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Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 11:52 PM
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Welcome! Can you describe the noise more...

Welcome! Can you describe the noise more completely and/or even include a recorded sound bite of it?
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Blogson
Digging around on the internet reveals that there...

Digging around on the internet reveals that there are computerized filling systems available but they appear to be quite expensive and it is doubtful that car dealerships would have them. And I...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 07:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Blogson
I questioned that as well, but on the other hand...

I questioned that as well, but on the other hand one could envision a computerised system where all the service tech has to do is to make certain is to make certain that the vehicle's service order...
Forum: 4.4 General   Yesterday, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,388
Posted By Blogson
Hmmm . . . now I wonder whether I could shoehorn...

Hmmm . . . now I wonder whether I could shoehorn a Cummins into my wife's CR-V . . . .:D
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Blogson
That's good news. And as Dr. Dyno noted, one has...

That's good news. And as Dr. Dyno noted, one has to wonder whether the dealership has overfilled other vehicles as well, especially as the dealership reportedly had said that one of their computer...
Forum: 4.4 General   10-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,388
Posted By Blogson
That of course is a matter of opinion. From a...

That of course is a matter of opinion. From a JuneBug post:



Features added and dropped for the 2013-2014 RAV4


RAV4 Features added for 2013:

Eco Driving Indicator
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By Blogson
Agree with Dr. Dyno - carefully document...

Agree with Dr. Dyno - carefully document everything about what happened and the dealer's explanation, and keep a careful eye on the engine oil level and note any change, such as the engine using oil....
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   10-28-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Blogson
Most such warranties actually generate profit for...

Most such warranties actually generate profit for the companies which issue them. Obviously whether to buy that sort of warranty is an individual choice, but from personal experience, 50+ years of...
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   10-27-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By Blogson
What is the "warranty" supposed to cover? For...

What is the "warranty" supposed to cover? For $165 one can have a lot of punctures repaired . . . the "warranty" may be a rip-off. OEM tires already are most likely partially covered by the tire...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   10-26-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By Blogson
Are the welded frame nuts rusted internally? It...

Are the welded frame nuts rusted internally? It may be necessary to use something like penetrating oil to help dissolve the rust and serve as a lubricant.
Forum: 4.2 General   10-26-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Blogson
Which weight oil does your race quad use? I use...

Which weight oil does your race quad use? I use Shell Rotella T-6 fully synthetic 5w-40 in my motorcycle (wet clutch), the oil is JASO listed for motorcycle use, has the metal content which has been...
Forum: 4.4 General   10-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Blogson
When I lived in Minnesota I had block heaters in...

When I lived in Minnesota I had block heaters in my vehicles, switched on by timers to conserve electricity. No problems with starting even in -20F temperatures, and the vehicles were kept outdoors.
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   10-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By Blogson
My wife's CR-V is Japan-built, no build quality...

My wife's CR-V is Japan-built, no build quality problems. My RAV is Canada-built, no build quality problems. One equipment difference is that the CR-V has a Panasonic battery which given our...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-25-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By Blogson
That's a recipe for having more rats - not only...

That's a recipe for having more rats - not only will it attract more vermin but it will encourage them to reproduce more and to make nests close by and even gnaw holes into walls so they can nest...
Forum: Member Introductions   10-24-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By Blogson
For curiosity's sake, what happened with your...

For curiosity's sake, what happened with your wife's Miata? We have friends who own them.
Forum: Member Introductions   10-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Blogson
Older thread, but Welcome! Don't know the exact...

Older thread, but Welcome! Don't know the exact answer to your query, but you might try a free, supposed to be dwg, source such as:
Free eDrawings Viewer for SolidWorks, DWG, and DXF Files |...
Forum: 4.4 General   10-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,752
Posted By Blogson
We've had both Hondas and Toyotas. Currently my...

We've had both Hondas and Toyotas. Currently my wife has a '10 CRV and it's a very competent vehicle. No problems so far, and we and she have taken it on a number of long distance trips. The...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   10-23-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Blogson
It might help if you would post which color(s)...

It might help if you would post which color(s) you want to buy. I got tan fabric front seat covers from Walmart, have what they refer to as SmartSean technology so that even though they cover the...
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   10-22-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 107
Posted By Blogson
One help in diagnosing the problem would be to...

One help in diagnosing the problem would be to determine whether it actually is RPM - determined , is a transmission problem, or is determined by road speed. For example, does the noise occur at...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   10-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Blogson
The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with...

The cargo cover also came/comes in tan - OEM with my '11 Base with the Upgrade Value Package.
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   10-21-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Blogson
Congratulations on getting everything sorted out....

Congratulations on getting everything sorted out. You're fortunate that your "idiot buddy" didn't blow the ECU when he connected the cables backwards!
Forum: 4.3 General   10-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Blogson
At least the RAV isn't included in the recall...

At least the RAV isn't included in the recall list and the 4.3 is excluded because of its model years:


"The Toyota vehicles affected by Monday's recall are from model years 2002 through 2005,...
Forum: 4.4 General   10-21-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By Blogson
Toyota reportedly has $35 billion in cash...

Toyota reportedly has $35 billion in cash reserves. Obviously they don't use that to lower their prices! And so what does another recall amount to?
Forum: 4.2 General   10-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Blogson
And there's at least one more Aberdeen, in...

And there's at least one more Aberdeen, in Maryland, but the thought was about areas which are most likely to be high road salt use areas. Maybe more is used in the Aberdeens in Washington and...
Forum: 4.2 General   10-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By Blogson
Aberdeen, Scotland? South Dakota? If you live...

Aberdeen, Scotland? South Dakota? If you live in either area what the pics show very likely is winter road salt rust and damage, rather than from brake cleaning as DL175 suggests. The fact that...
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