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#81 (permalink) Old 02-21-2013, 07:42 PM
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That low temperature will at least keep the mosquitos at bay until spring.
Mosquitoes? I thought they were buzzards . . . .

In this balmy weather, he will probably be installing the new HID outside in his T shirt LOL

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Mosquitoes? I thought they were buzzards . . . .

In this balmy weather, he will probably be installing the new HID outside in his T shirt LOL
After lots of research, HID's are ordered from here:

Xtreme Digital HID Kits

My RAV was built yesterday. I'm chomping at the bit. From Woodstock to Winnipeg by rail shouldn't take too long. I should get it about 7-10 days. Thankfully I can do the lights and anything else in my attached garage. It's an unheated garage but the coldest it has ever got in there is -4C. (With the doors closed)
T-shirt and shorts? Not until late April here.

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After lots of research, HID's are ordered from here:

Xtreme Digital HID Kits

My RAV was built yesterday. I'm chomping at the bit. From Woodstock to Winnipeg by rail shouldn't take too long. I should get it about 7-10 days. Thankfully I can do the lights and anything else in my attached garage. It's an unheated garage but the coldest it has ever got in there is -4C. (With the doors closed)
T-shirt and shorts? Not until late April here.
I called my salesman last week and he said mine entered production on the 7th, and would reach the dealership ~2/28. The Rav race is on. 1st to post a pick wins!
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I called my salesman last week and he said mine entered production on the 7th, and would reach the dealership ~2/28. The Rav race is on. 1st to post a pick wins!
You have a 2 week head start. Not fair! There's no way I'll get mine in a week.

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I should get it about 7-10 days.
Maybe unfair; winnipeg is about as far from woodstock as denver is. I talked to a fleet salesman the week of the 7th & he said my vehicle hadn't entered production, but a week later, my salesman said it did, so who knows...My only worry at this point is mpg. Only 3 members have posted partial tank readings. So many people on this site have bought new Rav's, certainly someone has gone thru a tank of gas and knows what they got for mpg, hopefully they aren't disappointed, and that's why they haven't posted.
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My only worry at this point is mpg.
That's the least of my concerns. Going from a V6 5 spd to an I4 6 spd will net me a real world increase of at least 4 mpg. I'm happy. I don't even keep track of my fuel consumption.
I'm most looking forward to a plusher and quieter ride.

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I called my salesman last week and he said mine entered production on the 7th, and would reach the dealership ~2/28. The Rav race is on. 1st to post a pick wins!
You win! Nice pics.

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You win! Nice pics.
Thanks. About to go test it out in the snow. 50F and sunny yesterday, today: 7" and still coming down. Will report back how it did.
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The Rav passed the snow test with flying colors. About 5-7" of very wet snow and I plowed thru just fine. I tried to get it stuck on a hill in our neighborhood (so I could use the lock button to free myself), but it kept going. I did try lock mode, and it is going to be a huge help in very deep snow or ice. I'm missing my Tacoma less and less...
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I called my salesman last week and he said mine entered production on the 7th, and would reach the dealership ~2/28. The Rav race is on. 1st to post a pick wins!
Just spoke to my salesman. Build was Feb.20 and delivery on or about Mar. 12
Three weeks seems like a long time to get from Woodstock ON to Winnipeg MB but what do I know?

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