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Forum: 4.4 General   07-03-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,232
Posted By Blogson
My V6 has a sunroof, so to swap it for a 4.4 4...

My V6 has a sunroof, so to swap it for a 4.4 4 banger with a sunroof the only thing I'd get from losing the V6 is three beeps? Yikes!!!:wink
Forum: 4.3 General   06-18-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By Blogson
I agree - I don't like sunroofs, either....

I agree - I don't like sunroofs, either. Unfortunately the one on my '11 RAV was mandatory with the options package which I wanted. I miss the days when one could order just exactly what one wanted...
Forum: 4.1 Accessories   06-15-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,748
Posted By Blogson
Err, isn't the entire exhaust system grounded...

Err, isn't the entire exhaust system grounded without mods because there are metal-to-metal connections all the way from the exhaust pipe (tail pipe) through to the engine, which has to be grounded...
Forum: 4.3 General   06-14-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,163
Posted By Blogson
I bought mine because of the RAV4's very good...

I bought mine because of the RAV4's very good reliability record as in Consumer Reports magazine, the V6 engine, being able to get the exterior and interior colors I wanted, the availability of...
Forum: RAV Lounge   06-14-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Blogson
Again, nice pics! Looking forward to more. When...

Again, nice pics! Looking forward to more. When I blow them up the close foregrounds become blurred while the rest is still clear - is that because of an exposure or an f-stop setting, or do you...
Forum: 4.3 General   06-11-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Blogson
Yep - that's why I used the word "should" rather...

Yep - that's why I used the word "should" rather than "will."
Forum: 4.4 General   06-09-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,607
Posted By Blogson
Suggest that you check out the April 2015 issue...

Suggest that you check out the April 2015 issue of Consumer Reports or their magazine about best cars, generally available in public libraries and the mag. about cars usually can be had where...
Forum: 4.2 Faults & Fixes   06-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 900
Posted By Blogson
To find out about recalls you can go to...

To find out about recalls you can go to www.toyotaowners.com (http://www.toyotaowners.com) and join - you will need to enter your RAV's VIN to do so. That should reveal any recalls as well as...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-30-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 834
Posted By Blogson
So far my wife and I patronize two dealerships...

So far my wife and I patronize two dealerships within the Lithia chain (she has a CR-V) and so far they have given us very good service. However. although Lithia has a strong presence in much of...
Forum: 4.2 General   05-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Jimmy. Hopefully you will enjoy your...

Welcome, Jimmy. Hopefully you will enjoy your RAV and get the mods which you want installed OK, and that the driver door lock problem can be sorted out.
Forum: 4.4 General   05-18-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 523
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and enjoy your new RAV XLE!

Welcome, and enjoy your new RAV XLE!
Forum: 4.4 General   05-15-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,530
Posted By Blogson
Sitting in almost any vehicle used to aggravate...

Sitting in almost any vehicle used to aggravate my sciatica, which was so bad at times that I couldn't even move without being in excruciating pain. The remedy, despite doctors' advice which was to...
Forum: 4.4 General   05-05-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By Blogson
and/or my 1960 Ford V8 . . .

and/or my 1960 Ford V8 . . .
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   05-03-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By Blogson
Checked your profile - says that you have a V6....

Checked your profile - says that you have a V6. According to several posts, including if I recall one from moderator JuneBug the 4.3 A/C compressor on the V6 is a continuously running variable rate...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-30-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Blogson
Interesting Cruise Control Behavior

Something for V6 RAV4 folks to cogitate over when having nothing else to do. Interesting phenomenon with my '11 V6 RAV. Switch on cruise control at least 45 mph so trans and TC lock in 5th gear and...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,432
Posted By Blogson
It's good to see the apologies and updates to...

It's good to see the apologies and updates to mclass555 after he/she basically was berated for having their new RAV serviced at 2000 miles. I was ready to bail out of this forum but all seems to be...
Forum: Member Introductions   04-23-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Bob. Enjoy your RAV - sounds like you...

Welcome, Bob. Enjoy your RAV - sounds like you got a great low mileage vehicle.
Forum: 4.4 Exterior   04-22-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,623
Posted By Blogson
Interesting article about "rail dust." But if...

Interesting article about "rail dust." But if the paint actually is bubbling up it sounds like a defect and if so should be corrected under warranty, and in any event if the problem is rail dust...
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   04-22-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,589
Posted By Blogson
And if the mountains in the West were flattened...

And if the mountains in the West were flattened there wouldn't even be the Pacific - the U.S. would stretch all the way to Asia . . :wink
Forum: Member Introductions   04-22-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, and enjoy your RAV. The V6 will help ....

Welcome, and enjoy your RAV. The V6 will help . . . :wink
Forum: Member Introductions   04-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By Blogson
Welcome, Alex! Presumably gray is silver...

Welcome, Alex! Presumably gray is silver metallic? Enjoy your RAV!
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   04-16-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Blogson
From another RAV4World post, quoting the V6...

From another RAV4World post, quoting the V6 service manual: "A hydraulic lash adjuster, which maintains a constant zero valve clearance through the use of oil pressure and spring force, is used."
...
Forum: Toyota   04-15-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By Blogson
There was a similar but less detailed report in...

There was a similar but less detailed report in Car and Driver. To answer the query posed in the story in the link, people who want small and even larger cars soon may have no choice - turbo engines...
Forum: 4.4 Mechanical   04-10-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By Blogson
How many kms has the vehicle been driven between...

How many kms has the vehicle been driven between when the first photo was taken and subsequent pics which show the discoloration? The discoloration could be buildup from normal use and exposure...
Forum: 4.4 General   04-01-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,812
Posted By Blogson
I told my selling dealer exactly what I wanted...

I told my selling dealer exactly what I wanted and he delivered exactly what I wanted. Didn't try to sell me anything more or tack on any extra charges.:smile
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