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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:12
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By macafee2
307, not surprising you like the ride ...

307, not surprising you like the ride

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:11
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By macafee2
I don't give a damn if others think I'm poor, at...

I don't give a damn if others think I'm poor, at least they wont break into my house. If they are so rich, why do they live in the same road as me? :)

I was once listening to two dads waiting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:05
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By macafee2
Having a hack car

I got myself a Tourer last year to do up and get back on the road which it now is. Internally it is in good condition but externally it has seen much better days.
I was hoping to replace it with a...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 23rd June 2019, 12:45
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By macafee2
Emergencey jockey wheel

Having recently had a puncture on the caravan jockey wheel I realised how completely stuck I would be if it happened when moving the caravan, I decided a spare was required.

Got a complete...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2019, 09:14
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By macafee2
I always thought that people that said it was the...

I always thought that people that said it was the best thing that had happened to them or they were so busy they don't know how the found time to work were hiding unhappiness. Now I realise they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 09:05
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By macafee2
Or drilling the head off macafee2

Or drilling the head off

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 09:03
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By macafee2
crank sensor ? Get the engine hot and see...

crank sensor ?

Get the engine hot and see if once you have turned it off will it restart

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:48
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By macafee2
Have you handed in your notice or

Have you ever handed in your notice to leave/retire from your job or taken voluntary redundancy? I'm not asking if you left to take up another role but only if you left with nothing to go to.

...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:22
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By macafee2
I have Sthil. Pole pruner (small chain saw),...

I have Sthil. Pole pruner (small chain saw), strimmer, hedge trimmer and a brush cutter but this I have not used. A present to my self a few years ago. Don't know how but the wife sneaked in a...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 21:15
Replies: 20
Views: 396
Posted By macafee2
I'm not sure about need as the job can be done...

I'm not sure about need as the job can be done with out but it does or should make the job easier.
If there is no paper manual I hope the software does not fail the first time the mechanic goes to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 17:45
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By macafee2
mintex but I think a few people say the mintex...

mintex but I think a few people say the mintex pads give off to much dust

pagid, brembo discs

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 17:42
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By macafee2
not wearing a seat belt :) going to fast...

not wearing a seat belt :)
going to fast around corners :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2019, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By macafee2
not had this problem but a couple of possible...

not had this problem but a couple of possible methods/tools

Irwin bolt removers link to an example
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 15:07
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By macafee2
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_dropwort ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_dropwort
may be of use

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 08:32
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By macafee2
If only everyone in life was so kind ...

If only everyone in life was so kind

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 08:30
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By macafee2
Upton country Park, Dorset

anyone thinking of going to Upton country park in Dorset for a concert should be aware, getting out of the car park is or was last night a nightmare.

We were in car park B, about 4 or 5 "lanes"...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd June 2019, 08:23
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By macafee2
Open air concert, Poole

Went to Upton Country park in Poole in Dorset yesterday to see two bands, a Queen tribute band and an Abba tribute band. Lucky with the weather nice and sunny, in fact hot. the ground was damp. Wet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 08:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By macafee2
we can have our own meet / work party. Time...

we can have our own meet / work party.

Time and tools I have so you both know how to get hold of me if you want help.

Saturday to wednesday is generally best for me. I have a few weekends...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 07:22
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By macafee2
even easier..... I think macafee2

even easier..... I think

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 21:14
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By macafee2
I'm just down the road, if you want a hand, just...

I'm just down the road, if you want a hand, just pm me.
Depending on tools, it will be your place or mine.
V6 engine you have is that right?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 17:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By macafee2
are you sure we can not change the mount? ...

are you sure we can not change the mount?
Never done it myself I hope others will advice how difficult it is. DIY, you learn, feel proud and of course, save money.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 16:31
Replies: 25
Views: 1,020
Posted By macafee2
Am in PM conversation with OP and will go over to...

Am in PM conversation with OP and will go over to his if wanted


if the worst comes to the worst, its a gear box off job to check slave. With the weather the way it is, I hope OP has a...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 21:18
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By macafee2
Emiliano Sala: Manslaughter arrest over footballer's death

Bit of a turn up of the books, what's this all about, the manslaughter bit I mean

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-48694561

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 18:10
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By macafee2
A lionk to a fraud

found this in a post on a different forum, thought I'd post here for info

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/article-7155387/I-came-home-house-stolen-fraudsters-intercepted-mail.html

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By macafee2
I'm sure a lot of us have had a hissy fit and...

I'm sure a lot of us have had a hissy fit and upon reflection wish we hadn't but I thank you for your post.

A Haynes manual is a great source of advice on how to do chores but feel free to ask...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 11:28
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By macafee2
OMG I hope insurance covers it. Imagine having to...

OMG I hope insurance covers it. Imagine having to fund repairs or a move with nothing to sell .

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 11:22
Replies: 21
Views: 543
Posted By macafee2
Removing the whole exhaust on a diesel is not to...

Removing the whole exhaust on a diesel is not to bad a job except for the rear hangers. To avoid strain on the flexi pipe it may be better to remove the whole lot.
Is there a joint anywhere that...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:08
Replies: 10
Views: 240
Posted By macafee2
but is it any good? Some stuff being that cheap...

but is it any good? Some stuff being that cheap is just not robust and the bubbles pop at the slightest touch but for £1.75 double or treble it up

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:06
Replies: 29
Views: 659
Posted By macafee2
could not stand the flannel they came out with...

could not stand the flannel they came out with nor the errrm's and agghh's.
They at times really struggled to put a decent sentence together.

How on earth can I trust them?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 15:14
Replies: 22
Views: 896
Posted By macafee2
tyres worn close to legal limit... still legal. ...

tyres worn close to legal limit... still legal.
brake pads low, still working
headlight beam low, driver may not notice
tyres worn inner edge, driver sees only out edge
tyres incorrect size,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2019, 12:33
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By macafee2
spoil sport :) put thumb over end of HT lead...

spoil sport :)
put thumb over end of HT lead and try to start mover :) ok may be not it really is not very pleasant.

Use insulated pliers not just metal handled ones. I tend to use a dry...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 09:58
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By macafee2
ho hum back to square 1 macafee2

ho hum back to square 1

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 09:03
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By macafee2
You may be best placed her to give sound advice...

You may be best placed her to give sound advice on what can be done.
Is paper bags and glass bottles a step in the right direction?
We can and must do better.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 08:59
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By macafee2
ya the shipping abroad for them to pollute was...

ya the shipping abroad for them to pollute was something else.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 08:58
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By macafee2
We may not be able to eradicate it but we can...

We may not be able to eradicate it but we can surly cut down on its usage.
Milk in plastic bottles, what about glass?
Plastic bags what about paper?

I don't know how to put it right but in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 22:32
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By macafee2
Brian, I cant get the link to work ...

Brian, I cant get the link to work

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 22:31
Replies: 13
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
got a feeling that these just go wrong and cannot...

got a feeling that these just go wrong and cannot be repaired.
I seem to recall Rimmers have new ones.

A scrap yard may have ones in a seat that works

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 22:24
Replies: 77
Views: 1,083
Posted By macafee2
can you cut down on plastic

I have just been watching the BBC programme War On Plastic.

Really scary stuff. There are many pollutants around, some we know about, some we (I) don't.
Washing clothes often releases...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 16:16
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
I would have thought businesses would have learnt...

I would have thought businesses would have learnt from WW2 and know if woman were up to engineering roles. Who were manning our factories?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 14:59
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
Some insurance polices wont insure you to drive...

Some insurance polices wont insure you to drive your partners car but will allow you drive another car not belonging to you as long as its insured. Strange.
If you go as a named driver on the other...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 12:30
Replies: 0
Views: 111
Posted By macafee2
Should have taken the car

Walked to the local shop, about a mile and a half the way I went. Wanted some Green Chillies. I should have taken the car, perhaps because it is Monday but the shelves were bare.

Choice, walk...
Forum: Social Forum 17th June 2019, 12:24
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By macafee2
we could say there is not enough diversity with...

we could say there is not enough diversity with Brownie leaders, no men if any at all.
I was once asked to consider being a Brownie helper but declined, male with little girls... no thanks. Whilst...
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2019, 21:38
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By macafee2
Too far, Google shows 2 to 2 1/4 hours drive and...

Too far, Google shows 2 to 2 1/4 hours drive and 124 to 140 miles depending on route.

Decent day out if you would love to visit

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2019, 21:34
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By macafee2
There are still people that tell the truth and do...

There are still people that tell the truth and do not intentionally lie, unless it is to the question put to them by their wife or girlfriend, does my bum look fat in this?

My OP was a bit...
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2019, 20:51
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By macafee2
I hope to go here

http://battleofbritainbunker.co.uk/

I worked there in my first year with BT mmmm 37? years ago.
I bet its nothing like I recall.

One day I left my scarf behind. Opened the door at the top of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 20:47
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By macafee2
cheers guys, I've been so unsure. can you...

cheers guys, I've been so unsure.

can you get £100 of fuel in? :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th June 2019, 18:25
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By macafee2
the Truth, what is the truth?

OMG seeing is believing, well not according to channel 4 news.

They have just done a story on manipulated pictures/video on facebook being uploaded as a detrimental video.

apparently this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 16:39
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
Chris, useful thank you. Does the BMW 61.35-8...

Chris, useful thank you.
Does the BMW 61.35-8 369 019 relay replace the TEB7AS relay which I currently use to work the trailer lights?

Does the BMW relay wire into the cars harness the same...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 16:29
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
you made a blanket statement which I hope you can...

you made a blanket statement which I hope you can now see is inappropriate. I park both my cars and my bike on the drive or in the garage but even if i parked them on the road, your solution to limit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 15:42
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
I can sorn it and still park on the road just as...

I can sorn it and still park on the road just as I can not tax it and drive on the road, what has sorn now gained?

put a tax disc in the window and a member of the public may note no tax and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 15:36
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
what is your proposal as an alternative to multi...

what is your proposal as an alternative to multi car ownership when public transport is not a viable option? We became a multi car family so my children could take part in sport as without 2 cars we...
Forum: Items Wanted 16th June 2019, 14:41
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By macafee2
do you mean item 1 on this link? ...

do you mean item 1 on this link?
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001547

If you do check the other side as well to make sure that is not just about to fail.


if you need advise on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 12:31
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
what is the point of sorn apart from telling dvla...

what is the point of sorn apart from telling dvla its not on the road ?

police will know it has no tax sorn or not via ANPR.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 10:46
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
I don't see why I should insure my vehicle if...

I don't see why I should insure my vehicle if insurance runs out on the 1st and tax at end of month. I appreciate you cant buy tax without insurance but as I wont be driving the vehicle I don't see...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 10:40
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By macafee2
thank you Mike. Not sure I'll go down to the...

thank you Mike. Not sure I'll go down to the light but I may go a bit more in that direction.

At the end of a round trip to Mansfield with running about a 1/4 tank is close to fill up time and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By macafee2
advice, running a diesel low on fuel

If I ever knew the answer or asked the question I've forgotten so I apologise in advance.
From previous threads there is an issue about running diesels below 1/4 tank. Does this only apply to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 08:32
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By macafee2
The tax seems to have gone from a right to use...

The tax seems to have gone from a right to use the road to a pollution tax.
I somehow think that in years to come those with electric, hybrid and currently low tax cars will get stung. How else...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th June 2019, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By macafee2
I think rimmers may well have the socket. The...

I think rimmers may well have the socket.
The torches are not very bright, there is a thread an improving them but perhaps a 3rd party torch is the way to go

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 21:18
Replies: 4
T4
Views: 317
Posted By macafee2
CB750chris and he is a decent bloke, helped me...

CB750chris and he is a decent bloke, helped me out

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 17:59
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
Fury, pussy, I bet this will bring him down :) ...

Fury, pussy, I bet this will bring him down :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHqrxnkcx_c

I do wonder about boxers, knowing how hard your opponent can hit why do it?
I liked Mike Tyson, an...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 15:22
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By macafee2
I'd need a degree just to work this

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7_0kKwpjw8

I wish :)

Goodness knows how much it costs

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 12:25
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
freeze bank accounts and credit cards for those...

freeze bank accounts and credit cards for those that refuse to pay debt. Those that cannot afford to pay are a different case


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 12:23
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
I would have thought from my post you would take...

I would have thought from my post you would take it as reduction on the NHS. Reduction it is.

charge NHS and emergency services time wasters.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 12:21
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By macafee2
for the parts try placing an add in the wanted...

for the parts try placing an add in the wanted section or messaging Mickyeboy.

FWIW, find yourself a local scrap yard for parts, if you are able to remove and fit parts yourself you are on to a...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 20:02
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
just picking up on boob job. Female has big...

just picking up on boob job.
Female has big heavy breasts. This could lead to back pain and possibly back problems. The cost of a boob job now is less then the medical attention required for back...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 19:57
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By macafee2
proud of both of my children but thank you. I...

proud of both of my children but thank you.
I always pass nice comments on to her

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By macafee2
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/heated-seat-2-seat-inst...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/heated-seat-2-seat-install-single-dial-switch-seat-heater-life-time-warranty-UK/180918179489...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 20:31
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By macafee2
Couple of successes

As some of you know my daughter became a fireman... fighter a few months ago. We don't talk much about her job, I'd like to know more.

They went to a car part on its side part on its roof.
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 20:18
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
cut out the use of non recyclable plastic in food...

cut out the use of non recyclable plastic in food packaging. Not to be replaced with something else that we throw away that does damage.

reduction of pollution in manufacturing

litter...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 18:16
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By macafee2
It is a great shame when heath robs us of the...

It is a great shame when heath robs us of the pleasure of something

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 10:14
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
Suspend driving licences and passports for non...

Suspend driving licences and passports for non payment of debt/fines due to refusal to pay at a reasonable repayment rate.

once an employee gets to 3'ish dismissals without the courts ruling in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By macafee2
but what about restoring suppleness? ...

but what about restoring suppleness?

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 11th June 2019, 22:01
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By macafee2
PM me if you want a hand. For the air bag lights...

PM me if you want a hand. For the air bag lights try the connections under the front seats.

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 11th June 2019, 21:04
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By macafee2
What is wrong with it, do you need any help? ...

What is wrong with it, do you need any help?

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 11th June 2019, 19:43
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By macafee2
MK II Tourer Morrisons Totton

Firefrost perhaps?
Only saw it as I got to the roundabout as I was leaving

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 18:24
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
Sorry if this is a bit of a hijack If I have...

Sorry if this is a bit of a hijack

If I have aftermarket towing electrics, to register a bulb failure on the trailer/caravan, is all I need https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001528 item 14 and...
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 12:49
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
child support and state responsibility ends at 2...

child support and state responsibility ends at 2 children
stiffer jail sentences, see police code zero and you will understand
jail for repeated anti social behaviour
increase police force
...
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 12:43
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
if you increase speed limit to 85 what do you do...

if you increase speed limit to 85 what do you do with the 56mph limit. need to make sure the speed difference does not become dangerous.

death sentence for armed attacks on police?
not sure a...
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 12:39
Replies: 46
Views: 1,090
Posted By macafee2
my goodness I agree with some of your points. ...

my goodness I agree with some of your points.
point 4 seems to contradict 2
15 how do you thinkl it should be funded as some of the population will be so far spread out the cost for the transport...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 12:30
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
just to clarify for my understanding, it lets you...

just to clarify for my understanding, it lets you now a trailer bulb has gone or a bulb on the car?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 09:05
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By macafee2
Time for glasses :) A previous post about...

Time for glasses :)

A previous post about being accurately calibrated is a very valid point and Draper do not offer a calibration service as far as I know.

All I can do with mine is treat...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 09:02
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By macafee2
Roy, I have had a CDT (116BHP) remapped to 160...

Roy,
I have had a CDT (116BHP) remapped to 160 and have a CDTi (135 BHP).
The CDT was a dog and particularly as I tow a caravan the re-map to 160 has made the world of difference. Less gear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 23:06
Replies: 60
Views: 2,694
Posted By macafee2
This topic has been around for years and years. I...

This topic has been around for years and years. I have no idea of the truth but certainly in its early years it was rife that supermarket fuels caused cars to run rough.
May be it was true but even...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 21:40
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
what does the green wire do? macafee2

what does the green wire do?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 20:41
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 681
Posted By macafee2
care to explain for us thickos? macafee2

care to explain for us thickos?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2019, 18:18
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By macafee2
2-0 plus an offside goal. A lot of the...

2-0 plus an offside goal.

A lot of the players have long hair... I do like long hair on women :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2019, 18:15
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By macafee2
yes but apparently it had mechanical problems and...

yes but apparently it had mechanical problems and the tugs were not up to the job of controlling it.

Not sure if I recall the figure correctly but I think the cruise ships bring in 2 million...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2019, 15:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By macafee2
can you block him on facebook? macafee2

can you block him on facebook?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2019, 10:42
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By macafee2
why cant we be like

why cant we be like the people/area of Flam in Norway?

Was there last week on a cruise. So neat and tidy, no rubbish, so clean.
It is such a small place but its reputation far exceeds it's...
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2019, 16:06
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By macafee2
I had just started a cruise to the Norwegian...

I had just started a cruise to the Norwegian fjords.
Sat down in the bar with a hundred others to watch the match and the blessed picture froze. We missed kick off to just after the first goal.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 11:18
Replies: 81
Views: 2,936
Posted By macafee2
Toyota Carina E 1.8. Liked the car and should...

Toyota Carina E 1.8.
Liked the car and should have spent money repairing it not changing it.
Apparently the steering rack was leaking. Probably if I had been a member of this forum at the time...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 11:15
Replies: 67
Views: 2,492
Posted By macafee2
I use CC a lot and where others don't get using...

I use CC a lot and where others don't get using it, I don't get not using it.
As for quiet roads here are roads that are not quiet but where I use CC A35, A31, A34, M40, M1, M42, A42, M3, M27. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 11:06
Replies: 67
Views: 2,492
Posted By macafee2
A35, A31, A34, M40, M1, M42, A42, M3, M27 to name...

A35, A31, A34, M40, M1, M42, A42, M3, M27 to name a few where I use cc.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2019, 12:41
Replies: 65
Views: 3,217
Posted By macafee2
good luck to you. macafee2

good luck to you.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2019, 09:20
Replies: 26
Views: 906
Posted By macafee2
I've heard all sorts of stories from tradesmen,...

I've heard all sorts of stories from tradesmen, kinda funny kinda unbelievable.

1. Guys were working in kitchen, owner asked to get there so they moved out of way. Owner made themselves a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2019, 09:09
Replies: 65
Views: 3,217
Posted By macafee2
what is the challenge of the front seat? what...

what is the challenge of the front seat?
what is the inside of the car like?

Looking at the car I did wonder why you were keen to take it on, is no6 the key?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 22:18
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By macafee2
Real racing for men

The Isle of Man TT.
Circuit racing is impressive enough but the Isle of Man TT is something else.
I hope there are no injuries or deaths this year.
The video footage is at times breath-taking,...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 31st May 2019, 15:37
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By macafee2
Tool Trays

Two empty too trays. One for a saloon and one for a Tourer.
The Tourer one is for a car with no spare wheel.

Collection Southampton, will post at cost if you are desperate.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2019, 15:17
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By macafee2
when washing the inlet manifold, expect a heck of...

when washing the inlet manifold, expect a heck of a lot of dirty water to come out :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 10:53
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
ok I spoke to the chap. everywhere is nice ...

ok I spoke to the chap.
everywhere is nice
do not buy deal with people that approach you to sell you something
stalls should be ok

I don't think he knew the area

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 18:32
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By macafee2
from Google engine control module (ECM), also...

from Google
engine control module (ECM), also commonly referred to as the engine control unit (ECU) or powertrain control module (PCM), is one of the most important components found on virtually...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 15:00
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By macafee2
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001775...

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001775 (https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001775)

see item 1 in the link, remove the near side 3 or 4 items marked 7 with a small screw driver lever them up.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 14:50
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By macafee2
I was going to give a lengthy How To if there is...

I was going to give a lengthy How To if there is not one in the How To section but Brian has made such a generous offer. It is nice to know there are still nice people out there willing to put...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 13:01
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By macafee2
have you checked the plenum where the ecu sits...

have you checked the plenum where the ecu sits for having water in it?
if it were not for the rain I'd not make the suggestion

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 21:09
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By macafee2
from stand still, when you move off, does it...

from stand still, when you move off, does it sound / feel as if the engine has swung backwards and the exhaust has hit the body above or the brackets below?
This is a sign of the lower mount.
It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 20:48
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
Re the 1.8 and yellow dot comment ...

Re the 1.8 and yellow dot comment
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 17:57
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By macafee2
welcome to the forum. looks in very good...

welcome to the forum.

looks in very good condition

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 14:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By macafee2
you could sorn the MG if it is likely to stand...

you could sorn the MG if it is likely to stand for a month.

My wife has a Focus, cheap to run, mod cons but I like my CDT and I realise how much it would cost me to get a car only a couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 13:49
Replies: 234
Views: 37,198
Posted By macafee2
what is the ford part number for their mount? ...

what is the ford part number for their mount?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2019, 08:58
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By macafee2
exactly where are you thinking of going, I work...

exactly where are you thinking of going, I work with someone what was born there I can ask about it

pm me in case I don't see thread but I may not see him this week we don't always work at the...
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2019, 08:56
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By macafee2
congratulations macafee2

congratulations

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 08:23
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
now I'm none the wiser, two respected members...

now I'm none the wiser, two respected members have given a different opinion. I think I'm so glad that my problem turned out to be an engine mount and not a DMF I'd put up with the vibration but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 20:25
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
phew :) ok I'll get the genuine, I just...

phew :)

ok I'll get the genuine, I just wanted advice or reassurance that spending the extra money was worth it.

thank you Brian and mss

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 20:06
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
Brian, is that the "genuine" one? The one I...

Brian, is that the "genuine" one?
The one I fitted a week or so ago was marked with a T. Had it a couple of years in a draw just in case.
I don't need a replacement at the moment but as this is a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 19:54
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
my original reply deleted perhaps due to...

my original reply deleted

perhaps due to dyslexia and I mis understood / mis read the post and so I apologise

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 17:36
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By macafee2
which mount to buy?

lower engine mount for a diesel, but which one to get?

Aftermarket...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2019, 16:32
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By macafee2
Thank you Brian, I have so many sites/spares...

Thank you Brian, I have so many sites/spares bookmarked just in case

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 13:38
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By macafee2
More rallying on TV, to me that is much more...

More rallying on TV, to me that is much more skill and nerve.

Cant race cos is raining, oh please and as for ice and gravel lol. I don't park my car due to rain and if the guy in the next car...
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 09:48
Replies: 16
Views: 350
Posted By macafee2
scrap the race, its not an overtaking cct, its...

scrap the race, its not an overtaking cct, its more a blocking cct.

Glad to see there is now video footage of racing going through the tunnel.
Would like to see mansells over take in that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2019, 09:45
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
your right, it doen't help :) macafee2

your right, it doen't help :)

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2019, 09:44
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By macafee2
Brian, if you get these please let us know if...

Brian, if you get these please let us know if they fit.
thanks

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 09:40
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By macafee2
I have ordered the bearings and reused the...

I have ordered the bearings and reused the rubber.

Compressing the springs is hard work and if the spring compressors are not properly located can be dangerous, so be careful. I covered mine with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2019, 19:25
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By macafee2
I think in the lock is a plastic fitting, near...

I think in the lock is a plastic fitting, near the bottom perhaps. Mine is green. The short length at the bottom of your picture pushes into it.
I think the hole that takes the rod is on the door...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 13:47
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
fair point, I agree dash cam said 70 mph,...

fair point, I agree
dash cam said 70 mph, cruise control set, engine hot, flat or incline but not a hill of any significance.

so lets go on the flat, hot engine, enough throttle to do 70,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 10:29
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
thank you. i'v asked a question, gotten and...

thank you. i'v asked a question, gotten and answer and now I'm going to query the answer... perhaps not the smartest thing.
You have put a mile covered in 15 seconds but it was not my mileage trip...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 09:36
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By macafee2
How fast would I have been going?

I know the digital displays are not 100% accurate so I think this is more "fun" than factual.

Yesterday the range display, how many miles I could go with the fuel I had, was counting down a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 22:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By macafee2
Perhaps if the thread always remained polite and...

Perhaps if the thread always remained polite and respectful we would not see them closed. We only have ourselves to blame if a thread is closed because people are not respectful to others.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 22:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By macafee2
If there really a rule forum rule about sex? I...

If there really a rule forum rule about sex? I thought it was just my household that had a rule banning it :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 24th May 2019, 07:59
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By macafee2
Getting help can be frustrating

I'm using a different forum for a non car related issue that I need help with.

The people there are generally quite good but o this issue they seem not to be reading what I say.
just seen a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 17:58
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By macafee2
"any moving parts" starter motor, doors, boot,...

"any moving parts"
starter motor, doors, boot, bonnet, bumpers, alternator, suspension, front hubs
seat motors, FBH, if your car is RHD..steering rack, lights, radiators, switches

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd May 2019, 18:25
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By macafee2
your welcome for my honesty but being human I am...

your welcome for my honesty but being human I am given to emotion.
The majority of my emotions are different for my family then they are for others.

As you mention "out of choice", I may not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 20:59
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By macafee2
yes it has. I found that if ignition live with...

yes it has. I found that if ignition live with ignition off I'd have no rear lights or hazard warning lights, not good in the dark if broken down. The wiring diagram shows permanent live

Thank...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 20:27
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By macafee2
possible but as its been quite hot these last...

possible but as its been quite hot these last couple of days, I would have thought any water would have dried out but then inside the relay, is in the shade.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 18:05
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By macafee2
screaming TEB7AS relay

The TEB7AS relay used to operate trailer electrics has started screaming?
Any idea why? what he cause and fix could be?
The trailer is not plugged in. Not had an issue before and its been there...
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2019, 17:36
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By macafee2
mmmm perhaps you should re-read the post of mine...

mmmm perhaps you should re-read the post of mine you have quoted, I'm dyslexic so I have an excuse if I have missed something but I'm sure I have said no.
:)

Here is what I said "This sought...
Forum: Swap-a-rama 21st May 2019, 08:26
Replies: 0
Views: 50
Posted By macafee2
2 or 4 hole light oak for 3 hole

As I cant think what to use the 4th hole for, I have a 4 hole and a 2 hole light oak switch facia to swop for a 3 hole switch facia

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2019, 07:57
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By macafee2
R.I.P Nikki Lauda

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48345660

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 20:16
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
I meant please no one start a 4th :) ...

I meant please no one start a 4th :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
model trains vandalised, 3 threads

there are 3 threads referring to the model trains that have been vandalised. It is disgusting but please use the existing threads :D

thank you :D

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 09:00
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By macafee2
eye is all fine this morning but I was scared...

eye is all fine this morning but I was scared last night as I'd forgotten about the chillies and peppers

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 07:45
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By macafee2
I heard a snippet about this. Heart-breaking for...

I heard a snippet about this. Heart-breaking for those involved.

should those responsible be named and shamed with their pictures and pictures of the damage done put up locally for everyone to...
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2019, 07:39
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By macafee2
This sought of question often comes up in topics...

This sought of question often comes up in topics such as the death penalty, death of an intruder and I think the people asking it already know the answer, which is no there was an alternative. You...
Forum: Social Forum 19th May 2019, 22:40
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By macafee2
Scared

Do you ever get scared, scared to tell your partner? Just been there.

Little while ago I rubbed my eye and it started burning, washed it, still burning. Started to get a bit scared.
Did not...
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2019, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By macafee2
Man city V Watford FA Cup

Result is not a shock and was to be expected even with this being the FA Cup

City are to physically strong for Watford, just easing the Watford players off the ball.

Watford thru on goal...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2019, 15:51
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By macafee2
I think I have one that has fallen apart, if you...

I think I have one that has fallen apart, if you would like to have a go at repairing it, it is yours for postage if it is still on my work bench.

pm me if interested

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2019, 14:41
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By macafee2
is it possible to test

Is it possible to test the seat switches for controlling electric seats without fitting the switch? Can I just supply 12v, move the control knob and then test for 12v at other contacts?

Picked...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th May 2019, 14:25
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By macafee2
the jets plug into a loom, I managed to get one...

the jets plug into a loom, I managed to get one today at the scrap yard.
Only removed enough harness to get across the bonnet, no tome to remove any more.

in other places on the forum it has...
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2019, 07:43
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By macafee2
Don't like Friends and Big Bang Theory did not do...

Don't like Friends and Big Bang Theory did not do much for me either, my son loved it

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2019, 07:41
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By macafee2
perhaps a change on interior and you could have...

perhaps a change on interior and you could have the makings of a good car if it starts and runs ok.
what is the underside like for rust?

even if the car is a dud there are some decent parts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By macafee2
what is a dryer? macafee2

what is a dryer?

macafee2
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