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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2022, 15:09
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Les4048
Base V8 territory, probably this value because of...

Base V8 territory, probably this value because of the scratched front bumper :D:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th February 2022, 08:24
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By Les4048
Point him in my direction to buy the ZT-T Bob :D

Point him in my direction to buy the ZT-T Bob :D
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2022, 00:10
Replies: 23
Views: 673
Posted By Les4048
Sheíll be Queen Consort not the Queen

Sheíll be Queen Consort not the Queen
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2021, 16:43
Replies: 182
Views: 17,404
Posted By Les4048
Just read the sad news on Facebook, so sorry for...

Just read the sad news on Facebook, so sorry for your loss Andy
Forum: V8 Forum 20th August 2021, 05:23
Replies: 4
Views: 922
Posted By Les4048
I believe itís a roll pin that breaks and causes...

I believe itís a roll pin that breaks and causes a problem, not saying this is whatís happening to yours but it does happen. As mentioned do not try and remove the gearbox on its own. One method I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2021, 23:39
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Les4048
My car which is a 51 reg has headlight washers...

My car which is a 51 reg has headlight washers but theyíre halogen
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 21:10
Replies: 38
Views: 1,232
Posted By Les4048
Not a problem as I was actually sceptical too...

Not a problem as I was actually sceptical too until a friend gave me a loan of a pair and when I walked over where a water pipe was they swung together and then apart again as you walked away from it
Forum: Social Forum 3rd August 2021, 13:38
Replies: 38
Views: 1,232
Posted By Les4048
Why lol? It actually works and it shocked me when...

Why lol? It actually works and it shocked me when I tried it over a water pipe they came together
Forum: Social Forum 25th July 2021, 19:10
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday Gary

Happy birthday Gary
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2021, 22:12
Replies: 22
Views: 2,071
Posted By Les4048
Flipping heck Mike, hope everything works out ok....

Flipping heck Mike, hope everything works out ok. Just stay safe
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 19th July 2021, 19:13
Replies: 39
Views: 7,268
Posted By Les4048
Iíd to pay a deposit which the people refused to...

Iíd to pay a deposit which the people refused to refund so I said Iíd use it at some point. He phoned yesterday asking if I was booking in !! Told him there are no meets yet but he wasnít caring....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2021, 10:47
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By Les4048
The ratio of the liquid left would indicate all...

The ratio of the liquid left would indicate all the ethanol has been removed
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2021, 05:37
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By Les4048
Itís not only supermarkets that are at it. The...

Itís not only supermarkets that are at it. The Esso app on smart phones does the same. Iíve not noticed how long it takes to sort itself out but itís £100 every time you pay
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st July 2021, 21:56
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Les4048
Congratulations, good to hear another Tourer is...

Congratulations, good to hear another Tourer is being cared for
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2021, 05:10
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday Simon

Happy birthday Simon
Forum: V8 Forum 29th June 2021, 18:50
Replies: 12
Views: 1,906
Posted By Les4048
Thanks Tim, forgot about supercharger :duh:

Thanks Tim, forgot about supercharger :duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2021, 07:21
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,063
Posted By Les4048
Pop in any time Gary

Pop in any time Gary
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 20:22
Replies: 13,647
Views: 1,425,063
Posted By Les4048
Got the V8 back on all four wheels and went for a...

Got the V8 back on all four wheels and went for a run

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/2015160d8cfb5a7c86.jpg
Forum: Social Forum 23rd June 2021, 05:47
Replies: 14
Views: 1,159
Posted By Les4048
Iíve spoke to a few of my customers and they say...

Iíve spoke to a few of my customers and they say itís a brilliant show as itís shown the stark realities of farming. Most of one crop eaten resulting in thousands of pounds lost and nothing you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 19:03
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Les4048
Must try harder :D

Must try harder :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd June 2021, 07:31
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By Les4048
My two 75ís together

Must try and get both of these sorted out this year if I get time


https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/2015160d182dad672f.jpg
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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 20:28
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Les4048
Live on my own Richard so not a problem. I even...

Live on my own Richard so not a problem. I even sprayed the inside of the bumper with a rattle can in the house :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 13:40
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
Spot on Gary, worked a treat. Thank you very much

Spot on Gary, worked a treat. Thank you very much
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2021, 13:38
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Les4048
Big clean up on V8

Spent a few days sorting out the mess behind the bumper

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/2015160d0871439c30.jpgh
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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 20:08
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
Well Iíve downloaded an app that converts image...

Well Iíve downloaded an app that converts image files to jpeg, Iíve reduced all pictures and now theyíre at 2.2mb and still get the message ďimage not a fileĒ. I give up so Iíll stick to Facebook for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
I only use iPad and iPhone, donít possess a...

I only use iPad and iPhone, donít possess a computer
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 17:23
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
Theyíre reduced to 800x600 but Iíve seen much...

Theyíre reduced to 800x600 but Iíve seen much larger being posted and as you state it does discourage people as even I give up with such postings. Itís not the size that seems to be the problem as it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2021, 17:21
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
I downloaded a resize app and even at 800x600...

I downloaded a resize app and even at 800x600 which was perfect before wonít upload as itís not an image. I wonder if Apple have changed the file format in one of their updates and itís no longer a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th June 2021, 06:52
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
Uploaded file not an image

Iíve been trying to upload images and get ďUploaded file not an imageĒ never had a problem before so I canít understand why itís not uploading. Image is JPEG between 2.5 and 3.7mb and Iím using an...
Forum: Social Forum 18th June 2021, 06:11
Replies: 14
Views: 685
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday David

Happy birthday David
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th June 2021, 19:26
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By Les4048
Watched loads of his videos, always informative...

Watched loads of his videos, always informative and well presented
Forum: V8 Forum 16th June 2021, 21:16
Replies: 12
Views: 1,906
Posted By Les4048
Itís under no real strain as it only drives water...

Itís under no real strain as it only drives water pump, alternator and air con compressor. Youíd be stranded if it broke though so for the few minutes it takes to change it itís worth doing. Size of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2021, 05:44
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By Les4048
All three of my cars have them and I wouldnít be...

All three of my cars have them and I wouldnít be without them. The V8 didnít have one but I got one made especially
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2021, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By Les4048
Looking fantastic Rick

Looking fantastic Rick
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2021, 19:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,154
Posted By Les4048
My neighbourís two children have joke books and...

My neighbourís two children have joke books and always tell me a new joke every time I see them, theyíre aged only six and eight. They also have books they use to spot items on a car journey and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2021, 08:53
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By Les4048
Enjoy the meet guys

Enjoy the meet guys
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 10th May 2021, 19:10
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Les4048
Now thereís an idea :D

Now thereís an idea :D
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 10th May 2021, 19:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Les4048
Confused myself :D

Confused myself :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th May 2021, 21:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,671
Posted By Les4048
Can I order an amber set for cruise and audio...

Can I order an amber set for cruise and audio please Rick
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th April 2021, 12:57
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By Les4048
Some arty attempts

Went to a local beach at Kingston to see the sunrise but it was cloudy so took some pictures of Celeste instead

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/20151607d6ea998e9c.jpg
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Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 19th April 2021, 12:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By Les4048
Celeste on Boat O Brig

Sheís got her third name change :shrug: from OPL to Olive now Celeste :D


https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/20151607d6e70719b4.jpg
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Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 21:01
Replies: 82
Views: 4,932
Posted By Les4048
Man was a legend and I often wonder if he liked...

Man was a legend and I often wonder if he liked putting his foot in things at times, I suspect heíd a good laugh about it
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2021, 05:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By Les4048
Yes, I have too and a few of my friends have...

Yes, I have too and a few of my friends have ordered it. Looking at comments on Facebook and their site it isnít long lasting and needs topped up but looks very easy to do so it wouldnít be a problem...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 20:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By Les4048
Thereís ingredients removed from many paints to...

Thereís ingredients removed from many paints to make it more environmentally friendly but utterly useless for its intended use
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 16:04
Replies: 51
Views: 5,692
Posted By Les4048
Rear wheel drive cars love snow and ice when...

Rear wheel drive cars love snow and ice when fitted with the correct tyres for the weather and I should know as I owned a BMW 335d in the winters of 2009 and 2010. The car was unstoppable and passed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 08:31
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Les4048
Iím sure Matt and Scott could probably sort out...

Iím sure Matt and Scott could probably sort out something as theyíre both very helpful guys
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2021, 08:30
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Les4048
Iíd be more than willing to help with a few quid...

Iíd be more than willing to help with a few quid donated through PayPal
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 18th March 2021, 19:13
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Les4048
Thanks Paul but definitely going to leave it...

Thanks Paul but definitely going to leave it original as I use Google Maps on my smartphone for navigation
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 18th March 2021, 18:20
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Les4048
Thatís what I suspected so Iíll leave it how it...

Thatís what I suspected so Iíll leave it how it is. The car is totally original so would be a shame to spoil it
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 18th March 2021, 17:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,046
Posted By Les4048
Low Line to High Line

My latest car a 75 saloon has Low-Line unit with Harman Kardon sound system. Is it easy to upgrade to High-Line ?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 21:44
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By Les4048
PHD info

Can someone please point me to the excellent info Reebs posted about PHD. Searched everywhere and I canít find it. Thanks in advance
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 19:15
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By Les4048
Happy anniversary guys, hope youíve had a...

Happy anniversary guys, hope youíve had a fantastic day
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 05:57
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Les4048
My free car

Iíve just been given a 75 V6 Connie SE Auto with personal line interior. Itís been in the same family since new and was passed to the daughter five years ago but original owner wanted a good home for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2021, 08:50
Replies: 42
Views: 3,935
Posted By Les4048
Without the E mark you can fit anything as...

Without the E mark you can fit anything as theyíve not been type approved but you can only fit what was tested in the E marked lamp. Practical Classics magazine did the article and Iíve still a...
Forum: Social Forum 6th January 2021, 04:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By Les4048
So are the results next day, A96 between Elgin...

So are the results next day, A96 between Elgin and Lhanbryde was as busy as any other day. Same when we in Moray went into tier four from one on Boxing Day, all shops open and everyone going about...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2020, 06:47
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Les4048
Iím in no way defending the pigs at the trough...

Iím in no way defending the pigs at the trough but I see so many experts at running the country or at least by their comments theyíre perfectly qualified to do it so I say give it a go. Why donít...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 19:15
Replies: 32
Views: 2,508
Posted By Les4048
Perhaps if everyone used their hard fought for...

Perhaps if everyone used their hard fought for vote weíd not be in the mess we are now. Everyone has a vote and everyone should use it
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2020, 06:55
Replies: 35
Views: 2,747
Posted By Les4048
Take care Debs and hopefully a speedy recovery

Take care Debs and hopefully a speedy recovery
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2020, 06:03
Replies: 26
Views: 2,868
Posted By Les4048
I posted a memory from Facebook about the NEC...

I posted a memory from Facebook about the NEC last year and the OC got a mention and not in a good way. Iíve never ever had a problem on here and I look in every day as itís an interesting forum. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2020, 06:00
Replies: 26
Views: 2,868
Posted By Les4048
Absolutely and any time I mention something from...

Absolutely and any time I mention something from here in my groups I give credit to the OC
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2020, 19:29
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By Les4048
Just make the best of each day you live as itís...

Just make the best of each day you live as itís all you have, no one is promised a tomorrow
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2020, 19:59
Replies: 23
Views: 1,360
Posted By Les4048
I had one and wouldnít have one again. I used to...

I had one and wouldnít have one again. I used to use an app and submit my meter readings and paid that amount every month by direct debit. After the smart meter went in my bills doubled, Iíve moved...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2020, 19:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,621
Posted By Les4048
Canít save them all Iím afraid and theyíre hardly...

Canít save them all Iím afraid and theyíre hardly at the top of the desirability list of most people
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2020, 05:43
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Les4048
His picture info is definitely the go to for any...

His picture info is definitely the go to for any jobs, so weíll done on taking the time to reinstate the pictures
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2020, 05:33
Replies: 19
Views: 985
Posted By Les4048
It was trialled between 1968 and 1971 when the...

It was trialled between 1968 and 1971 when the clocks were not put back but apparently research couldnít find any advantage
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2020, 07:21
Replies: 54
Views: 4,512
Posted By Les4048
I feel for you and itís a position a lot of...

I feel for you and itís a position a lot of people will be in with the way things are going with jobs and finances
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2020, 19:18
Replies: 46
Views: 3,517
Posted By Les4048
Canít wait for Andrew Neilís new news channel...

Canít wait for Andrew Neilís new news channel starting. Fed up with mainstream media with the presenterís opinion influencing the programme.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2020, 22:17
Replies: 36
Views: 3,550
Posted By Les4048
A 2001 Moonstone V6 Tourer should make around...

A 2001 Moonstone V6 Tourer should make around £10K in a few years time and a red MG ZT-T V8 supercharged should be around £50K :getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2020, 19:28
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By Les4048
I actually never knew that

I actually never knew that
Forum: Social Forum 26th September 2020, 07:19
Replies: 77
Views: 3,837
Posted By Les4048
Couldnít really be bothered reading all the...

Couldnít really be bothered reading all the comments but did laugh at the app tracking your every move for a reason not to do it :duh: what do you think location services on your phone is already...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2020, 04:59
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Les4048
I have a car which is rarely used and thatís my...

I have a car which is rarely used and thatís my choice but itís stored properly in a Carcoon and itís now better than the day I bought it so storing a car properly actually preserves it not harms it
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2020, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By Les4048
Absolutely, why take off the head and not do the...

Absolutely, why take off the head and not do the next stage lap in the valves
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd September 2020, 04:48
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By Les4048
Iím not surprised but what does surprise me is...

Iím not surprised but what does surprise me is the amount of outdoor meets still happening down south that I see pictures of on Facebook as everything up here has been cancelled. John Deere has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th September 2020, 07:08
Replies: 29
Views: 2,246
Posted By Les4048
Iím happy with my ZT-T 400 in Solar red and my V6...

Iím happy with my ZT-T 400 in Solar red and my V6 75 Tourer in Moonstone, only thing Iíd change is I wish they were auto but other than that delighted with them as both are top of the range
Forum: Social Forum 1st September 2020, 20:16
Replies: 16
Views: 1,264
Posted By Les4048
I stay near Elgin in Moray and itís a beautiful...

I stay near Elgin in Moray and itís a beautiful area with a nice climate, well most of the time :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2020, 04:50
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Les4048
Perhaps this will explain it ...

Perhaps this will explain it

https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/questions/36501/what-is-the-purpose-of-the-rubber-cup-in-the-master-clutch-reservoir
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2020, 06:51
Replies: 30
Views: 3,726
Posted By Les4048
Subscribed this morning, following with interest

Subscribed this morning, following with interest
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2020, 05:14
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Les4048
Following as I only use Apple devices

Following as I only use Apple devices
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2020, 05:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By Les4048
Copper pipes will last for years but in my eyes...

Copper pipes will last for years but in my eyes they just look wrong and a half hearted attempt at doing a job properly
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2020, 05:32
Replies: 15
Views: 1,408
Posted By Les4048
I do, and I slow down and give people a smile and...

I do, and I slow down and give people a smile and a wave as I pass them
Forum: V8 Forum 5th August 2020, 15:19
Replies: 13
Views: 3,179
Posted By Les4048
Agreed, love a big diesel starting or even better...

Agreed, love a big diesel starting or even better a tractor puller on full chat, hereís the one our service manager owns

https://youtu.be/1d6_Fk8Nog0
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2020, 20:38
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Les4048
Iíll be attending a show in Buckie at the end of...

Iíll be attending a show in Buckie at the end of August
Forum: V8 Forum 1st August 2020, 22:21
Replies: 1
Views: 1,068
Posted By Les4048
First run of the year

A little tour around some local beauty spots

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/201515f25dc423bc47.jpg
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Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2020, 06:37
Replies: 86
Views: 5,518
Posted By Les4048
Not if it conforms to the standard as the valve...

Not if it conforms to the standard as the valve is filtered
Forum: Social Forum 28th July 2020, 06:36
Replies: 86
Views: 5,518
Posted By Les4048
Iíve become addicted to it too for some reason :D

Iíve become addicted to it too for some reason :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th July 2020, 17:07
Replies: 64
Views: 7,615
Posted By Les4048
What good would it do members if we did know what...

What good would it do members if we did know what is happening in the background. Personally Iíd say itís between whoever is discussing it and others knowing the ins and outs will only cause further...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2020, 14:44
Replies: 64
Views: 7,615
Posted By Les4048
Oh and if you’re reading this Brian I mentioned...

Oh and if you’re reading this Brian I mentioned your usual comment about the 260 being a kit car on another forum but it didn’t go down well :D. People really need to chill :D:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2020, 14:43
Replies: 64
Views: 7,615
Posted By Les4048
Never required his expertise but it never stopped...

Never required his expertise but it never stopped me reading all the info he shared on here. I was honestly in awe of his knowledge
Forum: Photography Corner 5th July 2020, 06:16
Replies: 6
Views: 1,242
Posted By Les4048
Happy woof birthday Tiddy

Happy woof birthday Tiddy
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2020, 06:15
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Les4048
If youíre on Facebook and in a group for your...

If youíre on Facebook and in a group for your local area someone usually knows the mobile number for the Hermes driver, seen it often in my local group
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd July 2020, 19:47
Replies: 29
Views: 3,565
Posted By Les4048
Thereís a warning for all V8 ownerís check front...

Thereís a warning for all V8 ownerís check front struts regularly and the rear subframe too
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd July 2020, 04:53
Replies: 29
Views: 3,565
Posted By Les4048
Just the original springs cleaned up Brian,...

Just the original springs cleaned up Brian, theyíre in surprisingly great condition, even the white writing on them is still visible
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2020, 18:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday Simon

Happy birthday Simon
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th June 2020, 18:53
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Les4048
If itís showing like that thereís a lot of...

If itís showing like that thereís a lot of trouble below the surface
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 29th June 2020, 05:01
Replies: 11
Views: 2,075
Posted By Les4048
My girlfriend had it and nearly died from it, she...

My girlfriend had it and nearly died from it, she had to be monitored 24/7 for three days and seeing as she stays at the other end of the country I canít see her. Forty seven people in one day died...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 28th June 2020, 06:14
Replies: 52
Views: 9,516
Posted By Les4048
There was a rumour this may happen in September,...

There was a rumour this may happen in September, any news yet as I have a B&B booked and not sure what to do.
Forum: V8 Forum 27th June 2020, 05:14
Replies: 13
Views: 3,179
Posted By Les4048
The video was made for someone on Facebook who...

The video was made for someone on Facebook who wanted to hear the sound of a V8 so really donít know what you expected to happen other than a V8 starting. If you find watching paint dry more exciting...
Forum: V8 Forum 22nd June 2020, 18:24
Replies: 13
Views: 3,179
Posted By Les4048
342 start up

342 starting and heading off for mot and thankfully it passed

https://youtu.be/hV_3iZoUnbU
Forum: Social Forum 19th June 2020, 05:25
Replies: 19
Views: 1,215
Posted By Les4048
Iíve never had a problem with BT and been with...

Iíve never had a problem with BT and been with them for many years. Why are you phoning about TV packages? It can all be done online or through the app. Iíve adjusted my tv and mobile package several...
Forum: Social Forum 14th June 2020, 06:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Les4048
OP, perhaps your good lady has the correct...

OP, perhaps your good lady has the correct approach to wine

https://www.scienceabc.com/eyeopeners/wine-really-age-better-age.html
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th June 2020, 06:44
Replies: 43
Views: 4,457
Posted By Les4048
Never rated them, in fact I thought they were...

Never rated them, in fact I thought they were rubbish until a change in my life made me consider getting rid of my BMW 335d SE because of the depreciation. I just happened on my Rover 75 and it was a...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2020, 07:09
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday David

Happy birthday David
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th June 2020, 19:41
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By Les4048
Upload to gallery first then copy the code and...

Upload to gallery first then copy the code and paste in to your post. Took a while for me to work out after Reebs gave me instructions
Forum: Social Forum 8th June 2020, 19:39
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday Jan, hope youíve a lovely day

Happy birthday Jan, hope youíve a lovely day
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2020, 04:47
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By Les4048
I bought a pair direct from Tom just in case I...

I bought a pair direct from Tom just in case I ever need in the future and the work is first class and I have no hesitation in recommending them
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th June 2020, 15:52
Replies: 231
Views: 28,181
Posted By Les4048
Never read such a load of rubbish, the 75 is one...

Never read such a load of rubbish, the 75 is one of the best cars Iíve owned and Iíve no plans to get rid of my Y reg Tourer and itís less trouble than many newer cars
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st June 2020, 21:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,634
Posted By Les4048
I was going to say that too :D

I was going to say that too :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2020, 16:55
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Les4048
If unmarked put back on roll :eek::eek:::D:D

If unmarked put back on roll :eek::eek:::D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2020, 15:31
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By Les4048
Toilet roll

A friend of mine posted on Facebook today how proud he was just finishing the large pack of toilet roll he bought but I hit him with Iíd just finished my one roll from my pack the other day :D:D:D...
Forum: V8 Forum 29th May 2020, 10:16
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Les4048
No Brian, 8.8 plated the same that came out but I...

No Brian, 8.8 plated the same that came out but I did wax coat them
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 21:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By Les4048
Was hoping to press the thanks button to...

Was hoping to press the thanks button to individuals but Iíve ran out lol so thank you everyone. Iíd a brilliant day spent under the MG and on FaceTime with my Carole
Forum: Social Forum 26th May 2020, 21:40
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By Les4048
Happy birthday Mark. Hope youíd a good one

Happy birthday Mark. Hope youíd a good one
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2020, 08:41
Replies: 41
Views: 4,890
Posted By Les4048
I know of the admiring glance you mention, they...

I know of the admiring glance you mention, they really are a beautifully crafted car, dare I say perfect
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2020, 21:40
Replies: 41
Views: 4,890
Posted By Les4048
I can beat that, eleven years with my Citroen BX...

I can beat that, eleven years with my Citroen BX DTR, only car I ever regret selling
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2020, 21:39
Replies: 41
Views: 4,890
Posted By Les4048
Iím only one behind you :D

Iím only one behind you :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2020, 21:35
Replies: 41
Views: 4,890
Posted By Les4048
I kept one for too long, aye a wife that up is :D...

I kept one for too long, aye a wife that up is :D cost me an absolute fortune to get rid of :D:eek::getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd May 2020, 21:19
Replies: 41
Views: 4,890
Posted By Les4048
For me nothing out there compares

Just love everything about this car and thatís coming from someone who said heíd never buy one :getmecoat:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/201515ec832716c205.jpg...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd May 2020, 13:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,791
Posted By Les4048
Thereís a young lass I work with and she has no...

Thereís a young lass I work with and she has no landline only a 4G router. She uses it for Netflix etc but no idea of the cost but what youíre proposing can certainly be done. In fact Iím considering...
Forum: V8 Forum 22nd May 2020, 05:15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Les4048
Remember to check the runout on the hub prior to...

Remember to check the runout on the hub prior to fitting the disc, this makes sure your starting point is correct. Something I didnít do until Julian pointed me in that direction, obvious when you...
Forum: V8 Forum 21st May 2020, 22:16
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Les4048
I think thatís whatís been happening before as it...

I think thatís whatís been happening before as it took ages to get the hubs spotless but felt good when you actually see the results
Forum: V8 Forum 21st May 2020, 21:15
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Les4048
Yes I was Andy. Julian Anderson mentioned he did...

Yes I was Andy. Julian Anderson mentioned he did it. I must admit itís something Iíve never done before when changing discs but was shocked at how far out it was even after cleaning the hub. It was...
Forum: V8 Forum 21st May 2020, 20:55
Replies: 15
Views: 2,626
Posted By Les4048
342 going back together

I got the struts blasted and painted now itís all going back together

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/201515ec6db9e5d787.jpg
...
Forum: Social Forum 21st May 2020, 08:52
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By Les4048
Thanks Mark, I checked the Rover the other day...

Thanks Mark, I checked the Rover the other day and was still showing 27/05/20 but checked just now and itís November
Forum: Social Forum 20th May 2020, 17:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By Les4048
Do you have to apply for an extension Mark?

Do you have to apply for an extension Mark?
Forum: Social Forum 18th May 2020, 05:14
Replies: 8
Views: 3,268
Posted By Les4048
Itís the petrol filler cap

Itís the petrol filler cap
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2020, 13:51
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By Les4048
I ordered a pair from him too just in case I need...

I ordered a pair from him too just in case I need in the future. Excellent service and communication from Tom
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2020, 10:32
Replies: 27
Views: 3,569
Posted By Les4048
I agree with everything Brian apart from your...

I agree with everything Brian apart from your first comment, maybe not the price of paint but certainly the quality of it which normally would be reflected in the price so paint cost is a factor in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2020, 10:25
Replies: 27
Views: 3,569
Posted By Les4048
Thankfully someone who doesnít think itís a cheap...

Thankfully someone who doesnít think itís a cheap substitute for a paint job. I saw an older BMW at a show recently which I thought was painted in the new frozen paint which I think looks awful but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2020, 17:11
Replies: 27
Views: 3,569
Posted By Les4048
Popular fallacy, a proper wrap will cost thousands

Popular fallacy, a proper wrap will cost thousands
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2020, 17:10
Replies: 27
Views: 3,569
Posted By Les4048
The paint for mine cost double that Steve

The paint for mine cost double that Steve
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2020, 13:33
Replies: 40
Views: 5,858
Posted By Les4048
That would be brilliant Gary thank you. Let me...

That would be brilliant Gary thank you. Let me know how much you want for it. If youíre passing Elgin for shopping Iím still working although on holiday next week. Thanks again
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2020, 20:20
Replies: 40
Views: 5,858
Posted By Les4048
My 75 is apart from the WinCe radio which is...

My 75 is apart from the WinCe radio which is being changed back to the HighLine unit next week. When I changed it I left all the boxes in the boot so Iíve only to fit the head unit back in and itís...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2020, 05:11
Replies: 56
Views: 3,883
Posted By Les4048
Because I supply farmers with parts for their...

Because I supply farmers with parts for their machinery Iíve never stopped in fact there was two weekends where I was called out several times on both Sundays. Iím very fortunate as I live in an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2020, 08:34
Replies: 40
Views: 5,858
Posted By Les4048
Flipping heck a Jap spec Dorchester Red with...

Flipping heck a Jap spec Dorchester Red with personal line interior getting pulled apart on an enthusiastís forum :duh::duh: :shrug::getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2020, 06:56
Replies: 11
Views: 2,264
Posted By Les4048
Any motor factor making plates will have them. I...

Any motor factor making plates will have them. I get mine done at Dingbro in Elgin. Theyíre widely available
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2020, 07:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Les4048
I conducted my fatherís funeral ten years ago,...

I conducted my fatherís funeral ten years ago, full service at the funeral parlour but when Iíd to do motherís last month it was totally different. There was no service, just straight to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2020, 13:57
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By Les4048
One of my friends on Facebook invited me so both...

One of my friends on Facebook invited me so both cars submitted
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2020, 05:19
Replies: 31
Views: 3,669
Posted By Les4048
Another advocate for the clay mitt, so easy to...

Another advocate for the clay mitt, so easy to use compared with a lump of clay which Iíll guarantee youíll keep dropping and have to throw away
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2020, 05:16
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By Les4048
Surely the point would be heís hoping someone...

Surely the point would be heís hoping someone buys him a round :D:D:getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2020, 20:25
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By Les4048
I think Andy meant squeeze the ring and pull the...

I think Andy meant squeeze the ring and pull the pipe up out the the connector or at least thatís how Iím reading it and I suspect youíre pulling the connector up instead of the pipe
Forum: Factory Fit Highline & Lowline Navigation Systems 1st May 2020, 19:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,518
Posted By Les4048
I think it works with a BM24 too which is plug...

I think it works with a BM24 too which is plug and play when you fit the BM54 which has the dual tuner for TMC youíll need an adapter cable because pins are different if memory serves me correctly
Forum: V8 Forum 30th April 2020, 19:19
Replies: 30
Views: 5,854
Posted By Les4048
Rob, thereís a good friend of mine on Facebook...

Rob, thereís a good friend of mine on Facebook who could perhaps help with a badge for your car, his name is Byron Ewart Rowson and heís in a few of the Rover MG groups
Forum: V8 Forum 28th April 2020, 17:50
Replies: 30
Views: 5,854
Posted By Les4048
Rear brake disc is unique to these cars but...

Rear brake disc is unique to these cars but available from the TwoSixties Or DMGRS. The heater valve under front scuttle where the ECU lives in the FWD cars used to be exclusive to the TwoSixties too...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th April 2020, 16:50
Replies: 30
Views: 5,854
Posted By Les4048
Iíve no details on it Ian other than seeing it on...

Iíve no details on it Ian other than seeing it on Facebook and the guy asking what itís worth. As you state though itís a V8 and as long as items like front struts, rear subframe, heater valve and...
Forum: V8 Forum 28th April 2020, 14:32
Replies: 30
Views: 5,854
Posted By Les4048
I remember that

I remember that
Forum: V8 Forum 27th April 2020, 20:49
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Les4048
It has been know to happen :D not a lot though....

It has been know to happen :D not a lot though. Iíll spray it with silicone then stick the liner back in
Forum: V8 Forum 27th April 2020, 17:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,059
Posted By Les4048
Removed front arch liners

Decided to remove the arch liners with the intention of painting them but the car is n such good condition itíd be a shame to spoil the originality

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2020, 14:03
Replies: 23
Views: 3,180
Posted By Les4048
I bought a pair just in case I need in the...

I bought a pair just in case I need in the future. They arrived on Thursday and the quality is amazing. I’ve a friend up here who blasts and paints agricultural plant and I was at his place on Friday...
Forum: Social Forum 25th April 2020, 14:39
Replies: 53
Views: 3,924
Posted By Les4048
Painted the front door and garage side door but...

Painted the front door and garage side door but Iím not on lock down as far as work is concerned as Iím in a key industry. Iím on holiday for a few days, so first bit of time off in the last eighteen...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 25th April 2020, 14:35
Replies: 52
Views: 9,516
Posted By Les4048
I canít see it happening either as some of us...

I canít see it happening either as some of us have to travel and stay overnight. Things will be strict for a good while yet I fear mainly because of idiots not doing as theyíre supposed to be,...
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