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Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 22:18
Replies: 44
Views: 1,115
Posted By bl52krz
Well I still like my SGS 3Ton Jack. Lifts well...

Well I still like my SGS 3Ton Jack. Lifts well high enough to put the car on axle stands from the front and rear middle jacking points, and has a rubber cover on the lifting cup. It is heavy, but it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th October 2021, 17:03
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Thats what they call beurocracy.

Thats what they call beurocracy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 22:39
Replies: 65
Views: 5,540
Posted By bl52krz
Still got my HGV and the Fuel Ration Book.

Still got my HGV and the Fuel Ration Book.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 22:35
Replies: 8
Views: 339
Posted By bl52krz
What you really want as a ‘skid mark’ maker is...

What you really want as a ‘skid mark’ maker is 600 dozen milk bottles on the back of a Commer lorry, and have brake failure when approaching a main junction of roads.I can still smell it now.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 22:23
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By bl52krz
As suggested, check the oil cooler before...

As suggested, check the oil cooler before anything else. They rot inside and the oil chamber mixes with the water chamber. They are not much money and are not really a hard job to do. You will then...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 22:14
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave. Keep them wheels a’rolling.

Well done Dave. Keep them wheels a’rolling.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th October 2021, 23:02
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By bl52krz
Thats exactly how I read it.It is about those...

Thats exactly how I read it.It is about those cars with the led lights went through a test to see if the lights are focused to high. I wonder how many people have had accidents because they have been...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 19:06
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By bl52krz
Cheers Andy. Will take a while to read through...

Cheers Andy. Will take a while to read through that lot by the looks of it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 18:59
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By bl52krz
Looks a nice car. Like the colour. Hope to see...

Looks a nice car. Like the colour. Hope to see you at a meet next year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 21:40
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By bl52krz
Headlight height

I can not find out what is the highest a headlight can be fitted to a car/ Range Rover. I was sitting in my 75, when a Range Rover pulled up beside me, and the headlights were just about level with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 23:59
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By bl52krz
Try Jamie Welch, a member trader on here. Lives...

Try Jamie Welch, a member trader on here. Lives not far from Walsall
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th October 2021, 23:54
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By bl52krz
Get in touch with Jamie Welch, who is a member on...

Get in touch with Jamie Welch, who is a member on here. He has a T4 and will be able to tell you what is the matter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 20:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By bl52krz
But a second or third offence will most likely...

But a second or third offence will most likely get you a fine.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 20:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By bl52krz
I had a Moonraker Blue 3.5 Vanden Plas. Bought it...

I had a Moonraker Blue 3.5 Vanden Plas. Bought it at 4 years old, and had it for 9 years I think. Great cruiser when on the continent. Always reliable.Apart from tyres and exhaust, and a new...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 16:53
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. You also gave me one, thanks very much....

Hi Steve. You also gave me one, thanks very much. Saves a lot of fumbling around when refitting the battery.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th October 2021, 16:34
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By bl52krz
No it is not supposed to come out anywhere other...

No it is not supposed to come out anywhere other than both ends where it is connected. I had a new one that I had bought from Rimmers about nine years before as a spare, and when my pump became...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,170
Posted By bl52krz
My son is a tanker driver, and is quite happy to...

My son is a tanker driver, and is quite happy to keep working the overtime to keep idiots filling their tanks up. So, carry on filling up
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,170
Posted By bl52krz
I have not ‘panick bought’ fuel. To me, it’s like...

I have not ‘panick bought’ fuel. To me, it’s like in the summer when prices are stupid, my opinion, and lettuce, tomatoes and the like go shooting up in price.We leave them alone. Toilet rolls?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 22:29
Replies: 22
Views: 6,307
Posted By bl52krz
My Connie SE has both cup holders fitted.

My Connie SE has both cup holders fitted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 22:09
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By bl52krz
Congrats Chris on the mot. And yes, the state of...

Congrats Chris on the mot. And yes, the state of some of the spare parts we are getting even from supposed good suppliers, is disgusting.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 22:06
Replies: 59
Views: 3,044
Posted By bl52krz
Most of the idiots rushing out to fill up, are...

Most of the idiots rushing out to fill up, are the people who pull up behind me and put three or four gallons in their tank, and then sit there glaring at me putting 10/12 gallons in. Shame really. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:26
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By bl52krz
You will Be intrigued to watch them working. Mine...

You will Be intrigued to watch them working. Mine has been done twice by them. I have had other things done as well.Will probably find other things that want doing but not forcing you to have them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 20:09
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By bl52krz
Watched the video, and , no, no, no, you don’t...

Watched the video, and , no, no, no, you don’t shut a bonnet like that.Someone tell him. Steve?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th September 2021, 19:51
Replies: 59
Views: 3,044
Posted By bl52krz
I am afraid they most certainly do. If you think...

I am afraid they most certainly do. If you think about it for a minute, tanker drivers are driving a bomb about all the time. Empty or full. They have to have anti terrorist training for one. Just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 22:16
Replies: 59
Views: 3,044
Posted By bl52krz
You have hit the nail on the head. The media are,...

You have hit the nail on the head. The media are, and have, been responsible for a lot of our woes. They are supposed to be news channel ‘S, but all you get is their ‘opinions ‘. And the amount of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 18:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,450
Posted By bl52krz
Tell the neighbours all your mates are strange as...

Tell the neighbours all your mates are strange as well as you.Well we are. We all have Rover Or MG’s don’t we?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 18:40
Replies: 66
Views: 5,644
Posted By bl52krz
Renewing The mounts will make a big difference to...

Renewing The mounts will make a big difference to how it feels when you change them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 18:08
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to fill up the Connie this morning. No...

Decided to fill up the Connie this morning. No not panic buying.I had decided that when I got down past a quarter tank, there were 38 miles range left on the computer read out,so went to the nearest...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave. Nice to get the MOT out of the...

Well done Dave. Nice to get the MOT out of the way.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st September 2021, 11:43
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
My favourite colour. Only found one in that...

My favourite colour. Only found one in that colour, and went to see it at a dealers. Walked into the dealers, and someone had danced on the bonnet. Drivers door was all scratched round the keyhole?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 23:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
There is a problem with us humans. We are...

There is a problem with us humans. We are thick.Proof of this is seen everyday in news papers, on the news, and listening to people’s statements, along with the internet guru’s on faceache. Just one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 21:37
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By bl52krz
From an experiment a few years ago, a cone filter...

From an experiment a few years ago, a cone filter was fitted in place of the original filter, and on the Dyno, guess what? They lost 2 or three BHP. So don’t waste your money. This was not an...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 21:00
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By bl52krz
Jobs a good one by the looks of it.

Jobs a good one by the looks of it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th September 2021, 20:58
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave.

Well done Dave.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 20:33
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
Just about the worst thing:- no lights and no...

Just about the worst thing:- no lights and no toilet paper. Uug, the thought defies imagination.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 20:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By bl52krz
Yes, Sorry Ian. See post 7. Forgot to link to it.

Yes, Sorry Ian. See post 7. Forgot to link to it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 20:21
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you are getting better. Just concentrate on...

Glad you are getting better. Just concentrate on one day at a time. Took me 21 months before I got back to the grindstone after I had T.B. In the early 70s. Now at almost 82 in December, I realise...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 12:15
Replies: 16
Views: 913
Posted By bl52krz
I have been using Redex for years, every other...

I have been using Redex for years, every other tank full.Keep saying to myself, yes I know��, that I will leave it off for a couple of tank fulls but don’t, so I can see if the difference is a mirage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 11:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,054
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but some of those faults are due to...

Sorry, but some of those faults are due to neglected regular maintenance. Worn tyre? Anti- lock braking system. Easily seen on dashboard (light). Handbrake. Easily noted when applying hand brake. Oh...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 11:14
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
Well, Well, Well. I imagine the EV owners are...

Well, Well, Well. I imagine the EV owners are hoping that the fire at the end of the cable that arrives from France ( the reason being, that we do not produce all our own electricity) wind power or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 09:53
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
Modern technology? More like modern robbery!

Modern technology? More like modern robbery!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 22:16
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By bl52krz
It is a nice drive from Flint to our next meet on...

It is a nice drive from Flint to our next meet on October 3rd at Wolverhampton. Why not drop Artic (Steve) a message and ask if he will exchange the manifold and egr for you at the meet. Does not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 21:08
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
His car had a coming together with a stolen car...

His car had a coming together with a stolen car being chased by the rozzers. More or less took the front off it. Pictures on here somewhere.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 21:01
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
Keep The savings handy. You will need them when...

Keep The savings handy. You will need them when something goes bottoms up with it. Wait until a sensor packs up. They ain’t £6.00 a piece.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 13th September 2021, 19:39
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By bl52krz
Nah. We have had 19 year olds before at the last...

Nah. We have had 19 year olds before at the last meet. But don’t worry, we are not ageist.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 19:30
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By bl52krz
That will be a good project car for a club...

That will be a good project car for a club member. You have done a lot of the hard work on it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 17:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,427
Posted By bl52krz
This is the land where the cuckoo lives. You only...

This is the land where the cuckoo lives. You only have to read the paper today to see what I mean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 22:46
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By bl52krz
Is That the grey one that was abandoned?

Is That the grey one that was abandoned?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2021, 22:41
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By bl52krz
I think, not 100% sure, but isn’t it Rolls Royce...

I think, not 100% sure, but isn’t it Rolls Royce wheel caps that stay in one position even when driving the car.? In other words, they do not go round when the car moves?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 19:40
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By bl52krz
Try the I.C.E. Section for more coverage.

Try the I.C.E. Section for more coverage.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 23:29
Replies: 37
Views: 3,066
Posted By bl52krz
Its all according If you think it’s worth it. I...

Its all according If you think it’s worth it. I paid £300 for my 2.5 Rover SE, and I have spent over £1,000 on it. Quite happy to do so because there is no rot on it, and enjoy the sound when you put...
Forum: V8 Forum 8th September 2021, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By bl52krz
Is it? Isn’t it? Perhaps? Might be? Well Chris,...

Is it? Isn’t it? Perhaps? Might be? Well Chris, is it or not?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 13:51
Replies: 33
Views: 7,369
Posted By bl52krz
Not on a Honda surely!

Not on a Honda surely!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th September 2021, 13:44
Replies: 43
Views: 5,778
Posted By bl52krz
Its nice to get the honour of a pass after...

Its nice to get the honour of a pass after spending quite a few hours (days) trying to make everything perfect. Well done Steve.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2021, 21:45
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you found out what it was. Just a little...

Glad you found out what it was. Just a little story comes to mind. I had a Daimler V8 250 Saloon in the 70s. 40 mph not far from home. Big loud bang from engine area. Signs of large money changing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 21:15
Replies: 34
Views: 3,167
Posted By bl52krz
And the rust below the rear offside window, as...

And the rust below the rear offside window, as well as a few rust? Marks below that. Not for me thank you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 17:48
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bl52krz
Now That sounds a good idea. Wonder if it could...

Now That sounds a good idea. Wonder if it could be arranged?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th September 2021, 12:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By bl52krz
Best thing is to put a tilt alarm on the car. If...

Best thing is to put a tilt alarm on the car. If it is jacked up on one side, like they normally do, it will activate the tilt alarm.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 20:49
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By bl52krz
Have a day out and give Lates 600 a call. You can...

Have a day out and give Lates 600 a call. You can watch them do the job. Get your own parts if you want and he will fit them. Price you will have to phone him, but is very reasonable. He must be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2021, 20:44
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By bl52krz
Rear spring changed on mine, and the isolator was...

Rear spring changed on mine, and the isolator was ok to use again.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 4th September 2021, 22:02
Replies: 45
Views: 2,690
Posted By bl52krz
I will not be able to come to this meet...

I will not be able to come to this meet unfortunately as we will be down In Somerset. Would have been nice to attend what will possibly be the last meeting of the year. But hope the weather stays...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2021, 21:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,979
Posted By bl52krz
I bought a similar set to remove bearings in the...

I bought a similar set to remove bearings in the rear hub,upper and lower. The price was £47.00. Saw some like the one shown or around the price you show.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 21:20
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By bl52krz
Thats exactly what I thought, but wanted o see if...

Thats exactly what I thought, but wanted o see if anyone else tought the same. If that parts true, what a great bloke to have as a mate.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 20:56
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By bl52krz
Bolton Area? Your Avatar say’s you live in...

Bolton Area? Your Avatar say’s you live in Norwich? Are you on holiday?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 11:23
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bl52krz
Amazing bit of kit.The programme actually showed...

Amazing bit of kit.The programme actually showed it ‘reading’ the distance between the rails. Four coaches I believe.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th September 2021, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By bl52krz
Not the flying banana

Just Been watching a fraudulent Flying Banana. Yes, there is another one.....................This one runs on rails at upto 120 mph.Warp speed 4.Dont worry Bob, this Flying Banana checks railway...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 20:49
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By bl52krz
He seems to have been ‘well known’ in certain...

He seems to have been ‘well known’ in certain corners. His mate said he had told him he was going to half inch the cat from the B*W and get£500 to pay off some court fine/cost. His mate said he told...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 20:43
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By bl52krz
Read Arnuad’s post 19. It runs cooler not hotter.

Read Arnuad’s post 19. It runs cooler not hotter.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 17:16
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By bl52krz
Arnuad. I am sure you have put everyone in a good...

Arnuad. I am sure you have put everyone in a good place with your experience of E10 petrol. I must admit that I was a little thoughtful about the use of this new way of making money for already rich...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd September 2021, 12:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,135
Posted By bl52krz
Catalyst Would be Thief

Just read about a cleaver ratbag of a thief, who got crushed under a B*W car in the act of stealing the catalytic converter. Sorry to say, but that is what should happen to all that type. Let’s just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 21:00
Replies: 34
Views: 3,167
Posted By bl52krz
I used to take batteries from a Birmingham...

I used to take batteries from a Birmingham battery maker to Einthoven recycling factory at Darley Dale which is just the other side Matlock in the 80/90s.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 20:46
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By bl52krz
Ssshh. Don’t tell everyone.And best of British on...

Ssshh. Don’t tell everyone.And best of British on the pass.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 22:56
Replies: 35
Views: 2,221
Posted By bl52krz
E-10 ethanol/Petrol

Just had a look at the flashpoint of these two liquids.Flash point of petrol= -45F. Flashpoint of Ethanol = over 60 degrees.Wonder what effect this will have on the starting ability of our motors...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 19:39
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry. Yes. Half asleep as usual. Getting old....

Sorry. Yes. Half asleep as usual. Getting old. Hope it’s not the rot setting in.������
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 15:25
Replies: 14
Views: 744
Posted By bl52krz
You depress the button? Must be the only 75 with...

You depress the button? Must be the only 75 with a press button bootlid release. I, and everyone else Pulls the lever , so far as I know?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 15:10
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By bl52krz
I believe it’s the bottom one of three,black, on...

I believe it’s the bottom one of three,black, on the left. There are two instances,older model, and later model. The later model, they are on the right. In this case I think it is the bottom one on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st August 2021, 14:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,026
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. Banana is certainly taking the biscuit...

Hi Bob. Banana is certainly taking the biscuit this year. I reckon she is getting the jitters about having a party for when she gets to the moon.Do you think she is worried that you will leave her on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2021, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By bl52krz
I bet that hurts....a lot.

I bet that hurts....a lot.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th August 2021, 18:44
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By bl52krz
Back end definitely,as Michael said.

Back end definitely,as Michael said.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 22:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,586
Posted By bl52krz
[B][COLOR="Blue"]The make is Powerfix Profi. Half...

[B][COLOR="Blue"]The make is Powerfix Profi. Half inch extension ( length) 125 mm. Three sockets 17-19-21mm. Reversible Rachet for clockwise and anti clockwise use. Measuring tolerance +/- 4%....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 20:55
Replies: 14
Views: 1,587
Posted By bl52krz
Absolutely no contest.......................the...

Absolutely no contest.......................the Rover win’s hands down.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2021, 19:29
Replies: 29
Views: 1,586
Posted By bl52krz
Whilst agreeing that Norbar are probably one of...

Whilst agreeing that Norbar are probably one of the best, I purchased one from Aldi. I have not had it calibrated but seems ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 17:31
Replies: 13
Views: 959
Posted By bl52krz
So it was you who dug up all the worms by the...

So it was you who dug up all the worms by the side of the road then?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 17:25
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. You will have to start doing more miles...

Hi Bob. You will have to start doing more miles in the old girl to stop these niggles happening.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 17:22
Replies: 34
Views: 3,167
Posted By bl52krz
I bought my 2.5 Connie off my son just over two...

I bought my 2.5 Connie off my son just over two years ago. The reason being, he was buying an Audi Q5. They offered him .......................nowt, nothing, zilch for it. Said it was not worth the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 16:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By bl52krz
I know it’s stupid, but it’s the truth. When the...

I know it’s stupid, but it’s the truth. When the brake cylinder went on the Westminster, I was approaching Soho Road from Westminster Road, Birmingham, when it happened. 15/20 mph was all I was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 12:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By bl52krz
I think you should be grateful it went when it...

I think you should be grateful it went when it did. I have had two experiences of brake pipes going pop. One on my Austin Westminster A90, the other on a 10 ton lorry. I can tell you I was stuck to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2021, 19:05
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry Dave. Miss read the text from Karen.Will...

Sorry Dave. Miss read the text from Karen.Will give you a call around 9.00 tonight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th August 2021, 17:35
Replies: 74
Views: 11,266
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but you have given me a laugh. Preemptive...

Sorry, but you have given me a laugh. Preemptive maintenance when you talk about Delphi drop links. In my experience,Delphi droplinks are utter rubbish. Done the preemptive game with those on my...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th August 2021, 22:55
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Looks as though the old owner was keeping...

Looks as though the old owner was keeping chickens in it by the sawdust? down the side of the seats. By the way Dave, what’s this about you supercharging the V8?
Forum: V8 Forum 23rd August 2021, 19:44
Replies: 9
Views: 1,068
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. To check your reg number, go onto DVLA...

Hi Chris. To check your reg number, go onto DVLA site, go to stolen,reg number change, and you number is there. They evidently have a separate site for reg changes. Just found it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 22:15
Replies: 794
Views: 86,323
Posted By bl52krz
We sleep with the front window open, both of us...

We sleep with the front window open, both of us very light sleepers, and we can hear a mouse f..t. Plus we will certainly hear a shout.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st August 2021, 20:48
Replies: 794
Views: 86,323
Posted By bl52krz
Not what I have done, but what I have not done...

Not what I have done, but what I have not done today.......................................sold the Connie V6. Had an offer from a traveller who,he said, regularly passes the house, and noticed that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th August 2021, 22:06
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Managed to finish waxing and polishing the roof...

Managed to finish waxing and polishing the roof and bonnet this morning. All sealed now with the ceramic coating. With this coating from Bilt Hamber,you only need to wash it, and if you wish, you can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th August 2021, 21:57
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Decided this afternoon to polish the Connie. Went...

Decided this afternoon to polish the Connie. Went outside and guess what...... it started to rain.Tried again later and managed to get it polished and ceramic sealed, apart from the roof and the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th August 2021, 22:56
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By bl52krz
The disc’s on the front of my diesel we’re coated...

The disc’s on the front of my diesel we’re coated white?? You don’t need to clean it off, and now, three years later, they still look like new when seen through the wheel. I think they were Pagid....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th August 2021, 22:05
Replies: 37
Views: 3,066
Posted By bl52krz
Thats pure greed. ������. Swimbo seems to think...

Thats pure greed. ������. Swimbo seems to think two is one to many?.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 21:58
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By bl52krz
And If you read up on the same site about Land...

And If you read up on the same site about Land Rover, you will find that all Land Rover vehicles are ok. Some of them were fitted with Rover Engines, so ours are ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 21:33
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By bl52krz
Welcome back. I tried three Jaguar S type’s, and...

Welcome back. I tried three Jaguar S type’s, and two 75’s. Like you, I like the look of the Jag, but the 75 was the better car. I now have two 75’s. Diesel and the 2.5 V6 Connie SE.Both have got no...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th August 2021, 21:23
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By bl52krz
I had two SD1’s. 2.6 six cylinder, white, and a...

I had two SD1’s. 2.6 six cylinder, white, and a 3.5 V8 Van Den Plas Moonraker Blue. The V8 was the better of the two cars
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th August 2021, 17:52
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By bl52krz
Take Andy’s offer up. Trikey will ensure parts go...

Take Andy’s offer up. Trikey will ensure parts go to keep these cars on he road for a few more years
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 19:56
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By bl52krz
Never mind the plate, what about the stupid...

Never mind the plate, what about the stupid person going to cross the road? Very lucky she was not killed or dreadfully injured, and all her fault if it had happened.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 19:27
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By bl52krz
While it is still in your mind, take the plug off...

While it is still in your mind, take the plug off the top of the ubp, and put some Vaseline,not grease, on the connections in the top of the pump, and push it on and off a few times.Rac chap told me...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 20:31
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By bl52krz
No road marking can be enforced in law unless the...

No road marking can be enforced in law unless the marking is complete. I.E. Double Yellow = No Parking...Only if it is one continuous line and has the appropriate ‘EndCap’ lines at each end of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 21:11
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By bl52krz
How about AndyNo1 telling him he can polish the...

How about AndyNo1 telling him he can polish the headlights?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 6th August 2021, 23:25
Replies: 32
Views: 6,595
Posted By bl52krz
I’ll give you a race over 50 yards. 82 in...

I’ll give you a race over 50 yards. 82 in December, so not to much of an advantage.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 6th August 2021, 21:40
Replies: 103
Views: 9,762
Posted By bl52krz
Perhaps you can make it for the next one on 3rd...

Perhaps you can make it for the next one on 3rd October Nigel.Unfortunatly I will not be able to attend this meeting,as we will be on holiday.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 14:46
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Steve. The one in the top of the photo looks...

Hi Steve. The one in the top of the photo looks like the original type of filter. What we used to call the cotton reel. It used to be made of what looked like string?The lower one is a replacement...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th August 2021, 14:18
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By bl52krz
Why not get in touch with Trikey Chris? He has...

Why not get in touch with Trikey Chris? He has just been to Norfolk Ninja’s for the loom off the car he is scrapping. He might have what you are looking for.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 21:36
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. I have done Le Mans twice. Once with my...

Hi Andy. I have done Le Mans twice. Once with my brother in his Audi, with his son in a Jaguar and-me in my Rover 220sd.We travelled overnight by ferry , and arrived around 4.30 am on the Thursday.....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 21:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,534
Posted By bl52krz
My son’s car was likely to have been broken up...

My son’s car was likely to have been broken up for sparesif I had not bought off him.I have spent over a grand on it so far. It owes me £1500 in all now. No body rot so why break it up. People are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th August 2021, 20:52
Replies: 14
Views: 1,082
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you are once again enjoying you Banana.And...

Glad you are once again enjoying you Banana.And So Sorry to hear about your best mates funeral.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd August 2021, 21:58
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By bl52krz
I used the euphemism Trading Standards more as a...

I used the euphemism Trading Standards more as a reference point than in hope unfortunately. The w)hole country is going to the dogs for one thing or another. The only thing that cheers me up is the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 2nd August 2021, 22:09
Replies: 103
Views: 9,762
Posted By bl52krz
You should have carried on over the railway...

You should have carried on over the railway bridge and it was on the right hand side.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2021, 20:56
Replies: 34
Views: 2,166
Posted By bl52krz
This person wants reporting to trading standards....

This person wants reporting to trading standards. He will get someone killed with the stupid people who buy his shyte.Ebay are also complicit because they are allowing dangerous goods? To be sold...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd August 2021, 12:56
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By bl52krz
If you look at the photo with the two filters...

If you look at the photo with the two filters side by side (15) you will notice the difference in the construction of the filters. The one at the top of the photo, looks like the original filter used...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th July 2021, 22:26
Replies: 15
Views: 1,623
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Harry. No one likes to complain, but if I pay...

Hi Harry. No one likes to complain, but if I pay for a certain job to be done, I expect it to be done properly, and as described. You have done the right thing in going back and asking them to do the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2021, 23:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By bl52krz
Thanks to Andy (Trikey) for making the time to...

Thanks to Andy (Trikey) for making the time to repair the car, and make quite a few people very happy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2021, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By bl52krz
Also bear in mind that number plate regulations...

Also bear in mind that number plate regulations have changed since leaving theEU. You can not have the EU stars and GB on it now.I can not use my GB stick on plate now with the stars on. Have to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2021, 21:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By bl52krz
Good job your neighbour is one of the old...

Good job your neighbour is one of the old school.Sorry to hear about your bad luck, but at least you have a decent neighbour who obviously knows and appreciated that he might get a ride in the Bear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th July 2021, 21:40
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By bl52krz
My guess is hat the dealer will turn down the...

My guess is hat the dealer will turn down the offe of the Rover. My son had a Rover 75 KV6 SE, and was going to get an Audi Q5. THe Audi Dealer said that he could not accept the Rover because it was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 16:06
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By bl52krz
And from what I have read, you need the larger...

And from what I have read, you need the larger size wheels for them to fit behind. 17 inch wheels I think?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2021, 11:50
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By bl52krz
As Simon said,dyno’s always bring...

As Simon said,dyno’s always bring dissatisfaction. If your car is performing ok, and you do not notice someone accelerating away from you in an old Yugo, don’t worry.Dyno’s are like cars.... all are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th July 2021, 23:49
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By bl52krz
More or less certain that it is the ‘tear drop’...

More or less certain that it is the ‘tear drop’ lower engine mount. When Lates did mine, the rubber in the large eye was completely shot and in bits. Driving home wad like being on a magic carpet.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 23:43
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By bl52krz
Glad the yellow one has given you a good ride out...

Glad the yellow one has given you a good ride out and back. There is no doubt about it, when these motors are running ok, there is nothing to best them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 23:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,578
Posted By bl52krz
Well done.I remember you talking about your...

Well done.I remember you talking about your forthcoming marriage as long ago as September 2019 when we were in Holland. So, you eventually made it. Good luck to you both, and remember, have plenty of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 22:21
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By bl52krz
Aahh ya wimp. Just tell her that never mind her...

Aahh ya wimp. Just tell her that never mind her wardrobe, you have not packed ya wallet. I always thought you could think quick while on your toes. I must be wrong.:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th July 2021, 22:04
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By bl52krz
RIP off merchants

I have just taken part in a survey about making business’s make it more understandable when signing a legal document, or borrowing money. Does the money part ring a bell? I added a rider about the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd July 2021, 21:25
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By bl52krz
Four things to remember:- open-Down-Close - Up....

Four things to remember:- open-Down-Close - Up. And repeat. Easy peasy .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 20:52
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. I think it is the connector for the CD...

Yes. I think it is the connector for the CD player.Mine is in the glovebox still.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 10:00
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Got a quote for a duplex exhaust on the KV6 a...

Got a quote for a duplex exhaust on the KV6 a month or so ago. Got to admit I like the sound as it is, but remember a KV6 filling up with petrol while I was at the diesel pump, and when he started...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2021, 09:49
Replies: 121
Views: 9,325
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Fiona. Thanks for the encouraging update on...

Hi Fiona. Thanks for the encouraging update on Rich. It is encouraging to hear he is slowly getting better. Just a similar story. One of my nephews was involved in an accident years ago, and was so...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2021, 23:10
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
Thats a nice brace of cars there Dave. How’s the...

Thats a nice brace of cars there Dave. How’s the V8 doing?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2021, 22:41
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By bl52krz
Went to the Waterwheel Meet on Sunday was. 216...

Went to the Waterwheel Meet on Sunday was. 216 mile round trip. On the trip it gave out 35.3 mpg. Mostly 80 mph on m/way, and kept up with most traffic on A38 coming back. Will brim the tank when...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 19th July 2021, 19:00
Replies: 59
Views: 3,862
Posted By bl52krz
Great Meet at the Waterwheel., but a bit to hot...

Great Meet at the Waterwheel., but a bit to hot for me. Nice to meet old friends and have a chinwag. Nice to see people keeping these cars on the road. Enjoyed talking to the Reverend and Rob Brooks,...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire 17th July 2021, 22:02
Replies: 59
Views: 3,862
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to hear about you collapsing and doing your...

Sorry to hear about you collapsing and doing your hip in. Longish job as my mates wife found out when she fell rushing back into Asda when she thought she had left her mobile phone at the till. Hope...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 17th July 2021, 21:54
Replies: 103
Views: 9,762
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Trebor. Can you put me and my mate down for...

Hi Trebor. Can you put me and my mate down for Bacon Sausage and egg please.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 23:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,365
Posted By bl52krz
Take the thermostat out and have a look what is...

Take the thermostat out and have a look what is stamped on it temperature wise. Then change it for the correct opening temperature thermostat. Easy really.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th July 2021, 22:47
Replies: 12
Views: 725
Posted By bl52krz
Sounds like a valve/S not seating properly. Check...

Sounds like a valve/S not seating properly. Check for broken valve spring’s. What does the engine run like, if it runs?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 22:36
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By bl52krz
Someone having a giraffe? More like Rolls or...

Someone having a giraffe? More like Rolls or Bentley in the drive.Even an Aston or two.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 22:32
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By bl52krz
Sign of the times I am afraid, until not just us...

Sign of the times I am afraid, until not just us Rover/Mg Zt owners pick up the cudgel and bring it down on their fingers. As long as they can get away with it, they will.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 22:25
Replies: 10
Views: 743
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. I have to agree with the above...

Hi Ian. I have to agree with the above sentiments about the Holland experience. Absolutely fantastic. We have not been anywhere since then abroad, and I am afraid it is making me have itchy feet for...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 16th July 2021, 16:49
Replies: 103
Views: 9,762
Posted By bl52krz
Hopefully it will be nice on Sunday, and I will...

Hopefully it will be nice on Sunday, and I will put some in the boot for our meet.������
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The Midlands 15th July 2021, 23:29
Replies: 103
Views: 9,762
Posted By bl52krz
Cheers Trebor. Looking forward to this meet. I am...

Cheers Trebor. Looking forward to this meet. I am going to the Waterwheel Meet at Howden this Sunday, so hope the weather holds out, and is ok for our first meet of the year.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2021, 21:53
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
I decided to remove the rear nearside wheelarch...

I decided to remove the rear nearside wheelarch plastic cover and see what was under the cover. Very little dirt, and small amount of surface rust towards the rear of the wheelarch body. Nothing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. Looking forward to it. Weather seems as...

Yes. Looking forward to it. Weather seems as though it is going to be ok.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 19:39
Replies: 28
Views: 2,488
Posted By bl52krz
Well done to all. It’s nice when things go right...

Well done to all. It’s nice when things go right for a change. More warping now Bob?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 19:33
Replies: 13,056
Views: 1,296,656
Posted By bl52krz
At least you have not got an A4 length of paper...

At least you have not got an A4 length of paper full of faults Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 13:13
Replies: 21
Views: 1,482
Posted By bl52krz
I imagine that people do not buy a tourer for...

I imagine that people do not buy a tourer for ‘best’ speed, but for its carrying capacity? I don’t know how the ZT-T compares on that score. Never really fancied one. Plus, how often are you after...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2021, 11:56
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Jules. I have had the diesel done twice while...

Hi Jules. I have had the diesel done twice while I have had it.19 years old this September
The KV6 I had done last year when I had put a new condenser in , and I think my son had it done once since...
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