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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2021, 10:55
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By clf
BMW would not let them. BMW simply did not care...

BMW would not let them. BMW simply did not care about rover. They wanted two things. The mini name, and legacy, and the technology and know how of land rover.

The germans are just as patriotic...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2021, 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By clf
If it was silver, it too would be the best. All...

If it was silver, it too would be the best. All about generating positive thinking.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2021, 09:57
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By clf
The gap is visible.in image 2. It only would need...

The gap is visible.in image 2. It only would need to be 'just cracked' if the thread is being wound out.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2021, 19:07
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By clf
It might be worth a bit of preventative...

It might be worth a bit of preventative maintenance though - especially considering the rarity and weather in Canada.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2021, 10:45
Replies: 30
Views: 975
Posted By clf
Maybe I have missed it, or misinterpreted how the...

Maybe I have missed it, or misinterpreted how the adjustment works, but I always thought you had to release the tension on the spring to turn the screw?

To wind in required the lock nut released,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2021, 00:50
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By clf
On the driver's side just behind the lower corner...

On the driver's side just behind the lower corner of the front number plate, you should see the circular front of the sensor pointing forwards. It may be possible that it has become dislodged and is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2021, 13:04
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By clf
Just a thought, based on a similar (but...

Just a thought, based on a similar (but different) experience I had with my boot release.

Have you had it on TOAF recently? When I first used TOAF, a bug I assume selected the tourer tailgate AND...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2021, 21:58
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By clf
these figures must also include the original 75,...

these figures must also include the original 75, if there were 350 in '94 ;)
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2021, 00:17
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By clf
few more HERE...

few more HERE (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=316608) in the earlier (by one minute!) post.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 19:43
Replies: 123
Views: 6,727
Posted By clf
I am so sorry Andy. Words are just so...

I am so sorry Andy. Words are just so insignificant.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 10:58
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By clf
I had a car that went there in the past. I reckon...

I had a car that went there in the past. I reckon it was to do with the stone chips and air flow (therefore the direction the dirt and chips fly). Though the previous car went from.the outside in.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 10:53
Replies: 38
Views: 1,800
Posted By clf
Getting caught :p: Sent from my SM-A600FN...

Getting caught :p:

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Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 16:10
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By clf
Such a legend in the sport, probably rivaled only...

Such a legend in the sport, probably rivaled only by Enzo Ferrari. Williams have always been 'my team' from when I pleaded with my dad on holiday in Blackpool in 1980, to buy me an Airfix/MRRC...
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 21:43
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
would it be a late Beetle and a mk2 ZT in the...

would it be a late Beetle and a mk2 ZT in the reflection too?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 10:53
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By clf
This is the privilege or pleasure (?) of having...

This is the privilege or pleasure (?) of having dmgrs as a member. He/(they now) are relatively active members and I believe mat started off and still is an owner, (as Scott is also). They have...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 20:12
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I want to say what it is, but think it is only...

I want to say what it is, but think it is only fair that others get a chance - it is a mk3 though ;)
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 21:23
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Correct, a GTS to be precise. You are up

Correct, a GTS to be precise.

You are up
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 20:39
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By clf
https://i2.wp.com/www.honeybearlane.com/wp-content...

https://i2.wp.com/www.honeybearlane.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/fat-horse.jpeg?resize=499%2C374&ssl=1

They really should change the badge :p:

https://i.imgur.com/ZbjoIxN.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2021, 15:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By clf
Vauxhall.mokka had an similar design. I thought...

Vauxhall.mokka had an similar design. I thought it uncomfortable, as ergonomically my thumb felt stronger.

Similarly mk2 meganes had an unusual handbrake release, although operated by the thumb....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 15:48
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By clf
If this is not a con by an unscrupulous garage, I...

If this is not a con by an unscrupulous garage, I suspect there may just be a miscommunication or misunderstanding between yourself and the person relaying the information.

Sent from my SM-A600FN...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 13:54
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By clf
Ahh ref the balti, that is not necessarily the...

Ahh ref the balti, that is not necessarily the parts, but rather the sum of the parts (ie the car). And in saying that, stephen from carrickfergus, at my local Indian takeaway also makes a rather...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 13:47
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By clf
The parts are genuine xpart parts with mgr...

The parts are genuine xpart parts with mgr labels, not genuine mgr parts. As I understand it, xpart have the rights to label and sell parts as mgr. These parts can be of whatever standard they set,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 10:56
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By clf
I thought xpart were a franchise type wholesaler...

I thought xpart were a franchise type wholesaler rather than a individual retailer. Are dmgrs, and rimmers both not xpart dealers also?

As for the genuine articles...... errm, these are surely...
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 10:40
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Make and...

Make and modelhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211124/6eb723ca4199d620ad027dd16bf82b3e.jpg

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Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 01:13
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Porsche 911 GT3 *RS* (the intake differentiates...

Porsche 911 GT3 *RS* (the intake differentiates it from a GT3?)
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:40
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Would the car be a 1000 model?

Would the car be a 1000 model?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 19:33
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By clf
Just throwing this out there, as it is not...

Just throwing this out there, as it is not obvious, and there is a relatively common buzz that presents itself around the dash, in my case, even moving as I moved closer to where I thought the sound...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 19:27
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
there are so many oddities to it. There...

there are so many oddities to it.

There seems to be a high level brake light, 'modern' indicators and a GPS(?) aerial, yet it seems to have an old flat non bonded windscreen, external hinges and...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 17:19
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Everything in me is saying Volkswagen, but I have...

Everything in me is saying Volkswagen, but I have never seen anything like it.

it looks like a Wolfsburg badge on the hub caps, Peugeot grill, with a Beetle-esque bonnet rib, and Beetle lights....
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 13:03
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By clf
why can they not have an electric muscle car? Is...

why can they not have an electric muscle car? Is it not the torque that gives the muscle car its name/reputation? Of course there will not be the V8 sound and vibration, but for the driver, at least,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 12:45
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
Earlier I suggested that a good sign for common...

Earlier I suggested that a good sign for common issues, is when you go to a scrap yard for a part, only to find them all in a faulty state - perhaps I should have said to ask your valet if he noticed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 00:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
I didnt say they were low volume, 'relatively low...

I didnt say they were low volume, 'relatively low volume' ;), comparing a mercedes engine with a Renault, the mercedes is relatively low volume - even more so now, since they began using Renault...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I figured it was that iconic, the shades of green...

I figured it was that iconic, the shades of green and the white would have been enough.

you got the last one lol, you have to put something obscure or cropped out for us to guess.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 19:26
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
YES! I knew someone would get it from that...

YES! I knew someone would get it from that section alone.

image cropped from HERE (https://www.motor1.com/photo/1504901/1966-lotus-cortina-ebay/)
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 18:56
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
any better? ...

any better?

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=86378&stc=1&d=1637607314
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 18:52
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I know that you know this! I will add a border to...

I know that you know this! I will add a border to the image to make it stand out, then I think it will be obvious.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 18:48
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I reckon this, due to how iconic it is will be...

I reckon this, due to how iconic it is will be identifiable by this tiny crop - make, model and 'trim' level
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 12:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
The 1.9 was supposed to be even worse (from a...

The 1.9 was supposed to be even worse (from a family member who was a 49 year veteran of a renault parts dept. - yes, 49 years for the same dealer and brand). And yes there were a few catastrophic...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 12:01
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I cannot see it properly with my phones cracked...

I cannot see it properly with my phones cracked screen, with it being close to the solo, I would suggest from the roofline, a panther Rio or else a p6?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 10:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
The flip side is that as your friend has not...

The flip side is that as your friend has not experienced the issue does not make it uncommon either :shrug:

However, in my mind it would be common enough issue for a an aftermarket company to...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 01:46
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
The 70s-90s makes me think of Panther? I can only...

The 70s-90s makes me think of Panther? I can only think of their pre war Mercedes copies and the lovely six wheeler.

EDIT: Know what it is now! I actually was aware of its name, but never realised...
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 22:48
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I have no idea. It looks like some kind of kit...

I have no idea. It looks like some kind of kit car based upon a Sierra, with Jag XJR15 styling cues :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 21:40
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Between the size and the use of Ford parts, I am...

Between the size and the use of Ford parts, I am going to guess a Quantum?
Forum: Humour Corner 21st November 2021, 19:04
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By clf
you need to conduct deeper research and...

you need to conduct deeper research and correspond research with other peer research!

It is true

Sources (note, not source ;)) ;

YouTube
Instagram
Weibo
Daily Mail.
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 18:56
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
That'll be Jimbo

That'll be Jimbo
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 17:30
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Funnily enough, that is how I found it. It was...

Funnily enough, that is how I found it. It was driving me nuts, I had seen it before, and knew it was not a 'regular' mini derivative.
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 17:23
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
the 'angle of the wheels is a sure giveaway' ;):p:

the 'angle of the wheels is a sure giveaway' ;):p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 17:21
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By clf
it is common. Also engine undertray and other...

it is common. Also engine undertray and other covers for the same reason. MOT testers are not allowed to remove components.
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 22:07
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I didnt think so. I have seen it before, but...

I didnt think so. I have seen it before, but cannot recall its name. I remember thinking that it looks like the offspring of a Renault 17 and an Allegro, if the 17 and Allegro was brother and sister...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 21:29
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
were those pop up lights original?

were those pop up lights original?
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 19:29
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
correct on both points lol! Looks like you are up...

correct on both points lol! Looks like you are up Gordon.
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 18:28
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
seemingly this was an Alfa Ti with Nissan badges...

seemingly this was an Alfa Ti with Nissan badges - I never thought Nissan sold any sports versions of this particular Cherry. I had to look up the Arna, and its various models to find that out.
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 18:06
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
I didnt know such a thing existed, but a Cherry...

I didnt know such a thing existed, but a Cherry GTi?
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 18:03
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Is it some form of a Nissan Cherry with Alfa...

Is it some form of a Nissan Cherry with Alfa fittings? or a *ahem* sports trim lol
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 17:59
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Is it an Arna? Not sure they did a cloverleaf,...

Is it an Arna? Not sure they did a cloverleaf, perhaps a Ti?
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 17:56
Replies: 96
Views: 2,556
Posted By clf
Alfa Arna cloverleaf?

Alfa Arna cloverleaf?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 14:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By clf
Hi Simon, that is my point. They have made their...

Hi Simon, that is my point. They have made their statement in such a vague way that it instills a concern into the reader, The company can only make such a statement with two authorities. Themselves...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 19:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By clf
Their spiel is indeed misleading, but not totally...

Their spiel is indeed misleading, but not totally inaccurate;

Their title states, Don’t mix tyres across the same axle – it’s dangerous, and can be illegal. - this is true if crossply and radials...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 15:54
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By clf
The flip side to this will be a null warranty....

The flip side to this will be a null warranty. 'Our data shows that you drove your car with 2psi less in the front right tyre for 126 hours. This proves a lack of maintenance sir, and therefore your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 15:43
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
If they say that, surely they are admitting after...

If they say that, surely they are admitting after first use, bmw brakes are inherently dangerous lol.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 10:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By clf
It isn't a mine field really. As someone else...

It isn't a mine field really. As someone else states it is a sales pitch (albeit with a genuine safety tag to it).

A general observation for me, is that they are retail sales pages, not government...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 01:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,950
Posted By clf
You forgot to consider the opening the diagnostic...

You forgot to consider the opening the diagnostic machine cabinet is not included in the labour charge, then the connection to the obd socket, again, this is not included in the labour charge. There...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 22:26
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By clf
that's the one. Still cannot get my head around...

that's the one. Still cannot get my head around an overdrive lol - how they physically operate without mechanical interruption.

another interesting video from that era HERE...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 21:21
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By clf
Just missed it, will likely be on again (and...

Just missed it, will likely be on again (and again lol, it is Freeview after all), but perhaps it is HERE. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlhuVs-hIUg&ab_channel=JackFlashvintagemotoring)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 19:49
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By clf
Dont forget about the stripdown of Mike's (?)...

Dont forget about the stripdown of Mike's (?) first car, which just happened to be an MG'd 1.4K Rover 25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXfNS-kayrE&ab_channel=DRIVETRIBE
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 13:34
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By clf
Indeed, and whoever set the car up.for him,...

Indeed, and whoever set the car up.for him, really got it right

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2021, 21:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,653
Posted By clf
Regarding the Redex in the fuel filter, it made...

Regarding the Redex in the fuel filter, it made no difference to mine. I cannot find the screenshots of TOAF of the injector readings before and after for the Redex.

How I did it was to fill the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 19:36
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By clf
I am at a loss. Did the sound change or move when...

I am at a loss. Did the sound change or move when you changed the wheels around?

The only other possibility I can think of, is the balls or needles (not sure what is in them) in the bearing, are...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 23:41
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By clf
ahh, but did 'your' previous generation not say...

ahh, but did 'your' previous generation not say something similar about 'your' generation of cars? As time and reliability move on there is less necessity to work on cars. How many kids even change a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 21:47
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By clf
are all of the brake components tight? Caliper,...

are all of the brake components tight? Caliper, pad, and nothing rubbing (backing plate or a stone/dirt in the drum of the disc, or cooling fins). Small amount of grease on the contact points of the...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 16:08
Replies: 22
Views: 975
Posted By clf
Dont forget about the changing attitudes of the...

Dont forget about the changing attitudes of the people too.

I personally cannot be bothered looking up the ins and outs of my dads tmps system, but thankfully the handbook had it marked out step...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 14:18
Replies: 38
Views: 2,257
Posted By clf
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tariffs-on-goods-impor...

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tariffs-on-goods-imported-into-the-uk

all the details are in there, although you may have to look up the relevant import duty rates. Some categories are quite...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2021, 15:53
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By clf
In this day and age with more online shopping....

In this day and age with more online shopping. Imagine how damaged parcels will be after this. Amazon tipper lorries arriving, piled high with parcels, pulling up to a wagon and dumping them in....
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2021, 15:47
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By clf
It would spell the end of that great idea of the...

It would spell the end of that great idea of the smart motorway too.

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Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2021, 15:44
Replies: 17
Views: 850
Posted By clf
They dont do that anymore. They email a link via...

They dont do that anymore. They email a link via the mobile phone in their hand,whilst holding their spaghetti bolognese in t'other. They have only got two hands so cannot switch off the cruise ;)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd November 2021, 15:49
Replies: 25
Views: 2,319
Posted By clf
Tyres or shocks? Try swapping.the wheels...

Tyres or shocks?

Try swapping.the wheels over (also check the opposite side's brake set up - in case the noise is being carried).

Shocks failed, and simply rattling as you drive faster or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 19:35
Replies: 24
Views: 2,276
Posted By clf
will these legislations not be introduced for...

will these legislations not be introduced for vehicles made after a certain date? (I couldnt see anything about this).

I was once given an option to remove the cat on an old passat I had. Which I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 22:07
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By clf
The first thing to have in the back of your mind,...

The first thing to have in the back of your mind, is any none standard exhaust will almost certainly be louder than oem. By how much, will depend on the material and its build quality.

Ultimately...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 20:10
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By clf
To be honest I do not know what is inside the...

To be honest I do not know what is inside the silencers. I had assumed (again) them.to be perforated straight pipes passing through sound deadening wadding.

Cruising and general driving it is as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 17:17
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By clf
Last week I had a cat back stainless exhaust. I...

Last week I had a cat back stainless exhaust. I wasnt looking extra power or noise. It is a diesel and is noisy anyway. However, from the back, the blowing back box did have a nice bubble to it, but...
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2021, 16:38
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Your post reads as though vaccination somehow...

Your post reads as though vaccination somehow makes you immune.

The idea behind the vaccination was to reduce the severity of any infection, to the point where hospital treatment would be...
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2021, 18:24
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
it is not about, immunity, transmission nor...

it is not about, immunity, transmission nor infecting others. The vaccination is purely to reduce the effects on the person infected. Reduce the effects, reduce the numbers required to be treated in...
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 10:00
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By clf
The price is starting to fall slightly (comparing...

The price is starting to fall slightly (comparing now to 5 or 6 months ago).

Availability was an issue due to covid, between production and delivery.

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Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2021, 09:55
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
They will fall away simply due to the lack of...

They will fall away simply due to the lack of mass media reporting, especially when we become more adept at dealing with it, on a personal level (eg, having a bit of wit if you contract it or knowing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 09:50
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By clf
When was the last time the fluid was changed? ...

When was the last time the fluid was changed?

I had this on my car, 'feel' seemed to disappear at a certain point. I replaced disc and pads for 190 type, plus new fluid, so I cannot definitively...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 09:58
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By clf
Maybe I have read this incorrectly, but the car...

Maybe I have read this incorrectly, but the car should not be able to start without the transponder fitted (or have it within an inch or so of the barrel).

Are the keys on the same key ring? If so...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd October 2021, 09:51
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By clf
Carpeted heater footwell enclosures? Thicker...

Carpeted heater footwell enclosures?

Thicker sound deadening.

Diversity aerial (although I dont think this is easily retro fittable)

Rear anti roll bar (for some models)

Sent from my...
Forum: Social Forum 21st October 2021, 10:00
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Recovery after two weeks is a recognised form of...

Recovery after two weeks is a recognised form of immunity, certainly when I looked into the travel rules about 8 weeks ago. But only if you had some.form.of document from the doctor. However, it...
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2021, 19:53
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
speak with your doctor to obtain some sort of...

speak with your doctor to obtain some sort of document to state you have had the virus, as this is a form of evidence of having immunity (perhaps this is a NI thing?). In the same line as the Covid...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 12:48
Replies: 33
Views: 2,030
Posted By clf
That is still done in russia apparently. Messy if...

That is still done in russia apparently. Messy if you have an undertray I would imagine lol

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 23:52
Replies: 33
Views: 2,030
Posted By clf
from a similar era, cardboard/wood in front of...

from a similar era, cardboard/wood in front of the radiator in the winter, and engine 'pre heater' via a blanket over the engine (just had to remember to remove it before starting up lol).
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 21:59
Replies: 33
Views: 2,030
Posted By clf
Renault (4,5,6,7,9,11,14,18) thermostat into top...

Renault (4,5,6,7,9,11,14,18) thermostat into top hose.......... :P:

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Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2021, 21:54
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Also in the media 238 deaths(or around that...

Also in the media 238 deaths(or around that figure), where a positive test was recorded in the past 28 days!

Without a breakdown, that death figure is useless. Eg, how many of those deaths were by...
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2021, 11:29
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Sounds about correct. In ni and the republic the...

Sounds about correct. In ni and the republic the figures would be comparable.

So out of that less than 1% of the population, how many die? How many do not need to be hospitalised due to...
Forum: Social Forum 19th October 2021, 09:54
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Why would it have suited you? I dont get this....

Why would it have suited you? I dont get this. You know you can contract it more than once, and still pass it on?

As for the govt. when they did have daily multiple briefings, people misinterpret...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 19:06
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By clf
Mine expired yesterday. I did try to book it the...

Mine expired yesterday. I did try to book it the day after my reminder came through (first or second week of sept!). Larne is my preferred centre, and the earliest I could get was 27th November....
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 16:59
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
I am not a denier nor someone who believes it to...

I am not a denier nor someone who believes it to be a simple flu. It is a serious viral condition.

However, if there is an outbreak of a transmissible disease, any transmissible disease, what do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 14:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
Posted By clf
I had this,funnily enough on the car I had before...

I had this,funnily enough on the car I had before my 740 (which had amazing brakes lol). Down a slip road from a motorway, on the way to cinema on a first date with a girl . Turned out to be the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 13:59
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
are you serious? What did you do prior to...

are you serious? What did you do prior to December 2019, when you were aware of people with a flu, cold, measles, chicken pox, or any other transmissible condition?

Your comment reads like a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 20:36
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By clf
lol not for me. I do not really care, I have...

lol

not for me. I do not really care, I have my preferences and needs to which I apply - in both my choices, it was about timing. They each were on offer, and represented great value, Particularly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2021, 15:19
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By clf
It is adequate. It suits me and my taste in...

It is adequate. It suits me and my taste in music.

The boot light is very simple, about a fiver to do, I think it only took about ten minutes to do too! Though the self adhesive used was not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 12:08
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By clf
What brand is your well made jack :p Sent...

What brand is your well made jack :p

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 00:22
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By clf
Well true, especially if you are considering...

Well true, especially if you are considering 1510kg also :p:

But you have actually answered your original question though. It does give a theoretical greater tolerance, therefore theoretical...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 19:29
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By clf
just into the interior lights. You can make it as...

just into the interior lights. You can make it as complicated or as easy as you wish (coming on with all the lights - one wire down to the floor, with an earth from the fuse box area, or one corner...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 19:26
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By clf
lol, especially when some are 1570kgs :p:

lol, especially when some are 1570kgs :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 17:59
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By clf
I have had THESE...

I have had THESE (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/372534384424?hash=item56bcc79728:g:4PUAAOSwdsBdXB-Q) for the past 3 or 4 years. They claim to be canbus compatible, but the ones I received were not - but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 17:48
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By clf
THIS...

THIS...
Forum: Was it you? 14th October 2021, 12:45
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By clf
Reads like marmite, 75driver on here. Sent...

Reads like marmite, 75driver on here.

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Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 12:43
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By clf
You could report it to either police or ebay for...

You could report it to either police or ebay for consideration.

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Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 12:42
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By clf
Knowing the history, and with no mention of 'the...

Knowing the history, and with no mention of 'the family/estate, declining its return' it could be considered as stolen (as it is read). If this is the case, the seller could.be liable.to handling...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2021, 21:43
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By clf
Have you done the double dip to check the oil? ...

Have you done the double dip to check the oil? Mine will show high on the initial examination.

If it is leaking into oil, there would be some mayo evidence.

Losing coolant is relatively...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 14:45
Replies: 32
Views: 1,612
Posted By clf
What if the female officer was an aggressive...

What if the female officer was an aggressive narcissistic lesbian?

I think we are heading towards catering for so many theoretical situations that the whole system will implode.

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Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 19:25
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
You may have been in France for a number of years...

You may have been in France for a number of years in the past. The problem is, you are not there now, and maybe not going there soon? I assume you are still going to New Zealand, so your experience...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 18:51
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
Why concern yourself what the French think? Do...

Why concern yourself what the French think? Do you think landing in New Zealand, the border guards are going to listen to your protestations that the 'French think previous contraction is better'?...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 18:44
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
I know nothing of this Israel study, nor any...

I know nothing of this Israel study, nor any others really - I have no interest, as a survey will not stop me from contracting it (if it is the country, I am not sure I would trust it). But this is...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 09:50
Replies: 151
Views: 7,163
Posted By clf
You do.know the vaccination and any previous...

You do.know the vaccination and any previous infection with the virus does not make you immune from getting it again? Or from passing it on if you are asymptomatic?

Treat it as you would a cold...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2021, 09:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By clf
Reading that it reminds me of park mode in my old...

Reading that it reminds me of park mode in my old renault 5 wipers. Switch the car off, and the wipers returned to the off position, it had it's own dedicated fuse for this, as it was a permanent...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2021, 15:16
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By clf
Why would they be held responsible? It was the...

Why would they be held responsible? It was the headline makers and the headline readers that made an issue from.something that didnt exist at that time. The rha suggested a possibility (from.what you...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2021, 16:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,612
Posted By clf
I would bet, that if the death penalty was...

I would bet, that if the death penalty was available to the judge/jury, it would likely have had to have been rescinded due to health and safety laws.

That said, with whole.life tariffs, I dont...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 18:21
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By clf
Saw this on social media, and thought it was...

Saw this on social media, and thought it was rather accurate

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=86162&stc=1&d=1632939639
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 18:16
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By clf
well, I would assume that would be sorted out...

well, I would assume that would be sorted out prior. But adding another name to a policy is not normally that expensive. In my case, for 9 months, I think it was just the 'admin' fee of £20 and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 12:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By clf
Inaccuracy/uncalibrated of a pit lane speed...

Inaccuracy/uncalibrated of a pit lane speed camera?

Tall and flat vehicles could be over recorded (see initial post)?

Or a downhill section of road?

Just potential reasons?

Sent from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By clf
Hand her the keys would be the easiest way. Then...

Hand her the keys would be the easiest way. Then your car will get a little blast every so often

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Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 09:42
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By clf
I am.in the same boat, regarding a stainless...

I am.in the same boat, regarding a stainless exhaust. Emailed via powerflow, direct and left telephone messages over past 3 weeks. But I want it, nowhere else convenient so have to wait.Errm there...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 12:57
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By clf
Good luck to someone able to siphon it out of the...

Good luck to someone able to siphon it out of the pipes on modern cars.



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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 09:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By clf
Having the sex9ndaey fuse box under the main fuse...

Having the sex9ndaey fuse box under the main fuse box as in some.meganes may make life easier for the assembly line, it bore no thought to the technicians (not mechanic) who had to trace a fault or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2021, 19:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,827
Posted By clf
STOP! Buy a camera, it will be cheaper. With the...

STOP! Buy a camera, it will be cheaper. With the price of timber those wooden clothes pegs are worth a fortune lol
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 19:30
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By clf
give them a chance to get back to answer the...

give them a chance to get back to answer the phone. The person in the office is maybe out delivering lol
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 12:55
Replies: 54
Views: 2,456
Posted By clf
Of course it was foreseen, remember toilet rolls?...

Of course it was foreseen, remember toilet rolls? unfortunately it could.not have been avoided.

People are selfish, stupid and lazy. I just hope those that stockpiled the fuel have their garages,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 18:54
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By clf
I discovered this too with one of the fastest...

I discovered this too with one of the fastest cars in the world a few years ago. A hired ;) 3 pot Ibiza. Booting it, gave a sound that reminded me of a V6 albeit slightly higher pitched. Stands to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 13:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By clf
you have probably seen it already, the project...

you have probably seen it already, the project Binky guys entered a race series with one HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 22:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,827
Posted By clf
Have you read/heard about the Parkside one? If I...

Have you read/heard about the Parkside one? If I recall, was about £15, only bought as a 'just in case' option in the tool bag. No idea how good or bad it is, but it seemingly does DC also. Can also...
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 19:17
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By clf
How was that not.picked up on an mot? That disc...

How was that not.picked up on an mot? That disc surely could not have got that lop sided in less than a year

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Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 11:22
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
I mentioned the mp, as your issue and complaint...

I mentioned the mp, as your issue and complaint is mainly a legislative matter and trying not to introduce political discussion. But your comment above goes some way to explain some of your previous...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 20:12
Replies: 59
Views: 3,404
Posted By clf
'twas the same in Newtownabbey today. No queues,...

'twas the same in Newtownabbey today. No queues, full shelves, all good there too. Also just sayin' ;)
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 17:30
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
So you took it to your mp? And sacrificed by...

So you took it to your mp? And sacrificed by postponement, your trip, to allow the countries a chance to recover and develop their immunity. Being part of the problem, denies the right to blame or...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 12:47
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
I miss not having snot dry up in my nose, causing...

I miss not having snot dry up in my nose, causing discomfort and pain when removed, I shall stop wearing a mask. :shrug:

As I said, do your bit or stop complaining about others not doing theirs.
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 10:51
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
So, I hope you will be doing your bit by...

So, I hope you will be doing your bit by postponing your travel? At least initially until NZ get up to speed with their vaccination programs (subsequently other countries). Holidays abroad are not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2021, 21:52
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By clf
This is only likely to be possible on the low...

This is only likely to be possible on the low pressure side.

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I had a failure on the high pressure side (it can rub...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 21:45
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
EXACTLY!, you have 'already said' ....... what...

EXACTLY!, you have 'already said' ....... what are YOU doing about it, instead of stating the obvious (again!) and regurgitating the tabloid headlines.

What did your local MP say about it when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2021, 10:30
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By clf
Have you adjusted the brightness of them on the...

Have you adjusted the brightness of them on the light switch?

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Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 09:59
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
.......... and? You seemed to have...

.......... and?


You seemed to have finished your comment early, for if that is it, it is what I refer to, as the 'we are all honking to die comment'.

It is such an obvious and well known...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2021, 10:02
Replies: 13
Views: 671
Posted By clf
Yes, even though they are manual gearboxes, they...

Yes, even though they are manual gearboxes, they are and can be driven automatically with two pedals. My sister has one, driving with an auto only licence.

Currently in for the third time in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 17:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By clf
I do have one of those too (though not at the...

I do have one of those too (though not at the time - bought one for my dad and I when he and I rewired my sisters house together). I cannot get my head around how a screwdriver mains tester works -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 21:19
Replies: 23
Views: 1,144
Posted By clf
Agreed, I do miss borrowing my father's ex bt...

Agreed, I do miss borrowing my father's ex bt meter. Although it was my fault really, I did have it on a permanent loan, til testing an earth at a mains socket for continuity, that was supposed to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 18:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By clf
Try 'posting photos', or 'post images' or 'upload...

Try 'posting photos', or 'post images' or 'upload images' (etc) into the search function above (where it says 'enhanced by google' then click the magnifying glass icon or press enter). Not sure if...
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 14:05
Replies: 62
Views: 2,359
Posted By clf
There is and it is (or at least it was 20+ years...

There is and it is (or at least it was 20+ years ago lol). Metric is the standard, schools taught the metric system, with additional imperial teaching.

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Imperial is still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 00:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,201
Posted By clf
lol, I was just reading that, then remembered a...

lol, I was just reading that, then remembered a tip Brian once gave at times like this.

Click on the orange arrow box beside the quoted poster's name. It will load the original post (it also...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 12:43
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
Indeed yes. A positive mind will help. ...

Indeed yes. A positive mind will help.

Whining about things that have happened beyond ones control only perpetuates the depression of it all.

Instead of whining and repeating headlines of...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 09:54
Replies: 74
Views: 5,182
Posted By clf
You are suggesting that we are all going to die...

You are suggesting that we are all going to die more than offering solutions.



Maybe instead of posting what looks like depressing tabloid headlines, you could contact your mp for answers,...
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