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Forum: 4.3 General   Today, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
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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   Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 163
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   Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
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   Yesterday, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
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: 436
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: 80
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: 168
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: 357
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: 270
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: 595
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: 174
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: 174
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...
Forum: 4.3 General   10-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By Blogson
So-called dealership "service advisors" often are...

So-called dealership "service advisors" often are on commission pay - the more services which they can persuade customers to buy, the more they are paid. Why the "injector cleaning" was done when...
Forum: Private Party Classifieds   10-19-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By Blogson
Good luck, but you might want to consider that...

Good luck, but you might want to consider that the 06-08 V6s had a disproportionate share of coolant pump problems and there have been quite a few complaints about transmission whine.
Forum: 4.1 D.I.Y. and Modifications   10-17-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By Blogson
Mensajero, is there any part of your RAV apart...

Mensajero, is there any part of your RAV apart from the body which is OEM? Bring on those rally brakes! :smile
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Blogson
Yeah, not many miles but relatively hard miles...

Yeah, not many miles but relatively hard miles since nearly all of them have been accumulated on short trips (average maybe 2.5 miles per trip) in this cool climate area. That should be a recipe for...
Forum: 4.1 General   10-17-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Blogson
A lot of people would be very interested in your...

A lot of people would be very interested in your 2-door RAV, and especially if it is in great condition. If you wish to have a newer or new RAV you will get much more cash by selling your existing...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Blogson
A battery voltage reading of 12.7V after it...

A battery voltage reading of 12.7V after it having sat all night should be OK. Of course that doesn't indicate the battery's performance under load, but since it passed the Autozone load test and...
Forum: 4.3 Mechanical   10-17-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Blogson
From your description of voltage checks after the...

From your description of voltage checks after the new alternator was installed the alternator is working as it should. I would, as JuneBug does, suspect the battery. The battery voltage reading is...
Forum: Toyota   10-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Blogson
Perhaps Toyota corporate has become...

Perhaps Toyota corporate has become super-sensitive to possible legal actions and to the U.S. government levying huge penalties against it for potential safety-related defects, whether actual or...
Forum: Member Introductions   10-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Blogson
Welcome! Enjoy your V6 RAV, even if you're not...

Welcome! Enjoy your V6 RAV, even if you're not pleased about how it came to be yours.
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   10-13-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Blogson
If the car's battery had an internal short and/or...

If the car's battery had an internal short and/or was severely discharged as the description appears to indicate it is possible that there wouldn't have been sufficient voltage to activate the panel...
Forum: 4.1 Faults & Fixes   10-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By Blogson
The cause probably is a bad battery - maybe has...

The cause probably is a bad battery - maybe has developed an internal short. Suggest that you thoroughly clean the battery and cable terminals with a wire brush (there are special wire brushes for...
Forum: Off Topic   10-13-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By Blogson
Keep safe! I thought you PR folks were in the...

Keep safe! I thought you PR folks were in the clear for this hurricane season . . .
Forum: 4.3 General   10-13-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By Blogson
Good luck, and enjoy your new ride!

Good luck, and enjoy your new ride!
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