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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 19:27
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By bl52krz
Thats a good idea Wullie. Perhaps admin might...

Thats a good idea Wullie. Perhaps admin might take this up?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2022, 21:55
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By bl52krz
You seem to be having plenty of problems lately...

You seem to be having plenty of problems lately Robb. You run over a black cat or something?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th January 2022, 21:52
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By bl52krz
What belts did you fit, Gates?

What belts did you fit, Gates?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2022, 21:38
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave. Welcome to the best club around for...

Hi Dave. Welcome to the best club around for Rover and MG ZT cars.
Looks like I need to pay my subscriptions. I have gone blue. Will have to get it done.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd January 2022, 23:08
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By bl52krz
As above. Check the PCV valve before anything...

As above. Check the PCV valve before anything else.Put ‘PCV valve renewal’ into the search button above the page. Artic has done a how-to on this I think.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2022, 20:15
Replies: 14
Views: 440
Posted By bl52krz
Before you get them fitted, spray Waxoyle into...

Before you get them fitted, spray Waxoyle into them.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2022, 20:12
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. The poster has got a 1.8 not a 2.5v6.

Hi Simon. The poster has got a 1.8 not a 2.5v6.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 15:56
Replies: 34
Views: 1,262
Posted By bl52krz
I don’t know about cash cows, I think that the...

I don’t know about cash cows, I think that the police are not doing their job with regards to number plate’s being legal or illegal, even no number plates fitted. I do not cover many miles now, but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2022, 23:29
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By bl52krz
You say it is always freezing cold? Do you mean...

You say it is always freezing cold? Do you mean the engine, or the inside of the car?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 17:12
Replies: 29
Views: 1,810
Posted By bl52krz
There are plenty of idiots on the road. Going up...

There are plenty of idiots on the road. Going up a hill that drops off quite quickly when you reach the top, today when I got to the brow of the hill , faced standing traffic with brake lights on....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 21:46
Replies: 29
Views: 1,810
Posted By bl52krz
Glad you got saved by your Rover 75 from serious...

Glad you got saved by your Rover 75 from serious injury. When I had my Rover SD1 3.5, I had an accident when a car drove into the passenger side out of a side road. It buckled the roof, and smashed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 23:28
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By bl52krz
I have been warning about this tube that contains...

I have been warning about this tube that contains the wires that run from the offside wheelarchthrough to in front of the fuel tank for a long while now. Discovered mine was going tommy cotton when...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 13:52
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By bl52krz
And another one of Artic(Steve’s) excellent how...

And another one of Artic(Steve’s) excellent how to’s.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 21:40
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Pity the police weren’t around, although they may...

Pity the police weren’t around, although they may have him on cctv. Hope he gets done for dangerous driving.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 23:20
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By bl52krz
And don’t forget, you can run it on red diesel.

And don’t forget, you can run it on red diesel.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 15:44
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By bl52krz
I don’t normaly join in on these kind of posts...

I don’t normaly join in on these kind of posts but, I will make an exception in this case. Don’t ask for help, or a question, unless you want a straight answer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 15:31
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By bl52krz
That sounds about right. Let’s hope those awkward...

That sounds about right. Let’s hope those awkward moments have gone , and you get 12 months free of gremlins.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 15:02
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By bl52krz
Seems as though you have a healthy engine there....

Seems as though you have a healthy engine there. I know my viz motors are working because we have a nice sharp hill near to us, and enjoy doing the acceleration trick on cars behind. Acceleration to...
Forum: Events and Meets 8th January 2022, 15:29
Replies: 35
Views: 1,720
Posted By bl52krz
Count me in please.

Count me in please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th January 2022, 15:10
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By bl52krz
You do not have to r.emove the seat to change the...

You do not have to r.emove the seat to change the handbrake connection. Just push the seat right forward.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 18:49
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By bl52krz
SGS also do a refill service on struts, whereby...

SGS also do a refill service on struts, whereby they refill with gas. I don’t know if they do ours, but you could always ask if wanted.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 13:51
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By bl52krz
Lanoguard? Can not find what it is made of. Only...

Lanoguard? Can not find what it is made of. Only what it is supposed to do? Is it snake oil or a genuine product?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 13:30
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
I don’t know about being offered warranties after...

I don’t know about being offered warranties after three years, but was offered a three year warranty on a new cooker by a well known company, as we were looking for a cooker. Was pushing us to get...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 12:22
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. I know it’s no help at the moment, but...

Hi Rob. I know it’s no help at the moment, but it’s a pity we are not still having our Nano Meets. If you didn’t mind the trip down, a private message to Artic (Steve) might be of help to you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th January 2022, 12:05
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Ian. I fitted both back and front struts to...

Hi Ian. I fitted both back and front struts to bonnet and boot from SGS, and they are excellent. I also have a 3 ton jack from them, and find that it is an excellent piece of work. With regards to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By bl52krz
Have you checked the rear of the discs? Sometimes...

Have you checked the rear of the discs? Sometimes the rear of the disks do not operate properly because of lack of use....rusty.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 19:41
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but ‘workhorse’ says it all to me.

Sorry, but ‘workhorse’ says it all to me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 19:28
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rob. Put into the ‘search’ box at the top of...

Hi Rob. Put into the ‘search’ box at the top of the page between,New Posts and Quick Links:- Sun Roof Drains. It is a post by Steve (Artic). It explains exactly what to do. It is the fourth post down...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 19:14
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
I think, as some have said, they are ok for local...

I think, as some have said, they are ok for local journeys.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 11:53
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
I can not see the logic in an 8 warranty meaning...

I can not see the logic in an 8 warranty meaning it’s ok for 15/20 years.My maths are not very good, but would love to know how that calculation was achieved?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:44
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Elon Musk says 150,000 miles. Another quote is...

Elon Musk says 150,000 miles. Another quote is around 8 years. Far short of 15/20 years.And the cost:- average £10,000 per module, not the complete pack. Nice and cheap eh? Try selling your e.v....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:28
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry, but I only have i.c.e. Why should I fly to...

Sorry, but I only have i.c.e. Why should I fly to Germany? I have a car I have enjoyed driving on long distances to the continent. Just fill up and go. Why should I have to hope I can get a ‘top up’...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 22:02
Replies: 1
Views: 391
Posted By bl52krz
If only it had been built 12 months before the...

If only it had been built 12 months before the closure.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 21:57
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Happy New Year Harry. The speed at which the...

Happy New Year Harry. The speed at which the cruise control can be engaged, according to the handbook, is 25 mph. I presume from that, it ‘drops out’ at 25 mph?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 21:50
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By bl52krz
Hi ? I am glad you chose what we consider to be...

Hi ? I am glad you chose what we consider to be the best car in the range. I am sure you will enjoy it more and more, especially if you take it on a long run.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2022, 16:19
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By bl52krz
You are more than welcome to come up. We keep...

You are more than welcome to come up. We keep saying we will come down to see you, but unfortunately Johns wife is having a lot of problems with the hip repair from last April, lots of pain, in fact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st January 2022, 14:11
Replies: 14
Views: 1,074
Posted By bl52krz
Nice easy fix to start the new year off. Happy...

Nice easy fix to start the new year off. Happy new year to you and Karen from the four of us.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2022, 14:04
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to wash the 2.5 Connie yesterday. Held up...

Decided to wash the 2.5 Connie yesterday. Held up by visitors, so finished doing the wheels today. Did 1,000 miles and averaged 25.6 mpg. Quite pleased as I only do a few miles a journey now. Two...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2022, 13:55
Replies: 11
Views: 565
Posted By bl52krz
A happy and prosperous new year to everyone.

A happy and prosperous new year to everyone.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2021, 20:13
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Rick. I thought I had got a problem with my...

Hi Rick. I thought I had got a problem with my gearbox on the auto 2.5. I also thought it was the solenoid in the box playing up. Went down to Lates, after being told it was the teardrop under the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2021, 00:34
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. Yes you could be spraying water down...

Hi Chris. Yes you could be spraying water down the tube into the inside. You only need to pull the front of the seat up on the drivers side. The pipe is visible straight away as it runs from the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2021, 21:05
Replies: 22
Views: 1,445
Posted By bl52krz
If you have water in the rear well behind the...

If you have water in the rear well behind the drivers seat, I suggest that you pull the rear seat squab out, and have a look at the tube that runs from within the rear wheel arch, on the drivers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th December 2021, 20:20
Replies: 71
Views: 4,534
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave.Sorry to hear of your loss of your loved...

Hi Dave.Sorry to hear of your loss of your loved one after 50 years of marriage, companionship, hardship, and also most remembered, happy times. Holidays,Birthdays. It sounds as though it was a...
Forum: V8 Forum 27th December 2021, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Chris. That was a memorable 1000 miles. And...

Hi Chris. That was a memorable 1000 miles. And enjoyable from beginning to end. Pity we can not do it again. Not been oversea’s since then.Dying to get going again. Congrats on the pass. Happy New...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th December 2021, 14:04
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
So it appears that only the rich and business...

So it appears that only the rich and business people will be allowed the right to a motor vehicle in the not to distant future. I can see trouble ahead, can you. They need to get rid of all the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th December 2021, 22:00
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By bl52krz
Rimmers don’t appear to have any. I have just...

Rimmers don’t appear to have any. I have just checked for him. Sorry.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 22:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By bl52krz
Engine:- 1.0 litre or 2.5litre.According to...

Engine:- 1.0 litre or 2.5litre.According to advert?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2021, 22:16
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy, have a merry Christmas. The cruise...

Hi Andy, have a merry Christmas. The cruise control dropping out when getting to an island, is probably caused by the fact you can not engage cruise below around 25 mph. So if your speed drops below...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 22:17
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
I bought one of those puller kits this year. Yet...

I bought one of those puller kits this year. Yet to use it yet tho.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 19:36
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By bl52krz
A very merry Christmas to everyone, and hope that...

A very merry Christmas to everyone, and hope that you all remain happy and well.:christmas::xmas-smiley-039::xmas-smiley-045::xmas-smiley-041::party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 00:32
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Has anyone noticed the cost of electric shooting...

Has anyone noticed the cost of electric shooting up in price? In Europe it has gone up 600% this year. It’s all an expensive joke .
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 00:27
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
I would imagine that there will be trouble at the...

I would imagine that there will be trouble at the mill if people are made to travel by anything other than the way they wish to.Also, what a bind traveling by omnibus all the while with its...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 00:12
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
You can not see it, but you really can feel it.I...

You can not see it, but you really can feel it.I have had a shock from having 240 volts go through my body when I stood on a cast iron central heating pipe when I was around 12/13, after touching the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2021, 20:49
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Looks nice and clean Steve.

Looks nice and clean Steve.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th December 2021, 20:41
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Can you explain to me how this would be any use...

Can you explain to me how this would be any use to me in going to Germany? And how about if there were no cars available to hire? I can go to my sons in Germany in the diesel virtually non stop,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2021, 19:52
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Erm, there already is a car hire scheme...

Erm, there already is a car hire scheme everywhere, it’s called car hire. You can hire them even on holiday. It’s nothing new?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th December 2021, 19:41
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Nothing to do with witchcraft, and everything to...

Nothing to do with witchcraft, and everything to do with practicality.I wonder how those people got on up north who had got no electric for two weeks? The whole idea is to make a few people very,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2021, 22:04
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By bl52krz
You are supposed to centralise the rear handbrake...

You are supposed to centralise the rear handbrake shoes when you adjust the handbrake. This is done standing still, not moving? I can not see what driving slowly forwards to centralise the brake...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2021, 16:58
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By bl52krz
As Andy says, take it to Lates near...

As Andy says, take it to Lates near Coventry/Corby. You will certainly learn something while you watch them work on your car.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th December 2021, 16:45
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Air bag light:- have a look under the drivers...

Air bag light:- have a look under the drivers seat first and make sure the electrical connections are tight. Sometimes constant moving of the seat backwards and forwards loosen’s the electrical plugs.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th December 2021, 19:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,822
Posted By bl52krz
I think you have made the right decision Andy....

I think you have made the right decision Andy. You have enough on your mind at the moment. We can all muddle through until you feel you are ready. Have some time reminiscing, and just remember the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th December 2021, 22:37
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By bl52krz
This is not your car is it Jules? Need to mend...

This is not your car is it Jules? Need to mend the steeple?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2021, 20:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,657
Posted By bl52krz
As Simon says, the handbrake shoes should not...

As Simon says, the handbrake shoes should not wear because you should only use it as a parking brake, therefore no wear should take place.My friends handbrake on his diesel Connie has never been...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2021, 20:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,040
Posted By bl52krz
I have read that when you engage the air...

I have read that when you engage the air conditioning on our cars, I presume it is the same on other vehicles, that the ecu recognises the fact you have called for air conditioning, and enriches the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2021, 22:55
Replies: 38
Views: 2,960
Posted By bl52krz
Seems lik.e they spent some time on other things...

Seems lik.e they spent some time on other things besides doing what they were supposed to be doing. Will you book the car in for the brakes to be done?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th December 2021, 22:36
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By bl52krz
Also use it on the glass in the shower. Easier to...

Also use it on the glass in the shower. Easier to clean and the water just runs off.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2021, 15:13
Replies: 180
Views: 15,588
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. Please accept my sad feelings to you...

Hi Andy. Please accept my sad feelings to you about Debs. Only just read this and had to read it twice before it sunk in. Just cannot believe how quick it has happened. I will say, Debs, your idea...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 22:10
Replies: 117
Views: 5,915
Posted By bl52krz
Electric cars

We have a mobile chiropodist visit us every 6 weeks or so, and he told us yesterday that he had bought an electric car. He brought the subject up of miles per charge. I do not know what car it is,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 21:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By bl52krz
See the little triangular shape at the bottom in...

See the little triangular shape at the bottom in your avatar. That takes you straight to a moderator.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:55
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By bl52krz
Glad I do not have to use that garage. What a...

Glad I do not have to use that garage. What a mess. Even an apprentice would not do anything like that withthe Black gunge. I along with many of us have no doubt seen other bodges on vehicles, done...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 20:41
Replies: 19
Views: 1,234
Posted By bl52krz
From my point of view, I am a Luddite. My mobile...

From my point of view, I am a Luddite. My mobile phone needs coal putting on it my friends tell me. I say in return, and when was the last time you had problems with your phone? Like last week when I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 23:07
Replies: 29
Views: 1,852
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Bob. Just a thought. I noticed many years ago,...

Hi Bob. Just a thought. I noticed many years ago, my car was parked up for around three days, and the weather was very damp and misty, and when it was started, after a few minutes, steam started to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 22:26
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Decided to give the Connie a wash this afternoon....

Decided to give the Connie a wash this afternoon. Came up nice and clean again. Guaranteed to rain within 24/48 hours.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 21:47
Replies: 799
Views: 89,887
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Dave. John and I have a flat open ended...

Hi Dave. John and I have a flat open ended spanner specially ground down for the tensioner for-the auxiliary tensioner.We fit the spanner, then force a wide piece of wood down between the body and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 22:37
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Simon. Thanks for offering to help Fiona, so...

Hi Simon. Thanks for offering to help Fiona, so she, on behalf of her father, are not being ripped off. Keep us in touch on how it all goes please. Cheers.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2021, 22:19
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Decided once again, to start the diesel up that...

Decided once again, to start the diesel up that has been sorned for a while. I thought that seeing that the weather was supposed to be going downhill into the cold period, I would start it up. I put...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By bl52krz
I silicone mine in place. Easy to remove if you...

I silicone mine in place. Easy to remove if you want to.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 22:06
Replies: 24
Views: 2,458
Posted By bl52krz
And knowing what is going on now with cars that...

And knowing what is going on now with cars that have keyless locking, more than one way round it, I am sure we have nothing to worry about. More than one way of skinning a cat, as the saying goes.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 17:07
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Brian. All the love and care we lavish...

Well done Brian. All the love and care we lavish on our cars will pay off in the future. Watch ‘Bangers And Cash’ to see what I mean.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 10:47
Replies: 31
Views: 2,275
Posted By bl52krz
I changed my mot on the V6 Connie to June. With...

I changed my mot on the V6 Connie to June. With the diesel on sorn for the last 17 months, when I putthat back on the road, it means it will be mot time in June not early March like it used to be....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2021, 18:37
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By bl52krz
Well be a man and make them shift their asses...

Well be a man and make them shift their asses over.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 20:11
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By bl52krz
And So say all of us. About time Bob.

And So say all of us. About time Bob.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th November 2021, 20:08
Replies: 80
Views: 12,314
Posted By bl52krz
You are lying in bed one morning, just about to...

You are lying in bed one morning, just about to get up! Suddenly the chimney falls through the roof onto your bed? Analogy:- things can happen at anytime, but no doubt you change the bedclothes!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 22:09
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By bl52krz
The bonnet release on my 2.5 was the same when I...

The bonnet release on my 2.5 was the same when I got it. I took the complete locking mechanism off, and disassembled it completely. I then cleaned it up and greased it and reassembled it. Just like a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 21:27
Replies: 24
Views: 2,458
Posted By bl52krz
I can confirm the steering wheel story. My son...

I can confirm the steering wheel story. My son who lives in Germany, when he came over to GB on holiday, bought a steering wheel for his German car. When he took it for the two year MOT, it failed on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 19:24
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By bl52krz
What exactly did the garage do or not to the car...

What exactly did the garage do or not to the car re the water leak? It could be the thermostat which is in the space between the two banks of cylinders on the passenger side. Take the cover off the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 18:28
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Martin. As Artic has said, I hope you keep...

Hi Martin. As Artic has said, I hope you keep attending the Nano Meets, wherever they take place in future. Let us know what you decide to replace your car with.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 18:14
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
Cheers Steve. I had read your suggestion before...

Cheers Steve. I had read your suggestion before on here, although I have not done it. It just shows that you need to keep on top of the plenum cleaning. The two rubber pipes shown in your photo, is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 16:57
Replies: 38
Views: 2,457
Posted By bl52krz
Its called swings and roundabouts. I have bought...

Its called swings and roundabouts. I have bought items from Autodoc Germany,and other countries other than GB. As soon as we left the EU, the prices went up, as did the time it took to arrive from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 22:40
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
Posted By bl52krz
We went for lunch with our friend’s yesterday....

We went for lunch with our friend’s yesterday. Went back to theirs for a natter and a cup of rosy lee. When we came out for home, I noticed there was water that had run from under the car onto the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th November 2021, 22:30
Replies: 27
Views: 1,775
Posted By bl52krz
I would say, go and fit a normal clutch without...

I would say, go and fit a normal clutch without the DMF. Do not then come on here telling us that it is a load of rubbish and expect any sympathy. You will not get any.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 21:41
Replies: 24
Views: 2,458
Posted By bl52krz
So does it apply or not to our vehicles. Is it...

So does it apply or not to our vehicles. Is it being misinterpreted? Oh sorry. It is evidently on facearse, so it must be true.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:30
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By bl52krz
Another good turn by the good turn gent. Good on...

Another good turn by the good turn gent. Good on you Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:27
Replies: 48
Views: 3,168
Posted By bl52krz
So Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Wind, you...

So Sorry to hear about your misfortune. Wind, you can not see it but the damage it does makes you wish you could, so you could make a defence to it. Hope that your claim goes your way Andy. I know...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 22:50
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By bl52krz
I would get them changed because of the age. If I...

I would get them changed because of the age. If I lived nearer to you, I could show you a set of timing belts off my 2.5 v6 that had covered around 80,000 miles and had been on 9 years. Get them...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 22:33
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By bl52krz
Or you can try Trebor or Devilish from Cannock,...

Or you can try Trebor or Devilish from Cannock, members on here.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 22:30
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By bl52krz
Use your credit card. You are covered if it costs...

Use your credit card. You are covered if it costs more than £100 up to I think £30,000. That’s what i do when I buy anything on the net.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:11
Replies: 19
Views: 908
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Andy. Did you notice that the part that gets...

Hi Andy. Did you notice that the part that gets the wear, the knuckle joint, is not covered by the lifetime guarantee?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 18:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By bl52krz
If the naysayers had their way, we would all be...

If the naysayers had their way, we would all be riding our penny farthing s And I would like to get one of those engines in my Rover 75.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 23:32
Replies: 139
Views: 11,151
Posted By bl52krz
Hi Maninda. I was using the word as a generality,...

Hi Maninda. I was using the word as a generality, not exactly calling you a pleb. But it makes my blood boil when people chunter on about the media hype that is taking place at the moment in many...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 18:30
Replies: 139
Views: 11,151
Posted By bl52krz
As has been said before,it’s all a load of...

As has been said before,it’s all a load of rubbish. Did you hear/read yesterday that co2 and most other noxious gases went up last year although industry and home working was in full swing? It’s...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 19:43
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By bl52krz
Dont let Devilish hear you saying that.

Dont let Devilish hear you saying that.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 17:42
Replies: 139
Views: 11,151
Posted By bl52krz
Everyone seems to be missing the point. It’s all...

Everyone seems to be missing the point. It’s all bullshine. And sorry, but the teenager that seems to get more than her fair share of tv time, telling us what we should be doing, is just a puppet for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 18:03
Replies: 139
Views: 11,151
Posted By bl52krz
London. Biggest shyteole in the country....

London. Biggest shyteole in the country. Birmingham following suit. It’s easy to deal with if everyone did the same. Don’t go to your nearest city if they put the bull tax on cars. The shopkeepers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2021, 16:19
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
Posted By bl52krz
Are you sure you have not run over a black cat...

Are you sure you have not run over a black cat Bob?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2021, 21:13
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By bl52krz
Could it be cam/crank sensor?

Could it be cam/crank sensor?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 20:56
Replies: 22
Views: 1,671
Posted By bl52krz
Sorry to disappoint you , but I have never had a...

Sorry to disappoint you , but I have never had a leak on the cdt. Should I keep my mouth shut.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 20:46
Replies: 33
Views: 2,172
Posted By bl52krz
Yes. A piece of leather to replace a big end...

Yes. A piece of leather to replace a big end shell is well known in dessert racing. Also, if you have a puncture when out and about in miles and miles of grass land ,you can stuff the tyre with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 22:17
Replies: 31
Views: 2,375
Posted By bl52krz
Hope the furniture does not give any problems?

Hope the furniture does not give any problems?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 16:31
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By bl52krz
Something has gone ‘rong and he had climbed up...

Something has gone ‘rong and he had climbed up into his tree. Get the ladders someone...........please����
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 21:18
Replies: 49
Views: 2,538
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, 16:03
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
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, 21:39
Replies: 65
Views: 6,030
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, 21:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,934
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, 21:23
Replies: 30
Views: 1,697
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, 21:14
Replies: 3
Views: 347
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, 22:02
Replies: 11
Views: 704
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, 18:06
Replies: 11
Views: 704
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, 17:59
Replies: 8
Views: 497
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, 20:40
Replies: 11
Views: 704
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, 22:59
Replies: 3
Views: 462
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, 22:54
Replies: 3
Views: 462
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, 19:34
Replies: 18
Views: 1,353
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, 19:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
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, 15:53
Replies: 10
Views: 827
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, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 272
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, 18:49
Replies: 41
Views: 2,510
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, 18:44
Replies: 41
Views: 2,510
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, 21:29
Replies: 22
Views: 6,609
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, 21:09
Replies: 3
Views: 324
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, 21:06
Replies: 59
Views: 3,642
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, 19:26
Replies: 9
Views: 837
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, 19:09
Replies: 6
Views: 822
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, 18:51
Replies: 59
Views: 3,642
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, 21:16
Replies: 59
Views: 3,642
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, 17:47
Replies: 36
Views: 3,118
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, 17:40
Replies: 66
Views: 6,009
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, 17:08
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
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, 10:49
Replies: 6
Views: 685
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, 10:43
Replies: 13,281
Views: 1,357,537
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, 22:24
Replies: 63
Views: 3,949
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, 20:37
Replies: 9
Views: 594
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, 20:00
Replies: 3
Views: 327
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, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By bl52krz
Well done Dave.

Well done Dave.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 19:33
Replies: 63
Views: 3,949
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, 19:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
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, 19:21
Replies: 10
Views: 828
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, 11:15
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
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, 10:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
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, 10:14
Replies: 63
Views: 3,949
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...
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