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Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 03:02
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
For rheumatoid arthritis or lupus though? (there...

For rheumatoid arthritis or lupus though? (there is a skin condition I have read about too, that it has been used for)

I am sure there will be further testing, but for one of the most...
Forum: Social Forum 7th April 2020, 01:59
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
That is what doctor Trump, 'a smart guy who is...

That is what doctor Trump, 'a smart guy who is right a lot (https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/apr/06/coronavirus-cure-fact-check-hydroxychloroquine-trump)' would prescribe :duh: Thankfully...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 21:59
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By clf
The cassette will be easier to replace than...

The cassette will be easier to replace than rebuild. But I would make sure there is no cage remaining. I am not sure if they are still made with a race (I imagine mass produced ones would be). The...
Forum: Social Forum 6th April 2020, 20:17
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By clf
Unless it is some kind of fancy wheel, get some...

Unless it is some kind of fancy wheel, get some new bearings. Remove the axle by undoing the locknuts then the cones (which go into the ball race), then smear some grease into the recess within the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2020, 20:09
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By clf
you used to be able to do this, however, when I...

you used to be able to do this, however, when I approached the DVLNI to retain the reg. I was told I had to bring the car on a trailer to a tax office so someone from the office could verify the vin...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2020, 13:39
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By clf
You will still be able to get VED (there is no...

You will still be able to get VED (there is no road tax) for your vehicle providing it has a valid extension cert. as though it has an MOT.

My insurance and any that I have had (and families too)...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 22:49
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
the 10% mortality rate (I actually thought was...

the 10% mortality rate (I actually thought was half this) refers to those who have a confirmed diagnosis of it. The problem however is these figures seem to refer to anyone who dies when they have...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 5th April 2020, 20:58
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By clf
Try THIS...

Try THIS (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CarPlan-Trade-Super-Trim-Cleaner-5-Litres-Car-Cleaning-Multi-Purpose-CIT005-/233261283137?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c10) Graham. I used to be a fan of AG vinyl...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th April 2020, 15:43
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By clf
My own plays up, sometimes not activating when...

My own plays up, sometimes not activating when switched on (the entire switch). I think the something within has become loose or moved, and it needs to be dismantled and rebuilt.

Try first...
Forum: Social Forum 5th April 2020, 13:38
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
after the Mers (?) outbreak, a screen writer had...

after the Mers (?) outbreak, a screen writer had an idea for a thriller based upon it, and adding a secret govt. element to it. 2 years later it is produced and released as a series. Maybe the idea...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 13:15
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By clf
there may be answers to that in the comments (I...

there may be answers to that in the comments (I didnt read any). But since they were still in development, and there may even be copyright issues, the guy who makes them (it was only one guy) may end...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th April 2020, 00:50
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By clf
Electronic Dash Display

Stumbled upon THIS (https://www.facebook.com/carsosofficial/videos/1830633333738633/) via Facebook (I think the link will still play even if you dont use or have a Facebook account). I would spend...
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 15:29
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By clf
The bankruptcy by his own admissions were...

The bankruptcy by his own admissions were business decisions to protect his other assets. Filing for 'chapter 7' protection in the US involves a method of protecting yourself from basically going...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd April 2020, 16:09
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
I called with my 80 year old neighbour to see if...

I called with my 80 year old neighbour to see if she needed anything from the shops. She said she did, so I gave her my list. Well there is no point us both going :p:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 20:04
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By clf
wish someone would tell our leaders...

wish someone would tell our leaders...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 19:59
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By clf
I cannot see these being a good idea on a diesel...

I cannot see these being a good idea on a diesel lol
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 19:57
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
It is dark age thinking lol. Sunday shop opening...

It is dark age thinking lol. Sunday shop opening is quite a relatively recent thing here too, and even then it is limited. But this is another conversation/rant to have some other time lol.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 19:55
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
There will NOT be a cure, viruses cannot be...

There will NOT be a cure, viruses cannot be cured. Well at least not yet. Like the flu vaccination, the best we can hope for is a vaccination to reduce the effects of it n the future. Even then,...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 19:33
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
I didnt know whether to post THIS STORY...

I didnt know whether to post THIS STORY...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd April 2020, 18:53
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
The BBC figures are inaccurate in the way they...

The BBC figures are inaccurate in the way they have been reported, or been divulged to them.

BBC reported 2921 deaths with people testing positive for Covid 19. They did NOT report those who died...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2020, 13:29
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By clf
All cars have issues with batteries. It is not...

All cars have issues with batteries. It is not limited to 75s. How about something like THIS (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Quicklynks-Battery-Monitor-Bluetooth-Device/dp/B01MT4583U) instead?
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 02:16
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
You have a favourite???? :D:eek:

You have a favourite???? :D:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 02:15
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By clf
I would recommend something like this ...

I would recommend something like this

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=82063&stc=1&d=1585703655

Apply with a standard snow foam bottle ;)
Forum: Social Forum 1st April 2020, 02:11
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Precisely, for all we know the poor child fell...

Precisely, for all we know the poor child fell down a flight of stairs whilst he was quarantined. that is unlikely i know, but it leads to the point I was trying to make earlier. Covid 19 is not the...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 18:36
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
I would question if there were autopsies carried...

I would question if there were autopsies carried out to prove no underlying undiagnosed condition. I would suggest there would be, in at least most if not all of the cases. I am open minded on this,...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 18:33
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
It wasnt so much an answer or suggestion that...

It wasnt so much an answer or suggestion that there was a yardstick. It was a point referring to the headlines, and the full story is ignored, thereby creating the panic on the first place.

Sent...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 18:31
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
If the cpap machines are connected to pure...

If the cpap machines are connected to pure oxygen, surely that would help if the lungs are only operating at 10%. This would mean ultimately the person would be getting at least 50% of their normal...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 16:55
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
The answer lies beyond the headlines. All of the...

The answer lies beyond the headlines. All of the cases I have read of (locally) all state covid19 positive, then with the added, the patient had an underlining condition.

Covid 19 is fairly...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 14:00
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Errrm yes it is. However if you stop one (the...

Errrm yes it is. However if you stop one (the spread - of the virus, which is easily transmitted), you stop the secondary problem, which can be different in different people, and ultimately makes it...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 13:02
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
95% survival rate sounds about correct as at the...

95% survival rate sounds about correct as at the beginning of March (via CDC and BMJ)

Not sure where the 24% figure comes from or what it refers to - context is what is needed - perhaps 24%...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st March 2020, 01:36
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By clf
I had assumed you had the panel already along...

I had assumed you had the panel already along with the options above, but you can cut the holes easily enough with a multi tool, file and drill.

Incidentally, it could be worth checking if the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2020, 18:48
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By clf
the heated seat switches are quite a chunky...

the heated seat switches are quite a chunky switch, I am not sure they would fit. :shrug: Traction control and cruise would be better suited I would suggest. They also illuminate a warning light in...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 18:43
Replies: 16
Views: 583
Posted By clf
5% of those infected, and not, what I am assuming...

5% of those infected, and not, what I am assuming of course, your 70,000,000 approximate UK population?
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 16:06
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
Dear Corona virus, Here in ireland we dont die...

Dear Corona virus,
Here in ireland we dont die easy, we are a tough breed. We were raised on whiskey from the age of 2, going to the bog for 18hrs with no food was the norm. We drove cars with 13...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By clf
It is an obvious statement, and not just limited...

It is an obvious statement, and not just limited to coronaviruses either. CJD, TB outbreaks are all timebombs waiting to happen from bovine sources. Various gastro intestinal diseases (viral or not)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2020, 13:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By clf
that is the fly by wire system (on a diesel) ...

that is the fly by wire system (on a diesel)

To reset the auto ECU you remove the fuse for a few minutes (no4 under the bonnet?) or disconnect the battery (but this will reset everything including...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 18:24
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
I agree with everything you have been saying,...

I agree with everything you have been saying, however the mass panic has caused the issue (I referred to this as people catching stupid, previously). I fear some of your figures may be slightly high...
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2020, 18:12
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
My apologies. You missed the exasperated ...

My apologies. You missed the exasperated observation I was making. On social media, there are those spouting a cure amongst other ridiculous things, prayer apparently the being only true protection...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2020, 16:28
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By clf
The way I do it is to smear a thin layer onto the...

The way I do it is to smear a thin layer onto the taper of the bolt head, just enough to 'tint' it, then wipe the residue straight down the bolt. The bolt will be nearly dry, and will (hopefully)...
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2020, 15:47
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
But only if you haven't prayed to your god for...

But only if you haven't prayed to your god for protection. (Another facebook cure lol)

Sent from my SM-A600FN using Tapatalk
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2020, 12:21
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?...

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=81991&stc=1&d=1585397824

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=81992&stc=1&d=1585397824
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2020, 15:41
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Whilst I would agree with your thinking and...

Whilst I would agree with your thinking and figures, I cant help but think the figure shpuld be higher.

One thing I would day though, which contradicts (or rather amends) my previous thinking, is...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 17:28
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Lol you were astonished by the machine guns, I...

Lol you were astonished by the machine guns, I was astonished coming to liverpool in 94 and walking through the city centre and there was a police station with a shop window. Literally a cop shop...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 12:01
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
The police here in ni carry guns (rarely machine...

The police here in ni carry guns (rarely machine guns, though they were common in the past), patrol now in twos but used to be in threes, and not that long ago with an army escort, even in quiet...
Forum: Social Forum 26th March 2020, 01:14
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
When I was at school, the teachers said I wouldnt...

When I was at school, the teachers said I wouldnt amount to anything. Well look at me now. Lying on the sofa and saving the world!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th March 2020, 00:56
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By clf
It does seem steep, but your profile states you...

It does seem steep, but your profile states you have a V8, whilst the fronts can be had for £75 each new (as genuine as you can get), the rears are somewhat more difficult I believe, and expensive. ...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 17:33
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
it is incredibly frustrating at times, but if it...

it is incredibly frustrating at times, but if it wasnt for Angry Birds, I wouldnt have it any longer lol.
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 17:31
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
lol My response was not really restrained, and...

lol My response was not really restrained, and rather rude, I thought my sister was about to stop speaking to me, as my response was simple and to the point 'Bull***t!' lol. Her reply to that was...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 17:00
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
There is something that the warnings did not nor...

There is something that the warnings did not nor could not have allowed for. The 'doctors' on facebook who are qualified by a google search.

'We' as a civilisation have become so wrapped up in...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 16:46
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By clf
I am below a flight path, but maybe 10 planes a...

I am below a flight path, but maybe 10 planes a day.

Due to working flexi time, I changed my commute to leave at 930 and be in work at my desk in 20 minutes, instead of the hour plus, if I tried...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 16:20
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By clf
Air quality

I dont know whether it is just me, but leaving the house earlier to queue to get into the chemist, I could smell manure. I live in a housing estate, that is perhaps a couple of miles away from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th March 2020, 12:47
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By clf
In NI we had this situation very recently, due to...

In NI we had this situation very recently, due to faulty/failing equipment, all MOT stations were shut down. Remember, we only have govt operated MOT centres. There were some functions that could be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 20:57
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By clf
There is an inhibition to changes, when cold, but...

There is an inhibition to changes, when cold, but that applies to all gears, this only occurs on the 3rd to 4th change. Revs drop by around 200 revs, then shortly after there is a proper change up. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 15:56
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By clf
There is another solenoid that gives problems. I...

There is another solenoid that gives problems. I cannot remember which one though. The symptom is a drop in revs similar to going into lock up when cold. Again there is a video for it, but I cannot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 15:54
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By clf
I think they are plentiful in the us from what I...

I think they are plentiful in the us from what I gather, as so many cars there use the same box, eg veedubyas, and jagwires lol, not to mention some freelancers too.

Sent from my SM-A600FN using...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 13:58
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE...

FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS FAKES NEWS FAKE NEWS...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 02:44
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By clf
Also discovered at the same time, was a video of...

Also discovered at the same time, was a video of the stripdown of the Jatco JF506 gearbox (albeit from a Jag) HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2020, 01:56
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By clf
2/4 Brake Duty Solenoid Repair? Anybody replacing theirs?

A while ago I was scrolling through YouTube, and stumbled across THIS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qP4GHWEYWw&ab_channel=JohnNodge) video.

It details the failure that causes the thump on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2020, 10:54
Replies: 33
Views: 1,500
Posted By clf
120 if you line it with a bin bag...

120 if you line it with a bin bag .........although it does splash about a bit. Think I will use more that one bag next time, guy next in line to me had a number of bags, all tied, didn't spill a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd March 2020, 10:50
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By clf
I had a.cough lasting about 3 weeks, a dry tickly...

I had a.cough lasting about 3 weeks, a dry tickly cough that would keep me awake. Just after a cold at christmas. No temperature or other symptoms. I had always put it down to the cold I had had, and...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 16:20
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTY6qGMsvxo&ab_cha...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTY6qGMsvxo&ab_channel=BillySaffyre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojrtwXqqc6g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xt58OVnmXU
...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By clf
That is amazing! I have never seen anything like...

That is amazing! I have never seen anything like that. Looking at the picture, I would have said it was some kind of early remote control for for something (no reference for size), perhaps a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2020, 18:43
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By clf
I know why you are asking, be careful of traffic,...

I know why you are asking, be careful of traffic, but just as important, take your time. It does take about 20-30 mins, if it all goes to plan. Simply though, it takes as long as it takes. Take your...
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2020, 18:36
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By clf
did you look to see whose twitter account it was?...

did you look to see whose twitter account it was? or listen to the person speaking? (although I do agree with your sentiment - but background is important)
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2020, 18:35
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By clf
That comes across quite flippant, and seems as...

That comes across quite flippant, and seems as though I am dismissing the seriousness of it. Believe me I am not. However, the majority who contract it (mostly the ones who crowded into the...
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2020, 17:55
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By clf
hmmm I dont think legally it can, but even if the...

hmmm I dont think legally it can, but even if the government could obtain this information, what would they do with it?name and shame them? withdraw NHS services? :duh: What of those who pay cash?...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 22:54
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By clf
I actually agree with the closure of places like...

I actually agree with the closure of places like pubs and restaurants, especially as the symptoms are not obvious sometimes for up to 14 days. The problem, like the supermarket issue, is crowds of...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 22:33
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
Social distancing ...

Social distancing

https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=81882&stc=1&d=1584743363

I feel sorry for the clean up crew who will take my body away, all the loo roll has...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 22:28
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Coronavirus or rather coronaviruses are a group...

Coronavirus or rather coronaviruses are a group of viruses. The term coronavirus has been well known. They are viruses that cause the disease/illness(?) which is Covid 19 (in this instance). You...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2020, 20:11
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By clf
What about THESE...

What about THESE...
Forum: Discussion 20th March 2020, 19:00
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By clf
hmmmm some of that will be offset by those not...

hmmmm some of that will be offset by those not driving to the shops in their cold engined vehicles ;)
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 18:58
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
I didnt pay much attention to it to be honest (in...

I didnt pay much attention to it to be honest (in detail). Boris reminds me of Winston Churchill in WW2, especially when he refers to fighting the virus, and trying to rouse the nation.
...
Forum: Discussion 20th March 2020, 16:02
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By clf
Say goodbye to retail establishments

I've been saying for years that bricks and mortar establishments will become obsolete. No more sales staff, call centre staff and warehouses will become the way forward for retail. If you want to see...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 15:34
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By clf
He cant reach them, his bra gets in the way: p: ...

He cant reach them, his bra gets in the way: p:

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Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 13:04
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By clf
This tickled me, especially in light of the...

This tickled me, especially in light of the recent spate of issues small business owners have with 'influencers'
...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 11:41
Replies: 13
Views: 341
Posted By clf
No connection, breasts are quite a distance...

No connection, breasts are quite a distance from.their feet, generally speaking. There are a few.exceptions though :p:

Ref driving shoes, I wear lonsdale Camden trainers from sports direct (I...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 10:33
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Like pulling teeth ......... out of those 41000...

Like pulling teeth ......... out of those 41000 tested cases have proven positive? How many have underlying conditions? How many require hospitalisation........

The only thing that you can...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 10:02
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
41000 what? Infected? Being treated in...

41000 what? Infected? Being treated in hospital??? Critically ill because of this? Headlines do nothing but create panic, breed stupid, sell newspapers and toilet rolls .........

Sent from my...
Forum: Social Forum 20th March 2020, 00:36
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
John the numbers (re. The flu)were posted earlier...

John the numbers (re. The flu)were posted earlier in this thread. Although they refer to numbers from the beginning of the month now, they are relevant.

I do wonder if the people who are to die...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 13:14
Replies: 12,024
Views: 850,758
Posted By clf
I cannot see.the images clearly on my phone, but...

I cannot see.the images clearly on my phone, but those motors look very similar to the motors used in the early 80s to late for scalextric cars. They used to be plentiful, and the brushes were...
Forum: Social Forum 16th March 2020, 17:36
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
I dont think the media are completely...

I dont think the media are completely responsible.

I believe as a nation we have become lazy, and read only headlines, and miss details.

The media are responsible for generating sensationalist...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th March 2020, 19:11
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By clf
or just bought from Northern Ireland. We dont...

or just bought from Northern Ireland. We dont have MOT history checks here yet ........ barely have the ability to do MOTs at the minute lol
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 13:00
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
But you can put them.into the wash, or wipe them...

But you can put them.into the wash, or wipe them with a disinfectant ; )

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Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2020, 10:00
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
It didn't have to. However was the Spanish flu...

It didn't have to. However was the Spanish flu not a pandemic that had worldwide consequences. SARS... too. But there was not the panic spread.

The figures do not justify the panic from what I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2020, 20:14
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By clf
As Mike says above, test the bulb. (I misread...

As Mike says above, test the bulb. (I misread your initial post as you had tried it with the other bulb). Try the new bulb in offside, and the offside (known working) in the nearside.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th March 2020, 18:06
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By clf
Bumper off and headlights out to be sure. The...

Bumper off and headlights out to be sure. The first image of the chassis leg was.my car, and the broken wire was hidden below the headlight unit. It was not visible from any other angle.

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Forum: Items Wanted 12th March 2020, 16:02
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Posted By clf
Walnut with ash grey painted...

Walnut with ash grey painted wheelhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200312/5e8a8283ad489a1ab390bcd6409261bd.jpg

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Forum: Items Wanted 12th March 2020, 16:01
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Posted By clf
Light oak with smoke stone Light oak with...

Light oak with smoke stone

Light oak with ash...
Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 14:06
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Posted By clf
Are you sure? Last I checked, it was an hour...

Are you sure? Last I checked, it was an hour ....... sorry, I couldn't stop myself lol

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Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 11:08
Replies: 925
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Posted By clf
Why would you read about the spread of the flu or...

Why would you read about the spread of the flu or gastroenteritis unless you went looking for it? The data is in one of my previous posts (mainly for england and the uk)

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Forum: Social Forum 12th March 2020, 10:19
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Am not sure accurate this data is, especially the...

Am not sure accurate this data is, especially the figures it is supposedly displaying (how many mobile phones sold today? :shrug:), but https://www.worldometers.info, then scroll down to health,...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 23:47
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
Where is this from? But I have to say, you have...

Where is this from? But I have to say, you have proven my point about the headlines, even emboldening it.

"Right now, if we get 10,000 people in Italy in need of ventilators - when we only have...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 23:32
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
That is what I had thought, however I havent...

That is what I had thought, however I havent found anything to suggest that there was the animal/human jump. The only information I had found, was a suggestion that it was an unknown, or rather...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 22:34
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
it is NOT the media! It is those reading the...

it is NOT the media! It is those reading the headlines of the media, and spreading these headlines via opinions based on headlines via social media.
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 22:33
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
nope, the common cold, flu, gastroenteritis, are...

nope, the common cold, flu, gastroenteritis, are all communicable by touch, sneezing etc. and easily too. Perhaps our antibodies are more resistant or we are more robust when living with the...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 22:28
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
snake bites is one thing, (although I reckon...

snake bites is one thing, (although I reckon those daily figures could be a little high), but think of those who die daily from suicide, cancer, of course these causes of death are not communicable...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 22:23
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
but John, it isnt just the flu (all and...

but John, it isnt just the flu (all and undescribed variants). TB was a big shock to me, as I was expecting single or low double digit figures. Even the common cold has the potential to kill. The...
Forum: Social Forum 11th March 2020, 21:36
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
what am I missing here regarding this particular...

what am I missing here regarding this particular strain of virus? Why is the panic for it greater than any outbreak of a 'regular' flu during any 'regular' flu season?

How many rolls of toilet...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th March 2020, 15:48
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By clf
Contemporary is a mk2 variant of 75, that had...

Contemporary is a mk2 variant of 75, that had sports seats and ash grey interior, normally accompanied with a black oak dash. A contemporary wheel would be ash grey (essentially black) like a zt...
Forum: Technology Forum 10th March 2020, 15:44
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By clf
in the digital age, I am not sure how this would...

in the digital age, I am not sure how this would be relevant, however, in the past, I was told, that if the signal was strong, it had the possibility of 'reflecting' or bouncing off hard surfaces,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 15
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Posted By clf
Press the heated seat button. :) better still...

Press the heated seat button. :) better still have the fbh wired to the heater to warm up at a pre determined time - at least that's what I would do if I had one fitted lol.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 15:17
Replies: 45
Views: 3,325
Posted By clf
And still have generations surviving who grew up...

And still have generations surviving who grew up having to repair rather than replace.

Former Communist states epitomise the saying 'necessity is the mother of invention '. I have read of Cuban...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 13:44
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By clf
I haven't seen the certificate. But how many of...

I haven't seen the certificate. But how many of our arms, get through, only for them to fail a few months later? My own car had two broken rear springs (only the last 1.5 inches of the tails) for at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th March 2020, 12:52
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By clf
When testing have you switched the key to...

When testing have you switched the key to position 2 and the headlights on?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 00:55
Replies: 17
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Posted By clf
an MOT is not proof of roadworthiness. It states...

an MOT is not proof of roadworthiness. It states as much on the certificate (at least in NI it does). The driver is responsible for making sure the car (any vehicle they drive) is roadworthy. If they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2020, 00:00
Replies: 17
Views: 702
Posted By clf
Your car must be insured for the person driving...

Your car must be insured for the person driving it. It does not have to have an mot, however it MUST be a safe and roadworthy condition, (and the driver is responsible for making sure of this).
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th March 2020, 14:12
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By clf
I dont see anything negative about the article at...

I dont see anything negative about the article at all. I actually read it quite positively. How many articles have you seen '1.8 has a reputation for letting its head gasket go' followed by 'although...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2020, 23:40
Replies: 37
Views: 1,728
Posted By clf
I would imagine if all else is the same, it will...

I would imagine if all else is the same, it will be the gearing playing the biggest role, with a aerodynamics having a small benefit (likely to be minuscule in reality). If there is in fact more...
Forum: Social Forum 7th March 2020, 11:51
Replies: 23
Views: 689
Posted By clf
I was thinking along the same lines. I was...

I was thinking along the same lines. I was looking at the rust and thinking, 'that is pretty severe' , then realising they stopped making them nearly 40 years ago lol. :duh::eek: (They stopped making...
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2020, 23:58
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By clf
to be fair Bob, it is unlikely to have been...

to be fair Bob, it is unlikely to have been Amazon that cloned the card, but rather some scumbucket that did, and then tried to purchase something on Amazon.

When Prime started, by default on...
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2020, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By clf
Try commenting on a dashcam video, where a car...

Try commenting on a dashcam video, where a car (invariably a bmw, Audi or range rover) cuts across someone on the motorway, with 'he had his indicator on, he had the right of way'. That really gets...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 20:32
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By clf
THIS...

THIS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1sMZ-22eFk&ab_channel=CGTN) is quite a disturbing video, but illustrates how easy a simple spark can do major damage. (both child and father suffered burns but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 20:26
Replies: 18
Views: 770
Posted By clf
Hazelbank per chance? ;) Talking about the...

Hazelbank per chance? ;)

Talking about the drinking bit, I stumbled across an old full page ad from the 70's in a magazine at my work (I wish I had copied it now). On it was a picture of a 4 speed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2020, 00:58
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By clf
Garage 54, answering those questions you didnt realise you wanted to be answered!

Following on from Jim's Youtube recommendation, (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=303261) I have been strangely returning to the Garage 54 Youtube channel...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd March 2020, 00:54
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By clf
I am not sure I could commit myself to watching...

I am not sure I could commit myself to watching this. I think I would get to anxious or angry lol.

Flicked through a couple of episodes (so I cannot be sure if I am correct in thinking like...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2020, 15:25
Replies: 35
Views: 1,521
Posted By clf
Just to add to what arctic was saying (because I...

Just to add to what arctic was saying (because I followed the how to, after i attempted to do it from above). When i first got the car I was disappointed in the power, and went forth in checking or...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd March 2020, 13:22
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By clf
My favourite is when they call from 'Windows'....

My favourite is when they call from 'Windows'. String them along for a while, when the finally say the magic words, ask me to open 'windows'. ask them to wait for a bit. Come back after five...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st March 2020, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By clf
Episode 30...

Episode 30 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN8DYQIuW9Y&ab_channel=BadObsessionMotorsport) :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 16:59
Replies: 12,024
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Posted By clf
Torn indeed yes. I am.not convinced penny washers...

Torn indeed yes. I am.not convinced penny washers will help long term (in terms of a vibration tear), as I think it would simply move the tear further out, as the washer is a harder material than the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 15:29
Replies: 12,024
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Posted By clf
Mine looked like they were torn with no...

Mine looked like they were torn with no discoloration.

My solution was replacing the bolts, but using a blanking grommet with a hole. Aside from isolation the metals, it also acts as a shock...
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2020, 12:55
Replies: 925
Views: 21,540
Posted By clf
They look similar this :p: ...

They look similar this :p:

http://www.ovik-crossway.com/ovik-vehicle8.php


https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200228/c45e91cbab15b5a0430aa98f8dbaa97f.jpg

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2020, 10:26
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By clf
I misread the op :duh: Sent from my...

I misread the op :duh:

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2020, 21:26
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By clf
In NI you only have 21 days to retest, otherwise...

In NI you only have 21 days to retest, otherwise you are liable for a full test inc. the cost. I always thought it to be the same rules for a mainland MOT.

Appears to be different in the UK...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2020, 00:48
Replies: 65
Views: 1,934
Posted By clf
I have just checked this out, and 43 is indeed...

I have just checked this out, and 43 is indeed the middle one (sorry :duh:). If I recall it doesnt have the injector/live data, which is what I wanted to see at the time, so took it off and put on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 21:07
Replies: 65
Views: 1,934
Posted By clf
There were actually three versions roger ;) I...

There were actually three versions roger ;) I cannot recall the version numbers, but when I get back home I will check it out (unless someone beats me to it ;) ) . The middle version was the one that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 17:58
Replies: 65
Views: 1,934
Posted By clf
Roger, have you tried the earlier and later...

Roger, have you tried the earlier and later versions of toaf to see if either reads the bcu (I know they wont do the keys). Then perhaps if they do, remove and re install the version you are using,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2020, 12:53
Replies: 65
Views: 1,934
Posted By clf
Try a different version of toaf. I think the...

Try a different version of toaf. I think the second of the three versions does the keys.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 22:07
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By clf
I think at this stage it can do no harm, but with...

I think at this stage it can do no harm, but with jars at the end of each nipple (obviously), if any of the jars do not expel fluid, then you know you have an issue with that line. You are at the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 21:19
Replies: 28
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Posted By clf
if all four nipples are open, the pedal still...

if all four nipples are open, the pedal still doesnt move?

If that is the case, I would be looking at the pedal, and master cylinder. I know you mentioned previously, but it is quite unusual for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 20:51
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By clf
what is creating the vacuum? On a diesel, if the...

what is creating the vacuum? On a diesel, if the engine is off, and you have filled the system, and it is sealed, then there will be no pedal travel after a couple of pumps, until you either start...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 15:47
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By clf
It is not something I have had to do, however...

It is not something I have had to do, however have seen something relating to them, which thinking of it may have been toaf. Whereby a box could be checked or unchecked. I cannot say what this did...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 12:29
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By clf
I saw that too, which confused me.with the second...

I saw that too, which confused me.with the second comment.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By clf
Is this one of the things that need to be...

Is this one of the things that need to be activated in t4? Telling the lsm that front dogs are fitted?

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2020, 10:41
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By clf
As far as I understand, you won't have vacuum...

As far as I understand, you won't have vacuum with the engine off. Pump the pedal 2 or 3 times and any residual vacuum pressure remaining will be used and pedal will become solid.

I may be wrong,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 21:20
Replies: 12,024
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Posted By clf
what I meant was that if you had a failed or...

what I meant was that if you had a failed or failing IMG, or it was leaking air, by replacing the manifold, you will have cured the fault, rather than the VVC manifold producing a better idle.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 12,024
Views: 850,758
Posted By clf
could it have been the seal that was going wrong...

could it have been the seal that was going wrong or some other air leak?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 19:59
Replies: 49
Views: 3,196
Posted By clf
so from start to finish, physical (as well as...

so from start to finish, physical (as well as theoretical) assistance from a remote location, 18 days, with a red herring mixing it up, plus the added bonus of a confirmed working ECU and spare key...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd February 2020, 14:33
Replies: 49
Views: 3,196
Posted By clf
I have read (ie not experienced) that heavier...

I have read (ie not experienced) that heavier fuses can 'blow' /fail but still show continuity. The problem is the current. Whilst they blow, they dont completely sever, but effectively become too...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2020, 14:30
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By clf
forests will have to be grown in warehouses and...

forests will have to be grown in warehouses and canopies fitted on top of existing forests :p:

------------------------------------------------------------------------

overall I am not...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2020, 02:03
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By clf
I reckon in the future with personal conveyances...

I reckon in the future with personal conveyances (will they really still be called cars? lol) battery packs will become smaller as they are developed, with greater range (for its size). They will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 15:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By clf
Also, the correct mass of fuel could be relevant,...

Also, the correct mass of fuel could be relevant, I think it needs to be 3/4 full if I recall. Having it done with a ton of tools in the boot too, would cause an issue, so make sure it is empty.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st February 2020, 12:55
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By clf
Search via Google the hunter tracking system....

Search via Google the hunter tracking system. Last time I looked, they listed tyre depots/garages who had it.

It was recommended to me via this forum a number of years ago, and my local tyre place...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 15:50
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By clf
That's what I thought, certainly by the design of...

That's what I thought, certainly by the design of the casing, they looked to be so.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 15:43
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By clf
Ask the royal mail to send one and then ask why...

Ask the royal mail to send one and then ask why they wont ;)

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2020, 13:50
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By clf
Erm how does a pretensioner operate then? ...

Erm how does a pretensioner operate then?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 20:54
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By clf
unplug the MAF? I wonder if the MAF fitted is a...

unplug the MAF? I wonder if the MAF fitted is a Pierburg (Mercedes van type) one? Not sure if that would cause it not to start, as opposed to run poorly.
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2020, 15:48
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By clf
Lol I wondered that myself, then realised it was...

Lol I wondered that myself, then realised it was the mirror. They need to sensationalise it somehow. When I initially search google, there were mentions of the virus in the headline links.

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th February 2020, 12:56
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By clf
Just out of curiosity, did you check the new...

Just out of curiosity, did you check the new engine mount was ok? Just wondering if it was a lighter weight version and has torn with the weight of the engine.

(I am sure russ would check this of...
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2020, 12:23
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By clf
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-hea...

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/breaking-heathrow-airport-planes-barred-21527919

Google Heathrow ; )

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2020, 10:44
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By clf
are all vents putting out the cold air? With...

are all vents putting out the cold air?

With atc (digital display type ventilation control), after the interior has reached its targeted temperature, the drivers side upper vents will start to...
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