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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 10:11
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Vossy
Hi, I came back yesterday and read the replies. I...

Hi, I came back yesterday and read the replies. I didn't see the need to post any more details to what I added.

The next time I am near a T4 or I can get to one of the meetings I may have it...
Forum: Humour Corner 21st June 2019, 13:12
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By Vossy
Electric cars ....

https://i.postimg.cc/mg0tWvM2/IMG-5987.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By Vossy
I have exactly this with mine, 2003 CDTi, it...

I have exactly this with mine, 2003 CDTi, it feels just as if it's locked into a higher gear at 30 mph, when it's in sports mode it doesn't do it, using sports mode does make these diesels drive a...
Forum: Humour Corner 28th May 2019, 16:40
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Vossy
Should have gone to Specsavers.

Should have gone to Specsavers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Vossy
I had the same problem and it looks awful, I have...

I had the same problem and it looks awful, I have stripped away the rest of the black coating, in places it was a nightmare to remove, the trim underneath does have a chrome finish but being plastic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2019, 11:09
Replies: 31
Views: 1,648
Posted By Vossy
I had my TRW brakes from Micks Garage, UK based...

I had my TRW brakes from Micks Garage, UK based and I found them to be quite helpful.

https://www.micksgarage.com/home


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 12:33
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By Vossy
I changed mine 3 years ago, Best of British...

I changed mine 3 years ago, Best of British spares had a load of factory old stock genuine Valeo ones that were never fitted so I'm hoping it lasts as long as the original.
A lifetime warranty can't...
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2019, 12:29
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Vossy
Yup, I have it downloaded and ready to watch too,...

Yup, I have it downloaded and ready to watch too, I have watched every episode, I also have the very first pilot for the show that was never aired and didn't include Kaley Cuoco, they didn't have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 14:17
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Vossy
Lets see how the Thames Barrier copes with a huge...

Lets see how the Thames Barrier copes with a huge tidal swell that we are warned will come from global warming ... :duh:
For us in the Midlands we won't have far to go for the sea front, Rugby maybe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 10:26
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Vossy
All electric vehicles should be fitted with a...

All electric vehicles should be fitted with a beeper that is audible at 20 metres away when traveling at less than 30mph, I have nearly been run over twice by the things, look, listen and look again...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2019, 08:55
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By Vossy
My son uses his for what it was designed for. ...

My son uses his for what it was designed for.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190516/6287549033df23ab55cb5358060610db.jpg
Forum: Photography Corner 16th May 2019, 08:48
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Vossy
My son has a railway behind his house and the...

My son has a railway behind his house and the rats there are also ridiculous, there were a half dozen hanging from one feeder last year like a ride at Alton Towers, the feeder had to come down...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 17:26
Replies: 31
Views: 1,648
Posted By Vossy
I have TRW discs and pads all round, the black...

I have TRW discs and pads all round, the black coating on the edges and hub parts has lasted over a year now and no sign of rust on them, I think the whole set cost about £150 give or take a quid and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2019, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By Vossy
Hi Toby, not a pop you by any means but so many...

Hi Toby, not a pop you by any means but so many post a problem here that is answered by the experts but the op's go off at a tangent because e.g. a mate in the know says it's something else.
What I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2019, 09:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By Vossy
I read these posts with dispair sometimes. We...

I read these posts with dispair sometimes. We have a great source of knowledge between the experts and experienced members, yet owners sometimes choose to just skimp over the advice given, despite...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2019, 14:10
Replies: 39
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vossy
Just discovered this. I have been to the shops...

Just discovered this.
I have been to the shops today and realised I donít understand a word the kids say now.
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2019, 11:11
Replies: 39
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vossy
Gippy tummy and braces UNDER a sweater .. there's...

Gippy tummy and braces UNDER a sweater .. there's someone living a dangerous life :D
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2019, 15:13
Replies: 39
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vossy
What's this thread about again? :shrug:

What's this thread about again? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 15:05
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Vossy
Of course not Ian, go for it, they do look good...

Of course not Ian, go for it, they do look good at night and hopefully the burners I have had from Mat will last, the ones I took out were the original Phillips ones.



Hope it all goes well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:50
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Vossy
Taken at night with a phone camera but that is...

Taken at night with a phone camera but that is just sidelights.

https://i.postimg.cc/gk11Z6pz/mags.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Vossy
Sure, I got these...

Sure, I got these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-LIGHT-BULBS-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-8-SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/161629831750?hash=item25a1e38246:m:me-OTsHfUgJJh0TJ1cv8DZA) in ice blue,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:25
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By Vossy
I replaced mine a couple of weeks ago because...

I replaced mine a couple of weeks ago because they were looking a bit pinkish, I brought these (https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-d2s-xenon-burners-pair-4300k-6000k-replaces-xbi000040)...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2019, 22:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,042
Posted By Vossy
When it takes you all night to do what you used...

When it takes you all night to do what you used to do all night ...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2019, 17:59
Replies: 26
Views: 873
Posted By Vossy
I have shopped with Box quite a few times, they...

I have shopped with Box quite a few times, they have some good offers and the mailshots include some silly (low) priced items on occasion, it's not far from me so I can collect, knowledgeable and...
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2019, 14:28
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By Vossy
Vans up to 3.5 ton do come under the domestic...

Vans up to 3.5 ton do come under the domestic hours rules (https://www.gov.uk/drivers-hours/gb-domestic-rules) and have done for many years.

I used to run continental in a van up until 2004 and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2019, 21:20
Replies: 19
Views: 990
Posted By Vossy
TRW discs and pads all round on my ZT, very...

TRW discs and pads all round on my ZT, very happy.


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Forum: Humour Corner 3rd April 2019, 11:54
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Vossy
Sneeze

A man got on an airplane and was sat next to a woman, as the plane moved off the woman put a tissue to her nose and sneezed, moaned out loud and shuddered violently in her seat.

As the flight went...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2019, 11:42
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Vossy
Apart from it not being a 75 I have seen barn...

Apart from it not being a 75 I have seen barn finds in better condition.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Vossy
I did put mine in the dishwasher and it made a...

I did put mine in the dishwasher and it made a very good job of it, I had to run the dishwasher on a clean cycle afterwards though :D

Someone on here used Mr Muscle on theirs, it has no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 08:56
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Vossy
Blimey ... lots of us are cracked :D

Blimey ... lots of us are cracked :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2019, 17:55
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Vossy
I need to call my insurers on Monday, I have had...

I need to call my insurers on Monday, I have had a crack appear today too :mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2019, 17:16
Replies: 14
Views: 942
Posted By Vossy
Without any doubt I would quickly take on...

Without any doubt I would quickly take on swapping the alternator in that or even changing the thermostat .. :D

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2019, 10:25
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By Vossy
Angry Sainsbury's fuel

Yesterday I filled up at £122.9 a litre. Today I drove past and it's gone up to £125.9. 3p a litre overnight despite making a pledge to get the merger back on.

Sainsburyís and Asda promise to cap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 20:05
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Vossy
Thanks for the links :D

Thanks for the links :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 16:39
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By Vossy
I have also been looking for these, my door trim...

I have also been looking for these, my door trim has come away from the door now, I have searched local scrappies all to no avail.
As you say most if not all of us will need this fixing at some...
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2019, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By Vossy
Funny as F, they were so drunk as well and they...

Funny as F, they were so drunk as well and they even said it ... always a go to if I am in need of a good laugh.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2019, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By Vossy
Jawel paints in Tamworth (close to me) will run...

Jawel paints in Tamworth (close to me) will run swatches over the car or just the area you need to fix to get accurate colour match, then mix a rattle can or a small touch up kit if you want all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2019, 15:32
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Vossy
During my working life I had a couple of wagons...

During my working life I had a couple of wagons and the one foundry I pulled for used to supply parts to Morgan, I went there at least twice a week for many years, I got to know a lot of the blokes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 11:56
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Vossy
She was born miserable, never ever seen her any...

She was born miserable, never ever seen her any different. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 09:22
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Vossy
They are local to me, I brought a genuine Valeo...

They are local to me, I brought a genuine Valeo alternator from them and a host of other parts, not the cheapest but often the only place that has the goods. No problems dealing with them though.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 09:15
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
Yes Pete, mine has the later cooler. Sent...

Yes Pete, mine has the later cooler.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 09:14
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
The pictures donít do it real justice Steve, it...

The pictures donít do it real justice Steve, it looks lovely in the flesh as it were.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 09:11
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
Yes Pete, mine is a later cooler. Plenty of wd on...

Yes Pete, mine is a later cooler. Plenty of wd on the pipe union or disconnect the pipe from the gearbox.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 07:24
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
I did think of that but only after I had the pipe...

I did think of that but only after I had the pipe undone ... :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 07:21
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
That looks a real pain, hex bolt so much easier...

That looks a real pain, hex bolt so much easier but it will probably never be off again.
You still have the gold FL?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2019, 18:18
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
Hi Steve, no I didn't take any photos except one...

Hi Steve, no I didn't take any photos except one where half of my knuckles are gone trying to remove the intercooler pipe. The kids have loads of sympathy of course ... Dad, what are you like :D! and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2019, 15:32
Replies: 74
Views: 25,313
Posted By Vossy
Just to add my twopennuth, I changed my fluid...

Just to add my twopennuth, I changed my fluid today using this guide, easy enough to do, the only difficult part for me was pulling the pipe from the intercooler, mine has the vertical pipes and were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2019, 19:55
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Vossy
I have tried using a fine brush to clean it but...

I have tried using a fine brush to clean it but the gap just isnít there to get to it.
The insides were easy, I might get an old unit and try to pull it apart.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2019, 17:09
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Vossy
Saloon rear lights

Has anyone successfully dismantled a rear light unit without breaking it?

I ask because I have some dirt in the corners of mine, I took the lights out and cleaned them inside but there is still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 22:38
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By Vossy
Confirmed! Harsh isn't a strong enough word...

Confirmed! Harsh isn't a strong enough word sometimes :D:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 16:20
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Vossy
That's a nice offer Rich, as you say a little too...

That's a nice offer Rich, as you say a little too far though. As a student I'm guessing Raspberrycai is used to funny smells though :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 10:46
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Vossy
Get copious amounts of bicarbonate of soda and...

Get copious amounts of bicarbonate of soda and sprinkle it liberally over the affected area or everywhere you please, leave it a day or so and then vacuum it up. If the smell is still there then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2019, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Vossy
I have dealt with Endon services a few times and...

I have dealt with Endon services a few times and found them to be very helpful, Mike Aldridge is the bloke there and I'm sure they will put things right for you.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 11:32
Replies: 45
Views: 1,602
Posted By Vossy
I do this too, I use the cc a lot because I'm...

I do this too, I use the cc a lot because I'm lazy :D
Also I wondered if I am the only one to drive with sport enabled all the time, I find it much more suited to this car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2019, 17:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,037
Posted By Vossy
I have done this to my car too, yesterday I was...

I have done this to my car too, yesterday I was sat in a traffic jam without moving for almost 40 minutes, the temp went to 95 degrees but as it was chilly outside I was toasty inside, as soon as I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 12:33
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By Vossy
I think things at ECP will get much worse very...

I think things at ECP will get much worse very soon now that the the top management has changed, they are looking for cuts and that is never good for any business.

ECP ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 12:09
Replies: 122
Views: 4,435
Posted By Vossy
All these great old cars and vans used to pass...

All these great old cars and vans used to pass tests in.

I passed on my 17th birthday in Nov 1973 driving a Datsun Sunny. I wasn't asked to do a 3 point turn or a hill start, I did an emergency...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2019, 15:59
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Vossy
I got this one in now: Ebay thermo...

I got this one in now:

Ebay thermo (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GATES-TH01489-Thermostat-coolant/292832136706?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649)

Tight fit but a little...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2019, 14:40
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Vossy
Here you go: Thermostat how to...

Here you go:

Thermostat how to (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=74451&highlight=thermostat)

It is simple, I have done it to mine and there is a world of difference in how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Vossy
These are perfect for the job of rust removal,...

These are perfect for the job of rust removal, not the cheapest yet though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACGSzBXKONo
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2018, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Vossy
If you buy the Gates one make sure its this one:...

If you buy the Gates one make sure its this one: GATES TH01489 operates at 89 degrees.
They also do TH01483, which as you can guess operates at a lower temp [83 degrees].

Welcome to a toasty warm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2018, 19:27
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Vossy
I did mine a couple of weeks back, I didn't grind...

I did mine a couple of weeks back, I didn't grind it down and although it was a little tight it fitted into the top hose without being a female horse. I used a bit of washing up liquid in the hose...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2018, 11:55
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Vossy
I have these and they match my xenons. ...

I have these and they match my xenons.

https://ebay.us/YQQJc2



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Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2018, 11:50
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By Vossy
Good news, well done on a good result. ...

Good news, well done on a good result.

Where my son worked it went like this:
Q] When is a warranty not a warranty?
A] When itís sold to a customer.

Always study the small print.

...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2018, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Vossy
These idiots always walk away unscathed, the...

These idiots always walk away unscathed, the systems idea of dealing with a banned driver is to ban him some more ... wtf!
My opinions are very strong so I won't post them but most on here will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2018, 11:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,016
Posted By Vossy
Just buy the right spec or higher for your car at...

Just buy the right spec or higher for your car at the lowest price, look for deals everywhere, I grabbed 10 litres of fully synthetic from Carparts not long ago for just 17 quid, Asda are cheaper...
Forum: V8 Forum 27th November 2018, 13:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,033
Posted By Vossy
Just 37'000 miles from new and in fabulous order"...

Just 37'000 miles from new and in fabulous order" is not quite accurate.

Maybe the 11k price tag includes a new set of brakes .... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2018, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Vossy
Snap :D :D

Snap :D :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2018, 17:17
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Vossy
The ones on mine from Delphi have a rubber band...

The ones on mine from Delphi have a rubber band on them, I cut these and replaced with small cable ties but I used a syringe (without the needle of course), available from chemists or the ones you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 07:14
Replies: 71
Views: 3,632
Posted By Vossy
That's a bargain, I paid £72 for mine about 18...

That's a bargain, I paid £72 for mine about 18 months ago, good basic camera and discreet. The only problem I have with it is how it adjusts light, certainly worth just over 20 quid for anyone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2018, 15:56
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Vossy
No worries Mat, for six quid and 20 minutes work...

No worries Mat, for six quid and 20 minutes work if it plays up its an easy fix, I get what your saying though. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2018, 17:07
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Vossy
I do have a new version OEM thermostat in my...

I do have a new version OEM thermostat in my garage from Mat (DMGRS) but fitting these isn't a 20 minute job whereas in reality the top hose mod job is.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2018, 16:22
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Vossy
Cdti top hose mod ...

Cheap test for this mod.
I have fitted three oem replacement stats over the last three years and last week I noticed that even over a longer distance the OBD was only showing 78 degrees, it didn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2018, 18:52
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Vossy
Another mileage capture

Waiting for the boss when I looked down and it had just clicked over :}


https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/<a href=https://postimg.cc/YLNfw2NX...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2018, 16:49
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Vossy
Great looking lights. The coundown timers are...

Great looking lights. The coundown timers are used in many places now ... except here :shrug:
Around this way traffic lights are just an inconvenience that a lot of people ignore these days.
They...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2018, 11:37
Replies: 14
Views: 593
Posted By Vossy
My kids (36 and 40 :duh:) use it and all of the...

My kids (36 and 40 :duh:) use it and all of the other social media sites, I don't. As for Facebook I don't want people I never bothered with years ago now "trying to catch up with me".

I am on a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2018, 12:00
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By Vossy
It was well worn and proper retro with studs and...

It was well worn and proper retro with studs and tassles, a couple of rips in it but it just made it more "lived in".

He is only a medium or I could have asked if he still has it.
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2018, 11:53
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By Vossy
I don't have a jacket but my son was in a similar...

I don't have a jacket but my son was in a similar predicament last year, he trawled the charity shops and found an old leather biker jacket for £15 quid, might be an option.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 26
Views: 1,992
Posted By Vossy
You have to return this to them, I have had grief...

You have to return this to them, I have had grief with Mister Auto before and Mintex brake discs, definitely not genuine items I received, I complained and they had them collected from me.
I see...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 12:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By Vossy
I'm not a facebook user, I miss out on so much...

I'm not a facebook user, I miss out on so much according to my son .... errr I don't think so :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2018, 12:49
Replies: 134
Views: 4,329
Posted By Vossy
For the life of me I don't understand why it's...

For the life of me I don't understand why it's known as a British brand ... :shrug: he gets on my wick .. :D
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By Vossy
So many of us stopped using pb and there are so...

So many of us stopped using pb and there are so many free alternatives now. I would not go back but I wonder how many images they did delete from their servers.
I wonder if the employee who decided...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Vossy
They can keep it now, there are so many free...

They can keep it now, there are so many free alternatives with no ads or no watermark, as you say they have lost a massive amount of users.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2018, 10:16
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Vossy
I have seen a variation of this story for lots of...

I have seen a variation of this story for lots of years now, I have no doubt someone has tried a similar thing and is probably still doing so, the idea is good because you don't mind paying a quid or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2018, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By Vossy
My car passed 2 weeks ago and the headlight...

My car passed 2 weeks ago and the headlight washers do not work, the tester never mentioned them and no advisories either.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2018, 10:55
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By Vossy
I have had the exact same problem with my front...

I have had the exact same problem with my front indicators, it is a reoccurring problem for me, first one will stop working and then a couple of weeks later the other one will play up, having...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2018, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 957
Posted By Vossy
I'm very local too, same reason I avoid them.

I'm very local too, same reason I avoid them.
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2018, 09:47
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Vossy
They are robbing dirty scumbags and nothing else...

They are robbing dirty scumbags and nothing else describes them!
As for the council tips, as you say fly tipping will just get worse and worse, I have the same problem with oil but have now started...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2018, 11:43
Replies: 14
Views: 929
Posted By Vossy
He already had a bad reputation in Moto3, a...

He already had a bad reputation in Moto3, a lifetime ban is the only acceptable punishment here, idiots like this do not belong on a racetrack.
I can't see any team taking him on even if he serves...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2018, 23:09
Replies: 61
Views: 4,439
Posted By Vossy
The best I did was to buy a Series 3 XJ6 with the...

The best I did was to buy a Series 3 XJ6 with the plate MRP 5V which I changed to read MR PSV, I had trucks at the time and was introduced to a local bus operator who wanted the plate for his car,...
Forum: Social Forum 4th September 2018, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Vossy
These were lovely cars, I had a Mk1 Granada Ghia...

These were lovely cars, I had a Mk1 Granada Ghia in Rallye Green, 3litre V6 auto, beautiful car, 9 miles to the gallon in winter and almost 18 in the summer but fuel was cheap back then, I had a Mk 3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2018, 15:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,584
Posted By Vossy
Bosch Aero flats on my ZT, just over 2 years and...

Bosch Aero flats on my ZT, just over 2 years and no signs of smearing degradation, not the cheapest but I would buy them again.
Forum: Technology Forum 19th August 2018, 11:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Vossy
Firestick & Kodi updates

I use Durex too, best one I ever used was FireTV Guru but I think he has given up on updating the build now, as you say they all work pretty much the same and pull from the same sources, I have...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th August 2018, 10:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,144
Posted By Vossy
Indeed it is .. it's very naughty and that's why...

Indeed it is .. it's very naughty and that's why I use a vpn :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2018, 15:58
Replies: 10
Views: 1,190
Posted By Vossy
I have given up on TCB too, three years ago I was...

I have given up on TCB too, three years ago I was a regular user and took out a policy with an insurance company which gave £77 cash back, okay the wait was 4 months but it would be worth it, except...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2018, 10:31
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By Vossy
What amazes me is the amount of cars around with...

What amazes me is the amount of cars around with only 1 headlight working, people just can't be bothered these days whether the bulbs are inaccessible or not, also there is no plod about so why...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2018, 14:25
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Vossy
Try this guy KEYS...

Try this guy KEYS (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rover-75-MG-ZT-Remote-Key-Case-Cut-to-your-car-Guaranteed-to-fit-ROV01-/142715313125)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2018, 11:54
Replies: 83
Views: 7,223
Posted By Vossy
An interesting read about these bushes, the topic...

An interesting read about these bushes, the topic is all about the quality of replacement bushes, even the ones from SAIC are not holding up as they should as far as I can see, a supplier changes...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2018, 12:50
Replies: 30
Views: 2,062
Posted By Vossy
It's a battle that you will never win .. well not...

It's a battle that you will never win .. well not without a lot of money and go down the Rooney plug route.
I had very long hair when I was younger, past my shoulders at one one point, once it...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th July 2018, 09:28
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Vossy
Arctic is your man

Arctic is your man
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2018, 15:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By Vossy
My original drop links were only changed because...

My original drop links were only changed because the rubbers were perished, the joints were still tight and thatís 14 years old, the parts should last regardless of miles or time, Iím not sure if the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2018, 17:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By Vossy
Delphi front drop links ...

I fitted new drop links front and rear last November, all were genuine Delphi, sealed boxes with the hologram and correct markings on the arms, after 8 months and just 3,900 miles one of the front...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2018, 15:33
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Vossy
I am 62 now, no convictions and a licence since I...

I am 62 now, no convictions and a licence since I was 17, NCB 20 years plus.

Hastings quoted £440 but to get that price I have to have a black box fitted in my car ... :duh: I must look younger...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2018, 10:01
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Vossy
I was thinking the same, mine are originals too...

I was thinking the same, mine are originals too and at 15 years old with 140k it may soon be the time when they start to rattle.
With originals costing upwards of £160 each from Rimmers I would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2018, 11:29
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By Vossy
A couple of years ago I had ripped and worn...

A couple of years ago I had ripped and worn leather and foam replaced on two seats, the base on both and the bolster on the drivers side, the total was £165 but that was matching the leather grain...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2018, 17:19
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By Vossy
You probably will never need to produce your...

You probably will never need to produce your licence to the police, it's all digital and checked before they even ask you if you have a licence, unless you have been issued with a producer .... it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2018, 17:14
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By Vossy
These might be worth a call too, top class...

These might be worth a call too, top class workmanship, I have had seats repaired there before and not too far from you.
The wires can always be re-soldered or new connectors fitted.

Haden...
Forum: Technology Forum 16th June 2018, 15:53
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Vossy
I use Waterfox browser with Adblock Plus and u...

I use Waterfox browser with Adblock Plus and u Block Origin, together they work very well, unsure if they are available for Chrome as I don't use it.

Waterfox here...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2018, 13:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By Vossy
I went there not long ago, they told me that they...

I went there not long ago, they told me that they could make it as loud or as quiet as I wanted, even adjusting the sound if I didn't like it, they are only a couple of miles from me but I'm going to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2018, 22:03
Replies: 61
Views: 3,880
Posted By Vossy
I had the same mail, signed also.

I had the same mail, signed also.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2018, 10:31
Replies: 26
Views: 4,456
Posted By Vossy
In post #16 there is a link to ebay and reducers,...

In post #16 there is a link to ebay and reducers, the company that makes them are only two miles from me, MIJ exhaust, they make and fit custom stainless exhausts, I was there a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2018, 10:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By Vossy
I must admit that in my younger years I have...

I must admit that in my younger years I have fallen off the edge many times :wine::wine::wine:
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2018, 10:20
Replies: 24
Views: 1,834
Posted By Vossy
I canít help but have the feeling that once...

I canít help but have the feeling that once electric vehicles outnumber petrol and diesel ones the hike in road tax from zero to whatever they want it to be will be humungous, no government is going...
Forum: Social Forum 28th May 2018, 19:59
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By Vossy
I have done one in the past, simply the names...

I have done one in the past, simply the names (and addresses) of the two or more parties, the amounts involved and an agreed repayment plan, or to be repaid by whatever date you have agreed on. All...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2018, 18:42
Replies: 87
Views: 7,540
Posted By Vossy
Local councils for one, they don't do repairs,...

Local councils for one, they don't do repairs, just MOT's, if you leave the car on any garage premises because it can't be driven away (by law?) then the garage owners are responsible for anything...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2018, 15:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Vossy
I have recently done mine too, if its any help I...

I have recently done mine too, if its any help I sprayed every hole I could get to the bolt with rust penetration fluid a few days before I did the job, the bolts came out as sweet as a nut, big...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2018, 14:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By Vossy
That's a local car, I have seen it too, I have...

That's a local car, I have seen it too, I have also seen the black ZT with purple wheels in Heath Hayes. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2018, 17:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By Vossy
No picture for me too ... damn rats :D

No picture for me too ... damn rats :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2018, 10:12
Replies: 104
Views: 9,693
Posted By Vossy
I had problems yesterday until I added an...

I had problems yesterday until I added an exception in Firefox, I tried three browsers and all gave the same result.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 2nd May 2018, 12:15
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By Vossy
A bic razor for the bobbles and Raceglaze...

A bic razor for the bobbles and Raceglaze Alcantara cleaner, nothing to beat it in my opinion.

£12 delivered from here...
Forum: Was it you? 29th April 2018, 19:26
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By Vossy
Silver Mk 2 ZTT, RF54 ...

RF54 CMZ. Willenhall Road, Darlaston today at 11.15 ish, flashed me but by the time I had realised I was past you, sorry. Normally I am quite prepared but Mrs Vossy was giving it large about...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2018, 15:11
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By Vossy
If people are out of work then they can claim £80...

If people are out of work then they can claim £80 a week towards rental, if it's a council house then all of the rent is paid, if you have a mortgage which my relatives do then you receive no help...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2018, 14:23
Replies: 34
Views: 3,775
Posted By Vossy
I'm glad my son is an MOT tester :D

I'm glad my son is an MOT tester :D
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2018, 13:54
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By Vossy
We have a relative who has had very bad health,...

We have a relative who has had very bad health, strokes and everything that follow for over ten years, the husband had to give up his business to care for her when she stated having unpredictable...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2018, 11:34
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By Vossy
LUK are a major supplier of clutches and other...

LUK are a major supplier of clutches and other item to many car companies, while I was working I used to deliver truckloads of clutch parts from LUK in Sheffield to all over Europe, they were branded...
Forum: Social Forum 18th January 2018, 11:29
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By Vossy
I also read about this, I wonder how many more...

I also read about this, I wonder how many more car makers are quickly altering the software on their vehicles, this isn't going to be limited to just two companies. As for the Americans going after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 17:03
Replies: 525
Views: 50,802
Posted By Vossy
I see only one winner here regardless of the...

I see only one winner here regardless of the clubs admin.

A poll would not be a witch hunt, but it would give the people involved both good and bad to voice an opinion, it is after all a members...
Forum: Social Forum 17th January 2018, 16:58
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By Vossy
I had a '98 3 litre Ghia (Mk1), beautiful car,...

I had a '98 3 litre Ghia (Mk1), beautiful car, admittedly with the auto choke and that nice V6 it only did 9 mpg in the winter but fuel was cheap then and it sounded so good, I kept it a couple of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2018, 11:53
Replies: 525
Views: 50,802
Posted By Vossy
I have read all of these posts and others...

I have read all of these posts and others regarding Radioguy, I have no axe to grind as I have not purchased anything from him. I can understand a trader offering goods for sale before he actually...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2018, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Vossy
If you have paid by Paypal just open a dispute...

If you have paid by Paypal just open a dispute with them, they will refund you quite quickly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2018, 13:39
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Vossy
Yes I would have a good look at it, at least it...

Yes I would have a good look at it, at least it rules it out as a cause of the problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2018, 11:53
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Vossy
That would be my best guess too, maybe the rings...

That would be my best guess too, maybe the rings have popped on the intercooler hose, cheap and cheerful fix if it is this but always worth checking. A split intercooler pipe is very awkward to see...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2018, 17:16
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Vossy
I did find my post showing the bolt locations of...

I did find my post showing the bolt locations of the end cap but the pictures have now gone. I will search on my HDís to see if I have backups of them.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th January 2018, 14:32
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Vossy
I did have pictures when I changed my regulator...

I did have pictures when I changed my regulator but can't find them, I found this guide though which may be helpful.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=199608
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2018, 16:48
Replies: 32
Views: 2,174
Posted By Vossy
I don't know but it is also fitted to my late...

I don't know but it is also fitted to my late 2003 diesel ZT. I think I am going to add sound proofing under the back seat and in the boot though, that's where most of my noise comes from.
Forum: Social Forum 4th January 2018, 17:51
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By Vossy
The good old unís eh? Our old neighbour (sadly...

The good old unís eh?
Our old neighbour (sadly now passed long ago) came from Plymouth and during the Second World War she was shot at in Plymouth by a wandering German plane, when she used to...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2018, 11:41
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Vossy
It summons his hairdresser for more gel :icon_lol:

It summons his hairdresser for more gel :icon_lol:
Forum: Social Forum 3rd January 2018, 10:59
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Vossy
The BBC is simply the government news agency -...

The BBC is simply the government news agency - nothing more. Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd January 2018, 17:01
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Vossy
I saw this last week also, it's just open season...

I saw this last week also, it's just open season now for anyone who is a a law breaker, if you tow the line and obey the rules you will be punished.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2018, 13:23
Replies: 53
Views: 3,264
Posted By Vossy
The only time I have been to Kwik Fit was last...

The only time I have been to Kwik Fit was last year when I needed a couple of run flats for the Beemer, the cheapest advertised was £200 each but KF had them at £150 each, I went along and had the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2017, 00:06
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Vossy
If your lucky someone has this tucked up in a...

If your lucky someone has this tucked up in a garage or shed maybe, long shot but always worth asking, I hope you drop lucky with it.
Tax was due 1 November 1997, nothing since, even free tax would...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2017, 12:07
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Vossy
These might be worth a phone call, they do post...

These might be worth a phone call, they do post and they have an Ebay shop but I do know that everything they sell is not always listed.
I know they had a stock of ex factory Valeo alternators for a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2017, 17:00
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vossy
I have just noticed the same thing, I had a new...

I have just noticed the same thing, I had a new version (3) oem stat fitted and it has lasted about 2Ĺ years, motorway speeds it sits around 82 - 84 but straight back to 80ish when I stop, I have a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd December 2017, 12:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,340
Posted By Vossy
Last online 12 July, my bet is he scrapped it!...

Last online 12 July, my bet is he scrapped it! Seems he didn't want advice after all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2017, 17:57
Replies: 66
Views: 4,998
Posted By Vossy
Thing is, if they failed your car like this then...

Thing is, if they failed your car like this then they could well have failed another car you owned, these are strong safe cars, get the repairs done and enjoy the car, next time take it to the local...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2017, 16:12
Replies: 66
Views: 4,998
Posted By Vossy
If I am right an MOT tester is not allowed to use...

If I am right an MOT tester is not allowed to use the old big screwdriver to prod and poke about now, as Brian said it is very deceptive, the surface can look just corroded but not badly enough for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2017, 15:50
Replies: 66
Views: 4,998
Posted By Vossy
It does look a daunting job but once you get...

It does look a daunting job but once you get started its not that bad, I soaked all of the bolts especially the "hidden" one for a few days before trying to remove them, to my surprise they all came...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2017, 12:07
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Vossy
BMW M47/M57 Engine, Coolant Pipe O-Ring Gasket...

BMW M47/M57 Engine, Coolant Pipe O-Ring Gasket 7788984 11517788984

I got one when I was stuck from a Land Rover dealer, same item as ours on TD4 engine.

Hope that helps.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th December 2017, 20:27
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By Vossy
That is one nice car :xmas-smiley-008: I hope...

That is one nice car :xmas-smiley-008: I hope the new owner will keep it in that condition, a credit to you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2017, 14:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,298
Posted By Vossy
Ah yes, I have those activated on mine, I get it...

Ah yes, I have those activated on mine, I get it now 👍


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