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Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2014, 19:09
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By David3807
I have wondered this myself but have not tested...

I have wondered this myself but have not tested it out. But thinking about it 'Snow' mode starts the car in second gear and I would guess that this could give rise to increased fluid 'slip' in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2013, 16:02
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By David3807
Should'nt worry - driving the auto is a relaxing...

Should'nt worry - driving the auto is a relaxing experience and you will soon wonder why you ever droVE a manual car. Just put the car in drive (D) and push the accelerator.

Until you get used...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 4th October 2013, 19:06
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By David3807
PM sent ..........

PM sent ..........
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2013, 19:45
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By David3807
Funny you should ask :) ...

Funny you should ask :)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._Lyons_and_Co.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2013, 23:17
Replies: 23
Views: 1,036
Posted By David3807
Your memory is going Mr L - I always drink tea at...

Your memory is going Mr L - I always drink tea at your place :D

Will contact you over the wekend.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2013, 15:49
Replies: 23
Views: 1,036
Posted By David3807
I would agree with Bill - overfuelling. Had the...

I would agree with Bill - overfuelling. Had the same happen to me about 4 weeks ago. 2002 2.5 V6. Had moved it a couple of days previously (running for about 2 minutes) and then not touched it for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2012, 23:07
Replies: 6
Views: 667
Posted By David3807
I have transported a complete tailgate from...

I have transported a complete tailgate from Birmingham to Kent in the back of my tourer. Back seats down of course. Probably wise to have a few old blankets or the like to prevent the tailgate being...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2012, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By David3807
Try disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes and...

Try disconnecting the battery for 15 minutes and then reconnect. this causes the cars computers to reboot just like restarting home computer.

has been known to work on missing display but wont...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2012, 20:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By David3807
Was it raining when the problem surfaced ??? ...

Was it raining when the problem surfaced ???

If it was have you added a failing MAF to the possibilites ?? Road spray has been known to cause problems with the MAF usually though with a MAF that...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd September 2012, 01:35
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By David3807
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BREAKING-2004-ROVER-75-1...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BREAKING-2004-ROVER-75-1-8-PETROL-PAINT-CODE-GMN-FRONT-WIPER-MOTOR-/290773991921?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item43b37b01f1
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2012, 10:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By David3807
You sure its a flat spot and not the auto box...

You sure its a flat spot and not the auto box being relectant to change down a cog or two??

My first 75 was a 75 2L V6 auto (X plate) and it was a bit reluctant to change down especially at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2012, 18:19
Replies: 90
Views: 18,758
Posted By David3807
Still working on A2 London Bound at Bluewater...

Still working on A2 London Bound at Bluewater junction at 11.15 today. Two warnings of problems on M25 received.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2012, 14:49
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By David3807
Hi Minty.. Are you positive that its not tyres...

Hi Minty.. Are you positive that its not tyres ??

Had similar noise on my Con SE 2.5 Auto saloon. Tyres had been on the car for about 2.5 years and 12k miles and were down to 5 to 6mm....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th July 2012, 13:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,546
Posted By David3807
I am on the petrol side of this forum but from...

I am on the petrol side of this forum but from what I have read if you suspect a maf problem just disconnecting the MAF will force the car to a default setting. This may not give perfect running but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2012, 18:53
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By David3807
Any X Part dealer can get the fluid. Choose your...

Any X Part dealer can get the fluid. Choose your nearest and save delivery charges.:)
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2012, 14:53
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By David3807
Any good ? ...

Any good ?

http://www.travelodge.co.uk/hotels/23/Dartford-hotel

Its also near a rail Station which might be of use instead of Taxi.

If you need to be on the Kent side of the river would not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2012, 21:46
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By David3807
Yes you can.:)

Yes you can.:)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2012, 19:28
Replies: 12
Views: 1,552
Posted By David3807
Is PPPP still showing on the display ??

Is PPPP still showing on the display ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2012, 16:55
Replies: 51
Views: 3,249
Posted By David3807
Think he was correct in the first sentence :} ...

Think he was correct in the first sentence :}

Surely EP would have shown up on the dash if it was Auto box failure ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2012, 21:23
Replies: 12
Views: 1,552
Posted By David3807
Just an outside chance (but its fee and only...

Just an outside chance (but its fee and only takes 20 minutes to try) it might be a computer glitch. Try disconnecting the battery for 10 minutes, This has the effect of rebooting all the cars...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2012, 10:04
Replies: 24
Views: 3,359
Posted By David3807
Any Xpart dealer/service centre can supply the...

Any Xpart dealer/service centre can supply the correct fluid and since I believe Rimmers are an X Part dealer I suspect that X Part is their supplier as well.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2012, 22:54
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By David3807
So who bought it then ???:)

So who bought it then ???:)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2012, 13:58
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By David3807
Not the cheapest around but A/ they do know what...

Not the cheapest around but A/ they do know what they are doing and B/ they will not rip you off. Worth a phone call anyway.

http://www.appledevelopment.co.uk/index.html

You need the Camer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2012, 17:50
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By David3807
About 3.5 litres if mine was typical, at least...

About 3.5 litres if mine was typical, at least that was what was on the bill to the AA when my cooler pipe was replaced.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2012, 15:50
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By David3807
Well done. 1 new Pipe and 4 litres of new...

Well done.

1 new Pipe and 4 litres of new fluid should sort it and the box will be as good as before.:)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2012, 15:20
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By David3807
Have you tried any other gears including reverse ?

Have you tried any other gears including reverse ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2012, 15:42
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By David3807
Could be that fluid has been lost and if it...

Could be that fluid has been lost and if it happened suddenly rather than over a few days I would suggest that one of the pipes from the auto box to the fluid cooler has come adrift. That will dump...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2012, 22:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By David3807
Just for info my 75 handbook under battery rating...

Just for info my 75 handbook under battery rating states

1.8 litre petrol engine with manual
transmission 61 amp/hr

All other variants 75 amp/hr
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2012, 17:43
Replies: 18
Views: 1,457
Posted By David3807
You mentioned that the car was fully loaded. ...

You mentioned that the car was fully loaded. Does it have have the factory fit Sat Nav. If so have you checked that it is actually shutting down ie no red light showing on the sat nav compurer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2012, 19:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By David3807
Even better are 15" inch wheels with 205/65/15...

Even better are 15" inch wheels with 205/65/15 tyres which were the original fit when the 75 was introduced.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2012, 21:06
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By David3807
Sounds like a thermostat stuck open or partially...

Sounds like a thermostat stuck open or partially open.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 18th April 2012, 10:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,225
Posted By David3807
Try this ...

Try this

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=372649&postcount=78
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2012, 19:16
Replies: 49
Views: 3,742
Posted By David3807
Correct ........

Correct ........
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2012, 18:04
Replies: 49
Views: 3,742
Posted By David3807
Funeral Directors near Bournemouth. One of their...

Funeral Directors near Bournemouth. One of their small fleet of R75 funeral cars.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2012, 17:09
Replies: 49
Views: 3,742
Posted By David3807
This R75 V8 should be high on the rare list given...

This R75 V8 should be high on the rare list given that only 16 R75 V8 Tourers were made.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/9584831d06aa255e.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2012, 16:25
Replies: 97
Views: 5,345
Posted By David3807
Agree with all that. Worth a try even if it just...

Agree with all that. Worth a try even if it just eliminates one possibility
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2012, 00:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,850
Posted By David3807
That looks a nice motor at Evans Halshaw Anna and...

That looks a nice motor at Evans Halshaw Anna and a lowish mileage.

Are the V6s particularly thirsty' ??? Depends on what you do with them.

I have had both 2.00 and now 2.5 types - both...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2012, 19:23
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By David3807
Taking a guess I would say that one is for normal...

Taking a guess I would say that one is for normal suspension and the other is for cars with self levelling rear suspension. Cant say which is which though sorry.

Do know that when you fit ordinary...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2012, 15:47
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By David3807
Any help ? ...

Any help ?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-MG-ZT-Front-Windscreen-BRAND-NEW-R19-/200342220930?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2ea553b082
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th March 2012, 16:11
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By David3807
A bit off topic but while you have access under...

A bit off topic but while you have access under the seat take a pic of the spring/damper details which are on a label stuck to the body metal under the seat. Will save you taking the seat up again...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2012, 17:59
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By David3807
Lighter right foot perhaps ?? :D And try not...

Lighter right foot perhaps ?? :D

And try not to come to a dead stand if at all possible. Using first gear in the auto 2.00 (and the 2.5) always uses a lot of fuel
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2012, 17:35
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By David3807
Having driven both types: Heavy car and...

Having driven both types:

Heavy car and 2.00v6 engine a little underpowered but beautifully smooth.
2.00 needs higher revs/lower gears to make progress.

2.5 more power thus lower revs and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2012, 17:11
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By David3807
Commonish problem in cars around 2002. Glitch in...

Commonish problem in cars around 2002. Glitch in instrument pack. Will gradually revert to proper figure as you have found. Adding some more fuel to the tank should also correct the figure - well...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2012, 22:23
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By David3807
Having stored positions in mems 1 and 2 does the...

Having stored positions in mems 1 and 2 does the seat react when you press the seat mems buttons ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th March 2012, 16:38
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By David3807
Doesnt need applying to fob. Fobs are...

Doesnt need applying to fob. Fobs are automatically fobs 1 and 2. Once seat set up with positions in memory mem position one works with key one and so on.

Remember to activate the seat position...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2012, 08:49
Replies: 54
Views: 4,650
Posted By David3807
Cos if you run a Tourer and the front wipers are...

Cos if you run a Tourer and the front wipers are ON then the rear wiper gives a wipe or two every time you select reverse which could be worrking on a dry and dirty screen.
Forum: V8 Forum 16th February 2012, 22:56
Replies: 13
Views: 2,875
Posted By David3807
Odd, would have expected it to be pretty clean...

Odd, would have expected it to be pretty clean considering the owner

http://www.dorsetfunerals.co.uk/fleet.php

And I have had my eye on it for a couple of years as well :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2012, 20:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By David3807
Boot release doesnt work with the car deadlocked...

Boot release doesnt work with the car deadlocked with fob. At least it wont with my cars.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2012, 20:38
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By David3807
New windscreen ...

New windscreen

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-MG-ZT-Front-Windscreen-BRAND-NEW-R19-/200342220930?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item2ea553b082
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2012, 16:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By David3807
Snow mode prevents use of 1st gear - therefore...

Snow mode prevents use of 1st gear - therefore all starts are made in second with a bit extra torque converter slip thus wasting more fuel ???

And the handbook I think refers to D as enonomy mode...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st February 2012, 22:10
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By David3807
Depends if your are talking brand new or used ...

Depends if your are talking brand new or used

I have a used tailgate (complete with window, electric locks etc and trim) siting in my garage 'just in case'.. Cost me £50.

Not a clue...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2012, 22:47
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By David3807
I would guess that it was registered just to get...

I would guess that it was registered just to get the numbers up.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th January 2012, 22:05
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By David3807
Got a couple of inserts doing nothing on my desk...

Got a couple of inserts doing nothing on my desk at the moment left over from my playing with the Kaiser one a year or so ago.

If you care to PM me your address I can pop one in the post.

Am...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2012, 13:51
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By David3807
Had the same on renewal for my two V6 Autos with...

Had the same on renewal for my two V6 Autos with Admiral. Was £250 each in 2010 went to £400 each in 2011. Started looking on the comparison web sites. Found an insurer who was quoting £260 per...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2012, 13:00
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By David3807
Check the Vacuum pipe for a small leak somewhere....

Check the Vacuum pipe for a small leak somewhere. Then get cycle puncture repair kit to make good.
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2011, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By David3807
1/ The seller will have a few more parts to list...

1/ The seller will have a few more parts to list from the car for some of which colour will be relevant. For subsequent adverts is trying to save time by using his first advert as a basic template....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2011, 22:04
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By David3807
Thats what fixed the leaks on my 75 Tourer...

Thats what fixed the leaks on my 75 Tourer tailgate:)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2011, 15:29
Replies: 44
Views: 2,852
Posted By David3807
Picked this up on a Freelander site - may be...

Picked this up on a Freelander site - may be helpfull

http://www.myfreelander.co.uk/Transmission/transprobs3.htm

The adjustment of the selector cables may well be different on a 75 but the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2011, 18:07
Replies: 44
Views: 2,852
Posted By David3807
I believe there is a auto fluid cooler (there is...

I believe there is a auto fluid cooler (there is on a V6). The pipes from the auto box to the cooler have been known to come adrift loosing fluid and giving the symptoms you describe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2011, 23:00
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By David3807
Know what they are doing ...

Know what they are doing

http://www.appledevelopment.co.uk/index.htm

About 10 min drive from A2 (Gravesend (Central) ) interchange with A227.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2011, 13:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By David3807
If that was the trip computer I would expect a...

If that was the trip computer I would expect a little optimism as I can also see 41 on my t/c which equates in my case to 36MPG brim to brim. (2.5 Auto saloon by the way)

If the 40mpg is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2011, 12:42
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By David3807
Cos you can usually feel it engage and the revs...

Cos you can usually feel it engage and the revs drop by 100 or so rpm - at least that happens on my KV6s :}
Forum: Photography Corner 11th November 2011, 11:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,864
Posted By David3807
You could scan the pics and play with the scans...

You could scan the pics and play with the scans in something like Photoshop Elements. Should be able to make some improvement.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2011, 17:18
Replies: 61
Views: 4,987
Posted By David3807
What car are you insured on? 2001 connie se 2.5...

What car are you insured on? 2001 connie se 2.5 auto
What company are you insured with? admiral
What is your insurance costing you? £245
What age are you? 65
What gender are you? male
What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2011, 17:15
Replies: 61
Views: 4,987
Posted By David3807
What car are you insured on? 2002 connie se...

What car are you insured on? 2002 connie se tourer 2.5 auto
What company are you insured with? admiral
What is your insurance costing you? £245
What age are you? 65
What gender are you? male...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th October 2011, 09:30
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By David3807
The ZT light is 'white' for the indicator section...

The ZT light is 'white' for the indicator section whereas the 75 is slightly 'smoked'.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2011, 17:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By David3807
Or invest in Parking Aids ???:):):)

Or invest in Parking Aids ???:):):)
Forum: Items Wanted 11th October 2011, 17:40
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By David3807
SMC Trading (member on here ) in Essex will...

SMC Trading (member on here ) in Essex will probably have a new one. They sell on e bay.

If you do buy second hand make sure its off a 75 cos although the units for ZT look almost the same they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2011, 17:04
Replies: 30
Views: 4,998
Posted By David3807
You could follow this link which is a search of...

You could follow this link which is a search of the forum using 'Dashboard Buzzing' to find other posts on he subject
...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th October 2011, 18:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,841
Posted By David3807
Try E Bay - search on 'Rover 75 bonnet' or...

Try E Bay - search on 'Rover 75 bonnet' or 'Rover 75 Mum'
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2011, 15:50
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By David3807
And Voila !! ...

And Voila !!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-2002-Rear-Bumper-Paint-Code-JEY-Breaking-75-/110745083428?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19c8ebde24
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2011, 12:23
Replies: 30
Views: 2,155
Posted By David3807
My Saloons boot/bumper repair should be finished...

My Saloons boot/bumper repair should be finished today/tomorrow at a place in Northfleet. Will let you know what I think when I pick it up or if you are close enough you could pop over and have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2011, 14:42
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By David3807
Any help ?? ...

Any help ??

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-GRID001940
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2011, 18:54
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By David3807
Maybe I have been a bit lucky (or persistant)...

Maybe I have been a bit lucky (or persistant) with my two 75s - £250 each for the last two years and the eventual renewal this year is the same.

Fully comp, 2.5 Auto Tourer and saloon, about 5000...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2011, 09:05
Replies: 21
Views: 1,420
Posted By David3807
I reckon its a stat issue (stat stuck open or...

I reckon its a stat issue (stat stuck open or partially open) but as the MGR stat is sealed inside the housing you have to replace both if either goes wrong. And a couple of plastic pipes either...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2011, 00:43
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By David3807
For a how to access and fix filter follow this...

For a how to access and fix filter follow this link:

http://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/index.php?thepage=howto

Its PDF file in left colum one up from bottom - ' Petrol fuel system failure'
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th September 2011, 00:34
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By David3807
Have you considered that the fuel filter (in the...

Have you considered that the fuel filter (in the passenger side of the fuel tank) may be coming unscewed ?? Simple fix is to screw it together and fit a clip (known as the 'orange clip' because of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2011, 17:37
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By David3807
Not exactly Croydon but good guys - ...

Not exactly Croydon but good guys -

http://www.appledevelopment.co.uk/index.htm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2011, 17:35
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By David3807
Or perhaps you are overfilling. How much are you...

Or perhaps you are overfilling. How much are you putting in each week ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2011, 14:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,543
Posted By David3807
Fuel Burning Heater ?? Try unplugging it. ...

Fuel Burning Heater ?? Try unplugging it.

And I think glow plug relay can go faulty especially if it gets wet. Near the main ECU I believe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2011, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By David3807
Probably too far away for you but I believe SMC...

Probably too far away for you but I believe SMC in Essex have some brand new boot lids for mk 2s some in colour rather than primer.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2011, 00:10
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By David3807
BAttery off reboot should cure the problem. ...

BAttery off reboot should cure the problem.

ie disconnect battery for about 10 minutes and then reconnect. If you have sat nav make sure that its gone to sleep (ie no lights showing box where the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2011, 17:29
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By David3807
Thanks Woody. Strood is just down the road from...

Thanks Woody. Strood is just down the road from me - about 5 miles.

By the way link to website does not work for me ???

David
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2011, 16:37
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By David3807
Hi Woody Can you give a link or contact details...

Hi Woody
Can you give a link or contact details for Inspraytion. May have need for someone like that and I am in Kent as well

David
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2011, 15:58
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By David3807
Make that three and I already know the one. Its...

Make that three and I already know the one. Its just not for sale AFAIK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2011, 18:11
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By David3807
Glad to be of help. And thanks for posting. :)

Glad to be of help. And thanks for posting. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2011, 13:41
Replies: 67
Views: 6,610
Posted By David3807
Hence the warning in the handbook that the car...

Hence the warning in the handbook that the car should NEVER be locked with the remote when anybody is left inside.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2011, 20:09
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By David3807
Have you checked the fluid level ???

Have you checked the fluid level ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2011, 23:17
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By David3807
Its usually the handbrake shoes with some dirt in...

Its usually the handbrake shoes with some dirt in the drums.

Try 'bouncing' the rear of the car with handbrake on then off.

hth
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2011, 16:04
Replies: 16
Views: 1,459
Posted By David3807
As the car warms to full temp whatever is leaking...

As the car warms to full temp whatever is leaking (hose clip etc) expands closing the problem.

When only used on short journies the problem never gets hot enough to close.

Or is that too easy....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2011, 11:00
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By David3807
I thought it was appropriate in the circumstances...

I thought it was appropriate in the circumstances :D

Boot hinges seem to have survived ok but the panel inside the boot is slightly bent. Boot still opens and closes ok with a only little...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2011, 09:13
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By David3807
Bump ............

Bump ............
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2011, 16:36
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By David3807
Accident repairer Gravesend/Dartford

Last week Christine was on the M25 stopped in lane one of three lanes of standing traffic when a lorry driver behind forgot to use the brake with the results below. No injuries but she was a little...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2011, 11:16
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By David3807
First welcome to the club :) Believe the 75...

First welcome to the club :)

Believe the 75 was designed to run on 205/65/15 tyres but after some months production the supplied tyres were changed as a cost cutting exercise to 195/65/15. So...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2011, 18:40
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By David3807
Gerry. think we may be misunderstanding each...

Gerry. think we may be misunderstanding each other here and apologise if I am telling you something you already know..

When a 75 is started the cars ECU checks the battery voltage and if it deems...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2011, 15:29
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By David3807
Oh and how old is the battery ?? They usually...

Oh and how old is the battery ?? They usually last about 6 years on a 2.5 Auto - at least they did to within two months with mine
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2011, 15:26
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By David3807
Ok but are the headlights flashing cos thats a...

Ok but are the headlights flashing cos thats a sure sign of a battery with not enough juice to start the car ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2011, 15:16
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By David3807
Are the headlights flashing when you try to start...

Are the headlights flashing when you try to start ???

If so its the battery or connections thereto

Assume engine not turning over ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2011, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By David3807
TBH I thought the range figure was the one that...

TBH I thought the range figure was the one that could not be reset :shrug:

And the fact that the range figure can increase is not suprising - say you have spent the day in traffic and MPG will be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2011, 14:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By David3807
There is some sort of security lock on Tourers...

There is some sort of security lock on Tourers which prevents the tailgate opening whilst the car is in motion.

Once the car has stopped this security lock is released. If you are a bit quick...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2011, 12:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By David3807
Could try Meguiar's NXT Tech Wax. Two coats works...

Could try Meguiar's NXT Tech Wax. Two coats works very well on dark colours such as my Brit Racing Green 3 Tourer.

Halfords - about £15
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2011, 17:15
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By David3807
And me :)............

And me :)............
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2011, 17:29
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By David3807
Thanks for the replies. Will do as...

Thanks for the replies.

Will do as suggested and get the car on T4.

Just a little puzzled as to why the difficult start only happens on a partially warm engine though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th May 2011, 02:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,153
Posted By David3807
KV6 2.5 Auto 'Warm' Start problem.

Occasional problem with warm start after short journey from cold.

Car cold (not used for at least 6 hours)
Start. Tickover about 1000rpm settling to about 700rpm after 200 yards or so.
Drive...
Forum: Photography Corner 17th May 2011, 18:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By David3807
Have you tried all on this list ?? ...

Have you tried all on this list ??


http://www.camerapricebuster.co.uk/prod34.html
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2011, 10:52
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Maybe not. Remember the 4/5mm hole. I had...

Maybe not. Remember the 4/5mm hole.

I had the original hole blocked and a new 1mm drilled and can get the temp to sit at 88/90 for the first 10 miles of a run similar to Mikes.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2011, 14:11
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By David3807
Mike, I have a spare MGR stat removed from the...

Mike, I have a spare MGR stat removed from the casing which you can have if its any help. Should still be working as well !!!

If you could call me could arrange delivery/pick up

David
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2011, 10:39
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Sometimes not so well !!!

Sometimes not so well !!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2011, 10:38
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Understood but does that apply to Petrols as well...

Understood but does that apply to Petrols as well ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2011, 03:34
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Update: Tourer 2.5 Auto Original...

Update:

Tourer 2.5 Auto

Original 4.5/5mm hole in stat blocked and another 1mm hole drilled. Kaiser stat refitted.

Last time I checked (about 4 weeks ago when the weather was cooler than...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2011, 13:25
Replies: 52
Views: 4,327
Posted By David3807
Mike, You have a PM.

Mike, You have a PM.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2011, 11:06
Replies: 52
Views: 4,327
Posted By David3807
Mike, Have you considered possibility of...

Mike,

Have you considered possibility of stuck thermostat partially open/closed ?? And have you checked the engine between the 'v' for red staining - ie split stat casing.

Would also be a bit...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th March 2011, 08:38
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By David3807
Any help ?? ...

Any help ??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MG-ZT-T-R-H-Rear-Lamp-BRAND-NEW-R38-/110465797250?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19b8464c82
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2011, 11:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By David3807
Think we might be getting a bit hung up over the...

Think we might be getting a bit hung up over the recall notice for the 75 Saloon springs as to the chances of front springs breaking on our cars.

Yes there is/was a potential problem with 75...
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 9th March 2011, 11:38
Replies: 39
Views: 7,501
Posted By David3807
Ah. That means it has two. I donated a...

Ah. That means it has two. I donated a smokestone wheel last October which should be with the car at LAtes cos thats where I delivered it !! No airbag cover though
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2011, 15:22
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By David3807
And I would say all of them helpful and more to...

And I would say all of them helpful and more to the point pretty correct given the difficulties of distance diagnosis.

Great record Sir :bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2011, 13:49
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By David3807
Could try putting a little more fuel in the tank....

Could try putting a little more fuel in the tank. May cure it.
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 25th February 2011, 11:34
Replies: 39
Views: 7,501
Posted By David3807
Christopher, Think you should already have a...

Christopher,

Think you should already have a steering wheel (without airbag). Left a grey one with the wheels at lates last year.

David
Forum: Technology Forum 30th January 2011, 01:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By David3807
Les, If I have this right there are two ways...

Les,

If I have this right there are two ways (perhaps more :shrug:) of getting broadband. Usual is piggy backed off your telephone line. Another is via cable etc with TV. Arnt these two systems...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th January 2011, 16:38
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By David3807
http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-RSC000131 ...

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-RSC000131

or

http://www.mgroverpartfinder.com/

and pop in the part number RSC000131
Forum: Items Wanted 28th January 2011, 15:36
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By David3807
Rimmers :)

Rimmers :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2011, 09:25
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Just like me then :D To be fair (and...

Just like me then :D

To be fair (and applying laymans logic:)) I think its the shortish journies I mostly do which is highlighting the increased petrol consumption ie standard MGR stat 2/3 miles...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2011, 00:39
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By David3807
The radio unit in the hi line sat nav set up is...

The radio unit in the hi line sat nav set up is not coded but you do have to make sure that the sat nav has shut down properly before disconnecting battery.

1 Open drivers door, bonnet and boot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2011, 16:37
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Hi Kaiser and thanks for reply. Appreciate...

Hi Kaiser and thanks for reply.

Appreciate that winter warm up will always be longer but my Tourer (with your improved housing and 80c stat) only reaches about 88c in about 4 miles and tends to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2011, 09:02
Replies: 90
Views: 21,656
Posted By David3807
Have had three thermostats fail between my two...

Have had three thermostats fail between my two 75s. One actual stat failure and two with split casing.

The stat one lasted about 5 years and 55k. the replacement lasted two years and 14k miles...
Forum: Events and Meets 12th January 2011, 12:04
Replies: 123
Views: 9,941
Posted By David3807
David3807 + 1 and using on site catering

David3807 + 1 and using on site catering
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2011, 13:58
Replies: 23
Views: 2,344
Posted By David3807
Symptoms remind me of old posts about original...

Symptoms remind me of old posts about original fit MAF sensors getting a bit worn and then road spray finishing them off. And the A2 has plenty of spray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2010, 09:52
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By David3807
Been using these for three or four years,...

Been using these for three or four years, recomended

http://www.appledevelopment.co.uk/index.htm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2010, 09:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By David3807
As I said, anything that I thought could go...

As I said, anything that I thought could go wrong with mine after reading the forums to see whats gone wrong with other peeps cars. Since Baconbuttyman has a 1.8 saloon and one of mine is a 2.5...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2010, 00:50
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By David3807
I dont think that essential spares will become...

I dont think that essential spares will become scarce for a while yet although the non essentials are already scarce/non existant eg powerfolds and switches.

However I have had for some years a...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th November 2010, 21:56
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By David3807
May not be in your colour but any help ?? ...

May not be in your colour but any help ??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200460188973&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2010, 12:49
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By David3807
Protectors were only fitted to some of the...

Protectors were only fitted to some of the prefacelift cars under the recall.

Other than that no protectors was fitted as standard to facelift or prefacelift cars AFAIK.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2010, 09:10
Replies: 37
Views: 2,576
Posted By David3807
You are right and wrong:). There was a recall...

You are right and wrong:). There was a recall for 75s but it did not extend to 2004 cars.

To be on the safe side have had the protectors fitted to my 2002 Tourer althoughwas not subject to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2010, 15:49
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By David3807
They are not handed.

They are not handed.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2010, 22:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,292
Posted By David3807
Hmm. Seems I must be a bit lucky Just had...

Hmm. Seems I must be a bit lucky

Just had renewal from Admiral, both cars Conn SE Auto 2.5

Saloon £208.14

Tourer £219.16

Gravesend, Kent. One car on Road and one on Drive. ABout 6k...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2010, 02:31
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By David3807
Have you tried ...

Have you tried

http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/

which has a DCC section. Pretty friendly lot on the whole.

and Yahoo Groups DCCuk. Another friendly lot.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2010, 11:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By David3807
Crowns or Comets (both 15 inch) fitted with...

Crowns or Comets (both 15 inch) fitted with 205.65.15 will give the best comfort.

195.65.15 nearly as good for comfort and are the cheapest of any R75 size tyres to replace.

If your 75 is the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2010, 22:45
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By David3807
Benefits of checking (2)

Does pay to check coolant levels regularly even on a V6.

Last Monday a cupfull down, today probably half pint.
And red staining in the V :mad:

Now looking for a KAiser Metal stat
Forum: Items Wanted 27th August 2010, 22:34
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By David3807
Metal Thermostat for V6

Coolant level dropping and red stains in the V :mad:

Does anyone have a Kaiser kit which they could sell ???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2010, 11:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By David3807
This one ?? ...

This one ??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1999-ROVER-75-CONNOISSEUR-AUTO-BLUE-NO-RESERVE-/270626627582?pt=Automobiles_UK
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2010, 21:35
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By David3807
While you are in the plenum area check on the...

While you are in the plenum area check on the glow plug relay which is near the ECU. It doesnt like getting wet any more than the ECU and has been known to cause problems when wet.

If you have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2010, 12:19
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By David3807
Hi Mark, First I am not a tech expert :) ...

Hi Mark,

First I am not a tech expert :)

But

1/ If you leave the A/c on Auto all the time (so that it comes on with the ignition switch) then the A/c compressor will kick in shortly after...
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 22nd August 2010, 22:36
Replies: 192
Views: 28,037
Posted By David3807
Got a Smokestone steering wheel for you Mr L....

Got a Smokestone steering wheel for you Mr L. Will bring it with me on 26th September,

If you can provide a bit of polish/T Cut and a cloth may even do a panel or two while you look after my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2010, 21:00
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By David3807
Afraid not. Car needs to be hooked up to the...

Afraid not. Car needs to be hooked up to the dealer computer (T4).
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2010, 18:04
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By David3807
Could be engine coolant temp sensor or the wiring...

Could be engine coolant temp sensor or the wiring thereto playing up. Check the wiring first, maybe just a loose connection.

Fan always goes full speed if no signal received from the temp sensor.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2010, 23:02
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By David3807
Slightly off topic but I have always wondered if...

Slightly off topic but I have always wondered if there are tilt sensors since I thought the autobox worked out what to do by accelerator position, engine and road speed, amount of steady brake...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2010, 22:30
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By David3807
Have encountered the same on both mine in exactly...

Have encountered the same on both mine in exactly same circumstances - junction and then away up a slight hill. Normally only happens with a cold or coldish car ie when the autobox fluid is not up to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2010, 21:17
Replies: 27
Views: 2,760
Posted By David3807
Thats not good news. What was the diagnosis...

Thats not good news.

What was the diagnosis ie why does it need replacing rather than repair ??

And IIRC the 2l V6 Auto has different gear ratios to the 2.5 so I dont think it will do - no...
Forum: Social Forum 9th August 2010, 03:10
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By David3807
Considered B and B instead of Camping ??? ...

Considered B and B instead of Camping ???

http://www.aboutbritain.com/towns/smarden.asp
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th August 2010, 21:19
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By David3807
A picture of my tourer taken about a year ago....

A picture of my tourer taken about a year ago. R75 Tourer 2.5 Auto with self levelling rears. First picture.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=65144&highlight=rear+springs
...
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