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Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2019, 21:32
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By stocktake
Hi Bob, Having been parked next to you at the...

Hi Bob,
Having been parked next to you at the Pateley Bridge meet I am not surprised by the decision. As you say the originality of the car is the key.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By stocktake
Have you checked your number plate lights ;)

Have you checked your number plate lights ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 17th August 2019, 15:01
Replies: 7
Views: 196
Posted By stocktake
And what wheels will you be wearing ;)

And what wheels will you be wearing ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2019, 12:00
Replies: 10
Views: 281
Posted By stocktake
What an utter load of tosh. Vis motors either...

What an utter load of tosh. Vis motors either work or they don't, they will not make the car stutter or jerk. If the flaps connected to the Power Vis in the manifold had failed you would know by the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 15th August 2019, 08:05
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By stocktake
I've nearly been caught sooooo many times ;)

I've nearly been caught sooooo many times ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2019, 10:02
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By stocktake
Wow, that was written a few years ago now ;)

Wow, that was written a few years ago now ;)
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th August 2019, 09:23
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By stocktake
I think the only way to do this is to take the...

I think the only way to do this is to take the wiring back to the TV tuner in the boot and splice into / buy the kit for Aux in. but this is where you connect your aftermarket digi box so one or the...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 7th August 2019, 09:15
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By stocktake
Very true Rob, you tend to assume things are...

Very true Rob, you tend to assume things are Water Regulations Advisory Scheme approved and such like. Still down to the installer to ensure any fitting is fit for purpose.
Thankfully the problem is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th August 2019, 09:02
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By stocktake
I'll take it, I could possibly pay you in...

I'll take it, I could possibly pay you in Nigerian Naira when my inheritance from a long lost relative comes through ...:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2019, 08:57
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By stocktake
Is this the key to future classic car motoring?...

Is this the key to future classic car motoring? what was your dream car of 1980? No MOT costs and no VED. insurance can be had for under £100...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:42
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Sorry Thomas, what I meant to say is the...

Sorry Thomas, what I meant to say is the headlights on my car are also the sidelights, there is a hole in them where the sidelight fits :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:35
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Seriously Thomas it needs to have a sidelight...

Seriously Thomas it needs to have a sidelight fitting as well :)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 4th August 2019, 16:27
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Get that lucas headlight found you. :D

Get that lucas headlight found you. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 20:51
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By stocktake
flippin eck you never ask easy questions do you...

flippin eck you never ask easy questions do you Mark :D
Would somebody like this be able to help ?
http://www.autosigns.co.uk/
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd August 2019, 18:47
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Didn't realise it was a two day show :shrug:

Didn't realise it was a two day show :shrug:
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd August 2019, 14:19
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By stocktake
you can use a reversing camera but as well as the...

you can use a reversing camera but as well as the input you will need a relay that earths one of the pins on the tuner( cannot remember which pin off hand but pin 15 rings a bell) when you select...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd August 2019, 14:17
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By stocktake
One is the radio tuner and the other is the TV...

One is the radio tuner and the other is the TV tuner.( closest to the centre) The TV tuner does have input pins for AV. from this you can add on a digital tuner that will play through the original...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 3rd August 2019, 14:05
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By stocktake
Hi Tom, Nice looking car. Why not join us...

Hi Tom,
Nice looking car.
Why not join us tomorrow? get to see a few other cars and all the tips you need
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=296809
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 12:23
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By stocktake
but first they need a key.... There's a hole...

but first they need a key....

There's a hole in the bucket dear Ronnie dear Ronnie..:jig::jig::jig::drunk:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 11:53
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By stocktake
Agreed :).

Agreed :).
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 3rd August 2019, 11:52
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By stocktake
I believe TMC is transmitted on the Classic FM...

I believe TMC is transmitted on the Classic FM frequency. As I have a single channel tuner the TMC at the bottom of the screen is red when I listen to the radio ( never listen to Classic FM) But when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2019, 08:37
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By stocktake
its an 11 or 12, not sure which, I gave a 12 away...

its an 11 or 12, not sure which, I gave a 12 away at the last nano meet, can you see the number 11 or 12 on it anywhere?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd August 2019, 07:50
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Don't get too excited Rich, photos can be very...

Don't get too excited Rich, photos can be very flattering :o (unless there of me :D )
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 3rd August 2019, 07:49
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Sign of an enthusiast :) look forward to seeing...

Sign of an enthusiast :) look forward to seeing you on Sunday
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd August 2019, 22:03
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
I best set off at 6am in case there are any hills...

I best set off at 6am in case there are any hills :D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 2nd August 2019, 21:28
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
So, what time slot do we need to arrive in?

So, what time slot do we need to arrive in?
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 2nd August 2019, 19:13
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By stocktake
One final point, the previous owner may have...

One final point, the previous owner may have disconnected the unit as it drained the battery over a period of days. This is caused by the unit not shutting down when you turn off the car.

To test...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2019, 19:06
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By stocktake
I must have missed that one Steve?? could you...

I must have missed that one Steve?? could you point it out to me where you recommended that as I cannot seem to find it :shrug::shrug::shrug::shrug:

All that work to sort out a bodge...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 18:49
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By stocktake
That's gonna cost them some business, then again...

That's gonna cost them some business, then again what do AA and RAC do?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 16:39
Replies: 50
Views: 1,604
Posted By stocktake
I'm with auto aid, gone up since last yr,...

I'm with auto aid, gone up since last yr, Personal cover as opposed to specific vehicle cover currently £59:99 you and spouse any vehicle you are legally driving, caravan covered in T&C's (2nd Link)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 09:06
Replies: 38
Views: 1,224
Posted By stocktake
Don't get me wrong Dawn, even with 45 profile the...

Don't get me wrong Dawn, even with 45 profile the ZT is not the wafting along version. and the speedo will still over read but not by as much.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 07:19
Replies: 38
Views: 1,224
Posted By stocktake
They will fit but the ride quality is very harsh...

They will fit but the ride quality is very harsh and speedo over reads. correct profile for 18" is 225 45 18

( What are you doing up and on the forum at this time!!)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2019, 07:14
Replies: 38
Views: 1,224
Posted By stocktake
tyres are only 40 profile on those

tyres are only 40 profile on those
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 21:14
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By stocktake
]see link in first post to eBay add it's a saloon

]see link in first post to eBay add it's a saloon
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 20:05
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By stocktake
Agreed, I think it is a great buy for a zt but...

Agreed, I think it is a great buy for a zt but for pensioner like me in my 75 maybe not?
I did speak to the person who owned the car previous and had the exhaust fitted and it is on the quieter side...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 19:56
Replies: 38
Views: 1,224
Posted By stocktake
The ones in Bridlington would be better value at...

The ones in Bridlington would be better value at £125 with a couple of good tyres. I have one without a tyre in my shed to make five.
Come to think of it I may have a set of straights and another...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2019, 18:28
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By stocktake
190 Complete Lifestyle Stainless exhaust for sale on Ebay

As per title, it was of interest to me but i have decided against it
Sellers name is Matt.
He sent me these photos.
He had suggested a price of £120
...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 1st August 2019, 14:49
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By stocktake
when you select the satnav on the head unit do...

when you select the satnav on the head unit do you get a map? if so then there is a disk in.
Looking at the sat nav drive in the boot it should be showing a red light when it is on. There are still...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 1st August 2019, 13:35
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By stocktake
Hi Phil, here you go...

Hi Phil,
here you go...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 1st August 2019, 11:41
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By stocktake
Pulsacoil are made by Gledhill as you correctly...

Pulsacoil are made by Gledhill as you correctly point out
Gledhill do a fixed price repair.
https://www.gledhill-response.net/one-off-repairs/

In its simplest explanation it is a hot water cyl...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st August 2019, 08:25
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By stocktake
The 190 has a larger air intake for the shannon...

The 190 has a larger air intake for the shannon tube, cannot remember if the trumpet is present or not.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 1st August 2019, 08:21
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By stocktake
Keep an eye out for a replacement bumper on Ebay...

Keep an eye out for a replacement bumper on Ebay or ask traders on here what they have in Wedgwood JEL ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 31st July 2019, 11:56
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
Don't think Bob Hope will be there :getmecoat:

Don't think Bob Hope will be there :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 11:50
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By stocktake
The upper drains which you refer to are a simple...

The upper drains which you refer to are a simple affair and simply drain into the wheel arch behind the liner a 10mm pipe bending spring is a good tool to use but really anything that will fit with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 11:42
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By stocktake
PL04 UXW mgzt 2.5

Anyone on here used to own this? just got a question. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st July 2019, 11:37
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By stocktake
Anybody been to/going to this?

Looks a cracking two day event
http://www.hebdenbridge-vintageweekend.org.uk/index.html
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 31st July 2019, 09:44
Replies: 84
Views: 2,727
Posted By stocktake
I think I'm going to this in the Sunbeam :)

I think I'm going to this in the Sunbeam :)
Forum: Social Forum 31st July 2019, 09:17
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By stocktake
Have a great day Bob :)

Have a great day Bob :)
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2019, 17:19
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By stocktake
Well it was touch and go trying to fight through...

Well it was touch and go trying to fight through the 2" deep torrent of water, almost swept away into oblivion but the Sunbeam rose to its Alfa male position and Triumphed over the Ford (see what I...
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2019, 16:03
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By stocktake
Picture of a Sunbeam and a Ford :)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/16235d405be913eb2.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2019, 12:52
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By stocktake
Quite the opposite from the dyno results...

Quite the opposite from the dyno results published here some years ago by Cannonite.
He had his 160 with a complete and WORKING vis set up running at 181 IIRC He commented that changing the inlet...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2019, 11:05
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By stocktake
OK, Happy to take on board any comments but this...

OK, Happy to take on board any comments but this is how I see it.

You need to go back to the main plugs for the wiring, there are two of them. Each plug will have one heavy duty wire, one black...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2019, 09:00
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By stocktake
The blades do not need to come off the fan, undo...

The blades do not need to come off the fan, undo the three bolts on the rear of the motor and it will all come out from the front along with the relay box etc..
It really depends on what you want to...
Forum: Social Forum 30th July 2019, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By stocktake
Totally agree about the friendship side of it,...

Totally agree about the friendship side of it, made some great friends even though the cars are long gone.
Anyway your still a newby aren't you Rich at only 8 yr completed?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2019, 18:20
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By stocktake
The biggest problem we have on this is the...

The biggest problem we have on this is the distance and none of us can pop round and sort it :(
Would be a lot easier with the whole assembly including the RF-150 box were laid out separate from the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2019, 12:36
Replies: 44
Views: 1,382
Posted By stocktake
Post 2. 3rd photo down, left hand side ;)

Post 2. 3rd photo down, left hand side ;)
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2019, 07:38
Replies: 18
Views: 209
Posted By stocktake
Hope you have a good day planned...

Hope you have a good day planned Rich.:birthday::birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 14:05
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By stocktake
Same battery as far as i can see CCA 780 on the...

Same battery as far as i can see CCA 780 on the data sheet from Varta and on the photo from euro car parts :shrug:
euro car parts advertise it as 74 AH where it is actually 77AH
780 CCA is quite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 13:54
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By stocktake
I have a Mk 1 projector lens Harry, Happy to...

I have a Mk 1 projector lens Harry, Happy to drop it off for you, just PM your address as I have forgotten it.
Forum: Items Wanted 27th July 2019, 13:21
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By stocktake
Thanks, but that would run out at over £60 plus...

Thanks, but that would run out at over £60 plus rimmer postage, Don't fancy them that much :eek: :eek: :eek: just thought it would be a nice change.
Forum: Items Wanted 27th July 2019, 12:02
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By stocktake
Doh! Never thought of looking on Rimmers for trim...

Doh! Never thought of looking on Rimmers for trim :o:o:o.
Still have a fancy for sandstone though if anyone has a set/
Forum: Items Wanted 27th July 2019, 12:00
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By stocktake
Hi Steve, as you know with the colour scheme of...

Hi Steve, as you know with the colour scheme of the car i am limited to Sandstone or Neptune.
So although they are not what i want, your offer of a set is without doubt typical of your generosity ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 18:22
Replies: 13
Views: 658
Posted By stocktake
Same here i'm afraid, I'd been through all the...

Same here i'm afraid, I'd been through all the ARB bushes, drop links, strut top bearings and arm bushes. Finally had the lower arms changed ( around three yr ago now) and it cured the problem
Forum: Humour Corner 26th July 2019, 18:19
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By stocktake
You need to keep off the single malt and find...

You need to keep off the single malt and find some better jokes Stu :D :D :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2019, 18:07
Replies: 24
Views: 1,349
Posted By stocktake
It would appear the remap on the KV6 was carried...

It would appear the remap on the KV6 was carried out on a car that had had a Cat removal and all the insides of the inlet manifold removed ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 18:01
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By stocktake
That is my understanding that it is doing that as...

That is my understanding that it is doing that as it is getting too hot and an overheat situation, check the on board diagnostics if this happens to see the temp......:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 26th July 2019, 17:54
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By stocktake
My wife applied for and was offered a position as...

My wife applied for and was offered a position as a PIP assessor, quite well paid to be honest but the onus is on marking down the claimant to obtain targets.

Quite disgusting really. One...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2019, 15:55
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By stocktake
Isn't it this...

Isn't it this (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-LZN100390L) :shrug:

Don't be confused by the pictures, I believe the part pushed in to the red bit is used to tap it home. You then press the red ring...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th July 2019, 14:23
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By stocktake
Carpet door trim/s

After owning my car for 12 yr I have finally got round to this. It's always been like it so I've no excuses.:o

My car has Neptune Blue carpet trims except one of the rear ones is Green !! ( No...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2019, 17:18
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By stocktake
If it is intermittent in either position then...

If it is intermittent in either position then favourite is:
Either the small wire that goes to the starter that needs a clean on the connection.
Or:
The starter solenoid has worn out, very common...
Forum: Events and Meets 24th July 2019, 15:03
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By stocktake
Just a note. Not one of you can park between...

Just a note.
Not one of you can park between the lines :laughing2: :laughing2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th July 2019, 11:55
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By stocktake
Yup, the rear plugs are a lot easier with the...

Yup, the rear plugs are a lot easier with the manifold removed :)
Forum: Events and Meets 24th July 2019, 11:17
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By stocktake
Five Mk1's, very nice. Next time get someone to...

Five Mk1's, very nice. Next time get someone to take a photo with you all stood next to your cars :)
Forum: Social Forum 24th July 2019, 11:07
Replies: 26
Views: 355
Posted By stocktake
Thanks to all for the best wishes, just about...

Thanks to all for the best wishes, just about sober again now :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2019, 19:16
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By stocktake
Busy man, do you have a photo of the spitfire,...

Busy man, do you have a photo of the spitfire, always liked them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2019, 08:17
Replies: 15
Views: 835
Posted By stocktake
Hello Stranger :) Really good to hear from you...

Hello Stranger :) Really good to hear from you and yes when I saw your name pop up first thoughts were to Denise and good to hear she is doing well and you are getting better.
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd July 2019, 19:39
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By stocktake
It used to be that IF they were fitted then they...

It used to be that IF they were fitted then they have to work. Now, I'm pretty certain that the current MOT requirement says the tester has to only test them on post 2005 ( or 9, cannot remember:o)...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd July 2019, 12:59
Replies: 7
Views: 176
Posted By stocktake
Well there is this...

Well there is this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MG-ZT-Headlight-Washer-Jets-Bumper-Rover-75-Mk1/123807493458?hash=item1cd3806d52:g:BdcAAOSwXYpdCgDL) but it is MK1 so would need adapting a little but...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd July 2019, 12:55
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By stocktake
Hopefully you have seen what it is all about Paul...

Hopefully you have seen what it is all about Paul and can spread the word, the more people that continue to attend these meets the better their chance of survival.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 12:44
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By stocktake
Just tippex it out on the screen ...:getmecoat:

Just tippex it out on the screen ...:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2019, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By stocktake
Show off :)

Show off :)
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2019, 09:38
Replies: 26
Views: 355
Posted By stocktake
No rest for the wicked they say, yesterday saw us...

No rest for the wicked they say, yesterday saw us at the Nano meet at the four ashes, revived a few vis motors and assisted in a tricky snapped nearside bonnet cable. Nice to see old friends and new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th July 2019, 12:39
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By stocktake
Oh no you haven't :)

Oh no you haven't :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2019, 14:00
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By stocktake
Interesting it passed the MOT on 12th July,...

Interesting it passed the MOT on 12th July, wonder what the warning light is that is hidden by the black tape on the dash :eek:


Edit: Apparently its a brake warning light
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 18th July 2019, 08:19
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By stocktake
It will be 60mm same as the 190 if that helps...

It will be 60mm same as the 190 if that helps anyone?
If there are no takers in the next week then It can live in my shed for a while :)
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2019, 19:56
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By stocktake
Happy birthday from me, what do you mean you have...

Happy birthday from me, what do you mean you have HAD a great day surely the best is still to come :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2019, 19:54
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By stocktake
Great price but I thought it was illegal to use...

Great price but I thought it was illegal to use runflat tyres with out a low pressure warning system fitted? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2019, 16:28
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By stocktake
Agree wholeheartedly with the above, My...

Agree wholeheartedly with the above, My apprenticeship was 5yr at BGas, no short cuts. Worked for them 15yr and then had the opportunity for promotion externally so I took it.

Manpower was at a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 18:26
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By stocktake
Or, the entire installation CAN be completed by a...

Or, the entire installation CAN be completed by a qualified competent person who is not registered. Then the installation can be commissioned and registered by a group or individual who is qualified...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 18:18
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By stocktake
The car would appear to be no longer with us i'm...

The car would appear to be no longer with us i'm afraid, MOT expired 2017 :(
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2019, 12:08
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By stocktake
Hi Mike, Posted this morning hope it is what...

Hi Mike,
Posted this morning hope it is what you need, if its the wrong part let me know I also have the outer case seal if you need one.
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2019, 19:59
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By stocktake
Thanks for the PM, will bob a couple in the post...

Thanks for the PM, will bob a couple in the post tomorrow, don't worry about postage it will only be a couple of quid or so, just stick it in a charity box when your passing it's fine.
Edit: its...
Forum: Humour Corner 12th July 2019, 19:56
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By stocktake
Oh, I so want to do that to them :laughing2:

Oh, I so want to do that to them :laughing2:
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2019, 18:24
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By stocktake
Send me your address, I'll bob one in the post...

Send me your address, I'll bob one in the post for you :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 18:04
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By stocktake
One on the side is the balance one. You can leave...

One on the side is the balance one. You can leave it unplugged with no damage being done but your car will not be running at its optimum power or economy capabilities. All it will do is log a fault...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2019, 08:37
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By stocktake
Check your Vis motors, they are supplied with...

Check your Vis motors, they are supplied with power for around 5 mins after ign off. If the Vis motor has a failed final drive inside then the motor inside the unit will run untill the ECU cuts the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2019, 16:58
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By stocktake
Traction control ;) Standard on the engine loom I...

Traction control ;) Standard on the engine loom I believe
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2019, 18:38
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By stocktake
As I understand it there are many members running...

As I understand it there are many members running long term with the oil cooler bypassed with no negative effects but, it is there for a reason, :shrug: possibly to assist when constantly working...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2019, 06:52
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By stocktake
Yup :)....

Yup :)....
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd July 2019, 21:44
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By stocktake
Ouch! ...

Ouch!
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/MGZT-ROVER-75-20-2-5-V6-OIL-COOLER-PBC000031-New-Genuine-GT-MG-SPARES-LTD/111981721623?epid=2261027240&hash=item1a12a17817:g:6jEAAOSwKfVXIgD3
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2019, 18:43
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By stocktake
I can confirm whilst you will notice a difference...

I can confirm whilst you will notice a difference in economy and performance if your VIS motors have failed they will NOT bring the engine management light on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2019, 21:10
Replies: 33
Views: 2,751
Posted By stocktake
Good to see this post Mike :), Next Nano meet is...

Good to see this post Mike :), Next Nano meet is 20th July.
your main problem with an MOT where the car has been stood a lot is rust.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 08:59
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By stocktake
If you are certain you have a two speed fan with...

If you are certain you have a two speed fan with a resistor then one option is to contact member Jules or DMGRS on here for a resister upgrade kit. on a 2005 car its a bumper off job.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2019, 08:34
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By stocktake
First port of call is always the drop link ;)

First port of call is always the drop link ;)
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 09:24
Replies: 13
Views: 176
Posted By stocktake
Hope its a great day Matey :birthday::birthday:

Hope its a great day Matey :birthday::birthday:
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 29th June 2019, 21:41
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By stocktake
Well, you learn something new everyday ...

Well, you learn something new everyday
https://www.wcfnw.co.uk/what-is-diesel-bug/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 18:33
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By stocktake
Hi David, Nice to see you again, Only sorry I...

Hi David,
Nice to see you again, Only sorry I only had standard specification Vis motors to hand and none of my upgraded ones, they tend to be built to order.
Still, as i say they either work or...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 26th June 2019, 09:21
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By stocktake
Booked in at spread eagle ;)

Booked in at spread eagle ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 20:47
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By stocktake
Perfect, I can only assume you have managed to...

Perfect, I can only assume you have managed to remove all of the KSeal through your many flushes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 19:28
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By stocktake
Certainly better prospects than " Diesel Engine...

Certainly better prospects than " Diesel Engine required" posted recently. :)
Hope all is OK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By stocktake
Afraid not 🙁

Afraid not 🙁
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 10:50
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By stocktake
Thanks Wes ;)

Thanks Wes ;)
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 08:37
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By stocktake
Top Gear, Enjoyed it. FF wanting to "adjust...

Top Gear, Enjoyed it. FF wanting to "adjust himself" left me and the missus laughing :D
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 08:33
Replies: 10
Views: 238
Posted By stocktake
Hope its a great day old friend, I really must...

Hope its a great day old friend, I really must ring you back for a chat, I just seem so busy just now :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 10:28
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By stocktake
it is more likely the cable has come out of the...

it is more likely the cable has come out of the cable splitter under the bonnet.
PM a moderator for instructions on how to open it ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 19:19
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By stocktake
there are 3 motors in the seat. back and...

there are 3 motors in the seat.
back and forward
base tilt
back tilt
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 17:20
Replies: 15
Views: 299
Posted By stocktake
As your getting on now Jim, I thought I would...

As your getting on now Jim, I thought I would wish you happy birthday just before your bedtime :D :D
Have a great day matey
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 17:18
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By stocktake
No doubt you will have fallen out of your tree by...

No doubt you will have fallen out of your tree by this time and unable to speak :D :D :D (And if not then its a sign your getting old :) )
Hope your having a superb day Dave
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 17:19
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By stocktake
Pretty certain your catching us all up Reece, ...

Pretty certain your catching us all up Reece,
Have a great day matey
:birthday::birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 21:40
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By stocktake
Not sure on the closest person to you but price...

Not sure on the closest person to you but price wise, circa £450-£500 for all three inc water pump.
If your in there the stat is easy and minimal labour.
Forum: Items Wanted 13th June 2019, 17:51
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By stocktake
Didn't realise there were two types, this...

Didn't realise there were two types,
this supplier has the same ones :shrug:

https://www.mg-rover.com/inc/sdetail/mg_rover_400_75___v6___rear__polished_chrome_effect_badge_dal103750mmm/647/5871
Forum: Items Wanted 13th June 2019, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By stocktake
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DAL103750MMMALT :)

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DAL103750MMMALT :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 17:54
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By stocktake
Rear bank lamda sensor wiring has been known to...

Rear bank lamda sensor wiring has been known to touch exhaust and shorted the wiring. this would give a burning smell and bring on engine management light.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 17:48
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By stocktake
Yes :)....

Yes :)....
Forum: Items Wanted 9th June 2019, 09:31
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By stocktake
OEM exhaust centre section V6

I have a powerflow back box on my kv6 which raised the exhaust sound just enough for my liking.
The rest of the exhaust is OEM boxes. After twenty years on the car these are now coming to the end of...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 8th June 2019, 18:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By stocktake
Unfortunately Marina's work commitments and other...

Unfortunately Marina's work commitments and other events mean we cannot make this one at all, Gutted :(. Still, the July one is not far away.
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2019, 18:14
Replies: 21
Views: 391
Posted By stocktake
Now that would be her birthday wish :D

Now that would be her birthday wish :D
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2019, 12:40
Replies: 39
Views: 1,156
Posted By stocktake
I take it your inside as I cannot see your R's in...

I take it your inside as I cannot see your R's in the Non stop Rain :D :D :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2019, 22:12
Replies: 39
Views: 1,156
Posted By stocktake
You may know it Dave but sure as hell you ain't...

You may know it Dave but sure as hell you ain't got a wife that insists on changing doors because she fancies a god damn change, enjoy your weekend :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2019, 22:01
Replies: 39
Views: 1,156
Posted By stocktake
Wots everyone got this weekend? : Flippin...

Wots everyone got this weekend? :
Flippin glossing doors for me :( hate it
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2019, 08:27
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By stocktake
I have refrained from posting on this thread too...

I have refrained from posting on this thread too much as too many cooks etc, but as you have asked for opinions.

The bracket for the resistor is a red herring, pay no attention to it. both two and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 21:27
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By stocktake
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.ph...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=1020132&postcount=9
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 21:21
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By stocktake
Two speed fans cycle on and off when A/C is on...

Two speed fans cycle on and off when A/C is on when the resistor has failed. I have also known a three speed fan cycle on and off when A/C is on when the slow speed has failed due to brush wear.;)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By stocktake
A nice walnut dye before laquer .......Mmmmmm

A nice walnut dye before laquer .......Mmmmmm
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2019, 08:41
Replies: 28
Views: 339
Posted By stocktake
Hope its a nice restful day Phil :) :birthday:

Hope its a nice restful day Phil :)
:birthday:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 15:37
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By stocktake
Just a note to all. If your backplates are in...

Just a note to all.
If your backplates are in good nick apart from the hole wearing that secures the pins then you can revert to conventional brake shoe retaining kits and slot the pin in from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 16:18
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By stocktake
Welcome back Dave, I take it the S type didn't do...

Welcome back Dave, I take it the S type didn't do it for you?
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 05:57
Replies: 14
Views: 204
Posted By stocktake
Jesus, what time do you lot get up!!! Have a...

Jesus, what time do you lot get up!!!
Have a great day Mark, one of the most genuine gents you will meet.
Top 3% Mark ;) :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 20:52
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By stocktake
Look through the grill at the front, behind the...

Look through the grill at the front, behind the fan at approx the 2 o clock position you will see a silver resistor around 15mm x 15mm x 70mm (ish)
if not it is (almost) certain you have the older...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 25th May 2019, 19:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By stocktake
Begger, we are in Lanzarote :( :)

Begger, we are in Lanzarote :( :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 19:35
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By stocktake
Hi Mike, Russ does indeed do home visits when...

Hi Mike,
Russ does indeed do home visits when he can. Also if you need a hand I have more time now than I used to as i took early retirement, :) let me know if I can help.
Dave...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 19:31
Replies: 81
Views: 2,617
Posted By stocktake
Your radiator fan should come on low speed at...

Your radiator fan should come on low speed at around 100 and stay on until 95. If it doesn't then you have a problem with the fan, that could be a failed resistor, relay or fan brushes.
Regardless...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 10:26
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By stocktake
I stand to be corrected but reading between the...

I stand to be corrected but reading between the lines he has spun the captive nut holding the inboard nut of the upper arm, nothing more.

This simply requires the removal of the subframe (or maybe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 07:23
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By stocktake
Wire the motors across the battery from the two...

Wire the motors across the battery from the two powerfold connections on the mirror. connected one way will open the mirror, reversing the polarity will close it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2019, 17:53
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By stocktake
FACT: If there is no other fault than a failed...

FACT: If there is no other fault than a failed cooling fan then the A/C will provide cold air into the cabin if called for when the car is moving.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 22nd May 2019, 18:49
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By stocktake
Just waiting to see what Marinas shift pattern is...

Just waiting to see what Marinas shift pattern is at her new job before I/we can commit to one or two days :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2019, 10:49
Replies: 198
Views: 15,240
Posted By stocktake
If ever there was a case for an agreed insurance...

If ever there was a case for an agreed insurance valuation then this must be it?
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 08:31
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By stocktake
Also after cutting up chillies be sure to wash...

Also after cutting up chillies be sure to wash your hands thoroughly BEFORE going to take a pee, it can be really painful. As for telling your partner, they will find it hilarious. :duh::eek::D
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2019, 15:27
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By stocktake
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sop=15&_from=R4...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sop=15&_from=R40&_nkw=rover+75+single+din+surround&_sacat=0&rt=nc
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2019, 12:15
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By stocktake
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sop=15&_osacat=...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_sop=15&_osacat=0&_odkw=cd+413x&_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=cd413x&_sacat=0
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