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Forum: Was it you? 22nd May 2022, 15:06
Replies: 0
Views: 42
Posted By Rick-sta
Gold mkii 75 tourer Coalhouse Fort East Tilbury

Spotted a very clean looking mkii 75 tourer in gold in Coalhouse Fort carpark in East Tilbury this morning.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th May 2022, 15:51
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By Rick-sta
The reg is N1 JED, probably already on retention...

The reg is N1 JED, probably already on retention as it doesn't show up any results.

Can't quite tell as the pics of the front end are showing up very small, but may be a club badge in the lower...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th May 2022, 13:28
Replies: 11
Views: 591
Posted By Rick-sta
my understanding is the only way one of our cars...

my understanding is the only way one of our cars could be stolen is:

1. if someone had a t4 and could cut a key on the spot and code it to the car to get it started.

or 2. if someone dragged...
Forum: Events and Meets 16th May 2022, 18:45
Replies: 85
Views: 8,332
Posted By Rick-sta
Unfortunately I will not be able to attend this...

Unfortunately I will not be able to attend this one now sadly. :(
Forum: Social Forum 12th May 2022, 16:32
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By Rick-sta
not sure how I feel about it, in one way it'll be...

not sure how I feel about it, in one way it'll be great for my Typhoon as I barely use it these days so annoying having to MOT it every year when it's done less than 1k miles a year recently. But at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:28
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
replied to your PM :) I am back in office...

replied to your PM :)

I am back in office today and have been replying to all my messages. If I've missed any please let me know.

Cheers
Rick
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th May 2022, 16:27
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
PM's sent with order details :) Thanks

PM's sent with order details :) Thanks
Forum: Was it you? 11th May 2022, 14:10
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes it has :) xenon quad projectors black edition...

Yes it has :) xenon quad projectors black edition with quad white + amber halos, and also has green halos for shows :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th May 2022, 09:29
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
I am currently on my way back to the UK and will...

I am currently on my way back to the UK and will be back in office catching up on messages on Thursday.
Forum: Was it you? 10th May 2022, 09:27
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Rick-sta
That belongs to Andrew, not sure if he is a...

That belongs to Andrew, not sure if he is a member on here. It's absolutely stunning, has had a lot of custom work done to the interior as well and is also supercharged.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th April 2022, 14:19
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Rick-sta
going to be away for a week

Hi all,

Due to an unforeseen family emergency, I am now going to be away from Monday 2nd until Wednesday 11th May and won't have access to my messages.
I will be catching up on messages on my...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2022, 19:09
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By Rick-sta
You can't just simply copy the eeprom data from...

You can't just simply copy the eeprom data from the lowline cluster straight to the highline one. The highline cluster will need to be virginised and then coded to your ZT with a t4 or toaf to get it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th April 2022, 14:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
Update:

Due to the amount of interest and number of deposits I've already received, I've been able to agree a deadline of 31st May for deposits for this final batch of new IPK screens.

I already have...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th April 2022, 19:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Paul, PM on it's way :) Yes I can...

Hi Paul, PM on it's way :)



Yes I can change the colour of the IPK screen. the colour options are amber (to match the other amber lighting), blue or green.



Replied to your PM :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 19:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
No problem Tim, PM on it's way with order details...

No problem Tim, PM on it's way with order details :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 13:18
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
No problem Ian, replied to your email. ...

No problem Ian, replied to your email.



Hi Mike, yes they are the same ones I've had remanufactured since 2020. They come with a 12 month manufacturer's warranty.



No problem PM on it's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 10:46
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
These new replacement IPK LCD screens I've had...

These new replacement IPK LCD screens I've had remanufactured in 2020 with a new improved design, so these do not suffer the problem the factory screens have with the lines appearing over time. These...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd April 2022, 10:45
Replies: 19
Views: 1,374
Posted By Rick-sta
New ipk screens: Last chance to secure one! Limited quantity available - final batch.

NEW IPK SCREENS: LAST CHANCE TO SECURE ONE! LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE - FINAL BATCH.

DEADLINE 31ST MAY FOR DEPOSITS.

I’ve just received an update from the factory that the new replacement...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th April 2022, 12:18
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes that bell symbol shows whenever the alarm has...

Yes that bell symbol shows whenever the alarm has gone off, so that you know your alarm had been triggered whilst you were away from the car.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2022, 14:56
Replies: 13
Views: 244
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy Birthday Ian, have a great day :)

Happy Birthday Ian, have a great day :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st April 2022, 21:03
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Rick-sta
The best permanent fix is a new replacement IPK...

The best permanent fix is a new replacement IPK lcd screen. See my post here for full details https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=317910

I have them made in batches. The deadline...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2022, 15:18
Replies: 22
Views: 4,645
Posted By Rick-sta
Cruise was never a factory option on the 1.8...

Cruise was never a factory option on the 1.8 models, so it's not as straight forward as retrofitting it to a diesel.

There's a thread here on a aftermarket kit Christopher fitted to his 1.8...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th March 2022, 14:37
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Rick-sta
I try to keep one or two on the shelf. I have 3...

I try to keep one or two on the shelf. I have 3 currently available.

I am however going to be moving to Norfolk around July so I will no longer be in Essex in September unfortunately.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2022, 23:14
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By Rick-sta
I can supply and fit one for you in thurrock...

I can supply and fit one for you in thurrock Essex if you fancy a trip up to me.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 21:20
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Rick-sta
Igo Primo Nextgen map updates?

Hi,

Does anyone know where to get map updates for the android Primo Nextgen navigation software for android head units? Can't actually find any details for a proper source to download map updates...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 15:18
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Rick-sta
His one is a 1999 car, his grandad purchased it...

His one is a 1999 car, his grandad purchased it in July 02.
Forum: NAC & SAIC 2nd March 2022, 15:09
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Rick-sta
They do seem to be doing well. There a lot of the...

They do seem to be doing well. There a lot of the new MGs down here in Essex. Spotted 6 on a short journey the other day.

I quite like the look of the HS, especially the model with the red...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd March 2022, 14:55
Replies: 10
Views: 739
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Jordan, Welcome to the club. I'm...

Hi Jordan,

Welcome to the club.

I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your Grandad.

The badges you're referring to are known as torpedo badges, and yours should have had them fitted. I'm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd March 2022, 13:30
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By Rick-sta
I've done this on a couple of mine and it works...

I've done this on a couple of mine and it works nicely, prevents the door cars from popping off along the top clips. And with a black self tapper screw, you don't even notice it's there :)
Forum: Items Wanted 22nd February 2022, 09:43
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Rick-sta
a virginised highline cluster with a brand new...

a virginised highline cluster with a brand new IPK screen fitted is £220 supplied + £11.15 postage in the UK via Royal Mail special delivery. Or if you'd like it supplied and fitted and coded to your...
Forum: Items Wanted 20th February 2022, 22:12
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By Rick-sta
You'll need a virginised cluster if you want to...

You'll need a virginised cluster if you want to fit it to your car + a t4 session to code it in. Or it can be coded in using toaf.

I can supply a virginised highline instrument cluster. If you'd...
Forum: V8 Forum 8th February 2022, 21:02
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rick-sta
will be following with interest. :)

will be following with interest. :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th February 2022, 17:19
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Rick-sta
According to the t4 map Chelmer Auto Repair...

According to the t4 map Chelmer Auto Repair Services is closest to you who have a t4. Your closest MG Rover Specialist who has a t4 is Kevin in Wickford.

The mirrors not working will just be the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th February 2022, 11:26
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the mention both but unfortunately I...

Thanks for the mention both but unfortunately I don't work on the mg7 tail lights, although do have them on both of my ZTs.

LEDs dropping out on the ring in each tail light is the only thing that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st February 2022, 10:50
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By Rick-sta
9 times out of 10 it's usually one of the under...

9 times out of 10 it's usually one of the under seat connectors causing the issue. You can try unplugging them, cleaning them up and then plugging them back in.

I personally cut off the original...
Forum: Items Wanted 29th January 2022, 10:35
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Rick-sta
I swapped the LSM on the typhoon a few months ago...

I swapped the LSM on the typhoon a few months ago due to a fault with it. Just replaced it with a used LSM and copied the vin number from the IPK to the LSM using toaf and it all works fine, no vin...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2022, 22:36
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Rick-sta
You're welcome, thanks for the post :)

You're welcome, thanks for the post :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2022, 13:21
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Rick-sta
That's what I thought but the all the wiring at...

That's what I thought but the all the wiring at the IPK end seems fine, couldn't find any cut wires there and all the original tape is still around the looms there. Tried to look at the wiring for...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2022, 19:03
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Rick-sta
Dry and sunny sounds good to me, I'm sure the...

Dry and sunny sounds good to me, I'm sure the cars will appreciate that too. Yes hopefully we'll get to see some planes flying over now and again, don't mind being near a RAF base at all :)
...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2022, 10:20
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Rick-sta
That's another reason why we're looking at...

That's another reason why we're looking at Norfolk :)
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2022, 16:31
Replies: 36
Views: 2,356
Posted By Rick-sta
Congratulations Rav that's great to hear :)

Congratulations Rav that's great to hear :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 16:29
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Dale, No need to apologise mate. I'd...

Hi Dale,

No need to apologise mate. I'd quoted you for the dials etc you'd like and sent you some available dates at the time but you hadn't booked in so no harm done :)

No problem at all...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 13:13
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Rick-sta
Strange airbag warning fault code

I had a customer's car in and noticed the airbag light was covered up when I dismantled his instrument cluster. Informed the owner who wasn't aware. Uncovered the airbag light and after reinstalling...
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2022, 11:35
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Rick-sta
I like the sound of better weather :D

I like the sound of better weather :D
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2022, 11:34
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for the replies :) Any insights you...

Thanks all for the replies :) Any insights you have (good or bad) will be appreciated and useful.



aha be good to meet up with local members in the area. We don't really have local meets down...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th January 2022, 11:24
Replies: 20
Views: 1,805
Posted By Rick-sta
Nice find, best of luck with it. Did it...

Nice find, best of luck with it.

Did it originally have serpent wheels like the 5 millionth 75?

https://www.mg-rover.org/attachments/5mil-jpg.4374/

and does it have the same interior?
...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2022, 13:43
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Rick-sta
Moving to Norfolk later this year - any advice on areas?

The wife and I are looking to buy a house in Norfolk later this year close to Thetford, and just wanted to hear what the areas around where we're looking are like from those who live in Norfolk.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th January 2022, 14:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1,713
Posted By Rick-sta
was that because it had a cardboard number plate...

was that because it had a cardboard number plate :D

It probably wasn't intentional to wind you up, just some MOT tester do not know their own test manual very well. Have had to pull up MOT testers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 19:04
Replies: 18
Views: 1,665
Posted By Rick-sta
It's a very strange problem and I've never been...

It's a very strange problem and I've never been able to 100% identify what causes it.

Initially I believed it to be a problem with the instrument cluster, and that replacing it would resolve it...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 15:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,713
Posted By Rick-sta
Well I don't know what the previous test criteria...

Well I don't know what the previous test criteria was on registration plates prior to the latest update to the test manual, however the latest requirements can be read here:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2022, 13:43
Replies: 34
Views: 1,713
Posted By Rick-sta
Not seen the tweet so don't know how it was...

Not seen the tweet so don't know how it was worded exactly, however if Surrey Police are claiming 4D plates aren't legal they are talking out their backsides. Seems to be quite a common attitude of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th January 2022, 10:09
Replies: 34
Views: 1,680
Posted By Rick-sta
I agree here, it's most likely one or both of the...

I agree here, it's most likely one or both of the front sunroof drains are probably leaking already by now. The rear ones don't tend to leak.





As above for why we like a sunroof :) In the...
Forum: Was it you? 17th January 2022, 20:56
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Rick-sta
The one Bob has seen is very low on coilovers. I...

The one Bob has seen is very low on coilovers. I personally quite like the look but can imagine the ride is quite harsh.

Have seen pics of the said car posted on Facebook quite a bit :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th January 2022, 20:53
Replies: 34
Views: 1,680
Posted By Rick-sta
The sunroof drain mod isn't that bad to do....

The sunroof drain mod isn't that bad to do. Access to the front drains is a little fiddly. Once you've done the drains that's the problem solved permanently, and you can enjoy having the sunroof.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2022, 11:36
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By Rick-sta
Check the plug at the light switch module, seen...

Check the plug at the light switch module, seen many get corrosion there at the pins. Also check the light switch module's board for corrosion.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th January 2022, 13:20
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Rick-sta
When xenon burners are on their way out they...

When xenon burners are on their way out they start going a pinkish colour and can start going dimmer prior to this stage.

However if your headlights lenses need refurbishing this will be reducing...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 19:33
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes ofcourse they are. They're just d2s burners....

Yes ofcourse they are. They're just d2s burners. The OP bought some from DMGRS.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2022, 17:26
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By Rick-sta
Yep the xenon burner unfortunately is on it's way...

Yep the xenon burner unfortunately is on it's way out. I just had the exact same problem on my wife's Kuga, fitted some Lunex xenon burners 2 years ago and one started to turn off randomly. Sometimes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th January 2022, 11:10
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Rick-sta
I've just changed the 2/4 duty solenoid on my...

I've just changed the 2/4 duty solenoid on my dad's 75 auto as it had failed. Done the resistance tests with a multimeter and the reading for all the other solenoids was fine but the 2/4 duty...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th January 2022, 10:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,333
Posted By Rick-sta
Classic car insurance policy. Who do you use?

My classic car insurance policy is due for renewal on the Typhoon. I've used Peter Best insurance for the last 3 years but it's time to find someone else as their premium has just gone up every year....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:18
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Rick-sta
New prices from next month

NEW PRICES FROM NEXT MONTH. Book now to secure orders at current prices before they change.

I will be updating all of my prices starting from next month as I've kept them the same for 5 years now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th January 2022, 18:09
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By Rick-sta
Now back in office.

Hi all,

I'm now back in office after a nice short break over the Christmas and New Year period. Just been catching up on my messages today. If I've missed any and you haven't received a reply...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th January 2022, 18:20
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Rick-sta
Yep :) all running smooooooth now :)

Yep :) all running smooooooth now :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 18:14
Replies: 40
Views: 12,248
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you

Thanks Matt for a great how to guide. Followed this to replace the brake duty solenoid on my dad's 75 today after it started changing gears very harshly over a week ago + change the gearbox oil at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 18:06
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for your help. It was the 2/4 brake...

Thanks all for your help. It was the 2/4 brake duty. replacement one fitted along with a gearbox oil change today :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2022, 18:05
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :) replaced the solenoid and gearbox...

Thanks all :) replaced the solenoid and gearbox oil today :)
Forum: Items Wanted 9th January 2022, 18:04
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Rick-sta
Sourced from Trikey. Thanks :)

Sourced from Trikey. Thanks :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2022, 18:04
Replies: 113
Views: 43,567
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you

Just like to also say thank you to beinet1 for posting up this fantastic how to guide. over 11 years later and it's still coming in very useful. :bowdown:

Followed this guide to change the gearbox...
Forum: Events and Meets 6th January 2022, 11:51
Replies: 85
Views: 8,332
Posted By Rick-sta
Myself and Deanna would love to come. Will have...

Myself and Deanna would love to come. Will have to put our names down as interested for now and confirm at a closer date as won't know until closer to the time if we'd be able to make it or not....
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 11:34
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Rick-sta
Good shout, will do thank you :)

Good shout, will do thank you :)
Forum: Items Wanted 6th January 2022, 11:30
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By Rick-sta
auto gear box 2/4 brake duty solenoid

Has anyone got a spare new 2/4 brake duty solenoid available? DMGRS are out of stock and aren't sure when their next delivery will be arriving.

Thanks
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 15:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all, parts now ordered :)

Thanks all, parts now ordered :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th January 2022, 15:07
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Rick-sta
I believe the red monogram dash was Copperleaf...

I believe the red monogram dash was Copperleaf CDX according to this interior colours thread; https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=37734
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th January 2022, 15:05
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Rick-sta
If you mean downgrading from a highline...

If you mean downgrading from a highline instrument cluster to a lowline one that can be done but you'll need a virginised lowline cluster (which I can supply) + a t4 session to code the cluster to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 17:18
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks both! Just noticed my links in my...

Thanks both!

Just noticed my links in my post didn't work so just updated them.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 12:06
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By Rick-sta
diesel auto which gearbox oil and gasket?

Need to replace the 2/4 duty solenoid on my dad's 75 auto gearbox. Going to order the new solenoid from DMGRS. Can anyone advise if this is the correct gasket for the gearbox?...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th January 2022, 11:18
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all for the replies. Tested the solenoids...

Thanks all for the replies. Tested the solenoids and looks like it's definitely the 2/4 duty solenoid.

Going to order the new solenoid from DMGRS. Can anyone advise if this is the correct gasket...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st December 2021, 22:11
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year All! May 2022 fill your life with New Goals, New Achievements, and a lot of New Inspirations.
Forum: Events and Meets 31st December 2021, 10:20
Replies: 182
Views: 12,032
Posted By Rick-sta
put me down as interested. If I can make it I'll...

put me down as interested. If I can make it I'll bring redfive along :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 16:21
Replies: 0
Views: 393
Posted By Rick-sta
Mystery headlight received.

I've received a nearside MKII Rover 75 Halogen Projector headlight today (sent via parcelforce) for some reason as I have no idea who it's from or why? There's no note inside or a return address on...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2021, 16:01
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By Rick-sta
Diesel auto gearbox issue

Hi all,

My dad's 04 year MKII 75 has decided to kick up a gearbox issue since this morning. All was fine yesterday but this morning when he selected drive the gearbox aggressively clonks into...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2021, 18:17
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Rick-sta
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Hi all,

I am now away for the Christmas and New Year period until Monday 10th January.

I would like to thank you all for another year of support and business. I wish you all a very Merry...
Forum: Social Forum 17th December 2021, 21:50
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Rick-sta
Will be watching in a bit :)

Will be watching in a bit :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th December 2021, 11:07
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By Rick-sta
as mentioned in the comments above, the...

as mentioned in the comments above, the bonnet/tailgate open warning won't be causing any battery drain, as that warning only appears on the cluster when the ignition is on.

You should hear a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th December 2021, 18:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By Rick-sta
Fitting a HID kit to halogen projector or halogen...

Fitting a HID kit to halogen projector or halogen reflector headlights is a MOT failure if noticed by the tester, this has been the case since 2018. You can swap your halogen headlights out for...
Forum: V8 Forum 14th December 2021, 09:37
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By Rick-sta
I'm pretty sure having the engine light on is now...

I'm pretty sure having the engine light on is now a mot failure since the new rules came in early this year.
Forum: Social Forum 13th December 2021, 15:09
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you mate :)

Thank you mate :)
Forum: Social Forum 12th December 2021, 21:58
Replies: 12
Views: 447
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all! been enjoying a lovely weekend in...

Thanks all! been enjoying a lovely weekend in Suffolk :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 22:14
Replies: 182
Views: 17,441
Posted By Rick-sta
Myself and deanna are both shocked and saddened...

Myself and deanna are both shocked and saddened to read this. We're so sorry mate. Thinking of you all during this tough time. She was so lovely and we are honoured to have been lucky enough to meet...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 10:30
Replies: 29
Views: 1,606
Posted By Rick-sta
Tyres don't need to be matching pairs in terms of...

Tyres don't need to be matching pairs in terms of make/model, there is no legal or MOT requirement for this, it's just recommended for best practice. This is because you could experience handling...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 15:02
Replies: 26
Views: 5,521
Posted By Rick-sta
Received my calendar today Bob thank you :)

Received my calendar today Bob thank you :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 14:25
Replies: 26
Views: 5,521
Posted By Rick-sta
ah many thanks for selecting redfive's photo to...

ah many thanks for selecting redfive's photo to be included in the calendar. I have placed an order with Bob for a copy :)
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 11:04
Replies: 42
Views: 1,219
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Andy, have a great day mate :}

Happy birthday Andy, have a great day mate :}
Forum: Items Wanted 15th November 2021, 11:04
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By Rick-sta
If you have halogen projectors or xenons there's...

If you have halogen projectors or xenons there's a lever on the projectors which switches the beam pattern from RHD to a flat beam which is for when you're driving on the continent.

However if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 15:13
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Rick-sta
The next batch for the LED bulbs is now open. The...

The next batch for the LED bulbs is now open. The deadline to order by is 21st November and the batch should be with me in time to get them shipped to everyone before Christmas.

See my post here:...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 10:49
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Mick :)

Happy birthday Mick :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th November 2021, 17:39
Replies: 44
Views: 4,716
Posted By Rick-sta
is there a list of cars that made it into the...

is there a list of cars that made it into the club calendar?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th November 2021, 21:29
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Rick-sta
That's a common glitch when the screen stops...

That's a common glitch when the screen stops working completely. A battery reset usually sorts it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2021, 20:07
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Rick-sta
I will be posting about the next batch this week....

I will be posting about the next batch this week. I should have them ready to send out to everyone before Christmas.



Hi Johnny,

good to hear :)

no unfortunately I am unable to source...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 19:54
Replies: 48
Views: 3,402
Posted By Rick-sta
Ah man that's gutting. Sorry that's happened and...

Ah man that's gutting. Sorry that's happened and hope you get it sorted.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st October 2021, 09:35
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Rick-sta
The fog lights do cloud up on the inside and it...

The fog lights do cloud up on the inside and it can be wiped off mostly (you'll just be left with some faint lines). On the ZT's the back half of the fog light can be opened up easily to access the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 12:11
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Rick-sta
I believe the connection from the trip computer...

I believe the connection from the trip computer button on the stalk goes to Pin no.5 on the black plug that connects to the instrument cluster, if i remember it rightly.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 22:30
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Rick-sta
Is it just black smoke? A few basic things...

Is it just black smoke?

A few basic things can lead to a smokey diesel:

- blocked pcv filter
- failed intercooler o rings
- upper intercooler hose in poor condition
- clogged egr value
-...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 17:28
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Phil, I offer the LEDs for the tail...

Hi Phil,

I offer the LEDs for the tail light clusters apart from ones for the tail light sidelights. Unfortunately haven't been able to find any suitable for the correct brightness as all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2021, 16:18
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Rick-sta
Is your 260 a mki or mkii? The remote boot...

Is your 260 a mki or mkii?

The remote boot release is only a feature on the MKII models. Although if you have a MKI a BCU from a MKII can be coded to your car to get the remote boot release...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 11:01
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By Rick-sta
activating volumetric alarm sensor

Hi all,

I retrofitted one of the later square BMW volumetric alarm sensor units (the one that is located near the center of the headlining) but I can't get it to actually work. I followed this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2021, 14:39
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By Rick-sta
Rover 75/MG ZT Brodit phone holders available

Brodit 75/ZT phone holders. NOW TAKING ORDERS.

Hi all,

I have these phone holders in 2 of our cars and have been after a third for my other ZT but they're no longer available ready made,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2021, 07:35
Replies: 44
Views: 4,716
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi Paul, just sent a photo across to you via...

Hi Paul, just sent a photo across to you via email.

Thanks
Rick
Forum: The Pony Express 30th September 2021, 20:42
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the offer Kev. I think the collection...

Thanks for the offer Kev. I think the collection location would have been a bit out of your way though from Bristol.

I've decided to give the tyres a miss so this is no longer required. Thanks
Forum: Social Forum 28th September 2021, 13:02
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy birthday Martin, have a great day :)

Happy birthday Martin, have a great day :)
Forum: Was it you? 27th September 2021, 18:54
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Rick-sta
Solar Red ZT 5 Bells near Basildon

Spotted a very clean looking solar red ZT (think it was a BX53 plate) going in the opposite direction at 5 Bells.

Never seen it in the area before.
Forum: The Pony Express 27th September 2021, 00:17
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By Rick-sta
Newport to Essex

Is anyone heading from the Newport area in Wales to Essex anytime soon who could collect 4 tyres for me and bring them closer to me in thurrock Essex please?

Cheers
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 19:59
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By Rick-sta
When you say the LSM is showing a mismatch on...

When you say the LSM is showing a mismatch on Toaf, what does it not match with exactly? The vin number should match other modules such as the IPK (IKE on Toaf) and the EWS. You'd only get a vin...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th September 2021, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Rick-sta
retrimming sagging headlining or replacement near Essex

Hi all,

The headlining on my Dad's 75 has slowly been sagging from the front back for months now and it's now in desperate need of replacing.

I'm ordering some sample materials off ebay to...
Forum: Social Forum 17th September 2021, 17:41
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By Rick-sta
Happy Birthday mate, have a great day...

Happy Birthday mate, have a great day :birthday2::party:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 15:31
Replies: 28
Views: 2,986
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi all, I've received the total number of...

Hi all,
I've received the total number of 75/ZT heated windscreens and we have 3 extras available.

The heated windscreens are £260, and shipping is £62 in the UK (collection from Tamworth...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 17:41
Replies: 28
Views: 2,986
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

UPDATE ON 75/ZT HEATED WINDSCREENS

To all those who ordered a heated windscreen for their 75/ZT in this batch, they have now arrived with the supplier from the factory. I have sent an email round...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 13:49
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By Rick-sta
I done it on the typhoon years ago and it's well...

I done it on the typhoon years ago and it's well worth it.

Serpents won't clear the calipers unfortunately. They might with some small spacers. I believe I saw a post years ago where someone got...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th September 2021, 11:55
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Rick-sta
Thats the one thank you :)

Thats the one thank you :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 12:44
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By Rick-sta
Is there a how to guide for the handbrake compensator mod?

Is there a how to guide for this? I can't seem to find it.

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th September 2021, 12:29
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By Rick-sta
Do you have 2 in PBT by any chance?

Do you have 2 in PBT by any chance?
Forum: Was it you? 7th September 2021, 13:22
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By Rick-sta
That belongs to a chap called Wayne. He's on the...

That belongs to a chap called Wayne. He's on the facebook groups but I don't think he's a member on here. He's had a couple modified ZT's and a modified ZT-T in the past. The solar red one is his...
Forum: Was it you? 1st August 2021, 15:18
Replies: 0
Views: 233
Posted By Rick-sta
Firefrost ZT Dunnet

Spotted a firefrost ZT with mg7 tail lights in Dunnet today. First ZT we've Spotted during our whole trip.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 23:44
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

I've been contacted by a chap near Elgin who has a spared used crank pulley he's going to fit for me tomorrow lunchtime to get us going again. Absolute saviour!

Will update on here when it's done...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 23:42
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Rick-sta
Yes thought of them but they're 180 miles in the...

Yes thought of them but they're 180 miles in the wrong direction from where we are sadly.



Hi Ray,

Really appreciate it mate thank you for your message. I have however been contacted by a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th July 2021, 18:07
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Rick-sta
Garage recommendation near Inverness or anywhere in Scotland.

Well seems like the long steep hills around Applecross has taken a toll on Redfive, as half way through today the crank pulley has started knocking/rattling! This is now a right nightmare as we're...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th July 2021, 21:59
Replies: 30
Views: 2,096
Posted By Rick-sta
Thank you all for your lovely comments. Myself...

Thank you all for your lovely comments. Myself and deanna have been reading through them together this evening, and she's now smiling from ear to ear :} we really appreciate it.

Redfive has...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th July 2021, 23:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,096
Posted By Rick-sta
The reason why I'm away.

For those who knew about this, I am very pleased to announce that at 1:30pm on Saturday 24th July I finally married my best friend and soul mate.

Myself and Deanna had an amazing perfect day....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 12:35
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Rick-sta
Away until 1st week September

Hi all,

I am now away until 1st week of September and won't have much access to my messages during a lot of this time. I will be catching up on messages etc on my return on 1st week of September....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2021, 12:27
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Rick-sta
You're welcome Bob :)

You're welcome Bob :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th July 2021, 16:01
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Rick-sta
Take care both, hope we'll still meet up again at...

Take care both, hope we'll still meet up again at a meet some time :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 21:10
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Rick-sta
Nope I still have extras left over which I've...

Nope I still have extras left over which I've said in the comments on that thread ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th July 2021, 18:27
Replies: 87
Views: 6,719
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Geoff :} :bowdown:

Thanks Geoff :} :bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th July 2021, 12:55
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Rick-sta
In this situation when I've come across this...

In this situation when I've come across this before there's 3 causes, 1 if you're lucky is that one of the micro soldered connections on the screen has lost connection, and resoldering cures that and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2021, 21:25
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks all :)

Thanks all :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2021, 11:26
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By Rick-sta
First thing to try is a battery reset. There's a...

First thing to try is a battery reset. There's a few glitches that can happen with the IPK screen and a battery reset cures them.

If that doesn't work, was the screen badly lined prior to this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th July 2021, 15:39
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Rick-sta
Away from Friday 16th July until September

Hi all,

Just a heads up I will be away form Friday 16th July until 1st week of September. I won't be checking my messages during a lot of this time as I will be away on holiday.

Cheers
Rick :}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2021, 00:25
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for the post John :bowdown: have a great...

Thanks for the post John :bowdown: have a great weekend.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th July 2021, 14:00
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Rick-sta
Not done much looking into these and won't be...

Not done much looking into these and won't be looking into them any further now with them being a MOT failure since January this year. However I have used this brand once before (Katur) and they were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 21:39
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Rick-sta
Have you checked that the paint you already have...

Have you checked that the paint you already have matches the shade of typhoon on your car?

I went through this in quite a bit of depth before having my typhoon resprayed. Originally just wanted...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2021, 21:29
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By Rick-sta
:wot: mileage is stored on the cluster and...

:wot:

mileage is stored on the cluster and backed up on the LSM :)
Forum: Was it you? 27th June 2021, 13:00
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By Rick-sta
it sure was. Looks like there's quite a few 75's...

it sure was. Looks like there's quite a few 75's in Norfolk. Didn't see your one whilst we were there.

Spotted a gold MGF with a set of my custom headlights on it as well which was nice to see.
Forum: Was it you? 27th June 2021, 12:59
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Rick-sta
Black 75 facelift BX04 plate M25

Passed a facelift black 75 yesterday on the M25 anticlockwise between M1 and M4. Looked very nice. First time I've ever come across another PBT 75 on the road. I was in our PBT facelift 75 and passed...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 12:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By Rick-sta
Replied to your PM :)

Replied to your PM :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2021, 12:55
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks for all the suggestions. It's not...

Thanks for all the suggestions.

It's not the exhaust for sure, had a look at that. The typhoon has a custom stainless manifold back system and everything is very sturdy and well away from...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th June 2021, 14:09
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks Ian :)

Thanks Ian :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2021, 15:25
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By Rick-sta
knock noise from front offside, front nearside and rear offside

Hi all,

My Typhoon has decided to develop some knock sounds in the last few weeks. Doesn't get used much these days, especially in the last year and a half or so.

Everything was fine and...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th June 2021, 19:03
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Rick-sta
Thanks mate pm sent :)

Thanks mate pm sent :)
Forum: Items Wanted 18th June 2021, 16:52
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Rick-sta
Hi mate could you clear your inbox please, trying...

Hi mate could you clear your inbox please, trying to send you a PM :) cheers
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th June 2021, 12:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,412
Posted By Rick-sta
Update

Hi all,

Getting back into looking more into this project.

So I can get the tourer rear screens remanufactured however they can only produce the glass and can't produce the frame the glass is...
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