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Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th November 2021, 16:50
Replies: 110
Views: 5,611
Posted By sln8458
I'm really sorry to hear that Andy, so sad. ...

I'm really sorry to hear that Andy, so sad.


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 13:46
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By sln8458
Andy, That IS my problem, poor reception. ...

Andy,
That IS my problem, poor reception.
Well I think :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st November 2021, 12:09
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By sln8458
Question GSM Reception

A quick question for all who have installed a GSM unit in their car to remotely control the FBH.

How good is your reception?

Just txt Csq to the GSM and it will reply (if respond is turned on)...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th November 2021, 11:05
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Just pulling this to the top for a bit, and an...

Just pulling this to the top for a bit, and an update.
For anyone who use the ASDA sim in their GSM, it may not work anymore!!!


ASDA have switched from EE to Vodafone from September, so your...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 08:01
Replies: 320
Views: 95,418
Posted By sln8458
Hi Steve, Do you run that on std diesel or are...

Hi Steve,
Do you run that on std diesel or are you using red diesel or Veg oil/Bio Diesel?


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st November 2021, 10:09
Replies: 48
Views: 2,971
Posted By sln8458
Hi Andy, Really sad to see those pics,...

Hi Andy,


Really sad to see those pics, hope the insurance steps up for you.
Pass on my best to Debs, hope she gets well soon.
SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 09:08
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By sln8458
Yes I was at fault, for not having a 3rd key cut....

Yes I was at fault, for not having a 3rd key cut.
We are still married, it is my penance for... well many reasons :shrug: ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th October 2021, 08:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,402
Posted By sln8458
Many years ago we had an Astra, loved the car. ...

Many years ago we had an Astra, loved the car.
One Christmas we had been away for a few days and came back to visit my wife's sister. As we got back into Norwich wife asked to pass by the house as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 05:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By sln8458
Yes Simon, it may be nothing more than a simple...

Yes Simon, it may be nothing more than a simple voltmeter and I could get the same info from the instrument pack.

BUT

How do I check the batteries in the other family cars?
The family bus,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2021, 10:00
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By sln8458
Here's the manual ...

Here's the manual
https://planete.gys.fr/pdf/manual/uk/024168.pdf


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 14:24
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By sln8458
Mine arrived today, thanks for the heads up :}

Mine arrived today, thanks for the heads up :}
Forum: Items Wanted 15th August 2021, 11:48
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By sln8458
All fixed, thanks Ron for the tip. The holes...

All fixed, thanks Ron for the tip.

The holes need to be toward the edge of the tabs on the surround so the screws miss the back of the 'cup' other than that an easy fix really.
Oh and to get the...
Forum: Items Wanted 14th August 2021, 15:42
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By sln8458
Cheers Ron looks like a job for tomorrow!!!

Cheers Ron
looks like a job for tomorrow!!!
Forum: Items Wanted 14th August 2021, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By sln8458
Cheers Ron, Is that 4 self tappers you...

Cheers Ron,


Is that 4 self tappers you have used?
Forum: Items Wanted 14th August 2021, 14:42
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By sln8458
Cool interior door handle surround**** NO LONGER WANTED

Wife closed the front passengers door today on the way out, first time out in ages!
Anyway the door handle surround fell off. Looks like it was glued on by the last owner. All of the tabs are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 16:06
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
You win today's prize, yes I am the fool !! :duh:...

You win today's prize, yes I am the fool !! :duh: :eek: :getmecoat:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 11:36
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
OR The check was free & as dad paid/got a...

OR
The check was free & as dad paid/got a separate receipt for the cost of the tracking (£30) then she is totally in the dark & that nice place that did the tyres sorted the tracking for free!!...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2021, 06:46
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Whilst it really makes no difference, the MOT at...

Whilst it really makes no difference, the MOT at the F1autocenter here in Norwich said he would have passed the tyres with an advisory.
Anyway the new tyres are on and re-test booked for 10:30...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th August 2021, 06:21
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Thanks I have downloaded a copy and printed...

Thanks
I have downloaded a copy and printed that very section out, currently kept in the car for the trip for the tyres.

That was why I went back to Halfords to speak in person with the examiner,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th August 2021, 15:55
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Yes that is a good suggestion, but I'm not sure...

Yes that is a good suggestion, but I'm not sure if my daughter will listen!?:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 18:37
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
I decided that I will drive the car, to get the...

I decided that I will drive the car, to get the tyres, based on:
1/ I do not believe the tyres are dangerous, but def advisory's.
2/ Based on 1 above, if plod do stop me going to get the tyres,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th August 2021, 13:18
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
The refusal states 'do not drive until repaired...

The refusal states 'do not drive until repaired (dangerous defect)'
How would I get on if stopped by plod driving a car that an MOT tester has declared DANGEROUS?


My understanding is upto...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 13:11
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
I have no issues with anything you say:} The...

I have no issues with anything you say:}
The tyres are on order, all 4.
The brakes will be sorted once the tyres are on as I can't drive the car with the 'dangerous, do NOT drive' flag.


It's...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 12:18
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Just back from the mot station. The youth...

Just back from the mot station.


The youth on reception duties stated "the MOT is NEVER wrong"
I pointed out that on their invoice/vehicle check report they state the tyre tread to be 2mm. So...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 08:53
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Cheers Mark, Advisory, was my 'laymans' belief...

Cheers Mark,
Advisory, was my 'laymans' belief of the state of the tyres.
However as they have been classified as (dangerous defect) we can't drive the car to the repair location (tyres) I have to...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th August 2021, 08:34
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Phil Here's one of the front...

Thanks Phil


Here's one of the front tyres, the other is slightly better if pushed:

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 15:11
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
No issues with sorting the work, just confused by...

No issues with sorting the work, just confused by the MOT failure on the tyres!
The're not bald, no bald spots, no bulges, just worn on the outside edge. Wear makers show more than 1.6mm.???
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 14:39
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
£400 was for 4 tyres (the rear 2 are showing...

£400 was for 4 tyres (the rear 2 are showing signs of cracking, down as advisory), £300 was for a new caliper as it was sticking.


Best tyres I have found are Avon ZT7's at £50 corner fitted
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 14:38
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
There are no cuts, bulges or bald patches, save...

There are no cuts, bulges or bald patches, save the outer edge worn.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th August 2021, 13:25
Replies: 35
Views: 2,042
Posted By sln8458
NOT ROVER, mot failure thoughts pls

This relates to my daughters Ford KA (2)
can I just add that I am NOT allowed near the car normally!!!!

It failed it's mot this morning on tyres, Specifically:

"tyre tread pattern not visible...
Forum: V8 Forum 19th July 2021, 13:00
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Andy, I have access to both styles. ...

Thanks Andy,
I have access to both styles.


I'm looking at the costs of printers & possibly scanners atm.


SteveN
Forum: V8 Forum 17th July 2021, 13:54
Replies: 25
Views: 3,141
Posted By sln8458
Does anyone have a trim they could/(are prepared)...

Does anyone have a trim they could/(are prepared) loan me?


My day job involves 3D CAD, so I may be able to create a 3D model of a trim for 3D printing. Then assuming they are mirror images flip...
Forum: Technology Forum 16th July 2021, 10:54
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By sln8458
something like this: ...

something like this:


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184942949953?hash=item2b0f757641:g:YYYAAOSwHlhfUP~k


or this from Snooper:...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th April 2021, 16:10
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By sln8458
Does it have to be removed to put the arm rest...

Does it have to be removed to put the arm rest back in?
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd April 2021, 08:41
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By sln8458
Take a look here ->...

Take a look here -> https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=241708 <-


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 10:26
Replies: 34
Views: 2,374
Posted By sln8458
True. My sons corsa had the same problem only a...

True.
My sons corsa had the same problem only a month back, spring completely fubared.

Heath and Robinson came round and installed a wooden block under the remains of the spring to get it to the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 08:51
Replies: 34
Views: 2,374
Posted By sln8458
Hi Simon, Spring protectors were not fitted...

Hi Simon,
Spring protectors were not fitted prior to the failure, but were fitted at the same time that BOTH front springs were replaced. Though I don't know which make of spring was fitted. (this...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 07:31
Replies: 34
Views: 2,374
Posted By sln8458
Sorry to disagree Simon. When the front offside...

Sorry to disagree Simon.
When the front offside went on my 75 some years back it happened as I was exiting a roundabout onto dual carriageway (right foot down!!). I was probably only doing about...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th March 2021, 10:00
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
Sorted

Thanks disco

Sorted:}

The little bottle of machine oil was empty & I don't have anything in the garage similar so I squirted WD40 in the 'oil' holes & air inlet.
I also removed the little...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 17:56
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
Is it faulty hence on Ebay? Quite possibly,...

Is it faulty hence on Ebay?

Quite possibly, if I can't sort it over the weekend it's going back for a refund.


Air supply, I have a one of these...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:34
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
Not this one :mad:, came from the bay & the...

Not this one :mad:, came from the bay & the seller has said he doesn't have the receipt anymore. I may have to send it back to him if I can't sort it.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:28
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
I did consider that, but I'm worried I will do...

I did consider that, but I'm worried I will do some damage!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:17
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
one of these ...

one of these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-and-Unused-Pneumatic-Impact-Wrench/265077350497
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th March 2021, 16:04
Replies: 15
Views: 818
Posted By sln8458
Parkside Pneumatic Wrench

Hi All


Does anyone have any experience with one of these?
Just picked one up from the bay, basically new, never been used. I don't plan any heavy wrenching, so it will only get light use,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th February 2021, 16:57
Replies: 43
Views: 2,826
Posted By sln8458
I have been following this tread and have a...

I have been following this tread and have a question/observation.


If I have understood Rick correctly, without his input there would be NO screens, period, end of.......
If that is the case,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th February 2021, 12:02
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By sln8458
I replaced the broken plastic studs, here: ...

I replaced the broken plastic studs,

here:
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=306028
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th January 2021, 13:35
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By sln8458
If you have a model from Autocad you could send I...

If you have a model from Autocad you could send I am happy to test that statement :)


Steve
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th January 2021, 12:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,489
Posted By sln8458
My day job requires just a little 3d work: ...

My day job requires just a little 3d work:


https://serving.photos.photobox.com/530260258b734d9c1a3bffba0be3a283965d7abda6482b590991cb462c4e24a9e1a5302e.jpg

And I have never found a client...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2020, 17:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,586
Posted By sln8458
Hi Debs I too didn't know you were ill. ...

Hi Debs


I too didn't know you were ill.


Get well soon.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2020, 15:32
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By sln8458
Quiet night. And so far the same today:) ...

Quiet night.
And so far the same today:)


S.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 17:10
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By sln8458
They came today to repair the leak, according to...

They came today to repair the leak, according to my neighbor.
If the come back I'll ask.


No further issues the rest of the day (so far!!)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 11:11
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Steve No, not raining at the time. I...

Thanks Steve

No, not raining at the time. I will check the switch.


There was a waterboard van next door at the time of both activations.

They had a leak at the meter last week, lake in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2020, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By sln8458
Alarm issues

This morning my alarm has gone off twice!
All windows/doors/bonnet/boot are closed.


no heavy lorries have gone past, quiet residential area.


Any thoughts? :shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st October 2020, 14:41
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By sln8458
Tried that, get a message that the sim has...

Tried that, get a message that the sim has already been registered, not by me it hasn't.
Tried the forgotten password, say it will text me with a reset password...but the sim does not work!!!!!!

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th October 2020, 16:00
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By sln8458
Angry I ordered one of these for my FBH. Put it in...

I ordered one of these for my FBH.
Put it in last weekend, not responding to texts & I get a auto message if I call the number saying it can't take the call at the mo please try later!!!!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th October 2020, 13:44
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By sln8458
I had the very same with the battery on my 75....

I had the very same with the battery on my 75. (Ctek 7.0)
Green led, on float, battery was not strong enough to start the car.
Replaced the battery and all is fine.


The battery I removed still...
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2020, 15:19
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By sln8458
Wife got one yesterday evening. Same time and...

Wife got one yesterday evening.
Same time and reference number as everyone else.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th October 2020, 14:51
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By sln8458
Is the lower front windscreen rubber available? ...

Is the lower front windscreen rubber available?
mine has shrunk back, so looking to scarf join 2 together.

Oh and Battery box lid?


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 11:52
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By sln8458
I ordered the Varta E44 about 3 hours ago :D ...

I ordered the Varta E44 about 3 hours ago :D

Car will be left until the new battery is fitted.


I have used Tayna a few times now, very good customer service.
I replaced the battery on the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2020, 08:18
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys, Didn't know about the...

Thanks Guys,


Didn't know about the flashing lights!!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th September 2020, 16:49
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By sln8458
Unhappy battery has died

As I have been working from home for the past 5+ years I have not used my car so much. I invested in a CTEK MSX7.0 to keep the battery in good shape. Or so I thought.

On Tuesday last week I went...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2020, 08:38
Replies: 55
Views: 3,728
Posted By sln8458
Hi Mike I appreciate the difference in the...

Hi Mike

I appreciate the difference in the Powerflex bushes, it is their difference that I was relying on.
I assume Steve's' photos were with the car on the ground and the arm sitting in the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2020, 14:27
Replies: 55
Views: 3,728
Posted By sln8458
I have a pair of the MEYLE in the garage to be...

I have a pair of the MEYLE in the garage to be fitted.


Looking at the last pic in Steve's post (the yellow/red bushes). The hex appears to be almost inline horizontally. This appears to show...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th August 2020, 09:17
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By sln8458
Hi David, If the problem with yours is...

Hi David,


If the problem with yours is the outer studs have broken off? then they can be repaired.


Have a read here:-
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=306028
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2020, 13:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By sln8458
Sorry, but I had forgotten how the DRL controller...

Sorry, but I had forgotten how the DRL controller and light under the fog obscured the new housing. Along with the foam, held in with silicone, made it a bit more 'cluttered' around the bit you were...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2020, 10:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By sln8458
Here are a few pics. pic 1 ...

Here are a few pics.



pic 1
https://serving.photos.photobox.com/21973756092c5a639e01ce18db87f54818b1b5b32a591788ec0e49951d0e9d6005fae74f.jpg


pic 2...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 17:52
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By sln8458
I had an 'incident' in 2012 with a Dear, ran off...

I had an 'incident' in 2012 with a Dear, ran off with the NS indicator stuck up his/her ar5e. Destroyed the fog light mount completely:eek:.

I ended up fabricating a new fog light housing/mount...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 13:04
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By sln8458
is yours as mk2? facelift S

is yours as mk2? facelift


S
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2020, 10:00
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By sln8458
I bought the Seally kit from the bay about £7.50 ...

I bought the Seally kit from the bay about £7.50
Then bought a selection of wet-n-dry discs when we did my sons car.


still worked out cheaper than Rimmers


SteveN
Forum: Swap-a-rama 3rd July 2020, 14:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,950
Posted By sln8458
Swap Oak for Walnut Auto Gearknob

Testing the water really.

I bought a wood auto gearknob for my 75, described as Walnut.
Well it isn't:mad: it's Oak, and darker than my Walnut interior.

So I'm looking for a straight swap...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th June 2020, 09:46
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By sln8458
Repair boot plinth fixings

As I have time on my hands I thought I would put together a few pics of how I repaired the two outer fixings on my boot plinth.


This is what I was faced with, which I suspect many have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th June 2020, 08:14
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By sln8458
Here ->...

Here -> https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=296416 <-


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 16:41
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By sln8458
Exclamation One for the Electricians

OK, so I fitted a pair of Mercedes DRL's to my 75 a couple of years back.

These https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000368430641.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.60424c4dBpmK5E

A while back the near...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 10:27
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
Steve, that link does not work ? though I have...

Steve,
that link does not work ? though I have found the item 370491145997


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th June 2020, 07:51
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
Just to add a little more to this. I consider...

Just to add a little more to this.
I consider the internals of these mounts as a 'sealed' hydraulic system, 'loosely' similar to the braking system of the car.
Do you want air in the braking...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2020, 09:17
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
My garage is FULL of useful stuff, that's why the...

My garage is FULL of useful stuff, that's why the car is on the drive:eek:


There is the start of a 3rd row of holes, sorry but they are ALL metric in that plate, which was fortunate as the studs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 16:44
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
Made that plate some time in the 70's when I was...

Made that plate some time in the 70's when I was an apprentice.


That thumb, what you can't see is my hand shaking as I was pushing as had as I could. Although if I had tried that when that plate...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 15:25
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
Here is the one I threw away, only to get it out...

Here is the one I threw away, only to get it out of the bin, only for a few mins honest.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 13:54
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
Here's a question for anyone: If there is...

Here's a question for anyone:

If there is an air gap inside, what purpose does the liquid server?


.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2020, 12:11
Replies: 52
Views: 4,474
Posted By sln8458
I fitted a new mount just this week and there was...

I fitted a new mount just this week and there was no 'sloshing' from the new one.
The only way I could move the top stud out of line to the bottom stud was if I put it in a thread clamp in the vice....
Forum: Technology Forum 25th June 2020, 10:18
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By sln8458
me too!:shrug:

me too!:shrug:
Forum: Technology Forum 25th June 2020, 08:40
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By sln8458
I'm trying to create a custom dialogue box in the...

I'm trying to create a custom dialogue box in the cad program I use (Intellicad).


Within the dialogue will be a series of selection boxes to display a selection of standard blocks.


This is...
Forum: Technology Forum 24th June 2020, 12:28
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By sln8458
Anyone know 'lisp' language?

As the title.


Anyone know Lisp? more accurately AutoLisp.


I'm a complete novice and finding the forums TOO over my head!


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 12:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
That one is beyond me, on the drive, so will be...

That one is beyond me, on the drive, so will be going to our local 'Edd China'
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 10:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
Now you remind me...............

Now you remind me...............
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th June 2020, 09:32
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
Well I found the problem:} ...

Well I found the problem:}

https://serving.photos.photobox.com/45400523015f02184ed3a0545e262fac85ef5c11e5035220be249aec3fcb3fe28b5c06f8.jpg


The broken sections has been cut out, with the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2020, 07:41
Replies: 17
Views: 1,420
Posted By sln8458
This is REALLY going to tempt fate, however. ...

This is REALLY going to tempt fate, however.


I did this mod in 2012/2013, sometime over the Christmas holidays,
Still with that very same stat, temp still good.


Sorry, can't find which one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2020, 08:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
That is the plan, but first I have to find the...

That is the plan, but first I have to find the break:getmecoat:


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2020, 09:55
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Simon, You are a bit ahead of me...

Thanks Simon,


You are a bit ahead of me here:
:D:D
SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2020, 08:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys, Maybe I didn't explain...

Thanks Guys,


Maybe I didn't explain clearly :shrug:
The shorting plug fitted by Trikey is in the engine bay.
The fault appears to be the wiring between the 2 sensors and the plug in the engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th June 2020, 17:48
Replies: 19
Views: 1,421
Posted By sln8458
brake pad warning light wiring diagram

Hi All,


The brake pad warning light has been on for a while. Trikey has fitted a plug shorting the two wires together and put the light out, but I want to trace the broken wire and repair the...
Forum: Technology Forum 19th May 2020, 11:34
Replies: 1
Views: 688
Posted By sln8458
"Display driver failed to start" help anyone?

OK,

So I have an Acer Predator desktop PC.

PREDATOR G3-605 - PC - INTEL CORE i5-4590, 16GB, 1TB + 60GB SSD, NVIDIA GTX960 2GB DEDICATED GRAPHICS DVDRW WIN 8.1(500w PSU)

Upgrades:
60GB SSD...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2019, 08:54
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By sln8458
Just a quick update while I have internet! ...

Just a quick update while I have internet!


Connected the orange/grey wire at the engine bay fuse box yesterday and all my gremlins have gone.
I assume that the error messages I was getting was...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 10:37
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By sln8458
Hi Ian, It's the full factory harness, so...

Hi Ian,


It's the full factory harness, so it will be a BMW unit. I'll get the part no. for you.

This is the harmess and instructions I have been following...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2019, 09:13
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By sln8458
tow bar and reversing sensors

Morning All,


I have been installing a OEM tow bar harness into my 75. Over the past couple of weekends I have finally finished the connections behind the glove box, tow bar connectors are NOT...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 15:32
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Steve, again :D I looked at those when I...

Thanks Steve, again :D
I looked at those when I was under changing the bottom mount. They looked fine, but so did the bottom mount until I put a large lever in, then the split was easy to see.

...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th November 2019, 10:05
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By sln8458
Diesel bottom engine mount & knocking sound

Background:

I have had a knocking sound for a little while, happens generally when I go over speed bumps & if/when I lift off the gas in low gears.

The mechanic I use was unable to trace it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 08:19
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
This is the underside of the base of the button. ...

This is the underside of the base of the button.

Mid way along each side (45 chamfer) there is a hole which aligns with the tabs on the button head.

...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 08:12
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
No I don't think so TC. Had I known that...

No I don't think so TC.


Had I known that the button was held on by the 4 tabs, and that there are holes in the base that align with the tabs i feel confident I could have removed the button...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2019, 07:51
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
Well, I got the hacksaw out yesterday evening and...

Well, I got the hacksaw out yesterday evening and here is what I found:


This is the underside of the button. there 'was' 4 tabs, but one was cut off by the hacksaw:shrug:
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 09:15
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
Cheers TC, I'll post a pic when I get...

Cheers TC,


I'll post a pic when I get inside it.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2019, 08:04
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
Hi TC, The button on the right in your...

Hi TC,


The button on the right in your first picture, I just need the hollow dome.


SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2019, 17:16
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By sln8458
Dismantle Push Button Switches

Has anyone dismantled one of the centre console push buttons?


I have a Traction pushbutton that I want to take the oval top off to replace the round one on French Mikes FBH contol box.


I...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd July 2019, 15:45
Replies: 73
Views: 19,817
Posted By sln8458
The seats in my contemporary need a bit of TLC...

The seats in my contemporary need a bit of TLC with the drivers bolster starting to show signs of wear.


The trim code is LRP, can anyone tell me whet the colours are so I can order the necessary...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2019, 10:08
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for the reply guys. I plan to run the...

Thanks for the reply guys.
I plan to run the link wire to the LSM this morning:eek::D

With your help and this thread -> https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=203800 <- I can...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2019, 13:20
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By sln8458
Towbar wiring 'Link Kit' fitting.

So I'm finally getting round to fitting my towbar.
I installed the main harness (rover genuine) some time back, but never managed to get time to fit the actual towbar and the electrical connections...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th July 2019, 07:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Hi Mike, No there is no apparent better...

Hi Mike,


No there is no apparent better sim, just personal preference.


There should be no need to remove the sim every 180 days, or whatever your chosen sim providers time period is. The...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2019, 10:10
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Something like this Andy? ...

Something like this Andy?
https://serving.photos.photobox.com/770900379bb827216236ab73c5e341ba3b6ad498de7f7e78bf8d26a6010a38cd4cb002bf.jpg




SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 15:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Andy, Is that where the drivers side cup holder...

Andy,
Is that where the drivers side cup holder should be?


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 14:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
It's going behind the glovebox, near the fuses,...

It's going behind the glovebox, near the fuses, beside the box for the Dashcam/usb/teperature display power supply.


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 13:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
This is why I ask. SteveN

This is why I ask.


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 13:22
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Here you go Mike, from the EE web site: ...

Here you go Mike, from the EE web site:


"6.3You must make a Connection Action at least once every 180 days. If You do not, Your SIM Card will be disconnected from the Network and You will not be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 13:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Mike, My understanding is it has to be a...

Mike,


My understanding is it has to be a 'chargeable' item, hence outgoing:shrug:


SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 13:06
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
Thanks Guys. Mine has come with an EE...

Thanks Guys.


Mine has come with an EE sim, but some have a minimum usage clause.
ie, no out going calls/txt within 180 days and the sim is de-activated.


@Mike, have you had any issues with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 5th July 2019, 12:01
Replies: 17
Views: 1,583
Posted By sln8458
What sim do you use in your GSM unit

Hi All,


I'm fitting a GSM to by FBH, just wondering which sim people are using?




SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 07:49
Replies: 104
Views: 29,728
Posted By sln8458
Hi Rich, I'm in the process of doing...

Hi Rich,


I'm in the process of doing this, but have a question,
You mention that you completely removed the chrome trim, how did you get to the clips down the sides of the screen without...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 07:03
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By sln8458
:eek::eek::D ;)

:eek::eek::D ;)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th June 2019, 07:02
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By sln8458
I noticed these on one of my daily walks, fitted...

I noticed these on one of my daily walks, fitted on a Merc', sorry not sure which one as I've forgotten.

Purchased from Fleabay -> https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291612701556 ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th June 2019, 08:43
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By sln8458
Up-graded my DRLs

The original set of DRL's I fitted a few years back had stopped working & due to health issues I just could not be ar5ed to sort them out, sad but that's the truth.


Anyway, with the health...
Forum: Events and Meets 25th January 2019, 15:14
Replies: 1,145
Views: 116,757
Posted By sln8458
Guys Whilst I can't make this trip I have...

Guys


Whilst I can't make this trip I have been following.
For breakdown cover I have all our family cars covered with StartRescue, they have been very good when called upon and not too...
Forum: The Pony Express 13th December 2018, 17:58
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By sln8458
Anyone near Bath?

As the title says, anyone near bath?
I'm looking at a set of alloy wheels & tyres (18") for my son's Insignia on gumtree. The seller has advertised as collection, is anyone able to help by...
Forum: Social Forum 24th October 2018, 06:41
Replies: 65
Views: 4,430
Posted By sln8458
The best place for advice on this situation would...

The best place for advice on this situation would be pepipoo.com
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2018, 19:38
Replies: 34
Views: 3,427
Posted By sln8458
Me too, see what arrives. It gets a good review...

Me too, see what arrives.
It gets a good review on amazon.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2018, 06:02
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By sln8458
The one I bought 'allegedly' came from a 5...

The one I bought 'allegedly' came from a 5 series, and yes my dash is walnut as I swapped from the plastic to the real wood version.

I have removed the switch and rod already.

Looks like I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2018, 17:36
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By sln8458
My new gear stick/knob arrived today and is much...

My new gear stick/knob arrived today and is much darker that in the pictures on ebay:mad:
Has anyone sanded back and re-finished a BMW unit?

Or will I be the Ginny-pig:eek:

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2018, 12:04
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for the info guys, I will follow the...

Thanks for the info guys,

I will follow the suggestion in the link above, ie wood lever option mainly due to the health issue I had recently.:}

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2018, 09:54
Replies: 6
Views: 963
Posted By sln8458
Auto gear stick swap

I've just bought a Walnut Auto gear stick/knob.

This post shows how to remove the gear stick & change over the knob.
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=177

Questions:
Has...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 20th September 2018, 08:42
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By sln8458
now GONE...............

now GONE...............
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th September 2018, 15:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By sln8458
sent you a txt m8:} SteveN

sent you a txt m8:}

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 17th September 2018, 06:03
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By sln8458
The're yours Andy. Let me know when you want...

The're yours Andy.

Let me know when you want to collect.

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 16th September 2018, 16:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,396
Posted By sln8458
R200/25 headlight protectors

Just found these in the garage, tad dusty.
Pt No. XBV100780 11/99

complete with 4 clips each side.

Free for collection, otherwise p&p costs only.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2018, 12:26
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By sln8458
Thanks, but all the links come up as a white...

Thanks, but all the links come up as a white screen!!:shrug:

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2018, 08:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By sln8458
Good Point, I already have a new cable on order...

Good Point, I already have a new cable on order with an inline fuse (10A I think) and the traffic light indicator.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2018, 13:24
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By sln8458
Thanks David, I have the 8mm ring terminals so...

Thanks David, I have the 8mm ring terminals so hopefully no need to drill them out.

SteveN
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2018, 10:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,308
Posted By sln8458
question for ctek owners

Has anyone fitted the 'comfort' cable and if so where did you connect to please.

I have just purchased a CTEK MXS 7.0 with the intention of fitting the comfort cable but just realised that the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 19:42
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sln8458
Yes & no, in that order :D Steve

Yes & no, in that order :D
Steve
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 16:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sln8458
Sharp eyes Kelvo is right:} Inside the foam,...

Sharp eyes Kelvo is right:}

Inside the foam, just to the left of the blue connector is a green connector!!!

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 15:10
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sln8458
No, I don't think that is the one, it should be...

No, I don't think that is the one, it should be green!

http://www.basterfield.com/cars/Rover75/R75cruisewiring.jpg
copied from here https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=213385...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th September 2018, 12:57
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sln8458
Hi, Mine was the plastic walnut until I...

Hi,
Mine was the plastic walnut until I changed it to real walnut, very much like stewarts, except I now have a walnut and black leather steering wheel :)....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th September 2018, 09:47
Replies: 30
Views: 2,524
Posted By sln8458
I too have fitted this in my Mk2 Contemporary SE...

I too have fitted this in my Mk2 Contemporary SE diesel.
As others have said, everything is there.

SteveN
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 30th August 2018, 12:25
Replies: 12
Views: 2,674
Posted By sln8458
I have these (17") on my 75, great last winter in...

I have these (17") on my 75, great last winter in the snow :} Only problem was everybody else.

you could always try gumtree, we shift all our unwanted stuff that way. Always plenty of people after...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2018, 10:06
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By sln8458
Just wondering, What are peoples thoughts on...

Just wondering,

What are peoples thoughts on fitting one of these GSM units inside the front wing behind the wheel arch liner??
I currently have a French Mike unit but the phone has died and I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 17:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By sln8458
That was my thoughts too, twas a sunny day so no...

That was my thoughts too, twas a sunny day so no lights or demister! :D

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By sln8458
Thanks for your comments. I can get my son...

Thanks for your comments.

I can get my son to read the meter while I crank later tonight. will post the cranking voltage later.
I'll pull the battery later tonight and leave it on charge for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2018, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By sln8458
Battery problems

Hi All,
My car has stood idle for a while due to health problems.
I was cleared to drive a couple of weeks back, so I checked the car early last week (Tuesday) & it would not start, tried but...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th March 2018, 09:50
Replies: 320
Views: 95,418
Posted By sln8458
These heaters are used on narrow boats for...

These heaters are used on narrow boats for heating and hot water!
I considered using one to heat the garden room (shed :D )

Steven
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2018, 11:25
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By sln8458
Thumbs up Just to close this thread out for those reading...

Just to close this thread out for those reading later.

The new control valve + gaskets and O ring have been fitted and after a mix of short journeys and a run on our new section of dual...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th March 2018, 09:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By sln8458
I had an unfortunate meeting with a deer 2012...

I had an unfortunate meeting with a deer 2012 which resulted in my front bumper requiring repair. I had to manufacture a new mount for the near side fog light + a few cracks!!

I used this ->...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2018, 17:29
Replies: 17
Views: 1,609
Posted By sln8458
this is where they should be: ...

this is where they should be:

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/95849b0edac69762.jpg

SteveN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2018, 18:43
Replies: 21
Views: 2,147
Posted By sln8458
Hi Arctic, I managed to get a genuine Bosch...

Hi Arctic,

I managed to get a genuine Bosch unit today complete with gasket set and the larger O-ring, just under £110 :). Bosch don't supply any of that even tho it's poor practice to re-use the...
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