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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 15:03
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By DMGRS
We found the same with the tooling kit - in the...

We found the same with the tooling kit - in the end we opted for a Sealey kit to rent out to members for this reason (charged at £50 per 14 day rental period).

That said, I did use an old kit I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 20:40
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By DMGRS
Having a short break from next Tuesday, but the warehous is still open as usual.

Hello all,
Mat here - just a quick heads up that I'll be out of the office from Tuesday to Friday next week.
We're still open as normal - just any forum messages / posts etc won't be seen until...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 20:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By DMGRS
It seems a shame to get rid for such a relatively...

It seems a shame to get rid for such a relatively minor issue - the rear arms and subframe are all 'modular' in that they can be replaced with relative ease (no welding etc).
Both are still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 20:31
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By DMGRS
If you can head down to Southport, we can do it...

If you can head down to Southport, we can do it for you here - but admittedly it's quite a long trek!
I'd estimate including parts it'd be around £300.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2022, 11:57
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By DMGRS
When I had similar it was a (very rusty) front...

When I had similar it was a (very rusty) front spring letting go. Luckily no tyre damage :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 16:18
Replies: 25
Views: 2,073
Posted By DMGRS
My old 400, 45 and 600 all ran great on SVO (new...

My old 400, 45 and 600 all ran great on SVO (new oil) - fond memories of taking a few big drums in the boot for a holiday to Cornwall during a fuel shortage many years ago :)

In winter starting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th April 2022, 13:58
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By DMGRS
Cossie Dunc is the chap for the job :)

Cossie Dunc is the chap for the job :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2022, 21:56
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By DMGRS
It's good that there's more supply on the...

It's good that there's more supply on the continent with all the faff since Brexit - the customs processes now are absolutely bonkers.

We supply a lot of the companies based overseas - just this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 16:33
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By DMGRS
Can you tool up for the MG items? We need MG...

Can you tool up for the MG items?
We need MG ZT fronts and rears (along with 75 fronts) - and can deal in large quantities if needed.

We're really keen to keep them on the shelf, and supply is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th March 2022, 16:31
Replies: 70
Views: 4,093
Posted By DMGRS
It's a rather silly situation - but one we're all...

It's a rather silly situation - but one we're all faced with and must deal with.

Unfortunately I'm testing a few products on our ZS180, as is Scott with the ZT260 down at Southampton HQ - so not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 14:33
Replies: 63
Views: 7,305
Posted By DMGRS
Hello all, We've been collecting feedback on...

Hello all,
We've been collecting feedback on these arms, and so far it's all excellent - if anyone has any, we'd of course welcome it for improvements to our next batch.

We have plenty of these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 14:31
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By DMGRS
Still got another 10 sets of these left for...

Still got another 10 sets of these left for anyone needing them. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 14:29
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By DMGRS
The SGS struts do the job nicely - we also have...

The SGS struts do the job nicely - we also have our own here: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-bonnet-strut-bkk500010-oem-q
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2022, 18:35
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By DMGRS
ELT000060 & ELT000070 Rear Inner Waist Seal Trims back in stock - 50 pairs available

Hello all,
We're asked about these a lot - the good news is we've located a batch of them and they're due with us tomorrow!
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By DMGRS
We spoke to them about these - the problem we had...

We spoke to them about these - the problem we had was actually finding a courier to get them from us to our customers (which is the problem with scuttle panels too).

If anyone in another industry...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,100
Posted By DMGRS
Ah, what a joyous topic! I've nearly 10 years...

Ah, what a joyous topic! I've nearly 10 years collating as much information as I can - and my summary is that every brand of Slave Cylinder seems to have issues; it's just a case of stacking the odds...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 11:30
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By DMGRS
Hello Paul, thanks for the excellent feedback -...

Hello Paul, thanks for the excellent feedback - it's appreciated!
If we can be of any help in the future, you know where we are. :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 13:26
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By DMGRS
I'd pull the ABS fuse and go for a drive - see if...

I'd pull the ABS fuse and go for a drive - see if the issue is there or not.
With the fuse pulled the ABS modulator can't 'do its thing' and pulse the brakes - so the noise should disappear.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 13:23
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By DMGRS
It's quite a common scam unfortunately - I have...

It's quite a common scam unfortunately - I have CCTV set up, only allow 2 people to view a car and have a couple of friends supervising to avoid this kind of thing.

Another reason I absolutely...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 13:21
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By DMGRS
Imgbb or Imgur will let you host remotely and...

Imgbb or Imgur will let you host remotely and post pictures :)

While we're based in Southampton as a business, I'm only up the road from you in sunny Southport (if heading in via Banks you may...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 13:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By DMGRS
I'd also check the intercooler O rings while your...

I'd also check the intercooler O rings while your hands are dirty - a common complaint, and resolved at a very reasonable price:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 13:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By DMGRS
That solenoid should do the trick - the others...

That solenoid should do the trick - the others don't tend to fail.
Every time I've had an issue like this (even when doubting it's that particular solenoid) I've been pleasantly surprised that the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 10:18
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By DMGRS
Just heard back from the supplier - it's bad news...

Just heard back from the supplier - it's bad news unfortunately; seems that they're having a bit of a production backlog (stuff like this is the reason we've not had as many 'pre order' items as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By DMGRS
I would recommend replacement with a good, used...

I would recommend replacement with a good, used item - the refurbished racks out there seem to be quite poor in terms of quality (took 3 attempts to get a good one for my ZT!)

You can then swap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 12:38
Replies: 42
Views: 2,430
Posted By DMGRS
These have become a proper pain to find - we're...

These have become a proper pain to find - we're working on new stock at the moment and I'll give you a nudge when we have some.
They used to be plentiful and cheap; one day our supplier just had...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2021, 12:37
Replies: 71
Views: 5,091
Posted By DMGRS
So sorry to hear that Dave - my condolences for...

So sorry to hear that Dave - my condolences for you and the family.
Take care, Mat
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th November 2021, 01:40
Replies: 6
Views: 1,197
Posted By DMGRS
We offer these for £2.25 each - with memberís...

We offer these for £2.25 each - with memberís discount this comes to £5.76 per pair inc post.
Theyíre the original part, too :cool:
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 15:43
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By DMGRS
Some 75 / ZT bargains to be had - our Black Friday sale is here!

Hello all,
While we're not keen on this whole 'Black Friday' trend that seems to have arrived from over the pond, we do have deals lined up and a lot of them are 75 / ZT specific.

Rather than...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 15:38
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By DMGRS
Sold already! Impressive :)

Sold already! Impressive :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 15:35
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By DMGRS
For anyone else after these, we do usually have...

For anyone else after these, we do usually have them in stock at slightly below the 'usual' XPart price - PM us to order. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 15:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By DMGRS
Hello there, I'm sorry to see you've had...

Hello there, I'm sorry to see you've had less-than-expected life from these.
The originals were made by Delphi, however unfortunately they confirmed some years ago that the original tooling no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 18:04
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By DMGRS
That explains a lot - I was sat on the M42 (in...

That explains a lot - I was sat on the M42 (in traffic, of course!) behind a rather nice ZT with a set of these.
The intensity of the tail lights was absolutely ridiculous, to the point I switched...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 18:02
Replies: 63
Views: 7,305
Posted By DMGRS
As mentioned, the bush that's integral to the arm...

As mentioned, the bush that's integral to the arm is included - however the Upper Link Ball at the other end (RHF100190) isn't, but you can add it here: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2021, 19:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,485
Posted By DMGRS
Read this guide, which explains all you need to...

Read this guide, which explains all you need to know: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/pages/choosing-the-correct-k-series-head-gasket-kit

When it comes to Payen, we lost faith when 22 out of a batch of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2021, 19:08
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By DMGRS
Brakefit are absolutely fine - I've used them...

Brakefit are absolutely fine - I've used them with no issues. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2021, 19:06
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By DMGRS
Oddly enough, my last ZT CDTi with a manual...

Oddly enough, my last ZT CDTi with a manual transmission had this issue - and while changing the engine mounts didn't cure it completely it did indeed help a lot.

The culprit (oddly enough)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2021, 19:04
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By DMGRS
Vitesse is spot on :) The originals start to...

Vitesse is spot on :)
The originals start to open early - so fitting the inline item with the original in place is of no consequence.
We have our inline offering here:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2021, 19:01
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By DMGRS
Drop me a message, and I'll do you a Brucey Bonus...

Drop me a message, and I'll do you a Brucey Bonus price for one :)
The 57/60mm thing seems to be a mystery - I've seen cars that should have one fitted with the other many times now.
I just tell...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 10:42
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By DMGRS
Some interesting New Old Stock due soon - full list attached

Hello all,
I promised to keep you updated when we got an 'interesting' shipment in - and the day seems to be upon us!
We've asked contacts in China to dig through the dry storage facility we use...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 10:00
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By DMGRS
Smashing - thank you for your order and I'm glad...

Smashing - thank you for your order and I'm glad Scott could help.
They can be a bit of a faff to bleed, but given the lifespan vs. the newly available LUK items the original AP item is a no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 09:59
Replies: 25
Views: 2,548
Posted By DMGRS
I had this - of all things it was a deformed...

I had this - of all things it was a deformed tyre. I'd have expected it from a budget, but this was a Uniroyal Rainsport!
Hard to see from the outside, but the inner edge had a large 'lump' which I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 09:56
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By DMGRS
We have a full kit of Cables, the plastic shuttle...

We have a full kit of Cables, the plastic shuttle and cover assembly here:
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-bonnet-release-cables-full-set-fse000130-fse000140-fse000150

They'll...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 09:55
Replies: 24
Views: 4,659
Posted By DMGRS
Ah, I did wonder why we suddenly had lots of Rear...

Ah, I did wonder why we suddenly had lots of Rear ABS Sensors going in the post! :D

The story behind these is quite incredible - we were offered a full container of MG Rover old stock, however as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 09:50
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By DMGRS
I've used Klarius and BM myself - fitting of both...

I've used Klarius and BM myself - fitting of both wasn't 'perfect' but they did the job for a couple of years before the respective cars were moved on.

I echo MSS's thoughts that BM are lower...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 09:48
Replies: 47
Views: 2,933
Posted By DMGRS
Smashing, a job well done! I'm glad we could...

Smashing, a job well done!
I'm glad we could help out.

With regards to clutch lifespan, the hydraulics on these cars are quite weak but it doesn't mean you can't have many years of use from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 09:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By DMGRS
I drove a ZT with a single-mass conversion - my...

I drove a ZT with a single-mass conversion - my observations were some 'chatter' from the gearbox, and a fair bit more cabin vibration.
I wouldn't do it personally, but with the DMF being quite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 09:42
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By DMGRS
I found similar on my latest 75 - MAF unplugged...

I found similar on my latest 75 - MAF unplugged but no obvious clues as to why.
The reason became pretty clear when I plugged it back in, and the car would barely reach 3,000RPM even out of gear!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 09:40
Replies: 1
Views: 305
Posted By DMGRS
I've just had a dig through the EPC and can't see...

I've just had a dig through the EPC and can't see them listed - I wonder if they were supplied as part of the panel itself?

I would ask one of the breakers on here for a couple - I'm sure they'll...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 21:27
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By DMGRS
Yes, it should fit fine. Give me a nudge and...

Yes, it should fit fine. Give me a nudge and we'll sort you out with one of our original Clamshell design items, they're built to last :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 21:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By DMGRS
As far as automatic gearboxes from the same era...

As far as automatic gearboxes from the same era go, it's absolutely lovely.
Unfortunately this coupled with the clutch hydraulics woes of the manual, the automatic is the path chosen by many when...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 09:44
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By DMGRS
Smashing - thank you. :) It sounds like your...

Smashing - thank you. :)
It sounds like your cars are in the right hands in terms of TLC - it's great to see people spending real time and money on these fantastic motors.

If you need a hand...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 15:50
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By DMGRS
I'm glad you got this sorted - Scott did mention...

I'm glad you got this sorted - Scott did mention it to me in passing, and I said I'd keep an eye out for the result.
Thanks for your order, these clutch hydraulics can be an absolute mare to bleed.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 15:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By DMGRS
If one light is out, usually it's the circuit...

If one light is out, usually it's the circuit board.
We have them here:

https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/r75-mg-zt-rear-numberplate-lamp-assembly-xfc000220mmm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:31
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By DMGRS
We only sell the Original MG part - and that's...

We only sell the Original MG part - and that's simply because they're the only ones we have found that last.
You can order here:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:29
Replies: 8
Views: 604
Posted By DMGRS
We find ours last well - and at under £15 each...

We find ours last well - and at under £15 each with a 4 year warranty you'll likely not need to go near them for a long time :) ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:27
Replies: 47
Views: 2,933
Posted By DMGRS
Fantastic work - when I came into the thread I...

Fantastic work - when I came into the thread I was worried the car was 'at risk' if the clutch was indeed worn out.
Glad to see I was wrong! :D

If we can help with any parts in future (late to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,179
Posted By DMGRS
Another 45 saved - and this is how rather large...

Another 45 saved - and this is how rather large collections start! :D
Last year I got down to one Rover - my beloved 75 - however a couple of weeks ago I got a 'heads up' that a rather lovely ZS180...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:20
Replies: 12
Views: 2,030
Posted By DMGRS
Oddly enough I've had similar 'back in the day'...

Oddly enough I've had similar 'back in the day' on my MG ZS - the solid brakes (being a low spec Diesel) combined with a rather enthusiastic evening drive resulted in almost zero braking.

Turns...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 15:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By DMGRS
Hello, and good luck with the search! The...

Hello, and good luck with the search!
The points covered above seem to touch base with most issues I'd keep an eye on when buying - the V6 combined with the automatic gearbox is a butter-smooth...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 14:32
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By DMGRS
Early gear cables are indeed hard to find - but...

Early gear cables are indeed hard to find - but the little-known secret seems to be that you can fit the later type if you swap the selector mechanism (the bit under the knob itself) too.

Not a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 14:30
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By DMGRS
Thank you for your order - as you can imagine the...

Thank you for your order - as you can imagine the kit is very popular! :D
We've sold thousands of these, so your car is in good hands.

Leighton at Lates is also a great chap, and you chose very...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th October 2021, 14:28
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By DMGRS
Hello all, My apologies for dragging up this...

Hello all,
My apologies for dragging up this thread - but we've had a lot of emails requesting these and the thread they always seem to link to is this one. :)

Just to clarify, these are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 18:15
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By DMGRS
This had me stumped - I had to check the EPC to...

This had me stumped - I had to check the EPC to make sure there wasn't an 'early' hub I didn't know about! :D

Glad you got to the bottom of it; just to confirm all hubs are the same (RUB101920 and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 18:12
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By DMGRS
I have this meter, and I must say it's been...

I have this meter, and I must say it's been fantastic in use.
I got it from CPC a while ago, no idea if the measurements are accurate (not quite got the pockets for a Fluke!) but they seem spot on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By DMGRS
You'll just need UTL100081 - it comes with the...

You'll just need UTL100081 - it comes with the seal fitted.
We have them here: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/r75-mg-zt-slave-cylinder-guide-tube-input-shaft-seal-utl100081
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 18:04
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By DMGRS
I had this myself on my ZT - and changing them...

I had this myself on my ZT - and changing them did indeed solve the problem.
Not the easiest job, but the silence after was glorious (and I'd changed a few other parts trying to fix it!)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2021, 09:35
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By DMGRS
I'd change sooner rather than later if this is...

I'd change sooner rather than later if this is the issue - unfortunately I didn't and the movement killed my exhaust flexible section (which was a whole new world of faff to change!)
We have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2021, 09:34
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By DMGRS
He's an absolutely fantastic chap - I do look...

He's an absolutely fantastic chap - I do look forward to it every time I get to drop in for a chat! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 12:30
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By DMGRS
Finally in stock - full sets of Bonnet Cables with Shuttle and Cover

We've been waiting a while for these - we've had the Bonnet Cables in stock for some time, but have always wanted the Shuttle and Shuttle Cover (the Shuttle is the part which connects the three...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 12:16
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By DMGRS
This is the part you need:...

This is the part you need: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-inner-tie-rods-steering-rack
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 12:35
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By DMGRS
It wouldn't make it past the office door I...

It wouldn't make it past the office door I imagine - the Maoams have a hard enough time avoiding me! :D :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 13:57
Replies: 63
Views: 7,305
Posted By DMGRS
Hello there, Nevermind - just make sure the ARB...

Hello there,
Nevermind - just make sure the ARB mounting brackets are central in the cut-out (as this was one of the issues with the XPart arm) and you should be fine. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 18:15
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
Right, it's been a while so I better crack on...

Right, it's been a while so I better crack on with this! :)
Next up I'll be removing the headlining to re-cover it - it's started to sag at the back.

The fix to the sunroof drains using our kit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 18:13
Replies: 63
Views: 7,305
Posted By DMGRS
Hello all, We've just taken delivery of a new...

Hello all,
We've just taken delivery of a new batch - made exactly the same as the last ones.

If anyone has any feedback (since launch, not just arms sold recently) we'd love to hear it - but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 10:49
Replies: 17
Views: 1,373
Posted By DMGRS
Not really sure where to begin with that - credit...

Not really sure where to begin with that - credit where it's due for some useful information, but it didn't start off well with the description of 'one of the most unreliable power trains ever made'....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:46
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By DMGRS
Those pesky air conditioning compressors can...

Those pesky air conditioning compressors can cause a real headache - I'm glad yours was a relatively simple fix in the end.

A similar thing happened to our ZT260 - it stalled abruptly when pulling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:44
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By DMGRS
We're based in Southampton, and a lot of local...

We're based in Southampton, and a lot of local garages source MG-R parts from us.
We don't have an 'associated garage' per se, but I'll ask Scott (who lives 3 minutes away from the new warehouse in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By DMGRS
With prices they way they are, that's insanely...

With prices they way they are, that's insanely cheap for the mileage!
Lovely colour too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:42
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By DMGRS
They do indeed, and this was also a...

They do indeed, and this was also a dealer-supplied upgrade for most 'upper class' models of BMW (5 and 7 Series from memory).

A nice touch, but I can't say I'd spend the £70 for the upgrade kit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 10:40
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By DMGRS
Dropped you a message mate, hope all is well :)

Dropped you a message mate, hope all is well :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By DMGRS
Unfortunately it seems the manufacturer of these...

Unfortunately it seems the manufacturer of these has indeed moved to 'one to cover them all' - not ideal, however I've fitted one to a V6, 1.8 and Diesel recently and all were wonderfully...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 14:46
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By DMGRS
Very pleased we could help - a big thanks for...

Very pleased we could help - a big thanks for your order and glad you're on the road again. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 14:44
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By DMGRS
Pft, only saved your marriage and no sweets? They...

Pft, only saved your marriage and no sweets? They need to up their game! ;)

They're top guys to be fair, I've used them myself in the past. :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 16:32
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By DMGRS
Was just about to say something similar -...

Was just about to say something similar - stocktake has always been fantastic to deal with, whereas Byron made absolutely awful accusations of a personal nature which were rather unforgivable. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 10:43
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By DMGRS
Can confirm that they're 284/285mm on all models...

Can confirm that they're 284/285mm on all models apart from ZT190, R75 V8 and ZT260 - and we have plenty here :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th August 2021, 10:41
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By DMGRS
They're more than welcome to get in touch with us...

They're more than welcome to get in touch with us - clutch parts for these cars need to be chosen with care by companies who work with the people installing them for feedback.
We deal with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By DMGRS
I was just going to suggest these - they'll sort...

I was just going to suggest these - they'll sort it for you. :)
https://en-gb.facebook.com/NWRoverRepairs/about/

It'll be one of our kits fitted, and their pricing is incredibly good.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2021, 20:29
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By DMGRS
If you're worried about the garage not wanting to...

If you're worried about the garage not wanting to fit your parts, ask them to get in touch (sales@dmgrs.co.uk / 02380 001133) and we can supply directly :)
We use waterpumps from the MG Rover OE...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 17:12
Replies: 162
Views: 9,140
Posted By DMGRS
We did ask someone 'in the know' some time ago...

We did ask someone 'in the know' some time ago (the name escapes me, but if it comes back to me I'll report back) at what temperature the ECU will start to adjust fuelling.
The answer was quite...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2021, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By DMGRS
Don't worry - you don't need to remove it all;...

Don't worry - you don't need to remove it all; the thermostat itself can be split in half while still in place.
We'll try and work on something as an option when purchasing, as while it's best to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2021, 13:59
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By DMGRS
We can supply an 87 degree item here if needed:...

We can supply an 87 degree item here if needed: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/thermostat-for-kaiser-kv6-metal-housing-87-c-vernet-6773-equivalent?_pos=1&_sid=e47974ca7&_ss=r

Unfortunately they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd July 2021, 13:56
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By DMGRS
First of all, read this:...

First of all, read this: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/pages/choosing-the-correct-k-series-head-gasket-kit
You're welcome to order both types from us and return the kit you don't need.

Our kits use...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 13:54
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By DMGRS
I wouldn't worry, it's the first we've heard of...

I wouldn't worry, it's the first we've heard of this and we've got many years worth of most lines in storage.
I can't see this how this will affect our cars :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 15:57
Replies: 23
Views: 1,540
Posted By DMGRS
We have seen a few not getting up to temperature...

We have seen a few not getting up to temperature lately - and it's something we're looking into at the moment. Disappointing as our latest batch are made by an OE supplier!
We're trialling a new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 17:29
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By DMGRS
Give one of ours a try when the time comes -...

Give one of ours a try when the time comes - designed to be as quiet as the originals, and made to the same clamshell design :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 17:05
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By DMGRS
We're all up to date and everything is working as...

We're all up to date and everything is working as usual - you can message us on here via the Private Message system if you're still having issues :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 14:34
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By DMGRS
Thankfully today is a better day - yesterday was...

Thankfully today is a better day - yesterday was quite difficult! :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 11:33
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By DMGRS
A holiday? What's one of those?! :D Enjoy mate,...

A holiday? What's one of those?! :D
Enjoy mate, definitely well earned!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2021, 19:18
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By DMGRS
8% off site-wide until 16:00 Tuesday 13th July!

Hello all,
It's been a while since we've done a blanket 'offer' - so to celebrate England's effort in the Euros we're offering 8% off everything until 4PM tomorrow (Tuesday 13th July).

No codes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2021, 11:47
Replies: 9
Views: 788
Posted By DMGRS
Best of luck, and take care :)

Best of luck, and take care :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th July 2021, 15:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,495
Posted By DMGRS
I had these on my old 75 - they're fine :) ...

I had these on my old 75 - they're fine :)
Nowhere near ZT-T size though, they'll sit a good inch or two too high.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 21:53
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By DMGRS
We have them in stock and ready to go:...

We have them in stock and ready to go: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/75-zt-fuel-tank-strap-wfs100443-genuine-mg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2021, 16:48
Replies: 16
Views: 1,207
Posted By DMGRS
We've sent these around the world and they seem...

We've sent these around the world and they seem quite reliable:
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/genuine-mg-rover-75-zt-metal-slave-cylinder-uub100194t?_pos=1&_sid=a90c0ec9a&_ss=r

Unfortunately...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2021, 16:47
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By DMGRS
This will do the trick nicely - long warranty,...

This will do the trick nicely - long warranty, fully backed by us with no quibble should you have any issues. :)
https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-rear-wheel-bearing-kit-rlb100292
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 14:37
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By DMGRS
No problem at all - always happy to help! :D

No problem at all - always happy to help! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 13:32
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By DMGRS
Hello all! Unfortunately this seems to be a...

Hello all!
Unfortunately this seems to be a common theme - most 'garages' these days seem to be staffed by fitters who are scared of anything more involved than a 10mm socket. :D
The system is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2021, 14:14
Replies: 30
Views: 4,466
Posted By DMGRS
Don't worry, those are excellent and you...

Don't worry, those are excellent and you certainly won't need the warranty! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2021, 17:41
Replies: 30
Views: 4,466
Posted By DMGRS
The originals seem to last like nothing else -...

The originals seem to last like nothing else - absolutely gutted that I didn't buy all 2,700 on 4 pallets I was offered 5 years ago!
I'd be able to retire by now :D

Quality is very variable it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2021, 09:39
Replies: 53
Views: 9,839
Posted By DMGRS
Oooo that is cheap! Ordered, cheers :)

Oooo that is cheap! Ordered, cheers :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2021, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By DMGRS
Probably a bit late, but we do have them for...

Probably a bit late, but we do have them for £119.99 for a full set inc shoes and plates if needed (£113.99 after member discount using code NL5 at checkout)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 11:16
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By DMGRS
Thanks again for your order - and glad it made it...

Thanks again for your order - and glad it made it to you in good time.
Stay safe mate :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2021, 12:24
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By DMGRS
These will be perfect for your car:...

These will be perfect for your car: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-rear-damper-and-top-mount-kit-genuine-delphi-rpd102250-rpd000152-rpd000531-rpd108411
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 12:23
Replies: 63
Views: 7,305
Posted By DMGRS
Just a quick update - we seem to be sending these...

Just a quick update - we seem to be sending these by the bucketload and feedback has so far been excellent.
Do any members have any feedback on a set they've fitted?

If you need a pair, they're...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd June 2021, 12:21
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By DMGRS
It may be worth chucking a new regulator on while...

It may be worth chucking a new regulator on while swapping them over - then you know the brushes etc are new and should last a good while. :) ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2021, 11:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By DMGRS
The hub metal seems very soft - I've pulled...

The hub metal seems very soft - I've pulled threads out of 3 so far!
A right pain to helicoil too, so I just fitted a good used hub.

M14 x 2.0 is indeed correct, and a standard bolt of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 11:50
Replies: 14
Views: 1,634
Posted By DMGRS
That's a shame, but alas all good things must...

That's a shame, but alas all good things must come to an end.
I must say I did grow weary of clutch issues 'back in the day' and went for an automatic instead - my ZT-T with the rather lovely Jatco...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 11:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By DMGRS
The usual cause seems to be the A/C Condenser...

The usual cause seems to be the A/C Condenser these days - we sell between 3 and 10 on an average week.
Once done it should be fine for 10+ years though. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By DMGRS
Good to see you up to your usual magic Rick-sta!...

Good to see you up to your usual magic Rick-sta! :D
Must get the IPK on the latest 75 soon...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2021, 11:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By DMGRS
A large part of clutch lifespan is down to the...

A large part of clutch lifespan is down to the style of driving - I've just bought another older BMW for 'research' purposes and it has 210,000 miles on the clock - yet the clutch wear figures for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2021, 21:31
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By DMGRS
I'll try and dig the post out - I know the one...

I'll try and dig the post out - I know the one you mean.
Feedback on these has been excellent, but keeping them in stock to keep up with demand has been 'interesting'! :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2021, 15:58
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By DMGRS
We do indeed - we have a garage in Southport for...

We do indeed - we have a garage in Southport for the work, and a contact in Shropshire who can do them on our behalf too. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2021, 15:57
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By DMGRS
Thank you, an absolute pleasure and I'm glad we...

Thank you, an absolute pleasure and I'm glad we got her sorted (while avoiding the awful job of changing the full alternator and associated costs!) :D

Take care, and I hope she continues to serve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2021, 22:45
Replies: 64
Views: 5,729
Posted By DMGRS
I'll see if I can get XPart's restocking date for...

I'll see if I can get XPart's restocking date for you :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 14:48
Replies: 23
Views: 1,904
Posted By DMGRS
Far, far too much! I often joke that I started...

Far, far too much!
I often joke that I started the business so I can get the parts cheaper... :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 14:48
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By DMGRS
Oh wow, packed and delivered very well! Can't...

Oh wow, packed and delivered very well!
Can't say the same for a lot of larger stuff we've sent recently; it seems 're opening of sports events' also applies to kicking things around a warehouse!
Forum: Was it you? 10th May 2021, 19:01
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By DMGRS
Yellow ZT on a driveway in Crossens, Southport

I walk past this most days - I live over the road. :)
Looks well cared for and clearly in the hands of a car enthusiast with the other things on the drive / in the garage!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2021, 11:10
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By DMGRS
I had similar, and found the jacket of the cable...

I had similar, and found the jacket of the cable had deformed and was 'holding' the cable slightly.

We have a full range of bonnet cables and latches at well below RRP here:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2021, 10:58
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By DMGRS
Another vote for Tayna. From cheap and cheerful...

Another vote for Tayna. From cheap and cheerful to get me out the muck to top of the range, I've used them many times and always been happy.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2021, 09:18
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By DMGRS
Unfortunately these days we've had to...

Unfortunately these days we've had to 'consolidate' a lot of part designations - while not to the original exact spec, they'll still feel infinitely better than a tired set. :)
The differences...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2021, 09:14
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By DMGRS
Personally I find it much easier taking it off...

Personally I find it much easier taking it off with the bush - they're a real pain to separate sometimes (but may be easier on the Powerflex system).

If you need an arm without bush, we do now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th May 2021, 09:06
Replies: 23
Views: 1,720
Posted By DMGRS
Looks like ECP had a glut of the Bosch units they...

Looks like ECP had a glut of the Bosch units they wanted rid of - it was an excellent deal!
To answer the original question, we had to find a cheaper alternative that still worked; the insert we...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 09:02
Replies: 162
Views: 9,140
Posted By DMGRS
Hello there, sorry to hear of the bother you're...

Hello there, sorry to hear of the bother you're having!
This is usually down to a bit of crud on the O Ring sealing surface in the cylinder block - it can be very hard to clean up / see from all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2021, 14:05
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DMGRS
Exactly as mh007 says Chris - it'll slip and lose...

Exactly as mh007 says Chris - it'll slip and lose drive altogether (but in this instance it was the upper gears that failed I believe).
The problem is if you drive it slipping, you'll need to do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th April 2021, 12:05
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By DMGRS
Reverse Piston Failure - time to crack open the tool chest!

It's no secret that I've been rather excited about the very early 75 Tourer I picked up a couple of months ago - sadly our Rear Upper Arm project and some other bits and pieces and home got in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 13:22
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By DMGRS
Thanks for the amazing feedback - and it was...

Thanks for the amazing feedback - and it was great to see you again.
I hope the backbox is as good as you hope - and I've also dropped you an email with some news about the centre section we talked...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 13:21
Replies: 8
Views: 1,267
Posted By DMGRS
Just a friendly reminder that we do have both the...

Just a friendly reminder that we do have both the Original AP Master Cylinder and the Tazu item (under the XPart branding) in stock, and we can send worldwide too.

If you are ordering from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2021, 16:22
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By DMGRS
Our Elastomer gasket (a BW750 clone, with a...

Our Elastomer gasket (a BW750 clone, with a little more quality control) is our weapon of choice these days - we no longer stock the Payen item due to repeated issues with faulty gaskets.

Our...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By DMGRS
You're more than welcome to drop us a message if...

You're more than welcome to drop us a message if there's anything we can help with - we've invested massively in the 75 / ZT over the last few years, and have an awful lot of stuff on the shelf. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 13:18
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By DMGRS
Funnily enough, we're a few grand lighter thanks...

Funnily enough, we're a few grand lighter thanks to this on our incoming shipment :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th March 2021, 12:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,063
Posted By DMGRS
I've noticed this too - I'm pricing up something...

I've noticed this too - I'm pricing up something a little 'newer' that needs to have 4WD for visiting the inlaws and the price of parts on some is astronomical.

The ZT may be safe for a good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2021, 16:11
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By DMGRS
We can do it in PR9 if you fancy heading over. :)

We can do it in PR9 if you fancy heading over. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 18:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By DMGRS
Now this would be a giggle, wouldn't it... :D ...

Now this would be a giggle, wouldn't it... :D

After the polava MG Lifestyle... sorry, Retro Lifestyle had from SAIC MG I'm not sure I fancy the hassle!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 18:30
Replies: 34
Views: 3,313
Posted By DMGRS
My understanding is that Jeff was only involved...

My understanding is that Jeff was only involved in the repair / help side of things, so I'd clarify that before going any further.
If the payment and contract was with Sean, this is how you'd have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2021, 10:54
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
Indeed - but this shall be rectified in due...

Indeed - but this shall be rectified in due course. :D

I think I'll deal with the oily bits before I get to work cleaning under there - she's going to need a new reverse piston which is quite...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 16:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
Smashing - I'll grab some of that. Thank you -...

Smashing - I'll grab some of that.
Thank you - I'm much better with 'oily bits' than I am with detailing / cleaning. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2021, 09:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
Well, as promised - here's another update. I'm...

Well, as promised - here's another update. I'm actually posting progress from around a week ago, work getting in the way of fun as usual! :D
While it's clear the car has been looked after in the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2021, 09:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By DMGRS
No problem at all - it's great to have a good...

No problem at all - it's great to have a good list of specialists to hand, finally things seem to be improving in terms of country-wide coverage. :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 22:08
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
Hello all, It's great to see the interest is...

Hello all,
It's great to see the interest is still alive and well for saving older cars such as this one. :D

I should have mentioned she's a CDT (Diesel) in 116 flavour; however I found this more...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 22:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,435
Posted By DMGRS
An excellent place - we're careful who we work...

An excellent place - we're careful who we work with at a 'trade' level and we're more than happy to deal with Chris as he runs and open and honest business.

His work is 2nd to none, absolutely...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 14:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By DMGRS
New project! Very early Y plate (2001) Rover 75 Tourer

Hello all,
As usual, I got itchy fingers after a while and had to take on something new - but having had a string of ZTs and ZT-Ts I decided to go back to my roots and look for a nice 75 project to...
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