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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 21:10
Replies: 79
Views: 1,977
Posted By BRG75
Andy, I am shocked to have just read of your...

Andy, I am shocked to have just read of your loss.

Our deepest condolences seem to be completely inadequate.

Mike & Jan
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 17:21
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By BRG75
Cut them into 6" - 12" slices, put a base on them...

Cut them into 6" - 12" slices, put a base on them and sell them as decorative plant holders.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 25th November 2021, 11:58
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
You presumably found out how to email me directly...

You presumably found out how to email me directly from this forum, good.

I have replied, from my email, so presumably you now have it on your system, as indeed I now have yours.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 22:06
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By BRG75
Many thanks Nicholas / Zircon. I have just...

Many thanks Nicholas / Zircon.

I have just read your excellent write up, and will certainly be guided by this.

Similarly, assuming that I find something specific, I'll do the same.

Regards
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By BRG75
Possible Damp Problem.

Diesel Tourer, is this a damp problem, possibly with the Light Switch Module (LSM)?

Turning the ignition on, the instrument panel lights come on, but go out once the engine has been started....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd November 2021, 14:51
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By BRG75
A quick bump.

A quick bump.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 08:01
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By BRG75
Post 3. I have read your post again,...

Post 3.

I have read your post again, particularly about your point of someone responding, preventing an edit.

A while back I corrected some grammar in a post, and lost the "thanks" that the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd November 2021, 07:47
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
Looking like a Club Christmas Meal is difficult...

Looking like a Club Christmas Meal is difficult to schedule, with family and other seasonal events to consider; that's perfectly understandable in my book.

There WILL be a January breakfast meet...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 19:29
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By BRG75
Replacing studs with bolts - big mistake.

Replacing studs with bolts - big mistake.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 18:49
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By BRG75
That rings a bell; but if I remember correctly,...

That rings a bell; but if I remember correctly, it goes through the motions of changing, then reverts back to the pre-changed wording.

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 16:38
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By BRG75
Leaving aside the legalities for a moment; I have...

Leaving aside the legalities for a moment; I have thought a little deeper about this, from an engineering point of view.

There is ample meat on the boss to drill it out, and being aluminium, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 16:25
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By BRG75
I have in front of me a 75 steering wheel;...

I have in front of me a 75 steering wheel; together with a moto-lita boss, that was fitted to my last P6.

Forget the splines (80+ on the 75)

The boss is about 0.25 inches smaller in diameter.
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 14:40
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By BRG75
Very Interesting, and I certainly agree about an...

Very Interesting, and I certainly agree about an "Audi Scirocco".

A work colleague had one, and I was quite impressed with it.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd November 2021, 13:41
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By BRG75
Please note that I made a mistake on the original...

Please note that I made a mistake on the original post, since edited out.

The corrected replies should be as follows:-

1. Canterbury
2a 30 miles
2b 90 miles
3. None, or Road Rally (excluding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 12:12
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By BRG75
Edit a posts Main Title

Could a mod. please add "South East Area" into the main title of my post regarding a survey, posted approx. 12:08 today?

From past experience, I believe that a member can't do this.

Thank You.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd November 2021, 12:03
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By BRG75
Cool 2022 – A 2 minute Members Survey. South East Area.

2022 – Survey for Geographic Meeting Locations, & Event Types

The South East Region of this club comprises Kent and Sussex (both East & West)
However, members from neighbouring counties will...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 22nd November 2021, 07:53
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
**************************************************...

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Please note that I have to confirm final numbers by Friday 26th Nov.

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Regards
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st November 2021, 16:00
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By BRG75
First of all Martin, I apologise for not replying...

First of all Martin, I apologise for not replying to you earlier.
It was meeting Raven Black this morning, that alerted me to your post.
I don’t know how I missed it, but clearly I did.

Your...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 21st November 2021, 06:20
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
Another quick bump.

Another quick bump.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 20th November 2021, 08:02
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
A quick bump.

A quick bump.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 19th November 2021, 08:28
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
South East Region, December / Christmas Meeting

May I clarify to those members, who knew that this was being arranged; that the date and time have had to be altered, and are now as below.
The venue took our original Sunday booking in error, and...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 20:03
Replies: 30
Views: 790
Posted By BRG75
Interesting comments, may I remind you of kick...

Interesting comments, may I remind you of kick starting a velocette.
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2021, 10:10
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By BRG75
I echo what AndyNo1 says. I also am not on...

I echo what AndyNo1 says.

I also am not on any form of social media; other than this site, which I'm happy is innocent enough.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 16th November 2021, 11:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,051
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for your PM Peter. Yes, please add...

Thanks for your PM Peter.

Yes, please add Jan & myself to the eating list.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th November 2021, 07:56
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By BRG75
PM is on it's way

PM is on it's way
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 08:12
Replies: 42
Views: 816
Posted By BRG75
Happy Birthday Andy, hope you have a really good...

Happy Birthday Andy, hope you have a really good one.

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th November 2021, 18:39
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By BRG75
South East Regional Meets

Message for Steven,

Good to see you again yesterday, can you respond to this, or send me a pm please.

I would like your forum name please, regarding a possible December meet, with strictly...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th November 2021, 10:22
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
I must apologise for not checking that the Toby...

I must apologise for not checking that the Toby had stopped doing breakfasts, apparently due to a lack of staff.

However, the little cafe that we moved onto does appear to have saved the day.
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th November 2021, 08:13
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
Final Bump.

Final Bump.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 5th November 2021, 07:13
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
Another bump.

Another bump.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 4th November 2021, 07:57
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
It's this coming Sunday, the 7th November. ...

It's this coming Sunday, the 7th November.

Full details in post 1

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 07:00
Replies: 48
Views: 2,933
Posted By BRG75
I was unaware that Debz was in hospital. Please...

I was unaware that Debz was in hospital. Please send her our best wishes.

"It never rains but it pours" comes to mind, what with your roof, which I presume has overrun it's estimated repair time...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 18:23
Replies: 48
Views: 2,933
Posted By BRG75
Nothing I can say Andy, that's going to help the...

Nothing I can say Andy, that's going to help the situation.

Gutted is how I imagine you feel, as would we all.

I would hope that your position, and model knowledge within the club, might be...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 31st October 2021, 08:56
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
Another Bump.

Another Bump.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2021, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By BRG75
It's years since I've heard of Grey, being called...

It's years since I've heard of Grey, being called Slate.

It was at the GPO (in the 60's) that I first came across it: do BT / Openreach still use it I wonder?

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 15:53
Replies: 41
Views: 2,250
Posted By BRG75
I can't begin to help with any of your main...

I can't begin to help with any of your main problems, but the wipers parking themselves is probably not unexpected.

Self parking wipers possibly go back to the late 1950's, certainly the 60's....
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 11:46
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By BRG75
I can no longer think straight on this one; half...

I can no longer think straight on this one; half my brain is rotating clockwise, and the other half is going anti-clockwise.

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 06:41
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By BRG75
I don't know how to do all these special graphic...

I don't know how to do all these special graphic things, but I hope you have a very special day, and Happy Birthday

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 28th October 2021, 06:35
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
Certainly will Steve, As you will remember,...

Certainly will Steve,

As you will remember, a few years ago this Area's meets had dried up.

With new members regularly joining, and the 75 / ZT gaining in popularity, it's not being too...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th October 2021, 22:43
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
3rd Bump. I think that there must be more...

3rd Bump.

I think that there must be more traffic on this site than usual at the moment.

This Breakfast invite seems to be at the bottom of the page (or off it) every 24 hrs or so.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th October 2021, 06:33
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
2nd. bump.

2nd. bump.
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2021, 06:30
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By BRG75
Roverbarmy, post 11. I certainly can't...

Roverbarmy, post 11.

I certainly can't differ, from your response!

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2021, 15:17
Replies: 14
Views: 703
Posted By BRG75
Roverbarmy, post 9. Very good. indeed there...

Roverbarmy, post 9.

Very good. indeed there is.

Might I add a planettory comment, - planet gears.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 25th October 2021, 18:09
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
Ist bump for this meet.

Ist bump for this meet.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 08:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,699
Posted By BRG75
75's that are ULEZ compliant

At the London & South breakfast yesterday, it was suggested to me that tfl's list of chargeable / non chargeable cars has actually been refined / updated.

In my case, checked yesterday :-

51...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 24th October 2021, 16:25
Replies: 19
Views: 837
Posted By BRG75
South East - Breakfast Meet, Sunday 7th November 2021

Sorry for short notice.

Date
Sunday 7th November 2021,

Time
9.15 for 9.30 at table(s)

Venue
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 24th October 2021, 14:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By BRG75
Thanks once again to Peter, for organising this;...

Thanks once again to Peter, for organising this; look forward to your next one, at Frimley.

Good attendance, pleasant company.

Regards

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 24th October 2021, 06:01
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By BRG75
Will be leaving in the next 20 mins., and using...

Will be leaving in the next 20 mins., and using our diesel Tourer.

Regards

Mike & Jan
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 16th October 2021, 17:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By BRG75
Hi Peter, Please count Jan & I in, eating. ...

Hi Peter,

Please count Jan & I in, eating.

Trust that your wife's recovering well.

Mike & Jan
Forum: Was it you? 16th October 2021, 11:24
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By BRG75
Thank you for your reply. No, it's not me...

Thank you for your reply.

No, it's not me who parks outside a motorcycle shop (although I used to, all the time)

We do come down to Hastings, probably once a month; partly for the drive, partly...
Forum: Was it you? 15th October 2021, 07:04
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By BRG75
Thank you for your response. No I didn’t know...

Thank you for your response. No I didn’t know that we had visited Hastings on this particular anniversary.

Limerick is a place that I remember well, as I used to visit Ireland as a service...
Forum: Was it you? 14th October 2021, 15:44
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By BRG75
Hastings - Thursday 14th Oct.

About 2.35 pm, a black (or very dark colour) facelift saloon, coming out of a side road, onto the main London Rd.

I was in a gold tourer.

I waved, and am certain that the driver waved back.
...
Forum: Was it you? 14th October 2021, 15:38
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By BRG75
Rye - Thursday 14th Oct.

Gold Tourer, parked in a roadside parking bay, fairly near the Thursday Market.

I drove past, in my Gold Tourer
Forum: Was it you? 13th October 2021, 06:30
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By BRG75
Isle of Wight - gold facelift tourer

Saturday 9th October (or possibly Friday 8th)

Around midday; driving out of Yarmouth towards Newport.

We were in our gold saloon, RO51 ROV, driving into Yarmouth.

Another visitor, or perhaps...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 1st October 2021, 06:55
Replies: 48
Views: 3,316
Posted By BRG75
Please pass on best wishes to your wife; sounds...

Please pass on best wishes to your wife; sounds as if it was more serious than just a normal cataract operation.

Regards

Mike & Jan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 06:14
Replies: 41
Views: 2,364
Posted By BRG75
From Post No. 9 HOWEVER, the rate of usage,...

From Post No. 9

HOWEVER, the rate of usage, will be largely as per pre panic.

As we can all work out, the problem is not a fuel shortage, per se; it’s an inability to transport fuel from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 15:22
Replies: 41
Views: 2,364
Posted By BRG75
Without wanting to get into politics, of which I...

Without wanting to get into politics, of which I certainly have my views (held privately) may I put the following into the melting pot. Incidentally a TV interviewee this morning confirmed, and added...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 27th September 2021, 11:29
Replies: 48
Views: 3,316
Posted By BRG75
Good friendly meeting at Frimley, as always. ...

Good friendly meeting at Frimley, as always.

Thoughts are with Peter and Sheila for Wednesday's hospital visit.

Many thanks to Andy (trikey) for a very good report on the state of my 2.5 V6...
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2021, 11:46
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By BRG75
Research done. Half a dozen entries found,...

Research done.

Half a dozen entries found, with photos.

Available with different soldering heads, but all seem to be the same handle & heating design.

At least one claims to have Merx of...
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2021, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By BRG75
Intrigued, to say the least. About to do...

Intrigued, to say the least.

About to do some research.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 26th September 2021, 06:24
Replies: 48
Views: 3,316
Posted By BRG75
Jan & I are just about to leave, See you...

Jan & I are just about to leave,

See you all at Frimley,

Regards

Mike & Jan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 14:31
Replies: 31
Views: 2,195
Posted By BRG75
I notice that you are throwing this up in the...

I notice that you are throwing this up in the air, for debate, as opposed to looking for an actual answer.

That is good: only you, and all things being equal, your wife; can make your final...
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 06:43
Replies: 62
Views: 2,335
Posted By BRG75
Thank you for sharing this with us. I...

Thank you for sharing this with us.

I imagine that this could be very time consuming.

I don't know where in the country you are, but scope for a social visit by your regional areas' members,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 07:08
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By BRG75
Post 10, agreed. For me however, it was at...

Post 10, agreed.

For me however, it was at Crystal Palace and Brands Hatch; plus once, in 1964, the I.o.M.

Memories.

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 07:22
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By BRG75
I was unaware that RR have now designed their...

I was unaware that RR have now designed their centre caps in this way, but then I’ve never been in a position to even consider buying one of their cars.

However, it’s made me think about whether...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 12:57
Replies: 11
Views: 888
Posted By BRG75
It's even more clever than that, the Rover emblem...

It's even more clever than that, the Rover emblem then points to the valve cap.

At least it certainly does on Crowns.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th September 2021, 08:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
Just got back from the Toby, and yes Breakfast...

Just got back from the Toby, and yes Breakfast was being served.

Therefore tomorrow at 09.15, to eat at 09.30, is on.

Layout doesn't appear to have changed, place certainly looked "fresher"...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 10th September 2021, 18:23
Replies: 48
Views: 3,316
Posted By BRG75
Sorry to hear this Peter, but your wife's...

Sorry to hear this Peter, but your wife's wellbeing has to take precedence.


Mike & Jan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 17:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By BRG75
May I echo sin8458, Mine also arrived today;...

May I echo sin8458,

Mine also arrived today; I wouldn't have known about this discount without the info. from ceedy, many thanks.

Mike
Forum: Was it you? 8th September 2021, 17:08
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By BRG75
Margate / Birchington area 8th Sept.

An extremely shiny 75, in red, about 2.30pm this afternoon.

We were in our gold mk1 Tourer, heading back to home territory, before a quick drink.
Forum: Photography Corner 6th September 2021, 08:11
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By BRG75
Elderly Pentax, lens clarification

I have just bought a K100D, as my previous (Fuji) digital camera has given up the ghost.

From website compatibility charts, I'm 99% sure that the following (Pentax, not a compatible) lens will be...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 5th September 2021, 09:18
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
The Toby at Badgers Mount re-opened last week, as...

The Toby at Badgers Mount re-opened last week, as planned, but unfortunately not for breakfast. These will re-start next Saturday 11th September, we were told.

Their website (apparently) should...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 3rd September 2021, 18:51
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for this Rob, as you say short notice, but...

Thanks for this Rob, as you say short notice, but sounds interesting.

If I can change my plans (which I can't do until early tomorrow) then I will get over there.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st September 2021, 09:39
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
A gentle bump for this breakfast meet. ...

A gentle bump for this breakfast meet.

Possibly of interest to some; the Polhill Garden Centre is a large retail outlet, having expanded out of just garden products. It is a destination venue for...
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 06:34
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By BRG75
Make it a special day Andy, you switched off an...

Make it a special day Andy, you switched off an annoying dealer option for me, at Frimley last year, (or maybe the year before, time flies)

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th August 2021, 06:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for this Jennifer, I've just looked...

Thanks for this Jennifer,

I've just looked up the Red Barn, and they don't appear to do breakfasts, but do offer food from 11.00am.

Maybe a brunch, I'll visit it and check.

Probably a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th August 2021, 07:13
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
We look forward to seeing you again Jennifer; if...

We look forward to seeing you again Jennifer; if you can make it.

I'll be popping in after their refit, just to check things out.

Meeting up with the American car group is of course pot luck,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 24th August 2021, 09:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
A quick bump, and to add that this particular...

A quick bump, and to add that this particular Toby is currently being refurbished; reopening on the weekend before Sunday 12th.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 23rd August 2021, 09:01
Replies: 48
Views: 3,316
Posted By BRG75
Please add Jan & myself, eating. Cheers ...

Please add Jan & myself, eating.

Cheers

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 23rd August 2021, 09:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,999
Posted By BRG75
Sorry that the roadworks added to your organising...

Sorry that the roadworks added to your organising time, but an enjoyable meet, once again.

And it didn't rain.

Looking forward to your next one, at Frimley on the 26th September.

Regards
...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd August 2021, 08:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By BRG75
The South East Breakfast Meet - Sunday 12th September

First of all, apologies for lack of a meeting recently; simply no dates could be arranged.



Date
Sunday 12th September 2021,

Time
9.15 for 9.30 at table(s)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 22nd August 2021, 06:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,999
Posted By BRG75
Good Morning Peter, Directions noted, many...

Good Morning Peter,

Directions noted, many thanks.

Just about to leave.

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 14th August 2021, 14:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,999
Posted By BRG75
Sorry to be a bit late, but please add Jan & I...

Sorry to be a bit late, but please add Jan & I (eating) to the list.

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 8th August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By BRG75
So sorry to hear of your sad news. Please...

So sorry to hear of your sad news.

Please accept our condolences.

Mike & Jan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 17:48
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By BRG75
Best I apologise for the incorrect age guess. ...

Best I apologise for the incorrect age guess.

Delighted to hear that it was wildly out, but does that mean that you missed the great era in Rock n Roll.

10 years old in 1957, so I missed a few...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 10:57
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By BRG75
I don't know how big your birthday is, but should...

I don't know how big your birthday is, but should it be 70 then the standard 70+ driving licence will limit you to a less than 3500KG vehicle.

I say standard 70+, because I think that there is a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2021, 09:44
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By BRG75
Driving down through Hampshire, on my way to a...

Driving down through Hampshire, on my way to a customer, and out of the corner of my eye; I “clocked” a black Jaguar 420 on a garage forecourt.
It had a for sale sticker on the windscreen.

As I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2021, 06:12
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By BRG75
I totally agree, in that the P6 was a superb car,...

I totally agree, in that the P6 was a superb car, and arguably the last pure Rover.

However, the 75 runs it a very close second, if not it's equal.

There are two cars, out of the 50+ that I've...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 26th July 2021, 06:16
Replies: 48
Views: 3,293
Posted By BRG75
As others have said, a great meeting, thank you...

As others have said, a great meeting, thank you Peter for organising this.

The surprise attendance of leading names from the forum was a big bonus.

As usual, beautiful photos.

Mike & jan
Forum: The Pony Express 22nd July 2021, 05:58
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
One final bump, Thursday 22nd July. Thanks...

One final bump, Thursday 22nd July.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2021, 11:31
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By BRG75
I totally agree with Raymond (post 4) His...

I totally agree with Raymond (post 4)

His description tallies with what I said to Jan, as we watched it live, on TV.

I would certainly say first and foremost, a racing incident.

If blame has...
Forum: The Pony Express 20th July 2021, 06:15
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Bump, Tuesday 20th July. Thanks for looking ...

Bump, Tuesday 20th July.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 19th July 2021, 14:25
Replies: 579
Views: 69,673
Posted By BRG75
In your own words, you have reason to be...

In your own words, you have reason to be eternally grateful to Bob; your good, and long term, friend.

I'm sure that you will keep this in mind, during the next few, sad weeks.

Cancer is cruel;...
Forum: The Pony Express 19th July 2021, 09:36
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Monday's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Monday's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: The Pony Express 18th July 2021, 05:45
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Sunday's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Sunday's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2021, 16:25
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By BRG75
Ideally, bin it. If you decide to weld it:- ...

Ideally, bin it.

If you decide to weld it:-

1. Drill a hole at the inner extremity of the hairline crack (nearly twice as far in as the open crack)

2. Mark it up as "spare only - max. 40...
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2021, 10:48
Replies: 579
Views: 69,673
Posted By BRG75
Bob, Please accept our deep commiserations. ...

Bob,

Please accept our deep commiserations.

Mike & Jan
Forum: The Pony Express 17th July 2021, 06:21
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Saturday's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Saturday's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: The Pony Express 16th July 2021, 05:39
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Friday's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Friday's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 15th July 2021, 06:00
Replies: 48
Views: 3,293
Posted By BRG75
Re post 14, I have a pony express request to...

Re post 14,

I have a pony express request to get the wheel rim and suspension legs to the nano.

Provided that comes up trumps, then both Steve (Steve-45) and John (grout 20) have offered to...
Forum: The Pony Express 15th July 2021, 05:46
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Thursday's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Thursday's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 14th July 2021, 12:49
Replies: 48
Views: 3,293
Posted By BRG75
Please put Jan & myself down, eating. As per...

Please put Jan & myself down, eating.

As per Denham the other week, I can't commit myself to much more than a week or 10 days in advance, at the moment.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The Pony Express 14th July 2021, 05:54
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Today's Bump. Thanks for looking ...

Today's Bump.

Thanks for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: The Pony Express 13th July 2021, 07:16
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
A bump for this. Thank you for looking ...

A bump for this.

Thank you for looking

Regards

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 14:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By BRG75
Steve (post 2) On ebay are stick on UK, and...

Steve (post 2)

On ebay are stick on UK, and GB, badges. These go on top of whatever you currently have, on your existing number plate.

I've just looked at a couple, at £1.50 odd.

Regards
...
Forum: The Pony Express 12th July 2021, 06:42
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By BRG75
Wigan to the nano meet (24th & 25th July) at Walsall

Is anybody able to take two front suspension legs, and a wheel (rim only) to the above meet for me please.

It can be delivered on the Saturday afternoon, or Sunday morning.

Many thanks,

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2021, 10:18
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By BRG75
When the paypal bit comes up,scroll down and you...

When the paypal bit comes up,scroll down and you will see other payment options

I'm not sure that you still do.

I renewed my subscription the other day, and also had only Paypal as an option.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 08:42
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By BRG75
They are certainly not easy to see, but my 2001...

They are certainly not easy to see, but my 2001 car also has Rover in the rear lenses.
I've always believed that they were original, and still do.

Would others like to look at their cars, to add...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 19:15
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By BRG75
This was almost certainly a trade MoT, or...

This was almost certainly a trade MoT, or possibly a brown envelope transaction.

If you did wish to pursue it, I think that the extent of the rust would be difficult for the issuing MoT garage to...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2021, 08:48
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By BRG75
Is it worth contacting the press office, or...

Is it worth contacting the press office, or publicity dept. for Neal's team, at the time.

I'm only a casual watcher of the BTCC, but you can probably backtrack who he was driving for. Probably no...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th June 2021, 08:42
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
I've just had a reply back from Holland. ...

I've just had a reply back from Holland.

They say that VUB 105850 is Rover badged, and supply a photo showing the badge.

I'm tempted to order it, but would like to first check out the Italian...
Forum: Items Wanted 30th June 2021, 06:02
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
I had a reply from the Dutch company, on the...

I had a reply from the Dutch company, on the 28th, saying 44 euros for price and delivery.

This is for VUB 105850.

I replied, by return, questioning whether they were Rover badged; no answer...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th June 2021, 13:01
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
I've taken the easy option, and emailed the Dutch...

I've taken the easy option, and emailed the Dutch company.

The original part number for these was VUB 102150, as in both the 1999 & 2001 accessories brochures.

Looking through past posts here,...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th June 2021, 11:46
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for that Simon, I was thinking of...

Thanks for that Simon,

I was thinking of doing just that, but in English.

Better in Italian, and it will make me use (or try and use) google translate.

The Dutch option might be easier,...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th June 2021, 06:32
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By BRG75
Brilliant. However, I can't find "place an...

Brilliant.

However, I can't find "place an order" on their website.

Translates into English OK.

Any assistance please.

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2021, 06:23
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By BRG75
Minor correction, Kemsing, Nr. Sevenoaks....

Minor correction,

Kemsing, Nr. Sevenoaks. Not Westerham.

These breakfasts are always worth going to, this time I've come away with a pony express offer, for the second half of a two riders'...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 27th June 2021, 16:58
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By BRG75
Thank you Peter, another fine breakfast and...

Thank you Peter, another fine breakfast and natter.

We hope to make your next one at, Frimley, but can't confirm just yet.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2021, 13:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By BRG75
I would find that a little worrying, have you...

I would find that a little worrying, have you informed Trikey?

Unless it's Trikey himself, my concern would be, has someone tried to clone the car in question.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 06:45
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By BRG75
I notice that both have sun roofs. Deliberate, or...

I notice that both have sun roofs. Deliberate, or coincidence?

A sunroof is mandatory as far as I'm concerned, and I'm not alone in this.

The number of like minded folks, however, may be small....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 17:12
Replies: 86
Views: 7,882
Posted By BRG75
Originally Posted by FrattonEnder View Post Try...

Originally Posted by FrattonEnder View Post
Try this one for size - new and all!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-Own...D/173882674529

I bought one of these a few months ago. They are absolutely...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 08:32
Replies: 48
Views: 4,596
Posted By BRG75
Post 20, yes, this amplifies the info. in post...

Post 20, yes, this amplifies the info. in post 16.

Provided that this "exercise" is still today, as it started out 4 odd years ago, then it is unintended consequences.

However, unintended or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 06:10
Replies: 48
Views: 4,596
Posted By BRG75
If you read the link in post 16, it would appear...

If you read the link in post 16, it would appear that environmental issues are the primary motivation behind this.

Steve's comments (post 17) are also something to take seriously.

The sale of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 13:02
Replies: 48
Views: 4,596
Posted By BRG75
So the classic car industry / community is at...

So the classic car industry / community is at least 6 months into this, and it seems that only now is it becoming known about.

I don't know if it has been in any of the magazines, as I stopped...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 09:02
Replies: 48
Views: 4,596
Posted By BRG75
Very interesting, and probably quite worrying. ...

Very interesting, and probably quite worrying.

If this becomes reality (I only say this because of MGR's last paragraph) then the obvious next step would be the "monitoring" of sales of spares...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 18th June 2021, 05:43
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By BRG75
Hi Peter, I should have added "eating". ...

Hi Peter,

I should have added "eating".

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 17th June 2021, 19:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,738
Posted By BRG75
Hi Peter, I'm now able to book Jan & myself...

Hi Peter,

I'm now able to book Jan & myself in, if you still have space.

Sorry it's a bit late, but only found out today that we can make it

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 15:01
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By BRG75
Thank you for pointing us towards this video. ...

Thank you for pointing us towards this video.

If you have read the various books detailing the demise of Rover, then there is not much that is actually new. However, it is well presented, with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 05:56
Replies: 86
Views: 7,882
Posted By BRG75
I am certain that the rear seat is fixed. Nor...

I am certain that the rear seat is fixed. Nor does it have the centre armrest access slot feature suitable for skis etc found on later models.


My understanding is that the ski slot behind the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2021, 06:26
Replies: 13
Views: 1,261
Posted By BRG75
A factory produced Rover Van

This caught my eye just now.
Not a 75; 25 based maybe.

I didn't know they even existed.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184875053226?hash=item2b0b6970aa:g:xjgAAOSwj~dgr5KB

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 14th June 2021, 15:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
Oh dear, I wonder if my name was mud. It was...

Oh dear, I wonder if my name was mud.

It was nice to see you, and your family, in the morning; I must say that I would never have predicted the traffic congestion that you later experienced.

I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 10:24
Replies: 86
Views: 7,882
Posted By BRG75
Best of luck with this. As Trikey points...

Best of luck with this.

As Trikey points out, being a diesel adds to simply being a T reg. car.

Don't forget that this will also have genuine Connelly leather seats.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2021, 06:22
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By BRG75
Very Good. I think I'll claim the same,...

Very Good.

I think I'll claim the same, specifically in respect to one of two very large Belfast structures.


Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 15:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By BRG75
Well Colin's post No. 4, clearly states precisely...

Well Colin's post No. 4, clearly states precisely that neither were originally the darker yellow.

However, if you do find a photo, you could "win" a good few beers, at the bar; these cranes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2021, 11:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for that Mike, Clearly my memory has...

Thanks for that Mike,

Clearly my memory has lost a little in the passing of time, and yes, they are huge. I wouldn't fancy going up to the upper donkey crane (Derrick?) which I believe is used...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 12th June 2021, 08:41
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
Thanks Alan, I have increased the booking at the...

Thanks Alan, I have increased the booking at the venue.

They can't guarantee adjacent tables, but I'm sure we'll sort something out if we can't get them.

Look forward to meeting you.

Regards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 13:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By BRG75
Many thanks for that Colin, Yes, it was,...

Many thanks for that Colin,

Yes, it was, they were, the darker yellow when I was there.

Interesting about if the pair were working as a pair, that an illusion can make them appear as one.

If...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2021, 11:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,304
Posted By BRG75
Harland & Wolff crane(s) - my (failing?) memory

For 18 odd months (August 1986 to early 88) I flew into Belfast, once or twice a month, to visit a customer.

Driving from the airport down to the city, the famous Krupps crane(s) was / were...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th June 2021, 06:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
It would be good if they were, as it was a nice...

It would be good if they were, as it was a nice bonus last time when we coincided.

I did ask one of them last time if there was any way of finding out when they meet.

I was told they use...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2021, 11:22
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By BRG75
I have a Mk1 tourer that came off the line on...

I have a Mk1 tourer that came off the line on 13th January 2004.
Interestingly, I have recently found a sticker inside the front centre console stating that it required a "Cup Holder Right Hand"....
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 10:05
Replies: 92
Views: 5,117
Posted By BRG75
I'm a little surprised, but happy, that this...

I'm a little surprised, but happy, that this thread is still running.
Possibly this is because that, whilst two sides of the debate are represented, they are written in a polite, and informative...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th June 2021, 06:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
Another quick bump for this Sunday coming. ...

Another quick bump for this Sunday coming.

If anyone feels that the location is preventing them from attending, please let me know what area would be more acceptable.

Regards

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 10:47
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Posted By BRG75
Reminds me of a type of SD1 Vitesse wheels,...

Reminds me of a type of SD1 Vitesse wheels, although they might well have been gold.

Certainly look very smart.

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2021, 13:16
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By BRG75
If it's the upper one, better to fit a longer...

If it's the upper one, better to fit a longer than standard pipe, which runs all the way down to the wheel arch; thus avoiding the mid point join.

If it is, perhaps you could let this forum know...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 4th June 2021, 09:06
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
A quick bump, for this meeting, on Sunday 13th...

A quick bump, for this meeting, on Sunday 13th June

Regards

Mike
Forum: Was it you? 3rd June 2021, 10:08
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By BRG75
B 2042 Edenbridge to Sevenoaks - 2nd June '21

A black, or dark blue, 75 tourer: coming up the hill into Ide HIll.

I was in gold saloon, going down.

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2021, 09:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By BRG75
Intrigued by this, I wondered if the answer might...

Intrigued by this, I wondered if the answer might be found in the early sales brochures, which I still have, from my first (W reg) 75, in April 2000. They itemise all ? of the additions as you look...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 16:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,144
Posted By BRG75
I think it probably is a Project Drive candidate....

I think it probably is a Project Drive candidate.

My 51 saloon has one, but my 54 tourer does not; both are Conny's.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st June 2021, 06:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
Thanks for that RB, good news.

Thanks for that RB, good news.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th May 2021, 17:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,897
Posted By BRG75
New thread started, with a June date. Please...

New thread started, with a June date.

Please start adding names, onto this new thread.

Regards

Mike
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th May 2021, 12:25
Replies: 16
Views: 1,684
Posted By BRG75
South East - Breakfast Meet, Sunday 13th June 2021

Date
Sunday 13th June 2021,

Time
9.15 for 9.30 at table(s)

Venue

TOBY Carvery, (at Badgers Mount)
London Road
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