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Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:22
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By COLVERT
I think that taking the glass off ( very...

I think that taking the glass off ( very carefully. ) will give you access to all the important bits.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:17
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By COLVERT
Cars' unused for quite some time have their own...

Cars' unused for quite some time have their own way of getting revenge for being neglected.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2022, 14:08
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By COLVERT
The OP's first post says he doesn't have a sun...

The OP's first post says he doesn't have a sun roof.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2022, 13:57
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
It's worrying about those darn planters that's...

It's worrying about those darn planters that's making you sleep badly.--It's your subconscious busy at night while you are trying to get some sleep.---;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 13:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks Paul for your final post.----Did you scrap...

Thanks Paul for your final post.----Did you scrap the car ??

Roughly where in France are you going to ??----Are you going to buy a house ??

I've been here for 20 years full time now and part...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:58
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By COLVERT
Keep us posted.--;)

Keep us posted.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:51
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By COLVERT
I know. He forced me to tell him.---:eek:

I know. He forced me to tell him.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:50
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By COLVERT
YIKES !!!---Don't give up your day job.---;););)

YIKES !!!---Don't give up your day job.---;););)
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2022, 22:45
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
Put in a central divider to halve the planter...

Put in a central divider to halve the planter sizes.--Once full of plants you'll never know it's there.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th May 2022, 22:36
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By COLVERT
Probably needs some internal lubrication.---Have...

Probably needs some internal lubrication.---Have a look inside before it's too late.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2022, 12:42
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
Quote.--Gate Keeper. Now I am more uglier...

Quote.--Gate Keeper.

Now I am more uglier than ever .





Not to worry.--It's the inside that counts.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:47
Replies: 118
Views: 5,707
Posted By COLVERT
Have you tied a small mirror on a telescopic rod...

Have you tied a small mirror on a telescopic rod ???
I have one and it's proved useful quite often with problems like yours.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:40
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By COLVERT
99% as T-Cut says.--Thermostat. Bubbles as...

99% as T-Cut says.--Thermostat.

Bubbles as the water boils make a noise. --( Re. Your electric kettle.-:eek: )
At the sea side the noise you hear as the waves break on the shore come from the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:30
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By COLVERT
There is only that one connector so I guess they...

There is only that one connector so I guess they mean that.---If it's faulty it will leak onto the gear box.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:26
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By COLVERT
SO MUCH easier to strip it down than all that...

SO MUCH easier to strip it down than all that fiddling about in the above post.--Go for the easy first---:D:D:D


You know it makes sense.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:21
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By COLVERT
Unfortunately you haven't told him where they go...

Unfortunately you haven't told him where they go back in.---:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 11:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,053
Posted By COLVERT
Simon.--I think fitting of that brake pipe is...

Simon.--I think fitting of that brake pipe is irrelevant in this case.--If nothing is passing through the master cylinder then there will be no fluid passing through the system at all.

Possibly by...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 21:29
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By COLVERT
Time will tell.---Best of luck with it.---:D

Time will tell.---Best of luck with it.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 20:59
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By COLVERT
This forum is one of the most helpful forums in...

This forum is one of the most helpful forums in the world.---Seems like you have your wires crossed some how.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th May 2022, 20:47
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By COLVERT
Not to worry.----You'll be able to go another 19...

Not to worry.----You'll be able to go another 19 years after you fit it.-----:laughing2::laughing2::target:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 15:43
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By COLVERT
Seems like you have a set of---Chinese...

Seems like you have a set of---Chinese Ditchfinders.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 11th May 2022, 15:35
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By COLVERT
You are replying to a thread that is EIGHT YEARS...

You are replying to a thread that is EIGHT YEARS old !!!!!!
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 11th May 2022, 15:10
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By COLVERT
Boating skills.

I had a boat at Teignmouth Devon harbour for over 17 years.

For an afternoons entertainment just take a drink and some sandwiches to the river boat slipway and watch the townies trying to launch...
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 14:58
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
Let us know how you get on.--:}

Let us know how you get on.--:}
Forum: Technology Forum 11th May 2022, 14:56
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By COLVERT
I've not seen this sort of problem in the 13...

I've not seen this sort of problem in the 13 years I've been using the forum.---:shrug:

Might be your end has a problem.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:51
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By COLVERT
You might be better off posting your question in...

You might be better off posting your question in the TECHNOLOGY FORUM.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By COLVERT
Don't you worry that you might BRICK your car...

Don't you worry that you might BRICK your car ??----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:39
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like it might be dangerous.--You really...

Sounds like it might be dangerous.--You really need to get a tyre specialist to look at it ASAP.----( Before it goes BANG. ):eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By COLVERT
Well young man next time you look in have read of...

Well young man next time you look in have read of post 21 in the last post you commented on.-----;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:22
Replies: 183
Views: 284,404
Posted By COLVERT
Maybe I've been pushing my luck a bit---So...

Maybe I've been pushing my luck a bit---So checked again yesterday.---Still no leaves.--:D:D:D

Must change that pollen filter. Still running on the original.--:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:16
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By COLVERT
How are things going Stan ??---Got it fixed ??

How are things going Stan ??---Got it fixed ??
Forum: Items Wanted 11th May 2022, 14:14
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By COLVERT
Absolutely----:bowdown:

Absolutely----:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:12
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By COLVERT
I'm 85 and totally retired and seem not to have...

I'm 85 and totally retired and seem not to have any spare time at all these days.-----Too busy to die.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 14:07
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By COLVERT
Could be the pump relay is sticking.---Might need...

Could be the pump relay is sticking.---Might need replacing.

When you re-charge your battery give it over 24 hours.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2022, 23:24
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By COLVERT
Get one of those things pictured in your...

Get one of those things pictured in your Avatar.---;););)
Forum: Items Wanted 10th May 2022, 23:02
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By COLVERT
If you change just the button then the existing...

If you change just the button then the existing part will probably melt this button too.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2022, 22:52
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By COLVERT
Change the wheel or have the existing one...

Change the wheel or have the existing one re-balanced.--Like Mike said the marks you see could be from a weight removed during a tyre change.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2022, 22:39
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By COLVERT
If you need to change those bearings due to a...

If you need to change those bearings due to a lack of oil then the crankshaft will probably need a re-grind too.--:eek:

Closely followed by the pistons, rings and bores.--:duh:--With, maybe the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th May 2022, 23:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,551
Posted By COLVERT
Post 6.---A sure way to gain access---:D

Post 6.---A sure way to gain access---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:51
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By COLVERT
Probably they mean this one below.

Probably they mean this one below.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:39
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By COLVERT
RHD or LHD I can't see them being different for...

RHD or LHD I can't see them being different for door mechanisms.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2022, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By COLVERT
There is a special way to remove the rear seat...

There is a special way to remove the rear seat squab.--I believe the way to do it is in the ---How-To's---section.+

Or perhaps a reader of my post can help you.
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2022, 22:34
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds like you had no anti-freeze or...

Sounds like you had no anti-freeze or anti-corrosion in the system. Vital from the very first time it's into action.--It needs just what a car has in its cooling system.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2022, 22:27
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By COLVERT
He will serve 50% apparently.----:shrug: 15...

He will serve 50% apparently.----:shrug:

15 months.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 22:23
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By COLVERT
Hook type tools are the best.---;)---for fitting...

Hook type tools are the best.---;)---for fitting them.--Pliers !!!!!--Never.

Cut the old ones off with anything sharp.
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2022, 22:30
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By COLVERT
Tennis.

Boris Becker jailed for 2 1/2 years---:eek::eek::eek:

For hiding assets to avoid paying debts.

:smilie_re::smilie_re::smilie_re: Go directly to jail.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2022, 22:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By COLVERT
By the way---when do we get to be elderly...

By the way---when do we get to be elderly ???---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2022, 22:06
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
It's not copper. It's spring steel and it's the...

It's not copper. It's spring steel and it's the retainer that holds the wear sensor in place.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 23:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By COLVERT
WOW !!!--What a memory.---I can't even remember...

WOW !!!--What a memory.---I can't even remember incidents from last week.---:duh:--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 23:12
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By COLVERT
I coast everywhere.--:D--Locally half my journeys...

I coast everywhere.--:D--Locally half my journeys are in neutral.---:eek:

67 years plus on the road with never an accident or even a near miss.

Could be that I enjoy driving and get pleasure at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd April 2022, 23:16
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By COLVERT
Not sure how I helped as I didn't post in this...

Not sure how I helped as I didn't post in this thread.--:shrug:---Telepathy maybe.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 17:26
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:--I'm wondering if someone with chemical...

Quote:--I'm wondering if someone with chemical knowledge can tell me if the bleach stays active. Maybe I'll get round to watering it down or flushing it out.

That small amount of bleach in that...
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2022, 16:59
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By COLVERT
I've seen a few and also rescued some folk too.

I've seen a few and also rescued some folk too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 16:47
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
A hand file would be best, however it depends on...

A hand file would be best, however it depends on your skill with a file.-----:shrug:


I found it easy but had to use a file on lots of occasions during my apprenticeship as a tool maker in a...
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 13:24
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By COLVERT
However in your product they become...

However in your product they become invisible.---:eek::eek::eek:---near or far.--
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 13:17
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By COLVERT
Match RISK PROFILE ?? Great. My premium...

Match RISK PROFILE ??

Great. My premium might then be ZERO as I've never had an accident in 69 years using a motorised vehicle on the public roads.---:party:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 13:02
Replies: 98
Views: 3,863
Posted By COLVERT
On cars where the ball joint housing can be got...

On cars where the ball joint housing can be got at from both sides I've used two lump hammer. You have to time it right to hit both sides of the housing at the same time.

Been there, done it and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 12:52
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly that--Terrible castings. Some folk...

Exactly that--Terrible castings.

Some folk just won't listen. --In total denial I guess.--:shrug::shrug::shrug:

Now I know where the expression---"Making a rod for ones own back"----comes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 12:36
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By COLVERT
:iagree::wot::smilie_re: Do it now.--:D

:iagree::wot::smilie_re:

Do it now.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 10:15
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
They are supposed to be OEM parts but very rarely...

They are supposed to be OEM parts but very rarely are. The bush must never be a tight fit on the arm. This WILL destroy it.
The ONLY way is to carefully reduce the arm size.

As I said in a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 10:04
Replies: 98
Views: 3,863
Posted By COLVERT
My post 66.---Told you.--:D Nothing , nothing...

My post 66.---Told you.--:D Nothing , nothing beats experience.---:laughing2:

No more of this---:panic::cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th April 2022, 09:57
Replies: 98
Views: 3,863
Posted By COLVERT
Not having to use it again you simply disc cut it...

Not having to use it again you simply disc cut it off.--Thirty seconds and it's done.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 23:18
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
NEVER,NEVER,NEVER. By hand ONLY. --Your...

NEVER,NEVER,NEVER.

By hand ONLY. --Your method is a recipe for disaster--:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 23:07
Replies: 98
Views: 3,863
Posted By COLVERT
Leave the nut on the inner ball joint. Undo it a...

Leave the nut on the inner ball joint. Undo it a couple of turns. Fit the splitter and tension it. Hit the splitter at the point it's touching the nut with a 7 lb lump hammer.--This is important...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2022, 19:04
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By COLVERT
In normal driving probably OK.---At motorway...

In normal driving probably OK.---At motorway speeds probably not too safe.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2022, 18:50
Replies: 86
Views: 5,414
Posted By COLVERT
I don't think you'd have much success there as...

I don't think you'd have much success there as from all accounts they seem to be very ignorant.

( not in an abusive way. They just lack the knowledge required to come up with a correct assessment....
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 23:01
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By COLVERT
The Americans are experts at UGLY.-----:p:

The Americans are experts at UGLY.-----:p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
Unusual to be the alternator ball race. However...

Unusual to be the alternator ball race. However easy to fit a new one.---Unfortunately all the bulk of the work will be removing the alternator itself.--Of course this is necessary whether for...
Forum: Social Forum 14th April 2022, 22:30
Replies: 150
Views: 5,476
Posted By COLVERT
That made oi laff.---:D---Nearly spilt my coffee....

That made oi laff.---:D---Nearly spilt my coffee.


I tend to watch the news on CNN.---Some of those pics of graves of women and children are truly horrifying.--And today that poor six year old...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2022, 22:21
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly. Rotation load is what the bush is...

Exactly. Rotation load is what the bush is designed for only.--Some folk have reported early failure in only a matter of months.
This is because a badly fitted bush can end up with an axial...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 23:30
Replies: 150
Views: 5,476
Posted By COLVERT
It's just because we are so modest.---:D:D:D

It's just because we are so modest.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
Depending on the quality of the arm casting you...

Depending on the quality of the arm casting you might have to gently and carefully file the arm down a fraction.

Depending on who manufactured the arm the sizes can vary slightly.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 14:08
Replies: 15
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Views: 705
Posted By COLVERT
I liked his input too. I was going to ask...

I liked his input too.

I was going to ask him where in France he is as I'm over here too.--He vanished before I had the chance to say anything.---:shrug:


Can you PM me where he is if it's not...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 13:59
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By COLVERT
WOW.--Your picture is three times larger than my...

WOW.--Your picture is three times larger than my computer screen.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:49
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
Just remembered one last thing. Disconnect the...

Just remembered one last thing. Disconnect the ball joint on the end of the tie rod to give yourself some room to manoeuvre with the tie rod to one side.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:17
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
HI Simon. My post is very comprehensive and makes...

HI Simon. My post is very comprehensive and makes the whole job quite easy.

Why let other folk struggle when you have an easy solution to their problem ??

That's what this forum is all about.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2022, 13:04
Replies: 45
Views: 2,089
Posted By COLVERT
Make sure the bushes can slide on the arms...

Make sure the bushes can slide on the arms without too much trouble.

When fitting leave the ball joint at the bottom of the suspension disconnected.--The center large ball joint fit to the frame...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 12:51
Replies: 150
Views: 5,476
Posted By COLVERT
SIGNIT ??? Signet Jewelers - Signet Jewelers |...

SIGNIT ???
Signet Jewelers - Signet Jewelers | Home



This lot you mean or have you made a spelling mistake ???---:shrug:

Or maybe the royal seal ???---( With the E in . ?? )
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 12:34
Replies: 9
Views: 472
Posted By COLVERT
If that doesn't work buy new ones.--Not very...

If that doesn't work buy new ones.--Not very expensive.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By COLVERT
An old and failing crank sensor has been known to...

An old and failing crank sensor has been known to start cutting out at high engine revs.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2022, 21:45
Replies: 26
Views: 1,264
Posted By COLVERT
How about 'Downstream' of the engine. A worn...

How about 'Downstream' of the engine. A worn turbo with leaky seals ??

Engine oil into the exhaust giving blue smoke.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 23:16
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By COLVERT
Bodge it and scarper.---:D Mind you, the...

Bodge it and scarper.---:D


Mind you, the OP's post was on April Fools day.---:smilie_re: Exit over there.
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 23:11
Replies: 150
Views: 5,476
Posted By COLVERT
Think, how does your car alternator disconnect...

Think, how does your car alternator disconnect itself from the battery when the engine is not running.
??


Diodes.----:D-----( ie. one way valves for electricity. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 23:03
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By COLVERT
Very much cheaper.--;)

Very much cheaper.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 22:59
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
It's the pulley bearings.---:D

It's the pulley bearings.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 22:54
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By COLVERT
A man from Wales wouldn't like the fact there...

A man from Wales wouldn't like the fact there were no leeks.---;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 22:46
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By COLVERT
Careful not to injure yourself when giving...

Careful not to injure yourself when giving yourself such a hardy pat on the back.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 22:40
Replies: 132
Views: 270,051
Posted By COLVERT
Don't we all.----:D:D:D

Don't we all.----:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2022, 10:34
Replies: 298
Views: 11,565
Posted By COLVERT
Not just Dick Turpin guilty of day-light robbery...

Not just Dick Turpin guilty of day-light robbery then.----:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd April 2022, 10:12
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By COLVERT
The OP has made a poor diagnosis I reckon Simon. ...

The OP has made a poor diagnosis I reckon Simon.
Nothing to do with the alternator.---It's the belt idler/tensioner pulley.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2022, 18:46
Replies: 21
Views: 1,321
Posted By COLVERT
Should have changed that pump.--It did give you a...

Should have changed that pump.--It did give you a warning .---:shrug:

Things ignored do tend to cause all sorts of problems as you have now found out.

Hence the saying-------A stitch in time...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2022, 23:22
Replies: 108
Views: 4,686
Posted By COLVERT
So, how much a litre is it now ???---:shrug:

So, how much a litre is it now ???---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2022, 23:05
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By COLVERT
I think you will find all you need to know...

I think you will find all you need to know here-----
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2022, 22:22
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
Mostly the pads move back a very small amount by...

Mostly the pads move back a very small amount by disc wobble caused by a very minute fraction of movement in the wheel bearings. There are no return springs and as you say those short flat springs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2022, 14:24
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
When in use the pads are lightly touching the...

When in use the pads are lightly touching the discs.---It would be impossible for them to twist. Virtually zero clearance.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th March 2022, 22:34
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By COLVERT
I might be wrong but I feel I read somewhere that...

I might be wrong but I feel I read somewhere that if you agree to a slight increase in premium they will guarantee to return your car to you.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 22:28
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By COLVERT
And, perhaps , after welding too to seal...

And, perhaps , after welding too to seal everything up against corrosion.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 22:25
Replies: 46
Views: 2,285
Posted By COLVERT
Well done Hector. That's what this forum is all...

Well done Hector. That's what this forum is all about. DIY and saving money while learning about how things work. The wire bypass is probably better than the original item but ,maybe, more expensive...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 22:20
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By COLVERT
Not really NORMAL Harry.---On a vehicle not used...

Not really NORMAL Harry.---On a vehicle not used often the disc can start to rust. This can make a part of the disc abrasive and will wear the pad material away and the rust will not polish off. As...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 22:08
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By COLVERT
Actually easy to do with a length of studding and...

Actually easy to do with a length of studding and some appropriate size washers.---( Plus nuts. )---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 22:02
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By COLVERT
You'll just have to hum that Morecambe and Wise...

You'll just have to hum that Morecambe and Wise ditty---------( Give me sunshine with your smile.---:D:D:D---)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 21:57
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By COLVERT
Trace the fuses and remove and reconnect them a...

Trace the fuses and remove and reconnect them a couple of times. You have an iffy electrical connection for those items.--:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 21:51
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By COLVERT
Nice of you to come back a let us know the...

Nice of you to come back a let us know the result. Lots of folk just don't bother.---:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2022, 21:49
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By COLVERT
I agree with your opinion. ( We all have them. )...

I agree with your opinion. ( We all have them. ) However, perhaps, an assumption with nothing specific to support it.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2022, 21:44
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By COLVERT
Got you. Have another think about my post and why...

Got you. Have another think about my post and why I said it might be too technical.





PS. I changed your wok for you.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2022, 21:40
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By COLVERT
It wasn't intended to be relevant.---:p: ...

It wasn't intended to be relevant.---:p:

Anyhow; give me a quote from the past or are you rumour mongering ??

Thought better of you than that.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2022, 21:29
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By COLVERT
Could simply be a spelling mistake.---:shrug:

Could simply be a spelling mistake.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2022, 21:22
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
100% fit. Everything in great working order. Even...

100% fit. Everything in great working order. Even the thing that men get when they wake up first thing in the morning.---:eek:
Can't even compare illnesses with other folk as I never get...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 22:33
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By COLVERT
Now don't you dare use that on mss.-------:D

Now don't you dare use that on mss.-------:D
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 22:29
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By COLVERT
Advisories are recommendations to replace worn...

Advisories are recommendations to replace worn but not immediately dangerous items.
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 22:25
Replies: 226
Views: 8,972
Posted By COLVERT
Trouble is the energy Russia supplies to Europe....

Trouble is the energy Russia supplies to Europe. ( Exports. ) He could shut the place down if he felt like it.----:shrug: He earns Billions of £sssssssssssss
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 22:14
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By COLVERT
An unfounded assumption.---( I'm one of his many...

An unfounded assumption.---( I'm one of his many supporters. :cool: )
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 22:12
Replies: 36
Views: 1,677
Posted By COLVERT
Tell that to Rolf Harris.---( Jimmy Sa-vile-)...

Tell that to Rolf Harris.---( Jimmy Sa-vile-) etc.----------------:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2022, 22:01
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By COLVERT
No answers ???----Maybe too...

No answers ???----Maybe too technical.--:shrug:--:D
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2022, 21:59
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By COLVERT
The world is full of assumptions.-- Practically...

The world is full of assumptions.-- Practically unavoidable.

Putin will never invade Ukraine.--:D

Most folk don't go around--Well Insulated.---;)-Stick your fingers in a mains socket if you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2022, 21:42
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By COLVERT
Seems like you need a new UBP.--;)

Seems like you need a new UBP.--;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2022, 23:04
Replies: 23
Views: 2,339
Posted By COLVERT
However----------------The pressure differential...

However----------------The pressure differential could vary according to the engine speed.---:shrug:


When the engine is switched off the oil pressure vanishes but the coolant pressure drop is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2022, 22:58
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By COLVERT
Ring a ding ding.---- Have a job getting...

Ring a ding ding.----


Have a job getting DC current out of that.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2022, 22:39
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By COLVERT
I didn't mention that as I though it was well...

I didn't mention that as I though it was well known.--;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2022, 22:35
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By COLVERT
I believe the OP said the drivers door will lock...

I believe the OP said the drivers door will lock and unlock so the motors seem to be working.===:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:57
Replies: 32
Views: 1,076
Posted By COLVERT
It's voltage that kills not current. If you...

It's voltage that kills not current.

If you wet the plates you'll short out the trap and maybe blow some fuses.--:eek::eek::eek:

You can quite safely touch both terminals of your car battery at...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:38
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
I did the engineering and setting out of the...

I did the engineering and setting out of the roads and kerbs and drainage at both ends of that bridge :D:D:D

In December and January.---It was COLD.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:29
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By COLVERT
Yes !!!---A very, very bad idea. The injectors...

Yes !!!---A very, very bad idea. The injectors run at very very high pressure.---The diesel can penetrate your skin and kill you.---:eek::eek::eek:


DON'T try it.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:25
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Car breakers ???---:shrug:

Car breakers ???---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:21
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By COLVERT
It's the fuel tank pump.-------------:eek:

It's the fuel tank pump.-------------:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 22:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By COLVERT
Won't help as there's no gas.----:duh:

Won't help as there's no gas.----:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 21:58
Replies: 5
Views: 394
Posted By COLVERT
Pity you didn't find this forum first as you...

Pity you didn't find this forum first as you could have saved the cost of all of those items as virtually none of them were needed.---:eek:

You will get ALL the info on here so stick with us.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 21:53
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By COLVERT
Armature brushes ????????---;););)

Armature brushes ????????---;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2022, 21:51
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By COLVERT
Alternator brushes more likely than anything...

Alternator brushes more likely than anything else.---If so, they need to be changed ASAP before they damage the slip rings by arcing and destroying the rings.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2022, 19:01
Replies: 23
Views: 2,339
Posted By COLVERT
Oil cooler failure.-----;) Providing the...

Oil cooler failure.-----;)

Providing the engine has suffered no damage then easy to fix.

Best place to check first.---Engine change---last resort.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2022, 11:41
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By COLVERT
Sponge !!!!! No, No, No not on that...

Sponge !!!!!

No, No, No not on that grit.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 22:17
Replies: 165,247
Views: 7,278,457
Posted By COLVERT
I had Covid a few weeks ago. My test came back...

I had Covid a few weeks ago. My test came back positive but I was told I was no longer infectious.---:shrug:

As in Britain masks no longer compulsory here in France from today.

Went to the...
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 22:01
Replies: 226
Views: 8,972
Posted By COLVERT
Does the international crimes committee have any...

Does the international crimes committee have any power???

They have just ordered Russia to cease their invasion of the Ukraine and to remove their armed forces back to their own country.

Is the...
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 21:49
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By COLVERT
It was so thick over here in France it was...

It was so thick over here in France it was impossible to look out through the car windows.---:eek:


All the cars in the local super market car park were the same colour.---:smilie_re: That way to...
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 21:45
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By COLVERT
The title to this thread.----100%...

The title to this thread.----100% accurate.-:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 21:24
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By COLVERT
Reading all of this makes me really glad to have ...

Reading all of this makes me really glad to have
moved to France to live.---Big country with lots of land.--I could easily park 50 cars in my garden.--:eek::eek::eek:

Painting the garden wall (...
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2022, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By COLVERT
Brilliant bit of workmanship----However if the...

Brilliant bit of workmanship----However if the battery has ceased being used because the plates had hard sulphated up then it might take a small charge but would never be like a new battery.

To...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2022, 20:51
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By COLVERT
Come back Nicky.---Have you fixed your problem ??

Come back Nicky.---Have you fixed your problem ??
Forum: Social Forum 15th March 2022, 13:04
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By COLVERT
Taking a leaf out of Putin's book.---;) ...

Taking a leaf out of Putin's book.---;)




It wasn't me Guv, Honest.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 12:53
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By COLVERT
Was it hard on the back due to the obviously worn...

Was it hard on the back due to the obviously worn out components ??

Just fitting new standard items might cure the problems.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 12:47
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
You could, maybe, disconnect the line in the...

You could, maybe, disconnect the line in the middle and just bleed the bottom half to clear any rubbish out of it.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 12:42
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
You say the pedal goes down quite a way before...

You say the pedal goes down quite a way before anything happens.--This indicates low fluid level in the master cylinder.---You only pump in a small amount so as not to make it over flow.--About one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 12:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
Probably a fail safe.--Arctic will know.

Probably a fail safe.--Arctic will know.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2022, 12:31
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By COLVERT
Starter solenoid maybe worn contacts. Or...

Starter solenoid maybe worn contacts.

Or small wire to the starter moor which gets a signal from the ECU to spin the motor. Slide the contact on and off a couple of times to aid contact.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2022, 23:39
Replies: 21
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
Fan brushes, maybe ??

Fan brushes, maybe ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2022, 23:33
Replies: 452
Views: 471,147
Posted By COLVERT
This thread is really an information thread. ...

This thread is really an information thread. Questions like your's should go in the tech help thread.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2022, 23:24
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By COLVERT
The line comes apart at about half way down the...

The line comes apart at about half way down the line.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2022, 23:16
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
MORE LIKELY THE LINKAGE TO THE BOX NEEDS...

MORE LIKELY THE LINKAGE TO THE BOX NEEDS CHECKING.--THE SYNCRO RARELY GOES ON THESE GEAR BOXES.

( Sorry, Caps Lock was on. )


Bleeding the clutch might help.--There's also some info on the...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2022, 14:23
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By COLVERT
Makes sense with the dashes between words. Needed...

Makes sense with the dashes between words. Needed by the OP.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2022, 11:56
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By COLVERT
The title to your post makes no sense at...

The title to your post makes no sense at all.---:shrug::shrug::shrug:


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