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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 11:11
Replies: 24
Views: 1,515
Posted By Gazmo65
I am in a similar situation , i have 4000 to 5000...

I am in a similar situation , i have 4000 to 5000 pounds to spend and must have an automatic . I have a Jaguar S-type 3.0 petrol that replaced a 75 nearly 7 years ago, I always regretted changing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 12:37
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Gazmo65
Seen some YouTube videos from this company...

Seen some YouTube videos from this company Williams mobile clutch fitting service , they come to you so might be worth a shout, they have a website and YouTube channel, I haven't used them myself so...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 01:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,185
Posted By Gazmo65
Nice one but I usually refer to the old Porkies...

Nice one but I usually refer to the old Porkies film and give my name as Mike Hunt, they always question it normally twice , its then up to you to give them the spelling, it can be fun if your in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th April 2021, 23:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Gazmo65
Been out to the shed today for the first time in...

Been out to the shed today for the first time in a couple of months and you should see the mess they've created in there all the foam is shredded from my step ladder handles, they've made a massive...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2021, 13:18
Replies: 19
Views: 989
Posted By Gazmo65
I used to use cooking oil in my old Xantia it...

I used to use cooking oil in my old Xantia it was great at the time cheap and the smell was awesome, you can I believe still use it up to a certain quantity but modern diesels don't like it
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2021, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Gazmo65
What about left hand drive cars, would it be...

What about left hand drive cars, would it be worth removing the seat cover and checking out the stiching or did MG Rover have the seat covers stiched differently for left hand drive vehicles,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st February 2021, 17:35
Replies: 29
Views: 2,183
Posted By Gazmo65
Had my S-Type 6 years now its 18 next month and I...

Had my S-Type 6 years now its 18 next month and I have been fairly lucky with it, before buying it I looked at both X-Type and S-Types and it looks like its a bit of a lottery regarding rust and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2020, 01:41
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Gazmo65
Thumbs up Glad you got sorted

Glad you got sorted
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2020, 20:47
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Gazmo65
Try emanualonline.com they list manuals...

Try emanualonline.com they list manuals for HRV
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2020, 00:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,026
Posted By Gazmo65
It can't be real the steering wheel is on the...

It can't be real the steering wheel is on the wrong side, must be fake news:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2020, 21:48
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By Gazmo65
Checkout another video on their site when they...

Checkout another video on their site when they purchase a high mileage skoda which has something like 400,000 miles on it, out of curiosity they remove the head
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2020, 15:12
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Gazmo65
Just checked on the Xpower forum and the chaps...

Just checked on the Xpower forum and the chaps user name was Sheddist the article was back in 2010, but its worth a look as it has some pictures and is a clever design, he was going to sell them but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2020, 14:45
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Gazmo65
A chap on another forum , I can't remember his...

A chap on another forum , I can't remember his name, but the forum was X Power actually didsome research and was going to do repair kits with metal replacements , he had a couple of mock ups and a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2020, 22:10
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Gazmo65
Thumbs up Nice one glad it helped

Nice one glad it helped
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2020, 00:23
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Gazmo65
Hi I have used Cylinderhead services at New...

Hi I have used Cylinderhead services at

New Factory Unit,
Furnace Lane,
Nether Heyford,
Northants
NN7 3LB

Tel 01327340900
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2020, 10:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,430
Posted By Gazmo65
I always thought the 16 inch Unions were the best...

I always thought the 16 inch Unions were the best compromise , they look good and comfort doesnt suffer, and easy to clean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2020, 07:10
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Gazmo65
Sorry for not getting back to you sooner , as...

Sorry for not getting back to you sooner , as KWIL says the instructions are included , and its fairly easy to do , just add the colour a little at a time, make sure the leather is clean before...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2020, 16:53
Replies: 6
Views: 744
Posted By Gazmo65
Checkout the furniture clinic, I had some dye...

Checkout the furniture clinic, I had some dye from them for my dove grey leather drivers seat in my Jag , it was a really good match
Forum: Social Forum 17th July 2020, 20:30
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Gazmo65
Think about the new all electric corsa or peugeot...

Think about the new all electric corsa or peugeot 208e as small electric cars handy for city driving
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2020, 13:27
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gazmo65
We had a similar problem previously with white...

We had a similar problem previously with white gloss paint that was Dulux, after some research it seems that providing the paint is exposed to sunlight it will stay white but if it has no exposure it...
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2020, 08:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,648
Posted By Gazmo65
We moved in to our current house ( bungalow ) 8...

We moved in to our current house ( bungalow ) 8 years ago , it was a new build so freshly decorated, I went round 2 years later and repainted all the gloss work and changed the colour of the walls....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2020, 10:17
Replies: 20
Views: 2,809
Posted By Gazmo65
It's been on ebay a couple of times

It's been on ebay a couple of times
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2020, 08:43
Replies: 30
Views: 2,329
Posted By Gazmo65
My oldest lad was bit on the leg by a false widow...

My oldest lad was bit on the leg by a false widow at work a couple of years ago, it took about 10 days to settle and was quite uncomfortable. I m of the Hoover or hammer brigade when it comes to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2020, 08:31
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Gazmo65
Might be the cam sensor, if it's a v6, I had a...

Might be the cam sensor, if it's a v6, I had a similar problem on my 2.0 v6, that caught me out once after pulling into a garage to fill up and it wouldn't restart, i had to push it away from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2020, 15:32
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By Gazmo65
Trophy Yellow ZTT

Just spotted on ebay a 53 plate Trophy Yellow ZTT for sale eBay item number:333587054966 Nothing to do with me just thought someone might be interested
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 23:58
Replies: 44
Views: 7,065
Posted By Gazmo65
Good luck with the rebuild, this car seems...

Good luck with the rebuild, this car seems familiar I think I remember it being on gumtree or preloved a while ago when I was looking for an estate I was very tempted but really need an automatic
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2020, 12:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,989
Posted By Gazmo65
Bought a diesel version as a stop gap, absolutely...

Bought a diesel version as a stop gap, absolutely brilliant car fuel economy was fantastic and it just kept going, had it for a few months until the car I was after became available, sorry to see it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2020, 15:04
Replies: 44
Views: 3,714
Posted By Gazmo65
I used to work at a car storage compound for a...

I used to work at a car storage compound for a large French car manufacturer, we unloaded railway carriages and parked cars dropped off by transporters, we were taught to park in a manner that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2019, 11:53
Replies: 25
Views: 3,652
Posted By Gazmo65
I went to a 3.0 S Type Jag from a 75 2.0 v6 Club...

I went to a 3.0 S Type Jag from a 75 2.0 v6 Club SE and found fuel costs to be similar if not slightly better in the Jag but it isn't put together as well as the 75, the ride quality of the Jag...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th January 2019, 10:21
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Gazmo65
My son's car was hit in his works car park by...

My son's car was hit in his works car park by another employee, it was a rear end job , she did a runner and returned an hour later with her husband and admitted to the accident , they said that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 17:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,454
Posted By Gazmo65
Bentleyesq from the rear and Alfa miso from the...

Bentleyesq from the rear and Alfa miso from the front:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 24th December 2018, 13:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,236
Posted By Gazmo65
Lucky man by The Verve

Lucky man by The Verve
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st December 2018, 23:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Gazmo65
Your in France and there is a windmill in the...

Your in France and there is a windmill in the picture which means your really in the Netherlands
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th December 2018, 19:11
Replies: 16
Views: 1,498
Posted By Gazmo65
Everyone should do it which means the left lane...

Everyone should do it which means the left lane will have fewer cars in it and those doing it will help ease the congestion 😆😆
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2018, 08:45
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Gazmo65
For the time being break it open and remove the...

For the time being break it open and remove the internals, it will silence it but may effect performance and economy very slightly, it wasn't really noticeable on my 2.0 v6
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2018, 10:46
Replies: 44
Views: 3,749
Posted By Gazmo65
I think most modern oils are ok, it's the...

I think most modern oils are ok, it's the frequency you change it that's important, I'm of the opinion of changing engine oil every 6 months and use a good filter, it's a habit I got into when I had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2018, 16:34
Replies: 30
Views: 3,136
Posted By Gazmo65
New bonnet release choc block, oh NAUGHTY...

New bonnet release choc block, oh NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- it I give up I hate these games :duh::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2018, 22:24
Replies: 26
Views: 2,640
Posted By Gazmo65
That's Hoovies garage he is quite entertaining...

That's Hoovies garage he is quite entertaining but can also be a bit of a plonker, not to sure about his mechanical knowledge but he has a mate called the wizard who helps out
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2018, 18:14
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Gazmo65
And there's me thinking Mr Kyle had reunited some...

And there's me thinking Mr Kyle had reunited some long lost members :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2018, 11:43
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gazmo65
I have heard good about the sgs and it's keenly...

I have heard good about the sgs and it's keenly priced
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2018, 16:36
Replies: 32
Views: 2,480
Posted By Gazmo65
What about using waterless coolant, this stops...

What about using waterless coolant, this stops any pressure build up
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2018, 11:16
Replies: 63
Views: 4,700
Posted By Gazmo65
Absolute bargain, so very tempted but I need an...

Absolute bargain, so very tempted but I need an estate car for the wife's electric wheelchair
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2018, 08:41
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By Gazmo65
I had wondered if it was possible to fit one of...

I had wondered if it was possible to fit one of these and asked the question on that every same site many moons ago but the consensus at the time was no it wouldn't fit, something must have changed,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2018, 13:32
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By Gazmo65
I seen those and noticed the ZT is in Watchet...

I seen those and noticed the ZT is in Watchet Somerset, it's the ZT that caught my eye as i wanted an auto until I noticed the location as the other 2 are only a couple of miles away so not sure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2018, 19:49
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Gazmo65
I have evidence its not a myth, :D seen it with...

I have evidence its not a myth, :D seen it with my own pork pies when doing the gearbox oil change , needless to say I've started treating it only thing is its started to bubble on one of the rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2018, 17:23
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Gazmo65
All s types suffer from rust so check throughly,...

All s types suffer from rust so check throughly, the auto box needs to have been serviced which jaguar dealers don't do as its sealed for life which is rubbish, a service will cost you around £400...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2018, 22:32
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By Gazmo65
:D:D:D excellent

:D:D:D excellent
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2018, 20:47
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Gazmo65
Buy an S Type Jag then you will know what rust is...

Buy an S Type Jag then you will know what rust is :eek: its just as well its hidden behind under trays and sill covers:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2018, 15:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,225
Posted By Gazmo65
And the point to that was ?????:duh:

And the point to that was ?????:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2018, 15:01
Replies: 41
Views: 4,120
Posted By Gazmo65
Just love the lines of it, and those exhausts are...

Just love the lines of it, and those exhausts are just brilliant:bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2018, 13:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By Gazmo65
I can't see them either

I can't see them either
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2018, 08:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,332
Posted By Gazmo65
I like Brembo discs from GSF, most discs come...

I like Brembo discs from GSF, most discs come coated in oil or grease but theses come with like a plastic coating , I degreased them and fitted them with new pads and as they heat up any unswept area...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2018, 11:19
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By Gazmo65
Just a little tip from storing motorbikes and...

Just a little tip from storing motorbikes and that is to remove the spark plugs and squirt a small amount of engine oil into each cylinder and turn over engine once with plugs refitted but no coils...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2018, 18:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By Gazmo65
Used it for years, originally on plastic parts on...

Used it for years, originally on plastic parts on motorbikes when plastics discoloured after a year in our UK weather
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2018, 23:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,537
Posted By Gazmo65
My lad has had an MG TF and an MG ZR both with...

My lad has had an MG TF and an MG ZR both with the 1.8 K series motor the ZR was always ok apart from on one occassion when the expansion tank cap failed and he fitted a cheap one only to have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2018, 22:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Gazmo65
Thats normal around our way for mums on the...

Thats normal around our way for mums on the school run in the morning's taking selfies and updating Facebook whilst the kids are in the back arguing over a slice of toast:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2018, 19:41
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Gazmo65
The wheels shown in the pics are 4 stud, the 75...

The wheels shown in the pics are 4 stud, the 75 is 5 stud.

What are the wheels from and what are you fitting them to. The rings are available on eBay just do a search and you will find them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th September 2018, 15:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,671
Posted By Gazmo65
That's only 62000 miles not yet run in:D:D:D

That's only 62000 miles not yet run in:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2018, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By Gazmo65
If it is the inlet manifold cheapest option is to...

If it is the inlet manifold cheapest option is to gut it and run it like that until you can get a decent one.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2018, 21:47
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Gazmo65
It was suggested to me by a mechanic friend many...

It was suggested to me by a mechanic friend many years ago and i argued against it as i had run 2 stroke bikes in the past (many moons ago when i were a lad ) and seen the carbon build up on plugs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2018, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,819
Posted By Gazmo65
It is supposed to help with lubrication of the...

It is supposed to help with lubrication of the injector pump and the injectors, some even say it helps with the burn in the combustion chamber, people have used it in diesels as the sulphur content...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2018, 16:47
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Gazmo65
Cheers for that

Cheers for that
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2018, 16:02
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By Gazmo65
ZT-T and Tourer boot opening

Looking at returning to the fold, currently Im running an S-Type Jaguar but need an estate car, so have been looking for a ZT-T or a 75 Tourer, needs to be auto and a 2.5 v6 but would consider a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2018, 23:09
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By Gazmo65
Get some soft white cotton gloves from a...

Get some soft white cotton gloves from a pharmacy, if your worried about finger marks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2018, 23:44
Replies: 5
Views: 831
Posted By Gazmo65
I had a problem with an oil light going out or...

I had a problem with an oil light going out or taking an exceptionally long time to go out after an oil change on a Volvo v70 diesel, I used a WIX brand filter a make I had never used before, this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2018, 10:28
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Gazmo65
I have bought from ECP and GSF on line and...

I have bought from ECP and GSF on line and created an account with both, every weekend I get discount codes from them, mostly around 35% off at ECP and round 60% off at GSF. I've just ordered an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2018, 09:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,269
Posted By Gazmo65
I have used The Furniture Clinic in Bedford for ...

I have used The Furniture Clinic in Bedford for leather cleaning products and I know they do dyes as well maybe worth a look or phone call

https://www.furnitureclinic.co.uk
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2018, 01:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By Gazmo65
I've noticed that there prices have gone up a lot...

I've noticed that there prices have gone up a lot on some parts recently
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2018, 09:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By Gazmo65
As already suggested wire brush first then spray...

As already suggested wire brush first then spray every day for about a a week, just soak them, as for the best penetrating oil its down to you, I've had good experience with 3 in 1 penetrating oil...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2018, 23:37
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By Gazmo65
Always used Asda oil in the gold tub changed it...

Always used Asda oil in the gold tub changed it every 6 months or 5000 miles and everything was good, filter wise I always used Bosch or Mann , I once used a Wix filter on a volvo diesel I had and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2018, 23:28
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Gazmo65
Sikaflex body panel adhesive or go to tool...

Sikaflex body panel adhesive or go to tool station and pick up some Stixall its flexible and is very strong once cured
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2018, 23:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By Gazmo65
I had a Cherokee diesel which was as thirsty as...

I had a Cherokee diesel which was as thirsty as the 4.0 petrol
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2018, 08:34
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By Gazmo65
My oldest lad was given a 206 1.6 twin cam...

My oldest lad was given a 206 1.6 twin cam peugeot and I warned him to get the belt changed as it had done 120000 miles and is 14 years old , but he new best , he had been ragging around in it for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2018, 16:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By Gazmo65
I like mintex stuff always seems good quality,...

I like mintex stuff always seems good quality, although the last set of discs I fitted were Brembo and have to say these weren't much more cost wise only a few pounds but they are coated in a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2018, 15:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,335
Posted By Gazmo65
Moonstone green best colour ever

Moonstone green best colour ever
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2018, 11:19
Replies: 13
Views: 1,499
Posted By Gazmo65
Rain what rain:}

Rain what rain:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2018, 18:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Gazmo65
I had a fan off of Jules a few years back and...

I had a fan off of Jules a few years back and fitted it myself, you just have to be methodical and take your time, good luck.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2018, 00:15
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Gazmo65
Your biggest problem is the steering wheel is on...

Your biggest problem is the steering wheel is on the wrong side:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2018, 21:04
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Gazmo65
Already thinking that as the Jag has 240hp and i...

Already thinking that as the Jag has 240hp and i do like that about it, it is quite deceiving when on a motorway or pulling away fro the traffic lights, it shocked my son and he has a 160hp diesel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2018, 20:19
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Gazmo65
What do you think?

I haven't been on here for a while as I moved to the dark side ( Jaguar S-Type 3.0 ) this was due to the fact my 75 needed a considerable amount of money spent on it and I wasn't able to do the work...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2015, 19:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By Gazmo65
I apologize to anyone who has been offended by my...

I apologize to anyone who has been offended by my bypassing the swear filter in this post no offence was meant, I have received my infraction warning and 3 points. :o:o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2015, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 1,643
Posted By Gazmo65
Is It Me????

Ok I am getting a little disillusioned with car dealers are they a different breed to the rest of us? do I really need to ask that question as I already know the answer. I am in the market for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2015, 07:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,346
Posted By Gazmo65
Harsh words

Is it me or has there been a little bit of an atmosphere in some posts on the forum recently? I have found this forum and its members to be friendly and very informative it is a gold mine of...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th February 2015, 06:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Gazmo65
You have a PM

You have a PM
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2015, 18:57
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By Gazmo65
Nice one :D:D:D:D

Nice one :D:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2015, 00:46
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By Gazmo65
Take the master cylinder cap off take the condom...

Take the master cylinder cap off take the condom bit out and cut it down so you only have the seal bit for the cap, then get a large syringe around 60ml capacity and a 6 inch length of plastic pipe,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2015, 11:40
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Gazmo65
I have to keep my master cylinder topped up as...

I have to keep my master cylinder topped up as the slave is leaking and i need to do the clutch as this is juddering really badly like you are describing, I put it down to contamination from all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2014, 11:36
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By Gazmo65
I was talking to the garage the looked after my...

I was talking to the garage the looked after my car before I bought it from the previous owner a few years ago and it turns out that my car had 3 clutches by 48000 miles but no DMF, I bought it with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2014, 17:49
Replies: 79
Views: 8,132
Posted By Gazmo65
Go for it:icon_lol: :icon_lol: the cosworth...

Go for it:icon_lol: :icon_lol: the cosworth engines of the 80s and early 90s were 2.0litre and pushing out 600bhp+ so a 1.8 making 300bhp is easily doable and when you look into bike engines some of ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2014, 17:23
Replies: 10
Views: 1,487
Posted By Gazmo65
TF engine into a 75 or ZT

OK I have access to an MG TF 135 (its my sons and he has lost interest in it, SWMBO says it has to go) and I was wondering if the engine would go into a 75 or a ZT and would I need the ecu, this has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2014, 18:46
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By Gazmo65
Just had mine done today and it passed with one...

Just had mine done today and it passed with one advisory-- slight play in the steering rack joint, but I had replaced the front discs and the drop links today before putting it in for the test :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2014, 16:45
Replies: 24
Views: 1,814
Posted By Gazmo65
Yes I have done it as it was easier to get the...

Yes I have done it as it was easier to get the 205s and cheaper, the speedo is out by about 5mph according to sat nav
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th January 2014, 20:56
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Gazmo65
Why do people do this

:mad::mad: Went shopping at my local supermarket the other week and came back to the car only to find some lovely person of dubious birth had inflicted not one but 2 wounds to the beloved old girl in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2013, 22:11
Replies: 232
Views: 16,231
Posted By Gazmo65
1999 Triumph Speed Triple in Black

1999 Triumph Speed Triple in Black
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2013, 16:11
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By Gazmo65
Dreaded M.O.T.

Well forgot the car was due its M.O.T. tomorrow, until today , so went to the local garage to book the car in for later in the week when I have had a chance to go over it but unfortunately they only...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2013, 09:12
Replies: 32
Views: 2,160
Posted By Gazmo65
Have you tried it as a HOME MAKER or HOUSE...

Have you tried it as a HOME MAKER or HOUSE HUSBAND might be worth a try
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2013, 22:13
Replies: 24
Views: 1,635
Posted By Gazmo65
I worked for GEFCO the distribution arm of...

I worked for GEFCO the distribution arm of Peugeot/Citroen and we had to park cars that had been delivered to our site, there was a procedure for this all cars were reversed into parking bays with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2013, 12:05
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Gazmo65
I have been on the X-Power website and it would...

I have been on the X-Power website and it would seem that the 2.5 V6 MG ZS has a solid flywheel as standard and a bloke on there does a lightweight conversion for them. I havent heard of any problems...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2012, 19:25
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Gazmo65
cat and o2 sensors

Ok Iam a little confused I have a 2.0 v6 75 manual 1999 model the cat has started to rattle again and i have toyed with the idea of removing it but was under the impression that the emissions would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st July 2012, 21:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,330
Posted By Gazmo65
The washers look like they are from the plastic...

The washers look like they are from the plastic V6 engine cover mounting holes
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2012, 07:00
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By Gazmo65
you need as free a flowing exhaust as possible...

you need as free a flowing exhaust as possible with a turbo or you back pressure it and and raise the temperature and heat within the turbo unit itself, remove the back box and try running the car up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2012, 16:28
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Gazmo65
I take it that is 3 no's :}

I take it that is 3 no's :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2012, 12:34
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By Gazmo65
Diagnostic discs and lead

Anybody have this or used it and would it work on my 1999 2.0v6 75 its on ebay item number: 170718981087
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2012, 14:42
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gazmo65
forgot to say are you sure its white smoke and...

forgot to say are you sure its white smoke and not steam or condensation as when turbo seals go they tend to burn oil this can look like white or light grey/blue smoke white would normally be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2012, 19:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,081
Posted By Gazmo65
sounds like the turbo dont use it until you check...

sounds like the turbo dont use it until you check it out the screeching could be the turbo vanes catching the housing if so they coud end up in the engine , take the inlet pipe of the turbo and push...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2012, 22:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By Gazmo65
I think merc are something to do with G.M. thats...

I think merc are something to do with G.M. thats when the build quality went out the window
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2012, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Gazmo65
Check all the cables going to the coil packs pull...

Check all the cables going to the coil packs pull the rubber cover back on the connectors and check the couple of inches of cable that are shrouded as they can chaff
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2012, 20:00
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Gazmo65
I would agree sounds like the alternator any...

I would agree sounds like the alternator any chance you can charge the battery and remove the belt drive for the alternator and run the car for a short while without it just to discount it
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2012, 19:27
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By Gazmo65
could be an air leak on the inlet or a breather...

could be an air leak on the inlet or a breather has been disturbed
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2012, 19:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By Gazmo65
more car details petrol 1.8 2.0 2.5 or diesel

more car details petrol 1.8 2.0 2.5 or diesel
Forum: Social Forum 25th June 2012, 22:04
Replies: 25
Views: 2,219
Posted By Gazmo65
put simply its like a flair up of arthritis and...

put simply its like a flair up of arthritis and is treated with non sterodial anti inflametrys (NSAID) tablets. Take them and it will sort itself out quickly they are very good miss them and you will...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 21st June 2012, 09:43
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By Gazmo65
Connects2 AUX adapter

Ok won the connects2 aux adapter on ebay when it turned up it is fitted with red rectangular plugs which i believe are for the hi-line symphony head unit i need the black bmw fitting so if any one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2012, 08:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Gazmo65
Earlier v6 engines had 3 coils with leads at the...

Earlier v6 engines had 3 coils with leads at the front and coil packs at the rear, front plugs are easy to change as you already have done the rears are held in place by a small bolt or two, when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2012, 08:00
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By Gazmo65
a few of the custom bike magazines advertise...

a few of the custom bike magazines advertise chrome plating services some do plastic, check out 100% BIKER or STREETFIGHTER and the likes, or you can buy kits to do it yourself on a small scale,
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2012, 17:59
Replies: 50
Views: 3,293
Posted By Gazmo65
I was given one of these by my brother in-law...

I was given one of these by my brother in-law about 10 years ago, he was in the trade and could'nt sell the car, he had taken it in part exchange. I had an old sierra that I was running around in, it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2012, 08:31
Replies: 16
Views: 997
Posted By Gazmo65
I opened mine up and removed the insides to no...

I opened mine up and removed the insides to no detrimental effect, sealed it using STIXALL this is excellent stuff ,I had one air leak to begin with but that was because I was in a hurry if I was to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2012, 11:26
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Gazmo65
centre badge and spacer removed its got the...

centre badge and spacer removed its got the correct size tyre fitted its the boot carpet and support board thats sitting high , its ok if i remove the jack pack , so is there a different size jack...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2012, 09:56
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Gazmo65
Spare wheel

Got myself a full size union wheel as a spare to replace the space saver, all was well until i put it in the wheel well along with the jack pack and found that the boot liner would not sit level it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2012, 17:11
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By Gazmo65
I think someone on .org has, they have only just...

I think someone on .org has, they have only just been released.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2012, 14:15
Replies: 36
Views: 3,652
Posted By Gazmo65
Never heard of this and the v6 ZS runs a solid...

Never heard of this and the v6 ZS runs a solid flywheel, there have been many rumors that solid flywheels snap crank but thats it rumors, does any one know or have experience themselves of it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2012, 11:23
Replies: 36
Views: 3,652
Posted By Gazmo65
The v6 ZS has a solid flywheel as standard but...

The v6 ZS has a solid flywheel as standard but people say that diesels are more in need of DMF as the power pulses are more aggressive and they help with smoother power delivery and it puts less...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2012, 16:41
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Gazmo65
A shop called THE RANGE sells Unipart 10/40...

A shop called THE RANGE sells Unipart 10/40 semisynthetic for £15
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2012, 16:08
Replies: 0
Views: 603
Posted By Gazmo65
75 Diesel Spares

a local breaker has a 75 diesel in for breaking ,its a 04 plate auto, lots of parts from the interior have gone but it does have cruise control all the ecu's etc are there and looking through the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2012, 21:54
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Gazmo65
Powerflex bushes

Just read on .org that one of the members has contacted Powerflex and been told that in the next 3-4 weeks there should be some front wishbone rear bushes available sounds like good news for all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2012, 17:32
Replies: 32
Views: 2,651
Posted By Gazmo65
a couple of ferrets in a...

a couple of ferrets in a bag:drool4::drool4::drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2012, 20:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,478
Posted By Gazmo65
My missus said it was ok to buy without...

My missus said it was ok to buy without viewing:drool4::drool4::drool4:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2012, 12:03
Replies: 97
Views: 5,955
Posted By Gazmo65
Immobiliser could be the problem, if you have...

Immobiliser could be the problem, if you have tried to start the car with a half dead battery the immobiliser can go out of sync with the ECU and it all needs to be realigned with T4 or someone with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2012, 22:02
Replies: 16
Views: 1,193
Posted By Gazmo65
might sound stupid but have you checked the...

might sound stupid but have you checked the wiring harness at the coils end, pull the outer sleeve and rubber cap back and check along the harness for chaffed wiring,there are only 2 cables at each...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2012, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Gazmo65
Hi I have had that once or twice in the last 6...

Hi I have had that once or twice in the last 6 months but it clears after 30 seconds , I was advised to check the wiring on the coils where the connector block is, just pull the outer rubber section...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2012, 19:01
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Gazmo65
many thanks will have a look tomorrow

many thanks will have a look tomorrow
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2012, 13:36
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Gazmo65
Went out to the car this morning to have a look...

Went out to the car this morning to have a look at the heater and it seems as though it is blowing but very slowly even when max speed is selected
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2012, 21:17
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Gazmo65
it has a digital display so I think its the...

it has a digital display so I think its the automatic climate control
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2012, 19:15
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Gazmo65
Heater Blower not working

Went out to the car today and the cabin blower has stopped working, is there any way of checking the blower motor out and is it easy to get to,any help would be appreciated
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2012, 22:30
Replies: 30
Views: 1,987
Posted By Gazmo65
I have run both a Citroen Xantia and Volvo V70...

I have run both a Citroen Xantia and Volvo V70 diesels on a mix of diesel and veg oil from a supermarket both covered significant mileages 200,000 both ran smoother on the mix than on straight diesel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2012, 21:00
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Gazmo65
I think they repeat it on ITV4 on Tuesday all the...

I think they repeat it on ITV4 on Tuesday all the BTCC races
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2012, 20:49
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Gazmo65
BTCC anybody see it

What a result for the MG6 they only started building the race car 9 weeks ago and had a 1st place
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2012, 22:08
Replies: 12
Views: 2,878
Posted By Gazmo65
That looks really nice

That looks really nice
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2012, 21:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,280
Posted By Gazmo65
Just found your posting I have not had good...

Just found your posting I have not had good results with Wynns tried it 3 times in a Volvo V70 diesel I had with no joy, then found Comma engine flush, I put this in and run the car for around 60...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2012, 21:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By Gazmo65
I have a V6 2.0 and have the same problem it is...

I have a V6 2.0 and have the same problem it is especially bad if i move the car about 20 feet of the drive and park it up then go back and start it later to go out and the smoke is quite bad but it...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th February 2012, 18:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Gazmo65
ok will get them in the post to you saturday

ok will get them in the post to you saturday
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 8th February 2012, 21:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Gazmo65
They are free, if you select windscreen demist...

They are free, if you select windscreen demist then the outside temp has no relevance as you overide this. Just pm me your details and I can post them to you ,if you want just 1 pair or all 3 pairs...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 8th February 2012, 20:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Gazmo65
3 Speed Cooling Fan Brushes

Hi I have a pair of unused carbon brushes for use in the 3 speed fan I will also throw in a pair of lightly used ones and a pair of original used ones, available to the first person that wants them,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2012, 10:45
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Gazmo65
I did mine and tried to follow the original as...

I did mine and tried to follow the original as much as possible around the tank area, what i also did was to slip about half a metre of braided fuel pipe over the brake line and secured the pipe as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2011, 19:43
Replies: 19
Mg6
Views: 1,540
Posted By Gazmo65
Mg6

I was out today taking my oldest son to look at a car in Needham Market Suffolk and spotted an MG6 on the forcourt of a dealership,so we stopped and had a look, couldnt believe it loads of TVRs and a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2011, 21:57
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Gazmo65
Thats funny it is since the weather got colder so...

Thats funny it is since the weather got colder so i will have a look in the morning many thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2011, 19:47
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By Gazmo65
Boot release

Had a bit of a problem recently when pressing the boot release button as the lock seems to bang open and closed several times, when i go to lift the boot lid the boot is still locked so i stick the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2011, 22:07
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Posted By Gazmo65
Its not really that big a job it takes probably 1...

Its not really that big a job it takes probably 1 1/2 hours to do both sides start to finish using the guide on the how to section plenty of WD40 on the rubber spring seat to allow you to locate it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2011, 08:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gazmo65
So what happens if you kurb or scuff your wheels...

So what happens if you kurb or scuff your wheels when you have theses fitted, wont they look scruffy then you have to replace one or two can you buy individual protectors, they seem ok if you want to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2011, 17:12
Replies: 43
Views: 3,027
Posted By Gazmo65
Quick hide its the rozzers :D

Quick hide its the rozzers :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2011, 20:48
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Gazmo65
They are a good price and if your on a budget and...

They are a good price and if your on a budget and they keep the car on the road then it could be worth going for, I had a set of rear discs from GSF for £35 a little while ago its there budget make...
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