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Forum: Humour Corner 29th July 2021, 16:57
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By KWIL
Basis of this statement??

Basis of this statement??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2021, 11:51
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By KWIL
Done it twice in 19 years

Done it twice in 19 years
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 16:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By KWIL
I had a set of Michelins on a car some years ago,...

I had a set of Michelins on a car some years ago, just could not balance them. Took the whole car to them, they removed all four wheels, took them way and returned with a completely new set of tyres...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 16:12
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By KWIL
Beware rural Scotland and the Islands:duh:

Beware rural Scotland and the Islands:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2021, 16:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,114
Posted By KWIL
Well I have used Goodyear tyres on 3 x 800, 1 x...

Well I have used Goodyear tyres on 3 x 800, 1 x 75 Saloon and now on the 75 Tourer in all over 28 years and not had any problems of life or wear.

Check the manufacture date of yours
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 12:13
Replies: 24
Views: 936
Posted By KWIL
If your CPU is older than 3 years, Windows 11...

If your CPU is older than 3 years, Windows 11 will not work. So I understand.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 10:45
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By KWIL
Bits of it are still like watching paint dry.

Bits of it are still like watching paint dry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 12:13
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By KWIL
Motor insurance ripoff

Why do all (most?) insurers provide cover for EU, when I doubt that not a high proportion of vehicles ever leave the UK?

If you want overseas cover, surely it should be an option at your cost, not...
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2021, 11:56
Replies: 30
Views: 764
Posted By KWIL
We need Workfare not Welfare. as long as there...

We need Workfare not Welfare. as long as there are vacancies there should be no payments to those who will not work.

Cannot work is another question.
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2021, 14:16
Replies: 116
Views: 4,502
Posted By KWIL
Germany has always welcomed foreign labour, those...

Germany has always welcomed foreign labour, those there by choice or compulsory. We stood alone before defying the dictatorial continental attitudes, Napoleon, Third Reich and have done so again with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 16:12
Replies: 48
Views: 3,745
Posted By KWIL
Quote fron 4 years old doc issued by...

Quote fron 4 years old doc issued by Environmental Agency

"If a business or individual wants to receive waste vehicles for recycling or for dismantling parts, they must apply for an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 15:59
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By KWIL
The only thing I've noticed since making this...

The only thing I've noticed since making this post is, if while driving I hold a few fingers at the top corner of the window (beside/above your head) the noise does become a little quieter.. not sure...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2021, 15:27
Replies: 116
Views: 4,502
Posted By KWIL
It's always "don't confuse me with the facts I...

It's always "don't confuse me with the facts I have already made up my (EU) mind" Whatever the result.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2021, 12:21
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By KWIL
It is OK to refix the A pillar trim, carefully...

It is OK to refix the A pillar trim, carefully not a problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 22:37
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By KWIL
Works as follows. When dry an internal IR beam is...

Works as follows. When dry an internal IR beam is by internal reflection at the glass/air surface back to a detector, when sufficiently wet some of the beam escapes and the detector no longer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 09:02
Replies: 29
Views: 1,222
Posted By KWIL
I am afraid that X-Part are just badge...

I am afraid that X-Part are just badge engineering as well but at least they are there.
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2021, 10:01
Replies: 116
Views: 4,502
Posted By KWIL
Macron has an election coming soon? I seem...

Macron has an election coming soon?

I seem to remember that some time ago there was a referendum in the Republic, the outcome of which was "inconvenient/unacceptable" to the then Irish governmant...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 16:31
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By KWIL
Time to shop around:}

Time to shop around:}
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 19:31
Replies: 116
Views: 4,502
Posted By KWIL
We wanted to leave because of the bureaucratic...

We wanted to leave because of the bureaucratic dictatorship of the Brussels elite, telling us what we could and could not do in our own country.
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 14:58
Replies: 116
Views: 4,502
Posted By KWIL
Just impose 300% tariff on any similar products...

Just impose 300% tariff on any similar products entering GB from EU (including Eire)
Forum: Items Wanted 7th June 2021, 10:15
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By KWIL
You have a PM

You have a PM
Forum: Items Wanted 7th June 2021, 10:12
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By KWIL
There are or at least were 3 types. Plain cover...

There are or at least were 3 types. Plain cover only, cover + metal dog guard and cover + fabric mesh upper load restraint.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 09:42
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By KWIL
The interior launch colours were Ash Grey and...

The interior launch colours were Ash Grey and Sandstone Beige. Personal line were Deep Sea Green, Neptune Blue and Aubergene.
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2021, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By KWIL
D&G stand behind Whirlpool guarantee. 1+2 year...

D&G stand behind Whirlpool guarantee. 1+2 year cover initially and 10 years (ie 3+7) if you take the reasonable contract for all parts and call out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2021, 10:29
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By KWIL
Buyer beware?

Buyer beware?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 10:16
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By KWIL
Programme mentioned the Standard Light range...

Programme mentioned the Standard Light range introduced in 1934, my first car EMH995 was a 1936 Light 12 which my father had bought new!

It was known as Birdie because the original colour was...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 10th May 2021, 15:30
Replies: 13
Views: 2,444
Posted By KWIL
60/40 solder melts around 190 C and the new lead...

60/40 solder melts around 190 C and the new lead free around 220 C.

You can still obtain 60/40 multi core solder and that is what I am staying with. I find it flows so much easier and therefor...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2021, 10:39
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By KWIL
Not as much noise as the high pressure hydraulic...

Not as much noise as the high pressure hydraulic pumps which operate the loading arms nor the brakes as these heavy collection vehicles grind to a halt!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2021, 09:58
Replies: 122
Views: 9,928
Posted By KWIL
I have my initials ***2L, the 2L refers to the...

I have my initials ***2L, the 2L refers to the fact my surname has 2 LLs in it.
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2021, 15:35
Replies: 45
Views: 1,833
Posted By KWIL
Who or which organisation wrote the Horizon...

Who or which organisation wrote the Horizon software? Was the Requirement adequate, How was it tested (in the field obviously at the cost of these poor poastmasters). Who signed it off for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2021, 10:46
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By KWIL
MyTourer does not fight me but will straighten...

MyTourer does not fight me but will straighten when "let go". Does your power assistance feel correct under normal use?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2021, 10:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
Posted By KWIL
Pickup points on the body shells are identical I...

Pickup points on the body shells are identical I believe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2021, 10:54
Replies: 11
Views: 768
Posted By KWIL
As you say LEF is listed as X Power Grey, has...

As you say LEF is listed as X Power Grey, has your car been resprayed prior to your ownership?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 15:37
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By KWIL
Are you trying to remove the plastic shelf parts...

Are you trying to remove the plastic shelf parts from the metal body panel?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2021, 09:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,129
Posted By KWIL
Simon, your comments are interesting. I chose not...

Simon, your comments are interesting. I chose not to order a sunroof when new because I had found on a previous car (800) that when passing along a tree lined road the flickering light caused me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2021, 16:43
Replies: 50
Views: 2,857
Posted By KWIL
Of course, an insurer could be aware of posts...

Of course, an insurer could be aware of posts such as these.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 09:10
Replies: 33
Views: 1,076
Posted By KWIL
And so far nobody has mentioned "diversity...

And so far nobody has mentioned "diversity factor", so I will.

For example. just because your cooker hob has 4 rings it does not mean they are all on at the same time, each has a temperature...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 17:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,212
Posted By KWIL
Familysearch.org/en

Familysearch.org/en
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2021, 10:43
Replies: 117
Views: 5,242
Posted By KWIL
If ever it was needed, this whole episode over...

If ever it was needed, this whole episode over vaccines goes to show the decision to leave was the correct one. Brussel's officialdom gone mad. Ignorance of the real world and law.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd April 2021, 16:47
Replies: 3
Views: 1,396
Posted By KWIL
+12 V from reverse switch, ie the feed to...

+12 V from reverse switch, ie the feed to reversing lamps. Only powered when reverse engaged.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2021, 18:28
Replies: 34
Views: 2,213
Posted By KWIL
Correct, a software problem around certainly in...

Correct, a software problem around certainly in 2002.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2021, 16:20
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By KWIL
No. Ski Hatch is an openable gap between the rear...

No. Ski Hatch is an openable gap between the rear two seats so that your skis have a longer space. Where the central arm rest is.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 22nd March 2021, 14:21
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By KWIL
Only when it rains:}

Only when it rains:}
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2021, 14:14
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By KWIL
Kev, You have forgotten those murdered by...

Kev,

You have forgotten those murdered by Stalin either directly or in the Gulags.

All should have watched "Russia versus the World". 21.00 Ch5 Friday 19th
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2021, 13:39
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By KWIL
My daughter during her degree spent a period in...

My daughter during her degree spent a period in the USSR.

"Bananas are season" meant the shop had its small allocation, do not expect any more any time soon.

Old lady on street corner trying...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 19th March 2021, 11:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By KWIL
1 or 2 times a year. Car lives outside.

1 or 2 times a year. Car lives outside.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 19th March 2021, 09:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By KWIL
I have used Autoglym products on my Rover 75...

I have used Autoglym products on my Rover 75 Conny SE since i bought it in 2002 and can state that it has not damaged the paint.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 17:49
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By KWIL
As far as I can see, BT started it!!

As far as I can see, BT started it!!
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 16:07
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By KWIL
All the providers seem to be switching to RPI +...

All the providers seem to be switching to RPI + 3.X% indexation each year, so look forward to your +4% rise per annum:mad:
Forum: Items Wanted 17th March 2021, 11:17
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By KWIL
Dmgrs £24.99

Dmgrs £24.99
Forum: Social Forum 15th March 2021, 15:47
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By KWIL
There is also the universal problem of reporting...

There is also the universal problem of reporting a crime. If you are the witness (or victim), are you prepared to go all the way and stand up in court.

It is easy to point the finger (real or...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2021, 15:50
Replies: 37
Views: 1,368
Posted By KWIL
The true cost of Communism in total far exceeds...

The true cost of Communism in total far exceeds any of these, well over 100 million and still counting. The Gulags of the USSR made a significant contribution.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2021, 16:36
Replies: 43
Views: 1,634
Posted By KWIL
What's wrong in using the original letter and...

What's wrong in using the original letter and Guidance leaflet? Or am I too late?
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2021, 15:11
Replies: 43
Views: 1,634
Posted By KWIL
Has anyone else on here asked for a paper copy?

Has anyone else on here asked for a paper copy?
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2021, 12:04
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By KWIL
Then there is of course, is Harry really Charles'...

Then there is of course, is Harry really Charles' son? Perhaps that is the reason for the distance between them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 13:59
Replies: 37
Views: 1,787
Posted By KWIL
The contractors appear to be paid "per hole" so...

The contractors appear to be paid "per hole" so when it fails again, it's another job at the same rate!

In the old days, the edges of repairs were "sealed" by pouring tar/bitumen along the joint...
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2021, 11:57
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By KWIL
Data is not there as to why the points are in...

Data is not there as to why the points are in place. Was it 40 in a 30 zone for pensioners and 70 in a 30 zone for younger drivers for instance?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2021, 12:40
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By KWIL
Bosch = Deutsch. Fabrique en Chine = Francais,...

Bosch = Deutsch. Fabrique en Chine = Francais, what a mixture!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 20:30
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By KWIL
A tool that was a hexagon of a single nut size on...

A tool that was a hexagon of a single nut size on a screwdriver shaft type tool used to be called "a spinner" all those years ago....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2021, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By KWIL
My drive way is so steep that I always reverse...

My drive way is so steep that I always reverse out so as to keep front wheels from spinning. I can drive out, which I have to do if trailer attached, but a very delicate touch is required.

If...
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 14:08
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By KWIL
I am with Simondi as regards railways, add...

I am with Simondi as regards railways, add industrial archeology (hands off). A friend has 2 x Class 50s, did some work on one of them. Anything mechanical or indeed electrical.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 16:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By KWIL
Its the right colour!

Its the right colour!
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2021, 11:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By KWIL
mh007 Quote. "Rishi is a millionaire,...

mh007

Quote.

"Rishi is a millionaire, his wife is a billionaire who furloughed her staff & claimed £100,000 for the pleasure & her family owns the largest producer of the vaccine in India!"
...
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2021, 10:50
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By KWIL
Take home pay will not be less, potential...

Take home pay will not be less, potential inflation is the cause of lessening how far it would go, not merely freezing the rates. Now that is simple economics
I have to live on my pension and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2021, 09:06
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By KWIL
Another cause is wrong twist in the arm, causing...

Another cause is wrong twist in the arm, causing the rubber blade to "dig in" in one direction. Dependent upon which way it digs in, twist the arm to lessen the dig in. If you get my drift.
Forum: Social Forum 27th February 2021, 11:10
Replies: 31
Views: 1,245
Posted By KWIL
Modifications appear to be any change from ex...

Modifications appear to be any change from ex factory delivery specification
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 11:55
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By KWIL
Nils, just a guess like yourself K

Nils, just a guess like yourself
K
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2021, 10:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,246
Posted By KWIL
Even if you can remove the bearing, it would not...

Even if you can remove the bearing, it would not be reusable so why not destroy the bearing by removing the outer race by cutting/grinding?

You would then be left with just the inner race which...
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2021, 18:42
Replies: 37
Views: 1,368
Posted By KWIL
Be careful if you read it. It does stick in...

Be careful if you read it. It does stick in your memory.

Not as much as what they did to the POWs and any other unfortunates they came across. Remember the Burma railway.

9–10 March 1945, is...
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2021, 16:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,368
Posted By KWIL
However far less than would have been lost on...

However far less than would have been lost on both sides should a land invasion been necessary. Awful though it may seem. It was only 15KT or thereabouts
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 15:40
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By KWIL
Present warm air is coming from the south all the...

Present warm air is coming from the south all the way from N Africa = sand. Not the first time this has happened.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd February 2021, 11:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By KWIL
"If the shear pins are for location only then...

"If the shear pins are for location only then surely by definition they serve no other purpose ... assuming that you are correct." I did however also say the shear pins releave the bolts of any...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 15:50
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By KWIL
If you were lying on the bathroom floor bleeding...

If you were lying on the bathroom floor bleeding profusely you've dialed the wrong number!:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 12:35
Replies: 27
Views: 1,070
Posted By KWIL
The shear pins are for location only and appear...

The shear pins are for location only and appear to take the thrust load. There are many more bolts holding the whole engine assembly to the wing. The shear pins protect the bolts from being under...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2021, 15:37
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By KWIL
Nothing to stop you putting in a replacement pin...

Nothing to stop you putting in a replacement pin of the correct size. Might need to make the replacement, but simple enough. Always apply a little oil to the pin/spring contact as well as the main...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2021, 12:27
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By KWIL
Why do you want to change the head gaskets? ...

Why do you want to change the head gaskets?

Do you have a problem?
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2021, 10:02
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By KWIL
I liked the interview on BBC Breakfast this...

I liked the interview on BBC Breakfast this morning, when the BBC Presenters referred to "the scientists", the Jet Propulsion Lab presenter said, I am a scientist, the Engineers designed and built...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th February 2021, 14:24
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By KWIL
There are of course two different dampers used on...

There are of course two different dampers used on the Tourer, normal and self levelling, in accordance with ihe original purchase order configuration.
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2021, 15:06
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By KWIL
Any others interested in a "bulk buy"??

Any others interested in a "bulk buy"??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2021, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 610
Posted By KWIL
+1 for Demonplates

+1 for Demonplates
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2021, 23:14
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By KWIL
I must agree that the Cadbury Milk Chocolate has...

I must agree that the Cadbury Milk Chocolate has changed since Mondelez took over Cadbury's. It is "oily" and the taste is no longer nice, much closer to USA style chocolate. Ugh.

With great...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd February 2021, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By KWIL
It should be the default condition that Landlord...

It should be the default condition that Landlord has the final say on pets allowed or not.

How can anyone judge if a bet is well behaved? The Owner may well say it is, but like it or not pets do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2021, 12:40
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By KWIL
+1 Demon Plates

+1 Demon Plates
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2021, 10:35
Replies: 33
Views: 1,893
Posted By KWIL
RAC, just me alone with cover = roadside rescue,...

RAC, just me alone with cover = roadside rescue, recovery any UK destination, at home (free) £80.00 15 months policy
Must be good:}
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 14:38
Replies: 104
Views: 5,154
Posted By KWIL
Colvert, you are so correct, they do need sorting...

Colvert, you are so correct, they do need sorting out!
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 13:37
Replies: 104
Views: 5,154
Posted By KWIL
As a former Contracts person, I do not think the...

As a former Contracts person, I do not think the EU has a leg to stand on. AZ's contract appears to say it all, "Best efforts"

That is exactly what AZ is doing, trying to correct the Belgian...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2021, 12:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,510
Posted By KWIL
A problem with the 2.0KV6 was it was underpowered...

A problem with the 2.0KV6 was it was underpowered for the 75 and needed more right foot for performance and hence more fuel.

I had a 2 litre R75 company car so the fuel costs did not worry me,...
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 23:11
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By KWIL
Had the pleasure some years ago of a demo ride in...

Had the pleasure some years ago of a demo ride in a Chinook, went "grass cutting" at low level whilst we were out, we also flew doors open which gave interesting views.
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 16:20
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By KWIL
My Son in Law's TVR is fine, has a Rover V8...

My Son in Law's TVR is fine, has a Rover V8 engine!:}
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 16:17
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By KWIL
Farnborough 1951, Polish Test pilot Jan...

Farnborough 1951, Polish Test pilot Jan Zurakowski peformed a "Vertical Cartwheel" with the prototype Meteor, also very impressive to watch.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 11:09
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By KWIL
Typhoon190

Please clear your PMs as you have reached storage limit, so unable to commmunicate.
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 10:36
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By KWIL
SU 27 at Farnborough 1998 did better than that...

SU 27 at Farnborough 1998 did better than that with full vertical stalls and backslide recovery, nevertheless impressive.
Forum: Humour Corner 27th January 2021, 14:02
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By KWIL
Source stated as from The Guardian, that just...

Source stated as from The Guardian, that just about says it all.

The Guardian is a source for most of the rubbish the BBC touts as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2021, 12:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By KWIL
When you say one idler was in 2 pieces, which one...

When you say one idler was in 2 pieces, which one and what were the pieces?
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2021, 12:22
Replies: 72
Views: 3,021
Posted By KWIL
It is bad enough breaking down or having a...

It is bad enough breaking down or having a puncture on an ordinary motorway, on a so called smart motorway it must be horrifying.

Having said that, they do appear to give small benefit (for now)...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2021, 11:05
Replies: 28
Views: 1,418
Posted By KWIL
Try dialling 119 to make an appointment, you will...

Try dialling 119 to make an appointment, you will need your NHS number
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2021, 15:06
Replies: 24
Views: 1,733
Posted By KWIL
£190 in 2007 is the best I can offer. If...

£190 in 2007 is the best I can offer.

If fuel had been taxed (even) more at the pump then the VED dodgers could not have avoided paying it like they do now. There are many millions of VED and...
Forum: Social Forum 29th December 2020, 12:32
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By KWIL
We had a Display that said "without customers...

We had a Display that said "without customers there is no pay day"
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 19:10
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By KWIL
Not even Danish ham?!

Not even Danish ham?!
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 16:20
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By KWIL
With hindsight (again), the job of Operation...

With hindsight (again), the job of Operation Stack should have been given to the Road Haulage Association perhaps?

They would have better understood Driver's needs rather than a bunch of office...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 15:51
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By KWIL
Here we go again, all so very easy with...

Here we go again, all so very easy with hindsight!

Initial variant found in September but the medical comments were not made until last week.

Nobody could have forseen the abrupt French...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 13:04
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By KWIL
Mine were certainly Lemforder as OEM.

Mine were certainly Lemforder as OEM.
Forum: Social Forum 15th December 2020, 15:11
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By KWIL
Le Carre, one of my favourite authors. If...

Le Carre, one of my favourite authors.

If you want a real life non fiction read, try Next Stop Execution, the autobiography of Soviet IO Oleg Gordiesky
Forum: Social Forum 14th December 2020, 15:19
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By KWIL
There is already a similar one in Kent I believe....

There is already a similar one in Kent I believe. Vegetables and fruits in local season is what is required, just like it used to be.
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2020, 15:25
Replies: 103
Views: 5,291
Posted By KWIL
100M in 100 days = 1M doses a day = 1/2 M...

100M in 100 days = 1M doses a day = 1/2 M people/day with Phizer vaccine.

USA population 330,052,960 as of August 2, 2020

660 days to vaccinate i.e. a little under 2 years :icon_question:
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2020, 11:01
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By KWIL
RIP Babs, more than just a good eastend gal.

RIP Babs, more than just a good eastend gal.
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2020, 10:58
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By KWIL
Just another variation of the bulbous snout look...

Just another variation of the bulbous snout look that has disfigered cars for too long.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2020, 16:13
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By KWIL
Google maps Jul 2011 shows a Renault dealership

Google maps Jul 2011 shows a Renault dealership
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2020, 14:36
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By KWIL
There is not a single wiring diagram for the...

There is not a single wiring diagram for the Tailgate, you have to search for the appropriate diagram such as heated rear screen, rear wiper motor or number plate lamps, lock.

What is your problem...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2020, 14:33
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By KWIL
Too much slap on the wrist sentencing, no...

Too much slap on the wrist sentencing, no deterent at all.

What is the point in banning someone from driving when they already have a history of driving without licence/insurance/MOT etc?

It ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2020, 16:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By KWIL
No but a Denso alternator is a Japanese design,...

No but a Denso alternator is a Japanese design, the one in front of me was made by Denso Manufacturing, Tennessee. That's maybe why the only apparent source of bearings (B**- size) is in the USA.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2020, 11:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By KWIL
There are some cross head screws in the...

There are some cross head screws in the alternator, which are neither!
JIS = Japanese Industrial Standard, a much less angled +
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2020, 17:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,332
Posted By KWIL
If by "scoop" you mean the channel shaped plastic...

If by "scoop" you mean the channel shaped plastic item protection piece, round face forward, these are fitted to both arms. Item 10 on Rimmer illustrations. NLA I am afraid.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2020, 12:01
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By KWIL
Regarding tip, "fine steel wool and Brasso" for...

Regarding tip, "fine steel wool and Brasso" for cleaning wiper linkage, better to use S/S scourer, ordinary steel wool drops fine pieces which go on to cause rusting.

Don't believe me, try...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2020, 10:13
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By KWIL
It's a strange old world where you are paid...

It's a strange old world where you are paid "extras" for doing your contracted job. Fine if you have to take on additional staff or work them longer.

As for the actual vaccine costs, having worked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 12:25
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By KWIL
I once had the PAS pump fail half way around a...

I once had the PAS pump fail half way around a slowish right angle bend, immediately completely on the wrong side of the road, no ifs no buts:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 11:10
Replies: 50
Views: 3,521
Posted By KWIL
Blink "The sealing /waterproofing of these...

Blink

"The sealing /waterproofing of these plenums really is lousy!"

Could you do better? Design a mass production vehicle which remains completely rust proof 18 years later??
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 13:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,969
Posted By KWIL
On that basis I am already paying 8p a mile (or...

On that basis I am already paying 8p a mile (or there abouts) so as long as there is no excise duty on petrol, I would be happy.

Mind you the costs of collecting such road use tolls could well...
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2020, 20:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By KWIL
Just get on with it!

Just get on with it!
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2020, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By KWIL
If you have a genuine beef about something, start...

If you have a genuine beef about something, start the legal action soon after the event, or shut up. Delay shows an otherwise evil intent.
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2020, 14:18
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By KWIL
I retired 18.5 years ago, they asked if I wanted...

I retired 18.5 years ago, they asked if I wanted to stay on, I laughed and could not escape fast enough. Grandfather died aged 55, father died aged 67 so I am winning hands down.

Never at a loss...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 09:12
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By KWIL
Just shows that anyone with any sense at all does...

Just shows that anyone with any sense at all does not want the job
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2020, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By KWIL
If you want Torque settings you are presumeably...

If you want Torque settings you are presumeably wanting to carry out a Service Procedure.

So LIBRARY, SERVICE PROCEDURES and there you are. At line 5 all the settings you might like to use.
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2020, 10:41
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By KWIL
Those who do not ask, do not get.

Those who do not ask, do not get.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2020, 09:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By KWIL
COLVERT KV6s do not have chains.

COLVERT KV6s do not have chains.
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2020, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By KWIL
Read this, it might be an answer. ...

Read this, it might be an answer.

https://www.theengineer.co.uk/nawa-super-fast-electrodes-boost-battery-performance/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2020, 14:08
Replies: 35
Views: 3,113
Posted By KWIL
My copy arrived yesterday, have watched it end to...

My copy arrived yesterday, have watched it end to end. Great collation of the available and new material together with very interesting interviews with those that were there!

Even managed to spot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2020, 09:45
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By KWIL
Too late to tell you now, but you do not need to...

Too late to tell you now, but you do not need to remove dash to simply remove the IPK. 3 screws and it's out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2020, 16:05
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By KWIL
+1 for Tayna

+1 for Tayna
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2020, 10:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By KWIL
If it is dying within 3 days then I would say the...

If it is dying within 3 days then I would say the battery is dead and beyond recovery. Likelyhood that some of the plates have crumbled and causing internal cell lowered resistance. How old is the...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2020, 12:22
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By KWIL
If we areto be left with Formula E, then I for...

If we areto be left with Formula E, then I for one will not be watching, rather watch paint drying.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2020, 15:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By KWIL
Yes, all batteries loose stored power when...

Yes, all batteries loose stored power when inactive, some faster than others. I store my 4 stroke mower's battery but have to keep a trickle charger affixed for it to stay in any sort of shape. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2020, 15:13
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By KWIL
I still have the strip fitted but mine has...

I still have the strip fitted but mine has reduced the size slightly so no longer a good fit. But I do not have a leakage problem. I replaced the seal a number of years ago and had to take great care...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2020, 11:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,317
Posted By KWIL
As this is a "modification", you will need to...

As this is a "modification", you will need to inform your insurers surerly.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2020, 11:02
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By KWIL
I trust he will have a great experience, he...

I trust he will have a great experience, he deserves it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2020, 12:52
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By KWIL
Surely the SMS system will tell you if it is OK...

Surely the SMS system will tell you if it is OK since it checks continuity. Of course you could apply enough voltage and it will just "blow" as intended.:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2020, 10:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By KWIL
GEOFFWW. Please reread my post, I said...

GEOFFWW.

Please reread my post, I said ridges in the inner bore, not ridges on the outside. The inside ones stop the alloy insert pulling down evenly, which can cause it to stick, making it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2020, 17:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By KWIL
If they have been overtightened here is a...

If they have been overtightened here is a tendency to form rouigh ridges on the inner bore, carefully remove as little as possible to free up. I mean as little, otherwise they may be useless.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2020, 16:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,324
Posted By KWIL
Next time anyone attempts to remove arm, LEAVE...

Next time anyone attempts to remove arm, LEAVE the NUT in place near to end of thread whilst you wiggle it all free, wedge cannot fly away.:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2020, 11:48
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By KWIL
Apparently the perpetrator was in 'cuffs!

Apparently the perpetrator was in 'cuffs!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2020, 18:48
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By KWIL
Lots of full lock turns, both ways?

Lots of full lock turns, both ways?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2020, 12:12
Replies: 7
Views: 3,226
Posted By KWIL
Tourer has 5 threaded screws in lieu of the...

Tourer has 5 threaded screws in lieu of the Scrivets below the black scuff panel.

Replacement Self Tappers are DYP10035
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2020, 09:17
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By KWIL
At least they are reusing an old box, I trust you...

At least they are reusing an old box, I trust you will do the same.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2020, 17:25
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By KWIL
Micheal, If you need to change a spring it...

Micheal,

If you need to change a spring it is necessary to disconnect the shocks to allow suspension to drop sufficiently, so as stated above, the shocks do stop the suspension from dropping.
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2020, 10:00
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By KWIL
IOW, dinosaur footsteps as well.

IOW, dinosaur footsteps as well.
Forum: Items Wanted 19th September 2020, 12:07
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By KWIL
Since it is just a lump of lead to add mass to...

Since it is just a lump of lead to add mass to the steering wheel, you could "make" one?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2020, 08:57
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By KWIL
If you wait long enough, the yellow plastic...

If you wait long enough, the yellow plastic handle will disintegrate:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2020, 15:59
Replies: 86
Views: 3,784
Posted By KWIL
Flushed mine at around 60K, now 101K still fine.

Flushed mine at around 60K, now 101K still fine.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2020, 10:13
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By KWIL
Timesert seem to have one disadvantage if you are...

Timesert seem to have one disadvantage if you are rethreading in situ, more swarf around. Rethreading with a tap traps most of the surplus material in the flutes (greased).

For perfection you...
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2020, 09:58
Replies: 38
Views: 1,856
Posted By KWIL
Sadly anything we (the UK) do will have only a...

Sadly anything we (the UK) do will have only a minimal effect, regarding improvement , China, India, USA and others add up to a far greater threat.
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