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Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2019, 17:29
Replies: 20
Views: 400
Posted By Dallas
Its safe to say the modern day motorist doesn't...

Its safe to say the modern day motorist doesn't want/or have the skill to check or carry out their own vehicle maintenance, in some cases the car manufacturer may look upon this as a potential...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2019, 13:22
Replies: 20
Views: 400
Posted By Dallas
Monitored by sensors, and we all know sensors...

Monitored by sensors, and we all know sensors fail right. :duh:

I cant help but think the car manufacture is purposely taking away the owners ability to maintain their own vehicle, steering...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 21:41
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Dallas
The only way I'm going to get my hands on Brian...

The only way I'm going to get my hands on Brian is if I buy him a holiday home down here in Dorset, then I would hiring him out and clean-up on all the cowboys we have down in this neck of the woods....
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 21:26
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
I had two small line dents Richard, both in...

I had two small line dents Richard, both in different places. I ended up putting a dummy vent over one, and a reflector over the other. I know they are there, but no one else does. ;)

I hope the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By Dallas
Ian, what a lovely gesture.

Ian, what a lovely gesture.
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 20:00
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Dam, that's some damage, look at all those decals...

Dam, that's some damage, look at all those decals to contend with.

The window should be an easy job depending on year/model of caravan, it should remove from top rail once opened and fully...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 19:18
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck Dave :eek: talk about taking on a...

Blooming heck Dave :eek: talk about taking on a challenge mate, all that info has already gone over my head. :getmecoat:

I know how much you love your Probe Dave, but have you thought about buying...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 18:07
Replies: 20
Views: 400
Posted By Dallas
You'll have a V6 190 belt change done in no time...

You'll have a V6 190 belt change done in no time then Bob. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 14:53
Replies: 20
Views: 400
Posted By Dallas
Make anyone an instant expert, that's too easy,...

Make anyone an instant expert, that's too easy, anyone can now be a top notch mechanic, surgeon etc :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 14:26
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
I agree, the prices associated with repairs that...

I agree, the prices associated with repairs that surround the caravan world are ridiculous, some people really do take the biscuit. :eek:

Can you not do the repairs yourself Richard, caravans are...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 12:08
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
You're telling me Ian :getmecoat: but once you...

You're telling me Ian :getmecoat: but once you get a set of 'Super Nashers', you can eat anything. :D
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2019, 10:30
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Yum! throw in some fresh strawberries and slice a...

Yum! throw in some fresh strawberries and slice a banana Ian, lovely jubbly. :getmecoat:

Cloudy and cold here :eek: today is the start of summer, so where is it? :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 10:36
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
The sun is trying its best to shine here... :} ...

The sun is trying its best to shine here... :}

After all the rain we have had, I'm now left having to wash the caravan from top to bottom (again). Living next to tree's we seem to get a wealth of...
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 10:02
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Dallas
Arrived today, next day delivery, cant be bad....

Arrived today, next day delivery, cant be bad. WooHoo! ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 21:34
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Dallas
The Mini... the car that outshone the actors, one...

The Mini... the car that outshone the actors, one of the best car chases of all time. :D

You got your Mini sorted yet Paul?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 20:37
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass. ;)

Congratulations on the pass. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2019, 18:33
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Dallas
Cowley Plant- Italian Job 50th Birthday

How cool. :cool:

Oxford's Mini plant could have been mistaken for Italy yesterday as boiler-suit clad criminals re-staged a scene from The Italian Job to celebrate the film's 50th birthday.
...
Forum: Was it you? 19th June 2019, 17:33
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By Dallas
A true 75 owner. :bowdown: Parking over in...

A true 75 owner. :bowdown:

Parking over in the corner of a supermarket car park, he/she has even parked as far left in that corner space as possible, avoiding any potential door ding to their...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 17:19
Replies: 29
Views: 660
Posted By Dallas
I just cant believe how/why so many of these...

I just cant believe how/why so many of these politicians have taken illegal drugs in the past, what sort of people do we have working in the houses of parliament? :shrug:

Not so much the past if...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 10:16
Replies: 77
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dallas
Hi Phil, I hope you are well. ;) I agree,...

Hi Phil, I hope you are well. ;)

I agree, its similar to these gluten, wheat, dairy free foods. They take certain ingredients out, we then are expecting cheaper prices... but other ingredients are...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:47
Replies: 77
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dallas
Put the price up on plastic packaging. :D It...

Put the price up on plastic packaging. :D

It doesn't help when prices are CHEAP (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=296726)... :duh: ;)
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:44
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Dallas
Clive, I've never had to buy bubble wrap until...

Clive, I've never had to buy bubble wrap until today, this will be the first roll I've ever bought. I normally reuse bubble wrap when sending and receiving parcels, I seem to build up a large stash...
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:11
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Dallas
Its says 'Quality Bubble Wrap' in the title, and...

Its says 'Quality Bubble Wrap' in the title, and is UK Manufactured.

All 5 star reviews. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 09:04
Replies: 29
Views: 660
Posted By Dallas
None of them were any good, not even Boris, all...

None of them were any good, not even Boris, all very disappointing. :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2019, 08:55
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Dallas
Cheap bubble wrap

Always handy to have, roll of bubble wrap 500mm x 10m @Amazon.

£1.75 HERE... (https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07RL7QKHJ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) Free delivery.
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2019, 08:37
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By Dallas
Happy Birthday Dave, have a good day mate....

Happy Birthday Dave, have a good day mate. :band::party:
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Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 17th June 2019, 08:56
Replies: 534
Views: 164,769
Posted By Dallas
Wow! :drool4: That's shinier than mine. ...

Wow! :drool4: That's shinier than mine.

Good luck with the safety test. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 22:48
Replies: 173
Views: 11,872
Posted By Dallas
That's good to hear. ;) So your camera now...

That's good to hear. ;)

So your camera now records speed and location data, COOL :cool:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 22:45
Replies: 10,493
Views: 687,504
Posted By Dallas
:wantpics:

:wantpics:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 17:53
Replies: 10,493
Views: 687,504
Posted By Dallas
Very nice, I reckon you should keep it, you will...

Very nice, I reckon you should keep it, you will most probably regret selling it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 17:26
Replies: 10,493
Views: 687,504
Posted By Dallas
Hey Keith, Have you got a hardtop for your TF,...

Hey Keith, Have you got a hardtop for your TF, you get the best of both worlds then.
I have the heritage hardtop for mine, its great to be able to change the look of the car, gives a whole new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 09:14
Replies: 10,493
Views: 687,504
Posted By Dallas
Very nice, watch out... these cars are so...

Very nice, watch out... these cars are so addictive. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 09:02
Replies: 173
Views: 11,872
Posted By Dallas
Has anyone bought the GPS antenna for their...

Has anyone bought the GPS antenna for their A118c, £7 on ebay...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 22:00
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
So has anyone ever had one of these phallic fungi...

So has anyone ever had one of these phallic fungi mushrooms growing in their garden?

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Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 19:07
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D funny that! It cant be worst than myself...

Lol :D funny that! It cant be worst than myself using a 'Drool' smiley on a post to Tricky (Andy), when he posted a pic of himself in the bath. :getmecoat:



I need a bigger camera lens Dave......
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th June 2019, 19:01
Replies: 173
Views: 11,872
Posted By Dallas
I've just fitted the A118C dash cam to my ZT,...

I've just fitted the A118C dash cam to my ZT, only bought it 18 months ago lol :getmecoat:

I used fuse 12 AUX, and the 'ground' is positioned just right of the fuse box (two unused plates with...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 18:51
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
Can grow up to 30cm :eek: oh! and the stinkhorn....

Can grow up to 30cm :eek: oh! and the stinkhorn. :D :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 18:21
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D very clever Bob. ;) A quick Google...

Lol :D very clever Bob. ;)

A quick Google search has revealed its a Phallus impudicus, known as the stinkhorn.

Its not poisonous, phew! :getmecoat: but it really does have a foul smell.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 14:31
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
I've just dug it up to get rid of it, it just...

I've just dug it up to get rid of it, it just gets funnier. :eek:
Is man mimicking mother nature, or what? :shrug:
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2019, 11:20
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Dallas
Mushrooms

Things you find growing in the garden. :eek:
...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 14:37
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Alan, I have given my concerns on the matter, and...

Alan, I have given my concerns on the matter, and no amount of posts persuasive or otherwise, from you or anyone else is going to change my views on the incident. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th June 2019, 12:58
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Dallas
It happens to us all, and some keep coming back....

It happens to us all, and some keep coming back. As you say, its a strange relationship we have with these cars. ;)

Hope you enjoy the Mazda2. :}
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 11:47
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Yes, I have heard it, it was aired on the news...

Yes, I have heard it, it was aired on the news yesterday. Its now been edited out from the BBC iPlayer.
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2019, 10:17
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
What! just because she doesn't hold the same...

What! just because she doesn't hold the same views, so she thinks its ok to use violence to express her dissatisfaction by commenting on public radio (that is not sarcasm). :shrug:

Brand continued...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 23:08
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
You must look at the bigger picture Alan, sadly...

You must look at the bigger picture Alan, sadly we don't live in a world of everything being sunshine and flowers.
Forum: Photography Corner 13th June 2019, 22:16
Replies: 245
Views: 18,149
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D look forward to the photos Andy. :eek:

Lol :D look forward to the photos Andy. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 21:13
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
It appears that Jo Brand is to be investigated by...

It appears that Jo Brand is to be investigated by police for allegedly 'inciting violence' against politicians... about time.

Inciting violence, expressing a 'fantasy' (her word), sounds like a...
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 18:42
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
That's good to hear, I don't understand why such...

That's good to hear, I don't understand why such comments would get broadcast... :duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2019, 17:59
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By Dallas
... and the plenum chamber for water. :eek:

... and the plenum chamber for water. :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 13th June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Totally agree, incitement to violence, joking or...

Totally agree, incitement to violence, joking or not, she shouldn't have said what she did. :shrug:

I really don't understand how the BBC can keep up their appearances with acts such as this, it...
Forum: Photography Corner 13th June 2019, 15:41
Replies: 245
Views: 18,149
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations John, and well done Poppy....

Congratulations John, and well done Poppy. :hurray:

That reminds me, can I also share our little enjoyment, again it was at a local dog show. :}
...
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 21:52
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Dallas
Great photos Dave ;) like a kid in a candy store...

Great photos Dave ;) like a kid in a candy store with all those motors... :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 21:21
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Scrub-a-Dub-Dub time... :eek: Didn't Debs...

Scrub-a-Dub-Dub time... :eek:

Didn't Debs once say she needed to zoom in.... :D ;) :eek: :drool4:
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 20:36
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Dallas
Hey Andy, I was thinking something from the...

Hey Andy, I was thinking something from the Kamasutra :eek: ooh err missus. :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 20:27
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Dallas
Dave, you are a sucker for a good probe from time...

Dave, you are a sucker for a good probe from time to time, we know that. :D

Glad she's back on the road buddy ;) and what else will your fortunes bring you, do tell? ;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th June 2019, 20:19
Replies: 46
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dallas
That wouldn't work, the owner/user would just use...

That wouldn't work, the owner/user would just use another phone for that one week/month. :shrug:

The phone needs to be permanently confiscated and recycled, a huge whopping fine, banned from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 19:56
Replies: 175
Views: 11,662
Posted By Dallas
Sorry to hear this Bob, I did wonder myself when...

Sorry to hear this Bob, I did wonder myself when viewing the strip-down photos how likely would it be that certain areas would leak once rebuilt. MG Rover certainly didn't make it easy for us owners...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2019, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By Dallas
I find certain housing estates have these on many...

I find certain housing estates have these on many cars, normally the car is missing the wheels. ;) :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 13:49
Replies: 46
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dallas
... and I was being kind. :p:

... and I was being kind. :p:
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 11:53
Replies: 46
Views: 1,091
Posted By Dallas
I propose there be a blanket ban on all internet...

I propose there be a blanket ban on all internet forums, message boards and chat rooms, then I would not waste so much time reading all this nonsense. :D ;)
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 11:48
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
Not in the form of horrid threatening letters,...

Not in the form of horrid threatening letters, that's my point. :shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 11:37
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
Was the house eventually sold? I suppose a TV...

Was the house eventually sold? I suppose a TV licence was eventually purchased. This would have allow the licensing team to remove that household from the check list of non payers.

As far as I...
Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2019, 08:45
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
My parents have not owned a TV for the past 20...

My parents have not owned a TV for the past 20 years, they made their choice not to watch television, which is obviously their right to do so. They don't even own a computer, and their mobile phones...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2019, 20:53
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
This new modern generation that use the likes of...

This new modern generation that use the likes of Amazon and Netflix, its only a matter of time until the BBC will be forced to shred its old skin. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 20:15
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Dallas
Thanks John, my problem was as you say, plus the...

Thanks John, my problem was as you say, plus the odd inner rim badly corroded which I replaced.

I had the rims cleaned and sealed when I bought new tyres, problem solved. I've just done the same...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2019, 19:35
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
Its about time they scrap the tv licence for all,...

Its about time they scrap the tv licence for all, its an outdated biased system that needs to be changed. I believe the licence fee can no longer be justified in this modern age of multichannel...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th June 2019, 18:52
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By Dallas
I don't have to drop my PSI on my MG's, it...

I don't have to drop my PSI on my MG's, it happens automatically. :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 40
Views: 912
Posted By Dallas
Hi Clive, its was nice chatting with you at the...

Hi Clive, its was nice chatting with you at the weekend and meeting your lovely wife, its always nice to catch up with folk and put the world to rights from time to time. ;)

I was only talking to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th June 2019, 22:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,204
Posted By Dallas
Sorry to hear this John, its quite rare for a...

Sorry to hear this John, its quite rare for a diesel to suffer HG isn't it?

I hope you get it sorted without too much fuss. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2019, 22:36
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Dallas
Dave, its blooming impossible to pull away slowly...

Dave, its blooming impossible to pull away slowly in these motors, you shoot-off like a rocket, these cars weigh nothing. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2019, 22:25
Replies: 39
Views: 757
Posted By Dallas
Get a TF Dave, you know you want to. ;) That rear...

Get a TF Dave, you know you want to. ;) That rear engine positioned in-front of the rear axle will give you lots of fun. :eek:

As for myself Dave, I'm making two bespoke units for my daughter....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 22:05
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
Eureka! could this be the problem?

Eureka! could this be the problem?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 21:30
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
I was meant to say, you can also check the temp...

I was meant to say, you can also check the temp sensor is working using the OBD 19 & 7 method. Check the outside temp on the OBD is the same as your coolant temp by using the 19 & 7 procedure, turn...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 21:11
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
The fan cycling on and off sounds like an aircon...

The fan cycling on and off sounds like an aircon fault, low in gas. Did you say you had it regassed recently?

The coolant temp sensor is in the middle of the V on a V6, just in front of the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2019, 17:34
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Dallas
Well said Dave. :}

Well said Dave. :}
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 6th June 2019, 17:31
Replies: 49
Views: 4,648
Posted By Dallas
That is good news... ;)

That is good news... ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th June 2019, 17:29
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
Phil, check THIS...

Phil, check THIS (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=1371) out, hope it helps. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2019, 12:57
Replies: 81
Views: 2,944
Posted By Dallas
Silly boy. :duh:

Silly boy. :duh:
Forum: Social Forum 6th June 2019, 10:12
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Totally agree John, The state visit all seemed to...

Totally agree John, The state visit all seemed to go quite well, well planned and all went like clockwork. Donald conducted himself impeccably, seemed to be much laughter with the Queen, Charles and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2019, 15:26
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Dallas
There are so many motors that I wish I bought,...

There are so many motors that I wish I bought, but just for starters...

MK1 Toyota Celica Coupe. :drool4:
Datsun Bluebird 610.
Datsun 280Z.
MK3 Ford Capri Brooklands.
Mitsubishi GTO.
MK4...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2019, 12:41
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
My father is friends with Dessie's trainer David...

My father is friends with Dessie's trainer David Elsworth, I've met him a few times now, nice bloke.

We've spent many an hour watching the lads and lasses with the horses up on the gallops at...
Forum: Social Forum 5th June 2019, 10:58
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Many a great day spent at Salisbury Racecourse...

Many a great day spent at Salisbury Racecourse DD, most certainly a sport to enjoy with a flutter. :D



The British monarch has quite the royal stable of winning thoroughbreds don't you know. :D...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 4th June 2019, 14:16
Replies: 18
Views: 2,098
Posted By Dallas
To get us all in the mood, I've just seen...

To get us all in the mood, I've just seen THIS......
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2019, 22:14
Replies: 200
Views: 3,948
Posted By Dallas
Us Brits sure do put on a good show, that state...

Us Brits sure do put on a good show, that state banquet looked super impressive. :chat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2019, 21:12
Replies: 81
Views: 2,944
Posted By Dallas
Regret selling a 1971 MK3 Ford Cortina GXL, a...

Regret selling a 1971 MK3 Ford Cortina GXL, a 1981 Ford Capri MK3, was only an LS, but was in pristine condition. :drool4:

Also a 1992 Toyota Hilux Surf 2.4i, very rare 3 door petrol model, and a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2019, 18:15
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
Have you tried starting the car from cold with...

Have you tried starting the car from cold with the cap off, does the coolant level instantly rise and spill out?
Forum: Social Forum 1st June 2019, 13:39
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Do you ever get time to rest Andy? ;)

Do you ever get time to rest Andy? ;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2019, 09:16
Replies: 78
Views: 2,170
Posted By Dallas
Take the expansion bottle cap off and run the car...

Take the expansion bottle cap off and run the car from cold, see if you have water returning from the little return valve hole in the neck of the bottle, chances are is that you don't.

I bet...
Forum: Photography Corner 31st May 2019, 23:07
Replies: 19
Views: 407
Posted By Dallas
Perfect photo, faultless, I would say its ready...

Perfect photo, faultless, I would say its ready for print. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st May 2019, 22:17
Replies: 525
Views: 50,803
Posted By Dallas
Banks do try and recover the money if they feel...

Banks do try and recover the money if they feel they have a strong case, more often than not the bank will reverse the transaction and fight it out with the merchants own bank.

I had a case where...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 21:45
Replies: 379
Views: 29,561
Posted By Dallas
Thanks Bob, I will have to grab your new address....

Thanks Bob, I will have to grab your new address. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 20:17
Replies: 211
Views: 13,727
Posted By Dallas
Thank's Bob, these F/TF's are so addictive,...

Thank's Bob, these F/TF's are so addictive, especially during the sunny weather. :}

I might just go looking for another one me thinks, just don't go telling the ZT. :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 20:00
Replies: 379
Views: 29,561
Posted By Dallas
That's great to hear Bob, glad you are finally...

That's great to hear Bob, glad you are finally in.

Party at yours next then. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 19:46
Replies: 211
Views: 13,727
Posted By Dallas
She passed! :D and with no advisories. She has...

She passed! :D and with no advisories. She has passed every MOT all but one, not bad for a 17 year old.

We had a quick pit stop to get her top off, just so we could enjoy those incredible engine...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2019, 09:36
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Dallas
I wonder is that's 35 years of garage roof...

I wonder is that's 35 years of garage roof asbestos dust the Marina is covered in? :eek: :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2019, 19:30
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Dallas
Wow! I can smell the 70's from here, has Brian...

Wow! I can smell the 70's from here, has Brian got any flared jeans he can wear? :D

Those Wolfrace Slots will polish up nice, that's one job sorted. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 29th May 2019, 19:32
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Dallas
Yay! :D well done. :party:

Yay! :D well done. :party:
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th May 2019, 15:34
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Dallas
Yes it does Bri, It sounds like your Pioneer unit...

Yes it does Bri, It sounds like your Pioneer unit is quite deep in size and is resting on the rear support bracket, its held on with one bolt.

If the bracket has already been removed, your unit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 15:13
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
Gerry, I've just looked up your VED prices in...

Gerry, I've just looked up your VED prices in Ireland, I see there's is no £0 for zero emissions what so ever. I see the cheapest price anyone would pay is £105ish, and that's for a vehicle with zero...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 13:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
John, It will all change again as more and more...

John, It will all change again as more and more motorist's switch to electrified vehicles. The first noticeable changed to delete the lower CO2 vehicle VED prices was in March 2017, this was when the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 13:20
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
I fear the same will happen here in the UK Gerry,...

I fear the same will happen here in the UK Gerry, its only a matter of time before VED prices for the older motors match yours. :eek:

I think when folk are in the market to buy a new/newer car,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th May 2019, 12:26
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
The diesel issue is another problem altogether,...

The diesel issue is another problem altogether, sadly the diesel owner will most probably end up paying the price. :shrug:

It all boils down to common sense I guest, I reckon by myself using the...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 29th May 2019, 09:57
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Dallas
That CT23RO01 Rover 75 double din fascia aperture...

That CT23RO01 Rover 75 double din fascia aperture measures 172x99mm, its not quite a true 2din size. I'm sure this style fascia was designed to fit the older aftermarket Kenwood 2din units.

The...
Forum: Photography Corner 28th May 2019, 22:56
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Dallas
What great fun those dogs are having, you've...

What great fun those dogs are having, you've captured a fantastic photo there Andy. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 22:47
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
Lol, I did think the same thing at first Bri, but...

Lol, I did think the same thing at first Bri, but you do soon come accustom to its smooth ride. Quite surprisingly the wide stance these mini SUV's have does feel quite nice, the higher than normal...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 21:56
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck! Stan £555. :eek: I got a...

Blooming heck! Stan £555. :eek:

I got a great deal on the Dacia, it actually turned out to be the third one we had in just under one month. We had a few problems with the first two regarding...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 16:30
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
I agree Steve, its about time VED should be...

I agree Steve, its about time VED should be incorporated into the cost of fuel. I myself would obviously save a small fortune each year. ;) My ZT done less than 2,000 miles last year, the TF will be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 13:21
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Dallas
Still only £30 VED

I've just taxed the Dacia again for another year, still only £30 for 12 months.

Compare that to the MG ZT and the TF which costs a whopping £341.25 each by DD. :eek:

Each year I question why...
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 19:59
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Dallas
I had the same thing happen with a phone once, I...

I had the same thing happen with a phone once, I simply left it on charge for a few hours and eventually it sprung into life.

You could also try pressing the volume up/down key while holding the...
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 17:57
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Dallas
You have most probably done this already, but...

You have most probably done this already, but have you taken off the little blue tab from the battery contacts?
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 13:01
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Good afternoon fellas. ;) Andy, you inspire...

Good afternoon fellas. ;)

Andy, you inspire me :D I so need to take a leaf out of your book. I must get out and about a bit more often on some local walks...

You seem to make it all look so...
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 21:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Dallas
Blooming heck :eek: I've only just seen this...

Blooming heck :eek: I've only just seen this thread, congratulations to the boy Ian, he's doing a great job. :bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 20:22
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
It sure is Andy, it effects some more than others...

It sure is Andy, it effects some more than others I find. My Tracey for example, she can eat anything and not put an ounce of weight on. She will eat a whole pack of 5x cherry doughnuts in one day...
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 19:23
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Totally agree Rich, the sugary foods and drinks...

Totally agree Rich, the sugary foods and drinks are the worst, the problem I found myself doing was eating a whole large bar in one go just like you, I could never just snap off a few squares and...
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 17:29
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
What! no Pork pie? ;)

What! no Pork pie? ;)
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2019, 16:04
Replies: 147,037
Views: 4,076,832
Posted By Dallas
Dito :) Cakes, pies, biscuits and chocolate was...

Dito :) Cakes, pies, biscuits and chocolate was my downfall Ian. I've not eaten chocolate now for over four years, not even a nibble. We still have these foods in the house as Tracey and the girls...
Forum: Photography Corner 25th May 2019, 21:57
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Dallas
Marvellous :bowdown: well done for taking her on.

Marvellous :bowdown: well done for taking her on.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 18:06
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Dallas
Apart from the obvious which has been mentioned...

Apart from the obvious which has been mentioned already, you could also ask for the large radiator fan, cowling and loom. The two bonnet catches including cable/junction box and the interior pull...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 17:29
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By Dallas
No thanks Bob, I would end up throwing the lot of...

No thanks Bob, I would end up throwing the lot of you out. :D

Whoever the barman, or shall we say Landlord might be, they need to make sure there are plenty of lock-ins after hours. ;)
Forum: NAC & SAIC 25th May 2019, 17:06
Replies: 13
Views: 1,500
Posted By Dallas
... and? :drool4:

... and? :drool4:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th May 2019, 17:02
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By Dallas
This is perfect, nice and simply put, an age...

This is perfect, nice and simply put, an age related Bar Room. ;)

This shouldn't need for much moderating, but perhaps we could all nominate a well standing club member to be the barman, just a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 18:31
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Dallas
Oh dam, what a shame :getmecoat: I forgot about...

Oh dam, what a shame :getmecoat: I forgot about your knee Ian. :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2019, 17:57
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Dallas
It wouldn't surprise me if Ian has bought Redfive...

It wouldn't surprise me if Ian has bought Redfive back? :eek:
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2019, 19:34
Replies: 18
Views: 507
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations :party:

Congratulations :party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 19:28
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By Dallas
Lol :D:D:D:D:D Don't forget about the...

Lol :D:D:D:D:D

Don't forget about the Geraniums? ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2019, 19:10
Replies: 175
Views: 11,662
Posted By Dallas
Wow! :drool4: Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous Bob,...

Wow! :drool4: Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous Bob, cant wait to see her in the flesh/metal. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2019, 12:50
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By Dallas
If the car is in good condition mechanically, and...

If the car is in good condition mechanically, and those few cosmetic faults are all that it needs, why not enjoy your 75 a little longer. ;)
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 18th May 2019, 21:56
Replies: 49
Views: 4,648
Posted By Dallas
Thanks for answering the Power on/off question...

Thanks for answering the Power on/off question Colin, much appreciated. It appears this is the new way these units boot into android, you get one initial slow boot from cold and from then on the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2019, 19:35
Replies: 379
Views: 29,561
Posted By Dallas
Bob, even the house is yellow :D banana is going...

Bob, even the house is yellow :D banana is going to feel right at home. ;)
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 16th May 2019, 12:25
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Dallas
That's not a caravan Jay, this is a caravan. ;) ...

That's not a caravan Jay, this is a caravan. ;)

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/73595cdd41a800304.jpg

Check for damp behind the seats/bed and open all the cupboards, look...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2019, 11:44
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By Dallas
My daughters first year insurance went from...

My daughters first year insurance went from £1,450 down to £850 with just a few clicks. By adding my wife and myself to my daughters policy as named drivers reduced it by £550, and then changing the...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2019, 10:01
Replies: 66
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dallas
News Flash! The Jeremy Kyle show moves to online...

News Flash! The Jeremy Kyle show moves to online car forum. :D :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2019, 23:21
Replies: 18
Views: 729
Posted By Dallas
Green number plates

Drivers of electric and hybrid cars could be given green number plates which could give them special privileges on the roads.

A badge of honour :D if this goes ahead, every Tom, Dick and Harry...
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2019, 22:48
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Dallas
You could mention to your wife that its...

You could mention to your wife that its ornamental decking lights. ;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2019, 13:43
Replies: 16
Views: 388
Posted By Dallas
It was a vile show, and I cant believe it was...

It was a vile show, and I cant believe it was allowed to run as long as it did.
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2019, 10:30
Replies: 173
Views: 3,151
Posted By Dallas
So the companyís London Bridge shop was the first...

So the companyís London Bridge shop was the first to open in 1978, and has for more than two decades held the Guinness world record for most sales per square foot of any retail outlet, now that's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2019, 09:22
Replies: 91
Views: 5,586
Posted By Dallas
Pressed too many zero's, lol I believe you,...

Pressed too many zero's, lol I believe you, thousands wouldn't. :D ;)

I myself originally studied in fine art and illustration, but went on to study in joinery and became a carpenter/builder...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2019, 09:17
Replies: 46
Views: 2,700
Posted By Dallas
Nope! I've not seen any of those, not for a long...

Nope! I've not seen any of those, not for a long time, not even the original Renault Clio. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 21:00
Replies: 91
Views: 5,586
Posted By Dallas
Really! 1000 applications :eek: I very much doubt...

Really! 1000 applications :eek: I very much doubt that. Not even with the ease of the internet and applying online will raise that amount of applications per job role. :shrug:

In either case the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 19:01
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Dallas
:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Why do such a silly...

:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek: Why do such a silly thing? :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 13:23
Replies: 91
Views: 5,586
Posted By Dallas
Many UK employers will say the jobs are here to...

Many UK employers will say the jobs are here to be taken, but there is a lack of skilled workers in Britain.

The non skilled jobs, manufacturers/employers find the British workers to be work-shy....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 13:01
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dallas
There is nothing better than driving with the top...

There is nothing better than driving with the top down in this glorious sunny weather, its a whole new experience driving around the countryside with the roof off. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 12:43
Replies: 91
Views: 5,586
Posted By Dallas
I hear what you say, but you only have to look at...

I hear what you say, but you only have to look at the NHS, the specialised doctors/consultants who come from abroad, without them where would we be?

It depends which side of the table you are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 12:30
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By Dallas
Congratulations on the pass Paul. :D Now its...

Congratulations on the pass Paul. :D

Now its time to get one of those mini's back on the road. ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 09:22
Replies: 91
Views: 5,586
Posted By Dallas
Many manufactures are losing skilled workers,...

Many manufactures are losing skilled workers, many skills have been lost and manufactures can't find qualified people with the proper skills who want to work in today's UK no incentive society....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2019, 09:11
Replies: 46
Views: 2,700
Posted By Dallas
French cars have always depreciated in value...

French cars have always depreciated in value quickly, until French cars can improve their perception of quality, this will always continue.

Its the same reason to why so many here say they would...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 14th May 2019, 08:28
Replies: 49
Views: 4,648
Posted By Dallas
Colin, Can you tell me if the unit powers up...

Colin, Can you tell me if the unit powers up automatically when car is started (e.g ignition key is turned)?
Forum: Photography Corner 13th May 2019, 22:19
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Dallas
Do they fly. :eek:

Do they fly. :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th May 2019, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By Dallas
Happy 20th Birthday. :D Sorn? It needs to go...

Happy 20th Birthday. :D

Sorn? It needs to go out and party like its 1999. :D ;)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rblt2EtFfC4

:party:
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 12th May 2019, 18:58
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By Dallas
That would be great Bob. :D

That would be great Bob. :D
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