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Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2019, 19:46
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Vossy
:icon_lol: not the donkeyman, my BIL was an...

:icon_lol: not the donkeyman, my BIL was an engineer until he retired, he told me about using this many moons ago.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th December 2019, 16:27
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Vossy
50/50 mix of acetone and ATF, I just mix enough...

50/50 mix of acetone and ATF, I just mix enough for what I want, its what is used on ships to remove nuts and bolts rusted by seawater.
Like many here the original plusgas we used in the garages...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2019, 11:17
Replies: 34
Views: 1,778
Posted By Vossy
Ridiculous, it doesn't bother the pikeys though...

Ridiculous, it doesn't bother the pikeys though they just go steal another one, in the meantime your insurance just goes up and up. On a similar note there is a pikey camp local that has a couple of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th December 2019, 14:51
Replies: 34
Views: 1,778
Posted By Vossy
I have plumped for DRMGS drop links this time...

I have plumped for DRMGS drop links this time after having failures with Delphi, it was the 4 year no quibble warranty that swayed me so fingers crossed. I also brought a pair of rear shocks and it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2019, 13:44
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Vossy
Thank you Brian, hang on to them for 4 years...

Thank you Brian, hang on to them for 4 years while the DMGRS warranty is in place :icon_lol:



God knows why, I don't live on a farm or have to drive on especially bad roads, well no more than...
Forum: Technology Forum 3rd December 2019, 11:50
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Vossy
Download CCCleaner from the link below and click...

Download CCCleaner from the link below and click the free version. Run it every couple of days and it will keep the clutter down.



Make sure you untick any boxes to install McAfee or anything...
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2019, 17:24
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Vossy
Snap, I don't watch any of these progs so I was...

Snap, I don't watch any of these progs so I was stumped too. Mrs Vossy just tells me to go play on my computer :icon_lol::icon_lol::icon_lol:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 17:22
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Vossy
Ordered now, and some back shocks too....

Ordered now, and some back shocks too. :xmas-smiley-008:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 14:20
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Vossy
You are the chosen one Brian :bowdown:

You are the chosen one Brian :bowdown:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 14:19
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Vossy
I should have said I used CV grease too :}

I should have said I used CV grease too :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2019, 12:23
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Vossy
Thumbs down Drop links ... Delphi? Think again ..

I had my car on the ramp yesterday to check out another rattling under the front end and yet another drop link failure :mad:

This is the third time in 19 months and 6k miles I have replaced the...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2019, 19:22
Replies: 18
Views: 766
Posted By Vossy
Well its a good thing the police are now taking...

Well its a good thing the police are now taking positive action and not sitting back to wait and see what happens .... :flame:

Could have been much much worse.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 16:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By Vossy
I have TRW brakes (good brakes) all round so I am...

I have TRW brakes (good brakes) all round so I am looking at these too, thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2019, 16:04
Replies: 28
Views: 1,114
Posted By Vossy
I am currently looking at these ones, £92.90 for...

I am currently looking at these ones, £92.90 for the pair with a 2 year warranty.

If most of them only last 2 years what's the point in paying expensive for them?

Wishbones...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2019, 15:59
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Vossy
Just not a Mustang in any sense. I had a...

Just not a Mustang in any sense.

I had a Mach1 many years ago and it was a magnet :ladysman: This one isn't even on the same continent as a Mustang.
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2019, 12:14
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Vossy
Unless driverless cars/vehicles are using a...

Unless driverless cars/vehicles are using a secure tube they will be useless, just stand in front of one and it will stop ... hopefully. Such an easy target for scumbags to rob people, stand and...
Forum: Items Wanted 11th November 2019, 14:15
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Vossy
Here you go: Member on here. Light...

Here you go:

Member on here.

Light seals re-manufacture. (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=142690)
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2019, 17:31
Replies: 16
Views: 562
Posted By Vossy
I was told by a BG engineer who serviced our...

I was told by a BG engineer who serviced our boiler that it will soon be compulsory to have one and was pressured by the guy to have one - I didn't :devil:
Having checked if it will be compulsory...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 17:42
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Vossy
I agree, I decided to hang the keys up when the...

I agree, I decided to hang the keys up when the DCPC came about, so many drivers had had enough of them just trying to take more and more money off us in the name of training. I passed my test at...
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 11:59
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Vossy
Lost mine though, it'll probably turn up under a...

Lost mine though, it'll probably turn up under a carpet somewhere, everything else does :D
Forum: Social Forum 5th November 2019, 11:27
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By Vossy
When I changed from paper to photo card licence...

When I changed from paper to photo card licence they returned mine with all of my HGV entitlements missing, class 1 passed in 1988 and now DVLA say they have no proof of me passing, my paper licence...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd November 2019, 23:35
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By Vossy
That was always my first job as an apprentice...

That was always my first job as an apprentice mechanic, oil spray and grease everything, 50/50 mix of paraffin and engine oil liberally sprayed under the car and into every crevice I could find and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2019, 11:15
Replies: 64
Views: 2,773
Posted By Vossy
I have to clench when I get from under the car...

I have to clench when I get from under the car but not to stop ingress ... :eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2019, 17:16
Replies: 64
Views: 2,773
Posted By Vossy
I concur, I am 63 in a few weeks, once I'm down...

I concur, I am 63 in a few weeks, once I'm down I'm okay until I have to get back up again ...
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2019, 11:30
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Vossy
There are some serious cars in that lot but it's...

There are some serious cars in that lot but it's not until you zoom into the full picture that you get an idea of how bad some of these really are. If someone has a serious budget and has the time to...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2019, 15:28
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By Vossy
Or if Austin resists the huge amounts of money...

Or if Austin resists the huge amounts of money that will offered for the patent and then shelved because it wouldn't make money in the longer term ... oh I'm so sceptical!
Forum: Humour Corner 14th October 2019, 10:51
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Vossy
Police clear climate protesters

Having failed using tear gas they discovered the best spray was Lynx deodorant before the following was deployed.


...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2019, 13:49
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Vossy
DMGRS ... drop links.

I have just had a mail shot from DMGRS and their new front drop links. What can you say?



£15 quid each and a 4 year no quibble guarantee, absolute bargain in my eyes, I fitted Delphi front...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2019, 14:29
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Vossy
Check out this list: :smilie_re: Thread lock...

Check out this list: :smilie_re: Thread lock (http://www.useloctite.com/downloads/cat-global-catalog-na.pdf)

We used to use Caterpillar brand thread lock on heavy plant equipment (Caterpillar...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd October 2019, 13:45
Replies: 163
Views: 10,105
Posted By Vossy
I traveled Europe as a driver for many years...

I traveled Europe as a driver for many years before retiring, many EU countries share data with each other including the DVLA.

In the UK as a rule of thumb we are allowed 10% + 3 mph depending on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 18:27
Replies: 136
Views: 46,732
Posted By Vossy
Yep, that was my intention too.

Yep, that was my intention too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th September 2019, 17:51
Replies: 136
Views: 46,732
Posted By Vossy
I have both rear calipers with seized nipples, I...

I have both rear calipers with seized nipples, I have been giving them a dose of penetrating fluid every few days in the hope that when I attempt them (weather permitting) they will play the game.
Forum: Social Forum 30th September 2019, 17:45
Replies: 20
Views: 683
Posted By Vossy
In 25 years as self employed I was looked at only...

In 25 years as self employed I was looked at only once by the taxman and that was because of a mix up over NIC payments.
The VAT man however is different :mad: 4 investigations in that time, and...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2019, 11:42
Replies: 40
Views: 1,909
Posted By Vossy
Agreed with all that's said, now, if Thomas Cook...

Agreed with all that's said, now, if Thomas Cook had been a bank that had been badly run ...

Another sign of the times, it is sad for all involved, I read the directors are under fire for the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2019, 15:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vossy
Until recently I had another car as well as the...

Until recently I had another car as well as the ZT, a young lady ignored the stop lines at a junction an crunched the front wing, broke the head light unit and scuffed the door but didn't dent it.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 14:36
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By Vossy
A huge tax on the argument of Climate Change too,...

A huge tax on the argument of Climate Change too, we are a tiny rock in the North Atlantic and changes here will make no difference while vast nations and continents are still pumping the stuff out,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2019, 13:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vossy
Try Peter Best, they will do agreed value for...

Try Peter Best, they will do agreed value for you.



Let us know the outcome.




:smilie_re: Peter Best Insurance (https://www.classiccarinsurance.co.uk/agreed-value-car-insurance/)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2019, 15:14
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vossy
No I didn't, I also have just had all new rear...

No I didn't, I also have just had all new rear suspension including upper and lower arms and springs, plus new front suspension and all bushings. Brakes alone cost almost £300 too. They will simply...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2019, 14:12
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vossy
I paid £218 comprehensive, 7000 miles pa, SDP, £0...

I paid £218 comprehensive, 7000 miles pa, SDP, £0 voluntary excess and legal included. Car value at £1,100 according to my policy docs.

All I can say is try.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2019, 12:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Vossy
Try A Plan brokers in Brum, they have always been...

Try A Plan brokers in Brum, they have always been happy to accept a good valuation from me, sensible prices too, this is my 4th year with them because they keep beating comparison sites.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2019, 15:51
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By Vossy
I am no expert but, wow!

I am no expert but, wow!
Forum: Social Forum 6th September 2019, 14:09
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By Vossy
Just to mix it up a bit, I wear a bobble hat when...

Just to mix it up a bit, I wear a bobble hat when it's cold. But then I have an MG and not a Rover :duh: Oh yeah, my eldest son brought me a flat cap last year too :D :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd September 2019, 16:08
Replies: 18
Views: 957
Posted By Vossy
I remember that accident but I fear she is not...

I remember that accident but I fear she is not going to get far with it, I hope she doesn't end up losing big time over this, house etc.
Government departments are so adapt at sidestepping these...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2019, 10:07
Replies: 5
Views: 3,107
Posted By Vossy
Thanks for this, do you know since I've had this...

Thanks for this, do you know since I've had this car I have been thinking about changing the passenger side one because mine has the phone type holder that no phone these days fits and wifey keeps...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2019, 18:59
Replies: 0
Views: 423
Posted By Vossy
CDTi - be wary of this ...

I'm sure this has been posted before but I changed my fuel filter yesterday and discovered that a pipe had been rubbing on the base of the fuel filter platform and had cut almost to the cords of the...
Forum: Social Forum 18th August 2019, 10:58
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Vossy
Not a film but I was watching a Russian car crash...

Not a film but I was watching a Russian car crash clip yesterday and saw a black 75 getting hit, Russian plates.
Forum: Social Forum 6th August 2019, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By Vossy
I have a lawsuit against me ...

... but if I press 1 to reply then the "team" will take care of it for me, or so the message says :D

Are there no new scams about these days, apart from everything the government says obviously?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2019, 12:42
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Vossy
As Russ says, poor software in the autobox and...

As Russ says, poor software in the autobox and that's why running in sport mode cures it. I wish mine would be default in Sports Mode and then the switch was for economy instead of the other way...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2019, 11:54
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Vossy
Arctic did mine at his home, great guy and a...

Arctic did mine at his home, great guy and a wealth of knowledge about theses cars.
You won't go wrong.
Forum: Humour Corner 24th July 2019, 09:26
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Vossy
Oh no! :duh: :duh: :duh: :D

Oh no! :duh: :duh: :duh: :D
Forum: Social Forum 20th July 2019, 19:07
Replies: 66
Views: 1,639
Posted By Vossy
HS2 has to be the biggest waste of money in...

HS2 has to be the biggest waste of money in history, it will end up at over 100 billion (50 billion original estimate) and all for getting a few MP's to London 12 minutes quicker than a current...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2019, 12:45
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Vossy
As always with governments, too late for anyone...

As always with governments, too late for anyone younger than 50 ish to know what this very clever man really brought to the world. Alan Turing was dreadfully treated.

Governments always do the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th July 2019, 13:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By Vossy
Had mine done a few weeks back by Autoglass, they...

Had mine done a few weeks back by Autoglass, they supplied a Pilkington glass screen, no ripples or defects in it as far as I can see.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd July 2019, 13:19
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Vossy
Just a quick go, I'm decorating :mad: Couldn't...

Just a quick go, I'm decorating :mad: Couldn't spend more than ten minutes on it - sorry.

Sheep in picture for trikey too. https://imgur.com/yqdGPKyhttps://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/<blockquote...
Forum: Social Forum 30th June 2019, 11:39
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Vossy
I have had an exact one today too, it must be...

I have had an exact one today too, it must be legit if it's the U.N. :D

Originally reported in SPAMfighter news April 2015.
Forum: Social Forum 26th June 2019, 14:56
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By Vossy
I agree, there is no consistency in sentencing at...

I agree, there is no consistency in sentencing at all, why is there a maximum allowed sentence for any crime anyway? Maybe jail terms should be decided upon by a panel of victims.

Judges and the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2019, 10:11
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Vossy
Hi, I came back yesterday and read the replies. I...

Hi, I came back yesterday and read the replies. I didn't see the need to post any more details to what I added.

The next time I am near a T4 or I can get to one of the meetings I may have it...
Forum: Humour Corner 21st June 2019, 13:12
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Vossy
Electric cars ....

https://i.postimg.cc/mg0tWvM2/IMG-5987.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 11:49
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By Vossy
I have exactly this with mine, 2003 CDTi, it...

I have exactly this with mine, 2003 CDTi, it feels just as if it's locked into a higher gear at 30 mph, when it's in sports mode it doesn't do it, using sports mode does make these diesels drive a...
Forum: Humour Corner 28th May 2019, 16:40
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By Vossy
Should have gone to Specsavers.

Should have gone to Specsavers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th May 2019, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By Vossy
I had the same problem and it looks awful, I have...

I had the same problem and it looks awful, I have stripped away the rest of the black coating, in places it was a nightmare to remove, the trim underneath does have a chrome finish but being plastic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th May 2019, 11:09
Replies: 31
Views: 2,125
Posted By Vossy
I had my TRW brakes from Micks Garage, UK based...

I had my TRW brakes from Micks Garage, UK based and I found them to be quite helpful.

https://www.micksgarage.com/home


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th May 2019, 12:33
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By Vossy
I changed mine 3 years ago, Best of British...

I changed mine 3 years ago, Best of British spares had a load of factory old stock genuine Valeo ones that were never fitted so I'm hoping it lasts as long as the original.
A lifetime warranty can't...
Forum: Social Forum 17th May 2019, 12:29
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Vossy
Yup, I have it downloaded and ready to watch too,...

Yup, I have it downloaded and ready to watch too, I have watched every episode, I also have the very first pilot for the show that was never aired and didn't include Kaley Cuoco, they didn't have the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 14:17
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By Vossy
Lets see how the Thames Barrier copes with a huge...

Lets see how the Thames Barrier copes with a huge tidal swell that we are warned will come from global warming ... :duh:
For us in the Midlands we won't have far to go for the sea front, Rugby maybe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th May 2019, 10:26
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By Vossy
All electric vehicles should be fitted with a...

All electric vehicles should be fitted with a beeper that is audible at 20 metres away when traveling at less than 30mph, I have nearly been run over twice by the things, look, listen and look again...
Forum: Social Forum 16th May 2019, 08:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Vossy
My son uses his for what it was designed for. ...

My son uses his for what it was designed for.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190516/6287549033df23ab55cb5358060610db.jpg
Forum: Photography Corner 16th May 2019, 08:48
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Vossy
My son has a railway behind his house and the...

My son has a railway behind his house and the rats there are also ridiculous, there were a half dozen hanging from one feeder last year like a ride at Alton Towers, the feeder had to come down...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th May 2019, 17:26
Replies: 31
Views: 2,125
Posted By Vossy
I have TRW discs and pads all round, the black...

I have TRW discs and pads all round, the black coating on the edges and hub parts has lasted over a year now and no sign of rust on them, I think the whole set cost about £150 give or take a quid and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2019, 14:40
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By Vossy
Hi Toby, not a pop you by any means but so many...

Hi Toby, not a pop you by any means but so many post a problem here that is answered by the experts but the op's go off at a tangent because e.g. a mate in the know says it's something else.
What I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2019, 09:05
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By Vossy
I read these posts with dispair sometimes. We...

I read these posts with dispair sometimes. We have a great source of knowledge between the experts and experienced members, yet owners sometimes choose to just skimp over the advice given, despite...
Forum: Social Forum 6th May 2019, 14:10
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Vossy
Just discovered this. I have been to the shops...

Just discovered this.
I have been to the shops today and realised I donít understand a word the kids say now.
Forum: Social Forum 4th May 2019, 11:11
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Vossy
Gippy tummy and braces UNDER a sweater .. there's...

Gippy tummy and braces UNDER a sweater .. there's someone living a dangerous life :D
Forum: Social Forum 1st May 2019, 15:13
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Vossy
What's this thread about again? :shrug:

What's this thread about again? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 15:05
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Vossy
Of course not Ian, go for it, they do look good...

Of course not Ian, go for it, they do look good at night and hopefully the burners I have had from Mat will last, the ones I took out were the original Phillips ones.



Hope it all goes well...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:50
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Vossy
Taken at night with a phone camera but that is...

Taken at night with a phone camera but that is just sidelights.

https://i.postimg.cc/gk11Z6pz/mags.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Vossy
Sure, I got these...

Sure, I got these (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/T10-501-W5W-CAR-SIDE-LIGHT-BULBS-ERROR-FREE-CANBUS-8-SMD-LED-XENON-HID-WHITE/161629831750?hash=item25a1e38246:m:me-OTsHfUgJJh0TJ1cv8DZA) in ice blue,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st May 2019, 14:25
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Vossy
I replaced mine a couple of weeks ago because...

I replaced mine a couple of weeks ago because they were looking a bit pinkish, I brought these (https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-d2s-xenon-burners-pair-4300k-6000k-replaces-xbi000040)...
Forum: Social Forum 30th April 2019, 22:29
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Vossy
When it takes you all night to do what you used...

When it takes you all night to do what you used to do all night ...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd April 2019, 17:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By Vossy
I have shopped with Box quite a few times, they...

I have shopped with Box quite a few times, they have some good offers and the mailshots include some silly (low) priced items on occasion, it's not far from me so I can collect, knowledgeable and...
Forum: Social Forum 11th April 2019, 14:28
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Vossy
Vans up to 3.5 ton do come under the domestic...

Vans up to 3.5 ton do come under the domestic hours rules (https://www.gov.uk/drivers-hours/gb-domestic-rules) and have done for many years.

I used to run continental in a van up until 2004 and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th April 2019, 21:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,301
Posted By Vossy
TRW discs and pads all round on my ZT, very...

TRW discs and pads all round on my ZT, very happy.


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Forum: Humour Corner 3rd April 2019, 11:54
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By Vossy
Sneeze

A man got on an airplane and was sat next to a woman, as the plane moved off the woman put a tissue to her nose and sneezed, moaned out loud and shuddered violently in her seat.

As the flight went...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd April 2019, 11:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,161
Posted By Vossy
Apart from it not being a 75 I have seen barn...

Apart from it not being a 75 I have seen barn finds in better condition.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By Vossy
I did put mine in the dishwasher and it made a...

I did put mine in the dishwasher and it made a very good job of it, I had to run the dishwasher on a clean cycle afterwards though :D

Someone on here used Mr Muscle on theirs, it has no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2019, 08:56
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Vossy
Blimey ... lots of us are cracked :D

Blimey ... lots of us are cracked :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th March 2019, 18:55
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Vossy
I need to call my insurers on Monday, I have had...

I need to call my insurers on Monday, I have had a crack appear today too :mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2019, 18:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By Vossy
Without any doubt I would quickly take on...

Without any doubt I would quickly take on swapping the alternator in that or even changing the thermostat .. :D

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2019, 11:25
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Vossy
Angry Sainsbury's fuel

Yesterday I filled up at £122.9 a litre. Today I drove past and it's gone up to £125.9. 3p a litre overnight despite making a pledge to get the merger back on.

Sainsburyís and Asda promise to cap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 21:05
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Vossy
Thanks for the links :D

Thanks for the links :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th March 2019, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By Vossy
I have also been looking for these, my door trim...

I have also been looking for these, my door trim has come away from the door now, I have searched local scrappies all to no avail.
As you say most if not all of us will need this fixing at some...
Forum: Social Forum 9th March 2019, 12:28
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By Vossy
Funny as F, they were so drunk as well and they...

Funny as F, they were so drunk as well and they even said it ... always a go to if I am in need of a good laugh.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2019, 15:00
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Vossy
Jawel paints in Tamworth (close to me) will run...

Jawel paints in Tamworth (close to me) will run swatches over the car or just the area you need to fix to get accurate colour match, then mix a rattle can or a small touch up kit if you want all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2019, 16:32
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By Vossy
During my working life I had a couple of wagons...

During my working life I had a couple of wagons and the one foundry I pulled for used to supply parts to Morgan, I went there at least twice a week for many years, I got to know a lot of the blokes...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 12:56
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Vossy
She was born miserable, never ever seen her any...

She was born miserable, never ever seen her any different. :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th February 2019, 10:22
Replies: 16
Views: 923
Posted By Vossy
They are local to me, I brought a genuine Valeo...

They are local to me, I brought a genuine Valeo alternator from them and a host of other parts, not the cheapest but often the only place that has the goods. No problems dealing with them though.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 10:15
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
Yes Pete, mine has the later cooler. Sent...

Yes Pete, mine has the later cooler.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 10:14
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
The pictures donít do it real justice Steve, it...

The pictures donít do it real justice Steve, it looks lovely in the flesh as it were.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 10:11
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
Yes Pete, mine is a later cooler. Plenty of wd on...

Yes Pete, mine is a later cooler. Plenty of wd on the pipe union or disconnect the pipe from the gearbox.


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Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 08:24
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
I did think of that but only after I had the pipe...

I did think of that but only after I had the pipe undone ... :eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2019, 08:21
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
That looks a real pain, hex bolt so much easier...

That looks a real pain, hex bolt so much easier but it will probably never be off again.
You still have the gold FL?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2019, 19:18
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
Hi Steve, no I didn't take any photos except one...

Hi Steve, no I didn't take any photos except one where half of my knuckles are gone trying to remove the intercooler pipe. The kids have loads of sympathy of course ... Dad, what are you like :D! and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2019, 16:32
Replies: 80
Views: 28,111
Posted By Vossy
Just to add my twopennuth, I changed my fluid...

Just to add my twopennuth, I changed my fluid today using this guide, easy enough to do, the only difficult part for me was pulling the pipe from the intercooler, mine has the vertical pipes and were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2019, 20:55
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Vossy
I have tried using a fine brush to clean it but...

I have tried using a fine brush to clean it but the gap just isnít there to get to it.
The insides were easy, I might get an old unit and try to pull it apart.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2019, 18:09
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Vossy
Saloon rear lights

Has anyone successfully dismantled a rear light unit without breaking it?

I ask because I have some dirt in the corners of mine, I took the lights out and cleaned them inside but there is still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2019, 23:38
Replies: 20
Views: 1,113
Posted By Vossy
Confirmed! Harsh isn't a strong enough word...

Confirmed! Harsh isn't a strong enough word sometimes :D:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 17:20
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Vossy
That's a nice offer Rich, as you say a little too...

That's a nice offer Rich, as you say a little too far though. As a student I'm guessing Raspberrycai is used to funny smells though :D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th February 2019, 11:46
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Vossy
Get copious amounts of bicarbonate of soda and...

Get copious amounts of bicarbonate of soda and sprinkle it liberally over the affected area or everywhere you please, leave it a day or so and then vacuum it up. If the smell is still there then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th February 2019, 13:07
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Vossy
I have dealt with Endon services a few times and...

I have dealt with Endon services a few times and found them to be very helpful, Mike Aldridge is the bloke there and I'm sure they will put things right for you.
Forum: Social Forum 3rd February 2019, 12:32
Replies: 45
Views: 1,810
Posted By Vossy
I do this too, I use the cc a lot because I'm...

I do this too, I use the cc a lot because I'm lazy :D
Also I wondered if I am the only one to drive with sport enabled all the time, I find it much more suited to this car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2019, 18:37
Replies: 19
Views: 1,239
Posted By Vossy
I have done this to my car too, yesterday I was...

I have done this to my car too, yesterday I was sat in a traffic jam without moving for almost 40 minutes, the temp went to 95 degrees but as it was chilly outside I was toasty inside, as soon as I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 13:33
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By Vossy
I think things at ECP will get much worse very...

I think things at ECP will get much worse very soon now that the the top management has changed, they are looking for cuts and that is never good for any business.

ECP ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2019, 13:09
Replies: 122
Views: 5,095
Posted By Vossy
All these great old cars and vans used to pass...

All these great old cars and vans used to pass tests in.

I passed on my 17th birthday in Nov 1973 driving a Datsun Sunny. I wasn't asked to do a 3 point turn or a hill start, I did an emergency...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2019, 16:59
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Vossy
I got this one in now: Ebay thermo...

I got this one in now:

Ebay thermo (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GATES-TH01489-Thermostat-coolant/292832136706?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649)

Tight fit but a little...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th January 2019, 15:40
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Vossy
Here you go: Thermostat how to...

Here you go:

Thermostat how to (https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=74451&highlight=thermostat)

It is simple, I have done it to mine and there is a world of difference in how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2018, 16:18
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Vossy
These are perfect for the job of rust removal,...

These are perfect for the job of rust removal, not the cheapest yet though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACGSzBXKONo
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2018, 11:57
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Vossy
If you buy the Gates one make sure its this one:...

If you buy the Gates one make sure its this one: GATES TH01489 operates at 89 degrees.
They also do TH01483, which as you can guess operates at a lower temp [83 degrees].

Welcome to a toasty warm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2018, 20:27
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By Vossy
I did mine a couple of weeks back, I didn't grind...

I did mine a couple of weeks back, I didn't grind it down and although it was a little tight it fitted into the top hose without being a female horse. I used a bit of washing up liquid in the hose...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th December 2018, 12:55
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By Vossy
I have these and they match my xenons. ...

I have these and they match my xenons.

https://ebay.us/YQQJc2



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Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2018, 12:50
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By Vossy
Good news, well done on a good result. ...

Good news, well done on a good result.

Where my son worked it went like this:
Q] When is a warranty not a warranty?
A] When itís sold to a customer.

Always study the small print.

...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2018, 14:48
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Vossy
These idiots always walk away unscathed, the...

These idiots always walk away unscathed, the systems idea of dealing with a banned driver is to ban him some more ... wtf!
My opinions are very strong so I won't post them but most on here will...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2018, 12:34
Replies: 44
Views: 2,394
Posted By Vossy
Just buy the right spec or higher for your car at...

Just buy the right spec or higher for your car at the lowest price, look for deals everywhere, I grabbed 10 litres of fully synthetic from Carparts not long ago for just 17 quid, Asda are cheaper...
Forum: V8 Forum 27th November 2018, 14:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By Vossy
Just 37'000 miles from new and in fabulous order"...

Just 37'000 miles from new and in fabulous order" is not quite accurate.

Maybe the 11k price tag includes a new set of brakes .... :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2018, 18:17
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Vossy
Snap :D :D

Snap :D :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2018, 18:17
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Vossy
The ones on mine from Delphi have a rubber band...

The ones on mine from Delphi have a rubber band on them, I cut these and replaced with small cable ties but I used a syringe (without the needle of course), available from chemists or the ones you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2018, 08:14
Replies: 71
Views: 4,072
Posted By Vossy
That's a bargain, I paid £72 for mine about 18...

That's a bargain, I paid £72 for mine about 18 months ago, good basic camera and discreet. The only problem I have with it is how it adjusts light, certainly worth just over 20 quid for anyone...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2018, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Vossy
No worries Mat, for six quid and 20 minutes work...

No worries Mat, for six quid and 20 minutes work if it plays up its an easy fix, I get what your saying though. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2018, 18:07
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Vossy
I do have a new version OEM thermostat in my...

I do have a new version OEM thermostat in my garage from Mat (DMGRS) but fitting these isn't a 20 minute job whereas in reality the top hose mod job is.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2018, 17:22
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Vossy
Cdti top hose mod ...

Cheap test for this mod.
I have fitted three oem replacement stats over the last three years and last week I noticed that even over a longer distance the OBD was only showing 78 degrees, it didn't...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2018, 19:52
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Vossy
Another mileage capture

Waiting for the boss when I looked down and it had just clicked over :}


https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/<a href=https://postimg.cc/YLNfw2NX...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2018, 17:49
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Vossy
Great looking lights. The coundown timers are...

Great looking lights. The coundown timers are used in many places now ... except here :shrug:
Around this way traffic lights are just an inconvenience that a lot of people ignore these days.
They...
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2018, 12:37
Replies: 14
Views: 695
Posted By Vossy
My kids (36 and 40 :duh:) use it and all of the...

My kids (36 and 40 :duh:) use it and all of the other social media sites, I don't. As for Facebook I don't want people I never bothered with years ago now "trying to catch up with me".

I am on a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2018, 13:00
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By Vossy
It was well worn and proper retro with studs and...

It was well worn and proper retro with studs and tassles, a couple of rips in it but it just made it more "lived in".

He is only a medium or I could have asked if he still has it.
Forum: Social Forum 28th October 2018, 12:53
Replies: 19
Views: 935
Posted By Vossy
I don't have a jacket but my son was in a similar...

I don't have a jacket but my son was in a similar predicament last year, he trawled the charity shops and found an old leather biker jacket for £15 quid, might be an option.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2018, 14:14
Replies: 26
Views: 2,609
Posted By Vossy
You have to return this to them, I have had grief...

You have to return this to them, I have had grief with Mister Auto before and Mintex brake discs, definitely not genuine items I received, I complained and they had them collected from me.
I see...
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 12:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By Vossy
I'm not a facebook user, I miss out on so much...

I'm not a facebook user, I miss out on so much according to my son .... errr I don't think so :D
Forum: Social Forum 23rd October 2018, 12:49
Replies: 134
Views: 4,951
Posted By Vossy
For the life of me I don't understand why it's...

For the life of me I don't understand why it's known as a British brand ... :shrug: he gets on my wick .. :D
Forum: Technology Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:19
Replies: 12
Views: 1,369
Posted By Vossy
So many of us stopped using pb and there are so...

So many of us stopped using pb and there are so many free alternatives now. I would not go back but I wonder how many images they did delete from their servers.
I wonder if the employee who decided...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:13
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Vossy
They can keep it now, there are so many free...

They can keep it now, there are so many free alternatives with no ads or no watermark, as you say they have lost a massive amount of users.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2018, 10:16
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By Vossy
I have seen a variation of this story for lots of...

I have seen a variation of this story for lots of years now, I have no doubt someone has tried a similar thing and is probably still doing so, the idea is good because you don't mind paying a quid or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2018, 11:50
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By Vossy
My car passed 2 weeks ago and the headlight...

My car passed 2 weeks ago and the headlight washers do not work, the tester never mentioned them and no advisories either.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2018, 10:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Vossy
I have had the exact same problem with my front...

I have had the exact same problem with my front indicators, it is a reoccurring problem for me, first one will stop working and then a couple of weeks later the other one will play up, having...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2018, 11:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By Vossy
I'm very local too, same reason I avoid them.

I'm very local too, same reason I avoid them.
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2018, 09:47
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Vossy
They are robbing dirty scumbags and nothing else...

They are robbing dirty scumbags and nothing else describes them!
As for the council tips, as you say fly tipping will just get worse and worse, I have the same problem with oil but have now started...
Forum: Social Forum 10th September 2018, 11:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,133
Posted By Vossy
He already had a bad reputation in Moto3, a...

He already had a bad reputation in Moto3, a lifetime ban is the only acceptable punishment here, idiots like this do not belong on a racetrack.
I can't see any team taking him on even if he serves...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2018, 23:09
Replies: 61
Views: 4,910
Posted By Vossy
The best I did was to buy a Series 3 XJ6 with the...

The best I did was to buy a Series 3 XJ6 with the plate MRP 5V which I changed to read MR PSV, I had trucks at the time and was introduced to a local bus operator who wanted the plate for his car,...
Forum: Social Forum 4th September 2018, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Vossy
These were lovely cars, I had a Mk1 Granada Ghia...

These were lovely cars, I had a Mk1 Granada Ghia in Rallye Green, 3litre V6 auto, beautiful car, 9 miles to the gallon in winter and almost 18 in the summer but fuel was cheap back then, I had a Mk 3...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2018, 15:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By Vossy
Bosch Aero flats on my ZT, just over 2 years and...

Bosch Aero flats on my ZT, just over 2 years and no signs of smearing degradation, not the cheapest but I would buy them again.
Forum: Technology Forum 19th August 2018, 11:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Vossy
Firestick & Kodi updates

I use Durex too, best one I ever used was FireTV Guru but I think he has given up on updating the build now, as you say they all work pretty much the same and pull from the same sources, I have...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th August 2018, 10:44
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By Vossy
Indeed it is .. it's very naughty and that's why...

Indeed it is .. it's very naughty and that's why I use a vpn :D
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