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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 00:20
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By steve-45
Rick converted my indicators to DRLís a couple of...

Rick converted my indicators to DRLís a couple of years ago and they look like OEM fitment and work really well.
Forum: Events and Meets 29th April 2022, 21:33
Replies: 83
Views: 8,155
Posted By steve-45
Please add me to the list, a great venue to...

Please add me to the list, a great venue to remember a great person.

Also a good excuse for a weekend away.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2022, 14:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,046
Posted By steve-45
Even if you could do this, you would still have...

Even if you could do this, you would still have problems getting your vehicles emissions class changed.

I read somewhere that even vehicles that have been modified to fully EV will still be...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2022, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By steve-45
Ok, now I understand why EV insurance costs more...

Ok, now I understand why EV insurance costs more than ICE car insurance !
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 20:45
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By steve-45
If I understand this correctly, due to all the...

If I understand this correctly, due to all the safety features of these new vehicles the insurance premiums will be so low it will hardly be worth charging anything at all.

How does the current...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2022, 17:13
Replies: 1
Views: 387
Posted By steve-45
The ďkeyless entryĒ feature is unusual, or does...

The ďkeyless entryĒ feature is unusual, or does that mean that the door locks donít work ?
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2022, 14:22
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By steve-45
So, using a phone is more distracting than...

So, using a phone is more distracting than watching a movie ? :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2022, 13:59
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By steve-45
Triggered the alarm, and yes that bell 🔔 shaped...

Triggered the alarm, and yes that bell 🔔 shaped symbol when you next turn the ignition on .
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 22:07
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, there is no mention of that symbol in...

Hi Mike, there is no mention of that symbol in the facelift manual either.

I will try triggering the alarm tomorrow ( itís a bit late now ) and see if it appears.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th April 2022, 11:51
Replies: 42
Views: 2,542
Posted By steve-45
An multi million pound claims for compensation !

An multi million pound claims for compensation !
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 16:43
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By steve-45
And toilet rolls ! ;)

And toilet rolls ! ;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 11th April 2022, 10:13
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By steve-45
Was good to meet up with you all again yesterday,...

Was good to meet up with you all again yesterday, but Iíve made a mental note not to order such a large breakfast when I also lunch out booked for 1.00pm !

Looking forward to the next one, thanks...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2022, 22:28
Replies: 9
Views: 935
Posted By steve-45
That advertisement can be read several ways, has...

That advertisement can be read several ways, has anyone actually purchased from this special offer ?
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 23:42
Replies: 248
Views: 10,781
Posted By steve-45
Someone showed me the British Citizenship Test a...

Someone showed me the British Citizenship Test a few years ago and I donít think that the majority of Brits would have a chance of passing it !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 9th April 2022, 18:11
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By steve-45
Unhappy Itís dusty and I will not have time to have it...

Itís dusty and I will not have time to have it cleaned 🧼
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th April 2022, 22:43
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By steve-45
Rear mud flaps for a facelift saloon ? :eek:

Rear mud flaps for a facelift saloon ? :eek:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 8th April 2022, 10:37
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By steve-45
Only 2 more sleeps to go !

Only 2 more sleeps to go !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2022, 20:18
Replies: 42
Views: 2,542
Posted By steve-45
All panicking because of that extinction...

All panicking because of that extinction rebellion mobs trying to blockade oil distribution terminals.
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2022, 21:01
Replies: 75
Views: 3,816
Posted By steve-45
They certainly know how to alienate the general...

They certainly know how to alienate the general public!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 2nd April 2022, 21:37
Replies: 25
Views: 825
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, Iíll be there, always ready for a...

Hi Mike,

Iíll be there, always ready for a fry up !
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd April 2022, 17:00
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By steve-45
I bet youíve been called worse Bob ! ;)

I bet youíve been called worse Bob ! ;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2022, 18:32
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By steve-45
Happy birthday Jeff, my o/h still talks about...

Happy birthday Jeff, my o/h still talks about your cats !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2022, 21:52
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By steve-45
Mine is a 2004 and does have an under bonnet pump.

Mine is a 2004 and does have an under bonnet pump.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2022, 12:17
Replies: 32
Views: 1,081
Posted By steve-45
My problem is that I am one of the very few...

My problem is that I am one of the very few people who have not blocked paved or astro turfed my front garden, and every day I have to remove a poo or two or three from my front lawn, but what makes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2022, 11:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By steve-45
I know used cars have been increasing in price....

I know used cars have been increasing in price. Ö.. but ! ÖÖÖ. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2022, 18:07
Replies: 298
Views: 11,604
Posted By steve-45
I understand that global energy prices are...

I understand that global energy prices are increasing, but why does the standing charge have to increase by 50% ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2022, 16:16
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By steve-45
If you disconnect the battery and then remove the...

If you disconnect the battery and then remove the 2 plugs from the Webasto that will remove it from the equation when you reconnect the battery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2022, 17:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,383
Posted By steve-45
I had a similar problem with my 2004 diesel, it...

I had a similar problem with my 2004 diesel, it would flatten the battery after 4 or 5 days of not being used. The battery was a brand new Bosch unit.

I put an ammeter in the battery positive line...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2022, 11:30
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By steve-45
It says in the eBay advert, use on planes ! ...

It says in the eBay advert, use on planes !

I wonder if the device is CAA approved, otherwise it would be illegal to use on aviation applications.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 14:52
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By steve-45
If they really worked, would you not expect car...

If they really worked, would you not expect car manufacturers to fit them as standard and claim improved MPG ?
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2022, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By steve-45
I went to an exhibition about the proposed new...

I went to an exhibition about the proposed new crossing about 5 years ago and was told it would take about 7 years to construct from the go ahead.

We are having yet another enquiry so even if the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2022, 21:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By steve-45
Hi Simon, I've been doing some sums too ...... ...

Hi Simon, I've been doing some sums too ......

looking at my diary, I use my 75 on average about 4 times a week - now I have my bus pass I've been trying to use it as much as possible, so that has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2022, 18:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,599
Posted By steve-45
Clock ticking on my 75

Well, with Fridays announcement that the London low emission zone (ULEZ) will be extending to the outer London boroughs by the end of 2023, looks like my 75 ownership has now less than 2 years to...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th March 2022, 18:44
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By steve-45
I have a feeling that ďGreen TeamĒ refers to the...

I have a feeling that ďGreen TeamĒ refers to the Clubs management / moderators
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2022, 18:54
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By steve-45
Rover would not have made the harnesses...

Rover would not have made the harnesses themselves, it would have been sub-contacted to a loom maker such as Rists etc
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2022, 09:35
Replies: 108
Views: 4,707
Posted By steve-45
Well if you can afford to live in Chelsea !

Well if you can afford to live in Chelsea !
Forum: Social Forum 3rd March 2022, 22:03
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By steve-45
Dartford Bridge

Been stationary for over an hour now on the M25. Must be a serious accident as 4 ambulances and 2 fire engines so far.

But, at least the crossing will be free when they eventually reopen it.
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2022, 11:38
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By steve-45
I wonder how they will enforce it with foreign...

I wonder how they will enforce it with foreign lorries, I came down the M1 a couple of weeks ago through the 50MPH 20 mile long roadworks and all the foreign lorries were still doing their 60MPH ....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 11:15
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By steve-45
I wonder how much ďwe buy any carĒ would offer...

I wonder how much ďwe buy any carĒ would offer for it ? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2022, 14:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By steve-45
Now up to £6350, wonder how much higher it will...

Now up to £6350, wonder how much higher it will go ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2022, 18:34
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By steve-45
I always found it strange that the low coolant...

I always found it strange that the low coolant warning was fitted to the lesser 45 models but not the 75! :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2022, 13:24
Replies: 226
Views: 9,018
Posted By steve-45
As Russia is a major oil producer, I wonder if...

As Russia is a major oil producer, I wonder if this ďinvasionĒ is a ploy to force up global oil prices ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 17:36
Replies: 52
Views: 3,739
Posted By steve-45
Maybe we should all try this? ;)

Maybe we should all try this? ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 21:25
Replies: 52
Views: 3,739
Posted By steve-45
Itís not a full moon tonight is it ? :shrug:

Itís not a full moon tonight is it ? :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 11th February 2022, 22:17
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By steve-45
DVLA Delays

I sold my motorcycle on 12th June 2021 and TODAY I received an acknowledgement from the DVLA saying that I was no longer the registered keeper.

Only took them 8 months to update their records !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th February 2022, 20:34
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By steve-45
Howís the hernia ? :duh:

Howís the hernia ? :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2022, 18:29
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By steve-45
Obviously that does not apply to space saver...

Obviously that does not apply to space saver spare wheels.
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2022, 09:43
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By steve-45
Closest Iíve ever come to ďcall the midwifeĒ is...

Closest Iíve ever come to ďcall the midwifeĒ is Chatham Dockyard where some of the external shots were filmed.
Forum: Social Forum 29th January 2022, 09:22
Replies: 298
Views: 11,604
Posted By steve-45
So when are Clientearth taking the Russian...

So when are Clientearth taking the Russian government to court ?
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2022, 15:46
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By steve-45
Oh! So your the one that obeyed the rules then ! ...

Oh! So your the one that obeyed the rules then !

I wondered who that was !
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2022, 13:56
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By steve-45
Ok, happy belated birthday wishes then !

Ok, happy belated birthday wishes then !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th January 2022, 13:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,008
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, please add me to the list, eating of...

Hi Mike, please add me to the list, eating of course.😊
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2022, 16:45
Replies: 35
Views: 1,209
Posted By steve-45
There seems to be no joined up thinking in...

There seems to be no joined up thinking in reducing pollution caused by private car use in London, letís get more people onto public transport and to help us do letís put the free travel pass age up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 16:23
Replies: 34
Views: 1,713
Posted By steve-45
ANPR cameras did not stop 4 lads tearing through...

ANPR cameras did not stop 4 lads tearing through the local shopping centre on their scrambling motorbikes with no registration plates on display.

The law only seems to catch those of us who bother...
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2022, 18:10
Replies: 35
Views: 1,209
Posted By steve-45
Well, someone has got to pay for CROSSRAIL !

Well, someone has got to pay for CROSSRAIL !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 12:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,332
Posted By steve-45
400 or 4000 miles ? Is it all down to...

400 or 4000 miles ?

Is it all down to postcode with classic car policies too ?
Forum: Social Forum 11th January 2022, 11:46
Replies: 22
Views: 891
Posted By steve-45
Agreed, but how would it be enforced? The police...

Agreed, but how would it be enforced? The police seem to be unable to catch all the mopeds and motorcycles being ridden without registration plates, and don't get me started on e'scooters, was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 11:31
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By steve-45
If we carry on like this, we all might be...

If we carry on like this, we all might be "SECTIONED" !! :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 08:40
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By steve-45
I was thinking of a headlamp bulb section . :D

I was thinking of a headlamp bulb section . :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 23:06
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By steve-45
What company do you insure with? I have my 2001...

What company do you insure with? I have my 2001 Saab aero on a classic policy itís limited to 5000 miles per annum and must be garaged overnight.
Forum: Social Forum 1st January 2022, 13:53
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By steve-45
It never ceases to amaze me the number of drivers...

It never ceases to amaze me the number of drivers of late model expensive cars that still hand hold their phones when the vehicle has a factory fitted Bluetooth hands free system fitted as standard !
Forum: Social Forum 31st December 2021, 10:12
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By steve-45
Perhaps he is putting material back on !

Perhaps he is putting material back on !
Forum: Social Forum 26th December 2021, 11:57
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By steve-45
Have you tried your local independent tyre...

Have you tried your local independent tyre dealers, not one of the chains. I know my local indy certainly used to repair tyres for building equipment.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 23:20
Replies: 182
Views: 17,426
Posted By steve-45
So sad to hear your news Andy, we were lucky...

So sad to hear your news Andy, we were lucky enough to meet you both on the Dutch trip, Debz will be very missed. Try to stay brave Andy, we are all thinking of you.
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 18:41
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By steve-45
Did not see any shortages of spirits, wine or...

Did not see any shortages of spirits, wine or beer in the supermarket tonight !
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 20:58
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By steve-45
Seconded, when I had a key for my 45 stolen he...

Seconded, when I had a key for my 45 stolen he divorced the missing key from the system, then added 2 more keyfobs to it. A top chap.
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2021, 10:37
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By steve-45
Happy Birthday Mike, you kept that quiet !

Happy Birthday Mike, you kept that quiet !
Forum: Items Wanted 10th November 2021, 16:17
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By steve-45
MK2 saloon rear mud flaps

I know they are made from hens teeth and rocking horse poo, but still looking for a pair ! :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 14:28
Replies: 5
Views: 5,693
Posted By steve-45
I went with the CO-OP this year and they were...

I went with the CO-OP this year and they were half the price of a ďspecialistĒ insurer, but no breakdown cover as I am already with the AA
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2021, 18:24
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By steve-45
No details on DVLA site, so looks like itís gone !

No details on DVLA site, so looks like itís gone !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 7th November 2021, 12:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By steve-45
Thanks Mike for another great meet, and the...

Thanks Mike for another great meet, and the change of venue after being informed that the restaurant was closed after we arrived was inspired.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 6th November 2021, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By steve-45
Just had car washed, ready for the morning. :}

Just had car washed, ready for the morning. :}
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2021, 20:02
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By steve-45
Well, with all these young people calling for CO2...

Well, with all these young people calling for CO2 reductions now would seem like a good time to ban fireworks!

Or they will be accusing us of stealing their future !
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2021, 11:38
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By steve-45
Happy birthday Brian - Iím not going to say...

Happy birthday Brian - Iím not going to say anything horrible -
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 23:24
Replies: 139
Views: 11,488
Posted By steve-45
I have a feeling that the ďpay per mile scheme ď...

I have a feeling that the ďpay per mile scheme ď will be in addition to the tax on fuel, so that ICE vehicles will be paying both taxes !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 1st November 2021, 23:17
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By steve-45
And another bump !

And another bump !
Forum: Social Forum 30th October 2021, 12:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By steve-45
As the biggest polluters are people is it not...

As the biggest polluters are people is it not time to encourage people to limit the number of their offsprings ?
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 21:11
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By steve-45
I wonder when they are going to glue themselves...

I wonder when they are going to glue themselves to a road in Suffolk ?
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 21:07
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By steve-45
So, the glue they use not sticking to a wet road...

So, the glue they use not sticking to a wet road could not possibly be a factor then ?
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 10:14
Replies: 22
Views: 1,260
Posted By steve-45
You beat me to it ! :duh:

You beat me to it ! :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 29th October 2021, 10:13
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By steve-45
M25 Protestors

I see on the news this morning, that the insulate Britain mob have cancelled todayís protest because itís raining!

Their cause must be so important to them that they are not willing to get WET !
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 27th October 2021, 23:54
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By steve-45
We will have to keep bumping it up ! :D

We will have to keep bumping it up ! :D
Forum: The Valeting Forum 26th October 2021, 00:46
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By steve-45
Leather Seat Restoration

Not on my Rover, but on my Saab 93.

Has anyone tried anything for removing / covering small scratches in black leather seats?

Seems to be lots on ebay, but a personal recommendation goes a long...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th October 2021, 00:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, please add me to your list,...

Hi Mike,

please add me to your list, breakfast always tastes better when you don't have to cook it ! :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 12:04
Replies: 33
Views: 2,265
Posted By steve-45
Back in the 1970ís when MK2 jags were a throw...

Back in the 1970ís when MK2 jags were a throw away item, the chap who was in charge of our Drawing Office used to take any left over premixed Araldite to fill up his rusty sills.
It passed the MOT...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 10:37
Replies: 21
Views: 1,936
Posted By steve-45
Interesting that a full size spare wheel is a...

Interesting that a full size spare wheel is a modification, I have a full size matching alloy spare.
How can if find out if the car was originally supplied with it, therefore its not a modification,...
Forum: Social Forum 8th October 2021, 22:49
Replies: 51
Views: 2,499
Posted By steve-45
Last time I looked at solar panels they had a...

Last time I looked at solar panels they had a break even point of about 9 years. Now that the price of electricity is rocketing up, I wonder how long that would reduce the break even point by ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2021, 18:22
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By steve-45
sounds like a good idea. :}

sounds like a good idea. :}
Forum: Items Wanted 6th October 2021, 20:59
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By steve-45
Hi Jennifer, I got my rubber fronts with logos...

Hi Jennifer, I got my rubber fronts with logos out of a Rover 45, not perfect but they sort of fit. Iíll show you next time we meet. Steve
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:42
Replies: 59
Views: 3,869
Posted By steve-45
Only 15 deep, the queue for my local Morrisonís...

Only 15 deep, the queue for my local Morrisonís petrol station was over 1/4 mile long this morning. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 17:28
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By steve-45
Someone obviously liked it, no longer available !

Someone obviously liked it, no longer available !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 21:46
Replies: 59
Views: 3,869
Posted By steve-45
The was certainly no queues for fuel until the...

The was certainly no queues for fuel until the media started saying there were shortages....

It then started to become a self fulfilling prophecy !
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 12:55
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By steve-45
When BEVís hit price parity with ICE vehicles...

When BEVís hit price parity with ICE vehicles thatís when the changeover will really accelerate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 22:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By steve-45
Yes, insurance is mainly driven by postcode now !

Yes, insurance is mainly driven by postcode now !
Forum: Items Wanted 14th September 2021, 07:40
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By steve-45
Itís for a saloon and itís the one over the rear...

Itís for a saloon and itís the one over the rear seats
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 12th September 2021, 14:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,932
Posted By steve-45
Once again Mike, thanks for arranging this....

Once again Mike, thanks for arranging this. Breakfast always tastes better when you donít have to cook it ! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 14:19
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By steve-45
The really clever centre caps are on some late...

The really clever centre caps are on some late model Rolls Royces that can rotate in their holders so they are always the correct way up when you park.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 21:42
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By steve-45
Well, at least he brought the good weather back...

Well, at least he brought the good weather back with him! :D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 7th September 2021, 12:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,932
Posted By steve-45
Thatís a good idea, if possible.

Thatís a good idea, if possible.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 08:59
Replies: 40
Views: 3,566
Posted By steve-45
Not noticed any E5 pumps at my local supermarkets.

Not noticed any E5 pumps at my local supermarkets.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 08:58
Replies: 40
Views: 3,566
Posted By steve-45
Now on my 3rd tank of E10, Morrissons started...

Now on my 3rd tank of E10, Morrissons started selling it a couple of weeks ago, and have found no degradation in MPG or performance - but itís never had much of that anyway.
This is in my run around...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 08:36
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By steve-45
Congratulations on the pass. Not sure what...

Congratulations on the pass.

Not sure what is worse, waiting for your MOT result or waiting your turn at the dentist! :getmecoat:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 26th August 2021, 23:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,932
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, Iíll be attending too, much better...

Hi Mike,
Iíll be attending too, much better than cooking your own breakfast. :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 20:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By steve-45
Low emission ! ! And just how much...

Low emission ! !

And just how much pollution did that environmental friendly vehicle emit ?
Forum: Technology Forum 20th August 2021, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By steve-45
The third pin would be for the earth connection....

The third pin would be for the earth connection. As the charger is probably in an enclosed plastic case itís not really necessary.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 11:08
Replies: 45
Views: 5,548
Posted By steve-45
I am sorry to read that your stepping down. I...

I am sorry to read that your stepping down. I have always found that your moderation has been more than fair, unfortunately in all clubs and societies there will always be a few individuals who will...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 00:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By steve-45
Iíve also found that T Cut is very good for...

Iíve also found that T Cut is very good for cleaning UPVC window frames.
Forum: Social Forum 19th August 2021, 16:41
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By steve-45
I think the Scots have got things right, I would...

I think the Scots have got things right, I would willingly pay a few more pounds in income tax if it gave free perscriptions to the low paid.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 18:45
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By steve-45
Donít think that insurance companies think that...

Donít think that insurance companies think that Rover 75s are classed as classics yet ! :mad:
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 16:01
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By steve-45
My ex has MS which is not classed as a chronic...

My ex has MS which is not classed as a chronic illness and had to pay for regular prescriptions until she reached 60.
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 12:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,927
Posted By steve-45
Perhaps they should align prescription charges...

Perhaps they should align prescription charges with those in Scotland?

Free ! ! !
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2021, 19:48
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By steve-45
My ex has one of these alert systems, sheís...

My ex has one of these alert systems, sheís disabled, which requires a land line to dial out when she pushes the panic button.

Not come across one of these systems that work via a cell phone.
Forum: Social Forum 13th August 2021, 16:51
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By steve-45
I sold a house 18 months ago with a part boarded...

I sold a house 18 months ago with a part boarded loft - not mentioned anywhere. All the surveyor did was to poke his head through the loft hatch.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th August 2021, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By steve-45
Most repair shops do not want you to supply the...

Most repair shops do not want you to supply the parts needed as there is no "mark-up" in it for them !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2021, 17:04
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By steve-45
Ohhhhhh. ! ! ! :eek:

Ohhhhhh. ! ! ! :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 22:47
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By steve-45
Or the paint code ! :shrug:

Or the paint code ! :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2021, 10:20
Replies: 38
Views: 1,234
Posted By steve-45
Thatís why I was pleased when the water company...

Thatís why I was pleased when the water company installed a new water meter complete with a shutoff valve in the pavement outside.

Yes it can be inconvenient if you need to use it in the middle of...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 22:54
Replies: 38
Views: 1,234
Posted By steve-45
If your going to put one of these on a main...

If your going to put one of these on a main supply pipe, I would certainly use a FULL BORE version, see screwfix item 46860, as flow could be restricted too much using a non-full bore type.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 08:48
Replies: 38
Views: 1,234
Posted By steve-45
Iíve never found an internal stop co.. in my...

Iíve never found an internal stop co.. in my property, but since Iíve had a new water meter fitted ( outside in the pavement) itís got a really good on / off valve fitted to it as standard.

No...
Forum: Items Wanted 31st July 2021, 16:13
Replies: 19
Views: 1,106
Posted By steve-45
Iíve had 2 facelift 75 saloons and neither of...

Iíve had 2 facelift 75 saloons and neither of them had a retaining cable for the fuel cap, just the black plastic stowage clip that it sat in whilst you refuelled.

Also no cable shown on page 101...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 30th July 2021, 10:31
Replies: 103
Views: 11,917
Posted By steve-45
Once again a very big thank you to all the Nano...

Once again a very big thank you to all the Nano Gang, a very enjoyable weekend. That "easy" task of replacing the door speakers would not have been so easy without the expert knowledge that was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 09:53
Replies: 30
Views: 2,094
Posted By steve-45
Congratulations to you both, and as Trikey said...

Congratulations to you both, and as Trikey said ....... "about time too !"

Steve.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 22:46
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By steve-45
Itís unusual that company directors have a car...

Itís unusual that company directors have a car registered to them, they are normally owned by the company and registered to the company.

That was certainly the case with our company cars, and as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By steve-45
Could not of expressed it better - a fantastic...

Could not of expressed it better - a fantastic bit of organising
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 18:45
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By steve-45
Such a shame that all these companies are soon to...

Such a shame that all these companies are soon to be foreign owned.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2021, 21:10
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By steve-45
Have a great time.

Have a great time.
Forum: Social Forum 12th July 2021, 15:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,420
Posted By steve-45
Strange, I ordered a rear plate for a trailer...

Strange, I ordered a rear plate for a trailer last week and I was not offered UK as a badging option !

Also looks like I need to order a new rear plate for the 75 as the GB plate with union flag I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2021, 08:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By steve-45
Iíve had 2 Rover 45ís before I got my 75. The...

Iíve had 2 Rover 45ís before I got my 75. The first was a diesel hatchback impression 3 model which the insurance company rated as a sports model as it had a rear spoiler - this was bought in haste...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 10th July 2021, 18:28
Replies: 103
Views: 11,917
Posted By steve-45
Premier Inn in Greenfield Way now booked - anyone...

Premier Inn in Greenfield Way now booked - anyone else staying there?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 10th July 2021, 15:39
Replies: 16
Views: 2,141
Posted By steve-45
Hi Mike, are we having a breakfast meet this...

Hi Mike, are we having a breakfast meet this month ? (July) Steve.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th July 2021, 18:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By steve-45
I would have expected the ROLEX edition to have a...

I would have expected the ROLEX edition to have a premium grill, sunroof and traction control.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2021, 15:35
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By steve-45
According to the latest communication Iíve had...

According to the latest communication Iíve had from the government it has to be over 40 years old to be a classic, up until then itís just OLD!
Forum: Social Forum 29th June 2021, 22:35
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By steve-45
Happy birthday, hope itís a great one.

Happy birthday, hope itís a great one.
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:56
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By steve-45
Itís not even after opening hours, my local Asda...

Itís not even after opening hours, my local Asda supermarket only operates a pay at pump system - there is no cashier.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 22:17
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By steve-45
Looks like a good time was had by all - this is a...

Looks like a good time was had by all - this is a great club !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2021, 18:51
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By steve-45
Best to stop your engine leaking oil, if its...

Best to stop your engine leaking oil, if its leaking it will eventually drip off the undertray too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 14:42
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By steve-45
Interestingly, when I asked for a third party...

Interestingly, when I asked for a third party fire and theft quotation it was higher in price than a fully comprehensive policy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 12:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,875
Posted By steve-45
I always park my 75 well away from the main...

I always park my 75 well away from the main heavily occupied parking area, but it still did not prevent me getting a scrape along the rear bumper.

I should have left the towball plugged in then it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By steve-45
A friend of mine received the DVLA one saying...

A friend of mine received the DVLA one saying your recent payment has been rejected, and she does not even own a car !
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 12:19
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By steve-45
Donít worry, Iím pretty sure that soon you will...

Donít worry, Iím pretty sure that soon you will have to apply for a green card to drive in Europe, but donít expect your UK only policy to go down to reflect the lower risk.
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2021, 13:43
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By steve-45
I remember many years ago when we started having...

I remember many years ago when we started having a dress down Friday, one guys wife did not believe he was going into the office and gave him grief all weekend about it!
Forum: Social Forum 24th June 2021, 13:39
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By steve-45
Saw one of these a few years ago at the...

Saw one of these a few years ago at the Farnborough Air Show.

Was also the last time I saw a Vulcan in flight.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2021, 08:07
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By steve-45
And you know if itís a long distance call because...

And you know if itís a long distance call because they are talking very loudly into their phone! :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 08:02
Replies: 15
Views: 1,311
Posted By steve-45
No, not just you, no link :shrug:

No, not just you, no link :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 13:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By steve-45
Lots of muddy country roads and maybe no...

Lots of muddy country roads and maybe no undertray ?

Interesting that they do not show a spare wheel or toolkit in their pictures and no mention in the text it has been removed for the photographs?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 12:59
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By steve-45
Not so sure that insurance companies rate them as...

Not so sure that insurance companies rate them as classics yet ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By steve-45
These videos always make things look easy, but...

These videos always make things look easy, but most things are if youíve done them a few times.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 09:41
Replies: 48
Views: 4,945
Posted By steve-45
The same as the draconian measures we now have...

The same as the draconian measures we now have for getting replacement number plates has not stopped the growth of cars being driven on cloned plates.

The criminal elements swiftly made other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 09:28
Replies: 48
Views: 4,945
Posted By steve-45
So will the next stage be the stopping of the...

So will the next stage be the stopping of the general public being able to purchase engine oil to do home oil changes as there is a possibility that they will not dispose of the old oil correctly?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 23:20
Replies: 48
Views: 4,945
Posted By steve-45
I wonder if this is to stop the trade in stolen...

I wonder if this is to stop the trade in stolen cars being broken down and sold off as spare parts?
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