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Forum: Social Forum 19th September 2021, 12:41
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile [QUOTE=ceedy;2900061]Got married to Liz, and she...

[QUOTE=ceedy;2900061]Got married to Liz, and she was still there when I woke this morning :bowdown:. :D


Chris,

I,too, celebrated 50 years of marriage to Adrianne, last Friday.
Out for a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:04
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By theoldcodger
Angry 75 diesel inlet manifold

Has anyone got any idea how to remove the clag in the inlet manifold that it reducing the size of the manifold tubes by about 25%. I have tried soaking in warm, soapy water overnight but with little...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th July 2021, 10:24
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By theoldcodger
Clutch advice

I need to replace the clutch on my 75 Diesel. Is it worth getting rid of the DMF & putting in a conversion to a standard flywheel. I have noticed there are a few conversion kits on the market.would i...
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 15:48
Replies: 119
Views: 7,101
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile Covid Jab

Had my first jab 23rd Jan & my second 2nd March. Only side effect was, on both times, a sore arm for a day. I had the Pfizer jab!
Forum: Social Forum 6th March 2021, 20:18
Replies: 25
Views: 1,190
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile Party walls

I am a building clerk of works so I can give a definitive observation.
Since the mid 50's all party walls were built with a cavity. The problem with sound passing through was because the floor...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2020, 16:10
Replies: 40
Views: 3,096
Posted By theoldcodger
Rover 75 Lover

i can only agree. Mine is so comfortable, quick when you want, So quiet at motorway speeds & of course economical.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2020, 10:51
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By theoldcodger
Question gear lever knob removal

trying to get the gear lever knob off to fit a new gear lever gaiter but to no avail. I've tried all ways to remove it but no joy. has anyone got any ideas,please!
Forum: Social Forum 26th October 2020, 18:14
Replies: 35
Views: 1,997
Posted By theoldcodger
Barclays Bank

I had a Barclays account for 30 years & I always felt they were ripping me off. I changed to Alliance & Leicester which became Santander & have since realised that Barclays Bank definitely was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st October 2020, 15:40
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By theoldcodger
I had mine done last week. Great job (5 hours),...

I had mine done last week. Great job (5 hours), me sitting outside in the sun. £150 all in. Cheerful chap, Chris, very helpful. Got me a new bumper in mint nick. Picked it up today.
Forum: Social Forum 15th June 2020, 19:52
Replies: 3
Views: 499
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile Success

MOT pass today. No advisories. Spent weekend doing up the brakes Including a very difficult hand brake. Well worth it though
Forum: Social Forum 7th June 2020, 15:46
Replies: 16
Views: 2,116
Posted By theoldcodger
I watched on the cinema & was very disappointed....

I watched on the cinema & was very disappointed. There was no real atmosphere & it gave you the impression that there were only 3 Spitfires & a few dozen soldiers & a few ships.
Would not be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2020, 20:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By theoldcodger
I agree I#ve fitted a full size wheel in all...

I agree I#ve fitted a full size wheel in all three of my 75's
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2020, 20:27
Replies: 18
Views: 1,970
Posted By theoldcodger
I change oil & filter at the end of summer & the...

I change oil & filter at the end of summer & the end of winter. ZAt a cost of £25 it is worth doing!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2019, 19:19
Replies: 54
Views: 40,146
Posted By theoldcodger
I have a face lift 75 & also had to change both...

I have a face lift 75 & also had to change both headlight bulbs but I found it better, if longer, & also less swearing involved by taking the bumper off, removing the headlamps & fit the bulbs.took...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2019, 19:45
Replies: 64
Views: 5,319
Posted By theoldcodger
I'm 78 & still get under the car. Mind you...

I'm 78 & still get under the car. Mind you getting up from it is becoming a problem!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2018, 20:50
Replies: 35
Views: 4,907
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile Cloudy headlamps

I bought Autoglym headlight restoration kit from Halfords early last year when it was on offer. Absolutely brilliant I cleaned both my headlamps in less than an hour.It is so easy everything you need...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2018, 20:14
Replies: 19
Views: 3,277
Posted By theoldcodger
I too watch Wheeler Dealers. I record all the...

I too watch Wheeler Dealers. I record all the programmes even the ones I've already seen. I fast forward through Mikes input & just watch & learn from Edd. Superb!!1`
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th December 2017, 11:45
Replies: 452
Views: 485,648
Posted By theoldcodger
Plenum drain tubes

I have cleaned this plenum drain & discovered that there is no tube fitted, Does anyone know if a replacement is available
The old codger
Forum: Social Forum 22nd September 2017, 19:37
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By theoldcodger
Jim Clark

When I heard that my hero Jim Clark had been killed I lost all interest in motor racing. I had followed him through his career & considered him the best driver ever to have graced the motor racing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th July 2017, 11:57
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile Many thanks, Gents. You have given me some ideas...

Many thanks, Gents. You have given me some ideas which I might try this weekend
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2017, 21:13
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By theoldcodger
Question Trailing arms bolts

Thanks for the reply. The bolts in question are at the body end & bolt into the bottom under the seat area & are absolutely rock solid. I haven't tried easing oil but as they are under the body I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th July 2017, 19:38
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By theoldcodger
Angry 75 saloon CTDI

Does anyone know of a way to free off the seized bolts on the swinging arms on the rear as I need to get the car tracked & ATS cannot free them?:mad:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2017, 15:52
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By theoldcodger
I had the same problem with the passenger door....

I had the same problem with the passenger door. Got a second hand mechanism from a local scrap yard for a tenner. Fixed in less than an hour
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2017, 22:06
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By theoldcodger
Fog Lamps

I bought them on Ebay as facelift ones. The wiring diagram has a sketch of the face lift bumper. I will check again during the week. many thanks to all for your comments:}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2017, 18:21
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By theoldcodger
Red face Facelift fog lamps

Thanks for the info. I'll have a look again on the bumper.
When I first tried to fit them there was a projection fitted to the bumper but the fog lamps didn't fit the holes exactly & the fog lamps...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2017, 16:24
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By theoldcodger
Question Facelift foglamps

I have a pair of fog lamps for my 75 including all the wiring & wiring diagram but there are no fixing brackets for the bumper. Has anyone any idea how they can be obtained.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2013, 20:58
Replies: 1,229
Views: 194,709
Posted By theoldcodger
Hi, Steve, I would like to order I set type 1....

Hi, Steve,
I would like to order I set type 1. Are they still in manufacture?

Theoldcodger
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2012, 19:22
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By theoldcodger
Question theoldcodger 75 1.8 turbo

Does anyone know if it's alright to fit a back box for a 2.0l V6 to a 1.8 turbo. a local exhaust fitter did so & since then the exhaust has boomed a lot. Any answers appreciated.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th December 2011, 20:26
Replies: 23
Views: 17,826
Posted By theoldcodger
Smile the old codger

Easy peasy answer is to cut out the connectors & hardwire the cables together. problem solved. My airbag light no longer lights up
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 7th July 2011, 20:32
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By theoldcodger
Wink Connecting radio to multiple cd changer

I would be grateful for some advice on connecting an Alpine auto changer to a Rover CD80 radio cassette. The changer has an 8 pin round connecting plug. Boot installation would be preferred.
The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2011, 19:48
Replies: 161
Views: 15,672
Posted By theoldcodger
Angry the old codger

I, too, have not received goods ordered & paid for by this guy. Despite E mailing several times I have still not received anything in 6 months
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th June 2011, 18:52
Replies: 15
Views: 4,916
Posted By theoldcodger
Unhappy Rover 75 Key problems

I bought a spare key for the 75 as I only had one bought with it. I have tried to get it programmed using a mechanic with the T4 computer. The ECU will only allow the key to unlock on the remote but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd January 2011, 10:18
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By theoldcodger
Question Newbie

Help. Does anyone know where I can get a lead to connect a CD autochanger to a Rover CR 80 radio/cd. The stacker is marked SDC-652
Part no. XQE000580. I want to fit it in the boot.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2011, 20:39
Replies: 189
Views: 17,802
Posted By theoldcodger
THe Old Codger

Count me in please.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th December 2010, 20:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By theoldcodger
mechanic in the Dudley area.

I had a mechanic from Dudley who did a head gasket for me. He may be able to help.His number if its any help is 07903077948 his name is Jason.
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