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Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2021, 14:44
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By COLVERT
Solder on alloy pipes.---:shrug:---Don't think...

Solder on alloy pipes.---:shrug:---Don't think so.

( Plus, if possible, would be difficult to remove if you wanted to fit a new matrix. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2021, 14:38
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By COLVERT
You can get R75 steel wheels that take a 195...

You can get R75 steel wheels that take a 195 tyre.

( Narrow tyres giving better traction in snow than wide wheels. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 22:06
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By COLVERT
Not so much the power but you should get a slight...

Not so much the power but you should get a slight increase in mpg according to Rovers figures.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 22:02
Replies: 45
Views: 3,152
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you Mr BLINK, most...

Thank you Mr BLINK, most edifying.---:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 21:56
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By COLVERT
De rien.----------:D:D:D

De rien.----------:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 21:53
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By COLVERT
Hi, Nick.---Now don't forget to post up the end...

Hi, Nick.---Now don't forget to post up the end result of all your trials and tribulations.

Hope you come out of it in a happy place.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 21:27
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By COLVERT
How about using a plumbing straight connector...

How about using a plumbing straight connector with olives.

Can stand ,easily, the heat and pressure of a central heating system.--:shrug:

Never seen it mentioned on here but would be like...
Forum: Social Forum 14th January 2021, 00:38
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
Subsequent events proved them to be a pair of...

Subsequent events proved them to be a pair of dumbos.--They wouldn't recognise common sense if it bit them. And frequently buffoons like that tell us what to do.---:smilie_re: The dunces hats are in...
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 21:27
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
The chief of police was on the tele.---He said...

The chief of police was on the tele.---He said his men were told to use their discretion.---Obviously they don't have any.----:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 12th January 2021, 21:09
Replies: 93
Views: 2,628
Posted By COLVERT
I'm sure it must be more than that.-----;););)

I'm sure it must be more than that.-----;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 17:32
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By COLVERT
Eat more porridge.-----That little lad in their...

Eat more porridge.-----That little lad in their advert simply GLOWS in the cold weather.

I've seen it so I know it's true.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 17:28
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By COLVERT
I totally agree with Simons post above. I...

I totally agree with Simons post above.

I think you just have air in the system.

You say the garage is going to sort this out and probably charge you lots of money :eek: when you could sort...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2021, 17:21
Replies: 70
Views: 10,290
Posted By COLVERT
[QUOTE=Mike Noc;2859111]Unfortunately not only...

[QUOTE=Mike Noc;2859111]Unfortunately not only possible Jon, but surprisingly easy to crush the filter if you don't locate it correctly. As you say, nothing to do with how much you tighten it...
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2021, 22:00
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By COLVERT
How on earth did they not hit one another. All...

How on earth did they not hit one another. All those radio signals.--Incredible---:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2021, 21:38
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
If any of the seals that are round the doors are...

If any of the seals that are round the doors are being burnt then the fumes given off are deadly. Car breakers have to have a special license to deal with products like this.----( ie.--They must NOT...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 21:32
Replies: 70
Views: 10,290
Posted By COLVERT
When you screw the cap down on the filter housing...

When you screw the cap down on the filter housing the flange on the cap comes in contact with the top of the housing.
It is impossible to crush the filter because if you do you will have already...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 21:16
Replies: 70
Views: 10,290
Posted By COLVERT
Harry. The O ring is a tight fit in the filter...

Harry. The O ring is a tight fit in the filter housing, that's what makes it seal. It is NOT compressed by tightening down the cover.

Rather like the O rings in the inter-cooler.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 21:09
Replies: 70
Views: 10,290
Posted By COLVERT
Actually I didn't say not change it I simply...

Actually I didn't say not change it I simply remarked on what happens in a filter as it ages.---:twonk:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting pic.---A pair of angular contact...

Interesting pic.---A pair of angular contact bearings.


Takes pressure in axial and vertical directions.-----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 20:52
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By COLVERT
Did both sides have this white plastic ring ??? ...

Did both sides have this white plastic ring ???


Probably a spacer.---Can't think what else it could be.--
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2021, 20:37
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By COLVERT
Hope you haven't paid him anything yet.---:shrug:...

Hope you haven't paid him anything yet.---:shrug:


Could be the virus though as it's spreading faster and faster.--:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2021, 20:33
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
If you lived out in the country as I do then the...

If you lived out in the country as I do then the minimum distance is, maybe, your NEAREST super-market.
Do all your shopping in one place to help stop the transmission of the virus.
You're hardly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By COLVERT
Should be plug and play.---:shrug:

Should be plug and play.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2021, 20:10
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By COLVERT
How much fuel in the tank ??? If it's...

How much fuel in the tank ???

If it's full it could be a cam or crank sensor.

If the fuel level is less than 1/4 it could be a fuel pump. ( There's one in the tank and another under the...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 23:38
Replies: 995
Views: 40,647
Posted By COLVERT
I also read that more than 40% of the population...

I also read that more than 40% of the population in the London area were not born in GB.

Probably got that wrong too.---Lol.
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 23:32
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
Aloud,---that's very apt.--With that noisy...

Aloud,---that's very apt.--With that noisy vehicle.---:bowdown:





Allowed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 17:57
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By COLVERT
I think the standard tester makes things...

I think the standard tester makes things clearer.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 17:34
Replies: 15
Views: 2,443
Posted By COLVERT
This seems to be happening a lot lately---Old...

This seems to be happening a lot lately---Old thread revivals. Some even over 11 years old.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2021, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By COLVERT
Diagnosis impossible without more information...

Diagnosis impossible without more information from you Victor.--:shrug::shrug::shrug:

Could be many things.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 17:24
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By COLVERT
According to that site my Rover 75 diesel doesn't...

According to that site my Rover 75 diesel doesn't exist.--:shrug:


Bit of a rubbish site I think.---;););)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 16:46
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By COLVERT
Could he be--E-Mailed--???

Could he be--E-Mailed--???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2021, 16:44
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By COLVERT
I've got a clever...

I've got a clever dog---------------------------------I shouted at him and he made a bolt for the door.---:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 16:35
Replies: 63
Views: 1,302
Posted By COLVERT
If you take the number plate information then you...

If you take the number plate information then you can check if any of the vehicles, including that noisy one, are taxed, mot'd and insured on the DVLA website.
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2021, 16:28
Replies: 995
Views: 40,647
Posted By COLVERT
Sorry. I read somewhere that 1/3 of the total...

Sorry. I read somewhere that 1/3 of the total population of GB lived in the London area.

I should have known I guess as I lived in the London area ( Feltham. ) for over forty years.

Was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2021, 22:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By COLVERT
If you have leak back before starting you have...

If you have leak back before starting you have injector problems.
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2021, 18:56
Replies: 995
Views: 40,647
Posted By COLVERT
1,000 per 100,000 is I believe 1% The...

1,000 per 100,000 is I believe 1%

The population of London around 20,000,000

1% being 20,000----



Brian, where are you ??????
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2021, 18:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By COLVERT
Outside.---I did mine with WD 40 years ago and...

Outside.---I did mine with WD 40 years ago and they haven't leaked since.---( Must be ten years now. )----I just lifted the seal a little and fired the WD 40 into the gap.
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2021, 13:59
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By COLVERT
I believe so.---Would need investigating though...

I believe so.---Would need investigating though to be sure.------:}
Forum: Social Forum 9th January 2021, 13:58
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By COLVERT
It still works OK.---They would like you to use...

It still works OK.---They would like you to use their system.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2021, 19:21
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By COLVERT
You can get 12 volts out of a torch dry battery...

You can get 12 volts out of a torch dry battery but it won't run your fridge.

Or start your car.---
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2021, 19:14
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By COLVERT
A lot less weight than my missus.---;) ...

A lot less weight than my missus.---;)


Anyway, why lug a four seat car around if you're not going to use the empty three seats.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2021, 19:08
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By COLVERT
Cold and on the floor ??? This any...

Cold and on the floor ???


This any help ???????---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 23:57
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By COLVERT
It is very easy to keep the fuel tank well topped...

It is very easy to keep the fuel tank well topped up.

I try not to let mine go below half if I can.---After the first fill it doesn't cost any more to do the regular fill.

My in tank pump and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 23:48
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By COLVERT
If the wiring can't supply the demand of the...

If the wiring can't supply the demand of the fridge then it's not heavy duty enough. Also it will start to get HOT.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2021, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By COLVERT
Watts divided by volts gives you amps. 60...

Watts divided by volts gives you amps.

60 watts---main beam divided by volts---12 -- gives you 5 amps.

Two headlights==10 amps.


As T-Cut says you can look up the gauge of wire and its...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 21:40
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By COLVERT
It's often the weight calibrated in pounds per...

It's often the weight calibrated in pounds per square inch that makes a difference.--The older narrow tyres can sometimes grip better than the newer wider tyres in snow and just the opposite on dry...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 21:26
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By COLVERT
That really is amazing.---:bowdown:---I wish I...

That really is amazing.---:bowdown:---I wish I had that sort of patience.

Made them both look younger too. Well done.
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 21:20
Replies: 995
Views: 40,647
Posted By COLVERT
This subject really needs to be taken very...

This subject really needs to be taken very seriously.--No back stabbing or trying to score points off another member.

This virus is something that affects ALL of us, men, women and children and...
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 20:56
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By COLVERT
Not political at all.---Just facts of life we...

Not political at all.---Just facts of life we need to know when ordering or posting things abroad.


PS. I don't think I'd recommend you as a consultant.---Oooooooooops---Lol.
Forum: Social Forum 5th January 2021, 20:48
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By COLVERT
Fiat 500. ? Sound and feel. You mean the...

Fiat 500. ?

Sound and feel. You mean the crunch from non syncro gear box.--:shocked:
I did many thousands of miles in those little beasties.

HERE'S A PICTURE BELOW OF THE LAST ONE I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 20:01
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By COLVERT
No----not normal.---:cry::cry::cry:

No----not normal.---:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 19:50
Replies: 28
Views: 2,390
Posted By COLVERT
Quote from SD1too---------( Simon. ) ...

Quote from SD1too---------( Simon. )


Apply Loctite 242 to first three threads of cylinder block drain plug. Tighten to 20 Nm.
Remove bleed screw from radiator bottom hose.
Remove bolt...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 19:42
Replies: 58
Views: 2,817
Posted By COLVERT
I guess you mean--cease--rather than seize...

I guess you mean--cease--rather than seize up.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 19:18
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By COLVERT
Could be bubbles forming in the system making the...

Could be bubbles forming in the system making the oil froth and leak out as it expands.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 19:15
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
This vital bit of information must surely be...

This vital bit of information must surely be worth a click on my THANKS button.---:laugh::laugh::laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2021, 19:12
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Take it out and see what it does.---:shocked:

Take it out and see what it does.---:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:38
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By COLVERT
It won't be the cam/crank/coolant sensor.---Nor...

It won't be the cam/crank/coolant sensor.---Nor the glow plugs. ( Pre-heat system. )

Sounds like an injector .-- Leak back test will soon tell you.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:27
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
The senders are wired in series so either one can...

The senders are wired in series so either one can affect the other when they are on the move.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:24
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By COLVERT
As above posts.--Disconnect the negative battery...

As above posts.--Disconnect the negative battery terminal, just in case.---:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:21
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By COLVERT
The two injectors on the right have rusty...

The two injectors on the right have rusty bodies.---The one on the left has rust on it too. The second from the left has oil on its body.-- Could be the leak that's showing on the manifold connection...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:15
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By COLVERT
Never jet wash in the engine bay. --That's just...

Never jet wash in the engine bay. --That's just asking for trouble.--:shocked:--( Long handled brush with engine cleaner, carefully rinsed off afterwards. )

I've used lumps of foam between all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 22:04
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By COLVERT
Yes, but only if you can make it look like the...

Yes, but only if you can make it look like the picture below.--:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 07:03
Replies: 29
Views: 931
Posted By COLVERT
The problem is almost certainly the resistance...

The problem is almost certainly the resistance winding and the slider in the fuel tank.---Normally it needs looking at or changing for a new unit.---:shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2021, 06:56
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By COLVERT
Put a plastic bag over the alternator. Make sure...

Put a plastic bag over the alternator. Make sure it's well covered.--There is very little else you can damage with water in that area.

Remember to remove it when you start up and look for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2021, 00:49
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By COLVERT
Out of balance crankshaft damper ???? ...

Out of balance crankshaft damper ????

Resonant frequency 2,000 rpm.---:shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2021, 00:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By COLVERT
Trusteer changes the password every time.--It...

Trusteer changes the password every time.--It doesn't send your password either, just an encoded one.---Get around that if you can, you tealeaves.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2021, 20:59
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly the same problem on my wife's Citroen...

Exactly the same problem on my wife's Citroen C4.--Those darn rubber gaiters.---:rant:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2021, 20:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By COLVERT
Air con on all the time ???????? This can...

Air con on all the time ????????

This can make the system switch on --recirculation.

The same damp air in the car goes round and round.---:shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2021, 20:27
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By COLVERT
Nobody ???---This system encodes your pass...

Nobody ???---This system encodes your pass word.---Recommended by banks.------:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2021, 20:22
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By COLVERT
All the symptoms of injectors clogged or...

All the symptoms of injectors clogged or failing.---:shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 21:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,072
Posted By COLVERT
WOULD THIS HAVE BEEN OF USE AS PROTECTION ??? ...

WOULD THIS HAVE BEEN OF USE AS PROTECTION ???


Download IBM Security Trusteer Rapport 3.5 Build 2004.84 (https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Rapport.shtml)
Forum: V8 Forum 1st January 2021, 20:33
Replies: 31
Views: 1,186
Posted By COLVERT
It might help to add a little more grease to the...

It might help to add a little more grease to the ball bearings in the rotary top mount.---:shrug:


PS. Don't use WD 40 on rubber. It makes it swell up.
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 1st January 2021, 20:25
Replies: 185
Views: 43,447
Posted By COLVERT
Scoubix very rarely gets in here. If you want...

Scoubix very rarely gets in here. If you want him to read a message from you it would be better to PM him.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 20:22
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By COLVERT
Re---------The electric seats.---The answer might...

Re---------The electric seats.---The answer might be to temporarily disconnect them. If everything works again you've found the problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 20:16
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
It should be fine if it's waterproof.-- The...

It should be fine if it's waterproof.-- The AMAZON version is.

And it mentions number plates in the advertising.----:icon_lol:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 20:12
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By COLVERT
If it is the very cold weather freezing the...

If it is the very cold weather freezing the mechanism inside the door then you need to dissipate that moisture.

If you can get some WD 40 sprayed down into the door this will stop the linkage...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 14:00
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
Aha !!--They say--great minds think alike--I have...

Aha !!--They say--great minds think alike--I have two fake rivet heads glued on to mine.--:bowdown::bowdown::D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 13:57
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
That's because they never come out in the...

That's because they never come out in the rain.---Lol.---:laugh:
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2021, 13:50
Replies: 51
Views: 1,621
Posted By COLVERT
Easier to stick a note on the front of your...

Easier to stick a note on the front of your helmet saying---I am holding my breath whilst paying for my petrol.--:laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2021, 13:38
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By COLVERT
For your problem what is needed is...

For your problem what is needed is a---Hands-on--- search which can really only be done by you.--
The problem can only be in the parts you are moving.--The solution will be there too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
It's true they can be harsh.--There are car...

It's true they can be harsh.--There are car thieves everywhere. If your stuck on plates are ripped off over here the French police would have to deal with the theft. Their first question would be...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 15:45
Replies: 51
Views: 1,621
Posted By COLVERT
All the little shops have been vanishing for...

All the little shops have been vanishing for years now and will soon all be gone.

When you go to the super markets in the UK you also have to donate cash for the privilege of parking in their...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 15:26
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
You know that lots of French Gendarmes are a...

You know that lots of French Gendarmes are a little bit anti-Brits and would like to welcome you to their country with the 135 euro fine.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:


However being rich, like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st December 2020, 15:14
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By COLVERT
I'm with Brian on the hack sawing bit.--Having...

I'm with Brian on the hack sawing bit.--Having done that on several occasions over the years.

I use the handle type that you slide the blade into. This way you can more easily cut the rusted...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 15:05
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
Yes, probably true, however since then the number...

Yes, probably true, however since then the number of accidents should have switched on the brain of some one with the power to do some kind of modification, from the safety point of view.
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 14:58
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
I drive to the shops and do the shopping on my...

I drive to the shops and do the shopping on my own.--( Is doing the shopping beneath you ? )--You sent your wife out with a bad knee ?? Incredible !!

I'm 83 so why shouldn't I get some...
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2020, 14:41
Replies: 27
Views: 1,076
Posted By COLVERT
Had to happen.--Not unexpected.---He's at the top...

Had to happen.--Not unexpected.---He's at the top of his business so why not ?
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 20:07
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By COLVERT
Don't take your test in Germany you say. ...

Don't take your test in Germany you say.

One really good reason would be you would probably need to learn German.----:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 20:02
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
WOW. A fair amount to disagree with here. ...

WOW. A fair amount to disagree with here.

1/ As MB said. Quote ---WE went shopping. Do you need to hold some ones hand to do your shopping ???

2/ Old folk like their lives just a...
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 19:39
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By COLVERT
Funnily enough I noticed that too:-----------

Funnily enough I noticed that too:-----------
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 19:32
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
Why does it take--Dangerous Drivers--to high...

Why does it take--Dangerous Drivers--to high light a problem like this ???-----Doesn't say much for the council members brain power.---:snowball1:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 19:28
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By COLVERT
Does that mean the drink has to be virtual as...

Does that mean the drink has to be virtual as well ??--:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 19:24
Replies: 103
Views: 4,022
Posted By COLVERT
Must be quite a few.---However the vaccine is to...

Must be quite a few.---However the vaccine is to get your army ready to fight the invaders when they arrive and for you not to be caught napping.---:snowball1::snowball1::snowball1:
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 19:19
Replies: 51
Views: 1,621
Posted By COLVERT
There is a good chance that the idiots you are...

There is a good chance that the idiots you are talking about are the ones who caused this.---:snowball:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 19:11
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By COLVERT
I'm with the camp that says---keep doing what you...

I'm with the camp that says---keep doing what you are doing.----It might get a little bit boring but it will eventually undo with little or no damage. A bit of heat now and then will help too. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 16:47
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By COLVERT
That pipe looks clean with a large end that would...

That pipe looks clean with a large end that would be for fitting inside a rubber pipe.---Do you have a loose pipe hidden away around there somewhere ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 16:38
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By COLVERT
It should be fine if it's waterproof.-- The...

It should be fine if it's waterproof.-- The AMAZON version is.


Don't come to France with a stuck on plate though.---Over here it HAS to be riveted on by a registered...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2020, 16:03
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By COLVERT
I believe that if one plug is not firing...

I believe that if one plug is not firing correctly the O2 sensor will pick up more unburnt O2 in the exhaust.--( The sensor just doing its job. )
Forum: Social Forum 30th December 2020, 00:16
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By COLVERT
Well being a trike he can't fall off.---:laugh:

Well being a trike he can't fall off.---:laugh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2020, 22:35
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By COLVERT
That link doesn't work for me.---:shrug:

That link doesn't work for me.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2020, 22:23
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By COLVERT
C'mon !!!!----You know exactly what I meant. ...

C'mon !!!!----You know exactly what I meant.


:flame::fight:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2020, 22:10
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By COLVERT
Checking on their site their LifeTime guarantee...

Checking on their site their LifeTime guarantee seems to be THREE years.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:





PS. AArdvark is spelt with 2 A's.---Just curious as to why you dropped...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2020, 21:57
Replies: 31
Views: 1,465
Posted By COLVERT
You haven't said but do you mean the horn doesn't...

You haven't said but do you mean the horn doesn't work ???


Relays do click when power is applied to them.
Forum: Social Forum 27th December 2020, 20:18
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By COLVERT
Your post proves how good a hold the BBC have on...

Your post proves how good a hold the BBC have on you.

Before I'm allowed to read anything on that lead you gave I have to submit my computer to them.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:


...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By COLVERT
The connector in the picture below is very...

The connector in the picture below is very popular over here in France and I'm sure in England too.

No soldering needed. The small orange lever lifts up and the two wires you want to connect put...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 19:40
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By COLVERT
As previously said by others. Better the devil...

As previously said by others. Better the devil you know.---:iagree::driving:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2020, 16:09
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By COLVERT
I guess if you build on what were normally flood...

I guess if you build on what were normally flood plains then the water is going to go someplace else.---:shocked::shocked:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2020, 15:41
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By COLVERT
No, No Noooooooooooooooooooooooo. You'll...

No, No Noooooooooooooooooooooooo.

You'll end up just like this if you remove it.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 15:04
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
This was much easier as this was due a couple of...

This was much easier as this was due a couple of months later. ( Cam belt. )
No crawling under the car involved.--:laugh:




Oooops. Forgot to mention, only last year, changed the front...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 14:49
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By COLVERT
If you get really stuck maybe you have a car...

If you get really stuck maybe you have a car breakers near you with an R 75 being broken.---:icon_question:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 12:11
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
However-----if the reservoir is not empty then it...

However-----if the reservoir is not empty then it might just be the master cylinder that has failed.

If it does come down to getting the gearbox off there's lots of information on the forum of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th December 2020, 12:00
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By COLVERT
Some of your problem lies with the fact that at...

Some of your problem lies with the fact that at that price your tyres are not of good quality.

Both edge wear usually is caused by under inflated tyres.

Single edge wear is tracking or...
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2020, 18:41
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By COLVERT
Let's hope now that all the anti-bodies your...

Let's hope now that all the anti-bodies your system has been making will now go around moping up all those remaining viruses.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2020, 18:27
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
When you do investigate the innards of the master...

When you do investigate the innards of the master cylinder the picture below will show you what you are going to find when you remove the cap to top it up.--The rubber condom has to be removed. This...
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 21:34
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By COLVERT
I rather mean that carbon filled mucky mixture...

I rather mean that carbon filled mucky mixture that might be leaking out of a diesel engine, full of all sorts of slippery rubbish.
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 19:13
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks very much and best wishes to you too. ...

Thanks very much and best wishes to you too.

I hope your health is still on the mend.
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 17:51
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By COLVERT
https://www.bing.com/th?id=OIP.TzaQIMMj56fVrLSveXd...

https://www.bing.com/th?id=OIP.TzaQIMMj56fVrLSveXdYvgHaHa&w=168&h=160&c=8&rs=1&qlt=90&dpr=1.25&pid=3.1&rm=2...
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 16:02
Replies: 103
Views: 4,022
Posted By COLVERT
:shocked::shocked::shocked:------------

:shocked::shocked::shocked:------------
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 15:47
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By COLVERT
Maybe it was diesel mixed with something else. ...

Maybe it was diesel mixed with something else. Bit of oil maybe.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 15:37
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By COLVERT
Many happy returns and I hope your Xmas is going...

Many happy returns and I hope your Xmas is going well too.
Forum: Social Forum 25th December 2020, 15:32
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
Looking at the posts following yours. Maybe you...

Looking at the posts following yours. Maybe you might like to modify your personal comments and just stick to the facts as we now know them.---
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2020, 20:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By COLVERT
A friends father had a battery making small...

A friends father had a battery making small company.

He used to sell batteries at different prices. The GOLD label battery was much dearer than the SILVER label battery,---The only difference...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2020, 19:56
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
Yer tis----------------- The white cap...

Yer tis-----------------


The white cap just behind the green collar.
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2020, 01:03
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
Because, I believe, it's much more infectious. ...

Because, I believe, it's much more infectious.


And the possible mutated one they are now banging on about is even easier to catch. Keep your distance folks but still have the best Xmas you...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 23:38
Replies: 995
Views: 40,647
Posted By COLVERT
I've had a message each day for the last three...

I've had a message each day for the last three days on my English mobile.----Come to the medical centre, your vaccine is ready for you.



Unfortunately I'm in France.-----:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2020, 23:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By COLVERT
Absolutely Harry. Battery acid is a dangerous...

Absolutely Harry. Battery acid is a dangerous thing to transport. It's dangerous to peoples skin, their clothes and to the vehicle doing the transporting if there should be a leak of acid.
Sticky...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 22:52
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
Is this post meant to be ambiguous. --( tongue...

Is this post meant to be ambiguous. --( tongue in cheek ? )

Really not very well expressed.---:huh::huh::huh:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd December 2020, 22:49
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
And what is also worrying when reading posts like...

And what is also worrying when reading posts like yours is that there are lots and lots of empty headed folk out there thinking similar thoughts.---:shocked::shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2020, 22:32
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By COLVERT
I think he has.---He looked in this morning but...

I think he has.---He looked in this morning but not a word from him.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2020, 22:28
Replies: 19
Views: 874
Posted By COLVERT
If you are working the pedal and there's no fluid...

If you are working the pedal and there's no fluid loss then it has to be the master cylinder seal. If it was the slave you would end up with a puddle of fluid under the engine.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 22:37
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By COLVERT
Try this------------------- ...

Try this-------------------

http://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/foru...d.php?t=199608 (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=199608)
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 22:20
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
That map really brings it home, the difference in...

That map really brings it home, the difference in size.

Europe is a big place and it looks like it would fit twice into Australia.----:shocked::shocked::shocked:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 19:06
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By COLVERT
You can probably down-load a manual on the...

You can probably down-load a manual on the internet telling you what card the manufacturers recommend.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 19:03
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By COLVERT
As others have said, make sure you have a vacuum...

As others have said, make sure you have a vacuum at the servo.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 18:59
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By COLVERT
Old wives tale those flipping...

Old wives tale those flipping seals.----:laugh::laugh:


If they could do that then in emergency braking when you are applying a large amount of pressure to the brake pedal the seals would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 18:49
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By COLVERT
Just had a quick look at that site.--They say...

Just had a quick look at that site.--They say they've had no negative feedback.---The positive feedback they do show is not worth the paper its printed on.---:laugh:

Anyway, thanks for the tip...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2020, 18:38
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By COLVERT
Most batteries nowadays don't have filler...

Most batteries nowadays don't have filler caps.--In the past when I've bought batteries like that the acid comes in a separate sealed container. Doesn't matter then which way the battery is up....
Forum: Social Forum 22nd December 2020, 18:24
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
You are looking too close at the stats. ...

You are looking too close at the stats.

Step back and look at the bigger picture.

Australia is so large compared to great Britain that it's a wonder any body gets near to another...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd December 2020, 18:02
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By COLVERT
Usually through water in the plenum. However...

Usually through water in the plenum. However you've already checked this.

Are the carpets in the car dry ?

Any water in the boot ?

To get the screens wet on the inside you've...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2020, 22:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,147
Posted By COLVERT
Did you think to put contact cleaner or WD 40 on...

Did you think to put contact cleaner or WD 40 on all the contacts ??---You need something to stop damp from starting up the corrosion again.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st December 2020, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By COLVERT
http://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/download-en ...

http://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/download-en





Maybe ?----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2020, 20:33
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
SCP440---Quote:--We have to remember most of us...

SCP440---Quote:--We have to remember most of us will have many more Christmases, we will have food, drink and hopefully our health. 75 years ago our parents and/or grand parents were fighting a war...
Forum: Social Forum 20th December 2020, 20:24
Replies: 70
Views: 2,404
Posted By COLVERT
Aha !!! Another sneaky pun.-------I love...

Aha !!! Another sneaky pun.-------I love 'em.---:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2020, 20:16
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By COLVERT
What would you do to prove it was the companies...

What would you do to prove it was the companies fault ?? How would you get the evidence ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 20:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,296
Posted By COLVERT
I can understand ---offside rear lamp----but what...

I can understand ---offside rear lamp----but what does the ---position ---bit mean ???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 20:04
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By COLVERT
Exmouth you say. When I'm over there I'm in...

Exmouth you say. When I'm over there I'm in Teignmouth just the other side of the estuary.


All that salt air and spray.---:shocked::shocked::shocked:--The R75 just hates...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By COLVERT
When I reply to posts I click the quote on that...

When I reply to posts I click the quote on that persons post.

This opens up a reply screen.

If you then drop down the page you'll arrive at the part that says manage attachments.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 19:42
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By COLVERT
Well done with saving it. One less for the...

Well done with saving it. One less for the scrappies.






PS... Is anyone else getting these posts really large on their computer ??--On mine I have to keep scrolling across if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 19:33
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By COLVERT
The dealers name and bank details didn't match....

The dealers name and bank details didn't match. It sound like you were about to be conned.---:shocked:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2020, 19:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,705
Posted By COLVERT
Totally agree about only using acid of the...

Totally agree about only using acid of the correct specific gravity.

The leak though. Could be bad handling by the delivery company and not a faulty battery. I can't see the company that made...
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