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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 17:50
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I’m now up to date with all the outstanding...

I’m now up to date with all the outstanding orders. All packaged up and ready to send tomorrow.

Many thanks for your patience.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: London & The South 6th December 2021, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Sorry Peter but can you take me off of the list...

Sorry Peter but can you take me off of the list as I’ll be coming up to London after all.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 12:46
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The roaming pack of ZT’s…………..

…………………………………… have split up and gone there separate ways along with the Nissan and the Suzuki.
After breakfast it was time to load up the cars and say our goodbyes.

Banana was the last car to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 07:51
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Apologies from the Club Shop

Just to let people I have been away for a short break but will be home later today. I have been keeping an eye on the shop orders and will endeavour to catch up. I’ll try and dispatch them this...
Forum: Humour Corner 6th December 2021, 07:02
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The cute little kitten.

We've all had trouble with our animals, but I don't think anyone can top this one:

Calling in sick to work makes me uncomfortable. No matter how legitimate my excuse, I always get the feeling that...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th December 2021, 06:47
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool We woz spotted………….

……………………………. yesterday by a fellow MG ZT owner, but not a forum member well not yet but I will be working on it. His comments on Facebook was that he had seen a fabulous Yellow ZT and a Copper...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 07:48
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Congratulations on the pass.

Congratulations on the pass.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th December 2021, 07:43
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool A pack of ZT’s are………….

………………………… on the prowl in and around Newquay in Cornwall today, and tomorrow. A bit of a wild bunch with support from two non MG’s, might be a Rover 75 Tourer with them. But the 75 Tourer is a bit...
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2021, 06:46
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from blustery Newquay. Had...

Morning everyone from blustery Newquay.

Had a fantastic evening with the CMGOC last night. We managed to get back to the hotel for last orders.
Forum: Social Forum 5th December 2021, 00:48
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Derrick and Mant Happy Returns.

Happy Birthday Derrick and Mant Happy Returns.
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2021, 17:25
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Horrendous weather here in Newquay. Hailstones...

Horrendous weather here in Newquay. Hailstones and torrential rain. And gale force winds. Off out tonight to the CMGOC at the Quintrell Inn in Quintrell Downs. I’m driving as Allen has a trapped...
Forum: Social Forum 4th December 2021, 08:07
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from gale force winds Newquay. ...

Morning everyone from gale force winds Newquay.

I might have a view of the sea from the hotel windows, but because of the gale force winds I cannot open my window.

Good night last night with...
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2021, 10:57
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool PM sent re above

PM sent re above
Forum: Social Forum 3rd December 2021, 07:53
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Good morning everyone Damp start to the...

Good morning everyone

Damp start to the day.

Off on our annual weekend away with the Southwest crew.

And just as it happens it’s the CMGOC Xmas dinner tomorrow night, and as we are just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd December 2021, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Congratulations on the pass

Congratulations on the pass
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd December 2021, 20:01
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins was travelling home but due to worsening weather, she decided to stop at a hotel for the night. She approached the receptionist and asked for a room for the night:

"Certainly madam."...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2021, 19:47
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Evening everyone. No news on the Bear, but I...

Evening everyone.

No news on the Bear, but I will phone in the morning.

Managed to get Banana washed ready for her trip out tomorrow. And replaced her wiper blades, as the rubber was starting...
Forum: Humour Corner 2nd December 2021, 14:19
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Fallen over

There's an old priest who got sick of all the people in his parish who kept confessing to adultery:

One Sunday, in the pulpit, he said. "If I hear one more person confess to adultery, I'll quit!" ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2021, 13:13
Replies: 51
Views: 1,512
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Stay on the subject people. No need to down the...

Stay on the subject people. No need to down the playground antics route, otherwise the thread will get closed.

Very interesting read by the way.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2021, 08:02
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Gary and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Gary and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 2nd December 2021, 07:23
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. A tad overcast this...

Morning everyone.

A tad overcast this morning, rained in the night.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2021, 23:39
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Tea has a magical ingredient. Just settles you. ...

Tea has a magical ingredient. Just settles you.

Take the comfort, and support, from family and friends. But most importantly keep the kettle full, and the tea caddy to hand. And don’t forget the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2021, 23:19
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Mine too has a a lumpy tick-over but pulls like...

Mine too has a a lumpy tick-over but pulls like the proverbial train on the open road. I put it down to her age, and to the fact she she is on 215,600 miles.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2021, 23:16
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Under the circumstances I totally agree. Tea is...

Under the circumstances I totally agree. Tea is one of the best “cures”. Drank many a mug full, and still liking a brew.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2021, 22:54
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Oh! How I wish. Take care my friend.

Oh! How I wish.

Take care my friend.
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2021, 21:56
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Evening everyone. Still no sign of the Bear,...

Evening everyone.

Still no sign of the Bear, still at least my wallet is safe.

Just having a wee malt in memory of Bluebird.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st December 2021, 17:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Why the fee?

Why the fee?
Forum: Social Forum 1st December 2021, 07:35
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. The Bear is still in the...

Morning everyone.

The Bear is still in the workshop getting fixed. So it looks like I’ll have to take Banana and go shopping, yippee!!!!!!
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2021, 20:54
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
The Lionesses done well tonight against the...

The Lionesses done well tonight against the Latvian team. Beat them by 20-0.

Just having a large single malt for Debz, bless her.
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2021, 08:24
Replies: 742
Views: 84,126
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Welcome to the fountain of knowledge concerning...

Welcome to the fountain of knowledge concerning our cars. Never be afraid to ask any questions on anything. Plenty of knowledgeable people here.
Forum: Social Forum 30th November 2021, 07:42
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Morning everyone. Still in shock following...

Morning everyone.

Still in shock following yesterdays tragic news.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th November 2021, 19:00
Replies: 110
Views: 5,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Such sad news Andy. Condolences to you and family.

Such sad news Andy. Condolences to you and family.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 15:53
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Just been notified that the twins, who live next...

Just been notified that the twins, who live next door to me, have both been diagnosed with Covid. Both aged 8years old. Their Mum has had the virus about 3 months ago.

Looks more and more likely...
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 07:51
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Good morning everyone from sunny Saltash. A...

Good morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

A tad chilly but a beautiful sunrise.

PO run with club stuff this morning.
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 07:48
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Stu and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Stu and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 07:47
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Ronnie and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Ronnie and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 21:41
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool It’s not very often I cook myself a roast dinner,...

It’s not very often I cook myself a roast dinner, but today that’s all I wanted. Baked a nice bit of gammon, fluffy roast taters and a few fairy cabbages. With a drop gravy. It was bloomin’ ansum....
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 14:53
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Frank Williams………

……………. Formula 1 legend Sir Frank Williams, founder and former long-serving team principal of Williams Racing, has died at the age of 79.
Williams was a hugely influential figure in motorsport...
Forum: Social Forum 28th November 2021, 07:39
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from sunny Saltash. A...

Morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

A beautiful sunrise this morning.

I was a bit under the weather yesterday, just felt tired all day and even off of my food. Feeling better today though...
Forum: Humour Corner 27th November 2021, 22:48
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Hair

My wife found out that our dog (a Schnauzer) could hardly hear, so she took it to the vets. The vet found that the problem was hair in the dog's ears. He cleaned both ears, and the dog could then...
Forum: Windrush's Welcome Forum 27th November 2021, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Welcome to the fountain of knowledge concerning...

Welcome to the fountain of knowledge concerning our cars.

Keep a lookout on the For Sale section.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2021, 16:20
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool If it doesn’t arrive by the end of the week, let...

If it doesn’t arrive by the end of the week, let me know and I’ll send another one for you.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2021, 14:35
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool That is the same address that I sent the grill...

That is the same address that I sent the grill badge to on the 3rd of November.

The parcel carries my return address so for any reason it cannot be delivered it should come back to me.
I also...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th November 2021, 12:13
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool PM sent re grill badge.

PM sent re grill badge.
Forum: V8 Forum 27th November 2021, 09:54
Replies: 22
Views: 3,006
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I can get 26mpg out of my ZTT V8 400 on a good...

I can get 26mpg out of my ZTT V8 400 on a good run.
Forum: Social Forum 27th November 2021, 08:25
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. It certainly was a tad...

Morning everyone.

It certainly was a tad breezy in the night but this morning is bright and clear, but still a bit windy.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 19:09
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I don’t see why not.

I don’t see why not.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th November 2021, 18:48
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool How can we be of service?

How can we be of service?
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 14:46
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Been out to lunch today, very unusual for me, but...

Been out to lunch today, very unusual for me, but with Allen & Val. Went up to Louis Tea Rooms at Kitt Hill t’other side of Callington.

Whilst we was there we booked, and paid for, the Christmas...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 26th November 2021, 14:36
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The Meal is now fully booked for sitting down at...

The Meal is now fully booked for sitting down at 19.15. And all the meals are now paid for.
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 07:33
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. It’s Black Friday alright....

Morning everyone.

It’s Black Friday alright.

Chucking it down this morning.

Yesterday I took a drive out to Polperro as it was a lovely day, blue sky and warm sunshine.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 25th November 2021, 16:52
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Nathan & Emma added to the list.

Nathan & Emma added to the list.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th November 2021, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Congratulations on the pass

Congratulations on the pass
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 07:20
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Good morning everyone from sunny Saltash. ...

Good morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

Yes, the sun has returned but very cold start to the day.

Turns out it was 8 years since I met up with my friend yesterday in Looe. And his ZT broke...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 24th November 2021, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Last orders as I’m off to book the table tomorrow

Last orders as I’m off to book the table tomorrow
Forum: Humour Corner 24th November 2021, 19:33
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Christmas cake recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of water
1tsp of baking powder
1cup of sugar
1tsp salt
1 cup of brown sugar
lemon juice
4 large eggs
lots of nuts
Forum: Social Forum 24th November 2021, 07:58
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning all. Someone has pinched our...

Morning all.

Someone has pinched our sunshine, and we want it back. Grey and rain is expected.
My friendship rose is flowering again, that’s the third time this year. First time ever for it to...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: Scotland 23rd November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Hopefully next year I will be making the long...

Hopefully next year I will be making the long trek North to meet up with you all. Grantown on Spey Motormania is on the cards along with the renowned 500. Hoping to combine the two with Banana. ...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South East 23rd November 2021, 15:17
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Maybe in the New Year I’ll travel up and attend...

Maybe in the New Year I’ll travel up and attend one of your breakfast/lunch meets. I would possibly either stay over locally so I could visit some friends in and around Kent. I have done the day trip...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 14:51
Replies: 579
Views: 69,800
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Well, I wasn’t expecting this news…………..

………………………………. Seems that Elizabeth has already flown out to Portugal along with her son. They are going to get the house ready for Christmas. So my trip to London is doubt now, unless she comes back...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2021, 10:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Checked the coolant this morning and no further...

Checked the coolant this morning and no further loss.

Took her for another run this morning and the temperature was between 81-88. So it seems to stable.

Many thanks to all for the advice and...
Forum: Social Forum 23rd November 2021, 07:42
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from sunny Saltash. Another...

Morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

Another cracking start to the day.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd November 2021, 07:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I have had that in the past but on this occasion...

I have had that in the past but on this occasion the steam was coming out of around the cap and out of the overflow pipe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 22:01
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool By the time I got back today, and in desperate...

By the time I got back today, and in desperate need of a wee, I didn’t check the coolant level. But I will do first thing tomorrow.

As correctly stated the car has not overheated, just lots of...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 19:24
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Evening everyone. I would like to report...

Evening everyone.

I would like to report that The Flying Banana done good today. 193 trouble free miles.
Forum: Humour Corner 22nd November 2021, 18:29
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Teeth

A dinner speaker was in such a hurry to get to the hotel that when he arrived and sat down at the head table, he suddenly realised that he had forgotten to get his false teeth:

Turning to the man...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 17:51
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool She done well today

Since the radiator cap “incident” I have debating whether to use Banana on a long run.

So today we done a 193 mile round trip to Sparkford in Somerset and back home to Saltash in Cornwall. She ran...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 17:08
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Title changed as per request

Title changed as per request
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd November 2021, 16:12
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Great to see you again. Hope the MOT has gone to...

Great to see you again. Hope the MOT has gone to plan.

193 miles round trip and Banana never missed a beat. Love this car.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd November 2021, 08:10
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from sunny Saltash. Off to...

Morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

Off to post more calendars off.

Then driving up to Sparkford to meet up with Reebs to collect the balance of the calendars and club stock from the NEC....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2021, 10:41
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Hi Ian, no not the cap as like Banana’s I put the...

Hi Ian, no not the cap as like Banana’s I put the old one back on and it still does it. Think the Bear has got the hump with Banana getting all the attention.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2021, 09:14
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The heater in these cars are temperamental most...

The heater in these cars are temperamental most of the times. They blow hot in the summer and cold in the winter. Not sure really what to do. Will have to try and get into the garage at some point.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2021, 07:42
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Lots of water…………

…………………. Coming out via the radiator cap on the V8. The catch tank is full to the brim when hot, drops back when the engine cools. I’m assuming it’s the thermostat.
First Banana, and now the Bear....
Forum: Social Forum 21st November 2021, 07:38
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from sunny Saltash. ...

Morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

Temperature has dropped but at least we have blue sky.

And now the Bear is playing up by chucking water out via the radiator cap. Think the thermostat is...
Forum: Humour Corner 20th November 2021, 16:10
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The devil

One bright, beautiful Sunday morning, everyone in tiny Jonestown wakes up early and goes to their local church:

Before the service starts, the townspeople sit in their pews and talk about their...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 08:04
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool On this day

1947 Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (Duke of Edinburgh) at Westminster Abbey.
The BBC made the first tele-recording of the event,
Princess Elizabeth...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 07:53
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. A grey start to the day. ...

Morning everyone.

A grey start to the day.

Beef casserole on in the slow cooker.
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 07:50
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Karl and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Karl and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 19th November 2021, 18:08
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Evening everyone. Strawberry has now been...

Evening everyone.

Strawberry has now been returned to Matt. Great little car but the repairs would have far too expensive
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2021, 15:40
Replies: 36
Views: 2,893
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The love affair……………

……………………….. is over.
Collected Strawberry from the garage this morning and took back to Matt’s, with Allen following. It was nice to that the EML had been extinguished and the ride was better. The...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 19th November 2021, 15:31
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Many thanks Paul & Linda.

Many thanks Paul & Linda.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 21:25
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Well done Andy. Another satisfied customer.

Well done Andy. Another satisfied customer.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 14:06
Replies: 34
Views: 1,891
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool As you know I bought a SMART car but after the...

As you know I bought a SMART car but after the conversation I had with the garage this morning, it is possibly going to get scrapped. Needs far too much spent on it.
Needs all new front shocks and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th November 2021, 13:55
Replies: 36
Views: 2,893
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Sold it back.

Following on from the conversation I had with the garage this morning Matt is going buy Strawberry back from me. Full price as well. Even the garage said it was not economical to repair. It needs far...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 12:10
Replies: 579
Views: 69,800
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I have unexpected news from........................

........................................ England.

Elizabeth and her son Thomas plus the in-laws are moving to Portugal. That has come as a shock. But it seems that the in-laws have a second home...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 08:55
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The cap was changed when the new radiator was...

The cap was changed when the new radiator was fitted back in February this year. The cap arrived about 3 weeks after the radiator was replaced. No problems till last weekend when the steam “incident”...
Forum: Social Forum 18th November 2021, 08:00
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Good morning everyone. Looks to be another...

Good morning everyone.

Looks to be another nice day. It was t shirt weather yesterday whilst gardening.

Got BT coming today, hopefully. They cancelled the first appointment, failed to show up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2021, 22:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Yes to another cap on order.

Yes to another cap on order.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 21:36
Replies: 36
Views: 2,893
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Booked Strawberry into the Smart garage to have...

Booked Strawberry into the Smart garage to have some work done as I had decided to keep the car, well that was the idea. Booked in for Tuesday 16th. Got in and started it up but couldn’t select...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2021, 21:19
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Short pipe that comes out of the filler cap neck....

Short pipe that comes out of the filler cap neck. Comes out to the left of the cap and points down towards one of the water pipes. The steam was coming out of this pipe. I put the old radiator cap...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 17th November 2021, 19:09
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool That’s grand that they are joining us.

That’s grand that they are joining us.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th November 2021, 15:31
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool 6 more going to just one customer in Holland....

6 more going to just one customer in Holland. Plus 2 more for the UK.
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2021, 07:32
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. Stunning sunrise this...

Morning everyone.

Stunning sunrise this morning.

The Pink One refused to select a gear yesterday. But following on with advice from the garage, the fault lays with the brake switch, I found...
Forum: Social Forum 17th November 2021, 07:28
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Thomas and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Thomas and Many Happy Returns
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th November 2021, 14:44
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Second batch of calendars sent today, 5 in total....

Second batch of calendars sent today, 5 in total. 3 for the UK and 2 out to Holland.
Sent 1 out yesterday.
Forum: The 75 & ZT Gallery 16th November 2021, 12:12
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Autumnal Banana

Took Banana up to Antony House for a few autumnal photo's.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 11:52
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The V8 also does this when you turn on the...

The V8 also does this when you turn on the ignition, the pump primes for a few seconds.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 11:50
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool We are talking about Banana, who likes to be...

We are talking about Banana, who likes to be different.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 09:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Trikey suggested that I order a new PRT, which I...

Trikey suggested that I order a new PRT, which I have done. I’ll get that fitted if only for peace of mind. I check the water, and oil, every time I take any of the cars out.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 09:56
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I’m not mechanical minded, and I have to leave...

I’m not mechanical minded, and I have to leave any investigation to those who know what to look for. However I have ordered a new PRT and will get that fitted.
I cannot see any leaks with the engine...
Forum: Humour Corner 16th November 2021, 07:47
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Guess your age

Three old Grandmas were sitting on a bench outside the nursing home when an old Grandpa walked by.
One of the old Grandmas yelled out, 'Hey, we bet we can tell exactly how old you are!'
The old man...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2021, 07:29
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. Misty start to the day but...

Morning everyone.

Misty start to the day but hoping the sun will break through.

Yet another trip to the garage, this time with the Pink one. Needs new front shocks and a bottom pulley plus a...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 16th November 2021, 07:23
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Cash or PayPal will be fine.

Cash or PayPal will be fine.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 20:42
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool When I turn on the ignition I can hear the pump...

When I turn on the ignition I can hear the pump priming. Only lasts for a couple of seconds.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 19:25
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool No, stayed exactly where it should have been.

No, stayed exactly where it should have been.
Forum: Was it you? 15th November 2021, 18:43
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Rover 75

MK1 Dark Blue Rover 75 on the A374 heading towards Torpoint. ****RML. Was about 12.45.

I was heading the opposite way in a Yellow ZT.

Anyone?
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 15th November 2021, 13:48
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool I'll try again and add the photo.

I'll try again and add the photo.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 13:13
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool No more steam

Many thanks Simon.

Changed the cap, took her for a good run. Never once went over 88 degrees and even dropped to 79 on a downhill section.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th November 2021, 11:12
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Congratulations on the pass

Congratulations on the pass
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 15th November 2021, 10:52
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Xmas Dinner on Saturday 18th December 2021

We was thinking about putting a Christmas Dinner event together on Saturday 18th December at Louis Tea Rooms Kitt Hill Callington Cornwall. Just looking to see if there is any interest out there.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 10:22
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Lots of steam

Just when you think that my troubles with are Banana are over, then she throws up a new problem.

Back in February I had a new radiator fitted, and I put on a new radiator cap, bought from DMGRS.
...
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 07:18
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone from sunny Saltash. Lovely...

Morning everyone from sunny Saltash.

Lovely sunrise this morning.

Starting to send the new calendars out this morning.
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 07:16
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Chris and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Chris and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 07:15
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Mick and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Mick and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 07:14
Replies: 42
Views: 906
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Andy and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Andy and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 14th November 2021, 19:10
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Glad you and Linda enjoyed the day. And your...

Glad you and Linda enjoyed the day. And your appetite has not diminished much over the last 2 years.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 14th November 2021, 16:11
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Many thanks to everyone one that managed to...

Many thanks to everyone one that managed to attend today. We had to change the breakfast venue as Kernow Mill was not open when we arrived. SonicZS led us back to Louis tea rooms for breakfast.
...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 07:54
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Good morning everyone on Remembrance Sunday. ...

Good morning everyone on Remembrance Sunday.

We have a sunrise this morning.

Off to the breakfast meet this morning then convoying down to Par market to meet up with a couple of forum members.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 07:51
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool On my 1.8t we found that the fuel pump relays...

On my 1.8t we found that the fuel pump relays were loose in there connections thus causing the fuel pump to intermittently shut down. The fuse board can be unbolted to check the connections behind.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 14th November 2021, 07:46
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Matt has the flu. He didn’t think it would be...

Matt has the flu. He didn’t think it would be good idea to share it with us.
John & Nina also have the flu.
Mark & Tania have car problems with bottom pulley, and the exhaust has fell off.

I’ll...
Forum: Humour Corner 13th November 2021, 19:34
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The old one’s are best

A very wealthy lawyer retreated for several weeks each year to his summer home in the backwoods of Maine. Every summer, he would invite one friend or another to stay with him there for a week or two:...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 13th November 2021, 14:30
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Anyone else going to join us tomorrow?

Anyone else going to join us tomorrow?
Forum: Social Forum 13th November 2021, 07:51
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. Bright start to the day,...

Morning everyone.

Bright start to the day, but the dark clouds are looming.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 18:04
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Simon and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Simon and Many Happy Returns
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 18:03
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Cliff and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Cliff and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 12th November 2021, 08:11
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. Rained in the night but...

Morning everyone.

Rained in the night but brightening up now.

Beef casserole in the slow cooker for dinner tonight.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th November 2021, 08:07
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool And can you make sure that you send me your full...

And can you make sure that you send me your full address, including post code, to the address that you want the calendar/s to go to. It saves me time chasing people up for their full addresses.
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th November 2021, 10:48
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool No, as the problem first reared it's ugly head in...

No, as the problem first reared it's ugly head in October 2018.

The AA and 4 different garages could not find the root of the problem. But with verbal help from Dave Lincs, Marinabrian and Trikey....
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2021, 07:25
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. A grey start to the day. ...

Morning everyone.

A grey start to the day.

Off to get essential shopping, trip to the butchers.

Then down to remembrance square, here in Saltash, at 11.00 to pay my respects.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 10th November 2021, 20:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool OK Tania & Mark. Names added.

OK Tania & Mark. Names added.
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 07:34
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning all from us here in the land of the...

Morning all from us here in the land of the pasty.

We have rain this morning.

Defrosting the freezer this morning.
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 07:31
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Mike and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Mike and Many Happy Returns
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 07:30
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Micky and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Micky and Many Happy Returns
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th November 2021, 18:25
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Fingers crossed…………

…………………………….. as we may have got to the bottom of Banana’s electrical issues. Matt took the under glovebox fuse/relay board off and found that two of the 3 relays were loose within. Matt has...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 9th November 2021, 18:13
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool PM sent re meet.

PM sent re meet.
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2021, 09:01
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. We have a sunny start. ...

Morning everyone.

We have a sunny start.

Hopefully today we will get to the bottom of Banana’s electrical problems.
Forum: Social Forum 9th November 2021, 07:04
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Get Well soon Andy and Debs. Take it easy the...

Get Well soon Andy and Debs. Take it easy the pair of you.
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 08:04
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning everyone. A grey start to the day. ...

Morning everyone.

A grey start to the day.

That will the last time I take the Pink one on a long run, 308 miles round trip. I ache in unusual places.
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 08:00
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Happy Birthday Emiel and Many Happy Returns

Happy Birthday Emiel and Many Happy Returns
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th November 2021, 17:11
Replies: 36
Views: 2,893
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Today I took Strawberry on her first long round...

Today I took Strawberry on her first long round trip to the Simply Smart Car day out at Beaulieu. Met up with a fellow Smart Car owner at Exeter services and we convoyed to the show. By the time we...
Forum: Humour Corner 6th November 2021, 22:42
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool The crash

Two Irish hunters got a pilot to fly them to Canada to hunt moose. They managed to bag 6:

As they were loading the plane to return, the pilot said the plane could take only 4 moose.

The two...
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2021, 21:57
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Washed the fleet today, and got Strawberry ready...

Washed the fleet today, and got Strawberry ready for her big day tomorrow.
Going to the simply Smart day at Beaulieu. 300-400 cars expected.
Forum: Humour Corner 6th November 2021, 20:59
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Excuses

Jones came into the office an hour late for the third time in one week and found the boss waiting for him:

"What's the story this time, Jones?"He asked sarcastically. "Let's hear a good excuse for...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 6th November 2021, 14:16
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool OK Simone, be nice to see you again. Name on the...

OK Simone, be nice to see you again. Name on the list.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2021, 08:49
Replies: 12
Views: 734
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Don’t be a stranger. Pop in from time to time and...

Don’t be a stranger. Pop in from time to time and let us know how you are getting on. Getting a new set of wheels? Then let us know how it’s going.

Keep safe.
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2021, 07:30
Replies: 162,784
Views: 6,955,611
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Morning all. Overcast this morning. ...

Morning all.

Overcast this morning.

Collected the club calendars, well 25 of them, from Reebs yesterday at the Haynes museum.
Will get the balance after the NEC show. Also collected another...
Forum: Humour Corner 5th November 2021, 21:30
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Hygiene

A Man goes into a Bakers and asks for 2 Bread Rolls..??

The Shop Man picks them up with the Tongs and puts them in a Paper Bag,

He then asks for 2 Cakes the Shop Man picks them up with the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 5th November 2021, 20:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Ok Paul. Names added.

Ok Paul. Names added.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th November 2021, 18:19
Replies: 13,133
Views: 1,328,110
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Took the Bear on a 200 mile round trip, and I...

Took the Bear on a 200 mile round trip, and I still have petrol left. Not a lot but enough to get me to the garage tomorrow. And no tyre/road noise from the Continental Conti Sports I had fitted on...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 5th November 2021, 17:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,051
Posted By FLYING BANANA
Cool Ok, Ross, Anita and Chris. I have added you to...

Ok, Ross, Anita and Chris. I have added you to the list. Looking forward to meeting up again.
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