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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 09:13
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By macafee2
Not car related. Many years ago I worked in a...

Not car related.
Many years ago I worked in a telephone exchange. An engineer came to me to say the wires on some tags were the wrong wire and could I help him trace the wire from the other end. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 00:17
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By macafee2
I wrote a post and then deleted the contents...

I wrote a post and then deleted the contents having changed my mind.
If I had seen a way to completely deleting it I would have done.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th October 2021, 09:40
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
Lots of time for them to get a job, starting with...

Lots of time for them to get a job, starting with a paper round or Sunday job. At 15? my daughter had 3 jobs, at 27/28 she had 3 jobs. She goes back to work in a month or so, she will have 2 jobs....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 09:16
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By macafee2
As Wendy James of Transivision Vamp sung,...

As Wendy James of Transivision Vamp sung, "somethings are best left never said" :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 15:59
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By macafee2
ignore

ignore, decided not to rant

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 15:51
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By macafee2
have you checked Rimmers web site for the part,...

have you checked Rimmers web site for the part, it may show quantity

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 17th October 2021, 15:11
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By macafee2
Put me up against the wall and shoot me. As it...

Put me up against the wall and shoot me.
As it is raining I decided it was about time I fitted my new RJ45 face plate. Tapped out the wires so I knew which socket they went to on a multi faced...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 15:03
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By macafee2
that is some engine failure, good luck ...

that is some engine failure, good luck

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 09:40
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
I would like to know why he was stabbed. What are...

I would like to know why he was stabbed. What are these people thinking?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By macafee2
News just said attacker was British with Somali...

News just said attacker was British with Somali heritage.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th October 2021, 16:36
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
It is a lot easier to discuss a subject with...

It is a lot easier to discuss a subject with someone when you know their criteria, for some reason you decided not to answer the question, that is not helpful. So, another question, why would you...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 16th October 2021, 15:26
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By macafee2
listen to this NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY...

listen to this NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-KjwcNdQ7c

Great bit at 3:38 "when he admits that his £70,000 jag is so lacking in power he...
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 23:42
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
When it comes to terraced, semi or detached have...

When it comes to terraced, semi or detached have you considered the noise transmitted through the walls into the adjoining property or from one garden to the other and some may therefore desire...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By macafee2
Check master has fluid in and has not leaked out...

Check master has fluid in and has not leaked out where the pipe to master join is.

Could a connector with a bleed nipple be fitted to the clutch side of the quick fit connector? This is to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 10:29
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
oh yes of course :duh:, I was thinking it was...

oh yes of course :duh:, I was thinking it was cutting the nut above the bracket.

Thanks stocktake for putting me right

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 10:27
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By macafee2
Brake fail can be scary. I am assuming you have...

Brake fail can be scary. I am assuming you have an auto, can't you force them to change down........ rapidly?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 08:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
How old are your children and what area would...

How old are your children and what area would they be looking to buy?
Oh boy, there are a number of reasons why the state needs to provide housing, sometimes temporary and sometimes permanent....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 08:32
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
cheers Mike. When I changed mine a couple of...

cheers Mike.
When I changed mine a couple of weeks ago turning the steering as you say hard over did give better access but an angle grinder :eek:
My god the top nuts were hard to undo due to rust....
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 21:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
Could you clarify for me how old the younger...

Could you clarify for me how old the younger generation are?
I thought Boris "won" a general election.
I thought the vote for Brexit was taken before Boris was pm.


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 18:46
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By macafee2
Simon, are you sure you want to admit the...

Simon,
are you sure you want to admit the parking/reversing sensors were working before you hit the post? :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 17:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
Would that force the initial selling price up? ...

Would that force the initial selling price up?
We put our first offer in not knowing what other offers if any there had been. The estate agent came back to us asking for our best and final offer...
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 14:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
what about the church I thought they had a fair...

what about the church I thought they had a fair bit of land and property?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 12:56
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
Generally all those can be done it situ and to a...

Generally all those can be done it situ and to a point is better done in situ as the strut is held firm.

Perhaps loosening them all of each year should be on the maintenance schedule for the keep....
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By macafee2
Knowing the circumstances of how the watch came...

Knowing the circumstances of how the watch came to be on the ground, is there much bragging rights?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 11:48
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By macafee2
mmm I wonder what the legal position is. Due to...

mmm I wonder what the legal position is. Due to time who now owns the watch?
It seems very ruthless and expensive. I can understand the schoolboy keeping it but feel at some point it should have...
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 11:26
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
Firstly let me say, if I have upset or offended...

Firstly let me say, if I have upset or offended you i apologise, there was no intention, I was just talking. No one would have got this house for the asking price, too many interested parties with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 09:09
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
Mike, how do you get to the top nut to remove it...

Mike, how do you get to the top nut to remove it with a disc or grinder? Remove the while unit first?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By macafee2
Not heard anything on the news macafee2

Not heard anything on the news

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 22:20
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By macafee2
when it comes to paying over the odds, perhaps...

when it comes to paying over the odds, perhaps buyers consider the property is worth that amount because of x, y or z and also perhaps take the view that paying over the odds now wont matter in 20...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 19:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By macafee2
ouch, February £240.80 fully comp with Adrian...

ouch, February £240.80 fully comp with Adrian Flux.
I wonder how much is insurance company, area and claim history is making the difference

macafee2
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 13th October 2021, 17:16
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By macafee2
lets see what the future few years brings...

lets see what the future few years brings accident wise with post 97 drivers

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 15:42
Replies: 44
Views: 1,314
Posted By macafee2
I think they were quite good telling me to try...

I think they were quite good telling me to try this and that but it was a couple of years ago and I did not follow it up as much as I should.

Perhaps I should speak to them again but I'm kind of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 13:17
Replies: 44
Views: 1,314
Posted By macafee2
I have an SGS trolley jack and all I can say is...

I have an SGS trolley jack and all I can say is AVOID.
It does not lower the car, it drops it

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By macafee2
People don't want to pay for the damage they...

People don't want to pay for the damage they cause, they don't care about other peoples possessions and property.

I can only imagine how sick and angry you must feel.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 08:47
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By macafee2
London blaze

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/battersea-fire-tower-block-b960171.html

I bet the fire service prayed last night and who ever manages to Tower block has had to take a stiff drink worrying...
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 08:41
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By macafee2
Got enough trouble managing a field let alone 100...

Got enough trouble managing a field let alone 100 acres. We are lucky, a local guy has some sheep and they keep the grass down, he has also topped the field a couple of times to get the Doc leaves...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th October 2021, 08:31
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By macafee2
I'm close to Lincoln, if you want to pop over you...

I'm close to Lincoln, if you want to pop over you can have from from a donor car. Yours for nowt but if you could make a donation to Cancer Research it would be appreciated

pm me as I may not...
Forum: Social Forum 12th October 2021, 14:55
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By macafee2
its raining so mowing is out, yippee :) ...

its raining so mowing is out, yippee :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2021, 14:53
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By macafee2
Make some low ramps, 2 or 3 inches high. Drive...

Make some low ramps, 2 or 3 inches high. Drive car so front wheels are on ramps.
Place decent size wood under front of car so trolley jack will just fit under sub frame and jack away. Hopefully you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 21:17
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
I dont recall these being a problem but it was 3...

I dont recall these being a problem but it was 3 or 4 years ago

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161920119047
The MOT is due in a month or two, lets see if they are still good

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 21:10
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By macafee2
If it is light intensity and LED could some of...

If it is light intensity and LED could some of the LED's have failed?
I think there has been a thread on repairing them but I could be way off the mark.
May be just easier if any of the LED's have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 21:06
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By macafee2
I think Arctic has done a How To on fixing Tourer...

I think Arctic has done a How To on fixing Tourer tail light clusters.
Try a search in the Howe To section

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 16:52
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By macafee2
Where does the day go

I bet many here work all day and are surprised when they look at the clock and see how late it is.
Jobs I'd planned for the day are not all done.

where does the day go?

tomorrow, get 2 new...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 16:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By macafee2
I would be disappointed if anyone would think I'd...

I would be disappointed if anyone would think I'd look down on them, I bleed red just like everyone else.:D The difference is selling a small to medium sized property in the New Forest and buying in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 15:48
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
no :) As said the top not of the drop link...

no :)

As said the top not of the drop link can be a cow to remove.
I have fitted DMGRS drop links and have an issue with them. The "nut" that is closes to the rubber boot is quite thin. This...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 12:55
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001949 I...

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001949

I would expect item 8 or 10 but if you go to a decent garage they may be able to fit a 3rd party system and just replace some of it, sorry I dont know if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 12:51
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
The part you need will depend on what part is...

The part you need will depend on what part is leaking :)
With the engine running try to get under the car and you should be able to hear and then see where the leak is.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 12:45
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
First two I think are drop links, the third and...

First two I think are drop links, the third and I would consider doing both sides is the front lower arm.
I'll add links asap to what I think is required

this is for guidance, i did not check...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 11:39
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
At say 2 minutes, what would I expect to see...

At say 2 minutes, what would I expect to see voltage wise?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 09:43
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By macafee2
Have I a duff battery

I took the battery off the car and put it on charge for a few days in the garage.
As soon as I took it off charge I measured the voltage and it was 12.8v, another battery that had been off charge...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 08:30
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By macafee2
Fury is very brave to speak about mental health...

Fury is very brave to speak about mental health and that he has suffered from it.
Not the sort of think you would expect from someone like him, all respect to him for talking about it.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 20:36
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By macafee2
If electric prices carry on going up I'll have to...

If electric prices carry on going up I'll have to turn our field into a solar farm and sell electric to the rest of the village :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 20:34
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By macafee2
Tyson was an animal, loved to watch him. Well...

Tyson was an animal, loved to watch him.
Well done Fury
macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 10th October 2021, 12:56
Replies: 54
Views: 2,119
Posted By macafee2
last week filled one car up but was only allowed...

last week filled one car up but was only allowed £35, later in the week when that car was off the road I used my other car and there was no limit on the amount of fuel and no queue, put in about £50...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 08:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By macafee2
A number of mods, full size spare wheel, self...

A number of mods, full size spare wheel, self dimming mirror, FBH, puddle lights, change of dash clocks so I can access the digital stuff, change of indicator stalk, aux socket but wont be seen when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 20:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
does that apply to a car towing a trailer? ...

does that apply to a car towing a trailer?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th October 2021, 08:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By macafee2
The feed in tariff, the price people get for...

The feed in tariff, the price people get for selling their electric to the major companies needs to be increased, solar panel prices need to come down as do wind turbines.
Looked last night at the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 08:19
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By macafee2
Dont agree, a number of my mods have not had...

Dont agree, a number of my mods have not had influence on the premium.
Things such as performance and making it pretty and more attractive will.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 08:17
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By macafee2
Even if you cant get the bolt, B&Q sell threaded...

Even if you cant get the bolt, B&Q sell threaded rod. Get 2 nuts and probably just soldering them in place would give the the securing nut at the "bottom" and a nut at the top for a socket.
...
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 22:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,060
Posted By macafee2
Electric price increase

Our electric has gone up from 16p to 21p a unit :eek:.
News was saying industry is not protected from price rises.

Fuel prices up but what of wages, pensions (private and government) and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2021, 13:16
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By macafee2
oh so true, I joined a BMW forum but got the...

oh so true, I joined a BMW forum but got the answer here.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 09:19
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
That is my thinking as well, change lane at some...

That is my thinking as well, change lane at some point between the two.
The timing of the lane change I feel is situation dependent and not a hard and fast rule that you need to move across at an...
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 09:14
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
Thank you, heavy reading. macafee2

Thank you, heavy reading.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 8th October 2021, 09:07
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By macafee2
cover has been posted, sorry I forgot to say ...

cover has been posted, sorry I forgot to say

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 22:29
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
[QUOTE=Number 6;2902778] Currently...

[QUOTE=Number 6;2902778]


Currently thinking abut one junction but i guess in general will be the same. The sign is on a motorway. The short white lines that for me denote the start of a slip...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 17:09
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
sorry mate it seems I dont understand what you...

sorry mate it seems I dont understand what you are saying about the slip lane.
Lane 1 veers off, at some point the lane markings between lane 1 and 2 change. At 1 mile there is a sign advising...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 14:07
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By macafee2
Arctic, as always you come to the rescue. Thank...

Arctic, as always you come to the rescue. Thank you

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 10:34
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By macafee2
converting from single horn to twin horn

As my single horn is duff and I have a pair of twin horns and harness I thought I may as well convert to twin horns.

How/where is the harness run for the drivers side horn?

I have seen this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 10:24
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
oh, just taken the bumper off and the Tourer...

oh, just taken the bumper off and the Tourer which I thought had two horns only has 1 horn. My saloon has two.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 08:53
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
i did a driver awareness course, not because i'd...

i did a driver awareness course, not because i'd been naughty but i NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- the chance to pay and do one, they too mentioned "the more markings on the approach to a...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 21:31
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
taking this part "I think women should be more...

taking this part "I think women should be more cautious of a police officer making an arrest on their own." I find that really disappointing but looking at the stats I referred to women should "fear"...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By macafee2
will try admerial again but a remapped CDT had to...

will try admerial again but a remapped CDT had to much % increase for them when I tried. The CDTI remapped was within the % increase allowence

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 17:25
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
ya ya I get that but going back to the op, at...

ya ya I get that but going back to the op, at what point does lane 1 become the slip road. Perhaps no matter how log the slip lane is and I tend to go by the slip lane being where the shorter white...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 16:58
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By macafee2
At the gearbox end of the cables is a spring...

At the gearbox end of the cables is a spring clip, these can snap so if there, take them as I have a feeling they are no longer available as a separate item.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 12:10
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
so you are saying that at 1 mile, if the sign...

so you are saying that at 1 mile, if the sign shows lane one goes off then at 1 mile, lane 1 becomes a slip road, is that right? What about the white line markings between lane 1 and 2, if they do...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 10:31
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
maximum for car is 70mph, car and caravan is...

maximum for car is 70mph, car and caravan is 60mph.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 09:35
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
When does lane 1 become a slip lane and when to change lane?

See Highway Code rule 266
You are on a motorway. You are 1 mile from a junction. The road sign shows lane one goes off, lane 2 and 3 carry on. The white lines between lane 1 and 2 do not change....
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 08:43
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By macafee2
forgive me but I dont understand "I visit my aged...

forgive me but I dont understand "I visit my aged parents normally once a week, if I get it from my wife now I can confidently restart my visits with some expectation that I won’t be accidentally...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 08:36
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By macafee2
look at the fog at 1:47...

look at the fog at 1:47 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp09DXUyCx0

how can he see where he is going? Braver man than me!

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2021, 22:26
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By macafee2
Manners and Alexa

Having told Alexa to set a reminder and it repeating the reminder back to me and advising the reminder has been set, I have the urge to say thank you.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2021, 19:25
Replies: 21
Views: 1,410
Posted By macafee2
From my experience I could only find Adrian flux...

From my experience I could only find Adrian flux to insure my remapped car.

why do you think there should be no difference in insurance costs between a standard cdt/cdti and a remapped cdt/cdti? ...
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2021, 15:56
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By macafee2
How the other half live, centre parcs, thought...

How the other half live, centre parcs, thought they were very expensive.
I do think with less rules about wearing masks some think they are not needed but the daily figures suggest they are or at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2021, 14:13
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By macafee2
https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/1984-rover-350...

https://collectingcars.com/for-sale/1984-rover-3500-twr-vitesse

https://racecarsdirect.com/Advert/Details/83093/twr-rover-sd1
This second is very similar to the C384 Scalextric car...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2021, 14:04
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By macafee2
Are the filler plugs anything like the seat...

Are the filler plugs anything like the seat runner bolts, vary in what "torx" bit is required?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th October 2021, 13:57
Replies: 39
Views: 1,336
Posted By macafee2
sorry, why do you want to get covid? Double...

sorry, why do you want to get covid? Double jabbed people have died from covid according to figures.
Does your wife want you to catch covid?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th October 2021, 11:00
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By macafee2
Battery fixing

Went to remove the battery from my donor car a pre Facelift and found what I thought was a sensible fixing. See item 4 in the following link
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001613

Neither of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 22:20
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By macafee2
with point 2, who ever checks, do they need to be...

with point 2, who ever checks, do they need to be in the sensors line of sight or not?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By macafee2
If you are asking me, then yours for postage and...

If you are asking me, then yours for postage and an ask that you donate to a cancer charity.
PM me if you want me to post in case I do not revisit this thread

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 22:14
Replies: 9
Views: 316
Posted By macafee2
WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram

I wonder is anyone has dialled 999 due to these services being down:D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 21:38
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
I think some cases are easier to prove then...

I think some cases are easier to prove then others, with the post office I am not convinced evidence that could be touched, seen or smelt was there. It was, the money is missing and they took it.
...
Forum: Items Wanted 4th October 2021, 20:50
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By macafee2
pm on its way. cover is sitting on the printer as...

pm on its way. cover is sitting on the printer as I type


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 4th October 2021, 17:23
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
consider what you have said and apply it to the...

consider what you have said and apply it to the post office post masters that were charged with I think, fraud, found guilty and yet years later proven to be innocent. Do you still think your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 21:35
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By macafee2
Try a post in the wanted section. I could do one...

Try a post in the wanted section. I could do one by post.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd October 2021, 18:20
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By macafee2
what colour front wing do you need, mickyboy a...

what colour front wing do you need, mickyboy a trader here may be able to help or try a wanted post in the wanted section

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2021, 08:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
:) not really :) macafee2

:) not really :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2021, 08:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
but should women be more scared of the police...

but should women be more scared of the police following the Sarah Everard incident?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2021, 08:43
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By macafee2
make sure there is no water getting into the...

make sure there is no water getting into the cabin

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2021, 08:42
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By macafee2
mine is still in the car macafee2

mine is still in the car

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By macafee2
Murder of Sarah Everard

Talking with a women this afternoon, she said she would be more wary of a single male police officer following the abduction rape and murder of Sarah Everard.

I was shocked by this. I can see many...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 18:41
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Been into the garage and have found a pair of...

Been into the garage and have found a pair of horns from a Rover 75. Just have to check they work.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 18:39
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Fiamm, I remember them from years ago ...

Fiamm, I remember them from years ago

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2021, 15:03
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By macafee2
It is bulb failure and bald tyres I cant...

It is bulb failure and bald tyres I cant understand cars failing on. These are such simple checks. Torn gaiters on universal joints or torn dust covers on drop links are something different...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 10:11
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Thank you Arctic. Glad you gave me a link as I...

Thank you Arctic. Glad you gave me a link as I did not know what a snail type horn was.


macafee2
Forum: Humour Corner 30th September 2021, 21:23
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By macafee2
that is brilliant even having heard it a dozen...

that is brilliant even having heard it a dozen times
macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 30th September 2021, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By macafee2
pm me in the morning and I will check the spare...

pm me in the morning and I will check the spare car.
If any good, yours for postage but please make a donation the the NSPCC, hows that for a plan?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 0
Views: 265
Posted By macafee2
Thank you victorgte.

Thank you victorgte for your very generous donation to the Samaritans.

Appreciated

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By macafee2
Twin horns

One of my horns has packed up and the other, well, its useless.
I am sure I have a pair of horns in a box somewhere but if not could anyone tell be what I should be looking for when buying twin...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 17:20
Replies: 24
Views: 3,160
Posted By macafee2
I have cut some blocks of wood to fit into the U...

I have cut some blocks of wood to fit into the U of the axle stands. Like you I'd not have the body or chassis in contact with the tops of the U.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 12:14
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By macafee2
instrcutions with axle stands is you should not...

instrcutions with axle stands is you should not use 4 to support a car.
Only use 2.
I have either both front or both rear on ramps and the other end is supported by axle stands. Big blocks of wood...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2021, 08:25
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By macafee2
The middle of the front beam of front subframe...

The middle of the front beam of front subframe and under the back of the car, under the rear towing eye

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2021, 08:22
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By macafee2
pm mickyboy a trader here, he may be able to help...

pm mickyboy a trader here, he may be able to help with a replacement. Sorry to hear of the theft and damage

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 17:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
Couple of months ago there was a speed detector...

Couple of months ago there was a speed detector van set up to catch speeders. The local facebook group had warnings from locals about it. Not sure why, was it to get people to slow down or to warn...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 16:50
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By macafee2
insurance, insurance, insurance. macafee2

insurance, insurance, insurance.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 09:30
Replies: 54
Views: 2,119
Posted By macafee2
Is that because their own moved back from the UK...

Is that because their own moved back from the UK leaving lots of jobs vacant?
If we fill our HGV/Tanker driver shortages with our own then will we have shortages and a lower unemployment rate and so...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 08:18
Replies: 54
Views: 2,119
Posted By macafee2
yes we will. We the public must stop panic buying...

yes we will. We the public must stop panic buying as we the public cause additional shortages on top of existing shortages. The figures show that covid is still infecting people and so we must not...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 08:08
Replies: 54
Views: 2,119
Posted By macafee2
still waiting :) macafee2

still waiting :)

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 19:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By macafee2
You wont get done by the old ladies as they are...

You wont get done by the old ladies as they are not police/official but what speeders may get is a warning letter, nothing more.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 16:26
Replies: 18
Views: 644
Posted By macafee2
That is a real interesting point and while I...

That is a real interesting point and while I agree, I ask you to explain.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 27th September 2021, 21:49
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
Bulb holder cluster is in the post macafee2

Bulb holder cluster is in the post

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By macafee2
Try this web site for the part numbers. You may...

Try this web site for the part numbers. You may have to click a button on the web page to translate into English

https://allbrit.de/Xselect.cfm?SPRACHE=DE

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 19:42
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By macafee2
You can also have the car roll back as the auto...

You can also have the car roll back as the auto release kicks in and there is not enough power to drive up a hill. BMW X3 or X5 is guilty of this

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 17:05
Replies: 41
Views: 2,182
Posted By macafee2
Mike, by the time the last vehicle fills up the...

Mike, by the time the last vehicle fills up the first vehicle to have to filled up will probably need to fill up again. As there was a shortage every day after the first vehicle filled up, they will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 16:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,182
Posted By macafee2
I say this tongue in cheek, we don't want them...

I say this tongue in cheek, we don't want them over here talking our jobs.

Before anyone lays into me, just take a peek at this post...
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 16:14
Replies: 54
Views: 2,119
Posted By macafee2
On the local news last week they ran a story that...

On the local news last week they ran a story that a local company were short of LGV drivers. I rang the company a number of times and left 2 voice mail messages, still waiting for a call back. Just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 15:18
Replies: 41
Views: 2,182
Posted By macafee2
what did the media say? Do many people refer to...

what did the media say?
Do many people refer to tanker drivers as anything other then HGV or arctic drivers?
If the media said there was a shortage of drivers and a few stations closed, if that is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 08:06
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By macafee2
In time gone past I would have put them on the...

In time gone past I would have put them on the front, the traction wheels on a front wheel drive car but this seems to be wrong and as Arctic says, new tyres to the rear.

There is a YouTube clip...
Forum: Was it you? 26th September 2021, 22:40
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By macafee2
Silver Saloon Torskey Lock

Sunday 26th September

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 26th September 2021, 09:35
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
thank you, got your pm and responded but will...

thank you, got your pm and responded but will follow it up later

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 25th September 2021, 21:29
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
Hi, I did not get the pm? macafee2

Hi, I did not get the pm?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 21:06
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By macafee2
web page shows free shipping to uk macafee2

web page shows free shipping to uk

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 25th September 2021, 15:52
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
Bulb holder is good and sitting on the desk ...

Bulb holder is good and sitting on the desk

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 25th September 2021, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
I will do you one for postage and if you would be...

I will do you one for postage and if you would be kind enough to donate to the Samaritans I would appreciate it but this is not a condition.

I will go check its condition and post on this thread...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 12:59
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By macafee2
Do fuel deliver drivers need additional training?...

Do fuel deliver drivers need additional training?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 08:50
Replies: 59
Views: 3,063
Posted By macafee2
Was out on Thursday and passed a petrol station...

Was out on Thursday and passed a petrol station with no queue thinking I'll fill up Friday as I would be passing the petrol station again.
Thursday the announcement of fuel shortage. Did not get to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 08:07
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By macafee2
Perhaps I am old fashioned but I dont consider a...

Perhaps I am old fashioned but I dont consider a 1 litre engine a long distance car, more of a town car particularly with 4 people in them. Yes they will do long distances and keep up with traffic...
Forum: Was it you? 23rd September 2021, 16:34
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By macafee2
Red MG FY54 HVF

Lidil or Aldi in Lincoln this morning, 23rd September

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2021, 11:36
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By macafee2
Could you not get one made using yours as a...

Could you not get one made using yours as a template and also using the two ends?

I am sure there will be someone closer but if you are really stuck try Hypose in Southampton. Could also try a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2021, 12:15
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By macafee2
poor connection between wiring harness and pump? ...

poor connection between wiring harness and pump?
Get a multi meter or a bulb with wire and connect to wiring harness where it fits onto pump, see if you have 12v there when you activate the control...
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 19:38
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By macafee2
I think the answer is yes, a lot of youngsters...

I think the answer is yes, a lot of youngsters will still buy a petrol or diesel. What will become of the classic cars if people start passing their tests in electric cars? Remember, petrol and...
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 17:29
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By macafee2
Oh fun - not

My electric bills for the last two months have been about £200 a month yet we have solar power and an air to water heat source pump for hot water which should only be on for 90 minutes.
In an...
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 14:25
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By macafee2
we are almost all electric, there is a log burner...

we are almost all electric, there is a log burner but I dont think that will be much use for the Sunday roast :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 14:23
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By macafee2
well, on you tube option B was said to me to be...

well, on you tube option B was said to me to be the right place to be, how on earth the people decided that is beyond me but at least you have gone for a defensive action as I would have done if I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 14:21
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By macafee2
Our heated windscreens are not for general sale...

Our heated windscreens are not for general sale and never were, they only came to be due to the trader here putting in all the effort of getting them made.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st September 2021, 08:45
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By macafee2
A what would you do question

I know these types of questions can be difficult to answer but go with the flow and that my opinion is accurate.


It is raining and there is lots of spray. 2 vans are in lane two, the second van...
Forum: Social Forum 20th September 2021, 15:30
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By macafee2
Carol Kirkwood laying face down, now there's a...

Carol Kirkwood laying face down, now there's a thought :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 08:31
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By macafee2
mine came out without deforming. I wondered...

mine came out without deforming.
I wondered about the need to change it but followed the Haynes manual as I was worried about not changing it


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 17:13
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By macafee2
they are the townies coming out to play :) ...

they are the townies coming out to play :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 11:06
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By macafee2
Rimmers did have them, I'm not sure about them...

Rimmers did have them, I'm not sure about them needing replacement.
When I fitted a new one I found it had spread quite a bit due to needing to be opened to get it on the shaft. I was concerned but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 20:42
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By macafee2
have some posts been removed as MSS's post...

have some posts been removed as MSS's post contains other posts that I cant see

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2021, 18:01
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By macafee2
50 years, my god that is some achievement,...

50 years, my god that is some achievement, congratulations to you both

macafee2
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