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Forum: I.C.E. Forum 17th May 2021, 15:57
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By scoubix
The latest CD maps for the mk2/mk3 drives were...

The latest CD maps for the mk2/mk3 drives were released in 2015, there's not been any new releases since then. For the DVD mk4 drives, updates are still available and both of my cars have been...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2021, 16:19
Replies: 10
Views: 977
Posted By scoubix
The digital speedo is enabled only by changing a...

The digital speedo is enabled only by changing a few bits in the EEPROM of the instrument pack. It can be done for instance with Phil-T4 IPKChanger program which is probably the safest way to do it....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2021, 23:32
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By scoubix
Get in touch with Scott or Matt at DMGRS, they...

Get in touch with Scott or Matt at DMGRS, they sold the US version of the KV6 inlet manifold some time back and had detailed instructions about the DIY changes needed, I’m quite confident they couldd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2021, 22:39
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By scoubix
**bump** any help welcomed :}

**bump**
any help welcomed :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th May 2021, 10:38
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By scoubix
Anyone with the RDS 3.03 setup CD?

Hello folks

Anyone in the Testbook/T4 community out here would have the old DISCUS RDS 3.03 setup disc for T1? Having T4s myself it wouldn't be of any use on those but I'd like to set it up in a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2021, 13:33
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By scoubix
Simon, I can send you a PDF file of that...

Simon, I can send you a PDF file of that electrical diagram, straight out of the RAVE earlier CDs I have, ready to view/print on any computer/PDF viewer.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 28th November 2020, 00:33
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By scoubix
I did myself, a few years ago, and yes it did...

I did myself, a few years ago, and yes it did work well.
Mind you, this solution is now obsolete in many countries, because the hybrid BMW tuner only has MPEG2 decoding, which many countries (France...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 28th November 2020, 00:28
Replies: 14
Views: 2,530
Posted By scoubix
It does. Widescreen TV modules work fine with 4:3...

It does. Widescreen TV modules work fine with 4:3 screens.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2020, 10:01
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By scoubix
You should be fine. Leave the car unlocked, put a...

You should be fine. Leave the car unlocked, put a bit more pressure than the recommended values in your tyres so they don't get "squared" while the car is off the road, and that's it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2020, 00:43
Replies: 35
Views: 2,912
Posted By scoubix
Just done with watching all of it including...

Just done with watching all of it including extras...
A great piece of work indeed, and humbled to be featured in there as well ;-)
John and Mike certainly deserve major sales numbers on these...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th February 2020, 00:11
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By scoubix
Bonnet insulation pad, delivery at PoL

Hi folks

If anyone out there has a bonnet insulation pad in good condition, would gladly take it off your hands for an agreed, reasonable amount, with delivery at Pride of Longbridge being the...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th February 2020, 16:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By scoubix
The 25 and 45 ones are quite common, the 75 is of...

The 25 and 45 ones are quite common, the 75 is of a slightly different design and much rarer. I have one but have never seen another for sale since I bought mine a few years ago...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2019, 23:40
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By scoubix
How would that be any different from the...

How would that be any different from the so-called "Black Olive" replacement valve available on the two-sixties?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2018, 21:40
Replies: 146
Views: 16,311
Posted By scoubix
Well, this would have been a good laugh...if it...

Well, this would have been a good laugh...if it weren't so pathetically tragic to see a kid fail to distinguish dream from reality.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2018, 20:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By scoubix
Unfortunately the build data for the Cowley-built...

Unfortunately the build data for the Cowley-built cars is mostly incomplete and your VIN belongs to those we have no information of.
I can however tell you that your car was built on either the 16th...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2018, 08:44
Replies: 87
Views: 13,767
Posted By scoubix
If this comes to fruition, could definitely be of...

If this comes to fruition, could definitely be of interest to many, myself included :)
Forum: Items Wanted 30th January 2018, 22:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
I bought a used one from Kristian Radford website...

I bought a used one from Kristian Radford website :
https://www.retrorover.co.uk/product-page/sand-smokestone-interior-lights

Have yet to receive it but had a chat with him and he had stock when...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th January 2018, 00:25
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Thanks man, I've found one actually :)

Thanks man, I've found one actually :)
Forum: Items Wanted 28th January 2018, 21:59
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Well, still looking for one, had attempted to fix...

Well, still looking for one, had attempted to fix my original one but it didn't last long...
So anyone with a rear interior light cluster in sandstone beige, with lugs intact, please reach out......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2017, 14:57
Replies: 40
Views: 5,600
Posted By scoubix
just for everyone's information, I was a bit...

just for everyone's information, I was a bit impatient on this and as I didn't get an answer from Rick initially, I came across new screens myself while browsing for something else on eBay, and...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 23rd September 2017, 13:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,379
Posted By scoubix
Nice work. What is your build no. supposed to...

Nice work.
What is your build no. supposed to be though?
You VIN being 285186, there were 85,185 cars built in Longbridge prior to yours. Granted you can remove all ZTs from that number, but still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2017, 09:33
Replies: 40
Views: 5,600
Posted By scoubix
Rick, would you happen to be able to source an...

Rick, would you happen to be able to source an additional couple of screens?
On both my 75 and the V8, they’ve already been repaired so to speak, one by your predecessor Klarzy and the other one by...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2017, 17:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,594
Posted By scoubix
I wouldn't pay 3000 euros for a car that wouldn't...

I wouldn't pay 3000 euros for a car that wouldn't start. No one in their right mind would. I reckon she might be lucky to get 500 euros out of it...
Forum: Events and Meets 9th August 2017, 19:12
Replies: 191
Views: 17,805
Posted By scoubix
FYI to all 75 attendees, I will have my T4 with...

FYI to all 75 attendees, I will have my T4 with me so anyone willing to get a free check on their car, dealer options enabling, and the likes...feel free to reach out. Attending in my 827 Coupé and...
Forum: Events and Meets 29th July 2017, 00:53
Replies: 191
Views: 17,805
Posted By scoubix
To whomever this may concern, I'll be there for...

To whomever this may concern, I'll be there for Roverfest, as the president of the French Rover club, we'll have our club stand on the rally on sunday, and of course attending all the other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2017, 20:45
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By scoubix
When people log onto these forums after first...

When people log onto these forums after first registration, there should be a big warning sign that reads "Have a V6-powered 75/ZT and believe you have HGF? Think again !" and link to an explanation...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 29th May 2017, 20:38
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By scoubix
Unfortunately for us, 75 enthusiasts, you can't...

Unfortunately for us, 75 enthusiasts, you can't have French plates made in the specific rounded format that we know...because they are simply not legal. All French plates have to be the of the exact,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2017, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By scoubix
If you have time for a drink on an evening while...

If you have time for a drink on an evening while you're in Paris, let me know :)
Would be nice to have one, since I missed you at PoL this year.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 27th May 2017, 20:20
Replies: 1
Views: 651
Posted By scoubix
Is your widescreen unit the one with the tape...

Is your widescreen unit the one with the tape player, or built-in CD drive?
If the latter, then you do need a BM54 to drive it. There's no workaround to it.
If yours has the tape player, then in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2017, 23:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,734
Posted By scoubix
Around this time last year, I had my belts...

Around this time last year, I had my belts replaced on mine, they were last changed in october 2009 so they were 6.5 years old. The car had done less than 50.000 kms (so about 35.000 miles) during...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st May 2017, 01:07
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Well, still looking for one...:shrug:

Well, still looking for one...:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2017, 00:55
Replies: 106
Views: 4,599
Posted By scoubix
Hi Russ, just a thought, but shouldn't the Xenons...

Hi Russ, just a thought, but shouldn't the Xenons be removed from the SA codes BEFORE removing the headlamp washers?
I mean, there can be cars with headlamp washers and no xenons, but there...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2017, 19:44
Replies: 106
Views: 4,599
Posted By scoubix
Hi Russ For my own curiosity and because I...

Hi Russ

For my own curiosity and because I have a T4 myself, would this procedure apply to all sorts of engine or is it specific to the KV6 ECM?
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2017, 11:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Many thanks Stewart

Many thanks Stewart
Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2017, 09:29
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Still looking...

Still looking...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th May 2017, 10:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Tricky did have one which was sent to me but got...

Tricky did have one which was sent to me but got lost in transit, he has no more unfortunately.
Hence why I'm still looking for one too...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th May 2017, 00:16
Replies: 30
Views: 34,076
Posted By scoubix
Nope, up and running, but you need to use the new...

Nope, up and running, but you need to use the new address Nich posted above.
Forum: Items Wanted 12th May 2017, 23:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
bumpy bump... Still searching for this one....

bumpy bump...
Still searching for this one. Thanks.
Forum: Items Wanted 9th May 2017, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By scoubix
Still looking...

Still looking...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th May 2017, 11:22
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By scoubix
Thanks Mick, PM sent

Thanks Mick, PM sent
Forum: Items Wanted 6th May 2017, 01:13
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By scoubix
Tourer boot area side trim panels

Folks,

I'm after a couple (both LH and RH) of side trim panels for my ZTT, the ones under the side windows with the vent grille. The ones in my car have part of their lugs broken and no longer fit...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th April 2017, 00:07
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By scoubix
Sourced from eBay, no longer needed. Thanks

Sourced from eBay, no longer needed.
Thanks
Forum: Items Wanted 25th April 2017, 21:46
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By scoubix
Twin horn setup with loom (for petrol)

In the PPD process which I'm currently undergoing on my ZT-T (almost complete), I want to fit the twin horn setup. Anyone with a complete kit including loom and brackets from a petrol car? (I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2017, 09:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By scoubix
You're both saying the same thing, which is that...

You're both saying the same thing, which is that there's a single reference for the HK amplifier, whether for a Symphony or Hiline, and it only takes speaker-level inputs, either from the head-unit...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2017, 15:48
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By scoubix
All sorted then. PM Sent. Thanks Nigel

All sorted then. PM Sent. Thanks Nigel
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2017, 14:39
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By scoubix
Thanks m8, let me know :D

Thanks m8, let me know :D
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2017, 14:38
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By scoubix
Thanks but their website is notoriously outdated...

Thanks but their website is notoriously outdated and parts listed as being "in stock" are usually NLA. They only tell you once you've booked an order and then issue a refund...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2017, 12:59
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By scoubix
Wanted : Set of four chrome tourer luggage tie down hooks

Folks,

I'm after a set of 4 four chrome tourer luggage tie down hooks (part number is EOZ100010MMM) for my ZT-T.
The ones in my car are black and a couple are corroded, might as well go for the...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st April 2017, 21:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
PM sent ;)

PM sent ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 21st April 2017, 19:38
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By scoubix
Rear interior light cluster with intact lugs

Folks,

If anyone has a spare rear interior light cluster (in sandstone beige) available, please name your price including shipping to yours truly :)
Found mine hanging by its wire when I got to...
Forum: V8 Forum 9th April 2017, 21:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By scoubix
Nope, it was an engineering vehicle, initially...

Nope, it was an engineering vehicle, initially registered with MGR Engineering in Longbridge. It was built as an MG but was used as a development vehicle for the then-upcoming Rover 75 V8.
Forum: V8 Forum 6th April 2017, 22:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,238
Posted By scoubix
A total of 7 auto ZT260 were sold in Australia.

A total of 7 auto ZT260 were sold in Australia.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2017, 00:16
Replies: 64
Views: 7,646
Posted By scoubix
A brilliant piece of work. Well done!

A brilliant piece of work. Well done!
Forum: Items Wanted 3rd March 2017, 22:55
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By scoubix
One hour away is probably the best deal the OP...

One hour away is probably the best deal the OP could get out here in France to get parts :) It's not like there's a 75 waiting in each and every breaking yard...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th February 2017, 21:00
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By scoubix
XPart still stocks those apparently ;)

XPart still stocks those apparently ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2017, 20:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By scoubix
Not quite. It's just that the build database...

Not quite. It's just that the build database incorrectly reports a number of cars as being Contemporary trims, while they are really Connoisseurs. It's the same with my launch car...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th February 2017, 23:53
Replies: 18
Views: 2,614
Posted By scoubix
I'd have it if I lived in the UK :)

I'd have it if I lived in the UK :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2017, 00:45
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By scoubix
I think you'd have a lot more success with those,...

I think you'd have a lot more success with those, Mat, if you would provide them with modifications already done for and warrantied, even if that means partnering with someone who knows how to do the...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th February 2017, 15:50
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By scoubix
Thanks mate :)

Thanks mate :)
Forum: Items Wanted 9th February 2017, 15:43
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By scoubix
You can still buy up-to-date discs from BMW and,...

You can still buy up-to-date discs from BMW and, at least, have navigational data that is up to date...if not for the software itself.
I had a MkII drive in my 75 myself (1999 Cowley-built) and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th February 2017, 13:33
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By scoubix
Transponders, whether in flat keys such as this...

Transponders, whether in flat keys such as this one or standard keys, can not be programed with Toaf...but neither can T4. They can only program the remote part of the key to open/close doors, but...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th February 2017, 13:30
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By scoubix
You can use any of the Rover 75 drives in your...

You can use any of the Rover 75 drives in your car, either the so-called MkII which you car originally had, or the MkIII ones which were fitted in cars from MY2001 on. Each is a plug-n-play...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th February 2017, 23:56
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By scoubix
Nope, there never was. At least not officially....

Nope, there never was. At least not officially. The change to body-coloured sills was introduced for MY2001, and the changes implemented on the production line in the summer of 2000 at Cowley.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th February 2017, 22:27
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By scoubix
Buffer-stop for Tourer tailgate window - CZU000050

I've finally understood why my tailgate window is clapping on the tailgate metal frame on the right hand side when I close the tailgate. The rubber buffer-stop is missing on that side...these are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2017, 20:01
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By scoubix
A wise choice :-)

A wise choice :-)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2017, 00:55
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By scoubix
Yeah, my point exactly. It's either all black on...

Yeah, my point exactly. It's either all black on Cowley cars or body-coloured all around on Longbridge (and very late Cowley) ones, but not a mix of both. A very good-looking car nonetheless, OEW is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th February 2017, 00:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By scoubix
I still have mine for the launch car, never had...

I still have mine for the launch car, never had to use it though...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2017, 19:06
Replies: 33
Views: 1,610
Posted By scoubix
How come you have black sills on the side but...

How come you have black sills on the side but body-coloured bumper sills?
Forum: V8 Forum 21st January 2017, 08:45
Replies: 45
Views: 6,409
Posted By scoubix
You can do so here as well...

You can do so here as well...
Forum: V8 Forum 19th January 2017, 23:31
Replies: 45
Views: 6,409
Posted By scoubix
And here's mine : #190 ZT-T 260, LHD, with auto...

And here's mine : #190
ZT-T 260, LHD, with auto transmission (the only known ZTT V8 auto), used as a 75 V8 Tourer development car, 1st owner was MG Rover Eng Fleet Control in Longbridge (reg was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2017, 23:23
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By scoubix
Ask Marinabrian here :)

Ask Marinabrian here :)
Forum: Items Wanted 19th January 2017, 17:55
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By scoubix
Sorted, thanks Dom :)

Sorted, thanks Dom :)
Forum: Items Wanted 19th January 2017, 13:26
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By scoubix
Tourer loadspace nets (ESK105470) **ACQUIRED**

If anyone has a set of those Tourer nets lying around, I'd be happy to rid you of them :)
Part nr. ESK105470

Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2017, 21:03
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By scoubix
25 Tourers were built in Old English White before...

25 Tourers were built in Old English White before the colour was replaced with Dover White in early 2002.
And 83 Tourers were built in Dover White.
These numbers include all engine types and all...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 11th January 2017, 23:28
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By scoubix
I'm using 7112 on both of my cars. Perfectly...

I'm using 7112 on both of my cars. Perfectly stable and it's been fine-tuned for our cars, identifying them as Rover/MG when looking at the service history through the Intravee extras...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th December 2016, 12:21
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By scoubix
Already gone lol, that one didn't last 10...

Already gone lol, that one didn't last 10 minutes...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th December 2016, 00:12
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By scoubix
Yes it's a set of 4, and yes those are the...

Yes it's a set of 4, and yes those are the Serpent caps. I bought such a set myself from them about 2 years ago, they're still cleaning out their stock of those, it comes in a large carton box and...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th December 2016, 22:58
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By scoubix
FYI you can still get a set of 4 caps brand new...

FYI you can still get a set of 4 caps brand new from Rimmers at a bargain :

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-RRB100470
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2016, 23:18
Replies: 11
Views: 3,056
Posted By scoubix
Looks nice, but those Chinese guys don't know how...

Looks nice, but those Chinese guys don't know how to properly align panels and rear doors ;)
Forum: Items Wanted 30th November 2016, 23:08
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By scoubix
So you're more in need of a radio tuner and a...

So you're more in need of a radio tuner and a video module then ? ;-)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2016, 21:13
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By scoubix
Indeed the size is 44mm, I recently replaced mine...

Indeed the size is 44mm, I recently replaced mine with this one and it's a perfect fit :...
Forum: NAC & SAIC 10th November 2016, 22:43
Replies: 5
Views: 2,244
Posted By scoubix
18 years in production, in one form or...

18 years in production, in one form or another...that's pretty resilient...
Though as far as we're concerned, the 75 died in 2005.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2016, 00:48
Replies: 67
Views: 3,379
Posted By scoubix
Well I'm glad I found the forum back in early...

Well I'm glad I found the forum back in early 2013 when I came back to 75 ownership, and it's been an invaluable source of information and help ever since. Here's to the next 10 years !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2016, 23:40
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By scoubix
If you have colour-coded sills then they surely...

If you have colour-coded sills then they surely have been resprayed. Given you car was reg. on September 1999, the colour-coded sills did not come into effect on the assembly line before MY2001,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2016, 19:52
Replies: 107
Views: 51,297
Posted By scoubix
75 V8 Tourer development car, now owned by me

Adding my own car to this thread.
As of two weeks ago, I became the owner of a very particular ZT-T V8, #190. This car was built as an MG on January 2004 and was registered as BU53RXR with MGR in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2016, 23:34
Replies: 211
Views: 20,935
Posted By scoubix
Well I've never had the pleasure of meeting Bob,...

Well I've never had the pleasure of meeting Bob, but for sure such news are heart-breaking to any of us out here. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2016, 20:04
Replies: 49
Views: 4,370
Posted By scoubix
Well, if the pricing is reasonable, I'd be up for...

Well, if the pricing is reasonable, I'd be up for one myself... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2016, 22:46
Replies: 205
Views: 39,973
Posted By scoubix
The ELM327 does not work with Phil's software. :D

The ELM327 does not work with Phil's software. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2016, 00:14
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By scoubix
Now, if I ask what Omitec CAPS is, does that...

Now, if I ask what Omitec CAPS is, does that answer your question? :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2016, 19:31
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By scoubix
Wouldn't mind it myself. I've made manual changes...

Wouldn't mind it myself. I've made manual changes to the registry and startxp.bat file so all is fine with me, except the laptop still shuts down when I quit t4menu...
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2016, 23:35
Replies: 43
Views: 2,145
Posted By scoubix
Thanks mate, your words are more than adequate ;)...

Thanks mate, your words are more than adequate ;)

The death toll has now risen to 60 dead officially. The irony of it all, if I may use such a word, is that the UEFA Euro had just been over and...
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2016, 23:15
Replies: 43
Views: 2,145
Posted By scoubix
On our national day, of all possible days... At...

On our national day, of all possible days...
At least 30 dead according to the latest reports. Not yet officially confirmed as a terrorist attack, but seems very likely.
Devastated...
Forum: Items Wanted 12th July 2016, 00:10
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By scoubix
I do :) Bought a set from another member back...

I do :)
Bought a set from another member back in early May, never been used by me or previous owner, and I've decided against fitting them, in the end I prefer my car without any door finisher, be...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 9th July 2016, 17:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By scoubix
Honestly it's been quite a while since I did it,...

Honestly it's been quite a while since I did it, but I did as you intend to, splicing into the adapter from round to flat pins so the original car loom is still intact (didn't want to make changes to...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 5th July 2016, 20:22
Replies: 14
Views: 1,313
Posted By scoubix
I can definitely confirm that what you're hearing...

I can definitely confirm that what you're hearing is iBus noise, due to the poor grouding of the CD-changer audio leads that run from the boot area to the glovebox.
I had the exact same issue with...
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 30th May 2016, 11:05
Replies: 72
Views: 10,354
Posted By scoubix
Auto, V6 2.5l. It's a launch car, same as "Thomas...

Auto, V6 2.5l. It's a launch car, same as "Thomas 75 Connie" cars
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 30th May 2016, 00:14
Replies: 72
Views: 10,354
Posted By scoubix
'nuff said :D

'nuff said :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2016, 12:22
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By scoubix
This quote comes from the 75 Technical...

This quote comes from the 75 Technical Introduction brochure, from its intro actually, released in late 1998 and part of the Rave documentation. This brochure and other technical ones, describing the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2016, 00:44
Replies: 30
Views: 5,161
Posted By scoubix
CDTi is, actually, the exact same map as the...

CDTi is, actually, the exact same map as the Xpower 135 one. Bit for bit. You may call it "stock map" but it was released as XPower 135 by Xpart so that CDT cars (the 116Ps cars) could be upgraded to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2016, 09:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By scoubix
Impressive piece of art...not.

Impressive piece of art...not.
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 25th April 2016, 14:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By scoubix
Also worth mentioning that this item is probably...

Also worth mentioning that this item is probably powered through a 5V supply line (ie every 30-pin Apple device since iPhone 3G) and not the original 12V supply line that the Alpine KCA-420 uses. So...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 25th April 2016, 14:22
Replies: 8
Views: 1,385
Posted By scoubix
Interesting but this would be only for audio BT...

Interesting but this would be only for audio BT streaming, there's no phone support on this one...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th April 2016, 18:04
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By scoubix
Yet another thank-you thread for Phil-T4...

Well Phil has had so many thanks on here, might as well just add mine :D
Took my car in on Monday to fix lines on the IPK (done but sadly, one is still slightly showing, best he could do without a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2016, 17:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,677
Posted By scoubix
:banghead::banghead::banghead: Well, there goes...

:banghead::banghead::banghead:
Well, there goes your service history...:duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2016, 21:56
Replies: 101
Views: 16,525
Posted By scoubix
Beginning to look like vaporware :D

Beginning to look like vaporware :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2016, 19:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,640
Posted By scoubix
What would be the point anyway? As long as Phil...

What would be the point anyway? As long as Phil can provide the J1962 leads for the various cars VT4 (and VT4LR) can work with, using T4 Mobile+ or T4-Lite is quite useless in the end...:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2016, 18:57
Replies: 55
Views: 4,380
Posted By scoubix
A friend of mine is running his M47R with some...

A friend of mine is running his M47R with some 180bhp through a custom map (bench-validated). The car is quick, no doubt, but as Brian pointed out, it does come out with quite a bit of black smoke on...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 13th March 2016, 23:15
Replies: 19
Views: 6,283
Posted By scoubix
If you're at PoL you're welcome to have a look at...

If you're at PoL you're welcome to have a look at it in my car.
I'll be parked with the Enthusiasts though, not the OC.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2016, 20:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By scoubix
Actually the Rave manual for the Freelander...

Actually the Rave manual for the Freelander states that the stat starts opening at 88° and is fully opened at 104°.
The Rave manual for the 75 says nothing at all about operating temps...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th March 2016, 16:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By scoubix
These monitors are indeed just "dumb" units, they...

These monitors are indeed just "dumb" units, they show what the nav drive/computer sends out, this is where your language setting would be.
So don't worry about buying one from Germany...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 7th March 2016, 15:41
Replies: 185
Views: 47,528
Posted By scoubix
Well there are no more XPart affiliated garages...

Well there are no more XPart affiliated garages in the Carcassonne area. There is one in Toulouse, another one in Perpignan, but that's a bit far from where you'd be.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2016, 17:15
Replies: 22
Views: 3,034
Posted By scoubix
And this armrest has never been available...

And this armrest has never been available officially as an MGR accessory.
It was only made available in Belgium by MGR Belgium through a local partner. There's no part number for it, and in my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2016, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By scoubix
Rant on KV6 coolant design / introducing the little-known 82° official MGR stat

I just love the KV6 in my launch car. Nice sound, revs quite nicely...and I hate it at the same time, probably as much. Some of its design is just so poor...especially on the coolant side. Having the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2016, 21:03
Replies: 351
Views: 188,896
Posted By scoubix
Interestingly, I saw a Tourer today, with VIN...

Interestingly, I saw a Tourer today, with VIN 237282, which had the plastic-type fake wood dash, even though from the 1st post on this thread it was supposed to have the real wood one. And I know for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2016, 19:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By scoubix
by the way, one day you put your 1st launch car...

by the way, one day you put your 1st launch car on SORN , the next you buy another one. There's some consistency there :duh::D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2016, 19:21
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By scoubix
Indeed it is :D

Indeed it is :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2016, 19:19
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By scoubix
Only 19 cars separate that one from mine. Yours...

Only 19 cars separate that one from mine. Yours is 90 minutes older than mine :D
Born on the same day, May 6th, 1999 :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2016, 19:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By scoubix
Nice :} Rear camera with the original highline...

Nice :}
Rear camera with the original highline system. Does it come on automatically when you shift in reverse?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2016, 18:28
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By scoubix
Launch car with added V6 badge and rear parking...

Launch car with added V6 badge and rear parking sensors :D
What's the VIN...?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th February 2016, 18:58
Replies: 33
Views: 3,027
Posted By scoubix
Well you both might have a different view as to...

Well you both might have a different view as to what a "right price" is :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2016, 22:54
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By scoubix
Hey Trevor Yeah I remember reading somewhere...

Hey Trevor

Yeah I remember reading somewhere that you had to change the stat like 3 times in a row to get one with a decent behavior. Just curious, did you get anywhere near the temps I'm running...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2016, 21:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By scoubix
I don't have a second sensor, my display with the...

I don't have a second sensor, my display with the Intravee reads the value directly from the Kbus, identical to that of the OBD display.
What I meant by both sensors is the one used for the outside...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2016, 11:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By scoubix
Thanks for all the advice gents. Well...

Thanks for all the advice gents.



Well Phil, considering my mechanic is the foremost expert on all things MGR around Paris, I do consider that the timing is accurate, in fact he reported to me...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th February 2016, 00:32
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By scoubix
KV6 stat opening temperatures : is it a lottery?

So this week I proceeded to do what each and every KV6 owner should do every 6 years or 90.000 miles : replace the belts, water pump and (oh lord why did I do it), the stat.
My last belt change,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2016, 18:34
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By scoubix
You misread what the OP asked about. He's not...

You misread what the OP asked about. He's not talking about Follow Me Home (actually he mentioned it as an intro to his question), he's asking about having the lights switch on when UNLOCKING the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2016, 15:04
Replies: 60
Views: 4,580
Posted By scoubix
I read the thread title and was like "WTF...!" ...

I read the thread title and was like "WTF...!"
Then read your post...:)
Best of luck with this new venture...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2016, 15:02
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By scoubix
This is not available on the 75. On the other...

This is not available on the 75. On the other cars you mentioned (BMW, Audi, etc...), it only does so in cars equipped with a light sensor, and when visibility is low. If daytime then only the DRL...
Forum: Items Wanted 1st February 2016, 22:35
Replies: 41
Views: 4,885
Posted By scoubix
Well I think he got the message, don't you? ...

Well I think he got the message, don't you?
Phil can take some time to answer PMs as he gets loads of these, no need to remind him publicly twice a day...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2016, 22:35
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By scoubix
Well I own a T4 so I could set it up myself... ...

Well I own a T4 so I could set it up myself...
But now that I think of it, my current IPK being completely fine, except for the message centre, I think I'll wait a bit more for you to find the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st January 2016, 21:16
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By scoubix
Hi Pete, Couple of questions : - could...

Hi Pete,

Couple of questions :
- could you fit that one with the original km/h only dials, as in for LHD cars?
- would your price include shipment to France?

If yes on both accounts, I'll...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 27th January 2016, 10:19
Replies: 19
Views: 6,283
Posted By scoubix
Yes you can do that. Though you'd miss some of...

Yes you can do that. Though you'd miss some of the image left and right of course...
I go with the letterbox format myself, black bars top and bottom on 16/9 material...

I'll try and do a short...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2016, 22:22
Replies: 60
Views: 5,037
Posted By scoubix
What, this guy's not banned already...?

What, this guy's not banned already...?
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 21st January 2016, 12:08
Replies: 19
Views: 6,283
Posted By scoubix
OK so 69 views and no comments...:getmecoat:

OK so 69 views and no comments...:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2016, 12:07
Replies: 150
Views: 16,967
Posted By scoubix
They should make a movie out of your trip...

They should make a movie out of your trip experience :D
Glad you made it home safe with the car...
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 19th January 2016, 15:36
Replies: 19
Views: 6,283
Posted By scoubix
The ultimate digital TV upgrade for hiline satnav cars...

After much browsing, trying to uncover the ideal solution for digital TV upgrade of hiline satnav systems, this is what I believe to be the ultimate solution, one that allows to keep the whole system...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2016, 00:12
Replies: 80
Views: 5,377
Posted By scoubix
Other fun facts... The Cowley cars are...

Other fun facts...

The Cowley cars are better built.
The Longbridge cars are better built.
Forum: Items Wanted 18th January 2016, 09:04
Replies: 41
Views: 4,885
Posted By scoubix
Someone really ought to do his homework...

Someone really ought to do his homework...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2016, 19:21
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By scoubix
I 2nd that. I have two T4-Lite setups, one being...

I 2nd that. I have two T4-Lite setups, one being the D505 laptop, the other being an XP VM running with VMWare on my Mac. The former has no issues, the later suffers from random DLL crashes which...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2016, 09:59
Replies: 13
Views: 1,679
Posted By scoubix
In my opinion that wouldn't work. 32-bit OS...

In my opinion that wouldn't work. 32-bit OS requires 32-bit drivers while 64-bit OS requires...well....64-bit drivers.
T4 (whether the true original bulky one with VCSI interface, or the small,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2016, 21:14
Replies: 61
Views: 12,127
Posted By scoubix
Gerry, the craftmanship you put into this project...

Gerry, the craftmanship you put into this project is really amazing.
Hats off...once again :bowdown::}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2016, 11:34
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By scoubix
In short, it'd be way easier to swap your current...

In short, it'd be way easier to swap your current interior to an existing 2.5 auto car, if you really want to keep that.
Else, you'd basically have to swap everything that sits in the motor bay...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2016, 22:23
Replies: 53
Views: 7,603
Posted By scoubix
well he's obviously not using it anymore, as it...

well he's obviously not using it anymore, as it hasn't been updated since early 2011...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2016, 11:31
Replies: 104
Views: 9,152
Posted By scoubix
Peter, let me just say that I really appreciate...

Peter, let me just say that I really appreciate your efforts in trying to source these screens at a better price. You should be commended for that, really. And I'm sure I'm not the only one thinking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2016, 23:48
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
One of my two T4 setups is actually a Windows XP...

One of my two T4 setups is actually a Windows XP VM running with VMWare Fusion under Mac OS X on my Macbook Pro. I do have some unfortunate DLL crashes however when going into some specific tests...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2016, 17:37
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
True dat :) It's less so useful for owners,...

True dat :)
It's less so useful for owners, like myself, of a T4-Lite, which is already quite mobile compared to the full T4 setup. Still, a bit more mobile though ;-)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2016, 16:45
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
Actually, for the pscan.eu tool, it's not...

Actually, for the pscan.eu tool, it's not restricted to any number of vehicles, it's however limited for use on two different computers, it's another licensing scheme that prevents from passing the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2016, 11:20
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By scoubix
Happy new year everyone...and long live the OC

:new_year:

Well let me just wish you all fellows a happy new year, 2015 has certainly been with ups and downs around here, so here's to wishing a great 2016 to all.

And last but not least, a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2015, 16:43
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
Thanks for clarifying :) Looking forward to...

Thanks for clarifying :)
Looking forward to using your software once it's available.
Happy new year to you as well :xmas-smiley-008::icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2015, 11:44
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
To all the TOAF guys...please don't hijack this...

To all the TOAF guys...please don't hijack this thread, this one is about Virtual T4 and is essentially not the same program as yours.
I recognize the value in the software you're creating, even...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2015, 07:24
Replies: 162
Views: 29,410
Posted By scoubix
Not so sure about this. From my understanding,...

Not so sure about this. From my understanding, Phil's hardware for the virtual T4 only reproduces the 75/ZT wiring on the J1962 connector (i.e the "red" connector from a standard T4), while the rest...
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