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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 21:36
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By clf
lol not for me. I do not really care, I have...

lol

not for me. I do not really care, I have my preferences and needs to which I apply - in both my choices, it was about timing. They each were on offer, and represented great value, Particularly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2021, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By clf
It is adequate. It suits me and my taste in...

It is adequate. It suits me and my taste in music.

The boot light is very simple, about a fiver to do, I think it only took about ten minutes to do too! Though the self adhesive used was not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 13:08
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By clf
What brand is your well made jack :p Sent...

What brand is your well made jack :p

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 01:22
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By clf
Well true, especially if you are considering...

Well true, especially if you are considering 1510kg also :p:

But you have actually answered your original question though. It does give a theoretical greater tolerance, therefore theoretical...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 20:29
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By clf
just into the interior lights. You can make it as...

just into the interior lights. You can make it as complicated or as easy as you wish (coming on with all the lights - one wire down to the floor, with an earth from the fuse box area, or one corner...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 20:26
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By clf
lol, especially when some are 1570kgs :p:

lol, especially when some are 1570kgs :p:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 18:59
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By clf
I have had THESE...

I have had THESE (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/372534384424?hash=item56bcc79728:g:4PUAAOSwdsBdXB-Q) for the past 3 or 4 years. They claim to be canbus compatible, but the ones I received were not - but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 18:48
Replies: 44
Views: 1,093
Posted By clf
THIS...

THIS...
Forum: Was it you? 14th October 2021, 13:45
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By clf
Reads like marmite, 75driver on here. Sent...

Reads like marmite, 75driver on here.

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Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 13:43
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By clf
You could report it to either police or ebay for...

You could report it to either police or ebay for consideration.

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Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 13:42
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By clf
Knowing the history, and with no mention of 'the...

Knowing the history, and with no mention of 'the family/estate, declining its return' it could be considered as stolen (as it is read). If this is the case, the seller could.be liable.to handling...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th October 2021, 22:43
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By clf
Have you done the double dip to check the oil? ...

Have you done the double dip to check the oil? Mine will show high on the initial examination.

If it is leaking into oil, there would be some mayo evidence.

Losing coolant is relatively...
Forum: Social Forum 7th October 2021, 15:45
Replies: 32
Views: 1,378
Posted By clf
What if the female officer was an aggressive...

What if the female officer was an aggressive narcissistic lesbian?

I think we are heading towards catering for so many theoretical situations that the whole system will implode.

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Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 20:25
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By clf
You may have been in France for a number of years...

You may have been in France for a number of years in the past. The problem is, you are not there now, and maybe not going there soon? I assume you are still going to New Zealand, so your experience...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 19:51
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By clf
Why concern yourself what the French think? Do...

Why concern yourself what the French think? Do you think landing in New Zealand, the border guards are going to listen to your protestations that the 'French think previous contraction is better'?...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 19:44
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By clf
I know nothing of this Israel study, nor any...

I know nothing of this Israel study, nor any others really - I have no interest, as a survey will not stop me from contracting it (if it is the country, I am not sure I would trust it). But this is...
Forum: Social Forum 6th October 2021, 10:50
Replies: 33
Views: 1,072
Posted By clf
You do.know the vaccination and any previous...

You do.know the vaccination and any previous infection with the virus does not make you immune from getting it again? Or from passing it on if you are asymptomatic?

Treat it as you would a cold...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th October 2021, 10:15
Replies: 24
Views: 1,368
Posted By clf
Reading that it reminds me of park mode in my old...

Reading that it reminds me of park mode in my old renault 5 wipers. Switch the car off, and the wipers returned to the off position, it had it's own dedicated fuse for this, as it was a permanent...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd October 2021, 16:16
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By clf
Why would they be held responsible? It was the...

Why would they be held responsible? It was the headline makers and the headline readers that made an issue from.something that didnt exist at that time. The rha suggested a possibility (from.what you...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd October 2021, 17:44
Replies: 32
Views: 1,378
Posted By clf
I would bet, that if the death penalty was...

I would bet, that if the death penalty was available to the judge/jury, it would likely have had to have been rescinded due to health and safety laws.

That said, with whole.life tariffs, I dont...
Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 19:21
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By clf
Saw this on social media, and thought it was...

Saw this on social media, and thought it was rather accurate

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=86162&stc=1&d=1632939639
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 19:16
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By clf
well, I would assume that would be sorted out...

well, I would assume that would be sorted out prior. But adding another name to a policy is not normally that expensive. In my case, for 9 months, I think it was just the 'admin' fee of £20 and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 13:54
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By clf
Inaccuracy/uncalibrated of a pit lane speed...

Inaccuracy/uncalibrated of a pit lane speed camera?

Tall and flat vehicles could be over recorded (see initial post)?

Or a downhill section of road?

Just potential reasons?

Sent from my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 13:29
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By clf
Hand her the keys would be the easiest way. Then...

Hand her the keys would be the easiest way. Then your car will get a little blast every so often

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Forum: Social Forum 29th September 2021, 10:42
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By clf
I am.in the same boat, regarding a stainless...

I am.in the same boat, regarding a stainless exhaust. Emailed via powerflow, direct and left telephone messages over past 3 weeks. But I want it, nowhere else convenient so have to wait.Errm there...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 13:57
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By clf
Good luck to someone able to siphon it out of the...

Good luck to someone able to siphon it out of the pipes on modern cars.



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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th September 2021, 10:48
Replies: 24
Views: 1,368
Posted By clf
Having the sex9ndaey fuse box under the main fuse...

Having the sex9ndaey fuse box under the main fuse box as in some.meganes may make life easier for the assembly line, it bore no thought to the technicians (not mechanic) who had to trace a fault or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th September 2021, 20:31
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By clf
STOP! Buy a camera, it will be cheaper. With the...

STOP! Buy a camera, it will be cheaper. With the price of timber those wooden clothes pegs are worth a fortune lol
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 20:30
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By clf
give them a chance to get back to answer the...

give them a chance to get back to answer the phone. The person in the office is maybe out delivering lol
Forum: Social Forum 27th September 2021, 13:55
Replies: 54
Views: 2,083
Posted By clf
Of course it was foreseen, remember toilet rolls?...

Of course it was foreseen, remember toilet rolls? unfortunately it could.not have been avoided.

People are selfish, stupid and lazy. I just hope those that stockpiled the fuel have their garages,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 19:54
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By clf
I discovered this too with one of the fastest...

I discovered this too with one of the fastest cars in the world a few years ago. A hired ;) 3 pot Ibiza. Booting it, gave a sound that reminded me of a V6 albeit slightly higher pitched. Stands to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2021, 14:40
Replies: 19
Views: 943
Posted By clf
you have probably seen it already, the project...

you have probably seen it already, the project Binky guys entered a race series with one HERE...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 23:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,623
Posted By clf
Have you read/heard about the Parkside one? If I...

Have you read/heard about the Parkside one? If I recall, was about £15, only bought as a 'just in case' option in the tool bag. No idea how good or bad it is, but it seemingly does DC also. Can also...
Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 20:17
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By clf
How was that not.picked up on an mot? That disc...

How was that not.picked up on an mot? That disc surely could not have got that lop sided in less than a year

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Forum: Social Forum 25th September 2021, 12:22
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
I mentioned the mp, as your issue and complaint...

I mentioned the mp, as your issue and complaint is mainly a legislative matter and trying not to introduce political discussion. But your comment above goes some way to explain some of your previous...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 21:12
Replies: 59
Views: 3,043
Posted By clf
'twas the same in Newtownabbey today. No queues,...

'twas the same in Newtownabbey today. No queues, full shelves, all good there too. Also just sayin' ;)
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 18:30
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
So you took it to your mp? And sacrificed by...

So you took it to your mp? And sacrificed by postponement, your trip, to allow the countries a chance to recover and develop their immunity. Being part of the problem, denies the right to blame or...
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 13:47
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
I miss not having snot dry up in my nose, causing...

I miss not having snot dry up in my nose, causing discomfort and pain when removed, I shall stop wearing a mask. :shrug:

As I said, do your bit or stop complaining about others not doing theirs.
Forum: Social Forum 24th September 2021, 11:51
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
So, I hope you will be doing your bit by...

So, I hope you will be doing your bit by postponing your travel? At least initially until NZ get up to speed with their vaccination programs (subsequently other countries). Holidays abroad are not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2021, 22:52
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By clf
This is only likely to be possible on the low...

This is only likely to be possible on the low pressure side.

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I had a failure on the high pressure side (it can rub...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 22:45
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
EXACTLY!, you have 'already said' ....... what...

EXACTLY!, you have 'already said' ....... what are YOU doing about it, instead of stating the obvious (again!) and regurgitating the tabloid headlines.

What did your local MP say about it when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd September 2021, 11:30
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By clf
Have you adjusted the brightness of them on the...

Have you adjusted the brightness of them on the light switch?

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Forum: Social Forum 23rd September 2021, 10:59
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
.......... and? You seemed to have...

.......... and?


You seemed to have finished your comment early, for if that is it, it is what I refer to, as the 'we are all honking to die comment'.

It is such an obvious and well known...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2021, 11:02
Replies: 13
Views: 588
Posted By clf
Yes, even though they are manual gearboxes, they...

Yes, even though they are manual gearboxes, they are and can be driven automatically with two pedals. My sister has one, driving with an auto only licence.

Currently in for the third time in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 18:52
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By clf
I do have one of those too (though not at the...

I do have one of those too (though not at the time - bought one for my dad and I when he and I rewired my sisters house together). I cannot get my head around how a screwdriver mains tester works -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 22:19
Replies: 23
Views: 1,006
Posted By clf
Agreed, I do miss borrowing my father's ex bt...

Agreed, I do miss borrowing my father's ex bt meter. Although it was my fault really, I did have it on a permanent loan, til testing an earth at a mains socket for continuity, that was supposed to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 19:13
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By clf
Try 'posting photos', or 'post images' or 'upload...

Try 'posting photos', or 'post images' or 'upload images' (etc) into the search function above (where it says 'enhanced by google' then click the magnifying glass icon or press enter). Not sure if...
Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 15:05
Replies: 62
Views: 2,123
Posted By clf
There is and it is (or at least it was 20+ years...

There is and it is (or at least it was 20+ years ago lol). Metric is the standard, schools taught the metric system, with additional imperial teaching.

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Imperial is still...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 01:14
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By clf
lol, I was just reading that, then remembered a...

lol, I was just reading that, then remembered a tip Brian once gave at times like this.

Click on the orange arrow box beside the quoted poster's name. It will load the original post (it also...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
Indeed yes. A positive mind will help. ...

Indeed yes. A positive mind will help.

Whining about things that have happened beyond ones control only perpetuates the depression of it all.

Instead of whining and repeating headlines of...
Forum: Social Forum 16th September 2021, 10:54
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
You are suggesting that we are all going to die...

You are suggesting that we are all going to die more than offering solutions.



Maybe instead of posting what looks like depressing tabloid headlines, you could contact your mp for answers,...
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2021, 22:32
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
THIS! If there can be a positive slant on...

THIS!

If there can be a positive slant on it, this is what we should be looking at. Not 'we are all going to die'
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2021, 22:18
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
OK you win. We are all going to die. All...

OK you win.

We are all going to die. All hope is lost.

Now the world has gone to bed,
Darkness won't engulf my head,
I can see by infra-red,
How I hate the night,
Now I lay me down to...
Forum: Social Forum 15th September 2021, 15:53
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By clf
It was a nice day today. Just wanted to post...

It was a nice day today.

Just wanted to post something a little more positive, even if it is as obvious as your post.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 15:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By clf
Something like this (I have seen them.cheaper on...

Something like this (I have seen them.cheaper on ebay etc). This type would give live reporting of the voltage on the move. (Just a thought - I haven't used one, I use a volt meter and also have a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 22:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By clf
Straightened coat hanger, with an 'L' shape to...

Straightened coat hanger, with an 'L' shape to the end, or something similar, and at least that length. Along with plenty of patience, ease it between the frame and the door, and touch the central...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2021, 01:48
Replies: 63
Views: 4,354
Posted By clf
But at £280 on a modern car after 2 years, and...

But at £280 on a modern car after 2 years, and potentially an annual cost of that is not necessarily going to extend the life. Rather that cost will just diagnose an issue only before further cost of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 13:47
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By clf
If it is 12 miles, I would suggest that you would...

If it is 12 miles, I would suggest that you would be 'breaking even' between a 1.8 and a diesel. My diesel auto returns roughly 36 mpg over 10 miles each way (approx 6 miles A road, 4 miles...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th September 2021, 23:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By clf
I had one, broke my heart, and had to get rid...

I had one, broke my heart, and had to get rid after three months (11 years ago now!). Even main dealers could not find the issue.

Mine was well put together and very tight, even with 100k miles...
Forum: Social Forum 7th September 2021, 18:35
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By clf
There is even more to Bruce Dickinson...

There is even more to Bruce Dickinson (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Dickinson#Aviation_and_entrepreneurship), throat cancer, and beer are other things that come to mind. I had read he flew...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 19:54
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By clf
I imagine they will be the same, as the bottle I...

I imagine they will be the same, as the bottle I have read is the same as one of the 1.8 variants (although I may be corrected on this). If it is, I imagine there will be BMW versions that will fit. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 00:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By clf
I dont think it would matter. Since it is 10% the...

I dont think it would matter. Since it is 10% the flash point is not going to be raised that much. The initial spark will still create the source of ignition. (flash point is irrelevant without a...
Forum: Social Forum 29th August 2021, 16:29
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By clf
Speed signs above 30mph used to have to placed a...

Speed signs above 30mph used to have to placed a certain minimum number of yards apart to be valid. I cannot rem the distance, but as an example, say it was 100 yds, and one sign (of perhaps 20...
Forum: Items Wanted 28th August 2021, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By clf
It's also in the link, special order, roughly 21...

It's also in the link, special order, roughly 21 pounds delivered.

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Forum: Items Wanted 27th August 2021, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By clf
if not, they are still available apparently. ...

if not, they are still available apparently.

https://www.brodit.co.uk/brodit/vehicles/MG/ZT/2004/653424.htm
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 19:14
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By clf
they did mine a few years ago, apparently having...

they did mine a few years ago, apparently having one in stock (with auto dip mirror) in Belfast, allowing them to offer to fit at my work the following week, or for me to come to their place just off...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th August 2021, 16:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By clf
I actually concur! Sent from my SM-A600FN...

I actually concur!

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Forum: Social Forum 22nd August 2021, 23:10
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By clf
Baker Electric...

Baker Electric (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhnjMdzGusc&ab_channel=MyClassicCarTV) (and I am sure there are more and probably earlier).

EDIT: Yes much earlier, 1828...
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd August 2021, 13:05
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By clf
Still available ...

Still available

https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-GRID001785

Alternatively, you could contact one of the traders on here for a good used one.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 18:22
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By clf
Try http://www.rovertorque.co.uk/techtalk.html or...

Try http://www.rovertorque.co.uk/techtalk.html or perhaps the home page? http://www.rovertorque.co.uk/r0v3r.html and it seems to activate the links on the left ;)
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 21st August 2021, 18:16
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By clf
At this point, I would consider a factory reset...

At this point, I would consider a factory reset (not sure how this would be done). BUT this will clear everything, and you would have to start again with any apps you have added, or updates.

From...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th August 2021, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By clf
When it comes to refitting the blind, make sure...

When it comes to refitting the blind, make sure it is bolted (quite firmly) onto the metal shelf. I pulled one motor apart, and replaced it later thinking it was the motor or the gearing at fault...
Forum: Double Din Navigation Systems 20th August 2021, 18:43
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By clf
I dont know a lot about these, but imagine them...

I dont know a lot about these, but imagine them to be similar to a lot of these types of things (tablets, phones and computers etc). They, through use, become cluttered with data as you use them.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 18:29
Replies: 45
Views: 4,922
Posted By clf
I am sorry you have felt backed into the position...

I am sorry you have felt backed into the position that you felt obligated to step down. We haven't always seen eye to eye, but you are entitled to your opinion (even if has been wrong :p:) and...
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 18:11
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By clf
I have misinterpreted it, as you also said you...

I have misinterpreted it, as you also said you 'have to' as well. As in, if I had a collision, and I wanted to save it (which of course you would), I would have to press the button'. But if I was...
Forum: Social Forum 20th August 2021, 13:57
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By clf
That is not strictly accurate. Most cams can or...

That is not strictly accurate. Most cams can or will save automatically in the event of a shunt, depending on how sensitive its shock sensor is set (my first one would save the recording if the door...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 01:03
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By clf
Not sure off the top of my head what fuse 4 was,...

Not sure off the top of my head what fuse 4 was, but as long as it wasnt anything critical, I am sure it would be fine to use it (eg avoid SRS fuses, ECU etc. - the cigar lighter fuse should be a...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 13:57
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By clf
I dont know how they worked themselves,but...

I dont know how they worked themselves,but imagine an ooa (from a different exchange) moving to another area, with the same digits would cause an issue on even a digital line. Simply because it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 01:59
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By clf
I cannot recall what the cables were for. ...

I cannot recall what the cables were for.

For my USB, I tapped into the cigar ;) lighter feed, as I didnt use it, also adding an inline...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 01:48
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By clf
If you think of it, it actually makes sense (or...

If you think of it, it actually makes sense (or made sense), as it allows for an expansion of subscribers as time moves on. Where I live, Carrickfergus, I can recall numbers being 5 digits, all...
Forum: Social Forum 17th August 2021, 00:13
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By clf
dont need mobile. landline, used as...

dont need mobile.

landline, used as network/data line only (requires less cabling than a voice line apparently). Therefore even a standard (current) phone line could be used more efficiently, if...
Forum: Social Forum 16th August 2021, 13:42
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By clf
A bit of scaremongering by the daily.mail lol. ...

A bit of scaremongering by the daily.mail lol.

VoIP is widely used and in have actually used it in domestic setting in the early 2000s. Our service in work is entirely VoIP based. We have phones,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 19:42
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By clf
How long did you wait until after you stopped to...

How long did you wait until after you stopped to checked them?

Even a gentle stop would be enough to make them hot (relatively speaking). Dangerously hot after a couple of miles driving too (do...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 02:19
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By clf
they, if I recall were standard on a connoisseur...

they, if I recall were standard on a connoisseur at the beginning (or another variant), soon after becoming an option only(2000/2001?). There is something mentioned about them in the specs/project...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2021, 13:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By clf
Unfortunately Simon, I do not think you ever...

Unfortunately Simon, I do not think you ever will. You do not even understand my objection to some of your misinformation and potentially dangerous advice/guidance. Even more damning though, is your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th July 2021, 11:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By clf
Truth, evidence, facts? All strong positive words...

Truth, evidence, facts? All strong positive words used by you in the past on this issue. But they are incorrectly applied, misguided and even possibly delusional.

What you have is and always has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 19:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By clf
'Fair play on ya' for taking the bull by the...

'Fair play on ya' for taking the bull by the horns and doing it yourself. I am not sure I would have the patience, thankfully mine is a diesel, so dont have to test it with a timing belt change.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 19:10
Replies: 30
Views: 1,887
Posted By clf
will you stand over someones engine after you...

will you stand over someones engine after you have explicitly told them that they shouldnt bother changing the belt? (which has been my concern regarding all of your 'proof' - I speak from experience...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2021, 01:05
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By clf
From what I believe, the BMW compatible calipers...

From what I believe, the BMW compatible calipers are for the 190 (and V8) fronts (your 330 in your profile may actually be the same as the 190).

For the 'standard' calipers I do not believe them...
Forum: Social Forum 21st July 2021, 18:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By clf
What is the issue? Sent from my SM-A600FN...

What is the issue?

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 10:58
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By clf
Try carparts4less, quite often they will be...

Try carparts4less, quite often they will be cheaper with their own discount code

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2021, 20:14
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By clf
This is the problem nowadays. There is no longer...

This is the problem nowadays. There is no longer training for a mechanic. 'Mechanics' are now technicians, as opposed to an engineer.

To be fair though, it is not the fault of a tech. College or...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:21
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
If GM was german (as I assume was erroneously...

If GM was german (as I assume was erroneously written in the linked article - I didnt read it), by the same comparison/inference, Sherman was also German.
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 20:19
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
Please dismiss all you have read and seen in the...

Please dismiss all you have read and seen in the press over the years. Regardless of what you saw, it really was not a warzone. There were some dodgy areas (and still are), but these generally...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 20:01
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By clf
I have never heard of it being done before, but...

I have never heard of it being done before, but thought they were simply not big enough lol.

Buy some MG stickers...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 18:49
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
Southern ireland are less bitter (to the point of...

Southern ireland are less bitter (to the point of being non existent) than some parts of northern Ireland, but I would not expect any issues with a mainland plate in the south.

They are two...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 01:22
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
...... and I believe now, the JVC branded...

...... and I believe now, the JVC branded televisions, are actually now an own brand for the Dixons Group now in the UK, with nothing to do with the JVC company or JVCKenwood as they are now. :eek:...
Forum: Social Forum 15th July 2021, 00:23
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
to be fair, it is not half as bad as it used to...

to be fair, it is not half as bad as it used to be, regarding english plates. Dealers, for the past ten years or so, have become lazy regarding re-registering 'pre-registered' cars. Or the influx of...
Forum: Social Forum 14th July 2021, 23:53
Replies: 27
Views: 1,135
Posted By clf
Is this supposed to be an inflammatory comment,...

Is this supposed to be an inflammatory comment, or genuine ignorance and naivety?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2021, 13:21
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By clf
As long as it is reaching somewhere between 82...

As long as it is reaching somewhere between 82 and 89 after between 5 and 10 miles (driving style and conditions will determine this) you'll be fine.

My own needle remains at the 8 o'clock...
Forum: Social Forum 10th July 2021, 21:14
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By clf
Its five or six years since I heard of this...

Its five or six years since I heard of this match. I can remember, but dont want to say in case I spoil the result for someone who never heard the result (I am sure someone must not know lol).
...
Forum: Social Forum 9th July 2021, 08:59
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By clf
Public holiday monday, bank holiday tuesday (I...

Public holiday monday, bank holiday tuesday (I think it's a bank holiday) here anyway.;)

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2021, 23:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By clf
Hi Roger, I hope you and Sandra are well. ...

Hi Roger,

I hope you and Sandra are well.

The far end, I cannot recall, but when I was lubing them up, I sprayed the check straps with a spray grease with a straw attached, and that seemed to...
Forum: Social Forum 8th July 2021, 15:41
Replies: 42
Views: 1,867
Posted By clf
England fans showed their 'class' too, when...

England fans showed their 'class' too, when Denmark were taking a free kick. Compare to how Denmark fans responded whilst england took their penalty. Totally different class of fan (granted they were...
Forum: Social Forum 7th July 2021, 23:18
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By clf
One of my least as Alan Jones was my favourite. ...

One of my least as Alan Jones was my favourite.

He was a capable driver though.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2021, 19:06
Replies: 14
Views: 1,003
Posted By clf
if you are removing the door cards, spray the...

if you are removing the door cards, spray the window cables with a rust penetrating fluid, flush out with WD40 after 10 or 15 mins, then smear a thin layer of grease onto them. A small dab on the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th July 2021, 12:56
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By clf
One thing I would ask, as a non follower of...

One thing I would ask, as a non follower of football, if england do win, please do not go on about it for 50 years.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 12:54
Replies: 10
Views: 763
Posted By clf
With an unknown number, either pick it up but...

With an unknown number, either pick it up but dont speak or say hello in an unusual way.

Never callback an unknown or odd number either as it could be a confirmation to the scammer that the...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 22:29
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By clf
Compare all of your inlet points of the...

Compare all of your inlet points of the attachments, I bet one looks very different. Then look around the outlet pipe of the lance.

One of the 'safety plugs' (yellow fitting below) will have worn...
Forum: Social Forum 1st July 2021, 21:57
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By clf
check that the locking ring on the lance/nozzle...

check that the locking ring on the lance/nozzle etc has not become detached and stuck onto the gun. Mine did this often. It involved removing the fitting (from around the outlet pipe of the lance)...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 12:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By clf
That was the function of the mk1 'hold the...

That was the function of the mk1 'hold the button' mode. They are programmable to the key.so a different key sets the seat to a different position. Lazy seats?

Since v8s never seemed to have fully...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st July 2021, 10:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By clf
This happened to mine after I connected toaf. I...

This happened to mine after I connected toaf. I didnt change anything, but somehow it selected tailgate opening and trunk opening. Once the tailgate option was deflected, normal.service resumed.
...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 21:18
Replies: 76
Views: 3,314
Posted By clf
whilst I agree with you on this,especially over...

whilst I agree with you on this,especially over the past four or five years, our civil service departments have gone through at least three letter head changes to accommodate the two common gaelic...
Forum: Social Forum 28th June 2021, 20:49
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By clf
I use a Maxol automated fuel station. You can...

I use a Maxol automated fuel station. You can choose to pay from £10, if I recall, up to £100. I always select £100, as the options end if I recall again, jump from £50 to £100, and I normally fill...
Forum: Items Wanted 26th June 2021, 12:43
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By clf
if you are replacing the shock with new, you...

if you are replacing the shock with new, you should replace both sides, especially if they are original. It is recommended to replace the springs as pairs too, but you can get away with just one (I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 13:56
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By clf
Some of us in northern Ireland, it is a...

Some of us in northern Ireland, it is a necessity and for the past two years I have been sent a green card (although it is white) automatically with my policy.

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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2021, 19:19
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By clf
Has the V5 changed? It used to identify the...

Has the V5 changed? It used to identify the registered keeper of the vehicle, and not the owner. IE the person responsible for taxing, mot, parking and speeding fines etc. They used to state that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2021, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By clf
To add to this, it would be a plug and play...

To add to this, it would be a plug and play upgrade/update (other kenwood models would do also - and maintain the steering controls if they state ir compatible).

Another even cheaper alternative...
Forum: Social Forum 21st June 2021, 13:37
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
This is only because the EU believe students...

This is only because the EU believe students cannot afford sausages.



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Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2021, 19:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
OK. Try ticking the box again? I had a...

OK. Try ticking the box again?

I had a similar issue with an XType, holding the button up with the window closed, then holding it down for a few seconds after it had reached its maximum travel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th June 2021, 19:15
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
Did you try unchecking the pinch AND the one...

Did you try unchecking the pinch AND the one touch up in TOAF?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2021, 10:59
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
Try deactivating the one touch in toaf as well. ...

Try deactivating the one touch in toaf as well.

Back up from the other car may introduce other issues, tread carefully.

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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 21:15
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
plus one for this too (the mention of TOAF always...

plus one for this too (the mention of TOAF always sends me in that direction though from experience lol)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 19:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
I cannot recall to be honest. But I did check the...

I cannot recall to be honest. But I did check the one touch close on the passenger, and it immediately went to pinch mode. If I recall also, the drivers side did too, but I didnt touch it.

My...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2021, 13:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,094
Posted By clf
Go back to toaf and check pinch is off. I seem to...

Go back to toaf and check pinch is off. I seem to recall a similar issue, I'm trying to activate one shot on the passenger side. It made all the windows go into pinch mode as the bcu (I assume) was...
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2021, 00:00
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By clf
In the instance of this situation I think it has...

In the instance of this situation I think it has been discussed...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th June 2021, 19:17
Replies: 31
Views: 1,312
Posted By clf
Ppf or Gpf, but they shouldn't need the same...

Ppf or Gpf, but they shouldn't need the same treatment as a dpf as petrol engines warm up quicker than a diesel - so I have read recently.

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Forum: Social Forum 11th June 2021, 12:05
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
Dont worry, I knew no offence was meant nor was...

Dont worry, I knew no offence was meant nor was it taken. I am always saddened though that people thought/think like this. Whilst there were incidents, on most day to day life, for most people, it...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 19:56
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
The border issue between north and south as most...

The border issue between north and south as most of you can imagine is complicated and actually goes further than the 100 years (this year) of its existence. This is the fine line that British and NI...
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 19:36
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
No Aldi in Northern Ireland (only Lidl)

No Aldi in Northern Ireland (only Lidl)
Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 15:54
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
That was how it was in the 50s, 60s and 70s! It...

That was how it was in the 50s, 60s and 70s! It was more relaxed in the 80s though.

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Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 15:53
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
Dont forget the soda bread too ;) cant beat a...

Dont forget the soda bread too ;) cant beat a sausage soda with a slice of potato bread and some.brown sauce (my arteries just twitches typing that lol)

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Forum: Social Forum 10th June 2021, 13:56
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
For the most part and most areas life was quite...

For the most part and most areas life was quite normal. There were some things that were or could be considered as being 'different' (fortified police stations, or random check points for cars and...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 21:34
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
Going to the bus stop for school, we would duck...

Going to the bus stop for school, we would duck down behind the sand bags and run to the next wall, until we got to the bus stop, which we hid behind. Using a stick to poke out from behind to alert...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 20:50
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
The EU need to sort this. Moving goods around...

The EU need to sort this. Moving goods around 'your own territory' should never be an issue. Those goods being 'smuggled' to the south, is not a UK problem, just as goods (or illegal immigrants) from...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 19:47
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
Yes, they do it without a border! Shoot them too....

Yes, they do it without a border! Shoot them too. And do you know what is even better, they burn their OWN neighbourhoods too!!

They tried to blockade by setting fire to wheelie bins in their own...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 15:44
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
How do you stop it being smuggled into the uk via...

How do you stop it being smuggled into the uk via ireland without a border/customs post?

I can remember going to my grandmothers to pick up meat parcels when i was young after she had 'smuggled'...
Forum: Social Forum 9th June 2021, 13:40
Replies: 92
Views: 4,973
Posted By clf
Indeed, but try putting a customs post at newry...

Indeed, but try putting a customs post at newry or dundalk (or any of the 100s of border roads) and then see the ruckas that follows lol.

Ireland dont want the border, because it would infringe...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2021, 23:37
Replies: 121
Views: 9,325
Posted By clf
Can only echo what others have said. Hoping for a...

Can only echo what others have said. Hoping for a full and speedy recovery, with best wishes for his family.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 20:40
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
are they?...

are they? (https://www.who.int/influenza/surveillance_monitoring/updates/latest_update_GIP_surveillance/en/) and also...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 18:44
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
that makes sense, but up 40k cases doesnt sound...

that makes sense, but up 40k cases doesnt sound too bad and would be expected, considering the restrictions being lifted.

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

But...
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 18:36
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
case of what? Cases?:shrug: 75% of what? 7...

case of what? Cases?:shrug:

75% of what? 7 is up 75% of 4.

:duh:

Cases [sic] up 75% means nothing without data.
Forum: Social Forum 4th June 2021, 10:57
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
What if you could reduce the volume of those who...

What if you could reduce the volume of those who get the virus, requiring hospitalisation, overwhelming the hospitals, and reducing the service to 'real' diseases?

What if you would have been able...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 13:46
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
That is correct, it is all me, me, me. Sent...

That is correct, it is all me, me, me.

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Forum: Social Forum 3rd June 2021, 10:50
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
..... because it is Welsh? So much for britain...

..... because it is Welsh? So much for britain first. :duh:

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Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 18:59
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
Illuminati, the people that 'some' believe...

Illuminati, the people that 'some' believe control world policy eg Bill gates and his tracking and mind control devices apparently embedded in the vaccine :p:
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 13:10
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
I would be interested to see your own photographs...

I would be interested to see your own photographs of these protests (or any you have attended), and the equipment used to obtain them. Basic explanation and examples of why I ask can be found HERE...
Forum: Social Forum 31st May 2021, 13:04
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
Are you sure it is out of trials (or any drug,...

Are you sure it is out of trials (or any drug, particularly prescription)? ;)

Believe me I am not trying to take away anyone's freedoms. You have become defensive. Your service (and mine) have no...
Forum: Social Forum 30th May 2021, 21:05
Replies: 1,394
Views: 75,678
Posted By clf
So what you are saying is that because you have...

So what you are saying is that because you have not contracted any form of Covid-19, and that you have a suppressed immune system, I and no one else do no need to worry about contracting it?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th May 2021, 19:33
Replies: 144
Views: 9,092
Posted By clf
I am not sure, but think it refers back to my...

I am not sure, but think it refers back to my comment in post 129 (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=2883181&postcount=129) "as we live in a disposable and convenience society,...
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