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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2021, 11:12
Replies: 7
Views: 35
Posted By vitesse
Agree with bsafly - if the garage say the tank...

Agree with bsafly - if the garage say the tank has to come out then bye.

Any code reader? Lift the rear seat, on your driver's side is the fuel pump, try starting - any hum from the pump? No,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 09:19
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By vitesse
You're in luck - CB750Chris lives in the...

You're in luck - CB750Chris lives in the Portsmouth area, has a T4 diagnostic computer and knows how to use it.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=201841

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 10:43
Replies: 10
Views: 998
Posted By vitesse
Unless the rust has worked its way that high I...

Unless the rust has worked its way that high I would suggest don't - remove the minimum of original sill to ensure a rust-free repair. Any good repair should be nigh-on invisible and the further...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 21:58
Replies: 5
Views: 364
Posted By vitesse
Agree with Stevestrat, but it looks like you want...

Agree with Stevestrat, but it looks like you want confirmation. So activate the car's own OBD using T- Cut's guide https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55585 no reading in section...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 09:44
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By vitesse
You could try re-syncing the keys, or even a...

You could try re-syncing the keys, or even a Norwegian re-set (sorry, an expression coined by a Swede of course ) https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=305142

Sounds like you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 10:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By vitesse
Yes, I know thanks Simon as I've done this job on...

Yes, I know thanks Simon as I've done this job on approximately five 75s, which is why, in answer to the OP's comment about the front bank, I was surprised at your right angle comment but we now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 20:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By vitesse
Front breather pinhole at 90 degs? I'm not...

Front breather pinhole at 90 degs? I'm not willing to go out to the garage at this time of night, but are you sure?

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 19:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By vitesse
Yes, the smaller one always gets blocked, I doubt...

Yes, the smaller one always gets blocked, I doubt if you'll shift it with a needle, a 1.5mm drill would probably work better. But as the front cam cover is so easily removed (compared to the rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 18:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,430
Posted By vitesse
The hole is a broken mounting rubber just like...

The hole is a broken mounting rubber just like the other one, there should be two.

All V6s have this collection of sludge, I clean mine twice a year, clean out the gauze filters and make sure the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2021, 12:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
As above, but just seen this on eBay -...

As above, but just seen this on eBay - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/294473483251?hash=item448ffcc3f3:g:BRYAAOSw8TNhbYFr

Motor does look unused and is a similar 2 wire motor, the presence of a gold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 16:55
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By vitesse
Take it off again and you should find a small pin...

Take it off again and you should find a small pin which is probably stuck closed, lubricate and use pliers to gradually ease it out.

Good luck

ps. Problem with photos is usually the size, keep...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 16:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By vitesse
Expensive as should be available from any VW...

Expensive as should be available from any VW dealer cheaper: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2766501

I used ebay photos when I replaced mine, that and a bit of logic.

Good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2021, 11:50
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By vitesse
I'm going to hazard a guess that it's just...

I'm going to hazard a guess that it's just coincidence and something other than the immobiliser is playing-up, battery, or solenoid contacts/spade terminal perhaps.

The immobiliser as its name...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 14:52
Replies: 33
Views: 1,532
Posted By vitesse
Not just Russia, used the same method myself when...

Not just Russia, used the same method myself when my Saab V4 didn't want to start one cold morning in the Swedish mountains, had the battery inside but it hardly turned the engine over. Our...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 14:52
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By vitesse
Great - nice to hear of a conclusion, especially...

Great - nice to hear of a conclusion, especially a happy one:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 20:53
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By vitesse
Think the internal adjuster operates the top part...

Think the internal adjuster operates the top part of the shoes, the lever the bottom - doesn't take much time so must be worth a try.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 20:38
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By vitesse
Handbrake lever too? Regards

Handbrake lever too?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 10:42
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By vitesse
Ditto, especially when the poster mentions gasket...

Ditto, especially when the poster mentions gasket in the singular, when there are two, were they both changed?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 10:39
Replies: 29
Views: 981
Posted By vitesse
This is something I'd try for home use and peace...

This is something I'd try for home use and peace of mind: search ebay - COMBUSTION LEAK TESTER KIT CO2 PETROL HEAD GASKET TEST FLUID BLOCK one from Poland at £6.98. Can't give a link, comes out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 20:33
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By vitesse
Doubt if they're worth it, but these are:...

Doubt if they're worth it, but these are: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=280437&highlight=rave+pdf post 8

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 16:15
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
Doesn't sound too positive, you could always try...

Doesn't sound too positive, you could always try opening the control box and substituting the relays but I've always found them quite reliable. The two speed fan motors I've opened in the past have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 12:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
Remove the fan blades and re-test with Toaf and...

Remove the fan blades and re-test with Toaf and remember to move the slider.

Regards

Rimmer's still have new fan blades https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PGG100932, although not supposed to reuse...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 08:34
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By vitesse
Had the same difficulty on my latest V6, bought...

Had the same difficulty on my latest V6, bought as spares or repair as the garage changed everything eventually saying the headgaskets needed doing and the owner gave up. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 12:20
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By vitesse
Must admit mentioning Rodger's was a bit of a...

Must admit mentioning Rodger's was a bit of a long short, but who knows, sometimes it's the case of finding the right person who is willing to help. And yes it's not Plymstock way, but towards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 20:24
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By vitesse
Sorry to see no answers, so I'm going to suggest...

Sorry to see no answers, so I'm going to suggest you become the first in your area and get yourself a copy of Toaf: https://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/ and a Toaf compatible cable: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 20:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By vitesse
I've been driving 75s with autoboxes, both 2.0 &...

I've been driving 75s with autoboxes, both 2.0 & 2.5 for some eight years now and I regard them as the most reliable part of the car. Seamless gear changes, good kick down etc. I'd give up with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By vitesse
Can't say I've noticed the lights getting any...

Can't say I've noticed the lights getting any brighter with increased revs but nowadays I only use mine during the days. (Bantam D1 Plunger 1950). And mine doesn't have an electric horn, just a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 22:50
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By vitesse
Hopefully (touch wood) all fixed. Actually it...

Hopefully (touch wood) all fixed. Actually it was one for my daughterís ZS180. T4 reported an error on the left side impact sensor so I bought a s/h replacement from Lithuania which didnít resolve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 20:34
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Steve, it's these green sensors...

Thanks Steve, it's these green sensors https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/search?type=product&q=airbag which are new and well priced which according to Mat are interchangeable with the orange ones.

Sadly,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 15:21
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By vitesse
Update: Received the following from Mat at...

Update: Received the following from Mat at DMGRS, good perhaps for others to know:

The part number is the only thing that matters, if this is identical then these sensors will indeed be fine. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 10:47
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By vitesse
Just be aware that there are two different...

Just be aware that there are two different systems in our cars. The earlier Temic and later Autoliv, change roughly 2002/3. I have no idea if a Temic airbag would work on your later Autoliv system...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2021, 13:10
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By vitesse
Yes Toaf will help with immobiliser issues, open...

Yes Toaf will help with immobiliser issues, open the EWS module and see what errors are stored, car doesn't need to be running.

But the lights all go out, doesn't sound right, usually a symtom of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 13:00
Replies: 13,073
Views: 1,301,655
Posted By vitesse
Very easy, all terms in Toaf speak: IKE / coding...

Very easy, all terms in Toaf speak: IKE / coding / informations / message centre language - select from the menu on the right.

Keep well

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 12:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By vitesse
Ditto Sweden, the only way to get the information...

Ditto Sweden, the only way to get the information is to pay for it. The Rover club of Sweden did this a few years back to recruit more members but I have no idea of the cost or the information...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 18:05
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By vitesse
Orange / Green SRS sensors

Anyone know if the later orange and green SRS sensors are interchangeable? Both have the same part number YDB000310 and physical shape, although the number on the side differs. I bought a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 16:13
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
Not generally related - best thing is to open the...

Not generally related - best thing is to open the bonnet, start Toaf, same menu as the fan, select VIS balance / power, press the start button and listen: you should hear four distinct sweeps of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 15:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
Yes, quite possible, others have reported the...

Yes, quite possible, others have reported the same. If moving the slider doesn't help then you probably need a new fan but usually 2 speed fans don't suffer from the same brush wear of the 3 sp fans...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 14:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By vitesse
Toaf checks all three speeds as per original...

Toaf checks all three speeds as per original spec, the 2 speed came later. Odd that even your high speed isn't working - have you moved the slider within the Toaf checking process to roughly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2021, 21:21
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By vitesse
This level? Pair of wheel arch inspection...

This level?

Pair of wheel arch inspection hatches £15, Alternator £30, you should see the price of spares at our Swedish breakers! I try and help local owners with parts sometimes and often it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 08:53
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By vitesse
You do have a meter - the car's own OBD system. ...

You do have a meter - the car's own OBD system. Activate the OBD using T-Cut's guide, section 9. (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55585)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 19:32
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By vitesse
On the rearmost crossmember, with the central...

On the rearmost crossmember, with the central section of the exhaust above it. Hope it makes sense now?

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 13:45
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By vitesse
Similar but not the anti-roll bar, and I think...

Similar but not the anti-roll bar, and I think rubber would quickly melt.

My exhaust was knocking on the cross member due to tired rubber hangers. Solution was to undo the clamp to the rear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2021, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By vitesse
What temperature is not hot enough? Has the car...

What temperature is not hot enough? Has the car been used much since the thermostat change?

I had a similar issue shortly after buying and sorting out my latest V6. Extremely difficult to bleed,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By vitesse
These? https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DDQ100450 ...

These? https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DDQ100450

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 20:57
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
Thanks but it's a dead story as I mentioned...

Thanks but it's a dead story as I mentioned earlier, the car is not local as thought but at the other end of the country.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 17:52
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By vitesse
Couple of good photos from Arctic showing the...

Couple of good photos from Arctic showing the build-up of rust around the rear abs sensor. Might explain what we are on about https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=282109&page=2
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 14:54
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
No, not me, I have a regular T4, but your...

No, not me, I have a regular T4, but your observations are interesting. I now have DRE0008Y and checked today which cars were covered and like you I found it wanted the blue lead, but the T4 users...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 11:50
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By vitesse
Toaf checks the operation of the original three...

Toaf checks the operation of the original three speed fans. If of course you only have a two speed fan Toaf won't be able to find what it thinks is a missing third speed. Ignore it instead:

Go...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 10:10
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By vitesse
Strange because the inspection hatch method...

Strange because the inspection hatch method usually works, thereís a Youtube guide Ö other ides then.

Saw through the latch pin(s), use rags & wooden wedges to increase the bonnet open gap as much...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 08:49
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By vitesse
Some aftermarket sensors are not up to the job. ...

Some aftermarket sensors are not up to the job. Our resident trader supplies genuine ones at the same price as the ebay ones: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 17:50
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
OK thanks, I don't see it as wasted time as I've...

OK thanks, I don't see it as wasted time as I've learnt a bit about connecting the earlier cars and have several of the rounded connectors as in your picture, the T4 will I guess tell me which one it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 16:23
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
Just heard from the garage owner that although it...

Just heard from the garage owner that although it was one of his former customers the car isn't local to the Stockholm region as he thought, but actually down on the west coast, over 6 hrs from here....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 14:49
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the input. The T4 manual seems to...

Thanks for the input. The T4 manual seems to give a 96 onwards date for the standard connector configuration and SRS (drawing Q) if I understand it correctly, but a DTC4007A connector whereas mine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 12:32
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By vitesse
And where's the transponder chip? It has to be...

And where's the transponder chip? It has to be within 2cm of the black ring aerial.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 09:33
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
Many thanks for the reply. I've got the TIM...

Many thanks for the reply.

I've got the TIM unit but have no idea how to use it other than your directions, and with my very limited knowledge and no disc that seems a dead end.

Found something...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 13:42
Replies: 12
Views: 720
Posted By vitesse
Good call, engine turning over at speed with loss...

Good call, engine turning over at speed with loss of compression perhaps, sounds like belts.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 10:00
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By vitesse
Not as extreme as the North of Finland but minus...

Not as extreme as the North of Finland but minus 20s are not that uncommon here. I think the greatest danger facing our cars in the winter is the cam caps blowing when the crankcase pressure is too...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 09:34
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By vitesse
T4 assistance please

Hope the mods and others wonít mind this 827 post but I believe most of the T4 experts reside here so:
Local garage have got a LHD 827 93 in, owner changed the battery and now has the SRS light on. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 12:47
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By vitesse
I've pumped fuel out of a tank using the tank...

I've pumped fuel out of a tank using the tank filter hatch under the rear seat. I had an old in-line pump from my SD1 Vitesse, but as long as you have a container at a lower height than the hose in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 12:43
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By vitesse
Yes, it's the small inspection hatch. If you can...

Yes, it's the small inspection hatch. If you can find the extra help heard of a lucky owner who got two friends to bounce the front of the car while he pulled on the release lever and on the upwards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 09:06
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By vitesse
Good luck to you with your move. At least if you...

Good luck to you with your move. At least if you decide on a Polish Rover you'll have lots of back-up in Toaf's homeland.

Wonder if this is the Tourer? ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 15:08
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By vitesse
Don't need a T4 as you have Toaf, just go into...

Don't need a T4 as you have Toaf, just go into VIN tools and copy the correct VIN from one of your other module, ideally the IPK, to your LSM. End of mis-match.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 21:45
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
Thanks but no, this was the original 190 seal...

Thanks but no, this was the original 190 seal removed by the owner, cleaned and put back again, with a 50 / 50 chance of original orientation. Just funny that after countless attempt to refit the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 00:03
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the reply. But Iím pretty sure I read...

Thanks for the reply. But Iím pretty sure I read about someone who experienced the same thing, or bought some seals that should be fitted only one way. I agree with you that itís uncommon and Iíve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 18:11
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
Seized 190 piston

Just spent several hours working on a MG190 with a seized brake piston. The usual trick of pushing it out, greasing it, forcing it back in didnít work - almost solid. Sorry I said to the owner, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 21:46
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By vitesse
We know very little about these latest fans,...

We know very little about these latest fans, especially the value of the resistor. I had one in my hands a few weeks back but of course forgot to check for any markings.

I say latest because...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 21st September 2021, 18:43
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By vitesse
I've got an Xtrons too and used the following to...

I've got an Xtrons too and used the following to get my steering wheel controls working: Blue / orange to black (earth / ground) and blue / purple to key 1 then programme the buttons on the stereo...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 20:33
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By vitesse
Google tells me it's a GPS tracker unit. One...

Google tells me it's a GPS tracker unit. One here: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/302754115252

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 19:00
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By vitesse
Try this link: ...

Try this link: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=111790 post 3. I've used this very technical guide many times.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 18:27
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By vitesse
Sorry can't help either, other than say it's not...

Sorry can't help either, other than say it's not for traction control as that connector is oblong (rounded edges) and has only two round pins.

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 12:21
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By vitesse
Go into the engine module - control - select...

Go into the engine module - control - select Balance / Power VIS - press start, then as above with the bonnet open you should hear four sweeps of each motor, no sweeps or just clicks contact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 10:38
Replies: 10
Views: 535
Posted By vitesse
"Should" be replaced - meaning ideally but I've...

"Should" be replaced - meaning ideally but I've re-used the clips (in my location/customs etc) would have otherwise had to wait for 3 weeks, so if the clip is undamaged you "should" get away with it....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 21:53
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By vitesse
Does the starter engage?

Does the starter engage?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 18:39
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By vitesse
I'm chasing a SRS fault on my daughter's ZS180 at...

I'm chasing a SRS fault on my daughter's ZS180 at the moment, side impact sensor too which I've replaced but still got a fault, fortunately I have my own T4, which suggests I check the wiring between...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 22:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Dave, but Steve beat you too it:}. The...

Thanks Dave, but Steve beat you too it:}. The OP's idea of locknuts from underneath once removed seems quite clever too.

Keep well
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 19:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Think I remember you mentioning it quite a few...

Think I remember you mentioning it quite a few years back and then I had a look at JC Whitney's website but although some looked similar I was never really sure so if you can tell us which year/model...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 18:26
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By vitesse
This thread should help: ...

This thread should help: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=313079

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 12:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Probably spent 6 or 7 hours on the job so far...

Probably spent 6 or 7 hours on the job so far including sourcing a 15mm thin-walled socket.
Just on the soldering now!
Malc[/QUOTE]

Nice to hear that I'm not the only one who can't match...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 10:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
With you now:}. I might well try it that way if...

With you now:}. I might well try it that way if the torx give me grief on Tuesday.

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 08:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Steve, yes I remember Dave mentioning your...

Thanks Steve, yes I remember Dave mentioning your record time. Best I've achieved is 3.5 hrs with an assistant. Hopefully the OP will say that it took him 2 hrs plus just to get the fan out:}
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 22:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
OK Old wise one, what's this work around for the...

OK Old wise one, what's this work around for the two torx on the front panel? Those have slowed me down more than anything else, brand-new bits = no chance, angle grinder to cut a proper slot =...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 22:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Can't really see how much is left on those...

Can't really see how much is left on those brushes, most of the motors I've worked on have had a none existent brush or just a sliver, sometimes even worn so much that the spring has eaten into the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 22:29
Replies: 22
Views: 1,435
Posted By vitesse
Not just you, some of us are naturally immune:} ...

Not just you, some of us are naturally immune:}

Bloke up the road has got some sort of super Tesla (tyres cost more than my car) and what I refer to as the "Black beauty" a Aston Martin Vantage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 11:42
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By vitesse
Climate variation perhaps, most of our...

Climate variation perhaps, most of our precipitation comes in the form of white stuff during winter, and with temperatures so low that no moisture forms.

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 22:20
Replies: 18
Views: 1,074
Posted By vitesse
It's my understand that most of the braking...

It's my understand that most of the braking efficiency is at the front the rears never really get exercised. I try and remember to brake hard a couple of times a month to remove any rust on the rear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 21:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
Just a slight revision to the above, even though...

Just a slight revision to the above, even though Arctic is vastly experienced. I suggest you don't cut the cowling or attempt to remove it, instead when everything is unbolted / free, raise and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 13:42
Replies: 22
Views: 3,794
Posted By vitesse
Intrigued Ö is there a setting within the T4 menu...

Intrigued Ö is there a setting within the T4 menu for different fuels? If so a pathway would be appreciated.

A poster Dorchester2 in France runs his 75 on E85 but to do so he has fooled the EMU...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 09:03
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By vitesse
I've found "standard" jump leads to be under...

I've found "standard" jump leads to be under dimensioned, I invested in some HD leads of thicker cable which do the job when the standard ones failed.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2021, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,230
Posted By vitesse
I believe the statement refers to the fan blades...

I believe the statement refers to the fan blades rather than the motor. The plastic bayonet clips holding the blades to the motor spindle are said to get brittle with age, however Iíve re-used the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 11:33
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By vitesse
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=227943&page=20
post 197

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 13:36
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By vitesse
This one? ...

This one? https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=1360646

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 13:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By vitesse
Sorry couldn't remember earlier but then...

Sorry couldn't remember earlier but then lightbulb moment. I believe he had no indicator of the selected gear, found fuse 4 had blown and most of his problems vanished (he's just confirmed fuse 4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 12:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By vitesse
Sure some things from Biltema are poor...

Sure some things from Biltema are poor substitutes like track-rods, but can they really fake the specs of their oil? A Norwegian poster (Beinet1) used the same Biltema oil. Link: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 09:15
Replies: 23
Views: 1,789
Posted By vitesse
The correct spec of oil is available at Biltema: ...

The correct spec of oil is available at Biltema: https://www.biltema.fi/autoilu---mp/auton-varaosat/moottorioljyt/vaihteistooljyt/voimansiirtooljy-2000041561

Do a bit of research and I think...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 20:07
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By vitesse
Only thanks to input from old-hands like yourself...

Only thanks to input from old-hands like yourself and other posters through the years :}

Keep well

ps. VIS motors arrived Sweden now going through customs ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 20:04
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By vitesse
Just a tip ... next time you want to check the...

Just a tip ... next time you want to check the VIS motors, open the bonnet, access Toaf, engine module control, scroll down to VIS balance motor, press start and you should hear four sweeps of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 18:29
Replies: 13
Views: 682
Posted By vitesse
Does it only happen at very low speeds, almost...

Does it only happen at very low speeds, almost when you come to a stop?

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2021, 20:18
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By vitesse
Got a idea that the only way you're going to...

Got a idea that the only way you're going to solve your problem is to remove the door card, or at least force open enough of a gap to get your hand inside and access the white clip lever. A picture...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 13:01
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By vitesse
I believe that the fact that it will tow start...

I believe that the fact that it will tow start rules out the immobiliser, but take a look at the EWS. This is what the owner and I found on a local car: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 11:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,616
Posted By vitesse
Might be able to oblige you there if you're in...

Might be able to oblige you there if you're in the area. My daughter & I use unstudded friction tyres (alpine), but my son-in-law prefers studded, 110 studs on each tyre. January, February tend to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 10:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,616
Posted By vitesse
The Toro is a beast, my neighbour has a Chinese...

The Toro is a beast, my neighbour has a Chinese thing with snow chains which can hardly manage to throw snow over the snow plowed walls. My Toro has no chains and a throwing distance of 13 metres,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 22:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,616
Posted By vitesse
I've got a few pictures like that including what...

I've got a few pictures like that including what I believe to be the same model of Toro.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 15:49
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By vitesse
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=177897 post 5
(thanks to T-Cut)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 12:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,267
Posted By vitesse
Sorry to hear this. Having issues with postal...

Sorry to hear this. Having issues with postal services/customs myself, raised a claim and advised because this is international, resolution could take up to 60 days. Track & trace, doesn't live up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 15:27
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By vitesse
Good observation about the jubilee clip:} ...

Good observation about the jubilee clip:}

About refilling - try it as see, some V6s are nightmares to bleed, yet others don't even require the tank lifted (I've tried).

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 18:09
Replies: 32
Views: 1,616
Posted By vitesse
Mud & snow, if inexperienced and you're in a part...

Mud & snow, if inexperienced and you're in a part of Scotland that regularly gets snow then go for the Alpine ones. And don't forget the skid pan - all learners here have to complete a course on a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 11:54
Replies: 32
Views: 1,616
Posted By vitesse
Donít know about Scotland but well experienced...

Donít know about Scotland but well experienced when it comes to winter driving. If they are going to be used for just a few weeks then M & S will probably do, suppose it depends where and on how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 09:09
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By vitesse
Yes, Toaf will tell you if there are...

Yes, Toaf will tell you if there are communications problems with the immobiliser chip etc. Perhaps the best testing tool is your eyes, check the incoming wiring and open the box and check for water...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 12:44
Replies: 5
ZS
Views: 418
Posted By vitesse
Same expansion tank? Regards

Same expansion tank?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 11:05
Replies: 5
ZS
Views: 418
Posted By vitesse
Theoretically it could hold more, as could the 75...

Theoretically it could hold more, as could the 75 reservoir, but mine in the picture is at max. No coolant level sensor, not that I've seen.

The air box goes straight down leaving lots of room, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 12:38
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By vitesse
Let's forget the broken tooth issue for the time...

Let's forget the broken tooth issue for the time being and make sure that your butterfly flap is fully open. If closed it sounds like the issue reported by Stocktake, but your car should run...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 10:43
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By vitesse
Easy solution: disconnect the cable and make...

Easy solution: disconnect the cable and make sure the butterfly flap is fully open, but I have changed quite a few traction control motors and never heard of any negative influence on engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 09:01
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By vitesse
OK, first thing that comes to mind is fuel...

OK, first thing that comes to mind is fuel pressure. Your car is a 2003 and the fuel filters sometimes unscrew and you loose pressure, do you know if you have a clip on the filter? Have you checked...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 08:41
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By vitesse
In my experience the traction control being on...

In my experience the traction control being on won't cause the engine to either stall or any difficulty in acceleration. Do you have any fault codes?

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 18:42
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By vitesse
Pleased you're sorted and it was a nice, easy fix...

Pleased you're sorted and it was a nice, easy fix although probably quite expensive. Lots of garages cheat on the spark plugs and just replace the easier front ones - best maintenance is usually...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th August 2021, 15:41
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By vitesse
Sure you can remove the flaps but it will be...

Sure you can remove the flaps but it will be gutless lower down in the rev range. I have a ZS180 which has been de-flapped by a previous owner, one of the plans I have is putting in a standard...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 20:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By vitesse
Don't know really if it was just coincidence but...

Don't know really if it was just coincidence but a friend, who is also an ex Rover mechanic, tested his 75, passed. Drove out from the testing station and at the first roundabout felt the brake...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2021, 13:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By vitesse
Can only agree, brilliant tool - shifted my...

Can only agree, brilliant tool - shifted my rounded, stubborn drain plug, think Arctic suggested the kit.
Before the kit had to remove a pinch bolt by welding a large nut over the rounded head,...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th August 2021, 10:42
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By vitesse
Some on eBay: ...

Some on eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/311729092129?epid=2062296297&hash=item4894807621:g:-noAAOSwKJFan5vt

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd August 2021, 22:24
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By vitesse
Someoneís looking out for you! Yes mustíve been...

Someoneís looking out for you! Yes mustíve been broken a good while. Grateful to whoever it was that mentioned the sale, think it was just before Christmas too. Got two sets up in the attic, they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd August 2021, 12:07
Replies: 21
Views: 1,486
Posted By vitesse
Always Friday the 13th for us in Europe as far as...

Always Friday the 13th for us in Europe as far as Rimmer's are concerned ... offer exclusive to UK & USA, and when I view it prices in Euro!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By vitesse
Try this one: ...

Try this one: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/254395068622?fits=Car+Make%3ARover%7CModel%3A75&epid=1370460248&hash=item3b3b20b0ce:g:fHQAAOSwXNdch29r

Easy to fit providing the bolt fittings are still...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd August 2021, 13:47
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By vitesse
While busy with the plenum remove the windscreen...

While busy with the plenum remove the windscreen shroud and treat the scuttle clip retainers to some silicon if not already done.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2021, 21:28
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vitesse
Steve, think the OP has now got a 04 diesel...

Steve, think the OP has now got a 04 diesel Tourer, perhaps the V6 was his earlier car.

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st August 2021, 18:00
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By vitesse
Ideally you should drain all the water including...

Ideally you should drain all the water including the engine drain plugs and refill with a percentage mix of coolant according to climate (here 50%). I've removed the bottom hose from a V6 and not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th August 2021, 08:11
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By vitesse
Sorry forgot to add car specs: a V6 2000 poverty...

Sorry forgot to add car specs: a V6 2000 poverty spec manual. Diesels are just about extinct here. I believe the fault was stored in the ECM.

How do I go about checking the coolant temperature?...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 17:47
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By vitesse
Sorry not going to be much help here as I've only...

Sorry not going to be much help here as I've only ever used Win10 and Toaf very briefly as XP is the normal one I use. Hopefully someone who understands Windows like Hogweed might drop by.

Anyway...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 15:51
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By vitesse
Could be but as the poster has been on here since...

Could be but as the poster has been on here since 25th May 2018 I consider it unlikely that he's never seen any VIS related posts by Stocktake or members who have recommended him. And what did I say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 12:46
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By vitesse
And why should we go to the trouble of sending...

And why should we go to the trouble of sending VIS motors off to someone unknown on here when we have our own resident VIS expert Stocktake? Dave has been on here since I believe the start and not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 10:01
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By vitesse
Error code and T4

Trying to assist an owner miles away on the island of Gotland who has been to a local T4 equipped garage and told that he needs to replace his ECM.

He has now got back to me saying the error code...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th August 2021, 09:48
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By vitesse
Sorry but none of your Toaf codes make sense to...

Sorry but none of your Toaf codes make sense to me - they are usually four digit codes preceded by a letter P eg. P1647. Run Toaf again and see if you get similar P codes.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2021, 15:25
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By vitesse
Great - another user in Norway, can I add you to...

Great - another user in Norway, can I add you to the Norway/Sweden Toaf list?

Keep well
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2021, 08:46
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By vitesse
Sorry don't have any experience of Saws - but you...

Sorry don't have any experience of Saws - but you might be interested to know that K-maps offer their remap available via Pscan too.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2021, 21:53
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By vitesse
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=284138 post 9

Earlier fusebox = green sensor Later = orange (as per Trikey's comment)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2021, 16:46
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By vitesse
I've been lucky in the past buying used ones, and...

I've been lucky in the past buying used ones, and supplying others here with them. I'd be very surprised if our resident trader Mickeyboy would supply you with a non-working item. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th August 2021, 15:04
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By vitesse
I'd expect your early car to have this kind: ...

I'd expect your early car to have this kind:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/402987985256?hash=item5dd3f4a968:g:OUMAAOSwzW5g7EC6

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 20:19
Replies: 17
Views: 835
Posted By vitesse
Sorry, I do appreciate Toaf and used it today,...

Sorry, I do appreciate Toaf and used it today, but ZCS coding is a dark art, think the OP would be better off contacting CB Chris or the master himself Phil-T4

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:54
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By vitesse
Our resident expert Stocktake refers to them as...

Our resident expert Stocktake refers to them as motors, so motors they are.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 14:42
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
No, but Rover / BMW used the same actuator motor...

No, but Rover / BMW used the same actuator motor for both purposes, the only difference is the length of cable.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 13:25
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By vitesse
Good luck, even our resident expert Stocktake...

Good luck, even our resident expert Stocktake suggests getting to the motors is fiddly at best. Perhaps your best option is a used working one - contact MickeyBoy on here, or one of the other...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th August 2021, 13:21
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By vitesse
Yes, it's probably the underseat connectors but...

Yes, it's probably the underseat connectors but if you have Toaf run it and that'll take the guesswork out of things.

I'm investigating a SRS problem at the moment, and found that electrical...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th August 2021, 16:23
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
Just get another good one. One here: ...

Just get another good one. One here: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/313336025585?hash=item48f44851f1:g:gY8AAOSwsNBf0L6L

BMWs used the same motor for cruise control - transfer your existing cable and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 18:14
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By vitesse
Would it? I don't know. Just an idea, let’s see...

Would it? I don't know. Just an idea, let’s see what Reebs replies. If the Enthusiasts can manage it then why not? Perhaps the info Reebs has is digitised and we have some IT people on here who...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 16:07
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By vitesse
Now that the info site is down, wouldn't it be an...

Now that the info site is down, wouldn't it be an idea to draw in members if this resource was available to perhaps subscribed members on this site?

Believe the 75 & ZT enthusiasts had VIN...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2021, 21:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,377
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the video link. I keep getting asked...

Thanks for the video link. I keep getting asked by owners around here how you do it and the video explains much clearer than I can in words.

Keep well
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2021, 22:39
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By vitesse
It's a T30 torx plus 5 sided tamperproof - seems...

It's a T30 torx plus 5 sided tamperproof - seems a rare kind, most sellers are in USA. I need one myself and now with silly Ebay postage (Global shipping) and handling charges of £7 to Swedish...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 19:42
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By vitesse
Thanks I'll pass on your comments to the owner,...

Thanks I'll pass on your comments to the owner, and I really hope he finds something after all this time.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 13:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By vitesse
In some cases you actually need to drive it in...

In some cases you actually need to drive it in order for it to reset. A short 100 yds up the road should be enough.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 10:58
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the reply, I believe the plugs are...

Thanks for the reply, I believe the plugs are new. The owner has disconnected/ reconnected/cleaned every connector he's found within the engine bay, lifted the fuse box, and checked earthing points....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th August 2021, 10:51
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the input. The owner bought a Kmaps...

Thanks for the input. The owner bought a Kmaps as the original ECM was suspect due to burnt and corroded crank sensor wiring, but no improvement with the Kmap's.

I'll tell him about the pins,...
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