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Well, after having the ZR for under two years, we have decided to go our seperate ways.

Never had any luck with the machine, had only had it for a month when the heat shield needed replacing, and this was around the same time that my windows were tinted for one of them to be shot out with an air rifle the next day, luckily the tint held the window in place so it could slide nicely down the side of the car causing deep scratches :(

then i noticed my back alloys were corroded, and needed re-sprayed.

this followed by all of the locks being replaced about 3 months later...

after that came the alarm, which was going off for no reason constantly, needed a new sounder...

it then came winter and with all of the rain, my sunroof started leaking, i was told that i needed a new sunroof unit (i didnt even bother) this resulted in a wet backside half the winter as it was leaking all the time!

next problem came the boot lock again, that started clicking when i unlocked and locked the car, which it still does to this day..

another problem was that there was a problem with the electrics, and my break lights and headlights were constantly fusing...

then the major problems started... about 6 moths ago the car was starting to shudder when i was starting it, there was also a rattling starting from the exhaust... eventually i took it to the garage, where all of the headgasket tests were carried out... it turned out to be a new thermostat which was needing replaced...

this lasted about 3 months, then about 2 moths ago these problems slowly started again, ended up having to replace the water every couple of weeks, and in the meantime the rattling coming from the exhaust was getting worse and worse...

was driving home on thursday night and the rattling became unberable, and suddenly i just lost power completley and the car broke down!

turns out the headgasket totally went, and also my cat had collapsed...

there was also many other small problems along the way, but i cant even remember them all!

decided that enough was enough and traded the car in, unbelievably a garage actually took it! so in its last journey i drove it to the garage (broke down 4 times on the way there) and had to push it for its last 10 metres...

picked up my new car yesterday which im afraid to say is not an MG

RIP



and in with the new!

Fiesta ST150


unfortunately my MG experience was a terrible one, hope nobody else has to go through the same as i did!
 

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Well mate, sorry ur ZR experience was so shocking, hope ur Fiesta goes a bit better for u. Not a massive fan of them but u could do a lot worse so good luck with this one.
 

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where did you get your zed?

if it was already owned by other people then maybe they ragged it about, gave it no care, love or attention and that's why your personal experience was so bad...?
 

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i would defo get another ZR after all the sh!t this one has givin me includin the HGF - 10 tires due to nails and 2 due to blow outs day after i got it due to tracking -

i hate this car (technically a rover 25 but still lol) more than any other car i have had (7) but i also love it the most too and never want to get rid - im afraid i would miss it too much - **waits to see how long it takes for a new thread from you sayin u actually miss yours lol**
 

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i would defo get another ZR after all the sh!t this one has givin me includin the HGF - 10 tires due to nails and 2 due to blow outs day after i got it due to tracking -

i hate this car (technically a rover 25 but still lol) more than any other car i have had (7) but i also love it the most too and never want to get rid - im afraid i would miss it too much - **waits to see how long it takes for a new thread from you sayin u actually miss yours lol**
I love my zed to bits!! would happily get another one but hoping that i'll never need to unless i want to get a bigger engine, but hey there's always conversions available ;)

there is bound to be something about it you will miss, you may not realise it now, but I would say over time you will notice what made you get the zr!!
 

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i actually put my 200 up for sale due to financial reasons but i couldnt bare to part with it so it got parked up instead.
 

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can i ask? is that the registered number plate on the zed or just a show plate? lol

whats it stand for? :D
 

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can i ask? is that the registered number plate on the zed or just a show plate? lol

whats it stand for? :D
its just a chop mate :D

to be honest i dont really think ill miss my ZR at all, never had any fun with it as its always had problems, honestly glad to see it gone, i love the way they look, and i loved the power at the time (compared to the 1.6 escort i had before)

i think the problem was that when i bought it there was already 50k on the clock, probably been very badly driven :( i do wish i could have loved it, but time for something new and im delighted with my purchase :D
 

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Jigga, I'm sorry but you slated the crap outta it on EC. No fair!

So don't post sad faces or RIP.

I don't mean to create any animosity, just don't go all two-faced.

But as I said before, good choice in replacement car!
 

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Jigga, I'm sorry but you slated the crap outta it on EC. No fair!

So don't post sad faces or RIP.

I don't mean to create any animosity, just don't go all two-faced.

But as I said before, good choice in replacement car!
Tbh if i'd had all those problems I'd slag the fook out of it!

Glad you've found yourself a decent new car mate, get the induction sorted out for a decent amount of ponies :)
 

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Jigga, I'm sorry but you slated the crap outta it on EC. No fair!

So don't post sad faces or RIP.

I don't mean to create any animosity, just don't go all two-faced.

But as I said before, good choice in replacement car!

dude, i slagged the **** out of it on ec, but i wasnt exactly nice about it here either.... the post i put there is 99% factual... 1 sad face at the fact i got deep scratches due to it being shot at!

i said RIP in the post fair enough, but thats just to create an 'eye catching' title...

taking those 2 facts aside, ive made a long list of all the faults, and stated ive now bought a car im happy with,

and when big p said ill probably miss it i said i didnt think i would...

ive slated it more on ec because all these guys here are driving the same car i did, so i dont wanna come on here and be like 'MG's are ****e!' cos im not that kinda person...

just wanted to get that clear mate... but thanks for the good comment about the new car bud
 

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infact RIP wasnt even in the title, i put it at the bottom, dont see that as being 2 faced at all mate, kinda resent that, i just dont wanna upset a bunch of people with zr's by stating how crap they are :)
 

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ive slated it more on ec because all these guys here are driving the same car i did, so i dont wanna come on here and be like 'MG's are ****e!' cos im not that kinda person...
So you slagged off MG's on a diff forum and lies to us!? I feel used and abused!!

:trease:
 

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infact RIP wasnt even in the title, i put it at the bottom, dont see that as being 2 faced at all mate, kinda resent that, i just dont wanna upset a bunch of people with zr's by stating how crap they are :)
Hehe fair play.

PS: Skipz is a w*nk
 

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:D ZR nice car,,, :) all cars got a problems :) ... so i dont bovoured about that ..! yes i spend much money on them but i know how much my brother and father pays for they new cars :D that is expensive :D
 
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