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Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2022, 21:20
Replies: 0
Views: 11
Posted By Typhoon190
Diesel fuel line question

Evening all.

Wondered if I could pick your brains regarding my diesel 75. It isn't on my V6.

Underneath and behind the drivers side rear foot well, there is a small rubber mounted cylinder...
Forum: Items Wanted 8th May 2022, 19:49
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Typhoon190
Do you have the climate control unit...

Do you have the climate control unit https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/203519967399?epid=1125296111&hash=item2f62bc40a7:g:~GkAAOSweiVg6F6r or the dial unit ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 08:33
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Typhoon190
Do you know if your is a 115 or a 135 model....

Do you know if your is a 115 or a 135 model. There are traders here and around that can upgrade.

I have nearly all of a 115. Once I get it sorted I will be looking to get it upgraded.
Forum: Items Wanted 5th May 2022, 11:35
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Matt. Looking for these. ...

Hello Matt.

Looking for these.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-RUC100171.

Just hoping someone might have purchased some from DMGR's they no longer need or want and were willing to part with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 10:16
Replies: 27
Views: 1,779
Posted By Typhoon190
I wish sometimes they would bring back the...

I wish sometimes they would bring back the stocks. Wasters like these should be publicly humiliated before prison time so they are well known for their behaviour. There seems to be more 'protection'...
Forum: The Pony Express 1st May 2022, 10:08
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Typhoon190
Just want to say a massive thanks to Jim for the...

Just want to say a massive thanks to Jim for the bumpers which I collected yesterday for my diesel. Much appreciated! :bowdown:
Forum: Items Wanted 26th April 2022, 19:00
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Stuart. Are you taking any or all of...

Hello Stuart.

Are you taking any or all of these?

If still available and Stuart is sorted, I would be interested in these please Matt.
Forum: The Pony Express 26th April 2022, 18:54
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Typhoon190
Travelling across from Bicester to Malvern to...

Travelling across from Bicester to Malvern to collect bumpers on Saturday if anyone needs anything on route. Obviously limited space on the return journey. :}
Forum: Items Wanted 23rd April 2022, 17:47
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Typhoon190
Ruc100171

Hello all.

Looking for for a pair of front drive flanges. New price is around £200 per pair including delivery. Kicking myself for not purchasing them front DMGR's when they had them available at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 21:42
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Typhoon190
That is the kind of result we all hope for when...

That is the kind of result we all hope for when having car problems, especially and the point of throwing in the towel.

Well done Ryszard!

Thanks for posting the good news. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 21:39
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Typhoon190
Regarding the one day service, just be aware they...

Regarding the one day service, just be aware they need every minute of the full day to complete the job. If you get stuck in traffic or any other such misfortune occurs they will not complete them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th April 2022, 11:00
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Typhoon190
As Andy says, what are the issues. My...

As Andy says, what are the issues.

My suggestions would be either:

If you still want to keep the car, see if the forum can help you get it back running right.

Advertise it for sale as spares...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th April 2022, 13:30
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By Typhoon190
1 x serpent alloy

Hello all.

Wondered if anyone has a 17" five stud serpent alloy to fit a 75 available please?

I have one that has quite a bad buckle in it.

Alternatively any recommendations on a company...
Forum: The Pony Express 31st March 2022, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Typhoon190
Thumbs up Malvern - eastwards

Hello all.

Jim (Kingfisher 26) has very kindly offered a pair of bumpers from around the middle of next month which I would like to repair my 75.

A big ask, but if anyone happens to be coming...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2022, 18:03
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By Typhoon190
I may have bought a bargain after all then. My...

I may have bought a bargain after all then. My little ZR project was about £500. Was about 3 years ago, and it is unfortunately a complete woof. :getmecoat: Like a challenge though. :o

They...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 28th March 2022, 22:35
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Jim. Are the bumpers in JFM as well please?...

Hello Jim. Are the bumpers in JFM as well please? I would like to collect these if still available please?

Thanks in advance. Ben. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2022, 20:32
Replies: 37
Views: 3,799
Posted By Typhoon190
Took me a while, but I've just received a pair of...

Took me a while, but I've just received a pair of the TRW front drop links through, so this is just a my initial opinion having not fitted or tested these parts yet.

I have a Unipart component to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th March 2022, 21:25
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By Typhoon190
I'm afraid I have no real experience of the...

I'm afraid I have no real experience of the diesel engine, but could it be one of the fuel pumps wearing out, struggling with delivering the required fuel pressure? Hopefully someone will come along...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2022, 20:14
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Typhoon190
What 4 years can do to a car. :( Thanks for...

What 4 years can do to a car. :(

Thanks for posting the original advert. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th February 2022, 19:52
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Typhoon190
Resprayed flip paint ZS diesel project

Hope it is OK to post this.

It looks like it needs quite a bit doing to it to get it right again!

Edited due to response below. I thought initially this was an original monogram Aurora. It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 16:54
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By Typhoon190
I'm not 100% certain, but in my experience all...

I'm not 100% certain, but in my experience all the caliper bleed screw threads have been M8 standard coarse (M8 x 1.25). Some seem to suggest there is an M7 option.

Perhaps the bleed screws you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 23:02
Replies: 44
Views: 4,809
Posted By Typhoon190
It has been a while since I last visited Nick and...

It has been a while since I last visited Nick and Jean at Austin Garages regretfully, but anyone who knows them both knows that they both go the extra mile, then a few more on top for their...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th January 2022, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Typhoon190
All since been removed reading the comment...

All since been removed reading the comment underneath. A real shame. A lot of the cars looked like they would have been in very good condition at the point they were left. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 22:19
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Typhoon190
Original fitment Stabilus struts still available...

Original fitment Stabilus struts still available if of interest.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2915652&postcount=9
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2022, 18:39
Replies: 14
Views: 967
Posted By Typhoon190
I don't know whether there is a shared earth for...

I don't know whether there is a shared earth for both the engine loom and abs circuit. Perhaps worth looking into?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 20:10
Replies: 26
Views: 2,407
Posted By Typhoon190
Just remember the car is yours. It does not...

Just remember the car is yours. It does not belong to the insurer unless you allow them to 'purchase' it from you by accepting a pay out without confirming you are keeping the car.

I would say...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 12:46
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Typhoon190
Good to see another being kept on for long...

Good to see another being kept on for long service.

I assume you fitted both upper and lower spring isolators? I'm sure I've seen two different thicknesses on the lower isolators. Perhaps this...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th January 2022, 21:01
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Typhoon190
Not sure if this company would be of any...

Not sure if this company would be of any interest, but might be worth a try to see if they stock anything you could use?

http://www.sosltd.co.uk/spring-clips-and-pressings/
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 10:10
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By Typhoon190
I believe these are the charcoal canister and...

I believe these are the charcoal canister and fuel breather pipes travelling to the fuel tank from the back of the car/fuel filler, hence the reason they are protected by the armouring plate that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 18:19
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Typhoon190
We hid the information from them Dave. Not...

We hid the information from them Dave. Not sharing your VIS motor upgrades. :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2022, 20:57
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Typhoon190
(In my opinion) I can't see how one party can be...

(In my opinion) I can't see how one party can be 100% responsible regardless of the behaviour of the other. If cyclists are using the road they have a responsibility to abide by the rules of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 11:26
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By Typhoon190
Original fitment Stabilus struts are still...

Original fitment Stabilus struts are still available.

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/stabilus/291762

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/stabilus/292957
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2022, 20:38
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By Typhoon190
In my opinion there are faults with both parties....

In my opinion there are faults with both parties.

The cyclist is undertaking the car (which is clearly ahead of him) on a single carriage way, and in my opinion there is not sufficient room to do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2022, 20:08
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By Typhoon190
Depending of confirmation of your paint code, the...

Depending of confirmation of your paint code, the genuine product is still available.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-AWZ102020

It might be worth removing the sill finisher trim and clips to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 18:58
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Typhoon190
You might be right about that. Sorry. Having had...

You might be right about that. Sorry. Having had a bit of a hunt round the internet, I think item 3 used to be EYC101430, which I'm fairly sure is the same clips used to hold the interior B post...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 16:59
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By Typhoon190
Rimmer's are not showing the part number anymore,...

Rimmer's are not showing the part number anymore, but think you're after something like these?
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 22:32
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Typhoon190
Just wondered whether a last resort to...

Just wondered whether a last resort to temporarily fix the damaged pump would be a TIG weld repair. It would mean removing the pump though.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 17:52
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Typhoon190
Guessing it is one of the threaded connections...

Guessing it is one of the threaded connections above the filter?

Borrowed stock image.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/609961cc9ff3bd4dc.jpg

Do you still have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th December 2021, 23:31
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Typhoon190
It may be worth giving Rimmer Bros a call when...

It may be worth giving Rimmer Bros a call when they open again and putting in an enquiry. I imagine they have the best contacts. It is a bit annoying having the superseded loop between parts numbers,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th December 2021, 21:08
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Typhoon190
There are several places to check for water...

There are several places to check for water ingress on the tourer.

1. (Involves rear bumper removal) the rear vents leak around the foam seals that are fitted either side of the car behind the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 22:03
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By Typhoon190
A little concerning. I can't find any new KV6 oil...

A little concerning. I can't find any new KV6 oil pumps available online. I had to replace the oil pump on one of mine due to a crack in the casing a few years back. I'm fairly certain it was a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 18:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By Typhoon190
Nice looking car with MK1 features in BRG. Looks...

Nice looking car with MK1 features in BRG. Looks to have covered less than 5000 miles over the last 10 years, so as Reebs says the belts are likely long overdue. Unfortunately I have far too many...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 13:49
Replies: 12
Views: 1,543
Posted By Typhoon190
Any chance of a link please? :}

Any chance of a link please? :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 18:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Typhoon190
Sorry Jim. The picture initially looked to...

Sorry Jim.

The picture initially looked to me like drivers side mat for RHD, but the description says the opposite as you pointed out. :o
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 17:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By Typhoon190
Any help??? ...

Any help???

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-EAH105130KMW

Should be in stock tomorrow!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th December 2021, 18:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Typhoon190
Thanks Reece. I am looking to replace front to...

Thanks Reece. I am looking to replace front to rear with one piece. It's a mess under there at present, but there is what appears to be a standard twin pipe connection under the front footwell, as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 21:26
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Typhoon190
No 'slightly' about it, but it doesn't bother me....

No 'slightly' about it, but it doesn't bother me. Happy to be different. :bigsmile:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th December 2021, 21:23
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By Typhoon190
Evening all. Just wondered if anyone had any...

Evening all. Just wondered if anyone had any drawings/dimensions of the original front to rear brake pipes by any chance please?

The diesel has had previous surgery with multiple repair sections...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 21:04
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Typhoon190
Good to meet you today Vince. Hope you are happy...

Good to meet you today Vince. Hope you are happy with the new wheels. All the best. Ben. :}
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2021, 17:07
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By Typhoon190
Happy Birthday Rick. Hope you had a great day! ...

Happy Birthday Rick. Hope you had a great day! :birthday2:
Forum: Was it you? 11th December 2021, 20:54
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Typhoon190
Grey ZT heading to Banbury

Exchanged a nod for wave with a grey ZT heading into Banbury this afternoon. I was in my Trophy blue ZT-T. :}
Forum: Social Forum 11th December 2021, 18:03
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By Typhoon190
Happy Birthday Rob! Hope you had a great day. ...

Happy Birthday Rob! Hope you had a great day. All the best. Ben. :birthday2:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th December 2021, 15:10
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Vincent. They are a set of four. Three of...

Hello Vincent. They are a set of four. Three of them have RoadX tyres fitted. One has a Hankook fitted which I bought new earlier this and has done around 100 miles.

I will get some pictures over...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th December 2021, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Vincent. I have a set of 16" Union alloy...

Hello Vincent. I have a set of 16" Union alloy wheels with tyres should you be interested. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th December 2021, 19:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By Typhoon190
I felt the 620ti was quite the sleeper car as...

I felt the 620ti was quite the sleeper car as well.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2021, 21:06
Replies: 30
Views: 2,047
Posted By Typhoon190
Hey Steve. Don't ever doubt the huge amount...

Hey Steve.

Don't ever doubt the huge amount of help you have offered, and continue to offer to every member on this forum. A lot of cars would have been moved on or scrapped long ago if it weren't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2021, 20:45
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Typhoon190
Sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. Take care of...

Sorry to hear of the loss of Deb. Take care of yourself Andy. We'll be here when you come back.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2021, 17:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,047
Posted By Typhoon190
Having disassembled the striker plate assembly...

Having disassembled the striker plate assembly before, the nut is there to lock the pin in position, so it will be tight but can be slackened and removed if needed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 12:46
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Typhoon190
Sorry, quite right. :o So when the weight...

Sorry, quite right. :o

So when the weight is taken off the wheel, the spring will extend and take up the play from the failed component I guess. This could point towards the top mount, item 4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 12:36
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Typhoon190
Is the bump stop still in place? If they are the...

Is the bump stop still in place? If they are the original shocks, it may be that the bump stop has disintegrated?

Item 6 from Rimmer Bros.

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001548
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 19:28
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By Typhoon190
A job I would like to look into, but haven't yet...

A job I would like to look into, but haven't yet I'm afraid. I think Rick-Sta would probably be one of the most experienced people on this subject. Hopefully he sees this and can offer assistance.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 20:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Typhoon190
HGF on the V6 does not seem to be as common as on...

HGF on the V6 does not seem to be as common as on the 1.8's, but I'm sure it does occur.

My V6 dumped 2.5 litres of coolant into the oil over a very short distance. Car limped home with a misfire....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 14:56
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By Typhoon190
I have tried smaller rings into the corners of...

I have tried smaller rings into the corners of the original groove and the main ring on top.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 11:05
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By Typhoon190
I also had a leak from the thermostat area in the...

I also had a leak from the thermostat area in the V6 a couple of weeks ago.

The o rings were no longer a circular cross section. I replaced just the O rings and there is no leak there now, so it...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 20:34
Replies: 42
Views: 1,218
Posted By Typhoon190
Happy Birthday Andy! :} :birthday2:

Happy Birthday Andy! :}

:birthday2:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 23:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,000
Posted By Typhoon190
Just wondered if anyone else had experience with...

Just wondered if anyone else had experience with the Duraflex bushes for the front wishbone rear bushes please?

It appears from the earlier posts that these are more difficult to fit, but can't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2021, 19:24
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Typhoon190
Leighton (Lates600) is up Coventry way I believe...

Leighton (Lates600) is up Coventry way I believe and is very reasonable.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 20:43
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Typhoon190
I assume it states in their advert they reserve...

I assume it states in their advert they reserve the right to substitute with an alternative of the same or higher value?

Personally it annoys me when this happens. I expect to receive the item(s)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 20:35
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Typhoon190
Worth posting up an add on here as well I'd say....

Worth posting up an add on here as well I'd say. Free for you while your a subscribed member. ;)

I would suggest the last cambelt change would have a bearing on the price, along with any optional...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 14:47
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Typhoon190
Might be worth trying a battery reset first....

Might be worth trying a battery reset first. :shrug: Often fixes little glitches like this. Disconnect for 1/2 hour.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 11:43
Replies: 38
Views: 2,581
Posted By Typhoon190
Mister Auto aren't selling to the UK at the...

Mister Auto aren't selling to the UK at the moment because of the situation unfortunately.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 19:12
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Typhoon190
As you say, the purpose of the MOT is to check...

As you say, the purpose of the MOT is to check for these potential issues. Always good that brake failure is caught in the test!

I am changing brake pipes and hoses on my 02 75 for this reason.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 19:23
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Typhoon190
I can only find this part, which looks to have...

I can only find this part, which looks to have the bleed valve but is for models with FBH.

PCH119334

Item no. 11

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001590
Forum: Items Wanted 25th October 2021, 00:03
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Typhoon190
I haven't, but would recommend TRW DF4526. ...

I haven't, but would recommend TRW DF4526.

https://www.autodoc.co.uk/trw/2189691
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2021, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Typhoon190
Just up the road from me, literally! :}

Just up the road from me, literally! :}
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 3rd October 2021, 20:45
Replies: 45
Views: 5,064
Posted By Typhoon190
I really was hoping to make this Nano, but lack...

I really was hoping to make this Nano, but lack of fuel in the V6 and lack of rear suspension on the diesel made it a tad difficult. :getmecoat:

I do want to say a huge thank you to Rob and Steve...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 22:09
Replies: 41
Views: 2,599
Posted By Typhoon190
Either that or they will continue driving around...

Either that or they will continue driving around looking for petrol stations that have fuel, wasting the fuel they didn't need in the first place. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 23:20
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Typhoon190
Rick-Sta had previously organised a couple of...

Rick-Sta had previously organised a couple of group buys of illuminated ones very close to the originals.

Not sure if there is another one planned or whether he may have any still available?
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 19:47
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Typhoon190
This member looked to have carried out a top job,...

This member looked to have carried out a top job, though I imagine the oatmeal is perhaps a closer match to smokestone rather than sandstone?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 22:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Typhoon190
I have three ZT-T's that need doing if you fancy...

I have three ZT-T's that need doing if you fancy going into business. ;)

Excellent how-to. Think I will give it a go. What could possibly go wrong! :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 19:48
Replies: 34
Views: 2,459
Posted By Typhoon190
Good to see the issues have been resolved, and...

Good to see the issues have been resolved, and hope they do not reappear.

I know how frustrating it can be having to deal with reoccurring failures and faults.

I also have to attend to my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 19:27
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Typhoon190
That looks a very professional looking finish,...

That looks a very professional looking finish, very impressed. A very expensive job to have done by a professional firm.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 20:43
Replies: 28
Views: 3,919
Posted By Typhoon190
Well impressed! :bowdown: I kept hoping I'd be...

Well impressed! :bowdown: I kept hoping I'd be able to buy back my 205 GTI that I sold in 2005, but no such luck. Would be too expensive now!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 13:39
Replies: 10
Views: 2,392
Posted By Typhoon190
This may already be a solution, but I bought...

This may already be a solution, but I bought 12mmx 1.0mm steel tube from Wickes https://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-12mm-Multi-Purpose-Round-Tube---Steel-1m/p/188287 and used it to punch out the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2021, 22:16
Replies: 21
Views: 2,270
Posted By Typhoon190
Evening all. Purchased this...

Evening all. Purchased this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254877553459 to remove rear trailing arm upper rose joint, but the smaller cup is too shallow so it isn't exerting pressure on the outer.

I...
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd September 2021, 19:15
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Typhoon190
I was sure I had seen them available new, but...

I was sure I had seen them available new, but can't find them in Rimmer Bros. Mine has also rusted through.

Could I please be second in the queue after you? :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 11:07
Replies: 34
Views: 3,634
Posted By Typhoon190
She looks to be a very tidy example. As...

She looks to be a very tidy example. As suggested, I would put an add on here first as it won't cost you anything more than your subs.

The fact it is a 2.0 6 cylinder may make it a little harder...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 16:52
Replies: 34
Views: 3,634
Posted By Typhoon190
I would say 'reasonable' is very much a point of...

I would say 'reasonable' is very much a point of view.

I doubt your reasonable will be close to a dealers reasonable I'm afraid. I would suggest the dealer will look at it as the cost of making a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 00:32
Replies: 89
Views: 15,895
Posted By Typhoon190
Just wondered if this was still a live project,...

Just wondered if this was still a live project, or has it been shelved?
Forum: Items Wanted 25th August 2021, 22:17
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Typhoon190
Guessing you've seen this. ...

Guessing you've seen this. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/362887580591?fits=Car+Make%3AMG&hash=item547dc90baf:g:K38AAOSwpUteJLPM

A bit pricey, but there if needed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By Typhoon190
I would go with Andy's suggestion first. I...

I would go with Andy's suggestion first. I picture of the effected area should provide much more information if it's possible.

I would much prefer that my MOT picks these things up like most I'd...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th August 2021, 19:45
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Typhoon190
I don't think the rear frame bushes are available...

I don't think the rear frame bushes are available for the 75 or ZT anymore?

I have created a drawing of the ZT bush if needed.
Forum: Items Wanted 10th August 2021, 22:34
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Typhoon190
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184969542903?hash=item2...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184969542903?hash=item2b110b3cf7:g:OtcAAOSwlLZhAmI0

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/274865357309?hash=item3fff4081fd:g:LmwAAOSw86Rg7wlF
Forum: Items Wanted 10th August 2021, 22:29
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By Typhoon190
Cheapest (posted option) I can find. ...

Cheapest (posted option) I can find.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/154318991424?hash=item23ee20f040:g:nR8AAOSwOVhgHF89
Forum: Items Wanted 10th August 2021, 22:25
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Jeff. Unfortunately I don't know who...

Hello Jeff.

Unfortunately I don't know who produced the original metals badges.

I drew up the design as best I could using AutoCad some time back and sent it to Stickers International to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 18:43
Replies: 13
Views: 1,404
Posted By Typhoon190
Don't let Reebs see this. :D I was...

Don't let Reebs see this. :D

I was seriously tempted to buy this when is was on Autotrader a good while back. If only I had the time, space, money . . . . . :getmecoat:
Forum: Items Wanted 8th August 2021, 11:48
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Typhoon190
That one looks smart Steve. Which type is that...

That one looks smart Steve. Which type is that please? :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 11:38
Replies: 35
Views: 2,248
Posted By Typhoon190
I would say though that if the wear is excessive...

I would say though that if the wear is excessive on one or both edges due to underinflation or wheel misalignment, they are correct in failing them as the cords could be very close to being exposed.
Forum: Items Wanted 7th August 2021, 16:05
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Typhoon190
I have probably completely misunderstood which...

I have probably completely misunderstood which part you're looking for, but is it the modified front splitter you're after?

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=73016
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th August 2021, 19:13
Replies: 42
Views: 25,867
Posted By Typhoon190
Thanks Steve. Not for the first time in my...

Thanks Steve.

Not for the first time in my life I'm feeling a bit fed up and frustrated with myself for not covering it properly. Oh well. Learn the hard way . . again. :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd August 2021, 22:39
Replies: 42
Views: 25,867
Posted By Typhoon190
I'm really struggling with this job, and have...

I'm really struggling with this job, and have probably now created a bigger problem for myself. :getmecoat:

Guessing that if I've spilt power steering fluid on the alternator that it will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2021, 19:00
Replies: 34
Views: 2,407
Posted By Typhoon190
Considering this is available for just over £30...

Considering this is available for just over £30 more.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2021, 22:44
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Typhoon190
Would this fit? ...

Would this fit?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174748349164?hash=item28afd032ec:g:PL0AAOSwPa1gt-~7
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2021, 18:41
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Typhoon190
sun visor

In need of a passenger side smokestone standard sun visor and retaining clip in good condition for a RHD MG ZT please.

Thanks in advance.

Ben.:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 18:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,442
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Karl. Did you have any luck locating...

Hello Karl.

Did you have any luck locating suitable replacements by any chance?

Thanks in advance.

Ben. :}
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 20:28
Replies: 20
Views: 738
Posted By Typhoon190
Hoe you had a great Birthday Dave! ...

Hoe you had a great Birthday Dave!
:birthday2: :party:

All the best.

Ben. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st July 2021, 20:24
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Typhoon190
Where possible, try to find a high quality...

Where possible, try to find a high quality aftermarket that often supplies other OEMs.

I would generally use Gates for timing / auxiliary belts.

Clutches seem to be a bit pot luck, as a lot...
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2021, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Typhoon190
Not surprising really considering that we appear...

Not surprising really considering that we appear to have the highest number of new cases recorded worldwide at present. :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th July 2021, 14:24
Replies: 24
Views: 5,115
Posted By Typhoon190
KHC000181 rear cross member bush appears to be no...

KHC000181 rear cross member bush appears to be no longer available. Does anyone know of an equivalent please?

Thanks in advance.

Ben. :}
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 22:08
Replies: 42
Views: 2,240
Posted By Typhoon190
I agree that it didn't seem to make sense...

I agree that it didn't seem to make sense bringing on the 2 subs in the last 2 minutes of extra time, however hindsight helps this decision.

Would it have still been a terrible decision if they...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2021, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By Typhoon190
Generally speaking the value you receive as a pay...

Generally speaking the value you receive as a pay out for the car would be based on it's pre accident value, and the buy back value would generally be a scrap or current accident damaged value, so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2021, 19:19
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By Typhoon190
Link. ...

Link.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/825287288191645/?ref=facebook_story_share
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2021, 13:32
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Typhoon190
As I understand, the original fitment rear...

As I understand, the original fitment rear bearings were SNR. I think Matt at DMGR rover parts may still be able to supply these. Last time I tried to get hold of these through X-Part they were not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2021, 21:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,108
Posted By Typhoon190
Jules is you're man for this. He supplies the...

Jules is you're man for this. He supplies the resistor and the How-to. :bowdown:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=120113&highlight=Jules+resistor
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2021, 21:11
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Typhoon190
Happy Birthday Russ Hope you had a great...

Happy Birthday Russ

Hope you had a great day.

All the best.

Ben. :}
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 21:01
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Typhoon190
Apologies. :getmecoat: ...

Apologies. :getmecoat:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/123946481436?hash=item1cdbc9371c:g:Vz4AAOSwkqNeNz85
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 08:52
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Typhoon190
Option here if needed. :} ...

Option here if needed. :}
...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 14th June 2021, 18:27
Replies: 36
Views: 5,195
Posted By Typhoon190
Many thanks Bob. Mounts arrived today. ...

Many thanks Bob.

Mounts arrived today. :bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2021, 18:15
Replies: 64
Views: 5,728
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Matt. Just wondered if you'd had any...

Hello Matt.

Just wondered if you'd had any joy sourcing KYH100330 rear subframe captive nuts at all?

Ta. :}

Ben.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 22:11
Replies: 127
Views: 11,575
Posted By Typhoon190
That is terrible. I hope he recovers fully and...

That is terrible. I hope he recovers fully and quickly.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2021, 20:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Typhoon190
:wot: Hastings wrote off my ZT-T then...

:wot:

Hastings wrote off my ZT-T then refused to continue insuring it. Very helpful ( not) when the claim takes months to settle and you have to find another insurance company who then 'have' to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Typhoon190
I need to check the part number, but you can get...

I need to check the part number, but you can get new replacement plugs and connectors if needed.

https://www.automotiveconnectors.com/14-way-sumitomo-hw-series-connector-grey-female.html
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2021, 22:57
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By Typhoon190
Might be also worth having an 11/16" socket to...

Might be also worth having an 11/16" socket to hand which in just under 17.5mm. I would consider starting with this rather than 18mm. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2021, 20:56
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By Typhoon190
I think they're M5, but I'm not 100% certain.:o

I think they're M5, but I'm not 100% certain.:o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2021, 18:53
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By Typhoon190
Thread in the trailing arm to mount the rear...

Thread in the trailing arm to mount the rear shocker is M14 x 2.0 (standard pitch)

I had an issue with a stripped thread. I bought a helicoil kit, but wasn't able to drill out from under the car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2021, 18:11
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Typhoon190
I wish we were in a position to return parts to...

I wish we were in a position to return parts to the manufacturer with a kind note explaining how utterly useless their components are. Unfortunately as Andy has said, we end up stuck with this junk...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2021, 21:19
Replies: 64
Views: 5,728
Posted By Typhoon190
These should be OK. ...

These should be OK.

https://www.spaldingfasteners.co.uk/10-9-metric-standard-thread-nyloc-nuts-zinc-plated-steel-high-tensile/
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2021, 20:34
Replies: 64
Views: 5,728
Posted By Typhoon190
Does anyone have a source for the rear sub frame...

Does anyone have a source for the rear sub frame captive nut KYH100330 please?

Not available from Rimmer Bros at present. https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-KYH100330

Thanks in advance.

Ben.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2021, 14:54
Replies: 147
Views: 225,300
Posted By Typhoon190
Thank you both for your replies and offers,...

Thank you both for your replies and offers, though sorry to see it has initiated a dispute.

I have been offered assistance by someone a little closer on this occasion, but thank you both again.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2021, 21:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By Typhoon190
I agree. They are dreadful for letting in water....

I agree. They are dreadful for letting in water. Both tourers and saloons. :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th May 2021, 22:16
Replies: 147
Views: 225,300
Posted By Typhoon190
Evening all. Just wondered if there are any...

Evening all.

Just wondered if there are any members currently able to offer T4 services please?

I have recently rescued a 75 CDTI 115 that I would like to have checked over and upgraded if...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2021, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Lee. I drew them up and used Stickers...

Hello Lee.

I drew them up and used Stickers International for domed resin replacements, but I couldn't get them to adhere properly to the centres as they aren't flat.

The edge does not sit down...
Forum: Was it you? 4th May 2021, 18:23
Replies: 0
Views: 283
Posted By Typhoon190
Ignition Blue ZT-T - Daventry

Passed you in Daventry on the way home from work this afternoon in a MK1 Trophy Blue ZT-T. Exchanged wave for a nod. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2021, 19:06
Replies: 144
Views: 10,046
Posted By Typhoon190
Anyone would think it was a hugely difficult task...

Anyone would think it was a hugely difficult task to copy the original part. :mad: It's quite a challenge to make something worse, surely.

The Unipart drop links I fitted at the weekend were no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th April 2021, 10:44
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Typhoon190
Mine was on a V6. It was (apparently) a Borg and...

Mine was on a V6. It was (apparently) a Borg and Beck. Rigid metal pipes. Kept weeping so lost clutch pedal every couple of weeks. :mad:

Cheap parts are only cheap if they do the same job as the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 22:35
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Typhoon190
A throttle stop to prevent over run of the pedal...

A throttle stop to prevent over run of the pedal as it's electronic not mechanical as on the petrol models. Do'h. :o

Thanks to the member that advised me. ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 14:33
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Typhoon190
Thanks both for the replies. OK, so I was...

Thanks both for the replies.

OK, so I was running out of broken things to fix / replace anyway. :getmecoat:

Is there anyone on the forum or elsewhere that refurbishes these please?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 13:08
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Typhoon190
No ignition. Just seemed to start up, then turn...

No ignition. Just seemed to start up, then turn off after a few seconds.
Forum: Items Wanted 24th April 2021, 10:56
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Typhoon190
I would say the chances of finding an OEM sensor...

I would say the chances of finding an OEM sensor that hasn't corroded and split is slim to none. You can get genuine new here.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 10:49
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By Typhoon190
Diesel - a few random questions

Hello all.

I've been a member on here for the best part of 12 years, and bought my first ZT 190 early 2007. I have always had V6's, but have recently purchased a diesel, and have a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2021, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Typhoon190
I found the same when I purchased Sachs, finding...

I found the same when I purchased Sachs, finding LUK markings as you say. Mine appears to be functioning as it it should for the last 6 months.

The concern I have is that the now rigid pipe work...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th April 2021, 20:22
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By Typhoon190
Rear N/S chrome bumper finisher

Hello all.

Looking for a N/S rear bumper finisher trim in chrome for a MK1 75 if anyone has a one from a damaged bumper or alike.

Thanks in advance.

Ben. :}
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 20:29
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By Typhoon190
Happy Birthday Ian! :}

Happy Birthday Ian! :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th April 2021, 19:21
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By Typhoon190
I would imagine a fair number of delays are due...

I would imagine a fair number of delays are due to us leaving the EU and the new rules for customs etc. I have previously used Autodoc and found them to be very good. We can't really blame these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 21:02
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By Typhoon190
Hello Simon. I am not sure how much...

Hello Simon.

I am not sure how much difference changing to 17"s will make, as I'm guessing they will be fitted with either 215 50 17 or 225 45 17.

I guess as yours is an auto that it isn't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd April 2021, 13:43
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By Typhoon190
Hi Paul. I personally wouldn't disconnect at...

Hi Paul.

I personally wouldn't disconnect at the oil cooler. The coolant rail pipes that travel across and above the front sub frame supply the oil cooler, so looking into the engine bay from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2021, 20:23
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By Typhoon190
:wot: I wouldn't use stainless on suspension. You...

:wot: I wouldn't use stainless on suspension. You should stick with oem specified in my opinion.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th March 2021, 19:40
Replies: 26
Views: 2,610
Posted By Typhoon190
Just found this little treat under the back seat...

Just found this little treat under the back seat of my next project. :getmecoat: Frustrating there are so many avenues for water to get inside. Completely filled with soaked silt until it rusts...
Forum: Items Wanted 21st March 2021, 08:31
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Typhoon190
Thanks to Mick, perfect condition replacement...

Thanks to Mick, perfect condition replacement received. :bowdown:
Forum: Items Wanted 20th March 2021, 18:02
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By Typhoon190
OSF wing waistline trim in Firefrost CEV

Hello all.

Looking for a drivers front wing waistline trim in Firefrost (CEV) if anyone has one for sale please. :} I have a few in other colours that I could have painted, just after an easier...
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