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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th May 2022, 12:02
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
jack lowered some over night, I cant see a leak...

jack lowered some over night, I cant see a leak so not sure why it lowered. Probably not the thing to do to leave a car supported by a hydraulic jack. With use and time it may sort itself out as it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
Agree with you. macafee2

Agree with you.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 17:33
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
New version is only £74.39 with it seems, free...

New version is only £74.39 with it seems, free shipping.
https://www.sgs-engineering.com/tj3x-3-ton-trolley-jack

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2022, 16:36
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
jack has stayed up overnight and all day but when...

jack has stayed up overnight and all day but when lowered still seems to drop like a stone. I wonder if a thicker oil would help slow it down.

I will try to put the jack under a jacking pad of...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2022, 15:42
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By macafee2
what a poor unclear article. All I can think is...

what a poor unclear article.
All I can think is more noise

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2022, 12:36
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By macafee2
I think the innocent driver should be able to...

I think the innocent driver should be able to claim the increased costs from the 3rd party or their insurance. My wife had a ding in her car, not her fault but it made no difference to her renewal...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 23:30
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
By jove I think I've done it

Despite not being able to get any instructions or diagrams from SGS I think I have got my trolley jack SGS TJS3 working.

It was a bit, how do I take this apart? I was only stuck when it came to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2022, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By macafee2
is it a complete one piece unit? ...

is it a complete one piece unit?
https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID002001 item 14

I dont even think you can remove one from a scrap Tourer.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 23:04
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By macafee2
charge the battery again:eek: Is there not...

charge the battery again:eek:
Is there not another car to hand to use?
would the pump flatten the cars battery if the engine is not running?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 17:25
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By macafee2
why do you need to run the engine to pump up the...

why do you need to run the engine to pump up the tyres?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th May 2022, 13:05
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By macafee2
We flew Manchester to Doha, that was not too bad...

We flew Manchester to Doha, that was not too bad with a 3ish hour stop in Doha. Doha to Brisbane, oh that is long. First 8 hours "ok" watched a film and slept. the second half of the flight dragged...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2022, 08:15
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By macafee2
pump up the tyres, charge or change the battery,...

pump up the tyres, charge or change the battery, wash it.
see if the brakes are seized, see if it starts, check the advisory issues, make sure everything works as it should.

what makes you say...
Forum: Technology Forum 14th May 2022, 11:53
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
oh. Thanks for the heads up macafee2

oh. Thanks for the heads up

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 14th May 2022, 11:52
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
thank you but quite expensive for my needs. ...

thank you but quite expensive for my needs.

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 14th May 2022, 09:53
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
It looks like something that would work but I was...

It looks like something that would work but I was hoping for cheaper as I expect it will be a one time use and I dont expect I will be getting it back.

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 14th May 2022, 01:09
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
opps sorry I did not register that macafee2

opps sorry I did not register that

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 13th May 2022, 19:25
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
Thanks but that needs a 12v supply from the car....

Thanks but that needs a 12v supply from the car. I can only use double or treble A or some other form of standalone battery.

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 13th May 2022, 18:34
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
260? macafee2

260?

macafee2
Forum: Technology Forum 13th May 2022, 16:32
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By macafee2
small tracker

I am after a small tracker that can work off its own battery and be active for at least 5 days to a week. Also needs to be accurate with giving outs its location and be cheap.
Can a phone be used as...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 19:44
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By macafee2
That has been tried with illness (covid, flu,...

That has been tried with illness (covid, flu, cancer, heart attacks) but people came up with a way to prevent the deaths, we have famine but people ask for food, we have dirty water but people ask...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 18:02
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By macafee2
John, I did not even have to read much of your...

John,
I did not even have to read much of your post before I winced knowing what was coming and imagining the pain.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 17:42
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By macafee2
mentally just worn out

Life has mentally worn me out. I am getting to the point that just spending money I cant afford on just getting "jobs" done, is easier then trying to get things done at a reasonable cost.
Added to...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 15:35
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By macafee2
tradesmen wanted Peterborough area

I need a bathroom fitter and decorator willing to travel to Peterborough. Anyone you can suggest that I can call?
B&Q have something like a 3 months waiting list.

Anyone out of work that wants to...
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 15:14
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By macafee2
you would be surprised how much green land we...

you would be surprised how much green land we have, when you fly over the country it is quite surprising.

There are people and I am one of them that own land just to prevent building, irrespective...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 08:37
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By macafee2
the suspension arms are quite "soft" and so I...

the suspension arms are quite "soft" and so I recommend giving them urgent attention, light rust today is a hole next MOT.
Front sub frame is quite solid but surface rust is only going to get worse....
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 21:40
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By macafee2
For some this will work well for others it will...

For some this will work well for others it will not.
At our previous house if neighbours had voted we probably would have gotten away with building a 2 story extension.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 20:31
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By macafee2
Does it reduce expenditure? You save £50 this...

Does it reduce expenditure? You save £50 this year and may be a small repair bill. The defect goes unattended for another 12 months and one may end up with a huge repair bill or even having to scrap...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th May 2022, 19:57
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
I have been advised to make sure the fan is...

I have been advised to make sure the fan is securely held down when I wanted to do a test on a spare fan but no mention of a wooden frame as far as i recall

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 18:43
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By macafee2
plans to change MOT to every 2 years

The news has reported that the government are looking at changing the mot to every 2 years. Not a chain of thought I agree with.

I would have thought mot failure stats and reasons for failure...
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 17:24
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
No need for a mirror, apparently the number of...

No need for a mirror, apparently the number of the outside cover of the instruction booklet was good enough for Neff to now what oven I had.

Bulb cover turned up to day and fitted.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 17:22
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
If I no longer want to cook anything on the hob,...

If I no longer want to cook anything on the hob, yes I will use the touch controls to turn either that ring off or the whole hob off. If I just want to empty some water for example from the saucepan...
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 15:43
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
? I had to check the instructions, yes we do. ...

?
I had to check the instructions, yes we do.
Cost me a milk saucepan and an egg poacher. The wife has wanted to get rid of the egg poacher for years but aluminium
stuff does not work on this hob....
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 09:29
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
The "rings" turn off if nothing on them but will...

The "rings" turn off if nothing on them but will turn back on if you place the saucepan back on them. I do not know if you leave the pan off for a long time if they would turn on when something is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2022, 09:24
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By macafee2
and of course, ask to buy it back :) macafee2

and of course, ask to buy it back :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 07:31
Replies: 35
Views: 3,135
Posted By macafee2
You may be better off starting a new thread in...

You may be better off starting a new thread in the technical section as you are hoping people will look at a wally thread in the social section for a non starting issue.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 11th May 2022, 07:26
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
I rang Neff yesterday and turns out I dont need...

I rang Neff yesterday and turns out I dont need the information from the label:mad: There is a model number on the instructions and that was good enough for Neff.
£30 including postage and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th May 2022, 07:16
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By macafee2
Can have it powder coated with the bushes in due...

Can have it powder coated with the bushes in due to heat?
Wire bush, surface rust, you are a better man then me if you can get it nice and clean. I changed mine as I did not think I could get it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 22:03
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By macafee2
Have you totted up the price of the parts an got...

Have you totted up the price of the parts an got quotes from a garage for the labour?
A pair of new upper arms is £170ish
sub frame £390ish but if you ring Rimmer brothers in Lincoln they may be...
Forum: Social Forum 10th May 2022, 18:31
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
I think we have that too what a con, cant work...

I think we have that too what a con, cant work after dark Friday so we find a work around as we are not going to be inconvenienced by our faith, also lights left on. I'll end my rant there :mad:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2022, 18:21
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By macafee2
FWIW no need to for your email address, we can...

FWIW no need to for your email address, we can message you via the forum. Also any one not a member of this forum can see your email address

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 15:03
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By macafee2
sorry did not see this post and sent a pm today,...

sorry did not see this post and sent a pm today, doh

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2022, 15:27
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
How good are you with spanners? All the work is...

How good are you with spanners? All the work is DIY

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th May 2022, 10:20
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By macafee2
I would be asking the garage why it needs a new...

I would be asking the garage why it needs a new steering rack.
Try mickyboy a dealer on the forum but let him know what car you have as the racks may vary. You can check the different models via...
Forum: Photography Corner 9th May 2022, 09:14
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By macafee2
I am quite surprised they are being fazed out, I...

I am quite surprised they are being fazed out, I thought they were the back bone of passenger flight.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 8th May 2022, 19:13
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By macafee2
what colour do you want? macafee2

what colour do you want?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 16:33
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By macafee2
Is that good mind blowing or bad mind blowing?:D ...

Is that good mind blowing or bad mind blowing?:D
There are many better members then me on this forum.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th May 2022, 09:54
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By macafee2
A buckled wheel with low tyre pressure can show...

A buckled wheel with low tyre pressure can show itself as vibration.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 09:51
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By macafee2
Dave, it was good to meet you and your wife, what...

Dave, it was good to meet you and your wife, what a women to get her hands dirty and get involved with removing the tow bar. thank you for the charity donation, I am the train of thought "what goes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 09:45
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By macafee2
I am not cantankerous, just grumpy :) macafee2

I am not cantankerous, just grumpy :)
macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 22:28
Replies: 33
Views: 1,534
Posted By macafee2
to be your new house? You may well have a few...

to be your new house? You may well have a few neighbours.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 21:53
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
Guys, dont forget the £400 limit. Now thinking...

Guys, dont forget the £400 limit.
Now thinking of going halves with my son in law and going for this
https://www.tfmsuperstore.co.uk/products/log-splitter-portek-quick-split-7-ton/

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
cant see a log splitter on the second link :) ...

cant see a log splitter on the second link :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 17:05
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
Am alarm on the hob goes off if I wipe the hob,...

Am alarm on the hob goes off if I wipe the hob, due I assume to much wettness, I would say water but you may think there was a lot of water.

The hob seems to turn off due to wetness, perhaps from...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 16:25
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
tried with a camera but it could not focus even...

tried with a camera but it could not focus even in macro mode.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 09:51
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By macafee2
can you recommend a log splitter?

Been looking around the internet for a log splitter.
Don't really want to spend more then £400. Petrol or electric but probably leaning towards electric. Would prefer 1 hand operation. Would even...
Forum: Social Forum 7th May 2022, 06:26
Replies: 19
Views: 420
Posted By macafee2
Neff, a really dumb idea

The shade for the oven light fell out yesterday and broke so needs replacing.
From the instructions :- blah blah bla "The rating plate bearing these numbers can be found on the base of the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 18:19
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By macafee2
sorry not seen any reference on the news but then...

sorry not seen any reference on the news but then it was Australian news these last 2-3 weeks

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 18:19
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By macafee2
This is a social section and so I dont think this...

This is a social section and so I dont think this section needs to be about cars, we have other sections for that.
It is good to have a section for things other then cars even though this is a car...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 18:10
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By macafee2
There is a campaign to stop the scrapping of the...

There is a campaign to stop the scrapping of the licence fee.


If anyone is interested :...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 10:16
Replies: 33
Views: 1,534
Posted By macafee2
Like most if not all things there are two sides...

Like most if not all things there are two sides to every story.
We have the family that needs support because they fritter their money away.
We have the family that needs support because they are...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2022, 05:43
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By macafee2
If there is a concern about the amount of...

If there is a concern about the amount of electricity available then why on earth have we not mandated that every new build is fitted with solar panels? I accept solar is not much use in the dark...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2022, 20:50
Replies: 35
Views: 1,552
Posted By macafee2
Is a tow bar fitted? I thought drivers door had...

Is a tow bar fitted? I thought drivers door had a key hole.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2022, 15:46
Replies: 150
Views: 5,488
Posted By macafee2
If the US and Allies had not given the Russians...

If the US and Allies had not given the Russians military equipment the Russians would have been over run.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 5th May 2022, 08:24
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By macafee2
I guess the OP has solved the problem as no...

I guess the OP has solved the problem as no response.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2022, 06:34
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By macafee2
I know how you feel going from one job to another...

I know how you feel going from one job to another but it does feel good once all done and you know the car is all good again.

macafee2
Forum: Was it you? 5th May 2022, 06:26
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By macafee2
Brisbane Australia

Silver MK1 Tourer with quite dark rear side windows?. I think the 16th of 17th April not too far from the sea front.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2022, 06:22
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By macafee2
Australia

Australia, well we made to there and back. My god the flight from Brisbane to Manchester via a stop at Doha is long.
Despite Brisbane suffering flooding end of February beginning of March there was...
Forum: Social Forum 5th May 2022, 06:07
Replies: 17
Views: 809
Posted By macafee2
That is scary. The consequences don't bare...

That is scary. The consequences don't bare thinking about
If an insurance company ever asks if you have been banned from driving, what is the answer?
Just as well you checked, a lot of people, me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2022, 01:05
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By macafee2
from the motorbike forum I use I get the...

from the motorbike forum I use I get the impression Facebook will have some posts about the theft.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2022, 23:50
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By macafee2
for those of us that are not that bright, what...

for those of us that are not that bright, what are you searching for?

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 2nd May 2022, 23:47
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By macafee2
The problem is not the inanimate object but the...

The problem is not the inanimate object but the fools that ride them. While some scooter riders are safe and careful, others are not and these are the ones that just like drivers, need to be removed....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2022, 10:36
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By macafee2
The motorbike forum I belong to, one of the...

The motorbike forum I belong to, one of the members has spread the news of the theft around with mates in NI

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 1st May 2022, 23:05
Replies: 79
Views: 7,760
Posted By macafee2
Mike it will be great to meet you again ...

Mike it will be great to meet you again

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 10:50
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By macafee2
Colin, very sorry to read your post. I will...

Colin,
very sorry to read your post.
I will share on a motorbike forum

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2022, 04:05
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By macafee2
watching the engine being pulled out was painful....

watching the engine being pulled out was painful.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2022, 00:27
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By macafee2
In truth I would have thought something would...

In truth I would have thought something would snap before the cable would stretch. Has something bent inducing slackness?
Just a thought could the cable have slipped out slightly from the hook ends?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2022, 00:23
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By macafee2
when fitting it was suggested to me to use some...

when fitting it was suggested to me to use some washing up liquid and water on the inside of the rubber hanging hole and on the peg, it did seem to help.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2022, 22:30
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By macafee2
No talk of Twitter and Elon musk

I am surprised there is no talk about Twitter and Elon Musk.
Surly I am not the only one without a Twitter account.
Seems that heads are going to roll at Twitter, a legal eagle was apparently...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 22:21
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By macafee2
The only connector I can think of that is not at...

The only connector I can think of that is not at the master or slave is a push fit connector in the engine bay. This is not normally a replacement item as it forms part of the hydraulic hose. If it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 15:33
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By macafee2
Stanley knife with a good sharp blade, cut...

Stanley knife with a good sharp blade, cut through them easy enough.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 29th April 2022, 23:47
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By macafee2
Does he still have to or did he, pay the debt? ...

Does he still have to or did he, pay the debt?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th April 2022, 23:45
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By macafee2
yuk. Rick can put running lights into the...

yuk.
Rick can put running lights into the headlights, this must look better

macafee2
Forum: Events and Meets 28th April 2022, 11:23
Replies: 79
Views: 7,760
Posted By macafee2
I think you have missed me off the list. Can you...

I think you have missed me off the list. Can you add me too please? Thank
The wife may even come along

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 27th April 2022, 08:34
Replies: 150
Views: 5,488
Posted By macafee2
This should have been expected ...

This should have been expected
https://news.sky.com/story/russia-to-suspend-natural-gas-supplies-to-poland-and-bulgaria-over-roubles-12599659

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 00:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,023
Posted By macafee2
this is so wrong, it should not apply to those...

this is so wrong, it should not apply to those living within the zone.
Has there been a challenge in court about applying the charge to those that live in the zone? Bad enough charging those that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 13:06
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By macafee2
You are not going to try it but say ".....and I'm...

You are not going to try it but say ".....and I'm not at all convinced that the supposed safety concerns have any validity." All you are left with is your opinion despite you being given an example...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 26th April 2022, 08:17
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By macafee2
Try freecycle? macafee2

Try freecycle?

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 08:13
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By macafee2
I dont think the engine with fuel injection...

I dont think the engine with fuel injection consumes more fuel then at tick over. It does not draw fuel, fuel is forced into the engine by throttle position and a closed throttle will not send fuel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th April 2022, 08:07
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By macafee2
That is not engine braking as I know it. In an...

That is not engine braking as I know it. In an auto you can move the gear lever sideways and then push the gear lever forward to change down, you then release it and by either pushing forward again...
Forum: Social Forum 26th April 2022, 06:12
Replies: 150
Views: 5,488
Posted By macafee2
which part? macafee2

which part?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 23:53
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By macafee2
what version did you use? I cant recall what...

what version did you use? I cant recall what tin/version I got recently but it seems very good. Previous plain black stuff has been very poor. To clean your paint brush, diesel does the job
If not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2022, 23:27
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By macafee2
someone that drives an auto and engine brakes,...

someone that drives an auto and engine brakes, now that is as rare as a month of Sundays. I have never been in an auto driven by someone else where they have engine braked. I dont think most drivers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 23:14
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By macafee2
Rick, not mentioned in this thread but in...

Rick, not mentioned in this thread but in previous thread for another batch were you able to change the colour of the display and can you change the colour in this batch? I ask in case you can and...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2022, 12:14
Replies: 154
Views: 4,098
Posted By macafee2
If he indeed does win, the opposition will really...

If he indeed does win, the opposition will really need to look at themselves. The next election must be great chance to win power. If he wins it will be a shock.


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 22nd April 2022, 12:10
Replies: 298
Views: 11,570
Posted By macafee2
I love this " As a result of a faulty meter we...

I love this " As a result of a faulty meter we have been unable to adjust any of our energy habits since moving into our new property." I am not sure if that is quote or just padding out the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 11:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By macafee2
decisions decisions decisions. Could you put me...

decisions decisions decisions. Could you put me down for 1 please, supply only.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2022, 14:12
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By macafee2
If you are up to changing discs and pads you are...

If you are up to changing discs and pads you are up to this.
The big problem is if the nut at the inner end come free and if the bolts at the outer end seize.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th April 2022, 13:25
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By macafee2
Ask them for it :) macafee2

Ask them for it :)

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 20th April 2022, 12:52
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By macafee2
I found this staggering "It will, however,...

I found this staggering
"It will, however, still be illegal to use mobile phones in self-driving mode, given the greater risk they pose in distracting drivers as shown in research, says the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2022, 09:35
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By macafee2
can the washer jets be removed from the pipe at...

can the washer jets be removed from the pipe at the bonnet and then a check be done to see if screen wash flows freely and with some force out of the pipes?
The jets may be blocked

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2022, 14:27
Replies: 15
Views: 803
Posted By macafee2
Do Avia have an App for a mobile phone to monitor...

Do Avia have an App for a mobile phone to monitor driving?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th April 2022, 02:18
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By macafee2
please let us know how you get on as I too want...

please let us know how you get on as I too want to use them.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2022, 14:34
Replies: 248
Views: 10,734
Posted By macafee2
Before the election they might do but after the...

Before the election they might do but after the election, thats' another story. For example, before the election they may say all MPs and Prime Minister should obey the law, after the election they...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2022, 14:25
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By macafee2
I dont know about viscosity but it needs to be...

I dont know about viscosity but it needs to be hydraulic oil

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th April 2022, 06:41
Replies: 44
Views: 4,769
Posted By macafee2
what on earth has prompted such a post? I have...

what on earth has prompted such a post? I have looked back at this thread and Dave_Lincs has not said anything inappropriate. Such a post is quite demeaning and should be explained!

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2022, 11:45
Replies: 154
Views: 4,098
Posted By macafee2
whilst you have a valid point I am afraid the...

whilst you have a valid point I am afraid the politicians need to be whiter than white, lead by example. Here, like in probably many other issues, they have shown contempt for the public.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 16:24
Replies: 4
Abs
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
Thanks Simon, it felt as if the other 3 wheels...

Thanks Simon, it felt as if the other 3 wheels were not braking vey much hence the extended braking distance. At speed no issues. Maybe the road was just more slippery then I thought.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 05:56
Replies: 154
Views: 4,098
Posted By macafee2
Irrespective of what party they belong to I think...

Irrespective of what party they belong to I think they should go. We should not have leaders that have flouted the law in charge.
Like drug dealers, there is always another one waiting to take their...
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 05:51
Replies: 154
Views: 4,098
Posted By macafee2
lives just down the road from me, opposite end of...

lives just down the road from me, opposite end of village

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2022, 05:49
Replies: 4
Abs
Views: 384
Posted By macafee2
Abs

Am I right in thinking there are two ABS sensors?
If only two, what happens to the other two wheels?

I had an issue yesterday, braked heavily but not for emergency reasons, it felt as if the...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 11:19
Replies: 150
Views: 5,488
Posted By macafee2
Or someone gets "fed up" as America did and drops...

Or someone gets "fed up" as America did and drops a bomb that shocks the world. That brought a war to the end.

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th April 2022, 11:16
Replies: 38
Views: 2,429
Posted By macafee2
I get how you feel, keep spending money on...

I get how you feel, keep spending money on something that is not worth that much.
You need t spend quite a lot on repairs to make a replacement worth the change.
Wear and tear can be one thing...
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 10:36
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By macafee2
cant drive be it disabled or just cant pass a...

cant drive be it disabled or just cant pass a test, banned, alcoholic, drug taker.

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 12th April 2022, 10:34
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By macafee2
NewDoc is having mine macafee2

NewDoc is having mine

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 12th April 2022, 08:54
Replies: 12
Views: 358
Posted By macafee2
who got the ticket? what happened in the end? ...

who got the ticket? what happened in the end?

macafee32
Forum: Items Wanted 11th April 2022, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By macafee2
yes I can do one for you. Free, just a donation...

yes I can do one for you. Free, just a donation to charity if you would be kind enough. How urgently do you want it?
West Yorkshire to me is about 85 miles. Postage would be expensive.

pm me if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2022, 19:29
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By macafee2
I think but am not really sure, the head of the...

I think but am not really sure, the head of the bolt fits into a slot in the chrome cover. Once old bolt removed take a look to see how best to replace it. If there is space there is a 3 nut...
Forum: Was it you? 11th April 2022, 16:37
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By macafee2
If your registration is MG04 it was me. Your car...

If your registration is MG04 it was me. Your car looked really nice.
I was going to make this post but my wife had the registration.
With a description of "lovely light green" I can tell you are a...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th April 2022, 16:26
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By macafee2
what is the situation with post 3? macafee2

what is the situation with post 3?

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th April 2022, 08:33
Replies: 16
Views: 1,043
Posted By macafee2
My Tourer is my "daily" drive, I no longer work....

My Tourer is my "daily" drive, I no longer work. Body has seen better days but mechanically it is ok. I did however use my saloon yesterday and it is a much more pleasant drive. Quieter, smoother...
Forum: Events and Meets 10th April 2022, 22:10
Replies: 79
Views: 7,760
Posted By macafee2
July 2nd, please can you add me to the list? ...

July 2nd, please can you add me to the list?


macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2022, 20:32
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By macafee2
Could have been over tightened when it was put in...

Could have been over tightened when it was put in some time in the past.
If you fit a BSF bolt, you will need to make sure in future you remember that bolt hole is 3/8.
I would not worry about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th April 2022, 21:19
Replies: 139
Views: 8,551
Posted By macafee2
You can be proud of yourself because you have...

You can be proud of yourself because you have done something to be proud of.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 21:14
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By macafee2
Coal is not cheap and there are different grades...

Coal is not cheap and there are different grades of coal and so the price can vary for the grades. Coal lasts longer but is dirty, it also has to be purchased, not any free stuff about I dont think....
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 14:43
Replies: 15
Views: 538
Posted By macafee2
Please tell me more about Machester, what was the...

Please tell me more about Machester, what was the problem and how long were the delays?


macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 10:57
Replies: 10
Views: 428
Posted By macafee2
if you can find an email address for the ceo,...

if you can find an email address for the ceo, email them. You have tried the helpdesk and found them I assume unhelpful
Some may think emailing the CEO is ott but the help desk has not helped and...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 09:26
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By macafee2
The many uses of diesel

Diesel, not just for powering our cars but good for cleaning a paint brush that has been used to apply Hammerite and also for removing Araldite hardener. Should have gone to spec savers:duh:
...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2022, 09:22
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 705
Posted By macafee2
when you nest speak to him, please send him my...

when you nest speak to him, please send him my best wishes and let him know I have moved to Lincolnshire.

thank you

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2022, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 496
Posted By macafee2
is this the part ...

is this the part
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/115219643079?epid=583375548&hash=item1ad3a03ac7:g:HBIAAOSwqQVhCF87

for the price may as well get a complete one

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2022, 14:48
Replies: 15
DD
Views: 705
Posted By macafee2
post deleted macafee2

post deleted
macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 8th April 2022, 09:58
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By macafee2
pm sent macafee2

pm sent

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 18:20
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By macafee2
Sorry I meant :eek: as in shock, no chance...

Sorry I meant :eek: as in shock, no chance business class, more like cattle class for us. Good tip for headphones, thanks

macafee2
Forum: Items Wanted 7th April 2022, 16:50
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By macafee2
you are welcome, thank you for letting me know,...

you are welcome, thank you for letting me know, some don't bother:mad:

macafee2
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th April 2022, 16:48
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By macafee2
Just been to two petrol stations in Gainsborough,...

Just been to two petrol stations in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and both had fuel. 6p a litre difference for diesel.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 14:55
Replies: 76
Views: 3,578
Posted By macafee2
I think you may find, sometime in the past while...

I think you may find, sometime in the past while turning left he knocked a cyclist off, don't quote me but that is what I vaguely recall.

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 14:11
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
In your case, one phone call and all sorted....

In your case, one phone call and all sorted. Neither of my calls EDF or BT got the problem sorted. I got another reply from EDF this morning, mind blowing, all I can think is that a computer is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 13:58
Replies: 26
Views: 1,482
Posted By macafee2
New tyres should be fitted to the rear so swop...

New tyres should be fitted to the rear so swop the wheels about.
All I can reference is motorcycle tyres, Yokohama were to be avoided.
Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Continental, Pirelli all good...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 11:18
Replies: 298
Views: 11,570
Posted By macafee2
A small positive of sorts, our son in law has...

A small positive of sorts, our son in law has made contact with the husband of a work college and the husband is a tree surgeon. When our son in law has a day off he is going to work with the tree...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 08:32
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By macafee2
Business class:eek: I think we have lounge...

Business class:eek: I think we have lounge passes for Manchester. I am not looking forward to be "cramped" on a plane, I so hope there is no screaming child on board or at 30,000 the door is...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2022, 08:27
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By macafee2
thank you, I hope you continue to improve. Is...

thank you, I hope you continue to improve. Is your chest sore? Mine was for a few weeks. Did you ever feel as if the grim reaper was with you? I fell asleep on the table and woke up again before the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2022, 07:27
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
SGS TJ3, never thought much of the jack. It has...

SGS TJ3, never thought much of the jack. It has never lowered the car, just dropped it. I have a new seal kit to fit.
This is a job I have been putting off as I had no idea how the jack came apart....
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 22:18
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
whilst you wont respond, Your post 19 does not...

whilst you wont respond, Your post 19 does not deal with my post 18 and your post 17 does not deal with my post 16, you seem to be ignoring what I say. i was given incorrect information be it a lie...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2022, 20:28
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By macafee2
seen on another forum someone having an issue...

seen on another forum someone having an issue with no diesel

macafee2
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 19:00
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
What information was readily available? I could...

What information was readily available? I could not get Norton to load, I rang BT for help and that is going over the top, can you explain how you get to the conclusion I went over the top?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 18:56
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
The leak seems to be at the other end of the...

The leak seems to be at the other end of the cylinder where the seal in the photos sit.

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 18:54
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
not that I recall macafee2

not that I recall

macafee2
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 18:15
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
jack is 4 - 5 years old at a wild guess but it...

jack is 4 - 5 years old at a wild guess but it could be 10.
There is one heck of a score in the cylinder wall and inch or so long, as if an internal cutting lathe tool was wound out instead of in...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 17:55
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
you raise an interesting point, what is the...

you raise an interesting point, what is the difference between being wrong and lying. I guess intent. As I was not told the truth, I have labelled it a lie.
I emailed someone a week or two ago...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th April 2022, 17:36
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By macafee2
Oil seal, your thought please

what are your thoughts on the cause of the crinkling of this oil seal? It is on my trolley jack and is probably the reason for it leaking.
I'm quite chuffed at working out how the trolley jack came...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2022, 16:00
Replies: 26
Views: 647
Posted By macafee2
I was having a problem installing on my PC and...

I was having a problem installing on my PC and needed some help. I got a reply from my email to BT about it and they confirmed I don't need windows 10 or 11 to install it and that the agent was...
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