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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 08:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
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, 08:03
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
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, 13:36
Replies: 6
Views: 156
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, 07:52
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 14:53
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 08:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,204
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, 08:30
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 13:18
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 08:10
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 206
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, 12:21
Replies: 24
Views: 681
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, 12:09
Replies: 11
Views: 508
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, 12:07
Replies: 18
Views: 898
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, 12:00
Replies: 7
Views: 206
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, 08:28
Replies: 11
Views: 508
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, 08:21
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 14:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,313
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, 11:09
Replies: 44
Views: 1,313
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, 11:03
Replies: 18
Views: 898
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, 08:21
Replies: 11
Views: 508
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, 08:10
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 07:48
Replies: 6
Views: 205
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, 19:20
Replies: 11
Views: 508
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, 16:40
Replies: 6
Views: 205
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, 16:05
Replies: 8
Views: 352
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, 16:03
Replies: 6
Views: 205
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, 12:55
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 07:58
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 07:52
Replies: 12
Views: 301
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, 03:28
Replies: 15
Views: 798
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, 13:54
Replies: 24
Views: 681
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, 13:37
Replies: 24
Views: 681
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, 07:43
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 11:13
Replies: 54
Views: 2,117
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, 09:41
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 12:12
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 11:03
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 11:00
Replies: 12
Views: 337
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, 08:35
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 08:11
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By AndyN01
That's lovely :D. Enjoy her.

That's lovely :D.

Enjoy her.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 15:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
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, 09:10
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 08:49
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By AndyN01
How long before the Court case :D

How long before the Court case :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 08:33
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 08:13
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 16:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
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, 13:25
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 11:50
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 11:40
Replies: 39
Views: 858
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, 08:58
Replies: 7
Views: 234
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, 08:56
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 16:16
Replies: 2
Views: 204
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, 12:39
Replies: 2
Views: 245
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, 11:36
Replies: 2
Views: 246
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, 11:21
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 19:32
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
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, 15:39
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 13:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By AndyN01
PM sent. Regards.

PM sent.


Regards.
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 11:03
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
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, 10:48
Replies: 28
Views: 736
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, 09:44
Replies: 10
Views: 709
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, 09:35
Replies: 18
Views: 752
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, 08:51
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 11:25
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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, 11:19
Replies: 45
Views: 2,771
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, 10:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
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, 10:30
Replies: 18
Views: 752
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, 13:54
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By AndyN01
They've found the magic money tree...... ...

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

Again......
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 10:30
Replies: 18
Views: 644
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, 10:20
Replies: 1
Views: 170
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, 10:09
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
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...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 19:02
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry to hear about your experience. Isn't...

Sorry to hear about your experience.

Isn't it fascinating that many of us have "history" with certain manufacturers and/or dealerships and pretty much without exception the result is that whoever...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By AndyN01
It's possible that it's just part of the way it's...

It's possible that it's just part of the way it's set up.

Our Mazda has always had rather "spongy" brakes and it's been carefully bled etc. They work absolutely fine, just feel a bit spongy and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 17:19
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Malc. I'll take those. I know my 3 speed...

Hi Malc.

I'll take those. I know my 3 speed fan isn't working on 1 or 2 but haven't had chance to pull it apart so, with a bit of luck, new brushes will see it working again. There's a law that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 13:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By AndyN01
And right there is the important bit. If you are...

And right there is the important bit. If you are as fortunate with your Mazda as we are with ours then you can look forward to 8 years and 90K miles with virtually nothing actually going "wrong" -...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 09:27
Replies: 24
Views: 1,379
Posted By AndyN01
The folks that believe that the art of driving...

The folks that believe that the art of driving should be dragged down to the level that an imbecile will be able to do it.

Why would you bother with all that revs/clutch biting point/hand on the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 09:16
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By AndyN01
Happy Birthday mate. Have a great day.

Happy Birthday mate.

Have a great day.
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 09:11
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Lovely one here - for now. This...

Morning all.

Lovely one here - for now. This afternoon's not looking too nice.

Ian - I refuse to have anything to do with Amazon mainly because I have a big issue with their profits vs tax and...
Forum: Was it you? 27th September 2021, 20:11
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By AndyN01
BRG Saloon M5 North

Hi.

Sometimes strange things happen.....

On our way home from Cornwall we passed a BRG saloon towing a caravan on the A38.

Being a friendly chap I flashed my hazards and got a main beam...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 09:48
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By AndyN01
Based on nothing more than it sounds right then: ...

Based on nothing more than it sounds right then:

Little engine + little car = :}

Big engine + big car = :}

Big engine + little car = :D

Little engine + big car = :mad:
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 19:13
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By AndyN01
That's what the (ludicrously long time) service...

That's what the (ludicrously long time) service is for isn't it? :duh:.

And most absolutely trust the dealer to sort it out while expecting to pay peanuts or better still nothing for their time,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 09:18
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By AndyN01
I had a FIAT many decades ago. Marvellous for the...

I had a FIAT many decades ago. Marvellous for the first year then pretty much as soon as the warrant ran out so did a considerable number of its components.

The selling dealer couldn't care less,...
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 09:03
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all from a grey and misty Lanreath. ...

Morning all from a grey and misty Lanreath.

Visited the Lost Gardens of Heligan yesterday. Not really my cup of tea but enjoyed it nevertheless. It's one of the increasingly few places that accept...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 21:08
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By AndyN01
Another year is always good. Not good...

Another year is always good.


Not good news about the track rod though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 08:31
Replies: 24
Views: 1,504
Posted By AndyN01
This is a question that I'm sure many of us...

This is a question that I'm sure many of us wrestle with quite frequently ;)

Something inconvenient happens and there’s the pressure to "get something newer" rather than spend and get it fixed.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:35
Replies: 13,059
Views: 1,297,550
Posted By AndyN01
Looking good :}.

Looking good :}.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:31
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. We're on holiday for a week...

Morning all.

We're on holiday for a week staying down in Lanreath near Looe.

A tedious journey but the 75 cruised her way down the motorway and dual carriageway in calm, relaxed comfort ;)....
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 08:20
Replies: 62
Views: 2,144
Posted By AndyN01
Is that "thou" (thousandths of an inch) in one...

Is that "thou" (thousandths of an inch) in one mm?

I've got something in my head about one mm is roughly 40 thou.


Cheating i.e Google :} gives one mm as 39.37007874015748 thou. So I'll give...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 21:22
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Maninder, If you've picked up on the...

Hi Maninder,

If you've picked up on the other multimeter thread you'll have seen that my cheapo meter from Maplin's closing down has died. And much as it's nice to be able to use my neighbour's...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 21st September 2021, 08:04
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By AndyN01
You have pulled out all the fuses & relays...

You have pulled out all the fuses & relays haven't you - for your next project :D.

Can never have enough of those sorts of things.

Thanks for the way you've done this.
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 08:01
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. The sun's got his hat on here...

Morning all.

The sun's got his hat on here in the Midlands too. :}

In an hour or so Quizzie's off for a romp with Bridget and a German Shepherd called Harper who's being boarded for a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 13:54
Replies: 23
Views: 1,019
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Just a bit of suggestion - from the wise...

Hi

Just a bit of suggestion - from the wise :duh:

I bought a cheapo one when Maplins were shutting down. It's worked fine but in the last year it's started to "play up" to the point where I was...
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2021, 13:44
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Brilliant news mate. Lovely to chat to you...

Brilliant news mate.

Lovely to chat to you yesterday.

Catch up very soon - I'll let Quizzie treat you to a dog powered shower of Tyne river water to welcome you home :D:D.
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2021, 08:51
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Same here. Wall to wall...

Morning everyone.

Same here. Wall to wall blue sky but a definite nip in the air.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 20:43
Replies: 121
Views: 9,348
Posted By AndyN01
Hi all. Here's an update from a call I had...

Hi all.

Here's an update from a call I had from Rich today.

He's definitely more "correct" with his words and quite well aware of how he's progressing and the sort of timescale for how the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 10:48
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Been missing for a few days as...

Morning all.

Been missing for a few days as we've been away but now back at home with our 22 month old grandson staying for a few days. :}

It's his first time away from mum & dad but he's got...
Forum: Was it you? 14th September 2021, 10:27
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By AndyN01
Although that's only half a dozen miles from me,...

Although that's only half a dozen miles from me, it wasn't me, mine's green ;).

Had I known you could have popped in for a cuppa with me - for free :D
Forum: Social Forum 14th September 2021, 10:11
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. It dull, dreary and damp here. ...

Morning all.

It dull, dreary and damp here.

Outside jobs on hold, I'm sure SWMBO will find "a few little jobs" to do indoors :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 13:16
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By AndyN01
OK. So, not surprisingly no one has come...

OK.

So, not surprisingly no one has come back saying that they've even bought any let alone used them. But, the "best guess" is that the cloths are loaded with silicone which will, for a very...
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 07:59
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By AndyN01
Happy birthday Jon. Have a good one and a...

Happy birthday Jon.


Have a good one and a great year.
Forum: Social Forum 13th September 2021, 07:58
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all, Dull, grey and cool here but...

Morning all,

Dull, grey and cool here but due to stay dry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 17:20
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By AndyN01
Hi. Like a few others on here I'm on the...

Hi.

Like a few others on here I'm on the Detailing World forum and I've never heard of it.

I've posted up on there to see if any of the detailing guys and girls know anything about it.

Have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 13:48
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By AndyN01
My 16" Unions have a cut out so the badge will...

My 16" Unions have a cut out so the badge will only fit in one place.

Maybe it was a bit of attention to detail that they all had but was not appreciated?
Forum: Social Forum 12th September 2021, 07:41
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all from a cool, dry but misty Midlands. ...

Morning all from a cool, dry but misty Midlands.

I reckon Jeff would have a lovely time with his camera with a very "moody" view across the fields. :}

Enjoy yourselves and take care.
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Back home after Quizzie's...

Afternoon all.

Back home after Quizzie's walk in the sunshine.

Should be dry all day so I can get on with some more outside stuff after I've been up in the loft to sort out the leaking ball...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 21:51
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By AndyN01
Not for the manufacturer ;) :D. Lots of £££££'s...

Not for the manufacturer ;) :D. Lots of £££££'s back into the business. How many, genuinely, worry about the damage to the perception of the brand. Possibly Lexus?

And, for me, the definition of...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 13:10
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Well, no rain arrived and we "might" get a...

Well, no rain arrived and we "might" get a thunderstorm and/or some rain somewhere between 4pm and 6pm this afternoon.

Not helpful if you're trying to plan and get stuff done outside :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 08:23
Replies: 63
Views: 4,391
Posted By AndyN01
It's the reason I first came to own a 75 - after...

It's the reason I first came to own a 75 - after doing a bit of a hunt around for comfortable cars :D - the forum was just so comprehensive with the Buyers Guide and all the How to's. And being in...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2021, 08:06
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright and dry here - for now. ...

Morning all.

Bright and dry here - for now.

The deluge is due to arrive in about an hour or so but hopefully won't stay around too long ;).

Have a safe and quiet fight Phil. And enjoy the...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 14:07
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Not here it hasn't :eek:. Absolutely...

Not here it hasn't :eek:.

Absolutely chucking it down.

Fortunately got Quizzie's walk in early :}.

Mother in Law back from hospital check over. Nothing broken thankfully. "Just" some pretty...
Forum: Social Forum 9th September 2021, 07:44
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning everyone. Bright and dry here but...

Morning everyone.

Bright and dry here but rained overnight.

Thin, high cloud and forecast looks better than it did yesterday with the rain not arriving until late afternoon.

Just had a call...
Forum: Social Forum 8th September 2021, 13:39
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Wall to wall blue sky here. And hot. ...

Wall to wall blue sky here.

And hot.

Quizzie's walk will wait until later - much later ;).
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 13:30
Replies: 21
Views: 1,791
Posted By AndyN01
I would have thought that for that price it's...

I would have thought that for that price it's worth a go.

What's that, 1 or 2 months payments on a bland box :shrug:.

But I'd be in DEEP trouble if I went after all the motors that were a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 07:46
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By AndyN01
Cheers guys. eBay here I come. :}

Cheers guys.


eBay here I come. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 16:27
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By AndyN01
Vacuum Pipe

Hi all.

Looking at replacing all the vacuum pipes on my diesel 75 Tourer after reading about some hairy issues if/when one splits. :eek:

Looking for guidance/confirmation on:

Internal...
Forum: Social Forum 7th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Clear blue sky and properly...

Afternoon all.

Clear blue sky and properly warm today.

Quizzie went out early this morning (not early for Trikey or Stevestrat - a more civilised early ;)) and spent a great deal of time in the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 13:27
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By AndyN01
Happy birthday mate. Enjoy yourself :}

Happy birthday mate.

Enjoy yourself :}
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 13:26
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Hi Ian. Enjoy the bread maker :}. It...

Hi Ian.

Enjoy the bread maker :}.

It gives you control over what goes into your bread. Be prepared to "play" with some of the recipes and if our's is anything to go by the lack of additives...
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2021, 09:44
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Back from another weekend up...

Morning all.

Back from another weekend up North.

Had decent weather on Saturday and lovely on Sunday.

Saturday met up with our lads who'd been plunging into the water near Bowlees Visitors...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd September 2021, 18:30
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By AndyN01
Signed. Can't understand how an animal...

Signed.


Can't understand how an animal WITH TB would have survived 6 years :shrug:. If Geronimo had some sort of natural resistance that stoped the disease being fatal then surely that should be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2021, 08:41
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By AndyN01
Hi, You'll find these invaluable - with...

Hi,

You'll find these invaluable - with thanks to Arctic - as usual :D

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=192903

Go to post #9 for photos


And Union Wheels :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 08:41
Replies: 34
Views: 3,175
Posted By AndyN01
If it's a normal lead acid battery then about...

If it's a normal lead acid battery then about 95+% is recycled. In stark contrast to Li-ion which is about zilch as far as I can find out.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd September 2021, 08:38
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Same again here. Cool, dry and...

Morning all.

Same again here. Cool, dry and grey.

Nice to hear that the gaffer is making sure that you sleep well by keeping you company, Andy ;).

Bob, hope all goes well. :}.

Take care...
Forum: Social Forum 1st September 2021, 08:36
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Pretty much the same as...

Morning all.

Pretty much the same as yesterday and the day before. Dry, grey and cool.

Hoping to get an oil change in before the weekend as I reckon we'll be doing about 4K miles in September...
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 12:46
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Seen the Green Woodpecker this morning. It'...

Seen the Green Woodpecker this morning.

It' been a long while since he/she's been around - or at least seen to be around.

Does that mean summer's over?
Forum: Social Forum 31st August 2021, 08:56
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
We bought a SEBO from these folks: ...

We bought a SEBO from these folks:

https://seboshop.co.uk/sebo-vacuum-cleaners/buy-sebo-upright-vacuum-cleaner/reconditioned-sebo-vacuum-cleaner

They've always given us great advice and great...
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 12:12
Replies: 40
Views: 2,028
Posted By AndyN01
When I was on two wheels setting out a route for...

When I was on two wheels setting out a route for the ride outs was a task in itself. Remember this is IAM/RoSPA not just a group of mates out for a hoon and everyone was expected to ride to the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 07:49
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By AndyN01
Wow. That's some achievement. ...

Wow.

That's some achievement.

Congratulations.
Forum: Social Forum 30th August 2021, 07:48
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Another grey and cool start to...

Morning all.

Another grey and cool start to the day. Still dry though and due to stay that way. Fingers crossed as loads of outdoor jobs to do.
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 16:39
Replies: 40
Views: 2,028
Posted By AndyN01
For some odd reason AFAIK the 30mph one cannot...

For some odd reason AFAIK the 30mph one cannot legally be repeated :shrug:

So the one limit that you'd really like to be reminded about is the one "they" CAN'T put repeaters up for :duh:.

Here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 16:23
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By AndyN01
Just the other side of the Tyne to The Big Lamp...

Just the other side of the Tyne to The Big Lamp Brewery where I've met Rich (RPWC) a few times?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 08:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,559
Posted By AndyN01
Hi. Don't know much about snow tyres but...

Hi.

Don't know much about snow tyres but AFAIK a "T" rating is good up to 118mph.

Are you planning to do some snow racing competitions :D :eek:.
...
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 08:38
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. A bit grey and cool here. ...

Morning all.

A bit grey and cool here.

Started a bit of checking over yesterday as we've a manic September with treble our usual visits up north along with a holiday trip into Bob's territory....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 08:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,291
Posted By AndyN01
That's lovely. :} Enjoy her.

That's lovely. :}

Enjoy her.
Forum: Social Forum 28th August 2021, 13:35
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Afternoon all. Nice weather here. Warm with...

Afternoon all.

Nice weather here. Warm with quite a bit of sunshine.

Quizzie's now relaxing after a hectic morning with both Bertie & Bridget ;).

Maybe I'll get a chance to have a look at a...
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 11:17
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Quick update. Not as warm as I first thought...

Quick update.

Not as warm as I first thought :eek:.

Still warm enough for Quizzie to go swimming though ;).
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 11:14
Replies: 40
Views: 2,028
Posted By AndyN01
I wonder if it'll have any impact on the sales of...

I wonder if it'll have any impact on the sales of new cars?

Maybe not straight away but after there's been a few events/incidents/prosecutions/insurance cop outs?

Time will tell.
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 08:05
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Bright here but not actually...

Morning all.

Bright here but not actually sunny. Dry and warm.

Quizzie met Bridget for the first time yesterday. She's a black lab and one of Guide Dogs brood bitches. They had a great time...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 25th August 2021, 14:03
Replies: 45
Views: 2,771
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry. Shall be missing this one as on...

Sorry.

Shall be missing this one as on babysitting duties rather a long way away.

Hope it goes well and the weather is kind.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 09:48
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By AndyN01
Hi and welcome along. This might be of some...

Hi and welcome along.

This might be of some help:

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=301320

and

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=313822
Forum: Social Forum 25th August 2021, 09:33
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. We've got the drab grey this...

Morning all.

We've got the drab grey this morning. Still dry which is good as the lawns need cutting.
Forum: Social Forum 24th August 2021, 17:06
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Now isn't it good to hear that someone who does a...

Now isn't it good to hear that someone who does a decent job gets a decent amount of money :}. I'm sure that how it's supposed to work. ;).


:bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd August 2021, 10:36
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Visited Cragside yesterday....

Morning all.

Visited Cragside yesterday. Very interesting place :}. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cragside

Back at home after an interesting drive back to the Midlands.

Left the North East...
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2021, 12:57
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By AndyN01
As I've got this far can I have one too? :D

As I've got this far can I have one too? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 12:49
Replies: 45
Views: 4,943
Posted By AndyN01
Sorry to hear that you're stepping down. ...

Sorry to hear that you're stepping down.

Enjoy whatever activities you choose to pursue for your own pleasure.

Thanks for everything that you (and the other Mods) have done.

All the best.
Forum: Social Forum 21st August 2021, 12:37
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. Up in the North East on...

Morning all.

Up in the North East on babysitting duty.

Great day yesterday with a lovely walk around Causey Arch - apparently the world's oldest railway bridge...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:18
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By AndyN01
Thanks. I've done it again and got the same...

Thanks.

I've done it again and got the same result. No sign of any "P" anything

Now wondering if I'm looking at the right/wrong thing.

I've had the lead since 2019 and used it before - FTDI...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 08:44
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By AndyN01
TOAF Error codes - where to start looking

Hi all.

Plugged TOAF in the other day and got these codes:

C7 Lever type sensor 1 - Short circuit to batt +; Sporadic error

F4 Can-Bus 244 - Open circuit; Sporadic error

20 Logic Power...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2021, 08:10
Replies: 162,209
Views: 6,812,769
Posted By AndyN01
Morning all. A bit bland here. Grey and...

Morning all.

A bit bland here. Grey and coolish, but dry.

As for summer, Jeff .... It's August, what did you expect :eek: :getmecoat:
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