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Forum: 4.3 Exterior   Yesterday, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 253
Posted By ravdad1
I want a set of those sport wheels so bad, they...

I want a set of those sport wheels so bad, they look great. I will be looking for a set or rfp1 for the rav in the future.
Forum: 4.3 General   03-26-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,861
Posted By ravdad1
Well the rav4 will eventually be given to my wife...

Well the rav4 will eventually be given to my wife so it will be in the family as long as it can run. That means I'll be in the market for something myself; my only mandatory criteria is must be...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 32,626
Posted By ravdad1
I've had my recall done for over a year now and...

I've had my recall done for over a year now and so far so good. Vanib, thanks for posting that pdf, you are correct the rears cannot be realigned after being epoxied. My question is that during the...
Forum: 4.3 General   02-15-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,042
Posted By ravdad1
Us people from the DMV just experienced our first...

Us people from the DMV just experienced our first blizzard like conditions of the winter season yesterday. Icy, sleety roads that stranded tons of cars and I'd say 80% or more wheels spinning. At...
Forum: Site News & Feedback   11-21-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,408
Posted By ravdad1
I've have had nothing but good experiences here...

I've have had nothing but good experiences here and the members are very helpful to new members. The only thing sometimes pictures are not uploaded in threads, not sure whats the issue with that. ...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By ravdad1
I'll eventually get around to upgrading the...

I'll eventually get around to upgrading the headunit, this is just a temporary solution. I really like the google maps on my iphone and use it quite frequently, any headunit gurus know of one one...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By ravdad1
phone mount solution

Hey guys, I wanted to find a way to have a phone mount that is able to charge my phone, play music and not have alot of wire clutter! So I did a little researching and found this solution:

phone...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-17-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By ravdad1
the new oil filter should come with a plastic...

the new oil filter should come with a plastic piece you put in the oil filter housing to drain the oil filter. you can then remove the housing with the tool vanib described and won't lose any oil! ...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-12-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By ravdad1
Criss-cross pattern like putting back on wheels...

Criss-cross pattern like putting back on wheels or engine head bolts, torque lightly make several passes to distribute the pressure evenly. I normally would hand tighten once the bolts are settled...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   11-12-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By ravdad1
From my experience, usually when something like...

From my experience, usually when something like this happens on the transmission pan, the sequence to bolt the pan back on is incorrect or over/under-torqued. If it's still dripping, it could be the...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   11-11-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 44,318
Posted By ravdad1
this is such an awesome mod, a must have for usdm...

this is such an awesome mod, a must have for usdm rav4s
Forum: RAV Lounge   11-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 130,017
Posted By ravdad1
i switched it up from gunmetal wheels to chrome...

i switched it up from gunmetal wheels to chrome lol its quite gaudy i must say but i like it.
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Forum: 4.3 Interior   11-03-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,419
Posted By ravdad1
looks good, ive seen ppl doing this type of mod...

looks good, ive seen ppl doing this type of mod before on different cars. i was wondering what factors made you install that OS as opposed to the other ones available.
Forum: Shopping and Test Drives   11-01-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By ravdad1
just proves that tires can make all the...

just proves that tires can make all the difference in snow. FWD cars like a civic with dedicated snow tires can outperform the rav4 awd on A/S depending on how high the snow is. i live in MD, the...
Forum: RAV Lounge   10-31-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,271
Posted By ravdad1
sami does this involve liberal amounts of 3m...

sami does this involve liberal amounts of 3m spray ;)
Forum: 4.4 Interior   10-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,435
Posted By ravdad1
that looks good and you did the work yourself...i...

that looks good and you did the work yourself...i know its tons of work doing upholstery swaps. i recently missed out on a whole tan leather katzkin set for 200, feel so dumb for just not getting...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   10-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By ravdad1
Eh well I called weathertech and the customer...

Eh well I called weathertech and the customer service representative said they haven't changed the formulation at all and that it was "memory foam" so all I would need to do is bend them the other...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   10-30-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By ravdad1
Wow nice vanib! Never knew about this if...

Wow nice vanib! Never knew about this if weathertech stands by their product and gives me a replacement with the sturdier lip, then I'll be a happy camper. I will give them a call later today.
Forum: 4.4 Interior   10-29-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By ravdad1
I have weathertech front, 2nd row and cargo tray....

I have weathertech front, 2nd row and cargo tray. The cargo tray works as intended. The high outside lip will definitely protect from spills but the surface is a bit slippery. Overall I am...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,298
Posted By ravdad1
when I go around 80mph on the freeway, i get...

when I go around 80mph on the freeway, i get 25MPG. this is definitely attributed to the transmission and gearing. the sweet spot for the 4 cyl is cruising at 65, I have been able to get 32MPG...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   10-23-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,961
Posted By ravdad1
I was in the same boat as you when I received my...

I was in the same boat as you when I received my prelude that needed tons of work...after buying the car and paying the fees for registration, I didn't have much left and had to change the timing...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   10-16-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By ravdad1
the lights were separate. it was kinda a PITA to...

the lights were separate. it was kinda a PITA to install the bar because you have to cut the plastic engine undercover to be able to mount the bar. the instructions on where to make the cuts on the...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   10-16-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By ravdad1
you're pretty much describing my quest to give my...

you're pretty much describing my quest to give my rav4 a little more attitude. i got a nudge bar, hella 500, window tints, gunmetal wheels. nothing too crazy.
...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-15-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By ravdad1
My carseat allows to use the latch system I think...

My carseat allows to use the latch system I think until 35lbs and then I have to switch to the seatbelt. According to many members on car-seat.org, it's not recommended to use both the latch and...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-15-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By ravdad1
I want to add some info about the rav4 regarding...

I want to add some info about the rav4 regarding the car seat install. The 3rd gen rav4 has advanced airbags so car seats cannot be "braced" against the front seat. Bracing is when you have the car...
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