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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 22:35
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By RoryRover
Question Clutch replacement in Notts/Derby area

Could anyone recommend someone to replace a clutch for me in the Notts/Derby’s area on my Rover 75 tourer CDTI 2004.

I have brought the parts but then changed my mind about doing it myself!
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2013, 12:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Jules AX04PZM ROVER 75 2.0 CDTI...

Hi Jules

AX04PZM
ROVER 75 2.0 CDTI CONNOISSEUR SE , 5 Doors, Estate , SEAFROST BLUE , Diesel , Manual Transmission , 12,927 Miles, VAT Qualifying , Log Book Present 26-09-2005 Brighouse 406...
Forum: Was it you? 21st August 2012, 20:44
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By RoryRover
Red 75 Estate in Sutton in Ashfield

Hi

I was passed this morning (around 7:30ish) by someone in a very good looking red 75 estate while approaching the trafic lights on the A38.

You flashed your lights, but I was so busy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2012, 20:23
Replies: 561
Views: 100,445
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Arctic Thanks for confirming the old...

Hi Arctic

Thanks for confirming the old compensator arrived back with you safely.

This is a great mod and I am sure we all appreciate the effort you put into making the replacements for us.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2012, 20:44
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks Simon It looks like Westfield...

Thanks Simon

It looks like Westfield fasteners can help - they do an SS low head cap screw that looks ideal, I just need to check with them they have a 1.5 pitch version.

I have had a quick...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2012, 12:18
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By RoryRover
I am still struggling to find suitable bolts. The...

I am still struggling to find suitable bolts. The ones fitted have a very low profile "cap" head which is needed to clear the seat runner as it slides over the top.

Ordinary bolt heads- including...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2012, 16:07
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for the feedback. I don't think I need...

Thanks for the feedback. I don't think I need height adjustable seats, just a permanent lift to make it a little easier for my wife to get in and out.

Looking at the fixing bolts this afternoon I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2012, 21:41
Replies: 19
Views: 2,242
Posted By RoryRover
Raising height of passenger seat

I would like to increace the height of the passesnger seat in my 75 connie SE. The seats are electric - but only the drivers seat has height adjustment.

I plan to make up some 25mm spacers to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2012, 21:30
Replies: 561
Views: 100,445
Posted By RoryRover
Fitted the new compensator this evening - proved...

Fitted the new compensator this evening - proved even more straightforward than I expected thanks to Arctic's very clear HowTo. Old one had stretched about 8mm.

The improvement in handbrake...
Forum: Technology Forum 8th August 2012, 19:36
Replies: 46
Views: 2,867
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Dave Made the same move myself -...

Hi Dave

Made the same move myself - including to the Galaxy Note which is brilliant, but you do look a bit daft when making a call !

I use co-pilot live, its not free but its not stupidly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2012, 17:08
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for all the advice - and you were spot on....

Thanks for all the advice - and you were spot on. The leak turned out to be from a cut in the length of pipe that has the air bleed screw in it exactly where the larger piece of sponge is in Colverts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2012, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By RoryRover
Hi No, my car does not have an FBH - but of...

Hi

No, my car does not have an FBH - but of course the pipework is there to fit one so it might be that.

Thanks for the reply
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2012, 21:55
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By RoryRover
Coolant loss

Just been out to the garage and noticed a puddle of water under Rory. I thought it could be from the air con - but when I looked under the bonet the header tank was empty and there were puddles of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2012, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By RoryRover
Hi I have the same problem with mine. ...

Hi

I have the same problem with mine. When I brought the car the Air con did not work. The dealer fixed it under warranty (inc a new compressor and matrix) and it now works perfectly - but the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2012, 19:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By RoryRover
Came in at 93rd - 5 down on last year

Came in at 93rd - 5 down on last year
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2012, 19:23
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By RoryRover
Sadly the 75 does not appear to have made the top...

Sadly the 75 does not appear to have made the top 100 this time.

1) Skoda Yeti
2) Skoda Superb
3) Merc E series
4) Skoda Octavia

Bit of a trend there I think !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2012, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By RoryRover
Like this one ( photo edited from post by Arctic)...

Like this one ( photo edited from post by Arctic)

John
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2012, 19:42
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By RoryRover
Oil Filter - would you use this one

I have just done my first oil change on Rory and brought the oil and filter from Euro Car Parts taking advantage of the forum discount.

When I came to unpack the oil filter I found that instead...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th March 2012, 13:19
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By RoryRover
Now sorted - thanks for the help.

Now sorted - thanks for the help.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th March 2012, 19:00
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By RoryRover
Windscreen washer tube

Can anyone tell me where I can obtain about a meter length of the black reinforced windscreen washer tube used on the 75. I have made a temporary repair using the clear plastic stuff but it is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2012, 23:47
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By RoryRover
Well I put the battery on charge for an hour and...

Well I put the battery on charge for an hour and then plucked up the courage to try starting again.

And Rory started on the button and ran as sweetly as normal. So I have not wrecked Rory with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2012, 23:00
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By RoryRover
What have I done

Just had an enjoyable weekend working on Rory.

Fitted a new fan resistor - after which the fan ran on low speed again just as it should. Changed the vitron "O" rings and fitted an EGR bypass.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2012, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By RoryRover
I am presuming since it works for the front...

I am presuming since it works for the front washers the pump itself is ok ?

Do you have any idea if it is the right or the left outlet that goes to the rear ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2012, 22:05
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By RoryRover
Rear screen washer on tourer

Can anyone enlighten me on the operation of the rear screen washer on the facelift tourer (2004)

Mine is not working - so I have started to look for the problem at the washer bottle end. I was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2012, 20:17
Replies: 41
Views: 4,144
Posted By RoryRover
I spent some time at the weekend fitting the new...

I spent some time at the weekend fitting the new red powerflex bush to Rory which I obtained from Brown and Gammons (via EBay) for £21.95 delivered.

I was a bit worried about doing the job - but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2012, 23:25
Replies: 30
Views: 3,759
Posted By RoryRover
Rear tyre wear

While checking over Rory at the weekend I noticed both rear tyres were wearing heavily on the outside shoulder. I have not seen this before on rear tyres - but as the tyre presures are OK I presume...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th February 2012, 23:02
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By RoryRover
Lower engine mount - diesel

Now that powerflex make a replacement for the large bush on diesels, I was wondering how easy it is to get out the old bush and fit a new one.

Is this a big hammer job I could do at home, or is a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2012, 12:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By RoryRover
Thaks for the feedback ! This noise is...

Thaks for the feedback !

This noise is definately new and quite loud once the ignition is turned on -and as I do not have an FBH it unfortunately can't be that.

Just this morning I have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd January 2012, 19:42
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By RoryRover
Which fuel pump - or both

Just noticed today a noise inside the car (2004 CDTI )which starts when the ignition is turned on - and a little checking under the bonnet shows the noise seems to be coming from the underbonnet fuel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2011, 20:34
Replies: 389
Views: 37,204
Posted By RoryRover
Can you add me to the list as well please.

Can you add me to the list as well please.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2011, 20:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,890
Posted By RoryRover
Hi John We live in a world where bad things...

Hi John

We live in a world where bad things happen to good people. I know a lot of people on this forum care deeply for you and I promise you - things will get better.
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2011, 21:48
Replies: 111
Views: 3,883
Posted By RoryRover
Three years ago we had a new Chief Exec at our...

Three years ago we had a new Chief Exec at our Local Authority - and the first thing he did was bring in consultants to advise him on a new management structure. I thought at the time someone paid...
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2011, 12:44
Replies: 111
Views: 3,883
Posted By RoryRover
Its 12:40 and the only reason I am able to post...

Its 12:40 and the only reason I am able to post this is because for the first time in my life I am on strike.

I finally decided to strike to try and get people to recognise how important the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2011, 12:15
Replies: 35
Views: 3,001
Posted By RoryRover
I am really gutted for you both, and after my...

I am really gutted for you both, and after my first visit (for the front strut bearings) I would have been really happy to just hand Rory over to you everytime some work was needed.

I hope the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2011, 13:05
Replies: 12
Views: 3,039
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Xpart02 I think your interpretation is...

Hi Xpart02

I think your interpretation is correct - but have to ask what XPart actually gains by preventing us having access to this CD ?

The CD is a very valuable resource for anyone trying...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2011, 13:18
Replies: 42
Views: 2,427
Posted By RoryRover
Can you add me +1 to the list please Stu

Can you add me +1 to the list please Stu
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th November 2011, 13:14
Replies: 201
Views: 14,611
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Andy Depends on the date (not that I...

Hi Andy

Depends on the date (not that I have much else going on in January !) but can you put me and the missus down to come please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2011, 20:51
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By RoryRover
Productive T4 session

Just returned from a very enjoyable afternoon spent with Big Russ sorting out a few issues with my car.

First he identified the airbag fault which turned out to be a connector under the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2011, 22:31
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By RoryRover
Is that the original interior trim ??

Is that the original interior trim ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2011, 16:22
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Folks Just to let you know the car will...

Hi Folks

Just to let you know the car will shortly be going to see BigRuss so I will let you know what the outcome is.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2011, 22:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By RoryRover
T4 and Identifying airbag fault

I have the dreaded airbag light on and have tried the recommended first steps ( checking underseat wires and re-setting the ECU) but without sucess.

Rather than casting around in the dark, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2011, 19:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,912
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for the advice - I will have a try at...

Thanks for the advice - I will have a try at sorting out the connections this weekend and see if I can fix the problem properly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2011, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 2,912
Posted By RoryRover
Under seat airbag wiring

I am having the dreaded air bag light remaining on - and after reading the many threads on the subject I think the wiring connections under the seat may well be the problem.

Could anyone identify...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2011, 22:22
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By RoryRover
Would you buy this car

I have been looking for a mk 1 diesel tourer in dark blue with a sandstone leather interior - and there do not seem that many good ones around.

I saw this one on AutoTrader a while ago and was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2011, 21:20
Replies: 33
Views: 2,757
Posted By RoryRover
Is there any way of obtaining a legal copy of...

Is there any way of obtaining a legal copy of this disk - perhaps from XPart ?

It seems a shame that we cannot access such a major source of information for our cars. I wonder if XPart might...
Forum: Events and Meets 17th September 2011, 10:27
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Well thats sorted. Philip at the Bucks Inn was...

Well thats sorted. Philip at the Bucks Inn was only too happy for me to park the trailer in his car park for the day (thanks Freddie) - and with a generous offer from Harrygsi as well it seems I am...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2011, 22:17
Replies: 144
Views: 4,016
Posted By RoryRover
A V8 Tourer ?

A V8 Tourer ?
Forum: Events and Meets 16th September 2011, 21:55
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Peter PM Sent - and thanks for the offer...

Hi Peter

PM Sent - and thanks for the offer :}
Forum: Events and Meets 16th September 2011, 12:27
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for the reply Paul - that is disapointing...

Thanks for the reply Paul - that is disapointing news - but I do fully understand your position and its much better to find out before I get there :)

Unfortunately this means I probably will not...
Forum: Events and Meets 15th September 2011, 20:21
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Oh I don't know - I seem to have lots of friends...

Oh I don't know - I seem to have lots of friends in the emergency services :D:D
Forum: Events and Meets 15th September 2011, 09:36
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Hi All I am going to combine this event...

Hi All

I am going to combine this event with a track day at Snetterton on the Monday - so I am planning to bring the Golf GTi race car with me on the trailer and then stay overnight at...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th September 2011, 10:58
Replies: 148
Views: 12,739
Posted By RoryRover
Whens the next one then ???

Whens the next one then ???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2011, 12:54
Replies: 71
Views: 4,156
Posted By RoryRover
I had a lupo as well - the 1.7td which I really...

I had a lupo as well - the 1.7td which I really liked all the way up to the day the brakes failed.

I was coming up to two lanes of trafic stationary at the lights - pressed the brake pedal - and...
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2011, 08:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,382
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Pab PM Sent

Hi Pab

PM Sent
Forum: Items Wanted 11th August 2011, 14:02
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By RoryRover
Plastic pannel

Hello all

Could anyone fix me up with the small plastic pannel that closes off the gap in the bumper between the undertray and the wheel arch. I need the passenger side - I have the one for the...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th August 2011, 21:22
Replies: 0
Views: 648
Posted By RoryRover
Dog guard for rover 75 tourer

Hi

Could anyone fix me up with a genuine rover dog guard for the 75 tourer ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2011, 20:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,672
Posted By RoryRover
I used to have a teal blue MGB and it was nothing...

I used to have a teal blue MGB and it was nothing like seafrost blue. Much darker and non metalic it was common in the 70's

I dont have any photos of my car to hand - but this is one I saw in an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2011, 13:18
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Chris Just an afterthought. To see if...

Hi Chris

Just an afterthought. To see if you have the loom just drop down the trim under the glovebox (which gives access to the fuses), reach up on the right side of the glovebox and see if you...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th July 2011, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 1,100
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Kevin Give Shabbs first option - but if...

Hi Kevin

Give Shabbs first option - but if he does not want it, I would like it please.
Forum: Social Forum 29th July 2011, 12:54
Replies: 8
Views: 2,609
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Phil Get yourself a copy of Build It...

Hi Phil

Get yourself a copy of Build It magazine from WH Smiths. You will find a range of contacts, plus they run self build shows around the country which I would also highly reccommend.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2011, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 812
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Chris Cruise control ECU Switches for...

Hi Chris

Cruise control ECU
Switches for the steering wheel
On/of switch for the centre panel (above the ash tray)
Replacement front for the switch pannel (with an extra hole in it for the new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2011, 21:35
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By RoryRover
OK - so now you know why I did not even try to...

OK - so now you know why I did not even try to describe exactly where the switch is located - its pretty much impossible to describe !!

The good news is that you probably will not need to do it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2011, 16:31
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Shabbs Almost certainly the problem is...

Hi Shabbs

Almost certainly the problem is the clutch switch.

At the top or the clutch pedal is a switch which disconects the cruise control when the pedal is pressed.

Unfortunately this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2011, 13:21
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By RoryRover
A+L Automotive

Just had my first trip to Andy and John to have the strut bearings replaced.

I thoroughly enjoyed the experience - and I can't remember the last time I could honestly say that about taking a car...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th July 2011, 19:48
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Mile Could you PM me with a price ?

Hi Mile

Could you PM me with a price ?
Forum: Items Wanted 18th July 2011, 21:30
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By RoryRover
Dials from a diesel rover 75

I have brought a new set of instruments with the computer to upgrade the set fitted to my car - which does not have the computer.

They are brand new from Rimmers - but the downside is that the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2011, 19:35
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By RoryRover
Gold plated bumper

Well it should be at this price - probably charging extra for the dent :D
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2011, 11:44
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By RoryRover
I have an Admiral multi car policy as well, with...

I have an Admiral multi car policy as well, with 4 cars (including Rory) covered. It has worked out very well for me, particularly as two of the cars are insured with my children as the main driver....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2011, 19:46
Replies: 50
Views: 6,575
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Tim My wheel cap arrived from SMC today....

Hi Tim

My wheel cap arrived from SMC today. What did you use to cut the badge out neatly ?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 10th July 2011, 22:26
Replies: 73
Views: 7,383
Posted By RoryRover
This was my first time at a Rover rally and it...

This was my first time at a Rover rally and it was brilliant !

Great weather, superb venue, lots of great cars to look at,the airfields own Lancaster running up the engines and then the BBMF...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2011, 22:34
Replies: 50
Views: 6,575
Posted By RoryRover
Alloy wheel centre ??

Alloy wheel centre ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2011, 19:55
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Chris Not sure why you want to avoid...

Hi Chris

Not sure why you want to avoid using stubbies dye.

I have just done my wheel and it was a complete doddle to do - stubbie even supplies small foam pieces to apply the dye which work...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2011, 13:20
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By RoryRover
Walnut gear knob

I have just brought a rather nice walnut gear knob from an early 75 for my 2004 Connie Cdti tourer (which I have retrofitted with a walnut dash and wheel)

The gear knob is the same shape, but...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 6th July 2011, 14:00
Replies: 73
Views: 7,383
Posted By RoryRover
Just thinking about going along on Sunday. I...

Just thinking about going along on Sunday. I have not booked - so could I just turn up on the day and pay at the gate ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2011, 22:41
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By RoryRover
On the other hand I could just change the clock...

On the other hand I could just change the clock for one with amber illumination. That way everything will match and I have nothing against amber anyway.

Thanks for the information - the how to is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2011, 18:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks J1MBO I would appreciate the link...

Thanks J1MBO

I would appreciate the link please - be interesting to see what I am letting myself in for !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2011, 14:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By RoryRover
Hi Marinabrian I must have been posting my...

Hi Marinabrian

I must have been posting my info about rimmers at the same time you posted your reply - so they crossed in the ether somewhere.

Thanks for the guidance - at £40 it has got to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2011, 14:25
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By RoryRover
Just noticed rimmers have some new instrument...

Just noticed rimmers have some new instrument packs with trip computer (is this the same thing) for around £40 - the catch being they have KPH speedos.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2011, 14:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By RoryRover
Retro fit message centre

Flushed with sucess after retrofitting a cruise control to my 2004 connie CDTi SE tourer - I am now looking with some envy at thise cars fitted with the message centre and trip computer.

Can this...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2011, 11:00
Replies: 38
Views: 15,398
Posted By RoryRover
And another

And another
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2011, 11:16
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for that - it looks like the right badge...

Thanks for that - it looks like the right badge to me - but it is a bit tatty round the edges.

Anyone got a better one ?

I want to use it to see if I can get a new badge made using the photo,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2011, 22:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By RoryRover
Photo of badge

Could anyone supply me with a better photo of this badge ? This one is pretty good - but the flash has caused some flare at points.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2011, 19:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By RoryRover
Result ! With the help of info from the...

Result !

With the help of info from the forum I finally spotted the white switch - and sure enough it was right back in its mounting (which was probably why it was so difficult to spot !)

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2011, 12:16
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks Denis I did buy one of the disks -...

Thanks Denis

I did buy one of the disks - but it stuffs up my PC every time I try to use it as it only works if I set the date to 2003. I did not think that was a issue until I realised it caused...
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2011, 19:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,073
Posted By RoryRover
The requirement for all surface water to be taken...

The requirement for all surface water to be taken into soakaways was introduced when the new part H of the Building Regulations was introduced in 2002 and applies thoughout England and Wales. Any new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2011, 19:08
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By RoryRover
anyone got a cruise control wiring diagram ?

Hi

I have been trying to find a wiring diagram which covers the cruise system of my 2004 CDti - but it does not seem to appear in the Haynes manual I have.

Does anyone know where I could get...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th June 2011, 15:54
Replies: 1
Views: 645
Posted By RoryRover
Checkout the post from Disco Mikey in the spares...

Checkout the post from Disco Mikey in the spares for sale section. The car he is breaking has cruise, and I do not think anyone has ordered the parts yet.

Make sure you already have the harness...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2011, 13:31
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By RoryRover
I have been trying to find a wiring diagram which...

I have been trying to find a wiring diagram which covers the cruise system of my 2004 CDti - but it does not seem to appear in the Haynes manual I have.

Does anyone know where I could get one ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2011, 08:52
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks Chris I will have another look over...

Thanks Chris

I will have another look over the weekend armed with that info.

I don't suppose you know if the electrical connector I mentioned is supposed to be connected to the clutch switch...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2011, 21:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By RoryRover
Can't get cruise control to work - any ideas ??

I have spent the afternoon reto-fitting cruise control to my conny CDTi tourer. Initially all went well - the wiring loom was there so both the switch and ECU just plugged in, and the only difficult...
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd June 2011, 09:20
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By RoryRover
Air con drive belt tensioner

A little while ago I had problems with the air con - which did not work at all but also had an irritating whine which rose and fell with engine revs and disapeared the instant the "econ" button was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2011, 12:39
Replies: 50
Views: 6,575
Posted By RoryRover
I would really like a viking badge for my tourer...

I would really like a viking badge for my tourer as well - but so far no luck.

I seem to remember a forum member recently had some badges made (Trebor ??) As they really do seem to be...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 21st June 2011, 12:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By RoryRover
OK I think this must now be official. Someone...

OK I think this must now be official. Someone must be stockpiling these undertays to create a shortage in the market.

I have now been to 3 scrapyards, and seen 8 diesels in various stages of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2011, 12:19
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By RoryRover
Air bag safety

I am about to finally fit the real walnut facia I brought some time ago - and this involves removing and re-fitting the cover from the passenger air bag.

I have looked at the advice in the howto...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 20th June 2011, 19:44
Replies: 18
Views: 2,335
Posted By RoryRover
Dont suppose anyone has yet another one I could...

Dont suppose anyone has yet another one I could have do they ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2011, 18:49
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks for the feedback - it was probably a daft...

Thanks for the feedback - it was probably a daft question, but I want a walnut gear knob for my connie (which seem to be considerably rarer than hens teeth) and a I saw this on e-bay and just...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th June 2011, 12:25
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By RoryRover
Walnut wheel

Thought I would ask here before chancing my arm on the bay.

Does anyone have a walnut steering wheel in good condition for sale at the moment ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2011, 22:43
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By RoryRover
Knobs (the gear kind)

Is it possible to fit the gear knob from an Automatic 75 into the Manual version.

Is it a straight swap or are the fittings on the gearlever completely different ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2011, 13:28
Replies: 31
Views: 3,150
Posted By RoryRover
I have a 2004 Connie SE CDTi Tourer - will it...

I have a 2004 Connie SE CDTi Tourer - will it have an underbonet pump or just the in tank unit ?
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 30th May 2011, 17:58
Replies: 97
Views: 10,125
Posted By RoryRover
Take a look here ...

Take a look here

http://www.golfgti-racing.co.uk/
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 29th May 2011, 12:18
Replies: 97
Views: 10,125
Posted By RoryRover
Unfortunately I just get to tow it - the racing...

Unfortunately I just get to tow it - the racing seat inside is so narrow my bum would never fit - and if it did i would certainly never get out !!!

The Golf belongs to my daughters partner who...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th May 2011, 22:33
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By RoryRover
And another CDTi undertray needed

Hello all

Add me to the list of those who need a replacement engine undertray for my 2004 CDTi tourer. I also need the smaller plastic pannel thet fits underneath the passenger side indicator -...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 27th May 2011, 20:40
Replies: 97
Views: 10,125
Posted By RoryRover
How about this ?

How about this ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2011, 15:18
Replies: 36
Views: 3,425
Posted By RoryRover
Whats the chance of this tuning day actually...

Whats the chance of this tuning day actually happening ? Have any plans for events been made yet ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2011, 22:03
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By RoryRover
Hello all Problem now fixed - it turned out...

Hello all

Problem now fixed - it turned out to be a poor connection in the main plug on the passenger side that connects the electrics in the front bumper.

Disconnected and reconnected it a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2011, 21:48
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By RoryRover
Wierd electrical fault - where do I start ?

Hello all - sorry about the long post - but this is just wierd !

I have had my 75 tourer for a month and it came fitted with a towbar and 13 pin socket. On Monday I had to pick up a car trailer (...
Forum: Items Wanted 8th May 2011, 21:46
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By RoryRover
Thanks everyone Now brought an absolutely...

Thanks everyone

Now brought an absolutely great wheel from Poppy - so I am sorted.
Forum: Items Wanted 7th May 2011, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By RoryRover
Wanted 16in forked spoke alloy wheel

Hello all

Has anyone got a 16in forked spoke alloy wheel for sale at a reasonable price - with or without tyre.

I need one for use as a spare. There is one for sale on the bay at the moment...
Forum: Items Wanted 5th May 2011, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By RoryRover
Hello all Now got hold of a set of these...

Hello all

Now got hold of a set of these switches from Rotrex and just need to light oak switch pannel.

Thanks for all the help offered - it is much appreciated.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2011, 10:19
Replies: 26
Views: 2,521
Posted By RoryRover
Take a look here - just a straight replacement...

Take a look here - just a straight replacement without the modifications needed with the mondeo part. Probably worth the extra cost.
...
Forum: Items Wanted 5th May 2011, 09:39
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By RoryRover
Light Oak switch panel

Hello All

Just collecting together all the bits I need to do a Cruise control retro fit.

Got all the main parts now - but I still need a light oak switch panel with 3 (or more) holes.
...
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd May 2011, 20:22
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By RoryRover
Steering Wheel cruise control switches

Hello All

Does anyone know where I could obtain a steering wheel harness which includes the Radio/Cruise and horn buttons. I am collecting the bits to retrofit cruise control and will also need a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2011, 19:49
Replies: 36
Views: 3,425
Posted By RoryRover
Hi I would be interested depending on the...

Hi

I would be interested depending on the date/venue decided. I live on the Notts/Derbyshire border.

My car is a 2004 CDTi and my interest in tuning would be to get a little more...
Forum: Events and Meets 29th April 2011, 12:05
Replies: 273
Views: 21,578
Posted By RoryRover
Could I come too? Combination of cars and...

Could I come too?

Combination of cars and aircraft sounds completely irresistable !

John
Forum: Items Wanted 27th April 2011, 22:04
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By RoryRover
Battery box lid

Just realised that the battery box lid is missing on the 2004 Rover 75 Connie SE tourer I have recently brought.

Has anyone got one I can buy ?

John
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2011, 21:08
Replies: 14
Views: 6,319
Posted By RoryRover
Just picked up the car from the Air Con...

Just picked up the car from the Air Con specialist in Derby and the Air Con is now working perfectly.

Mind you, so it should do as the specialist had fitted an new compresor, a new condensor, and...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th April 2011, 19:36
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By RoryRover
I did not realise it was possible to buy purpose...

I did not realise it was possible to buy purpose made towing mirrors for a 75 - if anyone else has a pair for sale canyou let me know ?

John Neal
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2011, 17:41
Replies: 14
Views: 6,319
Posted By RoryRover
I have just phoned the dealer where I brought the...

I have just phoned the dealer where I brought the car from and explained the problem I was having.

Rather to my surprise he was most apologetic and immediately said he would get it fixed for me....
Forum: V8 Forum 23rd April 2011, 10:57
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By RoryRover
What would that be in UK pounds ?? Looks...

What would that be in UK pounds ??

Looks great

John
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2011, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 6,319
Posted By RoryRover
There is good news and bad news. I checked...

There is good news and bad news.

I checked the fan before going out for a good run yesterday and it seems to be working perfectly. It does have the silver resistor though - so a trip to see Jules...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2011, 07:19
Replies: 14
Views: 6,319
Posted By RoryRover
Noisy Air Con

Hello All

Thanks for the advice you have given me - I really appreciate it.

I will be back in touch with the dealer (not very hopeful - I have just looked through the warranty guide he gave...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2011, 20:42
Replies: 14
Views: 6,319
Posted By RoryRover
Noisy Air Con

Hello all

I have just joined the ranks of Rover 75 owners having just aquired a 2004 Connie SE diesel tourer.

As you may imagine I am exploring the joys of Rover 75 ownership and would...
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