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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 20:38
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
And double hydraulics, I've encountered a HP...

And double hydraulics, I've encountered a HP regulator drive issue with the one from two ECM today........time to get the scope out again :getmecoat:

Sometimes the seemingly easy option is far...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 16:23
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By marinabrian
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RtkAAOSwdcZa8rIj/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RtkAAOSwdcZa8rIj/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 16:28
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By marinabrian
First I've heard of this one... I can tell you...

First I've heard of this one... I can tell you however, DST0006V won't talk correctly to V6 HHR models ;)

Phil-T4 engineered a patch for this and released a revised version of the diagnostic disc....
Forum: Was it you? 23rd June 2019, 14:24
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By marinabrian
Blimming heck !! Brian :D

Blimming heck !!

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:21
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By marinabrian
No the final drive is different Dick, I'll see if...

No the final drive is different Dick, I'll see if the scrapman hasn't taken the one I have kicking about, and hoy it in the boot ready for Gretna ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:30
Replies: 42
Views: 5,311
Posted By marinabrian
The price has increased slightly in the...

The price has increased slightly in the intervening years since I last bought one, but the throttle demand pedal can be found HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By marinabrian
Perhaps a cam sensor, injector leakback? I's...

Perhaps a cam sensor, injector leakback? I's yours a single pump job?, I know it's a facelift Harry

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:12
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By marinabrian
The VVC has different pistons, different cylinder...

The VVC has different pistons, different cylinder head, and if the car is a MEMS 1.9 ECM it will need an entire wiring loom swap, as well.

My advice is not to bother ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:07
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Looked at it........very dirty indeed...ugh!, so...

Looked at it........very dirty indeed...ugh!, so I took the dog for a walk, sitting down now with a cup of coffee, listening to Hazel O'Connor and now contemplating cutting the grass before heading...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 22:05
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By marinabrian
1800T Diesel V6 The bus a pushbike ...

1800T
Diesel
V6
The bus
a pushbike
Shank's Pony
Mobility Scooter
V8

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2019, 20:44
Replies: 31
Views: 998
Posted By marinabrian
Note to self, don't drive in London as it is the...

Note to self, don't drive in London as it is the armpit of the country, problem solved :getmecoat:

It you live in London, sell your house and buy a city in another part of the country, again...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 16:55
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By marinabrian
Me too, I suppose we can dream ah? Brian :D

Me too, I suppose we can dream ah?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 12:51
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By marinabrian
How about this one Mick :drool4: ...

How about this one Mick :drool4:

https://cdn2us.denofgeek.com/sites/denofgeekus/files/styles/main_wide/public/2019/01/supergirl-season-4-news.jpg?itok=97dGV0lk

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 22:01
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By marinabrian
I've a pair of these in stock if you get really...

I've a pair of these in stock if you get really stuck, genuine MGR parts new.

However....

NEARSIDE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By marinabrian
I reckon that add on gadget has damaged the...

I reckon that add on gadget has damaged the injectors, the problem being the car had warmed up somewhat after we removed the box of tricks.

If we base it on my own personal experience of failed 75...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2019, 20:04
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By marinabrian
The diesel is a Mitsubishi unit, the petrol a...

The diesel is a Mitsubishi unit, the petrol a Garrett, the problem with smoke on your car is injector related not turbocharger though ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 20:44
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By marinabrian
Result Phil :D

Result Phil :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 13:19
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By marinabrian
Oh, yes please :oh you: Well, I...

Oh, yes please :oh you:



Well, I suppose it is, mind you the OP is called "S" after all, perhaps that is all this dear person is intellectually capable of :shrug:

Ho hum, has the scrapman...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2019, 09:02
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By marinabrian
Ron, you are describing the classic symptoms of...

Ron, you are describing the classic symptoms of injector leakback, I can't help you with a local repairer apart from recommending Terry at TS Autos.......he's moved from Stourbridge to somewhere near...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2019, 00:40
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By marinabrian
Yep, good idea, and the most sensible post you've...

Yep, good idea, and the most sensible post you've made if I say so myself :bowdown:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 21:56
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By marinabrian
David, you might want to look into the...

David, you might want to look into the possibility of learner driver insurance, there are a lot of companies who underwrite this type of risk, and often a lot cheaper than you think.

The road risk...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 21:12
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By marinabrian
These are cheap enough to try Phil ;) LINK...

These are cheap enough to try Phil ;)

LINK (http://https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2X-MG-MG-Zt-MG-Zt-T-2-0-Cdti-Front-Coil-Springs-2001-2005/372500814122?hash=item56bac7592a:g:w6QAAOSwJ7RYWqu6)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 21:08
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By marinabrian
Time to move on then, the problem here is we can...

Time to move on then, the problem here is we can all speculate on what is the problem at a distance, based upon our own experiences.

However you have the benefit of having Antonio the "mechanic"...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 18:33
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By marinabrian
Well every standard car policy I've ever had...

Well every standard car policy I've ever had where the driving other cars extension applies only when the car in question that you intend to drive has cover in place, further to which this cover...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2019, 09:11
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By marinabrian
Be very careful here, driving other cars, with...

Be very careful here, driving other cars, with road risk only extensions only apply if the car you are driving is also insured.

In any event, the car must remain insured in it's own right to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2019, 00:49
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
Nice one Simon, that will make the world of...

Nice one Simon, that will make the world of difference when it's put back together :bowdown:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 23:24
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Ooh, red is my favourite colour too, and as to...

Ooh, red is my favourite colour too, and as to the minx bit, can you call me Hermione Makepeace please........this is my feminine alter ego you understand ;)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 22:15
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By marinabrian
I still miss exhibiting a motor, or scooter at...

I still miss exhibiting a motor, or scooter at Doncaster Custom Show .........ah memories :D

Brian :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 21:32
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
The front springs and dampers currently fitted to...

The front springs and dampers currently fitted to Sean's car, matched the label under the rear seat, despite being sourced from a low mileage (62000) mile V6 automatic.

In any event, even if they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 21:23
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Washing the car in my high heels, was not the...

Washing the car in my high heels, was not the smartest move I made yesterday :oh you:

Especially in my new dress :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 21:17
Replies: 67
Views: 2,243
Posted By marinabrian
It hasn't worked for me, I'm currently paying...

It hasn't worked for me, I'm currently paying over £1700 per year, and make no mistake I get my money's worth ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 21:04
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By marinabrian
62 usable litres...................so I'm...

62 usable litres...................so I'm currently paying £1.30 per litre so around £80.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By marinabrian
Have a word with Russ Nige, he runs an S60 and...

Have a word with Russ Nige, he runs an S60 and loves it ;)

I saw your 75 up at New Silksworth....last week too :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 19:34
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By marinabrian
I run mine to the bottom, then fill up to the...

I run mine to the bottom, then fill up to the top........both pumps work, and on a single pump car then always until the bottom.

The swirl pot is at the very bottom of the tank, and so is the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 19:30
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Not a great deal done today, spent most of the...

Not a great deal done today, spent most of the day with my feet up after going over on my ankle yesterday..........ow, just ow :(

On the plus side the half of the car I washed before crocking...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 01:01
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Ooh, watch out for the inlet air temperature...

Ooh, watch out for the inlet air temperature sensor on the MAF John.......I'm not sure the dragon breathing on it won't cause damage :eek:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 21:47
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, so I can clutter my house up with broken...

Yes, so I can clutter my house up with broken ECU's :getmecoat:


Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By marinabrian
I blame Debs for not spotting that grommet...

I blame Debs for not spotting that grommet :devil:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2019, 19:19
Replies: 14
Views: 765
Posted By marinabrian
Do you need an ECM bud?

Do you need an ECM bud?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 14:53
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By marinabrian
FBH fitted? It sounds lke a K-Bus fault to me

FBH fitted?

It sounds lke a K-Bus fault to me
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 23:13
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Lol......... ...

Lol.........
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/owcAAOSwS9BbhqXc/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 23:06
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Rain, I'm loving it as it's making my new grass...

Rain, I'm loving it as it's making my new grass grow lovely :drool4:

Anyway today I mainly drove to a courier depot to pick up a replacement component for a machine that I waited in all day...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 22:55
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By marinabrian
It's the bracket that secures the handbrake...

It's the bracket that secures the handbrake cables behind the fuel tank ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 22:47
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
Polyalkylene Glycol (PAG) oil PAG oil is a...

Polyalkylene Glycol (PAG) oil

PAG oil is a man-made lubricant that is used in R134a and R-1234yf A/C systems, although the two types of PAG oil are different. There are several viscosities of PAG...
Forum: Was it you? 12th June 2019, 22:04
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By marinabrian
Mmmm JR Gold, I know which one that is :D

Mmmm JR Gold, I know which one that is :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 22:03
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
Hmm, you were not given good advice Mike :eek: ...

Hmm, you were not given good advice Mike :eek:

PAG oil is extremely hygroscopic, much much more so than brake fluid, and it forms acid when moisture is absorbed.

This will cause leaks at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 21:31
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
I don't know where that little nugget of...

I don't know where that little nugget of information came from, but it's completely incorrect Simon :duh:

Brian :cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2019, 21:28
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
Lubrication can be applied sparingly of course,...

Lubrication can be applied sparingly of course, only as much as required, i.e. not slathered on in great gobs.

PAG oil must NEVER be used to lubricate O rings, as this will cause corrosion to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 09:16
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Fnip, fwurr, fnarple, fnick :D ...

Fnip, fwurr, fnarple, fnick :D

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/880890638/finbarr_saunders_viz_400x400.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 22:54
Replies: 21
Views: 846
Posted By marinabrian
You won't need loads Simon, so how about THIS...

You won't need loads Simon, so how about THIS...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 22:50
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Frabbled about with a Freelander 2...

Frabbled about with a Freelander 2 remote..........result !!!!:cool:


On it's way home tomorrow, and it only took half a packet of Hobnobs :drool4::drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 22:48
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By marinabrian
I'm sure I linked to that one in another...

I'm sure I linked to that one in another thread........aye it was similar :D

LINK (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2726112&postcount=395)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 18:11
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By marinabrian
Nope, that looks like a Budgie to me :D ...

Nope, that looks like a Budgie to me :D

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78695
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th June 2019, 00:12
Replies: 60
Views: 2,694
Posted By marinabrian
All of the petrol variants of our cars are tuned...

All of the petrol variants of our cars are tuned in the UK to use 95 Ron fuel, there is absolutely no benefit whatsoever in using 98 Ron fuel, the car will not run better, you will not become...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 23:04
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By marinabrian
Did you get an advisory for the tinny horn too...

Did you get an advisory for the tinny horn too Bob?

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 22:08
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By marinabrian
I'd say the fail refers to THESE...

I'd say the fail refers to THESE (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FOR-ROVER-75-FRONT-LOWER-SUSPENSION-WISHBONE-TRACK-CONTROL-ARM-BUSHES-LEFT-RIGHT-/151327130796)

A quick test to see if these are indeed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 20:33
Replies: 15
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Views: 681
Posted By marinabrian
You need a Rover Towpack kit, NLA of course. ...

You need a Rover Towpack kit, NLA of course.

It's more than a single connection to the LSM I;m sad to say.

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th June 2019, 14:43
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By marinabrian
None Denis, T4 will not talk to a Jaguar XJ300...

None Denis, T4 will not talk to a Jaguar XJ300 I'm afraid.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 22:23
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Err, I'm not sure about this??? ...

Err, I'm not sure about this???

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=78704&stc=1&d=1560115358

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 21:07
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By marinabrian
Take the metal slave cylinder out and throw it in...

Take the metal slave cylinder out and throw it in the bin.........they are not fit for service.

I've just replaced the second one of these, having failed in the manner of yours.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 21:04
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By marinabrian
Neptune Blue personal line leather, drivers...

Neptune Blue personal line leather, drivers intelligence pack, 2.5 Connoisseur SE Auto in Royal Blue with all belts, new inlet manifold and VIS motors done in February 2016 at 42000 miles.

Car is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 20:48
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Yes it was nice to catch up matey, and even nicer...

Yes it was nice to catch up matey, and even nicer to finally meet the fabled S Works Mini :drool4:

Brian :D
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2019, 20:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,720
Posted By marinabrian
The bloke is a unpleasant man, just block him, he...

The bloke is a unpleasant man, just block him, he has nothing useful to say and is a thick as two short planks.

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 20:43
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By marinabrian
The "wingnut" is the fastener for the headlight...

The "wingnut" is the fastener for the headlight bulb access hatch ;)

Les is your car fitted with a real premium bumper, or one of the Chinese versions?

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 20:36
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By marinabrian
433MHz Brian :D

433MHz

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 16:55
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By marinabrian
Here you go ;) LINK...

Here you go ;)

LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 16:49
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Well it was sunny, makes a change Mark :drool4: ...

Well it was sunny, makes a change Mark :drool4:

Now sitting with a nice coffee waiting for Kev Bonney to arrive :}

Brian :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th June 2019, 11:07
Replies: 32
Views: 1,337
Posted By marinabrian
Nothing better than having a pretty lady play...

Nothing better than having a pretty lady play with your Mk1 knob, it certainly is better than a rapid stop while giving your mate a backer, when you slide forward off the seat :eek:

My Chopper...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2019, 01:52
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By marinabrian
LINK OF DOOM...

LINK OF DOOM (http://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/download-en)

Careful how you use it ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 21:07
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By marinabrian
The problem with using an original Valeo key back...

The problem with using an original Valeo key back on an aftermarket case front is they tend not to clip together properly.

A tip for removing the transponder easily is to immerse the key back in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2019, 10:48
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By marinabrian
This is probably ok for the money.........if you...

This is probably ok for the money.........if you are fitting yourself :getmecoat:

LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 10:40
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By marinabrian
There are no magnets Terry, the standard housing...

There are no magnets Terry, the standard housing has twko clips to secure the transponder, what you were seen is remnant of the moulding on the rear case.


Anyone using a cheap case, can stick...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 09:16
Replies: 67
Views: 2,492
Posted By marinabrian
It's one of the nicest features of the car,...

It's one of the nicest features of the car, unless its a diesel auto you are driving.

I use it all the time, and wouldn't buy a diesel that wasn't at least pre wred for cruise.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 22:35
Replies: 60
Views: 2,694
Posted By marinabrian
I can confirm that Big Ron's injectors are among...

I can confirm that Big Ron's injectors are among the best I've seen, and like Mike I use the cheapest DERV I can find.

You can kid yourself your car runs better using "premium" branded fuel, but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 22:23
Replies: 35
Views: 2,216
Posted By marinabrian
I've seen considerably worse repaired, to be fair...

I've seen considerably worse repaired, to be fair I have all the bits to fix that.

Fortunately I've no space, and even better no desire to do so

Trikey, it's got to be an easier fix than...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By marinabrian
The three codes you describe here are P1260...

The three codes you describe here are

P1260 Pre delivery fuel pressure too low for starting......automatically generated when the LP fuel pump(s) time out.
Second one sounds like the instrument...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 02:24
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
Black one is NigelOBB's Contemporary........I...

Black one is NigelOBB's Contemporary........I knew if I thought long enough I would remember :o

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c43/GateKeeper_/NigelOBB/TheNigelOBB.jpg

For the life of me,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 02:15
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By marinabrian
It is a 160 and not a 190......the Hairpins are...

It is a 160 and not a 190......the Hairpins are the giveaway ;)

Vehicle Information

vin SARRJXLEE2D230100
vin_sequence 230100
off_assembly_date Thursday, 4th October 2001 @ 10:49:46...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 02:08
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
Of course Steve, I shall do my best with it for...

Of course Steve, I shall do my best with it for you ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 01:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,468
Posted By marinabrian
On your doorstep

How about going HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th June 2019, 23:55
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
Well I popped in to see Rob this evening, his...

Well I popped in to see Rob this evening, his dried out ECM is in need of a little further TLC before it's goosed, and a little bit of bodgery was found in the IPK.

Some complete dimwit has ripped...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 21:36
Replies: 442
Views: 31,741
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, I've two of those reluctor rings to fit to...

Lol, I've two of those reluctor rings to fit to the purple pig, nice easy fix :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 21:46
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By marinabrian
Have you checked to see if there is 12V actually...

Have you checked to see if there is 12V actually present on the brown and light green wire at the LSM?

I have to ask this as the faults you are describing can be replicated by removing this supply...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2019, 18:06
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By marinabrian
Turn the ignition key to position 2 do not start...

Turn the ignition key to position 2 do not start it, and depress the throttle pedal fully five times in succession.

Turn off the ignition, then start the car.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 20:36
Replies: 81
Views: 2,936
Posted By marinabrian
Alfa 33 Gold cloverleaf sportwagon, and my Stan...

Alfa 33 Gold cloverleaf sportwagon, and my Stan Stephens race tuned Suzuki RG500 Gamma...........err a bit strange for me, and my V8 Marina 575 pickup :(

So many fun ways to kill yourself on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 20:27
Replies: 15
Views: 689
Posted By marinabrian
It is a failure of the circuit protected by fuse...

It is a failure of the circuit protected by fuse link 11 in the engine compartment fusebox.

It comes in direct from the fusebox to pin 20 of the LSM connector, the cable is brown with a light...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 18:14
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
Well, I have to assume it was sorted out :shrug: ...

Well, I have to assume it was sorted out :shrug:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 18:11
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By marinabrian
ATC from wind up A/C? Doddle :eek: ...

ATC from wind up A/C?

Doddle :eek:

Dashboard out, A/C degassed, complete ATC unit /heater swapped over, then a ZCS coding change.

I've coded two of these, one for Terry at TS Autos, the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 13:17
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By marinabrian
If it's an EOBD compliant car with a boost...

If it's an EOBD compliant car with a boost temperature sensor in the top intercooler hose, it will be the same too (53 plate onward normally)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 12:55
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By marinabrian
All Mk2 diesels do this, it's completely normal ;)

All Mk2 diesels do this, it's completely normal ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 08:44
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By marinabrian
You need to activate the on board diagnostics to...

You need to activate the on board diagnostics to see what the ECM is seeing the engine temperature as.

If the coolant temperature sensor (CTS) is defective or the wiring to it, then the ECM sees...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2019, 08:36
Replies: 28
Views: 298
Posted By marinabrian
Happy birthday Phil, and best of luck with the...

Happy birthday Phil, and best of luck with the tailgate :cool:

Brian :party:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd June 2019, 08:14
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By marinabrian
What are you using to bend the pipe John? the...

What are you using to bend the pipe John? the tool I linked to for Derek was to put the final bend in only.

I use one of THESE ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 22:08
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By marinabrian
This should do for the final bend Derek ;) ...

This should do for the final bend Derek ;)

LINK...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The North East 2nd June 2019, 21:10
Replies: 44
Views: 2,688
Posted By marinabrian
Just booked my ticket, see you down there :cool: ...

Just booked my ticket, see you down there :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 18:31
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By marinabrian
Not a problem for me with my smoked 75 rear...

Not a problem for me with my smoked 75 rear lights Wullie ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 18:16
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By marinabrian
Do they come with a free ZT-T then Ronnie :shrug:...

Do they come with a free ZT-T then Ronnie :shrug:

LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/OSRAM-Diadem-Chrome-Py21w-Halogen-Signallamp-Turn-Signal-Light-7507dc-02b-2/6022775980?iid=391831885116) to the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 18:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By marinabrian
Roy, it's fairly easy to check the LSM (light...

Roy, it's fairly easy to check the LSM (light switch module"

First remove the two self tappers securing the lower dash trim, hook your fingers under the leading edge, and pull it backwards to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd June 2019, 08:50
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By marinabrian
I don't have a metal slave to hand, but I do have...

I don't have a metal slave to hand, but I do have a quick release coupler from a genuine slave to hand.

What size is the connecting thread?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st June 2019, 18:06
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By marinabrian
What a nice car, my favourite shade of green,...

What a nice car, my favourite shade of green, both inside and out :drool4:

You can't beat it when you find a keeper, even better when it's on your doorstep :cool:

Brian :D
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 1st June 2019, 13:11
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By marinabrian
Huge thanks to Alan "CLF" for sending me an MG7...

Huge thanks to Alan "CLF" for sending me an MG7 fascia to try out :bowdown:

I shall be making some comparison measurements and manufacturing a bracket over the next day or so.

There will be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2019, 23:11
Replies: 65
Views: 3,217
Posted By marinabrian
And a chromed spanner, I especially like the MK1...

And a chromed spanner, I especially like the MK1 Escort lights inboard of the normal lights...........and twin fibre glass whip aerials :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2019, 23:08
Replies: 65
Views: 3,217
Posted By marinabrian
Mongbox, rather you than me..........anyway I've...

Mongbox, rather you than me..........anyway I've got my eye on welded chain bumpers and steering wheel, along with button draylon dash with tassels :drool4:

Mmm Slot Mags :drool4:

You can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2019, 22:41
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
And Rob's car is a single ITP variant, so on...

And Rob's car is a single ITP variant, so on balance of probability, it's not going to be the fuel pump.............for instance this particular car is still running on the original pump ;)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2019, 15:58
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By marinabrian
They're done Derek ;) I got a bit carried...

They're done Derek ;)

I got a bit carried away :o

While I had the gear out, I made the decision to make another couple of sets to replace the tired ones fitted to the front of the wife's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2019, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 642
Posted By marinabrian
Yes, however you just know they are going to be...

Yes, however you just know they are going to be cheap and nasty Chinese tat :puke:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st May 2019, 13:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
It's not likely to be the fuel pump Rob, the fuel...

It's not likely to be the fuel pump Rob, the fuel pump will have no power to it because the ECM is not operating.

Your car will be on the cusp of being a single pump system, and these in my...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 31st May 2019, 08:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,524
Posted By marinabrian
No it doesn't work Richard, I've tried it and the...

No it doesn't work Richard, I've tried it and the person on the other end of the line gets frightened when talking to a Dalek :getmecoat:

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 22:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By marinabrian
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/~n4AAOSwi5Nc7mkv/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/~n4AAOSwi5Nc7mkv/s-l1600.jpg

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/bnUAAOSwbzNc7mlA/s-l1600.jpg

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/FD4AAOSwtxdc7mlW/s-l1600.jpg
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 18:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
If your fuel pump is not running Rob the ECM is...

If your fuel pump is not running Rob the ECM is wet, I carry NNN500340 ECM on the shelf and can have you up and running after tea if you want, it will save a wasted trip to the garage as well ;)
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 14:45
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By marinabrian
LINK...

LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-2-0i-2-5i-V6-Saloon-1999-2005-Exhaust-Rear-Silencer/190859107268)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2019, 14:35
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By marinabrian
Here you go LINK...

Here you go LINK (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ROVER-75-2-0i-2-5i-V6-Saloon-1999-2005-Exhaust-Rear-Silencer/190859107268)

A local member fited one of these to his V6 and it's fine :)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2019, 14:30
Replies: 32
Views: 1,406
Posted By marinabrian
Well what you need to do is PM me a contact...

Well what you need to do is PM me a contact number and I'll pop across and show you how to check the plenum, and I'll bring an ECM with me, just in case ;)

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 18:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By marinabrian
The remote on the key has no bearing on the...

The remote on the key has no bearing on the immobiliser Bob, more likely fuel filter separation.

Brian :D
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th May 2019, 14:45
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By marinabrian
Hi Wes, the fascia I have is the one of the type...

Hi Wes, the fascia I have is the one of the type in the upper picture, and has been previously carved out to accept the super cheap 7011B radio, the Pioneer fits after a fashion, but the top sticks...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 09:47
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By marinabrian
There is no of course about it, that's why I...

There is no of course about it, that's why I asked :getmecoat:

Rear bearings fail prematurely because of

Incorrect fitting

Poor quality parts

Grease cap missing
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2019, 08:07
Replies: 17
Views: 715
Posted By marinabrian
Are the grease caps in place, the ones that cover...

Are the grease caps in place, the ones that cover the stake nut?
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th May 2019, 07:21
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By marinabrian
Alan, the fascia plate I have at the moment is...

Alan, the fascia plate I have at the moment is the same as the one in the picture at the top, however the one pictured at the bottom looks like it might do the job though.

I've just measured the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 01:22
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By marinabrian
Fit the new addition with a hat, works wonders...

Fit the new addition with a hat, works wonders and very easy to install ;)

Where may I ask did the new arrival deliver? wasn't the RVI by any chance?

Brian :D
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th May 2019, 00:06
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By marinabrian
Pioneer SPH-DA230DAB

Has anyone one of these units installed in their R40, and if so what fascia adaptor plate did you use?

Link to the unit in question HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 23:56
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By marinabrian
Petrol will probably knack it John ;) Brian...

Petrol will probably knack it John ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 23:26
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By marinabrian
This will also work ;) LINK...

This will also work ;)

LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 23:04
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By marinabrian
Hmm, wheelbarrow eh? I have to say, it...

Hmm, wheelbarrow eh?

I have to say, it amazes me why people cannot be bothered to adjust the front bumper properly on a Mk2 car, it makes all the difference.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th May 2019, 22:31
Replies: 27
Views: 961
Posted By marinabrian
85 miles? where are you staying? Brian :D

85 miles? where are you staying?

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 22:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By marinabrian
Wes, I would pay £2000 a year VED not to have to...

Wes, I would pay £2000 a year VED not to have to drive a Dacia, but as long as you like it that's fine ;)

Oh hang on I pay £1700 a year in VED already, I might get that over £2000 if I can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 20:00
Replies: 18
Views: 764
Posted By marinabrian
A cheap mounting will get you out of a hole...

A cheap mounting will get you out of a hole LINK...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2019, 19:51
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By marinabrian
I've used their rose joints and found them to be...

I've used their rose joints and found them to be well made.

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2019, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By marinabrian
Big parts that don't fall out of the holes in the...

Big parts that don't fall out of the holes in the bottom :shrug:

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th May 2019, 14:45
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By marinabrian
Ian, I bought THESE...

Ian, I bought THESE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2019, 23:48
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By marinabrian
Well I'm fairly reticent to pay £6.06 for one...

Well I'm fairly reticent to pay £6.06 for one clip, so I reckon these will have to be tried for size......LINK...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2019, 23:18
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By marinabrian
You know you've had a bad day when.......

.......you are thwarted by the smallest of components.
https://rimmerbros.com/ItemImages/Large/363092-Large.jpg

I started with good intent to replace the absolute garbage front to rear pipework...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2019, 08:51
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By marinabrian
No I haven't Derek, however that looks like a...

No I haven't Derek, however that looks like a good excuse to get soaked through on a wet bank holiday weekend.

I'll give you a shout when I've done them ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2019, 08:31
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By marinabrian
The SRS connections are not polarised, and as...

The SRS connections are not polarised, and as long as you make the connections in a sound manner and to the correct pair, then there won't be a problem.

I attached the SRS diagram to my reply to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2019, 08:15
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Hello John, there are no differences beyond the...

Hello John, there are no differences beyond the type of plugs used to connect the airbags.

The SRS wiring diagram is attached, bear in mind there are no rear pretensioners fitted to the tourer...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 22:37
Replies: 10,492
Views: 687,461
Posted By marinabrian
Ya bodger :p:

Ya bodger :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 20:30
Replies: 38
Views: 2,085
Posted By marinabrian
And so she should, I've seen you down at the...

And so she should, I've seen you down at the sweet shop topping up on licorice allsorts


http://media.urbandictionary.com/image/large/ricer-48377.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2019, 18:55
Replies: 16
Views: 742
Posted By marinabrian
I'm not quite sure what you are planning to do...

I'm not quite sure what you are planning to do Fred, however when I did this job, I used an old pushbike cone spanner to release the ball joints at the gearbox end, unclipped the outer ferrule clips...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 18:34
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By marinabrian
The subframe and upper rear arms are the same,...

The subframe and upper rear arms are the same, the ECM isn't though Glenn.

It depends upon what you want to keep, and how much space you have to play with storing bulky items.

Brian :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th May 2019, 16:36
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By marinabrian
The inertia switch does not trip in response to a...

The inertia switch does not trip in response to a faulty fuel pump Bob ;)

Make sure the diagnosis is correct in terms of a defective fuel pump, you can always use the one out of the V8 as that's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 21:55
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By marinabrian
No, you can't mix profiles as it upsets the...

No, you can't mix profiles as it upsets the ABS..........exact fault reported will be incorrect toothed wheel fitted to one or more wheels.

Plus 40 profile tyres not only look stupid, they wreck...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2019, 14:07
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By marinabrian
No you can't, well certainly not safely ;) ...

No you can't, well certainly not safely ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 19:43
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By marinabrian
Strut top bearings perhaps Derrick? Worth a...

Strut top bearings perhaps Derrick?

Worth a look, as these can be checked (with assistance) by rocking the steering wheel, while placing a hand on one of the spring coils and feeling for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 19:20
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By marinabrian
I reckon you should have it diagnosed properly...

I reckon you should have it diagnosed properly Joe, otherwise it could be absolutely anything ;)

Brian :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 19:11
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By marinabrian
Seems I was a little slow today Mike :D

Seems I was a little slow today Mike :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st May 2019, 19:10
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By marinabrian
Yes it's very easy Mick, something like THIS...

Yes it's very easy Mick, something like THIS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2019, 21:56
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By marinabrian
Well if it is blowing fuses with the PDC...

Well if it is blowing fuses with the PDC unplugged Paul, then it follows there must be a dead short on the wiring loom between +12 and ground.

It's not going to be the reverse switch, as this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2019, 20:45
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By marinabrian
The only thing I would suggest before changing...

The only thing I would suggest before changing the PDC ECU Paul, would be changing the reverse relay.

A quick way without cost is to exchange relay 1 top left (reverse) for relay 2 top right...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 18:47
Replies: 175
Views: 11,660
Posted By marinabrian
So did you have any restoration work carried out...

So did you have any restoration work carried out to Banana then Bob?

I would be interested to see if there was, to see the pictures of what was actually done.

In any event I'm looking forward...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th May 2019, 18:41
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By marinabrian
Lol, Monogram Tarmacadam Glenn :D Anyway if...

Lol, Monogram Tarmacadam Glenn :D

Anyway if the fuel gauge is not working, the first port of call is to perform and IPK self test, and if the gauge moves ok, then to check that no one has been...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2019, 09:13
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By marinabrian
I can sort that, as can anyone on here who offers...

I can sort that, as can anyone on here who offers a key service.

The EWS immobiliser needs to be removed from the car to programme a transponder.

Brian :D
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