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Forum: Items Wanted 8th June 2022, 10:26
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Someone is selling some in the members spares for...

Someone is selling some in the members spares for sale section I think.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th May 2022, 15:41
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Coil Overs

Just a quick question to anyone that has fitted the above.

I think I have a snapped spring since the car has dropped slightly. I'll get out and investigate when dry.

My question is about coil...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th May 2022, 15:39
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By FantasticMrFish
It's more just to put them off trying. Dogs are...

It's more just to put them off trying. Dogs are always in a harness in the boot amyway

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Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2022, 21:58
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Load cover with dog net for a 75

As above. Just found out these existed and now I want one 🤣

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2022, 21:57
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I through me for a second too. I think I'll...

I through me for a second too.

I think I'll give it a miss for now but I have saved it so may go back later. I really can't decide if it's nice or not. Not many things split me this much.

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2022, 19:31
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Leather dash

Anyone have any experience with these leather dash kits? I can't decide if it would look magnificent or awful. Don't think there will be a middle ground with it.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2022, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Those load covers with the nets are amazing....

Those load covers with the nets are amazing. Gonna keep my eye out for one now

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Forum: Items Wanted 16th May 2022, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Tourer tailgate and rear window switch pack.

The one that sits with the rear wiper motor

Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 09:40
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Tourer Boot Release buttons.

Anyone know where I can get the above?

The window and boot buttons are not working at the moment. Still opens with key fob so the latch is fine.

I cleaned the connectors last night but still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th May 2022, 17:10
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By FantasticMrFish
ATS Euromaster and service.

Went to get the Aircon regassed yesterday at the above as I have done on many of my car's due to the Groupon offer that's about at the moment. It went well and I drove away cool and happy.

Fast...
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd May 2022, 16:28
Replies: 0
Views: 161
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Few bits.

Light oak gear knob.
Tourer dog gaurd
Android head unit.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th April 2022, 10:13
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Got the eeprom swapped back over for the time...

Got the eeprom swapped back over for the time being.

Cheers for the help.

Shaun

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 19:14
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Sorry completely missed the second half of your...

Sorry completely missed the second half of your comment Rick.

Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 19:11
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks Rick and Bob. I guess my question...

Thanks Rick and Bob.

I guess my question now since it's my daily driver is. Anyone who can Virginie and code in the north east?

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 18:32
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Sounds plausible. I should really stop just...

Sounds plausible. I should really stop just jumping into stuff.

North Newcastle Guru?

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 18:18
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By FantasticMrFish
A little IPK help

Ok, I realise the IPK convo has been done to death but I have searched the forum and can't find any answer to what I'm looking at.

So - I have just bought a facelift that had the bog standard...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th April 2022, 20:09
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By FantasticMrFish
New Member of the Fam

Just been to collect the diesel tourer I've been craving. Few little bits to sort but all in all not bad condition. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220424/e03ab463a909e1d3978f1c52f9925e55.jpg
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Unless I want the Speedo? I'm confused I want to...

Unless I want the Speedo? I'm confused I want to have a fully functioning cluster with the trip computer.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th April 2022, 08:00
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By FantasticMrFish
IPK Message centre.

Quick question.

If I have a big standard ipk without the screen.

Would I be right in assuming that swapping out to a new ipk. Changing the stalk and transfering the EPROM chip would make...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th April 2022, 21:42
Replies: 0
Views: 127
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Zt-t or Tourer Diesel

As above, just looking to see what's out there. Closer to th north east the better

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2022, 22:08
Replies: 34
Views: 1,751
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Since we're talking about it. What's the deal...

Since we're talking about it. What's the deal with pressed metal plates. The embossed type? I've always liked them but can never find a straight answer as to whether they are road legal.

Sent from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st January 2022, 17:16
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By FantasticMrFish
At least someone got it who will look after it....

At least someone got it who will look after it. I've been offering increasing amounts for this for the last 2 days and the seller was just ignoring me completely. Even offered full price as I thought...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 12:49
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Well if it comes on that's an improvement, pm me...

Well if it comes on that's an improvement, pm me with what you are looking for.

Ta

Shaun

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Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 12:24
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Either. I currently have the trip computer screen...

Either. I currently have the trip computer screen but it is fully nackered (opened it up and looks like previous owner had messed with it) so if I could get my hands on one that is readable then I...
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 10:22
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Mk 1 petrol instrument cluster.

Looking for the above.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 11:30
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Old IPK screen

Hi all. is it possible to add an only ipk screen. The light up logo one to a instrument cluster that is designed for a high line screen.

My screen is goosed completely so I was going to just add...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 10:51
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By FantasticMrFish
To my shame I knew this and did it anyway. Was...

To my shame I knew this and did it anyway. Was more concerned with getting the doors to close. In hindsight I should have drove around when I was 'locked in'

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 10:50
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks for all the replays. Drivers door has...

Thanks for all the replays. Drivers door has sorted itself out now so I'll go out at lunchtime with some silicone. Passenger front and rear are doing fine now the ice had melted. Just the rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 08:05
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cold and Door Locks

Anyone ever had this issue before.

Was heading to work this morning so out to the car I went. Was very cold overnight up here so it was frozen up.

Scraped the windscreens and got in the car. ...
Forum: Items Wanted 2nd January 2022, 12:34
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By FantasticMrFish
MK1 projector or Xenon's headlights.

Looking to upgrade the look of the front end.

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Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th December 2021, 22:32
Replies: 2
Views: 1,396
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Bumping the comment just in case 😉 Sent from...

Bumping the comment just in case 😉

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Forum: Items Wanted 29th December 2021, 19:05
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By FantasticMrFish
MG7 rear light cluster.

Anyone know anywhere reliable to pick these up?

Ta!

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 17:18
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers for the info Simon. Fingers crossed...

Cheers for the info Simon.

Fingers crossed this one is ticked off the list.

Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 16:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks T-cut. Just an update the car is...

Thanks T-cut.

Just an update the car is running again thankfully. I undid the filter again and it appeared the oring was in position. I did notice that the float arm was unattached from the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2021, 16:14
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Hi all. New filter oring and filter housing...

Hi all.

New filter oring and filter housing clip are on. I can feel the system pressurising through the fuel filter outlet pipe (or I think I can). Still no start.

Question is on the 1.8t...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 16:15
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Bit of an update for anyone interested. Had the...

Bit of an update for anyone interested. Had the RAC out with the simple goal of getting towed to the specialist garage I use. They guy that arrived was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and wanted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 14:51
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers for the advice T-cut. You made me paranoid...

Cheers for the advice T-cut. You made me paranoid so I went back out to check the filter again and I had dislodged the bigger oring inside the filter housing. I'm guessing I did that during the first...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 13:39
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Just to note, I have checked the filter for a...

Just to note, I have checked the filter for a third time. I will be ordering the FOC since the bayonette is now loose where it was ceased on before.

Only thing filter related is it's a bit...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 12:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Ok, so having enlisted the help of the better...

Ok, so having enlisted the help of the better half I had my ear to the pump when she turned on the ignition and the pump appears to be "pumping".

This is good and bad. Good that it's not the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 10:48
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I did lift the back seat and the pump cover but...

I did lift the back seat and the pump cover but I'm going to have another go today, I'll try swapping the relays. I fear if it's the pump I'm going to send it to the garage as I don't feel like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2021, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I did try to listen but couldn't hear anything. ...

I did try to listen but couldn't hear anything.

It's a 2002

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2021, 11:36
Replies: 18
Views: 1,233
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Petrol Fuel Pump.

Right my expert friends, I'm hoping for a little help.

So after the no start yesterday I've done some digging this morning.

Fuse has continuity for the pump however it is a 30A. Am I correct...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2021, 21:43
Replies: 13,765
Views: 1,449,618
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Decided to go to shopping today and wouldn't you...

Decided to go to shopping today and wouldn't you know it JBR2 wouldn't start. Did a few things to narrow it down and it isn't getting fuel. Checked the ECU for water, nothing. Started the engine with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2021, 20:09
Replies: 13,765
Views: 1,449,618
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Just shy of 20mpg Sent from my M2007J3SG...

Just shy of 20mpg

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Forum: Items Wanted 21st October 2021, 11:22
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Screen was bottle cap

**Found**Need a replacement screen wash bottle cap if anyone breaking has one spare.

Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: Items Wanted 21st October 2021, 11:09
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Rocker Cover Bolt

**Found**Snapped a cam cover bolt when trying to remove 😡 so looking for a replacement. Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: Items Wanted 5th October 2021, 22:08
Replies: 0
Views: 220
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Viking alloys

More of a fact finding mission that a request. How much do Viking alloys typically sell for? I'm toying with the idea of hunting for some as I think they are stunning but not if they go for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th September 2021, 09:29
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By FantasticMrFish
This is getting more insane by the day. What is...

This is getting more insane by the day. What is happening to the world.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 12:43
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By FantasticMrFish
All received Steve. Once again many many...

All received Steve.

Once again many many thanks, things like this make me love this club.

Got something to do tonight as everything else needs hours not mins and it's raining 😉

Cheers
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 21:28
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks, it does stop when I'm stationary. I'll...

Thanks, it does stop when I'm stationary. I'll add it to the list to take a look at. It's forever getting longer.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:45
Replies: 59
Views: 3,983
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I said shut!?!?!?! Hahahahaha Sent from my...

I said shut!?!?!?! Hahahahaha

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 59
Views: 3,983
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Oh the 2 closest supermarkets to me have NAUGHTY...

Oh the 2 closest supermarkets to me have NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD-NAUGHTY WORD- up shop as of today. This little local independent station is in the tiny ex mining village where I live...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:32
Replies: 59
Views: 3,983
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I got in the local garage last night with no huge...

I got in the local garage last night with no huge line. I'll add I was empty and needed petrol, I'm not a panic buyer. Same garage this morning 15 deep waiting to get in.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 19:29
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Petrol Needle Dancing

Just wondering if anyone knows of an issue that causes the petrol needle to dance up and down depending on the level of the ground. I know a tiny bit can be playable but we're talking a quarter tank...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Ahhh Arctic, you are a star. It's three wire....

Ahhh Arctic, you are a star. It's three wire. Photo attached.

PM me your details and I'll happily pay postage or whatever you want.

Cheers
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By FantasticMrFish
What is this connector?

I was mucking around cleaning under the Bonnet the other day and I noticed this connector is very easy to remove, a little more digging and I found it should have a metal retaining clip which mine...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 16:49
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By FantasticMrFish
That's the place, just on the other side of the...

That's the place, just on the other side of the single lane bridge.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 16:08
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By FantasticMrFish
https://www.facebook.com/BridgefieldsBargains/ ...

https://www.facebook.com/BridgefieldsBargains/


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 16:06
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I may have to pop back for some. Place is called...

I may have to pop back for some. Place is called Bridge field Bargains in Newburn, bit of an odds and sods shop. It's about 300yards from MGR John's garage if you know of him.

£12 for 5 litres. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 12:44
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Anyone had any experience with this?

Anyone used this oil before? A local shop to me is selling it VERY cheap. I don't know whether to use it as oil or whether to actually flush the engine with it before filling it up with a different...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:05
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Still required Macafee however I have stopped...

Still required Macafee however I have stopped looking at the moment while I do a LOT of work on the engine 😵

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 12:08
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Never had the pleasure, I do recall seeing Jarrow...

Never had the pleasure, I do recall seeing Jarrow Elvis when I was very very young I think they used to perform together at some clubs so maybe I did.


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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 11:39
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Nothing to do with me but decent example for sale.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1611461705725542/?ref=facebook_story_share

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th August 2021, 21:44
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Top end rebuild

Weather permitting I'll be taking the engine apart down to the block this weekend, I'm also going to remove the radiator to give it a once over and flush if it's still in decent condition.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2021, 20:26
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Def no emulsion. My first car was a 25 with k...

Def no emulsion. My first car was a 25 with k series and that had a head gasket failure so I'm familiar with the brown sludge of doom, all be it 15 years ago.

Thanks for the gas tip. I'll give...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2021, 15:46
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Well quick update. I have topped off the coolant...

Well quick update. I have topped off the coolant to the fill line and seems to be a very slight leak so it is proving harder to find than expected but I expect I'll have time to find it when I'm...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 20:07
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks everyone. Looks like I'm going to have a...

Thanks everyone. Looks like I'm going to have a busy weekend. I'll go through the papers but I don't think I noticed anything head gasket related.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 18:19
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Throttle pressing reset? I'm intrigued Sent...

Throttle pressing reset? I'm intrigued

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 18:18
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Couldn't tell you, only had the car since earlier...

Couldn't tell you, only had the car since earlier this year and it wasn't due a service until next month meaning I haven't inspected them as of yet.

Cheers

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 17:40
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
It eases off a bit but never fully settles. I'm...

It eases off a bit but never fully settles. I'm going to take the rocker cover and head off over the weekend so I'll take a look at the plugs too. Need to track down a slight slip/misfire under hard...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 16:36
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Well it certainly has a rough idle, was planning...

Well it certainly has a rough idle, was planning on cleaning the throttle body but I may take a look at this first. Cheers Steve.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 15:48
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Oil and Coolant Loss

I know this will have been covered many times before but I have a daft question.

Where am I most likely to be losing coolant and oil from. Car seems to get warm very quickly so I'm planning on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st August 2021, 10:27
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By FantasticMrFish
IPK screen.

Hi all, how hard it is to move the IPK as I need to check it over since my screen is now completely dead.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By FantasticMrFish
The auto and the tourer part aren't directly...

The auto and the tourer part aren't directly linked, it's more the diesel I want to do longer drives.

The tourer comes in handy as my longer drives tend to be going touring the northh coast of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 11:03
Replies: 86
Views: 8,807
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Was driving past John on Friday, I would have...

Was driving past John on Friday, I would have popped in for a nose about if I had been up to date with the thread.

Sounds like she is gonna be running mint.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2021, 22:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I'm edging toward the tourer but I may have to...

I'm edging toward the tourer but I may have to find a way to keep both. The saloon is scruffy but looking better by the day as I'm getting round to the jobs that need doing. It's a money pit but it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th July 2021, 15:35
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Just spotted this.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/820499135522132/?ref=facebook_story_share

Cheap as chips for a really low milage car. Looks like both sills need doing but seems a decent motor.

I'm...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd July 2021, 09:48
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Boot badge and trim

Anyone have the Cowley setup badge and trim available?

This is not my picture, found it on a one thread. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210722/82c8ea6cc9c32db8e03a2a701b501cde.jpg

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 22:53
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Bookmarked 🤗 Sent from my M2007J3SG using...

Bookmarked 🤗

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 22:21
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers Steve Sent from my M2007J3SG using...

Cheers Steve

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 19:51
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Boot Badge

Planning on sourcing a boot bade and non badged chrome trim for the saloon. My question is for those that have retrofitted these parts. Do you drill the boot lid for the two lugs or have people just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 11:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Saloon to Tourer

Considering swapping my 1.8t saloon for a Diesel Tourer.

Anyone got any pros and cons?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 11:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,114
Posted By FantasticMrFish
What are you selling? Sent from my...

What are you selling?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 10:50
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Posted By FantasticMrFish
Discount code takes them to £11.37...

Discount code takes them to £11.37 😲https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210721/0735aa3c2d6eba581c5ba3070d2bcd34.jpg

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2021, 10:38
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Got X2 Rimmer assy's on the bay for £100. That...

Got X2 Rimmer assy's on the bay for £100. That included the pads and mechanisms. Worth keeping an eye out.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2021, 21:20
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Hi John. It was def coming from the filter...

Hi John.

It was def coming from the filter away and when I removed the palate the next day it was still saturated.

The picture I posted was the start of the 2nd puddle after about 1 min. It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th July 2021, 21:17
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
No orange clip but I did try to open up the...

No orange clip but I did try to open up the filter housing and the thing would not budge so I just left it be for now. I will get round to fitting a new filter but didn't see the point of forcing it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 16:50
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I did, it's just very fiddly to get it in...

I did, it's just very fiddly to get it in position. Like I said, I think I got it correctly but I don't know how to test the theory of that. No more petrol spills and smells so I'm guessing it's good...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 17:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I think I have it seated properly and no spillage...

I think I have it seated properly and no spillage when I drove it around for a bit but I don't know how to test it further, I don't want to go put more petrol in it. Is there anyway of pressure...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 17:22
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
That was a plus but being an automotive...

That was a plus but being an automotive mechanical engineer you don't want to know the words I was using to describe the BMW engineers that thought that gasket setup was a good idea.

Sent from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 15:58
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
It leaking because about 80% of the gasket was in...

It leaking because about 80% of the gasket was in the fuel tank. Problem is the oring design must have been by Satan himself as getting that thing in with the filter in place is not possible.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 10:37
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I'm going to take a look when I finish work...

I'm going to take a look when I finish work today. I had already read about the orange clip so I'll get one ordered if needed.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 18:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers T-Cut. May as well do the filter while I...

Cheers T-Cut. May as well do the filter while I am at it. I know it's not nessisary in petrol but may as well.

No work done to the tank. Closest thing is had the back box replaced a little while...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 17:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
It was brim full, I'd say must have lost about 5...

It was brim full, I'd say must have lost about 5 litres and gauge is still reading full.

I was looking for the source but couldn't see it looked as if it was running down the side of the tank...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 16:54
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Stuck at the Forecourt

Just been to fill her up and one of the guys at the garage noticed the fuel was leaking. Been going a solid 10 mins now and that is the second puddle in the pic as I got pushed to the side of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 10:47
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers Biffa They are the sort of thing I...

Cheers Biffa

They are the sort of thing I was looking for, guess I'll have to check any cars up for breaking to see if I can find any.

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 10:27
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Car Mats

Did they ever make 75 branded rubbers mats with the fixing holes for the footwell clips?

Shaun

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Forum: Items Wanted 14th July 2021, 13:49
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Arrived safe and sound. Many thanks again. ...

Arrived safe and sound. Many thanks again.

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Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 22:32
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By FantasticMrFish
You sir are a star. Was starting to get annoying...

You sir are a star. Was starting to get annoying having to line up the switches with the PCB to get the windows back up 🤣

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Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Thanks Bob I have an email in with them to...

Thanks Bob

I have an email in with them to confirm its the correct part.

Shaun

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Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 22:22
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Very much appreciated Suzublu. Just pm me...

Very much appreciated Suzublu.

Just pm me what you want for it and how I can transfer the cash.

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 09:48
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Best Budget Head Unit with DAB and SAT NAV.

Anyone got anything budget friendly fitted into their 75 that they can recommend. May upgrade at a later date to a better unit but for the time being, just purchased a house and needs renovations I...
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 09:13
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By FantasticMrFish
All sorted, Thanks to Dave Sent from...

All sorted,

Thanks to Dave

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 08:57
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Zt Breaking Both East.

Anyone know of any ZT saloons that are breaking in the Newcastle area? Thinking of going full grey/ black interior in my 75 so really could do with picking up the parts rather than shipping.

Sent...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 08:51
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I can see what they're going for with the look...

I can see what they're going for with the look but certainly not to my taste.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 08:37
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Views: 356
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Cheers Rev All sorted.

Cheers Rev

All sorted.
Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 08:30
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Posted By FantasticMrFish
Bump. Still no joy, I tried college motors...

Bump.

Still no joy, I tried college motors but nothing. I have them on FB now so I'll keep an eye out.

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Forum: Items Wanted 13th July 2021, 08:29
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Drivers 4 window switch pack.

Looking for a new drivers window switch as 2 of the buttons on mine have snapped and it is just annoying.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 08:18
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Subs

Hi all, I think it's about time I paid my subs so can someone direct.me as to how?

Cheers

Shaun

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Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 13th July 2021, 08:15
Replies: 2
Views: 1,396
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Hi BBrush Is the black oak gear surround...

Hi BBrush

Is the black oak gear surround still available? Would you post it at my cost if it is, cheers.

Shaun

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2021, 21:17
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By FantasticMrFish
They are welcome in the mirrors anytime but I'm...

They are welcome in the mirrors anytime but I'm not a huge fan of spiders so don't really want a beast webbing down in front of me as I'm heading down the A1 at 70mph.

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Forum: Items Wanted 24th June 2021, 22:19
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Quick bump as I still can't find any 🤣

Quick bump as I still can't find any 🤣
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 15:37
Replies: 16
Views: 1,408
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Tempted to Scrap.

Well I have a dilemma at the present time. My Father in Law borrowed the car this week while his was in the body shop and he has informed me of a problem.

Apparently there is a spider the size of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2021, 22:07
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By FantasticMrFish
I work with electronics and we use a product...

I work with electronics and we use a product called Nygel contact grease. Does the same job but is conductive. Not 100% sure vasiline is conductive.

On another note, vasiline can be used as flux...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2021, 13:38
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By FantasticMrFish
OEM Rear parking sensors.

So my 75 has OEM parking sensors that I have been meaning to fix since I bought the car.

No beep or anything when I first got the car so I began my diagnostic.

1. No reverse light - had a new...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd May 2021, 13:33
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Rear Seatbelt Anchor Bolt Size

Does anyone know the fastner size as listed in the title.

I've managed to misplace mine so now I'm getting a lot of grief from Mrs Fish for to the rear seats being in the kitchen.

I've...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st May 2021, 08:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By FantasticMrFish
It's on my to do list in the next few years,...

It's on my to do list in the next few years, electric ZT. Going to see what's involved in taking the new MG electric drive train and transfering it over.
Forum: Items Wanted 19th May 2021, 21:02
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Torpedo badges

Hi all. Looking for some 1.8 torpedo badges. I have seen images of them but can't seem to find any for sale.

Cheers
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 19th May 2021, 20:56
Replies: 36
Views: 5,284
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Can't believe I missed the window switches 🤣.

Can't believe I missed the window switches 🤣.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2021, 08:48
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By FantasticMrFish
MOT Pass

Took 2 goes but got a pass yesterday. Failed on OS handbrake, stupid me didn't adjust the brand-new handbrake assembly and backplate I installed properly.

Took a new backbox, front and rear...
Forum: Was it you? 14th May 2021, 12:12
Replies: 13
Views: 1,906
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Think I spotted this car on Chain bridge Road in...

Think I spotted this car on Chain bridge Road in Blaydon yesterday too!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 16:59
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Number Plate Auction

Just having a glance at some upcoming numberplate auctions on the DVLA.

75 ROV starting price of £1200 coming soon.

Unfortunately I have better things to spend my money on at the moment to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th May 2021, 11:21
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Indeed. I'm looking forward to many more pounds...

Indeed. I'm looking forward to many more pounds being spent with him. He did bring my attention to coolant and oil leaking when it was.up on the ramp so may need to accelerate my plans to get the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th May 2021, 20:45
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By FantasticMrFish
MGR John

Been to meet MGR John today for those of us in the NorthEast.

Guy seems very knowledgeable and very passionate about 75s and ZTs.

Should have the car back tomorrow with a nice fresh rear sill...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd April 2021, 10:17
Replies: 17
Views: 1,879
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Where abouts is he based?

Where abouts is he based?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Foam under rear seat Saloon.

Hi everyone.

Quick question. Since I've been fixing things for the last few weeks I did find when I removed the rear seat base that it was soaked.

My question is what is a suitable replacement...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2021, 17:34
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Rear windscreen chrome trim.

Hi all. Just been starting this week's job of sealing up the clips under the rear windscreen trim.

Once I got it started I decided to pull the whole lot off to give the underneath a good clean....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 22:03
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Yes I was. Managed to get it off after I posed...

Yes I was. Managed to get it off after I posed this. Someone is the last had bodged it with a cable tie and a strange bracket, managed to break the bracket so I could at least get it out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2021, 13:18
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Saloon Parcel Shelf

Looking for a little help removing my parcel shelf.

I've followed the old guides and no joy.

Big difference is no 10mm nuts under the shelf in the boot. Seems to be a bolt coming down from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2021, 21:11
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By FantasticMrFish
The stainless rod is essentially absorbing a...

The stainless rod is essentially absorbing a static axial load, and the cross section is significantly more that the nut and the threaded component.

If you then think or the nut applying and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2021, 18:57
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Need to be careful with such a load bearing nut,...

Need to be careful with such a load bearing nut, tensile strength of stainless is significantly less than plated mild steel.

I'm not saying it can't be swapped out but it would need some...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2021, 18:54
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By FantasticMrFish
What I've been up to.

Started doing some jobs on the 75.

Pelhem drains cleared.
Bonnet cable mods lubed, flipped and cable tie applied.
Cleaned up the mess the previous owner made of sealing the rear light cluster...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2021, 18:40
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Parking Sensor ECU Connector

Hi, does anyone know if the black connector from the parking assist ECU is available to buy or is it more cost effective to but I new unit?

Was doing some work in the boot over the weekend and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Can't seem to post an image so hopefully this...

Can't seem to post an image so hopefully this link works

https://images.app.goo.gl/txJqdNi259cNq96MA
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd March 2021, 12:11
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Name or Part number?

Hi guys. Trying to find out the name or part number of a piece of trim from the saloon boot. My new purchase came without so I'm trying to find a replacement. It's the plastic trim that sits around...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 22:10
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Just like that, I better start researching now as...

Just like that, I better start researching now as it looks.........interesting to say the least.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 20:59
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By FantasticMrFish
R75 ZT Conversion

Just curious if anyone has done any digging into electrification of a 75 or ZT I've been thinking about it for a little while but haven't done any real research into what's involved.

May be a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th March 2021, 20:43
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Nice little project?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174690796798

Seems with a but if work this could be a nice runaround with decent miles.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th March 2021, 09:17
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Very much appreciated, this is about 10 mins from...

Very much appreciated, this is about 10 mins from my house so that is perfect ��
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th March 2021, 23:20
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Local breakers.

Hi All.

Just wondering if anyone specifically knows of any breakers/ scrappys in the North East that has any 75s. Planning on starting multiple jobs on my 02 75 Club SE and would love to have an...
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 11th March 2021, 08:01
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By FantasticMrFish
Hi all, Just purchased my first 75, decided...

Hi all,

Just purchased my first 75, decided I was going to save one of the best looking cars ever made (IMO).

It's a little rough but my plan was to bring her back to life.

To commit fully...
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