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Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 15:48
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By vitesse
Are you ok yourself Simon, very unlike you to...

Are you ok yourself Simon, very unlike you to give a non-specific answer to something you always deem as important, actual running temperature? And perhaps, yes, I get a little fed-up reading songs...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 21:52
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By vitesse
Ctek state on their website that their products...

Ctek state on their website that their products are ďare independently validated and verifiedĒ - do you think Xpart can state the same?

And does this marvel of Chinese engineering contain the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 11:13
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By vitesse
Just to reiterate. Yes, thank you heard it first...

Just to reiterate. Yes, thank you heard it first time.

And you found no problems fitting the Xpart arms, or did you have to trim the isolator to get it to fit properly? I would rather use a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 10:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By vitesse
FS 106127 screw is probably the only part that is...

FS 106127 screw is probably the only part that is “genuine/OEM” - Ian is not the only one who is sceptical about Xpart and their quality control department. I honestly have more faith in DMGRS’...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 17:49
Replies: 34
Views: 1,748
Posted By vitesse
82 degs, no thanks, my V6 runs at 95 with the...

82 degs, no thanks, my V6 runs at 95 with the original type 88 deg thermostat.

Rather than buy a new thermostat, which are all 82 deg ones anyway, explore Stocktake's suggestion of adding an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 13:00
Replies: 35
Views: 1,356
Posted By vitesse
I recently bought some MG front badges directly...

I recently bought some MG front badges directly from their eBay shop.

On to the question of genuine, are Xpart non-centralised upper arms genuine? DMGRS' upper arms are not described as genuine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 11:47
Replies: 43
Views: 2,445
Posted By vitesse
Interesting discoveries. Shame we can't really...

Interesting discoveries. Shame we can't really see the thermostat housing.

I also found that some bolts were tighter than others when removing the inlet manifolds last week (not my work), but I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st November 2021, 11:32
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By vitesse
This might help: ...

This might help: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=89375 or Stocktake might happen by and explain things.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 19:50
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By vitesse
Have a look at the image and tell me what you...

Have a look at the image and tell me what you think? It's from a Norwegian V6 that was diagnosed as head gasket failure.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/imagehosting/16076619950e9a5b0a.jpg...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 18:12
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By vitesse
I wouldn't discount the inlet manifold gaskets...

I wouldn't discount the inlet manifold gaskets leaking coolant into the engine. I know of two cases, there are perhaps more.

Just finishing off a thermostat change at the moment and not the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 13:57
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By vitesse
Isn't Jamie closer in Cheslyn hay? Regards

Isn't Jamie closer in Cheslyn hay?

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 11:10
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By vitesse
Try this guy: ...

Try this guy: https://www.technozen-electronics.co.uk even MarinaBrian would recommend him for your kind of need.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 09:53
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By vitesse
Oh believe me Simon I have seen, and read your...

Oh believe me Simon I have seen, and read your earlier posts: my point was although the two removed thermostats had been fitted in exactly the same way, one had completely flattened O rings but the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 18:08
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the confirmation, just don't know why...

Thanks for the confirmation, just don't know why some flatten others don't.

Mat reckons his are superior, time will tell:...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th November 2021, 16:30
Replies: 18
Views: 846
Posted By vitesse
Pancake O rings and resurrected ones

With absolutely no wish to start WW3 - my recent observations on a coolant leak.

Lots of coolant in the V of the engine, but having worked my way down there I no longer believe the thermostat...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 18:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By vitesse
DMGRS have got them: ...

DMGRS have got them: https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/products/rover-75-mg-zt-coolant-cap-o-rings-viton-to-fix-esr1480?_pos=7&_sid=d5d1d32b1&_ss=r

Keep well
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 12:34
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By vitesse
I've always used this image:...

I've always used this image: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=101716&page=2. (thanks to poster) as a point of reference. If the ribs line up all is well (with a reservation for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2021, 16:52
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By vitesse
Never had any problems with either the IKE or LCM...

Never had any problems with either the IKE or LCM due to the mismatch, and a BCU from a Tourer although I later changed some setting when Toaf came out. A while later I even fitted a matching LSM +...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2021, 15:49
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By vitesse
I would say the keyfob is unrelated as although...

I would say the keyfob is unrelated as although the transponder chip lives there, it's usually secure in its location, and the starter operates.

Even though you can smell petrol there's no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2021, 15:36
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By vitesse
Yorkshire GOC's advice is probably the best...

Yorkshire GOC's advice is probably the best alternative, as I don't believe it's possible to re-write the main ECU even with Toaf, but from your description there's one vital component missing - the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th November 2021, 10:35
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By vitesse
[QUOTE Plugged in OBD but doesn't read the car....

[QUOTE Plugged in OBD but doesn't read the car. Shame[/QUOTE]

Use the search menu with the keyword Toaf. Toaf is a very easy to use freeware software (donate if you wish) works with any Windows...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2021, 15:40
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By vitesse
This any help: ...

This any help: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=284138 (thanks to T-cut)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2021, 21:56
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By vitesse
SD1too's last sentence is good advice. My...

SD1too's last sentence is good advice.

My daughter's V6 suffered from a slipped belt, and because of the loss of compression the starter turned the engine over at about twice the normal speed. If...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th November 2021, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By vitesse
No need to remove existing one, see answer from...

No need to remove existing one, see answer from DMGRS here:
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=139333&page=3

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 19:26
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By vitesse
I have my own compressor and sand (just a...

I have my own compressor and sand (just a handheld pistol type) but if by chance you remember the name of this rust killer please let me know.

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 18:58
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By vitesse
Can't see the wheelarch repair, very nicely done....

Can't see the wheelarch repair, very nicely done.

As I'll have to do my sills myself (got the Thomas panels), very interested if you know how they treated the inside rust? Sandblasted, chemical? ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 15:57
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the input. I checked the wiring when...

Thanks for the input. I checked the wiring when I had the undertray off and unfortunately no signs of chaffing. At the moment I'm in the process of refitting the upper manifold having replaced the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 10:13
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By vitesse
Yours is a petrol and unlike the diesel ECU (or...

Yours is a petrol and unlike the diesel ECU (or EMU) sealed so less likely to suffer from water damage. The fan operating continuously could just be that you have ACC on and so the fan runs all the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 13:19
Replies: 41
Views: 2,343
Posted By vitesse
Sounds like you've found the EWS module - picture...

Sounds like you've found the EWS module - picture of it here:https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=304820

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 12:45
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By vitesse
Will do, managed to drop a spanner which is now...

Will do, managed to drop a spanner which is now on the undertray, so can do that at the same time.

I thought about the Lambdas but would have guessed that would show up on both banks, but cars and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Simon, I had no hesitation using the word...

Thanks Simon, I had no hesitation using the word "dreaded" as this fault is so non-specific and could be virtually anything. I plan to whip the upper manifold off to get at the rear spark plugs and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 10:31
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By vitesse
Dreaded check engine light

As per title, the warning light has come on and looking for ideas please. Fault code lists bank 2 (closest to bulkhead?) so trying to use logic - what would cause hesitant starting and lean on one...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd November 2021, 18:54
Replies: 34
Views: 1,748
Posted By vitesse
You're quite right about the new thermostats. ...

You're quite right about the new thermostats. Mat confirmed that he can't get hold of the original spec 88 deg ones, and only has the cooler ones now. I've got an order in with him at the moment...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 2nd November 2021, 13:42
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By vitesse
Said I'd post some real numbers so here they are....

Said I'd post some real numbers so here they are. Road dead flat, no hills worth mentioning.

124kph - according to the analogue speedometer
116kph digital
110kph ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 19:54
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By vitesse
Sorry but although Phil-T4 is a wizard with...

Sorry but although Phil-T4 is a wizard with electronics it was actually this guy we have to thank for the source: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=173990

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th October 2021, 18:43
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By vitesse
Not as accurate as the GPS but better than the...

Not as accurate as the GPS but better than the analogue, having a hard time putting a number to it but say the analogue is 10% over GPS, then perhaps 5%. I'll try and remember to check next time I'm...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th October 2021, 15:15
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By vitesse
Think it's the first one Dave, 36 I had it...

Think it's the first one Dave, 36 I had it written down.

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 16:26
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By vitesse
Post nr 2 from Stocktake -...

Post nr 2 from Stocktake - https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55324

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th October 2021, 10:12
Replies: 20
Views: 1,283
Posted By vitesse
Agree with bsafly - if the garage say the tank...

Agree with bsafly - if the garage say the tank has to come out then bye.

Any code reader? Lift the rear seat, on your driver's side is the fuel pump, try starting - any hum from the pump? No,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 08:19
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By vitesse
You're in luck - CB750Chris lives in the...

You're in luck - CB750Chris lives in the Portsmouth area, has a T4 diagnostic computer and knows how to use it.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=201841

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th October 2021, 09:43
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By vitesse
Unless the rust has worked its way that high I...

Unless the rust has worked its way that high I would suggest don't - remove the minimum of original sill to ensure a rust-free repair. Any good repair should be nigh-on invisible and the further...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 20:58
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By vitesse
Agree with Stevestrat, but it looks like you want...

Agree with Stevestrat, but it looks like you want confirmation. So activate the car's own OBD using T- Cut's guide https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55585 no reading in section...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 08:44
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By vitesse
You could try re-syncing the keys, or even a...

You could try re-syncing the keys, or even a Norwegian re-set (sorry, an expression coined by a Swede of course ) https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=305142

Sounds like you...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 25th October 2021, 09:27
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By vitesse
Yes, I know thanks Simon as I've done this job on...

Yes, I know thanks Simon as I've done this job on approximately five 75s, which is why, in answer to the OP's comment about the front bank, I was surprised at your right angle comment but we now...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 19:08
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By vitesse
Front breather pinhole at 90 degs? I'm not...

Front breather pinhole at 90 degs? I'm not willing to go out to the garage at this time of night, but are you sure?

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 18:21
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By vitesse
Yes, the smaller one always gets blocked, I doubt...

Yes, the smaller one always gets blocked, I doubt if you'll shift it with a needle, a 1.5mm drill would probably work better. But as the front cam cover is so easily removed (compared to the rear...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th October 2021, 17:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,564
Posted By vitesse
The hole is a broken mounting rubber just like...

The hole is a broken mounting rubber just like the other one, there should be two.

All V6s have this collection of sludge, I clean mine twice a year, clean out the gauze filters and make sure the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th October 2021, 11:09
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
As above, but just seen this on eBay -...

As above, but just seen this on eBay - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/294473483251?hash=item448ffcc3f3:g:BRYAAOSw8TNhbYFr

Motor does look unused and is a similar 2 wire motor, the presence of a gold...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 15:55
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By vitesse
Take it off again and you should find a small pin...

Take it off again and you should find a small pin which is probably stuck closed, lubricate and use pliers to gradually ease it out.

Good luck

ps. Problem with photos is usually the size, keep...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd October 2021, 15:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,954
Posted By vitesse
Expensive as should be available from any VW...

Expensive as should be available from any VW dealer cheaper: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=2766501

I used ebay photos when I replaced mine, that and a bit of logic.

Good...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2021, 10:50
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By vitesse
I'm going to hazard a guess that it's just...

I'm going to hazard a guess that it's just coincidence and something other than the immobiliser is playing-up, battery, or solenoid contacts/spade terminal perhaps.

The immobiliser as its name...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 13:52
Replies: 33
Views: 2,015
Posted By vitesse
Not just Russia, used the same method myself when...

Not just Russia, used the same method myself when my Saab V4 didn't want to start one cold morning in the Swedish mountains, had the battery inside but it hardly turned the engine over. Our...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th October 2021, 13:52
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By vitesse
Great - nice to hear of a conclusion, especially...

Great - nice to hear of a conclusion, especially a happy one:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 19:53
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By vitesse
Think the internal adjuster operates the top part...

Think the internal adjuster operates the top part of the shoes, the lever the bottom - doesn't take much time so must be worth a try.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By vitesse
Handbrake lever too? Regards

Handbrake lever too?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 09:42
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By vitesse
Ditto, especially when the poster mentions gasket...

Ditto, especially when the poster mentions gasket in the singular, when there are two, were they both changed?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th October 2021, 09:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By vitesse
This is something I'd try for home use and peace...

This is something I'd try for home use and peace of mind: search ebay - COMBUSTION LEAK TESTER KIT CO2 PETROL HEAD GASKET TEST FLUID BLOCK one from Poland at £6.98. Can't give a link, comes out...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 19:33
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By vitesse
Doubt if they're worth it, but these are:...

Doubt if they're worth it, but these are: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=280437&highlight=rave+pdf post 8

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 15:15
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
Doesn't sound too positive, you could always try...

Doesn't sound too positive, you could always try opening the control box and substituting the relays but I've always found them quite reliable. The two speed fan motors I've opened in the past have...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 11:46
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
Remove the fan blades and re-test with Toaf and...

Remove the fan blades and re-test with Toaf and remember to move the slider.

Regards

Rimmer's still have new fan blades https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-PGG100932, although not supposed to reuse...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2021, 07:34
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By vitesse
Had the same difficulty on my latest V6, bought...

Had the same difficulty on my latest V6, bought as spares or repair as the garage changed everything eventually saying the headgaskets needed doing and the owner gave up. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th October 2021, 11:20
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By vitesse
Must admit mentioning Rodger's was a bit of a...

Must admit mentioning Rodger's was a bit of a long short, but who knows, sometimes it's the case of finding the right person who is willing to help. And yes it's not Plymstock way, but towards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 19:24
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By vitesse
Sorry to see no answers, so I'm going to suggest...

Sorry to see no answers, so I'm going to suggest you become the first in your area and get yourself a copy of Toaf: https://toaf.roverki.eu/index.php/en/ and a Toaf compatible cable: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th October 2021, 19:02
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By vitesse
I've been driving 75s with autoboxes, both 2.0 &...

I've been driving 75s with autoboxes, both 2.0 & 2.5 for some eight years now and I regard them as the most reliable part of the car. Seamless gear changes, good kick down etc. I'd give up with...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th October 2021, 12:09
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By vitesse
Can't say I've noticed the lights getting any...

Can't say I've noticed the lights getting any brighter with increased revs but nowadays I only use mine during the days. (Bantam D1 Plunger 1950). And mine doesn't have an electric horn, just a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 21:50
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By vitesse
Hopefully (touch wood) all fixed. Actually it...

Hopefully (touch wood) all fixed. Actually it was one for my daughterís ZS180. T4 reported an error on the left side impact sensor so I bought a s/h replacement from Lithuania which didnít resolve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 19:34
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Steve, it's these green sensors...

Thanks Steve, it's these green sensors https://www.dmgrs.co.uk/search?type=product&q=airbag which are new and well priced which according to Mat are interchangeable with the orange ones.

Sadly,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 14:21
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By vitesse
Update: Received the following from Mat at...

Update: Received the following from Mat at DMGRS, good perhaps for others to know:

The part number is the only thing that matters, if this is identical then these sensors will indeed be fine. ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 09:47
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By vitesse
Just be aware that there are two different...

Just be aware that there are two different systems in our cars. The earlier Temic and later Autoliv, change roughly 2002/3. I have no idea if a Temic airbag would work on your later Autoliv system...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2021, 12:10
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By vitesse
Yes Toaf will help with immobiliser issues, open...

Yes Toaf will help with immobiliser issues, open the EWS module and see what errors are stored, car doesn't need to be running.

But the lights all go out, doesn't sound right, usually a symtom of...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 12:00
Replies: 13,133
Views: 1,328,110
Posted By vitesse
Very easy, all terms in Toaf speak: IKE / coding...

Very easy, all terms in Toaf speak: IKE / coding / informations / message centre language - select from the menu on the right.

Keep well

Mike
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th October 2021, 11:00
Replies: 20
Views: 1,289
Posted By vitesse
Ditto Sweden, the only way to get the information...

Ditto Sweden, the only way to get the information is to pay for it. The Rover club of Sweden did this a few years back to recruit more members but I have no idea of the cost or the information...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 17:05
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By vitesse
Orange / Green SRS sensors

Anyone know if the later orange and green SRS sensors are interchangeable? Both have the same part number YDB000310 and physical shape, although the number on the side differs. I bought a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 15:13
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
Not generally related - best thing is to open the...

Not generally related - best thing is to open the bonnet, start Toaf, same menu as the fan, select VIS balance / power, press the start button and listen: you should hear four distinct sweeps of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 14:43
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
Yes, quite possible, others have reported the...

Yes, quite possible, others have reported the same. If moving the slider doesn't help then you probably need a new fan but usually 2 speed fans don't suffer from the same brush wear of the 3 sp fans...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2021, 13:57
Replies: 27
Views: 1,180
Posted By vitesse
Toaf checks all three speeds as per original...

Toaf checks all three speeds as per original spec, the 2 speed came later. Odd that even your high speed isn't working - have you moved the slider within the Toaf checking process to roughly...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th October 2021, 20:21
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By vitesse
This level? Pair of wheel arch inspection...

This level?

Pair of wheel arch inspection hatches £15, Alternator £30, you should see the price of spares at our Swedish breakers! I try and help local owners with parts sometimes and often it's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 07:53
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By vitesse
You do have a meter - the car's own OBD system. ...

You do have a meter - the car's own OBD system. Activate the OBD using T-Cut's guide, section 9. (https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=55585)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 18:32
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By vitesse
On the rearmost crossmember, with the central...

On the rearmost crossmember, with the central section of the exhaust above it. Hope it makes sense now?

Mike
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2021, 12:45
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By vitesse
Similar but not the anti-roll bar, and I think...

Similar but not the anti-roll bar, and I think rubber would quickly melt.

My exhaust was knocking on the cross member due to tired rubber hangers. Solution was to undo the clamp to the rear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2021, 20:42
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By vitesse
What temperature is not hot enough? Has the car...

What temperature is not hot enough? Has the car been used much since the thermostat change?

I had a similar issue shortly after buying and sorting out my latest V6. Extremely difficult to bleed,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th October 2021, 17:41
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By vitesse
These? https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DDQ100450 ...

These? https://rimmerbros.com/Item--i-DDQ100450

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 19:57
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
Thanks but it's a dead story as I mentioned...

Thanks but it's a dead story as I mentioned earlier, the car is not local as thought but at the other end of the country.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 16:52
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By vitesse
Couple of good photos from Arctic showing the...

Couple of good photos from Arctic showing the build-up of rust around the rear abs sensor. Might explain what we are on about https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=282109&page=2
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 13:54
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
No, not me, I have a regular T4, but your...

No, not me, I have a regular T4, but your observations are interesting. I now have DRE0008Y and checked today which cars were covered and like you I found it wanted the blue lead, but the T4 users...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 10:50
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By vitesse
Toaf checks the operation of the original three...

Toaf checks the operation of the original three speed fans. If of course you only have a two speed fan Toaf won't be able to find what it thinks is a missing third speed. Ignore it instead:

Go...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 09:10
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By vitesse
Strange because the inspection hatch method...

Strange because the inspection hatch method usually works, thereís a Youtube guide Ö other ides then.

Saw through the latch pin(s), use rags & wooden wedges to increase the bonnet open gap as much...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd October 2021, 07:49
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By vitesse
Some aftermarket sensors are not up to the job. ...

Some aftermarket sensors are not up to the job. Our resident trader supplies genuine ones at the same price as the ebay ones: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 16:50
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
OK thanks, I don't see it as wasted time as I've...

OK thanks, I don't see it as wasted time as I've learnt a bit about connecting the earlier cars and have several of the rounded connectors as in your picture, the T4 will I guess tell me which one it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 15:23
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
Just heard from the garage owner that although it...

Just heard from the garage owner that although it was one of his former customers the car isn't local to the Stockholm region as he thought, but actually down on the west coast, over 6 hrs from here....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 13:49
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the input. The T4 manual seems to...

Thanks for the input. The T4 manual seems to give a 96 onwards date for the standard connector configuration and SRS (drawing Q) if I understand it correctly, but a DTC4007A connector whereas mine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 11:32
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By vitesse
And where's the transponder chip? It has to be...

And where's the transponder chip? It has to be within 2cm of the black ring aerial.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2021, 08:33
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
Many thanks for the reply. I've got the TIM...

Many thanks for the reply.

I've got the TIM unit but have no idea how to use it other than your directions, and with my very limited knowledge and no disc that seems a dead end.

Found something...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 12:42
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By vitesse
Good call, engine turning over at speed with loss...

Good call, engine turning over at speed with loss of compression perhaps, sounds like belts.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 09:00
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By vitesse
Not as extreme as the North of Finland but minus...

Not as extreme as the North of Finland but minus 20s are not that uncommon here. I think the greatest danger facing our cars in the winter is the cam caps blowing when the crankcase pressure is too...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st October 2021, 08:34
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By vitesse
T4 assistance please

Hope the mods and others wonít mind this 827 post but I believe most of the T4 experts reside here so:
Local garage have got a LHD 827 93 in, owner changed the battery and now has the SRS light on. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 11:47
Replies: 12
Views: 921
Posted By vitesse
I've pumped fuel out of a tank using the tank...

I've pumped fuel out of a tank using the tank filter hatch under the rear seat. I had an old in-line pump from my SD1 Vitesse, but as long as you have a container at a lower height than the hose in...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2021, 11:43
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By vitesse
Yes, it's the small inspection hatch. If you can...

Yes, it's the small inspection hatch. If you can find the extra help heard of a lucky owner who got two friends to bounce the front of the car while he pulled on the release lever and on the upwards...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th September 2021, 08:06
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By vitesse
Good luck to you with your move. At least if you...

Good luck to you with your move. At least if you decide on a Polish Rover you'll have lots of back-up in Toaf's homeland.

Wonder if this is the Tourer? ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2021, 14:08
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By vitesse
Don't need a T4 as you have Toaf, just go into...

Don't need a T4 as you have Toaf, just go into VIN tools and copy the correct VIN from one of your other module, ideally the IPK, to your LSM. End of mis-match.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th September 2021, 20:45
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By vitesse
Thanks but no, this was the original 190 seal...

Thanks but no, this was the original 190 seal removed by the owner, cleaned and put back again, with a 50 / 50 chance of original orientation. Just funny that after countless attempt to refit the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 23:03
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By vitesse
Thanks for the reply. But Iím pretty sure I read...

Thanks for the reply. But Iím pretty sure I read about someone who experienced the same thing, or bought some seals that should be fitted only one way. I agree with you that itís uncommon and Iíve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2021, 17:11
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By vitesse
Seized 190 piston

Just spent several hours working on a MG190 with a seized brake piston. The usual trick of pushing it out, greasing it, forcing it back in didnít work - almost solid. Sorry I said to the owner, the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2021, 20:46
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By vitesse
We know very little about these latest fans,...

We know very little about these latest fans, especially the value of the resistor. I had one in my hands a few weeks back but of course forgot to check for any markings.

I say latest because...
Forum: I.C.E. Forum 21st September 2021, 17:43
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By vitesse
I've got an Xtrons too and used the following to...

I've got an Xtrons too and used the following to get my steering wheel controls working: Blue / orange to black (earth / ground) and blue / purple to key 1 then programme the buttons on the stereo...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 19:33
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By vitesse
Google tells me it's a GPS tracker unit. One...

Google tells me it's a GPS tracker unit. One here: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/302754115252

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th September 2021, 18:00
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By vitesse
Try this link: ...

Try this link: https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=111790 post 3. I've used this very technical guide many times.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 17:27
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By vitesse
Sorry can't help either, other than say it's not...

Sorry can't help either, other than say it's not for traction control as that connector is oblong (rounded edges) and has only two round pins.

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th September 2021, 11:21
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By vitesse
Go into the engine module - control - select...

Go into the engine module - control - select Balance / Power VIS - press start, then as above with the bonnet open you should hear four sweeps of each motor, no sweeps or just clicks contact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th September 2021, 09:38
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By vitesse
"Should" be replaced - meaning ideally but I've...

"Should" be replaced - meaning ideally but I've re-used the clips (in my location/customs etc) would have otherwise had to wait for 3 weeks, so if the clip is undamaged you "should" get away with it....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 20:53
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By vitesse
Does the starter engage?

Does the starter engage?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th September 2021, 17:39
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By vitesse
I'm chasing a SRS fault on my daughter's ZS180 at...

I'm chasing a SRS fault on my daughter's ZS180 at the moment, side impact sensor too which I've replaced but still got a fault, fortunately I have my own T4, which suggests I check the wiring between...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 21:26
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Dave, but Steve beat you too it:}. The...

Thanks Dave, but Steve beat you too it:}. The OP's idea of locknuts from underneath once removed seems quite clever too.

Keep well
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 18:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Think I remember you mentioning it quite a few...

Think I remember you mentioning it quite a few years back and then I had a look at JC Whitney's website but although some looked similar I was never really sure so if you can tell us which year/model...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th September 2021, 17:26
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By vitesse
This thread should help: ...

This thread should help: https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=313079

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 11:29
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Probably spent 6 or 7 hours on the job so far...

Probably spent 6 or 7 hours on the job so far including sourcing a 15mm thin-walled socket.
Just on the soldering now!
Malc[/QUOTE]

Nice to hear that I'm not the only one who can't match...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 09:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
With you now:}. I might well try it that way if...

With you now:}. I might well try it that way if the torx give me grief on Tuesday.

Thanks
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th September 2021, 07:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Thanks Steve, yes I remember Dave mentioning your...

Thanks Steve, yes I remember Dave mentioning your record time. Best I've achieved is 3.5 hrs with an assistant. Hopefully the OP will say that it took him 2 hrs plus just to get the fan out:}
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 21:51
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
OK Old wise one, what's this work around for the...

OK Old wise one, what's this work around for the two torx on the front panel? Those have slowed me down more than anything else, brand-new bits = no chance, angle grinder to cut a proper slot =...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th September 2021, 21:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Can't really see how much is left on those...

Can't really see how much is left on those brushes, most of the motors I've worked on have had a none existent brush or just a sliver, sometimes even worn so much that the spring has eaten into the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 21:29
Replies: 22
Views: 1,592
Posted By vitesse
Not just you, some of us are naturally immune:} ...

Not just you, some of us are naturally immune:}

Bloke up the road has got some sort of super Tesla (tyres cost more than my car) and what I refer to as the "Black beauty" a Aston Martin Vantage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th September 2021, 10:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By vitesse
Climate variation perhaps, most of our...

Climate variation perhaps, most of our precipitation comes in the form of white stuff during winter, and with temperatures so low that no moisture forms.

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 15th September 2021, 21:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,460
Posted By vitesse
It's my understand that most of the braking...

It's my understand that most of the braking efficiency is at the front the rears never really get exercised. I try and remember to brake hard a couple of times a month to remove any rust on the rear...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2021, 20:52
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
Just a slight revision to the above, even though...

Just a slight revision to the above, even though Arctic is vastly experienced. I suggest you don't cut the cowling or attempt to remove it, instead when everything is unbolted / free, raise and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 12:42
Replies: 22
Views: 4,158
Posted By vitesse
Intrigued Ö is there a setting within the T4 menu...

Intrigued Ö is there a setting within the T4 menu for different fuels? If so a pathway would be appreciated.

A poster Dorchester2 in France runs his 75 on E85 but to do so he has fooled the EMU...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th September 2021, 08:03
Replies: 11
Views: 880
Posted By vitesse
I've found "standard" jump leads to be under...

I've found "standard" jump leads to be under dimensioned, I invested in some HD leads of thicker cable which do the job when the standard ones failed.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2021, 18:49
Replies: 21
Views: 1,327
Posted By vitesse
I believe the statement refers to the fan blades...

I believe the statement refers to the fan blades rather than the motor. The plastic bayonet clips holding the blades to the motor spindle are said to get brittle with age, however Iíve re-used the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th September 2021, 10:33
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By vitesse
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=227943&page=20
post 197

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th September 2021, 12:36
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By vitesse
This one? ...

This one? https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=1360646

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 12:43
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By vitesse
Sorry couldn't remember earlier but then...

Sorry couldn't remember earlier but then lightbulb moment. I believe he had no indicator of the selected gear, found fuse 4 had blown and most of his problems vanished (he's just confirmed fuse 4...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 11:23
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By vitesse
Sure some things from Biltema are poor...

Sure some things from Biltema are poor substitutes like track-rods, but can they really fake the specs of their oil? A Norwegian poster (Beinet1) used the same Biltema oil. Link: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th September 2021, 08:15
Replies: 23
Views: 1,933
Posted By vitesse
The correct spec of oil is available at Biltema: ...

The correct spec of oil is available at Biltema: https://www.biltema.fi/autoilu---mp/auton-varaosat/moottorioljyt/vaihteistooljyt/voimansiirtooljy-2000041561

Do a bit of research and I think...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 19:07
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By vitesse
Only thanks to input from old-hands like yourself...

Only thanks to input from old-hands like yourself and other posters through the years :}

Keep well

ps. VIS motors arrived Sweden now going through customs ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 19:04
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By vitesse
Just a tip ... next time you want to check the...

Just a tip ... next time you want to check the VIS motors, open the bonnet, access Toaf, engine module control, scroll down to VIS balance motor, press start and you should hear four sweeps of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2021, 17:29
Replies: 13
Views: 720
Posted By vitesse
Does it only happen at very low speeds, almost...

Does it only happen at very low speeds, almost when you come to a stop?

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd September 2021, 19:18
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By vitesse
Got a idea that the only way you're going to...

Got a idea that the only way you're going to solve your problem is to remove the door card, or at least force open enough of a gap to get your hand inside and access the white clip lever. A picture...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 1st September 2021, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By vitesse
I believe that the fact that it will tow start...

I believe that the fact that it will tow start rules out the immobiliser, but take a look at the EWS. This is what the owner and I found on a local car: ...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 10:06
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By vitesse
Might be able to oblige you there if you're in...

Might be able to oblige you there if you're in the area. My daughter & I use unstudded friction tyres (alpine), but my son-in-law prefers studded, 110 studs on each tyre. January, February tend to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st September 2021, 09:56
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By vitesse
The Toro is a beast, my neighbour has a Chinese...

The Toro is a beast, my neighbour has a Chinese thing with snow chains which can hardly manage to throw snow over the snow plowed walls. My Toro has no chains and a throwing distance of 13 metres,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 21:40
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By vitesse
I've got a few pictures like that including what...

I've got a few pictures like that including what I believe to be the same model of Toro.

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 14:49
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By vitesse
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=177897 post 5
(thanks to T-Cut)

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st August 2021, 11:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By vitesse
Sorry to hear this. Having issues with postal...

Sorry to hear this. Having issues with postal services/customs myself, raised a claim and advised because this is international, resolution could take up to 60 days. Track & trace, doesn't live up...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th August 2021, 14:27
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By vitesse
Good observation about the jubilee clip:} ...

Good observation about the jubilee clip:}

About refilling - try it as see, some V6s are nightmares to bleed, yet others don't even require the tank lifted (I've tried).

Regards
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 17:09
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By vitesse
Mud & snow, if inexperienced and you're in a part...

Mud & snow, if inexperienced and you're in a part of Scotland that regularly gets snow then go for the Alpine ones. And don't forget the skid pan - all learners here have to complete a course on a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th August 2021, 10:54
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By vitesse
Donít know about Scotland but well experienced...

Donít know about Scotland but well experienced when it comes to winter driving. If they are going to be used for just a few weeks then M & S will probably do, suppose it depends where and on how...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th August 2021, 08:09
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By vitesse
Yes, Toaf will tell you if there are...

Yes, Toaf will tell you if there are communications problems with the immobiliser chip etc. Perhaps the best testing tool is your eyes, check the incoming wiring and open the box and check for water...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 11:44
Replies: 5
ZS
Views: 457
Posted By vitesse
Same expansion tank? Regards

Same expansion tank?

Regards
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2021, 10:05
Replies: 5
ZS
Views: 457
Posted By vitesse
Theoretically it could hold more, as could the 75...

Theoretically it could hold more, as could the 75 reservoir, but mine in the picture is at max. No coolant level sensor, not that I've seen.

The air box goes straight down leaving lots of room, I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 11:38
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By vitesse
Let's forget the broken tooth issue for the time...

Let's forget the broken tooth issue for the time being and make sure that your butterfly flap is fully open. If closed it sounds like the issue reported by Stocktake, but your car should run...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2021, 09:43
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By vitesse
Easy solution: disconnect the cable and make...

Easy solution: disconnect the cable and make sure the butterfly flap is fully open, but I have changed quite a few traction control motors and never heard of any negative influence on engine...
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