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Forum: 4.3 General   07-22-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,285
Posted By ravdad1
Thanks for the info! We can all agree that...

Thanks for the info! We can all agree that toyota is dodging the proper fix by not providing the 2012 non adjustable arms...If they would admit the control arm was substandard and performed the...
Forum: 4.3 General   07-20-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,285
Posted By ravdad1
JuneBug: Is this part compatible between i4 and...

JuneBug: Is this part compatible between i4 and v6 and if so, can you provide the part numbers? When I replace struts, I may look into performing a complete replacement of all these parts.
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-20-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By ravdad1
28-31mpg is about right going 65mph. 70+ is when...

28-31mpg is about right going 65mph. 70+ is when you will begin to see it go down to 24-26mpg. If you pass alot or accelerate, expect it to go down as well. Unfortunately I do 90% city driving and...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-19-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,634
Posted By ravdad1
JuneBug, that is not the thread I was referring...

JuneBug, that is not the thread I was referring to, the one I remember included pictures which showed the passenger rear wheel totally out of camber but still attached to the hub, exactly like the...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   07-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,634
Posted By ravdad1
You are not the first person to post something...

You are not the first person to post something like this...I can't remember the other member's UN but the exact same thing happened to them.

I'm no expert but I will give my own input...from the...
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   07-08-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 21,533
Posted By ravdad1
At some point we are just going to have to accept...

At some point we are just going to have to accept the rav4 was not made for anything more than soft trails...anything involving rocks, skid plate or no and we are going to have to look into something...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   04-29-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By ravdad1
Thank you for sharing your experience and...

Thank you for sharing your experience and providing a solution with follow up. When I was looking for a 'new' car, I strongly considered a 2005 4.2 Rav4, my reasoning was it was the end of a model...
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-28-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By ravdad1
My Diono car seat came with tie downs like the...

My Diono car seat came with tie downs like the one pico first linked.
Forum: 4.3 Interior   04-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By ravdad1
Pop off the plastic piece on the floor in the 2nd...

Pop off the plastic piece on the floor in the 2nd row that covers where the front seats are bolted to the floor, both the left and right covers pop off. Tether there.
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,911
Posted By ravdad1
Listen, the OP posted several features added in...

Listen, the OP posted several features added in the 4.4 refresh that were in the 4.3. Why is it now that these features are being added? I'm sure he is not the only 4.4 owner to feel this way...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,911
Posted By ravdad1
I can post anywhere I please, tis a free country....

I can post anywhere I please, tis a free country. And no I'm not sour, I am being critical of Toyota's cost cutting tactics, there's a difference.
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,911
Posted By ravdad1
Taken from the features added/dropped thread,...

Taken from the features added/dropped thread, many of these features are far from "quaint" and take away from the accessibility/usability of the rav4. I've starred the features that I use regularly...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-07-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,911
Posted By ravdad1
Aside from the 6spd auto transmission the 4.4 has...

Aside from the 6spd auto transmission the 4.4 has over the 4.3, there are tons of shortcomings. Honestly, I may even prefer my ancient 4spd that I can service myself unlike the 4.4 which needs...
Forum: Private Party Classifieds   04-02-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 585
Posted By ravdad1
FS: 2" Bullbar and Hella 500FF foglights

I'm going in a different direction with the rav4 so the bullbar and the fog lights are up for sale.


Item description:
1) 2" Bullbar with mounting brackets-purchased from truckchamps ($170)
2)...
Forum: RAV Lounge   03-31-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By ravdad1
I've taken several naps in the back of my 2010...

I've taken several naps in the back of my 2010 rav4 quite comfortably. I store a plush sleeping bag under the trunk board and a pillow. The seats fold flat and can have two adults (<6ft) laying...
Forum: 4.4 Interior   03-29-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By ravdad1
speaking of these dash switches...does anybody...

speaking of these dash switches...does anybody know where I will be able to find the blank covers or provide a part number (4.3)
Forum: 4.3 Exterior   03-27-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
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: 3,256
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: Recall   03-25-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 48,169
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: 6,228
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: 1,898
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: 1,055
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: 1,055
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: 1,845
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: 22
Views: 2,072
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...
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