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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 22:10
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By bl52krz
Electric cars

We have a mobile chiropodist visit us every 6 weeks or so, and he told us yesterday that he had bought an electric car. He brought the subject up of miles per charge. I do not know what car it is,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 21:24
Replies: 18
Views: 673
Posted By bl52krz
See the little triangular shape at the bottom in...

See the little triangular shape at the bottom in your avatar. That takes you straight to a moderator.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:55
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By bl52krz
Glad I do not have to use that garage. What a...

Glad I do not have to use that garage. What a mess. Even an apprentice would not do anything like that withthe Black gunge. I along with many of us have no doubt seen other bodges on vehicles, done...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:41
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By bl52krz
From my point of view, I am a Luddite. My mobile...

From my point of view, I am a Luddite. My mobile phone needs coal putting on it my friends tell me. I say in return, and when was the last time you had problems with your phone? Like last week when I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 23:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,493
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. Just a thought. I noticed many years ago,...

Hi Bob. Just a thought. I noticed many years ago, my car was parked up for around three days, and the weather was very damp and misty, and when it was started, after a few minutes, steam started to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 22:26
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to give the Connie a wash this afternoon....

Decided to give the Connie a wash this afternoon. Came up nice and clean again. Guaranteed to rain within 24/48 hours.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 21:47
Replies: 799
Views: 88,093
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave. John and I have a flat open ended...

Hi Dave. John and I have a flat open ended spanner specially ground down for the tensioner for-the auxiliary tensioner.We fit the spanner, then force a wide piece of wood down between the body and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 22:37
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. Thanks for offering to help Fiona, so...

Hi Simon. Thanks for offering to help Fiona, so she, on behalf of her father, are not being ripped off. Keep us in touch on how it all goes please. Cheers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2021, 22:19
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Decided once again, to start the diesel up that...

Decided once again, to start the diesel up that has been sorned for a while. I thought that seeing that the weather was supposed to be going downhill into the cold period, I would start it up. I put...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 13
Views: 692
Posted By bl52krz
I silicone mine in place. Easy to remove if you...

I silicone mine in place. Easy to remove if you want to.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 2,241
Posted By bl52krz
And knowing what is going on now with cars that...

And knowing what is going on now with cars that have keyless locking, more than one way round it, I am sure we have nothing to worry about. More than one way of skinning a cat, as the saying goes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 17:07
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Brian. All the love and care we lavish...

Well done Brian. All the love and care we lavish on our cars will pay off in the future. Watch ‘Bangers And Cash’ to see what I mean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 10:47
Replies: 20
Views: 1,262
Posted By bl52krz
I changed my mot on the V6 Connie to June. With...

I changed my mot on the V6 Connie to June. With the diesel on sorn for the last 17 months, when I putthat back on the road, it means it will be mot time in June not early March like it used to be....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2021, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By bl52krz
Well be a man and make them shift their asses...

Well be a man and make them shift their asses over.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 20:11
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By bl52krz
And So say all of us. About time Bob.

And So say all of us. About time Bob.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 20:08
Replies: 80
Views: 11,989
Posted By bl52krz
You are lying in bed one morning, just about to...

You are lying in bed one morning, just about to get up! Suddenly the chimney falls through the roof onto your bed? Analogy:- things can happen at anytime, but no doubt you change the bedclothes!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 22:09
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By bl52krz
The bonnet release on my 2.5 was the same when I...

The bonnet release on my 2.5 was the same when I got it. I took the complete locking mechanism off, and disassembled it completely. I then cleaned it up and greased it and reassembled it. Just like a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 21:27
Replies: 24
Views: 2,241
Posted By bl52krz
I can confirm the steering wheel story. My son...

I can confirm the steering wheel story. My son who lives in Germany, when he came over to GB on holiday, bought a steering wheel for his German car. When he took it for the two year MOT, it failed on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 19:24
Replies: 43
Views: 2,375
Posted By bl52krz
What exactly did the garage do or not to the car...

What exactly did the garage do or not to the car re the water leak? It could be the thermostat which is in the space between the two banks of cylinders on the passenger side. Take the cover off the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 18:28
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Martin. As Artic has said, I hope you keep...

Hi Martin. As Artic has said, I hope you keep attending the Nano Meets, wherever they take place in future. Let us know what you decide to replace your car with.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 18:14
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Cheers Steve. I had read your suggestion before...

Cheers Steve. I had read your suggestion before on here, although I have not done it. It just shows that you need to keep on top of the plenum cleaning. The two rubber pipes shown in your photo, is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 38
Views: 2,235
Posted By bl52krz
Its called swings and roundabouts. I have bought...

Its called swings and roundabouts. I have bought items from Autodoc Germany,and other countries other than GB. As soon as we left the EU, the prices went up, as did the time it took to arrive from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 22:40
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
We went for lunch with our friend’s yesterday....

We went for lunch with our friend’s yesterday. Went back to theirs for a natter and a cup of rosy lee. When we came out for home, I noticed there was water that had run from under the car onto the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2021, 22:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,489
Posted By bl52krz
I would say, go and fit a normal clutch without...

I would say, go and fit a normal clutch without the DMF. Do not then come on here telling us that it is a load of rubbish and expect any sympathy. You will not get any.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 21:41
Replies: 24
Views: 2,241
Posted By bl52krz
So does it apply or not to our vehicles. Is it...

So does it apply or not to our vehicles. Is it being misinterpreted? Oh sorry. It is evidently on facearse, so it must be true.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:30
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By bl52krz
Another good turn by the good turn gent. Good on...

Another good turn by the good turn gent. Good on you Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:27
Replies: 48
Views: 2,933
Posted By bl52krz
So Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Wind, you...

So Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Wind, you can not see it but the damage it does makes you wish you could, so you could make a defence to it. Hope that your claim goes your way Andy. I know...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 22:50
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By bl52krz
I would get them changed because of the age. If I...

I would get them changed because of the age. If I lived nearer to you, I could show you a set of timing belts off my 2.5 v6 that had covered around 80,000 miles and had been on 9 years. Get them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 22:33
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By bl52krz
Or you can try Trebor or Devilish from Cannock,...

Or you can try Trebor or Devilish from Cannock, members on here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 22:30
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By bl52krz
Use your credit card. You are covered if it costs...

Use your credit card. You are covered if it costs more than £100 up to I think £30,000. That’s what i do when I buy anything on the net.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:11
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. Did you notice that the part that gets...

Hi Andy. Did you notice that the part that gets the wear, the knuckle joint, is not covered by the lifetime guarantee?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 18:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By bl52krz
If the naysayers had their way, we would all be...

If the naysayers had their way, we would all be riding our penny farthing s And I would like to get one of those engines in my Rover 75.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 23:32
Replies: 139
Views: 10,723
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Maninda. I was using the word as a generality,...

Hi Maninda. I was using the word as a generality, not exactly calling you a pleb. But it makes my blood boil when people chunter on about the media hype that is taking place at the moment in many...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 18:30
Replies: 139
Views: 10,723
Posted By bl52krz
As has been said before,it’s all a load of...

As has been said before,it’s all a load of rubbish. Did you hear/read yesterday that co2 and most other noxious gases went up last year although industry and home working was in full swing? It’s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 19:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By bl52krz
Dont let Devilish hear you saying that.

Dont let Devilish hear you saying that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 17:42
Replies: 139
Views: 10,723
Posted By bl52krz
Everyone seems to be missing the point. It’s all...

Everyone seems to be missing the point. It’s all bullshine. And sorry, but the teenager that seems to get more than her fair share of tv time, telling us what we should be doing, is just a puppet for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 18:03
Replies: 139
Views: 10,723
Posted By bl52krz
London. Biggest shyteole in the country....

London. Biggest shyteole in the country. Birmingham following suit. It’s easy to deal with if everyone did the same. Don’t go to your nearest city if they put the bull tax on cars. The shopkeepers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 16:19
Replies: 36
Views: 2,858
Posted By bl52krz
Are you sure you have not run over a black cat...

Are you sure you have not run over a black cat Bob?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2021, 21:13
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By bl52krz
Could it be cam/crank sensor?

Could it be cam/crank sensor?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 20:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,528
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to disappoint you , but I have never had a...

Sorry to disappoint you , but I have never had a leak on the cdt. Should I keep my mouth shut.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 20:46
Replies: 33
Views: 2,002
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. A piece of leather to replace a big end...

Yes. A piece of leather to replace a big end shell is well known in dessert racing. Also, if you have a puncture when out and about in miles and miles of grass land ,you can stuff the tyre with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By bl52krz
Hope the furniture does not give any problems?

Hope the furniture does not give any problems?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 982
Posted By bl52krz
Something has gone ‘rong and he had climbed up...

Something has gone ‘rong and he had climbed up into his tree. Get the ladders someone...........please����
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 21:18
Replies: 49
Views: 2,306
Posted By bl52krz
Well I still like my SGS 3Ton Jack. Lifts well...

Well I still like my SGS 3Ton Jack. Lifts well high enough to put the car on axle stands from the front and rear middle jacking points, and has a rubber cover on the lifting cup. It is heavy, but it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2021, 16:03
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Thats what they call beurocracy.

Thats what they call beurocracy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 21:39
Replies: 65
Views: 5,831
Posted By bl52krz
Still got my HGV and the Fuel Ration Book.

Still got my HGV and the Fuel Ration Book.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 21:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,795
Posted By bl52krz
What you really want as a ‘skid mark’ maker is...

What you really want as a ‘skid mark’ maker is 600 dozen milk bottles on the back of a Commer lorry, and have brake failure when approaching a main junction of roads.I can still smell it now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 21:23
Replies: 31
Views: 1,517
Posted By bl52krz
As suggested, check the oil cooler before...

As suggested, check the oil cooler before anything else. They rot inside and the oil chamber mixes with the water chamber. They are not much money and are not really a hard job to do. You will then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave. Keep them wheels a’rolling.

Well done Dave. Keep them wheels a’rolling.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 22:02
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bl52krz
Thats exactly how I read it.It is about those...

Thats exactly how I read it.It is about those cars with the led lights went through a test to see if the lights are focused to high. I wonder how many people have had accidents because they have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 18:06
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bl52krz
Cheers Andy. Will take a while to read through...

Cheers Andy. Will take a while to read through that lot by the looks of it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By bl52krz
Looks a nice car. Like the colour. Hope to see...

Looks a nice car. Like the colour. Hope to see you at a meet next year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 20:40
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By bl52krz
Headlight height

I can not find out what is the highest a headlight can be fitted to a car/ Range Rover. I was sitting in my 75, when a Range Rover pulled up beside me, and the headlights were just about level with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By bl52krz
Try Jamie Welch, a member trader on here. Lives...

Try Jamie Welch, a member trader on here. Lives not far from Walsall
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 22:54
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By bl52krz
Get in touch with Jamie Welch, who is a member on...

Get in touch with Jamie Welch, who is a member on here. He has a T4 and will be able to tell you what is the matter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 19:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By bl52krz
But a second or third offence will most likely...

But a second or third offence will most likely get you a fine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By bl52krz
I had a Moonraker Blue 3.5 Vanden Plas. Bought it...

I had a Moonraker Blue 3.5 Vanden Plas. Bought it at 4 years old, and had it for 9 years I think. Great cruiser when on the continent. Always reliable.Apart from tyres and exhaust, and a new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. You also gave me one, thanks very much....

Hi Steve. You also gave me one, thanks very much. Saves a lot of fumbling around when refitting the battery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By bl52krz
No it is not supposed to come out anywhere other...

No it is not supposed to come out anywhere other than both ends where it is connected. I had a new one that I had bought from Rimmers about nine years before as a spare, and when my pump became...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 18:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,364
Posted By bl52krz
My son is a tanker driver, and is quite happy to...

My son is a tanker driver, and is quite happy to keep working the overtime to keep idiots filling their tanks up. So, carry on filling up
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 18:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,364
Posted By bl52krz
I have not ‘panick bought’ fuel. To me, it’s like...

I have not ‘panick bought’ fuel. To me, it’s like in the summer when prices are stupid, my opinion, and lettuce, tomatoes and the like go shooting up in price.We leave them alone. Toilet rolls?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 21:29
Replies: 22
Views: 6,477
Posted By bl52krz
My Connie SE has both cup holders fitted.

My Connie SE has both cup holders fitted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 21:09
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By bl52krz
Congrats Chris on the mot. And yes, the state of...

Congrats Chris on the mot. And yes, the state of some of the spare parts we are getting even from supposed good suppliers, is disgusting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 21:06
Replies: 59
Views: 3,377
Posted By bl52krz
Most of the idiots rushing out to fill up, are...

Most of the idiots rushing out to fill up, are the people who pull up behind me and put three or four gallons in their tank, and then sit there glaring at me putting 10/12 gallons in. Shame really. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By bl52krz
You will Be intrigued to watch them working. Mine...

You will Be intrigued to watch them working. Mine has been done twice by them. I have had other things done as well.Will probably find other things that want doing but not forcing you to have them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:09
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By bl52krz
Watched the video, and , no, no, no, you don’t...

Watched the video, and , no, no, no, you don’t shut a bonnet like that.Someone tell him. Steve?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 18:51
Replies: 59
Views: 3,377
Posted By bl52krz
I am afraid they most certainly do. If you think...

I am afraid they most certainly do. If you think about it for a minute, tanker drivers are driving a bomb about all the time. Empty or full. They have to have anti terrorist training for one. Just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 21:16
Replies: 59
Views: 3,377
Posted By bl52krz
You have hit the nail on the head. The media are,...

You have hit the nail on the head. The media are, and have, been responsible for a lot of our woes. They are supposed to be news channel ‘S, but all you get is their ‘opinions ‘. And the amount of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 17:47
Replies: 36
Views: 2,858
Posted By bl52krz
Tell the neighbours all your mates are strange as...

Tell the neighbours all your mates are strange as well as you.Well we are. We all have Rover Or MG’s don’t we?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 17:40
Replies: 66
Views: 5,849
Posted By bl52krz
Renewing The mounts will make a big difference to...

Renewing The mounts will make a big difference to how it feels when you change them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 17:08
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to fill up the Connie this morning. No...

Decided to fill up the Connie this morning. No not panic buying.I had decided that when I got down past a quarter tank, there were 38 miles range left on the computer read out,so went to the nearest...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 10:49
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave. Nice to get the MOT out of the...

Well done Dave. Nice to get the MOT out of the way.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 10:43
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
My favourite colour. Only found one in that...

My favourite colour. Only found one in that colour, and went to see it at a dealers. Walked into the dealers, and someone had danced on the bonnet. Drivers door was all scratched round the keyhole?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 22:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
There is a problem with us humans. We are...

There is a problem with us humans. We are thick.Proof of this is seen everyday in news papers, on the news, and listening to people’s statements, along with the internet guru’s on faceache. Just one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By bl52krz
From an experiment a few years ago, a cone filter...

From an experiment a few years ago, a cone filter was fitted in place of the original filter, and on the Dyno, guess what? They lost 2 or three BHP. So don’t waste your money. This was not an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 20:00
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By bl52krz
Jobs a good one by the looks of it.

Jobs a good one by the looks of it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave.

Well done Dave.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 19:33
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
Just about the worst thing:- no lights and no...

Just about the worst thing:- no lights and no toilet paper. Uug, the thought defies imagination.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 19:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By bl52krz
Yes, Sorry Ian. See post 7. Forgot to link to it.

Yes, Sorry Ian. See post 7. Forgot to link to it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you are getting better. Just concentrate on...

Glad you are getting better. Just concentrate on one day at a time. Took me 21 months before I got back to the grindstone after I had T.B. In the early 70s. Now at almost 82 in December, I realise...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 11:15
Replies: 16
Views: 993
Posted By bl52krz
I have been using Redex for years, every other...

I have been using Redex for years, every other tank full.Keep saying to myself, yes I know��, that I will leave it off for a couple of tank fulls but don’t, so I can see if the difference is a mirage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 10:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,451
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but some of those faults are due to...

Sorry, but some of those faults are due to neglected regular maintenance. Worn tyre? Anti- lock braking system. Easily seen on dashboard (light). Handbrake. Easily noted when applying hand brake. Oh...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 10:14
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
Well, Well, Well. I imagine the EV owners are...

Well, Well, Well. I imagine the EV owners are hoping that the fire at the end of the cable that arrives from France ( the reason being, that we do not produce all our own electricity) wind power or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 08:53
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
Modern technology? More like modern robbery!

Modern technology? More like modern robbery!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 21:16
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By bl52krz
It is a nice drive from Flint to our next meet on...

It is a nice drive from Flint to our next meet on October 3rd at Wolverhampton. Why not drop Artic (Steve) a message and ask if he will exchange the manifold and egr for you at the meet. Does not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 20:08
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
His car had a coming together with a stolen car...

His car had a coming together with a stolen car being chased by the rozzers. More or less took the front off it. Pictures on here somewhere.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 20:01
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
Keep The savings handy. You will need them when...

Keep The savings handy. You will need them when something goes bottoms up with it. Wait until a sensor packs up. They ain’t £6.00 a piece.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2021, 18:39
Replies: 45
Views: 4,110
Posted By bl52krz
Nah. We have had 19 year olds before at the last...

Nah. We have had 19 year olds before at the last meet. But don’t worry, we are not ageist.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 18:30
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By bl52krz
That will be a good project car for a club...

That will be a good project car for a club member. You have done a lot of the hard work on it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 16:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,775
Posted By bl52krz
This is the land where the cuckoo lives. You only...

This is the land where the cuckoo lives. You only have to read the paper today to see what I mean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 21:46
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By bl52krz
Is That the grey one that was abandoned?

Is That the grey one that was abandoned?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 21:41
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By bl52krz
I think, not 100% sure, but isn’t it Rolls Royce...

I think, not 100% sure, but isn’t it Rolls Royce wheel caps that stay in one position even when driving the car.? In other words, they do not go round when the car moves?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 18:40
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By bl52krz
Try the I.C.E. Section for more coverage.

Try the I.C.E. Section for more coverage.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 22:29
Replies: 37
Views: 3,199
Posted By bl52krz
Its all according If you think it’s worth it. I...

Its all according If you think it’s worth it. I paid £300 for my 2.5 Rover SE, and I have spent over £1,000 on it. Quite happy to do so because there is no rot on it, and enjoy the sound when you put...
Forum: V8 Forum 8th September 2021, 20:29
Replies: 6
Views: 1,337
Posted By bl52krz
Is it? Isn’t it? Perhaps? Might be? Well Chris,...

Is it? Isn’t it? Perhaps? Might be? Well Chris, is it or not?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 12:51
Replies: 33
Views: 7,527
Posted By bl52krz
Not on a Honda surely!

Not on a Honda surely!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 43
Views: 5,909
Posted By bl52krz
Its nice to get the honour of a pass after...

Its nice to get the honour of a pass after spending quite a few hours (days) trying to make everything perfect. Well done Steve.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you found out what it was. Just a little...

Glad you found out what it was. Just a little story comes to mind. I had a Daimler V8 250 Saloon in the 70s. 40 mph not far from home. Big loud bang from engine area. Signs of large money changing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 20:15
Replies: 34
Views: 3,338
Posted By bl52krz
And the rust below the rear offside window, as...

And the rust below the rear offside window, as well as a few rust? Marks below that. Not for me thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 16:48
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By bl52krz
Now That sounds a good idea. Wonder if it could...

Now That sounds a good idea. Wonder if it could be arranged?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 11:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,307
Posted By bl52krz
Best thing is to put a tilt alarm on the car. If...

Best thing is to put a tilt alarm on the car. If it is jacked up on one side, like they normally do, it will activate the tilt alarm.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By bl52krz
Have a day out and give Lates 600 a call. You can...

Have a day out and give Lates 600 a call. You can watch them do the job. Get your own parts if you want and he will fit them. Price you will have to phone him, but is very reasonable. He must be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By bl52krz
Rear spring changed on mine, and the isolator was...

Rear spring changed on mine, and the isolator was ok to use again.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th September 2021, 21:02
Replies: 45
Views: 4,110
Posted By bl52krz
I will not be able to come to this meet...

I will not be able to come to this meet unfortunately as we will be down In Somerset. Would have been nice to attend what will possibly be the last meeting of the year. But hope the weather stays...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2021, 20:50
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By bl52krz
I bought a similar set to remove bearings in the...

I bought a similar set to remove bearings in the rear hub,upper and lower. The price was £47.00. Saw some like the one shown or around the price you show.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 20:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,307
Posted By bl52krz
Thats exactly what I thought, but wanted o see if...

Thats exactly what I thought, but wanted o see if anyone else tought the same. If that parts true, what a great bloke to have as a mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 19:56
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By bl52krz
Bolton Area? Your Avatar say’s you live in...

Bolton Area? Your Avatar say’s you live in Norwich? Are you on holiday?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 10:23
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By bl52krz
Amazing bit of kit.The programme actually showed...

Amazing bit of kit.The programme actually showed it ‘reading’ the distance between the rails. Four coaches I believe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 09:27
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By bl52krz
Not the flying banana

Just Been watching a fraudulent Flying Banana. Yes, there is another one.....................This one runs on rails at upto 120 mph.Warp speed 4.Dont worry Bob, this Flying Banana checks railway...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 31
Views: 2,307
Posted By bl52krz
He seems to have been ‘well known’ in certain...

He seems to have been ‘well known’ in certain corners. His mate said he had told him he was going to half inch the cat from the B*W and get£500 to pay off some court fine/cost. His mate said he told...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 19:43
Replies: 40
Views: 3,064
Posted By bl52krz
Read Arnuad’s post 19. It runs cooler not hotter.

Read Arnuad’s post 19. It runs cooler not hotter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 16:16
Replies: 40
Views: 3,064
Posted By bl52krz
Arnuad. I am sure you have put everyone in a good...

Arnuad. I am sure you have put everyone in a good place with your experience of E10 petrol. I must admit that I was a little thoughtful about the use of this new way of making money for already rich...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 11:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,307
Posted By bl52krz
Catalyst Would be Thief

Just read about a cleaver ratbag of a thief, who got crushed under a B*W car in the act of stealing the catalytic converter. Sorry to say, but that is what should happen to all that type. Let’s just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 20:00
Replies: 34
Views: 3,338
Posted By bl52krz
I used to take batteries from a Birmingham...

I used to take batteries from a Birmingham battery maker to Einthoven recycling factory at Darley Dale which is just the other side Matlock in the 80/90s.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 19:46
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By bl52krz
Ssshh. Don’t tell everyone.And best of British on...

Ssshh. Don’t tell everyone.And best of British on the pass.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 21:56
Replies: 40
Views: 3,064
Posted By bl52krz
E-10 ethanol/Petrol

Just had a look at the flashpoint of these two liquids.Flash point of petrol= -45F. Flashpoint of Ethanol = over 60 degrees.Wonder what effect this will have on the starting ability of our motors...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. Yes. Half asleep as usual. Getting old....

Sorry. Yes. Half asleep as usual. Getting old. Hope it’s not the rot setting in.������
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 14:25
Replies: 14
Views: 806
Posted By bl52krz
You depress the button? Must be the only 75 with...

You depress the button? Must be the only 75 with a press button bootlid release. I, and everyone else Pulls the lever , so far as I know?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 14:10
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By bl52krz
I believe it’s the bottom one of three,black, on...

I believe it’s the bottom one of three,black, on the left. There are two instances,older model, and later model. The later model, they are on the right. In this case I think it is the bottom one on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 13:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. Banana is certainly taking the biscuit...

Hi Bob. Banana is certainly taking the biscuit this year. I reckon she is getting the jitters about having a party for when she gets to the moon.Do you think she is worried that you will leave her on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2021, 17:46
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By bl52krz
I bet that hurts....a lot.

I bet that hurts....a lot.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2021, 17:44
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By bl52krz
Back end definitely,as Michael said.

Back end definitely,as Michael said.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 21:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By bl52krz
[B][COLOR="Blue"]The make is Powerfix Profi. Half...

[B][COLOR="Blue"]The make is Powerfix Profi. Half inch extension ( length) 125 mm. Three sockets 17-19-21mm. Reversible Rachet for clockwise and anti clockwise use. Measuring tolerance +/- 4%....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 19:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By bl52krz
Absolutely no contest.......................the...

Absolutely no contest.......................the Rover win’s hands down.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2021, 18:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By bl52krz
Whilst agreeing that Norbar are probably one of...

Whilst agreeing that Norbar are probably one of the best, I purchased one from Aldi. I have not had it calibrated but seems ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By bl52krz
So it was you who dug up all the worms by the...

So it was you who dug up all the worms by the side of the road then?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 16:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,239
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. You will have to start doing more miles...

Hi Bob. You will have to start doing more miles in the old girl to stop these niggles happening.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 16:22
Replies: 34
Views: 3,338
Posted By bl52krz
I bought my 2.5 Connie off my son just over two...

I bought my 2.5 Connie off my son just over two years ago. The reason being, he was buying an Audi Q5. They offered him .......................nowt, nothing, zilch for it. Said it was not worth the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 15:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By bl52krz
I know it’s stupid, but it’s the truth. When the...

I know it’s stupid, but it’s the truth. When the brake cylinder went on the Westminster, I was approaching Soho Road from Westminster Road, Birmingham, when it happened. 15/20 mph was all I was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 11:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,254
Posted By bl52krz
I think you should be grateful it went when it...

I think you should be grateful it went when it did. I have had two experiences of brake pipes going pop. One on my Austin Westminster A90, the other on a 10 ton lorry. I can tell you I was stuck to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2021, 18:05
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry Dave. Miss read the text from Karen.Will...

Sorry Dave. Miss read the text from Karen.Will give you a call around 9.00 tonight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2021, 16:35
Replies: 80
Views: 11,989
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but you have given me a laugh. Preemptive...

Sorry, but you have given me a laugh. Preemptive maintenance when you talk about Delphi drop links. In my experience,Delphi droplinks are utter rubbish. Done the preemptive game with those on my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2021, 21:55
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Looks as though the old owner was keeping...

Looks as though the old owner was keeping chickens in it by the sawdust? down the side of the seats. By the way Dave, what’s this about you supercharging the V8?
Forum: V8 Forum 23rd August 2021, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. To check your reg number, go onto DVLA...

Hi Chris. To check your reg number, go onto DVLA site, go to stolen,reg number change, and you number is there. They evidently have a separate site for reg changes. Just found it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 21:15
Replies: 799
Views: 88,093
Posted By bl52krz
We sleep with the front window open, both of us...

We sleep with the front window open, both of us very light sleepers, and we can hear a mouse f..t. Plus we will certainly hear a shout.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 19:48
Replies: 799
Views: 88,093
Posted By bl52krz
Not what I have done, but what I have not done...

Not what I have done, but what I have not done today.......................................sold the Connie V6. Had an offer from a traveller who,he said, regularly passes the house, and noticed that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 21:06
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Managed to finish waxing and polishing the roof...

Managed to finish waxing and polishing the roof and bonnet this morning. All sealed now with the ceramic coating. With this coating from Bilt Hamber,you only need to wash it, and if you wish, you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 20:57
Replies: 13,123
Views: 1,325,271
Posted By bl52krz
Decided this afternoon to polish the Connie. Went...

Decided this afternoon to polish the Connie. Went outside and guess what...... it started to rain.Tried again later and managed to get it polished and ceramic sealed, apart from the roof and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 21:56
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By bl52krz
The disc’s on the front of my diesel we’re coated...

The disc’s on the front of my diesel we’re coated white?? You don’t need to clean it off, and now, three years later, they still look like new when seen through the wheel. I think they were Pagid....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 21:05
Replies: 37
Views: 3,199
Posted By bl52krz
Thats pure greed. ������. Swimbo seems to think...

Thats pure greed. ������. Swimbo seems to think two is one to many?.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 20:58
Replies: 9
Views: 736
Posted By bl52krz
And If you read up on the same site about Land...

And If you read up on the same site about Land Rover, you will find that all Land Rover vehicles are ok. Some of them were fitted with Rover Engines, so ours are ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 20:33
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome back. I tried three Jaguar S type’s, and...

Welcome back. I tried three Jaguar S type’s, and two 75’s. Like you, I like the look of the Jag, but the 75 was the better car. I now have two 75’s. Diesel and the 2.5 V6 Connie SE.Both have got no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 20:23
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By bl52krz
I had two SD1’s. 2.6 six cylinder, white, and a...

I had two SD1’s. 2.6 six cylinder, white, and a 3.5 V8 Van Den Plas Moonraker Blue. The V8 was the better of the two cars
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2021, 16:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By bl52krz
Take Andy’s offer up. Trikey will ensure parts go...

Take Andy’s offer up. Trikey will ensure parts go to keep these cars on he road for a few more years
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 747
Posted By bl52krz
Never mind the plate, what about the stupid...

Never mind the plate, what about the stupid person going to cross the road? Very lucky she was not killed or dreadfully injured, and all her fault if it had happened.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 18:27
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By bl52krz
While it is still in your mind, take the plug off...

While it is still in your mind, take the plug off the top of the ubp, and put some Vaseline,not grease, on the connections in the top of the pump, and push it on and off a few times.Rac chap told me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 19:31
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By bl52krz
No road marking can be enforced in law unless the...

No road marking can be enforced in law unless the marking is complete. I.E. Double Yellow = No Parking...Only if it is one continuous line and has the appropriate ‘EndCap’ lines at each end of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 20:11
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By bl52krz
How about AndyNo1 telling him he can polish the...

How about AndyNo1 telling him he can polish the headlights?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 6th August 2021, 22:25
Replies: 32
Views: 6,871
Posted By bl52krz
I’ll give you a race over 50 yards. 82 in...

I’ll give you a race over 50 yards. 82 in December, so not to much of an advantage.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 6th August 2021, 20:40
Replies: 103
Views: 10,435
Posted By bl52krz
Perhaps you can make it for the next one on 3rd...

Perhaps you can make it for the next one on 3rd October Nigel.Unfortunatly I will not be able to attend this meeting,as we will be on holiday.
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