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Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2020, 00:03
Replies: 37
Views: 1,342
Posted By COLVERT
Putting it baldly like that I guess you are...

Putting it baldly like that I guess you are correct.---:D

However what you say applies to just about every sport you can think of. ( Take footballers.----Please do.--;););) for instance )
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2020, 23:42
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By COLVERT
When you find out the price of a new pair you'll...

When you find out the price of a new pair you'll be off like a rocket down the road to get a polishing kit.

Just check the headlight prices at Rimmers but make sure you're sitting down when you...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 23:27
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By COLVERT
I agree, that quote does seem rather high too. ...

I agree, that quote does seem rather high too.

They will be getting a good mark up on the alternator itself as well as a rather high labour charge.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 23:20
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you for those two links. My filter needs to...

Thank you for those two links. My filter needs to changed about now.---The first link is best for me.--There is a great difference too. One filter is about half the price of the other with delivery...
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2020, 21:25
Replies: 347
Views: 23,317
Posted By COLVERT
Splits---------------:eek::eek::eek:---------Yikes...

Splits---------------:eek::eek::eek:---------Yikes !!!!!!!!
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2020, 20:19
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By COLVERT
Your picture. Brings back memories as that was my...

Your picture. Brings back memories as that was my first motorbike in 1954 with girder forks exactly like that too.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 19:11
Replies: 67
Views: 10,537
Posted By COLVERT
I guess you mean outside edges to the tread...

I guess you mean outside edges to the tread rather than the sides of the tyre. However under inflation does cause more wear to the tyre sidewalls as they flex.

Generally a pound or two either...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By COLVERT
The slave cylinder on mine must have started to...

The slave cylinder on mine must have started to leak slightly in the cars 16 year life.
---I injected some fluid into the bleed screw 6 months or more ago and the clutch has been working fine since...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:44
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By COLVERT
Is that black patch wet or dry ??

Is that black patch wet or dry ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:42
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By COLVERT
I like post 4.---Nothing more to do even after 2...

I like post 4.---Nothing more to do even after 2 years says kelvo.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 111
Posted By COLVERT
Have you spoken to the suppliers about the bad...

Have you spoken to the suppliers about the bad fit ??

The one I got from them some time ago was no problem.

Did they send the correct one though I think the filter is unique to the R75 ?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:31
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By COLVERT
I've not read of anybody having to remap anything...

I've not read of anybody having to remap anything through just changing the exhaust system either.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:28
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By COLVERT
If you've not left it too long then, hopefully,...

If you've not left it too long then, hopefully, the slip rings won't have burnt away you can change the brushes from the top.

If folk would only change the brushes as soon as the red light...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2020, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By COLVERT
Yes, it is possible and the diode pack could be...

Yes, it is possible and the diode pack could be the culprit.---:}


I'm not sure but could it be possible to disconnect the cable to the alternator at the battery end ??---
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 19:02
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By COLVERT
It could be the thermostat however the fact that...

It could be the thermostat however the fact that it blows hot one side and cold the other says the matrix is a definite problem. The thermostat will just add to it.---;)


:smilie_re:Go sort...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:50
Replies: 15
Views: 283
Posted By COLVERT
I can see that your solution is the best way to...

I can see that your solution is the best way to go. Trying to rejuvenate the faded plastic I think will be difficult to get it back to an original black colour.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:45
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By COLVERT
Please correct me if I'm wrong. Each side you...

Please correct me if I'm wrong. Each side you have one light with one filament and one light with a double filament.

The dip filament on the double filament bulb is not working and the single...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:29
Replies: 15
Views: 173
Posted By COLVERT
Seeing you have had the coolant temperature...

Seeing you have had the coolant temperature through the matrix very hot there can really be only one fault. Too much cold air is being introduced from the outside.

Probably find the internal flaps...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:20
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By COLVERT
Movement on a wheel bearing perhaps. :shrug: ...

Movement on a wheel bearing perhaps. :shrug:

ABS won't make a grinding noise but a wheel bearing could cause it.--ABS working shows itself as a pulsing on the brake pedal.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:13
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By COLVERT
No doubt you will eventually find the...

No doubt you will eventually find the problem.---When you do could you tell us curious lot what it was please ??---;)
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2020, 18:09
Replies: 37
Views: 1,342
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:-- Willyheckaslike.--sporting a false race...

Quote:-- Willyheckaslike.--sporting a false race card and infect a sport with their personal opinion and politics. :shrug:


Could you tell us more about the --false race card--Interesting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2020, 17:32
Replies: 67
Views: 10,537
Posted By COLVERT
24 psi.-------It's a wonder you didn't roll them...

24 psi.-------It's a wonder you didn't roll them off the rims.

No fast cornering for you then. What do you run your lorry at ???---:D


PS. In your Blog you use the word REALISED to the...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2020, 23:47
Replies: 37
Views: 1,342
Posted By COLVERT
Jimmy Savile's private life was not a secret so...

Jimmy Savile's private life was not a secret so why did it take so long for him to be exposed. ( OOOps. ) You know what I mean.

Do you mean I need to investigate the private life of every...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2020, 21:33
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By COLVERT
Just had a look at the two posts you mentioned. ...

Just had a look at the two posts you mentioned. No lead from them. :shrug::shrug::shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2020, 21:24
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By COLVERT
I'm fairly sure the screw on the hose you found...

I'm fairly sure the screw on the hose you found is an air bleed screw.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2020, 21:14
Replies: 17
Views: 409
Posted By COLVERT
At that sort of discharge something would...

At that sort of discharge something would probably feel warm to the touch.

The info you gave about your battery says your battery is OK.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2020, 14:42
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By COLVERT
But try not to let it get cremated.---:eek::eek:

But try not to let it get cremated.---:eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2020, 14:19
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By COLVERT
If it ran OK even for a short while after playing...

If it ran OK even for a short while after playing with the connectors and then went on the blink again it must be something you touched.

It would seem you need a CLOSE look at each connector...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 22:46
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By COLVERT
Not for slackening the bolts. For adjustment...

Not for slackening the bolts. For adjustment only.

The Gunson item for tracking only.---:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 22:24
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By COLVERT
It's easy to fabricate the rubber sleeve from...

It's easy to fabricate the rubber sleeve from flat sheet and then hold it in place with a couple of cable ties.--;)

Alternatively slit a piece of round tube and hold it in place in the same...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 15:41
Replies: 31
Views: 1,346
Posted By COLVERT
I use those when I have a problem with rusted up...

I use those when I have a problem with rusted up parts. The harder you pull the tighter they grip. If fact they work so well that the end result can just ripping the part into two...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 15:19
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
It's difficult to tell as it's something that...

It's difficult to tell as it's something that needs to be looked at. I guess it's back to the torch and a mirror on a stick.

If it's possible to get at it then if you can clean the fluid off...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 15:08
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By COLVERT
And you are such a poor loser but I do admire the...

And you are such a poor loser but I do admire the way you duck and dive. Lol.--10/10 for that.--:D:D:D


As for the biscuits I'm a great fan and so I believe is Trikey.---;););)

A man...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 15:04
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By COLVERT
Of course they do. It's just the ECU mapping is...

Of course they do. It's just the ECU mapping is different. ( The system is the same. ) It gives 116 or 131.

You tend to get confused quite often on the subject matter of the posts.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2020, 14:51
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By COLVERT
I'll join you. Our cars will go the same way...

I'll join you. Our cars will go the same way when they ban diesel.----:cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2020, 14:45
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
You obviously don't understand what you have been...

You obviously don't understand what you have been reading.-:shrug:---Go read it again.--:D

You can damage just about anything if you don't know what you are doing.---:D

The article...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 23:15
Replies: 32
Views: 1,115
Posted By COLVERT
Totally agree.--:bowdown:---I do find some of the...

Totally agree.--:bowdown:---I do find some of the threads quite depressing and that's why I now and again try to inject a bit of humour or stupidity into my posts.

Probably gets some folks...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 23:01
Replies: 37
Views: 1,342
Posted By COLVERT
As to the title of this thread.--That is absurd....

As to the title of this thread.--That is absurd. Someone has forgotten to switch on his brain.--;)

I guess the OP would prefer an exciting character like Raikonen. ( Or however you spell...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 22:40
Replies: 347
Views: 23,317
Posted By COLVERT
I see one of your cars is a very nice green...

I see one of your cars is a very nice green colour. Maybe spraying the offending part that colour would help.---( As long as the surgeon isn't colour blind.---(--:eek:--)


Ignore me, I'm old...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2020, 22:24
Replies: 347
Views: 23,317
Posted By COLVERT
WOW. That's scary. You might come round to find...

WOW. That's scary. You might come round to find you've got two veg and no meat.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 22:21
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By COLVERT
Hi, Steve. It's best to only post in one forum...

Hi, Steve. It's best to only post in one forum rather than two with the same question.--It does tend to cause confusion.---:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 22:14
Replies: 11
Views: 265
Posted By COLVERT
Very good news and waiting during the test is...

Very good news and waiting during the test is always a little traumatic followed by a rush of relief when it passes.--:D


I'm glad I'm here in France. No road tax and MOT every TWO...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 22:09
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By COLVERT
Whoooooooooops---:D:D:D

Whoooooooooops---:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 22:06
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By COLVERT
As the post above says, the easiest and least...

As the post above says, the easiest and least trouble is to get the 160 re-map from a forum T4 expert.--;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2020, 21:46
Replies: 10
Views: 271
Posted By COLVERT
Your first paragraph; it's the exact opposite....

Your first paragraph; it's the exact opposite. Plus you are ripping shreds of rubber off your tyres.--:eek:--and overall quite a few miles.--:duh:

The noise you hear on full lock is simply the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 21:25
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By COLVERT
Plus 13 bhp.--:duh:

Plus 13 bhp.--:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 18:53
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
After reading through all these posts it seems...

After reading through all these posts it seems the normal problem of a partially blocked matrix applies here.

Funny that, Simon, the pipes entering the matrix from the opposite side to a RHD...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 18:46
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By COLVERT
If the seals are OK then they'll stay...

If the seals are OK then they'll stay clean.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 18:40
Replies: 15
Views: 377
Posted By COLVERT
I see you've been on the forum quite a while so I...

I see you've been on the forum quite a while so I guess you know about the ---How-To----section.--:D

Lots of questions about wheel adjustment and the answer you seek might be in there.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2020, 11:07
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By COLVERT
A bold statement but sorely in need of proof. ...

A bold statement but sorely in need of proof.

Details of how the damage is caused etc.---;)
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 20:40
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By COLVERT
Good things. Not caught anything which is vital...

Good things. Not caught anything which is vital when you're old.---No money problems.

Bad things.--Got the news just yesterday that my daughter and grand daughter have caught Covid 19.

...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 20:12
Replies: 347
Views: 23,317
Posted By COLVERT
So sorry to read your post Wes. If they are...

So sorry to read your post Wes. If they are going to remove the offending object then I hope for your sake the pain will be removed with it.

Like the other forum members I wish for the best...
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2020, 19:52
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Hey, Clive. Reading your post above you...

Hey, Clive.

Reading your post above you get the sense of the champion foot ball team from Timbuctoo telling us they have all the information they need to become world champions.

They have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2020, 19:03
Replies: 39
Views: 1,425
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:----Rogue:--- I've strayed...

Quote:----Rogue:---


I've strayed from the path a few times but I've always found you get great levels of equipment on a bit of a shoestring budget and dammit i just have a bit of an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 18:50
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By COLVERT
Could be your search engine is out of...

Could be your search engine is out of date.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 13:54
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By COLVERT
Could be a partial blockage as the flow of fuel...

Could be a partial blockage as the flow of fuel through the pump is what keeps it cool.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 11:41
Replies: 40
Views: 940
Posted By COLVERT
Well you will know for sure once you have fitted...

Well you will know for sure once you have fitted a new gasket.--:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 11:38
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By COLVERT
I see that you've been on the forum 2 years now...

I see that you've been on the forum 2 years now and this is your first post. OK up to now then ??

Have you had a look through the---How-To--- section.
Lots of posts in there about both fuel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 11:28
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By COLVERT
Welcome to the forum Ralf. Don't worry about...

Welcome to the forum Ralf. Don't worry about bothering us because that's what this forum is for.
There are several T4 experts here as members and I'm sure one of them will see your post very...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2020, 11:21
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
I just remembered this.--Some time ago in the...

I just remembered this.--Some time ago in the summer we had a bit of a plague of flies

My car, dark green, was standing next to my wife's car, silver. There were hundreds of flies on her car...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2020, 11:13
Replies: 39
Views: 1,425
Posted By COLVERT
I just posted this elsewhere, however I feel like...

I just posted this elsewhere, however I feel like posting it here too, so I'm going to-------;););)



Here's a thought for you long term Rover owners in these troubling times.---

The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2020, 11:05
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
Here's a thought for you long term Rover owners...

Here's a thought for you long term Rover owners in these troubling times.---

The fear of travel is really bad,
You'll end up twitching or even mad.

To give it up would be a dream,
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 23:48
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By COLVERT
HI Chris.---Did you know you can edit your first...

HI Chris.---Did you know you can edit your first post very easily ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 23:46
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By COLVERT
Do they appear when the car is on the drive...

Do they appear when the car is on the drive ?---ie. nothing at night but there in the morning or when you get home after driving the car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 23:43
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By COLVERT
I really like this pic.--Did you draw it yourself...

I really like this pic.--Did you draw it yourself ???---:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/426635fb5724a9a64c.jpg
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 23:35
Replies: 31
Views: 2,456
Posted By COLVERT
You have misunderstood CLF's post. What he said...

You have misunderstood CLF's post. What he said is true.--:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2020, 23:31
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By COLVERT
The HP lines run at very, very high pressure,...

The HP lines run at very, very high pressure, enough to kill you. Take great care when attempting any checks.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2020, 21:20
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Well gents, I have followed this thread with...

Well gents, I have followed this thread with quite some interest. Some of it being Rhetoric with not much in the way of PROVEN facts, often hearsay.

Harmless in itself except when the posts...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2020, 19:47
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
The best way is to live in Cloud-Cuckoo land like...

The best way is to live in Cloud-Cuckoo land like I do.


The country can't go broke cos it's the government that makes the currency.

They'll just sneak off somewhere quiet and print...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2020, 18:48
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By COLVERT
I got this from E-Bay a while back. You can...

I got this from E-Bay a while back. You can borrow it cos you're going to have need of something if you are going to go there and back in your car.---:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2020, 18:38
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
I guess the side car could be one huge battery...

I guess the side car could be one huge battery giving the electric powered motorbike an enormous range.----:D:D:D


( London---John O'Groats and back.--:eek::eek::eek: ) One charge.-;)
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 17th November 2020, 23:21
Replies: 25
Views: 2,116
Posted By COLVERT
I think there are a couple of forum members in...

I think there are a couple of forum members in their mid eighties.---:D------They don't post very often at all though.


What was that TV program,----'one foot in the grave'.-----:eek:

...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 23:05
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
Both I guess. It would be interesting to...

Both I guess. It would be interesting to know.---:}
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 20:24
Replies: 22
Views: 396
Posted By COLVERT
WOW. That's some bit of kit in the hospital. I'm...

WOW. That's some bit of kit in the hospital. I'm glad all has turned out OK for you and yours and these nasty restrictions will, hopefully, be gone soon As one of the posts above said can you have...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 20:16
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
Just curious but you say the range is less in...

Just curious but you say the range is less in winter. Could you tell me the DETAILS of why you think that is so ???

Thanks in advance cos I love to learn new things.--;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2020, 20:11
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By COLVERT
RE, The handbrake problem mentioned in an earlier...

RE, The handbrake problem mentioned in an earlier post. There is a way to make the handbrake do what it's supposed to do without stretching the cables or needing the compensator.
I use the method...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2020, 19:59
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By COLVERT
So do I cos that's the colour of my R75.--:D:D:D ...

So do I cos that's the colour of my R75.--:D:D:D

It really shows off all the chrome to perfection.---:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 19:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
That won't be a problem after the first few...

That won't be a problem after the first few minutes because at the rate these batteries will have to discharge they will heat themselves up from the inside out.

Even the comparative low charge...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 19:42
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By COLVERT
Aha !!!---I can answer that.------Lots of the...

Aha !!!---I can answer that.------Lots of the programs are so boring that they make you drop off to sleep. The adverts are so much louder in order to wake you up. A sudden loud sound will register...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2020, 19:18
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
1918/20----What was the worlds population then...

1918/20----What was the worlds population then compared to today ???

The same question about the worlds population circa 290 years ago.---( Mind you at that time the population must have almost...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2020, 19:05
Replies: 40
Views: 940
Posted By COLVERT
When you say the front end off I guess you mean...

When you say the front end off I guess you mean the bumper.---:smilie_re:

It will be much easier to find a leak that way. It could be something simple like a hose clip needs tightening up.

As...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 23:32
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Just thinking.------------If a vaccine is found...

Just thinking.------------If a vaccine is found that works OK and they start the treatment in the spring next...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 22:54
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
If you can live with RHD, as I do, you can get a...

If you can live with RHD, as I do, you can get a C6 for less than half the price of the French car in Britain.

This I know for a fact as I bought an XM estate car for less than half the French...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 16th November 2020, 22:44
Replies: 25
Views: 2,116
Posted By COLVERT
Thank you kind Sir. Trying to get my head...

Thank you kind Sir.

Trying to get my head around the fact that I'll be 84 next year.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2020, 22:35
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By COLVERT
The leak-back test is explained in the --How-TOs....

The leak-back test is explained in the --How-TOs.

Putting injector cleaner in the fuel tank might take a while to clean the injector spray holes if they've been partially blocked for some time....
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:28
Replies: 20
Views: 537
Posted By COLVERT
Starting construction, yes.---But by the time...

Starting construction, yes.---But by the time it's up and working the government will have taxed all the cars off the road in an attempt to make up the current deficit. ---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:19
Replies: 40
Views: 1,456
Posted By COLVERT
Didn't bother BJ.----:shrug:

Didn't bother BJ.----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:14
Replies: 26
Views: 695
Posted By COLVERT
They ought to be handed over to the tender...

They ought to be handed over to the tender mercies of their victims relatives.----:mad:
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 20:06
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By COLVERT
Totally agree.-:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown: ...

Totally agree.-:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:


Can you imagine what it would be like in ordinary life if every time you spoke background music started up ???
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 19:54
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
Yes you probably are correct. Doesn't matter...

Yes you probably are correct. Doesn't matter though because if you have a road that has quite a few electric car owners the existing cabling won't carry the amount of power required to charge all...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 19:46
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By COLVERT
Oh !!--That's good news as I'll only be 103 in 20...

Oh !!--That's good news as I'll only be 103 in 20 years time.

Already looking forward to it.---:cool:
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 19:37
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By COLVERT
Er, cough, cough---Try telling that to his team...

Er, cough, cough---Try telling that to his team mate.--;););)
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 19:31
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Why self isolate ?? He's already had it and she...

Why self isolate ?? He's already had it and she has been infected elsewhere.

Re--being face to face.--Recently, on TV, they have been showing a way that relatives can meet old folk in nursing...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 16th November 2020, 19:16
Replies: 25
Views: 2,116
Posted By COLVERT
Still driving it ???---I sometimes get into...

Still driving it ???---I sometimes get into Teignmouth with my BRG R75.---;)
Forum: S525 OVP The Club Car 16th November 2020, 19:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,362
Posted By COLVERT
Did you manage to find any more pics of it Paul ??

Did you manage to find any more pics of it Paul ??
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 18:59
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
As rare as hens teeth over here.---:eek: ...

As rare as hens teeth over here.---:eek:


PS.--Also the French like to charge about double the price you would expect to pay in Britain.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 18:58
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
Not really enough cars using Ethanol. The jury is...

Not really enough cars using Ethanol. The jury is still out and next to nothing on its use in the R75.

You'll need one of these items below.----
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2020, 18:41
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By COLVERT
It's normally the inside of the pipe swells up....

It's normally the inside of the pipe swells up. When the sides touch it creates a valve system.
The pedal pressure pushes fluid past the obstruction but the fluid can't flow back by itself. ( No...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2020, 18:16
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By COLVERT
Ah, but was yours 20,000 miles only. ...

Ah, but was yours 20,000 miles only.

Normally the cables get stretched because the owner doesn't know how to get over the problem.--Just simply keeps pulling the hand brake up until it's under...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 18:06
Replies: 58
Views: 49,442
Posted By COLVERT
See if you can get him put on Stevestrats...

See if you can get him put on Stevestrats list.----:D
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 18:00
Replies: 27
Views: 1,193
Posted By COLVERT
A way of taxing ???? Easily done....

A way of taxing ????


Easily done. Fit them with a satellite tracking system and make them pay for the miles travelled.

All the technology exists now and could very easily be adapted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 17:37
Replies: 24
Views: 512
Posted By COLVERT
Wow, that came round quickly, I almost missed...

Wow, that came round quickly, I almost missed it.--:D


Many happy returns for yesterday Andy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 13:38
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By COLVERT
A bit of TLC can give you years of pleasure. Well...

A bit of TLC can give you years of pleasure. Well done.--:bowdown:





Jon. D.
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 13:35
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By COLVERT
Many a true word spoken in jest.----------;)

Many a true word spoken in jest.----------;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2020, 13:18
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
Bienvenue Thomas.---I live in France near...

Bienvenue Thomas.---I live in France near Thouars. ( 79100 )

I have the diesel engine. 50 + mpg.

The most trouble free and reliable car I've ever owned. ( 13 years to date. )

If you can find...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 13:03
Replies: 27
Views: 1,193
Posted By COLVERT
The increase should be on fuel. The more you use...

The increase should be on fuel. The more you use the more you pay.

( However, much too sensible an idea to be taken up.--:shrug: )

Why should folk pay the same fee when using a small...
Forum: V8 Forum 16th November 2020, 12:54
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By COLVERT
As Simon mentioned above, it won't be the cables....

As Simon mentioned above, it won't be the cables.

Most R75s have poor handbrakes due to a film of rust forming inside the rear drums and acting like a lubricant.--:eek:

The normal cure...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2020, 12:25
Replies: 41
Views: 1,315
Posted By COLVERT
Pince Multiprise over here in France.--;)

Pince Multiprise over here in France.--;)
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2020, 22:56
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By COLVERT
Screws are not expensive and I always use screws...

Screws are not expensive and I always use screws myself.

Nails in wood in outside conditions can frequently become loose due to wind and rain. Much less likely with screws. Also it's quick to...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2020, 22:44
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By COLVERT
Take a good look at him as he will end up being...

Take a good look at him as he will end up being the best racing driver you will ever see in your lifetime.--:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:


Only the jealous knock his ability.----:driving:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2020, 22:23
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By COLVERT
Never asked for breakdown cover.-----:shrug: ...

Never asked for breakdown cover.-----:shrug:


Mainly ( I guess ) because I always service my own car and the wife's car and we've never broken down. --:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2020, 22:09
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By COLVERT
You have a poor electrical contact somewhere....

You have a poor electrical contact somewhere. Unplugging and plugging back in the connectors to the various sensors might help. HP pump. diesel filter etc. As you've changed the cam and crank...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2020, 21:23
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By COLVERT
Could be difficult as Mike says in his post...

Could be difficult as Mike says in his post above.

Maybe the least effort way would be to try some injector cleaner in the fuel tank first.---:shrug:

Please let us know if you find a way...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2020, 21:19
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
Hi there Simon. Please read my post...

Hi there Simon.

Please read my post 13.---How is this possible ???
Forum: V8 Forum 14th November 2020, 21:10
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By COLVERT
I see he looked in on the 14 th but was probably...

I see he looked in on the 14 th but was probably too busy playing with his new toy to have the time to talk to us.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2020, 19:10
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By COLVERT
Is this after fitting 4 new plastic clips ???

Is this after fitting 4 new plastic clips ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2020, 19:07
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By COLVERT
Both problems might even be an injector playing...

Both problems might even be an injector playing up.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2020, 18:56
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By COLVERT
I blame Lidl.---They now have a cheap range of...

I blame Lidl.---They now have a cheap range of battery operated angle grinders.---:mad:

Lots of villains probably have one in their tool kits nowadays.-:eek:

The diamond discs go through...
Forum: V8 Forum 13th November 2020, 16:41
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By COLVERT
Even though you weren't allowed to start it they...

Even though you weren't allowed to start it they must have given you a guarantee of some sort on the engine and running gear.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2020, 15:59
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By COLVERT
Half way is very vague.--So much better for all...

Half way is very vague.--So much better for all to understand if you use the clock face to show what you mean.

6 or 7 or 8 o'clock. Most cars run at 9 o'clock.---;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2020, 15:55
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By COLVERT
Well said.--:bowdown:---Not a lot of folk know...

Well said.--:bowdown:---Not a lot of folk know that.--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2020, 14:31
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By COLVERT
What case is that ??---You were right or you were...

What case is that ??---You were right or you were wrong.---:shrug:---???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2020, 22:39
Replies: 21
Views: 840
Posted By COLVERT
Not so. Sorry but your thermostat is...

Not so. Sorry but your thermostat is DED.----:eek::eek::eek:---;)



And your sump is filling with noxious chemical that need heat for their removal.---:duh:
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2020, 22:15
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Better to be safe than sorry as there's not a...

Better to be safe than sorry as there's not a virus on the planet that would attempt to impregnate a body like that.------:D:D:D
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2020, 21:52
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
I'm now an avid fan. ( Of this new...

I'm now an avid fan. ( Of this new vaccine, especially as I'm in the---You're next to go bracket at 83 )--Gulp.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2020, 21:36
Replies: 31
Views: 981
Posted By COLVERT
????????????????????????????????????????/---:shrug...

????????????????????????????????????????/---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 21:34
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By COLVERT
That's good news. If the alarm stays quiet for a...

That's good news. If the alarm stays quiet for a few days it will tend to prove it was the equipment they were using.
--:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2020, 19:24
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By COLVERT
The switch for the child locks isn't...

The switch for the child locks isn't switching.---:eek:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2020, 19:18
Replies: 31
Views: 981
Posted By COLVERT
Could somebody post that picture please as that...

Could somebody post that picture please as that link doesn't work for me.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2020, 18:10
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By COLVERT
I bought a one owner car about 14 years ago and...

I bought a one owner car about 14 years ago and it's been the best and least trouble car I've ever owned.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 17:55
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By COLVERT
If the water board comes back ask them if they...

If the water board comes back ask them if they have been using any electronic leak detector equipment.
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2020, 23:12
Replies: 882
Views: 33,078
Posted By COLVERT
Now this Really IS arrogant to the forum members...

Now this Really IS arrogant to the forum members who have no knowledge of Latin.----:mad::mad::mad:

Use English or don't post.-----:pillow:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2020, 20:12
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
He has an LHD car.---But it's cold on the...

He has an LHD car.---But it's cold on the passenger side.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 22:31
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By COLVERT
Did you charge it ON or OFF the car ?? If...

Did you charge it ON or OFF the car ??

If ON the car then disconnect the negative lead for 1/2 an hour or so.---Might reset the ECU and get rid of the problems you're having.---:shrug:
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 7th November 2020, 14:33
Replies: 27
Views: 1,579
Posted By COLVERT
[QUOTE=jonc3725;2845457]Congrats and welcome to...

[QUOTE=jonc3725;2845457]Congrats and welcome to the madhouse. Our first on a 51 plate was that colour in V6 auto, same interior. Bought it from.the dealership and kept it for 6 hours.

Thanks to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 13:24
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By COLVERT
Ford Transit Bosch VP30 and VP44 Diesel Pump Fuel...

Ford Transit Bosch VP30 and VP44 Diesel Pump Fuel ... - eBay (https://www.ebay.co.uk/c/6011597048)



Any use ???



How we remanufacture Injection pumps Bosch VP30 and VP44 ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 13:13
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
Quote. CLF. ------but warm only on the left side...

Quote. CLF. ------but warm only on the left side of the screen, and cool on the right side. This is a safety function to keep the driver alert.


Sounds like a good idea to stop the driver...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2020, 13:09
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By COLVERT
The heater can be controlled thermostatically on...

The heater can be controlled thermostatically on both sides individually. The thermostat on the passenger side is not working.------:eek::eek::eek:


Apologies. I should have said the air...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2020, 21:47
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By COLVERT
Interesting. Where are you going to introduce the...

Interesting. Where are you going to introduce the new fluid ??? From the reservoir or from the bleed nipple ?

As the top ( New. ) section is supposed to be full :shrug: Fill the bottom from...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2020, 21:34
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
Simply an approximate statement of FACTS.---You...

Simply an approximate statement of FACTS.---You are welcome to read anything you like into it.


Whatever makes you happy.


Still true though.----:D:D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2020, 14:14
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks for the early warning...

Thanks for the early warning folks.--:bowdown:--Will check mine now ASAP.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2020, 14:03
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By COLVERT
That confuses the actual date of manufacture...

That confuses the actual date of manufacture doesn't it ??

2019 or 2013.---:shrug: Maybe it is old stock so that's why they don't want you messing about with it.---:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2020, 21:08
Replies: 27
Views: 1,605
Posted By COLVERT
Consul Cortina for me. Earlier rounder model.

Consul Cortina for me. Earlier rounder model.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2020, 21:01
Replies: 32
Views: 1,606
Posted By COLVERT
I've heard of boot struts failing because, maybe,...

I've heard of boot struts failing because, maybe, the boot is opened far more often than the bonnet.--Harder working life.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2020, 20:47
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By COLVERT
Seeing as the time is read from left to right...

Seeing as the time is read from left to right maybe the date of manufacture is the same.--Or have we all gone Arabic here.---:D:D:D

Could be messy filing as the OP suggests.---The fluid leak in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2020, 20:38
Replies: 23
Views: 894
Posted By COLVERT
[QUOTE=Avulon;2846331]And who suggested the glow...

[QUOTE=Avulon;2846331]And who suggested the glow plugs were 'on'??????????
:duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh::duh: :duh:...
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 23:31
Replies: 78
Views: 3,094
Posted By COLVERT
Duck !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Duck !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2020, 22:50
Replies: 155,820
Views: 5,481,656
Posted By COLVERT
You'd be OK. Trolley jack under the back and move...

You'd be OK. Trolley jack under the back and move it to where you like.--:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2020, 22:42
Replies: 14
Views: 958
Posted By COLVERT
Just curious but why would you want to bleed it...

Just curious but why would you want to bleed it ??

The section to the slave cylinder should be full.-- If not then reverse bleed the lower pipe before making the connection between the two...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2020, 22:26
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By COLVERT
I think I read on here somewhere that the matrix...

I think I read on here somewhere that the matrix was taken off and filled with a strong flushing solution. Left over night and was then able to be flushed clear the next day.

Not too hard to...
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