. Sub title...

I can see a tread with in a thread lol. Sub title "how much do we love our cars to get them through the MOT".
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2018, 07:21
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By charlie 22
If marinabrian gives the thumbs down, I am out...

If marinabrian gives the thumbs down, I am out too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2018, 19:08
Replies: 6
Mot
Views: 707
Posted By charlie 22
Don't feel down about it, mine cost me £851 to...

Don't feel down about it, mine cost me £851 to pass this years MOT
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2018, 19:52
Replies: 49
Views: 36,932
Posted By charlie 22
I have used this out fit since 2011 ...

I have used this out fit since 2011

https://www.mgrs.co.uk/contact/

Would not take to any other.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2018, 19:45
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By charlie 22
ouch:duh::D

ouch:duh::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2018, 10:39
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By charlie 22
Hi, what was wrong with the engine that needed a...

Hi, what was wrong with the engine that needed a complete rebuild.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2018, 11:48
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
Colin_NI Please keep us informed on how the cars...

Colin_NI Please keep us informed on how the cars performs and real world £££.
Did you get any history with the car eg. past MOT any servicing information?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2018, 10:39
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
Nice to here an honest review of what the car was...

Nice to here an honest review of what the car was intended to be. An honest basic city transport. Cheap on all fronts that is all you need to go shopping in.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2018, 20:51
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
It did cause them a huge amount of damage, no one...

It did cause them a huge amount of damage, no one bought them and the company went bust:duh::D.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2018, 02:16
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By charlie 22
I think it works quite well with the cream seats....

I think it works quite well with the cream seats. Not sure about the cream centre section. I think the placement of the cruise control is better where this person had fit it. Less stretching and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2018, 21:06
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By charlie 22
I quite like the look of it. If it does what it...

I quite like the look of it. If it does what it says on the tin a cheap reliable transport then a thumbs up from me. At the time should of been branded as an Austin and sold about £2000 cheaper to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2018, 10:17
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By charlie 22
I have had mine done. I do feel something is...

I have had mine done. I do feel something is different but cant put my finger on it. They recommend to do once a year but I will do as part of a 6 year service / cam belt change.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2018, 08:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,864
Posted By charlie 22
So what is the short, medium and long term for...

So what is the short, medium and long term for Land Rover which in all fairness is a brand for mud plugging and the perfect fuel for that is diesel.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2018, 06:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By charlie 22
Sounds like a very interesting project. The ZS...

Sounds like a very interesting project. The ZS Boys had the problem with the 7th injector. Keep us posted on the progress.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By charlie 22
I have tried to read everything there is to know...

I have tried to read everything there is to know on the subject as I had toyed with the idea years ago. All the info I read was on the sprintex version and the troubles that occured and what...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 22:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By charlie 22
Was a pdf that I down loaded which did not work...

Was a pdf that I down loaded which did not work sorry. Basically told the story of Spintex involvement etc a simple google search will do the trick.:D. I would be a little worried about general...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 22:27
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By charlie 22
http://www.roverworld.com/callaway_freelander.htm#...

http://www.roverworld.com/callaway_freelander.htm#Las Vegas

This out fit in the USA did there version.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 22:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By charlie 22
It was done by sprintex supercharges and used a...

It was done by sprintex supercharges and used a oil fed cooling system
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By charlie 22
Very nice. Dam you sir making me spend more money...

Very nice. Dam you sir making me spend more money lol.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2018, 21:54
Replies: 62
Views: 4,444
Posted By charlie 22
There is a new listing from the link. A red ZTT...

There is a new listing from the link. A red ZTT V8, I wonder if the louvers in the bonnet are real?
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