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Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Neonaise
Neighbours - A good reason to live in the country

I have a "shouty" neighbour across the road. Shouts at his wife and baby son a lot.

Never had a crossed word with him or anything, just mind my own business.

Not blowing my own trumpet but all...
Forum: Social Forum 18th September 2021, 16:01
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By Neonaise
R.i.p. Guy was a true genius. I think you...

R.i.p. Guy was a true genius.


I think you can still get spares to restore the C5 (And no, I don't mean the Citroen!).


Mac
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Neonaise
More taxis in my area like that....

More taxis in my area like that....
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 22:25
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By Neonaise
The film "Yesterday"

Don't know if this has been mentioned befor, apologies if it has.

The film Yesterday which is about a budding musician who has a freak accident and then realises the world is now a place where...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 19:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,195
Posted By Neonaise
Restomods have been around for a long time and...

Restomods have been around for a long time and while I can understand upgrading running gear to be safer and or drive better/nicer replacing an ice with a scalextric motor is taking the cars soul...
Forum: Was it you? 15th September 2021, 18:56
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Neonaise
Only scored one today (2 with mine :D). A...

Only scored one today (2 with mine :D).

A nice light blue 2.0 CDT on an X plate in a village called Tenbury Wells on the Herefordshire/Shropshire border.I
Forum: Was it you? 14th September 2021, 13:42
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Neonaise
Nice one. :} Must be something in the water...

Nice one. :}

Must be something in the water up there. 75 owners are so nice there.

Or are we all generally!


Something else I remember, the 75 owner was on his lunchbreak with a colleague...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 18:28
Replies: 58
Views: 5,843
Posted By Neonaise
My 2001 just failed it's m.o.t. on it's arms so...

My 2001 just failed it's m.o.t. on it's arms so I've already bought replacements from MG Obsession on ebay.

Didn't know about these obviously :duh:
Forum: Was it you? 13th September 2021, 16:46
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Neonaise
Highest score in the spotting game

I'm on the road for work and on my travels I spot cars on drives, on the Road (obviously) and to pass the time play the spotting games.

I travel to various areas all the time and you get to know...
Forum: Was it you? 13th September 2021, 15:30
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Neonaise
This is a long shot - Services M42

On a family trip to Scotland via York we stopped at services on the M42 in the Tamworth (?) area.

I spotted a chap next to his silver 75 and went over to chat.

He'd seen me come in and said...
Forum: Social Forum 11th September 2021, 18:50
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Neonaise
:} I thought I was being stalked by a...

:}

I thought I was being stalked by a colleague !!

On holiday one year in Menorca driving into the village where we were booked to stay and there's my colleague and his 'tribe' traipsing down...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 13:35
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
So, forgetting about bills etc, hadn't driven the...

So, forgetting about bills etc, hadn't driven the 75 for nearly a month so filled her up (E5), put an old REM cassette in the tape player and went for a nice drive.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 13:27
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Sorry, meant captive nuts. Talking of which,...

Sorry, meant captive nuts.

Talking of which, mechanic managed to shear one on subframe which meant dropping subframe and 're-welding it on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 11:37
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Good news, garage rang this morning to say car is...

Good news, garage rang this morning to say car is ready with fresh new ticket!

Not so good is my missus overheard the bill amount :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2021, 14:36
Replies: 34
Views: 3,175
Posted By Neonaise
My Y reg 75 was one of those "can't give you...

My Y reg 75 was one of those "can't give you anything for it mate" cars.

The chap I bought it off was told he had to get rid of it and get something more modern by his daughter.

He couldn't...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th August 2021, 13:38
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Neonaise
:} Didn't think of them, better than travel...

:} Didn't think of them, better than travel sweets as boiled sweets don't agree with me!

Nice one.:D
Forum: Items Wanted 28th August 2021, 11:17
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Neonaise
Thanks, but found similar in local charity shop. ...

Thanks, but found similar in local charity shop.

Missus thinks my 75 is an old mans car so I've decided to make it look like one!

I call it retro chique, she calls it the slug....
Forum: Social Forum 27th August 2021, 09:06
Replies: 40
Views: 2,028
Posted By Neonaise
A few years ago up on the Welshpool/Montgomery...

A few years ago up on the Welshpool/Montgomery road (straight and long in places) a camera van always used to be in one of the laybys.

Back then they were manned by civilians not policemen.
...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th August 2021, 20:24
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By Neonaise
Panama hat wanted

For rear parcel shelf.

I have got the Road Atlas for the other side of the shelf and the round metal tin of travel sweets in the console.

Pm me please if you have one spare.

Thanks.
Forum: Items Wanted 24th August 2021, 21:53
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Neonaise
Gotcha, I'll add them to the list. Thanks...

Gotcha, I'll add them to the list.

Thanks for that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2021, 12:20
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
My stuff has been delivered.:} The uppers...

My stuff has been delivered.:}

The uppers and lowers came with 8 bolts and 4 nuts so I'm presuming the old castellated nuts are to be re-used?

Forgive my ignorance but I'm not up to speed with...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd August 2021, 12:25
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Neonaise
I'm guessing these boot rubbers are scarce :shrug:

I'm guessing these boot rubbers are scarce :shrug:
Forum: Items Wanted 21st August 2021, 10:18
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Neonaise
Boot rubber seal for 75 saloon

A previous owner has made a dogs dinner out of the boot rubber seal using duck tape and allsorts presumably trying to solve a leak problem only now the seal doesn't fit properly and I want to replace...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 20:37
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
I love hearing car and their previous owner...

I love hearing car and their previous owner stories.

At car shows I like to stop and chat to the old guy next to his 30's, 40's or 50's car that everybody seems to walk past because it's not glam,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 21:13
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
I'm not bothered at all that my 75 is a base...

I'm not bothered at all that my 75 is a base model with cloth interior etc.

I love the way she drives, the comfort and my daughter loves the way she glides.

Oh my daughter, most kids would hide...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 20:39
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Luckily I've still got all my cassettes from the...

Luckily I've still got all my cassettes from the 80's & 90'e although I've out grown a lot of them!

My 75 is Moonstone greens also - I love it, it's a classy colour.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 19:54
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Can somebody enlighten me please - my 75 appears...

Can somebody enlighten me please - my 75 appears to be a poverty model judging by the fact it only has electric Windows up front (my daughters first time in the car in the back - Dad, wheres the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 18:14
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Expletive insert here! They're all running...

Expletive insert here!

They're all running and m.o.It'd !?

Add another expletive here...

I bet your local garage loves you, just m.o.t. bills alone.

And I thought the guy i met in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 08:15
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
I've ordered the uppers as well as the lowers as...

I've ordered the uppers as well as the lowers as I figure doing them both at the same time will save both time and money in the long run.

Plus the car has less to fail on next years m.o.t.!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 21:32
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Whoa, list please.

Whoa, list please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Neonaise
Niether does my missus....

Niether does my missus....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 18:12
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
I ought to mention that my wife views cars as a...

I ought to mention that my wife views cars as a utility even though she's been with a petrol head for 20 years +.

She does now understand collector cars. I tried to convince her back in 1999 that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 12:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Thankyou all for the comments and advice, car is...

Thankyou all for the comments and advice, car is now booked in to get the work done as my wife caved when I told her the next car could be worse and that at least we know where we are with this one. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 10:07
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
There are two sellers o ebay selling both upper...

There are two sellers o ebay selling both upper and lower arms plus fixings for £270.00 and £315.00.

Is that overpriced?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 09:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
Car cost me £300 two and half years ago. In...

Car cost me £300 two and half years ago.

In that time I've replaced rear brakes and the exhaust.

It's failed on rusted out lower rear suspension arms both sides which I've been quoted as approx...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 08:58
Replies: 37
Views: 3,074
Posted By Neonaise
It's only worth 50p - SCRAP IT!

That's what my missus said when my 75 came back from the m.o.t. yesterday with a failure that'll cost more to fix than I paid for the car.

Help - what's the condition 1 and 2 price guides for a...
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