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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2021, 14:19
Replies: 20
Views: 1,492
Posted By rovermech
Hi I bought a damaged 2005 connoisseur se for...

Hi
I bought a damaged 2005 connoisseur se for parts for £450 the only damage was two deep groves on n/s doors, found out it had been written off cat N non structural damage I suppose the ins...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 10:40
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By rovermech
Smile Birthday

Thanks for the birthday wishes from all the lads on the forum, 84 now but still keeping my two 75s and a Rover P4 serviced and fit for the road.
I will never put the spanners down
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 16:50
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By rovermech
bonnet cable

No not the cover for changing light bulbs there should be a cover just to right of suspension strut.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 10:22
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By rovermech
bonnet cable

when my cable stop working removed front o/s wheel and there is a small cover in the inner liner you can remove put your hand in and you can feel the cable pulled it with mole grips and the bonnet...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 19:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By rovermech
Not good news for our members on the forum trying...

Not good news for our members on the forum trying to sell there cars you should see the prices they want, but when a cars for sale it is worth what anyone is prepared to pay for it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 17:31
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By rovermech
nanocloth

bought one it came from across the pond with a lot of trouble and a complete waste of time its rubbish don't buy
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 17:18
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By rovermech
we by any car

I have two 75s a 2005 connoisseur se in firefrost red & fawn leather seats 91k in excellent condition and a contemporary T only done 45k so I thought I would try w b a car thinking of selling the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st July 2021, 14:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By rovermech
where are all the 75s

Well I have two, a 1.8 contemporary turbo & a 1.8 connoisseur se and a 60 year old Rover P4 80, the contemporary is my every day car and you will see me out and about most days round Swallownest near...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2020, 15:26
Replies: 29
Views: 2,396
Posted By rovermech
Breakdown cover

If you have a classic car it as to be RH they will insure all your car's if you have a classic and breakdown cover is free for all of them
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2020, 15:15
Replies: 41
Views: 2,713
Posted By rovermech
Private registration purchase

I have just put a private plate on my 60 year old P4 using N N no problem at all very good company, sent my log book of to them and received a new log book from Swansea with the new number on, on my...
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2020, 13:30
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By rovermech
Thanks for the birthday messages

Now 83 and still enjoy working on my Rover 75 & the P4 80 infact that's what keeps me going after losing my wife early this year.
Thanks again to you all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th May 2020, 18:40
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rovermech
I am back

Hi to everyone
A few years ago I was a active member and owned a wonderful Rover 75 Connoisseur but when my wife became less mobile she struggled to get in and out of the Rover so we had to change...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2011, 12:35
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By rovermech
birthday

Thanks to all for your birthday wishes, going out for a meal tonight so that will be nice.
Although I no longer run a 75 I still look in to see whats happening and take an interest in the forum....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2010, 19:20
Replies: 40
Views: 3,142
Posted By rovermech
Thumbs up In the old days we use to put the piston in a...

In the old days we use to put the piston in a bucket of boiling water when it was hot the gudeon pin would push out, push the new one in and then let it cool Bingo
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2009, 19:35
Replies: 143
Views: 6,781
Posted By rovermech
1956-58 Sent out there for the Suez crisis, most...

1956-58 Sent out there for the Suez crisis, most of the time just outside Limmasol near Akritri air base
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th July 2009, 07:08
Replies: 143
Views: 6,781
Posted By rovermech
Smile driving test

I past my driving test in Cyprus (in the army) 7 ton Bedford S type lorry
officer at the side of me with revolver, lad stood up through the turret with sten gun and two lads in the back with...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2009, 18:58
Replies: 64
Views: 6,179
Posted By rovermech
Hi all going back to my original post at the...

Hi all
going back to my original post at the beginning of this thread its only vehicles with ABS that you open the bleed nipple when pushing back the caliper piston, If you push the fluid back...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd November 2008, 09:50
Replies: 47
Views: 2,274
Posted By rovermech
boilers

Combi boiler you do away with the tank in the airing cuboard

Condensing boiler you keep it

I had a condensing boiler fitted two years ago and have had no problems plenty of heat and hot water
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2008, 09:38
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By rovermech
towing dolly

Hi
I owned a towing dolly for a good number of years when I run my garage business, one of the best things I ever bought saved me alot of money.
it was known as the inboard one the axle was about...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd September 2008, 15:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By rovermech
With the car jacked up and the wheels off slacken...

With the car jacked up and the wheels off slacken off the handbrake cable remove the caliper bracket complete with pads (if you are not renewing the pads) take off the disc which is also a brake drum...
Forum: Technology Forum 30th August 2008, 20:36
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By rovermech
New Tower

Hi
Bought new tower and when I connect the phone line it stops my house phone working, I can go on broadband ok computer works fine but have to disconnect phone line to let house phones work
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2008, 10:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,387
Posted By rovermech
Changing brake pads

Hi
Having owned my own garage untill retiring, I never had any problem pushing the fluid back through the system when renewing brake pads till ABS came in, now I hear it all the time people finish...
Forum: Technology Forum 2nd August 2008, 17:26
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By rovermech
antivirus

Cheers David
I will have a go at removing it and let you know how I get on.
Forum: Technology Forum 2nd August 2008, 16:55
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By rovermech
Antivirus

Hi
Can any one help:( I have started getting this Power-Antivirus-2009 2.6
coming up on my screen every time I log on, it keeps telling me I have two worm virus and one trojan virus infecting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2008, 19:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By rovermech
Hi Never tried it but read some where on this...

Hi
Never tried it but read some where on this forum that if you turn your radio on before disconnecting the battery when your new battery is fitted the radio works ie - it remembers the code
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2008, 19:34
Replies: 25
Views: 1,744
Posted By rovermech
Motor Trade

Been in the trade all my life, working on cars,commercials,PSVs and contractors plant done the lot and at the age of 70 I still can't put the spanners down.
Had my own garage up to retiring -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th April 2008, 20:48
Replies: 17
Views: 3,881
Posted By rovermech
Gunsons Trakrite

I am a retired garage owner but still do a bit of servicing and mot repairs, I have had a Trakrite for a good number of years and find it a very good tool
always check the cars I service, its so...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th February 2008, 19:59
Replies: 49
Views: 4,108
Posted By rovermech
Handbrake adjustment

Hi
At your mileage I would take the disc's off and inspect the shoes, I bought my 75 with 30,000 mile on the clock and the handbrake lever on about twenty clicks to hold the car! it had a new mot...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th January 2008, 16:14
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By rovermech
Heater problems

Hi
Any one had a problem with the climate control ? when you set the o/s to say 20 and the n/s to 20 o/s red hot n/s freezing
can not see that anything as come adrift, flaps seem to be opening ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2007, 16:29
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By rovermech
bonnet cable broken

Hi
My brother has just phoned to say the bonnet cable has broken on his 75
he called the AA out but they could not open the bonnet, the AA man removed the engine tray
Any help please

All the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th November 2007, 16:05
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By rovermech
Interesting Videos

Have a look here www.rwmotortec.com/videos for interesting maintenance videos
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2007, 16:40
Replies: 27
Views: 1,851
Posted By rovermech
75 Sales

Hi
Just sold my 2003 Rover 75 Connoisseur 31k with all the toys in copperleaf red and immaculate condition, It had the 1.8 engine, not the best I know, but I could not fault it after...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2007, 14:46
Replies: 5
Views: 823
Posted By rovermech
Birthday

Hi
Thanks for the birthday wishes, the wife and I have been out and had a nice meal, then had a good long chat to our daughters, one with her famliy in New Zealand and one in Spain, (are they...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th September 2007, 15:52
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By rovermech
75 Connoisseur Passenger Seat

Can anyone tell me if any of our cars was made with a front passenger seat that pumps up like the driver's seat, my wife struggles to get in and out of the 75. We have just changed our Astra for a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th June 2007, 08:06
Replies: 33
Views: 2,285
Posted By rovermech
Floods

Hi Roger
I live 3 miles from the Ulley Dam thats on alert and 4 miles from the village of Catcliffe where there is 6 foot of water, but I am lucky I live on top of a hill so I have no problems, only...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2007, 20:04
Replies: 64
Views: 6,179
Posted By rovermech
ABS Brakes

I have never had any problem with bleeding ABS brakes by the foot pedel method, I have the engine running to give a signal to the ABS and then bleed
1 o/s/f 2 n/s/f 3 o/s/r 4 n/s/r always by...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th April 2007, 11:11
Replies: 64
Views: 6,179
Posted By rovermech
bleeding brakes

When fitting new pads and you have to press the pistons in to fit the new pads. On a ABS system I always open the bleed screw to release the fluid, pushing the fluid back through the system can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2007, 16:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,563
Posted By rovermech
Hi Kevin Would you see if its still got the...

Hi Kevin
Would you see if its still got the engine under tray!
(thats if its a 1.8 K engine)
Thanks.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th March 2007, 21:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,508
Posted By rovermech
Broken spring

Pity I am too far away or I would fit you a new spring but its a fair distance
from Sheffield
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd March 2007, 15:18
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By rovermech
I run a astra estate 1.6 petrol (and I am a...

I run a astra estate 1.6 petrol (and I am a member of the vauxhall trade club)
I always use vauxhall's semi synthetic 10w/40 (SL/CF A3/B3) in my 75 1.8 none turbo and never had a problem. I do...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th February 2007, 17:09
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By rovermech
Hi Tim If you are loosing a lot of engine oil...

Hi Tim
If you are loosing a lot of engine oil from the pump area after just sealing another leak I would check the oil pressure with a gauge to make sure its not to high and finding the easy way...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th November 2006, 16:56
Replies: 126
Views: 21,886
Posted By rovermech
Haynes manual

Hi all
Been in my local Halfords today and the manager phoned Haynes about the 75 manual he was told the container had arrived in England and they should have the manual's ready for sale next week...
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