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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 23:32
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Posted By goltho
I feel your pain brother.:} Or at least I feel my...

I feel your pain brother.:} Or at least I feel my own which is running parallel to yours by the sound of it. Oiking both front struts & springs off overran to two days like your jobs and I'm heading...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th March 2022, 23:12
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
Replaced the front springs yesterday and today...

Replaced the front springs yesterday and today which I'd fitted in November and discovered they were incorrect for the car. The car kept grounding and checks revealed the ride height was way too low....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th March 2022, 18:12
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Thanks. In fact, I researched several spring...

Thanks. In fact, I researched several spring manufactures specs in depth and found that Suplex actually produce OEM-spec springs to most CI codes. They were the only brand which produce the exact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd March 2022, 09:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Perfect. Thanks so much. :} Dougie.

Perfect. Thanks so much. :}

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2022, 15:55
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Thanks for this Neil, it's excellent info. I've...

Thanks for this Neil, it's excellent info. I've in fact set up a conversion spreadsheet to calculate spring rates for the existing wrong-size springs and also the OE specs. I'm having issues however...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st March 2022, 18:56
Replies: 51
Views: 2,364
Posted By goltho
I'll second that, having changed my compensator a...

I'll second that, having changed my compensator a couple of months ago and seen that.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2022, 18:36
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By goltho
:D Did you fit the dual mass? Wasn't aware...

:D

Did you fit the dual mass? Wasn't aware they were available.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2022, 18:31
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
Took the Tourer for its MoT today, first one...

Took the Tourer for its MoT today, first one since I got it in October. No problems as anticipated after all the work I did on it at the end of last year, but it was advised on light corrosion on the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2022, 17:14
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
They undoubtedly are making a difference. They're...

They undoubtedly are making a difference. They're specced for the 2.5 KV6 saloon, not the M47 Tourer, plus as the chart indicates, they're thinner despite being marginally longer. I had the car MoTd...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2022, 11:13
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
ECP have now supplied me with the specs for their...

ECP have now supplied me with the specs for their aftermarket springs I fitted (left column).

http://www.dougie.guru/imgs/2022-02-28-02.jpeg

I had hoped that the fitted springs would be shorter...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2022, 15:13
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By goltho
Erm - the word "clutch" is probably the...

Erm - the word "clutch" is probably the giveaway..? :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2022, 13:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
This morning using borrowed NASA-based...

This morning using borrowed NASA-based holographic technology (wifey :D), I managed to read the white label. This has unearthed some further info. I've reviewed everything we've got so far which I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2022, 19:57
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Got it. Thanks. *Actually, do you mean the...

Got it. Thanks.

*Actually, do you mean the front? Slightly confused now. I changed the front ones recently along with the springs so they shouldn't be sticking.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2022, 18:24
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Thanks for all that. Yes, I'm aware of the...

Thanks for all that. Yes, I'm aware of the sticker and the colour-codes, and I do have the data on that pdf. Also aware of the dampers not providing lift and therefore not being relevant to the ride...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th February 2022, 17:20
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Not changed a rear bearing on a 75 yet so may not...

Not changed a rear bearing on a 75 yet so may not be relevant, but recently changed a front one on a Pug 307 with ABS. Turns out I fitted it the wrong way round as it has an integrated magnetic ring,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th February 2022, 16:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
How do you mean locking up? I presume you're...

How do you mean locking up? I presume you're meaning the rear shocks?


That's a logical step and I will, thanks.

So how much can I expect the too-low front end to be caused by the too-high...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2022, 21:22
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Certainly not recently - by that I mean they look...

Certainly not recently - by that I mean they look fine but certainly not new.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2022, 21:04
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
So that would be what I've guessed at above i.e....

So that would be what I've guessed at above i.e. aid spring/bump stop?


Yes to the towbar, don't know to the blocks. Having had to recently troubleshoot some wiring issues with it, I'd say it was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2022, 16:26
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By goltho
Suspension ride height and other issues - advice please

When I got the Tourer last October, I noticed the rear seemed to be sitting high on both sides. Both shocks looked in good order, at least one having been replaced 8 years ago at 77k miles (57k miles...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th February 2022, 17:38
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
I had both bushes as bad as that when I changed...

I had both bushes as bad as that when I changed them last October. One arm just fell out before I even asked it to!! Not sure what I'm looking at with the compressor?

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th February 2022, 17:10
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By goltho
Update (especially for Tourer)

So being an ideal day for studying my rejuvenated auto rain sensor (i.e. blowing a complete storm..), I paid close attention to what difference the various settings made to wiping sensitivity, but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th February 2022, 23:09
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By goltho
Correct. I had to use T4. Dougie.

Correct. I had to use T4.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2022, 19:37
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By goltho
So you’re saying that position d is the least...

So you’re saying that position d is the least sensitive setting and will therefore not wipe as often as position a? Effectively behaving similarly to the non-sensor intermittent settings?

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th February 2022, 15:16
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By goltho
Clarification on rain sensor operations please

After my recent debacle with Autoglass chopping the wiring loom for the autodim mirror and rain sensor when removing the old screen, I've had the unplanned opportunity to familiarise myself with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 22:35
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
My driver's side one is the same! I've had it off...

My driver's side one is the same! I've had it off recently to change the wing mirror and thought I'd sorted it when I refitted it, but it seems not. I generally push it towards the glass with my left...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th February 2022, 13:51
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
If you'd come down the east side (A9/A1), you...

If you'd come down the east side (A9/A1), you would've saved 5 miles AND seen Edinburgh.:D Sounds quite the trip - the homeland's calling me.

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 11th February 2022, 23:41
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By goltho
They were a doddle to fix so thanks again for the...

They were a doddle to fix so thanks again for the hack. Good as new. :}

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 23:35
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Posted By goltho
That same black dog caused me to unavoidably...

That same black dog caused me to unavoidably reshape (from vertical to horizontal) the sign outside the Nick when reversing the prisoner van one Sunday morning when I was young in service. Skipper...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2022, 17:00
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
Finally got the rear washer working and...

Finally got the rear washer working and everything reassembled after replacing a split section of pipe with reinforced fuel hose (to deal with the small bending movements when the glass is opened)....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2022, 21:51
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
I know the Arch Inn. Loch Broom has the most...

I know the Arch Inn. Loch Broom has the most amazing sunsets I know. Room 8 has the best views.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th February 2022, 21:46
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Posted By goltho
They're so much nicer.:} Dougie.

They're so much nicer.:}

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2022, 22:05
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
Dear god. All pretence of not being jealous has...

Dear god. All pretence of not being jealous has atomised. Lang may yer lum reek.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2022, 21:55
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Posted By goltho
I'm absolutely not jealous at all. Oh no. ...

I'm absolutely not jealous at all. Oh no.

Give my regards to the homeland will ya, and support your local distilleries. :D

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd February 2022, 23:27
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Posted By goltho
Took advantage of another sunny & mild day to...

Took advantage of another sunny & mild day to address three annoying jobs which were starting to get on my nerves.

First was the double USB socket I'd fitted inside the centre armrest which had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2022, 20:15
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Still a London borough “mate”. :p:

Still a London borough “mate”. :p:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2022, 19:30
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
How very dare you sir!! :D Of course not. Had to...

How very dare you sir!! :D Of course not. Had to go to Sutton (Slutton to the locals....) so zoomed round to Wisley M10 M25, up the A3 and then over to Worcester Park etc. So none of your 'orrible...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th January 2022, 19:02
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Very happy with the sensor fit. I took the car to...

Very happy with the sensor fit. I took the car to London yesterday and had to park several times in tight spots (bear in mind I've turned into a carrot cruncher after 25+ years in Lincolnshire....)....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 13:42
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Posted By goltho
That's always a gratifying job. Instant success....

That's always a gratifying job. Instant success. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th January 2022, 22:44
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Posted By goltho
A certain national windscreen replacement company...

A certain national windscreen replacement company came to fit my new windscreen today after failing to repair the chip last week. The fitter unfortunately chopped the rain sensor and auto-dim mirror...
Forum: Items Wanted 25th January 2022, 22:23
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By goltho
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2022, 10:15
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Posted By goltho
Was that Mound Place/Ramsay Lane? I see you're an...

Was that Mound Place/Ramsay Lane? I see you're an Edinbugger like me (well I'm ex-). :}

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 21st January 2022, 18:08
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By goltho
Right well! Guess wot I'll be doing in the...

Right well! Guess wot I'll be doing in the morning.:cool: I'll email you a Mars Bar as a thankyou. ;)

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 21st January 2022, 17:44
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By goltho
Awesome.:D I know I could glue them but figured...

Awesome.:D I know I could glue them but figured it it wouldn't be a terrific solution. Doesn't this complicate the card removal though?
Forum: Items Wanted 21st January 2022, 16:33
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By goltho
*SORTED* Chrome door handle bezels (interior)

*SORTED*

Thanks to suzublu :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 18:19
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Ooo err matron. :D

Ooo err matron. :D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 12:37
Replies: 71
Views: 5,099
Posted By goltho
Likewise from me Dave. You're in my thoughts...

Likewise from me Dave. You're in my thoughts today. RIP Sue.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 18:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
I had a minor brainwave and remembered a mate had...

I had a minor brainwave and remembered a mate had some leftover 40mm HDPE protective pipe duct on her farm, so I scooted over, cut a short length and set-to customising a length to do the job.

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 22:00
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
No need to apologise.:} AET in fact were who I...

No need to apologise.:} AET in fact were who I bought from on eBay. I messaged them telling them of the faulty sensor and asking for a replacement and had a reply from them literally 5 minutes ago,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 16:53
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
I got the job done today with 99.5% success and...

I got the job done today with 99.5% success and the car went back together with no extra screws left over, which never fails to please. :D

One front sensor is unfortunately not working so I've...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 19:22
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
See Mike Noc's link above. Photos tell 1,000...

See Mike Noc's link above. Photos tell 1,000 words. Actually here:
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=309637
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2022, 14:34
Replies: 26
Views: 2,615
Posted By goltho
Bl00dy hell, will you make me one?? Dougie.

Bl00dy hell, will you make me one??

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 14:11
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
Such a shocking design. Good you took pics of the...

Such a shocking design. Good you took pics of the repair. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 12:17
Replies: 13,664
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Posted By goltho
Went out in the freezing mist 15 mins ago to...

Went out in the freezing mist 15 mins ago to carry on with the parking sensors. Connected everything up and tested. 99% fine apart from the one far left front sensor which didn't work. Not surprising...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 11:26
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
Having had no knowledge of a charcoal canister,...

Having had no knowledge of a charcoal canister, and having now acquainted myself with it, I can say with some new-found authority (the forum :D) that only petrol models have one. Every day's a school...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 10:01
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
There’s a thick bunch of wires as part of a loom...

There’s a thick bunch of wires as part of a loom so they may be part of that. It’s the thick black ridged pipe that interests me.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th January 2022, 09:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
Well get two then!! (Actually dont. I'm...

Well get two then!! (Actually dont. I'm fabricating a fix..)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 23:31
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
So it's simply a conduit then as I suspected? Is...

So it's simply a conduit then as I suspected? Is there a fuel pipe in there too, do you know?

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By goltho
Anyone know what this is?

Uncovered this when removing the rear seat from the Tourer today. Photos show the location and corrosion. It's a hollow tube containing what looks like a thin sheathed cable, part of a loom, and a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 18:16
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Two consecutive days of warm sunshine have meant...

Two consecutive days of warm sunshine have meant it's been an enjoyable job so far. I pulled the rear bumper off first, removed the old sensors from the holders and chucked them as a couple were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th January 2022, 17:36
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Second day in the sunshine installing the Cisbo...

Second day in the sunshine installing the Cisbo parking sensors. The rear ones fitted into the existing holders nicely after a couple of turns of duct tape round them, and I got the front ones on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 23:39
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By goltho
Excellent, thanks for that. I've read several but...

Excellent, thanks for that. I've read several but not seen that one. :}

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 23:29
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By goltho
I'm sure it must do otherwise the car would've...

I'm sure it must do otherwise the car would've been warmed up to whatever extent, and it wasn't (covered in thick frost).

Thanks for the info (and the laugh about the fire brigade - it certainly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th January 2022, 23:05
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By goltho
Webasto FBH: fright of my life!

This tourer is the first 75 I've had that has a FBH fitted. I've had it since October and have just about got everything up to spec and straight now. The heater was never a priority so I've not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2022, 18:32
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Yay. That's exactly what's gonna happen here...

Yay. That's exactly what's gonna happen here tomorrow. :clap:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 17:29
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Good luck then. I did my handbrake compo a few...

Good luck then. I did my handbrake compo a few weeks ago and what a balllache that was! Results were amazing though like yours.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2022, 17:26
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
New Cisbo front & rear sensors arrived today....

New Cisbo front & rear sensors arrived today. Their Vermillion colour is almost perfect against the Copperleaf so happy with that. Sunshine and warmth threatened tomorrow, so will set-to and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 16:50
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Sunshine and warmth today, so went to fit the new...

Sunshine and warmth today, so went to fit the new Wahler thermostat on the top hose due to low running temps and slow/low interior heating. Joy of joys - the car already had one fitted so that saved...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 23:40
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By goltho
Calm down dear. :D:D

Calm down dear. :D:D
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 23:37
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By goltho
Nice. Ski blue, same as my old Connie. Good...

Nice. Ski blue, same as my old Connie. Good mileage too.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 23:33
Replies: 71
Views: 5,099
Posted By goltho
Dave, this is such sad news. I met you and your...

Dave, this is such sad news. I met you and your wife briefly outside PC World in Tritton Road two or three years back when we spotted each others' 75s and I remember you both well.

I'm truly sorry...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 17:58
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Fitted a replacement front passenger door to get...

Fitted a replacement front passenger door to get rid of the damaged old one (I bought it that way) and also a new driver's electric door mirror as the existing one wouldn't scrunch out enough to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th January 2022, 16:20
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By goltho
I won't be spraying that on the webbing in view...

I won't be spraying that on the webbing in view of the potential for chemical degradation to the material.:eek: I will though give it a proper soaking in a bowl and apply some rub-a-dub-dub with a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 22:17
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By goltho
Also would like to know. Dougie.

Also would like to know.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 21:56
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By goltho
Front seat belt query

The driver's seat belt on my 2002 CDT Club SE Tourer doesn't retract of its own accord even after I've cleaned & siliconed the tensioner. It does go in if I feed it but it's not right. Before I set...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2022, 20:08
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
So you did. I only gave that a passing thought at...

So you did. I only gave that a passing thought at the time when I read it but really, running the oil up to temperature first and then checking the level for overfill as a first step is probably more...
Forum: Items Wanted 10th January 2022, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By goltho
Hi Mike, I've emailed you. Thanks. ...

Hi Mike,

I've emailed you. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 10th January 2022, 17:10
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By goltho
Hi Mike, I've emailed you. Thanks. ...

Hi Mike,

I've emailed you. Thanks.

Dougie
Forum: Items Wanted 9th January 2022, 22:36
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By goltho
Wood/grey steering wheel

With or without air bag. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 21:03
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Thank you. I actually had a look at Ian/mcafee2's...

Thank you. I actually had a look at Ian/mcafee2's saloon this afternoon and saw that - should've put it on here, sorry. The main thing though is that all car versions use the same transducers so mine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 18:09
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
I've seen a couple of others having this issue...

I've seen a couple of others having this issue and being none the wiser about why. It occurs to me that if the level plug was removed as an extra first item in the process with the car level, it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 17:03
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By goltho
The cuppa was good though. :D Dougie.

The cuppa was good though. :D

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 17:02
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By goltho
Thanks for that. Wow - Aladdin's Cave! £50's a...

Thanks for that. Wow - Aladdin's Cave! £50's a bit more than I'd like to spend on what are probably unknown quality though. Tons of Roewe stuff though.

Dougie.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 13:09
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By goltho
PMd you. Thanks.

PMd you. Thanks.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 12:39
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By goltho
Thanks for that. Had a good search but can't find...

Thanks for that. Had a good search but can't find them. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 12:36
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Thanks for that. Are your holders the same as...

Thanks for that. Are your holders the same as mine on the Tourer? The sensors are recessed into them.

http://www.dougie.guru/imgs/sensors.jpg
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 11:37
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By goltho
Cup holder (*now obtained*)

** Got one now. Thank you.**


Just by way of belt & braces, I'm looking for a LHS cup holder, any front. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 9th January 2022, 11:36
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By goltho
Cup holder (*now obtained*)

*Got one now thanks*


Left-hand side please. Doesn't matter what front. Both my LH ones are now defunct. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 17:51
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
I'm laughing with you, definitely not at you....

I'm laughing with you, definitely not at you. :D:D:D I'm fine with bumpers though.



Exactly the ones I was looking at when your notification came through. After to-ing and fro-ing, I've decided...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 15:37
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
I get that.:} I was just thinking aloud about the...

I get that.:} I was just thinking aloud about the hole sizes and sensors colour but on reflection, I probably redefined overthinking. It's all sortable. :D

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 13:42
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Thanks. I've got the opportunity on Monday to get...

Thanks. I've got the opportunity on Monday to get bits from a same-colour breaking car so I'll get both looms and the sensors. And maybe the module too if it's cheap enough. That should fix 'em. :}...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 01:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,260
Posted By goltho
A magnanimous one-armed brake tester? :shrug::D

A magnanimous one-armed brake tester? :shrug::D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th January 2022, 00:57
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
There's a good How-To on that job somewhere. Look...

There's a good How-To on that job somewhere. Look it up.....

:D

Dougie,
Forum: Items Wanted 8th January 2022, 00:52
Replies: 101
Views: 5,713
Posted By goltho
Watching this job with much interest. Fingers...

Watching this job with much interest. Fingers also crossed for smooth sailing to the finishing line.

Dougie.
Forum: Items Wanted 8th January 2022, 00:07
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By goltho
Grey steering wheel

Preferably although not necessarily with the cut-out for the cruise control paddle at the back. I don't need the paddles. Thanks.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 23:15
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
So going on from all that, should OEM sensors...

So going on from all that, should OEM sensors work with an aftermarket unit? They'll both obviously be 12V but other than that, I'm not au fait with what the sensors require in the way of signal....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 23:12
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Thanks.:} I near enough drove past your door on...

Thanks.:} I near enough drove past your door on Wednesday en route to Listers at N-o-T. As Yorkshire GOC has confirmed there's no display to be had, I may actually fit an aftermarket set I've had...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th January 2022, 22:21
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By goltho
Rear parking sensors

The rear sensors weren't working when I bought the car in October. Now I've straightened everything out that mattered, I'd like the sensors to work.

There is no clicking from any sensor. I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 15:49
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
I can confirm the correct pipe is 12mm ID. Mine...

I can confirm the correct pipe is 12mm ID. Mine happened to be 15mm OD but the OD doesn't matter as there's no significant pressure during the pumping.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd January 2022, 17:55
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
Finally set about doing the job today seeing as...

Finally set about doing the job today seeing as it's been unseasonably warm & sunny again. It went perfectly! :beer2: My only slight concern had been getting the oil cooler pipe off the stud but...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd January 2022, 17:32
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Sunny and mild as forecast so I was able to...

Sunny and mild as forecast so I was able to change the automatic transmission fluid as per Beinet1's excellent How-To (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=124816). First time for...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2022, 23:25
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
:icon_lol: Laughing with you, not atcha....

:icon_lol:

Laughing with you, not atcha. Honest....
Forum: Was it you? 1st January 2022, 22:39
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By goltho
Well indeed. I made an edumacated guess on the...

Well indeed. I made an edumacated guess on the basis of the TL being in the VRM and it being more likely than not that it was old-series as it was in Lincoln. But hey. :shrug:

I also missed the...
Forum: Was it you? 1st January 2022, 21:53
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By goltho
That would make it a prefixed plate e.g. S to Y...

That would make it a prefixed plate e.g. S to Y plate seeing as TL belongs to Lincoln on the old series regs. :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st January 2022, 21:44
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By goltho
No-one can do anything except express our...

No-one can do anything except express our opinions from our perspective. I won't do that here because I'm not you.:xmas-smiley-008:

If you know you don't have the technical assessment abilities to...
Forum: Was it you? 16th December 2021, 22:14
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By goltho
EN04 Tourer: Wragby Lincs

Red 75 Tourer this morning (Thursday 16th Dec) twice, first encounter on the back Apley Road on the bad bend (I was the other red Tourer :D), male driver, lady passenger. Second encounter 30 mins...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2021, 14:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
I sacked them years ago. I've been using heat...

I sacked them years ago. I've been using heat shrink solder seals since then and haven't had one single failed connection - that included a full virginal cruise control wiring installation 18 months...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2021, 22:15
Replies: 13,664
Views: 1,427,575
Posted By goltho
Popped up to Leeds at HarryM1BYT's amazing...

Popped up to Leeds at HarryM1BYT's amazing invitation, to be supervised whilst changing my handbrake compensator for one of his modified ones he still had. The supervisor soon became supervising...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2021, 18:21
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
Footnote I put the trim back yesterday which...

Footnote
I put the trim back yesterday which was a right fiddle given the large clump of indecent scotchloks and relays preventing the main side boot trim from recessing correctly. I undid my taped...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 22:50
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
Great effort! Thank you so much! That's perfect -...

Great effort! Thank you so much! That's perfect - 100% helpful. I only ordered 1m of the 12mm for a couple of quid so I'll get some 8mm and 10mm too for "stock". :}

Dougie.

Footnote to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 07:55
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
Morning Simon. I expected nothing less from you...

Morning Simon. I expected nothing less from you than meticulous attention.:D I've ordered some 12mm I/D hose which should go on tight when warm.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 20:15
Replies: 112
Views: 34,745
Posted By goltho
Sorry bout dat. 😂😂

Sorry bout dat. 😂😂
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 19:05
Replies: 112
Views: 34,745
Posted By goltho
9 years after the final (incomplete) update by...

9 years after the final (incomplete) update by the OP, and 6 years after the last person wondered how it had all ended, I read this from start to finish with considerable interest. Then I turned the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 17:56
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
Simon, I'm assuming the 12.5mm was the external...

Simon, I'm assuming the 12.5mm was the external diameter of the pipe (what I called the stub) attached to the oil cooler?

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 17:13
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
You're a bl00dy star Simon. I never envisaged...

You're a bl00dy star Simon. I never envisaged someone actually measuring it especially in all this weather!!:eek: Thank you.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th November 2021, 13:38
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By goltho
Well they won't rip the hinges out the bodywork...

Well they won't rip the hinges out the bodywork if I address that issue which is partially why I've put this out there. I have a decent new pair of OEM struts which I fitted two weeks ago. They don't...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 16:06
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By goltho
Oil-cooler-to-auto-trans hose diameter?

I'm planning to carry out the ATF flush & change. Does anyone know the outer diameter of the stud on the oil cooler shown in the photos below? That's obviously another way of asking for the inner...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 15:39
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By goltho
For sure. If they were bad spots on the saloons,...

For sure. If they were bad spots on the saloons, they were never going to be better on the tourers.

Have you ever come across anyone having done it on a tourer?

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 13:29
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By goltho
That's an intelligent suggestion, thanks. I'll...

That's an intelligent suggestion, thanks. I'll look at it when the storm abates!

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 12:38
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By goltho
Wouldn’t that cause the issue in the opposite...

Wouldn’t that cause the issue in the opposite direction I.e. when the damper is compressed?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 12:23
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By goltho
Thanks. I don’t have a ZT any more (see sig). The...

Thanks. I don’t have a ZT any more (see sig). The springs and dampers are original on the rear.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 00:54
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By goltho
..... or fixed. :shrug:

..... or fixed. :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 00:52
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By goltho
I've always had no difficulty using a wedged ball...

I've always had no difficulty using a wedged ball joint splitter although I accept it has to go between the gaiter and the hub clamp, risking the integrity of the gaiter (not a problem if you're...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 00:46
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By goltho
Loud rear suspension bang when wheel drops

Every time the car "takes off" i.e. the weight comes off the rear axle e.g. an inclining undulation or ramp ends and the rear wheels drop suddenly, there's a long bang from the rear passenger-side...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 00:35
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By goltho
Tailgate spring-assisted opener?

I've seen the ill-fated saloon boot spring assisters which warped the mounting points, but I can't see anything on fitting them to a Tourer tailgate? I'm thinking of something like this...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 12:29
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By goltho
Sorted. Not a hugely difficult job in the end. I...

Sorted. Not a hugely difficult job in the end. I pulled the connector from the alarm horn. ;)

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 12:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
Indeed it was not.

Indeed it was not.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 20:44
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By goltho
I obviously couldn't see it for looking at it!...

I obviously couldn't see it for looking at it! :shrug: Thanks Simon.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 09:09
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By goltho
Morning Simon, It's the tailgate lock/unlock...

Morning Simon,

It's the tailgate lock/unlock circuit. I've exposed the wiring behind the rear left side panel and there are two connectors on the tailgate harness - one with four heavy-duty wires...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2021, 12:25
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By goltho
Rave: tailgate wiring diagram?

Old age may be an increasing factor here, but I really can't find any wiring on Rave for the tailgate. Any clues?

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 19:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
Everybody loves a happy ending.:D Rave...

Everybody loves a happy ending.:D

Rave showed that the factory-fitted towbar ECU should have been fitted behind the rear left-side trim in the "boot" along with a fuse. I pulled the back of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 10:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
I have never had difficulty in being wrong when...

I have never had difficulty in being wrong when it's pointed out correctly!:D Thank you for that. I shall research and hopefully find.

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 00:00
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By goltho
There are in fact no headlamp washers fitted on...

There are in fact no headlamp washers fitted on the car.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 23:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
I don't believe one fuse would stop all live...

I don't believe one fuse would stop all live feeds?

No. I tested the hazards & sidelights feeds with the plug-in tester and then the meter.

I ran a live taillight feed from the rear of the...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th November 2021, 22:59
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By goltho
Tourer rear light cluster (RHS)

Because I need one.:duh:

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 21:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By goltho
Factory towbar wiring packed up

Yet another one step backwards whilst taking two forwards.

I removed the factory-fitted (ugly) towbar crossmember in favour of a Witter swan-neck detachable one which I've had for some time. It...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 20:35
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By goltho
Well I don't believe so! But I'll check in the...

Well I don't believe so! But I'll check in the morning. Interesting, thanks.

Dougie.

(PS: I ken where the Pons is. :wink2: )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 19:22
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By goltho
Alarm horn sounds when washers activated!

A "funny" thing happened on the way to London a few days ago, the car's first long run after lots of repairs and upgrade work. Not long into the journey, I fired the windscreen washers to give the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 15:17
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By goltho
Thanks very much for that. I'll be on it over the...

Thanks very much for that. I'll be on it over the weekend so depending on what I find, I'll get back to you. :}
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2021, 22:33
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By goltho
Tourer tailgate opening switch intermittent

This includes the dash switch at the bottom of the driver's side A-pillar as well as the tailgate and rear window switches. It all usually works for a couple of days then packs up for another day or...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 20:41
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By goltho
Well I got 'er finished today, and it all went...

Well I got 'er finished today, and it all went pretty well. Bought & fitted new front:
• control arms/wishbones and rear bushes
• anti-roll bar links
• outer track rod ends
• springs
• strut...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 22:23
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By goltho
I'll point it out to them then and tell 'em it's...

I'll point it out to them then and tell 'em it's a new Rimmers part. :D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 22:16
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By goltho
Even better. I like them better that way too,...

Even better. I like them better that way too, especially since I don't have to change 'em. :} Cheers.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 22:13
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By goltho
Excellent, cheers for that. <glances at calendar...

Excellent, cheers for that. <glances at calendar to check it's not April 1st...:D> So there's no issue with them the wrong way round?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 22:07
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By goltho
Top strut: enough spring compression to remove top nut?

Schoolboy question. I inadvertently fitted the metal caps facing downwards on the top mounts and didn't notice until I'd reassembled them back on the car with the new springs. :duh: I can't see that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2021, 00:46
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By goltho
I knew I'd missed it.:duh: Thanks for that. Even...

I knew I'd missed it.:duh: Thanks for that. Even better, it checks out with meter too.


Close. Pin 9 as above.:} Cheers anyhow.

I'm installing another Sports/Eco switch mod...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 18:50
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By goltho
Wiring question: IPK Highline LCD display

I've gone through Rave several times and cannot find what I'm sure must be in there. Hopefully someone can help.

Can someone please point me to the relevant page in Rave which will show the wiring...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2021, 19:43
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By goltho
I'm bald, so.... 🤷

I'm bald, so.... 🤷
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2021, 19:32
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By goltho
Oh! :eek: I was sure I'd seen an exploded diagram...

Oh! :eek: I was sure I'd seen an exploded diagram showing the badge with two threaded studs! But I'll gladly take your word for it and get the heat gun out in the morning. Thank you.:}

Dougie.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2021, 18:51
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By goltho
Tourer tailgate chrome handle removal

I have a new central metal badge to fit on the handle and looked at removing it today. It has four ?torx screw with raised centres which are extremely rusty. Is it in fact necessary to remove the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2021, 10:42
Replies: 89
Views: 10,556
Posted By goltho
They don't/won't as eBay removes spent auctions...

They don't/won't as eBay removes spent auctions after a period of time. :}
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