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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 20:12
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By simonsmith
75 clutch renewal

May I suggest Austin Garages at Burton-on-Trent
Hope this assists your search
Forum: Items Wanted 5th July 2020, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By simonsmith
Offside front wing (Zircon)

Looking for a rust-free offside front wing in Zircon silver (Rover paint Code MUM).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2020, 19:04
Replies: 7
Views: 1,480
Posted By simonsmith
I wouldn’t be seen dead in either cars and (like...

I wouldn’t be seen dead in either cars and (like Colvert) intend to be late to my own funeral.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2020, 15:20
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By simonsmith
Refill

Have you contacted Austin Garages at Burton on Trent..... try Nick there.
Hope this may assist.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2019, 21:31
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By simonsmith
Tourer rear seat cover instructions

Might anyone have the instruction for securely attaching the rear seat cover in a Tourer as it not obvious where the securing loops should be routed.Thanks in anticipation of some guidance.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 20:54
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By simonsmith
Body corrosion

I appreciate it would be a long journey down south but T J Hobbs near Ilkeston comes highly recommended and did an excellent job refurbishing the rear sill/jacking points on our Tourer.Hope this...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th November 2018, 21:48
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By simonsmith
FBH heater

Now sourced and fitted many thanks to Steve in Cannock.
Forum: Items Wanted 9th November 2018, 19:16
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By simonsmith
Webasto diesel parking heater

Webasto fuel burning heater in good working order required for 2001 75 Tourer.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2018, 15:45
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By simonsmith
Rover servicing

Recommend Austin Garages which is not too far from you being at Burton on Trent,hope this assists. Hope
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2017, 09:59
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By simonsmith
75 friendly garage Staffs area etc.

Just to reiterate a recommendation for Austin Garages in the Burton-on-Trent area.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2017, 19:48
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By simonsmith
Mechanic Birmingham area

Suggest Austin Garages at Burton on Trent ,Nick has T4 and lots of expertise,
hope this assists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2016, 19:36
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By simonsmith
X-Power sticker

Yes it should indicate that the car had had the upgrade from 116 to 131 bhp.Hope this assists as we have the same sticker on the door pillar.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2016, 19:49
Replies: 11
Views: 901
Posted By simonsmith
Recommended garages....

Try Austin Garages at Burton on Trent,very good service and expertise at reasonable prices.
Hope this assists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2016, 19:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,302
Posted By simonsmith
Silver surfers

Our 2001 Tourer is Zircon silver,
MUM's the word on the street.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2016, 20:14
Replies: 36
Views: 4,218
Posted By simonsmith
Angry Trim clips

Not quite trim-related but a clip nevertheless what about brake pipe retaining clips part number SHU100250 ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2015, 18:55
Replies: 82
Views: 5,960
Posted By simonsmith
Andy Willi

For your expertise and time there is no way you are charging too much,you renewed our clutch (75 Tourer in York) at a very reasonable fee and ensured a 14 year old car could be kept on the road...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2015, 14:27
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By simonsmith
Fitting pwerfolds

Try Austin Garages not too far away from you at Burton on Trent
Hope this assists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2015, 10:35
Replies: 25
Views: 2,513
Posted By simonsmith
Rust

It's the remains of the rear upper suspension arms.If anyone is interested I have a pair of professionally refurbished arms plus two new bushes , drop me a PM if you need a set.Hope this assists.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2015, 20:18
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By simonsmith
Rear suspension arms

You have a PM.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2014, 20:34
Replies: 76
Views: 5,792
Posted By simonsmith
Suspension arms

Received today with thanks
PM sent with message about LHS arm
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2014, 16:13
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By simonsmith
75 Sunroof

As optional extra I think it was £600 and is a great feature on out 75 Tourer,but the after market sunroof looks superb.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2014, 18:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,592
Posted By simonsmith
Clutch renewal

PM sent about clutch renewal.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2014, 23:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,940
Posted By simonsmith
75 Wood effect

Reminiscent of a Ford Cortina estate approx vintage 1965 in mid blue (owned by a neighbour) which featured wood-edged trim on bodysides if anyone can recollect that particular model.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2014, 01:23
Replies: 76
Views: 5,792
Posted By simonsmith
75 rear suspension arms

PM sent about rear suspension arms (with an enquiry about bushes too).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2014, 18:00
Replies: 152
Views: 8,541
Posted By simonsmith
Previous drives

1982 - T. reg Triumph 1500 Dolomite
1985 - C reg Austin Montego 1.6L
1989 - F reg Rover Montego 1.6L
1992 - J reg Rover Montego Clubman 1.6
1994 - L reg Rover Monego Estate 2.0D...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2014, 05:03
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By simonsmith
andy willi

I think he may on night shift.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2013, 21:00
Replies: 486
Views: 58,988
Posted By simonsmith
Early Tourer

Y506 ODY CDT Connoisseur Zircon/Smokestone DIP Sunroof CD Buiild date 15/07/2001 : was a Caffyn demonstrator puchased 9th Sep. 2001.
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Coincidently saw Y512 ODY (V6 Moostone) in South Molton...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2013, 22:58
Replies: 91
Views: 6,724
Posted By simonsmith
75 Rubber mat set

I would like a Rover 75 front set as like Ian's my drivers front has worn through (twice).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2012, 20:16
Replies: 39
Views: 3,380
Posted By simonsmith
Low mileage 75

Surely its damson (a great heritage solid colour) though whether it a plum buy I'll leave you to decide !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2012, 11:59
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By simonsmith
ZT-T Exhaust bumper trims

I did put a ZT-T trim (for UK models ; not for V8's I assume) in the Spares for sale section a while ago listed as under 'small trim parts' but no takers up to press.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2012, 16:57
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By simonsmith
MPG drop

Check for any hot wheels due to brake binding as we had a similar problem on our Tourer a month or so ago,cause was a seized brake caliper.Hope this assists.
Forum: Items Wanted 1st May 2011, 14:48
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By simonsmith
75 / ZT Clutch pedal rubber

Rimmers supplied me with one for the clutch pedal otherwise look on Ebay
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2011, 21:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,972
Posted By simonsmith
PM Box

Cands
Your PM box appears to be full !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2011, 18:51
Replies: 39
Views: 2,306
Posted By simonsmith
First (tourer) 75 sighting

My first sighting of the Tourer was in May/June 2001 well pre-launch date whilst on holday on Exmoor.It was on the A.39 in North Devon just on the bend near County Gate.At the time I was driving a...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th January 2011, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By simonsmith
Air con compressr

Recommend Compressor Tech Birmingham who do remaufactures,just got one from them for our Y reg. Tourer.
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd November 2010, 15:02
Replies: 1
Views: 1,000
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75/MG ZT Diesel air-con compressor

Does anyone have for sale an air-conditioning compressor suitable for a 75/ZT diesel engine,I believe the Land Rover Freelander with the BMW diesel shares the same component,
Many Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2010, 20:09
Replies: 0
Views: 710
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 sunroof

With the sunroof in the elevated (tilted) position there is an annoying buzz or resonance which can be only be stopped briefly by gently pushing up the rear edge of the open sunroof.Does anyone have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2010, 23:17
Replies: 9
Views: 869
Posted By simonsmith
Seatbacks

You have a PM.
Thanks
Forum: Items Wanted 25th November 2009, 19:21
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By simonsmith
75 Crowns

You have a PM.
Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th November 2009, 13:55
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By simonsmith
75 Rear Seat Protection

Try the oficial 75 rear seat cover (have one on out Tourer) - it even includes covers for the three rear headrests- it seems durable waterproof and has velcro'd flaps to access setbelt catches,hope...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th November 2009, 01:03
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By simonsmith
75 Steering wheel

Ardark & Dagrad,
You have a PM.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th November 2009, 00:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 steering wheel

You have a PM.
Forum: Items Wanted 18th October 2009, 08:32
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 15" Wheels

You have a PM
Forum: Items Wanted 20th April 2009, 21:07
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By simonsmith
75 Alloys

RMCC
You have a PM !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2008, 16:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,266
Posted By simonsmith
Rover Servicing

Try Harrisons of Whitby (now Ford Service agents but former MG-Rover dealers and service agents),we have had out cars serviced there for about five years without problem.
Hope this assists
Forum: Items Wanted 8th November 2008, 13:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 Front Seat Covers

I believe they were not produced as they might interfere with the air bags on the side cushions.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2008, 10:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By simonsmith
Sunroof deflectors

Our previous car (Montego Estate TD) had a sunroof deflector which was the genuine Rover part which had three slender metal clips which were screwed throught the deflector and then looped down and...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd December 2007, 21:23
Replies: 13
Views: 1,315
Posted By simonsmith
75 Steering wheel

I have a light grey steering wheel in very good condtion Rover trim code 'LPR' with just audio controls )not with cruise) taken off our 2001 Tourer when replaced by a wooden wheel.I am in North...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th November 2007, 15:36
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 Steering Wheel

Following an upgrade to wooden steering wheel (in 2002) on 2001 Tourer
I have a smokestone leather steering wheel in very good condition (low mileage !) available for a modest price - buyer to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2007, 19:05
Replies: 21
Views: 2,297
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 Tourer launch

Our Tourer on 'Y' plate and was a dealer ex demonstrater first registered in July 2001 - we purchased it in September 2001.We did see A 75 Tourer prior to official launch in North Devon.
Forum: Swap-a-rama 15th April 2007, 12:04
Replies: 23
Views: 3,399
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 15" wheels

If you're interested I have a set of 4 Crown alloys taken off Tourer up for sale - the wheels are in excellent condition no scuffs or kerbing and are shod with ContiEco tyres all good for a bit more...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2007, 09:42
Replies: 89
Views: 9,792
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 Colours

Damson red (Solid dark red) must rate as an extremely rare colour I guess most people chose either Dorchester or Nightfire or Firefrost reds.My Tourer
is Zircon but as it ws an ex-demo the colour...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2007, 15:22
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By simonsmith
Full size spare wheel stowage

For what its worth our 2001 Tourer came with space-saver which we later took out in favour of a full-size spare which fits OK under stowage area and tool tray still fits in OK carpet does not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2007, 14:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,406
Posted By simonsmith
75 Parts availablity

As regards 75 Tourer springs :-
Our garage sourced one at short notice when they discovered a broken spring on our 2001 Tourer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2006, 01:28
Replies: 66
Views: 11,357
Posted By simonsmith
Rustmaster treatment

We had our 75 Tourer treated last week it still has a very sligth aroma of Waxoyl.For those going to premises it is at the frist farm on right if you are coming from Hatfield direction.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2006, 01:00
Replies: 28
Views: 3,768
Posted By simonsmith
Our 75 Tourer going in next week for the...

Our 75 Tourer going in next week for the Rustmaster treatment as we always intended to keep it for the long term.I did wonder if the wheelarch liners
would have to come off but if the treatment...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2006, 09:04
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 Ownership

75 Tourer since Sept. 2001 (Demo car July 2001)...is this the oldest Tourer ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2006, 08:32
Replies: 58
Views: 5,410
Posted By simonsmith
Rover 75 FBH Remote

You can include me in for a remote timer please.
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