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Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 23:48
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
I guess the above pdf was too complicated for...

I guess the above pdf was too complicated for most folk.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 23:45
Replies: 43
Views: 2,094
Posted By COLVERT
Probably better to fit one then. Most cars have...

Probably better to fit one then. Most cars have them and don't leak oil.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 23:39
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By COLVERT
Simon. I never went near the roll bar. and used a...

Simon. I never went near the roll bar. and used a flat 18mm spanner. Very easy to undo and do up.---:shrug:

With the help of a 18 inch length of alloy scaffold tube to give some leverage.--
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 09:50
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
I'm not adamant about the actual cause of battery...

I'm not adamant about the actual cause of battery explosions.--I like many others simply use personal experience to give an opinion.

I bow down to your superior experience on older cars and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 09:16
Replies: 19
Views: 360
Posted By COLVERT
Recently did both of mine.---7lb lump hammer.--On...

Recently did both of mine.---7lb lump hammer.--On seeing this the joints gave in right away.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2021, 09:04
Replies: 43
Views: 2,094
Posted By COLVERT
Does that drain plug have a copper washer ??

Does that drain plug have a copper washer ??
Forum: Social Forum 29th November 2021, 08:17
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By COLVERT
a GREAT MAN AND VERY COURAGEOUS TOO. Huge...

a GREAT MAN AND VERY COURAGEOUS TOO.

Huge influence in formula 1 and maker of many world champion drivers.

I watched every one of the above named drivers become world champions.

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 11:50
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
As it's you and everything is coming up black at...

As it's you and everything is coming up black at the moment----£25.00----------------------:cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 11:47
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
Sniping, sniping ???????? Never, It's...

Sniping, sniping ????????


Never, It's called ---fore play.---:D


15 love at the moment.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 11:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
Worth looking at.---:D-----Live and learn is my...

Worth looking at.---:D-----Live and learn is my motto.-----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th November 2021, 11:28
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
I changed the dynamo on my 1970's Fiat 500 for an...

I changed the dynamo on my 1970's Fiat 500 for an alternator with dramatic improvement.--It made a real improvement of the headlights from 10 glow worms to 100 glow worms.---The light actually...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 22:53
Replies: 25
Views: 833
Posted By COLVERT
llew, m'I yrev desaelp ot daer siht. sdrawno...

llew, m'I yrev desaelp ot daer siht.

sdrawno dna sdawpu I yas.----:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 22:47
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
I'd rather be more specific and say---When the...

I'd rather be more specific and say---When the light is green it can have any amount of stored charge.----:D
Forum: Social Forum 26th November 2021, 22:25
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By COLVERT
Yep., and I think I agree.---;)

Yep., and I think I agree.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th November 2021, 22:22
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
I guess you could call that proof of rubbish...

I guess you could call that proof of rubbish design.---:D

Fast tick over to put a charge into a nearly flat battery is no better than just letting the engine tick over.--The modern alternators...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 23:12
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By COLVERT
I'm glad that all posts are not serious. --It's...

I'm glad that all posts are not serious. --It's nice to have a bit of a laugh sometimes.--( Even if your coffee does ruin your trousers. )---;)
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 23:07
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By COLVERT
Pronunciation.

Going back a good few years I used to be able to pronounce the names of folk appearing on my TV screen. Now I find it's getting harder and harder.--While I'm figuring it out the rest of the message...
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 22:51
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By COLVERT
Why not E-Mail the medals so they can at least be...

Why not E-Mail the medals so they can at least be printed to show their support??
Forum: Social Forum 25th November 2021, 22:47
Replies: 105
Views: 2,173
Posted By COLVERT
LOL.----Rather more than eyebrows I'd...

LOL.----Rather more than eyebrows I'd expect.---:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 22:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
Was your check soon after charging or, perhaps,...

Was your check soon after charging or, perhaps, the next day ??



If the next day then that reading suggests a good battery.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 22:10
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
NO !!!-----;) But I like to learn new...

NO !!!-----;)


But I like to learn new things all the time. This need has never abated but I do like ( What this forum is all about ) to share any new knowledge with other people just in case it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:53
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By COLVERT
Jason has not been back so I guess his problem is...

Jason has not been back so I guess his problem is still ongoing.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:47
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By COLVERT
Or add a thin washer.;)

Or add a thin washer.;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:42
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By COLVERT
Some years back-------seems to be very...

Some years back-------seems to be very appropriate if you have a look at the date that the OP started this thread.---;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:39
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
I'm sure that you are aware that the full charged...

I'm sure that you are aware that the full charged green light rarely tells the truth. It can tell blatant lies about the CAPACITY of the charge held in the battery.----:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:28
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
Thanks for your reply.---:bowdown: Perhaps...

Thanks for your reply.---:bowdown:

Perhaps it will help your understanding if you look at my three posts about batteries which can be found in the ---really, really useful information---...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:23
Replies: 25
Views: 833
Posted By COLVERT
Proof reading helps too.----:D:D:D I always...

Proof reading helps too.----:D:D:D

I always proof read my posts and actually everybody else's too.---;););)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th November 2021, 21:17
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By COLVERT
The gauge should be in the 9 o'clock position and...

The gauge should be in the 9 o'clock position and not half way as you suggest.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 22:17
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By COLVERT
Quite a few folk ditch the connectors and just...

Quite a few folk ditch the connectors and just solder the wires together. Be difficult to stop them from connecting then.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 22:08
Replies: 25
Views: 833
Posted By COLVERT
Don't be disheartened by other folks...

Don't be disheartened by other folks remarks.--Just remember, practice makes perfect.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:52
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
I note you are quoting classic cars.--Do you not...

I note you are quoting classic cars.--Do you not think it applies to modern cars as well.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:39
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By COLVERT
I like the TRICKEY, trikey bit. Made OI...

I like the TRICKEY, trikey bit. Made OI laff.--:D:D:D


You can EDIT your posts you know if you want to make a correction.--;) No need to post a second one.--:cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,500
Posted By COLVERT
The OP hasn't posted since...

The OP hasn't posted since 2018.----:duh::duh::duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:22
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By COLVERT
Quote:-- the charger yesterday was showing in the...

Quote:-- the charger yesterday was showing in the fully charged mode.

What do you mean by the above quote ??

Does your charger have lights to show things like power on, or battery charged ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:15
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By COLVERT
WELL--:D:D:D. Sort of sorted until you need your...

WELL--:D:D:D. Sort of sorted until you need your alarm to do its job.----;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:09
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By COLVERT
That's misinformation from a dodgy garage.--What...

That's misinformation from a dodgy garage.--What make of car is it ??

My wife's Citroen C4 did exactly the same thing several times when towing a caravan up into the Pyrenees a few years ago. Has...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 21:00
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly what trikey...

Exactly what trikey said.---:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 20:59
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
Those garage MECHANICS had NO IDEA if it was one...

Those garage MECHANICS had NO IDEA if it was one of them.----:duh:---Looks like an unnecessary attempt at a water seal.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 20:50
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By COLVERT
Lots of dodgy work done on your steering and tie...

Lots of dodgy work done on your steering and tie rods. New rods, correct for the car, should have fitted straight on with no trouble.--You've paid out a lot for un-necessary work by incompetent...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 20:40
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By COLVERT
I had the lights playing up too.--It was the...

I had the lights playing up too.--It was the connector pins in the LSM plug. Easy to get at.--I used WD 40 in the plug and on the pins. It cured it and has never re-appeared after many years of use...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th November 2021, 10:02
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By COLVERT
It probably stops leaking as it warms up and the...

It probably stops leaking as it warms up and the expansion closes the small gap that it's leaking from.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd November 2021, 23:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By COLVERT
Must be a record for a first time poster.--I...

Must be a record for a first time poster.--I haven't seen any others like that on here.--:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 23:12
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
Using my experience as a tool maker I made a...

Using my experience as a tool maker I made a number of tools for making the parts that go inside batteries for a battery making company.--I have also actually made a number of batteries myself.

I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 20:45
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By COLVERT
It's now become visible to me and maybe Simon. ...

It's now become visible to me and maybe Simon.

I've posted hundreds of images straight from my computer. Never used a Host.--:shrug:--When you do you are at their mercy.---:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd November 2021, 20:27
Replies: 25
Views: 1,077
Posted By COLVERT
Rather a lot of guesswork going on in here.---;) ...

Rather a lot of guesswork going on in here.---;)

If the plates run dry they will no longer charge.

The plates will have quite a job to touch one another as they have a separator between them.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 23:40
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By COLVERT
Don't forget to come back and tell us how you got...

Don't forget to come back and tell us how you got on.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 23:37
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By COLVERT
All I get is this--:shrug: T-Cut;2908755]MGR...

All I get is this--:shrug:
T-Cut;2908755]MGR actually says a higher spec is fine in the Handbook. Here's the relevant section:...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 23:32
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
Your version OK. But you knew what was...

Your version OK. But you knew what was coming.---In the other version there was this slow build up by what looked like a hillbilly who slowly and amazingly got better and better.--This version had by...
Forum: Social Forum 20th November 2021, 22:42
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
Dualing banjos.----:bowdown::bowdown:--Played...

Dualing banjos.----:bowdown::bowdown:--Played that clip lots of times.---Do you have the reference to it by any chance ??


OK, OK I found it.--Lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th November 2021, 22:30
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
You are awful--But I like you. Song by Dick...

You are awful--But I like you.

Song by Dick Emery.----:D---

[/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv2hjK5oQa0SIZE]
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th November 2021, 15:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By COLVERT
well done Steve for having picked up SEVEN thanks...

well done Steve for having picked up SEVEN thanks for your very first post by some of the regulars on the forum.---:bowdown::bowdown::bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th November 2021, 11:49
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By COLVERT
Apparently it's the back that will always be the...

Apparently it's the back that will always be the first to slide when cornering in slippery conditions even with matching tyres.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2021, 19:40
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By COLVERT
As the leads age and the insulation weakens the...

As the leads age and the insulation weakens the sparks find it easier to jump out through the sides rather than travel down the length of the leads. Any moisture around helps the electricity to...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2021, 19:47
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
Wow, looking at your man-cave walls it seems...

Wow, looking at your man-cave walls it seems you've put a lot of red-lead undercoat to good use.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 19:34
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By COLVERT
Do you mean--communicating ??---;)

Do you mean--communicating ??---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 19:31
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By COLVERT
damp>---:d:d:d

damp>---:d:d:d
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 09:54
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds too quick. Normally runs for up to about...

Sounds too quick. Normally runs for up to about 30 seconds.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2021, 09:50
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By COLVERT
1/ Are you sure the battery is good ?? 2/...

1/ Are you sure the battery is good ??

2/ Did you check the voltage before fitting it to the car ??--( Has to be 12.6 volts minimum. )

3/ Do the car lights work ??

4/ Do you hear a click...
Forum: Social Forum 16th November 2021, 09:38
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By COLVERT
A bit more info on Wilbur Smith.

A bit more info on Wilbur Smith.
Forum: Social Forum 15th November 2021, 19:43
Replies: 42
Views: 809
Posted By COLVERT
---------------------------:duh:

---------------------------:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2021, 18:54
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By COLVERT
However, did the water level in the rad drop ??

However, did the water level in the rad drop ??
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 19:15
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By COLVERT
Lack of use can do it.---During the winter months...

Lack of use can do it.---During the winter months it pays to, maybe, charge your battery up a couple of times.--It will live longer and hopefully not let you down.--;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 19:12
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By COLVERT
Sammy, where are you ???---Problem...

Sammy, where are you ???---Problem solved.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 18:47
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
Simons offer is a good one if you take him up on...

Simons offer is a good one if you take him up on it.


PS. By the way, I'm 84 too, the same age as your dad.--:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 18:42
Replies: 133
Views: 6,199
Posted By COLVERT
You ARE old fashioned.---:D:D:D---But you are...

You ARE old fashioned.---:D:D:D---But you are right there is a great need for vaccination and I think RAYMOND should go for it as he's an old codger and needs all the help he can get.---;););)
Forum: Humour Corner 14th November 2021, 18:34
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
I need a code breaker for this thread.---:D:D:D

I need a code breaker for this thread.---:D:D:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 18:32
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By COLVERT
Woops.---In the post above I meant to say--hot...

Woops.---In the post above I meant to say--hot water.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 18:30
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By COLVERT
To the OP.--Could you reply to my first post...

To the OP.--Could you reply to my first post please ??
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 18:25
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By COLVERT
I'm half way through the---Seventh Scroll---for...

I'm half way through the---Seventh Scroll---for the fourth time.---:D:D:D

If there's anyone out there that hasn't read any of his books now's the time.----:smilie_re: Go get one---NOW.
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 18:21
Replies: 9
Oh
Views: 357
Posted By COLVERT
To PLANENUT. We have a variety of trees here...

To PLANENUT.

We have a variety of trees here in Warm France.--:D

Figs, cherries, plums, apples etc.


OH, and RED squirrels.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th November 2021, 18:15
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By COLVERT
I see you've been back on the forum.---How did...

I see you've been back on the forum.---How did you manage with your flat battery ??

If you have a charger and you get to charge it then give it at least 20 hours.

I bit more info from you will...
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 09:17
Replies: 9
Oh
Views: 357
Posted By COLVERT
tpo---?????????????????

tpo---?????????????????
Forum: Social Forum 14th November 2021, 09:15
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By COLVERT
Wilbur Smith.

Popped his clogs at age 88.--One of my favourite authors.---Read his books very often.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2021, 19:32
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By COLVERT
Fusebox Diagram-----------:D Enter into...

Fusebox Diagram-----------:D


Enter into --Search.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2021, 19:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,208
Posted By COLVERT
You don't say if the engine still runs.--ie,...

You don't say if the engine still runs.--ie, ticks over.

If it does without any noise then the problem could be simply the fuel filter in the tank.--Lots of info on the forum about this and an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th November 2021, 19:02
Replies: 33
Views: 1,572
Posted By COLVERT
It's a partial air lock.--The raised revs help...

It's a partial air lock.--The raised revs help push some hot air past the air lock.---;)


The cooling system needs filling correctly.---;)
Forum: Humour Corner 11th November 2021, 21:09
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By COLVERT
No comprendo.---:shrug:

No comprendo.---:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2021, 21:07
Replies: 133
Views: 6,199
Posted By COLVERT
My computer blocked your link.---Must think...

My computer blocked your link.---Must think there's something dodgy about it.-----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2021, 16:30
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
I hope the OP spots this as it will give him a...

I hope the OP spots this as it will give him a great deal of help.--;)
Forum: Social Forum 11th November 2021, 16:12
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
The start of the cold weather helps.---It's the...

The start of the cold weather helps.---It's the sweat from your fingers that very slowly works its way down to the contacts.--:eek::eek::eek:


I expect you trust your cat not to ----- on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2021, 16:07
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
Funny old lot the AA if that was standard...

Funny old lot the AA if that was standard procedure.---The engine running bit.---That would be of no use at all before the cranking test.----:shrug:

Quote.--- That is a live drop test and is...
Forum: Social Forum 10th November 2021, 16:13
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
Yes.--No contacts you can see but just a surface...

Yes.--No contacts you can see but just a surface clean will normally fix it.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 15:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,096
Posted By COLVERT
The reading off charge won't be accurate.--It...

The reading off charge won't be accurate.--It needs to be left for a few hours to settle.

12.57 is normal for most batteries.---:D

The very best way to check a sealed batteries capacity is to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th November 2021, 15:29
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By COLVERT
I think it should move easily as it doesn't...

I think it should move easily as it doesn't require too much suction when in normal action.--:shrug:

Well Arctic says the spring is powerful so I guess it is.---Lol.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 18:14
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By COLVERT
A bit more information about what make of reverse...

A bit more information about what make of reverse camera required and perhaps the model.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 18:08
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
https://abc-cannes.concession-landrover.fr ...

https://abc-cannes.concession-landrover.fr

bienvenue dans votre concession land rover cannes Notre équipe est à votre disposition pour vous accompagner lors de l’achat de votre véhicule Land...
Forum: Photography Corner 8th November 2021, 10:57
Replies: 154
Views: 22,666
Posted By COLVERT
Pets.

Some of our beasties.---:D

Boy and girl dogs plus boy and girl ducks. All the best of friends.--
Forum: Photography Corner 8th November 2021, 10:52
Replies: 154
Views: 22,666
Posted By COLVERT
Very interesting post.--:bowdown:--A lot of work...

Very interesting post.--:bowdown:--A lot of work went into some of that wall art too.--:D
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 10:43
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By COLVERT
Plugging in at home seems to be a really good...

Plugging in at home seems to be a really good idea and would please just about everybody.--However the main drawback would be having all those power requirements happen at the same time.--The...
Forum: Social Forum 8th November 2021, 10:33
Replies: 133
Views: 6,199
Posted By COLVERT
Restrictions now gone.---( Viruses very...

Restrictions now gone.---( Viruses very happy.-:eek: )--Now is the time to be ever more careful than normal.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2021, 10:27
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By COLVERT
Lubricate the spring sliders on the edge of the...

Lubricate the spring sliders on the edge of the bonnet too.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2021, 18:18
Replies: 22
Views: 880
Posted By COLVERT
But---Will the future EV's need to be complex ?? ...

But---Will the future EV's need to be complex ??

I agree they will probably made out of rubbish but maybe not get scrapped because of what must end up as simpler electrics. The drive train will...
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2021, 18:06
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By COLVERT
Try looking it up on the DVLA---:smilie_re:--:D

Try looking it up on the DVLA---:smilie_re:--:D
Forum: Social Forum 7th November 2021, 18:02
Replies: 53
Views: 3,792
Posted By COLVERT
Wolves 75 is still alive and kicking on the forum...

Wolves 75 is still alive and kicking on the forum if you care to check.---:D:D:D---Bet you didn't check though.---:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th November 2021, 17:59
Replies: 43
Views: 2,368
Posted By COLVERT
To Simon.-----Could it be the thermostat failed...

To Simon.-----Could it be the thermostat failed shut ??-----:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 6th November 2021, 21:25
Replies: 53
Views: 3,792
Posted By COLVERT
Do you still have either of these bikes...

Do you still have either of these bikes ???:cool::cool::cool:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th November 2021, 18:44
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By COLVERT
Yes and no,---:D

Yes and no,---:D
Forum: Social Forum 4th November 2021, 20:32
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By COLVERT
My radio controlled clock seems not able to find...

My radio controlled clock seems not able to find the signal.---:mad:---Finally found the instructions to set it myself.---( Thinks--Must buy another. )
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th November 2021, 20:17
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By COLVERT
Perhaps dmgrs could advise after all they sell...

Perhaps dmgrs could advise after all they sell them.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2021, 10:45
Replies: 22
Views: 1,263
Posted By COLVERT
Is the fluid level in the master cylinder OK ?? ...

Is the fluid level in the master cylinder OK ??
My pedal was low so I injected some fluid into the system through the bleed valve on top of the gearbox. Been Alright ever since.--( Two years now.)...
Forum: Social Forum 1st November 2021, 22:17
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By COLVERT
Sorry. I can't stop myself. I proof read...

Sorry. I can't stop myself. I proof read everything I see on here.

Not a lot of folks notice but if I reply to a post that has errors I correct them in my reply.

If you opened any of the many...
Forum: Overseas Club Members Forum 1st November 2021, 13:00
Replies: 17
Views: 4,200
Posted By COLVERT
Might be worth posting your idea in the main...

Might be worth posting your idea in the main forum for those who don't venture into here.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 12:52
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By COLVERT
Where on earth did you buy the thermostat and...

Where on earth did you buy the thermostat and brushes ???----:eek:---Well over priced.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 12:14
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By COLVERT
That would effect both sides of the car. He has a...

That would effect both sides of the car. He has a problem on the drivers side only.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 12:08
Replies: 40
Views: 2,112
Posted By COLVERT
It's possible for the crank shaft sensor to begin...

It's possible for the crank shaft sensor to begin to fail in this manner at high revs.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 12:04
Replies: 41
Views: 2,244
Posted By COLVERT
I think Steve did mean the ECU if you read his...

I think Steve did mean the ECU if you read his post again.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 11:53
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By COLVERT
Sounds more like the flaps on the drivers side...

Sounds more like the flaps on the drivers side are not working as the passenger side is OK.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st November 2021, 11:50
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By COLVERT
It's a diesel. Unlikely to be an air...

It's a diesel. Unlikely to be an air lock.--:shrug:
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2021, 13:10
Replies: 18
Views: 2,049
Posted By COLVERT
Window ???---Touch of Proof reading required...

Window ???---Touch of Proof reading required perhaps.---:D
Forum: Social Forum 31st October 2021, 12:58
Replies: 133
Views: 6,199
Posted By COLVERT
Quote--Wraymond. In fact, the vaxxed...

Quote--Wraymond.

In fact, the vaxxed population is now the primary source of infection and already becoming the sector to be avoided by the healthy. Infecting those who have so far avoided being...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 11:11
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By COLVERT
It's the memory effect that does in the batteries...

It's the memory effect that does in the batteries of old equipment.--The capacity is severely reduced.--A two second test is fine but can fool you into thinking all is well.--It's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th October 2021, 11:02
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By COLVERT
Bear in mind oil loss if removing the drive shaft.

Bear in mind oil loss if removing the drive shaft.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:40
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By COLVERT
That reminds me that I must get some of...

That reminds me that I must get some of those.--The local car wash added mine to its collection.---:mad:---Only noticed when I got home.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:37
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By COLVERT
To save the expense of buying one then post 2 is...

To save the expense of buying one then post 2 is the way to go.---Just make sure after a garage has fitted a wheel or wheels that you can undo them with cars wrench.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:31
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By COLVERT
Scaffold tube comes in aluminium as well as...

Scaffold tube comes in aluminium as well as steel.--A three foot length will do just fine.---Personally I have a 6 legged wheel brace and. I use an 18 inch length of ally tube on a pair of the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th October 2021, 20:22
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By COLVERT
The wheel bearing seems the most...

The wheel bearing seems the most likely.--Anything wrong in the box itself would probably be felt at both front wheels.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th October 2021, 22:06
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By COLVERT
As you say. Make your own. Does not have to be...

As you say. Make your own. Does not have to be that convoluted shape either.---I noticed mine was pressing against the metal bracket. Not any more as I filled the contact point with sponge. Been ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th October 2021, 13:06
Replies: 139
Views: 10,664
Posted By COLVERT
Hydrogen has been mooted as an ideal fuel but how...

Hydrogen has been mooted as an ideal fuel but how about the cost of producing it ??

Is there any other way than electrolysis ??


Steam reforming is a hydrogen production process from natural...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 19:41
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By COLVERT
If you could pin-point it to the Cat then maybe a...

If you could pin-point it to the Cat then maybe a screw driven into the side might stop the rattle that others have reported doing on here.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 19:37
Replies: 89
Views: 9,808
Posted By COLVERT
The links work OK for me too.---:shrug:

The links work OK for me too.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2021, 19:36
Replies: 89
Views: 9,808
Posted By COLVERT
Possibly a different page as Trikeys links work @...

Possibly a different page as Trikeys links work @ just over £52.00----:D
Forum: Social Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:58
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By COLVERT
Do you have a carte de sejour and carte vital ???

Do you have a carte de sejour and carte vital ???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:50
Replies: 89
Views: 9,808
Posted By COLVERT
I got my TRW ones a lot cheaper than that.

I got my TRW ones a lot cheaper than that.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:41
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By COLVERT
It's your battery.----:eek:

It's your battery.----:eek:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:35
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By COLVERT
It's often a black molybdenum disulphide grease...

It's often a black
molybdenum disulphide grease I believe.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:33
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By COLVERT
That large green bit on the left in the pic below...

That large green bit on the left in the pic below should be on the pipe from the master cylinder.---:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2021, 19:20
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By COLVERT
Usually the people that supply the gaiters will...

Usually the people that supply the gaiters will supply the grease.--:}
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st October 2021, 18:52
Replies: 33
Views: 2,000
Posted By COLVERT
No bodge possible.--:eek:MY father had, many...

No bodge possible.--:eek:MY father had, many years ago, an Austin A40 saloon.

He had a core plug on the engine block that was weeping water.

In order to remove it he decided to drill a hole in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 21:26
Replies: 23
Views: 1,696
Posted By COLVERT
Exactly as Trikey says. Especially if it fires up...

Exactly as Trikey says. Especially if it fires up on Easy Start and then keeps on running.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 21:19
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By COLVERT
:iagree::wot::munch:

:iagree::wot::munch:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 21:09
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By COLVERT
The rear bush housings can be fitted alone on the...

The rear bush housings can be fitted alone on the existing arms, however-------------------it is very, very important the new housings are fitted exactly in the same positions on the arms as the old...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 20:58
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
HI, Ronnie.--Without meaning to I seem to have...

HI, Ronnie.--Without meaning to I seem to have hijacked your thread. SORRY, SORRY, SORRY.----:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 20:46
Replies: 89
Views: 9,808
Posted By COLVERT
Neither of those links works.--:shrug:

Neither of those links works.--:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2021, 20:34
Replies: 178
Views: 272,243
Posted By COLVERT
Now that is a really sensible idea. Will do that...

Now that is a really sensible idea. Will do that myself to get better drainage.---Thanks.--:bowdown:
Forum: Social Forum 20th October 2021, 12:25
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By COLVERT
Oh I see.--No quarter given then for the really...

Oh I see.--No quarter given then for the really old folk.--Just you wait. I'll get my own back on you when you reach 84.

:smilie_re: Now go stand in the corner and repeat to yourself---I do like...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 20th October 2021, 11:36
Replies: 33
Views: 2,000
Posted By COLVERT
A dodge rather than a bodge. Many many years...

A dodge rather than a bodge.

Many many years ago when oil was like glue in the winter the father of a friend used to light a small fire under the sump of his engine so the oil was runny enough to...
Forum: Social Forum 17th October 2021, 20:47
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By COLVERT
IT WAS a tongue in cheek remark.---:D:D:D ...

IT WAS a tongue in cheek remark.---:D:D:D

Not to be taken literally.----:twonk::target:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2021, 21:39
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
Finally bolted that bush housing into place...

Finally bolted that bush housing into place today.------:D:D:D--What a job. Never again.

Anyone about to fit a new lower front suspension arm.--It is essential that the bush housing is in the...
Forum: Social Forum 15th October 2021, 21:21
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By COLVERT
Do you mean I drilled and tapped that hole for...

Do you mean I drilled and tapped that hole for nothing??-------------:duh:--




JOKE !!!
Forum: Social Forum 14th October 2021, 21:47
Replies: 162,694
Views: 6,940,174
Posted By COLVERT
How much a liter are you paying for it at the...

How much a liter are you paying for it at the moment ??----:}
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 22:43
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By COLVERT
That's cos it's in the end you can't see.---:p:

That's cos it's in the end you can't see.---:p:
Forum: Social Forum 13th October 2021, 21:29
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By COLVERT
They probably had one of these in stock.--( As...

They probably had one of these in stock.--( As below. )--The cable goes in the round hole and a grub screw holds it in place.--Will obviously work for a variety of cable sizes.---;)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2021, 21:17
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
Post No 4.---Spent 4 hours yesterday trying to...

Post No 4.---Spent 4 hours yesterday trying to line up the two bolts that hold the rubber bush in place.--No luck there so I gave up.
Will have another go tomorrow.---

The bush housing slid...
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 22:13
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By COLVERT
YIKES !!!!!----:eek:

YIKES !!!!!----:eek:
Forum: Social Forum 11th October 2021, 22:10
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By COLVERT
SNAP !!!-----Exactly how I've been feeling...

SNAP !!!-----Exactly how I've been feeling lately.--Time reached a peak at around 25 for me and since then I've been going down that slippery slope of ever shortening days running ever faster just to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2021, 22:01
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By COLVERT
A man after my own heart.---:D Been messing...

A man after my own heart.---:D

Been messing about today with the front suspension lower arm. I fitted the right hand side early last year working over a pit. Not too bad.

In the last couple of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 21:10
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By COLVERT
Doesn't need pumping. Just the drain holes...

Doesn't need pumping. Just the drain holes cleaned out.---It will then dry out by itself.--Of course when it rains it will get damp again but that will not be a problem.---Keep it unblocked and all...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 21:06
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By COLVERT
Come back Martin and read the rest of the replies...

Come back Martin and read the rest of the replies to your questions.---:D
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 21:02
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By COLVERT
Just the no-entry sign for me.---Happened on a...

Just the no-entry sign for me.---Happened on a couple more of your posts previously as well.----:shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2021, 20:52
Replies: 20
Views: 1,404
Posted By COLVERT
Vague post.--Which tyres are you referring to, if...

Vague post.--Which tyres are you referring to, if it is tyres you mean ??--:shrug:
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