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Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2021, 08:50
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By macafee2
It is nice to see these old cars surviving. I...

It is nice to see these old cars surviving. I know they do not have the ability of todays cars but certainly the Daimler must bring a smile to the drivers face

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2021, 18:51
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By macafee2
if you think covid is a hoax, can you explain...

if you think covid is a hoax, can you explain what the government gains by issuing health passport?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2021, 22:11
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By macafee2
Bad news, sorry about that £1,400 is a...

Bad news, sorry about that

£1,400 is a pretty big knock but costs can rise quickly. Can you post up some pictures? The parts that are adding to the expense may be available second hand and a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2021, 10:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By macafee2
well done macafee2

well done

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2021, 10:21
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
Last year during lockdown fuel prices fell. This...

Last year during lockdown fuel prices fell. This lockdown they do not seem to have fallen, are there more people buying fuel this lock down?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 23:15
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By macafee2
He who hesitates is lost!

Last year I was after some Dexion 260 slotted angle. I found some but it was 230 miles away and they could not get a courier to deliver due to length and with lock down, I could not travel so I did...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2021, 10:17
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
The front sub frame is a heavy solid lump, may I...

The front sub frame is a heavy solid lump, may I ask why you want to swop it?
If it is rust, would stripping it and painting it be cheaper?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 23:10
Replies: 28
Views: 883
Posted By macafee2
oh sorry did I have the wrong programme,...

oh sorry did I have the wrong programme, apologies everyone, genuine mistake on my part.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2021, 22:37
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By macafee2
Your post could confuse people, for example 12v,...

Your post could confuse people, for example 12v, is that from the live or the neutral? It is earth which is negative so you can just use an earth to the pin.

Is it earth for both models or...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 17:38
Replies: 28
Views: 883
Posted By macafee2
No wonder Covid spreads

channel hoping I court Country File and they had been filing at Moseley Farmers Market. Covid signs with 2m markings. People with no masks.

Today I drove past a small market which was very...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 16:11
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
You make valid points but I would not want to not...

You make valid points but I would not want to not consider the database.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 10:37
Replies: 8
Views: 222
Posted By macafee2
oh god the human rights people are going to throw...

oh god the human rights people are going to throw a wobbly at the suggestion.


This is a can of worms but yes I support the divulging of information for such crimes.
It would be vital that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2021, 13:46
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By macafee2
I think the general advice is to disconnect the...

I think the general advice is to disconnect the battery first and leave for I think at least 20 minutes before removing air bag.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2021, 11:14
Replies: 63
Views: 1,441
Posted By macafee2
I think the fines have been rescinded and the...

I think the fines have been rescinded and the force and officers slated. Do you think it has helped get members of the public to comply with the rules or led to more pushing the boundaries?

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 10:44
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By macafee2
OP now has 2 opinions on remapping a CDTI, one...

OP now has 2 opinions on remapping a CDTI, one recommends and one is not convinced but that is providing mine is standard.
There is also driving style to consider and this must play a major part, I...
Forum: Social Forum 13th January 2021, 23:08
Replies: 63
Views: 1,441
Posted By macafee2
err, yes they do and they used it, they fined the...

err, yes they do and they used it, they fined the women!
Discretion = the freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation.
post 53 has another example of discretion

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2021, 18:16
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By macafee2
The CDT is a dog, I have one. Without doubt the...

The CDT is a dog, I have one. Without doubt the CDT does need a remap but my CDTI and the one I test drove when I got my CDT are noticeably livelier. I would say anyone with a CDTI, should drive...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th January 2021, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 726
Posted By macafee2
I am not convinced a CDTI needs a remap unless it...

I am not convinced a CDTI needs a remap unless it is towing a heavy weight such as a caravan, I am of course assuming my CDTI has not been remapped.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 23:32
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By macafee2
The write up is good

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-2-0-CDTi-Club-tourer-estate-BMW-engine/164614575238?hash=item2653cb1486:g:Vz4AAOSw3yJf652G

This is a good write up for a car being sold on ebay. Serious...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2021, 23:05
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By macafee2
Apart from the dozing pump my two cars had...

Apart from the dozing pump my two cars had everything else in situ

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 17:37
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By macafee2
oh effin hell, I never saw that, just the...

oh effin hell, I never saw that, just the previous post.:mad:

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 15:55
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By macafee2
thanks for the how to, perhaps you could write it...

thanks for the how to, perhaps you could write it up as a separate post and have it put into the How To section, very useful.

I appreciate it did not retract but can I ask why it did not retract?...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 14:26
Replies: 63
Views: 1,441
Posted By macafee2
on the news 2 cars with people travelled from...

on the news 2 cars with people travelled from Coventry to Durdle Door (175 miles?), they have been fined and so there is it seems a limit to how far you can travel or is it just interpretation? ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 16:57
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By macafee2
when you say failed, could you explain a bit...

when you say failed, could you explain a bit more?
Have you got the right cluster for your car, mind you I don't know if it makes a different if you mix petrol and diesel clusters.
Does you...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2021, 11:08
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By macafee2
It is impressive. So good it looks CGI ...

It is impressive. So good it looks CGI

Can you imagine flying those drones unlit over a city at night and then lighting them up, whilst the thought makes me smile I wonder if panic would set...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 11:02
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
I have used it for part of my towing electrics. I...

I have used it for part of my towing electrics. I can't recall why I did not use 22 which shows in the handbook as Towing Accessory. Sitting here thinking, I'm not sure why I did not used a switched...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 09:47
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By macafee2
I see battery state is good form another thread...

I see battery state is good form another thread so I ask
How much fuel have you in the tank?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 09:45
Replies: 10
Views: 885
Posted By macafee2
Victor, best not to start a new thread but reply...

Victor, best not to start a new thread but reply to and continue with your original thread. Here is the link to it for anyone following on from me
...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2021, 07:07
Replies: 63
Views: 1,441
Posted By macafee2
sitting on the fence, Derbyshire police have been...

sitting on the fence, Derbyshire police have been criticised for fining two women that drove each in their own cars 8 or 9 miles to meet up and go for a walk, socially distancing of course. On...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 06:51
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By macafee2
Are you referring to item 1 on this link ...

Are you referring to item 1 on this link

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001550

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 23:18
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By macafee2
classic film

Sony movies classic, In the Heat of the Night, on now and again January 14th 11.10pm

wow what a film

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 19:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By macafee2
Not sure if a bolt extractor would work such as...

Not sure if a bolt extractor would work such as an Irwin bolt extractor.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 16:16
Replies: 63
Views: 1,441
Posted By macafee2
turn a blind eye. Jokingly mention the exhaust...

turn a blind eye.
Jokingly mention the exhaust so you are in no way having a go about it and perhaps the same for the gear box.

Unless there is a parking, noise, safety, eye sore or pollution...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 16:09
Replies: 15
Views: 2,468
Posted By macafee2
and there could be a seized bolt holding the...

and there could be a seized bolt holding the upper arm to the "hub"


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 14:03
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By macafee2
I just take it on the chin that unless I have a...

I just take it on the chin that unless I have a multi car policy I will have to have one car insured that may have no no claims.
I have one car insured multi car with the wife's car and one on its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 09:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By macafee2
If you mean the bushes where the sub frame fixing...

If you mean the bushes where the sub frame fixing bolts go yes but the bushes for the front arms, no they were not fitted. I had new ones to fit as mine had perished.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 20:14
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
No offence meant, you have picked a subject I...

No offence meant, you have picked a subject I would like to stay out of, sorry.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 18:51
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
You have still not answered my question :) ...

You have still not answered my question :)
Could you explain why?
No correction needed, I think their actions are more what I would consider to be those of a protestor may even go as far as...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 17:56
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
Calm yourself down. Your anger is not allowing...

Calm yourself down. Your anger is not allowing you to deal with my question, you refer to "these people" my question does not.
It asks about splitting a protestor from a terrorist and where you...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 16:30
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
please can you answer this question I posted...

please can you answer this question I posted earlier
At what point do you split a protestor from the type of terrorist that uses bombs?

In answer to your question, the way I perceive, view...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 15:25
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
The only bit I do not go with is the description...

The only bit I do not go with is the description of them as terrorists, please do not suggest or insinuate I am ignoring anything else.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 11:53
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
At what point do you split a protestor from the...

At what point do you split a protestor from the type of terrorist that uses bombs?
A protestor that uses unlawful violence and intimidation conjures up a different image then terrorist that uses...
Forum: Social Forum 8th January 2021, 09:25
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
Terrorists, I think that's a bit extreme ...

Terrorists, I think that's a bit extreme

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2021, 09:22
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By macafee2
why lug all that weight around if you are not...

why lug all that weight around if you are not going to use it?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2021, 09:15
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
This is just for interest as the fridge does seem...

This is just for interest as the fridge does seem to keep cool. I just wanted to know if I could test to see what the car was producing at the socket. It may be worth you doing the same test.
I may...
Forum: Humour Corner 7th January 2021, 23:41
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By macafee2
Covid and Santa

Sent to me by a friend.




Parents saved a fortune at Christmas, having told their children Santa had to self isolate for 14 days after entering the country.


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 23:30
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
Wiring is already in. On a caravan forum, it has...

Wiring is already in. On a caravan forum, it has been said that sometimes there is not enough power getting to the caravan fridge when being towed to keep the fridge cold. I was curious to know how...
Forum: Items Wanted 7th January 2021, 19:23
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By macafee2
Is your car a face lift or pre face lift? I...

Is your car a face lift or pre face lift?
I ask as I understand depending of the set of clocks you have, you can monitor the trailer lights by using a BMW towing relay, part number 61.35-8 369 019...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 17:56
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
cheers Simon, I can do 4 amps, I have a headlight...

cheers Simon, I can do 4 amps, I have a headlight with some wires on for testing, thank you. If it melts, it cant carry 12 amps :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 15:11
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
Thanks Simon, is there an easy way to create...

Thanks Simon, is there an easy way to create 8-12amp load, in 1 amp steps?


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By macafee2
A novice with one of these should be able to...

A novice with one of these should be able to bleed the clutch
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 14:41
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By macafee2
How to carry out a load test?

I would like to see what amperage I can get at the 13 pin socket of my cars towing electrics. I can measure voltage but don't knowingly know how to test amperage without plugging something into the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2021, 12:30
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By macafee2
Was it Renault?

what is the Renault Laguna that hand handbrake problems on early models, it would not always hold on a hill and the car would roll?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2021, 06:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By macafee2
I did ask Rimmers about Genuine. The answer was a...

I did ask Rimmers about Genuine. The answer was a shock and to be honest, enraged me.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th January 2021, 00:39
Replies: 94
Views: 3,000
Posted By macafee2
I find it staggering that people are there with...

I find it staggering that people are there with such and I am not quite sure what word to use, belief, anger, denial

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2021, 22:24
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By macafee2
If you want genuine I think you will be very very...

If you want genuine I think you will be very very lucky to get one.
This link shows how the socket is wired
https://caravanchronicles.com/guides/13-pin-socket-basic-fault-finding/

My...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2021, 10:22
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
The intertwining of people going to the office is...

The intertwining of people going to the office is the people employed to get them there, public transport, fuel and then there is the shop they pop into on the way. The shop on the station platform...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2021, 10:04
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By macafee2
Could be the latter. Is the fuel pipe connected...

Could be the latter. Is the fuel pipe connected to the FBH? Another possibility is that the owner did not get around to fitting the dozing pump.

If the FBH is connected electrically and has...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 21:51
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
The list of who should be first in line is never...

The list of who should be first in line is never ending, these industries are what keeps the country going, electric, water, gas, telecommunications, food, waste, imports, oil, NHS, police, fire,...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 15:51
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
Thank goodness it is the fault of the Government,...

Thank goodness it is the fault of the Government, I thought it was people mixing that caused the spread, phew, now I can go out without my mask and mix with others. Touch of sarcasm, yes! I don't say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 15:16
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
why is it permenent live?

According to my owners manual of my facelift CDTI, fuse 47 in the passenger footwell is Traction Control.
I don't have traction control but testing 47 it is permanent live, why would it be live...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 10:22
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
Is school a possible path for transmission from...

Is school a possible path for transmission from parent to child, child to child, child to parent to parent, parent to goodness knows who?

Why should teachers be put at risk?

If schools...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2021, 23:24
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By macafee2
converting cars to electric

FWIW

I think there is a series called Vintage Voltage on Quest.
It is about converting "old" cars to electric, not sure when it is on, sorry

found it, Thursday 9pm

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2021, 23:21
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
Parents too can play a part, thinking of myself,...

Parents too can play a part, thinking of myself, I could not teach my children much past the 12 times table. Spelling, not if it has more then 3 letters. Punctuation, may be. It would not be that I...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2021, 23:15
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
Kev, the only part of your post that seems to be...

Kev, the only part of your post that seems to be on the same page as my question is "Private school pupils will be years ahead of state school ones"
I have always thought that the state school...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2021, 20:24
Replies: 27
Views: 1,607
Posted By macafee2
Are you sure they are genuine? I keep on...

Are you sure they are genuine? I keep on challenging genuine.

Rover went out of business so long ago and springs seem to be a common thing to replace. I am surprised there are any genuine...
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2021, 19:32
Replies: 37
Views: 858
Posted By macafee2
covid and impact on education

I wonder how education and knowledge from missed learning will be effected by covid.
Will children from wealthy homes do better then children from "poor" families and if so why? Does wealth and...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2021, 21:29
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
He will never walk alone, RIP macafee2

He will never walk alone, RIP

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2021, 18:09
Replies: 15
Views: 446
Posted By macafee2
May I shorten your post to the following? "Its...

May I shorten your post to the following? "Its scary how many people have no clue how to drive"

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2021, 13:34
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
I thought the ship had made two passes but...

I thought the ship had made two passes but apparently according to the program, it was one pass and it was that pass that did all the damage. The engine room was flooded so they lost power and the...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2021, 12:15
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By macafee2
Salvaging the Costa Concordia cost.

Salvaging the Costa Concordia. Watched a program earlier on the operation to re-float the Costa Concordia, what a mammoth task and took over a year to complete.

I did not realise how long ago...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2021, 10:50
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By macafee2
A damn stupid one macafee2

A damn stupid one

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2021, 01:27
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By macafee2
NHS staff are British Public, the staff at the...

NHS staff are British Public, the staff at the Supermarket at British public, Farmers are British public. Blanket statements can sometimes be a problem.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2021, 23:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By macafee2
I was joking Bread (bun), meat (burger), salad...

I was joking
Bread (bun), meat (burger), salad and potato (frees), they can get the lot at MD :)


macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2021, 22:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,145
Posted By macafee2
people have to eat :) less risk of catching an...

people have to eat :)
less risk of catching an infection compared to walking around a super market :)

I too have seen Mac Donald's drive thru with a long queue only last week,
is it really...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2021, 19:10
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
I thought the same macafee2

I thought the same

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2021, 18:20
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
you did that in double quick time, I take my hat...

you did that in double quick time, I take my hat off to you

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2021, 18:15
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
I appreciate what you say and I cannot offer a...

I appreciate what you say and I cannot offer a defence, however, now the error has been discovered and they are trying to put it right, taxing and ordering a new V5, it is a silly position to be in...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2021, 17:23
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
cant tax a car

so the vehicle owner moves house but does not change the V5 details.
Tax reminder goes to old address but does not get to new address
before tax runs out

No V5 as it is lost, tax reminder...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2021, 17:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By macafee2
windscreens can leak, check footwells ...

windscreens can leak, check footwells

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2021, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
I wonder if the driver was a "local" ...

I wonder if the driver was a "local"

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 20:31
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By macafee2
I would think the ABS has nowt to do with...

I would think the ABS has nowt to do with stalling the car if you are trying to "drive it" and have locked the front wheels. Unless with no sensor the brakes pads are not holding the brakes still
...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 16:57
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By macafee2
Don't side step the question, answer it and if...

Don't side step the question, answer it and if you don't know, say you don't know

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 16:55
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
A link to the incident ...

A link to the incident
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-55506891

Seems all 4 horses killed at the one incident.

Deer move very quickly, horses don't in the New forest and if...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 12:09
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By macafee2
4 horses dead

4 horses have been killed by vehicles in the New Forest. Apparently the horses were licking the salt that had been put on the road. The B3078 Roger Penny Way, another local road that I know.
No...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 10:06
Replies: 0
Views: 101
Posted By macafee2
Intresting YouTube channal

I don't know how to lick to a Youtube channal but here is a link to a video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdPymLgfXSY

His channal may fall into the "things you did not know you did not...
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 00:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,095
Posted By macafee2
Sorry to hear of your friends death, my best mate...

Sorry to hear of your friends death, my best mate died due to drink.
No children but a wife in her early 50's, to young to be alone


If you feel the cause of death is wrong, challenge it
...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 20:54
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By macafee2
Here's hoping 2021 is indeed better ...

Here's hoping 2021 is indeed better

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 20:53
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By macafee2
well done, perseverance prevails macafee2

well done, perseverance prevails

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Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 17:39
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By macafee2
He has a multi million pound team behind him....

He has a multi million pound team behind him. Goes round in circles.
Wont work if it is too wet. Does not want anyone crossing the "road", turning right or left or non professional on the "road" at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 11:31
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By macafee2
FWIW you can route the cables properly with the...

FWIW you can route the cables properly with the slam panel in place. Tie string to the old cables when you remove them and then tie to new cables and pull through.
I think with the near side you do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 20:29
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
Does the key turn in the lock? If not then could...

Does the key turn in the lock? If not then could have been frozen or seized.

Open the bonnet as per bonnet pull cable from cabin snapped method.
Do you have a tow bar? You may be able to...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 20:24
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By macafee2
There is a stop line and a stop sign, perhaps...

There is a stop line and a stop sign, perhaps many years ago when the road was created and the stop line and sign were put in place, the council members thought drivers would stop.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 20:17
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By macafee2
I drove to the cross roads this afternoon. There...

I drove to the cross roads this afternoon. There is no problems with visibility. The chap in the video pointed out it was the A pillar of cars that was an issue as well as cars approaching the stop...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 20:08
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By macafee2
I do not understand the question? When I click...

I do not understand the question? When I click the link I see a Rover sign

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 20:07
Replies: 21
Views: 854
Posted By macafee2
try a small wire brush on the thread you can see...

try a small wire brush on the thread you can see plus penetrating oil.
As said back and forth is the way to go.

These bolts do indeed get well and truly seized.
One member I think had to...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 30th December 2020, 19:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,119
Posted By macafee2
cant fit one to my trailer and not appropriate to...

cant fit one to my trailer and not appropriate to unhitch the caravan when doing a 3 point turn along a country lane. Thank goodness the gates to farmers fields are set back

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 12:31
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By macafee2
Agree, it is hard to believe that with such good...

Agree, it is hard to believe that with such good visibility there are accidents at the junction.

Not far into the forest from jtn 1 I came across a caravan minus a wheel a few years ago. Very...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 12:26
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By macafee2
If there is a dozing pump then could be the pcb...

If there is a dozing pump then could be the pcb has had it. Damn things. Frenchmike can repair the pcb's.

If you are able, test to make sure the water pump on the FBH is working and the glow...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2020, 11:23
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By macafee2
Anyone near Newlyn

No idea if this sign is still there but if you live close by Newlyn and want it

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By macafee2
welcome to the forum. I have a CDT and found...

welcome to the forum.
I have a CDT and found it to be a bit of a dog and so I would recommend a remap but don't forget to tell your insurance company of any modifications.
If your cruise control...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 09:41
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By macafee2
Locally the news reported hospitals and therefore...

Locally the news reported hospitals and therefore ambulances are in trouble due to the number of admissions. ambulances unable to off load their casualties.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 09:37
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By macafee2
A cheaper and simpler solution would be for...

A cheaper and simpler solution would be for drivers to stop at the stop line and look left and right :) In the video drivers were not stopping at the stop line. If cameras were put there to catch and...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2020, 19:29
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By macafee2
Dangereous drivers force road rethink

It seems dangerous drivers "are forcing" the council to change a road layout.

I know this crossroads
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYeeTvitvFU

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 18:16
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By macafee2
We are selling a lot of stuff on ebay, all for...

We are selling a lot of stuff on ebay, all for corners of the world. I have made my wife aware of this and she has started with customs forms

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 17:11
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By macafee2
I lost 10 degrees

This morning I activated the FBH and let it run, not sure for how long but then drove mile and a half to two miles. I sat with the engine ticking over and the FBH still running. Although I had turned...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2020, 17:02
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By macafee2
FWIW I sent an email to the manager of the lady I...

FWIW I sent an email to the manager of the lady I spoke to today giving praise

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 11:59
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By macafee2
I have no idea but I would guess not enough to...

I have no idea but I would guess not enough to worry about

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 11:58
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By macafee2
ya but they lost the war :) macafee2

ya but they lost the war :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 11:56
Replies: 10
Views: 751
Posted By macafee2
thank you Mick. Does your guide apply to trade...

thank you Mick. Does your guide apply to trade or personal such as sending a present
or having sold something via ebay?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2020, 10:32
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By macafee2
Praise for BT

I know, me praising BT, I must be on drugs.

No no it is true, despite them cocking my order up the customer services Sunday and today has been very good, a shining example of how customer...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2020, 10:14
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By macafee2
same for me. Biking with a solo motorcycle is not...

same for me. Biking with a solo motorcycle is not fun.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2020, 20:05
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
Imagine, insurance refuses to pay as car not...

Imagine, insurance refuses to pay as car not parked fully in parking bay.

macafee2
Forum: Humour Corner 28th December 2020, 18:37
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
Why the Doctor had not been home

This is why the doctor has not been home for a few days, he is still working on the list.



macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th December 2020, 18:10
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By macafee2
From the online theory tests I have seen, anyone...

From the online theory tests I have seen, anyone that fails the UK theory test should be banned from the road until they can pass it 100 %. It is worrying that learners fail it.

What % does GD...
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2020, 22:36
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
clear your cookies. You are right, it is a bit...

clear your cookies.
You are right, it is a bit scary how much monitoring is done of law abiding citizens and yet criminals still walk free.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 19:29
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By macafee2
ok guys thanks may be I should get a...

ok guys thanks

may be I should get a Haynes manual for the car and look to see how difficult it is.
Right now I am nit in a position to do the work for her

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 17:29
Replies: 10
Views: 515
Posted By macafee2
changing water pumpe when

Not Rover but in general, is it good practice to change the water pump when changing the serpentine belt and or cam belt?
My sister has a 2005 For fiesta and is thinking of having the cam belt...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 13:48
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By macafee2
I hope when I get to your age I am just as...

I hope when I get to your age I am just as capable, you put younger people to shame

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By macafee2
Both my facelifts, had 1 of the 2 "halves" of the...

Both my facelifts, had 1 of the 2 "halves" of the bracket for the dozing pump.
Hopefully you at least have the two studs for attaching the bracket.

I have taken to making my own brackets...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2020, 21:42
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By macafee2
If you do this at 73, damn good on you. Read...

If you do this at 73, damn good on you.
Read the Haynes manual it is very good for this job (on a diesel at least)
When you remove the bolts from around the gearbox place them into a piece of...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2020, 00:05
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
Bedfont Lakes is just down the road. I used to...

Bedfont Lakes is just down the road.
I used to live in Gilmore Crescent, Ashford and my children were born in Ashford hospital

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 20:06
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
where did you go? macafee2

where did you go?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 19:22
Replies: 17
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
Are there more people about?

I am sure there are more people out and about walking then pre lock down. Not far from us they are parking "half way" along the road in the other direction. A car park we went to yesterday, one side...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2020, 10:44
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By macafee2
The proper version. The Mini's are in the right...

The proper version. The Mini's are in the right order, Red, White and Blue, in the follow-up version they are in the wrong order.

cracking film

Did you see the think on Sky Arts?...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 21:07
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By macafee2
mm nothing mentioned

Nothing so far mentioned the forum on todays Brexit trade deal announcement.
Not even to say a deal has been agreed.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By macafee2
I was just so shocked at the loss of grip. Been a...

I was just so shocked at the loss of grip. Been a biker so am very weary of the road surface but never in 40 years of driving, have I experienced this kind of reaction.
I think the tyres are now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2020, 13:20
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By macafee2
mmmmm if the internal seal in the master has...

mmmmm if the internal seal in the master has failed and fluid is passing back behind the seal when the clutch pedal is pushed, so fluid is staying in the master reservoir, will the pedal still sink...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 11:14
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By macafee2
How many of us even thought about food and water...

How many of us even thought about food and water for the lorry drivers?
I am sorry to say it had not occurred to me, why not, goodness knows why not, as it is obvious they would need support.

...
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By macafee2
It is a shame that man treats everything so...

It is a shame that man treats everything so badly.

The plight of those in suzublu's post is similar to this poem

First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 22:10
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By macafee2
hence why I also said "I don't think the figures...

hence why I also said "I don't think the figures are the end of the story.
It is more complicated then that."

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 22nd December 2020, 18:20
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By macafee2
Glebe House

Black Facelift

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 17:37
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By macafee2
never heard that one. I was channel...

never heard that one.

I was channel hopping on TV a few weeks ago and caught part of a song.
Found it on Youtube, very religious and nothing to do with Christmas but I really like it. Not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 15:48
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
most of my journeys are town journeys so there...

most of my journeys are town journeys so there are a lot of clutch changes but in reality it is not the number of miles that is the problem, it is the number of times the clutch pedal is pushed down....
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By macafee2
scary near miss

Just had a scary near miss.

Pulled out on a roundabout with time to clear an approaching car
Moved a couple of feet only and the front wheels just spun.

No it was not too much welly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2020, 13:32
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By macafee2
If the doors are locked and tester unlocks the...

If the doors are locked and tester unlocks the doors via the remote or key and then cannot open any door from the outside would that not generate a fail?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2020, 12:04
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By macafee2
Door actuators faulty perhaps? ...

Door actuators faulty perhaps?


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 12:02
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By macafee2
Christmas songs

If Christmas is a religious time why are the Christmas songs not very religious? Are religious songs only for Christmas carols?

This thread is about songs not religion.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 11:23
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By macafee2
Stats mmm what can we make of them? Australia...

Stats mmm what can we make of them? Australia population is less then half that of the UK but covid death are less then 1/4, whilst this may show Australia is doing better I don't think the figures...
Forum: Humour Corner 22nd December 2020, 09:53
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By macafee2
A cats favourite colour

Cat's favourite colour is puuuurrrrrrrple

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 09:47
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By macafee2
In the How To section you should find a How To on...

In the How To section you should find a How To on taking the 6 pin connector apart.
If it is not in the How To it is somewhere on the forum

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 09:45
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
I changed mine 2 years ago and have done about...

I changed mine 2 years ago and have done about 5,000 miles since

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2020, 19:04
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By macafee2
oh, I thought the ones in the link were carpet...

oh, I thought the ones in the link were carpet hence 5mm. sorry

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th December 2020, 18:09
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By macafee2
check DMGRS web site and even Rimmers web site....

check DMGRS web site and even Rimmers web site. What do you think is ludicrously expensive as I don't think they are.

Will you be changing it yourself?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2020, 18:07
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By macafee2
Don't know the company but I would go for 5mm,...

Don't know the company but I would go for 5mm, thicker and perhaps stronger less likely to tear.

If you get one please post what it is like, thanks

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2020, 15:52
Replies: 13,275
Views: 1,091,083
Posted By macafee2
fitted a remote to turn my fbh on and off ...

fitted a remote to turn my fbh on and off

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2020, 01:39
Replies: 70
Views: 2,534
Posted By macafee2
Who's christmas is now cancelled?

Following todays announcement that we can only mix on Christmas day, who's Christmas has now been cancelled?

We were only going to meet with one couple this week but no one else over Christmas and...
Forum: Social Forum 19th December 2020, 20:11
Replies: 1,000
Views: 41,508
Posted By macafee2
If the daughter is not coping mentally and they...

If the daughter is not coping mentally and they are travelling to support their daughter I do not consider that selfish. It is what parents do.
what has the value of the property go to do with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 20:03
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By macafee2
Rust may not be the problem, just being tight. If...

Rust may not be the problem, just being tight. If they are that tight then if using an impact gun, use impact sockets

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th December 2020, 14:12
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By macafee2
Brilliant, absolutely brilliant macafee2

Brilliant, absolutely brilliant

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