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Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2021, 08:36
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. All a bit grey and dismal here....

Morning all.

All a bit grey and dismal here.

Only just come on to the forum and, like Bob, totally shocked about the sad news.

Make time for your loved ones.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2021, 08:30
Replies: 79
Views: 1,977
Posted By AndyN01
What an awful thing to happen. Completely...

What an awful thing to happen.

Completely stunned.

Remember the good times, the laughter, the care and the love.

With deepest condolences.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 16:47
Replies: 24
Views: 481
Posted By AndyN01
Brilliant news. Hope it all goes back...

Brilliant news.

Hope it all goes back together relatively painlessly.

A bit frustrating about the bush :mad:.

Roll on a time when we can get quality spares that give good service for a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 12:10
Replies: 24
Views: 481
Posted By AndyN01
There's nothing like a bit of tool porn in the...

There's nothing like a bit of tool porn in the morning to make the day go better. :D.

I have a fair amount of Sealey stuff and it's been great. But I've also got some US Pro stuff and that's been...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 08:49
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. The Rev has obviously got some...

Morning all.

The Rev has obviously got some clout with him upstairs because it's very festive here with about 2-3" of snow.

A certain golden lab thinks it's fantastic :D.

...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 08:39
Replies: 16
Views: 180
Posted By AndyN01
Many happy returns, Ronnie. Have a...

Many happy returns, Ronnie.


Have a brilliant day doing whatever you like ;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 08:38
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By AndyN01
Happy birthday, Stuart. Have a great day.

Happy birthday, Stuart.


Have a great day.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 18:06
Replies: 24
Views: 481
Posted By AndyN01
This is the one that finally did the job for me;...

This is the one that finally did the job for me; coming up to 3 years ago :eek: :}.

Have a read of this:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=290819

You are not alone - Good...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 16:32
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By AndyN01
Very sad to hear this. But yes, a true...

Very sad to hear this.

But yes, a true legend and what a life he had.

Time for him to meet back up with some of the greats that he helped to create and their forebares and, of course, Murray...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 13:17
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Well, Quizzie tried to say...

Afternoon all.

Well, Quizzie tried to say hello to a new friend on our walk this morning

The fact that it was a fox, which eyeballed her, she eyeballed him (I'll say him but I’m not too hot on...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 08:50
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Clear blue sky with the sun...

Morning all.

Clear blue sky with the sun peeking out over the trees. Properly chilly though at just below freezing :eek:.

Supposed to be staying dry this morning, so I'll be out with Quizzie in...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2021, 16:37
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Back at home after Quizzie's walk. Looks...

Back at home after Quizzie's walk.

Looks like we did have some damage - but only a one off as far as I know

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51709238530_94f6641213_w_d.jpg


And, of...
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2021, 08:16
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. We've obviously got away very...

Morning all.

We've obviously got away very lightly here in the Midlands as nothing particularly out of the ordinary overnight here. :bowdown:

It doesn't sound as bad a bit further South as our...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 16:58
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Back home with Quizzie. I'm all dry but...

Back home with Quizzie.

I'm all dry but Quizzie is, of course, soaking wet as the mere 4 degrees wasn't enough to stop her from her usual swim.

Now she's settled in front of the fire, fast...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 13:18
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
I reckon it's time to add to the 3 on the sofa -...

I reckon it's time to add to the 3 on the sofa - with a big blanket for all of you ;)
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 12:03
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all - just ;). By heck the weather...

Afternoon all - just ;).

By heck the weather is very changeable here. 10 minutes ago it was sunny, now it's lashing down :shrug:.

Had a great afternoon with my mate yesterday. :} The Rev is a...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 08:48
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. What a lovely way to spend an...

Morning all.

What a lovely way to spend an afternoon :}.

A nice cuppa or two, a good chat, a bit of Rovering and seeing how much willpower the Rev has got when a Quizzie sits in front of him...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 07:56
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Good morning all. Clear blue sky but no sign...

Good morning all.

Clear blue sky but no sign of the big yellow thing - yet.

The grass is white with frost and it's definitely chilly :eek:.


Quizzie is getting ready for her regular...
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 17:17
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By AndyN01
Our Grandson recently had his second birthday and...

Our Grandson recently had his second birthday and went to see the Peppa Pig show.

He thoroughly loved it.......


But being a bit more serious aren't we all now avoiding, for want of a better...
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 13:16
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. This morning was grey,...

Afternoon all.

This morning was grey, drizzly and pretty miserable but the cloud has broken and it's quite nice now.

Had booster jab yesterday. All OK apart from my shoulder is a bit sore.
...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 13:29
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By AndyN01
Something like this? ...

Something like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0ZZJXw4MTA


;):}
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 13:41
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By AndyN01
I can think of quite a few folks of many...

I can think of quite a few folks of many different ages who have a serious condition that impairs their driving skills.


It's an empty void between their ears :eek: :duh: :D
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 13:33
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Quick update.... My FBH is fine :}.

Quick update....


My FBH is fine :}.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 08:22
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Clear blue sky and the first...

Morning all.

Clear blue sky and the first frost of the season here.

Brrrrrr. ;)

Time to bring the FBH back on duty :}


Sorry to hear about all the niggles folks are having. As the old TV...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 21st November 2021, 16:43
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AndyN01
Cheers Rod. Looking forward to seeing you...

Cheers Rod.

Looking forward to seeing you and the rest of the folks then.
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 14:02
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By AndyN01
Isn't that "ageist".... :eek: :duh: ;) ...

Isn't that "ageist".... :eek: :duh: ;)

Just because "some" elderly drivers are "unsafe" is it OK to tar ALL drivers of some "nominal" age with the same brush?
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 08:54
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and dull here too. But at...

Morning all.

Grey and dull here too. But at least dry.

Quizzie had a sleepover with Bertie last night :eek:. What disgraceful behaviour for a 4 year old :D.

She's due back home in half an...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 13:00
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. I'm now a fully paid up...

Afternoon all.


I'm now a fully paid up member of the aches, pains and lack of movement club. :eek:

Shifting a ton of gravel into a freshly dug out soak away has done me in :mad:.

Oh, and...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 18th November 2021, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AndyN01
I'm up for some nosh on the night :}.

I'm up for some nosh on the night :}.
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2021, 08:48
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By AndyN01
Not being on "Social Media" the hand signal meant...

Not being on "Social Media" the hand signal meant nothing to me - it does now.

Thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2021, 08:41
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By AndyN01
I can only echo David's comments. :} Used a...

I can only echo David's comments. :}

Used a fair few times and is absolutely great for me.

Thanks Maninder. :bowdown:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 16th November 2021, 08:01
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AndyN01
And if I'd read your earlier post properly I...

And if I'd read your earlier post properly I wouldn't have asked....

:duh::duh::duh::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 14:07
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By AndyN01
That's good news :}. Must be all the love...

That's good news :}.

Must be all the love and care you smother her with ;).
Forum: The Valeting Forum 15th November 2021, 09:43
Replies: 4
Views: 346
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, The faded trim is an issue for pretty...

Hi,

The faded trim is an issue for pretty much anything of a similar age to our lovelies.

This gets good reviews so maybe worth a go:

https://www.owatroldirect.co.uk/product/polytrol/

I...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 15th November 2021, 09:24
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By AndyN01
And me. :} At the "new" venue of the "Spread...

And me. :}

At the "new" venue of the "Spread Eagle" A5/A449 roundabout?
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 09:17
Replies: 42
Views: 816
Posted By AndyN01
:birthday::birthday: Happy Birthday,...

:birthday::birthday:


Happy Birthday, Andy.

Have a great day and a good year.

Must find some time to pop over and see Meg again.
:party::party:
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 09:15
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast but still quite bright...

Morning all.

Overcast but still quite bright and dry to go with it :}. Just beginning to feel chilly.

I'm now a fully paid up member of the aches and pains club and still haven't finished...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 10:53
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
It's a dreadfully tough life being a Quizzie...

It's a dreadfully tough life being a Quizzie :duh:.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 10:08
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Just trying out a post to...

Morning everyone.

Just trying out a post to see if my new avatar is working :shrug:


PS Looks like yes :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2021, 12:26
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By AndyN01
Apologies for the late Happy birthday Cliff. ...

Apologies for the late Happy birthday Cliff.

Hope you spent it doing something you love :}.

How's the car detailing ;) :D
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2021, 08:06
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey but dry and quite mild. ...

Morning all.

Grey but dry and quite mild.

More gravel shovelling to look forward to once I can get moving :duh:.

Take it steady everyone. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2021, 17:58
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Evening all. Bit of a contrast today. ...

Evening all.

Bit of a contrast today.

This morning was fun and games with the dogs - lovely. :}

This afternoon was shovelling (more) gravel - not so lovely. :mad:

And this evening is a...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 08:13
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By AndyN01
Many Happy returns mate. Have a good one....

Many Happy returns mate.


Have a good one. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 08:10
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. No rain here, yet. Due to...

Morning everyone.

No rain here, yet. Due to arrive in a couple of hours.

Much mayhem yesterday with the 3 dogs. Marvellous :D. Same again tomorrow :}.

Take care.
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2021, 07:59
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, well Bob anyway :}. Clear blue...

Morning all, well Bob anyway :}.

Clear blue sky with the sun trying to get up into it. Feels oddly mild too.

Tuesday morning is Quizzie, Bertie and, today, Bridget's play date. Much jumping,...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 19:05
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
We'll be checking.......

We'll be checking.......
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 11:49
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Been missing for a fair...

Morning everyone.

Been missing for a fair few days with weddings and stuff. Weather for the wedding cleared up nicely, and it was a brilliant day. Grandson's birthday get together was great too...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 11:39
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By AndyN01
What about the, I guess, millions, of folks who...

What about the, I guess, millions, of folks who can't because of the type of house they live in such as no off-road parking?
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2021, 10:33
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday Pete. Have a good time.

Happy Birthday Pete.

Have a good time.
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2021, 09:31
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Missed a couple of days...

Morning everyone.

Missed a couple of days with niece's wedding and Grandson's birthday get together. Both brilliant.

Debs, get well soon.

Andy, hope you're not reading this until after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 18:56
Replies: 48
Views: 2,933
Posted By AndyN01
Dreadful thing to happen :mad:. Hope it...

Dreadful thing to happen :mad:.


Hope it all gets sorted out relatively painlessly and swiftly.
Forum: Photography Corner 30th October 2021, 09:04
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By AndyN01
Everything can be fixed with love, cuddles, fuss...

Everything can be fixed with love, cuddles, fuss and love.

Oh, and biscuits of course ;).

Good luck.
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2021, 09:01
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Sorry to hear about Debs....

Morning all.

Sorry to hear about Debs. Fingers crossed that she'll be all sorted and well very soon.

Absolutely heaving it down here. Not a good start to a wedding day, More fingers crossed...
Forum: Photography Corner 29th October 2021, 20:30
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By AndyN01
How on earth could anyone not absolutely adore...

How on earth could anyone not absolutely adore those two :shrug:.

Good on you for rescuing them.

Enjoy the companionship, friendship and love.
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 07:50
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning early risers - and everyone else. ...

Morning early risers - and everyone else.

Chucked it down last night. Dry at the moment but more rain due pretty soon.

Son, DiL & Grandson arrived late last night - which is how I know it was...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 07:37
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, Overcast but dry and mild here....

Morning all,

Overcast but dry and mild here.

It's going to be a bit loony here in a couple of hours......
Quizzie's out for a walk with Boyfriend Bertie, New Girlfriend Bridget, Very old...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 07:31
Replies: 23
Views: 764
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday, Debs. Hope Andy looks after...

Happy Birthday, Debs.

Hope Andy looks after you even more today than he usually does ;).

Have a good one :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:45
Replies: 18
Views: 975
Posted By AndyN01
I've thought about one of these too. I...

I've thought about one of these too.

I suggest you pop along to your friendly outlet and actually get to handle one, fully set up with battery. The 3.3 Kg weight (incl. battery) doesn't sound too...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:29
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By AndyN01
Oh yes ;). After all, if you were the...

Oh yes ;).

After all, if you were the manufacturer what on earth would make you guarantee anything that might fail or break :duh: :}

But for £25 it'll be fine for some DIY spannering. A...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 19:30
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By AndyN01
I'm assuming it's for 1/2" drive sockets? ...

I'm assuming it's for 1/2" drive sockets?

Not 3/4" or 3/8".

Now, getting personal ;) are you a big, strong bloke or a bit of a whip? I'm the latter being 5' 6" and 11 stone.

The reason I ask...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 11:31
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By AndyN01
Cheers mate. Yes, the condenser ones from...

Cheers mate.

Yes, the condenser ones from when the fan came off.

And I've already got a tin of red rubber grease, so all's good.
Forum: Social Forum 27th October 2021, 08:35
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all (afternoon Andy :}). Mild,...

Morning all (afternoon Andy :}).

Mild, bright but not sunny and mild here.

Bob - take it steady mate. The prize is getting over the line, not falling getting to it.

All a bit fraught here....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 15:27
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By AndyN01
Air Con O Rings

Hi all.

After rebuilding my 3 speed cooling fan - which now works on all speeds :} - I'm wondering about the O rings on the Air Con where it connects on the driver's side of the rad.

I'll be...
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2021, 07:35
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Dry and mild here. Maybe a...

Morning all.

Dry and mild here. Maybe a shower a bit later but otherwise looking good and a high of 16 degrees :eek:.

A neighbour has discovered a sinking patio. The excavation reveals broken...
Forum: Social Forum 25th October 2021, 19:49
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Back home after our long weekend up in the North...

Back home after our long weekend up in the North East.

Decent weather the whole time and went out to see the Sunderland Festival of Lights on Sunday evening. Lovely display, our two-year-old...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd October 2021, 12:42
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By AndyN01
Plastic Radiator mount - Diesel

Hi all.

Does anyone have the Upper radiator mounting bracket for a diesel?

I've got one in two pieces :shrug: :duh:

I don't think they are handed but just in case I need the driver's side...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2021, 07:12
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. It's a chilly one here but...

Morning all.

It's a chilly one here but bright and dry.

Off up North later on and hoping to catch up with Rich while we're up there. Fingers crossed he's all OK for a cuppa.
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2021, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By AndyN01
No. Can't stand Marmite and drink very...

No.

Can't stand Marmite and drink very little PG Tips ;).
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2021, 08:09
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
You ever thought about selling your cars and...

You ever thought about selling your cars and getting a horse and cart for getting around. :shrug:

Although with your luck the horse would go lame ;) :getmecoat:

Hope it all gets sorted quickly...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2021, 08:06
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
It's years since I've had boiled egg & soldiers...

It's years since I've had boiled egg & soldiers :drool4::drool4:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2021, 07:08
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By AndyN01
I use the absolutely accurate and infallible...

I use the absolutely accurate and infallible services of......

SWMBO :}:D:}.

Sadly, she doesn't seem even slightly interested in doing something similar for the cars :shrug: ;) :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2021, 06:56
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Sorry to hear about folks being...

Morning all.

Sorry to hear about folks being under the weather. Hope they feel much better very soon.

Clear, cold and dry here. Due to be a lovely sunny day - we'll see :shrug:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 12:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,528
Posted By AndyN01
While that's a lot of driving (you have my...

While that's a lot of driving (you have my sympathy - I too had a Mini with sliding windows and quiet and refined it wasn't) it's still less than an average of 70 miles a day. So (officially ;))...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 07:38
Replies: 22
Views: 1,528
Posted By AndyN01
While it's all very interesting I'm a bit baffled...

While it's all very interesting I'm a bit baffled about how a car can rack up 750K miles. :shrug:

Let's say the Rover's are 20 years old. That means 37.5K a year, every year or roughly 100 miles a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 07:23
Replies: 33
Views: 2,003
Posted By AndyN01
I didn't know you can get tights with ribbed...

I didn't know you can get tights with ribbed belts and multiple rollers. I thought they were just sheer silk....... ;)

:D:D:D:D:D:D :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2021, 07:19
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Chucking it down here as well. ...

Morning all.

Chucking it down here as well.

Mild though. Outside temp gauge said 17 degrees yesterday morning. A couple less than that now.

Missed the Mids Nano social last night as SWMBO...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 19th October 2021, 15:39
Replies: 6
Views: 1,240
Posted By AndyN01
Try these folks for the ariel: ...

Try these folks for the ariel:

https://www.dabonwheels.co.uk/product-category/dab-car-aerials/

Worth a call to chat to them. I've found their service & knowledge to be good.

Good Luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 14:00
Replies: 33
Views: 2,003
Posted By AndyN01
Everything can be fixed with half a roll of duct...

Everything can be fixed with half a roll of duct tape ;) :} :bowdown:.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 07:12
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndyN01
:shrug: Sorry, completely lost on me. No...

:shrug:

Sorry, completely lost on me. No idea what that's all about.
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2021, 07:03
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and wet here. Should...

Morning all.

Grey and wet here.

Should be drying up a bit in a couple of hours so that'll be Quizzie walking time. Not that it'll make any difference to her as it's not a proper walk unless...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 14:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Rich. And that leads nicely on to the...

Hi Rich.

And that leads nicely on to the next part of the process where there's certain car manufacturers I'll never, ever, purchase another car from regardless of how much the press etc. say that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2021, 12:36
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By AndyN01
Good luck with the front end. Just got mine...

Good luck with the front end.

Just got mine off to check out/re brush/maybe alter the 3 speed fan.

Found no end of nicely seized fasteners of various sizes :mad: :duh:.
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2021, 06:52
Replies: 162,699
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Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Grey and dreary here but dry -...

Morning all.

Grey and dreary here but dry - for now. Rain due in a few hours.

Looks like the final coat of paint on the rendering will be postponed.
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 13:53
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. This morning's dreary rain...

Afternoon all.

This morning's dreary rain has thankfully dried up.

Met up with Mark (Postbasher) this morning at Chasewater (https://www.enjoychasewater.co.uk/) and had a good chat, food and a...
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2021, 07:40
Replies: 38
Views: 1,959
Posted By AndyN01
Oh yes :mad:. And the massive number of...

Oh yes :mad:.

And the massive number of folks with serious negative equity.

And the folks with the cast iron guarantee that the endowment mortgage would absolutely, definitely not only pay off...
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2021, 07:30
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. The sun's trying to put in an...

Morning all.

The sun's trying to put in an appearance but it's definitely chilly.

More fun and frolics today with Quizzie as her boyfriend, Bertie, is coming over for a walk. Cue lunacy,...
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 12:18
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Home now. Stinky Quizzie has been washed -...

Home now.

Stinky Quizzie has been washed - which bizarrely she hates - and is now curled up asleep.

Gloriously sunny here but doesn't seem to have warmed up much :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 07:10
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Pretty much a copy of...

Morning all.

Pretty much a copy of yesterday, grey, dry and feels quite mild at 10 degrees.

Off to help a good mate out with some garden clearing.

Really I'm going so Quizzie can go swimming...
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By AndyN01
I reckon so. It'll be the ownership of...

I reckon so.

It'll be the ownership of something which is exceptionally rare or even unique that'll attract some folks.

Sadly, the grizzly details may well make it even more attractive. People...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 11:21
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By AndyN01
I wonder if it's worthwhile to take the whole...

I wonder if it's worthwhile to take the whole strut off, including the hub, and then deal with drop links, pinch bolts, suspension legs etc. :shrug:

I'm thinking that this could be a preventative...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 11:09
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By AndyN01
Wasn't a 125cc D1 Bantam was it? Passed my...

Wasn't a 125cc D1 Bantam was it?

Passed my bike test on one of those and have a vague memory that that's how the headlight was (wasn't :D:D).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 11:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By AndyN01
Good news and fingers crossed that FB will behave...

Good news and fingers crossed that FB will behave herself for the foreseeable future. :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 11:00
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By AndyN01
Surely it should be sent to the RAF to try and...

Surely it should be sent to the RAF to try and find out who the original owner was and then offered to their family and/or placed in a RAF museum. Free of charge, or course.

But I'm sure someone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 07:28
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By AndyN01
I thought I'd been flashed by a speed camera a...

I thought I'd been flashed by a speed camera a while ago.

It was actually the battle tank behind with it's ludicrously bright LED's that was flashing a driver pulling out of a side road :eek:...
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 07:21
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast, dry and feels quite...

Morning all.

Overcast, dry and feels quite mild. Apparently it's 11 degrees but seems warmer :shrug:.

Andy - Escaping with a dog for a walk is always a good move ;):}

Bob - Glad to hear that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 13:20
Replies: 49
Views: 2,308
Posted By AndyN01
What was the customer service like when you told...

What was the customer service like when you told them?

Always interesting to know how "problems" are dealt with as stuff breaks or is duff - it happens - it's what happens next that I'm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 10:09
Replies: 49
Views: 2,308
Posted By AndyN01
I have a decade's old one but if I was going to...

I have a decade's old one but if I was going to get one now these folks crop up regularly when this question is asked.

Mine doesn't go under newer cars, they need to be lifted a couple of inches...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 10:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By AndyN01
What a nightmare :eek:. Glad you eventually...

What a nightmare :eek:.

Glad you eventually made it home and are safe and sound. :}

It's at times like these that you find out who has your back, and, as you say, we're lucky to have friends on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 07:21
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By AndyN01
I was looking at the bit about dipped beam...

I was looking at the bit about dipped beam headlights:

SCHEDULE 4
PART I

Requirements relating to obligatory dipped-beam headlamps and to optional dipped-beam headlamps to the extent specified...
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 07:10
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, Dry, overcast and positively...

Morning all,

Dry, overcast and positively tropical compared to Jeff as it's 10 degrees ;).
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 13th October 2021, 06:48
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By AndyN01
I think I went in over on the passenger side....

I think I went in over on the passenger side. Mirroring the one on the other side.

And yes, drilling holes in the car isn't my favourite job either.

Good Luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 18:20
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By AndyN01
If I've scanned it right the figure you're...

If I've scanned it right the figure you're looking for is 1200mm - or 4 feet in old money.

Since a 75 is a little over 1400mm high it's no wonder that they blind us :eek: :duh:.
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th October 2021, 15:40
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By AndyN01
Hi. My wiring runs across in front of the...

Hi.

My wiring runs across in front of the driver - along the "lip" on the lower panel above your shins. Then drops down behind the cover with the bonnet release in it and all the way along the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 15:05
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By AndyN01
Welcome back. Looks lovely :}. Hope to...

Welcome back.

Looks lovely :}.

Hope to meet up at a Nano social or Nano next year.

Enjoy her ;)
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 12th October 2021, 15:03
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By AndyN01
Mine was fitted when I bought her. Can't see...

Mine was fitted when I bought her.

Can't see any sort of relay in the wiring, but there's no paperwork to show how it's been installed.

As far as I can see it's just been connected directly...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2021, 11:55
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Still dry here. Quizzie's back home and fast...

Still dry here.

Quizzie's back home and fast asleep ;).
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2021, 06:58
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. An overcast, grey but dry...

Morning everyone.

An overcast, grey but dry start to the day.

Quizzie's off to see Bertie a bit later on so much running, chasing and playing will be on the cards.

Tea and home made cake...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2021, 06:52
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday, Graham Have a great day.

Happy Birthday, Graham

Have a great day.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 02:28
Replies: 15
Views: 983
Posted By AndyN01
Here you go for when you get round to it ;). ...

Here you go for when you get round to it ;).

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=140854
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 12:54
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By AndyN01
Yes, those are the drop links. The same with...

Yes, those are the drop links.

The same with a 4 year warranty are available from DMGRS but they cost a bit more....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 12:37
Replies: 24
Views: 1,020
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, Mine's just had an advisory for a...

Hi,

Mine's just had an advisory for a perished rubber boot on the anti roll bar linkage.

Yes, it's drop links.

There's many "How to's" on here but beware that the top nut of the drop link...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 06:43
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Yes, a chilly night here too. ...

Morning all.

Yes, a chilly night here too.

Lovely morning though :}.
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 10:13
Replies: 54
Views: 2,443
Posted By AndyN01
One can only hope that they are totally boycotted...

One can only hope that they are totally boycotted once things return to normal, and they go out of business. But as it's South Kensington I don't suppose the locals even notice the price.
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 08:41
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Another decent day here....

Morning all.

Another decent day here. Definitely time to make the most of these I reckon as there can't be too many in store for the next few months.

Enjoy your day.
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2021, 11:12
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Turned into a lovely day here...

Afternoon all.

Turned into a lovely day here :}.

Quizzie's been out with a couple of her friends so is sleeping it off - as you do when you haven't seen one of them for a few months ;)....
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 10:03
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Overcast, dry and quite mild...

Morning all.

Overcast, dry and quite mild here.

Prepping pancakes for lunch - just 'cus I fancy some ;).
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 10:00
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday Marina. Have a lovely day. ...

Happy Birthday Marina.

Have a lovely day.

Looking forward to catching up at a Nano next year. :}
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 07:35
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, I knew I'd seen something a bit more...

Hi,

I knew I'd seen something a bit more comprehensive ;). It's a pdf doc

From Google:


Traffic Signs Manual - Chapter 5 - Road Markings - GOV.UK

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2021, 07:11
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By AndyN01
That's lovely :D. Enjoy her.

That's lovely :D.

Enjoy her.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 14:27
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By AndyN01
Good afternoon Maninder, My multimeter has...

Good afternoon Maninder,

My multimeter has arrived also. :}.

Like David, please let me know how you would like me to pay you.

Regards
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 08:10
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
AFAIK Lane Markings are universal for all roads. ...

AFAIK Lane Markings are universal for all roads.

But you've raised a good point that the lines on a normal slip road go from solid white between the hard shoulder (if there is one - whole...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 07:49
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By AndyN01
How long before the Court case :D

How long before the Court case :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 07:33
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
As for Lane Markings these help: ...

As for Lane Markings these help:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-highway-code/road-markings

Picking up on "Information" (and this applies at all roads) you'll mostly see "Lane Dividers" the...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 07:13
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Dry and actually not too cool...

Morning all.

Dry and actually not too cool here. Some high cloud and due to stay nice.

Quizzie missed her walk yesterday as I was too busy with outside jobs so she's getting a special one today...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 15:05
Replies: 17
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndyN01
The bit that fascinates/concerns me the most is...

The bit that fascinates/concerns me the most is that somehow the hierarchy of current manufacturers don't seem to have learnt the lessons from history.

An acquaintance of mine runs a BMW X5 full...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 12:25
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
Roadcraft, the Police bible has an acronym (sorry...

Roadcraft, the Police bible has an acronym (sorry if this is teaching granny to suck eggs):

IPSGA


I - Information

P - Position

S - Speed
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 10:50
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
Possibly not. But how about the car in Lane...

Possibly not.

But how about the car in Lane 3 of a 4 lane motorway doing 65mph while Lanes 1 and 2 (and often 4 as well) are empty?

I believe that they can be prosecuted (as can anyone who...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 10:40
Replies: 39
Views: 1,092
Posted By AndyN01
IMHO as soon as the sign says that Lane 1 becomes...

IMHO as soon as the sign says that Lane 1 becomes a slip road.

If you don't want the slip road move into Lane 2 as soon as it is safe to do so.

The speed limit is a maximum and as such folks...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 07:58
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By AndyN01
And why not? She's giving you good service,...

And why not?

She's giving you good service, a thank you seems in order :}
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 07:56
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Clear blue sky and chilly...

Morning all.

Clear blue sky and chilly following the Biblical storm last night.

Looks like wrap up and outside jobs today. ;)

Quizzie's a bit of a heat fiend as well - but not like your...
Forum: Was it you? 5th October 2021, 15:16
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By AndyN01
Hey, there's nothing wrong with towing a van with...

Hey, there's nothing wrong with towing a van with a diesel 75 :}. Particularly if it allows you to earn some pennies.

As for technology......some of us have running water and a few even have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2021, 11:39
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By AndyN01
Diesel gearbox fill plug

Hi all.

While doing the annual engine oil change I thought I'd change the gearbox oil while under there.

Yes, I know it's not actually listed for a change, but I'm not a fan of "sealed for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2021, 10:36
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By AndyN01
MoT today

Hi all.

I've put just shy of 12K on her in my first year with her.

The previous 12K took about 9 years :eek:.

The MoT result is a........

Fail for:
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2021, 10:21
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Rained heavily overnight, was...

Morning all.

Rained heavily overnight, was bright earlier on and now raining again.

And having put just shy of 12K on her in my first year with her the MoT result is a........

Fail :mad:.
...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 18:32
Replies: 32
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks for your thought provoking comment. ...

Thanks for your thought provoking comment.

Yes, totally accepted that things can and do go wrong. Perhaps it could be something to be available to the judiciary on sentencing. I was thinking more...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 14:39
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Younger son is now house...

Afternoon all.

Younger son is now house moved :}.

For those in the North East, Walbottle tip were pretty good and we managed to get rid of almost all the stuff that was left behind. Didn't do...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 12:48
Replies: 26
Views: 1,643
Posted By AndyN01
PM sent. Regards.

PM sent.


Regards.
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 10:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,586
Posted By AndyN01
Perhaps slightly off topic but I'm all for a full...

Perhaps slightly off topic but I'm all for a full and total repayment of the cost to the Public Purse. S

Every penny of the costs from the second an incident is reported through the investigation,...
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 09:48
Replies: 28
Views: 891
Posted By AndyN01
I didn't know Rich.... :o I'll bring you a...

I didn't know Rich.... :o

I'll bring you a cake when we're next up - unless Quizzie eats it on the way ;).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2021, 08:44
Replies: 10
Views: 785
Posted By AndyN01
These tips might help: ...

These tips might help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYKhBRsKCIs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfB9IUpzZA0

Good Luck.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 08:35
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By AndyN01
Oddly enough...... No :D. But I lost...

Oddly enough......

No :D.

But I lost count of how many cans of the stuff I bought for my Mini (the real one with the "A" series engine ;)) over the years.

Ah, memory lane. :}
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2021, 07:51
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Had a beautiful day yesterday....

Morning all.

Had a beautiful day yesterday. Glorious sunshine and a good chat with Rich.

Good to hear you yesterday mate and glad things are still improving. Looks like we might be up later in...
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2021, 10:25
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Actually dry here at the moment...

Morning all.

Actually dry here at the moment but wasn't earlier on and not due to stay that way.

Off up North soon anyway and that's looking rather better :}.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 30th September 2021, 10:19
Replies: 45
Views: 4,110
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry folks. I'm up in the North East so my big...

Sorry folks. I'm up in the North East so my big gazebo isn't coming along. Mind you, after last time it'd probably take until mid afternoon until we got it up :D.

Fingers crossed for a decent day...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2021, 09:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,277
Posted By AndyN01
Are the cameras sophisticated enough to tell...

Are the cameras sophisticated enough to tell whether the vehicle is subject to a different (lower) limit? Or are they just set at a given speed?

I guess they're not that clever but am happy to be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 09:30
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By AndyN01
Go on then.... I'll put in my twopenneth.......

Go on then....

I'll put in my twopenneth.... :}

Short answer - No.

Longer answer:

Yes. As you're now doing short journey's and it's through the winter I can't see any harm in using a...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 12:54
Replies: 22
Views: 921
Posted By AndyN01
They've found the magic money tree...... ...

They've found the magic money tree......

Again......
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 09:30
Replies: 18
Views: 732
Posted By AndyN01
IMHO this is further opening up the vast rift...

IMHO this is further opening up the vast rift between the two "E's"

Environment vs Economy (the financial one, not the mpg one ;)).

We've become conditioned to expect stuff to happen NOW.
...
Forum: Was it you? 29th September 2021, 09:20
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By AndyN01
Hi mate. Good to see you too. Hope the...

Hi mate.

Good to see you too.

Hope the rest of your journey was reasonable enough.

Fingers crossed we can catch up for social while you're up in the Midlands.

Regards.
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 09:09
Replies: 162,699
Views: 6,941,646
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Like you, Ian, it's been...

Morning everyone.

Like you, Ian, it's been chucking it down but the big round yellow thing is putting in an appearance and it's due to be decent for the rest of the day :}.

Normal service is...
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