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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th June 2020, 17:53
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Picked up the driveshaft and hub from the garage...

Picked up the driveshaft and hub from the garage today and pleased to report it all went back together without incident.
The last few days I have noticed the abs kicking in at low speeds , but on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2020, 21:54
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By cbr1100xx
But dont forget the dog treats:D

But dont forget the dog treats:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2020, 17:08
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
More what my car did to me

This is what's left of the support bearing on the o/s driveshaft.
Struggled to get it off and had to resort to removing the driveshaft complete with hub.
Put the 3 legged puller on it still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2020, 09:38
Replies: 15
Views: 787
Posted By cbr1100xx
Bonnet

My rusty bonnet during repair
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd June 2020, 16:25
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By cbr1100xx
Got the wifes ford with hastings with me as a...

Got the wifes ford with hastings with me as a named driver.
Been with them for 3 years now and each time the renewal has been lower. Can't argue with that.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2020, 19:27
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By cbr1100xx
I brought my diesel zt 5 years ago with 181000...

I brought my diesel zt 5 years ago with 181000 miles on the clock , had to change the clutch and recently the whole front suspension, didn't have to but I've decided to keep it for a while longer. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th May 2020, 09:50
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By cbr1100xx
I think the foam is the way to go , I used the...

I think the foam is the way to go , I used the foam exercise mats in my old tool chest and cut around the tools but it takes up to much room.
Plus I have too many spanners , who needs 9 13mm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2020, 19:09
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By cbr1100xx
I can get about 5ft inside the garage before I...

I can get about 5ft inside the garage before I start to fall over things,though when I do it doesn't hurt because there's always something there to break the fall.

Really should have a clear out....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2020, 10:27
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By cbr1100xx
No wall space unfortunately, too much junk and...

No wall space unfortunately, too much junk and not enough garage
Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2020, 10:26
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By cbr1100xx
Which is the main thing I wanted to avoid , I did...

Which is the main thing I wanted to avoid , I did see 1 on the tube which was a board with dowels so the spanners were more upright but I cant find it now

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2020, 10:11
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By cbr1100xx
Spanner storage

Morning all
Looking for ideas for storing my spanners , I have a tool chest and the other bits like sockets and screw drivers etc are all nice and tidy.
The spanners are just in a draw so was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd May 2020, 18:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,840
Posted By cbr1100xx
5 yrs

Had mine for 5 years now , and looked around for a replacement awhile ago and there was nothing that floated my boat so my lovely wife decided to let me spend the same amount on this one.
So far...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th May 2020, 14:37
Replies: 19
Views: 9,169
Posted By cbr1100xx
Oven cleaner in a bag overnight seems a favourite...

Oven cleaner in a bag overnight seems a favourite

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2020, 14:53
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By cbr1100xx
Absolutely brilliant, I nearly inked myself...

Absolutely brilliant, I nearly inked myself laughing at that:eek:

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th May 2020, 14:41
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By cbr1100xx
About time you posted some piccys up. Stan

About time you posted some piccys up.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th May 2020, 17:36
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By cbr1100xx
Looks like an Italian firm , making aftermarket...

Looks like an Italian firm , making aftermarket wheels , lots of information on Google

Stan
Forum: Items Wanted 14th May 2020, 14:20
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By cbr1100xx
Recieved

Now acquired with a big thanks to andy and debs for finding and posting :bowdown:

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th May 2020, 19:54
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By cbr1100xx
If it helps I have just changed nearly everything...

If it helps I have just changed nearly everything on the front end including shocks,springs,top mounts , lower arms and bushes and hub etc , hydramount, lower engine mounting and I still have a...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th May 2020, 16:02
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By cbr1100xx
And pm sent Stan

And pm sent

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2020, 13:28
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Got the tracking done on the front after...

Got the tracking done on the front after replacing nearly everything.
Wow what a transformation, its actually really nice to drive now.
Should last for a couple of years hopefully

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th May 2020, 20:15
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By cbr1100xx
I would say something is not quite lined up. A...

I would say something is not quite lined up.
A while ago my rear hanger snapped so it was tied up for a couple of days until it could be fixed.
All the time it was tied up there was a whistle from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd May 2020, 15:59
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By cbr1100xx
Someone will be along shortly with all the...

Someone will be along shortly with all the information you need

Pop your reg number or vin number up in the post

Stan

Just saw the vin:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd May 2020, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By cbr1100xx
Just a quick follow up on this , t c was right...

Just a quick follow up on this , t c was right 8mm inside the wing and a 10mm one on the subframe.

Spot on t c

Thanks stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd May 2020, 19:48
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Fitted a pair of brake back plates today as both...

Fitted a pair of brake back plates today as both mine were either missing or just about hanging on.
Meant to do it when doing everything else but forgot to order some new bolts.
And cleaned up and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2020, 20:04
Replies: 40
Views: 1,894
Posted By cbr1100xx
Or as someone once said to me , stop shouting...

Or as someone once said to me , stop shouting when writing an angry message

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2020, 17:49
Replies: 40
Views: 1,894
Posted By cbr1100xx
When I changed my hub last week my battery ryobi...

When I changed my hub last week my battery ryobi wouldn't touch it but my £19.99 air gun from lidl worked a treat , took it off in seconds.
I was impressed

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2020, 17:44
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By cbr1100xx
That would make sense :duh: Thanks Stan

That would make sense :duh:
Thanks

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2020, 16:30
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By cbr1100xx
Drive shafts

Hi all
Is there any difference between drive shafts , ie 1.8,2.0,2.5 and diesel.
I've looked on rimmers and the show different part numbers but I cant see how there could be that many different...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st May 2020, 09:39
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By cbr1100xx
There was a thread about trimming a corner of the...

There was a thread about trimming a corner of the lid , due to damage on the lip by bad fitting.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2020, 09:36
Replies: 15
Views: 848
Posted By cbr1100xx
Put the euromillions on for tonight. Seems...

Put the euromillions on for tonight.

Seems to be a few of these at the moment, I thought it was mainly when cold that they went

Stan
Forum: Items Wanted 30th April 2020, 21:46
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By cbr1100xx
O/s driveshaft

Looking for an o/s driveshaft in good condition ready to fit straight on.
It's the longer one with the intermediate bearing.
Zt 2lt cdti manual

Thanks stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2020, 20:09
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By cbr1100xx
Strut doesn't have to come off (if you are lucky...

Strut doesn't have to come off (if you are lucky with the pinch bolt)
Get a new flange and bearing, drop the lot off at a garage for them to push in.
If they are careful you shouldn't need a new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2020, 13:22
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By cbr1100xx
O/s driveshafts plus one more

When I was crawling around under the car I noticed that there is a bearing or similar in the middle of the o/s driveshaft.
Upon wiggling the driveshaft I noticed there is some play in this bearing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th April 2020, 18:06
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Last couple of weeks

Not today but over the last couple of weeks I have fitted
New shocks
New springs
New top mounts
New drop links
New lower arms
New bushes
New anti roll bar bushes
New n/s hub
New wheel bearing
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2020, 19:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By cbr1100xx
Had a similar experience with royal mail ,...

Had a similar experience with royal mail , ordered on the 8th april and arrived on the 21st , 1st class post from Sheffield.
Other stuff seems to arrive ok
But the courier companies seem to be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2020, 19:11
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By cbr1100xx
Cheers brian , I thought not as they have to be...

Cheers brian , I thought not as they have to be clean , but better to be safe than sorry

(I will still be over in the future for more coffee and biscuits)

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 24th April 2020, 18:09
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By cbr1100xx
After spending all day on the drive dropping the...

After spending all day on the drive dropping the subframe my neck and forehead are looking quiet rosy , and starting to feel a bit tight.
Not complaining though , long may it last

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2020, 18:06
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By cbr1100xx
Greased flanges

Evening all
Putting a new hub , bearing and flange on the car and was wondering do I have to lightly grease the flange before refitting the disc?
If so what would be best?

Thanks

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2020, 20:20
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By cbr1100xx
Give the connector a squeeze, might not of been...

Give the connector a squeeze, might not of been pushed together properly , the blue one

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th April 2020, 13:44
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Update

So , managed to get the old one off with a bit of heat and a club hammer.
Put the new one on and the is still play in the joint on the hub so looks like a new hub.
Without looking are they still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2020, 07:51
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
I wont , the arm arrived yesterday and I am...

I wont , the arm arrived yesterday and I am working tomorrow, start at 0330 so having a nice relaxing day preparing some wheels for primer .
Will get started on it on monday
Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th April 2020, 14:49
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Not a job I am looking forward to , last time I...

Not a job I am looking forward to , last time I changed just the bush and it took me best part of 2 days.
When it arrives the plan is to angle grind through the arm and then smack seven bells out of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th April 2020, 10:15
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Managed to crawl under the car yesterday and...

Managed to crawl under the car yesterday and after prying,pulling ,pushing and basically hanging off the arm I found a tiny bit of play in the ball joint.
So have ordered a new arm and bush .
...
Forum: Items Wanted 9th April 2020, 19:51
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By cbr1100xx
Drop mat an email , he made mine up for me ready...

Drop mat an email , he made mine up for me ready to fit , shocks,springs and top mounts.
So much easier to do the lot in one go

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th April 2020, 08:26
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Defo not a loose wheel , Cant feel any play in...

Defo not a loose wheel ,
Cant feel any play in the lower arm or bush
Exhaust is fine as it was repaired a couple of weeks ago after the hanger snapped
Not checked the caliper but is a good shout...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2020, 15:10
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Already changed a few months ago Stan

Already changed a few months ago

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th April 2020, 14:50
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By cbr1100xx
Still knocking

Afternoon all
Last week I put new shocks , springs , top mounts and drop links on and this cured a knock I was getting on bumpy surfaces.
Today I changed the hydramount as I was still getting a...
Forum: Social Forum 4th April 2020, 11:22
Replies: 70
Views: 3,641
Posted By cbr1100xx
Well I was working but this has changed a bit. ...

Well I was working but this has changed a bit.
Due to diabetes and heart issues work have classed me as a venerable person.
So as a key worker they have now decided that it is best if I stay at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2020, 14:30
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By cbr1100xx
Hi dawn Not sure about your current battery but...

Hi dawn
Not sure about your current battery but in the past I have found buying a cheaper , no name brand to be a false economy.
Ecp springs to mind with their lion brand.
Few posts about that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 17:47
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By cbr1100xx
All done , started at 11 , finished at 4.30 with...

All done , started at 11 , finished at 4.30 with plenty of coffee breaks and chats with the neighbours.
Found why it's been knocking away like a good un.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2020, 10:57
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By cbr1100xx
Can you send some sunshine this way please , just...

Can you send some sunshine this way please , just about to start changing the shocks in the rain:mad:.
Fine and sunny while I'm at work , 1 day off and it rains , that law again
Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 20:32
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By cbr1100xx
Took me by surprise Like you say most of the...

Took me by surprise
Like you say most of the posts about these are a the start of a journey ,having a quick look the break looks quite rusty so wondering if its been cracked for a while.
I got...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2020, 19:23
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By cbr1100xx
Change of plans, broken spring

Just got home from work, pulled up outside the house , got out , locked car , walking away and bang , broken o/s front spring.
A nice sharp edge just resting on the top of the tyre.
Guess what I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2020, 18:31
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By cbr1100xx
Another thank you

To trikey this time for supplying the plugs and wiring for my new seats , free of charge , not even postage , a star:bowdown:

Andy , do you have a specific pot I should use or shall I use the...
Forum: Social Forum 31st March 2020, 12:08
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By cbr1100xx
That would explain the shortage then , thanks for...

That would explain the shortage then , thanks for that ,
I guess we will have to ration what we have left

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2020, 17:11
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By cbr1100xx
Struggling to find one of lifes essentials

Since the panic buying and stampedes in the shops I cannot find a single jar of.....branston pickle.
Large supermarkets, small Express stores and local shops all have empty shelves where it should...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2020, 10:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By cbr1100xx
Possibly because a lot of people are still...

Possibly because a lot of people are still ignoring the advice , mostly fit and healthy people who think they are invincible.
They might be but the others they meet might not be.
Even yesterday a...
Forum: Social Forum 25th March 2020, 19:43
Replies: 70
Views: 3,641
Posted By cbr1100xx
At work at the moment, driving a 5 car train...

At work at the moment, driving a 5 car train from Edinburgh to Preston with 6 passengers on.
The emergency timetable was brought in this week but next week its changing again.

Really surprised...
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 18:15
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By cbr1100xx
Your welcome , I used to make a lot when I was a...

Your welcome , I used to make a lot when I was a teenager and in the air cadets , but seemed to stop when other things came along , pub , women , work and ice hockey .

Had my heart attack and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 16:41
Replies: 18
Views: 997
Posted By cbr1100xx
Got your pm , no problem. Stay safe ...

Got your pm , no problem.

Stay safe

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2020, 14:43
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By cbr1100xx
Posh toilet roll holder Stan

Posh toilet roll holder

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 24th March 2020, 11:23
Replies: 25
Views: 662
Posted By cbr1100xx
This little should keep me going for a while, ...

This little should keep me going for a while, although I might need some more CORONA shelves :eek:
Still working at the moment but with the introduction of the emergency timetable there with be no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2020, 15:39
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By cbr1100xx
Who brian or Alfie?:getmecoat:

Who brian or Alfie?:getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2020, 16:12
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By cbr1100xx
Hi mick , as trikey said they was from a mr...

Hi mick , as trikey said they was from a mr Gilroy just around the corner from brian , then went round to see brian.

You have a pm incoming as well

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th March 2020, 09:07
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By cbr1100xx
He most definitely did along with quite a few...

He most definitely did along with quite a few woofs, but soon went quiet after the 2nd treat.
If only brian was that easy to please

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2020, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By cbr1100xx
Unexpected invitation

After posting about the seats yesterday I got a notification of a pm.
Clicked on the pm and it was an invitation to pop round for a brew after I picked the seats up.
From whom.....the Oracle...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 17:29
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By cbr1100xx
Yes they are over priced and is why haggling was...

Yes they are over priced and is why haggling was invented.
The plain black contemporary ones were £250 , so I think these are worth paying a bit more for.

I was going to change cars and was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2020, 12:10
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By cbr1100xx
Signed , should be saving our history not...

Signed , should be saving our history not flattening it

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th March 2020, 20:25
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By cbr1100xx
I'm picking them up on Thursday :cool: Stan

I'm picking them up on Thursday :cool:

Stan
Forum: Items Wanted 26th February 2020, 20:25
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By cbr1100xx
That's the sort of thing I'm looking for but with...

That's the sort of thing I'm looking for but with no rips.

I will keep looking but keep those in mind

Stan
Forum: Items Wanted 26th February 2020, 14:29
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By cbr1100xx
Mg zt leather seats wanted

Afternoon all
I'm looking for a complete set of full leather seats for my zt.
Must be in very good condition and will also consider the blue alacanta seats.
Would prefer heated memory if any one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2020, 22:28
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By cbr1100xx
Drop mat at dmgrs a pm , he supplied me with...

Drop mat at dmgrs a pm , he supplied me with shocks , springs and top mounts for my zt cdti.
Not got round to fitting them yet so cant comment other than that.

Don't forget to use NL5 as a...
Forum: Social Forum 10th January 2020, 06:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Quick pupdate

had to go to the vets yesterday as hugo hurt his leg.
Couldn't sit or lay down and if you touched his back leg he was howling.

Quite worrying so rushed him to the vets who were brilliant, xrays...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th December 2019, 07:21
Replies: 29
Views: 2,140
Posted By cbr1100xx
Coming up to 240000 , should be there by next...

Coming up to 240000 , should be there by next year

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2019, 10:47
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By cbr1100xx
Ask a trader on here , mickeyboy would be top of...

Ask a trader on here , mickeyboy would be top of my list , drop him a pm and or put a post in the wanted section

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2019, 17:40
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
We have the same system, it uses GPS and wheel...

We have the same system, it uses GPS and wheel rotation to confirm location, and a separate system for doors called ASDO .
The only problem with the system I can see is if it is not sure where it...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2019, 18:19
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
Definitely a lot less buttons on these Nearly...

Definitely a lot less buttons on these
Nearly everything is done on the computer system, all the faults , information, HVAC, lighting , traction and braking systems.
It has 2 computers running...
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2019, 15:26
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
More pics

First day of driving today and boy are they quick , much smoother and quieter than the 185 and 350 fleet.
As usual 2 toilets out of use , and nobody's used them yet
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 20:03
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
Fear not , they should be back for a while until...

Fear not , they should be back for a while until all 12 397s are in service.
I believe they will be on the liverpool to Glasgow services for a while and should be in 6 car formation

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 17:21
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
It's got a clock in every carriage but none in...

It's got a clock in every carriage but none in the cab.....this is so the passengers know exactly how late they are , how considerate is that:getmecoat:
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 16:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
That's the best bit , no oil or coolant to worry...

That's the best bit , no oil or coolant to worry about:D

Also has 2 of everything, 2 pantographs,2 compressors , 4 toilets , a galley for the bacon butties , free wifi , live travel and weather on...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2019, 12:44
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
No they are caf 397 , Spanish made. And should...

No they are caf 397 , Spanish made.
And should be in service between liverpool/Manchester to Scotland from next week
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2019, 18:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbr1100xx
New company vehicle

For the last couple of days I have been training on our new trains , 8 more days of training to go

Capable of 125 mph and extremely user friendly , for both staff and passengers.
Will post up...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2019, 20:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By cbr1100xx
Have a look around auto silicone hoses (ash) ,...

Have a look around auto silicone hoses (ash) , I've used them in the past and it's good quality stuff.

Only problem I had was with the courier (yodel)

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2019, 13:34
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By cbr1100xx
I'm just about to get rid of one , streetwise...

I'm just about to get rid of one , streetwise basic.
Doesn't record speed or anything but works ok
Doesn't record on a loop so you have to wipe the memory card(not supplied) when full.
Yours for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2019, 05:41
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By cbr1100xx
Thanks so far. My compressor is 100lt , 14.6...

Thanks so far.

My compressor is 100lt , 14.6 cfm and was thinking of one of the smaller bench mounted cabinets which is why I wanted the arm size to see if they would fit.

The sealey one you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2019, 16:44
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By cbr1100xx
Length of rear arms

Evening all
Wifey is going to buy me a blasting cabinet for xmas and I was wondering what the length is of the rear arms as I got an advisory on the last mot for a rusty rear end.
Or any...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 04:59
Replies: 64
Views: 3,145
Posted By cbr1100xx
It was last November 5th , and happened whilst...

It was last November 5th , and happened whilst doing some work on the wife's car.
Fitness wise I'm not too bad , still overweight but can go for a decent walk.
Just get nervous anytime I have to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 18:50
Replies: 64
Views: 3,145
Posted By cbr1100xx
49 for me , but after the heart attack I struggle...

49 for me , but after the heart attack I struggle with things I didn't think twice about doing before.
Very very slowly getting my confidence back with cars

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 17:43
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By cbr1100xx
That is a bit too large , I would hate to try and...

That is a bit too large , I would hate to try and shuffle into the passenger seat :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 11:39
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By cbr1100xx
The top has gone yellow but the leather has split...

The top has gone yellow but the leather has split down the side so would still look terrible if I did the top so was thinking of replacing it with something different.

I do like the look of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2019, 09:34
Replies: 12
Views: 769
Posted By cbr1100xx
Alternative knobs

My gear knob is looking a bit sorry for itself so I was just wondering if anyone has got any pictures of alternative knobs.

There are so many different shapes and sizes I cant decide so it over to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th October 2019, 15:59
Replies: 21
Views: 1,289
Posted By cbr1100xx
Took me 2 days to do mine had to resort to a...

Took me 2 days to do mine had to resort to a cut off tool in the end

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 22:44
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By cbr1100xx
Spend a day out in Norfolk, and drop Trikey a pm...

Spend a day out in Norfolk, and drop Trikey a pm , good price and someone who knows what they are doing

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 11:43
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By cbr1100xx
I disagree with this. It's not corrosion as...

I disagree with this.

It's not corrosion as such , its water under the clear coat.
I had exactly the same on my Ford wheels and after spending hours rubbing through the clear , just to get to the...
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2019, 16:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Quick pupdate

I'm nearly 9 months old now and I cant stop growing
Me on guard duty
I will post some more pictures soon
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 19:47
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By cbr1100xx
When the sunroof drains are blocked the water...

When the sunroof drains are blocked the water will run down into the foot well and it will then travel under or through the foam into the rear where it collects and shows up as wet , making you think...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2019, 12:43
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By cbr1100xx
Plenty to choose from.....rear light seals , rear...

Plenty to choose from.....rear light seals , rear window clips , boot seal , waist trims , vents in rear.

Most can be cured with sealant or captain tolleys creeping crack cure , and new light...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2019, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By cbr1100xx
I've been following your posts with interest as I...

I've been following your posts with interest as I had the same issue at the same time....I hope I was lucky and mine just needed fluid and a bleed.
It seems you have exhausted all avenues in your...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2019, 18:12
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By cbr1100xx
It's a great looking car already , cant wait to...

It's a great looking car already , cant wait to see what you have planned for future upgrades:bowdown:

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2019, 19:36
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By cbr1100xx
Get yourself a pair of piston removal pliers, ...

Get yourself a pair of piston removal pliers, clamp on to the inside of the piston , pull the piston out.
Handy if you want to reuse the piston.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2019, 07:59
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By cbr1100xx
Thanks for that.....now I have to change my shirt...

Thanks for that.....now I have to change my shirt and clean up the coffee that just flew across the room
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2019, 18:36
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By cbr1100xx
More painting

Nearly finished the dash today but run out of paint , just the glove box handle to do
I'm thinking a set of Rick-sta's black dials would look good
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2019, 19:39
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Holes

Made some holes in the bonnet....
Or rather made the holes larger
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2019, 15:41
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By cbr1100xx
Tyre fitters

On the way home from work I stopped off at an unbranded tyre fitters to get a replacement valve fitted.
Not a big place , 3 bays and not a chain.
I parked opposite the bays , walked over and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th August 2019, 14:30
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By cbr1100xx
More important jobs

After the clutch issue was sorted I moved on to some much more important jobs
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 14:21
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By cbr1100xx
Seal was removed and has now been topped up and...

Seal was removed and has now been topped up and bleed through a few times .
Pedal feels much better and nice easy gear changes.
So fingers crossed that was it.

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2019, 11:12
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By cbr1100xx
So just looked at the car and there is no fluid...

So just looked at the car and there is no fluid in the master but it is dry around the area.
Also dry around the bottom of the bell housing.
So any ideas what I am looking at or is it a case of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2019, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By cbr1100xx
Clutch issue

Evening all
So wifey took the car shopping this morning and within 10 minutes got a call saying that she couldn't get any gears...
Jumped in the other car and when I got there managed to engage all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2019, 20:43
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By cbr1100xx
There are some cheap tyres out there but do some...

There are some cheap tyres out there but do some research as well.
I am currently running on boto vantage h8 225 45 18 and have been for 2 1/2 years.
I have just changed the fronts over after...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 06:05
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By cbr1100xx
I think its 23mm on the mg and 18mm on the rovers...

I think its 23mm on the mg and 18mm on the rovers but not 100% sure

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2019, 04:16
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbr1100xx
That can wait until I have my 3 weeks off next...

That can wait until I have my 3 weeks off next year , it took me 2 days to change the n/s lower rear bush 2 weeks ago:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 19:43
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By cbr1100xx
Mot passed

Went to blackburn today to get 2 tyres and the fitter offered to carry out an mot while it was on the ramp for £35.
Passed with 2 advisories, play in lower bush or pin and rust on the rear sub...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 14:59
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By cbr1100xx
55 plate for sale in blackburn

Spotted today ,PE55VYT , silver diesel rover 75 , had a quick look round and it seems straight enough bar a few Mark's on the paint.
1 owner , 56000 miles , leather seats and long mot
£795.
I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2019, 16:55
Replies: 45
Views: 2,539
Posted By cbr1100xx
Still using my zt cdti everyday , now nearly on...

Still using my zt cdti everyday , now nearly on 235000 miles.
Looking a bit battered around the edges but just changed the lower engine mounting and n/s lower arm Bush and still surprised how good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2019, 19:54
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Heat

Me and the car nearly melted on our trip back from London.
Outside temp was 38 near Heathrow :mad:
All 4 windows down but just warm air circulating
Not good when you have no air con and no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By cbr1100xx
I would say that it's a weak spring or shock ,...

I would say that it's a weak spring or shock , doesn't have to be leaking or broken , just tired and worn out.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2019, 17:26
Replies: 19
Views: 1,184
Posted By cbr1100xx
Might be a different spring fitted either side ,...

Might be a different spring fitted either side , see if you can see the colour codes on the springs
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th July 2019, 17:13
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By cbr1100xx
Posted

Posted today but missed the last post:duh:
So should be with you on Thursday.
Stan
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th July 2019, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By cbr1100xx
Address

Russell drop me a PM with your details please

Stan
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 13th July 2019, 13:39
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By cbr1100xx
Postage

I would think it will be a small parcel which is £3.55.
If you are happy with that I will post on monday.

Stan
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th July 2019, 19:52
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By cbr1100xx
Spanners

Having a clear out and have got 12 open ended spanners that someone can have for postage costs
Various sizes from 12mm to 17mm ( I think)
I would prefer them to go to a home of someone who wants to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 10:56
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By cbr1100xx
I think the black wheel is used with a space saver

I think the black wheel is used with a space saver
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 17:39
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By cbr1100xx
That is certainly a smart looking car , lovely...

That is certainly a smart looking car , lovely condition
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2019, 17:35
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By cbr1100xx
Gone up a bit but here's my piccy

Gone up a bit but here's my piccy
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2019, 05:15
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
I will be 6 months old on Tuesday and I weigh...

I will be 6 months old on Tuesday and I weigh 26.1 kg as of yesterday
Forum: Social Forum 5th July 2019, 19:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Feeling a bit sore

Had my first operation today , I feel like there is a couple of things missing:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 19:20
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By cbr1100xx
2003 zt cdti.......232890 and rising:}

2003 zt cdti.......232890 and rising:}
Forum: Was it you? 30th June 2019, 16:52
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By cbr1100xx
Blackpool rd blue zt

Had a wave from another blue zt on Blackpool rd , preston today
Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2019, 04:25
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By cbr1100xx
Early hours post and the brain cell must of still...

Early hours post and the brain cell must of still been asleep
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 18:09
Replies: 28
Views: 1,924
Posted By cbr1100xx
Not a problem , it was a tongue in cheek comment....

Not a problem , it was a tongue in cheek comment.
I know its in the manual and is incorrect and I believe it's been mentioned on here a few times

Stan
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 04:13
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By cbr1100xx
The edge of the disc is a working part and this...

The edge of the disc is a working part and this is coated too but the quality of the disc is better overall
With the eicher discs , they get a rusty covering on the swept area after it rains.
The...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 18:26
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By cbr1100xx
Rusty is eicher , about 18 months old Clean is...

Rusty is eicher , about 18 months old
Clean is ebc about 12 months old
3rd is what happens when you hit a rock
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 14:00
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By cbr1100xx
Seem to be working so far , I have eicher discs...

Seem to be working so far , I have eicher discs on the mg and they are rusty , ebc discs on the ford and are still rust free after 9 months.
At work at the moment but will post some pictures later...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 11:58
Replies: 12
Views: 936
Posted By cbr1100xx
EBC discs and pads are my new favorite , come...

EBC discs and pads are my new favorite , come with a anti rust coating as well.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st June 2019, 15:24
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Smile Good vibes

Changed the lower engine mounting again.
At the 3rd attempt , all is well.
1st attempt was fitting a poly bush with the original insert and it was terrible, lots of vibes , rattles and clunking on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 19:06
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By cbr1100xx
Let me know when you are bored next time , you...

Let me know when you are bored next time , you can pop round and do mine:D
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 18:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Why the long face

You looking at me?
Forum: Social Forum 20th June 2019, 18:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Mountain goat

My impression of a mountain goat
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 17:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,924
Posted By cbr1100xx
This is the best thing about this forum Lots of...

This is the best thing about this forum
Lots of advice in the how to section and any problems where you need help , just ask.
People have a wealth of knowledge on here and often give advice and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th June 2019, 16:53
Replies: 28
Views: 1,924
Posted By cbr1100xx
Couldn't help myself , I laughed. Please...

Couldn't help myself , I laughed.

Please don't let him near your brakes.

Might be worth posting where the garage is so others can avoid.

Stan
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 17:27
Replies: 12,461
Views: 902,925
Posted By cbr1100xx
Plenums

After going to work this morning at 0430 and hearing a sloshing sound , thought I had best check them.

Good job as there was about 2" of water sitting there.

Thinking back I can't remember...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th June 2019, 14:25
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By cbr1100xx
And from me

My engine mount and drop links arrived safely as well
Cheers matt
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th June 2019, 05:50
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By cbr1100xx
Thanks to Micky boy

Parcel arrived safely on Saturday

Thanks again for a speedy service

Stan
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2019, 18:39
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Too true There is no better feeling than...

Too true

There is no better feeling than getting home from work , walking through the door and getting flattened before you get a chance to close it.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2019, 14:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Oops forgot about that , have to get my pixel pen...

Oops forgot about that , have to get my pixel pen out next time:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 2nd June 2019, 11:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By cbr1100xx
Forum: Social Forum 27th May 2019, 07:21
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By cbr1100xx
There is an app called traksy have a look on...

There is an app called traksy have a look on there
If you put in a location and look on the map section , it shows you which trains are in that location but if you scroll along it gives you place...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th May 2019, 20:23
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By cbr1100xx
But you didn't get any sweets with your order:D

But you didn't get any sweets with your order:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2019, 04:53
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By cbr1100xx
Oven cleaner , get the one with a bag and leave...

Oven cleaner , get the one with a bag and leave it overnight

Stan
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